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Image for The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1864: Embracing Political, Civil, Military, and Social Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry

The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1864: Embracing Political, Civil, Military, and Social Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry

By: D. Appleton & Company

Price: $95.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company: 1865

Seller ID: 2199366

Condition: Very Good


A bit rubbed, lightly foxed throughout but especially on title page. 1865 Full-Leather. 838 pp. 10 x 6 3/4. Gilt titles, marbled endpapers. U.S. Grant portrait frontispiece plus several illustrations & maps. A contemporary account of various events in the news during the Civil War, both within and outside the U.S. Some entries from the Subject Index include: Geographical Explorations and Discoveries, Gun Cotton, British India, Freedom of the Press, Habeas Corpus, Confederate States, Florida, Obituaries, Exchange of Prisoners, Peru, Pneumatic Railway, Spain, Public Documents, etc. View more info

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Pregi di Pisa Compendiati da Alessandrio da Morrona, Patrizio Pisano per Utilita de Culti Cittadini e Forestieri

By: da Morrona, Alessandro

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Dai Torchj di Ranieri Prosperi: 1816

Seller ID: 2199182

Condition: Good


Fold-out included. Wrapper corners slightly curled, a few faint wrapper creases, ink name on front flyleaf, faint stain to margin of a few pages. 1816 Trade Paperback. lii, 252 pp. Buff wrappers, paper spine label. Engraving precedes text, fold-out map of Pisa bound in following text. An early 19th century celebration of the city of Pisa. A street in modern-day Pisa is now named after the author. View more info

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Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour in Several of the American Colonies in 1679-80, Translated from the Original Manuscript in Dutch (Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society. Volume I.)

By: Dankers, Jaspar; Sluyter, Peter; Murphy, Henry C. (Translator)

Price: $160.00

Publisher: The Society [Long Island Historical Society]: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1981951

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Board corners lightly stained, ink name on front endpaper. 1867 Hard Cover. xlvii, 440 pp. 8vo. Twelve plates, including nine fold-outs, following text. Original green cloth, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt. A firsthand account of travels in colonial New York and vicinity, Delaware, the Hudson River, and Boston. One of 1000 octavo copies. Howes M905. View more info

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The Cooper Vignettes. From Drawings By F. O. C. Darley. India Proofs Before Letter.

By: Darley, F.O.C.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: James G. Gregory: 1862

Seller ID: 2267734

Condition: Very Good


Printed on flyleaf is the following text: 'Presented to Chas. Knickerbocker, by the Steel Plate Engravers of the Western Bank Note & Engraving Co. 'as a mark of esteem' and dated 1872, which seems to indicate this volume was custom-bound for Mr. Knickerbocker in that year. Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, reinforcement to edges of first and last few pages. Two photographs and two engravings laid in. Foxed throughout, boards a bit rubbed with some drying along edges, later pencil gift note on front flyleaf dated 1903 presenting the book to J.H. Wilcox from his mother. ... View more info

Image for The Improved American Family Physician; or, Sick Man's Guide to Health: Containing a Complete Theory of the Botanic Practice of Medicine, on the Thomsonian and Hygeian System, with Alterations and Improvements. To which is Appended, A Concise Formula for Compounding Medicines for the Cure of Every Complaint Incident to Human Nature. Also, a Complete Digest of Midwifery, So that the Old Proverb may be verified, that 'Every man may be his own physician.'

The Improved American Family Physician; or, Sick Man's Guide to Health: Containing a Complete Theory of the Botanic Practice of Medicine, on the Thomsonian and Hygeian System, with Alterations and Improvements. To which is Appended, A Concise Formula for Compounding Medicines for the Cure of Every Complaint Incident to Human Nature. Also, a Complete Digest of Midwifery, So that the Old Proverb may be verified, that 'Every man may be his own physician.'

By: Day, L. Meeker

Price: $60.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1833

Seller ID: 2202812

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebacked, new endpapers. Former library copy, only marks are blind-stamp and ink number on title page. Boards rubbed, spotting on a few pages. 1833 Hard Cover. viii, [9]-120 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Two works bound together in one volume. Hoolihan 920: Day was a disciple of both Samuel Thomson and of James Morison (1770-1840), the founder of the Hygeian movement (botanic) in Britain. The bulk of The improved American family physician is extracted (with acknowledgment) from Thomson's writings, with occasional commentary by Day. View more info

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Morocco: Its People and Places

By: De Amicis, Edmondo; Rollin-Tilton, C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2150497

Condition: Good


First edition. A bit musty, ink name & date partially crossed out on front flyleaf. 1882 Hard Cover. v, 374, [2] pp. 8vo. A 19th century overview of Morocco and its citizens, with illustrations throughout text. View more info

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Historical Sketches of Europe, Illustrating Important Events and Characteristic Traits of Celebrated Persons, Accompanied, Each of Them, by One of Professor Nep. Geiger's Original Pen Drawings

By: De Buelow, Jos.; Geiger, Nep.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jos. de Buelow: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2034867

Condition: Fair


Front hinge loose, first couple gatherings beginning to loosen, majority of spine cloth lost, boards rubbed & lightly soiled. 1860 Large Hardcover. 96 pp. 4to. Includes 48 full-page engraved plates from original ink drawings by Professor Nep. Geiger, together with historical sketches of Europe from 70-1826 A.D., compiled and edited by Jos. de Buelow. View more info

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Historical Memoirs of the Emperor Alexander I of the Court of Russia

By: de Choiseul-Gouffier, Madame La Comtesse [Sophie Tisenhaus]; Patterson, Mary Berenice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A.C. McClurg & Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290472

Condition: Good


First American edition. Hinges just beginning to weaken, front and end matter lightly foxed, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. xx, [21]-321, [7] pp. Frontispiece of Alexander I, 4 portrait plates in text. A biography of Emperor Alexander I of Russia, by one of the first female writers in Lithuania. Born into nobility, she married a French nobleman who served under Napoleon after the French invasion of Russia in 1812. View more info

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History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850.

By: De Forest, John W.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Wm. Jas. Hamersley: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2003607

Condition: Good


First edition. Map and woodcuts present. Spine cloth split at rear joint, backstrip loose - easily repaired. Boards rubbed, scattered light foxing. Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on front endpaper. 1851 Hard Cover. xxvi, 509 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders. Includes very detailed table of contents and index, with six appendices following text. Sabin 19292. Howes D216: Best account of these tribes. View more info

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The Memoirs of Baron de Marbot, Late Lieutenant-General in the French Army, in Two Volumes

By: de Marbot, Marcellin; Butler, Arthur John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 2284889

Condition: Very Good


First edition (not to be confused with early reissues, some of which were abridged). Publisher's presentation copy, with their blind stamp on each title page. Frontispieces a bit foxed, owner bookplate of Harry Sutherland on front endpaper of each volume. 1892 Hard Cover. viii, [2], 452, 24; 472 pp. 8vo. Includes three fold-out maps, portraits and maps in text. Translated from the French by Arthur John Butler. A biography of the French lieutenant-general who fought with Napoleon at Waterloo. View more info

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The Odd Number: Thirteen Tales

By: De Maupassant, Guy; Sturges, Jonathan; James, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1889

Seller ID: 2260315

Condition: Near Fine


1908 printing, despite 1889 date on copyright (jacket advertises several works first published in 1908). Near fine in good jacket. A few tears and some loss along jacket corners, jacket toned, jacket flap corners trimmed. xvii, 226 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the French author of the naturalist school. This edition is translated into English by Jonathan Sturges, with an introduction by Henry James. Includes: Happiness; A Coward; The Wolf; The Necklace; The Piece of String; La Mere Sauvage; Moonlight; The Confession; On the Journey; The Beggar; A Ghost; Little Soldier; The Wreck. View more info

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Ethan Allen and the Green-Mountain Heroes of '76., with a Sketch of the Early History of Vermont.

By: De Puy, Henry W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Phinney & Co.: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283789

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Sabin 19651; Howes D-265). Map, frontispiece, and view of Ticonderoga all included. Front matter foxed, a few other pages faintly foxed, corners a bit rubbed. 1853 Hard Cover. xvii, [18]-428 pp. 8vo. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles and decorations on spine. Ethan Allen was a co-founder of the state of Vermont, the leader of the Green Mountain Boys militia organization, and an American Revolutionary War hero best known for capturing Fort Ticonderoga from Benedict Arnold. This biography includes an account of his life, an early history of Vermont, an engraved frontispiece o... View more info

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Klosterheim; or, The Masque.

By: De Quincey, Thomas; Mackenzie, Shelton (Preface)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Whittemore, Niles, and Hall: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1980700

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine & edges faded, front board stained, boards rubbed, pages heavily toned, ink name on title page. 1855 Hard Cover. xxiv, 258 pp. 8vo. Original purple blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. A novel by the author of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, the famous autobiographical account of laudanum addiction. View more info

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Voyage de Deux Artistes en Italie

By: De Spinola, M.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chez Barbou, Imprimeur-Libraire: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199178

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Nicely rebound in beige cloth with gilt titles and new endpapers. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1838 Hard Cover. 283 pp. 12mo. French text. Engraved frontispiece, one engraved plate in text. A 19th century Italian travelogue which includes descriptions of Milan, Turin, Alexandrie, Monza, Pavie, Asti, Genes, Pise, Livourne, Sienne, Florence, Modene, Reggio, Ferrare, Mantone, Peschiera, Verone, Venise, Ancone, Laurette, Rome, and Naples. View more info

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Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1866.

By: Dean, Henry W.; Steel, James E.; Squibb, Edward R.; Boulware, J.R.; McKay, Lawrence; Williams, Peter O.; Rogers, Stephen; Noyes, Henry D.; March, Alden; Gray, John P.; Taylor, Isaac E.; Peaslee, E.R.; Parker, Edward H.; Buck, Gurdon; Gilfillan, William;

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Van Benthuysen & Sons' Steam Printing House.: 1867

Seller ID: 2275128

Condition: Very Good


Lightly foxed throughout, edges a bit rubbed. 1867 Hard Cover. v, [3], 420 pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, with discussions of: embalming; materia medica; carbonaceous lungs; wound of heart; gingival margin as a diagnostic sign; obstetrical statistics; report of a case of gunshot wound of the liver; fibrinous bronchial casts; ophthalmic surgery; biliary calculus; general paresis, or incomplete progressive paralysis; recto-vaginal and recto-labial fistula; retroflexion of the unimpregnated uterus; ether; reparative autoplastic operation; excision; acute enteritis; ch... View more info

Image for The History of the Devil; Containing His Original; A State of His Circumstances; His Conduct, Public and Private; The Various Turns of His Affairs from Adam Down to This Present Time; The Various Methods He Takes to Converse with Mankind; with the Manner of His Making Witches, Wizards, and Conjurers; and How They Sell Their Souls to Him, Etc. Etc.; the Whole Interspersed with Many of the Devil's Adventures. to which is added A Description of the Devil's Dwelling, Called Hell.

The History of the Devil; Containing His Original; A State of His Circumstances; His Conduct, Public and Private; The Various Turns of His Affairs from Adam Down to This Present Time; The Various Methods He Takes to Converse with Mankind; with the Manner of His Making Witches, Wizards, and Conjurers; and How They Sell Their Souls to Him, Etc. Etc.; the Whole Interspersed with Many of the Devil's Adventures. to which is added A Description of the Devil's Dwelling, Called Hell.

By: Defoe, [Daniel]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: C.D. Strong: 1851

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2280586

Condition: Good


Sixth edition. Spine toned, boards soiled and rubbed, endpapers and a couple text pages foxed, minor loss from frontispiece tissue guard, pencil name on front endpaper (Charles Brigand?). 1851 Hard Cover. vii, [2], 10-296 pp. 12mo. Includes engraved frontispiece entitled The Devil at Home. A Presbyterian view of the Devil, whom Defoe believed was a participant in world history. Originally published in 1726 as The Political History of the Devil. Defoe criticizes Milton's Paradise Lost for mistakes concerning Satan's nature and his fall from Heaven. View more info

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A Manual of Physical Diagnosis

By: Delafield, Francis; Stillman, Charles F.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: William Wood: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203739

Condition: Good


First edition. Both illustrations included. Front hinge weakening, pencil name and ink owner stamp on front endpapers, ink owner stamp on preface page. 1878 Large Hardcover. 30 pp. A medical guide which, according to the preface, is intended for the use of those who have to teach and to learn the art of physical diagnosis... The drawings have been prepared by Dr. Stillman, and are original... The object of the entire work is to furnish a sort of skeleton, to which each one may add the facts furnished by his own observation. Includes two anatomical charts: one with several color overlays depict... View more info

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Lincoln Recevant les Indiens Comanches [Lincoln Receives the Comanche Indians]

By: Delanney, Ferd.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Ch. Chardon: 1863

Seller ID: 2205080

Condition: Very Good


Matted for framing, taped to board at corners. Appears trimmed at lower edge. Image is free of stains, tears, and foxing, and the paper has not toned. 1863 Single Sheet. A hand-colored lithograph by Ferd. Delanney, measuring 6 5/8 x 4 3/4, on a 10 5/16 x 6 3/4 sheet (possibly trimmed). Printed in 1863 in Paris, it depicts President Lincoln in the East Room of the White House, receiving several Comanche chieftains. The Native Americans are highlighted with bold, bright colored clothing; comparatively, Lincoln and his attendants  appear drab and colorless, so it is clear the Comanches were inte... View more info

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Demosthenes with English Notes, Part I. -- De Corona [On the Crown]

By: Demosthenes; Holmes, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Allyn, Publisher: 1872

Seller ID: 2199449

Condition: Good


Free endpapers removed, pencil notes in text. 1872 Hard Cover. xxviii, 195 pp. Greek text with English notes. The most famous judicial oration by the ancient Greek statesmen and orator, originally delivered in 330 B.C. View more info

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Rothmell, By the Author of 'That Husband of Mine'

By: Denison, Mary Andrews

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lee & Shepard: 1878

Seller ID: 1535530

Condition: Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1878 Hard Cover. 371 pp. Mary Andrews Denison's first publications were short sketches printed in the Boston Olive Branch where her husband, a Baptist minister and active abolitionist, was assistant editor. In 1847 Denison published her first novel, Edna Etheril, the Boston Seamstress. This potboiler began her prolific career as author of pulp fiction and dime novels. Denison published over 80 novels during her lifetime. Many of them do not deserve close scrutiny; they can be divided into a few groupings. Denison exploited the convention of the spotless heroine, extolled... View more info

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A Month in Russia during the Marriage of the Czarevitch.

By: Dicey, Edward

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co.: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285903

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine a bit faded, corners lightly rubbed. Binding tight, interior clean and bright. 1867 Half-Leather. viii, 248 pp. 8vo. Maroon leather spine and corners over coral cloth boards, black morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules, gilt designs in spine compartments. A firsthand account of the marriage of Emperor Alexander III to Grand Duchess Maria Federovna (a Danish princess, and sister of Queen Alexandra of Great Britain). Mounted photographs of both on frontis and title page. Edward Dicey was a traveling journalist whose work appeared in Macmillan's Magazine, Spectator, Dai... View more info

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Dombey and Son; Old Curiosity Shop; Hard Times (The Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition, Volume 3)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1868

Seller ID: 2200081

Condition: Good


1 inch tear and minor loss from spine head. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 356; 221; 202, 10 pp. 8vo. Volume 3 of a 6-volume set. Includes: Dombey and Son; Old Curiosity Shop; Hard Times. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. Many of his novels, with their recurrent concern for social reform, first appeared in magazines in serialised form, a popular format at the time. U... View more info

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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club; Barnaby Rudge; Sketches by Boz (The Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition, Volume 1)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1868

Seller ID: 2200083

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss from spine head, front hinge just starting. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 326; 257; 194, 12 pp. 8vo. Includes three complete novels: The Pickwick Papers, Barnaby Rudge & Sketches by Boz. Vol. 1 of a 6-volume set. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. Many of his novels, with their recurrent concern for social reform, first appeared in magazines in serialised ... View more info

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Our Mutual Friend; Little Dorrit; Reprinted Pieces (The Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition, Volume 4)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1868

Seller ID: 2200084

Condition: Good


Bottom corner lightly stained. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340; 343; 112, 6 pp. 8vo. Volume 4 of a 6-volume set. Includes: Our Mutual Friend; Little Dorrit; Reprinted Pieces. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. Many of his novels, with their recurrent concern for social reform, first appeared in magazines in serialised form, a popular format at the time. Unlike othe... View more info

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Little Dorrit

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bradbury & Evans: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271960

Condition: Fair


First edition (three-line errata on p. xiv, William for Frederick on p. 317). Sold as is, an ideal copy for restoration to your specifications. Text block separated from cover, most of spine label lost, boards rubbed. Pencil name on front flyleaf. 1857 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 625, [3] pp. 8vo. Half-leather, marbled boards. Illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). Amy Dorrit’s father is not very good with money. She was born in the Marshalsea debtors’ prison and has lived there with her family for all of her twenty-two years, only leaving during the ... View more info

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Nineteenth Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of Public Charities of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 1888; Also the Report of the General Agent and Secretary Statistics, and The Report of the Committee on Lunacy. (Official Document, No. 12.)

By: Dickinson, Mahlon H.; Biddle, Cadwalader

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Office of Eastern Executive Committee: 1888

Seller ID: 2159936

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, rear hinge beginning to loosen, ink initials and pencil gift note on front endpaper ('M.F. Kooser, Presented by The Hon. J.L. Pugh'). 1888 Hard Cover. cxlv, 226 pp. 8vo. An early source of statistical information related to jails and penitentiaries, insane asylums, miners' hospitals, immigration, almshouses, and other institutions related to rehabilitation or special needs (e.g., The Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind). View more info

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Gilbert's Treasure

By: Dodd, Mead & Co.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 2290966

Condition: Good


Figure on front board missing face, boards a bit rubbed, front and end matter lightly foxed, ink gift note and later pencil gift note on front endpaper and flyleaf. 1880 Small Hard Cover. 96 pp. 16mo. 6 x 4. Numerous illustrations. The story of an idle, lazy boy named Gilbert and his adventures and lessons. View more info

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St. Nicholas: Scribner's Illustrated Magazine for Girls and Boys, Volume III, November 1875, to November, 1876. (Nos. 1-12) [Two Louisa May Alcott First Appearances]

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes; Alcott, Louisa May; Jewett, Sarah Orne; et al

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Scribner & Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 2195570

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed. 1876 Hard Cover. viii, 808 pp. This volume, despite stating it includes November 1875 - November 1876 on the title page, includes the November 1875 issue through the October 1876 issue (all issues 1-12 present, so this is clearly just an issue of semantics). Leather spine & corners, gilt titles & rules, marbled boards. Stories, poetry, and illustrations by various contributors, including: Amy Lovell; Frank R. Stockton; J.T. Trowbridge; Sarah Orne Jewett; Susan Coolidge; Rebecca Harding Davis; Louisa May Alcott (first appearances of Helping Along and Marjorie's Birthday Gifts]; B... View more info

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The Annual Register, or A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1781

By: Dodsley, J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall / T. Davison, Lombard-Street, Fleet-Street: 1800

Seller ID: 2200981

Condition: Fair


Formerly the property of Lenox Library (bookplate dated Feb. 1874 on front paste-down). Most of spine leather lost, title remains. Boards rubbed, page ridges lightly foxed, text unmarked and binding remains sound. 1800 Hard Cover. 339; 207. 8 1/2 x 5 3/8. 8vo. Original quarter-leather, marbled boards. Paginated in two separate sections, chapters include History of Europe; Chronicle; State Papers; Characters; Natural History; Useful Projects; Antiquities; Miscellaneous Essays; Poetry; Account of Books for 1781. Topics discussed include Indians of Porto de la Trinidad; John Law and the 1717 Miss... View more info