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Sumptuously Bound by DAVID forCortlandt Bishop
Uzanne, Octave.  Son altesse la femme.  Paris: A. Quantin, 1885. Small folio (27.5 cm; 11" ). [2] ff., [i]–xii, 312 pp., 2 l. illus. (part col.).
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Listen, Ye Who Look for Jesus”
Van Dyke, Henry.  The toiling of Felix: A legend on a new saying of the Christ. New York: Privately printed, 1898. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 34 pp.
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The JOYS of Hard Work in aDeluxe Edition
Van Dyke, Henry.  The toiling of Felix. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). [6], 70 pp.; 4 col. plts. (incl. in pagination).
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From the Early Days of theDutch Sea-Borne EmpireJapan & Siam & MORE
Varenius, Bernhardus.  Descriptio regni Iaponiae. Cum quibusdam affinis materiae, ex variis auctoribus collecta et in ordinem redacta. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1649. 12mo (11 cm; 4.25"). 2 vols. in 1. I: [24] ff., 267 [i.e., 287], [1 (blank)] pp. II: [4] ff., 120 [i.e., 320] pp.; fold. table.
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Wise, WARM Advice to aYoung Philadelphia Woman
V[aux], R[oberts].  Autograph Sentiment Signed (with initials) for Isabella Walsh. [Philadelphia]: 18 January 1828. Small 4to. 1 p.
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Law asPracticed in Seville
Vela de Oreña, José.  Dissertationes iuris controversi in Hispalensi senatu. Nedum praecipuis eius illustratae definitionibus, sed & alijs inter scribendum obuis, tam Granatensibus, quam Hispalensibus. Granatae [i.e., Granada]: Apud Vincentium Aluarez à Mariz, 1638. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [16], 260, [50] ff.
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UncommonSpanish-Language Edition
Vertot, René Aubert de. Historia de las revoluciones de Portugal, escrita en Frances...y traducida en lengua Castellana. Primera edicion. Leon de Francia: Hermanos De Ville, 1747. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). vii, [1], 372, [14 (index)] pp.
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Early History of Brittany
Vertot, René Aubert, abbé de.  Histoire critique de l'établissement des Bretons dans les Gaules; et de leur dépendance des rois de France, & des ducs de Normandie. Paris: Chez Nyon, Didot, & G.F. Quillau, 1730. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 2 vols. in 1. [2], 72, 357, [3], ii, 375, [7] pp.
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A Classically Informed Perspective on theGreat Infant Baptism Controversy
Walker, William.  Baptismon didache, the doctrine of baptisms: or, a discourse of dipping and sprinkling; wherein is shewed the lawfulness of other ways of baptization, besides that of a total immersion: and objections against it answered. London: Robert Pawlet, 1678. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [16], 301, [3] pp.
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The Art of AnglingIllustrated by Adams
Walton, Izaak.  The compleat angler or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of fish and fishing not unworthy the perusal of most anglers ... decorated by Frank Adams. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Folio (35 cm, 13.5"). Frontis., [10], 124, [2] pp.; illus.
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Deluxe AnglerIn a Zaehnsdorf Binding, with Proof Plates
Walton, Izaak & Charles Cotton; Harris Nicolas, ed.  The complete angler or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of rivers fish-ponds fish and fishing ... and instructions on how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream ... with original memoirs and notes. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1836. Large 8vo (27.3 cm, 10.75"). 2 vols. I: [16], clxiv, [4], [clxv]-ccxii, [2], 129, [1] pp.; 29 plts., illus. II: [4], [131]–436, [32 (index)] pp.; 38 plts., illus.
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Thirty Years' War: The German Florus
Wassenberg, Eberhard.  Der erneuwerte Teutsche Florus Eberhard Wassenbergs. Mit Animadversionen, Additionen und Correctionen deren in vorigen eingeruckten ungleichen Historien widerum in vilen durch-auss verbessert der Wahrheit restituirt, und bis Anno 1647 continuirt. Amsterdam: Ludwig Elzevier, 1647. 16mo (14 cm, 5.5"). Engr. t.-p., [6], 729, [3 (index)] pp. (pp. 525/26 lacking); illus.
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Scarce Treatise: The Reformation in theNETHERLANDS
Water, Jona Willem te.  Kort verhaal der Reformatie van Zeeland in de zestiende eeuwe; benevens eenige verhandelingen dienende tot ophelderinge van de historie der kerk-hervorminge aldaar ... Middelburg: Pieter Gillissen, 1776. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). [6], xviii, 117, [11] pp.
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Fantastical “Rural” Scenes
Weissenborn, Hellmuth, illus.  A country calendar. Gloucestershire: Pr. for Heal's Books & Prints by the Whittington Press, 1976. 8vo (25.2 cm, 9.92"). 24 pp.; col. illus.
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“To Write or Speak the Epilogue after Any Great & Grand Drama Is
by No Means an Easy Task
Whewell, William; Henry T. De la Beche; & Others.  Lectures on the results of the Exhibition, delivered before the Society of Arts, Manufacturers, and Commerce, at the suggestion of H.R.H. Prince Albert, president of the society. Philadelphia: Reprinted by A. Hart, late Cary & Hart (Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins), 1852. 12mo (17.9 cm; 7"). [2], 463 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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Literature, Philosophy, PoliticsAmericana!
Wieland, Christoph Martin, ed.  Der teutsche Merkur. Weimar : Im Verlag der Gesellschaft, 1774–76. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 1774: 2 vols. (of 4). II: [1] f., 365, [1] pp. III: 397, [3] pp. 1775: 2 vols. (of 4). I: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrapper. II: 286 pp., [1] f., [6] ff. of original wrappers. 1776: 2 vols. (of 4). I: [1] f., 290 pp., 4 plates II: 310 pp. [1] ff., 3 plates.
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Wilhelm, Philipp.  Uber den Bruch des Schlüsselbeines und über die verschiedenen Methoden denselben zu heilen. Würzburg: Gedruckt bey Carl Wilhelm Becker, 1822. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 87, [3] pp.; 2 fold. plts.
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The First Colonial Folio: 20 Years' Worth of
 Puritan Thought on the CATECHISM
Willard, Samuel.  A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the Assembly's shorter catechism wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded ... and a great light thereby reflected on the present age. Boston: Pr. by B. Green & S. Kneeland for B. Eliot & D. Henchman, 1726. Folio (35 cm, 13.75"). [2], iv, 3, [3], 666, 581–914, [2] pp. (pagination erratic, skips 160–76); complete as issued.
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They Also Selected a Specimen of Money-Wort”
[Wilson, Lucy Sarah Atkins].  A visit to Grove Cottage for the entertainment and instruction of children. London: J. Harris & Son [printed by Cox & Baylis], 1823. 16mo (17 cm, 6.875"). 56 pp.; 4 plts., illus.
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Tales of Doctors, Patients, & Medical Escapades
Written by One Eminent Psychiatrist / Owned by Two More
[Winslow, Forbes Benignus].  Physic and physicians: A medical sketch book, exhibiting the public and private life of the most celebrated medical men, of former days; with memoirs of eminent living London physicians and surgeons. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, & Co. (pr. by Thoms), 1839. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., xiv, 360 pp. II: Frontis., [2], ii, 393, [1] pp.
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A Bible Dictionary for “the Methodist Connexion”
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.
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The Envious DOG & the Ermine
(Thirty Poems — Thirty-ONE Engravings)
[Wynne, John Huddlestone].  Tales for youth; in thirty poems: To which are annexed, historical remarks and moral applications in prose. London: Printed by J. Crowder for E. Newbery, 1794. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). x (i.e., viii), 158, [2] pp.; 1 plt., illus.
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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.
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