NEWEST ARRIVALS
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[ PART IPART II ]    


Whatever You Do, Junior, Don't Blow Up the House
Grotz, Christopher.  The art of making fireworks, detonating balls, &c. New York: Printed & published by S[olomon] King, 386 Broadway, 1822. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 26 pp.
$2875.00
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The Rubaiyat's FIRST &Glittering” English Appearance
Costello, Louisa Stuart.  The rose garden of Persia. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans (pr. by Vizetelly Brothers & Co.), 1845. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.5"). [2], xvi, 193, [1] pp.
$400.00
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Beasts & Birds & Insects, Oh My!
Child's book of nature.  Being figures and descriptions illustrative of the natural history of beasts, birds, insects, fishes, &c. Lancaster: Carter, Andrews & Co.; Boston: Carter & Hendee, [circa 1830]. 8vo (12.5 cm, 5"). 16 pp.; illus.
$200.00
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Early Americanum, BAV 51Woodcut Title-page by Burgkmair
Stamler, Johannes.  Dyalogus ... de diversarum gencium sectis et mundi religionibus. [colophon: Auguste: Per Erhardum Oglin & Ieorgi Nadler, 1508]. Folio (31 cm, 12.25"). [2], 32, [2] ff.
$2775.00
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Up & DownPocklington Gardens Street
  Hand-Colored PlatesZaehnsdorf Binding
Thackeray, William Makepeace.  Our street. London: Chapman & Hall, 1848. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.4"). 54, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 16 plts.
$750.00
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Selections from the Christian Virgil
Sannazaro, Jacopo.  Jacobi Sannazarii Opera omnia latine scripta, nuper edita. [colophon: Venetiis: In aedibus haeredum Aldi Manutii, et Andreae Asvlani Soceri], 1535. 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). 40, 63, [1] ff.
$875.00
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That Country is Very Delightful; But Their Government is
TYRANICAL [sic]
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& the People are Wretched
A peep at the various nations of the world with a concise description of the inhabitants. Embellished with several engravings. Concord, NH: Hoag & Atwood, 1831. 16mo (10.1 cm, 4"). 16 pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Tepper's Most Ornately Decorated” Book
Independent Order of Odd Fellows.  The Odd-fellows' offering, for 1852. Embellished with elegant engravings, and a highly-finished presentation plate. New York: Edward Walker (pr. by E.N. Grossman & Son), 1852 (copyright 1851). 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). 320 pp.; 11 plts.
$115.00
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True Beauty Lies WithinPresentation Copy
[Murray, Hannah, & Mary Murray].  The American toilet. New York City: Imbert's Lithographic Office, 1827. Square 12mo (13 cm, 5.13"). 20 ff.
$1250.00
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Tiny, EASY TalesOne-Syllable VocabularyQuaint Illustrations
The little keepsake: Or easy lessons, in words of one syllable.   New Haven: Sidney Babcock, [ca. 1835]. 16mo (8.8 cm, 3.4"). 16 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Twain, PYLE, & La Pucelle
Twain, Mark; & Howard Pyle, illus.  Saint Joan of Arc. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1919. 8vo (24 cm, 9.45"). xiii, [3], 32 pp.; 4 col. plts.
$700.00
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Aeschylus from the Royal Printer
Aeschylus.  [title in Greek, transliterated as] Aischylou Prometheus desmotes, Hepta epi Thebais, Persai, Agamemnon, [Choephoroi], Eumenides, Hiketides. Parisiis: Ex officina Adriani Turnebi Typographi Regii, 1552. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). [8], 211, [1] pp.
$1250.00
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Coloured by Machine”My Father”
Elliott, Mary.  My father. Baltimore: William Raine, [ca. 1840–42]. 16mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). [16] pp.; illus.
$350.00
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First American EditionAmerican BindingAmerican Illustrator
Hayley, William.  The triumphs of temper; a poem in six cantos. Newburyport [MA]: Pr. by John Mycall, for Joseph H. Seymour, engraver, in Boston, [1794]. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7.875"). vi, 162 pp., 7 plts.
$875.00
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Limited Edition Wharton ClassicSigned by the Illustrator
Wharton, Edith; & Lawrence Beall Smith, illus.  The age of innocence. Avon, CT: Limited Editions Club, 1973. 8vo (27.7 cm, 10.875"). xii, [1], 311, [3] pp.; 12 col. plts.
$65.00
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From Shipwreck to Success
Whymper, Elijah, illus.  The foundling of the wreck. London: Groombridge & Sons (pr. by Richard Barrett), [ca. 1850]. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.625"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 47, [1] pp.; illus.
$75.00
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The Other Side of Chaucer
Chaucer, Geoffrey.  Chaucer's romaunt of the rose[,] Troilus and Creseide[,] and the minor poems. London: William Pickering [colophon: C. Whittingham, Chiswick], 1846. 12mo (19.3 cm, 7.625"). 3 vols. I: 7, 10–144, [1], 2–230 pp. II: [7], 2–348 pp. III: 7, 2–352 pp.
$550.00
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The Lure of the Sea . . . Fades Away
[Elliott, Mary Belson].  The sailor boy, or, the first and last voyage of little Andrew. Concord, NH: Rufus Merrill & Co., 1843. 16mo (10.3 cm, 4.1"). 16 pp.; illus.
$100.00
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Turnèbe Tackles Hephaestion
Hephaestion.  [title in Greek, transliterated as] Hephaistionos Alexandreos encheiridion peri metron kai poiematon. Eis to auto scholia. Parisiis: Apud Adrianum Turnebum typographum regium [colophon: Excudebatur Lutetiae Parisiorum], 1553. 4to (22.7 cm, 9"). [4], 95, [9] pp.
$1800.00
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Chicken Soup for the HUGUENOT Soul?
L'Espine, Jean de.  Excellens discours de I. de l'Espine angevin. Touchant le repos & contentement de l'esprit. La Rochelle: Hierosme Haultain, 1594. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.38"). 758 pp., [5 (blank)] ff.
$875.00
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Lessons for Little Boys
Sherwood, Mary Martha.  Master Henry's visit at Mrs. Green's, and his return. Troy, NY: Merriam & Moore, [1851 or 1852?]. 12mo (14.9 cm, 5.9"). 24 pp.; illus.
$185.00
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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 Thank-You / An Announcement
Family of Juan José Neira.  Broadside, begins: Un año hace que ha dejado de existir el general Neira. Bogotá: [Family of Juan José Neira], 1842. Small 4to (25 x 21 cm; 9.75" x 8" ). [1] p.
$350.00
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Armstrong BindingSensational Story
Cable, George W.  Bylow Hill. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. 12mo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., vii, [1], 215, [1] pp.; 5 col. plts.
$35.00
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The World in MiniatureMap & Two Plates
Legrand, Augustin.  Geographie universelle. Paris: 1823. 16mo (6.5 cm, 2.55"). 48 pp.; 1 fold. map, 2 plts.
$250.00
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KJV Bifolium, 1611
Bible.   English. 1611. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   Bifolium extracted from the Old Testament of the first edition of the King James Version of the Bible. London: Imprinted ... by Robert Barker, 1611. Folio (39.8 cm, 15.625"). [2] ff. (i.e., 4 pp.).
$500.00
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Sunday School Reward VolumeLarge Type for Small Readers
Forrester, Fancis.  Aunt Amy; or, How Minnie Brown learned to be a sunbeam. Boston: Geo. C. Rand, 1854. 18mo (15.7 cm; 6.25"). 64 pp.
$25.00
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Easy for Children to Ask . . . So HARD for Grown-up[s] . . . to Think About
Lucas, Edward Verrall, & Elizabeth Lucas.  What shall we do now? A book of suggestions for children's games and employments. London: Grant Richards, 1900. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). [2], vi, [2], 384 pp.; illus., appendix pages blank.
$45.00
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Early English Translation ofMoses Parting the Red Sea
Bible.  English. Matthew's (a.k.a., Tyndale-Taverner) version. 1549.   [single leaf from] The Byble, that is to say all the Holy Scripture: in whych are co[n]tayned the Olde and New Testamente, truly & purely tra[n]slated into English, & nowe lately with greate industry & diligence recognised. Imprynted at London: By Jhon Daye ... and William Seres, 1549. Folio (27.7 cm, 10.75"). [1] f.
$550.00
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FIRST Edition of the Council of Trent's CatechismThe Aldine Press at ROME
Catholic Church.  Catechisms & creeds.  Catechismus, ex decreto Concilii Tridentini, ad parochos, Pii Quinti Pont. Max. iussu editus. Romae: In aedibus populi Romani, apud Paulum Manutium, 1566. Chancery folio in sixes (30.3 cm, 12"). [2] ff., 359, [1] pp., [6] ff.
$8750.00
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Noted Christian Nativist Fans the Flames
Sparry, C.  The illustrated Christian martyrology; being an authentic and genuine historical account of the principal persecutions against the church of Christ, in different parts of the world by pagans and papists. Philadelphia: Leary & Getz, 1854. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.5"). Color frontis., 254 pp., [16] ff. (of publisher's ads), 23 color plts.
$550.00
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Illustrated FABLES byOne of Thomas Bewick's Favorite Pupils
Northcote, James; William Harvey, engr.; William Hazlitt.   One hundred fables, original and selected. London: George Lawford (pr. by J. Johnson), 1828. 4to (25.3 cm, 10"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [6], iii, [1], 272 pp.; illus. II: lx, 248 pp.; illus. [with] Northcote, James; William Harvey, engr.; Edmund Southey Rogers, ed. Fables, original and selected. Second series. London: John Murray (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1833.
$600.00
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From Ape to Zebra
The young child's A, B, C; or, first book.  New York: Samuel Wood & Sons, No. 261, Pearl-Street; Samuel S. Wood & Co. No. 212, Market Street, Baltimore, [ca. 1820]. Square 8vo (10.5 cm, 4.13"). 16 pp.
$300.00
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From Soups to Sundries Plus SHAKESPEARE et al.
Congregational Church (Lenox, MA).  Ladies.  Cook book compiled by the ladies of the Congregational Church, Lenox, Mass. Pittsfield, MA: Eagle Publishing Co., 1897. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.15"). 56 pp.
$225.00
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19th-Century AmericanBlind-Embossed Binding
Sterne, Laurence.  The works of Laurence Sterne, in one volume: With a life of the author, written by himself. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot (stereotyped by J. Howe), 1834. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.875"). Frontis. port., vi, [1], 8-416 pp.
$115.00
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Spain Aims for“the REVERSE of What England Attempts”
Spain.   Sovereigns, etc, 1700–1746 (Philip V).  Cotejo de la conducta de S. M. con la de el Rey britanico, assi en lo acaecido antes de la convencion de 14. de enero de este anno de 1739. como en lo obrado despues, hasta la publicacion de represalias, y declaracion de guerra .... His Catholick Majesty's conduct compared with that of His Britannick Majesty, as well with regard, to what happened before the convention of the 14th of January of this year 1739, as to what has been done since; untill [sic] the publication of reprisals and declaration of war. Printed by authority at Madrid by Antonio Marin. London: Printed for T. Cooper ... R. Amey ... and A. Dodd, [1739]. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.75"). 63, [1] pp.
$300.00
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On Library Funding
United States.  Congress. Senate.  [drop-title] In Senate of the United States. January 6, 1817. The joint Library committee beg leave to report.... [Washington, D.C.: no publisher], 1817. 8vo (20.4 cm; 8.125"). 30, [2] pp.
$75.00
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Prize CopyHandsome Binding A Victorian Treasury of Song
Thornbury, Walter, ed.  Two centuries of song: Or, lyrics, madrigals, sonnets, and other occasional verses of the English poets of the last two hundred years. London: Sampson, Low, Son, & Marston, 1867. 8vo in 4s (23.7 cm, 9.3"). xii, 307, [1] pp.; 19 plts.
$275.00
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Listen, Ye Who Look for Jesus”
Van Dyke, Henry.  The toiling of Felix: A legend on a new saying of the Christ. New York: Privately printed, 1898. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 34 pp.
$200.00
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Signed Binding on aReward Volume from a Teacher
Johnny and Maggie, and other stories.  Boston: Crosby, Nichols, & Co., [1852–60?]. 16mo (15.3 cm; 6"). 48, 14 pp. (publisher's catalogue).
$42.50
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Like Father / Like Son
Strozzi, Tito Vespasiano; Ercole Strozzi; Aldo Manuzio.   Strozii poetae pater et filius. Parisiis: Ex officina Simonis Colinaei, 1530. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). [8], 256, [4] ff.
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For the Amateur Botanist
Keeler, Harriet L.  Our native trees and how to identify them: A popular study of their habits and their peculiarities. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.875"). xxiii, 533, [5 (4 adv.)] pp.; illus.
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Cholera: Therapy, Prevention, Control
Trompeo, Benedetto, trans. & ed., Giuseppe Maria de Rolandis, ed.   Cholera morbus: Metodo di curare la malattie e modo di vivere per preservarsene. Estratto dal Repertorio mo. co. Piemontese. Torino: Presso Giuseppe Vaccarino librajo, [1830 or 1831]. 12mo (22 cm, 7.375"). 24 pp.
$175.00
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Cebuano Grammar, 1804
Encina, Francisco.  [drop-title] Arte de la lengua zebuana. [Sampaloc?, Manila?]: No publisher/printer, [1804]. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.75"). 616, [16 (1 blank)] pp.
$7000.00
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Dombey, Miss Nipper, Polly, & Some Others
(Dickens, Charles); Hablot K. Browne, illus.  Dombey and Son. Full-length portraits of Dombey & Carker, Miss Tox, Mrs. Skewton, Mrs. Pipchin, Old Sol. & Capt. Cuttle, Major Bagstock, Miss Nipper, & Polly. London: Chapman & Hall, 1848. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 8 plts.
$350.00
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Romance in the Bluegrass State
Allen, James Lane, & Hugh Thomson, illus.  A Kentucky cardinal; and Aftermath. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1900. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). xxxii, 276, [4] pp.
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A Dictionary of the Tagalog Language
Santos, Domingo de los.  Vocabulario de la lengua tagala, primera, y segunda parte. [Manila?]: Imprenta Real de D. Jose Maria Dayot, 1835. Folio (29 cm, 11.5"). [viii], 739, [1 blank], 118 pp.
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Black Sun Edition of aConnolly 100 Selection
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de.  Night flight. Paris: Crosby Continential Editions, 1932. Square 16mo (16.2 cm, 6.375") 189, [3] pp.
$500.00
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Seeing aRenaissance Man's MIND through His Letters
Tolomei, Claudio.   Delle lettere di M. Clavdio Tolomei libri VII. Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1572. 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). 296, [8] ff.
$900.00
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Advice on All Sorts of Things
Andrelini, Publio Fausto.  P. Fausti Andrelini foroliuiensis Hecatodistichon. [Paris]: V[a]enundatur a M. Nicolao De Barra, [1519]. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [30] pp. (final blank lacking).
$2500.00
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Is it Best to be Laughing-Mad, or Crying-Mad, in the World?
Titmarsh, M.A. [pseud. of William Thackeray].  Mrs. Perkins's ball. [London]: Chapman & Hall (pr. by Vizetelly Brothers & Co.), [1847]. 4to (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [2], engr. t.-p., 46, [2] pp.; 1 fold. col. plt., 20 col. plts.
$400.00
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Catherine, the RUINER
Estienne, Henri; Théodore de Bèze; Jean de Serres, attributed authors.  Discours merveilleux de la vie[,] actions & deportemens de Catherine de Medicis Royne mere; declarant tous les moyens qu'elle a tenus pour usurper le gouvernement du royaume de France & ruiner l'estat d'iceluy. No place: Selon la copie imprimée à Paris, 1649. 8vo (14.3 cm, 5.625"). 201, [1] pp.
$450.00
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Poems for a “Much Loved Daughter”Ticketed Binding
Rogers, Samuel.  Poems. London: Edward Moxon [colophon: Chiswick Press: Pr. by C. Whittingham], 1839. 16mo (16.7 cm, 6.625"). viii, 311, [1] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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La Mort Ny Mord
Holbein, Hans; Anatole de Montaiglon, ed.  L’alfabeto della morte di Hans Holbein. Parigi: Edwin Tross (pr. by Firmin Didot), 1856. 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). [36] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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Finely Bound Estienne Children's BookInteresting Provenance
Estienne, Charles.  De re hortensi libellus, vulgaria herbarum, florum, ac fruticum, qui in hortis conseri solent, nomina Latinis vocibus efferre docens ex probatis authoribus: in adolescentulorum gratiam, multò quàm antea locupletior factus. Cui nuper additus est alius libellus De cultu & satione hortorum, ex antiquorum sententia. Lutetiae: Ex officina Rob. Stephani, 1545. 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 141, [3] pp.
$1000.00
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Illustrations by LEECHA Copy in Its Wrappers
Smith, Albert.  Comic tales and sketches. London: Richard Bentley, 1852. 16mo (17.1 cm; 6.75"). [4], 156 pp., illus.
$135.00
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Exposure of American CorruptionSigned Decorated Binding
Phillips, David Graham.  The plum tree. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1905). 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). 389, [3] pp.; illus.
$40.00
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A NEW Battle of Frogs & Mice
Calenzio, Eliseo.  Croacus Elisii Calentii Amphraten. De Bello Ranarum. In quo Adolescens iocatus est. [colophon: Argentorat{um}]: in aedibus Schurerianis, MDXII {1512}]. 4to (19.5 cm, 7.5"). [18] ff.
$1950.00
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Patience is the Game!
Hoffmann, Louis [pseud. of Angelo John Lewis], trans.   The illustrated book of patience games. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1892. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.375"). 4, 123, [1] pp.; illus.
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In aSnazzy Late 19th–Century FRENCH Publisher's Binding
La Fontaine, Jean de.  Fables choisies de la Fontaine illustrées de 65 compositions hors texte par J.-B. Oudry. Paris: Librairie de Théodore Lefèvre et Cie, [ca. 1880]. 4to (27.5 cm, 10.75"). [4], 287, [1] pp. (full-page engravings incl. in pagination); illus.
$175.00
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“To the Use & Benefit of the Ladies' Aid Society”
Central Church of Christ (Marshalltown, IA).   Ladies' Aid Society.   Jubile [sic] cook book. [Marshalltown, IA: No publisher/printer], 1911. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). [2], 118 pp.; 2 ff. col. adv.
$225.00
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FRENCH Neo-Latin Poetry in aFine Binding
Salmon Macrin, Jean.  Salmonij Macrini Iuliodunensis cubicularij regij epitome vitae Domini nostri Jesu Christi, ad Margaritam Valesiam, Henrici Francorum regis sororem unicam. Varia item poematia & de sacra regis unctione, & de eiusdem triumphali in urbem Lutetiam introitu. Parisiis: Ex typographia Matthaei Dauîdis, 1549. 8vo (16.7 cm, 6.625"). 63, [1] pp.
$2250.00
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On the Estiennes & Their PeersBound by Bernard Middleton
Greswell, William Parr.  A view of the early Parisian Greek press; including the lives of the Stephani; notices of other contemporary Greek printers of Paris; and various particulars of the literary and ecclesiastical history of their times. Oxford: Pr. by S. Collingwood for D.A. Talboys, 1833. 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 412 pp. II: vii, [1], 413, [1] pp.
$750.00
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Anti-Papal MockeryLatin Verse & ProseSigned French Binding
[Curione, Celio Secondo].  Pasquillorum tomi duo. Quorum primo versibus ac rhythmis, altero soluta oratione conscripta quamplurima continentur... Eleutheropoli: [Johann Oporinus], 1543. 8vo (13.9 cm, 5.5"). [16], 537 (i.e., 637), [1] pp.
$3500.00
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Aldine-Published Poem onHUNTING
Conti, Natale.  Natalis Comitum Veneti De venatione, libri IIII. Hieronymi Ruscellii scholiis brevissimis illustrati. Venetiis: [colophon:] Apud Aldi filios, 1551. 8vo (15.5 cm, 6"). 44, [4] ff.
$3450.00
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Good Shooting is a Very Necessary Ingredient in theMaking of Good Dogs
Dobson, William.  Kunopaedia. A practical essay on breaking or training the English spaniel or pointer. With instructions for attaining the art of shooting flying. In which the latter is reduced to rule, and the former inculcated on principle. London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely & Jones by C. Whittingham, Chiswick, 1817. 8vo (23.4 cm, 9.25"). Frontis., xliv, 235 pp.
$200.00
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Singular Proceedings of theSand-Wasp
Howitt, William, & Myles Birket Foster.  The year-book of the country; or, The field, the forest, and the fireside. London: Henry Colburn, 1850. 8vo (20.7 cm; 8.125"). viii, 445, [2], 16 pp (publisher’s catalogue).
$40.00
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The EARLIEST KnownHistorical, Mythological, Poetical, & Geographical DICTIONARY
Torrentinus, Hermannus.  Elucidarius vel vocabularius poeticus ... co[n]tine[n]s fabulas, historias, prouincias, vrbes, insulas, fluuios, et montes illustres; Item vocabula et interpretaiones Grecoru[m] & Hebraicoru[m], una cu[m] vocabulis co[m]munibus Saracenoru[m], in latinu[m] translatis et alijs in fine adiunctis. [colophon: Hagenaw: per ... Henricu[s] Gran, impe[n]sis ... Joanis Rynman, 1518]. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [57] ff. (without final blank).
$1200.00
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By the MENTOR, about the MENTEESigned Binding by Hayday
Evelyn, John.  The life of Mrs. Godolphin. London: William Pickering, 1848. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). xviii, 291 pp.
$300.00
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Here's a Really Tiny Book in aTINY! Clamshell Case
[Landon, Letitia Elizabeth].  The English bijou almanac for 1837. London: Albert Schloss, 1836. Miniature (2 cm, .787"); in a publisher's slipcase slightly larger. 64 pp.; 7 plts., 4 music pp.
$750.00
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Preparing Augsburg forWar against the Turks
Busteter, Hans.  Ernstlicher Bericht, wie sich ain Frum[m]e Oberkayt Vor, In, und Nach den gefärlichsten Kriegssnöten mit klugem vortayl zu ungezweyfletem Sig loblichen üben un[d] halten sol an ain Fürnämen, Ersamen und Wysen Burgermayster und Radt des Heyligen Rychs Stat Augspurg. [colophon: Augspurg: Hainrichen Stayner], 1532. 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [4], 26 ff.
$4200.00
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Funny *&* EducationalIllustrated Roman Shenanigans
Abbott à Beckett, Gilbert.  The comic history of Rome. [London]: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., [ca. 1852]. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). xii, 308 pp.; 10 col. plts., illus.
$325.00
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A Meistersinger on theState of the World, 1520
With aGreat Woodcut by Urs Graf
Hass [or Has], Kunz.  Das ist yetz der gemain vnd new gebrauch. in welchem das volck der welt zu dissen gezeiten gantz seer beladen ist. [Augsburg: Johann Schönsperger, 1520 (?)]. Small 4to (18 cm; 7"). [8] ff. (last blank).
$3250.00
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The Joys of:
Good Honest Farming, Living Debt-Free, & Raising Children
Bacheller, Irving.  Keeping up with Lizzie. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1911. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). [10], 157, [1] pp.; 12 plts.
$65.00
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TRI-LINGUAL Protestant New Testament with aHandsome Engraved Title-page
Bible.  N.T. Polyglot. 1684.  Le Nouveau Testament, c'est a dire La nouvelle alliance de Nostre Seigneur Iesus Christ. The New Testament. of our Lord and Saviour Iesus Christ. Het Nieuwe Testament, ofte alle boeken des nieuwen verbonts onses Heeren Iesu Christi volgens het besluyt der Sinode van Dordrecht inde iare 1618 en 1619. Amsterdam: By de weduwe van Steven Swart, Jacobus vander Deyster, en Aert Dircksz, 1684. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). [2] ff., 601, [1 (blank) pp.
$950.00
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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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The First Kelmscott ROSSETTI
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  Ballads and narrative poems. [colophon: Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press; published by Ellis & Elvey, 1893]. 4to (20.9 cm, 8.5"). [4], 227, [1] pp.
$3250.00
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EVERYTHING You Need to Know about the Nobility, &Other Tuscan Matters
[Italian Almanac].  Almanacco Toscano 1846. Firenze: Stamperia Granducale, [1846]. 12mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). Engr. t.-p., 689, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
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    Narrow Escape!Dangerous Publication
     Surreptitiously Printed & a Pseudonym Used
Hotman, François.  De furoribus Gallicis, horrenda & indigna Amirallij Castillionei, nobilium atq[ue]; illustrium virorum caede, scelerata ac inaudita piorum strage passim edita per complures Galliae ciuitates, sine vllo discrimine generis, sexus, aetatis & conditionis hominum: vera & simplex narratio. Edimburgi [i.e., London: Printed by Henry Bynneman], 1573. 8vo (15.7 cm; 6.125"). CCXII [i.e., 212] pp.
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A Most Enjoyable Bibliographic Treasure —A VeryMiniature” Miniature Leporello
Lenepveu, Jules-Eugène, & Jean-Jacques Scherrer.  La vie de Jeanne d'Arc. No place: No publisher/printer, [1899–1900s?]. Miniature (3 x 2 cm; 1.125" x .75"). [9] pp., illus.
$225.00
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A “Gift Copy”Textured Olive Green Calf byBayntun-Riviere
Arnold, Matthew.  The poems of Matthew Arnold, 1840–1867. London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1937. 12mo (18.4 cm; 7.25"). xxvii, 460 pp.
$250.00
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Virginia Love Story / Margaret Armstrong Binding
Page, Thomas Nelson.  The old gentleman of the Black Stock. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.3"). viii, [4], 169, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.
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Taking the Fad TOO Far?
Harsha, D.A.  The Heavenly token a gift book for Christians. New York: H. Dayton; Indianapolis: Asher & Co., 1859. 12mo (18.6 cm; 7.625"). Engr. frontis., 491 pp.
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Moral Observations & Instructions” in aPretty Little Package
Sacred gift of devout & useful sayings. Boston: G. W. Cottrell, copyright 1851. Miniature (8 cm; 3.125"). 96 pp.
$100.00
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SPECIAL EFFECTS!  A BALLOON ASCENSION!!
Playbill.  18 December 1783, Drury-Lane. The Gamester (Edward Moore) [Sixth time; ending with a new comic ballet by Mr. and Miss Hamoir] with Who's the Dupe? (Hannah Cowley). London: 1783.
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GORGEOUSLY Printed Poetry & Portrait on VELLUM fromthe MOSHER PRESS
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  The blessed damozel. [colophon: Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901]. 4to (14.7 cm; 5.75"). [2], frontis., xiii, [1], 32, [2] pp.
$3000.00
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Learn to SpeakARAUCANIAN
Febres, Andrés.  Arte de lengua general del reyno de Chile ... y ... un vocabulario hispano-chileno, y un calepino chileno-hispano mas copioso. Lima: en la calle de la Encarnaçion, 1765. Small 8vo (14 cm; 5.5"). [15] ff., 682 pp., [1] ff.
$4500.00
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A Zen-Inspired Objet d'Art A Marriage of Tradition & Modernity
Yamamoto, Masao.  Omizuao. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2003. Folio (Box: 30.2 cm, 11.9"). [1] f.; col. illus.
$1500.00
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