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Hudibra, First, Second, Third and Subsequent Parts. First Edition, First Issue 1663 by Butler, Samuel

Butler, Samuel. "Hudibras. The First Part. Written in the time of the late Wars". [4], 268 pages. First Authorized Edition, first issue, with "Saint" in imprint spelled out in full; errata is present, lacking the imprimatur leaf (dated Nov. 11, 1662), and...

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EMBLEMS BOUND BY RIVIERE: A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened with metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, that instruction, and good counsell, may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation. by Wither, George (1588-1667)

London: Printed by A[ugustine]. M[athewes]. for Henry Taunton, and are to be sold at his shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, 1635. 1st Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Passe, Crispijn van de (c.1565-1637); Marshall, William (active 1617-1650). First...

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Opus de conscribendis epistolis by Erasmus, Desiderius

Antwerp: Antwerp: Jan van der Loe, 1543. Full leather. Very Good. Octavo; 211 (i.e. 197) leaves plus [3]pp (Tabula), lacking title page and with usual misfoliations. In later period-style full unlettered morocco (lightly worn) with four raised spine b...

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An essay concerning humane understanding: in four books by LOCKE, John

1695 John LOCKE Essay Concerning Human Understanding Philosophy Tabula Rasa"I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts." – John Locke The very first modern attempt to analyze human knowledge! (PMM)After studying me...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books



BRITANNIA1607; William Camden; 6th Latin Edition, First Map Edition; London, George Bishop, Ioannis Norton; Full Leather, Re-backed; Latin Text; 10/860 Pages +Index; w9.6"xh13.1"; Extremely Rare!ATTRIBUTES:Full Folio Leather cover design with some gold bo...

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A paraphrase and annotations upon all the books of the New Testament, briefly explaining all the difficult places thereof. The fifth edition corrected. by Hammond, Henry (1605-1660)

London: London: printed by J. Macock and M. Flesher, for Richard Royston bookseller to the Kings most sacred Majesty, at the Angel in Amen-Corner, and Richard Davis bookseller in Oxford., 1681. Hardcover. Good. Large thick folio; [8], xii, 360, 371-949...

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El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de

Madrid, Joachin Ibarra, 1782.En 8vo, 4 Tomos. (15,9 x 10 cm.) 4 vols. I: Port., vi-ccclxv-280 p., 6 láminas inc. retrato y un gran mapa plegado. II: Port., iv-602 p. 6 láminas. III: Port., xxi-437 p., 6 láminas. IV: Port., vi-492 p. 6 láminas. Encuade...

From Grupo Editorial Rosa Maria Porrúa



THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY OF DIODORUS THE SICILIAN 1699/1700; Diodorus Siculus, George Booth; 1st English Edition; London, Printed by Edw. Jones for Awnsham and John Churchil; Folio Leather, Re-backed w/spine laid down; Illustrated Maps; 28/797/24 Pages; w8....

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The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha (4 vols) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavadra

London: William Miller, 1801. Full-Leather. Very Good/No jacket - as issued. 24 x 15 cms (9.5" x 6"). Various. PUBLISHING DETAILS: Early and illustrated 4-volume edition of the classic Cervantes novel, published by William Miller of London in...

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Boscobel: or The compleat history of His sacred Majesties most miraculous preservation after the Battle of Worcester, 3 Sept. 1651. Introduced by an exact relation of that battle; and illustrated with a map of the city.[Bound with:] Claustrum regale reseratum or The Kings concealment at Trent. by Blount, Thomas, (1618-1679); Wyndham, Anne

London: London: printed by M. Clark, and to be sold by H. Brome and C. Harper, at their shops in S. Pauls Churchyard and Fleetstreet., 1680. 3rd Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Hove, Frederick Hendrick van. Octavo; [8], 81, [7], 90 pp.; portrait fron...

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The Mourning Bride, a Tragedy. as it is acted at the theatre in Lincoln's Inn-Fields, by His Majesty's Servants by Congreve, William

London: J. Tonson, 1697. Second Edition. Three quarter leather. Very good. Scarce. A very good second edition of Mr. Congreve's famous work. [WING C5858] Blue three quarter cloth over maroon and blue marbled boards. Appears to be missing the first f...

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Tales from Shakespeare (1807) by Charles and Mary Lamb

London, Thomas Hodgkins at the Juvenile Press, 1807. The best first edition of _Tales from Shakespeare_ available for purchase. A fine, clean copy.These 20 tales are illustrated with 20 engraved illustrations by William Mulready. First edition, first impr...

From Amy's Beautiful Books


The Essays, Or Counsels, Civil And Moral, Of Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, With a Table of the Colours of Good & Evil, Whereunto Is added The Wisdom of the Antients, Enlarged by the Honourable Author Himself, and now more exactly Published by Bacon, Francis

M. Clark for Samuel Mearne, in Little Britain, John Martyn, in St. Paul’s Church-yard, and Henry Herringman, in the New Exchange, London, 1680; 12mo; blank flyleaf, title page, A1-7, 1-222, 3 pg. index, Q1-9, blank, 1-28, blank, title page, I-X, 1-110...

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