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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 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 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
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 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 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
John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library
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Topic: Illuminati
Engraved frontispiece half t.p
Topics: Heraldry, Heraldry
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 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 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 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 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 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 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, Indians of North America
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 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 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
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 Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Description based on: 1778, 1783, 1784, 1814
Topic: Almanacs, French
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 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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Topic: Government executives
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 Thucydides; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Aubry, Jean, printer; Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598; Marnius, Claudius, d. 1610, printer; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15, commentator; Portus, Franciscus, 1511-1581, commentator; Valla, Lorenzo, 1406-1457; Wechel, Andreas, d. 1581 printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed: former owner's signature crossed out. John Adams Library copy inscribed: "J.Q. Adams."
Topic: Greece -- History Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C. Early works to 1800
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains extensive marginal annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department.
Topics: Davila, Arrigo Caterino, 1576-1631, Political science, France -- History Wars of the Huguenots,...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Malynes, Gerard, fl. 1586-1641; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Gridley, Jeremiah, 1702-1767, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Title in double line border
Topics: Law merchant, Commercial law, Accounting, Maritime law, Bills of exchange
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
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 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 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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Topic: Government executives
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788; Guéneau de Montbéliard, Philibert, 1720-1785; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Written by Buffon in collaboration with Gueneau de Montbeillard
Topic: Birds
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 JUDI-NOSM. 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 Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Description based on: 1778, 1783, 1784, 1814
Topic: Almanacs, French
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
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 Alsted, Johann Heinrich, 1588-1638; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Ravaud, Marc Antoine, fl. 1650-1664, printer; Huguetan, Jean-Antoine, fl. 1637-1664, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Tufts, Cotton, 1732-1815, former owner
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Contents: I. tomus primus continens operis partem priman & secundam ... : opus non tantum postremâ auctoris manu limatum ... sed etiam diligenter expurgatum. II. tomus secundus complectens unius operis partem tertiam ... III. tomus tertius complectens operis partem quartam, quintam & sextam ... IV. tomus quartus complectens unius operis partem septiman ..
Topic: Science -- Encyclopedias
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Kennett, White, 1660-1728; Hughes, John, 1677-1720; Strype, John, 1643-1737; 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
Topic: genealogy
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Homer, Greek language, Proverbs, Greek
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 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 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 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 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 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
by Bellegarde, M. l'abbé de (Jean Baptiste Morvan), 1648-1734; 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: Conduct of life, Courtesy
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 John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Du Ryer, André, ca. 1580-ca. 1660, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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First American edition. John Adams Library copy has signature removed from t.p.
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Topic: Islam
Includes indexes
Topics: Jesus Christ, Bible, Bible, Calendar
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 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 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
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
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 Accademia della Crusca; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Volume 1 contains A-C. Volume 2 contains D-I. Volume 3 contains L-Q. Volume 4 contains R-T. Volume 5 contains V-Z. Autori o libri d'autori del buon secolo. Autori moderni citati in difetto, o confermazione degli antichi. Tavola delle abbreviature degli autori da' quali sono tratti gli esempi citati nel Vocabolario. Indice delle voci e locuzioni latine. Vol. 5 includes: Autori citati nel Vocabolario degli accademici della Crusca; Indice delle voci e locuzioni latine.
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 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 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 Virgil; Servius, 4th cent. In Vergilii carmina commentarii. 1610; Fulgentius, Fabius Planciades; Philargyrius, Junius; Daniel, Pierre, 1530-1603; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes index
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Dalton, Michael, d. 1648?; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes "And ... an appendix; being a compleat summary of all the acts of Parliament, shewing the various penalties of offences by statute, and the particular power of one ... or more justices, in their proceedings and determinations, under several distinct heads, in alphabetical order. With four tables ... And the precedents translated into English. Also addenda, containing the statutes of 16, 17, 18 & 19 Geo. II. with all the modern cases of authority published since the year 1742,...
Topic: Justices of the peace
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Sponde, Henry de, 1568-1643; Baronio, Cesare, 1538-1607; Kiefer, Eberhard, engraver; Hierat, Anton, fl. 1597-1627, publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Engraved t.p. and engraved portrait of Cesare Baroni (inscribed "Eberh. Kiefer fc:")
Topics: Baronio, Cesare, 1538-1607, Church history
John Adams Library copy: minor annotations. John Adams Library copy stamped in red on title page with prior owner's mark.
Topics: History, Ancient, Rhetoric, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Newman, Samuel, 1600?-1663; Cotton, Clement. Complete concordance to the Bible of the last translation; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Printed in three columns
Topics: Bible, Bible, Apocryphal books (Old Testament)
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Playford, John, 1623-1686?; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Sternhold, Thomas, d. 1549; Hopkins, Nicholas, d. 1570; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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ESTC
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Topics: Bible, Bible, Hymns, English, Psalms (Music)
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by United States; Swift, Zephaniah, 1759-1823. Index to the laws of the United States of America; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Acts of the 1st-4th Congresses
Topics: Law, Session laws
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Estienne, Charles, 1504-ca. 1564; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Dumas, Charles Guillaume Frédéric, ca. 1725-1780, former owner; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy incomplete: lacking t.p. and multiple pages at end. John Adams's signature on column [4]: "John Adams."
Topics: History -- Latin, Biography -- Latin, Classical dictionaries, Forms (Law) -- Great Britain
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Swift, Zephaniah, 1759-1823; 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. 1-2: "Caesar Rodney" [signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware].
Topic: Law -- Connecticut
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Marin, Pieter; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Zeydelaar, Ernst, ed
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Volume 2. Volume 1: Dictionnaire portatif : François et Hollandois (1773). 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 ...
Topics: English language -- Dutch, Dutch language -- English
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Dupuis, 1742-1809; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library
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Includes index
Topics: Religions, Astronomy, Sun worship, Mysteries, Religious, Mythology, Zodiac
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 Holt, John, Sir, 1642-1710; Great Britain. Court of Chancery; Great Britain. Court of Exchequer Chamber; Great Britain. Court of King's Bench; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Farresley, Thomas; Jacob, Giles, 1686-1744; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has signature removed from title page. Inscribed on verso facing t.p.: "Holt's reports a book of no authority. Wilson's Rep. 15."
Topics: Law reports, digests, etc. -- Great Britain, Law reports, digests, etc. -- Great Britain
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 Ghirardacci, Cherubino, 1524?-1598; Rossi, Giovanni de', fl. 1556-1596 printer; Solimani, Aurelio Agostino, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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With a final errata leaf
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Buoninsegni, Domenico, di Lionardo, 1384-1465; Buoninsegni, Pietro; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Printed marginalia
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, French language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Accademia della Crusca; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Volume 1 contains A-C. Volume 2 contains D-I. Volume 3 contains L-Q. Volume 4 contains R-T. Volume 5 contains V-Z. Autori o libri d'autori del buon secolo. Autori moderni citati in difetto, o confermazione degli antichi. Tavola delle abbreviature degli autori da' quali sono tratti gli esempi citati nel Vocabolario. Indice delle voci e locuzioni latine. Vol. 5 includes: Autori citati nel Vocabolario degli accademici della Crusca; Indice delle voci e locuzioni latine.