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The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Blackstone, William, Sir, 1723-1780; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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V. 1. Of the rights of persons -- v. 2. Of the rights of things -- v. 3. Of private wrongs -- v. 4. Of public wrongs. John Adams's signature on title page, v. 1-4 and inside back cover of v. 3: "John Adams." John Adams Library copy v. 3 contains significant annotations.
Topics: Law -- Great Britain, Law -- Great Britain History, genealogy
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, printer; Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Canter, Willem, 1542-1575, tr; Traversari, Ambrogio, 1386-1439, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has plate on verso facing t.p., v. 1: "Relie par crucifix Mtre. Relieur Rue St. Jean de Beauvais pres l'Eglise, A Paris." Inscribed on t.p., v. 1: "Petrus Colladon." Inscribed on first leaf, v. 1-2: "John Adams 1784 Paris."
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Topics: Philosophers, Ancient, Philosophy, Ancient, Pythagoras and Pythagorean school
Mathew Carey, editor
Topics: United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Periodicals, United States -- Social life and customs --...
John Adams Library copy inscribed on inside front cover: "Charles Adams his book 1774 ... 1775."
Topics: Great Britain. Parliament, Calendars -- Great Britain, Almanacs, English -- Great Britain, Great...
John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams 1814."
Topics: Greek language, Greek poetry
A triglot New Testament, interlinear text, intended primarily for the use of schools
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Lucretius Carus, Titus; Creech, Thomas, 1659-1700, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Paged continuously
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
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 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 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 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...
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 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
Topic: Italy -- History -- 1492-1559
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 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 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 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 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 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
Engraved frontispiece half t.p
Topic: Heraldry
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
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 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 Herodotus; Valla, Lorenzo, 1406-1457, tr; Gronovius, Jacobus, 1645-1716, ed; Luchtmans, Samuel, fl. 1709-1755, 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: Homer, History, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Lilly, John, 18th cent; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Gridley, Jeremiah, 1702-1767, former owner. BRL; Great Britain. Court of King's Bench; Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas; Great Britain. Court of Exchequer; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes tables [indexes]
Topics: Pleading, Civil procedure, Forms (Law)
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 Tronci, Paolo; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains 10x10 cm. slip of paper, p. 280-281, citation note in Italian; removed and stored separately (Mss. Adams 444); contains 8x5 cm. card, p. 202-203, with "Mr. Channing no. 7 Postman Street Postman Square"; removed and stored separately (Mss. Adams 445).
Topic: Pisa (Italy) -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Polybius; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Aeneas, Tacticus, 4th cent. B.C; Casaubon, Isaac, 1559-1614, tr; Gronovius, Jacobus, 1645-1716, ed; Janssonius van Waesberge, Johannes, fl. 1642-1681, publisher; Someren, Joannes van, publisher; Mathijsz, Severijn, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has separate advertisement inserted between p. 172-173, v. 1: printed business card (1 in. x 2 1/4 in.) reading "Geo. B. Bains & Sons, Manufacturers of Trunks, Bags and Satchels, 402 Market Street, Philadelphia." which has been removed and stored separately. t. 1. Historiarum libri V. E Polybii ... sexta-undecima historia excerpta. -- t. 2. E Polybii duodecima-septimadecima historia excerpta. Excerpta Legationum. Excerpta De virtutibus et vitiis. Fragmenta....
Topics: History, Ancient, Siege warfare
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Pasor, George, 1570-1637; Collenus, Joannes, printer; Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, publisher; 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
Topics: Bible, Greek language, Biblical
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 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...
Vol. 1 has added t.p. (frontispiece) with portrait of author
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 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
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 Morell, Thomas, 1703-1784; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Topic: Greek language -- Quantity
Vol. 1 has a collective t.p.; each v. has its own t.p
Topics: History, Ancient, Humanities
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Sidney, Algernon, 1622-1683; Hollis, Thomas, 1720-1774; Robertson, J. (Joseph), 1726-1802; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Edited by Thomas Hollis, with additions and corrections by Joseph Robertson
Topics: Sidney, Algernon, 1622-1683, Political science
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
Printed in two columns
Topics: Commerce, Industries, Commercial law
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Epictetus; Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806; 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
Topic: Philosophy, Ancient
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 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
John Adams Library set is incomplete: wanting v. 1
Topics: Agriculture, Industries
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 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
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plutarch; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Bryan, Augustin, d. 1726, ed; Du Soul, Moyse, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Oldys, William, 1696-1761; Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618. History of the world; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Signatures: A-4C
Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
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
Title in double line border
Topics: Law, Anglo-Norman dialect, Law, 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 Robertson, William, d. 1686?; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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[First edition.]
Topics: Greek language, Latin language
7 maps. "The map of the Georgia Western Territory, not being received in season to accompany some of the copies first delivered; those who may receive the work without it, may have a copy of the map, after the first of July next, by calling on Mr. Ebenezer Larkin, Cornhill, Boston"--Verso of t.p.
Topics: Geography, America -- Gazetteers, Amérique -- Répertoires géographiques, United States --...
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
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 Cartwright, Thomas, 1535-1603; Polyander à Kerckhoven, Johannes, 1568-1646; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Includes index
Topic: Bible
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
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Signatures: [A]1 B-Z
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 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 Great Britain. Court of King's Bench; Jones, Thomas, Sir, 1614-1692, reporter; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Gridley, Jeremiah, 1702-1767, former owner. BRL; Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes table [index]
Topic: Law reports, digests, etc
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 has signatures removed from t.p.: likely both John Adams and Jeremiah Gridley, based on v. 2. Bookplate: "John Adams Libertatem amicitiam retinebis et fidem."
Topics: Law -- Great Britain, Treason -- Great Britain
John Adams Library copy inscribed on title page: signature "Jeremiah Gridley" crossed out. John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams."
Topic: Homer
Head-pieces; tail-pieces; title vingette
Topics: French language, French language
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
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
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Signatures: A***²B-VX²Y1 2A-3Z*3A-*3P*3Q²4A-5T
Topics: Willard, Samuel, 1640-1707, Westminster Assembly (1643-1652), Congregational churches, Sermons,...
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 Faber, Basilius, d. 1575 or 1576; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Buchner, August, 1591-1661; Cellarius, Christoph, 1638-1707; Graevius, Joannes Georgius, 1632-1703; Stuebel, Andreas, 1653-1725; Gesner, Johann Matthias, 1691-1761; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v. 1-2: "John Adams." V. 1 contains letters A-N; v. 2 contains O-Z.
Topics: Latin language -- German, German language -- Latin
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plutarch; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Bryan, Augustin, d. 1726, ed; Du Soul, Moyse, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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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); 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
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Beginning with vol. 3, issued in two parts: Journal, etc. (Arabic pagination); Lettres d'un banquier de Londres (Roman pagination)
Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Periodicals
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 Xenophon; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Savile, Henry, Sir, 1549-1622, ed
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on third leaf: "Samuell Bryan." Pen trials and minor annotations in unknown hand throughout. Inscribed on p. 96 in John Quincy Adams's hand: "January 11th: 1786 Wednesday" and "January 12th: 1786: Thursday." Inscribed on p. 136 in John Quincy Adams's hand: "January 31st: 1786 Tuesday." Inscribed on p. 386: "Alexander Bryan 1670."
Topic: Cyrus, King of Persia, d. 529 B.C
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Petronius Arbiter; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Lundorp, Michael Caspar, ca. 1580-1629; Goldast, Melchior, 1578-1635; Schleich, Clemens, fl. 1619-1628; Heredes Andreae Wecheli; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Gridley, Jeremiah, 1702-1767, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed [and crossed through] on t.p.: "Jer Gridley." John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams" and "Liber Guilholmi Griffithii Anglo Britanni, Artium Magistri, & Notary Publici; Homi in Surcia impestus quatuor solicis Prichio Non Novems 1664." Minor annotations.