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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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$3,550.00


History of British Birds, First Edition, 1797 by Bewick, Thomas

Bewick, Thomas: (1753-1828) History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 containing the description and history of land birds etc. Newcastle: Sol. Hodgson; Edward Walker 1797; 1804, 1804. 2 vols. 8vo. xxx, [ii], 3...

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$1,400.00


Le Morte Darthur. (The Noble and Joyous Booke entyled Le Morte Darthur) 1933 by Mallory, Sir Thomas

Le Morte D'arthur. (The Noble and Joyous Booke entyled Le Morte D'arthur). William Caxton. Westminster, 31 July, 1485 is followed by the 1498 Edition 'The Boke of Noble Kyng. Kyng Arthure Somtyme Kynge of Englande and His Noble Actes and Feates of armes o...

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$1,500.00


La Georgica di Virgilio, 1549 by Virgil, Daniello, Bernardino,; d. 1565, ; tr

La Georgica di Virgilio, 1549 Nuovamente di latina in toscana favella, per Bernardino Daniello tradotta, e commentata. Appresso Ioan. Gryphio, In Venetia (Venice). [7], 105 leaves ill. 21 cm. Language: Italian descriptor: Agriculture -- Poetry. Didacti...

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$1,200.00


Pratique Des Exercices Spirituels, Tirée Des Oevvres de Sainte Gertrvde. Vtile & profitable à l’Ame devote, qui desire s’avancer à la perfection. Avec plusieurs Meditations & salutaires enseignmens, tant pour les personnes seculieres... by Gertrude, Saint the Great

Gertrude the Great, Saint. (1256-1302) Pratiqve Des Exercices Spiritvels, Tirée Des Oevvres de Sainte Gertrvde. Vtile & profitable à l'Ame devote, qui desire s'avancer à la perfection. Avec plusieurs Meditations & salutaires enseignmens, tant pour les ...

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$1,800.00


Pencil Sketch Christmas 1854 by Fanny Ruschenberger by Ruschenberger, Fanny

This is an outstanding pencil drawing of a young Fanny Ruschenberger that not only had a fine pen writing hand at the age of 10 but also had the budding artist's eye. The figure of the man, smoking a pipe and looking out at the harbor at the sail boat was...

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$750.00


Le Lacrime di San Pietro di Luigi Tansillo Poema Sacro con Gli Argomenti, ed Allegorie Di Lucrezia Marinella ed Un Discorso Di Tommaso Costo. Giuntavi in Questa nuova Edizione la Raccolta delle sue Rime notabilmente accredsciuta. First Edition, 1738 by Tansillio, Luigi

Extremely Rare Book Publication! The only library that has a copy of this book is the: Bayerishe Staatsbibliothek. Le Lacrime di San Pietro di Luigi Tansillo Poema Sacro con Gli Argomenti, ed Allegorie Di Lucrezia Marinella ed Un Discorso Di Tommaso Costo...

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$1,299.00


Recueil de Planches d'Exemples et de Formules de la Nouvelle Méthode de Musique inventée et développée par Henry Heugel by Henry Heugel

Heugel, Henry. Recueil de Planches d'Exemples et de Formules de la Nouvelle Méthode de Musique inventée et développée par Henry Heugel. Brest: Chez l'Auteur; Paris: chez Aulagnier, 1832. Large 4to 8vo, original marbled boards, printed blue title & sub...

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$1,300.00


A Nineteenth Century Eccentric "the horse racing life of Fulwar Craven (1782-1860)" by Descon, William Scarsh

Descon, William Scarsh (circa 1860's), Unknown author. "A Nineteenth Century Eccentric: The horse racing life of Fulwar Craven (1782-1860)". A 22 page manuscript, never published as we can find. Details the life and times of Fulwar Craven, a spectacular h...

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$1,000.00


Moravian Church.; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in Behalf of Themselves and Their United Brethren, was Referred.; Great Britain by Atkins, Edward

Moravian Church.; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in Behalf of Themselves and Their United Brethren, was Referred.; Great Britain. A composite volume. Some exempl...

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$2,000.00


Topographical, Moral, & Physiological;) Made in a Journey Through Part of the Low-Countries, Germany, Italy, and France: with A Catalogue of Plants not Native of England, found Spontaneously growing in those Parts, and their Virtues by John Ray, Fellow of the Royal Soc. by Ray, John

Ray, John: Observations Topographical, Moral, & Physiological;) Made in a Journey Through Part of the Low-Countries, Germany, Italy, and France: with A Catalogue of Plants not Native of England, found Spontaneously growing in those Parts, and their Virtue...

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$4,500.00


A Sermon, Delivered at York, October 10, 1798, at the Ordination of the Rev. Rosewell Messinger, to the Pastoral Charge of the First Church as Colleague Pastor with the Rev. Isaac Lyman by Ezra Ripley, A. M. Pastor of the First Church of Christ in Concord by Ripley, Ezra

A rare publication: OCLC shows no copies and only 11 publications by Charles Pierce of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A Rare Publication. A Sermon, Delivered at York, October 10, 1798, at the Ordination of the Rev. Rosewell Messinger, to the Pastoral Charge o...

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$1,250.00


An Historical Vindication of the Divine Right of Tithes, from Scripture, Reason, and the Opinion and Practice of Jews, gentiles, and Christians in all Ages. Designed to Supply the Omissions, Answer the Objections, and Rectifie the Mistakes of Mr. Selden’s by Comber, Thomas (1645-1699)

his is a rare publication and has been rebacked to preserve the original period boards. The pages are clean with only occasional foxing to the first and last few leaves and a slight browning to the title-page. There is an interesting ex libris plate from ...

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$1,200.00


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