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1 Address in Gospel Love, Designed More Particularly for Persons in
1820 19TH-AM-NY-NY-DAY 
An Address in Gospel Love, Designed More Particularly for Persons in Low Circumstances. No. 11. New-York: Printed by Mahlon Day, No. 84, Water-street. 1820. 12mo, 12pp, pamphlet. foxing. Published by the Tract Association of Friends, New York. Amer. Imprints #21, MNBedf; MeU only. 
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2 Short Account of George Fox.
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-HUNT 
A Short Account of George Fox. Prepared for Young Children. Philadelphia, Uriah Hunt, 101 Market Street. 1842, 9.3 x 13.1cm, 34pp, foxing, leather spine with marbled paper over boards, 1? inch crack in top of spine, spine ends chipped, worn through paper at corners. Amer. Imprints #42-4498. "This short compilation was prepared solely for the use of the Friends' Infant School, without any view to its publication..." 
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3 ANONYMOUS. "What Shall We do to be Saved?"
Circa 1830 Disbound pamphlet foxing Pamphlet 4 x 7 inches Philadelphia: Published by the Tract Association of Friends, and to be had at their Depository, No. 84, Mulberry Street. 
ANONYMOUS. "What Shall We do to be Saved?" Philadelphia: Published by the Tract Association of Friends, and to be had at their Depository, No. 84, Mulberry Street. No date [circa 1830] No. 26. 12mo, 4? x 7 inches. Disbound pamphlet, foxing. 12pp. 
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4 ANONYMOUS. Faith in Jesus Christ, Exemplified in the Constancy of the Martyrs.
1830 Disbound Pamphlet Pamphlet Philadelphia 
ANONYMOUS. Faith in Jesus Christ, Exemplified in the Constancy of the Martyrs.Philadelphia: Published by the Tract Association of Friends, and to be had at their Depository, No. 59, North Fourth Street. No. 31. No date [circa 1830?] 12mo, 4? x 7 inches.

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5 ANONYMOUS. On the Observance of the First Day of the Week. [Extracted from the w
9TH-AM-PA-PHILADELPHIA-FRIENDS 
ANONYMOUS. On the Observance of the First Day of the Week. [Extracted from the writings of early Friends.] Published by the Tract Association of Friends, at their Depository, No. 50 North Fourth St. Philadelphia. No date [circa 1830?] 12mo, 4? x 7 inches. Disbound pamphlet, light foxing. 4pp. Short extracts from Barclay, Wm. Penn, George Fox, George Whitehead & Henry Tuke. 
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6 ANONYMOUS. Salvation by Jesus Christ.
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-FRIENDS 
ANONYMOUS. Salvation by Jesus Christ. Philadelphia: Published by the Tract Association of Friends, and to be had at their Depository, No. 50 North Fourth Street. No date [circa 1835] No. 65. 12mo, 4 x 7 inches. Disbound pamphlet, foxing. 16pp. 
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7 ANONYMOUS. Teaching of the Spirit, Exemplified in the History of Two Slaves.

ANONYMOUS. The Teaching of the Spirit, Exemplified in the History of Two Slaves. Published by the Tract Association of Friends, At Their Depository, No. 50, North Fourth Street. No. 41. 10.7 x 17.7cm. Disbound pamphlet, foxing. Pagination: [1]-4pp. 
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8 ARSCOTT Practical Christianity. Extracted from a Treatise by Alexander Arscot
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-FIRENDS 
ARSCOTT, ALEXANDER. Practical Christianity. Extracted from a Treatise by Alexander Arscott. "He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself." 1 John v.10. Philadelphia: Published by the Tract Association of Friends, and to be had at their Depository, No. 50 North Fourth Street. No date [circa 1835] No. 53. 12mo., 4 x 7 inches. Disbound pamphlet, foxing. 12pp. Alexander Arscott (1677-1738) converted to the Quakerism while studying at Oxford, taught in school at Bristol for the rest of his life. He published several theological works. 
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9 COMLY Friends' Miscellany: Being a Collection of Essays and Fragments, Biogr
1836 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-RICHARDS 
COMLY, JOHN & ISAAC COMLY, eds. Friends' Miscellany: Being a Collection of Essays and Fragments, Biographical, Religious, Epistolary, Narrative and Historical, Designed for the Promotion of Piety and Virtue, To Preserve in Remembrance the Characters and Views of Exemplary Individuals, and to Rescue from Oblivion Those Manuscripts Left by Them, which May be Useful to Survivors. [3 lines script quote] Edited by John & Isaac Comly, Byberry. Vol. VIII. Philadelphia: Printed for the Editors by J. Richards, No. 129 North Third Street. 1836. 12mo. 11.5 x 18.6cm. Bound full calf with red morocco title label, small 19th century decorative shelf label pasted near top of spine with number "37" written in it, rubbed at edges, light foxing, otherwise good+ condition. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper: "No. 37. The property of the Flushing Monthly Meeting Library..." Written in early hand at top of title: "Anthony Franklin -1" Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-iv contents, [1]-380pp. Vol. VIII, Numbers 1-8. Twelfth Month, 1835 - Seventh Month, 1836. The Friends Miscellany began with volume 1 in 1831; ceased with: v. 12 [Apr.] 4th month 1839. Per its subtitle, it contains biographical & historical accounts of Friends in Europe, UK and North America. We offer Volume 8. 
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10 COMLY Friends' Miscellany: Being a Collection of Essays and Fragments, Biogr
1835 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-RICHARDS 
COMLY, JOHN & ISAAC COMLY, eds. Friends' Miscellany: Being a Collection of Essays and Fragments, Biographical, Religious, Epistolary, Narrative and Historical, Designed for the Promotion of Piety and Virtue, To Preserve in Remembrance the Characters and Views of Exemplary Individuals, and to Rescue from Oblivion Those Manuscripts Left by Them, which May be Useful to Survivors. [3 lines script quote] Edited by John & Isaac Comly, Byberry. Vol. VI. Philadelphia: Printed for the Editors by J. Richards, No. 129 North Third Street. 1835. 12mo. 11.5 x 18.6cm. Bound full sheepskin with brown morocco title label, rubbed, small piece chipped from bottom of spine with loose edges pasted back down, worn along front hinge but repaired and hinge solid, starts, worn through leather at corners, light to medium foxing. Early writing on piece of paper pasted to front paste-down endpaper reads: "Belonging to friends Library of Warminster. Return in 4 weeks. No. 26." Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-iv contents, [1]-392pp. Vol. VI, Numbers 1-8. Eighth Month, 1834 - Third Month, 1835. The Friends Miscellany began with volume 1 in 1831; ceased with: v. 12 [Apr.] 4th month 1839. Per its subtitle, it contains biographical & historical accounts of Friends in Europe, UK and North America. We offer Volume 6. 
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11 DELL Doctrine of Baptism, Reduced from Its Ancient and Modern Corruptio

DELL, WILLIAM. The Doctrine of Baptisms, Reduced from Its Ancient and Modern Corruptions; and Restored to its Primitive Soundness and Integrity; According to the Word of Truth, the Substance of Faith, and the Nature of Christ's Kingdom. By William Dell [2 lines] The Thirteenth Edition. [2 lines] Providence: Printed at the American Office, By Goddard & Mann. 1815. Octavo. Disbound pamphlet, light to moderate foxing, a few small tears in edge of title and last two leaves. Early signature of a "Jno. M. Williams" at top of title. 32pp. Amer. Bibliog. #34558 [MWA only]. William Dell (d. 1664) master of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; fellow of Emmanuel College Cambridge; secretary to Laud; ejected from his living of Yelden, Befordshire, 1662. Joseph Smith state in his Descriptive Catalog of Friends Books, I:520, that William Dell "is an author so much one with Friends in principle, though not of the Society, that it seems desirable to notice a few of his writings, especially as some of them have been adopted and published by the Society..." 
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12 DYMOND Rights of Self-Defence.
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA 
DYMOND, JONATHAN. The Rights of Self-Defence. [at bottom of title:] No. 49. Phila., Tract Assoc. of Friends, n.d. [circa 1833] 12mo, 8pp, disbound pamphlet, foxing. 
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13 EVANS Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and
19TH-AM-PA-PHILADLEPHIA-RAKESTRAW 
EVANS, WILLIAM and THOMAS EVANS. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other Writings of Members of the Religious Society of Friends. Edited by William Evans and Thomas Evans. Vol. V. Containing Life of Deborah Bell. Life of William Penn. Life of John Griffith. Memoir of John Cam and John Audland. Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Rakestraw, for the Editors. 1841. Quarto, 17 x 26.4cm. Bound half sheep-skin with brown morocco title and volume labels on spine, lightly rubbed some, brown/green/red/cream marbled paper over boards, light foxing, small tea? stain in outer margin of first 95pp, small meeting stamp on endpapers & title. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-iv index, 1-480pp. Text set in double columns. With early ownership inscription: "Elihu Dixon's Book," on front free endpaper. Excellent source for Quaker history & biography. 
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14 EVANS Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and
19TH-AM-PA-PHILADLEPHIA-RAKESTRAW 
EVANS, WILLIAM and THOMAS EVANS. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other Writings of Members of the Religious Society of Friends. Edited by William Evans and Thomas Evans. Vol. IV. Containing Memoir of Giles Barnardiston; Memoir of Elizabeth Ashbridge; Memoirs of Ruth Follows; Life of John Richardson; Life of Charles Marshall; Life of Sarah Stephenson; Life of Benjamin Bangs; Life of Henry Hull; Life of John Woolman; Life of Jane Pearson; Narrative of John Philly and William Moore; Memoir of Gharret Van Hassen. Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Rakestraw, for the Editors. 1840. Quarto, 17 x 26.4cm. Bound half sheep-skin with brown morocco title and volume labels on spine, lightly rubbed some, brown/green/cream marbled paper over boards, light foxing, small tea? stain in outer margin of first 95pp, small meeting stamp on endpapers & title. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-iv index, 1-480pp. Text set in double columns. With early ownership inscription: "Elihu Dixon's Book," on front free endpaper. Excellent source for Quaker history & biography. 
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A Journal or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian Experiences and Labour of Love in the Work of the Ministry, of that Ancient, Eminent and Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ, George Fox; Who departed this Life in great Peace with the Lords, the 13th of the 11th Month, 1690., FOX, GEORGE
15 FOX, GEORGE A Journal or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian Experiences and Labour of Love in the Work of the Ministry, of that Ancient, Eminent and Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ, George Fox; Who departed this Life in great Peace with the Lords, the 13th of the 11th Month, 1690.
First Edition of Quaker, George Fox's Journal, London, 1694 1694 First Edition Bound full leather, sometime early on rebacked full leather, sometime early on rebacked with a piece of leather pasted over spine--this eventually failed and sometime more recently rebacked in the same style in lighter leather and with the earlier rebacked spine strip laid over, leather on original boards worn through at all edges, heavily chipped, cracked & flaking, corners rounded down considerably as are the page edge corners, a strip of old cloth strengthens the inside hinges, lacks free endpapers and flyleaves, light to heavy foxing, damp stains scattered throughout. Folio, 20.5 x 32.2 x 7.9cm. London "Matthew [E]stes Book Bou[ght] of Thomas Northcot
FOX, GEORGE. A Journal or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian Experiences and Labour of Love in the Work of the Ministry, of that Ancient, Eminent and Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ, George Fox; Who departed this Life in great Peace with the Lords, the 13th of the 11th Month, 1690. [6 lines scripture quotes] London, Printed for Thomas Northcott, in George-Yard, in Lombard-Street. MDCXCIV. [1694]. Folio, 20.5 x 32.2 x 7.9cm. $950.00

George Fox(1624-1691) founder of the Society of Friends. "Born in Leicestershire and apprenticed to a shoemaker, he apparently had no formal schooling. In 1643 he parted from family and friends and traveled in search of enlightenment. After long painful struggles he came in 1646 to rely on the `Inner Light of the Living Christ.' He forsook church attendance, dismissed contemporary religious controversies as trivial, and in 1647 began to preach that truth is to be found in God's voice speaking to the soul--hence, `Friends of Truth' later abbreviated to `Friends.' In 1649 he was jailed for interrupting a Nottingham church service with an impassioned appeal from the Scriptures to the Holy Spirit as the authority and guide. In 1650 at Derby he was imprisoned as a blasphemer, and there a judge nicknamed the `Quakers,' after Fox had exhorted the magistrates to 'tremble at the word of the Lord.' ...Fox spent six years in different prisons, sometimes under terrible conditions. He campaigned against the latter and against other social evils... His famous journal was published posthumously in 1694."--Douglas: The New Int'l Dict. of the Christian Church, pp.383-384. We offer the 1694 First Edition of his Journal, indispensable for the study of his life and the early days of the Quakers.

Provenance, the following two inscriptions written on leaf A1 and bottom of p.632. 3rd inscription on leaf A1 only. Leaf A1 of Penn's Preface has the following in old pen: "Matthew [E]stes Book Bou[ght] of Thomas Northcott & George Yard, Lombard Street, London the 9th of 3rd Month 169[5] 24,-6 SIH." "Samuel Pope his Book Bougt of Hannah Estes of Salem(?) the 7th of ye 1c 1727/8 Cost 14." "Descended Aln____ [missing words] [Po]pe y. 3 in a tight Line unto 1763."

This is the true First Edition with the original printing of pages 309 and 441 to which corrections were made and substituted in many copies. See Joseph Smith: A Descriptive Catalogue of Friends' Books, Vol. I, p.691.

Bound full leather, sometime early on rebacked with a piece of leather pasted over spine--this eventually failed and sometime more recently rebacked in the same style in lighter leather and with the earlier rebacked spine strip laid over, leather on original boards worn through at all edges, heavily chipped, cracked & flaking, corners rounded down considerably as are the page edge corners, a strip of old cloth strengthens the inside hinges, lacks free endpapers and flyleaves, light to heavy foxing, damp stains scattered throughout. LACKING title but a facsimile sometime supplied on old paper, the next five leaves A-B2 & C1, have smaller outside margins--i.e. they are either from another copy or have had tattered edges trimmed off. They do have a similar water mark to the following pages. Leaf A1 encapsulated but lacking two large pieces including some text, the next 2 leaves lacking marginal pieces and repaired, top third of a4 torn away, Zzz4 lacking corner & some text, numerous other leaves with tears and repairs. LACKING last two leaves or 4 pages of index--index ends in the O's. The last 8 leaves are smaller--same size as the first six leaves.

Collation: title, A-M2, A2-4, a4, b2, B-Oo4, Pp2, Aaa-Eeee4, Ffff6, Aaaaa-Bbbbbb4, Cccccc-Ffffff2,--lacking gathering Gggggg1-2 at the end. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, (48) Wm Penn's Preface, i-xviii Testimony of Margaret Fox & friends, 1-284pp, next 8 pages are numbered as leaves(i.e. number on recto only) leaves 281-284, then pages 285-287, 188-423 (page numbers 424-427 not used), 428-632pp, (4) place index, (6) names of friends(index), (4) subject matters & things (index)--but lacking 4 more pages of this index. Pp. 204-205 misnumbered 104-105; p.399 misnumbered 309. Online ESTC Citation No.R3344. Wing F1854.
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16 FRIENDS Minutes of the New-York Yearly Meeting of Friends. 1846.
19TH-AM-NY-NY-EGBERT 
FRIENDS, SOCIETY OF. NEW YORK YEARLY MEETING. Minutes of the New-York Yearly Meeting of Friends. 1846. New-York: Egbert, Hovey & King, Printers, 374 Pearl Street. (Successors to Mahlon Day's Press.) 1846. 12mo, 4? x 7 inches. Disbound pamphlet, foxing. 22pp +(2) blank pp. American Imprints #46-2681 [MH; InRchE]. 
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17 FRIENDS IN PHILADELPHIA Epistle from the Yearly Meeting of Friends, Held in Philadelphia,
1827 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA 
FRIENDS IN PHILADELPHIA, YEARLY MEETING OF. An Epistle from the Yearly Meeting of Friends, Held in Philadelphia, By adjournments from the fifteenth day of the Tenth month, to the nineteenth of the same, inclusive, 1827, to the Quarterly, Monthly, and Particular Meetings of Friends, within the Compass of the Said Yearly Meeting. Philadelphia. 1827, 10.2 x 16.8cm. Pamphlet in plain brown paper wrapper, light foxing, small dog-era torn from bottom corner of title. Collation: 11-6. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-10p, (1) next meeting, (1) blank. Amer. Imprints #28968. "Signed by direction and on behalf of the meeting, by Benjamin Ferris, Clerk of the men's meeting. Rebecca B. Comly, Clerk of the women's meeting." 
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18 HALE Memoir of Sir Matthew Hale.
19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-FRIENDS 
HALE, MATTHEW. Memoir of Sir Matthew Hale. Philadelphia: Published by the Tract Association of Friends and to be had at their Depository, No. 84 Mulberry Street. No. 37. No date [circa 1830] 12mo., 4? x 7 inches. Disbound pamphlet, light foxing, small damp stain in top margin. 8pp. Matthew Hale (1609-1676) Lord Chief Justice of England. Left an orphan at age 5 he grew up under the care of the Puritan vicar of Wotton-under-Edge. He enrolled at Magadalen Hall, Oxford, in 1626 with a view to taking orders, but soon devoted himself to the law. He sought to maintain neutrality during the Civil War, but after the execution of Charles I, he threw in with the Commonwealth. However, he took an active part in the restoration of Charles II; "At the time of the Savoy Conf. he wished to see to see the Presbyterians comprehended in the Church, and later showed his sympathy for dissenters by his lenient administration of the Conventicle Acts... He was on intimate terms with Baxter, Stillingfleet, and other celebrated divines. Hale's rank as a lawyer and judge, and as a Christian is of the highest."--New Schaff-Herzog Ency. Rel. Knowl., V:120. His Contemplations were often reprinted. John Wesley included it in his Christian Library (vol. 17). Extracts from his Contemplations are here reprinted by the Quakers. 
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19 INDIANA YEARLY MEETING OF FRIENDS. Discipline of the Society of Friends, of Indiana Yearly Meeting
19TH-AM-OH-CINCINNATI 
INDIANA YEARLY MEETING OF FRIENDS. The Discipline of the Society of Friends, of Indiana Yearly Meeting, Revised by the Meeting Held at White Water, in the Year 1838, and Printed by Direction of the Same. Cincinnati: A. Pugh, Pr., Corner Fifth and Main St., 1839, 12mo, viii, (9)-97pp, disbound pamphlet, foxing, water stains, wavy pages. Amer. Imprints #55772. 
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20 JONES, RUFUS M. Re-thinking Religious Liberalism. By Rufus M. Jones. The Fourth Unification Address on the Arthur Emmons Pearson Foundation.
1935 2nd Printing, 1935 Bound gray-cream cloth with brown lettering on spine and front cover, rubbed at edges, browned a bit along top edges of covers, previous owner's name stamp on endpapers, blue & gray dust jacket with small tears and chips in edges, dj in mylar sleeve. Book Boston: Beacon Press 
JONES, RUFUS M. Re-thinking Religious Liberalism. By Rufus M. Jones. The Fourth Unification Address on the Arthur Emmons Pearson Foundation. 1935. The Beacon Press, Inc. Boston. (Second printing, July, 1935) [first printing was Jan. 1935]

Bound gray-cream cloth with brown lettering on spine and front cover, rubbed at edges, browned a bit along top edges of covers, previous owner's name stamp on endpapers, blue & gray dust jacket with small tears and chips in edges, dj in mylar sleeve. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, p. iii foreword, (1) blank, 1-26 text.

"This is the Fourth Unification Address on the Arthur Emmons Pearson Foundation, the purpose of which is to promote `the advancement of mutual understanding and helpfulness between people of all denominations. and creeds.'"--Foreword.
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