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Twenty-one Early Books

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2897M
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Date / Time :
May 21, 2016 10:00AM


Twenty-one Early Books, titles include: A Short and Easy Method with the Deists (T.M. Pomeroy: Windsor, VT, 1812); Rev. John Flavel, The Touchstone of Sincerity or Trial of True and False Religion (American Tract Society: New York); The Poetical Works of John Keats ( Walter Scott: London, 1888); Isaac Watts, Logick or the Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry After Truth (Thomas Dobson: Philadelphia, 1789); John Bunyan The Pilgrim's Progress (Joseph Bumstead: Boston, 1800); The School of Wisdom or, American Monitor (Mathew Carey: Philadelphia, 1800); R. Watson, An Apology for the Bible (T. Collier: Litchfield, Connecticut, 1797); Jedidiah Morse, Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Universal Geography (I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews: Boston, 1794); J. W. Barber, Interesting Events in the History of the United States (J.W. Barber: New Haven, Connecticut, 1829); The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith (P. Edes: Boston, 1793); Francis Plowden, A Short History of the British Empire from May 1792 to the Close of the Year 1793 (Mathew Carey: Philadelphia, August 1794); The Man of the World. In Two Parts (Manning & Loring: Boston, 1795); Rev. Charles Goodrich, Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence (Thomas Mather: Boston, 1834); Lindley Murray, English Grammar Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners (John J. Williams: Exeter, New Hampshire, 1821); George Ironside, Epitome Historiae Sacrae Auctore L'Homond (George Long: New York, 1829); and six other late 18th/early 19th century volumes lacking title pages, (worn, some covers detached).
Estimate $200-300

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Walter Scott, John J. Williams, John Bunyan, John Keats, John Flavel, Thomas Dobson, Francis Plowden, Mathew Carey, Isaac Watts, Charles Goodrich, George Long, George Ironside, Joseph Bumstead, Thomas Mather, Exeter, Litchfield, London, Philadelphia, Windsor, United States, Flavel