TWENTY for TUESDAY (XXVIII)
A LIST FOR LABOR DAY 2020
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NO CRIES Are Sure of Such Renown, as Those of
Famous London Town”
(Labor,  CHILD).  London cries for children.  Philadelphia: Johnson & Warner (pr. by John Bouvier), 1810. 24mo (14 cm, 5.5"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 40 pp.; illus.
$400.00
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Book of Designs forBakers & Confectioners
(Labor,  CULINARY).  Hueg, Herman. Ornamental confectionery, and practical assistant to the art of baking in all its branches, with numerous illustrations. New York: H. Hueg & Co., © 1896. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). 48, 48 pp.; illus.
$175.00
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CAT-Master Dick becomes London's Lord Mayor:  Illustrated Scottish Version
(Labor,  FELINE).  (Glasgow Chapbook).  The history of Whittington and his cat. Glasgow: A. Paterson, [ca. 1820]. 16mo (10.3 cm, 4.05"). 16 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Chapbook:  Servants, Never Try to Cheat Your Masters
(Labor,  HOUSEHOLD).   [More, Hannah].  The history of Charles Jones, the footman. Written by himself. London: J. Evans & Son, [ca. 1815]. 8vo (17.2 cm, 6.77"). 15, [1 (adv.)] pp.
$100.00
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A Herculean Effort A Beautifully Produced Book
(Labor, LEGENDARY).  Di Bassi, Pietro Andrea.  The Labors of Hercules. Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1971. 4to (27.9 cm, 11"). 89, [3] pp.
$75.00
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It Is NOT Considered Fashionable to Eat Potatoes with Fish”
(Labor, in the Dining Room).   Peel, Constance Dorothy Evelyn Bayliff.   Waiting at table. A practical guide. London: Frederick Warne & Co. (pr. by William Clowes & Sons), [ca. 1929]. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.44"). viii, 115, [1] pp.
$85.00
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New ChemistryPractical Application Illustrations
(Labor, in the Dye Shop).  Berthollet, Claude- Louis, & Amédée B. Berthollet.  Elements of the art of dyeing; with a description of the art of bleaching by oxymuriatic acid. London: Pr. for Thomas Tegg; Simpkin & Marshall; R. Griffin & Co., Glasgow; & J. Cumming, Dublin, 1824. 8vo (23.2 cm; 9.125"). 2 vols. I: xxvii, [1(blank)], 408 pp., 7 plts. (2 fold.). II: vii, [1 (blank), 453 pp., 2 fold. plts.
$500.00
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An American Boy Makes Good, Sees ChangesHis Life Through His Diaries
(Labor, on the FAMILY FARM ~ later in CLASSROOMS).  Sampson, George G.  Manuscript on paper, in English: Collection of 26 diaries. Maine, Worcester, New York City: 1886–1912. 32mo to 16mo (4" x 2.5" to 6" x 2.75"). 26 vols.
$1700.00
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Giving SMITHS Access to SILVER & GOLD in the Viceregal Mint
(Labor, in the GOLD- or SILVER-SMITHY).  Revilla Gigedo, Juan Vicente Güemes Pacheco de Padilla, Conde de.  Broadside begins: Don Juan Vicente de Guemez ... virrey, gobernador y capitan general de Nueva Espana ... Por quanto habiendose dado cuenta a S.M. con el grave recomendable expediente sobre diversas solicitudees de los plateros, batiojas y tiradores de oro ... [Mexico: No publisher/printer, 1791, 9 June]. Folio extra (41.5 cm, 16.375 ). [1] f.
$750.00
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A Bespoke Cedulario for Use in New Spain & Guatemala
(Labor,  in the LAW OFFICE).   (Spanish Royal Decrees).  An assemblage of 43 manuscript and printed royal and viceroyal decrees and some 25 related documents. Barcelona, Madrid, Valldolid (Spain), Aranjuez, Mexico City, & elsewhere: 1701–79. Small 4to, folio, & larger. Approximately 135 ff.
$8275.00
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ALL the ACTUAL PRINTER' BLOCKS for the *47* Illustrations
        of Zoeth Skinner Eldredge'sThe Beginnings of San Francisco
(Labor, in the PRINT-SHOP materialized).  Francis, Walter, illus., et al.  For Eldredge's The beginnings of San Francisco, the 47 California-themed printing blocks used to produce the volume’s illustrations. San Francisco: Pr. John C. Rankin Company (New York), 1912. 37 half-tone plates (on copper), 10 zinc cuts, all on their wood blocks; plus 3 additional plates on copper and another zinc cut, similarly mounted.
$4350.00
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Documenting anItalian-American Immigrant Success Story
(Labor, in the TAILORING SHOP).  Rosa, Giuseppe.   Archive of manuscript and printed material, on paper, in Italian, English, and Spanish. New York City & elsewhere: 1902–18.
$2200.00
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Scroungers” &Their Rights in 13th-Century ARAGON
(Still Scrounging/Foraging in 1542)
(Labor, ANCIENT/INFORMAL formalized).  Almudevar (Spain).  Manuscript document, on paper. In Latin. Aragon: 5 May 1542. Small 4to (21.9 cm; 8.675"). [5] pp.
$775.00
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Progress Easy, Clean, & Safe!
(Labor, THE MODERN WAY)!   Rome Gas, Electric Light & Power Company. The dirt-less workman. Rome, NY: Rome Gas, Electric Light & Power Company, [ca. 1925]. 16mo (15.1 cm, 6"). [16] pp.; illus.
$75.00
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Surveying the Literature ofStreet Vendors
Labor,  Literature of ~ FRENCH).  Nisard, [Marie-Léonard] Charles.  Histoire des livres populaires ou de la littérature du colportage depuis le XVe siècle jusqu'à l'établissement de la Commission d'examen des livres du colportage (30 novembre 1852). Paris: Librairie d'Amyot (Imprimerie D. Jouaust & Ch. Lahure), 1854. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.64"). 2 vols. I: [4], xvi, 580, [4] pp.; illus. II: [4], 599, [1] pp.; 1 fold. plt., illus.
$500.00
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An Irish Guide to England's Irish Statutes
(Labor, Law of ~ IRISH).  Dutton, Matthew.  An exact abridgment of all the publick printed Irish statutes of Queen Anne and King George, in force and use, to the end of the first session of this present parliament. Anno Dom. 1716. Dublin: James Carson, 1717. 4to (20.7 cm, 8.2"). [4], 263, [1], xv, [25] pp.
$1250.00
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Three Plates with COTTAGE DESIGNS
(Labor, Housing of ~ SCOTTISH).  Third annual report of the directors of the Association for Promoting Improvement in the Dwellings and Domestic Condition of Agricultural Labourers in Scotland. Edinburgh: Pr. for the Association by William Blackwood & Sons, 1857. Uncommon pamphlet, detail-packed as to both present housing realities and desirable changes, illustrated with three plates containing plans and elevations for cottage designs by architect William Fowler.
$139.50
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Dyers & Loomers AreEngaged in ESSENTIAL Services!
(Laborers, just for once getting a break?).  SPAIN.  Sovereigns, 1759–1788 (Charles III).  Real cedula...por la qual se manda por via de declaracion general, á beneficio de las manufacturas, que se guarde á los maestros tintoreros.... Madrid: Pedro Marin, 1775. Folio. [3] ff.
$325.00
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The JOYS of Hard Work in aDeluxe Edition
(Labor, LAUDED).  Van Dyke, Henry. The toiling of Felix. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). [6], 70 pp.; 4 col. plts. (incl. in pagination).
$100.00
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For Workmen & Laborers”
with Ruskin'sAttack on Whistler as a Bonus
(Labor, a MANIFESTO).  Ruskin, John.  Fors clavigera. Letters to the workmen and labourers of Great Britain. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). 4 vols. I: 430 pp. II: 459, [1] pp. III: 425, [1] pp. IV: 412 pp.
$100.00
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