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Recyling a 1503 Aldine FolioA Very Good Copy
Xenophon, Thucydides, Herodian, & George Gemistus Plethon.   [first five lines in Greek, romanized as] Georgiou Gemistou tou kai Plethonos, ek ton Diodorou, kai Ploutarchou, peri ton meta ten en Mantineia machen, en kephalaiois dialepsis. Herodianou Tes meta Markon basileias historion biblia okto. Scholia palaia, kai xynoptika es holon ton Thoukydiden, hon choris oux [sic] euxynetos ho xyngrapheus. [then in Latin] Georgii Gemisti, qui & Pletho dicitur, ex Diodori, & Plutarchi historiis de iis, quæ post pugnam ad Mantineam gesta sunt, per capita tractatio. Herodiani a Marci principatu historia[rum] libri octo, quos Angelus Politianus elegantissime latinos fecit. Enarratiunculæ antiquæ, & perbreues in totum Thucydidem, sine quibus autor intellectu est quamdifficillimus. [colophon: Venetiis: In Aldi Neacademia, 1503 {really ca. 1525}]. Super-Chancery folio in 8s (31.5 cm, 12.5"). [108] ff.
$6750.00
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FIRST Edition of the Council of Trent's CatechismThe Aldine Press at ROME
Catholic Church.  Catechisms & creeds.  Catechismus, ex decreto Concilii Tridentini, ad parochos, Pii Quinti Pont. Max. iussu editus. Romae: In aedibus populi Romani, apud Paulum Manutium, 1566. Chancery folio in sixes (30.3 cm, 12"). [2] ff., 359, [1] pp., [6] ff.
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Prize CopyHandsome Binding
Thornbury, Walter, ed.  Two centuries of song: Or, lyrics, madrigals, sonnets, and other occasional verses of the English poets of the last two hundred years. London: Sampson, Low, Son, & Marston, 1867. 8vo in 4s (23.7 cm, 9.3"). xii, 307, [1] pp.; 19 plts.
$275.00
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For the Amateur Botanist
Keeler, Harriet L.  Our native trees and how to identify them: A popular study of their habits and their peculiarities. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.875"). xxiii, 533, [5 (4 adv.)] pp.; illus.
$20.00
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Cholera: Therapy, Prevention, Control
Trompeo, Benedetto, trans. & ed., Giuseppe Maria de Rolandis, ed.   Cholera morbus: Metodo di curare la malattie e modo di vivere per preservarsene. Estratto dal Repertorio mo. co. Piemontese. Torino: Presso Giuseppe Vaccarino librajo, [1830 or 1831]. 12mo (22 cm, 7.375"). 24 pp.
$175.00
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Standards of 19th-Century American Cuisine, for the
Inexperienced But Thrifty Housewife
American Lady, an.  The American home cook book, with several hundred excellent recipes, selected and tried with great care, and with a view to be used by those who regard economy, and containing important information on the arrangement and well ordering of the kitchen. New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, [1879? (copyright 1854)]. 16mo (17.7 cm, 7"). [4 (adv.)], 133, [1], [30 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$365.00
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Cebuano Grammar, 1804
Encina, Francisco.  [drop-title] Arte de la lengua zebuana. [Sampaloc?, Manila?]: No publisher/printer, [1804]. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.75"). 616, [16 (1 blank)] pp.
$7000.00
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Dombey, Miss Nipper, Polly, & Some Others
(Dickens, Charles); Hablot K. Browne, illus.  Dombey and Son. Full-length portraits of Dombey & Carker, Miss Tox, Mrs. Skewton, Mrs. Pipchin, Old Sol. & Capt. Cuttle, Major Bagstock, Miss Nipper, & Polly. London: Chapman & Hall, 1848. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 8 plts.
$350.00
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Romance in the Bluegrass State
Allen, James Lane, & Hugh Thomson, illus.  A Kentucky cardinal; and Aftermath. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1900. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). xxxii, 276, [4] pp.
$20.00
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A Dictionary of the Tagalog Language
Santos, Domingo de los.  Vocabulario de la lengua tagala, primera, y segunda parte. [Manila?]: Imprenta Real de D. Jose Maria Dayot, 1835. Folio (29 cm, 11.5"). [viii], 739, [1 blank], 118 pp.
$4500.00
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Black Sun Edition of aConnolly 100 Selection
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de.  Night flight. Paris: Crosby Continential Editions, 1932. Square 16mo (16.2 cm, 6.375") 189, [3] pp.
$500.00
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Finely Bound Estienne Children's BookInteresting Provenance
Estienne, Charles.  De re hortensi libellus, vulgaria herbarum, florum, ac fruticum, qui in hortis conseri solent, nomina Latinis vocibus efferre docens ex probatis authoribus: in adolescentulorum gratiam, multò quàm antea locupletior factus. Cui nuper additus est alius libellus De cultu & satione hortorum, ex antiquorum sententia. Lutetiae: Ex officina Rob. Stephani, 1545. 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 141, [3] pp.
$1000.00
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The Great Archer of England”
[Thoms, William John].  The noble birth and gallant atchievements [sic] of that remarkable outlawRobin Hood. London: William Pickering, 1827. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.56"). [2], xix, [1], 53, [1] pp.
$750.00
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Innocent, Harmless, & Easy of Attainment!
Pardon, George Frederick.  Parlour pastime for the young: Consisting of pantomime and dialogue charades, fire-side games, riddles, enigmas, charades, conundrums, arithmetical and mechanical puzzles, parlour magic, etc. etc. London: James Blackwood, 1857. 12mo (18.1 cm, 7.125"). Frontis, [4], 208 pp.
$100.00
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Seeing aRenaissance Man's MIND through His Letters
Tolomei, Claudio.   Delle lettere di M. Clavdio Tolomei libri VII. Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1572. 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). 296, [8] ff.
$900.00
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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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Advice on All Sorts of Things
Andrelini, Publio Fausto.  P. Fausti Andrelini foroliuiensis Hecatodistichon. [Paris]: V[a]enundatur a M. Nicolao De Barra, [1519]. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [30] pp. (final blank lacking).
$2500.00
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To thisGOOD WOMAN Unsung & Unsaid / We Dedicate the Book We Have Made”
North Congregational Church (Saint Johnsbury, VT); Ladies' Benevolent Society.  A collection of tried recipes contributed by various St. Johnsbury house-keepers, and published in behalf of the Ladies' Benevolent Society of the North Congregational Church, St. Johnsbury, VT. St. Johnsbury, VT: C.M. Stone & Co., 1883. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8.1"). Frontis., 87, [1] pp.
$175.00
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Is it Best to be Laughing-Mad, or Crying-Mad, in the World?
Titmarsh, M.A. [pseud. of William Thackeray].  Mrs. Perkins's ball. [London]: Chapman & Hall (pr. by Vizetelly Brothers & Co.), [1847]. 4to (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [2], engr. t.-p., 46, [2] pp.; 1 fold. col. plt., 20 col. plts.
$400.00
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Catherine, the RUINER
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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Black-Letter Ballads
Smith, John Russell, & J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps.  A catalogue of an unique collection of ancient English broadside ballads, printed entirely in the black letter. London: [Chiswick Press – C. Whittingham], 1856. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). vii, 141 pp.
$60.00
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La Mort Ny Mord
Holbein, Hans; Anatole de Montaiglon, ed.  L’alfabeto della morte di Hans Holbein. Parigi: Edwin Tross (pr. by Firmin Didot), 1856. 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). [36] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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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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Illustrations by LEECHA Copy in Its Wrappers
Smith, Albert.  Comic tales and sketches. London: Richard Bentley, 1852. 16mo (17.1 cm; 6.75"). [4], 156 pp., illus.
$135.00
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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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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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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.
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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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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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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.
$325.00
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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.
$1800.00
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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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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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