• Description
  • Pictorial. Ownership. 93x150 mm. [banner:] FREEDOM | VERMONT | / By God's supreme decree, / The man who eat--then died. / But Heaven in mercy since / Does him who tastes forgive; / To know is no offence; / Now, he who eats--shall live. / Waltons' Press, Montpelier, Vt. Chippendale shield, with version of Vermont State seal, and 8-line poem. Escutcheon: "In chief mountains behind a pine; a river fessways. In base a cow facing three garbs" (Bolt... more
    Pictorial. Ownership. 93x150 mm. [banner:] FREEDOM | VERMONT | / By God's supreme decree, / The man who eat--then died. / But Heaven in mercy since / Does him who tastes forgive; / To know is no offence; / Now, he who eats--shall live. / Waltons' Press, Montpelier, Vt. Chippendale shield, with version of Vermont State seal, and 8-line poem. Escutcheon: "In chief mountains behind a pine; a river fessways. In base a cow facing three garbs" (Bolton). Crest: a stag's head contourné. Vermont motto: Freedom & Unity. [1] In ms around arms: 'No. 121'. [2] Allen identifies this Henry Stevens as "The famous bibliographer". less
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  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277