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First Use of the Anchor & Dolphin DeviceFirst Aldine Printing of the Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri.  Le terze rime. [Venice: Aldus, 1502]. 8vo (15.2 cm; 6"). [244] ff.
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Espero que la Tranquilidad se Afianzara Mas Cada Dia”
Davila, Fernando Antonio.  [drop-title]  Carta dirigida por el Presidente de la Asamblea Constituyente, al Senor Arzobispo de Guatemala y su constestacion, recibida en esta fecha. [Guatemala]: Imprenta de la A. de Estudios, [1839]. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.25"). [1] f.
$775.00
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Polychromatic Binding16 Plates
De Ligny, François.  Vie de N.S. Jésus-Christ tirée des quatre Évangélistes par de Ligny. Limoges & Paris: Librairie des Bons Livres, 1852. Folio (38.5 cm). ix, [1], 152, 22, [2] pp.; 16 plts.
$600.00
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TrulyCLASSIC in Its Field: MAGIC
Del Río, Martin Antoine.  Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, et uanarum superstitionum confutatio, utilis theologis, iurisconsultis, medicis, philologis. Moguntiae: Apud Joannem Albinum, 1603. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). [12 ff.], 276 pp., [8] ff.; [2 ff.], 268 pp., [10], [2] ff., 250 pp., [5] ff. (without the folding table in book II).
$5000.00
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Notes on theLife & Death of Jesus
Drexel, Jeremias.  Deliciae gentis humanae Christus Iesus, nascens, moriens, resurgens, orbis amori propositus: Ser[enissi]mo utriusq[ue] Bauarie duci S.R.I. Archidapif[ero] Electore Maximiliano et ser[enissi]ma coniuge Maria Annae Austriacae inscriptus & consecratus. Antverpiae: Apud Viduam Ioannis Cnobbari, 1639. 12mo (12.9 cm; 5.125"). [24], 390, [20], 478 pp.
$375.00
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The State of a Significant Bishopric, POST-Revolution
A Two-VolumeFRENCH Sammelband
Du Trousset d’Héricourt, Bénigne-Urbain-Jean-Marie, Bishop of Autun.   [Mandements, etc.]. Autun: L'Imprimerie de Dejussieu, 1829–1852. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.7"). 2 vols. I: [~550] pp. II: [~500] pp.; various paginations.
$575.00
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Back & Forth: The Exclusion Crisis
England & Wales. Parliament. House of Commons.  The humble address of the House of Commons, presented to His Majesty, upon Tuesday the 21th. day of December, 1680. In answer to His Majesties gracious speech to both houses of Parliament, upon the 15th. day of the same December. London: John Wright & Richard Chiswell, 1680. Folio (27.1 cm, 10.75"). [4], 133–43, [1] pp. [with] England & Wales. Sovereign (1660–1685: Charles II). His Majesties declaration to all his loving subjects, touching the causes & reasons that moved him to dissolve the two last parliaments. London: Pr. by the assigns of John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, & Henry Hills, 1681. Folio. 10, [2] pp.
$675.00
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Monastic House EditionCharming Colophon
Ephraem, Syrus, St.  Sermones B[eati] Ephraem Edessenae Ecclesiae diaconi. Fratre Ambrosio eremita Camaldulensi, interprete. In Agro Patavino [i.e., Torreglia]: In Sacra Eremo S[anctae] Mariae de Ruah, 1585. 8vo (15.7 cm, 6.325"). [12], 116 ff.; illus.
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A Paragon of a Priest Who Helped Quell the Tupac Katari Rebellion
Erazu de Burunda, Joseph.  Elogio funebre del ilustrisimo señor Doct. D. Gregorio Francisco de Campos. Lima: En la Imprenta de la Casa de los Niños Expósitos, 1792. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [39] ff., 60 pp., [2] ff.
$925.00
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Canon Law & Commentary
Espen, Zeger Bernhard van.  Supplementum in corpus juris canonici, sive in jus universum ecclesiasticum cum brevi commentario ad Decretum Gratiani. Coloniae Agrippinae [Cologne]: Sumpt. viduae Wilh. Metternich & filii Bibl. sub signo Gryphi, 1732. Folio extra (36.2 cm, 14.25"). [2] ff., 194 pp.; 170, [10] pp.
$250.00
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Biography of a Nice, ORDINARY Guy
(by anExtraordinary One)
Espinosa, Isidro Félix de.  El cherubin custodio de el arbol de la vida, la Santa Cruz de Queretaro. Vida del Ve. siervo de Dios Fray Antonio de los Angeles, Bustamante. Mexico: Por Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1731. 4to (20 cm; 7.75"). [12] ff., 216 pp., plt. ( port.).
$5000.00

Marriage Advice Framed within aScholarly Work
Fausto, Sebastiano.  Delle nozze: trattato del Fausto da Longiano, in cui si leggono i riti, i costumi, gl'instituti, le cerimonie, et le solennità di diversi antichi popoli, ende si sono tratti molti problemi; & aggiuntiui, i precetti matrimoniali di Plutarco. In Venetia: Per Plinio Pietrasanta, 1554. 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 45, [3] pp.
$1500.00
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Learn to SpeakARAUCANIAN
Febres, Andrés.  Arte de lengua general del reyno de Chile ... y ... un vocabulario hispano-chileno, y un calepino chileno-hispano mas copioso. Lima: en la calle de la Encarnaçion, 1765. Small 8vo (14 cm; 5.5"). [15] ff., 682 pp., [1] ff.
$4500.00
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A Capuchin on the Trinity, with Some POETRY as Well
Feliciano de Sevilla.  El sol increado dios trino y uno, y la grande excelencia de su culto y devocion. Reimpreso en Mexico: por D. Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1790. 4to (20.5 cm; 8.25"). [10] ff., 464 pp.
$775.00
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A De-Catholicized Archbishop?
[Fénelon, François de Salignac de la Mothe].  Selections from the writings of Fenelon. With a memoir of his life. By a lady. Boston: Hilliard, Gray, and Wilkins, 1831. 8vo (18.4 cm; 7.25"). 304 pp.
$100.00
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First Guidebook toMarian Shrines in Mexico
A Very Early Florida Author
 
Florencia, Francisco de.  Zodiaco mariano en que el sol de justicia Christo con la salud en las alas vista como signos, y casas proprias para beneficio de los hombres los templos, y lugares dedicados à los cultos de su SS. Madre por medio de las mas celebres, y milagrosas imagenes de la misma Señora, que se veneran en esta America Septentrional, y reynos de la Nueva España. Mexico: En la Nueva Imprenta del Real, y Mas Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, 1755. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [24], 328 pp.
$2000.00
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From“la Voz de la Religion”
Flores Alatorre, Agustín. Contestacion dada al supremo gobierno...como fiscal suplente de la Suprema Corte de Justicia. Mexico: Imp. de la Voz de la Religion, 1850. 8vo. 29 pp.
$250.00

A Pretty Little BookA Litmus Test forYour” Variety of Catholicism
Francis of Assisi, St.  Fioretti ... testo di lingua secondo la lezione adottata dal P.A. Cesari e con brevi note filologiche di P. Fraticelli. Firenze: Pietro Fraticelli, 1845. Sm 8vo (14.8 cm; 5.75"). 330 pp.
$400.00
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The Way of DevotionThe King's Own Edition
Francis, de Sales, Saint.  An introduction to a devout life. London: Henry Hills, 1686. 12mo (13.2 cm, 5.25"). Frontis., [34], 675 (i.e., 685), [25] pp.
$525.00
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Revising theRules of Conduct & Administration
Franciscans.  Provincia de San Diego de México.  Constituciones de la Provincia de San Diego de Mexico de los Menores Descalços de la mas estrecha observancia regular de N.S.P.S. Francisco en esta Nueva-España. México: Por los Herederos de la viuda de Francisco Rodriguez Lupercio, 1698. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [18], 263, [16] ff.
$3250.00
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Surprising ContentCapuchins in Tibet
Surprising FrontispieceUncalled for, Signed, & Au Sanguine
Francisco, de Ajofrín, fray.   Carta familiar de un sacerdote, respuesta a un colegial amigo suyo, en que le dà cuenta de la admirable conquista espiritual del vasto imperio del gran Thibèt, y la mission que los padres Capuchinos tienen alli, con sus singulares progressos hasta el present. Dase tambien una noticia succinta de la fundacion de esta penitente seraphica familia; de los santos que la ilustran, cardenales, arzobispos; de su observancia, y austeridad, missiones que tiene en todo orbe, provincias, conventos, y religiosos en que se halla propagada, con orras noticias historico-eclesiasticas. Mexico: En la imprenta de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1765. Small 4to. Frontis., [2] ff., 48 pp.
$10,500.00
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Spanish Edition of theSpiritual Conferences in a Handsome Binding
François de Sales, St. Verdaderos entretenimientos del glorioso señor San Francisco de Sales.... Madrid: Por Andres Ortega a costa de Bartholome Ulloa, 1768. 4to (20.8 cm, 8.125"). [14] ff., 350 pp., [1 (blank)] f.
$500.00

Six Items TogetherA French Lady's Anti-Jesuit Sammelband
[Frey de Neuville, Pierre-Claude].  Observations sur l'Institut de la Société des Jésuites. Avignon: Alexandre Giroud, 1761. 8vo (16.6 cm; 6.5"). [1] f., 108 pp. [bound with] [Anonymous]. Les Jesuites convaincus par leurs propres ouvrages d'être toujous les mêmes. Rome, 1761. 8vo. 32 pp. [also bound in] [Routh, Bernard], supposed author. Mémoire pour les jésuites de Franche-Comté. Besançon, 1762. 8vo. [1] f., 109, [1 (blank)] pp. [also bound in] [Cabut, Pierre]. Mes doutes sur la mort des jesuites. [France, ca. 1762]. 8vo. [1] f., 37, [1 (blank)] pp. [also bound in] [Anonymous]. **** Lettre sur le procés-verbal de vérification des textes des assertions cités dans l'instruction pastorale de M. l'archevéque de Paris, du 28 Octobre 1763.... [Place not determined], 1764. “Seconde édition.” 8vo. 143, [1 (blank)] pp. [also bound in] [Anonymous]. **** Tout n'est pas fait dans l'affaire des Jésuites, ou lettre d'un de leurs creanciers a M *** avocat au parlement. Lyon, 1765. 8vo. 52 pp.
$1500.00
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HOW the ChristiansLost All in Palestine”
Fuller, Thomas.  The historie of the holy warre ... the second edition.  Cambridge: Pr. by R. Daniel for Thomas Buck, 1640. Folio (27.7 cm, 10.9"). Add. engr. t.-p., [16], 286, [30] pp.; 1 fold. map.
$1275.00
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DIFFERENCES Between France & Spain
  & Frenchmen & SpaniardsIn ITALIAN
García, Carlos.  Antipatia de francesi e spagnuoli. Venetia: Presso Cristoforo Tomasini, 1640. 12mo. 216 pp.
$475.00
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The Lyf of Seynt Katerine
Gibbs, Henry Hucks.  The life and martyrdom of Saint Katerine of Alexandria, virgin and martyr. Now first printed from a manuscript of the early part of the fifteenth century in the possession of Henry Hucks Gibbs, with preface, notes, glossary, and appendix. London: Nichols & Sons, 1884. 4to (26.6 cm, 10.5"). [8], xix, [1], 86, [2], lxii, 188 pp.; 1 col. plt.
$500.00
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Eric Gill Writes, His Son-in-Law Draws
Gill, Eric, & Denis Tegetmeier.  Unholy trinity. London: J. M. Dent & Sons (for Hague & Gill Ltd. [prs.]), [colophon: 1938]. Square 8vo (21 cm; 8"). [12] ff. (i.e., [24] pp.), illus.
$145.00
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A Bishop/Politician onPost-Revolutionary Doctrine
Gobel, Jean-Baptiste Joseph.  Lettre pastorale de monsieur l'évêque métropolitain de Paris au clergé & aux fidèles de son diocèse. Paris: Cl. Simon, 1791. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 48 pp.
$135.00
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DecorativePolish Catholic Miniature
(God be with you!).  Bóg z toba! Ksiazka do nabozenstwa dla katolików obojga plci.  Warszawa i Wimperk: J. Steinbrenera, 1911. 16mo (9.8 cm, 3.75"). 256 pp. (19–30 lacking); illus.
$100.00
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Protecting the Virgin of Guadalupe from theImpugnings of Juan Bautista Muñoz
Gomez Marin, Manuel.  Defensa guadalupana ... contra la disertacion de D. Juan Bautista Muñoz. Méjico: Impr. de Alejandro Valdes, 1819. Small 4to. [5] ff., 55, [1 (blank)] pp.
$525.00
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A Bishop of LIMA Feuds with the POPE
González Vigil, Francisco de Paula.  Light in Darkness. a book for Catholicsand Protestants, letter to the Pope, and an analysis of the brief of the 10th of June, 1851. Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1852. 12mo. 44 pp.
$150.00
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His Masterpiece
Granada, Luis de.  Introduction [sic] del symbolo de la fe, en la qual se trata de las excelencias de la fe, y de los dos principales mysterios della, que son la creacion del mundo, y la redempcion del genero humano, con otras cosas anexas a estos dos mysterios, repartidas en quatro partes ... de nuevo ... corregida y emendada en esta tercera impression. Salamanca: por los herederos de M. Gast, 1585. Folio. 4 parts in 1 vol. I: [10] ff., 188 pp., [2] ff. II: 221, [1] p., [1] f. (lacking pp. 3–18). III: 153, [1] pp., [1] f. IV: 126 pp., [1] f.
$1500.00
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Anti-Monarchy, Pro-Religion, Pro–Religious FREEDOM
Grégoire, Henri.  Observations sur les calomniateurs et les persécuteurs en matiere de religion. Paris: Chez la citoyenne Desrois (de l'Imprimerie-Librarie chretienne), [1796]. 8vo (21.1 cm, 8.3"). 27, [1] pp.
$135.00
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One of the NICEST Books of This Sort that We've Ever Seen
     (“Relinquishing . . . Prospects of a Brilliant Worldly Career”)
Gregorius I.  Dialogus beati Gregorii Pape [uniform title: Dialogorum libri quattuor]. [colophon: Parisiis: Udalrici Gering et Berchtoldi Renbolt, 1494/5]. 4to (21.2 cm; 8.375"). [79] pp. Lacks final blank (only).
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Aldine Editio Princeps
Gregory, of Nazianzus, Saint.  Gregorii Nazanzeni theologi Orationes lectissimae XVI. [colophon: Venetiis: In aedibus Aldi, et Andreae soceri, 1516]. 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). [8], 311, [1] ff.
$2450.00
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Awen Anna Kije Manito?CREE
Guéguen, Jean Pierre.  Kiskinoamati-Masinaigan gaie aiamie kokwedjimitowini-masinaigan, à l'usage des Sauvages du Saint-Maurice (Postes de Wemontaching, Okikendatc Manawan Coucoucache) et de Mekiskan. Publié sous les soins du Rév. Père Jean-Pierre Gueguen, O.M.I. Montréal: C.O. Beauchemin & Fils, Lib.-Imprimeurs, 1889. 16mo. 32 pp.
$725.00
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“The Queen Is Not . . . Any Way Concerned in the Murder of the King”
Guilford, Francis North.  The examination of Captain William Bedlow, deceased, relating to the Popish Plot. London: Printed by the assigns of John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills , 1680. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.25"). 16 pp.
$225.00
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