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Image for Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

By: Begy, Joseph A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison: 1889

Seller ID: 2045484

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked - new red cloth over original marbled boards, with new endpapers. Boards rubbed,. 1889 Hard Cover. 258, 1-13, 16 pp. (fourteen pages of terminal ads, paginated incorrectly). A collection of recipes for the creation of various toiletries such as toothpaste, skin cream, tonics for baldness, perfumes and colognes, remedies for burns and other injuries, and household cleaners. Quite scarce - five in OCLC, no auction records. Hoolihan 287. View more info

Image for Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

By: Begy, Joseph A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison: 1889

Seller ID: 2072371

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed and faded, minimal loss from spine foot, pencil name on verso of front endpaper. 1889 Hard Cover. 258, 1-13, 16 pp. (fourteen pages of terminal ads, paginated incorrectly). 8vo. A collection of recipes for the creation of various toiletries such as toothpaste, skin cream, tonics for baldness, perfumes and colognes, remedies for burns and other injuries, and household cleaners. Quite scarce - five in OCLC, no auction records. Hoolihan 287. View more info

Image for The Sources of Health and Disease in Communities; or, Elementary Views of 'Hygiene,' Illustrating its Importance to Legislators, Heads of Families, &c.

The Sources of Health and Disease in Communities; or, Elementary Views of 'Hygiene,' Illustrating its Importance to Legislators, Heads of Families, &c.

By: Belinaye, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Allen and Ticknor: 1833

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2072620

Condition: Good


First American edition. Rebound with new endpapers. First two gatherings stained. 1833 Hard Cover. vii, 160 pp. 12mo. A medical treatise by the surgeon to the Duchess of Kent, offering some theories about possible causes of the spread of disease. View more info

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Four 1773 Georgian Prints: Fortification Plates CXXVII, CXCVII, CXCVIII, CXCIX

By: Bell, A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: A. Bell: 1773

Seller ID: 1665530

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. Exceptional examples. 1773 Print. Four Georgian engravings, matted to 10 7 3/8 and presented on a single large mat (25 1/4 x 19 1/4). This group of prints illustrates well the use of star shaped fortifications, which became the standard in response to the extensive use of artillery beginning in the 15th century. Also pictured are diagrams of a catapult and a rather crude ballista, an example of a keep with several curtain walls, and a diagram of the foundation of a typical wall. View more info

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Observations on Italy.

By: Bell, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Wells and Lilly: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198798

Condition: Good


First American edition. Rebacked with plain brown cloth, new headband, endpapers, and flyleaves. Boards lightly foxed with minor internal chip to paper on rear board, a few text pages lightly foxed. 1826 Hard Cover. xii, 331 pp. 8vo. A 19th century Italian travelogue [o]n Milan, Florence, Rome and Naples, in 1817-18, by the Scottish anatomist and fellow of the Royal Academy of Surgeons who is considered an innovator in the field of vascular surgery (Pine-Coffin 8178. This work is based on a journey to Italy Bell undertook as an effort to improve his health following a fall from his horse. His ... View more info

Image for Benedict's Treatise: Containing a Summary of the Jurisdiction, Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace in the State of New York, Adapted to the Code of Procedure in Civil Cases, Also, A Practical Treatise on their Jurisdiction, Duties and Authority in Criminal Cases [with] 1861 Jury Summons

Benedict's Treatise: Containing a Summary of the Jurisdiction, Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace in the State of New York, Adapted to the Code of Procedure in Civil Cases, Also, A Practical Treatise on their Jurisdiction, Duties and Authority in Criminal Cases [with] 1861 Jury Summons

By: Benedict, J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alden, Beardsley & Co. / Wanzer, Beardsley & Co.: 1852

Seller ID: 2199440

Condition: Good


1861 Jury Summons laid in. Boards rubbed, endpapers and a few text pages foxed. 1852 Full-Leather. 745 pp. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6. Original beige leather, black & maroon leather spine panels, gilt titles & rules. A comprehensive overview of the duties of Justices of the Peace in New York State in the mid-nineteenth century. View more info

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A Natural History of Animals.

By: Bigland, John

Price: $250.00

Publisher: John Grigg: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289778

Condition: Good


First edition. Includes color leopard frontispiece, color fox vignette title page, and all ten color plates. Boards a bit rubbed, closed tears to fore edge of some pages, lightly foxed throughout, image of a wolf stamped on rear paste-down endpaper. 1828 Half-Leather. 189, [5] pp. 12mo. Leather spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, paper over boards. An illustrated natural history of animals focusing solely on quadrupeds. View more info

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A Natural History of Animals.

By: Bigland, John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: John Grigg: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289779

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks buffalo color plate, includes color leopard frontispiece, color fox vignette title, and other nine color plates. Rebacked with new cloth and end sheets, with original leather backstrip laid down. Boards rubbed, foxed throughout. 1828 Half-Leather. 189, [5] pp. 12mo. Leather spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, paper over boards. An illustrated natural history of animals focusing solely on quadrupeds. View more info

Image for Minnesota; Its Character and Climate. Likewise Sketches of Other Resorts Favorable to Invalids; together with Copious Notes on Health; also Hints to Tourists and Emigrants.

Minnesota; Its Character and Climate. Likewise Sketches of Other Resorts Favorable to Invalids; together with Copious Notes on Health; also Hints to Tourists and Emigrants.

By: Bill, Ledyard

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Wood & Holbrook: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012770

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge faintly stained, boards lightly rubbed. 1871 Hard Cover. 205, [9] pp. 12mo. Brown pebbled cloth, gilt titles. Woodcut frontispiece of 'Minnehaha, Laughing Water'. Hoolihan 323: 'By general consent,' Bill informs us, 'Minnesota has enjoyed a superior reputation for climate, soil, and scenery beyond that of any other state in the Union, with, perhaps, a single exception [i.e., Florida]'. Bill gives particular attention to Minnesota's reputation as a resort for consumptives. He attributes the salubrious effect of the state's climate on those suffering from pulmonary tuberc... View more info

Image for Voyage Fait par Ordre de l'Imperatrice de Russie Catherine II, Dans le Nord de la Russia Asiatique, Dans la Mer Glaciale, Dans la Mer d'Anadyr, et sur les Cotes de l'Amerique, Depuis 1785 Jusqu'en 1794, in Two Volumes.

Voyage Fait par Ordre de l'Imperatrice de Russie Catherine II, Dans le Nord de la Russia Asiatique, Dans la Mer Glaciale, Dans la Mer d'Anadyr, et sur les Cotes de l'Amerique, Depuis 1785 Jusqu'en 1794, in Two Volumes.

By: Billings, Commodore [Joseph]; Sauer, M. [Martin]; Castera, J.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Chez F. Buisson, Imprimeur-Libraire: 1802

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289768

Condition: Very Good


First French translation of the work published in English the same year. Lacks the large atlas volume. Rebound with new end sheets. Bottom corner torn from last text page in first volume (no loss of text), faintly foxed throughout. 1802 Hard Cover. xxiv, 385, [1]; 418 pp. 8vo. French text. An account of Commodore Joseph Billings's expedition in search of a northeast passage on behalf of Catherine the Great (1785-1794), which resulted in significant advances in maps of Siberia, Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, Prince William Sound, etc. View more info

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The American Revolution, Including Also the Beauties of American History.

By: Blake, J.L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Derby & Jackson: 1856

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2292194

Condition: Very Good


First thus (Sabin 5783). Edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners, 1 inch internal closed tear to spine cloth, tide mark to bottom margin of first and last few pages. 1856 Hard Cover. 252, viii, 9-252 pp. 8vo. Two books in one volume. Engraved frontispieces for both works, engraved title page and cuts for 'Beauties'. Only 9 copies of 1856 printing - which was the first to include Beauties of American History - in OCLC. Includes biographical sketches of Daniel Boone, Samuel Adams, Abigail Adams, General Robert E. Lee, Martha Washington, and the Marquis de Lafayette, as well as accounts of fa... View more info

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Reminiscences of Court and Diplomatic Life, in Two Volumes

By: Bloomfield, Georgiana Baroness

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co.: 1883

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2283734

Condition: Very Good


Sixth edition. Front hinge of first volume just beginning to loosen, owner bookplate (H.H.B.) on front endpaper of each volume, first few leaves of first volume a bit foxed. 1883 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. xi, [1], 341, [3], 38; vii, [1], 348 pp. 8vo. A biography by a British courtier who served as maid of honor to Queen Victoria, and later became a diplomat's wife. Her marriage brought her to the courts at St. Petersburg, Berlin, and Vienna. Includes three portraits and six illustrations from original sketches by the author. View more info

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The Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio. in Three Volumes. [Decameron]

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Guglielmo Pickering: 1825

Seller ID: 2281490

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, spine labels mostly absent, minor splits to spine heads and feet along joints, first gathering of volume 1 (free endpaper, flyleaf, and half-title page) loose but included. An attractive set that could be beautiful with some minor restorations. 1825 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. cxxxv, [1], 228, [2]; [229]-586, [2]; [587]-967, [3] pp. 8vo. Full sheep, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and decorations, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Italian text. Boccaccio's 14th century collection of 100 stories, controversial at the... View more info

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Caesar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century

By: Boisgilbert, Edmund (Donnelly, Ignatius)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: F.J. Schulte & Company: 1891

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 1688262

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing, released one year after first edition. Boards slightly rubbed, paper along front hinge split, hinge itself holding strongly, pages toned. 1891 Hard Cover. 367 pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & decoration. One of the first dystopian novels written in the English language. First published in 1890, just three years after Bellamy's classic utopia Looking Backward, this work can be seen as a reaction to Bellamy, as well as to the political climate of the day. It illuminates injustices and social inequalities that exist in civilizations focused on technological progress and the purs... View more info

Image for Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

By: Bonapart, Napoleon; de Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet; Phipps, R.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1889

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2265359

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper, boards lightly rubbed. 1889 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. xl, [2], 401, [3]; xiv, 408, [2]; xiii, [1], 397, [3]; viii, 434, [4] pp. The memoirs of French general and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Includes prefaces to the 1836 and 1885 editions. View more info

Image for Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

By: Bonaparte, Napoleon; de Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet; Phipps, R.W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 2283702

Condition: Good


Bindings shaken with some repairs, ink gift note on front endpaper of each volume. 1889 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. xl, [2], 401, [3]; xiv, 408, [2]; xiii, [1], 397, [3]; viii, 434, [4] pp. The memoirs of French general and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Includes prefaces to the 1836 and 1885 editions. View more info

Image for Life Sketches of Executive Officers, and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York Vol. III [3]

Life Sketches of Executive Officers, and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York Vol. III [3]

By: Boone, H.H.; Cook, Theodore P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers: 1870

Seller ID: 2199732

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper ('Miss Mary E. Husbands, Christmas Present, December 25. AD 1875, From her affectionate Father.'). Pencil note on base of frontispiece noting date of Hoffman's death. 1870 Hard Cover. 351 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Frontispiece of John T. Hoffman, New York's twenty-third Governor. Biographical sketches of New York State Legislators. View more info

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Life Sketches of Executive Officers, and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York Vol. III [3]

By: Boone, H.H.; Cook, Theodore P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers: 1870

Seller ID: 2275133

Condition: Very Good


Front matter foxed. 1870 Hard Cover. 351, [3] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Frontispiece of John T. Hoffman, New York's twenty-third Governor. Biographical sketches of New York State Legislators. View more info

Image for American Civil War Manuscript Document: Monthly Return of Clothing, Camp and Garrison Equipage, Completed by First Lieutenant Henry Bose on Behalf of the 41st Regiment of New York Volunteers on October 4, 1864 (No. 51)

American Civil War Manuscript Document: Monthly Return of Clothing, Camp and Garrison Equipage, Completed by First Lieutenant Henry Bose on Behalf of the 41st Regiment of New York Volunteers on October 4, 1864 (No. 51)

By: Bose, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1864

Seller ID: 2195664

Condition: Very Good


Lightly soiled, two horizontal creases (this was likely sent in an envelope, not included here), with splits beginning at fore-edge of these and along vertical fold. 1864 Unbound. 4 pp. Two folded sheets, unbound. The 41st NY Volunteers were part of the 11th Corps, and nicknamed Dekalbs Zouaves. They took part in the Battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, were in the reserves during the first Battle of Bull Run, and fought in Second Bull Run. This document was completed shortly after the regiment joined the Army of the Shenandoah (September 27, 1864), but describes equipment received dur... View more info

Image for An Inquiry into the Cause of Natural Death, or Death from Old Age. Developing a New and Certain Method of Preventing the Consolidation or Ossification of the Body, and of Thus Indefinitely Prolonging Vigorous, Elastic, and Buoyant Health; and of Rendering Parturition Easy and Safe.

An Inquiry into the Cause of Natural Death, or Death from Old Age. Developing a New and Certain Method of Preventing the Consolidation or Ossification of the Body, and of Thus Indefinitely Prolonging Vigorous, Elastic, and Buoyant Health; and of Rendering Parturition Easy and Safe.

By: Bostwick, Homer

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Stringer and Townsend: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012774

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards stained along fore-edge, ink name on front endpapers. 1851 Hard Cover. viii, 152 pp. 12mo. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Bostwick attributes aging's deleterious effects on the body to 'calcareous earthy matter' derived from food and drink that virtually hardens the tendons, ligaments, heart, muscles, blood vessels, etc. until the entire body, 'once elastic, healthy, active and lively... becomes rigid, diseased, feeble'. 'Life is extinguished by successive gradations,' Bostwick observes, 'and death is the last term in the succession.' Bostwick maintains that phos... View more info

Image for The Great Rebellion: Its Secret History, Rise, Progress, and Disastrous Failure.

The Great Rebellion: Its Secret History, Rise, Progress, and Disastrous Failure.

By: Botts, John Minor

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285908

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Sabin 6828). Pencil name on front flyleaf, one gathering sprung but holding firmly, minor blemishes to corners. 1866 Hard Cover. xxviii, [29]-402, 2, 2, [6] pp. 12mo. Green cloth, gilt titles and rules, brown endpapers. A contemporary account of the American Civil War, written by a Virginian politician who supported the Unionist cause, despite his ownership of slaves who worked on his plantation. He was imprisoned for his beliefs in 1862. View more info

Image for Regimental History of the First New York Dragoons (Originally the 130th N.Y. Vol. [Volunteer] Infantry) During Three Years of Active Service in the Great Civil War

Regimental History of the First New York Dragoons (Originally the 130th N.Y. Vol. [Volunteer] Infantry) During Three Years of Active Service in the Great Civil War

By: Bowen, J.R.; Flint, J.N.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Published by the Author: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265410

Condition: Good


Former library copy, with their stamp on page ridges, stamp and bookplate inside. Front free endpaper removed, boards a bit soiled, spine toned. 1900 Hard Cover. x, 464, [2] pp. 8vo. A history of the cavalry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War, which fought in 64 battles, and captured 19 pieces of artillery and four Confederate battle flags. View more info

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The Bear Hunters of the Rocky Mountains.

By: Bowman, Anne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1870

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271893

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine faded. 1870 Hard Cover. iv, 474, [4] pp. 8vo. No date, circa 1870 printing of a work first published in 1860 in London. A novel of adventure in the American west, following a group of immigrants as they seek their fortunes and explore the untamed frontier. View more info

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The Life of General William T. [Tecumseh] Sherman

By: Boyd, James P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Publishers' Union: 1891

Seller ID: 2266387

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners, minor loss of gilt from spine and front board, small light spot on rear board. 1891 Hard Cover. 608 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black & gilt decorations, black titles, decorated endpapers. Frontispiece of Sherman, illustrations, including maps of Vicksburg & Port Hudson and Chattanooga & Vicinity, throughout text. William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outst... View more info

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The Life of General William T. [Tecumseh] Sherman

By: Boyd, James P.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Publishers' Union: 1891

Seller ID: 2290750

Condition: Near Fine


Gilt on spine a bit faded. 1891 Hard Cover. 608 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black & gilt decorations, black titles, decorated endpapers. Frontispiece of Sherman, illustrations, including maps of Vicksburg & Port Hudson and Chattanooga & Vicinity, throughout text. William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of... View more info

Image for The Flower-Garden; or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are described All the Various Hardy Herbaceous Perennials, Annuals, Shrubby Plants, and Evergreen Trees, Desirable for Ornamental Purposes, with Directions for Their Cultivation.

The Flower-Garden; or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are described All the Various Hardy Herbaceous Perennials, Annuals, Shrubby Plants, and Evergreen Trees, Desirable for Ornamental Purposes, with Directions for Their Cultivation.

By: Breck, Joseph

Price: $75.00

Publisher: John P. Jewett & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292004

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Corners lightly rubbed, ink name and small dealer bookplate on front endpaper, three small corrections/additions to table of contents in pencil. 1851 Hard Cover. xii, [13]-336 pp. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles, engraved frontispiece. A guide to the planting and care of flowers, hardy trees, shrubs, and other plants, with some mention of insects and other creatures harmful to their cultivation. A categorized alphabetical index precedes the text, and includes mention of a recipe for whale oil soap. View more info

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Remarks on the Influence of Mental Cultivation and Mental Excitement upon Health.

By: Brigham, Amariah

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lea and Blanchard: 1845

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2039743

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Corners rubbed, rear board lightly soiled, lightly foxed. 1845 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 204 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Black cloth, gilt titles. A work discussing the physical and mental education of females. Hoolihan 411: The third American edition includes the notes added to the Glasgow and London editions by their editors Robert Macnish and James Simpson. From Hoolihan's description of the 1833 original: In Sections V-VIII Brigham extends his study of mental overstimulation to the population as a whole, and adds heart disease and dyspeps... View more info

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Jane Eyre

By: Bronte, Charlotte (Bell, Currer)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292787

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Spine faded, edges a bit rubbed, ink gift note on front endpaper dated 1907, rear hinge just beginning to weaken. ix, 464 pp. 16mo. Half-leather: green leather spine and corners, decorative paper over boards with matching endpapers, gilt titles and fleur de lis decorations on spine, top edge gilt, engraved frontispiece by O. Grosch (Oscar Edward Grosch). Jane Eyre (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published on 16 October 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, under the pen name Currer Bell.... View more info

Image for Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged; with Examples for Parsing, Questions for Examination, False Syntax for Correction, Exercises for Writing, Observations for the Advanced Student, and a Key to the Oral Exercises: Stereotype Edition

Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged; with Examples for Parsing, Questions for Examination, False Syntax for Correction, Exercises for Writing, Observations for the Advanced Student, and a Key to the Oral Exercises: Stereotype Edition

By: Brown, Goold

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Samuel S. & William Wood, No. 261, Pearl Street: 1844

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2133088

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with minor loss from spine label, lightly stained throughout, rear free endpaper removed, pencil notes on endpapers. 1844 Full-Leather. 13, xiv, 311, [1] pp. 12mo. Originally published in 1825, this 1844 stereotype edition is the first printing of this work to include endorsements preceding the title page, among which is one from Edgar Allan Poe, taken from the March 1842 issue of Pioneer, stating, 'A work perhaps the very best of its kind, and of which the accuracy is far more than usual.' FULL TITLE: Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged; with Examples for Parsin... View more info

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Life on the Lagoons

By: Brown, Horatio [Robert] F. [Forbes]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rivingtons: 1900

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2198746

Condition: Near Fine


Third edition. Ink name and date on half-title page, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [vi], 297, 31, [1] pp. 8vo. A history and topography of the area surrounding Venice, by the Scottish historian specializing in Italian history, and best known for his Calendar of State Papers (Venetian). Based in part on journeys undertaken with Brown's friend, and fellow Italian historian, John Addington Symonds. Black-and-white illustrations. View more info