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American Advertising Broadside, Just Imported, and to be Sold by Joseph Greenough Jun. at his Cheap Shop, Little Below the Ferry-Way, N

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

American Advertising Broadside, Just Imported, and to be Sold by Joseph Greenough Jun. at his Cheap Shop, Little Below the Ferry-Way, Newburyport. Newburyport: John Mycall, 1784. Single sheet of laid paper printed within a typographical ornament border, in two columns, listing various imported goods available for sale, including many types of fabric, hose, handkerchiefs, shawls, ribbon, gloves, buttons, thread, ostrich feathers, shoes, leather, tea, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, mace, cloves, pepper, allspice, indigo, glass, and yellowware, "Shop open at all hours, and the smallest favour gratefully acknowledged," 12 x 8 1/4 in.
Greenough was a shopkeeper in Newburyport who lived from 1762 to 1796.
Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

John Mycall, Joseph Greenough Jun, Greenough Jun, Newburyport, Allspice, Archaeplastida, Biota, Greenough, Natural history, Spice, Spices

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