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Scarce Napoleonic PoemBodoni Printing
    Presented by the Author, Owned by Nobility
Tadini, Placido Maria.  Genethliacon Regis Romae ode alcaica. Parmae: Typis Bodonianis, 1811. Folio (42 cm, 16.5"). [8 (2 blank)] pp.
$2500.00
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Gilt Vellum Binding withthe Papal Coat of Arms
[Tagliaferri, Johannes Baptista].  Manuscript on paper, in Latin. “De executiva et inspectiva ecclesiae potestatibus disputatio.” [Rome?: ca. 1831–44?]. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [7] ff., 371 pp.
$1275.00
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The NorthernmostMAYAN DialectTwo “Firsts”
Tapia Zenteno, Carlos de.  Noticia de la lengua huasteca ... con cathecismo, y doctrina christiana para su instruccion ... enchiridion sacramental para su administracion, con todo lo que parece necessario hablar en ella los neoministros y copioso diccionario para facilitar su inteligencia. Mexico: En la Imprenta de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1767. 4to (20 cm, 7.785"). [5] ff., 128 pp.
[SOLD]
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A Classic of Italian Renaissance Literature
Bodoni Super-Royal Folio Format Copy
Tasso, Torquato.  Aminta favola boschereccia ... ora alla sua vera lezione ridotta. Crisopoli: Impresso Co' Topi Bodoniani, 1793. Folio extra (44.5 cm, 17.75"). xxxv, [1], 117, [1] pp.
$2500.00
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Uncommon Version of Bodoni's Aminta
Tasso, Torquato.   Aminta favola boschereccia ... ora alla sua vera lezione ridotta. Crisopoli: Impresso Co' Topi Bodoniani, 1796. 4to (24.2 cm, 9.52"). xxxvii, [1], 142 pp.
$575.00
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A Classic of Italian LiteratureBodoni PrintingExceptional Binding
Tasso, Torquato.  Aminta favola boschereccia di Torquato Tasso ora per la prima volta alla sua vera lezione ridotta. Crisopoli: Impresso co' Caratterei Bodoniani, 1789. Large 4to (30.2 cm, 11.89"). [12], 14, [2], 142, [2 (blank)] pp.
$1500.00
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King Edward I'sWELSH Castles
Taylor, Arnold Joseph.  Four great castles. [Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales]: Gwasg Gregynog [The Gregynog Press], 1983. Folio (26.9 cm, 10.5"). [2], vi, 70, [2] pp.; 8 plts.
$675.00
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Ultra-Patriotic Verse Tribute to theSpirit of America
Taylor, Bayard.  The national ode. The memorial freedom poem. Boston: William F. Gill & Co., 1877 (copyright 1876). 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). Frontis., 744 pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Anglican Moral Theology from“the Shakespeare of Divines”
Taylor, Jeremy.  Ductor dubitantium, or the rule of conscience in all her generall measures; serving as a great instrument for the determination of cases of conscience. London: Pr. by James Flesher for Richard Royston, 1660. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). 2 vols. I: Add. engr. t.-p., [6], xl, 559, [1] pp.; 1 plt. II: [2], 558, [2] pp.
$1500.00
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They Rambled on aboutSoho, a Much Frequented Track”
[Taylor, John].  Monsieur Tonson. A new version. Illustrated with beautiful copper-plates. Philadelphia: Morgan & Yeager, [1821–24]. 16mo (17 cm, 6.75"). [12] pp; 12 plts., illus.
$875.00
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Birket Foster:  Green Grass Below, Green Leaves O'erhead
Green Banks on Either Side”
Taylor, Tom; Myles Birket Foster, illus.  Birket Foster's pictures of English landscape. London: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge, 1863. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). [74 (2 adv.)] pp.; 30 plts.
$1450.00
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TRAVELS inGreece & TURKEY
Tennent, James Emerson, Sir.  Letters from the Aegean. New York: J. & J. Harper, 1829. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.4"). [6 (adv.)], x, [25]–248 pp.
$350.00
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First U.S. Standalone PrintingThree Versions
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron.  A dream of fair women. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1880–85. 8vo (22.9 cm, 9.01"). 3 vols. All 3: Frontis., 103, [1] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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Presented by the AuthorOwned by an Eminent Malpighi Scholar
Testa, Antonio Giuseppe.  M. Malpighius sermo habitus Bononiae. Bononiae: Ex typographia Josephi Luchesinii, [1810]. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.35"). 45, [1] pp.
$100.00
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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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Prize CopyHandsome Binding A Victorian Treasury of Song
Thornbury, Walter, ed.  Two centuries of song: Or, lyrics, madrigals, sonnets, and other occasional verses of the English poets of the last two hundred years. London: Sampson, Low, Son, & Marston, 1867. 8vo in 4s (23.7 cm, 9.3"). xii, 307, [1] pp.; 19 plts.
$275.00
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BEWICK-Illustrated HERBAL
Thornton, Robert John.  A new family herbal: Or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts. London: Richard Phillips (pr. by Richard Taylor & Co.), 1810. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). xvi, 901, [1 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$850.00
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Angels & Allegories forChildren
Todd, John.  The angel of the iceberg: and other stories, illustrating great moral truths. Northampton: Bridgman & Childs; New York: Sheldon & Co.; Philadelphia: E.H. Butler & Co., 1859. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). 376 pp.; 2 plts.
$55.00
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Seeing aRenaissance Man's MIND through His Letters
Tolomei, Claudio.   Delle lettere di M. Clavdio Tolomei libri VII. Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1572. 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). 296, [8] ff.
$900.00
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The EARLIEST KnownHistorical, Mythological, Poetical, & Geographical DICTIONARY
Torrentinus, Hermannus.  Elucidarius vel vocabularius poeticus ... co[n]tine[n]s fabulas, historias, prouincias, vrbes, insulas, fluuios, et montes illustres; Item vocabula et interpretaiones Grecoru[m] & Hebraicoru[m], una cu[m] vocabulis co[m]munibus Saracenoru[m], in latinu[m] translatis et alijs in fine adiunctis. [colophon: Hagenaw: per ... Henricu[s] Gran, impe[n]sis ... Joanis Rynman, 1518]. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [57] ff. (without final blank).
$1200.00
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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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An Insider's Guide toBATH
Tunstall, James.  Rambles about Bath and its neighbourhood. Bath: R.E. Peach, 1856. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). Frontis., viii pp., [1] f., 304 pp., 13 plts, fold. map, illus.
$150.00
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Hebrew Scholarship
Tychsen, Oluf Gerhard.  Tentamen de variis codicum Hebraicorum vet. test. mss. generibus, a Judaeis et Non-Judaeis descriptis: Eorum in classes certas distributione et antiquitatis et bonitatis characteribus. Rostochii: Impensis Io. Christ. Koppii, 1772. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.1"). 372 pp.
$140.00
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American WINE & More 1867
United States.  Department of Agriculture.  Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the year 1867. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1868. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). xix, [1], 512 pp., XXXVII plates; illus.
$225.00
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Listen, Ye Who Look for Jesus”
Van Dyke, Henry.  The toiling of Felix: A legend on a new saying of the Christ. New York: Privately printed, 1898. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 34 pp.
$200.00
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The JOYS of Hard Work in aDeluxe Edition
Van Dyke, Henry.  The toiling of Felix. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). [6], 70 pp.; 4 col. plts. (incl. in pagination).
$100.00
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From the Early Days of theDutch Sea-Borne EmpireJapan & Siam & MORE
Varenius, Bernhardus.  Descriptio regni Iaponiae. Cum quibusdam affinis materiae, ex variis auctoribus collecta et in ordinem redacta. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1649. 12mo (11 cm; 4.25"). 2 vols. in 1. I: [24] ff., 267 [i.e., 287], [1 (blank)] pp. II: [4] ff., 120 [i.e., 320] pp.; fold. table.
$1250.00
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Wise, WARM Advice to aYoung Philadelphia Woman
V[aux], R[oberts].  Autograph Sentiment Signed (with initials) for Isabella Walsh. [Philadelphia]: 18 January 1828. Small 4to. 1 p.
$75.00
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NAHUATL/AZTEC with an Overlay as Spoken in PUEBLA
NOT Mexico City
Vázquez Gastelú, Antonio.  Arte de lengua mexicana ... corregido ... por el Br. D. Antonio de Olmedo y Torre. Puebla: por Diego Fernãdez Leon y por su original en la Impr. de Francisco Xavier de Morales y Salazar, 1726. Small 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [2], 54 [i.e., 53] ff.
$6750.00
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Law asPracticed in Seville
Vela de Oreña, José.  Dissertationes iuris controversi in Hispalensi senatu. Nedum praecipuis eius illustratae definitionibus, sed & alijs inter scribendum obuis, tam Granatensibus, quam Hispalensibus. Granatae [i.e., Granada]: Apud Vincentium Aluarez à Mariz, 1638. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [16], 260, [50] ff.
$1675.00
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VirgilElegant Italian Production
Vergilius Maro, Publius; Clemente Bondi, trans.  L'Eneide tradotta in versi italiani. Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale, 1790–93. 8vo (22.1 cm, 8.7"). 2 vols. in 1. [8], xxiii, [1], 273, [1], 295, [3 (1 errata)] pp.
$900.00
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Striving His City's Walls to Build, / And Give His Gods a Home”
Vergilius Maro, Publius; John Conington, trans.  The Aeneid of Virgil translated into English verse. London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1873. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). xx, 455, [1] pp.
$225.00
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UncommonSpanish-Language Edition
Vertot, René Aubert de. Historia de las revoluciones de Portugal, escrita en Frances...y traducida en lengua Castellana. Primera edicion. Leon de Francia: Hermanos De Ville, 1747. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). vii, [1], 372, [14 (index)] pp.
$500.00
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Early History of Brittany
Vertot, René Aubert, abbé de.  Histoire critique de l'établissement des Bretons dans les Gaules; et de leur dépendance des rois de France, & des ducs de Normandie. Paris: Chez Nyon, Didot, & G.F. Quillau, 1730. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 2 vols. in 1. [2], 72, 357, [3], ii, 375, [7] pp.
$175.00
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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.
$12,500.00
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Fine Bodoni Printing, Fine ENGRAVINGS,
Informative Contents, &

Printing Completed by the Widow
 
Vieira, Francisco; & Francesco Rosaspina.  Le piu insigni pitture parmensi Indicate agli amatori della Belle Arti. Parma: Dalla Tipografia Bodoniana, 1809. Large 4to (31.8 cm; 12.5"). [5] ff., xxviii pp., engraved added title, 59 plts., [118] ff., 7, [1 (blank)], 7, [1 (blank) pp.
[SOLD]
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TWO Classically Inspired, Bodoni–Printed Poems
Viviani, Niccolò.  Ero, e Leandro poema. Parma: Nel Regal Palazzo Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1794. 8vo (16.8 cm, 6.61"). Frontis., [8], 40 pp. [bound with] La Faoniade. Inni ed odi di Saffo tradotti dal testo Greco in metro Italiano. [colophon: Crisopoli (i.e., Parma): Co' Caratteri Bodoniani, 1792]. 8vo. xv, [1], 99, [1] pp.
$500.00
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APITTSBURGH Woman's Poetry
Wade, A. Annie Rogers.  The poetical works of A. Annie Wade. Allegheny, PA: [Privately printed], 1895. 8vo. Frontis., 227 pp.
$150.00
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A Classically Informed Perspective on theGreat Infant Baptism Controversy
Walker, William.  Baptismon didache, the doctrine of baptisms: or, a discourse of dipping and sprinkling; wherein is shewed the lawfulness of other ways of baptization, besides that of a total immersion: and objections against it answered. London: Robert Pawlet, 1678. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [16], 301, [3] pp.
$400.00
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The Cat & the Dog Make Our House Their Home”
Walks with mamma, or, stories in words of one syllable.  London: John Harris, 1824. Sq. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 63, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
$350.00
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Merrymount PressLimited Edition
Walton, Izaak.  The complete angler, or, The contemplative man's recreation. Boston: C.E. Goodspeed & Co., 1928. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.125"). xxxi, 323, [3] pp.
$100.00
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The Art of AnglingIllustrated by Adams
Walton, Izaak.  The compleat angler or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of fish and fishing not unworthy the perusal of most anglers ... decorated by Frank Adams. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Folio (35 cm, 13.5"). Frontis., [10], 124, [2] pp.; illus.
$350.00
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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.
$185.00
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Scarce Treatise: The Reformation in theNETHERLANDS
Water, Jona Willem te.  Kort verhaal der Reformatie van Zeeland in de zestiende eeuwe; benevens eenige verhandelingen dienende tot ophelderinge van de historie der kerk-hervorminge aldaar ... Middelburg: Pieter Gillissen, 1776. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). [6], xviii, 117, [11] pp.
$875.00
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Young Sollomon Cleaves' Copy
Webster, Noah.  An American selection of lessons in reading and speaking. Calculated to improve the minds and refine the taste of youth. And also to instruct them in the geography, history, and politics of the United States. To which are prefixed, rules in elocution, and directions for expressing the principal passions of the mind. Being the third part of A grammatical institute of the English language. To which is added, an appendix, containing several new dialogues. Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, at Faust's Statue, no. 45, Newbury Street. Sold, wholesale and retail, at their bookstore; by said Thomas, in Worcester; by Thomas, Andrews & Penniman, in Albany; and by Thomas, Andrews & Butler, in Baltimore, 1799. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). vi, [1], 8–240 pp; frontis. port.
[SOLD]
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Romantic Moonlit Cloth Binding
Weyman, Stanley J.  Sophia: A romance. New York: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.5"). viii, [2], 345, [25 (adv.)] pp.; 12 plts.
$35.00
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“To Write or Speak the Epilogue after Any Great & Grand Drama Is
by No Means an Easy Task
Whewell, William; Henry T. De la Beche; & Others.  Lectures on the results of the Exhibition, delivered before the Society of Arts, Manufacturers, and Commerce, at the suggestion of H.R.H. Prince Albert, president of the society. Philadelphia: Reprinted by A. Hart, late Cary & Hart (Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins), 1852. 12mo (17.9 cm; 7"). [2], 463 pp.
$150.00
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Haters Gonna Hate:   Whistler vs. the Critics  —  The Unauthorized First Edition
Whistler, James McNeill.  The gentle art of making enemies: Edited by Sheridan Ford. New York [i.e., Antwerp]: “Frederick Stokes & Brother”, 1890. 12mo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). [8], xi–xvii, [2], 21–256, [6 (2 adv.)] pp.
$2500.00
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Clandestinely Printed
White, Thomas.  An apology for Rushworth's Dialogues. Wherein the exceptions of the Lords Falkland and Digby are answer'd: and the arts of their commended Daillé discover'd. Paris [really, England]: Jean Billain [really, a clandestine press], 1654. 12mo (14.2 cm; 5.125"). [8] ff., 261 pp., [1 (blank)] p., lacks final blank.
$395.00
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Did We Learn Papermaking from Insects?ILLUSTRATED
Who was the first paper-maker? London: T. Nelson & Sons, 1874. 16mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). Chromo. frontis., 72 pp.
[SOLD]
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Literature, Philosophy, PoliticsAmericana!
Wieland, Christoph Martin, ed.  Der teutsche Merkur. Weimar : Im Verlag der Gesellschaft, 1774–76. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 1774: 2 vols. (of 4). II: [1] f., 365, [1] pp. III: 397, [3] pp. 1775: 2 vols. (of 4). I: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrapper. II: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrappers. 1776: 2 vols. (of 4). I: [1] f., 290 pp., 4 plates II: 310 pp. [1] ff., 3 plates.
$750.00
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Orthopaedics
Wilhelm, Philipp.  Uber den Bruch des Schlüsselbeines und über die verschiedenen Methoden denselben zu heilen. Würzburg: Gedruckt bey Carl Wilhelm Becker, 1822. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 87, [3] pp.; 2 fold. plts.
$450.00
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The First Colonial Folio: 20 Years' Worth of
 Puritan Thought on the CATECHISM
Willard, Samuel.  A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the Assembly's shorter catechism wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded ... and a great light thereby reflected on the present age. Boston: Pr. by B. Green & S. Kneeland for B. Eliot & D. Henchman, 1726. Folio (35 cm, 13.75"). [2], iv, 3, [3], 666, 581–914, [2] pp. (pagination erratic, skips 160–76); complete as issued.
$2500.00
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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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It Shall Be My Endeavor Not to Exhaust My Reader's Patience in the Preface”
Wines, E.C.  Two years and a half in the navy: Or, journal of a cruise in the Mediterranean and Levant, on board of the U.S. frigate Constellation, in the years 1829, 1830, and 1831. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. 12mo (18.5, 7.25"). I: xi, [1], 247, [1] pp. II: x, [2], 244, [36 (adv.)] pp.
$500.00
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Bible Dictionary for “the Methodist Connexion”
Wood, James.  A dictionary of the Holy Bible. New York: D. Hitt & T. Ware, 1813. 8vo (22 cm, 8.625"). 2 vols. I: 600 pp. II: 616 pp.
$200.00
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The Envious DOG & the Ermine
[Wynne, John Huddlestone].  Tales for youth; in thirty poems: To which are annexed, historical remarks and moral applications in prose. London: Printed by J. Crowder for E. Newbery, 1794. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). x (i.e., viii), 158, [2] pp.; 1 plt., illus.
$600.00
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Opera Juridica:  Roman & Spanish Legal Analysis
Yañez Parladorio, Juan.  Rerum quotidianarum libru duo ... Editio ultima caeteris longe elegantior, & emendatior. [and] Quotidianarum differentiarum sesqui-centuria. Amstelaedami: Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1688. 4to (20.2 cm, 8"). 2 vols. Vol. I: [26], 492 (i.e., 498), [54 (index)] pp. Vol. II: [2], 507, [45 (index)] pp.
$600.00
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