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Ancient Needs. Illustrated by Alan James Robinson. Foreword by Brian Davies.

Ancient Needs. Illustrated by Alan James Robinson. Foreword by Brian Davies.

by Carol, Mark Philip.

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1989
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Folio. Northampton: ABCedary Letterpress, 1989. Folio, 35 leaves, including a map of the Magdalen Islands, and 11 aquatint & drypoint etchings in black, blue, & green. Wood engravings in the text. Full limp vellum, window in upper cover frames a wood engraving of a harp seal pup. With a separate suite of the 11 etchings and 5 wood engravings,… Read more about this item
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Scripscrapologia; or, Collins's doggerel Dish of All Sorts. Consisting of songs adapted to familiar tunes, and which may be sung without the chaunterpipe of an Italian warbler, or the ravishing accompaniments of Tweedle-Dum or Tweedle-Dee. Particularly those which have been more applauded in the author's once popular performance, call'd The Brush. The gallimaufry garnished with a variety of comic tales, quaint epigrams, whimsical epitaphs, &c. &c.

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12mo. Birmingham: by the Author, 1804. 12mo, xi, [i] 184 pp. Engraved portrait, with the half-title. Occasional spotting; expertly rebacked; still an attractive, untrimmed copy in the original drab boards. § First edition of this collection of provincial verse by John Collins (1742-1808), the actor, poet and sometime bookseller who became noted in the last quarter of the 18th… Read more about this item
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Logic Made Familiar and Easy: To which is added a compendious system of metaphysics or ontology. Being the Fifth volume of the Circle of the Sciences, &c. Published by the King's Authority. The Third Edition corrected. [with] Rhetoric Made familiar and easy to Young Gentlemen and Ladies, and Illustrated with several beautiful Orations from Demosthenes, Cicero, Sallust, Homer, Shakespeare, Milton, &c. Being the Third volume of the Circle of the Sciences, &c. Published by the King's Authority. The Third edition.

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2 vols. London: Newbery and Carnan, 1769. 2 vols., 16mo, xl, 264; 286, (2, ads)pp. Original quarter green vellum over black coated boards with paper label to spine. Slight wear and rubbing to extremities; else very good, clean copies. § Two from the seven volume series "The Circle of the Sciences" which was an early attempt to introduce children… Read more about this item
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The Common School Journal for the Year 1842. Edited by Horace Mann.

The Common School Journal for the Year 1842. Edited by Horace Mann.

by Mann, Horace.

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1842
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8vo. Boston: Fowle and Capen, 1842. 8vo, iv, 390 pp. Old half calf, marbled boards, joints cracked, text block sound but quite foxed, especially at the front and back. Inscribed by the author and with the later signature of Mary C. Chapman on front pastedown. § Volume 4 of this series; this copy inscribed by Horace Mann: “C.… Read more about this item
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