Early American Imprints, 1639-1800. Worcester, Mass.: American Antiquarian Society, 1967-1974. Microcard. 132 boxes.
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Charles Evans devoted much of his life attempting to list "in full bibliographic detail the output of the early American presser, covering the years 1639-1820." Before his death, he had completed his project through 1800. The Readex Microprint Corporation has made 39,162 Evans' titles and 10,035 additional titles available reproducing "the complete text of every existent book, pamphlet, and broadside printed in the United States" from 1639 through 1800; serials are not included.
By Evans number.
REF FINDING AIDS:
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Clifford Shipton's National Index of American Imprints through 1800, 2 vols., Worcester, Mass: American Antiquarian Society, 1969.
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An index to the Readex Microprint collection giving REF the Evans number. Complete bibliographic information is available in Charles Evans' American Bibliography, 14 vols., Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1967, and Roger Bristol's Supplement to Charles Evans' "American Bibliography," Charlottesville, VA.: University Press, 1970.
A card catalog listing the authors, though not individual titles unless the work is anonymous included in this set is located in the Microform Reading Room.
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American Literature--Colonial Period, ca. 1600-1775
American Literature--Revolutionary Period,