NEWEST ARRIVALS
NEWEST ENTRIES 27 JULY 2021
As a CATALOGUE formed partly BY CHANCE,  this does not represent ALL our strengths!
  [ PART IPART II ] 


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.
$6125.00
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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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On the State of Psychiatric Institutions in Mid- to Late 19th–Century America
(Lunatic Asylums).  A collection of nine annual reports from the Cincinnati Sanitarium, the Longview Asylum (of Carthage, Ohio), and the State Lunatic Asylum of New York. Cincinnati, Albany, Utica: Various publishers, 1846–48.. Itemized below.
$300.00
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Behold Engraved Wonders *&* a BRIGHT BINDING
Wright, Caleb, ed.  The pictorial scrap book: A pleasant and profitable companion for leisure hours. Northampton, M[as]S.: Pub. by Caleb Wright (stereotyped by John D. Flagg, Andover), [1846?]. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.37"). Frontis., 415, [1] pp.; illus., ports.
$125.00
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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.
$4250.00
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Hand-Colored “Picture Fables”
(Aesop).  Fables for children. New York: Leavitt & Allen, [ca. 1865]. 16mo (18 cm, 7.08"). 32 pp.; illus. (plts. incl. in pagination).
$375.00
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Counter-Reformation: The Forbidden Books
Catholic Church (Council of Trent).  Canones et decreta sacrosancti oecumenici et genelalis Concilii Tridentini. Sub Paulo III, Iulio III, Pio IIII. pont. max. Dillingen: Sebald Mayer, 1565. 8vo (15.8 cm, 6.22"). 274, [6], 40 ff.
$1500.00
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Bewick's Words, with His Woodcuts
Bewick, Thomas, illus.; Gordon Williams, ed.  Bewick to Dovaston: Letters 1824–1828. London: Nattali & Maurice, 1968. 8vo (25.3 cm, 9.96"). 150 pp.; 1 plt.; illus.
$45.00
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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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PromotingPLANTS to Cure What Ails You!
(Botanical Medicine).  Collection of nine commercial medicinal packets. Malden, Mass.: S.W. Gould & Bros., & three other companies, [ca. 1900–1910]. 9 boxes of various sizes (largest 7 x 7 x 3.8 cm; 2.75 x 2.75 x 1.5").
$275.00
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Presenting Thackeray “In the Aspect His Ambition Preferred —
As a SKETCHER”
Thackeray, William Makepeace; [Joseph Grego, ed.].  Thackerayana: Notes & anecdotes illustrated by nearly six hundred sketches. London: Chatto & Windus, 1875. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.67"). [v]–xx, 492, 40 (adv.) pp. (half-title lacking); illus.
$450.00
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Cruikshank's Beanstalk
Cruikshank, George.  The history of Jack & the bean-stalk. London: David Bogue, [1854]. Sm. 4to (17.5 cm, 6.89"). 32 pp.; 6 plts.
$250.00
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Her Affair with George Dillon in 52 Sonnets
Millay, Edna St. Vincent.  Fatal interview. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1931. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.34"). x, [2], 52 pp.
$70.00
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12 Full-Color Duck Illustrations: Chromolithographed PRANG Toy Book
[Saxby, Jane Euphemia]; Louis Prang, illus.  Dame duck's lecture. Boston: L. Prang & Co., 1865. 12mo (10.7 cm, 4.25"). [12] pp.; col. illus.
$450.00
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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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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.
$400.00
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A Bandit Comes Clean: One of the John Hawkins & James Simpson Gang
TELLS THE STORY
Wilson, Ralph.  A full and impartial account of all the robberies committed by John Hawkins, George Sympson (lately executed for robbing the Bristol Mails) and their companions. London: J. Peele, [1722]. 8vo (20.2 cm, 7.95"). [2], 29, [1] pp.
$300.00
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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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Whittington & Puss, Illustrated by CruikshankEx Libris Moon
(Banbury Chapbook).  History of Dick Whittington, Lord Mayor of London; with the adventures of his cat. Banbury: J.G. Rusher, [ca. 1820]. 16mo (9 cm, 3.54"). 15, [1] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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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.
$200.00


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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.
$150.00
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TWO “Histories” Packed withEXCITING WRONG-DOING
(Storybooks).  The beggar boy: Or, history and adventures of James Altamont, afterwards Earl Altamont. London: Pr. by T. Malden for Ann Lemoine and J. Roe, [1805]. 12mo (13.5 cm, 5.31"). Frontis., 36 pp. [with] The life of Bampfylde Moore Carew, sometime king of the beggars; containing an accurate history of his travels, voyages, and adventures, from the time of his leaving school and entering into the society of the gipsies... to which is added, a dictionary of the mendicants' cant phrases. London: Pr. for T. Hughes by J.D. Dewick, 1804. 12mo. Frontis., [2], 104 pp.
$625.00
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Le Roi-Chevalier & His Exploits
Pardoe, Julia.  The court and reign of Francis the First, king of France. London: Richard Bentley & Son (pr. by R. & R. Clark), 1887. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.89"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., xxiv, [4], 398 pp.; 6 plts. II: Frontis., xiii, [3], 393, [1] pp.; 5 plts. III: Frontis., xi, [5], 377, [1] pp.; 4 plts.
$250.00
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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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Disciple of Luther, Doubter of Witches' Powers
Distinguished Preacher & Theologian
Heerbrand, Jacob.  Ein Predig von der hohen Schul zu Tübingen Christlichem Jubel Jar den 20. tag Hornungs gehalten. Jn gegenwertigkeit ... Ludwigs Hertzogen zu Wirtemberg vnnd Teck Graffen zu Mümpelgart [et]c. Sampt seiner ... Gemaehelin ... Durch Jacob Heerbrand der heiligen Schrifft Doctorn vnd Professorn daselbsten. Tübingen: durch Alexander Hock, 1578. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [2], 32, [2] pp.
$300.00
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Tried & Approved, for Those Plucky Housewives Who Master Their Work
Instead of Allowing It to Master Them”
Wilcox, Estelle Woods, ed.  Buckeye cookery, with hints on practical housekeeping. Minneapolis: Buckeye Publishing Co., 1881. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.07"). 536 pp.
$80.00
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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.
$185.00
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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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18 Feet in Length!
(London Engraving).  Grand panorama of London. London: C. Evans, 1849. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6"). 1 fold. f.
$850.00
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The Feast of St. Peter in ChainsA WOODCUT-GRACED RELIC of
WYNKYN DE WORDE'S PRESS
Jacobus, de Voragine.  Legenda aurea [i.e., Golden Legend]. [London : Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 1527]. Folio (28 cm; 11"). [1] f.
$250.00
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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.
$850.00
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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.
$975.00
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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.
$100.00
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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.
$3250.00
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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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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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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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Illustrated RulersSTRONG PORTRAITS
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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 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.)
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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.
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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).
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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First Person Experience Varying Expert Opinion
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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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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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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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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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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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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M.A. BINDING“The Music-Lover,” “The Unruly Sprite,”
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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