Auction 93, Lot 465

"Acts and Laws of the Massachusetts Bay in New England",

Subject: Colonial American Imprint

Period: 1753 (dated)


Color: Black & White

8 x 11.8 inches
20.3 x 30 cm

"Passed by the Great and General Court or Assembly of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New-England: Begun and held at Boston in the County of Suffolk, upon the thirtieth of May 1753, and from thence continued by Prorogation to Tuesday the fourth Day of December, 1753." Three pages, printed on both sides, incorporating six different acts having to do with the administration of the colony, including one law against counterfeiting money. Mentions numerous colonists and provides a fascinating view of early life in America. Front with the British Coat of Arms.


Condition: B

Toned with some faint foxing.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/6/2000