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[African-Americana] 7 Pieces from the Civil Rights Movement on African American History and Activism Gonze, Collin (editor) Statement on the U.S., the U.N., and the Congo New York, ca. 1960's. One sheet. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Vertical crease along center, as issued; lightly toned; small stain to bottom

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[African-Americana] [Grand Fountain United Order of True Reformers] Constitution and Laws of the Grand Fountain United Order of True Reformers Constitution and Laws of the Grand Fountain United Order of True Rerformers Richmond, Va.: Reformer Electric Power Print, 1907. Presumed first and only

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[African-Americana] [Penn School] (4 vols.) Catalogue of the Penn Normal and Industrial School. St. Helena Island. South Carolina. For the Year 1896-1897 St. Helena Island, S.C.: Printed on School Press, 1897. 12 mo. (19) pp. Stiff white wrappers, printed in gold, rubbed, chipped and soiled and with

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[American Revolution] Declaration of Independence [1848 or 1833]. Engraved Broadside. 30 1/4 x 24 3/4 in., (770 x 630mm) (sight). Moderately toned; minor wrinkling; scattered light spotting. In early 20th century mahogany frame; not examined out frame. Bidwell 7. Rare 1833 copperplate engraving of

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[American Revolution] King, John Manuscript Receipt Book Petersburg, Dinwiddie County and adjacent areas in Virginia, 1775-1833. Small oblong 12mo. 'John King/1775/ Receipt Book since/ January 1775/ for Money paid,' in ink on front paste-down. 20 leaves of entries in ink; approximately 25pp. of

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[American Revolution] Charles Lee, Esqr. Major General of the Continental-Army in America Mezzotint engraving. C. Shepherd, publisher; Thomlinson, printer. (London), 1775. "An idealized portrait with little resemblance to Lee, whom the Dictionary of National Biography describes as 'tall and

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[American Revolution] 2 Manuscript Documents, signed Reid, George. Manuscript document, signed. [Philadelphia?], Dec. 14, 17776. Recording supplies of powder sent to French Creek "for the Congress." Chaffee, Braddock. Manuscript document, signed. Rehoboth, September 27, 1778. Military enlistment

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[American Revolution] The Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg): Alex. Purdie and John Dixon, October 6, 1774. Folio, 17 x 11 in., (448x278 mm). 4pp. Newspaper. Disbound; moderately toned, scattered spotting, dampstains in margins, old notation in ink in margin of p.3, text slightly offset, edges chipped

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[American Revolution] 2 Newspapers The Pennsylvania Evening Post (Philadelphia: B. Towne), August 22, 1775. Volume I, Num. 91. 4to. 4pp. Contains [continuation of] 'The Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq. on moving his Resolutions for Conciliation with the Colonies, March 22, 1775'; also with notices

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[American Revolution] 18th century British periodicals In 17 Volumes. 1757-1789. 8vo. Condition varies. Contents relating to the American Revolution. Sold with all faults. 1)The Gentleman's Magazine for October 1757. London, (1757). Includes account of the Siege of Fort William Henry by the French

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[Americana] Barton, William A Dissertation on the Freedom of Navigation and Maritime Commerce... Adapted more particularly to the United States... Philadelphia, 1802. 8vo. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink on front blank facing title-page, "To John Rhea Barton / student of medicine / From his

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[Americana] Bryce, James The American Commonwealth London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1888. In three volumes. First edition. 8vo. Three-quarter straight grain crimson morocco over burgundy linen; gilt decorative spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers; top edge gilt, others edges untrimmed

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[Americana] Campanius, Thomas Kort Beskrifning om provincien Nya Swerige uni America som nu fortjden af the Engelske kallas Pensylvania Stockholm, 1702. First edition. 4to, 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (186 x 146 mm). (16), (1)-190, [2] pp. Illustrated with an additional folding engraved title-page, two

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[Americana] (Carey, Mathew) Extracts from The Crisis: A Solemn Appeal to the President, the Senate and House of Representatives, and the citizens of the United States, on the destructive effects of the present policy of this country, On Its Agriculture, Manufactures, Commerce, and Finances...by a

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[Americana] American Colonial and Continental Paper Currency In nine pieces. Including: 1) Continental Congress Issue. Two Thirds of a Dollar. February 17, 1776. VF-. Friedberg CC-22. 2) Continental Congress Issue. Two Dollars. May 9, 1776. VG/VG+. Friedberg CC-32. 3) Connecticut Issue. Ten

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[Americana] (Douglas, William) A Summary, Historical and Political, Of the first, progressive Improvements, and present State of the British Settlements in North America; with some transient Accounts of the Bordering French and Spanish Settlements Boston: Rogers and Fowle, 1747-1748. In 19 volumes

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[Americana] Emerson, Joseph The Evangelical Primer Philadelphia: Printed by R. & W. Carr, 1812. 'Third Edition.' 12mo. Contemporary cottage wrappers over presumed original drab wrappers. Illustrated with 36 woodcut illustrations; scattered foxing and creasing. . A Philadelphia printing is not

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[Americana] Fremont, J(ohn) C(harles) Report of the Exploring Expedition to The Rocky Mountains in the year 1842, and To Oregon and North California in the years 1843-'44 Washington: Blair and Rives, 1845. House of Representatives issue. 8vo. Contemporary calf and marbled boards, rubbed, worn, spine

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[Americana] [Harvard] Mini-archive relating to Harvard Small letterpress broadside titled and dated "Harvard College, March 5, 1802." 4to sheet. Creased, old ink emendation. Folded letterpress sheet, "The following pages contain amendments of and additions to several of the Laws of Harvard

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[Americana] [Johnson, Andrew] The Platforms No place, 1864. Broadside outlining the political views and public records of vice-presidential candidates George H. Pendleton and Andrew Johnson. "The Platforms [of the Republican and Democratic Parties, at Baltimore and Chicago. n.p. 1864]" Sabin 63348

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[Americana] Morgan, Lewis H(enry) League of the Ho-De'-No-Sau-Née, or Iroquois Rochester: Sage & Brothers, 1851. First edition. 8vo. Illustrated with 21 lithographic plates, folding map and table, and illustrations in text. Original brown cloth, joints starting, spine ends chipped and beginning to

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[Americana] Parkman, Francis The Works, La Salle Edition Boston, 1902. In 20 volumes. #1 of 500 numbered sets. 8vo. Illustrated with portraits and plates. Bound in burgundy cloth with paper spine labels; top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed; frontispiece in first volume loose. A near-fine set. An

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[Americana] State of Massachusetts Bay Treasury Certificate December 2, 1777. 9 x 8 in., (230 x 208mm). Signed by Treasurer H. Gardener, "Repay Bearer, by the first day of March, A.D. 1781...Sixty four pounds ten Shillings." With the engraved Sword in Hand device engraved by Nathaniel Hurd

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[Americana] State of Massachusetts Bay Treasury Certificate June 1, 1779. 5 3/4 x 8 in., (145 x 228mm). Signed by Treasurer H. Gardner, "Pay to the possessor of this note the Sum of Fifteen Pounds by the First Day of January, One Thousand seven hundred and Eighty three." Printed document with filled

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[Americana] [Quakers] Langstroth, Huson A Watch-word in Love to Friends in this Land Printed 'Broadside.' Philadelphia, (November) 9, 1787. 1 folio sheet, 11 x 7 in. (303x182mm). 2pp. Moderately toned; creasing and small separations along old folds; small dampstaining; small paper losses at edges

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[Americana] Robertson, William The History of America London: for A. Straham; T. Cadell; etc, 1788. In three volumes. "The Fifth Edition." 8vo. Illustrated with four folding maps and 1 folding plate. Contemporary full tan calf; spines stamped in gilt; edges stained yellow, light edge-wear and small

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[Americana] [Shakers] (Wells, Seth Young) compiler Millennial Praises, containing a Collection of Gospel Hymns, in four parts, adapted to the day of Christ's Second Appearing... Hancock [Massachusetts]: Josiah Tallcott, Junior, 1813. Second edition. 12mo. (i)-viii, (1)-288pp. Contemporary calf

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[Americana] [Shakers] Society of Believers Investigator, or a Defence of the Order, Government and Economy of the United Society called Shakers... New York, 1846. Reprint. 12mo. (1)-84, (1)-19pp., in one collation, with caption title for second section, Some Account of the Proceedings of the

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[Americana] [Shakers] The Shaker Manifesto Various places, 1879-1893. In 15 volumes; volumes IX-XXIII. 8vo. Complete yearly volumes, each encompassing 12 monthly numbers. Advertisements often present at rear. Front wrapper for the December 1882 no. lacking. Volume titles present for the years 1886

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[Americana] Tucker, N(athaniel) Beverley A Series of Lectures on the Science of Government, intended to prepare the student for the Study of the Constitution of the United States Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1845. First edition. 12mo. (1)-464. Publisher's green cloth, worn and affected by damp

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