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With Discussion of Unicorns . . .
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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.
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Keeping the Theoretical & the Practical in Balance
Ozanam, Jacques.  La geometrie pratique, contenant la trigonométrie théorique & pratique, la longimétrie, la planimétrie, & la stéréometrie. Avec un petit traité de l'arithmetique par géometrie. Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1736. 16mo (16.2 cm, 6.375"). [8], 308, [20 (index)] pp.; 8 fold. plts.
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Not “That” HardyNor That One, Either
(Paine, Thomas).  Hardy, Thomas. The patriot. Addressed to the people, on the present state of affairs in Britain and in France. With observations on republican government, and discussions of theprinciples advanced in the writings of Thomas Paine. Edinburgh: J. Dickson, & London: G. Nicol, 1793. 8vo in 4s (19.5 cm, 7.7"). [4], 76 pp.
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Bishop Palafox Letters To & From, a Narrative,
& the
Question of Beatification
Palafox y Mendoza, Juan de.  Manuscript on paper, in Spanish. “Carta primera qué èl V.e S.or D.n Juan dè Palafox escriviò âl Summo Pontifize Innocencio X sobre lòs dòs Pleytos que litigava con los Padres Jesuìtas, sobre diezmos y jurisdizion.” [Mexico?: ca. 1760]. Folio (30 cm, 11.75"). [28] ff.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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Popular Literature“A True Relation & a Curious Romance”
Pavón, Gonzalo.  [drop-title] Verdadera relacion y curioso romance, en que se dà cuenta y declara la descripcion y grandeza del Templo de Salomon. Primera [– segunda] parte. [colophon: Màlaga: Felix de Casas y Martinez, 1789]. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8"). I: [2] ff; II: [2] ff.
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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.
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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.
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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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How to Paint, According toOne of the Great French Critics
Piles, Roger de.  Cours de peinture par principes. Amsterdam & Leipzig: Arkstee & Merkus; Paris: Chez les Freres Estienne, 1767. 12mo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., [8], 389, [11] pp.; 2 plts.
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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.
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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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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.
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Justly Styled the Best Satire Extant”Illustrated
Pope, Alexander.  The rape of the lock, an heroi-comical poem. London: Pr. by T. Bensley for F.J. du Roveray et al., 1798. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., xxix, [1], 79, [1] pp.; 5 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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“The Transactions ofthe Most Finished & Notorious Cheat
That Ever Disgraced Human Nature” — NOT a Piracy
(Price, Charles).  A new edition. Being a more minute and particular account of that consummate adept in deception, Charles Price, otherwise Patch, many years a stock-broker and lottery-office-keeper in London and Westminster. London: Printed for the editor ... sold by G. Kearsley, 1786. 12mo in 4s (18.1 cm, 7.125"). 48 pp.; 1 folding plt.
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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.
$1000.00
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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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A Tranquil Soul Makes a Tranquil Life
Puget de la Serre, Jean.  La vie heureuse, ou l'homme content; enseignant l'art de bien vivre. Paris: Paulus-du-Mesnil, 1740. 16mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [8], 249, [7] pp.
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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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