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Fabulous Animals in Copper-Engraved Glory
  (An Aesopean Binding Cleverly Conceived)
Aesop; Roger L'Estrange, transl., Stephen Gooden, illus.   Aesop's fables. London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1936. 4to (25.9 cm, 10.2"). Engr. t.-p. (incl. in pagination), 312, [2] pp.; 11 plts.
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Bernesque Poetry at its Finest
Berni, Francesco; Giovanni Mauro; & Others.  Tutte le opere del Bernia in terza rima, nuovamente con somma diligentia stampate. [Venice?: s.n.], 1540. 8vo (15.1 cm, 6"). 168 ff.
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The First English THUMB BIBLE in Prose
  Beautifully Bound & with Sharp Lovely Plates
Bible.  English. Selections.  Biblia. Or a practical summary of ye Old and New Testaments. London: R. Wilkin, 1728 (i.e., 1727). 64mo (4 cm, 1.57"). [6], 154, [2], 155–278, [6] pp.; 16 plts.
$6500.00
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Water & Land RightsA Law Suit in NAHUATL & Spanish
SCORNFUL DEFIANCE of the RULING!
Citizens of Coculco & Tempatetetzintla v. Antonio de Padilla.   Manuscript on paper in Nahautl and Spanish. Tehuacán: 1624. Folio (31 cm, 12.25"). [10] ff.
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FAIRYLAND by“the Mouth of Tappan Bay,
    Just Above the Little Town of Nyack”
Cone, Spencer Wallace; Jacob A. Dallas, illus.  The child's book of fairy tales. Philadelphia: G.G. Evans, 1860. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.64"). Col. frontis., add. engr. col. t.-p., 223, [1], 22 (adv.) pp.; 8 col. plts.
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Building a Railroad inCUBA in the 1830s
(Early Cuban Railroads).  A collection of two letters and four printed forms relating to the Compañia de Caminos de Hierro de la Habana and the Compañía del Camino de Hierro entre las Ciudades de Puerto Principe y Nuevitas. Havana & Puerto Principe: 1834–40. Letters: 4to (25 x 20 cm, 9.875" x 8"). 16 pp., 7 pp. (last blank). Printed documents: Folio (30.5 x 21 cm, 12" x 8.25"). 4 leaves.
$2500.00
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The RUINER, Catherine With Reference to Jezebel
Estienne, Henri; Théodore de Bèze; Jean de Serres, attributed authors.  Discours merveilleux de la vie[,] actions & deportemens de Catherine de Medicis Royne mere; declarant tous les moyens qu'elle a tenus pour usurper le gouvernement du royaume de France & ruiner l'estat d'iceluy. No place: Selon la copie imprimée à Paris, 1649. 8vo (14.3 cm, 5.625"). 201, [1] pp.
$450.00
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King Penguin Color-Printed Flowers
Grigson, Geoffrey; Robin Tanner, illus.  Flowers of the meadow. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, [1950]. 12mo (18.5 cm, 7.28"). 34, [2] pp.; 12 double-sided col. plts.
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Early Editions of TWO TitansIn Greek
Herodotus.  [two lines in Greek, romanized as ] Erodotou logoi ennea, oiper epikalountai mousai [then in Latin] Herodoti libri novem, qvibvs mvsarvm indita svnt nomina ... Basiliae: In officina Heruagiana, 1541 [colophon date]. Median folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [10] ff., 310 pp., [1] f. [bound with]  Thucydides.  [three lines in Greek, romanized as ] Thoukydides meta scholion palaion kai pany ophelimon choris hon ho syngrapheus poly aneucheres esti [then in Latin] Thucydides cum scholiis et antiquis et utilibus sine quibus autor intellectu multum est difficilis. Accessit praeterea diligentia Ioachimi Camerarij, in castigando tum textu, tum commentarijs un[am] cum annotationibus eius. Stephanus Schirotius Pannonius lectori. Basileae: Ex officina Hervagiana, 1540. Median folio [12] ff., 225, [3], 177 [i.e., 178] pp., [2] ff.
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Treachery! Deception!  BUT in the End — Conjugal Delights!
The history of Donna Eugenia; or, the innocent adulteress.  London: Pr. by Lewis and Ramblin for Langley and Belch, 1807. 16mo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). Col. frontis., [2], [7]–40 pp.
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Learning the Times Tables with Hand-Colored Pilgrims,
Cherries, Dogs, & Brandy Balls
(Juvenile Mathematics).  Grandmamma Easy's merry multiplication. [London]: Dean & Co., [ca. 1850]. 8vo (25 cm, 9.84"). 8 ff.; col. illus.
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A Flowery” Perishable Press Production
Merwin, W.S.  Chinese figures (second series). Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1971. Tall 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.5"). [16] pp.
$200.00
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Investigating the Signs of the Body
Naumann, Moritz Ernst Adolph.  Handbuch der allgemeinen Semiotik. Berlin: August Hirschwald (pr. by J.G.F. Kniestädt), 1826. 12mo (17.8 cm, 7"). xviii, 456 pp.
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Surveying the Literature ofStreet Vendors
Nisard, [Marie-Léonard] Charles.  Histoire des livres populaires ou de la littérature du colportage depuis le XVe siècle jusqu'à l'établissement de la Commission d'examen des livres du colportage (30 novembre 1852). Paris: Librairie d'Amyot (Imprimerie D. Jouaust & Ch. Lahure), 1854. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.64"). 2 vols. I: [4], xvi, 580, [4] pp.; illus. II: [4], 599, [1] pp.; 1 fold. plt., illus.
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It IsNOT Considered Fashionable to Eat Potatoes with Fish”
Peel, Constance Dorothy Evelyn Bayliff.  Waiting at table. A practical guide. London: Frederick Warne & Co. (pr. by William Clowes & Sons), [ca. 1929]. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.44"). viii, 115, [1] pp.
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“A Voyage to ABYSSINIA”One GOOD, Lively, & Readable Account
Salt, Henry.  A voyage to Abyssinia, and travels into the interior of that country, executed under the orders of the British government, in the years 1809 and 1810; in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa .... Philadelphia: M. Carey; Boston: Wells & Lilly (pr. by Lydia R. Bailey), 1816. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 24, 454 pp.; fold. map., illus.
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Aldine Incunable Leaf inGREEK
Theophrastus.  Single leaf from Peri phyton historia [romanized from the Greek; i.e., in Latin, De historia plantarum]. Venetiis (Venice): Aldus Manutius, 1497. Folio (30 cm, 11.625"). [1] f.
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Feuding Friends & Jesuit's Bark
Torti, Francesco.  Ad criticam dissertationem De abusu chinae chinae Mutinensibus medicis perperam objecto a clarissimo quondam viro Bernardino Ramazzino. Mutinae: Typis Bertholomaei Soliani, 1715. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). viii, 191, [1] pp.
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Clandestinely Printed
White, Thomas.  An apology for Rushworth's Dialogues. Wherein the exceptions of the Lords Falkland and Digby are answer'd: and the arts of their commended Daillé discover'd. Paris [really, England]: Jean Billain [really, a clandestine press], 1654. 12mo (14.2 cm; 5.125"). [8] ff., 261 pp., [1 (blank)] p., lacks final blank.
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Literature, Philosophy, PoliticsAmericana!
Wieland, Christoph Martin, ed.  Der teutsche Merkur. Weimar : Im Verlag der Gesellschaft, 1774–76. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 1774: 1 vol. (of 4). III: 397, [3] pp. 1775: 2 vols. (of 4). I: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrapper. II: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrappers. 1776: 2 vols. (of 4). I: [1] f., 290 pp., 4 plates II: 310 pp. [1] ff., 3 plates.
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