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London Street VendorsLive” & in COLOR!
(“A” is forALL STRIKING”).  [Busby, Thomas Lord].  Costume of the lower orders of the metropolis. [London: Samuel Leigh, ca. 1820]. 24mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). Engr. t.-p., 23 col. plts.
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Murder by PoisonUnidentified
Angus, Charles (defendant).  The trial of Charles Angus, Esq. on an indictment for the wilful murder of Margaret Burns, at the Assizes held at Lancaster, on Friday, 2d Sept. 1808, before the Hon. Sir Alan Chambre. Liverpool: Printed by William Jones, [1808]. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [2] ff., 288 pp.
$850.00
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A Really Scarce Book & an Author Who is an Enigma
Corke, Miss.  'What shall we do with them?' A history of the London and Brighton convalescent home. London: J. Nisbet & Co., 1882. 12mo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). Frontis., vii, [1 blank], 157, [1] pp.
$150.00
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The Public May Not Be Altogether Unprepared for
the Reappearance of the Bibliomania in a More Attractive Garb”
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall.  Bibliomania; or, Book-madness; a bibliographical romance. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. Small 4to (26 cm, 10.2"). [2], xiv, 618, [2], 63, [3], iii–xxxiv pp.; illus., 3 plts. including frontis.
$675.00
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PORTABLE STOICISM
Epictetus, & Jean-Baptiste Lefebvre de Villebrune, ed.   [two lines in Greek, transliterated as] Epicteti Enchiridion [then] curante J.B. Lefebvre de Villebrune. Parisiis: Typis Philippi-Dionysii Pierres, Regis Typographi Ordinarii, 1782. Sq. 12mo (11.6 cm, 4.6"). [6], 8, 46 pp.
$525.00
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An Early Victory forEqual Protection & Civil Rights:
Rejecting Anti-Chinese Legislation
Field, Stephen J.  The invalidity of the “Queue Ordinance” of the city and county of San Francisco. Opinion of the Circuit Court of the United States, for the district of California, in Ho Ah Kow vs. Matthew Nunan, delivered July 7th, 1879. San Francisco: J.L. Rice & Co., 1879. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.2"). 43, [1] pp.
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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.
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Know Thyself”And FEAR Thy Sex Life
Hayes, Albert H.  The science of life; or, self-preservation. A medical treatise on nervous and physical debility, spermatorrhoea, impotence, and sterility, with practical observations on the treatment of diseases of the generative organs. Boston: Peabody Medical Institute, © 1881. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). xviii, 286 pp.; 4 plts. (1 fold.).
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Holbein’s Dance of DeathHIS ALPHABET with “New” Borders
Holbein, Hans.  L'alphabet de la mort de Hans Holbein entouré de bordures du XVIe siècle et suivi d'anciens poëmes français sur le sujet de trois mors et des trois vis publiés d'après les manuscrits par Anatole de Montaiglon. Paris: Edwin Tross, 1856. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.625"). [96] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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Janus Press EditionSigned by Poet & Photographer
Kinnell, Galway.  The Seekonk woods. Concord, NH: Pr. at the Janus Press for William B. Ewert, 1985. 8vo (26.7 cm, 10.5"). [12] pp.; 3 plts.
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The Conveyancers Light”Pleasing Property Law Provenance
(Legal “Presidents”).  H., J.  The compleat clark, and scriveners guide. Containing exact draughts and presidents of all manner of assurances and instruments now in use. London: Pr. by T.R. for H. Twyford, N. Brookes, J. Place, & R. Wingate, 1655. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.9"). Add. engr. t.-p., [8], 664, [16 (index)] pp.
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The Baron withHand-Colored Plates
[Raspe, Rudolf Erich]; Alfred Crowquill [pseud. of Alfred Henry Forrester], illus.  The travels and surprising adventures of Baron Munchausen. New York: James Miller, 1864. 12mo (17.7 cm, 7"). Col. frontis., col. t.-p., 251, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts., illus.
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LEC:  50 Rilke Poems
Rilke, Rainer Maria.  Selected poems of Rainer Maria Rilke. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1981. 8vo (24.2 cm, 9.5"). xxxiii, [1], 129, [3] pp.; illus.
$75.00
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Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Surgeon General of the Continental Army &
Philadelphia Observer of Summer & Autumnal Disease”
Rush, Benjamin.   An inquiry into the various sources of the usual forms of summer & autumnal disease in the United States, and the means of preventing them. To which are added, facts intended to prove the yellow fever not to be contagious. Philadelphia: Published by J. Conrad & Co. and M. & J. Conrad & Co.; Baltimore: Rapin, Conrad, & Co.; Petersburg: Somervell & Conrad; Norfolk: Bonsal, Conrad, & Co. (printed by T. & G. Palmer), 1805. 8vo (22 cm, 8.5"). 113, [1] pp.
$3000.00
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Makes the Weak StrongPeculiar to Itself
(Sarsaparilla)!  C.I. Hood & Co.  Hood's pansy. Lowell, MA: C.I. Hood & Co., [ca. 1890]. 16mo (10.5 cm, 4.2"). [16] pp.; illus.
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An Arte of Substantial ValueAn Amazing AcrosticA Woman Printer
Tapia Zenteno, Carlos de.  Arte novissima de lengua Mexicana. Mexico: por la Viuda de D. Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1753. Small 4to (20.5 cm, 8.125"). [10] ff., 58 pp., plus acrostic leaf.
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The Bat . . . Is a Murderous Plaything”
“Thine, Bawlingly.”  Something for the admirers of base ball. New York: Glenn Horowitz, 1990. 16mo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 12, [4] pp.; illus.
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Reading Up onPrinting-Related Patents
United States Patent Office.  [binding title] “Patents on copper printing rolls.” [Washington]: 1876–1904. 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.35"). [68] pp.; 36 plts.
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Life WentSeriously Wrong beginning in Her Mid-Teens
Watkins, Lucy.  Helen Beresford, or the child of misfortune. London: Printed & sold by Dean & Munday, [1811–37?]. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). Frontis., engr. title-leaf, pp. [7]–54.
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Sensational “News” ReportsShocking “Plots” Fortunately “Discovered”!
(Worcester, Edward Somerset, Marquis of).  The earl of Glamorgans negotiations and colourable commitment in Ireland demonstrated; Or, the Irish plot for bringing ten thousand men and arms into England, whereof three hundred to be for Prince Charls's Lifegard. Discovered in several letters taken in a packet-boat by Sir Tho: Fairfax forces at Padstow in Cornwal; which letters were cast into the sea, and by the sea coming in, afterwards regained; and were read in the Honorable House of Commons, and ordered to be printed. London: Edward Husband, 1645. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). 35, [1] pp.
$950.00
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