Sale 19BP01 | Lot 10

[DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE] The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics and Literature, for the Year 1776.

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Lot 10
[DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE] The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics and Literature, for the Year 1776.
London: J. Dodsley, 1777. Contemporary calf with red lettering label. 8 1/8 x 5 inches (20.5 x 13 cm); iv, 192, 113-270, [2], 259, [9] pp. Vertical split to spine affecting lettering label, joints starting, some spotting but generally quite clean internally.
This is considered the first book form English printing of the Declaration of Independence which appears on page 261 in a section headed Reasons assigned by the Continental Congress, for the North-American Colonies and Provinces withdrawing their Allegiance to the King of Great-Britain. It is followed by the Articles of Confederation, headed Articles of Confederation and perpetual Union between the States of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, Pennsylvania, the Counties of Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware-River, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, Georgia. Sabin 1614.


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Estimate: $500 - $800
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