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THE LARGER CATECHISM AGREED UPON BY THE ASSEMBLY OF DIVINES AT WESTMINSTER...

By: [Early American Imprint; Printing History; Stereotype]; Assembly of Devines at Westminster; M'Leod, Alexander

Price: $625.00

Publisher: New York, Stereotyped and Printed by J. Watts & Co. for Whiting & Watson, Theological and Classical Booksellers: June, 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1279


12mo (4¼" X 7¼"). pp. 142. FIRST BOOK STEREOTYPED IN AMERICA. Contemporary speckled sheep with black morocco spine label and 5 sets of double rules dividing the spine into six compartments. The title page of this extremely scarce theological work states: “The first book ever stereotyped in America.” This statement is correct, in that this is the first book printed from stereotype plates made in the United States. In 1812, the Philadelphia Bible Society had already... View more info

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TRIUMPHS OF TEMPER A POEM

By: [Early American Imprints; Women's Studies; Anderson, Alexander (illustrations)]; Hayley, William

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, T. B. Jansen: 1806

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1283

Condition: good


12mo (4¼" x 6¾"). pp.162. First American editon with Alexander Anderson engravings. Early American tree calf binding with black morocco spine label and gilt decorations on spine. Includes full page wood engraved frontis. and 4 additional full page wood engraved illustrations by Alexander Anderson (1775–1870), considered the father of wood engraving in America, and often called "The American Bewick". Beautiful and evocative illustrations after wood engravings by Ande... View more info