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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.
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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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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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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.
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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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Lies of first-rate Malignity
Lies of second-rate Malignity
Lies, falsely called Lies of Benevolence
Lies of real Benevolence”
Opie, Amelia.  Illustrations of lying, in all its branches. Boston: Munroe & Francis; New York: Charles S. Francis, 1827. 12mo. 276 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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Her First Published Novel
Ostenso, Martha.  Wild geese. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1925. Small 8vo (20 cm, 7.5"). [3] ff., 356 pp.
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Street Ballads & Minstrel Tunes
“Our girl's” songster. Containing all the best and most popular songs — sentimental and comic — “dialect” of all kinds ... some set to music expressly for this work. New York: Clinton T. De Witt, copyright 1879. 18mo (16.6 cm, 6.5"). 176, [12] pp.
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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.
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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
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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Don't Fall for It, Fatima!
Perrault, Charles.The history of Blue Beard.  With a coloured engraving. Derby / London: Thomas Richardson / Robert Sears & Co., [ca. 1830]. 24mo (14 cm, 5.5"). 12 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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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).
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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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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.
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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.
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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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