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The Blessed Damozel

By: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194902

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards stained and toned, significant loss of gilt, edges rubbed, some restoration to spine ends. Internally very good - minor loss from edges of front free endpaper, evident (but not obvious) repair to bindings. 1886 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Folio. 15 1/2 x 12 1/4. An important collection of poetry by Rossetti, but most notable for the artwork contributed by Kenyon Cox. It catapulted his career, and also created renewed interest in pre-Raphaelite authors such as Rossetti. Cox's artwork is now featured in many major museum colle... View more info

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Descrizione delle Pitture, Sculture, ed Architetture di Padova, con Alcune Offervazioni Intorno ad esse, ed altre Curiose Notizie, Parte Prima, Parte Seconda.

By: Rossetti, Giovambatista [Giovan Battista] [Giovanni Batista]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Nella Stamperia del Seminario con Licenza de Superiori: 1776

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2198751

Condition: Good


Second edition. Rebound in cloth with new endpapers (probably in 19th century). Spine faded, minimal pencil marks in text, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1776 Hard Cover. [24], 368 pp. 12mo. First and second parts in one volume. Italian text. An 18th century guide to Padua, a city in northern Italy. View more info

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A Practical Grammar of the French Language, with Alterations and Additions

By: Rowbotham, J.; Surault, F.M.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hilliard, Gray, & Co.: 1838

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 1951288

Condition: Good


Third edition. Edges rubbed, minor chip from spine head, lacks author label on spine, foxed throughout, ink name on front endpaper. 1838 Full-Leather. vi, 324 pp. Original full leather, light green leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. A grammar guide for students of French, with alterations and additions by a Harvard College professor of French. View more info

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The Australian Crusoes; or, The Adventures of An English Settler and His Family in the Wilds of Australia.

By: Rowcroft, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: J.W. Bradley: 1859

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2101750

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, binding repaired, front free endpaper removed, portion of frontispiece tissue guard absent. 1859 Hard Cover. iii, 512 pp. 8vo. From the sixth London edition. Includes engraved frontispiece & plates. The story of a British family's time spent in the Australian wilderness, taking its name from Daniel Defoe's famous novel Robinson Crusoe. View more info

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Medical Inquiries and Observations, upon the Diseases of the Mind.

By: Rush, Benjamin

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Kimber & Richardson: 1812

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2161394

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second issue. Recently rebound, cloth over marbled boards, new endpapers & flyleaves. Library blind stamp on title page, no other library marks. Three light spots on title page, pages a bit toned. 1812 Hard Cover. viii, 367, [4] pp. 8vo. An important work by the father of American psychiatry, who was also instrumental in the founding of the United States. Garrison-Morton 4924: 'The first American textbook on psychiatry, and, considering the state of that science in Rush’s time, one of the most noteworthy.' View more info

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The King of the Golden River or The Black Brothers: A Legend of Stiria

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mayhew & Baker: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199344

Condition: Good


First American edition. Some loss from spine, three spots on front board, margins lightly stained. 1860 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A wonderful children's tale about kindness, generosity, and how it can be rewarded. View more info

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The Right Honourable William Ewart Gladstone (The Prime Ministers of Queen Victoria - A Series of Political Biographies)

By: Russell, George W.E.; Reid, Stuart J. (Editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1891

Seller ID: 1914631

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1891 Hard Cover. xi, 289 pp., 2-page terminal publisher ad. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Frontispiece of Gladstone. A biography of one of Queen Victoria's prime ministers. He held the office more than any other person (four separate times), and is consistently ranked among the greatest to serve in this capacity. View more info

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Further Queries upon the Present State of the New-English Affairs. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. VIII. [8])

By: S.E.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin: 1865

Seller ID: 2008070

Condition: Good


Limited edition, #188 (?) of 250 copies, hand-numbered by Sabin on colophon. Former library copy, usual marks, minor ink marginalia, Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on front endpaper. 1865 Half-Leather. 18 pp. 4to. Green leather spine & corners, gilt titles, marbled boards, laid paper. Rubricated title page. Numerous blanks follow text. 1865 reissue of 1689 original. Sabin 21611: Only 250 copies reprinted, of which 50 are on large paper. View more info

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A Practical Manual of the Treatment of Club-Foot.

By: Sayre, Lewis A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company: 1882

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 1999516

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition, enlarged and corrected. Ink name & date (C.W. Gaylord M.D., Branford, Dec. 1883') on front flyleaf, spine faded. 1882 Hard Cover. xii, 143 pp., 10-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original maroon cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders, floral endpapers. Includes 75 wood engravings. A description of the various types of club foot, with a number of recommended treatments pioneered by several medical professionals. View more info

Image for History of the Confederate States Navy from its Organization to the Surrender of its Last Vessel. Its Stupendous Struggle with the Great Navy of the United States; the Engagements Fought in the Rivers and Harbors of the South, and upon the High Seas; Blockade-Running, First Use of Iron-Clads and Torpedoes, and Privateer History.

History of the Confederate States Navy from its Organization to the Surrender of its Last Vessel. Its Stupendous Struggle with the Great Navy of the United States; the Engagements Fought in the Rivers and Harbors of the South, and upon the High Seas; Blockade-Running, First Use of Iron-Clads and Torpedoes, and Privateer History.

By: Scharf, J. [John] Thomas

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Rogers & Sherwood: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2187992

Condition: Good


First edition. Appears to have been recased using the original boards and backstrip, which were likely trimmed at that point (they are flush with the page edges). A few light creases and spots to backstrip, minor loss from board corners. 1887 Hard Cover. x, 824 pp. 8vo. Original drab boards, paper spine label. A history of naval warfare during the American Civil War, by a former Confederate officer, who was among the first American historians to use newspapers as an authoritative source. Still considered an authoritative source, despite the expected prejudice in favor of the Confederacy. Howes... View more info

Image for The English Hexapla, Exhibiting the Six Important English Translations of the New Testament Scriptures, Preceded by an Historical Account of the English Translations (Wiclif, Tyndale, Cranmer, Genevan, Anglo-Rhemish, Authorised), the Original Greek Text After Scholz, with the Various Readings of the Textus Receptus and the Principal Constantinopolitan and Alexandrine Manuscripts, and a Complete Collation of Scholz's Text with Griesbach's Edition of M.DCCC.V.

The English Hexapla, Exhibiting the Six Important English Translations of the New Testament Scriptures, Preceded by an Historical Account of the English Translations (Wiclif, Tyndale, Cranmer, Genevan, Anglo-Rhemish, Authorised), the Original Greek Text After Scholz, with the Various Readings of the Textus Receptus and the Principal Constantinopolitan and Alexandrine Manuscripts, and a Complete Collation of Scholz's Text with Griesbach's Edition of M.DCCC.V.

By: Scholz, J. Martin Augustin; Wycliffe, John; Tyndale, William; Whittingham, William; Cranmer, Thomas; Coverdale, Miles; Tregelles, Samuel Prideaux

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Samuel Bagster and Sons: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290913

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges rubbed with 2 inch tear to spine head, minor loss from head and foot, owner bookplate and ink name on front endpapers. 1841 Full-Leather. 167, [1160] pp., translations unpaginated. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, including gilt dentelles on turn-ins, all edges gilt. A study of the shifting translations and interpretations of the New Testament over a period of 500 years, featuring the Wiclif (1380), Tyndale (1534), Cranmer (1539), Genevan (1557), Anglo-Rhemish (1582), and Authorised (1611) translations presented alongside the original Greek of Scholz, wi... View more info

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Journal of the Life, Travels, and Gospel Labours of That Faithful Servant and Minister of Christ, Job Scott.

By: Scott, Job

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Elisha Bates: 1820

Seller ID: 2262328

Condition: Good


Leather dried with minor loss from edges, ink name and book curse written on front endpaper ('steal not this book for fear of shame for here you see the owners name'), lightly foxed throughout. 1820 Full-Leather. xi, [3], 303 pp. 12mo. A firsthand account of Christian missionary efforts of Job Scott of Rhode Island, including an account of visiting members of the Religious Society of Friends (of which Scott was also a member) in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, and a voyage to England and Ireland (where he passed away in Ballitore, at the home of fellow Quaker Elizabeth Shackleton). Sco... View more info

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The Waverley Novels, Illustrated Edition in 48 Volumes, with the Author's Notes

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields: 1863

Seller ID: 1956509

Condition: Very Good


Spines faded & lightly spotted, boards a bit rubbed. 1863 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in forty-eight volumes. 8vo. Original purple cloth, paper spine labels. Engravings and woodcuts throughout. Advertisement preceding text states: This edition of the Waverley Novels contains, with a few exceptions, all the Woodcuts that appeared in the Abbotsford Edition, besides the Steel Plates belonging to the Author's Favourite Edition in forty-eight volumes. Sir Walter Scott took much pleasure in forming a museum at Abbotsford of the antiquities which illustrated the... View more info

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The Lady of the Lake

By: Scott, Sir Walter; Lang, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: L.C. Page & Company: 1899

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2129886

Condition: Near Fine


Minor wear to corners, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1899 Hard Cover. xxx, 235 pp. 8vo. Scott's classic poem, with an introduction by Andrew Lang, and illustrations by C.E. Brock. The Lady of the Lake is a narrative poem by Sir Walter Scott, first published in 1810. Set in the Trossachs region of Scotland, it is composed of six cantos, each of which concerns the action of a single day. The poem has three main plots: the contest among three men, Roderick Dhu, James Fitz-James, and Malcolm Graeme, to win the love of Ellen Douglas; the feud and reconciliation of King James V of Scotland and Ja... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, with a Sketch of His Life, Complete in One Volume

By: Scott, Walter; Lake, J.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J. Crissy and Desilver, Thomas, and Co.: 1836

Seller ID: 1893104

Condition: Very Good


Light stain along binding edge, moderately foxed. 1836 Full-Leather. xxviii, 443 pp. Original full calf, gilt titles & rules, maroon spine panel, marbled page ridges & endpapers. Engraved frontispiece of author from a painting by C.R. Leahe. Two-column format. A collection of poetry by the Scottish author, together with a biographical sketch. View more info

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Guida di Venezia e delle Isole Circonvicine

By: Selvatico, P. [Pietro]; Lazari, V. [Vincenzo]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Coi Tipi Dello Stabilimento Nazionale di Paolo Ripamonti Carpano.:

Seller ID: 2199417

Condition: Good


Rebound in quarter linen with new end sheets, lightly foxed throughout, modern bookplate on front endpaper, library stamp on title page (no other marks). viii, 321 pp. 8vo. Italian text. No date, circa 1850. A 19th century travel guide to Venice and the surrounding area, with engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

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L. Annaei Senecae Philosophi ad Lucilium Epistolarum Argumenta... Continens Epistolas.

By: Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Apud Franciscum Baba: 1643

Seller ID: 2289842

Condition: Good


Volume 2 of a 3 volume set. Lacks front free endpaper, most of headband lost, binding beginning to weaken after first gathering. 1643 Hard Cover. 672, [24] pp. 12mo. Vellum binding. Latin text. A selection of letters written by Seneca, the Roman Stoic philosopher. View more info

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Ancient Voyages to the Western Continent: Three Phases of History on the Coast of Maine

By: Sewall, Rufus King

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Knickerbocker Press / G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207834

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor stain along top page ridge, tissue guard and fore-edge of a few pages lightly foxed, frontispiece just beginning to loosen. 1895 Hard Cover. ix, 79 pp. A late nineteenth century account of research into the history of exploration on the American continent, with chapters on rock writings found on the coast of Maine, evidence of Norse voyages to the area, and the advent of Christianity in the region. Includes a fold-out map of Maine's oyster banks (Glidden Farm, Lincoln County). Illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates, and engravings in the text. View more info

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The National Shakespeare, A Fac-simile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623, in Three Volumes: Comedies; Histories; Tragedies [Facsimile]

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $750.00

Publisher: William Mackenzie: 1888

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2288519

Condition: Good


Hinges weakening, rear board and end matter of Histories volume stained, rear flyleaf of Histories volume removed, some loss from corners, front and end matter foxed. Overall a good set, but Histories is fair. A good candidate for restoration. 1888 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. Folio. A facsimile of the 1623 first folio edition of Shakespeare's complete plays, in three volumes, with illustrations by Sir J. Noel Paton, R.S.A. Green cloth, gilt titles, black and gold decorations with inset red, black, and gold emblem on front board of e... View more info

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The Works of William Shakespeare, Complete. Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy Left by the Late George Stevens, Esq. with a Memoir, in One Volume.

By: Shakespeare, William; Stevens, George; Chalmers, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: 1869

Seller ID: 2202822

Condition: Good


Spine head, corner of some pages, and rear endpapers stained, corners rubbed, presentation bookplate from Whitestown Seminary on front endpaper, ink name and two words in Greek on front flyleaf. 1869 Full-Leather. x, 977 pp. 8vo. Full leather, stamped decorations, gilt titles, five raised spine bands, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles on turn-ins, marbled endpapers. An attractive and complete collection of William Shakespeare's writings, with steel engravings throughout protected by tissue guards. Two-column format, character names abbreviated within scenes (fully written out in stage directions)... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Dowden, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1896

Seller ID: 2263721

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded, hinge beginning to weaken ink name and date on front flyleaf ('K.C. Bryant, Malden, Nov. 1896'). viii, 705, [3] pp. 8vo. No copyright date, late 19th century, circa 1896. A collection of poetry by the major figure in the English Romantic period, close friend of fellow poet Lord Byron, and husband to Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein. Edited with an introduction by Edward Dowden, and including the preface by Mary Shelley from the 1830 first collected edition, the postscript from the 1839 second edition, and the preface by Mary Shelley to the volume of posthumous poems publis... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Dowden, Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1899

Seller ID: 2293332

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. Ink name and date on front endpaper, tiny nick to spine head. 1899 Hard Cover. viii, 705, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of poetry by the major figure in the English Romantic period, close friend of fellow poet Lord Byron, and husband to Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein. Edited with an introduction by Edward Dowden, and including the preface by Mary Shelley from the 1839 first collected edition, the postscript from the 1839 second edition, and the preface by Mary Shelley to the volume of posthumous poems published in 1824. Notes, a list of Shelley's principal writings, the ord... View more info

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1822 Engraving, Saltwood Castle, Kent [England]

By: Shepherd, T.H.; Greig, J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Longman & Co., Paternoster Row, London: 1822

Seller ID: 1665496

Condition: Near Fine


Professionally matted and framed. An exceptional example. 1822 Print. Matted to 4 5/8 x 6 3/4, frame measures 9 1/4 x 11 3/8. Color engraving of Saltwood Castle, where the plot to assassinate Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket originated. An artistic rendering, the print depicts the castle as seen from a distant road, including the massive three story gatehouse. View more info

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Personal Memoirs of P.H. Sheridan. General United States Army. in Two Volumes ['Shoulder Strap' Edition]

By: Sheridan, P.H. [Philip Henry]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283603

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small owner sticker on reverse of volume 1 front flyleaf, tiny ink name and number on front endpaper of each, front hinge of volume 2 just beginning to weaken, tiny spot on rear board of volume 1. 1888 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 500; xi, 486 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles & decorations. Includes numerous illustrations and maps, of which eleven are fold-outs. Philip Henry Sheridan was a Union general during the American Civil War who, under the command of Ulysses S. Grant, won several significant victories against Confederate force... View more info

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Personal Memoirs of P.H. Sheridan. General United States Army. Volume I [1] ['Shoulder Strap' Edition]

By: Sheridan, P.H. [Philip Henry]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296065

Condition: Very Good


Volume one of two only. Front hinge just beginning to weaken, light stain to bottom fore edge margin. 1888 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 500 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles & decorations. Includes numerous illustrations and maps, some of which are fold-outs. Philip Henry Sheridan was a Union general during the American Civil War who, under the command of Ulysses S. Grant, won several significant victories against Confederate forces. He also fought in the Great Plains Indian Wars, and though they continued until after his death, his efforts during th... View more info

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An Inquiry into the Existence of a Personal Devil [with] On the Moral and Religious Uses of the Devil

By: Sherwood and Co.; Leycester, G.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sherwood and Co. / T. Egerton: 1848

Seller ID: 1525627

Condition: Fair


Significant loss from backstrip, boards rubbed. 1848 Half-Leather. ii, 96; iv, 45 pp. 8 1/4 x 5 1/4. Half leather, marbled boards. Two unattributed treatises concerning the existence and nature of the Devil bound together in one volume. Half-leather with marbled boards. Author may be G.H. Leycester. View more info

Image for Hydropathy, or the Water-Cure: Its Principles, Processes, and Modes of Treatment. Compiled in Part from the Most Eminent Authors, Ancient and Modern, on the Subject: together with an Account of the Latest Methods Adopted by Priessnitz. Illustrated with Numerous Cases of Cure.

Hydropathy, or the Water-Cure: Its Principles, Processes, and Modes of Treatment. Compiled in Part from the Most Eminent Authors, Ancient and Modern, on the Subject: together with an Account of the Latest Methods Adopted by Priessnitz. Illustrated with Numerous Cases of Cure.

By: Shew, Joel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fowler and Wells: 1851

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2150789

Condition: Good


Fourth edition, improved and enlarged. Boards & pages stained, front matter foxed, ink name on front endpaper. 1851 Hard Cover. xv, 360, [4] pp. 12mo. Originally published in 1844, placing it among the earliest works on the topic of hydropathy, which originated with the holistic practices of Vincent Priessnitz, an Austrian farmer. His methods of healing became popular enough that a string of health resorts practicing hydropathic therapies opened throughout Europe, and counted such notable figures as Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens among their patients. (Science Museum's History of Medicine) View more info

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Voyage en Italie et en Sicile, Tome Premier et Second.

By: Simond, L. [Louis]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Raymond-Bocquet, Libraire: 1838

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2198758

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Former library copy, with stamps St-Louis-de-Gonzague in Bayonne in front and end matter. Boards a bit rubbed, scattered light foxing, modern owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1838 Hard Cover. viii, 405; 420 pp. 8vo. French text. Leather spines, gilt titles and rules, paper over boards, marbled endpapers. A 19th century Italian travelogue by the author of several works based on journeys in Europe. Each volume includes an engraved frontispiece. View more info

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Tableau de l'Agriculture Toscane

By: Simonde, J.C.L. [Jean Charles Leonard de Sismondi]

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Chez J.J. Paschoud, Libraire: 1801

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199175

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes fold-out. Small contemporary bookplate and larger modern bookplate on front endpaper. 1801 Hard Cover. xiv, 327 pp. 8vo. Patterned leather spine, orange morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules, paper over boards. French text. Fold-out of engraved agricultural illustrations follows text. The first work by the historian and political economist who became known for his French and Italian histories. Simonde details his life on a small farm in Pescia, which his family bought after fleeing from political unrest in Geneva caused by the French Revolution. His particular exp... View more info

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Mount Auburn Illustrated. In Highly Finished Line Engravings, from Drawings Taken on the Spot, by James Smillie. With Descriptive Notices by Cornelia W. Walter.

By: Smillie, James; Walter, Cornelia W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: R. [Robert] Martin: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2093222

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards soiled, titles & front board's gilded vignette faded, some loss from spine head, moderately foxed. 1847 Hard Cover. 119 pp. 4to. Blind-stamped cloth. Frontispiece map of Mount Auburn Cemetery with small vignette, engraved title page with alternate title: Mount Auburn, Illustrated in a Series of Views from Drawings by James Smillie, Letter Press Description by Cornelia W. Walter. Engraved plates throughout, including: Pilgrim Path; Naval Monument (Central Avenue); Chapel; Tomb to Spurzheim; Lowell Monument; Central Square; Harvard Hill; Appleton Monument; Monument to Chann... View more info