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As Bibliographies Go, Delicious!
Cagle, William R., & Lisa Killion Stafford, comps.  American books on food and drink: A bibliographical catalog of the cookbook collection housed in The Lilly Library at the [sic] Indiana University. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998. 8vo. xviii, 794 pp., illus.
$60.00
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Camões in the New World
Camões, Luis de.  Poems, from the Portuguese ... With remarks on his life and writings, notes, &c. &c. By Lord Viscount Strangford. Baltimore: Kid & Thomas, pr. by Robert Carr, 1808. 8vo (18.2 cm; 7.125"). 129, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (ads)] f.
[SOLD]
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Whither, theAMERICAN Economy?
[Carey, Mathew].  Addresses of The Philadelphia Society for the Promotion of National Industry...Fourth edition. Philadelphia: Pub. by M. Carey & Son, pr. by G.L. Austin, Dec. 20, 1819. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.625"). xi, [1 (blank) pp., pp. [9]–248.
$350.00

HeLiked It
Carr, John.   The stranger in Ireland: Or, a tour in the southern and western parts of that country, in the year 1805. Philadelphia: Samuel F. Bradford et al. (pr. by T. & G. Palmer), 1806. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). xi, [1], 168, *167/68, 169–339, [1 (blank)], 8 (adv.) pp.; 1 plt\.
[SOLD]
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EARLY U.S. EDITION: An Influential Classic
Carter, Susannah.  The frugal housewife: Or, completewoman cook.  Philadelphia: James Carey, 1796. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). 132 pp.; 2 plts.
$4500.00
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The Grounds of the Old Religion”
Challoner, Richard.  The grounds of the old religion: or, some general arguments in favour of the Catholic, Apostolic, Roman, communion...by a convert. Philadelphia: Augustine Fagan, 1814. 8vo. 204 pp.
$325.00
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American Conscience 1771
Chauncy, Charles.  A compleat view of episcopacy, as exhibited from the fathers of the Christian church until the close of the second century.... Boston: Pr. by Daniel Kneeland, 1771. 8vo. x, 474 pp., [2] ff.
$400.00
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Paine Was aDIRTY Man!
Cheetham, James.  The life of Thomas Paine, author of Common sense, The crisis, Rights of man, &c. &c. &c. New York: Southwick & Pelsue, 1809. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). 347, [1] pp.
$575.00
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Foundational Religious Work fromTHE FRANKLIN PRESS
Church of Scotland.  The confession of faith, the larger and shorter catechisms, with the Scripture proofs at large. Together with the sum of saving knowledge (contain'd in the Holy Scriptures, and held forth in the said confession and catechisms) and practical use thereof; covenants national and solemn league, acknowledgement of sins and engagement to duties, directories, form of church government, &c. Of publick-authority in the Church of Scotland. With acts of Assembly and Parliament, relative to, and approbative of the same. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin, 1745. 8vo (17.7 cm; 7"). [565 of 567], [25] pp. Pp. 1–2 (t.-p. and “General contents”) in facsimile.
[SOLD]
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The Yucatan Franz Scholes *&* Robert Chamberlain
Colección de documentos inéditos relativos al decumbrimiento, conquista y organización de las antigua posesiones españolas de ultramar. Segunda serie. Tomo num. 13, II Relaciones de Yucatán. Madrid: Impresores de la Real Casa, 1900. 8vo. xvi, 414 pp.
$450.00
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A Discourse” Still Much Read 18th-Century, Newburyport Copy
Coles, Elisha.  A practical discourse of God’s sovereignty. With other material points derived thence.... Newburyport [MA]: Edmund M. Blunt, 1798. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.2"). 372 pp.
$350.00
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Satire of Pennsylvania Politics at theStart of the French & Indian War
(Colonial American Satire).  A fragment of the chronicles of Nathan Ben Saddi. Printed in Philadelphia by James Chattin, 1758. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1904. 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [1] f., 18 pp., [1] f., xv plates (facsimiles) in color.
$100.00
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Cortés' Second Letter: The Conquest of Mexico
Cortés, Hernando, & Peter Martyr.  Praeclara Ferndinandi Cortesii De Nova Maris Oceani Hyspania Narratio. [colophon: Impressa in Nurimberga: per Fridericum Peypus], 1524. Folio (30.3 cm; 11.875" ). [4], 49, 12 leaves.
$40,000.00
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Dutch RepublicanismFor & Against
Court, Pieter de la.  Interest van Holland, ofte, Gronden van Hollands-welvaren. Amsterdam: By Joan. Cyprianus vander Gracht, 1662. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [8] ff., 267, [5] pp. [with bound at the end] Huygens, Constantijn. Den Herstelden Prins tot Stadt-houder ende Capiteyn Generaal vande Vereenighde Nederlanden, ten dienst ende luyster vande loffelijcke en de wel geformeerde Republijck vande Geunieerde Provincien, &c. tegens de boekjens onlangs uyt gegeven met den naem van Interest van Hollandt, ende stadt-houderlijcke regeringe in Hollandt ... Amsterdam: Voor Joan. Cyprianus vander Gracht, 1663. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [16], 122, [4], [2 (blank)] pp.
$2750.00
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Anti-Romantic VERSES of Love & Loss
Crabbe, George.  Tales of the hall. Boston: Wells & Lilly, 1819. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). 2 vols. I: xxi, [1], 250 pp. II: ix, [1], 267, [1] pp.
$275.00
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One American Merchant Writes Another on theAmerican Revolution
News of aFIERCE Sea Battle Waged after Yorktown
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.
$3500.00
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Sermons from anInfluential Quaker
Crisp, Stephen.  Sermons or declarations, made by Stephen Crisp, one of the antient preachers amongst the people called Quakers. Taken in short hand, as they were delivered by him. Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Crukshank, in Third-Street, opposite the work-house, 1773. 8vo (16.9 cm; 6.625"). 60 pp.
$275.00
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An Example of Determination!One Man's Take on Boston
Dearborn, Nathaniel.  Boston notions; being an authentic and concise account of “that village,” from 1630 to 1847. Boston: Printed by N. Dearborn ... sold by W.D. Ticknor & Co., 1848. 16mo (15.9 cm; 6.25"). xx, [3], 8–426 pp., [35] plts., [6] maps.
$175.00
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Scaring the Bejesus Out of Little German-American Boys & Girls
Die Gefahr in den Strassen. Nebst Einigen andern Erzälungen. Philadelphia: gedruckt bey Jacob Meyer für Johnson und Warner, 1810. 12mo (13.5 cm; 5.375"). 36 pp.
$200.00
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ALiterary Washington'ianum”
Dinmore, Richard.  Select and fugitive poetry. A compilation. With notes biographical and historical. Washington City: Pr. at the Franklin Press [by James Lyon & Richard Dinmore], 1802. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). 288 pp.
$450.00
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More Than 1000 Illustrations byPieter van der Borcht
& with Evidence of Readership
Dodoens, Rembert.  Remberti Dodonaei Mechliniensis medici caesari Stirpium historiae pemptades sex sive libri XXX. Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1583. Folio (36 cm; 14"). [10] ff., 860 pp., [13] ff., illus.
$8500.00
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Selling Their Interest in aPlantation” in Pennsylvania, 1811
Duncan, William, & Alexander Duncan.  Document signed. Montgomery County, PA: 19 October 1811. Large folio (75 x 49 cm; 29.5" x 19.5"). [1] p.
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Analyzing Baptist Logic
Edwards, Peter.  Candid reasons for renouncing the principles of antipaedobaptism. Also, an appendix, containing a short method with the Baptists. Exeter, NH: Henry Ranlet, 1802. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). [4], 199, [1 (blank)] pp.
$125.00
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Proto-Unitarian Reaction to theAWAKENING”
Eells, Nathanael.  Religion is the life of God's people: a sermon preached at Boston, in the presence of His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; Governour and Commander in chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England; and the Honourable His Majesty's Council, and the Honourable House of Representatives, of the Province aforesaid, May 25th. 1743. Being the day for the election of His Majesty's Council. Boston: Pr. by S. Kneeland & T. Green, Printers to the Honourable House of Representatives, 1743. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). [1] f., 43, [1 (blank)] pp.
$850.00


Quintessential Pennsylvania Dutch”A First & “Fancy”
Egelmann, Charles Frederick, engraver.  Broadside Taufschein, begins: “Staat [blank] Nordamerica. Gehet hin in alle welt lehret alle volker und taufet sieim namen des vaters des sohnes und des heiligren geistes.” With manuscript completed by an anonymous scrivene. [Reading, PA: C. F. Egelmann, 1814 and later]. Folio (34.8 x 25.7 cm; 13.75" x 10"). [1] p.
$750.00
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Very Ambitious Varia . . .
(English Literary Periodical).  The monthly magazine; or, British register...Vol. XIX. Part I. for 1805. London: Richard Phillips, [1805]. 8vo (22.5 cm, 9"). [2], 719, [1 (blank)] pp.
$150.00
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Venus — Candle-Snuffers?
    (Dress & Politics!)
(English Political Satire PLUS).  Venus attiring the graces. London: J. Dodsley, 1777. 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). 11, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] [Mason, William?] [Ode to Mr. Pinchbeck, upon his newly invented patent candle-snuffers. London: J. Almon, 1776]. [5]–11, [1 (adv.)] pp.
$385.00

German-American Hymnal inTypical FRAKTUR Style
Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania and the Adjacent States.  Erbauliche Lieder-Sammlung zum Gottesdienstlichen Gebrauch in den vereinigten Evangelisch-Lutherischen Gemeinen in Pennsylvanien und den benachbarten Staaten. Philadelphia: G. & D. Billmeyer, 1814. 12mo (17.2 cm, 7"). [12] ff., 626 pp., [5] ff. [bound with] Helmuth, Justus Henry Christian. Kurze Andachten einer Gottsuchenden Seele, auf alle Tage der Woche und andere Umstände eingerichtet. Philadelphia: G. & D. Billmeyer, 1814. 12mo (17.2 cm, 7"). 26 pp.
$150.00
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Middlebury College's Early Financial Problems
Evarts, Jeremiah.  Autograph Letter Signed to Henry Davis. Charlestown, MA: 20 January 1817. Small 4to (24.5 cm; 9.75"). 3 pp. plus integral address page.
$250.00
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