Lot 5 of 175:
Proofs of a Conspiracy Against Christianity and the US Government  

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Title:
Proofs of a Conspiracy, Against Christianity, and the Government of the United States; Exhibited in Several Views of the Union of Church and State in New England
Author:
Bishop, Abraham
Place:
Hartford, CT
Publisher:
John Babcock
Date:
1802
Description:

166 pages. Octavo in original plain light blue wraps. First Edition.

Apparently an anti-Masonic tract with an acknowledgment by the author that it is a more narrowly focused attack than the famous contemporary book by John Robison: "Proofs of a Conspiracy Against All the Religions and Governments of Europe. . . ". The book is bound, or rather not bound, as though delivered to a purchaser for binding by the purchaser's binder.

Donated by Gallagher Books, Denver, CA.

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Condition:
Worn and soiled blue wraps; tiny pieces of the spine strip remain; previous owner name on front endpaper; light foxing throughout, and the previous owner has also signed his name on page 61.
 
Item number:
252154
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