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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.
$8500.00
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One of Two Copies Printed by DIDOT on VellumThe Mortimer Schiff Copy
Tasso, Torquato.  Aminta, favola boschereccia. Parigi: Stamperia di P. Didot, il maggiore, e di F. Didot, Anno VIII (1800). 12mo (17 cm; 6.75") xvii, 99 pp.
[SOLD]
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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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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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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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Love, Pride, & Forgetfulness”
Tennyson, Alfred.  The poetical works of Alfred Tennyson, poet laureate. Boston: Houghton, Osgood & Co., 1879. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). ix, [2], 411 pp., frontis., 24 plts.
[SOLD]
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Cyclic Readjustment is Now Taking Place” forTheosophists
(Theosophy).  A collection of 36 theosophical pamphlets. Bombay: Theosophy Company (India) Ltd., 1930–54. 8vo (19.3 cm; 7.625"). 2 vols.
$900.00
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An American Scots Pastor Edits “Kempis”A Glaswegian Writes the Preface
Thomas a Kempis.  The imitation of Christ. In three books. Boston: Lincoln & Edmands, 1829. x, [1] 228 pp.
$55.00
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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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There are Perhaps Few Things More Melancholy than the Great Pine-Forests of the South”
Tiernan, Frances Christine (Fisher).  Miss Churchill, a study. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1887. 12mo (18.4 cm; 7.25"). 294, [6 (advts.)] pp.
$100.00
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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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Revolution Onstage: Red Flames the Century in Blood of Expiation”
Nonesuch EditionPhotographic Illustration
Toller, Ernst.  Masses and man. A fragment of the social revolution of the twentieth century. London: Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). x, [2], 57, [1] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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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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Immigration Reform in 1845Criminals among the Immigrants?! Provenance to Ponder
United States.  Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary.   Reports of the Committee on the judiciary of the Senate of the United States, made by the Honorable John MacPherson Berrien, on January 27 and March 3, 1845, with testimony relating to the violation of the naturalization laws. Washington: Gales & Seaton, printers, 1845. 8vo (22.5 cm; 9"). vi, 222 pp.
[SOLD]
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Washington Informs Congress of Cornwallis' SurrenderGunning Bedford's Copy
United States. Continental Congress.  Journals of Congress and of the United States in Congress Assemble[d]. For the year 1781. Philadelphia: David C. Claypoole, 1781 [really, 1782]. 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.75"). 522, [6 (final 2 blank)], lxxix, [1 (blank)] pp.
[SOLD]
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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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Reading Up onPrinting-Related Patents
United States Patent Office.  [binding title] “Patents on copper printing rolls.” [Washington]: 1876–1904. 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.35"). [68] pp.; 36 plts.
$500.00
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Sumptuously Bound by DAVID forCortlandt Bishop
Uzanne, Octave.  Son altesse la femme.  Paris: A. Quantin, 1885. Small folio (27.5 cm; 11" ). [2] ff., [i]–xii, 312 pp., 2 l. illus. (part col.).
$1875.00
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DecidedlyCHARMING 19th-Century Guidebook
Vandewater, Robert J.  The tourist, or pocket manual for travellers on the Hudson River, the western and northern canals and railroads: the stage routes to Niagara Falls; and down Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence to Montreal and Quebec. Comprising also the routes to Lebanon, Ballston, and Saratoga Springs, with many new and interesting details. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). 108 pp., incl. large folding map.
[SOLD]
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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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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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CondemningProbabilism & Jansenism
Velasco, Tomás de.  Breviloquio moral practico, en que se contienen las sesenta y cinco proposiciones prohibidas por N. SS. P. Innocencio XI declaradas por via de expugnacion ... Mexico: Por la Viuda de Bernardo Calderon, 1681. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [10], 35, xii., [8] ff.
$4250.00
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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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Vettori onCicero
Vettori, Pietro.  Petri Victorii variarum lectionum libri XXV. Lugduni: Apud Joannem Temporalem, 1554. 4to. [alpha]4 [beta]2 a-z8 A-G8 H4 I-K8 L4 M8 N2 (-H4, blank); [6] ff., 486 pp., [31] ff.
$975.00
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Special Emphasis on Indigenous Practices & a Confessionary in Nahuatl
Puebla Imprint, Puebla Provenance
Villavicencio, Diego Jaimes Ricardo.  Luz y methodo de confesar idolatras, y destierro de idolatrias, debajo del tratado siguiente. Tratado de avisos, y puntos importantes, de la abominable seta de la idolatria. Puebla de los Angeles: Imprenta de Diego Fernandez de Leon, 1692. 4to (21 cm; 8.25"). [14] ff., 36 pp., pp. 40–131, 133–36; 51, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f.
$8000.00
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Fine Foulis Press Production
Virgilius Maro, Publius.  Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis. Glasguae: in aedibus academicis excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis Academiae Typographi, 1758. 8vo (16.3 cm; 6.375"). [6], 397, [3] pp. Lacks blank following dedication.
$325.00
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Probably Not the “London” Edition It Says It Is
Gropius's Copy
Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet.  La pucelle d'Orléans. Poeme heroi-comique. Londres [i.e., Amsterdam?]: 1756. 16mo (10.6 cm, 4.2"). [2], 140 pp. (lacking frontis., pp. 127/28).
$135.00
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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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Anti-British Commentary & anEarly American Catholicum
Walsh, Robert, Jr.  An appeal from the judgments of Great Britain respecting the United States of America. Part first, containing an historical outline of their merits and wrongs as colonies; and strictures upon the calumnies of the British writers. Philadelphia: Pub. by Mitchell, Ames, and White; W. Brown, Pr., 1819. 8vo. lvi, 512 pp. (without the errata slip).
[SOLD]
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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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Fishing Classic, Important Lives, & Two Fore-Edge Paintings
Walton, Izaak.  The complete angler [and] The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson. London: John Major, 1824–25. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). 2 vols. I: lviii, 416 pp.; 14 plts. II: xviii, [2], 503, [1] pp.; 11 plts.
$900.00
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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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I Began to Take a More Exact Account”
Wesley, John.  An extract of the Rev. Mr. John Wesley's journals. Volume I. Philadelphia: Printed by Henry Tuckniss, no. 25, Church-Alley, and sold by John Dickins, no. 44, North Second Street, near Arch Street, 1795. 12mo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). [2], vi, 7–70, 75–316, [2] pp. (2 leaves of text lacking).
$500.00
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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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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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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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The Women Really are Wicked Creatures, & All the More Desirable for That
With an Extra Illustration & in a Special Binding
Williams, Gwyn, trans.  Against women. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1953. Narrow 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). 25, [1] pp.; col. illus.
$500.00
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Early American Science in Aid ofNAVIGATIONPresentation Copy
Williams, Jonathan.  Thermometrical navigation. Being a series of experiments and observations tending to prove that ascertaining the relative heat of the sea-water from time to time, the passage of a ship through the Gulph [sic] Stream, and from deep water into soundings, may be discovered in time to avoid danger, although (owing to tempestuous weather) it may be impossible to heave the lead or observe the heavenly bodies. Extracted from the American Philosophical Transactions, vol. 2 & 3, with additions and improvements. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by R. Aitken, 1799. 8vo (23 cm; 8.9"). xii, 98 pp., [2] ff., [1] fold. engr. map.
[SOLD]
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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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