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Pictures in Song” *&* in Sketch & PhotoHai-Kai”
Lafferty, Robert C. (Bob).  Scores of cheerful epigrams in hai-kai form and with sketches. New York: The Culture Press, 1929. 8vo. [4 (blank)], v–xi, [1 (blank)], 17–123, [13 (1 blank)] pp.; illus.
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America Underfoot”
Landreau, Anthony N.  America underfoot: A history of floor coverings from colonial times to the present. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1976. Small 4to. ix, [1 (blank)], 76, [2 (blank)] pp.; illus.
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Reading Copy
Lawrence, D. H.  Nettles. London: Faber & Faber, (1930). 12mo. 28 pp.

Medical Education
Lepore, Michael J. Death of the clinician: Requiem or reveille? Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1982. 8vo.

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Litchfield, Frederick. Pottery and porcelain: A guide to collectors. New York: M. Barrows and Company, [1950]. Folio. Illus.

In Italian
Lucas, St. John. Oxford book of Italian verse.xiiith century–xixth century. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1910. 8vo. 576 pp.

His First Novel
MacNeil, Robert. Burden of desire: A novel. New York and elsewhere: Doubleday, 1992. 8vo.

Sailing Around
(Maine).   Duncan, Roger F. Eastward: A Maine cruise in a friendship sloop. Camden, ME: International Marine Publishing Company, 1976. 8vo. Illus.

A Very Autobiographical Comedy
Moore, George.  The coming of Gabrielle a comedy. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1921. 8vo (21 cm; 8.25"). 132, [1] pp.
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Chicanery & Deception
Myers, Robin, & M. Harris.  Fakes and frauds: Varieties of deception in print and manuscript. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2006. 12mo. xi, [1], 144 pp.
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Picture History ofThe Big Apple
(New York City).  Kouwenhoven, John A. The Columbia historical portrait of New York: An essay in graphic history in honor of the tricentennial of New York City and the bicentennial of Columbia University. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1953. Thick 4to. Illus.

Irish History
O'Brien, Conor Cruise. States of Ireland. New York: Pantheon Books, 1972. 8vo.


O'Neill, Eugene. Days without end. New York: Random House, ©1934. 8vo. 157 pp.

O'Neill, Eugene. Dynamo. New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. 8vo. 159 pp.

O'Neill, Eugene. The iceman cometh. New York: Random House, ©1946. 8vo. 260 pp.

O'Neill, Eugene. Mourning becomes Electra: A trilogy. New York: Horace Liveright, 1931. 8vo. 256 pp.

O'Neill, Eugene. Strange interlude. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1928. 8vo. 352 pp.

Spenser Susan Hawk Trouble
Parker, Robert B. The Catskill eagle: A Spenser novel. [New York]: Delacorte Press Seymour Lawrence, (1985). 8vo. 311 pp.

A Treasure Trove of InformationHistorical *&* CommercialBATH, 1884
Peach, R. E.  Historic houses In Bath and their associations. [Second Series]. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; & Bath: R. E. Peach, 1884. Square 4to (22 cm; 8.75"). Frontis., [2] ff., 158 pp., [11 (ads)] ff.
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Peterson, Roger Tory. A field guide to the birds. Illustrations by the author. Boston and Cambridge: Hougton Mifflin Company (Riverside Press), 1947. Small 8vo.

Phillips, Wendell. Speeches, lectures, and letters. Boston: James Redpath, 1863. 8vo.

Yes, That Pinkerton
Pinkerton, Allan. Bucholz and the Detectives. New York: G.W. Carleton and Co., 1882. 8vo.

Inscribed (NOT! by Plato)
Plato. Hippias major. Translated, with commentary and essay by Paul Woodruff. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1982. 8vo.

Inscribed . . . 
Plimpton, Pauline Ames. Letters from Paris 1930–1931. [No place,] [1980]. Tall 8vo. [3] ff., 103 pp., [1] p.; illus.

English Literature between the Wars
Pritchard, William H. Seeing through everything: English writers 1918–1940. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977. 8vo.

Enchanting19th-Century Reminiscences of the ROSE
 The Queen of flowers: or, Memoirs of the rose. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. 24mo (14.2 cm, 5.6"). viii, [13]–219 pp., 3 col. plts. Lacks frontis.
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Robinson, Edwin Arlington.  The glory of the nightingales. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. 8vo. 83 pp.

Kuomintang China — The Soongs
Seagrave, Sterling. The Soong dynasty. New York: Harper & Row, 1985. 8vo. Illus.

Call it, This Journal of Mine, but a Shimmering of the Summer Sky”
Seidensticker, Edward, & Michitsuna no Haha.  The Kagero nikki: Journal of a 10th century noblewoman. Tokyo: Asiatic Society of Japan, 1955. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [2], frontis., [8], 258 pp.; 7 plts.
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Shaw, [George] Bernard. Back to Methuselah. A metabiological pentateuch. London: Constable, 1922. 8vo.

Shaw, [George] Bernard. Back to Methuselah. A metabiological pentateuch. London: Constable, 1922. 8vo.

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Shaw, Mark. The John F. Kennedys: A family album. No place: Farar & Straus, 1964. Folio. Illus.

Virginia Settlement Stories
Smith, Alan. Virginia, 1585–1607. The first English settlement in North America. A brief history with a selection of contemporary narratives. London: Theodore Brun, 1957. 8vo. Illus.

Avant-Garde Short Stories Cutting-Edge Criticism
Stone, Herbert Stuart, ed.  Essays from the Chap-Book being a miscellany of curious and interesting tales, histories, &c.; newly composed by many celebrated writers and very delightful to read. [and] New stories from the Chap-Book being a miscellany of curious and interesting tales, histories, &c.; newly composed by many celebrated writers and very delightful to read. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone & Co., 1896 & 1898. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). I: vi, [2], [5]–262, [19 (adv.)] pp. II: [6], 260, [2] pp.
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Doubleday, Doran's First Book
Tarkington, Booth. Claire Ambler. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1928. 8vo.

Taylor, Maxwell D. Responsibility and response. New York, Evanston, & London: Harper & Row, 1967. 8vo.

Ballet — AHANDY Basic Resource
Terry, Walter. Ballet guide. Background, listings, credits, and descriptions of more than five hundred of the world's major ballets. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1976. 8vo. Illus.

MAPS Matter . . . .
Trevelyan, George Macaulay. History of England. New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1926. 8vo. Maps.

A Big Book Documenting a Big Era
Trevor-Roper, Hugh, ed.  The age of expansion: Europe and the world 1559–1660. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., © 1968. Folio. 360 pp.; col. illus.

Americans "Abroad"
Walker, Franklin. Irreverent pilgrims: Melville, Browne, and Mark Twain in the Holy Land. Seattle & London: University of Washington Press, 1974. 8vo. Frontis., viii, 234 pp.; illus.

White, William Allen. The autobiography of William Allen White. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1946. 8vo. 669 pp.

Wilson, Edward O. On human nature. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, © 1978. 8vo.

The Court in a Critical Era
    But then, what era Wasn't/Isn't?
Woodward, Bob, & Scott Armstrong. Brethren. Inside the Supreme Court. New York: Simon & Schuster, [1979]. 8vo. 467 pp.; 7 plts.

Wright, Louis B., ed. Advice to a son:  Precepts of Lord Burghley, Sir Walter Raleigh, and Francis Osborne. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1962. 8vo.

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