TWENTY for TUESDAY (XVI)
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Much Marginalia & Interlinear NotesA PMM Incunable Title
Augustinus Aurelius (St. Augustine, of Hippo).  Augustinus De ciuitate Dei cum commento. [Freiburg im Breisgau : Kilianus Piscator (Fischer), 1494]. Folio in 6s (30.5 cm, 12"). [256] ff.
$18,750.00
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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).
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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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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.
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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.
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Journalism? Historical Fiction? Defoe on the Plague
Defoe, Daniel.  History of the plague in London, in 1665. Edinburgh: Pr. by James Ballantyne & Co. for John Ballantyne & Co.; Brown & Crombie; Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme; and John Murray, 1810. 16mo (18.2 cm, 7.2"). [2], 288 pp. (vol. 12 only, of 12).
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Dostoevsky LECSigned by the Artist
Dostoevsky, Feodor; Fritz Eichenberg, illus.; Constance Garnett, trans.; Konstantin Mochulsky, intro.   A raw youth. Verona: Limited Editions Club, 1974. 4to (29 cm, 11.375"). 2 vols. I: xviii, 264 pp.; 8 plts., illus. II: x, [2], 265–514, [2] pp.; 7 plts., illus.
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An Heir of HippocratesA Pioneer Forensic Psychiatist
Esquirol, Etienne.  Aliénation mentale. Des illusions chez les aliénés. Question médico-légale sur l'isolement des aliénés. Paris: Librairie Medicale de Crochard, 1832. 8vo (22 cm, 8.5"). [2] ff., 83, [1] pp.
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Getting Started with SWEETS
Everybody's confectionery book; containing the whole art of making cakes, buns, tarts, biscuits, pies, custards, cheesecakes, gingerbread, bride cake, &c., &c. London: William Nicholson & Sons Ltd., [ca. 1865–70]. 16mo (14.8 cm, 5.82"). 128 pp.
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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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Didot Prints Mililtary Strategy
Frontinus, Sextus Julius.  Strategematicon libri tres. Lutetie: [François Ambroise Didot] apud Guilelmum De Bure, 1763. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). [1] f., xvii, [1], 212 pp., [2] ff.
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H. Estienne's FinalFOLIO Text
    Greek, Latin, & Impressive
Isocrates. [two lines in Greek, then] Isocratis Orationes et epistolae cvm Latina interpretatione Hier. VVolfij, ab ipso postremùm regognita. Henr. Steph. in Isocratem Diatribæ VII: quarum van obseruationes Harpocrationis in eundem examinat. Gorgiae et Aristidis quædam, eiusdem cum Isocraticis argumenti. Guil. Cantero interprete. [Geneva]: Excudebat Henricus Stephanus, 1593. Folio. [fleuron]4*6**4a–z6aa–mm6nn4; Aa–Ll6; A–C6D4; ad 4a.4b.6 (-b.6, blank); [14] ff., 427, [1 (blank)], 131, [1 (blank)], xxxiiii pp., [1 (blank)], [4] ff., 31, [1 (blank)] pp., [9] ff. (without the final blank).
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BANYAN PRESS:  Meditations on Impermanence
Kamo, Chomei; Donald Keene, trans.   An account of my hut. Pawlet, VT: The Banyan Press, 1976. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). [30] pp.
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With aSeal Meant for Reuse
Mifflin, Samuel.  Document signed on parchment, in English. “Exemplification of a common recovery with double vouchers of the messuage & plantation in Blockley late the estate of Morton Garrett.” Philadelphia, 1776. Folio (51.5 cm, 20.5"). [1] p.
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Two Classic Works in NahuatlIssued & Bound TOGETHER
(Wonderful Provenance)
Pérez, Manuel.  Farol indiano, y guia de curas de indios. [bound and issued with] Arte de el idioma mexicano. Mexico: por Francisco de Rivera Calderon, 1713. 8vo. I: [24] ff., 192 pp., [2] ff. II: [8] ff., 80 pp., [2] ff.
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In a Wonderful, COLORFUL Slipcase withEmbossed & Chromolithographed Onlays
Picture books for little children. London: Religious Tract Society, 56, Paternoster Row, 65, St. Paul's Churchyard, and 164, Piccadilly, [ca. 1865]. 16mo (15 cm, 6"). 12 vols. Each volume 12 pp.
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Chatty, Sophisticated, & Charmingly Illustrated
High-Society Guide to SPA
Pöllnitz, Karl Ludwig, Freiherr von.  Amusemens des eaux de Spa, ouvrage utile à ceux qui vont boire ces eaux minérales sur les lieux. Enrichi des tailles-douces, qui représentent les vues & les perspectives du bourg de Spa, des fontaines, des promenades, & des environs. Amsterdam: Chez Pierre Mortier, 1740. 8vo (15.1 cm, 5.94"). 2 vols. I: ix, [3], 424 pp.; 9 fold. plts. II: [2], 414 pp.; 7 fold. plts.
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Author/Compiler's Presentation Copy
Rand, Silas Tertius.  A first reading book in the Micmac language: comprising the Micmac numerals, and the names of the different kinds of beasts, birds, fishes, trees, &c. of the maritime provinces of Canada. Also, some of the Indian names of places, and many familiar words and phrases, translated literally into English. Halifax: Nova Scotia Printing Company, 1875. 16mo (17 cm, 6.5"). 108 pp. [also bound in] Bible. N.T. Matthew. Micmac. Rand. 1871. Pela Kesagunoodumumkawa tan tula uksakumamenoo westowoolkw Sasoogoole Clistawit ootenink. Megumoweesimk. Chebooktook: Megumagea Ledakun-weekugemkawa moweome, 1871. 126 pp.
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English REFORMATION SatirePrinted in the 19th Century ON VELLUM
[Shepherd, Luke, fl.1548].  [drop-title] John Bon and mast person. [London]: [colophon: J. Smeeton, Printer], n.d. [1807 or 1808]. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [5] ff.
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A Lamb Disobeys Mom . . . & . . .
IS TORN TO PIECES & EATEN BY WOLF CUBS
The stray lamb. New York: Mahlon Day, [ca. 1825–33?]. Miniature (7.5 cm, 3"). 8 pp.
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Oxford, Leporello-StyleThe Men *&* the Milieu
(University of Oxford).  Whittock, Nathaniel.  The costumes of the members of the University of Oxford. London: N. Whittock, (ca. 1840–50). 32mo (12.2 x 112.9 cm, 4.75 x 44.45"). [2] pp.; 17 col. plts.
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