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Early English Books: A Single Owner Sale

Skinner Inc. Boston Live Webcast Auction 20 Jul 2018 12:00 EDT (17:00 BST)

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A Description of Tangier, the Country and People Adjoyning. London: Printed for Samuel Speed, at the

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A Description of Tangier, the Country and People Adjoyning. London: Printed for Samuel Speed, at the Rainbow in Fleetstreet, near the Inner Temple...

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A Necessary Doctrine and Erudicion for Any Chrysten Man, set furth by the Kynges Maiestye of

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A Necessary Doctrine and Erudicion for Any Chrysten Man, set furth by the Kynges Maiestye of England. &c. [London: Imprinted in Fletestrete by Tho...

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Acosta, Jose de (1540-1600) Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies. London:

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Acosta, Jose de (1540-1600) Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies. London: Printed by Val: Sims for Edward Blount and William A...

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An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding

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An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding Yong Trees of Divers Kindes for Timber and Fu...

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Antoniszoon, Cornelis (b. 1499) The Safeguard of Sailers, or Great Rutter. Containing the Courses,

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Antoniszoon, Cornelis (b. 1499) The Safeguard of Sailers, or Great Rutter. Containing the Courses, Distances, Soundings, Floods, and Ebbs. London:...

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Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430) Of the Citie of God: with the Learned Comments of Io. Lod.

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Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430) Of the Citie of God: with the Learned Comments of Io. Lod. Vives. London: Printed by George Eld, 1610. First e...

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Ávila y Zuniga, Luis de (c. 1490-c. 1560) The Comentaries of Don Lewes de Auela, and Suniga, great

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Ávila y Zuniga, Luis de (c. 1490-c. 1560) The Comentaries of Don Lewes de Auela, and Suniga, great Master of Acanter, which treateth of the great ...

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Bacon, Francis (1561-1626) Sylva Sylvarum: or, A Naturall Historie in Ten Centuries. London: by John

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Bacon, Francis (1561-1626) Sylva Sylvarum: or, A Naturall Historie in Ten Centuries. London: by John Haviland for William Lee, and are to be sold ...

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Balcanquhall, Walter (1586?-1645) A Large Declaration Concerning the Late Tumults in Scotland.

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Balcanquhall, Walter (1586?-1645) A Large Declaration Concerning the Late Tumults in Scotland. London: by Robert Young, His Majesties Printer for ...

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Bale, John (1495-1563) The First Two Partes of the Actes or Unchast Examples of the Englysh

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Bale, John (1495-1563) The First Two Partes of the Actes or Unchast Examples of the Englysh Votaryes. London: [Part I] Imprynted by Abraham Vele, ...

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Barleti, Marin (c. 1460-1512 or 1513) The Historie of George Castriot, Surnamed Scanderbeg, King

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Barleti, Marin (c. 1460-1512 or 1513) The Historie of George Castriot, Surnamed Scanderbeg, King of Albanie. London: Imprinted for William Ponsonb...

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Boemus, Johann (c. 1485-1535) The Fardle of Facions, Conteining the Aunciente Maners, Customes,

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Boemus, Johann (c. 1485-1535) The Fardle of Facions, Conteining the Aunciente Maners, Customes, and Lawes, of the Peoples Enhabiting the Two Parte...

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Böhme, Jakob (1575-1624) Mysterium Magnum; [bound with] Durant Hotham's (1617-1691) The Life of

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Böhme, Jakob (1575-1624) Mysterium Magnum; [bound with] Durant Hotham's (1617-1691) The Life of Jacob Behmen; [and] Böhme's Four Tables of Divine ...

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Boorde, Andrew (1490?-1549) The Breviary of Healthe, for All Maner of Sickenesses and Diseases the

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Boorde, Andrew (1490?-1549) The Breviary of Healthe, for All Maner of Sickenesses and Diseases the which may be in man or woman, doth folowe. Lond...

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Botero, Giovanni (1540-1617) Observations upon the Lives of Alexander, Caesar, Scipio. Newly

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Botero, Giovanni (1540-1617) Observations upon the Lives of Alexander, Caesar, Scipio. Newly Englished. London: Printed by A. Islip for Iohn Iagga...

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Certain Physiological Essays and Other Tracts; Written at Distant Times,

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Certain Physiological Essays and Other Tracts; Written at Distant Times, and on Several Occasions. London: Printed for H...

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Experiments and Considerations about the Porosity of Bodies. London:

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Experiments and Considerations about the Porosity of Bodies. London: Printed for Sam. Smith at the Prince's Arms in S. P...

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Experiments and Considerations Touching Colours. London: Printed for Henry

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Experiments and Considerations Touching Colours. London: Printed for Henry Herringman at the Anchor in the lower walk of...

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Short Memoirs for the Natural Experimental History of Mineral Waters.

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) Short Memoirs for the Natural Experimental History of Mineral Waters. London: Printed for Samuel Smith at the Prince's-A...

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) The Aerial Noctiluca: or Some New Phoenomena, and a Process of

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Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) The Aerial Noctiluca: or Some New Phoenomena, and a Process of Factitious Shelf-Shining Substance. London: Printed by Th...

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Brathwaite, Richard (1588-1673) Natures Embassie: or, the Wilde-Mans Measures: Danced Naked by

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Brathwaite, Richard (1588-1673) Natures Embassie: or, the Wilde-Mans Measures: Danced Naked by Twelve Satyres. London: Printed by [Richard Field] ...

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Brinkelow, Henry (d. 1546) The Complaynt of Roderyck Mors, Somtyme a Gray Fryre. Imprinted at

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Brinkelow, Henry (d. 1546) The Complaynt of Roderyck Mors, Somtyme a Gray Fryre. Imprinted at Savoy [i.e. Strasbourg]: per Franciscum de Turona [i...

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Bromhall, Thomas (fl. circa 1658) A Treatise of Specters. Or, an History of Apparitions, Oracles,

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Bromhall, Thomas (fl. circa 1658) A Treatise of Specters. Or, an History of Apparitions, Oracles, Prophecies, and Predictions. London: Printed by ...

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Browne, William (1590-c. 1645) Britannia's Pastorals. First and Second Books. London: Printed by

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Browne, William (1590-c. 1645) Britannia's Pastorals. First and Second Books. London: Printed by Iohn Haviland, 1625. Octavo, woodcut printer's ma...

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Buchanan, George (1506-1582) Ane Detectiovn of the Duinges of Marie Quene of Scottes, Touchand the

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Buchanan, George (1506-1582) Ane Detectiovn of the Duinges of Marie Quene of Scottes, Touchand the Murder of hir Husband, and hir Conspiracie, Adu...

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Bunyan, John (1628-1688) A Holy Life, the Beauty of Christianity: or, an Exhortation to Christians

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Bunyan, John (1628-1688) A Holy Life, the Beauty of Christianity: or, an Exhortation to Christians to be Holy. London: Printed by B.W. for Benj. A...

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Bunyan, John (1628-1688) Differences in Judgment about Water-Baptism, No Bar to Communion. London:

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Bunyan, John (1628-1688) Differences in Judgment about Water-Baptism, No Bar to Communion. London: Printed for John Wilkins, and are to be sold at...

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Buoni, Tommaso (1574-1607) Problemes of Beauty, Love, and all Humane Affections, with a Discourse of

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Buoni, Tommaso (1574-1607) Problemes of Beauty, Love, and all Humane Affections, with a Discourse of Beauty by the Same Author. Translated into En...

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Burghley, William Cecil, Baron (1520-1598) The Copie of a Letter Sent out of England to Don

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Burghley, William Cecil, Baron (1520-1598) The Copie of a Letter Sent out of England to Don Bernardin Mendoza Ambassadour in France for the King o...

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Burton, Henry (1578-1648) Or an Unmasking of the Mystery of Iniquity, Folded up in a Most Pernitious

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Burton, Henry (1578-1648) Or an Unmasking of the Mystery of Iniquity, Folded up in a Most Pernitious Breeve or Bull, sent from the Pope lately int...

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Calvin, Jean (1509-1564) Foure Sermons of Maister Iohn Calvin, Entreating of Matters Very

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Calvin, Jean (1509-1564) Foure Sermons of Maister Iohn Calvin, Entreating of Matters Very Pofitable for our Time, as may bee seene by the Preface....

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Camões, Luís de (1524-1580) trans. Sir Richard Fanshawe (1608-1666) The Lusiad, or Portugals

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Camões, Luís de (1524-1580) trans. Sir Richard Fanshawe (1608-1666) The Lusiad, or Portugals Historicall Poem. London: for Humphrey Moseley, at th...

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Campion, Edmund, Saint (1540-1581) Two Histories of Ireland. The One Written by Edmund Campion,

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Campion, Edmund, Saint (1540-1581) Two Histories of Ireland. The One Written by Edmund Campion, the other by Meredith Hanmer, Dr. of Divinity. Dub...

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Cartwright, John, of Magdalen College, Oxford (fl. circa 1599) The Preachers Travels. Wherein is set

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Cartwright, John, of Magdalen College, Oxford (fl. circa 1599) The Preachers Travels. Wherein is set downe a true Iournall, to the confines of the...

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Cavendish, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle (1624?-1674) The Life of the Thrice Noble, High and

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Cavendish, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle (1624?-1674) The Life of the Thrice Noble, High and Puissant Prince, William Cavendishe, Author's Presen...

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Cervantes, Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha:

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Cervantes, Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: and his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha. London: Th...

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Coignet, Matthieu, sieur de La Thuillerie (1514-1586) Politique Discourses upon Trueth and Lying.

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Coignet, Matthieu, sieur de La Thuillerie (1514-1586) Politique Discourses upon Trueth and Lying. London: Printed by [John Windet for] Ralfe Newbe...

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Colonne, Guido delle (c. 1287) The Life and Death of Hector. One, and the First of the Most

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Colonne, Guido delle (c. 1287) The Life and Death of Hector. One, and the First of the Most Puissant, Valiant, and Renowned Monarches of the World...

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Conestaggio, Girolamo (1530-c. 1616) trans. Edward Blount (1562-1632) The Historie of the Vniting of

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Conestaggio, Girolamo (1530-c. 1616) trans. Edward Blount (1562-1632) The Historie of the Vniting of the Kingdom of Portvgall to the Crowne of Cas...

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Contarini, Gasparo (1483-1542) The Common-Wealth and Government of Venice. London: Imprinted by Iohn

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Contarini, Gasparo (1483-1542) The Common-Wealth and Government of Venice. London: Imprinted by Iohn Windet for Edmund Mattes, and are to be sold ...

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Cornwallis, Sir William (1579-1614) Essayes. London: Printed [by S. Stafford] for Edmund Mattes,

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Cornwallis, Sir William (1579-1614) Essayes. London: Printed [by S. Stafford] for Edmund Mattes, at the signe of the Hand and Plowgh in Fleet-stre...

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Coryate, Thomas (1577-1617) Coryats Crudities; Hastily Gobled up in Five Moneths Trauells. London:

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Coryate, Thomas (1577-1617) Coryats Crudities; Hastily Gobled up in Five Moneths Trauells. London: by W[illiam] S[tansby], 1611. First edition, la...

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Cosin, Richard (1549?-1597) An Apologie for Sundrie Proceedings by Iurisdiction Ecclesiasticall,

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Cosin, Richard (1549?-1597) An Apologie for Sundrie Proceedings by Iurisdiction Ecclesiasticall, of Late Times by Some chalenged, and also Diversl...

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Cotgrave, Randle (d. 1634?) A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongues. London: by Adam

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Cotgrave, Randle (d. 1634?) A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongues. London: by Adam Islip, 1611. First edition, folio, title page printed...

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Cotton, John (1584-1652) God's Mercie Mixed with His Iustice, or His Peoples Deliverance in Times of

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Cotton, John (1584-1652) God's Mercie Mixed with His Iustice, or His Peoples Deliverance in Times of Danger, Laid Open in Several Sermons. London:...

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Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556) A Confutatio[n] of Unwritte[n] Verities. [Wesel?: Printed by J.

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Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556) A Confutatio[n] of Unwritte[n] Verities. [Wesel?: Printed by J. Lambrecht?, 1556]. First edition, small octavo, text p...

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Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556) Catechismus, That is to Say, a Shorte Instruction into Christian

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Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556) Catechismus, That is to Say, a Shorte Instruction into Christian Religion for the Synguler Commoditie and Profyte of C...

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Crouch, Nathaniel (1632-1725) The Surprizing Miracles of Nature and Art. London: Printed for Nath.

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Crouch, Nathaniel (1632-1725) The Surprizing Miracles of Nature and Art. London: Printed for Nath. Crouch, at the Bell next Kemp's Coffee-House in...

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Davenport, John (fl. circa 1646) The Witches of Huntingdon, their Examinations and Confessions;

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Davenport, John (fl. circa 1646) The Witches of Huntingdon, their Examinations and Confessions; exactly taken by his Majesties Justices of Peace f...

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Day, Richard (b. 1552) A Booke of Christian Prayers. London: Printed by John Daye, dwellyng over

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Day, Richard (b. 1552) A Booke of Christian Prayers. London: Printed by John Daye, dwellyng over Aldersgate, 1578. Quarto, illustrated with woodcu...

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Demosthenes (c. 384-322 BC); Thomas Wilson, trans. (1525?-1581) The Three Orations of Demosthenes.

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Demosthenes (c. 384-322 BC); Thomas Wilson, trans. (1525?-1581) The Three Orations of Demosthenes. London: Imprinted by Henrie Denham, 1570. First...

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Donne, John (1572-1631) Biathanatos. A Declaration of that Paradoxe or Thesis that Self-homicide

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Donne, John (1572-1631) Biathanatos. A Declaration of that Paradoxe or Thesis that Self-homicide is not so Naturally Sin, that it May Never Be Oth...

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Donne, John (1572-1631) Biathanatos. A Declaration of that Paradoxe, or Thesis, that Selfe-

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Donne, John (1572-1631) Biathanatos. A Declaration of that Paradoxe, or Thesis, that Selfe-homicide is not so Naturally Sinne, that it may never b...

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Donne, John (1572-1631) Pseudo-Martyr. London: Printed by W[illiam] Stansby for Walter Burre,

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Donne, John (1572-1631) Pseudo-Martyr. London: Printed by W[illiam] Stansby for Walter Burre, 1610. First edition, quarto, the H. Bradley Martin c...

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Du Moulin, Peter (1601-1684) Directions for the Education of a Young Prince. London: Printed for

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Du Moulin, Peter (1601-1684) Directions for the Education of a Young Prince. London: Printed for H. Brome at the Gunin St. Paul's Church-yard, 167...

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Dufour, Philippe Sylvestre (1622-1687) The Manner of Making of Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate. London:

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Dufour, Philippe Sylvestre (1622-1687) The Manner of Making of Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate. London: Printed for William Crook at the Green Dragon w...

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Ellis, John (1710?-1776) The Natural History of Many Curious and Uncommon Zoophytes. London: Printed

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Ellis, John (1710?-1776) The Natural History of Many Curious and Uncommon Zoophytes. London: Printed for Benjamin White & Son, 1786. First edition...

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Elyot, Sir Thomas (1490?-1546) Pasquyll the Playne. London: Thomae Bertheleti, 1540. Second

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Elyot, Sir Thomas (1490?-1546) Pasquyll the Playne. London: Thomae Bertheleti, 1540. Second edition (two appeared in 1533); title page printed wit...

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Elyot, Sir Thomas (1490?-1546) The Image of Governaunce Compiled of the Actes and Sentences Notable,

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Elyot, Sir Thomas (1490?-1546) The Image of Governaunce Compiled of the Actes and Sentences Notable, of the Most Noble Emperour Alexandre Severus,...

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Erasmus, Desiderius (d. 1536) Apophthegmes, that is to saie, prompte, quicke, wittie and sente[n]

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Erasmus, Desiderius (d. 1536) Apophthegmes, that is to saie, prompte, quicke, wittie and sente[n]cious saiynges. London: by Ihon Kingston, 1564. S...

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