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A Second Edition ofMy Mutilated Poems
Neal, John.  The battle of Niagara: Second edition — enlarged: With other poems. Baltimore: N.G. Maxwell (pr. by B. Edes), 1819. 18mo (15.6 cm, 6.2"). Add. engr. t.-p., 272 pp.
$575.00

Translated byMary Wollstonecraft
Necker, Jacques.  Of the importance of religious opinions. Translated from the French of Mr. Necker. Boston: From the press of Thomas Hall; sold by Thomas and Andrews, William P. Blake, David West, and John West, 1796. 12mo (17.9 cm; 7"). 230, [2] pp.
[SOLD]
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Infighting!New York State Senate1806
New York (state).  Democratic-Republican Party.  Broadside. Begins, “To the electors of the Western District. Fellow-citizens, In a few days you will again be called upon to exercise the distinguishing privilege of Freemen — that of electing your Representatives to the Legislature. In discharging this duty, the great body of the people only want correct information, and they will generally choose the most able and faithful men to legislate for them.” New York state: no publisher/printer, [1806?]. Folio (39 cm, 15.5"). [1] f. (verso blank).
$1000.00

New York Gubernatorial Election 1820 The Issue of Patriotism
“No Time Server,” & “Red-Jacket”.  Broadside. Begins, “Of all the strange and unaccountable things which have appeared during the present electioneering campaign, the Federal Bucktail Address, which has lately been put into circulation is the most so.” New York state: no publisher/printer, 1820. Folio (34 cm, 12.75"). [1] f. (verso blank).
$975.00

Tom PaineDiscounts the Pound Sterling
Paine, Thomas.  The decline & fall of the English system of finance. New York: Printed by William A. Davis, for J. Fellows, 1796. 12mo (18.5 cm; 7.25"). 58 pp., [1 (ads)] f., without the half-title.
$375.00
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Paley's Works & His Life inFive Neat Volumes
Paley, William.  Works of William Paley. In five volumes, with a memoir of his life, by G.W. Meadley. Boston: Joshua Belcher, 1810. 8vo. 5 vols. I: Frontis., 371, [1] pp. II: [2], 424 pp. III: 523, [1] pp. IV: 453, [1] pp. V: 509, [1], [68 (index)] pp.
$250.00
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TheLARGEST Herbal in the English LanguageRuskin's Copy
Parkinson, John.  Theatrum botanicum: The theater of plantes. Or, an herball of a large extent ... London: Thomas Cotes, 1640. Folio (35.3 cm, 13.9"). Add. engr. t.-p., [18], 1755 (i.e., 1745), [3] pp.; illus.
$6000.00
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ThePETITIONER Respectfully Sheweth . . . ”
Patterson, Alexander. A petition...to the legislature of Pennsylvania, during the session of 1803–4, for compensation for the monies he expended and the services he rendered in defence of the Pennsylvania title, against the Connecticut claimants; in which is comprised, a faithful historical detail of important and interesting facts and events that took place at Wyoming, and in the county of Luzerne, &c. In consequence of the dispute which existed between the Pennsylvania land-holders, and the Connecticut intruders, commencing with the year, 1763. Lancaster: Robert Bailey, 1804. 8vo (23.9 cm, 9.4"). 34 pp.
$375.00

Future Punishment TheologywithReference to the Americas!
Patuzzi, Giovanni Vincenzo.  De futuro impiorum statu libri tres ubi advers. deistas, nuperos Origenistas, Socinianos, aliosq; novatores Ecclesiae Catholicae doctrina de poenarum inferni veritate qualitate et aeternitate asseritur et illustratur. [Verona]: Typis Seminarii Veronensis, 1748. Folio (31.7 cm; 12.5"). [16], XXIV, 405 pp. Lacks final blank (only).
$675.00
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Baja, Florida, Spanish Southwest, & Northern Mexico
Perez de Ribas, Andres.  Historia de los triumphos de nuestra santa fee entre gentes las mas barbaras, y fieras del nuevo Orbe, conseguidos por los soldados de la Milicia de la Compañia de Iesus en las missiones e la prouincia de Nueua-España ... Madrid: Por Alo[n]so de Paredes, 1645. Folio. [20] ff., 763, [1] pp.
$37,500.00
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The Father of The Father of American Surgery”
Nails Down a Land Deal
Physick, Edmund.  Manuscript Document Signed. Philadelphia: 15 September 1773. Oblong 12mo (3" x 7.75). 1 p.
$250.00
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The Fateful “Instructions”
Pickering, Timothy.  Instructions to Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, John Marshall and Elbridge Gerry, Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary to the French republic, referred to in the Message of the President of the United States of the third instant. Philadelphia: Pr. by Way & Groff, 1798. 8vo. 20 pp.
$250.00
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Post-XYZ Affair
Pickering, Timothy.  Message from the President of the United States, accompanying a report of the Secretary of State, containing observations on some of the documents, communicated by the President, on the eighteenth instant. 21st January, 1799. Ordered to lie on the table. Philadelphia: John Ward Fenno, 1798 [i.e., 1799]. 8vo (20.2 cm, 8"). [2], 45, [1 (blank)] pp.
$1150.00
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Little Boys Should not Meddle with Guns”
Picket, Albert.  A picture book for little children. Philadelphia: Kimber & Conrad, no date (1812?). Narrow 24mo (14 x 6.5 cm; 5.5" x 2.5"). [12] ff., illus.
$165.00
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BENEDICTINES Come to the New World
with COLUMBUS
A FINE Engraved Title-Page & 18 Splendid Plates
[Plautius, Caspar]. Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis.... [Linz], 1621. Folio (32.6 cm, 12.875"). )(4 (-)(4, blank) A–M4 N4 (-N4, blank); Engr. t.-p., [2] ff., 101, [1] pp.; 18 plts.
$27,000.00

Avoid Decayed,” Fraudulent, or Misguided MEDICINES
byStudying the Genuine Articles
Pomet, Pierre.  A compleat history of druggs, written in French by Monsieur Pomet, chief druggist to the present French King; to which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Messrs. Lemery, and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and minera ... London: Pr. for R. Bonwicke, William Freeman, Timothy Goodwin, et al., 1712. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.9"). 2 parts in 1 vol. [8] ff., 420 (i.e., 440) pp., [6] ff.; 86 plts.
$3800.00
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Pomet's Own Edition ofHis Guide to Drugs
Pomet, Pierre.  Le marchand sincere ou traite general des drogues simples et composes. Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1695. Folio (40 cm, 15.75"). Frontis., [12], 304 (i.e., 332), 108, 116, [38], 16 pp.; 5 plts., illus.
$4500.00
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His “Christian History” (the Early Era)Corrected & Expanded
Priestley, Joseph.  A general history of the Christian church, to the fall of the Western Empire ...the second edition improved. Northumberland [PA]: Pr. for the author by Andrew Kennedy, 1803–04. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 488 pp. II: 552 (i.e., 554), [2] pp.
$975.00
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His “Christian History” (the Later Era) First Edition
Priestley, Joseph.  A general history of the Christian church, from the fall of the Western Empire to the present time.... Northumberland [PA]: Pr. for the author by Andrew Kennedy, 1802–03. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 4 vols. I: xxxvi, 475, [1 (blank)] pp. II: vii, [1], 539, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [6], 488 pp. IV: x, [3], xii–xiii, [1], 480 pp.
$1100.00
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Classic Primer / Good Cuts
(Primer).  New-England primer, improved; or, an easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading. To which is added, the Assembly's catechism. Boston: James Loring, [between 1815 and 1826]. 16mo (10 cm; 4"). [32] ff.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Annals of New England
Prince, Thomas. A chronological history of New-England in the form of annals: Being a summary and exact account of the most material transactions and occurrences relating to this country, in the order of time wherein they happened, from the discovery by Capt. Gosnold in 1602, to the arrival of Governor Belcher, in 1730. With an introduction containing a brief epitome of the most remarkable transactions and events abroad, from the Creation.... Boston: Pr. by Kneeland & Green for S. Gerrish, 1736. 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.5"). [8], xi, [1], 20, 104, [2], 254 pp. (lacking title-page).
$500.00
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The FRENCH Position:  In re:Privateers & More
(Privateers).  [Adet, Pierre Auguste].  Authentic. Official notes, from the minister of the French Republic, to the secretary of state of the United States of America. With a replication to the first note, by the secretary of state. Philadelphia: J. Ormrod, [ca. 1796]. 8vo signed in 4s (20 cm, 7.9"). 42 pp.
$275.00

AMERICAN SERICULTURE a Possible Source ofRevenue?
Pullein, Samuel. The culture of silk: or, an essay on its rational practice and improvement. In four parts... For the use of the American colonies. London: Pr. for A. Millar, 1758. 8vo. Frontis., xv, [1 (blank)], 299, [1] pp., plt.
$1250.00

Oh, C'mon . . . ”
(As He Might Have Put It)
Quincy, Josiah.  [drop-title] Speech of Josiah Quincey [sic], Representative in Congress for the state of Massachusetts, on the joint resolution approving of the conduct of the executive of the United States, in relation to the refusal to receive any farther communication from the British Minister, 28th December, 1809. No place, [1810?]. 12mo. 24 pp.
$97.50
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