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The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, printer; Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Canter, Willem, 1542-1575, tr; Traversari, Ambrogio, 1386-1439, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has plate on verso facing t.p., v. 1: "Relie par crucifix Mtre. Relieur Rue St. Jean de Beauvais pres l'Eglise, A Paris." Inscribed on t.p., v. 1: "Petrus Colladon." Inscribed on first leaf, v. 1-2: "John Adams 1784 Paris."
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Topics: Philosophers, Ancient, Philosophy, Ancient, Pythagoras and Pythagorean school
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Colson, John, 1680-1760; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy: significant annotations in Adams's hand. An unfinished posthumous work, first published in the Latin original in v. 1 of the Opera omnia (Londini, J. Nichols, 1779-85) under title: Artis analyticae specimina, vel Geometria analytica. Another translation, without Colson's commentary, appeared London, 1737 as A treatise on the method of fluxions and infinite series.
Topics: Mathematics, Calculus
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Morton, Thomas, 1575-1646; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-105)
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Topics: Morton, Thomas, 1575-1646, Indians of North America -- Massachusetts, Indians of North America --...
John Adams Library copy inscribed on inside back cover: hand drawing of ship. Inscribed on inside front cover: "L6 -J/D." Inscribed on first leaf: "In page 751 mention is made of the river St. Croix..." John Adams's signature on title page: "J. Adams."
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Topics: Religions -- History, Religions, Geography, Geography -- History 17th century, Voyages and travels...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v.1 : "John Adams." Signature on first leaf, v. 1: "John Quincy Adams." Inscribed on half t.p., v. 2: "Perrim."
Topic: Plato
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Lucretius Carus, Titus; Creech, Thomas, 1659-1700, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Paged continuously
John Adams Library copy has bookplate, v. 1: William Glanville Boscawen. John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams."
Topics: Spanish language -- French, French language -- Spanish
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Herodotus; Valla, Lorenzo, 1406-1457, tr; Gronovius, Jacobus, 1645-1716, ed; Luchtmans, Samuel, fl. 1709-1755, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Homer, History, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Robison, John, 1739-1805; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on first leaf: "Jeremy Belknap 1798 from Mrs. A. Adams."
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Topics: Freemasonry, Illuminati
A triglot New Testament, interlinear text, intended primarily for the use of schools
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Tufts, Cotton, 1732-1815, former owner
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John Adams's signature on second t.p.: "John Adams." Inscribed on t.p.: "Cotton Tufts" and "Saint Shepard 1706." Book I. Antiquities.--book II. Ecclesiarum clypei.--book III. Polybius.--book IV. Sal gentium.--book V. Acts and monuments.--book VI. Thaumaturgus.--book VII. Ecclesiarum prælia.
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Topics: Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728, New England -- Church history, New England -- Biography, New England --...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v.1 : "John Adams." Signature on first leaf, v. 1: "John Quincy Adams." Inscribed on half t.p., v. 2: "Perrim."
Topic: Plato
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Guicciardini, Francesco, 1483-1540; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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"The life of Francesco Guicciardini, taken chiefly from Signior Domenico Manni of Florence": v. 1, p. i-xxxii
Topic: Italy -- History -- 1492-1559
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Imprint varies
Topics: Almanacs, American, Almanacs, American, Almanacs, American
Engraved frontispiece half t.p
Topic: Heraldry
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Martinez, Matthias, d. 1642; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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"Novae Huic Editioni Accesserunt Plurimae voces, in aliis hactenus desideratae; Graecorum nominum genera simul & genitivi; omnium etiam syllabarum dubiarum quantitas, in gratiam Poetices Candidatorum, notulis superne indicata." Title page printed in red and black; t.p. woodcut vignette. Text printed in double columns; Latin printed in roman letters, Greek in the Greek alphabet, French in italics, and German in black letter.
Topic: Latin language -- Polyglot
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694; Brockwell, Charles; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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"Translated and continued" by Charles Brockwell. --cf. Brit. mus. Catalogue
Topic: Sweden -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bougeant, G.-H. (Guillaume-Hyacinthe), 1690-1743; Avaux, Claude de Mesmes, comte d', 1595-1650, other author; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Head-pieces; tail-pieces
Topics: Peace of Westphalia (1648), Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648
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John Adams Library copy inscribed: "John Adams Esquire from his sincere old friend the author."
Topics: Psychology, Pathological, Insanity
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Suidas (Lexicographer); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15; Kuster, Ludolf, 1670-1716; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Greek and Latin in parallel columns. John Adams library copy contains signature on half title page, v. 1: "John Adams Paris Sept. 18. 1784"; signatures removed from v. 2-3.
Topic: Greek language -- Latin
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; United States. Dept. of State; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Printer varies
Topic: Government executives
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915, former owner
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Bound with 'Some Phases of Sexual Morality and Church Discipline,' which is separately cataloged. John Adams Library copy inscribed first leaf: "Deposited in the John Adams Library by C.F. Adams. Dec. 1891." No. 10 of 50 copies printed for private distribution.
Topics: Braintree (Mass.) -- History, Quincy (Mass.) -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bodin, Jean, 1530-1596; Knolles, Richard, 1550?-1610; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Engraved t.p
Topics: Political science, State, The
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Nugent, Thomas, 1700?-1772; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes half t.p
Topics: French language--Dictionaries--English, English language--Dictionaries--French
John Adams Library copy bound with numerous other items, all separately cataloged. Inscribed on first leaf, recto: "Thomas Prince his book." Contains significant annotations in Prince's hand. John Adams's signature on title page, recto: "John Adams." Inscribed on title page, verso: "At a court of commissioners for settling, adjuting, and determining the boundary of the colony of Rhode Island eastward towards the province of the Massachusetts Bay. This Book was produced...
Topics: Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony), Massachusetts -- History New Plymouth, 1620-1691
A triglot OT, interlinear text, intended primarily for the use of schools
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v.1 : "John Adams." Signature on first leaf, v. 1: "John Quincy Adams." Inscribed on half t.p., v. 2: "Perrim."
Topic: Plato
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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The third edition. John Adams Library copy contains bookplate, v. 1-3: John Quincy Adams. John Adams's signature on first leaf, v. 1-3 : "John Adams."
Topics: Rome -- History Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D, Byzantine Empire -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Lilly, John, 18th cent; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Gridley, Jeremiah, 1702-1767, former owner. BRL; Great Britain. Court of King's Bench; Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas; Great Britain. Court of Exchequer; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes tables [indexes]
Topics: Pleading, Civil procedure, Forms (Law)
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Great Britain; Ruffhead, Owen, 1723-1769; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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V. 9 also contains: "a copious index and appendix, consisting of obsolete and curious acts."
Topics: Law, Statutes
John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams 1814."
Topics: Greek language, Greek poetry
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Baretti, Giuseppe Marco Antonio, 1719-1789; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p., v. 1: "John Adams July 1780" and "2 guineas."
Topics: English language -- Italian, Italian language -- English
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Homer, Greek language, Proverbs, Greek
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694; Kennett, Basil, 1674-1715, tr; Barbeyrac, Jean, 1674-1744; Carew, George, of Lincoln's Inn, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes index
Topics: Natural law, International law, Ethics
John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p.: "John Quincy Adams." Separate leaf of annotations [in Greek] inserted between pp. 496-497. Item removed and stored separately.
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Danet, Pierre, ca. 1650-1709; Deville, Nicolas, 1672?-1734, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: French language, Latin language
Title in double line border
Topics: Law, Anglo-Norman dialect, Law, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Polybius; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Aeneas, Tacticus, 4th cent. B.C; Casaubon, Isaac, 1559-1614, tr; Gronovius, Jacobus, 1645-1716, ed; Janssonius van Waesberge, Johannes, fl. 1642-1681, publisher; Someren, Joannes van, publisher; Mathijsz, Severijn, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has separate advertisement inserted between p. 172-173, v. 1: printed business card (1 in. x 2 1/4 in.) reading "Geo. B. Bains & Sons, Manufacturers of Trunks, Bags and Satchels, 402 Market Street, Philadelphia." which has been removed and stored separately. t. 1. Historiarum libri V. E Polybii ... sexta-undecima historia excerpta. -- t. 2. E Polybii duodecima-septimadecima historia excerpta. Excerpta Legationum. Excerpta De virtutibus et vitiis. Fragmenta....
Topics: History, Ancient, Siege warfare
John Adams Library copy inscribed on title page: "John Adams." Inscribed on first leaf: "85/"
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Topics: Agriculture, Tillage, Plows, Agricultural implements
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Locke, John, 1632-1704; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Desmaizeaux, Pierre, 1673?-1745, ed; Coste, Pierre, 1668-1747; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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The character of Mr. Locke. By Mr. Peter Coste.--The fundamental constitutions of Carolina.--A letter from a person of quality to his friend in the country.--Remarks upon some of Mr. Norris's books.--Elements of natural philosophy.--Some thoughts concerning reading and study.--Several letters to Anth. Collins Esq; and other persons.--Rules of a society
Topic: Philosophy
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Thucydides; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Aubry, Jean, printer; Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598; Marnius, Claudius, d. 1610, printer; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15, commentator; Portus, Franciscus, 1511-1581, commentator; Valla, Lorenzo, 1406-1457; Wechel, Andreas, d. 1581 printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed: former owner's signature crossed out. John Adams Library copy inscribed: "J.Q. Adams."
Topic: Greece -- History Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C. Early works to 1800
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Comenius, Johann Amos, 1592-1670; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Courcelles, Etienne de, 1586-1659; Simon, Theodor, fl.ca. 1629-1649; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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T.p. printed in red and black. Includes index. Errata on p. 240.
Topics: Latin language, Greek language, French language
John Adams Library copy inscribed on inside front cover: "Charles Adams his book 1774 ... 1775."
Topics: Great Britain. Parliament, Calendars -- Great Britain, Almanacs, English -- Great Britain, Great...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Suidas (Lexicographer); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15; Kuster, Ludolf, 1670-1716; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Greek and Latin in parallel columns. John Adams library copy contains signature on half title page, v. 1: "John Adams Paris Sept. 18. 1784"; signatures removed from v. 2-3.
Topic: Greek language -- Latin
Includes index
Topics: Commerce, Weights and measures, Coinage, Exchange, Balance of trade
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Force, Peter, 1790-1868; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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"Containing an official list of all officers, civil, military, and naval, of the United States of America ..." (varies slightly)
Topic: Almanacs, American
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Robertson, William, d. 1686?; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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[First edition.]
Topics: Greek language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Morell, Thomas, 1703-1784; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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ESTC
Topic: Greek language -- Quantity
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, baron de, 1689-1755
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John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Morell, Thomas, 1703-1784; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Topic: Greek language -- Quantity
John Adams Library copy bound with numerous other items, all separately cataloged. Spine title: Pamphlets. Inscribed on t.p: "Adams Library."
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Topics: Political science, Monarchy, United States -- Politics and government 1775-1783
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bruzen de La Martinière, Antoine Augustin, 1662-1746; Faber, Emanuel Claudius; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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T.p. printed in red and black
Topic: Geography
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Corio, Bernardino, 1459-1519?; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Porcacchi, Thomaso, ca. 1530-1585?; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on separate sheet attached to first leaf: "Mr. Brandy Hollis desires Mr. Adams to preserve this history of Milan till he procures a better copy. March 31, 1788." Inscribed on first leaf in Greek and on t.p.: "John Morris." Stamped on verso of t.p.: "British Museum sale duplicate 1787."
Topics: Italy -- History, Roman emperors -- Early works to 1800, Milan -- History
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Signatures: A***²B-VX²Y1 2A-3Z*3A-*3P*3Q²4A-5T
Topics: Willard, Samuel, 1640-1707, Willard, Samuel, 1640-1707, Westminster Assembly (1643-1652),...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Publisher's advertisements at end
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Petronius Arbiter; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Lundorp, Michael Caspar, ca. 1580-1629; Goldast, Melchior, 1578-1635; Schleich, Clemens, fl. 1619-1628; Heredes Andreae Wecheli; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Gridley, Jeremiah, 1702-1767, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed [and crossed through] on t.p.: "Jer Gridley." John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams" and "Liber Guilholmi Griffithii Anglo Britanni, Artium Magistri, & Notary Publici; Homi in Surcia impestus quatuor solicis Prichio Non Novems 1664." Minor annotations.
Generally ascribed to Paul Aler (later adapted by various others) and based on an earlier work by another "Unus a Societate Jesu", titled: Synonymorum et epithetorum thesaurus (1652), later: Novus synonymorum, epithetorum et phrasium, seu elegantiarum poeticarum, thesaurus (1662). --cf.
Topics: Latin language -- Quantity, Latin language -- Synonyms and antonyms, Latin language -- Epithets
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Potter, John, 1673 or 4-1747; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy first leaf and t.p. inscribed: "JV. Clarke." John Adams's signature on t.p.: "John Adams."
Topics: Greece -- Antiquities, Greece -- Civilization
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); J. and R. Tonson, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains minor annotations in Adams's hand.
Topics: Italy -- Description and travel, Switzerland -- Description and travel
Includes half title page
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Architecture, Suburban homes
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Gregory, David, 1659-1708; Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742. Synopsis of the astronomy of comets; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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[First edition in English]
Topic: Astronomy
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Gravesande, Willem Jacob 's, 1688-1742; Desaguliers, J. T. (John Theophilus), 1683-1744, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes index
Topics: Physics, Natural Sciences
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Grou, Jean Nicolas, 1731-1803; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894
Topics: Political science -- Early works to 1700, Utopias -- Early works to 1800
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Colégio das Artes (Coimbra, Portugal); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Aristotle; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p.: "Johannes Nortonus."
Topic: Aristotle
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Diodorus, Siculus; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Terrasson, Jean, 1670-1750, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894
Topic: History, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes index
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Topic: History, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Noel, François, 1755-1841; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes half t.p
Topics: French language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Dalton, Michael, d. 1648?; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes "And ... an appendix; being a compleat summary of all the acts of Parliament, shewing the various penalties of offences by statute, and the particular power of one ... or more justices, in their proceedings and determinations, under several distinct heads, in alphabetical order. With four tables ... And the precedents translated into English. Also addenda, containing the statutes of 16, 17, 18 & 19 Geo. II. with all the modern cases of authority published since the year 1742,...
Topic: Justices of the peace
Engraved frontispiece on verso facing t.p
Topics: Commerce, Commercial law
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616; Mayans y Siscar, Gregorio, 1699-1781; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Engraved frontispiece on verso facing t.p., v. 1
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Description based on: 1778, 1783, 1784, 1814
Topic: Almanacs, French
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Toulmin, Joshua, 1740-1815; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, George Washington, 1801-1829, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Publisher's advertisements: final [2] pages
Topic: Biddle, John, 1615-1662
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department.
Topics: Equality, Natural law, Political science
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Fantoni Castrucci, Sebastiano; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894
Topic: Avignon (France) -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20; Scaliger, Joseph Juste, 1540-1609; More, Alexander, 1616-1670; Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, publisher; Hercules, Nicolaes, fl. 1655-1661, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Topic: Chronology, Historical