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Printed in GOLD within a Marvelously Elaborate ENGRAVED BORDER
Printed in S
(A Monumental Homage).  Washington, George.  Broadside. Begins: WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL ADDRESS.    New York: Pub. by C.C. Wright & Durand, [1834?]. Folio extra (57 x 46 cm; 23" x 18"). 1 p.
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LAW MANUAL Published by One South CarolinaFREEMASON & Used by Another
(Just One Notable Mark of Emphasis BUT That an Apt One)
(“ALL THE DUTIES, POWERS, & AUTHORITIES”).  [Grimké, John Faucheraud], comp.  The South-Carolina justice of peace, containing all the duties, powers and authorities of that office, as regulated by the laws now of force in this state. And adapted to the parish and county magistrate, to which is added, a great variety of warrants, indictments and other precedents.... Philadelphia: R. Aitken & Son, 1796. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). viii, 641, [3 (index)] pp. (622–25 incorrectly paginated 522–25).
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AT LEAST THREE “FIRSTS”First English Septuagint
First American-Translated English N.T.First Bible Printed by an American Woman
(A Famous, Significant Bible).  Bible.  English. 1808. Thomson.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Covenant, commonly called the Old and New Testament: Translated from the Greek. By Charles Thomson.  Philadelphia: Pr. by Jane Aitken, 1808. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 4 vols. I: [252] ff. II: [245] ff. III: [222] ff. IV: [240] ff.
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One American Merchant Writes Another on theAmerican Revolution
News of aFIERCE Sea Battle Waged after Yorktown
(A Manuscript Americanum).  Crawford, James.  A.L.S. to John Brown (“Care of Governor Hancock, Boston”). Philadelphia: 16 April 1782. Small 4to (9" x 7.5'). 1 p., with integral address leaf.
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A PERUVIAN INCUNABLEIn Spanish, Quechua, & Aymara from
the Press ofAntonio Ricardo, primer impressor en estos Reynos del Piru
Acosta, José de; Juan de Atienza (attrib. authors).  Tercero cathecismo y exposicion de la doctrina christiana, por sermones. Para que los curas y otros ministros prediquen y enseñen a los Yndios y a las demas personas. Impresso ... en la Ciudad delos Reyes [i.e., Lima]: Por Antonio Ricardo, 1585. Small 4to in 8s (20.5 cm; 8.125"). [7 of 8], 215 ff., lacking title-leaf (supplied in facsimile) & final blank; 13 ff. supplied from another, shorter, copy.
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Caring for Philadelphia'sPOOR in the Early 19th Century
Alms-House (Philadelphia, Pa.).  Rules and regulations for the internal government of the almshouse and house of employment. Published, May, 1816. Philadelphia: Printed by Thomas T. Stiles, 1816. Small 8vo (22 cm; 8.25"). 28 pp.
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Back to Africa??
American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States.  [drop-title] Memorial of the President and Board of Managers of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States. January 14, 1817. Read and ordered to lie on the table. [Washington: William A. Davis, 1817]. 8vo. 5 pp.
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The Dangers of BishopsThe Distractions of Literature?
Antiepiscopalian, An.  A letter, concerning an American bishop, &c. to Dr. Bradbury Chandler, ruler of St. John's Church, in Elizabeth-Town. In answer to the appendix of his appeal to the public, &c. [Philadelphia: William and Thomas Bradford?], 1768. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). 19, [1 (blank)] pp. (17/18 lacking).
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A Dobson Printing ofAsplund's Annual Register
Anti-Slavery Content
Asplund, John.  The annual register of the Baptist denomination, in North-America; to the first of November, 1790. Containing an account of the churches and their constitutions, ministers, members, associations, their plan and sentiments, rule and order, proceedings and correspondence. Also remarks upon practical religion. [Philadelphia: Pr. by Thomas Dobson, 1792]. Small 4to. iv, 5-57, [1], 69-70 pp.
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Seceders & Covenanters
Associate Reformed Church in North America.  The Constitution and Standards.... New York: Pr. by T.J. Swords, 1799. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 612 pp., [2] ff.

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The Name of Upper California is Given to the Extension of Coast
        Between the 32nd and 42nd Degrees of North Latitude . . . ”
Bandini, José.  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Description of Upper California.” [Monterey?: ca. 1846]. Folio (31 cm; 12.25"). [14] ff. (2 ff. wrappers, 2 ff. blanks, 10 ff. of text).
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A PHILADELPHIA Bank'sArticles of Incorporation . . .
(Banking).  Philadelphia [National] Bank. Pennsylvania.  Laws, statutes, etc. An act to incorporate the Philadelphia Bank. Philadelphia: Pr. by W. W. Woodward, 1804. 8vo. 21, [1 (blank)] pp.
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A Marblehead Puritan Printed in London
forBoston Distribution
Barnard, John.   Sermons on several subjects; to wit, a confirmation of the truth of the Christian religion. One sermon. Compel them to come in. One sermon. The Christian hero, or the saints victory and rewards, in 6 sermons. London: Pr. for Samuel Gerrish, & Daniel Henchman, in Cornhill Boston, New-England, 1727. 8vo. 190 pp.
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Anacharsis in English Anything But Dry!
[Barthelemy, Jean-Jacques].  Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece. During the middle of the fourth century, before the Christian æra.... The first American edition. Philadelphia: Pr. by Bartholomew Graves and William McLaughlin for Jacob Johnson & Co., 1804. 8vo signed in 4s (22 cm, 8.625"). Vol. I: xviii, 419, [1 (blank)] pp.; fold. map; II: [1] f., iii, [1 (blank)], 403, [1 (blank)] pp.; III: vii, [1 (blank)], 463, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking half-title); IV: vii, [1 (blank)], 496 pp. (lacking half-title).
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COME, Read & Learn”With the Fold-Over FlapPRESENT & Cuts by ANDERSON
(BATTLEDOOR).  The uncle's present, a new battledoor. Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, n.d. [ca. 1810]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [4] ff. (see below).
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Pinax & Prodomos: Bauhin's History of Plants
Bauhin, Caspar.  Caspari Bauhini ... Pinax theatri botanici: sive Index in Theophrasti Dioscoridis, Plinii et botanicorvm qui à seculo scripserunt opera ... Basileae: Joannis Regis, 1671. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.45"). [12] ff., 518 pp., [13] ff. [with the same author's] Caspari Bauhini ... Prodomos theatri botanici ... Basileae: Impensis Joannis Regis, 1671. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.45"). 160 pp., [6] ff.; illus.
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In the MASSACHUSET Language, 1686Translated by Eliot of Bible Fame
Bayly, Lewis.  Manitowompae Pomantamoonk: Sampwshanau Christianoh Uttoh woh an Pomantog Wnssikkitteahonat. Cambridge [MA]: Printed [by Samuel Green] for the Right Honerable [sic] Corperation [sic] in London for the Gospelizing the Indins [sic], in New-England, 1685 [i.e., 1686]. Small 8vo (14.2 cm; 5.5"). 2 leaves only, pp. 99–101.
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An AFRICAN Utopia, asDescribed to the INQUISITION
[Berington, Simon].  The adventures of Signor Gaudencio di Lucca. Being the substance of his examination before the fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna, in Italy: Giving an account of an unknown country in the midst of the deserts of Africa, the origin and antiquity of the people, their religion, customs, and laws. Copied from the original manuscript in St. Mark’s Library, at Venice. With critical notes by the learned Signor Rhedi. To which is prefixed, a letter of the secretary of the Inquisition, shewing the reasons of Signor Gaudentio's being apprehended, and the manner of it. Translated from the Italian. Philadelphia: Re-printed by William Conover, 1799. 12mo (18 cm; 7.125"). 320 pp.
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Four Volumes:  Marshall's Judicial, Military, & Authorial Accomplishments
Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah.  The life of John Marshall. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1916–19. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., xxvi, [2], 506 pp.; 10 plts. II: Frontis. (tipped in), xviii, 620 pp.; 8 plts. III: Frontis., xxii, [2], 644, [2] pp.; 8 plts. IV: Frontis., xviii, [2], 668, [2] pp.; 8 plts.
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Designed by P.J. ConkwrightA Signer's Sad, Sensational End
Boyd, Julian P.  The murder of George Wythe. Philadelphia: Privately Printed for The Philobiblon Club, 1949. Small 8vo (20 cm; 7.75"). [2] ff., 45, [3 (last blank) pp.
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Brown University.  Celebration of the one hundreth anniversary of the founding of Brown University, September 6th, 1864. Providence: Sidney S. Rider & Bro., 1865. 4to (26.5 cm; 10.25"). [4] ff., 178 pp., [1] f.
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Natural Equality” Newark, 1802
Brown, William Lawrence. An essay on the natural equality of men; on the rights that result from it, and on the duties which it imposes.... The second American edition. Newark: John Wallis, 1802. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [2 (1 blank)], 141, [1 (blank)] pp.

LEC: Burke on the American ControversyWard Engravings
Burke, Edmund.  On conciliation with the colonies and other papers on the American Revolution. Lunenberg, VT: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). xxix, [1], 267, [3] pp.
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Natural” Law in ourAMERICAN Background
Burlamaqui, J[ean] J[acques].  Principes du droit naturel. Geneve: Chez Barrillot & fils, 1747. 4to (24.3 cm, 9.55"). XXIV, 352 pp.
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