Annapolis: William Parks, 1737. ,15; ,8pp. Folio. Three-quarter calf and marbled boards in antique style. Minor foxing and toning. Interleaved with blanks. Very good. Item #WRCAM50236
Early Maryland imprints; William Parks established the first successful press at Annapolis in 1726. These are the session laws for Maryland in 1737. The acts for this year address land apportionment for both private and public concerns, slave punishment, and an act prohibiting the exportation of grain, bread, and flour, among others. Rare. ESTC records only four and two copies, respectively. EVANS 4156. BRISTOL B1005. SHIPTON & MOONEY 40122. WROTH 91, 92. ESTC W7073, W7074.