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Skin Diseases: Their Description, Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. According to the Law of Similars., Douglass (M.E.)
61 Douglass (M.E.) Skin Diseases: Their Description, Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. According to the Law of Similars.
Philadelphia: Boericke & Tafel, 1900. 
Green cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Floral end papers. Several illustrations, some in colour. Inner hinges are cracked, front end paper is detached, some soiling of cloth, a very good copy generally. 
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A Review of Winthrop's Journal, as Edited and Published by the Hon. James Savage, under the title of "The History of New England from 1630 to 1649  ...., Drake (Samuel Gardner) [published anonymously]
62 Drake (Samuel Gardner) [published anonymously] A Review of Winthrop's Journal, as Edited and Published by the Hon. James Savage, under the title of "The History of New England from 1630 to 1649 ....

Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, 1854. First edition. Disbound, 24pp. Stitch holes along spine, a few creases, very good condition. This copy without the portraits found in some copies; this one has no illustrations, nor any sign that they ever were present. 
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Last Words of Famous Men and Women., Egbert (Walter R.)
63 Egbert (Walter R.) Last Words of Famous Men and Women.
Norristown, PA.: Herald Printing and Binding Rooms, (1898). 
First edition. Brown & white 2-tone cloth, floral end papers, spine lettered in gilt. Some scuffs to cloth, a few folded page corners and scattered foxing; a very good copy. We take some comfort in the final words of Louis XIV: "I thought that dying had been more difficult". 
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52 Erotic & Naughty Illustrations., Erotic Art.
64 Erotic Art. 52 Erotic & Naughty Illustrations.
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[np/nd: 1930s?]. Printed photographically on heavy textured paper, measuring 5.5 x 8.25 inches. These are copies of earlier etchings and engravings, many look to be originally from the 18th & early 19 century. Condition is generally fine, a couple have dark coffee stains at margins. Subjects range from quite explicit to merely suggestive. 
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The Art of Losing One's Remove: A Treatise; being A Preparation to the Art Of Pluck; to which is added Fragments from the Trial Papers. By Scriblerus Etonensis [pseudonym]., Eton College.
65 Eton College. The Art of Losing One's Remove: A Treatise; being A Preparation to the Art Of Pluck; to which is added Fragments from the Trial Papers. By Scriblerus Etonensis [pseudonym].
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Eton: Ingalton and Son / London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co.; and Ollivier Pall Mall, [1845]. First edition. Pale yellow wrappers printed in red, sewn. [24] pages. Some light chipping to edges, and there is a perforation through the front cover and first two leaves, just above the author's name, with some small loss of paper but no loss of text. Otherwise, clean and very good, with some old pencil notes to upper cover and title. Very clever and humorous, concerned with Latin and Greek translation and composition. A note accompanying this book suggests that it is the work of William Johnson Cory, who became assistant master at Eton in 1845; we have been unable to verify this. 
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National Ballad and Song. Merry Songs and Ballads Prior to the Year A.D. 1800. Edited by John S. Farmer., Farmer (John S.) - editor.
66 Farmer (John S.) - editor. National Ballad and Song. Merry Songs and Ballads Prior to the Year A.D. 1800. Edited by John S. Farmer.
[London]: Privately Printed for Subscribers Only, 1897. 
Five volumes. Small 4to. Olive boards, vellum paper spines with printed labels in black, outlined in red. Title pages printed in red & black. Light soiling of boards, modest shelf wear to edges, a clean very good set for the most part. Expanded from the earlier work by Farmer: Merry, Facetious, and Witty Songs and Ballads (1895). 
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Elizabeth de Valois, Queen of Spain, and The Court of Philip II. From Numerous Unpublished Sources, in the Archives of France, Italy, and Spain. In Two Volumes., Freer (Martha Walker)
67 Freer (Martha Walker) Elizabeth de Valois, Queen of Spain, and The Court of Philip II. From Numerous Unpublished Sources, in the Archives of France, Italy, and Spain. In Two Volumes.
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London: Hurst and Blackett, 1857. Two volumes. Original red cloth, covers ruled in blind, spines lettered in gilt. Pale yellow coated end papers. Frontispieces in both volumes. Yellowing and discoloration to the margins of the first leaves of Volume II, some modest rubbing to hinges and corners, in general a clean and attractive set in the original cloth. 
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A small group of documents & letters from 1899 relating to French Spoliation: the capture of the Sloop Mary in 1798., French Spoliation Claims.
68 French Spoliation Claims. A small group of documents & letters from 1899 relating to French Spoliation: the capture of the Sloop Mary in 1798.

This takes the form of a 4-pg booklet detailing the dispersals of monies by an attorney, John C. Hollister, of New Haven. It has the sum ($34.62) filled in, and is signed by Hollister. Also included is a printed receipt which was to be returned to Hollister, and a 2-page ALS dated Dec. 1st, 1899, from the recipient (Mrs. Maimie E. Miller) to a Mr. Hunt, who had participated in organizing the payments, thanking him (never sent). Also there is an autograph receipt, copying the text of the printed one sent by Hollister. In the original envelope from Hollister, postdated New Haven, July 24, 1899, postage intact. An interesting package, showing how the French Spoliation claims were settled many years later; this one relates to the Sloop Mary, and claims paid to the heirs and next of kin of Frederick Hunt, for "damage sustained by capture of the Sloop Mary by French privateers ...." 
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Question of Legislative Military Responsibility: A Consideration ...., Gardiner (General Sir Robert, K.C.B.  Royal Artillery)
69 Gardiner (General Sir Robert, K.C.B. Royal Artillery) Question of Legislative Military Responsibility: A Consideration ....
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London: Byfield, Hawksworth, 1857. First edition. 8vo. 34pp. Disbound, later sewing along spine. Addresses the question of which arm of government should control the army. Some page numbers in pen throughout, very good condition. 
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Prince George's Letter to the King. The Lord Churchill's Letter to the King., George (Prince) [consort of Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1653-1708].
70 George (Prince) [consort of Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1653-1708]. Prince George's Letter to the King. The Lord Churchill's Letter to the King.
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[London? : 1688]. Broadside, a single sheet measuring 7 x 13 inches. Old backing paper along one edge, chipping at edges, very good. Lacking an inch or so from the upper edge, so lacking the first five words of the title: "Prince George's Letter to the". Text begins with "KING" (beginning of the title has been added in pencil). Harvard College Library stamp on the verso, dated 1914; Harvard College Library "Released" stamp on verso as well. Beneath the Harvard stamp is the name "E.L. Gay" in pencil, suggesting that this came from the collection donated by Gay to Harvard. Bibliotheca Lindesiana: Catalogue of English Broadsides 1505 - 1897, item 455, saying: "The first letter from Prince George of Denmark, addressed to his father-in-law James II., assures the King of his devotion to the Reformed religion .... The second letter from Lord Churchill to the King is very much in the same tenour". 
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A Petition of the Freeholders of the County of Middlesex, Presented to His Majesty, The 24th of May, 1769., Glynn (Serjeant) et al.
71 Glynn (Serjeant) et al. A Petition of the Freeholders of the County of Middlesex, Presented to His Majesty, The 24th of May, 1769.
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London: Printed by Henry Fenwick, [1769]. Disbound. [12]pp. Clean, white copy. Submitted by Mr. Serjeant Glynn, John Sawbridge, Esq; James Townsend, Esq; etc. A call for legal reforms. 
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The Festoon, A Select Collection of Epigrams, Panegyrical, Satyrical, Amorous, Moral, Humorous, Monumental. With An Essay on that Species of Composition, By the Author of The Spiritual Quixote, Euphrosyne, &c. The Fourth Edition considerably augmented., Graves (Richard) [published anonymously].
72 Graves (Richard) [published anonymously]. The Festoon, A Select Collection of Epigrams, Panegyrical, Satyrical, Amorous, Moral, Humorous, Monumental. With An Essay on that Species of Composition, By the Author of The Spiritual Quixote, Euphrosyne, &c. The Fourth Edition considerably augmented.
London: Printed for W. Lane, [1767?]. Fourth Edition. 
12mo. Full calf. xxiv + 213pp. Pages [214 - 216] bear ads for books published or co-published by W. Frederick, Bookseller, at Bath. Page [155] is an illustrated title page for: "Miscellaneous Epigrams: or, Poems of an Epigrammatical Turn. By The Editor. Second Edition, with Additions". Both covers are detached, as well as the first and final fly leaves. The spine is lacking. Text block is complete and sound, some scattered foxing. Armorial bookplate of James Hayes Smith on the inner front cover. The second work included herein, "Miscellaneous Epigrams ... " is the exact same title as is used on an edition published with the imprint reading: "London: printed for Mess. Robinson and Roberts, and W. Frederick at Bath, 1767." -- which is the same imprint as is on one of the books advertised at the rear. A note in WorldCat suggests that that edition is a reissue of the Second Edition of "The Festoon". "The Festoon ..." was first published in 1766. The work evidently has a complex publishing history. Nowhere do we find an account of the Third Edition, however NCBEL cites an edition published in Dublin in 1767 retitled as: "The Christmas Treat or Gay Companion, Being a Collection of Epigrams ..." and says of it: "differently arranged". 
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Sketching From Nature [In 3 Parts]., Green (N.E.)
73 Green (N.E.) Sketching From Nature [In 3 Parts].
London: Rowney, [c.1890]. 
Original brown cloth stamped in blind, spine and front cover designed and lettered in gilt. Yellow coated end papers. All edges gilt. Front free end-paper lacking, a few signatures starting, rubbing to hinges and extremities, in general a very good copy. A bind-up of three works with the same general title: Hints on Sketching From Nature. Part I. Thirteenth Edition. [51pp]. / Part II. Light and Shade. Twelfth Edition. [40pp]. / Part III. Colour. Thirteenth Edition. [68pp]. Plus, a 20-page publisher's catalogue at the rear. All three works are illustrated with inserted plates and figures in the text; the third work contains some colour plates. 
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The Present State and Prospects of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales., Griffith (Charles)
74 Griffith (Charles) The Present State and Prospects of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales.
Dublin: William Curry, Jun. , 1845. First edition. 
Original blind-stamped brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece and several small illustrations within the text. Yellow coated end papers. One leaf of publisher's ads at the rear. Small worn spot on spine beneath title, discoloration to fore-edge of upper cover, armorial bookplate on inner front cover (the name has been scratched away); a very good copy otherwise. The frontispiece depicts a "native of Australia engaged in a Corrobaree". 
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Types From City Streets. Illustrated by Glenn O. Coleman., Hapgood (Hutchins)
75 Hapgood (Hutchins) Types From City Streets. Illustrated by Glenn O. Coleman.
NY & London: Funk and Wagnalls, 1910. First edition. First anticat16 
Original light gray pictorial cloth, lettered in black, front cover designed in dark gray and silver. Eight inserted plates. Old stain to fore-edge, affecting the margins of the plates and a few leaves, but in general this is a clean and attractive copy. Hapgood was a bohemian and an anarchist, who lived in Greenwich Village. This is a collection of sketches of "low" characters from New York in which Hapgood "attacks Progressive moral reform and the Victorian cult of respectability ...." [Parini, ed.: OEAL]. A scarce book. 
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76 Heinemann (Arnold Henry) Answer To "Who is the Real Enemy of Germany?" A Pamphlet Published by Dulau & Co., London, 1868, and Extensively Circulated in this Country.
London: Asher and Co., [1869]. 
First edition. Disbound. [28]pp. Some wear to spine and remnants of binding, small embossed ownership stamp, very good. Heinemann responds to the 1868 pamphlet by Onno Klopp [Translated into English by Frederick L. Weinmann from the German original: Wer ist der wahre Erbfeind von Deutschland?]. 
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A Letter to Samuel Holden, Esq; Occasioned by his Speech delivered from the Chair, at a General Assembly of Dissenters, on the 29th of November, 1732., Holden (Samuel)
77 Holden (Samuel) A Letter to Samuel Holden, Esq; Occasioned by his Speech delivered from the Chair, at a General Assembly of Dissenters, on the 29th of November, 1732.
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London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1732. First edition. A 20-page booklet. Later archival boards. Small withdrawn stamp of a University Library on the verso of the title, old & very faded stain to upper margin; a clean very good copy otherwise. Half-title leaf is present.. A scarce pamphlet, responding to Holden, a notable among English Dissenters. 
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Ancient Mysteries Described, Especially the English Miracle Plays, Founded on Apocryphal New Testament Story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum .... With Engravings on Copper and Wood., Hone (William)
78 Hone (William) Ancient Mysteries Described, Especially the English Miracle Plays, Founded on Apocryphal New Testament Story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum .... With Engravings on Copper and Wood.
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London: Printed for William Hone, 1823 [actually c.1830]. Original printed silk-covered cloth. Frontispiece & several illustrations, including one folding plate. Armorial bookplate on inner front cover; short ownership inscription on front end paper. Cloth chipped at head of spine and along rear hinge, blemish to cloth on upper front cover, three small stickers at the base of the spine, generally very good. This book exists in a number of bindings, with the priority uncertain, but this one is likely from the early 1830s. It is of the variety having ANCIENT MYSTERIES on a single line on the front board, no lettering on the spine, and the title page printed only in black (not red & black). The rear board carries printed ads for books published by Reeves and Turner, and Richard Griffin. 
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Values in Classification of the Stages of Growth and Decline. With Propositions For a New Nomenclature., Hyatt (Alpheus)
79 Hyatt (Alpheus) Values in Classification of the Stages of Growth and Decline. With Propositions For a New Nomenclature.
Salem, Mass.: Salem Press, 1888. First edition. 
Original printed wrappers. 12pp. Sewn. Old stain to upper margin, partly unopened, soft vertical crease, very good. This is an offprint: [From the Proceedings of The Boston Society of Natural History Vol. XXIII, March, 1888.] Pagination within is from (396) - 407. 
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CANOTLÉ RANNAGA KELÉKAK. DÉLOCHÉT ROKA. Permissu Superiorum., Ingalik Language Catechism & Prayer Book.
80 Ingalik Language Catechism & Prayer Book. CANOTLÉ RANNAGA KELÉKAK. DÉLOCHÉT ROKA. Permissu Superiorum.
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Winnipeg: Free Press no-rodeneletekteyar, 1904. 16mo. 54 pages. Textured limp black cloth, unlettered. A fine copy. Catholic hymns, prayers and catechism translated into Deg Hit'an, the language of the Ingalik Indians of Alaska. The language is a derivative of Athabascan. On the title page is: A.M.D.G., [Ad maiorem Dei gloriam], the Latin motto of The Society of Jesus. An uncommon publication of these Catholic missionaries. 
Price: 150.00 CAD
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