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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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London Cries & Old Mother HubbardHand-Colored Engravings
[Harris, John, pub.].  Sam Syntax's description of the cries of London, as they are daily exhibited in the streets. London: John Harris, [ca. 1825]. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., [1], 17 ff.; col. illus. [bound with] [Martin, Sarah Catherine]. The comic adventures of Old Mother Hubbard and her dog: In which are shown the wonderful powers that good old lady possessed in the education of her favourite animal. London: John Harris, [ca. 1830]. 12mo. Frontis., 16, [1 (adv.)] ff.; col. illus.
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Tudela's TravelsTales Told for Children, Illustrated
Shulevitz, Uri, trans. & illus.  The travels of Benjamin of Tudela: through three continents in the twelfth century. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2005. Large square quarto.
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The FIRST Work of Systematic Theology in EASTERN CHRISTIANITY
John, of Damascus, Saint (Joannis Damasceni).  [five lines in Greek, romanized as] Ioannou tou Damaskenou Ekdosis tes orthodoxou pisteos. Tou autou peri ton en pistei kekoimemenon. [then in Latin] Ioannis Damasceni editio Orthodoxae fidei. Eiusdem de iis, qui in fide dormierunt. Veronae: [Apud Stephanum et fratres Sabios], 1531. 4to in 8s (21.5 cm, 8.375"). [8], 150, [4] ff.
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Commerce Unites Men of All Countries, &
  Scatters Plenty & Variety Over the Earth
 
[Darton, William].  Little Jack of all trades; or, mechanical arts described, in prose and verse, suited to the capacities of children. With engraved representations of the different trades. London: Harvey & Darton, 1823. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.89"). 66, [4 (adv.)] pp.; 15 plts.
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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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Presages of DeathStrange & Unexplainable Apparitions
[Tregortha, John].  News from the invisible world; or interesting anecdotes of the dead; containing a particular survey of remarkable and well authenticated accounts of apparitions, ghosts, spectres, and visions, together with some remarkable dreams, impulses, and other ominous circumstances which have led to the most remarkable discoveries, some of which has been extracted from the works of the Rev. John Wesley, and other eminent divines. York: C. Croshaw, [1810]. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.16"). Col. frontis., 34, [2] pp.
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A FORGERY of a Renaissance Rarity
Boccaccio, Giovanni.   Il Decamerone ... nvovamente corretto. et con diligentia stampato. [colophon: Firenze {i.e., Venice}: Li heredi di Philippo di Giunta {i.e,, Angiolo Pasinello for Stefano Orlandelli}, 1527 {i.e, 1729}]. 4to (24 cm, 9.5"). [16] pp, 284 ff.
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Forster's IMPROVED Anacreon
Anacreon; Edward Forster, ed.; Lavinia Banks Forster, illus.   Anacreontis Odaria, ad textus Barnesiani fidem emendata. Accedunt variae lectiones cura Edvardi Forster ... Londini: Ex officina B.R. Howlett, veneunt apud J. Murray, 1813. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.36"). [2], 130 pp.; illus.
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A Pretty Present Indeed
My pretty present.   Thomas Nelson & Sons; London: S.W. Partridge & Co., [ca. 1885]. 18mo (14.7 cm, 5.75"). [56] pp.; illus.
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19th-CenturyChildren at WORK & at Play
Burden, Mrs.  Short tales in short words: About the lame boy; the sea shore; the cross boy; and, the stray child. London: Thomas Dean & Son, [1855]. 12mo (15.2 cm, 5.98"). 59, [5 (4 adv.)] pp. (lacking 4 pp.); 7 col. plts. (incl. in pagination).
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Uncommon Version of Bodoni's Aminta
Tasso, Torquato.   Aminta favola boschereccia ... ora alla sua vera lezione ridotta. Crisopoli: Impresso Co' Topi Bodoniani, 1796. 4to (24.2 cm, 9.52"). xxxvii, [1], 142 pp.
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A Memorial Tribute to Michael MathesA 1629 Assessment of California & Its Natives
Martinez, Enrico.  Parecer que dio Henrrico [sic] Martinez cosmographo de S.M. en gueguetoca obra del desague a 30 de Iulio de 1629. Sobre las ventajas o perjuicios que se podian esperar del descubrimiento, conquista y pacificacion de las prouincias de las Califonias, con espresion de las costumbres y vsos de sus naturales, &ca. Molino de Sancta Rosa, San Geronymo Tacambaro: Taller Martin Pescador, 2015. 8vo (22 cm, 9"). 12 pp., [2] ff.
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A 30-Item One-Author Sampling ofBodoni “Job Printing”     
Turchi, Adeodati.  Collection of Bodoni editions of 30 works by Turchi. [Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale], 1788–96. 12mo & 8vo. In 3 vols.
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Preparing the Faithful forthe Proper Celebration of the Assumption of Mary
Oviedo, Juan Antonio. Vida de Nuestra Senora, repartida en quince principales mysterios, meditados en los quince dias primeros de agosto ... Sevilla: Imprenta de las Siete Revueltas, 1739. 8vo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). [12] ff., 112 pp.
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“The Father of the post–World War II Private-Press Movement”
Duncan, Harry; Juan Pascoe, comp. & ed.  The inner tympan: The collected verse and prose of Harry Duncan [compiled by Juan Pascoe]. Tacámbaro: Taller Martín Pescador, 2015. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 305 pp., illus., ports.
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Investigating the Signs of the Body
Naumann, Moritz Ernst Adolph.  Handbuch der allgemeinen Semiotik. Berlin: August Hirschwald (pr. by J.G.F. Kniestädt), 1826. 12mo (17.8 cm, 7"). xviii, 456 pp.
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First U.S. Standalone PrintingThree Versions
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron.  A dream of fair women. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1880–85. 8vo (22.9 cm, 9.01"). 3 vols. All 3: Frontis., 103, [1] pp.; illus.
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The “English Merlin”His Foundational Text of Modern Astrology
Lilly, William.  Christian astrology modestly treated of in three books. The first containing the use of an ephemeris, the erecting of a scheam of heaven; nature of the twelve signs of the zodiack, of the planets; with a most easie introduction to the whole art of astrology. The second, by a most methodicall way, instructeth the student how to judge or resolve all manner of questions contingent unto man, viz. of health, sicknesse, riches, marriage ... The third, containes an exact method, whereby to judge upon nativities; severall wayes how to rectifie them; how to judge the generall fate of the native by the twelve houses of Heaven, according to the naturall influence of the stars ... London: Pr. by Theo. Brudenell for John Partridge & Humph. Blunden, 1647. 4to (19.4 cm, 7.64"). [46], 25–832, [12 (cat.)], [8 (index)] pp. (frontis. lacking; last four [index] leaves in facsimile); illus.
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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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A Series of Medieval LEAVES
(Medieval Manuscript Leaves).  A selectioneminently suitable for use in the teaching and practicing paleography.
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19th-Century Electro-Metallurgy Techniques of Image Reproduction
Smee, Alfred; Edmond de Valicourt, ed.  Nouveau manuel complet de galvanoplastie ou éléments d'électro-métallurgie contenant l'art de réduire les métaux a l'aide du fluide galvanique, pour dorer, argenter, platiner, cuivrer, etc. etc. Paris: La Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1860. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6"). 2 vols. I: [4], 411, [1] pp.; illus. II: [2], 372 pp.; 2 fold. plts.
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Managing the WAR against the PLAGUE
Muratori, Lodovico Antonio. Del governo della peste, e delle maniere di guardarsene ... Diviso in politico, medico, & ecclesiastico. Da conservarsi, & aversi pronto per le occasioni, che Dio tenga sempre lontane; ed in questa seconda edizione accresciuto dall' autore con nuove aggiunte poste in fine del libro. Torino: Pietro Giuseppe Zappata, 1721. 4to (22.4 cm, 8.82"). xxviii, 383, [3] pp.
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Much Marginalia & Interlinear NotesA PMM Incunable Title
Augustinus Aurelius (St. Augustine, of Hippo).  Augustinus De ciuitate Dei cum commento. [Freiburg im Breisgau : Kilianus Piscator (Fischer), 1494]. Folio in 6s (30.5 cm, 12"). [256] ff.
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An Uncommon Bunyan
Bunyan, John. The heavenly footman. London: Pr. by S. & C. McDowall for Williams & Smith, [ca. 1810?]. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.56"). 12 pp.
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PASCOE on CÉSAR
Pascoe, Juan (comp., ed., intro., contrib.).  Cornelio Adrián César: Impresor flamenco en México, 1597–1633. Volume I: 1597–1604. [Tacambaro, Mexico]: El Taller Martìn [sic] Pescador, en colaboración con la Biblioteca Francisco de Burgoa de Oaxaca y The John Carter Brown Library, 2017. 4to (29.8 cm; 11.5"). 410 pp., illus.
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TWO First Editions, One Bodoni-Printed
Melesigenio, Euforbo (pseud. of Tommaso Valperga di Caluso).   Omaggio poetico di Euforbo Melesigenio P. A. alla serenissima altezza di Giuseppina Teresa di Lorena. Parma: Nel Regal Palazzo Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1792. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). [4], 84, [12] pp.  [bound with] Melesigenio, Euforbo (pseud. of Tommaso Valperga di Caluso). Libellus carminum. Taurini: Ex Typographia Regia, 1795. 8vo. 31, [1] pp.
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Garnish the Shredded Wheat Christmas Pudding
with a
Sprig of Holly
Shredded Wheat Company.  Fifty ways of serving shredded wheat. Including the dishes that won the gold prizes. Niagara Falls, NY: Shredded Wheat Co., (copyright 1924). 8vo. 20 pp.
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TWO 18th-Century English Verse Poems about
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Maintenance Thereof
Joannes, de Mediolano; William Combe, trans.  The oeconomy of health. [London]: Sold by Mr. Almond, & Messrs. Becket & De Hondt, & Mr. Newbery, [1776? 1780?]. 8vo (18.4 cm, 7.25"). Engr. t.-p. (incl. in pagination), xv, [3], 56 pp. [bound with] Armstrong, John. The art of preserving health: A poem. London: T. Davies, 1774. 8vo. [4], 96 pp.
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Early 19th–Century Seismology
Vassalli-Eandi, Antonio Maria.  Rapport sur le tremblement de terre qui a commencé le 2 avril 1808, dans les vallées de Pélis, de Cluson, de Pô, etc. Fait à la classe des sciences physiques et mathématiques de l'Académie Impériale de Turin dans sa séance du 2 mai 1808. [Turin]: Felix Galletti, 1808. 8vo (22 cm, 8.66"). 136, [2 (index)] pp.
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History of the Roman EmpireBodoni Printing
Tacitus, Cornelius.  C. Cornelii Taciti opera. Parmae: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1797. 8vo (22 cm, 8.66"). 2 vols. I: [4], xii, [4], 379 (i.e., 376) pp. II: [4], 328 pp.
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Spectacle de la NatureIllustrated
Thomson, James; Marie Jeanne de Chatillon Bontemps, trans.  Les saisons, poème traduit de l'anglais de Thompson. Paris: Didot Jeune, 1796. 8vo (24 cm, 9.45"). 272 pp.; 4 plts.
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Oxford, Leporello-StyleThe Men *&* the Milieu
(University of Oxford).  Whittock, Nathaniel.  The costumes of the members of the University of Oxford. London: N. Whittock, (ca. 1840–50). 32mo (12.2 x 112.9 cm, 4.75 x 44.45"). [2] pp.; 17 col. plts.
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Part of the Series of Texts Printed byDIDOT for theEducation of the Dauphin
Massillon, Jean-Baptiste.  Petit careme. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1789. Large 4to (31 cm, 12. 25"). [4] ff., 312 pp.
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Imagining theSplendour & Magnificence of Former Days
Atkins, Sarah [Lucy Sarah Atkins Wilson].   Relics of antiquity, exhibited in the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, with an account of the destruction and recovery of those celebrated cities. New York: W.B. Gilley (pr. by Vanderpool & Cole), 1826. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). [2], ix, [1], 143, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
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Chinese Buddhists in India
Beal, Samuel.  Chinese accounts of India. Calcutta: S. Gupta for Susil Gupta, 1957–58. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). 3 vols. (of 4) I: [8], 127, [1] pp. II: vi, [2], [129]–258 pp. III: [8], [259]–396 pp.
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No, REALLY???For a HAT?
Dorrance, John; Arthur Fenner.  Report of the case John Dorrance against Arthur Fenner tried at the December term of the Court of Common Pleas, in the county of Providence, A.D. 1801. To which are added, the proceedings in the case Arthur Fenner vs. John Dorrance. Providence: Printed by Bennett Wheeler, 1802. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). iv, 116 pp.
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Limited-Edition, Improved Horace
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus.  Q. Horatii Flacci Opera. Parmae: In Aedibus Palatinis Typis Bodonianis, 1793. Large 4to (30.9 cm, 12.16"). [4 (2 blank)], xv, [3], 371, [1 (blank)] pp.
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The Murder Failed but . . .
Coke, Arundel, & John Woodburn (defendants).  An Exact and particular narrative of a cruel and inhumane murder attempted on the body of Edward Crispe, esq., at St. Edmunds-Bury in Suffolk, ... by Arundel Coke, esq., barrister at law, and John Woodburn, a laborer. Together with both their examinations and confessions ... : also the information of John Carter, a blacksmith, and the declaration of Mr. Crispe himself ... London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1722. 8vo in 4s (19 cm). 28 pp.
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Bodoni's Institution des Enfans”A Fine Press Polyglot Juvenile
Muret, Marc-Antoine; Nicolas Louis François de Neufchâteau, trans.   Conseils d'un pere a son fils imités des vers que Muret a écrits en Latin pour l'usage de son neveu. Parme: Imprimé par Bodoni, 1801. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). [4], 46, [2 (blank)] pp.
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The Bible asGRAPHIC Achievement
Bible.  Latin & German. Selections. 1712.  Historiae celebriores Veteris [– Novi] Testamenti iconibus repraesentatae et ad excitandas bonas meditationes selectis epigrammatibus exornatae in lucem datae à Christophoro Weigelio. Noribergae: 1712. Folio (38.3 cm, 15.125"). 2 vols. in 1.   I: [1], 150 [of 151] plts.; II: [1], 108 plts.; lacking the last plate of vol. 1.
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A Great 18th-Century Printer Presents a
Great 17th-Century Dramatist
Racine, Jean.  Oeuvres de Jean Racine. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1784. 8vo in 4s (19 cm, 7.5". 3 vols. I: 463, [1] pp. II: [2] ff., 484 pp. III: [2] ff., 372 pp., [2] ff.
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The Admiral Was Convicted of . . . Losing His Temper?
Ogle, Chaloner, defendant.  The tryal of Sir Chaloner Ogle, Kt. rear admiral of the Blue. Before the Chief Justice of Jamaica, for an assault on the person of His Excellency Mr. Trelawney the governor, committed in his own house in Spanish Town, on the 22d day of July last. With authentic copies of the several letters that passed on that occasion, between Mr. Concanen, now Attorney General of the island, Sir Chaloner Ogle, the Governor, and A-----l V-----. London: Printed for W. Webb, 1743. 8vo (20 cm). 22 pp..
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Congo Mission Press Hymnal — LOKUNDO
Disciples of Christ Congo Mission.  Bonkanda wa nsao ya Nzakomba. Bolenge, Congo Belge: Disciples of Christ Congo Mission, 1918. 12mo (28 cm; 7.125"). 231 hymns.
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Aristotle Was Wrong: MAGGOTS Come from Eggs
Redi, Francesco, & Frederik Lachmund.  Opusculorum pars prior, sive experimenta circa generationem insectorum: Ad illustrem virum Carolum Dati. Amstelaedami: Apud Henricum Wetstenium, 1686. 12mo (13.5 cm, 5.3"). 1 vol. (of 2). Frontis., [10], 216, [20], 40, [6] pp.; 44 plts. (14 fold.).
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America's First “Homosexual Novel”?
Taylor, Bayard.  Joseph and his friend: a story of Pennsylvania. New York / London: G.P. Putnam & Sons / S. Low, Son & Marston, 1870. Small 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). vi, 361, [1], [2 (ads)] pp.
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An Acclaimed “Elizabethan” Pickering Production
Church of England. Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland together with the psalter or psalms of David pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. London: William Pickering, 1853. 12mo (18.4 cm, 7.25"). [720] pp.; illus.
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Explore Old EuropeSigned Decorated Cloth
Osborne, Albert B.  Picture towns of Europe. New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1926. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.375"). Frontis, xii, [2], 247, [1] pp.; 47 plts., map (incl. in pagination).
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Izaak Walton, Illustrated
Walton, Izaak.  The complete angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton: Extensively embellished with engravings on copper and wood ... To which are added, an introductory essay; the Linnaean arrangement of the various river fish delineated in the work; and illustrative notes. London: John Major (pr. at the Shakspeare Press by W. Nicol), 1824. 8vo in 4s (19.7 cm, 7.76"). lviii, 416 pp.; 14 plts.; illus. [with the same author's] The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson ... To which are added, the autographs of those eminent men, now first collected; an index, and illustrative notes. London: John Major (pr. at the Shakspeare Press by W. Nicol), 1825. Frontis., xviii, [2], 503, [1] pp.; 10 plts., illus.
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Ultra-Patriotic Verse Tribute to theSpirit of America
Taylor, Bayard.  The national ode. The memorial freedom poem. Boston: William F. Gill & Co., 1877 (copyright 1876). 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). Frontis., 744 pp.; illus.
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Woman's Beauty Defined byMEN of the World
Walker, Alexander.  Beauty; illustrated chiefly by an analysis and classification of beauty in woman. New York: J. & H.G. Langley; Philadelphia: Haswell, Barrington, & Haswell; Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co., 1840. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). xx, 390 pp., [3 (ads)] ff.
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Marco Polo's TRAVELS, Adapted for 19th-Century Youth, by a
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Knox, Thomas Wallace.  The travels of Marco Polo for boys and girls with explanatory notes and comments. New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons (pr. by Knickerbocker Press), 1885. 4to (23.2 cm, 9.125"). Frontis., xviii, 530 pp.; illus.
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Beerbohm's Caricatures ofRossetti & Friends
Beerbohm, Max.  Rossetti and his circle. London: William Heinemann, 1922. 4to (26 cm, 10.25"). [x] pp.; 23 col. plts.
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Shakspearean” Inspiration?A Special Copy
[Singer, Samuel Weller, ed.].  Shakspeare's [sic] jest book. Chiswick: A. & G. Way, prs., 1814. 8vo (20 cm, 7.875"). xxxii, 116, [2] pp.
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A Landmark of 15th-Century Poetry,
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Poliziano, Angelo.  Le stanze di messer Angelo Poliziano di nuovo pubblicate. Parma: Nel Regal Palazzo Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1792. Large 4to (30.8 cm, 12.12"). [4], xv, [1], 60 pp.
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and remarks geographical, historical, topographical, physical, natural, astronomical, mechanical, military, mercantile, political, and ecclesiastical. Made in above ten years travels through the empire of China: Particularly, upon their pottery and varnishing, silk and other manufactures, Pearl-fishing, the history of plants and animals, with a description of their dities and publick works, number of people, manners, language and customs, coin and commerce, their habits, oeconomy, and government, the philosophy of the famous Confucious. With many curious particulars; being, in general, the most authentick account of that country ... A new translation from the best Paris edition, and adorn’d with copper-plates. London: Pr. by John Hughs ... for Olive Payne, 1738. 8vo (20.7 cm; 8.125"). [4] ff.,536 pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plts. (2 fold.), fold. table.
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A Concise Overview for aVery Special Student Subset
Le Blond, Guillaume.  Abregé de geometrie à l'usage des pages de la Grande Ecurie du Roy. Où l'on donne ce qui est le plus nécessaire pour entrer dans l'étude des fortifications. Paris: Joseph Bullot & Jombert, 1737. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [4], 162, [6] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
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An Anti-Vaxxer in 1757:  Three Treatises from a Leader
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Haen, Anton de.  Quaestiones saepius motae super methodo inoculandi variolas, ad quas directa eruditorum responsa hucusque desiderantur; indirecta minus satisfacere videntur: Orbi medico denuo praepositae... Vindobonae: Joan. Thomae Trattner, 1757. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.125"). 80 pp. [with the same author's] Theses sistentes febrium divisiones, natamque ea de causa de miliaribus, ac petechiis, caeterisque febrilibus exanthematibus. Dissertationem: Ordine defendendae et oppugnandae . . . in Palatio Universitatis. . . edition altera. Vindobonae: Joan. Thomae Trattner, 1760. 8vo. [12], 142, [2 (blank)] pp. [and] Theses pathologicae de haemorrhoidibus, a medicinae studiosis ordine defendendae, et oppugnandae. . . Viennae: Joannis Thomae Trattner, 1759. 8vo. [12], 89, [1] pp.
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Civil Engineering:  Building (& Funding!) Railroads, in Italian
Biot, Édouard, & David Hansemann; Luigi Tatti, ed. & trans.  L'architetto delle strade ferrate: Ovvero, saggio sui principi generali dell'arte di formare le strade a ruotaje di ferro di Eduardo Biot altro dei sovraintendenti all' esecuzione della strada ferrata da Santo Stefano a Lione. Recato in Italiano con note ed aggiunte dall' ingegnere Luigi Tatti[.] Unitavi una memoria di Davide Hansemann relativa ai rapporti politici ed economici di questa specie di strade. Milano: Angelo Monti, 1837. 8vo (29.1 cm, 11.45"). viii, 371, [1] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
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The Classic, Magical Stories & Wonderful Illustrations
Perrault, Charles.  Contes des fées. Paris: Le Fuel, [ca. 1813]. Oblong 32mo (10.6 cm, 4.125"). Col. frontis., engr. t.-p., 258 pp.; 12 col. plts.
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A Lamb Disobeys Mom . . . & . . .
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The stray lamb. New York: Mahlon Day, [ca. 1825–33?]. Miniature (7.5 cm, 3"). 8 pp.
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Wondrous Happenings inSixth Century Italy
Gregorius I, Pont. Max. (Gregory I, pope).  Dialogorum libri quattuor. [colophon: Venetiis: per Hieronymus de Paganinis,1492]. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.625"). [79 of 80] ff., lacks final blank leaf.
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A Very! Large University BroadsidePrinted on SILK
Linares Montefrio y Martinez, Evaristo.  Broadside. Begins, Excmo. domino ac semper domino meo, D. Josepho Moñino, comiti de Florida Blanca ... Exoptat hihi iam diu illuxit dies ... quo publicum oc non tantum mei in studiies, profectus, verum etiam grati animi significationes testimonium exhiberem. Toleti [i.e., Toledo]: apud Nicolaum de Almanzano, typographum universitatis, 1782. Folio (76 x 57 cm, 31" x 22.5" ). [1] p.
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A Scarce Early AmericanumHarrisse's Copy, in His Personalized Gruel Binding
Catanaeus, Johannes Maria [a.k.a. Giovanni Maria Cattaneo].   Io: Mariae Catanaei Genua. [colophon: Romae: Impressum apud Iacobum Mazochium, 1514]. 4to (20.6 cm, 8.15"). [11] ff. (lacking final blank only).
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The Father of English Medicine
Sydenham, Thomas.  ... Methodus curandi febres, propriis observationibus superstructa. Amstelodami: Apud Gerbrandum Schagen, 1666. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). 112 pp.
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Mini” Natural History Chapbook
Pretty rhymes about birds and animals for little boys and girls.  New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, [ca. 1860]. Miniature (7.8 cm, 3"). 8 pp.; illus.
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Characters Noble ButDENSE
Kelly, Hugh.  False delicacy. A comedy; as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. London: R. Baldwin, W. Johnston, & G. Kearsly, 1768. 8vo. [8], 87, [1] pp.
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Baïf, Lazare de; Charles Estienne, ed.  De Vasculis libellus, adulescentulorum causa ex Bayfio decerptus, addita vulgari latinarum vocum interpretatione. Parisiis: Ex officina R. Stephani, 1536. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). 56, [8] pp. [bound with their] De Re vestiaria libellus, ex Bayfio excerptus: Addita vulgaris linguae interpretatione, in adulescentulorum gratiam atq; utilitatem. Parisiis: Ex officina Rob. Stephani, 1536. 8vo. 68, [10] pp. (final blank lacking).
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Well-Read & StudiedHOLBEIN Title-Page
Forteguerri, Scipione (Carteromaco); Hans Holbein, illus.  Scipionis Carteromachi Pistoriensis Oratio de laudibus literarum Graecarum. [colophon: Basileae: apud Joannem Frobenium, Mense Martio, 1517]. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.3"). [14] ff.
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