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To-day No Education Is Complete without aKnowledge of the Old World
Hall, Adelaide Susan.  Two travelers in Europe, a unique story told by one of them; what they saw and how they lived while traveling among the half-civilized people of Morocco, the peasants of Italy and France, as well as the educated classes of Spain, Greece, and other countries. Springfield: Hampden Publishing Co., ©1898. Sm. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). 510 pp.; illus. throughout.
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A Writer at a (Charming!) Loss for Words
Hall, Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to Isabella Walsh. Philadelphia: 17 December 1827. Small 4to (24 x 19 cm; 9.5" x 7.5"). 1 p.
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A Visit from an Unnamed BUTPossibly Discoverable &
Probably Published WOMAN Writer
Hall, Capt. Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to “Madam.” Putney Heath: no year. 12mo (7.125" x 4"). 2 pp., with integral blank leaf.
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Advantages of Poverty, & Blessings of Affliction, My Father!
Hanway, Jonas.  Virtue in humble life: containing reflections on relative duties, particularly those of masters and servants ... Various anecdotes of the living and the dead: in two hundred and nine conversations, between a father and his daughter, amidst rural scenes ... with a manual of devotion. London: Printed for Dodsley, in Pall-Mall; Sewel, near the Royal-Exchange; and Bew, in Pater-noster-Row, 1777. 4to (28.4 cm, 11.2"). 2 vols. in 1. I: Frontis., [2] ff., xvii, [1], vii, [1], 323, [1] p., [2] ff., pp. 325 (i.e., 327)–411, [1] p. II: Frontis., vii, [1], 523, [1] p.
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More than One Lifetime's Worth of Adventure & Interesting Ideas
Harriott, John.  Struggles through life, exemplified in the various travels and adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, of John Harriott, Esq. London: Pr. for the author, 1815. 12mo (18 cm, 7.1"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., xvxv, [1], 443, [1] pp. II: xii, 428, [2] pp. III: vii, [1], 479, [1] pp. (lacking pp. 69–72); 1 fold. plt., 1 plt.
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My daddie looks sulky, my minnie looks sour,
      They frown upon Jamie because he is poor
Harry Bluff.  Logie O'Buchan.  Within a Mile of Edinburgh Town. / Oh! No, We Never Mention Her. / Oh, Say Not Womam's [sic] Love is Bought. / Dearest Maid, My Heart Is Thine. / Meet Me in the Moonlight. / Tell Me Why Men Will Deceive Us.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1825?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
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Life of the Warrior QueenIn a Regal Binding
Hauteville, Euvoi de [pseud. of Joseph Jouve].  Histoire de Zénobie, impératrice-reine de Palmyre. Paris: Les frères Estienne (pr. by Moreau), 1758. 12mo (16.7 cm, 6.6"). [4], xxiv, 357, [3] pp.
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O Lovely Mildness!”
Hayley, William. The triumphs of temper; a poem. In six cantos...the second edition. London: J. Dodsley, 1781. 4to (28cm, 11"). xii (lacking half-title), 166, [2] pp.

“My Pen Has Been Taken up in the Cause, & for the Benefit, of My Own Sex”
A Biographical Dictionary of & for WOMEN
Hays, Mary.  Female biography; or, memoirs of illustrious and celebrated women, of all ages and countries. Philadelphia: Birch & Small (pr. by Fry & Kammerer), 1807. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.8"). 3 vols. I: vi, [2], 488 pp. II: [4], 510, [2 (adv.)] pp. III: [4], 512 pp.
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Not Perfect butEvocative on Many Fronts
Hazlemore, Maximilian.  Domestic economy: Or, a complete system of English housekeeping ... also, the completebrewer ... likewise the family physician. London: J. Creswick & Co., 1794. 8vo. xxxii, 392 pp. (lacking pp. 331/32, 341–44, 357–62, & 365–84 ).
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Popular Philosophical Dialogues
Helps, Arthur, Sir.  Friends in council: A series of readings and discourse thereon. Boston & Cambridge: James Munroe & Co. (pr. by Allen & Farnham), 1853. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"2 vols. I: [2 (adv.)], viii, [2], 291, [1] pp. II: vi, [2], 271, [1] pp.
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The Mining Revival & The Father of
Mexican Independence
Hidalgo, Miguel de,  Father of Mexican Independence.   Document Signed (Br. Hidalgo), on paper, in Spanish. No place [mining region of Real de Bolaños or Aguas Calientes], no date [1780]. Folio, 1 p., bound in a dossier of documents relating to the execution of the provisions of the will of
Augustina Velázquez.
[with] A number of other collateral documents relating to the Condes de Vivanco. On paper, in Spanish. Mexico City, Real de Bolaños, Aguas Clientes, Valladolid (now Morelia), and elsewhere in Mexico. Folio (31 cm, 12.25") and smaller. Approximately 350 ff.
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A Well-Meaning but Not Very High-Rising MUSE
Hill, Elizabeth Chase.  Gleanings: Girlhood and womanhood. Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1887. 4to (19.2 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [2], 76, [2] pp.

Washington, D.C.Life & Society, 1895
Hinman, Ida.  The Washington sketch book. A society souvenir. Containing over one hundred portraits of prominent people, and fifty views of public buildings and statues. Washington, DC: Hartman & Cadick, 1895. 4to (28.5 cm; 11.25"). 112 pp., [2 (ads) ff.
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On the Marriage of Minors
Hoffmann, Conrad Philipp.   Schediasma de aetate juvenili, contrahendis sponsalibus ac matrimoniis idonea, sive, Von junger leute heyrathen. Ut & de annis, qvibvs qvis sub poena matrimonivm inire tenetvr, sive Von bestranfung unterlassenen heyrathen. Regiomonti et Lipsiae: Impensis Francisci Bortoletti, 1743. 4to. 96 pp.
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Services Rendered” 1835, '36
(Hofmaster, Mary).  Dakal, G.M.  Two Autograph Notes Signed. No places, 19 September 1835 and 29 June 1836. One sheet 8vo, one 4to with integral address leaf.

This Book is theOnly Strictly Scientific, Popular, &
Practically Useful One of the Kind
Ever Published”
Hollick, Frederick.  The marriage guide, or natural history of generation. New York: T.W. Strong; Boston: G.W. Cottrell, 1853. 16mo (15.6 cm; 6.125"). Frontis., 4, [v]–xviii, [19]–430, [2 (ad.)] pp., [2] col. plts.; illus.
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Daughter of the Grey Bank & Son of the White Bank
Holmes, Mary Jane.  The Merivale banks. New York: G.W. Dillingham Co., copyright 1903. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). [1] f., frontis.,318 pp.
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A Plain, Straight-forward, Common Sense Book”
forAmbitious Young Americans
(How to Be Charming & Honest).  Anonymous.  The art of good behaviour, and letter writer on love, courtship, and marriage. New York: Huestis & Cozans, 1850. 16mo (11.7 cm, 4.6"). Col. frontis., 64, [2], [69]–128 pp.; 1 plt. (incl. in pagination).
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The Author ofThe Spider & the Fly”
Howitt, Mary.  Mary Howitt an autobiography. London: Wm. Isbister, 1889. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., xviii, [2], 326 pp.; illus. II: Frontis., xii, 370 pp.; illus.
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Including“A Fight for the Breeches”
Hudson, Thomas.  Betsey Baker. Glasgow: J. Neil, 1829. 12mo. 8 pp.
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An Englishwoman's Translation ofThis German Landmark
Humboldt, Alexander von.  Cosmos: A sketch of a physical description of the universe. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1849–58. 8vo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). 5 vols. I: Frontis., xvii, [1], ix, [1], 369, [3], 18, 40 (adv.) pp. II: xxi, 370–742, 16 pp. III: [6], 289, [1], 8, 32 (adv.) pp. IV: xv, [1], 291–601, [1], 7, [1], 32 (adv.) pp. V: viii, 500 pp.
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Royal Household Affairs
Partial Payment for Her Majesty'sTapestry
Isabel I, Queen of Spain.   Document on paper, in Spanish, signed "Yo la Reyna." Granada, 8 May 1501. Folio (31.2 cm, 12.25"). [1] p.

LEC: A Southern Californian Landmark
Jackson, Helen Hunt.  Ramona. Los Angeles: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at The Plantin Press, 1959. 8vo. xiv, [6], 428, [2] pp.; illus.
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Jenkins Company, booksellers, AustinWOMEN.   Austin: The Jenkins Company, 1985. Folio.
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“A Loving Touch May Taste of Cold”
Jennings, Elizabeth.  Winter wind. Newark, VT: Janus Press, 1979. 12mo (23.7 cm, 9.4"). [12] pp.
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Livre d'Artiste by Van Vliet & Her StudentOne of Just 50 Copies
Johanknecht, Susan.  Birthcords: Three poems and a lithograph. Newark, VT: The Janus Press, 1975. 8vo (25.4 cm, 10"). [12] pp.; 1 plt.
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Tex-Mex forSociety LadiesAn Updated Classic
Junior League of Dallas.  Junior League of Dallas cook book. Dallas, TX: Junior League of Dallas, Inc., 1948. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 347, [1] pp.
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Bookselling Reminiscences
Kaye, Barbara.  The company we kept. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, ©1995. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). 10, 224 pp.
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MORE Bookselling Reminiscences . . .
Kaye, Barbara.  Second impression, rural life with a rare bookman. [New Castle, DE]: Oak Knoll Press & Werner Shaw, ©1995. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). x, 350 pp.
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Mr. Holmes Played Old Men & Character Parts — Same as I Did
Kellogg, Eugenia.  The Awakening of Poccalito. A Tale of Telegraph Hill, and Other Tales. San Francisco: The Unknown Publisher, 1903. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). 130 pp.
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Janus Press EditionSigned by Poet & Photographer
Kinnell, Galway.  The Seekonk woods. Concord, NH: Pr. at the Janus Press for William B. Ewert, 1985. 8vo (26.7 cm, 10.5"). [12] pp.; 3 plts.
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Eat Plenty, Wisely & Waste Nothing”
Knox, Mrs. Charles B.  Food economy recipes for left-overs plain desserts and salads. Johnstown, NY: Charles B. Knox Gelatine Co., [1934?]. 12mo. 47, [1] pp.
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Janus Press Livre d'Artiste Leporello
Kronfeld, Susan.  Spaghettiana. West Burke, VT: The Janus Press, 1976. 8vo (26 cm, 10.2"). [1] f.
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TO Part V . . .