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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 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 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 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 Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); J. and R. Tonson, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains minor annotations in Adams's hand.
Topics: Italy -- Description and travel, Switzerland -- Description and travel
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 --...
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 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 Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778; 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: Equality, Natural law, Political science
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 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 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 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
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 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 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 Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915, former owner
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Bound with 'Some Phases of Sexual Morality and Church Discipline,' which is separately cataloged. John Adams Library copy inscribed first leaf: "Deposited in the John Adams Library by C.F. Adams. Dec. 1891." No. 10 of 50 copies printed for private distribution.
Topics: Braintree (Mass.) -- History, Quincy (Mass.) -- History
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 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 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 Homer; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Clarke, Samuel, 1675-1729; Clarke, Samuel, d. 1778; Knapton, John, 1696-1770, publisher; Knapton, Paul, fl. 1735-1770, publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has separate leaf of notes inserted in v. 1, p. 48-49, removed and stored separately.
Topics: Homer, Achilles (Greek mythology), Trojan War, Epic poetry, Greek
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 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
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 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 Terence; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Donatus, Aelius; Asper, Aemilius; Cornutus, Lucius Annaeus, 1st cent; Waldkirch, Conrad von, fl. 1583-1616; Smetius, Johannes, 1599-1651, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains underlining and minor annotations in unknown hand. Wanting all pages up to signature b2.
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Herodian; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Tertia editio / accessit index graecus locupletissimus, qui simul & lexici graeco-latini, & latino-graeci, & phraseologias, & passim commentarii loco esse poterit, autore Baltasare Scheidio.
Topics: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180, Poliziano, Angelo, 1454-1494, Rome -- History Empire, 30...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Ammirato, Scipione, 1531-1601; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Pt. 2 not printed until 1651; ed. by author's son
Topic: Nobility
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 John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Sabellico, 1436?-1506; Bembo, Pietro, 1470-1547; Paruta, Paolo, 1540-1598; Morosini, Andrea, 1558-1618; Nani, Battista, 1616-1678; Foscarini, Michele, 1632-1692; Zeno, Apostolo, 1668-1750; Zeno, Pietro Caterino, 1666-1732; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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t. 1 Istorie veneziane latinamente scritte da Marcantonio Coccio Sabellico.--t. 2 Istorie veneziane latinamente scritte da Pietro cardinale Bembo.--t. 3-4 Istorie veneziane volgarmente scritte da Paolo Paruta.--t. 5-7 Istorie veneziane latinamente scritte dal senatore Andrea Morosini.--t. 8-9 Isoria della Repubblica veneta di Batista Nani.--t. 10 Istoria della Repubblica veneta di Michele Foscarini
Topic: Venice (Italy) -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Mercier, Louis-Sébastien, 1740-1814; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library
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
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Another "second" edition has "D. Midwinter" in imprint
Topics: Le Valois, Louis, 1639-1700, Knowledge, Theory of, Knowledge, Theory of, Philosophy, Psychology,...
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
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Sarpi, Paolo, 1552-1623; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Aldine printer's device on t.p
Topic: Council of Trent (1545-1563)
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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v. 1. English and Italian -- v. 2. Italiano ed inglese
Topics: English language -- Italian, Italian language -- English
Includes half title page
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Architecture, Architecture, Domestic, Suburban homes, Architecture,...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Simes, Thomas; Dalrymple, Campbell. Extracts from a military essay; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); Great Britain. Adjutant-General's Office. The manual exercise; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Vol. 2 consists of "A new military, historical, and explanatory dictionary: including the Warriors gazetteer of places remarkable for sieges or battles. By Thomas Simes, esq. Philadelphia: Sold by Humphreys, Bell, and Aitken, M.DCC.LXXVI." (Also issued separately) "Extracts from a military essay, containing: reflections on the raising, arming, cloathing and discipline of the British infantry and cavalry. By Campbell Dalrymple, esq.; lieut. colonel to the King's own regiment of...
Topics: Great Britain. Army, Military art and science, Military art and science
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on title page: "Benj: Lynde." Inscribed on table of contents: "May 29, 1792. J. Q. Adams."
Topic: Courts -- 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 Bertoli, Gian Domenico, 1676-1764; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Engraved frontispiece on verso facing t.p. signed: "AD. Bertoli Delineo Vienna; F.̊ Zucchi scolpi Venezia."
Topic: Aquileia (Italy) -- Antiquities
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Société typographique di Neuchâtel, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); 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 Force, Peter, 1790-1868; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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"Containing an official list of all officers, civil, military, and naval, of the United States of America ..." (varies slightly)
Topic: Almanacs, American
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
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 Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D; Crespin, Daniel, 1640-1716; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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T.p. printed in red and black
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Gesner, Johann Matthias, 1691-1761; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Estienne, Robert, 1503?-1559; Estienne, Robert, 1503?-1559; 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: Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Burrow, James, Sir, 1701-1782; Great Britain. Court of Queen's Bench; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams." Contents: V.1. Beginning with Michaelmas term 30 G.2. 1756. -- V.2. Beginning with Michaelmas term 32 G.2. 1758, and ending with Trinity term 1 G.3. 1761 (inclusive). -- V.3. Beginning with Michaelmas term 2 G.3. 1761. and ending with Trinity term 6 G.3. 1766 (inclusive). 1770, and
Topic: Law reports, digests, etc. -- Great Britain
Text continuous despite pagination
Topics: Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679, Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691, Natural law, Political science, Religion,...
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 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
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
John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library
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Topic: Illuminati
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
Includes index
Topic: Postal service
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Cudworth, Ralph, 1617-1688; Chandler, Edward, 1668?-1750; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Engraved frontispiece portrait of Cudworth on verso facing t.p
Topics: Ethics, Christian ethics
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
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 Bruzen de La Martinière, Antoine Augustin, 1662-1746; Faber, Emanuel Claudius; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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T.p. printed in red and black
Topic: Geography
Title in double line border
Topics: Law, Anglo-Norman dialect, Law, Latin language
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; Scaliger, Joseph Juste, 1540-1609; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Brunet
Topic: Chronology, Historical
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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John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department. [t. VIII] Dissertations mélées. 1781.
Topics: Language and languages, French language -- Etymology, Language -- History, Grammar, Comparative and...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Société typographique di Neuchâtel, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); 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 Capen, Nahum, 1804-1886, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Editor: 1847-1850, N. Capen
Topic: Almanacs, American
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 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
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 Bruzen de La Martinière, Antoine Augustin, 1662-1746; Faber, Emanuel Claudius; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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T.p. printed in red and black
Topic: Geography
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de, 1743-1794; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) 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: Philosophy -- History, Philosophy -- History, Civilization -- History
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 Société typographique di Neuchâtel, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); 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 Société typographique di Neuchâtel, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); 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 Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Imprint varies
Topics: Almanacs, American, Almanacs, American, Almanacs, American
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Société typographique di Neuchâtel, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); 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
Engraved frontispiece half t.p
Topics: Heraldry, Heraldry