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ABOLITION
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A Southerner Calls forABOLITION in 1767
(“A” is for “AN ANTI-Slavery Statement published in 18th-Century VIRGINIA”).  [Lee, Arthur]. [drop-title] Extract from an address in the Virginia Gazette, of March 19, 1767. [Philadelphia?: Pr. by Joseph Crukshank?, 1780?]. Small 12mo. 4 pp.
$875.00
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An Address tothe “Livery”
(Abolition).   To the livery of London. [London, 1791?]. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 24 pp. (lacking pp. 9–16).
$400.00
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Resettling Free Black Americans: Creating (& Proselytizing to) an African Colony
Bacon, E[phraim], & J. B. Cates.  Abstract of a journal of E. Bacon, assistant agent of the United States, to Africa: With an appendix, containing extracts from proceedings of the Church Missionary Society in England, for the years 1819–20. To which is prefixed an abstract of the journal, of the Rev. J.B. Cates, one of the missionaries from Sierra Leone to Grand Bassa; in an overland journey, performed in company with several natives, in the months of February, March, and April, 1819. The whole showing the successful exertions of the British and American governments, in repressing the slave trade. Philadelphia: S. Potter (pr. by D. Dickinson), 1821. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 96 pp.
$650.00
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Designed by P.J. ConkwrightA Signer's Sad, Sensational End
Boyd, Julian P.  The murder of George Wythe. Philadelphia: Privately Printed for The Philobiblon Club, 1949. Small 8vo (20 cm; 7.75"). [2] ff., 45, [3 (last blank) pp.
$27.50
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The Broadway (of New Haven) BroadsidesScarce Small Press Items
Capet, Uther [pseud. of Arthur Head].  [20 pieces from the Profile Press.] An adventure achieved by one, Sigismondo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini, about the year 1430 A.D. being at that time thirteen years old. New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. 8vo (22 cm, 8.65"). [4] ff. (2 copies of the above). [with (all following the same author's, unless specified; all New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930)] The American scene. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Apologia pro arte poetica sua. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [andB., R.T. The ballad of Tuttle's. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.65"). [1] f., fold. [and] The color: A retelling of some well-known tales of the American Negro. 16mo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). [4] ff. [and] Colourations: Four sonnets. 16mo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). [4] ff. [and] Ex: Four characters of mooted fame with prologue & epilogue. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.75"). [4] ff. [and]  Field, Eugene. Little Willie. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). [1] f. [and] Four English stories drawn from contemporary sources. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the Jewish-American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the modern American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the old Spanish. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Hot from Hollywood. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Ode in imitation of Horace. 8vo (24.6 cm, 9.7"). [1] f., fold. [and] On the menstrual phase of literature and art. 16mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [1] f., fold. [and] Pullman recreations. 16mo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Stenographic sallies. 16mo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] A Western fairy tale. Folio (32 cm, 12.65"). [1] f. (2 copies).
$475.00
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Apology” NOT Accepted!
[Dexter, Franklin]. A letter to the Hon. Samuel A. Eliot, representative in Congress from the city of Boston, in reply to his apology for voting for the fugitive slave bill. Boston: Wm. Crosby & H.P. Nichols, 1851. 8vo. 57 pp.
$165.00

Wild as Well as Civilized Regions” of North America,
Captured by Capt. Hall
Hall, Basil.   Forty etchings, from sketches made with the camera lucida in North America, in 1827 and 1828. Edinburgh: Cadell & Co.; London: Simpkin & Marshall, and Moon, Boys, & Graves, 1829. Folio (33.2 cm, 13.07"). [2], ii, [22] pp.; 1 fold. map, 20 plts.
$875.00
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More than One Lifetime's Worth of Adventure & Interesting Ideas
Harriott, John.  Struggles through life, exemplified in the various travels and adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, of John Harriott, Esq. London: Pr. for the author, 1815. 12mo (18 cm, 7.1"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., xvxv, [1], 443, [1] pp. II: xii, 428, [2] pp. III: vii, [1], 479, [1] pp. (lacking pp. 69–72); 1 fold. plt., 1 plt.
$750.00
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Popular Philosophical Dialogues
Helps, Arthur, Sir.  Friends in council: A series of readings and discourse thereon. Boston & Cambridge: James Munroe & Co. (pr. by Allen & Farnham), 1853. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"2 vols. I: [2 (adv.)], viii, [2], 291, [1] pp. II: vi, [2], 271, [1] pp.
$200.00
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Armelle Nicolas in PhiladelphiaAn Early American Catholicum
Jeanne de la Nativité.  Daily conversation with God, exemplified in the holy life of Armelle Nicolas, a poor ignorant country maid in France, commonly known by the name of the good Armelle, deceas’d in Bretaigne in the year 1671. Philadelphia: Reprinted by Henry Miller, 1767. 8vo (16.3 cm, 6.375"). 16, [2] pp.
$500.00
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Southern, for Sure
Lambert, Mary Eliza Perine Tucker.  Poems. New York: M. Doolady, 1867. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.25"). xi, [1], [5]–237, [1] pp. (lacking 2 plts.).
$350.00
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Quaker Meditations A Neat Compendium
  Two Women in the Contents Womanly Provenance, Too
[Law, William]. An extract from a treatise on the spirit of prayer, or the soul rising out of the vanity of time into the riches of eternity. With some thoughts on war. Remarks on the nature and bad effects of the use of spirituous liquors. And considerations on slavery. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1780. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 84 pp. [bound with] Webb, Elizabeth. A letter...to Anthony William Boehm, with his answer. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1783. 44 pp. [with] [Benezet, Anthony].  In the life of the lady Elizabeth Hastings... [Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1784]. 8 pp.
$1100.00
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Part of the TreatyFreed a Few Slaves
Madison, James (President, 1809–17).  Message from the President of the United States, transmitting documents relative to the execution of the first article of the Late Treaty between the United States and Great Britain. February 7, 1817. Ordered to be printed for the use of the Senate. Washington: Pr. by William A. Davis, 1817. 8vo. 103 pp.
$150.00
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A Romance of Pretended Virtue & Secret ViceWith Cruikshank Plates
Maginn, William; George Cruikshank, illus.  [John Manesty, the Liverpool merchant]. Ainsworth's Magazine: A miscellany of romance, general literature, & art. Vol. IV. London: John Mortimer [Cunningham & Mortimer], 1843. 8vo (22.7 cm, 8.9"). [4], 79–94, 175–88, 276–82, 363–76, 462–70, 553–58, 64–70, 136–43, 256–62, 547–55, 53–61, 117–24, 258–68 pp.; 6 plts.
[SOLD]
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Predicting an Enlightened Future: Pre-Revolutionary French Science Fiction
Mercier, Louis-Sébastien.  L'an deux mille quatre cent quarante. Rêve s'il fút jamais; suivi de L'homme de fer, songe. Nouvelle édition avec figures. [Amsterdam: Changuion?], 1787. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [4], 251, [5], 240, [6], 203, [3] pp.; 3 plts.
$700.00
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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.
$1400.00

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Was Uncle Tom's Cabin“A Fair Delineation of Slavery”?
Stowe, Harriet Beecher.  A key to Uncle Tom's Cabinpresenting the original facts and documents upon which the story is founded. Together with corroborative statements verifying the truth of the work. London: Thomas Bosworth; Clarke, Beeton, & Co., 1853. 8vo (17.9 cm, 7.1"). viii, 595, [1], 4 (adv). pp.
$250.00
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Vermont Law from 1824 to 1834
Thompson, Daniel Pierce, comp.  The laws of Vermont, of a public and permanent nature, coming down to, and including the year 1834. Montpelier: Knapp & Jewett, 1835. 8vo (24.3 cm, 9.6"). 228 pp.
$75.00
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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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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

The Plantation Owners Make Their CaseMuch Relating to Louisiana
United States.  Department of the Treasury.  [drop-title] Sugar cane, &c. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 25th of January last, upon the subject of the cultivation of the sugar cane, and the manufacture and refinement of sugar. [Washington: No publisher/printer, 1831]. 8vo. 68 pp.
[SOLD]
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Search & Seizure
Van Buren, Martin (President, 1837–41).   [drop-title] Search or seizure of American vessels on coast of Africa, &c. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report from the Secretary of State, in relation to seizures or search of American vessels, &c. March 3, 1841. Read, and laid upon the table. [Washington, 1841]. 8vo. 766 pp.
$400.00
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Only the Second Known Copy?
Waterville College.  Bell-a! Horrid-a bell-a! Inaugural ceremonies at the coronation of John Tupper Champlin. [Maine?]: No publisher/printer, 1853. 8vo (23 cm; 9") 4 pp.
$425.00
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Freedom, Fellowship & Character in Religion”
Woolley, Celia Parker.  The ideal Unitarian church. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co., 1889. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.125"). 12 pp.
$90.00
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