When Undergrads Could Understand & Translate Demotic
When It Could Seem Sensible to Them to Produce a WHOLE BOOK by Lithography
  . . . *&* with CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY Plentifully Present . . .
(A REMARKABLE EXERCISE).  University of Pennsylvania.   Philomathean Society (Henry Morton, Charles R. Hale, Samuel Huntington Jones).   Report of the committee appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to translate the inscription on the Rosetta Stone. [Philadelphia: The Philomathean Society], copyright 1859. Small 4to (23 cm; 9"). 152 pp., [4] ff., 6 plates. [also bound in] Catalogue of members of the Philomathean Society ... Philadelphia: Ringwalt & Co, 1859. Small 4to. 24 pp.; and tipped-in lithographed copyright notice.
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Grammars & Language Studies
Alting, Jacob.  Jacobi Altingi ... Fundamenta punctationis linguae sanctae, cum necessariis canonum, locorum S. Scripturae & vocum irregularium indicibus. Francofurti ad Moenum: Sumptibus viduae beati Knochii et J.G. Eslingeri, 1746. 8vo (18 cm; 7.25"). 3 parts in 1 vol. I: [8] ff., 385, [1] pp., [3] ff., [1], 7 pp. [30], [24] ff. II: [2] ff., 122 pp. III: [8] ff., 31, [1], 32, 88, 57–176 pp.
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A Major Sunni Text of the HADITH
Bukhārī, Muḥammad ibn Ismāʻīl, 810–70; Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Hādi Sindī̄, –1726 (commentary).  [work in Arabic, title page romanized as] al-Juzʼ al-awwal - [al-rābiʻ] min Kitāb Abī ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Ismāʻīl ibn Ibrāhīm ibn al-Mughīrah ibn Bardizbah al-Bukhārī al-Jaʻfī, raḍya Allāh taʻālá ʻanhu wa nafaʻanā bi-hi āmīn. Wa-bi-hāmishihi Ḥāshiyat al-Sindī bi-tamāmihā wa-taqrīrāt min sharḥay al-Qasṭallānī wa-Shaykh al-Islām, raḥimahum Allāh taʻālá. Misr [i.e., Cairo?, or Egypt generally]: Dār al-Kutub al-ʻArabīyah al-Kubrá, no date [ca. 1880]. 4to (29.5 cm, 11.5"). 4 vols. I: 244 pp. II: 220 pp. III: 220 pp. IV: 212 pp.
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Plenty of Stories inPlenty of Places
Frewen, Moreton.  Melton Mowbray and other memories. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1924. 8vo (21.6 cm; 8.5"). viii, [4], 311 pp., [16] plts.
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A QUITELuxurious & Useful Production
Jacquemart, Albert.  Histoire de la céramique. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1873. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). [2] ff., 750, [2] pp. 12 pls.
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Grynaeus's Edition Three Maps
Justinus, Marcus Junianus; & Pompeius Trogus.  Justini ex Trogo Pompeio historia diligentissime nunc quidem supra omnes omnium hactenus aeditiones recognita, et ab innumeris mendis - vetusti exemplaris beneficio purgata. Huic accessit commentariolus. Basilae: apud Michaelem Isingrinium, 1539. Small 4to. [16] ff., 319, [1 (blank)] pp.
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“The First Civilizations”
Lenormant, François.  Les premières civilisations études d’histoire et d’archéologie. Paris: Maisonneuve & Cie., 1874. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). 2 vols. I: viii, 401, [11] pp. II: [4], 437, [3] pp.
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Ancient Dress.  51 Copper-Engraved Plates.
Lens, André Corneille.  Le costume ou essai sur les habillements et les usages de plusieurs peuples de l’antiquité, prouvé par les monuments. Liege: Aux dépens de l’auteur, chez J.F. Bassompierre, 1776. 4to (24.9 cm, 9.8"). xxxi, [1], 411, [1] pp.; 51 plts
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Lucanus in Rhyme, for 17th-CenturyENGLISH Readers
Lucanus, Marcus Annaeus [Lucan]. Lvcans Pharsalia: Or the civill warres of Rome, betweene Pompey the great, and Ivlivs Cæsar. The whole tenne bookes, Englished by Thomas May...the second edition, corrected, and the annotations inlarged by the author. London: Thomas Iones (pr. by Aug. Mathews), 1631. 8vo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). π1a8A–S8T2; engr. frontis., [146] ff. [with] May, Thomas. A continvation of the subiect of Lucan’s historicall poem till the death of Ivlivs Cæser the 2d edition corrected and amended. London: James Boler, 1633. 8vo. A–K8(-K8); [79 of 80] ff.
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A Good BAV Title Macclesfield Provenance
Mela, Pomponius.  Pomponii Melae De orbis situ libri tres, accuratissime eme[n]dati. Lutetiae Parisiorum: [Chrétien Wechel], 1530. Folio (34 cm; 13.25"). [14] ff., 196 p., [1] f., [28] ff. (without the fold. map, if one was actually issued with it).
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Improved Taste of Modern Time MustQuestion the Crudities of Former Days”
Rocco, Sha [pseud. of Abisha Shumway Hudson].  The masculine cross and ancient sex worship. New York: Asa K. Butts & Co., 1874. 8vo (19 cm, 7.75"). 65, [7 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
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“A Voyage to Abyssinia”A GOOD, Lively, & Readable Account
Salt, Henry.  A voyage to Abyssinia, and travels into the interior of that country, executed under the orders of the British government, in the years 1809 and 1810; in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa .... Philadelphia: M. Carey; Boston: Wells & Lilly (pr. by Lydia R. Bailey), 1816. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 24, 454 pp.; fold. map., illus.

Everything Victorians Knew about Ancient Egypt, COMPILEDIllustrated in Color
Wilkinson, John Gardner; Samuel Birch, ed.  The manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians. London: John Murray (pr. by William Clowes & Sons), 1878. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 3 vols. I: xxx, 510 pp.; 12 plts. (of which 5 col. & 6 fold.), illus. II: xii, 515, [1] pp.; 5 plts. (of which 2 col. & 2 fold.), illus. III: xi, [1], 528 pp.; 12 plts. (of which 2 col. fold. & 10 fold.; full-page illus. incl. in pagination), illus.
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