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First Edition of aPRACTICAL CLASSICBuilding Shapes EFFICIENTLY
Alberti, Giuseppe Antonio.  Trattato della misura delle fabbriche nel quale oltre la misura di tutte le superficie comuni si da ancora la misura di tutte le specie di Volte, e d'ogni specie di solido, che possa occorrere nella misura di esse. Venezia: appresso Giambattista Recurti, 1757. 8vo (21.4 cm; 8.5"). Engr. frontis. port., xxxii, 279, [3] pp., XXXVIII plts.
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An “ENGLISH STORY” in FRENCH
(Printed in Germany)
Arnaud, François-Thomas-Marie de Baculard d'.  Sidnei et Silli. Ou la bienfaisance & la reconnaissance [.] Histoire anglaise, suivie d'odes Anacréontiques. Francfort: Jean Georg Eslinger, 1767. 8vo (16.4 cm, 6.45").  [2], 112 pp. (i.e., 110, pp. 33 & 34 not used in pagination and the leaf on which they should appear is cancelled).
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Lions, Tigers, & BearsEngraved
Bennett, Edward Turner; William Harvey, illus.  The Tower menagerie: Comprising the natural history of the animals contained in that establishment; with anecdotes of their characters and history. London: Robert Jennings (pr. by Charles Whittingham, College House), 1829. 8vo (22.8 cm, 8.97"). xviii, 241, [1] pp.; illus.
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A PROTESTANT Italian BibleWith Woodcuts
Bible.   Italian. 1562. Brucioli.  La Bibia, che si chiama Il vecchio Testamento, nuouamente tradutto in lingua volgare secondo la verità del testo Hebreo ... Quanto al nuouo Testamento è stato riueduto e ricorretto secondo la verità del testo Greco.... [Geneva]: Stampato Appresso Francesco Durone, 1562. 4to (26.2 cm; 10.375'). [6] ff., 465 (i.e., 467), [1], 110, [18] ff., [1] folding plt. (facsim), [1] folding table (facsim); illus.
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Illustrated Record of the1931 International Exhibition
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Persian Art
Binyon, Laurence; J.V.S. Wilkinson; & Basil Gray.  Persian miniature painting. London: Oxford University Press, 1933. Folio (39.37 cm, 15.5"). Col. frontis., xiv, 212, [2] pp.; 113 plts. (15 col.).
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Cochlaeus on the Schmalkald Articles
Cochlaeus, Johannes.  Ein[n] nötig und Christlich Bedencken, auff des Luthers Artickeln, die man Gemeynem Concilio fürtragen sol. Gedruckt zu Leipzig: Durch Nicolaum Wolrab, 1538. Small 4to (20.8 cm, 8.125"). [96] pp.
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Lovers in Disguise, Lost Children, Ghosts, Shrews, & More
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Crawhall, Joseph.  Crawhall's chap-book chaplets. London: The Scolar Press, 1976. Large 4to (29 cm, 11.4"). [8], 27, [5], 21, [3], 25, [3], 30, [6], 27, [5], 20, [8], 15, [5], 48, [4] pp.; col. illus.
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A Semi-Monthly forInquiring Minds of the 1840s
The Daguerreotype: A magazine of foreign literature and science; compiled chiefly from the periodical publications of England, France, and Germany. Boston: J. M. Whittemore, 1847–49. 8vo. 3 vols. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Aug. 7, 1847)–v. 3, no. 12 (Apr. 14, 1849).
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MAGICAL SECRETS of Philosophy & Nature; READ by an ESOTERICIST?
Eckartshausen, Karl von.  Aufschlüsse zur Magie aus geprüften Erfahrungen über verborgene philosophische Wissenschaften und verdeckte Geheimnisse der Natur. München: Joseph Lentner, 1791. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8.03"). Frontis., [20], 488 pp.
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Ellis on “the Whole Law of Woman's Life”Complete Set
in theSCARCE PRESENTATION CASE
Ellis, Sarah Stickney.  (The Englishwoman's Family Library). The daughters of England, their position in society, character & responsibilities. The mothers of England[,] their influence & responsibility. The wives of England, their relative duties, domestic influence, & social obligations. The women of England, their social duties, and domestic habits. London: Peter Jackson & Fisher, Son, and Co., [ca. 1845]. 8vo (17.7 cm, 6.96"). 4 vols. Daughters: Frontis., 400 pp. Mothers: Frontis., [8], 390 pp. Wives: Frontis., 371, [1] pp. Women: Frontis., 343, [1] pp.
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LEC Frost — Signed by Frost, Nason, *&* Rogers
Frost, Robert.  The complete poems of Robert Frost. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1950. 8vo (27 cm, 10.63"). 2 vols. I: xliv, 308, [2] pp.; illus. II: [4], [309]–607, [3] pp.; illus.
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The Usefulness ofNew SCIENCE & Its Instruments
Glanvill, Joseph.  Plus ultra: Or, the progress and advancement of knowledge since the days of Aristotle. London: Pr. for James Collins, 1668. Sm. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). 36, 149, [5] pp. (1 final adv. f. lacking).
$1500.00
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Scholarship Printed Beautifully — Printed Masterfully!
Grañén Porrúa, María Isabel.  Tesoros musicales de la Nueva España: Siglo XVI. Tacámbaro de Codallos [Mexico]: Taller Martín Pescador, 2018. Small 4to (25.7 cm, 10"). 46 pp., [1] f., 2 fold. plts., illuis.
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Hamady's OwnWords, Paper, & Printing
Hamady, Walter.  In sight of Blue Mounds. Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1972. Oblong 8vo (15.9 cm, 6.25"). [8] pp., 20 ff., [2] pp.
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The Beckford & Durdans/Rosebery Copy
[Head, Richard].  Nugae venales, sive, thesaurus ridendi & jocandi. [bound with another, see below] Disputatio perjucunda qua probare nititur mulieres homines non esse. [The Hague: I. Burchornius, 1642]. 12mo (12 cm, 4.7’’). [4], 336, 48, 44 pp.  [also bound in] Acidalius, Valens. Disputatio perjucunda qua probare nititur mulieres homines non esse. Hagae-Comitatis: I. Burchornius, 1641. 12mo. 191, [1] pp.
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Hone, William; George Cruikshank, Samuel Williams, et al., illus.  The every-day book, and table book; or, everlasting calendar of popular amusements, sports, pastimes, ceremonies, manners, customs, and events, incident to each of the three hundred and sixty-five days, in past and present times ... [WITH!]  The year book of daily recreation and information; concerning remarkable men and manners, times and seasons, solemnities and merry-makings, antiquities and novelties, on the plan of the Every-day book and Table book, or, everlasting calendar of popular amusements, sports, pastimes, ceremonies, customs, and events, incident to each of the three hundred and sixty-five days, in past and present times; forming a complete history of the year; and a perpetual key to the almanack. London: William Tegg & Co.; Glasgow: R. Griffin & Co.; Dublin: Cumming & Ferguson (pr. by J. Haddon), 1826–28; 1848. 8vo (22.8 cm, 8.98"). 4 vols. I: Frontis. (incl. in pagination), viii pp., 1720 col., 8 (adv.) pp.; illus. II: Frontis., [6] pp., 860, 888 col.; illus. III (marked II): Frontis., viii pp., 1712 col.; illus. IV: Frontis., [4] pp., 1644 col., [2] pp.; illus.
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Hypatia, in Disguise?
Kingsley, Charles.  Hypatia or new foes with an old face. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1897. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.36"). Frontis., [2], xvi, 477, [1] pp.; 4 plts.
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Conspiracy!  Murder!  Kissing Fair Maidens on the Cheek!
(A Gothic Novelist Turns His Eyes to Venice)
Lewis, Matthew Gregory.  Rugantino, the bravo of Venice. Durham: George Walker, Jr., 1838. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.61"). 24 pp.
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A Pittsburgh Woman'sExceptionally Well-Documented Trip to Europe
McKnight, Mary Baird.  Manuscript on paper, in English. European travel diary. Rome, Seville, Paris, Gibralter, & elsewhere.: 1895. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [136] pp.; illus. & lay-ins.
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Grammar & Vocabulary
(MPONGWE – Bantu/Gabon).  [Wilson, John Leighton?].  Heads of Mpongwe grammar; containing most of the principles needed by a learner. By a late missionary. New York: Mission House, 1879. 8vo (23.5 cm, 8.25"). 59, [1], 54 [i.e., 52] pp.
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The Oneida Community's Official Newspaper
Noyes, John Humphrey, ed.   The circular. Brooklyn, NY: No publisher/printer, 1851–52. Folio (46 cm, 18.5"). 207, [1] pp.
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Finally . . . for Freezing February?
A Fiji Isles Paradise
Van Sandwyk, Charles.  Sketches from a tropic isle. [North Vancouver?]: Published by the artist, 1997. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.81"). 28 pp.; col. illus.
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