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The Annual Register or a View of the History, Politics and Literature for the Year 1776 by  J. et al Dodsley - 1st Edition - 1777 - from BohemianBookworm and Biblio.com

The Annual Register or a View of the History, Politics and Literature for the Year 1776

by Dodsley, J. et al

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London: J. Dodsley, 1777. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition Octavo, some rubbing to original leather boards, missing spine title and some wear although clean inside with little foxing, backstrip a little rubbed in places, corners bumped, head of spine shows piece lost yet a nice copy of the most sought-after single volume of the series. The Annual Register is a British survey of the past year (traditionally focusing on history, politics, and literature). This volume covers the events of the American Revolutionary year, and prints in full (pp. 261¿270) the American Declaration of Independence. Also reviews of three of the best books published that year, including the first volume of Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire pps134-148 and 236-241, the first edition of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations ,p 241-243; translations of letters from M. Voltaire; and an essay against slavery from Abbe Raynal, p168-76; pagination throughout is out of order and cock-eyed..
  • Bookseller: BohemianBookworm US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 109012
  • Title: The Annual Register or a View of the History, Politics and Literature for the Year 1776
  • Author: Dodsley, J. et al
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J. Dodsley
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1777
  • Keywords: HISTORY, LITERATURE
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Africa / Central; LITERARY COLLECTIONS / African;


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