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A Military Manual for Troops Serving under a BRITISH OFFICER in the Peninsular Campaign
PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED
Spain.   Army.   Reglamento para el exercicio y maniobras de la infantería. De las evoluciones de línea. [colophon: Cadiz: en la Imprenta Tormentaria á cargo de Juan Domingo Villegas, 1813]. 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.125"). [2], 281–385, 15 pp., fold. plts. numbered xxxix –lxviii.
$1800.00
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Manual forCavalry, Dragoons, & Light Horse
Spain. Army.  Reglamento y ordenanza de S.M. para el exercicio, evoluciones, y maniobras de la cavalleria, y dragones montados de sus exercitos, y otros puntos relativos al servicio de estos cuerpos. Madrid: En la Imprenta de Pedro Marin, [1774]. Small 8vo (15 cm; 6"). [4 (including initial blank)] ff., 182 pp.
$1450.00
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The KEYSTONE of Hispanic-American Colonial Law
A VeryHANDSOME Edition
Spain.  Laws, statutes, etc.  Recopilacion de leyes de los reinos de las Indias. Madrid: Boix, 1841. Small folio. 4 vols. in 2. I: [6] ff., 335, [1 (blank)] pp. II: [1] f., 334 (i.e., 332) pp., [1 (index) f. III: [1] f., 319, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f. IV:[1] f., 147, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f.; 105, [1], 31, [1] pp. (all indices).
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The InquisitionSi” or “No”?
Spain.  Cortes (1810-1813).  Discusion del proyecto de decreto sobre el tribunal de la Inquisicion. Cadiz: En la Imprenta Nacional, 1813. 4to (20.5 cm; 8.25"). [4] ff., 694 pp., [1 (blank)] f., lacks frontis.
$425.00
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Earn Your Keep!
Spain.  Sovereigns, etc., 1788–1808 (Charles IV).  [begins] El rey. Debiendo aplicar por todos los medios posibles mi paternal amor y cuidado a mis vasalos ... He vendio por mi real decreto de veinte y tres de diciembre del ano proximo pasado en mandar ... [in manuscript: Madrid: 21 February] 1789. Folio (30.5 cm; 12"). [3] pp.
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Educating CUBAN Girls
Spain.  Sovereign (1788-1808, Charles IV).  Broadside, begins: Miguel de la Grua Talamanca Branciforte ... Para que en los Reynos de las Indias se cumpla el Breve Pontificio que El Rey Nuestro senor (que Dios guarde) se dignó alcanzar de S. Santidad en beneficio de los padres de familias y ninas educandas, por el qual se permite que en el monasterio de religiosas de Santa Clara y la ciudad de la Havana y demas conventos de estos dominios que puedan admitirse niñas para su educación, se ha servido S.M. expedir la real cédula, que asi como el Breve son del tenor siguiente. [Mexico: No printer, 1796]. Folio extra (59 x 39 cm). [1] p.
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Improved Edition of  SPANHEIM's Most Celebrated Work
Now, with More Illustrations!
Spanheim, Ezechiel.  Dissertationes de praestantia et usu numismatum antiquorum. Edition secunda, priori longe auctior, & variorum numismatum. Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elsevirium, 1671. 4to (20.9 cm, 8.25"). Frontis., [46], 917, [51 (index)] pp.; illus.
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One of the FirstEnglish Histories IN English
Speed, John.  The historie of Great Britaine under the conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. Their originals, manners, habits, warres, coines, and seales: with the successions, lives, acts, and issues of the English monarchs from Iulius Caesar, unto the raigne of King Iames, of famous memorie. London: Pr. by John Dawson [and Thomas Cotes] for George Humble, 1632. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.25"). [10] ff., 1042 pp.; 1043–1086 ff., 1087–1237, [85 (index)] pp. (lacking frontis.); illus.
$3500.00
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A Cambridge Jesuit
Spencer, John.  Scripture mistaken. The ground of Protestants and common plea of all new reformers against the ancient Catholicke religion of England. Many texts quite mistaken by novelists are layd open, and redressed in this treatis, by restoring them to theyr proper sense, according to which it is made manifest, that none of them are of force against the ancient Catholicke religion. Antwerpe: By Iames Meursius, 1655. 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [16], 253, 252–65, 268–369, 400–405, [9] pp. (pagination erratic; book complete).
$1800.00
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The Wickedness of Government
Spittlehouse, John.  Certaine queries propounded to the most serious consideration of those persons now in povver. London: Livewell Chapman, 1654. 4to (18 cm, 7.1"). [2], 14 pp.
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Select Edition on Mississippi Monuments52 Plates
Squier, E.G., & E.H. Davis.  Ancient monuments of the Mississippi Valley. New York: Bartlett & Welford, 1848. Folio (33 cm, 13"). Frontis., xxxix, [1], 306 pp.; 51 plts. (some incl. in pagination).
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Blue Book Perishable Press
Stafford, William.  Weather. Mt. Horeb, WI: The Perishable Press, 1969. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). [24] pp.
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Solicitation for Funding aVictorian Mental Health Institution
Staffordshire General Lunatic Asylum.  [drop-title] Charitable institution for the insane of Staffordshire and the adjacent counties. [Stafford: R. & W. Wright, Printers, 1850?]. Folio (32.8 cm; 13"). [1] f., [1] plt.
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Putting DOWN theREVOLUTION in Connecticut
Steadfast, Jonathan [pseud. of David Daggett].  Count the cost. An address to the people of Connecticut, on sundry political subjects, and particularly on the proposition for a new constitution. Hartford: Hudson & Goodwin, 1804. 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.25"). 21, ii, [1] pp.
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Fine Press Edition:  Tales of Family Life
Stegner, Wallace.  Two rivers. Covelo, CA: The Yolla Bolly Press, © 1989. 8vo (25.5 cm, 10.1"). xvii, [1], 91, [3] pp.
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Silesian Historical Anthology
Stenzel, Gustav Adolf Harald.  Scriptores rerum Silesiacarum oder Sammlung schlesischer Geschichtschreiber, namens der schlesischen gesellschaft für vaterländische cultur. Breslau: Josef Max & Komp., 1835–47. 4to (25.7 cm, 9.9"). 3 vols. I: xx, (iii)–xvi, 538 pp. II: xv, [1], 505, [1] pp. III: xii, 435, [1] pp.
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An AMERICAN Dissatisfied with New-Granada
Steuart, John.  Bogotá in 1836–7. Being a narrative of an expedition to the capital of New-Grenada, and a residence there of eleven months. New York: Pr. for the author by Harper & Bros., 1838. 8vo (cm). viii, [13]–312, [2] pp.
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After the (Premature?) Capture of MontereyA Personal & Significant
LETTER TO A WORRIED WIFE
Steuart, William.  Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Commodore [Thomas ap Catesby] Jones. George Town [Maryland, later incorporated into Washington, D.C.]: 1843. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). [2] ff.
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A Tiny GemPrinted by the Plantin Press (L.A.)A Mary KuperWood Engraving
Stevenson, Robert Louis.  Prayers written at Vailima. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1973. Miniature (6.2 cm, 2.4"). xxxviii, [2], 61, [1] pp.
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Shaker BibleTestimonies” as Part Two
Stewart, Philemon.  A holy, sacred, and divine roll and book; from the Lord God of Heaven, to the inhabitants of Earth: revealed in the United Society at New Lebanon, County of Columbia, State of New-York, United States of America. Canterbury, N.H.: United Society, 1843. 8vo. vii, 222, [3] pp., [2] ff., 223–403, [3] pp.
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Dedicated to Patrons ofPure,
     Perfect, & Unpolluted Liberty
Stiles, Ezra.  A history of three of the judges of King Charles I. Major-General Whalley, Major-General Goffe, and Colonel Dixwell: Who, at the Restoration, 1660, fled to America; and were secreted and concealed, in Massachusetts and Connecticut, for near thirty years. With an account of Mr. Theophilus Whale, of Narragansett, supposed to have been also one of the judges. Hartford: Elisha Babcock, 1794. 12mo. 357, [5 (4 blank)], 357, [4 (3 blank)] pp.; 8 plts. (3 fold.); lacks the frontis. port.
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The Best-KnownShort Story in English Literature?
Stockton, Frank Richard.  The lady, or the tiger? and other stories. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). [4], 201, [9 (adv.)] pp.
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ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA
Presaging the Martial Law Soon to Come?
Stockton, Robert F., Commodore.  Document. “Address to the People of California.” [Monterey]: no date [29 July 1846]. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.375"). [4] pp.
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Avant-Garde Short Stories Cutting-Edge Criticism
Stone, Herbert Stuart, ed.  Essays from the Chap-Book being a miscellany of curious and interesting tales, histories, &c.; newly composed by many celebrated writers and very delightful to read. [and] New stories from the Chap-Book being a miscellany of curious and interesting tales, histories, &c.; newly composed by many celebrated writers and very delightful to read. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone & Co., 1896 & 1898. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). I: vi, [2], [5]–262, [19 (adv.)] pp. II: [6], 260, [2] pp.
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Englishmen on theFrench Revolution
      Letters to Dr. Priestley in America”
[Stone, John Hurford, et al.]. Copies of original letters recently written by persons in Paris to Dr. Priestley in America. Taken on board a neutral vessel. Third edition. London: J. Wright, 1798. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.1"). 36 pp.
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True or False?
[Stophel, Georg].  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Schlüssel zu Irrthum [sic] und Wahrheit.” No place [Germany]: 1788. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). xi, [5 (blank)], 153 [i.e., 154] pp.
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485 Stunning Views ofEngland, Scotland, & Wales
EACH IMAGE Hand-Captioned
Storer, James Sargant.  Antiquarian and topographical cabinet, containing a series of elegant views of the most interesting objects of curiosity in Great Britain. London: W. Clarke, J. Carpenter, & H.D. Symonds, 1807–11. 8vo. 10 vols. I: [approx. 112] pp.; 56 plts. II: pp.; 49 plts. III: [approx. 110] pp.; 55 plts. IV: [approx. 92] pp.; 46 plts. V: [approx. 86] pp.; 43 plts. VI: [approx. 106] pp.; 53 plts. VII: [approx. 98] pp.; 49 plts. VIII: [approx. 86] pp.; 43 plts. IX: [approx. 110] pp.; 55 plts. X: [approx. 72], [16 (index)] pp.; 36 plts. (15 plts. lacking of 500).
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Was Uncle Tom's Cabin“A Fair Delineation of Slavery”?
Stowe, Harriet Beecher.  A key to Uncle Tom's Cabinpresenting the original facts and documents upon which the story is founded. Together with corroborative statements verifying the truth of the work. London: Thomas Bosworth; Clarke, Beeton, & Co., 1853. 8vo (17.9 cm, 7.1"). viii, 595, [1], 4 (adv). pp.
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So INTERESTING, What HeChose Here!
Strodtmann, Adolf (trans.).  Amerikanische Anthologie.  Erster Theil: Dichtungen. Zweiter Theil: Novellen. Leipzig: Bibliogaphisches Institut, [1875]. 12mo. 2 vols. in 1. I: 236 pp. II: 297 pp.
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Poetry by an American Journalist
Stuart, Carlos D.  Ianthe: and other poems. New York: C.L. Stickney & J.C. Wadleigh, 1843. 12mo. Added engr. title-page; 222, [2] pp.
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A CANADIAN'sFirst & Last Appearance
Sturrock, W.  A military mite to the mountain of literature, or, The rhymes of a red coat. Quebec: Middleton & Dawson, 1858. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.375"). 40 pp., [2] ff. .
$400.00
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“The Details of the Late War”
Subaltern (Georg Robert Gleig, attrib.).  A subaltern in America; comprising his narrative of the campaigns of the British army, at Baltimore, Washington, &c. &c. during the late war. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart; Boston: Allen & Ticknor, 1833. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.25"). 266 pp.
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Wharton as Translator
Sudermann, Hermann; Edith Wharton, trans. The joy of living (Es Lebe das Leben) a play in five acts. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1902. 8vo (19 cm, 7.7"). vii, [1], 185, [1 (blank)] pp.
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Suicer on theGreek Patristic Sacraments
Suicer, Johann Kaspar.  Sacrarum observationum liber singularis: Quo veterum ritus circa poenitentium [sophronismon] paulò accuratius expenduntur; varia incarnationis, circumcisionis, paschatis, baptismi & S. Coenae nomina explicantur.... Tiguri: Impensis Michaelis Schaufelbergeri, 1665. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.8"). [16], 397, [1] pp.
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“At First They Worked in the Same Room, Sometimes at the Same Typewriter”
Sullivan, Eleanor.  Whodunit: a biblio-bio-anecdotal memoir of Frederic Dannay, “Ellery Queen.” New York: Targ Editions, 1984. Small 8vo (22.5 cm; 8.75") 45, [1] pp., plate.
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History of English Law byOne of the Great Irish Barristers
Sullivan, Francis Stoughton.  An historical treatise on the feudal law, and the constitution and laws of England; with a commentary on Magna Charta, and necessary illustrations of many of the English statues, in a course of lectures, read in the University of Dublin. Dublin: Thomas Ewing, 1772. 8vo (20.8 cm, 8.2"). xvi, 448 pp.
$750.00
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Introduction to theStudy of Modern History
Sullivan, William.  Historical causes and effects from the fall of the Roman empire, 476, to the reformation, 1517. Boston: James B. Dow, 1838. 12mo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). viii, 615, [1 (blank)] pp.
$200.00
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An Enduring Figure ofEnglish Comic Literature
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Handley Cross; or, Mr. Jorrocks's hunt. London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). xiii, [3], 578 pp.; 17 col. plts., 31 plts.
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The Thrill of the ChaseIllustrated by Phiz
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Hawbuck Grange.  London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). [14], 265, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.; 13 plts.
$125.00
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Chasing afterFoxes & Fortunes: 13 Hand-Colored Plates
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Mr. Sponge's sporting tour. London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). [2], x, [2], 450 pp.; 13 col. plts., 30 plts.
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Social Satire at Brighton: Illustrated by Leech
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Plain or ringlets?  London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). x, [4], 398 pp.; 12 col. plts., 8 plts.
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An English Quaker Merchant Tours the U.S.
Sutcliff, Robert.  Travels in some parts of North America, in the years 1804, 1805, & 1806. Philadelphia: B. & T. Kite, 1812. 12mo (17.7 cm, 6.9"). ix, [1], 289, [1] pp.; 1 fold. plt.
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“The True Christian Religion”
Swedenborg, Emanuel.  Vera Christiana religio, continens universam theologiam Novae Ecclesiae a Domino apud Danielem cap. VII: 13–14, et in Apocalypsi cap. XXI: 1, 2. praedictae. Amstelodami: [s.n.], 1771. 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). 541, [1 (“errores typographici”)] pp.
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Printing in AmericaBEFORE the Bay Psalm Book
Szewczyk, David, & Buffington, Cynthia Davis.  39 books and broadsides printed in America before the Bay Psalm Book. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company, 1988. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). ix, [1], 135, [1] pp., [2] ff.
$70.00
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