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My First 25 Years . . . ”
Haldeman-Julius, E[manuel].  My first 25 years: Instead of a footnote, an autobiography.  [Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius Publications], ©1949. 12mo. 47, [1 (ad)] pp.
$30.00
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My Second 25 Years . . . ”
Haldeman-Julius, E[manuel].  My second 25 years: Instead of a footnote, an autobiography. Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, ©1949. 12mo. 117, [3 (ads)] pp.
$30.00
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Edward Everett Hale Pursues Good Works — Signed
Hale, Edward Everett.  Autograph Letter Signed, to an unknown recipient. On paper, in English. Roxbury, MA: 1893. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). [1] f.
$75.00
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To-day No Education Is Complete without aKnowledge of the Old World
Hall, Adelaide Susan.  Two travelers in Europe, a unique story told by one of them; what they saw and how they lived while traveling among the half-civilized people of Morocco, the peasants of Italy and France, as well as the educated classes of Spain, Greece, and other countries. Springfield: Hampden Publishing Co., ©1898. Sm. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). 510 pp.; illus. throughout.
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A Writer at a (Charming!) Loss for Words
Hall, Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to Isabella Walsh. Philadelphia: 17 December 1827. Small 4to (24 x 19 cm; 9.5" x 7.5"). 1 p.
$100.00
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A Visit from an Unnamed BUTPossibly Discoverable &
Probably Published WOMAN Writer
Hall, Capt. Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to “Madam.” Putney Heath: no year. 12mo (7.125" x 4"). 2 pp., with integral blank leaf.
$125.00
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1874 Tunes for Teachers Lancaster, PA
Hall, W. B., & E. O. Lyte. The Teachers' Institute glee book. Designed for the use of teachers' institutes and common schools. Lancaster, PA: Published by the authors, 1874. Oblong 8vo. 176 pp.
$30.00

English Grammar, 1855
Hallock, Edward J.  A grammar of the English language. For the use of common schools, academies and seminaries...sixth edition. New York: Ivison & Phinney (pr. by Thomas B. Smith), 1855. 12mo. 250, [14 (illus. adv.)] pp.
$35.00
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Broadside Shaker Manifesto
Hampton, Oliver C.  [Broadside, begins:] A short but comprehensive definition of Shakerism. Union Village, OH: United Society of Shakers, [1901]. Folio (31.6 cm, 12.4"). [1] p.
$175.00
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Harvard Library Catalogue Signed byPresident Quincy
Harvard University.  A catalogue of the library of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cambridge: E.W. Metcalf & Co., 1830–31. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.8"). 4 vols. I: xvii, [3], 490 pp. II: [2], [491]–952, [2] pp. III: xii, 233, [1] pp. IV: viii, 224 pp.
$1000.00
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This King Midas Was Fonder ofGold than Anything Else in the World”
Hawthorne, Nathaniel.  The golden touch. [San Francisco]: Grabhorn Press, 1927.
$100.00
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He BeatMark Twain to the Use of Pike County Vernacular
Hay, John.  The Pike County ballads. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1912. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). 45, [3] pp.; illus.
$150.00

Bruce Rogers Designed ThisAn Uncut, Unopened Copy
Hay, John.  A poet in exile. Early letters of John Hay. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1910. 12mo. 48 pp., 2 plts.
$50.00
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Hayden's Survey:  Thomas onGrasshoppers & Locusts
Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer, & Cyrus Thomas.  Report of the United States Geological Survey of the territories: Synopsis of the Acrididae of North America. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1873. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). x, 24, 262 pp.; 1 plt.
$375.00
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Fossil Flora65 Plates
Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer.  Report of the United States Geological Survey of the territories. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1878. 4to (30.4 cm, 11.9"). xv, [3], 366 pp.; 65 plts.
$175.00

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.).
$220.00
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Popular Philosophical Dialogues
Helps, Arthur, Sir.  Friends in council: A series of readings and discourse thereon. Boston & Cambridge: James Munroe & Co. (pr. by Allen & Farnham), 1853. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"2 vols. I: [2 (adv.)], viii, [2], 291, [1] pp. II: vi, [2], 271, [1] pp.
$200.00
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Love Blooms inRough Places
Helton, Roy.  Outcasts in Beulah Land and other poems. New York: Henry Holt, 1918. 8vo. vi, 144, [8 (adv.)] pp.
$15.00

Direct-ActionIndependent Steam Engines
    [Actually: Pumps]
Henderson, William M. Patent No. 65,911: Improvement in steam pumps. [Washington, D.C.: United States Patent Office, 1867]. Folio (appr. 40 × 28 cm, 15.75" × 11"). [3], [1 (blank)] ff.
$150.00
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Direct-ActionCompound Engines
Henderson, William M. Patent No. 105,941: Improvement in direct-acting compound engine]. [Washington, D.C.: United States Patent Office, 1870. Folio (appr. 37 × 25 cm, 14.5" × 10"). [2], 2, [1 (blank)] ff.
$150.00
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The Amazon & Its “Aborigines”52 Lithographed Plates
Herndon, William Lewis; & Gibbon, Lardner.  Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, made under direction ofthe Navy Department.... Washington: Robert Armstrong, 1853, & A.O.P. Nicholson, 1854.  8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. I: 414, [2], iii, [1] pp.; 16 plts. II: x, [2], 339, [1] pp.; 36 plts.
$600.00
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Making America'sDrawbridges BETTER
Herschel, Clemens.  Continuous, revolving drawbridges: the principles of their construction and the calculation of the strains in them. With more especial reference to the designing of continuous panel girders of this description. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1875. 8vo (24 cm; 8.5"). 54 pp., x leaves of plates (9 fold.). Illus.
$150.00
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A Well-Meaning but Not Very High-Rising MUSE
Hill, Elizabeth Chase.  Gleanings: Girlhood and womanhood. Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1887. 4to (19.2 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [2], 76, [2] pp.
$280.00

Washington, D.C.Life & Society, 1895
Hinman, Ida.  The Washington sketch book. A society souvenir. Containing over one hundred portraits of prominent people, and fifty views of public buildings and statues. Washington, DC: Hartman & Cadick, 1895. 4to (28.5 cm; 11.25"). 112 pp., [2 (ads) ff.
$75.00
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“A Remarkable[Climate/Environmental] Phenomenon
Hitchcock, Edward.  The coronation of winter: A discourse delivered at Amherst College and Mount Holyoke Seminary, soon after a remarkable glacial phenomenon, in the winter of 1845. Amherst: J.S. & C. Adams, Prs, 1845. 8vo. 24 pp.
$90.00
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College Sermons Presentation Copy
Hoffman, Charles Frederick.  Christ, the patron of all true education. New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co., 1893. 8vo. Frontis., [2], 209, [1] pp.
$100.00

Daughter of the Grey Bank & Son of the White Bank
Holmes, Mary Jane.  The Merivale banks. New York: G.W. Dillingham Co., copyright 1903. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). [1] f., frontis.,318 pp.
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Inscribed by Hoover
Hoover, J. Edgar.  Masters of deceit: The story of Communism in America and how to fight it. New York: Henry Holt, 1958. 8vo. x, 374 pp.
$250.00

Something Different fromthe Creator of Ruritania
Hope, Anthony, pseud.  Helena's path. New York: McClure Co., 1907. 8vo. Frontis., [6], 241, [1] pp.
$40.00
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CREE
Horden, John.  A grammar of the Cree language, as spoken by the Cree Indians of North America. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1881. 12mo (161 mm; 6.375"). viii, 238 pp.
$650.00
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Dartmouth's Laureate
Hovey, Richard.  Dartmouth lyrics. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., (copyright 1924). 8vo. xiv, 94 pp.
$65.00

A Plain, Straight-forward, Common Sense Book”
forAmbitious Young Americans
(How to Be Charming & Honest).  Anonymous.  The art of good behaviour, and letter writer on love, courtship, and marriage. New York: Huestis & Cozans, 1850. 16mo (11.7 cm, 4.6"). Col. frontis., 64, [2], [69]–128 pp.; 1 plt. (incl. in pagination).
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Whatever You Do, REMEMBER THE SALOON KEEPER isAfter Your Children
Hulbert, J.O.  Collection of temperance postcards. Hyde Park, NY: A.T. Cook, [ca. 1900]. Oblong postcard (8.8 cm, 3.5"). 20 cards.
$200.00
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If Only!
Hunt, Capt. E.B.   Union foundations: A study of American nationality as a fact of science. New York; London: D. Van Nostrand; Trübner & Co., 1863. 8vo. 61 pp.
$40.00

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