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Printed by theThomases of Worcester
Saint-Pierre, Jacques Henri Bernardin de.  A vindication of divine Providence; derived from a philosophic and moral survey, of nature and of man... first American edition. Worcester: J. Nancrede (pr. by Thomas, Son & Thomas), 1797. 8vo in 4s (20.2 cm, 7.9"). Frontis., 331, [1 (blank)] pp., lacking the folding map.

TheFIRST Dominican-Born Writer to Publish a Book
& a Book about HISPANOLA at That!
Sánchez Valverde, Antonio.  Idea del valor de la isla Española, utilidades que de ella puede sacar su monarquia. Madrid: Impr. de Pedro Marin, 1785. 4to. [4] ff., xx, 208 pp., [2] ff., table; without the map.

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Isn't Rustlings in the Rockies” a GREAT Title??
Shields, G.O.  Rustlings in the Rockies: Hunting and fishing by mountain and stream. Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1883. 8vo. Frontis., xvi (vii/viii bound in after xvi),9–306, [6 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
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On Pointed Spears They Lift Him High in the Air”
Somerville (a.k.a. Somervile), William.  The chace. A poem. London: Printed for G. Hawkins, & sold by T. Cooper, 1735. Small 8vo (20.5 cm; 8"). [10] ff., 131 pp.
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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.
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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.
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The EARLIEST KnownHistorical, Mythological, Poetical, & Geographical DICTIONARY
Torrentinus, Hermannus.  Elucidarius vel vocabularius poeticus ... co[n]tine[n]s fabulas, historias, prouincias, vrbes, insulas, fluuios, et montes illustres; Item vocabula et interpretaiones Grecoru[m] & Hebraicoru[m], una cu[m] vocabulis co[m]munibus Saracenoru[m], in latinu[m] translatis et alijs in fine adiunctis. [colophon: Hagenaw: per ... Henricu[s] Gran, impe[n]sis ... Joanis Rynman, 1518]. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [57] ff. (without final blank).
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Feuding Friends & Jesuit's Bark
Torti, Francesco.  Ad criticam dissertationem De abusu chinae chinae Mutinensibus medicis perperam objecto a clarissimo quondam viro Bernardino Ramazzino. Mutinae: Typis Bertholomaei Soliani, 1715. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). viii, 191, [1] pp.
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Horse-Hoing”6NIFTY Fold-Out Plates
Tull, Jethro.  The horse-hoing husbandry: Or, an essay on the principles of tillage and vegetation.... London: Pr. for the author, and sold by G. Strahan, T. Woodward, A. Miller, J. Stagg, and J. Brindley, 1733. Folio (30.2 cm, 11.875"). [4], x, 200 pp.; pp. [201–202]. 6 fold-out plts. [bound with] Tull, Jethro. A supplement to the essay on horse-hoing husbandry.... London: Pr. for and sold by the author, and may be had at Mr. Mills's, London, at John Aitkins's, Esq, in Edinburgh, and at the Bear in Hungerford, Berks., 1736. Folio. pp. [203–205], 206–69; [1] pp.     
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Horse-Hoeing” COBBETT's Introduction
Tull, Jethro.  The horse-hoeing husbandry: or, a treatise on the principles of tillage and vegetation, wherein is taught a method of introducing a sort of vineyard culture into the corn-fields, in order to increase their product and diminish the common expense. By Jethro Tull. London: William Cobbett, 1829. 8vo. xxiv, 466 pp., 1 plt. (included in pagination).
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American WINE & More 1867
United States.  Department of Agriculture.  Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the year 1867. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1868. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). xix, [1], 512 pp., XXXVII plates; illus.
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The Cat & the Dog Make Our House Their Home”
Walks with mamma, or, stories in words of one syllable.  London: John Harris, 1824. Sq. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 63, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
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Noah Webster & Alexander AndersonTeam Up
Webster, Noah.  The national pictorial primer. New York: George F. Cooledge & Bros., [1850s]. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 48 pp.; illus.
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Learning about Animals & about Being Cheerful
at the Same Time
Whymper, Elijah, illus.  Much ado about nothing; or, a day at the gardens. London: Groombridge & Sons, [ca. 1850]. 12mo (11.8 cm, 4.7"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 24 pp.; illus.
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They Also Selected a Specimen of Money-Wort”
[Wilson, Lucy Sarah Atkins].  A visit to Grove Cottage for the entertainment and instruction of children. London: J. Harris & Son [printed by Cox & Baylis], 1823. 16mo (17 cm, 6.875"). 56 pp.; 4 plts., illus.
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