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One of theFirst Two Books Printed at ETON
John, Mauropus, Metropolitan of Euchaita (active 11th century).   Joannis Metropolitani Euchaitensis versus iambici in principalium festorum pictas in tabulis historias atq[ue] alia varia compositi. Etonae: In Collegio Regali, excudebat [M. Bradwood for] Ioannes Norton, in Gr[a]ecis, &c. regius typographus, 1610. 4to (22.8 cm; 9"). [4] ff., 73, [1] pp., [4] ff.
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Signed Binding on aReward Volume from a Teacher
Johnny and Maggie, and other stories.  Boston: Crosby, Nichols, & Co., [1852–60?]. 16mo (15.3 cm; 6"). 48, 14 pp. (publisher's catalogue).
$42.50
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Sir John's Company Consisted Only of
Loose & Abandoned Young Gentlemen”
Johnson, Richard.  The foundling; or, the history of Lucius Stanhope. York: Printed by J. Kendrew, [ca. 1825]. 16mo (10 cm, 3.9"). 31, [1] pp.; illus.
$225.00
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“The Greatest Commonwealth upon Earth”
[Johnson, Richard]. A new Roman history, from the foundation of Rome to the end of the common-wealth ... Designed for the use of young ladies and gentlemen. London: E. Newbery, 1784. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.67"). [2], vi, 136 pp.; 6 plts.
$300.00
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Puss in Boots” in KENDREW Chapbook Form
Johnson, Richard, & Charles Perrault.  The surprising adventures of Puss in Boots; the history of a little dog; and the history of a little boy found under a haycock. York: J. Kendrew, [ca. 1825]. 16mo (9.9 cm, 3.89"). 31, [1] pp.; illus.
$275.00
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Toys & Games & Fun at the Fin de Siecle
Johnson Bros., Harborne, England.  The “Acme” and “Chad Valley” series of New games for winter evenings. Season 1898–9. Harborne, England: Johnson Bros. [published in the Printing Department of Chad Valley Works], 1898. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). 40 pp., illus.
$75.00
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Victorian Illustrated Verse:  A Beautiful Romp through
Late 19th-Century France
[Keary, Eliza?]; Ellen E. Houghton & Thomas Crane, illus.   Abroad. London: Marcus Ward & Co., [1882]. 4to (22 cm, 8.66"). 56 pp.; col. illus.
$150.00
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Our English Children's Ways to Show”With Chromolithographs
[Keary, Eliza]; John George Sowerby & Thomas Crane, illus.   At home. London: Marcus Ward & Co., [ca. 1881]. 4to (22 cm, 8.66"). 56 pp.; col. illus.
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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.
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EducatingGerman-American Boys & Girls in 1809
Kleine Erzählungen über ein Buch mit Kupfern: oder Leicht Geschichte für Kinder. Philadelphia: Gedruckt [beyJacob Meyer] für Johnson und Warner, 1809. 24mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [22] ff., illus.
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The ESSAYS that Made Lamb's Reputation1st U.S. Edition
Lamb, Charles.  Elia. Essays which have appeared under that signature in the London Magazine. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Carey (pr. by Mifflin & Parry, and J.R.A. Skerrett), 1828. 12mo (I: 18.4 cm, 7.25", II: 16.8cm, 6.6"). 2 vols. I: 292 pp. II: 230 pp. (both vols. without ads.).
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Flattery Put Out of Countenance: A Poetical Version
of anANCIENT Tale”
Lamb, Charles.  Prince Dorus. London: Field & Tuer (The Leadenhall Press), 1889. 8vo (20.2 cm, 7.95"). xii, 31, [1] pp.; 10 plts. (9 col.).
$145.00
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A Concise Overview for aVery Special Student Subset
Le Blond, Guillaume.  Abregé de geometrie à l'usage des pages de la Grande Ecurie du Roy. Où l'on donne ce qui est le plus nécessaire pour entrer dans l'étude des fortifications. Paris: Joseph Bullot & Jombert, 1737. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). [4], 162, [6] pp.; 5 fold. plts.
$450.00
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With Upwards of Fifty Illustrations”
Lemon, Mark; Charles H. Bennett & Richard Doyle, illus.   Fairy tales. London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., 1868. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.83"). [12], 189, [3] pp.; 6 plts., illus.
$300.00
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A Very Large University BroadsidePrinted on SILK
Linares Montefrio y Martinez, Evaristo.  Broadside. Begins, Excmo. domino ac semper domino meo, D. Josepho Moñino, comiti de Florida Blanca ... Exoptat hihi iam diu illuxit dies ... quo publicum oc non tantum mei in studiies, profectus, verum etiam grati animi significationes testimonium exhiberem. Toleti [i.e., Toledo]: apud Nicolaum de Almanzano, typographum universitatis, 1782. Folio (76 x 57 cm, 31" x 22.5" ). [1] p.
$5500.00
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Still Thoughtful Still Thought-Provoking
Lippman, Walter.  The scholar in a troubled world. An address delivered as the Phi Beta Kappa oration at the commencement exercises of Columbia University May 31, 1932. New York: Press of the Wooly Whale, 1932. 8vo. [40] pp.
$25.00
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Scholarly Highlights of Southern Germany, Plus
Great Universities of Medieval Europe
Mabillon, Jean; & Jean de Launoy.  ... Iter Germanicum et Io. Launoii De scholis celebribus a Carolo M. et post Carolum M. in Occidente instauratis liber.... Hamburgi: Christiani Liebezeit, 1717. 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). Frontis., [22], 103, [1], 507, [5] pp.
$900.00
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Al-fred Was a Kind Heart-ed Boy: He Ne-ver
Play-ed With Naugh-ty Chil-dren”
Mamma's gift, or pretty tales and pretty pictures for good children... Embellished with coloured engravings. London: Published by D. Carvalho, [ca. 1833–35?]. 12mo (17.5 cm, 7"). [8] ff.; illus.
$750.00
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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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Part of the Series of Texts Printed byDIDOT for theEducation of the Dauphin
Massillon, Jean-Baptiste.  Petit careme. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1789. Large 4to (31 cm, 12. 25"). [4] ff., 312 pp.
$1000.00
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With an American Eagle on the Front Cover *&*
A LARGE MATCHING! EAGLE WOODBLOCK
M'Carty & Davis Co.  M'Carty's American primer. Being a selection of words the most easy of pronunciation, intended to facilitate the improvement of children in spelling. Philadelphia: M'Carty & Davis (stereotyped by J. Howe), copyright 1828. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.59"). 36 pp.; illus.
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The Savage Becomes Kind”
(Missions).  Africaner, or missionary trials. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, [1850?]. 12mo (14.9 cm, 5.86"). 36 pp.; 1 plt.
$125.00
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David & Goliath, Etc.
More, Hannah.  Sacred dramas. Chiefly intended for young persons. The subjects taken from the Bible. Chiswick [i.e., London]: Pr. by C. & C. Whittingham for Thomas Tegg, 1827. 16mo (13.2 cm, 5.19"). 176 pp.; illus.
$68.00
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The More Things Change . . .
( . . . The More They Stay the Same).  Report of the speeches delivered at the public meeting of the inhabitants of Edinburgh opposed to the government scheme of education, held in the Music Hall, on Wednesday evening the 31st March 1847. Edinburgh: Grant & Taylor, 1847. 8vo. 34 pp.
$90.00
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School Text 1791Muretus” a
  MODEL  for Students
Muret, Marc Antoine.  Orationes, et epistolae...ad usum scolarum selectae.... Venetiis: Apud Josephum Orlandelli, 1791. 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). 2 vols. I: xv, 359, [1] pp. II: 328 pp.
$600.00

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A Pretty Present Indeed
My pretty present.   Thomas Nelson & Sons; London: S.W. Partridge & Co., [ca. 1885]. 18mo (14.7 cm, 5.75"). [56] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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Saving the Souls of the Rich viaCHARITY
Nelson, Robert.  An address to persons of quality and estate ... To which is added, an appendix of some original and valuable papers. [with another related title, as below]. London: A. & G. Way, prs., 1715. 8vo (21.9 cm, 8.6"). Frontis., xxxi, [1], 267, [1], 55, [7] pp. [with] A poem in memory of Robert Nelson Esquire. London: Pr. by Geo. James for Richard Smith, at Bishop Beveridge’s-Head, 1715. 8vo. 21, [3] pp.
$675.00
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A Lotta Dowry Moneyon the Line
(Niños Expósitos).  Arias de Saavedra, Francisco.  Manifestacion de los derechos de la menor dona Grimaneza de la Puente en el juicio que en segunda instancia; ha promovido en esta real audiencia, con el Señor Marques de Corpa oydor de ella: sobre el entero de la dote de la Marquesa de la Puente su hija finada, para que se reforme la sentencia de vista declaratoria de la simulacion del instrumento dotal. Lima: En la Imprenta Real de los Niños Expósitos, 1793. Small 4to (21 cm; 8.25"). [3] ff., 175, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (errata)] f.
$475.00
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I Now Write Only to Those of the Learned Order”
Norris, John.  Treatises upon several subjects, formerly printed singly, now collected into one volume. London: Printed for S. Manship at the Ship near the Royal-Exchange in Cornhill, 1697. 8vo (19.2 cm; 7.625"). [16], 448, 443–506 pp.
$650.00
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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 Riverdale Story: Fishing & Newspaper Selling
Optic, Oliver [pseud. of William Taylor Adams].  The little merchant. A story for little folks. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1865. 16mo (14.7 cm, 5.78"). Add. engr. t.-p. (incl. in pagination), 96 pp.; 4 plts.
$65.00
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Lutheran Liturgy, in 16th-Century Black & Red:
The Church Order of Brandenburg-Nuremberg &
a Catechism for Its Children
   
Osiander, Andreas.  Kirchen Ordnung in meiner gnedigen Herrn der Marggrauen zu Brandenburg. Nürnberg: Christoff Heussler, 1564. Folio (31.3 cm, 12.32"). [2], LVII, [1 (blank)] ff. [with the same author's]  Catechismus oder Kinder predig. Nürnberg: Christoff Heussler, 1564. Folio. LXXX ff.
$2500.00
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The Venerable HistoryCOMPLETE
(OXFORD).  Peshall (or Pechell), John.  The history of the University of Oxford, to the death of William the Conqueror. Oxford: 1772. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). [2], 32, [6] pp. [with his] The history of the University of Oxford, from the death of William the Conqueror, to the demise of Queen Elizabeth. Oxford: Pr. by W. Jackson & J. Lister for J. & F. Rivington, 1773. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [4], 264, [2] pp.
$2000.00
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Early Thai GrammarFrom One of the First Presses in Thailand
Pallegoix, Jean Baptiste, Bishop of Mallos.  Grammatica linguae Thai. Bangkok: Ex typographiâ collegii Assumptionis B.M.V., 1850. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.5"). [1] f., 241, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (index)] f.
$4250.00
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The Folly of a Vain DollWith Hand-Colored Cruikshank Plates
Pardoe, Julia; George Cruikshank, illus.  Lady Arabella: Or the adventures of a doll. London: Kerby & Son, [1856]. Sm. 8vo (17.6 cm, 6.92"). [2], 88, [4 (adv.)] pp.; 4 col. plts.
$425.00
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Wonder Turners” for Everyone
Paris, John Ayrton.  Philosophy in sport made science in earnest; being an attempt to illustrate the first principles of natural philosophy by the aid of popular toys and sports. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1827 [Brattleboro, VT: Optical Toys, 1995]. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6.02"). 28 pp. (incl. pr. wrappers).
$95.00
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Apprentices Appreciated
[Pascoe, Juan, comp. & ed.].  [drop-title] Algunos aprendices de la imprenta mexicana. [Tacámbaro]: Taller Martín Pescador, 2018. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 8 pp.
$18.00
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Popular CONDUCT Book for FRENCH SchoolchildrenScarce Printing
Pibrac, Guy du Faur, seigneur de.   La civilité puerile et honneste pour l'instruction des enfans. Troyes: Jean Garnier, [ca. 1750]. 16mo (16 cm, 6.29"). 87, [1], 8 pp.
$600.00
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Never Throw Bread at Your Little Cousin Across the Table —
(You Might HIT MADAME on the NOSE)
A REVERSE Conduct Book
Plon, Eugène; Louis Maurice Boutet de Monvel, illus.  La civilité puérile et honnête expliquée par l'oncle Eugène. Paris: Plon-Nourrit et cie., [betw. 1896 & 1900]. Oblong 8vo (23 cm, 9.05"). 47, [3 (adv.)] pp.; col. illus.
$120.00
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Hospital Reform forthe Benefit of Orphans
Portugal.  Sovereign (1750–77, Joseph).  [begins] Eu el rey. Faço saber aos que este Alvará virem: Que sendo o decurso dos tempos sujeito as grandes alterações, que vem a fazer necessarias muitas novas, e antes não cogitadas providencias ... Havendo sido util, e louvavelmente erigido o Hospital dos Expostos da Cidade de Lisboa.... [Lisbon]: Na Regia Officina Typografica., 1775. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). 7, [1 (blank)] pp.
$475.00
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Classic Primer / Good Cuts
(Primer).  New-England primer, improved; or, an easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading. To which is added, the Assembly's catechism. Boston: James Loring, [between 1815 & 1826]. 16mo (10 cm, 4"). [31] ff.; illus.
$200.00


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From aSuccessful & Insightful Indian Civil Servant
Prinsep, Henry Thoby.  The India question in 1853. London: William H. Allen & Co., 1853. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). [2], 111, [1 (blank)] pp.
$350.00
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Dutch Prize
Propertius, Sextus.  Sex. Aurelii Propertii elegiarum libri IV. Trajecti ad Rhenum: Barth. Wild, 1780. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). [10], xiv, [2], 990 (i.e., 996; pagination repeats 627–32), [2] pp.
$450.00

“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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