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cover of THE DAYSPRING" -- GROUP OF FOUR (4) ISSUES:  VOL. I, NO. 4;  VOL. II, NO. 1;  VOL. II, NO. 2;  VOL. 2, NO. 7.  APRIL, 1842-JULY, 1843 passim

THE DAYSPRING" -- GROUP OF FOUR (4) ISSUES: VOL. I, NO. 4; VOL. II, NO. 1; VOL. II, NO. 2; VOL. 2, NO. 7. APRIL, 1842-JULY, 1843 passim

by American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

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Boston: Crocker and Brewster, 1843. First Editions. Very Good. Articles in these issues include: Choctaw Indians; African Civilization and Manufactures; Female Seminary at Wailuku, Sandwich Islands; A Tamul Girl's Account of Her Conversion; North American Indians; A New Theory on the Origin of White and Black Men; Horrid Cannibalism; Mission… Read more
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cover of "THE GOLDEN AGE":  A Journal of Fact Hope and Courage.  Vol. XVIII, No. 469,  September 8, 1937

"THE GOLDEN AGE": A Journal of Fact Hope and Courage. Vol. XVIII, No. 469, September 8, 1937

by Jehovah's Witnesses

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1937
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Brooklyn, New York: Golden Age Publ Co, 1937. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (32)pp; 3 political cartoons in the text. Printed on pulp stock; slight wear to lower part of spine. 8" x 11". Contents of this issue include: Less Demand for Human Labor; Unsavory Odors from Chicago; New Hosiery Mills in… Read more
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cover of A LETTER ADDRESSED TO R.H. BISHOP, D.D., PRESIDENT OF MIAMI UNIVERSITY, ON THE SUBJECT OF HIS "PLEA FOR UNITED CHRISTIAN ACTION";  ADDRESSED PARTICULARLY TO PRESBYTERIANS.   By J.L. Wilson

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Cincinnati: Lodge, L'Hommedieu & Co., Printers, 1835. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 14pp, disbound, paper remnant along spine. 8.75" x 5.25" [American Imprints 35464].
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cover of JESUIT MISSION PRESSES IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST:  A History and Bibliography of Imprints, 1876-1899

JESUIT MISSION PRESSES IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: A History and Bibliography of Imprints, 1876-1899

by Schoenberg, Wilfred P., S.J.

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1957
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Portland, Oregon: Champoeg Press, 1957. Hardcover. Fine. 76pp w/index; tipped frontispiece portrait of Father Joseph Giorda, S.J., rubricated title-page and chapter titles, one plate from a photograph, several other illustrations. Bound in pictorial red cloth, gilt spine title. 10" x 6.5" One of only 804 copies, designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy.
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cover of SHAKER LITERATURE:  A Bibliography.  In Two Volumes

SHAKER LITERATURE: A Bibliography. In Two Volumes

by Richmond, Mary L., compiler

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1977
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9780874511178
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Hancock, MA / Hanover, NH: Shaker Community / Univ Press of New England, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. pp: 253 + 338 with author-title index. Bound in tan cloth, gilt spine lettering on black background. 10.25" x 7" Contains 3,986 annotated entries. Volume I is devoted to literature by the Shakers;… Read more
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cover of JUDAICA AMERICANA:  A Bibliography of Publications to 1900.  Volume 1, Chronological File 1676 to 1889.  Volume 2, Chronological File 1890 to 1900,  Union List of Nineteenth Century Jewish Serials published in the United States, Index

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New York: Greenwood Press, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. pp: xxxiv, 640; xvi, 643-1,335 with index. Bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spines and covers. 9.5" x 6.25"
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cover of THE JUDGMENT OF EXPERTS:  Essays and Documents about the Investigation of the Forging of the "Oath of a Freeman"

THE JUDGMENT OF EXPERTS: Essays and Documents about the Investigation of the Forging of the "Oath of a Freeman"

by Gilreath, James, editor

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1991
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Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. pp: x, 271; facsimiles of Mark Hoffman's forgeries and related correspondence. Bound in black cloth, gilt spine lettering, illustrated dust wrapper. 10.25" x 7"
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cover of AMERICAN EMIGRATION.  A DISCOURSE IN BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY, PREACHED IN THE CITIES OF NEW YORK AND BROOKLYN,  MAY, 1857

AMERICAN EMIGRATION. A DISCOURSE IN BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY, PREACHED IN THE CITIES OF NEW YORK AND BROOKLYN, MAY, 1857

by Sturtevant, Julian Monson

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1857
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New York: American Home Missionary Society / John A. Gray, Printer, 1857. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 34pp. Bound in decorated yellow wrappers, sewn. 9" x 5.75" Sturtevant was then president of Illinois College. Here, he discusses emigration to the 16 non-slaveholding States. "For obvious reasons...we shall leave out of our estimate the colored population… Read more
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cover of THE COLLEGE CONFERENCE.  PAPERS ON THE EDUCATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY:  Read before a Conference held at the Baptist Mission-House, Moorgate Street, April 23rd and 24th, 1846

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London: Printed by John Hasler, 1846. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 31pp. Contains the texts of eight papers, including: On the Separation of the Literary and the Theological Course, by Rev. F.W. Gotch; The Practicability and Expediency of Requiring All Students to Pay, at Least, for Their Board, by Rev. B. Davies; Theological Education… Read more
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cover of THE CLAIMS OF EDUCATION SOCIETIES;  ESPECIALLY ON THE YOUNG MEN OF OUR COUNTRY.; A Sermon delivered in the First Baptist Meeting House in Boston, on the evening of November 8, 1829, before the Boston Young Men's Baptist Auxiliary Education Society

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Boston: William Collier and Lincoln & Edmands, 1829. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 24pp, including Appendix. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5.25" Babcock was associate pastor of the First Baptist Church of Salem. The Appendix here comprises the Constitution of the Education Society of Young Men… Read more
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cover of HINTS ON THE PROMOTION OF PIETY IN MINISTERS OF THE GOSPEL:  Read before the Conference of Baptist Ministers in Massachusetts, at their Annual Meeting in Boston, May 29, 1832

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Boston: Lincoln and Edmands, 1832. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 12pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5.25" [American Imprints 14531].
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cover of THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH.  According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland;  Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches;  and the Form and Matter of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, & Deacons

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London: Printed by George E. Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode; Sold by Barritt & Co, 1842. Hardcover. Very Good. Unpaginated, leaves bulk to 1-3/4". Separate title-page for psalms dated 1842. Bound handsomely in brown morocco, ribbed spine with gilt title, gilt-decorated turn-ins; polished brass corners and clasp, stamped Barritt & Co., London; all edges gilt.… Read more
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cover of MINISTERIAL ZEAL.  A Sermon delivered at Waterville, August 15, 1820, before the Maine Baptist Education Society.  By Stephen Chapin, Pastor of the Baptist Church in North-Yarmouth

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Portland: Printed at the Argus Office, 1820. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 34pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5.25" [American Imprints 711].
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cover of APOLLOS, OR THE PREACHER.  A Sermon Preached before the Maine Baptist Convention, holden at Brunswick, June 16, 1846.  By Rev. J.T. Champlin, Professor of Waterville College

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Portland [Maine]: Printed by Charles Day & Co, 1846. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 32pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5.25" [American Imprints 46-1411.] Waterville College is the former name of Colby University.
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cover of THE UTILITY OF COLLEGIATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS:  An Address in behalf of the Society for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education at the West.; Delivered in Tremont Temple, Boston, May 29, 1850.  Reprinted from the Bibliotheca Sacra for October, 1850

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Andover [MA]: Warren F. Draper, 1850. First Separate Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: 26, (2). Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5" Park asserts that more colleges and professional schools "are needed, especially in our Western States, to resist the encroachments of foreigners upon those great… Read more
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cover of AFFECTIONATE COUNSELS TO STUDENTS OF THEOLOGY, ON LEAVING COLLEGE, AND ALSO TO YOUNG MINISTERS;  Being an Address, considerably enlarged, delivered in Ebenezer Chapel, June 25, 1844, to Mr. Eustace Rogers Conder., A.M., Mr. Henry Brown Creak, A.M., Mr. Hill, Mr. Thorp, Mr. Fairbrother, and Mr. Holder, on the completion of Their Studies, and Leaving Spring Hill College

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London: Hamilton, Adams and Co, 1844. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 48pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5" The author admonishes seminary graduates and new ministers to pay attention to classical studies and philosophy, refers to the "at last successful battle for the emancipation of the negro… Read more
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cover of MENNONITES IN THE WORLD WAR, OR NONRESISTANCE UNDER TEST

MENNONITES IN THE WORLD WAR, OR NONRESISTANCE UNDER TEST

by Hartzler, J.S.

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1921
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Scottdale, Pa: Mennonite Publishing House, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 246pp with index. Bound in blue cloth, dark blue lettering. 7.75" x 5". Few minor spots in text. Laid in is an unused Curteich postcard (ca. 1940) showing two "Mennonite Maids of Lancaster County, Ephrata, Pa.", printed by Weit News Co., Ephrata. [WorldCat… Read more
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cover of GEBET-BUCHLEIN,  gestellet von einer Christum und sein Wort liebhabenden Seelen; : worinnen nebst andern schönen tröstlichen Gebetern, das Leiden Jesu gebetsweise erbaulich betrachtet wird. : Jetzt abermal mit einigen andern Gebetlein vermehrt, und aufs neue gedruckt

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Germantaun [Germantown, PA]: Michael Billmeyer, 1806. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: 271, (4) Register [index]. Bound in old flame calf, five gilt rules on spine; printer's devices on title-page, tailpiece, and as separators between prayers in text. 6" x 3.5". Near fine condition for the age. [Early American Imprints 10468. Botte,… Read more
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cover of JUBILEE, 1849-1899:  FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY,  SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, RAHWAY, NEW JERSEY,  November Ninth and Twelfth

JUBILEE, 1849-1899: FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY, SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, RAHWAY, NEW JERSEY, November Ninth and Twelfth

by New Jersey, Rahway

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Rahway, NJ: Union Democrat Press, 1899. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (10)pp; two small views from photographs, full-page portrait of Rev. John A. Liggett. Bound in light-green textured wrappers, gilt lettering and ornaments on cover. Covers slightly tanning. 8" x 6"
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cover of FIRST SOCIAL CONVOCATION OF THE BURLINGTON COUNTY SUNDAY SCHOOL ARMY:  on the Agricultural Fair Grounds, Mount Holly, September 8, 1859;  by Franklin Ferguson.  D.W. Brown, Phonographer

FIRST SOCIAL CONVOCATION OF THE BURLINGTON COUNTY SUNDAY SCHOOL ARMY: on the Agricultural Fair Grounds, Mount Holly, September 8, 1859; by Franklin Ferguson. D.W. Brown, Phonographer

by New Jersey, Burlington / Ferguson, Franklin

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Burlington, NJ: Franklin Ferguson, Printer, 1859. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp, integral title-page, printed on an unopened broadsheet. 9.5" x 6" Written in pencil at top of cover: "Proof--Pres by F. Ferguson 12/59." This assembly drew "from six to seven thousand persons, of whom twenty-five hundred were Sunday School scholars." Chairman for the… Read more
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