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A Game with Forfeits, a Dictator, & Mirth
(Illustrated Rhyming Game).  The gaping, wide-mouthed, waddling frog: A new and entertaining game of questions and commands with proper directions for playing the game and crying forfeits: Embellished with thirteen coloured engravings. [London]: Republished by Field & Tuer, 1887. Small 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [4], iv, [7]-29, [2] pp., [4 (ads)] ff.; [1] plt., col. illus.
$145.00
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Children, THANKSGIVING, Glad Times!!
Irish, Marie, & Lenore K. Dolan.  The glad time Thanksgiving book. Syracuse, NY: Willis N. Bugbee Co., © 1932. 12mo. 100 pp.
$40.00
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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.
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One of theFirst Two Books Printed at ETON
John, Mauropus, Metropolitan of Euchaita (active 11th century).   Joannis Metropolitani Euchaitensis versus iambici in principalium festorum pictas in tabulis historias atq[ue] alia varia compositi. Etonae: In Collegio Regali, excudebat [M. Bradwood for] Ioannes Norton, in Gr[a]ecis, &c. regius typographus, 1610. 4to (22.8 cm; 9"). [4] ff., 73, [1] pp., [4] ff.
$3500.00
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Signed Binding on aReward Volume from a Teacher
Johnny and Maggie, and other stories.  Boston: Crosby, Nichols, & Co., [1852–60?]. 16mo (15.3 cm; 6"). 48, 14 pp. (publisher's catalogue).
$42.50
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A Present for the Students of “the English Mezzofanti”
Juvenal, & Persius.  Decii Junii Juvenalis aquinatis satirae decem et sex[.] Auli Persii Flacci satirae sex. Londini: [colophon: Excudebat Carolus Whittingham], 1845. 4to (28.3 cm, 11.125"). [99] ff.
$200.00
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EducatingGerman-American Boys & Girls in 1809
Kleine Erzählungen über ein Buch mit Kupfern: oder Leicht Geschichte für Kinder. Philadelphia: Gedruckt [beyJacob Meyer] für Johnson und Warner, 1809. 24mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [22] ff., illus.
$475.00
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One Year's Worth ofWell-Spent Half Hours
Knight, Charles.  Half-hours with the best authors. [London: Charles Knight, 1847–48]. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). 4 vols. in 2. I: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp. II: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 316 pp.
$175.00
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Marco Polo's TRAVELS, Adapted for 19th-Century Youth, by a
Court-Martialed Reporter
Knox, Thomas Wallace.  The travels of Marco Polo for boys and girls with explanatory notes and comments. New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons (pr. by Knickerbocker Press), 1885. 4to (23.2 cm, 9.125"). Frontis., xviii, 530 pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Women Gone WEST . . . Now ca. 170 Years Ago
Ladies' Society for the Promotion of Education at the West.   First annual report.  Boston: Well-Spring Press, A.J. Wright, printer, 1847. 8vo. 38 pp.
$145.00
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The ESSAYS that Made Lamb's Reputation1st U.S. Edition
Lamb, Charles.  Elia. Essays which have appeared under that signature in the London Magazine. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Carey (pr. by Mifflin & Parry, and J.R.A. Skerrett), 1828. 12mo (I: 18.4 cm, 7.25", II: 16.8cm, 6.6"). 2 vols. I: 292 pp. II: 230 pp. (both vols. without ads.).
$1000.00
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A Concise Overview for aVery Special Student Subset
Le Blond, Guillaume.  Abregé de geometrie à l'usage des pages de la Grande Ecurie du Roy. Où l'on donne ce qui est le plus nécessaire pour entrer dans l'étude des fortifications. Paris: Joseph Bullot & Jombert, 1737. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [4], 162, [6] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
$450.00
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and observations topographical, physical, mathematical, mechanical, natural, civil, and ecclesiastical. Made in a late journey through the Empire of China, and published in several letters. Particularly upon the Chinese pottery and varnishing; the silk and other manufactures; the pearl fishing; the history of plants and animals. Description of their cities and publick works; number of people, their language, manners and commerce; their habits, oeconomy, and government. The philosophy of Confucius. The state of Christianity, with many other curious and useful remarks. London: Pr. for Benj. Toke & Sam. Buckley, 1697. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [12] ff., 527 [i.e., 543], [1] pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plt. (2 fold.), fold. table.
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A Very Large University BroadsidePrinted on SILK
Linares Montefrio y Martinez, Evaristo.  Broadside. Begins, Excmo. domino ac semper domino meo, D. Josepho Moñino, comiti de Florida Blanca ... Exoptat hihi iam diu illuxit dies ... quo publicum oc non tantum mei in studiies, profectus, verum etiam grati animi significationes testimonium exhiberem. Toleti [i.e., Toledo]: apud Nicolaum de Almanzano, typographum universitatis, 1782. Folio (76 x 57 cm, 31" x 22.5" ). [1] p.
$5500.00
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Still Thoughtful Still Thought-Provoking
Lippman, Walter.  The scholar in a troubled world. An address delivered as the Phi Beta Kappa oration at the commencement exercises of Columbia University May 31, 1932. New York: Press of the Wooly Whale, 1932. 8vo. [40] pp.
$25.00
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She's Lost Her Petticoats . . . *&* Her Identity!
The little woman and the pedlar.   [London: No publisher, ca. 1830–35].  16mo (16.4 cm, 6.375"). 16 pp.; 8 col. plts.
$150.00
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NO CRIES Are Sure of Such Renown, as Those of
Famous London Town”
London cries for children.  Philadelphia: Johnson & Warner (pr. by John Bouvier), 1810. 24mo (14 cm, 5.5"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 40 pp.; illus.
$400.00
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Chapbook Play for Child Actors
Lund, John; Joshua Booth, attrib. author; Thomas Bewick, illus.   Ducks and green peas; or, the Newcastle rider. A farce in one act. Alnwick [England]: Pr. ... by W. Davison, 1827. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.375"). [1–2], 3–34 pp.
$135.00
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Scholarly Highlights of Southern Germany, Plus
Great Universities of Medieval Europe
Mabillon, Jean; & Jean de Launoy.  ... Iter Germanicum et Io. Launoii De scholis celebribus a Carolo M. et post Carolum M. in Occidente instauratis liber.... Hamburgi: Christiani Liebezeit, 1717. 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). Frontis., [22], 103, [1], 507, [5] pp.
$900.00
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Al-fred Was a Kind Heart-ed Boy: He Ne-ver
Play-ed With Naugh-ty Chil-dren”
Mamma's gift, or pretty tales and pretty pictures for good children... Embellished with coloured engravings. London: Published by D. Carvalho, [ca. 1833–35?]. 12mo (17.5 cm, 7"). [8] ff.; illus.
$750.00
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The National Tournament inHealth Knighthood (1919)
Minnesota Public Health Association (1914–52).  Field of the cloth of gold. Book of instructions for conducting the Minnesota division of the national tournament in health knighthood, February 9th to May 24th, 1919. St. Paul: Printed by Minnesota Public Health Association, 1919. 8vo. 12 pp.
$35.00
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The More Things Change . . .
( . . . The More They Stay the Same).  Report of the speeches delivered at the public meeting of the inhabitants of Edinburgh opposed to the government scheme of education, held in the Music Hall, on Wednesday evening the 31st March 1847. Edinburgh: Grant & Taylor, 1847. 8vo. 34 pp.
$90.00
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He Did Not Use His Apprentices Ill, Because He Knew
He Had Himself a Master in Heaven”
More, Hannah.  The history of the two shoemakers. Philadelphia: Pr. by Jacob Meyer for Johnson & Warner, 1811. 24mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). 107, [1] pp.; illus.
$350.00
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Daffy-Down-Dilly, Mary & Her Lamb, &c.
[Mother Goose].  Queen of hearts and other rhymes. New York: Samuel Gabriel Sons & Co., [ca. 1910]. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). [12 (incl. wrappers)] pp.; col. illus.
$65.00
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School Text 1791Muretus” a
  MODEL  for Students
Muret, Marc Antoine.  Orationes, et epistolae...ad usum scolarum selectae.... Venetiis: Apud Josephum Orlandelli, 1791. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). 2 vols. I: xv, 359, [1] pp. II: 328 pp.
$600.00

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Saving the Souls of the Rich viaCHARITY
Nelson, Robert.  An address to persons of quality and estate ... To which is added, an appendix of some original and valuable papers. [with another related title, as below]. London: A. & G. Way, prs., 1715. 8vo (21.9 cm, 8.6"). Frontis., xxxi, [1], 267, [1], 55, [7] pp. [with] A poem in memory of Robert Nelson Esquire. London: Pr. by Geo. James for Richard Smith, at Bishop Beveridge’s-Head, 1715. 8vo. 21, [3] pp.
$675.00
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Dime Novel: Secret Service
New York Detective, A.  The Bradys and the girl smuggler, or working for the custom house, and other stories. New York: Frank Tousey, 1914. Folio. 30, [2 (adv.)] pp.
$45.00
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Dime Novel:  A Yachting Yarn
New York Detective, A.  The Bradys on deck or, the mystery of the private yacht. New York: Frank Tousey, 1914. Folio. 30, [2 (adv.)] pp.
$45.00
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A Lotta Moneyon the Line
(Niños Expósitos).  Arias de Saavedra, Francisco.  Manifestacion de los derechos de la menor dona Grimaneza de la Puente en el juicio que en segunda instancia; ha promovido en esta real audiencia, con el Señor Marques de Corpa oydor de ella: sobre el entero de la dote de la Marquesa de la Puente su hija finada, para que se reforme la sentencia de vista declaratoria de la simulacion del instrumento dotal. Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos, 1793. Small 4to (21 cm; 8.25"). [3] ff., 175, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (errata)] f.
$475.00
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I Now Write Only to Those of the Learned Order”
Norris, John.  Treatises upon several subjects, formerly printed singly, now collected into one volume. London: Printed for S. Manship at the Ship near the Royal-Exchange in Cornhill, 1697. 8vo (19.2 cm; 7.625"). [16], 448, 443–506 pp.
$650.00
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Illustrated Fables byOne of Thomas Bewick's FAVORITE Pupils
Northcote, James; William Harvey, engr.; William Hazlitt.   One hundred fables, original and selected. London: George Lawford (pr. by J. Johnson), 1828. 4to (25.3 cm, 10"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [6], iii, [1], 272 pp.; illus. II: lx, 248 pp.; illus. [with] Northcote, James; William Harvey, engr.; Edmund Southey Rogers, ed. Fables, original and selected. Second series. London: John Murray (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1833.
$600.00
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