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The “Pelew Prince” & His Voyage to London
[Keate, George].  The history of Prince Lee Boo, son of Abba Thulle, king of the Pelew Islands. London: Thomas Hughes (pr. by Plummer & Brewis), 1824. 12mo (13.9 cm, 5.47"). 108, [2] pp.; 3 col. plts.
$325.00
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All Ends Well!
The king's daughter; together with Catherine Johnstone. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$45.00
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OH, How I HATE to Get Up . . .
The king's muster, to which is added, Nae luck about the house, and Up in the morning early, and Bauldy Baird.  Glasgow: R. Hutchison, 1823. 8vo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). 8 pp.
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Another Happy Ending . . .
  The Knight of Elle; a scarce and favourite old Scotch ballad.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers , [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$125.00

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Conspiracy!  Murder!  Kissing Fair Maidens on the Cheek!
(A Gothic Novelist Turns His Eyes to Venice)
Lewis, Matthew Gregory.  Rugantino, the bravo of Venice. Durham: George Walker, Jr., 1838. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.61"). 24 pp.
$150.00
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A Good Little Girl RESCUED from
Captivity in NEW ZEALAND
The little, but affecting history of Mary Howard.  [Sanbornton, NH?]: Sanbornton Press, 1835. 16mo (9.5 cm, 3.75"). 16 pp.
[SOLD]
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EDIFYING STORIES for French Youths
[Marmontel, Jean-François].  L'école des peres, suivie de la mauvaise mere, contes nouveaux. Caen: P. Chalopin, 1788. 12mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). 40 pp.
$250.00
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Chapbook Biography — Commercial/Business Division
Moir, David Macbeth.  The Life of Mansie Wauch / Tailor in Dalkeith. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo, 24 pp.
$75.00
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She Died — or was Killed — for Her Loyal Love
 The Old Scotch ballad of Andrew Lammie; or Mill of Tifty's Annie.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers , [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$95.00
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Cheap RepositoryQuirky Copy
[More, Hannah].   The pilgrims: An allegory. [London]: J. Evans & Son, [ca. 1820]. 8vo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). 16, 16 pp.
$200.00
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No Plan, No Pattern Can We Trace”Illustrated
(The Persuasive Power of Metaphor?)
[More, Hannah]. Turn the carpet; or, the two weavers: A new song, in a dialogue between Dick and John. London: Sold by J. Marshall, R. White, & S. Hazard, [1796]. 12mo (17.7 cm, 6.97"). [8] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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COLORFUL Engravings & (Sometimes!)COLORFULVerses
(e.g., “I had a little husband . . . ”)
(Nursery Rhymes).   Bysh's edition of nursery rhymes. Embellished with eight coloured engravings. London: Pr. by T. Richardson for J. Bysh, [ca. 1825]. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.7"). 36 pp.; 6 col. plts.
$350.00
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A Rather EXTENDED Chapbook!
[A Ghost, Here, Too]
Ogilvie, William.  The Laird of Cool's ghost: being several conferences and meetings betwixt the Reverend Mr. Ogilvie, late minister of the gospel at Innerwick; and the ghost of Mr. Maxwell, late Laird of Cool; as it was found in Mr. Ogilvie's closet after his death -- written with his own hand. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1840?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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The Farmer's Daughter of Essex
Penn, James.  Life of Miss Davis, the farmer's daughter of Essex, who was seduced by her lover... London: T. Hughes (pr. by G. Whiteman), [1802]. 12mo (16.7 cm, 6.6"). pp.; 1 plt.
$300.00
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A is for Axe” . . .
The picture alphabet; or child's A, B, C. Portland, ME: Bailey & Noyes, [not before 1860?]. 16mo (10.5 cm, 4.1"). 16 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Mini” Natural History Chapbook
Pretty rhymes about birds and animals for little boys and girls.  New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, [ca. 1860]. Miniature (7.8 cm, 3"). 8 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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“A Faint Heart Never Won a Fair Lady”
Proverbs of Little Solomon. Containing entertaining stories...  Edinburgh: Published by Oliver & Boyd, Netherbow, [1808–09]. 48mo (10.3 cm, 4"). [32] pp. (including wrappers); illus.
$475.00
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Lass wi' the Bonny Blue E'en” *&* MORE
The quaver: A choice collection. Newcastle-on-Tyne: W.R. Walker, [ca. 1850]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 24 pp.
$125.00
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He Possessed a MATCHLESS Share of Effrontery”
(Rann, John).  The life of Jack Rann, otherwiseSixteen-String Jack,  the noted highwayman, who was executed at Tyburn, November 30, 1774. Durham: George Walker, Jr., 1838. 12mo (16.6 cm, 6.53"). 24 pp.
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Redeemed at DeathNottinghamshire Printed
(Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of).  The repentance and happy death of the celebrated Earl of Rochester. To which is added, some suitable verses on the occurrence, by Dr. Isaac Watts. Nottingham: Printed by Sutton & Son, 1814. 16mo (16 cm, 6.25"). 8 pp.
$175.00
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Betrayal/MURDER! in Oxford
Rosanna; the Oxford tragedy / In two parts. Part I.--How fair Rosanna, of the city of Oxford, was by a young gentleman betrayed of her virginity. Part II.--His cruelty in murdering her, and how a rose-bush sprung upon her grave, which blossoms all the year through; and how the murder came to be found out, by his cropping the rose, &c. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo (15 cm, 6"). 8 pp.
$95.00
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With One Large “JOLLY” Cut
Roy's wife of Aldivalloch. To which is added, the Highland plaid, Neil Gow's fareweel, John Anderson, my Jo, Maria.  Glasgow: R. Hutchison, 1823. 12mo (15.4 cm, 6"). 8 pp.
$95.00

Illustrated RulersSTRONG PORTRAITS
(Rulers of Great Britain).  History of the kings and queens of England: From the reign of William the Conqueror to Victoria the first. Part I. [with] History of the kings and queens of England and Scotland: From the reign of James the first to Victoria the first. Part II. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1845?]. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.89"). I: 24 pp.; illus. II: 24 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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LOLs(?)  Including Irish Blunders”
The Scotch haggis; A Selection of choice bon mots, Irish blunders, Repartees, Anecdotes, &c. / Care to our coffin adds a nail no doubt, / While every laugh so merry draws one out. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--] . 12mo. 24 pp.
$125.00
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Och Hey!
Seven of the most popular songs.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1840?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$95.00

When bless'd with love and you”
Seven popular songs / The Lily of France. / Blue bonnets over the border. / The Light of other days. / When bless'd with love and you. / Judy Magrath. / The Bloom is on the rye. / Rory O'More.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$45.00


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Not got a Bible!?!
Sherwood, [Mary Martha].  History of Emily and her brothers. By Mrs. Sherwood. London: Houlston & Co. (pr. by R. Clay), [1847]. 16mo (10.1 cm, 3.97"). 30 pp. (frontis. incl. in pagination); col. illus.
$185.00
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The Exciseman Ends Up inHELL
Sir Neil and Glengyle, the highland chieftains; a tragical ballad.  Andthe drunken exciseman. [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18––]. 12mo, 8 pages.
$75.00
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“A Youth of Folly Breeds an Age of Care”
The sister's gift; or, The bad boy reformed.   Published for the advantage of the rising generation. York: Printed by James Kendrew, Colliergate, 1826. 48mo (10 cm, 3.875"). 31, [1] pp.; illus.
$150.00
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I leave you to guessof course she said yes!
Six excellent songs. Allen-A-Dale. The Youthful Squire. By the Margin of Zurich's Waters. The Rover's Bride. The Chieftain's Daughter. Sir John the Grame. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$50.00
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Laddie, oh leave me”
Six favourite songs. / Kathleen O'More. / The Doctors. / MacPherson's farewell. / Laddie, oh leave me. / The Death of Nelson. / Merry and wise.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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Favourites . . .
Six favourite songs.  The Sailor's Epitaph. / Blue-Eyed Mary. / The Song of the Olden Time. / Black-Eyed Susan. / Roy's Wife. / Green Bushes.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$75.00

More, Different “Favourites”
  Six favourite songsBlack Eyed-Susan. / The Lammie. / Draw the sword, Scotland. / Lord Ronald. / A Tear that falls. / A Scots sang. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$95.00
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  Six popular songs.  Alice Gray. / England, Europe's glory. / A Light heart & thin pair of breeches. / The Braes of Busbie. / Waes me for Prince Charlie. / Scotland yet. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$75.00

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The Wrapper Cut Promises Excitement
(Sons, SACRIFICED)
Stories of Bewick and Graham. The Berkshire Lady's garland. And Margaret and the minister.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18––]. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). [24] pp.
$75.00

Storys”Spellbindings
Storys of Prince Lupin, Yellow dwarf, and The Three wishes. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo (15.1 cm, 6"). 24 pp.
$175.00
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Childhood Amusements & LessonsCharming & Intricate Illustration
Teller, Thomas [pseud. of George Tuttle?]; Purcell, Edward B., illus.   A parent's offering; or my mother's story of her own home and childhood. New Haven: S. Babcock, [1845]. 16mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). 64 pp.; 8 plts. (incl. in pagination).
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A Trio of Tragedies
  Three excellent songs.   Bonny Barbara Allan / Sir Patrick Spence, / Lord John's Murder.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$75.00
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Striking Cover Cut
Twas on the morn of sweet May day. To which are added, Lovely Jean. / Haluket Meg. / Blythe, blythe an' merry are we.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed by and for J. Neil, 17 Bazar, 1829. 12mo. 8 pp.
$75.00
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A BALLAD “Babes in the Wood” —
(THAT Story Well Known;
the Other NOT SO MUCH)
Two favourite ballads. / The Babes in the wood. / Lord Gregory. Glasgow [Scotland] : Printed for the Booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$125.00
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  Two favourite songs.  Sheriff-Muir. / The Bonny boatman. Glasgow [Scotland] : Printed for the Booksellers, 18--] . 12mo. 8 pp.
$95.00

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“'Eternal God!' exclaimed the weeping father . . . ”
Village curate: An interesting tale.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 24 pp.
$35.00
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With a (Completely Unrelated?) Maritime Woodcut
The Village sexton, to which is added, The Boatie rows, / The Days o' lang syne, / The Lass o' Gowrie, / We're a noddin'.  Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed and Sold, Wholesale and Retail, by R. Hutchison, Bookseller, 19 Saltmarket, 1823. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6"). 8 pp.
$85.00

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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PROPHECIES
[Walker, Patrick (1666?–1745?)].  Life and prophecies, of Alexander Peden. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1840]. 12mo. 24 pp.
$90.00
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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.
$125.00
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Learning about Animals & about Being Cheerfulat the Same Time
Whymper, Elijah, illus.  Much ado about nothing; or, a day at the gardens. London: Groombridge & Sons, [ca. 1850]. 12mo (11.8 cm, 4.7"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 24 pp.; illus.
$45.00
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Scots Verse from the Author-Illustrator of
AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY
[Wilson, Alexander].  [drop-title] The loss of the pack; to which is added The pack's address. [Paisley: G. Caldwell, 1868?]. 16mo (15 cm, 5.88"). 8 pp.
$75.00
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Paisley Imprint
Wilson, Alexander.   Rab and Ringan. A tale.  To which is added, verses, occasioned by seeing two men sawing timber, in the open field, in defiance of a furious storm.  Paisley, [Scotland]: Pr. by G. Caldwell, 69, High-Street, 1827. 12mo. 8 pp.
$150.00
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Blind AllanSight Lost & Restored
Wilson, John.  Blind Allan, a tale, from “Lights & Shadows of Scottish Life”. [Glasgow?, Edinburgh?]: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1840]. 12mo. 24 pp.
$45.00
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The Woodpecker Gets a Woodcut
The Woodpecker; to which are added, Maggy Lauther. Flowers of the forest; The Lover's chain.  Stirling [Scotland]: Printed by W. Macnie, [ca. 1920s]. 12mo (14.9 cm, 5.875"). 8 pp.
$85.00
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Trans-Oceanic Tragedy, 1789
Young Grigor's GHOST, An Old Scotch song. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$40.00
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A “Lovely Indian” Organizes a RESCUE
(Also “Lisette & Login”)
(Zoa).  The authentic history of Zoa, the beautiful Indian, (daughter of Henriette de Belgrave), and of Rodomond, an East-India merchant, whom Zoa releases from confinement and intended death, and with him escapes to England. London: Dean & Munday, [between 1808 and 1816]. 12mo (17.8 cm, 7"). Frontis., [3], 8–36 pp.
$100.00
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