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Z (as in) Zany, Zebra, Zebedee
ALarge-Letter Hand-Colored Alphabet
C is for CAT . . .
 
(“A” is forALPHABET”).   The pretty alphabet.  Boston: Lilly, Wait & Co., 121 Washington St., [1833–34]. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). [8] ff.; illus.
$575.00
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Industry Leading to Virtuous Wealth
(BOB Too Gets to Retire)! . . . The adventures of William Waters, and his ass Bob.  Otley [England]: W. Walker, [1815]. Near miniature (9.7 cm, 3.75"). 16 pp.; illus.
$300.00
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CORNERSTONE for an AMERICAN SPORTING LIBRARY
(DOGS)!? “Gentleman of Philadelphia County, A” [i.e., Jesse Y. Kester].  The American shooter's manual, comprising such plain and simple rules, as are necessary to introduce the inexperienced into a full knowledge of all that relates to the dog, and the correct use of a gun; also a description of the game of this country. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1827. 12mo (18.5 cm; 7.125"). [2] ff., pp. [ix]–249, [1] p., [1 (errata)] f., [3 (ads)] ff.; frontis., 2 plts.
$1800.00
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A Man Learns Much from a HARE
“Herself.”  Escapes, wanderings, and preservation of a hare. London: Pr. ... by J. & C. Evans, [1821–28?]. 24mo (13.3 cm, 5.25"). 35, [1] pp.; illus.
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TWO Classic Cat TalesHere forONE Money”
The History of WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT, and THE STORY OF PUSS IN BOOTS.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Francis Orr & Sons, [c. 1840-1850] . 12mo (16.3 cm, 6"). 24 pp.
$125.00
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Victorian-Era PROVINCIAL PRINTING of a
Diverting” KidLit CHAPBOOK
Joan, Jumping, The diverting history of, and her dog and cat.  Otley [England]: Printed by W. Walker, at the Wharfdale Stanhope Press, [ca. 1850?]. Near miniature (10 cm, 4"). 15, [1 (blank) pp.; illus.
$625.00
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Armstrong Binding Popular Illustrator The HORSES Get the Last Word
MacGrath, Harold. The man on the box. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., (1904). 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). Frontis., [12], 361, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
$80.00
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Up the THAMES in a Rowboat
(“MONTMORENCY”)?  Jerome, Jerome K.  Three men in a boatto say nothing of the dog!  Ipswich: Pr. by W.S. Cowell Ltd. for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. Oblong 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). xv, [1], 174, [2] pp.; 12 col. plts., 2 double-p. col. plts.
$60.00
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The Classic, Magical Stories & Wonderful Illustrations
Perrault, Charles.  Contes des fées. Paris: Le Fuel, [ca. 1813]. Oblong 32mo (10.6 cm, 4.125"). Col. frontis., engr. t.-p., 258 pp.; 12 col. plts.
$1500.00
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“The Uncle Tom's Cabin of the HORSE” —
Teaching American Children to be Kind
Sewell, Anna.  Black Beauty: His grooms and companions. Boston: George T. Angell, [ca. 1895–1900]. 12mo. 245, [17] pp.
$100.00
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Gay's Witty CreaturesBlake's Illustrations
(TALKING ANIMALS).   Gay, John; William Blake, illus.  Fables by John Gay, with a life of the author, and embellished with a plate to each fable. London: Printed by Darton & Harvey, 1793. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). xvi, 256 pp.; 35 plts. (incl. frontis. and engr. t.-p.).
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Homelessness Human & CANINE . . .
Trowbridge, J.T. The vagabonds. With illustrations by F.O.C. Darley. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1883. [20] pp.; 4 plts., illus.
$95.00
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The CAT & the DOG Make OUR House THEIR HOME”
Walks with mamma, or, stories in words of one syllable.  London: John Harris, 1824.  Sq. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 63, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
$350.00
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Noah Webster & Alexander AndersonTeam Up
 C is for CAT eternally . . . D is for DOG . . .
Webster, Noah.  The national pictorial primer. New York: George F. Cooledge & Bros., [1850s]. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 48 pp.; illus.
$250.00
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