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Hand–ColoredPresentation Copy to the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bible.  N.T. English. Tyndale. 1836.  The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, published in 1526. Being the first translation from the Greek into English, by that eminent scholar and martyr, William Tyndale. Reprinted verbatim,with a memoir of his life and writings by George Offor. Together with the proceedings and correspondence of Henry VIII, Sir T. More, and Lord Cromwell. London: Samuel Bagster, 1836. Small 4to. (22 cm; 8.75"). iv, 98, [432] pp.; frontispiece (portrait), illus.
$2500.00
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Sandys' Paraphrase with Music —A Gift from the Author to a Niece
Sandys, George.   Paraphrase vpon the divine poems.  London: [Printed by John Legatt, sold] at the Bell in St. Pauls Church-yard [i.e., the shop of Andrew Hebb], 1638. Folio (27.8 cm; 11"). [22], 55, [13], 171, [1], 15, [3], 33, [1] pp.
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Little Boys Should not Meddle with Guns”
Picket, Albert.  A picture book for little children. Philadelphia: Kimber & Conrad, no date (1812?). Narrow 24mo (14 x 6.5 cm; 5.5" x 2.5"). [12] ff., illus.
$165.00
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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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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.
$1500.00
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Recommended forBiliousness, Dyspepsia, Constipation, Scrofula,
Female Complaints, Worms
&c. &c. &c.
W.H. Comstock Company.  1908 almanac: Dr. Morse's Indian root pills. Morristown, NY: W.H. Comstock Co. (pr. by G.F. Darrow), [1907]. 16mo (15 cm, 5.9"). 32 pp.; illus.
$65.00
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Stark Naked, & Carrying a Fiddle”
Leslie, Charles.  The snake in the grass: or, Satan transform'd into an angel of light. Discovering the deep and unsuspected subtilty which is couched under the pretended simplicity of many of the principal leaders of those people call'd Quakers. London: printed for Charles Brome, 1696. 8vo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). [6], cccxlii [i.e. ccclii], 271, [1] pp.
$725.00
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Inspired by Their Family's Heritage: Early Mexican Cuisine
McNeil, Blanche & Edna V.  First foods of America. Los Angeles: Suttonhouse Ltd., © 1936. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 150 pp.; illus.
$175.00
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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.
$4750.00
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First EditionAquinas on Isaiah
Thomas Aquinas, St.  Thomas super Esaiam. Clarissimi sacreq[ue] scripture interpretis p[ro]fundissimi sancti Thome Aquinatis ordinis predicatoru[m], in Esaiam familiaris, & ad litera[m], expositio. Theologie professoribus apprime necessaria. [colophon: Lugduni: Joannes Crespin alias du Carre for Jacques Giunta], 1531. 8vo (16.1 cm, 6.4"). [5], 157, [1 (of 2)] ff. (foliation erratic). Lacks final blank (only).
$1500.00
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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.
$850.00
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A Finger Bible” from a Man Known for
Beautiful but Exceptionally COMPACT Books”
Bible.  N.T. English. [1892]. Authorized (i.e., King James' version). The New Testament of our lord and savior Jesus Christ, translated out of the original Greek: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. Oxford: Printed at the University Press; London: Henry Frowde, [1892]. Miniature 96mo (9 x 3 cm; 3.5 x 1.25"). 552 pp.
$175.00
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Life of the Warrior QueenIn a Regal Binding
Hauteville, Euvoi de [pseud. of Joseph Jouve].  Histoire de Zénobie, impératrice-reine de Palmyre. Paris: Les frères Estienne (pr. by Moreau), 1758. 12mo (16.7 cm, 6.6"). [4], xxiv, 357, [3] pp.
$200.00
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Once Upon a Time There Was a Little Chimney-Sweep . . .
Kingsley, Charles.  The water babies. A fairy tale for a land baby. London: Macmillan & Co., 1882. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [8], 388 pp.; 4 plts.
$125.00
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That Famous “From Mexico” Flavor TEXAS STYLE
Walker Properties Association.  Recipe booklet: Walker's red hot chile con carne. Austin, TX: Walker Properties Assn., 1918. 12mo (12.2 cm, 4.8"). 20 pp.; col. illus.
$67.50
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Wycliffe Paired with aBiblio-Fraud
Bible.  N.T. Gospels. English (Middle English). Selections. Wycliffe. 1884.  A smaller Biblia pauperum, conteyninge thyrtie and eyghte wodecuttes illustratynge the lyfe, parablis, and miraclis off Our Blessid Lorde & Savioure Jhesus Crist, with the propre descrypciouns theroff extracted fr the originall texte off Iohn Wiclif, somtyme rector of Lutterworth. London: Unwin Brothers, sold by T. Fisher Unwin, 1884. 8vo. lxxxii ff., incl. 38 plts.
$375.00
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Baily's Central American SurveyVolcanic Illustrations
Baily, John.  Central America; describing each of the states of Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica; their natural features, products, population, and remarkable capacity for colonization. London: Trelawney Saunders, 1850. 8vo (20.7 cm; 8.25"). Frontis., xii, 164 pp.; 2 plts.
$625.00
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The First American Appearance:  Smith on Moral Conduct
Smith, Adam.  The theory of moral sentiments; or, an essay towards an analysis of the principles by which men naturally judge concerning the conduct and character, first of their neighbours, and afterwards of themselves. Philadelphia: Anthony Finley (pr. by J. Maxwell), 1817. 8vo (22.1 cm, 8.75"). vii, [1], 598, [2 (adv.)] pp.
$850.00
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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.
$25,000.00
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Early American GlassmakingPresentation Copy
Jarves, Deming.  Reminiscences of glass-making. New York: Hurd & Houghton, 1865. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). iv, 116 pp.; 1 fold. plt.
$400.00
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Boredom & BRUCE ROGERS Were the Original Incentives”T.E. Lawrence, Translator
Homer.  The Odyssey of Homer. [New York]: The Limited Editions Club, [1981]. 4to (29.2 cm; 11.5"). [8], xi–xxi, [3], 300, [1] pp.; [24] plts.
$150.00
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Comely Shelf of Poetry Published by theElzevirs of Britain”
THE FOULIS PRESS
Milton, John; Alexander Pope; & Others.  Collection of English poets published by the Foulis Press. Glasgow: Robert & Andrew Foulis, 1769–74. Sm. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.875"). 34 vols. [pagination below].
$6300.00
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Powell’sHenry Mountains”
Gilbert, Grove Karl.  Report on the geology of the Henry Mountains. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1877. Folio (30 cm, 11.8"). x, 160 pp.; 22 plts., 5 maps (1 col.).
$125.00
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It Is the Bachelor Who Makes Society”
Phillips, A. Lyman.  A bachelor's cupboard containing crumbs culled from the cupboards of the great unwedded. Boston & London: John W. Luce & Co., 1906. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). [8], 209, [3 (2 adv.)] pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Presbyterian Dakota Indians
Presbyterian Church.   Dakota Conference. Constitution.   [drop-title] Ptaya owohdake wousuta woope king. Constitution of the Dakota conference. No place: No publisher/printer, no date [ca. 1900]. Narrow 8vo (19 x 10.5 cm; 7.5" x 4"). [2] pp.
$275.00
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. . . but Bunyan Wrote MORE than Allegory!
Bunyan, John.  The doctrine of the law & grace unfolded: or, a discourse touching the law and grace. The Nature of the one, and the Nature of the other: Shewing what they are, as they are the Two Covenants; and likewise who they be, and what their Conditions are, that be under either of these Two Covenants. Wherein, For the better Understanding of the Reader, there is several Questions answered touching the Law and Grace, very easie to be read, and as easie to be understood, by those that are the Sons of Wisdom, the Children of the Second Covenant. Also, Several Titles set over the several Truths contained in this Book, for thy sooner finding of them; which are those at the latter end. London: printed for Will. Marshall, at the Bible in Newgate-Street, 1701. 12mo (15.7 cm; 6.125"). [16], 8, 11–204, 203–70 pp. Lacks the portrait and pp. 9–10 of text.
$2750.00
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A “Book”SECRETLY Ready for Fabulous Contents?
(Book safe).  Book of gems. Chaucer to Prior. [United States?]: [no publisher], 20th century. 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). One hollowed out compartment.
$275.00
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Avant GardeArtists & Writers, 1951
Williams, William Carlos.  [cover title] The Living theatre. Stein, Picasso, Eliot. [New York]: No publisher/printer, [1951]. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9"). 16 pp., plus wrappers.
$475.00
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Draw up, Draw up!  By the Gods, But I'm Glad to See You
Smith, Francis Hopkinson.  The wood fire in No. 3. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). Frontis., 298, [6 (4 adv.)] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$75.00
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An English Quaker Merchant Tours the U.S.
Sutcliff, Robert.  Travels in some parts of North America, in the years 1804, 1805, & 1806. Philadelphia: B. & T. Kite, 1812. 12mo (17.7 cm, 6.9"). ix, [1], 289, [1] pp.; 1 fold. plt.
$375.00
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Petites Histoires” with SPIRIT
Furetière, Antoine.  Furetieriana ou les bons mots, et les remarques d'histoire, de morale, de critique, de plaisanterie, & d'erudition, de Mr. Furetiere. Brusselle: François Foppens, 1696. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.55"). Frontis., [6], 267, [13 (index)] pp.
$450.00
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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.
$65.00
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“To Avoid Givingthe Least Preference of One Denomination above Another”
Adams, Hannah.  A dictionary of all religions and religious denominations, Jewish, heathen, Mahometan, and Christian, ancient and modern. With an appendix, containing a sketch of the present state of the world, as to population, religion, toleration, missions, etc. and the articles in which all Christian denominations agree. New York: Published by James Eastburn & Co ... and by Cummings & Hilliard, 1817. 8vo (22.5 cm; 8.875"). [4], 376 pp.
$125.00
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John is expowned the grace of God” — A Woodcut-Graced Relic of
WYNKYN DE WORDE'S PRESS
Jacobus, de Voragine.  Legenda aurea [i.e., Golden Legend]. [London : Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 1527]. Folio (28 cm; 11"). [4] ff.
$825.00
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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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A Costume Designer's Interpretation ofGogol
Gregory, Anne.  [Costume illustration for] The government inspector by Nikolay Gogol. [U.S.]: ca. 1971. (27 cm, 10.65"). 24 col. illus.
$875.00
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First EditionA Classic Work of Bigotry
Wheat, Marvin T.  The progress and intelligence of Americans; proof of slavery, from the first chapter of Genesis, as founded on organic law; progress of slavery south and south-west, with free labor advancing, through the acquis[i]tion of territory; advantages enumerated and explained. By M. Wheat. [Louisville, KY : Privately Printed, copyright 1862]. 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). Frontis. port., iv, [1], 6–508 pp.
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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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Esteemed & Handsome Edition; an Early Publication from a
Future President of  Queens' College
Caesar, Julius.  C. Julii Caesaris quae exstant omnia. Ex recensione Joannis Davisii, Coll. Regin. Cantab. Socii, cum ejusdem animadversionibus ac notis Pet. Ciacconii, Fr. Hotomanni, Joan. Brantii, Dionys Vossii et aliorum. Accessere metaphrasis graeca librorum Vii. de bello gallico, nec non indices necessarii. Cantabrigiae: Impensis Joannis Oweni, typographi, 1706. 4to (24.4 cm; 9.625"). [4], 751, [5], 96, [34] pp., [3] folded leaves of plates.
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Goat Island, Niagara State Park Its Seasons Viewed in Creative Depth
A livre d'artiste Both Imaginatively &Technically Interesting
Schwartzott, Carol, & John P. Lathourakis.  [cover title] Goat Island journal[,] 1993. [Seattle, WA: Tabula Rasa Press], 1994. 8vo (21 cm; 8.25"). [8] ff., col. ill.
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Special Edition An Iconic Character of the Old South,
in aVolume Designed by the Author's Son
Smith, Frances 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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A History of the Spanish Colonies from aScottish Perspective
Robertson, William.  The history of America. London: printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell, in the Strand; and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1783. 8vo (21.8 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xlvii, [1], 336 pp.; [2] folded maps. II: [4], 474 pp.; [1] plt., [2] folded maps. III: [4], 432, [40] pp.
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HeavilyIllustrated 16th-Century Vulgate Bible
Bible.  Latin. 1516. Vulgate.  Biblia cu[m] concordantijs veteris et noui testamenti et sacrorum canonum: necnon et aditionibus in marginibus varietatis diuersorum textuum.... [colophon: Lugduni: per M. Jacobum Sacon, expe[n]sis...Antonii Koberger, 1516]. Folio (37.7 cm; 14.875"). [14], 317, [26 (first a blank)] ff.; illus. Lacks final blank (only).
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Cyclic Readjustment is Now Taking Place” forTheosophists
(Theosophy).  A collection of 36 theosophical pamphlets. Bombay: Theosophy Company (India) Ltd., 1930–54. 8vo (19.3 cm; 7.625"). 2 vols.
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Harvest PastimesA Concertina–Folding Peep Show
(Peep show).  [Harvest festival]. No place: No publisher/printer, [ca. 1833]?. 1 box with 5 attached plts. (8 x 10.3 cm; 3.125 x 4" closed).
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Then On to Meet Gaspar Maillol”
Craig, Edward Gordon.  Gordon Craig's Paris diary, 1932–1933. North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1982. Small 4to (22 cm; 8.625"). 154 pp., [1 (colophon)] f., col. facsims.
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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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I Now Write Only to Those of the Learned Order”
Norris, John.  Treatises upon several subjects, formerly printed singly, now collected into one volume. London: Printed for S. Manship at the Ship near the Royal-Exchange in Cornhill, 1697. 8vo (19.2 cm; 7.625"). [16], 448, 443–506 pp.
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Early 19th-Century SpanishPRINTED Patent of Nobility
A Full-Page Engraving in Sepia
(Ximenez de Bagües, Pedro).  Real provision executoria de infanzonía en propiedad ganada por Don Pedro Ximenez de Bagües, y sus hijos Doña Valera, y Don Mariano Ximenez de Bagües: Don Francisco Gimenez de Bagües con sus hijos Doña Maria de los Remedios, Doña Maria de los Dolores, y Don Francisco Xavier Ximenez de Bagües, de Ximenez de Bagües, vecinos de esta ciudad de Zaragoza, y Don Josef Ximenez de Bagües, y sus hijos Don Pio, Doña Mariana, Don Mariano, Doña Severa, y Doña Lorenza Ximenez de Bagües de la ciudad de Huesca. Zaragoza: Herederos de la Viuda de Francisco Moreno, 1805. Folio (29.4 cm; 11.625"). [17] ff., 4 plt.
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The Bishop of RochesterResponds to LUTHER
Fisher, John, Saint.  Assertionis Lutheranae confutatio iuxta verum ac originalem archetypum ... Coloniae: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1559. 8vo (15.1 cm, 5.9"). 421, [1] ff. (foliation erratic).
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Inspirational 19th-Century AMERICAN Children's Book
Anderson, Eliza Hill.  Memoir of Mary Lothrop: who died in Boston, March 18, 1831, aged six years and three months. Boston: Perkins & Marvin; Lincoln & Edmands; & James Loring, 1832. 24mo (14.9 cm, 5.875"). Engr. frontis., 108 pp.
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Well-Illustrated Collection ofTRAVEL ESSAYS
Davis, Richard Harding; Andrew Lang; Henry James; &Others.   The Great streets of the world. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. Small 4to (25.6 cm, 10.1''). xiii, 253 pp., ills.
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Washington Informs Congress of Cornwallis' SurrenderGunning Bedford's Copy!
United States. Continental Congress.  Journals of Congress and of the United States in Congress Assemble[d]. For the year 1781. Philadelphia: David C. Claypoole, 1781 [really, 1782]. 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.75"). 522, [6 (final 2 blank)], lxxix, [1 (blank)] pp.
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The First N.T. for theSpeakers of Sagalla
Bible.  N.T. Sagalla. Gae. 1994.  Uvoro ghwaloli kwa wandu wose: Ilagano Iwishi. Nairobi: Bible Society of Kenya, 1994. Small 8vo (18.5 cm; 7.25"). 475 pp., illus., maps.
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How to Treat & CURETertian Fevers
Cleghorn, George.  Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a short account of the climate, productions, inhabitants, and endemial distempers, of that island. London: Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand; and G. Robinson, in Pater-Noster Row, 1779. 8vo (20.5 cm; 8.125"). [iii]–xxiv, 311 pp. Lacks half-title.
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The Woolly Whale PresentsSome Revolution-Era Quakers
Society of Friends.  To the yearly meeting. Extracts taken from the minnets of our quarterly meeting held at the Oblong by adjournments from ye 1st of the 5 month to 3ed of the same inclusive. 1779. New York: Pr. by Melbert B. Cary, Jr. at the Sign of the Woolly Whale, 1936. 8vo (20.2 cm, 7.9"). [12] pp.
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Correspondence in the Dutch Golden Age.  New York Reverts to English Control
Witt, Johan de.  Brieven, geschreven ende gewisselt tusschen den Heer Johan de Witt, raedt-pensionaris en Groot-Segelbewaerder Van Hollandt en West-Vrieslandt; ende de gevolmaghtigden van den staedt der Vereenighde Nederlanden, so in Vranckryck, Engelandt, Sweden, Denemarcken, Poolen, enz. Beginnende met den jaere 1652. tot het jaer 1669. incluys. Gravenhage: Hendrick Scheurleer, 1723–25. 4to (26 cm, 10.25"). 6 vols. I: xxvi, 1 plt., 694 pp. II: [2], 654 pp., [24] ff. III: Engr. frontis., [2], xl, 880 pp. IV: [2], 926, [2] pp. V: [2], xxvii, [1], 568 pp. VI: [2], 614 pp.
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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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An Interesting Project” by anInteresting Woman
Montgomery, Helen B.  The Story of Jesus as told by his four friends. [In Chinese]. [China]: 1931. 12mo. 231 pp.
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A Little Visual Entertainment forWWI German POWs
May, Phil.  Fifty hitherto unpublished pen-and-ink sketches. London: Leadenhall Press, Ltd., [ca. 1900]. 4to (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [8 (4 adv.)] pp.; 50 plts.
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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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Twelve Delightful Engravings
Young, David.  The illustrated family Christian almanac for the United States, for the year ... 1849, ... Calculated for Boston, New York, Baltimore, and Charleston ... New York & Boston: American Tract Society, [1848]. 12mo. 60 pp.
$27.50
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The First Italian Translation of aPétis Work
Pétis, François.  Istoria del gran Genghizcan primo imperadore degli antichi Mogoli e Tartari. Venezia: Francesco Pitteri, 1737. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6"). [12] ff., 609 pp., folded map.
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President for Life
Guatemala. Junta General de Autoridades.  Broadside. Begins: Acta de la Junta Gral. de Autoridades ... en que se aclamo Presidente perpetuo de la Republica de Guatemala al ... Don Rafael Carrera. [Guatemala]: Imprenta de la Paz, 1854. Folo extra (42.5 cm; 16.75"). [1] f.
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The Plantation Owners Make Their CaseMuch Relating to Louisiana
United States.  Department of the Treasury.  [drop-title] Sugar cane, &c. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 25th of January last, upon the subject of the cultivation of the sugar cane, and the manufacture and refinement of sugar. [Washington: No publisher/printer, 1831]. 8vo. 68 pp.
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LOLs(?)  IncludingIrish Blunders”
The Scotch haggis; A Selection of choice bon mots, Irish blunders, Repartees, Anecdotes, &c. / Care to our coffin adds a nail no doubt, / While every laugh so merry draws one out. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--] . 12mo. 24 pp.
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Pull Out of Bate, Allow to Drain a Little & Throw into Pickel”
Endicott-Johnson Company.  Manuscript on paper, in English. Formula book for shoe hide preparation. Endicott, Johnson City, NY: 1924–25. Various sizes (12mo to folio). Bound volume and 10 single sheets (74 pp. used).
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The “Citizen” Would BeBlogging/Tweeting, Today . . .
Citizen of London.  A familiar instructive dialogue, which happened last week at a tavern near the Royal Exchange, between an eminent merchant of Dunkirk ... and an English member of parliament. London: [Sold in May's buildings], 1748. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). [2] ff., 55, [1] pp.
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A Poem CommemoratingFifteen Lost Smokejumpers
(50 COPIES)
Weil, James L.  Mann Gulch. New York: Kelly Winterton Press, 2000. 12mo (19.1 cm; 7.5"). [5] ff.
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Ignorance is the Foundation ofAtheism, & Freethinking the Cure of It”
Collins, Anthony.  A discourse of free-thinking, occasion'd by the rise and growth of a sect call'd Free-thinkers. London: 1713. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.625"). 178 pp., [1 (blank)] f. (lacking preliminary material).
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An Experimental Fluxus Original
Higgins, Dick.  Foew&ombwhnw. A grammar of the mind and a phenomenology of love and a science of the arts as seen by a stalker of the wild mushroom. New York: Something Else Press, 1969. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8" ). 320 pp.; illus.
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One of theScarcer 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.
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Handsome & Thought-Provoking — For Bibliophiles, California Dreamin'”!
Zamorano Club (Larry E. Burgess, William G. Donohoo, Alan H. Jutzi, Gordon J. Van De Water, Gary F. Kurutz, comps.).  Zamorano select. Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 2010. 8vo (23 cm; 9.25"). [2], 169, [3] pp., illus. (some col., some mounted).
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An Easy Way to Reprint beforeStereotype Plates
Bible.  English. 1803. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”). The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by the special command of His Majesty King James I, of England. Boston: I. Thomas & E.T. Andrews ... also by I. Thomas, in Worcester; Thomas, Andrews & Butler, Baltimore; and by all the principal booksellers in the United States, 1803. 12mo (17.5 cm; 6.875"). [396] ff.
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[Tagliaferri, Johannes Baptista].  Manuscript on paper, in Latin. “De executiva et inspectiva ecclesiae potestatibus disputatio.” [Rome?: ca. 1831–44?]. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [7] ff., 371 pp.
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Bird & Bull PressClubs Compared
Whitehill, Walter Muir.  The Club of Odd Volumes, Boston, 1887–1973. [Philadelphia]: Printed for The Philobiblon Club [by the] Bird & Bull Press, 1973. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). 13, [1 (colophon)] pp.
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An Ambitious Printing Project by aYoung Ambitious Printer
Bible.   German. 1819. Luther.  Biblia, das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments nach der deutschen Uebersetzung von Doctor Martin Luther. Lancaster, Pa.: Johann Bär, 1819. Folio (39.5 cm, 15.5"). Frontis., [5] ff., 100, 12 pp., [2] ff., 738, 26 pp.; [2 (blank)] ff.; 227, [1], 92 pp. Lacks plate before the N.T.
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Both Beautiful *&* Scholarly
Shakespeare, William; Edward Dowden, ed.  The sonnets of William Shakspere [sic]. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, & Co., 1893. 8vo (15.6 cm, 6.2"). Frontis., [2], lxii, [4], 154, [2], [155]–251, [1] pp.
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How Could ThisConceivably Have Come about
unless the Author Sometimes Composes Nonsense?”
Cabell, James Branch.  Jurgen a comedy of justice. Westport, CT: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club, 1976. 4to (28.4 cm, 11.2"). Frontis., xvi, [2], 290, [4] pp.; 7 col. plts.
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The First Anglo-Dutch War,  New Amsterdam,  Prisoner Exchanges,  & Much More
United Provinces of the Netherlands.  Verbael gehouden door de Heeren H. van Beverningk, W. Nieupoort, J. van de Perre, en A.P. Jongestal, als gedeputeerden ... van de heeren Staeten generael der Vereenigde Nederlanden, aen de republyck van Engelandt. Gravenhage: By Hendrick Scheurleer, 1725. 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). xx, 416, 415–518, 517–716 pp.
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Works of aLifelong Book DEVOTEE
Dubansky, Mindell, & Monica J. Strauss.  Crossing borders: The Kaldewey Press, [Poestenkill,] New York. Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany: Cantz, 1997. Folio (30 cm, 11.8"). 119, [1] pp.; col. illus.
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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.
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Printed for The Philobiblon Club by Edmund Thompson atHAWTHORN HOUSE
Thompson, Lawrance.  Emerson and Frost: Critics of their times. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1940. Small 8vo (20.5 cm; 8"). 44 pp.
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Estoy Decidido a Morir o Vencer” — For a CATHOLIC Independent Mexico
Iturbide, Agustín de.  [drop-title] Catolicos sentimientos del sr. generalisimo don Agustín de Iturbide. Expresados en su carta al señor obispo de Guadalajara. Teloloapan = Febrero 21 de 1821. [colophon: Mexico: en la Imprenta Americana de D. Jose Maria Betancourt, 1821]. Folio (31.2 cm; 12.25"). [2] pp.
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A Tiny GemPrinted by the Plantin Press (L.A.)A Mary KuperWood Engraving
Stevenson, Robert Louis.  Prayers written at Vailima. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1973. Miniature (6.2 cm, 2.4"). xxxviii, [2], 61, [1] pp.
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A WASHINGTON THRILLER in aSigned Binding
Lewis, Alfred Henry.  The president. New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1904. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). ix, [1], 514, [4 (adv.)] pp.; 8 plts.
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The Four Gospels & Acts of the Apostles — in Bengali
Bible.  Gospels. Bengali. Yates. 1845.  [five lines in Bengali, then] The four Gospels, with the Acts of the Apostles, in Bengali. Calcutta: Pr. at the Baptist Mission Press ... for the Bible Translation Society, 1845. 8vo (19.7 cm; 7.75"). [2], 282 pp.
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Making Her Own Way on StageCarpenter Illustrations, Richardson Binding
Crawford, F. Marion.  Fair Margaret: A portrait. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1905. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75). [6], 383, [5 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts.
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The National Tournament inHealth Knighthood (1919)
Minnesota Public Health Association (1914–52).  Field of the cloth of gold. Book of instructions for conducting the Minnesota division of the national tournament in health knighthood, February 9th to May 24th, 1919. St. Paul: Printed by Minnesota Public Health Association, 1919. 8vo. 12 pp.
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A Language of the Ivory Coast Baoulé
Bible.  Baoulé. Hanscome, et al. 1998.  Nyanmien nde'n. Abidjan: Alliance biblique de Côte d'Ivoire, 1998. 8vo. 1109, 334 pp., [5] pages of maps, illus.
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Miniature Designed by Bruce Rogers About Miniatures BEAUTIFUL Printing
Koopman, Harry Lyman.  Miniature books.  Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1968.  Miniature (5 cm, 1.9"). [4], viii, [2], 103, [1] pp.
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Whip &/or Be Whipped
Lunas, Carmencita de las [pseud. of Alexander Whitelaw Robertson Trocchi].  Thongs. Paris: Olympia Press, 1956. 12mo (17.8 cm, 7"). 189, [1] pp.
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An Artist's Miniature Keepsake
Roatcap, Adela Spindler.  Lunch at Albert's: Reflections on Joe D'Ambrosio's A Memoir of Book Design. San Francisco: Joe D'Ambrosio, 2005. Miniature (7.1 cm, 2.8"). [6], 40 pp.; col. illus.
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The Indians Now Seemed toRedouble Their Frenzy
Fuller, Emeline L.  [cover title] Left by the Indians. Story of my life. [copyright page: Mt. Vernon, IA: Hawk-eye Steam Print, 1892]. Square 24mo (13 cm; 5"). Front wrapper, [2] ff., 40 pp., port. leaf, blank leaf.
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A KKK Starter Kit
Ku Klux Klan.  William Joseph Simmons, Imperial Wizard.   Miscellaneous ephemera. Atlanta (GA), Portland (ME), elsewhere: Various publishers, ca. 1918 – ca. 1926. Four pieces, various sizes: see below.
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A Warning againstFreethought
The Fatal ladder: or, Harry Linford. Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, ©1828. 24mo (14.6 cm; 5.75"). 126 pp.; wood-engr. frontis. (included in pagination).
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Tonight at the Magic TheaterFor Madmen OnlyPrice of Admission Your Mind
Hesse, Hermann.  Steppenwolf. Westport, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1977. Folio (29.7 cm, 11.75"). ix, [1], 181, [3] pp.; illus.
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De SenectuteCicero on Old Age in aPALM-Size Edition
A Petite Barbou Treasure in Red Morocco
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  M. Tullii Ciceronis Cato Major. Ad T. Pomponium Atticum. Lutetiae: Typis Josephi Barbou, 1758. 32mo (9.3 cm, 3.6"). Frontis., [16], 75, [5] pp.
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Early 18th-Century Jonson Collection At End, a MostAMBITIOUS Catalogue
Jonson, Ben.  [The three celebrated plays of that excellent poet Ben Johnson]. London: Pr. for J. Walthoe, G. Conyers, J. Knapton, et al., 1732. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). Frontis., 96, 96, 100, 35, [1] pp., without the general title-page.
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10 Years of aMerchant's Correspondence
Sánchez Borda, José Joaquín Mariano.  Manuscipt. A copy book of personal and business correspondence. Bogotá: 1801–10. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [130] ff.
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WithHoward Pyle's Illustrations; Without Some Other Bits
Irving, Washington.  A history of New-York from the beginning of the world to the end of the Dutch dynasty; containing, among many surprising and curious matters, the unutterable ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the disastrous projects of William the Testy, and the chivalric achievements of Peter the Headstrong — the three Dutch governors of New Amsterdam; being the only authentic history of times that ever hath been or ever will be published. New York: Printed for the Grolier Club, 1886. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.125"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [4 (of 6)] ff., 312 pp., 1 plate; lacks the two prelim. states of the frontis., the half-title, and the colophon leaves. II: [6], 275, [5] pp., [4] leaves of plates l lacks the two prelim. states of the frontis.
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ON THE OTHER HAND . . .
This Book isExactly What It Claims to Be
Dan, Wynn.  100 pages: words + pictures. [New York: Wynn Dan, 1996]. 16mo (17.8 cm; 7"). [100] pp.; illus.
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It Looks LikeWhat an Incunable is SUPPOSED to Look Like
Antoninus, Saint, Archbishop of Florence.  Summa theologica. [colophon: Argentina {i.e., [Strassburg}: Johannem {Reinhard} Grüninger, 1496]. Folio (32.5 cm; 12.5"). Vols. I & II (in one volume) of V. I: [173 of 174] ff. (lacking first leaf of vol. 1); [225 of 226] ff. (without the final blank].
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