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Wild Carrot for the LEC:  “Our Modern Poet of Territory”
Heaney, Seamus.  Poems and a memoir. [Hadley, MA]: Wild Carrot Letterpress for The Limited Editions Club, 1982. Folio (31.2 cm, 12.25"). xviii, 153, [3] pp.; illus.
$625.00
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On a Most Ancient & Honourable CompanyPresentation Copy
Heath, John Benjamin.  Some account of the Worshipful Company of Grocers of the city of London. London: Privately printed, 1854. 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.55"). xvi, 580 pp.; 8 (1 fold.) plts.
$350.00
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Expanding the Imagination & Bringing Science to the Masses
Heinlein, Robert; Urusula LeGuin; Isaac Asimov; Harry Harrison; & many others.  Large collection of science fiction & fantasy. Various places: Various publishers, ca. 1952–2000. 12mos. Approx. 500 vols. (some dupes).
$2000.00
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Popular Philosophical Dialogues
Helps, Arthur, Sir.  Friends in council: A series of readings and discourse thereon. Boston & Cambridge: James Munroe & Co. (pr. by Allen & Farnham), 1853. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"2 vols. I: [2 (adv.)], viii, [2], 291, [1] pp. II: vi, [2], 271, [1] pp.
$200.00
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Direct-ActionIndependentSteam Engines
    [Actually: Pumps]
Henderson, William M. Patent No. 65,911: Improvement in steam pumps. [Washington, D.C.: United States Patent Office, 1867]. Folio (appr. 40 × 28 cm, 15.75" × 11"). [3], [1 (blank)] ff.
$150.00
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Direct-ActionCompound Engines
Henderson, William M. Patent No. 105,941: Improvement in direct-acting compound engine]. [Washington, D.C.: United States Patent Office, 1870. Folio (appr. 37 × 25 cm, 14.5" × 10"). [2], 2, [1 (blank)] ff.
$150.00
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An EARLY Strawberry Hill Press Book
Herbert of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, Baron.  The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury. [Twickenham]: Strawberry-Hill [Press], 1764. 4to (22.5 cm; 9"). [5] ff., 171, [1] pp., fold. table, fold. port.
$425.00
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The Old Tale of theDEVIL'S SON
Herbert, Isaac, ed.  Roberte the Deuyll. A metrical romance from an ancient illuminated manuscript. London: Printed for Egerton, Clarke, & G. Barrett, 1798. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). viii, 49 pp., [14] leaves of plates.
$150.00
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The Amazon & Its “Aborigines”52 Lithographed Plates
Herndon, William Lewis; & Gibbon, Lardner.  Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, made under direction of the Navy Department.... Washington: Robert Armstrong, 1853, & A.O.P. Nicholson, 1854.  8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. I: 414, [2], iii, [1] pp.; 16 plts. II: x, [2], 339, [1] pp.; 36 plts.
$600.00
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Sutton's Hospital inCharterhouse
    & The FamousCharterhouse School
Herne, Samuel.   Domus carthusiana: Or an account of the most noble foundation of the charter-house near Smithfield in London. Both before and since the Reformation. London: Pr. by T.R. for Richard Marriott & Henry Brome, 1677. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.2"). Frontis., [46], 287, [1] pp.; 2 plts.
$1500.00
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Making America'sDrawbridges BETTER
Herschel, Clemens.  Continuous, revolving drawbridges: the principles of their construction and the calculation of the strains in them. With more especial reference to the designing of continuous panel girders of this description. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1875. 8vo (24 cm; 8.5"). 54 pp., x leaves of plates (9 fold.). Illus.
$150.00
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He Sent Copies of Two Scores
Hervé [i.e., Louis Auguste Florimond Ronger].  Autograph Note Signed (“Hervé’) to “Cher Docteur,” in French. Cernay prés Permont, Seine et Oise, France: 14 October 1880. 12mo (18 cm; 7"), 2 pp.
$100.00
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A SALVO in aPaper War”
Hervey, John Hervey, Baron.  Observations on the writings of the Craftsman. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1730. 8vo (20 cm; 7.875"). [1] f., 5–31, [1 (blank)] pp.
$150.00
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Groveling Malice!  Mercenary Views Sordid Interests!
Hervey, John Hervey, Baron.  Remarks on the Craftsman's vindication of his two hon.ble patrons in his paper of May 22. 1731. London: Pr. for J. Peele, 1731. 8vo (18 cm, 7.1"). 62 pp.
$250.00
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Tonight at the Magic TheaterFor Madmen OnlyPrice of Admission Your Mind
Hesse, Hermann.  Steppenwolf. Westport, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1977. Folio (29.7 cm, 11.75"). ix, [1], 181, [3] pp.; illus.
$225.00
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Witches, Weddings, & Wild Women!
Heywood, Thomas.  [First word in Greek, transliterated as] Gynaikeion: or, nine bookes of various history. Concerninge women; inscribed by ye names of ye nine Muses. London: Printed by Adam Islip, 1624. Folio (30.2 cm; 11.875"). [10], 466, [2] pp. Lacks preliminary blank (only).
$3000.00
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A Well-Meaning but Not Very High-Rising MUSE
Hill, Elizabeth Chase.  Gleanings: Girlhood and womanhood. Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1887. 4to (19.2 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [2], 76, [2] pp.
$280.00
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Counting to SixOne of65 Copies
Hill, Jennifer.  Overpass. Six drawings. [Florence, MA]: Kat Ran Press, 2001. Folio (35.8 cm, 14.2"). [6] pp.; 6 plts.
$175.00
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BLAIR Blazoned
Hill, John.  An account of the life and writings of Hugh Blair .... Philadelphia: James Humphreys, 1808. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 229, [1 (blank)] pp.
$125.00
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Plants for BothOrnament & Medicine
Hill, John.  The British herbal: An history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty. London: Pr. for T. Osborne & J. Shipton, J. Hodges, J. Newbery, et al., 1756 [–1757]. Folio (41.3 cm, 16.25"). Frontis., [4], 536 pp.; 75 plts.
$4000.00
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The Medicinal Virtues of PlantsIllustrated
Hill, John.  The family herbal, or an account of all those English plants, which are remarkable for their virtues, and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries; with their descriptions and their uses, as proved by experience. Bungay: J. & R. Childs, 1822. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). viii, xl, 376 pp.; 54 col. plts.
$750.00
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A PIRACY from This Publisher
Hill, Thomas.  Nundinae sturbrigienses. Londini: [Pr. by H. Hills], 1709. 8vo. 12 pp.
$200.00
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Cutting Way Back onPresidential Authority
Hillhouse, James.  Propositions for amending the constitution of the United States, submitted by Mr. Hillhouse to the Senate on the twelfth day of April, 1808, with his explanatory remarks. [Washington]: 1808. 12mo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). 52, [2], 7 pp.
$150.00
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My ExampleMay Warn Ye from Vice,
& My Fate Excite Ye to Virtue”
The history of Jane Shore. [London?: after 1821]. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.65"). 24 pp.
$125.00
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Good Boys, Bad Boys, & Blue Apple Pie
The History of little King Pippin. With an account of the melancholy death of four naughty boys who were devoured by wild beasts; and the wonderful delivery of Master Harry Harmless, by a little white horse. Hartford: Pr. by Sheldon & Goodwin, (stereotyped by J.F. & C. Starr), [ca. 1815]. 32mo (10 cm; 4"). 31, [1] pp., illus.
$450.00
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LOVELY CUTS & LOTS OF 'EM
The History of Moses; giving an account of his birth, his being found by Pharaoh's daughter in the ark of bulrushes, and the miracles wrought by him for the deliverance of the children of Israel. Embellished with Cuts. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 24 pp.
$150.00
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NEVER in Childish Hands Cuts Very Well Impressed
The history of Tommy and Harry. York: J. Kendrew, [ca. 1820]. 16mo (10.3 cm, 4.1"). 30, [2] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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“A Remarkable[Climate/Environmental] Phenomenon
Hitchcock, Edward.  The coronation of winter: A discourse delivered at Amherst College and Mount Holyoke Seminary, soon after a remarkable glacial phenomenon, in the winter of 1845. Amherst: J.S. & C. Adams, Prs, 1845. 8vo. 24 pp.
$30.00
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College Sermons Presentation Copy
Hoffman, Charles Frederick.  Christ, the patron of all true education. New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co., 1893. 8vo. Frontis., [2], 209, [1] pp.
$100.00
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On the Marriage of Minors
Hoffmann, Conrad Philipp.   Schediasma de aetate juvenili, contrahendis sponsalibus ac matrimoniis idonea, sive, Von junger leute heyrathen. Ut & de annis, qvibvs qvis sub poena matrimonivm inire tenetvr, sive Von bestranfung unterlassenen heyrathen. Regiomonti et Lipsiae: Impensis Francisci Bortoletti, 1743. 4to. 96 pp.
$50.00
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NOT! Agatha Christie's Mousetrap” . . .
Holdsworth, Edward.  Muscipula, sive Cambro-Muo-machia. Londoni: [Pr. by H. Hills?], 1709. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). 8 pp.
$225.00
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This Book is theOnly Strictly Scientific, Popular, &
Practically Useful One of the Kind
Ever Published”
Hollick, Frederick.  The marriage guide, or natural history of generation. New York: T.W. Strong; Boston: G.W. Cottrell, 1853. 16mo (15.6 cm; 6.125"). Frontis., 4, [v]–xviii, [19]–430, [2 (ad.)] pp., [2] col. plts.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Daughter of the Grey Bank & Son of the White Bank
Holmes, Mary Jane.  The Merivale banks. New York: G.W. Dillingham Co., copyright 1903. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). [1] f., frontis.,318 pp.
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Earning for Himself a Character for Courage, Integrity, & Truth”
Home at the haven.  London: Groombridge & Sons [Richard Barrett, Printer], [1860s?]. (14.2 cm; 5.625"). 48 pp., illus.
$75.00
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Homer in Greek, Using Proctor's Type
Homer (Homerus).  [one line in Greek, transliterated as] Homēri Odysseia. Oxford: Pr. at the University Press, 1909. Tall 4to (29 cm, 11.5"). [4 (3 blank)], [227], [3 (blank)] ff.
$1100.00
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Original Illustrations Reappear a Century LaterThe Hoe Copy
Homer.  [title in Greek, transliterated as] Omerou Iliad meta tipotheisa palaieis koinen etypossan. [Venice: P. Pinelli, 1640]. Small 4to (20.3 cm; 8"). [256] pp.
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Chapman's HomerClassicists' Provenance
Homer, & George Chapman, trans.  [The whole works of Homer; prince of poetts In his Iliads, and Odysses]. London: Printed [by Richard Field, William Jaggard, and Thomas Harper] for Nathaniell Butter, [1634?]. Folio (28.1 cm; 11.125"). [26], 341, [9]; [12], 195–349, 352–76, [2] pp. Lacks engr. t-p. and 5 blanks.
$9500.00
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Chapman's HOMERICASigned Binding
Homer; Chapman, George, trans.  The hymns of Homer; the Batrachomyomachia; and two original poetical hymns. Chiswick: C. Whittingham, 1818. 12mo (18 cm, 7.1"). Frontis., [2], lxiv, 153, [3], 47, [1] pp.
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AMERICAN POEMS
Honeywood, St. John.  Poems ... some pieces in prose. New York: Pr. by T. & J. Swords, 1801. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). viii, 159, [1 (errata)] pp.
$450.00
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An Enlightening German VolksbuchHeavily Illustrated
Honorius Augustodunensis, commonly known as Honorius of Autun.   M. Elucidarius. Von allerhand Geschöpffen Gottes, den Engeln, den himmeln Gestirn, Planeten, und wie alle Creaturen geschaffen seind auff Erden. Franckfort am Mayn: Christ[ian] Egen[olffs] Erden [colophon: Adam Loniceri, Johannis Cnipii, Andronici secundi doctorum & Pauli Steinmeyers], 1584. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [98] pp.; 2 double-sided plts., illus.
$5450.00
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ToAmputate or Not?
Hooper, Robert.  The surgeon's vade-mecum: containing the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of surgical diseases. Accompanied by the modern and approved methods of operating, select formulae of prescriptions, Latin and English, and a glossary of terms. Albany: Pub. & sold by E.F. Backus...; E. & E. Hosford, printers, © 1813. 12mo. xviii, 275, [1 (blank)] pp., [5] ff.
$300.00
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Inscribed by Hoover
Hoover, J. Edgar.  Masters of deceit: The story of Communism in America and how to fight it. New York: Henry Holt, 1958. 8vo. x, 374 pp.
$250.00
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All theDETAILS of a Printer's Life
Hopkins, Frank E.  The De Vinne & Marion Presses: A chapter from the autobiography of Frank E. Hopkins. Meriden: The Columbiad Club, 1936. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [6], 61, [3] pp.; 4 plts.
$40.00
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Pickering's Miniature HoraceA Pretty & Partially Unopened Copy
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (i.e., Horace).  Quintus Horatius Flaccus. [i.e., Opera omnia]. Londini: Gulielmus Pickering [colophon: excudebat C. Corrall], 1826. 32mo (near miniature: 9 cm, 3.5"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., 192 pp.
$425.00
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A Delightful, Eye-Pleasing HoraceA Chromolithographic Tour de Force
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus.  The works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus illustrated chiefly from the remains of ancient art. London: John Murray, 1849. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). [6], 194, [6], 490, xiv pp.; 8 col. plts.
$550.00
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CREE
Horden, John.  A grammar of the Cree language, as spoken by the Cree Indians of North America. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1881. 12mo (161 mm; 6.375"). viii, 238 pp.
$650.00
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The Operational Rules for a Hospital EXCLUSIVELY
for the Treatment of INDIANS
Hospital Real de Indios (Mexico).  Constituciones, y ordenanzas, para el regimen y govierno del Hospital Real, y general de los indios de esta Nueva España, mandadas guardar por S.M. en Real Cédula de 27 de Octubre ... de 1776. Mexico: Impresas ... en la Nueva Oficina Madrileña de D. Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1778. Folio (28 cm; 9"). [17] ff., 64, [2], 6 p.
$4750.00
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    Narrow Escape!Dangerous Publication
     Surreptitiously Printed & a Pseudonym Used
Hotman, François.  De furoribus Gallicis, horrenda & indigna Amirallij Castillionei, nobilium atq[ue]; illustrium virorum caede, scelerata ac inaudita piorum strage passim edita per complures Galliae ciuitates, sine vllo discrimine generis, sexus, aetatis & conditionis hominum: vera & simplex narratio. Edimburgi [i.e., London: Printed by Henry Bynneman], 1573. 8vo (15.7 cm; 6.125"). CCXII [i.e., 212] pp.
$3250.00
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Islam  Judaism Christianity ETC.
Hottinger, Johann Heinrich.  Historia orientalis: quae, ex variis orientalium monumentis collecta.... Tiguri: Typis Joh. Jacobi Bodmeri, 1651. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [8] ff., 373, [1] pp., [11] ff.
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British Antiquity, Printed at theSign of the Unicorn
Howell, William.  Medulla historiae Anglicanae. Being a comprehensive history of the lives and reigns of the monarchs of England, from the time of the invasion thereof by Julius Caesar, to this present year 1681. London: Abel Swalle, 1681. 12mo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). [14 ff.], 653, [1 (blank)] pp. (pagination skips 215–24, repeats 241–50, several other pages incorrectly numbered); 2 plts.
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The Author ofThe Spider & the Fly”
Howitt, Mary.  Mary Howitt an autobiography. London: Wm. Isbister, 1889. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., xviii, [2], 326 pp.; illus. II: Frontis., xii, 370 pp.; illus.
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Bound in Hairy Hide
Hudson, W.H.  Far away and long ago: a history of my early life. Buenos Aires: Pr. for the Limited Editions Club by Guillermo Kraft Ltda., 1943. Tall 8vo. Frontis., xiv pp., [1] f., 306 pp., [2] ff.; 32 plts.
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Book of Designs forBakers & Confectioners
Hueg, Herman.  Ornamental confectionery, and practical assistant to the art of baking in all its branches, with numerous illustrations. New York: H. Hueg & Co., © 1896. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). 48, 48 pp.; illus.
$175.00
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The Importance ofGoods Which Cannot Be Taken” When You Die
[Hughes, John, & John Arbuthnot].  Charon; or, the ferry-boat. A vision. Dedicated to the Swiss Count —. London: printed; and sold by W. Lewis near Covent-Garden, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows at the Black-Bull in Cornhill, J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, and A. Dodd at the Peacock without Temple-Bar, 1719. 8vo (18.8 cm; 7.375"). [12], 26 pp.
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First Complete English TranslationOfficina Bodoni
Hugo, Victor.  The toilers of the sea. Verona, Italy: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at The Officina Bodoni, 1960. Small folio (26.9 cm, 10.6"). xix, [3], 578, [4] pp.; illus.
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