2-page article in a complete volume of The Annual Register, or View of the History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year 1777, in the section entitled ‘Characters.’ Full calf boards. The article on Harrison runs from pages 24 to 26. 4th edition, London, 1794.
A short unbiased account of John Harrison’s work on his chronometers, complementary to the earlier work on Harrison in the same publication of 1765. An interesting and rare contemporary account, along with much else of general interest, as is usual in this most important publication. See also Quill…
The Annual Register… is a noted and long established reference work which has been published every year since 1758. It records and attempts to analyse the year’s major events, developments and trends throughout the world, and was originally printed for James Dodsley, Pall Mall, being under the editorship of Edmund Burke.
Leather worn and dry with cracked joints but boards still attached. Binding still tight and pages in good clean condition.