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Early American Edition: German Reformed Hymnal
Tersteegen, Gerhardt.  Geistliches Blumen-Gärtlein inniger Seelen; oder Kurze Schluss-Reimen, Betrachtungen und Lieder, ueber allerhand Wahrheiten des inwendigen Christenthums; zur Erweckung, Stärkung und Erquickung in dem verborgenen Leben mit Christo in Gott; nebst der Frommen Lotterie. Germantaun: Gedruckt und zu finden bey Peter Leibert, 1791. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). [12], 126, [20], 127–534, [8] pp. (pagination erratic, several pages out of order).
$500.00
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Classic Illustrated GermanBOTANICAL GUIDESome Early Hand-Coloring
Theodorus, Jacobus, called Tabernaemontanus.  Neu vollkommen Kräuter-Buch: Darinnen uber 3000 Kräuter, mit schönen und kunstlichen Figuren, auch deren Underscheid und Würckung samt ihren Namen in mancherley Sprachen beschrieben: dessgleichen auch wie dieselbige in allerhand Kranckheiten beyde der Menschen und des Viehs, sollen angewendet und gebraucht werden angezeigt wird. Basel: Johann Ludwig König, 1731. Folio (38.4 cm, 15.1"). 3 vols. in 1. [12], 663, [5], 665–1529, [97 (index)] pp.; illus.
$2500.00
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Considering theA--------n R---------n
Thickell, Richard.  Anticipation: containing the substance of His M------y's most gracious speech to both h-----s of P----l-----t, on the opening of the approaching session.... London: Pr. for T. Becket, 1778. 8vo. vi pp., [1] f., 74 pp. .
$325.00

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SomeoneHAD to Be . . .
   . . . NORTH CAROLINA's First
Thomas, Joseph. A poetical descant on the primeval and present state of mankind; or, the pilgrim’s muse. Winchester, Va.: A. Foster, pr., 1816. 12mo (13 cm; 5.25"). 219, [1 (errata)] pp.
$1100.00
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OriginalPRINTED Boards & Three Plates Signed by Anderson
Thomson, James.  The seasons; with The castles of indolence by James Thomson. Embellished with engravings from the designs of Richd. Westall R A. New York: W. B. Gilley (Daniel Fanshaw, printer), 1817. 12mo. Front., added engr. t.-p., 287, [1 (blank)] pp.; 4 plts.
$125.00

BEWICK-Illustrated HERBAL
Thornton, Robert John.  A new family herbal: Or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts. London: Richard Phillips (pr. by Richard Taylor & Co.), 1810. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). xvi, 901, [1 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$850.00
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A Big Book Documenting a Big Era
Trevor-Roper, Hugh, ed.  The age of expansion: Europe and the world 1559–1660. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., © 1968. Folio. 360 pp.; col. illus.
$25.00

Party Strife!
     New York State Senate1806
“Uniform Republican, A”.  Broadside. Begins, “To the Republican electors of the Western District. Fellow-citizens, At the same time that a bold and aspiring faction at the seat of government of the United States, is making the most daring and unprincipled attack upon the president and the friends of his administration, we find another faction actuated by the same motives, and impelled by the same spirit, commencing an attack upon the administration of this state.” New York state: no publisher/printer, [1806?]. Folio (vertical chain lines; 41 cm, 16.5"). [1] f. (verso blank).
$975.00

The First Anglo-Dutch War, New Amsterdam, Prisoner Exchanges, & Much More
United Provinces of the Netherlands.  Verbael gehouden door de Heeren H. van Beverningk, W. Nieupoort, J. van de Perre, en A.P. Jongestal, als gedeputeerden ... van de heeren Staeten generael der Vereenigde Nederlanden, aen de republyck van Engelandt. Gravenhage: By Hendrick Scheurleer, 1725. 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). xx, 416, 415–518, 517–716 pp.
$725.00
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The American Flag Sole Edition
United States. Congress. House.  Report of the select committee appointed on the 12th ult. to inquire into the expediency of altering the flag of the United States. January 2, 1817, read, and ordered to be printed. [Washington]: no publisher/printer, [1817]. 12mo. 3 pp.
$975.00
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Abolishing “Traffick” Proposing “Colinization”
United States. Congress.  [drop-title] Joint resolution for abolishing the traffick in slaves, and colinization [sic] of the free people of colour of the United States. February 11, 1817. Read, and committed to a committee of the whole House on Monday next. [Washington: William A. Davis, 1817]. 8vo. 2 pp.
$100.00
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Back to Africa?
United States. Congress.  [drop-title] Report on colonizing the free people of colour of the United States. February 11, 1817. Read, and committed to a committee of the whole House on Monday next. [Washington: William A. Davis, 1817]. 8vo. 5 pp.
$200.00
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North Carolinians . . . Petition Congress
United States.  Congress.  House. Committee of Commerce and Manufactures.  Report of the Committee of Commerce and Manufactures, to whom were referred...petitions of sundry merchants, traders and farmers on the waters of Roanoke and Cashie Rivers...together with a report thereon, made...January 12, 1807. City of Washington: A. & G. Way, 1807. 8vo. 7 pp., fold. table.
$250.00

Indiana Already Wants to Join the Union1812
United States.  Congress.  House. Report of the committee, to whom was referred the petition of the legislative council and House of Representatives of the Indiana territory, praying to be admitted into the union upon an equal footing with the original states. March 31st, 1812. Read, and referred to a committee of the whole House on Monday next. Washington City: Pr. by R. C. Weightman, 1812. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [4] pp.
$325.00
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Washington Informs Congress of Cornwallis' SurrenderGunning Bedford's Copy
United States. Continental Congress.  Journals of Congress and of the United States in Congress Assemble[d]. For the year 1781. Philadelphia: David C. Claypoole, 1781 [really, 1782]. 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.75"). 522, [6 (final 2 blank)], lxxix, [1 (blank)] pp.
[SOLD]
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President Adams SendsTWO Messages on the XYZ Affair”
United States.  Dept. of State.  Message from the President of the United States, accompanying sundry papers relative to the affairs of the United States, with the French Republic. 18th January, 1799.... [Philadelphia: Pr. for the House of Representatives, 1799]. 8vo (20.1 cm, 7.9"). 123, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] 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. Philadelphia: John Ward Fenno, 1799. 8vo. [2], 45, [3 (2 blank)] pp.
$685.00
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For the XYZ Affair,  click here.

The Louisiana Purchase PLUS
United States.   Dept. of State.  Message from the President of the United States, transmitting the correspondence between the United States and the government of Spain, relative to the subjects of controversy between the two nations. Washington: William A. Davis, 1817. 8vo. 77 pp.
$125.00
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The Rewards of Virtue Are Sure”Juvenile Fiction Illustrated
Village annals, containing Austerus and Humanus. A sympathetic tale. Philadelphia: Griggs & Dickinson for Johnson & Warner, 1814. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). 35 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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