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The Annals of Europe

For the Year 1739, 1740, and 1743.

Being a methodical and full Account of all the remarkable Occurrences which happened within that Year, either at Home or Abroad; with Copies or Extracts of the most important Treaties, and other publick Papers, and an Abstract of the most remarkable Pamphlets published within that Period.

To be continued, and from thenceforth published Annually, as soon as possible after the Expiration of the preceding Year.

By George Gordon

1741-1742 - London - George Hawkins

1745 - London - T. Astley

8" by 5.25", iv, (14), 514, (2); (10), 563, (9); (14), 578, (10)pp

 

 

DETAILS

A scarce set of George Gordon's The Annals of Europe for the years 1740 and 1743, and Volume II of 1739.

Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering.

Author details taken from COPAC.

The Annals of Europe is a comprehensive, and extensive, account of the year, focusing on British and foreign affairs. It includes events such as the first meeting of Parliament, the passing or particulars of Bills, Petitions, and Addresses, choosing the Lord Mayor of London, and accounts of military engagements. The work also includes similar important pieces from other European countries.

CONDITION

The bindings are generally tight and firm. The front board of 1743 is detached. The hinges are strained. There is wear to the extremities, including bumping and rubbing, with some loss to the boards. Internally the pages have some very slight browning to the page edges, with occasional handling marks and spots. There are occasional slightly browned watermarks, that do not affect visbility of the text. There is an ink name-stamp on the title page of each volume, and 1739, and 1740 have an ink signature on page 1. Overall the condition is good only, due to the detached board, with a very good interior.

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