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 Greek Psalter Folio Letterpress Facsimile
Bible.   O.T. Psalms. Greek. 1812.  Psalterium graecum e codice MS. Alexandrino, qui Londini in Bibliotheca Musei Britannici asservatur, typis ad similitudinem ipsius codicis Scripturae fideliter descriptum. Londini: Ex prelo Ricardi Taylor et Socii, 1812. Folio (36 cm; 14.25"). xii pp., [32] ff. (facsimile), 18 pp.
$22,500.00
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An Underground Pamphlet Satirizing the World ofUnderground Pamphlets,
Their “Poets,” & Their Vendors
(Surreptitious Printing).  The dovvnefall of temporizing poets, unlicenst printers, upstart booksellers, trotting mercuries, and bawling hawkers. [London]: Printed merrily, and may be read unhappily, betwixt Hawke and Bussard [but really, J. Barker, printer, Great Russell street, Covent Garden., for J. Sturt], 1641 [i.e., ca. 1815]. Small 4to (20 cm; 7.75") bound in a tall 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). [1] f., 5, [1 (blank)] pp.
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Condensed Chronology ofREVELATION
Sherwin, William.  [drop-title] The Irenicon, or peaceable consideration of Christs peaceful kingdom on earth abridged, wherein are sometimes reprinted the most considerable matters, and sometimes the substance of others is pointed out in the latter printed parcels, with many useful additions and emendations, 1674. [London: 1674]. 4to (18.7 cm, 7.4"). 48 pp.
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A Pleasing Colines VolumeEditorial Work by Erasmus
& Binding by Lortic
Curtius Rufus, Quintus.  Quintus Curtius De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni. regis Macedonum. Parisiis: Apuvd Simonem Colinaeum, 1543. 8vo (16 cm; 6.25"). [6] ff., 354 pp.
$975.00
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Ashendene DanteVELLUM Proof Sheet
Dante Alighieri.  [La Divina Commedia.] A single vellum proof sheet from Lo Inferno. Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1902. Folio (39.3 x 27.9 cm; 15.5" x 11"). [1] f.
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Recovered from a Binding
Catholic Church.   Liturgy.  Manuscript on vellum, in Latin. France (Brittany?): ca. 1350(?). Folio (31 20 cm; 12.25" x 7.75" ). [1] f.
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Tarascan or Purepecha LanguageFrom the Hogal Press
Serra, Ángel.  Manual de administrar los santos sacramentos a los españoles, y naturales de esta provincia ... de Michoacan. Mexico: [Imprenta de] Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1731. Small 4to (20 cm; 8"). [6], 138 [i.e., 136 (135 & 136 omitted)], [4] ff.
$3250.00
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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.
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A.K.A. Four Poems”Hamady's Calligraphic Inscription
Olson, Toby.  Three & one. Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1976. 16mo (13.3 cm, 5.25"). [16] pp.; illus.
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CHIPEWYANLanguage of the Canadian Arctic
Bible.  N.T. Chipewyan. Kirkby. 1881.  [three lines in syllabic characters, the first two transliterated as] Chi gothi tostomomenti ... [then in English] The New Testament translated into the Chipewyan language by the Archdeacon Kirkby. London: Pr. for the British & Foreign Bible Society, 1881. Small 8vo (19 cm; 6.5"). 396 pp.
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RE: a Work in Progress, Signed by Sir Walter Scott & His Son-in-Law
Scott, Walter, & John Gibson Lockhart.  Autograph Letters Signed. [Edinburgh: ca. 1830]. 8vo (26.1 cm, 10.3"). [1] f.
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I Began to Take a More Exact Account”
Wesley, John.  An extract of the Rev. Mr. John Wesley's journals. Volume I. Philadelphia: Printed by Henry Tuckniss, no. 25, Church-Alley, and sold by John Dickins, no. 44, North Second Street, near Arch Street, 1795. 12mo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). [2], vi, 7–70, 75–316, [2] pp. (2 leaves of text lacking).
$500.00
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I'd Go Cross the Tisza” & Other SongsJANUS PRESS
Snodgrass, W.D.  Traditional Hungarian songs. Newark, VT: Pr. for Charles Seluzicki by the Janus Press, 1978. 8vo (29.6 cm, 11.7"). [24] pp.; col. illus.
$100.00
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Explaining Mass to a New Convert
Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne.  Explication de quelques difficultez sur les prieres de la messe, à un nouveau Catholique. Paris [i.e., La Haye]: La veuve de Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy; et se vend a la Haye, chez Adrian Moetjens, 1689. 12mo (13.8 cm, 5.4"). [10 (2 blank)] ff., 238 pp., [3 (2 blank)] 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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Words of Faith, inPewter-Covered Boards
Brooks, Phillips.  Brooks' addresses. [New York]: The Merriam Company, [1898]. 8vo (15.3 cm, 6"). 166, [2 (adv.)] pp.
$150.00
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Scotching Rumors of aFemale Pope
Scherer, Georg.  Trattato del R. Padre Giorgio Scherer ... Nel quale con uerissime ragioni proua non esser vero, che già sia stato in Roma vna Donna Pontefice. In Venetia: Appresso i Gioliti, 1586. 8vo (16 cm; 6.375"). [6], 48, [2] pp.
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Complementary Opposites.  At Least I Hope So.”  One of Fifty Copies Only
Tucker, Alan, & Morris Cox.  In line. Stroud; Gloucestershire: The Stilt Press [& The Gogmagog Press], 1988. Sm. 4to (26 cm; 10.25"). 2 vols. I: [10], 11–21, [4] pp.; illus. II: [11] ff.; illus.
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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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A Gift Book forWomen ofElevated Character”
Keese, John, ed.  The opal: A pure gift for the holy days. New York: J.C. Riker, [1846]. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). 304 pp.; 8 engr. plts., without the added engr. title-page.
$100.00
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Leeser's Hebrew Bible
Bible.  O. T. Hebrew. 1856.   [three words in Hebrew, romanized as] Torah, Nevi'im u-Khetuvim, [then] seu Biblia Hebraica secundum editiones Joh. Athiae, Joannis Leusden, Jo. Simonis aliorumque, imprimis Everardi van der Hooght, ... Henrici Opitii et Wolfii Heidenheim, cum additionibus clavique Masoretica et rabbinica Augusti Hahn. Philadelphiae: sumptibus Joannis W. Moore ... typis L. Johnson et Soc. Philadelphiae, 1856. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). xx, [2], 1416 pp.
$675.00
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Just the Facts, Sir”Just before Those 20's Began to “Roar”
Van Dyke, James Edward.  The investor's pocket manual. New York: The Financial Press, 1921. 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). 272 pp.
$500.00
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LEC A Wholly Admirable Human Being
Dostoevsky, Fyodor.  The idiot. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1956. Tall 8vo (29 cm, 11.4"). xiv, 560, [2] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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Inconstancy of ApostasyMultiple Metamorphoses
Nicholls [a.k.a., Niccols, Nicols], John.  A declaration of the recantation of Iohn Nichols (for the space almoste of two yeeres the Popes scholer in the Englishe seminarie or college at Rome) which desireth to be reconciled, and receiued as a member into the true Church of Christ in England ... London: Imprinted by Christopher Barker, 1581. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [98] ff.
$5750.00
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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.
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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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The State of a Significant Bishopric, POST-Revolution
A Two-VolumeFRENCH Sammelband
Du Trousset d’Héricourt, Bénigne-Urbain-Jean-Marie, Bishop of Autun.   [Mandements, etc.]. Autun: L'Imprimerie de Dejussieu, 1829–1852. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.7"). 2 vols. I: [~550] pp. II: [~500] pp.; various paginations.
$575.00
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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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The Farmer's Daughter of Essex
Penn, James.  Life of Miss Davis, the farmer's daughter of Essex, who was seduced by her lover... London: T. Hughes (pr. by G. Whiteman), [1802]. 12mo (16.7 cm, 6.6"). pp.; 1 plt.
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Rare, Early Puebla ImprintUnknown to Medina
Catholic Church. Liturgy & ritual.  Forma, qve se debe gvardar en el pararse, sentarse, hincar las rodillas, y inclinarse; asi en las missas solemnes, feriales, y rezadas: como tambien en las horas canonicas, en el coro; cforme al rito del ceremonial nuevo romano, mandado imprimir, con sus reglas por...Don Iuan de Palafox, y Mendoza. Puebla de los Angeles: Por el Bachiller Iuan Blanco Alcaçar, 1649. Small 4to. [6] ff. (last a blank).
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“A Rational Account of Our Own Doctrine in Opposition to Theirs”
Stillingfleet, Edward.  A rational account of the grounds of Protestant religion: being a vindication of the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury's Relation of a conference, &c. from the pretended answer by T.C. London: printed for H. Mortlock at the sign of the Phoenix in St. Paul's Church-yard, and the White-Hart in Westminster-Hall, 1681. Folio (32.1 cm; 12.75"). [22], 608 pp. (lacks the licence leaf).
$275.00
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Guid Auld Highland Whisky, O
The Scotch song-book, containing the following favourite songs... Newcastle & Hull: W. & T. Fordyce, [ca. 1835]. 12mo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). 24 pp.
$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.
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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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An Irish PlutarchIllustrated
Plutarch.  Plutarch's lives, in six volumes: Translated from the Greek, with notes, explanatory and critical, from Dacier and others. Dublin: J. Williams, 1769. 8vo (20.6 cm, 8.15"). 2 vols. (of 6). I: Frontis., vii, [17], xiii–lxiv, 382 pp.; illus. II: 468 pp.; illus.
$200.00
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My ExampleMay Warn Ye from Vice,
& My Fate Excite Ye to Virtue”
The history of Jane Shore. [London?: after 1821]. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.65"). 24 pp.
$125.00
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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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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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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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The Importance ofGoods Which Cannot Be Taken” When You Die
[Hughes, John, & John Arbuthnot].  Charon; or, the ferry-boat. A vision. Dedicated to the Swiss Count —. London: printed; and sold by W. Lewis near Covent-Garden, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows at the Black-Bull in Cornhill, J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, and A. Dodd at the Peacock without Temple-Bar, 1719. 8vo (18.8 cm; 7.375"). [12], 26 pp.
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Unusual STRIPED American BindingASpecial Occasion” Gift Book
Barton, Hemans, et al.  A parting gift to a Christian friend. Hartford: Brown & Parsons, 1846. 32mo (10.8 cm; 4.25"). [2 (blank)] ff., 192 pp., [2 (blank)] ff.
$250.00
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
$17,500.00
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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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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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