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Handed Down From Our Grandmothers”
Ladies' Union of the Flatbush Congregational Church.   The colonial cook book. Brooklyn: Ladies' Union of the Flatbush Congregational Church (pr. by the Scientific Press, Robert Drummond & Co.), 1911. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). vi, [2], 287, [1] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Pictures in Song” *&* in Sketch & PhotoHai-Kai”
Lafferty, Robert C. (Bob).  Scores of cheerful epigrams in hai-kai form and with sketches. New York: The Culture Press, 1929. 8vo. [4 (blank)], v–xi, [1 (blank)], 17–123, [13 (1 blank)] pp.; illus.
$55.00
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“A Delectable Tale”
La Harpe, Jean-François de; Frank Swettenham, trans.; Clément-Pierre Marillier, illus.  Three gifts: An Arab love story. London: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd., 1928. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.75"). 76 pp.; 5 col. plts.
$30.00
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Flattery Put Out of Countenance: A Poetical Version
of anANCIENT Tale”
Lamb, Charles.  Prince Dorus. London: Field & Tuer (The Leadenhall Press), 1889. 8vo (20.2 cm, 7.95"). xii, 31, [1] pp.; 10 plts. (9 col.).
$145.00
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America Underfoot”
Landreau, Anthony N.  America underfoot: A history of floor coverings from colonial times to the present. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1976. Small 4to. ix, [1 (blank)], 76, [2 (blank)] pp.; illus.
$22.00
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The Edible Plants of the WorldUpdated Edition
Lankester, Edwin.  Vegetable substances used for the food of man. London: Charles Knight & Co., 1846. 12mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). 2 vols. in 1. vi, [5]–248, 260 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Selling Hair Tonic in Spain
Lanman & Kemp.  Tónico Oriental para el cabello. [Barcelona?]: Lanman & Kemp, [1864]. 8vo. 4 pp.; illus.
$45.00

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Exploring One of those Lesser Paths” of History
One Hundred Illustrations”
Larwood, Jacob, & John Camden Hotten.  The history of signboards, from the earliest times to the present day... sixth edition. London: John Camden Hotten, 1867. 8vo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). Col. frontis., x, 536 pp.; 19 plts.
$200.00
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The Secret Is in Their EyesFive Volumes as Here BoundHundreds of Engravings
Including the work of Fuseli & Blake
Lavater, John Caspar.  Essays on physiognomy, designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind ... illustrated by more than eight hundred engravings accurately copied; and some duplicates added from originals. London: Printed for John Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street; H. Hunter, D.D. Charles's-Square; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache's-Row, Hoxton, 1789–98. 4to in 2's (34.1 cm, 13.4"). 3 vols. in 5. I: [11] ff., iv, [10], 281 pp. (i.e., 285); 15 plates. II, part 1: xii, 238 pp.; 45 plates. II, part 2: [3] ff., pp. [239]–444; 47 plates. III, pt. 1: xii, 252 pp.; 25 plates. III, pt. 2: [3] ff., pp. 253-437 (i.e., 181 pp.), [9] pp.; 42 plates.
$2500.00
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Breton Folk Literature Legacy Music & Engraved Plates
La Villemarqué, Théodore Hersart, Vicomte de; & Tom Taylor, trans.  Ballads and songs of Brittany ... translated from the “Barsaz-Breiz” of Vicomte Hersart de la Villemarqué. London & Cambridge: Macmillan & Co. (pr. by Bradbury & Evans), 1865. 4to (21.4 cm, 8.4"). Frontis., xxii, [2], 239, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
$400.00
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“The Vitality of Fictionalized Autobiography”
Lawrence, D.H.; Sheila Robinson, illus.; Robert Gorham Davis, intro.   Sons and lovers. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (27.2 cm, 10.7"). x, [4], 443, [3] pp.; 12 col. plts.; illus.
$100.00

A Concise Overview for aVery Special Student Subset
Le Blond, Guillaume.  Abregé de geometrie à l'usage des pages de la Grande Ecurie du Roy. Où l'on donne ce qui est le plus nécessaire pour entrer dans l'étude des fortifications. Paris: Joseph Bullot & Jombert, 1737. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [4], 162, [6] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
$450.00
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Robin Is to the Greenwood Gone
Lees, Jim, ed.; David Gentleman, illus.  The ballads of Robin Hood. Cambridge: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1977. 4to (27.9 cm, 11"). Frontis., xxiii, [1], 206, [2] pp.; 7 plts., illus.
$75.00
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L’homme fossile en Europe”
Le Hon, Henri Sébastien.  L’homme fossile en Europe son industrie, ses moeurs, ses oeuvres d’art ... cinquième édition avec une notice biographique .... Paris: J. Baudry, 1878. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.9"). Frontis., viii, 487, [1] pp.; 3 plts.
$250.00

With Upwards of Fifty Illustrations”
Lemon, Mark; Charles H. Bennett & Richard Doyle, illus.   Fairy tales. London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., 1868. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.83"). [12], 189, [3] pp.; 6 plts., illus.
$300.00
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Ancient Dress.  51 Copper-Engraved Plates.
Lens, André Corneille.  Le costume ou essai sur les habillements et les usages de plusieurs peuples de l’antiquité, prouvé par les monuments. Liege: Aux dépens de l’auteur, chez J.F. Bassompierre, 1776. 4to (24.9 cm, 9.8"). xxxi, [1], 411, [1] pp.; 51 plts
$1750.00
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20 Poems + a Van Vliet Print
Leontief, Estelle Marks.  Whatever happens. West Burke, VT: Janus Press, 1975. Small 4to (24 cm, 9.25"). [16] ff.,1 col. illus.
[SOLD]
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Illustrated Admiration
Life of General Scott.  [New York?: 1852?]. 8vo. 32 pp.
$110.00
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The LEC on Book Arts
(Limited Editions Club).  Macy, George, ed.  The dolphin number two. A journal of the making of books. New York: The Limited Editions Club (at the Yale University Press), 1935. Folio (30.9 cm, 12.18"). 329, [21] pp.; illus.
$70.00
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Celebrating250 Fine Books
Limited Editions Club.  Quarto-Millenary: The first 250 publications and the first 25 years 1929–1954 of the Limited Editions Club. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1959. Folio (31.6 cm, 12.45"). xiii, [5], 295, [3] pp.; illus.
$175.00
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NO CRIES Are Sure of Such Renown, as Those of
Famous London Town”
London cries for children.  Philadelphia: Johnson & Warner (pr. by John Bouvier), 1810. 24mo (14 cm, 5.5"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 40 pp.; illus.
$400.00
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Interesting Reading & Interesting Illustration
Long, George.  The British Museum: Egyptian antiquities.  London: Charles Knight, 1832–36. 12mo. 2 vols. I: viii, 399, [1 (errata)] pp., [1 (ads)] f. II: viii, 488 pp.
$200.00
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You Must Do It Yourself, You Must Not Leave It to Others!
The Classic Pilgrim Love Triangle
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth.  The courtship of Miles Standish.  Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co., [ca. 1910–20?]. 8vo. [2], 152, [86] pp.; 12 plts.
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Illustrated Almanac
Low, Nathanael.  Low's almanack, and astronomical and agricultural register; for the year of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, 1819. Boston: Munroe & Francis, [1818]. 12mo (17.4 cm, 6.85"). [36] pp.; illus.
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Some of the Most Horrible & Shocking Murders & Daring Robberies
Ever Committed by One of the Female Sex”:

The Legend of Patty Cannon
   
(Lucretia P. Cannon).  Narrative and confessions of Lucretia P. Cannon, who was tried, convicted, and sentenced to be hung at Georgetown, Delaware, with two of her accomplices. New York: Pr. for the publishers (Erastus E. Barclay & Clinton Jackson), 1841. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.54"). Frontis., [2], [5]–24 pp.
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“'Ye Nymphs!' He Cry'd, 'Ye Dryads!'”
Lyttelton, George Lyttelton, Baron.  The poetical works of George Lord Lyttelton with additions: To which is prefixed, an account of his life. London: Pr. by C. Whittingham for Cadell and Davies, Longman and Rees, et al., 1801. 8vo (16.4 cm, 6.45"). Engr. title-page, x, [4], 147, [1] pp. (half-title lacking); 4 plts.
$225.00
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