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Limited U.S. Issue25 Color Plates by Detmold
Aesopus [Aesop]; Edward J. Detmold, illus.  The fables of Aesop. New York: Hodder & Stoughton (pr. by Henry Stone & Son, Ltd.), 1909. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). [160] pp.; 25 col. plts.
$1750.00
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Early Editions of the FIRST Children's Books
White Knights Library Copies
Baïf, Lazare de; Charles Estienne, ed.  De Vasculis libellus, adulescentulorum causa ex Bayfio decerptus, addita vulgari latinarum vocum interpretatione. Parisiis: Ex officina R. Stephani, 1536. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). 56, [8] pp. [bound with their] De Re vestiaria libellus, ex Bayfio excerptus: Addita vulgaris linguae interpretatione, in adulescentulorum gratiam atq; utilitatem. Parisiis: Ex officina Rob. Stephani, 1536. 8vo. 68, [10] pp. (final blank lacking).
$1900.00
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Training Young Women to Bethe IDEAL Victorian & Christian”
Wife, Mother, Homemaker
Beecher, Catharine E., & Harriet Beecher Stowe.  The American woman's home: Or, principles of domestic science; being a guide to the formation and maintenance of economical healthful, beautiful, and Christian homes. New York: J.B. Ford & Co., 1869. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.125"). Engr. frontis., engr. t.-p., [4], xii, [13]–500, [12 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
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Paris-PrintedFrench & Latin INCUNABLE Book of Hours
withMulti-Element Metal-Cut Borders
 
Catholic Church.  Horae ad usum Romanum. Paris: J[ohann] P[hilippi de Cruzenach], for Thielman Kerver, 1497 (27 June). 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). [83 of 92] ff. (lacks a1, a7, b1-2, d8, e4-5, l4-5).
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Gold-Beaters & Calico Printers
Crabb's new book of trades, containing an account of the origin and present state of most of the trades practised in England. With neat embellishments. London: Printed & published by T. Crabb ... Sold also by J. Bysh ... , R. Hill, & Lingley & Belch ... & all other Booksellers, [1818–21?]. 24mo (15 cm, 5.5"). 82, [2] pp.; illus.
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“The Valence & Gravity of Writing Undefined”
The Additional Bifolium Laid In  
Crane, George.  Poems from the novel. [Tannersville, NY]: Tideline Press, 1976. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [64] pp.; illus.
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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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Neil Gaiman ThoughtTHIS Art Perfectly Matched Howard's Vision
Gary Gianni, illus.  The Solomon Kane sketchbook. London: Wandering Star, [1997]. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [16] pp.; illus.
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Jack's House & Jack's MaltA “Chapbook” Tale
(Jack).  The history of the house that Jack built, a diverting story.  London: Harris & Son, 1821. 12mo (16.6 cm, 6.5"). [18] ff.; col. illus.
$650.00
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“A Remarkable Piece of Apparatus . . .”
Kafka, Franz; Michael Hafftka, illus.  In the penal colony. South Portland, ME: Silas Andrus, 1987. Small 4to (26.5 cm, 10.5"). [4], 53, [5] pp.; 4 plts. (incl. in pagination).
$285.00
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A Tribute to One of theGreat 19th-Century Bookpeople
With Original Leaves
Kelly, Jerry, comp.  A checklist of books published by William Pickering 1820–1853. Pomona, NY: The Kelly-Winterton Press, 2004. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). x, 56, [3] pp.; 56 plts.
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Kerouac before He WasJack”
Kerouac, Jack [but writing as “John”].  The Town and the City. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., (1950). 8vo (20.5 cm; 8"). [3] ff., 499, [1] pp.
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Heath, IncludingMENTAL HEALTH, in the 16th & 17th CenturiesWoman Printer
Lemnius, Levinus.   The touchstone of complexions: expedient and profitable for all such as bee desirous and carefull of their bodily health: containing most ready tokens, whereby every one may perfectly try, and thorowly know, as well the exact state, habit, disposition, and constitution of his body outwardly: as also the inclinations, affections, motions, and desires of his minde inwardly. London: Printed by E[lizabeth] A[llde] for Michael Sparke, 1633. 4to (18.5 cm, 7.5"). [4] ff., 248 pp., [5 (of 6)] ff., without the final blank.
$3500.00
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Too Much Was NOT EnoughTHIS Copy with Quasi-Relics of St. Macarius
Meyer, Jean.  Description du jubilé de sept cens ans de S. Macaire, patron particulier contre la peste, qui sera célébré dans la ville de Gand ... a commencer le 30. de mai jusqu'au 15. juin 1767, avec le détail ultérieur des cérémonies, solemnités, cavalcade, ornemens, & des feux d'artifice ... Gand: Chez Jean Meyer, imprimeur de la ville, 1767. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.5"). [4] ff., xii, 84 pp.; 15 plts. (some fold.), illus.
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Groundbreaking French & English Research on
ELECTRICITY, Freshly in Italian
Nollet, Jean-Antoine, & William Watson.  Saggio intorno all'elettricità de' corpi ... Traduzione dal francese. Aggiuntevi alcune esperienze ed osservazioni, che illustrano l'istessa materia. Venezia: Presso Giambattista Pasquali, 1747. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., 254, [2 (blank)] pp.; 5 fold. plts. [with] Nollet, Jean-Antoine. Ricerche sopra le cause particolari de fenomeni elettrici e sopra gli effetti nocivi o vantaggiosi che se ne puo' attendere. Venezia: Giambatista Pasquali, 1750. 8vo. 334, [2 (blank)] pp.; 8 fold. plts.
$1500.00
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AZTEC KINGS Used as Exemplars for aEuropean Perfect Prince
  Signed Authorial CommentOnly Two Copies in U.S. Libraries
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de.  Theatro de virtudes politicas, que constituyen á un Principe: Advertidas en los monarchas antiguos del Mexicano Imperio, con cuyas esfigies se hermoseó el Aco triumphal ... Mexico: Por la viuda de Bernardo Calderon, 1680. 4to (20 cm, 7.75"). [4] ff., 88 pp.
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You Shall Soon Know WhatGreat Travellers See”
Taylor, Isaac.  Scenes in Europe, for the amusement and instruction of little tarry-at-home travellers. London: Pr. for J. Harris, 1819. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). vii, [1], 93, [3 (adv.)] pp.; fold. col. map, 28 col. plts.
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An ANGRYHistory of Independency”Anarchia Anglicana
Walker, Clement.  Relations and observations, historicall and politick, upon the Parliament, begun Anno Dom. 1640 ... together with an appendix, touching the proceedings of the Independent faction in Scotland. [London?], 1648. 4to (18.3 cm, 7.25"). A–T4t2V–Z4Aa2; [12], 174 pp. [with] An appendix to the History of Independency ... London, 1648. 4to. a–c4(-c4); [2], 20 pp. [with] Anarchia Anglicana: Or, the history of Independency. The second part. [London], 1649. 4to. A–Z4Aa–Kk4; [8], 256 pp.; 1 double-page plt. [with] The high court of justice; or Cromwells new slaughter house in England ... [London], 1651. 4to. A–I4; 71, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] M., T. The history of Independency. The fourth and last part. London: H. Brome & H. Marsh, 1660. 4to. A–R4; [8], 124 pp.
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Avant GardeArtists & Writers, 1951
Williams, William Carlos.  [cover title] The Living theatre. Stein, Picasso, Eliot. [New York]: No publisher/printer, [1951]. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9"). 16 pp., plus wrappers.
$475.00
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From Ape to Zebra, Illustrated by Anderson
The young child's A B C, or, first book.  New York: Samuel Wood (pr. by J.C. Totten), 1806. 32mo (9.8 cm, 3.8"). 16 pp.; illus.
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