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Sirs Substantive & Pronoun, Corporal Syllable,
& of Course Captain Word
. . .
[Peacock, Thomas Love].  Sir Hornbook, or, Childe Launcelot's expedition. A grammatico-allegorical ballad. London: Joseph Cundall, 1843. 16mo (16 cm, 6.125"). 28, 3, [5] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$295.00
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BIRDS, Eagerly Partying
The peahen at home, or the swan's bridal day.  London: J.L. Marks, [ca. 1842]. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.75"). [8] ff.; illus.
$450.00
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The Classic, Magical Stories & Wonderful Illustrations
Perrault, Charles.  Contes des fées. Paris: Le Fuel, [ca. 1813]. Oblong 32mo (10.6 cm, 4.125"). Col. frontis., engr. t.-p., 258 pp.; 12 col. plts.
$1500.00
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The New French Classicism Le nouveau classicisme français
Perrault, Claude.  Ordonnance des cinq especes de colonnes selon la methode des anciens. Paris: Jean Baptiste Coignard, 1683. Folio (37.3 cm, 14.75"). [8], xxvii, [1], 124 pp.; 6 plts.
$2850.00
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AMAZONSIllustrated!
Petit, Pierre.  De amazonibus dissertatio, quâ an verè extiterint, necne, variis ultro citroque conjecturis & argumentis disputatur. Amstelodami: apud Johannem Wolters & Yserandum Haring, 1687. 12mo (17 cm, 6.125"). [6] ff, 398 pp., [6] ff., illus. (without the map).
$450.00
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Pleasing Provenance & Woodcut Illustrations
Petrarca, Francesco [i.e., Petrarch]; Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo, commentator.   Il Petrarcha con la spositione di M. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo. [colophon: In Venetia: per Domenico Giglio, 1553]. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). 2 vols. in 1. [94], 346 pp.; illus.
$1650.00
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FALLS fromVermont to Hawaii
Pfahl, John.  Waterfall. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, [2000]. Oblong 8vo (12 cm, 4.75"). [36] pp., [1 (laid-in)] f.; illus.
$125.00
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A Rightly Coveted LARGE-ScaleWork of Victorian Lithography
Queenborough Provenance & Romantic, Exotic “Views”
Phillips, John, & A. Rider.  Mexico illustrated in twenty-six drawings: with descriptive letterpress, in English and Spanish. London: E. Atchley, 1848. Folio extra (51 cm; 20.5"). Lithographic title-page and 25 excellent lithograph plates.
$27,500.00
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Little Boys Should not Meddle with Guns”
Picket, Albert.  A picture book for little children. Philadelphia: Kimber & Conrad, no date (1812?). Narrow 24mo (14 x 6.5 cm; 5.5" x 2.5"). [12] ff., illus.
$165.00
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Biography of Savonarola byHis Friend
Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni Francesco.  Vita R. P. Fr. Hieronymi Savonarolae ferrariensis, ord. praedicatorum. Paris: Sumptibus Ludovici Billaine, 1674. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). Vol. I of II. Frontis., [18] ff., 385 [i.e., 375], [1] pp. Plates.
$900.00
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In a Wonderful, COLORFUL Slipcase withEmbossed & Chromolithographed Onlays
Picture books for little children. London: Religious Tract Society, 56, Paternoster Row, 65, St. Paul's Churchyard, and 164, Piccadilly, [ca. 1865]. 16mo (15 cm, 6"). 12 vols. Each volume 12 pp.
$950.00
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How to Paint, According toOne of the Great French Critics
Piles, Roger de.  Cours de peinture par principes. Amsterdam & Leipzig: Arkstee & Merkus; Paris: Chez les Freres Estienne, 1767. 12mo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., [8], 389, [11] pp.; 2 plts.
$250.00
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LEC Plato:  Love, Friendship, & Hiccups”
Plato.  Dialogues on love and friendship. New York: Printed at the Press of A. Colish for the members of The Limited Editions Club, 1968. Folio (28 cm, 11"). xiv, [3], 208, [2] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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BENEDICTINES Come to the New World
with COLUMBUS
A FINE Engraved Title-Page & 18 Splendid Plates
[Plautius, Caspar]. Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis.... [Linz], 1621. Folio (32.6 cm, 12.875"). )(4 (-)(4, blank) A–M4 N4 (-N4, blank); Engr. t.-p., [2] ff., 101, [1] pp.; 18 plts.
$27,000.00

Poe in French withDulac Illustrations & Designs
Poe, Edgar Allan; J. Serruys, trans.; & Edmund Dulac, illus.   Les cloches et quelques autres poèmes. Paris: L'Édition d'Art H. Piazza, [1913]. 4to (30 cm, 12"). 96 pp.; 28 col. plts., illus.
$550.00
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Pomet's Own Edition ofHis Guide to Drugs
Pomet, Pierre.  Le marchand sincere ou traite general des drogues simples et composes. Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1695. Folio (40 cm, 15.75"). Frontis., [12], 304 (i.e., 332), 108, 116, [38], 16 pp.; 5 of 6 plts., illus.
$4500.00
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Justly Styled the Best Satire Extant”Illustrated
Pope, Alexander.  The rape of the lock, an heroi-comical poem. London: Pr. by T. Bensley for F.J. du Roveray et al., 1798. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., xxix, [1], 79, [1] pp.; 5 plts.
$275.00
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Compendium of Early Physiognomy, in Italian,
& with a Byzantine Forgery
Porta, Giovanni Battista [Giambattista] della; Antonius Polemo (attrib.); Giovanni Ingegneri.   La fisonomia dell'huomo, et la celeste ... libri sei. Venetia: Sebastian Combi & Gio. LaNoù, 1652. 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.55"). Add. engr. t.-p., [30], 598, [18], 190, [2], 134 pp.; illus.
$1500.00
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Teach Yourself HeraldryWith Illustrated Examples
Prade, Jean Le Royer, sieur de.  Le trophée d'armes héraldiques, ou la science du blason. Paris: Chez Nicolas & Iean de la Coste, 1659. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.85"). Frontis., [4], 7–50, 31 (illus.), 52–99, [5 (index)] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Did Pizarro Really Draw aLine in the Sand?
Prescott, William Hickling.  History of the conquest of Peru, 1524–1550. Mexico City: Imprenta Nuevo Mundo for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1957. Folio (32 cm, 12.6). xxxvi, 252 pp., [2] pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Z (as in) Zany, Zebra, Zebedee
ALarge-Letter Hand-Colored Alphabet
The pretty alphabet.  Boston: Lilly, Wait & Co., 121 Washington St., [1833–34]. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). [8] ff.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Mini” Natural History Chapbook
Pretty rhymes about birds and animals for little boys and girls.  New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, [ca. 1860]. Miniature (7.8 cm, 3"). 8 pp.; illus.
$65.00
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Limited Edition500 CopiesArt-Deco Illustrations
Prévost, l'Abbé.  Manon Lescaut. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1928. Sm. folio (32.3 cm, 12.75"). [8], ix, [1], 141, [3] pp.; 12 col. plts.
$150.00
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Introduction by Dickens — Illustrations by Tenniel, Millais, Palmer, et al.
Procter, Adelaide Anne.  Legends and lyrics. London: Bell & Daldy, 1866. 8vo (22.9 cm; 9"). Frontis., [10] ff., 329, [1] pp., 20 plts.; lacks dedication leaf.
$100.00
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“A Faint Heart Never Won a Fair Lady”
Proverbs of Little Solomon. Containing entertaining stories...  Edinburgh: Published by Oliver & Boyd, Netherbow, [1808–09]. 48mo (10.3 cm, 4"). [32] pp. (including wrappers); illus.
$475.00
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Illustrations by Dulac & aBRIGHT BRASS BIRD on the Cover
Pushkin, Alexander.  The golden cockerel. New York: The Limited Editions Club, n.d. [1950]. 4to (30.9 cm, 12.125"). 41, [3] pp.; 4 col. plts., illus.
[SOLD]
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AND If You Read this Book to Methe Raree Show You Then Will See”
“Puzzlecap, Peter” [pseud.], comp.  Gammer Gurton's garland of nursery songs, and Toby Tickle's collection of riddles. Glasgow: Lumsden & Son, [1815–1820?]. Near miniature (10 cm, 3.875"). 32 pp.; illus.
$300.00
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