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A Game with Forfeits, a Dictator, & Mirth
(Illustrated Rhyming Game).  The gaping, wide-mouthed, waddling frog: A new and entertaining game of questions and commands with proper directions for playing the game and crying forfeits: Embellished with thirteen coloured engravings. [London]: Republished by Field & Tuer, 1887. Small 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [4], iv, [7]-29, [2] pp., [4 (ads)] ff.; [1] plt., col. illus.
$145.00
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Beauties ofthe Thames Illustrated
Ireland, Samuel.  Picturesque views on the river Thames, from its source in Glocestershire to the Nore; with observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its vicinity. London: T. & J. Egerton, 1792. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). 2 vols. I: Add. engr. t.-p., xvi, 209, [3] pp.; 1 map, 27 plts., illus. II: Add. engr. t.-p., viii (incl. t.-p.), 258, [4] pp.; 1 map, 25 plts., illus.
$1875.00
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WithHoward Pyle's Illustrations; Without Some Other Bits
Irving, Washington.  A history of New-York from the beginning of the world to the end of the Dutch dynasty; containing, among many surprising and curious matters, the unutterable ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the disastrous projects of William the Testy, and the chivalric achievements of Peter the Headstrong — the three Dutch governors of New Amsterdam; being the only authentic history of times that ever hath been or ever will be published. New York: Printed for the Grolier Club, 1886. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.125"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [4 (of 6)] ff., 312 pp., 1 plate; lacks the two prelim. states of the frontis., the half-title, and the colophon leaves. II: [6], 275, [5] pp., [4] leaves of plates l lacks the two prelim. states of the frontis.
$400.00
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EVERYTHING You Need to Know about the Nobility, &Other Tuscan Matters
[Italian Almanac].  Almanacco Toscano 1846. Firenze: Stamperia Granducale, [1846]. 12mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). Engr. t.-p., 689, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
$150.00
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LEC: A Southern Californian Landmark
Jackson, Helen Hunt.  Ramona. Los Angeles: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at The Plantin Press, 1959. 8vo. xiv, [6], 428, [2] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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A QUITELuxurious & Useful Production
Jacquemart, Albert.  Histoire de la céramique. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1873. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). [2] ff., 750, [2] pp. 12 pls.
$425.00
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Persian/Tajik Allegorical PoetryNotes & Handsome Illustration
Jami.   (Edward FitzGerald, trans.).  Salaman and Absa. [An allegory]. Leigh-on-Sea, England: F. Lewis, ltd., (1946). Small 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). 64 pp., color illus.
$30.00
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Up the THAMES in a Rowboat
Jerome, Jerome K.  Three men in a boatto say nothing of the dog!  Ipswich: Pr. by W.S. Cowell Ltd. for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. Oblong 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). xv, [1], 174, [2] pp.; 12 col. plts., 2 double-p. col. plts.
$60.00

Signed Binding on aReward Volume from a Teacher
Johnny and Maggie, and other stories.  Boston: Crosby, Nichols, & Co., [1852–60?]. 16mo (15.3 cm; 6"). 48, 14 pp. (publisher's catalogue).
$42.50
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Model Moral LIVES” forLittle Masters & Misses”
[Johnson, Richard].  The juvenile biographer; containing the lives of little masters and misses, including a variety of good and bad characters. Worcester: Printed by Isaiah Thomas, & sold at his book store, sold also by E. Battelle, Boston, 1787. 16mo (9.5 cm, 3.75"). Frontis.[ii], t-p.[iii], [iv], v–viii, [9], 10–119, [120 (blank)], [121–24 (adv.)], [2 (blank)] pp. (lacks initial blank f.); illus.
[SOLD]
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Grouse Shooting, Percussion Powder, Pointers
Johnson, Thomas Burgeland; Charles Towne, illus.  The shooter's companion. London: Printed by Johnson for Edwards & Knibb and W. Grapel, 1819. 12mo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). XII, [1], 14–156 pp.; 3 plts.
$325.00
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A Comic RompAn Oxford, Meynell LEC Production
Jonson, Ben.  Volpone, or the fox. Oxford: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at the University Press, 1952. Folio. (30 cm, 11.75"). [4], v–xxv, [3], 163, [2] pp.; 17 plts.
$150.00
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There Will Always be Music, Art, & Church Bells . . .
There Will Always be a Memorable Meal
. . .
in San Francisco
Junior League of Pasadena.  The California heritage cookbook. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., © 1976. 8vo (26.6 cm, 10.5"). [8], 424 pp.; illus.
$60.00
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FromNew England to the NILE
[Justel, Henri, ed.].  Recueil de divers voyages faits en Afrique et en l’Amerique, qui n’ont point esté encore publiez.... Paris: Louis Billaine, 1674. 4to (23.7 cm, 9.4"). á4ã4A–Z4Aa–Hh4 Ii2Kk4Ll21§–4§45§2 **A–**C4 a2b–g4 *A–*K4L2; [8] ff., 262, 35, [1 (blank)] 23, [1 (blank)], 49, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 81, [1 (blank)] pp., 3 fold. plans, 4 maps (3 fold.), 9 plts.
$6500.00
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Good Works Greek & Latin A Very Large & Handsome Folio
Justin, Martyr, Saint.  [in Greek, transliterated as] Tou en Hagiois Patros Hemon Ioustinou philosophou kai Martyros Ta heuriskomena panta, [then in roman] S.P.N. Justini philosophi et martyris opera quæ exstant [sic] omnia. Paris: Sumptibus Carolii Osmont, 1742. Large folio (42.6 cm, 16.75"). [3] ff., cxxviii, 657 [i.e., 653], [1] pp.
$900.00
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Grynaeus's Edition Three Maps
Justinus, Marcus Junianus; & Pompeius Trogus.  Justini ex Trogo Pompeio historia diligentissime nunc quidem supra omnes omnium hactenus aeditiones recognita, et ab innumeris mendis - vetusti exemplaris beneficio purgata. Huic accessit commentariolus. Basilae: apud Michaelem Isingrinium, 1539. Small 4to. [16] ff., 319, [1 (blank)] pp.
$2875.00
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With Four Hand-Colored Engraved Plates
The juvenile Plutarch:  Comtaining [sic] accounts of the lives of children and of the infancy of illustrious men, who have been remarkable for their early progress in knowledge. London: R. Phillips; sold by B. Tabart, at the Juvenile Library; T. Gillet, Printer, 1801. 24mo (14 cm, 5.5"). [iv], 212 pp.; 4 plts.
$350.00
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“A Remarkable Piece of Apparatus . . .”
Kafka, Franz; Michael Hafftka, illus.  In the penal colony. South Portland, ME: Silas Andrus, 1987. Small 4to (26.5 cm, 10.5"). [4], 53, [5] pp.; 4 plts. (incl. in pagination).
$285.00
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In Search of A Brave & Sad Account
Kane, Elisha Kent.  Arctic explorations: The second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, ’54, ’55. Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., 464 pp.; 1 fold. map. , 11 plts., illus. II: Frontis., add. engr. t.p., 467, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map, 1 map, 7 plts.
$275.00
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For the Amateur Botanist
Keeler, Harriet L.  Our native trees and how to identify them: A popular study of their habits and their peculiarities. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.875"). xxiii, 533, [5 (4 adv.)] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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A Gift Book forWomen ofElevated Character”
Keese, John, ed.  The opal: A pure gift for the holy days. New York: J.C. Riker, [1846]. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). 304 pp.; 8 engr. plts., without the added engr. title-page.
$100.00
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A Tribute to One of theGreat 19th-Century Bookpeople
With Original Leaves
Kelly, Jerry, comp.  A checklist of books published by William Pickering 1820–1853. Pomona, NY: The Kelly-Winterton Press, 2004. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). x, 56, [3] pp.; 56 plts.
$125.00
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Tom's Journey from Chimney-Sweep toGreat Man of Science”
Kingsley, Charles; A.E. Jackson, illus.  The water babies. London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press (pr. by R. Clay & Sons, Ltd.), 1920. 8vo (23.9 cm, 9.4"). 252 pp.; 16 col. plts.
$275.00
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Featuring Kate Greenaway's First Book Illustration
Kingston, William H.G., & Kate Greenaway, illus.  Infant amusements; or, how to make a nursery happy. With practical hints to parents and nurses on the moral and physical training of children. London: Griffith and Farran, 1867. 12mo (18.7 cm, 7.375"). Frontis, xviii, 183, [1], 32 (adv.) pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Janus Press EditionSigned by Poet & Photographer
Kinnell, Galway.  The Seekonk woods. Concord, NH: Pr. at the Janus Press for William B. Ewert, 1985. 8vo (26.7 cm, 10.5"). [12] pp.; 3 plts.
$250.00
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Anti-Lamarckian Natural Theology Illustrated
Kirby, William.  On the power, wisdom and goodness of God, as manifested in the creation of animals, and in their history, habits and instincts. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1836. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). lxxii, 519, [1], [4 (adv.)] pp.; 20 plts.
$175.00
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EducatingGerman-American Boys & Girls in 1809
Kleine Erzählungen über ein Buch mit Kupfern: oder Leicht Geschichte für Kinder. Philadelphia: Gedruckt [beyJacob Meyer] für Johnson und Warner, 1809. 24mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [22] ff., illus.
$475.00
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FromRomulus Augustulus to Louis Philippe
Koch, Christopher William.  History of the revolutions in Europe.... Middletown [Ct.]: Edwin Hunt, 1833. 2 vols. in 1. 12mo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). I: 280 (i.e., 276) pp.; 4 plts. II: 393, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (blank)] f.; 8 plts.
$125.00

Commedia Dell'Arte & Other Expressive Figures
Kredel, Fritz.  Dolls and puppets of the eighteenth century as delineated in twenty four drawings. Lexington, KY: The Gravesend Press, 1958. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). [20] pp.; 24 plts.
$225.00
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Janus Press Livre d'Artiste Leporello
Kronfeld, Susan.  Spaghettiana. West Burke, VT: The Janus Press, 1976. 8vo (26 cm, 10.2"). [1] f.
$125.00
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