NEWEST ARRIVALS
NEWEST ENTRIES 11 APRIL 2021
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  [ PART IPART II  ]    


I. THOMAS'ILLUSTRATED TALL FOLIO TESTAMENT of 1791
Bible.  New Testament.  English.  1791.  Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).  The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated out of the original Greek, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by the special command of King James I, of England. United States of America, [i.e., Worcester, Mass.]: Pr. at the press in Worcester, Massachusetts, by Isaiah Thomas, 1791. Folio extra (400 mm; 16"). New Testament ONLY. [1] f., pp. [789]–1012; 19 plts.
$3250.00
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The First Thai NewspaperIssued by THAILAND's FIRST Printer & Typecaster
Bradley, Dan Beach.  The Bangkok recorder. Bangkok: American Missionary Association, 1865–66. 4to. [1] f., 244 pp., [2] ff.
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Containing a Description of the Most Remarkable Buildings & Curiosities
in the British Metropolis”
Illustrated
(London).  London scenes, or a visit to Uncle William in town. London: John Harris (pr. by S. & R. Bentley), 1824. 12mo (17.2 cm, “). xvi, 211, [1] pp.; 28 plts.
$400.00
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Exquisite Studies of Japan”Bruce Rogers Binding
Hearn, Lafcadio.  Kwaidan: Stories and studies of strange things. Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. (pr. by the Riverside Press), 1904. 12mo (19.1 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [14], 240, [2] pp.; 1 plt.
$250.00
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JusticeCOMING & GOING on These Covers
Silius Italicus, Tiberius Catius.  Silij Italici, poetae clarissimi, De bello Punico libri septemdecim. Lugduni: Apud Seb. Gryphium, 1551. 16mo (13.3 cm, 5.25"), 430, [2] (the last leaf blank).
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Fantastical “Rural” Scenes
Weissenborn, Hellmuth, illus.  A country calendar. Gloucestershire: Pr. for Heal's Books & Prints by the Whittington Press, 1976. 8vo (25.2 cm, 9.92"). 24 pp.; col. illus.
$40.00
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The “Pelew Prince” & His Voyage to London
[Keate, George].  The history of Prince Lee Boo, son of Abba Thulle, king of the Pelew Islands. London: Thomas Hughes (pr. by Plummer & Brewis), 1824. 12mo (13.9 cm, 5.47"). 108, [2] pp.; 3 col. plts.
$325.00
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NEVER Throw Bread at Your Little Cousin Across the Table —
(You Might HIT MADAME on the NOSE)
A REVERSE Conduct Book . . .
Plon, Eugène; Louis Maurice Boutet de Monvel, illus.  La civilité puérile et honnête expliquée par l'oncle Eugène. Paris: Plon-Nourrit et cie., [betw. 1896 & 1900]. Oblong 8vo (23 cm, 9.05"). 47, [3 (adv.)] pp.; col. illus.
$120.00
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O What Has Wrought Again the Miracle of Spring?”
Newbolt, Henry; Ralph Keene, illus.  The linnet's nest. London: Faber & Gwyer Ltd. (pr. by the Curwen Press), 1927. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.28"). [8] pp.; col. illus.
$45.00
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Lane'sILLUSTRATED Arabian Nights
(Arabian Nights).  Lane, Edward William.  The thousand and one nights, commonly called, in England, the Arabian nights’ entertainments. London: Charles Knight & Co. (I & III pr. by William Clowes & Sons, II by Whitehead & Co.), 1840–1841. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25). 3 vols. I: xxxii, 618, [2] pp.; illus. II: xii, 643, [1] pp.; illus. III: xii, 763, [1] pp.; illus.
$750.00
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AnUNRECORDED American Imprint?
Massachusetts. Treasury Office.  Broadside with manuscript completions, begins: Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Honorable Henry Gardner, Esq; treasurer and receiver-general of the said commonwealth. [blank] constable or collector of [blank] Greeting &c. By virtue of an act of the Great and General Court ... These are in the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to will and require you forthwith to collect all and every the sums ... Given under my hand and seal at Boston, the Twenty-fifth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty. [Boston: No publisher/printer, 1780]. Folio (41 x 33 cm, 16.5" x 13"). [1] p.
$2500.00
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A Cookbook Collector's OwnPERSONAL Recipe Collection
Schofield, Eloise.  Manuscript on paper, in English. U.S.: [1950s–60s]. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). 59–181, [1] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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Illustrated RulersSTRONG PORTRAITS
(Rulers of Great Britain).  History of the kings and queens of England: From the reign of William the Conqueror to Victoria the first. Part I. [with] History of the kings and queens of England and Scotland: From the reign of James the first to Victoria the first. Part II. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1845?]. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.89"). I: 24 pp.; illus. II: 24 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Popular “Medieval” NovelIllustrated by Lynd Ward
Reade, Charles.  The cloister and the hearth. A tale of the Middle Ages. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. 8vo (24.9 cm, 9.8"). 2 vols. I: xv, [1], 367, [1] pp.; 15 plts. II: [6], 367–745, [3] pp.; 15 plts.
$75.00
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First Series:  An American Botanical Celebration with96 Color Plates
Meehan, Thomas.  The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects. Boston: L. Prang & Co., 1878–79. Large 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). 2 vols. I: ix, [1], 192 pp.; 48 col. plts. II: v, [1], 200 pp.; 48 col. plts.
$800.00
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Keepsake Poem from the Curwen Press
Quennell, Peter; Albert Rutherston, illus.  Inscription on a fountain-head. London: Faber & Gwyer Ltd. (pr. by the Curwen Press), 1929. 12mo (18.4 cm, 7.24"). [4] pp.; col. illus.
$25.00
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A Calvinist Churchman's Controversial EssaysTwo Here in English
Featley, Daniel.  Pelagius redivivus. Or Pelagius raked out of the ashes by Arminius and his schollers. London: Robert Mylbourne, 1626. 4to. A-C4D2; [8], 20 pp. [with the same author's] Parallelismus nov-antiqui erroris Pelagiarminiani. Londini: Roberti Mylbourne, 1626. 4to. π4A4B4 (-π1); [22] pp. (lacking initial blank f.) [and with his] A second parallel together with a writ of error sued against the appealer. London: Robert Milbourne, 1626. 4to. A–04Aa–Mm4Nn2 (-Nn2); [16], 95, [1], 97, [1] pp. (lacking final blank f.)
$1500.00
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A Dramatic, Beautiful Bible & BCP Pairing
(A Drama-Associated Provenance, Also)
Bible.  English. 1775. Authorized (i.e., King James Version).   The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments; translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. Cambridge: Pr. by John Archdeacon, 1775–76. 4to in 8s (28.8 cm, 11.33"). Frontis., [639] ff. [with accompanying volume] The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England: Together with the psalter or psalms of David. Cambridge: Pr. by John Archdeacon, 1781. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.15"). [376] ff. [bound with] Vickers, William. A companion to the altar: Shewing the nature and necessity of a sacramental preparation, in order to our worthy receiving the holy communion. London: Pr. for Thomas Beecroft, 1783. Frontis., [2], [v]–55, [1 (adv.)] pp. (lacking half-title or initial blank?) [and with] Bible.  Psalms. English. Sternhold and Hopkins. The whole book of psalms, collected into English metre. Cambridge: Pr. by John Archdeacon, 1785. 8vo. [64] ff.
$7500.00
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Aiding AMERICAN Autodidacts, 1803
Smith, John.  A Hebrew grammar, without points. Designed to facilitate the study of the scriptures of the Old Testament, in the original. Boston: Pr. by David Carlisle, for John West, 1803. 8vo. 56 pp.
$295.00
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A “Lovely Indian” Organizes a RESCUE
(Also “Lisette & Login”)
(Zoa).  The authentic history of Zoa, the beautiful Indian, (daughter of Henriette de Belgrave), and of Rodomond, an East-India merchant, whom Zoa releases from confinement and intended death, and with him escapes to England. London: Dean & Munday, [between 1808 and 1816]. 12mo (17.8 cm, 7"). Frontis., [3], 8–36 pp.
$100.00
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Illustrated Record of the1931 International Exhibition
of
Persian Art
Binyon, Laurence; J.V.S. Wilkinson; & Basil Gray.  Persian miniature painting. London: Oxford University Press, 1933. Folio (39.37 cm, 15.5"). Col. frontis., xiv, 212, [2] pp.; 113 plts. (15 col.).
$750.00
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Number One”
Pegasus Club.  The year book of the Pegasus. Number one. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1895. 8vo. 49, [1 (blank)] pp.
$125.00
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Sir John's Company Consisted Only of
Loose & Abandoned Young Gentlemen”
Johnson, Richard.  The foundling; or, the history of Lucius Stanhope. York: Printed by J. Kendrew, [ca. 1825]. 16mo (10 cm, 3.9"). 31, [1] pp.; illus.
$225.00
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By an Irish-Canadian
O'Neill, Moira.  Songs of the Glens of Antrim. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1904. 8vo. x pp., [1] f., 61 pp.
$75.00
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Isaac Watts' CopyExcellent GREEK Printing & Red Ruling Throughout
Church of England. Book of Common Prayer. Greek.  [title-page in Greek, romanized as] Biblos tes demosias euches kai teleseos mysterion kai ton allon thesmon kai teleton tes ekklesias. Kata to eth[os] tes Anglikanes Ekklesias. Pros [de] t[ou]tois typos k[ai] tropos tes katagaseos, cheirotonias, kai kathieroseos episkopon presbyteron k[ai] diakonon. [Cambridge: James Field, 1665]. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). [18] ff., 126 pp., [1 (blank)] f. [also bound inBible. Psalms. Greek. 1664.  [title-page in Greek, romanized as]Psalterion tou David. Kata tous Hevdomekonta. [Cambridge: James Field, 1664]. 12mo. [1] f, 171, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacks blank leaf k6).
$2250.00
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LEC Frost — Signed by Frost, Nason, *&* Rogers
Frost, Robert.  The complete poems of Robert Frost. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1950. 8vo (27 cm, 10.63"). 2 vols. I: xliv, 308, [2] pp.; illus. II: [4], [309]–607, [3] pp.; illus.
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Mountains, Waterways, & Birds of theADIRONDACKS
Street, Alfred Billings; John Augustus Hows, illus.  Forest pictures in the Adirondacks. New York: James G. Gregory, 1865. 4to (23.1 cm, 9.09). [6], 63, [3] pp.; 16 plts. (incl. in pagination).
$75.00
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Come, Read & Learn”Fold-Over Flap PRESENT &
Cuts by Anderson
(Battledoor).  The uncle's present, a new battledoor. Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, n.d. [ca. 1810]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [4] ff. (see below).
$475.00
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The Body & Soul A Poetic Vista
Fletcher, Phineas.  The Purple Island, or the Isle of Man: Together with Piscatorie eclogs and other poeticall miscellanies. Cambridge: Pr. by the Printers to the Universitie of Cambridge, 1633. 4to (18.3 cm, 7.2"). [14], 181, [3], 130, [2] pp.
$1750.00
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Important Account ofThe Augustinian Missionaries in Western Mexico
From the Press of Paula de Benavides
 
Basalenque, Diego.  Historia de la provincia de San Nicolas de Tolentino de Michoacan. Mexico: por la viuda de Bernardo Calderon [i.e., Paula de Benavides], 1673. 4to (20.8 cm, 8.125" ). [12], 219 [i.e., 221], [3] ff.
$16,500.00
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LEC Stevenson: The Suicide Club,” “The Rajah's Diamond,” & More
Stevenson, Robert Louis.  New Arabian nights. Avon, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club,, 1976. Folio (28.4 cm, 11.18"). xv, [1], 246, [2] pp.; 12 plts., illus.
$65.00
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Arabic Bible Printed at Beirut
(Its Translator was a Rather Amazing Person)
Bible. Arabic. Van Dyck. 1913.  [four lines in Arabic romanized as] al-Kitāb al-Muqaddas, ay Kutub al-ʻAhd al-Qadīm wa-al-Ahd al-Jadīd. Wa-qad turjima min al-lughāt al-aṣlīyah, wa-hiya al-lughah al-Ibrānīyah wa-al-lughah al-Kaldānīyah wa-al-lughah al-Yunānīyah. [in Arabic: Beirut : The American Printing Press, 1913]. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.5"), 920, 295 pp.
$225.00
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The English Do Love Their Madeira . . .
So Why NOT Seize the Island?
(Napoleonic Wars).  [drop-title] Noticias participadas del Janeyro, con fecha de 12 de marzo de 1808. [colophon:Buenos Ayres: Impenta [sic] de Niños Expósitos, 1808. 4to (19.5 cm, 7.75"). [4] pp.
$225.00
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Bodoni TacitusThree Volumes Nicely Bound
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius.  C. Cornelii Taciti opera. Parmae: In Aedibus Palatinus, Typis Bodonianis, 1795. Imp. 4to (32.38 cm, 12.75"). 3 vols. I: [2], xii, [6], 284 pp. II: [4], 297, [1] pp. III: [4], 281, [3] pp.
$1000.00
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Apprentices Appreciated
[Pascoe, Juan, comp. & ed.].  [drop-title] Algunos aprendices de la imprenta mexicana. [Tacámbaro]: Taller Martín Pescador, 2018. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 8 pp.
$18.00
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Picaresque AventurasAn ANIMATED Autobiography
Torres Villarroel, Diego de.  Vida, ascendencia, nacimiento, crianza y aventuras del Doctor Don Diego de Torres Villarroel. Madrid: En la Oficina de Don Benito Cano, 1789. 4to (22.5 cm; 9"). [4] ff., 115, [1 (ad)] pp. [bound and apparently issued with his] El ermitaño y Torres: aventura curiosa, en que se trata de la piedra filosofal. Madrid: En la Oficina de Don Benito Cano, 1789. 4to (22.5 cm; 9"). 131, [1 (blank) pp.
$850.00
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Fiji Isles Paradise
Van Sandwyk, Charles.  Sketches from a tropic isle. [North Vancouver?]: Published by the artist, 1997. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.81"). 28 pp.; col. illus.
$150.00
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Great Britain.  Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee onthe Doctrine of Contagion in the Plague.  Report from the Select Committee Appointed to Consider the Validity of the Doctrine of Contagion in the Plague. Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 14 June 1819. [London]: No publisher/printer, 1819. Median folio (31.5 cm, 13.5"). 102 pp.
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Tideline Press: Deluxe Set, Signed & with Illumination
Wild, Peter; Elaine Scull, illus.  The island hunter trilogy: Pioneers, The Cavalryman, and The Island Hunter. [NY]: Tideline Press, 1976. Oblong 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 3 vols. Each [24] pp.; illus.
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Important Quaker Spiritual Autobiography
Crook, John.  A short history of the life of John Crook, containing some of his spiritual travels and breathings after God, in his young and tender years. London: Printed & sold by T. Sowle, 1706. 8vo (19.1 cm, 7.51"). 53, [3 (pub. adv.)] pp.
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Printed with Savile'sGreek “Silver Type”
Clement I, Pope.  [three lines in Greek, transliterated as] Klēmentos pros Korinthious epistolē protē. [then in Latin] Clementis ad Corinthios epistola prior. Oxonii: Iohannes Lichfield, 1633. 4to (21.3 cm, 8.4’’). [24], 76, [48], [2] pp.
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A SENSATIONAL TALE by “The Ettrick Shepherd”
[Hogg, James].  The Long pack; or, the robbers discovered; a Scottish story, by the Ettrick Shepherd. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18––]. 12mo (15 cm, 6"). 24 pp.
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Warner-Jenkinson Mfg. Co.  Ice cream, carbonated beverages [/] with a short introduction to the study of chemistry and physics. St. Louis : Warner-Jenkinson Mfg. Co., 1924. 8vo (20 cm, 7.87"). [2], 134 pp.; 8 plts.
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With One Large “JOLLY” Cut
Roy's wife of Aldivalloch. To which is added, the Highland plaid, Neil Gow's fareweel, John Anderson, my Jo, Maria.  Glasgow: R. Hutchison, 1823. 12mo (15.4 cm, 6"). 8 pp.
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English Catholic ProvenanceCounter-Reformation Content
Duranti, Jean-Esienne.  ... De ritibus ecclesiae catholicae libri tres. Romae: Ex Typographia Vaticana, 1591. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7’’). [16], 724, [76 pp].
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The “Philosophy of America”First Edition, in a Signed Binding
Mason, Walt.  Uncle Walt [Walt Mason]: The poet philosopher. Chicago: George Matthew Adams, 1910. 8vo (20.1 cm, 7.9"). Frontis., 189, [3] pp.; illus.
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Fiorentino [Nannini], Remigio, transl.  Epistole et evangelii, che si leggono tutto l'anno alla Messa, secondo l'uso della Santa Romana Chiesa. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito, 1569. 4to (24.7 cm, 9.72"). [32], 527, [1] pp.; illus.
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The FIRST Occurence of theTerm “Rump Parliament”
Walker, Clement.  Relations and observations, historicall and politick, upon the Parliament begun anno Dom. 1640. [London?:: No publisher/printer], 1650. 4to (20 cm, 7.8’’). [6], 161, [1] pp.
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Bewick: Befores & Afters from aMODERN Fine Press
Bewick, Thomas, illus.  Thomas Bewick: Ten working drawing reproductions shown with impressions of the corresponding engravings. Chicago: Cherryburn Press, 1972. Oblong 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.79"). Frontis, [14] pp.; 10 double-spread matted plates.
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The Scottish . . . Machiavelli?
Skelton, John.  Maitland of Lethington and the Scotland of Mary Stuart: A history. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1887. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.77"). 2 vols. I: xl, [2], 336, [4 (adv.)] pp. II: x, 436, [2 (adv.)] pp.
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Three 1586 Greek Works from Fédéric Morel's Press
Synesius, of Cyrene, Bishop of Ptolemais.  [title in Greek, romanized as] Synesiou Kyrênês Episcopou Ymnoi deka. Grêgoriou tou Nazianzêiou ôdai teatares. [bound with two others, see below]. Lutetiae [Paris]: Apud Federicum Morellum, 1586. 8vo (18 cm; 7"). 88 pp. [with the same author's] [title in Greek romanized as] ... Peri enypnion ... Liber de insomniis ... Lutetiae [Paris]: Apud Federicum Morellum, 1586. 8vo. 56 pp. (lacking parts 2 and 3; [10], 31, [5], 55, [1] ff.). [with] John Chrysostom, Saint. [title in Greek romanized as] Ioannou tou Chrysostomou Peri Heimarmenes te kai pronoias. [then in Latin:] Divi Ioannis Chrysostomi Conciucnculae perquam elegantes sex de fato & prouidentia Dei. Lutetiae [Paris]: Apud Federicum Morellum, 1586. 8vo. 82. (i.e., 79), [1] pp.
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Rime PietoseDe Luca Copy
Interestingly VARIOUS Management of the Woodcuts
Bramicelli, Guglielmo, transl.  Inni che si cantano tutto l'anno alle hore canoniche, nella Chiesa romana. Venetia: Giorgio Angelieri, 1597. 8vo (13.3 cm, 5.25"). [40] pp., 93 (i.e., 100) ff. (pagination erratic); illus.
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Burial Fees Attacked
Spelman, Henry.  De sepultura. London: Printed by Robert Young, 1641. 4to (19 cm, 7.5’’). [2], 38 pp., lacking first and last blank as usual.
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Stowe's Second Anti-Slavery NovelFirst U.S. Edition
Stowe, Harriet Beecher.  Dred; a tale of the Great Dismal Swamp. Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co., 1856. 12mo (20 cm, 7.87"). 2 vols. I: 329, [7 (6 adv.)] pp. II; v, [1], [5]–370 pp.
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A BoweryB'Hoy” Makes Good
Southworth, Mrs. E.D.E.N.  Capitola's peril. New York: A.L. Burt & Co., [ca. 1890]. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). [2], 246, [6 (adv.)] pp.
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Lions, & Tigers, & BearsEngraved!
Bennett, Edward Turner; William Harvey, illus.  The Tower menagerie: Comprising the natural history of the animals contained in that establishment; with anecdotes of their characters and history. London: Robert Jennings (pr. by Charles Whittingham, College House), 1829. 8vo (22.8 cm, 8.97"). xviii, 241, [1] pp.; illus.
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Cicero on DivinationIsocrates on Virtue
Cicero; Abbé de Regnier Desmarais, trans.  Traité de la divination. Traduit du Latin de Ciceron. Amsterdam: Chez Isaac Trojel, 1711. 8vo (15 cm, 6’’). [24], 283, [5 pp.
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Stamped in the Titular Metals
Ellwanger, George H.  In gold and silver. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1892. 12mo (17.1 cm, 6.73"). Frontis., illum. t.-p., viii, 156, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 8 plts., illus.
$55.00
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Improvements in TWO KINDS of PumpsPatented!
A Very LARGE & Attractive Document
Henderson, William M.  Patent No. 38308: Improvement in pumps. [Washington, D.C.: United States Patent Office, 1863] . Folio (appr. 50 × 27 cm, 20" × 14.5"). [3] ff.
$750.00
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M.A. BINDING“The Music-Lover,” “The Unruly Sprite,”
“The King's Jewel,” *&* OTHERS
(ILLUSTRATED)
Van Dyke, Henry.  The unknown quantity: A book of romance and some half-told tales. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. 12mo (19.5 cm, 7.67"). [2], xiv, [2], 370 pp.; 4 col. plts, 3 plts.
$30.00
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An American Boy Makes Good, Sees ChangesHis Life Through His Diaries
Sampson, George G.  Manuscript on paper, in English: Collection of 26 diaries. Maine, Worcester, New York City: 1886–1912. 32mo to 16mo (4" x 2.5" to 6" x 2.75"). 26 vols.
$1700.00
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The Cambridge Union [DEBATING] Society
University of Cambridge.  Cambridge Union Society.   Laws and transactions of the Union Society, revised and corrected to March, M.DCCC.XXXII. To which is annexed a list of the members and officers, from its formation in M.DCCC.XV. and a list of the periodical and other works taken in by the Society. Cambridge: Pr. by J. Hall, 1832. 8vo. [2 (1 blank)], 112, [5 (blank)] pp.
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Chromolithographic Illustrations byEleanor Vere Boyle
Carové, Friedrich Wilhelm; Sarah Austin, transl.; Eleanor Vere Boyle, illus.  The story without an end. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1879. 4to (25.8 cm, 10.15"). Frontis., vi, [2], 40 pp.; 15 col. plts., illus.
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Humphreys, Henry Noel.  The miracles of our Lord. London: Longman & Co., 1848. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). iv pp; 16 double-sided col. plts.
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Vices & Virtues for Children A Woodcut BESTIARY
[“Frate Tommaso”].  Fior di virtu historiato utilissimo a' fanciulli, & ad ogni stato di persone. Verona: Angelo Tamo, 1610. 16mo (14.9 cm, 5.86"). 92, [4] pp.
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A Semi-Monthly forInquiring Minds of the 1840s
The Daguerreotype: A magazine of foreign literature and science; compiled chiefly from the periodical publications of England, France, and Germany. Boston: J. M. Whittemore, 1847–49. 8vo. 3 vols. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Aug. 7, 1847)–v. 3, no. 12 (Apr. 14, 1849).
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There are Few Difficulties That Cannot be Surmounted by
Patience, Resolution, & Pluck
Henty, G.A.  Condemned as a Nihilist: A story of escape from Siberia. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. 8vo (19 cm, 7.45"). 332, 16 (adv.) pp.; 8 plts., 1 map.
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Lovers in Disguise, Lost Children, Ghosts, Shrews, & MORE
Illustrated in COLOR
     
Crawhall, Joseph.  Crawhall's chap-book chaplets. London: The Scolar Press, 1976. Large 4to (29 cm, 11.4"). [8], 27, [5], 21, [3], 25, [3], 30, [6], 27, [5], 20, [8], 15, [5], 48, [4] pp.; col. illus.
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An English Incunable LeafWynkyn de Worde, 1498
Jacobus de Voragine.   Golden legend [single leaf].  [Westmynster: Wynkyn de Worde, 1498]. Chancery folio (27.3 x 19.5 cm; 10.75" x 7.675"). [1] f.
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A Proto-Unitarian Reaction to theAWAKENING
Eells, Nathanael.  Religion is the life of God's people: a sermon preached at Boston, in the presence of His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; Governour and Commander in chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England; and the Honourable His Majesty's Council, and the Honourable House of Representatives, of the Province aforesaid, May 25th. 1743. Being the day for the election of His Majesty's Council. Boston: Pr. by S. Kneeland & T. Green, Printers to the Honourable House of Representatives, 1743. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). [1] f., 43, [1 (blank)] pp.
$850.00
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Editio PrincepsEstienne Printing   
Justin, Martyr, Saint.  [in Greek, romanized as] Tou hagiou Ioustinou philosophou kai martyros, Zēna kai Serēnō, Logos parainetikos pros HellēEx Officina Roberti Stephani nas. Pros Tryphōna Ioudaion dialogos. Apologia hyper Christianōn pros tēn Rhōmaiōn sygklēton [etc., i.e., Opera omnia] ... ex Bibliotheca Regia. Lutetiae: ex officina Roberti Stephani typographi Regii, Regiis typis, 1551. Median folio (34.5 cm, 13.5"). [4] ff., 311, [1] pp., [2] ff.
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The Oneida Community's Official Newspaper
Noyes, John Humphrey, ed.   The circular. Brooklyn, NY: No publisher/printer, 1851–52. Folio (46 cm, 18.5"). 207, [1] pp.
$2875.00
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Surveying the Literature ofStreet Vendors
Nisard, [Marie-Léonard] Charles.  Histoire des livres populaires ou de la littérature du colportage depuis le XVe siècle jusqu'à l'établissement de la Commission d'examen des livres du colportage (30 novembre 1852). Paris: Librairie d'Amyot (Imprimerie D. Jouaust & Ch. Lahure), 1854. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.64"). 2 vols. I: [4], xvi, 580, [4] pp.; illus. II: [4], 599, [1] pp.; 1 fold. plt., illus.
$500.00
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Conspiracy!  Murder!  Kissing Fair Maidens on the Cheek!
(A Gothic Novelist Turns His Eyes to Venice)
Lewis, Matthew Gregory.  Rugantino, the bravo of Venice. Durham: George Walker, Jr., 1838. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.61"). 24 pp.
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FIRST Grammar & Vocabulary ofThis AFRICAN Language?
Wilson, John Leighton.  A grammar of the Mpongwe language, with vocabularies. New York: Snowden & Prall, printers, 1847. 8vo (22.5 cm, 9"). 94 pp., 2 fold. tables.
$500.00
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Building a Railroad inCUBA in the 1830s
(Early Cuban Railroads).  A collection of two letters and four printed forms relating to the Compañia de Caminos de Hierro de la Habana and the Compañía del Camino de Hierro entre las Ciudades de Puerto Principe y Nuevitas. Havana & Puerto Principe: 1834–40. Letters: 4to (25 x 20 cm, 9.875" x 8"). 16 pp., 7 pp. (last blank). Printed documents: Folio (30.5 x 21 cm, 12" x 8.25"). 4 leaves.
$2500.00
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The First English THUMB BIBLE in Prose
  Beautifully Bound & with Sharp Lovely Plates
Bible.  English. Selections.  Biblia. Or a practical summary of ye Old and New Testaments. London: R. Wilkin, 1728 (i.e., 1727). 64mo (4 cm, 1.57"). [6], 154, [2], 155–278, [6] pp.; 16 plts.
$6500.00
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Bodoni Press: Genesis in Italian Verse
Cerati, Gregorio [Gaetano Gerardo].  La genesi: Versione di Monsignor D. Gregorio Cerati, già vescovo di Piacenza. Parma: Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1807. 8vo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). [2], lix, [3], 260, [4] pp.
$275.00
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Greek Text after ERASMUS & Ceporinus
  Illustrations after Graf & HOLBEIN   
    
Bible.    N.T. Greek. 1535.  [one line in Greek, romanized as] Tes Kaines Diathekes Hapanta [then in Latin] Noui Testamenti omnia. [colophon: Basileae: apvd Io, Bebelium {for Johann Schabler, called Wattenschnee}, 1535. 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). [8], 367, [1] ff.
$2500.00
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Deluxe AnglerIn a Zaehnsdorf Binding, with Proof Plates
Walton, Izaak & Charles Cotton; Harris Nicolas, ed.  The complete angler or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of rivers fish-ponds fish and fishing ... and instructions on how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream ... with original memoirs and notes. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1836. Large 8vo (27.3 cm, 10.75"). 2 vols. I: [16], clxiv, [4], [clxv]-ccxii, [2], 129, [1] pp.; 29 plts., illus. II: [4], [131]–436, [32 (index)] pp.; 38 plts., illus.
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