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Achinstein, Sharon. LITERATURE AND DISSENT IN MILTON'S ENGLAND. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2008. 8vo. Blue wraps. 302 pp. Superficial shelfwear, else near fine. $35 CW428038

Adams, Henry. A LETTER TO AMERICAN TEACHERS OF HISTORY. Washington, DC: n.p.. 1910. First edition. Small 8vo. Green cloth. vi, 214 pp. Rubbing to head, heel, and corners. Spine slightly faded. Light shelfwear. Gift note inked to verso of front free endpaper. Hinges slightly tender. Light toning to edges. Very good, no jacket. $125 CW428024

Anderson, Marjorie Ogilvie. KINGS AND KINGSHIP IN EARLY SCOTLAND. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield. 1974. 8vo. Cloth. 310 pp. Light shelfwear. Light soiling to top of textblock. Jacket with some scuffing and soiling, as well as some small wrinkles and tears to top edge. Very good in a very good minus jacket. $45 CW428021

Anonyme. BIBLIOTHECA HAGIOGRAPHICA LATINA ANTIQUAE ET MEDIAE AETATIS : 1898-1901. Bruxelles: Société des Bollandistes. 1992. 8vo. Wraps. 1303 pp. Text in Latin. Light wear and light soiling to exterior. Light toning to page edges. Very good. $50 CW428007

Anthony Paul Bale. ST EDMUND, KING AND MARTYR: CHANGING IMAGES OF A MEDIEVAL SAINT (YORK MEDIEVAL PRESS). York, England: York Medieval Press. 2009. 8vo. Cloth. 198 pp. Light shelfwear. Light toning to page edges. Slightly musty. Very good in a very good jacket. $45 CW428028

Aurell, Martin. LES NOCES DU COMTE: MARIAGE ET POUVOIR EN CATALOGNE (785-1213) (SERIE HISTOIRE ANCIENNE ET MEDIEVALE) (FRENCH EDITION). Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne. 1995. 8vo. Wraps. 623 pp. Text in French. Light wear to exterior, with some creasing to corners. Some small tears to paper at spine. Very good. $60 CW427987

Barry Kemp. THE CITY OF AKHENATEN AND NEFERTITI: AMARNA AND ITS PEOPLE (NEW ASPECTS OF ANTIQUITY). London: Thames & Hudson. 2012. 8vo. Cloth. 320 pp. B/w and color illustrations. Light shelfwear. Slight bumping to lower corners. Very good plus in a very good plus jacket. $35 CW428023

Barry Sandywell. REFLEXIVITY AND THE CRISIS OF WESTERN REASON: LOGOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS: VOLUME ONE (LOGOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS; 1) (VOLUME 3). London and New York: Routledge. 1995. 8vo. Laminated paper-covered boards (hardcover). 525 pp. Light shelfwear. Upper fore-corners bumped. Very good, no jacket. $40 CW428027

Bougard, Francois. LA JUSTICE DANS LE ROYAUME D'ITALIE: DE LA FIN DU VIIIE SIECLE AU DEBUT DU XIE SIECLE (BIBLIOTHEQUE DES ECOLES FRANCAISES D'ATHENES ET DE ROME) (FRENCH EDITION). Rome: Ecole francaise de Rome. 1995. 8vo. Laminated paper-covered boards (hardcover). 498 pp. Text in French. Light sheflwear, spine slightly cocked, else very good, no jacket. $30 CW427988

Browning, Robert. IN A BALCONY: A DRAMA IN VERSE. New York: The Laurentian Press. 1902. Limited edition, number 62 of 300 printed on Van Gelder paper. Small 8vo. Decorative paper-covered boards, with slipcase and the scarce dust jacket and slipcase. 115 pp. Leaves mostly uncut. Light toning to page edges. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. The plain jacket with some toning to spine and both panels, and a small closed tear at the top of the front joint. Slipcase with some shelfwear, beginning to split at the top edges, and with some loss to the bottom fore-edge. Near fine in very good jacket and slipcase. Scarce in jacket. $75 CW428045

Catherine Martin. MILTON'S ITALY: ANGLO-ITALIAN LITERATURE, TRAVEL, AND CONNECTIONS IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND (ROUTLEDGE STUDIES IN RENAISSANCE LITERATURE AND CULTURE). London and New York: Routledge. 2016. 8vo. Laminated paper-covered boards (hardcover). 318 pp. Superficial shelfwear, slight bumping to lower fore-corners, else very good plus, no jacket. $60 CW428037

Chadwick, Owen. A HISTORY OF THE POPES 1830-1914 (OXFORD HISTORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2003. 8vo. Wraps. 614 pp. Light shelfwear, slight spine crease, else very good. $28 CW427991

David Smith. THE DANCE OF SIVA: RELIGION, ART AND POETRY IN SOUTH INDIA (CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2003. 8vo. Wraps. 301 pp. B/w illustrations. Light shelfwear, light fading to spine, else very good. $28 CW428000

Delvau, Alfred, introduction et traduction. AUCASSIN ET NICOLETTE. Paris: Librairie Bachelin-Deflorenne. 1866. Limited edition, one of 150 copies. 8vo. Rebound (signed by Morrell) in half morocco over cloth-covered boards, top edges gilt, original wraps bound in. xxii, 98 pp. Text in French. Light rubbing to head, tail, joints, edges, and corners. Cloth a bit mottled at the board edges. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Very good. $200 CW428035

Dowling, Patrick John. THE HEDGE SCHOOLS OF IRELAND. Dublin & Cork: The Talbot Press Limited. 1935. 8vo. Cloth. xvi, 182 pp. Light shelfwear. Previous owner's signature and two bookstore stamps to front free endpaper. Jacket with rubbing and light wear, some small stains to the spine, sunning to spine and front panel, and a small closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel. Very good in a very good minus jacket. $75 CW427986

Enos, John Lawrence. PETROLEUM PROGRESS AND PROFITS: A HISTORY OF PROCESS INNOVATION. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. 1962. 8vo. Green cloth. 336 pp. Light wear to exterior, including a scuff to front cover. Some dust soiling to top edges. Very good, no jacket. $30 CW428047

Enright, Joseph F.; Ryan, James W.. SHINANO!: THE SINKING OF JAPAN'S SECRET SUPERSHIP. New York: St. Martins Press. 1987. First printing. 8vo. Cloth. 250 pp. Inscribed by Enright to front free endpaper, with a note of thanks to the recipient. Compliments of the author card also laid in. Jacket with slight wrinkling at top and bottom edges. Light shelfwear. Very good plus in a very good plus jacket. $125 CW427996

Eric Weiskott. ENGLISH ALLITERATIVE VERSE: POETIC TRADITION AND LITERARY HISTORY (CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN MEDIEVAL LITERATURE). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2016. 8vo. Cloth. 236 pp. Light shelfwear. Slight bumping to corners. Jacket with laminate beginning to peel back from the bottom edge. Very good in a very good jacket. $45 CW428031

Frederick Reines. COSMOLOGY, FUSION AND OTHER MATTERS. London: Adam Hilger. 1972. 8vo. Red cloth. 320 pp. Light shelfwear, some pencil notes to front free endpaper, else very good, no jacket. $30 CW428008

Fros, Henricus, editit. BIBLIOTHECA HAGIOGRAPHICA LATINA ANTIQUAE ET MEDIAE AETATIS. NOVUM SUPPLEMENTUM. Bruxelles: n.p.. 1986. 8vo. Wraps. 959 pp. Text in Latin. Leaves mostly uncut. Light wear and light soiling to exterior. Slight mustiness. Very good. $75 CW428006

Gauvard, Claude. DE GRACE ESPECIAL: CRIME, ETAT ET SOCIETE EN FRANCE A LA FIN DU MOYEN AGE (PUBLICATIONS DE LA SORBONNE) (FRENCH EDITION). Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne. 1991. Two volume set. 8vo. Wraps. 1025 pp. in toto, continuously paginated. Text in French. Light wear to edges, with some creasing to corners, else very good. $85 CW427989

Giuseppe Peano. SELECTED WORKS OF GIUSEPPE PEANO. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1973. 8vo. Cloth. 249 pp. Light shelfwear. Jacket with rubbing at spine and edges, and some small closed tears at spine. Very good in a very good minus jacket. $30 CW428017

Hill, G. W., and W. H. Frere, edited. MEMORIALS OF STEPNEY PARISH; THAT IS TO SAY THE VESTRY MINUTES FROM 1579 TO 1662 NOW FIRST PRITNEED, WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES. TO WHICH IS APPENDED A REPRINT OF GASCOYNE'S MAP OF THE PARISH, 1703, WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND INDEX. Guildford: Printed for the Subscribers by Billing & Sons. 1890. Four parts bound as one. 8vo. Modern maroon cloth, original wraps bound in at rear, maps housed in a pocket at rear board. 276 pp. plus 8 pp. map index. Ex-library but with minimal markings (library bookplate to front pastedown, library name embossed to title page). Some flaking to fore-edges of some of the leaves. Frontispiece with some chipping at the fore-corners that has been professionally repaired. Original covers with some tears and chips that have been professionally repaired. Very good with faults as noted. $150 CW427984

Joelle Proust. QUESTIONS OF FORM: LOGIC AND THE ANALYTIC PROPOSITION FROM KANT TO CARNAP. Minneapolis: Univ of Minnesota Pr. 1989. 8vo. Cloth. 302 pp. Light shelfwear. Very good, no jacket. $30 CW428018

Jones, Christopher P.. THE ROMAN WORLD OF DIO CHRYSOSTOM (LOEB CLASSICAL MONOGRAPHS). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1978. 8vo. Cloth. 208 pp. Light shelfwear. Jacket with light wear to edges and some rippling to front panel. Very good in a very good jacket. $25 CW428010

Joseph W. Dauben. GEORG CANTOR: HIS MATHEMATICS AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE INFINITE. Cambirdge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1979. 8vo. Blue cloth. 404 pp. Light wear to exterior. Light soiling to top of textblock. Light toning to page edges. Very good, no jacket. $50 CW428012

June Barrow-Green. POINCARE AND THE THREE BODY PROBLEM (HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS, V. 11). Providence: American Mathematical Society. 1996. 8vo. Wraps. 272 pp. Light wear to edges. Very good. $25 CW428014

King, Bruce. DEREK WALCOTT: A CARIBBEAN LIFE. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2000. 8vo. Cloth. 714 pp. Superficial shelfwear, else near fine in a near fine jacket. $45 CW428041

Lennon, T. M.. PROBLEMS OF CARTESIANISM (MCGILL-QUEEN'S STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS). Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University PRess. 1982. 8vo. Cloth. 253 pp. Light shelfwear. Very good, no jacket. $30 CW428020

Lewalski, Barbara Kiefer. "PARADISE LOST" AND THE RHETORIC OF LITERARY FORMS (PRINCETON LEGACY LIBRARY). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 2014. 8vo. Wraps. 378 pp. Superficial shelfwear, else near fine. Princeton Legacy Library POD reprint of a work first published in 1985. $28 CW428039

Lucretius. Translated by Thomas Charles Baring. THE SCHEME OF EPICURUS: A RENDERING INTO ENGLISH VERSE OF THE UNFINISHED POEM OF LUCRETIUS, ENTITLED "DE RERUM NATURA," ("THE NATURE OF THINGS"). London: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co.. 1884. 8vo. Blue cloth, top edges gilt. 348 pp. Light wear to exterior. Light soiling to spine, with some fraying to cloth at head and tail. Front hinge tender. A few pencil notes to half title. Light toning to page edges. Light foxing to preliminary and end leaves. Very good with faults as noted. $30 CW428009

Madame de Sevigne. Texte etabli, presente et annote par Roger Duchene. MADAME DE SEVIGNE: CORRESPONDANCE (BIBLIOTHEQUE DE LA PLEIADE). Paris: Gallimard. 2005. Bibliotheque de la Pleiade edition. Three volume set. Small 8vo. Pebbled faux red leather with clear mylar jackets. Very good plus in very good plus jackets and slipcases. $125 CW428044

Marquis of Wellesley [Richard Colley Wesley]. HISTORY OF THE EVENTS AND TRANSACTIONS WHICH HAVE TAKEN PLACE IN INDIA: CONTAINING THE NEGOTIATIONS OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT, RELATIVE TO THE GLORIOUS SUCCESS OF THE LATE WAR. ADDRESSED TO THE HONORABLE SECRET COMMITTEE OF THE HONORABLE COURT OF DIRECTORS OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY. London: Printed for John Stockdale. 1805. First edition. 4to. Rebound in red library buckram with new endpapers. iv, 5-263, [1] pp. Catalog sticker to tail of spine. Some sun-fading to spine and top edges of covers. Boards slightly bowed out. Typical library markings to interior (bookplate to front pastedown, catalog pocket and date slip to rear endpapers, library name embossed to title page and stamped to copyright page and final page). Title page with a tape-repaired closed tear at top. Scattered light foxing to interior. Very good with faults as noted. Richard Colley Wesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley, was Governor-General of India from 1798-1805. These dispatches regarding the Mahratta War were captured by the French and published in French in Le Moniteur Universel. Publisher John Stockdale had them translated back into English for this publication. $75 CW428033

Martha C. Nussbaum. THE THERAPY OF DESIRE: THEORY AND PRACTICE IN HELLENISTIC ETHICS. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1994. 8vo. Cloth. 558 pp. Light shelfwear. Jacket with light wear to edges. Very good in a very good jacket. $25 CW428011

Martin, Philippe. LES CHEMINS DU SACRE: PAROISSES, PROCESSIONS, PELERINAGES EN LORRAINE DU XVIEME AU XIXEME SIECLE (FRENCH EDITION). Metz: Editions Serpenoise. 1995. 8vo. Wraps. 358 pp. Text in French. Light wear to exterior, old sticker to rear cover, else very good. $30 CW427990

Munro, Lucy. CHILDREN OF THE QUEEN'S REVELS: A JACOBEAN THEATRE REPERTORY. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2011. 8vo. Wraps. 267 pp. Superficial shelfwear, else near fine. $30 CW428030

O'Nolan, Gerald. THE NEW ERA GRAMMAR OF MODERN IRISH. Dublin & Cork: The Educational Company of Ireland. 1934. 8vo. Cloth. 238 pp. Rubbing to head, tail, and corners. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper, with an old bookstore stamp to same. Jacket with light wear, wrinkling at edges, and chipping to head and tail of spine. Very good in a very good minus jacket. $50 CW427999

Orlin, Eric. ROUTLEDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN RELIGIONS. New York and London: Routledge. 2015. 8vo. Paper-covered boards (hardcover). 1054 pp. Some bumping to corners, light wear to covers, else very good plus, no jacket. $175 CW427983

Parkinson (assistant editor), David J.. CIVIC LONDON TO 1558 [3 VOLUME SET] (RECORDS OF EARLY ENGLISH DRAMA). Woodbridge, Suffolk: D. S. Brewer. 2015. Three volume set. 8vo. Red cloth. Superficial shelfwear, some slight fingerprint smudges to fore-edges, else near fine, no jackets. $175 CW428042

Reisner, Noam. MILTON AND THE INEFFABLE (OXFORD ENGLISH MONOGRAPHS). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2010. 8vo. Cloth. 321 pp. Superficial shelfwear, else near fine in a near fine jacket. $75 CW428036

Rescher, Nicholas. KANT AND THE REACH OF REASON: STUDIES IN KANT'S THEORY OF RATIONAL SYSTEMATIZATION. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1999. 8vo. Green cloth. 258 pp. Light shelfwear. Barcode sticker to rear cover. Very good, no jacket. $40 CW428019

Reynolds, Roger E.; Cushing, Kathleen G.; Gyug, Richard Francis. RITUAL, TEXT, AND LAW: STUDIES IN MEDIEVAL CANON LAW AND LITURGY PRESENTED TO ROGER E. REYNOLDS (CHURCH, FAITH, AND CULTURE IN THE MEDIEVAL WEST). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Pub Ltd. 2004. 8vo. Green cloth. 326 pp. Light shelfwear. ISBN sticker to rear cover. Slightly musty. Very good, no jacket. $60 CW428004

Stubbes, Phillip; Kidnie, Margaret Jane. PHILIP STUBBES: THE ANATOMIE OF ABUSES (MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE TEXTS AND STUDIES). Tempe, AZ: Renaissance English Text Society. 2002. 8vo. Green cloth. 448 pp. Superficial shelfwear, else near fine, no jacket. $28 CW428040

Tashjian, James H.. THE ARMENIAN AMERICAN IN WORLD WAR II. Boston: Hairenik Association, Inc.. 1952. 8vo. Brown cloth. 511 pp. Light shelfwear, light soiling to covers, slight dampstaining to page edges, else very good minus, no jacket. $60 CW427985

Trollope, Anthony. Foreword by Michael Sadleir. LONDON TRADESMEN. London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot Ltd. 1927. First thus. Limited edition, number 21/500. 8vo. Quarter burgundy cloth over decorative paper-covered boards. 97 pp. Some leaves still uncut. Light wear to exterior, with some light scuffing to backstrip. Slight fraying to cloth at head of spine. Very good, no jacket. $30 CW428046

Various. LEXIKON DES MITTEL ALTERS (9 VOLUME SET). Munchen und Zurich: Artemis Verlag. 1980. Nine volume set. (A 10th 'Register' volume was added later but is not included here.) 8vo. Cloth. Text in German. Light shelfwear. Jackets with light wear at edges. Slight. Very good in very good jackets. $295 CW428034

Walsh, Paul. Edited by Colm O Lochlainn. IRISH CHIEFS AND LEADERS. Dublin: The Sign of the Three Candles. 1960. 8vo. Cloth. 334 pp. Two folding genealogies at rear. Light shelfwear. Jacket sunned at spine and edges, with some dampstaining to spine, small chips to head of spine, sticker ghost to front panel, and price-clipped. Very good in a very good minus jacket. $85 CW428022

Webster, Noah. A GRAMMATICAL INSTITUTE, OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, COMPRISING, AN EASY, CONCISE, AND SYSTEMATIC METHOD OF EDUCATION, DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF ENGLISH SCHOOLS IN AMERICA. IN THREE PARTS. PART I. CONTAINING, A NEW AND ACCURATE STANDARD OF PRONUNCIATION. West Hartford, CT: Noah Webster House Foundation. 1968. Limited edition facsimile of the 1783 Hartford edition. 12mo. Number 99 of 100 bound in quarter leather over paper-covered boards. 119 pp. Light wear to corners, some spotting to top of textblock, else very good plus, no jacket. $50 CW428001

Whatley, E. Gordon. THE SAINT OF LONDON: THE LIFE AND MIRACLES OF ST. ERKENWALD (MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE TEXTS AND STUDIES). Binghamton, NY: Mrts. 1989. 8vo. Blue cloth. 256 pp. Light shelfwear. Covers slightly bowed. Very good, no jacket. $45 CW428032

Wild, John. PLATO'S MODERN ENEMIES AND THE THEORY OF NATURAL LAW. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. 1953. 8vo. Green cloth. 259 pp. Light scuffing and wear to exterior, with some small stains. Light toning to page edges. Very good minus, no jacket. $30 CW428016

William Aspray. COMPUTING BEFORE COMPUTERS. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State Pr. 1990. 8vo. Cloth. 266 pp. B/w illustrations. Light shelfwear. Jacket with light wear to edges, and a few small closed tears at edges. Very good in a very good jacket. $30 CW428013

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