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A Classic Dictionary
Nebrija, Elio Antonio de.  Dictionarium emendatum, auctum, locuplectatum.... Matriti [i.e., Madrid]: apud Josephum de Urrutia, MDCCLXL [i.e., 1790]. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.25"). I: [3] ff., 851, [1 (blank)] pp. II: 672 pp.
$725.00
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Translated byMary Wollstonecraft
Necker, Jacques.  Of the importance of religious opinions. Translated from the French of Mr. Necker. Boston: From the press of Thomas Hall; sold by Thomas and Andrews, William P. Blake, David West, and John West, 1796. 12mo (17.9 cm; 7"). 230, [2] pp.
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Saving the Souls of the Rich viaCHARITY
Nelson, Robert.  An address to persons of quality and estate ... To which is added, an appendix of some original and valuable papers. [with another related title, as below]. London: A. & G. Way, prs., 1715. 8vo (21.9 cm, 8.6"). Frontis., xxxi, [1], 267, [1], 55, [7] pp. [with] A poem in memory of Robert Nelson Esquire. London: Pr. by Geo. James for Richard Smith, at Bishop Beveridge’s-Head, 1715. 8vo. 21, [3] pp.
$675.00
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Muy Rara”Otomí by aNative-Speaker with the FRONTISPIECE!
Neve y Molina, Luis de.  Reglas de orthographia, diccionario, y arte del idioma othomi. Mexico: Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1767. Small 8vo (14.5 cm, 5.75". Frontis., [2] ff., 160 pp., engr. leaf of errata.
$5500.00
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Making NOTARIES Help withSales Tax Collection
New Spain.  Viceroy (1789–94, Revillagigedo).  Broadside, begins: “Don Juan Vicente de Guemez ... virrey, gobernador y capitan general de Nueva España ... Conforme a la ley 19. tit. 8. lib. 8 de la Recopilacion de Indias deben los escribanos.... [colophon: Mexico: No publisher/printer, 28 May 1791]. Folio extra (42 cm; 16.5"). [1] p.
$825.00
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Investigating His Predecessor, Learning the Tricks ofCorruption
New Spain.  Viceroy (1794–98, Branciforte).  Broadside. Begins: Miguel la Grua Talamanca y Branciforte ... marqués de Branciforte ... Con fecha de 19 de marzo ultimo me ha comunicado el ... Senor D. Eugenio de Llaguno, la real orden del tenor siguiente ... [in text, Mexico: 30 December 1794. Folio (43 cm; 17"). [1] p.
$400.00
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NEWTON forIRELAND
Newton, Isaac.  Observations upon the prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John. In two parts. Dublin: Pr. by S. Powell, for Goerge Risch, George Ewing, and William Smith, 1733. 8vo (20 cm; 7.75"). iv, [4], 320 pp.
$2000.00
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Hebrew Aramaic Latin
Nold, Christian.  ... Concordantiae particularum Ebraeo-Chaldaicarum in quibus partium indeclinabilium quae occurrunt in fontibus ... ostenditur ... Accommodantur huc etiam particulae graecae conferuntur versiones et multa scripturae loca ita explicantur ut ubi tenebrae uel dissensiones sunt adiungantur annotationes et vindiciae. Joh. Bottfr. Tympius ... summa cura recensuit ... Nunc primum congestas a M. Sim. Bened. Tympio ... denique appendicis loco subiunxit Lexica particularum Ebraicarum Joh. Michaelis et Christ. Koerberi. Jenae: sumtibus Jo. Felicis Bielckii, 1734. Large 4to. 984, 22, 37, [3] pp.
$500.00
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Wrappers ofDutch Gilt” Paper in a Brocade Pattern
Olmedo, Jose Rafael Buenaventura; et al.  El Llanto de Mexico en los tiernos y lugubres recuerdos que a la augusta memoria de el gran papa Clemente XIV consagraron las dos ilustres y religiosissimas provincias de predicadores y menores observantes de Mexico en sus dos maximos titulares conventos de Santo Domingo, y S. Francisco de esta corte los dias 27, y 28. de marzo, 3, y 4. de abril de 1775. Mexico: D. Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1775. 4to (20 cm; 7.75"). [17] ff., xxi, [1] pp., [2] ff., 32 pp., [2] ff., xvi, [2] ff., 33, [i.e., 45, 2] pp.
$475.00
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The King Is Pleased, & the King Is NOT Pleased
Oratory of Saint Philip Neri. Guadalajara.   Manuscript compilation on paper, in Spanish. Madrid, Guadalajara: 1751–74. Folio (32.5 cm; 12.25"). [17 (2 blank)] ff.
$750.00
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With Discussion of Unicorns . . . A Grand, Beautiful,REPRESENTATIVE Set
Origen.  Origenis Opera omnia quae graece vel latine tantum exstant et ejus nomine circumferuntur. Parisiis: Jacobi Vincent; & Joannem Debure, 1733–59. Folio extra (41 cm; 16" ). 4 vols. I: [4] ff., xvii, [1], 979, [1] pp. II: [2] ff., xxviii, 934 pp., [1] f. III: [1] f., viii, 1039, [1] pp. IV: [2] ff., x, 766, 402 pp.
$2750.00
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The Venerable HistoryCOMPLETE
(OXFORD).  Peshall (or Pechell), John.  The history of the University of Oxford, to the death of William the Conqueror. Oxford: 1772. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). [2], 32, [6] pp. [with his] The history of the University of Oxford, from the death of William the Conqueror, to the demise of Queen Elizabeth. Oxford: Pr. by W. Jackson & J. Lister for J. & F. Rivington, 1773. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [4], 264, [2] pp.
$2000.00
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The Provincial Letters
Pascal, Blaise.  Les provinciales, ou lettres ecrites par Louis de Montalte a un provincial de ses amis, et aux R.R. P.P. Jesuites sur la morale & la politique de ces Peres ... Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigée & augmentée. Amsterdam: Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1734; Cologne: Pierre de la Vallée, 1739. 12mo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., [14], 404 pp. II: Frontis., [10], 378 pp. III: Frontis., [10], 372 pp. IV: [8], 539, [13] pp.
$900.00
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Future Punishment TheologywithReference to the Americas!
Patuzzi, Giovanni Vincenzo.  De futuro impiorum statu libri tres ubi advers. deistas, nuperos Origenistas, Socinianos, aliosq; novatores Ecclesiae Catholicae doctrina de poenarum inferni veritate qualitate et aeternitate asseritur et illustratur. [Verona]: Typis Seminarii Veronensis, 1748. Folio (31.7 cm; 12.5"). [16], XXIV, 405 pp. Lacks final blank (only).
$675.00
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Studying SanskritWith Four Fonts & Many Footnotes
Paulinus, a S. Bartholomaeo.  Examen historico-criticum codicum Indicorum Bibliothecae Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide. Romae: Ex Typographia Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1792. Large 4to (26.5 cm; 10.5"). 80 pp.
$475.00
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By a Literalist
 Pearce, Zachary.  The miracles of Jesus vindicated...the second edition. London: J. Roberts, 1729. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). 31, [1 (blank)], 31, [1 (blank)], 32, 39, [1 (blank)] pp.
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A Master Rhetorician ofthe New World ENLIGHTENMENT
Peralta Barnuevo Rocha y Benavides, Pedro de.  Passion y triumpho de Christo. Dividida en diez oraciones, que comienzan desde el mysterio de la oración del huerto hasta el de la ascension del Señor. Lima: En la imprenta que està extra muros de Santa Cathalina, 1738. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [108], 216, 196–99, [8], 229–326 pp.
$4975.00
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TWO Classic Works in NahuatlIssued & Bound TOGETHER
Pérez, Manuel.  Farol indiano, y guia de curas de indios. [bound and issued with] Arte de el idioma mexicano. Mexico: por Francisco de Rivera Calderon, 1713. 8vo. I: [24] ff., 192 pp., [2] ff. II: [8] ff., 80 pp., [2] ff.
$8500.00
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SATYRICON withLoads of Commentary
Petronius Arbiter.  Satyricon quae supersunt cum integris doctorum virorum commentariis; & notis Nicolai Heinsii & Guilielmi Goesii.... Amstelaedami: Iansonio-Waesbergios, 1743. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [37] ff., 886, [2] pp.; illus. II: [4] ff., 408 pp., [66 (index)] ff.
$600.00
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One of the Most Famous Satires ofALLTIME
Petronius Arbiter, Gaius.  The works of Petronius Arbiter, translated by several hands. With a key by a person of honour, and also his life and character. London: Pr. for Sam. Briscoe (colophon: Pr. for George Strahan), 1713. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). [16], x, [6], 111, [3], 111–360, [8] pp.; 11 plts. (lacking add. engr. t.-p.).
$450.00
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What to Do with anAUGUSTINIAN House's Worldly Goods
Phelypeaux, Louis.  Arrest du conseil d'état du roi, qui ordonne que les arrêts des 11 juin & 10 décembre 1773, & lettres patentes du 21 du même mois, concernant la régie & administration des biens de l'Ordre de Saint-Ruf, seront exécutés; en conséquence, que tous les revenus des biens dudit Ordre, pour l'année 1773, seront versés dans la caisse du sieur de Saint-Julien, receveur général du clergé. Paris: Guillaume Desprez, [1774]. 4to (24.5 cm, 9.7"). 4 pp.
$100.00
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Post-XYZ Affair
Pickering, Timothy.  Message from the President of the United States, accompanying a report of the Secretary of State, containing observations on some of the documents, communicated by the President, on the eighteenth instant. 21st January, 1799. Ordered to lie on the table. Philadelphia: John Ward Fenno, 1798 [i.e., 1799]. 8vo (20.2 cm, 8"). [2], 45, [1 (blank)] pp.
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Pindaric” Satire . . .
Pindar, Peter [pseud. of Wolcot, John]. Peter's pension. A solemn epistle to a sublime personage.... Second edition. London: Pr. for G. Kearsley, 1788. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.5"). [4], 47, [1 (adv.)] pp.
$245.00
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Plato's Dialogues inGerman Manuscript
Plato.  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Dialogum des Plato mit biografischen Anmerkungen.” No place [Germany]: 1790. 4to (23.5 cm, 9.25"). [8], 73 pp.; [4], 71 pp.; [4], 108 pp.; [4], 60 pp.; [4], 36 pp.; [2], 54 pp.; [2], 20 pp.; [2], 14 pp.; [2], 18 pp.
$900.00
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SPECIAL EFFECTS!  A BALLOON ASCENSION!!
Playbill.  18 December 1783, Drury-Lane. The Gamester (Edward Moore) [Sixth time; ending with a new comic ballet by Mr. and Miss Hamoir] with Who's the Dupe? (Hannah Cowley). London: 1783.
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Robin Hood, Poney Races, All the World's a Stage
Playbill.  [broadside, begins] Eleventh Night ... Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, this present Wednesday, May 19, 1784, will be performed a new comic opera, called Robin Hood; or, Sherwood Forest ... [London: No publisher/printer, 1784]. Tall 8vo (25.5 cm; 10.25"). [1] p.
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Robin Hood MeetsAdelaide of Brabant
Playbill.  [broadside, begins] Ninth Night. Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, this present Thursday, May 13, 1784, will be performed a new comic opera, called Robin Hood; or, Sherwood Forest ... [London: No publisher/printer, 1784]. Tall 8vo (25.5 cm; 10.25"). [1] p.
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An Irish PlutarchIllustrated
Plutarch.  Plutarch's lives, in six volumes: Translated from the Greek, with notes, explanatory and critical, from Dacier and others. Dublin: J. Williams, 1769. 8vo (20.6 cm, 8.15"). 2 vols. (of 6). I: Frontis., vii, [17], xiii–lxiv, 382 pp.; illus. II: 468 pp.; illus.
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Carry Off theCry & Clamour  
   ofTHIS TROUBLESOME WOMAN
(Pollock vs. the Thane of Cawdor).  Answers for John Campbel of Calder Esq; and Mr. James Anderson writer to the signet his factor: To the petition of Ruth Pollock, who calls herself relict of Captain George Campbel, son to the deceast Sir Hugh Campbel. [Edinburgh], 1717. Folio (30.5 cm, 12"). 4 pp.
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It Says SHE LIES . . .
(Pollock vs. the Thane of Cawdor).  Broadside.  Begins: "Memorial for John Campbell of Calder Esq...." [Edinburgh], 1718. Folio (31.2 cm, 12.25"). [1] p.
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In Multiple Fonts OneBlack-Letter
(Pollock vs. the Thane of Cawdor [Again]).  Broadside. Begins: “Memorial for John Campbell of Calder....”[Edinburgh], 1718. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). [2] p.
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The War of the Seven Reductions & Other Matters
Pombal, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, Marquês de.   Commentarius de republica in America lusitana, atque hispana a' Jesuitis instituta belloque ab his cum Hispaniae, lusitaniaeque exercitibus gesto, ex iis quae asservantur in secretioribus conclavibus legatorum, qui cum plena regum potestate negotia huc pertinentia en America administrabant, aliisque instrumentis certae auctoritatis concinnatus. [Lisbon: No publisher/printer, 1760]. 16mo (15 cm; 5.875"). [1] f., 77, [1] pp.
$750.00
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Avoid Decayed,” Fraudulent, or Misguided MEDICINES
byStudying the Genuine Articles
Pomet, Pierre.  A compleat history of druggs, written in French by Monsieur Pomet, chief druggist to the present French King; to which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Messrs. Lemery, and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and minera ... London: Pr. for R. Bonwicke, William Freeman, Timothy Goodwin, et al., 1712. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.9"). 2 parts in 1 vol. [8] ff., 420 (i.e., 440) pp., [6] ff.; 86 plts.
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Dealing Judicially withContraband Smugglers
Portugal.  Sovereign (1750–77, Joseph).  [drop-title] Eu El rey. Faço saber aos que este alvará virem: que tendo mostrado a experiencia as demoras, e embaraços, que ha, por occorrencia de outras dependencias, na execuçaõ das penas impostas aos contrabandos.... [Lisbon]: No publisher/printer, 1764. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [1] f., i.e., [2] pp.
$350.00
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Hospital Reform forthe Benefit of Orphans
Portugal.  Sovereign (1750–77, Joseph).  [begins] Eu el rey. Faço saber aos que este Alvará virem: Que sendo o decurso dos tempos sujeito as grandes alterações, que vem a fazer necessarias muitas novas, e antes não cogitadas providencias ... Havendo sido util, e louvavelmente erigido o Hospital dos Expostos da Cidade de Lisboa.... [Lisbon]: Na Regia Officina Typografica., 1775. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). 7, [1 (blank)] pp.
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REFORMING the Queen'sHydrotheraphy Hospital at Caldas
Portugal.  Sovereign (1750–77, Joseph).  [begins] Eu el rey. Faço saber aos que este Alvará virem: Que sendo o decurso dos tempos sujeito as grandes alterações, que vem a fazer necessarias muitas novas, e antes não cogitadas providencias ... Havendo sido util, e louvavelmente erigido o Hospital dos Expostos da Cidade de Lisboa.... [Lisbon]: [colophon: Na Regia Officina Typografica, 1775]. Folio. 38 pp.
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  “Il y a plus de 40 ans que je suis au service militaire . . . ”
THE DIAMOND NECKLACE AFFAIR/AFFAIRE
Précourt, François Duhamel de, comte de.  Réponse de M. le Comte de Précourt ... aux mémoires des sieurs d'Étienville, Vaucher & Loque. Paris: Chez L.F. Prault, 1786. 4to (25.8 cm, 10.2"). 42 pp.
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Anti-Muslim & Anti-Deist
Prideaux, Humphrey.  The true nature of imposture fully display'd in the life of Mahomet. With a discourse annex'd for the vindication of Christianity from this charge ... eighth edition, corrected. London: E. Curll, J. Hooke, W. Mears & F. Clay, 1723. 8vo (20.2 cm, 7.9"). xvi (i.e., xvii), [3], 260 pp.
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Annals of New England
Prince, Thomas. A chronological history of New-England in the form of annals: Being a summary and exact account of the most material transactions and occurrences relating to this country, in the order of time wherein they happened, from the discovery by Capt. Gosnold in 1602, to the arrival of Governor Belcher, in 1730. With an introduction containing a brief epitome of the most remarkable transactions and events abroad, from the Creation.... Boston: Pr. by Kneeland & Green for S. Gerrish, 1736. 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.5"). [8], xi, [1], 20, 104, [2], 254 pp. (lacking title-page).
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THACKERAY Admired These Most Charmingly Humorous
of English Lyrical Poems”

   Some Fellow-ADMIRER Had
THIS Set Bound
Prior, Matthew.  The poetical works...: Now first collected, with explanatory notes, and memoirs of the author, in two volumes. London: Pr. for W. Strahan, T. Payne, J. Rivington, et al., 1779. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). I: xvi, xxviii, 420 pp.; 1 plt. II: [2] ff., xvi, 287, [1 (errata)] pp.
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Springing to Berkeley's Defense in theTar-Water Controversy
Lots & Lots & Lots & Lots & LOTS of Period Detail
Prior, Thomas.  An authentic narrative of the success of tar-water, in curing a great number and variety of distempers, with remarks. And occasional papers relative to the subject. To which are subjoyned two letters from the author of Siris. Dublin: Pr. by Marg. Rhames for R. Gunne, 1746. 8vo (20.8 cm, 8.25"). 4, 248, [2 (blank)] pp.
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Comforting Condemned Prisoners withPrayer & Kindness
(Prisoners).  Broadside, begins: Salve que se canta en las carceles de esta corte, cuando los reos se hallan en la capilla. [Spain: No publisher/printer, ca. 1775]. Folio (28.5 x 18.5 cm; 11.25" x 7.25" measured outside of border to outside of border). [1] p.
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Dutch Prize
Propertius, Sextus.  Sex. Aurelii Propertii elegiarum libri IV. Trajecti ad Rhenum: Barth. Wild, 1780. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). [10], xiv, [2], 990 (i.e., 996; pagination repeats 627–32), [2] pp.
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Early Christian PoetBodoni Printing
Prudentius Clemens, Aurelius.  Aurelii prudentii Clementis V.C. Opera omnia nunc primum cum codd. Vaticanis collata praefatione, variantibus lectionibus, notis, ac rerum verborumque indice locupletissimo aucta et illustrata. Parmae: Ex Regio typographeo, 1788. 4to (31.5 cm, 12.5"). 2 vols. I: [12], 71, [1], 302, [2], [303]–61, [3] pp. II: [4], 215, [1], 219–84, [2] pp. (text complete despite pagination).
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AMERICAN SERICULTURE a Possible Source ofRevenue?
Pullein, Samuel. The culture of silk: or, an essay on its rational practice and improvement. In four parts... For the use of the American colonies. London: Pr. for A. Millar, 1758. 8vo. Frontis., xv, [1 (blank)], 299, [1] pp., plt.
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TWO Responses toAnthony Collins
Pycroft, Samuel.   A brief enquiry into free-thinking in matters of religion; and some pretended obstructions to it ... Cambridge: Pr. at the University Press for Edmund Jeffery & Jonah Bowyer, 1713. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). [2], 150, [2 (errata)] pp. (lacking half-title). [bound with] Addenbrooke, John.  A short essay upon free-thinking. London: Jonah Bowyer, 1714. 8vo. [8], 16 pp.
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