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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.
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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.
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A Lotta Dowry 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.
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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.
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COLORFUL Engravings & (Sometimes!)COLORFULVerses
(e.g., “I had a little husband . . . ”)
(Nursery Rhymes).   Bysh's edition of nursery rhymes. Embellished with eight coloured engravings. London: Pr. by T. Richardson for J. Bysh, [ca. 1825]. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.7"). 36 pp.; 6 col. plts.
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This Old Woman” Has aMIGHTY VIOLENT Turn of Mind!
The old woman and her pig.  [New-York: McLoughlin Bros., 1890?]. Small 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.75"). [6] ff. (incl. boards); illus.
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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.
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The Folly of a Vain DollWith Hand-Colored Cruikshank Plates
Pardoe, Julia; George Cruikshank, illus.  Lady Arabella: Or the adventures of a doll. London: Kerby & Son, [1856]. Sm. 8vo (17.6 cm, 6.92"). [2], 88, [4 (adv.)] pp.; 4 col. plts.
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Wonder Turners” for Everyone
Paris, John Ayrton.  Philosophy in sport made science in earnest; being an attempt to illustrate the first principles of natural philosophy by the aid of popular toys and sports. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1827 [Brattleboro, VT: Optical Toys, 1995]. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6.02"). 28 pp. (incl. pr. wrappers).
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Sirs Substantive & Pronoun, Corporal Syllable,
& of Course Captain Word
. . .
[Peacock, Thomas Love].  Sir Hornbook, or, Childe Launcelot's expedition. A grammatico-allegorical ballad. London: Joseph Cundall, 1843. 16mo (16 cm, 6.125"). 28, 3, [5] pp.; 8 col. plts.
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Popular CONDUCT Book for FRENCH SchoolchildrenScarce Printing
Pibrac, Guy du Faur, seigneur de.   La civilité puerile et honneste pour l'instruction des enfans. Troyes: Jean Garnier, [ca. 1750]. 16mo (16 cm, 6.29"). 87, [1], 8 pp.
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In a Wonderful, COLORFUL Slipcase withEmbossed & Chromolithographed Onlays
Picture books for little children. London: Religious Tract Society, 56, Paternoster Row, 65, St. Paul's Churchyard, and 164, Piccadilly, [ca. 1865]. 16mo (15 cm, 6"). 12 vols. Each volume 12 pp.
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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.
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Mini” Natural History Chapbook
Pretty rhymes about birds and animals for little boys and girls.  New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, [ca. 1860]. Miniature (7.8 cm, 3"). 8 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.
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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.

“A Faint Heart Never Won a Fair Lady”
Proverbs of Little Solomon. Containing entertaining stories...  Edinburgh: Published by Oliver & Boyd, Netherbow, [1808–09]. 48mo (10.3 cm, 4"). [32] pp. (including wrappers); illus.
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