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Sane When He Killed Her, INSANE SUBSEQUENTLY
Editors of the Journal of Mental Science.  Insanity and crime: A medico-legal commentary on the case of George Victor Townley. London: John Churchill & Sons, 1864. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 47, [1] pp.
$350.00
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Analyzing Baptist LogicFemale Communion”
Edwards, Peter.  Candid reasons for renouncing the principles of antipaedobaptism. Also, an appendix, containing a short method with the Baptists. Exeter, NH: Henry Ranlet, 1802. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). [4], 199, [1 (blank)] pp.
$125.00
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Quintessential Pennsylvania Dutch”A First & “Fancy”
Egelmann, Charles Frederick, engraver.  Broadside Taufschein, begins: “Staat [blank] Nordamerica. Gehet hin in alle welt lehret alle volker und taufet sieim namen des vaters des sohnes und des heiligren geistes.” With manuscript completed by an anonymous scrivene. [Reading, PA: C. F. Egelmann, 1814 and later]. Folio (34.8 x 25.7 cm; 13.75" x 10"). [1] p.
$750.00
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Bull-BaitingDeaf EducationA Mother’s Horrible Crime
(English Literary Periodical).  The monthly magazine...Vol. XII. London: R. Phillips, 1801. 8vo (22.5 cm, 9"). 644 pp.
$150.00
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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.
$385.00
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Catherine, the RUINER
Estienne, Henri; Théodore de Bèze; Jean de Serres, attributed authors.  Discours merveilleux de la vie[,] actions & deportemens de Catherine de Medicis Royne mere; declarant tous les moyens qu'elle a tenus pour usurper le gouvernement du royaume de France & ruiner l'estat d'iceluy. No place: Selon la copie imprimée à Paris, 1649. 8vo (14.3 cm, 5.625"). 201, [1] pp.
$450.00
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By the MENTOR, about the MENTEESigned Binding by Hayday
Evelyn, John.  The life of Mrs. Godolphin. London: William Pickering, 1848. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). xviii, 291 pp.
$300.00
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The Archbishop of Cambrai onHow to Teach Girls
Fénelon [François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon].  De l'éducation des filles. Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1807. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). viii, 204, [4], 6 (adv.) pp.
$275.00
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A De-Catholicized Archbishop?
[Fénelon, François de Salignac de la Mothe].  Selections from the writings of Fenelon. With a memoir of his life. By a lady. Boston: Hilliard, Gray, and Wilkins, 1831. 8vo (18.4 cm; 7.25"). 304 pp.
$100.00
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This Kind of Composition Is Not So New to Our Language
as It Has Been Considered”
Fennor, William.  Cornu-copiae. Pasquil's night-cap: Or, antidot for the head-ache. [London]: [colophon: C. Whittingham, at the Chiswick Press, 1819]. 8vo (20.2 cm, 7.9"). viii, 119, [1] pp.
$175.00
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The King Aids a Widow
Fernando VII, King of Spain.   Document Signed (“Yo El Rey”), on paper, in Spanish. “En Palacio” [i.e., Madrid], 1 March 1815. Folio (29.8 cm, 12.75"), 4 pp.
$700.00
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Case Reports & Legal DiscoursesPr. for Sarah Cotter
Foster, Michael, Sir.  A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law. Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter, 1763. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). xii, 412, [16] pp.
$1875.00
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Case ReportsSarah Cotter Imprint ENVELOPE BINDING
Foster, Michael, Sir.  A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law. Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter, 1767. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). x, 412 pp., [10] ff.
$900.00
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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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A Woman's Translation (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.
$95.00
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Six Items TogetherA French Lady's Anti-Jesuit Sammelband
[Frey de Neuville, Pierre-Claude].  Observations sur l'Institut de la Société des Jésuites. Avignon: Alexandre Giroud, 1761. 8vo (16.6 cm; 6.5"). [1] f., 108 pp. [bound with] [Anonymous]. Les Jesuites convaincus par leurs propres ouvrages d'être toujous les mêmes. Rome, 1761. 8vo. 32 pp. [also bound in] [Routh, Bernard], supposed author. Mémoire pour les jésuites de Franche-Comté. Besançon, 1762. 8vo. [1] f., 109, [1 (blank)] pp. [also bound in] [Cabut, Pierre]. Mes doutes sur la mort des jesuites. [France, ca. 1762]. 8vo. [1] f., 37, [1 (blank)] pp. [also bound in] [Anonymous]. **** Lettre sur le procés-verbal de vérification des textes des assertions cités dans l'instruction pastorale de M. l'archevéque de Paris, du 28 Octobre 1763.... [Place not determined], 1764. “Seconde édition.” 8vo. 143, [1 (blank)] pp. [also bound in] [Anonymous]. **** Tout n'est pas fait dans l'affaire des Jésuites, ou lettre d'un de leurs creanciers a M *** avocat au parlement. Lyon, 1765. 8vo. 52 pp.
$1500.00
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SINCERITY, Thy Name is Clara Mai . . .
Fuqua, Clara Mai Howe.  Two dozen. Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, 1912. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). 32 pp.
$35.00
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The Lyf of Seynt Katerine
Gibbs, Henry Hucks.  The life and martyrdom of Saint Katerine of Alexandria, virgin and martyr. Now first printed from a manuscript of the early part of the fifteenth century in the possession of Henry Hucks Gibbs, with preface, notes, glossary, and appendix. London: Nichols & Sons, 1884. 4to (26.6 cm, 10.5"). [8], xix, [1], 86, [2], lxii, 188 pp.; 1 col. plt.
$500.00
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Beautifully Bound & Illustrated FRENCH Edition
“Tr. by Mme. Bachellery”
 
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von.   Les souffrances du jeune Werther. Tr. by Mme. Bachellery. Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1886. 8vo.
$2250.00

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And Be It Further Enacted,” & Provided Always, That” . . .
Great Britain.  Laws, statutes, etc.  A collection of the several statutes and parts of statutes now in force, relating toHigh treason, and misprision of high treason. London: Pr. by Charles Bill, & the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1709. 12mo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). 113, [1] pp., [7] ff.; 44 pp., [2] ff.
$500.00
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Why, All the Cats Had Come to Tea”
Greenaway, Kate.  Marigold garden.  Pictures and rhymes. London: George Routledge & Sons, [1885]. 4to (27.9 cm, 10.9"). 60 pp.; col. illus.
$350.00
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A Plea for Training Women in the MEDICAL ARTS
Gregory, George.  Medical morals, illustrated with plates and extracts from medical works; designed to show the pernicious social and moral influence of the present system of medical practice, and the importance of establishing female medical colleges, and educating and employing female physicians for their own sex. New York: Published by the author, 1852. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 48 pp.
$800.00
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Famous, EXPANSIVE! Epistolary
Grotius, Hugo.  Epistolae quotquot reperiri potuerunt; in quibus praeter hactenus editas, plurimae theologici, iuridici, philologici, historici, & politici argumenti occurrunt. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex typographia P. & I. Blaeu ... apud Wolfgang, Waasberge, Boom, à Someren & Goethals, 1687. Folio (37.5 cm, 14.76"). [4] ff., 977, [2] pp.
$1600.00
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In the reign of good King René . . . ”
Guiney, Louise Imogen.  The secret of Fougereuse: A romance of the fifteenth century; from the French. Boston: Marlier, Callanan & Co., 1898. 12mo (18.7 cm, 7.375"). Frontis., 347, [1] pp.; 4 plts.
$45.00
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