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Living Speeches of Dying Christians” & a Man
Worthy of Dear Memory & Value”
Mall, Thomas.  A cloud of witnesses; or, The sufferers mirrour, made up of the swanlike-songs, and other choice passages of several martyrs and confessors to the sixteenth century, in their treatises, speeches; letters, prayers, &c. in their prisons, or exiles; at the bar, or stake, &c. Collected out of the ecclesiastical histories of Eusebius, Fox, Fuller, Petrie, Scotland, and Mr. Samuel Ward’s Life of faith in death, &c. and alphabetically disposed. London: Printed for Robert Boulter at the Turks Head in Bishopsgate-street, 1670. 8vo (16.9 cm; 6.625 “). [14], 258 pp. (lacks pastedowns). [bound with] Bates, William. A short character of that Excellent Divine Mr. David Clarkson, who departed this life the 14th of June, 1686. [London? : s.n., ca 1686]. 8vo. 13, [1] pp.
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The Scientist as Scholar ofProphecy & Apocalypse
Sir Isaac & His (actually, not so) Mystical Side
Newton, Isaac.  Observations upon the prophecies of Daniel. London: James Nisbet, & T. Stevenson, Cambridge, 1831. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9"). [1] f., xii, 250 pp.
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With Discussion of Unicorns . . .
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Grand, Beautiful,REPRESENTATIVE Set
Origen.  Origenis Opera omnia quae graece vel latine tantum exstant et ejus nomine circumferuntur. Parisiis: Jacobi Vincent; & Joannem Debure, 1733–59. Folio extra (41 cm; 16" ). 4 vols. I: [4] ff., xvii, [1], 979, [1] pp. II: [2] ff., xxviii, 934 pp., [1] f. III: [1] f., viii, 1039, [1] pp. IV: [2] ff., x, 766, 402 pp.
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A Great Exhibition — A GreatReference Work
Pelikan, Jaroslav Jan. The reformation of the Bible: The Bible of the Reformation: Catalogue of the exhibition by Valerie R. Hotchkiss & David Price. New Haven & London: Yale University Press; Dallas: Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, 1996. 4to. xiii, 197 pp.
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ThingsShall Not Long Continue in this Present Gloomy & Disordered State
Potter, Ray.  A treatise on the millennium, or latter-day glory of the church, compiled principally from the productions of late eminent writers upon that subject. To which is added, further remarks and notes by the compiler. Providence: Brown & Danforth, printers, 1824. 12mo (17.8 cm; 7"). [2], ii, [5]–300 pp.
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How Greek, How Hebrew?
Rhenferd, Jacob.  Dissertationum philologico-theologicarum de stylo Novi T. syntagma. Leovardiae [Leeuwarden]: Heronis Nautae, 1701. 4to (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [xvii] ff., 678 [i.e. 724], [44] pp.
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Commentary in aCopiously Complicated Tooled Binding
Sá, Manuel de.  Notationes in totam scripturam sacram: Quibus omnia fere loca difficilia, brevissimè explicantur. Lugduni: Horatii Cardon, 1609. 8vo in 4s (25 cm, 9.8"). [8], 534, [102] pp.
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What They Wore in Biblical Times Illustrations Supervised byBenjamin West
Satchwell, Richard.  Scripture costume: Exhibited in a series of engravings, representing the principal personages mentioned in the sacred writings ... with biographical sketches and historical remarks on the manners and customs of eastern nations. London: Pr. for Samuel Leigh by W. Clowes, 1819. Large 4to (32.8 cm, 12.9"). [2], viii, 170 pp.; 20 col. plts.
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A Florentine Incunable Savonarola Put Forth
in theVernacular Italian
Savonarola, Girolamo.  [drop-title] Proemio di frate Hieromymo da Ferrara dellordine de p[re]dicatori nella expositio[n]e del psalmo lxxviiii. Tradocto in lingua fiorentina da uno suo familiare. [colophon: Firenze: apresso a sancta Maria maggiore {i.e. Lorenzo Morgiani and Johannes Petri}, 8 June 1496]. Small 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). [8] ff.
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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.
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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.

Dove andro? A chi mi volgero?Where Shall I Go? To Whom Can I Turn?
Savonarola, Girolamo.  [drop-title] Expositione di frate Hieronymo da Ferrara sopra el Psalmo L, Miserere mei Deus. [Florence: Printer of the 'Caccia di Belfiore', after 23 May 1498]. Small 4to (18.7cm; 7.5"). [14] ff., with final blank.
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Florence & RomeWILL Be Punished
Savonarola, Girolamo, pseudo.  [drop-title]  Expositione sopra el psalmo Verba mea.  [Florence: Printer of Pseudo-Savonarola, 'Esposizione sopra il salmo Verba mea', 1500?]. Small 4to (19.6 cm; 7.75"). [8] ff.
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Jewish Writings, Christian Thought?
Scheidt, Balthasar; Johann Andreas Dantz; Jacob Rhenferd; et al.   Novum testamentum ex Talmude et antiquitatibus Hebraeorum illustratum. Lipsiae: Apud haer. Joh. Frid. Braunii, 1736. 4to (21.4 cm, 8.4"). [30], 736, 735–39, 737–1216, [96] pp.
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Lexical Guide toPOLYGLOT BIBLESMultiple “Firsts” Here
Schindler, Valentin.  Lexicon pentaglotton, hebraicum, chaldaicum, syriacum, talmudico-rabbinicum, & arabicum.... Francofurti ad Moenum [Frankfurt am Main]: Typis Joannis Jacobi Hennëi, 1612. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.2"). [4] ff., 1992 col., [76] ff.
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First EditionSOCINIAN Bible Commentary
Schlichtingius, Jonas.  Commentaria posthuma. Irenopoli [Amsterdam]: sumptibus Irenici Philalethii [Samuel Przypkowski], 1656 [i.e., 1665]. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.44"). 2 vols. in 1. I: [9] ff., 325 pp. (with [3] ff. section titles). II: [2] ff., 427 pp., [28] ff. (with [15] ff. section titles).
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Condensed Chronology ofREVELATION
Sherwin, William.  [drop-title] The Irenicon, or peaceable consideration of Christs peaceful kingdom on earth abridged, wherein are sometimes reprinted the most considerable matters, and sometimes the substance of others is pointed out in the latter printed parcels, with many useful additions and emendations, 1674. [London: 1674]. 4to (18.7 cm, 7.4"). 48 pp.
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AidingAMERICAN Autodidacts, 1803
Smith, John.  A Hebrew grammar, without points: designed to facilitate the study of the scriptures of the Old Testament, in the original.... Boston: Pr. by David Carlisle, for John West, 1803. 8vo. 56 pp.
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The Ninth Time is the Charm?
Smith, Samuel.  The great assize, or, Day of iubilee delivered in foure sermons, upon the 20 chapt. of the Revel. ver. 12, 13, 14, 15: whereunto are annexed two sermons upon the I. chapter of the Canticles, vers. 6, 7. London: Printed by Iohn Okes, and are to be sold by H. Blunden at his shop in Corn-hill neare the Royall Exchange, 1637. 8vo (14.1 cm; 5.625"). [6], 182, 185–307, [3], 309–88, 373–86. Lacks added engr. t.-p. & pp. 183–84.
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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.
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A Cambridge Jesuit
Spencer, John.  Scripture mistaken. The ground of Protestants and common plea of all new reformers against the ancient Catholicke religion of England. Many texts quite mistaken by novelists are layd open, and redressed in this treatis, by restoring them to theyr proper sense, according to which it is made manifest, that none of them are of force against the ancient Catholicke religion. Antwerpe: By Iames Meursius, 1655. 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [16], 253, 252–65, 268–369, 400–405, [9] pp. (pagination erratic; book complete).
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Augustinian Text Translated by aJesuit
Tomé de Jesus.  Travagli di Giesu. Venetia: Nicolò Pezzana, 1666. 4to (23.3 cm; 9.125"). [8], 372, 377–80, 373–6, 381–572, [12] pp.
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Early Cöthen Imprint, inSyriac
Trostius, Martin.  Lexicon Syriacum ex inductione omnium exemplorum Novi Testamenti Syriaci adornatum; adjecta singulorum vocabulorum significatione latina & germanica, cum indice triplici. Cothenis Anhaltinorum: Officina Cotheniana, 1623. 4to (19.8 cm, 7.75"). [4] ff., 722 pp.
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Hebrew Scholarship
Tychsen, Oluf Gerhard.  Tentamen de variis codicum Hebraicorum vet. test. mss. generibus, a Judaeis et Non-Judaeis descriptis: Eorum in classes certas distributione et antiquitatis et bonitatis characteribus. Rostochii: Impensis Io. Christ. Koppii, 1772. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.1"). 372 pp.
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Offering Help with theImportant & Difficult Bits
Van Est, Willem Hessels (i.e., Estius).  Annotationes in praecipua ac difficiliora sacrae scripturae loca. Duaci [Douai]: Apud Gerardum Patté, sub signo missalis aurei, 1628. Folio in 6's (36 cm, 14.2"). [3] ff. (of 4, lacking title-leaf), 684 pp., [10] ff.
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LEC: The Dead Sea Scrolls inEnglish
Vermes, Geza, trans.  The Dead Sea scrolls. Westerham: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1966. Folio (31.6 cm, 12.4"). [8], 241, [3] pp.; 16 col. plts.
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Wood’s Bible Dictionary
Wood, James. A dictionary of the Holy Bible.... New-York: D. Hitt & T. Ware, 1813. 8vo (22 cm, 8.625"). 2 vols. I: 600 pp. II: 616 pp.
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With aLeaf from the Eliot Indian Bible
&Another from the Aitken Bible
Wright, John.  Early Bibles of America; being a descriptive account of Bibles published in the United States, Mexico and Canada. New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1894. Small 8vo (23 cm; 8.5"). xv, 483 pp., [43] leaves of plates.
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