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The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, in the common version, with amendments of the language by Noah Webster. by Bible. English. Webster. 1833

New Haven: Durrie & Peck; Sold by Hezekiah Howe & Co., and by N. & J. White, 1833. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). xvi, 907 pp. First edition of the Bible in English (Authorized Version) tailored for American readers by Noah Webster (1758–1843). &q...

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$8,000.00


The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. by Bible. English. Authorized (i.e., "King James Version"). 1831

Oxford: Pr. at the University Press by Samuel Collingwood & Co., 1831. 24mo. [528] ff. A lovely gift Bible, presented in the 19th century to one James Henry Newman by five members of his immediate family.    Binding: Contemporary embossed rich cor...

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$1,150.00


Summa theologica. by Antoninus, Saint, Archbishop of Florence

[colophon: Argentina (i.e., [Strassburg): Johannem (Reinhard) Grüninger, 1496]. Folio (32.5 cm; 12.5"). Vols. I & II (in one volume) of V. I: [173 of 174] ff. (lacking first leaf of vol. 1); II: [225 of 226] ff. (without the final blank]. Th...

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$8,000.00


Observations upon the prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John. In two parts. by Newton, Isaac

Dublin: Pr. by S. Powell, for George Risch, George Ewing, and William Smith, 1733. 8vo (20 cm; 7.75"). iv, [4], 320 pp. First edition printed in Ireland. In addition to being a physicist, mathematician, and natural philosopher, Sir Isaac Newton was s...

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$2,000.00


Biblia, das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments nach der deutschen Uebersetzung von Doctor Martin Luther. by Bible. German. 1819. Luther

Lancaster, Pa.: Johann Bär, 1819. Folio (39.5 cm, 15.5"). Frontis., [5] ff., 100, 12 pp., [2] ff., 738, 26 pp.; [2 (blank)] ff.; 227, [1], 92 pp. Lacks plate before the N.T. Johann Bär's 1819 German Luther Bible (in fraktur type, a.k.a....

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$425.00


[four lines in Greek, then] Vetus testamentum graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum, juxta exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum. by Bible. O.T. Greek. Septuagint. 1665

Cantabrigiae: Excusum per Joannem Field, 1665. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). [1] f., 19, [1], 755 [i.e. 767, 1], 516 pp. (without the initial blank). The second English edition of the Septuagint. There are different issues: This a copy of the one with the thir...

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$1,800.00


Biblia, das ist: Die Heilige Schrift Altes und Neues Testaments, nach der Deutschen Uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers, mit jedes Capitels kurzen Summarien, auch beygefügten vielen und richtigen Parllelen (sic). by Bible. German. 1743. Luther

Germantown: Gedruckt bey Christoph Saur, 1743. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.375"). [2] ff. (supplied in facsimile), 995, [1 (blank)], 277, [1] pp., [1] f. 1743 saw the first complete Bible in a European language printed in the New World, in — of all places ...

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$6,000.00


Collection of English poets published by the Foulis Press. by Milton, John; Alexander Pope; & Others

Glasgow: Robert & Andrew Foulis, 1769–74. Sm. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.875"). 34 vols. [pagination below]. In Western culture, the production of small, easily portable printed books of important or popular texts dates from the late 15th century and ...

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$6,300.00


Remberti Dodonaei Mechliniensis medici caesari Stirpium historiae pemptades sex sive libri XXX. by Dodoens, Rembert

Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1583. Folio (36 cm; 14"). [10] ff., 860 pp., [13] ff., illus. Written and printed during the second decade of the Dutch Golden Age (1570–1670), this => first edition of Dodoens' Stirpium hist...

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$8,500.00


The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. With engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Francesco Francia. by Bible. N.T. English. 1864. Authorized (i.e., "King James Version")

London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864. 4to (29.5 cm, 11.75"). Frontis., [iii]–xvi, 540 pp.; illus. First edition, and one of 250 large paper copies printed of this lavishly illustrated, quintessentially Victorian Bible. The...

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$1,200.00


Biblia, das ist: Die ganze Göttliche heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments. by Bible. German. 1776. Luther

Germantown: Gecruckt und zu finden bey Christoph Saur, 1776. 4to. 2 pts. in 1 vol. [2] ff., 992 pp,; 277, [1] pp., [1] f. Popularly known as the "Gun Wad" Bible, this is the third edition of the first American Bible in a European language and it...

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$6,500.00


Biblia, das ist: die ganze Göttliche Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der Deutchen uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers. by Bible. German. 1805. Luther

Reading: Gedruckt und zu finden bey Gottlob Jungmann, 1805. 4to. 2 vols. in 1. [34] ff., 1008 pp., [1] f., 277, [1] pp., [1] f., (family register excised). The first edition of the first Bible in German printed outside of Philadelphia; the first printing ...

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$1,175.00


The novels and letters of Jane Austen. by Austen, Jane

New York & Philadelphia: Frank S. Holby, 1906. 8vo. 12 (of 12) vols. I: Frontis., [6], vii–lix, [6], 255 pp.; 5 plts. II: Frontis., [8], 302 pp.; 6 plts. III: Frontis., [4], v–vii, 3–283 pp.; 5 plts. IV: Frontis., [8], [3]–299 pp.;...

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$2,000.00


The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; with the marginal readings; and illustrated by marginal references, both parallel and explanatory, and a copious selection, carefully chosen, and newly arranged. by Bible. N.T. English. Authorized. 1847

New York: J.C. Riker, 1847. 16mo (11.5 cm, 4.5"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], 350, [2 (blank)] pp.; 4 plts. English New Testament based on that of the Polyglott Bible. Riker printed several variations on this edition from 1831 onwards; here, the...

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$200.00


Historia B. Platinae de vitis pontificum romanorum. by Platina, Bartolomeo

Coloniae: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1568. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [24], 454 [i.e., 464], [2], 469–565 [i.e., 535], [1], 98, [2], [32 (index)], 28, 31, [17], 144 [i.e., 146] pp. (pagination erratic). Bartolomeo Platina (born Bartolomeo Sacchi; 142...

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$975.00


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