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How Greek, How Hebrew?
Rhenferd, Jacob.  Dissertationum philologico-theologicarum de stylo Novi T. syntagma. Leovardiae [Leeuwarden]: Heronis Nautae, 1701. 4to (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [xvii] ff., 678 [i.e. 724], [44] pp.
$425.00
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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.
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Dark Deeds in aBRIGHT Binding
[Richardson, Eliza Smith, Mrs.].  The veil lifted; or, the romance and reality of convent life. Boston: Henry Hoyt, no date [ca 1869]. 12mo. Frontis., 247 pp.
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Lima Mourns Charles IIIEngraving by VazquezA RARE Type of Volume
from anInteresting Press
Rico, Juan.  Reales exequias, que por el fallecimiento del señor don Carlos III, rey de España y de las Indias, mando celebrar en la ciudad de Lima. Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos, 1789. Folio. [2] ff., 169, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 50 pp., fold. plt.
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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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An Italian'sEMBLEMS in French with Engravings by a Dutchman
Ripa, Cesare.  Iconologie, ou La science des emblemes, devises &c. Qui apprend à les expliquer, dessiner et inventer. Ouvrage tres utile aux orateurs, poëtes, peintres, sculpteurs, graveurs, & generalement à toutes sortes de curieux des beaux arts et des sciences. A Amsterdam: Chez Adrian Braakman, 1698. Small 8vo. 2 vols. I: Engr. title-page, [8] ff., 264 pp., 29 plates. II: Engr. title-page, [1] f., pp. 265–550; 51 plates, [6 (ads)] ff.
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Catholic Catechism inAZTEC First EditionInteresting Binding
Ripalda, Gerónimo.  Catecismo mexicano. Mexico: Impr. de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1758. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [17] ff., 170 pp., [1] f.
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A Veteran's Perspective, withMAPS
Ripley, Roswell Sabine.  The war with Mexico. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. 8vo (24.2 cm, 9.5"). 2 vols. I: [2], [xiii]–524 pp.; 4 plts. II: 650, 14 (adv.) pp.; 10 plts.
$300.00
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ImportantMENNONITE Confession
Ris, Cornelis.  De geloofsleere der waare Mennoniten of Doopsgezinden. Hoorn: T. Tjallingius, 1766. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). [2], xxxiv, xviii, [2], 194 pp.
$1500.00
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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.
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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.
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A How-To” Book for Young Ladies of the Mid-18th Century
Robertson, Hannah, Mrs.  The young ladies school of arts. Containing, a great variety of practical receipts, in gum-flowers, filligree, japanning, shell-work, gilding ... &c. Also, a great many curious receipts, both useful and entertaining, never before published. York: Printed at the New Printing-Office, in Coppergate, for Mrs. Robinson, 1777. 12mo (15 cm; 6"). [2], xx, [2], 182 pp.
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A History of the Spanish Colonies from aScottish Perspective
Robertson, William.  The history of America. London: printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell, in the Strand; and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1783. 8vo (21.8 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xlvii, [1], 336 pp.; [2] folded maps. II: [4], 474 pp.; [1] plt., [2] folded maps. III: [4], 432, [40] pp.
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Travelling Where Few Wanted to Go
Robertson, John Parish, & William Parish Robertson. Four years in Paraguay: comprising an account of that republic, under the government of the dictator Francia. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1838. 12mo (19 cm; 7.25"). 2 vols. I: [9] ff., 236 pp. II: 220 pp.
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Full a Fun, Tales, An Rhymes”Printed for the Author”
[Robinson, Joseph Barlow].  [Works of Sammy Twitcher]. Owd Sammy Twitcher's CRISMAS BOWK FOR THE YEAR 1870. Derby: Printed by the author, [1870]. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). 26 pp.; 4 plts. [with] Owd Sammy Twitcher's visit tu't Gret Exibishun e Darby. Derby: Pr. by the author, [1870]. 8vo. [24] pp. [and] Owd Sammy Twitcher's second visit tu't Gret Exibishun e Darby, wi' Jim. Pr. by the author, [1870]. 8vo. [24] pp. [and] Owd Sammy Twitcher's visit tu't watter cure establishment, at Matlock-Bonk. Darby: Pr. by the author, [1872]. 8vo. 54, [14 (adv.)], 22 (adv.) pp.; 4 plts.
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Ancient Celts & Gauls
Robiou de la Tréhonnais, Félix Marie Louis Jean.  Observations critiques sur l’archéologie dite préhistorique, spécialement en ce qui concerne la race celtique. Paris: Didier, 1879. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). [4], 112, [2] pp.
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Improved Taste of Modern Time MustQuestion the Crudities of Former Days”
Rocco, Sha [pseud. of Abisha Shumway Hudson].  The masculine cross and ancient sex worship. New York: Asa K. Butts & Co., 1874. 8vo (19 cm, 7.75"). 65, [7 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
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French Translation of the NT withExegesis of Text
 & of PICTURES
Rohault de Fleury, Charles.  L'évangile études iconographiques et archéologiques. Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1874. Folio (33 cm, 13"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [8], vii, [1], 287 pp.; 53 plts. II: Frontis., [4], 320 pp.; 46 plts.
$350.00
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The Crafty (that would be, FOXY!) Courtier Illustrated
[Roman du Renard].  Les intrigues du cabinet des rats, apologue national, destiné à l'instruction de la jeunesse, & à l'amusement des vieillards. Paris: Chez le Roi & la veuve Marchand, 1788. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). Frontis., iv, 148 pp.; illus.
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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.
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Christian Spiritual Conversation: A Mennonite Catechism
Roosen, Gerhard.  Christliches gemüths-gespräch von dem geistlichen und seligmachenden glauben, und erkäntniss der wahrheit, so zu der gottseligkeit führet in der hoffnung des ewigen lebens, Tit. I, v. I.: in Frag und Antwort für die ankommende Jugend ... Germantaun [Pa.]: Gedruckt bey Michael Billmeyer, 1790. 12mo (13.8 cm, 5.4"). 241, [1] pp.
$400.00
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Nonesuch Press Edition: A NovelC.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien Read Aloud
toMake the Inklings Laugh
Ros, Amanda McKittrick.  Irene Iddesleigh. London: Nonesuch Press, 1926. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). 151, [1] pp.; illus.
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The Virtue of Mercy:  Elaborately, Elegantly, EMBLEMATICALLY ILLUSTRATED
Roscius, Julius.  Icones operum misericordiae cum Iulii Roscii Hortini Sententiis et explicationibu. Romae: Impensis Bartholomaei Grassii, incidebat Marius Cartarius [colophon: ex typographia Bartholomaei Bonfadini], 1586 [colophon: 1585]. Folio. [14] ff., 112 (i.e., 110) pp. (lacks final blank leaf only); illus. (2 engr. t-p and 15 plates).
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Father ofPediatric Medicine
Rosén von Rosenstein, Nils.  Des Herrn Nils Rosén von Rosenstein ... Anweisung zur Kenntniss und Cur der Kinderkrankheiten. Göttingen und Gotha : Bey Johann Christian Dieterich, 1768. 8vo (17.7 cm; 7"). [8] ff., 541 (i.e., 539 ), [1] pp., [7] ff.
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Catalogue of His Own CollectionEarly American Children's Books
Rosenbach, A.S.W.  Early American children's books.  Portland, ME: Southworth Press, 1933. Stout 4to (27 cm; 10.625"). lix, 354 pp., [86] leaves of plates; facsims. (some col.).
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Censoring “Satanic” Art
Rosignoli, Carlo Gregorio [Charles Grégoire].  La pittura in giudicio, overo il bene delle oneste pitture, e’l male delle oscene. Opera di Carlo Gregorio Rosignoli della compagnia di Giesu. Milan: Nella Stampa di Giuseppe Malatesta, 1697. 12mo (14.8 cm; 5.75"). [11] ff., 316 pp. Lacks engr. frontis.
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The First Kelmscott ROSSETTI
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  Ballads and narrative poems. [colophon: Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press; published by Ellis & Elvey, 1893]. 4to (20.9 cm, 8.5"). [4], 227, [1] pp.
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GORGEOUSLY Printed Poetry & Portrait on VELLUM fromthe MOSHER PRESS
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  The blessed damozel. [colophon: Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901]. 4to (14.7 cm; 5.75"). [2], frontis., xiii, [1], 32, [2] pp.
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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.
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Pro-EstablishmentPro-Confession
Rotheram, John.   An essay on establishments in religion. With remarks on The confessional. Newcastle upon Tyne: Pr. by J. White & T. Saint for Wm. Sanby, 1767. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [4], 148 pp.
$325.00
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Rousseau the PoetElegantly Published
Rousseau, Jean-Baptiste.  Oeuvres poétiques ... avec un commentaire par M. Amar. Paris: Chez Lefèvre, 1824. 8vo (23.1 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. in 1. Frontis., xxxv, [1], 419, [5], 363, [1 (blank)] pp.
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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.
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Vous N'aurez de Paix ni avec Dieu, ni avec Votre Conscience,
ni avec les Hommes
Royou, Thomas-Marie.  Lettre de l'abbé Royou a M. de Loménie, décardinalise, moitié de gré, moitié de force; mais toujours archevêque de Sens, malgré lui, malgré la constitution. Paris: Au bureau de l'Ami du Roi, 1791. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 15, [1] pp.
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Legalese Has Always BeenJoke-Worthy
Ruggle, George.  Ignoramus. Comoedia coram rege Iacobo et totius angliae magnatibus per academicos Cantabrigienses habita. Editio quarta, locis sexcentis emendatior. London: Ex officina I[ohn] R[edmayne], 1659. 12mo (13 cm, 5.1"). Frontis., [22], 153, [1] pp.
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The First Australian Star Catalogue Devoted to the
Heretofore Unknown Parts of the Heavens”

(PRESENTATION COPY) 
Rumker, Charles.  Preliminary catalogue of fixed stars intended for a prospectus of a catalogue of the stars of the Southern Hemisphere included within the Tropic of Capricorn now reducing from the observations made in the observatory at Paramatta. Hamburgh: Printed for Perthes & Besser, 1832. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 20, xxv pp.
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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.
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Sound Study Professional” Provenance
Rush, James.  The philosophy of the human voice: embracing its physiological history; together with a system of principles by which criticism in the art of elocution may be rendered intelligible, and instruction, definite and comprehensive. To which is addeda brief analysis of song and recitative. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1833. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5 “). [4 (ads)] ff., 432 pp.
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An AMERICAN Statesman in London First Series
Rush, Richard.  Memoranda of a residence at the court of London. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). 460 pp.
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An AMERICAN Statesman in London Second Series
Rush, Richard.  Memoranda of a residence at the court of London, comprising incidents official and personal from 1819 to 1825. Including negotiations on the Oregon question, and other unsettled questions between the United States and Great Britain. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.6"). xii, 640 pp.
$100.00
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In FOLIO: “[A] bare Narrative of matter ofFACT, digested in order of time
Rushworth, John, comp.  Historical collections of private passages of state, weighty matters in law, remarkable proceedings in five parliaments. Beginning the sixteenth year of King James, anno 1618. and ending ... [with the death of King Charles the First, 1648] ... London: Pr. by Tho. Newcomb for George Thomason, 1659–1701. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). 5 parts in 8 vols. I: Frontis. port., [15] ff., 691, [1 (blank)], 57, [1 (blank)] pp. II: Frontis. port., [5] ff., pp. 1–617, [1 (blank)] p., pp. 717–884 pp., 1 plt. (port., Duke of Hamilton). III: pp. 885–1060, 1085–1196, 1199–1388; appendix pp. 1–315, [1 (blank)] pp.; 1 plt. (port., Earl of Strafforde). IV: Frontis. port., [3] ff., 184 pp., fols. 185–92, pp. 193–400, [16] ff., pp. 385–552, fols. 553–64, pp. 565–788, [6] ff. V: [1] f., 208 pp., pp. 259–410, 459–770, 777–99, 791–975, 974–88, [6] ff. VI: Frontis., [1] f., xvi, 148 pp., pp. 177–352, 361–656, [4] ff.; fold. plt. VIII: Title-leaf, pp. 731–890 (837, 838 repeated), 913–1056, 1059–74, 1097–1431; [1] p., [9 (index)] ff. VIII: Frontis., title-leaf, [4] ff., pp. 1–76, 101–252, 401–786, .
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I Made Them Learn Some Songs to Sing to Their Own Dancing”
Ruskin, John.  Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs. [William] Cowper [later Cowper-Temple]. Winnington Hall, Northwich, Cheshire: [ca. 12 December 1864]. 12mo (20 x 12.5cm; 7.875" x 4.875:). 3 pp.
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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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Seven Successful Sermons
Russel, Robert.  Seven sermons on different important subjects ... the sixty-second edition. Philadelphia: Pr. by R. Folwell for R. Campbell, 1795. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). 84 pp.
$275.00
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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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“The Grisly Form ofStar-Chamber Tyranny Stared Me in the Face
Russell, William.  Letters of William Russell, on the doctrineofconstructive contempt. With a true copy of the original affidavit, upon which the sheriff of the county of Dublin was attached, and an accurate report of the judgment of the King's Bench in that case. Dublin: [s.n.], 1786. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [iii]–xl, 155, [1] pp. (lacking half-title).
$1000.00
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AnInnocent Man ExecutedHis Speech, His “Paper”
Russell, William.  The speech of the late Lord Russel, to the sheriffs: Together with the paper deliver’d by him to them, at the place of execution, on July 21. 1683. [colophon: London: John Darby (by direction of the Lady Russel), 1683]. Folio (30.2 cm, 11.9"). 4 pp.
$350.00
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Bloody Coups, Harem Intrigues, *&* Mahometan” Law
Rycaut, Paul.  The history of the present state of the Ottoman Empire. Containing the maxims of the Turkish polity, the most material points of the Mahometan religion, their sects and heresies, their convents and religious votaries. Their military discipline, with an exact computation of their forces both by sea and land. London: Pr. by T[homas] N[ewcomb] for Joanna Brome, 1682. 8vo (19.1 cm, 7.5"). Engr. t.-p., [7] ff., 255 (196 skipped in pagination, 199 repeated), 260–406 pp., [3] ff.; 12 plts.
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