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The Choir Master OwnedVineyards
   (& Maria Got Them)
Ramírez Carrillo, Alonso. Document (“escritura pública de donación”). In Spanish, on paper. Peñafiel, Spain, 24 April 1615. Folio. [10] pp.
$450.00
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The Original American Convent Tell-AllHere with a Defense
Confirming” Its Veracity
Reed, Rebecca Theresa.  Six months in a convent. Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1835. 12mo (15.4 cm, 6.1"). 192 pp. [with] Supplement to “Six months in a convent,” confirming the narrative of Rebecca Theresa Reed by the testimony of more than one hundred witnesses ... Containing a minute account of the elopement of Miss Harrison. Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1835. (15.6 cm, 6.15"). 264 pp.
$250.00
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Fontana: Use Quality Pasta
Rich, Jean.  The Jean Rich cook book macaroni - spaghetti - egg noodles. Braidwood, IL: National Macaroni Manufacturers Assoc., [1930]. 16mo. 31, [1] pp.; col. illus.
[SOLD]
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Classic Collection / Uncommon Illustrated Variant
[Roach, John, ed.].  The beauties of the poets of Great Britain, carefully selected from the works of the best authors. Embellished with engravings on wood. London: Sherwin & Co., 1821–22. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). 2 vols. I: [4], ii, 360 pp.; 9 plts. II: [2], iii, [1], 360 pp.; 9 plts.
$250.00
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A How-To” Book for Young Ladies of the Mid-18th Century
Robertson, Hannah, Mrs.  The young ladies school of arts. Containing, a great variety of practical receipts, in gum-flowers, filligree, japanning, shell-work, gilding ... &c. Also, a great many curious receipts, both useful and entertaining, never before published. York: Printed at the New Printing-Office, in Coppergate, for Mrs. Robinson, 1777. 12mo (15 cm; 6"). [2], xx, [2], 182 pp.
$3750.00
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WELCOME! to the Order ofthe Sisters of Santiago
Robles Gorbalan, Margarita de.  Manuscript document signed. On paper, in Spanish. Toledo: 21 September 1703. Folio (29.3 cm; 11.5"). [3] pp.
$200.00
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Improved Taste of Modern Time MustQuestion the Crudities of Former Days”
Rocco, Sha [pseud. of Abisha Shumway Hudson].  The masculine cross and ancient sex worship. New York: Asa K. Butts & Co., 1874. 8vo (19 cm, 7.75"). 65, [7 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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Strong Advice against Enthusiasm
Rodríguez de Rivas y Velasco, Diego.  [drop-title] Carta pastoral, que el Ilmo. Sr. Dr. D. Diego Rodriguez Rivas, y Velasco, escribió á las religiosas de su obispado de Guadalaxara, con el motivo de la real cedula expedida por S.M. en el real sitio del Pardo à 19. de marzo de 1768. à fin de preservar del contagio del fanatismo à las religiosas de su filiacion. [Puebla]: No publisher/printer, [1768]. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75" ). [1] f., 37, [1 (blank)] pp.
$950.00
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Love & Honor in the REVOLUTION
Roe, Edward Payson.  Near to nature's heart. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., © 1876. 12mo. [4], [7]–556, [4 (adv.)] pp.
$75.00
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Oysters, from theGreat Domestic Science Instructor
Rorer, Mrs. S[arah] T[yson].  Fifteen new ways for oysters. Philadelphia: Arnold & Co. (pr. by George H. Buchanan & Co.), (copyright 1894). 16mo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). 27, [1] pp.
$125.00
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Nonesuch Press Edition: A NovelC.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien Read Aloud
toMake the Inklings Laugh
Ros, Amanda McKittrick.  Irene Iddesleigh. London: Nonesuch Press, 1926. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). 151, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Improving *&* Entertaining
Rowe, Elizabeth Singer.  Friendship in death: In twenty letters from the dead to the living. To which are added, letters moral and entertaining, in prose and verse. London: Toplis & Bunney, and J. Mozley, 1780. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). xxv, [1], 278 pp.
$200.00
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I Made Them Learn Some Songs to Sing to Their Own Dancing”
Ruskin, John.  Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs. [William] Cowper [later Cowper-Temple]. Winnington Hall, Northwich, Cheshire: [ca. 12 December 1864]. 12mo (20 x 12.5cm; 7.875" x 4.875:). 3 pp.
$1800.00
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Three Giants ofModern American Dance
St. Denis, Ruth.  Two typed postcards to Lisan Kay & Yeichi Nimura. [Hollywood, CA: 1962]. (8.3 x 14 cm). 2 cards.
$100.00
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“A Voyage to Abyssinia”Good Lively & Readable Account
Salt, Henry.  A voyage to Abyssinia, and travels into the interior of that country, executed under the orders of the British government, in the years 1809 and 1810; in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa .... Philadelphia: M. Carey; Boston: Wells & Lilly (pr. by Lydia R. Bailey), 1816. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 24, 454 pp.; fold. map., illus.
$1250.00

I Poured Out for Myself the Wine of Love”
Sandford, Christopher, trans.  The garden of caresses. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1934. 4to (21.8 cm, 8.55"). 91, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Plate by Araoz
San Pedro, José María de.  Apologia de Santa Teresa de Jesus, que dirige a las rr. mm. carmelitas descalzas de la ciudad de Mexico. Mexico: La oficina de Ontiveros, 1812. 8vo. [4] ff., plt., 44 pp.
$750.00
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A Work Written for theDiscalced Carmelite NUNS of Mexico
San Pedro, José María de.  Apologia de Santa Teresa de Jesus, que dirige a las rr. mm. carmelitas descalzas de la ciudad de Mexico ... Mexico: La oficina de Ontiveros, 1812. 4to. [4] ff., 44 pp. (without the plate).
$300.00
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– SAVONAROLA –

Dove andro? A chi mi volgero?Where Shall I Go? To Whom Can I Turn?
Savonarola, Girolamo.  [drop-title] Expositione di frate Hieronymo da Ferrara sopra el Psalmo L, Miserere mei Deus. [Florence: Printer of the 'Caccia di Belfiore', after 23 May 1498]. Small 4to (18.7cm; 7.5"). [14] ff., with final blank.
$10,000.00
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Scotching Rumors of aFemale Pope
Scherer, Georg.  Trattato del R. Padre Giorgio Scherer ... Nel quale con uerissime ragioni proua non esser vero, che già sia stato in Roma vna Donna Pontefice. In Venetia: Appresso i Gioliti, 1586. 8vo (16 cm; 6.375"). [6], 48, [2] pp.
$1350.00
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Limited to25 Copies
Scott, Geoffrey.  The portrait of Zélide. London: Constable & Co., 1925. 8vo (22.5 cm; 9"). [1] f., frontis. port., vii, [1], 215, [1] pp., 3 plts.
$125.00
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Scott on theBest” English Novels & Romances
Scott, Walter.  Lives of the novelists. Boston: Cummings, Billiard & Co., 1826. 12mo (17.7 cm, 7"). 2 vols. I: [6], 240 pp. II: [4], 227, [1] pp.
$300.00

The “Office of Almudí” A Woman's Inheritance
Sessa, Giuseppe de.  Autograph document signed. On paper, in Spanish. No place: ca. 20 January 1606. Folio (30 cm; 11.875"). [2] pp.
$250.00
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The Swan’sLouisa
Seward, Anna. Louisa, a poetical novel, in four epistles...the second edition. Lichfield: J. Jackson & G. Robinson, 1784. 4to (27.2 cm, 10.7"). vi, 95, [1 (blank)] pp.
$350.00
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Early in theFIRST English Annual SeriesThis Copy in Its Box
Shoberl, Frederic, ed.  Forget me not;A Christmas and New Year's present for 1828.  London: R. Ackermann, [1828]. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.75"). Engr. presentation leaf, engr. frontis., x, 418, 4 (advertisements) pp.; 14 plts. including presentation leaf and frontis.
$350.00
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A First Purchaser” Sells aPart of Her Plot in Philadelphia
Shorter, Elizabeth.  Document Signed (with her mark), on paper.  [Philadelphia]: 12 October 1686. Small 4to (19.5 x 18.5 cm, 7.7 x 7.28"), 4 pp., with integral address leaf, 2 pp. blank.
$4000.00
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