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Art/ArchitectureFolio ExtraImposing!
Valentini, Agostino.  La patriarcale basilica Liberiana. Roma: a spese di Agostino Valentini, 1839. Folio extra (47.5 cm; 18.75"). [4] ff., 118 pp.; 1 fold. plt., 102 plts.
$600.00
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Wonderful Title-PageSerious Text
Valerón, Manuel Román.  Tractatus de transactionibus in quo integra transactionum materia theoricè, ac ingenti studio, & justa methodo collecta, & exposita continetur. Lugduni: sumptib. Philippi Borde, Laurenti Arnaud, Petri Borde, et Guill. Barbier, 1665. Folio extra (33 cm; 12.75"). [8] ff., 272 pp., [21] ff.
$675.00
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Listen, Ye Who Look for Jesus”
Van Dyke, Henry.  The toiling of Felix: A legend on a new saying of the Christ. New York: Privately printed, 1898. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 34 pp.
$200.00
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Just the Facts, Sir”Just before Those 20's Began to “Roar”
Van Dyke, James Edward.  The investor's pocket manual. New York: The Financial Press, 1921. 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). 272 pp.
$500.00
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Offering Help with theImportant & Difficult Bits
Van Est, Willem Hessels (i.e., Estius).  Annotationes in praecipua ac difficiliora sacrae scripturae loca. Duaci [Douai]: Apud Gerardum Patté, sub signo missalis aurei, 1628. Folio in 6's (36 cm, 14.2"). [3] ff. (of 4, lacking title-leaf), 684 pp., [10] ff.
$550.00
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Trees Bees & More
Vanière, Jacques.  Praedium rusticum. Editio nova longè auctior & emendatior. Tolosæ: Petrum Robert, 1742. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [4] ff., 319, [7 (index)] pp.
$350.00
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From the Early Days of theDutch Sea-Borne EmpireJapan & Siam & MORE
Varenius, Bernhardus.  Descriptio regni Iaponiae. Cum quibusdam affinis materiae, ex variis auctoribus collecta et in ordinem redacta. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1649. 12mo (11 cm; 4.25"). 2 vols. in 1. I: [24] ff., 267 [i.e., 287], [1 (blank)] pp. II: [4] ff., 120 [i.e., 320] pp.; fold. table.
$1250.00
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Train up a Child in the Way It Should Go”
Variety; or, stories for children from the age of seven years to twelve. London: John Harris, 1825. 12mo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). [4], 127, [1] pp.; 12 plts.
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Early 19th–Century Seismology
Vassalli-Eandi, Antonio Maria.  Rapport sur le tremblement de terre qui a commencé le 2 avril 1808, dans les vallées de Pélis, de Cluson, de Pô, etc. Fait à la classe des sciences physiques et mathématiques de l'Académie Impériale de Turin dans sa séance du 2 mai 1808. [Turin]: Felix Galletti, 1808. 8vo (22 cm, 8.66"). 136, [2 (index)] pp.
$300.00
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Waxing Philosophical onDuty, Obedience, & the Common Good
Vauvilliers, Jean-François.  Questions sur les sermens ou promesses politiques en général, et en particulier sur le voeu de haine éternelle a la royauté. Bâle: De l'Imprimerie de Thourneisen, 1796. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 74 pp.
$100.00
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Wise, WARM Advice to aYoung Philadelphia Woman
V[aux], R[oberts].  Autograph Sentiment Signed (with initials) for Isabella Walsh. [Philadelphia]: 18 January 1828. Small 4to. 1 p.
$75.00
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La boussole n’a pas été connue par les anciens”
Venanson, Flaminius.  De l’invention de la boussole nautique. Naples: Chez Ange Trani, 1808. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.9"). 172 pp.
$750.00
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With Carefully Engraved & Labelled Illustrations
Venette, Nicolai.  ... Abhandlung von Erzeugung der Menschen. Königsberg: Christoph Gottfried Eckart, 1738. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., [16] ff., 546 pp., 10 leaves of plts. (various sizes).
$250.00
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Who Lives in Europe?. . . . .
. . . & What Do They Wear?
[Venning, Mary Anne].  A geographical present: Being descriptions of the several countries of Europe. Compiled from the best authorities. With representations of the various inhabitants in their respective costumes. New York: William Burgess, Juvenile Emporium [R. & G. Wood, Printers], 1831. 16m (15.5 cm, 6.125"). [2] ff., 140, 7 (adv.), [1 (blank)] pp.; 12 plts.
$275.00
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A LovinglyILLUSTRATED Fables Collection
Verdizotti, Giovanni Mario. Cento favole morali de i piu illustri antichi, & moderni autori Greci, & Latini. In Venetia: Appresso Sebastian Combi, 1599. 12mo (14.1 cm, 5.5"). 253, [11] pp.; illus.
$1000.00
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The French Virgil”Does Virgil
Vergilius Maro, Publius.  Les Géorgiques de Virgile, traduction nouvelle en vers françois, enrichies de notes & de figures. Paris: Chez Bleuet, 1770. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [2], 366 pp.; 5 plts.
$650.00
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VirgilElegant Italian Production
Vergilius Maro, Publius; Clemente Bondi, trans.  L'Eneide tradotta in versi italiani. Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale, 1790–93. 8vo (22.1 cm, 8.7"). 2 vols. in 1. [8], xxiii, [1], 273, [1], 295, [3 (1 errata)] pp.
$900.00
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Striving His City's Walls to Build, / And Give His Gods a Home”
Vergilius Maro, Publius; John Conington, trans.  The Aeneid of Virgil translated into English verse. London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1873. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). xx, 455, [1] pp.
$225.00
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LEC: The Dead Sea Scrolls inEnglish
Vermes, Geza, trans.  The Dead Sea scrolls. Westerham: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1966. Folio (31.6 cm, 12.4"). [8], 241, [3] pp.; 16 col. plts.
$150.00
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History of the HospitallersFirst English Edition
Vertot, René Aubert, abbé de.  The history of the Knights of Malta. London: Pr. for G. Strahan, F. Gyles, Woodman & Lyon, et al., 1728. Tall folio (34.3 cm, 13.5"). 2 vols. I: [8], 487, [1], 180 pp.; 1 fold. map, 2 maps, 49 plts. II: [2], 220, 143, [1], 196, [24 (index)], 3, [1 (adv.)] pp.; 22 plts., 1 fold. map, 1 double-p. map.
$4600.00
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Early History of Brittany
Vertot, René Aubert, abbé de.  Histoire critique de l'établissement des Bretons dans les Gaules; et de leur dépendance des rois de France, & des ducs de Normandie. Paris: Chez Nyon, Didot, & G.F. Quillau, 1730. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 2 vols. in 1. [2], 72, 357, [3], ii, 375, [7] pp.
$175.00
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First Edition ofVetancurt's Important Nahuatl Grammar
Vetancurt, Agustín de.   Arte de lengua mexicana. Mexico: Francisco Rodriguez Lupercio, 1673. Small 4to (19.5 cm, 7.75"). [6], 49 [i.e. 50], [8] ff.
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Fine Bodoni Printing, Fine ENGRAVINGS,
Informative Contents, &

Printing Completed by the Widow
 
Vieira, Francisco; & Francesco Rosaspina.  Le piu insigni pitture parmensi Indicate agli amatori della Belle Arti. Parma: Dalla Tipografia Bodoniana, 1809. Large 4to (31.8 cm; 12.5"). [5] ff., xxviii pp., engraved added title, 59 plts., [118] ff., 7, [1 (blank)], 7, [1 (blank) pp.
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Post-Concordat
Vilinas, C.  La vérité sur les divisions qui existent entre les deux clergés de France, et projet de réunion; ou lettre de M. L'abbe *** ... a M. L'abbé de ***. Paris: Vatar-Jouannet, An IX / 1801. 8vo (19 cm, 7.4"). 32 pp.
$110.00
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The Rewards of Virtue Are Sure”Juvenile Fiction Illustrated
Village annals, containing Austerus and Humanus. A sympathetic tale. Philadelphia: Griggs & Dickinson for Johnson & Warner, 1814. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). 35 pp.; illus.
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So Finished Our Landlord His Tale”
Village annals, containing Austerus and Humanus. A sympathetic tale. Philadelphia: Griggs & Dickinson for Johnson & Warner, 1814. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). 35 pp.; illus.
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Kennebunkport Church Cookery
Village Baptist Church (Kennebunkport, ME). Ladies' Guild.  Cook book. Kennebunkport, ME: Published by Village Baptist Church Kennebunkport Maine [at the Press of Arundel], [1948]. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 56, [24 (adv.)] pp. (some pagination out of sequence).
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Italian Travels Englished, 1825
Villemarest, Charles Maxime Catherinet de. The hermit in Italy, or observations on the manners and customs of Italy .... London: Geo. B. Whittaker, 1825. 12mo (19.9 cm, 7.9"). 3 vols. I: vii, [1], 267, [1 (blank)] pp. II: [4], 281, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [4], 295, [1 (blank)] pp.
$450.00
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The Most Villainous of Poets”
Villon, François.  The lyrical poems of François Villon. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1979. 8vo (28.4 cm,11.1"). 145, [3] pp.
$60.00
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TICE IllustratesVOLTAIRE
Voltaire.  Candide, or All for the best. New York: Bennett Libraries, 1927. 8vo (23 cm; 9.25"). 2 vols. in 1. 182 pp., [4] ff., color plates.
$725.00
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Radical Reformation Compilation
Von Wolzogen, Johann Ludwig.  Opera omnia, exegetica, didactica, et polemica ... Cum indicibus necessariis. Irenopoli [Amsterdam]: no publisher/printer [Frans Kuyper, & Daniel Bakkamude], 1656 [i.e., 1668]. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). 2 vols. I: [3] ff., 1038 pp. [i.e., 1044] (lacking one sectional title-page). II: 356 [i.e., 360], [4] pp.; 132 [i.e., 134] pp., [4] ff. (lacking title-page, engr. portrait, & six sectional title-pages).
$3000.00
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APITTSBURGH Woman's Poetry
Wade, A. Annie Rogers.  The poetical works of A. Annie Wade. Allegheny, PA: [Privately printed], 1895. 8vo. Frontis., 227 pp.
$150.00
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Signed by Both the Poet & the ArtistWith Original Bearden Lithograph
Walcott, Derek; Romare Bearden, illus. & ed.  The Caribbean poetry of Derek Walcott & the art of Romare Bearden. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1983. Folio (31.1 cm, 12.25"). xix, [1], 210, [4] pp.; col. illus.
$800.00
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Woman's Beauty Defined byMEN of the World
Walker, Alexander.  Beauty; illustrated chiefly by an analysis and classification of beauty in woman. New York: J. & H.G. Langley; Philadelphia: Haswell, Barrington, & Haswell; Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co., 1840. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). xx, 390 pp., [3 (ads)] ff.
$35.00
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An ANGRYHistory of Independency”Anarchia Anglicana
Walker, Clement.  Relations and observations, historicall and politick, upon the Parliament, begun Anno Dom. 1640 ... together with an appendix, touching the proceedings of the Independent faction in Scotland. [London?], 1648. 4to (18.3 cm, 7.25"). A–T4t2V–Z4Aa2; [12], 174 pp. [with] An appendix to the History of Independency ... London, 1648. 4to. a–c4(-c4); [2], 20 pp. [with] Anarchia Anglicana: Or, the history of Independency. The second part. [London], 1649. 4to. A–Z4Aa–Kk4; [8], 256 pp.; 1 double-page plt. [with] The high court of justice; or Cromwells new slaughter house in England ... [London], 1651. 4to. A–I4; 71, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] M., T. The history of Independency. The fourth and last part. London: H. Brome & H. Marsh, 1660. 4to. A–R4; [8], 124 pp.
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A Classically Informed Perspective on theGreat Infant Baptism Controversy
Walker, William.  Baptismon didache, the doctrine of baptisms: or, a discourse of dipping and sprinkling; wherein is shewed the lawfulness of other ways of baptization, besides that of a total immersion: and objections against it answered. London: Robert Pawlet, 1678. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [16], 301, [3] pp.
$400.00
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The Cat & the Dog Make Our House Their Home”
Walks with mamma, or, stories in words of one syllable.  London: John Harris, 1824. Sq. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 63, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
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Walton, Illustrated
Walton, Izaak.  The complete angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton: Extensively embellished with engravings on copper and wood ... To which are added, an introductory essay; the Linnaean arrangement of the various river fish delineated in the work; and illustrative notes. London: John Major (pr. at the Shakspeare Press by W. Nicol), 1824. 8vo in 4s (19.7 cm, 7.76"). lviii, 416 pp.; 14 plts.; illus. [with the same author's] The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson ... To which are added, the autographs of those eminent men, now first collected; an index, and illustrative notes. London: John Major (pr. at the Shakspeare Press by W. Nicol), 1825. Frontis., xviii, [2], 503, [1] pp.; 10 plts., illus.
$550.00
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Merrymount PressLimited Edition
Walton, Izaak.  The complete angler, or, The contemplative man's recreation. Boston: C.E. Goodspeed & Co., 1928. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.125"). xxxi, 323, [3] pp.
$100.00
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The Art of AnglingIllustrated by Adams
Walton, Izaak.  The compleat angler or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of fish and fishing not unworthy the perusal of most anglers ... decorated by Frank Adams. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Folio (35 cm, 13.5"). Frontis., [10], 124, [2] pp.; illus.
$350.00
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A Kentucky “Honor Killing”The Killer Acquitted
Ward, Matthew Flournoy, defendant.  A full and authentic report of the testimony on the trial of Matt. F. Ward, certified to be correct by Thomas D. Brown, clerk of Hardin Circuit Court; Wm. Alexander, former commonwealth attorney for the Hardin District; and Judge Alex. Walker ... With the speeches of Gov. Crittenden, Gov. Helm, T.F. Marshall, esq., and Nathaniel Wolfe, esq., and the reply of Alfred Allen, esq., attorney for the commonwealth. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1854. 8vo (23 cm, 8.75"). 176 pp.
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Attempting to Restore SIGHT in the Early 1800s
Wardrop, James.  History of James Mitchell, a boy born blind and deaf, with an account of the operation performed for the recovery of his sight. London: Pr. for John Murray ... ; & Archibald Constable & Co., Edinburgh, by W. Bulmer & Co., 1813. Small 4to (27.6 cm, 10.875"). vi, 52 pp.
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About Great PrintersFrom a Great Press
Owned by Another Great Printer
Warren, Arthur.  The Charles Whittinghams, printers. New York: Grolier Club (pr. by the DeVinne Press), 1896. Large 8vo (25.2 cm, 9.9"). Frontis., 344, [2] pp. (index issued later, not present here); 2 fold. plts. (1 col.), illus.
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Printed in GOLD within a Marvelously Elaborate ENGRAVED BORDER
Printed in S
ILVER
Washington, George.  Broadside. Begins: WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL ADDRESS.    New York: Pub. by C.C. Wright & Durand, [1834?]. Folio extra (57 x 46 cm; 23" x 18"). 1 p.
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Scarce Treatise: The Reformation in theNETHERLANDS
Water, Jona Willem te.  Kort verhaal der Reformatie van Zeeland in de zestiende eeuwe; benevens eenige verhandelingen dienende tot ophelderinge van de historie der kerk-hervorminge aldaar ... Middelburg: Pieter Gillissen, 1776. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). [6], xviii, 117, [11] pp.
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Only the Second Known Copy?
Waterville College.  Bell-a! Horrid-a bell-a! Inaugural ceremonies at the coronation of John Tupper Champlin. [Maine?]: No publisher/printer, 1853. 8vo (23 cm; 9") 4 pp.
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The Young Adventurer as anOld Buffer”Signed by Waugh
Waugh, Evelyn.  Basil Seal rides again or the rake's regress. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1963. 8vo (25.8 cm, 10.1"). Frontis., [6], 49, [1] pp.
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Waugh! The Pre-Raphaelites!
Waugh, Evelyn.  PRB An essay on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood 1847–54. Westerham, Kent: Dalrymple Press, 1982. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). 44, [3] pp.
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