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'PROHIBITORY ACT' 215-244pp; Cap.V 1776. AN IMPORTANT ACT IN THE STORY OF AMERICA AND THE REVOLUTION. A fine example with clean fresh paper, wide margins and a strong dark type impression. "It throws thirteen colonies out of the royal protection, levels all distinctions, and makes us independent in spite of our supplications and entreaties... It may be fortunate that the act of independency should come from the British Parliament rather than the American Congress" [John Adams] 'Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, and Hiberniae, Vicesimo. Decimo Secto. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, ........Anno Dom. 1775 in the fifteenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith & c. being the first session of this present parliament'. Attractive general title-page with the Royal Crest. Decorative initial to the black letter with a drop title to the head of the page. A fine crisp, fresh and clean complete copy. . .from an incomplete nonce volume.