Loan Collection of Decorative Bindings, Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Other Bibliographical Specimens from the Libraries of Philadelphia

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Academy of the fine arts, 1893 - 53 pagine
 

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Pagina 20 - Vincentio Saviolo his Practise. In two Bookes. The first intreating of the use of the Rapier and Dagger. The second of Honor and honorable Quarrels.
Pagina 21 - That popular Stage-playes (the very Pompes of the Divell which we renounce in Baptisme, if we beleeve the Fathers) are sinfull, heathenish, lewde, ungodly Spectacles, and most pernicious Corruptions; condemned in all ages, as intolerable Mischiefes to Churches, to Republickes, to the manners, mindes and soules of men.
Pagina 21 - The Chronicle History of Henry the fift, With his battell fought at Agin Court in France. Together with Auntient Pistoll. As it hath bene sundry times playd by the Right honorable the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants.
Pagina 6 - A New Edition : To which is added The Gospel according to St. Mark, Translated into the Mohawk Language, by Capt"- Joseph Brant, An Indian of the Mohawk Nation.
Pagina 30 - The Snob: a Literary and Scientific Journal," NOT " conducted by members of the University,
Pagina 4 - Scriptures publishing by Mr. Aitken. He undertook this expensive work at a time when, from the circumstances of the war, an English edition of the Bible could not be imported, nor any opinion formed how long the obstruction might continue. On this account particularly he deserves applause and encouragement. We therefore wish you, Reverend Gentlemen, to examine the execution of the work, and if approved, to give it the sanction of your judgment, and the weight of your recommendation.
Pagina 30 - University," to which Mr. Thackeray was a contributor ; and it probably owed its name and existence to him. Each number contained only six pages, of a small octavo size, printed on tinted paper of different colors, green, pink, and yellow ; and, as if to complete the eccentricity of the periodical, its price was twopence-halfpenny. " The Snob " had but a short life, only eleven numbers having been published ; the first being dated April 9th, 1829, and the last, June 18, of the same year. In those...
Pagina 21 - Plaies are printed in the best Crowne paper far better than most Bibles.
Pagina 18 - Fishers answere to certain questions propounded by his most gratious Matie King lames.
Pagina 8 - The first book printed in German type in America, and the first book from Saur's press. It is the largest and most important collection of the Ephrata Cloister hymns, and is dedicated " To all solitary Turtle-doves cooing in the wilderness, as a spiritual harp, playing in the many tunes of divine visitation.

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