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“In Xanadu Did Kulba Khan” & Two Coleridge Heroines First & Second Editions
(A Christmas Tale is Part of this “Double Bill”).  Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.  Christabel, &c. London: Pr. for John Murray by William Bulmer & Co., 1816. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], [v]–vii, [1], 64 pp. (2 prelim. ff. lacking). [with]  Zapolya: A Christmas tale, in two parts. London: Pr. for Rest Fenner by S. Curtis, 1817. 8vo. [6], 128 pp.
$1500.00
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Holy Night! Peaceful Night!
Cut it out!Cut out the steam calliope!
(A Sweet “Period” Christmas Story) . . .  Richmond, Grace S.   On Christmas day in the evening.  New York: A.L. Burt Co., (copyright 1910). 12mo. [2], 76 pp.; 4 col. plts.
$35.00

The Classic, Magical Stories & Wonderful Illustrations
(A FRENCH Offering).  Perrault, Charles.  Contes des fées. Paris: Le Fuel, [ca. 1813]. Oblong 32mo (10.6 cm, 4.125"). Col. frontis., engr. t.-p., 258 pp.; 12 col. plts.
$1500.00
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America's First “Homosexual Novel”?
(An English/AMERICAN One).  Taylor, Bayard.  Joseph and his friend: a story of Pennsylvania. New York / London: G.P. Putnam & Sons / S. Low, Son & Marston, 1870. Small 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). vi, 361, [1], [2 (ads)] pp.
$900.00
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Star-Crossed Italian LoversPeregrino & Genevera
(*&* an Italian Contribution).  Caviceo, Jacopo.  Il peregrino. Vinegia: Pietro di Nicolini da Sabbio, 1538. 8vo (15 cm, 5.9"). [16] pp., 271, [1 (blank)] ff.; illus.
$2250.00
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Highlighted entries are typically repeated in their
expectable alphabetical places, below . . .


Bodoni's Tribute to Corilla OlimpicaPoetessa Laureata
Accademia degli Arcadi.  Atti della solenne coronazione fatta in Campidoglio della insigne poetessa D.na Maria Maddalena Morelli Fernandez Pistojese tra gli Arcadi Corilla Olimpica. Parma: Nello Stamperia Reale di Parma, 1779. Small 4to (23.4 cm, 9.21"). Frontis., [2], xii, 296 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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20th-Century Fine-Press Printing . . .
of a 16th-Century Edition . . .
    of an Ancient Greek Romance . . .
Achilles Tatius.  The loves of Clitophon and Leucippe translated from the Greek of Achilles Tatius by William Burton reprinted for the first time from a copy now unique. New York: Bernard Guilbert Guerney, 1923. Folio (30.5 cm, 12"). xxxi, [9], 152, [6] pp.
$175.00
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A Scarce Survivor
The adventures of little dame Crump and her little white pig. Albany: Fisk & Little, 82 State Street, [1854–57]. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). [16] pp.
$175.00
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Aeschylus from the Royal Printer
Aeschylus.  [title in Greek, transliterated as] Aischylou Prometheus desmotes, Hepta epi Thebais, Persai, Agamemnon, [Choephoroi], Eumenides, Hiketides. Parisiis: Ex officina Adriani Turnebi Typographi Regii, 1552. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). [8], 211, [1] pp.
$1250.00
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Aesop for American Children
     (With Quite a Political Preface)
Aesopus [Aesop].  Fables of Aesop and others, translated into English: With instructive applications, and a print before each fable. Philadelphia: L. Johnson, 1831. 24mo. Frontis., 358 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Harry of England, Your Career Shall be Stained in Blood!
Ainsworth, William Harrison.  Windsor Castle. An historical romance. London: Henry Colburn, 1844. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.69"). Add. engr. t.-p., x, [2], 324 pp.; 22 plts., illus.
$350.00
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Brunet: Belle Édition”Sole Italian EstienneTall Copy
Alamanni, Luigi.  La coltivatione di Luigi Alamanni al christianissimo re Francesco Primo. Parigi: Ruberto Stephano, 1546. 8vo (20.8 cm, 8.2"). [2], 154, [2] ff.
$1875.00
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Agriculture & Apiaries
Alamanni, Luigi.  La coltivazione et gli epigrammi ... e Le api di Giovanni Rucellai, geniluomini Fiorentini; colle annotazioni del Signor Dottor Giuseppe Bianchini. Venezia: Stamperia Remondini, 1756. 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.8"). Frontis., 96, [2], 280 pp.
$200.00
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Signed Binding —Pure Gold
Albin, Thomas, ed.  Pure gold from the rivers of wisdom. Edited by the author of “Affection's keepsake.” New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1841. 32mo (10.5 cm; 4.25"). [1 (ads)] f., 126 pp., [2 (ads)] pp.; frontis. (included in pagination).
$40.00
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One Poem on an Air Balloon” & a *FUNNY* One Called
“A Receipt for Writing a Novel”
Alcock, Mary.  Poems, &c. &c. by the late Mrs. Mary Alcock. London: C. Dilly, 1799. 8vo. vii, [3], 183, [1] pp. (lacking subscribers list).
$100.00
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Romance in the Bluegrass State
Allen, James Lane, & Hugh Thomson, illus.  A Kentucky cardinal; and Aftermath. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1900. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). xxxii, 276, [4] pp.
[SOLD]
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Boccaccio's LanguageCatalogued & Cross-ReferencedA Poet's Copy
Alunno, Francesco.  Le ricchezze della lingua volgare. In Vinegia: [colophon: In casa de Figliuoli di Aldo], 1543. Folio (32.7 cm, 12.875"). 225, [1] ff.
$2500.00
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Splendid Ceremony for a Sad Remembrance, with thePLATE
Alvitez, Alejo de.  Puntual descripcion, funebre lamento, y sumptuoso tumulo, de la regia doliente pompa, con que en la Santa Iglesia Metropolitana de la Ciudad de los Reyes, Lima, corte de la America Austral, mando solemnizar las reales exequias de la serenissima señora, la señora doña Mariana Josepha de Austria, reyna fidelissima de Portugal, y de los Algarves, el dia 15. de marzo de 1756. [Lima: Juan Jose Gonzalez de Cossio, 1757]. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 79, [1 (blank)], 80–237 pp., [4], [49] ff., fold. plate, illus.
$9975.00
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With Mrs. Forster's Illustrations
Anacreon.  Anacreontis Odaria, ad textus Barnesiani fidem emendata. Londini: Gul. Bulmer & Soc., 1802. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 130 pp.; illus.
$750.00
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A Special Copy of a Special Edition
Anacreon.  Odes d'Anacréon, traduites en françois, avec le texte grec, la version latine, des notes critiques, et deux dissertations. Par le citoyen Gail ... Avec estampes, odes grecques mises en musique par Gossec, Méhul, le Sueur, et Chérubini; et un discours sur la music grecque. Paris: de l'imprimerie de Pierre Didot l'Aine, an VII (1799). Large 4to (33 cm, 13"). xvi, 204 pp. Music: 5. 7, 2–3, 3 pp. Frontis,, plt.
[SOLD]
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Advice on All Sorts of Things
Andrelini, Publio Fausto.  P. Fausti Andrelini foroliuiensis Hecatodistichon. [Paris]: V[a]enundatur a M. Nicolao De Barra, [1519]. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [30] pp. (final blank lacking).
$2500.00
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Good Ladies,UNCENSUR'D Bath's Pleasures Pursue . . . ”
Anstey, Christopher.  The new Bath guide: Or, memoirs of the B-n-r-d family. In a series of poetical epistles. London: J. Dodsley, and Fletcher & Hodson, 1767. 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). Frontis., [6], iv, 173, [1] pp.
$175.00
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Lots of Laughs & Illustrated TOO
Anstey, Christopher.  The new Bath guide: or, memoirs of the B-n-r-d family. London: C. Whittingham ... for the Associated Booksellers, 1800. 16mo (16.4 cm; 6.5"). viii, 155, [5 (adv.)] pp., [5] plts.
$200.00
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The Only Ancient Roman Novel in Latin to Survive in Its Entirety
Early Edition with the Comments Commented Upon
Apuleius; Philippus Beroaldus, ed. Commentarii a Philippo Beroaldi conditi in Asinu[m] aureu[m] Lucii Apulei. [colophon: Venetiis: Per Simonem Papiensem dictum Bivilaquam, 1501]. Folio (31 cm, 12.2"). 478 pp.
[SOLD]
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The Best of 16th-Century Italian Satire
Ariosto, Ludovico, & others; Francesco Sansovino, ed.  Sette libri di satire di Ludovico Ariosto, Hercole Bentivogli, Luigi Alemanni, Pietro Nelli, Antonino Vinciguerra, Francesco Sansovino, ed altri scrittori. Venice: Appresso Fabio, & Agostin Zopini fratelli, 1583. 8vo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). [8], 206, [1] ff. (lacking original final blank).
$500.00
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Erotic Letters — Classic Greek
Aristaenetus.  [title-page in Greek, transliterated as] Aristainetou epistolai erotikai. tinà ton palaion heroon epitaphia. E bibliotheca C.V. Ioan. Sambuci. Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1566. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). 95, [1 (blank)] pp.
$2750.00
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One Power of Physic, Melody, & Song”
An Ode to Hygeia
Armstrong, John.  The art of preserving health: A poem. London: Pr. for A. Millar, 1744. 4to (24.6 cm, 9.68"). [2], 134 pp.
$750.00
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“A God-Hero of the Golden Age of Myth” —
The First Original English-Language Poem on the Buddha
Arnold, Edwin.  The light of Asia. Being the life and teaching of Gautama prince of India and founder of Buddhism. Avon, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1976. Folio (30 cm, 11.8"). xxiv, 193, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$100.00
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A “Gift Copy”Textured Olive Green Calf byBayntun-Riviere
Arnold, Matthew.  The poems of Matthew Arnold, 1840–1867. London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1937. 12mo (18.4 cm; 7.25"). xxvii, 460 pp.
$250.00
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Engraved Portrait Printed inRED
Arrieta, Domingo Pedro de.  Posteriores glorias de nuestro gran padre, y patriarca seraphico San Francisco de Assis. Oracion panegyrica. [Mexico]: Impressa en la Imprenta del real, y mas antiguo de San Ildefonso, 1765. 4to (19 cm, 7.75" ). [13] ff., 34 pp.; illus.
$1450.00
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Literati of Antwerp Salute One of Their OwnPortrait after Peter Paul Rubens
Woodcut *&* Engraved Versions of the Plantin Device
Asterius, Episcopus Amasenus.  S. Asteri Episcopi amaseae homiliae Graecè & Latinè nunc primùm editae Philippo Rubenio interprete. Antverpiae: Ex Officina Plantiniana, apud viduam & filios Ioannis Moreti, 1615. 4to (24.13 cm, 9.5"). [6] ff., 284, pp., [2] ff.
$2000.00
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His Treatise ChrysopoeiaOn Transmutation of Metals into GoldIs Anticipated Here
Augurelli, Giovanni Aurelio.  I. Aurelius Augurellus [poemata]. Venetiis: In aedibus Aldi, 1505. 8vo (16.3 cm; 6.375"). [256] pp.
$8250.00
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Much Marginalia & Interlinear NotesA PMM Incunable Title
Augustinus Aurelius (St. Augustine, of Hippo).  Augustinus De ciuitate Dei cum commento. [Freiburg im Breisgau : Kilianus Piscator (Fischer), 1494]. Folio in 6s (30.5 cm, 12"). [256] ff.
$18,750.00
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Jane Austen's WorksA Handsome, Limited Edition
Illustrated by the Brock Brothers     
Austen, Jane.  The novels and letters of Jane Austen. New York & Philadelphia: Frank S. Holby, 1906. 8vo. 12 (of 12) vols. I: Frontis., [6], vii–lix, [6], 255 pp.; 5 plts. II: Frontis., [8], 302 pp.; 6 plts. III: Frontis., [4], v–vii, 3–283 pp.; 5 plts. IV: Frontis., [8], [3]–299 pp.; 5 plts. V: Frontis., [4], v–vii, [5], 338 pp.; 5 plts. VI: Frontis., [8], 347 pp.; 5 plts. VII: Frontis., [6], vii–viii, [4]–339 pp.; 5 plts. VIII: Frontis., [8], 359 pp.; 5 plts. IX: Frontis., [4], v–viii, [4]–338 pp.; 5 plts. X: Frontis., [4], vii–viii, [4]–362 pp.; 5 plts. XI: [10], 3–392 pp.; 3 plts. XII: Frontis., [8], 3–393 pp.; 3 plts. (1 fold.).
$3575.00
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