An Act for the Better Encouragement of Seamen in His Majesty's Service, and Privateers, to Annoy the Enemy

London: Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett, 1744. [2], 691-706, [2] p.; 33 cm. (folio). Three stab-holes, but no other evidence that this was ever bound. Edges are untrimmed. Title page reads "Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis . . . Decimo Septimo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the First Day of December, Anno Dom. 1741, in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second . . . And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the First Day of December, 1743, being the Third Session of this present Parliament." The woodcut coat of arms of George II above the imprint. Woodcut historiated initial at the beginning of the act. Passed to bolster the British naval efforts against France. In Near Fine Condition: lower corners lightly creased; clean and bright. Near Fine. Item #001982

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