BOOKS: (5) Vols American British History 1762-1861, 5 volumes: Premiums offered for the advantage of the British colonies by the society instituted at London for the encouragement of arts manufactures and commerce. Printed by order of the Society, London. 1762. Hardcover. 44 pages. Modern binding. Front free endpaper browned and detached. A Discourse Intended to Commemorate the Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus; delivered at the request of the Historical Society in Massachusetts, on the 23d day of October, 1792, being the completion of the third century since that memorable even 1792. By Jeremy Belknap. Belknap and Hall, Boston. 1792. Hardcover. 132 + 2 pages of ads. Modern fine leather binding. A Brief Statement of Opinions, Given in the Board of Commissioners, Under the Sixth Article of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation, with Great Britain: with An Appendix...Opinions Delivered by Judges of the Supreme and Circuit Courts of the United States. James Humphreys, Philadelphia. 1800. Hardcover. 71 pages. Modern binding. Library bookplate on front cover, stamp on title page. Last text page mounted on gossamer, pages worn and frayed around edges. Consideration of the Claims and Conduct of The United States Respecting Their North Eastern Boundary, and the Value of the British Colonies in North America. John Hatchard and Son, London. 1826. Hardcover. 109 pages plus charts including one gatefold and a map with hand-colored borders. In modern binding. Materials for History Printed from Original Manuscripts with Notes and Illustrations. By Frank Moore. First Series. Printed for the Zenger Club, New York. 1861. Hardcover. 8 x 10 inches. 240 pages plus many black and white portrait engravings. Decorated leather binding, back board detached. Silk moire endpapers.
Provenance: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety
Notes/Literature: The late Charles E. Sigety was a renowned collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. A selection of his collection was sold at Christie's New York in 2016