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English Puritan vs. Italian Jesuit
Ames, William.  Bellarminus enervatus, siue Disputationes anti-Bellarminianae, in illustri Frisiorum Academia ... In quatuor tomos divisus. Londini [i.e. Amsterdam?]: [W.J. Blaeu? for London] Apud Ioannem Humpfridum [& H. Robinson], 1633 [i.e.,1632]. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.9"). Four parts in one. [4] ff., 208 pp.; 218; [2], 401, [11] pp.
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Three Classic Poets, Two Languages, One Miniature Collection
Anacreon.  Ai tou Anakreontos Odai [sic] kai ta the Sapphous, kai Erinnas Leipsana. Edinburgh: Apud Hamilton, Balfour, & Neill, 1754. 24mo (9 cm, 3.5"). [4], 72, 8, 76 pp.
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Foulis PressClassic Greek Poets
Anacreon, Sappho, Alcaeus.  Hai tou Anakreontos odai. Kai ta tes Sapphous, kai ta tou Alkaiou leipsana. Glasguae: R. & A. Foulis, 1761. 32mo (7.9 cm, 3.1"). [2], [5]–83, [1] pp. (half-title lacking).
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The Most FamousFairy-Tale Author of All
Andersen, Hans Christian.  The fairy tale of my life. New York (pr. in Denmark): British Book Centre Inc., (copyright 1954). Folio. 350 pp.; illus.
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Tales for the Ageless: ILLUSTRATED Fairy Tales,
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Andersen, Hans Christian; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Charles Perrault; et al.   Aladdin and the wonderful lamp. Joseph and his brothers. The three bears. The ugly duckling. The sleeping beauty in the wood. The tale of Ali Baba and the forty thieves. Bluebeard. Hansel and Gretel. Jack and the beanstalk. The emperor's new clothes. Pandora's box. King Midas and the golden touch. Beauty and the beast. Dick Whittington and his cat. St. George and the dragon. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1949-1952. 8vo (31 cm, 12.1"). 15 vols. Illus.
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How Many? HODS were in aDale” of Coal?
[Anderson, Andrew].  Broadside.  Begins: “At Edinburgh, 170....”[Edinburgh, ca. 1700]. Folio (31.4 cm, 12.4"). [1] p.
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“The Mind ofCatharine was . . . Well Proportioned, & Delicately Balanced
Anderson, Rufus.  Memoir of Catharine Brown, a Christian Indian of the Cherokee nation.   Boston: Samuel T. Armstrong, & Crocker & Brewster; New York: John P. Haven, 1825. 12mo (15 cm; 5.875"). Frontis., 180 pp.
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A Merrie Crew?
Angelique, Pierre [pseud. of Georges Bataille].  A tale of satisfied desire. Paris: The Olympia Press, July 1953. 8vo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). 105, [5] pp.
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The Philosophical Angler
“Angler, An” [i.e, Humphry Davy].  Salmonia: or days of fly fishing. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. 12mo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). 312 pp., 3 plts.
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A “First Lady's” Birthday Present Verses for “la Flor Encantadora”
Anonymous.  [drop-title] A la Señora Doña Francisca A. de Barrios, en su cumpleaños. [Guatemala: No publisher/printer, 24 July 1881. Small folio (27.5 cm; 10.875"). [2] pp.
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Death of aBad Hombre
Anonymous.  Broadside, begins: “Muerte del famoso malhechor Julian Junco.” [Mexico: No publisher/printer, ca. 1849]. Small folio (30.5 cm; 12"). [1] p.
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A PortugueseAnti-Church Law Explained
Anonymous.  Carta em que um amigo sendo consultado por outro sobre a inteligencia da lei do primeiro de Agosto de 1774. Lisboa: Na Regia Officina Typografica, 1774. Folio (31 cm; 12.25"). 16 pp.
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17th-Century French Politics:  François, que faites-vous?
Anonymous.   [drop-title] Cassandre françoise. [Paris: 1615]. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). 22, [2 (blank)] pp.
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REGICIDE Pilloried Sort Of
Anonymous.  Invisible John made visible: or, A grand pimp of tyranny portrayed, in Barkstead’s arraignment at the barre, vvhere he stands impeached of high treason, and other gross misdemeanours, as the late tyrant’s bum-bayliff in his most arbitrary, oppressive and tyrannical invasions of the rights and liberties of Engli sh-men, within the late cantonized county of Middlesex, the City of London Tower, &c. Whereunto are added, five queries, to the Parliament, Council of State, and Army.... London: no publisher/printer, 1659. Small 4to. [1] ff., 6 pp.
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The BALLAD of Gawain Illustrated & Beautifully Printed
Anonymous.  Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Tacambaro, Michoacan, Mexico: Taller Martin Pescador, 2013. Folio.
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The Dangers of Bishops
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).
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Practical Christian Ethics Incunable EditionTwo Large Painted Initials
Antoninus Florentinus.  Summa theologica. [Basel: Michael Wenssler], 4 January 1485. Folio (35 cm, 13.8"). Part two only of five. [321] ff. (of 322, lacking title-page).
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Limited Edition Facsimile
Antonozzi, Leopardo.  De Caratteri. [Rome 1638]. Nieuwkoop: Miland Publishers, 1971. Oblong 4to. 57 pp.
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A Spy Accuses an Archbishop of Heresy
Antraigues, Emmanuel Henri Louis Alexandre de Launai, comte d'.   Henri-Alexandre Audainel, (comte d'Antraigues) a Etienne-Charles de Lomenie, archevêque de Sens. Orléans: 1791. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). 34, [2 (blank)] pp.
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Tom, I don't believe it can be done!
Dad, I'm sure it can
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Appleton, Victor.  Tom Swift and his photo telephone, or The picture that saved a fortune. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1927]. 8vo. 216, 4 [ads] pp.
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The Best of 16th-Century Italian Satire
Ariosto, Ludovico, & others; Francesco Sansovino, ed.  Sette libri di satire di Ludovico Ariosto, Hercole Bentivogli, Luigi Alemanni, Pietro Nelli, Antonino Vinciguerra, Francesco Sansovino, ed altri scrittori. Venice: Appresso Fabio, & Agostin Zopini fratelli, 1583. 8vo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). [8], 206, [1] ff. (lacking original final blank).
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Translated Asgill”Strikes Back
[Asgill, John]. Mr. Asgill’s defence upon his expulsion from the House of Commons of Great Britain in 1707. With an introduction, and a postscript. London: A. Baldwin, 1712. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). 87, [1] pp.
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A Dobson Printing ofAsplund's Annual Register
Anti-Slavery Content
Asplund, John.  The annual register of the Baptist denomination, in North-America; to the first of November, 1790. Containing an account of the churches and their constitutions, ministers, members, associations, their plan and sentiments, rule and order, proceedings and correspondence. Also remarks upon practical religion. [Philadelphia: Pr. by Thomas Dobson, 1792]. Small 4to. iv, 5-57, [1], 69-70 pp.
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Seceders & Covenanters
Associate Reformed Church in North America.  The Constitution and Standards.... New York: Pr. by T.J. Swords, 1799. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 612 pp., [2] ff.
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Litterati of Antwerp Salute One of Their OwnPortrait after Peter Paul Rubens
Woodcut *&* Engraved Versions of the Plantin Device
Asterius, Episcopus Amasenus.  S. Asteri Episcopi amaseae homiliae Graecè & Latinè nunc primùm editae Philippo Rubenio interprete. Antverpiae: Ex Officina Plantiniana, apud viduam & filios Ioannis Moreti, 1615. 4to (24.13 cm, 9.5"). [6] ff., 284, pp., [2] ff.
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Two Church Fathers Two Scholar Printers
An Apparatus by Erasmus
Athanasius, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria.  Athanasii Episcopi Alexandrini sanctissima, eloquentissma que opera ... que omnia olimia[m] latina facta Christophoro Porsena, Ambrosio Monacho, Angelo Politiano, interpretibus, una cum doctissima Erasmi Roterodani ad pium lectorem paraclesi. [bound with another work as below]. Parisiis: Joanne Paruo [i.e., Jean Petit] , [1519]. Folio extra. [6], 255, [66] ff. [bound with] Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea.  Basilii Magni Caesariensium in Cappadocia Antistitis sanctissimi opera plane diuina, variis e locis sedulo collecta: & accuratio[n]e ac impe[n]sis Iodici Badii Asce´sii recognita & coimpressa, quorum index proxima pandetur charta. [Paris: Venundantur eidem Ascensio [i.e., Badius Ascensius, 1520]. Folio extra. [10], 178 ff.
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A “Period” ProductionPeriod” Pleasures
Augur, C.H.  Half-true tales. Stories founded on fiction. New York: PUCK / Keppler & Schwarzmann, 1891. Frontis., [6], 203, [1] pp.; illus.
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Sermons to Hermits, Attributed toAugustine16th-Century Edition in Italian
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.  Sermoni agli eremiti del divo Aurelio Agostino Hipponense ... Nuovamente stampati. Et ... espurgati. Venice: [colophon: Domenego Zio e fradelli], 1538. 8vo (15.3 cm, 6"). [160] ff.
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Jane Austen's WorksA Handsome, Limited Edition
Illustrated by the Brock Brothers     
Austen, Jane.  The novels and letters of Jane Austen. New York & Philadelphia: Frank S. Holby, 1906. 8vo. 12 (of 12) vols. I: Frontis., [6], vii–lix, [6], 255 pp.; 5 plts. II: Frontis., [8], 302 pp.; 6 plts. III: Frontis., [4], v–vii, 3–283 pp.; 5 plts. IV: Frontis., [8], [3]–299 pp.; 5 plts. V: Frontis., [4], v–vii, [5], 338 pp.; 5 plts. VI: Frontis., [8], 347 pp.; 5 plts. VII: Frontis., [6], vii–viii, [4]–339 pp.; 5 plts. VIII: Frontis., [8], 359 pp.; 5 plts. IX: Frontis., [4], v–viii, [4]–338 pp.; 5 plts. X: Frontis., [4], vii–viii, [4]–362 pp.; 5 plts. XI: [10], 3–392 pp.; 3 plts. XII: Frontis., [8], 3–393 pp.; 3 plts. (1 fold.).
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The Summit of Jane Austen's Art”
Austen, Jane.  Persuasion. Westport, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1977. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). x, [2], 241, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts.
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