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The Boise Penrose Copy
Daniel, Samuel.  The collection of the history of England. London: Printed [by Nicholas Okes] for Simon Waterson, 1626. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.5"). [4] ff., 222 pp. (without imprimatur and dedication leaves).
$975.00
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First Use of the Anchor & Dolphin DeviceFirst Aldine Printing of the Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri.  Le terze rime. [Venice: Aldus, 1502]. 8vo (15.2 cm; 6"). [244] ff.
$17,500.00
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LEC:  “A Monumental Dante”
Dante Alighieri.  The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri. New York: Printed at the Officina Bodoni in Verona, Italy, for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1932. Folio (cm, “). xxi, [1], 491, [3] pp.
$200.00
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STUMPED & the KITTENS Are Everywhere” One of 26 Special Copies
Davidson, Michael.  Two views of pears. Berkeley, CA: Sand Dollar, 1973. 8vo (20.1 cm, 7.9"). [10] ff.
$80.00
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An Example of Determination!One Man's Take on Boston
Dearborn, Nathaniel.  Boston notions; being an authentic and concise account of “that village,” from 1630 to 1847. Boston: Printed by N. Dearborn ... sold by W.D. Ticknor & Co., 1848. 16mo (15.9 cm; 6.25"). xx, [3], 8–426 pp., [35] plts., [6] maps.
$175.00
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I Was Born in the Year 1632 . . . ”
Defoe, Daniel.  The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner. London: John Stockdale, 1790. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., engr. t.-p., xii, 389, [1] pp.; 8 plts. II: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–v, [1], 456, [14 (adv.)] pp.; 5 plts.
$1500.00
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Virtue & Vice (But Mostly Vice)
Defoe, Daniel.  Roxana the fortunate mistress or a history of the life and vast variety of fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, afterwards called the Countess de Wintselheim in Germany being the person known by the name of Lady Roxana in the time of Charles II. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1976. Folio (29.2 cm, 11.5"). xiv, 256, [2] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Popular AuthorDecorative Designers Binding
Deland, Margaret.  Dr. Lavendar's people. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1903. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). [viii], 369, [7 (adv.)] pp.; 12 plts.
$45.00
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Dropmore Press Unopened Copy
De Quincey, Thomas.  Revolt of the Tartars or flight of the Kalmuck Khan and his people from the Russian territories to the frontiers of China. London: Dropmore Press, Ltd., 1948. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.6"). [10], 96, [4] pp.; illus.
$65.00
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Dickens Goes toAMERICA
Dickens, Charles.  American notes for general circulation. Avon, CT: Made for the Members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (25.5 cm, 10.1"). Col. frontis., xv, [3], 272, [2] pp.; 2 double-page col. plts., 5 col. plts.
$40.00
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“The First Masterpiece of Dickens's Maturity”
Dickens, Charles.  Dealings with the firm of Dombey and Son wholesale, retail, and for exportation. New York: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1957. 8vo (25.3 cm, 10"). 2 vols. I: xv, [1], 396 pp.; 6 col. plts. II: [10], 798, [2] pp.; 6 col. plts.
$100.00
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The Old Curiosity ShopFirst Book-Form Printing
Dickens, Charles.  Master Humphrey's clock.  London: Chapman & Hall, 1840. 12mo (26.2 cm, 10.3"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., [2], iv, 306 pp.; illus. II: Frontis. (incl. in pagination), vi, 306 pp.; illus. III: Frontis. (incl. in pagination), vi, 426 pp.; illus.
$2500.00
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ALiterary Washington'ianum”
Dinmore, Richard.  Select and fugitive poetry. A compilation. With notes biographical and historical. Washington City: Pr. at the Franklin Press [by James Lyon & Richard Dinmore], 1802. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). 288 pp.
$450.00
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Thomson's Illustrations Beau Brocade”
Dobson, Austin. The ballad of Beau Brocade and other poems of the XVIIIth century. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1892. 8vo. Frontis., xiii, [3], 89, [3] pp.; 25 plts., illus.
$90.00
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Under-Rated?
Donn-Byrne, [Brian Oswald].   Messer Marco Polo. New York: The Century Co., (copyright 1921). 12mo. [4 (3 blank)], frontis., [4 (1 blank)], 147, [5 (blank)] pp.; 4 plts\.
$15.00
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From a DARK Place — Hard Labor in Siberia
 10 STRIKING Wood Engravings
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.  The house of the dead. New York: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1982. 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.55"). xxiii, 360, [4] pp.; illus.
$130.00
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San Francisco's Fin de Siècle BohemiansEntertaining UsMore than a CENTURY Later
Doxey, William; Gelett Burgess; & others.  The Lark. San Francisco: William Doxey, 1895–97. Square 8vo. Each issue: [16] ff., and original wrappers. With the general title-leaves and added index leaves.
[SOLD]
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Well . . . If This is True, We Only Tumbled Out of One Mystery into Another”
Doyle, Arthur Conan.  The valley of fear: a Sherlock Holmes novel. New York: George H. Doran Co., (1914). Small 8vo (19.7 cm; 7.75"). 320 pp.
$375.00
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Just the PoemsALL of Them, for theFirst Time
Dryden, John.  Original poems and translations, by John Dryden. London: Pr. for J. & R. Tonson, 1743. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). 2 vols. I: [12], 336 pp. II: [12], 336 pp.
[SOLD]
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Black Poet, Black Photographers, Black Subjects, Major White Publisher
*&* a Margaret Armstrong Book Design
Dunbar, Paul Laurence.  When Malindy sings. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1903. 8vo (22.5 cm; 8.875").144 pp. (the blank leaf prior to the half-title is included in the page count).
$200.00
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New Homes, New Hearts
Duncan, Norman.  The suitable child. New York: Fleming H. Revell Co., 1909. 4to. Frontis., 96 pp.; 4 plts.
$45.00
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A Grand Monument to Spanish Literature
Durán, Agustín.  Cancionero y romancero de coplas y canciones de arte menor, letras, letrillas, romances cortos y glosas anteriores al siglo XVIII.... Madrid: D. Eusebio Aguado, 1829. 8vo (17.7 cm, 7"). [8], 272, [2 (errata)] pp.
$400.00
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W.A.D. 1880 1980
(Dwiggins, William Addison).  Strand, Julia, ed. A tribute to W.A. Dwiggins on the hundredth anniversary of his birth. New York: Inkwell Press, 1980. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., 153, [3] pp.; illus.
$35.00
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Productions of Intrinsic Merit”Only the Best English Sonnets
Dyce, Alexander, ed.  Specimens of English sonnets. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1833. 16mo (14.2 cm, 5.5"). viii, 224 pp.
$185.00
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