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The Golden Morning; or The Bible Illuminated and Explained: A Complete Story of Bible History That Narrates in Chronological Arrangement All the Teachings and Events Recorded in Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation

By: Maclaren, Ian (Watson, John); Wharton, H.M.; Buel, J. William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: American Bible House / W.E. Scull: 1899

Seller ID: 1964522

Condition: Good


Front hinge starting, loss of gilt from spine, rear board lightly soiled. 1899 Hard Cover. xxxv, 779 pp. Tall 8vo. Original maroon cloth, gilt titles, three-color stamped decorations. Nearly 500 illustrations throughout, many full-page. Color lithographed presentation page, color chromolithographic plate of Adam and Eve precedes the story of the Creation. A Bible study guide by the author of Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush, The Days of Auld Lang Syne, Kate Carnegie and those Ministers, and Afterwards and other Stories. Under his own name Rev. John Watson also published several volumes of sermons,... View more info

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Birdy

By: Wharton, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199136

ISBN: 0394425693

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Edges slightly faded, jacket flaps lightly toned. 1978 Hard Cover. 309, [1] pp. 8vo. Author's first book. Hailed upon its publication as a classic for readers not yet born (Philadelphia Inquirer), Birdy is an inventive, hypnotic novel about friendship and family, dreaming and surviving, love and war, madness and beauty, and, above all, birdness. It tells the story of Al, a bold, hot-tempered boy whose goals in life are to life weights and pick up girls, and his strange friend Birdy, the skinny, tongue-tied perhaps genius who only wants to raise canaries and to fly. While figh... View more info

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Woollcott's Second Reader

By: Woollcott, Alexander; Nai-An, Shih; Wharton, Edith; Eckstein, Gustav; Beerbohm, Max; Lawrence, D.H.; Cather, Willa; Maugham, Somerset W.; Pottle, Frederick A.; Grahame, Kenneth; Austin, William; Halper, Albert; Parker, Dorothy; Hemingway, Ernest...

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200865

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in fair jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners, jacket spine stained. 1937 Hard Cover. x, 1056 pp. 8vo. Contributions by twenty-one authors, including eight complete books, four essays, a ghost story, a mystery, a study in murder, a biography, six unusual short stories, and nineteen original pieces by Alexander Woollcott. CONTENTS: Foreword; Preface to 'All Men are Brothers'; Lady's Maid's Bell; Joe; A Christmas Garland; Portrait of M.M.; Two Friends; Cakes and Ale: or the Skeleton in the Cupboard; Boswell and the Girl from Botany Bay; Golden Age; Pet... View more info