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Seventeen Sonnets and Collected Poems
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Seventeen Sonnets and Collected Poems

by PECK, Kathryn; Marjory WASHBURN (illustrator)

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Used - Internally clean and fresh
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First edition, one of 125 unnumbered copies "printed and bound b
Published
1958
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Hollywood: Galloping Pony Press, 1958. First edition, one of 125 unnumbered copies "printed and bound by Kathryn Peck in the years 1957 & 1958" [the colophon]. Internally clean and fresh. 8vo. 103, [2] pages. Four full-page plates by Washburn (one offset onto text). Original patterned cloth, printed paper title label on front cover; dust jacket (chipped with loss… Read more about this item
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Attention and the Two Natures

Attention and the Two Natures

by CONGE, Michel

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Used - A fine copy
Published
2005
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Tusten, New York: The Lake Press, 2005. A fine copy. 8vo. 13, [3]pp. Sewn in original printed wrappers. 2005 second printing of 1000 copies (the first printing of 2003 was also 1000 copies). Conge's talk was given in Santiago, Chile on 6 August 1966.
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The Life of Alexander Nowell, Dean of St. Pail's, Chiefly Compiled from Registers, Letters, and other Authentic Evidences
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The Life of Alexander Nowell, Dean of St. Pail's, Chiefly Compiled from Registers, Letters, and other Authentic Evidences

by CHURTON, Ralph

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Used - Offsetting on title and some plates, occasional foxing, generally a very good copy
Edition
First edition
Published
1809
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Oxford: The University Press for the Author, 1809. First edition. Offsetting on title and some plates, occasional foxing, generally a very good copy. 8vo (238 x 140mm). xxix, 448 pages. 9 engraved plates, some folding. Brown morocco, arms of Rev. Theodore Williams on sides, gilt-lettered on spine, turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt, by Clarke. Includes bibliographical references and… Read more about this item
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Epitaphium des ehrwirdigen Herrn un Vaters, Martini Luthers
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Epitaphium des ehrwirdigen Herrn un Vaters, Martini Luthers

by WALTHER, Johann

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Used - Light wear to joints
Published
1546
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Wittenberg: Georg Rhau, 1546. Light wear to joints. 4to (196 x 146 mm). 8 leaves. Woodcut medallion portrait of Martin Luther on title, two full page portraits of Luther (dated 1546) and Johann Friedrich I, Elector of Saxony after Lucas Cranach the Younger. 19th-century German decorated paper boards. Provenance: W. Jackson (book label). A German poem written to… Read more about this item
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Lux Evangelica Sub Velum Sacrorum Emblematum Recondita in Anni Dominicas Selectu Historia & Morali Doctrine Varie Adumbrata
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Lux Evangelica Sub Velum Sacrorum Emblematum Recondita in Anni Dominicas Selectu Historia & Morali Doctrine Varie Adumbrata

by ENGELGRAVE, Hendrick

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Used - Binding with wear at extremites; pale dampstain throughout the text
Published
1655
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Coloniae: Prostant apud Iacobum à Meurs Amstelodami, 1655. Binding with wear at extremites; pale dampstain throughout the text. Volume 1 only: 12mo (15 x 8.8 cm). [8], 683, [29] pages. Text in double-columns. Engraved title signed I.v. Meaurs and 52 engraved emblems in text. COntemporary mottled calf, spine gilt. Provenance: early shelfmark of S. Maurity in manuscript on… Read more about this item
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[Cover title:] Bibliothica [sic] Scallawagiana. Catalogue of a Matchless Collection of Books, Pamphlets, Autographs... Relating to Mormonism and the Mormons. The 10 Years' Gathering of Charles L. Woodward, Who, enjoying superior facilities for their acquisition, has never let slip an opportunity-whether at public, or private sale-of adding to their number. To be sold at Vendue, Monday, January 19, 1880... by Messrs. Bangs & Co

[Cover title:] Bibliothica [sic] Scallawagiana. Catalogue of a Matchless Collection of Books, Pamphlets, Autographs... Relating to Mormonism and the Mormons. The 10 Years' Gathering of Charles L. Woodward, Who, enjoying superior facilities for their acquisition, has never let slip an opportunity-whether at public, or private sale-of adding to their number. To be sold at Vendue, Monday, January 19, 1880... by Messrs. Bangs & Co

by [MORMON LITERATURE] - Charles L. WOODWARD

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Used - Lacks rear wrapper, spine chipped with some associated loss to front wrapper
Edition
From the Bart Auerbach Collection
Published
1880
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New York: Bangs & Co, 1880. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Lacks rear wrapper, spine chipped with some associated loss to front wrapper. 8vo. 50 pages. Original printed wrappers; in a cloth folding chemise. Incomplete: lacks pages 35-50. A priced copy. "There is in this catalogue, fifty titles which are rare, and fifty more which are scarce. Be… Read more about this item
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Tracking the Banished Immortal: The Poetry of Li Bo and Its Critical Reception

Tracking the Banished Immortal: The Poetry of Li Bo and Its Critical Reception

by VARSANO, Paula

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Used - In fine, very well preserved condition
Published
2003
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9780824825737
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Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2003. In fine, very well preserved condition. 8vo. 381 pages. Original cloth; dust jacket. First edition. "The poet Li Bo (701-762) has long inspired controversy among readers and critics. Known even during his lifetime as the Banished Immortal, he continues to spark imaginations and challenge passionately held convictions about poetic values. In this… Read more about this item
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Gesta, Virtu, e Doni del Beato Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, Missionario Apostolico dei Minori Riformati
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Gesta, Virtu, e Doni del Beato Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, Missionario Apostolico dei Minori Riformati

by MASSERANO, Giuseppe Maria da

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Used - Title and first leaf with small marginal wormhole, title with old book label removed at bottom, partially covering imprint, A2/3
Published
1796
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Rome: Il Salomoni, 1796. Title and first leaf with small marginal wormhole, title with old book label removed at bottom, partially covering imprint, A2/3 sprung, some pale marginal dampstaining to several gatherings at front, intermittent pale spotting, natural paper crease in lower margin of gathering Nn; binding with rubbing at corners and board edges, spine with some wormtracks. A… Read more about this item
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The Cause and Cure of Infidelity: Including a Notice of the Author's Unbelief, and the Means of His Rescue
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The Cause and Cure of Infidelity: Including a Notice of the Author's Unbelief, and the Means of His Rescue

by NELSON, Rev. David

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Used - Pale foxing, several leaves dog-eared, light wear to binding at extremities, but overall a handsome copy. Early owner's name in
Published
1841
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New York: American Tract Society, 1841. Pale foxing, several leaves dog-eared, light wear to binding at extremities, but overall a handsome copy. Early owner's name in ink on front flyleaf. 8vo. 352 pages. Contemporary tree calf, morocco lettering-piece on spine. First edition.
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Paradisus concionatorum tetralogiae mysticae, sive quatuor sermones preadicabiles
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Paradisus concionatorum tetralogiae mysticae, sive quatuor sermones preadicabiles

by LAMINETZ, Raphael de

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Used - Covers slightly bowed, spine label chipped, lacks final 2 leaves at end of the index, Hhhh3 with lower corner torn away and loss
Published
1677
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Bamberg: Johann Martin Schönwetter, 1677. Covers slightly bowed, spine label chipped, lacks final 2 leaves at end of the index, Hhhh3 with lower corner torn away and loss of text, some browning and occasional foxing. Neatly annotated in several places in ink by a contemporary reader. 4to (19.5 x 16.5 cm). [36], 784, [40] pages. Text in double-columns.… Read more about this item
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Who and What are Priests

Who and What are Priests

by PARSONS, Theophilus, Jr.

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Used - A fine copy with a small black mark on front wrapper
Published
1870
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Philadelphia: New Church Congregational Union, 1870. A fine copy with a small black mark on front wrapper. 12mo (18.5 x 12 cm). 29 pages. Original printed wrappers. FIRST EDITION. Parsons's paper was originally printed in 'New Jerusalem Magazine.' He has added further text to correct certain misapprehensions of the original text, and to supplement it with text that… Read more about this item
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Who and What are Priests

Who and What are Priests

by PARSONS, Theophilus, Jr.

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Used - Wrappers lightly browned, with a pale shadow of transecting lines on front wrapper
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1870
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Philadelphia: New Church Congregational Union, 1870. Wrappers lightly browned, with a pale shadow of transecting lines on front wrapper. 12mo (18.5 x 12 cm). 29 pages. Original printed wrappers. FIRST EDITION. Parsons's paper was originally printed in 'New Jerusalem Magazine.' He has added further text to correct certain misapprehensions of the original text, and to supplement it with… Read more about this item
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De juramenti promissorii obligatione praelectiones septem
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De juramenti promissorii obligatione praelectiones septem

by SANDERSON, John (1587-1663)

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Used - Paper lightly browned, title with pale browning at edges from binding
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1670
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London: R[oger] N[ortron] for A[ndrew] Crook, 1670. Paper lightly browned, title with pale browning at edges from binding. 8vo (174 x 110 mm). [32], 221 pages. Lacking the engraved frontispiece portrait. Modern half red morocco, gilt-lettered on spine. Third edition of Sanderson's treatise on oaths. ESTC R34127; Wing S484.
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A relation of the death of the primitive persecutors. English'd by Gilbert Burnet. To which he hath made a large preface concerning persecution
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A relation of the death of the primitive persecutors. English'd by Gilbert Burnet. To which he hath made a large preface concerning persecution

by LACTANTIUS, Lucius Caecilius Firmianus (ca 240-320)

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Used - A few dampstains and minor foxing
Published
1687
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Amsterdam: Printed for J. S. [John Starkey], 1687. A few dampstains and minor foxing. 12mo (143 x 82 mm). 167 pages. Modern calf antique, spine gilt. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of this treatise of persecution by Lactantius, often referred to as the "Christian Cicero." This is apparently also the first appearance of any of Lactantius' works in English.… Read more about this item
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Extraits des assertions dangereuses et pernicieuses en tout genre
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Extraits des assertions dangereuses et pernicieuses en tout genre

by [ROUSSEL DE LA TOUR, Abbé Claude-Pierre (1710-98)]

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Published
1762
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Paris: Pierre-Guillaume Simon, 1762. Two volumes, 12mo (165 x 97 mm; 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.). Half-titles. xii, 436; viii, 479 pages. Contemporary French cat's-paw sheep, the spine in six compartments with five raised bands, tan morocco lettering-pieces in two, a repeated floral panel in the remaining. A very good copy with light wear to the binding at… Read more about this item
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St. Helena and the Cape of Good Hope: or, Incidents in the Missionary Life of the Rev. James M'Gregor Bertram of St. Helena

St. Helena and the Cape of Good Hope: or, Incidents in the Missionary Life of the Rev. James M'Gregor Bertram of St. Helena

by HATFIELD, Rev. Edwin F.

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1862
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New York: Edward H. Fletcher, 1862. 8vo. 4], xiv, [3], 18-220 pp, 11-page advertisements at end. Complete with engraved frontispiece portrait of Bertram, portrait of the author, and engraved title by J. Bannister. Original embossed brown cloth, gilt-lettered on spine. Binding worn, pale browning and dampstaining. Provenance: James L. Ward (contemporary ownership signature on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION.… Read more about this item
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Thoughts on Religion and Other Subjects
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Thoughts on Religion and Other Subjects

by PASCAL, Blaise

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Published
1704
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London: W. B. for A. and J. Churchil, R. Sare, and J. Tonson, 1704. 8vo (177 x 113 mm). Translated from the French into English by Basil Kenet (1674-1715). [1], lviii, [12], 392 pp. 2-leaf manuscript index at end (wear at edges). 18th-century half calf, marbled boards, smooth spine gilt, red morocco lettering-piece. Light wear at extremities, rear hinge… Read more about this item
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Discourses on Various Subjects Relative to the Being and Attributes of God and His Works in Creation, Providence, and Grace
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Discourses on Various Subjects Relative to the Being and Attributes of God and His Works in Creation, Providence, and Grace

by CLARKE, Adam

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Published
1828
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New York: M'Elrath and Bangs for Carvill, Bliss, Collis et a., 1828. Some rubbing, a few small stains. 8vo. 304pp. Original mottled sheep, red morocco lettering-piece. A collection of 16 sermons from the minister at Heydon Hall, Middlesex.
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The Diamond: Being the Law of Prophetic Succession and a Defense of the Calling James J. Strang as Successor to Joseph Smith, and a Full Exposition of the Law of God Touching the Succession of Prophets Holding the Presidency of the True Church, and the Proof that this Succession Has Been Kept up

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N.p. [possibly Burlington, Wis.], 1893. 8vo. 15 pp. Text in double column. Disbound. Originally published by Strang in Voree, Wisconsin in 1848. Concerns Strang's attempt to prove that he was the rightful heir to Joseph Smith's position as head of the Mormon Church. It precedes the expanded version, 'The Prophetic Controversy.' Flake 8504; Howes S1063; Morgan, Strangite S3. … Read more about this item
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The Sermon on the Mount; Introduction, parallel texts, and commentaries by Rowan A. Greer

by LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB

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Used - Slightest wear to glassine and rubbing to spine, otherwise fine.
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Limited edition, number 605 of 1600 copies
Published
1977
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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1977. Limited edition, number 605 of 1600 copies. Slightest wear to glassine and rubbing to spine, otherwise fine.. Folio. Original black morocco-backed patterned boards; original glassine; publisher's slipcase.
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