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Defending John Frederick of Saxony & Landgrave Philip of Hesse
[Major, Georg].  Ewiger, Göttlicher, Allmechtiger Maiestat Declaration. Wider Kaiser Carl, Künig zü Hispanien etc., vnd Bapst Paulum den dritten. [Wittenberg: Josef Klug, 1546]. 4to (18 cm, 7.125"). [56] pp.
$925.00
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AHumanist Printer's Work on Roman Law
Manuzio, Paolo.  Antiquitatum romanarum Pauli Manutii liber de legibus. Index rerum memorabilium. Venetiis: Aldus, 1557. Chancery folio (31 cm, 12.25"). [4], lxxx, [2] ff.
$2250.00
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Obscure Turcicum
Marcellus, Christopher.  In quarta Lateranen[sis]. Concilii sessione habita oratio. iiii. Idus Deceembris M.D.XII. [colophon: Rome: Impressum ... per Iacobum Mazochium, 1513]. 4to (20.4 cm, 8.125"). [10] ff.
$850.00
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King-Killing isNOT to Be Indulged In
[Masson, Jean Papire]. Ad Franc. Hotomani Franco-galliam Antonii Matharelli...responsio. Lutetiæ: Ex off. Federici Morelli, 1575. 8vo. A–L8; 163, [1] pp., [6] ff.
$950.00

A Good BAV Title Macclesfield Provenance
Mela, Pomponius.  Pomponii Melae De orbis situ libri tres, accuratissime eme[n]dati. Lutetiae Parisiorum: [Chrétien Wechel], 1530. Folio (34 cm; 13.25"). [14] ff., 196 p., [1] f., [28] ff. (without the fold. map, if one was actually issued with it).
$1450.00
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A Very Early Mexican Notarial Form
Ocharte before 1565
Mexican notarial form.  Carta de poder. [Mexico: Pedro Ocharte, before 9 October 1565]. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.5"). [1] f.
$2200.00
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Ocharte Job Printing Using Roman Type
Mexican notarial form.  Carta de poder. [Mexico: Pedro Ocharte, before 15 March 1590]. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.5"). [1] f.
$1875.00
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A BALLI-Printed Broadside — A Mexican INCUNABLE
Notarial form.  Carta de poder. [Mexico: Pedro Balli, before 14 September 1590]. Folio. [1] f.
$1875.00
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Not in BAV An Americanum Nonetheless
Mocenigo, Andrea.  ...Bellum cameracense. [colophon: Venetiis: per Bernardinum Venetum de Vitalibus, 1525. Small 8vo (15.3 cm; 6"). [188] ff.
$1750.00
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Uncommon Poem Dedicated toPope Julius III
Modesti, Publio Francesco. P. Francisci Modesti Saludeciensis canonici arimini. De opificio dei opusculum. Rimini (Impress. in Inclyta urbe Arimino): in Officina Erasmi Virginei, 1552 [Iulli. III. Pont. Max. Anno. III.]. 4to (19.4 cm; 7.625"). 16 ff.
$750.00
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First Edition Full of Facts & Fantasy
Mori, Ascanio de.  Prima parte delle novelle di Ascanio De'Mori da Ceno. Mantova: Per Francesco Osanna, 1585. 4to (20.5 cm, 8"). [8], 139, [1] pp.
$3000.00
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He Wrote Beautiful Latin & He Found Protection in the Vatican
Muret, Marc-Antoine [a.k.a. Muretus].  Variarum lectionum libri XV ... accesserunt hac editione hymni sacri, & varia eiusdem auctoris poëmata. Lugduni [i.e., Lyon]: Apud haered. Gulielmi Rovillii, 1594. 16mo (12.1 cm, 4.76"). 621, [67] pp., final leaf blank; 62, [26] pp., final leaf blank.
$700.00
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Anti-CatholicNow in English!
Naogeorg, Thomas; Barnabe Googe, trans.; Robert Charles Hope, ed.   Reprint of The Popish Kingdome or Reigne of Antichrist. London: Imprinted at the Chiswick Press ... by Charles Whittingham & Co. for the editor ... and sold by Wm. Satchell & Co., 1880. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). xviii pp., [5], 60 ff., [1], 62–74 pp.
$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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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.
$2875.00
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Uncommon Then & Now
Parabosco, Gerolamo.  Il Viluppo, comedia nova. In Vinegia: Appresso Gabriel Giolito de'Ferrari, 1567. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). 59, [1] ff.
$450.00
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Comedias  
Parabosco, Girolamo. L’hermafrodito. Comedia... di nuovo ricorretta e ristampata. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1560. (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 48 ff. [bound with the same author’s] Il Marinaio. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1560. 59 ff. (lacking ff. 2 & 3, and final blank). [with] Il viluppo. Comedia nova....Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1568. 59, [1] ff. [with] Il pellegrino. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1560. 36 ff.
$600.00
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Pleasing Provenance & Woodcut Illustrations
Petrarca, Francesco [i.e., Petrarch]; Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo, commentator.   Il Petrarcha con la spositione di M. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo. [colophon: In Venetia: per Domenico Giglio, 1553]. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). 2 vols. in 1. [94], 346 pp.; illus.
$1650.00
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Neoplatonic Creationism
Philoponus, Joannes Grammaticus.  ... In Procli Diadochi duo de viginti argumenta De mundi aeternitate. Opus varia multiplicique philosophiae cognitione refertum. Lugduni: [colophon: Nicolaus Edoardus Campanus], 1557. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.15"). ab4a–z6A–B6 (-B6); 295, [3 (blank)] pp. (lacking final blank f.)
$1700.00
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Renaissance HUMANIST Study ofChurch History
Platina, Bartolomeo.  Bap. Platinae, cremonensis, opus de vitis ac gestis summorum pontificum. Coloniae: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1562. Folio (29.1 cm, 11.5"). [10] ff., 385 pp. [i.e., 399], [1] p.; 98 pp., [13] ff.
$500.00
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Renaissance Humanist Study ofChurch History (2)
Platina, Bartolomeo.  Historia B. Platinae de vitis pontificum romanorum. Coloniae: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1568. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [24], 454 [i.e., 464], [2], 469–565 [i.e., 535], [1], 98, [2], [32 (index)], 28, 31, [17], 144 [i.e., 146] pp. (pagination erratic).
$975.00
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