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Tonson's EditionTRASH-TALKS Walker's . . .
Shakespeare, William.  Timon of Athens, a tragedy. London: J. Tonson, 1734. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). Frontis., 72 pp.
$225.00
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English Politics American Issues Religious “Merits”
Shebbeare, John. An answer to the queries, contained in a letter to Dr. Shebbeare, printed in the Public Ledger, August 10th. Together with animadversions on two speeches in defence of the printers of a paper, subscribed a South Briton. London: Pr. for S. Hooper & T. Davies, [1774]. 8vo (21 cm; 8.5"). 179, [1 (blank)] pp.
$675.00
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THIS! TimePay Attention
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley.  A comparative statement of the two bills, for the better government of the British possessions in India, brought into Parliament by Mr. Fox and Mr. Pitt...second edition. London: J. Debrett, 1788. 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). 39, [1 (blank)] pp.
$800.00
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Sherlock vs. Hoadly: The Bangorian Controversy
Sherlock, Thomas.  Some considerations occasioned by a postscript from the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Bangor to the Dean of Chichester, offered to his Lordship. London: John Pemberton, 1717. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). 76 pp.
$200.00
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HisModerate Defense of The Indefensible
[Sherlock, Thomas]. Some considerations upon pluralities, non-residence, and salaries of curates. London: Pr. by J. Roberts, 1737. 8vo. (19.3 cm, 7.625"). [1] f., iii, [1 (blank)], 26 pp.
$400.00
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TheLovat Vassals Protest
(Simon “The Fox” Fraser). Lovat (Scotland). Tenants. Broadside. Begins: “Petition for the Laird of Kilravock and others the vassals of Lovat....”[Edinburgh, ca. 1702]. Folio. [1] p.
$975.00
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Classic History of MEXICO FIRST Edition in ENGLISH
(A TALL FOLIO)  (A Reader's Copy)
Solís, Antonio de. The history of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards. Done into English...by Thomas Townsend. London: Pr. for T. Woodward, & J. Hooke, 1724. Tall folio. [9] ff., 163, [1 (blank)], 252, 152 pp.
$600.00

Eight Comedias sueltas byAntonio de Solis
Solis [y Ribadeneyra], Antonio de.  Sammelband of 9 plays. [Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid: Various publishers, 1763–98]. 4to (21.1 cm, 8.3"). Various paginations.
$1200.00
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On Pointed Spears They Lift Him High in the Air”
Somerville (a.k.a. Somervile), William.  The chace. A poem. London: Printed for G. Hawkins, & sold by T. Cooper, 1735. Small 8vo (20.5 cm; 8"). [10] ff., 131 pp.
$185.00
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Church History & Defense of Oral Tradition
Sormani, Nicolò.  L'origine apostolica della chiesa milanese, e del rito della stessa provata colla tradizione immemorabile, e con documenti parte editi, e parte sin'ora inediti. Milan: nella Regia Ducal Corte, 1754. 4to (21.5 cm, 8.46"). [vi] ff., 372, [2] pp.
$575.00
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A Motivated & Reasonable” Submission
Soulavie, Jean Louis Giraud.  [drop-title] Addresse des ecclésiastiques de la paroisse de Saint-Sulpice, qui ont signé le serment, a l'assemblée nationale. [Paris: De l'Imprimerie nationale, 1791]. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 3, [1] pp.
$100.00
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Manual forCavalry, Dragoons, & Light Horse
Spain. Army.  Reglamento y ordenanza de S.M. para el exercicio, evoluciones, y maniobras de la cavalleria, y dragones montados de sus exercitos, y otros puntos relativos al servicio de estos cuerpos. Madrid: En la Imprenta de Pedro Marin, [1774]. Small 8vo (15 cm; 6"). [4 (including initial blank)] ff., 182 pp.
$1450.00
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Protecting Cotton Growers
Spain.  Sovereigns, 1759–1788 (Charles III).  Begins: “Ambrosio Funes de Villapando ... Por quanto hemos recibido una Real Pragmàtica-Sancion de su Magestad en fuerza de Ley ... por la qual se prohibe la introduccion, y uso en estos Reynos de los Tegidos de Algodòn, ò con mezcla de èl, de Fàbrica Estraña....” Barcelona: 1771. Folio. [4] ff.
$385.00
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Earn Your Keep!
Spain.  Sovereigns, etc., 1788–1808 (Charles IV).  [begins] El rey. Debiendo aplicar por todos los medios posibles mi paternal amor y cuidado a mis vasalos ... He vendio por mi real decreto de veinte y tres de diciembre del ano proximo pasado en mandar ... [in manuscript: Madrid: 21 February] 1789. Folio (30.5 cm; 12"). [3] pp.
$250.00
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War with England => Free Trade in American Corn & Wheat
Spain.  Laws, statutes, etc.  Real provision de su magestad, y señores del consejo, por la que se declara que el comercio de granos ultramarinos debe quedar libre.... Zaragoza: Imprenta Real, 1771. Folio. [4] pp.
$275.00
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Printed by W. Thomas Taylor / Signed by Stern
Stern, Madeleine B.  Nicholas Gouin Dufief of Philadelphia: Franco-American bookseller, 1776-1834. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1988. 8vo. (22 cm; 8.75"). 81 pp., illus., portrait, facsimiles.
$50.00
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Englishmen on theFrench Revolution
     Letters to Dr. Priestley in America”
[Stone, John Hurford, et al.]. Copies of original letters recently written by persons in Paris to Dr. Priestley in America. Taken on board a neutral vessel. Third edition. London: J. Wright, 1798. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.1"). 36 pp.
$275.00
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True or False?
[Stophel, Georg].  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Schlüssel zu Irrthum [sic] und Wahrheit.” No place [Germany]: 1788. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). xi, [5 (blank)], 153 [i.e., 154] pp.
$875.00
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History of English Law byOne of the Great Irish Barristers
Sullivan, Francis Stoughton.  An historical treatise on the feudal law, and the constitution and laws of England; with a commentary on Magna Charta, and necessary illustrations of many of the English statues, in a course of lectures, read in the University of Dublin. Dublin: Thomas Ewing, 1772. 8vo (20.8 cm, 8.2"). xvi, 448 pp.
$750.00
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“The True Christian Religion”
Swedenborg, Emanuel.  Vera Christiana religio, continens universam theologiam Novae Ecclesiae a Domino apud Danielem cap. VII: 13–14, et in Apocalypsi cap. XXI: 1, 2. praedictae. Amstelodami: [s.n.], 1771. 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). 541, [1 (“errores typographici”)] pp.
$17,500.00
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