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Lass wi' the Bonny Blue E'en” *&* MORE
The quaver: A choice collection. Newcastle-on-Tyne: W.R. Walker, [ca. 1850]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 24 pp.
$125.00
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Religion Laws & Liberty
Queensberry, James Douglas, Duke of.  The speech of James Duke of Queensberry, &c. His Majesties high commissioner to the Parliament of Scotland, on Tuesday the Twenty One day of May, 1700. [with, as issued] Polwarth, Patrick Hume, Earl of Marchmont. The speech of Patrick Earl of Marchmont, &c. Lord High Chancellor to the Parliament of Scotland, on Tuesday 21. May 1700. Edinburgh: Pr. by the heirs of Andrew Anderson, 1700. Folio (31 cm, 12.1"). 2 ff.
$450.00
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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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First U.S. EditionsDickens & Faux-Dickens
“Quiz” [pseud. of Edward Caswall], & Charles Dickens.   Sketches of young ladies: In which these interesting members of the animal kingdom are classified according to their several instincts, habits, and general characteristics. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1838. 16mo (13.5 cm, 5.3"). 111, [1] pp. [with] Dickens, Charles. Sketches of young gentlemen. Dedicated to young ladies. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1838. 108, [2] pp.
$800.00
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A Great 18th-Century Printer Presents a
a Great 17th-Century Dramatist
Racine, Jean.  Oeuvres de Jean Racine. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1784. 8vo in 4s (19 cm, 7.5". 3 vols. I: 463, [1] pp. II: [2] ff., 484 pp. III: [2] ff., 372 pp., [2] ff.
$950.00
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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.
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I Sing the PLAID & Sing with All My Skill”
Ramsay, Allan.  Poems.... [Edinburgh?]: 1760. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.85"). xii, [4], 426 (–239–40), [22] pp.
$295.00
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Author/Compiler's Presentation Copy
Rand, Silas Tertius.  A first reading book in the Micmac language: comprising the Micmac numerals, and the names of the different kinds of beasts, birds, fishes, trees, &c. of the maritime provinces of Canada. Also, some of the Indian names of places, and many familiar words and phrases, translated literally into English. Halifax: Nova Scotia Printing Company, 1875. 16mo (17 cm, 6.5"). 108 pp. [also bound in] Bible. N.T. Matthew. Micmac. Rand. 1871. Pela Kesagunoodumumkawa tan tula uksakumamenoo westowoolkw Sasoogoole Clistawit ootenink. Megumoweesimk. Chebooktook: Megumagea Ledakun-weekugemkawa moweome, 1871. 126 pp.
$900.00
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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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The Baron withHand-Colored Plates
[Raspe, Rudolf Erich]; Alfred Crowquill [pseud. of Alfred Henry Forrester], illus.  The travels and surprising adventures of Baron Munchausen. New York: James Miller, 1864. 12mo (17.7 cm, 7"). Col. frontis., col. t.-p., 251, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts., illus.
$250.00
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What Might the Baron Do Next?Signed Riviere Binding
[Raspe, Rudolf Erich]; Strang, William, & J.B. Clark, illus.; Thomas Seccombe, intro.  The surprising adventures of Baron Munchausen. London: Chelsea Pub. Co. [colophon: Printed in Nijmegen, Holland, by G. J. Thieme], [1920?]. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). lv, [1], 299, [1] pp.; 30 plts. (incl. in pagination), illus.
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The Illustrator's Copy
Raspe, Rudolph, et al.; John Carswell, intro.; Fritz Kredel, illus.   The singular adventures of Baron Munchausen. New York: For the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1952. Small 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). xli, [1], 175, [1] pp.; illus.
$175.00
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We presently have several other interesting and charming editions,
 not all of which will appear in illustrated catalogues.

The Art of the Dedication
Rat, Maurice.  Dédicaces. Poitiers: Éditions SFIL, 1958. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). 218, [2] pp.
$50.00
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Fictitious 17TH-Century DiaryBoth Parts Matching ZAEHNSDORF Bindings
[Rathbone, Hannah Mary].  So much ofthe diary of Lady Willoughby as relates to her domestic history, & to the eventful period of the reign of Charles the First. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1845. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [4], 220 pp. [with the same author's] Some further portions of the diary of Lady Willoughby which do relate to her domestic history and to the events of the latter years of the reign of King Charles the First, the Protectorate and the Restoration. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1848. 12mo. [6], 215, [1] pp.
$500.00
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ITALY Learns about theAmerican Continental Congress & Revolutionary Politics
Raynal, Guillaume homas François.  Storia dell'America settentrionale. Venezia: dalle stampe di Antonio Zatta, 1778. 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 2 vols. in 1, of 3. I: iii, 288 pp. II: [2] f., 294 [i.e., 298] pp.
$950.00
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Aristotle Was Wrong: Maggots Come from Eggs
Redi, Francesco, & Frederik Lachmund.  Opusculorum pars prior, sive experimenta circa generationem insectorum: Ad illustrem virum Carolum Dati. Amstelaedami: Apud Henricum Wetstenium, 1686. 12mo (13.5 cm, 5.3"). 1 vol. (of 2). Frontis., [10], 216, [20], 40, [6] pp.; 44 plts. (14 fold.).
$800.00
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Science for Students, byImperial Command
Redlhamer, Joseph.  Philosophiae naturalis pars prima seu physica generalis [and] pars II. Uranologiam, stoechiologiam, meteorologiam, geologiam, mineralogiam, phytologiam, et zoologiam complectens. Viennae Austriae: Ioannis Thomae Trattner, 1755. 8vo (16.9 cm, 6.625"). 2 vols. I: [8], 424, [4 (index)] pp.; 9 fold. plts. II: [4], 426 pp.; 16 fold. plts.
$450.00
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A U.S.–U.K. Collaboration
Reeves, James.  The closed door. [Newark, VT]: Twinrocker & The Janus Press, 1977. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.4"). [12] pp.; 1 illus.
$175.00
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Avery Putnam Murdered A Trolley Tragedy (ILLUSTRATED)
Remault, J. Edwards.  The “car-hook” tragedy. The life, trial, conviction and execution of William Foster for the murder of Avery D. Putnam. Philadelphia: Barclay & Co., 21 N. Seventh Street, 1873. 8vo (25 cm, 9"). [2], 19-96 pages, [3] folded leaves of plates; illus., ports.
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A Charming & AttractiveBIBLIO HOAX
Repton, J. Adey.  A trewe & feythfull hystorie of the redoubtable Prynce Radapanthus. [London: Re-printed by R. & A. Taylor, 1820]. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). [2] ff., 41, [1] pp.; 1 illus.
$250.00
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On Ancient Painting
Requeno y Vives, Vicente.  Saggi sul ristabilimento dell' antica arte de greci e romani pittori. Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale, 1787. 8vo (22 cm, 8.75"). 2 vols. I: [5] ff., xli, [1 (blank)], 404 pp., [3] ff., 2 fold. plts. II: xvi, 329, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f.
$750.00
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Maps, Plates, ChartsCoins, MedalsBlack Sea Travels!
Reuilly, Jean, baron de.  Voyage en Crimée et sur les bords de la Mer Noire, pendent l'année 1803; suivi d'un mémoire sur le commerce de cette mer, et de notes sur les principaux ports commerçans. Paris: Chez Bossange, 1806. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). [8], xix, [1], 302, [2] pp.; 2 fold. map, 3 fold. plts., 3 fold. charts.
$925.00
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