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Stick, Stick, Beat Dog”
The old woman and her pig.  [New-York: McLoughlin Bros., 1890?]. Smalll 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.75"). [6] ff. (incl. boards); illus.
$90.00
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The Venerable HistoryCOMPLETE
(OXFORD).  Peshall (or Pechell), John.  The history of the University of Oxford, to the death of William the Conqueror. Oxford: 1772. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). [2], 32, [6] pp. [with his] The history of the University of Oxford, from the death of William the Conqueror, to the demise of Queen Elizabeth. Oxford: Pr. by W. Jackson & J. Lister for J. & F. Rivington, 1773. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [4], 264, [2] pp.
$2000.00
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STORY Told inProse & Verse
“Parley, Peter.”  Peter Parley's story of the bird's nest. Boston: S.G. Goodrich & Co., (copyright 1829). Square 12mo (13.4 cm, 5.25"). 16 pp.; 1 plt.
$325.00
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A Hand-ColoredCINDERELLA from Wm. Raine of Baltimore
Perrault, Charles.  Cinderella, or the little glass slipper. Baltimore: William Raine, [ca. 1842]. 12mo (17.9 cm, 7"). [12] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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TONGUE FUN!
Peter Piper's practical principles of plain and perfect pronunciation.  London: Grant & Griffith, [ca. 1843-56?]. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 32, [3 (ads)], [1 (blank)] pp.; color illus.
$675.00
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Little Boys Should not Meddle with Guns”
Picket, Albert.  A picture book for little children. Philadelphia: Kimber & Conrad, no date (1812?). Narrow 24mo (14 x 6.5 cm; 5.5" x 2.5"). [12] ff., illus.
$165.00
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Common Author / Uncommon Title
Pilkington, Mrs. (Mary).  Confidence in parents, the only security for happiness; or, The misery that is certain to attend deceit. New Haven: From Sidney's Press, 1817 [i.e., 1818]. 24mo (14 cm; 5.5") 46, [2] pp.
$97.50

Classic Artwork from aCelebrated Illustrator
Pilon, Edmond, ed.; Kay Nielsen, illus.  A l'est du soleil et a l'ouest de la lune. Contes anciens du nord. Paris: H. Piazza (pr. by Jacoub, Aulard, & Cie.), [colophon: 1919]. Folio (30.6 cm, 12.1"). ix, [1], 125, [1] pp.; 24 col. plts.
$850.00
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Hospital Reform forthe Benefit of Orphans
Portugal.  Sovereign (1750–77, Joseph).  [begins] Eu el rey. Faço saber aos que este Alvará virem: Que sendo o decurso dos tempos sujeito as grandes alterações, que vem a fazer necessarias muitas novas, e antes não cogitadas providencias ... Havendo sido util, e louvavelmente erigido o Hospital dos Expostos da Cidade de Lisboa.... [Lisbon]: Na Regia Officina Typografica., 1775. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). 7, [1 (blank)] pp.
$475.00
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“The Ounce Is a Fierce Creature”
(Primer).  The New-York preceptor, or, third book. New-York / Baltimore: Samuel Wood & Sons / Samuel S. Wood & Co., (copyright 1822/23). 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). 68 pp.; illus.
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From aSuccessful & Insightful Indian Civil Servant
Prinsep, Henry Thoby.  The India question in 1853. London: William H. Allen & Co., 1853. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). [2], 111, [1 (blank)] pp.
$350.00
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Dutch Prize
Propertius, Sextus.  Sex. Aurelii Propertii elegiarum libri IV. Trajecti ad Rhenum: Barth. Wild, 1780. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). [10], xiv, [2], 990 (i.e., 996; pagination repeats 627–32), [2] pp.
$450.00

Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, Crabs, & Even Fishes
Ramble, Robert [pseud. of John Frost].  The book of fishes. By Robert Ramble. Philadelphia: James Crissy, 1845. Sq. 16mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). vi, 7-143, [1] pp., 41 plates (included in pagination); illus.
$750.00
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Eight Bright, High-Quality, Hand-ColoredLITHOGRAPHS
Ribelle, Charles de [pseud. of Rigaud, Jean-Baptiste-Amable]; Charles Vallet, illus.  Les récits amusants. Album de la jeunesse et du foyer. Paris: Amable Rigaud (pr. by Morris et Compagnie), 1860. Large 8vo (27.6 cm, 10.8"). [4], 91, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.
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Little Orphant Annie's Come to Our House to Stay”
Riley, James Whitcomb; Ethel Franklin Betts, illus.  The Orphant Annie book. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., (copyright 1908). 4to (29.4 cm, 11.6"). [30] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$125.00
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Catholic Catechism inAZTEC First EditionInteresting Binding
Ripalda, Gerónimo.  Catecismo mexicano. Mexico: Impr. de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1758. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [17] ff., 170 pp., [1] f.
$5000.00
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Scots AntiquarianismILLUSTRATED
Ritson, Joseph, ed.  The Caledonian muse: A chronological selection of Scotish poetry from the earliest times. London: Robert Triphook, 1821. 8vo. Frontis., iv, 232 pp.
$275.00
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First on Several Fronts
Rojanovsky, Fedor [Feodor], illus.; Esther Averill & Lila Stanley, eds.  Daniel Boone. Paris: Domino Press, 1931. Folio (36.5 cm, 14.4"). [16] pp.; col. illus.
$325.00
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The Crafty (that would be, FOXY!) Courtier Illustrated
[Roman du Renard].  Les intrigues du cabinet des rats, apologue national, destiné à l'instruction de la jeunesse, & à l'amusement des vieillards. Paris: Chez le Roi & la veuve Marchand, 1788. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). Frontis., iv, 148 pp.; illus.
$675.00
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Give EachDOG His Due”
[Roscoe, William].  The council of dogs. Illustrated with suitable engravings. Philadelphia: Brown & Merritt for Johnson & Warner, 1809 [i.e., 1821]. Square 8vo (13.1 cm, 5.2"). 16 pp.; 8 plts.
$500.00
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Father ofPediatric Medicine
Rosén von Rosenstein, Nils.  Des Herrn Nils Rosén von Rosenstein ... Anweisung zur Kenntniss und Cur der Kinderkrankheiten. Göttingen und Gotha : Bey Johann Christian Dieterich, 1768. 8vo (17.7 cm; 7"). [8] ff., 541 (i.e., 539 ), [1] pp., [7] ff.
$600.00
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Catalogue of His Own CollectionEarly American Children's Books
Rosenbach, A.S.W.  Early American children's books.  Portland, ME: Southworth Press, 1933. Stout 4to (27 cm; 10.625"). lix, 354 pp., [86] leaves of plates; facsims. (some col.).
$575.00
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Perishable Press: Marking the Occasion
Rothenberg, Jerome.  B • R • M • TZ • V • H.   Mount Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1979. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [8] pp.
$75.00
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I Made Them Learn Some Songs to Sing to Their Own Dancing”
Ruskin, John.  Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs. [William] Cowper [later Cowper-Temple]. Winnington Hall, Northwich, Cheshire: [ca. 12 December 1864]. 12mo (20 x 12.5cm; 7.875" x 4.875:). 3 pp.
$1800.00
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Mid-19th-Century Music forthe Young
Russell, Benjamin A., & Charles Walton Sanders.  The robin red breast; a new juvenile singing book. New York: Ivison & Phinney; Chicago: S.C. Griggs & Co.; Buffalo: Phinney & Co.; et al., 1855. Oblong 8vo. 199, [1] pp.
$75.00
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Not All the Stories Have Happy Endings
The sailor boy and other stories.  New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1855. Near miniature (9.8 cm, 3.875"). 16 pp.; illus.
$125.00
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ENJOYABLE Dictionaries for Adults & Children
(Saleman’s Sample Book).  Lewis, William Dodge, ed.  The new Winston simplified dictionary and reference library. Philadelphia: Universal Book & Bible House, copyright 1937. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.9"). Frontis., [approx. 145] pp.; 25 plts. [with] Brown, Thomas Kite, Jr., ed. The new Winston simplified dictionary for young people. Philadelphia: Universal Book & Bible House, 1937. Frontis., [approx. 126] pp.; 20 plts.
$150.00

Canandaigua Imprint
Sampson, Ezra.  The brief remarker on the ways of man. Or compendious dissertations, respecting social and domestic relations and concerns, and the various economy of life; designed for, and adapted to,the use of American academies and common schools. Canandaigua, N.Y.: Pr. by J.D. Bemis & Co., 1821. 12mo. 264 pp.
$65.00

Around the World with Grossonkel12 Hand-Colored Copperplate Images
Schartmann, Carl.  Zehn Winterabende oder Erzählungen eines Grossonkels aus der Natur, Länder, und Völkerkunde. Ein Bilderbuch den lieben Kindern gewidmet. Berlin: L.W. Krause, [1833]. 8vo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). Frontis., engr. t.-p., 69, [3] pp.; 10 col. plts.
$875.00
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Not got a Bible!?!
Sherwood, [Mary Martha].  History of Emily and her brothers. By Mrs. Sherwood. Hartford: G. Goodwin & Sons, 1822. 12mo (13 cm, 5.125"). 22 pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Lessons for Little Boys
Sherwood, Mary Martha.  Master Henry's visit at Mrs. Green's, and his return. Troy, NY: Merriam & Moore, [1851 or 1852?]. 12mo (14.9 cm, 5.9"). 24 pp.; illus.
$185.00
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“A Youth of Folly Breeds an Age of Care”
The sister's gift; or, The bad boy reformed.   Published for the advantage of the rising generation. York: Printed by James Kendrew, Colliergate, 1826. 48mo (10 cm, 3.875"). 31, [1] pp.; illus.
$150.00

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