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1879 Charter To William Penn * +laws Of Pennsylvania*w Large Fold-out Documents For Sale
Charter To William Penn
Hereis a rare antiquarian hardcoverbook thatwould beafantastic addition to a collection!
You are offerding ona rareantique hardcover book titled Charter to William Penn, and Laws of the Province of
Pennsylvania, Passed Between the Years 1682 and 1700, Preceded By Duke
of York's Laws in Force from the Year 1676 to the Year 1682, with an
Appendix Containing Laws Relating to the Organization of the Provincial
Courts and Historical Matter.
Published under the direction of John Blair Linn
. Compiled and edited by Staughton George, Benjamin M. Nead [and]
Thomas McCamant". Printed in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1879. This is the scarce and collectible First Edition.
Contains the full text of the Duke of
York's book of laws (1676) and Penn's charter/laws of 1682 to 1700;
plus facsimiles of 5 documents (2 each in front and rear endpaper
pockets, 1 in text). The four documents in the pockets are very large and are quite suitable for framing. Bound in half black morocco over dark green cloth,
gilt-stamped spine, maroon cockerell endpapers and edges.
Binding shows some wear to corners and general wear but remains in very good condition. Covers securely attached with no cracking or splitting of hinges. All pages are clean and tightly bound with no foxing. Previous owner bookplate of General Zook Post, No. 11 G.A.R., Norristown, PA and penciled ownership of same on blank page. The fold-out documents are outstanding!!!
Very rare and collectible!
Would make a super addition to a collection.
Great gift idea!
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