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      Sale 2241 | Lot 8
      Price Realized: $420With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2241 Lot 8

        (ALMANACS.) "Anderson, John." Anderson Improved: Being an Almanack, and Ephemeris, for the Year of our Lord 1775. Illustrated half-title. 12mo, stitched; unopened, slightly soiled; discreet library deaccession stamp on last page. Newport, RI, [1774]
        Estimate $250-350

        The author advises his fellow colonists in a preface: "Wear the manufactures of your own country . . . stop all trade with Great-Britain . . . take up a firm resolution to have no farther connexion with them." The predicted result: "that America may rise to the summit of freedom and happiness, and prove the guardian of liberty to all the rest of the world." Alden, Rhode Island 529; Drake 12841; Evans 13115.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $420

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