His Copy of "The Universal Monitor, Or, Precepts and Rules of Piety, Justice, Prudence, and Civility, etc." by John Hartley Holborn. Lacks title page. Mease has written January, 1778 and signed it several times. Contemporary old leather very worn. Text begins on A2 "The Preface" and ends on page 300, 8 pages of index ending with "P" the rest lacking. Sold "as is" and not returnable. Enclosed in a half green morocco slipcase. Poor.
John Mease, Revolutionary War Veteran, was Paymaster and Treasurer of the Continental Army, 1775; later Clothier-General Continental Army, 1777.
Sold as an association item, the book show much use.
(Inventory #: 2222031)
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