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Full a Fun, Tales, An Rhymes”Printed for the Author”
(A “CRISMAS BOWK”)?  [Robinson, Joseph Barlow].  [Works of Sammy Twitcher]. Owd Sammy Twitcher's Crismas bowk for the year 1870 .   Derby: Printed by the author, [1870]. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). 26 pp.; 4 plts. [with] Owd Sammy Twitcher's visit tu't Gret Exibishun e Darby. Derby: Pr. by the author, [1870]. 8vo. [24] pp. [and] Owd Sammy Twitcher's second visit tu't Gret Exibishun e Darby, wi' Jim. Pr. by the author, [1870]. 8vo. [24] pp. [and] Owd Sammy Twitcher's visit tu't watter cure establishment, at Matlock-Bonk. Darby: Pr. by the author, [1872]. 8vo. 54, [14 (adv.)], 22 (adv.) pp.; 4 plts.
$750.00
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YALIEHIJINX
Yale University.  The Yale naught-ical almanac for 1872. New Haven, CT: Published uner the auspices of the Tale Tract Association, [1871]. 8vo. 32 pp.; illus.; plus wrappers. [with] The Yale naught-ical almanac for 1873. [New Haven: no printer or publisher, 1872.] 8vo. 40 pp., illus.; plus wrappers. [with] The Yale naughty-gal all-man-ax for 1875. [New Haven: no printer or publisher, 1874.] 8vo. 44 pp., illus.; plus wrappers.
$425.00
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Florentine Decrees from the Giunta Press in Black & Red
Catholic Church. Popes (1431–1447, Eugenius IV; 1503–1513, Julius II).   [Liber sextus decretalium]. Constitutiones domini Eugenii iiii. pontificis maximi de unione Grecorum Armenorum & Jacobinorum in c[on]cilio florentino. Bulla Julii ii. de electione romani pontificis sine labe symonie ; item Bulla eiusdem de concessione testandi edificantibus in urbe vel extra per decem miliaria. Venetiis: Lucantonio de Giunta, 1514. 4to (21.7 cm, 8.5"). xi, [1] pp.
$500.00
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The First Kelmscott ROSSETTI
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  Ballads and narrative poems. [colophon: Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press; published by Ellis & Elvey, 1893]. 4to (20.9 cm, 8.5"). [4], 227, [1] pp.
$3250.00
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The Virtue of Mercy:  Elaborately, Elegantly, EMBLEMATICALLY ILLUSTRATED
Roscius, Julius.  Icones operum misericordiae cum Iulii Roscii Hortini Sententiis et explicationibu. Romae: Impensis Bartholomaei Grassii, incidebat Marius Cartarius [colophon: ex typographia Bartholomaei Bonfadini], 1586 [colophon: 1585]. Folio. [14] ff., 112 (i.e., 110) pp. (lacks final blank leaf only); illus. (2 engr. t-p and 15 plates).
$2875.00
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All That Ever Has Been Writ in Any Language upon the Subject”
PIRATES!
  
Exquemelin, Alexandre Olivier.  The history of the bucaniers of America. London: Printed for T. Evans, near York-Buildings; and W. Otridge, opposite the New Church in the Strand, 1774. 12mo (17.3 cm; 6.875"). 2 vols. I: [4], 318 pp. II: [2], 360, [12] pp.
$800.00
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Symbolism:  The “Great Handmaid of Early Christian Art”Deluxe Volume
Audsley, William J., & George A. Audsley.  Handbook of Christian symbolism. London: Day & Son, Ltd., [1865]. 4to (21.7 cm, 8.5"). x, 145, [1] pp.; 8 plts. (7 col.).
$115.00
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A LAW MANUAL Published by One South CarolinaFREEMASON & Used by Another
(Just One Notable Mark of Emphasis BUT That an Apt One)
[Grimké, John Faucheraud], comp.  The South-Carolina justice of peace, containing all the duties, powers and authorities of that office, as regulated by the laws now of force in this state. And adapted to the parish and county magistrate, to which is added, a great variety of warrants, indictments and other precedents.... Philadelphia: R. Aitken & Son, 1796. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). viii, 641, [3 (index)] pp. (622–25 incorrectly paginated 522–25).
$7000.00
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The Pleasure Philosophy”LECStyle Bruce Rogers the Designer
Epicurus.  The extant remains of the Greek text. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1947. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.3"). xvi, [2], 195, [3] pp.
[SOLD]
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A Limited, De Vinne Press Edition Decorations by Updike & Goodhue
(AN AMERICAN “BCP”).  Episcopal Church.  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 Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America together with the psalter or psalms of David. New York: Pr. for the committee [by De Vinne Press], 1893. Folio (37 cm, 14.63"). [14] ff., 566 pp., [1 (tailpiece and publisher's colophon)] f.
$900.00
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A Most Enjoyable Bibliographic Treasure —A VeryMiniature” Miniature Leporello
Lenepveu, Jules-Eugène, & Jean-Jacques Scherrer.  La vie de Jeanne d'Arc. No place: No publisher/printer, [1899–1900s?]. Miniature (3 x 2 cm; 1.125" x .75"). [9] pp., illus.
$225.00
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From a DARK Place — Hard Labor in Siberia
 10 STRIKING Wood Engravings
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.  The house of the dead. New York: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1982. 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.55"). xxiii, 360, [4] pp.; illus.
$130.00
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W.A.D. 1880 1980
(Dwiggins, William Addison).  Strand, Julia, ed. A tribute to W.A. Dwiggins on the hundredth anniversary of his birth. New York: Inkwell Press, 1980. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., 153, [3] pp.; illus.
$35.00
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TINY BOOKS BIG MessageA Quartet STILL in Their Sweet Little Box
Frost, S. Annie.  Very little tales for very little folks. New York: Am. Tract Society, 1873. 64mo (Case 9.3 cm, 3.75"; vols. 8.4 cm, 3.375"). 4 vols., illus. Little Tales: 80 pp. Out West: 80 pp. Four Cousins: 80 pp. Poppet: 80 pp.
$650.00
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“A God-Hero of the Golden Age of Myth” —
The First Original English-Language Poem on the Buddha
Arnold, Edwin.  The light of Asia. Being the life and teaching of Gautama prince of India and founder of Buddhism. Avon, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1976. Folio (30 cm, 11.8"). xxiv, 193, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$100.00
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Bookselling Reminiscences
Kaye, Barbara.  The company we kept. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, ©1995. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). 10, 224 pp.
$27.50
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Jesuit Devotional Work inOriginal BindingEvidence of Readership
Tausch, Caspar.  Fontes Salvatoris è quibus viae purgatiuae, illuminatiuae, unitiuae saluberrima fluenta dimanant. Antverpiae: Apud Ioannem Mevrsivm, 1643. 12mo (14.7 cm; 5.75"). 378, [2] pp., [2(blank)] ff.
$500.00
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The Later Years of theGolden Cockerel
Chambers, David, & Christopher Sandford, comp.  Cock-a-hoop a sequel to Chanticleer, Pertelote, and Cockalorum. Being a bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press September 1949 — December 1961. [Vancouver]: Pr. by W. & J. Mackay Ltd. for the Private Libraries Association for the Golden Cockerel Press, [1961]. 8vo (25.3 cm, 10"). 126 pp.; illus.
$100.00
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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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My Style of Drawing Birds”
Audubon, John James.  My style of drawing birds. Ardsley, New York: The Overland Press for The Haydn Foundation, 1979. Tall 8vo (29.2 cm; 11.5"). 26 pp., [2] ff., illus., facsims.
$27.50
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Plenty of Provenance & aTypographic Eyeful
Leigh, Edward.  A treatise of the divine promises; in five books. London: pr. by A. Miller for Thomas Underhill, 1650. 12mo (14.3 cm; 5.625"). [18], 409, [39] pp., 1 fold-out diagram.
$750.00
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Classic Primer / Good Cuts
(Primer).  New-England primer, improved; or, an easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading. To which is added, the Assembly's catechism. Boston: James Loring, [between 1815 and 1826]. 16mo (10 cm; 4"). [32] ff.; illus.
$275.00
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Vermont Law from 1824 to 1834
Thompson, Daniel Pierce, comp.  The laws of Vermont, of a public and permanent nature, coming down to, and including the year 1834. Montpelier: Knapp & Jewett, 1835. 8vo (24.3 cm, 9.6"). 228 pp.
$75.00
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The First Catholic Old Testament in English Once Owned by an “Unfit” Reader?!?
(Rather Unnerving Evidence of Readership)
Bible.  O.T. English. Douai. 1609–10.  The Holie Bible faithfully translated into English, out of the authentical Latin. Diligently conferred with the Hebrew, Greeke, and other editions in divers languages. With arguments of the bookes, and chapters: annotations: tables: and other helpes, for better understanding of the text: for discoverie of corruptions in some late translations: and for clearing controversies in religion. By the English College of Doway. Doway: Laurence Kellam, 1609–10. 4to (I: 22.3 cm, 8.75"; II: 21 cm, 8.3"). 2 vols. I: [2], 1115, [1] pp. (5 leaves supplied). II: 1124, [2 (errata)] pp. (5 leaves in facsimile).
$12,000.00
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Popeye Wants to Know: What's the Secret of the Jeep?
Segar, Elzie Crisler.  Popeye and the Jeep. Based on the famous comic strip “Thimble Theatre.” Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., copyright 1937. 16mo (11.5 cm, 4.5"). 424, 4 (3 adv.) pp.; illus.
$30.00
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JAPAN “The Subject Is Great, the Actions Sublime,
the ADVENTURESSurprising & Full of Wonders”
Crasset, Jean.  The history of the church of Japan. Written originally in French by Monsieur L’Abbe de T. And now translated into English. By N. N. Volume I. London: [publisher not identified], 1705. 4to (21.6 cm; 8.5"). [28], 544, [8] pp.
$500.00
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Early in theFIRST English Annual SeriesThis Copy in Its Box
Shoberl, Frederic, ed.  Forget me not;A Christmas and New Year's present for 1828.  London: R. Ackermann, [1828]. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.75"). Engr. presentation leaf, engr. frontis., x, 418, 4 (advertisements) pp.; 14 plts. including presentation leaf and frontis.
$350.00
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All theDETAILS of a Printer's Life
Hopkins, Frank E.  The De Vinne & Marion Presses: A chapter from the autobiography of Frank E. Hopkins. Meriden: The Columbiad Club, 1936. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [6], 61, [3] pp.; 4 plts.
$40.00
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Plentifully Illustrated & Full of Information
King, Edmund M.B.  Victorian decorated trade bindings 1830-1880. A descriptive bibliography. London: The British Library & Oak Knoll Press, 2003. 4to. xxiii, [3], 324 pp.; 16 double-sided color plts.
$30.00
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Astronomy forReading, PA 1830
Walz, E. Ludwig.  Vollständige Erklärung des Calenders, mit einem faßlichen Unterricht über die Himmelskörper, insbesondere über die Sonne und der sich um sie bewegenden Planeten. Reading: Johann Ritter & Comp., 1830. 12mo. viii, 315, [1] pp.; 5 plts. (of 8).
$200.00
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“A True Relation of Every Dayes Proceeding”
England & Wales.  Parliament. Proceedings. 1628.  The diurnall occurrences of every dayes proceeding in Parliament since the beginning thereof, being Tuesday the twentieth of Ianuary, which ended the tenth of March. Anno Dom. 1628. With the arguments of the members of the House then assembled. London: Pr. by R.H. for William Cooke, 1641. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [2], 77, [1] pp.
$800.00
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The First Corpus Doctrinae16th-Century Binding Date on Front Cover
Melanchthon, Philipp.  Corpus doctrinae christianae. Quae est summa orthodoxi et catholici dogmatis ... Nunc edita ad usum ecclesiae sanctae publicum et privatum. Lipsiae: Cum privilegio Pr. Aug. Elect. D. Sax. (pr. by Iohannes Rhamba), 1572. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). [22], 888 pp.
$950.00
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Ruled inRed & Uncommon
Bible.  English. 1646. Authorized.  The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament And the New. Newly translated out of the original Tongues: and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised: By his Majesties special command. Imprinted at London: by the Assignes of John Bill and Christopher Barker, Printers to the Kings most Excellent Majestie, 1646. 12mo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [467] ff. Lacks one leaf of Leviticus.
$650.00
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Early American Science in Aid ofNAVIGATIONPresentation Copy
Williams, Jonathan.  Thermometrical navigation. Being a series of experiments and observations tending to prove that ascertaining the relative heat of the sea-water from time to time, the passage of a ship through the Gulph [sic] Stream, and from deep water into soundings, may be discovered in time to avoid danger, although (owing to tempestuous weather) it may be impossible to heave the lead or observe the heavenly bodies. Extracted from the American Philosophical Transactions, vol. 2 & 3, with additions and improvements. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by R. Aitken, 1799. 8vo (23 cm; 8.9"). xii, 98 pp., [2] ff., [1] fold. engr. map.
$11,500.00
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None Shall Sell WinesBut at Reasonable Prices
Lee, Edward.  The statute-Law of Ireland common-placed. Or, a general table to all the publick printed English and Irish Acts of Parliament now in force and use in Ireland, on the First Day of June, 1734. from Magna Charta, to the Seventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Second, inclusive. Dublin: George Grierson, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, at the King's-Arms and Two Bibles in Essex-Street, 1734. 4to (23.5 cm; 9.25"). viii, [4], 351, [21] pp.
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An Updated Classic
Junior League of Dallas.  Junior League of Dallas cook book. Dallas, TX: Junior League of Dallas, Inc., 1948. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 347, [1] pp.
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Bible.  Arabic. Carlyle. 1811.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, in the Arabic language. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Sarah Hodgson, 1811. 4to (27.1 cm, 10.7"). [818] pp.
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Mutiny at Buena Vista?
United States.  President. 1845-1849.  Message from the President...relative to an alleged mutiny at Buena Vista.... U.S. 30th Congress, 1st session, 1848. Sen. Exec. Doc. No. 62. [Washington: 1848]. 8vo. 214 pp.
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A PERUVIAN INCUNABLEIn Spanish, Quechua, & Aymara from
the Press ofAntonio Ricardo, primer impressor en estos Reynos del Piru
Acosta, José de; Juan de Atienza (attrib. authors).  Tercero cathecismo y exposicion de la doctrina christiana, por sermones. Para que los curas y otros ministros prediquen y enseñen a los Yndios y a las demas personas. Impresso ... en la Ciudad delos Reyes [i.e., Lima]: Por Antonio Ricardo, 1585. Small 4to in 8s (20.5 cm; 8.125"). [7 of 8], 215 ff., lacking title-leaf (supplied in facsimile) & final blank; 13 ff. supplied from another, shorter, copy.
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A Pre-WWI SpyThriller/RomanceIllustratedIn a Signed Binding
Nicholson, Meredith.  The port of missing men. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., copyright 1907. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). Frontis., [10], 399, [5 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts.
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Censoring “Satanic” Art
Rosignoli, Carlo Gregorio [Charles Grégoire].  La pittura in giudicio, overo il bene delle oneste pitture, e’l male delle oscene. Opera di Carlo Gregorio Rosignoli della compagnia di Giesu. Milan: Nella Stampa di Giuseppe Malatesta, 1697. 12mo (14.8 cm; 5.75"). [11] ff., 316 pp. Lacks engr. frontis.
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Translated byMary Wollstonecraft
Necker, Jacques.  Of the importance of religious opinions. Translated from the French of Mr. Necker. Boston: From the press of Thomas Hall; sold by Thomas and Andrews, William P. Blake, David West, and John West, 1796. 12mo (17.9 cm; 7"). 230, [2] pp.
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The Medieval Father ofSpanish Literature
Isidorus Hispalensis, S. (i.e., Isadore of Seville).  ...De summo bono et soliloquiorum eius. [colophon: Halberstadie: in edibus Ludouvici Trutebulen, 1522]. Small 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). lxv, [3 (last blank)] ff.; xviii ff.
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LEC Printing: One of the Great Russian Novels
Gogol, Nikolai.  [Dead souls] Chichikov's journeys; or, home life in Old Russia. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1944. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). 2 vols. I: xvi, [4], 308 pp.; illus. II: [6], 309–484, [2] pp.; illus.
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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.
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Building the BEST Country House forPeaceful, Pleasant Lives in America
Wheeler, Gervase.  Rural homes; or sketches of houses suited to American country life with original plans, designs, &c. Detroit: Kerr & Doughty (pr. by C.W. Benedict), 1854. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.2"). 298, 4, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 10 plts.
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The History of Rome In Greek AND Latin
Eutropius.  Eutropii Breviarium Romanae historiae ab vrbe condita usque ad Valentinianum & Valentem Augustos cum metaphrasi Graeca Paeanii. Christophorus Cellarius, Smalcaldiensis, recensuit, notis, atque indicibus locupletauit. Cizae (i.e., Zeitz): Sumtu. Io. Bielckii, bibliopolae Ien. Typis Fridemanni Hetstedii, 1678. 8vo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). [42], 263, 268–74, 42, [26] pp. Lacks printed t-p & two endpapers.
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TheO'Gallala Trade Warfare for Farming?
United States. Treaties, etc. 1865–1869 Johnson.  Treaty between the United States of America and the O'Gallala band of Dakota or Sioux Indians. Concluded October 28, 1865. Ratification advised, with amendment, March 5, 1866. Proclaimed March 17, 1866. [Washington: publisher not identified, 1866]. Folio (29.6 cm; 11.625"). 6, [2] pp.
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Prayers & Psalms inElegant Abundance
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer. 1741.  The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England: together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches. Oxford: Pr. by John Baskett, 1741. 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [207 (of 208)] ff.; lacks the final leaf of the BCP's preface. [bound with] Bible. Psalms. English. 1741. Sternhold and Hopkins. The Whole book of Psalms, collected into English metre, By Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins and others, conferred with the Hebrew. London: Printed by Alice Pearson, for the Company of Stationers, 1741. 8vo. [64] ff. [and with] Bible. Psalms. English. 1787. Tate and Brady. A New version of the Psalms of David, fitted to the tunes used in churches.... London: Printed by T. Harrison and S. Brooke, for the Company of Stationers, 1787. 8vo. 237, [3] pp.
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The Title Says It All
Various Hands.  A paradise of daintie devices. A collection of poems, songs, ballads. New York: Imprinted [by the Press of Francis Hart & Co.] for Charles Pratt & Co., Christmas, 1882. 8vo (20.6 cm; 8.125"). [6], 9–97, [7] pp.
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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.
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“The Birds in Miniature” with theMore Impressive Backgrounds
Audubon, John James, & William MacGillivray.  The birds of America, from drawings made in the United States and their territories. New York: V.G. Audubon, Roe Lockwood & Son, 1859. 8vo (27.5 cm; 10.875"). 7 vols. I: [iii]–viii, [1], 12–246 pp., 70 plts. II: [iii]–vii, [2], 12–199 pp., 71–140 plts. III: [iii]–viii, [1], 10–233 pp., 141–210 plts. IV: [iii]–viii, [1], 10–321 pp., 211–280 plts. V: [iii]–viii, [1], 10–346 pp., 281–350 plts. VI: [iii]–viii, [1], 10–456 pp., 351–420 plts. VII: vii, [2], 10–372 pp., 421–500 plts.
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Illustrated Petrarch with aTable of the Rhyme Schemes
Petrarca, Francesco, & Pietro Bembo.  Il Petrarca con dichiarationi non piv stampate. Insieme con alcune belle Annotationi, tratte dalle dottissime Prose di Monsignor Bembo, cose sommamente vtili, à chi di rimare leggiadramente, & senza volere i segni del Petrarca passare, si prende cura. Venetia: Appresso Nicolò Beuilacqua, 1564. 12mo (14.7 cm; 5.75"). 490, [2], 259, [3] pp.; illus.
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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).
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Dark Deeds in aBRIGHT Binding
[Richardson, Eliza Smith, Mrs.].  The veil lifted; or, the romance and reality of convent life. Boston: Henry Hoyt, no date [ca 1869]. 12mo. Frontis., 247 pp.
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Haters Gonna Hate:   Whistler vs. the Critics  —  The Unauthorized First Edition
Whistler, James McNeill.  The gentle art of making enemies: Edited by Sheridan Ford. New York [i.e., Antwerp]: “Frederick Stokes & Brother”, 1890. 12mo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). [8], xi–xvii, [2], 21–256, [6 (2 adv.)] pp.
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Good Boys, Bad Boys, & Blue Apple Pie
The History of little King Pippin. With an account of the melancholy death of four naughty boys who were devoured by wild beasts; and the wonderful delivery of Master Harry Harmless, by a little white horse. Hartford: Pr. by Sheldon & Goodwin, (stereotyped by J.F. & C. Starr), [ca. 1815]. 32mo (10 cm; 4"). 31, [1] pp., illus.
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FeatleyDIVES IN on Baptism
Featley, Daniel.  [one-line in Greek transliterated as] Katabaptisai kataptysesoi. [then] The dippers dipt.Or, the Anabaptists duck'd and plung'd over head and ears, at a disputation in Southwark. Also a large and full discourse of their 1. originall. 2. severall sorts. 3. peculiar errours. 4. high attempts against the state. 5. capitall punishments. London: Pr. for N.B. and Richard Royston, 1647. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [16], 186, [2], 258 pp.; 3 plts. (1 incl. in pagination).
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Post–WWII, Mid–20th Century Daily Cuisine (& More) on the Isle of Man
[Lamb, Doris].  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Walker's private recipe book. A handy book for the housewife.” [Isle of Man: London: John Walker & Co., 1943-55]. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). [326 (approx. 90 used)] pp.
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You know you'll turn first to that third one . . .
Five popular songs. The Angel's whisper. Helen the fair. The Wind blew the bonny lassie's plaidy awa. Mistress Johnston. Do you ever think on me, Peg? Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
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Exact Portraitures of theVery Peculiarities of Temper That Are
Every Day Passing under Our Own Observation

American Edition, Uncredited
Theophrastus.  The characters of Theophrastus; illustrated by physionomical sketches. Boston: Frederic S. Hill (stereotyped by Jenkins & Greenough), 1831. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). xiv, 64 pp.; 31 plts.
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With a Great Engraving byZAPATA
Ledesma, Miguel de Jesús.  Novena de la bienaventurada mi señora Sta. Anna, madre de nuestra señora, y abuela de nuestro redemtor [sic] Jesu-Christo. Mexico: Reimpressa en ... la Imprenta de los herederos de Doña Maria de Rivera, 1767. Small 8vo in 4s (15 cm; 6"). [32] ff., plate.
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Flagellation in the Act of Love Making & Let's Talk about LUMBAGO Too
A POCKET GUIDE
   
Meibom, Johann Heinrich.  Joan. Henrici Meibomii De flagrorum usu in re veneria. Et lumborum, renumque officio. Londini: No publisher/printer, 1770. 24mo (10.5 cm; 4"). 78 pp.
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A Popular 19th-Century Guidebook forTraveling in New York
Vandewater, Robert J.  The tourist, or pocket manual for travellers on the Hudson River, the western canal, and stage road, to Niagara Falls. Comprising also the routes to Lebanon, Ballston, and Saratoga Springs. New York: Ludwig & Tolefree, 1831. 16mo (14.7 cm, 5.875"). 69, [7] pp., large folding map.
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Take Them & Live, NEGLECT THEM & DIE
(Potions & Powders for Men & Beasts)
[Herrick, Lewis R.].  The American domestic cook book for 1870. New York: Dr. Herrick's Family Medicines, 1870. 16mo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). 32 pp.
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Exhibited in a Manner Hitherto Unattempted” within an
Elegant Gilt-Tooled Binding
Bible.   English. 1835. Authorized.  The English version of the polyglott Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments; with the marginal readings: together with a copious and original selection of references to parallel and illustrative passages. Philadelphia: Stereotyped by L. Johnson. Published by DeSilver, Thomas, & Co., 1835. 16mo (14.9 cm; 5.875"). Engr. frontis., engr. t.-p., vii, 587, [1] pp., [1] plt., engr. section t.-p., 190 pp.
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The DAEMON Drummer of Tedworth, & OtherProofs that Witchcraft is REAL
Glanvill, Joseph.  A blow at modern Sadducism in some philosophical considerations about witchcraft. London: Pr. by E. Cotes for James Collins, 1668. 8vo (17.7 cm, 7"). [28], 183, [13 (1 adv.)] pp. (lacking 121/22, supplied in facsimile).
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Oysters, from theGreat Domestic Science Instructor
Rorer, Mrs. S[arah] T[yson].  Fifteen new ways for oysters. Philadelphia: Arnold & Co. (pr. by George H. Buchanan & Co.), (copyright 1894). 16mo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). 27, [1] pp.
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French N.T. with Marlorat Notes & anILLUSTRATED CALENDAR
(French Calendar).  Calendrier Historial, & Lunaire. La Lune est nouuelle à l'endroit du Nombre d'or: & nous aluons 9. ceste annee 1566. Lyon: Pour Antoine Vincent, 1566. 8vo (12.1 cm; 4.75"). [16] ff.; illus. [bound with] Bible. N.T. French. [1564]. Geneva. [Le nouveau Testament, c'est à dire, la nouvelle Alliance de nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ. Reueu & corrigé de nouveau sur le Grec par l'aduis des Ministres de Geneve. Auec annotations reueuës et augmentées par M. Augustin Marlorat]. [Par Antoine Vincent, 1564; colophon: A Lyon: Par Symphorien Barbier]. 12mo. [30], 824, [24] pp. Lacks t.-p.
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With aLeaf from the Eliot Indian Bible
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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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What FUN It Would Have Been to Be
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[Townley, James, of Ramsgate]; & Samuel Bishop, Mary Bishop, & Mary Palmer Bishop.   A collection of 15 broadsides and pamphlets. London: 1794–1807. Various sizes, mostly folio.
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The True Meaning of RevelationBeware of Catholics!By the Inventor of Logarithms
Napier, John.  A plaine discoverie of the whole revelation of Saint Iohn: set down in two treatises: the one searching and proving the true interpretation thereof. The other applying the same paraphrastically and historicallie to the text. [Edinburgh]: [Pr. by Robert Waldegrave for] John Norton, 1594. Small 4to in 8s (19.2 cm, 7.55"). [7 (of 8)] ff., 269, [11] pp.; lacks initial blank.
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A Populist Sect's Book
(Buddhism).  [title in Chinese characters, transliterated as] Wei wei bu dong tai shan shen gen ji guo bao juan 1 juan. Yucheng, Shandong: Luo[ “the good man”], shanren, 1661. Narrow Folio (33 x 11 cm; 13" x 4.5"). 310 pp.
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Sumptuously BoundFirst AMERICAN Edition of Irving's FIRST HISTORICAL Work
Irving, Washington.  A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 399 pp., 1 folded map. II: viii, [1], 10–367. III: viii, [1], 14–419, [1] pp.
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John is expowned the grace of God” — A Woodcut-Graced Relic of
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Jacobus, de Voragine.  Legenda aurea [i.e., Golden Legend]. [London : Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 1527]. Folio (28 cm; 11"). [4] ff.
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Solicitation for Funding aVictorian Mental Health Institution
Staffordshire General Lunatic Asylum.  [drop-title] Charitable institution for the insane of Staffordshire and the adjacent counties. [Stafford: R. & W. Wright, Printers, 1850?]. Folio (32.8 cm; 13"). [1] f., [1] plt.
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Special Edition An Iconic Character of the Old South,
in aVolume Designed by the Author's Son
Smith, Francis Hopkinson.  Colonel Carter's Christmas. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). Frontis., xi, [1], v/[vi], 159, [1] pp.; 11 plts.
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Revolution Onstage: Red Flames the Century in Blood of Expiation”
Nonesuch EditionPhotographic Illustration
Toller, Ernst.  Masses and man. A fragment of the social revolution of the twentieth century. London: Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). x, [2], 57, [1] pp.; illus.
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The Summit of Jane Austen's Art”
Austen, Jane.  Persuasion. Westport, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1977. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). x, [2], 241, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts.
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Printing in AmericaBEFORE the Bay Psalm Book
Szewczyk, David, & Buffington, Cynthia Davis.  39 books and broadsides printed in America before the Bay Psalm Book. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company, 1988. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). ix, [1], 135, [1] pp., [2] ff.
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A BEWICK-Illustrated HERBAL
Thornton, Robert John.  A new family herbal: Or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts. London: Richard Phillips (pr. by Richard Taylor & Co.), 1810. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). xvi, 901, [1 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
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Original Wooden Printing BlockShanghai, 1880
Episcopal Church.  Book of Common Prayer. Chinese (Low Wenli). 1880. [title transcribed as] Chiao hui tao wen [“Wade Gile” system of transcription] or Jiao hui dao wen [in the “Pinyin” transcription system]. Shanghai: St. John's College, 1880. 8vo (25 cm; 10"). One wooden printing block, one page on each side.
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The 99-Copy Blue Oasis First Edition — Signed by Miller
Miller, Henry.  Order and chaos Chez Hans Reichel. Tucson, AZ: Loujon Press, 1966. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.95"). 101, [1] pp.; illus.
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Goudy as the Maker of anIlluminated Medieval” Manuscript
Bible. Manuscript. O.T. Ecclesiastes. ca. 1903.  Manuscript. “Ecclesiastes[,] or the preacher. No place [Park Ridge, IL; Hingham, MA]: no date [ca. 1903–06]. 8vo (21 x 13 cm; 8.25" x 5.125"). [56] ff.
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