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“THE MOST FAMOUS AMERICAN BOOK OF COLONIAL TIMES + THE INDESPENSIBLE SOURCE FOR COLONIAL SOCIAL HISTORY”

361G Mather, Cotton. 1663-1728 Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New England, from its First Planting in the Year 1620. Unto the Year of Our Lord, 1698. In Seven Books. I. Antiquities: In Seven Chapters. With an Appendix.... Continue Reading →

NEVV ENGLANDS PROSPECT 1635

A few months ago ( may 1, http://wp.me/p3kzOR-F2) I wrote a post about the New Englands Prospect. A true, lively, and experimentall description of that part of America commonly called New England the 1764 edition. Today I have the great pleasure... Continue Reading →

Early (North) American BOOKS!

I have always Loved early American books (for me that means printed in the colonies from 1639-1729 i.e. Evans vol.1) I guess it is their scarcity, their humble bindings and their crude typography and paper, make them particularly attractive to... Continue Reading →

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