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The Original American Convent Tell-AllHere with a Defense
Confirming” Its Veracity
Reed, Rebecca Theresa.  Six months in a convent. Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1835. 12mo (15.4 cm, 6.1"). 192 pp. [with] Supplement to “Six months in a convent,” confirming the narrative of Rebecca Theresa Reed by the testimony of more than one hundred witnesses ... Containing a minute account of the elopement of Miss Harrison. Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1835. (15.6 cm, 6.15"). 264 pp.
$250.00
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ImportantMENNONITE Confession
Ris, Cornelis.  De geloofsleere der waare Mennoniten of Doopsgezinden. Hoorn: T. Tjallingius, 1766. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). [2], xxxiv, xviii, [2], 194 pp.
$1500.00
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A History of the Spanish Colonies from aScottish Perspective
Robertson, William.  The history of America. London: printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell, in the Strand; and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1783. 8vo (21.8 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xlvii, [1], 336 pp.; [2] folded maps. II: [4], 474 pp.; [1] plt., [2] folded maps. III: [4], 432, [40] pp.
$275.00
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Letters of an American Pareño's Copy
[Rocafuerte, Vicente].  Cartas de un americano sobre las ventajas de los gobiernos republicanos federativos. Londres: Imprenta Española de M. Calero, 1826. 8vo. (23.5 cm; 9.25"). [3] ff., ii, 212 pp.
$875.00
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El Amor a la Memoria deMi Infeliz Hermano
Rodríguez Galván, Ignacio.  Poesías de D. Ignacio Rodriguez Galvan. Mejico: Impresas por M.N. de la Vega, 1851. Folio (24 cm; ). 2 vols. in 1. I: [4] ff., frontis., 311, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f. II: 336 pp., [1] f.
$950.00
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Nonesuch Press Edition: A NovelC.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien Read Aloud
toMake the Inklings Laugh
Ros, Amanda McKittrick.  Irene Iddesleigh. London: Nonesuch Press, 1926. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). 151, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Father ofPediatric Medicine
Rosén von Rosenstein, Nils.  Des Herrn Nils Rosén von Rosenstein ... Anweisung zur Kenntniss und Cur der Kinderkrankheiten. Göttingen und Gotha : Bey Johann Christian Dieterich, 1768. 8vo (17.7 cm; 7"). [8] ff., 541 (i.e., 539 ), [1] pp., [7] ff.
$600.00
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GORGEOUSLY Printed Poetry & Portrait on VELLUM fromthe MOSHER PRESS
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  The blessed damozel. [colophon: Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901]. 4to (14.7 cm; 5.75"). [2], frontis., xiii, [1], 32, [2] pp.
$3000.00
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Improving *&* Entertaining
Rowe, Elizabeth Singer.  Friendship in death: In twenty letters from the dead to the living. To which are added, letters moral and entertaining, in prose and verse. London: Toplis & Bunney, and J. Mozley, 1780. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). xxv, [1], 278 pp.
$200.00
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Legalese Has Always BeenJoke-Worthy
Ruggle, George.  Ignoramus. Comoedia coram rege Iacobo et totius angliae magnatibus per academicos Cantabrigienses habita. Editio quarta, locis sexcentis emendatior. London: Ex officina I[ohn] R[edmayne], 1659. 12mo (13 cm, 5.1"). Frontis., [22], 153, [1] pp.
$450.00
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Sound Study Professional” Provenance
Rush, James.  The philosophy of the human voice: embracing its physiological history; together with a system of principles by which criticism in the art of elocution may be rendered intelligible, and instruction, definite and comprehensive. To which is addeda brief analysis of song and recitative. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1833. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5 “). [4 (ads)] ff., 432 pp.
$250.00
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I Made Them Learn Some Songs to Sing to Their Own Dancing”
Ruskin, John.  Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs. [William] Cowper [later Cowper-Temple]. Winnington Hall, Northwich, Cheshire: [ca. 12 December 1864]. 12mo (20 x 12.5cm; 7.875" x 4.875:). 3 pp.
$1800.00
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La FamigliaCONTI
Salici, Giovanni Andrea.  Historia della famiglia Conti di Padova, di Vicenza, et delle discendenti da essa, con l'albero. Vicenza: Appresso Gioan Pietro Gioannini, 1605. Small 4to. [3 (of 4)] ff., 210 pp., [1 (blank)] f.
$625.00
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TheFIRST Dominican-Born Writer to Publish a Book
& a Book about HISPANOLA at That!
Sánchez Valverde, Antonio.  Idea del valor de la isla Española, utilidades que de ella puede sacar su monarquia. Madrid: Impr. de Pedro Marin, 1785. 4to. [4] ff., xx, 208 pp., [2] ff., table; without the map.
$1400.00

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A Recusant's Account of Religion in Englandfrom Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
Sanders, Nicholas (a.k.a., Sander, Saunder, Saunders).   Nicolai Sanderi ... De origine ac progressu schismatis Anglicani, libri tres: quibus historia continetur maxime ecclesiastica, annorum circiter sexaginta ... Romae: Typis Bartholomaei Bonfadini, 1586. 8vo. [4] ff., 500 pp., [18] ff.
$750.00
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Sandys' Paraphrase with Music —A Gift from the Author to a Niece
Sandys, George.   Paraphrase vpon the divine poems.  London: [Printed by John Legatt, sold] at the Bell in St. Pauls Church-yard [i.e., the shop of Andrew Hebb], 1638. Folio (27.8 cm; 11"). [22], 55, [13], 171, [1], 15, [3], 33, [1] pp.
[SOLD]
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Inscribed by the Artist
Saroyan, William, & Barbara Ebersole.  Fletcher Martin. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1954. 4to (28.7 cm, 11.3"). xvii, [1], 51, [1] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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Presbyterianism IS Primitive That's aGOOD Thing!
Saumaise, Claude. Walonis Messalini De episcopis et presbyteris contra D[ionysium] Petavium Loiolitam dissertatio prima. Lugduni Batavorum: Ex officina Ioannis Maire, 1641. 8vo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). A–Z8 Aa–Gg8; 476 pp., [1], [1 (blank)] ff.
$700.00

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Jewish Writings, Christian Thought?
Scheidt, Balthasar; Johann Andreas Dantz; Jacob Rhenferd; et al.   Novum testamentum ex Talmude et antiquitatibus Hebraeorum illustratum. Lipsiae: Apud haer. Joh. Frid. Braunii, 1736. 4to (21.4 cm, 8.4"). [30], 736, 735–39, 737–1216, [96] pp.
$400.00
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Handsome StudyWITH SAMPLES of Italian Block-Printed Papers
Schmoller, Tanya.  Remondini and Rizzi: A chapter in Italian decorated paper history. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 1990. Small 4to (25.7 cm; 10"). 55, [1] pp., [2] ff.
$275.00
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Published by Americans / Printed in Germany / Bound near Philadelphia
Schultz, Christopher.  Erläuterung für herrn Caspar Schwenckfeld, und die zugethanen, seiner lehre. Breslau und Leipzig: In commission bey G.W. Seidel; Jauer, Gedruckt bey H.C. Müllern, 1771. 8vo (18.5 cm; 7.25"). [7 of 8 ff.], 464 of 468 (lacking pp. 465–68) pp., [2] ff.
$500.00
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OnWINGS of Verse
Scott, Walter.  Miscellaneous poems. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co., and Hurst, Robinson, & Co. (pr. by James Ballantyne), 1820. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). viii, 510, [2] pp. (pagination skips 66-85).
$600.00
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RE: a Work in Progress, Signed by Sir Walter Scott & His Son-in-Law
Scott, Walter, & John Gibson Lockhart.  Autograph Letters Signed. [Edinburgh: ca. 1830]. 8vo (26.1 cm, 10.3"). [1] f.
$350.00
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SCHISM “dis-arm'd” Sole Edition
Sergeant, John.  Schism dis-arm'd of the defensive weapons, lent it by Doctor Hammond and the bishop of Derry. Paris: M. Blageart, 1655. 8vo (14 cm, 5.5"). A–Y8(-Y8, blank); [8] ff., 333, [1] pp.
$750.00
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Shakespeare for the Sharp-Eyed Reader Eton Prize Copy
Shakespeare, William.  The dramatic works of Shakespeare. London: William Pickering (pr. by Corrall), 1826. 12mo (16.2 cm, 6.4"). Frontis., [4], 783, [1] pp.
$450.00
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The Dawn of the Enlightened Era” ofBrewing & Distilling
Shannon, Robert.  A practical treatise on brewing, distilling, and rectification, with the genuine process of making brandy, rum, and Hollands gin, the London practice of brewing porter, ale, and table beer, the method of brewing country ales, &c. London: Robert Scholey, 1805. 4to (27.5 cm, 10.9"). xxxii (half-title lacking), 307, [1], 248, 135, [1], 183, [1] pp.; 8 plts. (1 fold.), 5 fold. tables.
[SOLD]
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Behind the Scenes:  Shaw vs. ChestertonPostcards Signed by Shaw
Shaw, George Bernard.  ALS: Two postcards sent to Richard Mealand. Ayot St Lawrence: 1933. (14.2 x 9.2 cm & 11.3 x 8.8 cm). 2 cards.
$650.00
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English REFORMATION SatirePrinted in the 19th Century ON VELLUM
[Shepherd, Luke, fl.1548].  [drop-title] John Bon and mast person. [London]: [colophon: J. Smeeton, Printer], n.d. [1807 or 1808]. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [5] ff.
$1950.00
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The Last of the 17th-Century Editions ofSIDNEY
Sidney, Philip.  The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. London: George Calvert, 1674. Folio (29 cm, 11.4"). Frontis., [32], 576, 541–564, 601–624, [26] pp. (pagination erratic).
$1150.00

He Was a Member ofSor JUANA's Circle
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de.  Parayso occidental plantado y cultivado por la liberal benefica mano de los muy catholicos y poderosos reyes de España, nuestros señores, en su magnifico Real Convento de Jesus Maria de Mexico. Mexico: Juan Ribera, 1684. Small 4to. [12], 206 ff., coat of arms.
$15,000.00
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Signed First EditionPASSIONS
Singer, Isaac Bashevis.  Passions. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [8], 312 pp.
$100.00
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The Ninth Time is the Charm?
Smith, Samuel.  The great assize, or, Day of iubilee delivered in foure sermons, upon the 20 chapt. of the Revel. ver. 12, 13, 14, 15: whereunto are annexed two sermons upon the I. chapter of the Canticles, vers. 6, 7. London: Printed by Iohn Okes, and are to be sold by H. Blunden at his shop in Corn-hill neare the Royall Exchange, 1637. 8vo (14.1 cm; 5.625"). [6], 182, 185–307, [3], 309–88, 373–86. Lacks added engr. t.-p. & pp. 183–84.
$850.00
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A Military Manual for Troops Serving under a BRITISH OFFICER in the Peninsular Campaign
PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED
Spain.   Army.   Reglamento para el exercicio y maniobras de la infantería. De las evoluciones de línea. [colophon: Cadiz: en la Imprenta Tormentaria á cargo de Juan Domingo Villegas, 1813]. 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.125"). [2], 281–385, 15 pp., fold. plts. numbered xxxix –lxviii.
$1800.00
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After the (Premature?) Capture of MontereyA Personal & Significant
LETTER TO A WORRIED WIFE
Steuart, William.  Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Commodore [Thomas ap Catesby] Jones. George Town [Maryland, later incorporated into Washington, D.C.]: 1843. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). [2] ff.
$2750.00
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A Tiny GemPrinted by the Plantin Press (L.A.)A Mary KuperWood Engraving
Stevenson, Robert Louis.  Prayers written at Vailima. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1973. Miniature (6.2 cm, 2.4"). xxxviii, [2], 61, [1] pp.
$125.00
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Shaker BibleTestimonies” as Part Two
Stewart, Philemon.  A holy, sacred, and divine roll and book; from the Lord God of Heaven, to the inhabitants of Earth: revealed in the United Society at New Lebanon, County of Columbia, State of New-York, United States of America. Canterbury, N.H.: United Society, 1843. 8vo. vii, 222, [3] pp., [2] ff., 223–403, [3] pp.
$675.00
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ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA
Presaging the Martial Law Soon to Come?
Stockton, Robert F., Commodore.  Document. “Address to the People of California.” [Monterey]: no date [29 July 1846]. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.375"). [4] pp.
$45,000.00
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True or False?
[Stophel, Georg].  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Schlüssel zu Irrthum [sic] und Wahrheit.” No place [Germany]: 1788. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). xi, [5 (blank)], 153 [i.e., 154] pp.
$875.00
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An Underground Pamphlet Satirizing the World ofUnderground Pamphlets,
Their “Poets,” & Their Vendors
(Surreptitious Printing).  The dovvnefall of temporizing poets, unlicenst printers, upstart booksellers, trotting mercuries, and bawling hawkers. [London]: Printed merrily, and may be read unhappily, betwixt Hawke and Bussard [but really, J. Barker, printer, Great Russell street, Covent Garden., for J. Sturt], 1641 [i.e., ca. 1815]. Small 4to (20 cm; 7.75") bound in a tall 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). [1] f., 5, [1 (blank)] pp.
[SOLD]
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