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BIBLIA, ad vetustissima exemplaria nunc recens castigata, in quibus praeter ea quae subsequens praefatio indicat, capita singula ita versibus distincta sunt ut numeri praefixi lectorem non remorentur et loca quaesita tamquam digito demonstrent.
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BIBLIA, ad vetustissima exemplaria nunc recens castigata, in quibus praeter ea quae subsequens praefatio indicat, capita singula ita versibus distincta sunt ut numeri praefixi lectorem non remorentur et loca quaesita tamquam digito demonstrent.

by Johannes Hentenius (editor)

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1574
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ILLUSTRATED WITH OVER 600 WOODCUTS BIBLIA, ad vetustissima exemplaria nunc recens castigata, in quibus praeter ea quae subsequens praefatio indicat, capita singula ita versibus distincta sunt ut numeri praefixi lectorem non remorentur et loca quaesita tamquam digito demonstrent. Edited by Johannes Hentenius. Title page illustrated with an elaborate architectural woodcut border incorporating several scenes: St. Jerome in his study, Abraham's… Read more about this item
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Convivalium Sermonum Liber, Vtilibus AC IV cundis histories & sententiis

by Johannes Gast.

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1543
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Johannes Gast. Convivalium Sermonum Liber, Vtilibus AC IV cundis histories & sententiis . . . With woodcut printer's device of Westheimer on verso of final leaf.8vo. 16th- or 17th-century vellum with yapp edges, spine with later lettering in gothic script. Text in Latin, with a few passages in Greek. Basel, Bartholomeus Westheimer, August 1543. Third Edition. (First printed in 1541).… Read more about this item
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Sermones quadragesimales de XII mirabilibus Christianae fidei.

by Antonius de Vercelli

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First Incunabula Edition
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February 16, 1492.
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Antonius de Vercelli. Sermones quadragesimales de XII mirabilibus Christianae fidei. Illustrated with 2 multi-colored initials. The beginning of the text nicely printed in red, text in gothic type, in two columns, 51 lines to a page. 8vo. Contemporary hard vellum binding, remounted. Venetiis, Johannes et Gregorius de Gregorii de Forlivio, February 16, 1492. First Incunabula Edition. Antonius de… Read more about this item
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Coelifodina Absconditos.

by Joseph Von Paltz

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1511/1510
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Joseph Von Paltz. Coelifodina Absconditos. Scripurae Thesauros Pandens . . . Bound with Supplementum coelifodinae . . . Two volumes bound in one. Text in Latin. Illustrated with 2 full-page woodcut title pages and 2 woodcut printer's device. Thick 4to. Bound in early 16th-century blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards (without the original clasps and metal bosses). Printed in Leipzig by… Read more about this item
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Sygdommen til Doden

by SOREN KIERKEGAARD

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1849
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49. KIERKEGAARD, SOREN. Sygdommen til Doden En christelig psychologisk Udvikling til Opbyggelse og Opvaekkelse Af Anti-Climacus. (The Sickness Unto Death). 8vo. Contemporary ½-leather-backed black boards, gold lettering on spine. Copenhagen 1849. First Edition. This treatise on despair is one of Kierkegaard's most important works. According to Kierkegaard, an individual is "in despair" if he does not align himself with… Read more about this item
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Sepher Masoreth
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Sepher Masoreth

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1607
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Edited by Joseph Ibn Rai. 8vo. Leather-backed red cloth. Printed by Giovanni di Gara, Venice 1607. First Edition. Text in Hebrew. The Masorah provides the number of times a particular word appears in the Bible. In his Bible commentary, the great Medieval Jewish scholar Jacob ben Asher sought to expound the significance of this phenomenon. This present work provides further studies… Read more about this item
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Histoire des Croisades
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Histoire des Croisades

by GUSTAVE DORÉ

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1877
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DORÉ PROOF ILLUSTRATIONS Collection of 29 full-page proof engravings of the drawings by Gustave Doré for the French edition of Michaud's Histoire des Croisades, Furne et Jovet, 1877. 28 engravings are on parchment paper; one is on Japon paper, with pencil annotations. Plus proof of title page, printed in red, on parchment paper, with an engraved portrait of Doré. Title page… Read more about this item
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Twelve Sermons

by William Cobbett

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1828
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WILLIAM COBBETT. Twelve Sermons. 1. Hypocrisy and Cruelty. 2. Drunkenness. 3. Bribery. 4. The Rights of the Poor. 5. Unjust Judges. 6. The Sluggard. 7. Murder. 8. Gaming. 9. Public Robbery. 10. The Unnatural Mother. 11. Forbidding Marriage. 12. Parsons and Tithes. 8vo. Original ¼-brown paper over brown paper boards; paper label on spine: 1828. Printed by B. Bensley; Published… Read more about this item
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The Uncertainty of Life

by Rev. Samuel Hunt.

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1855
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Rev. Samuel Hunt. The Uncertainty of Life. A Sermon Preached in Franklin September 18, 1855. First Edition of a sermon by this important abolitionist. Rev. Samuel Hunt was installed as pastor of First Congregational Church, Boston, on December 4, 1850. He resigned in July of 1864. He then joined the American Missionary Association and was instrumental in establishing schools… Read more about this item
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Death of President Brigham Young. Brief Sketch of His Life and Labors. Funeral Ceremonies, with Full Report of the Addresses. Resolutions of Respect, Etc.
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Death of President Brigham Young. Brief Sketch of His Life and Labors. Funeral Ceremonies, with Full Report of the Addresses. Resolutions of Respect, Etc.

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1877
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8vo. Original printed wrappers. Salt Lake City: Printed at the Deseret News Printing Establishment, 1877. First Edition. The pamphlet contains an article on the Death of Brigham Young and an obituary from the Deseret Evening News, August 29th and 30th, 1877. Plus "Last Moments of President Brigham Young," "Lying in State – Preparations for the Funeral," "Funeral," and "Respect and… Read more about this item
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De sensu rerum et magia, libri quatuor, pars mirabilis occultae philosophiae, ubi demonstratur, mundum esse Dei vivam statuam, beneque cognoscentem. . .
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De sensu rerum et magia, libri quatuor, pars mirabilis occultae philosophiae, ubi demonstratur, mundum esse Dei vivam statuam, beneque cognoscentem. . .

by Tommaso Campanella.

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1620
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Illustrated with engraved title border incorporating a bell, symbolizing Campanella's name; plus a few woodcut headpieces and initials. 4to. 19th- early 20th-century sheep, with blind ruled calf covers (presumably from the original binding) laid down on both boards; spine with raised bands and gilt-lettered black morocco label. Frankfurt: Egenolph Emmel for Gottfried Tampach, 1620. First Edition. Written when Campanella was… Read more about this item
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The First two partes of the Actes, or unchast examples of the Englysh votaryes, gathered out of their owne legenades and chronycles / by Johan Bale, and dedycated to our most redoubted soveraigne kynge Edward the syxte.
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The First two partes of the Actes, or unchast examples of the Englysh votaryes, gathered out of their owne legenades and chronycles / by Johan Bale, and dedycated to our most redoubted soveraigne kynge Edward the syxte.

by John Bale

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1560
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ORIGIN OF THE MYTHMAKING OF THE ENGLISH REFORMATION. 16mo. Bound in 20th century full calf; spine with 4 raised bands; red leather label with gilt letters on spine. Imprinted at London by John Tisdale, dwelling in Knight riders Streate. Anno 1560. Second Complete Edition. Two parts in one volume. The definitive edition of Bale's work. 56 leaves (112 pages) longer than… Read more about this item
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A History of the Protestant Reformation in England and in Ireland

by William Cobbett

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1829
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8vo. ½ calf over marbled boards; spines with five raised bands, 2 black morocco labels, gilt lettered; leaf edges red speckled. London: Published by the Author. 1829. 2 volumes. Although not a Catholic, Cobbett took up the cause of Catholic Emancipation. Between 1824 and 1826, he published his History of the Protestant Reformation, a broadside against the traditional Protestant… Read more about this item
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De Lunae Atmosphaera Dissertatio.
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De Lunae Atmosphaera Dissertatio.

by Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich.

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1753
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Original Italian flexible carta rustica, later backed in parchment, untrimmed.
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A JESUIT CORRECTS EULER'S THEORY OF LUNAR ATMOSPHERE Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich. De Lunae Atmosphaera Dissertatio. Text in Latin. Illustrated with fold-out engraved plate comprising numerous geometric diagrams bound at the end; large woodcut device on title-page; woodcut baroque decorative head-piece and woodcut initial on page III. Errata on verso of last leaf. Slim 4to. Original Italian flexible carta rustica, later backed… Read more about this item
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The Statesman’s Manual; or The Bible the Best Guide to Political Skill and Foresight:
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The Statesman’s Manual; or The Bible the Best Guide to Political Skill and Foresight:

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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1816
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COLERIDGE'S PROPOSAL FOR NATIONAL EDUCATION A polemic on the political divisions in English society, which put forth an important proposal for national education. Coleridge explored the necessary conditions for social stability – what he termed Permanence, as distinct from Progress, in a polity – stressing the importance of a shared public sense of community, and national education. It also contains his… Read more about this item
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A Sermon Preached the Lord’s-Day following the much lamented Death of the Honorable Henry Sherburne, Esq,

by Samuel Haven

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1767
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Inscribed on the front cover, "From Mory Sherburne to Mark Henry Wentworth Esqr." 8vo. Original printed wrappers, sewn. Portsmouth, (New-Hampshire) Printed by Daniel and Robert Fowle, 1767. First Edition. Fine.
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Tortura Torti: siue, Ad Matthaei Torti librum responsio, qui nuper editus contra Apologiam serenissimi potentissimique principis, Iacobi, Dei gratia, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae Regis, pro luramento fidelitatis.
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Tortura Torti: siue, Ad Matthaei Torti librum responsio, qui nuper editus contra Apologiam serenissimi potentissimique principis, Iacobi, Dei gratia, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae Regis, pro luramento fidelitatis.

by Lancelot Andrewes

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Second Printing.
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1609
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8vo. London: Excudebat Robertus Barkerus. 1609. Second Printing. This copy exhibits the reading 'agi-' at the end of line 11 on B2r indicative of the form with some of the errata corrected, and 3E2 blank, rather than bearing errata. Lancelot Andrewes was an English clergyman and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the… Read more about this item
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La Sagesse Dans Le Sang.

La Sagesse Dans Le Sang.

by Flannery O'Conner

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1959
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First French Edition. 1 of 36 numbered copies. O'CONNOR, FLANNERY. La Sagesse Dans Le Sang. (Wise Blood). Translated into French by M.E. Coindreau. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, in glassine sleeve. Gallimard (Paris 1959). First French Edition. 1 of 36 numbered exemplaire copies on vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre. This is copy #25. Flannery O'Connor was heavily influenced by several contemporary French writers,… Read more about this item
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Manipulus curatorum.
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Manipulus curatorum.

by Guido de Monte Rochen.

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1493
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8vo. 19th- century ½-vellum. Venice: (Damianus de Mediolano, de Gorgonzola) 16 Nov. 1493. (ISTC No.: ig00602500; H 8207; GW 11804). Guido de Monte Rochen's Manipulus curatorum is considered the most important of the medieval pastoral manuals. (It was not made obsolete until the Council of Trent in 1566.) It is especially important as a key example of the intersection… Read more about this item
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Imitatio Christi.
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Imitatio Christi.

by (KEMPIS, THOMAS À).

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1488
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Hardcover
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Hardcover. Fine. Tractat[us] de meditatio[n]e cordis Joh[ann]is Gerson. Illustrated with 4 xylographic foliated initials, the first colored. 8vo. Bound in 19th century vellum. Impressum Venetijs arte [et] impensis Bernardini de benalijs, 1488. Early Edition. Hain, 9095; Goff, I-17; Bodleian Lib. 15th cent., T-105; BM 15th cent., V, p. 372 (IA.22318). The Imitatio Christi, or Imitation of Christ is often… Read more about this item
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