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Annotated Copy of Paracelsus with anALCHEMY SECTION
Relating tothe Magical Amalgam “Electron”
Paracelsus.  Zwen [i.e., zwey] tractatus des Hocherfarnen vnd bewärtisten Teutschen Philosophi vnd beyder Artzney Doctoris Philippi Theophrasti Paracelsi. I. De viribus membrorum spiritualium. II. De Electro. Mit Erklärung ettlicher Wörter und praeparationum. [colophon: Getruckt zu Straszburg: durch Bernhard Jobin], 1572. Small 8vo (16.5 cm; 7'). [7], 23, [2] ff., port.
$11,500.00
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An AFRICAN Utopia, asDescribed to the INQUISITION
[Berington, Simon].  The adventures of Signor Gaudencio di Lucca. Being the substance of his examination before the fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna, in Italy: Giving an account of an unknown country in the midst of the deserts of Africa, the origin and antiquity of the people, their religion, customs, and laws. Copied from the original manuscript in St. Mark’s Library, at Venice. With critical notes by the learned Signor Rhedi. To which is prefixed, a letter of the secretary of the Inquisition, shewing the reasons of Signor Gaudentio's being apprehended, and the manner of it. Translated from the Italian. Philadelphia: Re-printed by William Conover, 1799. 12mo (18 cm; 7.125"). 320 pp.
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The Broadway (of New Haven) BroadsidesScarce Small Press Items
Capet, Uther [pseud. of Arthur Head].  [20 pieces from the Profile Press.] An adventure achieved by one, Sigismondo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini, about the year 1430 A.D. being at that time thirteen years old. New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. 8vo (22 cm, 8.65"). [4] ff. (2 copies of the above). [with (all following the same author's, unless specified; all New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930)] The American scene. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Apologia pro arte poetica sua. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [andB., R.T. The ballad of Tuttle's. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.65"). [1] f., fold. [and] The color: A retelling of some well-known tales of the American Negro. 16mo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). [4] ff. [and] Colourations: Four sonnets. 16mo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). [4] ff. [and] Ex: Four characters of mooted fame with prologue & epilogue. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.75"). [4] ff. [and]  Field, Eugene. Little Willie. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). [1] f. [and] Four English stories drawn from contemporary sources. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the Jewish-American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the modern American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the old Spanish. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Hot from Hollywood. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Ode in imitation of Horace. 8vo (24.6 cm, 9.7"). [1] f., fold. [and] On the menstrual phase of literature and art. 16mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [1] f., fold. [and] Pullman recreations. 16mo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Stenographic sallies. 16mo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] A Western fairy tale. Folio (32 cm, 12.65"). [1] f. (2 copies).
$475.00
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Early Days of a New York–BasedCUBAN Multi-Faceted Trading Empire
(Ceballos, Juan M.).  Collection of 26 autograph and letterpress letters and manuscripts sent to him. Havana, Paris, London, & elsewhere: 1855–56. 4to (approx. 27 cm; 10.5") and smaller. [36] pp. (including integral address leaves).
$1500.00
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Emma Willard with anEngraving afterMiss Lee”
Phelps, Almira H. Lincoln.  Lectures to young ladies, comprising outlines and applications of the different branches of female education. For the use of female schools, and private libraries. Delivered to the pupils of Troy Female Seminary. Boston: Carter, Hendee & Co.; & Allen & Ticknor, 1833. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). Engr. frontis., 308 pp.
$350.00
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The Bat . . . Is a Murderous Plaything”
“Thine, Bawlingly.”  Something for the admirers of base ball. New York: Glenn Horowitz, 1990. 16mo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 12, [4] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Illuminated Goldwork
Adriani, Götz.  Pausa preciosa. Tübingen: Pausa, 1972. Oblong 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). [38] pp.; col. illus.
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Famous Maps of the Holy LandBased on Sources Now Lost
Adrichem (a.k.a. Adrichom), Christiaan van.  Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et biblicarum historiarum cum tabulis geographicis aere expressis. [colophon: Coloniae Agrippinae: Officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1590]. Folio (38.5 cm; 15.125"). [6] ff., 286 pp., [15] ff.; [12] fold. or double-page engr. maps.
$5000.00
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Elegantly Bound Prayer Book
Albach, J. S.  Heilige Anklänge. Gebete für katholische Christen. Pesth: Julius Müller, 1850. 16mo (16 cm; 6.25"). Engr. frontis., engr. t.-p., 474 pp., 4 plts.; illus.
$500.00
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Illustrated TRAVELS to JerusalemNOW with Coffee on the Way!
Sandys, George.  A relation of a iourney begun an: Dom: 1610. Foure bookes. Containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Aegypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of Italy, and ilands adioyning. London: Printed [by Thomas Cotes] for Andrew Crooke, 1637. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.25"). [4], 309, [1] pp., [3] plts.; illus., facs. frontis. & folded map. Lacks final blank.
$1250.00
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A RELIC of18th-Century AMERICAN Reading
Mallet Du Pan, Jacques.  The history of the destruction of the Helvetic Union and liberty. Boston: Manning & Loring, 1799. 12mo. Frontis., 260 pp., [2] ff.
$100.00
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A MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT TEACHING COLLECTION
(Medieval manuscript leaves).  A teaching collection of 46 leaves representing 21 different books. England, France, Netherlands, Italy, etc.: 13th to late 15th century or early 16th centuries.. Folio and smaller.
$20,000.00
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Washington, D.C.Life & Society, 1895
Hinman, Ida.  The Washington sketch book. A society souvenir. Containing over one hundred portraits of prominent people, and fifty views of public buildings and statues. Washington, DC: Hartman & Cadick, 1895. 4to (28.5 cm; 11.25"). 112 pp., [2 (ads) ff.
$75.00
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Behind the Scenes:  Shaw vs. ChestertonPostcards Signed by Shaw
Shaw, George Bernard.  ALS: Two postcards sent to Richard Mealand. Ayot St Lawrence: 1933. (14.2 x 9.2 cm & 11.3 x 8.8 cm). 2 cards.
$650.00
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Berhardt Wall's Works:
“A Prize of the Cognoscenti, a Delight for Collectors, & the Pride of Librarians”
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall 1872–1956. Austin, TX: The Book Club of Texas, 1994. Folio (29.9 cm, 11.75"). [2], 63, [1] pp.; 5 col. plts., col. illus.
$450.00
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CHIPEWYANLanguage of the Canadian Arctic
Bible.  N.T. Chipewyan. Kirkby. 1881.  [three lines in syllabic characters, the first two transliterated as] Chi gothi tostomomenti ... [then in English] The New Testament translated into the Chipewyan language by the Archdeacon Kirkby. London: Pr. for the British & Foreign Bible Society, 1881. Small 8vo (19 cm; 6.5"). 396 pp.
$1375.00
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Florentine Decrees from the GIUNTA PRESS in Black & Red
Catholic Church. Popes (1431–1447, Eugenius IV; 1503–1513, Julius II).   [Liber sextus decretalium]. Constitutiones domini Eugenii iiii. pontificis maximi de unione Grecorum Armenorum & Jacobinorum in c[on]cilio florentino. Bulla Julii ii. de electione romani pontificis sine labe symonie ; item Bulla eiusdem de concessione testandi edificantibus in urbe vel extra per decem miliaria. Venetiis: Lucantonio de Giunta, 1514. 4to (21.7 cm, 8.5"). xi, [1] pp.
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An Example of Determination!One Man's Take on Boston
Dearborn, Nathaniel.  Boston notions; being an authentic and concise account of “that village,” from 1630 to 1847. Boston: Printed by N. Dearborn ... sold by W.D. Ticknor & Co., 1848. 16mo (15.9 cm; 6.25"). xx, [3], 8–426 pp., [35] plts., [6] maps.
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On a Most Ancient & Honourable CompanyPresentation Copy
Heath, John Benjamin.  Some account of the Worshipful Company of Grocers of the city of London. London: Privately printed, 1854. 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.55"). xvi, 580 pp.; 8 (1 fold.) plts.
$350.00
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TheLast 17th-Century Printing of the GENEVA BIBLE?
Bible.  English. Geneva. 1644.  The Bible, that is, the Holy Scriptvres contained in the Old and New Testament. Translated according to the Hebrew and Greek, and conferred with the best translations in divers languages. With most profitable annotations upon all the hard places, and other things of great importance. Amsterdam: Thomas Stafford, 1644. Folio extra (37.5 cm; 14.5"). [5] ff., 277, [1], 281–469, [1], 183, 195–305, 305[!]-323, [1] pp; [2] ff., 267, [1] pp., [6] ff., ill.
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A Plea forMercy & JusticeBarbarian Press Edition
Dickens, Charles.  The chimes or, some bells that rang an old year out & a new year in: A goblin drama, in 4 quarters. Mission, British Columbia: Barbarian Press, 1985. 8vo (27.4 cm, 10.75"). [4], xi, [1], 72 pp.; illus.
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Kelmscott PROOFS fromShelley's Works
Shelley, Percy Bysshe.  Proof pages from the Kelmscott Press edition of The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. [Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894–95]. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). [8] ff.
$450.00
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Comforting Condemned Prisoners withPrayer & Kindness
(Prisoners).  Broadside, begins: Salve que se canta en las carceles de esta corte, cuando los reos se hallan en la capilla. [Spain: No publisher/printer, ca. 1775]. Folio (28.5 x 18.5 cm; 11.25" x 7.25" measured outside of border to outside of border). [1] p.
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The First Great Gothic Novel
Walpole, Horace.  The castle of Otranto a gothic story. Westerham: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club , 1975. 8vo (28.5 cm, 11.25"). xxvii, [1], 99, [1] pp.; 7 plts.
$85.00
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Welsh & English N.TGORGEOUS Embossed, Signed, Somber Binding
Bible.  N.T. Welsh & English. 1858.  The New Testament, in Welsh and English. Testament Newydd, ein Harglwydd a'n Hiachawdwr Iesu Grist. Llundain (London): British & Foreign Bible Society (pr. by G.E. Eyre & W. Spottiswoode), 1858. 16mo (12.5 cm, 4.9"). [308] ff.
$125.00
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Early Shakespeare” & Early Kemble
Playbill.  Boadside. Begins: “Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden. This present Tuesday, November 3, 1829 ... a drama, in two acts, interspersed with music, called Shakspeare's Early Days.” [London: 1829]. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). [1] f.
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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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Here's a Really Tiny Book in aTINY! Clamshell Case
[Landon, Letitia Elizabeth].  The English bijou almanac for 1837. London: Albert Schloss, 1836. Miniature (2 cm, .787"); in a publisher's slipcase slightly larger. 64 pp.; 7 plts., 4 music pp.
$750.00
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Defending against theGrand Jury's False Findings Re: THE NATIVIST RIOTS
Philadelphia (Pa.). Catholics.  Address of the Catholic lay citizens, of the city and county of Philadelphia, to their fellow-citizens, in reply to the presentment of the Grand jury of the Court of quarter sessions of May term 1844, in regard to the causes of the late riots in Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Printed by M. Fithian,, 1844. 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 12 pp.
$450.00
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Robin Hood, Poney Races, All the World's a Stage
Playbill.  [broadside, begins] Eleventh Night ... Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, this present Wednesday, May 19, 1784, will be performed a new comic opera, called Robin Hood; or, Sherwood Forest ... [London: No publisher/printer, 1784]. Tall 8vo (25.5 cm; 10.25"). [1] p.
$100.00
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A MANUSCRIPT Epitome of theLaws Relating to Indians in Spanish America
(Indians, South America).  Manuscript on paper. In Spanish. “Resumen de d[e]r[ech]os tocantes a los Yndios, sobre su reduccion. [Spanish America, most likely the Viceroyalty of Peru]: ca. 1725. Small 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). [14] ff. (3 ff. blank).
$3500.00
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A Paragon of a Priest Who Helped Quell the Tupac Katari Rebellion
Erazu de Burunda, Joseph.  Elogio funebre del ilustrisimo señor Doct. D. Gregorio Francisco de Campos. Lima: En la Imprenta de la Casa de los Niños Expósitos, 1792. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [39] ff., 60 pp., [2] ff.
$925.00
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Pickering's Miniature HoraceA Pretty & Partially Unopened Copy
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (i.e., Horace).  Quintus Horatius Flaccus. [i.e., Opera omnia]. Londini: Gulielmus Pickering [colophon: excudebat C. Corrall], 1826. 32mo (near miniature: 9 cm, 3.5"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., 192 pp.
$425.00
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Gutbier's Labor of LovePrinted on theEditor's Own Press
Bible.   N.T. Syriac. 1664.  Novum domini nostri Jesu Christi Testamentum Syriace, cum punctis vocalibus, & versione Latina Matthaei ... plene & emendate editum, accurante Aegidio Gutbirio. Hamburgi: Typis & impensis authoris, 1664. 8vo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). [32], 218, 281–604 pp.
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“In the ALPS of America”
(Colorado Spa).  [cover title] Hotel Colorado. Glenwood Hot Springs, Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. [Chicago: W.H. Hall, printing company, ca. 1900]. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 24 pp., plus printed and illus. wrps.
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The First Separate Edition of the HEBREW BIBLE Printed inENGLAND
Bible.  O.T. Hebrew. 1750.  Torah, nevi'im u-khetuvim. Biblia hebraica sine punctis. Accurante Nath. Forster. Oxonii: E Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1750. 4to (24 cm; 9.5"). 2 vols. in 1. I: [4], 126, [1], 110 ff. II: [1], 116, [1], 142 ff.
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The Rector's Wife'sONGOING Cookery Endeavors 1786
Crownfield, Martha.  Manuscript on paper, in English. Recipe book. [Norfolk]: 1786. 4to (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [8] ff.
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The First Kelmscott ROSSETTI
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  Ballads and narrative poems. [colophon: Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press; published by Ellis & Elvey, 1893]. 4to (20.9 cm, 8.5"). [4], 227, [1] pp.
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Fine Press Edition withImportant Scholars' Essays
Compagnoni, Giuseppe.  Las Vigilias de Tasso traducidas del Italiano por el ciudadano Lelardo. Tacambaro, Michoacan, Mexico: Taller Martin Pescador, 2016. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). xv, [1 (blank)], 131, [1] pp.
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A Classic Spanish Text LatinizedAn Elaborately Tooled German Binding
Azpilcueta, Martín de.  Enchiridion siue Manuale confessariorum et poenitentium. Agrippinae: [no publisher], 1579. 8vo (18 cm; 7.125"). [8], 641, [43] ff.
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Four of the Sonnets That Play Well” One of 30 Copies
Shakespeare, William.  IV sonnets. Providence, RI: Ziggurat Press, 1994. 32mo (12.2 x 25 cm; 4.75 x 9.875"). [11] ff.; illus.
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A Famous Designer's TRAVELOGUE ofHis TRIP TO CHINA in 1984
Miho, Jim.  Kromekote opens up a whole new world. [New York?, Cincinnati?]: Champion International Corp., [1985]. 32mo (near miniature: 10 cm; 3.9375"). [48] ff.
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High Hopes, Then Lost Investments
Ramírez, José Fernando.  Memoria instructiva de los derechos y justas causas que tiene el gobierno de los Estados-Unidos Mexicanos, para no reconocer ni la subsistencia del privilegio concedido á Don José Garay para abrir una vía de comunicación entre dos océanos Atlántico y Pacífico por el istmo de Tehuantepec, ni la legitimidad de la cesión que aquel hizo del mismo privilegio á ciudadanos de los Estados-Unidos de la América del Norte. La pública el Ministro de Relaciones. Mexico: Tipografia de Vicente G. Torres, 1852. 8vo (22 cm; 8.75"). 39 pp.
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The Council of TrentFind theBOOK RULINGS in the Index
Chifflet, Philippe.  Sacrosancti et oecumenici Concilii Tridentini Paulo III, Iulio III et Pio IV pontificibus maximus celebrati canones et decreta. Antverpiae: Apud Hieronimum Verdussen, 1677. 12mo (14.1 cm; 5.5"). [24], 187 [i.e., 287], [1], LX, [76] pp.; illus., ports.
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Watching the Workers
Mangino, Fernando Jose.  Broadside, begins: Don Fernando Joseph Mangino ... Por quanto del Senor Don Pedro Nunez de Villavicencio, mi anticesor, con fech de 21 de octubre de 1773, proveyo un auto ... Mexico: No publisher/printer, 1779. Folio extra ( 48.5 x 42 cm; 23" x 16.5"). [1] p.
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There Will Always be Music, Art, & Church Bells . . .
There Will Always be a Memorable Meal
. . .
in San Francisco
Junior League of Pasadena.  The California heritage cookbook. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., © 1976. 8vo (26.6 cm, 10.5"). [8], 424 pp.; illus.
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A LAW MANUAL Published by One South CarolinaFREEMASON & Used by Another
(Just One Notable Mark of Emphasis BUT That an Apt One)
[Grimké, John Faucheraud], comp.  The South-Carolina justice of peace, containing all the duties, powers and authorities of that office, as regulated by the laws now of force in this state. And adapted to the parish and county magistrate, to which is added, a great variety of warrants, indictments and other precedents.... Philadelphia: R. Aitken & Son, 1796. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). viii, 641, [3 (index)] pp. (622–25 incorrectly paginated 522–25).
$7000.00
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A Book of Daring ExplorationDiscovery & Rescue in the South Pacific
Flinders, Matthew.  Matthew Flinders' narrative of his voyage in the schooner Francis: 1798. London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). Frontis., 100, [2] pp.; illus.
$700.00
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A Limited, De Vinne Press Edition Decorations by Updike & Goodhue
(AN AMERICAN “BCP”).  Episcopal Church.  Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America together with the psalter or psalms of David. New York: Pr. for the committee [by De Vinne Press], 1893. Folio (37 cm, 14.63"). [14] ff., 566 pp., [1 (tailpiece and publisher's colophon)] f.
$900.00
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A Most Enjoyable Bibliographic Treasure —A VeryMiniature” Miniature Leporello
Lenepveu, Jules-Eugène, & Jean-Jacques Scherrer.  La vie de Jeanne d'Arc. No place: No publisher/printer, [1899–1900s?]. Miniature (3 x 2 cm; 1.125" x .75"). [9] pp., illus.
$225.00
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From a DARK Place — Hard Labor in Siberia
 10 STRIKING Wood Engravings
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.  The house of the dead. New York: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1982. 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.55"). xxiii, 360, [4] pp.; illus.
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TINY BOOKS BIG MessageA Quartet STILL in Their Sweet Little Box
Frost, S. Annie.  Very little tales for very little folks. New York: Am. Tract Society, 1873. 64mo (Case 9.3 cm, 3.75"; vols. 8.4 cm, 3.375"). 4 vols., illus. Little Tales: 80 pp. Out West: 80 pp. Four Cousins: 80 pp. Poppet: 80 pp.
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“A God-Hero of the Golden Age of Myth” —
The First Original English-Language Poem on the Buddha
Arnold, Edwin.  The light of Asia. Being the life and teaching of Gautama prince of India and founder of Buddhism. Avon, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1976. Folio (30 cm, 11.8"). xxiv, 193, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts.
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Bookselling Reminiscences
Kaye, Barbara.  The company we kept. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, ©1995. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). 10, 224 pp.
$27.50
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Jesuit Devotional Work inOriginal BindingEvidence of Readership
Tausch, Caspar.  Fontes Salvatoris è quibus viae purgatiuae, illuminatiuae, unitiuae saluberrima fluenta dimanant. Antverpiae: Apud Ioannem Mevrsivm, 1643. 12mo (14.7 cm; 5.75"). 378, [2] pp., [2(blank)] ff.
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The Later Years of theGolden Cockerel
Chambers, David, & Christopher Sandford, comp.  Cock-a-hoop a sequel to Chanticleer, Pertelote, and Cockalorum. Being a bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press September 1949 — December 1961. [Vancouver]: Pr. by W. & J. Mackay Ltd. for the Private Libraries Association for the Golden Cockerel Press, [1961]. 8vo (25.3 cm, 10"). 126 pp.; illus.
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Decided Intimations of Immortality” The LEC Wordsworth
Wordsworth, William.  The poems of William Wordsworth. Cambridge: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the University Printing House, 1973. 8vo (28 cm, 11"). xviii, 259, [3] pp.; 10 col. plts.
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My Style of Drawing Birds”
Audubon, John James.  My style of drawing birds. Ardsley, New York: The Overland Press for The Haydn Foundation, 1979. Tall 8vo (29.2 cm; 11.5"). 26 pp., [2] ff., illus., facsims.
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One of the LEC Evergreen TalesJoseph” by SZYK
Bible.  O.T. Joseph. English. 1947. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   The story of Joseph and his brothers as told in the King James version of the Holy Bible and illustrated by Arthur Szyk. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1949. Folio (30.9 cm, 12.2"). 48, [4] pp.; col. illus.
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Plenty of Provenance & aTypographic Eyeful
Leigh, Edward.  A treatise of the divine promises; in five books. London: pr. by A. Miller for Thomas Underhill, 1650. 12mo (14.3 cm; 5.625"). [18], 409, [39] pp., 1 fold-out diagram.
$750.00
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Classic Primer / Good Cuts
(Primer).  New-England primer, improved; or, an easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading. To which is added, the Assembly's catechism. Boston: James Loring, [between 1815 and 1826]. 16mo (10 cm; 4"). [32] ff.; illus.
$275.00
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Vermont Law from 1824 to 1834
Thompson, Daniel Pierce, comp.  The laws of Vermont, of a public and permanent nature, coming down to, and including the year 1834. Montpelier: Knapp & Jewett, 1835. 8vo (24.3 cm, 9.6"). 228 pp.
$75.00
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The First Catholic Old Testament in English Once Owned by an “Unfit” Reader?!?
(Rather Unnerving Evidence of Readership)
Bible.  O.T. English. Douai. 1609–10.  The Holie Bible faithfully translated into English, out of the authentical Latin. Diligently conferred with the Hebrew, Greeke, and other editions in divers languages. With arguments of the bookes, and chapters: annotations: tables: and other helpes, for better understanding of the text: for discoverie of corruptions in some late translations: and for clearing controversies in religion. By the English College of Doway. Doway: Laurence Kellam, 1609–10. 4to (I: 22.3 cm, 8.75"; II: 21 cm, 8.3"). 2 vols. I: [2], 1115, [1] pp. (5 leaves supplied). II: 1124, [2 (errata)] pp. (5 leaves in facsimile).
$12,000.00
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JAPAN “The Subject Is Great, the Actions Sublime,
the ADVENTURESSurprising & Full of Wonders”
Crasset, Jean.  The history of the church of Japan. Written originally in French by Monsieur L’Abbe de T. And now translated into English. By N. N. Volume I. London: [publisher not identified], 1705. 4to (21.6 cm; 8.5"). [28], 544, [8] pp.
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Early in theFIRST English Annual SeriesThis Copy in Its Box
Shoberl, Frederic, ed.  Forget me not;A Christmas and New Year's present for 1828.  London: R. Ackermann, [1828]. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.75"). Engr. presentation leaf, engr. frontis., x, 418, 4 (advertisements) pp.; 14 plts. including presentation leaf and frontis.
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All theDETAILS of a Printer's Life
Hopkins, Frank E.  The De Vinne & Marion Presses: A chapter from the autobiography of Frank E. Hopkins. Meriden: The Columbiad Club, 1936. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [6], 61, [3] pp.; 4 plts.
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Plentifully Illustrated & Full of Information
King, Edmund M.B.  Victorian decorated trade bindings 1830-1880. A descriptive bibliography. London: The British Library & Oak Knoll Press, 2003. 4to. xxiii, [3], 324 pp.; 16 double-sided color plts.
$30.00
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Astronomy forReading, PA 1830
Walz, E. Ludwig.  Vollständige Erklärung des Calenders, mit einem faßlichen Unterricht über die Himmelskörper, insbesondere über die Sonne und der sich um sie bewegenden Planeten. Reading: Johann Ritter & Comp., 1830. 12mo. viii, 315, [1] pp.; 5 plts. (of 8).
$200.00
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“A True Relation of Every Dayes Proceeding”
England & Wales.  Parliament. Proceedings. 1628.  The diurnall occurrences of every dayes proceeding in Parliament since the beginning thereof, being Tuesday the twentieth of Ianuary, which ended the tenth of March. Anno Dom. 1628. With the arguments of the members of the House then assembled. London: Pr. by R.H. for William Cooke, 1641. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [2], 77, [1] pp.
$800.00
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The First Corpus Doctrinae16th-Century Binding Date on Front Cover
Melanchthon, Philipp.  Corpus doctrinae christianae. Quae est summa orthodoxi et catholici dogmatis ... Nunc edita ad usum ecclesiae sanctae publicum et privatum. Lipsiae: Cum privilegio Pr. Aug. Elect. D. Sax. (pr. by Iohannes Rhamba), 1572. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). [22], 888 pp.
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A PERUVIAN INCUNABLEIn Spanish, Quechua, & Aymara from
the Press ofAntonio Ricardo, primer impressor en estos Reynos del Piru
Acosta, José de; Juan de Atienza (attrib. authors).  Tercero cathecismo y exposicion de la doctrina christiana, por sermones. Para que los curas y otros ministros prediquen y enseñen a los Yndios y a las demas personas. Impresso ... en la Ciudad delos Reyes [i.e., Lima]: Por Antonio Ricardo, 1585. Small 4to in 8s (20.5 cm; 8.125"). [7 of 8], 215 ff., lacking title-leaf (supplied in facsimile) & final blank; 13 ff. supplied from another, shorter, copy.
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None Shall Sell WinesBut at Reasonable Prices
Lee, Edward.  The statute-Law of Ireland common-placed. Or, a general table to all the publick printed English and Irish Acts of Parliament now in force and use in Ireland, on the First Day of June, 1734. from Magna Charta, to the Seventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Second, inclusive. Dublin: George Grierson, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, at the King's-Arms and Two Bibles in Essex-Street, 1734. 4to (23.5 cm; 9.25"). viii, [4], 351, [21] pp.
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Take Them & Live, NEGLECT THEM & DIE
(Potions & Powders for Men & Beasts)
[Herrick, Lewis R.].  The American domestic cook book for 1870. New York: Dr. Herrick's Family Medicines, 1870. 16mo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). 32 pp.
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Notes on theLife & Death of Jesus
Drexel, Jeremias.  Deliciae gentis humanae Christus Iesus, nascens, moriens, resurgens, orbis amori propositus: Ser[enissi]mo utriusq[ue] Bauarie duci S.R.I. Archidapif[ero] Electore Maximiliano et ser[enissi]ma coniuge Maria Annae Austriacae inscriptus & consecratus. Antverpiae: Apud Viduam Ioannis Cnobbari, 1639. 12mo (12.9 cm; 5.125"). [24], 390, [20], 478 pp.
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Translated byMary Wollstonecraft
Necker, Jacques.  Of the importance of religious opinions. Translated from the French of Mr. Necker. Boston: From the press of Thomas Hall; sold by Thomas and Andrews, William P. Blake, David West, and John West, 1796. 12mo (17.9 cm; 7"). 230, [2] pp.
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The Medieval Father ofSpanish Literature
Isidorus Hispalensis, S. (i.e., Isadore of Seville).  ...De summo bono et soliloquiorum eius. [colophon: Halberstadie: in edibus Ludouvici Trutebulen, 1522]. Small 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). lxv, [3 (last blank)] ff.; xviii ff.
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Building the BEST Country House forPeaceful, Pleasant Lives in America
Wheeler, Gervase.  Rural homes; or sketches of houses suited to American country life with original plans, designs, &c. Detroit: Kerr & Doughty (pr. by C.W. Benedict), 1854. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.2"). 298, 4, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 10 plts.
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The History of Rome In Greek AND Latin
Eutropius.  Eutropii Breviarium Romanae historiae ab vrbe condita usque ad Valentinianum & Valentem Augustos cum metaphrasi Graeca Paeanii. Christophorus Cellarius, Smalcaldiensis, recensuit, notis, atque indicibus locupletauit. Cizae (i.e., Zeitz): Sumtu. Io. Bielckii, bibliopolae Ien. Typis Fridemanni Hetstedii, 1678. 8vo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). [42], 263, 268–74, 42, [26] pp. Lacks printed t-p & two endpapers.
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Illustrated Petrarch with aTable of the Rhyme Schemes
Petrarca, Francesco, & Pietro Bembo.  Il Petrarca con dichiarationi non piv stampate. Insieme con alcune belle Annotationi, tratte dalle dottissime Prose di Monsignor Bembo, cose sommamente vtili, à chi di rimare leggiadramente, & senza volere i segni del Petrarca passare, si prende cura. Venetia: Appresso Nicolò Beuilacqua, 1564. 12mo (14.7 cm; 5.75"). 490, [2], 259, [3] pp.; illus.
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Literature from a Successful Presidential CampaignThe People's Candidate”
Jackson, Isaac Rand. The life of William Henry Harrison, (of Ohio,) the people's candidate for the presidency. With a history of the wars with the British and Indians on our north-western frontier. Philadelphia: Marshall, Williams & Butler, 1840. 12mo (15.5 cm; 6"). [1–4], 5, vi–x, `5–222 pp. (complete despite odd pagination).
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Dark Deeds in aBRIGHT Binding
[Richardson, Eliza Smith, Mrs.].  The veil lifted; or, the romance and reality of convent life. Boston: Henry Hoyt, no date [ca 1869]. 12mo. Frontis., 247 pp.
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Haters Gonna Hate:   Whistler vs. the Critics  —  The Unauthorized First Edition
Whistler, James McNeill.  The gentle art of making enemies: Edited by Sheridan Ford. New York [i.e., Antwerp]: “Frederick Stokes & Brother”, 1890. 12mo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). [8], xi–xvii, [2], 21–256, [6 (2 adv.)] pp.
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Good Boys, Bad Boys, & Blue Apple Pie
The History of little King Pippin. With an account of the melancholy death of four naughty boys who were devoured by wild beasts; and the wonderful delivery of Master Harry Harmless, by a little white horse. Hartford: Pr. by Sheldon & Goodwin, (stereotyped by J.F. & C. Starr), [ca. 1815]. 32mo (10 cm; 4"). 31, [1] pp., illus.
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The Title Says It All
Various Hands.  A paradise of daintie devices. A collection of poems, songs, ballads. New York: Imprinted [by the Press of Francis Hart & Co.] for Charles Pratt & Co., Christmas, 1882. 8vo (20.6 cm; 8.125"). [6], 9–97, [7] pp.
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A Popular 19th-Century Guidebook forTraveling in New York
Vandewater, Robert J.  The tourist, or pocket manual for travellers on the Hudson River, the western canal, and stage road, to Niagara Falls. Comprising also the routes to Lebanon, Ballston, and Saratoga Springs. New York: Ludwig & Tolefree, 1831. 16mo (14.7 cm, 5.875"). 69, [7] pp., large folding map.
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Flagellation in the Act of Love Making & Let's Talk about LUMBAGO Too
A POCKET GUIDE
   
Meibom, Johann Heinrich.  Joan. Henrici Meibomii De flagrorum usu in re veneria. Et lumborum, renumque officio. Londini: No publisher/printer, 1770. 24mo (10.5 cm; 4"). 78 pp.
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Sumptuously BoundFirst AMERICAN Edition of Irving's FIRST HISTORICAL Work
Irving, Washington.  A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 399 pp., 1 folded map. II: viii, [1], 10–367. III: viii, [1], 14–419, [1] pp.
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John is expowned the grace of God” — A Woodcut-Graced Relic of
WYNKYN DE WORDE'S PRESS
Jacobus, de Voragine.  Legenda aurea [i.e., Golden Legend]. [London : Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 1527]. Folio (28 cm; 11"). [4] ff.
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Revolution Onstage: Red Flames the Century in Blood of Expiation”
Nonesuch EditionPhotographic Illustration
Toller, Ernst.  Masses and man. A fragment of the social revolution of the twentieth century. London: Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). x, [2], 57, [1] pp.; illus.
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A BEWICK-Illustrated HERBAL
Thornton, Robert John.  A new family herbal: Or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts. London: Richard Phillips (pr. by Richard Taylor & Co.), 1810. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). xvi, 901, [1 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
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The 99-Copy Blue Oasis First Edition — Signed by Miller
Miller, Henry.  Order and chaos Chez Hans Reichel. Tucson, AZ: Loujon Press, 1966. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.95"). 101, [1] pp.; illus.
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Goudy as the Maker of anIlluminated Medieval” Manuscript
Bible. Manuscript. O.T. Ecclesiastes. ca. 1903.  Manuscript. “Ecclesiastes[,] or the preacher.”  No place [Park Ridge, IL; Hingham, MA]: no date [ca. 1903–06]. 8vo (21 x 13 cm; 8.25" x 5.125"). [56] ff.
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