Lot 3 of 522:
By the first female professional writer in the USA  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$900
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
A Summary History of New-England, from the First Settlement at Plymouth, to the Acceptance of the Federal Constitution. Comprehending a General Sketch of the American War

Author:
Adams, Hannah

Place:
Dedham, MA

Publisher:
Printed for the Author, by H. Mann and J.H. Adams

Date:
1799

Description:

513, [1] pp. (8vo) 8¼x5", period calf, morocco spine label. First Edition.

The author is considered the first female professional writer in the United States.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Cover somewhat worn, chipping at ends of darkened spine with scuffs and scrapes to leather, label chipped; binding somewhat shaken, some chips and tears to leaves, moderate foxing, some dampstains, some leaves creased; good or better.


 
Item number:
306189
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