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"AS WOMEN BECOME EDUCATED AND INTELLIGENT, THEY WILL LEARN THE RIGHTS WHICH GOD HAS GIVEN THEM, AND THEY WILL SO ASSERT THEM AS TO SECURE THE POSITION WHICH IS TRULY THEIRS"

ANONYMOUS. To Vote, or, Not to Vote. United States, circa 1875.

Rare first edition of this pamphlet exploring the question of women's suffrage. $4800.

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LOVELY CONTEMPORARY CALF-GILT WITH THE ARMS OF THE HOUSE OF BOURBON-PENTHIÈVRE

(ANONYMOUS). Le Comte de Dunois. Paris, 1671.

First edition of this novel, preceded by a dedicatory letter to the Duchess of Nemours, this copy finely bound in contemporary calf-gilt with the arms of Louis-Jean-Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre, son of the Count of Toulouse, Grand Admiral of France, and a renowned book collector. $2200.

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DRINKS OF THE GAY NINETIES

ANONYMOUS. Drinks of the Gay Nineties. Attleboro Falls, MA, no date.

Interesting collection of 120 cocktail recipe cards, along with 25 blank cards, separated into six separate categories, each with its own cardstock container within the pictorial portfolio: gin drinks, brandy drinks, whiskey and rum drinks, egg drinks, punches, and miscellaneous drinks. $1850.

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"THE MYSTERY OF THE IRON MASK REMAINS STILL TO BE UNRAVELED": ONE OF THE EARLIEST KNOWN ENGLISH VERSIONS, PRECEDING THE FAMOUS NOVEL BY DUMAS

(DUMAS, Alexandre) ANONYMOUS. The Man with the Iron Mask! London, 1824.

First edition of one of the earliest known English versions of the historical story of the "Man in the Iron Mask"—preceding the Alexandre Dumas version—with folding hand-colored frontispiece illustration, finely bound by J. Larkins. $1100.

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“UNIVERSAL CULTIVATION OF THE WASTE LANDS IN GREAT BRITAIN WOULD BE THE GREATEST EVIL TO THIS COUNTRY”

(ECONOMICS) ANONYMOUS. Political Enquiry into the Consequences of Enclosing Waste Lands. London, 1785.

First edition of this revealing pamphlet defending late 18th-century agricultural practices, ostensibly penned by a farmer, a point-by-point rebuttal of William Lamport’s 1784 pamphlet “Cursory Remarks on the Importance of Agriculture,” in which Lamport recommended the sale of forested and other unused lands so that they may be enclosed and cultivated. $900.

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