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Printed for the author: Without a License

Today I have catalogued A book by an Irish author, self published and represented in the us by one copy. as you can see above all of his works are uncommon. This book is quite amazing, he must have had... Continue Reading →

The french rogue: or, the life of Monsieur Ragoe de Versailles.

3324J Frequently, but incorrectly, attributed to Charles de Fieux, Chevalier de Mouhy, but possibly by Richard Head, author of ’The English rogue’.(1665) The french rogue: or, the life of Monsieur Ragoe de Versailles. Containing his parentage, monstrous birth, early rogueries,... Continue Reading →

The Derby Post-man

The Derby Post -Man: "Up to the year 1719/20 there does not appear to have been any printing done in Derby. Probably the earliest production of the Derby press is the first number of The Derby Postman, a quarto Thursday... Continue Reading →

The family-dictionary; or, Household companion:

308J. William Salmon 1644-1713 The family-dictionary; or, Household companion: Containing, in an alphabetical method, I. Directions for cookery, in dressing flesh, fowl, fish, herbs, boots, &c. Seasoning, making sauces, bills of fare, art of carving, &c. II. Making all sorts... Continue Reading →

The demonstration of Antichrist

This rare[N.America :Folger & Huntington (only) ] little book in quite a formal way "And this we thus proue:" By quoting Church fathers, from Clemens Romanus to St Augustine, that the Pope must be the Anti-christ. What a place to... Continue Reading →

The demonstration of Antichrist

This rare[N.America :Folger & Huntington (only) ] little book in quite a formal way "And this we thus proue:" By quoting Church fathers, from Clemens Romanus to St Augustine, that the Pope must be the Anti-christ.     *** 670G  ... Continue Reading →

Seven books in english which are barely represented in North American Libraries!

All of the books in today’s blog are represented in fewer than 6 libraries in North America. 700G      F.G. = Gregory, Francis .     1625?-1707     Oνομασικὸν βραχύ      (Onomastikon brachy)  sive. Nomenclatura brevis Anglo-Latino-Græca. In usum scholæ Westmonasteriensis. Per F.G. Editio duodecima emendata. Together with Examples of the five declensions of nouns; with the […]

Seven books in english which are barely represented in North American Libraries!

All of the books in today’s blog are represented in fewer than 6 libraries in North America. 700G      F.G. = Gregory, Francis .     1625?-1707     Oνομασικὸν βραχύ      (Onomastikon brachy)  sive. Nomenclatura brevis Anglo-Latino-Græca. In usum scholæ Westmonasteriensis. Per F.G. Editio duodecima emendata. Together with Examples of the five declensions of nouns; with the […]

Ten books in english which are barely represented in American Libraries!

All of the books in today’s blog are represented in fewer than 6 libraries in North America. 700G      F.G. = Gregory, Francis .     1625?-1707     Oνομασικὸν βραχύ      (Onomastikon brachy)  sive. Nomenclatura brevis Anglo-Latino-Græca. In usum scholæ Westmonasteriensis. Per F.G. Editio duodecima emendata. Together with Examples of the five declensions of nouns; with the […]

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