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FormerPagan Defends Christianity
Lactantius (ca. 240 – ca. 320).    L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani opera, quae quidem extant omnia... Basileae: per Henricum Petri, [colophon: 1563]. 4to (29.2 cm, 11.5"). [12] ff., 559, [21] pp.
$1250.00
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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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Cutting-Edge Biblical Scholarship Three Maps
Lamy, Bernard. Commentarius in harmoniam sive concordiam quatuor evangelistarum.... Parisiis: Excudebat Joannis Anisson, 1699. 4to (12.6 cm, 10.25"). 2 vols. in 1. I: 2 a[n]4 e[n]4 A–Z4 Aa–Zz4 AAa–ZZz4 AAaa – OOoo4; [2] ff., xvi, 661, [1] pp., [25] ff.; 3 plts. II: 2 a–h4 A–Z4 Aa–Xx4 Yy2; [2] ff., lxiv, 326 pp., [15] ff.; 3 plts.
$800.00

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The Man Had One of ThoseBreathtakingly Simple Insights . . .
Lancellotti, Giovanni Paolo. Institvtiones ivris canonici, qvibvs ivs pontificivm singulari methodo libris quattuor comprehenditur.... Lugduni: Apud haeredes Gulielmi Rouillii, 1614. 16mo (12.1 cm, 4.75"). AZ8AaNn8; 500 pp., [38] ff. [bound with] Naogeorg, Thomas. Rvbricæ, sive svmmæ capitvlorvm ivris canonici Thomæ Noageorgi [sic] Straubingensis opera in lucem editæ.... Lugduni: Apud haeredes Gulielmi Rouillii, 1614. 16mo. AS8; 286 pp., [1 (blank)] f.
$600.00

A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and observations topographical, physical, mathematical, mechanical, natural, civil, and ecclesiastical. Made in a late journey through the Empire of China, and published in several letters. Particularly upon the Chinese pottery and varnishing; the silk and other manufactures; the pearl fishing; the history of plants and animals. Description of their cities and publick works; number of people, their language, manners and commerce; their habits, oeconomy, and government. The philosophy of Confucius. The state of Christianity, with many other curious and useful remarks. London: Pr. for Benj. Toke & Sam. Buckley, 1697. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [12] ff., 527 [i.e., 543], [1] pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plt. (2 fold.), fold. table.
$1800.00
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With a Great Engraving byZAPATA
Ledesma, Miguel de Jesús.  Novena de la bienaventurada mi señora Sta. Anna, madre de nuestra señora, y abuela de nuestro redemtor [sic] Jesu-Christo. Mexico: Reimpressa en ... la Imprenta de los herederos de Doña Maria de Rivera, 1767. Small 8vo in 4s (15 cm; 6"). [32] ff., plate.
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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.
$110.00
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A Most Enjoyable Bibliographic Treasure —A VeryMiniature” Miniature Leporello
Lenepveu, Jules-Eugène, & Jean-Jacques Scherrer.  La vie de Jeanne d'Arc. No place: No publisher/printer, [1899–1900s?]. Miniature (3 x 2 cm; 1.125" x .75"). [9] pp., illus.
$225.00
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The Road to Heaven inNahuatl
León, Martín de.  Camino del cielo en lengua mexicana, con todos los requisitos necessarios para conseguir este fin, co[n] todo lo que un Xp[r]iano deue creer, saber, y obrar, desde el punto que tiene uso de razon, hasta que muere. En Mexico: En la Emprenta de Diego Lopez Davalos, 1611. Small 4to (18.5 cm; 7.25"). Fols. 10–11, 13–69, 69[!]–73, [nothing missing] 76, 75, 77–108, 110–23.
$7250.00
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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.
$400.00
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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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Be Contrite
Lindeborn, Johannes.  In poenitentiae sacramentum notae catecheticae, quibus eruditur poenitens, quam oris confessionem, cordis contritionem, & operis satisfactionem sacerdotalis absolutio requirat. Coloniae: pro Arnoldo ab Eynden, 1677. 8vo (16 cm; 6.25"). [8] ff., 221 pp.
$400.00
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Written to Inspire Nuns, Owned by a Woman, Printed by a Widow
Lopes Cordero, Antonio.  Vida de la esclarecida virgen, dulçissima esposa de N. Señor Jesu Christo, Santa Ines de Monte-Policiano. Puebla: Por la viuda de Miguel de Ortega y Bonilla, 1744. 4to. [26] ff., 261, [1] pp., [1] f.
[SOLD]
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Cortés Historia in ItalianSigned American,PROVIDENCE Red Morocco
Lopez de Gomara, Francisco.  Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. Venetia: Per Francesco Lorenzini da Turino, MDLX [1560]. 8vo (15 cm; 5.75"). [11 of 12], 348 ff. (lacks the title-leaf).
$3200.00
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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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Ascetical Writer STILL Read for theBeauty of His Prose
Luis de Granada.  Memorial de la vida christiana, en el qual se enseña todo lo que el christiano deve hazer, desde el principio de su conversion hasta el fin de la perfección: Repartido en siete tratados. Barcelona: Por Antonio Lacavalleria, 1674. Folio (27.5 cm; 11"). 2 parts in 1 vol. 302 pp., [1] f.; 263, [1] pp., [12] ff., lacks final two leaves of “tabla” (only).
$350.00
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Rhetoric for the Preacher
Luis, de Granada. Los seis libros de la rhetorica eclesiastica, o de la manera de predicar.... Quinta impresion. Barcelona: En la Imprenta de Juan Jolis y Bernardo Pla, 1778. 4to (20.8 cm, 8.25"). [1] f., xxxvi pp., [6] ff., 562 pp.
$325.00

Rebutting the Execrable Antichrist's Bull”Luther Will NOT Recant
Luther, Martin.  Adversvs execrabilem Antichristi bvllam. Wittembergae: [Melchior Lotter], 1520. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [10] ff.
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“This Informant Denied the Treason, & Kept It Undiscovered”
Macnamara, John.  The information of John Macnamara, Gent. touching the Popish plot in Ireland: carried on by the conspiracies of the Earl of Tyrone, and others his confederates, to deliver up that kingdom to the French King, and establish the Popish religion therein. London: Pr. for Randolph Taylor, 1680. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.25"). [7], 23, [1 (blank)] pp.
$250.00
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Mocking Catholics, the Irish, & the Incarcerated Community”
“Mahony, Dorah.”  Six months in a house of correction, or, the narrative of Dorah Mahony, who was under the influence of the Protestants about a year, and an inmate of the house of correction, in Leverett St., Boston, Massachusetts, nearly six months, in the years 18—. Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey, 1835. 12mo (15.6 cm, 6.15"). 201, [1] pp.
$75.00
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“A Conference between Three Brothers, aCatholic, Protestant, &Presbyterian
[Manning, Robert].  A plain and rational account of the Catholic faith: or, the sum of a conference between three brothers, a Catholic, Protestant, and Presbyterian ... First American edition, revised and corrected from the seventh Dublin edition [ed. by Bishop James Sheil]. Albany: Pr. by Ryer Schermerhorn, 1814. 8vo. 314 pp., [3] ff.
$275.00
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FIRST Grammar & Dictionary of This Language
Marbán, Pedro.  Arte de la lengua moxa, con su vocabulario, y cathecismo. [Lima]: En la Imprenta real de Joseph de Contreras, [1702]. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6"). [8] ff., 664, 142, [22], 163–202 pp., 1 f.
$8500.00
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Faith & LifeFaith & Politics
Margallo, Francisco.  La espada de Holofernes. Bogotá : [Impr. de Bruno Espinosa, por José Ayarza], 1830. Small 4to (20 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 154 pp.
$900.00
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This Hadat Least One Ardent Reader
Maurel, Antoine.   The church and the sovereign pontiff. An analytical catechism. Dublin: James Duffy & Sons, 1878. 8vo. [12], xxiv, [4], [xiii]-xxvii, [1], 304 pp.
$30.00

La Culture de l'Esprit Public
Maury, Jean-Siffrein.  Discours prononcés dans la séance publique tenue par la classe de la langue et de la littérature françoises de l'Institut de France, le mercredi 6 Mai 1807, pour la réception de Son Eminence Mgr. le Cardinal Maury ... premier aumónier de Son Alt. Imp. Mgr. le Prince Jérome Napoléon. Paris: L'Imprimerie de l'Institution Impériale des Sourds-Muets de naissance, 1807. 4to (25 cm, 9.9"). [2], 98 pp.
$200.00
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Mercedarians in Lima 1804
Mercedarians. Third Order. Breve compendio de las reglas, constituciones, privilegios, gracias é indulgencias, de la Real Tercera Orden de Nra. Sra. de la Merced, nuevamente restablecida en la iglesia del convento grande de S. Miguel de Lima.... Lima, [1804]. 4to (19.8 cm, 7.75"). [33] ff.
$800.00

Anabaptists Anathemized
Meshovius, Arnold.  Historiae anabaptisticae libri septem: quibus eius sectae in multiplices sectas iam scissae, ortus, primi authores, progressus ... prophetae & reges monstrosi ... explicantur. Coloniae: apud Gerhard Grevenbruch, 1617. 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [6] ff., 214 pp., [1 (errata)] f.
$500.00
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The INQUISITION & Father Hidalgo's Manifiesto”
Mexico.  Inquisition.  Broadside, begins: Sabed: que ha llegado á nuestras manos un proclama del rebelde Cura de Dolores que se titula: 'Manifiesto, que el Señor Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla::::,, [sic] haze al Pueblo.” Mexico: no publisher/printer, 26 January 1811. Folio (43.4 cm; 17.125"). [1] p.
$12,500.00
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Mexico in 1826: A Response to a Response
“Monigote, El.”  [drop-title] Pira y Honras del Hueso o sea contestacion entre el Monigote, el Sacristan, y el Notario. [Mexico]: [colophon: Valdes], [1826]. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). 6 pp.
$375.00
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The FIRST ENTIRELY ENGRAVED Book
Printed inthe
AMERICAS
Montes de Oca, José.  Vida de San Felipe de Jesus protomartir de Japon y patron de su patria Mexico. Mexico: Montes de Oca ... Calle del. Baustisterio de S. Catalina m.e n.o 3, 1801. 4to (23 cm; 9"). [1] f., 28 [of 30] plts.
$8750.00
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Builder of the First New World Utopian Community
Moreno, Juan Joseph.  Fragmentos de la vida, y virtudes del v. illmo. y rmo. Sr. Dr. D. Vasco de Quiroga primer obispo de la santa iglesia cathedral de Michoacan, y fundador del real, y primitivo Colegio de s. Nicolàs obispo de Valladolid ... Con notas criticas, en que se aclaran muchos puntos historicos, y antiguedades americanas especialmente michoacanenses. Mexico: en la imprenta del Real, y mas antiguo Colegio de S. Ildefonso, 1766. Small 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [13] ff., 202 pp., [2] ff., 29, [1 (errata)] pp., port.
$3500.00
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Sensational Anti-Catholicism (Gaudy Binding, Gaudy Prose)
Morgan, Henry.  The fallen priest. Story founded on fact. Key and sequel to “Boston inside and out.” Boston: Shawmut Publishing Co., (copyright 1883). 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). [1] f., vi, iv [i.e., ii], 434, 76, xxiv pp., [2] ff.
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Hallucinatory NativismThe Inventor of Morse Code
Pontificates onPopery”
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese.  Foreign conspiracy against the liberties of the United States: the numbers of Brutus, originally published in the New-York Observer. New York: Leavitt, Lord, & Co. ... G. & C. Carvill & Co.; Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1835. 16mo (15.7 cm; 6.25"). 188 pp.
$2000.00
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The End Times, According toMuggleton
Muggleton, Lodowick.  A true interpretation of the eleventh chapter of the Revelation of St. John, and other texts in that book; as also many other places of Scripture. London: Pr. for the author, 1662. 4to (18.9 cm, 7.4"). [16], 172, [2 (blank)] pp.
$2400.00
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