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The Choir Master OwnedVineyards
   (& Maria Got Them)
Ramírez Carrillo, Alonso.  Document (“escritura pública de donación”). In Spanish, on paper. Peñafiel, Spain, 24 April 1615. Folio. [10] pp.
[SOLD]
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Fictitious 17TH-Century DiaryBoth Parts Matching ZAEHNSDORF Bindings
[Rathbone, Hannah Mary].  So much ofthe diary of Lady Willoughby as relates to her domestic history, & to the eventful period of the reign of Charles the First. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1845. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [4], 220 pp. [with the same author's] Some further portions of the diary of Lady Willoughby which do relate to her domestic history and to the events of the latter years of the reign of King Charles the First, the Protectorate and the Restoration. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1848. 12mo. [6], 215, [1] pp.
$500.00
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19th-Century Cookery “On the Fire” in the Household of a
Widely Active Lancashire Executive
(Mrs. Rawlinson's Manuscript Compilations)
Rawlinson, Mary Ann.   Manuscript on paper, in English. [Cookery]. Burnley, Lancashire: [ca. 1884]. 2 vols (16.1 cm, 6.34"; 15.7 cm, 6.18"). I: [32] ff. II: [24] ff.
[SOLD]
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Classic Collection / Uncommon Illustrated Variant
[Roach, John, ed.].  The beauties of the poets of Great Britain, carefully selected from the works of the best authors. Embellished with engravings on wood. London: Sherwin & Co., 1821–22. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). 2 vols. I: [4], ii, 360 pp.; 9 plts. II: [2], iii, [1], 360 pp.; 9 plts.
$250.00
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Improved Taste of Modern Time MustQuestion the Crudities of Former Days”
Rocco, Sha [pseud. of Abisha Shumway Hudson].  The masculine cross and ancient sex worship. New York: Asa K. Butts & Co., 1874. 8vo (19 cm, 7.75"). 65, [7 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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A Young Ladies' Writing Club: The Fruits of their Labors in 1885
Handwritten, Illustrated, & Custom Bound
The Rocket Club.  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Essays of the Rocket Club.” [England]: 1885. 4to (23.8 cm, 9.375"). [200 (195 used)] ff.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Love & Honor in the REVOLUTION
Roe, Edward Payson.  Near to nature's heart. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., © 1876. 12mo. [4], [7]–556, [4 (adv.)] pp.
$75.00
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A Happy Ending for Two Starving Wanderers
(AND for the People Who Help Them)
Roe, Nora A.M.; Davidson, Bertha G., illus.  Two little street singers. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1900. 12mo (18.9 cm, 7.44"). v, [1], 182 pp.; 8 plts.
$100.00
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Poems for a “Much Loved Daughter”Ticketed Binding
Rogers, Samuel.  Poems. London: Edward Moxon [colophon: Chiswick Press: Pr. by C. Whittingham], 1839. 16mo (16.7 cm, 6.625"). viii, 311, [1] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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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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Betrayal/MURDER! in Oxford
Rosanna; the Oxford tragedy / In two parts. Part I.--How fair Rosanna, of the city of Oxford, was by a young gentleman betrayed of her virginity. Part II.--His cruelty in murdering her, and how a rose-bush sprung upon her grave, which blossoms all the year through; and how the murder came to be found out, by his cropping the rose, &c. Glasgow [Scotland]: Printed for the Booksellers, [18--]. 12mo (15 cm, 6"). 8 pp.
$95.00
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Woman Entrepreneur, Patent Medicines Division, 1855
S.A. Osburn (Firm).  [drop-title] Osburn's detergent balsam, or, the great remedy, for nursing sore mouth, canker, thrush, scarlet fever, inflamed sore throat, &c., &c. [Rochester, NY]: No publisher/printer, 1855. Tall 12mo (20 cm; 7.75"). 3, [1] pp.
$225.00
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“A Voyage to Abyssinia”A GOOD, Lively, & Readable Account
Salt, Henry.  A voyage to Abyssinia, and travels into the interior of that country, executed under the orders of the British government, in the years 1809 and 1810; in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa .... Philadelphia: M. Carey; Boston: Wells & Lilly (pr. by Lydia R. Bailey), 1816. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 24, 454 pp.; fold. map., illus.
$1250.00

Plate by Araoz
San Pedro, José María de.  Apologia de Santa Teresa de Jesus, que dirige a las rr. mm. carmelitas descalzas de la ciudad de Mexico. Mexico: La oficina de Ontiveros, 1812. 8vo. [4] ff., plt., 44 pp.
$750.00
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A Work Written for theDiscalced Carmelite NUNS of Mexico
San Pedro, José María de.  Apologia de Santa Teresa de Jesus, que dirige a las rr. mm. carmelitas descalzas de la ciudad de Mexico ... Mexico: La oficina de Ontiveros, 1812. 4to. [4] ff., 44 pp. (without the plate).
$300.00
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A Cookbook Collector's OwnPERSONAL Recipe Collection
Schofield, Eloise.  Manuscript on paper, in English. U.S.: [1950s–60s]. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). 59–181, [1] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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The Swan’sLouisa
Seward, Anna. Louisa, a poetical novel, in four epistles...the second edition. Lichfield: J. Jackson & G. Robinson, 1784. 4to (27.2 cm, 10.7"). vi, 95, [1 (blank)] pp.
$350.00
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Not got a Bible!?!
Sherwood, [Mary Martha].  History of Emily and her brothers. By Mrs. Sherwood. London: Houlston & Co. (pr. by R. Clay), [1847]. 16mo (10.1 cm, 3.97"). 30 pp. (frontis. incl. in pagination); col. illus.
$185.00
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Early in theFIRST English Annual SeriesThis Copy in Its Box
Shoberl, Frederic, ed.  Forget me not;A Christmas and New Year's present for 1828.  London: R. Ackermann, [1828]. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.75"). Engr. presentation leaf, engr. frontis., x, 418, 4 (advertisements) pp.; 14 plts. including presentation leaf and frontis.
$350.00
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