TWENTY for TUESDAY (XXXIV)

Signatures of theFamous & Obscure
 (Autographs in Abundance).  Collection of signatures of notable and lesser Mexicans of the colonial era and first three quarters of the 19th century. Mexico: 1646 to ca. 1880. Various small sizes.
$2250.00
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Anacharsis in EnglishAnything But Dry!
[Barthelemy, Jean-Jacques].  Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece. During the middle of the fourth century, before the Christian æra.... The first American edition. Philadelphia: Pr. by Bartholomew Graves and William McLaughlin for Jacob Johnson & Co., 1804. 8vo signed in 4s (22 cm, 8.625"). Vol. I: xviii, 419, [1 (blank)] pp.; fold. map; II: [1] f., iii, [1 (blank)], 403, [1 (blank)] pp.; III: vii, [1 (blank)], 463, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking half-title); IV: vii, [1 (blank)], 496 pp. (lacking half-title).
$750.00
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History of the Propagation of the Christian Faith
. . . by aHater of False History”
     
Baxter, Richard.  Church-history of the government of bishops and their councils abbreviated. Including the chief part of the government of Christian princes and popes, and a true account of the most troubling controversies and heresies till the Reformation. London: Printed by B[ennet] Griffin, for Thomas Simmons at the Princes Arms, 1680. 4to (22 cm, 8.12''). [44], 136, 177–296, 313–400, 409–488 pp.
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Bilingual Stanze inElegant Dos à Dos Format
New Translation, Limited Edition
Bembo, Pieto.  Stanze composte ... in occasione delle festivita da carnevale alla corte d'Urbino nell' anno ... [di] mille cinquencento sette ... Austin: Pr. by Bradley Hutchinson for Michele Miracolo, 2015.
$165.00
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Printed in England in 1665 & Bound inAMERICA in 1829
Bible.   O.T. Greek. Septuagint. 1665.  [four lines in Greek, then] Vetus testamentum graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum, juxta exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum. Cantabrigiae: Excusum per Joannem Field, 1665. 12mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [1] f., 19, [1], 755 [i.e. 767, 1], 516 pp. (without the initial blank).
$1800.00
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PromotingPLANTS to Cure What Ails You!
(Botanical Medicine).  Collection of nine commercial medicinal packets. Malden, Mass.: S.W. Gould & Bros., & three other companies, [ca. 1900–1910]. 9 boxes of various sizes (largest 7 x 7 x 3.8 cm; 2.75 x 2.75 x 1.5").
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Then an Unpopular OpinionNow a FACT
Bowyer, William.  The origin of printing: in two essays: I. The substance of Dr. Middleton's Dissertation on the origin of printing in England. II. Mr. Meerman's account of the invention of the art. An appendix is annexed, 1. On the first-printed Greek books. 2. On the first-printed Hebrew books, with observations on some modern Editions; and a collation, from Walton's Polyglott, of a remarkable Passage, as printed in Kings and Chronicles. 3. On the early polyglotts. London: printed for W. Bowyer & J. Nichols, 1774. 8vo (21 cm; 8.25"). xvi, 144, [2] pp.
$1250.00
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ANOTHER KIND ofStudent Social Activism” @ Berkeley
Hey, Gang!  Let's Build a Fountain!
California, University of.  Under the Berkeley Oaks. Stories by students of the University of California; selected and edited by the editorial staff of the University of California magazine. San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1901, ©1900. 12mo (19 cm, 7.25"). Frontis., [2] ff., 227, [1] pp.
$110.00
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Birket Foster:  Green Grass Below, Green Leaves O'erhead
Green Banks on Either Side”
Foster, Myles Birket, illus; Tom Taylor.  Birket Foster's pictures of English landscape. London: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge, 1863. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). [74 (2 adv.)] pp.; 30 plts.
$1450.00
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Around the World inProse, Pictures, & Matching Bindings
Lander, Sarah W.  Spectacles for young eyes. Berlin, Boston, Moscow, Pekin, Rome, St. Petersburg, Zurich. Boston & New York: Walker, Fuller & Co. and Sheldon & Co., 1866 & 1867. 16mo (17.3 cm, 6.81"). 7 vols. Berlin: Frontis., engr. t-p., 192, [2 (adv.)], 2 (adv.) pp.; 5 plts., illus. Boston: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 202, [6 (adv.)] pp.; 7 plts. Moscow: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 202, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 5 plts., illus. Pekin: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 218, [8 (adv.)] pp.; 4 plts., illus. Rome: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 194 pp.; 4 plts., illus. St. Petersburg: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 203, [1], [6 adv.)] pp.; 6 plts., illus. Zurich: Frontis., engr. t-p., 205, [1], [6 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts., illus. (All frontis. & add. t.-p. incl. in pagination).
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Pieces Found Filed underNH Poems”
Oppenheimer, Joel.  New Hampshire journal. Perry Township [i.e., Mt. Horeb], WI: Perishable Press, 1994. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). 48 pp.; illus.
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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 & 1826]. 16mo (10 cm, 4"). [31] ff.; illus.
$200.00


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For the Entertainment & Instruction of YOUNG PEOPLE
Both Town & Country
Ramble, Robert [pseud. of John Frost].  Robert Ramble's scenes in the country. Philadelphia: Smith & Peck (pr. by Brown, Bicking & Guilbert; stereotyped by Murray & Joyce), 1841. 12mo (15.1 cm, 5.94"). Frontis., 143, [1] pp.; illus.
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First EditionWith a FAMOUS Printer's Device — Nicely Bound
Savonarola, Girolamo.  Reverendi P. fra. Hieronymi Savonarole in primam D. Ioannis epistolam & in alia sacre scripture verba, igniti eloquii sermones nusqua[m] ante hac impressi. Quorum titulos, pagella sequens indicat. Venetiis: In officina ... Bernardini Stagnini, 1536. 8vo (15.5 cm; 6,125"). 103, [1] ff.
$2800.00
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One of the FirstEnglish Histories IN English
Speed, John.  The historie of Great Britaine under the conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. Their originals, manners, habits, warres, coines, and seales: with the successions, lives, acts, and issues of the English monarchs from Iulius Caesar, unto the raigne of King Iames, of famous memorie. London: Pr. by John Dawson [and Thomas Cotes] for George Humble, 1632. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.25"). [10] ff., 1042 pp.; 1043–1086 ff., 1087–1237, [85 (index)] pp. (lacking frontis.); illus.
$2500.00
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TWO “Histories” Packed withEXCITING WRONG-DOING
(Storybooks).  The beggar boy: Or, history and adventures of James Altamont, afterwards Earl Altamont. London: Pr. by T. Malden for Ann Lemoine and J. Roe, [1805]. 12mo (13.5 cm, 5.31"). Frontis., 36 pp. [with] The life of Bampfylde Moore Carew, sometime king of the beggars; containing an accurate history of his travels, voyages, and adventures, from the time of his leaving school and entering into the society of the gipsies... to which is added, a dictionary of the mendicants' cant phrases. London: Pr. for T. Hughes by J.D. Dewick, 1804. 12mo. Frontis., [2], 104 pp.
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Begar! Here's MONSIEUR TONSON Come Again!
Taylor, John; Robert Cruikshank, illus.  Monsieur Tonson. London: Marsh & Miller; Edinburgh: Constable & Co. (pr. by Samuel Bentley), 1830. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). Frontis., 19, [1] pp. (1 adv. f. lacking); 6 plts.
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One of 50 Special CopiesWood Engravings byRuzicka
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, & Rudolph Ruzicka.   D.B.U. and R.R.: selected extracts from correspondence between Daniel Berkeley Updike and Rudolph Ruzicka, 1908–1941. New York: American Printing History Association, 1998. Small 4to (27.3 cm; 10.75"). vi, 181, [8] pp.
$115.00
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The 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.
$350.00
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