February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

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  Lot 6
 
Lot 6 - [Americana] (Low, Nathaniel)

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[Americana] (Low, Nathaniel)
(An Astronomical Diary; or, Almanack, for the Year of Christian Aera, 1777. Being the First Year of American Independence)

(Boston: J. Gill, 1776). 16mo. 20 (of 24) pp. Illustrated with a woodcut map titled, "A View of the Present Seat of War, at and near New-York", depicting New York, Staten Island, parts of New Jersey, as well as George Washington's lines and Bunker Hill. Also includes an "Address to the Tories", followed by entries for each month of year, and ending with a list of major roads to Boston and taverns in the area; also contains numerous contemporary annotations, detailing monetary transactions, etc. Stitch-sewn; many leaves starting; many leaves worn and soiled; corners tattered. Sabin 42402; Evans 14829.

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(Boston: J. Gill, 1776). 16mo. 20 (of 24) pp. Illustrated with a woodcut map titled, "A View of the Present Seat of War, at and near New-York", depicting New York, Staten Island, parts of New Jersey, as well as George Washington's lines and Bunker Hill. Also includes an "Address to the Tories", followed by entries for each month of year, and ending with a list of major roads to Boston and taverns in the area; also contains numerous contemporary annotations, detailing monetary transactions, etc. Stitch-sewn; many leaves starting; many leaves worn and soiled; corners tattered. Sabin 42402; Evans 14829.

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