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MISCELLANEA SPIRITUALIA: or, Devout Essaies.

by Montagu, Walter.

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1648
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Printed for W. Lee, D. Pakeman, and G. Bedell. London: ., 1648 pp. [1] (Added engraved title on light paper), [1] (Printed Title), [30], [1](The Printer to the Reader + Errata); 198, 265-405, [1] (Imprimatur: Na: Brent. Junii 12. 1647, with crown and fleur de lis rules), [8]. With blanks. 4to. 216 mm. (4to). The printed title has "Ecclus" at… Read more
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HEROIDES OU LETTRES EN VERS. Vols I & II.

by Collection of French Pamphlets, with Beautiful & Fine French Engravings; Various Authors, and Illustrators.

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Published
1764
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Very Good
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Various publishers, including . Paris &/or Geneva: -1769., 1764 Fourteen (14) Rare French Literary Pamphlets in two volumes. All 8vo. 205 mm. Leather backed marbled boards, very slightly worn. Hardbound. Text in fine condition; some offsetting from the engravings. Contents include: Vol. I - 1). LETTRE AMOUREUSE D'HELOISE A ABAILARD. Translation of: Eloisa to Abelard, by Alexander Pope. New Edition… Read more
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CONTES ET NOUVELLES En Vers. [Vol. I only].

by La Fontaine, Jean de; Fermiers General.

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Published
1762
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1st Edition
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A Amsterdam [i.e. Barbou, Paris]: ., 1762 One volume (of two). pp. xiv, [2], 268, [2], 8 [Directions to the Binder often lacking] + Plus a remarkable group of (40) elegant engravings, including two duplicates and a portrait frontis. Lacks the plate at p. 87. Many fine vignettes. Most of the plates are after Charles-Dominique-Joseph Eisen (1720-1778). 12mo (in 8s).… Read more
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CONTES ET NOUVELLES DE BOCACE FLORENTIN: Traduction libre, accommodee au gout de ce temps, & enrichie de figures en taille-douce gravees par Mr. Romain de Hooge.

by Boccaccio, Giovanni; Decamerone. French. Illustrated by Romeyn de Hooghe.

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Published
1697
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Very Good
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Chez George Gallet, A Amsterdam: MDCXCVII ., 1697 Two volumes. pp. v. 1: [24], 366 ; v. 2: 427, [13] Plus frontis and with 100 etchings by de Hooghe preceding each of the 100 novellas. First title page printed in red and black. Contemporary French full leather speckled calf bindings. 12 mo. 160mm. The etchings are boldly printed. Hardbound. Very… Read more
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CORINNE, OU, L'ITALIE. Seconde et Troisieme Partie.

by Stael, Madame de; Bibliotheque des Dames.

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Published
1814
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Chez A.J. Blocquerst, imprimeur, Philadelphie (Philadelphia): ., 1814 Volumes 5 & 6 from a larger set issued as: BIBLIOTHEQUE DES DAMES, OU, RECUEIL DES MEILLEURS ROMANS FRANCAIS, being vols 2 & 3 of Corrine. pp. 200; 247. Uncut deckel edges. Original plain paper wraps with printed spine titles. Anne Louise Germaine de Stael-Holstein (1766-1817), commonly known as Madame de Stael,… Read more
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MEMOIRES SUR LA VIE ET LES OUVRAGES DE M. TURGOT, Ministre d'Etat. Premiere partie.

by Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel.

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Published
1782
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Philadelphie [i.e. Paris]: [i.e. Barrois l'aine]: ., 1782 pp. (x), 148. 8vo. 220 mm. Self wraps - unbound; uncut; deckle edged. Title page soiled. Early ms. ownership at the top of the t.p., but we can't make it out. Issued under a false imprint, this rare biography of the French finance minister Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, Baron de l'Auline (1727-1781) is attributed… Read more
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Printed for Mathew Carey, William Young, Thomas Dobson, H. & P. Rice and John Ormrod, Philadelphia: ., 1796 283 p. XLib stamp of the Lancaster Mechanics' Society on title page. Mildly browned and foxed. 12mo. 170 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Front board detached. Rear board very fragile. Loss at head of spine. Hardbound. Good. An early political work… Read more
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Published by order of the House of Representatives, (Printed by William Ross?), (Philadelphia): 18th January, ., 1799 123 p. XLib stamp of the Mercantile Library of Philadelphia on pages 53 and 93. Some signatures browned but not brittle. Light damp stain. Lacks fly leaves. Top edge gilt. Small 8vo. 195 mm. Disbound. Removed. Largely correspondence of Elbridge Gerry, American minister… Read more
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CONTES ET NOUVELLES En Vers.

by La Fontaine, Jean de; Fermiers General.

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Published
1762
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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A Amsterdam [i.e. Barbou, Paris]:, 1762 Two Volumes. pp. xiv, [2], 268, [2], 8; [2], viii, [2], 306, [4], [9]-16 + Plus a remarkable group of elegant engravings, including: Two frontispieces by Fiquet, after Rigault and Vispre; over fifty vignettes and culs-de-lamp by Choffard; and 80 full-page plates after Eisen by - Aliamet, Baquoy, Choffard, Delafosse, de Longueil, Flipart, Le… Read more
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Suivant la Copie imprimee a Paris. [Abraham Wolfgang, Amsterdam: -1665]., 1662 Six plays bound in one volume. Separate pagination. Each with a handsome engraved title page. One engraved t.p. with early color. Wolfgang's woodcut printer's device is on each of the printed title pages, and there is a device on each terminal page. 24 mo. 135 mm. Handsome early French… Read more
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Printed by W. Ross, Philadelphia: ()., 1798 131 p. Publisher's device on title page. Light XLib stamp of the Mercantile Library on title page and elsewhere. Light dampstain. Lacks fly leaves. Top edge gilt. Small 8vo. 200 mm. Disbound - removed. Good. Title continues: 'Published by the Secretary of State (Timothy Pickering), In conformity with the Resolution of Congress, of… Read more
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Printed for Samuel Longcope, Philadelphia: ., 1796 Three volumes. Vols. I & II are the 1st American Edition. pp. 275; 267. 12mo. 170 mm. Full leather bindings. Front board detached from Vol. 1. These have early ownerships of the Elmendorf family. In the (detached) front flyleaf of Vol. 1 is the signed manuscript comments on the book: 'Rosseau's Eloisa says… Read more
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From the press of Snowden & M'Corkle, Philadelphia: ., 1796 160 p. XLib bookplate of the Lancaster Mechanics' Society on front paste down. Early manuscript ownership of John Reynolds on title page. XLib stamp on title page. Mildly foxed. 12mo. 170 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Front board detached. Original leather spine label. Printed bookplate of the Mechanic's Library… Read more
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Printed by John Ward Fenno, Philadelphia: ., 1798 pp. (4), (3)-45. Light XLib stamp of the Mercantile Library of Philadelphia on page 41. Age stain. Lacks fly leaves. Top edge gilt. Small 8vo. 190 mm. Disbound. Removed. Good. Title continues: 'Containing Observations on Some of the Documents, Communicated by the President, on the Eighteenth Instant. 21st January, 1799. Ordered to… Read more
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ANECDOTES OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE AND HIS TIMES, Compiled From Every Authentic Source.

by Cunningham, A.

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Published
1855
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Good
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John B. Perry, Philadelphia: ., 1855 pp. xiii, 504 + 21 plates. Lacks portrait frontis? Light foxing. Mildly XLib. 24mo. 130 mm. Original leather binding, worn. Spine perished. Boards decorated and embossed with vines and lilies. Needs to be resewn. Wolf 225. Hardbound. Binding poor. PAIMP 23. Hardcover. Good.
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TOM BURKE 'OF OURS'. A Novel.

by Lever, Charles James (1806-1872).

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Published
1858
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T.B. Peterson & Brothers, Philadelphia: (between -1890)., 1858 pp. iv, 270. Frontis. Double column. Book label of P.R. Stetson on front paste down. Manuscript ownership and address of P.R. Stetson, 124 So. 5th St. Reading. Large 8vo. 230 mm. Original publisher's stamped cloth binding. Corners worn with loss. Small loss at head spine. Hardbound. Good. 'Tom Burke' is a characteristic… Read more
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(Printed by J. M'Creery, London) Philadelphia Printed. London Reprinted For Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster-Row: ., 1810 pp. iv, 252. Title page soiled and rebacked. Tall 8vo. 225 mm. Original leather spine over marbled covered boards. Vellum covered corners. Original leather spine label. Small loss at head of spine. Hardbound. Good. Robert Walsh, Jr. (1785-1859) was born in Baltimore.… Read more
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(Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins for) Blanchard and Lea, Philadelphia: ., 1854 pp. (3), (1)-173, 12 [Publisher's catalogue]. Foxed. Pages 11 to 14 loss of some letters. 12mo. 190 mm. Original leather spine over printed paper boards. Front board detached. Rear board very fragile. Binding worn and soiled. Title continues: 'Wherein The Model Verbs, And Several Of The Most… Read more
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MIRABEAU: A Life-history. In Four Books. Complete In One Volume.

by [Mirabeau]; Anonymous.

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Published
1848
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(Printed by T.K. and P.G. Collins for) Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia: ., 1848 pp. viii, (1), (15)-374, (30) [Publisher's illustrated catalogue]. Foxed. Manuscript ownership of Thomas? L. Speyers?, 1873. 1924 penciled comment that mentions American Civil War. 12mo. 200 mm. Original full cloth binding. Major loss at head of spine. Hardbound. Good. Honore-Gabriel de Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749-1791) was… Read more
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THE LEGEND OF THE DECADENTS.

by Roosbroeck, Gustave L. Van; Beach, Joseph warren.

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Published
1927
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(Printed by Lancaster Press for the) Institut des Etudes Francais, Columbia University, New York: ., 1927 pp. iii, 126. Small 8vo. 205 mm. Original printed paper wraps, worn and broken, with 1" loss at the spine. Marginal damp stain. The Chapters include: Are the Modern Poets Decadent?; Huysmans the Sphinx; Tragic Story of Adore Floupette; Albert Samain a French Love… Read more
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