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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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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...

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FIRST EDITION IN RIVIERE BINDING: 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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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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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 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 cloth. 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 fre...

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The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: with annotations and parallel Scriptures : to which is annex'd the harmony of the Gospels : as also, the reduction of the Jewish weights, coins and measures, to our English standards: and a table of the promises in Scripture by Holy Bible

1690 1st ed Holy BIBLE Nonconformist Church of England Samuel Clark FOLIO Samuel Clark was a 17th-century English Bible annotator who, at the approval of other Nonconformist ministers such as George Whitefield, published his edition of the Holy Bible in ...

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The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia written by Sir Philip Sidney Knight. The Thirteenth Edition. With his Life and Death; a brief Table of the principal Heads, and some other new additions. by Sidney, Sir Philip

The Thirteenth edition. Printed for George Calvert, at the Golden-Ball in Little-Britain. London. 1674. Small folio. Copper engraved frontispiece portrait, Title, [32], 545, 549-576, 541-564, 601-624, [2], [18], [4]. (Despite erratic pagination, complete ...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


Reliquiæ Wottonianæ. Or, A collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of sundry personages: and other incomparable pieces of language and art. By the curious pencil of the ever memorable Sr Henry Wotton Kt, late provost of Eton Colledge. The second edition with large additions. by Wotton, Henry (1568-1639); Walton, Izaak (ed.)

London: London: printed by Thomas Maxey, for R. Marriot, G. Bedel, and T. Garthwait, 1654. Full leather. Very Good. Lombart, P. Second edition; 12mo; [8], 515pp, complete with portrait frontispiece and 3 leaves of plates. In recent period-style blind-pa...

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Biblia Sacra, Vulgatae ed., Sixti V. Pont. Max. jussu recognita et Clementis VIII. auctoritate edita. by Holy Bible

1691 BIBLE Biblia Sacra Vulgate Latin Sixtus V Clement VIII Carteron Apocrypha A rare, late-17th-century Vulgate Biblia Sacra published in Lyon by Claude Carteron. This edition includes books of Esdras and Manasses, which are not always included in Vulg...

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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....

From Roga Books


Butsuzou Zui (Illustrated Compendium of Buddhist Images) by Hidenibu Tosa

1690 1ed Japanese Woodblock Illustrated Buddhism Buddha Amida Butsuzou Zui A rare, 17th-century handwritten Japanese woodblock book 'Butsuzō-zui' 仏像図彙, or 'Illustrated Compendium of Buddhist Images,' was first published in 1690 (Genroku 元禄 3...

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L'Alcoran De Mahomet by Quran

1685 QURAN Koran Islam Mohammed Mahomet Du Ryer BANNED Muslim Alcoran A rare, 17th-century printing of the Quran in French. This highly desirable Islamic text was translated by Andre du Ryer, known for his accuracy in French translations. Du Ryer transla...

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Secreta alchimiæ magnalia ... Item Thesaurus alchimiæ secretissimus ... Accessit et Ioannis de Rupescissa Liber lucis, ac Raymundi Lullij opus ... quod inscribitur Clavicula & apertorium ... Opera Danielis Brouchuisii ... Cum præfatione D. Ioannis Heurnij. Editio tertia. by AQUINAS, Thomas

1602 SECRETS of Alchemy Occult Science Gold Philosopher's Stone Aquinas RARE "Secreat Alchimiae Magnalia", or "Great Secrets of Alchemy" is an exceedingly rare, early 17th-century treatise containing instruction and theory of turning metals into gold. Spu...

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