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OPERE DI MONSIGNOR JACOPO-BENIGNO BOSSUET VESCOVO DI MEAUX, SONSIGLIERE DEL RE NE' SUOI CONSIGLI, ED ORDINARIO NEL CONSIGLIO DI STATO, PRECETTORE DEL SERENISSIMO DELFINO, PRIMO LIMOSINIERE DI MADAMA LA DELFINA. TOMO DECIMOSETTIMO. SOPRA TUTT'I MISTERJ DEL

By: Bossuet, Jacques Benigne, 1627-1704

Price: $169.15

Publisher: Stamperia De' Fratelli Di Paci: 1779

Seller ID: 33297

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


French Language; Public Speaking; Orations; Width: 5.5" Height: 8.75"; 430 pages; Pere di Monsignor Jacopo-Benigno Bossuet, vescovo di Meaux, sonsigliere del Re ne' suoi consigli, ed ordinario nel Consiglio di Stato, precettore del serenissimo Delfino, primo limosiniere di Madama la Delfina. Tomo Decimosettimo. Sopra tutt'i misterj dela religione cristiana. Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet was a French bishop and theologian, renowned for his sermons and other addresses. He has been considered by many to be one of the most brilliant orators of all time and a masterly French stylist. Court preac... View more info

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AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE, TRAVELS AND CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCES IN THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF SAMUEL BROWNAS {Quaker}

By: Bownas, Samuel

Price: $281.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Wlliam Dunlap: 1759

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22196

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Autobiography; RELIGION; Quaker; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages; {Quakers]. Samuel Bownas. An Account Of The Life, Travels, And Christian Experiences In The Work Of the Ministry Of Samuel Bownas. Phila: Wlliam Dunlap, 1759. 8vo. Viii,242pp. Later cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. Ink notations and name front blank, text block moderately toned, occasional minor soiling. Bownas landed in Philadelphia in 1702; this volume covers his experiences from then to the 1750s, and includes "the capt... View more info

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Whom To Marry & How To Get Married!

By: Brothers Mayhew

Price: $141.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge & Company: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39094

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 269 pages; Full of humorous illustrations. New gilded maroon leather over maroon cloth boards . 12 full page caricature cartoons plus frontispiece. ND but believed to be 1854 . Contents clean and firm. View more info

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THIRD BOOK OF LESSONS : FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS.

By: by Canada. Council Of Public Instruction For Upper Canada.

Price: $23.45

Publisher: Toronto Canada, R. McPhail,: 1865

Seller ID: 34012

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


24mo 5" - 6" tall; Bound in green printed boards. Worn and lacking spine strip. Nonetheless uncommon. View more info

Image for THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY.OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION  (Complete in One Volume)

THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY.OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION (Complete in One Volume)

By: Cowper, William, (1731-1800)

Price: $328.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Thomas Dobson: 1787

Seller ID: 23392

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


POETRY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; (2), 186, 32, 2, (4) pages; THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY. OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION. Complete with one leaf of ads. The next to the final blank end paper has paper loss to lower rt corner about 2.5x3". TIROCINIUM bound with THE TASK and so noted on title page is relatively scarce. A sound and complete copy. Apparently the first American edition although there is some debate amongst bibliog... View more info

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FABULAE, NARRATIONES ET ALIAE AMPLIFICATIONES

By: D. Caroli Lebeau

Price: $117.45

Publisher: Paris, Nyon/ Morin/ Colas/ Nyon,: 1782

Seller ID: 32551

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Short Stories; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [2], [v]-viij, 298, [6] pages; Dark red leather, gilt-decorated spine, black spine labels, gilt dentelle. Slight surface staining. Pages near fine. View more info

Image for THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY The Second Edition, Corrected, and Enlarg'd.

THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY The Second Edition, Corrected, and Enlarg'd.

By: Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse, 1611-1668

Price: $404.15

Publisher: Printed for Bernard Lintott: 1716

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 24024

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Poetry; Art; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [16],lxviii,[4],397,[7]p.,plate ; 8°. pages; THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY. Published 1716, The art of painting: by C. A. Du Fresnoy: with remarks: translated into English, with an original preface, containing a parallel between painting and... View more info

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Sermones Francisci Mariae Zanotti Habiti In Bononiensi [Science]

By: Francesco Maria Zanotti; Giambattista Morgagni

Price: $178.60

Publisher: Bassani, Remondini: 1774

Seller ID: 38394

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


cxlix, [1] pages; . ..Scientiarum Instituto. Accedunt Epistolae Nonnullae Ejusdem Francisci Mariae Zanotti, Joannis Baptistae Morgagni ...Conversations at the Bologna Scientific Institute. Leather spine over marbled boards. Damp stain to first ferw leaves and rippling to balance of text. Lower part of boards mildly warped. View more info

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TRIVIA: OR, THE ART OF WALKING THE STREETS OF LONDON (BOUND TOGETHER WITH ) THE WHAT D'YE CALL IT: A TRAGI-COMI-PASTORAL FARCE AND THE SHEPHERD'S WEEK, IN SIX PASTORALS

By: Gay, (John)

Price: $375.95

Publisher: London, Bernard Lintot: 1730

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21925

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


ENGLAND; Humor; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 vol. Gay, (John). Trivia: or, The Art of Walking the Streets of London. London: Bernard Lintot, 1730. Third edition. 8vo, contemp. Gilt-paneled calf; rubbed, rebacked. Moderate foxing to title page & front matter. Bound with: The What D'ye Call It: A Tragi-Comi-Pastoral Farce. London: Bernard Lintot, 1725. Fourth edition. . 8vo. Engraved frontis. Minor foxing & darkening to edges of front matter. 1 p. Adverts. Also bound with: The Shepherd's Week, i... View more info

Image for A SYSTEM OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, BY THE LATE REVEREND AND LEARNED MR. HENRY GROVE OF TAUNTON. PUBLISHED FROM THE AUTHOR'S MANUSCRIPT (VOL II ONLY OF TWO VOLUMES)

A SYSTEM OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, BY THE LATE REVEREND AND LEARNED MR. HENRY GROVE OF TAUNTON. PUBLISHED FROM THE AUTHOR'S MANUSCRIPT (VOL II ONLY OF TWO VOLUMES)

By: Grove, Henry.

Price: $280.59

Publisher: May not be noted.: 1749

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8956

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Philosophy; RELIGION; THEOLOGY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Grove, Henry. , A SYSTEM OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, BY THE LATE REVEREND AND LEARNED MR. HENRY GROVE OF TAUNTON. PUBLISHED FROM THE AUTHOR'S MANUSCRIPT, J Waugh, 1749. Two volumes: [xlviii], 420 [4]; [xx], 616, [24] pp of which this is Vol II only. Bound in gilt lined contemporary calf. Front board is detached, spine is 6 compartment with raised bands. While Grove believed in the Divine Order of things nonetheless he held that reason should helpt to dictate our beliefs. This wa... View more info

Image for THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND MR. JAMES HERVEY, RECTOR OF WESTON-FAVELL, IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COLLECTION OF HIS LETTERS, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED

THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND MR. JAMES HERVEY, RECTOR OF WESTON-FAVELL, IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COLLECTION OF HIS LETTERS, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED

By: Hervey, James, 1714-1758.

Price: $564.00

Publisher: Berwick, Printed for R. Taylor: 1770

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24559

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; lxvii,[5],76p. pages; THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND MR. JAMES HERVEY, RECTOR OF WESTON-FAVELL, IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COLLECTION OF HIS LETTERS, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED . Estc74369 bound in full calf leather. With a half-title. 6 verified copies found. None found in AE database. With eulogy by Rev. Mr. J. Ogilvie. Scarce. Sealed 1" tear to edge of first blank sheet, otherwise clean and bright throughout . Two inked signatures on inside of front cover. View more info

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Anleitung Zur Kenntnisz Der Arzneymittel Zu Akademischen Verlesungen Eingerischtet.

By: Jacob Reinbold Speilmanns

Price: $281.95

Publisher: Strassburg:, Johann George Treuttel,: 1785

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32188

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


frontis; Thick 12mo 7" - 7½"; [6], 791. [44], [42] pages; Couple small colored leaves of unknown origin laid in. Engraved title, headpieces and tailpieces. Rare- WorldCat locates but one copy. A guide to scholarly readings. Frontis and title page with tears to margins- see graphic. Sound and tight book in contemporary calf leather over marbled boards. View more info

Image for Flavii Josephi Antiquitatum Judaicarum Libri Quatuor Priores Et Pars Magna Qiuinti Bound With De Bello Judaico

Flavii Josephi Antiquitatum Judaicarum Libri Quatuor Priores Et Pars Magna Qiuinti Bound With De Bello Judaico

By: Josephus, Flavius (37/38- 100 Ad).

Price: $935.30

Publisher: Oxford, E. Theatro Sheldoniano: 1700, 1687

Seller ID: 38828

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Lg. 4to 14½"; 352;[4],132pp. pages; . .. Gr. Lat. Cum Exemplaribus MSS. Collati, & illustrates Notis amplissimis D. Edvardi Bernardi S. T. P. Fl Josephi HISTORIARUM de Belo Judaico Liber Primus, et Pars Secundi, Gr. Lat. Ad Codices MSS. Itidem recogniti & emendati. SECOND title dated 1687, with List of Subscribers. Engraving on title by MB. F. Bookplates of Bruno Gumlich and D. Guil Gesenii, possibly Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Gesenius (1786-1842) , the famous German orientalist and Biblical scholar. Author was a Jewish scholar and historian. Wing J1081. Provenance From the Library of Dr.... View more info

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THE DRAMATICK WORKS OF MR. NATHANAEL LEE

By: Lee, Nathanael

Price: $413.60

Publisher: London, For W. Feakes: 1734

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30032

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1st collected ed. 3 vols. 12mo, contemp. Gilt-paneled calf, richly gilt spine compartments, russet morocco spine labels; scuffed, joints & extremities rubbed. With 18 separate title pages & 18 plates; lacking portrait of Lee? , 1/2 title in vol. 2. Scattered light foxing, occasional minor dampstaining. Armorial bookplate of babcock. WorldCat returns 2 copies, one is a reproduction in Library of Congess OCLC Number: 475323834. Ornaments in vol.3 are those used by William Bowyer. View more info

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HISTORY OF THE MISSION OF THE UNITED BRETHREN AMONG THE INDIANS IN NORTH AMERICA IN THREE PARTS [G]

By: Loskiel, George Henry (translated From The German by Christian Ignatius La Trobe. )

Price: $1,593.30

Publisher: London: Oxford, Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel: 1794

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 26925

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Western; Pioneer; AMERICANA; American Indian; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Engraved map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii,159,[1],234,233,[1], [22] pages; Loskiel, George Henry (TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN BY CHRISTIAN IGNATIUS LA TROBE. ) History of The Mission of The United Brethren among The Indians in North America In Three Parts. Modern full gilt paneled blue morocco, spine gilt. With large. Folding Map (a few minor repairs). Internally generally clean & crisp with contents VG+. This work describes artistic, spiritual, educationa... View more info

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LA VIE MERVEILLEUSE DE SARAH BERNHARDT [SIGNED BY AUTHOR]

By: Louis Verneuil

Price: $117.50

Publisher: N Y, Brentano's: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36830

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Portrait frontis; 316 pages; A biography of celebrated French stage and film actress Sarah Bernhardt (c. 22/23 October 1844 – 26 March 1923). A lengthy handwritten inscription appears on the first blank preliminary page, addressed to a Madame Francis Carter, and signed "En respecteux hommage / L. Verneuil / Decembre 1942." This volume is bound in the publisher's printed wrappers. The book shows light shelfwear, with small red stains to the lower inside quadrant of the front cover and to the lower inside quadrant of the rear cover. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and with... View more info

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A JOURNEY THROUGH SCOTLAND IN FAMILIAR LETTERS . BEING THE THIRD VOLUME WHICH COMPLEATS GREAT BRITAIN

By: Macky, John (Died1726)

Price: $225.55

Publisher: J Pemberton and J Hooke: 1729

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 24430

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Scotland; Travel; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xxij, 336, xxiv pages; A Journey Through Scotland In Familiar Letters . Being the Third Volume Which Compleats Great Britain by the Author of the Journey Thro' England. Second edition. Bound in contemporary leather calf with ruled gilt and interior denteles, marbled end papers. Spine strip lacking one panel. Sound and tight with solid hinges and binding, contents exceptionally clean and bright. ESTCT57752 (13 verified and 2 unverified copies found worldwi... View more info

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A JOURNEY THROUGH ENGLAND. IN FAMILIAR LETTERS FROM A GENTLEMAN HERE, TO HIS FRIEND ABROAD.

By: Macky, John (Died1726)

Price: $469.95

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Hooke: 1722

Seller ID: 24431

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


ENGLAND; Travel; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8"; [4],xix,[1],215,224-327,[1],xlp. pages; A JOURNEY THROUGH ENGLAND. IN FAMILIAR LETTERS FROM A GENTLEMAN HERE, TO HIS FRIEND ABROAD. Anonymous. By John Macky. The text is continuous despite pagination. With an index . Bound in full calf leather, gilt ruled with interior marginal denteles. Sound solid copy with some relatively minor wear to spine. Contents exceptionally clean and bright. ESTCT57748 with 16 confirmed copies worldwide. This was Volume two of a three volume series p... View more info

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A JOURNEY THROUGH ENGLAND. IN FAMILIAR LETTERS FROM A GENTLEMAN HERE, TO HIS FRIEND ABROAD.

By: Macky, John (Died1726)

Price: $281.95

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Hooke: 1723

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 24432

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


ENGLAND; Travel; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8"; [4],xix,[1],215,224-327,[1],xlp. pages; A JOURNEY THROUGH ENGLAND. IN FAMILIAR LETTERS FROM A GENTLEMAN HERE, TO HIS FRIEND ABROAD. Anonymous. By John Macky. The text is continuous despite pagination. With an index . Bound in full calf leather, gilt ruled with interior marginal denteles. Sound solid binding with both boards detached. Contents clean and bright. ESTCT57748 does not list a 1723 edition but the 1722 has 16 confirmed copies worldwide. This was Volume two of a three ... View more info

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THE GAURDIAN MAGAZINE, BEGINNING WITH ISSUE #1 MARCH 12 1713

By: May not be noted.

Price: $84.55

Publisher: Edinburgh, Donaldson and J Wood: 1764

Seller ID: 24917

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Magazines; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342, (7) pages; March 12, 1713 throught to June 15 1713 ISSUE #1 MARCH 12 1713 through to #82. Bound in contemporary leather. Foxing, water stains to first 30 pages. Front cover detached. This is volume I, out out in 1764. Lacking any prelims before the title page. News, scandals, literature (Alexander Pope is mentioned) , commentary. View more info