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Number One”
Pegasus Club.  The year book of the Pegasus. Number one. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1895. 8vo. 49, [1 (blank)] pp.
$125.00
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Irish-American NovelTWO Queens & a SeeressSensational!
Peppergrass, Paul (pseud. of John Boyce); Samuel Worcester Rowse, illus.   The Spaewife: or the Queen's secret. A story of the reign of Elizabeth. Baltimore: Kelly & Piet, 1865. Small 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.5"). [3] ff., xxvi, 742 pp., illus.
$137.50
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Corrected” & AnnotatedPEPYS
Pepys, Samuel.  Diary and correspondence...the diary deciphered by the Rev. J. Smith, A.M. from the original shorthand MS. in the Pepysian Library. With a life and notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke. First American from the fifth London edition.... Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1855. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). I: Frontis., xxxvi, 427, [1 (blank)] pp.; II: Frontis., [1] f., 484 pp.; III: [1] f., 481, [1 (blank)] pp.; IV: [2] ff., 470 pp.
$250.00
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FALLS fromVermont to Hawaii
Pfahl, John.  Waterfall. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, [2000]. Oblong 8vo (12 cm, 4.75"). [36] pp., [1 (laid-in)] f.; illus.
$125.00
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Exposure of American CorruptionSigned Decorated Binding
Phillips, David Graham.  The plum tree. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1905). 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). 389, [3] pp.; illus.
$40.00
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PhiladelphiaPoets, Playwrights, & Publishers BEWARE
Pindar, Jr., Peter [pseud. of Nathaniel Chapman Freeman].   Parnassus in Philadelphia.  A satire by Peter Pindar, Jr. Philadelphia: [Privately Printed], 1854. 12mo. 58 pp.
$250.00
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Westward!
Post, Charles Cyrel.  Driven from sea to sea; Or, just a campin'. Philadelphia & Chicago: Elliot & Beezley, 1888. 8vo. 414, [2] pp.; 8 plts.
$50.00

ThingsShall Not Long Continue in this Present Gloomy & Disordered State
Potter, Ray.  A treatise on the millennium, or latter-day glory of the church, compiled principally from the productions of late eminent writers upon that subject. To which is added, further remarks and notes by the compiler. Providence: Brown & Danforth, printers, 1824. 12mo (17.8 cm; 7"). [2], ii, [5]–300 pp.
[SOLD]
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Exceptionally Nice ConditionA Good Exemplar
Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A.  The Church almanac for the year of our Lord 1854. New York: The Protestant Episcopal Tract Society (Van Norden & Amerman, printers), [1853]. 12mo. 48 pp., plus wrappers.
$27.50
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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.
$800.00
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For the Entertainment & Instruction of YOUNG PEOPLE
Both Town & Country
Ramble, Robert [pseud. of John Frost].  Robert Ramble's scenes in the country. Philadelphia: Smith & Peck (pr. by Brown, Bicking & Guilbert; stereotyped by Murray & Joyce), 1841. 12mo (15.1 cm, 5.94"). Frontis., 143, [1] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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On Native AmericansTheir Languages, Their Histories, & the
World They Inhabited
Rafinesque, C.S.  Ancient history, or Annals of Kentucky; with a survey of the ancient monuments of North America, and a tabular view of the principal languages and primitive nations of the whole earth. Frankfort, in Kentucky: Printed for the author, 1824. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25") iv, 39, [1 (blank) ] pp.
[SOLD]
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The Then of Changeless Sunny Days — The Now of Shower & Shine —
But Love Forever Smiling — As That Old Sweetheart of Mine”
Riley, James Whitcomb.  An old sweetheart of mine. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1902. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.89"). [62] pp; 18 plts.
$120.00
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Jes' Looky Hyonder, Hey?
Riley, James Whitcomb.  Riley songs o'cheer. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., [1905]. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). 195, [1] pp.; illus.
$75.00
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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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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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A Happy Ending for Two Starving Wanderers
(AND for the People Who Help Them)
Roe, Nora A.M.; Davidson, Bertha G., illus.  Two little street singers. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1900. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.44"). v, [1], 182 pp.; 8 plts.
[SOLD]
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Progress Easy, Clean, & Safe!
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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The Bibliography AND an Array of the Chapbooks Themselves
    Plus an Ephemeral Broadside & a Rosenbach Shipping Box
Rosenbach, A.S.W.  Collection of items related to A.S.W. Rosenbach's collection of early American children's books, including Early American Children's Books. Portland, ME, & elsewhere: The Southworth Press & other publishers, 1809–1933. Sm. folio (28.5 cm, 11.22"). lix, [1], 354, [4] pp.; illus.
$6125.00
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Catalogue of His Own CollectionEarly American Children's Books
Rosenbach, A.S.W.  Early American children's books.  Portland, ME: Southworth Press, 1933. Stout 4to (27 cm; 10.625"). lix, 354 pp., [86] leaves of plates; facsims. (some col.).
$575.00
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The Trent AffairThe Civil War on the High Seas
Rush, Benjamin.  Letter on the rebellion, to a citizen of Washington from a citizen of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: John Campbell, 1862. 8vo. 23, [1 (blank)] pp.
$75.00

The “Father of American Psychiatry” on Mental Illness
Rush, Benjamin.  Medical inquiries and observations upon the diseases of the mind. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot (pr. by J. Crissy & G. Goodman), 1835. 8vo (21.9 cm, 8.62"). 365, [3 (adv.)] pp.
[SOLD]
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EXHUMATION!
Rush, Benjamin.  William B. Reed, of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Expert in the art of exhumation of the dead. [London]: 1867. 8vo. 15, [1 (blank)] pp.
$47.50

Sound Study Professional” Provenance
Rush, James.  The philosophy of the human voice: embracing its physiological history; together with a system of principles by which criticism in the art of elocution may be rendered intelligible, and instruction, definite and comprehensive. To which is addeda brief analysis of song and recitative. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1833. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5 “). [4 (ads)] ff., 432 pp.
$250.00
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An AMERICAN Statesman in GEORGIAN LONDON
Rush, Richard.  Memoranda of a residence at the court of London. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). 460 pp.
$200.00
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An AMERICAN Statesman in London Second Series
Rush, Richard.  Memoranda of a residence at the court of London, comprising incidents official and personal from 1819 to 1825. Including negotiations on the Oregon question, and other unsettled questions between the United States and Great Britain. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.6"). xii, 640 pp.
$100.00
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Woman Entrepreneur, Patent Medicines Division (1855)
S.A. Osburn (Firm).  [drop-title] Osburn's detergent balsam, or, the great remedy, for nursing sore mouth, canker, thrush, scarlet fever, inflamed sore throat, &c., &c. [Rochester, NY]: No publisher/printer, 1855. Tall 12mo (20 cm; 7.75"). 3, [1] pp.
$225.00
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Innovative American Presbyterian Worship Elegant Ecclesiastical Binding
St. Peter's Church (Rochester, NY).  The book of worship in use in St. Peter's Church, of the presbytery of Rochester City, New York. Rochester: E. Darrow & Brother, 1864. 8vo (22.7 cm, 8.94"). 352 pp.
$250.00
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Teaching Spanish to U.S. Students Using Canonical Writers
Sales, Francisco, comp. & ed.  Colmena española; ó, Piézas escogídas de vários autóres españóles, moráles, instructívas, y divertídas. Boston: Munroe y Francis, 1825. 24mo (14.5 cm, 5.5"). 216 pp.
$300.00
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ENJOYABLE Dictionaries for Adults & Children
(Salesman’s Sample Book).  Lewis, William Dodge, ed. The new Winston simplified dictionary and reference library. Philadelphia: Universal Book & Bible House, copyright 1937. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.9"). Frontis., [approx. 145] pp.; 25 plts. [with] Brown, Thomas Kite, Jr., ed. The new Winston simplified dictionary for young people. Philadelphia: Universal Book & Bible House, 1937. Frontis., [approx. 126] pp.; 20 plts.
$150.00
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An American Boy Makes Good, Sees ChangesHis Life Through His Diaries
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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Cooking for a Good CauseNew Hampshire–Style
Sandown Community Hall Association.  Sandown Community Hall cook book. [Manchester, NH: Sandown Community Hall Association], 1921. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). 115, [1] pp.
$125.00
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Two Innocent Men NOT HangedBut a Very Near Thing
Sargeant, Leonard.  The trial, confessions and conviction of Jesse and Stephen Boorn for the murder of Russell Colvin, and the return of the man supposed to have been murdered. Manchester, VT: Journal Book & Job Office, 1873. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.25"). 48 pp.
$275.00
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Delicious Melodies to Charm the Listening Ear, & Glowing Pictures
to Fascinate the Kindling Eye Withal”

(Featuring American Artists & Some American Poets Too)
Saunders, Frederick.  Festival of song: A series of evenings with the poets. New York: Bunce & Huntington (pr. by Mooney & Brown), 1866. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). xiv, 376 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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