A Continuation of the Narrative of the Missions to the New Settlements, according to the appointment of the General Association of the State of Connecticut: Together with an account of the receipts and expenditures of the money contributed, etc.

General Association of Connecticut. (James Dana, Benjamin Trumbull, and Thomas W, Bray, committee) / New Haven: Printed by T. & S. Green, 1797
Together with An Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of the Money Contributed For the support of the Missionaries, agreeably to an act of the General Assembly of the State.; first edition; 15 pp., light age staining and toning with the thread tie broken, still very good in self wrappers, untrimmed and unopened; the narrative portion is mostly who preached where, self reports on the good work the missionaries are doing, and of course the need for more money lest the settlers be exposed to the seduction of sectaries and infidels, the Indians are mentioned only briefly; Evans 31968. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Congregational Churches, United States, home missions, CRN

Item #: 679950

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A Letter to the Right Rev. H. W. Lee, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Iowa, on the Present Condition of the Domestic Missions of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

Wharton, Francis. / Philadelphia: King & Baird, printers 1858
first edition; 40 pp.; original paper sides lightly soiled with a previous owner's name stenciled at one corner, light extraction roughness at spine, good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Episcopal Church, United States, home missions AAS BRP

Item #: 807557

$9.80

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Recent Recollections of the Anglo-American Church in the United States. By an English Layman, Five Years Resident in That Republic. Vol. I.

Caswall, Henry. / London: Rivington's 1861
Volume 1 only; xi, [1], 318, [2] pp.; original cloth rubbed with top back joint split and front hinge repaired, a few interior leaves shaken, good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Church of England, United States

Item #: 518106

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Ein Gnadenstrom zur Neuen Welt und seine Quelle. Die Leopoldinen-Stiftung zur Unterstutzung der amerikanischen Missionen, ihr Werden und Wirken. Sankt Gabrieler Studien, IX

Thauren, Johannes. / Wien-Modling: Missionsdruckerei St. Gabriel, 1940
244 pp., a few plates; unrelated 1949 inscription from the Bishop of Amarillo on half title, paperback, very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, Roman Catholic Church, missions

Item #: 629546

$25.00

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Nouveau voyage dans les Etats-Unis de l'Amerique septentrionale, fait en 1788; par J. P. Brissot (Warville), citoyen francois.

Brissot, Jacques Pierre, called Brissot de Warville. / Paris: Chez Buisson, 1791
first edition of the first two volumes, the third volume "Nouvelle edition" as issued for this set; 3 volumes, [4] (half title, title), lii, 395 pp. + [4] (half title, title), 460 pp., folding table + [4] (title, additional title leaf without imprint "De la France et des Etats-Unis, ou de l'importance de la revolution de l'Amerique pour le bonheur de la France ... par Etienne Claviere et J. P. Brissot (Warville). Nouvelle edition."; library book plates and markings, contemporary boards with leather spines rubbed, especially at joints, text age toned with some sections or leaves darker and occasional age spotting but not fragile and entirely readable, a good+ set. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, travel, CRN

Item #: 679911

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A Christian Lawyer. A Sketch of the Life and Work of Hon. Warren Currier.

Adams, George C. / St. Louis: Commercial Printing Company, 1893
first edition; small octavo, 124 pp., portrait frontispiece; library markings and partiallty age toned, still a sound and overall good+ copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Congregationalism, United States, CSG

Item #: 572901

$81.72

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The Church Almanac for the Year of Our Lord ... (1871 to 1879)

Protestant Episcopal Tract Society (Farrington, William G., comp.) / NY: Protestant Episcopal Tract Society. 1871
9 items, most approximately 100 pages including advertising material; ex library and here bound as one but sides detached and spine covering gone, original paper sides present but some tattered and one chipped with loss, text age toned and early leaves detached, needs careful handing and reading copies only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Protestant Episcopal Church, United States

Item #: 617413

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The Church Almanac for the Year of Our Lord ...(1860 to 1869)

Protestant Episcopal Tract Society. / NY: Protestant Episcopal Tract Society, 1860
10 items, each 50 pages or more including advertising material, issues for 1865 and 1867 have separately paginated List of Parishes; ex library and here bound as one but sides detached and spine covering gone, original paper sides present but some tattered or chipped, shaken and good- only. Volumes Included: 10

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Protestant Episcopal Church, United States

Item #: 617414

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Annual Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office for the Year 1887.

United States. Department of the Interior. General Land Office. / Washington: GPO, 1887
664 pp., large folding table; portions of text age toned, block still well sewn but needs rebinding, good- only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, public lands, CRN

Item #: 772003

$45.52

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The American Gazetteer, exhibiting In alphabetical Order a much more full and accurate Account than has been given of the States, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Villages, Rivers, Bays, Harbors, Gulfs ... (etc. etc.)

Morse, Jedidiah. / London: J. Stockdale, C. Dilly, and T. N. Longman, 1798
The Second Edition, Corrected, illustrated with Seven New and Improved Maps ... Printed in Boston, New England. London: Reprinted for J. Stockdale, C. Dilly, and T. N. Longman ...; not a reprint of a Boston second edition but a reprint of the first edition with minor changes, the most interesting of which are to the maps which have been re-engraved; viii, 634, [2] (directions to the binder/advertisements), 7 maps properly distributed with all but one of them folding; library and private book plates full flame calf rubbed and worn with front cover detached along with early leaves including the title and the map used as frontispiece, the general maps of North and South America have been hand colored British imperial pink and South America has a brown border along the coast line (intentional?), general light age toning with occasional light age staining and spotting, good+ only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: America, United States, gazetteers, geography, maps, crn

Item #: 679840

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Le spectateur americain, ou Remarques generales sur l'Amerique septentrionale et sur la republique des Treize Etats-Unis; suivi de Recherches philosophiques sur la decouverte du Nouveau-Monde. Par M. Jh. Mandrillon ...

Mandrillon, Joseph. / A Amsterdam; et se trouve a Bruxelles: Chez Emmanuel Flon, 1785
Seconde edition revue, corrigee, & augmentee de plusieurs articles & d'une table alphabetique des matieres.; [2] (half title), xx, 519 pp. 2 folding tables, folding map 'Carte generale des treize Eats-Unis independants de l'Amerique septetrionale pour servir au Spectateur americain 1785.' showing the East Coast from Maine to the Carolinas; library book plate and markings including small blind stamps on title and a few interior leaves, full calf binding worn, especially at spine and tips with front joint split and hinge cracked after title, paper defect at corner of T6 with loss of several letters on page 300, the map has light general age toning and misfold creases so that it no longer fits quite squarely into text block, there is also a short tear at stub not touching border but it is overall very good; the author was an international merchant and banker who, despite exposure to American Democracy, unfortunately supported a Constitutional Monarchy for France, he was guillotined at Paris in 1794. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, description and travel, maps, crn

Item #: 676597

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Transactions of the American Ethnological Society. (Volume 1 through Volume 3 Part 1, all published)

American Ethnological Society. / NY: 1845
Vol. I. New York: Bartlett & Welford; London: Wiley & Putnam, 1845; first edition; xiv, [2], 491 pp., 13 plates and tables with eight of them folding, the first five unnumbered then I-II, V-X, as issued?, some articles have small illustrations in text; library book plate and markings, later half leather faded and rubbed with front hinge broken, general light age toning with a few leaves darker, the Calendar Stone plate lacks one corner from paper defect but far from image or letters + Vol. II. New York: Bartlett & Welford, 1848; first edition; clxxxviii (a large portion devoted to the introduction to the volume's major article "Hale's Indians of North-west America, and Vocabularies of North-America .. By Albert Gallatin"), 298 pp., folding table, 5 folding maps including the hand colored frontispiece "Map of the Sites of the Indian Tribes of North America When first known to the Europeans ..." (the second issue, as it should be, with important changes from the 1836 first), two of the other maps are illustrations to "Observations of the Aboriginal Monuments of the Mississippi Valley .. By E. G. Squire" on pages 131-207, a few illustrations in text; library book plate and markings, binding to match the first but hinges sound, general light age toning with a few leaves darker, also light age toning to the Gallatin map but still very good + Vol. III. Part I. New York: George P. Putnam, 1853; [iv], 202 pp.; not stated but has the look of a facsimile reprint although the last few dozen pages do have a light pucker and speckle consistent with the fire that destroyed most of original issue; library book plate and markings, later cloth faded at spine but a sound copy. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, ethnology, archaeology, maps, CRN

Item #: 679872

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The Righteousness of God through Faith upon All without Difference who believe. In Two Sermons on Romans 3. 22.

Mather, Nathanael. / London: Printed for Nathanael Hiller, 1694
first edition; [4], 76 pp.; text age toned with an overall damp pucker but little and light damp staining, extraction roughness at spine of self wrappers, good; Wing M1265. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, Congregational churches, sermons, MW8

Item #: 653574

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Travels through the Interior Parts of America. In A Series Of Letters. By an Officer.

Anburey, Thomas. / London: Printed For William Lane, 1789
first edition; 2 volumes, [title leaf], vii, [1] (directions to binder), [19] (subscribers), [1] (errata), 467 pp., folding map with minor hand coloring as frontispiece, 5 plates with all but one of them folding + [title leaf], 558 pp., folding plate; lacks the two leaves showing American Continental American Dollars and both half titles, library book plates and markings including blind and hand stamps on both titles, flame calf very rubbed and flaking at spines and one side detached, general age toning and occasional age staining that hits the pictorial material, map has a tear at bottom margin that cuts through border but no loss and repaired from verso, some plates have splits at folds and some with old repairs but also no loss, two text leaves in first volume lack corner with one catch word touched, a few other leaves have short margin tears with no loss, good; the author was a lieutenant in Burgoyne's Invasion of 1777, taken as a prisoner of war, marched from Boston to Charlottesville, Virginia, and there imprisoned until 1780; although a low ranking officer his military account is a valuable resource and his experiences traveling as a POW are often quoted, but there are problems with parts his account. "... he no doubt witnessed most of the natural phenomena he reports, he nevertheless plagiarized large portions of his Travels from Andrew Burnaby, Peter Kalm, Abbe Raynal, and others." (Daniel J. Philippon, Landmarks of American Nature Writing, 1997). Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: American Revoltion, Burgoyne's Invasion, Canada, United States, travel, CRN

Item #: 679964

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Annals of the Propagation of the Faith. A periodical collection of letters from the Bishops and Missionaries employed in the missions of the Old and New World, and of all the documents relating to those missions, and to the Institution for the Propagati

Society for the Propagation of the Faith. / Paris: Published for the Institution, 1838
Volume 1 only, complete in six numbers, " This collection serves as a continuation of the Lettres edifiantes"; 437, [1] pp.; old half calf very worn with front cover almost detached, damp puckering throughout, library markings, reading copy only,. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Roman Catholic Church, missions, missionaries

Item #: 292094

$84.71

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Exortaciones e Instruccion Acerca de las Idolatrias de los Indios del Arzobispado de Lima. Anotaciones y concordancias con las cronicas de Indias, por Horacio H. Urteaga. Noticias biograficas, por Carlos A. Romero.

Villagomez, Pedro de (1589-1671) / Lima: Sanmarti y Ca. 1919
xi, 291, [2] pp., issued as Coleccion de Libros y Documentos Referentes a la Historia del Peru, Tomo XII; minor library markings, general age toning and front cover of paper wrappers detached. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Indians of Peru, religion, missions, CRN

Item #: 812649

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Excerpts from the Memorias for the History of the Province of Texas. Being a translation of those parts of the Memorias which particularly concern the various Indians of the Province of Texas ...

Morfi, Juan Agustin (d. 1783). Chabot, Frederick C., ed. and trans. / San Antonio: Privately Published (printing by Naylor Printing Company), 1932
their tribal divisions, characteristics, customs, traditions, superstitions, and all else of interest concerning them. With a prolog, appendix, and notes. By Frederick C. Chabot. Covering the period from earliest times to the close of the Memorias by Padre Fray Juan Agustin de Morfi ... Translated and annotated by Frederick C. Chabot. Translation revised by Carlos E. Castaneda.; first edition, inscribed "Frederick C. Chabot / San Antonio, Texas / June 16, 1932", the limitation of 200 copies has been crossed out in ink and "233 / Complementary" written in; large quarto (leaves slightly taller than 28 cm.), xxii, 85, [2] (list of subscribers accounting for more than 200 copies) pp., 9 plates including a double page map, a few illustrations in text, this copy has the order form for the book mounted on last blank, text is in English only; library book plate and markings, original full leather rubbed, especially at spine and joints, flap broken off but present, and only a fragment remains of the two leather ties, front hinge cracked after free endpaper, interior very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: American Indians, Texas, missions, CRN

Item #: 676588

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The Clear Sunshine of the Gospel Breaking Forth upon the Indians in New-England. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series, No. X.)

Shepard, Thomas. / NY: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin, 1865
No. 37 of 50 Large Paper copies (leaves 29 cm. tall) signed JS, there were also 200 regular copies; [4], [xviii], 56 pp. including a facsimile title of the 1648 edition; library book plate and markings, red full morocco with original paper sides bound in; light general age toning, the original paper front cover cracking at hinge, binding rubbed, especially along back fore edge and small peel marks but a sound copy and overall good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Massachuset Indians, missions, Massachusetts, CRN

Item #: 713871

$61.65

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General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church: Reports of the Boards (Home Missions, Foreign Missions, Publications and Sabbath-School Work, Board of Relief, Board of Missions for Freedmen, The College Board, Board of Missions & Church Erection, etc., 1916

Presbyterian Church in The United States of America. / NY: Presbyterian Building 1916
the REPORTS for the year 1916 only, very thick quarto, binding copy, ex library, overall textually good++. Volumes Included: 16

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: church history mission history religion genealogy

Item #: 569175

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Historia del Nayarit, Sonora, Sinaloa y ambas Californias. Que con el titulo de "Apostolicos afanes de la Compania de Jesus, en la America Septentrional" se publico anonima en Barcelona el ano de 1754 siendo su autor el padre Jose Ortega.

Ortega, Jose de (1700-1768). / Mexico: Tipografia de E. Abadiano, 1887
Nueva edicion, aumentada con un prologo escrito por Manuel de Olaguibel.; ix, [1], 564, vi pp., issued in the Biblioteca mexicana historica y literaria series; library markings, later cloth with leather label faded and rubbed. Both hinges cloth taped, lacks half title, general light age toning and early leaves have stain and small chip at top fore edge with no letters touched, sound but good only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Mexico, Nayarit, Sonora, Catholic missions, Jesuits, CRN

Item #: 673684

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