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A Book of Famous and Beautiful Chinese Ladies from all Antiquities [Accordion Book with Hand-Painted Portraits on Silk]

By: N/A

Price: $200.00  $160.00

Publisher: S.N.:

Seller ID: 1854595

Condition: Near Fine


Minor loss from edges of title label on front board. Wooden boards, carved Chinese character within a circle on front board, along with paper title label. A collection of ten color portraits of Chinese ladies handpainted on silk, mounted on sturdier backing paper, and bound in the accordion style popular for such publications of Eastern art. Each portrait captioned with a brief biographical sketch in both Chinese and English. Subjects include: Chang Li Hua; Mu-Lan; Wu Ch... View more info

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19th Century Book Safe [Blook]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Tours: Ad Mame et Cie: 1840

Seller ID: 2139122

Condition: Good


Spine rubbed, spine leather drying, deterioration to mirrored inlays, pages lightly foxed. 1840 Full-Leather. 19th century book safe, constructed from an 1840 copy of F. Valentin's Abrege de l'Histoire des Croisades (1095-1295), retaining the first 22 pages of the text (ostensibly to further the illusion), with mirrored inlay and a color illustration mounted on the front board. Quite convincing as a book when looking at the spine or boards, though a glance at the page ri... View more info

Image for Jesus Meine Zuversicht! Gebete zur hl. Messe und zu den hl. Sakramenten, auf alle Zeiten des Tages und Jahres, in allen Auliegen und Nothen. Mit bischoflicher Approbation.

Jesus Meine Zuversicht! Gebete zur hl. Messe und zu den hl. Sakramenten, auf alle Zeiten des Tages und Jahres, in allen Auliegen und Nothen. Mit bischoflicher Approbation.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Chas. Wildermann: 1890

Seller ID: 2202010

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil gift note and owner name inside, pages lightly toned. 1890 Small Hard Cover. viii, 376 pp., 8-page notes section. Original enameled ivory cover with inset cross emblem on front board, with original clasp. View more info

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Illustrated Book Safe [Blook]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Seller ID: 2275485

Condition: Very Good


Edges a bit rubbed, tiny sticker reading 'Made in France' inside, pencil note '1933 Eastman Ave' on bottom of inside compartment. A decorative book safe featuring several costumed figures against a gold background with pillars. Interior compartment measures 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 x 3/4. Ideal for stashing a rainy day fund of paper currency, or small valuables such as jewelry or photographs. View more info

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Bible Pearls of Promise

By: N/A

Price: $95.00  $76.00

Publisher: Real Pen-Work Publishing Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 1856940

Condition: Very Good


Hinges just starting, lightly rubbed & soiled, front & end matter lightly foxed, faint foxing to a couple other pages. 1887 Hard Cover. [iv, 31 ff.]. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black & gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. Beautiful calligraphy, typography, and artwork combined in high-quality lithographs to present decoratively various Bible verses. Mostly black ink, but with occasional blues, greens, and reds. Uncommon - OCLC shows only 6 copies held by institutio... View more info

Image for Novisimo Diamante Divino que Contiene La Santa Misa Meditaciones para la Confesion y Comunion la Semana Santa, Etc. Etc.

Novisimo Diamante Divino que Contiene La Santa Misa Meditaciones para la Confesion y Comunion la Semana Santa, Etc. Etc.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Casa Editorial Catolica, J. Steinbrener: 1921

Seller ID: 2120241

Condition: Very Good


Linen boards lightly stained, mother-of-pearl decoration on bottom clasp lost. Spanish text. 1921 Small Hard Cover. 256 pp. Bound in linen, with hinged tortoise-shell cover attached at spine. Cover closes with mother-of-pearl-decorated clasps at fore-edge. All edges gilt, gilt decoration with monogram on front cover. Spanish text. View more info

Image for The Language and Poetry of Flowers, and Poetic Handbook of Wedding Anniversary Pieces, Album Verses, and Valentines. Together with a Great Number of Beautiful Poetical Quotations from Famous Authors.

The Language and Poetry of Flowers, and Poetic Handbook of Wedding Anniversary Pieces, Album Verses, and Valentines. Together with a Great Number of Beautiful Poetical Quotations from Famous Authors.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 2208197

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa late 1800's), edges rubbed, front hinge starting, light stain to frontispiece through page 15, pages v-14 loose from binding but included. 1885 Hard Cover. v, 308 pp. The Language and Poetry of Flowers, and Poetic Handbook of Wedding Anniversary Pieces, Album Verses, and Valentines. Together with a Great Number of Beautiful Poetical Quotations from Famous Authors. View more info

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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.

By: N/A

Price: $450.00  $360.00

Publisher: American Bible Society: 1850

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2200987

Condition: Near Fine


'35th Ed.' stated on contents page. Ink gift note on front flyleaf ('Mr John Rankine, A token of friendship from Cornelia W. Martin, Willowbrook Sept 22nd 1852.'). Family Record section preceding New Testament includes following names: Julia G. Willson; John Rankine Jr. (twice, for his marriage to Julia in 1851 and for his death in 1880); Elizabeth Nicholson Rankine; George Willson Rankine; Kenneth R. Willson; Marcius Willson Jr. 1850 Full-Leather. 1213, [1] pp. Tall 8vo... View more info

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The Illustrated London News. Vol. LVI., Jan. to June 1870 [Volume 56, Nos. 1574-1600]

By: N/A

Price: $300.00  $240.00

Publisher: George C. Leighton: 1870

Seller ID: 2260273

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed with minor leather loss, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1870 Half-Leather. iv, 668 pp. Folio. Twenty-seven issues of The Illustrated London News, bound in one half-leather volume. Green leather spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, marbled boards, edges, and endpapers, five raised spine bands. Numerous engravings throughout (including several with a partial fold-out), with an index of these preceding the periodicals, and an engraved title pag... View more info

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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues; the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised

By: N/A

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: American Bible Society: 1875

Seller ID: 2262327

Condition: Good


Ink name (Richard M. Dana) on title page, genealogical notes related to the Dana family of Danville and Rochester, New York written in black ink in the Family Record section, a few ink and pencil notes elsewhere, front free endpaper and flyleaf loose but included, related clippings affixed to endpapers, others laid in. 1875 Full-Leather. 958, [4], 296 pp. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues; the Former Translation... View more info

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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments in the Authorized King James Version

By: N/A

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2276216

Condition: Near Fine


Minor scuff to bottom page ridge. 2005 Full-Leather. 856, 276, 229 pp. Full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, five raised spine bands, silk moire endpapers, three ribbon markerss bound in. The Old and New Testaments in the King James Version, illustrated with color plates by paintings by Rembrandt, drawings, and etchings. Includes Biblical encyclopedia, subject index, and Bible reader's aids (being brief treatises upon and outlines of topics related to ... View more info

Image for Giants of the Republic: Embracing the Lives, Deeds, and Personal Traits of Eminent Statesmen, Great Generals, Noted Reformers, Successful Men of Business, Distinguished Literary Men, and Famous Women. (Noble Living and Grand Achievement.)

Giants of the Republic: Embracing the Lives, Deeds, and Personal Traits of Eminent Statesmen, Great Generals, Noted Reformers, Successful Men of Business, Distinguished Literary Men, and Famous Women. (Noble Living and Grand Achievement.)

By: A Corps of Competent Biographers; Hale, Edward Everett

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: John C. Winston & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 2205722

Condition: Good


Hinges just starting to loosen, 3 inch closed tear to front endpaper and flyleaf repaired with clear tape by previous owner. 1895 Hard Cover. 708 pp. Tall 8vo. A compilation of biographical sketches of the movers and shakers of 18th and 19th century America, including: founding fathers, presidents and other statesmen; Civil War generals and naval commanders; social reformers; inventors; businessmen; religious figures; and authors. View more info

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The Comic History of England

By: A'Beckett, G.A. [Gilbert Abbott]

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Evans, and Co.: 1864

Seller ID: 2283682

Condition: Very Good


Two books in one volume. Binding repaired, corners a bit rubbed. 1864 Hard Cover. xviii, 320, 304 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Color frontispiece (one of 20 color plates) and reproductions of 200 engravings by John Leech. The classic work by one of the original staff of Punch magazine, the weekly British humor magazine. A'Beckett also wrote the Comic History of Rome (to which John Leech also added illustrations), Comic Blackstone, etc., as ... View more info

Image for The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Five Novels and One Story -- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish; Mostly Harmless; Young Zaphod Plays It Safe

The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Five Novels and One Story -- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish; Mostly Harmless; Young Zaphod Plays It Safe

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 2012

Seller ID: 2286262

ISBN: 0307291812

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 2012 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 815 pp. Your planet has just been destroyed and you’re lost in the space-time continuum, but—Don't Panic! Just thumb your way to the end of the universe for a nice cuppa tea with the help of The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, your Baedeker for intergalactic zaniness. Featuring all five novels in Douglas Adams's beloved Hitchhiker's series—The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Ga... View more info

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry; Taylor, Francis Henry

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261475

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:22 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, edge of slipcase along opening a bit toned. 1957 Hard Cover. xx, [2], 348 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Francis Henry Taylor, photographs by Samuel Chamberlain. A record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting... View more info

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The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: with a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations, in Two Volumes (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Adams, John; Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274912

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplates laid in. 1992 Full-Leather. Complete in two volumes. ix, [3], 542; [2], 576, [6] pp. 8vo. Original navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of the published works and some manuscript material written by the second President of the United States, John Adams. The writings include biographical information from his time as a private citizen, his role in government and the... View more info

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Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds

By: Adamson, Joy

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2277131

Condition: Fine


Still in original plastic wrap. 1989 Hard Cover. 220 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. There have been many accounts of the return to the wild of tame animals, but since its original publication in 1960, when the New York Times hailed it as a fascinating and remarkable book, Born Free has stood alone in its power to move us. Joy Adamson's story of a lion cub in transition between the ca... View more info

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The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers; The Furies

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2277128

Condition: Near Fine


Endpaper edges a bit faded. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [2], 177, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Greek by E.D.A. Morshead, with an introduction by Rex Warner, and illustrations by Michael Ayrton. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody ch... View more info

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The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers; The Furies (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2280923

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly foxed, a few blemishes on boards. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [2], 177, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Greek by E.D.A. Morshead, with an introduction by Rex Warner, and illustrations by Michael Ayrton. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his s... View more info

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The Great Tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides

By: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Lattimore, Richard; Grene, David; Wyckoff, Elizabeth; Warner, Rex; Arrowsmith, William

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265086

Condition: Good


Stain to fore-edge margin. 1982 Hard Cover. 360, [2] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A collection of Greek tragedies translated by various contributors. Includes: Agamemnon; Prometheus Bound; Oedipus the King; Antigone; Medea; The Bacchae. View more info

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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

By: Aesop; Leaf, Munro; Van Vliet, Emile

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284256

Condition: Very Good


Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Spine bands and corners rubbed, a few light spots on front board. 1979 Full-Leather. xii, 130 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A selection of dozens of fables, rewritten by Munro Leaf, with an introduction by Emile Van Vliet, and woodcut illustrations by Robert Lawson. Aesop's Fables or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aeso... View more info

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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

By: Aesop; Leaf, Munro; Van Vliet, Emile

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285624

Condition: Near Fine


1979 Full-Leather. xii, 130 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A selection of dozens of fables, rewritten by Munro Leaf, with an introduction by Emile Van Vliet, and woodcut illustrations by Robert Lawson. Aesop's Fables or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC. Aesop's Fables have bec... View more info

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The Wanderer (Le Grand Meaulnes)

By: Alain-Fournier [Fournier, Henri-Alban]; Delisle, Francoise; Peyre, Henri

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261479

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II:23 laid in. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. xxx, 232 pp. 8vo. is the only novel by French author Alain-Fournier who was killed in the first month of World War I. It is somewhat biographical - especially the name of the heroine Yvonne, for whom he had a doomed infatuation in Paris. Fifteen-year-old Francois Seurel narrates the story of his friendship with seventeen-year-old August... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281098

Condition: Very Good


Edges a bit foxed. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [1], 384 pp. 8vo. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little Men'. Little Men ... View more info

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Little Women

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2012

Seller ID: 2285677

ISBN: 1435136136

Condition: Fine


Still encased in publisher's shrink wrap. A fine copy. 2012 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 528 pp. The March girls--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy--are the little women of their household. Each has her own personality--refined Meg, rambunctious Jo, delicate Beth, and reserved Amy--and together they comprise one of the most loving and close-knit families in all literature. Their experiences as they grow to maturity, marry, and have children of their ... View more info

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George Washington: A Biography (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Alden, John R.; Palmieri, Patricia

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274892

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplates laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. xvi, [2], 780 pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of Washington, new foreword by Patricia Palmieri. Describes Washington's ancestry, boyhood in Virginia, career as a surveyor, experiences as a soldier in the French and Indian War, and involvement in the Revolution and the formation of a new Ameri... View more info

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Hothouse

By: Aldiss, Brian W.; Tymn, Marshall B.

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281121

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1987 Full-Leather. 253, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Marshall B. Tymn, color frontispiece and black-and-white plates by Patricia Davis. In this award-winning science fiction adventure, radiation from the dying sun transforms the Earth into a hothouse, where monstrous sentient plants and carnivorous insects prey on mankind. View more info

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The Poems of Thomas Bailey Aldrich

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1885

Seller ID: 2178734

Condition: Near Fine


Edges lightly rubbed with minimal loss from corners, ink gift note dated Oct 14 1888 on front endpaper. 1885 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 286 pp. 8vo. Full tree calf, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles on turn-ins, marbled endpapers. A collection of poetry written by the editor of the literary magazine The Atlantic. This Household Edition, which includes a frontispiece of author and engraved plates, was publishe... View more info

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Mark Mason's Victory: The Trials and Triumphs of a Telegraph Boy

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264553

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Bennett 114). Spine lightly rubbed with minimal loss of gilt, bottom corner lightly bumped, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [vi], 308, 14 pp. 8vo. Original olive cloth, gilt spine titles, red, black, and yellow decorations, floral endpapers. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mark Mason, the telegraph boy... View more info

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Helping Himself; or, Grant Thornton's Ambition.

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264559

Condition: Good


First edition (Bennett 79). Hinges reinforced with tape by previous owner, minor loss from spine head and foot, corners exposed, one page loose but included. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320, [2] pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black titles and decorations, brown endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, three engravings in text. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th cen... View more info