Sign In | Register

EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS From Elliot's Books, Since 1957


RECENT ARRIVALS


ON THE FAITHFUL IMPROVEMENT OF OUR INTRUSTMENTS : A SERMON PREACHED IN SAYBROOK, (SECOND SOCIETY) , OCTOBER 18TH, 1801, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE DEATH OF MR. URIAH HAYDEN, 2D., WHO DECEASED OCTOBER 9TH, 1801 (Original Edition)

By Hotchkiss, Frederick W.

Middletown: Printed By T. & J. B. Dunning. Very Good. 1802. Pamphlet. Disbound. Partially stitched showing thread holes. Shaw & Shoemaker 2428. ; 8vo; 38, [1] pages .

$250.00

A SERMON, PREACHED AT NORTHAMPTON, ON THE TWENTY-EIGHTH OF NOVEMBER, 1781: OCCASIONED BY THE CAPTURE OF THE BRITISH ARMY UNDER THE COMMAND OF EARL CORNWALLIS. DEDICATED TO THE SUBSCRIBERS.

By Dwight, Timothy. (Presentation Copy To Ezra Stiles) (A Remarkable Association Item)

Hartford: Printed for Nathaniel Patten. Very Good+. [1782]. Pamphlet. Presentation copy "For the Revd. Doct. (Ezra) Stiles". Evans 17144. BAL 5038. Trumbull, J. H. Connecticut, 630. Pamphlet. 34, [2] pages. Untrimmed. String bound showing needle holes at left margins. Removed from a volume of similar pamphlets. Small stain at upper right corner of title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34, [2] pages .

$5000.00

MEMOIRS OF THE CONNECTICUT ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES. VOL. I.--PART I

By Connecticut Academy Of Arts and Sciences: Noah Webster, Benjamin Silliman Et Al.

New- Haven: Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences. Printed By Oliver Steele And. Co.. Near Fine. 1810. Hardbound. Slate paper over boards. Tan, lettered, paper spine. Every so tiny wear at head and tail of spine. Vi, [2], 216 p. , [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. "An act to incorporate the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. "--p. [v]-vi. "A list of members of the Academy. "--p. [vii]. "Erratum. "--p. 216. Contains 17 papers: I Webster, N . Dissertation on the Supposed Change in the Temperature of Winter; II Wright, E. Dissertation on the Production of Vapor; III Smith, J. Account of the Whitten Plaster; IV Silliman, B . Sketch of the Mineralogy of the Town of New-Haven; V Webster, N. Number of Deaths in the Episcopal Church in New-York; VI Dwight, N. An Account of the American Cantharis; VII Mansfield, J. A Calculation of the Orbit of the Comet which Appeared in 1807; VIII Mansfield, J. On the Figure of the Earth; IX Mansfield, J. Observations on the Duplication of the Cube; X Day, J. A Statement on the Quanitity of Rain which Falls, on Different Days of the Moon; XI Wright, E. Description of an Air-Pump; XII Daggett, D. A Brief Account of a Trial at Law, in which the Influence of a Mill-Dam on the Health of the Inhabitants of the Neighborhood, was Considered; XIII Webster, N. On the Decomposition of White Lead Paint; XIV Goodrich, E. An Observation of the Auroral Appearance in Durham, Aug. 1, 1783; XV Professors Silliman and Kingsley An Account of the Meteor, which burst over Weston, in Connecticut, in December, 1807: XVI Professor Day. A View of the Theories which have been proposed, to explain the Origin of Meteoric Stones; XVII Webster, N . Origins of Mythology. "Chartered in 1799 "...to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest and happiness of a free and virtuous people..." The Connecticut Academy of the Arts and Sciences is the third-oldest learned society in the United States. As part of its mission to disseminate scholarly information, in 1810 the Academy commenced publications on all aspects of the sciences, arts, and humanities. " ; Early American Imprints. Second Series ; no. 19844; 8vo; vi, 216 pages; Slate paper over boards. Tan, lettered, paper spine, vi, [2], 216 p. , [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. "An act to incorporate the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. "--p. [v]-vi. "A list of members of the Academy. "--p. [vii]. "Erratum. "--p. 216. Contains 17 papers: I Webster, N . Dissertation on the Supposed Change in the Temperature of Winter; II Wright, E. Dissertation on the Production of Vapor; III Smith, J. Account of the Whitten Plaster; IV Silliman, B . Sketch of the Mineralogy of the Town of New-Haven; V Webster, N. Number of Deaths in the Episcopal Church in New-York; VI Dwight, N. An Account of the American Cantharis; VII Mansfield, J. A Calculation of the Orbit of the Comet which Appeared in 1807; VIII Mansfield, J. On the Figure of the Earth; IX Mansfield, J. Observations on the Duplication of the Cube; X Day, J. A Statement on the Quanitity of Rain which Falls, on Different Days of the Moon; XI Wright, E. Description of an Air-Pump; XII Daggett, D. A Brief Account of a Trial at Law, in which the Influence of a Mill-Dam on the Health of the Inhabitants of the Neighborhood, was Considered; XIII Webster, N. On the Decomposition of White Lead Paint; XIV Goodrich, E. An Observation of the Auroral Appearance in Durham, Aug. 1, 1783; XV Professors Silliman and Kingsley An Account of the Meteor, which burst over Weston, in Connecticut, in December, 1807: XVI Professor Day. A View of the Theories which have been proposed, to explain the Origin of Meteoric Stones; XVII Webster, N . Origins of Mythology. "Chartered in 1799 "...to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest and happiness of a free and virtuous people..." The Connecticut Academy of the Arts and Sciences is the third-oldest learned society in the United States. As part of its mission to disseminate scholarly information, in 1810 the Academy commenced publications on all aspects of the sciences, arts, and humanities. " .

$1750.00

TRANSACTIONS OF THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING AGRICULTURE IN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

By Chauncey, Charles. Society For Promoting Agriculture In The State Of Connecticut

New Haven: Printed By William W. Morse. Fine. 1802. WRAPPERS. In fine condition. An unread copy. Shaw & Shoemaker 2081, Sabin 15863, Tucher 959. Notes: Two columns to the page. "The following collection of experiments and observations is published by the Direction of the 'Society for the Promotion of Agriculture' in the state of Connecticut ..." Cf. P. [3]. Statement of reviser and preparer from p. [1] at end. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 21 pages .

$225.00

A SERMON, PREACHED AT NORTHAMPTON, ON THE TWENTY-EIGHTH OF NOVEMBER, 1781: OCCASIONED BY THE CAPTURE OF THE BRITISH ARMY UNDER THE COMMAND OF EARL CORNWALLIS. DEDICATED TO THE SUBSCRIBERS. (Presentation Copy, Signed)

By Dwight, Timothy (Presentation Copy To Rev Jonathan Edwards, Jr. )

Hartford: Printed for Nathaniel Patten. Very Good+. [1782]. Pamphlet. Presentation copy to "Col. John Broome " (of Wethersfield, Conn. ? ) from the Author" Broome's name is scratched out and the name "Rev Jonathan Edwards (Jr) " is written above. Evans 17144. BAL 5038. Trumbull, J. H. Connecticut, 630. Trimmed to 17.5cm x 11cm. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; Signed by Author .

$2500.00

THE NECESSITY OF THE BELIEF OF CHRISTIANITY BY THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE, IN ORDER TO OUR POLITICAL PROSPERITY : ILLUSTRATED IN A SERMON, PREACHED BEFORE HIS EXCELLENCY SAMUEL HUNTINGTON, ESQ. L. L. D. GOVERNOR, AND THE HONORABLE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF T

By Edwards, Jonathan

Hartford: Printed By Hudson and Goodwin. Very Good. 1794. Softcover. Pamphlet. Trimmed to 19cm. (not affecting text) "Joseph Clark" (contemporary owner's name in ink) Disbound. Thread holes visible. Half-title: Dr. Edwards’s Election-Sermon. May 8th, 1794. Printers’ monogram device on title-page. Evans 26934 Trumbull, J. H. Connecticut, 657 SubjectS : Christian life. Religion and state. Election sermons -- Connecticut -- 1794. Connecticut. General Assembly. ; 8vo; 47, [1] pages .

$200.00

EUTROPII HISTORIAE BREVIARUM Cum Versione Anglica in Qua Verbum De Verbo Exprimitur

By Eutropius (Tr. John Clarke)

Boston: P. Edes for Thomas & Andrews. 12mo (18cm) , Original Calf, xii+[1]+14-128[i. E.14-228]p.. MDCCXCIII [1793. 1ST AM.EDITION. Error in paging: p.227-228 misnumbered 127-128. Printed in two columns. Latin & English. ; Title continued: "notis quoque & indice: or, Eutropius' compendius History of Rome; together with an English translation as literal as possible, notes and an index. / By John Clarke, author of the essays upon education and study. " Evans 25461. Contemporary ownership signatures. Very Good Condition. THIS FIRST AMERICAN EDITION IS RARE! ! .

$1500.00