FREEBETTER'S NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR 1776
FREEBETTER'S NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR 1776
FREEBETTER'S NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR 1776

FREEBETTER'S NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR 1776

New London [Connecticut]: T[imothy] Green, [1775]. Small Octavo, [24] pages; VG; with some support adhered along the spine; some rubbing and wear to fore edge, lower fore edge missing from rear cover, small amount of chipping to middle of front fore edge; interior with minor blotching and wear;

The cover woodcut is a crude copy of the Revere engraving "The Able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught," showing tea being forced down America's throat, with the caption "Boston Cannonaded." Also includes the patriotic poems "Thoughts on Tyranny" and "The Unnatural Parent," and a long genealogy of George III tracing back to "William the Conqueror, who was a son of a whore";

RF consignment; extremely scarce; shelved case 3.

9-41-1315592

Shelved Dupont Bookstore

Price: $7,500

NOTES

Advertised in the Connecticut gazette, New London, Oct. 27, 1775.; Drake 305; Evans 14001; Hamilton 75

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