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Hand-Colored New Orleans IllustrationsPresentation CopySigned by the Artist
Cable, George Washington.  Old Creole days. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1943. 8vo (25.9 cm, 10.2"). Col. frontis., xxxi, [1], 224, [2] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$150.00
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Life & LettersA German Neo-Latin Poet
Camerarius, Joachim.    Narratio de H. Eobano Hesso, comprehendens mentionem de compluribus illius aetatis doctis & eruditis uiris, composita à Ioachimo Camerario Pabebergensi. Epistolae Eobani Hessi ad Camerarium & alios quosdam, familiari in genere .... Norimbergae: Ioanne Montano & Ulrico Neubero, 1553. 8vo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). A–Z8a–b8 (O4 bound in after O5); [200] ff. [bound with] Hessus, Helius Eobanus. Libellus alter, epistolas complectens Eobani et aliorum quorundam doctissimorum virorum, necnon versus varii generis atque argumenti.... Lipsiae: Ex officina Papae, 1557. 8vo. A–K8 (-A8); [79] ff. (last leaf of preface/errata lacking). [and the same author’s]. [Tertius libellus epistolar. Eobani et aliorum.] [colophon:] Lipsiae: M. Ernesti Voegelini Constantiensis, 1561. 8vo. A–T8 (-A1, -T8 [final blank]); [150] ff. (title-page and final blank lacking).
$2000.00
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    “General Reading” & Inexpensive,  click here.

English Camões in Green Morocco
Camões, Luís de.  Poems, from the Portuguese of Luis de Camoens. London: J. Carpenter (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1805. 8vo. Frontis., [4], 160 pp.
$250.00
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Renaissance Classics withCommentary from Two Modern Masters
Campion, Thomas.  Selected songs of Thomas Campion. Boston: David Godine, 1973. Folio. 161, [1] pp.; illus.
$85.00
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The Broadway (of New Haven) BroadsidesScarce Small Press Items
Capet, Uther [pseud. of Arthur Head].  [20 pieces from the Profile Press.] An adventure achieved by one, Sigismondo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini, about the year 1430 A.D. being at that time thirteen years old. New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. 8vo (22 cm, 8.65"). [4] ff. (2 copies of the above). [with (all following the same author's, unless specified; all New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930)] The American scene. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Apologia pro arte poetica sua. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [andB., R.T. The ballad of Tuttle's. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.65"). [1] f., fold. [and] The color: A retelling of some well-known tales of the American Negro. 16mo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). [4] ff. [and] Colourations: Four sonnets. 16mo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). [4] ff. [and] Ex: Four characters of mooted fame with prologue & epilogue. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.75"). [4] ff. [and]  Field, Eugene. Little Willie. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). [1] f. [and] Four English stories drawn from contemporary sources. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the Jewish-American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the modern American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the old Spanish. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Hot from Hollywood. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Ode in imitation of Horace. 8vo (24.6 cm, 9.7"). [1] f., fold. [and] On the menstrual phase of literature and art. 16mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [1] f., fold. [and] Pullman recreations. 16mo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Stenographic sallies. 16mo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] A Western fairy tale. Folio (32 cm, 12.65"). [1] f. (2 copies).
$475.00
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Institutionally Approved as aVirtuous Juvenile Reading Book
Cardell, William S.  Story of Jack Halyard, the sailor boy: or, the virtuous family. Philadelphia: Stereotyped by L. Johnson for Uriah Hunt, 1832. 24mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). Frontis., 234, 8 (ads for Uriah Hunt) pp.; illus.
$50.00
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A LONG-POPULAR! ILLUSTRATED Work onAncient Mythology
Cartari, Vincenzo.  Le imagini de gli dei de gli antichi del signor Vincenzo Cartari, reggiano, nelle quali sono descritte la religione de gli antichi, li idoli, riti & ceremonie loro ... et con l'espositione in epilogo di ciascheduna & suo significato. Venetia : Appresso Euangelista Deuchino, 1625. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [14] ff., 418 pp., fold. plate; illus.
$850.00
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THREE Classics with Commentary, in aPRIZE BINDING
Catullus, Gaius Valerius; Tibullus; & Propertius.  Catullus, Tibullus et Propertius, ex recensione Joannis Georgii Graevii, cum notis integris Jos. Scaligeri, M. Ant. Mureti, Achill. Statii, Roberti Titii, Hieronymi Avantii, Jani Dousae patris & filii, Theodori Marcilii, nec non selectis aliorum. Trajecti ad Rhenum [Utrecht]: Rudolphi a Zyll, G.F., 1680. Thick 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). 2 pts. in 1. [12] ff., 638, [2] pp.; 662 pp. (i.e., 672), [32] ff.
$950.00
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Star-Crossed Italian LoversPeregrino & Genevera
Caviceo, Jacopo.  Il peregrino. Vinegia: Pietro di Nicolini da Sabbio, 1538. 8vo (15 cm, 5.9"). [16] pp., 271, [1 (blank)] ff.; illus.
$2250.00
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Tilting at Windmills, Protecting Dulcinea, & Flying to the MOON
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. Primera parte del ingenioso hidalgo don Qvixote de la Mancha. En Brucelas: Por Huberto Antonio, 1617. 8vo ( 16.8 cm; 6.625"). [8] ff., 583, [1] p., [3] ff. (one leaf in facsimile).
$18,000.00
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Famous AdventuresFamous Illustrations
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, & George Cruikshank (illustrator).   Illustrations of Don Quijote, in a series of fifteen plates. London: Charles Tilt, 1834. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.625"). [2], [30] pp., 15 plts.
$750.00
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Adventures of an Unfortunate Spaniard
Céspedes y Meneses, Gonzalo de.  Poema tragico del español Gerardo, y desengaño del amor lascivo. Primera, y segunda parte. Madrid: Don Pedro Marin, 1788. 4to (20.8 cm, 8.4"). [4], 447, [1] pp.
$975.00
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AMERICAN EditionAMERICAN Bespoke Binding Complete & ATTRACTIVE
Chalmers, Alexander.  The British essayists: With prefaces, historical and biographical, by A Chalmers. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1856–57. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 38 vols. (1, 2, 5, 6, 13, 14, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, & 32 with frontis.)
$2200.00
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Why the Believers Believed . . .
Chalmers, George. An apology for the believers in the Shakspeare-papers, which were exhibited in Norfolk-Street. London: Thomas Egerton, 1797. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). iv, 628 pp.; 1 plt.
$600.00
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Why the Believers BelievedA Supplement
Chalmers, George. A supplemental apology for the believers in the Shakspeare-papers: Being a reply to Mr. Malone’s answer, which was early announced, but never published. London: Thomas Egerton, 1799. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). vii, 654, [2] pp.
$400.00
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A Southern Hero Enters the “Brawl with Boston”Illustrated by Christy
Girl Heroes, Prominent!
Chambers, Robert W.  The maid-at-arms. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1902. 8vo. Frontis., vi, [6], 342, [6] pp.; 7 plts.
$75.00
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One of theGreat EARLY Chaucerian Collections
Chaucer, Geoffrey.  The workes of Geffrey Chaucer, newlie printed, with diuers addicions, whiche were neuer in print before: with the siege and destruccion of the worthy citee of Thebes, compiled by Ihon Lidgate, Monke of Berie... [London: Pr. by Jhon [sic] Kyngston for Jhon [sic] Wight, 1561]. Folio (33.7 cm, 13.25"). [4], CCCLXVII ff. (lacking 6 prelim. ff., incl. t.-p., and “General Prologue”; pagination erratic; CCCLXXVIII lacking but supplied in facsimile).
$8000.00
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LEC Chekhov
Chekhov, Anton.  The short stories of Anton Chekhov. Avon, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1973. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). xv, [1], 315, [3] pp.; 10 col. plts.
$85.00
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“And He Cried,If the Rogues Like My Book so Well, Another Year I Will Try
(Christmas Gift Annual for Children).  The Saint Nicholas gift. For little boys and girls. Boston: T.H. Carter & Co., 1844. 32mo (11.6 cm; 4.5"). xii, [1], 14–104, [4] pp.; 7 leaves of plates; illus.
$150.00
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He GaveHimself the Last Word
Churchill, Charles.   The conference. London: G. Kearsly, 1763. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). [2], 19, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking half-title).
$200.00
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LEC CiceroDesign by Mardersteig
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  Orations and essays. Verona: Pr. for the Limited Editions Club at the Stamperia Valdonega, 1972. 8vo. XXVII, [1], 298, [4] pp.; 12 plts.
$125.00
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Capturing an AgeOne Biography at a Time
[Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
$450.00
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“In Xanadu Did Kulba Khan” & Two Coleridge Heroines First & Second Editions
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.  Christabel, &c. London: Pr. for John Murray by William Bulmer & Co., 1816. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], [v]–vii, [1], 64 pp. (2 prelim. ff. lacking). [with]  Zapolya: A Christmas tale, in two parts. London: Pr. for Rest Fenner by S. Curtis, 1817. 8vo. [6], 128 pp.
$3500.00
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Illustrated & Signed byFrançoise Gilot
Colette.  Break of day. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1983. 4to (27.9 cm, 11"). xiii, [1], 137, [5] pp.; three plates.
$140.00
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He Dined withDr. Johnson & Garrick
Collins, William.  Poems of William Collins. London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1929. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). viii, 179, [1] pp., [1] f.
$425.00
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Satire of Pennsylvania Politics at theStart of the French & Indian War
(Colonial American Satire).  A fragment of the chronicles of Nathan Ben Saddi. Printed in Philadelphia by James Chattin, 1758. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1904. 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [1] f., 18 pp., [1] f., xv plates (facsimiles) in color.
$100.00
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“A Story of Modern AmericanLife”
Colton, Arthur.  The debatable land. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1901. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [10], 312, [8] pp.
$65.00
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LA ESCENA SE FINGE EN AMERICA
(&)RACE Is Right Up Front
Comella, Luciano Francisco.  Pieza en un acto, titulada El negro sensible. [colophon: Valencia: Imprenta de Laborda], no date [ca. 1820?]. Small 4to. [8] pp.
$85.00
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May Content Gild with Smiles EveryHour as it Flies
(Commonplace Book).  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Album.” [U.K.: 1828–33]. 8vo (18.9 cm, 7.45"). [143] ff.; illus.
$1875.00
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Fine Press Edition withImportant Scholars' Essays
Compagnoni, Giuseppe.  Las Vigilias de Tasso traducidas del Italiano por el ciudadano Lelardo. Tacambaro, Michoacan, Mexico: Taller Martin Pescador, 2016. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). xv, [1 (blank)], 131, [1] pp.
$750.00
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Un Hombre Como Yo de Tal Nobleza . . . ”
Concha, Josef [José].  Monologo unipersonal titulado: Don Anton el Holgazan. [Madrid]: El Puesto de Josef Sanchez, [ca. 1799-1803]. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.4"). 8 pp.
$150.00
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Who's Happier?
[drop title] A conference between a king and a Christian, recommended by the late Mr. S. Medley of Liverpool. London: Pr. by W. Day, 17, Goswell Street, for L.I. Higham, No. 6, Chiswell Street, n.d. (ca. 1840). 12mo. 4 pp.
$35.00
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The LEC DoesRight by CONFUCIUS
Confucius.  The analects of Confucius. New York: Pr. at the Plantin Press for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1970. 8vo (28.2 cm, 11.2"). xxvii, [5], 131, [3] pp.; 12 col. plts.
$150.00
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The Muse of Poetry Holds Unbounded Power” over
Time & Fame
Congreve, William.  The birth of the muse. London: Jacob Tonson, 1698 [i.e., 1697]. Folio (32.2 cm, 12.7"). [2], 10 pp.
$625.00
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The Last (First?) Appearance ofCaptain Tom Lingard
Conrad, Joseph.  The rescue a romance of the shallows. Garden City & New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1920. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [8], 404, [2] pp.
$225.00
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I am anxious you should do a writing portrait . . . ”
Cook, Eliza.  A.L.s. (“Eliza”) to “My dear Sec.” London: 6 June 1860. 12mo (7.25" x. 4.5"). 1 p.
$275.00
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Gorgeous 19th-Century MedievalismDistinguished Binding,
  Special Hand-Coloring, *&* Happy Provenance
Costello, Louisa Stuart, trans.  Specimens of the early poetry of France from the time of the troubadours and trouveres to the reign of Henri Quatre. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1835. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7,65"). x, [2], [xi]–xlix, 298 pp. (lacking half-title); 4 col. plts.
$475.00
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A Cavalier PoetHis Works
Cowley, Abraham.  The works...consisting of those which were formerly printed: and those which he design’d for the press, now published out of the authors original copies. The fourth edition. London: Henry Herringman (pr. by J.M.), 1674. Folio (30 cm, 11.8"). πa–c4B–Z4Aa–Zz4Aaa 211;Ccc4Ddd2A–S4T2; frontis., [42], 41, [1 (blank)], 80, [4], 70 (59/60 skipped in pagination, text uninterrupted), 154, 23, [1 (blank)], 148 pp.
$875.00
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Early Nonesuch The First BookGooden Illustrated
Cowley, Abraham, trans.  Anacreon done into English out of the original Greek. Soho: Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). [108] pp.; 5 plts.
$150.00
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LEC: American Expatriate Literary Culture
Cowley, Malcolm.  Exile's return[:] a literary odyssey of the 1920's. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1981. 8vo (25.2 cm, 9.9"). xx, [2], 281, [3] pp.; illus.
$400.00
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One of the40 Special Copies
Cox, Morris.   14 triads. London: Gogmagog Private Press, 1967. Narrow small 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.625"). [13] double leaves; illus.
$325.00
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Anti-Romantic VERSES of Love & Loss
Crabbe, George.  Tales of the hall. Boston: Wells & Lilly, 1819. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). 2 vols. I: xxi, [1], 250 pp. II: ix, [1], 267, [1] pp.
$275.00
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Then On to Meet Gaspar Maillol”
Craig, Edward Gordon.  Gordon Craig's Paris diary, 1932–1933. North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1982. Small 4to (22 cm; 8.625"). 154 pp., [1 (colophon)] f., col. facsims.
$125.00
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“The Valence & Gravity of Writing Undefined”
The Additional Bifolium Laid In
  
Crane, George.  Poems from the novel. [Tannersville, NY]: Tideline Press, 1976. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [64] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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TooVicious & Offensive for its Time
Crane, Stephen.  Maggie a girl of the streets. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1974. 8vo. 105, [3] pp.; 6 plts.
$100.00
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Making Her Own Way on StageCarpenter Illustrations, Richardson Binding
Crawford, F. Marion.  Fair Margaret: A portrait. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1905. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75). [6], 383, [5 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts.
$65.00
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Years & Years' Worth ofSelf-Sacrifice On Both the Man's & the Woman's Part
Crawford, F. Marion.  A rose of yesterday. New York & London: Macmillan & Co., 1897. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [4], 218, [10 (adv.)] pp.
$75.00
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Bite-Sized Theatrical Morsels inFancy Dress Signed Bindings
Cruz, Ramón de la.  Sainetes de D. Ramón de la Cruz. Barcelona: Biblioteca “Arte y Letras” E. Domenech y Ca., 1882. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8"). 2 vols. I: [4], xliii, [1], 338, [2] pp.; 16 plts. (some incl. in pagination). II: [4], 343, [5] pp.; 5 plts.
$275.00
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THIS IS NOT A BOOK!Signed by the Poet
Cummings, E.E.  By E.E. Cummings. New York: Covici Friede, 1930. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.45"). 63, [1] pp.; illus.
$225.00
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Collection of CarolsMedievalesque” ChromolithograpyZaehnsdorf Binding
Cundall, Joseph, compiler.  A booke of Christmas carols, illuminated from ancient manuscripts in the British Museum. London: Henry G. Bohn, [1845]. 4to (19 cm; 7.5"). [16] ff.; illus.
$525.00
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A Pleasing Colines VolumeEditorial Work by Erasmus
& Binding by Lortic
Curtius Rufus, Quintus.  Quintus Curtius De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni. regis Macedonum. Parisiis: Apuvd Simonem Colinaeum, 1543. 8vo (16 cm; 6.25"). [6] ff., 354 pp.
$975.00
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Vindicating the SexA Woman is Merry & Noble & Like a Bee of the Woods /
She Will Make Much from Little
Cynwal, Wiliam.  In defence of woman. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1960. Narrow 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). 28 pp.; col. illus.
[SOLD]
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