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Auction archive: Lot number 21

The Charter Granted by his Majesty King Charles II. To the Governour & Company of the English Colony of Connecticut in New-England

Estimate
US$8,000 - US$12,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 21

The Charter Granted by his Majesty King Charles II. To the Governour & Company of the English Colony of Connecticut in New-England

Estimate
US$8,000 - US$12,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

The Charter Granted by his Majesty King Charles II. To the Governour & Company of the English Colony of Connecticut in New-England New London, 1718 The Charter Granted by his Majesty King Charles II. To the Governour & Company of the English Colony of Connecticut in New-England. New London: Timothy Green, 1718. The Streeter copy of an important work of Connecticut history. The printer, Timothy Green, was the son of printer Samuel Green, who operated Samuel Daye's former press at the Harvard Indian College. In 1713, he was invited to become the official printer of the colonial government of Connecticut and moved the press to New London. Evans 1952; Sabin 15762; Streeter sale 669. Folio (283 x 163mm). 4 leaves. (Title page silked on verso and repaired with parts of some letters in ink facsimile, some light spotting, some tiny edge repairs). Modern brown morocco gilt. Provenance: "Alexander Collins" (washed inscription on title) – Thomas Streeter (1883-1965; bookplate, his sale, 25 October 1966, lot 669).

Auction archive: Lot number 21
Auction:
Datum:
25 May 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
Beschreibung:

The Charter Granted by his Majesty King Charles II. To the Governour & Company of the English Colony of Connecticut in New-England New London, 1718 The Charter Granted by his Majesty King Charles II. To the Governour & Company of the English Colony of Connecticut in New-England. New London: Timothy Green, 1718. The Streeter copy of an important work of Connecticut history. The printer, Timothy Green, was the son of printer Samuel Green, who operated Samuel Daye's former press at the Harvard Indian College. In 1713, he was invited to become the official printer of the colonial government of Connecticut and moved the press to New London. Evans 1952; Sabin 15762; Streeter sale 669. Folio (283 x 163mm). 4 leaves. (Title page silked on verso and repaired with parts of some letters in ink facsimile, some light spotting, some tiny edge repairs). Modern brown morocco gilt. Provenance: "Alexander Collins" (washed inscription on title) – Thomas Streeter (1883-1965; bookplate, his sale, 25 October 1966, lot 669).

Auction archive: Lot number 21
Auction:
Datum:
25 May 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
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