NEWEST ARRIVALS
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What to DO with Your (19th-Century) LIFE, ILLUSTRATED
The Deluxe Version, withAll Plates Hand-Colored
The book of trades, or library of the useful arts. London: Tabart & Co., 1806–07. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.7"). 3 vols. I: [4], 152 pp.; 23 col. plts. II: [4], 163, [1] pp.; 24 col. plts. III: [4], 158, [18 (adv.)] pp.; 20 col. plts.
$3200.00
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Charming Vintage Viewing Contraption with ItsCURIOUS” Pictures
Imperial Rotograph.  Portable folding “Imperial” stereoscope with 21 erotic stereopticon cards. New York: Imperial Rotograph, [1903?]. Tin stereoscope (13.8 x 11 cm; 5.5" x 4.25" folded), 21 black and white stereo-slides (3.1 x 7 cm; 2.8" x 1.2" each).
$325.00
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BEWICK-Illustrated HERBAL
Thornton, Robert John.  A new family herbal: Or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts. London: Richard Phillips (pr. by Richard Taylor & Co.), 1810. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). xvi, 901, [1 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$850.00
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To-day No Education Is Complete without aKnowledge of the Old World
Hall, Adelaide Susan.  Two travelers in Europe, a unique story told by one of them; what they saw and how they lived while traveling among the half-civilized people of Morocco, the peasants of Italy and France, as well as the educated classes of Spain, Greece, and other countries. Springfield: Hampden Publishing Co., ©1898. Sm. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). 510 pp.; illus. throughout.
$50.00
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Early 19th-Century SpanishPRINTED Patent of Nobility
A Full-Page Engraving in Sepia
(Ximenez de Bagües, Pedro).  Real provision executoria de infanzonía en propiedad ganada por Don Pedro Ximenez de Bagües, y sus hijos Doña Valera, y Don Mariano Ximenez de Bagües: Don Francisco Gimenez de Bagües con sus hijos Doña Maria de los Remedios, Doña Maria de los Dolores, y Don Francisco Xavier Ximenez de Bagües, de Ximenez de Bagües, vecinos de esta ciudad de Zaragoza, y Don Josef Ximenez de Bagües, y sus hijos Don Pio, Doña Mariana, Don Mariano, Doña Severa, y Doña Lorenza Ximenez de Bagües de la ciudad de Huesca. Zaragoza: Herederos de la Viuda de Francisco Moreno, 1805. Folio (29.4 cm; 11.625"). [17] ff., 4 plt.
$750.00
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The Bishop of RochesterResponds to LUTHER
Fisher, John, Saint.  Assertionis Lutheranae confutatio iuxta verum ac originalem archetypum ... Coloniae: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1559. 8vo (15.1 cm, 5.9"). 421, [1] ff. (foliation erratic).
$1450.00
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Well-Illustrated Collection ofTRAVEL ESSAYS
Davis, Richard Harding; Andrew Lang; Henry James; &Others.   The Great streets of the world. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. Small 4to (25.6 cm, 10.1''). xiii, 253 pp., ills.
$75.00
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Washington Informs Congress of Cornwallis' SurrenderGunning Bedford's Copy!
United States. Continental Congress.  Journals of Congress and of the United States in Congress Assemble[d]. For the year 1781. Philadelphia: David C. Claypoole, 1781 [really, 1782]. 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.75"). 522, [6 (final 2 blank)], lxxix, [1 (blank)] pp.
$3500.00
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Some People Just Are Never Satisfied . . .
Onades.  [drop-title] El que pregunta no yerra; mas este desea enmendar. [colophon: Mexico: Imprenta Imperial de Alejandro Valdés, 1821]. Small 4to (22 cm; 8.5"). 3, [1 (blank)] pp.
$750.00
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        for isn't the phenomenon universal??

BANYAN PRESS:  Meditations on Impermanence
Kamo, Chomei; Donald Keene, trans.   An account of my hut. Pawlet, VT: The Banyan Press, 1976. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). [30] pp.
$500.00
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Charming CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC Collection ofEmerson Quotations
Emerson, Ralph Waldo.  Pearls from Emerson. Buffalo: Hayes Lithographing Co., n.d. [1918?]. 16mo (16.2 cm, 6.4"). [8] ff.
$40.00
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Correspondence in the Dutch Golden Age.  New York Reverts to English Control
Witt, Johan de.  Brieven, geschreven ende gewisselt tusschen den Heer Johan de Witt, raedt-pensionaris en Groot-Segelbewaerder Van Hollandt en West-Vrieslandt; ende de gevolmaghtigden van den staedt der Vereenighde Nederlanden, so in Vranckryck, Engelandt, Sweden, Denemarcken, Poolen, enz. Beginnende met den jaere 1652. tot het jaer 1669. incluys. Gravenhage: Hendrick Scheurleer, 1723–25. 4to (26 cm, 10.25"). 6 vols. I: xxvi, 1 plt., 694 pp. II: [2], 654 pp., [24] ff. III: Engr. frontis., [2], xl, 880 pp. IV: [2], 926, [2] pp. V: [2], xxvii, [1], 568 pp. VI: [2], 614 pp.
$1250.00
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The 99-Copy Blue Oasis First Edition — Signed by Miller
Miller, Henry.  Order and chaos Chez Hans Reichel. Tucson, AZ: Loujon Press, 1966. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.95"). 101, [1] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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An 18th Century–Inspired Limited Edition, from a Press Specializing in GAY EROTICA
One of the Special COLORFUL Copies
Perrault, Charles.  Histories or tales of past times told byMother Goose with morals. London: Fortune Press, [1928]. Small 8vo (18 cm, 7.1"). Col. frontis., 108 pp.; col. illus.
$450.00
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An Interesting Project” by anInteresting Woman
Montgomery, Helen B.  The Story of Jesus as told by his four friends. [In Chinese]. [China]: 1931. 12mo. 231 pp.
$195.00
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“To Be Sold at the Elephant and Castle, without Temple-Bar
Sherwin, William.  [One line of Greek, romanized as] Logos peri logou; or the vvord vvritten, concerning the vvord everliving, viz. As touching his glorious kingly office on Earth to come. Witnessing, that Christ Jesus shall have a visible glorious kingdome in the world, consisting of the converted Jews and Gentiles in one sheep-fold under him; of the quick in this life, and raised saints in the time of his said glorious kingdome, and of the highest angels worshipping him, and of inferiour creatures bowing the knee unto him. Confirmed by many demonstrative arguments from the holy scriptures, and many divine reasons strongly evincing the same truths. London: Printed for Francis Smith, and are to be sold at the Elephant and Castle, without Temple-Bar, [1670]. 4to. [5], 32 (i.e., 31) pp.
$65.00
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A Popular 19th-Century Guidebook forTraveling in New York
Vandewater, Robert J.  The tourist, or pocket manual for travellers on the Hudson River, the western canal, and stage road, to Niagara Falls. Comprising also the routes to Lebanon, Ballston, and Saratoga Springs. New York: Ludwig & Tolefree, 1831. 16mo (14.7 cm, 5.875"). 69, [7] pp., large folding map.
$350.00
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“By Examples Therefore We Shall Endeavor to Dissuade Men
from thePursuit of Vicious Courses
Select trials at the Sessions-House in the Old-Bailey, for murder, robberies, rapes, sodomy, coining, frauds, bigamy, and other offences. To which are added, genuine accounts of the lives, behaviour, confessions and dying speeches of the most eminent convicts. In Four Volumes. From the year 1720, to this time. London: Printed by J. Applebee ... for James Hodges, 1742. 12mo (17 cm, 6.75"). 4 vols. I: Engr. frontis., [6] ff., 372 pp. II: [6] ff., 372 pp. (lacking frontis.). III: Engr. frontis., [6] ff., 362 [i.e. 372] pp. IV: Engr. frontis., [6] ff., 372 pp.
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The First Italian Translation of aPétis Work
Pétis, François.  Istoria del gran Genghizcan primo imperadore degli antichi Mogoli e Tartari. Venezia: Francesco Pitteri, 1737. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6"). [12] ff., 609 pp., folded map.
$400.00
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The Plantation Owners Make Their CaseMuch Relating to Louisiana
United States.  Department of the Treasury.  [drop-title] Sugar cane, &c. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 25th of January last, upon the subject of the cultivation of the sugar cane, and the manufacture and refinement of sugar. [Washington: No publisher/printer, 1831]. 8vo. 68 pp.
$100.00
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Beautifully BoundAmerican Gift Book with Plates by Glover
Percival, Emily, ed.  The Amaranth, or, token of remembrance. A Christmas and New Year's gift for 1855. Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co., 1855. Sm. 8vo (19.2 cm; 7.5") frontis., engr. t.-p., 288 pp., 5 plts.
$125.00
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LOLs(?)  IncludingIrish Blunders”
The Scotch haggis; A Selection of choice bon mots, Irish blunders, Repartees, Anecdotes, &c. / Care to our coffin adds a nail no doubt, / While every laugh so merry draws one out. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--] . 12mo. 24 pp.
$125.00
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Pull Out of Bate, Allow to Drain a Little & Throw into Pickel”
Endicott-Johnson Company.  Manuscript on paper, in English. Formula book for shoe hide preparation. Endicott, Johnson City, NY: 1924–25. Various sizes (12mo to folio). Bound volume and 10 single sheets (74 pp. used).
$550.00
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The “Citizen” Would BeBlogging/Tweeting, Today . . .
Citizen of London.  A familiar instructive dialogue, which happened last week at a tavern near the Royal Exchange, between an eminent merchant of Dunkirk ... and an English member of parliament. London: [Sold in May's buildings], 1748. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). [2] ff., 55, [1] pp.
$400.00
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Ignorance is the Foundation ofAtheism, & Freethinking the Cure of It”
Collins, Anthony.  A discourse of free-thinking, occasion'd by the rise and growth of a sect call'd Free-thinkers. London: 1713. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.625"). 178 pp., [1 (blank)] f. (lacking preliminary material).
$750.00
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Color-Illustrated Board BookWhere Food Comes From
How it is made. An object book of common things. London & New York: Frederick Warne & Co., [1905]. 8vo (26.3 cm, 10.4"). [8] pp.; col. illus.
$245.00
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Going, Going, Gone . . . Claire Van Vliet's Contribution to a
Highly Conceptual, Collaborative, Environmentalist Project
Van Vliet, Claire.  volumes (of vulnerability) earth (the sixth mass extinction). Newark, VT: The Janus Press, 2000. Oblong 8vo (10.5 cm, 4.1"). [24] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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Both Beautiful & Scholarly
Shakespeare, William; Edward Dowden, ed.  The sonnets of William Shakspere [sic]. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, & Co., 1893. 8vo (15.6 cm, 6.2"). Frontis., [2], lxii, [4], 154, [2], [155]–251, [1] pp.
$345.00
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Printed from theD. & G. Bruce Stereotype Plates
Bible. English. 1816. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. New York: Printed & published by W. Mercein, 1816. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.25"). 684 pp.
$150.00
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Livre d'Artiste by Van Vliet & Her StudentOne of Just 50 Copies
Johanknecht, Susan.  Birthcords: Three poems and a lithograph. Newark, VT: The Janus Press, 1975. 8vo (25.4 cm, 10"). [12] pp.; 1 plt.
$950.00
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Here Find a PLEASURE in the Hand & aJoy for the Eye
Shakespeare, William.  Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. London & New York: Hodder & Stoughton (Printed by T. & A. Constable, printers to His Majesty at the University of Edinburgh Press), [ca. 1912]. 4to (29 cm; 11.25"). [1] f., frontis., iii, [1], 206 pp., color plates.
$975.00
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An Experimental Fluxus Original
Higgins, Dick.  Foew&ombwhnw. A grammar of the mind and a phenomenology of love and a science of the arts as seen by a stalker of the wild mushroom. New York: Something Else Press, 1969. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8" ). 320 pp.; illus.
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NO Cries Are Sure of Such Renown, asThose of Famous London Town
London cries for children.  Philadelphia: Johnson & Warner (pr. by John Bouvier), 1810. 8vo (14 cm, 5.5"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 40 pp.
$550.00
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Handsome & Thought-Provoking — For Bibliophiles, California Dreamin'”!
Zamorano Club (Larry E. Burgess, William G. Donohoo, Alan H. Jutzi, Gordon J. Van De Water, Gary F. Kurutz, comps.).  Zamorano select. Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 2010. 8vo (23 cm; 9.25"). [2], 169, [3] pp., illus. (some col., some mounted).
$125.00
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Decorative Designers Binding Norwegian Children's LiteratureEnglished”
Zwilgmeyer, Dikken, & Emilie Poulsson, translator.  Four cousins. Boston: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Co., ©1923. Sm. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., 286 pp. (pp. 129–44 lacking, pp. 145–60 duplicated); 6 col. plts.
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Impression Soignèe” (Brunet)
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.  El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. Mexico: Ignacio Cumplido, 1842. 8vo (21 cm; 8.5"). 2 vols. I: Added chromolithographic t.-p, 24, XVI, 434 p., 67 plates. II: Added chromolithographic t.-p., vii, [1 (blank), 473, [1 (blank)] pp., 59 plates, fold. map.
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Gilt Vellum Binding withthe Papal Coat of Arms
[Tagliaferri, Johannes Baptista].  Manuscript on paper, in Latin. “De executiva et inspectiva ecclesiae potestatibus disputatio.” [Rome?: ca. 1831–44?]. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [7] ff., 371 pp.
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Bird & Bull PressClubs Compared
Whitehill, Walter Muir.  The Club of Odd Volumes, Boston, 1887–1973. [Philadelphia]: Printed for The Philobiblon Club [by the] Bird & Bull Press, 1973. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). 13, [1 (colophon)] pp.
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An Ambitious Printing Project by aYoung Ambitious Printer
Bible.   German. 1819. Luther.  Biblia, das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments nach der deutschen Uebersetzung von Doctor Martin Luther. Lancaster, Pa.: Johann Bär, 1819. Folio (39.5 cm, 15.5"). Frontis., [5] ff., 100, 12 pp., [2] ff., 738, 26 pp.; [2 (blank)] ff.; 227, [1], 92 pp. Lacks plate before the N.T.
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How Could ThisConceivably Have Come about
unless the Author Sometimes Composes Nonsense?”
Cabell, James Branch.  Jurgen a comedy of justice. Westport, CT: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club, 1976. 4to (28.4 cm, 11.2"). Frontis., xvi, [2], 290, [4] pp.; 7 col. plts.
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The First Anglo-Dutch War,  New Amsterdam,  Prisoner Exchanges,  & Much More
United Provinces of the Netherlands.  Verbael gehouden door de Heeren H. van Beverningk, W. Nieupoort, J. van de Perre, en A.P. Jongestal, als gedeputeerden ... van de heeren Staeten generael der Vereenigde Nederlanden, aen de republyck van Engelandt. Gravenhage: By Hendrick Scheurleer, 1725. 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). xx, 416, 415–518, 517–716 pp.
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Works of aLifelong Book DEVOTEE
Dubansky, Mindell, & Monica J. Strauss.  Crossing borders: The Kaldewey Press, [Poestenkill,] New York. Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany: Cantz, 1997. Folio (30 cm, 11.8"). 119, [1] pp.; col. illus.
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Marriage Advice Framed within aScholarly Work
Fausto, Sebastiano.  Delle nozze: trattato del Fausto da Longiano, in cui si leggono i riti, i costumi, gl'instituti, le cerimonie, et le solennità di diversi antichi popoli, ende si sono tratti molti problemi; & aggiuntiui, i precetti matrimoniali di Plutarco. In Venetia: Per Plinio Pietrasanta, 1554. 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 45, [3] pp.
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Printed for The Philobiblon Club by Edmund Thompson atHAWTHORN HOUSE
Thompson, Lawrance.  Emerson and Frost: Critics of their times. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1940. Small 8vo (20.5 cm; 8"). 44 pp.
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“The Dark Night of the Soul”Early Modern Europe'sGreatest Mystic's Obras”
John of the Cross, Saint (Juan de la Cruz, San).  Obras espiritvales que encaminan a vna alma a la perfecta union con dios. Alcala [de Henares]: Viuda de Andres Sanches Ezpeleta [i.e., Ana de Salinas], 1618. 4to. [16], xxxiii, 682 [i.e. 684], [48] pages, [1] engraving.
$27,500.00
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Estoy Decidido a Morir o Vencer” — For a CATHOLIC Independent Mexico
Iturbide, Agustín de.  [drop-title] Catolicos sentimientos del sr. generalisimo don Agustín de Iturbide. Expresados en su carta al señor obispo de Guadalajara. Teloloapan = Febrero 21 de 1821. [colophon: Mexico: en la Imprenta Americana de D. Jose Maria Betancourt, 1821]. Folio (31.2 cm; 12.25"). [2] pp.
$2750.00
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A Tiny GemPrinted by the Plantin Press (L.A.)A Mary KuperWood Engraving
Stevenson, Robert Louis.  Prayers written at Vailima. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1973. Miniature (6.2 cm, 2.4"). xxxviii, [2], 61, [1] pp.
$125.00
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A WASHINGTON THRILLER in aSigned Binding
Lewis, Alfred Henry.  The president. New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1904. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). ix, [1], 514, [4 (adv.)] pp.; 8 plts.
$55.00
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Signed by Bradbury
Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451.  New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. 8vo (28.2 cm, 11.1"). xx, [4], 152, [4] pp.; 4 plts.
$500.00
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Rediscovered Poems of His Youth
Barajas Lozano, Ignacio.  Palabras en la niebla. Mexico: Editorial Stylo, 1945. 8vo ( 23.5 cm; 9"). 140 pp., illus.
$350.00
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Three Singulars of One Individual Nature”Combative Disputation on the Trinity
Sherlock, William.  The present state of the Socinian controversy, and the doctrine of the Catholick fathers concerning a trinity in unity. London: William Rogers, 1698. 4to (20.5 cm, 8.1"). [12], 388 pp.
$575.00
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Printed by W. Thomas Taylor / Signed by Stern
Stern, Madeleine B.  Nicholas Gouin Dufief of Philadelphia: Franco-American bookseller, 1776-1834. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1988. 8vo. (22 cm; 8.75"). 81 pp., illus., portrait, facsimiles.
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Making Her Own Way on StageCarpenter Illustrations, Richardson Binding
Crawford, F. Marion.  Fair Margaret: A portrait. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1905. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75). [6], 383, [5 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts.
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The National Tournament inHealth Knighthood (1919)
Minnesota Public Health Association (1914–52).  Field of the cloth of gold. Book of instructions for conducting the Minnesota division of the national tournament in health knighthood, February 9th to May 24th, 1919. St. Paul: Printed by Minnesota Public Health Association, 1919. 8vo. 12 pp.
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A Language of the Ivory Coast Baoulé
Bible.  Baoulé. Hanscome, et al. 1998.  Nyanmien nde'n. Abidjan: Alliance biblique de Côte d'Ivoire, 1998. 8vo. 1109, 334 pp., [5] pages of maps, illus.
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Miniature Designed by Bruce Rogers About Miniatures BEAUTIFUL Printing
Koopman, Harry Lyman.  Miniature books.  Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1968.  Miniature (5 cm, 1.9"). [4], viii, [2], 103, [1] pp.
$250.00
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Whip &/or Be Whipped
Lunas, Carmencita de las [pseud. of Alexander Whitelaw Robertson Trocchi].  Thongs. Paris: Olympia Press, 1956. 12mo (17.8 cm, 7"). 189, [1] pp.
$250.00
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An Artist's Miniature Keepsake
Roatcap, Adela Spindler.  Lunch at Albert's: Reflections on Joe D'Ambrosio's A Memoir of Book Design. San Francisco: Joe D'Ambrosio, 2005. Miniature (7.1 cm, 2.8"). [6], 40 pp.; col. illus.
$175.00
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The Indians Now Seemed toRedouble Their Frenzy
Fuller, Emeline L.  [cover title] Left by the Indians. Story of my life. [copyright page: Mt. Vernon, IA: Hawk-eye Steam Print, 1892]. Square 24mo (13 cm; 5"). Front wrapper, [2] ff., 40 pp., port. leaf, blank leaf.
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A KKK Starter Kit
Ku Klux Klan.  William Joseph Simmons, Imperial Wizard.   Miscellaneous ephemera. Atlanta (GA), Portland (ME), elsewhere: Various publishers, ca. 1918 – ca. 1926. Four pieces, various sizes: see below.
$375.00
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An InterestingAmerican Colonial-Era Binding
Bohemian Brethren.  Neu-eingerichtetes Gesang-Buch,in sich haltend eine Sammlung (mehrentheils alter) shcöner lehr-reicher und erbaulicher Lieder, welche von langer Zeit her bey den Bekennern und Liebhabern der Glorien und Wahrheit Jesu Christi biss anjetzo in Uibung gewesen: nach den Haupt-Stücken der Christlichen Lehr und Glaubens eingetheilet, und mit einem Verzeichniss der Titel und dreyen nützlichen Registern versehen. Anjetzo also zusammen getragen, und zum Lobe Gottes und heilsamen Erbauung im Christenthum, ans Licht gegeben. Germantown: Gedruckt bey Christoph Saur, auf Kosten vereinigter Freunden, 1762. Small 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.5"). xxxiii, [3], 760 pp., [20] ff.
$1250.00
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Tonight at the Magic TheaterFor Madmen OnlyPrice of Admission Your Mind
Hesse, Hermann.  Steppenwolf. Westport, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1977. Folio (29.7 cm, 11.75"). ix, [1], 181, [3] pp.; illus.
$225.00
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She Had theGift of Prophecy
Miqueorena, Agustín de.  Vida de la venerable madre Michaela Josepha de la Purificacion. Religiosa de velo, y choro de el observantissimo Convento de Señor San Joseph de Carmelitas descalzas de la ciudad de la Puebla, de el que fue cinco vezes priora. Puebla: Por la viuda de Miguel de Ortega y Bonilla [i.e., Manuel Cerezo], en el Portal de las Flores, 1755. Small 4to (20 cm; 7.875"). [9] ff., 90 pp.
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Early 18th-Century Jonson Collection At End, a MostAMBITIOUS Catalogue
Jonson, Ben.  [The three celebrated plays of that excellent poet Ben Johnson]. London: Pr. for J. Walthoe, G. Conyers, J. Knapton, et al., 1732. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). Frontis., 96, 96, 100, 35, [1] pp., without the general title-page.
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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.).
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De SenectuteCicero on Old Age in aPALM-Size Edition
A Petite Barbou Treasure in Red Morocco
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  M. Tullii Ciceronis Cato Major. Ad T. Pomponium Atticum. Lutetiae: Typis Josephi Barbou, 1758. 32mo (9.3 cm, 3.6"). Frontis., [16], 75, [5] pp.
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Growing up in Quinnebasset, ME A Bright Copy
May, Sophie [pseud. of Rebecca Sophia Clarke].  The doctor's daughter. Boston & New York: Lee & Shepard, (1871). 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 330, [6 (adv.)] pp.; 12 plts.
$52.50
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The First Work in theIgbo Language
Crowther, Samuel Ajayi.  Isoama-Ibo primer. London: Printed for the Church Missionary Society [by W.M. Watts], 1859. 12mo (17 cm; 6.75"). 17 pp.
$1500.00
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My First 25 Years . . . ”
Haldeman-Julius, E[manuel].  My first 25 years: Instead of a footnote, an autobiography.  [Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius Publications], ©1949. 12mo. 47, [1 (ad)] pp.
$30.00
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“The Nation's Foremost Etcher”
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1974. Miniature (6.2 cm, 2.4"). [2], 18, [2] pp.; illus.
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Wash-Boards Were a Luxury”
Davis, Minerva.  Reminiscences of eighty years ago. Livonia, NY: [Gazette Press], 1915. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 41, [1] pp.
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10 Years of aMerchant's Correspondence
Sánchez Borda, José Joaquín Mariano.  Manuscipt. A copy book of personal and business correspondence. Bogotá: 1801–10. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [130] ff.
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Bembo, Pieto.  Stanze composte ... in occasione delle festivita da carnevale alla corte d'Urbino nell' anno ... [di] mille cinquencento sette ... Austin: Pr. by Bradley Hutchinson for Michele Miracolo, 2015.
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Fujita Color IllustrationsHearn's Vivid, Exotic” Japan
Hearn, Lafcadio.  Kwaidan. Stories and studies of strange things. Tokyo: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club by The Shimbi Shoin, Ltd., 1932. 8vo. [1 (blank)], illus., [2 (blank)], illus. double-page spread, [3 (1 blank) with a transparency covering the title-page, iii–xvi, [7 (1 blank)], illus., 5–238, [3 (2 blank)] pp.; illus.
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Hudson, W.H.  Far away and long ago: a history of my early life. Buenos Aires: Pr. for the Limited Editions Club by Guillermo Kraft Ltda., 1943. Tall 8vo. Frontis., xiv pp., [1] f., 306 pp., [2] ff.; 32 plts.
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I Have Been a Stranger in a Strange Land”
Bible.  O.T. Exodus. Cherokee. 1853. Worcester & Foreman.   Exodus: or the second book of Moses. Translated into the Cherokee language. Park Hill [OK]: Mission Press: Edwin Archer, Pr., 1853–[55]. Tall, narrow 12mo (17 cm; 6.75"). 152 pp.
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WithHoward Pyle's Illustrations; Without Some Other Bits
Irving, Washington.  A history of New-York from the beginning of the world to the end of the Dutch dynasty; containing, among many surprising and curious matters, the unutterable ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the disastrous projects of William the Testy, and the chivalric achievements of Peter the Headstrong — the three Dutch governors of New Amsterdam; being the only authentic history of times that ever hath been or ever will be published. New York: Printed for the Grolier Club, 1886. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.125"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [4 (of 6)] ff., 312 pp., 1 plate; lacks the two prelim. states of the frontis., the half-title, and the colophon leaves. II: [6], 275, [5] pp., [4] leaves of plates l lacks the two prelim. states of the frontis.
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Bible.   N.T. English. 1810. Wycliffe.  The New Testament, translated from the Latin, in the year 1380, by John Wiclif, D.D. to which are prefixed, memoirs of the life, opinions, and writings of Dr. Wiclif; and an historical account of the Saxon and English versions of the Scriptures, previous to the opening of the fifteenth century. London: Pr. by Richard Edwards for T. Hamilton et al., 1810. 4to (27.5 cm, 10.85"). Frontis., [2], lxxii, [2], 275, [1] pp.
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It Looks LikeWhat an Incunable is SUPPOSED to Look Like
Antoninus, Saint, Archbishop of Florence.  Summa theologica. [colophon: Argentina {i.e., [Strassburg}: Johannem {Reinhard} Grüninger, 1496]. Folio (32.5 cm; 12.5"). Vols. I & II (in one volume) of V. I: [173 of 174] ff. (lacking first leaf of vol. 1); [225 of 226] ff. (without the final blank].
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Farías, Manuel Ignacio.  Nuevas, y crecidas ganancias, que ha logrado en su celestial comercio la mas Soberana Obrajera Maria Ssma. de los Dolores, sagrada titular del nuevo templo, y Convento de religiosos del Orden de N.P.S. Augustin de la Provincia de S. Nicolàs Tolentino de Michoacan, en su nueva fundacion de la ciudad de Santiago de Queretaro. Sermon, que en el solemne dia de su dedicacion, dominica 21. despues de pentecostes, y 31. de octubre de 1745. Mexico: Imprenta real del Superior gobierno, y del nuevo rezado de Maria de Rivera, 1746. Small 4to. [11] ff., 46 pp., [1] f.
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A Review forPrinters & Bibliophiles
Randle, John & Rosalind, eds.  Matrix 7. Number seven, winter 1987. Gloucestershire: The Whittington Press, 1987. Imperial 8vo (28.7 cm, 11.3"). [6], 166, [2] pp.; illus.
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Wildflowers in Art & LiteratureA Large Volume inFine Aesthetic Style
Hervey, A.B.; Isaac Sprague, illus.  Flowers of the field and forest. From original water-color drawings after nature. Troy, NY: H.B. Nims & Co., 1886. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.8"). [94] pp.; 10 col. plts.
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The Collector to His Dealer
Ruskin, John.  Autograph Letter Signed, to J. Hogarth. [England: ca. 1860?]. Frame: 37.5 x 39.6 cm; letter: 17.5 x 12.5 cm.
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The Medicinal Virtues of PlantsIllustrated
Hill, John.  The family herbal, or an account of all those English plants, which are remarkable for their virtues, and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries; with their descriptions and their uses, as proved by experience. Bungay: J. & R. Childs, 1822. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). viii, xl, 376 pp.; 54 col. plts.
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Precursor toSturt's Silver Engravings?
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer. English. 1710.   The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England: Together with the psalter or psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Oxford: University Printers, 1710. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). [522] (of 524) pp.; 52 (of 53) plts.
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Kelmscott MedievalismBeautiful Signed Binding
Morris, William.  The tale of King Florus and the Fair Jehane. [colophon: Hammersmith: Pr. by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1893]. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). [4], 96, [2] pp.
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