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SCROUNGERS” & TheirRIGHTS in 13th-Century ARAGON
(Still Scrounging/Foraging in 1542)
Almudevar (Spain).  Manuscript document, on paper. In Latin. Aragon: 5 May 1542. Small 4to (21.9 cm; 8.675"). [5] pp.
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Sufficient Inducements for a Large Immigration”:
The Charms of Minnesota & Dakota
Andrews, C[hristopher] C[olumbus].  Minnesota and Dacotah: In letters descriptive of a tour through the north-west, in the autumn of 1856. With information relative to public lands, and a table of statistics. Washington: Robert Farnham, 1857. 12mo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). 215, [1 (adv.)] pp.
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Portugal's Colonial Economies & Commerce, Studied by aBrazilian
Azeredo Coutinho, José Joaquim da Cunha de.  Ensaio economico sobre o comercio de Portugal e suas colonias. Offerecido ao serenissimo principe da Beira, o senhor D. Pedro, e publicado de ordem da Academia Real das Sciencias pelo seu socio ... Lisboa: Na Typografia da Academia Real das Sciencias, 1816. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). xxiii, [1], 8, 201, [1] pp., [2] ff.
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Baily's Central American SurveyVolcanic Illustrations
Baily, John.  Central America; describing each of the states of Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica; their natural features, products, population, and remarkable capacity for colonization. London: Trelawney Saunders, 1850. 8vo (20.7 cm; 8.25"). Frontis., xii, 164 pp.; 2 plts.
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Truth & Progess of Knowledge
[Bailey, Samuel].  Essays on the pursuit of truth, on the progress of knowledge, and the fundamental principle of all evidence and expectation. Philadelphia: R.W. Pomeroy (A. Waldie, pr.), 1831. 12mo. [1 (ads)] f., 233 pp., [1 (ads)] f.
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A PHILADELPHIA Bank'sArticles of Incorporation . . .
(Banking).  Philadelphia [National] Bank. Pennsylvania.  Laws, statutes, etc. An act to incorporate the Philadelphia Bank. Philadelphia: Pr. by W. W. Woodward, 1804. 8vo. 21, [1 (blank)] pp.
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State-of-the-Art19th-Century Electrical Studies
Becquerel, Antoine César, & Alexandre Edmond Becquerel.   Traité d'électricité et de magnétisme. Leurs applications aux sciences physiques, aux arts et a l'industrie. Paris: Librairie de Firmin Didot Frères, 1855–56. 8vo (22.7 cm, 9"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 456 pp.; 3 fold. plts. II: [4], 475, [1] pp. III: [4], 412 pp.; 14 fold. plts. (incl. maps).
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New Chemistry, Practical ApplicationsIllustrations!
Berthollet, Claude- Louis, & Amédée B. Berthollet.  Elements of the art of dyeing; with a description of the art of bleaching by oxymuriatic acid. London: Pr. for Thomas Tegg; Simpkin & Marshall; R. Griffin & Co., Glasgow; & J. Cumming, Dublin, 1824. 8vo (23.2 cm; 9.125"). 2 vols. I: xxvii, [1(blank)], 408 pp., 7 plts. (2 fold.). II: vii, [1 (blank), 453 pp., 2 fold. plts.
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ROMAN Political Science in itsOriginal State
Bilhon, Jean Fréderic Joseph.  Du gouvernement des Romains, considéré sous le rapport de la politique, de la justice, des finances, et du commerce. Paris: Chez Louis (pr. by Pierre Didot l'Ainé), 1807. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). viii, 312 pp.
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Civil Engineering:  Building (& Funding!) Railroads, in Italian
Biot, Édouard, & David Hansemann; Luigi Tatti, ed. & trans.  L'architetto delle strade ferrate: Ovvero, saggio sui principi generali dell'arte di formare le strade a ruotaje di ferro di Eduardo Biot altro dei sovraintendenti all' esecuzione della strada ferrata da Santo Stefano a Lione. Recato in Italiano con note ed aggiunte dall' ingegnere Luigi Tatti[.] Unitavi una memoria di Davide Hansemann relativa ai rapporti politici ed economici di questa specie di strade. Milano: Angelo Monti, 1837. 8vo (29.1 cm, 11.45"). viii, 371, [1] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
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Everything You Need toNegotiate” 1857
Blackie's literary and commercial almanac.  1857. Glasgow: Blackie & Son, [1856]. 16mo (8.1 cm; 3.25"). 95, [1] pp.
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History of Malta & the Knights HospitallersWell Bound, Handsomely Illustrated
Boisgelin de Kerdu, Pierre Marie Louis de.  Ancient and modern Malta: Containing a full and accurate account of the present state of the islands of Malta and Goza, the history of the knights of St. John of Jerusalem, also a narrative of the events which attended the capture of these islands by the French, and their conquest by the English: and an appendix, containing authentic state-papers and other documents. London: Richard Phillips, 1805. 4to (27.5 cm, 10.75"). 2 vols. I: [6], xlviii, 326 pp.; 2 fold. plts., 3 fold. tables, 17 plts. (fold. map & 1 prelim. f. lacking).  II: [8], vi, xxxi, [1], 258, [2], 315, [9 (index)] pp.; 5 plts.
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Curbing Contraband
Brazil.  Laws, statutes, etc. 14 November 1757.[drop-title] Eu elrey. Faço saber aos que este alvará com força de ley virem: Que sendo o delicto do contrabando hum dos mais perniciosos entre os que infectaõ os estados.... [Lisbon, 1757]. Folio. 8 pp.

Hands OffOur Guano!
Briceño, Mariano de. Memoir justificatory of the conduct of the government of Venezuela on the Isla de Aves question, presented to his excellency the secretary of state of the United States.... Washington City: F.H. Sage, printer, 1858. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 22 pp., [1 (blank)] f.

A Short Line RAILROAD IsProposed
Bridgeport Railroad Committee.  Broadside. Begins: Circular. To the Inhabitants of the Ousatonic Valley. Fellow Citizens: — The facilities ofr travel and transportation through the country increase the wealth and comfort of the community. Bridgeport : 30 January 1836. Folio (12.75"). 2 pp.
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London Street VendorsLive” & in COLOR!
[Busby, Thomas Lord].  Costume of the lower orders of the metropolis. [London: Samuel Leigh, ca. 1820]. 24mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). Engr. t.-p., 23 col. plts.
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