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Stunning Victorian MedievalismGroundbreaking COLOR Printing
Shaw, Henry.  Dresses and decorations of the middle ages. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1843. Folio (29 cm, 11.4"). 2 vols. I: [96] pp.; 38 (1 double) col. plts. II: [122] pp.; 56 (1 double) col. plts.
$900.00
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Merrymount PressLimited Edition
Walton, Izaak.  The complete angler, or, The contemplative man's recreation. Boston: C.E. Goodspeed & Co., 1928. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.125"). xxxi, 323, [3] pp.
$100.00
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The TROJAN WAR, Italian Renaissance–StyleIllustrated, Uncommon
[Franci, Angelo Giovanni?].  Libro chiamato el Troiano in rima historiato, elqual tratta la destruttion de Troia fatta per li Greci, & come per tal destruttion su edificata Roma, Padua, e Verona, & molte altre cittade in Italia ... Novamente corretto. [Colophon: Vinegia: Bartholomio detto l’Imperadore & Francesco suo genero, 1556]. 8vo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). [223] ff. (O1 & O8 lacking); illus.
$2775.00
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Exposure of American CorruptionSigned Decorated Binding
Phillips, David Graham.  The plum tree. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1905). 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). 389, [3] pp.; illus.
$40.00
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A NEW Battle of Frogs & Mice
Calenzio, Eliseo.  Croacus Elisii Calentii Amphraten. De Bello Ranarum. In quo Adolescens iocatus est. [colophon: Argentorat{um}]: in aedibus Schurerianis, MDXII {1512}]. 4to (19.5 cm, 7.5"). [18] ff.
$1950.00
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Patience is the Game!
Hoffmann, Louis [pseud. of Angelo John Lewis], trans.   The illustrated book of patience games. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1892. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.375"). 4, 123, [1] pp.; illus.
$50.00
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Inscribed by the AuthorHoused in aSpine-Gilt-Extra Slipcase
Tarkington, Booth.  Monsieur Beaucaire. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1900. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). 3–127 pp.; 6 plts.
$250.00
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In aSnazzy Late 19th–Century FRENCH Publisher's Binding
La Fontaine, Jean de.  Fables choisies de la Fontaine illustrées de 65 compositions hors texte par J.-B. Oudry. Paris: Librairie de Théodore Lefèvre et Cie, [ca. 1880]. 4to (27.5 cm, 10.75"). [4], 287, [1] pp. (full-page engravings incl. in pagination); illus.
$175.00
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FRENCH Neo-Latin Poetry in aFine Binding
Salmon Macrin, Jean.  Salmonij Macrini Iuliodunensis cubicularij regij epitome vitae Domini nostri Jesu Christi, ad Margaritam Valesiam, Henrici Francorum regis sororem unicam. Varia item poematia & de sacra regis unctione, & de eiusdem triumphali in urbem Lutetiam introitu. Parisiis: Ex typographia Matthaei Dauîdis, 1549. 8vo (16.7 cm, 6.625"). 63, [1] pp.
$2250.00
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ComedySigned by the Playwright
Fry, Christopher.  The lady’s not for burning: a comedy. London: Oxford University Press (pr. by Vivian Ridler), 1950. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.5"). [8], 97, [1] pp.
$30.00
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Flacius Invokes Luther after the Augsburg Diet & against the Augsburg Interim
Luther, Martin; Matthias Flacius Illyricus, ed.  Etliche Brieffe, des ehrwirdigen Herrn D. Martini Luthers seliger gedechtnis, an die Theologos auff den Reichstag zu Augspurg geschrieben, Anno M.D. XXX. von der vereinigung Christi und Belials, auss welchen man viel nützlicher lehr in gegenwertiger gefahr der Kirchen nemen kan, verdeudscht. [Magdeburg: Christian Rödinger, 1549]. 4to (20.5 cm, 8"). [32] ff.
$1800.00
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Epic French LegendsInscribed by the AuthorPrinted by Firmin Didot
Morice, Emile; Joseph Adolphe Ferdinand Langlé.  L’historial du jongleur. Chroniques et légendes françaises. Paris: A la Librairie de Firmin Didot, 1829. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). [8], cxxxvii (i.e., ccxxxvii), [3], 64 pp.; illus.
$250.00
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How to Get Through the Rites
(Catholic Church).  Manuale parrochialium sacerdotum. [colophon: Landshut: Joannem Weyssenburger, 1513]. 4to (22 cm, 8.625"). [12] ff.
$1750.00
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On the Estiennes & Their PeersBound by Bernard Middleton
Greswell, William Parr.  A view of the early Parisian Greek press; including the lives of the Stephani; notices of other contemporary Greek printers of Paris; and various particulars of the literary and ecclesiastical history of their times. Oxford: Pr. by S. Collingwood for D.A. Talboys, 1833. 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 412 pp. II: vii, [1], 413, [1] pp.
$750.00
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Hitherto Entirely Unknown to Bibliographers”?
A Source for Shakespeare?!
Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard, ed.  The debate and stryfe betwene Somer and Wynter; a poetical dialogue, from the unique copy printed by Laurence Andrew early in the sixteenth century. London: Printed for the editor [colophon: by Whittingham & Wilkins, at the Chiswick Press], 1860. 24mo (14.7 cm, 5.75"). 19, [1] pp.
$225.00
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A “Retrospective” Engraved InteriorA Stunning Signed Binding
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.  S. Augustines manuell, or litle booke of the contemplation of Christ, or of Gods worde, whereby the remembraunce of the heavenly desires whiche is falne a sleepe may be quickned up agayne. [colophon: London: Reprinted by Spottiswoodes & Shaw, 1850]. 32mo (15.3 cm, 6"). [2], 115 pp.
$250.00
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Anti-Papal MockeryLatin Verse & ProseSigned French Binding
[Curione, Celio Secondo].  Pasquillorum tomi duo. Quorum primo versibus ac rhythmis, altero soluta oratione conscripta quamplurima continentur... Eleutheropoli: [Johann Oporinus], 1543. 8vo (13.9 cm, 5.5"). [16], 537 (i.e., 637), [1] pp.
$3500.00
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Aldine-Published Poem onHUNTING
Conti, Natale.  Natalis Comitum Veneti De venatione, libri IIII. Hieronymi Ruscellii scholiis brevissimis illustrati. Venetiis: [colophon:] Apud Aldi filios, 1551. 8vo (15.5 cm, 6"). 44, [4] ff.
$3450.00
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A Dragon-Slayer’s LifeIllustrated
Kaulbach, Wilhelm, illus.  The heroic life and exploits of Siegfried the dragon slayer; an old German story. London: J. Cundall, 1848. 4to (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 118 pp.; 8 col. plts.
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Good Shooting is a Very Necessary Ingredient in theMaking of Good Dogs
Dobson, William.  Kunopaedia. A practical essay on breaking or training the English spaniel or pointer. With instructions for attaining the art of shooting flying. In which the latter is reduced to rule, and the former inculcated on principle. London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely & Jones by C. Whittingham, Chiswick, 1817. 8vo (23.4 cm, 9.25"). Frontis., xliv, 235 pp.
$200.00
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A Sunday School Prize with100 Wood-Engraved Vignettes
The book of one hundred pictures. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, (1861). 18mo (15.8 cm, 6.5"). 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 4 pp.; illus.
$45.00
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Singular Proceedings of theSand-Wasp
Howitt, William, & Myles Birket Foster.  The year-book of the country; or, The field, the forest, and the fireside. London: Henry Colburn, 1850. 8vo (20.7 cm; 8.125"). viii, 445, [2], 16 pp (publisher’s catalogue).
$40.00
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The EARLIEST KnownHistorical, Mythological, Poetical, & Geographical DICTIONARY
Torrentinus, Hermannus.  Elucidarius vel vocabularius poeticus ... co[n]tine[n]s fabulas, historias, prouincias, vrbes, insulas, fluuios, et montes illustres; Item vocabula et interpretaiones Grecoru[m] & Hebraicoru[m], una cu[m] vocabulis co[m]munibus Saracenoru[m], in latinu[m] translatis et alijs in fine adiunctis. [colophon: Hagenaw: per ... Henricu[s] Gran, impe[n]sis ... Joanis Rynman, 1518]. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [57] ff. (without final blank).
$1200.00
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A Bishop of LIMA Feuds with the POPE
González Vigil, Francisco de Paula.  Light in Darkness. a book for Catholicsand Protestants, letter to the Pope, and an analysis of the brief of the 10th of June, 1851. Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1852. 12mo. 44 pp.
$150.00
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A Serious Study of Religious Sisterhoods by aProminent Quaker
Stephen, Caroline Emelia.  The service of the poor; being an inquiry into the reasons for and against the establishment of religious sisterhoods for charitable purposes. London: Macmillan & Co., 1871. 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.625"). vi, [1], 342 pp.
$115.00
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Women of the Zhang Family
Mann, Susan.  The talented women of the Zhang family. Berkeley: University of California Press, (2007). 8vo (23 cm, 9"). xvi, 322 pp.; illus., plts. (some in color), maps.
$15.00
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Printing for the Other Side?
Apostolic canons.  [first four words in Greek, transliterated as] Kanones ton agion apostolon. Canones sanctoru[m] apostolorum. Unà cum latina interpretatione. Parisiis: Apud Andream Wechelum sub Pegaso, in vico Bellouaco, 1556. 4to (23 cm, 9"). 27, [1] pp.
$850.00
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Anthologia Graeca AldinaBeautiful Copy with Excellent Provenance
Planudes, Maximus, comp.  [First five lines in Greek transliterated as] Anthologia diaphoron epigrammaton, archaiois suntetheimenon sophois, epi diaphorois hypothesesin, eis hepta tmemata dieremene. [then in Latin] Florilegium diversorum epigrammatum in septem libros distinctum, diligenti castigatione emendatum. Cui nonnulla nuper inventa in fine adiecta sunt, una cum indice tam rerum, guam auctorum copiosissimo. Venetiis: Apud Aldi filios, 1550–51. Small 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 288, [12] ff.
$4500.00
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“The Favourites of the People” — PICKERING PRINTINGBEWICK ILLUSTRATIONS
Ritson, Joseph, ed.; Thomas Bewick, illus.; John Bewick, illus.   Pieces of ancient popular poetry: From authentic manuscripts and old printed copies. London: William Pickering, 1833. 8vo (20.2 cm, 7.9"). xvi, 172, [4] pp.; illus.
$285.00
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Herkyns Now Bothe More & Lasse / I Wille Yow Telle of a Heavy Casse”
Hartshorne, Charles Henry, ed.  Ancient metrical tales: Printed chiefly from original sources. London: William Pickering (pr. by Thomas White), 1829. 8vo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). xxiv, 344 pp.
$350.00
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Celebrating the Pope's Visit to BolognaIllustrations by Guido Reni
Benacci, Vittorio, pub.; Guido Reni, illus.  Descrittione de gli apparati fatti in Bologna per la venuta di N.S. Papa Clemente VIII. & insieme di essa venuta, & dimora di sua beatitudine in detta citta. [colophon: Bologna: Per Vittorio Benacci], 1599. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.8"). [28] pp.; illus. (lacking signature C, including 4 plts.).
$8000.00
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Plates by Leclerc, Sole Elzevir Edition, Olshki Provenance
Bonarelli della Rovere, Guidubaldo. Filli di Sciro, favola pastorale. Amsterdam: nella stamperia del D. Elsevier; et in Parigi si vende apresso Thomaso Jolly, 1678. 24mo (10.5 cm; 4.125"). Engr. title-page (included in pagination), 168 pp., 5 engr. plts.
$575.00
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Uncommon Poem Dedicated toPope Julius III
Modesti, Publio Francesco. P. Francisci Modesti Saludeciensis canonici arimini. De opificio dei opusculum. Rimini (Impress. in Inclyta urbe Arimino): in Officina Erasmi Virginei, 1552 [Iulli. III. Pont. Max. Anno. III.]. 4to (19.4 cm; 7.625"). 16 ff.
$750.00
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Marked with a Classical Precision to which English Poetry had Yet Rarely Attained”
Hall, Joseph.  Virgidemiarum: satires. In six books. London: William Pickering, Chancery Lane [colophon: Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne & Co.], 1825. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 7, [1], xv, [1], 151 pp.
$300.00
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Informative Calendar & HOW-TO Book for theTUDOR FARMER
Tusser, Thomas.  A hundreth good pointes of husbandrie. London: Reprinted for R. Triphook and W. Sancho, 1810. 8vo (23.4 cm, 9.25"). 20 pp.
$200.00
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By the Author of 'The Martyrdom of an Empress'
Cunliffe-Owen, Marguerite.  Emerald and Ermine: a tale of the Argoät. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.375"). 3–328, [1] pp.
$18.75
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Trust in the Lord, & Keep the Powder Dry”Inscribed by the Editor
Bible.  English. Geneva. Selections. 1861.  The soldier's pocket Bible. An exact reprint of the original edition of 1643. Cambridge, [Mass.]: Printed for private distribution, 1861. 32mo (14.9 cm, 5.875"). vi, [2], 16 pp.
$200.00
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CALVIN on theBook of Daniel
Calvin, Jean.  Praelectiones Ioannis Calvini in librum prophetiarum Danielis, Ioannis Budaei & Caroli Ionvillaei labore & industria exceptae. Additus est è regione versionis Latinae Hebraicus & Chaldaicus textus. [Lugduni]: Apud Bartholomaeum Vincentium, 1571. Folio (31.4 cm, 12.35"). [8], 171, [10] ff. (lacking one internal blank).
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By the MENTOR, about the MENTEESigned Binding by Hayday
Evelyn, John.  The life of Mrs. Godolphin. London: William Pickering, 1848. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). xviii, 291 pp.
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Shakespeare for Kids
Lamb, Charles, & Mary Lamb.  Tales from Shakspeare: Designed for the use of young persons. London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1831. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). vi, 376 pp.
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Scarce Woman Author's Novel about Two Men with aSecret Scandalous Connection
Walsh, Lavinia.  When the dead walk: A novel. New York: Mutual Pub. Co., 1902. 12mo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., iv, 386, [2 (blank)] pp.
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A Freshly Edited EditionA Reader's Markings
Athenagoras. [part of title transliterated from Greek] Tou en hagiois patros hēmōn Athēnagorou Athēnaiou philosophou zōzomena [sic]. S. Patris Athenagorae philosophi Atheniensis opera, ad Mss. fidem recognita. Oxonii: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1682. 12mo (13.7 cm; 5.375"). [4], 281, [3] pp.
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Here's a Really Tiny Book in aTINY! Clamshell Case
[Landon, Letitia Elizabeth].  The English bijou almanac for 1837. London: Albert Schloss, 1836. Miniature (2 cm, .787"); in a publisher's slipcase slightly larger. 64 pp.; 7 plts., 4 music pp.
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Lots of Laughs & Illustrated TOO
Anstey, Christopher.  The new Bath guide: or, memoirs of the B-n-r-d family. London: C. Whittingham ... for the Associated Booksellers, 1800. 16mo (16.4 cm; 6.5"). viii, 155, [5 (adv.)] pp., [5] plts.
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Preparing Augsburg forWar against the Turks
Busteter, Hans.  Ernstlicher Bericht, wie sich ain Frum[m]e Oberkayt Vor, In, und Nach den gefärlichsten Kriegssnöten mit klugem vortayl zu ungezweyfletem Sig loblichen üben un[d] halten sol an ain Fürnämen, Ersamen und Wysen Burgermayster und Radt des Heyligen Rychs Stat Augspurg. [colophon: Augspurg: Hainrichen Stayner], 1532. 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [4], 26 ff.
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Scotland's National Poet plus England's Best Illustrators
Burns, Robert.  Poems & songs. London: W. Kent & Co., 1861. 8vo (22.8 cm; 9"). xvi, 272 pp., illus.
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Funny *&* EducationalIllustrated Roman Shenanigans
Abbott à Beckett, Gilbert.  The comic history of Rome. [London]: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., [ca. 1852]. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). xii, 308 pp.; 10 col. plts., illus.
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“Timshel!
Steinbeck, John.  East of Eden. New York: Viking Press, 1952. 8vo (22.8 cm; 8.625"). 602 pp.
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and observations topographical, physical, mathematical, mechanical, natural, civil, and ecclesiastical. Made in a late journey through the Empire of China, and published in several letters. Particularly upon the Chinese pottery and varnishing; the silk and other manufactures; the pearl fishing; the history of plants and animals. Description of their cities and publick works; number of people, their language, manners and commerce; their habits, oeconomy, and government. The philosophy of Confucius. The state of Christianity, with many other curious and useful remarks. London: Pr. for Benj. Toke & Sam. Buckley, 1697. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [12] ff., 527 [i.e., 543], [1] pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plt. (2 fold.), fold. table.
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Stories for the Sunday-School withSuggestions for Using Them
Stewart, Mary.  “Tell me a true story”; tales of Bible heroes for the children of to-day. New York: Fleming H. Revell & Co., 1909. 8vo (21 cm; 8.25"). 253 pp. [16] leaves of plates.
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A Meistersinger on theState of the World, 1520
With aGreat Woodcut by Urs Graf
Hass [or Has], Kunz.  Das ist yetz der gemain vnd new gebrauch. in welchem das volck der welt zu dissen gezeiten gantz seer beladen ist. [Augsburg: Johann Schönsperger, 1520 (?)]. Small 4to (18 cm; 7"). [8] ff. (last blank).
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Productions of Intrinsic Merit”Only the Best English Sonnets
Dyce, Alexander, ed.  Specimens of English sonnets. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1833. 16mo (14.2 cm, 5.5"). viii, 224 pp.
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Elegantly Bound Prayer Book
Albach, J. S.  Heilige Anklänge. Gebete für katholische Christen. Pesth: Julius Müller, 1850. 16mo (16 cm; 6.25"). Engr. frontis., engr. t.-p., 474 pp., 4 plts.; illus.
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A Beautiful Country Girl & a Spanish Bullfighter
Burnett, Frances Hodgson.  The pretty sister of José.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1889. 12mo (19.1 cm; 7.5"). iv, 127, [8] pp (publisher's catalogue), [12] leaves of plates.
$35.00
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The Joys of:
Good Honest Farming, Living Debt-Free, & Raising Children
Bacheller, Irving.  Keeping up with Lizzie. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1911. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). [10], 157, [1] pp.; 12 plts.
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TRI-LINGUAL Protestant New Testament with aHandsome Engraved Title-page
Bible.  N.T. Polyglot. 1684.  Le Nouveau Testament, c'est a dire La nouvelle alliance de Nostre Seigneur Iesus Christ. The New Testament. of our Lord and Saviour Iesus Christ. Het Nieuwe Testament, ofte alle boeken des nieuwen verbonts onses Heeren Iesu Christi volgens het besluyt der Sinode van Dordrecht inde iare 1618 en 1619. Amsterdam: By de weduwe van Steven Swart, Jacobus vander Deyster, en Aert Dircksz, 1684. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). [2] ff., 601, [1 (blank) pp.
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Early MedicineAscensius Edition16th-Century Panel Stamp to Binding
Champier, Symphorien.   Rosa gallica ... omnibus sanitate[m] affecta[n]tibus utilis & necessaria. Que in se co[n]tinet precepta, auctoritates, atq[ue] sente[n]tias memoratu dignas, ex Hippocratis, Galeni, Erasistrati, Asclepiadis, Diascoridis, Rasis, Haliabatis, Isaac, Avicen[n]ae, multoru[m]q[ue] alioru[m] clarorum virorum libris in unum collectas: quae ad medicam artem recta[mque] vivendi forma[m] plurimu[m] conducu[n]t. Una cu[m] sua pretiosa Margarita: de medici atq[ue] egri officio. [colophon: Valentia Allobrogum {i.e., Paris}]: Venundatur ab Iodoco Badio [Ascensio], [colophon: 1518]. 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.55"). [8], CXXXVI ff.
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An Example of Determination!One Man's Take on Boston
Dearborn, Nathaniel.  Boston notions; being an authentic and concise account of “that village,” from 1630 to 1847. Boston: Printed by N. Dearborn ... sold by W.D. Ticknor & Co., 1848. 16mo (15.9 cm; 6.25"). xx, [3], 8–426 pp., [35] plts., [6] maps.
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The First Kelmscott ROSSETTI
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  Ballads and narrative poems. [colophon: Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press; published by Ellis & Elvey, 1893]. 4to (20.9 cm, 8.5"). [4], 227, [1] pp.
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Ladies, Be Sweet & Mild“A Sportive Satire”A Nice Example of Color Printing
Hayley, William.  The triumphs of temper, a poem: in six cantos. Chichester: Pr. by William Mason for T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1817. 8vo (16.8 cm, 6.65"). Col. frontis., xii, 166 pp.
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It Was a Fascinating Discovery Which Invited Prolonged Exploration”
Stein, Marc Aurel.  On ancient Central-Asian tracks: brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China. London: Macmillan & Co., 1933. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). xxiv, 342 pp.
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EVERYTHING You Need to Know about the Nobility, &Other Tuscan Matters
[Italian Almanac].  Almanacco Toscano 1846. Firenze: Stamperia Granducale, [1846]. 12mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). Engr. t.-p., 689, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
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EVERYTHING You Need to Teach (or Learn)
  the New Way of Singing Psalms in SCOTLAND
Bremner, Robert.  The rudiments of music: Or, a short and easy treatise on that subject. Edinburgh: Pr. for the author, 1762. 8vo in 4s (16 cm, 6.25"). xix, [1], 64, 72 pp.; 3 fold. plts.
$650.00
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    Narrow Escape!Dangerous Publication
     Surreptitiously Printed & a Pseudonym Used
Hotman, François.  De furoribus Gallicis, horrenda & indigna Amirallij Castillionei, nobilium atq[ue]; illustrium virorum caede, scelerata ac inaudita piorum strage passim edita per complures Galliae ciuitates, sine vllo discrimine generis, sexus, aetatis & conditionis hominum: vera & simplex narratio. Edimburgi [i.e., London: Printed by Henry Bynneman], 1573. 8vo (15.7 cm; 6.125"). CCXII [i.e., 212] pp.
$3250.00
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Disaster at SeaIllustrated by Richard Westall A Great Binding
Falconer, William.  The shipwreck. London: Pr. for John Sharpe by C. Whittingham, 1819. 12mo (16.4 cm, 6.4"). Add. engr. t.-p., [3]–58, [61]–167, [1] pp.; 5 plts.
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Henri II of France, Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire, & the Sultan of the Turks
[Danès, Pierre].  Apologia cuiusdam regiae famae stvdiosi: qua caesariani regem Christianiss. arma & auxilia Turcica euocasse vociferates, impuri me[n]dacii & flagitiosae manifestè arguuntur. Lvtetiae: Apud Carolum Stephanum, 1551. 4to (22 cm; 9"). [22 (last blank] ff.
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Goldsmith, Parnell, & BOTH BEWICKS
Goldsmith, Oliver, & Thomas Parnell.  Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell. London: W. Bulmer / Shakespeare Printing Office, 1804. 8vo (25.1 cm; 9.875"). xxvii, [3], 68 pp., [5] leaves of plates.
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Well . . . If This is True, We Only Tumbled Out of One Mystery into Another”
Doyle, Arthur Conan.  The valley of fear: a Sherlock Holmes novel. New York: George H. Doran Co., (1914). Small 8vo (19.7 cm; 7.75"). 320 pp.
$375.00
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World War II EraSoldier Humor IllustratedFrom the Woolly Whale
Cary, Melbert B., Jr., ed. & pub.  Mademoiselle from Armentières [volume two]. New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1935. 8vo. xlv, [9], 111, [1] pp., [1] facs.; illus.
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Rabbie, Nicely Bound
Burns, Robert.  Songs, chiefly in the Scottish dialect. London: John Sharpe (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1824. 12mo (16.6 cm, 6.5"). Engr. title-page, vii, [1], 264 pp.; 4 plts.
$225.00
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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 (14 cm; 5.5"). [15] ff., 682 pp., [1] ff.
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CHIPEWYANLanguage of the Canadian Arctic
Bible.  N.T. Chipewyan. Kirkby. 1881.  [three lines in syllabic characters, the first two transliterated as] Chi gothi tostomomenti ... [then in English] The New Testament translated into the Chipewyan language by the Archdeacon Kirkby. London: Pr. for the British & Foreign Bible Society, 1881. Small 8vo (19 cm; 6.5"). 396 pp.
$1375.00
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A Most Enjoyable Bibliographic Treasure —A VeryMiniature” Miniature Leporello
Lenepveu, Jules-Eugène, & Jean-Jacques Scherrer.  La vie de Jeanne d'Arc. No place: No publisher/printer, [1899–1900s?]. Miniature (3 x 2 cm; 1.125" x .75"). [9] pp., illus.
$225.00
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Anacreon.  Anacreontis Odaria, ad textus Barnesiani fidem emendata. Londini: Gul. Bulmer & Soc., 1802. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 130 pp.; illus.
$750.00
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A “Gift Copy”Textured Olive Green Calf byBayntun-Riviere
Arnold, Matthew.  The poems of Matthew Arnold, 1840–1867. London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1937. 12mo (18.4 cm; 7.25"). xxvii, 460 pp.
$250.00
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Virginia Love Story / Margaret Armstrong Binding
Page, Thomas Nelson.  The old gentleman of the Black Stock. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.3"). viii, [4], 169, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$80.00
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Taking the Fad TOO Far?
Harsha, D.A.  The Heavenly token a gift book for Christians. New York: H. Dayton; Indianapolis: Asher & Co., 1859. 12mo (18.6 cm; 7.625"). Engr. frontis., 491 pp.
$125.00
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Just the Facts, Sir”Just before Those 20's Began to “Roar”
Van Dyke, James Edward.  The investor's pocket manual. New York: The Financial Press, 1921. 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). 272 pp.
$500.00
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ON AMERICAN GIFT BOOKS
A Useful & Attractive Paperback
Tepper, Michael.  American gift books & literary annuals: An annotated catalog. [Easton, MD: Michael Tepper], copyright 2016. 8vo (25 cm; 9.5"). 215 pp., illus. (some color).
$35.00
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On a Most Ancient & Honourable CompanyPresentation Copy
Heath, John Benjamin.  Some account of the Worshipful Company of Grocers of the city of London. London: Privately printed, 1854. 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.55"). xvi, 580 pp.; 8 (1 fold.) plts.
$350.00
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I Poured Out for Myself the Wine of Love”
Sandford, Christopher, trans.  The garden of caresses. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1934. 4to (21.8 cm, 8.55"). 91, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Beautifully Bound Bible withUncommon Book of Psalms
Bible.  English. 1703. Authorized.  The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compar'd & revis'd by His Mats special command appointed to be read in churches. London: Printed by Charles Bill & the executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1703. 8vo (19.9 cm; 7.875"). 2 vols. I: engr. t.-p., [302] ff. II: [270] ff. [bound with] Bible.  Psalms. English. 1705. Sternhold and Hopkins. The Whole book of Psalms: Collected into English metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others. London: Printed by G. Croom, for the Company of Stationers, 1705. 85, [3] pp.
$850.00
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Moral Observations & Instructions” in aPretty Little Package
Sacred gift of devout & useful sayings. Boston: G. W. Cottrell, copyright 1851. Miniature (8 cm; 3.125"). 96 pp.
$100.00
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War & Peace, & Prosperity?
(Guatemala in the 1870s).  A collection of 17 broadsides, 2-page publications, and pamphlets. Guatemala: Various publishers/presses, 1870–79. All items folio.
$3450.00
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SPECIAL EFFECTS!  A BALLOON ASCENSION!!
Playbill.  18 December 1783, Drury-Lane. The Gamester (Edward Moore) [Sixth time; ending with a new comic ballet by Mr. and Miss Hamoir] with Who's the Dupe? (Hannah Cowley). London: 1783.
$100.00
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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).
$550.00
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A Tribute to One of theGreat 19th-Century Bookpeople
With Original Leaves
Kelly, Jerry, comp.  A checklist of books published by William Pickering 1820–1853. Pomona, NY: The Kelly-Winterton Press, 2004. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). x, 56, [3] pp.; 56 plts.
$125.00
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Berhardt Wall's Works:
“A Prize of the Cognoscenti, a Delight for Collectors, & the Pride of Librarians”
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall 1872–1956. Austin, TX: The Book Club of Texas, 1994. Folio (29.9 cm, 11.75"). [2], 63, [1] pp.; 5 col. plts., col. illus.
$450.00
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A Zen-Inspired Objet d'Art A Marriage of Tradition & Modernity
Yamamoto, Masao.  Omizuao. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2003. Folio (Box: 30.2 cm, 11.9"). [1] f.; col. illus.
$1500.00
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GORGEOUSLY Printed Poetry & Portrait on VELLUM fromthe MOSHER PRESS
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  The blessed damozel. [colophon: Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901]. 4to (14.7 cm; 5.75"). [2], frontis., xiii, [1], 32, [2] pp.
$3000.00
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HOPE that You Never Receive a Gift ofPenny Royal”!
Anonymous.  Language of flowers. London: Rock Brothers & Payne (Boot, printer, Dockhead), no date [ca. 1850]. Miniature (49 mm; 1.95"). 100 pp., [14] ff. (ads).
$425.00
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