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Half-a-Dozen Songs & a NICE CUT
 (“AMEN,” says the Bird). . . .  The banks o' the Devon.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840?].  12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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A Walk to Remember
American Sunday-School Union.  The Broken bough. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [between 1827 and 1853?]. 32mo (10.8 cm; 4.25"). 16 pp.; illus.
$45.00
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Susan Knew . . . the Value of What She Learned at the Sunday School”
American Sunday-School Union.  Little Susan and her lamb. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [between 1827 and 1853]. 32mo (10.5 cm; 4.125"). 15 pp.; frontis.
$45.00
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Beware of Having Anything to Do with Bad Boys”
American Sunday-School Union.  The young Sabbath-breakers. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, No. 146 Chestnut Street, [1827–53]. 32mo (10.6 cm; 4.25"). 16 pp.; illus.
$45.00
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  Bonnie baby Livingstone; To which is added The Twa martyrs' widows. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [ca. 1840]. 12mo, 8 pages.
$75.00

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Some Songs inDIALECT Some — Not
Bundle and go; to which are added, Donald and Mary, The wonders, Sweet Kitty o' the Clyde.  Stirling [Scotland]: W. Macnie, [ca. 1825?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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Who's Happier?
[drop title] A conference between a king and a Christian,  recommended by the late Mr. S. Medley of Liverpool.  London: Pr. by W. Day, 17, Goswell Street, for L.I. Higham, No. 6, Chiswell Street, n.d. (ca. 1840). 12mo. 4 pp.
$35.00
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Scaring the Bejesus Out of Little German-American Boys & Girls
Die Gefahr in den Strassen. Nebst Einigen andern Erzälungen. Philadelphia: gedruckt bey Jacob Meyer für Johnson und Warner, 1810. 12mo (13.5 cm; 5.375"). 36 pp.
$200.00
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Poetry, Wood Engravings, *&*SNAZZY! Typographic Borders
Elliott, Mary Belson, & Elizabeth Turner (attrib. authors).   Sweets for leisure hours; or flowers of instruction. New Haven: Printed & published by S. Babcock, no date [1840]. 32mo (11 cm; 4.5"). 16 pp., plus wrappers; illus.
[SOLD]
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  Fifty years shepherd, and fifty a king.  The King and west countryman.  The Bundle of wants. Glasgow [Scotland] : Printed for the Booksellers , [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$125.00

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EXCELLENCE is Good . . .
  Five excellent songs.  The Constant shepherd. / The Wreath. / Welcome summer back again. / The Dainty bit plan. / The Bachelor. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$75.00
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Five “favorites” . . .
  Five favorite songs.  Kate Kearney. / A Soldier's song. / Patie's wedding. / The Lass of Gowrie. / Young William.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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Five OTHER favorites . . .
  Five favourite songs.  The Golden glove. / The Answer. / Get up and bar the door. / The Chough and crow. / Now te're far awa', love. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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You know you'll turn first to that third one . . .
Five popular songs. The Angel's whisper. Helen the fair. The Wind blew the bonny lassie's plaidy awa. Mistress Johnston. Do you ever think on me, Peg? Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$65.00
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Scots Dialect Verse
Forbes, William.  The Dominie deposed, with the sequel by William Forbes, A.M. late schoolmaster at Petercoulter. To which is added, Maggy Johnston's elegy.  Glasgow [Scotland] : Printed for the Booksellers, [18––] . 12mo. [24] pp.
$75.00
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Jack's the Lad . . .
Four excellent songsThe Laird of Cockpen. / The Lass of Arranteenie. / Mirren Gibb's Public House. / Jack's the Lad. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1840]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$77.50
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Four DIFFERENTExcellent Songs” . . .
Four excellent songs.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1840]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$75.00
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One Could Collect CHAPBOOKS
    Featuring GHOSTS
Four favourite songs.  William and Margaret. / Go, Yarrow Flower. / Robin and Anna. / Could a Man Be Secure. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1830?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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AGreat Series of Song Titles . . .
Four favourite comic songs.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1825?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$75.00

Women . . .
  Four songs.  Cherry-Cheeked Patty. Judy O'Flannikin. No Peace about the house. Maggie Lauder. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18––]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$65.00
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With Typical Kendrew Charm & Quality
Gardner, Frederick R.  The house that Jack built; To which is added, some account of Jack Jingle, Showing by what means he acquired his learning and in consequence thereof got rich, and built himself house. Adorned with cuts. York: Printed by J. Kendrew, Colliergate, [ca. 1820]. 64mo (8.5 cm; 3.375"). 24 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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BALLADS
Glasgow Peggy.  To which is added The favourite ballad of The Drowned lovers.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$95.00
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Five Songs & a Neat Cut
  Hark away. / The Boys of Kilkenny. / The Land of delight. / The Plowman. / Love in the horrors.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, 18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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My daddie looks sulky, my minnie looks sour,
      They frown upon Jamie because he is poor
Harry Bluff.  Logie O'Buchan.  Within a Mile of Edinburgh Town. / Oh! No, We Never Mention Her. / Oh, Say Not Womam's [sic] Love is Bought. / Dearest Maid, My Heart Is Thine. / Meet Me in the Moonlight. / Tell Me Why Men Will Deceive Us.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1825?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$95.00

SEVEN Songs Here
  Highland Harry; To which are added, The Braes o' Gleniffer, / The Highland widow, / Jeanie's Black e'e, / Jamie o' the glen, / My wife's a winsome wee thing. / The Rosy brier. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, 1828. 12mo. 8 pp.
$75.00
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My ExampleMay Warn Ye from Vice,
& My Fate Excite Ye to Virtue”
The history of Jane Shore. [London?: after 1821]. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.65"). 24 pp.
[SOLD]
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Good Boys, Bad Boys, & Blue Apple Pie
The History of little King Pippin. With an account of the melancholy death of four naughty boys who were devoured by wild beasts; and the wonderful delivery of Master Harry Harmless, by a little white horse. Hartford: Pr. by Sheldon & Goodwin, (stereotyped by J.F. & C. Starr), [ca. 1815]. 32mo (10 cm; 4"). 31, [1] pp., illus.
$450.00
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LOVELY CUTS & LOTS OF 'EM
The History of Moses; giving an account of his birth, his being found by Pharaoh's daughter in the ark of bulrushes, and the miracles wrought by him for the deliverance of the children of Israel. Embellished with Cuts. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 24 pp.
$150.00
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NEVER in Childish Hands Cuts Very Well Impressed
The history of Tommy and Harry. York: J. Kendrew, [ca. 1820]. 16mo (10.3 cm, 4.1"). 30, [2] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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Earning for Himself a Character for Courage, Integrity, & Truth”
Home at the haven.  London: Groombridge & Sons [Richard Barrett, Printer], [1860s?]. (14.2 cm; 5.625"). 48 pp., illus.
$75.00
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Including“A Fight for the Breeches”
Hudson, Thomas.  Betsey Baker. Glasgow: J. Neil, 1829. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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  The Humours of Glasgow fair, and The Comical song of Auld John Paul.  Glasgow [Scotland] : Printed for the Booksellers, [18--] . 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00

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EIGHT . . .
Hurrah for the bonnets of blue.  Pray goody.  Donald of Dundee.  The Cypress wreath.  I'd be a butterfly.  Oh say not women's love is bought.  He's o'er the hills that I lo'e weel.  The Captive maniac.   Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, 1829. 12mo. 8 pp.
$65.00
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O! “The Beggar Was aCunnin Loon
  The jolly beggar, to which is added, The Duke of Argyle's courtship to an English lady, and The Weaver's daughter. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1835?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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Hail us the Jovial Sons of Jove”
The jovial sons of Jove.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1850]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$75.00

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