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Laugh a Little Cringe a LittleCarrington Curiosa
Cabanès, Augustin.  The secret cabinet of history peeped into by a doctor. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1897. 8vo. x pp., [2[ ff., 3–239, vii, [1 (blank) pp., [4 (ads)] ff.
$100.00
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Renaissance Classics withCommentary from Two Modern Masters
Campion, Thomas.  Selected songs of Thomas Campion. Boston: David Godine, 1973. Folio. 161, [1] pp.; illus.
$85.00
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Unexpected Views ofNew Life in the Villages”
Carrington, Noel; Edward Bawden, illus.  Life in an English village. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1949. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). 30, [2] pp.; 16 col. plts. (on 8 double-sided ff.), illus.
$85.00
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Enjoyable, Essential, & UPDATED!
 Carter, John; & Nicolas Barker & Simran Thadani.  ABC for book collectors.   Ninth edition. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2016. 8vo. 264 pp.
$30.00
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One Classic NonfictionBIBLIO-Who-Dunnit
Carter, John, & Pollard, Graham.  An enquiry in the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets.  London: Constable & Co.; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. 8vo. xii, 400 pp., plts.
$250.00
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Armistice DayRemembered by . . .
Smacking the Wehrmacht AGAIN
Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff.  Willi's wishful thinking issued in commemoration of Armistice Day ... New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1938 (copyright 1939). 8vo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). 34 pp.; illus.
$37.50
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A Thoughtfully Cautious Gift
Cavendish, George; Samuel Weller Singer, ed.  The life of Cardinal Wolsey ... Metrical visions, from the original autograph manuscript. Chiswick: C. Whittingham, 1825. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.125"). 2 vols. I: [5], x–xxvii, [5], 344 pp. (lacking half-title); 6 plts. II: lxxii, 304 pp.; 3 plts.
$125.00
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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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Makes the Weak StrongPeculiar to Itself
C.I. Hood & Co.  Hood's pansy. Lowell, MA: C.I. Hood & Co., [ca. 1890]. 16mo (10.5 cm, 4.2"). [16] pp.; illus.
$95.00
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A Peterborough-Based 19th-Century Writer's Pithy Sayings
Clare, John.  Aphorisms of John Clare. Market Drayton [England]: Tern Press, 2002. 8vo (25 cm, 10"). 117, [1] pp., [1] f.; illus.
$475.00
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Capturing an AgeOne Biography at a Time
[Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
$450.00
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King Alfred & Trial by Jury”Celebrated to Boot
(Coke, Edward).  Engraving of Edward Coke. London: T. Cadell, 1792.
$75.00
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Satire of Pennsylvania Politics at theStart of the French & Indian War
(Colonial American Satire).  A fragment of the chronicles of Nathan Ben Saddi. Printed in Philadelphia by James Chattin, 1758. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1904. 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [1] f., 18 pp., [1] f., xv plates (facsimiles) in color.
$100.00
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I've Been Singing His L E G
[drop-title]  Cork leg songster.  Newcastle-on-Tyne: William R. Walker, [ca. 1860?]. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). 24 pp.
$75.00
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Then On to Meet Gaspar Maillol”
Craig, Edward Gordon.  Gordon Craig's Paris diary, 1932–1933. North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1982. Small 4to (22 cm; 8.625"). 154 pp., [1 (colophon)] f., col. facsims.
$125.00
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Well, no . . . This Wouldn't Be for Everybody . . .
(Crane, Hart).  Schwartz, Joseph.  Hart Crane: An annotated critical bibliography. New York: David Lewis, 1970. 8vo. xi, 276 pp.
$27.50

Just 25 Yards of Sail toCarry TWO People Across the ATLANTIC OCEAN!
Crapo, Thomas.  Strange, but true. Life and adventures of Captain Thomas Crapoand wife. New Bedford: [self-published] Capt. Thomas Crapo, 1893 [but, really, 1899 or later]. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 151, [1] pp.; illus.
$60.00
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Years & Years' Worth ofSelf-Sacrifice On Both the Man's & the Woman's Part
Crawford, F. Marion.  A rose of yesterday. New York & London: Macmillan & Co., 1897. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [4], 218, [10 (adv.)] pp.
$75.00
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Bite-Sized Theatrical Morsels inFancy Dress Signed Bindings
Cruz, Ramón de la.  Sainetes de D. Ramón de la Cruz. Barcelona: Biblioteca “Arte y Letras” E. Domenech y Ca., 1882. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8"). 2 vols. I: [4], xliii, [1], 338, [2] pp.; 16 plts. (some incl. in pagination). II: [4], 343, [5] pp.; 5 plts.
$275.00
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You Can't Keep a Squirrel on the Ground”
Cullen, Clarence Louis.  Tales of the ex-tanks: A book of hard-luck stories. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1900. 12mo (18.6 cm, 7.25"). 392 pp.
$35.00
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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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This Book isExactly What It Claims to Be
Dan, Wynn.  100 pages: words + pictures. [New York: Wynn Dan, 1996]. 16mo (17.8 cm; 7"). [100] pp.; illus.
$40.00
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SONGS in Prose & Verse
Davidson, Gustav.  Songs of adoration. New York: The Madrigal, 1919. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). [4] ff., 13-37 pp, [1] f.
$38.75


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STUMPED & the KITTENS Are Everywhere” One of 26 Special Copies
Davidson, Michael.  Two views of pears. Berkeley, CA: Sand Dollar, 1973. 8vo (20.1 cm, 7.9"). [10] ff.
$80.00
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Hague & Gill BibliographyObserving Eric Gill's Centenary”
Davis, James.  Printed by Hague and Gill a checklist prepared in conjunction with the exhibit A Responsible Workman observing Eric Gill's centenary. [Los Angeles]: Regents of the University of California, © 1982. 8vo. [2], 48, [2] pp.; illus.
$20.00
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An Example of Determination!One Man's Take on Boston
Dearborn, Nathaniel.  Boston notions; being an authentic and concise account of “that village,” from 1630 to 1847. Boston: Printed by N. Dearborn ... sold by W.D. Ticknor & Co., 1848. 16mo (15.9 cm; 6.25"). xx, [3], 8–426 pp., [35] plts., [6] maps.
$175.00
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Popular AuthorDecorative Designers Binding
Deland, Margaret.  Dr. Lavendar's people. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1903. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). [viii], 369, [7 (adv.)] pp.; 12 plts.
$45.00
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We Have Gathered Here Tonight in Tribute to Those Whose Leadership Contributed to
the Magnificent Democratic Victory of 1964
Democratic National Committee.  1965 Democratic Congressional dinner. June 24, 1965. [Washington: Democratic Party, 1965]. Folio (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [12] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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A Herculean Effort A Beautifully Produced Book
Di Bassi, Pietro Andrea.  The Labors of Hercules. Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1971. 4to (27.9 cm, 11"). 89, [3] pp.
$75.00
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Thomson's Illustrations Beau Brocade”
Dobson, Austin. The ballad of Beau Brocade and other poems of the XVIIIth century. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1892. 8vo. Frontis., xiii, [3], 89, [3] pp.; 25 plts., illus.
$90.00
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WOMEN'S THEATER”San Francisco 1923
Dramatic-Musical Society of San Francisco.  [drop-title] The Dramatic-Musical Society of San Francisco. Seventh performance of the 1922–1923 season. Friday, April 20, 1923 at 2:30 o'clock. San Francisco: Dramatic Musical Society, 1923. 8vo. [1] f. (verso blank).
$75.00
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“The Father of the post–World War II Private-Press Movement”
Duncan, Harry; Juan Pascoe, comp. & ed.  The inner tympan: The collected verse and prose of Harry Duncan [compiled by Juan Pascoe]. Tacámbaro: Taller Martín Pescador, 2015. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 305 pp., illus., ports.
$85.00
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Biblical Law, Debated
Dupin, André Marie Jean Jacques.  The trial of Jesus before Caiaphas and Pilate. Being a refutation of Mr. Salvador's chapter entitled “The Trial and Condemnation of Jesus.” Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1839. 16mo (18 cm, 7.1"). viii, 88, [2 (blank)] pp.
$100.00
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W.A.D. 1880 1980
(Dwiggins, William Addison).  Strand, Julia, ed. A tribute to W.A. Dwiggins on the hundredth anniversary of his birth. New York: Inkwell Press, 1980. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., 153, [3] pp.; illus.
$35.00
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