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Comely Shelf of Poetry Published by theElzevirs of Britain”
THE FOULIS PRESS
(“A” is for An “ABUNDANCE of FOULIS”).  Milton, John; Alexander Pope; & Others.  Collection of English poets published by the Foulis Press. Glasgow: Robert & Andrew Foulis, 1769–74. Sm. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.875"). 34 vols. [pagination below].
$6300.00
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Kelmscott MedievalismBeautiful Signed Binding
(A! STUNNER).  Morris, William.  The tale of King Florus and the Fair Jehane. [colophon: Hammersmith: Pr. by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1893]. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). [4], 96, [2] pp.
$7250.00
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“The Everlasting, TWIN Bonds ofFood & Sex
(The Author, the ARTIST).  Grass, Günter.  The flounder. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1985. Oblong 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). 3 vols. I: 156 pp.; illus. II: [157]–326 pp.; illus. III: [327]–530, [4] pp.; illus.
$400.00
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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 SADNESS / AN OPPORTUNITY / A BARGAIN?
PRB&M has been the sole U.S. agent for sale of these beautiful books since they were issued;
we are now down to the last few available, most of which alas! suffered a shipping accident that “bunged” their corners.
The printer has proposed that these be offered to
BUSTED BIBLIOPHILES at the reduced price shown . . .
The BALLAD of Gawain Illustrated & Beautifully Printed
Anonymous.  Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.  Tacambaro, Michoacan, Mexico: Taller Martin Pescador, 2013. Folio.
Regular issue: $450.00   [2 REMAINING COPIES ONLY, IN PERFECT CONDITION]
Regular issue: $450.00        [4 “BUMPED” COPIES REMAINING - NOW 40% off - $270.00 EACH]
Deluxe issue: $1050.00   [SOLD OUT]

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Litterati 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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Two Church Fathers Two Scholar Printers
An Apparatus by Erasmus
Athanasius, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria.  Athanasii Episcopi Alexandrini sanctissima, eloquentissma que opera ... que omnia olimia[m] latina facta Christophoro Porsena, Ambrosio Monacho, Angelo Politiano, interpretibus, una cum doctissima Erasmi Roterodani ad pium lectorem paraclesi. [bound with another work as below]. Parisiis: Joanne Paruo [i.e., Jean Petit] , [1519]. Folio extra. [6], 255, [66] ff. [bound with] Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea.  Basilii Magni Caesariensium in Cappadocia Antistitis sanctissimi opera plane diuina, variis e locis sedulo collecta: & accuratio[n]e ac impe[n]sis Iodici Badii Asce´sii recognita & coimpressa, quorum index proxima pandetur charta. [Paris: Venundantur eidem Ascensio [i.e., Badius Ascensius, 1520]. Folio extra. [10], 178 ff.
$3850.00
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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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Bilingual Stanze inElegant Dos à Dos Format
New Translation, Limited Edition
Bembo, Pieto.  Stanze composte ... in occasione delle festivita da carnevale alla corte d'Urbino nell' anno ... [di] mille cinquencento sette ... Austin: Pr. by Bradley Hutchinson for Michele Miracolo, 2015.
$165.00
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The First Lady ofFly Fishing?
Berners, Juliana.  The treatyse of fysshynge wyth an angle. London: William Pickering, 1827. 8vo (18.1 cm, 7.2"). Frontis., [2], xiii (pagination skips v–viii), [1], 41, [1] pp.; 4 plts.
$650.00
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Printed Using Baskerville's Types Uncut Copy
Berners, Juliana.  The treatyse of fysshynge wyth an angle. London: Printed ... for William Pickering [by Thomas White], 1827. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [2], xiii (pagination skips v–viii), [1], 41, [1] pp.; 4 plts.
$750.00
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— BIBLES —

Gutbier's Labor of LovePrinted on theEditor's Own Press
Bible.   N.T. Syriac. 1664.  Novum domini nostri Jesu Christi Testamentum Syriace, cum punctis vocalibus, & versione Latina Matthaei ... plene & emendate editum, accurante Aegidio Gutbirio. Hamburgi: Typis & impensis authoris, 1664. 8vo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). [32], 218, 281–604 pp.
$750.00
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Baskerville's Octavo Greek N.T.
Bible.  N.T. Greek. 1763. Mill.  Novum testamentum. Juxta exemplar Millianum. Typis Joannis Baskerville. Oxoni: E typographeo Clarendoniano, 1763. 8vo in 4s (23.5 cm, 9.25"). [4], 676 pp.
$750.00
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Saur Psalms, 1764
Bible.  O.T. Psalms. German. Luther. 1764.  Das kleine Davidische Psalterspiel der Kinder Zions. Germantown: Gedruckt bey Christoph Saur, 1764. 12mo. [3] ff., 570 pp., [12] ff.
$950.00
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The “Gun Wad” BibleThe First Bible Printed
fromType Cast in America
Bible.  German. 1776. Luther.  Biblia, das ist: Die ganze Göttliche heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments. Germantown: Gecruckt und zu finden bey Christoph Saur, 1776. 4to. 2 pts. in 1 vol. [2] ff., 992 pp,; 277, [1] pp., [1] f.
$6500.00
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GroundbreakingArabic Typography, Woman Printer
Bible.  Arabic. Carlyle. 1811.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, in the Arabic language. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Sarah Hodgson, 1811. 4to (27.1 cm, 10.7"). [818] pp.
$2000.00
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The First Production of This Press
Bible.  O.T. Ruth. English. Authorized (i.e., “King James verion”). 1934. The Book of Ruth. London: Printed for the Reed Pale Press by the De La More Press, 1934. Small 4to. [1] f., xvi pp., [1] f.
$275.00
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Cheney'sMost Important MINIS
Bliss, Carey S.  Bibliography of Cheney miniatures. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1975. Miniature (7.3 cm, 2.9"). [32] pp.
$85.00
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APIRATED Mosher Press Book
Bottomley, Gordon.  A vision of Giorgione three variations on Venetian themes. Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1910. 12mo. [8], 45, [3] pp.
$45.00
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WithSigned Lithograph & Leather Portfolio
Brach, Paul.  Paul Brach drawings March 10 – April 3, 1990. New York: Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, [1990]. Oblong 8vo (25.4 cm, 10"). [16] pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Mr. Brecht, Bring Down This “Fourth Wall”
Brecht, Bertolt.  The threepenny opera. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. Folio (28.4 cm, 11.2"). 155, [3] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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“A World Where Nothing Stands or Stays”
Burnett, David.  Chesil beach. Bath, UK: The Old School Press, 2001. 4to (27 cm, 10.6"). [8] ff.
$50.00
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Burton's Philosophical Poetry
Burton, Richard F.  The Kasîdah (couplets) of Hâjî Abdû El-Yezdî: A lay of the higher law. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1919. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.7"). vii, [3], 52, [2] pp.
$100.00
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I Never Showed Any Aptitude for Study or Literature at School”
Butler, Samuel.  Butleriana.  Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1932. (23.4 cm, 9.5"). xvi, 172, [4] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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Laugh a Little Cringe a LittleCarrington Curiosa
Cabanès, Augustin.  The secret cabinet of history peeped into by a doctor. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1897. 8vo. x pp., [2[ ff., 3–239, vii, [1 (blank) pp., [4 (ads)] ff.
$100.00
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CALVIN's Commentaries from theEstienne Press
Calvin, Jean.  Harmonia ex tribus euangelistis composita, Matthaeo, Marco, & Luca: adiu[n]cto seorsum Ioha[n]ne, quòd pauca cum aliis communia habeat. [Geneva]: Oliua Roberti Stephani, 1560. Folio (35.8 cm; 14.125"). [16], 455, [3], 249, [6] pp.
[SOLD]
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Defending the Primacy ofthe Cathedral of Toledo
[Campoverde, Juan de].  Primatus Hispaniarum vindicatus, sive Defensio primatus ecclesiae Toletanae adversus memoriale Hispalensis. Romae: Ex typo. Vatiacana, apud Joannem Mariam Salvioni, 1729. Folio extra (39.5 cm; 15.5"). [14] ff., 626 pp.
$950.00
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The Broadway (of New Haven) BroadsidesScarce Small Press Items
Capet, Uther [pseud. of Arthur Head].  [20 pieces from the Profile Press.] An adventure achieved by one, Sigismondo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini, about the year 1430 A.D. being at that time thirteen years old. New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. 8vo (22 cm, 8.65"). [4] ff. (2 copies of the above). [with (all following the same author's, unless specified; all New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930)] The American scene. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Apologia pro arte poetica sua. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [andB., R.T. The ballad of Tuttle's. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.65"). [1] f., fold. [and] The color: A retelling of some well-known tales of the American Negro. 16mo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). [4] ff. [and] Colourations: Four sonnets. 16mo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). [4] ff. [and] Ex: Four characters of mooted fame with prologue & epilogue. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.75"). [4] ff. [and]  Field, Eugene. Little Willie. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). [1] f. [and] Four English stories drawn from contemporary sources. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the Jewish-American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the modern American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the old Spanish. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Hot from Hollywood. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Ode in imitation of Horace. 8vo (24.6 cm, 9.7"). [1] f., fold. [and] On the menstrual phase of literature and art. 16mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [1] f., fold. [and] Pullman recreations. 16mo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Stenographic sallies. 16mo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] A Western fairy tale. Folio (32 cm, 12.65"). [1] f. (2 copies).
$475.00
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The Pentecostal Offices from anInfluential Spanish Printer
Catholic Church. Liturgies & ritual. Offices. Pentecost.  Officium in festo et per octavam Pentecostes: unà cum commemorationibus festorum simplicium, quæ infra eam occurrunt, secundum Missale & Breviarium Romanum. Matriti: Ex typográphia Joachim Ibarra, 1781. 12mo (16 cm; 6.375"). 202 pp., [1] ff.
$450.00
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World War II EraSoldier Humor IllustratedFrom the WoollyWhale
Cary, Melbert B., Jr., ed. & pub.  Mademoiselle from Armentières [volume two]. New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1935. 8vo. xlv, [9], 111, [1] pp., [1] facs.; illus.
$75.00
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Armistice Day RememberedBy Smacking the Wehrmacht Again
Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff.  Willi's wishful thinking issued in commemoration of Armistice Day ... New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1938 (copyright 1939). 8vo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). 34 pp.; illus.
$37.50
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The Later Years of theGolden Cockerel
Chambers, David, & Christopher Sandford, comp.  Cock-a-hoop a sequel to Chanticleer, Pertelote, and Cockalorum. Being a bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press September 1949 — December 1961. [Vancouver]: Pr. by W. & J. Mackay Ltd. for the Private Libraries Association for the Golden Cockerel Press, [1961]. 8vo (25.3 cm, 10"). 126 pp.; illus.
$100.00
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Beautifully Bound BCP with Plentiful Options forPsalmsBound by HAYDAY
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England: Together with the psalter or psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Cambridge: John Baskerville & B. Dod, 1762. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [392] pp. [with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. 1762. Sternhold & Hopkins. The whole book of Psalms, collected into English metre . . . Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1762. 12mo. [122] pp. [and] Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. 1762. Tate & Brady. A new version of the Psalms of David, fitted to the tunes used in churches. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1762. 12mo. [104] pp.
$1450.00
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EarlyBaskerville BCP
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England: Together with the psalter or psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Cambridge: John Baskerville for B. Dod, 1760. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.6"). [544] pp.
$1500.00
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Illustrated & Signed byFrançoise Gilot
Colette.  Break of day. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1983. 4to (27.9 cm, 11"). xiii, [1], 137, [5] pp.; three plates.
$140.00
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He Dined withDr. Johnson & Garrick
Collins, William.  Poems of William Collins. London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1929. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). viii, 179, [1] pp., [1] f.
$425.00
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Fine Press Edition withImportant Scholars' Essays
Compagnoni, Giuseppe.  Las Vigilias de Tasso traducidas del Italiano por el ciudadano Lelardo. Tacambaro, Michoacan, Mexico: Taller Martin Pescador, 2016. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). xv, [1 (blank)], 131, [1] pp.
$750.00
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Legal GuidePrinted by Elizabeth Nutt
A compendious library of the law, necessary for persons of all degrees and professions.  In the Savoy [London]: Pr. by E. & R. Nutt and R. Gosling for J. Osborn, 1740. 12mo (17 cm, 6.75"). [2], 196, [8], 192, [8] pp.
$900.00
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He Has an Aphorism forJust About Everything in Canon Law
Corvinus, Arnoldus.  Jus canonicum, per aphorismos strictim explicatum. Amstelodami: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1663. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). [6] ff., 362 pp., [10] ff. Collation includes engraved title-page.
$400.00
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Early Nonesuch The First BookGooden Illustrated
Cowley, Abraham, trans.  Anacreon done into English out of the original Greek. Soho: Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). [108] pp.; 5 plts.
$150.00
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One of the40 Special Copies
Cox, Morris.   14 triads. London: Gogmagog Private Press, 1967. Narrow small 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.625"). [13] double leaves; illus.
$325.00
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Then On to Meet Gaspar Maillol”
Craig, Edward Gordon.  Gordon Craig's Paris diary, 1932–1933. North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1982. Small 4to (22 cm; 8.625"). 154 pp., [1 (colophon)] f., col. facsims.
$125.00
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“The Valence & Gravity of Writing Undefined”
The Additional Bifolium Laid In
  
Crane, George.  Poems from the novel. [Tannersville, NY]: Tideline Press, 1976. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [64] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Mínupgua ak-mákukur, danáashe ízissúrak . . .”CROW
[Crimont, Joseph Raphael; Joseph Mary Cataldon; & Peter Paul Prando].  [cover title] Prayers in the Crow Indian language composed by the missionaries of the Society of Jesus. De Smet Mission, Idaho: De Smet Mission Print, 1891. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). [2] ff., 19, [3 (blank)] pp.
$275.00
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