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Anti-Superstition, Wherever it Might LurkGreat ProvenanceLurking Here
Dale, Antonius van.  Dissertationes de origine ac progressu idololatriae et superstitionum: De vera ac falsa prophetia; uti et de divinationibus idololatricis judaeorum. Amstelodami: Apud Henricum & Viduam Theodori Boom, 1696. 4to (21.1 cm, 8.3"). [52], 762, [14], pp.
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An American Unitarian in India & Beyond Very Early Account of Travelling the Suez Canal
Dall, Charles Henry Appleton.  From Calcutta to London by the Suez Canal. Calcutta: The “Englishman” Press, 1869. 12mo (16.2 cm, 6.35"). [6], 272, xxii pp.
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Dante in aPoet's “MedievalBinding
Dante Alighieri.  La divina commedia. Firenza: G. Barbèra, [1922]. 8vo (18.9 cm, 7.4"). [4], 454 pp.
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Espero que la Tranquilidad se Afianzara Mas Cada Dia”
Davila, Fernando Antonio.  [drop-title]  Carta dirigida por el Presidente de la Asamblea Constituyente, al Senor Arzobispo de Guatemala y su constestacion, recibida en esta fecha. [Guatemala]: Imprenta de la A. de Estudios, [1839]. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.25"). [1] f.
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Remonstrant Opera Elzevir Folio
De Courcelles, Étienne.  Stephani Curcellaei opera theologica, quorum pars praecipua institutio religionis Christianae. Cum indicibus necessariis. Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elservirium, 1675. Folio (31 cm, 12.2"). [18] ff., 1028, [34] pp.
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Christian ConsolationsSpiritually Endorsed
Defoe, Daniel; Charles Drelincourt.  [The Christian’s defence against the fears of death. With seasonable directions how to prepare ourselves to die well. Written originally in French ... Translated into English, by Marius D’Assigny] A true relation ofthe apparition of one Mrs. Veal ... the eighteenth edition. [London: Pr. for R. Ware, W. Innys & J. Richardson, W. & D. Baker, et al., 1756]. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). [2], xi/xii, 12, 502 pp. (lacking frontis., main t.-p., 3 ff. preface, & final f.).
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Popular AuthorDecorative Designers Binding
Deland, Margaret.  Dr. Lavendar's people. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1903. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). [viii], 369, [7 (adv.)] pp.; 12 plts.
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“Le Plus Beau Jour de Ma Vie est Celui où J'ai Vengé Mes Concitoyens
des Calomnies de Leurs Injustes Oppresseurs”

(On the Avignon Massacres)
Deleutre, J.A.  Justification des Avignonois, présentée à l'Assemblée nationale... [Paris: 1792]. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). 20 pp. (lacking half-title & second portion).
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Polychromatic Binding16 Plates
De Ligny, François.  Vie de N.S. Jésus-Christ tirée des quatre Évangélistes par de Ligny. Limoges & Paris: Librairie des Bons Livres, 1852. Folio (38.5 cm). ix, [1], 152, 22, [2] pp.; 16 plts.
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TrulyCLASSIC in Its Field: MAGIC
Del Río, Martin Antoine.  Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, et uanarum superstitionum confutatio, utilis theologis, iurisconsultis, medicis, philologis. Moguntiae: Apud Joannem Albinum, 1603. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). [12 ff.], 276 pp., [8] ff.; [2 ff.], 268 pp., [10], [2] ff., 250 pp., [5] ff. (without the folding table in book II).
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Folk-Style German Painted Binding
Demme, Christoph Hermann Gottfried, ed.  Altenburgisches Gesangbuch nebst Gebeten. Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchbruderen, 1825. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.8"). [2], [v]/vi, 417, [1] pp. [with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. German. Des Königs und Propheten Davids Psalter. Verdeutscht durch Dr. Martin Luther. [Jena: Mauke, 1830?]. 8vo. 84 pp. [and] Episteln und Evangelia, wie solche auf alle Sonn-, Fest- und Feiertage durchs ganze Jahr pflegen gelesen zu werden. [Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchdr, 1829]. 8vo. 56 pp.
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The United Bishops Speak
Desbois de Rochefort, Eléonore-Marie.  Lettre circulaire des evêques réunis à Paris, aux evêques métropolitains de France. [Collection des pieces imprimees par ordre du concile national de France]. Paris: L'imprimerie-Librairie Chrétienne, 1797. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). 8 pp.
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Apparently asRARE as It Is Obscure
(Devotional Verse).  A hymn to our blessed saviour: considered as the light of the world, according to that of St. John. London: Pr. by E. Fawcett, 1784. Folio. 31, [1 (blank)] p.
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Who Wrote the Book of Mormon?
Dickinson, Ellen E.  New light on Mormonism. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1885. 8vo. [8], [11]–272, 16 pp.
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“A New Scene ofHope & Consolation to the Unfortunate
Dodd, William.  Comfort for the afflicted, under every distress. With suitable devotions. London: Edward & Charles Dilly, 1764. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). Frontis., x, 399, [1] pp.
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  Proverbs, Parables, & Dreams with a Period” Flavor
Downey, William Scott.  Proverbs...tenth edition. New York: Pub. for the author by Edward Walker, 1856. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). 128 pp.
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Notes on theLife & Death of Jesus
Drexel, Jeremias.  Deliciae gentis humanae Christus Iesus, nascens, moriens, resurgens, orbis amori propositus: Ser[enissi]mo utriusq[ue] Bauarie duci S.R.I. Archidapif[ero] Electore Maximiliano et ser[enissi]ma coniuge Maria Annae Austriacae inscriptus & consecratus. Antverpiae: Apud Viduam Ioannis Cnobbari, 1639. 12mo (12.9 cm; 5.125"). [24], 390, [20], 478 pp.
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Controversy in Dialogue
[Dubourg, L.W.V.].  The sons of St. Dominick: a dialogue between a Protestant and a Catholic, on the occasion of the late defence of the pastoral letter, of the Presbytery in Baltimore. Baltimore: Pr. for Bernard Dornin, 1812. 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 96 pp.
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Du Moulin, Louis.  Irenaei Philadelphi Epistola, ad Renatum Veridaeum. In qua aperitur mysterium iniquitatis novissimè in Anglia redivivum, & excutitur liber Iosephi Halli, quo asseritur Episcopatum esse juris divini. Eleutheropoli [really, Basel]: no publisher/printer, 1641. Small 4to. 76 pp., [4] ff.
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Creationist Guide to the Natural WorldA Pretty 4-Volume Set
Duncan, Henry.  Sacred philosophy of the seasons; illustrating the perfections of God in the phenomena of the year. Boston: Marsh, Capen, Lyon, & Webb, 1839. 12mo (18.5 cm, 7.3"). 4 vols. I: xvi, 389, [1] pp. II: 391, [1] pp. III: 401, [1] pp. IV: 416 pp.
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Biblical Law, Debated
Dupin, André Marie Jean Jacques.  The trial of Jesus before Caiaphas and Pilate. Being a refutation of Mr. Salvador's chapter entitled “The Trial and Condemnation of Jesus.” Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1839. 16mo (18 cm, 7.1"). viii, 88, [2 (blank)] pp.
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Verses for Morning & Evening
    forGerman Americans
(Eckartshausen, Karl von).  Witschel, Johann Heinrich W.  Gott ist die reinste Liebe, oder Morgen- und Abend-Opfer, in Gebeten, Betrachtungen und Gesängen. Ein Gemeinschaftliches Gebet-Buch, Bestehend in Auszügen aus Witschels und Eckartshausen Gebätbüchern. Reading: Carl M'Williams & Co. (pr. by Carl A. Brudman), 1822. 12mo (17.8 cm, 7"). 300 pp.

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Analyzing Baptist Logic
Edwards, Peter.  Candid reasons for renouncing the principles of antipaedobaptism. Also, an appendix, containing a short method with the Baptists. Exeter, NH: Henry Ranlet, 1802. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). [4], 199, [1 (blank)] pp.
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Nesika Papa Klaksta Mitlite Kopa Saghalie”CHINOOK
Eells, Myron.  Hymns in the Chinook jargon language. Portland, OR: David Steel, 1889. 16mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). 40 pp., and wrappers.
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A Proto-UNITARIAN Reaction to theAwakening”
Eells, Nathanael. Religion is the life of God's people: a sermon preached at Boston, in the presence of His Excellency William Shirley, Esq; Governour and Commander in chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England; and the Honourable His Majesty's Council, and the Honourable House of Representatives, of the Province aforesaid, May 25th. 1743. Being the day for the election of His Majesty's Council. Boston: Pr. by S. Kneeland & T. Green, Printers to the Honourable House of Representatives, 1743. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). [1] f., 43, [1 (blank)] pp.

Quintessential Pennsylvania Dutch”A First & “Fancy”
Egelmann, Charles Frederick, engraver.  Broadside Taufschein, begins: “Staat [blank] Nordamerica. Gehet hin in alle welt lehret alle volker und taufet sieim namen des vaters des sohnes und des heiligren geistes.” With manuscript completed by an anonymous scrivene. [Reading, PA: C. F. Egelmann, 1814 and later]. Folio (34.8 x 25.7 cm; 13.75" x 10"). [1] p.
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Contemporary Account of theBattle of Avarayr
Eghishe, Saint.  The history of Vartan, and of the battle of the Armenians: Containing an account of the religious wars between the Persians and Armenians. London: Pr. for the Oriental Translation Fund (by J.L. Cox), 1830. 4to (27 cm, 10.6"). xxiv, 111, [5] pp.
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Politics is the Profession of the Second-rate”
Eliot, T.S.  Charles Whibley, a memoir. [colophon: London: Pub. by Humphrey Milford, Pr. at the University Press, Oxford, by John Johnson , 1931. 8vo. 13, [3] pp.

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There May be Four Voices. There May Be, Perhaps, Only Two.”
Eliot, T.S.  Three voices of poetry. London: Published for the National Book League by the Cambridge University Press, 1953. 12mo. 23, [1] pp.
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200 Favorite Songs & Exercises
Emerson, L.O.  The golden wreath; a choice collection of favorite melodies, designed for the use of schools, seminaries, select classes, etc.. Also, a complete course of elementary instruction, upon the Pestalozzian system, with numerous exercises for practice. Albany: Newcomb & Co., 1857. Oblong 12mo. 240 pp.
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“A True Relation of Every Dayes Proceeding”
England & Wales.  Parliament. Proceedings. 1628.  The diurnall occurrences of every dayes proceeding in Parliament since the beginning thereof, being Tuesday the twentieth of Ianuary, which ended the tenth of March. Anno Dom. 1628. With the arguments of the members of the House then assembled. London: Pr. by R.H. for William Cooke, 1641. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [2], 77, [1] pp.
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England & Wales.  Parliament.  An ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for giving power to all the classicall presbyteries within their respective bounds to examine, approve, and ordaine ministers for severall congregations. London: Pr. for John Wright, 1645. Small 4to. [1] f., 6 pp.

Back & Forth: The Exclusion Crisis
England & Wales. Parliament. House of Commons.  The humble address of the House of Commons, presented to His Majesty, upon Tuesday the 21th. day of December, 1680. In answer to His Majesties gracious speech to both houses of Parliament, upon the 15th. day of the same December. London: John Wright & Richard Chiswell, 1680. Folio (27.1 cm, 10.75"). [4], 133–43, [1] pp. [with] England & Wales. Sovereign (1660–1685: Charles II). His Majesties declaration to all his loving subjects, touching the causes & reasons that moved him to dissolve the two last parliaments. London: Pr. by the assigns of John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, & Henry Hills, 1681. Folio. 10, [2] pp.
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We Are Now Got through ThisHeap of Scandal
(England — Politics & Religion).  A letter to the author of the Memorial of the State of England, answer’d paragraph by paragraph. London, 1706. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). 44 pp.

Original Wooden Printing BlockShanghai, 1880
Episcopal Church.  Book of Common Prayer. Chinese (Low Wenli). 1880. [title transcribed as] Chiao hui tao wen [“Wade Gile” system of transcription] or Jiao hui dao wen [in the “Pinyin” transcription system]. Shanghai: St. John's College, 1880. 8vo (25 cm; 10"). One wooden printing block, one page on each side.
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A Limited, De Vinne Press Edition Decorations by Updike & Goodhue
Episcopal Church.   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 Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America together with the psalter or psalms of David. New York: Pr. for the committee [by De Vinne Press], 1893. Folio (37 cm, 14.63"). [14] ff., 566 pp., [1 (tailpiece and publisher's colophon)] f.
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Whoa! Hold on There! Just One Darn Minute!
Episcopal Church in Scotland.  The declinator and protestation of the archbishops and bishops, of the Church of Scotland, and others their adherents within that kingdome, against the pretended generall Assembly holden at Glasgow Novemb. 21. 1638. London: Pr. by John Ravvorth, for George Thomason & Octavian Pullen,, 1639. Small 4to. [1] f., 33, [1 (blank)] pp.
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The Collected Works of Erasmus IncludingHis Greek New Testament
Erasmus, Desiderius.  Desiderii Erasmi opera omnia in decem tomos distincta. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Pieter van der Aa, 1703–06. Folio extra (39.4 cm, 15.5"). 10 vols. in 11. I: [3] ff., 24, [64] pp., 1226 cols. (i.e., 1240); engr. t.-p., 1 double-pg. engr. plt. and 1 full-pg. engr. plt. II: [6] ff., 1212 cols., [5 4] pp. III(a): [15] ff., 1104 cols.; 18 full-pg. engr. plts. III(b): [2] ff., cols. 1105-944, [92] ff.; 2 full-pg. engr. plts. IV: [3] ff., 758 cols. (i.e., 768); 1 full-pg. engr. plt., 75 single-col. engr. vignettes (3.5" sq.), and 6 double-col. engr. vignettes (4.25" x 7.25"). V: [3] ff., 1360 cols. VI: [29] ff., 1126 cols., [17] pp. VII: [6] ff., 1198 cols., [1] p. VIII: [3] ff., 652 cols. IX: [3] ff., 1248 cols.; 1 fold-out plt., 1 full-pg. plt. X: [2] ff., cols. 1249–860, [64] ff.
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Canon Law & Commentary
Espen, Zeger Bernhard van.  Supplementum in corpus juris canonici, sive in jus universum ecclesiasticum cum brevi commentario ad Decretum Gratiani. Coloniae Agrippinae [Cologne]: Sumpt. viduae Wilh. Metternich & filii Bibl. sub signo Gryphi, 1732. Folio extra (36.2 cm, 14.25"). [2] ff., 194 pp.; 170, [10] pp.
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Biography of a Nice, ORDINARY Guy
(by anExtraordinary One)
Espinosa, Isidro Félix de.  El cherubin custodio de el arbol de la vida, la Santa Cruz de Queretaro. Vida del Ve. siervo de Dios Fray Antonio de los Angeles, Bustamante. Mexico: Por Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1731. 4to (20 cm; 7.75"). [12] ff., 216 pp., plt. ( port.).

Early ChristianityFirst English Translation of Eusebius
THREE Learned Historiographers”
Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea. The auncient ecclesiastical histories of the first six hundred yeares after Christ, written in the Greeke tongue by three learned historiographers. London: Richard Field, 1619. Folio (27.1 cm, 10.6"). [10], 192, 203–598, [18 (index)] pp.
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German-American Hymnal inTypical FRAKTUR Style
Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania and the Adjacent States.  Erbauliche Lieder-Sammlung zum Gottesdienstlichen Gebrauch in den vereinigten Evangelisch-Lutherischen Gemeinen in Pennsylvanien und den benachbarten Staaten. Philadelphia: G. & D. Billmeyer, 1814. 12mo (17.2 cm, 7"). [12] ff., 626 pp., [5] ff. [bound with] Helmuth, Justus Henry Christian. Kurze Andachten einer Gottsuchenden Seele, auf alle Tage der Woche und andere Umstände eingerichtet. Philadelphia: G. & D. Billmeyer, 1814. 12mo (17.2 cm, 7"). 26 pp.
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BETWIXTthe Devil & a Doctor Oxford Controversy
Evans, Abel.  The apparition. A poem. Or, a dialogue betwixt the devil and a doctor, concerning the rights of the Christian church. The second edition. [Oxford?], 1710. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). A–C4; 23, [1 (blank)] pp.

Middlebury College's Early Financial Problems
Evarts, Jeremiah.  Autograph Letter Signed to Henry Davis. Charlestown, MA: 20 January 1817. Small 4to (24.5 cm; 9.75"). 3 pp. plus integral address page.
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Ewbank, Thomas.  The world a workshop; or, the physical relationship of man to the earth. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1855. 12mo (18.7 cm, 7.4"). 197, [1] pp.
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