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Virginia Love Story / Margaret Armstrong Binding
Page, Thomas Nelson.  The old gentleman of the Black Stock. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.3"). viii, [4], 169, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.
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Signed Limited Edition: Noir Fiction
Parker, T. Jefferson.  Easy Street. [Mission Viejo: ASAP Publishing], © 2000. 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). Frontis., 44 pp.; 2 col. plts.
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Something of anOdd Couple
Parsons, Albert Richard; August Vincent Theodore Spies; & others.   Die moderne Gesellschaft, gekennzeichnet durch die Reden der verurtheilten Chicagoer Anarchisten A.R. Parsons, August Spies, Sam Fielden, Oscar Neebe, M. Schwab, L. Lingg, A. Fischer, G. Engel, in dem grossen Tendenzprozess vor Richter Gary, am 7., 8. und 9. Oktober 1886 Gründe, warum das Urtheil nicht vollzogen werden sollte. Chicago: Socialistic Publishing Society, [1886]. 8vo. 100 pp. [bound with] Schuecking, Levin. Praemie. Schloss Dornegge oder Der Weg zum Gluck. [Ein] Roman. [Milwaukee, WI]: Separat-Abdruck aus dem “Herold,”1869. 8vo. 339 pp.
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The Provincial Letters
Pascal, Blaise.  Les provinciales, ou lettres ecrites par Louis de Montalte a un provincial de ses amis, et aux R.R. P.P. Jesuites sur la morale & la politique de ces Peres ... Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigée & augmentée. Amsterdam: Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1734; Cologne: Pierre de la Vallée, 1739. 12mo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., [14], 404 pp. II: Frontis., [10], 378 pp. III: Frontis., [10], 372 pp. IV: [8], 539, [13] pp.
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A Pretty Way toEncounter This Tale
Pater, Walter, trans.  The story of Cupid and Psyche done out of the Latin of Apuleius. New York: Platt & Peck Co., [ca. 1914]. 12mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). Frontis., [2], 107, [1] pp.
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Marrying for MoneyNEVER Ends Well
Patterson, Joseph Medill.  A little brother of the rich. Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., 1908. 12mo. Col. frontis., 361, [3] pp.; 5 plts.
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Romance in the Wilds ofKentucky
Paulding, James Kirke.  Westward ho! A tale. New York: J. & J. Harper, 1832. 12mo (18.4 cm, 7.25"). 2 vols. I: 203, [1] pp. II: 196, [8 (adv.)] pp.
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A Treasure Trove of InformationHistorical *&* CommercialBATH, 1884
Peach, R. E.  Historic houses In Bath and their associations. [Second Series]. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; & Bath: R. E. Peach, 1884. Square 4to (22 cm; 8.75"). Frontis., [2] ff., 158 pp., [11 (ads)] ff.
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The Farmer's Daughter of Essex
Penn, James.  Life of Miss Davis, the farmer's daughter of Essex, who was seduced by her lover... London: T. Hughes (pr. by G. Whiteman), [1802]. 12mo (16.7 cm, 6.6"). pp.; 1 plt.
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Corrected” & AnnotatedPEPYS
Pepys, Samuel.  Diary and correspondence...the diary deciphered by the Rev. J. Smith, A.M. from the original shorthand MS. in the Pepysian Library. With a life and notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke. First American from the fifth London edition.... Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1855. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). I: Frontis., xxxvi, 427, [1 (blank)] pp.; II: Frontis., [1] f., 484 pp.; III: [1] f., 481, [1 (blank)] pp.; IV: [2] ff., 470 pp.
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A Master Rhetorician ofthe New World ENLIGHTENMENT
Peralta Barnuevo Rocha y Benavides, Pedro de.  Passion y triumpho de Christo. Dividida en diez oraciones, que comienzan desde el mysterio de la oración del huerto hasta el de la ascension del Señor. Lima: En la imprenta que està extra muros de Santa Cathalina, 1738. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [108], 216, 196–99, [8], 229–326 pp.
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Hotspur's Son's Adventures:  One HAPPY Set of Lovers, One TRAGIC
Percy, Thomas.  The hermit of Warkworth: A Northumberland tale, in three parts. Newcastle-on-Tyne: W.R. Walker, [ca. 1860]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 24 pp.
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A Famous Illustrator's Copy
Percy, Thomas, ed.; William Harvey, illus.; et al.  The beggar's daughter of Bednall Green. London: Jennings & Chaplin, 1832. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). Engr. frontis., 30, [4] (adv.) pp.; 5 plts.
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MYSTIC or Pragmatic Wife?
Pérez Galdós, Benito.  La loca de la casa, comedia en cuatro actos. Madrid: Imprenta de la Guirnalda, 1893. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.15"). [8], 294 pp.
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Four ClassicSpanish Novelas Neatly Bound
Pérez Galdós, Benito.  La sombra. Celin. Tropiquillos. Theros. Madrid: Imprenta de La Guirnalda, 1890. 8vo (17.9 cm, 7"). [10], [5]–257, [3 (2 adv.)] pp.
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Erudite EditionStealth Deluxe Binding
Petit de Julleville, Louis, trans.   La chanson de Roland: Traduction nouvelle rhythmée et assonancée avec une introduction et des notes. Paris: Alphonse Lemerre (pr. by A. Quantin), 1878. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.18"). [4], 460, [4] pp.
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Incunable PetrarchDecorated Initials
Petrarca, Francesco [i.e., Petrarch].  “Bucolicum Carmen,” from Librorum Francisci Petrarchae Basileae impressorum annotatio.... [Impressis Basileae: Per Magistrum Ioannem de Amerbach, 1496]. Folio (28.3 cm, 11"). [22] ff. (only, of [389]).
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The Triumphs
Petrarca, Francesco.  I Triomphi del Petrarca colla supositione di misser Giovanni Andrea Gesvaldo da Traetto. [colophon: Stampato in Vinegia: per Giouann' Antonio di Nicolini & fratelli da Sabbio, 1533]. 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). [76] ff.
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SATYRICON withLoads of Commentary
Petronius Arbiter.  Satyricon quae supersunt cum integris doctorum virorum commentariis; & notis Nicolai Heinsii & Guilielmi Goesii.... Amstelaedami: Iansonio-Waesbergios, 1743. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [37] ff., 886, [2] pp.; illus. II: [4] ff., 408 pp., [66 (index)] ff.
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One of the Most Famous Satires ofALLTIME
Petronius Arbiter, Gaius.  The works of Petronius Arbiter, translated by several hands. With a key by a person of honour, and also his life and character. London: Pr. for Sam. Briscoe (colophon: Pr. for George Strahan), 1713. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). [16], x, [6], 111, [3], 111–360, [8] pp.; 11 plts. (lacking add. engr. t.-p.).
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Pleasant Thoughts onCongenial Spirits
The Philipena, or friendship's token: A present for all seasons. Boston: G.W. Cottrell & Co.; New York: T.W. Strong, [1848]. 16mo. Col. frontis., 126 pp.
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Exposure of American CorruptionSigned Decorated Binding
Phillips, David Graham.  The plum tree. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1905). 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). 389, [3] pp.; illus.
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Pimentel, Francisco.  Historia critica de la literatura y de las ciencias en Mexico. Mexico: Libreria de la Enseñanza, 1883. 8vo. 736 pp.

PhiladelphiaPoets, Playwrights, & Publishers BEWARE
Pindar, Jr., Peter [pseud. of Nathaniel Chapman Freeman].   Parnassus in Philadelphia.  A satire by Peter Pindar, Jr. Philadelphia: [Privately Printed], 1854. 12mo. 58 pp.
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Pindaric” Satire . . .
Pindar, Peter [pseud. of Wolcot, John].  Peter's pension. A solemn epistle to a sublime personage.... Second edition. London: Pr. for G. Kearsley, 1788. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.5"). [4], 47, [1 (adv.)] pp.
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Anthologia Graeca AldinaBeautiful Copy with Excellent Provenance
Planudes, Maximus, comp.  [First five lines in Greek transliterated as] Anthologia diaphoron epigrammaton, archaiois suntetheimenon sophois, epi diaphorois hypothesesin, eis hepta tmemata dieremene. [then in Latin] Florilegium diversorum epigrammatum in septem libros distinctum, diligenti castigatione emendatum. Cui nonnulla nuper inventa in fine adiecta sunt, una cum indice tam rerum, guam auctorum copiosissimo. Venetiis: Apud Aldi filios, 1550–51. Small 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 288, [12] ff.
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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.
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He’s Back!Occasional Poetry “del pueblo
 An Ephemerum of 1814
(Poetry, Spanish).   [drop-title] La pia del pueblo español. Cancion patriotica en celebridad de la venida de nuestro amado rey el señor don Fernando el VII. [at end: Madrid: Impr. de Alvarez, 1814]. Small 4to. [3] pp. on [2] ff.

ALoving & Respectful Production
Pollok, Robert. The course of time; a poem, in ten books...with a memoir of the author; an analysis of each book; divisions of the subjects embraced in the poem; and a comprehensive index. The whole prepared expressly for this edition, by W.C. Armstrong. Hartford: Silas Andrus & Son, 1846. Large 12mo. xii, 13–322 pp.
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He Wrote More than Histories! 
  (Some Readers Wrote in His Margins!)
Prescott, William Hickling.  Biographical and critical miscellanies. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1845. Sm 4to (24.1 cm; 9.5"). Frontis., [5] ff., 638 pp.
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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.
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Speaking toTRANSLATIONS of His Mexico
Prescott, William H.  Letter Signed to Theodore S. Fay. [Boston: ca. 1848]. Oblong 12mo ( 6.5" x 7.75"). 2 pp.
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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.
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THACKERAY Admired These Most Charmingly Humorous
of English Lyrical Poems”

   Some Fellow-ADMIRER Had
THIS Set Bound
Prior, Matthew.  The poetical works...: Now first collected, with explanatory notes, and memoirs of the author, in two volumes. London: Pr. for W. Strahan, T. Payne, J. Rivington, et al., 1779. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). I: xvi, xxviii, 420 pp.; 1 plt. II: [2] ff., xvi, 287, [1 (errata)] pp.
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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.
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Adelaide Introduced by Charles
Procter, Adelaide A.  The poems of Adelaide A. Procter. Complete edition. With an introduction by Charles Dickens. New York: Worthington Co., 1887. 8vo. Frontis., 442 pp.; 1 plt.
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Early Christian PoetBodoni Printing
Prudentius Clemens, Aurelius.  Aurelii prudentii Clementis V.C. Opera omnia nunc primum cum codd. Vaticanis collata praefatione, variantibus lectionibus, notis, ac rerum verborumque indice locupletissimo aucta et illustrata. Parmae: Ex Regio typographeo, 1788. 4to (31.5 cm, 12.5"). 2 vols. I: [12], 71, [1], 302, [2], [303]–61, [3] pp. II: [4], 215, [1], 219–84, [2] pp. (text complete despite pagination).
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Illustrations by Dulac
Pushkin, Alexander.  The golden cockerel. New York: The Limited Editions Club, n.d. [1950]. Folio. [4], 41, [3] pp.; illus.
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