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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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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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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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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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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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German-American CATHOLIC Personal DevotionsAn EXTENDED Manuscript
Fraktur RubricsPennsylvania Dutch” Embellishments
Kary, Simon.  Manuscript on paper, in German, transcribed as: [one or two words blotted and unclear, then] sich befinden in Andachtübung Gott deß Morgens, und Abends, bey den Heiligen Meß, Beicht und Kommunion Gebettern zu sprechen. Wie auch unterschiedliche Getbetter zu Christo, und Maria, auf die fürnehmsten FestTage deß Jahrs. Und auch Gebetter zu dem Heiligen Gottes zu finden sein. Zu grössern Ehr und Seelen Trost. Geschrieben worden von dem Simon Kary im Jahr 1799. [i.e., Catholic prayer book]. No place [Pennsylvania]: 1799. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [2], 136 pp.
$22,500.00
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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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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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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.
$65.00
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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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On Spirits & the Supernatural
Burthogge, Richard.  An essay upon reason, and the nature of spirits. London: Printed for J[ohn] Dunton, 1694. 8vo (17.3 cm,6.8"). [4] ff., 280 pp., in-text diagram (6 leaves [i.e., pp. 83–94] in expert facsimile).
$1500.00
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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.
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Betrayal/MURDER! in Oxford
Rosanna; the Oxford tragedy / In two parts. Part I.--How fair Rosanna, of the city of Oxford, was by a young gentleman betrayed of her virginity. Part II.--His cruelty in murdering her, and how a rose-bush sprung upon her grave, which blossoms all the year through; and how the murder came to be found out, by his cropping the rose, &c. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo (15 cm, 6"). 8 pp.
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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.
$500.00
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Cinematically Torn Between a Soldier & the Church
Crawford, F. Marion.  The white sister. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1917. 8vo (19.1 cm, 7.51"). [6], 335, [11 (adv.)] pp.; 4 plts.
$75.00
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A Quick Introduction to Early BookhandsThe Enlarged Edition
Fairbank, Alfred.  A book of scripts. [London]: Penguin Books, (1968). 12mo (19 cm, 8"). 48 pp., 80 pp. of illus.
$25.00
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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.
$950.00
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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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American Women's Missions
Woman's Home Missionary Society.  Woman's home missions [of the Methodist Episcopal Church]. Delaware, OH: Woman's Home Missionary Society, 1884–85. Folio (27.1 cm, 10.67"). 104, 144, 192 pp.
$200.00
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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.
$120.00
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17th-Century MartialClassic Engraved Title-Page
Martialis, Marcus Valerius.  Epigrammata. Amstelodami: Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1654. 12mo (13.9 cm, 5.5"). [12], 456 pp.
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Hypatia, in Disguise?
Kingsley, Charles.  Hypatia or new foes with an old face. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1897. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.36"). Frontis., [2], xvi, 477, [1] pp.; 4 plts.
$50.00
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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].
$900.00
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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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Illustrated Italian Gospels
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.
$2000.00
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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.
$750.00
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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.
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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.
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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.
$400.00
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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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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.
$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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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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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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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.
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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.
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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).
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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]..
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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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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