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ANOTHER KIND ofStudent Social Activism” @ Berkeley
Hey, Gang!  Let's Build a Fountain!
University of California magazine.  Under the Berkeley Oaks. Stories by students of the University of California; selected and edited by the editorial staff of the University of California magazine. San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1901, ©1900. 12mo (19 cm, 7.25"). Frontis., [2] ff., 227, [1] pp.
$110.00
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Sumptuously Bound by DAVID forCortlandt Bishop
Uzanne, Octave.  Son altesse la femme.  Paris: A. Quantin, 1885. Small folio (27.5 cm; 11" ). [2] ff., [i]–xii, 312 pp., 2 l. illus. (part col.).
$1875.00
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The Title Says It All
Various Hands.  A paradise of daintie devices. A collection of poems, songs, ballads. New York: Imprinted [by the Press of Francis Hart & Co.] for Charles Pratt & Co., Christmas, 1882. 8vo (20.6 cm; 8.125"). [6], 9–97, [7] pp.
$125.00
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Wise, WARM Advice to aYoung Philadelphia Woman
V[aux], R[oberts].  Autograph Sentiment Signed (with initials) for Isabella Walsh. [Philadelphia]: 18 January 1828. Small 4to. 1 p.
$75.00
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CondemningProbabilism & Jansenism
Velasco, Tomás de.  Breviloquio moral practico, en que se contienen las sesenta y cinco proposiciones prohibidas por N. SS. P. Innocencio XI declaradas por via de expugnacion ... Mexico: Por la Viuda de Bernardo Calderon, 1681. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [10], 35, xii., [8] ff.
$4250.00
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“A Complete Compendium of Declamation”
[Victor, Orville J.], ed.  Beadle's dime American speaker comprising gems of elocution and humor, for schools, exhibitions, parlors, etc. New York: Beadle & Adams, [1872?]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [2], [vii], 98, [2 (adv.)] pp.
$90.00
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A Manual for Inquisitors withInterrogation Questions
Vilaplana, Hermenegildo.  Enchiridion canonico-morale de confessario ad inhonesta, & turpia solicitante: nec non de decretis, & constitutionibus pontificiis ad hoc nefarium crimen exterminandum emanantis. Mexico: ex typographia editioni Bibliothecae Mexicanae destinata, 1765. 4to (20 cm; 7.75"). [14] ff., 217 pp.
$1200.00
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Copiously & Usefully ILLUSTRATED
Vindel, Francisco. Solaces bibliográficos. Madrid: Instituto Nacional del Libro Español, 1942. 12mo. xi, 193 [1] pp., illus.
$110.00
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Tice IllustratesVoltaire
Voltaire.  Candide, or All for the best. New York: Bennett Libraries, 1927. 8vo (23 cm; 9.25"). 2 vols. in 1. 182 pp., [4] ff., color plates.
$725.00
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Probably Not the “London” Edition It Says It Is
Gropius's Copy
Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet.  La pucelle d'Orléans. Poeme heroi-comique. Londres [i.e., Amsterdam?]: 1756. 16mo (10.6 cm, 4.2"). [2], 140 pp. (lacking frontis., pp. 127/28).
$135.00
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APITTSBURGH Woman's Poetry
Wade, A. Annie Rogers.  The poetical works of A. Annie Wade. Allegheny, PA: [Privately printed], 1895. 8vo. Frontis., 227 pp.
$150.00
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Scarce Woman Author's Novel about Two Men with aSecret Scandalous Connection
Walsh, Lavinia.  When the dead walk: A novel. New York: Mutual Pub. Co., 1902. 12mo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., iv, 386, [2 (blank)] pp.
$40.00
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Fishing Classic, Important Lives, & Two Fore-Edge Paintings
Walton, Izaak.  The complete angler [and] The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson. London: John Major, 1824–25. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). 2 vols. I: lviii, 416 pp.; 14 plts. II: xviii, [2], 503, [1] pp.; 11 plts.
$900.00
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Well, SERVES HIM RIGHT!
The wandering shepherdess; or the betrayed damsel.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$125.00
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APRINTER-Missionary in INDIA
Ward, William.  Farewell letters to a few friends in Britain and America, on returning to Bengal, in 1821. New York: E. Bliss & E. White, 1821. 12mo. 250 pp.
$275.00
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I Believe She Was Not Only a Good Woman, but Good in an Eminent Degree”
Wesley, John.  An extract of the life of Madam Guion. London: Printed by R. Hawes, And sold at the Foundry ... & at the Rev. Mr. Wesley's Preaching-Houses, 1776. 12mo ( ). 230 pp.
$400.00
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Ethan Frome
Wharton, Edith.  Ethan Frome. London: Macmillan & Co., 1912. 8vo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). [2], 195, [1 (blank)] pp.
$250.00
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Nicely Printed Wharton WorkKeepsake Edition
Wharton, Edith.  Ethan Frome. Stamford, CT: Overbrook Press, [1967]. 8vo. [4], 128, [4] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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First Edition First Issue
Wharton, Edith.  The gods arrive. New York & London: D. Appleton & Co., 1932. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). [6], 431, [1] pp.
$300.00

“A Lily for a Lily”
Wharton, Edith.  The house of mirth. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (27.3 cm, 10.75"). x, [4], 294, [2] pp.; 12 col. plts.
$175.00
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Love, When We Met, 'Twas Like Two Planets Meeting.”
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler. Poems of pleasure. Chicago: W.B. Conkey Co., (1902). 8vo (19.7 cm; 7.75"). 158 pp, [2] ads.
$30.00
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I Should Be Glad to Send You Some Points . . . but . . .”
Willard, Frances Elizabeth.  Autograph Letter Signed to unknown recipient (“My dear Friend”). Twilight Park [Catskill Mountains, NY]: 17 September 1894. Small 8vo (7.75"). 1 p.
$400.00
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The Women Really are Wicked Creatures, & All the More Desirable for That
With an Extra Illustration & in a Special Binding
Williams, Gwyn, trans.  Against women. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1953. Narrow 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). 25, [1] pp.; col. illus.
$500.00
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Avant GardeArtists & Writers, 1951
Williams, William Carlos.  [cover title] The Living theatre. Stein, Picasso, Eliot. [New York]: No publisher/printer, [1951]. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9"). 16 pp., plus wrappers.
$475.00
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Polynesia & Tahiti 7 Maps & 6 PlatesAbsorbing Narratives
Wilson, William, ed. & illus.  A missionary voyage to the southern Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries; and illustrated with maps, charts, and views ... London: Pr. by S. Gosnell for T. Chapman, 1799. 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). [12], c, 420, [12] pp.; 7 fold. maps, 6 plts.
$2000.00
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Kneel Side by Side”
Wise, Daniel.  Bridal greetings: A marriage gift,  in which the mutual duties of husband and wife are familiarly illustrated and enforced. New York: Carlton & Phillips, 1852. 16mo. Frontis., 160 pp.
$42.50
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“A Collection of Tested Recipes fromIngredients Commercially Cooked & Packed
Woman's World Magazine Co.  The Woman's World book of can cookery. Chicago: Woman's World Magazine Co., © 1928. 8vo (25.2 cm, 10"). 50 pp. (pag. incl. front wrapper); col. illus.
$20.00
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