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TWO Astrological Works, Added Manuscript Leaves, Hand-Colored Title-Page
Caesius, Georg.  Newer und alten Schreibkalender mit den aspecten aller Planeten, auff das Jar nach ... M.DCVI [1606] ... [colophon: Gedruckt zu Nurnberg: durch und in verlegung Valentin Fuhrmanns, {1605}]. 4to (in 8s) (18.5 cm, 7.5"). A–B8; [16] ff. [bound with his] Prognosticon astrologicum das ist, Teutsche Practick und gründliche wahre aussführliche beschreibung der zusammenfügungen guter und böser Aspecten der sieben Planeten ... Auf dass Jahr ... M.DCVI [1606]. [colophon: Gedruckt unnd verlegt zu Nurnberg: durch Valentin Fuhrmann, {1605}]. 4to. A8–B6; [14] ff.
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The Public May Not Be Altogether Unprepared for
the Reappearance of the Bibliomania in a More Attractive Garb”
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall.  Bibliomania; or, Book-madness; a bibliographical romance. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. Small 4to (26 cm, 10.2"). [2], xiv, 618, [2], 63, [3], iii–xxxiv pp.; illus., 3 plts. including frontis.
$675.00
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Training Young Women to Bethe IDEAL Victorian & Christian”
Wife, Mother, Homemaker
Beecher, Catharine E., & Harriet Beecher Stowe.  The American woman's home: Or, principles of domestic science; being a guide to the formation and maintenance of economical healthful, beautiful, and Christian homes. New York: J.B. Ford & Co., 1869. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.125"). Engr. frontis., engr. t.-p., [4], xii, [13]–500, [12 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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Justly Styled the Best Satire Extant”Illustrated
Pope, Alexander.  The rape of the lock, an heroi-comical poem. London: Pr. by T. Bensley for F.J. du Roveray et al., 1798. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., xxix, [1], 79, [1] pp.; 5 plts.
$275.00
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A Stubborn Pig Is Rewarded with a Clean Sty & Good Food
History of the Little Dame Crump and her white pig. London: J.L. Marks, [ca. 1835-57?]. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). [8] ff.; illus.
$375.00
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“A Thought is a Real Thing & Words are Only Its Raiment”
Stephens, James; Thomas Mackenzie, illus.  The crock of gold. London: Macmillan & Co, 1926. 8vo (22.9 cm, 9"). vii, [1], 227, [1] pp.; 12 col. plts.
$650.00
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Medical Climatology
Arbuthnot, John; Pierre Boyer de Prébandier, trans.  Essai des effets de l'air, sur le corps-humain. Paris: Jacques Barois, fils, 1742. 8vo (horizontal chain lines; 17 cm, 6.75"). xxiv, 320 pp.
$400.00
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My Creditors Have Indeed Fallen upon Me without Mercy”
Otis, Samuel Allyne.  Autograph Letter Signed to unknown addressee. Boston: 11 September 1785. 12mo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [2] pp.
$750.00
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THEN All the Birds Fell toSighing & Sobbing
Cock Robin: A pretty painted toy for either girl or boy. London: Griffith & Farran, [ca. 1856–70]. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.75"). 16 ff.; illus.
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A Prince, Accused of Heresy & Lust
Russell, John.  Don Carlos; or, persecution. A tragedy, in five acts. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, 1822. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). xvi, 119, [1] pp.
$175.00
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Limited EditionGamester's Guide to Cards —A Printing “Project”
Cotton, Charles.  Twenty card games: An extract from 'The compleat gamester'. Oxford: Oxford School of Art, 1955. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.125"). [8], 51, [5] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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Advice from a Man with More than a Few Afflictions
Cheyne, George.  An essay of health and long life. London: Printed for George Strahan ... and J. Leake, 1724. 8vo (20 cm, 7.75"). xx, 232 pp.
$600.00
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The 1886 Winner of theParkes Memorial Prize
Duncan, Andrew.  The prevention of disease in tropical and sub-tropical campaigns. London: J. & A. Churchill, 1888. 8vo (22 cm, 8.5"). x, 396 pp.
$850.00
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You Shall Soon Know WhatGreat Travellers See”
Taylor, Isaac.  Scenes in Europe, for the amusement and instruction of little tarry-at-home travellers. London: Pr. for J. Harris, 1819. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). vii, [1], 93, [3 (adv.)] pp.; fold. col. map, 28 col. plts.
$575.00
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Groundbreaking French & English Research on
ELECTRICITY, Freshly in Italian
Nollet, Jean-Antoine, & William Watson.  Saggio intorno all'elettricità de' corpi ... Traduzione dal francese. Aggiuntevi alcune esperienze ed osservazioni, che illustrano l'istessa materia. Venezia: Presso Giambattista Pasquali, 1747. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., 254, [2 (blank)] pp.; 5 fold. plts. [with] Nollet, Jean-Antoine. Ricerche sopra le cause particolari de fenomeni elettrici e sopra gli effetti nocivi o vantaggiosi che se ne puo' attendere. Venezia: Giambatista Pasquali, 1750. 8vo. 334, [2 (blank)] pp.; 8 fold. plts.
$1500.00
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She Met the Devil QUITE Cheerfully; but . . . then . . .
The blasphemer's punishment, or the cries of the son of God, to the whole world. Nottingham: Pr. by C. Sutton, for the Flying Stationers, [1810–15?]. 16mo (16 cm, 6.5"). 8 pp.
$145.00
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Scurvy, Tuberculosis, Fever & Their Causes
—  Well, Beddoes Got It ALL Wrong
Beddoes, Thomas.  Observations on the nature and cure of calculus, sea scurvy, consumption, catarrh, and fever: Together with conjectures upon several other subjects of physiology and pathology. Philadelphia: Printed by T. Dobson, 1797. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). xvi, 278, [2] pp.
$300.00
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Review of Improvements in theCare & Treatment of Mental Illness
Tuke, Daniel Hack.  Rules and list of the present members of the Society for Improving the Condition of the Insane; and the prize essay entitled Progressive changes which have taken place since the time of Pinel in the moral management of the insane and the various contrivances which have been adopted instead of mechanical restraint. London: Published for the Society by John Churchill, 1854. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 6, 8, [2], 9–119, [3] pp.
$600.00
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Baskerville's TWELVEMO Lucretius, Morocco Bound
Lucretius Carus, Titus.  Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex. Birminghamiae: Typis Johannis Baskerville, 1773. 12mo in 6s (18 cm, 7"). [1] f., 131, 128–214 (i.e., 218) pp. (text continuous despite pagination).
$300.00
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“A Subject of Intense Interest to the Philanthropist & the Man of Science”
Ellis, William Charles.  A treatise on the nature, symptoms, causes, and treatment of insanity. London: Samuel Holdsworth (R. Clay, Printer), 1838. 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). viii, 344 pp. (frontis. lacking).
$800.00
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Well-Read & StudiedHOLBEIN Title-Page
Forteguerri, Scipione (Carteromaco); Hans Holbein, illus.  Scipionis Carteromachi Pistoriensis Oratio de laudibus literarum Graecarum. [colophon: Basileae: apud Joannem Frobenium, Mense Martio, 1517]. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.3"). [14] ff.
$1750.00
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Written & Owned by Violinists
Hill, William Henry; Arthur F. Hill; Alfred Ebsworth Hill.  Antonio Stradivari his life and work (1644–1737). London: William E. Hill & Sons, 1902. Large 4to (30.1 cm, 11.875"). xvi, 303, [1] pp.; 30 plts.; illus.
$750.00
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The Plague / Public Medicine Prefigured
Mead, Richard.  A short discourse concerning pestilential contagion, and the methods to be used to prevent it. London: Printed for Sam. Buckley & Ralph Smith, 1720. 8vo in 4s (18.7 cm, 7.25"). [4] ff., 59, [1(blank)] pp.
$400.00
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He is TreacherousHe is BarbarousHe is Vile Beyond Measure”
Greenwood, James; Ernest Griset, illus.  The purgatory of Peter the cruel. London & New York: George Routledge & Sons, 1868. 4to (22.7 cm, 8.9"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 164, [2 (adv.)] pp.; col. illus.
$100.00
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Dostoevsky LECSigned by the Artist
Dostoevsky, Feodor; Fritz Eichenberg, illus.; Constance Garnett, trans.; Konstantin Mochulsky, intro.   A raw youth. Verona: Limited Editions Club, 1974. 4to (29 cm, 11.375"). 2 vols. I: xviii, 264 pp.; 8 plts., illus. II: x, [2], 265–514, [2] pp.; 7 plts., illus.
$135.00
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The Great Catholic Apologetic of the Victorian Era
Newman, John Henry.  Apologia pro vita sua: Being a reply to a pamphlet entitled “What, then, does Dr. Newman mean?” London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.2"). iv, 430, 127, [1] pp.
$300.00
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The Shadow Knows!
Bennett, Charles H[enry].  Shadows. [London]: D. Bogue, [1856]. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). 25 col. plts.
$450.00
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RABIESWhat Was Known or Thought to Be Known
in the Mid-1700s
Boissier de Sauvages, François.  Dissertation sur la nature et la cause de la rage, dans laquelle on recherche quels en peuvent être les préservatifs & les remèdes. Montpellier: Imprimerie d'Augustin-F. Rochard, seul Imprimeur du Roi, 1769. 4to (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 60 pp.
$375.00
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A Really Scarce Book & an Author Who is an Enigma
Corke, Miss.  'What shall we do with them?' A history of the London and Brighton convalescent home. London: J. Nisbet & Co., 1882. 12mo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). Frontis., vii, [1 blank], 157, [1] pp.
$250.00
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Compendium of Early PHYSIOGNOMY, in Italian,
& with a Byzantine Forgery
Porta, Giovanni Battista [Giambattista] della; Antonius Polemo (attrib.); Giovanni Ingegneri.   La fisonomia dell'huomo, et la celeste ... libri sei.  Venetia: Sebastian Combi & Gio. LaNoù, 1652. 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.55"). Add. engr. t.-p., [30], 598, [18], 190, [2], 134 pp.; illus.
$1500.00
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Pickering BCP FacsimileElizabethan-Inspired Splendor
Church of England.   Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer: Commonly called the first book of Queen Elizabeth, printed by Grafton 1559. London: William Pickering (pr. by Charles Whittingham), 1844. Folio (35.1 cm, 13.8"). [34] pp., 109, 14 ff.
$950.00
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ANOTHER Pickering BCP FacsimileLarge & Lavish
Church of England.   Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer: King James, anno 1604, commonly called the Hampton Court Book. London: William Pickering (pr. by Charles Whittingham), 1844. Folio (35.1 cm, 13.8"). [260] pp.
$950.00
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They Also Selected a Specimen of Money-Wort”
[Wilson, Lucy Sarah Atkins].  A visit to Grove Cottage for the entertainment and instruction of children. London: J. Harris & Son [printed by Cox & Baylis], 1823. 16mo (17 cm, 6.875"). 56 pp.; 4 plts., illus.
$75.00
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First Edition Thackeray inRiviere Dress
Thackeray, William Makepeace.  The Virginians: A tale of the last century. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858–9. 8vo (21.9 cm, 8.625"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., illus. t.-p., viii, 382 pp.; 48 plts. II: Frontis., illus. t.-p., [2], viii, 376 pp.; 22 plts.
$550.00
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A CREEK Dictionary
Loughridge, Robert McGill.  English and Muskokee dictionary. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1914. 8vo (20 cm, 7.825"). [4] ff., frontis. port., 236 pp.
$300.00
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SONGS ofBogdan, Milosch, & the Fair IkoniaPublisher's Copy
Meredith, Owen [pseud. of Edward Bulwer-Lytton].  Serbski pesme; or, national songs of Servia. London: Chapman & Hall (pr. by William Clowes & Sons), 1861. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). 142, [2] pp.
$200.00
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A Family & Friends ProductionSigned by Richard Ellis
Upham, Francis Bourne.  Fenestrae: Windows through which a friend may see the soul of a busy man. New York: Privately printed, 1939. Small 4to (25.3 cm, 10"). [10], 94, [2] pp.
$65.00
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A Family & Friends AffairMorocco Bound
Upham, Francis Bourne.  Fenestrae: Windows through which a friend may see the soul of a busy man. New York: Privately printed, 1939. Small 4to (25.6 cm, 10"). [10], 94, [4] pp.
$75.00
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Heath, IncludingMENTAL HEALTH, in the 16th & 17th CenturiesWoman Printer
Lemnius, Levinus.   The touchstone of complexions: expedient and profitable for all such as bee desirous and carefull of their bodily health: containing most ready tokens, whereby every one may perfectly try, and thorowly know, as well the exact state, habit, disposition, and constitution of his body outwardly: as also the inclinations, affections, motions, and desires of his minde inwardly. London: Printed by E[lizabeth] A[llde] for Michael Sparke, 1633. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.5"). [4] ff., 248 pp., [5 (of 6)] ff., without the final blank.
$3500.00
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LECSacred Text with Expressionist ArtSigned
Goldin, Judah, trans.; Ben-Zion, illus.  The living Talmud: The wisdom of the Fathers and its classical commentaries. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1960. 4to (32 cm, 12.625"). xxxi, [1], 165, [3] pp.; 12 plts.
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A “Very Rare & Extremely Curious Tract” againstChurch Interment
Birnie, William; William Barclay Turnbull, ed. The blame of kirk-buriall, tending to perswade cemiteriall civilitie. London: W. Pickering; Edinburgh: G.A. Douglas, 1833. 4to (26.2 cm, 10.3"). xii, [44] pp.
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I Consider It a Great Curiosity”
Bible.  N.T. Greek & Latin. Arias Montano. 1572.  Novvm Testamentvm Graece, cum vulgata interpretatione Latina Graeci contextus lineis inserta ... [Heidelberg]: Ex officina Commeliniana, 1599. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.75"). [14], 827, [1] pp. Lacks interior blank (only).
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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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An Arte of Substantial ValueAn Amazing AcrosticA MEXICAN Woman Printer
Tapia Zenteno, Carlos de.  Arte novissima de lengua Mexicana. Mexico: por la Viuda de D. Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1753. Small 4to (20.5 cm, 8.125"). [10] ff., 58 pp., plus acrostic leaf.
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An Heir of HippocratesA Pioneer Forensic Psychiatist
Esquirol, Etienne.  Aliénation mentale. Des illusions chez les aliénés. Question médico-légale sur l'isolement des aliénés. Paris: Librairie Medicale de Crochard, 1832. 8vo (22 cm, 8.5"). [2] ff., 83, [1] pp.
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TRUE CRIME in thePhiladelphia “Suburbs”
Wilson, John M.   A full history of the eventful life, crimes, confessions, repentance, and death on the gallows of John M. Wilson. [Norristown, PA]: Rev. W.A. Leopold, (1887). 12mo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 110 pp.
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AZTEC KINGS Used as Exemplars for aEuropean Perfect Prince
  Signed Authorial CommentOnly Two Copies in U.S. Libraries
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de.  Theatro de virtudes politicas, que constituyen á un Principe: Advertidas en los monarchas antiguos del Mexicano Imperio, con cuyas esfigies se hermoseó el Aco triumphal ... Mexico: Por la viuda de Bernardo Calderon, 1680. 4to (20 cm, 7.75"). [4] ff., 88 pp.
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Limited U.S. Issue25 Color Plates by Detmold
Aesopus [Aesop]; Edward J. Detmold, illus.  The fables of Aesop. New York: Hodder & Stoughton (pr. by Henry Stone & Son, Ltd.), 1909. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). [160] pp.; 25 col. plts.
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Lyric Poems, Lovely Binding
Moratín, Nicolás Fernández de, & Leandro Fernández de Moratín; Francisco Salva Miquel, ed.  Poesia lirica. Barcelona: Montaner y Simon, 1945. 32mo (12 cm, 4.75"). xxiv, 252 pp.
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Nani, Giacomo; Giovanni Luigi Mingarelli, ed.  Aegyptiorum codicum reliquiae Venetiis in Bibliotheca Naniana asservate. Bononiae [Venice]: Typis Laelii a Vulpe, 1785. 4to (28 cm, 11.5"). 2 parts in 1. I: 7, [1], CCXIX, [1] pp. II: [2], CCXXI–CCCLXIII, [1] pp.; 2 facsims. (engravings).
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HYMNS from a Mission Press
[Worcester, Samuel Austin, & Elias Boudinot, comps.].  [one line in Cherokee characters, then] Cherokee hymns. Marble City, OK: Dwight Mission Press, 1909. 24mo (13 cm, 5"). 80, [6] pp.
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March, March Away!  To the Playground Lead the Way
Greenaway, Kate, & Myles Birket Foster.  A day in a child's life. London: George Routledge & Sons (pr. by Edmund Evans), [1881]. 4to (24.9 cm, 9.55"). 29, [1] pp.; col. illus.
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The Baron withHand-Colored Plates
[Raspe, Rudolf Erich]; Alfred Crowquill [pseud. of Alfred Henry Forrester], illus.  The travels and surprising adventures of Baron Munchausen. New York: James Miller, 1864. 12mo (17.7 cm, 7"). Col. frontis., col. t.-p., 251, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts., illus.
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Petrarca, Francesco [i.e., Petrarch]; Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo, commentator.   Il Petrarcha con la spositione di M. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo. [colophon: In Venetia: per Domenico Giglio, 1553]. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). 2 vols. in 1. [94], 346 pp.; illus.
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Gorgeous Belle Époque Tales
Doucet, Jérôme; Alfred Garth Jones, illus.  Contes de haute-lisse. [Lyon]: Bernoux et Cumin (pr. by G. de Malherbe), 1899. 4to (33.1 cm, 13.1"). [84] pp.; col. illus.
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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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Bishop Palafox Letters To & From, a Narrative,
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Palafox y Mendoza, Juan de.  Manuscript on paper, in Spanish. “Carta primera qué èl V.e S.or D.n Juan dè Palafox escriviò âl Summo Pontifize Innocencio X sobre lòs dòs Pleytos que litigava con los Padres Jesuìtas, sobre diezmos y jurisdizion.” [Mexico?: ca. 1760]. Folio (30 cm, 11.75"). [28] ff.
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An American Reads, Often Disagrees With,
& Sometimes CorrectsJ.S. MILL
Mill, John Stuart.  The subjection of women. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1869. 12mo (19.2 cm; 7.5"). 174 pp.
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Greek Galore from theGiunta Press
Musaeus, Grammaticus, Homerus, & others.  [first seven lines in Greek, then in Latin] Musaei opusculum de Herone & Leandro. Orphei argonautica. Eiusdem hymni. Orpheus de lapidibus. Sententiae ex uarijs poetis. Homeri batrachomyomachia. [colophon: Florentiae: per haeredes Philippi Iuntae, 1519]. 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 104 ff.; illus.
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Prayers & Catechism in Latin & Greek for theBoys of St. Paul's School
St. Paul's School (London, England).  Preces catechismus et hymni Graecè et Latinè in usum antiquae et celebris scholae juxtà S. Pauli templum apud Londinates fundatore ... Johanne Coleto ... Londini: Ex officinâ Johannis Nichols et Sociorum, 1814. Small 8vo (18.5cm, 7.25"). Frontis. port., [1] f., 62 pp.
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Cooks Helping Cooks
Boston Cooks' Benevolent Association.  Annual ball booklets. Boston: T.J. Russell, 1911, 1913, 1916. 8vo (varying sizes). [16], [20], [20] pp.; illus.
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“The Transactions ofthe Most Finished & Notorious Cheat
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(Price, Charles).  A new edition. Being a more minute and particular account of that consummate adept in deception, Charles Price, otherwise Patch, many years a stock-broker and lottery-office-keeper in London and Westminster. London: Printed for the editor ... sold by G. Kearsley, 1786. 12mo in 4s (18.1 cm, 7.125"). 48 pp.; 1 folding plt.
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Reproducing the ProcessOne of Just 50 Copies
Blake, William.  There is no natural religion. [colophon: Boissia, Clairvaux: Published by the Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, 1971]. 12mo (18.7 cm, 7.375") & 4to (30.8 cm, 12.125"). 12mo: [42] ff.; illus., facsims. 4to: [53] ff.; illus., facsims.
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Chicken Soup for the HUGUENOT Soul?
L'Espine, Jean de.  Excellens discours de I. de l'Espine angevin. Touchant le repos & contentement de l'esprit. La Rochelle: Hierosme Haultain, 1594. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.38"). 758 pp., [5 (blank)] ff.
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