Catalogue of the Library of Henry W. Poor; Sold 1908 Volume 1-2

Catalogue of the Library of Henry W. Poor; Sold 1908 Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...is changed to "Barker "and the name is supplied of the "one more" who was killed, "J. Briggs." On page 25. in an account of an Indian attack on Groaton and Nashaway, it states that they "kill'd Lieut. Wyler," the correct name is given " Wylder." The next addition is on page 27 in the account of the unfortunate death of Rev. Mr. Gardiner of Lancaster, shot by a nervous sentinel, the name of the unlucky sentinel is written in the margin " Sam'l Prescot." On page 102 the omission called for in the rare leaf of "Advertisement" is written in, and on page 104 where the names are given of the captains preparing for the famous expedition and victory at Naridgwalk, Aug. 12, 1724, the name of Captain Brown is changed to "Bourn"; in giving an account of their meeting with the Indian "Bomazeen," it is stated that "Bomazeen " was killed on their way to the Indian town, this is corrected in the bottom margin by the statement that " Bomazeen was kill'd in their return from Naridgwalk." A comparison with the Cincinnati 1859 reprint shows these errors uncorrected in that issue. See Reproduction. 883. PEPYS (SAMUEL). The Diary, completely transcribed by the late Rev. Mynors Bright, from the shorthand MS. in the Pepysian library; with Lord Braybrooke's Notes. Edited, with additions, by H. B. Wheatley. With numerous portraits, Musts., etc. 9 vols. 8vo, new three-quarter blue crushed levant morocco extra, gilt tops, uncut. Loud. 1893-99 Fine set. Now out of print and scarce. 884. PERCY (BISHOP). Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Ballads and Romances. Edited by John V. Hales and Frederick J. Furnivall. With facsimiles. 3 vols, thick 8vo, three-quarter crimson...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236492323
  • 9781236492326