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Saving the Souls of the Rich viaCHARITY
Nelson, Robert.  An address to persons of quality and estate ... To which is added, an appendix of some original and valuable papers. [with another related title, as below]. London: A. & G. Way, prs., 1715. 8vo (21.9 cm, 8.6"). Frontis., xxxi, [1], 267, [1], 55, [7] pp. [with] A poem in memory of Robert Nelson Esquire. London: Pr. by Geo. James for Richard Smith, at Bishop Beveridge’s-Head, 1715. 8vo. 21, [3] pp.
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Not Your Regular School Yard Jump Rope
Newmarch, Olive M.; Elsie A. Crouch, photog.  Skipping manual. London: A. Brown & Son, 1930. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.5"). ix, 74, [2 (publisher's adv.)] pp.; illus.
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Dime Novel: Secret Service
New York Detective, A. The Bradys and the girl smuggler, or working for the custom house, and other stories. New York: Frank Tousey, 1914. Folio. 30, [2 (adv.)] pp.
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To thisGOOD WOMAN Unsung & Unsaid /
We Dedicate the Book We Have Made”
North Congregational Church (Saint Johnsbury, VT); Ladies' Benevolent Society.  A collection of tried recipes contributed by various St. Johnsbury house-keepers, and published in behalf of the Ladies' Benevolent Society of the North Congregational Church, St. Johnsbury, VT. St. Johnsbury, VT: C.M. Stone & Co., 1883. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8.1"). Frontis., 87, [1] pp.
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The Oneida Community's Official Newspaper
Noyes, John Humphrey, ed.   The circular. Brooklyn, NY: No publisher/printer, 1851–52. Folio (46 cm, 18.5"). 207, [1] pp.
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Pieces Found Filed underNH Poems”
Oppenheimer, Joel.  New Hampshire journal. Perry Township [i.e., Mt. Horeb], WI: Perishable Press, 1994. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). 48 pp.; illus.
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Preparing the Faithful forthe Proper Celebration of the Assumption of Mary
Oviedo, Juan Antonio. Vida de Nuestra Senora, repartida en quince principales mysterios, meditados en los quince dias primeros de agosto ... Sevilla: Imprenta de las Siete Revueltas, 1739. 8vo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). [12] ff., 112 pp.
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The Folly of a Vain DollWith Hand-Colored Cruikshank Plates
Pardoe, Julia; George Cruikshank, illus.  Lady Arabella: Or the adventures of a doll. London: Kerby & Son, [1856]. Sm. 8vo (17.6 cm, 6.92"). [2], 88, [4 (adv.)] pp.; 4 col. plts.
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The Lady Wants HerHer Springs Back . . .
Paul Pérez Galvez, Francisca de.  Representacion que eleva a la augusta Camara de Diputados. Mexico: Imp. de Cumplido, 1851. 8vo. 68 pp.

Celebrating theBaptism of a Princess
    (From the Press of a Woman Printer)
Pellicer de Touar [Tovar], José. Piramide baptismal, o inscripcion cronologica, historica, genealogica, i panegirica ... Dedicada a las felicissimas memorias del sacro, soberano, i real baptismo, de la serenissima Infante de Ambas Españas Doña Maria Teresa Bibiana de Austria. Madrid: Por la viuda de Alonso Martin, 1638. Folio (28.2 cm, 11.1"). [4], 6 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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Mystic or Pragmatic Wife? In any Case, a Jolly Title
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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Petit, Pierre.  De amazonibus dissertatio, quâ an verè extiterint, necne, variis ultro citroque conjecturis & argumentis disputatur. Amstelodami: apud Johannem Wolters & Yserandum Haring, 1687. 12mo (17 cm, 6.125"). [6] ff, 398 pp., [6] ff., illus. (without the map).
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Pleasing Provenance & Woodcut Illustrations
Petrarca, Francesco [i.e., Petrarch]; Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo, commentator.   Il Petrarcha con la spositione di M. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo. [colophon: In Venetia: per Domenico Giglio, 1553]. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). 2 vols. in 1. [94], 346 pp.; illus.
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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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Springing to Berkeley's Defense in theTar-Water Controversy
Lots & Lots & Lots & Lots & LOTS of PERIOD DETAIL
{Irish Woman Printer}
Prior, Thomas.  An authentic narrative of the success of tar-water, in curing a great number and variety of distempers, with remarks. And occasional papers relative to the subject. To which are subjoyned two letters from the author of Siris. Dublin: Pr. by Marg. Rhames for R. Gunne, 1746. 8vo (20.8 cm, 8.25"). 4, 248, [2 (blank)] 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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Enchanting19th-Century Reminiscences of the ROSE
 The Queen of flowers: or, Memoirs of the rose. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. 24mo (14.2 cm, 5.6"). viii, [13]–219 pp., 3 col. plts. Lacks frontis.
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First U.S. EditionsDickens & Faux-Dickens
“Quiz” [pseud. of Edward Caswall], & Charles Dickens.   Sketches of young ladies: In which these interesting members of the animal kingdom are classified according to their several instincts, habits, and general characteristics. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1838. 16mo (13.5 cm, 5.3"). 111, [1] pp. [with] Dickens, Charles. Sketches of young gentlemen. Dedicated to young ladies. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1838. 108, [2] pp.
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