Boston: Alexander Young, 1793. Very Good. Item #25411
Boston: Alexander Young, 1793. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); 20th century brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine; 80pp. (A-D4). Light wear to cloth extremities, half title present and slightly soiled, glue residue inside upper cover from previously removed ex libris replaced with ownership rubberstamp; overall, Very Good and sound. Half title: "Dr. Thacher's Sermon, On the Death of Governor Hancock."
Eulogy delivered shortly after the death of Massachusetts statesman John Hancock, whose reputation even during his lifetime was godlike: "His patriotism, and his amiable popular manners, rendered him the idol of his fellow citizens; they loved his very name, and early showered upon him their best honors" (p. 18).
EVANS 26248; SABIN 95183.