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Pithy, Ironic, Pen Portraits” of the1630S
Earle, John.  Micro-cosmographie, or, A piece of the world discovered in essayes and characters. Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, England: Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). vi, 73, [1] pp.
$100.00
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One of 75 Printed Hand-Colored Illustrations
Ehrmann, Paul.  Saving graces. New York: Oliphant Press, 1969. 12mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [24] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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Stamped in the Titular Metals
Ellwanger, George H.  In gold and silver. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1892. 12mo (17.1 cm, 6.73"). Frontis., illum. t.-p., viii, 156, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 8 plts., illus.
$55.00
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Nonesuch Tribute: Ellis's Essay withNumerous Chapman “Excerpts”
Ellis, Havelock.  Chapman. Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1934. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). 146, [2] pp.
$550.00
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Reviving a ManWho “Had Long Lived in Dignified Obscurity”
Ellis, Havelock.  Chapman. Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1934. 8vo (26.7 cm, 10.5"). [4], 146, [2] pp.
$100.00
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Venus — Candle-Snuffers?
    (Dress & Politics!)
(English Political Satire PLUS).  Venus attiring the graces. London: J. Dodsley, 1777. 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). 11, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] [Mason, William?] [Ode to Mr. Pinchbeck, upon his newly invented patent candle-snuffers. London: J. Almon, 1776]. [5]–11, [1 (adv.)] pp.
$385.00
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BETWIXTthe Devil & a DoctorOxford Controversy
Evans, Abel.  The apparition. A poem. Or, a dialogue betwixt the devil and a doctor, concerning the rights of the Christian church. The second edition. [Oxford?], 1710. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). A–C4; 23, [1 (blank)] pp.
$295.00
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By the MENTOR, about the MENTEESigned Binding by Hayday
Evelyn, John.  The life of Mrs. Godolphin. London: William Pickering, 1848. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). xviii, 291 pp.
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Some of Caldecott's Favorite Birds
Ewing, Juliana Horatia; Randolph Caldecott, illus.   Daddy Darwin's dovecot: A country tale. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (engraved & printed by Edmund Evans), [1884]. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.15"). Col. frontis., 52 pp.; illus.
$200.00
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Behold, Here's a Ditty, the Truth & No Jest”
[drop-title] The factor's garland.  [U.K.: ca. 1850?]. 16mo (15.2 cm, 6"). 8 pp.
$50.00
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Disaster at SeaIllustrated by Richard Westall A Great Binding
Falconer, William.  The shipwreck. London: Pr. for John Sharpe by C. Whittingham, 1819. 12mo (16.4 cm, 6.4"). Add. engr. t.-p., [3]–58, [61]–167, [1] pp.; 5 plts.
$475.00
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A Capuchin on the Trinity, with Some POETRY as Well
Feliciano de Sevilla.  El sol increado dios trino y uno, y la grande excelencia de su culto y devocion. Reimpreso en Mexico: por D. Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1790. 4to (20.5 cm; 8.25"). [10] ff., 464 pp.
$775.00
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This Kind of Composition Is Not So New to Our Language
as It Has Been Considered”
Fennor, William.  Cornu-copiae. Pasquil's night-cap: Or, antidot for the head-ache. [London]: [colophon: C. Whittingham, at the Chiswick Press, 1819]. 8vo (20.2 cm, 7.9"). viii, 119, [1] pp.
$175.00
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Fergusson's First Novel of the Southwest
Fergusson, Harvey.  The blood of the conquerors. New York: Modern Age Books, Inc., 1937. 8vo. [4], 146, [4 (adv.)] pp.
$45.00

First English TranslationDeluxe Binding
Flaubert, Gustave.  November. [London: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd., 1934]. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.24"). 215, [3] pp.; illus.
$325.00
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The Body & Soul A Poetic Vista
Fletcher, Phineas.  The Purple Island, or the Isle of Man: Together with Piscatorie eclogs and other poeticall miscellanies. Cambridge: Pr. by the Printers to the Universitie of Cambridge, 1633. 4to (18.3 cm, 7.2"). [14], 181, [3], 130, [2] pp.
$1750.00
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Sweet Love, Do Not Frown, But Put off Thy Gown”
Floethe, Richard, illus.  Cupid's horn-book: Songs and ballads of marriage and of cuckoldry. Mt. Vernon, NY: Airmont Publishing, 1936. 8vo (25.8 cm, 10.125"). 150, [2] pp.; illus.
$50.00
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A Romance of ChivalryA Copy That Had Its Own “Adventures”
Floresta, Pedro de la.  Historia de los muy nobles y valientes cavalleros, Oliveros de Castilla y Artus de Algarve. Y de sus maravillosas y grandes hazañas. Madrid: A costa de Don pedro Joseph Alonso y Padilla, Librero de Camara de S.M., [1735]. Small 8vo (14 cm; 5.5"). [2] ff., 219, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (blank)] f.
$475.00
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Estelle,  Illustrated & in English
Florian, Jean-Pierre Claris de; Samuel Maxey, trans.; James Mitan, illus.   Estelle, a pastoral romance. London: Pr. by C. Whittingham for T. Boosey et al., 1803. 8vo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). xxiv, 181, [3 (2 adv.)] pp.; 7 plts.
$165.00
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For the Shelley Fan, a Revelation & a Fine “Read” . . .
Forman, H. Buxton.  The Shelley library. An essay in bibliography. New York: Haskell House Publishers Ltd., 1971. 8vo. 127, [1] pp.
$40.00
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Figures from Schiller
Förster, Erwin; William Kaulbach, illus.  Schiller-Gallery. From the original drawings of William Kaulbach, C. Jaeger, A. Mueller, Th. Pixis, R. Beyschlag, W. Lindenschmit. New York: Stroeffer & Kirchner, [ca. 1868]. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). [4], 136 pp.; 22 plts.
$200.00
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All Men in Adam Die, in Christ Revive . . . ”
Forster, John.  Evening reflections in a country church-yard. London: John Bohn & Edw. Jeffery and Sons (pr. by C. Richards), 1827. 8vo (16.2 cm, 6.4"). 27, [1] pp.
$300.00
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Twiddle, Twiddle, & Tromp, Trompee”Lighthearted Victorian Medievalism
Forsyth, Evelyn; Anna Hennen Broadwood, illus.  Ye gestes of ye Ladye Anne: A marvelous pleasaunt and comfortable tayle. London: A. & G. Way, prs., [1884]. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.35"). [8], 105, [3 (pub. adv.)] pp.; illus.
$95.00
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May Not a POET Now & Then / Reveal These Lives of Average Men?
Foss, Sam Walter.  Whiffs from wild meadows. Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., copyright 1895. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.7"). Frontis., [2], ix, [1], 272 pp.; illus.
$50.00
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Watercolors Abound
France, Anatole.  At the sign of the Queen Pédauque. Chicago: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club by The Lakeside Press, 1933. Tall 4to. Frontis., [5], v–xii, 174, [2] pp., [3 (blank)] ff.; 19 plts.
$95.00
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Limited EditionMucha Illustrations
France, Anatole.  Clio. Paris: Calman Lévy (pr. by Chamerot & Renouard), 1900. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [4], 188, [4] pp.; col. illus.
$650.00
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Literary Bad Boy Gets Cleaned Up;  Remains Popular
Franco, Niccolò; Girolamo Giovannini da Capugnan, ed.   Dialoghi piacevolissimi di Nicolò Franco da Benevento. Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1590. 8vo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). [8], 148 ff.
$750.00
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Vices & Virtues for Children A Woodcut BESTIARY
[“Frate Tommaso”].  Fior di virtu historiato utilissimo a' fanciulli, & ad ogni stato di persone. Verona: Angelo Tamo, 1610. 16mo (14.9 cm, 5.86"). 92, [4] pp.
$1500.00
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LEC Frost — Signed by Frost, Nason, *&* Rogers
Frost, Robert.  The complete poems of Robert Frost. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1950. 8vo (27 cm, 10.63"). 2 vols. I: xliv, 308, [2] pp.; illus. II: [4], [309]–607, [3] pp.; illus.
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A Rich AnthologyNicely Printed
Frothingham, Robert.  Songs of the sea and sailors' chanteys: an anthology selected and arranged by Robert Frothingham. N.p.: Houghton Mifflin Company (Cambridge: The Riverside Press), 1924. 16mo. xxii, [2], 288 pp.
$85.00

ComedySigned by the Playwright
Fry, Christopher.  The lady’s not for burning: a comedy. London: Oxford University Press (pr. by Vivian Ridler), 1950. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.5"). [8], 97, [1] pp.
$30.00
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SINCERITY, Thy Name is Clara Mai . . .
Fuqua, Clara Mai Howe.  Two dozen. Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, 1912. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). 32 pp.
$35.00
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Petites Histoires” with SPIRIT
Furetière, Antoine.  Furetieriana ou les bons mots, et les remarques d'histoire, de morale, de critique, de plaisanterie, & d'erudition, de Mr. Furetiere. Brusselle: François Foppens, 1696. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.55"). Frontis., [6], 267, [13 (index)] pp.
$450.00
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