Boston: N.E. Edes and Gill, 1761. 38, [2 blanks] pp, with the half title. Disbound, minor foxing, Very Good.
A Harvard graduate and Congregational Minister in Marblehead for over fifty years, Barnard was, according to Charles Chauncy, "equalled by few in regard either of readiness of invention, liveliness of imagination, or strength and clearness of reasoning" [DAB]. His early work, Ashton's Memorial, was "a worthy and early American addition to the literature of castaways" [II Streeter Sale 671].
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