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Frederick III of Beichlingen, Prince-Archbishop of Magdeburg (1445–64).   Document on vellum, in German. Magdeburg: 1462. Square 8vo (215 x 250 mm; 8.5" x 9.75"). [1] f.
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The Dedication HasNOT Been RemovedThe Folio EXTRA Format
Longinus.  [title in Greek, romanized as] Dionysiou Logginou [sic] peri hypsous. Parmae: In Aedibus Palatinos Typis Bodonianis, 1793. Folio extra (43 cm, 17"). [1] f., xxviii, 113, [1 (blank)] pp.; [1 (blank)] f., [1] f., 89, [1 (blank)] pp. Lacks the initial blank and final blank.
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Early Riccardi Press, Handsome Homer
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (i.e., Horace).  Quinti Horati Flacci opera omnia. [Londini]: apud Lee Warner Mediceae Societatis Librarium [typis Riccardi a Carolo T. Jacobi], 1910. 4to (25 cm, 9.5"). [6] ff., 240 pp., [1] f.
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Part of the Series of Texts Printed byDIDOT for theEducation of the Dauphin
Massillon, Jean-Baptiste.  Petit careme. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1789. Large 4to (31 cm, 12. 25"). [4] ff., 312 pp.
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Required ReadingImpeccable Printing
La Rochefoucauld, François, duc de.  Maximes et réflexions morales du duc de la Rochefoucauld. Parme: De L'Imprimerie Bodoni, 1811. Large 4to (32.1 cm, 12.6"). [10], xxxii, 175, [1] pp.
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Fine Bodoni Printing, Fine ENGRAVINGS,
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Printing Completed by the Widow
 
Vieira, Francisco; & Francesco Rosaspina.  Le piu insigni pitture parmensi Indicate agli amatori della Belle Arti. Parma: Dalla Tipografia Bodoniana, 1809. Large 4to (31.8 cm; 12.5"). [5] ff., xxviii pp., engraved added title, 59 plts., [118] ff., 7, [1 (blank)], 7, [1 (blank) pp.
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Chinese Buddhists in India
Beal, Samuel.  Chinese accounts of India. Calcutta: S. Gupta for Susil Gupta, 1957–58. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). 3 vols. (of 4) I: [8], 127, [1] pp. II: vi, [2], [129]–258 pp. III: [8], [259]–396 pp.
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No, REALLY???For a HAT?
Dorrance, John; Arthur Fenner.  Report of the case John Dorrance against Arthur Fenner tried at the December term of the Court of Common Pleas, in the county of Providence, A.D. 1801. To which are added, the proceedings in the case Arthur Fenner vs. John Dorrance. Providence: Printed by Bennett Wheeler, 1802. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). iv, 116 pp.
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Much-Admired Poet, Even More Admired Press
Monti, Vincenzo.  Versi dell' abate Vincenzo Monti. [Parte prima & parte seconda]. Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale, 1787. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.17"). [26], 106, [12], 99. [1] pp. [bound with the same author's]. Aristodemo, tragedia ... Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale, 1787. 8vo. [12], 118, [2 (blank)] pp.
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Limited-Edition, Improved Horace
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus.  Q. Horatii Flacci Opera. Parmae: In Aedibus Palatinis Typis Bodonianis, 1793. Large 4to (30.9 cm, 12.16"). [4 (2 blank)], xv, [3], 371, [1 (blank)] pp.
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The Murder Failed but . . .
Coke, Arundel, & John Woodburn (defendants).  An Exact and particular narrative of a cruel and inhumane murder attempted on the body of Edward Crispe, esq., at St. Edmunds-Bury in Suffolk, ... by Arundel Coke, esq., barrister at law, and John Woodburn, a laborer. Together with both their examinations and confessions ... : also the information of John Carter, a blacksmith, and the declaration of Mr. Crispe himself ... London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1722. 8vo in 4s (19 cm). 28 pp.
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Bodoni's Institution des Enfans”A Fine Press Polyglot Juvenile
Muret, Marc-Antoine; Nicolas Louis François de Neufchâteau, trans.   Conseils d'un pere a son fils imités des vers que Muret a écrits en Latin pour l'usage de son neveu. Parme: Imprimé par Bodoni, 1801. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). [4], 46, [2 (blank)] pp.
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The Bible asGRAPHIC Achievement
Bible.  Latin & German. Selections. 1712.  Historiae celebriores Veteris [– Novi] Testamenti iconibus repraesentatae et ad excitandas bonas meditationes selectis epigrammatibus exornatae in lucem datae à Christophoro Weigelio. Noribergae: 1712. Folio (38.3 cm, 15.125"). 2 vols. in 1.   I: [1], 150 [of 151] plts.; II: [1], 108 plts.; lacking the last plate of vol. 1.
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A Fortuneteller, a Determined Mother, a Murder by Arsenic
Harden, Jacob S., defendant.  Life, confession, and letters of courtship of Rev. Jacob S. Harden of the M.E. Church, Mount Lebanon, Hunterdon Co., N.J. Executed for the murder of his wife on the 6th of July 1860, at Belvidere, Warren Co., N.J. Hackettstown, NJ: E. Winton, printer, 1860. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). 48 pp., frontis. port.
$375.00
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Woodcut Title-Page Border byLemberger
Luther, Martin; George Lemberger, illus.  Wider den Bischof zu Magdeburg Albrecht Cardinal. [colophon: Wittemberg: Hans Lufft], 1539. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.5"). [32] ff.
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A Great 18th-Century Printer Presents a
Great 17th-Century Dramatist
Racine, Jean.  Oeuvres de Jean Racine. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1784. 8vo in 4s (19 cm, 7.5". 3 vols. I: 463, [1] pp. II: [2] ff., 484 pp. III: [2] ff., 372 pp., [2] ff.
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A Kentucky “Honor Killing”The Killer Acquitted
Ward, Matthew Flournoy, defendant.  A full and authentic report of the testimony on the trial of Matt. F. Ward, certified to be correct by Thomas D. Brown, clerk of Hardin Circuit Court; Wm. Alexander, former commonwealth attorney for the Hardin District; and Judge Alex. Walker ... With the speeches of Gov. Crittenden, Gov. Helm, T.F. Marshall, esq., and Nathaniel Wolfe, esq., and the reply of Alfred Allen, esq., attorney for the commonwealth. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1854. 8vo (23 cm, 8.75"). 176 pp.
$100.00
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The Quarto EditionEseguita in Caratteri Diversi”
Longinus.  [title in Greek, romanized as] Dionysiou Logginou [sic] peri hypsous. Parmae: In Aedibus Palatinos Typis Bodonianis, 1793. 4to (30 cm, 11.75"). [2] ff., xxvii, [1blank], 126 pp., [2] ff., 103, [1 (blank) pp.
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A Victim of Pombal & the InquisitionHis Book Banned
& VirtuallyALL Copies Destroyed
Malagrida, Gabriel.  Juizo da verdadeira causa do terremoto, que padeceo a corte de Lisboa, no primeiro de Novembro de 1755. Lisboa: Officina de Manoel Soares, 1756. 4to (20 cm, 8"). 31, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f.
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Bodoni's BoethiusConsolations of Philosophy
Boethius.  Anicii Manlii Torquati Severini Boethii De consolatione philosophiae libri quinque ad optimarum editionum fidem recensiti. Parmae: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1798. Large 4to (31 cm, 12.2"). cxvi, 271, [1] pp.
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The Admiral Was Convicted of . . . Losing His Temper?
Ogle, Chaloner, defendant.  The tryal of Sir Chaloner Ogle, Kt. rear admiral of the Blue. Before the Chief Justice of Jamaica, for an assault on the person of His Excellency Mr. Trelawney the governor, committed in his own house in Spanish Town, on the 22d day of July last. With authentic copies of the several letters that passed on that occasion, between Mr. Concanen, now Attorney General of the island, Sir Chaloner Ogle, the Governor, and A-----l V-----. London: Printed for W. Webb, 1743. 8vo (20 cm). 22 pp..
$600.00
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Ahi! Trista Parma”Bodoni Mourns His Patron
Giordani, Luigi Uberto.  Orazione funebre in morte di Ferdinando I. di Borbone infante di Spagna duca di Parma, Piacenza, Guastalla ecc. ecc. ecc. Parma: Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1803. Large 4to (30 cm, 11.8"). Frontis., [2], xxxv, [1], 20, [2] pp.; 2 fold. plts.
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Written While in Exile from Ulm
Eberlin von Günzburg, Johann.  Die ander getrew vermanung Johannis Eberlin vonn Güntzburg n den rath der lobliche stadt Vlm war zunheme yn was vnsäglichen schaden sie gefürt seint von den weltverfürern den münchen/vnd wie mã solchem vbel entrynnen möge wilche auch andn stedten nützlich seyn kan. Erffurdt: [Johann Loersfeld], 1523. Small 4to (19 cm. 7.5"). [20] ff.
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A Classic of Italian LiteratureBodoni PrintingExceptional Binding
Tasso, Torquato.  Aminta favola boschereccia di Torquato Tasso ora per la prima volta alla sua vera lezione ridotta. Crisopoli: Impresso co' Caratterei Bodoniani, 1789. Large 4to (30.2 cm, 11.89"). [12], 14, [2], 142, [2 (blank)] pp.
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Congo Mission Press Hymnal — LOKUNDO
Disciples of Christ Congo Mission.  Bonkanda wa nsao ya Nzakomba. Bolenge, Congo Belge: Disciples of Christ Congo Mission, 1918. 12mo (28 cm; 7.125"). 231 hymns.
$275.00
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DidotHandsomely Presents Rousseau
Rousseau, Jean Baptiste.  Odes, cantates, epitres et poesies diverses. Paris: Chez P. Didot, fils aine de F. A. Dudot l'aine, 1790. Large 4to (32 cm, 12.75"). xii, 560 pp.
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The Important Truths” Known to the Pagan Sages
Dutens, Louis.  Recherches sur l'origine des découvertes attribuées aux modernes ... Paris: Chez la veuve Duchesne, 1766. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.36"). xlviii, 228, [4], 257 (i.e., 259), [3] pp.
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Aristotle Was Wrong: MAGGOTS Come from Eggs
Redi, Francesco, & Frederik Lachmund.  Opusculorum pars prior, sive experimenta circa generationem insectorum: Ad illustrem virum Carolum Dati. Amstelaedami: Apud Henricum Wetstenium, 1686. 12mo (13.5 cm, 5.3"). 1 vol. (of 2). Frontis., [10], 216, [20], 40, [6] pp.; 44 plts. (14 fold.).
$800.00
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ANABAPTIST'ANA
Chevalier de Malte.  Lettre missive envoyee de Rome, par un chevalier de Malte, à un sien amy aussi cheualier en France: où est declaré les discordes qui est entre le grand Turc, & le Sophy Roy de Perse. Et aussi l'excecution de plusieurs Annabaptistes, en Cicille Naples & à la Pouille, comme verrez par ce presant discours. Paris: Hubert Velu, iouxte la coppie imprimée à Lyon, 1589. 8vo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). 14, [2 (blank)] pp.
$875.00
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VirgilElegant Italian Production
Vergilius Maro, Publius; Clemente Bondi, trans.  L'Eneide tradotta in versi italiani. Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale, 1790–93. 8vo (22.1 cm, 8.7"). 2 vols. in 1. [8], xxiii, [1], 273, [1], 295, [3 (1 errata)] pp.
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Humorous HistoryBeautiful Signed Binding
Abbott à Beckett, Gilbert; John Leech, illus.  The comic history of England. With twenty coloured etchings, and two hundred woodcuts. London: Published at the Punch Office, 1864. 8vo (22 cm, 8.66"). [2], [v]–xviii, 320, 304 pp.; 20 col. plts.
$250.00
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Falsely Claiming WILD Popularity!
Child, Lydia Maria.  American frugal housewife, dedicated to those who are not ashamed of economy. New York: Samuel S. & William Wood, 1838. 12mo (18.5 cm; 7.5"). Frontis., 130 pp.
$135.00
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Scarce Medical Dissertation from the University of Jena
Buchamer, Jacob; Johann Friedrich Schröter.  Orationes et quaestiones habitae, in promotione clarissimi & doctissimi viri, D.M. Jacobi Buchameri Halensis. Cum ipsi summus in arte medica gradus in academia Genensi decerneretur. [Jena]: Typis Donati Richtzenhan, 1584. 4to (18 cm, 7.08"). [24] ff.
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State-of-the-Art19th-Century Electrical Studies
Becquerel, Antoine César, & Alexandre Edmond Becquerel.   Traité d'électricité et de magnétisme. Leurs applications aux sciences physiques, aux arts et a l'industrie. Paris: Librairie de Firmin Didot Frères, 1855–56. 8vo (22.7 cm, 9"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 456 pp.; 3 fold. plts. II: [4], 475, [1] pp. III: [4], 412 pp.; 14 fold. plts. (incl. maps).
$750.00
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America's First “Homosexual Novel”?
Taylor, Bayard.  Joseph and his friend: a story of Pennsylvania. New York / London: G.P. Putnam & Sons / S. Low, Son & Marston, 1870. Small 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). vi, 361, [1], [2 (ads)] pp.
$900.00
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Explore Old EuropeSigned Decorated Cloth
Osborne, Albert B.  Picture towns of Europe. New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1926. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.375"). Frontis, xii, [2], 247, [1] pp.; 47 plts., map (incl. in pagination).
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Securing Status & Privileges for aMinor of a Minor Noble Family
(Sola Piloa family).  Illuminated manuscript, on paper and vellum, in Spanish and Latin. Zaragoza: 1670 (27 September). Small 4to (26.5 cm, 10.5"). 9 ff. (one on paper).
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Izaak Walton, Illustrated
Walton, Izaak.  The complete angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton: Extensively embellished with engravings on copper and wood ... To which are added, an introductory essay; the Linnaean arrangement of the various river fish delineated in the work; and illustrative notes. London: John Major (pr. at the Shakspeare Press by W. Nicol), 1824. 8vo in 4s (19.7 cm, 7.76"). lviii, 416 pp.; 14 plts.; illus. [with the same author's] The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson ... To which are added, the autographs of those eminent men, now first collected; an index, and illustrative notes. London: John Major (pr. at the Shakspeare Press by W. Nicol), 1825. Frontis., xviii, [2], 503, [1] pp.; 10 plts., illus.
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Taylor, Bayard.  The national ode. The memorial freedom poem. Boston: William F. Gill & Co., 1877 (copyright 1876). 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). Frontis., 744 pp.; illus.
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Woman's Beauty Defined byMEN of the World
Walker, Alexander.  Beauty; illustrated chiefly by an analysis and classification of beauty in woman. New York: J. & H.G. Langley; Philadelphia: Haswell, Barrington, & Haswell; Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co., 1840. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). xx, 390 pp., [3 (ads)] ff.
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Knox, Thomas Wallace.  The travels of Marco Polo for boys and girls with explanatory notes and comments. New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons (pr. by Knickerbocker Press), 1885. 4to (23.2 cm, 9.125"). Frontis., xviii, 530 pp.; illus.
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Human “Novelties”Illustrated
Wilson, Henry.  Wonderful characters [comprising memoirs and anecdotes of the most remarkable persons of every age and nation]. London: J. Robins & Co. Albion Press, 1826 & 1821. 8vo (20.8 cm, 8.2"). 2 vols. (of 3, ONLY). I: Engr. t.-p., iv, 496 pp.; 16 plts. II: Engr. t.-p., [3]–480 pp.; 14 plts. (printed t.-p. lacking in both).
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History of the Propagation of the Christian Faith
. . . by aHater of False History”
     
Baxter, Richard.  Church-history of the government of bishops and their councils abbreviated. Including the chief part of the government of Christian princes and popes, and a true account of the most troubling controversies and heresies till the Reformation. London: Printed by B[ennet] Griffin, for Thomas Simmons at the Princes Arms, 1680. 4to (22 cm, 8.12''). [44], 136, 177–296, 313–400, 409–488 pp.
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Beerbohm's Caricatures ofRossetti & Friends
Beerbohm, Max.  Rossetti and his circle. London: William Heinemann, 1922. 4to (26 cm, 10.25"). [x] pp.; 23 col. plts.
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Some Aspects of SEXUALITY in 1894
Laurent, Emile.  Les bisexués; gynécomastes et hermaphrodites. Paris: Georges Carré, 1894. Small 4to (26 cm, 10.25"). 233, [1] pp.; illus.
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Shakspearean” Inspiration?A Special Copy
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An Acclaimed “Elizabethan” Pickering Production
Church of England. Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland together with the psalter or psalms of David pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. London: William Pickering, 1853. 12mo (18.4 cm, 7.25"). [720] pp.; illus.
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Poliziano, Angelo.  Le stanze di messer Angelo Poliziano di nuovo pubblicate. Parma: Nel Regal Palazzo Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1792. Large 4to (30.8 cm, 12.12"). [4], xv, [1], 60 pp.
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and remarks geographical, historical, topographical, physical, natural, astronomical, mechanical, military, mercantile, political, and ecclesiastical. Made in above ten years travels through the empire of China: Particularly, upon their pottery and varnishing, silk and other manufactures, Pearl-fishing, the history of plants and animals, with a description of their dities and publick works, number of people, manners, language and customs, coin and commerce, their habits, oeconomy, and government, the philosophy of the famous Confucious. With many curious particulars; being, in general, the most authentick account of that country ... A new translation from the best Paris edition, and adorn’d with copper-plates. London: Pr. by John Hughs ... for Olive Payne, 1738. 8vo (20.7 cm; 8.125"). [4] ff.,536 pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plts. (2 fold.), fold. table.
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Lies of first-rate Malignity
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Opie, Amelia.  Illustrations of lying, in all its branches. Boston: Munroe & Francis; New York: Charles S. Francis, 1827. 12mo. 276 pp.
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A Concise Overview for aVery Special Student Subset
Le Blond, Guillaume.  Abregé de geometrie à l'usage des pages de la Grande Ecurie du Roy. Où l'on donne ce qui est le plus nécessaire pour entrer dans l'étude des fortifications. Paris: Joseph Bullot & Jombert, 1737. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [4], 162, [6] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
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An Anti-Vaxxer in 1757:  Three Treatises from a Leader
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Haen, Anton de.  Quaestiones saepius motae super methodo inoculandi variolas, ad quas directa eruditorum responsa hucusque desiderantur; indirecta minus satisfacere videntur: Orbi medico denuo praepositae... Vindobonae: Joan. Thomae Trattner, 1757. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.125"). 80 pp. [with the same author's] Theses sistentes febrium divisiones, natamque ea de causa de miliaribus, ac petechiis, caeterisque febrilibus exanthematibus. Dissertationem: Ordine defendendae et oppugnandae . . . in Palatio Universitatis. . . edition altera. Vindobonae: Joan. Thomae Trattner, 1760. 8vo. [12], 142, [2 (blank)] pp. [and] Theses pathologicae de haemorrhoidibus, a medicinae studiosis ordine defendendae, et oppugnandae. . . Viennae: Joannis Thomae Trattner, 1759. 8vo. [12], 89, [1] pp.
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Civil Engineering:  Building (& Funding!) Railroads, in Italian
Biot, Édouard, & David Hansemann; Luigi Tatti, ed. & trans.  L'architetto delle strade ferrate: Ovvero, saggio sui principi generali dell'arte di formare le strade a ruotaje di ferro di Eduardo Biot altro dei sovraintendenti all' esecuzione della strada ferrata da Santo Stefano a Lione. Recato in Italiano con note ed aggiunte dall' ingegnere Luigi Tatti[.] Unitavi una memoria di Davide Hansemann relativa ai rapporti politici ed economici di questa specie di strade. Milano: Angelo Monti, 1837. 8vo (29.1 cm, 11.45"). viii, 371, [1] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
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The Classic, Magical Stories & Wonderful Illustrations
Perrault, Charles.  Contes des fées. Paris: Le Fuel, [ca. 1813]. Oblong 32mo (10.6 cm, 4.125"). Col. frontis., engr. t.-p., 258 pp.; 12 col. plts.
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Distinct & Deliberate Quests of Truth”First Edition, Variant Printing
Coke, Zachary [possible pseud. of Henry Ainsworth].  The art of logick; or the entire body of logick in English. Unfolding to the meanest capacity the way to dispute well, and to refute all fallacies whatsoever. London: Pr. by Robert White for George Calvert, 1654 [i.e., 1653]. 8vo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). [24], 222 pp.
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Scarce Medical DissertationPresentation Inscription from the Doctor
Santy, L. Gervais.  Dissertation sur l'application des sciences physiques et mathématiques, aux sciences médicales en général; suivie de l'exposition succincte de la Constitution météorologique et médicale de printemps de 1807, avec une courte description des maladies qui se sont présentées, pendant ce trimestre, à l'Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Eloi de Montpellier. Montpellier: Bonnariq, F. Avignon & Migueyron, 1808. 4to (23.3 cm, 9.2"). 55, [1] pp.
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A Lamb Disobeys Mom . . . & . . .
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The stray lamb. New York: Mahlon Day, [ca. 1825–33?]. Miniature (7.5 cm, 3"). 8 pp.
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Pretty rhymes about birds and animals for little boys and girls.  New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, [ca. 1860]. Miniature (7.8 cm, 3"). 8 pp.; illus.
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Resettling Free Black Americans: Creating (& Proselytizing to) an African Colony
Bacon, E[phraim], & J. B. Cates.  Abstract of a journal of E. Bacon, assistant agent of the United States, to Africa: With an appendix, containing extracts from proceedings of the Church Missionary Society in England, for the years 1819–20. To which is prefixed an abstract of the journal, of the Rev. J.B. Cates, one of the missionaries from Sierra Leone to Grand Bassa; in an overland journey, performed in company with several natives, in the months of February, March, and April, 1819. The whole showing the successful exertions of the British and American governments, in repressing the slave trade. Philadelphia: S. Potter (pr. by D. Dickinson), 1821. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 96 pp.
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By a “Past Master of the Lodge of Antiquity Acting
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Preston, William.  Illustrations of masonry. Alexandria [VA]: Cottom & Stewart, 1804. 12mo (17 cm, 6.7"). 560 (i.e., 360) pp. (pagination erratic).
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Wondrous Happenings inSixth Century Italy
Gregorius I, Pont. Max. (Gregory I, pope).  Dialogorum libri quattuor. [colophon: Venetiis: per Hieronymus de Paganinis,1492]. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.625"). [79 of 80] ff., lacks final blank leaf.
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Figures from Schiller
Förster, Erwin; William Kaulbach, illus.  Schiller-Gallery. From the original drawings of William Kaulbach, C. Jaeger, A. Mueller, Th. Pixis, R. Beyschlag, W. Lindenschmit. New York: Stroeffer & Kirchner, [ca. 1868]. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). [4], 136 pp.; 22 plts.
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A Very! Large University BroadsidePrinted on SILK
Linares Montefrio y Martinez, Evaristo.  Broadside. Begins, Excmo. domino ac semper domino meo, D. Josepho Moñino, comiti de Florida Blanca ... Exoptat hihi iam diu illuxit dies ... quo publicum oc non tantum mei in studiies, profectus, verum etiam grati animi significationes testimonium exhiberem. Toleti [i.e., Toledo]: apud Nicolaum de Almanzano, typographum universitatis, 1782. Folio (76 x 57 cm, 31" x 22.5" ). [1] p.
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Once Upon a Time”
History of the sleeping beauty in the wood.  Montrose [Scotland]: James Watt, [ca. 1840]. 32mo (11.5 cm, 4.5"). 32 pp.; illus.
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Scholarship Printed Beautifully — Printed Masterfully!
Grañén Porrúa, María Isabel.  Tesoros musicales de la Nueva España: Siglo XVI. Tacámbaro de Codallos [Mexico]: Taller Martín Pescador, 2018. Small 4to (25.7 cm, 10"). 46 pp., [1] f., 2 fold. plts., illuis.
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“The Proprietor of the Late Edition of Puckle's Club . . . Trusts [This]
Cannot Fail to Interest the Lovers of the Fine Arts. . . .”
Thurston, John.  Illustrations to Puckle's club: printed (for the proprietor) in colours, from the original blocks, and limited to one hundred impressions. [London?]: Printed (for the proprietor) [by R. Ackermann], 1820. 8vo (24.6 cm; 9.75"). [3] pp, 24 color plates.
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A Scarce Early AmericanumHarrisse's Copy, in His Personalized Gruel Binding
Catanaeus, Johannes Maria [a.k.a. Giovanni Maria Cattaneo].   Io: Mariae Catanaei Genua. [colophon: Romae: Impressum apud Iacobum Mazochium, 1514]. 4to (20.6 cm, 8.15"). [11] ff. (lacking final blank only).
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Trouble Sleeping? Are You Anxious Try Valerian.
Hill, John.  Valeriana oder von denen Tugenden der Baldrian-Wurzel in denen Krankheiten und Zufällen der Nerven nebst denen Kennzeichen wodurch die wahre von der unächten kan unterschieden werden. Nürnberg: Adam Ludwig Wirsing, 1765. 8vo (17.5 cm, 7"). 31, [1] pp.; 2 fold. color plts.
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How to Be a Man
[Day, Thomas].  Forsaken infant; or entertaining history of Little Jack. New York: John C. Tottin, 1811. 24mo (13.7 cm, 5.25"). 52 pp.; illus.
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With Carefully Engraved & Labelled Illustrations
Venette, Nicolai.  ... Abhandlung von Erzeugung der Menschen. Königsberg: Christoph Gottfried Eckart, 1738. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., [16] ff., 546 pp., 10 leaves of plts. (various sizes).
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A Lighthearted Reminder NOT to BelieveEVERYTHING You Read
Bordelon, Laurent.  L'histoire des imaginations extravagantes de Monsieur Oufle, servant de preservatif contre la lecture des livres qui traitent de la magie, du grimoire, des démoniaques, sorciers, loups-garoux, incubes, succubes & du sabbat, des esprits-folets, génies, phantômes & autres revenans; des songes, de la pierre philosophale, de l'astrologie judiciaire, des horoscopes, talismans, jours heureux & malheureux, eclipses, comettes; & enfin de toutes les sortes d'apparitions, de divinations, de sortiléges, d'enchantement, & d'autres superstitieuses pratiques. Avec un tres-grand nombre de nottes curieuses, qui rapportent fidellement les endroits des livres qui ont causé ses imaginations, & qui les combattent. Paris: Chez Duchesne, 1754. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.77"). [12], 149, [9], 144, [2], 164 pp. (3 pts. of 5); 6 plts. (of 10).
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Sensational “News” ReportsShocking “Plots” Fortunately “Discovered”!
(Worcester, Edward Somerset, Marquis of).  The earl of Glamorgans negotiations and colourable commitment in Ireland demonstrated; Or, the Irish plot for bringing ten thousand men and arms into England, whereof three hundred to be for Prince Charls's Lifegard. Discovered in several letters taken in a packet-boat by Sir Tho: Fairfax forces at Padstow in Cornwal; which letters were cast into the sea, and by the sea coming in, afterwards regained; and were read in the Honorable House of Commons, and ordered to be printed. London: Edward Husband, 1645. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). 35, [1] pp.
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The Father of English Medicine
Sydenham, Thomas.  ... Methodus curandi febres, propriis observationibus superstructa. Amstelodami: Apud Gerbrandum Schagen, 1666. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). 112 pp.
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Master Violin Makers (Both Subjects & Authors)Equally Masterful Binders
Extraordinary Provenance
         
Hill, William Henry; Arthur F. Hill; Alfred Ebsworth Hill.   The violin-makers of the Guarneri family (1626–1762): Their life and work. London: William E. Hill & Sons, 1931. 4to (29.9 cm, 11.75"). xxxvii, [3], 181, [5] pp.; 58 plts., 2 fold. maps, illus.
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Well-Read & StudiedHOLBEIN Title-Page
Forteguerri, Scipione (Carteromaco); Hans Holbein, illus.  Scipionis Carteromachi Pistoriensis Oratio de laudibus literarum Graecarum. [colophon: Basileae: apud Joannem Frobenium, Mense Martio, 1517]. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.3"). [14] ff.
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Characters Noble ButDENSE
Kelly, Hugh.  False delicacy. A comedy; as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. London: R. Baldwin, W. Johnston, & G. Kearsly, 1768. 8vo. [8], 87, [1] pp.
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Baïf, Lazare de; Charles Estienne, ed.  De Vasculis libellus, adulescentulorum causa ex Bayfio decerptus, addita vulgari latinarum vocum interpretatione. Parisiis: Ex officina R. Stephani, 1536. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). 56, [8] pp. [bound with their] De Re vestiaria libellus, ex Bayfio excerptus: Addita vulgaris linguae interpretatione, in adulescentulorum gratiam atq; utilitatem. Parisiis: Ex officina Rob. Stephani, 1536. 8vo. 68, [10] pp. (final blank lacking).
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Anatomy & Therapeutics as Taught on the Continent,
NOW for the English Medical Audience
Beckher, Daniel.  Medicus microcosmus, seu, Spagyria microcosmi exhibens medicinam corpore hominis tùm vivo, tùm extincto doctè eruendam, scitè praeparandam, & dextrè propinandam. Londini: Prostant apud Jo. Martin, Ja. Allestry & Tho. Dicas, 1660. 12mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). [16] ff., 304 pp., [12] ff.
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About Great PrintersFrom a Great Press
Owned by Another Great Printer
Warren, Arthur.  The Charles Whittinghams, printers. New York: Grolier Club (pr. by the DeVinne Press), 1896. Large 8vo (25.2 cm, 9.9"). Frontis., 344, [2] pp. (index issued later, not present here); 2 fold. plts. (1 col.), illus.
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The Baron withHand-Colored Plates
[Raspe, Rudolf Erich]; Alfred Crowquill [pseud. of Alfred Henry Forrester], illus.  The travels and surprising adventures of Baron Munchausen. New York: James Miller, 1864. 12mo (17.7 cm, 7"). Col. frontis., col. t.-p., 251, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts., illus.
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Murder by PoisonUnidentified
Angus, Charles (defendant).  The trial of Charles Angus, Esq. on an indictment for the wilful murder of Margaret Burns, at the Assizes held at Lancaster, on Friday, 2d Sept. 1808, before the Hon. Sir Alan Chambre. Liverpool: Printed by William Jones, [1808]. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [2] ff., 288 pp.
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Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Surgeon General of the Continental Army &
Philadelphia Observer of Summer & Autumnal Disease”
Rush, Benjamin.   An inquiry into the various sources of the usual forms of summer & autumnal disease in the United States, and the means of preventing them. To which are added, facts intended to prove the yellow fever not to be contagious. Philadelphia: Published by J. Conrad & Co. and M. & J. Conrad & Co.; Baltimore: Rapin, Conrad, & Co.; Petersburg: Somervell & Conrad; Norfolk: Bonsal, Conrad, & Co. (printed by T. & G. Palmer), 1805. 8vo (22 cm, 8.5"). 113, [1] pp.
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