NEWEST ARRIVALS
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[ PART IPART II ]


LITERARILY Lamenting a Rebellion & Giving Breaking News about It
Blasco y Navarro, Tomás Antonio.  Cancion elegiaca sobre los desastres que ha causado en el reyno de Nueva Galicia, señaladamente en su capital Guadalaxara la rebelion del apostrata Bachiller Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, capataz de la gavilla de insurgentes, cura que fue del pueblo de la Congregacion de los Dolores en la diocesi de Michoacan. Guadalaxara: Impresa ... por orden superior, 1811. [6] ff., 35, [1] pp., [2] ff.
$1750.00
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A Dangerous & Daring Work in Its Day
Bible.  N.T. Apocrypha. Greek & Latin. 1703–19.  Codex Apocryphus Novi Testamenti collectus, castigatus, testimoniisque, censuris & animadversionibus illustratus à Johanne Alberto Fabricio. Hamburgi: Sumptib. Benjam. Schiller, 1703–19. 8vo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). 3 vols. in 2. Vols. I & II with continuous signatures and pagination: [8] ff., 986 [i.e., 1072] pp., [12] ff. III: [8] ff., 1036 pp., [18] ff.
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An Italian'sEMBLEMS in French with Engravings by a Dutchman . . .
Ripa, Cesare.  Iconologie, ou La science des emblemes, devises &c. Qui apprend à les expliquer, dessiner et inventer. Ouvrage tres utile aux orateurs, poëtes, peintres, sculpteurs, graveurs, & generalement à toutes sortes de curieux des beaux arts et des sciences. A Amsterdam: Chez Adrian Braakman, 1698. Small 8vo. 2 vols. I: Engr. title-page, [8] ff., 264 pp., 29 plates. II: Engr. title-page, [1] f., pp. 265–550; 51 plates, [6 (ads)] ff.
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Kerouac before He WasJack”
Kerouac, Jack [but writing as “John”].  The Town and the City. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., (1950). 8vo (20.5 cm; 8"). [3] ff., 499, [1] pp.
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Was Uncle Tom's Cabin“A Fair Delineation of Slavery”?
Stowe, Harriet Beecher.  A key to Uncle Tom's Cabinpresenting the original facts and documents upon which the story is founded. Together with corroborative statements verifying the truth of the work. London: Thomas Bosworth; Clarke, Beeton, & Co., 1853. 8vo (17.9 cm, 7.1"). viii, 595, [1], 4 (adv). pp.
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First EditionA Spanish Jesuit'sCLASSICAL Ethics for the Elite
Codorniu, Antonio.  Indice de la philosofia moral, Christiano-politica, dirigido a los nobles de nacimiento, y espiritu. Gerona: Jayme Brò, 1746. 4to (20 cm, 7.9"). [30], 397, [3 (index)] pp.
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Nesika Papa Klaksta Mitlite Kopa Saghalie”
Eells, Myron.  Hymns in the Chinook jargon language. Portland, OR: David Steel, 1889. 16mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). 40 pp., and wrappers.
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Back to Africa?
American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States.  [drop-title] Memorial of the President and Board of Managers of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States. January 14, 1817. Read and ordered to lie on the table. [Washington: William A. Davis, 1817]. 8vo. 5 pp.
$175.00
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Gay Images & Bright Colours” “The Most Archaistic Parts of the Country”
Lepage-Medvey, E.  French costumes. London, Paris, New York: The Hyperion Press, 1939. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [4], 7–23, [1] pp.; 40 col. plts.
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Printed in Black & RED Woodcut Initials PLANTIN LEAVES
(Plantin Press).   Offered are a small selection of very attractive leaves from a sadly incomplete and imperfectly identified Roman Missal printed at Christopher Plantin's press in Antwerp, circa 1570. All leaves are 8vo, measuring approximately 197 x 142 mm or 7 3/4" x 5 3/8" (h x w), and each page is printed in double-column format, in black ink with some words or lines in red; amount of printing in red varies from page to page.
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TheLARGEST Herbal in the English LanguageRuskin's Copy
Parkinson, John.  Theatrum botanicum: The theater of plantes. Or, an herball of a large extent ... London: Thomas Cotes, 1640. Folio (35.3 cm, 13.9"). Add. engr. t.-p., [18], 1755 (i.e., 1745), [3] pp.; illus.
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A Native American Writer & Activist forCivil Rights
Apess, William.  Indian nullification of the unconstitutional laws of Massachusetts relative to the Marshpee [sic] tribe: or, The pretended riot explained. Boston: Press of Jonathan Howe, 1835. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 163 pp, including frontis.
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Christian Verse fromNew York State
Coxe, Arthur Cleveland.  Christian ballads. New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1840. 12mo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 138, [2] pp.
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This Little Volume Forth I Send & Trust My Friends Their Task Will Blend
Baldwin, Charlotte E.  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Album.” [Connecticut, U.S.: 1836–49]. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [94] pp.; 6 plts.
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Abelard & Heloise Come toAMERICA
Abelard, Peter.  Letters of Abelard and Heloise. To which is prefix'd a particular account of their lives, amours, and misfortunes. By the late John Hughs, Esq.: To which is now first added, the poem of Eloisa to Abelard. By Mr. Pope. Philadelphia: Printed for Samuel Delap, 1775. 12mo (17 cm; 6.5"). Frontis., 124 pp.
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GILT Black Goat Binding / Text Completely Red-Ruled / Edges Gilt & Gauffered
In Sum, SUMPTUOUS
Bible.  English. Authorized (i.e., King James version). 1690.   The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament, and the New. London: Printed by Charles Bill & Thomas Newcomb, 1690 [or possibly 1692]. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [573] ff. [also bound in at rearBible. O.T. Psalms. English. Paraphrases. 1693. Sternhold & Hopkins. The whole book of psalms. Collected into English metre. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1693. 8vo. 87, [1] p.
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When the King of Spain Still OwnedMuch of ITALY
Philip IV (Felipe IV), King of Spain.  Document signed (“Yo el Rey”), manuscript on vellum. In Italian, Latin, and Spanish. Madrid: 1664. Folio (30.5cm; 12"). [20] ff., one an initial blank.
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Handsomely calligraphed in black ink. With the signatures of various ministers of the king's council.

•  Bound in limp vellum, curled at free edges. A large, handsome, woodcut revenue stamp on the recto of the first leaf of text. Soiling, a small stain or two, and some bug-spotting in margins; verso of last leaf of text darkened and pages variable in color as to be expected (depending on whether “inside” or “outside” vellum). Signature of king in sepia, a little faint in parts because of absorption of the ink.  (34977)

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APRINTER-Missionary in INDIA
Ward, William.  Farewell letters to a few friends in Britain and America, on returning to Bengal, in 1821. New York: E. Bliss & E. White, 1821. 12mo. 250 pp.
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An Oneida Prayer Book
Episcopal Church.  Book of common prayer. Oneida.  A prayer book in the language of the Six Nations of Indians ... Compiled ... by the Rev. Solomon Davis. New York: Swords, Stanford, & Co., 1837. 12mo (19 cm, 7.5"). 168 pp.
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The Louisiana Purchase PLUS
United States.   Dept. of State.  Message from the President of the United States, transmitting the correspondence between the United States and the government of Spain, relative to the subjects of controversy between the two nations. Washington: William A. Davis, 1817. 8vo. 77 pp.
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Squash Breakfast Cakes, Squash Indian Cake, Squash Rolls, & Fayal Buckeye Cake
Train, Carrie W.  The Pentucket housewife. A manual for housekeepers, and collection of recipes, contributed by the ladies of the First Baptist Church Haverhill, Mass. Haverhill, MA: Steam Press of Chase Bros, 1888. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). 136, [6 (adv.)] pp.
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Angels & Allegories forChildren
Todd, John.  The angel of the iceberg: and other stories, illustrating great moral truths. Northampton: Bridgman & Childs; New York: Sheldon & Co.; Philadelphia: E.H. Butler & Co., 1859. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). 376 pp.; 2 plts.
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Presentation Copy fromCrispin Elsted
Rufinus (Epigrammatist).  Rufinus: The complete poems in English versions by Robin Skelton. [Mission, B.C.]: Barbarian Press, 1987. Narrow folio (24 x 13 cm; 9.375' x 5.25"). [20] ff.
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Medieval RomanceBruce Rogers Design
Leighton, William, & Eliza Barrett.  The history of Oliver and Arthur. Cambridge: Pr. by the Riverside Press for Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1903. Sm. folio (27.2 cm, 10.7"). [10], cviii, [2] pp.; illus.
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Fontana: Use Quality Pasta
Rich, Jean.  The Jean Rich cook book macaroni - spaghetti - egg noodles. Braidwood, IL: National Macaroni Manufacturers Assoc., [1930]. 16mo. 31, [1] pp.; col. illus.
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FIRST BIBLIOGRAPHY of AMERICANA (+)
León Pinelo, Antonio de.  Epítome de la bibliotheca oriental, y occidental, nautica, y geográfica ... Añadido y enmendado nuevamente en que se contienen los escritores de las Indias orientales, y occidentales, y reinos convecinos China, Tartaria, Japón, Persia, Armenia, Etiopía y otras partes. Madrid: En la oficina de Francisco Martinez Abad, 1737–38. Folio (30 cm; 11.75"). 3 vols. I: [71], [135], [27] ff. II: [221] ff. III: 202 pp.
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A Pocket Edition from Colines
Valerius Maximus.  Valerius Maximus. Parisiis: Ex officina Simonis Colinaei, 1543. 16mo. 273, [15] ff.
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Handsome Title-Page Liesveldt's Dutch Translation
Bible. Dutch. Liesveldt. 1608.  Biblia: dat is de gantsche Heylige Schriftuere, by Jacob von Liesveldt wtghegaen, na de aller oudtste en de correcste Copien. Amstelredam: Cornelius Claesz, 1608–09. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). [12], 203, 157, 96 ff.
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Women Must be Helped by Women”
Pinkham Medicine Co.  Lydia E. Pinkham's private text-book. Revised edition. Lynn, MA: The Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., [ca. 1925–35]. 12mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). Frontis., 53, [3] pp.
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Precursor toSturt's Silver Engravings?
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer. English. 1710.   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: University Printers, 1710. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). [522] (of 524) pp.; 52 (of 53) plts.
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Luke in KOREAN, Printed in Korea
Bible.  N.T. Luke. Korean. Ross et al. 1890.  [title in Hangul character, translated as: Luke's Gospel]. [Seoul: Sammun Ch'ulp'ansa], 1890. 12mo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 60 ff.
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Happily Roaming throughthe Woods
Greg, Samuel, Mrs.  Walter in the woods; or, the trees and common objects of the forest described and illustrated. London: T. Nelson & Sons, 1870. 8vo (18 cm, 7.1"). Frontis., 160 pp.; illus.
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In theLanguage of the Muskogee
Bible.  N.T. Matthew. Muskogean. Loughridge & Winslett. 1855.   Cesvs Klist, em-opunvkv-hera. Maro coyvte The Gospel according to Matthew. Park Hill [OK]: Mission Press, E. Archer, printer, 1855. 12mo (12.8 cm; 5"). 153, 7 pp., [2] ff.
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Aldine OctavoProvenance & Early Marginalia Too
Lactantius (ca. 240 – ca. 320).  L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Divinarum Institutionum libri septem proxime castigati, et aucti. Eiusdem De ira Dei liber I. De opificio Dei liber I. Epitome in libros suos, liber acephalos. Phoenix. Carmen de Dominica Resurrectione. Item index in eundem rerum omnium. Tertulliani liber apologeticus cum indice. [colophon: Venetiis: In aedibus haeredum Aldi, et Andreae soceri], 1535. 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). [16], 328, [10], [2 (blank)], 47, [1 (blank)], [44] ff.
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Sound Study Professional” Provenance
Rush, James.  The philosophy of the human voice: embracing its physiological history; together with a system of principles by which criticism in the art of elocution may be rendered intelligible, and instruction, definite and comprehensive. To which is addeda brief analysis of song and recitative. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1833. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5 “). [4 (ads)] ff., 432 pp.
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Perez de Ribas, Andres.  Historia de los triumphos de nuestra santa fee entre gentes las mas barbaras, y fieras del nuevo Orbe, conseguidos por los soldados de la Milicia de la Compañia de Iesus en las missiones e la prouincia de Nueua-España ... Madrid: Por Alo[n]so de Paredes, 1645. Folio. [20] ff., 763, [1] pp.
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The Medicinal Virtues of PlantsIllustrated
Hill, John.  The family herbal, or an account of all those English plants, which are remarkable for their virtues, and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries; with their descriptions and their uses, as proved by experience. Bungay: J. & R. Childs, 1822. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). viii, xl, 376 pp.; 54 col. plts.
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Soldier Humor Illustrated
Cary, Melbert B., Jr., ed. & pub.  Mademoiselle from Armentières [volumes one and two]. New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1930 & 1935. 8vo. 2 vols. I: [12], pp. II: xlv, [9], 111, [1] pp.; illus.
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Alexander, Archibald.  Evidences of the authenticity, inspiration, and canonical authority of the Holy Scriptures. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, [1836]. 12mo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). Frontis., 308 pp.
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Andrews, George.  Reports of cases argued and adjudged in the court of King's Bench, in the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of King George the Second. Dublin: Henry Watts, 1791. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.2"). xxviii pp., [243] ff., xiv pp., [22] ff.
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I Made Them Learn Some Songs to Sing to Their Own Dancing”
Ruskin, John.  Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs. [William] Cowper [later Cowper-Temple]. Winnington Hall, Northwich, Cheshire: [ca. 12 December 1864]. 12mo (20 x 12.5cm; 7.875" x 4.875:). 3 pp.
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Bible.  O.T. Psalms. Latin. Buchanan. Paraphrases. 1582.   Paraphrasis Psalmorum Davidis poetica multo quam antehac castigatior. Antuerpiae [Antwerp]: ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1582. 16mo {but with horizontal chain lines} (12 cm; 4.75"). 285, [1] pp.
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The Worthy Poor amongMexican Criollas
Palavicino y Villarrasa, Francisco Javier.  Sermon panegyrico. Predicado, à la solemnidad de el patrocinio de N. Señora, en la iglesia del Real, y Religiosissimo Convento de Jesus Maria; de esta imperial ciudad de Mexico; en concurso de la primera missa que en dicho dia, è iglesia, cantó el Br. D. Antonio Bernardino Dominguez, Zamudio. Mexico: Por Doña Maria de Benavides, viuda de Juan de Ribera, 1691. Small 4to. [5], 7 ff.
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First Edition of the Bridgman-Culbertson Revision of the Pentateuch inCHINESE
Bible. O.T. Pentateuch. Chinese, High Wenli. Bridgman-Culbertson. 1863.   [title-page in Chinese characters, transliterated as] Jiu yue quan shu [or Xin yue sheng shu]. Shanghai: Mei hua shu guan, 1863. Tall 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). [472] pp.
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Women'sMysteries
Albertus, Magnus, pseudo-, & Michael Scot.  Alberti Magni, de secretis mulierum libellus, scholiis auctus, & à mendis repurgatus. Eiusdem de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum, & animalium quorundam libellus. Item de mirabilibus mundi, ac de quibusdam effectibus causatis à quibusdam animalibus, &c. Adiecimus & ob materiae similitudinem Michaelis Scoti philosophi, De secretis naturae opusculum. Lugduni: Ioannes Quadratus, 1580. Small 8vo (12 cm, 4.75"). 381, [11] pp.
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The Dawn of the Enlightened Era” ofBrewing & Distilling
Shannon, Robert.  A practical treatise on brewing, distilling, and rectification, with the genuine process of making brandy, rum, and Hollands gin, the London practice of brewing porter, ale, and table beer, the method of brewing country ales, &c. London: Robert Scholey, 1805. 4to (27.5 cm, 10.9"). xxxii (half-title lacking), 307, [1], 248, 135, [1], 183, [1] pp.; 8 plts. (1 fold.), 5 fold. tables.
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Beer Was the Only Thing Kennerly Could Trust”
Porter, Katherine Anne.  Hacienda. New York: Harrison of Paris, 1934. 8vo (22 cm; 8.125"). 81, [1] pp.
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Many, ManySONNETS
Gazeta de Mexico.  Suplemento ... miercoles 11 de diciembre de 1805. Mexico: Gazeta de Mexico, 1805. 4to (22 cm; 8.5"). [6] ff.
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RUSKIN's OWN COPY
Ruskin, John.  The seven lamps of architecture. Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent: George Allen, 1886. Folio (29 cm; 11"). xii pp., [2] ff., 222 pp., 14 plts.
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The Name of Upper California is Given to the Extension of Coast
        Between the 32nd and 42nd Degrees of North Latitude . . . ”
Bandini, José.  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Description of Upper California.” [Monterey?: ca. 1846]. Folio (31 cm; 12.25"). [14] ff. (2 ff. wrappers, 2 ff. blanks, 10 ff. of text).
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Where Real & Quack MedicineShare PAGE SPACE
D. Ransom, Son, & Co.  Ransom's family receipt book. 1888. Buffalo, NY: D. Ransom, Son, & Co., [1887]. 12mo (16 cm; 6.5"). 32 pp., and wrappers.
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For God So Loved the World”
Bible.  N.T. John, 3:16. Polyglot. 1890.   St. John iii, 16, &c. in most of the languages and dialects in which the British and foreign Bible society has printed or circulated the Holy Scriptures. London: British & Foreign Bible Society, 1890. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 83, [1] pp., [2] ff.
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Masthead Device inENGLISH A Production of Arequipa
El Republicano.  Arequipa: Imprenta del Gobierno, 1829–30. Small folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [24] ff.
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First GUIDEBOOK toMarian Shrines in Mexico
Very Early Florida Author

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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., illus.
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The First One-Volume Edition in Swiss German Illustrations Attributed to Holbein
Title-Pages & Illustrations Hand-Colored
Bible.  Swiss German. Zurich. 1531.  Die gantze Bibel der vrsprünglichë Ebraischen vnd Griechischen waarheyt nach. Zürich: Christoffel Froschover, 1531. Folio (38 cm; 15"). [14], 342, 322 ff.
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A CelticTrouvère Story
Moore, George.  Ulick and Soracha. London: Nonesuch Press, 1926. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). Frontis., [4], 286 pp.
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H., J.  The compleat clark, and scriveners guide. Containing exact draughts and presidents of all manner of assurances and instruments now in use. London: Pr. by T.R. for H. Twyford, N. Brookes, J. Place, & R. Wingate, 1655. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.9"). Add. engr. t.-p., [8], 664, [16 (index)] pp.
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Christo Shares Space withJames Byars
Copley, William Nelson, ed.  S.M.S. February 1968. No. 1. [New York]: Letter Edged in Black Press, 1968. Narrow folio (28 cm; 11"). Varied contents.
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Economic Development throughBetter RoadsCUBA, 1795
Jáuregui, Juan Tomás de.  Memoria sobre proporcionar arbitrios para la construcción de caminos en esta jurisdicción. En La Havana: en la imprenta de Estevan Bolona, 1795. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 12 pp.
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Biblical Law, Debated
Dupin, André Marie Jean Jacques.  The trial of Jesus before Caiaphas and Pilate. Being a refutation of Mr. Salvador's chapter entitled “The Trial and Condemnation of Jesus.” Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1839. 16mo (18 cm, 7.1"). viii, 88, [2 (blank)] pp.
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BRITISH Antiquity, Printed at theSign of the UNICORN
Howell, William.  Medulla historiae Anglicanae. Being a comprehensive history of the lives and reigns of the monarchs of England, from the time of the invasion thereof by Julius Caesar, to this present year 1681. London: Abel Swalle, 1681. 12mo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). [14 ff.], 653, [1 (blank)] pp. (pagination skips 215–24, repeats 241–50, several other pages incorrectly numbered); 2 plts.
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Scott, Geoffrey.  The portrait of Zélide. London: Constable & Co., 1925. 8vo (22.5 cm; 9"). [1] f., frontis. port., vii, [1], 215, [1] pp., 3 plts.
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Mr. Holmes Played Old Men & Character Parts — Same as I Did
Kellogg, Eugenia.  The Awakening of Poccalito. A Tale of Telegraph Hill, and Other Tales. San Francisco: The Unknown Publisher, 1903. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). 130 pp.
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Marlowe, Christopher.  Edward the Second. Kensington: The Aquila Press, 1929. 4to (25.8 cm, 10.1"). [126] pp.; illus.
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“Experienced Lady, An.”  The kitchen directory and American housewife: Containing valuable and original receipts in all the various branches of cookery. New York: Ivison & Phinney; Chicago: S.C. Griggs & Co.; Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co. etc., 1858. 12mo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). 195, [7 (6 adv.)] pp.; illus.
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Rico, Juan.  Reales exequias, que por el fallecimiento del señor don Carlos III, rey de España y de las Indias, mando celebrar en la ciudad de Lima. Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos, 1789. Folio. [2] ff., 169, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 50 pp., fold. plt.
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Color-Printed Plates & Captivating TextA Prize Binding
Wood, John George.  The common objects of the country. London & New York: George Routledge & Co., [1858]. 12mo (16 cm; 6.25"). iv, 182 pp., 12 color plates.
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A Dentist Holds Fast toIdealism
Horn, S.J.  Paul Adams a novel of an American dentist. New York: Benedict Publishers, Inc., (copyright 1929). 8vo (20.5 cm, 8"). viii, 345, [1] pp.
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Post-Incunable Augustine Chalcographia Ascensiana
Augustinus, Aurelius, St.  (St. Augustine).  Liber epistolarum beati Augustini episcopi Hipponensis ecclesiae: Compluriu[m]que] sanctorum & illustrium virorum ad ipsum Augustinum rescribentium. Cum duplici indice: a fronte & a tergo posito. [Paris]: [colophon: Chalcographia Ascensiana] Venundatur ab Joanne Paruo & Iodoco Badio Ascensio, 1515. Folio (34.2 cm, 13.4"). [8], CCLXII, [32 (1 blank)] ff.
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American Ecclesiastical PolityBoston, 1738
Mather, Samuel.  An apology for the liberties of the churches in New England: to which is prefix'd, a discourse concerning the Congregational churches. Boston: Printed by T. Fleet for Daniel Henchman, 1738. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [4] ff., ix, [3], 116 [i.e., 216] pp.
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Learn to SpeakARAUCANIAN
Febres, Andrés.  Arte de lengua general del reyno de Chile ... y ... un vocabulario hispano-chileno, y un calepino chileno-hispano mas copioso. Lima: en la calle de la Encarnaçion, 1765. Small 8vo. [15] ff., 682 pp., [1] ff.
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The Kingdom of the “Abessines”Englished & Illustrated
Ludolf, Hiob.  A new history of Ethiopia. Being a full and accurate description of the kingdom of Abessinia, vulgarly, though erroneously called the empire of Prester John. London: Samuel Smith, 1682. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.2"). [8], 88, 151–53, 104–05, 156–370, 375–398 pp. (pagination skips 245/46, 371–74); 3 fold. plts., 4 double plts., 2 plts. (map and 1 plt. lacking).
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The Boise Penrose Copy
Daniel, Samuel.  The collection of the history of England. London: Printed [by Nicholas Okes] for Simon Waterson, 1626. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.5"). [4] ff., 222 pp. (without imprimatur and dedication leaves).
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A Look atTHREE Fine Presses
Sewell, Brocard.  Three private presses: Saint Dominic's Press, the Press of Edward Walters, Saint Albert's Press. Wellingborough: Christopher Skelton, 1979. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). 54, [2] pp.; illus.
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Ultra MINIATURE Book
Bible.  Selections. German. 1776.  Biblia, oder Inhalt der ganzen Heil. Schrift. Halle: J.H. Hesse, 1776. 32mo (3.5 cm; 1.25"). 128 pp., 3 [of 6] plts.
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Learning to SPOT aReally GOOD Facsimile
Field, Eugene, & Robert Louis Stevenson.  Excellent facsimiles of three manuscript items. No place: various dates. Various formats: see below.
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A High Spot of Science One of the Most Useful EditionsA HANDSOME Set
Newton, Isaac.  Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica. Glasguae: Andreae et Joannis M. Duncan, 1822. 8vo (24.2 cm, 9.5"). 4 vols. in 2. I: [4], [vii]–xxx, [2], 431, [1] pp. II: [6], 320 pp. III: [4], xxxvi, 344 pp. IV: [2], vi, 202, [2] pp.
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