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Image for The Life of Benjamin Franklin; with Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable Sayings of This Great Man, Never Before Published by Any of His Biographers. [Weems's Franklin]

The Life of Benjamin Franklin; with Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable Sayings of This Great Man, Never Before Published by Any of His Biographers. [Weems's Franklin]

By: Weems, M.L. [Mason Locke]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Uriah Hunt & Son: 1829

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2293120

Condition: Fair


Reissue of Sabin 102488, Howes W-219. Front joint split, hinges weakening. 1829 Full-Leather. 239, [1], 10 pp. 12mo. Full leather, black morocco spine label, gilt titles and rules. Engraved frontispiece and illustrations. View more info

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The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525

By: Weise, Arthur James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2084323

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed with some loss from spine head & foot, spine a bit stained. One fold-out map still included in pocket inside rear board, other two missing. 1883 Hard Cover. xii, 380 pp. 8vo. An account of early American exploration by the Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English. Includes fold-out maps and nine maps in text. View more info

Image for The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, As Pleasingly Exemplified in Many Instances, Wherein the Serious Ones of This Earth, Carefully Exasperated, Have Been Prettily Spurred on to Unseemliness and Indiscretion, While Overcome by an Undue Sense of Right

The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, As Pleasingly Exemplified in Many Instances, Wherein the Serious Ones of This Earth, Carefully Exasperated, Have Been Prettily Spurred on to Unseemliness and Indiscretion, While Overcome by an Undue Sense of Right

By: Whistler, J. McNeill

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John W. Lovell Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199446

Condition: Good


First authorized American edition. Front hinge loosening, boards rubbed. Affixed to the front blanks are newspaper clippings of a review of a later edition of the work, a biographical article about Whistler, and a brief article about the discovery of some of his early work. 1890 Hard Cover. 292 pp. 8vo. Light brown cloth spine, dark brown paper over boards, gilt titles. A publication detailing the legal action Whistler took against critic John Ruskin for disparaging marks made in a review. Whistler sought 1,000 pounds damages; he was awarded one farthing. This work was pirated several times in... View more info

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The Natural History of Selborne; with Observations on Various Parts of Nature; and The Naturalist's Calendar

By: White, Gilbert; Jardine, William; Jesse, Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henry G. Bohn: 1851

Seller ID: 2200952

Condition: Good


Hinges repaired, boards rubbed, pages toned, spine sunned. 1851 Hard Cover. 416 pp. 7 3/8 x 4 3/4. 40 engravings. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, or just The Natural History of Selborne is a book by pioneering English naturalist and ornithologist Gilbert White first published in 1789. It has been continuously in print since then, with nearly 300 editions up to Thames & Hudson's The Illustrated Natural History of Selborne in 2007. This book was a compilation of 44 of his letters to Thomas Pennant, the leading British zoologist of the day, and 66 letters to the Hon. Daines Barri... View more info

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A Memoir of Sir Edmund Andros, Knt., Governor of New England, New York and Virginia, &c., &c., with a Portrait.

By: Whitmore, William Henry

Price: $500.00

Publisher: T.R. Marvin & Son: 1868

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2008336

Condition: Good


Second edition. Front hinge starting, corners faded, boards a bit rubbed. 1868 Hard Cover. xlix, [1] pp. 4to. Black leather spine & corners, marbled boards, red top edge, pink endpapers, gilt titles & rules, printed on laid paper. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Sir Edmund Andros. 1868 reissue, reprinted from the 'Andros Tracts' (Howes A271), published by the Prince Society of Boston. Sabin 103755 also references the Andros Tracts, stating that Whitmore was the editor. View more info

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Mother Goose for Grown Folks: A Christmas Reading.

By: Whitney, A.D.T. [Adeline Dutton Train]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Loring, Publisher / Rockwell & Churchill, Printers: 1870

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2262844

Condition: Very Good


Revised and enlarged edition. Boards lightly soiled with faint stain along spine, minor loss from spine head. 1870 Hard Cover. iv, 144 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece, engraved title page precedes printed title, engravings throughout text. A collection of Mother Goose nursery rhymes, humorously adapted to the verbosity an adult might have expected from verse in the nineteenth century. The original rhyme, or a portion of it, is offered at the beginning of each section, then followed by an adapted version. For example: Hiccory, diccory, dock! / The mouse ran up the clock. / The clock struck one, ... View more info

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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1887

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291316

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners. 1887 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, [11]-344, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Brown cloth, gilt title panels, black and burgundy decorations, all edges gilt. Engraved illustrations throughout, two-column format. A collection of verse by the popular 19th century American Quaker poet. Whittier's most well-known work was Snow-Bound, but he also gained recognition with some of his anti-slavery writings. He was among the writers now known as the Fireside Poets. View more info

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1875 Engraving, Warwick Castle, from the West [Warwickshire, England]

By: Whymper

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1875

Seller ID: 1665576

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. An exceptional example. 1875 Print. Matted to 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 (mat measures 11 3/4 x 14 1/4). Illegible engraver's mark in lower left corner. An artistic rendering of the west wall of Warwick Castle. Originally built by William the Conqueror, it has undergone numerous structural and functional changes in its lifetime. It withstood siege during the English Civil War, and remains among the more well-known fortified structures in England. View more info

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Scrambles amongst the Alps, and Down the Rhine

By: Whymper, Edward; Murphy, Blanche

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 2280372

Condition: Fair


Rear board and edges stained, all silver from front board decoration rubbed away. 1890 Hard Cover. Two books in one volume: 164; 75, [1] pp. Brown cloth, silver & gilt titles & decorations, gilt page ridges. Whymper's narrative details attempts to scale the Matterhorn and other peaks in the Swiss Alps. Murphy's recounts a trip down the Rhine River, with descriptions and illustrations of various points of interest, including many notable examples of architecture (Heidelberg Castle, etc.). Numerous engravings throughout. View more info

Image for The Family Adviser; or, A Plain and Modern Practice of Physic; Calculated for the Use of Families Who Have Not the Advantages of a Physician, and Accommodated to the Diseases of America. To which is Annexed, Mr. Wesley's Primitive Physic, Revised.

The Family Adviser; or, A Plain and Modern Practice of Physic; Calculated for the Use of Families Who Have Not the Advantages of a Physician, and Accommodated to the Diseases of America. To which is Annexed, Mr. Wesley's Primitive Physic, Revised.

By: Wilkins, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: John C. Totten, for the Methodist Episcopal Church, and Sold by Ezekiel Cooper and John Wilson, at the Book-Room: 1804

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2012655

Condition: Good


Fourth edition. Edges rubbed & faintly stained with minor loss from front wrapper corner. Unclear whether this was issued as a softcover or hardcover originally - leather along spine with loss from head & foot. 1804 Soft Cover. 105, [3] pp. This is the fourth edition referenced in Hoolihan 3784, but (despite the title page) is missing the Wesley portion: The eight editions of Wilkins' Family adviser published between 1793 and 1833 attest to the book's enduring popularity, which was doubtless enhanced by the inclusion of John Wesley's Primitive physic in the first seven editions... Wilkins stat... View more info

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The Cleverdale Mystery; or, The Machine and Its Wheels. A Story of American Life.

By: Wilkins, W.A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert.: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285917

Condition: Good


First edition. 1/2 inch tear to spine head, boards and a few pages lightly soiled. 1882 Hard Cover. 287, [11] pp. 8vo. Mustard cloth, gilt and black titles and decorations. A late 19th century novel of political intrigue, set in the Lake George area of New York State. View more info

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Universal History, in Perspective.

By: Willard, Emma

Price: $75.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1853

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2172097

Condition: Good


Twelfth edition. Foxed throughout, ink name crossed out on front flyleaf. 1853 Hard Cover. xxxii, 494 pp. 8vo. Maps and engravings throughout. A history of the world from the year of creation (4004 B.C.) through 1843. View more info

Image for A Treatise on the Law of Executors, Administrators and Guardians, and of the Remedies by and Against Them, in Surrogates' Courts of the State of New York; Together with an Account of the Jurisdiction and Practice of Those Courts in the Admeasurement of Dower.

A Treatise on the Law of Executors, Administrators and Guardians, and of the Remedies by and Against Them, in Surrogates' Courts of the State of New York; Together with an Account of the Jurisdiction and Practice of Those Courts in the Admeasurement of Dower.

By: Willard, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Gould, Law Bookseller: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1930707

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine, corners, and hinges reinforced with leather & cloth, ink name handwritten & stamped on front endpapers. 1859 Full-Leather. xxiv, 592 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, red leather spine label, gilt titles. A legal reference regarding the administration of wills in New York State. View more info

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Dr. John Williams' Last Legacy, and Useful Family Guide.

By: Williams, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: [S. Wilder]: 1827

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2012658

Condition: Good


Third edition. Top corner stained, edges rubbed with minor loss from edge of final page, pages toned, one gathering loosening. 1827 Soft Cover. 24 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Sewn binding. A medical guide designed for use by families, offering herbal remedies for such common ailments as colic, stiff joints, hooping cough, consumption, dropsy, etc. Hoolihan 3797.1: This 1827 New York edition of the Last legacy was published separately, and in 1828 was appended to The New-England Farrier, and family physician pubilshed by Josiah Richardson at New Haven. (not included here) Hoolihan, in reference to... View more info

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Fun-Jottings; or, Laughs I Have Taken a Pen To

By: Willis, N. [Nathaniel] Parker

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alden, Beardsley & Co. / Wanzer, Beardsley & Co.: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263035

Condition: Good


First edition, third state (BAL 22822). Boards stained, 1 inch chip from spine head, ink name and date on front endpaper (Fanny S. Lacy, May 23d 1854, Caledonia). 1853 Hard Cover. vi, 371, 4, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of short pieces, including: Larks in Vacation; Meena Dimity; or, Why Mr. Brown Crash Took the Tour; Mrs. Passable Trott; The Spirit-Love of 'Ione S---------'; The Ghost Ball at Congress Hall; Pasquali, the Tailor of Venice; The Widow by Brevet; Nora Mehidy; or, The Strange Road to the Heart of Mr. Hypolet Leathers; The Marquis in Petticoats; Tom Fane and I; The Poet and the Manda... View more info

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Canadian Scenery, Illustrated.

By: Willis, N.P.; Bartlett, W.H.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: James S. Virtue: 1842

Seller ID: 2274986

Condition: Good


Restoration to front joint, boards lightly discolored, tide mark to bottom margin, light foxing throughout, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1842 Hard Cover. Both books bound together in one volume. 128; 116 pp. 4to. Half-leather, gilt titles, marbled endpapers, includes about 120 engraved plates, and a map of the eastern portion of Canada. A companion to American Scenery, published two years earlier. View more info

Image for The Pictorial History of the Great Civil War: Its Causes, Origins, Conduct and Results. Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Its Battles by Land and Sea, with Graphic Descriptions of Heroic Deeds Achieved by Armies and Individuals; Narratives of Personal Adventure; Thrilling Incidents; Daring Exploits; Wonderful Escapes; Life in Camp, Field, and Hospital; Adventures at Sea; Blockade Life, Etc., Etc., Containing Carefully Prepared Biographies of the Leading Generals and Naval Commanders of Both the North and the South.

The Pictorial History of the Great Civil War: Its Causes, Origins, Conduct and Results. Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Its Battles by Land and Sea, with Graphic Descriptions of Heroic Deeds Achieved by Armies and Individuals; Narratives of Personal Adventure; Thrilling Incidents; Daring Exploits; Wonderful Escapes; Life in Camp, Field, and Hospital; Adventures at Sea; Blockade Life, Etc., Etc., Containing Carefully Prepared Biographies of the Leading Generals and Naval Commanders of Both the North and the South.

By: Wilson, John Laird

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The National Publishing Co. / J.R. Jones: 1881

Seller ID: 2291645

Condition: Very Good


Hinges beginning to weaken, edges a bit rubbed, spine gilt mostly rubbed away, pencil name on front endpaper. 1881 Hard Cover. iv, 976, [4] pp. Green cloth, black titles and decorations, gilt embellishments on front board and spine. A fairly early history of the American Civil War, illustrated with engravings of battles and portraits of many leading generals. View more info

Image for The Universal Restoration: Exhibited in a Series of Dialogues, between a Minister and His Friend. Comprehending the Substance of Several Conversations, That the Author Hath Had with Various Persons, both in America and Europe, on That Interesting Subject, Chiefly Designed to Fully State, and Fairly to Answer the Most Common Objections That Are Brought Against it from the Scriptures.

The Universal Restoration: Exhibited in a Series of Dialogues, between a Minister and His Friend. Comprehending the Substance of Several Conversations, That the Author Hath Had with Various Persons, both in America and Europe, on That Interesting Subject, Chiefly Designed to Fully State, and Fairly to Answer the Most Common Objections That Are Brought Against it from the Scriptures.

By: Winchester, Elhanan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Isaiah Thomas, Jun.: 1803

Seller ID: 1998605

Condition: Good


Later edition, with biographical preface. Front joint weak, edges a bit rubbed, minor transfer throughout, ink stamp and pencil name on front endpapers. 1803 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 251, [1] pp. 12mo. Original full leather, red leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. Winchester's most well-known work, originally published in London in 1788. 'To this edition is prefixed, a brief account of the means and manner of the author's embracing these sentiments; intermixed with some sketches of his life during four years.' Winchester began his religious life ... View more info

Image for The Process and Empire of Christ; From His Birth to the End of the Mediatorial Kingdom; A Poem, in Twelve Books.

The Process and Empire of Christ; From His Birth to the End of the Mediatorial Kingdom; A Poem, in Twelve Books.

By: Winchester, Elhanan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: William Fessenden: 1805

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1998609

Condition: Good


First American edition. Two gatherings sprung, one holding at bottom edge, other loose but included. Lightly foxed throughout, ink name and stamp and pencil notes on endpapers, quite old sticker on spine, edges rubbed. 1805 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. 12mo. Original full leather, black leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. A long-form religious poem. Winchester's most well-known work was The Universal Restoration, originally published in London in 1788. Winchester began his religious life as a Baptist, but his 'reading of Sir George Stonehouse's The ... View more info

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Elements of Civil Liberty, or, the Way to Maintain Free Institutions.

By: Wisner, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Andrus, Gauntlett & Co., Printers: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2001393

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Frontispiece & title page foxed, minor loss from spine head & foot. 1853 Hard Cover. vi, 238 pp. 8vo. Original dark brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. A collection of essays on various aspects of American civil liberties, written by the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca, NY (Sabin 104918, referring to one of Wisner's sermons, not offered here). Of particular interest are chapters on the free press and the liquor traffick (from the standpoint of temperance), but other essays raise interesting questions about the role of government that are still timely today. In ... View more info

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An Address on the Occasion of the Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the Pennsylvania Hospital, Delivered June 10th, 1851

By: Wood, George B. [Bacon]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers: 1851

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2026225

Condition: Good


Lacks backstrip, corners rubbed with minor loss of cloth, former copy of Rochester Academy of Medicine via the University of Michigan, donated by the author's sister-in-law (pencil number on title page, '12-16-10 G of Miss Juliana Wood' in pencil in margin of first preface page). R.A.M. bookplate on front endpaper, frontispiece foxed. This copy is also signed by George Wood on the front endpaper, and inscribed to his brother (Juliana's father): 'Richard D Wood / from his brother, / Geo. B. Wood.'. 1851 Hard Cover. 141 pp. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt statue of William Penn pictured on front... View more info

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Trespassers: Showing how the Inhabitants of Earth, Air, and Water are Enabled to Trespass on Domains Not Their Own

By: Wood, Rev. J.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1875

Seller ID: 2289755

Condition: Good


Previously owned by Clyde Grange (labeled as number 33 in his library). Edge wear, spine repaired, bookplate inside front cover, small library stamp throughout. 1875 Hard Cover. 351, [1] pp. 8vo. Illustrations throughout the text. Original green cloth, black and gold design with cover depicting a lizard, beveled edges. CONTENTS: Introduction; Marine and Aquatic Trespassers: The Whales; Dolphins and Sirens; Seals; Reptilian Water Trespassers; Partial Water Trespassers: Carnivora; Roder Water Trespassers: The Beaver; Pachydermatous Water Trespassers: The Hippopotamus; Marsupial and Monotrematous... View more info

Image for Life Recollections and Opinions of Solomon Jackson Woolley: An Autobiography

Life Recollections and Opinions of Solomon Jackson Woolley: An Autobiography

By: Woolley, Solomon Jackson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cott & Hann: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2164062

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed, spine faded, page ridges & endpapers lightly foxed, minor stain to margin of one portrait. 1881 Hard Cover. 325 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped black cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Frontispiece of author, portrait of author's wife in text. A memoir of the author's various entrepreneurial efforts, along with comments regarding some of his contemporaries, including Sam Houston and Zachary Taylor. View more info

Image for Historical Memoirs of My Own Time. in Two Volumes. Part the First, from 1772 to 1780. Part the Second, from 1781 to 1784.

Historical Memoirs of My Own Time. in Two Volumes. Part the First, from 1772 to 1780. Part the Second, from 1781 to 1784.

By: Wraxall, N. William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand. / J.M'Creery, Printer: 1815

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289839

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front joint of first volume neatly repaired by previous owner, spines toned and a bit dried, owner bookplate of Sir Robert Johnson Eden on front endpaper of first volume, a few pages lightly foxed, minimal marginalia on just a couple pages. 1815 Full-Leather. iv, 549, [3]; 583, [5] pp. 8vo. Full calf, black morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules, marbled edges and endpapers. Wraxall references intent for a third volume in the preface, but this would not be published until 1818. After receiving some sort of education in Bristol, he was sent to Bombay in 1769 with the East In... View more info

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General Scott (Great Commanders) [Winfield]

By: Wright, Marcus J.; Wilson, James Grant

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1894

Seller ID: 2282969

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, minor loss from spine head, rear hinge just starting, ink name (Mortimer Adler) date (June '94) on front flyleaf (sadly, this is not THE Mortimer [J.] Adler; he was born eight years later). 1894 Hard Cover. xii, [2], 349, [7] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece of Winfield Scott, five battlefield maps in text. A biography of the military commander who served in the War of 1812, and as Commanding General of the United States Army during the Mexican War and the early days of the American Civil War. He was a presidential candidate for the Whig party in the 1850s, and the first to earn the rank lie... View more info

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Medical Thermometry, and Human Temperature

By: Wunderlich, C.A.; Seguin, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1998689

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny restoration mark to spine head, Rochester Academy of Medicine bookplate on front endpaper, bottom corner faintly bumped, ink name on front flyleaf. 1871 Hard Cover. viii, 280 pp. 8vo. An abridgment by Edward Seguin of 'On the Temperature in Diseases, of which Fielding H. Garrison said This classic work on temperature in disease laid the foundation of modern knowledge regarding clinical thermometry. Garrison has said of Wunderlich that he 'found fever a disease and left it a symptom.' (Garrison-Morton 2677) This edition also includes Seguin's 'Suggestions on Thermometry and ... View more info

Image for Museum of Antiquity - A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, the Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.

Museum of Antiquity - A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, the Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.

By: Yaggy, L.W.; Haines, T.L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Western Publishing House: 1883

Seller ID: 2289503

Condition: Good


Rear board and last few pages stained, front hinge just starting. 1883 Half-Leather. 944 pp. 8vo. Original half leather, brown cloth boards, gilt titles & decorations, marbled page ridges, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, engraved plates and inset illustrations throughout text. An overview of ancient life, with chapters on Pompeii, Troy, Nineveh and Babylon, the Bible, and treating subjects such as the Coliseum, musical instruments, domestic utensils, agriculture, painting and sculpture, literature, and funerary practices. View more info

Image for Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

By: Young, Ann Eliza; Gough, John B.; Livermore, Mary A.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dustin, Gilman & Co.: 1876

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283767

Condition: Good


Second edition. 1 inch tear to spine head, front joint beginning to split, corners a bit rubbed, frontispiece a bit foxed, a few pages lightly soiled. 1876 Full-Leather. 605, [1] pp. 8vo. A memoir by the wife of Mormon leader Brigham Young, condemning the religion in general, and the practice of polygamy in particular. View more info

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Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

By: Young, Ann Eliza; Gough, John B.; Livermore, Mary A.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dustin, Gilman & Co.: 1876

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2286940

Condition: Good


Second edition. Rebacked with new endpapers, original backstrip laid down, a couple pages lightly smudged. 1876 Hard Cover. 605, [1] pp. 8vo. A memoir by the wife of Mormon leader Brigham Young, condemning the religion in general, and the practice of polygamy in particular. View more info

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Voyage in Italie Pendant l'Annee 1789

By: Young, Arthur; Soules, Francois

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Chez J.-J. Fuchs, Libraire: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198755

Condition: Near Fine


First French edition. Boards lightly rubbed with corners just beginning to rub through, scattered light foxing in text, small contemporary owner bookplate (Buri) and larger modern bookplate on front endpaper. 1796 Half-Leather. vii, [1], 376 pp. 8vo. A late 18th century Italian travelogue, translated into French from the original English by Francois Soules, who also translated Young's 'Voyages in France'. Young was a writer on the subjects of agriculture, economics, social statistics, and an activist for farm workers' rights. His social and political writings were also well-respected, and i... View more info