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He Was a Member ofSor JUANA's Circle
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de.  Parayso occidental plantado y cultivado por la liberal benefica mano de los muy catholicos y poderosos reyes de España, nuestros señores, en su magnifico Real Convento de Jesus Maria de Mexico. Mexico: Juan Ribera, 1684. Small 4to. [12], 206 ff., coat of arms.
$15,000.00
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East Anglian Historical Fiction, IllustratedWoman Author,
Woman Illustrator, Womanly Provenance
Sizer, Kate Thompson.  The wooing of Osyth: A story of the eastern counties in Saxon times. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., no date [ca. 1893]. Small square 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., xvi, [15]–255, [1] pp.; illus.
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RADICAL Reformation DocumentsSOCINIANISM
Socinus, Faustus.  Opera omnia in duos tomos distincta. Irenopoli [Amsterdam]: no publisher/printer [Frans Kuyper & Daniel Bakkamude], 1656 [i.e., 1668]. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.375"). 2 vols. I: [14] ff., 814 pp. (i.e., 848), incl. [16] ff. sectional titles. II: [2] ff., 812 pp. (i.e., 840), incl. [10] ff. sectional titles), [5] ff.
$3000.00
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A Pastoral Letter toNUNS ONLY
Soledad, Antonio de la.  Carta pastoral que el general de carmelitas descalzos dirige a sus religiosas. Valencia: Impr. de D. Francisco Brusola, 1815. 8vo (21.2 cm; 8.375"). 40 pp.
$250.00
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“A Glorious Period of the Past”
Sor, Charlotte de.  Napoleon and his times. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1838. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 2 vols. I: viii, [13]–253, [1 (blank)] pp. II: viii, [13]–230 pp.
$200.00
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Bound forPresentation by Queen Isabella
Spain.  Ministerio de Hacienda. Presupuestos generales de gastos é ingresos para el año de 1850, segun la ley sancionada en 20 de Febrero del mismo año. Madrid: La Viuda de Burgos, 1850 [i.e., 1849]. 8vo signed in 4s (22.1 cm, 8.65"). 761, [1 (blank)] pp.
$2750.00

A Bespoke Cedulario forUse in New Spain & Guatemala
(Spanish Royal Decrees).  An assemblage of 43 manuscript and printed royal and viceroyal decrees and some 25 related documents. Barcelona, Madrid, Valldolid (Spain), Aranjuez, Mexico City, & elsewhere: 1701–79. Small 4to, folio, & larger. Approximately 135 ff.
$8275.00
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Silesian Historical Anthology
Stenzel, Gustav Adolf Harald.  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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Printed by W. Thomas Taylor / Signed by Stern
Stern, Madeleine B.  Nicholas Gouin Dufief of Philadelphia: Franco-American bookseller, 1776-1834. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1988. 8vo. (22 cm; 8.75"). 81 pp., illus., portrait, facsimiles.
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After the (Premature?) Capture of MontereyA Personal & Significant
LETTER TO A WORRIED WIFE
Steuart, William.  Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Commodore [Thomas ap Catesby] Jones. George Town [Maryland, later incorporated into Washington, D.C.]: 1843. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). [2] ff.
$2750.00
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So INTERESTING, What HeChose Here!
Strodtmann, Adolf (trans.).  Amerikanische Anthologie.  Erster Theil: Dichtungen. Zweiter Theil: Novellen. Leipzig: Bibliogaphisches Institut, [1875]. 12mo. 2 vols. in 1. I: 236 pp. II: 297 pp.
$50.00
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Wharton as Translator
Sudermann, Hermann; Edith Wharton, trans. The joy of living (Es Lebe das Leben) a play in five acts. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1902. 8vo (19 cm, 7.7"). vii, [1], 185, [1 (blank)] pp.
$150.00

An Underground Pamphlet Satirizing the World ofUnderground Pamphlets,
Their “Poets,” & Their Vendors
(Surreptitious Printing).  The dovvnefall of temporizing poets, unlicenst printers, upstart booksellers, trotting mercuries, and bawling hawkers. [London]: Printed merrily, and may be read unhappily, betwixt Hawke and Bussard [but really, J. Barker, printer, Great Russell street, Covent Garden., for J. Sturt], 1641 [i.e., ca. 1815]. Small 4to (20 cm; 7.75") bound in a tall 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). [1] f., 5, [1 (blank)] pp.
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Social Satire at Brighton: Illustrated by Leech
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Plain or ringlets?  London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). x, [4], 398 pp.; 12 col. plts., 8 plts.
$125.00
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The Adventure Starts atHarvard
  . . . Then Boards a Train & Heads West
Thanet, Octave [pseud. of Alice French].  The lion's share. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., © 1907. 8vo. [8], 376 pp.; 6 plts.
$65.00
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Humor, Pathos, Redemption & Local MID-WEST Color
Thanet, Octave (i.e., Alice French).  The missionary sheriff; being incidents in the life of a plain man who tried to do his duty. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1897. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). [3] ff., 248 pp., frontis., 14 plates.
$45.00
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There are Perhaps Few Things More Melancholy than the Great Pine-Forests of the South”
Tiernan, Frances Christine (Fisher).  Miss Churchill, a study. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1887. 12mo (18.4 cm; 7.25"). 294, [6 (advts.)] pp.
$100.00
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What FUN It Would Have Been to Be
HANDED ONE OF THESE!!!
[Townley, James, of Ramsgate]; & Samuel Bishop, Mary Bishop, & Mary Palmer Bishop.   A collection of 15 broadsides and pamphlets. London: 1794–1807. Various sizes, mostly folio.
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