Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 115

Price Realized: $ 281
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(COLONIAL WARS.) Frink, Samuel. The Marvelous Works of Creation . . . a Sermon . . . Occasioned by the Reduction of the Havannah. 39, [1] pages. 12mo, modern 1/2 cloth; lacking half-title, repairs to title page, moderate wear; errata slip laid down on subscriber list. Boston: S. Kneeland, 1763

Additional Details

A sermon on the British capture of Havana in the Seven Years' War. They returned Cuba to Spain the following year in the Treaty of Paris, but essentially were able to swap it for Florida. The author, a minister from Shrewsbury, MA, cites God's will for the recent series of English victories from Canada to Cuba. Evans 9391; Sabin 25975. 7 other copies in ESTC, and none others known at auction.