HUMAN RIGHTS
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(A Catalogue of Dangers, among Other Things).  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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The Decree Freeing the Indians of the United Provinces:
In Spanish, Aymará, Quechua, & Guaraní
(A Landmark RIGHTS Document for Sure)!!  (Niños Expósitos Press).   Argentine Republic.   Laws, statutes, etc. 12 March 1813.  [drop-title] Decreto. La Asamblea general sanciona el decreto expedido por la Junta Provisional Gubernativa de estas provincias en 1.o de setiembre de 1811, relativo a la extincion del tributo, y ademas derogada la mita. [Buenos-Ayres: {Impr. de los Niños Expósitos}, 1813]. Folio (31 cm; 12.5"). [1] f. (printed on both sides).
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Additions to aSpaniard's Take on Roman Law
Ayllón Laynez, Juan de.  Illustrationes sive additiones eruditissimae ad varias resolutiones Antonii Gomezii. Lugduni [Lyon]: Sumptibus Anisson & Posuel, 1692. Folio (32.7 cm, 12.9"). [4] ff., 380, [14] pp.
$800.00
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DefendingPerfect Freedom of Discussion”
Bailey, Samuel.  Essays on the formation and publication of opinions and on other subjects. Philadelphia: R.W. Pomeroy (pr. by A. Waldie), 1831. 12mo (19.9 cm, 7.9"). [2 (adv.)], 240 pp.
$300.00
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Allowing Absurd Dogma” toDie Out
of Its Own Accord
Boissy d'Anglas, François-Antoine, comte de.  Rapport sur la liberté des cultes, fait au nom des comités de salut public, de sûreté générale et de législation, réunis. Paris: De l'Imprimerie Nationale, An III [1795]. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 19, [1] pp.
$100.00
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A Reluctant Dictator
Bolívar, Simón.  Broadside. Begins: Simon Bolivar libertador presidente de Colombia & & &. Colombianos! Las voluntades públicas se habian espresado enerjicamente por las reformas políticas de la nacion ... Bogota: No publisher/printer], 1828. Folio (29.2 cm; 11.5"). [1] p.
$8000.00
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Natural Equality” Newark, 1802
Brown, William Lawrence. An essay on the natural equality of men; on the rights that result from it, and on the duties which it imposes.... The second American edition. Newark: John Wallis, 1802. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [2 (1 blank)], 141, [1 (blank)] pp.
$200.00

DefendingFrench Rights & Religion from the POPE
Camus, Armand-Gaston.  Observations sur deux brefs du pape, en date du 10 Mars & du 13 Avril 1791; par M. Camus, ancien homme de loi, membre de l'Assemblée nationale. Paris: De l'Imprimerie Nationale, 1791. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). [2], 58 pp.
$120.00
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Paine Was aDIRTY Man!
Cheetham, James.  The life of Thomas Paine, author of Common sense, The crisis, Rights of man, &c. &c. &c. New York: Southwick & Pelsue, 1809. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). 347, [1] pp.
$575.00
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The Council of TrentFind theBOOK RULINGS in the Index
Chifflet, Philippe.  Sacrosancti et oecumenici Concilii Tridentini Paulo III, Iulio III et Pio IV pontificibus maximus celebrati canones et decreta. Antverpiae: Apud Hieronimum Verdussen, 1677. 12mo (14.1 cm; 5.5"). [24], 187 [i.e., 287], [1], LX, [76] pp.; illus., ports.
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Try, Try Again; *&* Again & Again & Again & Again
Chile.  Constituion. 1823.  Constitución política del estado de Chile, promulgada en 29 de diciembre de 1823. Santiago de Chile: Imprenta Nacional, [1823 or 1824]. Small 4to (22 cm; 8"). 81, [1 (blank)] pp.
$1800.00
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I am anxious you should do a writing portrait . . . ”
Cook, Eliza.  A.L.s. (“Eliza”) to “My dear Sec.” London: 6 June 1860. 12mo (7.25" x. 4.5"). 1 p.
$275.00
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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.
$125.00
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Espero que la Tranquilidad se Afianzara Mas Cada Dia”
Davila, Fernando Antonio.  [drop-title]  Carta dirigida por el Presidente de la Asamblea Constituyente, al Senor Arzobispo de Guatemala y su constestacion, recibida en esta fecha. [Guatemala]: Imprenta de la A. de Estudios, [1839]. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.25"). [1] f.
$775.00
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“Le Plus Beau Jour de Ma Vie est Celui où J'ai Vengé Mes Concitoyens
des Calomnies de Leurs Injustes Oppresseurs”

(On the Avignon Massacres)
Deleutre, J.A.  Justification des Avignonois, présentée à l'Assemblée nationale... [Paris: 1792]. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). 20 pp. (lacking half-title & second portion).
$80.00
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Apology” NOT Accepted!
[Dexter, Franklin]. A letter to the Hon. Samuel A. Eliot, representative in Congress from the city of Boston, in reply to his apology for voting for the fugitive slave bill. Boston: Wm. Crosby & H.P. Nichols, 1851. 8vo. 57 pp.
$165.00

“A True Relation of Every Dayes Proceeding”
England & Wales.  Parliament. Proceedings. 1628.  The diurnall occurrences of every dayes proceeding in Parliament since the beginning thereof, being Tuesday the twentieth of Ianuary, which ended the tenth of March. Anno Dom. 1628. With the arguments of the members of the House then assembled. London: Pr. by R.H. for William Cooke, 1641. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [2], 77, [1] pp.
$800.00
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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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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).
$7500.00
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Some Bishops Found Themselves Together in Paris . . .
Grégoire, Henri.  Compte rendu par le citoyen Grégoire, au concile national, des travaux des évêques réunis à Paris, imprimé par ordre du Concile National. [Paris: L'Imprimerie-Librairie Chrétienne, 1797]. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 84 pp. (lacking half-title).
$150.00
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Anti-Monarchy, Pro-Religion, Pro–Religious FREEDOM
Grégoire, Henri.  Observations sur les calomniateurs et les persécuteurs en matiere de religion. Paris: Chez la citoyenne Desrois (de l'Imprimerie-Librarie chretienne), [1796]. 8vo (21.1 cm, 8.3"). 27, [1] pp.
$135.00
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Famous Epistolary
Grotius, Hugo.  Epistolae quotquot reperiri potuerunt; in quibus praeter hactenus editas, plurimae theologici, iuridici, philologici, historici, & politici argumenti occurrunt. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex typographia P. & I. Blaeu ... apud Wolfgang, Waasberge, Boom, à Someren & Goethals, 1687. Folio (37.5 cm, 14.76"). [4] ff., 977, [2] pp.
$1600.00
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Grotius on THE LAW of War & of the Sea,
&
on Natural Law
Grotius, Hugo.  Hugonis Grotii De jure belli ac pacis libri tres, in quibus jus naturae & gentium, item juris publici praecipua explicantur. Cum annotatis auctoris, ejusdemque dissertatione de Mari libero, ac Libello singulari de aequitate, indulgentia, & facilitate, nec non Joann. Frid. Gronovii v.c. notis in totum opus De jure belli ac pacis. Amstelaedami: Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1720. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). Frontis., engr. title-page, [13] ff., xxxv, [1] pp., [2] ff., 483, [1] pp., [1] f., [483!]–936 pp.; 43, [1] pp., [42] ff.
$550.00
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Not “That” HardyNor That One, Either
Hardy, Thomas. The patriot. Addressed to the people, on the present state of affairs in Britain and in France. With observations on republican government, and discussions of the principles advanced in the writings of Thomas Paine. Edinburgh: J. Dickson, & London: G. Nicol, 1793. 8vo in 4s (19.5 cm, 7.7"). [4], 76 pp.
$450.00

Religion Wantsto Be Free
Harris, William.   Observations on national establishments in religion in general, and on the establishment of Christianity in particular. Together with some occasional remarks on the conduct and behaviour of the teachers of it. London: S. Bladon, 1767. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 60 pp. (half-title lacking).
$450.00

    Narrow Escape!Dangerous Publication
     Surreptitiously Printed & a Pseudonym Used
Hotman, François.  De furoribus Gallicis, horrenda & indigna Amirallij Castillionei, nobilium atq[ue]; illustrium virorum caede, scelerata ac inaudita piorum strage passim edita per complures Galliae ciuitates, sine vllo discrimine generis, sexus, aetatis & conditionis hominum: vera & simplex narratio. Edimburgi [i.e., London: Printed by Henry Bynneman], 1573. 8vo (15.7 cm; 6.125"). CCXII [i.e., 212] pp.
$3250.00
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Voici Franchement ce que J'en Pense”
Le Coz, Claude.  [drop-title] Observations sur la pétition de quelques membres du département de Paris, concernant le décret de l'Assemblée Nationale, sur les troubles religieux. Paris: De l'Imprimerie nationale, 1791. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 16 pp.
$110.00
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A Southerner Calls forABOLITION in 1767
[Lee, Arthur]. [drop-title] Extract from an address in the Virginia Gazette, of March 19, 1767. [Philadelphia?: Pr. by Joseph Crukshank?, 1780?]. Small 12mo. 4 pp.
$875.00
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Swearing, Loyalty, & Hatred
L'église gallicane au clergé de l'église de Paris, ou lettre de plusieurs administrateurs de diocèses, sur la conduite d'une partie des oratoires de Paris, relativement au serment de haine a la royauté & d'attachement a la constitution de l'an 3. Bruxelles: 1797. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). 47, [1] pp.
$110.00
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Locke'sPersonal Correspondence
Locke, John.  Some familiar letters between Mr. Locke, and several of his friends. London: A. & J. Churchill, 1708. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). [4], 540 pp.
$1000.00
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Part of the TreatyFreed a Few Slaves
Madison, James (President, 1809–17).  Message from the President of the United States, transmitting documents relative to the execution of the first article of the Late Treaty between the United States and Great Britain. February 7, 1817. Ordered to be printed for the use of the Senate. Washington: Pr. by William A. Davis, 1817. 8vo. 103 pp.
$150.00
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Constitution vs. Ceremony
Manuel, Louis-Pierre. [drop-title] Lettre du procureur de la Commune au curé de. S.-Severin, & réponses du curé de S.-Severin au procureur de la Commune. Paris: Cl. Simon, 1792. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). 16 pp.
$75.00
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Marmontel's Political-Philosophical Novel withGravelot's Illustrations
Marmontel, Jean François.  Bélisaire. Paris: Chez Merlin, 1767. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [4], x, 340, [6] pp.; 4 plts.
$900.00
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American Ecclesiastical PolityBoston, 1738
Mather, Samuel.  An apology for the liberties of the churches in New England: to which is prefix'd, a discourse concerning the Congregational churches. Boston: Printed by T. Fleet for Daniel Henchman, 1738. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [4] ff., ix, [3], 116 [i.e., 216] pp.
$900.00
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BURNING theConstitution of Apatzingan, etc., ETC.
Mexico (Viceroyalty).  Laws, statutes, etc. 24 May 1815. Broadside. Begins: “Don Felix Maria Calleja del Rey ... Llegó por fin el caso de que los rebeldes de estas provincias quitandose de una vez la máscara con que pretendian disfrazar el verdadero objecto e su conducta....” Mexico: No publisher/printer, 24 May 1815. Folio extra (72 x 41 cm; 28" x 16"). [1] p.
$4500.00
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Recusant Choler &Taking Edward Coke to Task
[Parsons, Robert].  A quiet and sober reckoning with M. Thomas Morton somewhat set in choler by his aduersary P.R. concerning certaine imputations of wilfull falsities obiected to the said T.M. in a treatise of P.R. intituled Of Mitigation. [St. Omer: English College Press], 1609. 4to (17.8 cm; 7"). [20] ff., 688 pp., [8] ff.
$1000.00
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Something of anOdd Couple
Parsons, Albert Richard; August Vincent Theodore Spies; & others.   Die moderne Gesellschaft, gekennzeichnet durch die Reden der verurtheilten Chicagoer Anarchisten A.R. Parsons, August Spies, Sam Fielden, Oscar Neebe, M. Schwab, L. Lingg, A. Fischer, G. Engel, in dem grossen Tendenzprozess vor Richter Gary, am 7., 8. und 9. Oktober 1886 Gründe, warum das Urtheil nicht vollzogen werden sollte. Chicago: Socialistic Publishing Society, [1886]. 8vo. 100 pp. [bound with] Schuecking, Levin. Praemie. Schloss Dornegge oder Der Weg zum Gluck. [Ein] Roman. [Milwaukee, WI]: Separat-Abdruck aus dem “Herold,”1869. 8vo. 339 pp.
$575.00
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The Land & Indian Problems
Pimentel, Francisco.  Memoria sobre las causas que han originado la situacion actual de la raza indígena de México, y medios de remediarla. Mexico: Impr. de Andrade y Escalante, 1864. 8vo. 241, [1] pp., [1] f. [with the same author's] La economía política aplicada a la propiedad territorial en México. México: Imprenta de Ignacio Cumplido, 1866. 8vo. 265, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f.
$600.00
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“The Grisly Form ofStar-Chamber Tyranny Stared Me in the Face
Russell, William.  Letters of William Russell, on the doctrineofconstructive contempt. With a true copy of the original affidavit, upon which the sheriff of the county of Dublin was attached, and an accurate report of the judgment of the King's Bench in that case. Dublin: [s.n.], 1786. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [iii]–xl, 155, [1] pp. (lacking half-title).
$1000.00
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The Catholic Church & Its Dissenters
Shoberl, Frederic.  Persecutions of popery: historical narratives of the most remarkable persecutions occasioned by the intolerance of the Church of Rome. London: Richard Bentley, 1844. 8vo. 2 vols. I: [1] f., xvi, 349 pp. II: [3] ff., 393 pp.
$225.00
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Ce N'est Pas le Directoire Qui Avoit Besoin de Liberté Religieuse
Sieyès, Emmanuel Joseph.  Opinion de M. Emm. Sieyes, député de Paris a l'Assemblée nationale, le 7 Mai 1791; en réponse à la dénonciation de l'arrêté du département de Paris, du 11 Avril précédent, sur les edifices religieux & la liberté générale des cultes. Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, [1791]. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). 23, [1] pp.
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A Motivated & Reasonable” Submission
Soulavie, Jean Louis Giraud.  [drop-title] Addresse des ecclésiastiques de la paroisse de Saint-Sulpice, qui ont signé le serment, a l'assemblée nationale. [Paris: De l'Imprimerie nationale, 1791]. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 3, [1] pp.
$100.00
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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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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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Clandestinely Printed
White, Thomas.  An apology for Rushworth's Dialogues. Wherein the exceptions of the Lords Falkland and Digby are answer'd: and the arts of their commended Daillé discover'd. Paris [really, England]: Jean Billain [really, a clandestine press], 1654. 12mo (14.2 cm; 5.125"). [8] ff., 261 pp., [1 (blank)] p., lacks final blank.
$395.00
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Early U.S. Edition of aPioneering Work
Wollstonecraft, Mary.  A vindication of the rights of woman: With strictures on political and moral subjects. Boston: Peter Edes for Thomas & Andrews, 1792. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 340 pp.
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