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

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 Art Journal for 1875. New Series. Vol. 1. [Volume One]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co., Publishers: 1875

Seller ID: 2284775

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, edges rubbed, some tiny tears and minimal loss from fore-edge corner of a few pages, ink name on title page. 1875 Half-Leather. vi, 384 pp. Leather spine and corners, gilt titles, blind stamped compartments, marbled endpapers. A collection of steel engravings and woodcuts representing the work of a wide range of artists, with articles by various contributors. View more info

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The Art Journal for 1876. New Series. Vol. 2. [Volume Two]

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co., Publishers: 1876

Seller ID: 2284776

Condition: Very Good


Front joint repaired, edges rubbed, frontispiece foxed, ink name on title page. 1876 Half-Leather. vi, 380 pp. Leather spine and corners, gilt titles, blind stamped compartments, marbled endpapers. A collection of steel engravings and representing the work of a wide range of artists, with articles by various contributors. View more info

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Baby's Own Primer.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: D. Lothrop & Co.: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292001

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, ink gift note on front endpaper ('From my dear little Josi on my third birth-day, Feb 21st. 1878.'). 1877 Hard Cover. [64 pp.] Blue cloth spine, color pictorial paper over boards. Engraved frontispiece, silhouette illustration on title page, full alphabet in both capital and lower case on copyright page, alphabet paired with illustrations featuring two letters per page, each paired with two lines of verse, with an additional page for '&', followed by fifteen brief stories, in which all polysyllabic words are hyphenated. 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

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. Two-column format. Full morocco, gilt titles and decorations including gilt dentelles on turn-ins, all edges gilt, Includes... View more info

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A Fool's Errand

By: 'One of the Fools' [Tourgee, Albion Winegar]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert: 1879

Seller ID: 2296934

Condition: Good


Boards lightly toned, corners bumped, front free endpaper missing. 1879 Hard Cover. 361, [4] pp. 8vo. An anti-racism allegory set in the post-Civil War United States, in which a former Union colonel travels in North Carolina and encounters the Ku Klux Klan. Tourgee was a Radical Republican, and an activist against racism both socially and institutionally - in his newspaper column A Bystander's Notes, he encouraged resistance to segregation laws, and was chosen as lead attorney for Homer Plessy in the famous case of Plessy v. Ferguson. View more info

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Pocahontas: A Historical Drama, in Five Acts; with an Introductory Essay and Notes

By: A Citizen of the West [Owen, Robert Dale]; [Mackay, Robert W. Stuart]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: George Dearborn: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289646

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards a bit rubbed with minimal loss from spine head and foot, corners exposed, moderately foxed throughout, ink name on front endpaper and flyleaf. 1837 Hard Cover. Sabin 58021. Sabin gives both Owen and Mackay as possible authors, without providing rationale in support of either. Mackay is listed as the copyright holder on this copy. A historical drama focused on the life of Pocahontas, the Native American daughter of chief Powhatan famous for saving the life of John Smith. She later converted to Christianity and wed John Rolfe. View more info

Image for Early History of Western Pennsylvania, and of the West, and of Western Expeditions and Campaigns, from MDCCLIV to MDCCCXXXIII [1754-1833]. with an Appendix, Containing, Besides Copious Extracts from Important Indian Treaties, Minutes of Conferences, Journals, Etc., a Topographical Description of the Counties of Allegheny, Westmoreland, Washington, Somerset, Greene, Fayette, Beaver, Butler, Armstrong, Etc.

Early History of Western Pennsylvania, and of the West, and of Western Expeditions and Campaigns, from MDCCLIV to MDCCCXXXIII [1754-1833]. with an Appendix, Containing, Besides Copious Extracts from Important Indian Treaties, Minutes of Conferences, Journals, Etc., a Topographical Description of the Counties of Allegheny, Westmoreland, Washington, Somerset, Greene, Fayette, Beaver, Butler, Armstrong, Etc.

By: A Gentleman of the Bar [Rupp, Israel Daniel]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Daniel W. Kauffman: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289769

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rebacked with new end sheets. Boards a bit rubbed, minor mending tissue repair to binding edge of first fold-out. 1846 Full-Leather. vi, [17]-406, vi, [2] pp. 8vo. Includes two fold-outs: Sketch of Col. Bouquet's Engagement; Plan of Fort Du Quesne. Howes R-505: This historical treasure-house includes the journals of Bouquet, Croghan, Post, etc. Sabin 74155: The appendix contains George Croghan’s Journal, Post’s Journals, Bouquet’s Journal, Harmer’s Expedition, St. Clair’s Expedition, Washington’s Journal, etc. 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 he possesseth.' None located in OCLC. 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 Comic History of England

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

Price: $125.00

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 well as two operas for which his wife composed the music. 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 Happiness. 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

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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 romantic life. It became well-known enough that Longfellow based a poem on it, entitled The Landlord's Tale: The Rhyme of Sir ... View more info

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

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 in A Garland for Girls in 1888. BAL 227. 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 in the 19th century. Chatterbox was a long-running British weekly children's magazine written to appeal to both boys and gir... 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, was a sturdy, honest lad, who pluckily won his way to success by his honest manly efforts under many difficulties. Mark Mas... 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 on boards, yellow endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, engraved series page precedes title page. One of many young adult 'rags t... 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 centuries. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author... 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 Cassell. View more info

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

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

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 example of printed material from San Francisco (the earliest newspapers and pamphlets date to the 1840s, produced by those who fo... View more info

Image for History of the Delaware and Iroquois Indians, Formerly Inhabiting the Middle States. with Various Anecdotes, Illustrating Their Manners and Customs.

History of the Delaware and Iroquois Indians, Formerly Inhabiting the Middle States. with Various Anecdotes, Illustrating Their Manners and Customs.

By: American Sunday School Union

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Sunday School Union: 1832

Seller ID: 2293124

Condition: Good


Colloquial spine label added, front joint splitting, edges rubbed, light stain to base of a few pages, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1832 Hard Cover. 153, [5] pp. 12mo. Black cloth spine, paper over boards. A history of the Delaware and Iroquois tribes. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations. View more info

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The Sunday-School Pocket Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1850.

By: American Sunday-School Union

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Sunday-School Union: 1849

Seller ID: 1821311

Condition: Good


Gatherings resewn (appears to have been done some time ago). Toned, with creases corners and light foxing, small chip from fore-edge of front wrapper. 1849 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. Unclear whether this was issued in self-wrappers, or if this copy lacks cover (my inclination is toward the former). A scarce publication in any year of issue - two examples located in OCLC, and another at the New York State Library for a different year. Includes an almanac for 1850, one page dedicated to each month, with historical events chronicled in the margin. Engravings,... View more info

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A Contribution to the Physiological Study of Veratrum Viride and Veratria, (With Experiments on Lower Animals, Made at La Grange St. Laboratory, 1869).

By: Amory, R.; Webber, S.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: David Clapp & Son: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1999581

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to top page margin, minor loss from spine head. 1869 Hard Cover. 66, [1] pp. 8vo. Original purple pebbled cloth, gilt titles. First appearance in book form - originally printed in the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. An account of experiments by the authors with the poisonous plant and its extracts, along with a historical survey of its use to treat rheumatism, neuralgia, and hypertension. Tables throughout, single illustration, bibliography follows text. Rather scarce, with no copies available on the market at the time of our research, and only 7 copies listed i... View more info

Image for 1809 Prints - Two Views of Scotney Castle [Kent, England], Etched by Letitia Byrne from Drawings by P. Amsinck

1809 Prints - Two Views of Scotney Castle [Kent, England], Etched by Letitia Byrne from Drawings by P. Amsinck

By: Amsinck, P.; Byrne, Letitia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edmund Lloyd, Harley Street, London: 1809

Seller ID: 1665562

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Excellent examples of two fine engravings. 1809 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 8 1/4 x 10 3/8 each (mat measures 13 x 19 1/4). Both engravings were done by Letitia Byrne, well known for her work in the first half of the 19th century. Scotney Castle was a fortified house originally constructed in the late 14th century. The prints show the causeway leading to the main gate, as well as the rear of the structure which is surrounded by a large moat (more of a small lake). The eastern wall of this fortification is significant in that it w... View more info