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The History of the Consecration of Altars, Temples and Churches: Shewing The various Forms of it among Jews, Heathens and Christians ...., Owen (James)
101 Owen (James) The History of the Consecration of Altars, Temples and Churches: Shewing The various Forms of it among Jews, Heathens and Christians ....
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London: Benj. Bragg, 1706. First edition. 4to. 96 pp. Disbound. First few leaves are loose, final two leaves are ragged on the edge, with some loss of text from the outer edge. This book has been trimmed to a slightly irregular shape, probably to fit in with some other books during binding; the trimming has caused the loss of some characters and marginal printed notes throughout, also many signature marks and catch words have been at least partially eradicated. So, a somewhat imperfect copy, offered with all faults. An uncommon book. 
Price: 125.00 CAD
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The London Collection of Glees, Duets and Catches. Comprising the Established compositions of the Old Masters, with Selections from the Works of Attwood, Bishop, Braham, Callcott ..... &c. Calculated for Public or Private Performance. To be Published in Numbers. No. 1 [2] [3]., Parry (John) -editor.
102 Parry (John) -editor. The London Collection of Glees, Duets and Catches. Comprising the Established compositions of the Old Masters, with Selections from the Works of Attwood, Bishop, Braham, Callcott ..... &c. Calculated for Public or Private Performance. To be Published in Numbers. No. 1 [2] [3].
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London: Goulding & D'Almaine, [c.1825]. Oblong, half-calf & marbled boards, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Marbled end papers. The boards very rubbed, wear to corners, front board very nearly detached, yellow tape marks to front end papers from ancient tape, last leaf and rear end paper detached; basically very good otherwise. 246 pages. The first three numbers bound together, each with an engraved title page; a fourth part was published, not present here. At the front is a decorative engraved title page, with the title spelled: Duetts. A scarce compilation of the popular songs of the day. 
Price: 225.00 CAD
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Up Glenesk. Notes, Historical, Biographical and Poetical. Arranged by Rev. James Paul., Paul (Rev. James)
103 Paul (Rev. James) Up Glenesk. Notes, Historical, Biographical and Poetical. Arranged by Rev. James Paul.
Brechin: D.H. Edwards, 1894. First edition. 
Blue cloth, beveled edges, designed and lettered in gilt. Brown coated end papers. Illustrated title page, many illustrations in the text, and several inserted plates. One leaf of ads at rear. A little dust soiling, spine darkened slightly, a bit of shelf wear to tips; a very good copy. 
Price: 60.00 CAD
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Life Doubled by the Economy of Time. By the Author of "How A Penny Became A Thousand Pounds.", Philp (Robert Kemp) [published anonymously].
104 Philp (Robert Kemp) [published anonymously]. Life Doubled by the Economy of Time. By the Author of "How A Penny Became A Thousand Pounds."
London: Houlston & Wright, [1858 - date of Preface]. First edition. 
Brown cloth stamped in blind, decoration in gilt on front cover. Pale yellow coated end papers. Publisher's 4pp. catalogue bound in at the front. Frontispiece diagram. A little wear to spine ends, a very good copy. A curious work on the economical use of time. 
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An original woodcut from "Beschlosner Gart des rosenkranz marie", printed in Nuremberg, 1505, at the private press of Dr. Ulrich Pinder, the author., Pinder (Dr. Ulrich)
105 Pinder (Dr. Ulrich) An original woodcut from "Beschlosner Gart des rosenkranz marie", printed in Nuremberg, 1505, at the private press of Dr. Ulrich Pinder, the author.
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Pasadena: Roy Vernon Sowers, [nd]. This is a Christmas card sent out by Roy Sowers Rare Books, with a small printed colophon and a tipped-in woodcut extracted from Pinder's "Beschlosner Gart des rosenkranz marie", 1505. The woodcut measures 3 x 2.75 inches. Sowers was Canadian; a biography of him was published in Toronto in 1997. 
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Priests and Kings; or, The Scourges of Mankind Exposed. A Sermon. By Pophos., Pophos [pseudonym]
106 Pophos [pseudonym] Priests and Kings; or, The Scourges of Mankind Exposed. A Sermon. By Pophos.
London: W.T. Sherwin, "Printed in the Year 1794, and reprinted in 1819". 
Disbound. 36pp. Self-wrappers. Spine wear from old binding, some light chipping at tips and dust soiling, very good. Dent in front wrapper. On the many and various evils of kings and priests throughout history. Worldcat lists only this 1819 edition; no record of a 1794 edition, so possibly spurious. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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Kratkij ukazatel'gruppy poevovedenija Kazanskago gorodskago mugeja. // Indicateur Abrégé du Groupe de l'étude des Sols au Musée de la ville de Kazan., R Rizpoložeskij [Rizpologensky].
107 R Rizpoložeskij [Rizpologensky]. Kratkij ukazatel'gruppy poevovedenija Kazanskago gorodskago mugeja. // Indicateur Abrégé du Groupe de l'étude des Sols au Musée de la ville de Kazan.
Kazan' Tipo-litografija Imperatorskago Universiteta, 1897. 
Original yellow printed wrappers. Wrappers foxed at edges, a clean very good copy. Bilingual, in Russian and French. On the study of soils at the Museum in Kazan, Russia. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Programm des Herzoglichen Realgymnasiums zu Gotha, herausgegeben zu Ostern 1850., Realgymnasiums zu Gotha. [Carl Wilhelm Scheele article].
108 Realgymnasiums zu Gotha. [Carl Wilhelm Scheele article]. Programm des Herzoglichen Realgymnasiums zu Gotha, herausgegeben zu Ostern 1850.
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4to. Blue-green wrappers. 22 pages. Spine splitting, wear to edges, old vertical crease, about very good. This contains a 10-page article on Carl Wilhelm Scheele, important 18th century chemist, by Dr. Eisenach. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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De mortuis non nisi bene. Derer Todten soll man allezeit im Besten gedencken, Rosa (M. Joannes Gotthelf) and Henric. Jacob. Bauer.
109 Rosa (M. Joannes Gotthelf) and Henric. Jacob. Bauer. De mortuis non nisi bene. Derer Todten soll man allezeit im Besten gedencken
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Jenae: Wertherianis, 1715. Disbound. 36 pages. Glue remnants on spine from previous binding, upper edge trimmed into running title on some leaves, very good. Published in Germany, this looks to be a treatise on the proverb "De Mortuis Non Nisi Bene", which basically means: "of the dead, nothing unless good" or, speak no ill of the dead. Text in Latin. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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Stato Della Gran Brettagna Relativamente alle sue Finanze, al suo Commercio, e alle sue Manifatture, e Prospetto .... anno 1792 all' anno 1799. Traduzione dal Francese. Pubblicato in Londra.j, Rose (Giorgio) [Rt. Hon. George Rose].
110 Rose (Giorgio) [Rt. Hon. George Rose]. Stato Della Gran Brettagna Relativamente alle sue Finanze, al suo Commercio, e alle sue Manifatture, e Prospetto .... anno 1792 all' anno 1799. Traduzione dal Francese. Pubblicato in Londra.j
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Palermo: Neila Reale Stamperia, 1799. First Italian edition. 89 pages, plus 8 folding charts. Contemporary marbled wrappers, some chipping to the spine, moderate wear to corners, and some creases to the charts; a very good copy. Translated from Rose's 1799 work: A Brief Examination into the increase of the Revenue, Commerce, and Manufactures of Great Britain, from 1792 to 1799 (which was a sequel to his similarly-titled work of 1793). 
Price: 150.00 CAD
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Some Account of the Religious Experience and Gospel Labours of Thomas Rutter., Rutter (Hester).
111 Rutter (Hester). Some Account of the Religious Experience and Gospel Labours of Thomas Rutter.
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London: W. Phillips, 1803. First edition. 28 pages, stitched, pasted into contemporary plain gray wrappers. Chipping to spine and corners, modest edge wear, small number penned onto lower front wrapper; a very good copy. A short posthumous biography of Rutter by his wife Hester. Thomas Rutter was from Bristol, a minister with the Society of Friends (Quakers) for over 40 years. He died in 1800. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Die Euthanasie. Inaugural-Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doctorwurde bei der hohen medizinischen Fakultat zu Bonn, eingereicht und mit Thesen am 17. April 1869 vertheidigt... Namen der Opponenten: Friedr. Schaffrath.. Wilh. Heuer.. Max Schaffrath., Schaffrath (Heinrich Daniel)
112 Schaffrath (Heinrich Daniel) Die Euthanasie. Inaugural-Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doctorwurde bei der hohen medizinischen Fakultat zu Bonn, eingereicht und mit Thesen am 17. April 1869 vertheidigt... Namen der Opponenten: Friedr. Schaffrath.. Wilh. Heuer.. Max Schaffrath.
Bonn: J.F. Carthaus, 1869. anticat16 
[32]pp. + 1 errata leaf at rear. Dust soiled, very good. This is a small pamphlet which has been bound at one time, and removed from the binding, leaving sewing marks at the spine. A dissertation on euthanasia. 
Price: 55.00 CAD
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The Fight With The Dragon. A Romance. Translated by J.P. Collier, Esq. Illustrated with Sixteen Engravings in Outline by Henry Moses, From the Designs of Retzsch., Schiller (F.)
113 Schiller (F.) The Fight With The Dragon. A Romance. Translated by J.P. Collier, Esq. Illustrated with Sixteen Engravings in Outline by Henry Moses, From the Designs of Retzsch.

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1877. Oblong 4to. Red leather designed and lettered in gilt. Blue coated end papers. All edges gilt. Piece chipped from base of spine, some edge wear and scuffing, short split along upper front hinge; very good otherwise. The front end paper is creased, and has some light chipping to its edge. One plate is partly loose, and stands out slightly. Internally very clean and white, with no foxing of the plates. Sixteen engravings in outline by Henry Moses, from the designs of Moritz Retzsch. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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Animadversions on the Last Speech and Confession of the late William Lord Russel., Settle (Elkanah)
114 Settle (Elkanah) Animadversions on the Last Speech and Confession of the late William Lord Russel.
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London: Printed for T. Graves, 1683. First edition. 4to., 4 pages. Quite chipped at edges, tape repair to spine, 1 x 2 inch piece cut from upper corner of second leaf, with some loss of text (perhaps 20 words on each side). Russel was involved in the Rye House Plot, a plan to ambush the king, and was executed in 1683. 
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The Character of A Popish Successour, and what England may expect From Such a One. Humbly offered to the Consideration of Both Houses of Parliament, Appointed to meet at Oxford, On the One and twentieth of March, 1680/1., Settle (Elkanah) [issued anonymously].
115 Settle (Elkanah) [issued anonymously]. The Character of A Popish Successour, and what England may expect From Such a One. Humbly offered to the Consideration of Both Houses of Parliament, Appointed to meet at Oxford, On the One and twentieth of March, 1680/1.
London: Printed for T. Davies, 1681. First anticat16 
First edition. 4to. Disbound, the spine secured by a full-length strip of cloth tape. A few stains to margins, paper very browned and brittle, considerable marginal chipping, particularly to later leaves; generally very good otherwise. Written in reference to the succession of the Duke of York, later James II. 
Price: 250.00 CAD
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Elementary Treatise on Steam and Locomotion; Based on the Principles of Connecting Science with Practice, in a Popular Form. With Illustrations. Vol. I., Sewell (John, L.E.)
116 Sewell (John, L.E.) Elementary Treatise on Steam and Locomotion; Based on the Principles of Connecting Science with Practice, in a Popular Form. With Illustrations. Vol. I.
London: John Weale, 1852. 
Volume 1 Only. Green blind-stamped flexible cloth, printed paper label on front cover. 144pp. Yellow coated end papers. Frontispiece and many illustrations in the text. Eight pages of ads at the front dated 1852. Chipping to spine, rear hinge splitting, very good. The frontispiece depicts a locomotive: Lord Of The Isles. This is Volume 1 only; Volume 2 appeared in 1853. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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The American Journal of Improvements in the Useful Arts, and Mirror of the Patent Office in the United States. Published Quarterly., Skinner (Ichabod L.) -editor.
117 Skinner (Ichabod L.) -editor. The American Journal of Improvements in the Useful Arts, and Mirror of the Patent Office in the United States. Published Quarterly.
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Washington: William Greer, 1828. 560 pages. Volume 1, Numbers 1 - 4. All four numbers of this journal bound into a single volume. Contemporary boards, corners quite worn, rebacked with a brown cloth spine and new end papers sometime in the late 20th century, from the look of it. Complete with 39 plates printed on 38 sheets (one is a double), of which several are folding. Subjects include spinning and weaving. Some faint library stamps on the initial few and final leaves, quite heavily foxed in the early numbers, cleaner toward the rear of the volume. There are a few short tears in margins, pages are quite yellowed and brittle, generally a very good copy. 
Price: 150.00 CAD
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The Charms of Melody; or Siren Medley. Being the Most Extensive Collection of Love, Sentimental, War, Hunting, Bacchanalian, Humorous, Sea, -and Political Songs, Old English, Irish, Scotch and German Ballads, Legendaries, &c. Every Brought Together in a Single Publication. Selected from the Best Poets and most admired Writers., Songsters.
118 Songsters. The Charms of Melody; or Siren Medley. Being the Most Extensive Collection of Love, Sentimental, War, Hunting, Bacchanalian, Humorous, Sea, -and Political Songs, Old English, Irish, Scotch and German Ballads, Legendaries, &c. Every Brought Together in a Single Publication. Selected from the Best Poets and most admired Writers.
Dublin: Printed by J. and J. Carrick, [1818]. anticat16 
4to. Old half-calf & marbled boards, the spine mostly lacking, wear to edges and corners, some old stains to margins, very good otherwise. Stamped on the verso of the title, indicating that this copy is surplus from the Library of Congress. A reprinted collection of one hundred 4-page songsters, published from 1795-1810. 400 pages. This copy is defective, lacking six leaves: pages 9/10; 27/28; 99/100; 163/164; 199/200; 375/376. This type of songster was prevalent in England and Scotland during this period, but not so much in Ireland; this collection is an exception. Many hundreds of early popular songs. 
Price: 300.00 CAD
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FORM. A Quarterly Journal Containing Poetry, Sketches, Articles of Literary and Critical Interest Combined with Prints, Woodcuts, Lithographs, Calligraphy, Decorations and Initials. Edited by Austin O. Spare and Francis Marsden. [Cover Title: FORM. A Quarterly Of The Arts]., Spare (Austin) and Francis Marsden - editors.
119 Spare (Austin) and Francis Marsden - editors. FORM. A Quarterly Journal Containing Poetry, Sketches, Articles of Literary and Critical Interest Combined with Prints, Woodcuts, Lithographs, Calligraphy, Decorations and Initials. Edited by Austin O. Spare and Francis Marsden. [Cover Title: FORM. A Quarterly Of The Arts].
London & NY: John Lane, April,1916. 
Vol. 1, No. 1. The first issue of this short-lived periodical. Folio: 29 X 47.5 cm. 58 pages. Pictorial wrappers. This copy is disbound, with some wear to the spine. There is some moderate soiling and edge wear to the outer wrappers, and a closed tear partway across the front wrapper (not touching text or illustration); basically very good otherwise. Internally the sheets are all clean, with no stains or blemishes. Sensational grotesques by Austin Spare, several double-page; also art by Charles Ricketts, Frederick Carter, Frank Brangwyn, and others. Literary contributors include De la Mare & Yeats. 
Price: 750.00 CAD
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Memoire sur le Lemithochorton, Reconnu Vermifuge Specifique dans les Hopitaux Militaires, & par les observations des Medecins de France., Stefanopoli (Dimo) [Dimo Stephanopoli de Comnène]
120 Stefanopoli (Dimo) [Dimo Stephanopoli de Comnène] Memoire sur le Lemithochorton, Reconnu Vermifuge Specifique dans les Hopitaux Militaires, & par les observations des Medecins de France.
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[No Publisher], 1778. 4to. Disbound, remnants of binding clinging to spine. 24pp. Contemporary inscription on the title, undated, from Lyon, which may concern the distribution of this book. The final leaf is defective, having had the bottom two inches mostly torn away; this has affected the text on page 23 with the loss of two or three lines, and has touched the text at the bottom of page 24. Very scarce. Worldcat records a copy dated 1777, with 20 pages. This 1778 edition is not listed. Concerns the use of the plant Lemithochorton (also known as Corsican Moss, or Rock Moss) as a vermifuge, used in expelling worms or parasites. 
Price: 225.00 CAD
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