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Early Days of a New York–BasedCUBAN Multi-Faceted Trading Empire
(Ceballos, Juan M.).  Collection of 26 autograph and letterpress letters and manuscripts sent to him. Havana, Paris, London, & elsewhere: 1855–56. 4to (approx. 27 cm; 10.5") and smaller. [36] pp. (including integral address leaves).
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With BOTH the Author's & the Subject'sSignatures
Cecil, Richard.  Memoirs of John Bacon, esq. R.A. with reflections drawn from a review of his moral and religious character. London: Pr. for F. & C. Rivington by R. Noble, 1801. 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). Frontis., iv, 118, [2 (1 adv.)] pp.
$1800.00
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Tilting at Windmills, Protecting Dulcinea, & Flying to the MOON
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. Primera parte del ingenioso hidalgo don Qvixote de la Mancha. En Brucelas: Por Huberto Antonio, 1617. 8vo ( 16.8 cm; 6.625"). [8] ff., 583, [1] p., [3] ff. (one leaf in facsimile).
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Famous AdventuresFamous Illustrations
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, & George Cruikshank (illustrator).   Illustrations of Don Quijote, in a series of fifteen plates. London: Charles Tilt, 1834. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.625"). [2], [30] pp., 15 plts.
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Adventures of an Unfortunate Spaniard
Céspedes y Meneses, Gonzalo de.  Poema tragico del español Gerardo, y desengaño del amor lascivo. Primera, y segunda parte. Madrid: Don Pedro Marin, 1788. 4to (20.8 cm, 8.4"). [4], 447, [1] pp.
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The Machinations ofNAPOLEON Against the Spanish
Cevallos, Pedro.  Exposicion de los hechos y maquinaciones que han preparado la usurpacion de la corona de España, y los medios que el Emperor de los Franceses ha puesto en obra para realizarla. Mallorca: En la imprenta de Melchor Guasp, 1808. 4to (19.5 cm, 7.625"). 60 pp. [bound with] Cevallos, Pedro de. Política peculiar de Buonaparte en quanto a la religion católica.... Palma[, Mallorca]: En la imprenta de Brusi, 1812. 4to. 48 pp.
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The Grounds of the Old Religion”
Challoner, Richard.  The grounds of the old religion: or, some general arguments in favour of the Catholic, Apostolic, Roman, communion...by a convert. Philadelphia: Augustine Fagan, 1814. 8vo. 204 pp.
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AMERICAN EditionAMERICAN Bespoke Binding Complete & ATTRACTIVE
Chalmers, Alexander.  The British essayists: With prefaces, historical and biographical, by A Chalmers. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1856–57. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 38 vols. (1, 2, 5, 6, 13, 14, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, & 32 with frontis.)
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Why the Believers Believed . . .
Chalmers, George. An apology for the believers in the Shakspeare-papers, which were exhibited in Norfolk-Street. London: Thomas Egerton, 1797. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). iv, 628 pp.; 1 plt.
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Why the Believers BelievedA Supplement
Chalmers, George. A supplemental apology for the believers in the Shakspeare-papers: Being a reply to Mr. Malone’s answer, which was early announced, but never published. London: Thomas Egerton, 1799. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). vii, 654, [2] pp.
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The Later Years of theGolden Cockerel
Chambers, David, & Christopher Sandford, comp.  Cock-a-hoop a sequel to Chanticleer, Pertelote, and Cockalorum. Being a bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press September 1949 — December 1961. [Vancouver]: Pr. by W. & J. Mackay Ltd. for the Private Libraries Association for the Golden Cockerel Press, [1961]. 8vo (25.3 cm, 10"). 126 pp.; illus.
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Early MedicineAscensius Edition16th-Century Panel Stamp to Binding
Champier, Symphorien.   Rosa gallica ... omnibus sanitate[m] affecta[n]tibus utilis & necessaria. Que in se co[n]tinet precepta, auctoritates, atq[ue] sente[n]tias memoratu dignas, ex Hippocratis, Galeni, Erasistrati, Asclepiadis, Diascoridis, Rasis, Haliabatis, Isaac, Avicen[n]ae, multoru[m]q[ue] alioru[m] clarorum virorum libris in unum collectas: quae ad medicam artem recta[mque] vivendi forma[m] plurimu[m] conducu[n]t. Una cu[m] sua pretiosa Margarita: de medici atq[ue] egri officio. [colophon: Valentia Allobrogum {i.e., Paris}]: Venundatur ab Iodoco Badio [Ascensio], [colophon: 1518]. 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.55"). [8], CXXXVI ff.
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PERSIA in10 Volumes & 79 Plates
Chardin, John.  Voyages de Mr. le chevalier Chardin, en Perse, et autres lieux de l'Orient. Paris: André Cailleau, 1723. 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 10 vols. I: Frontis., [10], 254 pp.; 1 fold. map. II: 334 pp.; 4 fold. plts., 5 plts. III: 285, [1 (blank)] pp.; 4 fold. plts., 3 plts. IV: 280 pp.; 2 fold. plts., 3 plts. V: 312 pp.; 4 fold. tables, 5 plts. VI: 328 pp.; 4 plts. VII: [10], 15–448 [i.e., 446] pp. VIII: 255, [1 (blank)] pp.; 10 fold. plts., 6 plts. IX: 308 pp.; 1 double-spread fold. plt., 8 fold. plts., 19 plts. X: [22], 3–220, [82 (index)] pp.
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It Is a Sad Thing to ConsiderWhat a World of Heresies are Crept into this Nation”
Charles II, King of England, 1630–85 (supposed author).   [drop-title] Copies of two papers written by the late King Charles II. Of blessed memory. [London: 1686?]. Folio (31 cm; 12"). 4 pp.
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Trying to Regulate Prices in the16th-Century French Hospitality “Industry”
Charles IX, King of France. Declaration du roy [Charles IX], pour l'observation et entretenement de son ordonnance faicte sur le reiglement des hosteliers, taverniers & cabaretiers, & pris des vivres en chasque saison de l'année. Paris: Par Robert Estienne, 1564. Small 8vo (16 cm; 6.25"). [8] ff.
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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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One of theGreat EARLY Chaucerian Collections
Chaucer, Geoffrey.  The workes of Geffrey Chaucer, newlie printed, with diuers addicions, whiche were neuer in print before: with the siege and destruccion of the worthy citee of Thebes, compiled by Ihon Lidgate, Monke of Berie... [London: Pr. by Jhon [sic] Kyngston for Jhon [sic] Wight, 1561]. Folio (33.7 cm, 13.25"). [4], CCCLXVII ff. (lacking 6 prelim. ff., incl. t.-p., and “General Prologue”; pagination erratic; CCCLXXVIII lacking but supplied in facsimile).
$8000.00
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American Conscience 1771
Chauncy, Charles.  A compleat view of episcopacy, as exhibited from the fathers of the Christian church until the close of the second century.... Boston: Pr. by Daniel Kneeland, 1771. 8vo. x, 474 pp., [2] ff.
$400.00
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Intrigue with England
Chauvelin, Bernard-François, & Grenville, William Wyndham Grenville.   Exposé historique des motifs qui ont amené la rupture entre la République Française & S.M. Britannique. [Paris: Imprimerie nationale, 1793]. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). 95, [1] pp.
$225.00
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Paine Was aDIRTY Man!
Cheetham, James.  The life of Thomas Paine, author of Common sense, The crisis, Rights of man, &c. &c. &c. New York: Southwick & Pelsue, 1809. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). 347, [1] pp.
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LEC Chekhov
Chekhov, Anton.  The short stories of Anton Chekhov. Avon, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1973. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). xv, [1], 315, [3] pp.; 10 col. plts.
$85.00
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The Council of TrentFind theBOOK RULINGS in the Index
Chifflet, Philippe.  Sacrosancti et oecumenici Concilii Tridentini Paulo III, Iulio III et Pio IV pontificibus maximus celebrati canones et decreta. Antverpiae: Apud Hieronimum Verdussen, 1677. 12mo (14.1 cm; 5.5"). [24], 187 [i.e., 287], [1], LX, [76] pp.; illus., ports.
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Beautifully Embellished with Superior Engravings, for the Mind & Eye
The child's own Sunday book ; or Sabbath-day lessons for little children.  New Haven: S. Babcock, [1840?].  (11.2 cm, 4.375"). 16 pp.; illus.
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Preparing to Be Viceroy & to BeFAR AWAY from Spain
Chinchon, Conde de (i.e., Luis Jerónimo Fernández de Cabrera y Bobadilla).  [Power of attorney, begins:] Sepan quantos esta carta de poder vieren, como yo don Luis Geronimo Ferna[n]dez de Cabrera y Bobadilla ... Conde de Chincon ... ortogo todo mi poder cumplido ... Odon [Spain]: No publisher/printer, 1628. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [6] ff.
$775.00
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In the DUTCH National Library NOT Reported Elsewhere
(Chinoiserie). Verhalen uit China. Met platen. Leiden: P.J. Trap (pr. by H.R. De Breuk), [ca. 1825–45]. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). vii, [1], 135 (lacking pp. 33/34 & 39/40), [1 (blank)] pp.; 5 col. plts.
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“And He Cried,If the Rogues Like My Book so Well, Another Year I Will Try
(Christmas Gift Annual for Children).  The Saint Nicholas gift. For little boys and girls. Boston: T.H. Carter & Co., 1844. 32mo (11.6 cm; 4.5"). xii, [1], 14–104, [4] pp.; 7 leaves of plates; illus.
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Anglican Liturgy, in Greek
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer. Greek. 1665.   [in Greek, transliterated:] Biblos tes demosias euches kai teleseos mysterion kai ton allon thesmon kai teleton tes ekklesias, kata to eth[os] tes Agglikanes Ekklesias. Pros [de] t[ou]tois typos k[ai] tropos tes katagaseos, cheirotonias, kai kathieroseos episkopon, presbyteron, k[ai] diakonon. En te Kantabrigia: Ioannou Phieldou, 1665. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). [36], 126, [2 (blank)] pp. [as issued, with the same publisher's] Bible. Psalms. Greek. 1664. Psalterion toy Dabid kata tous Hebdomekonta eis ta tmemata, ta en te tes Agglikanes Ekkesias leitourgia nomizomena, diegemenon. 12mo. 1664. [2], 115, [3], 117–71, [1] pp. [and] Bible. New Testament. Greek. 1665. Tes kaines diathekes apanta. 12mo. [2], 419, [1], pp.
$1800.00
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Beautifully Bound BCP with Plentiful Options forPsalmsBound by HAYDAY
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England: Together with the psalter or psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Cambridge: John Baskerville & B. Dod, 1762. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [392] pp. [with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. 1762. Sternhold & Hopkins. The whole book of Psalms, collected into English metre . . . Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1762. 12mo. [122] pp. [and] Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. 1762. Tate & Brady. A new version of the Psalms of David, fitted to the tunes used in churches. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1762. 12mo. [104] pp.
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EarlyBaskerville BCP
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England: Together with the psalter or psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Cambridge: John Baskerville for B. Dod, 1760. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.6"). [544] pp.
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The FIRST Complete Church of England Liturgy inGREEK
Church of England. Book of Common Prayer.  Greek.  [in Greek, romanized as ] Leitourgia Brettanikē ēgoun Biblos dēmosiōn euchōn kai diakonēseōs mystēriōn kai tōn allōn thesmōn kai teletōn en tē Ekklēsia hēmōn Anglikanē eis t[ēn] tōn philhellēnōn neōn charin hellēnisti ekdotheisa. Liber precum publicarum ac celebrationis sacramentorum reliquorumq[ue]; rituum & caeremoniarum in Ecclesiâ nostrâ Anglicanâ, in studiosae juventutis gratiam nunc primùm graecè editus. Operâ & studio Eliae PetilI presbyteri. Londini: Typis Tho. Cotes pro Richardo Whitakero, 1638. 8vo (16.1 cm, 6.5"). [262] pp. (lacking prelim. blank f.). [π1A4α4(-α1) β4γ4 ¶4¶¶4¶¶¶1 B–N4 A–04 P2].
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What to Wear, theDuty of Schoole-Masters, Divorce Sentences, & More
Church of England.  Constitutions and canons. 1603. English.   Constitutions and canons ecclesiasticall treated upon by the Bishop of London, president of the convocation for the province of Canterbury, and the rest of the bishops and clergy of the said province: And agreed upon with the Kings Majesties licence in their synod begun at London, anno Dom. 1603, and in the year of the reign of our soveraigne Lord James, by the grace of God, King of England, France, and Ireland the first, and of Scotland the 37. And now published for the due observation of them, by His Majesties authority under the Great Seal of England. London: Pr. by John Norton, for Joyce Norton, and Richard Whitaker, 1633. Small 4to. [60] ff.
$500.00
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McMurrin CopyMormon Provenance
Church of Latter-day Saints.  The book of Mormon: An account written by the hand of Mormon, upon plates taken from the plates of Nephi ... fifth electrotype edition. Liverpool: George Teasdale, 1889. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). xii, 623 pp.
$950.00
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Lives of Popes & Popely Letters
Ciampini, Giovanni Giustino. Examen libri pontificalis, sive vitarum romanorum pontificum; quae sub nomine Anastasij bibliothecarij circumferuntur.... Romae: Komarek, 1688. 4to. a–b4 A–P4 2A–2P4[8] ff., 120, 119, [1] pp. [also bound in, the same author's] Parergon ad examen libri pontificalis,sive, epistola Pii II. ad Carolum VII. regem Franciae ab haereticis deprauata, & à Launoiana calumnia vindicata.... Romae: Joannis Jacobi Komarek, 1688. 4to. π4 A–E4; 39 pp.
$950.00
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Uncommon Lyonnaise CiceroBadius Ascensius Edition
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  Martii Tulii Ciceronis Philosophie totius, ac facundie principis, De officiis, Amicitia, Senectute & Paradoxis illustria monimenta... Lugduni: Martin Boillon (pr. by Jean de la Place), [1512]. 4to in 8s (24.5 cm, 9.65"). [6], 260 ff.
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Roman Philosophy Explained by aGerman Humanist
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  M.T. Ciceronis libri tres De officiis ... Hac 2. Editione et Correctis, & nonnihil auctis ... Addita sunt et scholia brevia eiusdem in Catonem, Laelium Paradoxa, et Somnium Scipionis. Basileae: Ex Officina Hervagiana, per Eusebium Episcopium, 1569. Folio (31.9 cm; 12.5"). [5] ff., 732 cols., 733–50 pp., [26] ff., 262 cols., [22] pp., 134 cols., [9] ff., 60 cols., [4] ff., 62 cols., [7] pp. Lacks an internal blank and the final three leaves of index.
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De SenectuteCicero on Old Age in aPALM-Size Edition
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Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  M. Tullii Ciceronis Cato Major. Ad T. Pomponium Atticum. Lutetiae: Typis Josephi Barbou, 1758. 32mo (9.3 cm, 3.6"). Frontis., [16], 75, [5] pp.
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Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  Orations and essays. Verona: Pr. for the Limited Editions Club at the Stamperia Valdonega, 1972. 8vo. XXVII, [1], 298, [4] pp.; 12 plts.
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The “Citizen” Would BeBlogging/Tweeting, Today . . .
Citizen of London.  A familiar instructive dialogue, which happened last week at a tavern near the Royal Exchange, between an eminent merchant of Dunkirk ... and an English member of parliament. London: [Sold in May's buildings], 1748. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). [2] ff., 55, [1] pp.
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Clarendon's RebellionThree Folio Vols. from Oxford “at the Theater”
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of.  The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. With the precedent passages, and actions, that contributed therunto, and the happy end, and conclusion thereof by the King's blessed restoration, and return upon the 29th of May, in the year 1660. Oxford: Pr. at the Theater (by Ro. Mander & Guil. Delaune), 1702–04. Folio (39.7 cm, 15.75). 3 vols. I: Frontis., [4], xxiii, [1], 557, [1] pp. II: Frontis., [14], 581, [1] pp. III: Frontis., [22], 603, [23] pp. (half-titles lacking).
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Clarendon, Edward Hyde,  earl of. The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England ... a new edition, from the original manuscript, with copious indexes. Oxford: University Press, 1843. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4], 1364 pp.
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A Worthy AMERICAN Life in anElegant Binding
Clark, Rufus W.  A memoir of the Rev. John Edwards Emerson, first pastor of the Whitefield Congregational church in Newburyport, Mass., with extracts from his writings. Boston: William J. Reynolds and Co., 1852. 12mo. 8, 406 pp., frontis. port.
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Capturing an AgeOne Biography at a Time
[Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
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False Imprint
Claude, Jean.  Les plaintes des Protestans, cruellement opprimez dans le royaume de France. Cologne: Chez Pierre Marteau, 1686. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). [2], 192 pp.
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How to Treat & CURETertian Fevers
Cleghorn, George.  Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a short account of the climate, productions, inhabitants, and endemial distempers, of that island. London: Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand; and G. Robinson, in Pater-Noster Row, 1779. 8vo (20.5 cm; 8.125"). [iii]–xxiv, 311 pp. Lacks half-title.
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Peter Martyr MeetsSt. Clement of Alexandria
Clement, of Alexandria, Saint.   Clementis Alexandrini, viri longe doctissimi, qui Panteni quidem martyris fuit discipulus, praeceptor verò Origenis, omnia, quae quidem extant opera, à paucis iam annis inventa, [et] nunc denuò accuratiùs excusa Gentiano Herueto Aureliano interprete ... [with another, as below]. Basileae: Per Thomam Guarinum, 1566. Folio (33.5 cm; 13.125"). 364 pp., [8] ff. [also bound in]  Vermigli, Pietro Martire.  In selectissimam D. Pauli priorem ad Corinthios Epistolam. Tiguri: apud C. Froschouerum, 1567. Folio (33.5 cm; 13.125"). [6], 242, [17] ff. (lacks final blank).
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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).
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Micmac National Anthem Words in French & Micmac
Clergue, Omer.  [drop-title] Chant national des Micmacs. Musique de Omer Clergue, Prof. au Conservatoire de Toulouse. Paroles du R. P. Sébastien, O. M. C. [N.p., Ristigouche?: n.d., ca. 1910?]. 8vo. 4 pp.
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