Laws and acts of Her Majesties Colony of Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations made from the first settlement in 1636 to 1705. With an introduction by Sidney S. Rider
Laws and acts of Her Majesties Colony of Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations made from the first settlement in 1636 to 1705. With an introduction by Sidney S. Rider

Laws and acts of Her Majesties Colony of Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations made from the first settlement in 1636 to 1705. With an introduction by Sidney S. Rider

Providence: Sidney S. Rider and Burnett Rider, 1896. Edition limited to 100 copies, folio, pp. viii, 65, [1]; 61 leaves of facsimiles of the original manuscript; original printed green wrappers; a bit of damp in the bottom margin of the terminal leaves and back wrap, otherwise fine throughout; contained in a half brown morocco slipcase, gilt-paneled spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 2; lightly rubbed. This is the first time these laws were ever printed; and the volume contains a facsimile reprint of the original manuscript laws. Bookplate of Frederic S. Peck. Rider was a leading Providence bookseller, publisher and antiquarian who had amassed a collection of manuscript and printed materials documenting the history and print culture of Rhode Island from the 17th through the early 20th centuries, a collection now at Brown University. Item #55281

Price: $625.00

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