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Despite any entry just below, books of U.S. origin or interest are only lightly represented here, constituting as they do the majority of entries under the separate
AMERICANA TO 1820
section — which see .

Comely Shelf of Poetry Published by theElzevirs of Britain”
THE FOULIS PRESS
(A Classic “18C” Production).  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].
$6300.00
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How Dare Anyone! Question the Government's Judgment?
A. B.  The treaty of Seville, and the measures that have been taken for the four last years, impartially considered, in a letter to a friend. London: J. Roberts, 1730. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). 32 pp.
$175.00
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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.
$1250.00
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Defense of a Marian Cult
Alcocer, José Antonio.  Carta apologética a favor del título de Madre Santisima de la Luz, que goza la reyna del cielo Maria purísima señora nuestra, y de la imagen que con el mismo título se venera en algunos lugares de esta América. Mexico: por Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1790. Small 4to. [34] ff., xi [i.e., ix], [1 (blank)], 197, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacks engraved plate).
$500.00
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Beloved Reading & REMMEMBERANCE”
A Sentimentally Significant Copy

  See, its Loving PROVENANCE Notes
Allestree, Richard.  The whole duty of man, laid down in a plain and familiar way, for the use of all, but especially the meanest reader. London: Pr. by J. Leake for E. Pawlet, 1715. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). [4], xii, 503, [9] pp.; 2 plts.
$500.00
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Grammars & Language Studies
Alting, Jacob.  Jacobi Altingi ... Fundamenta punctationis linguae sanctae, cum necessariis canonum, locorum S. Scripturae & vocum irregularium indicibus. Francofurti ad Moenum: Sumptibus viduae beati Knochii et J.G. Eslingeri, 1746. 8vo (18 cm; 7.25"). 3 parts in 1 vol. I: [8] ff., 385, [1] pp., [3] ff., [1], 7 pp. [30], [24] ff. II: [2] ff., 122 pp. III: [8] ff., 31, [1], 32, 88, 57–176 pp.
$325.00
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Splendid Ceremony for a Sad Remembrance, with thePLATE
Alvitez, Alejo de.  Puntual descripcion, funebre lamento, y sumptuoso tumulo, de la regia doliente pompa, con que en la Santa Iglesia Metropolitana de la Ciudad de los Reyes, Lima, corte de la America Austral, mando solemnizar las reales exequias de la serenissima señora, la señora doña Mariana Josepha de Austria, reyna fidelissima de Portugal, y de los Algarves, el dia 15. de marzo de 1756. [Lima: Juan Jose Gonzalez de Cossio, 1757]. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 79, [1 (blank)], 80–237 pp., [4], [49] ff., fold. plate, illus.
$9975.00
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Expanded, Updated Irish EditionWith List of Subscribers
Andrews, George.  Reports of cases argued and adjudged in the court of King's Bench, in the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of King George the Second. Dublin: Henry Watts, 1791. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.2"). xxviii pp., [243] ff., xiv pp., [22] ff.
$675.00
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Defending theImmortality of the Soul
      & also the Necessity of a Revealed Religion
Anonymous.  Free thoughts upon the discourse of free-thinking. London: John Pemberton, 1713. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). [4], 68 pp.
$400.00
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The Dangers of BishopsThe Distractions of Literature?
Antiepiscopalian, An.  A letter, concerning an American bishop, &c. to Dr. Bradbury Chandler, ruler of St. John's Church, in Elizabeth-Town. In answer to the appendix of his appeal to the public, &c. [Philadelphia: William and Thomas Bradford?], 1768. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). 19, [1 (blank)] pp. (17/18 lacking).
$500.00
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A Spy Accuses an Archbishop of Heresy
Antraigues, Emmanuel Henri Louis Alexandre de Launai, comte d'.   Henri-Alexandre Audainel, (comte d'Antraigues) a Etienne-Charles de Lomenie, archevêque de Sens. Orléans: 1791. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). 34, [2 (blank)] pp.
$125.00
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A Lotta Moneyon the Line
Arias de Saavedra, Francisco.  Manifestacion de los derechos de la menor dona Grimaneza de la Puente en el juicio que en segunda instancia; ha promovido en esta real audiencia, con el Señor Marques de Corpa oydor de ella: sobre el entero de la dote de la Marquesa de la Puente su hija finada, para que se reforme la sentencia de vista declaratoria de la simulacion del instrumento dotal. Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos, 1793. Small 4to (21 cm; 8.25"). [3] ff., 175, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (errata)] f.
$475.00
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Looking atTithes from Both Sides
[Arnall, William]. The second part of the case of tythes; containing animadversions on a reverend prelate’s remarks upon the bill now depending in Parliament...to which are prefix’d the reverend prelate’s remarks. The third edition, with additions. London: J. Peele, 1731. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). 32 pp.
$425.00
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The Indians of Tacubaya STILL Paying Tribute to aMOCTEZUMA in the 1720s
Arnedo de Marín, Ambrosio.  Manuscript, signed: “Tres quentas de cargo y datta, desde 1o de maio de 1726, hasta fin d agosto de 1728. Que son dos anos y un tercio de obra.” Mexico: 1727–28. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). 48 pp.
$3800.00
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Translated Asgill”Strikes Back
[Asgill, John]. Mr. Asgill’s defence upon his expulsion from the House of Commons of Great Britain in 1707. With an introduction, and a postscript. London: A. Baldwin, 1712. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). 87, [1] pp.
$200.00
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A Dobson Printing ofAsplund's Annual Register
Anti-Slavery Content
Asplund, John.  The annual register of the Baptist denomination, in North-America; to the first of November, 1790. Containing an account of the churches and their constitutions, ministers, members, associations, their plan and sentiments, rule and order, proceedings and correspondence. Also remarks upon practical religion. [Philadelphia: Pr. by Thomas Dobson, 1792]. Small 4to. iv, 5-57, [1], 69-70 pp.
$650.00
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Signatures of theFamous & Obscure
 (Autographs in Abundance).  Collection of signatures of notable and lesser Mexicans of the colonial era and first three quarters of the 19th century. Mexico: 1646 to ca. 1880. Various small sizes.
$2250.00
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UNexpurgated by the Mexican Inquisition
  MS Notes in NAHUATL in Addition
Avila, Francisco de.  Arte de la lengua mexicana, breves platicas de los mysterios de n. santa fee catholica, y otras para exortacion de su obligacion a los indios. Mexico: Por los herederos de la Viuda de Miguel de Ribera Calderon, 1717. 12mo. [13], 36, [1] ff.
$9975.00
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