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Armstrong Binding Popular Illustrator The Horses Get the Last Word
MacGrath, Harold.  The man on the box. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., (1904). 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). Frontis., [12], 361, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
$80.00
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Kay's Improved & ENLARGED Edition of
theUniversal Receipt Book
  [A Best-Selling How-To Guide]
Mackenzie, Colin.   Mackenzie's in all the useful and domestic arts: Constituting a complete practical library ... A new American, from the latest London edition. With numerous and important additions generally; and the medical part carefully revised and adapted to the climate of the U. States; and also a new and most copious index. By an American physician. Philadelphia: James Kay, Jr. & Bro., and Pittsburgh: C.H. Kay & Co., (© 1829). 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). 456 pp.; illus.
$160.00
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Illustrated Theatre Edition
Maclaren, Ian (John Watson).  Beside the bonnie brier bush. New York: R.F. Fenno & Co., 1905. 8vo. Frontis., 258 pp.; 5 plts.
$85.00
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Scottish Philosophy w/Celtic Knotwork Gracing the Binding
Maclaren, Ian, (i.e., John Watson).  Our neighbours. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1903. 12mo. [8], 341, [1] pp.
$65.00
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They Had Their Problems Then, Too . . .
But Also, for the Moment, a Nice Little Surplus
Madison, James (President, 1809–17).  Message from the President of the United States, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the second session of the fourteenth congress. Washington: Pr. by William A. Davis, 1816. 8vo. 16 pp.
$100.00
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Sailing Around
(Maine). Duncan, Roger F. Eastward: A Maine cruise in a friendship sloop. Camden, ME: International Marine Publishing Company, 1976. 8vo. Illus.
$15.00

Marilyn Monroe'sLAST Posed Photo Session
Maloney, Tom, ed.  U.S. camera annual 1964. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, (copyright 1963). 8vo (29 cm, 11.4"). 231, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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For Fans ofPeppy Cars & Mexican Food
Manners, Marian.  Mexican dishes. Dishes of the dons. [Los Angeles], CA: Richfield Oil Co., © 1933. 12mo (15.1 cm, 5.9"). 24 pp.; illus.
$72.50
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The Philosophy of Science & Logic, or,
How Does “Thinking” Work?
Mansel, Henry Longueville.  Prolegomena logica: An inquiry into the psychological character of logical processes. Boston: Gould & Lincoln; New York: Sheldon & Co., 1860. 12mo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). 291, [1], [20 (adv.)] pp.
$140.00
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A Bargain”Mason & Webb
Mason, Lowell, & George James Webb.  The psaltery, a new collection of church music, consisting of psalm and hymn tunes, chants, and anthems.... Boston: Wilkins, Carter, & Co., [1848?]. Oblong 8vo. 352 pp. (lacking title-page & pp. 9/10).
$25.00
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Christian “Pearls” Set in Blue & Silver
McClure, James B., ed.  Pearls from many seas. Chicago: Rhodes & McClure Publishing Co., 1904. 8vo. Frontis., 528, [14] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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A Look at Life in Faraway China — Let's Say, 'how foon.'”
McCrady, Elizabeth F.  Ching Ling and Ting Ling. [New York]: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., © 1936. 4to (20.3 cm, 8"). [12 (incl. wrappers)] pp.; col. illus.
[SOLD]
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He's Just an Infernal Dude, Your Lordship, & I'll Throw Him in the River
if He Says aWord Too Much”
McCutcheon, George Barr.  Cowardice Court. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1906. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). [4], 140 pp.; 5 col. plts.
$45.00
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A Mash-up of AttitudesA Catalogue of Erotic Options
Member of the Royal Asiatic Society.  Marriage ceremonies & priapic rites in India & the East. No place: Privately Printed, 1909. Sq. 8vo. [1] f., 107, [1] pp., [1] f.
$50.00
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First First”
Memorial biographies of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.   Boston: Pub. by the Society, 1880. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.6"). 533 pp.
$100.00

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Colorful Carmen
Mérimée, Prosper.  Carmen. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1941. Folio (28.3 cm, 11.1"). 143, [1] pp.; col. illus.
[SOLD]
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If you don't mind those Chipped labels . . . QUITE Satisfactory!
Metastasio, Pietro.  Opere scelte di Pietro Metastasio. Drammi (vols. I, II, & 3); Azioni e feste teatrali; Opere sacre [,] poesie varie e traduzioni. Milan: Societa Tipografica de' Classici Italiani, 1820. 8vo. 5 vols. I: Frontis., LV, [1], 565, [3] pp. II: 642, [2] pp. III: 646, [2] pp. (lacking half-title). IV: 626, [2] pp. V: [4], 617, [11 (index)] pp.
$200.00
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A VERY PRETTY American Binding
Methodist Episcopal Church.  Hymns.  Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New York: Phillips & Hunt; Cincinnati: Walden & Stowe, 1882. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). viii, 775, [1] pp.
$125.00
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A Famous Designer's TRAVELOGUE ofHis TRIP TO CHINA in 1984
Miho, Jim.  Kromekote opens up a whole new world. [New York?, Cincinnati?]: Champion International Corp., [1985]. 32mo (near miniature: 10 cm; 3.9375"). [48] ff.
$175.00
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Her Affair with George Dillon in52 Sonnets
Millay, Edna St. Vincent.  Fatal interview. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1931. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.6"). x, [2], 52 pp.
[SOLD]
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Milton, Illustrated by Meninsky
Milton, John.  L'allegro [/] Il Penseroso. London: Allan Wingate, 1947. Folio (34 cm, 13.4"). 28, [2] pp.; illus.
$65.00
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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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First Peformed at Ludlow Castle 1634Comus with the Music
Milton, John, & Henry Lawes.  The masque of Comus. Cambridge: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at the University Press, 1954. 4to (26.6 cm, 10.4"). Frontis., [6], 3–57, [3], [12 (music)], [2] pp.; 5 plts.
$180.00
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A “Philadelphianum” (Published in Boston)
Mitchell, Silas Weir.  The hill of stones and other poems.  Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1883. 16mo. iv, 98 pp.
$75.00
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Three-pence.”
Moffat, the missionary.  London: Groombridge & Sons, 1854. 12mo. 48 pp.
$47.50
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Early American” for THIS Sort ofChess Book
Monroe, J.  Science and art of chess. New York: Charles Scribner; London: Sampson Low, Son & Co., 1859. 12mo (19 cm; 7.5"). 281 pp., illus.
$450.00
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AnEarly-20th-Century Edition of This Speller
Monroe, Lewis B. Practical speller. New York: American Book Co., (copyright 1903). 8vo. 172 pp.
$27.50
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Words for an Important Irish Poet
from anImportant Irish Press
Montague, John; & Liam Miller.  A tribute to Austin Clarke on his seventieth birthday 9 May 1966. [Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1966]. Tall 8vo. 27, [1] pp.
$25.00
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A Philadelphian's Privately Printed
Ghostly” Vision
Moore, Charles Leonard.  Ghost of Rosalys: a play.  Philadelphia: Pr. for the author (Times Printing House), 1900. 12mo. 174 pp.
$25.00
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A Very Autobiographical Comedy
Moore, George.  The coming of Gabrielle a comedy. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1921. 8vo (21 cm; 8.25"). 132, [1] pp.
$50.00
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Has There EVER Been an Edition That
WASN'T Got Up Prettily??
Moore, Thomas.  Lalla Rookh; an Oriental romance. New York: C.S. Francis & Co.; Boston: Joseph H. Francis, 1849. 12mo (19.8 cm, 7.6"). 278, [10 (adv.)] pp. (frontis. lacking).
$30.00
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Lalla Rookh, the Irish Melodies, & More
Moore, Thomas.  The poetical works of Thomas Moore including his melodies, ballads, etc. Paris: A. & W. Galignani, 1827. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.1"). Frontis., [4], vi, [2], xxii, 383, [1] pp.
$200.00
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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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Printing as an Art
Morison, Stanley.  The typographic arts: Two lectures. London: Theodore Brun Ltd., 1949. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.4"). [2], 106 pp.; 16 double-sided plts.
$100.00
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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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Inscribed by the Founder of theU.S. Church School Movement
Mühlenberg, William Augustus.  I would not live alway, and other pieces in verse by the same author. New York: Robert Craighead, 1860 (© 1859). 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.4"). 66, [2] pp.
$100.00
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Produced under the Supervision of
Bruce Rogers
Murdock, Harold. Earl Percy's dinner-table. Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1907. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). Frontis., [6], 77, [1] pp.
$105.00

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Chicanery & Deception
Myers, Robin, & M. Harris.  Fakes and frauds: Varieties of deception in print and manuscript. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2006. 12mo. xi, [1], 144 pp.
$39.95
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A Gathering ofLost Generation Writers
Neagoe, Peter, comp. & ed.  Americans abroad. The Hague: Servire Press, 1932.
$175.00
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BiblioLECHigh Spots
Newman, Ralph Geoffrey, & Glen Norman Wiche.  Great and good books: A bibliographical catalogue of the Limited Editions Club 1929–1985. Chicago: Ralph Geoffrey Newman, Inc., 1989. Folio. ix, [73] pp.; illus.
$95.00
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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 Pre-WWI SpyThriller/RomanceIllustratedIn a Signed Binding
Nicholson, Meredith.  The port of missing men. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., copyright 1907. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). Frontis., [10], 399, [5 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts.
$60.00
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This Songster Represents aWhole CATEGORY of Entertainment
Nichols, Emma J.  The Original Old Folks, Formerly Father Kemp’s Concert Book, containing the words of the pieces sung by the company, and also the songs of Emma J. Nichols. Boston: Stacy & Richardson, [ca. 1850–80]. 24mo (13 cm; 5"). 32 pp.
$135.00
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ROMANTICStyle & Story Illustration Suites in Two States
Nodier, Charles.  La légende de Soeur Béatrix. Paris: Librairie A. Rouquette, 1903. 4to (25 cm, 9.84"). [2] ff., 67, [1] pp.; [68] ff.
$975.00
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Presentation Copy from the Illustrator A Star-Studded Colophon
Novak, David Alan, comp. & ed.  The first one hundred years, 1892–1992. A keepsake volume for the centenary ofthe Rowfant Club. Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1992. 4to (26 cm; 10.25"). xii, 77 pp., illus.
$200.00
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