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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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JUST the Greek
Callimachus.  Callimaco Greco-Italiano ora publicato [then in Greek, romanized as] Hoi tu Kallimachu Kyrenaiu hymnoi te, kai epigrammata. Parma: Nel Regal Palazzo Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1792. Large 4to (31 cm, 12. 25"). [1] f., 76 pp. (the title-page and Greek text only; lacking all else).
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CALVIN on theBook of Daniel
Calvin, Jean.  Praelectiones Ioannis Calvini in librum prophetiarum Danielis, Ioannis Budaei & Caroli Ionvillaei labore & industria exceptae. Additus est è regione versionis Latinae Hebraicus & Chaldaicus textus. [Lugduni]: Apud Bartholomaeum Vincentium, 1571. Folio (31.4 cm, 12.35"). [8], 171, [10] ff. (lacking one internal blank).
$1000.00
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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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Rare, Early Puebla ImprintUnknown to Medina
Catholic Church. Liturgy & ritual.  Forma, qve se debe gvardar en el pararse, sentarse, hincar las rodillas, y inclinarse; asi en las missas solemnes, feriales, y rezadas: como tambien en las horas canonicas, en el coro; cforme al rito del ceremonial nuevo romano, mandado imprimir, con sus reglas por...Don Iuan de Palafox, y Mendoza. Puebla de los Angeles: Por el Bachiller Iuan Blanco Alcaçar, 1649. Small 4to. [6] ff. (last a blank).
$7500.00
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Armistice DayRemembered by . . .
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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FIRST Edition of the Council of Trent's CatechismThe Aldine Press at ROME
Catholic Church.  Catechisms & creeds.  Catechismus, ex decreto Concilii Tridentini, ad parochos, Pii Quinti Pont. Max. iussu editus. Romae: In aedibus populi Romani, apud Paulum Manutium, 1566. Chancery folio in sixes (30.3 cm, 12"). [2] ff., 359, [1] pp., [6] ff.
$8750.00
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A Thoughtfully Cautious Gift
Cavendish, George; Samuel Weller Singer, ed.  The life of Cardinal Wolsey ... Metrical visions, from the original autograph manuscript. Chiswick: C. Whittingham, 1825. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.125"). 2 vols. I: [5], x–xxvii, [5], 344 pp. (lacking half-title); 6 plts. II: lxxii, 304 pp.; 3 plts.
$125.00
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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.
20.00
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Pickering & Whittingham'sSEVEN BCPs
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer.  [Seven editions of the Book of Common Prayer, 1549–1844 ]. London: William Pickering (pr. by Whittingham), 1844. Folio (35.8 cm, 14"). 7 vols. I: [264] ff. II: [314] ff. III: [134] ff. IV: [130] ff. V: [142] ff. VI: [140] ff. VII: [154] ff.
$6500.00
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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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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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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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An Acclaimed “Elizabethan” Pickering Production
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 United Church of England and Ireland together with the psalter or psalms of David pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. London: William Pickering, 1853. 12mo (18.4 cm, 7.25"). [720] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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A Peterborough-Based 19th-Century Writer's Pithy Sayings
Clare, John.  Aphorisms of John Clare. Market Drayton [England]: Tern Press, 2002. 8vo (25 cm, 10"). 117, [1] pp., [1] f.; illus.
$475.00
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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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Aldine-Published Poem onHUNTING
Conti, Natale.  Natalis Comitum Veneti De venatione, libri IIII. Hieronymi Ruscellii scholiis brevissimis illustrati. Venetiis: [colophon:] Apud Aldi filios, 1551. 8vo (15.5 cm, 6"). 44, [4] ff.
$3450.00
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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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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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Decrees of 13 Apostolic & Holy ConciliaFrom the Press of France's
Short-Lived FIRST Royal Greek Printer
Councils of the Church; Jean Du Tillet, ed.  [two lines in Greek, romanized as] Kanones ton apostolon kai ton hagion synodon [then in Latin] Apostolorum et sanctorum conciliorum decreta. Parisiis: Per Conradum Neobarium, regium typographum, 1540. 4to (20 cm, 7.75"). [iv], 115 [i.e., 116] pp.
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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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