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Rank Confusion” Get the Joke?!
[Nares, Edward].  Heraldic anomalies; or, rank confusion in our orders of precedence, With disquisitions, moral, philosophical, and historical, on all the existing orders of society. By It Matters Not Who. London: G. and W.B. Whittaker (pr. by R. Gilbert), 1823. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). 2 vols. I: xxii, [2], 334, [2 (1 blank)] pp. II: [4], 372 pp.
$250.00
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Translated byMary Wollstonecraft
Necker, Jacques.  Of the importance of religious opinions. Translated from the French of Mr. Necker. Boston: From the press of Thomas Hall; sold by Thomas and Andrews, William P. Blake, David West, and John West, 1796. 12mo (17.9 cm; 7"). 230, [2] pp.
$150.00
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Sweet the Scene of Recollection”
Negus, Mary M.  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Mary M. Negus's album.” [Ohio]: 1835–43. Oblong 16mo (7.7cm, 3"). [106] pp.; 4 plts.
$125.00
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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.
$675.00
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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.
$45.00
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A Pre-WWI SpyThriller/RomanceIllustratedIn a Signed Binding
Nicholson, Meredith.  The port of missing men. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., copyright 1907. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). Frontis., [10], 399, [5 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts.
$60.00
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ROMANTICStyle & Story Illustration Suites in Two States
Nodier, Charles.  La légende de Soeur Béatrix. Paris: Librairie A. Rouquette, 1903. 4to (25 cm, 9.84"). [2] ff., 67, [1] pp.; [68] ff.
$975.00
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Small is Our Book Yet Not the Less”Very Small & in Its Tiny Slipcase
Norton, Caroline Sheridan.  Schloss's English bijou almanac for 1841. London: A. Schloss, [1840]. Miniature (2 cm; .787"). [25] ff.; [6] plts.
$550.00
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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.
$650.00
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Early Bilingual Edition of theSibylline Oracles with Their “Portraits”
Opsopoeus, Johannes, ed.  [in Greek, transliterated as] Sibulliskoi chrësmoi, [then in roman] hoc est Sybillina oracula. Paris: No publisher/printer [A. l'Angelier? Compagnie de la Grand' Navire?], 1599. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.6"). [8] ff., 524 pp.; 71, [3] pp.
$2950.00
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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.
$80.00
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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.
$225.00

Celebrating theBaptism of a Princess
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.
$750.00
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The Flower of the Border,” Etc.
Percival, Emily, ed.  The diadem: A souvenir for the drawing room and parlor, and gift book for all seasons. Boston: Phillips, Sampson, & Co., © 1853. 4to (25.5 cm, 10.1"). 288 pp.; 12 plts.
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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.
$100.00
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Woman Traveller Woman Translator Woman Owner
Pfeiffer, Ida.   A journey to Iceland, and travels in Sweden and Norway. Translated from the German...by Charlotte Fenimore Cooper. New-York: George P. Putnam, 1852. 12mo (19.1 cm, 7.5"). 273, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking map).
$200.00
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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.
$75.00
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Early Shakespeare” & Early Kemble
Playbill.  Boadside. Begins: “Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden. This present Tuesday, November 3, 1829 ... a drama, in two acts, interspersed with music, called Shakspeare's Early Days.” [London: 1829]. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). [1] f.
$85.00
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     A TRIO . . .

Carry Off theCry & Clamour  
   ofTHIS TROUBLESOME WOMAN
(Pollock vs. the Thane of Cawdor).  Answers for John Campbel of Calder Esq; and Mr. James Anderson writer to the signet his factor: To the petition of Ruth Pollock, who calls herself relict of Captain George Campbel, son to the deceast Sir Hugh Campbel. [Edinburgh], 1717. Folio (30.5 cm, 12"). 4 pp.
$850.00

It Says SHE LIES . . .
(Pollock vs. the Thane of Cawdor).  Broadside.  Begins: "Memorial for John Campbell of Calder Esq...." [Edinburgh], 1718. Folio (31.2 cm, 12.25"). [1] p.
$900.00

In Multiple Fonts OneBlack-Letter
(Pollock vs. the Thane of Cawdor [Again]).  Broadside. Begins: “Memorial for John Campbell of Calder....”[Edinburgh], 1718. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). [2] p.
$900.00
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Springing to Berkeley's Defense in theTar-Water Controversy
Lots & Lots & Lots & Lots & LOTS of PERIOD DETAIL
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.
$1000.00
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WHAT HAPPENED to MARY?
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich; Max Eastman; *&* Rockwell Kent.   Gabriel a poem in one song. New York: Covici-Friede, 1929. 8vo (23 cm; 9.125"). x, 33, [1] pp.; illus.
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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.
$60.00
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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.
$800.00
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