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AHumanist Printer's Work on Roman Law
Manuzio, Paolo.  Antiquitatum romanarum Pauli Manutii liber de legibus. Index rerum memorabilium. Venetiis: Aldus, 1557. Chancery folio (31 cm, 12.25"). [4], lxxx, [2] ff.
$2250.00
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Cockney “Mar”
Mar.  [New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, ca. 1934?]. 8vo. [8] pp.
$15.00

Early New World Treatise on the Zodiac
  from a Modern Fine Hand Press
with VOLVELLE
   
Martínez, Enrico.  Los signos del zodiaco: Trece grabados de Artemio Rodríguez y uno, del mismo autor. [Tacámbaro de Codallos, Mexico]: Taller Martín Pescador, 2019. Small 4to (25.5 cm, 10"). 40 pp.
$145.00
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Part of the Series of Texts Printed byDIDOT for theEducation of the Dauphin
Massillon, Jean-Baptiste.  Petit careme. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1789. Large 4to (31 cm, 12. 25"). [4] ff., 312 pp.
$1000.00
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37 Examples ofCurwen Papers, Plus Notes & History
McKitterick, David; Paul Nash.  A new specimen book of Curwen pattern papers. Andoversford, Gloucestershire: Whittington Press, 1987. 8vo (27.5 cm, 10.8"). xii, 105, [3] pp.; 4 double-sided plts. (some col.), 32 color-printed samples. Portfolio: 5 fold. ff.
$1000.00
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TWO First Editions, One Bodoni-Printed
Melesigenio, Euforbo (pseud. of Tommaso Valperga di Caluso).   Omaggio poetico di Euforbo Melesigenio P. A. alla serenissima altezza di Giuseppina Teresa di Lorena. Parma: Nel Regal Palazzo Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1792. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). [4], 84, [12] pp.  [bound with] Melesigenio, Euforbo (pseud. of Tommaso Valperga di Caluso). Libellus carminum. Taurini: Ex Typographia Regia, 1795. 8vo. 31, [1] pp.
$550.00
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Dealing with the Plague in RussiaA State-Sponsored Monastic Press
Mertens, Charles de. Observationes medicae de febribus putridis, de peste, nonnullisque aliis morbis. Ticini [i.e., Pavia]: Sumptibus Typographiae Monasterii S. Salvatoris et Balthassaris Comini Bibliopolae, 1791. 8vo (20.3 cm, 7.99"). 2 vols. in 1. 234, 158, 4 (adv.) pp.
$250.00
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The 99-Copy Blue Oasis First Edition — Signed by Miller
Miller, Henry.  Order and chaos Chez Hans Reichel. Tucson, AZ: Loujon Press, 1966. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.95"). 101, [1] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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Comely Shelf of Poetry Published by theElzevirs of Britain”
THE FOULIS PRESS
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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Words for an Important Irish Poet
from anImportant Irish Press
Montague, John; & Liam Miller.  A tribute to Austin Clarke on his seventieth birthday 9 May 1966. [Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1966]. Tall 8vo. 27, [1] pp.
$25.00
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Bodoni Press & Dedicated to Napoleon
Monti, Vincenzo.  Il bardo della Selva Nera poema epico-lirico. Parte prima. Parma: Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1806. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [4], viii, [2], 100, [2] pp.
$525.00
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Richard the Third & Chiswick Press
More, Thomas.  The history of King Richard the Third. Chiswick: From the press of C. Whittingham for R. Triphook, 1821. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). Engr. frontis., xiv, [2], 241, [3] pp.; 1 plt.
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Epic French LegendsInscribed by the AuthorPrinted by Firmin Didot
Morice, Emile; Joseph Adolphe Ferdinand Langlé.  L’historial du jongleur. Chroniques et légendes françaises. Paris: A la Librairie de Firmin Didot, 1829. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). [8], cxxxvii (i.e., ccxxxvii), [3], 64 pp.; illus.
$250.00
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Printing as an Art
Morison, Stanley.  The typographic arts: Two lectures. London: Theodore Brun Ltd., 1949. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.4"). [2], 106 pp.; 16 double-sided plts.
$100.00
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Guilford & Green May BeStrange Bedfellows
Morris, Henry.  Guilford & Green. [North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1970]. 8vo (24.5 cm; 9.625"). [1] f., 88 pp., [2] ff. (two leaves not counted in pagination), 4 facsims. tipped-in (part fold.), illus, port.
$300.00
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Bodoni's Institution des Enfans”A Fine Press Polyglot Juvenile
Muret, Marc-Antoine; Nicolas Louis François de Neufchâteau, trans.   Conseils d'un pere a son fils imités des vers que Muret a écrits en Latin pour l'usage de son neveu. Parme: Imprimé par Bodoni, 1801. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). [4], 46, [2 (blank)] pp.
$950.00
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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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Presentation CopyPickering Press
Nicolas, Nicholas Harris, Sir.  Life of Geoffrey Chaucer. London: William Pickering [colophon: C. Whittingham], 1843. 16mo (17 cm, 6.7"). Engr. frontis., [5], 10–144 pp.
$375.00
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“The Editor Flatters Himself that the Execution of this Reprint . . .
Will beSelf Recommended
The noble and renowned history of Guy Earl of Warwick.  Containing a full and true account of his many famous and valiant actions, remarkable and brave exploits, and noble and renowned victories. Chiswick: Printed by C. Whittingham for John Merridew et al., 1821. 12mo (19.5 cm, 7.75"). x, [2], 148 pp.; illus.
$250.00
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ROMANTICStyle & Story Illustration Suites in Two States
Nodier, Charles.  La légende de Soeur Béatrix. Paris: Librairie A. Rouquette, 1903. 4to (25 cm, 9.84"). [2] ff., 67, [1] pp.; [68] ff.
$975.00
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The coloring here is VERY delicate though at the same time rich —
our photos really do not do them justice.

One of 30 Special CopiesExtra Plates, Signed Binding
Nogaret, François-Félix, et al.  Le fond du sac, ou recueil de contes en vers et en prose & de pieces fugitives. Paris: Leclere (pr. Lyon: Louis Perrin), 1866. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). xli, [3], 172, [2] pp.; 12 plts.
$1000.00
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A BALLI-Printed Broadside
Notarial form.  Carta de poder. [Mexico: Pedro Balli, before 14 September 1590]. Folio. [1] f.
$1875.00
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Presentation Copy from the Illustrator A Star-Studded Colophon
Novak, David Alan, comp. & ed.  The first one hundred years, 1892–1992. A keepsake volume for the centenary ofthe Rowfant Club. Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1992. 4to (26 cm; 10.25"). xii, 77 pp., illus.
$200.00
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APerishable PressFavored Author
Olson, Toby.  The pool, from the novel Dorit in Lesbos. Driftless [i.e., Mt. Horeb], WI: Perishable Press, 1991. 8vo (26.2 cm, 10.3"). 38 pp.; 1 fold. plt.
$400.00
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A.K.A. Four Poems”Hamady's Calligraphic Inscription
Olson, Toby.  Three & one. Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1976. 16mo (13.3 cm, 5.25"). [16] pp.; illus.
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Perishable Press Production from Walter Hamady, His New Wife,
&
One of His Favorite Poets
Olson, Toby.  Worms into nails. Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1969. 8vo (24.3 cm, 9.6"). [32] pp.
$115.00
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Perishable Press Poetry
Oppenheimer, Joel.  Del quien lo tomó: A suite. Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1982. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). [26] pp.
$140.00
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Perishable Press: Fathers, Sons, & Women
Oppenheimer, Joel.  Notes toward the definition of David. Minor Confluence [i.e., Mount Horeb], WI: Perishable Press, 1984. 8vo (25.5 cm, 10"). [20] pp.; illus.
$50.00
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Lenten Liturgy fromthe Phoenix Press
Orthodox Eastern Church.   Liturgy & ritual.   [In Greek: Triodion katanyktikon, periechon apasan ten anekousan auto akolouthian tes Hagias kai Megales Tessarakostes ... ]. Benetia: Ek tou Hellenikou Typographeiou o Phoinix, 1876. 4to (32 cm, 12.5"). [4], 455, [1 (blank)] pp.
$850.00
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OVERBROOK OVERVIEW
Overbrook Press.  Overbrook Press.: A checklist, 1934-1940. Stamford, CT: Overbrook Press], 1940. 16mo. [16] pp., color illus.
$20.00
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Uncommon Then & Now
Parabosco, Gerolamo.  Il Viluppo, comedia nova. In Vinegia: Appresso Gabriel Giolito de'Ferrari, 1567. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). 59, [1] ff.
$450.00
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PASCOE on CÉSAR
Pascoe, Juan (comp., ed., intro., contrib.).  Cornelio Adrián César: Impresor flamenco en México, 1597–1633. Volume I: 1597–1604. [Tacambaro, Mexico]: El Taller Martìn [sic] Pescador, en colaboración con la Biblioteca Francisco de Burgoa de Oaxaca y The John Carter Brown Library, 2017. 4to (29.8 cm; 11.5"). 410 pp., illus.
$145.00
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Bodoni First Edition:  Enduring Sickness Cheerfully
Pasta, Giuseppe.  Del coraggio nelle malattie. Trattato. [Parma: Giambattista Bodoni], 1792. 8vo (23.1 cm, 9.09"). [4], xvi, 106 pp.
$500.00
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In the Dew of Time”
Perishable Press.  Broadside, begins: “Warning! Oh yes you can too do it & whoumzoevber sed not is full of snot ... ” [Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press], 1980. 8vo (27 x 19 cm.; 10.5" x 7.25"). 1 p.
$125.00
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A Landmark of 15th-Century Poetry,
from a
Landmark Press
Poliziano, Angelo.  Le stanze di messer Angelo Poliziano di nuovo pubblicate. Parma: Nel Regal Palazzo Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1792. Large 4to (30.8 cm, 12.12"). [4], xv, [1], 60 pp.
$750.00
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Did Pizarro Really Draw aLine in the Sand?
Prescott, William Hickling.  History of the conquest of Peru, 1524–1550. Mexico City: Imprenta Nuevo Mundo for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1957. Folio (32 cm, 12.6). xxxvi, 252 pp., [2] pp.; illus.
$150.00
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