TWENTY for (THIS) TUESDAY (XXX)
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Distinct & Deliberate Quests of Truth”First Edition, Variant Printing
(The Art of LOGICK).  Coke, Zachary [possible pseud. of Henry Ainsworth].  The art of logick; or the entire body of logick in English. Unfolding to the meanest capacity the way to dispute well, and to refute all fallacies whatsoever. London: Pr. by Robert White for George Calvert, 1654 [i.e., 1653]. 8vo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). [24], 222 pp.
$600.00
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The Dangers of BishopsThe Distractions of Literature?
Antiepiscopalian, An.  A letter, concerning an American bishop, &c. to Dr. Bradbury Chandler, ruler of St. John's Church, in Elizabeth-Town. In answer to the appendix of his appeal to the public, &c. [Philadelphia: William and Thomas Bradford?], 1768. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). 19, [1 (blank)] pp. (17/18 lacking).
$500.00
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Beating the Black Death
Chenot, Ádám.  Tractatus de peste. Vindobonae: Jo. Thom. Nob. de Trattnern, 1766. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). [24], 246, [2] pp.
$650.00
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IGNORANCE is the Foundation of ATHEISM, &
FREETHINKING the Cure of It”
Collins, Anthony.  A discourse of free-thinking, occasion'd by the rise and growth of a sect call'd Free-thinkers. London: 1713. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.625"). 178 pp., [1 (blank)] f. (lacking preliminary material).
$750.00
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DEFENDING theImmortality of the Soul
      & also the Necessity of a Revealed Religion
(A Response)! Anonymous.  Free thoughts upon the discourse of free-thinking. London: John Pemberton, 1713. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). [4], 68 pp.
$400.00
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The Free WILL Debate: Anti-Libertarian, Pro-Necessitarian
Crombie, Alexander.  An essay on philosophical necessity. London: J. Johnson, 1793. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [4], viii, 508 pp.
$1500.00
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Biblical Law,  DEBATED
Dupin, André Marie Jean Jacques.  The trial of Jesus before Caiaphas and Pilate. Being a refutation of Mr. Salvador's chapter entitled “The Trial and Condemnation of Jesus.” Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1839. 16mo (18 cm, 7.1"). viii, 88, [2 (blank)] pp.
$100.00
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We Are Now Got through thisHeap of Scandal
(ENGLISH POLITICS, RELIGION, & questions of FAIRNESS)? A letter to the author of the Memorial of the State of England, answer’d paragraph by paragraph. London, 1706. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). 44 pp.
$400.00
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BETWIXTthe Devil & a DoctorOxford Controversy
Evans, Abel.  The apparition. A poem. Or, a dialogue betwixt the devil and a doctor, concerning the rights of the Christian church. The second edition. [Oxford?], 1710. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). A–C4; 23, [1 (blank)] pp.
$295.00
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Some Bishops Found Themselves Together in Paris . . .
Grégoire, Henri.  Compte rendu par le citoyen Grégoire, au concile national, des travaux des évêques réunis à Paris, imprimé par ordre du Concile National. [Paris: L'Imprimerie-Librairie Chrétienne, 1797]. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 84 pp. (lacking half-title).
$150.00
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Hitherto Entirely Unknown to Bibliographers”?
A Source for Shakespeare?!
Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard, ed.   The debate and stryfe betwene Somer and Wynter;  a poetical dialogue, from the unique copy printed by Laurence Andrew early in the sixteenth century. London: Printed for the editor [colophon: by Whittingham & Wilkins, at the Chiswick Press], 1860. 24mo (14.7 cm, 5.75"). 19, [1] pp.
$225.00
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Establishment, YES!
Ibbetson, James.   A plea for the subscription of the clergy to the thirty-nine Articles of Religion. London: B. White, James Fletcher, and J. Fletcher & Co., 1767. 8vo (21 cm, 8.3"). [4], 48 pp.
$575.00
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Whose Baptisms Count?Widow Printer
Launoy, Jean de.  Remarques sur la dissertation, ou l'on montre en quel temps, & pour quelles raisons l'Eglise universelle consentit à recevoir le baptesme des heretiques; & par où l'on découvre ce qui a donné occasion aux auteurs, qui ont traité de cette matiere, de s'estre égarez dans la recherche qu'ils ont faite du Concile plenier, qui termina suivant S. Augustin cette contestation. Paris: L'imprimerie de la Veuve Edme Martin, 1671. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.4"). [2], 77, [1] pp.
$500.00
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One Side (Entire) of anEnlightenment Debate
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim.  Anti-Goeze ... D.i. Nothgedrungener beytraege zu den Freywilligen beytraegen des hrn. past. Goeze. Braunschweig: [Waisenhausbuchhandlung], 1778. Small 8vo (17.5 cm; 7"). 11 numbers in one volume, each 16 pp.
$2200.00


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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.
$275.00
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A Famous, FAMOUS Debate
Owen, Robert, & Alexander Campbell.  Debate on the evidences of Christianity; containing an examination of the “social system,” ... reported by Charles H. Sims, Stenographer. Bethany, Va.: Pr. & pub. by Alexander Campbell, 1829. 8vo. 2 vols. in 1. 251, [1 (blank)] pp.; 301, [1 (blank)] pp.
$700.00
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The New French CLASSICISM Le nouveau classicisme français
Perrault, Claude.  Ordonnance des cinq especes de colonnes selon la methode des anciens. Paris: Jean Baptiste Coignard, 1683. Folio (37.3 cm, 14.75"). [8], xxvii, [1], 124 pp.; 6 plts.
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Turning-Point in the Ignatian Controvery:  The Rejection of the Longer Greek Recension
Polycarp, Saint, Bp. of Smyrna; & Ignatius, Saint, Bp. of Antioch.   Polycarpi et Ignatii epistolae: una cum vetere vulgata interpretatione Latina, ex trium manuscriptorum codicum collatione, integritati suae restituta. Accessit & Ignatianarum epistolarum versio antiqua alia, ex duobus manuscriptis in Anglia repertis, nunc primum in lucem edita. Quibus praefixa est, non de Ignatii solum & Polycarpi scriptis, sed etiam de apostolicis constitutionibus & canonibus Clementi Romano tributis. Oxoniae: Excudebat Leonardus Lichfield Academiae Typographus, 1644. 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). cxlvi, [1], 243, [2], 53 pp.
$1000.00
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Springing to Berkeley's Defense in theTar-Water Controversy
Lots & Lots & Lots & Lots & LOTS of PERIOD DETAIL
{Irish Woman Printer}
Prior, Thomas.  An authentic narrative of the success of tar-water, in curing a great number and variety of distempers, with remarks. And occasional papers relative to the subject. To which are subjoyned two letters from the author of Siris. Dublin: Pr. by Marg. Rhames for R. Gunne, 1746. 8vo (20.8 cm, 8.25"). 4, 248, [2 (blank)] pp.
$1000.00
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SCHISM “dis-arm'd” Sole Edition
Sergeant, John.  Schism dis-arm'd of the defensive weapons, lent it by Doctor Hammond and the bishop of Derry. Paris: M. Blageart, 1655. 8vo (14 cm, 5.5"). A–Y8(-Y8, blank); [8] ff., 333, [1] pp.
$750.00
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He Tried to Hold Back the SeaMetaphorically Speaking
(Sorry; there was no deciding, tonight, Between These Two)!  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.).
$800.00
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English PoliticsAmerican IssuesReligious “Merits”
Shebbeare, John.  An answer to the queries, contained in a letter to Dr. Shebbeare, printed in the Public Ledger, August 10th. Together with animadversions on two speeches in defence of the printers of a paper, subscribed a South Briton. London: Pr. for S. Hooper & T. Davies, [1774]. 8vo (21 cm; 8.5"). 179, [1 (blank)] pp.
$675.00
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The Cambridge Union [DEBATING] Society
University of Cambridge.  Cambridge Union Society.   Laws and transactions of the Union Society, revised and corrected to March, M.DCCC.XXXII. To which is annexed a list of the members and officers, from its formation in M.DCCC.XV. and a list of the periodical and other works taken in by the Society. Cambridge: Pr. by J. Hall, 1832. 8vo. [2 (1 blank)], 112, [5 (blank)] pp.
$80.00
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