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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08278 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1771-1806 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 14.1 x 9.3 cm.

Summary of Content: List of books and prices covering a variety of topics. Items include bibles, Greek mythology and philosophy, Aesop's fables, and dictionaries.

Background Information: Circa date range established from the year Henry Knox opened his bookstore to the year of his death.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceBook SellingReligionClassical World and Ancient CivilizationPhilosophyLiterature and Language ArtsEducation

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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