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BRITISH HISTORICAL PERIODICAL VOLUME, Sylvanus Urban, "The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle: Volume XLV, For the Year M.DCCLXXV", 1775, printed for D. Henry, London, with several engraved plates, some fold-out maps/charts, including "A Plan of the Town and Chart of the Harbour of Boston" and "A Map of 100 Miles around Boston", two different bookplates to front endpapers, leather boards and ribbed spine having red label with gilt lettering.
Fair to good condition overall, moderate wear and some losses to boards/spine, particularly to edges/corners, some stains, spine joints worn through exposing binding, but binding still intact, interior with moderate toning throughout, some staining, particularly to pastedowns/endpapers, some pencil notations, fold-out maps with expected toning along fold-lines, and some reverse image discoloration, "A Plan of the Town. . ." example with 3 1/2" L tear from one edge running partly into map image.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Fair to good condition overall, moderate wear and some losses to boards/spine, particularly to edges/corners, some stains, spine joints worn through exposing binding, but binding still intact, interior with moderate toning throughout, some staining, particularly to pastedowns/endpapers, some pencil notations, fold-out maps with expected toning along fold-lines, and some reverse image discoloration, "A Plan of the Town. . ." example with 3 1/2" L tear from one edge running partly into map image.

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BRITISH HISTORICAL PERIODICAL VOLUME

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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
United States
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