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Image for The Life of General William T. [Tecumseh] Sherman

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 ser... 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 Section... 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... 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-... View more info

Image for The Self-Interpreting Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha, Concordance and Marginal References, Conformable to the Standard of the American Bible Society, with an Introduction; Illustrations; a Summary of the Several Books; an Analysis of Each Chapter; a Paraphrase and Evangelical Reflections upon the Most Important Passages; and Numerous Explanatory Notes; and the Text More Fully Elucidated by Many Thousand Explanatory and Critical Notes, and Introduction Observations on Each Book; also a Complete Dictionary of the Holy Bible, Including All Important Words, Illustrated by More Than Six Hundred Fine Engravings and Many Maps. [New Illustrated Edition of Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible (with) Watts' Psalms of David in Metre (with) An Introduction to the Right Understanding of the Word of God (with) Introduction to the Study of the Bible (with) An Illuminated Marriage Certificate. An Illuminated Lord's Prayer; also an Illuminated Ten Commandments. a Register of Marriages, Birthds, Deaths, and Memoranda. A Photographic Album with Sixteen Openings for Portraits]

The Self-Interpreting Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha, Concordance and Marginal References, Conformable to the Standard of the American Bible Society, with an Introduction; Illustrations; a Summary of the Several Books; an Analysis of Each Chapter; a Paraphrase and Evangelical Reflections upon the Most Important Passages; and Numerous Explanatory Notes; and the Text More Fully Elucidated by Many Thousand Explanatory and Critical Notes, and Introduction Observations on Each Book; also a Complete Dictionary of the Holy Bible, Including All Important Words, Illustrated by More Than Six Hundred Fine Engravings and Many Maps. [New Illustrated Edition of Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible (with) Watts' Psalms of David in Metre (with) An Introduction to the Right Understanding of the Word of God (with) Introduction to the Study of the Bible (with) An Illuminated Marriage Certificate. An Illuminated Lord's Prayer; also an Illuminated Ten Commandments. a Register of Marriages, Birthds, Deaths, and Memoranda. A Photographic Album with Sixteen Openings for Portraits]

By: Brown, John; Cooke, Henry; Rawson, A.L. (Albert Leighton)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: American Bible Publishing Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 2263373

Condition: Good


Leather rubbed and dried along spine edges, split beginning at base of front joint, lower clasp missing, text pages somewhat fragile and lightly toned. 1880 Full-Leather. viii, [9]-130; [4], [1]-8; 1-1059, [1]; [10], [1]-78, [24]; 1063-1379, [1]; 1-10, [12], 1-60, [2], 1-23, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. A nicely decorated pulpit Bible with debossed boards, gilt titles and decorations, including gilt turn-ins. Numerous illustrations throughout reproduced from works by artists such a... View more info

Image for The North East View of Conway Castle, in the County of Caernarvon -- Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 372

The North East View of Conway Castle, in the County of Caernarvon -- Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 372

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662296

Condition: Near Fine


About fine, with no marks or wear to the image. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. A hand colored second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1742, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in ... View more info

Image for The North East View of Warwick Castle - Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 306

The North East View of Warwick Castle - Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 306

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662297

Condition: Near Fine


About fine. Image clean & unmarked. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. Second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1729, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in 1774, was available bound i... View more info

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Little Crumbs for Little Chickens. Written for the Mass. S.S. Society, and Approved by the Committee of Publication

By: Bullard, Asa

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society: 1865

Seller ID: 2098880

Condition: Fair


Corners rubbed with minor loss, binding shaken with several loose gatherings, several pages lightly soiled, a few pages with tears to bottom margin. 1865 Small Hard Cover. viii, 160 pp. An early educational picture book, which according to the preface is designed for very young children, and intended for use in Sunday school. View more info

Image for Athens: Its Rise and Fall; with Views of the Literature, Philosophy, and Social Life of the Athenian People, in Two Volumes.

Athens: Its Rise and Fall; with Views of the Literature, Philosophy, and Social Life of the Athenian People, in Two Volumes.

By: Bulwer, Edward Lytton [Bulwer-Lytton, Edward]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1837

Seller ID: 2164522

Condition: Fair


Spines faded, top corner of vol. 2 stained, 'Library of 'The Union'' bookplates on front endpapers, ink name & number on front endpapers, lightly foxed throughout. 1837 Hard Cover. xi, 275; vi, 324, 12 pp. 8vo. A history of ancient Greece by the author of The Last Days of Pompeii. View more info

Image for The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream: Wherein is Discovered the Manner of His Setting Out, His Dangerous Journey and Safe Arrival at the Desired Country (Honor Books Series)

The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream: Wherein is Discovered the Manner of His Setting Out, His Dangerous Journey and Safe Arrival at the Desired Country (Honor Books Series)

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1871

Seller ID: 2207836

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil gift note on front endpaper ('To Jennie from her Pastor, Rev McAustice, 1873'), fore-edge corners slightly exposed. 1871 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt spine panels with title in relief, black blind-stamped decorations. Engraved frontispiece, three smaller engravings precede text. Two-column format. Religious allegory by John Bunyan, at one time second only to the Bible in popularity. It is a symbolic vi... View more info

Image for The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream [with] The Life of Bunyan, or Grace Abounding

The Pilgrim's Progress: From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream [with] The Life of Bunyan, or Grace Abounding

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: American Tract Society: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266386

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded, owner bookplate and pencil name and date on front endpapers, first couple pages foxed. 1890 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 651, [3] pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and decorations, engraved frontispiece and illustrations. Pilgrim's Progress bound together with The Life of Bunyan; or, Grace Abounding. Religious allegory by John Bunyan, at one time second only to the Bible in popularity. It is a symbolic vision of the pilgrimage... View more info

Image for The Pilgrim's Progress [From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream] [with] A Life of Bunyan

The Pilgrim's Progress [From This World to That Which is to Come, Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream] [with] A Life of Bunyan

By: Bunyan, John; Southey, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1837

Seller ID: 2281663

Condition: Good


An early edition of Bunyan's famous work paired with Robert Southey's biography of Bunyan, which according to our research was first published in 1830. Once loaned to a ship's crew (stamp on decorative title page states 'Loaned to the Crew by The American Seamen's Friend Society, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York 10, N.Y.'). Edges rubbed, 1 inch tear to spine head, front free endpaper loose but included, endpapers foxed. 1837 Hard Cover. 348, [4] pp. 8vo. Pebbled cloth, gilt ti... View more info

Image for A Prospect of the Colleges in Cambridge in New England Engraved by Wm. Burgis in 1726 [Colleges]

A Prospect of the Colleges in Cambridge in New England Engraved by Wm. Burgis in 1726 [Colleges]

By: Burgis, Wm. [William]; Andrews, William Loring

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1897

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2163501

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Bookplate on front endpaper, gatefold frontispiece loose but included. 1897 Hard Cover. 38 pp. 4to. 1897 reissue of 1726 original. A collection of early images of Harvard University, originally produced in 1726, and re-released here with descriptive text, including correspondence between Thomas Hollis and former Harvard President E. Holyoke. View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of Robert Burns; with Memoir, Prefatory Notes, and a Complete Marginal Glossary.

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns; with Memoir, Prefatory Notes, and a Complete Marginal Glossary.

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: John S. Marr: 1865

Seller ID: 2207837

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1865. Rebound some time ago in full morocco with gilt titles and decorations, as well as blind-stamped devices in the spine compartments and at the board corners, original marbled endpapers retained. Possibly a personalized binding -- 'ELLA' appears in gilt at the base of the spine. Boards lightly smudged, front and end matter foxed and lightly stained, pencil owner information on front flyleaf ('Ms William W. Wilsom & Cos Book, Meadville, Crawford County,... View more info

Image for Burt's Illustrated Guide of the Connecticut Valley, Containing Descriptions of Mount Holyoke, Mount Mansfield, White Mountains, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Willoughby, Montreal, Quebec, &c.

Burt's Illustrated Guide of the Connecticut Valley, Containing Descriptions of Mount Holyoke, Mount Mansfield, White Mountains, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Willoughby, Montreal, Quebec, &c.

By: Burt, Henry M.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: New England Publishing Company: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2193803

Condition: Fair


Boards stained and warped, pages lightly stained throughout (does not obscure text), spine cocked, fold-out map preceding text included. A good candidate for rebinding. 1866 Hard Cover. vi, 235, [5] pp. 8vo. Two duotone color plates, engraved illustrations throughout. Fold-out map of Connecticut Valley precedes text. Includes early railroad timetables, accounts of towns, landscapes, railroads, churches, bridges, and other points of interest. Ads bound in following text. View more info

Image for The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, in Twelve Volumes (Library Edition) [A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, Now Entituled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Introduction, Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men, and a Terminal Essay upon the History of the Nights]

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, in Twelve Volumes (Library Edition) [A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, Now Entituled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Introduction, Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men, and a Terminal Essay upon the History of the Nights]

By: Burton, R.F. [Richard Francis]; Smithers, Leonard C.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: H.S. Nichols & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 2282238

Condition: Near Fine


First Smithers edition, also called the Library Edition (Penzler p. 117-123). Minor cosmetic wear, ink name on front endpaper of each volume, front hinge of first volume just beginning to weaken. 1894 Hard Cover. Complete in twelve volumes, a reissue of the 1885 Benares edition (which was printed by the Kamashastra Society for private subscribers only), edited by Leonard C. Smithers. 8vo. According to the preface, In Lady Burton's edition, which was a reprint of the firs... View more info

Image for A Zigzag [Zig-Zag] Journey in the Sunny South; or, Wonder Tales of Early American History. A Visit to the Scenes and Associations of the Early American Settlements in the Southern States and the West Indies.

A Zigzag [Zig-Zag] Journey in the Sunny South; or, Wonder Tales of Early American History. A Visit to the Scenes and Associations of the Early American Settlements in the Southern States and the West Indies.

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat: 1887

Seller ID: 1864936

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with loss from spine & corners, front free endpaper removed, hinges loosening.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1887 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. Original color-illustrated paper over boards, illustrated endpapers, engravings throughout text. Late 19th century travel writing, part of The Zig-Zag Series, this volume focusing on journeys in the American South and the West Indies. View more info

Image for An Account of the Late Revolution in New-England. Together with the Declaration of the Gentlemen, Merchants, and Inhabitants of Boston, and the Country Adjacent. April 18. 1689. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. I. [1])

An Account of the Late Revolution in New-England. Together with the Declaration of the Gentlemen, Merchants, and Inhabitants of Boston, and the Country Adjacent. April 18. 1689. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. I. [1])

By: Byfield, Nathaniel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin: 1865

Seller ID: 2007785

Condition: Good


Former library copy (Lowell City Library), usual marks. Binding edge corners of pages lightly stained. 1865 Hard Cover. 26, [1] pp. 4to. 8 3/4 x 7 1/8. Rubricated title page, laid paper. 1865 reissue of 1689 original. Numerous blanks follow text. Sabin 9709: Edition, 250 copies, of which 50 are on large paper. No colophon or other indication of limitation. An account of the uprising in Boston against Sir Edmund Andros, governor of the Dominion of New England, who promote... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume [The Illustrated Byron]

By: Byron, Lord (Byron, George Gordon)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.H. Appleton / Leavitt & Allen: 1858

Seller ID: 2270804

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1860. Ink gift note dated 1882 on front endpaper. 1858 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiv, 766 pp. 8vo. Green cloth with beveled edges, titles in relief against gilt decorations, engraved title page with red lettering precedes plain title, engraved plates throughout text. A collection of Lord Byron's verse, with a biographical sketch of the author that also includes a depiction of Byron's tombstone. Byron was a leading figure in... View more info

Image for The Private Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France Navarre to Which are Added Personal Recollections Illustrative of the Reigns of Louis XIV, XV, XVI [with] Autobiographical Memoirs of Madame Campan, First Lady-in-Waiting to Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and Navarre, with Some Records of Her Life and Conversations, in Two Volumes

The Private Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France Navarre to Which are Added Personal Recollections Illustrative of the Reigns of Louis XIV, XV, XVI [with] Autobiographical Memoirs of Madame Campan, First Lady-in-Waiting to Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and Navarre, with Some Records of Her Life and Conversations, in Two Volumes

By: Campan, Jeanne Louise Henriette; Mm. Barriere & Maigne

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Scribner and Welford: 1883

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2283887

Condition: Very Good


New and revised edition. Edges lightly rubbed, bookplates on front endpaper of each indicating these belonged to someone named Salisbury. 1883 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. lxxvi, [2], 397, [1]; ix, [3], 398 pp. 8vo. Brown cloth, gilt titles and black and gold decorations.. Marie Antoinette; born Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna; 2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793) was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution. She was born an Archduchess of Austria and ... View more info

Image for Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale. and Other Poems. [The Pennsylvanian Cottage]

Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale. and Other Poems. [The Pennsylvanian Cottage]

By: Campbell, Thomas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: D. Longworth, Shakspeare-Gallery: 1809

Seller ID: 1928324

Condition: Very Good


Professionally rebacked with brown cloth. Library blind stamps on margins of a few pages, no other library marks. Boards rubbed, pages lightly toned with minimal transfer. 1809 Hard Cover. 132 pp. Early American 8vo edition (July 1809), following the original London 4to edition by just a couple months. Marbled boards. Pages 52 and 57 misnumbered 57 and 52. A Spenserian romantic epic poem, inspired by the massacre in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania, which occurred seve... View more info

Image for Cortez; or the Conquest of Mexico. as Related by a Father to His Children, and Designed for the Instruction of Youth.

Cortez; or the Conquest of Mexico. as Related by a Father to His Children, and Designed for the Instruction of Youth.

By: Campe, J.H. [Joachim Heinrich]; Helme, Elizabeth

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Printed for C. Cradock and W. Joy and P. Norbury: 1811

Seller ID: 2201455

Condition: Fair


Fold-out map included. Front board loose, spine label absent, corners rubbed with minor loss. We have left the binding as is so the book's next owner can have restorations done to his/her specifications. 1811 Full-Leather. iv, 259, [1] pp. 12mo. Original full tree calf. Translated from the German of J.H. Campe (author of the New Robinson Crusoe) by Elizabeth Helme (author of The History of England, Scotland, Rome, &c. &c.), with the translator's last corrections and impr... View more info

Image for The French Revolution: A History. in Three Volumes.

The French Revolution: A History. in Three Volumes.

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: White, Stokes and Allen / Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1888

Seller ID: 2269852

Condition: Very Good


No copyright date, circa 1890. Two volumes repaired at hinges, spines toned, two faint spots on rear board of third volume. 1888 Half-Leather. 366; 388; 430 pp. 16mo. Leather spine & corners, red & brown morocco spine labels, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt, marbled boards & endpapers. The most famous work by the Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian, drawing together numerous sources to provide a detailed picture of the French Revolution. Still considered an ... View more info

Image for A Northern Summer; or, Travels Round the Baltick; through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, and Part of Germany. in the Year 1804.

A Northern Summer; or, Travels Round the Baltick; through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, and Part of Germany. in the Year 1804.

By: Carr, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cady & Eells: 1806

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2285922

Condition: Fair


Second Connecticut edition. Front board loose, front hinge repaired, 'Milford Library No 270.' in black ink on title page. 1806 Full-Leather. x, [11]-330, [4] pp. 12mo. A European travelogue by the itinerant voyager who also wrote The Stranger in Ireland and The Stranger in Paris. Byron referred to him as Europe's wandering star in an unpublished version of Childe Harold. This work first appeared in two volumes in 1805. View more info

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A Journey to Palestine

By: Carradine, B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Christian Witness Company: 1892

Seller ID: 2004829

Condition: Near Fine


Minor wear to corners. 1892 Hard Cover. ii, 489 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles. Photographic plates. A travelogue of an American Methodist minister's time spent in Palestine in the late 1800s. Carradine was a veteran of the American Civil War, and published more than two dozen books, mostly focusing on the concept of sanctification. View more info

Image for Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

By: Carroll, Lewis [Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Lee and Shepard, Boston / Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200523

Condition: Very Good


First American edition ('wade' for 'wabe' on p. 21). Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down (some loss from edges), new end sheets. Boards lightly rubbed and soiled, pencil name and year ('R.P. Blake 1880') on front flyleaf, a number of illustrations colored with pencil by a young reader, some quite nicely done. 1872 Hard Cover. x, [1]-224 pp. 8vo. The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. This first Amer... View more info

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Marcy the Refugee

By: Castlemon, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1529066

Condition: Good


First edition. Front hinge loosening, boards rubbed, pages toned. 1892 Hard Cover. 432 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles Austin Fosdick (September 6, 1842 – August 22, 1915), better known by his nom de plume Harry Castlemon, was a prolific writer of juvenile stories and novels, intended mainly for boys. He was born in Randolph, New York, and received a high school diploma from Central High School in Buffalo, New York. He served in the Union Navy from 1862 to 1865, during t... View more info

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The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha. A New Edition in Four Volumes. [Parts I & II]

By: Cervantes [Saavedra], Miguel de

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hurst, Robinson, and Co., Cheapside: 1820

Seller ID: 2199848

Condition: Good


Rebound in plain blue cloth with gilt titles and rules, new endpapers. One gathering sprung in first volume, front and end matter, plates, and a few text pages foxed. A nice candidate for an elaborate new binding, though we have left this decision to the next owner (please inquire to discuss options for rebinding). 1820 Hard Cover. xx, 371; [iv], 388; [vi], 367; [vi], 436 pp. 16mo. Parts 1 and 2 complete in four volumes. This edition is notable for the engravings from de... View more info

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Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha [Parts I & II in One Volume]

By: Cervantes [Saavedra], Miguel de; Jarvis, Charles

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co.:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2164512

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1880. Spine slightly faded, minimal wear to corners, ink name on front flyleaf. 811 pp. 8vo. Parts 1 and 2 complete in one volume. Original blue cloth, gilt & black decorations design, titles in relief, floral decorative endpapers. Don Quixote (fully titled The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha), is a novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story by inventing a Moorish chronicler for Don Qu... View more info

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Some Effects of the Climate of Italy

By: Chambers, Thomas King

Price: $100.00

Publisher: John Churchill and Sons / J.E. Adlard: 1865

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199185

Condition: Very Good


First edition in book form. Presentation copy - 'With the author's compliments' in ink on front endpaper, owner bookplate on front paste-down, faint stain to board edges. 1865 Hard Cover. 95, [1] pp. 8vo. An examination of the health benefits of the Italian climate, written by a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. From the preface: This small volume contains the substance of a short course of lectures, written during the leisure of an involuntary holiday, delivere... View more info