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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
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 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 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
Engraved frontispiece half t.p
Topic: Heraldry
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 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 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 Hale, Matthew, Sir, 1609-1676; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Emlyn, Sollom, 1697-1754; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner; Adams, George Washington, 1801-1829, former owner; Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886, former owner
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Volume 1 inscribed: "John Adams 1760. John Quincy Adams 1800. George Washington Adams 1825." John Adams Library copy has bookplate, v. 1-2: Charles Francis Adams.
Topic: Pleas of the crown
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Lilly, John, 18th cent; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Gridley, Jeremiah, 1702-1767, former owner. BRL; Great Britain. Court of King's Bench; Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas; Great Britain. Court of Exchequer; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes tables [indexes]
Topics: Pleading, Civil procedure, Forms (Law)
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 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 --...
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
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
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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Topics: Almanacs, American, Almanacs, American, Almanacs, American
Generally ascribed to Paul Aler (later adapted by various others) and based on an earlier work by another "Unus a Societate Jesu", titled: Synonymorum et epithetorum thesaurus (1652), later: Novus synonymorum, epithetorum et phrasium, seu elegantiarum poeticarum, thesaurus (1662). --cf.
Topics: Latin language -- Quantity, Latin language -- Synonyms and antonyms, Latin language -- Epithets
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
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, French language, Latin language
A triglot New Testament, interlinear text, intended primarily for the use of schools
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
Edited by Anthony Bleecker
Topics: Commerce (Brig), Slavery
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Lusignano, Stefano, 1537-1590; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Head-pieces; tail-pieces; initials
Topics: Cyprus -- Description and travel, Cyprus -- History
Mathew Carey, editor
Topics: United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Periodicals, United States -- Social life and customs --...
John Adams Library copy bound with numerous other items, all separately cataloged. Inscribed on first leaf, recto: "Thomas Prince his book." Contains significant annotations in Prince's hand. John Adams's signature on title page, recto: "John Adams." Inscribed on title page, verso: "At a court of commissioners for settling, adjuting, and determining the boundary of the colony of Rhode Island eastward towards the province of the Massachusetts Bay. This Book was produced...
Topics: Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony), Massachusetts -- History New Plymouth, 1620-1691
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
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
Includes half title page
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Architecture, Suburban homes
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
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
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 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 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 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
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
John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams 1814."
Topics: Greek language, Greek poetry
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 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 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 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 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
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 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
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Homer, Greek language, Proverbs, Greek
Title in double line border
Topics: Law, Anglo-Norman dialect, Law, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Golius, Theophilus, 1528-1600; Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes index
Topic: Greek language
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 Martinez, Matthias, d. 1642; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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"Novae Huic Editioni Accesserunt Plurimae voces, in aliis hactenus desideratae; Graecorum nominum genera simul & genitivi; omnium etiam syllabarum dubiarum quantitas, in gratiam Poetices Candidatorum, notulis superne indicata." Title page printed in red and black; t.p. woodcut vignette. Text printed in double columns; Latin printed in roman letters, Greek in the Greek alphabet, French in italics, and German in black letter.
Topic: Latin language -- Polyglot
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
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Paged continuously, with the exception of supplement and appendix, etc., in last volume
Topic: Biography
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727; Cotes, Roger, 1682-1716, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, Thomas Boylston, 1772-1832, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Mechanics, Celestial mechanics
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 Summonte, Giovanni Antonio, d. 1604; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author on verso facing t.p
Topic: Naples (Italy) -- History
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 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
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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 Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Brunone, Sixtus; Zetzner, Lazarus, d. 1616, publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed in Latin on inside front cover.
Topic: Florence (Italy) -- History Early works to 1800
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes appendixes
Topics: Slavery, Slave trade
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 Baretti, Giuseppe Marco Antonio, 1719-1789; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p., v. 1: "John Adams July 1780" and "2 guineas."
Topics: English language -- Italian, Italian language -- English
John Adams Library copy bound with numerous other volume, all separately cataloged. Spine title: Adams addresses
Topics: Massachusetts, Social contract, Constitutional law
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
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 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 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
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 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 Cullen, William, 1710-1790; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Author's preface dated Nov. 1783. The "new edition" was first published in 4 v., Edinburgh, 1784, and was reprinted in 1789. The four volumes are here reprinted in three
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Topics: Cullen, William, 1710-1790, Medicine
Vol. 1 has a collective t.p.; each v. has its own t.p
Topics: History, Ancient, Humanities
John Adams Library copy inscribed on inside front cover: "Charles Adams his book 1774 ... 1775."
Topics: Great Britain. Parliament, Calendars -- Great Britain, Almanacs, English -- Great Britain, Great...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bryant, Jacob, 1715-1804; 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 Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department.
Topics: Mythology, History, Ancient
John Adams Library copy bound with numerous other items, all separately cataloged. Spine title: Pamphlets. Inscribed on t.p: "Adams Library."
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Topics: Political science, Monarchy, United States -- Politics and government 1775-1783
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