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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

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

Image for The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments: together with the Apocrypha: Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised: with Marginal Notes and References: to which are added, an Index; an Alphabetical Table, of all the Names in the Old & New Testaments, with their Significations; Brown's Concordance; and what has never before been added, an Account of the Lives and Martyrdom of the Apostles and Evangelists. with Plates.

The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments: together with the Apocrypha: Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised: with Marginal Notes and References: to which are added, an Index; an Alphabetical Table, of all the Names in the Old & New Testaments, with their Significations; Brown's Concordance; and what has never before been added, an Account of the Lives and Martyrdom of the Apostles and Evangelists. with Plates.

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: J. [John] Holbrook: 1818

Seller ID: 2264513

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed, leather drying a bit along edges, foxed throughout, a few marginal stains, front and rear free endpapers absent. 1818 Full-Leather. 683, [5], 160, [1], [684]-929, [1], 56 pp. 4to. Full sheep, red morocco spine label, gilt titles and decorations. engraved title page precedes printed title page. The King James Version of the Old and New Testaments, with the apocrypha, index, alphabetical table of names, Brown's concordance, and an account of the lives and ma... View more info

Image for The Four Kings of Canada. Being a Succinct Account of the Four Indian Princes lately arriv'd from North America. with a particular Description of their Country, their strange and remarkable Religion, Feasts, Marriages, Burials, Remedies from their Sick, Customs, Manners, Constitution, Habits, Sports, War, Peace, Policy, Hunting, Fishing, Utensils belonging to the Savages, with several other Extraordinary Things worthy Observation, as to the natural or curious Productions, Beauty, or Fertility, of that Part of the World.

The Four Kings of Canada. Being a Succinct Account of the Four Indian Princes lately arriv'd from North America. with a particular Description of their Country, their strange and remarkable Religion, Feasts, Marriages, Burials, Remedies from their Sick, Customs, Manners, Constitution, Habits, Sports, War, Peace, Policy, Hunting, Fishing, Utensils belonging to the Savages, with several other Extraordinary Things worthy Observation, as to the natural or curious Productions, Beauty, or Fertility, of that Part of the World.

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: J.E. Garratt & Co: 1891

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265379

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly toned, 1/2 inch tear to spine head. 1891 Soft Cover. 47, [1] pp. Printed wrappers, sewn binding. 1891 reissue of 1710 original (Sabin 25282, Howes C106: These were Iroquois chiefs taken to London by Col. Schuyler of Albany.). An account of colonial Canada published for the British book trade, providing a great deal of contemporary detail about Native American culture, specifically within the Iroquois tribe. View more info

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Facts for the People: or Every One's Book.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.N.:

Seller ID: 2266076

Condition: Good


Lightly foxed, last leaf a bit wrinkled. 64, [2] pp. Sewn binding, self wrappers. A domestic guide providing advice on various things. Includes tips on good behavior, personal finance, cookery, care of infants, diseases of the hair, preservation of the sight, warts and corns, canaries, etiquette of courtship and marriage, hydropathy / water cure, the art of conversation, and lists of the wealthy citizens of New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. View more info

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The Proverbs

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Women's Temp'rnce Coffee Rooms [Women's Christian Temperance Union]: 1885

Seller ID: 2266267

Condition: Very Good


Pencil name inside rear wrapper. 1885 Soft Cover. 59, [3] pp. Flexible boards - pebbled cloth over paper. An 1885 San Francisco imprint, published by the Women's Christian Temperance Union for distribution in one of their coffee rooms, which they used to spread word of the evils of alcohol. View more info

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Annual Report of the Superintendent of Soldiers' Orphans of Pennsylvania, for the Year 1883.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lane S. Hart, State Printer: 1883

Seller ID: 2266875

Condition: Good


Front and rear blanks removed, 'Compliments of Wm. B. Bigelow, House Reps' written in pencil on front endpaper. 1883 Hard Cover. 78 pp. 8vo. An annual report giving information about orphanages in Pennsylvania for children of soldiers who died in the American Civil War. Illustrated with sixteen engravings of orphanages, including the Bridgewater School which is labeled in the illustration index as 'colored'. View more info

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The New England Primer; to which is added, the Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly of Divines.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rufus Merrill: 1849

Seller ID: 2271896

Condition: Fair


Most of spine cloth absent, boards heavily rubbed, binding loose, pages lightly soiled. Book curse written on front blank by previous owner (Sarah C. Depuy) on Jan. 1st 1835: Steal not this book for fear of shame for here you see the owners name.. 1849 Small Hard Cover. 64 pp. 4 1/2 X 3. Reprint of the the classic 18th-century schoolbook for children. View more info

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

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

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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Little Mabel's Friends: A Sequel to Little Mabel and Her Sunlit Home

By: A Lady

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carlton & Potter: 1862

Seller ID: 2202716

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with chip from spine head and some small spots of cloth loss on front & rear panels, intermittent foxing throughout. 1862 Hard Cover. 145 pp., 6-page terminal publisher ad. Original black stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes four engraved illustrations. A contribution to the normative religious literature of the nineteenth century; according to the preface, this tale is meant to instill that 'A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which ... View more info

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The Experienced American Housekeeper, or Domestic Cookery: Formed on Principles of Economy for the Use of Private Families.

By: A Lady [Rundell, Maria Eliza Ketelby]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Andrus & Judd: 1835

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2096582

Condition: Fair


Includes plates 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Other copies we found record of noted a double-paged frontispiece and a folding plate, neither of which are present here. Front board and portions of spine absent, engraved title page present but loose with loss from binding margin, rear joint cracked, top edge stained, foxed throughout. A scarce survival, but in need of restoration. 1835 Small Hard Cover. 216 pp. 12mo. An early edition of the work first published in 1827, which i... View more info

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The American Medical and Philosophical Register: or, Annals of Medicine, Natural History, Agriculture, and the Arts. Volume Third [Vol. 3]

By: A Society of Gentlemen

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Published for the Proprietors by C.S. Van Winkle: 1813

Seller ID: 2072359

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Foxed throughout with staining to margins of some pages, rebound in library cloth. 1813 Hard Cover. xii, 532 pp. 8vo. A collection of various medical papers and lectures, the third volume in a series. View more info

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Theodore: A Story about Baptism

By: A True Baptist [Dayton, A.C.]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1871

Seller ID: 1815834

Condition: Good


Spine cocked, edges faded, page margins stained, frontispiece loosening. 1871 Hard Cover. 374 pp. Original coral cloth, blind-stamped boards, gilt stamped spine. A sequel and reply to 'Theodosia Ernest' according to the preface. An 19th century work on Baptists and baptism, framed in a fictional narrative. View more info

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The Path of Peace: or; A Practical Guide to Duty and Happiness.

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Crocker & Brewster: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262521

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards a bit soiled, pages foxed throughout. 1836 Small Hard Cover. viii, 192 pp. 12mo. Green cloth with elaborate blind-stamped design. Includes hand-colored engraved frontispiece of a man, his two daughters, and his wife before a fireplace. An analysis of moral culture and how it relates to the family, the church, and one's neighbors. Abbott made sure to disabuse us all of a misapprehension of happiness by entitling the first chapter Merriment is Not Hap... View more info

Image for Twelve Sermons, Delivered During the Session of the United States Convention of Universalists, in the City of New York, September 15th and 16th, 1852. together with A Portrait of the Author of Each Sermon.

Twelve Sermons, Delivered During the Session of the United States Convention of Universalists, in the City of New York, September 15th and 16th, 1852. together with A Portrait of the Author of Each Sermon.

By: Abeli, T.P.; Skinner, Otis A.; Miner, A.A.; Ryder, W.H.; Ballou, H.; Fisher, Eben; Williamson, I.D.; Laurie, A.G.; Skinner, Samuel P.; Montgomery, George W.; Whittemore, Thomas; Ballou, Moses

Price: $125.00

Publisher: James M. Usher: 1853

Seller ID: 2198470

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed at corners and a bit soiled, ink gift name in beautiful calligraphy on front endpaper, two 19th century newspaper clippings laid in. 1853 Hard Cover. xii, 285 pp. 8vo. A collection of a dozen Univeralist sermons, with engraved portraits of the authors of each. View more info

Image for Three Episodes of Massachusetts History, in Two Volumes: The Settlement of Boston Bay, The Antinomian Controversy, A Study of Church and Town Government

Three Episodes of Massachusetts History, in Two Volumes: The Settlement of Boston Bay, The Antinomian Controversy, A Study of Church and Town Government

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1894

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2007289

Condition: Good


Fourth edition. Hinges weakening, vol. 1 front blanks repaired at binding. 1894 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 532; iv, [533]-1067 pp. 8vo. Fold-out map of Boston Bay and vicinity precedes text, fold-out map of Old Braintree in second volume. A work of colonial history focusing on three important events in Massachusetts: The Settlement of Boston Bay; The Antinomian Controversy; A Study of Church and Town Government. View more info

Image for Sir Christopher Gardiner, Knight: An Historical Monograph. [From Vol. XX. of the Proc's of the Mass. Hist. Soc.], With Additions

Sir Christopher Gardiner, Knight: An Historical Monograph. [From Vol. XX. of the Proc's of the Mass. Hist. Soc.], With Additions

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John Wilson and Son, University Press: 1883

Seller ID: 2007291

Condition: Very Good


1883 printing. Rebound in red cloth, retaining original coral printed wrappers. Signed by author on front wrapper. Front wrapper loosening, boards lightly rubbed, bookplate of Charles Edwin Stratton on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 36 pp. 8vo. A monograph originally published in the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, detailing the story of Christopher Gardiner and his flight from the consequences of a rather duplicitous r... View more info

Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams, During the Revolution, with a Memoir of Mrs. Adams

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press: 1875

Seller ID: 2278326

Condition: Near Fine


Bookplate of William Whitman on front endpaper, with a couple ink notations that appear to reference his personal library's organizational system. 1875 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 424 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece of Abigail Adams. Transcriptions of 284 letters between future President John Adams and his wife Abigail, written during the American Revolution, with a brief biographical sketch of Abigail. Index follows text. View more info

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May Flowers

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1899

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199975

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Ink name & date and pencil owner information on front endpaper, minor repair to front hinge, spine toned. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56 pp. 8vo. Original grey cloth, gilt titles, frontispiece and illustrations by Albert F. Schmitt. A short work by the author of Little Women, an important figure in American literature and the Transcendentalist movement. The first individual appearance of this title, which originally appeared... View more info

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Our Girls' Chatterbox.

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]; Thorne, Olive; Loring, Laurie; Fawcett, Edgar; Prescott, Mary N.; Thaxter, Celia; et al

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co.: 1884

Seller ID: 2196849

Condition: Good


Hinges weakening, boards rubbed with portion of front cover paste-down lost, ink name & date ('Dora E. Covey, Christmas 1884') on front endpaper. 206 pp. Tall 8vo. A collection of short stories and poems released in the late 19th century. Includes several contributions by Louisa May Alcott (author of Little Women) and other popular authors of the time, with engravings throughout.It is interesting to note here that the use of the term 'Chatterbox' was somewhat contested i... View more info

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The Poems of Thomas Bailey Aldrich

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $125.00

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

Image for The Life of Guiteau and the Official History of the Most Exciting Case on Record: Being the Trial of Guiteau for Assassinating Pres. Garfield. Containing a Full Account of the Shooting of President Garfield, and All the Events from That Date Until the Dastardly Wretch Was Brought to Trial; and Including a Full Account of ALl the Testimony of the Experts and Other Celebrated Witnesses; All the Speeches and Remarks Made by the Cunning Assassin during His Trial for Life; His Great Efforts to Escape the Gallows by Feigning Insanity, Etc.; with all the Scenes and Incidents Attending This Very Interesting and Remarkable Trial.

The Life of Guiteau and the Official History of the Most Exciting Case on Record: Being the Trial of Guiteau for Assassinating Pres. Garfield. Containing a Full Account of the Shooting of President Garfield, and All the Events from That Date Until the Dastardly Wretch Was Brought to Trial; and Including a Full Account of ALl the Testimony of the Experts and Other Celebrated Witnesses; All the Speeches and Remarks Made by the Cunning Assassin during His Trial for Life; His Great Efforts to Escape the Gallows by Feigning Insanity, Etc.; with all the Scenes and Incidents Attending This Very Interesting and Remarkable Trial.

By: Alexander, H.H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: National Publishing Company: 1882

Seller ID: 2266912

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with several spots, pencil gift note inside, minor surface tear from sticker removal on front endpaper. 1882 Hard Cover. 856 pp. 8vo. An account of the assassination of President James Garfield by Charles J. Guiteau, who was upset that Garfield repeatedly rejected his job applications, and shot him at a railroad station. Garfield died two months later of infection, and Guiteau was sentenced to hang for the crime. View more info

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In a New World, or, Among the Gold-Fields of Australia

By: Alger, Horatio

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 2135538

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, lightly stained, pages toned, pencil gift note on front flyleaf. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 323 pp., 8-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Book three in the New World series: This time around, Harry Vane and Jack Pendleton, those two sixteen-year-old American boys, face danger and find adventure while prospecting for gold in the Australian Outback. 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

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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Slow and Sure; or, From the Street to the Shop (Tattered Tom Series)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Loring, Publisher: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264557

Condition: Fair


First edition (Bennett 162). Split along rear joint with associated 1 inch closed tear across spine and 1/2 inch chip from spine head, spine and edges faded, three pages loose but included, ink gift note and owner bookplate on front endpaper. With a bit of restoration work this could be quite a nice copy. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 280, [2] pp. 8vo. Original violet cloth, gilt spine titles, blind-stamped borders and decorations ... View more info

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Helping Himself; or, Grant Thornton's Ambition.

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00

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

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Dante's Inferno, From the Original of Dante Alighieri and Illustrated by Gustave Dore [Altemus' Edition]

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis; Walsh, Henry C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262505

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Superficial split to front endsheet along hinge - binding not at all loose, minimal loss of gilt from spine. vi, [2], 163 pp. 11 7/8 x 9 3/4. Original dark green cloth, silver, gilt and black titles and decorations. Translated into English verse by Henry Francis Cary, edited by Henry C. Walsh. Dante's famous vision of Hell, illustrated by Gustave Dore's exceptional engravings throughout. This is the Altemus edition, following several editions by Cass... View more info

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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815. in Four Volumes.

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1842

Seller ID: 2206832

Condition: Very Good


Spine and corners a bit rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1842 Full-Leather. Complete in four volumes. xviii, 583; v, 600; v, 612; vi, 631 pp. 8vo. Full morocco, gilt titles and decorations, marbled edges and endpapers. A history of Europe from 1789-1815, framed specifically around the French Revolution, and with particular attention to France's role in events.KEYWORDS: HISTORY EUROPE EUROPEAN FRANCE FRENCH View more info

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The Book of Chinese Poetry: Being the Collection of Ballads, Sagas, Hymns, and Other Pieces Known as the Shih Ching or Classic of Poetry

By: Allen, Clement Francis Romilly

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1980711

Condition: Good


Binding shaken, front hinge repaired, endpapers lightly stained, owner bookplate on front endpaper, base of one section of pages bumped causing minor tear to bottom margin, some pages unopened. 1891 Hard Cover. xxviii, 528 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt & orange titles. An English translation of the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, known as the Shih Ching, which consists of 305 works from the 11th to 7th centuries B.C. It is one of the five classics... View more info

Image for The World's Great and Eccentric Characters, Their Lives and Their Deeds, Representing All Ages and All Countries. Comprising Heroes, Conquerors, Statesmen, Authors, Artists, Humorists, Misers, Mountebanks, Kings, Queens, Jugglers, Etc., Etc., and Other Curiosities of Human Nature. The Whole Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources. Illustrated with Nearly 300 Engravings.

The World's Great and Eccentric Characters, Their Lives and Their Deeds, Representing All Ages and All Countries. Comprising Heroes, Conquerors, Statesmen, Authors, Artists, Humorists, Misers, Mountebanks, Kings, Queens, Jugglers, Etc., Etc., and Other Curiosities of Human Nature. The Whole Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources. Illustrated with Nearly 300 Engravings.

By: Allen, Henry S.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: A.L. Bancroft & Co., Publishers: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1925699

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed with some loss along edges, joints weak, cup ring stain on rear board, top corner of front flyleaf removed. 1877 Full-Leather. 767 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, black leather spine label, gilt titles & rules, marbled endpapers, pink endpapers. A collection of short biographical pieces on important figures from various walks of life - from heads of state to famous authors, poets, and philosophers. Particularly interesting as a fairly early exam... View more info

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A Character of the Province of Maryland. Described in Four Distinct Parts. Also a Small Treatise on the Wild and Naked Indians (or Susquehanokes) of Maryland, Their Customs, Manners, Absurdities, and Religion. Together with a Collection of Historical Letters. A New Edition with an Introduction and Copious Historical Notes. (Gowans' Bibliotheca Americana. 5) [Mary-Land]

By: Alsop, George; Shea, John Gilmary

Price: $120.00

Publisher: William Gowans.: 1869

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2079685

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition. Corners rubbed with minor loss, interior in exceptional condition. 1869 Large Hardcover. 125, 40 pp. 4to. 1869 reissue of 1666 original. Limited edition, one of 64 large paper copies. Includes Alsop's original work and historical notes by John Gilmary Shea, with Gowans' Catalogue of American Books No. 27 bound in following text. Reproductions of early portrait and map. Reissue of Sabin 963. Howes A-188. View more info