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American Imprint Collection; 1640-1800

Books and pamphlets printed in the United States between 1640 and 1800, (16,990 titles).


Digitized Materials from the American Imprint Collection


Philadelphia Spelling Book

Barry, John. The Philadelphia spelling book: arranged upon a plan entirely new, adapted to the capacities of children, and designed as an immediate improvement in spelling and reading the English language... Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph James, 1790.
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British gentleman. An enquiry into the value of Canada and Guadaloupe: in answer to a late pamphlet... called The interest of Great Britain consider’d with regard to her colonies, and the acquisitions of Canada and Guadaloupe. [Philadelphia? : James Rivington?, 1761].

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Hammon, Briton. A Narrative of the uncommon sufferings, and surprizing deliverance of Briton Hammon, a negro man. Boston, Printed and sold by Green & Russell, 1760.
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A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select Passages in the Old and New Testaments, Represented with Emblematical Figures, for the Amusement of Youth: Designed Chiefly to Familiarize Tender Age, in a Pleasing and Diverting Manner, with Early Ideas of the Holy Scriptures. The first Worcester edition. [Worcester]: Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts, by Isaiah Thomas and sold ... at his bookstore, 1788
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Bay Psalm Book Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. Bay Psalm book. [The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre. Whereunto is Prefixed a Discourse Declaring Not Only the Lawfullnes, But Also the Necessity of the Heavenly Ordinance of Singing Scripture Psalmes in the Churches of God] ... [Cambridge, Mass.]: Imprinted [by S. Daye, 1640]
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