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One of the Scarcer Elzevir Works
Haestens, Hendrik van.  La nouvelle Troye ou Memorable histoire du siege d'Ostende. Le plus signalé qu'on ait veu en l'Europe. En laquelle sont descripts & naifvement representés en diverses figures, les assauts, deffenses, inventions de guerre, mines, contremines, retranchemens, combats par terre & par mer, & autres choses remarcables advenues de part & d'autre, avec ce qui s'est passé par chascun jour durant ledit siege depuis le 5 iuing 1601 iusqu'au 20 septemb. 1604 qu'elle fut renduë. Recoeuillie des plus asseurés memoires. A Leyde: Chez Loys Elzevier, 1615. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [4] ff., 293 [i.e., 297], [1] pp., 14 fold. plates, port., coat of arms.
$950.00
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With an Essay onRecovery from Small Pox
Hale, Matthew.  Several tracts. London: Printed by J. P[layford] for W. Shrowsbery, 1684. 8vo (17 cm, 6.7’’). Four parts in one, separate titles, signatures and pagination, [4], 49, [3] pp.; [6], 26 pp.; [2], 17, [1] pp.; [2], 37, [1] pp.
$750.00
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The Beckford & Durdans/Rosebery Copy
[Head, Richard].  Nugae venales, sive, thesaurus ridendi & jocandi. [bound with another, see below] Disputatio perjucunda qua probare nititur mulieres homines non esse. [The Hague: I. Burchornius, 1642]. 12mo (12 cm, 4.7’’). [4], 336, 48, 44 pp.  [also bound in] Acidalius, Valens. Disputatio perjucunda qua probare nititur mulieres homines non esse. Hagae-Comitatis: I. Burchornius, 1641. 12mo. 191, [1] pp.
$1250.00
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Sutton's Hospital inCharterhouse
    & The FamousCharterhouse School
Herne, Samuel.   Domus carthusiana: Or an account of the most noble foundation of the charter-house near Smithfield in London. Both before and since the Reformation. London: Pr. by T.R. for Richard Marriott & Henry Brome, 1677. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.2"). Frontis., [46], 287, [1] pp.; 2 plts.
$1500.00
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What Would Now Be Called aFeeler” or Heads-Up”?
Herrera y Cisneros, Gaspar de.  Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent On paper, in Spanish. Spain: 26 November 1612. Folio (30.8 cm; 12. 125"). [1] p., lacking the integral address leaf.
$100.00
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Respuesta
(Holy Roman Empire). Respuesta de su Magestad Imperial al manifiesto publicado por el Rey de Francia. Barcelona: Rafael Figuero, 1688. 4to. 12 pp.
$320.00

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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In Defense of theMasoretic Text
Hottinger, Johann Heinrich.  Exercitationes anti-Morinianae: De Pentateucho Samaritano, ejusque udentica authentia.... Tiguri: Joh. Jacobi Bodmeri, 1644. 4to (20.7 cm, 8.1"). [20], 116 pp. [with the same author's] Dissertatio historico-theologica de heptaplis parisiensibus ex pentateucho ita instituta.... Tiguri: Joh. Jacobi Bodmeri, 1649. 4to. [40] pp.
$550.00
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Islam  Judaism Christianity ETC.
Hottinger, Johann Heinrich.  Historia orientalis: quae, ex variis orientalium monumentis collecta.... Tiguri: Typis Joh. Jacobi Bodmeri, 1651. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [8] ff., 373, [1] pp., [11] ff.
$1375.00
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ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT
Ireland. Lord Lieutenant (1643-1647, Ormonde).  Articles of agreement, made, concluded, and agreed on, at Dublin, the eighteenth day of June, 1647. By and between the most Honorable James Lord Marq[uess] of Ormonde, of the one part; and Arthur Annesley Esquire, Sir Robert King knight, Sir Robert Meredith knight, Colonell Iohn Moore, and Colonell Michael Iones, commissioners from the Parliament of England, on the other part. Published by authority and command of the commissioners from the Parliament of England. London: Printed by William Bladen, 1647. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [1] f., 6 pp.
[SOLD]
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One of theFirst Two Books Printed at ETON
John, Mauropus, Metropolitan of Euchaita (active 11th century).   Joannis Metropolitani Euchaitensis versus iambici in principalium festorum pictas in tabulis historias atq[ue] alia varia compositi. Etonae: In Collegio Regali, excudebat [M. Bradwood for] Ioannes Norton, in Gr[a]ecis, &c. regius typographus, 1610. 4to (22.8 cm; 9"). [4] ff., 73, [1] pp., [4] ff.
$3500.00
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On the Dethroning ofJames II
Johnson, Samuel.  An argument proving, that the abrogation of King James by the people of England from the regal throne, and the promotion of the Prince of Orange, one of the royal family, to the throne of the kingdom in his stead, was according to the constitution of the English government, and prescribed by it. London: Printed for the author, 1692. Small 4to (20 cm; 8"). 62 pp., [1] f.
$350.00
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The Dispossesseds' Testimony . . .
Abstracted & Published
[Jones, Henry, et al.].  A remonstrance of divers remarkeable passages concerning the church and kingdome of Ireland, recommended by letters from the Right Honourable the Lords Justices, and Counsell of Ireland, and presented by Henry Jones Doctor in Divinity, and agent for the ministers of the Gospel in that kingdom, to the Honourable House of Commons in England. London: Pr. for Godfrey Emerson, & William Bladen, 1642. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [4] ff., 82 pp.
$1250.00
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Spanish StatecraftFirst English Appearance
Juan de Santa María, fray.  Christian policie: Or, the Christian common-wealth. London: Pr. by Thomas Harper for Richard Collins, 1632. 4to (22 cm, 8.6"). [18 of 19 (lacks blank {only}], 481, [1] pp.
$2850.00
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FromNew England to the NILE . . .
Considerable Caribbean Content
     
[Justel, Henri, ed.]   Recueil de divers voyages faits en Afrique et en l’Amerique, qui n’ont point esté encore publiez.... Paris: Louis Billaine, 1674. 4to (23.7 cm, 9.4"). á4ã4A–Z4Aa–Hh4 Ii2Kk4Ll21§–4§45§2 **A–**C4 a2b–g4 *A–*K4L2; [8] ff., 262, 35, [1 (blank)] 23, [1 (blank)], 49, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 81, [1 (blank)] pp., 3 fold. plans, 4 maps (3 fold.), 9 plts.
$6500.00
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In Latin, Printed at The Hague
(English English ENGLISH PROVENANCE)
Juvenalis, Decimus Junius, & Aulus Persius Flaccus.  D. Iun. Iuvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae. Hagae Comitum: Apud Arnoldum Leers, 1683. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). 189, [1 (blank)] pp.
$550.00
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