Nov 25, 2014 - Sale 2368

Sale 2368 - Lot 22

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) [MacPherson, James?] The Rights of Great Britain Asserted against the Claims of America. 8vo, modern cloth; dampstaining in fore-edge margin, corner tear in leaf K1 without loss of text, lacking the appendix (the final 4 leaves) and the folding table; with half-title. Philadelphia: Robert Bell, 1776

Additional Details

first american edition. A reply to the July 1775 declaration of the Continental Congress, commissioned and widely distributed by the British government. Also attributed to Sir John Dalrymple and others. Adams, American Independence 220s; Evans 14727; Howes D37; Sabin 18347. None found at auction since 1970.