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Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. Wheatley, Phillis, London: Printed for A. Bell, bookseller, Aldgate, 1773.

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African American Portraits 1820-1920
Historical portraits from our African American Perspectives Collection, comprised of items from the African American Pamphlet Collection and the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection in our Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

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"A Child's Garden of Verses"

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The Book That Changed the World: The Gutenberg Bible

Biblia Latina, (The Gutenberg Bible). [Mainz, Printer of the 42-line Bible (Johann Gutenberg) between 1454 and 1455?, not after 1456


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Paul Avrich Anarchism Collection, 1890-2006

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Incunabula; the Art & History of Printing in Western Europe, c. 1450-1500


The unique materials of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, now totaling over 800,000 items, include books, broadsides, pamphlets, theater playbills, prints, posters, photographs, and medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. At the center is Thomas Jefferson's book collection, which was sold to Congress in 1815.
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  February 13, 2019
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