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(A Joy & a PUZZLE).  Barham, R. Harris.  The Ingoldsby legends or mirth and marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby Esquire [with] The Ingoldsby legends ... Second series. London: Richard Bentley, 1840 & 1842. 8vo. 2 vols. I: [6], v, [3], 338, [2] pp. with inserted extra-engraved title (a proof before letters), numbered colophon leaf, engraved title, and six etched plates; II: vii, [3], 288 pp. with engraved title and seven etched plates.
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Certifying the Use of a Coat of Arms & its
Concomitant Privileges & Exemptions
Alonso Usatigui Barcena y Rodriguez de los Rios, Francisco.   Polychromatic genealogical/heraldic manuscript, on paper, in Spanish. Madrid: 1722 (5 December). 4to (31 cm, 12"). [24] ff.
$1200.00
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Advice on ALL Sorts of Things
Andrelini, Publio Fausto.  P. Fausti Andrelini foroliuiensis Hecatodistichon. [Paris]: V[a]enundatur a M. Nicolao De Barra, [1519]. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [30] pp. (final blank lacking).
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The First PUBLICLY Available, “REAL” Editions,
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[Barham, Richard Harris, a.k.a.] Ingoldsby, Thomas.  The Ingoldsby legends or mirth and marvels. London: Richard Bentley (pr. by Samuel Bentley), 1840–47. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). 3 vols. I: Engr. t.-p., v, [3], 338, [2] pp.; 6 plts. II: Engr. t.-p., vii, [3], 288 pp.; 7 plts. III: Engr. t.-p., vi, [2], 364 pp.; 6 plts.
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Bernesque Poetry at its Finest
Berni, Francesco; Giovanni Mauro; & Others.  Tutte le opere del Bernia in terza rima, nuovamente con somma diligentia stampate. [Venice?: s.n.], 1540. 8vo (15.1 cm, 6"). 168 ff.
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Mr. Brecht, Bring Down This “Fourth Wall”
Brecht, Bertolt; Jack Levine, illus.; Eric Bentley, intro.   The threepenny opera.  New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. 4to (29.3 cm, 11.5"). 155, [3] pp.; 12 plts. (incl. in pagination, incl. frontis.).
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Venus — Candle-Snuffers?
    (Dress & Politics!)
(English Political Satire PLUS).  Venus attiring the graces. London: J. Dodsley, 1777. 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). 11, [1 (blank)] pp. [with]  [Mason, William?]  [Ode to Mr. Pinchbeck, upon his newly invented patent candle-snuffers. London: J. Almon, 1776]. [5]–11, [1 (adv.)] pp.
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French N.T. with Marlorat Notes & anILLUSTRATED CALENDAR
(French Calendar).  Calendrier Historial, & Lunaire. La Lune est nouuelle à l'endroit du Nombre d'or: & nous aluons 9. ceste annee 1566. Lyon: Pour Antoine Vincent, 1566. 8vo (12.1 cm; 4.75"). [16] ff.; illus. [bound with] Bible. N.T. French. [1564]. Geneva. [Le nouveau Testament, c'est à dire, la nouvelle Alliance de nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ. Reueu & corrigé de nouveau sur le Grec par l'aduis des Ministres de Geneve. Auec annotations reueuës et augmentées par M. Augustin Marlorat]. [Par Antoine Vincent, 1564; colophon: A Lyon: Par Symphorien Barbier]. 12mo. [30], 824, [24] pp. Lacks t.-p.
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Nurse Lovechild's Legacy”The History of Nursery Rhymes
Immel, Andrea, & Brian Alderson.  Tommy Thumb's pretty song-book. The first collection of English nursery rhymes: a facsimile edition with a history and annotations. Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2013. Folio box (32.7 cm, 12.87"). 4to: xv, [1], 121, [1] pp.; illus. I: [4], 59, [5] pp.; illus. II: [2], 64, [4] pp.; illus. III: [2], 63, [3] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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Marco Polo's TRAVELS, Adapted for 19th-Century Youth, by a
Court-Martialed Reporter
Knox, Thomas Wallace.  The travels of Marco Polo for boys and girls with explanatory notes and comments. New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons (pr. by Knickerbocker Press), 1885. 4to (23.2 cm, 9.125"). Frontis., xviii, 530 pp.; illus.
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AMERICAN WOMEN ON THE MOVE . . .
. . . Gone WEST ca. 170 Years Ago
Ladies' Society for the Promotion of Education at the West.   First annual report. Boston: Well-Spring Press, A.J. Wright, printer, 1847. 8vo. 38 pp.
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Inconstancy of ApostasyMultiple Metamorphoses
Nicholls [a.k.a., Niccols, Nicols], John.  A declaration of the recantation of Iohn Nichols (for the space almoste of two yeeres the Popes scholer in the Englishe seminarie or college at Rome) which desireth to be reconciled, and receiued as a member into the true Church of Christ in England ... London: Imprinted by Christopher Barker, 1581. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [98] ff.
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Presentation Copy from the Illustrator A Star-Studded Colophon
Novak, David Alan, comp. & ed. The first one hundred years, 1892–1992. A keepsake volume for the centenary ofthe Rowfant Club. Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1992. 4to (26 cm; 10.25"). xii, 77 pp., illus.
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He Was a Member ofSor JUANA's Circle
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de.  Parayso occidental plantado y cultivado por la liberal benefica mano de los muy catholicos y poderosos reyes de España, nuestros señores, en su magnifico Real Convento de Jesus Maria de Mexico. Mexico: Juan Ribera, 1684. Small 4to. [12], 206 ff., coat of arms.
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Just Sort of ~ Crazy?
Stearns, Charles, comp. & ed.  Report of the case of Charles Stearns against J.W. Ripley, in the Circuit Court of the United States, at Boston, November term, 1850, for malicious prosecution. His Honor Judge Sprague, presiding. Springfield [Mass.]: G.W. Wilson, Printer, 1851. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.75"). 76, [1], 14 pages, 1 folded leaf of plates (i.e., a plan).
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Illustrated GermanBOTANICAL GUIDESome Early Hand-Coloring
Theodorus, Jacobus, called Tabernaemontanus.  Neu vollkommen Kräuter-Buch: Darinnen uber 3000 Kräuter, mit schönen und kunstlichen Figuren, auch deren Underscheid und Würckung samt ihren Namen in mancherley Sprachen beschrieben: dessgleichen auch wie dieselbige in allerhand Kranckheiten beyde der Menschen und des Viehs, sollen angewendet und gebraucht werden angezeigt wird. Basel: Johann Ludwig König, 1731. Folio (38.4 cm, 15.1"). 3 vols. in 1. [12], 663, [5], 665–1529, [97 (index)] pp.; illus.
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Printed in London — (Re-)Bound inTrenton
Toone, William.  The chronological historian; or a record of public events, historical, political, biographical, literary, domestic, and miscellaneous; principally illustrative of the ecclesiastical, civil, naval, and military history of Great Britain and its dependencies, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the present time... Second edition. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1828. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.55"). 2 vols. I: [1] f., ii, 664 pp. II: [1] f., 747, [1] pp.
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Early 19th–Century Seismology
Vassalli-Eandi, Antonio Maria.  Rapport sur le tremblement de terre qui a commencé le 2 avril 1808, dans les vallées de Pélis, de Cluson, de Pô, etc. Fait à la classe des sciences physiques et mathématiques de l'Académie Impériale de Turin dans sa séance du 2 mai 1808. [Turin]: Felix Galletti, 1808. 8vo (22 cm, 8.66"). 136, [2 (index)] pp.
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Lovingly ILLUSTRATED — A Collection ofFABLES
Verdizotti, Giovanni Mario. Cento favole morali de i piu illustri antichi, & moderni autori Greci, & Latini. In Venetia: Appresso Sebastian Combi, 1599. 12mo (14.1 cm, 5.5"). 253, [11] pp.; illus.
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Not forLovers of Ye Kitty-cats
The wandering young gentlewoman; or the Cat-skins' garland; In Five Parts.  Part I:--How an Esquire's daughter near London was forced from home by her Father's cruelty... Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
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