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American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking containing a history of these arts in Europe and America, with Definitions of Technical Terms.
1 American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking containing a history of these arts in Europe and America, with Definitions of Technical Terms.
Burt Franklin 1970. 0833700596 / 9780833700599 Hardcover. Good. Octavo 
592 pp Reprint of the Howard Lockwood 1894 edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Amicis Librorum. Aussagen über Bücher und Büchermacher., ausgewählt von Wolfgang Polte und mit Illustrationen versehen von Werner Klemke.
2 Amicis Librorum. Aussagen über Bücher und Büchermacher., ausgewählt von Wolfgang Polte und mit Illustrationen versehen von Werner Klemke.
Veb Polygraf Leipzing. Hardcover in Slipcase. Vellum spine with marbled Good/Good Octavo Mit Illustrationen von Werner Klemke. 
64 pp 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Mark Twain's ( Burlesque) Autobiography.
3 Mark Twain's ( Burlesque) Autobiography.
Ohio Ormeril Company : 1910. Softcover. Top corner clipped. Good Octavo 
12 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Nell in Bridewell. (Lenchen Im Zuchthause).Description of the System of Corporal Punishment (Flagellation) in the Female Prisons of South Germany Up to the Year 1848; A Contribution to the History of Manners.
Psyche Press 1932. Hardcover.  Good  Octavo 
Translated from the German by W.C. Costello and A.R. Allinson. 326 pp 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Short Stories from the New Yorker
Simon and Schuster 1940 Hardcover. Good Octavo 
440 pp 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 The English Catalogue of Books 1917.
Publishers Circular 1918. Hardcover.  Ex-lib, hinges sl tender. Octavo 
270 pp

81st year of Issue. Giving in One Alphabet, Under Author, Subject and Title the Size, Price, Month of Publication, and Publisher of Books Issued in the United Kingdom, Being a Continuation of the "London" and "British" Catalogues; With the publications of learned and other societies and directory of publishers. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
7 The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
London Oxford University Press. 1955. Second edition so stated. Hardcover in DJ. Fair, inner hinge cracked/Fair dj, some wear and tears. Quarto 
1003 pp Reference book of more than 40,000 quotations 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Rogues in Porcelain.,  Austen, John - Compiler
8 Austen, John - Compiler Rogues in Porcelain.
Greenberg Publisher 1924.  First American edition. Hardcover. Tender, crack in spine. As is. Some wear to head and foot. Octavo 
258 pp "give pleasure to all those who love the courtesies, the formalities, and the gracious fancies of the Augustan age of English Poetry." Includes work by William Congreve, Robert Dodsley, John Gay, Matthew Prior and Philip Stanhope among many others 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Dyson, HVD Augustans and Romantics.
Cresset Press  1940 Hardcover Good Octavo 
Introductions to English Literature series. Volume III only. 318 pp

"The Introduction, deals with the literature of the period in all its forms, connecting it with the other arts and with contemporary philosophic and religious movements. There are chapters on the art, economics, and philosophy of the period. The remaining part of the book consists of a bibliography raisonnee, made up of lists of books". 
Price: 20.00 USD

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 The Subjection of Women.,  Mill,  John Stuart
10 Mill, John Stuart  The Subjection of Women.
Lippincott : Philadelphia 1869. First edition. Hardcover. Good, sl wear to corners, head and foot. Sl discoloration to back cover. Octavo 
174 pp + 6 pp advertising.

John Stuart Mill claims this essay was co-written by his wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, in 1869. Some critics focus on this more than others. This essay was an affront to the conventional norms of views on stature of men and women. "The Subjection of Women" (1869) offered both detailed argumentation and passionate eloquence in bitter opposition to the social and legal inequalities commonly imposed upon women by a patriarchal culture. Just as in "On Liberty", Mill defends the emancipation of women on utilitarian grounds.

Mill was convinced that the moral and intellectual advancement of humankind would result in greater happiness for everybody. The Higher pleasures of the intellect yielded far greater happiness than the lower pleasure of the senses. He conceived of human beings as moral and intellectually capable of being educated and civilized. Mill believes everyone should have the right to vote, with the only exceptions being barbarians and uneducated people.

Mill argues that the reason people should be able to vote is to defend their own rights and to learn to stand on their two feet, morally and intellectually. This argument is applied to both men and women. Mill often used his position as an MP to demand the vote for women, a controversial position for the time.

In Mill's time women were generally subject to the whims of her husband and/or father. This was because of social norms which said women were both physically and mentally less able than men, and therefore needed to be "taken care of." Contributing to this view were social theories, i.e. survival of the fittest and biological determinism, drawn from the biological theory of evolution and also religious views supporting a hierarchical view of men and women within the family. The archetype of the ideal woman as mother, wife and homemaker was a powerful idea in 19th century society.

At the time of writing, Mill recognised that he was going against the common views of society and was aware that he would be forced to back up his claims persistently. Mill saw the inequality of women as a relic from the past, when might was right. It had no place in the modern world. Mill saw this as a hindrance to human development, since effectively half the human race were unable to contribute to society outside of the home. "Legal subordination of one sex to another is wrong in itself, and now one of the chief hindrances to human improvement; and that it ought to be replaced by a system of perfect equality, admitting no power and privilege on the one side, nor disability on the other." Wikipedia 
Price: 250.00 USD

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11 White, EB The Second Tree from the Corner.
Harper and Brothers 1936. Hardcover in DJ. Good/Poor dj, wear and tears to dj. Octavo 
253 pp

"Whoever sets pen to paper writes of himself, whether knowingly or not. This, then, is a book of revelations: stories, poems, essays, opinions, out of the past, the present, the future, the city, and the country." 
Price: 10.00 USD

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12 Arrowsmith, William edit. Aeschylus : Persians.
Oxford University Press 1981. Hardcover in DJ. Good/Good  Octavo 
126 pp Translated by Janet Lembke and CJ Herington. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Arrowsmith, William edit.  Aeschylus : Suppliants.
Oxford University Press  1975. Hardcover in DJ.  Good/Good Octavo 
104 pp pp Translated by Janet Lembke. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Arrowsmith, William edit. Euripedes : The Children of Herakles.
Oxford University Press 1981. . Hardcover in DJ . Good/Good  Octavo 
85 pp. Translated by Henry Taylor and Robert Brooks. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Arrowsmith, William edit. Euripedes : The Phoenician Women.
Oxford University Press 1981. Hardcover in DJ.  Good/Good Octavo 
100 pp Play translated by Peter Burian and Brian Swann. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Atkins, JWH English Literary Criticism. 17th and 18th Centuries
Methuen 1951. Hardcover in DJ. Good Good Octavo 
383 pp

"Professor Atkins covers the transition period between the years of Renascence influence and the dawn of nineteenth century Romanticism." 
Price: 15.00 USD

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Theodore Dreiser; a Checklist., Atkinson, Hugh C.
17 Atkinson, Hugh C. Theodore Dreiser; a Checklist.
Kent State University Press 1971. 0873380487 / 9780873380485 Hardcover. Good Octavo 
104 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
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One Year's Reading for Fun, Berenson,  Benrard
18 Berenson, Benrard One Year's Reading for Fun
Knopf 1960.  Hardcover. Good. Octavo 
166 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Art of the Book: From Medieval Manuscript to Graphic Novel (Victoria and Albert Museum Studies), Bettley, James
19 Bettley, James Art of the Book: From Medieval Manuscript to Graphic Novel (Victoria and Albert Museum Studies)
VA Pub. 2001 0810965720 / 9780810965720 hardcover. Good Quarto 
208 pp 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Black Swine in the Sewers of Hampstead., Boyle, Thomas
20 Boyle, Thomas Black Swine in the Sewers of Hampstead.
Viking 1989. 0670813249 / 9780670813247 Hardcover in DJ. Ex-lib, usual lib markings. Octavo 
273 pp

"In this startling reconsideration of the Victorians and their worlds, the author sheds light into the dark corners of an age notorious for its smug prudery and repressive official consciousness, exposing a bizarre demimonde where violence and brutality reigned at the heart of the burgeoning British Empire. A dark world mirrored not only in the considerable newspaper coverage of the most shocking criminal cases of the day, but in the so-called "Sensation" novels which flourished during the 1850s and 1860s as well." 10.00 
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