Philadelphia: John Dunlap for R. Aiken, 1772. First American Edition. Full calf. Good. 8v. vii, , 368pp., iv, 39pp titled "Dissertation on the Gout", p advertisement "Books bound and sold at R. Aitken's Book-store." Rear free end sheet missing. Contemporary brown calf with title label on spine. Leather on boards is edge and shelf worn. Previous owner(s) period ink names and inscriptions on the right front flyleaf. Old ink name top of title page. Edge tear on the last contents page resulting in minor loss on content. Moderate toning to pages. The printer John Dunlap (1747-1812) printed the first copies of the American Declaration of Independence. Colonial imprint. Evans 12338; Austin 308.
(Inventory #: 8536)
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