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King Alfred & Trial by Jury”Celebrated to Boot
(Coke, Edward).  Engraving of Edward Coke. London: T. Cadell, 1792.
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Leveller-Inspired Pamphlet: Get Rid of the Greedy Cheaters
Cole, William.  A rod for the lawyers: Who are hereby declared to be the grand robbers & deceivers of the nation; greedily devouring yearely many millions of the peoples money. London: Giles Calvert, 1659. 4to (18.2 cm, 7.2"). [4], 16 pp.
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“In Xanadu Did Kulba Khan” & Two Coleridge Heroines First & Second Editions
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.  Christabel, &c. London: Pr. for John Murray by William Bulmer & Co., 1816. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], [v]–vii, [1], 64 pp. (2 prelim. ff. lacking). [withZapolya: A Christmas tale, in two parts. London: Pr. for Rest Fenner by S. Curtis, 1817. 8vo. [6], 128 pp.
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Illustrated & Signed byFrançoise Gilot
Colette.  Break of day. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1983. 4to (27.9 cm, 11"). xiii, [1], 137, [5] pp.; three plates.
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Ignorance is the Foundation ofAtheism, & Freethinking the Cure of It”
Collins, Anthony.  A discourse of free-thinking, occasion'd by the rise and growth of a sect call'd Free-thinkers. London: 1713. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.625"). 178 pp., [1 (blank)] f. (lacking preliminary material).
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He Dined withDr. Johnson & Garrick
Collins, William.  Poems of William Collins. London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1929. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). viii, 179, [1] pp., [1] f.
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Satire of Pennsylvania Politics at theStart of the French & Indian War
(Colonial American Satire).  A fragment of the chronicles of Nathan Ben Saddi. Printed in Philadelphia by James Chattin, 1758. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1904. 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [1] f., 18 pp., [1] f., xv plates (facsimiles) in color.
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“In the ALPS of America”
(Colorado Spa).  [cover title] Hotel Colorado. Glenwood Hot Springs, Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. [Chicago: W.H. Hall, printing company, ca. 1900]. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 24 pp., plus printed and illus. wrps.
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“A Story of Modern AmericanLife”
Colton, Arthur.  The debatable land. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1901. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [10], 312, [8] pp.
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LA ESCENA SE FINGE EN AMERICA
(&)RACE Is Right Up Front
Comella, Luciano Francisco.  Pieza en un acto, titulada El negro sensible. [colophon: Valencia: Imprenta de Laborda], no date [ca. 1820?]. Small 4to. [8] pp.
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May Content Gild with Smiles EveryHour as it Flies
(Commonplace Book).  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Album.” [U.K.: 1828–33]. 8vo (18.9 cm, 7.45"). [143] ff.; illus.
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Fine Press Edition withImportant Scholars' Essays
Compagnoni, Giuseppe.  Las Vigilias de Tasso traducidas del Italiano por el ciudadano Lelardo. Tacambaro, Michoacan, Mexico: Taller Martin Pescador, 2016. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). xv, [1 (blank)], 131, [1] pp.
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Legal GuidePrinted by Elizabeth Nutt
A compendious library of the law, necessary for persons of all degrees and professions.  In the Savoy [London]: Pr. by E. & R. Nutt and R. Gosling for J. Osborn, 1740. 12mo (17 cm, 6.75"). [2], 196, [8], 192, [8] pp.
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Sheriffs & Coroners
The compleat sheriff in theory and practice; shewing the importance, nature, and duty, of that high office ... to which is added, the office and duty of a coroner. London: Pr. by W. Strahan & M. Woodfall for G. Kearsly, 1778. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). [4], 468 pp.
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Reestablishing the Peace of J.-C.
Concile National de France.  Décret de pacification proclamé par le Concile national de France, dans l'Église métropolitaine de Notre-Dame de Paris, le dimanche 24 septembre 1797, (3 Vendémiaire, an VI de la Rép. Fr.). Paris: L'Imprimerie-Librairie Chrétienne, 1797. 8vo (21.1 cm, 8.4"). 40 pp. (17–24 lacking).
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The LEC DoesRight by CONFUCIUS
Confucius.  The analects of Confucius. New York: Pr. at the Plantin Press for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1970. 8vo (28.2 cm, 11.2"). xxvii, [5], 131, [3] pp.; 12 col. plts.
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The Muse of Poetry Holds Unbounded Power” over
Time & Fame
Congreve, William.  The birth of the muse. London: Jacob Tonson, 1698 [i.e., 1697]. Folio (32.2 cm, 12.7"). [2], 10 pp.
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The Last (First?) Appearance ofCaptain Tom Lingard
Conrad, Joseph.  The rescue a romance of the shallows. Garden City & New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1920. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [8], 404, [2] pp.
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The Consequences ofOUTLAWRY in England & Ireland
Conroy, John.  Custodiam reports; or, a collection of cases relative to outlawries, and the grants thereon, as argued and determined on the revenue sides of the courts of exchequer, both in England and Ireland, with many references. Dublin: J. Exshaw, 1795. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). [4], 206, 179 [i.e., 180 (159 used twice)], [10 (index)] pp.
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English Tree-Tending/ Formal, Mathematical Planting
Cook, Moses.  The manner of raising, ordering, and improving forest-trees: With directions how to plant, make, and keep woods, walks, avenues, lawns, hedges, &c. London: Pr. for Eliz. Bell, John Darby, Arthur Bettesworth, et al., 1724. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), xx, 273, [3] pp.; 4 fold. plts.
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Cortés' Second Letter: The Conquest of Mexico
Cortés, Hernando, & Peter Martyr.  Praeclara Ferndinandi Cortesii De Nova Maris Oceani Hyspania Narratio. [colophon: Impressa in Nurimberga: per Fridericum Peypus], 1524. Folio (30.3 cm; 11.875" ). [4], 49, 12 leaves.
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Cortes's Stirring Lettersin French
Cortés, Hernán.  Correspondance de Fernand Cortès avec l'empereur Charles Quint sur la conquête du Mexique. Francfort: J.J. Kesler, 1779. 8vo. xvi, 471 pp.
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He Has an Aphorism forJust About Everything in Canon Law
Corvinus, Arnoldus.  Jus canonicum, per aphorismos strictim explicatum. Amstelodami: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1663. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). [6] ff., 362 pp., [10] ff. Collation includes engraved title-page.
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Gorgeous 19th-Century MedievalismDistinguished Binding,
  Special Hand-Coloring, *&* Happy Provenance
Costello, Louisa Stuart, trans.  Specimens of the early poetry of France from the time of the troubadours and trouveres to the reign of Henri Quatre. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1835. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7,65"). x, [2], [xi]–xlix, 298 pp. (lacking half-title); 4 col. plts.
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ReconcilingChurch & State
Coupé, Jacques-Michel. De la religion en politique. Paris: De l'Imprimerie Nationale, An IV [1795]. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). 58 pp.
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Dutch RepublicanismFor & Against
Court, Pieter de la.  Interest van Holland, ofte, Gronden van Hollands-welvaren. Amsterdam: By Joan. Cyprianus vander Gracht, 1662. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [8] ff., 267, [5] pp. [with bound at the end] Huygens, Constantijn. Den Herstelden Prins tot Stadt-houder ende Capiteyn Generaal vande Vereenighde Nederlanden, ten dienst ende luyster vande loffelijcke en de wel geformeerde Republijck vande Geunieerde Provincien, &c. tegens de boekjens onlangs uyt gegeven met den naem van Interest van Hollandt, ende stadt-houderlijcke regeringe in Hollandt ... Amsterdam: Voor Joan. Cyprianus vander Gracht, 1663. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [16], 122, [4], [2 (blank)] pp.
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A Cavalier PoetHis Works
Cowley, Abraham.  The works...consisting of those which were formerly printed: and those which he design’d for the press, now published out of the authors original copies. The fourth edition. London: Henry Herringman (pr. by J.M.), 1674. Folio (30 cm, 11.8"). πa–c4B–Z4Aa–Zz4Aaa 211;Ccc4Ddd2A–S4T2; frontis., [42], 41, [1 (blank)], 80, [4], 70 (59/60 skipped in pagination, text uninterrupted), 154, 23, [1 (blank)], 148 pp.
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Early Nonesuch The First BookGooden Illustrated
Cowley, Abraham, trans.  Anacreon done into English out of the original Greek. Soho: Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). [108] pp.; 5 plts.
$150.00
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LEC: American Expatriate Literary Culture
Cowley, Malcolm.  Exile's return[:] a literary odyssey of the 1920's. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1981. 8vo (25.2 cm, 9.9"). xx, [2], 281, [3] pp.; illus.
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One of the40 Special Copies
Cox, Morris.   14 triads. London: Gogmagog Private Press, 1967. Narrow small 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.625"). [13] double leaves; illus.
$325.00
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Yesterday Morning We QuittedSchaffhausen . . . ”
Coxe, William.  Sketches of the natural, civil, and political state of Swisserland; in a series of letters to William Melmoth ... second edition. London: J. Dodsley, 1780. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). viii, 474, [2] pp.
$250.00
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Anti-Romantic VERSES of Love & Loss
Crabbe, George.  Tales of the hall. Boston: Wells & Lilly, 1819. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). 2 vols. I: xxi, [1], 250 pp. II: ix, [1], 267, [1] pp.
$275.00
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Then On to Meet Gaspar Maillol”
Craig, Edward Gordon.  Gordon Craig's Paris diary, 1932–1933. North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1982. Small 4to (22 cm; 8.625"). 154 pp., [1 (colophon)] f., col. facsims.
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“The Valence & Gravity of Writing Undefined”
The Additional Bifolium Laid In
  
Crane, George.  Poems from the novel. [Tannersville, NY]: Tideline Press, 1976. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [64] pp.; illus.
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TooVicious & Offensive for its Time
Crane, Stephen.  Maggie a girl of the streets. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1974. 8vo. 105, [3] pp.; 6 plts.
$100.00
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Just 25 Yards of Sail toCarry TWO People Across the ATLANTIC OCEAN!
Crapo, Thomas.  Strange, but true. Life and adventures of Captain Thomas Crapoand wife. New Bedford: [self-published] Capt. Thomas Crapo, 1893 [but, really, 1899 or later]. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 151, [1] pp.; illus.
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JAPAN “The Subject Is Great, the Actions Sublime,
the ADVENTURESSurprising & Full of Wonders”
Crasset, Jean.  The history of the church of Japan. Written originally in French by Monsieur L’Abbe de T. And now translated into English. By N. N. Volume I. London: [publisher not identified], 1705. 4to (21.6 cm; 8.5"). [28], 544, [8] pp.
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One American Merchant Writes Another on theAmerican Revolution
News of aFIERCE Sea Battle Waged after Yorktown
Crawford, James.  A.L.S. to John Brown (“Care of Governor Hancock, Boston”). Philadelphia: 16 April 1782. Small 4to (9" x 7.5'). 1 p., with integral address leaf.
$3500.00
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An “Oriental” EmbassyIllustrated
Crawfurd, John.  Journal of an embassy from the governor-general of India to the courts of Siam and Cochin China; exhibiting a view of the actual state of those kingdoms ... second edition. London: Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley, 1830. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 2 vols. I: Fold. frontis., vii, [1], 475, [1] pp.; 3 fold. plts., 8 plts., illus. II: [2], v, [1], 459, [1] pp.; 4 fold. plts., 7 plts., 1 fold. chart.
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Mínupgua ak-mákukur, danáashe ízissúrak . . .”CROW
[Crimont, Joseph Raphael; Joseph Mary Cataldon; & Peter Paul Prando].  [cover title] Prayers in the Crow Indian language composed by the missionaries of the Society of Jesus. De Smet Mission, Idaho: De Smet Mission Print, 1891. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). [2] ff., 19, [3 (blank)] pp.
$275.00
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Sermons from anInfluential Quaker
Crisp, Stephen.  Sermons or declarations, made by Stephen Crisp, one of the antient preachers amongst the people called Quakers. Taken in short hand, as they were delivered by him. Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Crukshank, in Third-Street, opposite the work-house, 1773. 8vo (16.9 cm; 6.625"). 60 pp.
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The Free Will Debate: Anti-Libertarian, Pro-Necessitarian
Crombie, Alexander.  An essay on philosophical necessity. London: J. Johnson, 1793. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [4], viii, 508 pp.
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I Will Not Weary the Reader's Patience with a Large Preface”
[Crouch, Nathaniel?, or John Phillips?].  The secret history of K. James I. and K. Charles I. Compleating the reigns of the four last monarchs. By the author of The secret history of K. Charles II. and K. James II. [London?: publisher not identified], 1690. 12mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [12], 167, [1] pp.
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For Ohio Housewives Interested in ReproducingWhite House Menus
Or Just in Fixing Some Stew
[Crowell, John S., ed.].  The standard cook book, for practical housewives. Springfield, OH: Mast, Crowell, & Kirkpatrick, 1894. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). 314 pp.; illus.
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The Rector's Wife'sONGOING Cookery Endeavors 1786
Crownfield, Martha.  Manuscript on paper, in English. Recipe book. [Norfolk]: 1786. 4to (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [8] ff.
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The First Work in theIgbo Language
Crowther, Samuel Ajayi.  Isoama-Ibo primer. London: Printed for the Church Missionary Society [by W.M. Watts], 1859. 12mo (17 cm; 6.75"). 17 pp.
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Bite-Sized Theatrical Morsels inFancy Dress Signed Bindings
Cruz, Ramón de la.  Sainetes de D. Ramón de la Cruz. Barcelona: Biblioteca “Arte y Letras” E. Domenech y Ca., 1882. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8"). 2 vols. I: [4], xliii, [1], 338, [2] pp.; 16 plts. (some incl. in pagination). II: [4], 343, [5] pp.; 5 plts.
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THIS IS NOT A BOOK!Signed by the Poet
Cummings, E.E.  By E.E. Cummings. New York: Covici Friede, 1930. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.45"). 63, [1] pp.; illus.
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Collection of CarolsMedievalesque” ChromolithograpyZaehnsdorf Binding
Cundall, Joseph, compiler.  A booke of Christmas carols, illuminated from ancient manuscripts in the British Museum. London: Henry G. Bohn, [1845]. 4to (19 cm; 7.5"). [16] ff.; illus.
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A Celebration of Fine EducationInscribed by the Author
Cunningham, Frank H.  Familiar sketches of the Phillips Exeter Academy and surroundings. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1883. 8vo (20.1 cm; 7.875"). xiv, 360 pp. illus.
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Eloquent &Full, Full, FULL of Life
Curran, John Philpot.  Forensic eloquence. Sketches of trials in Ireland for high treason, etc. Including the speeches of Mr. Curran at length: Accompanied by certain papers illustrating the history and present state of that country. Baltimore: G. Douglas, 1804. 8vo. iv, [2], 40, pp.
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A Pleasing Colines VolumeEditorial Work by Erasmus
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Curtius Rufus, Quintus.  Quintus Curtius De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni. regis Macedonum. Parisiis: Apuvd Simonem Colinaeum, 1543. 8vo (16 cm; 6.25"). [6] ff., 354 pp.
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The Establishment of the Present SocietyCANNOT BE Very Ancient
Cuvier, Georges.  A discourse on the revolutions of the surface of the globe, and the changes thereby produced in the animal kingdom. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831. 12mo (18.7 cm; 7.375"). iv, 252 pp., 6 plts., 4, 4 pp.(ads).
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Vindicating the SexA Woman is Merry & Noble & Like a Bee of the Woods /
She Will Make Much from Little
Cynwal, Wiliam.  In defence of woman. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1960. Narrow 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). 28 pp.; col. illus.
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The Augsburg Confession
Cyprian, Ernst Salomon.  Historia der Augspurgischen confession, auf gnädigsten Befehl des Durchlauchtigsten Fürsten und Herrn, herrn Friedrichs des Andern, hertzogens zu Sachsen-Gotha aus dem original-acten beschrieben. Gotha: J.A. Reyher, 1730. 4to. 24, 227, 224 p.
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A 3rd-CenturyMARTYR's WorksEdited by Erasmus
Cyprian, Thascius Caecilius, Bishop of Carthage, Saint.   D. Caecilii Cypriani, episcopi carthaginensis & martyris, opera: per Des. Erasmum roterodamum saepius a mendis summa vigilantia repurgata, & doctissimis annotationibus ad finem adiectis, illustrata. Basel: Per Ioannem Hervagium, et Bernardum Brand, [March] 1558. Folio (29.4 cm, 11.6"). [8] ff., 368, [8] pp.
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