A Guide To Manuscripts Relating To The History Of The British Empire, 1748-1776.
Alfred A. Knopf.
(the british empire before the american revolution, volume xv).
FIRST EDITION. 6.5 x 9.5 inches.  + viii + 490 pp. + xxxvi pp. index +  pp. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper, which has sunned spine and some edge wear with small chips. Deckled edges. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. The final part of the fifteen volume series, The British Empire before the American Revolution (1936-70), the magnum opus of Lawrence Henry Gipson (1880-1971), Professor of History at Lehigh University from 1924. The sections list manuscript repositories in London, the English Counties, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, France, Spain, Canada, the West Indies and the US.
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