Description[Thomas Hutchinson]. A Collection of Original Papers Relative to the History of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay. Boston: Printed by Thomas and John Fleet, 1769.
Octavo. Contemporary full calf, boards splayed. Rubbing on covers, corners bumped. Minor loss on head and tail pieces of spine. Front cover detaching. Rear joint and inner hinge cracked. Some staining on page edges, sporadically affecting clear margins of select few sheets. Faded pencil signature on front free endpaper, "H. H. / -- T---", as well as open tear with loss on lower corner. Toning on sheets with light to moderate scattered foxing and occasional thumbsoiling. Ink ownership signature on upper left corner of title page, "A Tower / J Whitney". Closed 2.75 inch tear on pp. 9-10, affecting text. Pencil signatures on p. 137, "Jedidiah -- Towers", and rear free endpaper "Augustus Towers". A good copy.
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