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Rank Confusion” Get the Joke?!
[Nares, Edward].  Heraldic anomalies; or, rank confusion in our orders of precedence, With disquisitions, moral, philosophical, and historical, on all the existing orders of society. By It Matters Not Who. London: G. and W.B. Whittaker (pr. by R. Gilbert), 1823. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). 2 vols. I: xxii, [2], 334, [2 (1 blank)] pp. II: [4], 372 pp.
$250.00
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A Classic Dictionary
Nebrija, Elio Antonio de.  Dictionarium emendatum, auctum, locuplectatum.... Matriti [i.e., Madrid]: apud Josephum de Urrutia, MDCCLXL [i.e., 1790]. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.25"). I: [3] ff., 851, [1 (blank)] pp. II: 672 pp.
$725.00
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A High Spot of Science One of the Most Useful EditionsA HANDSOME Set
Newton, Isaac.  Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica. Glasguae: Andreae et Joannis M. Duncan, 1822. 8vo (24.2 cm, 9.5"). 4 vols. in 2. I: [4], [vii]–xxx, [2], 431, [1] pp. II: [6], 320 pp. III: [4], xxxvi, 344 pp. IV: [2], vi, 202, [2] pp.
$2400.00
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With Discussion of Unicorns . . . A Grand, Beautiful,REPRESENTATIVE Set
Origen.  Origenis Opera omnia quae graece vel latine tantum exstant et ejus nomine circumferuntur. Parisiis: Jacobi Vincent; & Joannem Debure, 1733–59. Folio extra (41 cm; 16" ). 4 vols. I: [4] ff., xvii, [1], 979, [1] pp. II: [2] ff., xxviii, 934 pp., [1] f. III: [1] f., viii, 1039, [1] pp. IV: [2] ff., x, 766, 402 pp.
$2750.00
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Paley's Works & His Life inFive Neat Volumes
Paley, William.  Works of William Paley. In five volumes, with a memoir of his life, by G.W. Meadley. Boston: Joshua Belcher, 1810. 8vo. 5 vols. I: Frontis., 371, [1] pp. II: [2], 424 pp. III: 523, [1] pp. IV: 453, [1] pp. V: 509, [1], [68 (index)] pp.
$250.00
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The Provincial Letters
Pascal, Blaise.  Les provinciales, ou lettres ecrites par Louis de Montalte a un provincial de ses amis, et aux R.R. P.P. Jesuites sur la morale & la politique de ces Peres ... Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigée & augmentée. Amsterdam: Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1734; Cologne: Pierre de la Vallée, 1739. 12mo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., [14], 404 pp. II: Frontis., [10], 378 pp. III: Frontis., [10], 372 pp. IV: [8], 539, [13] pp.
$900.00
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Corrected” & AnnotatedPEPYS
Pepys, Samuel.  Diary and correspondence...the diary deciphered by the Rev. J. Smith, A.M. from the original shorthand MS. in the Pepysian Library. With a life and notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke. First American from the fifth London edition.... Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1855. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). I: Frontis., xxxvi, 427, [1 (blank)] pp.; II: Frontis., [1] f., 484 pp.; III: [1] f., 481, [1 (blank)] pp.; IV: [2] ff., 470 pp.
$575.00
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WORLD MYTHOLOGY8 Vols. & Thousands of Entries
Pozzoli, Giovanni; Felice Romani; Antonio Peracchi, et al.  Dizionario storico-mitologico di tutti i popoli del mondo. Livorno: Stamperia Vignozzi, 1824–28. 8 vols. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). I: 580 pp. II: 581–1163, [1] pp. (pp. 1057–64 repeated in place of pp. 1065–72). III: [1165]–1708 pp. (pagination 1551–52 repeated, 1687–88 skipped). IV: [1709]–2342 pp. V: 2351–3086 pp. (pagination skips 2519–26). VI: 3087–3855 pp. (pagination skips 3407–08). VII: 576 pp. VIII: 577–1074 pp.
$2500.00
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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.
$975.00
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His “Christian History” (the Later Era) First Edition
Priestley, Joseph.  A general history of the Christian church, from the fall of the Western Empire to the present time.... Northumberland [PA]: Pr. for the author by Andrew Kennedy, 1802–03. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 4 vols. I: xxxvi, 475, [1 (blank)] pp. II: vii, [1], 539, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [6], 488 pp. IV: x, [3], xii–xiii, [1], 480 pp.
$1100.00
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THACKERAY Admired These Most Charmingly Humorous
of English Lyrical Poems”

   Some Fellow-ADMIRER Had
THIS Set Bound
Prior, Matthew.  The poetical works...: Now first collected, with explanatory notes, and memoirs of the author, in two volumes. London: Pr. for W. Strahan, T. Payne, J. Rivington, et al., 1779. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). I: xvi, xxviii, 420 pp.; 1 plt. II: [2] ff., xvi, 287, [1 (errata)] pp.
$200.00
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Early Christian PoetBodoni Printing
Prudentius Clemens, Aurelius.  Aurelii prudentii Clementis V.C. Opera omnia nunc primum cum codd. Vaticanis collata praefatione, variantibus lectionibus, notis, ac rerum verborumque indice locupletissimo aucta et illustrata. Parmae: Ex Regio typographeo, 1788. 4to (31.5 cm, 12.5"). 2 vols. I: [12], 71, [1], 302, [2], [303]–61, [3] pp. II: [4], 215, [1], 219–84, [2] pp. (text complete despite pagination).
$1150.00
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An Italian'sEMBLEMS in French with Engravings by a Dutchman
Ripa, Cesare.  Iconologie, ou La science des emblemes, devises &c. Qui apprend à les expliquer, dessiner et inventer. Ouvrage tres utile aux orateurs, poëtes, peintres, sculpteurs, graveurs, & generalement à toutes sortes de curieux des beaux arts et des sciences. A Amsterdam: Chez Adrian Braakman, 1698. Small 8vo. 2 vols. I: Engr. title-page, [8] ff., 264 pp., 29 plates. II: Engr. title-page, [1] f., pp. 265–550; 51 plates, [6 (ads)] ff.
$950.00
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A Veteran's Perspective, withMAPS
Ripley, Roswell Sabine.  The war with Mexico. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. 8vo (24.2 cm, 9.5"). 2 vols. I: [2], [xiii]–524 pp.; 4 plts. II: 650, 14 (adv.) pp.; 10 plts.
$300.00
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Classic Collection / Uncommon Illustrated Variant
[Roach, John, ed.].  The beauties of the poets of Great Britain, carefully selected from the works of the best authors. Embellished with engravings on wood. London: Sherwin & Co., 1821–22. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). 2 vols. I: [4], ii, 360 pp.; 9 plts. II: [2], iii, [1], 360 pp.; 9 plts.
$250.00
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A History of the Spanish Colonies from aScottish Perspective
Robertson, William.  The history of America. London: printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell, in the Strand; and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1783. 8vo (21.8 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xlvii, [1], 336 pp.; [2] folded maps. II: [4], 474 pp.; [1] plt., [2] folded maps. III: [4], 432, [40] pp.
$275.00
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French Translation of the NT withExegesis of Text
 & of PICTURES
Rohault de Fleury, Charles.  L'évangile études iconographiques et archéologiques. Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1874. Folio (33 cm, 13"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [8], vii, [1], 287 pp.; 53 plts. II: Frontis., [4], 320 pp.; 46 plts.
$350.00
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For Workmen & Laborers” & Including Ruskin'sAttack on Whistler
Ruskin, John.  Fors clavigera. Letters to the workmen and labourers of Great Britain. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). 4 vols. I: 430 pp. II: 459, [1] pp. III: 425, [1] pp. IV: 412 pp.
$100.00
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My dearest John,” My dear Girl,” My dearest Boy,” My dear Father” . . .
Ruskin, John James; Van Akin Burd, ed.  The Ruskin family letters. Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, © 1973. 8vo. 2 vols. I: Frontis., lviii, 417, [1] pp. II: Frontis., [418]–792, [2] pp.
$45.00
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Artillery Illustrated
Saint-Remy, Pierre Surirey de.  Memoires d'artillerie, où il est traité des mortiers, petards, arquebuses à croc, mousquets, fusils, & c. ... Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, 1702. 4to (23 cm, 9"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [18], 348 pp.; 106 (of 114) plts. II: [6], 386, [2] pp.; 64 (of 70) plts.
$1875.00
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An Edition withBarton’s Additions
Saint-Pierre, Jacques Henri Bernardin de. Studies of nature...translated by Henry Hunter. Philadelphia: Abraham Small, 1808. 3 vols. I: Frontis., [4], xliii, [1 (blank)], 417, [3] pp.; 1 fold. map. II: [2], vii, [1 (blank)], 504 pp.; 3 fold. plts. III: [4], 493, [3 (2 blank)] pp.
$400.00
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Historyof theCouncil of Trent in GERMAN
Sarpi, Paulo.  Historie des tridentinischen concilii mit des D. Courayer Anmerkungen. Halle: in der Gebauer und Stettinschen Buchhandlung, 1761–64. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). 4 vols. only of 6, in 2. I: [107] ff., 440, [32] pp.; [2] ff., 684, [32] pp. II: [24] ff., 566, [18] pp.; [1] f., 598, [24] pp.
$300.00
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History of the Church Emphasis on BOOKS!
Schelhorn, Johann Georg.  Ergötzlichkeiten aus der kirchenhistorie und literatur. Ulm und Leipzig: Rosten der Bartholomäischen Handlung, 1762. 8vo (17.6 cm; 7"). I: [10], 185, [6], 188–374, [5], 380–566, [3], 572–746, [17] pp. II: [6], 188, [5], 194–380, [5], 386–567, [6], 578 –764, [14] pp. III: [7], 766–952, [5], 954–1139, [6], 1142–2128, [5], 2130–2282, [16] pp.
$375.00
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Scott on theBest” English Novels & Romances
Scott, Walter.  Lives of the novelists. Boston: Cummings, Billiard & Co., 1826. 12mo (17.7 cm, 7"). 2 vols. I: [6], 240 pp. II: [4], 227, [1] pp.
$300.00
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The Catholic Church & Its Dissenters
Shoberl, Frederic.  Persecutions of popery: historical narratives of the most remarkable persecutions occasioned by the intolerance of the Church of Rome. London: Richard Bentley, 1844. 8vo. 2 vols. I: [1] f., xvi, 349 pp. II: [3] ff., 393 pp.
$225.00
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Silesian Historical Anthology
Stenzel, Gustav Adolf Haral.  Scriptores rerum Silesiacarum oder Sammlung schlesischer Geschichtschreiber, namens der schlesischen gesellschaft für vaterländische cultur. Breslau: Josef Max & Komp., 1835–47. 4to (25.7 cm, 9.9"). 3 vols. I: xx, (iii)–xvi, 538 pp. II: xv, [1], 505, [1] pp. III: xii, 435, [1] pp.
$1000.00
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Anglican Moral Theology from“the Shakespeare of Divines”
Taylor, Jeremy.  Ductor dubitantium, or the rule of conscience in all her generall measures; serving as a great instrument for the determination of cases of conscience. London: Pr. by James Flesher for Richard Royston, 1660. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). 2 vols. I: Add. engr. t.-p., [6], xl, 559, [1] pp.; 1 plt. II: [2], 558, [2] pp.
$1500.00
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Printed in London — (Re-)Bound inTrenton
Toone, William.  The chronological historian; or a record of public events, historical, political, biographical, literary, domestic, and miscellaneous; principally illustrative of the ecclesiastical, civil, naval, and military history of Great Britain and its dependencies, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the present time... Second edition. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1828. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.55"). 2 vols. I: [1] f., ii, 664 pp. II: [1] f., 747, [1] pp.
$250.00
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History of the HospitallersFirst English Edition
Vertot, René Aubert, abbé de.  The history of the Knights of Malta. London: Pr. for G. Strahan, F. Gyles, Woodman & Lyon, et al., 1728. Tall folio (34.3 cm, 13.5"). 2 vols. I: [8], 487, [1], 180 pp.; 1 fold. map, 2 maps, 49 plts. II: [2], 220, 143, [1], 196, [24 (index)], 3, [1 (adv.)] pp.; 22 plts., 1 fold. map, 1 double-p. map.
$4600.00
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Italian Travels Englished, 1825
Villemarest, Charles Maxime Catherinet de. The hermit in Italy, or observations on the manners and customs of Italy .... London: Geo. B. Whittaker, 1825. 12mo (19.9 cm, 7.9"). 3 vols. I: vii, [1], 267, [1 (blank)] pp. II: [4], 281, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [4], 295, [1 (blank)] pp.
$450.00
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Radical Reformation Compilation
Von Wolzogen, Johann Ludwig.  Opera omnia, exegetica, didactica, et polemica ... Cum indicibus necessariis. Irenopoli [Amsterdam]: no publisher/printer [Frans Kuyper, & Daniel Bakkamude], 1656 [i.e., 1668]. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). 2 vols. I: [3] ff., 1038 pp. [i.e., 1044] (lacking one sectional title-page). II: 356 [i.e., 360], [4] pp.; 132 [i.e., 134] pp., [4] ff. (lacking title-page, engr. portrait, & six sectional title-pages).
$3000.00
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White of Savannah OPINES as to England
White, Joshua E.  Letters on England: Comprising descriptive scenes; with remarks on the state of society, domestic economy, habits of the people, and condition of the manufacturing classes generally.... Philadelphia: M. Carey (pr. by William Fry), 1816. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.4"). 2 vols. I: xv, [1], 358 pp. II: xi, [1], 324 pp.
$400.00
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Correspondence in the Dutch Golden Age.  New York Reverts to English Control
Witt, Johan de.  Brieven, geschreven ende gewisselt tusschen den Heer Johan de Witt, raedt-pensionaris en Groot-Segelbewaerder Van Hollandt en West-Vrieslandt; ende de gevolmaghtigden van den staedt der Vereenighde Nederlanden, so in Vranckryck, Engelandt, Sweden, Denemarcken, Poolen, enz. Beginnende met den jaere 1652. tot het jaer 1669. incluys. Gravenhage: Hendrick Scheurleer, 1723–25. 4to (26 cm, 10.25"). 6 vols. I: xxvi, 1 plt., 694 pp. II: [2], 654 pp., [24] ff. III: Engr. frontis., [2], xl, 880 pp. IV: [2], 926, [2] pp. V: [2], xxvii, [1], 568 pp. VI: [2], 614 pp.
$1250.00
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Decisions Best Keptfrom Public View
Witt, Johan de.  Secret Resolutien van de edele groot mog. heeren Staten van Holland en Westvriesland genomen zedert den aanvang der bedieninge van den Heer Johan de Witt als Raadpensionaris van den zelven Lande en door denseljden Heer onderscheiden Hyck van de Resolutien van Consideratie, die op zich zelfs een bysonder Werk uitmaken, by een vergadert : Beginnende met den Jaere 1653 en eindigende met dem Jaere 1668. Utrecht: by Willem vande Water, 1717. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 2 vols. I: [4] ff., 622 (i.e., 620) pp., [6] ff. II: [1] f., 687, [1 (blank)] pp., [4] ff.
$550.00
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Wood’s Bible Dictionary
Wood, James. A dictionary of the Holy Bible.... New-York: D. Hitt & T. Ware, 1813. 8vo (22 cm, 8.625"). 2 vols. I: 600 pp. II: 616 pp.
$200.00
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Opera Juridica:  Roman & Spanish Legal Analysis
Yañez Parladorio, Juan.  Rerum quotidianarum libru duo ... Editio ultima caeteris longe elegantior, & emendatior. [and] Quotidianarum differentiarum sesqui-centuria. Amstelaedami: Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1688. 4to (20.2 cm, 8"). 2 vols. Vol. I: [26], 492 (i.e., 498), [54 (index)] pp. Vol. II: [2], 507, [45 (index)] pp.
$600.00
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