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Standing in a “New Light” ARCHAEOLOGY'S Implications
Kerr, Thomas.  Pick and shovel explorations. A series of Sunday evening lectures. Rockford, IL: Morning Star Printing, 1890. Small 8vo. 40 pp.
$100.00
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Anti-Lamarckian Natural Theology Illustrated
Kirby, William.  On the power, wisdom and goodness of God, as manifested in the creation of animals, and in their history, habits and instincts. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1836. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). lxxii, 519, [1], [4 (adv.)] pp.; 20 plts.
$175.00
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Hymns & Prayers forArctic-Dwelling Indians
Kirby, William West.  Hymns, prayers and instruction in the Chipewyan language. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, (1924). 16mo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). 91, [1] pp.
$250.00
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One Year's Worth ofWell-Spent Half Hours
Knight, Charles.  Half-hours with the best authors. [London: Charles Knight, 1847–48]. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). 4 vols. in 2. I: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp. II: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 316 pp.
$175.00
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A Dutch Count's Private Meditationsfor 1813 New Yorkers
Kniphuysen Nienvort, George William, Count of.  Prayers and meditations, composed in the French language in the year 1693 ... translated by an American. New York: T. & J. Swords, 1813. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.7"). 105, [1] pp.
$300.00
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Koran Designed & Illustrated byValenti Angelo
Koran.  English. 1958.  The Koran: Selected suras. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1958. 8vo. 231, [1] pp.
$275.00
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His Works & MoreA Cut of aScholar Reading
Lactantius (ca. 240 – ca. 320).   Lepida Lactantii Firmiani opera accurate graeco adiuncto castigata: Eiusde[m] Nephytomon: Carmina de Phoenice. & Christi resurrectione. Io. Chry. De eucharistia sermo. Lau. Vall. sermo. Phil. ad Theo. adhortatio. [colophon: Parisiis: Pro Ioha{n}ne Petit fidelissimo bibliopola in Bellouisu, Impressi anno Domini. M.cccccix {1509}]. 4to (19.5 cm; 7.5"). A6 B4 a–z8,4 2A4 2B8 C–N4,8 O6 P4; [10], ccxxxv, [1] ff.
$2500.00
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Aldine OctavoProvenance & Early Marginalia Too
Lactantius (ca. 240 – ca. 320).  L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Divinarum Institutionum libri septem proxime castigati, et aucti. Eiusdem De ira Dei liber I. De opificio Dei liber I. Epitome in libros suos, liber acephalos. Phoenix. Carmen de Dominica Resurrectione. Item index in eundem rerum omnium. Tertulliani liber apologeticus cum indice. [colophon: Venetiis: In aedibus haeredum Aldi, et Andreae soceri], 1535. 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). [16], 328, [10], [2 (blank)], 47, [1 (blank)], [44] ff.
$2000.00
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FormerPagan Defends Christianity
Lactantius (ca. 240 – ca. 320).  L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani opera, quae quidem extant omnia... Basileae: per Henricum Petri, [colophon: 1563]. 4to (29.2 cm, 11.5"). [12] ff., 559, [21] pp.
$1250.00
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Life in aConceptionist Mexican Convent
Ladrón de Guevara, Baltasar.  Manifiesto, que el real convento de religiosas de Jesus Maria de Mexico, de el real patronato, sujeto a el orden de la purissima e immaculada concepcion, hace a el sagrado concilio provincial ... [Mexico City]: En la Imprenta de D. Felipe de Zuñiga y Ontiveros, 1771. Folio (28.9 cm, 11.4"). [1] f., 217, [1] p.
$1350.00
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With Extreme Sadness & Abundant Tears
La Fare, Anne-Louis-Henri de.  Lettre pastorale de M. l'eveque de Nancy a l'occasion du serment ordonné par les décrets du 27 Novembre dernier, sur la Constitution du clergé. Paris: Chez Guerbart, 1791. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). 15, [1] pp.
$110.00
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A Little Manual . . . FIRST Designed for PRIVATE Use” of TWO PRINCESSES
Lake, Edward.  Officium eucharisticum. A preparatory service to a devout and worthy reception of the Lord's Supper. Dublin: Printed by and for Samuel Fairbrother, 1724. 12mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [4] ff., 176 pp.
$775.00
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Getting the Bishop's PositionRIGHT
La Luzerne, César-Guillaume de.  Instruction donnée par M. L'évêque de Langres, aux curés, vicaires et autres ecclésiastiques de son diocèse, qui n'ont pas prêté le serment ordonné par l'Assemblée nationale. Paris: Guerbart, [1791]. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). 38, [2] pp.
$80.00
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The ESSAYS that Made Lamb's Reputation1st U.S. Edition
Lamb, Charles.  Elia. Essays which have appeared under that signature in the London Magazine. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Carey (pr. by Mifflin & Parry, and J.R.A. Skerrett), 1828. 12mo (I: 18.4 cm, 7.25", II: 16.8cm, 6.6"). 2 vols. I: 292 pp. II: 230 pp. (both vols. without ads.).
$1000.00
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A Morality Tale with an Encouraging Ending,
for Those of Us in “Bidness”
Lamb, Ruth Buck.  It isn't right. Or, Frank Johnson's reason. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, © 1867. 12mo. Frontis., 280 pp.; 2 plts.
$55.00
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Rebutting aNoted Infidel”
Lambert, Louis Aloisius.   Rev. L. A. Lambert, LL.D. versus Col. R. G. Ingersoll.  The Christmas sermon of the noted infidel dissected by the eminent doctor. Cleveland, Ohio: The Universe Publishing Company, n.d. [ca. 1900]. 16mo. Frontis. port., xxviii, 216 pp.
$15.00
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In the Spirit ofPeace & Brotherhood
Lamourette, Antoine-Adrien.  Instruction pastorale de M. L'évêque du département de Rhône et Loire, métropolitain du sud-est, a Mm. les curés, vicaires et fonctionnaires ecclésiastiques de son diocese. Lyon: Amable le Roy, 1791. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). 24 pp.
$95.00
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Cutting-Edge Biblical Scholarship Three Maps
Lamy, Bernard. Commentarius in harmoniam sive concordiam quatuor evangelistarum.... Parisiis: Excudebat Joannis Anisson, 1699. 4to (12.6 cm, 10.25"). 2 vols. in 1. I: 2 a[n]4 e[n]4 A–Z4 Aa–Zz4 AAa–ZZz4 AAaa – OOoo4; [2] ff., xvi, 661, [1] pp., [25] ff.; 3 plts. II: 2 a–h4 A–Z4 Aa–Xx4 Yy2; [2] ff., lxiv, 326 pp., [15] ff.; 3 plts.
$800.00

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An EASTER Sermon
Larrain Gandarillas, Joaquín. Sermon que predicó el presbítero...el viérnes 18 de abril de 1851, en presencia del... arzobispo de Santiago, del cabildo y clero de la iglesia metropolitana. Santiago, [Chile]: Imp. de la Sociedad, 1851. 12mo. 17, [1 (blank)] pp.
$75.00

Whose Baptisms Count?
Launoy, Jean de.  Remarques sur la dissertation, ou l'on montre en quel temps, & pour quelles raisons l'Eglise universelle consentit à recevoir le baptesme des heretiques; & par où l'on découvre ce qui a donné occasion aux auteurs, qui ont traité de cette matiere, de s'estre égarez dans la recherche qu'ils ont faite du Concile plenier, qui termina suivant S. Augustin cette contestation. Paris: L'imprimerie de la Veuve Edme Martin, 1671. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.4"). [2], 77, [1] pp.
$500.00
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Protestant Occultism StrikinglyIllustrated
Lavater, Ludwig.  De spectris, lemuribus et magnis, atque insolitis fragoribus, variisque praesagitionibus, quae plerunque obitum hominum, magnas clades, mutationesque imperiorum praecedunt. Lugd. Batav.: Apud Jordanum Luchtmans, 1687. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.6"). [8] ff., 313, [1] pp., [3] ff.; 7 fold. plts.
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Quaker Meditations A Neat Compendium
  Two Women in the Contents Womanly Provenance, Too
[Law, William]. An extract from a treatise on the spirit of prayer, or the soul rising out of the vanity of time into the riches of eternity. With some thoughts on war. Remarks on the nature and bad effects of the use of spirituous liquors. And considerations on slavery. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1780. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 84 pp. [bound with] Webb, Elizabeth. A letter...to Anthony William Boehm, with his answer. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1783. 44 pp. [with] [Benezet, Anthony].  In the life of the lady Elizabeth Hastings... [Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1784]. 8 pp.
$1100.00
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One of 2000 PrintedFirst British Edition
Lawrence, D.H.  The man who died. London: Martin Secker, 1931. 8vo (25.5 cm, 10.1"). 97, [1] pp.
$150.00
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Leaves from a Large 18th-Century CHOIRBOOK
Leaves from a Graduale romanum.  Venice: Balleoniana, 1729. Folio extra (19.25" x 13.625"). 1 f.
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False ImprintRadical Theology
Leclerc, Jean.  Liberii de Sancto Amore Epistolae theologicae,in quibus varii scholasticorum errores castigantur. Irenopoli [i.e., really, Saumur]: typis Philalethianis, 1679. 12mo (16 cm; 6.375"). [10] f.,, 320 p.
$800.00
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Le Démon de la Discorde”
Le Coz, Claude.  Lettre des évêques et prêtres assemblés a Paris en concile national, a leurs frères les évêques et prêtres résidens en France. Paris: L'Imprimerie-Librairie Chrétienne, 1797. 8vo (21 cm, 8.3"). 15, [1] pp.
$100.00
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Voici Franchement ce que J'en Pense”
Le Coz, Claude.  [drop-title] Observations sur la pétition de quelques membres du département de Paris, concernant le décret de l'Assemblée Nationale, sur les troubles religieux. Paris: De l'Imprimerie nationale, 1791. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 16 pp.
$110.00
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People, Obey Your MinistersMinisters, Do Your Jobs
Le Coz, Claude.  Seconde lettre synodique du Concile national de France, aux pasteurs et aus fidèles, sur divers abus qui se sont introduits dans quelques paroisses. Paris: De l'Imprimerie-Librairie Chretienne, 1797. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 25, [1] pp.
$100.00
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Highly SignificantAmerican Judaicum
Leeser, Isaac, ed. & tr.  [title in Hebrew, transliterated as] Sidure divre tsadikim kolel seder ha-tefilot mi-kol ha-shanah ke-minhag ... Ashkenaz u-Polin.... [from the added title-page in English: Philadelphia: Printed by G. Sherman, for the editor, 1848]. 8vo. viii, 242, 2–243, [1] pp.
$2500.00
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Swearing, Loyalty, & Hatred
L'église gallicane au clergé de l'église de Paris, ou lettre de plusieurs administrateurs de diocèses, sur la conduite d'une partie des oratoires de Paris, relativement au serment de haine a la royauté & d'attachement a la constitution de l'an 3. Bruxelles: 1797. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). 47, [1] pp.
$110.00
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Plenty of Provenance & aTypographic Eyeful
Leigh, Edward.  A treatise of the divine promises; in five books. London: pr. by A. Miller for Thomas Underhill, 1650. 12mo (14.3 cm; 5.625"). [18], 409, [39] pp., 1 fold-out diagram.
$750.00
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Such Shocking Barbarity”
Leland, Charles P.  Capt. Leland's report of the horrible sacrifices of human victims among the various wild tribes of India. And also of the self sacrifices so prevalent in that country. New York: [© by O.L. Lovell], 1851. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). [4], [9]–36 pp.; illus.
$475.00
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ArguingBaptism with the QUAKERS
Leslie, Charles.  A discourse; shewing, who they are that are now qualify'd to administer baptism and the Lord's-Supper. Wherein the cause of Episcopacy is briefly treated. London: C. Brome, W. Keblewhite, & H. Hindmarsh, 1698. 4to (22 cm, 8.7"). [8], 62, [2 (adv.)] pp.
$725.00
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“A Short & Easy Method with theDeists
Leslie, Charles.  A short and easy method with the deists: wherein the certainty of the Christian religion is demonstrated, by infallible proof from four rules, which are incompatible to any imposture that ever yet has been, or that can possibly be. In a letter to a friend. Windsor, VT: Pr. by T.M. Pomroy, 1812. 12mo. 168 pp.
$150.00
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Stark Naked, & Carrying a Fiddle”
Leslie, Charles.  The snake in the grass: or, Satan transform'd into an angel of light. Discovering the deep and unsuspected subtilty which is couched under the pretended simplicity of many of the principal leaders of those people call'd Quakers. London: printed for Charles Brome, 1696. 8vo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). [6], cccxlii [i.e. ccclii], 271, [1] pp.
$725.00
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One Side (Entire) of anEnlightenment Debate
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim.  Anti-Goeze ... D.i. Nothgedrungener beytraege zu den Freywilligen beytraegen des hrn. past. Goeze. Braunschweig: [Waisenhausbuchhandlung], 1778. Small 8vo (17.5 cm; 7"). 11 numbers in one volume, each 16 pp.
$2200.00


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To Talleyrand, on Behalf ofthe Insulted Catholic Church
Lettre a M. Talleyrand, ancien evéque d'Autun, chef de la communion des Talleyrandistes, sur son rapport concernant l'admission égale & indéfinie de tous les cultes religieux. Paris: Chez les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1791. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). [2], 70 pp.
$400.00
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The French Refugees Write Home
Lettre des prêtres Catholiques déportés, adressée à leurs bienfaiteurs. [1799]. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). 16 pp.
$75.00
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Historical Context of theNew Testament
Lightfoot, John.  A commentary upon the Acts of the Apostles: Chronicall and criticall. The difficulties of the text explained, and the times of the story cast into annals. London: Pr. by R.C. for Andrew Crooke, 1645. 4to (18.2 cm, 7.2"). [20], 331, [1] pp. (pp. 145–48 bound out of sequence).
$750.00
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A YoungPhiladelphian’s Christian Epic
With a Preface byCharles Brockden Brown
Linn, John Blair. Valerian, a narrative poem: Intended, in part, to describe the early persecutions of Christians, and rapidly to illustrate the influence of Christianity on the manners of nations...with a sketch of the life and character of the author. Philadelphia: Thomas & George Palmer, 1805. 4to (24.5 cm, 9.6"). xxvi, [2], 97, [1 (blank)] pp.
$350.00
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Life of Jesus inPictures & Gospel Quotations
Lloyd, Elizabeth Maria.  Fifty illustrations of the gospel narrative of the life of our Lord, chronologically arranged, with exercises, in a series of questions and answers. London: Sampson Low, 1833. 16mo (13 cm, 5.1"). vii, [1], 108, [4] pp.; 50 plts.
$450.00
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Cortés Historia in ItalianSigned American,PROVIDENCE Red Morocco
Lopez de Gomara, Francisco.  Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. Venetia: Per Francesco Lorenzini da Turino, MDLX [1560]. 8vo (15 cm; 5.75"). [11 of 12], 348 ff. (lacks the title-leaf).
$3200.00
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United Brethren Missions toThe Indians in North America”
Loskiel, George Henry.  History of the mission of the United Brethren among the Indians in North America. In three parts.... Translated from the German by Christian Ignatius la Trobe. London: Pr. for the Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel by John Stockdale, 1794. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). xii, 159, [1 (blank)], 234, [2 (blank)], 233, [1 (blank)], [22 (index and advertisement)] pp. (lacking map).
$725.00
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N., Was Sir Nobody, Never in Fault”
Lovechild, Mrs. [Lady Eleanor Fenn].  Mrs. Lovechild's golden present, for all good little boys and girls. Decorated with wood-cuts. York: Printed by J. Kendrew, Colliergate, [ca. 1820]. 48mo (10.1 cm; 4"). 32 pp.; illus.
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Many Years Ago I Was Quite Intimately Associated with the Rev. Dr. Shields”
Low, Seth.  Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. [Bayard?] Stockton. North East Harbor, ME: 2 September 1904. 12mo (7" x 4.5"). 3 pp.
$125.00
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Yo No Creo Esta Relacion”
Lozano, Pedro.  Descripcion chorographica del terreno, rios, arboles, y animales de las dilatadissimas provincias del Gran Chaco, Gualamba: y de los ritos, y costumbres de las innumberables naciones barbaras, è infieles, que le habitan: con una cabal relacion historica de lo que en ellas han obrado para conquistarlas algunos governadores, y ministros reales: y los missioneros jesuitas para reducirlas à la fé del verdadero Dios. Cordoba [Spain]: En el Colegio de la Assumpcion, por Joseph Santos Balbas, 1733. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [10] ff., 485 [i.e., 483], [1] pp., [2] ff., without the map.
$1500.00
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Ascetical Writer STILL Read for theBeauty of His Prose
Luis de Granada.  Memorial de la vida christiana, en el qual se enseña todo lo que el christiano deve hazer, desde el principio de su conversion hasta el fin de la perfección: Repartido en siete tratados. Barcelona: Por Antonio Lacavalleria, 1674. Folio (27.5 cm; 11"). 2 parts in 1 vol. 302 pp., [1] f.; 263, [1] pp., [12] ff., lacks final two leaves of “tabla” (only).
$350.00
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Rebutting the Execrable Antichrist's Bull”Luther Will NOT Recant
Luther, Martin.  Adversvs execrabilem Antichristi bvllam. Wittembergae: [Melchior Lotter], 1520. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [10] ff.
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One of Luther's Favorite Texts, with His CommentaryEnglish Black Letter, 1616
Luther, Martin.  A commentarie of ... Martin Luther upon the epistle of S. Paul to the Galathians. London: Richard Field,, 1616. Small 4to (18 cm; 7"). [4], 296 ff.
$1225.00
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