In Pursuit of a Vision > Case 7 > Streeter > Lecture on the Divine


The Details:

David Rice. A Lecture on the Divine Decrees, to which is Annexed a Few Observations on a Piece lately printed in Lexington… Lexington, Kentucky: John Bradford, 1791. [catalog record]

Purchased with funds bequeathed by Thomas W. Streeter, 1967.

The Story:

At the Thomas W. Streeter auction sales, AAS used a portion of its Streeter bequest funds to acquire Rice’s Lecture, one of three known copies of the earliest extant Kentucky imprint. Earlier books were advertised in contemporary newspapers, and the title page here notes another, but no copies of these have been located. 

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