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Recusant Choler &Taking Edward Coke to Task
[Parsons, Robert].  A quiet and sober reckoning with M. Thomas Morton somewhat set in choler by his aduersary P.R. concerning certaine imputations of wilfull falsities obiected to the said T.M. in a treatise of P.R. intituled Of Mitigation. [St. Omer: English College Press], 1609. 4to (17.8 cm; 7"). [20] ff., 688 pp., [8] ff.
$1000.00
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Banned! in Mexico
(Pascal, Blaise).  Carta de un leonés a uno de los suscritores a la reimpresion de las Cartas provinciales de Pascal. México: Impr. de Luis Abadiano y Valdes, 1842. Small 4to. 16 pp.
$150.00
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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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First Pepler & Gill CollaborationOnly the Second Book Gill Illustrated
Pepler, Hilary Douglas Clarke.  The Devil's devices[,] or contol versus service. London: Hampshire House Workshops, 1915. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). viii, 124, [5[ pp., illus.
[SOLD]
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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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Baja, Florida, Spanish Southwest, & Northern Mexico
Perez de Ribas, Andres.  Historia de los triumphos de nuestra santa fee entre gentes las mas barbaras, y fieras del nuevo Orbe, conseguidos por los soldados de la Milicia de la Compañia de Iesus en las missiones e la prouincia de Nueua-España ... Madrid: Por Alo[n]so de Paredes, 1645. Folio. [20] ff., 763, [1] pp.
$37,500.00
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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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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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Defending against theGrand Jury's False Findings Re: THE NATIVIST RIOTS
Philadelphia (Pa.). Catholics.  Address of the Catholic lay citizens, of the city and county of Philadelphia, to their fellow-citizens, in reply to the presentment of the Grand jury of the Court of quarter sessions of May term 1844, in regard to the causes of the late riots in Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Printed by M. Fithian,, 1844. 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 12 pp.
[SOLD]
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A Biography of Savonarola byHis Friend
Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni Francesco.  Vita R. P. Fr. Hieronymi Savonarolae ferrariensis, ord. praedicatorum. Paris: Sumptibus Ludovici Billaine, 1674. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). Vol. I of II. Frontis., [18] ff., 385 [i.e., 375], [1] pp. Plates.
$900.00
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Printed in Black & RED Woodcut Initials PLANTIN LEAVES
(Plantin Press).   Offered are a small selection of very attractive leaves from a sadly incomplete and imperfectly identified Roman Missal printed at Christopher Plantin's press in Antwerp, circa 1570. All leaves are 8vo, measuring approximately 197 x 142 mm or 7 3/4" x 5 3/8" (h x w), and each page is printed in double-column format, in black ink with some words or lines in red; amount of printing in red varies from page to page.
Each: $30.00

Renaissance HUMANIST Study ofChurch History
Platina, Bartolomeo.  Bap. Platinae, cremonensis, opus de vitis ac gestis summorum pontificum. Coloniae: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1562. Folio (29.1 cm, 11.5"). [10] ff., 385 pp. [i.e., 399], [1] p.; 98 pp., [13] ff.
$500.00
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Renaissance Humanist Study ofChurch History
Platina, Bartolomeo.  Historia B. Platinae de vitis pontificum romanorum. Coloniae: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1568. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [24], 454 [i.e., 464], [2], 469–565 [i.e., 535], [1], 98, [2], [32 (index)], 28, 31, [17], 144 [i.e., 146] pp. (pagination erratic).
$975.00
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BENEDICTINES Come to the New World
with COLUMBUS
A FINE Engraved Title-Page & 18 Splendid Plates
[Plautius, Caspar]. Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis.... [Linz], 1621. Folio (32.6 cm, 12.875"). )(4 (-)(4, blank) A–M4 N4 (-N4, blank); Engr. t.-p., [2] ff., 101, [1] pp.; 18 plts.
$27,000.00

Feuding Irish Historians
Plowden, Francis.  An historical letter to the Rev. Charles O'Conor, D.D. heretofore styling himself Columbanus: upon his five addresses or letters to his countrymen. Dublin: Sold by Hugh Fitzpatrick, 1812. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). Frontis. port., viii, xii, [2], 367, 126, viii, [3]–17 [3] pp.
[SOLD]
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Turning-Point in the Ignatian Controvery:  The Rejection of the Longer Greek Recension
Polycarp, Saint, Bp. of Smyrna; & Ignatius, Saint, Bp. of Antioch.   Polycarpi et Ignatii epistolae: una cum vetere vulgata interpretatione Latina, ex trium manuscriptorum codicum collatione, integritati suae restituta. Accessit & Ignatianarum epistolarum versio antiqua alia, ex duobus manuscriptis in Anglia repertis, nunc primum in lucem edita. Quibus praefixa est, non de Ignatii solum & Polycarpi scriptis, sed etiam de apostolicis constitutionibus & canonibus Clementi Romano tributis. Oxoniae: Excudebat Leonardus Lichfield Academiae Typographus, 1644. 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). cxlvi, [1], 243, [2], 53 pp.
$1000.00
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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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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.
$500.00

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His “Christian History” (the Early Era)Corrected & Expanded
Priestley, Joseph.  A general history of the Christian church, to the fall of the Western Empire ...the second edition improved. Northumberland [PA]: Pr. for the author by Andrew Kennedy, 1803–04. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 488 pp. II: 552 (i.e., 554), [2] pp.
$975.00
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His “Christian History” (the Later Era) First Edition
Priestley, Joseph.  A general history of the Christian church, from the fall of the Western Empire to the present time.... Northumberland [PA]: Pr. for the author by Andrew Kennedy, 1802–03. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 4 vols. I: xxxvi, 475, [1 (blank)] pp. II: vii, [1], 539, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [6], 488 pp. IV: x, [3], xii–xiii, [1], 480 pp.
$1100.00
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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.
[SOLD]
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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).
$1150.00
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Getting It Right . . . Rubricæ Missalis Romani
Quarti, Paolo Maria.  Rubricæ Missalis Romani commentariis illustratæ.... Accessere in hac novissima editione tractatus duo ejusdem auctoris, I. De processionibus ecclesiasticis & de Litaniis Sanctorum: II. De sacris benedictionibus, deque rebus benedictione sacratis. Venetiis: Ex typographia Balleoniana, 1727. Folio (34.8 cm, 13.75"). [12] ff., 464 pp., [14] ff., 192 pp., [6] ff.
$500.00
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Scarce Catholic ReformationDefense of Communion
Rasperger, Christoph.  Verantwortung, die Communion einer gstalt betreffend, mit gründlicher widerlegung dreyer Lutherischer Streit vnd Lasterschrifften. München: [Colophon: Gedruckt ... bey Adam Berg], 1567. 4to (20.4 cm; 8"). [1], 88, [1] ff.
$950.00
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Popular “Medieval” NovelIllustrated by Lynd Ward
Reade, Charles.  The cloister and the hearth. A tale of the Middle Ages. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. 8vo. 2 vols. I: xv, [1], 367, [1] pp.; 15 plts. II: 745, [3] pp.; 15 plts.
$75.00
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The Original American Convent Tell-AllHere with a Defense
Confirming” Its Veracity
Reed, Rebecca Theresa.  Six months in a convent. Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1835. 12mo (15.4 cm, 6.1"). 192 pp. [with] Supplement to “Six months in a convent,” confirming the narrative of Rebecca Theresa Reed by the testimony of more than one hundred witnesses ... Containing a minute account of the elopement of Miss Harrison. Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1835. (15.6 cm, 6.15"). 264 pp.
[SOLD]
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Lima Mourns Charles IIIEngraving by VazquezA RARE Type of Volume
from anInteresting Press
Rico, Juan.  Reales exequias, que por el fallecimiento del señor don Carlos III, rey de España y de las Indias, mando celebrar en la ciudad de Lima. Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos, 1789. Folio. [2] ff., 169, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 50 pp., fold. plt.
$8750.00
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Lima MournsCharles III
Rico, Juan.  Reales exequias, que por el fallecimiento del señor don Carlos III, rey de España y de las Indias, mando celebrar en la ciudad de Lima. Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos, 1789. Folio. [2] ff., 169, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 50 pp., fold. plt.
$1275.00
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ThisAZTEC Catholic Catechism Its First EditionAn Interesting Binding
Ripalda, Gerónimo.  Catecismo mexicano. Mexico: Impr. de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1758. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [17] ff., 170 pp., [1] f.
$5000.00
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WELCOME! to the Order ofthe Sisters of Santiago
Robles Gorbalan, Margarita de.  Manuscript document signed. On paper, in Spanish. Toledo: 21 September 1703. Folio (29.3 cm; 11.5"). [3] pp.
[SOLD]
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Strong Advice against Enthusiasm
Rodríguez de Rivas y Velasco, Diego.  [drop-title] Carta pastoral, que el Ilmo. Sr. Dr. D. Diego Rodriguez Rivas, y Velasco, escribió á las religiosas de su obispado de Guadalaxara, con el motivo de la real cedula expedida por S.M. en el real sitio del Pardo à 19. de marzo de 1768. à fin de preservar del contagio del fanatismo à las religiosas de su filiacion. [Puebla]: No publisher/printer, [1768]. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75" ). [1] f., 37, [1 (blank)] pp.
$950.00
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French Translation of the NT withExegesis of Text
 & of PICTURES
Rohault de Fleury, Charles.  L'évangile études iconographiques et archéologiques. Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1874. Folio (33 cm, 13"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [8], vii, [1], 287 pp.; 53 plts. II: Frontis., [4], 320 pp.; 46 plts.
$350.00
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The Virtue of Mercy:  Elaborately, Elegantly, EMBLEMATICALLY ILLUSTRATED
Roscius, Julius.  Icones operum misericordiae cum Iulii Roscii Hortini Sententiis et explicationibu. Romae: Impensis Bartholomaei Grassii, incidebat Marius Cartarius [colophon: ex typographia Bartholomaei Bonfadini], 1586 [colophon: 1585]. Folio. [14] ff., 112 (i.e., 110) pp. (lacks final blank leaf only); illus. (2 engr. t-p and 15 plates).
[SOLD]
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Censoring “Satanic” Art
Rosignoli, Carlo Gregorio [Charles Grégoire].  La pittura in giudicio, overo il bene delle oneste pitture, e’l male delle oscene. Opera di Carlo Gregorio Rosignoli della compagnia di Giesu. Milan: Nella Stampa di Giuseppe Malatesta, 1697. 12mo (14.8 cm; 5.75"). [11] ff., 316 pp. Lacks engr. frontis.
$750.00
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The Watermark Points toPrinting in Mexico or Puebla
Roxas [Rojas], Alonso de.  Al rey nuestra Señor, por la Provincia de la Compañía de Iesus de la Nueva España. En satisfación de un libro de el visitador obispo D. Juan de Palafox y Mendoza. [Mexico?, Puebla?, Madrid?]: No publisher/printer, [1650]. Small 4to (21 cm; 8.25"). 278 pp.
$6000.00
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AnInnocent Man ExecutedHis Speech, His “Paper”
Russell, William.  The speech of the late Lord Russel, to the sheriffs: Together with the paper deliver’d by him to them, at the place of execution, on July 21. 1683. [colophon: London: John Darby (by direction of the Lady Russel), 1683]. Folio (30.2 cm, 11.9"). 4 pp.
$350.00
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