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The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Meulen, Willem van der, 1658-1719; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library). BRL
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Title vingettes
Topics: Law, Law, Law
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The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bodin, Jean, 1530-1596; Knolles, Richard, 1550?-1610; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Engraved t.p
Topics: Political science, State, The
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Shaw, Thomas, 1694-1751; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy includes separate 3.5" x 4.5" card inscribed with poem [not in Adams's hand] inserted at p. 344, which has been removed and stored separately.
Topics: Geography, Ancient, Natural history -- Africa, North, Middle East -- Description and travel, Middle...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Blackstone, William, Sir, 1723-1780; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page and inside back cover: "John Adams." Contains significant annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department. V. 1. Of the rights of persons -- v. 2. Of the rights of things -- v. 3. Of private wrongs -- v. 4. Of public wrongs
Topics: Law -- Great Britain, Law -- Great Britain History, genealogy
Includes directions to the binder, v. 1
Topic: Voyages and travels
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Sophocles; La Harpe, Jean-François de, 1739-1803, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Pages [32, 53] misnumbered 82, 23
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von, 1753-1814; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes an essay on establishments for the relief of the poor and an account of the establishment at Munich; also, essays on food, fire-places, the management of fire and properties of heat
Topics: Science, Charities, Food, Fireplaces, Heat, Poor
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Frere, George; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams." Inscribed on t.p.: "By Samuel Frere of Barbados." Contains minor annotations in Adams's hand.
Topics: Barbados -- History Early works to 1800, Great Britain -- Colonies America Early works to 1800
Mathew Carey, editor
Topics: United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Periodicals, United States -- Social life and customs --...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Moréri, Louis, 1643-1680; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Head-pieces; tail-pieces; initials; vignettes
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, History, Church history, History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Sabellico, 1436?-1506; Bembo, Pietro, 1470-1547; Paruta, Paolo, 1540-1598; Morosini, Andrea, 1558-1618; Nani, Battista, 1616-1678; Foscarini, Michele, 1632-1692; Zeno, Apostolo, 1668-1750; Zeno, Pietro Caterino, 1666-1732; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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t. 1 Istorie veneziane latinamente scritte da Marcantonio Coccio Sabellico.--t. 2 Istorie veneziane latinamente scritte da Pietro cardinale Bembo.--t. 3-4 Istorie veneziane volgarmente scritte da Paolo Paruta.--t. 5-7 Istorie veneziane latinamente scritte dal senatore Andrea Morosini.--t. 8-9 Isoria della Repubblica veneta di Batista Nani.--t. 10 Istoria della Repubblica veneta di Michele Foscarini
Topic: Venice (Italy) -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, printer; Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Canter, Willem, 1542-1575, tr; Traversari, Ambrogio, 1386-1439, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has plate on verso facing t.p., v. 1: "Relie par crucifix Mtre. Relieur Rue St. Jean de Beauvais pres l'Eglise, A Paris." Inscribed on t.p., v. 1: "Petrus Colladon." Inscribed on first leaf, v. 1-2: "John Adams 1784 Paris."
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Topics: Philosophers, Ancient, Philosophy, Ancient, Pythagoras and Pythagorean school
V. 1: A-E; v. 2: F-Z
Topic: Law
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Robison, John, 1739-1805; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on first leaf: "Jeremy Belknap 1798 from Mrs. A. Adams."
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Topics: Freemasonry, Illuminati
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694; Kennett, Basil, 1674-1715, tr; Barbeyrac, Jean, 1674-1744; Carew, George, of Lincoln's Inn, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes index
Topics: Natural law, International law, Ethics
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Duhamel du Monceau, M., 1700-1782; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Mills, John, d. 1784?, ed. and tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has earliest known Adams bookplate: "John Adams His Book. 17--"
Topic: Agriculture
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Farmer, Hugh, 1714-1787; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on inside front cover: "Adams Library - Quincy."
Topics: Religions, Mythology
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Tufts, Cotton, 1732-1815, former owner
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John Adams's signature on second t.p.: "John Adams." Inscribed on t.p.: "Cotton Tufts" and "Saint Shepard 1706." Book I. Antiquities.--book II. Ecclesiarum clypei.--book III. Polybius.--book IV. Sal gentium.--book V. Acts and monuments.--book VI. Thaumaturgus.--book VII. Ecclesiarum prælia.
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Topics: Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728, New England -- Church history, New England -- Biography, New England --...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Blackstone, William, Sir, 1723-1780; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams." V. 1. Of the rights of persons -- v. 2. Of the rights of things -- v. 3. Of private wrongs -- v. 4. Of public wrongs
Topics: Law -- Great Britain, Law -- Great Britain History, genealogy
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Dionysius, Periegetes; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Wells, Edward, 1667-1727; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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The first seven words are transliterated from the Greek.
Topics: Geography, Ancient, Geography, Geography, Pemberton, Ralph Stephen, Way, R. E
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741; Crevier, Jean Baptiste Louis, 1693-1765; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Vol. 6-10 by Crevier, being the continuation of Rollin's work
Topic: Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-30 B.C
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; United States. Navy Dept; United States. Navy Dept. Bureau of Navigation; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Printer and subtitle varies with each vol
Topics: United States. Navy, United States. Marine Corps, United States. Naval Reserve
No more parts published
Topic: Slavery
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Engraved frontispiece on verso facing t.p
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Lucretius Carus, Titus; Creech, Thomas, 1659-1700, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Paged continuously
John Adams Library copy inscribed on inside back cover: hand drawing of ship. Inscribed on inside front cover: "L6 -J/D." Inscribed on first leaf: "In page 751 mention is made of the river St. Croix..." John Adams's signature on title page: "J. Adams."
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Topics: Religions -- History, Religions, Geography, Geography -- History 17th century, Voyages and travels...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Colson, John, 1680-1760; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy: significant annotations in Adams's hand. An unfinished posthumous work, first published in the Latin original in v. 1 of the Opera omnia (Londini, J. Nichols, 1779-85) under title: Artis analyticae specimina, vel Geometria analytica. Another translation, without Colson's commentary, appeared London, 1737 as A treatise on the method of fluxions and infinite series.
Topics: Mathematics, Calculus
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Thou, Jacques-Auguste de, 1553-1617; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Desfontaines, M. l'abbé (Pierre-François Guyot), 1685-1745; Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763; Du Ryer, Pierre, d. 1658; Du Pont, Francois, d. ca. 1725; Fabre, Jean Claude, 1668-1753; Rigault, Nicolas, 1577-1654; Dupuy, Pierre, 1582-1651; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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ESTC
Topics: Thou, François de, 1607-1642, History, Modern, Europe -- History 1517-1648 Early works to 1800,...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bourdaloue, Louis, 1632-1704; Bretonneau, François de Paule, 1660-1741, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Includes half t.p.: Avent presche devant le roi
Topics: Catholic Church, Advent sermons, Lenten sermons, Church year sermons, Sermons, French
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v.1 : "John Adams." Signature on first leaf, v. 1: "John Quincy Adams." Inscribed on half t.p., v. 2: "Perrim."
Topic: Plato
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Moréri, Louis, 1643-1680; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Head-pieces; tail-pieces; initials; vignettes
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, History, Church history, History
Head-pieces; tail-pieces; title vingette
Topic: French language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Ramsay, David, 1749-1815; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Aitken, Robert, 1735-1802, printer; Aitken, Robert, 1767-1823, printer
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Sabin
Topics: United States History 1775-1783, United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Sidney, Algernon, 1622-1683; Hollis, Thomas, 1720-1774; Robertson, J. (Joseph), 1726-1802; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Edited by Thomas Hollis, with additions and corrections by Joseph Robertson
Topics: Sidney, Algernon, 1622-1683, Political science
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Muyden, Johannes van, 1652-1729; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Includes index
Topics: Institutiones, Roman law
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Emerson, William, 1701-1782; Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886, former owner. BRL; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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John Adams Library copy has two sets of v. 2-3: first edtion v. 1-3 bound together as Adams 770.EM3C v. 1; second edition v. 2-3 bound separately as Adams 770.EM3C v. 1 and v. 2
Topic: Mathematics
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Beginning with vol. 3, issued in two parts: Journal, etc. (Arabic pagination); Lettres d'un banquier de Londres (Roman pagination)
Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Periodicals
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Cassius Dio Cocceianus; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Xylander, Wilhelm, 1532-1576, tr; Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on first leaf: "Petrus Thoreau." Signature removed from title page. Separate leaf of notes inserted between p. 356-357, inscribed in Adams's hand: "Mr. Adams is desired to translate into English or French the 656, 657, 658, 659, 660, 661, 662 pages of Dion Cassius beginning..."; removed and stored separately.
Topic: Rome -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Nugent, Thomas, 1700?-1772; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes half t.p
Topics: French language--Dictionaries--English, English language--Dictionaries--French
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
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John Adams Library copy contains bookplate: "John Adams Libertatem amicitiam retinebis et fidem." John Adams Library copy inscribed, v. 1: "Paris 1784."
Topic: Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745
Engraved frontispiece half t.p
Topic: Heraldry
Vols. 2-4 are the fifth edition; v. 5-7 are the third edition. Appears to be standard set
Topics: Church of England, Catholic Church, Sermons, English
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Suidas (Lexicographer); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15; Kuster, Ludolf, 1670-1716; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Greek and Latin in parallel columns. John Adams library copy contains signature on half title page, v. 1: "John Adams Paris Sept. 18. 1784"; signatures removed from v. 2-3.
Topic: Greek language -- Latin
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Boulanger, Nicolas Antoine; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy incomplete: wanting v.1, 3.
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Herodotus; Valla, Lorenzo, 1406-1457, tr; Gronovius, Jacobus, 1645-1716, ed; Luchtmans, Samuel, fl. 1709-1755, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Homer, History, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Viner, Charles, 1678-1756; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Contains entries FACT-FUNE. John Adams's signature on title page, v. 1-23: "John Adams."
Topics: Law -- Great Britain, Law reports, digests, etc. -- Great Britain
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Great Britain; Ruffhead, Owen, 1723-1769; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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V. 9 also contains: "a copious index and appendix, consisting of obsolete and curious acts."
Topics: Law, Statutes
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v.1 : "John Adams." Signature on first leaf, v. 1: "John Quincy Adams." Inscribed on half t.p., v. 2: "Perrim."
Topic: Plato
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by D'Anvers, Caleb; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Reprint of political essays from weekly originally published: Dec. 5, 1726-May 5/8, 1727, Craftsman, no. 1-44; May 13, 1727-April 17, 1736, Country journal, no. 45-511. Numbers omitted in this reprint: 301-302, 310, 354, 387-389, 392, 397, 401, 408-409, 427-429, 432, 434, 458, 460, 479, 481, 504. Originally published semiweekly, then weekly: London, 1726-1737. Some numbers ommitted in this edition
Topics: Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1727-1760, Great Britain -- History -- George II,...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Great Britain; Ruffhead, Owen, 1723-1769; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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V. 9 also contains: "a copious index and appendix, consisting of obsolete and curious acts."
Topics: Law, Statutes
Title in double line border
Topics: Cressy, Serenus, 1605-1674, Catholic Church, Miracles, Protestantism, Theology, Doctrinal
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, French language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Ivernois, Francis d', Sir, 1757-1842; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library
Topics: Geneva (Switzerland) -- History, Geneva (Switzerland) -- Foreign relations -- France, France --...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v.1 : "John Adams." Signature on first leaf, v. 1: "John Quincy Adams." Inscribed on half t.p., v. 2: "Perrim."
Topic: Plato
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Potter, John, 1673 or 4-1747; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy first leaf and t.p. inscribed: "JV. Clarke." John Adams's signature on t.p.: "John Adams."
Topics: Greece -- Antiquities, Greece -- Civilization
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Publisher's advertisements at end
Includes directions to the binder, v. 1
Topic: Voyages and travels
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Spens, Hary, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains minor annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department.
Topics: Political science, Utopias, Philosophy
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Lancelot, Claude, 1615?-1695; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Arnauld, Antoine, 1612-1694, printer; Nicole, Pierre, 1625-1695, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894
Topic: Greek language -- Grammar 1500-1800
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Suidas (Lexicographer); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15; Kuster, Ludolf, 1670-1716; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Greek and Latin in parallel columns. John Adams library copy contains signature on half title page, v. 1: "John Adams Paris Sept. 18. 1784"; signatures removed from v. 2-3.
Topic: Greek language -- Latin
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Blackstone, William, Sir, 1723-1780; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Bell, Robert, 1732?-1784, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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ESTC
Topics: Law -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- Politics and government
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Griffiths, Ralph, 1720-1803, ed; Griffiths, George Edward, d. 1829, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Title from vol. title page
Topics: Books, English imprints, English literature
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 1732-1807; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Dupuis, 1742-1809; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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t. 1-3. Astronomie.--t. 4. Traité du flux et du reflux de la mer. Memoir sur l'origine des constellations & sur l'explication de la fable, par le moyen de l'astronomie, par m. Dupuis. Supplémens pour l'Astronomie, publiée à Paris en 1771
Topics: Astronomy, Tides, Constellations
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Dedication signed: Horace Walpole
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Société typographique di Neuchâtel, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784; Alembert, Jean Le Rond d', 1717-1783; Pellet, J-L., publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Issued with three more volumes, separately cataloged: Recueil de planches, por la nouvelle édition du Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, avec leur explication. Neufchâtel, Société typographique, 1779. Société typographique, 1779
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Diodorus, Siculus; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Terrasson, Jean, 1670-1750, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894
Topic: History, Ancient
Includes directions to the binder, v. 1
Topic: Voyages and travels
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Saxe, Maurice, comte de, 1696-1750; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Translated by Sir William Fawcett.-- cf. DNB
Topics: France. Armée, Military art and science
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Winthrop, John, 1714-1779; Hollis Street Church (Boston, Mass.); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed: "The Gift of Mr. Joseph [?] to his Friend and Servant John Adams." John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in Adams's hand dated March 12, 1761, regarding an earthquake which occurred "about half after two in the morning, we had an earthquake resembling, though not quite equalling, that which gave occasion to this discourse in violence or duration." Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Geddes, Michael, 1650?-1713; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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John Adams Library copy, v. 3, is part of the second edition: 1714. The copy from the original set is dated 1706
Topic: Catholic Church
John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p.: "John Quincy Adams." Separate leaf of annotations [in Greek] inserted between pp. 496-497. Item removed and stored separately.
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by United States. Dept. of State; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Printed also as Senate document 119 and House document 109, 16th Congress, 2d session, under titles beginning: Report of the secretary of state, upon weights and measures
Topic: Weights and measures
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Société typographique di Neuchâtel, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library); Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784; Alembert, Jean Le Rond d', 1717-1783; Pellet, J-L., publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Issued with three more volumes, separately cataloged: Recueil de planches, por la nouvelle édition du Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, avec leur explication. Neufchâtel, Société typographique, 1779. Société typographique, 1779
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Blackburne, Francis, 1705-1787; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on first leaf: "John Adams. A gift from his Friend Brand Hollis. Inscribed on second leaf: "The Hide. July 28. 1786."
Topics: Milton, John, 1608-1674, Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by James, Edwin, 1797-1861, comp; Long, Stephen Harriman, 1784-1864; Say, Thomas, 1787-1834; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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John Adams Library appears to be missing atlas dated 1822
Topics: Indians of North America, Discoveries in geography