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Ex–Donaueschigen Library
Adelphus, Johannes, Jakop Wimpheling (comm.).  Seque[n]tiarum lucule[n]ta interpretatio: nedu[m] scholasticis, sed [et] ecclesiasticis cognitu necessaria. [Strassburg: Knoblouch], 1513. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). CXXXVI, [4], LXXX ff.
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Imagining theSplendour & Magnificence of Former Days
Atkins, Sarah [Lucy Sarah Atkins Wilson].   Relics of antiquity, exhibited in the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, with an account of the destruction and recovery of those celebrated cities. New York: W.B. Gilley (pr. by Vanderpool & Cole), 1826. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). [2], ix, [1], 143, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
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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.).
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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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Advice from a Man with More than a Few Afflictions
Cheyne, George.  An essay of health and long life. London: Printed for George Strahan ... and J. Leake, 1724. 8vo (20 cm, 7.75"). xx, 232 pp.
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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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A Peterborough-Based 19th-Century Writer's Pithy Sayings
Clare, John.  Aphorisms of John Clare. Market Drayton [England]: Tern Press, 2002. 8vo (25 cm, 10"). 117, [1] pp., [1] f.; illus.
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ALL the ACTUAL PRINTER'S BLOCKS for the *47* Illustrations
        of Zoeth Skinner Eldredge'sThe Beginnings of San Francisco
Francis, Walter, illus., et al.  For Eldredge's The beginnings of San Francisco, the 47 California-themed printing blocks used to produce the volume’s illustrations. San Francisco: Pr. John C. Rankin Company (New York), 1912. 37 half-tone plates (on copper), 10 zinc cuts, all on their wood blocks; plus 3 additional plates on copper and another zinc cut, similarly mounted.
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“An Absolute Pedagogical Necessity for the Children of
All Well-To-Do Graphic Designers
Hamady, Walter.  John's apples. Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1995.  Folio (30.3 cm, 12" & 27.9 cm, 11"). [1] f., [1] f.
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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.
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A Delightful, Eye-Pleasing HoraceA Chromolithographic Tour de Force
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus.  The works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus illustrated chiefly from the remains of ancient art. London: John Murray, 1849. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). [6], 194, [6], 490, xiv pp.; 8 col. plts.
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The “English Merlin”His Foundational Text of Modern Astrology
Lilly, William.  Christian astrology modestly treated of in three books. The first containing the use of an ephemeris, the erecting of a scheam of heaven; nature of the twelve signs of the zodiack, of the planets; with a most easie introduction to the whole art of astrology. The second, by a most methodicall way, instructeth the student how to judge or resolve all manner of questions contingent unto man, viz. of health, sicknesse, riches, marriage ... The third, containes an exact method, whereby to judge upon nativities; severall wayes how to rectifie them; how to judge the generall fate of the native by the twelve houses of Heaven, according to the naturall influence of the stars ... London: Pr. by Theo. Brudenell for John Partridge & Humph. Blunden, 1647. 4to (19.4 cm, 7.64"). [46], 25–832, [12 (cat.)], [8 (index)] pp. (frontis. lacking; last four [index] leaves in facsimile); illus.
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Plato's Dialogues inGerman Manuscript
Plato.  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Dialogum des Plato mit biografischen Anmerkungen.” No place [Germany]: 1790. 4to (23.5 cm, 9.25"). [8], 73 pp.; [4], 71 pp.; [4], 108 pp.; [4], 60 pp.; [4], 36 pp.; [2], 54 pp.; [2], 20 pp.; [2], 14 pp.; [2], 18 pp.
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Sound Study Professional” Provenance
Rush, James.  The philosophy of the human voice: embracing its physiological history; together with a system of principles by which criticism in the art of elocution may be rendered intelligible, and instruction, definite and comprehensive. To which is addeda brief analysis of song and recitative. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1833. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5 “). [4 (ads)] ff., 432 pp.
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Florence & RomeWILL Be Punished
Savonarola, Girolamo, pseudo.  [drop-title]  Expositione sopra el psalmo Verba mea.  [Florence: Printer of Pseudo-Savonarola, 'Esposizione sopra il salmo Verba mea', 1500?]. Small 4to (19.6 cm; 7.75"). [8] ff.
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19th-Century Electro-Metallurgy Techniques of Image Reproduction
Smee, Alfred; Edmond de Valicourt, ed.  Nouveau manuel complet de galvanoplastie ou éléments d'électro-métallurgie contenant l'art de réduire les métaux a l'aide du fluide galvanique, pour dorer, argenter, platiner, cuivrer, etc. etc. Paris: La Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1860. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6"). 2 vols. I: [4], 411, [1] pp.; illus. II: [2], 372 pp.; 2 fold. plts.
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A Full CENTURY of SPANISHPOPULAR THEATER
(Spanish Popular Theater Collection, 1828–1927).  A collection of 316 plays. Madrid, Barcelona, & elsewhere: Various publishers, 1828–1927. Mostly small 8vo. Bound in 43 volumes.
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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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First U.S. Standalone PrintingThree Versions
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron.  A dream of fair women. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1880–85. 8vo (22.9 cm, 9.01"). 3 vols. All 3: Frontis., 103, [1] pp.; illus.
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Dispatches from the Frontier
Thorpe, Thomas Bangs.  Our army on the Rio Grande. Being a short account of the important events transpiring from the time of the removal of the “Army of Occupation” from Corpus Christi, to the surrender of Matamoros; with descriptions of the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, the bombardment of Fort Brown, and the ceremonies of the surrender of Matamoros: with descriptions of the city, etc. etc. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1846. 8vo (17.7 cm, 7"). [2] ff., ix, [10]–300 pp.; 9 pls.
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A Beautiful Product of Camden
Whitman, Walt; Christopher Morley, preface; Arnold Genthe, illus.   Walt Whitman in Camden: A selection of prose from specimen days. Camden, NJ: The Haddon Craftsmen, 1938. 4to (29.2 cm, 11.5"). Frontis., [15], 45, [3] pp.; 1 plt.
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