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Early American Imprints, 1639-1800 (link to catalog record) & Early American Imprints, 1801-1819 (link to catalog record) Based on Evan's American Bibliography and on Shaw-Shoemaker's American Bibliography. Contains the full text of all known existing books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in the United States (or British American colonies prior to Independence) from 1639 through 1819, some 72,000 titles.