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With a Large Woodcut of the Seal ofWilliam the ConquerorInteresting Provenance
Eadmer.  Eadmeri monachi cantuariensis Historia novorum, sive sui saeculi libri VI res gestas (quibus ipse non modò spectator diligens sed comes etiam & actor plerunq[ue] interfuit) sub Guilielmis I & II & Henrico I Angliae regibus ab anno nempè Salutis MLXVI ad MCXXII potissimùm complexi. In lucem ex Bibliotheca Cottoniana emisit Ioannes Seldenvs, & notas porrò adjecit & spicilegium. Londini: Typis & impensis Guilielmi Stanesbeij, ex officinis Richardi Meighen & Thomae Dew, 1623. Folio (33 cm; 13"). [4 (including initial blank!)] ff., xvi, 218 pp., [1 (blank)] f.; illus.
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Pithy, Ironic, Pen Portraits” of the1630S
Earle, John.  Micro-cosmographie, or, A piece of the world discovered in essayes and characters. Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, England: Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). vi, 73, [1] pp.
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One of 75 Printed Hand-Colored Illustrations
Ehrmann, Paul.  Saving graces. New York: Oliphant Press, 1969. 12mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [24] pp.; illus.
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Politics is the Profession of the Second-rate”   
Eliot, T.S.  Charles Whibley, a memoir. [colophon: London: Pub. by Humphrey Milford, Pr. at the University Press, Oxford, by John Johnson , 1931. 8vo. 13, [3] pp.

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There May be Four Voices. There May Be, Perhaps, Only Two.”
Eliot, T.S.  Three voices of poetry. London: Published for the National Book League by the Cambridge University Press, 1953. 12mo. 23, [1] pp.
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Nonesuch Tribute: Ellis's Essay withNumerous Chapman “Excerpts”
Ellis, Havelock.  Chapman. Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1934. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). 146, [2] pp.
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Charming CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC Collection ofEmerson Quotations
Emerson, Ralph Waldo.  Pearls from Emerson. Buffalo: Hayes Lithographing Co., n.d. [1918?]. 16mo (16.2 cm, 6.4"). [8] ff.
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Editio PrincepsReconstructing the Pre-Socratic Philosophers
Empedocles, et al.  [Two lines in Greek, transliterated as] Poiesis philosophos. Poesis philosophica, vel saltem, Reliquiae poesis philosophicae, Empedoclis, Parmenidis, Xenophanis, Cleanthis, Timonis, Epicharmi. Adiuncta sunt Orphei illius carmina qui à suis appellatus fuit ho theologos. Item, Heracliti et Democriti loci quidam, & eorum epistolae. [Geneva]: Excudebat Henr. Stephanus, 1573. 8vo (17.1 cm; 6.75"). 222, [2 (blank)] pp.
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Venus — Candle-Snuffers?
    (Dress & Politics!)
(English Political Satire PLUS).  Venus attiring the graces. London: J. Dodsley, 1777. 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). 11, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] [Mason, William?] [Ode to Mr. Pinchbeck, upon his newly invented patent candle-snuffers. London: J. Almon, 1776]. [5]–11, [1 (adv.)] pp.
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The Pleasure Philosophy”LECStyle Bruce Rogers the Designer
Epicurus.  The extant remains of the Greek text. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1947. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.3"). xvi, [2], 195, [3] pp.
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Biography of a Nice, ORDINARY Guy
(by anExtraordinary One)
Espinosa, Isidro Félix de.  El cherubin custodio de el arbol de la vida, la Santa Cruz de Queretaro. Vida del Ve. siervo de Dios Fray Antonio de los Angeles, Bustamante. Mexico: Por Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1731. 4to (20 cm; 7.75"). [12] ff., 216 pp., plt. ( port.).

BETWIXTthe Devil & a Doctor Oxford Controversy
Evans, Abel.  The apparition. A poem. Or, a dialogue betwixt the devil and a doctor, concerning the rights of the Christian church. The second edition. [Oxford?], 1710. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). A–C4; 23, [1 (blank)] pp.
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A Politician's Prose & PoetryPresentation Copy
Everhart, James B.  Miscellanies. West Chester, PA: Edward F. James, 1862. 8vo. Frontis., [6], ii, 300 pp.

A Capuchin on the Trinity, with Some POETRY as Well
Feliciano de Sevilla.  El sol increado dios trino y uno, y la grande excelencia de su culto y devocion. Reimpreso en Mexico: por D. Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1790. 4to (20.5 cm; 8.25"). [10] ff., 464 pp.
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Fergusson's First Novel of the Southwest
Fergusson, Harvey.  The blood of the conquerors. New York: Modern Age Books, Inc., 1937. 8vo. [4], 146, [4 (adv.)] pp.

Lannigan & O'Shay at Sea
Decorative Designers” Binding
Fernald, Chester Bailey.  Under the jack-staff. New York: Century Co., 1903. 8vo. [6], 262 pp.
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All the World Knows There is Nothing on Earth to be
Compared to a Highland Chief”
Ferrier, Susan Edmonstone.  Destiny; or, the chief's daughter.  London: Richard Bentley; Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute; Dublin: J. Cumming, 1841. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [4], 428 pp.
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Will He Get the Girl?   The Car Might Help!
Field, Edward Salisbury.  A six-cylinder courtship. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, © 1907. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8.1"). 130 pp.; 7 plts. (1 col.).
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Learning to SPOT aReally GOOD Facsimile
Field, Eugene, & Robert Louis Stevenson.  Excellent facsimiles of three manuscript items. No place: various dates. Various formats: see below.
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First English TranslationDeluxe Binding
Flaubert, Gustave.  November. [London: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd., 1934]. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.24"). 215, [3] pp.; illus.
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For the Shelley Fan, a Revelation & a Fine “Read” . . .
Forman, H. Buxton.  The Shelley library. An essay in bibliography. New York: Haskell House Publishers Ltd., 1971. 8vo. 127, [1] pp.
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All Men in Adam Die, in Christ Revive . . . ”
Forster, John.  Evening reflections in a country church-yard. London: John Bohn & Edw. Jeffery and Sons (pr. by C. Richards), 1827. 8vo (16.2 cm, 6.4"). 27, [1] pp.
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May Not a POET Now & Then / Reveal These Lives of Average Men?
Foss, Sam Walter.  Whiffs from wild meadows. Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., copyright 1895. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.7"). Frontis., [2], ix, [1], 272 pp.; illus.
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Methodism & Society & Quite a Lot ofMarriage Advice
Fowler, Ellen Thorneycroft [Mrs. Alfred Laurence Felkin]. Place and power. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1903. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). viii, [2], 381, [9 (8 adv.)] pp.; 8 plts.
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Watercolors Abound
France, Anatole.  At the sign of the Queen Pédauque. Chicago: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club by The Lakeside Press, 1933. Tall 4to. Frontis., [5], v–xii, 174, [2] pp., [3 (blank)] ff.; 19 plts.
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Limited EditionMucha Illustrations
France, Anatole.  Clio. Paris: Calman Lévy (pr. by Chamerot & Renouard), 1900. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [4], 188, [4] pp.; col. illus.
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TINY BOOKS Big MessageSTILL in Their Sweet Little Box
Frost, S. Annie.  Very little tales for very little folks. New York: Am. Tract Society, 1873. 64mo (Case 9.3 cm, 3.75"; vols. 8.4 cm, 3.375"). 4 vols., illus. Little Tales: 80 pp. Out West: 80 pp. Four Cousins: 80 pp. Poppet: 80 pp.
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A Rich AnthologyNicely Printed
Frothingham, Robert.  Songs of the sea and sailors' chanteys: an anthology selected and arranged by Robert Frothingham. N.p.: Houghton Mifflin Company (Cambridge: The Riverside Press), 1924. 16mo. xxii, [2], 288 pp.

Petites Histoires” with SPIRIT
Furetière, Antoine.  Furetieriana ou les bons mots, et les remarques d'histoire, de morale, de critique, de plaisanterie, & d'erudition, de Mr. Furetiere. Brusselle: François Foppens, 1696. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.55"). Frontis., [6], 267, [13 (index)] pp.
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