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image of A Paraphrase, and Annotations Upon all the Books of the New Testament: Briefly explaining all the difficult places thereof by H. Hammond [extra-illustrated with 6 Cluer Dicey & Co. plates]

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London: Printed by J. Flesher for Richard Royston, 1653. Hardcover. Very Good. [6], xii, 1008, [20] pages; 34 cm. Later homemade plain calf cover over original? binding with seven spine compartments between raised bands. Engraved title vignette; woodcut initial letters. Notes are printed in columns. Includes indices of Greek words and phrases, and English… Read more
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image of Sigismundi Scacciae Tractatus de Sententia et Re Iudicata: Omnibus admodum Utilis, Iudicibus Autem, Ducibus, Regibus, aliisque Principibus magna ex parte necessarius; Liber III. De Iudiciis, &c

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Coloniae Allobrogum [Genoa]: apud Iohannem Petrum Dupoirie, 1670. Hardcover. Very Good. [8], 502, [60] p.; 34 cm. Contemporary vellum spine and corners with marbled papers over boards. Leather spine label with gilt-tooled title "Scaccie de Sentetia." Woodcut title vignette of a crown; woodcut head-pieces and initials. Printed in columns. Sigismondo Scaccia (1564-1634), an… Read more
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image of F Cornelii Cvrtii Cæsarei Consiliarij et Historiographi Ordinis Eremitarum S. Augustini S. Nicolaus Tolentinus alijque aliquot eiusdem Ordinis Beati

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Antuerpiæ [Antwerp]: Ioann. Cnobbarum, 1637. Hardcover. Very Good -. [8], 278, [2] p.: 2 full-page engraved illustrations (including portrait); 13 cm. Signatures: [3 dots]4 A-712 M8 (12mo). Contemporary parchment with blind-stamped decoration; lacking clasps. Engraved title page and initials. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "Pressented from Poe Kurz at Shelby October 29th 76." … Read more
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image of Antoninou Liberalis Metamorphoseon Synagoge = Antonini Liberalis Transformationum Congeries; Abrahamus Berkelius emendavit

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Lugd. Batav. [Leiden]: Daniel à Gaesbeeck, 1674. Hardcover. Very Good. [12], 276, [24] p.; 14 cm. Signatures: *6 A-2B6. Contemporary? speckled calf with five spine compartments between raised bands. Lacking original tooled label from second compartment; gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. Boards have gilt-rolled edges. All page edges marbled. Added engraved title… Read more
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$273.00
image of Titi Livii Patavini Historiarum ab Urbe Condita Decas Prima

Titi Livii Patavini Historiarum ab Urbe Condita Decas Prima

by Livius, Titus [Livy]

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Published
1696
Condition
Very Good +
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$283.00

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Cadomi [Caen, France]: Joannem Cavelier, 1696. Hardcover. Very Good +. [2], 671, [1] p.; 13 cm. Signatures: A-2E12 (12mo). Contemporary vellum. Printer's emblem? on title page. Woodcut head piece and initial. Inscriptions on title page and final blank leaf. In Very Good+ Condition: vellum is lightly soiled; a spot of wax on… Read more
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image of Le Vinti Giornate dell' Agricoltura, et de' Piaceri della Villa di m. Agostino Gallo

Le Vinti Giornate dell' Agricoltura, et de' Piaceri della Villa di m. Agostino Gallo

by Gallo, Agostino

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Published
1593
Condition
Very Good -
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$1,185.00

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Venice: Camillo Borgomineri, 1593. Hardcover. Very Good -. "Nuouamente ristampate con le figure de gl'istrumenti, che s'appartengono all'essercitio d'vn vero, & perfetto agricoltore, et con due tauole copiosissime: vna delle dichiarationi di molti vocaboli bresciani: & l'altra delle cose più notabili, che nell'opera sono sparse." [24], 447, [1] p.: woodcut engravings; 21 cm. Signatures: a8 **4… Read more
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image of A Companion to the Temple: Or, A Help to Devotion in the Use of the Common Prayer, Divided into Four Parts . . . The whole being carefully corrected, and now put into one volume

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London: Printed by S. Roycroft, for Joan. Brome, R. Littlebury, R. Scot, R. Clavell, G. Wells, and R. Lambert, 1684. Hardcover. Good +. Title continued: "Part I. Of Morning and Evening Prayer. Part II. Of the Litany, with the Occasional Prayers and Thanksgivings. Part III. Of the Communion Office, with the Offices of Baptism, Catechism, and Confirmation. Part… Read more
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image of An Impartial Account of the Trial of Lord Conwallis [sic]

An Impartial Account of the Trial of Lord Conwallis [sic]

by Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis [Cornwallis of Eye, Charles Cornwallis, Baron]

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Published
1679
Condition
Near Fine -
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$258.00

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London: s.n., 1679. Pamphlet. Near Fine -. [2], 12 p.; 30 cm. Signatures: [A]2 B-C2 D1 (folio). Pages are untrimmed. "4" in ink at lower edge of title page. Wing I-78. Published anonymously but attributed to the defendant, Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Conwallis (1655-1698), who was tried for murder. He and another… Read more
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image of Il Regno de Goti nella Spagna Abbattuto, e Risorto; overo La Perdita, e Racquisto della Spagna occupata da Mori

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Naples: Francesco Savio, 1648. Leather_bound. Very Good. [8], 450 [i.e. 462], [10] p.; 22 cm. Signatures: a4 A-3N4 (4to). Contemorary limp vellum with handwritten spine title. Errors in pagination: p. 458-459 misnumbered 454-455; p. 462 misnumbered 450. Woodcut tail-pieces and initials; printed marginal notes. Includes index. The first edition of the first two… Read more
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image of The Works of Joseph Hall, B. of Norwich with a table now added to the same

The Works of Joseph Hall, B. of Norwich with a table now added to the same

by Hall, Joseph

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Published
1647
Condition
Fair
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$386.00

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London: M. Flesher, 1647. Hardcover. Fair. 1353 p.; 34 cm. Signatures: B-3G6 3H4 3I-4H6 4I4 4K-N6 4O-P8 4Q-5X6 (-5X5, -5X6) 2o. Full calf with seven spine compartments between raised bands; red leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title "Hall's Works." All page edges red. Wing, H362. Lacking first signature (including frontispiece and… Read more
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image of Controverses Familières, où les Erreurs de la Religion Prétendue Réformée sont Réfutées par l'Écriture, les Conciles et les Pères

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Paris: Antoine Dezallier, 1685. Hardcover. Very Good. [4], 399, [5] p.; 17 cm. Signatures: [pi]2 A-R12 (-R11, -R12). Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title in second compartment; gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. All page edges speckled red. Woodcut headpieces and tailpieces. Small printed bookplate on… Read more
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$324.00
image of Apologie pour les Catholiques, Contre les Faussetez & les Calomnies d'un Livre Intitulé: La Politique du Clergé de France; Fait Premierement en François, & puis traduit en Flamend--I. Partie  [vol. 1]

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Liege [i.e. Amsterdam]: Veuve Bronkart [i.e. veuve de Jan Jacobsz Schipper], 1681. Hardcover. Good +. Vol. 1 (of 2): [12], 552, [2] p.; 17 cm. Signatures: *6 A-Z12 (Z12+1) (12mo). Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title in second compartment with gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. All page… Read more
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$242.00
image of Joannis Miltoni Angli Pro Populo Anglicano Defensio, contra Claudii Anonymi, alias Salmasii, Defensionem Regiam [Wing, M2169A]

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London: Typis Du Gardianis, 1652. Hardcover. Good +. 276, [12] p.; 14 cm. Signatures: A-M12 (12mo). Errors in signing: B7 signed B6, L7 signed L6. Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title in second compartment; gilt-tooled decoration in other compartments. All page edges speckled red. Title vignette of… Read more
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image of M. Annaeus Lucanus De Bello Civili, cum Hug. Grotii, Farnabii notis integris & variorium selectiss; Accurante Corn: Schrevelio

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Lugd. Batav. et Roterod [Leiden, Netherlands]: Ex officina Hackiana, 1669. Hardcover. Good +. [16], 614, [146] p.: folded map; 20 cm. (Signatures: *8 A-3A8 3B4 8vo). Full calf (18th century?) with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title in second compartment; gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. Gilt decoration along edges of both boards. … Read more
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image of Dritter Thail, dess Tractats De Autonomia, das ist von der Freystellung mehrerlay Religion und Glauben [provenance: witch hunter Friedrich Förner]

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München: Adam Berg, 1586. Hardcover. Very Good +. Title continued: "darinnen werden die vermainte unnd in dem andern Thail angezogne Argumenta unnd grunduesten, oder Freysteller, ein jedes in seiner Ordnung, Abgelainet." Volume 3 only (of 3 volumes): [4], 276, [8] leaves [i.e. 576 p.]; 22 cm. Signatures: A-Z4 a-z4 2A-3C4 (4to). Remains of contemporary leather… Read more
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image of Instructissima Bibliotheca Manualis Concionatoria: Jn Qvatvor Divisa Tomos

Instructissima Bibliotheca Manualis Concionatoria: Jn Qvatvor Divisa Tomos

by Lohner, Tobias

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Published
1681
Condition
Very Good
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$644.00

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Dilingae [Dillingen an der Donau, Ger.]: Joannis Caspari Bencard, 1681. Hardcover. Very Good. Title page continued: "In quorum Primo De Virtutibus: In Secundo de Vitiis: In Tertio de Sacramentis, Novissimis, alissque similibus materiis frequentius in Cathedra tractari solitis: in Quarto denique de materiis rariùs in praxi occurrentibus, Copiosa Et Selecta Pro Concionibvs, Exhortationibus, aliisque spiritualibus Instructionibus materia, Nempe… Read more
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image of Grammaire Italienne: Recueillie de ce qu'en ont Écrit, Duez, Gualtieri, Lanfredini, Messieurs du Port Royal, Salviati, Bartoli, Erico, & plus de vintcinq Autres Celebres Auteurs

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Geneva [Geneve]: J. Herman Widerhold, 1681. Hardcover. Fair. Title continued: "Avec un Traité de la Poesie, Trois Dialogues familiers, la Comedie de la Moresse, des compliments, & une Guirlande de Proverbes, &c." 312, 87, [1] p.; 16 cm. Signatures: *4 A-N12 a-c12 d8 (12mo). Contemporary full vellum with writing faintly at head of spine,… Read more
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image of Engraved Portrait of Flemish artist Paul Brill (1554-1626) by Esme de Boulonois

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1682: Louis Bilaine. Near Fine. Boulonois, Esme De. 1 leaf (34 x 21 cm.) with engraved portrait (17 x 13 cm.) of Flemish artist Paul Brill (1554-1626) by Esme de Boulonois. From Isaac Bullart's Academie des Sciences et des Arts, Contenant les Vies, & les Eloges Historiques des Hommes Illustres (book VI, pp. 449-450). Text in… Read more
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image of Regii Sanguinis Clamor ad Coelum Adversus Parricidas Anglicanos

Regii Sanguinis Clamor ad Coelum Adversus Parricidas Anglicanos

by Du Moulin, Pierre

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Published
1652
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$283.00

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Hague: Adriani Vlacq, 1652. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. [16], 148 p.; 13 cm. Signatures: [fleuron]8 A-F12 G2 (12mo). Original vellum with title written on spine in an old hand. First edition. Published anonymously, but written by Pierre Du Moulin. See J. Shawcross, Milton: A Bibliography for the Years 1624-1700, p. 285;… Read more
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image of Lyste vande Staet der Troupen die den Koning van Vrankryk syn Armeé Sullen Formeeren

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Gravenhage, Netherlands: Nicolaes Wilt, 1684. Paperback. Very Good -. [2], 10 p.; 20 cm. Signatures: pi1A4B1 (4to). Woodcut title vignette. Date of publication from Worldcat. Knuttel, 11922. Not in STCN. Old ink page numbering 799-810 written over printed page numbers. Contains lists of the number of batallions of infantry, gendarmes, cavalry,… Read more
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$706.00