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A GALLERY OF BINDINGS, ca. 1830,  ff. 

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Jes' Looky Hyonder, Hey?
Riley, James Whitcomb.  Riley songs o'cheer. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., [1905]. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). 195, [1] pp.; illus.
$75.00
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Improved Taste of Modern Time MustQuestion the Crudities of Former Days”
Rocco, Sha [pseud. of Abisha Shumway Hudson].  The masculine cross and ancient sex worship. New York: Asa K. Butts & Co., 1874. 8vo (19 cm, 7.75"). 65, [7 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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Love & Honor in the REVOLUTION
Roe, Edward Payson.  Near to nature's heart. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., © 1876. 12mo. [4], [7]–556, [4 (adv.)] pp.
$75.00
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Bull Run     
Roe, Edward Payson. His sombre rivals. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., [1883]. 8vo. 487, [1] pp.
$50.00
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Oysters, from theGreat Domestic Science Instructor
Rorer, Mrs. S[arah] T[yson].  Fifteen new ways for oysters. Philadelphia: Arnold & Co. (pr. by George H. Buchanan & Co.), (copyright 1894). 16mo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). 27, [1] pp.
$125.00
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Moral Observations & Instructions” in aPretty Little Package
Sacred gift of devout & useful sayings. Boston: G. W. Cottrell, copyright 1851. Miniature (8 cm; 3.125"). 96 pp.
$100.00
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Isn't Rustlings in the Rockies” a GREAT Title??
Shields, G.O.  Rustlings in the Rockies: Hunting and fishing by mountain and stream. Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1883. 8vo. Frontis., xvi (vii/viii bound in after xvi),9–306, [6 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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The Catholic Church & Its Dissenters
Shoberl, Frederic.  Persecutions of popery: historical narratives of the most remarkable persecutions occasioned by the intolerance of the Church of Rome. London: Richard Bentley, 1844. 8vo. 2 vols. I: [1] f., xvi, 349 pp. II: [3] ff., 393 pp.
$225.00
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Eleven Short Stories
Smith, Francis Hopkinson.  The other fellow. Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. (pr. by the Riverside Press), 1899. 8vo. Frontis., [10], 218, [2] pp.; 7 plts.
$85.00

An Elegant Book
Smith, Francis Hopkinson.   The tides of Barnegat. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. 8vo. vi, [2], 422 pp.; 12 plts.
$60.00

The Best-KnownShort Story in English Literature?
Stockton, Frank Richard.  The lady, or the tiger? and other stories. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). [4], 201, [9 (adv.)] pp.
$300.00
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Avant-Garde Short Stories Cutting-Edge Criticism
Stone, Herbert Stuart, ed.  Essays from the Chap-Book being a miscellany of curious and interesting tales, histories, &c.; newly composed by many celebrated writers and very delightful to read. [and] New stories from the Chap-Book being a miscellany of curious and interesting tales, histories, &c.; newly composed by many celebrated writers and very delightful to read. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone & Co., 1896 & 1898. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). I: vi, [2], [5]–262, [19 (adv.)] pp. II: [6], 260, [2] pp.
$150.00
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Establishing Quality, Affordable, Modern Education forWOMEN
Stow, Sarah D. Locke.  History of Mount Holyoke Seminary, South Hadley, Mass. during its first half century, 1837–1887. [South Hadley, MA]: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1887. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.375"). xi, [1], 372 pp.; illus., 17 plates.
$78.50
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Introduction to theStudy of Modern History
Sullivan, William.  Historical causes and effects from the fall of the Roman empire, 476, to the reformation, 1517. Boston: James B. Dow, 1838. 12mo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). viii, 615, [1 (blank)] pp.
$200.00
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A SERIES OF SURTEES —

An Enduring Figure ofEnglish Comic Literature
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Handley Cross; or, Mr. Jorrocks's hunt. London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). xiii, [3], 578 pp.; 17 col. plts., 31 plts.
$100.00
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The Thrill of the ChaseIllustrated by Phiz
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Hawbuck Grange.  London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). [14], 265, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.; 13 plts.
$125.00
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Chasing afterFoxes & Fortunes: 13 Hand-Colored Plates
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Mr. Sponge's sporting tour. London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). [2], x, [2], 450 pp.; 13 col. plts., 30 plts.
$125.00

Social Satire at Brighton: Illustrated by Leech
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Plain or ringlets?  London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). x, [4], 398 pp.; 12 col. plts., 8 plts.
$125.00
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The House of the Walderings
Tautphoeus, Jemima Montgomery, Baroness.  At odds. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1897. 8vo (18.4 cm; 7.5"). 473, [6 (ads)] pp.
$22.50
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The La Crosse Morning Leader's Leader Speaks
Taylor, Lute A.  Lute Taylor's chip basket; being choice selections from the lectures, essays, addresses, editorials, and public and social correspondence. Hudson, WI: Star & Times Printing House, 1874. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., 218 pp.
$40.00
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The Adventure Starts atHarvard
Then Boards a Train & Heads West
Thanet, Octave [pseud. of Alice French].  The lion's share. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., © 1907. 8vo. [8], 376 pp.; 6 plts.
$65.00
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Humor, Pathos, Redemption & Local MID-WEST Color
Thanet, Octave (i.e., Alice French).  The missionary sheriff; being incidents in the life of a plain man who tried to do his duty. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1897. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). [3] ff., 248 pp., frontis., 14 plates.
$45.00
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Angels & Allegories forChildren
Todd, John.  The angel of the iceberg: and other stories, illustrating great moral truths. Northampton: Bridgman & Childs; New York: Sheldon & Co.; Philadelphia: E.H. Butler & Co., 1859. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). 376 pp.; 2 plts.
$55.00
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Juvenile AdventuresDecorative Binding
Trowbridge, John T.  A pair of madcaps. Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1909. Sm. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). Frontis., [3]–359, [9] pp.; 7 plts.
$40.00
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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

ANOTHER KIND ofStudent Social Activism” @ Berkeley
Hey, Gang!  Let's Build a Fountain!
University of California magazine.  Under the Berkeley Oaks. Stories by students of the University of California; selected and edited by the editorial staff of the University of California magazine. San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1901, ©1900. 12mo (19 cm, 7.25"). Frontis., [2] ff., 227, [1] pp.
$110.00
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The JOYS of Hard Work in aDeluxe Edition
Van Dyke, Henry.  The toiling of Felix. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). [6], 70 pp.; 4 col. plts. (incl. in pagination).
$100.00
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APITTSBURGH Woman's Poetry
Wade, A. Annie Rogers.  The poetical works of A. Annie Wade. Allegheny, PA: [Privately printed], 1895. 8vo. Frontis., 227 pp.
$150.00
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Romantic Moonlit Cloth Binding
Weyman, Stanley J.  Sophia: A romance. New York: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.5"). viii, [2], 345, [25 (adv.)] pp.; 12 plts.
$35.00
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One of the Best “Bad Poets” of the 19th Century
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler.  Maurine. Chicago: W.B. Conkey Co., (1901). 8vo. Three frontis., 222 pp., 26 plts.
$25.00
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"Simple Pleasures"
Wildman, H.B. Lays from the glen. Or, musings of leisure hours. New York: Pudney & Russell, 1855. 12mo. viii, [4], 9-144 pp.
$56.00
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The Unlucky Man, the Christmas Sing, & the Friend of Cats
Wilkins, Mary.  The people of our neighborhood. Philadelphia: Curtis Pub. Co.; New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., (1898). 32mo (15.2 cm; 6"). viii, 161, [1] pp.
$45.00
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Kneel Side by Side”
Wise, Daniel.  Bridal greetings: A marriage gift,  in which the mutual duties of husband and wife are familiarly illustrated and enforced. New York: Carlton & Phillips, 1852. 16mo. Frontis., 160 pp.
$42.50
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Decorative Designers Binding Norwegian Children's LiteratureEnglished”
Zwilgmeyer, Dikken, & Emilie Poulsson, translator.  Four cousins. Boston: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Co., ©1923. Sm. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., 286 pp. (pp. 129–44 lacking, pp. 145–60 duplicated); 6 col. plts.
$40.00
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