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Model Moral LIVES” forLittle Masters & Misses”
(“A” is for “Miss Betsy ALLGOOD”).   [Johnson, Richard].  The juvenile biographer; containing the lives of little masters and misses, including a variety of good and bad characters. Worcester: Printed by Isaiah Thomas, & sold at his book store, sold also by E. Battelle, Boston, 1787. 16mo (9.5 cm, 3.75"). Frontis.[ii], t-p.[iii], [iv], v–viii, [9], 10–119, [120 (blank)], [121–24 (adv.)], [2 (blank)] pp. (lacks initial blank f.); illus.
$2500.00
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Abbott'sIllustrated Biographies
Abbott, Jacob, & John S.C. Abbott. MAKERS OF HISTORY.  Akron, OH: The Superior Printing Co., [1914]. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). 20 vols. I: Frontis., [2], 256 pp.; 3 plts. II: Frontis., 229, [1] pp.; 3 plts. III: Frontis., 251, [1] pp.; 3 plts. IV: Frontis., 250 pp.; 2 plts. V: Frontis., 263, [1] pp.; 2 plts. VI: Frontis., 239, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map, 3 plts. VII: Frontis., 264 pp.; 2 plts. VIII: Frontis., 272 pp.; 2 plts. IX: Frontis., 257, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map, 3 plts. X: Frontis., 239, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XI: Frontis., 265, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XII: Frontis., 248 pp.; 3 plts. XIII: Frontis., 303, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XIV: Frontis., 285, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XV: Frontis., 287, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XVI: Frontis., 223, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XVII: Frontis., 233, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XVIII: Frontis., 327, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XIX: Frontis., 263, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XX: Frontis., 285, [1] pp.; 3 plts.
$225.00
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A Mini Leaf Book
Adomeit, Ruth E.  An original leaf from the Newbery Bible 1780. With an essay. Los Angeles: [colophon: printed by William Cheney for Dawson's Book Shop], 1980. Miniature (49 x 42 mm; 1.875" x 1.625"). 18 pp., [1 (colophon)] f., leaf of 1780 Bible tipped in.
$400.00
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Enhanced by a Fan of St. JohnIn a Contemporary Binding & with78 Woodcuts
Aemilius, Georg.  Evangelia quae consueto more dominicis et aliis festis diebus in ecclesia leguntur. Coloniae Agrippinae: Ad intersignium Monocerotis [Walther Fabritius], 1566. 8vo (16 cm, 6.3"). [176] ff.; illus.
$2250.00
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A Walk to Remember
American Sunday-School Union.  The Broken bough. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [between 1827 and 1853?]. 32mo (10.8 cm; 4.25"). 16 pp.; illus.
$45.00
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Susan Knew . . . the Value of What She Learned at the Sunday School”
American Sunday-School Union.  Little Susan and her lamb. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [between 1827 and 1853]. 32mo (10.5 cm; 4.125"). 15 pp.; frontis.
$45.00
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Beware of Having Anything to Do with Bad Boys”
American Sunday-School Union.  The young Sabbath-breakers. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, No. 146 Chestnut Street, [1827–53]. 32mo (10.6 cm; 4.25"). 16 pp.; illus.
$45.00
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Inspirational 19th-Century AMERICAN Children's Book
Anderson, Eliza Hill.  Memoir of Mary Lothrop: who died in Boston, March 18, 1831, aged six years and three months. Boston: Perkins & Marvin; Lincoln & Edmands; & James Loring, 1832. 24mo (14.9 cm, 5.875"). Engr. frontis., 108 pp.
$75.00
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A Lotta Moneyon the Line
Arias de Saavedra, Francisco.  Manifestacion de los derechos de la menor dona Grimaneza de la Puente en el juicio que en segunda instancia; ha promovido en esta real audiencia, con el Señor Marques de Corpa oydor de ella: sobre el entero de la dote de la Marquesa de la Puente su hija finada, para que se reforme la sentencia de vista declaratoria de la simulacion del instrumento dotal. Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos, 1793. Small 4to (21 cm; 8.25"). [3] ff., 175, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (errata)] f.
$475.00
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Most Salutary & Important Advice”
Atmore, Charles.  Serious advice, from a father to his children, respecting their conduct in the world; civil, moral, and religious. Philadelphia: J.H. Cunningham, 1819. 12mo (13.4 cm, 5.25"). Frontis., 36 pp.
$300.00
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He Formed a Scheme to Take Their Lives Away”
The babes in the wood.  Providence: Chauncey Shephard, [1832–1835?]. 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.124"). [16] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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The Wonderful Rescues & Brave Deeds ofTom Thumb
Banks, Eulalie, illus.  Tom Thumb. [New York]: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., © 1934. 4to (20.3 cm, 8"). [12 (incl. covers)] pp.; col. illus.
$20.00
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DefiningChild” for Baptismal Purposes RARE
Barker, Thomas.  The duty, circumstances, and benefits of baptism, determined by evidence ... with an appendix, shewing the meaning of several Greek words in the New Testament. London: B. White, 1771. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8"). x, 208, [6 (index & errata)] pp.
$650.00
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Observant & Thoughtful
Barrow, William.   An essay on education; in which are particularly considered the merits and the defects of the discipline and instruction in our academies ... the second edition, corrected and enlarged. London: Pr. for F. & C. Rivington by Bye & Law, 1804. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). 2 vols. I: xxiv, 342, [2 (1 adv.)] pp. II: iv, 412 pp.
$500.00
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COME, Read & Learn”With the Fold-Over FlapPRESENT & Cuts by ANDERSON
(BATTLEDOOR).  The uncle's present, a new battledoor. Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, n.d. [ca. 1810]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [4] ff. (see below).
$975.00
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A Prize Won byWell-Behaved Master Ireland
Bible.   N.T. English. Authorized. 1847.  The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; with the marginal readings; and illustrated by marginal references, both parallel and explanatory, and a copious selection, carefully chosen, and newly arranged. New York: J.C. Riker, 1847. 16mo (11.5 cm, 4.5"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], 350, [2 (blank)] pp.; 4 plts.
$200.00
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A BigTALL Children's Picture Book
Bingham, Clifton.  Proverbs old newly told. London, Paris, New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons, [ca. 1900]. Folio (33.8 cm, 13.3"). [36] pp.; col. illus.
$250.00
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Memorizing MonarchsRoyalty in Rhyme
Brown, Louisa.  Historical questions on the kings of England, in verse. Calculated to fix on the minds of children some of the most striking events of each reign. Boston: Munroe & Francis, No. 4 Cornhill, and David Francis, 90 Newberry Street, [1823?]. 12mo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). 35, [1] p.
$225.00
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A VolumeEXTRA ILLUSTRATED & Then Some!
Brown University.  Celebration of the one hundreth anniversary of the founding of Brown University, September 6th, 1864. Providence: Sidney S. Rider & Bro., 1865. 4to (26.5 cm; 10.25"). [4] ff., 178 pp., [1] f.
$10,000.00
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Little Lord Fauntleroy
Burnett, Frances Hodgson.   Little lord Fauntleroy. London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1890. 8vo., xi, [1 (blank)], 269, [1] pp.; 14 integral plts. (incl. frontis.), illus.
$150.00

Cadalso for American Students
Cadalso, José.  Cártas marruécas y poesías seléctas. Boston: Imprenta de Munroe y Francis, 1827. 12mo (18 cm, 7.25"). 288 pp.
$425.00
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Introducing the U.S. toSpanish GOLDEN AGE Theater
Calderon de la Barca, Pedro; Lope de Vega; Agustin Moreto; Francisco Sales (comp. & ed.).  Seleccion de obras maestras dramáticas, por Calderon de la Barca, Lope de Vega, y Moreto; con notas, índice y reglas esenciales al uso de los colegios y universidades de estos Estados Unidos. Boston: Munroe y Francis, 1828. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.125"). [2] ff., 258 pp., [1] f.
$375.00
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Asian Ovines Teaching American “Lambs”
Cameron, Lucy Littleton.  Two lambs. An allegorical history. Newburyport: W. & S. Gilman, 1820. 24mo (13.2 cm, 5.125"). 23, [1] pp. (wrappers included in pagination).
[SOLD]
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showing an irresistible tailpiece.

Institutionally Approved as aVirtuous Juvenile Reading Book
Cardell, William S.  Story of Jack Halyard, the sailor boy: or, the virtuous family. Philadelphia: Stereotyped by L. Johnson for Uriah Hunt, 1832. 24mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). Frontis., 234, 8 (ads for Uriah Hunt) pp.; illus.
$50.00
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Splendor of the Mass in aSplendid Binding on a Miniature Book
Catholic Church.  Liturgy & ritual.  El libro de misa de los niños. Madrid: No publisher/printer, no date [ca. 1860]. Miniature (43 mm; 1.625"). 122 pp., 6 plates (including frontis.).
$500.00
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Beautifully Embellished with Superior Engravings, for the Mind & Eye
The child's own Sunday book ; or Sabbath-day lessons for little children.  New Haven: S. Babcock, [1840?].  (11.2 cm, 4.375"). 16 pp.; illus.
$55.00
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CHARMING as toStory, Illustrations, & Binding
(Chivalry).  G.L.  The noble and renowned history of Guy, Earl of Warwick ... the twelfth edition. London: Printed by T. Sabine, [1785?, 1800?]. 24mo (14.7 cm, 5.75"). 144 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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What to Wear, theDuty of Schoole-Masters, Divorce Sentences, & More
Church of England.  Constitutions and canons. 1603. English.   Constitutions and canons ecclesiasticall treated upon by the Bishop of London, president of the convocation for the province of Canterbury, and the rest of the bishops and clergy of the said province: And agreed upon with the Kings Majesties licence in their synod begun at London, anno Dom. 1603, and in the year of the reign of our soveraigne Lord James, by the grace of God, King of England, France, and Ireland the first, and of Scotland the 37. And now published for the due observation of them, by His Majesties authority under the Great Seal of England. London: Pr. by John Norton, for Joyce Norton, and Richard Whitaker, 1633. Small 4to. [60] ff.
$500.00
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The Strangest Dinner-Party That Ever Was Seen”
Comus [pseud. of Robert Michael Ballantyne].  The butterfly's ball and the grasshopper's feast. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1857. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). [2], 24 pp.; 8 col. plts.
$750.00
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19th-Century Ontario Childhood StoriesAn Arts & Crafts Binding
Connor, Ralph.  Glengarry school days: a story of early days in Glengarry. Chicago: Fleming H. Revell & Co., 1902. 12mo (18.6 cm, 7.375"). [8], 13–340 pp.; 3 plts.
$20.00
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A CharmingPICTORIAL English Grammar
Crowquill, Alfred [pseud. of Charles Robert Forrester & Alfred Henry Forrester].  The pictorial grammar. London: Harvey & Darton, [1842]. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [4], 75, [1] pp.; illus.
$110.00
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A Celebration of Fine EducationInscribed by the Author
Cunningham, Frank H.  Familiar sketches of the Phillips Exeter Academy and surroundings. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1883. 8vo (20.1 cm; 7.875"). xiv, 360 pp. illus.
$200.00
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