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Francis S. Hoffman, Esq.,




A Literary Register and Monthly Catalogue of Old and New Books,

and Repository of Notes and Queries.

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Auction Sales.

These pamphlets may have become so rare

that Mr. Reed himself did not possess copies, WM. B, REED'S LIBRARY.

or, more likely, that they, with other rari

ties, were reserved from the auction.* The Library of Wm. B. Reed was sold

Stranger still, Mr. Campbell's reprints did in Philadelphia (M. Thomas & Sons, Auc

not appear; neither did any of the late tioneers) on December 20th.

controversial pamphlets-Bancroft, Rush, We should expect, judging both from Mr.

Greene, Johnston, etc. There was, howReed's family connections and his literary

ever, a copy of The Life and Correspond| productions, that his library would abound

ence of Joseph Reed, by his Grandson, in rare and interesting historical matter coni cerning the Revolution. We are then This is a mistake as regards the Reed pamphlet. somewhat surprised to find that not even the

This will be found in the second volume of “pamph

lets," though obscured under the title, “Remarks on personal history of the Reed family was

a late Publication in the Independent Gazette," fally represented, and looked in vain for the

Philadelphia, 1783. We understand that no books I rare Reed and Cadwallader Pamphlets. I were reserved.


Wm. B. Reed, interleaved with MSS. of the. Herrnhuters, London, 1753 ; Present Notes by the Author, 4 vols, 8vo. Phila | State of the Nation, London, 1768 ; Appeal delphia, 1847; Reprint of the Original to the Justice, &c., of the People of Great Letters from Washington to Joseph Reed Britain in the Dispute with America, Londuring the American Revolution. 8vo, don, 1775; Speech in Support of the PetiPhitàđa, 1852; Life of Esther DeBerdt, | tion from the Congress at Philadelphia, afterwards Esthef Recd, of Pennsylvania. London, 1775. $13.00. Privately printed, Philada., 1853, 12mo; Remarkable Case of Peter Hasenclever, 'The American Union, by Henry Reed, Merchant, Proprietor of Pot Ash Manufac12mo; also The Treason of Major-General tory in North America, London, 1763 ; Chas. Lee. 8vo. Dublin, 1792.

Examination of the Connecticut Claim to Among Mr. Reed's books we find a vol Lands in Pennsylvania, Philada., 1774, and ume on Money and Exchange, and thirteen 3 others. $11.00. volumes of Murray's Guide Books.

Commentary on Secker's Letter, Philada., Of the few rare Americana we quote the ' 1771; Life of Bishop Secker, New York, following, with the description as given in 1773; Appendix to dito, New York, the catalogue :

1774; Life of David Hume, Philada., Morton, Dr. Samuel George. Crania 1778; A Ploughman's Complaint, Philada., Americana. $32.50.

1768; Mission among the Heathens, Lon. Rogers' Geology of Pennsylvania, 2 vols, don, 1771, and 3 others. $11.00. 4to, cloth, with maps, complete. $21.00. Sermon preached in Christ Church,

The Loyalist Poetry of the Revolution, Dover, Dec. 27th, 1780, Philada., 1781; small 4to, half Roxburgh (!) Philada., Montgomery's Sermon, Philada., 1775 ; 1857. $50.00.

Another High Road to Hell, Boston, 1768 ; 100 copies printed and sold only to subscribers. Macpherson's Letters, Philada., 1770: VinVery rare, wanting the carton, which was, however, dication of the Opposition of the Inhabitants not in all copies, it having been considered objection- of Vermont to the Government of New

York, and of their right to form an Inde· Notes on Columbus, with Photographs, i pendent State, by Ethan Allen, Vermont, &c., only 99 copies printed for private dis- i 1779; Rights of British America, Philada., tribution, imperial 8vo, paper. New York, 1774, and 2 others. $18.00. 1865. $10.00.

Civil Liberty and the War with America, Prior Documents, a Collection of Inter- | by Richard Price, Philada.; 1778; General esting Authentic Papers relative to the Introduction to ditto, by R. Price, Philada., Dispute between Great Britain and America, 1 1778; Tucker's True Interest of Great showing the Causes and Progress of that Britain set forth in regard to the Colonies, Misunderstanding, from 1764 to 1775, 8vo, Norfolk, 1774; Trumbull's Plea in Vindihalf calf. J. Almon, London, 1777. $5.50. | cation of the Connecticut Title to the · The Remembrancer, or Impartial Repos Contested Lands lying west of the Province itory of Public Events, 1775-1784, 17 vols. of New York, New Haven, 1774; The 8vo, half calf, uniform. J. Almon, London, Middle Line, Philada , 1775; Considera. 1775-1784. $93.50.

tions on a Treaty of Peace, Philada., 1779 ; History of Pennsylvania Hall, which was Abingdon's Thoughts on Edmund Burk's destroyed by a Mob, May 17, 1836, col. Letter, Lancaster, 1778. $18.00. ored frontispiece, 8vo, cloch. Philada., ! Address of the People of Great Britain 1838. $1.63

to the Inhabitants of America, London, PAMPHLETS.

1775; The other side of the Question, · Thoughts on Trade in West Indies, New York, 1774 ; Remarks on Defence of Continental Colonies, &c., London, 1763 ; the Halifax Libel, Boston, 1765; Votes Regulations of the Colonies, London, 1765; and Proceedings, &c., of New Jersey, Neu Letter to Almon concerning Libels, &c., York, 1776 ; New Bath Guide, or Memoirs London, 1765; Excellence of a Free State, of the B-r-d Family, in a Series of Poetical London, 1767; The Case of Great Britain Epistles; Tucker's Tract V, Glocester, and America, London, 1769. $13.00.. 1775, and 1 other. $10.00.

Remarks on a late Publication in the Major Donkin's Military Collections and Independent Gazette, Philada., 1783; Remarks, New York, 1777; Clap's Annals Rimius' Narrative of the Rise and Progress of the History of Yale College, in New

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