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Laugh a Little Cringe a LittleCarrington Curiosa
Cabanès, Augustin.  The secret cabinet of history peeped into by a doctor. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1897. 8vo. x pp., [2[ ff., 3–239, vii, [1 (blank) pp., [4 (ads)] ff.
$100.00
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Hand-Colored New Orleans IllustrationsPresentation CopySigned by the Artist
Cable, George Washington.  Old Creole days. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1943. 8vo (25.9 cm, 10.2"). Col. frontis., xxxi, [1], 224, [2] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$150.00
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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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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).
$1000.00
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Institutionally Approved as aVirtuous Juvenile Reading Book
Cardell, William S.  Story of Jack Halyard, the sailor boy: or, the virtuous family. Philadelphia: Stereotyped by L. Johnson for Uriah Hunt, 1832. 24mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). Frontis., 234, 8 (ads for Uriah Hunt) pp.; illus.
$50.00
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A LONG-POPULAR! ILLUSTRATED WORK onAncient Mythology
Cartari, Vincenzo.  Le imagini de gli dei de gli antichi del signor Vincenzo Cartari, reggiano, nelle quali sono descritte la religione de gli antichi, li idoli, riti & ceremonie loro ... et con l'espositione in epilogo di ciascheduna & suo significato. Venetia : Appresso Euangelista Deuchino, 1625. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [14] ff., 418 pp., fold. plate; illus.
$850.00
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Nahuatl Catechism, withProvenance
Catholic Church.  Catechisms. (Manuel Perez, trans.).  Cathecismo romano, traducido en castellano, y mexicano por ... Manuel Perez. Mexico: por Francisco de Rivera Calderon, 1723. Small 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [14] ff., 248 pp.
$4750.00
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Florentine Decrees from the Giunta Press in Black & Red
Catholic Church. Popes (1431–1447, Eugenius IV; 1503–1513, Julius II).   [Liber sextus decretalium]. Constitutiones domini Eugenii iiii. pontificis maximi de unione Grecorum Armenorum & Jacobinorum in c[on]cilio florentino. Bulla Julii ii. de electione romani pontificis sine labe symonie ; item Bulla eiusdem de concessione testandi edificantibus in urbe vel extra per decem miliaria. Venetiis: Lucantonio de Giunta, 1514. 4to (21.7 cm, 8.5"). xi, [1] pp.
$500.00
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Beautifully Bound Bilingual Edition of Catullus, Tibullus, & Propertius
Catullus, Gaius Valerius.  Catullo Tibullo e Properzio d'espurgata lezione tradotti dall'ab. Raffaele Pastore. Bassano: Tip. Giuseppe Remondini e Figli ed., 1823. 12mo (17 cm; 6.75"). 2 vols. in 1. I: [15], 4–297, [3] pp.; II: 317, [3] pp.
$275.00
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THREE Classics with Commentary, in aPRIZE BINDING
Catullus, Gaius Valerius; Tibullus; & Propertius.  Catullus, Tibullus et Propertius, ex recensione Joannis Georgii Graevii, cum notis integris Jos. Scaligeri, M. Ant. Mureti, Achill. Statii, Roberti Titii, Hieronymi Avantii, Jani Dousae patris & filii, Theodori Marcilii, nec non selectis aliorum. Trajecti ad Rhenum [Utrecht]: Rudolphi a Zyll, G.F., 1680. Thick 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). 2 pts. in 1. [12] ff., 638, [2] pp.; 662 pp. (i.e., 672), [32] ff.
$950.00
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Peregrino Becomes “PEREGRIN”First French Appearance, ILLUSTRATED
Caviceo, Jacopo.  [Libro de Peregrino] Dialogue treselegant intitule le Peregrin, traictant de lhonneste et pudicq amour concilie par pure et sincere vertu, traduict de vulgaire Italien en langue Fra[n]coyse... Paris: [Pr. by Nicolas Couteau for] Galliot du Pré, [1527]. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). [8], 169, [1 (facs.)] ff.; illus.
$10,000.00
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Star-Crossed Italian LoversPeregrino & Genevera
Caviceo, Jacopo.  Il peregrino. Vinegia: Pietro di Nicolini da Sabbio, 1538. 8vo (15 cm, 5.9"). [16] pp., 271, [1 (blank)] ff.; illus.
$2250.00
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With BOTH the Author's & the Subject'sSignatures
Cecil, Richard.  Memoirs of John Bacon, esq. R.A. with reflections drawn from a review of his moral and religious character. London: Pr. for F. & C. Rivington by R. Noble, 1801. 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). Frontis., iv, 118, [2 (1 adv.)] pp.
$1800.00
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Tilting at Windmills, Protecting Dulcinea, & Flying to the MOON
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. Primera parte del ingenioso hidalgo don Qvixote de la Mancha. En Brucelas: Por Huberto Antonio, 1617. 8vo ( 16.8 cm; 6.625"). [8] ff., 583, [1] p., [3] ff. (one leaf in facsimile).
$18,000.00
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Famous AdventuresFamous Illustrations
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, & George Cruikshank (illustrator).   Illustrations of Don Quijote, in a series of fifteen plates. London: Charles Tilt, 1834. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.625"). [2], [30] pp., 15 plts.
$750.00
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The Grounds of the Old Religion”
Challoner, Richard.  The grounds of the old religion: or, some general arguments in favour of the Catholic, Apostolic, Roman, communion...by a convert. Philadelphia: Augustine Fagan, 1814. 8vo. 204 pp.
$325.00
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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.
$5750.00
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Paine Was aDIRTY Man!
Cheetham, James.  The life of Thomas Paine, author of Common sense, The crisis, Rights of man, &c. &c. &c. New York: Southwick & Pelsue, 1809. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). 347, [1] pp.
$575.00
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Beautifully Bound BCP with Plentiful Options forPsalmsBound by HAYDAY
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 Church of England: Together with the psalter or psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Cambridge: John Baskerville & B. Dod, 1762. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [392] pp. [with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. 1762. Sternhold & Hopkins. The whole book of Psalms, collected into English metre . . . Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1762. 12mo. [122] pp. [and] Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. 1762. Tate & Brady. A new version of the Psalms of David, fitted to the tunes used in churches. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1762. 12mo. [104] pp.
$1450.00
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EarlyBaskerville BCP
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 Church of England: Together with the psalter or psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Cambridge: John Baskerville for B. Dod, 1760. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.6"). [544] pp.
$1500.00
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Anglican Liturgy, in Greek
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer. Greek. 1665.   [in Greek, transliterated:] Biblos tes demosias euches kai teleseos mysterion kai ton allon thesmon kai teleton tes ekklesias, kata to eth[os] tes Agglikanes Ekklesias. Pros [de] t[ou]tois typos k[ai] tropos tes katagaseos, cheirotonias, kai kathieroseos episkopon, presbyteron, k[ai] diakonon. En te Kantabrigia: Ioannou Phieldou, 1665. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). [36], 126, [2 (blank)] pp. [as issued, with the same publisher's] Bible. Psalms. Greek. 1664. Psalterion toy Dabid kata tous Hebdomekonta eis ta tmemata, ta en te tes Agglikanes Ekkesias leitourgia nomizomena, diegemenon. 12mo. 1664. [2], 115, [3], 117–71, [1] pp. [and] Bible. New Testament. Greek. 1665. Tes kaines diathekes apanta. 12mo. [2], 419, [1], pp.
$1800.00
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McMurrin CopyMormon Provenance
Church of Latter-day Saints.  The book of Mormon: An account written by the hand of Mormon, upon plates taken from the plates of Nephi ... fifth electrotype edition. Liverpool: George Teasdale, 1889. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). xii, 623 pp.
$950.00
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Roman Philosophy Explained by aGerman Humanist
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  M.T. Ciceronis libri tres De officiis ... Hac 2. Editione et Correctis, & nonnihil auctis ... Addita sunt et scholia brevia eiusdem in Catonem, Laelium Paradoxa, et Somnium Scipionis. Basileae: Ex Officina Hervagiana, per Eusebium Episcopium, 1569. Folio (31.9 cm; 12.5"). [5] ff., 732 cols., 733–50 pp., [26] ff., 262 cols., [22] pp., 134 cols., [9] ff., 60 cols., [4] ff., 62 cols., [7] pp. Lacks an internal blank and the final three leaves of index.
$975.00
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False Imprint
Claude, Jean.  Les plaintes des Protestans, cruellement opprimez dans le royaume de France. Cologne: Chez Pierre Marteau, 1686. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). [2], 192 pp.
$800.00
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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.
$400.00
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August Neander's Copy
Clement, of Alexandria, Saint.  Opera graece et latine quae extant. Lutetiae Parisiorum: Typis Regiis, 1641. Tall folio (32.7 cm, 12.9"). [28], 854, 74 (lacking 75–79 [index]) pp. (some pagination erratic; 823/24 repeated).
$775.00
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Privileges & Exemptions
Cofradía de Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Mexico).  Sumario de las indulgencias, gracias y concesiones que los sumos pontifices han dispensado a la Cofradia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen. Mexico: Impr. de la Calle de Santo Domingo y esquina Tacuba, 1802. Samll 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [26] ff.
$475.00
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The Yucatan Franz Scholes *&* Robert Chamberlain
Colección de documentos inéditos relativos al decumbrimiento, conquista y organización de las antigua posesiones españolas de ultramar. Segunda serie. Tomo num. 13, II Relaciones de Yucatán. Madrid: Impresores de la Real Casa, 1900. 8vo. xvi, 414 pp.
$450.00
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Ignorance is the Foundation ofAtheism, & Freethinking the Cure of It”
Collins, Anthony.  A discourse of free-thinking, occasion'd by the rise and growth of a sect call'd Free-thinkers. London: 1713. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.625"). 178 pp., [1 (blank)] f. (lacking preliminary material).
$750.00
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May Content Gild with Smiles EveryHour as it Flies
(Commonplace Book).  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Album.” [U.K.: 1828–33]. 8vo (18.9 cm, 7.45"). [143] ff.; illus.
$1875.00
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Legal GuidePrinted by Elizabeth Nutt
A compendious library of the law, necessary for persons of all degrees and professions.  In the Savoy [London]: Pr. by E. & R. Nutt and R. Gosling for J. Osborn, 1740. 12mo (17 cm, 6.75"). [2], 196, [8], 192, [8] pp.
$900.00
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The Muse of Poetry Holds Unbounded Power” over
Time & Fame
Congreve, William.  The birth of the muse. London: Jacob Tonson, 1698 [i.e., 1697]. Folio (32.2 cm, 12.7"). [2], 10 pp.
$625.00
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The Last (First?) Appearance ofCaptain Tom Lingard
Conrad, Joseph.  The rescue a romance of the shallows. Garden City & New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1920. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [8], 404, [2] pp.
$225.00
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Bridgewater Library Set
Corneille, Pierre. Le theatre de P. Corneille. Paris: Gandouin, 1738. 8vo. 5 vols. in 6.
$425.00

Dutch RepublicanismFor & Against
Court, Pieter de la.  Interest van Holland, ofte, Gronden van Hollands-welvaren. Amsterdam: By Joan. Cyprianus vander Gracht, 1662. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [8] ff., 267, [5] pp. [with bound at the end] Huygens, Constantijn. Den Herstelden Prins tot Stadt-houder ende Capiteyn Generaal vande Vereenighde Nederlanden, ten dienst ende luyster vande loffelijcke en de wel geformeerde Republijck vande Geunieerde Provincien, &c. tegens de boekjens onlangs uyt gegeven met den naem van Interest van Hollandt, ende stadt-houderlijcke regeringe in Hollandt ... Amsterdam: Voor Joan. Cyprianus vander Gracht, 1663. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [16], 122, [4], [2 (blank)] pp.
$2750.00
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Early Nonesuch The First BookGooden Illustrated
Cowley, Abraham, trans.  Anacreon done into English out of the original Greek. Soho: Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). [108] pp.; 5 plts.
$150.00
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JAPAN “The Subject Is Great, the Actions Sublime,
the ADVENTURESSurprising & Full of Wonders”
Crasset, Jean.  The history of the church of Japan. Written originally in French by Monsieur L’Abbe de T. And now translated into English. By N. N. Volume I. London: [publisher not identified], 1705. 4to (21.6 cm; 8.5"). [28], 544, [8] pp.
$500.00
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Making Her Own Way on StageCarpenter Illustrations, Richardson Binding
Crawford, F. Marion.  Fair Margaret: A portrait. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1905. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75). [6], 383, [5 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts.
$65.00
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I Will Not Weary the Reader's Patience with a Large Preface”
[Crouch, Nathaniel?, or John Phillips?].  The secret history of K. James I. and K. Charles I. Compleating the reigns of the four last monarchs. By the author of The secret history of K. Charles II. and K. James II. [London?: publisher not identified], 1690. 12mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [12], 167, [1] pp.
$450.00
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The First Work in theIgbo Language
Crowther, Samuel Ajayi.  Isoama-Ibo primer. London: Printed for the Church Missionary Society [by W.M. Watts], 1859. 12mo (17 cm; 6.75"). 17 pp.
$1500.00
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Bite-Sized Theatrical Morsels inFancy Dress Signed Bindings
Cruz, Ramón de la.  Sainetes de D. Ramón de la Cruz. Barcelona: Biblioteca “Arte y Letras” E. Domenech y Ca., 1882. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8"). 2 vols. I: [4], xliii, [1], 338, [2] pp.; 16 plts. (some incl. in pagination). II: [4], 343, [5] pp.; 5 plts.
$275.00
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Collection of CarolsMedievalesque” ChromolithograpyZaehnsdorf Binding
Cundall, Joseph, compiler.  A booke of Christmas carols, illuminated from ancient manuscripts in the British Museum. London: Henry G. Bohn, [1845]. 4to (19 cm; 7.5"). [16] ff.; illus.
$525.00
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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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A Pleasing Colines VolumeEditorial Work by Erasmus
& Binding by Lortic
Curtius Rufus, Quintus.  Quintus Curtius De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni. regis Macedonum. Parisiis: Apuvd Simonem Colinaeum, 1543. 8vo (16 cm; 6.25"). [6] ff., 354 pp.
$975.00
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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.
$975.00
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The Boise Penrose Copy
Daniel, Samuel.  The collection of the history of England. London: Printed [by Nicholas Okes] for Simon Waterson, 1626. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.5"). [4] ff., 222 pp. (without imprimatur and dedication leaves).
$975.00
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Polychromatic Binding16 Plates
De Ligny, François.  Vie de N.S. Jésus-Christ tirée des quatre Évangélistes par de Ligny. Limoges & Paris: Librairie des Bons Livres, 1852. Folio (38.5 cm). ix, [1], 152, 22, [2] pp.; 16 plts.
$600.00
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TrulyCLASSIC in Its Field: MAGIC
Del Río, Martin Antoine.  Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, et uanarum superstitionum confutatio, utilis theologis, iurisconsultis, medicis, philologis. Moguntiae: Apud Joannem Albinum, 1603. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). [12 ff.], 276 pp., [8] ff.; [2 ff.], 268 pp., [10], [2] ff., 250 pp., [5] ff. (without the folding table in book II).
$5000.00
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Folk-Style German Painted Binding
Demme, Christoph Hermann Gottfried, ed.  Altenburgisches Gesangbuch nebst Gebeten. Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchbruderen, 1825. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.8"). [2], [v]/vi, 417, [1] pp. [with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. German. Des Königs und Propheten Davids Psalter. Verdeutscht durch Dr. Martin Luther. [Jena: Mauke, 1830?]. 8vo. 84 pp. [and] Episteln und Evangelia, wie solche auf alle Sonn-, Fest- und Feiertage durchs ganze Jahr pflegen gelesen zu werden. [Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchdr, 1829]. 8vo. 56 pp.
$750.00
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Rare Variant “WE” Binding Detail Sunderland Copy
 Diodorus Siculus.  Diodorus Siculus. [Operum lib. vi. priores, Latine Poggio interprete.] [Paris]: [pr. by Jean Marchant for] Jean Petit, [ca. 1507]. 4to. a–v8.4x6y4; 123, [6] ff. [bound with] Justinus, Marcus Junianus. Justini historia ex Trogo Pompeio quattor & triginta epithomatis collecta; acc. Lucius Florus et Sextus Rufus. [Paris]: De Marnef, [ca. 1507]. 4to. A8B4C6a–y8.4z6&4; [18], 140 ff.
$3200.00
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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.
$175.00
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More Than 1000 Illustrations byPieter van der Borcht
& with Evidence of Readership
Dodoens, Rembert.  Remberti Dodonaei Mechliniensis medici caesari Stirpium historiae pemptades sex sive libri XXX. Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1583. Folio (36 cm; 14"). [10] ff., 860 pp., [13] ff., illus.
$8500.00
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AnIrish Guide to England's Irish Statutes
Dutton, Matthew.  An exact abridgment of all the publick printed Irish statutes of Queen Anne and King George, in force and use, to the end of the first session of this present parliament. Anno Dom. 1716. Dublin: James Carson, 1717. 4to (20.7 cm, 8.2"). [4], 263, [1], xv, [25] pp.
$1250.00
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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.
$185.00
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