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A Great 18th-Century Printer Presents a
a Great 17th-Century Dramatist
Racine, Jean.  Oeuvres de Jean Racine. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1784. 8vo in 4s (19 cm, 7.5". 3 vols. I: 463, [1] pp. II: [2] ff., 484 pp. III: [2] ff., 372 pp., [2] ff.
$950.00
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A Review forPrinters & Bibliophiles
Randle, John & Rosalind, eds.  Matrix 7. Number seven, winter 1987. Gloucestershire: The Whittington Press, 1987. Imperial 8vo (28.7 cm, 11.3"). [6], 166, [2] pp.; illus.
$175.00
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A U.S.–U.K. Collaboration
Reeves, James.  The closed door. [Newark, VT]: Twinrocker & The Janus Press, 1977. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.4"). [12] pp.; 1 illus.
$175.00
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Bodoni Printing:  Religious Advice for aDead Princess's Children
Roberti, Giovanni Battista.  Istruzione cristiana ad un giovinetto cavaliere e a due giovinette dame sue sorelle. Parma: Dalla Stamperia Reale, 1787. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.74"). [2], 143, [1] pp.
$350.00
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First on Several Fronts
Rojanovsky, Fedor [Feodor], illus.; Esther Averill & Lila Stanley, eds.  Daniel Boone. Paris: Domino Press, 1931. Folio (36.5 cm, 14.4"). [16] pp.; col. illus.
$325.00
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True Poetry Forever Lasts”
Ronsard, Pierre de.   Songs & sonnets ... Selected & translated into English verse by Curtis Hidden Page. Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Company, [May] 1903. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.6"). xxxvi, 137, [2] pp.
$125.00
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Nonesuch Press Edition: A NovelC.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien Read Aloud
toMake the Inklings Laugh
Ros, Amanda McKittrick.  Irene Iddesleigh. London: Nonesuch Press, 1926. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). 151, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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DidotHandsomely Presents Rousseau
Rousseau, Jean Baptiste.  Odes, cantates, epitres et poesies diverses. Paris: Chez P. Didot, fils aine de F. A. Dudot l'aine, 1790. Large 4to (32 cm, 12.75"). xii, 560 pp.
$1250.00
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Reading Recommended by William Penn
Saltmarsh, John.   Sparkles of glory, or some beams of the morning star. Wherein are many discoveries as to truth and peace. To the establishment and pure enlargement of a Christian in spirit and truth. London: Reprinted for William Pickering [colophon: J. Whittingham], 1847. 12mo (14.1 cm, 5.6"). [8], xx, 212 pp.
$225.00
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Popular OdesPetite Bodoni Printing
Savioli, Ludovico.  Amori. Crisopoli: Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1795. 16mo (12.4 cm, 4.88"). Frontis., [8], 134, [2] pp.
$350.00
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Florence & RomeWILL Be Punished
Savonarola, Girolamo, pseudo.  [drop-title]  Expositione sopra el psalmo Verba mea.  [Florence: Printer of Pseudo-Savonarola, 'Esposizione sopra il salmo Verba mea', 1500?]. Small 4to (19.6 cm; 7.75"). [8] ff.
$8895.00
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Sensory Reading
Scott, Robert.  Poems from last summer. Saint Paul, MN: Midnight Paper Sales Press, [May] 1982. Square 12mo (15.5 cm, 6.06"). [10] ff. Illus.
$200.00
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Riccardi PressShakespeare's Sonnets
Shakespeare, William.  The sonnets of William Shakespeare. London: Pub. for the Medici Society Ld. by Philip Lee Warner [Riccardi Press], 1913. 4to (23.1cm, 9.1"). [4], 78, [4] pp.
$150.00
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English REFORMATION SatirePrinted in the 19th Century ON VELLUM
[Shepherd, Luke, fl.1548].  [drop-title] John Bon and mast person. [London]: [colophon: J. Smeeton, Printer], n.d. [1807 or 1808]. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [5] ff.
$1950.00
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“A Glass of Fashion to theBeau Monde
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley.  The school for scandal. Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1930. Folio (29.2 cm, 11.5"). xxvii, [1], 145, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Nonesuch Sonnets
Sidney, Philip.  Astrophel & Stella. London: Nonesuch Press, 1931. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). xxxviii, [2], 193, [3] pp.
$100.00
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JusticeCOMING & GOING on These Covers
Silius Italicus, Tiberius Catius.  Silij Italici, poetae clarissimi, De bello Punico libri septemdecim. Lugduni: Apud Seb. Gryphium, 1551. 16mo (13.3 cm, 5.25"), 430, [2] (the last leaf blank).
[SOLD]
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A Handsome “Facsimile”A Pleasing Reference Resource
Simon Gribelin II, illus.; Philip Hofer, intro.; & Rudolph Ruzicka.   A book of ornaments: engraved by Simon Gribelin II in the year MDCCIV and now partially reprinted in collotype facsimile. Meriden, CT: Timothy Press, 1941. Oblong 8vo (20.6 cm, 8.125"). 13, [3] pp.; 6 ff. of plts., illus.
$75.00
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Shakspearean” Inspiration?A Special Copy
[Singer, Samuel Weller, ed.].  Shakspeare's [sic] jest book. Chiswick: A. & G. Way, prs., 1814. 8vo (20 cm, 7.875"). xxxii, 116, [2] pp.
$550.00
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I'd Go Cross the Tisza” & Other SongsJANUS PRESS
Snodgrass, W.D.  Traditional Hungarian songs. Newark, VT: Pr. for Charles Seluzicki by the Janus Press, 1978. 8vo (29.6 cm, 11.7"). [24] pp.; col. illus.
$100.00
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Limited Private Press EditionSigned by the Author
Spingarn, Lawrence P.  Elegy for Amelia. Francestown, NH: Typographeum, 1994. 8vo (23.7 cm, 9.375"). 19, [2] pp.
$25.00
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Unattributed & UNCUT
Spring song.  New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, [ca. 1934?]. 8vo. 8 pp.
$15.00

Blue Book Perishable Press
Stafford, William.  Weather. Mt. Horeb, WI: The Perishable Press, 1969. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). [24] pp.
$450.00
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Printed by W. Thomas Taylor / Signed by Stern
Stern, Madeleine B.  Nicholas Gouin Dufief of Philadelphia: Franco-American bookseller, 1776-1834. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1988. 8vo. (22 cm; 8.75"). 81 pp., illus., portrait, facsimiles.
$50.00
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Avant-Garde Short Stories Cutting-Edge Criticism
Stone, Herbert Stuart, ed.  Essays from the Chap-Book being a miscellany of curious and interesting tales, histories, &c.; newly composed by many celebrated writers and very delightful to read. [and] New stories from the Chap-Book being a miscellany of curious and interesting tales, histories, &c.; newly composed by many celebrated writers and very delightful to read. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone & Co., 1896 & 1898. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). I: vi, [2], [5]–262, [19 (adv.)] pp. II: [6], 260, [2] pp.
$150.00
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Works of a Master EngraverWith Signed Print
Stone, Reynolds.   Reynolds Stone engravings.  London: John Murray (pr. at the Curwen Press), [1977]. 8vo (29.1 cm, 11.5"). xli, [3], 151, [3] pp.; col. illus.
$450.00
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Like Father / Like Son
Strozzi, Tito Vespasiano; Ercole Strozzi; Aldo Manuzio.   Strozii poetae pater et filius. Parisiis: Ex officina Simonis Colinaei, 1530. 8vo (17.3 cm, 6.75"). [8], 256, [4] ff.
$2800.00
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Three 1586 Greek Works from Fédéric Morel's Press
Synesius, of Cyrene, Bishop of Ptolemais.  [title in Greek, romanized as] Synesiou Kyrênês Episcopou Ymnoi deka. Grêgoriou tou Nazianzêiou ôdai teatares. [bound with two others, see below]. Lutetiae [Paris]: Apud Federicum Morellum, 1586. 8vo (18 cm; 7"). 88 pp. [with the same author's] [title in Greek romanized as] ... Peri enypnion ... Liber de insomniis ... Lutetiae [Paris]: Apud Federicum Morellum, 1586. 8vo. 56 pp. (lacking parts 2 and 3; [10], 31, [5], 55, [1] ff.). [with] John Chrysostom, Saint. [title in Greek romanized as] Ioannou tou Chrysostomou Peri Heimarmenes te kai pronoias. [then in Latin:] Divi Ioannis Chrysostomi Conciucnculae perquam elegantes sex de fato & prouidentia Dei. Lutetiae [Paris]: Apud Federicum Morellum, 1586. 8vo. 82. (i.e., 79), [1] pp.
$2875.00
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