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The History of New England from 1630 to 1649 by John Winthrop, Esq. First Governour of the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay from His Original Manuscripts. With Notes to Illustrate the Civil and Ecclesiastical Concerns, the Geography, ... (Truncated)

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Title:The History of New England from 1630 to 1649 by John Winthrop, Esq. First Governour of the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay from His Original Manuscripts. With Notes to Illustrate the Civil and Ecclesiastical Concerns, the Geography, ... (Truncated)
Price:GBP£80.00 (about USD$100.40)
Category:History
Book ID:B009-2911
Quantity:1
Publisher:Little Brown & Co, Boston, MA, 1853
Edition:First Thus
Binding:Hardcover (Half Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Little Brown & Co, 1853, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Thus, Inscribed by person(s) connected with book

Full Book Title: The History of New England from 1630 to 1649 by John Winthrop, Esq. First Governour of the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay from His Original Manuscripts. With Notes to Illustrate the Civil and Ecclesiastical Concerns, the Geography, Settlement, and Institutions of the Country, and the Lives and Manners of the Principal Planters. With notes by James Savage. (Volume II only)

volume two only which covers the years from 1640 to 1649. marbled boards & endpapers; leather spine with 5 raised bands; inscribed by Robert C. Winthrop, politician, lawyer, philanthropist and one time Speaker of the House of Representatives & a direct descendant of John Winthrop on the front free endpaper wiith the words: "Mrs. Evan Morgan from Rob. C. Winthrop. Boston. U.S.A. 4 April, 1857." John Winthrop was a wealthy English Puritan lawyer and one of the leading figures in the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the first major settlement in what is now New England after Plymouth Colony. Winthrop led the first large wave of migrants from England in 1630, and served as governor for 12 of the colony's first 20 years of existence. His writings and vision of the colony as a Puritan "city upon a hill" dominated New England colonial development, influencing the governments and religions of neighboring colonies New Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 504 pages. One volume of the 2-volume set. foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's name ink-stamped on front endpaper: "C. W. M. Swithinbank". (Charles Winthrop Molesworth Swithinbank, the British glaciologist & polar specialist, was a descendant of Admiral George S Winthrop the cousin of Robert C Winthrop). All edges red. Gilt titles spine. light wear to outer corners of covers. Includes appendices & index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; American History; Massachusetts; New England; United States; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; History. Inscribed by person(s) connected with book. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2911.
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