1773 printing of the book "The Revolution in New-England justified, and the people there vindicated from the aspersions cast upon them by Mr. John Palmer, in his pretended answer to the Declaration published by the inhabitants of Boston, and the country adjacent, on the day when they secured their late oppressors, who acted by an illegal and arbitrary commission from the late King James", by Edward Rawson and others. Reprinted and sold by Isaiah Thomas. Written by Edward Rawson(1615-1693). Contains seven (7) engraved portraits of the King of England and prominent Massachusetts political men including King William III, Edward Rawson, Joseph Dudley, Samuel Sewell, King James II, Increase Mather, and William Stoughton. A colonial period account of the beginnings of the American Revolution in Massachusetts. 7-3/4" H x 5" W. Note: Isaiah Thomas was a colonial era newspaper printer and publisher who printed the The Massachusetts Spy newspaper in Boston from 1770 to 1775. He was one of the most prominent publishers of his time. Condition: Rebound, all edges gilt, some rubbing to edges and spine. Interior toning to pages and some moderate foxing. Some pages remounted including title page.
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