The History of North America containing a review of the Customs and Manners of the Original Inhabitants;… by the Rev. Mr. Cooper, embellished with copper plate cuts. Lansingburgh. Printed by Silvester Tiffany, for, and sold by Thomas Spencer, at his book-store, Albany 1795.
Keate, George: An Account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the Great South Sea, composed from the journals of Capt. Henry Wilson and his officers; who in August, 1783, were there ship-wrecked in the Antelope Packet. Stanford, N. Y. 1802. An unusual chapbook edition possibly done for the promotion of missionary activity.
For both dealers each item was individually priced, a discount for ‘all’ impossible to resist.
Day in and day out I tend to buy the grout that binds the bricks. Their material, with some exceptions, are the bricks and my collection of Hudson Valley history better today for what they have provided.
Altogether, an interesting group and confirmation of the importance of dealers in building deep and potentially remarkable, and perhaps someday re-marketable, collections.
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