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The Dangers of BishopsThe Distractions of Literature?
(Arousing a Smile).  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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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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A Classic Spanish Text LatinizedAn Elaborately Tooled German Binding
Azpilcueta, Martín de.  Enchiridion siue Manuale confessariorum et poenitentium. Agrippinae: [no publisher], 1579. 8vo (18 cm; 7.125"). [8], 641, [43] ff.
$450.00
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Country ComedySacker Binding
Bell, Lilian.  At home with the Jardines. New York: A. Wessels Company, 1906. 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 322 pp.
$20.00
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The Vulgate Bible — Now with Verse Numbers!
Bible.  Latin. 1555. Vulgate.  Biblia. R. Stephanus lectori. [Genève]: Oliva Roberti Stephani, 1555. 8vo (18.5 cm; 7.25"). [12], 303, [1], 74, [2] ff.
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HEAVILY ANNOTATEDThe Gospels & Acts in an Important Edition
Bible.  N.T. Greek & Latin. 1588.  Testamentum Novum, sive novum foedus Iesu Christi, D.N. Cuius Graeco contextui respondent interpretationes duae: vna, vetus altera, Theodori Bezae, nunc quartò diligenter ab eo recognita... [Genevae]: [Henricus Stephanus], 1588. Folio (33 cm; 13"). [6] ff., 555, [1 (blank)] pp., [8] ff. (lacks final blank leaf); lacks vol. II (Epistles, Revelation).
$2500.00
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The Second American Printing of the FRENCH New Testament . . .
& the FIRST for Protestants
Bible.  N.T. French. 1811. Ostervald.  Le Nouveau Testament de notre seigneur Jésus-Christ. Imprimé sur l'édition de Paris, de l'année, 1805. Revue et corrigée avec soin d'après le texte Grec. Boston: Les Libraires Associés, 1811. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 379, [1] pp., [2 (advertisements)] ff.
$750.00
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MARGINALIA tothe Max, & Other Notes
Bible.  O.T. Psalms. Hebrew. 1880.  [two lines in Hebrew, then] Liber psalmorum. Textum masoreticum acuratissime expressit ... notis criticis confirmavit S. Baer. Praefatus est edendi operis adjutor Franciscus Delitzsch. Lipsiae: Ex officina Bernhardi Tauchnitz, 1880. 8vo (22.4 cm, 8.8"). [1] f., 82 pp.; manuscript notes bound in.
$1000.00
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Civil War–Era Bible
Bible. English. 1865. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. New York: American Bible Society, 1865. Tall 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 765 pp.
$250.00
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Russian Poets for Boston's Pleasure One Reader
  Was Sometimes Pleased &Sometimes Horrified
Bowring, John, trans.  Specimens of the Russian poets; with preliminary remarks and biographical notices. Boston: Cummings & Hilliard (Hilliard & Metcalf, printers), 1822. 12mo. xxxii, 240 pp.
$150.00
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Regulating Life & Priests inBolivia, 1739
Catholic Church. Diocese of La Paz (Bolivia). Synod (3rd, 1738).   Constituciones synodales establecidas por el illustrissimo señor doctor don Augustin Rodriguez Delgado del Consejo de Su Magestad, obispo de la ciudad de Nuestra Señora de La Paz, para el govierno eclesiastico, y regimen sacro-politico de su obispado concluydas en el dia XXIII de enero del año MDCCXXXVIII. Lima: Con licencia del Real Govierno, 1739. Folio. [7] ff., 1–138, 264–338, 139–614 [i.e., 146], 58 pp.
$1000.00
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How to Be a Nun: Augustinian Edition
Catholic Church. Liturgies & Rituals. Augustinian.  Ceremonial, pour les maisons des religieuses de val, de l'Ordre de Sainct Augustin. Avec quelques addresses pour la practique des constitutions. Av Puy: Chez Philippe Guynand, & Andre Delagarde, poche le College, 1646. 12mo (15.2 cm; 6"). 122 pp., [i.e., 124 pp.; pp. 108–124 misnumbered as 106–122 pp.].
$550.00
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Wisdom, Censored Post-PURCHASE?!
Charron, Pierre.  De la sagesse. Paris: Jean-François Bastien, 1783. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). Frontis., xviii, 768 pp.; 1 plt. (damaged/censored).
$250.00
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August Neander's Copy
Clement, of Alexandria, Saint.  Opera graece et latine quae extant. Lutetiae Parisiorum: Typis Regiis, 1641. Tall folio (32.7 cm, 12.9"). [28], 854, 74 (lacking 75–79 [index]) pp. (some pagination erratic; 823/24 repeated).
$775.00
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The Yucatan Franz Scholes *&* Robert Chamberlain
Colección de documentos inéditos relativos al decumbrimiento, conquista y organización de las antigua posesiones españolas de ultramar. Segunda serie. Tomo num. 13, II Relaciones de Yucatán. Madrid: Impresores de la Real Casa, 1900. 8vo. xvi, 414 pp.
$450.00
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The Free Will Debate: Anti-Libertarian, Pro-Necessitarian
Crombie, Alexander.  An essay on philosophical necessity. London: J. Johnson, 1793. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [4], viii, 508 pp.
$1500.00
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The Boise Penrose Copy
Daniel, Samuel.  The collection of the history of England. London: Printed [by Nicholas Okes] for Simon Waterson, 1626. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.5"). [4] ff., 222 pp. (without imprimatur and dedication leaves).
$975.00
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Folk-Style German Painted Binding
Demme, Christoph Hermann Gottfried, ed.  Altenburgisches Gesangbuch nebst Gebeten. Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchbruderen, 1825. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.8"). [2], [v]/vi, 417, [1] pp. [with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. German. Des Königs und Propheten Davids Psalter. Verdeutscht durch Dr. Martin Luther. [Jena: Mauke, 1830?]. 8vo. 84 pp. [and] Episteln und Evangelia, wie solche auf alle Sonn-, Fest- und Feiertage durchs ganze Jahr pflegen gelesen zu werden. [Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchdr, 1829]. 8vo. 56 pp.
$750.00
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ALiterary Washington'ianum”
Dinmore, Richard.  Select and fugitive poetry. A compilation. With notes biographical and historical. Washington City: Pr. at the Franklin Press [by James Lyon & Richard Dinmore], 1802. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). 288 pp.
$450.00
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More Than 1000 Illustrations byPieter van der Borcht
& with Evidence of Readership
Dodoens, Rembert.  Remberti Dodonaei Mechliniensis medici caesari Stirpium historiae pemptades sex sive libri XXX. Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1583. Folio (36 cm; 14"). [10] ff., 860 pp., [13] ff., illus.
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“A True Relation of Every Dayes Proceeding”
England & Wales.  Parliament. Proceedings. 1628.  The diurnall occurrences of every dayes proceeding in Parliament since the beginning thereof, being Tuesday the twentieth of Ianuary, which ended the tenth of March. Anno Dom. 1628. With the arguments of the members of the House then assembled. London: Pr. by R.H. for William Cooke, 1641. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [2], 77, [1] pp.
$800.00
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First Guidebook toMarian Shrines in Mexico
A Very Early Florida Author
 
Florencia, Francisco de.  Zodiaco mariano en que el sol de justicia Christo con la salud en las alas vista como signos, y casas proprias para beneficio de los hombres los templos, y lugares dedicados à los cultos de su SS. Madre por medio de las mas celebres, y milagrosas imagenes de la misma Señora, que se veneran en esta America Septentrional, y reynos de la Nueva España. Mexico: En la Nueva Imprenta del Real, y Mas Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, 1755. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [24], 328 pp.
$2000.00
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Not Everyone Agreed with Blackstone?
Furneaux, Philip.  Letters to the Honourable Mr. Justice Blackstone, concerning his exposition of the Act of Toleration, and some positions relative to religious liberty, in his celebrated commentaries on the laws of England. London: printed for T. Cadell, sucessor to Mr. Millar, in the Strand, 1771. 8vo (20.5 cm; 8"). xxiv, 284 pp.
$500.00
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A Sorrowful Reader?
Hartmann, Maurice [i.e., Moritz].  Last days of a king. An historical romance...translated from the German by M.E. Niles. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1867. 12mo. 198, [6] pp.
$40.00
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The Famous Heredia Catalogue withAuction Prices
Heredia, Ricardo.  Catalogue de la bibliothèque de M. Ricardo Heredia. Paris: Ém. Paul, L. Huard, & Guillemin, 1891–1894. 8vo (27 cm, 10.6"). 4 vols. I: xxiii, [1], 332 pp.; illus. II: xi, [1], 482, [2] pp.; illus. III: viii, 340 pp.; illus. IV: viii, 524 pp.
$900.00
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Aldine OctavoProvenance & Early Marginalia Too
Lactantius (ca. 240 – ca. 320).  L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Divinarum Institutionum libri septem proxime castigati, et aucti. Eiusdem De ira Dei liber I. De opificio Dei liber I. Epitome in libros suos, liber acephalos. Phoenix. Carmen de Dominica Resurrectione. Item index in eundem rerum omnium. Tertulliani liber apologeticus cum indice. [colophon: Venetiis: In aedibus haeredum Aldi, et Andreae soceri], 1535. 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). [16], 328, [10], [2 (blank)], 47, [1 (blank)], [44] ff.
$2000.00
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His Works & MoreA Cut of aScholar Reading
Lactantius (ca. 240 – ca. 320).  Lepida Lactantii Firmiani opera accurate graeco adiuncto castigata: Eiusde[m] Nephytomon: Carmina de Phoenice. & Christi resurrectione. Io. Chry. De eucharistia sermo. Lau. Vall. sermo. Phil. ad Theo. adhortatio. [colophon: Parisiis: Pro Ioha{n}ne Petit fidelissimo bibliopola in Bellouisu, Impressi anno Domini. M.cccccix {1509}]. 4to (19.5 cm; 7.5"). A6 B4 a–z8,4 2A4 2B8 C–N4,8 O6 P4; [10], ccxxxv, [1] ff.
$2500.00
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Yo No Creo Esta Relacion”
Lozano, Pedro.  Descripcion chorographica del terreno, rios, arboles, y animales de las dilatadissimas provincias del Gran Chaco, Gualamba: y de los ritos, y costumbres de las innumberables naciones barbaras, è infieles, que le habitan: con una cabal relacion historica de lo que en ellas han obrado para conquistarlas algunos governadores, y ministros reales: y los missioneros jesuitas para reducirlas à la fé del verdadero Dios. Cordoba [Spain]: En el Colegio de la Assumpcion, por Joseph Santos Balbas, 1733. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [10] ff., 485 [i.e., 483], [1] pp., [2] ff., without the map.
$1500.00
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A Good BAV Title Macclesfield Provenance
Mela, Pomponius.  Pomponii Melae De orbis situ libri tres, accuratissime eme[n]dati. Lutetiae Parisiorum: [Chrétien Wechel], 1530. Folio (34 cm; 13.25"). [14] ff., 196 p., [1] f., [28] ff. (without the fold. map, if one was actually issued with it).
$1450.00
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The First Corpus Doctrinae16th-Century Binding Date on Front Cover
Melanchthon, Philipp.  Corpus doctrinae christianae. Quae est summa orthodoxi et catholici dogmatis ... Nunc edita ad usum ecclesiae sanctae publicum et privatum. Lipsiae: Cum privilegio Pr. Aug. Elect. D. Sax. (pr. by Iohannes Rhamba), 1572. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). [22], 888 pp.
$950.00
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Minot Long DedicatedHis Leisure Time & Means of Information
to Some Object of General Utility”
Minot, George Richards.  Continuation of the history of the province of Massachusetts Bay, from the year 1748. With an introductory sketch of events from its original settlement. Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring; Printed for James White & Co. proprietors, by Manning & Loring, Feb. 1798; June 1803. 8vo (21.8 cm; 8.625"). 2 vols. I: viii, [1], 10–304 pp. II: vii, [2], 10–222 pp.
$750.00
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Not in BAV An Americanum Nonetheless
Mocenigo, Andrea.  ...Bellum cameracense. [colophon: Venetiis: per Bernardinum Venetum de Vitalibus, 1525. Small 8vo (15.3 cm; 6"). [188] ff.
$1750.00
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Court of Chancery Reports forDublin
Moseley, William.  Reports of cases argued and determined in the High Court of Chancery, during the time of the late Lord Chancellor King. Dublin: Pr. by Oli. Nelson for the administratrix of the author, 1744. Folio (32.2 cm, 12.7"). [10], 442 pp.
$750.00
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He Wrote More than Histories! 
  (Some Readers Wrote in His Margins!)
Prescott, William Hickling.  Biographical and critical miscellanies. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1845. Sm 4to (24.1 cm; 9.5"). Frontis., [5] ff., 638 pp.
$225.00
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How God Suffered
Reeve, John, & Lodowick Muggleton.  [drop-title] An epistle of the prophet Reeve. Written in the year, 1656. [London, 1670?]. 4to (21.1 cm, 8.25"). A4 (A4 lacking); 8 pp. (pp. 7–8 lacking, but supplied in early in manuscript).
$400.00
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Printed by theThomases of Worcester
Saint-Pierre, Jacques Henri Bernardin de.  A vindication of divine Providence; derived from a philosophic and moral survey, of nature and of man... first American edition. Worcester: J. Nancrede (pr. by Thomas, Son & Thomas), 1797. 8vo in 4s (20.2 cm, 7.9"). Frontis., 331, [1 (blank)] pp., lacking the folding map.
$250.00
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Jesuit Devotional Work inOriginal BindingEvidence of Readership
Tausch, Caspar.  Fontes Salvatoris è quibus viae purgatiuae, illuminatiuae, unitiuae saluberrima fluenta dimanant. Antverpiae: Apud Ioannem Mevrsivm, 1643. 12mo (14.7 cm; 5.75"). 378, [2] pp., [2(blank)] ff.
$500.00
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Exact Portraitures of theVery Peculiarities of Temper That Are
Every Day Passing under Our Own Observation

American Edition, Uncredited
Theophrastus.  The characters of Theophrastus; illustrated by physionomical sketches. Boston: Frederic S. Hill (stereotyped by Jenkins & Greenough), 1831. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). xiv, 64 pp.; 31 plts.
$100.00
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Cyclic Readjustment is Now Taking Place” forTheosophists
(Theosophy).  A collection of 36 theosophical pamphlets. Bombay: Theosophy Company (India) Ltd., 1930–54. 8vo (19.3 cm; 7.625"). 2 vols.
$900.00
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DecidedlyCHARMING 19th-Century Guidebook
Vandewater, Robert J.  The tourist, or pocket manual for travellers on the Hudson River, the western and northern canals and railroads: the stage routes to Niagara Falls; and down Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence to Montreal and Quebec. Comprising also the routes to Lebanon, Ballston, and Saratoga Springs, with many new and interesting details. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). 108 pp., incl. large folding map.
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Offering Help with theImportant & DIFFICULT Bits
Van Est, Willem Hessels (i.e., Estius).  Annotationes in praecipua ac difficiliora sacrae scripturae loca. Duaci [Douai]: Apud Gerardum Patté, sub signo missalis aurei, 1628. Folio in 6's (36 cm, 14.2"). [3] ff. (of 4, lacking title-leaf), 684 pp., [10] ff.
$550.00
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One of Peter Martyr'sThree Great Old Testament Commentaries
ENGLISHED   
Vermigli, Pietro Martire [Peter Martyr].  [Most fruitfull and learned commentaries of Doctor Peter Martir Vermil Florentine]. [London: John Day, 1564]. Folio (31 cm, 12.25"). 288 ff. (6 prelim. ff. {incl. t.-p.} & 8 final lacking).
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Building the BEST Country House forPeaceful, Pleasant Lives in America
Wheeler, Gervase.  Rural homes; or sketches of houses suited to American country life with original plans, designs, &c. Detroit: Kerr & Doughty (pr. by C.W. Benedict), 1854. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.2"). 298, 4, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 10 plts.
$100.00
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A Glimpse of Public Policy from theDutch Golden Age
Witt, Johan de.  Resolutien der heeren Staten van Hollandt ende West-Vriesland van consideratie, ende oock voor de toekomende tyden dienende, genomen zedert den aenvangh der bedieninge van den Heer Johan de Witt ... beginnende met den tweeden Augusti 1653. ende eyndigende met den negentiende December 1668. Utrecht: Willem vande Water, 1706. 4to (25.3 cm; 10"). [2] ff., 635, 638–828, [33] pp.
$550.00
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