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A 16th-Century ESTIENNE Bible underANOTHER NAME
Bible.  Latin. 1574. Vulgate.  Biblia sacra veteris et novi testamenti, iuxta vulgatam editionem maiori quàm antehac unquam doctorum studio, ad veritatem Hebraicam & probatiss, exemplarium fidem emendata. [Geneva]: Apud Petrum Santandreanum, 1574. 8vo (16.7 cm, 6.57"). [8], 435, [1], [1]–131 (i.e., 113), [27] ff.; illus. (fold. map lacking).
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Swift's ANTI-Conduct BookWith a Hand-Colored Frontispiece
Swift, Jonathan.  Dean Swift's humourous advice to servants: Containing instructions to the butler, cook, footman, coachman, groom, house & land steward, porter, chambermaid, waiting-maid, house-maid, dairy-maid, children's-maid, nurse, laundress, housekeeper, tutoress or governess. London: Pr. for Orlando Hodgson, [1820]. 12mo (19 cm, 7.48"). Fold. col. frontis., 24 pp.
$450.00
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A Suppressed, SUBVERSIVE” Pickering BCP
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer of the Church of England adapted for general use in other Protestant Churches. London: William Pickering, 1852. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). [4], xxi, [1], 145, [1] pp.
$300.00
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A STEAMBOAT DISASTER
[Weild, C.].  A warning voice from a watery grave! Or a solemn proof of the uncertainty of life, and importance of an early preparation for death! In the instance of the melancholy and untimely fate of the much esteemed and lamented Miss Sophia W. Wheeler. New York: Pr. for the publisher by Sackett & Sargent, 1840. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.54"). 24 pp.; illus.
$250.00
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“The Very Extremity of Fashionable Dandyism”Cruikshank Frontispiece
Bisset, J.  Dandyism displayed, or, the follies of the Ton; humbly dedicated (without permission) to a lord of the Willow-Boys; to the noble Sham-Peter & his white charger, prince of the dandy blood royal; and to that renowned son of Mars and Venus, the great captain ... To which is added, What is a dandy? London: Duncombe, [ca. 1820]. 8vo (16.8 cm, 6.61"). Frontis., [2], [7]–28 pp.
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A Balli-Printed Broadside with aJuan Pablos Woodcut Initial
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(MEXICAN “INCUNABLE”).   Notarial form.   Carta de poder. [Mexico: Pedro Balli, before 25 February 1594]. Folio 33.5 cm, 13.25"). [1] f. with integral leaf in manuscript.
$1925.00
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C of E Communion . . . Daily Self-Examinations & Meditations
(Church of England).  The new week's preparation for a worthy receiving of the Lord's Supper ... with forms of examination and confession of sins and a Companion at the altar directing the communicant in his behaviour and devotions at the Lord's table.... London [i.e., York]: Pr. from the edition of the late Edwd. Wickstead for T. Wilson & R. Spence, [between 1791 & 1794]. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6.02"). Frontis., [4], vi, 148 pp. [bound with The new week's preparation for worthy receiving of the Lord's Supper, as appointed and practiced by the Church of England; part the second: Consisting of meditations, prayers, and hymns ... with a form of daily self-examination. London: Pr. from the edition of the late Edwd. Wickstead for A. Millar, W. Law, & E. Cater; and for Wilson, Spence, & Mawman, 1795. Frontis., [3]–144 pp.
$175.00
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Barclay's SatyriconBeaufoy/Wolf Copy
Barclay, John.  Euphormionis Lusinini sive Joannis Barclaii Satyricon partes quinque cum clavi. Accessit conspiratio anglicana. Lugd. Batavorum: Elzevirios, 1637. 12mo (12.7 cm, 5"). 717, [1] pp.
$500.00
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PARAGUAY is theMost Interesting, Loveliest, Pleasantest
Country in the World
, I Believe
Mansfield, Charles Blachford, & Charles Kingsley.  Paraguay, Brazil, and the Plate. Letters written in 1852–1853. Cambridge: Macmillan & Co. (pr. by J.E. Taylor), 1856. 12mo (18.6 cm, 7.32"). Frontis., xxi, [1], 504 pp.; 1 fold. map, illus.
$650.00
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Spirited Conduct” on theHigh Seas
(John Paul Jones).   The life and history of Paul Jones, the English corsair: Giving an account of the extraordinary perils, escapes, and voyages, of that bold and determined pirate and smuggler. London: Dean & Munday, [1810–20?]. 8vo (19 cm, 7.48"). Col. fold. frontis., [2], [7]-32 pp.
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Birket Foster's Copy
Goldsmith, Oliver; Myles Birket Foster, illus.  The poetical works. London: Cundall & Addey (pr. by Thompson & Davidson), 1851. 8vo (18 cm, 7.08"). Frontis., xvi, 134, [2 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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Classics, Illustrated & Extra-Deluxe
Philadelphia Productions with a PARISIAN Aesthetic
Anacreon, Sappho, & Publius Virgilius Maro; Paul Avril, illus.  Antique gems from the Greek and Latin. Anacreon: Odes [with] Sappho: Odes, bridal songs, epigrams [and] Virgil: The Bucolics [with] Catullus: Odes to Lesbia and the Nuptial song of Peleus and Thetis. Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, 1902. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 2 vols. Anacreon: [6], xviii, 201, [1], xviii, 65, [7] pp.; col. illus. Virgil: [6], xxix, [1], 199, [1], xxi, [1], 151, [7] pp.; col. illus.
$3000.00
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A BROADSIDE:
Thanking Participants in aCHARITY BULL FIGHT
for the Benefit of a Hospital
El Hospital General San Juan de Dios de Guatemala.   El Hospital General á los valientes picadores, Eulogio Hernandez, Bernardino Camey y Felipe Chigüichi. En testimonio de gratitud. Guatemala: [El Hospital General], 1888 (febrero de). Folio (33.5 x 26 cm; 13.25" x 10.15" ). [1] p.
$800.00
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Not THAT Alfred Hitchcock
Hitchcock, Alfred M[arshall].  How to study fiction. Boston & Chicago: Allyn & Bacon, copyright 1899. 16mo (15.6 cm, 6.14"). [2], 13, [1] pp.
$100.00
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A Scholarly Look at Biblical Animals
Bochart, Samuel.  Hierozoicon, sive bipartitum opus de animalibus s. scripturae. Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Cornelium Boutesteyn & Samuelem Luchtmans, 1712. Folio (39.5 cm, 15.5"). [8], 63, [1] pp., 1094 cols., 91 (index), [3] pp., 888 cols., 79 (index), [1] pp.; illus. (lacking 1 prelim. f. & 1 plt.).
$800.00
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Irish-American NovelTWO Queens & a SeeressSensational!
Peppergrass, Paul (pseud. of John Boyce); Samuel Worcester Rowse, illus.   The Spaewife: or the Queen's secret. A story of the reign of Elizabeth. Baltimore: Kelly & Piet, 1865. Small 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.5"). [3] ff., xxvi, 742 pp., illus.
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SCENE:  Nevis, B.W.I., 1842
Atherton, Gertrude; C. Coles Phillips, illus.  The gorgeous isle. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1908. 12mo (19.6 cm, 7.71"). [8], 223, [1] pp.; 4 col. plts.
$75.00
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Políticos LocosA Tract for Many Times & Places
[Granados, Franciso].  [drop-title] La casa de la demencia, ó los políticos locos. [colophon: Méjico: Oficina de D. Alejandro Valdés, 1820]. 8vo. 12 pp.
$200.00
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The Lock Hospital Collection of Sacred MusicFirst U.S. Printing
[Madan, Martin].  The collection of psalm and hymn tunes sung at the chapel of the Lock Hospital. Boston: West & Blake, and Manning & Loring (pr. by Manning & Loring), [1809]. Large oblong 8vo (25.2 cm, 9.92"). viii, [2 (blank)], 9–198, [2 (index)] pp.
$200.00
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Vapours, Distemper, & Stomach Ferment:  Mandeville on Curing Disease
Without ApothecariesWITH Digressions
Mandeville, Bernard.  A treatise of the hypochondriack and hysterick diseases. In three dialogues. London: J. Tonson, 1730. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.83"). xxii, [10], 380 pp.
$610.00
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A COBBLER with Honor, Integrity,
& An Impressive Work Ethic
More, Hannah.  The apprentice turned master; or, the second part of the Two Shoemakers. London: Sold by J. Marshall, R. White, & S. Hazard, [1796]. 8vo (17.9 cm, 7.04"). 16 pp.
$175.00
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The Bibliography AND an Array of the Chapbooks Themselves
    Plus an Ephemeral Broadside & a Rosenbach Shipping Box
Rosenbach, A.S.W.  Collection of items related to A.S.W. Rosenbach's collection of early American children's books, including Early American Children's Books. Portland, ME, & elsewhere: The Southworth Press & other publishers, 1809–1933. Sm. folio (28.5 cm, 11.22"). lix, [1], 354, [4] pp.; illus.
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Early Thai GrammarFrom One of the First Presses in Thailand
Pallegoix, Jean Baptiste, Bishop of Mallos.  Grammatica linguae Thai. Bangkok: Ex typographiâ collegii Assumptionis B.M.V., 1850. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.5"). [1] f., 241, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (index)] f.
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On a Splendid Collection of Renaissance Bookbindings
Breslauer, B.H.  Count Heinrich IV zu Castell: A German Renaissance book collector and the bindings made for him during his student years in Orléans, Paris, and Bologna. Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1987. Folio (36.1 cm, 14.25"). 38, [2] pp.; 5 col. illus.
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Cultivating Both the Knowledge of Nature & the General Interests of Virtue”
(Pr. for E. Newbery)
Kendall, Edward Augustus.  The swallow: A fiction. Interspersed with poetry. London: Pr. for E. Newbery by T. Baylis, 1800. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.39"). Frontis., xviii, [2], 157, [3] pp.
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Lutheran Liturgy, 16C Black & Red:
The Church Order of Brandenburg-Nuremberg &
a Catechism for Its Children
   
Osiander, Andreas.  Kirchen Ordnung in meiner gnedigen Herrn der Marggrauen zu Brandenburg. Nürnberg: Christoff Heussler, 1564. Folio (31.3 cm, 12.32"). [2], LVII, [1 (blank)] ff. [with the same author's]  Catechismus oder Kinder predig. Nürnberg: Christoff Heussler, 1564. Folio. LXXX ff.
$2500.00
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A German Family Arrives in California
& Joins the Gold Rush
Dietrich, Dr.; Leopold Wray, trans.  The German emigrants or Frederick Wohlgemuth's voyage to California. Guben: F. Fechner, [1852]. 16mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). [2], 39, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
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Socinius Issued fromIrenopoli” Classic Texts Clandestinely Published
Socinus, Faustus.  Opera omnia in duos tomos distincta. Irenopoli [Amsterdam]: no publisher/printer [Frans Kuyper & Daniel Bakkamude], 1656 [i.e., 1668]. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.375"). Vol. 2 of 2 only. [2] ff., 812 pp. (i.e., 840), [5] ff., with [10] ff. sectional titles.
$1425.00
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In Its Time:  TeachingLetters & Patriotism Together
Now:  SHOWING USDUTCH DAILY LIFE, WORK, & GENERAL INTERESTS 1781.
[Swildens, Johan Hendrik].  Vaderlandsch A-B boek voor de Nederlandsche jeugd. Amsterdam: W. Holtrop, 1781. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.46"). [34], 58, [4] pp.; illus.
$1500.00
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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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The Sinn Féin Election Guide for 1918
Sinn Féin.  Election Sub-Committee.  An election guide for use of Sinn Fein clubs. Dublin: Sinn Fein, 1918. 12mo (18 cm, 7.125"). iv, 84, viii pp.
$1475.00
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Classic Primer / Good Cuts
(Primer).  New-England primer, improved; or, an easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading. To which is added, the Assembly's catechism. Boston: James Loring, [between 1815 & 1826]. 16mo (10 cm, 4"). [31] ff.; illus.
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Printed in LONDON by ITALIANS for Lovers of ITALIAN . . .
Tasso, Torquato.  La Gerusalemme liberata. Londra: Polidori e Nardini, 1796. 12mo (15.1 cm, 5.94"). 2 vols. I: ix, [1], 245, [1] pp. II: [2], 251, [1] pp.
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Early 19th-Century German Treasury ofHandwritten Delights
(Pseudo-Book – Keepsakes).  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Souvenir.” 1815–18. Oblong box (11 cm, 4.33"). [~23] ff.; illus.
$450.00
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Proud Theshold toThreshold
O'Malley, Mary, ed.  [Prospectus for] Threshold. [Belfast: Lyric Players Theatre], 1957. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.58"). [2] ff. (incl. form).
$25.00
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Begar! Here's MONSIEUR TONSON Come Again!
Taylor, John; Robert Cruikshank, illus.  Monsieur Tonson. London: Marsh & Miller; Edinburgh: Constable & Co. (pr. by Samuel Bentley), 1830. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). Frontis., 19, [1] pp. (1 adv. f. lacking); 6 plts.
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Didot PrintedPetit BoundBEAUTIFUL Biblical Antiquarianism
Bible.   Latin (Old Latin). Vulgate. 1785.  Bibliorum sacrorum vulgatae versionis editio. Parisiis: Excudabat Fr. Amb. Didot natut maj., 1785. 8vo in 4s (19 cm, 7.5"). 8 vols. I: xvi, 501, [1] pp. II: [2] ff., 450 pp. III: [2] ff., 393, [1] pp. IV: [2] ff., 428 pp. V: [2] ff., 400 pp. VI: [2] ff., 444 pp. VII: [2] ff., 407, [1] pp. VIII: [2] ff., 373, [1] pp.
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Treachery! Deception!  BUT in the End — Conjugal Delights!
The history of Donna Eugenia; or, the innocent adulteress.  London: Pr. by Lewis and Ramblin for Langley and Belch, 1807. 16mo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). Col. frontis., [2], [7]–40 pp.
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Flowers, Patriotism, SCANDAL
[Newell, Mrs. D., ed.].  Family circle and parlor annual [volume IX]. New York: J.G. Reed, [1851]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 9"). [1], 10–410 pp., [26] leaves of plates (some col.); illus., music, ports.
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Ottoman Omnibus fromELZEVIR
Montalbanus, Joannes Baptista, et al.; Joannes de Laet, ed.   Turcici imperii status. Accedit de regn. Algeriano atque Tunetano commentarius. Lugduni Batavorum: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1634. 24mo (11.6 cm, 4.56"). [8], 363, [5 (index)] pp. [with] Gyllius, Petrus. P. Gylli De Constantinopoleos topographia. Lugduni Batavorum: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1632. 24mo. 422, [6 (index)], [4 (blank)] pp. [and the same author's] De Bosporo Thracio. Lugduni Batavorum: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1632. 24mo. 379, [5 (4 index)] pp.
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A Lexiconic Oxymoron?A “Gigantic Abridgment”??
Scapula, Johann.  Lexicon Graecolatinum novum. In quo ex primitivorum & simplicium fontibus derivata atque composita ordine non minus naturali, quàm alphabetico, breviter & dilucidè deducuntur. Basileae: Per Sebastianum Henricpetri, [colophon: 1594]. Folio extra (35.5 cm; 13.75"). [11 (of 12)] ff., 1856 cols., [62] ff., 188 cols., [1] f.
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Copper-Engraved TextCopper-Engraved Illustrations byBicknell, Signed
Gray, Thomas.  Gray's elegy. Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1912. 8vo (26.4 cm, 10.39"). 28 pp.; 2 plts., illus.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A Dramatic, Beautiful Bible & BCP Pairing
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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.
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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.).
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
$350.00
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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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Hygienic Ice Cream Manufacturing
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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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.
$85.00
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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.
$2000.00
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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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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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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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