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Lannigan & O'Shay at Sea
Decorative Designers” Binding
Fernald, Chester Bailey.  Under the jack-staff. New York: Century Co., 1903. 8vo. [6], 262 pp.
$75.00
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17th-Century Instruments ofMass Destruction & MAYHEM
Fernández de Medrano, Sebastián.  El perfecto artificial, bombardero y artillero, que contiene los artificios de fuegos marciales, nuevo uzo de bombas, granadas, y practica de la artilleria, y mosquete, &c. Brusselas: En casa de Lamberto Marchant, 1699. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [8] ff., 66 [i.e., 196] pp., [2] ff. (index), 9 fold. plates.
$2200.00
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Napoleon, Again
Fernández, Manuel.  Broadside. Begins: "Ciudadanos. Es llegado ya el momento en que el heroico pueblo Español...." [Cardona, 1823]. Folio. [1] f.
$200.00
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TRULY International Warfare, 1635
Fernando, el Infante. Declaracion de sv alteza el serenissimo Infante Cardenal. Tocante à la guerra contra la corona de Francia. [Madrid]: Herederos de la viuda de Pedro de Madrigal, a costa de pedro Coello, 1635. Small 4to. [7] ff.
$475.00

The Great Puritan: His Wars & Politics
Fletcher, Henry.  The perfect politician: or, A full view of the life and actions (military and civil) ofO. Cromwel.  Whereunto is added his character; and a compleat catalogue of all the honours conferr’d by him on several persons. London: printed by J. Cottrel, for William Roybould at the Unicorn, and Henry Fletcher at the three Gilt Cups in St Paul’s Church-yard, 1660. Small 8vo (13.5 cm; 5.25"). [4] ff., 459 [i.e., 359, [1] pp., port. in facsimile.
$750.00
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Case Reports & Legal DiscoursesPr. for Sarah Cotter
Foster, Michael, Sir.  A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law. Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter, 1763. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). xii, 412, [16] pp.
$1875.00
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Case ReportsSarah Cotter Printing ENVELOPE BINDING
Foster, Michael, Sir.  A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law. Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter, 1767. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). x, 412 pp., [10] ff.
$900.00
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Memoirs ofthe Minister of Police
Fouché, Joseph.  The memoirs of Joseph Fouché, Duke of Otranto, minister of the general police of France. London: Charles Knight (William Clowes, pr.), 1825. 8vo. Frontis. port., viii, 357, [3], 329, [1] pp.
$235.00
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The TROJAN WAR, Italian Renaissance–StyleIllustrated, Uncommon
[Franci, Angelo Giovanni?].  Libro chiamato el Troiano in rima historiato, elqual tratta la destruttion de Troia fatta per li Greci, & come per tal destruttion su edificata Roma, Padua, e Verona, & molte altre cittade in Italia ... Novamente corretto. [Colophon: Vinegia: Bartholomio detto l’Imperadore & Francesco suo genero, 1556]. 8vo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). [223] ff. (O1 & O8 lacking); illus.
$2775.00
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EYEWITNESS TO HISTORY
inLate 14th-Century France, Spain, Portugal, & England
Froissart, Jean.  Le premier [second, tiers, qvart] volvme de l'histoire et croniqve de Messire Iehan Froissart. Lyon: Par Ian de Tovrnes, imprimevr dv roy, 1559–61. Folio extra (35 cm; 13.75") 4 vols. in 1. I: [10] ff, 462 pp., [17] ff. II: [6] ff, 314 pp., [3] ff. III: [6] ff., 363, [1] pp., [2] ff. IV: [6] ff., 350 pp., [3] ff.
$1200.00
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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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GiltMOSAIC Binding
[Gavard, Charles].  Souvenir d'une promenade a Versailles. Paris: au Bureau des Galeries Historiques de Versailles, [ca. 1850–55]. Folio (36.5 cm; 14.5"). [6] ff., 50 leaves of plates.
$600.00
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We Are Not Fighting a War of Aggression against the German People”
George, David Lloyd.  British war aims. New York: George H. Doran Co., 1918. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 15, [1] pp.
$45.00
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Around the World withMaps & Costumes
Goodrich, Samuel G.  The second book of history, including the modern history of Europe, Africa, and Asia. Boston: Charles J. Hendee & G.W. Palmer and Co., 1838. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., 180 pp.; 16 maps.
$75.00
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"The Military Service Publishing Co." (1945)
Greene, Graham.   This gun for hire. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Military Service Publishing Co., [1945]. Small 8vo. [6 (2 blank)], 216, [2 (blank)] pp.
$30.00

Famous Epistolary
Grotius, Hugo.  Epistolae quotquot reperiri potuerunt; in quibus praeter hactenus editas, plurimae theologici, iuridici, philologici, historici, & politici argumenti occurrunt. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex typographia P. & I. Blaeu ... apud Wolfgang, Waasberge, Boom, à Someren & Goethals, 1687. Folio (37.5 cm, 14.76"). [4] ff., 977, [2] pp.
$1600.00
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Grotius on THE LAW of War & of the Sea,
&
on Natural Law
Grotius, Hugo.  Hugonis Grotii De jure belli ac pacis libri tres, in quibus jus naturae & gentium, item juris publici praecipua explicantur. Cum annotatis auctoris, ejusdemque dissertatione de Mari libero, ac Libello singulari de aequitate, indulgentia, & facilitate, nec non Joann. Frid. Gronovii v.c. notis in totum opus De jure belli ac pacis. Amstelaedami: Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1720. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). Frontis., engr. title-page, [13] ff., xxxv, [1] pp., [2] ff., 483, [1] pp., [1] f., [483!]–936 pp.; 43, [1] pp., [42] ff.
$550.00
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War & Peace, & Prosperity?
(Guatemala in the 1870s).  A collection of 17 broadsides, 2-page publications, and pamphlets. Guatemala: Various publishers/presses, 1870–79. All items folio.
$3450.00
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No Penseis Jamas en Turbulencias” Take It Easy, Guys
Guerrero, Vicente.  [drop-title]. El general Guerrero a todos los militares de su mando. [colophon: Mexico: Imprenta (contraria al despotismo) de D.J.M.Benavente y socios, 1821]. Folio (31 cm; 12.25"). [2] pp.
$2200.00
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One of the Scarcer Elzevir Works
Haestens, Hendrik van.  La nouvelle Troye ou Memorable histoire du siege d'Ostende. Le plus signalé qu'on ait veu en l'Europe. En laquelle sont descripts & naifvement representés en diverses figures, les assauts, deffenses, inventions de guerre, mines, contremines, retranchemens, combats par terre & par mer, & autres choses remarcables advenues de part & d'autre, avec ce qui s'est passé par chascun jour durant ledit siege depuis le 5 iuing 1601 iusqu'au 20 septemb. 1604 qu'elle fut renduë. Recoeuillie des plus asseurés memoires. A Leyde: Chez Loys Elzevier, 1615. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [4] ff., 293 [i.e., 297], [1] pp., 14 fold. plates, port., coat of arms.
$950.00
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A Visit from an Unnamed BUTPossibly Discoverable &
Probably Published WOMAN Writer
Hall, Capt. Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to “Madam.” Putney Heath: no year. 12mo (7.125" x 4"). 2 pp., with integral blank leaf.
$125.00
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A Writer at a (Charming!) Loss for Words
Hall, Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to Isabella Walsh. Philadelphia: 17 December 1827. Small 4to (24 x 19 cm; 9.5" x 7.5"). 1 p.
$100.00
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More than One Lifetime's Worth of Adventure & Interesting Ideas
Harriott, John.  Struggles through life, exemplified in the various travels and adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, of John Harriott, Esq. London: Pr. for the author, 1815. 12mo (18 cm, 7.1"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., xvxv, [1], 443, [1] pp. II: xii, 428, [2] pp. III: vii, [1], 479, [1] pp. (lacking pp. 69–72); 1 fold. plt., 1 plt.
$750.00
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The Amazon & Its “Aborigines”52 Lithographed Plates
Herndon, William Lewis; & Gibbon, Lardner.  Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, made under direction ofthe Navy Department.... Washington: Robert Armstrong, 1853, & A.O.P. Nicholson, 1854.  8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. I: 414, [2], iii, [1] pp.; 16 plts. II: x, [2], 339, [1] pp.; 36 plts.
$600.00
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Groveling Malice!  Mercenary Views Sordid Interests!
Hervey, John Hervey, Baron.  Remarks on the Craftsman's vindication of his two hon.ble patrons in his paper of May 22. 1731. London: Pr. for J. Peele, 1731. 8vo (18 cm, 7.1"). 62 pp.
$250.00
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Chapman's HomerClassicists' Provenance
Homer, & George Chapman, trans.  [The whole works of Homer; prince of poetts In his Iliads, and Odysses]. London: Printed [by Richard Field, William Jaggard, and Thomas Harper] for Nathaniell Butter, [1634?]. Folio (28.1 cm; 11.125"). [26], 341, [9]; [12], 195–349, 352–76, [2] pp. Lacks engr. t-p. and 5 blanks.
$9500.00
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“A Literary Masterpiece, theHigh Noon of the Romantic School
Hugo, Victor.  The Battle of Waterloo, a romantic narrative. Westport, CT: Limited Editions Club, 1977. 4to (27.6 cm; 10.875"). [10], 99, [2] double-fold pp.; [5] plts.
$100.00
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Literature from a Successful Presidential CampaignThe People's Candidate”
Jackson, Isaac Rand. The life of William Henry Harrison, (of Ohio,) the people's candidate for the presidency. With a history of the wars with the British and Indians on our north-western frontier. Philadelphia: Marshall, Williams & Butler, 1840. 12mo (15.5 cm; 6"). [1–4], 5, vi–x, `5–222 pp. (complete despite odd pagination).
$145.00
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America Reads aboutthe Irish Rebellion of 1798
Jones, John, of Dublin.  An impartial narrative of the most important engagements which took place between His Majesty's forces and the insurgents, during the Irish Rebellion, in 1798; including very interesting information not before published. Carefully collected from authentic letters. Cambridge, N.Y.: Printed by Tennery & Stockwell, [1804]. 12mo. (17.5 cm; 7".) 237, [1] pp.
$400.00
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Irish InsurgencyAmerican Imprint & Provenance
Jones, John, of Dublin.  An impartial narrative of the most important engagements which took place between His Majesty's forces and the insurgents, during the Irish Rebellion, in 1798; including very interesting information not before published. Carefully collected from authentic letters. Second edition, with additions and corrections. South Newberlin, NY: Levi Harris, 1834. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). Frontis., 227, [1] pp.
$350.00
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I owe no apology to Your Grace . . .”
Kinnaird, Charles, 8th Baron.  A letter to the Duke of Wellington on the arrest of M. Marinet. London: Pr. [by Charles Wood] for James Ridgway, 1818. 8vo (18.8 cm, 7.375" ). [1] f., 40 pp.
$145.00
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Illustrated Admiration
Life of General Scott.  [New York?: 1852?]. 8vo. 32 pp.
$110.00
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The FIRST Step Towards INDEPENDENCEVENEZUELA
Llamosas, José de las; & Martín Tovar Ponte.  Broadside, begins: “Manifiesto. La Provincia de Venezuela ha logrado por el ardiente patriotismo de los vecinos de la Capital la dignidad politica que debia tener entre los Pueblos cultos de la America ... ” [Caracas]: En la imprenta de Gallagher y Lamb, [1810]. Folio (43.4 cm; 17"). 1 p.
$20,000.00
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Cortés Malinche & Montezuma
López de Gómara, Francisco.  Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. In Venetia: per Giouanni Bonadio, 1564. 8vo. [8], 354 of 356 ff. (lacking fol. 1 and final blank).
$3500.00
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An EarlyENGLISH Translation
Lucanus, Marcus Annaeus [Lucan].  Lvcans Pharsalia: Or the civill warres of Rome, betweene Pompey the great, and Ivlivs Cæsar. The whole tenne bookes, Englished by Thomas May...the second edition, corrected, and the annotations inlarged by the author. London: Thomas Iones (pr. by Aug. Mathews), 1631. 8vo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). π1a8A–S8T2; engr. frontis., [146] ff. [with] May, Thomas. A continvation of the subiect of Lucan’s historicall poem till the death of Ivlivs Cæser the 2d edition corrected and amended. London: James Boler, 1633. 8vo. A–K8(-K8); [79 of 80] ff.
$2000.00
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