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Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1203
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

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Winthrop, John (1588-1649) Three Pamphlet Essays on Astronomical Events. Including: Winthrop's The Lectures on Comets, Read in the Chapel of Harvard-College, Boston: Green & Russell, 1759, octavo, stab sewn, signature trimmed from title with loss of first word of title, 8 1/2 x 5 1/8 in.; Winthrop's Two Lectures on the Parallax and Distance of the Sun, as Deducible from the Transit of Venus. Read in Holden-Chapel at Harvard-College, Boston: Edes & Gill, 1769, octavo, disbound, removed from a bound volume, lacking half-title, 7 1/2 x 5 in.; [and] Andrew Oliver's (1731-1799) An Essay on Comets, Salem: Samuel Hall, 1772, octavo, disbound, removed from a bound volume, half-title present, lacking the engraved plate (small fragment remaining), 7 1/2 x 5 in. (3)
Estimate $300-500


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Andrew Oliver, American political philosophy, Book formats, Comet, History of New England, John Winthrop, Octavo, Pequot War, Politics of the United States

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