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MASKS AND MASKING IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY TUDOR ENGLAND

by Twycross, Meg, and Sarah Carpenter

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780754602309
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Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. [10],418 pp., containing in-text illustrations. Publisher's pictorial blue cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Pencil ownership signature in front free endpaper. Fine. "Drawing on broad research, this study explores the different social and theatrical masking activities in England during the Middle Ages and the early 16th century. The authors present… Read more
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THE ICONOGRAPHY OF HELL ... EARLY DRAMA, ART, AND MUSIC SERIES, 17

by Davidson, Clifford, and Thomas H. Seiler (eds.); [Pamela Sheingorn, Barbara D. Palmer, Philip Butterworth, Richard Rastall, Ann Faulkner, Peter Meredith, Cecile Williamson Cary]

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Published
1992
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781879288027
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Kalamazoo, Michigan: Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. xii,215 pp. plus 23 plates. Original pictorial wrappers. Light wear to wrappers. Near fine. Essays include Pamela Sheingorn's "'Who Can Open the Doors of His Face?' The Iconography of Hell Mouth," Barbara D. Palmer's "The Inhabitants of Hell: Devils," Philip Butterworth's "Hellfire: Flame as… Read more
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¡DEATH, BROTHER OF SLEEP; HOLY PRIMAEVAL KING! [caption title]

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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Published
1960
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Thus
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$125.00

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[New York]: Hand set & Printed at Uranian Press by R.O.T. [i.e. Richard O. Tyler], 1960. First Thus. Broadside. Near fine. [ca. 1960]. Broadside, 11 x 8½ inches. Printed in black on salmon paper. Embossed seal of the Uranian Press and rubber stamp of Uranian Tract Society in lower margin. Two horizontal folds, else fine.Fine An early "tract"… Read more
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image of CREATIVITY AS A MANTIC PROCEDURE OF THE INTUITIVE FUNCTION

CREATIVITY AS A MANTIC PROCEDURE OF THE INTUITIVE FUNCTION

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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Published
1960
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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New York: Hand Set & Printed by Michael Martin & David Lewis, apprentices at Uranian Press N.Y.C., 1960. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Bifolium, [4] pp., with 2 inserted leaves (printed rectos only), all 12 x 9 inches, printed in red and black on brown paper. Light wear at edges, 1 3/4- inch crease in outer edge of… Read more
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image of I CH TH U S : Iesos CHristos THeou Uíos Soter . . . [caption title]

I CH TH U S : Iesos CHristos THeou Uíos Soter . . . [caption title]

by [Baer, Dorothea (Tyler) [ill.]]

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Published
1962
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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[New York]: Uranian Press, 1962. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. Baer, Dorothy [Tyler]. [ca. 1962]. Broadside, approximately 6½ x 5½ inches. Printed in red on green paper. Embossed with seal of Uranian Press in lower margin. Signatures of Dorothea Baer and Richard O. Tyler over rubber stamps of their monograms on verso. Faint toning at bottom edge, else… Read more
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[R.O.T.]'S 9 GNOSTIC TRACTS 9

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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Published
1962
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Uranian Press, 1962. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Tyler, Richard; Dorothea Baer; Manuel Narciza. 9 broadsides, 11 x 8½ inches, in original pictorial paper folder, 11½ x 9¾ inches. Broadsides printed in black and red on pale green paper, folder in red on green stiff paper. Numbered in pencil by Tyler over his rubber-stamped monogram on folder… Read more
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THE PLANETS

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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Published
1958
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$6,000.00

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New York: Uranian Press, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Tyler, Richard. Folio. [40] leaves (29 printed), containing wood-block images and text printed in black, red, and blue. Original red linen over boards, printed in black, dyed endpapers. Numbered, signed, and dated 1958 by the author on the flyleaf. Light wear to covers, small red stain in upper-right… Read more
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image of RAMILLETE DE EPISTOLAS, Y ORACIONES CELESTIALES PARA FECUNDAR TODO GENERO DE ESPIRITUS. NACIDO EN EL AMENO IARDIN DE LAS VIRTUDES TODAS EL CORAÇON DE LA MYSTICA DOCTORA, Y SERAFICA VIGEN SANTA CATHALINA DE SENA DE LA SAGRADA ORDEN DE PREDICADORES. QUE MANDÒ TRADUCIR A LA LENGUA CASTELLANA, DE LA TOSCANA PROPRIA DE LA SANTA, EL EMINENTISSIMO SEÑOR DON FR. FRANCISCO XIMENEZ DE CISNEROS, POR LA DIVINA MISERACION CARDENAL, Y ARÇOBISPO DE LA SANTA IGLESIA DE TOLEDO, DEL CONSEJO DE SU MAGESTAD, Y CANCILLER MAYOR DE CASTILLA, &C. DEDICASSE, Y CONSAGRASSE A LA MISMA SANTA

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Barcelona: Juan Cassañes y Jayme Suriá, 1698. Hardcover. Very good. [20],476,[28] pp. Printed in two columns. In Spanish. Half title. Contemporary three-quarter sheep and marbled boards, gilt spine rules, gilt leather label, edges speckled in red. Early alphanumerical inscriptions in pastedowns. Binding scuffed and rubbed, internally fine. Early Spanish edition of the letters and prayers of St.… Read more
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image of EIS DOXAN PATROS UIOU KAI HAGIU PNEUMATOS TOU HENOS THEU : PEDALION TES NOETES NEOS, TES MIAS, HAGIAS, KATHOLIKES KAI APOSTOLIKES TON ORTHODOXON EKKLESIAS. . . [ . . .THE RUDDER (PEDALION) : OF THE METAPHORICAL SHIP OF THE ONE HOLY CATHOLIC AND APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS. . . ]

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Athens: Konstantin Gkarpola, 1841. First Thus. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. [14],484 pp. plus two plates (frontispiece and church plan). In modern Greek. Expertly rebound in antique-style three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Frontispiece quite clean, remainder of contents moderately foxed. Very good. First edition printed in Greece (and second overall) of the classic compilation of Eastern… Read more
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image of THE TEMPLAR'S CHART, OR HIEROGLYPHIC MONITOR; CONTAINING ALL THE EMBLEMS AND HIEROGLYPHICS EXPLAINED IN THE VALIANT AND MAGNANIMOUS ORDERS OF KNIGHTS OF THE RED CROSS; KNIGHTS TEMPLARS; AND KNIGHTS OF MALTA, OR ORDER OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM. DESIGNED AND DULY ARRANGED, AGREEABLY TO THE MODE OF WORK AND LECTURING. BY JEREMY L. CROSS, K.R.C. K.T. K.M. &c. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, LESSONS, EXHORTATIONS, PRAYERS, CHARGES, SONGS, &c.

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New-Haven: Published and sold by the author [et al.]; A. H. Maltby & Co., Printers, 1821. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. [2],vi,10-157 pp. including engraved half title, engraved frontispiece, and musical notation in pp. 111-156, plus 21 leaves of plates (1-20 numbered), complete. Later speckled paper over boards, gilt leather label. Moderate foxing throughout. Very good. Scarce… Read more
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image of AN ILLUSTRATION OF THE BOOK OF COMMON-PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND. . .

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London: Printed for the Proprietors, and sold by James Hodges, 1754. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. [684] pp. plus four plates (including frontispiece), as called for. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt rules, raised bands, gilt leather label. Modern bookplate in front pastedown and small monogram inkstamp in frontispiece leaf recto and title page, earlier inkstamp of Cornwall House… Read more
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image of DE SPECTRIS LEMURIBUS ET MAGNIS ATQUE INSOLLITIS FRAGORIBUS, VARIÍSQUE PRAESAGITIONIBUS, QUAE PLERUNQUE OBITUM HOMINUM, MAGNAS CLADES, MUTATIONÉSQUE IMPERIORUM, PRAECEDUNT, LIBER UNUS. LUDOVICO LAVATERO TIGURINO AUTORE

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Geneva: Eustache Vignon, 1580. Hardcover. Very good. [16],213 pp. In Latin. 19th-century plain paper-backed marbled boards. 19th-century German booksellers label in front pastedown. Small early inscription, crossed out in early ink, in title page, not affecting text, occasional early underlining and marginal notes. Two-inch vertical crease at head of title leaf, with half-inch closed tear at edge (tear… Read more
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image of DE TELLURIBUS IN MUNDO NOSTRO SOLARI, QUAE VOCANTUR PLANETAE: ET DE TELLURIBUS IN COELO ASTRIFERO: DEQUE ILLARUM INCOLIS; TUM DE SPIRITIBUS & ANGELIS IBI; EX AUDITIS & VISIS

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London: [John Lewis], 1758. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto. 72 pp. Errata leaf not present, as usual. In Latin. Late 19th-century red morocco, raised bands, gilt spine title, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Mid 19th-century ownership inscription in title page and underlining and extensive marginal notes in English and Latin from the same owner at various… Read more
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image of LEBEN ANTICHRISTI ODER AUSFÜHRLICHE, GRÜNDLICHE UND HISTORISCHE BESCHREIBUNG VON DEN ZUKÜNFFTIGEN DINGEN DER WELT. ALLWO AUS GÖTTLICHER SCHRIFFT, HEILIGEN VÄTTERN UND ANDERN BEWEHRTEN SCRIBENTEN, DIE GANTZE HISTORI VOM LEBEN / WUNDERWERCKEN UND TOD ANTICHRISTI, UND SEINES VORLÄUFFERS ERKLÄRT UND ERZEHLET WIRD. ES IST AUCH ALLHIE DES H. PROPHETEN HENOCHS UND ELIÆ WANDEL, MARTER UND HIMMELFAHRT AUSFÜHRLICH BESCHRIEBEN, UND GRÜNDLICH ERWISEN. ANJETZO VON NEUEM ÜBERSEHEN, CORRIGIRT UND VERBESSERT; WIE AUCH DURCH EINEN SONDERBAREN ZUSATZ VOM JÜDISCHEN MEßIA ERGRÖSSERT UND VERMEHRET: SO DEM BEGIERIGEN LESER NUTZLICH / UND ZU BESSERER ERKANTNUS DISER HISTORI DIENLICH SENN WIRD

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Kaufbeuren: Christian Starck, 1742. Hardcover. Very good. [8],498,[5] pp. including index. In German. Contemporary mottled calf, raised bands, spine richly gilt, gilt leather labels, marbled endpapers, all edges red. Early 20th-century satanic bookplate of "Winkler Jenö." Calf worn at edges and rubbed, loss to lower corner of first rear endpaper. Very good. Later edition, after the first of… Read more
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Mexico City: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo, [ca. 1900]. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. José Guadalupe Posada. Halfsheet, approximately 11 3/4 x 8 inches, printed recto and verso. In Spanish. Woodcut illustration, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, and ornamental border in recto. Toning, 3/4-inch marginal closed tear, not affecting text, else fine. News halfsheet illustrated by José Guadalupe… Read more
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Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1823. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. 24 pp. Original plain green wrappers, stitched. Contemporary ink ownership signature of "G. Bond" on front wrapper. Wrappers lightly chipped at spine ends and corners, light soiling to front wrapper and extreme fore-edge, else near fine. An anti-Calvinist pamphlet from the Unitarian Controversy of 1805-1835, insisting upon… Read more
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SHADOWS OF THINGS TO COME : PALESTINE THE COMING STORM CENTER

by Rimmer, Harry

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Published
1940
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Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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Grand Rapids, Mi.: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 72 pp. Publisher's brown cloth. Spine sunned, else fine.
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ROME AND AMERICA: A BRIEF SURVEY OF COMPARATIVE CULTURE

by Tuercke, Rev. Carl; Charles W. Super (trans.)

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Published
1875
Condition
Very good
Edition
First English Language Edition
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Cincinnati, Oh.: C.N. Morris, 1875. First English Language Edition. Softcover. Very good. 16 pp. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly soiled, else near fine. From the library of Dr. Ephraim M. Epstein, first President of the University of South Dakota, bearing his bookplate. Polemic "Dedicated to all Patriotic Citizens of the United States" by the pastor of Cincinnati's… Read more
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ORIGEN AND HIS WORK

by De Faye, Eugène; Fred Rothwell (trans.)

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Published
1926
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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London: George Allen & Unwin, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. [1926]. 192 pp. Publisher's red cloth in original printed dust jacket. Dust jacket lightly worn and evenly toned. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. First edition in English. A series of eight lectures on Origen delivered at the University of Uppsala in Sweden… Read more
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TO THE MEMBERS OF THE THREE MONTHLY MEETINGS IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA [caption title]

by [Society of Friends]

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Published
1805
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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[Philadelphia]: Kimber, Conrad & Co., 1805. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. 4 pp. Original plain wrappers, stitched. Minor toning at edges, else fine. Address to Quaker community denouncing the controversial practices of taking promissory notes and entering into joint securities. Signed in print by David Bacon, John Parrish, Jacob Tompkins, John Elliott, Nicholas Waln, and Daniel Drinker.
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