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“A Surprising Narrative” Set in NYC
“Old Sleuth” [pseud. of Harlan Page Halsey].  Carrol Moore; or how he became a detective. New York: J.S. Ogilvie, © 1897. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). 89, [11 (adv.)] pp.
$65.00
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Experiments in Printing Subtlety from the Perishable Press
Oppen, George.  Alpine. Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press, 1969. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.7"). [16] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Well-Edited & Well-Produced
Otway, Thomas. The complete works.... Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1926. Folio. 3 vols.
$250.00
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The Island of Boriquen
Oviedo y Valdes, Gonzalo Fernandez de.  The conquest and settlement of the island of Boriquen or Puerto Rico. Avon, CT: Stinehour Press for the Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo. xxviii, [2], 143, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts., illus.
$100.00
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Virginia Love Story / Margaret Armstrong Binding
Page, Thomas Nelson.  The old gentleman of the Black Stock. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.3"). viii, [4], 169, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$80.00
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Spenser Susan Hawk Trouble
Parker, Robert B. The Catskill eagle: A Spenser novel. [New York]: Delacorte Press Seymour Lawrence, (1985). 8vo. 311 pp.
$25.00

A Pretty Way toEncounter This Tale
Pater, Walter, trans.  The story of Cupid and Psyche done out of the Latin of Apuleius. New York: Platt & Peck Co., [ca. 1914]. 12mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). Frontis., [2], 107, [1] pp.
$50.00
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A Treasure Trove of InformationHistorical *&* CommercialBATH, 1884
Peach, R. E.  Historic houses In Bath and their associations. [Second Series]. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; & Bath: R. E. Peach, 1884. Square 4to (22 cm; 8.75"). Frontis., [2] ff., 158 pp., [11 (ads)] ff.
$45.00
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MYSTIC or Pragmatic Wife?
Pérez Galdós, Benito.  La loca de la casa, comedia en cuatro actos. Madrid: Imprenta de la Guirnalda, 1893. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.15"). [8], 294 pp.
$100.00
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In the Dew of Time”
Perishable Press.  Broadside, begins: “Warning! Oh yes you can too do it & whoumzoevber sed not is full of snot ... ” [Mt. Horeb, WI: Perishable Press], 1980. 8vo (27 x 19 cm.; 10.5" x 7.25"). 1 p.
$125.00
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PETRARCH's Letters to Friends An AMERBACH Incunable Leaf
Petrarca, Francesco.  Opera latina. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1496. Folio (28.5 x 20 cm; 11.5" x 8"). 1 leaf.
[SOLD]
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FALLS fromVermont to Hawaii
Pfahl, John.  Waterfall. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, [2000]. Oblong 8vo (12 cm, 4.75"). [36] pp., [1 (laid-in)] f.; illus.
$125.00
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Pleasant Thoughts onCongenial Spirits
The Philipena, or friendship's token: A present for all seasons. Boston: G.W. Cottrell & Co.; New York: T.W. Strong, [1848]. 16mo. Col. frontis., 126 pp.
$75.00
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PhiladelphiaPoets, Playwrights, & Publishers BEWARE
Pindar, Jr., Peter [pseud. of Nathaniel Chapman Freeman].   Parnassus in Philadelphia.  A satire by Peter Pindar, Jr. Philadelphia: [Privately Printed], 1854. 12mo. 58 pp.
$250.00
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Printed in Black & RED Woodcut Initials PLANTIN LEAVES
(Plantin Press).   Offered are a small selection of very attractive leaves from a sadly incomplete and imperfectly identified Roman Missal printed at Christopher Plantin's press in Antwerp, circa 1570. All leaves are 8vo, measuring approximately 197 x 142 mm or 7 3/4" x 5 3/8" (h x w), and each page is printed in double-column format, in black ink with some words or lines in red; amount of printing in red varies from page to page.
Each: $30.00
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SPECIAL EFFECTS!  A BALLOON ASCENSION!!
Playbill.  18 December 1783, Drury-Lane. The Gamester (Edward Moore) [Sixth time; ending with a new comic ballet by Mr. and Miss Hamoir] with Who's the Dupe? (Hannah Cowley). London: 1783.
$100.00
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Robin Hood, Poney Races, All the World's a Stage
Playbill.  [broadside, begins] Eleventh Night ... Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, this present Wednesday, May 19, 1784, will be performed a new comic opera, called Robin Hood; or, Sherwood Forest ... [London: No publisher/printer, 1784]. Tall 8vo (25.5 cm; 10.25"). [1] p.
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Robin Hood MeetsAdelaide of Brabant
Playbill.  [broadside, begins] Ninth Night. Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, this present Thursday, May 13, 1784, will be performed a new comic opera, called Robin Hood; or, Sherwood Forest ... [London: No publisher/printer, 1784]. Tall 8vo (25.5 cm; 10.25"). [1] p.
$100.00
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Honey Moon-ing PLUS aFamous “Brazilian Monkey”
Playbill.  Boadside. Begins: “Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden. This present Friday, Nov. 11, 1825, will be acted the comedy of The Honey Moon.” London: W. Reynolds, [1825]. Folio (34.8 cm, 13.7"). [1] f.
$100.00
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Two Seasonal Spectacles at the Theatre Royal
  SPECIAL EFFECTS 1829
Playbill.  Broadside. Begins: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. This evening, Monday, December 28, 1829, His Majesty's Servants will act the tragedy of King Richard III. [London]: Pr. by J. Tabby, [1829]. Folio (34.5 cm, 13.5"). [2] ff.
$125.00
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HamletStarring One of the Great Shakespearean Actors of the Day
Playbill.  Boadside. Begins: “Theatre Royal, Drury Lane ... To-morrow, THURSDAY, October 21, 1830, Their Majesties Servants will act Shakspeare's tragedy of Hamlet.” London: J. Tabby, [1830]. Folio (34 cm, 13.4"). [1] f.
$100.00
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Philadelphia's Mad Men1956!
Poor Richard Club (Philadelphia).  The Poor Richard Club roster. Its aims and purposes, officers, directors, members. August 1[,] 1957. Philadelphia: 1957. 8vo. Frontis., 74 pp.
$45.00
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Exceptionally Nice ConditionA Good Exemplar
Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A.  The Church almanac for the year of our Lord 1854. New York: The Protestant Episcopal Tract Society (Van Norden & Amerman, printers), [1853]. 12mo. 48 pp., plus wrappers.
$27.50
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Illustrations byDULAC
Pushkin, Alexander.  The golden cockerel. New York: The Limited Editions Club, n.d. [1950]. Folio. [4], 41, [3] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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Enchanting19th-Century Reminiscences of the ROSE
 The Queen of flowers: or, Memoirs of the rose. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. 24mo (14.2 cm, 5.6"). viii, [13]–219 pp., 3 col. plts. Lacks frontis.
$60.00
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Oh, C'mon . . . ”
(As He Might Have Put It)
Quincy, Josiah.  [drop-title] Speech of Josiah Quincey [sic], Representative in Congress for the state of Massachusetts, on the joint resolution approving of the conduct of the executive of the United States, in relation to the refusal to receive any farther communication from the British Minister, 28th December, 1809. No place, [1810?]. 12mo. 24 pp.
$97.50
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A Review forPrinters & Bibliophiles
Randle, John & Rosalind, eds.  Matrix 7. Number seven, winter 1987. Gloucestershire: The Whittington Press, 1987. Imperial 8vo (28.7 cm, 11.3"). [6], 166, [2] pp.; illus.
$175.00
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Popular “Medieval” NovelIllustrated by Lynd Ward
Reade, Charles.  The cloister and the hearth. A tale of the Middle Ages. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. 8vo. 2 vols. I: xv, [1], 367, [1] pp.; 15 plts. II: 745, [3] pp.; 15 plts.
$75.00
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A Little Book for Little Folks
Rhymes and stories for little folks.  Boston: Henry A. Young & Co., [1870s]. 48mo (10.7 cm; 4.25"). 32 pp.
$40.00
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Fine Food with the 'South of the Border' Touch”
Ricardo, Don.  Early California and Mexico cook book. Toluca Lake, CA: Pacifica House, Inc., 1968. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). 120 pp.; illus.
$60.00
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CASANOVA Beyond His Exploitatious Exploits
Ricci, Seymour de.  Jacques Casanova de Seingalt: An address to the Philobiblon Club of Philadelphia, 24 May, 1923. Philadelphia: Privately Printed [for The Philobiblon Club], 1923. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 24 pp.
$22.50
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Fontana: Use Quality Pasta
Rich, Jean.  The Jean Rich cook book macaroni - spaghetti - egg noodles. Braidwood, IL: National Macaroni Manufacturers Assoc., [1930]. 16mo. 31, [1] pp.; col. illus.
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Used byFamous Cooks & Chefs of Old Mexico
Richardson, Myrtle.  Genuine Mexican and Spanish cookery recipes for American homes. Kansas City, MO: Putnam Printing Co., [1946]. 16mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). 31, [1] pp.
$150.00
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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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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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Classic Collection / Uncommon Illustrated Variant
[Roach, John, ed.].  The beauties of the poets of Great Britain, carefully selected from the works of the best authors. Embellished with engravings on wood. London: Sherwin & Co., 1821–22. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). 2 vols. I: [4], ii, 360 pp.; 9 plts. II: [2], iii, [1], 360 pp.; 9 plts.
$250.00
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An Artist's Miniature Keepsake
Roatcap, Adela Spindler.  Lunch at Albert's: Reflections on Joe D'Ambrosio's A Memoir of Book Design. San Francisco: Joe D'Ambrosio, 2005. Miniature (7.1 cm, 2.8"). [6], 40 pp.; col. illus.
$175.00
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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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True Poetry Forever Lasts”
Ronsard, Pierre de.   Songs & sonnets ... Selected & translated into English verse by Curtis Hidden Page. Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Company, [May] 1903. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.6"). xxxvi, 137, [2] pp.
$125.00
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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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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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A Perishable Press Birthday Gift
Rothenberg, Jerome.  A poem to celebrate the spring & Diane Rothenberg's birthday 3/20/75 in four parts. [Mount Horeb], WI: Perishable Press, 1975. Oblong 8vo (15.2 cm, 6"). [16] pp.
$125.00
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Improving *&* Entertaining
Rowe, Elizabeth Singer.  Friendship in death: In twenty letters from the dead to the living. To which are added, letters moral and entertaining, in prose and verse. London: Toplis & Bunney, and J. Mozley, 1780. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). xxv, [1], 278 pp.
$200.00
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Three Plates with Cottage Designs
(Rural Housing Issues).  Third annual report of the directors of the Association for Promoting Improvement in the Dwellings and Domestic Condition of Agricultural Labourers in Scotland. Edinburgh: Pr. for the Association by William Blackwood & Sons, 1857.
$139.50
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EXHUMATION!
Rush, Benjamin.  William B. Reed, of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Expert in the art of exhumation of the dead. [London]: 1867. 8vo. 15, [1 (blank)] pp.
$47.50
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For Workmen & Laborers” & Including Ruskin'sAttack on Whistler
Ruskin, John.  Fors clavigera. Letters to the workmen and labourers of Great Britain. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). 4 vols. I: 430 pp. II: 459, [1] pp. III: 425, [1] pp. IV: 412 pp.
$100.00
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My dearest John,” My dear Girl,” My dearest Boy,” My dear Father” . . .
Ruskin, John James; Van Akin Burd, ed.  The Ruskin family letters. Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, © 1973. 8vo. 2 vols. I: Frontis., lviii, 417, [1] pp. II: Frontis., [418]–792, [2] pp.
$45.00
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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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