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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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First Series:  An American Botanical Celebration with96 Color Plates
Meehan, Thomas.  The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects. Boston: L. Prang & Co., 1878–79. Large 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). 2 vols. I: ix, [1], 192 pp.; 48 col. plts. II: v, [1], 200 pp.; 48 col. plts.
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With aSeal Meant for Reuse
Mifflin, Samuel.  Document signed on parchment, in English. “Exemplification of a common recovery with double vouchers of the messuage & plantation in Blockley late the estate of Morton Garrett.” Philadelphia, 1776. Folio (51.5 cm, 20.5"). [1] p.
$850.00
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A “Philadelphianum” (Published in Boston)
Mitchell, Silas Weir.  The hill of stones and other poems. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1883. 16mo. iv, 98 pp.
$75.00
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A Philadelphian's Privately Printed
Ghostly” Vision
Moore, Charles Leonard.  Ghost of Rosalys: a play.  Philadelphia: Pr. for the author (Times Printing House), 1900. 12mo. 174 pp.
$25.00
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Inscribed by the Founder of theU.S. Church School Movement
Mühlenberg, William Augustus.  I would not live alway, and other pieces in verse by the same author. New York: Robert Craighead, 1860 (© 1859). 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.4"). 66, [2] pp.
$100.00
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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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We Are in Production!
Pennsylvania Society for the Encouragement of American Manufactures.  A communication from the Pennsylvania Society for the Encouragement of Manufactures and the Useful Arts. Philadelphia: Pr. for the Society by Samuel Akerman, 1804. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.375"). 28 pp.
$150.00

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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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ITALY Learns about theAmerican Continental Congress
& Revolutionary Politics
Raynal, Guillaume Thomas François.  Storia dell'America settentrionale. Venezia: dalle stampe di Antonio Zatta, 1778. 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 2 vols. in 1, of 3. I: iii, 288 pp. II: [2] f., 294 [i.e., 298] pp.
$950.00
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CASANOVA Beyond His Exploitatious Exploits
Ricci, Seymour de.  Jacques Casanova de Seingalt: An address to the Philobiblon Club of Philadelphia, 24 May, 1923. Philadelphia: Privately Printed [for The Philobiblon Club], 1923. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 24 pp.
$22.50
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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 Affair
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
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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.
$350.00
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An American Medical Doctor's Observations . . .
. . . in German for the German Public
Rush, Benjamin.  Medicinische Untersuchungen und Beobachtungen. Leipzig: In der Weidmannschen Buchhandlung, 1792. 8vo (22.5, 8.75"). [6], 358 pp.; 2 folded leaves of tables. [with his] Neue Medicinische Untersuchungen und Beobachtungen. Nurnberg: in der Raspeschen Buchhandlung, 1797. 8vo (22.5, 8.75"). ix, [1], 302 pp.
$900.00
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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
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