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The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Guicciardini, Francesco, 1483-1540; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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"The life of Francesco Guicciardini, taken chiefly from Signior Domenico Manni of Florence": v. 1, p. i-xxxii
Topic: Italy -- History -- 1492-1559
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
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
A triglot New Testament, interlinear text, intended primarily for the use of schools
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 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
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 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, Statutes
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
Includes half title page
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Architecture, Suburban homes
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 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 Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Imprint varies
Topics: Almanacs, American, Almanacs, American, Almanacs, American
Engraved frontispiece half t.p
Topic: Heraldry
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 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...
John Adams Library copy inscribed on title page: "John Adams." Inscribed on first leaf: "85/"
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Topics: Agriculture, Tillage, Plows, Agricultural implements
John Adams Library copy has bookplate, v. 1: William Glanville Boscawen. John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams."
Topics: Spanish language -- French, French language -- Spanish
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 Court de Gébelin, Antoine, 1725-1784; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library); Marillier, Clément Pierre, 1740-1808; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department. [t. VIII] Dissertations mélées. 1781.
Topics: Language and languages, French language -- Etymology, Language -- History, Grammar, Comparative and...
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
by Comenius, Johann Amos, 1592-1670; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Courcelles, Etienne de, 1586-1659; Simon, Theodor, fl.ca. 1629-1649; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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T.p. printed in red and black. Includes index. Errata on p. 240.
Topics: Latin language, Greek language, French language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915, former owner
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Bound with 'Some Phases of Sexual Morality and Church Discipline,' which is separately cataloged. John Adams Library copy inscribed first leaf: "Deposited in the John Adams Library by C.F. Adams. Dec. 1891." No. 10 of 50 copies printed for private distribution.
Topics: Braintree (Mass.) -- History, Quincy (Mass.) -- History
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 Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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The third edition. John Adams Library copy contains bookplate, v. 1-3: John Quincy Adams. John Adams's signature on first leaf, v. 1-3 : "John Adams."
Topics: Rome -- History Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D, Byzantine Empire -- History
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, French language, Latin language
John Adams Library copy has signature removed from t.p. Added engraved t.p. with title: Herm. Witsii Aegyptiaca. Fifth word of title transliterated from Greek. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Topics: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180, Lost tribes of Israel, Soldiers -- Rome, Egypt --...
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
Vol. 1 has a collective t.p.; each v. has its own t.p
Topics: History, Ancient, Humanities
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Grotius, Hugo, 1583-1645; Procopius; Jordanes, 6th cent; Isidore, of Seville, Saint, d. 636; Paul, the Deacon, ca. 720-799?; Elzevir, Louis, 1604-1670, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Printer's device on title page
Topics: Germanic peoples, Goths, Vandals, Lombards
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Marin, Pieter; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Holtrop, Jan, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Huitième édition/corrigée de ses fautes, & augmentée de plus de la moitié par Jean Holtrop ... Précédés par deux listes alphabétiques: l'une des noms de baptême, & l'autre de ceux des païs, villes, fleuves, rivières, montagnes &c. qui différent le plus dans les deux langues ... Volume 2: Néder-Duitsch en Fransch woorden-boek : weleêr te saamengesteld (1773).
Topics: Dutch language -- Dictionaries, French, French language -- Dictionaries, Dutch
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Signatures: A***²B-VX²Y1 2A-3Z*3A-*3P*3Q²4A-5T
Topics: Willard, Samuel, 1640-1707, Willard, Samuel, 1640-1707, Westminster Assembly (1643-1652),...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Danet, Pierre, ca. 1650-1709; Deville, Nicolas, 1672?-1734, 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: French language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Dod, Charles R. (Charles Roger), 1793-1855; Dod, Robert P. (Robert Phipps), d. 1865; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Includes half t.p
Topics: Nobility, Heraldry, Knights and knighthood
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 Court de Gébelin, Antoine, 1725-1784; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library); Marillier, Clément Pierre, 1740-1808; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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[T. I] Plan général. Allégories orientales (with special t.-p.) 1777.--[t. II] Grammaire universelle. 1778.--[t. III] Origine du langage et de l'écriture. Lettre a l'auteur anonyme de deux prétendus extraits insérés dans le Journal des savans des mois de nov. & dec. 1773, pub. contre le Plan général et raisonné du monde primitif ... et contre les Allégories orientales ... (with special t.-p.) 1775-81.--[t. IV] Histoire civile, religieuse et allégorique du calendrier ......
Topics: Language and languages, French language -- Etymology, Language -- History, Grammar, Comparative and...
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 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 Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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John Adams Library has volumes "for the year 1785" and "for the year 1783."
Topics: Great Britain -- Registers, Great Britain -- Registers -- Early works to 1800
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 Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Translation of: Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations
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 Morton, Thomas, 1575-1646; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-105)
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Topics: Morton, Thomas, 1575-1646, Indians of North America -- Massachusetts, Indians of North America --...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20; Scaliger, Joseph Juste, 1540-1609; More, Alexander, 1616-1670; Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, publisher; Hercules, Nicolaes, fl. 1655-1661, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Brunet
Topic: Chronology, Historical
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 United States. Constitutional Convention (1787); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); United States. Congress; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL
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John Adams Library copy: minor annotations. Contains bookplate: "John Quincy Adams Fidem libertatem amicitiam." Supplement (p. [391]-510) includes extracts from the journal of Congress regarding the states' ratification of the Constitution and the text of the Constitution with all ratified amendments.
Topics: United States, Constitutional history -- United States, Constitutional amendments -- United States
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes index
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Topic: History, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; United States. Dept. of State; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Printer varies
Topic: Government executives
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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The third edition. John Adams Library copy contains bookplate, v. 1-3: John Quincy Adams. John Adams's signature on first leaf, v. 1-3 : "John Adams."
Topics: Rome -- History Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D, Byzantine Empire -- History
Title in double line border
Topics: Law, Anglo-Norman dialect, Law, Latin language
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
Some volumes include errata
Topic: Boston (Mass.) -- Directories
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ESTC
Topics: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558, Europe -- History 1492-1648, Holy Roman Empire -- History...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by L'Hospital, marquis de (Guillaume François Antoine), 1661-1704; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Paulian, Aimé-Henri, 1722-1801; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on half t.p.: "J.Q. Adams" in John Adams's hand. John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department.
Topics: Differential calculus, Mathematics
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Dod, Charles R. (Charles Roger), 1793-1855; Dod, Robert P. (Robert Phipps), d. 1865; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Includes half t.p
Topics: Nobility, Heraldry, Knights and knighthood
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Signatures: a-bc²A-7Q7R²
Topics: Natural law, Jus gentium (Roman law), International law, Natural law
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
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ESTC
Topics: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558, Europe -- History 1492-1648, Holy Roman Empire -- History...
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 Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804; Johnson, Joseph, 1738-1809, publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Vol. 1-2 published as second edition; vol. 3 (dated 1777) lacks edition statement
Topics: Chemistry, Air
Title varies: Boston-gazette and country journal, Apr. 12, 1756-Apr. 5, 1779; Boston gazette and the country journal, Apr. 12, 1779-Dec. 30, 1793
Vol. 1 has a collective t.p.; each v. has its own t.p
Topics: History, Ancient, Humanities
Edited by Anthony Bleecker
Topics: Commerce (Brig), Slavery
Printed marginalia
Topic: Commerce
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Selden, John, 1584-1654; Wilkins, David, 1685-1745; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Vol. 3, in English, has title: The works of John Selden ... Vol. III. Containing his English tracts ..
Topics: Law, Law
Parallel texts in Anglo-Saxon and Latin
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Baretti, Giuseppe Marco Antonio, 1719-1789; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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v. 1. English and Italian -- v. 2. Italiano ed inglese
Topics: English language -- Italian, Italian language -- English
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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John Adams Library has volumes "for the year 1785" and "for the year 1783."
Topics: Great Britain -- Registers, Great Britain -- Registers -- Early works to 1800
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Errata on final page
Topics: Conscience, Christian ethics, Casuistry, Christian ethics, Casuistry
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in John Adams's hand. Some of Adams's annotations hand-dated 1796 and 1812. Transcriptions of annotations available from the Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department.
Topic: France -- History Revolution, 1789-1799 Causes
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Grou, Jean Nicolas, 1731-1803; 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
Topics: Political science -- Early works to 1700, Utopias -- Early works to 1800
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bougeant, G.-H. (Guillaume-Hyacinthe), 1690-1743; Avaux, Claude de Mesmes, comte d', 1595-1650, other author; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Head-pieces; tail-pieces
Topics: Peace of Westphalia (1648), Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Homer; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Clarke, Samuel, 1675-1729; Clarke, Samuel, d. 1778; Knapton, John, 1696-1770, publisher; Knapton, Paul, fl. 1735-1770, publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has separate leaf of notes inserted in v. 1, p. 48-49, removed and stored separately.
Topics: Homer, Achilles (Greek mythology), Trojan War, Epic poetry, Greek
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Polybius; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Aeneas, Tacticus, 4th cent. B.C; Casaubon, Isaac, 1559-1614, tr; Gronovius, Jacobus, 1645-1716, ed; Janssonius van Waesberge, Johannes, fl. 1642-1681, publisher; Someren, Joannes van, publisher; Mathijsz, Severijn, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has separate advertisement inserted between p. 172-173, v. 1: printed business card (1 in. x 2 1/4 in.) reading "Geo. B. Bains & Sons, Manufacturers of Trunks, Bags and Satchels, 402 Market Street, Philadelphia." which has been removed and stored separately. t. 1. Historiarum libri V. E Polybii ... sexta-undecima historia excerpta. -- t. 2. E Polybii duodecima-septimadecima historia excerpta. Excerpta Legationum. Excerpta De virtutibus et vitiis. Fragmenta....
Topics: History, Ancient, Siege warfare
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Petronius Arbiter; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Lundorp, Michael Caspar, ca. 1580-1629; Goldast, Melchior, 1578-1635; Schleich, Clemens, fl. 1619-1628; Heredes Andreae Wecheli; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Gridley, Jeremiah, 1702-1767, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed [and crossed through] on t.p.: "Jer Gridley." John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams" and "Liber Guilholmi Griffithii Anglo Britanni, Artium Magistri, & Notary Publici; Homi in Surcia impestus quatuor solicis Prichio Non Novems 1664." Minor annotations.
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Xenophon; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams's signature on half t.p., v. 1-2: "John Adams."
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