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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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EARLY U.S. EDITION: An Influential Classic
Carter, Susannah.  The frugal housewife: Or, completewoman cook.  Philadelphia: James Carey, 1796. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). 132 pp.; 2 plts.
$4500.00
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World War II EraSoldier Humor IllustratedFrom the WoollyWhale
Cary, Melbert B., Jr., ed. & pub.  Mademoiselle from Armentières [volume two]. New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1935. 8vo. xlv, [9], 111, [1] pp., [1] facs.; illus.
$75.00
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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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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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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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Early MedicineAscensius Edition16th-Century Panel Stamp to Binding
Champier, Symphorien.   Rosa gallica ... omnibus sanitate[m] affecta[n]tibus utilis & necessaria. Que in se co[n]tinet precepta, auctoritates, atq[ue] sente[n]tias memoratu dignas, ex Hippocratis, Galeni, Erasistrati, Asclepiadis, Diascoridis, Rasis, Haliabatis, Isaac, Avicen[n]ae, multoru[m]q[ue] alioru[m] clarorum virorum libris in unum collectas: quae ad medicam artem recta[mque] vivendi forma[m] plurimu[m] conducu[n]t. Una cu[m] sua pretiosa Margarita: de medici atq[ue] egri officio. [colophon: Valentia Allobrogum {i.e., Paris}]: Venundatur ab Iodoco Badio [Ascensio], [colophon: 1518]. 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.55"). [8], CXXXVI ff.
$5750.00
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Legal Age for Marrying
Charles IV, King of Spain.  Begins: Don Carlos ... Con fecha de diez de Abril de este año he tenido a bien expedir mi Real Decreto del tenor siguiente.” [Madrid: No publisher/printer, 1803]. Folio. [4] pp. (last blank).
$250.00
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Mary Snyder'sMINIATURE Personal Devotional
Christian's daily bread. A text book of Scriptural truths and promises, for every day in the year. London & Edinburgh: T. Nelson & Sons, 1853. Miniature (7.3 cm; 2.5"). 188 pp.
[SOLD]
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What to Wear, theDuty of Schoole-Masters, Divorce Sentences, & More
Church of England.  Constitutions and canons. 1603. English.   Constitutions and canons ecclesiasticall treated upon by the Bishop of London, president of the convocation for the province of Canterbury, and the rest of the bishops and clergy of the said province: And agreed upon with the Kings Majesties licence in their synod begun at London, anno Dom. 1603, and in the year of the reign of our soveraigne Lord James, by the grace of God, King of England, France, and Ireland the first, and of Scotland the 37. And now published for the due observation of them, by His Majesties authority under the Great Seal of England. London: Pr. by John Norton, for Joyce Norton, and Richard Whitaker, 1633. Small 4to. [60] ff.
$500.00
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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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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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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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Legal GuidePrinted by Elizabeth Nutt
A compendious library of the law, necessary for persons of all degrees and professions.  In the Savoy [London]: Pr. by E. & R. Nutt and R. Gosling for J. Osborn, 1740. 12mo (17 cm, 6.75"). [2], 196, [8], 192, [8] pp.
$900.00
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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.
[SOLD]
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A Woman DEAD
  Yet “Living”   
Cox, Samuel Hanson. The dead are the living. A sermon preached on Lord's day afternoon, October 1, 1843, on occasion of the funeral of Mrs. Mary L., the wife of the Rev. Ward Stafford, A.M.[,] of this city. New-York: John F. Trow & Co., Printers, 1843. 8vo. 30 pp., [1 (blank)] f.
$25.00

San Francisco Cookery in aHigh-Flying Era
Craig, John C., ed.  The recipe book of Lillie Hitchcock Coit.  Introduction by Carol Hart Field. Berkeley, CA: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1998. 8vo. [2 (blank)], frontis., 565, [5 (3 blank)] pp.
$20.00

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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Just 25 Yards of Sail toCarry TWO People Across the ATLANTIC OCEAN!
Crapo, Thomas.  Strange, but true. Life and adventures of Captain Thomas Crapoand wife. New Bedford: [self-published] Capt. Thomas Crapo, 1893 [but, really, 1899 or later]. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 151, [1] pp.; illus.
$60.00
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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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For Ohio Housewives Interested in ReproducingWhite House Menus
Or Just in Fixing Some Stew
[Crowell, John S., ed.].  The standard cook book, for practical housewives. Springfield, OH: Mast, Crowell, & Kirkpatrick, 1894. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). 314 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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The Rector's Wife'sONGOING Cookery Endeavors 1786
Crownfield, Martha.  Manuscript on paper, in English. Recipe book. [Norfolk]: 1786. 4to (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [8] ff.
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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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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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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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TrulyCLASSIC in Its Field: MAGIC
Del Río, Martin Antoine.  Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, et uanarum superstitionum confutatio, utilis theologis, iurisconsultis, medicis, philologis. Moguntiae: Apud Joannem Albinum, 1603. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). [12 ff.], 276 pp., [8] ff.; [2 ff.], 268 pp., [10], [2] ff., 250 pp., [5] ff. (without the folding table in book II).
$5000.00
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Who Wrote theBook of Mormon?
Dickinson, Ellen E.  New light on Mormonism. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1885. 8vo. [8], [11]–272, 16 pp.
$100.00
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Congo Mission Press Hymnal — LOKUNDO
Disciples of Christ Congo Mission.  Bonkanda wa nsao ya Nzakomba. Bolenge, Congo Belge: Disciples of Christ Congo Mission, 1918. 12mo (28 cm; 7.125"). 231 hymns.
$175.00
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WOMEN'S THEATER”San Francisco 1923
Dramatic-Musical Society of San Francisco.  [drop-title] The Dramatic-Musical Society of San Francisco. Seventh performance of the 1922–1923 season. Friday, April 20, 1923 at 2:30 o'clock. San Francisco: Dramatic Musical Society, 1923. 8vo. [1] f. (verso blank).
$75.00
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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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