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The Beckford & Durdans/Rosebery Copy
[Head, Richard].  Nugae venales, sive, thesaurus ridendi & jocandi. [bound with another, see below] Disputatio perjucunda qua probare nititur mulieres homines non esse. [The Hague: I. Burchornius, 1642]. 12mo (12 cm, 4.7’’). [4], 336, 48, 44 pp.  [also bound in] Acidalius, Valens. Disputatio perjucunda qua probare nititur mulieres homines non esse. Hagae-Comitatis: I. Burchornius, 1641. 12mo. 191, [1] pp.
$1250.00
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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.
$125.00
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Censuring Current Events in Verse
Moore, Francis [pseud.].  The age of intellect: Or clerical showfolk, and wonderful layfolk. A series of poetical epistles between Bob Blazon in town, and Jack Jingle in the country. London: Pr. for William Hone (by Plummer & Brewis), 1819. 12mo (18.4 cm, 7.25"). Frontis., [2], 172, [8 (index)] pp.
$400.00
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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.
$100.00
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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.
$2875.00
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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.
$1975.00
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Fly Fly!50 Copies Only
Koelewyn, Arie.  Paper airplanes 1911 and 1973. Philadelphia: Paper Airplane Press, 1977. 12mo. [1] f., 12 pp., [1] f.
$40.00
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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.
$475.00
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Gospels in Greek from & forAndover Theological Students
Bible.  N.T. Gospels. Greek. Harmonies. 1814.  A harmony in Greek of the Gospels, with notes ... reprinted from the text and select various readings of Griesbach, by the junior class in the theological seminary at Andover, under the supervision of Moses Stuart. Andover: Pr. by Flagg & Gould, 1814. Large 4to (29.7 cm, 11.69"). xvi, 424, 188, [2 (blank)] pp.
$250.00
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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.
$125.00
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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.
$250.00
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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.
$450.00
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Large, LAVISH, & Enlightening
Maggs Bros., booksellers, London.  A selection of books, manuscripts, engravings and autograph letters remarkable for their interest and rarity: Being the five hundredth catalogue Issued by Maggs Bros. Booksellers. London: Maggs Bros., 1928. Folio. 357 pp., illus.
$75.00
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Jim Crow's trip to Greenwich . . .”
  (With a Side Order of Man'splaining)
Five popular songs. The Exile of Erin. Jim Crow's trip to Greenwich. Braes o' Birniebouzle. My Mither men't my auld breeks. Lash to the helm. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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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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UNCUT BIFOLIUM . . .
Catholic Church.  Liturgy & ritual.  [drop-title] Die XXVII. augusti. In festo Sancti Josephi Calasanctii a Matre Dei. Scolarum piarum fundatoris, duplex. [Mexico City: 1790–1800]. Folio. [1] f.
$185.00
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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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Ellis on “the Whole Law of Woman's Life”Complete Set
in theSCARCE PRESENTATION CASE
Ellis, Sarah Stickney.  (The Englishwoman's Family Library). The daughters of England, their position in society, character & responsibilities. The mothers of England[,] their influence & responsibility. The wives of England, their relative duties, domestic influence, & social obligations. The women of England, their social duties, and domestic habits. London: Peter Jackson & Fisher, Son, and Co., [ca. 1845]. 8vo (17.7 cm, 6.96"). 4 vols. Daughters: Frontis., 400 pp. Mothers: Frontis., [8], 390 pp. Wives: Frontis., 371, [1] pp. Women: Frontis., 343, [1] pp.
$5500.00
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Never Did I Think It Would Unravel into a Long On-Looker's Life”
A Quilt Poem, in a Quilt-Style Binding
 
Kaufman, Margaret.  Aunt Sallie's lament (altered). Newark, VT: Janus Press, 2004. Folio (28.6 cm; 11.25" book. 30.6 cm; 12.125" case). [13] ff.
$450.00
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Celebrating theBaptism of a Princess
    (From the Press of a Woman Printer)
Pellicer de Touar [Tovar], José. Piramide baptismal, o inscripcion cronologica, historica, genealogica, i panegirica ... Dedicada a las felicissimas memorias del sacro, soberano, i real baptismo, de la serenissima Infante de Ambas Españas Doña Maria Teresa Bibiana de Austria. Madrid: Por la viuda de Alonso Martin, 1638. Folio (28.2 cm, 11.1"). [4], 6 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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One forFRANCISCAN Novices
Franciscans.  Cartilla, y doctrina espiritual, para la crianza, y educacion de los novicios, que tomaren el habito de la orden de n.p. S. Francisco. Mexico: Imp. de D. Felipe de Zuñiga y Ontiveros, 1775. 12mo (14.7 cm; 5.75"). [3] ff., 118 pp.
$950.00
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An Old StoryA German Tale for a Scots Audience
Burger, Gottfried August.  The lass of Fair Wone, Or, the parson's daughter betrayed. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1840?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$35.00
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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.
$80.00
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Chromolithographed/ILLUMINATED Symbols & Stories
A Victorian “Medievalesque” Binding
 
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.
$700.00
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Bodoni: Poems ofArmonide Elido”
Mazza, Angelo.  Opere. Parma: Per Giuseppe Paganino, 1816–19. 8vo (21.4 cm, 8.42"). 5 vols. I: Frontis., xx, 182 pp. II: 192 pp. III: 206 pp. IV: 180, [2] pp. V: 198 pp.
$350.00
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Signed BindingDecorative Designers
Merriman, Henry Seton.  The vultures: A novel. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1902. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). vi, [2], 340, [3 (2 adv.)] pp.; 8 plts.
$30.00
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Dickens Goes to America
Dickens, Charles.  American notes for general circulation. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1868. 12mo (18.7 cm, 7.36"). 104, [4 (adv.)] pp.
$145.00
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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.
$1500.00
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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).
$775.00
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Still SQUABBLING after All These Years!The Archbishopric vs. the Jesuits
Suárez de Zayas, Juan.  Discurso, y alegacion juridica por el venerable dean, y cabildo de la santa iglesia cathedral metropolitana de la ciudad de Mexico, en la Nueva-España. En el pleyto con la sagrada religion de la Compañia de Jesus. Sobre la liquidacion, y justificacion de los diezmos de frutos, ganados, heredades, y predios, propios de las casas, y colegios de dicha religion, sitos dentro de los limites, y terminos de aquel arzobispado; y sobre las diligencias, que à este fin practicaron los jueces hacedores de diezmos, y sus colectores, y ministros. [in text at end: Madrid, 1735]..
$400.00
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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.
$65.00
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Prudentius, Bodoni, & TWO Oxford FriendsA Handsome Set
(Extra-Beloved Here for Its Surviving Bookseller's Label)
Prudentius Clemens, Aurelius.  Aurelii Prudentii Clementis V.C. Opera omnia nunc primum cum codd. vaticanis collata praefatione, variantibus lectionibus, notis, ac rerum verborumque indice locupletissimo aucta et illustrata. Parmae: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1788. Large 4to (30.2 cm, 11.89"). 2 vols. I: [10], 71, [3], 361, [3] pp. II: [4], 284, [2] pp.
$750.00
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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.
$75.00
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Daughter Jean is theInteresting One
Duke of Gordon's three daughters; To which are added, The Brewer laddie; and The Hero may perish. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$45.00
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SammelbandFour Tracts Printed on Native Paper One about Censorship
Sancho de Santa Justa y Rufina, Basilio.  Exemplares de carta qve el Illo. y Rmo. Señor D. Basilio Sancho de Santa Justa y Rufina, Arzobispo de Manila ... escrivio al Muy Ilustre Señor Governador ... D. Ioseph Raon: con el motivo de haverse efectuado por un Señor Ministro de la Real Audiencia la supression de unos Impressos, instructivos de la conducta y doctrinas de los Regulares de la Compañia, dados al publico en Madrid con Superior permisso, y que conduxo a Philipinas la Fragata de su Magestad nombrada La Venus, el año pasado de 1769. de edicto qve sv Señoria ... mando pvblicar, verificada la dicha supression, para aquietar las conciencias de los Fieles de su Diocesi, y de respvesta en qve sv Señoria ... satisface a los escrúpulos de cierto theologo ... Manila: en la imprenta del Rey, [1771]. Folio (30 cm, 11.75"). [2] ff., 16, 6 pp., [1] f., 100 pp., lacks the engraved frontis. (only). [bound with the same author's] Representacion al rey nuestro señor Don Carlos III.... en la cual, trayéndose á exámen los principales fundamentos, en que se apoyan los regulares párrocos de Philipinas, para eximirse de la jurisdiccion de los ordinarios de ellas, y de su visita, en cuanto á lo que es meramente la cura de almas, se demuestra claramente, ser nulos, y falsos; evidenciándose con la misma solidex la injusta contradiccion, é injuria, que por los referidos regulares ha padecido en este punto el Santo concilio de Trento, y las bulas pontificias, las leyes de Indias, con repetidas, y las mas terminantes reales cédulas de S.M. preceptivas de la visita, que aqui se expresan. Manila: En la imprenta de la Universidad de Santo Tomas, 1768. [1], 39 ff. [bound with the same author's] Memorial al rey nvestro señor D. Carlos III ... Hecho con el motivo de los distvrbios, qve hán intentado mover algunos regulares de Philipinas, mal afectos á la jurisdiccion episcopal ... Manila: En la Imprenta de la universidad de Santo Thomas, 1768. [1], 12 ff. [bound with the same author's] [drop-title] Señor. El año pasa de sesenta y ocho remiti a las reales manos de V.M. testimonio de las deposciones, que de mi orden se recivieron sobre las discordias, que algunos regulares pretendieron suscitar entre este prelado y su verable cabildo ... [Manila: no printer/publisher, 1769]. [8] ff.
$8750.00
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Colliers Dropping Like Flies!
(Cheap Repository for Religious & Moral Tracts).  The cock-fighter. A true history. Bath: S. Hazard; London: J. Marshall, [1795]. 12mo (19 cm, 7.5"). 12 pp.
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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.
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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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Murder Most FoulGuilt Most Miserable
Three true and remarkable stories. The awful death of a murderer. The power of conscience. And, the terrors of a guilty conscience. London: J. Evans & Son, [ca. 1820?]. 8vo (18.4 cm, 7.24"). 8 pp.
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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.
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19th-Century Cookery “On the Fire” in the Household of a
Widely Active Lancashire Executive
(Mrs. Rawlinson's Manuscript Compilations)
Rawlinson, Mary Ann.   Manuscript on paper, in English. [Cookery]. Burnley, Lancashire: [ca. 1884]. 2 vols (16.1 cm, 6.34"; 15.7 cm, 6.18"). I: [32] ff. II: [24] ff.
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Bodoni's QuartoHero & Leander
Viviani, Niccolò.  Ero, e Leandro poema. Parma: Nel Regal Palazzo Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1794. 4to (28.4 cm, 11.18"). [8], 40, [2 (blank)] pp.
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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.
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“The Blackest of All Nursery Tales,
the Most Terrifying of All Ghost Stories,
    the Most Pathetic of All the Chronicles of Damnation
James, Henry; Mariette Lydis, illus.  The turn of the screw. Los Angeles: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the Plantin Press, 1949. 8vo (29.4 cm, 11.57"). xii, [4], 145, [3] pp.; 12 plts.
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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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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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Judith & HolofernesA “Last-Era” Bodoni
Di Calboli Paulucci, Francesco.  La Giuditta: Canti del marchese Francesco di Calboli Paulucci fra gli Arcadi Euricrate Acrisioneo; membro ordinario Dell'Accademia Italiana, ecc. Parma: Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1813. Large 4to (31.9 cm, 12.56"). [8], xiii, [3], 207, [1] pp.
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Near-Miniature Botany forAmerican Children
[Grout, Jonathan].   About plants. Worcester [MA]: Jonathan Grout, Jr. (pr. by Henry J. Howland), [ca. 1840]. 24mo (10.5 cm, 4.13"). [3]–24, [2] pp.; illus.
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The History & Bibliography ofThe Taller Martín Pescador
(through 2014)
Pascoe, Juan.   Taller Martín Pescador, anecdotario y bibliografía / 1971–2014. Oaxaca: Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, Huipulco, Tlalpan, 2014. 4to (31 cm, 12"). 208 pp., illus., (some color)., facsims.
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Cheap RepositoryQuirky Copy
[More, Hannah].   The pilgrims: An allegory. [London]: J. Evans & Son, [ca. 1820]. 8vo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). 16, 16 pp.
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Progress Easy, Clean, & Safe!
Rome Gas, Electric Light & Power Company.   The dirt-less workman. Rome, NY: Rome Gas, Electric Light & Power Company, [ca. 1925]. 16mo (15.1 cm, 6"). [16] pp.; illus.
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Live Every Day as if the World Were EndingSCARCE ISSUE
[Campbell, John].   The last week of the world. A vision. London: John Evans, [ca. 1810?]. 8vo (16.7 cm, 6.57"). 8 pp.
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Last & Smallest Bodoni Edition
[Monti, Vincenzo].  Il bardo della Selva Nera Poema epico-lirico. Parte prima. Parma: Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1806. 8vo (16.1 cm, 6.3"). [4], x, [2], 96, [2] pp.
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A Bewick-Illustrated Juvenile Reader Abbey Bookplate
Day, Thomas, et al.; John Bewick, illus.  The children's miscellany: In which is included the history of Little Jack. London: Pr. for John Stockdale, 1797. 12mo (17.7 cm, 7"). Frontis., v, [1], 325, [5 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
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Moore's St. Nicholas:   The Night Before Christmas
Shop Early?
Moore, Clement Clarke; Mary C. Ogden, illus.  A visit from St. Nicholas. [New York: Time, Inc., 1951]. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). [16] pp.; col. illus.
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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.
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“'Ye Nymphs!' He Cry'd, 'Ye Dryads!'”
Lyttelton, George Lyttelton, Baron.  The poetical works of George Lord Lyttelton with additions: To which is prefixed, an account of his life. London: Pr. by C. Whittingham for Cadell and Davies, Longman and Rees, et al., 1801. 8vo (16.4 cm, 6.45"). Engr. title-page, x, [4], 147, [1] pp. (half-title lacking); 4 plts.
$225.00
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A History of Japan for French Students PRIZE COPY
Charlevoix, Pierre Francois-Xavier de.   Histoire et description du Japon. Tours: A. de Mame & Cie., 1839. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.16"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [4], 308 pp.; 2 plts.
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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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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.
$4000.00
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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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SONGS in Prose & Verse
Davidson, Gustav.  Songs of adoration. New York: The Madrigal, 1919. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). [4] ff., 13-37 pp, [1] f.
$38.75


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One of the FewBROADSIDES Printed in NAHUATL
during the Colonial Era
Venegas, Francisco Javier.  Broadside, begins: Don Francisco Xavier Venegas ... Teniente General de los Reales Exercitos, Virey, Gobernador ... de esta N. E. ... Ayamo moyolpachihuitia in Totlatocatzin Rey D. Fernando VII. [Mexico: No publisher/printer, 1810]. Folio (42.3 cm, 16.25"). [1] p.
$15,000.00
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Early Editions of Two Titans, in Greek
Herodotus.  [two lines in Greek, romanized as ] Erodotou logoi ennea, oiper epikalountai mousai [then in Latin] Herodoti libri novem, qvibvs mvsarvm indita svnt nomina ... Basiliae: In officina Heruagiana, 1541 [colophon date]. Median folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [10] ff., 310 pp., [1] f. [bound with] Thucydides.  [three lines in Greek, romanized as ] Thoukydides meta scholion palaion kai pany ophelimon choris hon ho syngrapheus poly aneucheres esti [then in Latin] Thucydides cum scholiis et antiquis et utilibus sine quibus autor intellectu multum est difficilis. Accessit praeterea diligentia Ioachimi Camerarij, in castigando tum textu, tum commentarijs un[am] cum annotationibus eius. Stephanus Schirotius Pannonius lectori. Basileae: Ex officina Hervagiana, 1540. Median folio [12] ff., 225, [3], 177 [i.e., 178] pp., [2] ff.
$5750.00
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Nurse Lovechild's Legacy”The History of Nursery Rhymes
Immel, Andrea, & Brian Alderson.  Tommy Thumb's pretty song-book. The first collection of English nursery rhymes: a facsimile edition with a history and annotations. Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2013. Folio box (32.7 cm, 12.87"). 4to: xv, [1], 121, [1] pp.; illus. I: [4], 59, [5] pp.; illus. II: [2], 64, [4] pp.; illus. III: [2], 63, [3] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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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.
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Pickering & Whittingham'sSEVEN BCPs
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer.  [Seven editions of the Book of Common Prayer, 1549–1844 ]. London: William Pickering (pr. by Whittingham), 1844. Folio (35.8 cm, 14"). 7 vols. I: [264] ff. II: [314] ff. III: [134] ff. IV: [130] ff. V: [142] ff. VI: [140] ff. VII: [154] ff.
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How to Enjoy Fine California Wines
WITHOUT the Burden of Formality
Ellena Brothers.  The hospitality of wines. [Etiwanda, CA: Ellena Brothers, copyright 1938]. 16mo (16.2 cm, 6.38"). 18 pp. (front wrap incl. in pagination); illus.
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A Pretty Present Indeed
My pretty present.   Thomas Nelson & Sons; London: S.W. Partridge & Co., [ca. 1885]. 18mo (14.7 cm, 5.75"). [56] pp.; illus.
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The Editio Princeps
Aeschylus.  [7 lines in Greek romanized as] Aischylou tragodiai hex. Prometheus desmotes. Hepta epi Thebais. Persai. Agamemnon. Eumenides. Hiketides. [then in Latin] Aeschyli tragoediae sex. [colophon: Venetiis: In aedibvs Aldi et Andreae soceri, 1518]. 8vo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). 113, [1] ff.
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An Unlikely Love Story in a Decorated Cloth Binding
McCutcheon, George Barr; Harrison Fisher, illus., & Charles Buckles Falls, illus.  The purple parasol. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1905. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., 108 pp.; 4 col. plts.
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St. John the LessLow German1485
Jacobus de Voragine.  One leaf from Dat duytsche Passionae, i.e., Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia in Low German. Cologne: Ludwig von Renchen, 1485. Chancery folio (26 x 17 cm, 10.25 x 7.5"). 1 leaf.
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Greek Text after ERASMUS & Ceporinus
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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.
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Celebrating the Sun King, in Thread& in Stunning Engravings
by Johanna Sibylla Küsel
[Félibien, André]; Johanna Sibylla Küsel Krauss & Johann Ulrich Krauss, engr.  Tapisseries du roy, ou sont representez les quatre elemens et les quatre saisons. Avec les devises qui les accompagnent et leur explication. Königliche französische Tapezereyen. Augsburg: Johann Ulrich Krauss (pr. by Jacob Koppmayer), 1687. Folio (31.8 cm, 12.52"). [8], 129, [13] pp.; 8 double plts., illus. (2 illus. ff. lacking).
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Much Marginalia & Interlinear NotesA PMM Incunable Title
Augustinus Aurelius (St. Augustine, of Hippo).  Augustinus De ciuitate Dei cum commento. [Freiburg im Breisgau : Kilianus Piscator (Fischer), 1494]. Folio in 6s (30.5 cm, 12"). [256] ff.
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