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French Neo-Latin Poetry in aFine Binding
Salmon Macrin, Jean.  Salmonij Macrini Iuliodunensis cubicularij regij epitome vitae Domini nostri Jesu Christi, ad Margaritam Valesiam, Henrici Francorum regis sororem unicam. Varia item poematia & de sacra regis unctione, & de eiusdem triumphali in urbem Lutetiam introitu. Parisiis: Ex typographia Matthaei Dauîdis, 1549. 8vo (16.7 cm, 6.625"). 63, [1] pp.
$2250.00
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A Recusant's Account of Religion in Englandfrom Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
Sanders, Nicholas (a.k.a., Sander, Saunder, Saunders).   Nicolai Sanderi ... De origine ac progressu schismatis Anglicani, libri tres: quibus historia continetur maxime ecclesiastica, annorum circiter sexaginta ... Romae: Typis Bartholomaei Bonfadini, 1586. 8vo. [4] ff., 500 pp., [18] ff.
$750.00
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– SAVONAROLA –

Savonarola Instructs Young Priests onConfession
Savonarola, Girolamo.  Confessionale pro instructione confesso[rum]. [colophon: Venetiis: per Francisum de Bindonis, 21 April 1524]. Small square 8vo (14 cm; 5.5"). 98 [i.e., 96] ff.
$3500.00
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With a FAMOUS Printer's DeviceNicely Bound
Savonarola, Girolamo.  Reverendi P. fra. Hieronymi Savonarol[a]e in primam D. Ioannis epistolam & in alia sacr[a]e scriptur[a]e verba, igniti eloquii sermones nusqua[m] ante hac impressi. Quorum titulos, pagella sequens indicat. Venetiis: In officina ... Bernardini Stagnini, 1536. 8vo (15.5 cm; 6,125"). 103, [1] ff.
$2800.00
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A Title-Page Imageof Savonarola, a Fine Printer's Device, & Three Initials
Savonarola, Girolamo.  Fratris Hieronymi Savonarolae Ferrarie[n]sis expositiones in psalmos. Qui regis israel. Miserere mei deus. In te domine speravi. Item: Regulae quedam fructuosissimae ad omnes religiosos attinentes. Oratio, vel psalmus, Diligam te domine. [colophon: Venetiis: p[er] Franciscu[m] de Bindonis accuratissime ipresse, 1524]. 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). 47 (of 48) ff., lacking final blank.
$3500.00

Pocket Savonarola First Complete Edition
Savonarola, Girolamo.  Reverendi P. fratris Hieronymi Savonarolae ordinis praedicatorum dialogus, cui titulus Solatium itineris mei. [colophon: Venetiis: per Ioannem Patauinum & Venturinum de Ruffinellis, 1535]. 16mo (10.9 cm; 4.375"). [83] of [84] ff., lacks final blank.
$2800.00
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Savonarola's Triumph
Savonarola, Girolamo.  [Trionfo della Croce]. Libro di frate Hieronymo da Ferrara dello ordine de frati predicatori: della verita della fede christiana, sopra il glorioso Trio[m]pho della Croce di Christo. Florence: Giovanni Stefano di Carlo da Pavia, 25 April 1516. 4to in 8's (20 cm, 7.875"). [76] of [80] ff.
$5500.00
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The Donkey Rules (& “Sings” Too)
Scaligeri, Camillo [pseud. of Adriano Banchieri].  La nobiltà dell' asino di Attabalippa dal Perù. Riformata da Griffagno delli Impacci, et accresciuta di molte cose non solo piacevoli, curiose, et di diletto... Venetia: Barezzo Barezzi, 1599. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [4], 44, [3 (index)] ff.; illus.
$1000.00
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History of the Church Emphasis on BOOKS!
Schelhorn, Johann Georg.  Ergötzlichkeiten aus der kirchenhistorie und literatur. Ulm und Leipzig: Rosten der Bartholomäischen Handlung, 1762. 8vo (17.6 cm; 7"). I: [10], 185, [6], 188–374, [5], 380–566, [3], 572–746, [17] pp. II: [6], 188, [5], 194–380, [5], 386–567, [6], 578 –764, [14] pp. III: [7], 766–952, [5], 954–1139, [6], 1142–2128, [5], 2130–2282, [16] pp.
$375.00
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Scotching Rumors of aFemale Pope
Scherer, Georg.  Trattato del R. Padre Giorgio Scherer ... Nel quale con uerissime ragioni proua non esser vero, che già sia stato in Roma vna Donna Pontefice. In Venetia: Appresso i Gioliti, 1586. 8vo (16 cm; 6.375"). [6], 48, [2] pp.
$1350.00
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A Sessa Imprint without theCat & Mouse
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus.  Le tragedie di Seneca, tradotte da M. Lodovico Dolce. Venetia: Appresso Gio. Battista et Marchion Sessa F., [colophon: 1560]. 8vo (15.3 cm; 6"). [6], 347, [1 (blank)] ff.
$600.00
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SHE Warns against Ambitious SonsThe Philosophers Say NOT to Trust Women
(Seven Sages of Rome).  Histoire pitoyable du prince Erastus, fils de Diocletien empereur de Romme ... Traduite d’Italien en Françoise, & nouvellement recorrigée. Lyon: Hugues Gazeau, 1584. 16mo (12.2 cm, 4.76"). 424, [8] pp.
$1100.00
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English REFORMATION SatirePrinted in the 19th Century ON VELLUM
[Shepherd, Luke, fl.1548].  [drop-title] John Bon and mast person. [London]: [colophon: J. Smeeton, Printer], n.d. [1807 or 1808]. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [5] ff.
$1950.00
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The Roman EmpireDivided
Sigonio, Carlo. Historiarvm de occidentali imperio libri XX. Bononiae: Apud Societatem Typographiae Bononiensis, 1578. Folio (30.6 cm, 12"). A–E6 F8 G–Z6 AA–ZZ6 AAa–EEe6 (EEe3–4 lacking); 564 (i.e., 568) pp., [24] ff. (of which 2 ff. lacking).
$975.00

RADICAL Reformation DocumentsSocinianism
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"). 2 vols. I: [14] ff., 814 pp. (i.e., 848), incl. [16] ff. sectional titles. II: [2] ff., 812 pp. (i.e., 840), incl. [10] ff. sectional titles), [5] ff.
$3000.00
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A Tale ofCrime & Redemption
Straparola, Giovanni Francesco (Gianfrancesco). La copia di un grandissimo caso intervenuto a uno gran gentil huomo Senese condenato a morte e condotto dal propio figliolo alla giustitia, cosa bella e sententiosa. [Italy]: no date (ca. 1550?). 4to (20 cm; 7.75"). [8] pp.
$275.00
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On ProvidenceIdentifiable by Fore-Edge
Theodoret, Bishop of Cyrrhus (a.k.a. Theodoretus).  [first seven words in Greek, transliterated as] Theodoretou episkopou Kyrou, Peri pronoias logoi deka. [then in Latin] Theodoreti episcopi Cyri de providentia sermones X. Nunc primum in lucem editi. Romae: [Antonio Blado], 1545. 8vo (16.1 cm, 6.375"). 255 pp.
$750.00
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The EARLIEST KnownHistorical, Mythological, Poetical, & Geographical DICTIONARY
Torrentinus, Hermannus.  Elucidarius vel vocabularius poeticus ... co[n]tine[n]s fabulas, historias, prouincias, vrbes, insulas, fluuios, et montes illustres; Item vocabula et interpretaiones Grecoru[m] & Hebraicoru[m], una cu[m] vocabulis co[m]munibus Saracenoru[m], in latinu[m] translatis et alijs in fine adiunctis. [colophon: Hagenaw: per ... Henricu[s] Gran, impe[n]sis ... Joanis Rynman, 1518]. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [57] ff. (without final blank).
$1200.00
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Vettori onCicero
Vettori, Pietro.  Petri Victorii variarum lectionum libri XXV. Lugduni: Apud Joannem Temporalem, 1554. 4to. [alpha]4 [beta]2 a-z8 A-G8 H4 I-K8 L4 M8 N2 (-H4, blank); [6] ff., 486 pp., [31] ff.
$975.00
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