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Overview ofCA Printing History, in Miniature Satisfying CA Provenance
Fahey, Herbert.  Early printing in California. San Francisco: San Francisco Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1949. 48mo (9.8 cm, 3.875"). 63, [1] pp.
$175.00
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Disaster at SeaIllustrated by Richard Westall A Great Binding
Falconer, William.  The shipwreck. London: Pr. for John Sharpe by C. Whittingham, 1819. 12mo (16.4 cm, 6.4"). Add. engr. t.-p., [3]–58, [61]–167, [1] pp.; 5 plts.
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A Warning againstFreethought
The Fatal ladder: or, Harry Linford. Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, ©1828. 24mo (14.6 cm; 5.75"). 126 pp.; wood-engr. frontis. (included in pagination).
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In Need of Assistance from the CONVENTION FAMINE in Yonne
Fauchet, Claude.  Rapport des commissaires envoyés dans le département de l'Yonne, fait dans la séance du 6 Novembre 1792, l'an 1er. de la République. [Paris]: De l'Imprimerie Nationale, 1792. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 11, [1] pp.
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NOT a Collector's Copy” ButFUN to Have
in ThisEarly
Form
Faulkner, William.   Requiem for a nun. New York: Random House, [copyright 1951]. 8vo. [6], 286 pp.
$40.00
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Marriage Advice Framed within aScholarly Work
Fausto, Sebastiano.  Delle nozze: trattato del Fausto da Longiano, in cui si leggono i riti, i costumi, gl'instituti, le cerimonie, et le solennità di diversi antichi popoli, ende si sono tratti molti problemi; & aggiuntiui, i precetti matrimoniali di Plutarco. In Venetia: Per Plinio Pietrasanta, 1554. 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 45, [3] pp.
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FeatleyDIVES IN on Baptism
Featley, Daniel.  [one-line in Greek transliterated as] Katabaptisai kataptysesoi. [then] The dippers dipt.Or, the Anabaptists duck'd and plung'd over head and ears, at a disputation in Southwark. Also a large and full discourse of their 1. originall. 2. severall sorts. 3. peculiar errours. 4. high attempts against the state. 5. capitall punishments. London: Pr. for N.B. and Richard Royston, 1647. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [16], 186, [2], 258 pp.; 3 plts. (1 incl. in pagination).
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Learn to SpeakARAUCANIAN
Febres, Andrés.  Arte de lengua general del reyno de Chile ... y ... un vocabulario hispano-chileno, y un calepino chileno-hispano mas copioso. Lima: en la calle de la Encarnaçion, 1765. Small 8vo (14 cm; 5.5"). [15] ff., 682 pp., [1] ff.
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A De-Catholicized Archbishop?
[Fénelon, François de Salignac de la Mothe].  Selections from the writings of Fenelon. With a memoir of his life. By a lady. Boston: Hilliard, Gray, and Wilkins, 1831. 8vo (18.4 cm; 7.25"). 304 pp.
$100.00
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Fergusson's First Novel of the Southwest
Fergusson, Harvey.  The blood of the conquerors. New York: Modern Age Books, Inc., 1937. 8vo. [4], 146, [4 (adv.)] pp.
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17th-Century Instruments ofMass Destruction & MAYHEM
Fernández de Medrano, Sebastián.  El perfecto artificial, bombardero y artillero, que contiene los artificios de fuegos marciales, nuevo uzo de bombas, granadas, y practica de la artilleria, y mosquete, &c. Brusselas: En casa de Lamberto Marchant, 1699. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [8] ff., 66 [i.e., 196] pp., [2] ff. (index), 9 fold. plates.
$2200.00
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All the World Knows There is Nothing on Earth to be
Compared to a Highland Chief”
Ferrier, Susan Edmonstone.  Destiny; or, the chief's daughter.  London: Richard Bentley; Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute; Dublin: J. Cumming, 1841. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [4], 428 pp.
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Will He Get the Girl?   The Car Might Help!
Field, Edward Salisbury.  A six-cylinder courtship. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, © 1907. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8.1"). 130 pp.; 7 plts. (1 col.).
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An Early Victory forEqual Protection & Civil Rights:
Rejecting Anti-Chinese Legislation
Field, Stephen J.  The invalidity of the “Queue Ordinance” of the city and county of San Francisco. Opinion of the Circuit Court of the United States, for the district of California, in Ho Ah Kow vs. Matthew Nunan, delivered July 7th, 1879. San Francisco: J.L. Rice & Co., 1879. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.2"). 43, [1] pp.
$2800.00
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You know you'll turn first to that third one . . .
Five popular songs. The Angel's whisper. Helen the fair. The Wind blew the bonny lassie's plaidy awa. Mistress Johnston. Do you ever think on me, Peg? Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
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First English TranslationDeluxe Binding
Flaubert, Gustave.  November. [London: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd., 1934]. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.24"). 215, [3] pp.; illus.
$325.00
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A Book of Daring ExplorationDiscovery & Rescue in the South Pacific
Flinders, Matthew.  Matthew Flinders' narrative of his voyage in the schooner Francis: 1798. London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). Frontis., 100, [2] pp.; illus.
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SIGNED by the AuthorGerald Ford
Ford, Gerald.  A time to heal: the autobiography of Gerald R. Ford. Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, ©1987. 8vo. [8], 454 pp.
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All Men in Adam Die, in Christ Revive . . . ”
Forster, John.  Evening reflections in a country church-yard. London: John Bohn & Edw. Jeffery and Sons (pr. by C. Richards), 1827. 8vo (16.2 cm, 6.4"). 27, [1] pp.
$300.00
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May Not a POET Now & Then / Reveal These Lives of Average Men?
Foss, Sam Walter.  Whiffs from wild meadows. Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., copyright 1895. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.7"). Frontis., [2], ix, [1], 272 pp.; illus.
$50.00
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Case Reports & Legal DiscoursesPr. for Sarah Cotter
Foster, Michael, Sir.  A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law. Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter, 1763. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). xii, 412, [16] pp.
$1875.00
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Case ReportsSarah Cotter Printing ENVELOPE BINDING
Foster, Michael, Sir.  A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law. Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter, 1767. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). x, 412 pp., [10] ff.
$900.00
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Memoirs ofthe Minister of Police
Fouché, Joseph.  The memoirs of Joseph Fouché, Duke of Otranto, minister of the general police of France. London: Charles Knight (William Clowes, pr.), 1825. 8vo. Frontis. port., viii, 357, [3], 329, [1] pp.
$235.00
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Fast-Day at Bow-Church
Fowler, Edward.  A sermon preached at Bow-Church, April the XVIth 1690: Before the Lord Maior, and Court of Aldermen, and citizens of London. London: Pr. by T.M. for Brabazon Aylmer & Awnsham Churchil, 1690. 4to. [6], 34 pp.
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Methodism & Society & Quite a Lot ofMarriage Advice
Fowler, Ellen Thorneycroft [Mrs. Alfred Laurence Felkin]. Place and power. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1903. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). viii, [2], 381, [9 (8 adv.)] pp.; 8 plts.
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Gruesome Deaths, Horrible Tortures, Painful Fascination
Foxe, John, & Samuel Foxe.  Acts and monuments of matters most special and memorable, happening in the church, with a universal historie of the same. Wherein is set forth at large, the whole race and course of the church, from the primitive age to these later times of ours, with the bloody times, horrible troubles, and great persecutions against the true martyrs of Christ, fought and wrought as well by heathen emperors, as now lately practiced by Romish prelates, especially in this realme of England and Scotland. Now again, as it was recognised, perused, and recommended to the studious reader. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1641. Large folio. 3 vols. I: Engr. frontis. port., [74] ff., 1033 [i.e. 1023], [1] p., [2] ff. of plates (one large, engr. folding). II: [19] ff., 788 [i.e., 786] pp., [1] f. (fold. plate). III: [2] ff., 1030 [i.e., 1020] pp., [7] ff., 106 [i.e., 108] pp., [48] ff., [2] ff. of plates. (Without the half-titles).
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The Ill-Fated Scots Colony atDarien
Foyer, Archibald, supposed author.  A defence of the Scots settlement at Darien. With an answer to the Spanish memorial against it. And arguments to prove that it is the interest of England to join with the Scots, and protect it. To which is added, a description of the country, and a particular account of the Scots colony. No place [Edinburgh?]: No publisher/printer, 1699. Small 4to (20 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 60 pp.
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Ils Sont Morts Civilement”
France.   Convention nationale.  [drop-title] Loi contre les émigrés. Du 28 mars 1793, l'an deuxième de la république française. [Paris]: De l'Imprimerie Nationale, 1793. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). 35, [1] pp.
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Louis XVI onCivil Court Proceedings
France. Sovereigns, 1754-1793 (Louis XVI).  Déclaration du roi, concernant les causes d'appellations comme d'abus, & toutes celles de régales. Donnée à Versailles le 12 Mai 1776. [colophon: Paris: P.G. Simon, 1776]. 4to (27.2 cm, 10.7"). 4 pp.
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Watercolors Abound
France, Anatole.  At the sign of the Queen Pédauque. Chicago: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club by The Lakeside Press, 1933. Tall 4to. Frontis., [5], v–xii, 174, [2] pp., [3 (blank)] ff.; 19 plts.
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Limited EditionMucha Illustrations
France, Anatole.  Clio. Paris: Calman Lévy (pr. by Chamerot & Renouard), 1900. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [4], 188, [4] pp.; col. illus.
$650.00
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The Way of DevotionThe King's Own Edition
Francis, de Sales, Saint.  An introduction to a devout life. London: Henry Hills, 1686. 12mo (13.2 cm, 5.25"). Frontis., [34], 675 (i.e., 685), [25] pp.
$525.00
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ALL the ACTUAL PRINTER'S BLOCKS for the *47* Illustrations
        of Zoeth Skinner Eldredge'sThe Beginnings of San Francisco
Francis, Walter, illus., et al.  For Eldredge's The beginnings of San Francisco, the 47 California-themed printing blocks used to produce the volume’s illustrations. San Francisco: Pr. John C. Rankin Company (New York), 1912. 37 half-tone plates (on copper), 10 zinc cuts, all on their wood blocks; plus 3 additional plates on copper and another zinc cut, similarly mounted.
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A Pretty Little BookA Litmus Test forYour” Variety of Catholicism
Francis of Assisi, St.  Fioretti ... testo di lingua secondo la lezione adottata dal P.A. Cesari e con brevi note filologiche di P. Fraticelli. Firenze: Pietro Fraticelli, 1845. Sm 8vo (14.8 cm; 5.75"). 330 pp.
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Illustrated FRANCISCAN Manual from theStart of a (Publishing) EMPIRE
Franciscans.  Privilegia et indulgentie Fratrum Minorum Ordinis S[an]c[t]i Francisci. [colophon: Impressa Venetiis: Cura [et] impensis Luccantonii de Giunta, 1502]. Small 8vo (15.8 cm; 6.25"). [28] ff.; illus.
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Surprising ContentCapuchins in Tibet
Surprising FrontispieceUncalled for, Signed, & Au Sanguine
Francisco, de Ajofrín, fray.   Carta familiar de un sacerdote, respuesta a un colegial amigo suyo, en que le dà cuenta de la admirable conquista espiritual del vasto imperio del gran Thibèt, y la mission que los padres Capuchinos tienen alli, con sus singulares progressos hasta el present. Dase tambien una noticia succinta de la fundacion de esta penitente seraphica familia; de los santos que la ilustran, cardenales, arzobispos; de su observancia, y austeridad, missiones que tiene en todo orbe, provincias, conventos, y religiosos en que se halla propagada, con orras noticias historico-eclesiasticas. Mexico: En la imprenta de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1765. Small 4to. Frontis., [2] ff., 48 pp.
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A Popular Edition from aSurreptitious Manuscript Copy
Franklin, Benjamin.  The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin; consisting of his Life, written by himself. Together with essays, humorous, moral, and literary, chiefly in the manner of the Spectator. Philadelphia: Wm. W. Woodward, 1801. 12mo (16.7 cm, 6.6"). Frontis., 321, [11] pp.
$700.00
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Last 18th-Century American Edition of His WORKS
Franklin, Benjamin.  Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of his life, written by himself, together with essays, humourous, moral and literary; chiefly in the manner of the Spectator. Huntingdon, PA: Pr. for the proprietor by John R. Parrington, 1800. 12mo. 2 vols. in 1. Frontis., 156, 119, [1] pp.
$400.00
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Choice Collection of Hymns” withLOTS of Pleasing Provenance
Fraternity of Baptists (a.k.a., Church of the Brethren).   The Christians duty, exhibited, in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians. Recommended, to the serious, of all denominations. Germantown [Pa.]: Printed by Peter Leibert, 1791. 8vo (16.6 cm; 6.5"). [4], 320, xxv pp.
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From Ancient Greece to the Baltic Lands”
Freeman, Edward Augustus.  The historical geography of Europe. London: Longmans, Green, & Co.; New York: Scribner & Welford, 1881. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.9"). 2 vols. I: xlix, [1], 604 pp. II: viii pp.; 29 double-page maps.
$200.00
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Fremont's Third Expedition
Frémont, John Charles.  Geographical memoir upon upperCalifornia, in illustration of his map of Oregon and California. Washington: Printed by Tippin & Streeper, 1849. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). 40 pp.
$165.00
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French N.T. with Marlorat Notes & anILLUSTRATED CALENDAR
(French Calendar).  Calendrier Historial, & Lunaire. La Lune est nouuelle à l'endroit du Nombre d'or: & nous aluons 9. ceste annee 1566. Lyon: Pour Antoine Vincent, 1566. 8vo (12.1 cm; 4.75"). [16] ff.; illus. [bound with] Bible. N.T. French. [1564]. Geneva. [Le nouveau Testament, c'est à dire, la nouvelle Alliance de nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ. Reueu & corrigé de nouveau sur le Grec par l'aduis des Ministres de Geneve. Auec annotations reueuës et augmentées par M. Augustin Marlorat]. [Par Antoine Vincent, 1564; colophon: A Lyon: Par Symphorien Barbier]. 12mo. [30], 824, [24] pp. Lacks t.-p.
$3250.00
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Plenty of Stories inPlenty of Places
Frewen, Moreton.  Melton Mowbray and other memories. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1924. 8vo (21.6 cm; 8.5"). viii, [4], 311 pp., [16] plts.
$240.00
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Six Items TogetherA French Lady's Anti-Jesuit Sammelband
[Frey de Neuville, Pierre-Claude].  Observations sur l'Institut de la Société des Jésuites. Avignon: Alexandre Giroud, 1761. 8vo (16.6 cm; 6.5"). [1] f., 108 pp. [bound with] [Anonymous]. Les Jesuites convaincus par leurs propres ouvrages d'être toujous les mêmes. Rome, 1761. 8vo. 32 pp. [also bound in] [Routh, Bernard], supposed author. Mémoire pour les jésuites de Franche-Comté. Besançon, 1762. 8vo. [1] f., 109, [1 (blank)] pp. [also bound in] [Cabut, Pierre]. Mes doutes sur la mort des jesuites. [France, ca. 1762]. 8vo. [1] f., 37, [1 (blank)] pp. [also bound in] [Anonymous]. **** Lettre sur le procés-verbal de vérification des textes des assertions cités dans l'instruction pastorale de M. l'archevéque de Paris, du 28 Octobre 1763.... [Place not determined], 1764. “Seconde édition.” 8vo. 143, [1 (blank)] pp. [also bound in] [Anonymous]. **** Tout n'est pas fait dans l'affaire des Jésuites, ou lettre d'un de leurs creanciers a M *** avocat au parlement. Lyon, 1765. 8vo. 52 pp.
$1500.00
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Fine (Colines) PressFrench & British History
Froissart, Jean.  Frossardi, nobilissimi, scriptoris Gallici, historiarum opus omne, iamprimum et breviter collectum et Latino sermone redditum. Parisiis: Ex officina Simonis Colinaei, 1537. Small 8vo (15.4 cm; 6"). [16], 115, [1] ff.
$750.00
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EYEWITNESS TO HISTORY
inLate 14th-Century France, Spain, Portugal, & England
Froissart, Jean.  Le premier [second, tiers, qvart] volvme de l'histoire et croniqve de Messire Iehan Froissart. Lyon: Par Ian de Tovrnes, imprimevr dv roy, 1559–61. Folio extra (35 cm; 13.75") 4 vols. in 1. I: [10] ff, 462 pp., [17] ff. II: [6] ff, 314 pp., [3] ff. III: [6] ff., 363, [1] pp., [2] ff. IV: [6] ff., 350 pp., [3] ff.
$1200.00
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TINY BOOKS Big MessageSTILL in Their Sweet Little Box
Frost, S. Annie.  Very little tales for very little folks. New York: Am. Tract Society, 1873. 64mo (Case 9.3 cm, 3.75"; vols. 8.4 cm, 3.375"). 4 vols., illus. Little Tales: 80 pp. Out West: 80 pp. Four Cousins: 80 pp. Poppet: 80 pp.
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Real Chinese FoodBilingual & In Color
Fu, Pei Mei.  Pei Mei's Chinese cook book. I, II, III. Taiwain: Chinese Cooking Class Ltd., T. & S. Industrial Co., [1969–77]. 4to. 3 vols. I: [2], 265, [1] pp.; 12 col. plts. II: [2], 386 pp.; 46 col. plts. (incl. in pagination). III: [2], 388 pp.; 56 col. plts. (incl. in pagination).
$250.00
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Fuchs's HerbalFirst Appearance of Boussy's Illustrations
Fuchs, Leonhart.  De historia stirpium commentarii insignes, adiectis earundem viuis, & ad naturae imitationé artificosè expressis imaginibus. Lugduni: Apud Balthazarem Arnolletum, 1549. 8vo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [32], 852, [12] pp.; illus.
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The Indians Now Seemed toRedouble Their Frenzy
Fuller, Emeline L.  [cover title] Left by the Indians. Story of my life. [copyright page: Mt. Vernon, IA: Hawk-eye Steam Print, 1892]. Square 24mo (13 cm; 5"). Front wrapper, [2] ff., 40 pp., port. leaf, blank leaf.
$7750.00
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HOW the ChristiansLost All in Palestine”
Fuller, Thomas.  The historie of the holy warre ... the second edition.  Cambridge: Pr. by R. Daniel for Thomas Buck, 1640. Folio (27.7 cm, 10.9"). Add. engr. t.-p., [16], 286, [30] pp.; 1 fold. map.
$1275.00
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Petites Histoires” with SPIRIT
Furetière, Antoine.  Furetieriana ou les bons mots, et les remarques d'histoire, de morale, de critique, de plaisanterie, & d'erudition, de Mr. Furetiere. Brusselle: François Foppens, 1696. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.55"). Frontis., [6], 267, [13 (index)] pp.
$450.00
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