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On a Most Ancient & Honourable CompanyPresentation Copy
Heath, John Benjamin.  Some account of the Worshipful Company of Grocers of the city of London. London: Privately printed, 1854. 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.55"). xvi, 580 pp.; 8 (1 fold.) plts.
$350.00
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Expanding the Imagination & Bringing Science to the Masses
Heinlein, Robert; Urusula LeGuin; Isaac Asimov; Harry Harrison; & many others.  Large collection of science fiction & fantasy. Various places: Various publishers, ca. 1952–2000. 12mos. Approx. 500 vols. (some dupes).
$2000.00
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19th-Century AmericanSigned Blind–Embossed Binding
This Copy Extra-Illustrated
Hemans, Felicia; Reginald Heber; & Robert Pollok.  The poetical works of Hemans, Heber and Pollok. Complete in one volume. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliott, 1838. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). Frontis., engr. t.-p., [10], vii, [ii]–xvi, 479, [1], [ii]–xvii, [1], 43, [1], 79, [1] pp.; 2 add. engr. plts.
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Improvements in TWO KINDS of PumpsPatented!
A Very LARGE & Attractive Document
Henderson, William M.  Patent No. 38308: Improvement in pumps. [Washington, D.C.: United States Patent Office, 1863] . Folio (appr. 50 × 27 cm, 20" × 14.5"). [3] ff.
$750.00
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Direct-Action Independent Steam Engines”
   IMPROVEMENTS, Described
Henderson, William M.  Patent No. 65,911: Improvement in steam pumps. [Washington, D.C.: United States Patent Office, 1867] . Folio (appr. 40 × 28 cm, 15.75" × 11"). [3], [1 (blank)] ff.
$475.00
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Direct-Action Compound Engines
IMPROVED, 1870
Henderson, William M.  Patent No. 105,941: Improvement in direct-acting compound engine. [Washington, D.C.: United States Patent Office, 1870] . Folio (appr. 37 × 25 cm, 14.5" × 10"). [2], 2, [1 (blank)] ff.
$475.00
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Turnèbe Tackles Hephaestion
Hephaestion.  [title in Greek, transliterated as] Hephaistionos Alexandreos encheiridion peri metron kai poiematon. Eis to auto scholia. Parisiis: Apud Adrianum Turnebum typographum regium [colophon: Excudebatur Lutetiae Parisiorum], 1553. 4to (22.7 cm, 9"). [4], 95, [9] pp.
$1800.00
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An EARLY Strawberry Hill Press Book
Herbert of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, Baron.  The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury. [Twickenham]: Strawberry-Hill [Press], 1764. 4to (22.5 cm; 9"). [5] ff., 171, [1] pp., fold. table, fold. port.
$425.00
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The Amazon & Its “Aborigines”52 Lithographed Plates
Herndon, William Lewis; & Gibbon, Lardner.  Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, made under direction of the Navy Department.... Washington: Robert Armstrong, 1853, & A.O.P. Nicholson, 1854.  8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. I: 414, [2], iii, [1] pp.; 16 plts. II: x, [2], 339, [1] pp.; 36 plts.
$600.00
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Sutton's Hospital inCharterhouse
    & The FamousCharterhouse School
Herne, Samuel.   Domus carthusiana: Or an account of the most noble foundation of the charter-house near Smithfield in London. Both before and since the Reformation. London: Pr. by T.R. for Richard Marriott & Henry Brome, 1677. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.2"). Frontis., [46], 287, [1] pp.; 2 plts.
$1500.00
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Early Editions of Two Titans, in Greek
Herodotus.  [two lines in Greek, romanized as ] Erodotou logoi ennea, oiper epikalountai mousai [then in Latin] Herodoti libri novem, qvibvs mvsarvm indita svnt nomina ... Basiliae: In officina Heruagiana, 1541 [colophon date]. Median folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [10] ff., 310 pp., [1] f. [bound with] Thucydides.  [three lines in Greek, romanized as ] Thoukydides meta scholion palaion kai pany ophelimon choris hon ho syngrapheus poly aneucheres esti [then in Latin] Thucydides cum scholiis et antiquis et utilibus sine quibus autor intellectu multum est difficilis. Accessit praeterea diligentia Ioachimi Camerarij, in castigando tum textu, tum commentarijs un[am] cum annotationibus eius. Stephanus Schirotius Pannonius lectori. Basileae: Ex officina Hervagiana, 1540. Median folio [12] ff., 225, [3], 177 [i.e., 178] pp., [2] ff.
$5750.00
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He Sent Copies of Two Scores
Hervé [i.e., Louis Auguste Florimond Ronger].  Autograph Note Signed (“Hervé’) to “Cher Docteur,” in French. Cernay prés Permont, Seine et Oise, France: 14 October 1880. 12mo (18 cm; 7"), 2 pp.
$100.00
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A SALVO in aPaper War”
Hervey, John Hervey, Baron.  Observations on the writings of the Craftsman. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1730. 8vo (20 cm; 7.875"). [1] f., 5–31, [1 (blank)] pp.
$150.00
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Groveling Malice!  Mercenary Views Sordid Interests!
Hervey, John Hervey, Baron.  Remarks on the Craftsman's vindication of his two hon.ble patrons in his paper of May 22. 1731. London: Pr. for J. Peele, 1731. 8vo (18 cm, 7.1"). 62 pp.
$250.00
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A Well-Meaning but Not Very High-Rising MUSE
Hill, Elizabeth Chase.  Gleanings: Girlhood and womanhood. Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1887. 4to (19.2 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [2], 76, [2] pp.
$280.00
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Counting to SixOne of65 Copies
Hill, Jennifer.  Overpass. Six drawings. [Florence, MA]: Kat Ran Press, 2001. Folio (35.8 cm, 14.2"). [6] pp.; 6 plts.
$175.00
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BLAIR Blazoned
Hill, John.  An account of the life and writings of Hugh Blair .... Philadelphia: James Humphreys, 1808. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 229, [1 (blank)] pp.
$125.00
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The Medicinal Virtues of PlantsIllustrated
Hill, John.  The family herbal, or an account of all those English plants, which are remarkable for their virtues, and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries; with their descriptions and their uses, as proved by experience. Bungay: J. & R. Childs, 1822. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). viii, xl, 376 pp.; 54 col. plts.
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A PIRACY from This Publisher
Hill, Thomas.  Nundinae sturbrigienses. Londini: [Pr. by H. Hills], 1709. 8vo. 12 pp.
$200.00
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Master Violin Makers (Both Subjects & Authors)Equally Masterful Binders
Extraordinary Provenance
         
Hill, William Henry; Arthur F. Hill; Alfred Ebsworth Hill.   The violin-makers of the Guarneri family (1626–1762): Their life and work. London: William E. Hill & Sons, 1931. 4to (29.9 cm, 11.75"). xxxvii, [3], 181, [5] pp.; 58 plts., 2 fold. maps, illus.
$3250.00
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Written & Owned by Violinists
Hill, William Henry; Arthur F. Hill; Alfred Ebsworth Hill.  Antonio Stradivari his life and work (1644–1737). London: William E. Hill & Sons, 1902. Large 4to (30.1 cm, 11.875"). xvi, 303, [1] pp.; 30 plts.; illus.
$750.00
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Cutting Way Back onPresidential Authority
Hillhouse, James.  Propositions for amending the constitution of the United States, submitted by Mr. Hillhouse to the Senate on the twelfth day of April, 1808, with his explanatory remarks. [Washington]: 1808. 12mo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). 52, [2], 7 pp.
$150.00
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Treachery! Deception!  BUT in the End — Conjugal Delights!
The history of Donna Eugenia; or, the innocent adulteress.  London: Pr. by Lewis and Ramblin for Langley and Belch, 1807. 16mo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). Col. frontis., [2], [7]–40 pp.
$250.00
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A Stubborn Pig Is Rewarded with a Clean Sty & Good Food
History of the Little Dame Crump and her white pig. London: J.L. Marks, [ca. 1835-57?]. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). [8] ff.; illus.
$375.00
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NEVER in Childish Hands Cuts Very Well Impressed
The history of Tommy and Harry. York: J. Kendrew, [ca. 1820]. 16mo (10.3 cm, 4.1"). 30, [2] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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MUCH! Is Addressed Here . . .
[Hoadly, Benjamin].  The fears and sentiments of all true Britains; with respect to national credit, interest and religion. London: A. Baldwin, 1710. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.15"). 16 pp.
$250.00
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College Sermons Presentation Copy
Hoffman, Charles Frederick.  Christ, the patron of all true education. New York: E. & J.B. Young & Co., 1893. 8vo. Frontis., [2], 209, [1] pp.
$100.00
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On the Marriage of Minors
Hoffmann, Conrad Philipp.   Schediasma de aetate juvenili, contrahendis sponsalibus ac matrimoniis idonea, sive, Von junger leute heyrathen. Ut & de annis, qvibvs qvis sub poena matrimonivm inire tenetvr, sive Von bestranfung unterlassenen heyrathen. Regiomonti et Lipsiae: Impensis Francisci Bortoletti, 1743. 4to. 96 pp.
$50.00
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Holbein’s Dance of DeathHIS ALPHABET with “New” Borders
Holbein, Hans.  L'alphabet de la mort de Hans Holbein entouré de bordures du XVIe siècle et suivi d'anciens poëmes français sur le sujet de trois mors et des trois vis publiés d'après les manuscrits par Anatole de Montaiglon. Paris: Edwin Tross, 1856. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.625"). [96] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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NOT! Agatha Christie's Mousetrap” . . .
Holdsworth, Edward.  Muscipula, sive Cambro-Muo-machia. Londoni: [Pr. by H. Hills?], 1709. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). 8 pp.
$225.00
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Earning for Himself a Character for Courage, Integrity, & Truth”
Home at the haven.  London: Groombridge & Sons [Richard Barrett, Printer], [1860s?]. (14.2 cm; 5.625"). 48 pp., illus.
$75.00
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Homer in Greek, Using Proctor's Type
Homer (Homerus).  [one line in Greek, transliterated as] Homēri Odysseia. Oxford: Pr. at the University Press, 1909. Tall 4to (29 cm, 11.5"). [4 (3 blank)], [227], [3 (blank)] ff.
$1100.00
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The Punishment of Tantalus in ART plus English, Greek, & Latin
RUZICKA Renders HOLBEIN
Homer; William Broome, transl.; Rudolph Ruzicka, illus.; et al.   Tantalus. [Cambridge, MA]: The Cygnet Press, 1937. Sm. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., [16] pp.
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WONDERS ~ Oddities ~ *&* Good Old-Fashioned
ENTERTAINMENT!
  (Varia Par Excellence across ALL FOUR VOLUMES
)
 
Hone, William; George Cruikshank, Samuel Williams, et al., illus.  The every-day book, and table book; or, everlasting calendar of popular amusements, sports, pastimes, ceremonies, manners, customs, and events, incident to each of the three hundred and sixty-five days, in past and present times ... [WITH!]  The year book of daily recreation and information; concerning remarkable men and manners, times and seasons, solemnities and merry-makings, antiquities and novelties, on the plan of the Every-day book and Table book, or, everlasting calendar of popular amusements, sports, pastimes, ceremonies, customs, and events, incident to each of the three hundred and sixty-five days, in past and present times; forming a complete history of the year; and a perpetual key to the almanack. London: William Tegg & Co.; Glasgow: R. Griffin & Co.; Dublin: Cumming & Ferguson (pr. by J. Haddon), 1826–28; 1848. 8vo (22.8 cm, 8.98"). 4 vols. I: Frontis. (incl. in pagination), viii pp., 1720 col., 8 (adv.) pp.; illus. II: Frontis., [6] pp., 860, 888 col.; illus. III (marked II): Frontis., viii pp., 1712 col.; illus. IV: Frontis., [4] pp., 1644 col., [2] pp.; illus.
$625.00
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AMERICAN POEMS
Honeywood, St. John.  Poems ... some pieces in prose. New York: Pr. by T. & J. Swords, 1801. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). viii, 159, [1 (errata)] pp.
$450.00
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Inscribed by Hoover
Hoover, J. Edgar.  Masters of deceit: The story of Communism in America and how to fight it. New York: Henry Holt, 1958. 8vo. x, 374 pp.
$250.00
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Early Riccardi Press Handsome Homer
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (i.e., Horace).  Quinti Horati Flacci opera omnia. [Londini]: apud Lee Warner Mediceae Societatis Librarium [typis Riccardi a Carolo T. Jacobi], 1910. 4to (25 cm, 9.5"). [6] ff., 240 pp., [1] f.
$250.00
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A Delightful, Eye-Pleasing HoraceA Chromolithographic Tour de Force
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus.  The works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus illustrated chiefly from the remains of ancient art. London: John Murray, 1849. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). [6], 194, [6], 490, xiv pp.; 8 col. plts.
$550.00
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One of the Great Catholic Leaders of His DayA Polish Statesman & Revered Bishop
Hosius, Stanislaus.  Opera omnia hactenus edita, in unum corpus collecta, ac nuperrimè ab ipso auctore recognita, & supra omnes alias editiones aucta, cura & opera Alemanii Fini Cremensis excusa. Adiunctae sunt praetereà Recantationes Fabiani Quadrantini, Braunsbergae in collegio societatis Iesu recitatae. Saluo in omnibus sanctae sedis Apostolicae iudicio. Venetiis: Apud Dominicum Nicolinum, 1573. Folio (33.3 cm, 13.11"). [24] pp., 193, [2], [194]–365, [13] ff.
$700.00
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    Narrow Escape!Dangerous Publication
     Surreptitiously Printed & a Pseudonym Used
Hotman, François.  De furoribus Gallicis, horrenda & indigna Amirallij Castillionei, nobilium atq[ue]; illustrium virorum caede, scelerata ac inaudita piorum strage passim edita per complures Galliae ciuitates, sine vllo discrimine generis, sexus, aetatis & conditionis hominum: vera & simplex narratio. Edimburgi [i.e., London: Printed by Henry Bynneman], 1573. 8vo (15.7 cm; 6.125"). CCXII [i.e., 212] pp.
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Islam  Judaism Christianity ETC.
Hottinger, Johann Heinrich.  Historia orientalis: quae, ex variis orientalium monumentis collecta.... Tiguri: Typis Joh. Jacobi Bodmeri, 1651. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [8] ff., 373, [1] pp., [11] ff.
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The Old Woman & HerPig/COCHON:
    (Uncommon Early French Illustrated Version)
Houx-Marc, Eugène.  Les tribulations de la Mère Goody. Paris: Amédée Bédelet, [1850]. 16mo (15.8 cm, 6.22"). 48 pp.; 14 col. plts.
$750.00
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Devotions withoutDistinction of Denomination”Enfield, 1826
Howe, John.  The Christian's pocket-companion. Being a choice collection of devotional hymns, for the use of Christians, in public worship and private devotion: without distinction of denomination. Enfield, [Mass.]: John Howe, printer, 1826. 32mo (10.5 cm, 4.2"). 144 pp.
$195.00
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British AntiquityPrinted at the Sign of the Unicorn
Howell, William.  Medulla historiae Anglicanae. Being a comprehensive history of the lives and reigns of the monarchs of England. London: Printed for Abel Swalle, 1687. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). [14], 483, [1] pp.; 2 plts.
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“An Outstanding Document Both of the Cree Language
& of Early Grammatical Practice”
Howse, Joseph.   A Grammar of the Cree Language: With which is combined an analysis of the Chippeway dialect. London: Trubner & Co., 1865. 8vo (22 cm, 8.625"). xix, [1], 324 pp.
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The Importance ofGoods Which Cannot Be Taken” When You Die
[Hughes, John, & John Arbuthnot].  Charon; or, the ferry-boat. A vision. Dedicated to the Swiss Count —. London: printed; and sold by W. Lewis near Covent-Garden, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows at the Black-Bull in Cornhill, J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, and A. Dodd at the Peacock without Temple-Bar, 1719. 8vo (18.8 cm; 7.375"). [12], 26 pp.
$250.00
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Chromolithographed/ILLUMINATED Symbols & Stories
A Victorian “Medievalesque” Binding
 
Humphreys, Henry Noel.  The miracles of our Lord. London: Longman & Co., 1848. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). iv pp; 16 double-sided col. plts.
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Murder!  Horrid Murder!
Hunt, Joseph.  The whole of the dreadful confessions of Joseph Hunt, relative to the horrid murder of Mr. Weare. London: Printed by and for Hodgson & Co, [1824]. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.75") 31 pp., lacks fold. plate.
$275.00
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It Was a Very Happy Little Leaf to Be Allowed to See
What It Had Seen
This Blessed Christmas Tide”
Hurst, May E.  Manuscript on paper, in English. “What a Little Leaf Seen at Christmas Time.” [ca. 1890?]. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.07"). 11 ff.
$135.00
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