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The Eliot Indian Bible A Leaf from Daniel/Hosea
Bible.  Algonquian. Eliot. 1663.  Mamusse wunneetupanatamwe Up-Biblum God naneeswe Nukkone Testament kah wonk Wusku Testament. Ne quoshkinnumuk nashpe Wuttinneumoh Christ noh asoowesit John Eliot. Nahohtãoeu ontchetãoe printeuoomuk. Cambridge [Mass.]: Printeuoop nashpe Samuel Green kah Marmaduke Johnson, 1663. 4to (19 cm; 7.5"). [1] f.
$2000.00
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Three Giants ofModern American Dance
St. Denis, Ruth.  Two typed postcards to Lisan Kay & Yeichi Nimura. [Hollywood, CA: 1962]. (8.3 x 14 cm). 2 cards.
$100.00
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I Poured Out for Myself the Wine of Love”
Sandford, Christopher, trans.  The garden of caresses. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1934. 4to (21.8 cm, 8.55"). 91, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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The Original American Convent Tell-AllHere with a Defense
Confirming” Its Veracity
Reed, Rebecca Theresa.  Six months in a convent. Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1835. 12mo (15.4 cm, 6.1"). 192 pp. [with] Supplement to “Six months in a convent,” confirming the narrative of Rebecca Theresa Reed by the testimony of more than one hundred witnesses ... Containing a minute account of the elopement of Miss Harrison. Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1835. (15.6 cm, 6.15"). 264 pp.
$250.00
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Edinburgh EducationEyes on the Prize(s)
(Curriculum 1845).  Course of study in the high school of Edinburgh, during the session ending August 1845; and list of prizes awarded at the annual examination. Edinburgh: Pr. by Neill & Co., 1845. 8vo. 20 pp.
$50.00
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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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Szyk's LEC Ruth
Bible.  O.T. Ruth. English. 1947. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   The book of Ruth from the translation prepared at Cambridge in 1611 for King James I with a preface by Mary Ellen Chase and illustrations by Arthur Szyk. New York: [Printed by the Aldus Printers for the] Limited Editions Club, 1947. Small folio (31 cm, 12.2"). 42, [6] double-fold pp.; col. illus.
$250.00
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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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YALIEHIJINX
Yale University.  The Yale naught-ical almanac for 1872. New Haven, CT: Published uner the auspices of the Tale Tract Association, [1871]. 8vo. 32 pp.; illus.; plus wrappers. [with] The Yale naught-ical almanac for 1873. [New Haven: no printer or publisher, 1872.] 8vo. 40 pp., illus.; plus wrappers. [with] The Yale naughty-gal all-man-ax for 1875. [New Haven: no printer or publisher, 1874.] 8vo. 44 pp., illus.; plus wrappers.
$425.00
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Persian/Tajik Allegorical PoetryNotes & Handsome Illustration
Jami.   (Edward FitzGerald, trans.).  Salaman and Absa. [An allegory]. Leigh-on-Sea, England: F. Lewis, ltd., (1946). Small 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). 64 pp., color illus.
$30.00
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The Notorious Wertheim Bible
Bible.  O.T. Pentateuch. German. 1735. Schmidt.  Die göttlichen Schriften vor den Zeiten des Messie Jesus. Der erste Theil worinnen die Gesetze der Israelen enthalten sind nach einer freyen Ubersetzung welche durch und durch mit Anmerkungen erläutert und bestätiget wird. Wertheim: Johann Georg Nehr, 1735. 4to (21.8 cm, 8.55"). 48, [2], 469, [3], [475]–1040, [2] pp.
$875.00
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Honey Moon-ing PLUS aFamous “Brazilian Monkey”
Playbill.  Boadside. Begins: “Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden. This present Friday, Nov. 11, 1825, will be acted the comedy of The Honey Moon.” London: W. Reynolds, [1825]. Folio (34.8 cm, 13.7"). [1] f.
$100.00
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Hymns & Prayers forArctic-Dwelling Indians
Kirby, William West.  Hymns, prayers and instruction in the Chipewyan language. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, (1924). 16mo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). 91, [1] pp.
$250.00
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Why Were These Printed in 1833?
J. L. M.  Broadside, begins: Himno patriotico. Mexico: Oficina de Valdés, 1833. Folio (30.5 cm; 12"). [1] p.
$750.00
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HEAVILY ANNOTATEDThe Gospels & Acts in an Important Edition
Bible.  N.T. Greek & Latin. 1588.  Testamentum Novum, sive novum foedus Iesu Christi, D.N. Cuius Graeco contextui respondent interpretationes duae: vna, vetus altera, Theodori Bezae, nunc quartò diligenter ab eo recognita... [Genevae]: [Henricus Stephanus], 1588. Folio (33 cm; 13"). [6] ff., 555, [1 (blank)] pp., [8] ff. (lacks final blank leaf); lacks vol. II (Epistles, Revelation).
$2500.00
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War & Peace, & Prosperity?
(Guatemala in the 1870s).  A collection of 17 broadsides, 2-page publications, and pamphlets. Guatemala: Various publishers/presses, 1870–79. All items folio.
$3450.00
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This Songster Represents aWhole CATEGORY of Entertainment
Nichols, Emma J.  The Original Old Folks, Formerly Father Kemp’s Concert Book, containing the words of the pieces sung by the company, and also the songs of Emma J. Nichols. Boston: Stacy & Richardson, [ca. 1850–80]. 24mo (13 cm; 5"). 32 pp.
$135.00
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  “Il y a plus de 40 ans que je suis au service militaire . . . ”
THE DIAMOND NECKLACE AFFAIR/AFFAIRE
Précourt, François Duhamel de, comte de.  Réponse de M. le Comte de Précourt ... aux mémoires des sieurs d'Étienville, Vaucher & Loque. Paris: Chez L.F. Prault, 1786. 4to (25.8 cm, 10.2"). 42 pp.
$210.00
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“The First Public Manifestation” of theLiverpool First Edition Club
Signed by Eric Gill
Liverpool First Edition Club.  Catalogue of the first exhibition by members of finely printed books from modern presses May 12–24, 1930 with a foreword by Eric Gill. Liverpool: The Basnett Gallery (pr. at the Fanfare Press), 1930. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 31, [1] pp.
$100.00
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History of the Church Emphasis on BOOKS!
Schelhorn, Johann Georg.  Ergötzlichkeiten aus der kirchenhistorie und literatur. Ulm und Leipzig: Rosten der Bartholomäischen Handlung, 1762. 8vo (17.6 cm; 7"). I: [10], 185, [6], 188–374, [5], 380–566, [3], 572–746, [17] pp. II: [6], 188, [5], 194–380, [5], 386–567, [6], 578 –764, [14] pp. III: [7], 766–952, [5], 954–1139, [6], 1142–2128, [5], 2130–2282, [16] pp.
$375.00
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The COOLEST Discoveries & Inventions
(A French Boarding House Library Book).   Les découvertes les plus utiles et les plus célèbres: Agriculture - Navigation - Boussole - Ecriture - Papier - Imprimerie - Télégraphe - Poudre à canon - Paratonnerre - Verre - Lunettes - Téléscope - Microscope - Musique - Orgure - Peinture - Sculpture...Aérostats... Lille: L. Lefort, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1854. 8vo. [3 (1 blank)], frontis., [2], 5–190 pp., [1 (blank)] f.
$67.50
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Pickering's Miniature HoraceA Pretty & Partially Unopened Copy
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (i.e., Horace).  Quintus Horatius Flaccus. [i.e., Opera omnia]. Londini: Gulielmus Pickering [colophon: excudebat C. Corrall], 1826. 32mo (near miniature: 9 cm, 3.5"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., 192 pp.
$425.00
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Country ComedySacker Binding
Bell, Lilian.  At home with the Jardines. New York: A. Wessels Company, 1906. 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 322 pp.
$20.00
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Feuding Irish Historians
Plowden, Francis.  An historical letter to the Rev. Charles O'Conor, D.D. heretofore styling himself Columbanus: upon his five addresses or letters to his countrymen. Dublin: Sold by Hugh Fitzpatrick, 1812. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). Frontis. port., viii, xii, [2], 367, 126, viii, [3]–17 [3] pp.
$275.00
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Milton, Illustrated by Meninsky
Milton, John.  L'allegro [/] Il Penseroso. London: Allan Wingate, 1947. Folio (34 cm, 13.4"). 28, [2] pp.; illus.
$65.00
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Small is Our Book Yet Not the Less”Very Small & in Its Tiny Slipcase
Norton, Caroline Sheridan.  Schloss's English bijou almanac for 1841. London: A. Schloss, [1840]. Miniature (2 cm; .787"). [25] ff.; [6] plts.
$550.00
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Nonesuch Sonnets
Sidney, Philip.  Astrophel & Stella. London: Nonesuch Press, 1931. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). xxxviii, [2], 193, [3] pp.
$100.00
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Defending the Doctrine of the Trinityin WELSH
Jones, William.  Yr athrawiaeth Gatholig o Ddrindod, gwedi ei phrofi trwy ragor nâ chant o resymmau byrr ac eglur, pa rai a draethir yng ngeiriau’r ysgrythur lan, a’i chydmaru mewn dull hollol newydd: ... Gan William Jones, ... Newydd ei gyfiethu o’r chweched argraphiad Saesoneg, i’r Gymraeg, ac mewn rhyw fesur wedi ei dalfyrru, gan J. Williams. Trefecca: Argraphwyd yn y flwyddyn, 1794. 12mo (18.5 cm; 7.25"). 96 pp.
$250.00
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With a Great Engraving
Aguilera Castro y Sotomayor, José Miguel de.  Elogio christiano del b. Sebastian de Aparicio, que en la solemne funcion con que su madre la apostólica Provincia del Santo Evangelio de México le tributó el primer culto en Convento de las LLagas de N.S.P.S. Francisco de la Puebla de los Angeles, donde existe el santo cuerpo incorrupto, pronunció el dia xxvi. de octubre ... Mexico: Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1791. Folio (28.3 cm; 11.125"). [5] ff., 23 pp., engr. port.
$875.00
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A Mash-up of AttitudesA Catalogue of Erotic Options
Member of the Royal Asiatic Society.  Marriage ceremonies & priapic rites in India & the East. No place: Privately Printed, 1909. Sq. 8vo. [1] f., 107, [1] pp., [1] f.
$50.00
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Gospels & Acts inLow Malay
Bible.  N.T. Gospels. Malay. Klinkert. 1888.  Wasijat jang Baroe ija-itoe, segala Kitab Perdjandjian Baroe, ataw Indjil Toehan kita Jesoes Kristoes. London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1888. 12mo (17 cm; 6.5"). 654 pp.
$525.00
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EYEWITNESS TO HISTORY
inLate 14th-Century France, Spain, Portugal, & England
Froissart, Jean.  Le premier [second, tiers, qvart] volvme de l'histoire et croniqve de Messire Iehan Froissart. Lyon: Par Ian de Tovrnes, imprimevr dv roy, 1559–61. Folio extra (35 cm; 13.75") 4 vols. in 1. I: [10] ff, 462 pp., [17] ff. II: [6] ff, 314 pp., [3] ff. III: [6] ff., 363, [1] pp., [2] ff. IV: [6] ff., 350 pp., [3] ff.
$1200.00
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An Enlightenment Reformer in LIMA
Corro, Diego del.  Carta pastoral del Illmo. Señor Doctor Don Diego del Corro ... a los que pretenden ordenarse en su Arzobispado. Lima: En la Imprenta nueva, que está en la Casa de los niños expósitos, 1759. Small 4to. (19 cm; 7.5"). 69, [1] pp., [3] ff.
$450.00
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The Triumphs
Petrarca, Francesco.  I Triomphi del Petrarca colla supositione di misser Giovanni Andrea Gesvaldo da Traetto. [colophon: Stampato in Vinegia: per Giouann' Antonio di Nicolini & fratelli da Sabbio, 1533]. 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). [76] ff.
$750.00
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Solicitation for Funding aVictorian Mental Health Institution
Staffordshire General Lunatic Asylum.  [drop-title] Charitable institution for the insane of Staffordshire and the adjacent counties. [Stafford: R. & W. Wright, Printers, 1850?]. Folio (32.8 cm; 13"). [1] f., [1] plt.
$450.00
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W.A.D. 1880 1980
(Dwiggins, William Addison).  Strand, Julia, ed. A tribute to W.A. Dwiggins on the hundredth anniversary of his birth. New York: Inkwell Press, 1980. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., 153, [3] pp.; illus.
$35.00
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Christmas PrayersGorgeous Binding
Catholic Church. Offices.   Officium in festo nativitatis Domini, et festorum infra octavam occurrentium, usque ad primas vesperas Epiphaniae Domini: juxta Missale & Breviarium romanarum s. Pii V. Pontif. Max. jussu editum, Clementis VIII. primùm, ac denuò Urbani VIII. auctoritate recognitum. Antverpiae: Ex architypographia Plantiniana, 1743. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). 555 pp.
$1250.00
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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.
$395.00
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Commentary in aCopiously COMPLICATED Tooled Binding
Sá, Manuel de.  Notationes in totam scripturam sacram: Quibus omnia fere loca difficilia, brevissimè explicantur. Lugduni: Horatii Cardon, 1609. 8vo in 4s (25 cm, 9.8"). [8], 534, [102] pp.
$450.00
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Hallucinatory NativismThe Inventor of Morse Code
Pontificates onPopery”
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese.  Foreign conspiracy against the liberties of the United States: the numbers of Brutus, originally published in the New-York Observer. New York: Leavitt, Lord, & Co. ... G. & C. Carvill & Co.; Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1835. 16mo (15.7 cm; 6.25"). 188 pp.
$2000.00
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Argentiniana Galore!
Libreria L'Amateur (Buenos Aires).  Catalogo de libros americanos. Historia, geografia, viajes, arqueologia, lingüistica, mapas y visitas. Buenos Aires: Libreria L'Amateur, 1949. 8vo (26.3; 10.375"). 172 pp., illus., facs., maps.
$45.00
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THE HILL COLLECTION
Hill, Kenneth E., collector.  The Hill collection of Pacific voyages at the University of California, San Diego. New Haven: William Reese Co.; Sydney: Hordern House, 2004. 4to (26.1 cm; 10.25"). xxiii, [1], 792 pp.; frontis.
$150.00
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Beautiful Illustrated Children's BookThree Generations of Family Ownership
A picnic of two.  New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., (copyright 1880). 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). [2], [7]–64 pp.; 8 plts. (incl. in pagination).
$75.00
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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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Riccardi PressShakespeare's Sonnets
Shakespeare, William.  The sonnets of William Shakespeare. London: Pub. for the Medici Society Ld. by Philip Lee Warner [Riccardi Press], 1913. 4to (23.1cm, 9.1"). [4], 78, [4] pp.
$150.00
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“The True Christian Religion”
Swedenborg, Emanuel.  Vera Christiana religio, continens universam theologiam Novae Ecclesiae a Domino apud Danielem cap. VII: 13–14, et in Apocalypsi cap. XXI: 1, 2. praedictae. Amstelodami: [s.n.], 1771. 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). 541, [1 (“errores typographici”)] pp.
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The Way of DevotionThe King's Own Edition
Francis, de Sales, Saint.  An introduction to a devout life. London: Henry Hills, 1686. 12mo (13.2 cm, 5.25"). Frontis., [34], 675 (i.e., 685), [25] pp.
$525.00
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The Fruits of the Spirit
Bunyan, John.  The barren fig-tree: Or, the doom and downfall of the fruitless professor: Showing that the day of grace may be past with him long before his life is ended. Also, the signs by which such miserable mortals may be known. London [i.e., York?]: A. Millar, W. Law, & R. Cater, 1797. 12mo (12 cm, 4.75"). 106 pp.
$500.00
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Mocking Catholics, the Irish, & the Incarcerated Community”
“Mahony, Dorah.”  Six months in a house of correction, or, the narrative of Dorah Mahony, who was under the influence of the Protestants about a year, and an inmate of the house of correction, in Leverett St., Boston, Massachusetts, nearly six months, in the years 18—. Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey, 1835. 12mo (15.6 cm, 6.15"). 201, [1] pp.
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On theFirst Great Jesuit Martyr
Torsellino, Orazio.  De vita S. Francisci Xaverii, qui primus e Societate Jesu in Indiam & Japoniam evangelium invexit, libri sex.... Rothomagi: Apud Joannem de Manneville, 1571 [sic for 1671]. 12mo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [6] ff., 480 pp.
$600.00
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Nicely Printed Wharton WorkKeepsake Edition
Wharton, Edith.  Ethan Frome. Stamford, CT: Overbrook Press, [1967]. 8vo. [4], 128, [4] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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World War II EraSoldier Humor IllustratedFrom the Woolly Whale
Cary, Melbert B., Jr., ed. & pub.  Mademoiselle from Armentières [volume two]. New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1935. 8vo. xlv, [9], 111, [1] pp., [1] facs.; illus.
$75.00
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A Leveller-Inspired Pamphlet: Get Rid of the Greedy Cheaters
Cole, William.  A rod for the lawyers: Who are hereby declared to be the grand robbers & deceivers of the nation; greedily devouring yearely many millions of the peoples money. London: Giles Calvert, 1659. 4to (18.2 cm, 7.2"). [4], 16 pp.
$1250.00
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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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Recusant Choler &Taking Edward Coke to Task
[Parsons, Robert].  A quiet and sober reckoning with M. Thomas Morton somewhat set in choler by his aduersary P.R. concerning certaine imputations of wilfull falsities obiected to the said T.M. in a treatise of P.R. intituled Of Mitigation. [St. Omer: English College Press], 1609. 4to (17.8 cm; 7"). [20] ff., 688 pp., [8] ff.
$1000.00
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Up the THAMES in a Rowboat
Jerome, Jerome K.  Three men in a boatto say nothing of the dog!  Ipswich: Pr. by W.S. Cowell Ltd. for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. Oblong 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). xv, [1], 174, [2] pp.; 12 col. plts., 2 double-p. col. plts.
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How to Be a Nun: Augustinian Edition
Catholic Church.  Liturgies & Rituals. Augustinian.  Ceremonial, pour les maisons des religieuses de val, de l'Ordre de Sainct Augustin. Avec quelques addresses pour la practique des constitutions. Av Puy: Chez Philippe Guynand, & Andre Delagarde, poche le College, 1646. 12mo (15.2 cm; 6"). 122 pp., [i.e., 124 pp.; pp. 108–124 misnumbered as 106–122 pp.].
$550.00
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A Tribute to One of theGreat 19th-Century Bookpeople
With Original Leaves
Kelly, Jerry, comp.  A checklist of books published by William Pickering 1820–1853. Pomona, NY: The Kelly-Winterton Press, 2004. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). x, 56, [3] pp.; 56 plts.
$125.00
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MORE Bookselling Reminiscences . . .
Kaye, Barbara.  Second impression, rural life with a rare bookman. [New Castle, DE]: Oak Knoll Press & Werner Shaw, ©1995. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). x, 350 pp.
$15.00
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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.
$150.00
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A Populist Sect's Book
(Buddhism).  [title in Chinese characters, transliterated as] Wei wei bu dong tai shan shen gen ji guo bao juan 1 juan. Yucheng, Shandong: Luo[ “the good man”], shanren, 1661. Narrow Folio (33 x 11 cm; 13" x 4.5"). 310 pp.
$4750.00
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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 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.
$65.00
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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.
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Pithy, Ironic, Pen Portraits” of the1630S
Earle, John.  Micro-cosmographie, or, A piece of the world discovered in essayes and characters. Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, England: Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). vi, 73, [1] pp.
$100.00
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The Golden Pavilion of Jehol, Etc.
(World's Fair).  Four octagonal metallic foil trivets from theChicago Century of Progress fair. [Chicago: 1933]. Largest: 16.6 x 24.7 cm; smallest: 13.5 x 13.5 cm.
$75.00
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Armistice Day RememberedBy Smacking the Wehrmacht Again
Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff.  Willi's wishful thinking issued in commemoration of Armistice Day ... New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1938 (copyright 1939). 8vo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). 34 pp.; illus.
$37.50
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Chapman's HomerClassicists' Provenance
Homer, & George Chapman, trans.  [The whole works of Homer; prince of poetts In his Iliads, and Odysses]. London: Printed [by Richard Field, William Jaggard, and Thomas Harper] for Nathaniell Butter, [1634?]. Folio (28.1 cm; 11.125"). [26], 341, [9]; [12], 195–349, 352–76, [2] pp. Lacks engr. t-p. and 5 blanks.
$9500.00
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Whatever You Do, REMEMBER THE SALOON KEEPER isAfter Your Children
Hulbert, J.O.  Collection of temperance postcards. Hyde Park, NY: A.T. Cook, [ca. 1900]. Oblong postcard (8.8 cm, 3.5"). 20 cards.
$200.00
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With an Early Engraving of the Virgin of Guadalupe
*&* Commentary on It
Bartolache [y Diaz de Posada], Jose Ignacio.  Manifiesto satisfactorio anunciado en la Gazeta de Mexico (Tom. I nm. 53) Opusculo guadalupano. Mexico: Imp. por D. Felipe de Ziga y Ontiveros, 1790. 4to. [7] ff., 105, [1 (blank)], 16 pp., [6] ff., 3 plts.
$1500.00
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Typeset in Scotland Printed in New York
Bible.   English. 1792. Authorized.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. New York: Printed & Sold by Hugh Gaine, 1792. 12mo (17 cm; 6.75"). [408] pp.
$775.00
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A Manual forCavalry, Dragoons, & Light Horse
Spain. Army.  Reglamento y ordenanza de S.M. para el exercicio, evoluciones, y maniobras de la cavalleria, y dragones montados de sus exercitos, y otros puntos relativos al servicio de estos cuerpos. Madrid: En la Imprenta de Pedro Marin, [1774]. Small 8vo (15 cm; 6"). [4 (including initial blank)] ff., 182 pp.
$1450.00
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“A Treaty Was Made & Concluded at Fort Sully”
United States.  Treaties, etc. 1865–1869 Johnson.  Treaty between the United States of America andthe Sans Arcs band of Dakota or Sioux Indians. Concluded October 20, 1865. Ratification advised, with amendment March 5, 1866. Proclaimed March 17, 1866. [Washington: publisher not identified, 1866]. Folio (31.4 cm; 12.375"). 6, [2] pp.
$600.00
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ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA
Presaging the Martial Law Soon to Come?
Stockton, Robert F., Commodore.  Document. “Address to the People of California.” [Monterey]: no date [29 July 1846]. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.375"). [4] pp.
$45,000.00
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With a Large Woodcut of the Seal ofWilliam the ConquerorInteresting Provenance
Eadmer.  Eadmeri monachi cantuariensis Historia novorum, sive sui saeculi libri VI res gestas (quibus ipse non modò spectator diligens sed comes etiam & actor plerunq[ue] interfuit) sub Guilielmis I & II & Henrico I Angliae regibus ab anno nempè Salutis MLXVI ad MCXXII potissimùm complexi. In lucem ex Bibliotheca Cottoniana emisit Ioannes Seldenvs, & notas porrò adjecit & spicilegium. Londini: Typis & impensis Guilielmi Stanesbeij, ex officinis Richardi Meighen & Thomae Dew, 1623. Folio (33 cm; 13"). [4 (including initial blank!)] ff., xvi, 218 pp., [1 (blank)] f.; illus.
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“A Conference between Three Brothers, aCatholic, Protestant, & Presbyterian
[Manning, Robert].  A plain and rational account of the Catholic faith: or, the sum of a conference between three brothers, a Catholic, Protestant, and Presbyterian ... First American edition, revised and corrected from the seventh Dublin edition [ed. by Bishop James Sheil]. Albany: Pr. by Ryer Schermerhorn, 1814. 8vo. 314 pp., [3] ff.
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Chicanery & Deception
Myers, Robin, & M. Harris.  Fakes and frauds: Varieties of deception in print and manuscript. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2006. 12mo. xi, [1], 144 pp.
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By a FranciscanPROTESTANT?
Ochino, Bernardino.  Liber de corporis Christi praesentia in Coenae Sacramento ... cui adiunximus eiusdem authoris Labyrinthos de diuina praenotione, & libero seu seruo hominis arbitrio. Basileae: [apud Petrum Pernam, 1561 or 1563]. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6") 2 pts. in 1 vol. I: A–R8; [2] ff., 261, [1 (blank)] pp., [3 (2 blank)] ff. II: a–t8u4; [4] ff., 301 [i.e., 299], [1 (blank)] pp., [2 (1 blank)] ff.
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Makes the Weak StrongPeculiar to Itself
C.I. Hood & Co.  Hood's pansy. Lowell, MA: C.I. Hood & Co., [ca. 1890]. 16mo (10.5 cm, 4.2"). [16] pp.; illus.
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The Ancient Word in a Stylish New FormatGET THE BEST
“The Fastest Selling & Most Desirable Edition Now in the Market”
J.C. McCurdy & Company.   Broadside. Begins: Get the best! The comparative edition of the New Testament. [Philadelphia]: J.C. McCurdy & Co., [ca. 1881]. Folio (52 cm, 20.5"). [1] f.
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Sweet the Scene of Recollection”
Negus, Mary M.  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Mary M. Negus's album.” [Ohio]: 1835–43. Oblong 16mo (7.7cm, 3"). [106] pp.; 4 plts.
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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.
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After the (Premature?) Capture of MontereyA Personal & Significant
LETTER TO A WORRIED WIFE
Steuart, William.  Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Commodore [Thomas ap Catesby] Jones. George Town [Maryland, later incorporated into Washington, D.C.]: 1843. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). [2] ff.
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Biography of a Nice, ORDINARY Guy
(by anExtraordinary One)
Espinosa, Isidro Félix de.  El cherubin custodio de el arbol de la vida, la Santa Cruz de Queretaro. Vida del Ve. siervo de Dios Fray Antonio de los Angeles, Bustamante. Mexico: Por Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1731. 4to (20 cm; 7.75"). [12] ff., 216 pp., plt. ( port.).
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Limited EditionFrench Symbolist Essay
Gourmont, Remy de.  Le livret de l'imagier. Paris: Aux Éditions du “Sagittaire” chez Simon KRA, 1920. 16mo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). 49 pp.; illus.
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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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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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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.
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The Ancient CatacombsIllustrated
Bosio, Antonio; Paolo Aringhi, trans. & ed.  Roma subterranea novissima, in qua antiqua christianorum et praecipue martyrum coemeteria, tituli, monimenta, epitaphia, inscriptiones, ac nobiliora sanctorum sepulchra... Arnhemiae: Apud Joan. Fridericum Hagium, 1671. 12mo (13.3 cm, 5.25"). Add. engr. t.-p., [22], 630, [30 (index)] pp.; 41 fold. plts., 11 plts.
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For Ohio Housewives Interested in ReproducingWhite House Menus
Or Just in Fixing Some Stew
[Crowell, John S., ed.].  The standard cook book, for practical housewives. Springfield, OH: Mast, Crowell, & Kirkpatrick, 1894. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). 314 pp.; illus.
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Your “Spofford's” for 1843
Spofford, Thomas.  The United States farmers’ almanac, for the year of our Lord and Saviour 1843. ... Fitted to five different meridians; and calculated for the whole United States, the British provinces, and Texas. ... / By Thomas Spofford. [24 lines of verse]. Boston: Thos. Groom & Co., 1842. 12mo. 36 pp.
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One of theSpecial Copies
Goudy, Frederic W. The story of the Village Type by its designer .... New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1933. 8vo (23.4 cm, 9.25"). [6], 13, [15] pp.
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The Decree Freeing the Indians of the United Provinces:
In Spanish, Aymará, Quechua, & Guaraní
(Niños Expósitos Press)   Argentine Republic.   Laws, statutes, etc. 12 March 1813.  [drop-title] Decreto. La Asamblea general sanciona el decreto expedido por la Junta Provisional Gubernativa de estas provincias en 1.o de setiembre de 1811, relativo a la extincion del tributo, y ademas derogada la mita. [Buenos-Ayres: {Impr. de los Niños Expósitos}, 1813]. Folio (31 cm; 12.5"). [1] f. (printed on both sides).
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The Doves PressTennyson
Tennyson, Alfred.  Seven poems & two translations. Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1902. 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). 55, [1] pp.
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A BAROQUE BRASS BINDING
Goebel, Sebastian, & Johann Weinmann.  Frommer Christen Betendes Hertz und Singender Mund: Oder Vielvermehrtes Altdorffisches Bet- und Gesang-Büchlein. Darinnen Herrn D. Mart. Lutheri und anderer Gottseeliger Lehrer Andächtige Gebet und Geistreiche Lieder ... zu gebrauchen ... Mit einer Vorrede Herrn Johann Weinmanns der H. Schrifft Doctors Professors und Predigers zu Altdorff. Anjetzo mit gröberer Schrifft vielen schönen Gebeten Reimen Liedern und Kupffern gezieret [Sebastian Göbel]. Nürnberg: In Verlegung Christoph Endters, 1671. 12mo (15 cm; 6"). [2], [10] ff., 456 pp., 12 plts.
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HOPE that You Never Receive a Gift ofPenny Royal”!
Anonymous.  Language of flowers. London: Rock Brothers & Payne (Boot, printer, Dockhead), no date [ca. 1850]. Miniature (49 mm; 1.95"). 100 pp., [14] ff. (ads).
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