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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.
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Visiting the Land of TigreenAn Illustrated Fantastical Travelogue
& Playful Ethnographic Study
Hand-Written & Extensive
[Imaginary Travel/Voyage/Country].  Manuscript on paper, in English. “The Tigeenish News Paper.” [U.K.: ca. 1940?]. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.51"). [160 (156 used)] pp.; 5 ff. of illus.
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R is for Readers”
Immel, Andrea.   Jack Whirler's alphabet; or, The St. Paul's primer. Adorned with cuts by the Newberys. Princeton: Printed for the Cotsen Childrens' Library, at the sign of the Giant Book, 2014. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 63, [1] pp.; illus.
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Nurse Lovechild's Legacy”The History of Nursery Rhymes
Immel, Andrea, & Brian Alderson.  Tommy Thumb's pretty song-book. The first collection of English nursery rhymes: a facsimile edition with a history and annotations. Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2013. Folio box (32.7 cm, 12.87"). 4to: xv, [1], 121, [1] pp.; illus. I: [4], 59, [5] pp.; illus. II: [2], 64, [4] pp.; illus. III: [2], 63, [3] pp.; illus.
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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.
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May the Blessing of Light Be on You”
An Irish blessing.  [Newark, VT: The Janus Press], 1981. 8vo (25.6 cm, 10.1"). [1] f.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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).
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“The Greatest Commonwealth upon Earth”
[Johnson, Richard]. A new Roman history, from the foundation of Rome to the end of the common-wealth ... Designed for the use of young ladies and gentlemen. London: E. Newbery, 1784. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.67"). [2], vi, 136 pp.; 6 plts.
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In Search of Well-Reasoned HappinessIllustrated
Johnson, Samuel.  The history of Rasselas, prince of Abyssinia. A tale. London: Pr. by C. Whittingham for F. and C. Rivington et al., 1801. 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). Frontis., viii, 192 pp.; 5 plts.
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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.
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Toys & Games & Fun at the Fin de Siecle
Johnson Bros., Harborne, England.  The “Acme” and “Chad Valley” series of New games for winter evenings. Season 1898–9. Harborne, England: Johnson Bros. [published in the Printing Department of Chad Valley Works], 1898. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 40 pp., illus.
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Useful & Entertaining forYoung Persons of Both Sexes
[Jones, Stephen]; Thomas Smith, ed.  Rudiments of reason; or, the young experimental philosopher: Being a series of family dialogues, in which the causes and effects of the various phenomena of nature are rationally and familiarly explained. London: Pr. for J. Harris (by Brettell), 1805. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). xix, [1], 386, [2 (blank)] pp.; 4 plts.
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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.
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FromNew England to the NILE . . .
Considerable Caribbean Content
[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.
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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.
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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.
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Learning the Times Tables with Hand-Colored Pilgrims,
Cherries, Dogs, & Brandy Balls
(Juvenile Mathematics).  Grandmamma Easy's merry multiplication. [London]: Dean & Co., [ca. 1850]. 8vo (25 cm, 9.84"). 8 ff.; col. illus.
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Victorian Illustrated Verse:  A Beautiful Romp through
Late 19th-Century France
[Keary, Eliza?]; Ellen E. Houghton & Thomas Crane, illus.   Abroad. London: Marcus Ward & Co., [1882]. 4to (22 cm, 8.66"). 56 pp.; col. illus.
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Our English Children's Ways to Show”Via Chromolithographs
[Keary, Eliza]; John George Sowerby & Thomas Crane, illus.   At home. London: Marcus Ward & Co., [ca. 1881]. 4to (22 cm, 8.66"). 56 pp.; col. illus.
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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.
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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.
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A Great Bibliographer's “Tools”
Keynes, Geoffrey.  Bibliotheca bibliographici: A catalogue of the library formed by Geoffrey Keynes. London: Trianon Press, 1964. Large 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.375"). xxiii, [1], 444 pp.; 45 plts.
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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.
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Marco Polo's TRAVELS, Adapted for 19th-Century Youth, by a
Court-Martialed Reporter
Knox, Thomas Wallace.  The travels of Marco Polo for boys and girls with explanatory notes and comments. New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons (pr. by Knickerbocker Press), 1885. 4to (23.2 cm, 9.125"). Frontis., xviii, 530 pp.; illus.
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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.

158 (Religious) Images fromTWO Fantastic Designers
Koch, Rudolf, & Fritz Kredel.  Christian symbols. San Francisco: Arion Press, 1996. 4to (28.6 cm, 11.25"). [9], 158, [5] pp.; illus.
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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.
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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.
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