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image of NARRATIVE OF THE MIRACULOUS CURE OF ANNE MUNNINGS: of Colchester, by Faith, Prayer, and Anointing with Oil, on New-Year's Day, 1705; Crafty Kate, of Colchester, or, The False-hearted Clothier Frighted into Good Manners, a rare and whimsical old Ballad; An extraordinary Love-Letter, Addressed to a Lady of Maldon, in 1644; and The Maldon Martyr's Prayer, 1555. A very limited number printed.

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Totham [England]: Printed by Charles Clark at his Private Press., 1847. First Printing. Octavo; original green printed wrappers. 14 unnumbered leaves printed in black letter on rectos only, title page printed in red & black ; 22 cm. Minor creasing; a very good, sound copy in the original printed wrappers. ¶ Reprints four extremely rare works works originally… Read more
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image of AUS DEM SCHWEIZERISCHEM VOLKSLEBEN DES XV JAHRHUNDERTS. Der Inquisitionsprozess wider die Waldenser zu Freiberg i. U. im Jahre 1430 nach den Akten dargestellt.

AUS DEM SCHWEIZERISCHEM VOLKSLEBEN DES XV JAHRHUNDERTS. Der Inquisitionsprozess wider die Waldenser zu Freiberg i. U. im Jahre 1430 nach den Akten dargestellt.

by OCHSENBEIN, Gottfried Friedr.

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Published
1881.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$225.00

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Bern: Verlag der Dalp'ichen Buchhandlung [R. Schmid]. , 1881.. First Edition, First Printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. First edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers. 410 pp. Text in German and printed in German Fraktur (Gothic Blackletter) throughout. Wear to wrappers, but complete; some splits to spine panel, old ownership name on title page. Overall, very good. A very rare… Read more
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image of THE BOOK OF ISAIAH. A LEAF FROM A BIBLIA LATINA, PRINTED BY ANTON KOBERGER IN NUREMBERG IN 1479.

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Nuremberg, Germany: Anton Koberger, 1479. A large folio leaf of incunabula, from the 51-line Biblia Latina printed by Anton Koberger on August 6, 1479 at Nurenburg. Text is from Isaiah, Chapters 37 - 40. The leaf measures 410 x 287 mm. Double column, 51 lines of Gothic type in Vulgate Latin, with versal letters in red & blue. Small… Read more
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image of THE BOOK OF 2 EDRAS. A LEAF FROM A BIBLIA LATINA, PRINTED BY ANTON KOBERGER IN NUREMBERG IN 1479.

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Nuremberg, Germany: Anton Koberger, 1479. A large folio leaf of incunabula, from the 51-line Biblia Latina printed by Anton Koberger on August 6, 1479 at Nurenburg. Text is from 2 Esdras, Chapters11-13. The leaf measures 410 x 287 mm. Double column, 51 lines of Gothic type in Vulgate Latin, with versal letters in red & blue. Touch of wear… Read more
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image of THE BOOK OF GENESIS. A LEAF FROM A BIBLIA LATINA, PRINTED BY ANTON KOBERGER IN NUREMBERG IN 1479.

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Nuremberg, Germany: Anton Koberger, 1479. A large folio leaf of incunabula, from the 51-line Biblia Latina printed by Anton Koberger on August 6, 1479 at Nurenburg. Text is from Genesis, Chapters 44 - 47. The leaf measures 410 x 287 mm. Double column, 51 lines of Gothic type in Vulgate Latin, with versal letters in red & blue. Tiny… Read more
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A LETTER TO THE FREEHOLDERS OF THE COUNTY OF HUNTINGDON.

by MALTBY, Edward, D.D.

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Published
1807.
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$65.00

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London: Cadell and Davies., 1807.. First Edition, First Printing. Original Wrappers. Good. First Edition. Otavo, original plain blue wrappers, stiched at spine. 46 pp. Titled by hand and Inscribed by the author on the front wrapper "With the Author's Compliments". Front wrapper torn & creased, some browning to text; untrimed, very good condition. ¶ Edward Maltby (1770-1859)… Read more
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image of THE WHITE LADY AND UNDINE. Tales From the German. By The Hon. C.L. Lyttelon.

THE WHITE LADY AND UNDINE. Tales From the German. By The Hon. C.L. Lyttelon.

by VON WOLTMANN, C [Caroline] and FOUQUE, Baron Frederick de la Motte. LYTTELTON, The Hon. C.L.. [translator].

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Published
1859.
Condition
Fine
Edition
Early Edition
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$150.00

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London: Bell and Daldy, Fleet Street., 1859.. Early Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Early edition, the first edition of this translation and collection was published in 1844. 12mo, original green cloth stamped in blind on upper and lower covers, spine panel titled and decorated in gilt, brown coated endpapers. Nicely illustrated throughout. Faint evidence of a bookplate removed from the… Read more
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image of Sabazius.

Sabazius.

by [RELIGION]. LENORMANT, François.

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Published
1875.
Edition
First Separate Edition
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$150.00

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Paris: Aux Bureaux de la Revue Archeologique., 1875.. First Separate Edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers. 27 pp, ads on rear cover. Offprint article from the Revue Archeologique. Disbound from a larger volume of pamphlets, stab marks along spine edge. Small tear to front wrapper at upper spine corner; a very good copy. ¶ Dissertation on Sabazius, the primary… Read more
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image of Die Sagen von Merlin. Mit alt-wälschen, bretagnischen, schottischen, italienischen und lateinischen Gedichten und Prophezeiungen Merlins, der Prophetia Merlini des Gottfried von Monmouth, und der Vita Merlini, lateinischem Gedichte aus dem dreizehnt.

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Halle: Verlag der Buchhandlung des Waisenhauses. , 1853.. First Edition, First Printing. First edition. Octavo, Bound in mid-20th Century half paper patterned boards with green cloth spine, gilt titles. 351 pp. Foxing and staining to text block, a few old marks to title page and also the title leaf is slightly crumpled; a very good copy. ¶ Rare. The… Read more
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image of Die hellenistischen Mysterienreligionen nach ihren Grundlagen und Wirkungen. Vortrag ursprünglich gehalten in dem Wissenschaftlichen Predigerverein für Elsass-Lothringen den 11. November 1909. 3. erw. und umgearb. Aufl.

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Leipzig B.G. Teubner. 1927.. 3rd Edition. Octavo, original printed paper wrappers. 438 pp., 2 plates. Text in German. A few pencil notes in the hand of Dr. Charles Muses. Wrappers a bit tanned and frayed; very good.
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image of La Tablette Tsong du Tcheou-Li [bound with] Le Mythe du Dragon en Chine [bound with] Les Jou-Yi [bound with] Les Pei-Yu [bound with] La Cigale en Chine [bound with] Les Symboles de Jade dans le Taoisme.

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Paris: Ernst Leroux,, 1915 - 1932.. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto. First separate editions of six items bound together, all with their original front & rear wrappers bound in. Contemporary red cloth binding with printed paper label on spine panel titled "La Tablette Tsong du Tcheou-Li / Giesler / 1915". 30; 68; 21; 15; 19; 158-181 pp. Illustrations in… Read more
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image of Dissertationes Excerptae ex Commentario Literali in Omnes Novi Testamenti. Five Volumes in Two.

Dissertationes Excerptae ex Commentario Literali in Omnes Novi Testamenti. Five Volumes in Two.

by CALMET, Augustin.

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Published
1754-1755.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$550.00

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Tyrnau: Typis Academicis Societatis Jesu., 1754-1755.. First Edition, First Printing. First edition. 12mo. Five Volumes in Two; contemporary half calf over decorated paste boards, the spines ruled and titled in gilt on labels, all page edges dyed red. 268 + 264 pp (Books One and Two in the first Volume); 276 + 235 + 176 (Books Three, Four and… Read more
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image of Der Raub und die Ruckkehr der Persephone in ihrer Bedeutung fur di Mythologie, Litteratur - und Kust-Geschichte.

Der Raub und die Ruckkehr der Persephone in ihrer Bedeutung fur di Mythologie, Litteratur - und Kust-Geschichte.

by FOERSTER, Richard.

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Published
1874.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$75.00

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Stuttgart: Verlag von Albert Heitz, 1874.. First Edition, First Printing. First edition. Octavo, original quarter green cloth over marbled paper boards, plain endpapers, patterned page edges. ix + 300 pp., two folding plates inserted at rear. Ink signature on title page, some wear along edges; a very good copy.
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image of Aus del Schweizerischem Volksleben de XV Jarhunderts. Der Inquisitionsprozess wider die Waldenser zu Freiberg i. U. im Jahre 1430 nach den Akten dargestellt.

Aus del Schweizerischem Volksleben de XV Jarhunderts. Der Inquisitionsprozess wider die Waldenser zu Freiberg i. U. im Jahre 1430 nach den Akten dargestellt.

by [INQUISITION]. OCHSENBEIN, Gottfried Friedr.

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Published
1881.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$125.00

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Bern: Verlag der Dalp'ichen Buchhandlung [R. Schmid]. , 1881.. First Edition, First Printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. First edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers. 410 pp. Wear to wrappers, but complete; some splits to spine panel, old ownership name on title page. Overall, very good. ¶ A very rare book. On the Inquisition and the Waldensian heresy trials… Read more
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image of Mémoire sur les Monuments du Culte D'Adonis dans le Territoire de Palaebiblos.

Mémoire sur les Monuments du Culte D'Adonis dans le Territoire de Palaebiblos.

by BOURQUENORD, Le R.P. Alexandre.

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Published
1861.
Edition
First Separate Edition
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$125.00

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Paris: Jacques Lecoffe., 1861.. First Separate Edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers. 51 pp. Offprint article from Études de Théologie, de Philosophie et d'Histoire. Disbound from a larger volume of pamphlets, stab marks along spine edge. Small ink stain to outer margins, otherwise a very good clean copy.
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image of Schediasmata Praeludialia Cogitationum Conjecturalium Circa Originem, Sedesque Antiquas et Linguam Uhro-Magarum populorum.

Schediasmata Praeludialia Cogitationum Conjecturalium Circa Originem, Sedesque Antiquas et Linguam Uhro-Magarum populorum.

by PAZMANDY, Samuelis.

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Published
1784.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$425.00

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Pesti: Literis I. Michaelis Landerer., 1784.. First Edition, First Printing. First edition. Small octavo, contemporary green vellum, title label on spine panel. 1009 pp, one engraved plate at p. 313, decorative headpieces and fleurons. Vellum worn, corners a bit bumped, old repair to bottom section of spine panel, Ink initials on ffep and title page. A good to very… Read more
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image of Discours sur l'Histoire Universelle, pour expliquer la suite de la religion et le changement des empires; adresse au Dauphin, fils de Louis XIV.

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Paris: Chez Mme Lamy., 1802.. Later printing. Octavo, contemporary quarter calf over red card boards, gilt rules and titles on spine. 524 pp, engraved frontispiece portrait, title page vignette, vignette engraving on p. 5. Some browning to the text, old ink name, covers a bit rubbed and worn; a very good, sound copy. ¶ Bossuet's Treatise on World-History,… Read more
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image of Le Déluge et L'Épopée Babylonienne.

Le Déluge et L'Épopée Babylonienne.

by [ARCHAEOLOGY]. LENORMANT, François.

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Published
1873
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$125.00

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Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, Libraires., 1873. First Edition, First Printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, original printed wrappers. 43 pp, ads on rear cover. Disbound from a larger volume of pamphlets, stab marks along spine edge. Pencil marks to text (marginal notes & underlining); a very good clean copy. ¶ Lengthy Dissertation on the Great Flood as… Read more
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image of Orpheus und Heracles in der Unterwelt. Ein antikes Bild nach drei Vasengemälden beurtheilt und Versuch einer Würdigung seines Künstlerischen Gehaltes. Mit einer lithographirten Tafel.

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Berlin: George Reimer., 1865.. First Edition, First Printing. First edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers. 61 pp, large folding plate at rear. Disbound from a larger volume of pamphlets, stab marks along spine edge. Very good clean copy. ¶ Dissertation on Antique images of Orpheus and Herakles in the Underworld.
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image of Set-Typhon. Eine religionsgeschichtliche Studie.

Set-Typhon. Eine religionsgeschichtliche Studie.

by [EGYPTOLOGY]. MEYER, Eduard.

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Published
1875.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$65.00

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Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann., 1875.. First Edition, First Printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, original printed wrappers, 63 pp, ads on rear cover. Disbound from a larger volume of pamphlets, stab marks along spine edge; Small corner torn from two leaves (pp 57-58 & 59-60), with very slight loss to text. Very good. ¶ Lengthy Dissertation… Read more
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