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(“A” is forAUNICUM). . . . Rosenbach, A.S.W.  Collection of items related to A.S.W. Rosenbach's collection of early American children's books, including Early American Children's Books. Portland, ME, & elsewhere: The Southworth Press & other publishers, 1809–1933. Sm. folio (28.5 cm, 11.22"). lix, [1], 354, [4] pp.; illus.
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An Elegant Production!
Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres.  Choix des mémoires de l’Academie Royale des inscriptions et belles-lettres. Londres: T. Becket & P. Elmsly, 1777. 4to (27 cm, 10.6"). 3 vols. I: [2], iii, [1], lx, 656 pp. (pagination skips 17–32, text uninterrupted). II: [2], iii, [1], ccviii, 495, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [2], iii, lxviii, [1], 696 pp.; 1 fold. plt., 2 plts.
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Barclay's SatyriconBeaufoy/Wolf Copy
Barclay, John.  Euphormionis Lusinini sive Joannis Barclaii Satyricon partes quinque cum clavi. Accessit conspiratio anglicana. Lugd. Batavorum: Elzevirios, 1637. 12mo (12.7 cm, 5"). 717, [1] pp.
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A Dramatic, Beautiful Bible & BCP Pairing
(A Drama-Associated Provenance, Also)
Bible.  English. 1775. Authorized (i.e., King James Version).   The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments; translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. Cambridge: Pr. by John Archdeacon, 1775–76. 4to in 8s (28.8 cm, 11.33"). Frontis., [639] ff. [with accompanying volume] The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England: Together with the psalter or psalms of David. Cambridge: Pr. by John Archdeacon, 1781. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.15"). [376] ff. [bound with] Vickers, William. A companion to the altar: Shewing the nature and necessity of a sacramental preparation, in order to our worthy receiving the holy communion. London: Pr. for Thomas Beecroft, 1783. Frontis., [2], [v]–55, [1 (adv.)] pp. (lacking half-title or initial blank?) [and with] Bible.  Psalms. English. Sternhold and Hopkins. The whole book of psalms, collected into English metre. Cambridge: Pr. by John Archdeacon, 1785. 8vo. [64] ff.
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An Arabic Bible Printed at Beirut
(Its Translator was a Rather Amazing Person)
Bible. Arabic. Van Dyck. 1913.  [four lines in Arabic romanized as] al-Kitāb al-Muqaddas, ay Kutub al-ʻAhd al-Qadīm wa-al-Ahd al-Jadīd. Wa-qad turjima min al-lughāt al-aṣlīyah, wa-hiya al-lughah al-Ibrānīyah wa-al-lughah al-Kaldānīyah wa-al-lughah al-Yunānīyah. [in Arabic: Beirut : The American Printing Press, 1913]. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.5"), 920, 295 pp.
$225.00
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The Reference Book forThe COUNTERCULTURE
Brand, Stewart, ed.  The next whole Earth catalog. Sausalito, CA: Point, 1980. Folio (36.5 cm, 14.4"). 608 pp.; illus.
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The InstitutesAn Early 17th–Century Edition
Calvin, Jean.  Institutio christianae religionis ... Quae ad superiores editiones hâc postremâ, omnium emendatissima locupletissimáque recèns additasunt, statim post ipsius authoris Praefationem ad Regem Christianiss. inserta ad lectorem admonitio breviter indicat. Genevae: Apud Iacobum Stoer, 1618. 8vo (20 cm, 7.87"). [16], 541, [85 (index)] ff.
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Portuguese Embroidered Binding A Lisbon Luxury Diario, 1816
Catholic Church.  Diario ecclesiastico para o Reino de Portugal, principalmente para a cidade de Lisboa, para o anno de 1816. Lisboa: Na Impressam Regia, [1815]. 16mo (10.2 cm, 4"). 176, [2 (blank)] pp.; 1 col. fold. map.
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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.
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Printed with Savile'sGreek “Silver Type”
Clement I, Pope.  [three lines in Greek, transliterated as] Klēmentos pros Korinthious epistolē protē. [then in Latin] Clementis ad Corinthios epistola prior. Oxonii: Iohannes Lichfield, 1633. 4to (21.3 cm, 8.4’’). [24], 76, [48], [2] pp.
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A German Family Arrives in California
& Joins the Gold Rush
Dietrich, Dr.; Leopold Wray, trans.  The German emigrants or Frederick Wohlgemuth's voyage to California. Guben: F. Fechner, [1852]. 16mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). [2], 39, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
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The Art of the Printed Book
Duncan, Harry.  Doors of perception: essays in book typography. Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1983. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.2"). [2], 99, [3] pp.
$150.00
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Written While in Exile from Ulm
Eberlin von Günzburg, Johann.  Die ander getrew vermanung Johannis Eberlin vonn Güntzburg n den rath der lobliche stadt Vlm war zunheme yn was vnsäglichen schaden sie gefürt seint von den weltverfürern den münchen/vnd wie mã solchem vbel entrynnen möge wilche auch andn stedten nützlich seyn kan. Erffurdt: [Johann Loersfeld], 1523. Small 4to (19 cm. 7.5"). [20] ff.
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Central American Criminal Law Code Printed in New York
El Salvador. Laws, statutes.  Código penal de la República del Salvador. Nueva York: Imprenta de Esteban Hallet, no. 107 calle de Fulton, 1860. 4to (32 cm, 12"). 81, [1] pp.
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Stamped in the Titular Metals
Ellwanger, George H.  In gold and silver. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1892. 12mo (17.1 cm, 6.73"). Frontis., illum. t.-p., viii, 156, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 8 plts., illus.
$55.00
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The Body & Soul A Poetic Vista
Fletcher, Phineas.  The Purple Island, or the Isle of Man: Together with Piscatorie eclogs and other poeticall miscellanies. Cambridge: Pr. by the Printers to the Universitie of Cambridge, 1633. 4to (18.3 cm, 7.2"). [14], 181, [3], 130, [2] pp.
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Literary Bad Boy Gets Cleaned Up;  Remains Popular
Franco, Niccolò; Girolamo Giovannini da Capugnan, ed.   Dialoghi piacevolissimi di Nicolò Franco da Benevento. Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1590. 8vo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). [8], 148 ff.
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GROTIUS in aContemporary Custom Binding
Grotius, Hugo.  De veritate religionis christianae. Lugduni Batavorum: Ex officina Ioannis Maire, 1640. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.92"). [8], 3–327 (i.e. 329: pagination 95/96 repeated), [7], 372 pp.
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The Ideal Prince NovelizedA Multi-Publisher Edition
Guevara, Antonio de.  L'Horloge des princes, avec le très renommé livre de Marc Aurèle, recueilly par don Antoine de Guevare ... traduict en partie ... par feu N. de Herberay ... et depuis reveu et corrigé nouvellement ... Paris: Chez Jean Borel, 1578. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). xxxii, 395, [1] ff.
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Exquisite Studies of Japan”Bruce Rogers Binding
Hearn, Lafcadio.  Kwaidan: Stories and studies of strange things. Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. (pr. by the Riverside Press), 1904. 12mo (19.1 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [14], 240, [2] pp.; 1 plt.
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The “Pelew Prince” & His Voyage to London
[Keate, George].  The history of Prince Lee Boo, son of Abba Thulle, king of the Pelew Islands. London: Thomas Hughes (pr. by Plummer & Brewis), 1824. 12mo (13.9 cm, 5.47"). 108, [2] pp.; 3 col. plts.
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HUMANISM & the Early Church
Laurentius Mellifluus?; St. Lawrence, bishop of Novara?   Sancti Laurentii presbiteri Novarum, scriptoris perantiqui, Homiliae duae. [Parisiis]: Prostant apud Michaelem Vascosanum, 1522. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.25’’). [31 of 32] ff., lacks final blank leaf (only).
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Celebrating250 Fine Books
Limited Editions Club.  Quarto-Millenary: The first 250 publications and the first 25 years 1929–1954 of the Limited Editions Club. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1959. Folio (31.6 cm, 12.45"). xiii, [5], 295, [3] pp.; illus.
$175.00
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The English Hermit in aNew Hampshire Edition
[Longueville, Peter].  The hermit: Or the unparalleled sufferings and surprising adventures of Philip Quarll, an Englishman. Exeter [NH]: Pr. by H. Ranlet for I. Thomas & E.T. Andrews, 1795. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.77"). Frontis., vi, [7]–263, [1] pp.
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AnUNRECORDED American Imprint?
Massachusetts. Treasury Office.  Broadside with manuscript completions, begins: Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Honorable Henry Gardner, Esq; treasurer and receiver-general of the said commonwealth. [blank] constable or collector of [blank] Greeting &c. By virtue of an act of the Great and General Court ... These are in the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to will and require you forthwith to collect all and every the sums ... Given under my hand and seal at Boston, the Twenty-fifth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty. [Boston: No publisher/printer, 1780]. Folio (41 x 33 cm, 16.5" x 13"). [1] p.
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Comely Shelf of Poetry Published by theElzevirs of Britain”
THE FOULIS PRESS
Milton, John; Alexander Pope; & Others.  Collection of English poets published by the Foulis Press. Glasgow: Robert & Andrew Foulis, 1769–74. Sm. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.875"). 34 vols. [pagination below].
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A Popular Tragedy, from the Bodoni Press
     (A Discrepancy in States, the AUTHOR's Fault??)
Monti, Vincenzo.  Aristodemo, tragedea. Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale, 1786. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.74"). Frontis., [10], 130, [2 (blank)] pp.
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Muy Rara”Otomí by a Native-Speaker
Neve y Molina, Luis de.  Reglas de orthographia, diccionario, y arte del idioma othomi. Mexico: Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1767. Small 8vo. [12] ff., 160 pp., engr. leaf of errata, lacks the engr. frontis.
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BILINGUAL KISSES
Nicolaius, Johannes Secundus.  Kisses: Being a poetical translation of the Basia of Joannes Secundus Nicolaius. London: Pr. by John Crowder, for J. Bew, 1790. 8vo (20 cm, 7.75"). [6], iv, 6, 17-252 pp., [1] f., plt. (without the added engr. title-leaf).
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AMERICA's TREES in Three Volumes131 Hand-Colored Plates
Unusual & Lovely Original Striped Bindings with
The West & Southeast Magnificently Represented
Nuttall, Thomas.  The North American sylva; or, a description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia not described in the work of F. Andrew Michaux ... in three volumes ...being the [fourth, fifth, and sixth volumes] of Michaux and Nuttall's North American Sylva. Philadelphia: Robert P. Smith (pr. by Kite & Walton), 1852–53. Tall 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.35"). 3 vols. I: xii, 12, 13*–15*, [1], 13–18, 19*–24*, [19]–136 pp.; 40 col. plts. II: 128 pp.; 50 col. plts. III: [2], 148, [4 (index)] pp.; 41 col. plts.
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Experiments in Printing SUBTLETY from the Perishable Press
Oppen, George.  Alpine. Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1969. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.7"). [16] pp.; illus.
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Early Thai GrammarFrom One of the First Presses in Thailand
Pallegoix, Jean Baptiste, Bishop of Mallos.  Grammatica linguae Thai. Bangkok: Ex typographiâ collegii Assumptionis B.M.V., 1850. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.5"). [1] f., 241, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (index)] f.
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Fine-Press Love Poems fromMedieval Andalusia
Parker, Margaret, transl.; Fredric Brewer, ed.  I am going to cry. Bloomington, IN: The Raintree Press, 1977. 4to (17.9 cm, 7.04"). [12] pp.; illus.
$35.00
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Never Throw Bread at Your Little Cousin Across the Table —
(You Might HIT MADAME on the NOSE)
A REVERSE Conduct Book
Plon, Eugène; Louis Maurice Boutet de Monvel, illus.  La civilité puérile et honnête expliquée par l'oncle Eugène. Paris: Plon-Nourrit et cie., [betw. 1896 & 1900]. Oblong 8vo (23 cm, 9.05"). 47, [3 (adv.)] pp.; col. illus.
$120.00
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FANCY!
Pope, Alexander.  The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with memoir, explanatory notes, etc. New York: Hurst & Co., [1890]. 8vo (19 cm, 7.48"). Frontis., 550 pp.
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Early 19th-Century German Treasury of
Handwritten Delights
(Pseudo-Book – Keepsakes).  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Souvenir.” 1815–18. Oblong box (11 cm, 4.33"). [~23] ff.; illus.
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On Native AmericansTheir Languages, Their Histories, & the
World They Inhabited
Rafinesque, C.S.  Ancient history, or Annals of Kentucky; with a survey of the ancient monuments of North America, and a tabular view of the principal languages and primitive nations of the whole earth. Frankfort, in Kentucky: Printed for the author, 1824. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25") iv, 39, [1 (blank) ] pp.
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A Lexiconic Oxymoron?A “Gigantic Abridgment”??
Scapula, Johann.  Lexicon Graecolatinum novum. In quo ex primitivorum & simplicium fontibus derivata atque composita ordine non minus naturali, quàm alphabetico, breviter & dilucidè deducuntur. Basileae: Per Sebastianum Henricpetri, [colophon: 1594]. Folio extra (35.5 cm; 13.75"). [11 (of 12)] ff., 1856 cols., [62] ff., 188 cols., [1] f.
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A Cookbook Collector's OwnPERSONAL Recipe Collection
Schofield, Eloise.  Manuscript on paper, in English. U.S.: [1950s–60s]. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). 59–181, [1] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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The Hour for Freedom &the Irish Republic Has Struck”
SINN FÉIN.  Broadside, begins: Can Ireland stand alone? Is she strong enough to set up as an independent nation? [Dublin: Sinn Fein], 1918. Oblong small 8vo (19 x 25.5 cm, 7.5" x 10"). [1] f.
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Like Father / Like Son
Strozzi, Tito Vespasiano; Ercole Strozzi; Aldo Manuzio.   Strozii poetae pater et filius. Parisiis: Ex officina Simonis Colinaei, 1530. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). [8], 256, [4] ff.
$2800.00
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In Its Time:   TeachingLetters & Patriotism Together
Now:  SHOWING USDUTCH DAILY LIFE, WORK,
& GENERAL INTERESTS, 1781.
[Swildens, Johan Hendrik].  Vaderlandsch A-B boek voor de Nederlandsche jeugd. Amsterdam: W. Holtrop, 1781. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.46"). [34], 58, [4] pp.; illus.
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First Printing Since 1609Handsomely Printed on the PASCOE Press
(Taller Martín Pescador).  Alemán, Mateo.  Elogio a la debida estimación de este libro y de su autor Luis de Belmonte Bermúdez ... [Tacámbaro de Codallos, Mexico: Taller Martin Pescador, 2019]. Small 4to (25.5 cm, 10.25"). [8] pp.
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Owned by (At Least) Two American Doctors
Trotter onNervous Diseases”
Trotter, Thomas.  A view of the nervous temperament; being a practical inquiry into the increasing prevalence, prevention, and treatment of those diseases commonly called nervous, bilious, stomach & liver complaints; indigestion; low spirits, gout, &c. Troy, NY: Wright, Goodenow, & Stockwell (colophon: Salem, NY: Pr. by J.P. Reynolds), 1808. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.89"). 338, [2] pp.
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Tideline Press: Deluxe Set, Signed & with Illumination
Wild, Peter; Elaine Scull, illus.  The island hunter trilogy: Pioneers, The Cavalryman, and The Island Hunter. [NY]: Tideline Press, 1976. Oblong 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 3 vols. Each [24] pp.; illus.
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Crazy Jane . . . a “Remarkably Fine” BEWICK Frontispiece
Wilkinson, Sarah Scudgell; Thomas Bewick, illus.  The history of Crazy Jane. Alnwick: W. Davison, 1818. 16mo (13.7 cm, 5.39"). 40 pp.; 4 plts. (incl. in pagination).
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A “Lovely Indian” Organizes a RESCUE
(Also “Lisette & Login”)
(Zoa).  The authentic history of Zoa, the beautiful Indian, (daughter of Henriette de Belgrave), and of Rodomond, an East-India merchant, whom Zoa releases from confinement and intended death, and with him escapes to England. London: Dean & Munday, [between 1808 and 1816]. 12mo (17.8 cm, 7"). Frontis., [3], 8–36 pp.
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