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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.
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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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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.
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Rebutting theExecrable Antichrist's Bull”Luther Will NOT Recant
Luther, Martin.  Adversvs execrabilem Antichristi bvllam. Wittembergae: [Melchior Lotter], 1520. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [10] ff.
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Beautiful Illustrated Children's BookThree Generations of Family Ownership
A picnic of two.  New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., (copyright 1880). 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). [2], [7]–64 pp.; 8 plts. (incl. in pagination).
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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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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.
$1500.00
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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.
$300.00
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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.
$650.00
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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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Whoever Carries This Book with Him, Is Safe from
    ALL HIS ENEMIES, Visible or Invisible”
Hohman, Johann Georg.  The long lost friend. A collection of mysterious & invaluable arts & remedies, for man as well as animals, with many proofs of their virtue and efficacy in healing diseases, &c., the greater part of which was never published until they appeared in print for the first time in the U.S. in the year 1820. Harrisburg, PA: T.F. Scheffer, 1856. 16mo (16.6 cm; 6.5"). 72 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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Greek New Testament withEvidence of Readership
Bible.   N.T. Greek. 1543.  Tes Kaines Diathekes Hapanta. Noui Testamenti omnia. Cum scholijs ex Patribus & historijs in loca obscuriora in marginibus adiectis. [colophon: Basileae: per Thoman Platerum, impensis Reinhardi Beck, 1543]. 8vo (17.8 cm; 7"). [8], 384 ff.
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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).
$145.00
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A Pastoral Letter toNUNS ONLY
Soledad, Antonio de la.  Carta pastoral que el general de carmelitas descalzos dirige a sus religiosas. Valencia: Impr. de D. Francisco Brusola, 1815. 8vo (21.2 cm; 8.375"). 40 pp.
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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.
$55.00
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Mother Goose'sNASTY Origin Story in COLOR!
American Sunday-School Union.  History of mother goose and the golden egg. New York & Philadelphia: Turner & Fisher, [1835–49]. 12mo (18.9 cm; 7.5"). [16] pp.; illus.
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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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A Pretty Little BookA Litmus Test forYour” Variety of Catholicism
Francis of Assisi, St.  Fioretti ... testo di lingua secondo la lezione adottata dal P.A. Cesari e con brevi note filologiche di P. Fraticelli. Firenze: Pietro Fraticelli, 1845. Sm 8vo (14.8 cm; 5.75"). 330 pp.
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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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A Cambridge Jesuit
Spencer, John.  Scripture mistaken. The ground of Protestants and common plea of all new reformers against the ancient Catholicke religion of England. Many texts quite mistaken by novelists are layd open, and redressed in this treatis, by restoring them to theyr proper sense, according to which it is made manifest, that none of them are of force against the ancient Catholicke religion. Antwerpe: By Iames Meursius, 1655. 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [16], 253, 252–65, 268–369, 400–405, [9] pp. (pagination erratic; book complete).
$1800.00
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Classic Illustrated GermanBOTANICAL GUIDESome Early Hand-Coloring
Theodorus, Jacobus, called Tabernaemontanus.  Neu vollkommen Kräuter-Buch: Darinnen uber 3000 Kräuter, mit schönen und kunstlichen Figuren, auch deren Underscheid und Würckung samt ihren Namen in mancherley Sprachen beschrieben: dessgleichen auch wie dieselbige in allerhand Kranckheiten beyde der Menschen und des Viehs, sollen angewendet und gebraucht werden angezeigt wird. Basel: Johann Ludwig König, 1731. Folio (38.4 cm, 15.1"). 3 vols. in 1. [12], 663, [5], 665–1529, [97 (index)] pp.; illus.
$2500.00
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Uncommon Religious Work inTranslation
Boudon, Henri Marie.  Dios solo, o congregacion para los intereses de dios solo, escrito en la lengua francesa por ... ; y en la española por el P. Sebastian Izquierdo, de la Compañia de Jesus, natural de Alcaráz. Madrid: Impr. de Francisco Xavier Garcia, 1762. 16mo (15.3 cm; 6"). [4] ff., 136 pp.
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Never Go to Sea & IF You Do, Don't Get Shipwrecked
Griset, Ernest Henry, illus.  The three youthful mariners. Cincinnati: Peter G. Thomson, © 1882. 12mo (18.6 cm, 7.3"). 12 pp. (incl. wrappers); col. illus.
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Men's Health”A Tale of THREE YEARS of Suffering & Medical Failure,
& Then SUCCESS
Sanz, José.  Observacion chirurgico-medica de un hidro-sarcocele, ó tumor scirroso en un testiculo con kiste, ó saco, lleno de pus en el escroto. [Mexico]: Oficina de Doña Maria Fernandez de Jáuregui, 1814. Small 8vo (14.2 cm; 5.5"). 39, [1 (blank)] pp.
$950.00
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Protestant Occultism StrikinglyILLUSTRATED
Lavater, Ludwig.  De spectris, lemuribus et magnis, atque insolitis fragoribus, variisque praesagitionibus, quae plerunque obitum hominum, magnas clades, mutationesque imperiorum praecedunt. Lugd. Batav.: Apud Jordanum Luchtmans, 1687. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.6"). [8] ff., 313, [1] pp., [3] ff.; 7 fold. plts.
$2000.00
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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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Extracts forGratuitous” Distribution
AndersonvilleFour PlatesTestimonial Documents
United States Sanitary Commission.  Narrative of privations and sufferings of United States officers and soldiers while prisoners of war in the hands of the rebel authorities. Being the report of a commission of inquiry, appointed by the United States Sanitary Commission. With an appendix, containing the testimony. Boston: Office of “Littell's Living Age”, 1864. 8vo. 86, [2 (1 blank)] pp.; 4 plts.
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Exact Portraitures of the Very 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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Better Perpetuation of Slavery than the Dissolution of the Union
Sherman, Henry.  Slavery in the United States of America; its national recognition and relations, from the establishment of the confederacy, to the present time. A word to the North and the South. Hartford: Hurlburt & Pond, 1860. 12mo (18 cm; 7" ). pp. xvi, [9]–187.
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Just the PoemsALL of Them, for theFirst Time
Dryden, John.  Original poems and translations, by John Dryden. London: Pr. for J. & R. Tonson, 1743. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). 2 vols. I: [12], 336 pp. II: [12], 336 pp.
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A German Morality Tale Redux & in COLOR!GOOD GROOMING MATTERS!
Thomson, Peter G.  The slovenly boy. Cincinnati: Peter G. Thomson, © 1882. 12mo (18.6 cm, 7.3"). 12 pp. (incl. covers); col. illus.
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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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See How Much Better & Brighter You Feel”
A.H. Lewis Medicine Co.  “You get the best at the drug store – drugs 'n everything.”  [St. Louis, MO: A.H. Lewis Medicine Co., prior to 1930?]. 28 cm, 11".
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New Testament fromthe Saur Press
Bible.  N.T. German. 1775. Luther.  Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heylandes Jesu Christi, nach der deutschen Uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers, mit kurzem Inhalt eines jeden Capitels, und vollständiger Anweisung gleicher Schrift-Stellen. Wie auch aller Sonn- und fest-tägigen Evangelien und Episteln. Germantown: Gedruckt und zu finden bey Christoph Saur, 1775. 8vo (16.8 cm; 6.75"). 10, 13–529, [3] pp. One leaf in facsimile and one leaf lacking.
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The Wonderful Rescues & Brave Deeds ofTom Thumb
Banks, Eulalie, illus.  Tom Thumb. [New York]: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., © 1934. 4to (20.3 cm, 8"). [12 (incl. covers)] pp.; col. illus.
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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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Full a Fun, Tales, An Rhymes”Printed for the Author”
[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.
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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.
$48.00
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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.
$175.00
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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.
$3250.00
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NOT! Agatha Christie's Mousetrap” . . .
Holdsworth, Edward.  Muscipula, sive Cambro-Muo-machia. Londoni: [Pr. by H. Hills?], 1709. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). 8 pp.
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EducatingGerman-American Boys & Girls in 1809
Kleine Erzählungen über ein Buch mit Kupfern: oder Leicht Geschichte für Kinder. Philadelphia: Gedruckt [beyJacob Meyer] für Johnson und Warner, 1809. 24mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [22] ff., illus.
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The Operational Rules for a Hospital EXCLUSIVELY
for the Treatment of INDIANS
Hospital Real de Indios (Mexico).  Constituciones, y ordenanzas, para el regimen y govierno del Hospital Real, y general de los indios de esta Nueva España, mandadas guardar por S.M. en Real Cédula de 27 de Octubre ... de 1776. Mexico: Impresas ... en la Nueva Oficina Madrileña de D. Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1778. Folio (28 cm; 9"). [17] ff., 64, [2], 6 p.
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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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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.
$1950.00
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With aGreat Engraved Plate
Becerra Moreno, Juan.  Relacion del funeral entierro, y exequias de el Illmo. Sr. Dr. D. Manuel Rubio y Salinas, Arzobispo que fuè de esta Santa Iglesia Metropolitana de Mexico. Mexico: En la Imprenta del Real, y mas antiguo Colegio de S. Ildefonso, 1776. Small 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [5] ff., 155, [1] pp., fold. plt.
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Susan Knew . . . the Value of What She Learned at the Sunday School”
American Sunday-School Union.  Little Susan and her lamb. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [between 1827 and 1853]. 32mo (10.5 cm; 4.125"). 15 pp.; frontis.
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What FUN It Would Have Been to Be
HANDED ONE OF THESE!!!
[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.
$4975.00
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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CHINESE BIBLE STORIESAn 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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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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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”
MANUSCRIPT TRADE SECRETS
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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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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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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The First Anglo-Dutch War,  New Amsterdam,  Prisoner Exchanges,  & Much More
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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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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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Early 18th-Century Jonson Collection At End, a MostAMBITIOUS Catalogue
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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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