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Experiments and Observations on Electricity, Made at Philadelphia in America, Benjamin Franklin, London: Printed and sold by E. Cave ..., 1751-1753.
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Timeless illustrations from "Birds of America" by ornithologist, artist, and naturalist John James Audubon.
Sigmund Freud Collection
First editions of Freud's works in German and English.
Whitman: Designing Leaves
The Book That Changed the World: The Gutenberg Bible
Biblia Latina, (The Gutenberg Bible).
[Mainz, Printer of the 42-line Bible (Johann Gutenberg) between 1454 and 1455?, not after 1456
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Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774 to 1789
We the People...
277 documents relating to the work of Congress and the drafting and ratification of the Constitution.
Incunabula; the Art & History of Printing in Western Europe, c. 1450-1500
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