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Burns, John, of Monaghan.

AN HISTORICAL AND CHRONOLOGICAL REMEMBRANCER of All Remarkable Occurrences from the Creation of the World to the Present Year of Our Lord, 1775. The Lives and Actions of the Greatest Patriarchs, Philosophers, Heroes, Heroines, Monarchs, &c. . . With an Al

Printed for the Author: Dublin 1775 8 x 5, full leather, raised bands, 504 (10). Disbound, text block split in two, covers fair/poor, sticker on front cover, "bookplate," contemporary ink notes on front pastedown, pencil notes on rear pastedown, bottom of title page cropped, toning, staining, soiling, whiteout/white tape (book had been acquired for reprinting). Some of the categories covered: rebellion, Jews, battles, sea-fight, earthquake, plague, famile, fire. Included is a perpetual almanac, table of latitudes and much more. From the "Advertisement:" John Burns, the author, was born deaf and dumb, in the town of Monaghan. . . but discovering uncommon sense and strong natural sagacity, he was taught to read and write . . . acquired a Knowledge in Arithmetick, Geography, History and Chronology . . . Sold as is. Scarce, FIRST ED..


Book Id: 98-6231

Price: $195.00

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