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The Philosophy of Science & Logic, or,
How Does “Thinking” Work?
Mansel, Henry Longueville.  Prolegomena logica: An inquiry into the psychological character of logical processes. Boston: Gould & Lincoln; New York: Sheldon & Co., 1860. 12mo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). 291, [1], [20 (adv.)] pp.
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A Metamorphosis Metamorphosis
Marino, Giambattista.  L'Adone, poema del Cavalier Marino: con gli argomenti del Conte Fortuniano Sanvitale, e l'allegorie di Don Lorenzo Scoto. Amsterdam: No publisher/printer, 1680. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 2 vols. I: [18] ff., 660 pp. (i.e., 662). II: 658; 34 pp.
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Standard & Ground (or Wave?)-Breaking
Medina, Pedro de.  Arte del navigare. Venetia: Appresso Tomaso Baglioni, 1609. 4to (20.5 cm, 8"). A4 b4 2A8 B–Q8 R10; [7], [1 (blank)], 137, [1 (blank)] ff.; illus.
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Before There Were Crock-Pots
Mitchell, Margaret J.  The fireless cook book. A manual of the construction and use of appliances for cooking by retained heat. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1920. 8vo. xii, 315, [1] pp.; illus.
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Chicanery & Deception
Myers, Robin, & M. Harris.  Fakes and frauds: Varieties of deception in print and manuscript. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2006. 12mo. xi, [1], 144 pp.
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Newton, Isaac.  Observations upon the prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John. In two parts. Dublin: Pr. by S. Powell, for Goerge Risch, George Ewing, and William Smith, 1733. 8vo (20 cm; 7.75"). iv, [4], 320 pp.
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The Scientist as Scholar ofProphecy & Apocalypse
Sir Isaac & His (actually, not so) Mystical Side
Newton, Isaac.  Observations upon the prophecies of Daniel. London: James Nisbet, & T. Stevenson, Cambridge, 1831. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9"). [1] f., xii, 250 pp.
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The Science & Mechanics ofIron, ILLUSTRATED
Overman, Frederick.  The manufacture of iron, in all its various branches. Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird, 1850. 8vo (24 cm, 9.4"). 492, [4 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
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A Complete Education on the Science Side
Phillips, Richard.  A grammar of natural and experimental philosophy; including physics, dynamics, mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, acoustics, optics, astronomy, electricity, galvanism, magnetism, according to the latest discoveries. With one hundred engravings on wood. Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke & Sons, 1824. 16mo (15 cm; 6"). 214 pp., [1 (publisher's ads)] f.
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Compendium of Early Physiognomy, in Italian,
& with a Byzantine Forgery
Porta, Giovanni Battista [Giambattista] della; Antonius Polemo (attrib.); Giovanni Ingegneri.   La fisonomia dell'huomo, et la celeste ... libri sei. Venetia: Sebastian Combi & Gio. LaNoù, 1652. 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.55"). Add. engr. t.-p., [30], 598, [18], 190, [2], 134 pp.; illus.
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His “Christian History” (the Early Era)Corrected & Expanded
Priestley, Joseph.  A general history of the Christian church, to the fall of the Western Empire ...the second edition improved. Northumberland [PA]: Pr. for the author by Andrew Kennedy, 1803–04. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 488 pp. II: 552 (i.e., 554), [2] pp.
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The First Australian Star Catalogue Devoted to the
Heretofore Unknown Parts of the Heavens”

Rumker, Charles.  Preliminary catalogue of fixed stars intended for a prospectus of a catalogue of the stars of the Southern Hemisphere included within the Tropic of Capricorn now reducing from the observations made in the observatory at Paramatta. Hamburgh: Printed for Perthes & Besser, 1832. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 20, xxv pp.
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Rush, Benjamin.  William B. Reed, of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Expert in the art of exhumation of the dead. [London]: 1867. 8vo. 15, [1 (blank)] pp.

Sound Study Professional” Provenance
Rush, James.  The philosophy of the human voice: embracing its physiological history; together with a system of principles by which criticism in the art of elocution may be rendered intelligible, and instruction, definite and comprehensive. To which is addeda brief analysis of song and recitative. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1833. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5 “). [4 (ads)] ff., 432 pp.
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He Tried to Hold Back the SeaMetaphorically Speaking
Sergeant, John.  The method to science. London: Printed by W. Redmayne for the Author, and sold by Thomas Metcalf, 1696. 8vo (17.5 cm, 7"). [36] ff., 173, 222–52, 351–429, [1] pp. (i.e., [70], 429, [1] pp.).
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It Was a Fascinating Discovery Which Invited Prolonged Exploration”
Stein, Marc Aurel.  On ancient Central-Asian tracks: brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China. London: Macmillan & Co., 1933. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). xxiv, 342 pp.
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Facts, Figures, Who's Who, & What's Where
Unanúe, José Hipólito.  Guia política, eclesiástica y militar del Virreynato del Perú. Para el año de 1794. [Lima]: Impresa en la Imprenta Real de los Niños Huérfanos, [1794]. 8vo (15 cm, 5.875"). [8], xii, [2], 306 pp.; 6 fold. plts., [1] fold. map.
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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.
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Velázquez de León, Miguel.  La Ramirita nueva especie mineral. México: Oficina Tip. de la Secretaría de Fomento, 1885. 8vo. Frontis. port., 32 pp.

“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.
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From the Chinchilla to the New Holland Cereopsis . . .
Illustrated & Educational!
Zoological Society of London; Edward Turner Bennett, ed.  The gardens and menagerie of the Zoological Society delineated. Chiswick: Printed by Charles Whittingham for Charles Tilt, 1831. 8vo (22 cm, 8.625"). 2 vols. I: xii, 308 pp.; illus. II: viii, 328 pp.; illus.
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