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Catalogue of the Collection of Books and Manuscripts Belonging to Mr ...
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Page 297 - Walton and Cotton's Complete Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation : being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds. Fish and Fishing, written by IZAAK WALTON ; and Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear Stream, by CHARLES COTTON.
Page 51 - A Platform of Church Discipline gathered out of the word of God : and agreed upon by the Elders; and Messengers of the Churches assembled in the Synod at Cambridge in New England to be presented to the Churches and General!
Page 256 - This Figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the Graver had a strife With Nature, to out-doo the life: O, could he but have drawne his wit As well in brasse, as he hath hit His face ; the print would then surpasse All that was ever writ in brasse. But, since he cannot, Reader, looke Not on his Picture, but his Booke.
Page 211 - Memorial; or, a Brief Relation of the most Memorable and Remarkable Passages of the Providence of God, manifested to the Planters of New England, in America; With special Reference to the first Colony thereof, called New Plimouth.
Page 146 - Hoyt, E. Antiquarian Researches ; Comprising a History of the Indian Wars in the Country bordering Connecticut River and parts adjacent, and other interesting Events, from the first...
Page 320 - Commissioners for the Provinces of Virginia and Maryland, with the Indians of the Six Nations, in June, 1744. Folio, pp. 39, half calf, uncut. Phila. Printed and sold by B. Franklin, at the New Printing Office, near the Market, MDCCXLIV.
Page 125 - Year 1796,' in which the charge of speculation against Alexander Hamilton, late Secretary of the Treasury, is fully refuted. Written by Himself."— EDS.
Page 16 - The Thousand and One Nights: commonly called, in England, "THE ARABIAN NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTS." A New Translation from the Arabic, with copious Notes, by EDWARD WILLIAM LANE. Illustrated by many hundred Engravings on Wood, from Original Designs by WM.