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Published in England inthe Year of the MASSACRE
M., B.  Sabaudiensis in reformatam religionem persecutionis brevis narratio; ex scriptis potentissimo principi Olivero, reipublic Angli, Scoti, & Hiberni, Protectori, nuper communicatis desumpta, et in methodum digesta. Londini: Typis Tho: Newcomb, impensis authoris, 1655. Small 4to. 28 pp.
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Bloody Mackenzie” on theMONARCHY
Mackenzie, George.  Jus regium; or, the just and solid foundations of monarchy in general; and more especially of the monarchy of Scotland: Maintain'd against Buchannan, Naphtali, Dolman, Milton, &c. London: Printed by R. Chiswell, 1684. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.125"). Engr. frontis., [3] ff., 138 pp., [1] f, 139–209, [1] pp., [2 (ads)] ff.
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Illustrated Theatre Edition
Maclaren, Ian (John Watson).  Beside the bonnie brier bush. New York: R.F. Fenno & Co., 1905. 8vo. Frontis., 258 pp.; 5 plts.
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Scottish Philosophy w/Celtic Knotwork Gracing the Binding
Maclaren, Ian, (i.e., John Watson).  Our neighbours. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1903. 12mo. [8], 341, [1] pp.
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Maimonides, Moses, & Isaac Abravanel; Louis de Compiègne de Veil, trans.  R. Mosis Majemonidae De sacrificiis liber. Accesserunt Abarbanelis Exordium, seu prooemium commentariorum in Leviticum: Et Majemonidae Tractatus de consecratione calendarum, et de ratione intercalandi. Quae ex Hebraeo convertit in sermonem Latinum, & notis illustravit Ludovicus de Compiegne de Veil. Londini: Milonis Flesher (pr. for the author, sold by Pitt & Aylmer), 1683. 4to (23 cm, 9.1"). [16], 450, [2 (blank)] pp. (Pp. 223/24 (Ff3) lacking).
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Defending John Frederick of Saxony & Landgrave Philip of Hesse
[Major, Georg].  Ewiger, Göttlicher, Allmechtiger Maiestat Declaration. Wider Kaiser Carl, Künig zü Hispanien etc., vnd Bapst Paulum den dritten. [Wittenberg: Josef Klug, 1546]. 4to (18 cm, 7.125"). [56] pp.
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Victim of Pombal & the InquisitionHis Book Banned
& VirtuallyALL Copies Destroyed
Malagrida, Gabriel.  Juizo da verdadeira causa do terremoto, que padeceo a corte de Lisboa, no primeiro de Novembro de 1755. Lisboa: Officina de Manoel Soares, 1756. 4to (20 cm, 8"). 31, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f.
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Living Speeches of Dying Christians” & a Man
Worthy of Dear Memory & Value”
Mall, Thomas.  A cloud of witnesses; or, The sufferers mirrour, made up of the swanlike-songs, and other choice passages of several martyrs and confessors to the sixteenth century, in their treatises, speeches; letters, prayers, &c. in their prisons, or exiles; at the bar, or stake, &c. Collected out of the ecclesiastical histories of Eusebius, Fox, Fuller, Petrie, Scotland, and Mr. Samuel Ward’s Life of faith in death, &c. and alphabetically disposed. London: Printed for Robert Boulter at the Turks Head in Bishopsgate-street, 1670. 8vo (16.9 cm; 6.625 “). [14], 258 pp. (lacks pastedowns). [bound with] Bates, William. A short character of that Excellent Divine Mr. David Clarkson, who departed this life the 14th of June, 1686. [London? : s.n., ca 1686]. 8vo. 13, [1] pp.
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“A Conference between Three Brothers, aCatholic, Protestant, &Presbyterian
[Manning, Robert].  A plain and rational account of the Catholic faith: or, the sum of a conference between three brothers, a Catholic, Protestant, and Presbyterian ... First American edition, revised and corrected from the seventh Dublin edition [ed. by Bishop James Sheil]. Albany: Pr. by Ryer Schermerhorn, 1814. 8vo. 314 pp., [3] ff.
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Constitution vs. Ceremony
Manuel, Louis-Pierre. [drop-title] Lettre du procureur de la Commune au curé de. S.-Severin, & réponses du curé de S.-Severin au procureur de la Commune. Paris: Cl. Simon, 1792. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). 16 pp.
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FIRST Grammar & Dictionary of This Language
Marbán, Pedro.  Arte de la lengua moxa, con su vocabulario, y cathecismo. [Lima]: En la Imprenta real de Joseph de Contreras, [1702]. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6"). [8] ff., 664, 142, [22], 163–202 pp., 1 f.
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Marmontel's Political-Philosophical Novel withGravelot's Illustrations
Marmontel, Jean François.  Bélisaire. Paris: Chez Merlin, 1767. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [4], x, 340, [6] pp.; 4 plts.
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AWay” of Life & DEATH
Marshall, Charles.  The way of life revealed, and the way of death discovered: Wherein is declared, man's happy estate before the fall, his miserable estate in the fall, and the way of restoration out of the fall.... London: Pr. by Mary Hinde, 1772. 8vo. [2] ff., 59, [1] pp., [1] f. (of which final leaf of advertisements wanting).
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ThePaedo-Baptism Argument Rages On
Marshall, Stephen.  A defence of infant-baptism: In answer to Two treatises, and an appendix to them concerning it; lately published by Mr. Jo. Tombes. Wherein that controversie is fully discussed, the ancient and generally received use of it from the apostles dayes, untill the Anabaptists sprung up in Germany, manifested... London: Pr. by Ric. Cotes for Steven Bowtell, 1646. 4to (19.1 cm, 7.5"). [8], 256, [4 (index)] pp.
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The Infant Baptism Controversy Continued!
One of the Day's GREAT Preachers
Marshall, Stephen.  A sermon of the baptizing of infants; preached in the Abbey-Church at Westminster, at the morning lecture, appointed by the honorable House of Commons. London: Pr. by Richard Cotes for Stephen Bowtell, 1645. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [4], 61, [1] pp.

The 30 Years' Peace:  First American Edition, Much Enlarged
Martineau, Harriet.  History of the peace: Being a history of England from 1816 to 1854. With an introduction 1800 to 1815. Boston: Walker, Wise, & Co.; Walker, Fuller, & Co., 1864–66. 8vo (20.6 cm, 8.1"). 4 vols. I: xi, [1], 455, [1] pp. II: vii, [1], 500, 2 pp. III: x, 575, [1] pp. IV: xii, 665, [1] pp.
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A Bargain”Mason & Webb
Mason, Lowell, & George James Webb.  The psaltery, a new collection of church music, consisting of psalm and hymn tunes, chants, and anthems.... Boston: Wilkins, Carter, & Co., [1848?]. Oblong 8vo. 352 pp. (lacking title-page & pp. 9/10).
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Part of the Series of Texts Printed byDIDOT for theEducation of the Dauphin
Massillon, Jean-Baptiste.  Petit careme. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1789. Large 4to (31 cm, 12. 25"). [4] ff., 312 pp.
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Doing Good in the World
Mather, Cotton.  Essays to do good, addressed to all Christians, whether in public or private capacities. Johnstown [NY]: Pr. & sold by Asa Child, 1815. 12mo. xxv, [2], 28–195, [1] p.
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American Ecclesiastical PolityBoston, 1738
Mather, Samuel.  An apology for the liberties of the churches in New England: to which is prefix'd, a discourse concerning the Congregational churches. Boston: Printed by T. Fleet for Daniel Henchman, 1738. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [4] ff., ix, [3], 116 [i.e., 216] pp.
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A Series of Medieval LEAVES
(Medieval Manuscript Leaves).  A selectioneminently suitable for use in the teaching and practicing of paleography.

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The Schmalkaldic LeagueSays NO to the PopeGreat Woodcut Title-Border
Melanchthon, Philipp.  Causae quare synodum indictam a Romano Pontifice Paulo. III. recusarint, principes, status & civitates Imperii, profitentes puram & catholicam evangelii doctrinam. Vitebergae [Wittenberg]: [colophon: ex officina Georgii Rhau], 1537. Small 4to (20 cm, 7.75"). [10] ff. (last a true blank).
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The First Corpus Doctrinae16th-Century Binding Date on Front Cover
Melanchthon, Philipp.  Corpus doctrinae christianae. Quae est summa orthodoxi et catholici dogmatis ... Nunc edita ad usum ecclesiae sanctae publicum et privatum. Lipsiae: Cum privilegio Pr. Aug. Elect. D. Sax. (pr. by Iohannes Rhamba), 1572. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). [22], 888 pp.
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Predicting an Enlightened Future: Pre-Revolutionary French Science Fiction
Mercier, Louis-Sébastien.  L'an deux mille quatre cent quarante. Rêve s'il fút jamais; suivi de L'homme de fer, songe. Nouvelle édition avec figures. [Amsterdam: Changuion?], 1787. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [4], 251, [5], 240, [6], 203, [3] pp.; 3 plts.
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“The Little Odd Antiquities of Early Literature Which
Much Research Has Enabled Me to Collect Together”
Merryweather, Frederick Somner.  Bibliomania in the Middle Ages. London: Merryweather [Varty, Printer], 1849. 12mo (18 cm, 7.1"). iv, 218 pp.
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Anabaptists Anathemized
Meshovius, Arnold.  Historiae anabaptisticae libri septem: quibus eius sectae in multiplices sectas iam scissae, ortus, primi authores, progressus ... prophetae & reges monstrosi ... explicantur. Coloniae: apud Gerhard Grevenbruch, 1617. 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [6] ff., 214 pp., [1 (errata)] f.
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A VERY PRETTY American Binding
Methodist Episcopal Church.  Hymns.  Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New York: Phillips & Hunt; Cincinnati: Walden & Stowe, 1882. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). viii, 775, [1] pp.
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The Inquisition & Father Hidalgo's Manifiesto”
Mexico.  Inquisition.  Broadside, begins: Sabed: que ha llegado á nuestras manos un proclama del rebelde Cura de Dolores que se titula: 'Manifiesto, que el Señor Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla::::,, [sic] haze al Pueblo.” Mexico: no publisher/printer, 26 January 1811. Folio (43.4 cm; 17.125"). [1] p.
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BURNING theConstitution of Apatzingan, etc., ETC.
Mexico (Viceroyalty).  Laws, statutes, etc. 24 May 1815. Broadside. Begins: “Don Felix Maria Calleja del Rey ... Llegó por fin el caso de que los rebeldes de estas provincias quitandose de una vez la máscara con que pretendian disfrazar el verdadero objecto e su conducta....” Mexico: No publisher/printer, 24 May 1815. Folio extra (72 x 41 cm; 28" x 16"). [1] p.
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Too Much Was NOT EnoughTHIS Copy with Quasi-Relics of St. Macarius
Meyer, Jean.  Description du jubilé de sept cens ans de S. Macaire, patron particulier contre la peste, qui sera célébré dans la ville de Gand ... a commencer le 30. de mai jusqu'au 15. juin 1767, avec le détail ultérieur des cérémonies, solemnités, cavalcade, ornemens, & des feux d'artifice ... Gand: Chez Jean Meyer, imprimeur de la ville, 1767. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.5"). [4] ff., xii, 84 pp.; 15 plts. (some fold.), illus.
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Correspondence with American libraries owning copies of the book confirms that the broadside and the vellum image were added post-printing and are not found in other copies.

Benthamite/Utilitarian/ImperialistHistory of India
Mill, James.  The history of British India ... in six volumes. London: Baldwin, Cradock, & Joy, 1826. 8vo (23.1 cm, 9.1"). 6 vols. I: iv, xxxv, [1], 450 pp.; 1 map. II: iv, 463, [1] pp.; 1 map. III: iv, 571, [1] pp. IV: iv, 508 pp. V: iv, 546 pp. VI: iv, [2], 631, [1] pp.
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A Scarce Reading, Pa., Imprint
Miller, Georg.  Des Evan. Pred. G. Miller’s Kurze und deutliche Lehren zum wahren und thätigen Christenthum; aufgesetzt in der reinen Absicht zu Gottes Lob und zum Nutzen der Menschheit. [Reading, Pa.]: Gedruckt von John G. Jungman, 1814. 12mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). 225, [3] pp.
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Two Very Early Missionaries toHAWAII
Miller, Samuel.  A sermon, delivered in the Middle Church, New Haven, Con. [sic] Sept. 12, 1822, at the ordination of the Rev. Messrs. William Goodell, William Richards, and Artemas Bishop, as evangelists and missionaries to the heathen. Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1822. 8vo. 48 pp.

Miller's “Evidence” Millerite Foundations
Miller, William.  Evidence from scripture and history of the second coming of Christ about the year 1843; exhibited in a course of lectures. Troy: Kemble & Hooper, 1836. 12mo. 223, [1 (blank)] pp.
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The Anglican Church as theHeir of the Church of Antiquity
Montagu, Richard.  The acts and monuments of the church before Christ incarnate. London: Miles Flesher & Robert Young, 1642. Folio (27.7 cm, 10.9"). [4], 307, [1 (blank)], 313–552 pp.
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He Did Not Use His Apprentices Ill, Because He Knew
He Had Himself a Master in Heaven”
More, Hannah.  The history of the two shoemakers. Philadelphia: Pr. by Jacob Meyer for Johnson & Warner, 1811. 24mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). 107, [1] pp.; illus.
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An Attractive American Set in Seven Volumes
More, Hannah.  The works of Hannah More. New York : Harper & Brothers, 1855. Small 12mo. 7 vols. I: Frontis., engr. t-p., ix., [3] ff., 416 pp. II: Engr. t-p., 428 pp. III: Engr. t-p., 442 pp. IV: Engr. t-p., 448 pp. V: Engr. t-p., 393 pp. VI: Engr. t-p., 440 pp. VII: Engr. t-p., 429 pp.
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Garrick, Cromwell, Addison, Locke, Raleigh, et al.
Mortimer, Thomas.  The British Plutarch, containing the lives of the most eminent statesmen, patriots,divines, warriors, philosophers, poets, and artists, of Great Britain and Ireland, from the accession of Henry VIII to the present time. London: Charles Dilly, 1791. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.2"). 8 vols. I: Frontis., xi, [3], 297, [3 (2 adv.)] pp. II: [4], 296 (i.e., 299), [1 (errata)] pp. III: [4], 321, 3 (adv.)] pp. IV: [4], 275, [1] pp. V: [4], 299, [1] pp. VI: [4], 339, [1] pp. VII: [4], 250 pp. VIII: [4], 291, [1] pp.
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Ancient DaysFORWARD
Moulin, Gabriel, du.   Histoire generale de Normandie. Contenant les choses memorables aduenuës depuis les premieres courses des Normands payens, tant en France qu'aux autres pays, de ceus qui s'emperent du pays de Neustrie sous Charles le Simple. Avec l'histoire de leurs ducs, leur genealogie, & leurs conquestes, tant en France, Italie, Angleterre, qu'en Orient, iusques a la reünion de la Normandie à la couronne de France. A Rouen: Iean Osmont, 1631. Folio. [6] ff., 56 pp., [1] f., 564, 52 pp., [22] ff.
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The END TIMES, According to Muggleton
Muggleton, Lodowick.  A true interpretation of the eleventh chapter of the Revelation of St. John, and other texts in that book; as also many other places of Scripture. London: Pr. for the author, 1662. 4to (18.9 cm, 7.4"). [16], 172, [2 (blank)] pp.
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Muhlenberg, Henry Melchior.  Erbauliche Lieder-Sammlung zum gottesdienstlichen Gebrauch in den Vereinigten Evangelisch-Lutherischen Gemeinen in Pennsylvanien und den benachbarten Staaten.... Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1803. (17 cm, 6.6"). Frontis., [12], 602, [8 (index)] pp. [bound with] Helmuth, Justus Henry Christian. Kurze Andachten einer Gottsuchenden Seele, auf alle Tage der Woche und andere Umstande eingerichtet. Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1803. 28 pp. [and] Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania and the Adjacent States. Anhang zu dem Gesangbuch der Vereinigten Evangelisch-Lutherischen Gemeinen in Nord-America. Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1803. 80 pp.
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Inscribed by the Founder of theU.S. Church School Movement
Mühlenberg, William Augustus.  I would not live alway, and other pieces in verse by the same author. New York: Robert Craighead, 1860 (© 1859). 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.4"). 66, [2] pp.
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True Beauty Lies Within
[Murray, Hannah, & Mary Murray].  The American toilet. New York City: Imbert's Lithographic Office, 1827. Square 12mo (11.7 cm, 4.625"). 20 ff.
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