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The Boise Penrose Copy
Daniel, Samuel.  The collection of the history of England. London: Printed [by Nicholas Okes] for Simon Waterson, 1626. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.5"). [4] ff., 222 pp. (without imprimatur and dedication leaves).
$975.00
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Remonstrant Opera Elzevir Folio
De Courcelles, Étienne.  Stephani Curcellaei opera theologica, quorum pars praecipua institutio religionis Christianae. Cum indicibus necessariis. Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elservirium, 1675. Folio (31 cm, 12.2"). [18] ff., 1028, [34] pp.
$975.00
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TrulyCLASSIC in Its Field: MAGIC
Del Río, Martin Antoine.  Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, et uanarum superstitionum confutatio, utilis theologis, iurisconsultis, medicis, philologis. Moguntiae: Apud Joannem Albinum, 1603. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). [12 ff.], 276 pp., [8] ff.; [2 ff.], 268 pp., [10], [2] ff., 250 pp., [5] ff. (without the folding table in book II).
$5000.00
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SpanishSUPREME COURT Law
Diez Noguerol, Pedro.  Allegationes juris, in quibus quamplurimae quaestiones summè necessariae, in Supremae Hispaniarum Curiae Tribunalibus desceptae, ad praxim usumque forensem spectantes enucleantur. Lugduni: Sumptibus Petri Borde, Joannis Arnaud, Petri Arnaud, 1693. Folio extra (35 cm; 13.75"). [6] ff., 398 pp., [38] ff.
$750.00
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Notes on theLife & Death of Jesus
Drexel, Jeremias.  Deliciae gentis humanae Christus Iesus, nascens, moriens, resurgens, orbis amori propositus: Ser[enissi]mo utriusq[ue] Bauarie duci S.R.I. Archidapif[ero] Electore Maximiliano et ser[enissi]ma coniuge Maria Annae Austriacae inscriptus & consecratus. Antverpiae: Apud Viduam Ioannis Cnobbari, 1639. 12mo (12.9 cm; 5.125"). [24], 390, [20], 478 pp.
$375.00
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“A True Relation of Every Dayes Proceeding”
England & Wales.  Parliament. Proceedings. 1628.  The diurnall occurrences of every dayes proceeding in Parliament since the beginning thereof, being Tuesday the twentieth of Ianuary, which ended the tenth of March. Anno Dom. 1628. With the arguments of the members of the House then assembled. London: Pr. by R.H. for William Cooke, 1641. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [2], 77, [1] pp.
$800.00
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BIBLIOGRAPHICALLY INTERESTING, ALSO
England & Wales.  Parliament.  An ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for giving power to all the classicall presbyteries within their respective bounds to examine, approve, and ordaine ministers for severall congregations. London: Pr. for John Wright, 1645. Small 4to. [1] f., 6 pp.
$450.00

Back & Forth: The Exclusion Crisis
England & Wales. Parliament. House of Commons.  The humble address of the House of Commons, presented to His Majesty, upon Tuesday the 21th. day of December, 1680. In answer to His Majesties gracious speech to both houses of Parliament, upon the 15th. day of the same December. London: John Wright & Richard Chiswell, 1680. Folio (27.1 cm, 10.75"). [4], 133–43, [1] pp. [with] England & Wales. Sovereign (1660–1685: Charles II). His Majesties declaration to all his loving subjects, touching the causes & reasons that moved him to dissolve the two last parliaments. London: Pr. by the assigns of John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, & Henry Hills, 1681. Folio. 10, [2] pp.
$675.00
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A Counterfeit Edition / A Sophisticated Copy / A FANTASTIC STORY
Enríquez Gómez, Antonio.  El siglo pitagorico, y Vida de don Gregorio Guadañia. [Spain]: publisher not identified, [1682; really ca. 1699]. 4to (20 cm; 8). [4] ff., 292 [i.e., 308] pp.
$1200.00
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Epicurus in ENGLISH, Beautifully Bound by theQueens' Binder B
Epicurus.  Epicurus's morals, collected partly out of his own Greek text, in Diogenes Laertius, and partly out of the Rhapsodies of Marcus Antoninus, Plutarch, Cicero, & Seneca. And faithfully Englished. London: H. Herringman at the Blew Anchor..., 1670. 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). Frontis., [18] ff., 201, [1] p.
$3800.00
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Whoa! Hold on There! Just One Darn Minute!
Episcopal Church in Scotland.  The declinator and protestation of the archbishops and bishops, of the Church of Scotland, and others their adherents within that kingdome, against the pretended generall Assembly holden at Glasgow Novemb. 21. 1638. London: Pr. by John Ravvorth, for George Thomason & Octavian Pullen,, 1639. Small 4to. [1] f., 33, [1 (blank)] pp.
$750.00
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The History of Rome In Greek AND Latin
Eutropius.  Eutropii Breviarium Romanae historiae ab vrbe condita usque ad Valentinianum & Valentem Augustos cum metaphrasi Graeca Paeanii. Christophorus Cellarius, Smalcaldiensis, recensuit, notis, atque indicibus locupletauit. Cizae (i.e., Zeitz): Sumtu. Io. Bielckii, bibliopolae Ien. Typis Fridemanni Hetstedii, 1678. 8vo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). [42], 263, 268–74, 42, [26] pp. Lacks printed t-p & two endpapers.
$300.00
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17th-Century Instruments ofMass Destruction & MAYHEM
Fernández de Medrano, Sebastián.  El perfecto artificial, bombardero y artillero, que contiene los artificios de fuegos marciales, nuevo uzo de bombas, granadas, y practica de la artilleria, y mosquete, &c. Brusselas: En casa de Lamberto Marchant, 1699. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [8] ff., 66 [i.e., 196] pp., [2] ff. (index), 9 fold. plates.
$2200.00
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The Great Puritan: His Wars & Politics
Fletcher, Henry.  The perfect politician: or, A full view of the life and actions (military and civil) ofO. Cromwel.  Whereunto is added his character; and a compleat catalogue of all the honours conferr’d by him on several persons. London: printed by J. Cottrel, for William Roybould at the Unicorn, and Henry Fletcher at the three Gilt Cups in St Paul’s Church-yard, 1660. Small 8vo (13.5 cm; 5.25"). [4] ff., 459 [i.e., 359, [1] pp., port. in facsimile.
$750.00
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Gruesome Deaths, Horrible Tortures, Painful Fascination
Foxe, John, & Samuel Foxe.  Acts and monuments of matters most special and memorable, happening in the church, with a universal historie of the same. Wherein is set forth at large, the whole race and course of the church, from the primitive age to these later times of ours, with the bloody times, horrible troubles, and great persecutions against the true martyrs of Christ, fought and wrought as well by heathen emperors, as now lately practiced by Romish prelates, especially in this realme of England and Scotland. Now again, as it was recognised, perused, and recommended to the studious reader. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1641. Large folio. 3 vols. I: Engr. frontis. port., [74] ff., 1033 [i.e. 1023], [1] p., [2] ff. of plates (one large, engr. folding). II: [19] ff., 788 [i.e., 786] pp., [1] f. (fold. plate). III: [2] ff., 1030 [i.e., 1020] pp., [7] ff., 106 [i.e., 108] pp., [48] ff., [2] ff. of plates. (Without the half-titles).
$7500.00
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The Ill-Fated Scots Colony atDarien
Foyer, Archibald, supposed author.  A defence of the Scots settlement at Darien. With an answer to the Spanish memorial against it. And arguments to prove that it is the interest of England to join with the Scots, and protect it. To which is added, a description of the country, and a particular account of the Scots colony. No place [Edinburgh?]: No publisher/printer, 1699. Small 4to (20 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 60 pp.
$1250.00
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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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Revising theRules of Conduct & Administration
Franciscans.  Provincia de San Diego de México.  Constituciones de la Provincia de San Diego de Mexico de los Menores Descalços de la mas estrecha observancia regular de N.S.P.S. Francisco en esta Nueva-España. México: Por los Herederos de la viuda de Francisco Rodriguez Lupercio, 1698. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [18], 263, [16] ff.
$3250.00
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17th-Century FRENCH Politics
(“François, que faites-vous?”).  Anonymous.   [drop-title] Cassandre françoise. [Paris: 1615]. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). 22, [2 (blank)] pp.
$750.00
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HOW the ChristiansLost All in Palestine”
Fuller, Thomas.  The historie of the holy warre ... the second edition.  Cambridge: Pr. by R. Daniel for Thomas Buck, 1640. Folio (27.7 cm, 10.9"). Add. engr. t.-p., [16], 286, [30] pp.; 1 fold. map.
$1275.00
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Petites Histoires” with SPIRIT
Furetière, Antoine.  Furetieriana ou les bons mots, et les remarques d'histoire, de morale, de critique, de plaisanterie, & d'erudition, de Mr. Furetiere. Brusselle: François Foppens, 1696. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.55"). Frontis., [6], 267, [13 (index)] pp.
$450.00
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Literati Literature
Gaddi, Jacopo.  Adlocutiones, et elogia exemplaria, cabalistica, oratoria, mixta, sepulcralia. Florentiae: Typis Petri Nestei, ad signum solis, 1636. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.34"). [2] ff., 187, [1] pp. [with the same author's] [Corollarium poeticum]. [Florence: Pietro Nesti, 1636]. 118, [2] pp. (probably lacking first two preliminary leaves).
$650.00
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DIFFERENCES Between France & Spain
  & Frenchmen & SpaniardsIn ITALIAN
García, Carlos.  Antipatia de francesi e spagnuoli. Venetia: Presso Cristoforo Tomasini, 1640. 12mo. 216 pp.
$475.00
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Polenta before It Was Made withTurkey Wheat”
& Woodcuts from theMoretus Press
Gerard, John.  The herball, or, General historie of plantes. London: Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton & Richard Whitakers, 1636. Large folio (35.5 cm; 14"). [19 of 20] ff., 1630 [i.e., 1634] pp., [24 of 25] ff. (without the initial and final blank leaves).
$13,500.00
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Geree'sFIRST Vindication Infant-baptisme
Geree, John.  Vindiciae paedo-baptismi: Or, a vindication of infant baptism, in a full answer to Mr. Tombs his twelve arguments alleaged against it in his Exercitation, and whatsoever is rational, or material in his answer to Mr. Marshals Sermon. London: Pr. by John Field for Christopher Meredith, 1646. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [8], 71, [1] pp.
$800.00
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Geree on Infant Baptism Again: A Vindication of His Vindication
Geree, John.  Vindiciae vindiciarum: Or, a vindication of his Vindication of infant-baptisme, from the exceptions of M. Harrison, in his Poedo-baptisme oppugned, and from the exceptions of M. Tombes, in his chief digressions of his late Apology, from the manner to the matter of his treatises. London: Pr. by A.M. for Christopher Meredith, 1647. 4to (19.2 cm, 7.5"). [6], 42 pp.
$850.00
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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.
[SOLD]
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Protestant Apologetics
Grotius, Hugo.   De veritate religionis christianae. Lugduni Batavorum: Ioannis Maire, 1640. 12mo (12.7 cm, 5"). [8], 33–27, [7], 372 pp.
$675.00

Famous Epistolary
Grotius, Hugo.  Epistolae quotquot reperiri potuerunt; in quibus praeter hactenus editas, plurimae theologici, iuridici, philologici, historici, & politici argumenti occurrunt. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex typographia P. & I. Blaeu ... apud Wolfgang, Waasberge, Boom, à Someren & Goethals, 1687. Folio (37.5 cm, 14.76"). [4] ff., 977, [2] pp.
$1600.00
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Fate & Fatalism
Grotius, Hugo.  Philosophorum sententiae de fato, et de eo quod in nostra est potestate. Amsterodami: Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1648. 12mo (12.7 cm; 5"). [4] ff., 384 pp.
$450.00
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“The Queen Is Not . . . Any Way Concerned in the Murder of the King”
Guilford, Francis North.  The examination of Captain William Bedlow, deceased, relating to the Popish Plot. London: Printed by the assigns of John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills , 1680. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.25"). 16 pp.
$225.00
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You Had Certain Rights . . .
Guzman, Alonso de (a.k.a., Guzman Genze, Alonso de).   Tractatus de evictionibus ... Omnibus quidem juri operam damtibus, tam in theorica, quam in praxi perutilis, et non minus judicibus, quàm advocatis valdè neccesarius. In quo non tatum quaestionum practicarum in jure civili, & canonico repertarum resolutiones spectantes, sed etiam omnem huius curiae cernere licet. Matriti: apud viduam Ildephonsi Martin, expensis Dominici Goncalez, 1629. Folio (27 cm; 10.5"). [4], 310, [32] ff.
$900.00
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