A COLLECTION OF TRACTS FROM THE LATE NEWSPAPERS, &C. CONTAINING PARTICULARLY THE AMERICAN WHIG, A WHIP FOR THE AMERICAN WHIG, WITH SOME OTHER PIECES, ON THE SUBJECT OF THE RESIDENCE OF PROTESTANT BISHOPS IN THE AMERICAN COLONIES, AND IN ANSWER TO THE WRITERS WHO OPPOSED IT, &C.

New York: Printed by John Holt, at the Exchange, 1768-9. Two volumes: Vol. I - 432, [1] pp [LACKING PAGES 401-416 and 425-432]; Vol. II is complete as issued: 88, 81-406, [2] pp. Attractively bound in modern half calf, marbled boards, gilt titled spines with raised spine bands. Light scattered foxing, ink splashes on several pages [occasional word obscured]. Rubberstamps on each title page. Except as noted, Very Good.

"An important contemporary collection of articles that appeared in Philadelphia, New York and Boston newspapers on the question of the appointment of a Church of England bishop in America. The discussion raised many important questions from all sides, relative to the position of the Church in America before the Revolution" [Streeter Sale].
Streeter Sale 874. Evans 10857, 11212. NAIP w030400. Item #30604

Price: $1,000.00