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1 Chauncey, Charles. Society For Promoting Agriculture In The State Of Connecticut TRANSACTIONS OF THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING AGRICULTURE IN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT
New Haven Printed By William W. Morse 1802 WRAPPERS Fine 
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 
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2 Connecticut Academy Of Arts and Sciences: Noah Webster, Benjamin Silliman Et Al. MEMOIRS OF THE CONNECTICUT ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES. VOL. I.--PART I
New- Haven Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences. Printed By Oliver Steele And. Co. 1810 Hardbound Fine 
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. " ; 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. " 
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3 Danforth, John JUDGMENT BEGUN AT THE HOUSE OF GOD: AND THE RIGHTEOUS SCARCELY SAVED. (Title Continued in Description)
Boston Ptd. By J. Allen for N. Boone 1716 Hardcover Very Good 
Title continued: "Blessed Peter's prophecy of a dreadful time of visitation, considered, with his alarm to the godly advertizing them of their danger, & inciting their precaution, and necessary armament: and his praemonition concerning the ensuing catastrophe of the carnal and ungodly: Truths not unsuitable for the present generations to think on, considering what times are now in view. " 13cm. , Original Calf, 142p. , Very Good Condition. Lacking blanks. Evans #1812. HARVARD & YALE HAVE ONLY MICROFORM COPIES! ! OCLC LISTS ONLY ONE COPY IN LIBRARIES WORLDWIDE! ! ; 142 pages 
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4 Dwight, Timothy (Presentation Copy To Ezra Stiles) (A Remarkable Association Item) 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 to Ezra Stiles) (A Remarkable Association Item)
Hartford Printed for Nathaniel Patten [1782] Pamphlet Very Good+ 
Presentation copy "For the Revd. Doct. (Ezra) Stiles". Evans 17144. BAL 5038. Trumbull, J. H. Connecticut, 630. Pamphlet. 34, [2] pages. Untrimmed. Small stain at upper right corner of title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34, [2] pages 
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5 Dwight, Timothy (Presentation Copy To Rev Jonathan Edwards, Jr. ) 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)
Hartford Printed for Nathaniel Patten [1782] Pamphlet Very Good+ Signed by Author
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 
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6 Edwards, Jonathan 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
Hartford Printed By Hudson and Goodwin 1794 Softcover Very Good 
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 
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7 Eutropius (Tr. John Clarke) EUTROPII HISTORIAE BREVIARUM Cum Versione Anglica in Qua Verbum De Verbo Exprimitur
Boston P. Edes for Thomas & Andrews MDCCXCIII [1793 1ST AM.EDITION 12mo (18cm) , Original Calf, xii+[1]+14-128[i. E.14-228]p. 
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! ! 
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