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It Is Difficult to See WhyLACE Is So Expensive; It Is Mostly Holes
(Lace sample book).  [Nottingham, UK?: ca. 1860].  Folio (45.5 cm, 17.9"). [101] ff.
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His Works & MoreA Cut of aScholar Reading
Lactantius.  Lepida Lactantii Firmiani opera accurate graeco adiuncto castigata: Eiusde[m] Nephytomon: Carmina de Phoenice. & Christi resurrectione. Io. Chry. De eucharistia sermo. Lau. Vall. sermo. Phil. ad Theo. adhortatio. [colophon: Parisiis: Pro Ioha{n}ne Petit fidelissimo bibliopola in Bellouisu, Impressi anno Domini. M.cccccix {1509}]. 4to (19.5 cm; 7.5"). A6 B4 a–z8,4 2A4 2B8 C–N4,8 O6 P4; [10], ccxxxv, [1] ff.
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FormerPagan Defends Christianity
Lactantius Firmianus, Lucius Coelius.  L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani opera, quae quidem extant omnia... Basileae: per Henricum Petri, [colophon: 1563]. 4to (29.2 cm, 11.5"). [12] ff., 559, [21] pp.
$1250.00
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Life in aConceptionist Mexican Convent
Ladrón de Guevara, Baltasar.  Manifiesto, que el real convento de religiosas de Jesus Maria de Mexico, de el real patronato, sujeto a el orden de la purissima e immaculada concepcion, hace a el sagrado concilio provincial ... [Mexico City]: En la Imprenta de D. Felipe de Zuñiga y Ontiveros, 1771. Folio (28.9 cm, 11.4"). [1] f., 217, [1] p.
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Only Our Fourth Copy, EVER!
Laet, Joannes de.  Hispania, sive De regis hispaniae regnis et opibus commentarius. Lugd. Batav.: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1629. 16mo (11 cm, 4.375"). 520 pp., [4] ff. (final blank leaf).
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With Extreme Sadness & Abundant Tears
La Fare, Anne-Louis-Henri de.  Lettre pastorale de M. l'eveque de Nancy a l'occasion du serment ordonné par les décrets du 27 Novembre dernier, sur la Constitution du clergé. Paris: Chez Guerbart, 1791. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). 15, [1] pp.
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A Little Manual . . . FIRST Designed for PRIVATE Use” of TWO PRINCESSES
Lake, Edward.  Officium eucharisticum. A preparatory service to a devout and worthy reception of the Lord's Supper. Dublin: Printed by and for Samuel Fairbrother, 1724. 12mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [4] ff., 176 pp.
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Getting the Bishop's PositionRIGHT
La Luzerne, César-Guillaume de.  Instruction donnée par M. L'évêque de Langres, aux curés, vicaires et autres ecclésiastiques de son diocèse, qui n'ont pas prêté le serment ordonné par l'Assemblée nationale. Paris: Guerbart, [1791]. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). 38, [2] pp.
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The ESSAYS that Made Lamb's Reputation1st U.S. Edition
Lamb, Charles.  Elia. Essays which have appeared under that signature in the London Magazine. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Carey (pr. by Mifflin & Parry, and J.R.A. Skerrett), 1828. 12mo (I: 18.4 cm, 7.25", II: 16.8cm, 6.6"). 2 vols. I: 292 pp. II: 230 pp. (both vols. without ads.).
$1000.00
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A Morality Tale with an Encouraging Ending,
for Those of Us in “Bidness”
Lamb, Ruth Buck.  It isn't right. Or, Frank Johnson's reason. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, © 1867. 12mo. Frontis., 280 pp.; 2 plts.
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In the Spirit ofPeace & Brotherhood
Lamourette, Antoine-Adrien.  Instruction pastorale de M. L'évêque du département de Rhône et Loire, métropolitain du sud-est, a Mm. les curés, vicaires et fonctionnaires ecclésiastiques de son diocese. Lyon: Amable le Roy, 1791. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). 24 pp.
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Cutting-Edge Biblical Scholarship Three Maps
Lamy, Bernard. Commentarius in harmoniam sive concordiam quatuor evangelistarum.... Parisiis: Excudebat Joannis Anisson, 1699. 4to (12.6 cm, 10.25"). 2 vols. in 1. I: 2 a[n]4 e[n]4 A–Z4 Aa–Zz4 AAa–ZZz4 AAaa – OOoo4; [2] ff., xvi, 661, [1] pp., [25] ff.; 3 plts. II: 2 a–h4 A–Z4 Aa–Xx4 Yy2; [2] ff., lxiv, 326 pp., [15] ff.; 3 plts.
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He Had One of ThoseBreathtakingly Simple Insights . . .
Lancellotti, Giovanni Paolo. Institvtiones ivris canonici, qvibvs ivs pontificivm singulari methodo libris quattuor comprehenditur.... Lugduni: Apud haeredes Gulielmi Rouillii, 1614. 16mo (12.1 cm, 4.75"). AZ8AaNn8; 500 pp., [38] ff. [bound with] Naogeorg, Thomas. Rvbricæ, sive svmmæ capitvlorvm ivris canonici Thomæ Noageorgi [sic] Straubingensis opera in lucem editæ.... Lugduni: Apud haeredes Gulielmi Rouillii, 1614. 16mo. AS8; 286 pp., [1 (blank)] f.
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Oriental” Romance forCT Subscribers
Langhorne, John.  Solyman and Almena: an Oriental tale. East Windsor, Conn.: Pr. by Luther Pratt, 1799. 12mo. 168 pp.
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Public or Private Property?
Larrabee, William.   The railroad question [:]  a historical and practical treatise on railroads, and remedies for their abuses. Chicago: Schulte Publishing Co., 1895. 8vo. Frontis., 457, [1], xvii, [2], 478–88, [4] pp.; 1 facs.
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Exploring  One of those Lesser Paths” of  History
One Hundred Illustrations”
Larwood, Jacob, & John Camden Hotten. The history of signboards, from the earliest times to the present day... sixth edition. London: John Camden Hotten, 1867. 8vo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). Col. frontis., x, 536 pp.; 19 plts.
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Being Launched, Triumphant, into the World of Letters”
Lathem, Edward Connery, ed.  Robert Frost his 'American Send-off' — 1915. Lunenburg, VT: The Stinehour Press, 1963. (28.6 cm, 11.25"). [24] pp.
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Laughlin'sOnly Perishable Press Printing
Laughlin, James.  The pig. Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1970. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). [26] pp.
$175.00
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Whose Baptisms Count?
Launoy, Jean de.  Remarques sur la dissertation, ou l'on montre en quel temps, & pour quelles raisons l'Eglise universelle consentit à recevoir le baptesme des heretiques; & par où l'on découvre ce qui a donné occasion aux auteurs, qui ont traité de cette matiere, de s'estre égarez dans la recherche qu'ils ont faite du Concile plenier, qui termina suivant S. Augustin cette contestation. Paris: L'imprimerie de la Veuve Edme Martin, 1671. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.4"). [2], 77, [1] pp.
$500.00
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The Secret Is in Their EyesFive Volumes as Here BoundHundreds of Engravings
Including the work of Fuseli & Blake
Lavater, John Caspar.  Essays on physiognomy, designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind ... illustrated by more than eight hundred engravings accurately copied; and some duplicates added from originals. London: Printed for John Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street; H. Hunter, D.D. Charles's-Square; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache's-Row, Hoxton, 1789–98. 4to in 2's (34.1 cm, 13.4"). 3 vols. in 5. I: [11] ff., iv, [10], 281 pp. (i.e., 285); 15 plates. II, part 1: xii, 238 pp.; 45 plates. II, part 2: [3] ff., pp. [239]–444; 47 plates. III, pt. 1: xii, 252 pp.; 25 plates. III, pt. 2: [3] ff., pp. 253-437 (i.e., 181 pp.), [9] pp.; 42 plates.
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What are Morals Nowadays?Inscribed by the Author
Laver, James.  Ladies' mistakes. Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1933. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). [4], 106, [4] pp.; illus.
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Quaker Meditations A Neat Compendium
  Two Women in the Contents Womanly Provenance, Too
[Law, William]. An extract from a treatise on the spirit of prayer, or the soul rising out of the vanity of time into the riches of eternity. With some thoughts on war. Remarks on the nature and bad effects of the use of spirituous liquors. And considerations on slavery. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1780. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 84 pp. [bound with] Webb, Elizabeth. A letter...to Anthony William Boehm, with his answer. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1783. 44 pp. [with] [Benezet, Anthony]. In the life of the lady Elizabeth Hastings... [Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1784]. 8 pp.
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One of 2000 PrintedFirst British Edition
Lawrence, D.H.  The man who died. London: Martin Secker, 1931. 8vo (25.5 cm, 10.1"). 97, [1] pp.
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The Vitality of Fictionalized Autobiography”
Lawrence, D.H.  Sons and lovers. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (27.2 cm, 10.7"). 443, [3] pp.; 12 col. plts.
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