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    [Almanac]. Benjamin West. The New-England Almanack, or Lady's and Gentleman's Diary, for the Year of our Lord Christ 1775... Providence: Printed and Sold, Wholesale and Retail, by John Carter, [1774]. First edition. Twelvemo. [24] pages. Hand-stitched self-wrappers. Stitching worn away to top third of spine. Foxing and unobtrusive marginalia to a few leaves. Edges lightly worn. Very good condition. On pages 18-21, an aggressively-worded political editorial titled "A brief View of the present Controversy between Great-Britain and America, with some Observations thereon," makes reference to "Taxation and representation," the Boston Tea Party, and "revolution." Alden 530. Drake 12842. Evans 13764.

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