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Not ThatOther Netley Abbey
Keate, George.  Netley Abbey. An elegy...the second edition, corrected and enlarged. London: J. Dodsley, 1769. 4to ( 26.4 cm, 10.4"). 31, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking the half-title).
$250.00
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Life in aConceptionist Mexican Convent
Ladrón de Guevara, Baltasar.  Manifiesto, que el real convento de religiosas de Jesus Maria de Mexico, de el real patronato, sujeto a el orden de la purissima e immaculada concepcion, hace a el sagrado concilio provincial ... [Mexico City]: En la Imprenta de D. Felipe de Zuñiga y Ontiveros, 1771. Folio (28.9 cm, 11.4"). [1] f., 217, [1] p.
$1350.00
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A Little Manual . . . FIRST Designed for PRIVATE Use” of TWO PRINCESSES
Lake, Edward.  Officium eucharisticum. A preparatory service to a devout and worthy reception of the Lord's Supper. Dublin: Printed by and for Samuel Fairbrother, 1724. 12mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [4] ff., 176 pp.
$775.00
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French Astronomical EphemeridesTIME & Measuring It
Lalande, Joseph Jérôme le Français de.  Connoissance des temps, pour l'année bissextile 1768. Paris: De l'Imprimerie Royale, 1766. 12mo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). 280, [4 (contents)] pp.; 2 fold. plts.
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Getting the Bishop's PositionRIGHT
La Luzerne, César-Guillaume de.  Instruction donnée par M. L'évêque de Langres, aux curés, vicaires et autres ecclésiastiques de son diocèse, qui n'ont pas prêté le serment ordonné par l'Assemblée nationale. Paris: Guerbart, [1791]. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). 38, [2] pp.
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In the Spirit ofPeace & Brotherhood
Lamourette, Antoine-Adrien.  Instruction pastorale de M. L'évêque du département de Rhône et Loire, métropolitain du sud-est, a Mm. les curés, vicaires et fonctionnaires ecclésiastiques de son diocese. Lyon: Amable le Roy, 1791. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). 24 pp.
$95.00
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The Secret Is in Their EyesFive Volumes as Here BoundHundreds of Engravings
Including the work of Fuseli & Blake
Lavater, John Caspar.  Essays on physiognomy, designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind ... illustrated by more than eight hundred engravings accurately copied; and some duplicates added from originals. London: Printed for John Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street; H. Hunter, D.D. Charles's-Square; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache's-Row, Hoxton, 1789–98. 4to in 2's (34.1 cm, 13.4"). 3 vols. in 5. I: [11] ff., iv, [10], 281 pp. (i.e., 285); 15 plates. II, part 1: xii, 238 pp.; 45 plates. II, part 2: [3] ff., pp. [239]–444; 47 plates. III, pt. 1: xii, 252 pp.; 25 plates. III, pt. 2: [3] ff., pp. 253-437 (i.e., 181 pp.), [9] pp.; 42 plates.
$2500.00
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Printed inFrench & English
[La Ville, Jean-Ignace de]. Two memorials of the Abbé de la Ville, together with the French king’s declarations, transmitted by the said minister to the States General of the United Provinces; as likewise the answer of their high mightinesses to the said pieces, as contained in their resolution of the 7th of November N.S. 1747. London: E. Owen, 1747. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 70 pp.
$350.00
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Quaker Meditations A Neat Compendium
  Two Women in the Contents Womanly Provenance, Too
[Law, William]. An extract from a treatise on the spirit of prayer, or the soul rising out of the vanity of time into the riches of eternity. With some thoughts on war. Remarks on the nature and bad effects of the use of spirituous liquors. And considerations on slavery. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1780. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 84 pp. [bound with] Webb, Elizabeth. A letter...to Anthony William Boehm, with his answer. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1783. 44 pp. [with] [Benezet, Anthony].  In the life of the lady Elizabeth Hastings... [Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1784]. 8 pp.
$1100.00
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A Concise Overview for aVery Special Student Subset
Le Blond, Guillaume.  Abregé de geometrie à l'usage des pages de la Grande Ecurie du Roy. Où l'on donne ce qui est le plus nécessaire pour entrer dans l'étude des fortifications. Paris: Joseph Bullot & Jombert, 1737. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [4], 162, [6] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
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Le Démon de la Discorde”
Le Coz, Claude.  Lettre des évêques et prêtres assemblés a Paris en concile national, a leurs frères les évêques et prêtres résidens en France. Paris: L'Imprimerie-Librairie Chrétienne, 1797. 8vo (21 cm, 8.3"). 15, [1] pp.
$100.00
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People, Obey Your MinistersMinisters, Do Your Jobs
Le Coz, Claude.  Seconde lettre synodique du Concile national de France, aux pasteurs et aus fidèles, sur divers abus qui se sont introduits dans quelques paroisses. Paris: De l'Imprimerie-Librairie Chretienne, 1797. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 25, [1] pp.
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A Southerner Calls forABOLITION in 1767
[Lee, Arthur]. [drop-title] Extract from an address in the Virginia Gazette, of March 19, 1767. [Philadelphia?: Pr. by Joseph Crukshank?, 1780?]. Small 12mo. 4 pp.
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Swearing, Loyalty, & Hatred
L'église gallicane au clergé de l'église de Paris, ou lettre de plusieurs administrateurs de diocèses, sur la conduite d'une partie des oratoires de Paris, relativement au serment de haine a la royauté & d'attachement a la constitution de l'an 3. Bruxelles: 1797. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). 47, [1] pp.
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Ancient Dress.  51 Copper-Engraved Plates.
Lens, André Corneille.  Le costume ou essai sur les habillements et les usages de plusieurs peuples de l’antiquité, prouvé par les monuments. Liege: Aux dépens de l’auteur, chez J.F. Bassompierre, 1776. 4to (24.9 cm, 9.8"). xxxi, [1], 411, [1] pp.; 51 plts
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FIRST BIBLIOGRAPHY of AMERICANA (+)
León Pinelo, Antonio de.  Epítome de la bibliotheca oriental, y occidental, nautica, y geográfica ... Añadido y enmendado nuevamente en que se contienen los escritores de las Indias orientales, y occidentales, y reinos convecinos China, Tartaria, Japón, Persia, Armenia, Etiopía y otras partes. Madrid: En la oficina de Francisco Martinez Abad, 1737–38. Folio (30 cm; 11.75"). 3 vols. I: [71], [135], [27] ff. II: [221] ff. III: 202 pp.
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One Side (Entire) of anEnlightenment Debate
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim.  Anti-Goeze ... D.i. Nothgedrungener beytraege zu den Freywilligen beytraegen des hrn. past. Goeze. Braunschweig: [Waisenhausbuchhandlung], 1778. Small 8vo (17.5 cm; 7"). 11 numbers in one volume, each 16 pp.
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To Talleyrand, on Behalf ofthe Insulted Catholic Church
Lettre a M. Talleyrand, ancien evéque d'Autun, chef de la communion des Talleyrandistes, sur son rapport concernant l'admission égale & indéfinie de tous les cultes religieux. Paris: Chez les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1791. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). [2], 70 pp.
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The French Refugees Write Home
Lettre des prêtres Catholiques déportés, adressée à leurs bienfaiteurs. [1799]. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). 16 pp.
$75.00
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A Very Large University BroadsidePrinted on SILK
Linares Montefrio y Martinez, Evaristo.  Broadside. Begins, Excmo. domino ac semper domino meo, D. Josepho Moñino, comiti de Florida Blanca ... Exoptat hihi iam diu illuxit dies ... quo publicum oc non tantum mei in studiies, profectus, verum etiam grati animi significationes testimonium exhiberem. Toleti [i.e., Toledo]: apud Nicolaum de Almanzano, typographum universitatis, 1782. Folio (76 x 57 cm, 31" x 22.5" ). [1] p.
$5500.00
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PITT:  The “Late Great Commoner”
[Lloyd, Charles]. An examination of the principles and boasted disinterestedness of a late Right Honourable gentleman. In a letter from an old man of business, to a noble lord. London: J. Almon, 1766. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). 34, [2 (adv.)] pp. [bound with] Short considerations vpon some late extraordinary grants. And other particvlars of a late patriot’s condvct. London: J. Almon, 1766. [2], 5–31, [3 (adv.)] pp.
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Locke'sPersonal Correspondence
Locke, John.  Some familiar letters between Mr. Locke, and several of his friends. London: A. & J. Churchill, 1708. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). [4], 540 pp.
$1000.00
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