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485 Stunning Views of England, Scotland, & Wales
EACH IMAGE Hand-Captioned
(A Classic Sort of Set).  Storer, James Sargant.  Antiquarian and topographical cabinet, containing a series of elegant views of the most interesting objects of curiosity in Great Britain. London: W. Clarke, J. Carpenter, & H.D. Symonds, 1807–11. 8vo. 10 vols. I: [approx. 112] pp.; 56 plts. II: pp.; 49 plts. III: [approx. 110] pp.; 55 plts. IV: [approx. 92] pp.; 46 plts. V: [approx. 86] pp.; 43 plts. VI: [approx. 106] pp.; 53 plts. VII: [approx. 98] pp.; 49 plts. VIII: [approx. 86] pp.; 43 plts. IX: [approx. 110] pp.; 55 plts. X: [approx. 72], [16 (index)] pp.; 36 plts. (15 plts. lacking of 500).
$2250.00
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Abbott'sIllustrated Biographies
Abbott, Jacob, & John S.C. Abbott. MAKERS OF HISTORY.  Akron, OH: The Superior Printing Co., [1914]. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). 20 vols. I: Frontis., [2], 256 pp.; 3 plts. II: Frontis., 229, [1] pp.; 3 plts. III: Frontis., 251, [1] pp.; 3 plts. IV: Frontis., 250 pp.; 2 plts. V: Frontis., 263, [1] pp.; 2 plts. VI: Frontis., 239, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map, 3 plts. VII: Frontis., 264 pp.; 2 plts. VIII: Frontis., 272 pp.; 2 plts. IX: Frontis., 257, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map, 3 plts. X: Frontis., 239, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XI: Frontis., 265, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XII: Frontis., 248 pp.; 3 plts. XIII: Frontis., 303, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XIV: Frontis., 285, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XV: Frontis., 287, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XVI: Frontis., 223, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XVII: Frontis., 233, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XVIII: Frontis., 327, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XIX: Frontis., 263, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XX: Frontis., 285, [1] pp.; 3 plts.
$225.00
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An Elegant Production!
Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres.  Choix des mémoires de l’Academie Royale des inscriptions et belles-lettres. Londres: T. Becket & P. Elmsly, 1777. 4to (27 cm, 10.6"). 3 vols. I: [2], iii, [1], lx, 656 pp. (pagination skips 17–32, text uninterrupted). II: [2], iii, [1], ccviii, 495, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [2], iii, lxviii, [1], 696 pp.; 1 fold. plt., 2 plts.
$1250.00

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Tales for the Ageless: ILLUSTRATED Fairy Tales,
Fables, Allegories, & Legends
Andersen, Hans Christian; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Charles Perrault; et al.   Aladdin and the wonderful lamp. Joseph and his brothers. The three bears. The ugly duckling. The sleeping beauty in the wood. The tale of Ali Baba and the forty thieves. Bluebeard. Hansel and Gretel. Jack and the beanstalk. The emperor's new clothes. Pandora's box. King Midas and the golden touch. Beauty and the beast. Dick Whittington and his cat. St. George and the dragon. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1949-1952. 8vo (31 cm, 12.1"). 15 vols. Illus.
$2500.00
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Jane Austen's WorksA Handsome, Limited Edition
Illustrated by the Brock Brothers     
Austen, Jane.  The novels and letters of Jane Austen. New York & Philadelphia: Frank S. Holby, 1906. 8vo. 12 (of 12) vols. I: Frontis., [6], vii–lix, [6], 255 pp.; 5 plts. II: Frontis., [8], 302 pp.; 6 plts. III: Frontis., [4], v–vii, 3–283 pp.; 5 plts. IV: Frontis., [8], [3]–299 pp.; 5 plts. V: Frontis., [4], v–vii, [5], 338 pp.; 5 plts. VI: Frontis., [8], 347 pp.; 5 plts. VII: Frontis., [6], vii–viii, [4]–339 pp.; 5 plts. VIII: Frontis., [8], 359 pp.; 5 plts. IX: Frontis., [4], v–viii, [4]–338 pp.; 5 plts. X: Frontis., [4], vii–viii, [4]–362 pp.; 5 plts. XI: [10], 3–392 pp.; 3 plts. XII: Frontis., [8], 3–393 pp.; 3 plts. (1 fold.).
$3575.00
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The Andrade Set inQuarter Red Morocco
Barcía, Andrés González de.  Ensayo cronologico, para la historia general de la Florida. Madrid: Imprenta de los Hijos de Doña Catalina Piñuela, 1829. 12mo. 2 vols. I: [2] ff., 508 pp., fold. table. II: [2] ff., 512 pp.
$1675.00
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[Barham, Richard Harris, a.k.a.] Ingoldsby, Thomas.  The Ingoldsby legends or mirth and marvels. London: Richard Bentley (pr. by Samuel Bentley), 1840–47. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). 3 vols. I: Engr. t.-p., v, [3], 338, [2] pp.; 6 plts. II: Engr. t.-p., vii, [3], 288 pp.; 7 plts. III: Engr. t.-p., vi, [2], 364 pp.; 6 plts.
$950.00
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Observant & Thoughtful
Barrow, William.  An essay on education; in which are particularly considered the merits and the defects of the discipline and instruction in our academies ... the second edition, corrected and enlarged. London: Pr. for F. & C. Rivington by Bye & Law, 1804. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). 2 vols. I: xxiv, 342, [2 (1 adv.)] pp. II: iv, 412 pp.
$500.00
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IRELAND PICTORIAL
Bartlett, William Henry, & Markinfield Addey.  Ireland pictorial descriptive and historical. New York: Patterson & Neilson, © 1881. Folio. 2 vols. I: Add. engr. t.-p., vii, [1], 232 pp.; 1 map, 58 plts. II: Add. engr. t.-p., v, [1], 232 pp.; 59 plts.
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Four Volumes:  Marshall's Judicial, Military, & Authorial Accomplishments
Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah.  The life of John Marshall. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1916–19. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., xxvi, [2], 506 pp.; 10 plts. II: Frontis. (tipped in), xviii, 620 pp.; 8 plts. III: Frontis., xxii, [2], 644, [2] pp.; 8 plts. IV: Frontis., xviii, [2], 668, [2] pp.; 8 plts.
$200.00
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Sole EditionExcellent Baptist Provenance
Bible.  O.T. Greek.Septuagint. 1725. Millius.  [four lines in Greek, romanized as] He palaia diatheke kata tus hebdomekonta. Vetus Testamentum ex versione septuaginta interpretum, secundum exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum, denuo recognitum. Amstelodami: Sumptibus Societatis, 1725. 8vo (16 cm, 6.3"). 2 vols. I: [140], 24, 720, 717–876, 889–903, [1] pp. II: [2], 320, 421–928 pp. (pagination erratic, text uninterrupted).
$800.00
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Luther's Interpretation, Pietist VersionTübingen Bible”Folio Extra
Bible.  German. 1729. Luther.  Biblia, das ist: die gantze heilige Schrift alten und neuen Testaments, nach der ubersetzung und mit den Vorreden und Randglossen D. Martin Luthers. Tübingen: Johann Georg und Christian Gottfried Cotta, 1729. Folio extra in 6's (41.9 cm, 16.5"). 2 vols. I: [12 (of 15)] ff., 1248 pp. (i.e., 1256); 5 fold-out plates. II: [4] ff., 582 pp. (i.e., 572); 80 pp., [38] ff. (Lacking added engr. t.-p. in each volume, frontis. port. of Pfaff and 2 prelim. ff. in vol. I).
$1200.00
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The Leipzig Polyglot
Bible.  Polyglot. 1747. Reineccius.  Biblia Sacra quadrilinguia Veteris [ac Novi] Testamenti Hebraici ... accurante M. Christiano Reineccio. Lipsiae: Sumtibus Haeredum Lanckisianorum, 1747–51. Folio (37.4 cm, 14.75"). 3 vols. I: [20], 1604 pp. II: [36], 607, [1] pp. III: Add. engr. t.-p., [22], 968 pp.
$8000.00
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A Treasury ofNotes & Commentary
Bible.  N.T. Greek. 1751.  [He Kaine Diatheke]. Novum testamentum graecum editionis receptae cum lectionibus variantibus codicum MSS., editionum aliarum, versionum et patrum. Amstelaedami: Ex officina Dommeriana, 1751–52. Folio (33 cm, 12.0"). 2 vols. I: [8], 966, [6] pp.; 1 plt. II: 920, [5], 28, X pp.
$1100.00
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It's the Notes that Are the Real Treat Here
Bible.  N.T. English. Wakefield. 1795.  A translation of the New Testament ... the second edition, with improvements. London: Pr. by A. Hamilton for George Kearsley, 1795. 2 vols. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). I: [4], viii, 410, [2] pp. II: [4], 472 pp.
$600.00
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The FIRST CATHOLIC BIBLE Printed in SCOTLAND
Bible.  English. Douai–Rheims–Challoner. 1796–1797.  The Holy Bible, translated from the Latin Vulgate: diligently compared with the Hebrew, Greek, and other editions in diverse languages, and first published by the English College at Douay, Anno 1609. Newly revised and corrected, according to the Clementin edition of the Scriptures, with annotations for clearing up the principal difficulties of Holy Writ. Edinburgh: Printed by John Moir, 1796–97. Small 12mo in 6s (18 cm; 7.25"). 5 vols. in 3. 507; 492; 484; 511; 532 pp.
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10 Volumes, 22 Inches of Shelf Well Filled, 729 Illustrations
Large Paper & EXTRA-Illustrated
Bible.   English. Authorized. 1802.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New. London: Pub. for John Reeves, Esq. one of the patentees of the office of King's printer. Sold by George and WIlliam Nicol, booksellers to His Majesty, Pall Mall, 1802. 4to (28 cm; 11"). 10 vols., illus.
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AT LEAST THREE “FIRSTS”First English Septuagint
First American-Translated English N.T.First Bible Printed by an American Woman
Bible.  English. 1808. Thomson.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Covenant, commonly called the Old and New Testament: Translated from the Greek. By Charles Thomson.  Philadelphia: Pr. by Jane Aitken, 1808. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 4 vols. I: [252] ff. II: [245] ff. III: [222] ff. IV: [240] ff.
$8500.00
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History of Malta & the Knights HospitallersWell Bound, Handsomely Illustrated
Boisgelin de Kerdu, Pierre Marie Louis de.  Ancient and modern Malta: Containing a full and accurate account of the present state of the islands of Malta and Goza, the history of the knights of St. John of Jerusalem, also a narrative of the events which attended the capture of these islands by the French, and their conquest by the English: and an appendix, containing authentic state-papers and other documents. London: Richard Phillips, 1805. 4to (27.5 cm, 10.75"). 2 vols. I: [6], xlviii, 326 pp.; 2 fold. plts., 3 fold. tables, 17 plts. (fold. map & 1 prelim. f. lacking).  II: [8], vi, xxxi, [1], 258, [2], 315, [9 (index)] pp.; 5 plts.
$1600.00
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A Jesuit Pioneer inIndia & Japan
Bouhours, Dominique.  La vie de Saint François Xavier, de la Compagnie de Jésus, apostre des Indes et du Japon. Nouvelle édition. Paris: Chez Guillot, 1787. 12mo (16 cm, 6.5"). 2 (of 2) vols. I: 24, 442, [2] pp. (lacks frontis.) II: [4], 418, [1] pp.
$900.00
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A Not-So-Brief History ofTime
Brady, John.  Clavis calendaria; or, a compendious analysis of the calendar: Illustrated with ecclesiastical, historical, and classical anecdotes ... second edition. London: Pr. for the author & sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, et al., 1812–13. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 2 vols. I: xxxvi, 387, [1] pp.; 1 plt. II: [2], 395, [1] pp.
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His Story ofthe Reformation
Brandt, Gerard.  Historie der Reformatie, en andre kerkelyke geschiedenissen, in en ontrent de Nederlanden. Amsterdam: Jan Rieuwertsz, Hendrik [&] Dirk Boom; Rotterdam: Barent Bos, 1671–1704. 4to (22.6 cm, 8.9"). 4 vols. I: Engraved t.-p., [15] ff., 847, [1] p.; 56, [56] pp.; 9 plts. II: [14] ff., 996, [48] pp.; 8 plts. III: [4] ff., 976 (i.e., 990), [46] pp. (lacking final blank); 5 plts. IV: [1] f., 1116, [32] pp.; 4 plts.
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A Classic of English Antiquarianism, Illustration, & Book-Making 
Brayley, Edward Wedlake.  The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster: Including notices and biographical memoirs of the abbots and deans of that foundation. London: J.P. Neale for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, 1818–23. Folio (37.9 cm, 14.9"). 2 vols. I: [18], 227, [19], 72, [10] pp.; 13 plts. II: [2], 304, [40] pp.; 49 plts.
$3000.00
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Works of theBrontë Sisters
Brontë, Anne; Charlotte; & Emily.  The Shakespeare Head Brontë. Oxford: Basil Blackwell & Houghton Mifflin Co. (pr. at the Shakespeare Head Press), 1931. 11 vols. 8vo (24 cm, 9.45"). I [Charlotte]: Frontis., x, [2], 312 pp.; 2 plts. II: Frontis., [6], 284 pp.; 2 plts. III: Frontis., [8], 351 pp.; 2 plts. IV: Frontis., [6], 362 pp.; 2 plts. V: Frontis., [8], 319, [1] pp.; 2 plts. VI: Frontis., [6], 313, [1] pp.; 2 plts. VII: Frontis., [10], 283, [1] pp.; 1 plt. I [Anne]: Frontis., [8], 220 pp.; 2 plts. II: Frontis., xi, [1], 282 pp.; 2 plts. III: Frontis., [6], 278 pp.; 1 plt. I [Emily]: Frontis., xii, 385, [1], 9, [1] pp.; 1 plt.
$1500.00
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The First Triple Decker” Published in America
Read to Death” & SCARCE
Brown, Charles Brockden.  Edgar Huntly, or, Memoirs of a sleep-walker. Philadelphia: Printed by H. Maxwell, for Conrad & Co., 1801. 12mo. 3 vols. I: 4, [1], 4-250 pp. II: 250 (of 252) pp. III: 195, [1], 48 p. (without the ads at end of vol. III).
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The State of19th-Century Metaphysics
Brown, Thomas.  Lectures on the philosophy of the human mind. Andover: Mark Newman (pr. by Flagg & Gould), 1822. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.8"). 3 vols. I: 536 pp. II: 528 pp. III: 574, [2] pp.
$600.00
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A Fine Set
Browning, Robert.  Poetical Works. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1906. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). 6 vols. in three. I: Frontis., [ii], xxx, [2], 26, 436 pp. II: xviii [i.e., 16], 426 pp. III: Frontis., [ii], x, 496 pp. IV: xvi [i.e. 14], 472 pp. V: Frontis., [ii], xii, 416 pp. VI: xvi [i.e. 14], 492 pp.
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Aristotle Said MELANCHOLY MEN of All Others Are MOST WITTY
Burton, Robert.  The anatomy of melancholy. New York: George H. Doran Co., copyright 1927. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 487, [1] pp., [1] f., 1 plt. II: Frontis., [2] ff., pp. 491–1033, [1] p., [1] f.
$100.00
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Managing the Empire
Carleval, Tomás.  Disputationum juris variarum ad interpretationum regiarum legum regni Castellae, et illis similium, tam ex jure neapolitano, quam ex utroque communi civili & canonico. Valentiae: ex typographia Benedicti Monfort, 1768. Folio (30.5 cm; 11.75"). 2 vols. I: [7] ff., 590 pp. II: [4] ff., 416, lxxxvi pp.
$735.00
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The Year inFour Vols. & Beautiful Bindings
Catholic Church.  Liturgy & ritual. Breviaries.  Breviarium romanum ex decreto sacrosancti Concilii tridentini restitutum S. Pii V. pontificis maximi iussu editum, Clementis VIII. ac Urbani VIII. auctoritate recognitum, cum officiis sanctorum novissimis usque ad SS. D.N. Pium VI, pro recitantium commoditate diligenter dispositis. [Romae]: A. Galler , 1781. 8vo (18 cm, 7.1"). 4 vols. I: [20], 632, cclxxxviii, 19, [1] pp.; illus. II: [18], 646, ccliv, 21, [1] pp.; 1 plt. III: [54], 566, cclxxvi, 26 pp.; 1 plt. IV: [20], 608, cclxx, 15, [1] pp.; illus.
$2750.00
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Extensive, Illustrated, & Pretty Close to What It Claimed to Be:
  A “Universal Reference in All Departments” of Knowledge . . .
Century dictionary and cyclopedia: a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world. New York: Century Co., © 1905, 1910.  Very large 4to (30.5 cm, 12").
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An AMERICAN EditionComplete, Attractive & a Long LOVELY Shelf
Chalmers, Alexander.  The British essayists: With prefaces, historical and biographical, by A Chalmers. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1856–57. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 38 vols. (1, 2, 5, 6, 13, 14, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, & 32 with frontis.)
$2200.00
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PERSIA in10 Volumes & 79 Plates
Chardin, John.  Voyages de Mr. le chevalier Chardin, en Perse, et autres lieux de l'Orient. Paris: André Cailleau, 1723. 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 10 vols. I: Frontis., [10], 254 pp.; 1 fold. map. II: 334 pp.; 4 fold. plts., 5 plts. III: 285, [1 (blank)] pp.; 4 fold. plts., 3 plts. IV: 280 pp.; 2 fold. plts., 3 plts. V: 312 pp.; 4 fold. tables, 5 plts. VI: 328 pp.; 4 plts. VII: [10], 15–448 [i.e., 446] pp. VIII: 255, [1 (blank)] pp.; 10 fold. plts., 6 plts. IX: 308 pp.; 1 double-spread fold. plt., 8 fold. plts., 19 plts. X: [22], 3–220, [82 (index)] pp.
$4000.00
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Pickering & Whittingham'sSEVEN BCPs
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer.  [Seven editions of the Book of Common Prayer, 1549–1844 ]. London: William Pickering (pr. by Whittingham), 1844. Folio (35.8 cm, 14"). 7 vols. I: [264] ff. II: [314] ff. III: [134] ff. IV: [130] ff. V: [142] ff. VI: [140] ff. VII: [154] ff.
$6500.00
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Ciarlinius, Joannes Baptista (a.k.a., Giambattista Ciarlini).   D. Ioan. Bapt. Ciarlinii ... Controversiarum forensium judiciorum tripartitae. Lugduni [i.e., Lyons]: sumpt. Laur. Arnaud & Petri Borde, 1671. Folio extra (37 cm; 14.5"). 2 vols. I: [4] ff., 432 pp., [30] ff. II: [4] ff., 430 pp., [28] ff., 128 pp., [10] ff.
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Clarendon's RebellionThree Folio Vols. from Oxford “at the Theater”
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of.  The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. With the precedent passages, and actions, that contributed therunto, and the happy end, and conclusion thereof by the King's blessed restoration, and return upon the 29th of May, in the year 1660. Oxford: Pr. at the Theater (by Ro. Mander & Guil. Delaune), 1702–04. Folio (39.7 cm, 15.75). 3 vols. I: Frontis., [4], xxiii, [1], 557, [1] pp. II: Frontis., [14], 581, [1] pp. III: Frontis., [22], 603, [23] pp. (half-titles lacking).
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Capturing an AgeOne Biography at a Time
[Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
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Crabbe, George.  Tales of the hall. Boston: Wells & Lilly, 1819. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). 2 vols. I: xxi, [1], 250 pp. II: ix, [1], 267, [1] pp.
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An “Oriental” EmbassyIllustrated
Crawfurd, John.  Journal of an embassy from the governor-general of India to the courts of Siam and Cochin China; exhibiting a view of the actual state of those kingdoms ... second edition. London: Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley, 1830. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 2 vols. I: Fold. frontis., vii, [1], 475, [1] pp.; 3 fold. plts., 8 plts., illus. II: [2], v, [1], 459, [1] pp.; 4 fold. plts., 7 plts., 1 fold. chart.
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Cruz, Ramón de la.  Sainetes de D. Ramón de la Cruz. Barcelona: Biblioteca “Arte y Letras” E. Domenech y Ca., 1882. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8"). 2 vols. I: [4], xliii, [1], 338, [2] pp.; 16 plts. (some incl. in pagination). II: [4], 343, [5] pp.; 5 plts.
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