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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.
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In aSnazzy Late 19th–Century FRENCH Publisher's Binding
La Fontaine, Jean de.  Fables choisies de la Fontaine illustrées de 65 compositions hors texte par J.-B. Oudry. Paris: Librairie de Théodore Lefèvre et Cie, [ca. 1880]. 4to (27.5 cm, 10.75"). [4], 287, [1] pp. (full-page engravings incl. in pagination); illus.
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FRENCH Women's Fashion in theEnglish REGENCY ERA
(Not Just What to Wear ButWHERE TO GET IT)
[La Mésangère, Pierre de].  Annuaire des modes de Paris, orné de douze gravures. Première année. Paris: Chez l'éditeur ... au Bureau du Journal des Dames, et chez Delaunay, Libraire, 1814. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). 228 pp.; 12 plts.
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Here's a Really Tiny Book in aTINY! Clamshell Case
[Landon, Letitia Elizabeth].  The English bijou almanac for 1837. London: Albert Schloss, 1836. Miniature (2 cm, .787"); in a publisher's slipcase slightly larger. 64 pp.; 7 plts., 4 music pp.
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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.
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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.
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Selling Hair Tonic in Spain
Lanman & Kemp.  Tónico Oriental para el cabello. [Barcelona?]: Lanman & Kemp, [1864]. 8vo. 4 pp.; illus.

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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.
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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.
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The Vitality of Fictionalized Autobiography”
Lawrence, D.H.  Sons and lovers. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (27.2 cm, 10.7"). 443, [3] pp.; 12 col. plts.
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Sensational StoryAppropriate Illustrations
Lawrence, George A.  Breaking a butterfly or Blanche Ellerslie's ending. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1869. 12mo. [2 (1 blank)], v–viii, 395, [1 (blank)] pp.; 7 plts. (lacks ads).
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and observations topographical, physical, mathematical, mechanical, natural, civil, and ecclesiastical. Made in a late journey through the Empire of China, and published in several letters. Particularly upon the Chinese pottery and varnishing; the silk and other manufactures; the pearl fishing; the history of plants and animals. Description of their cities and publick works; number of people, their language, manners and commerce; their habits, oeconomy, and government. The philosophy of Confucius. The state of Christianity, with many other curious and useful remarks. London: Pr. for Benj. Toke & Sam. Buckley, 1697. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [12] ff., 527 [i.e., 543], [1] pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plt. (2 fold.), fold. table.
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Robin is to the Greenwood Gone
Lees, Jim, ed.  The ballads of Robin Hood. Cambridge: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1977. 8vo (27.9 cm, 11"). Frontis., xxiii, [1], 206, [2] pp.; illus.
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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.

A Most Enjoyable Bibliographic Treasure —A VeryMiniature” Miniature Leporello
Lenepveu, Jules-Eugène, & Jean-Jacques Scherrer.  La vie de Jeanne d'Arc. No place: No publisher/printer, [1899–1900s?]. Miniature (3 x 2 cm; 1.125" x .75"). [9] pp., illus.
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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
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Gay Images & Bright Colours” “The Most Archaistic Parts of the Country”
Lepage-Medvey, E.  French costumes. London, Paris, New York: The Hyperion Press, 1939. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [4], 7–23, [1] pp.; 40 col. plts.
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Illustrated Contes de Fées by Madame LévesqueA VERY Nice Copy
[Lévesque, Louise Cavelier].  Le prince des aigues marines et Le prince invisible. Contes. Paris: Coustelier, 1744. 12mo (15.2 cm, 6"). [2], 106, [2], [109]–190 pp.; 5 plts.
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Illustrated Admiration
Life of General Scott.  [New York?: 1852?]. 8vo. 32 pp.
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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.
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The Owl Knows How to ReconcileFarmer & Crows
Lionni, Leo.  Six crows. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). [32] pp.; col. illus.
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Life of Jesus inPictures & Gospel Quotations
Lloyd, Elizabeth Maria.  Fifty illustrations of the gospel narrative of the life of our Lord, chronologically arranged, with exercises, in a series of questions and answers. London: Sampson Low, 1833. 16mo (13 cm, 5.1"). vii, [1], 108, [4] pp.; 50 plts.
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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.
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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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Full of Interesting Matter Relating to this Curious Rock”
López de Ayala, Ignacio. The history of Gibraltar from the earliest period of its occupation by the Saracens. London: William Pickering, 1845. 16mo (16.9 cm; 6.625"). xx, 234 pp., 1 fold. plt.
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Five Icelandic Stories A Handsome & Thoughtful Production from thePENMAEN PRESS
Lowe, Pardee, Jr.  King Harald and the Icelanders. [Lincoln, MA]: Penmaen Press, © 1979. 8vo (24.3 cm, 9.6"). 43, [5] pp.; illus.
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Lucan BearingPlates after Gravelot
Lucanus, Marcus Annaeus.  La pharsale..... Paris: Chez Merlin, 1766. 2 vols. I: 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., [1] f., lxxix, [1 (blank)] 304 pp., [1 (errata)] f.; 5 plates. II: 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.75"). [1] f., 315, [1] pp., [2] ff.; 5 plts.
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Luther Lectures the AugustiniansLucas Cranach Woodcut Title Border
Luther, Martin.  De abroganda missa privata Martini Lvtheri sententia. [colophon: Wittenberg: Ianvario 1522]. 4to (20.7 cm; 8.125"). [44] ff.
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Holbein, Lydgate, Lutzelburge, Didot, Lödel, VELLUM
Lydgate, John, & Hans Holbein, Hans, the younger.  The celebrated Hans Holbein's Alphabet of Death. Paris: printed [by Fermin Didot brothers] for Edwin Tross, 1856. 8vo (21 cm; 8.5"). [34] pp., illus.
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TO Part IX . . .