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Lowell, John (1743-1802) An Eulogy on the Honourable James Bowdoin, Esq. L.L.D., late President of the American Academy of Arts and Sci

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3176B
Lot:
190
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Lowell, John (1743-1802) An Eulogy on the Honourable James Bowdoin, Esq. L.L.D., late President of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Boston: Isaiah Thomas & Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1791. Large quarto, half-title present, later textured cloth binding (lacking the spine), ex libris New England Historic-Genealogical Society, with their stamp of withdrawal, last leaf torn with loss, edges untrimmed throughout, some discoloration to last leaf, 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.
Bowdoin (1726-1790) was an intellectual leader during the American Revolution, a Governor of Massachusetts, and a founder and first president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

James Bowdoin, Ebenezer T. Andrews, Revolution, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Bookbinding, Bowdoin, John Lowell, Massachusetts, Publishing, Quarto, Visual arts, United States

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