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Image for Emerson 6-Volume Set: Nature; Addresses, and Lectures.; Essays. First Series.; Essays. Second Series.; Representative Men: Seven Lectures; English Traits; The Conduct of Life

Emerson 6-Volume Set: Nature; Addresses, and Lectures.; Essays. First Series.; Essays. Second Series.; Representative Men: Seven Lectures; English Traits; The Conduct of Life

By: Emerson, R.W. [Ralph Waldo]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: David McKay, Publisher: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270479

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, spines a bit dried with some loss from spine labels. 1890 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in six volumes. Brown leather spines and corners, marbled boards and endpapers.Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American philosopher, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. His teachings directly influenced the growing New Thought movement o... View more info

Letters and Social Aims

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1876

Seller ID: 1535123

Condition: Good


1876 Osgood reprint. Boards rubbed & lightly soiled. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. 8vo. A collection of essays by the 19th century Transcendentalist author and champion of individualism. CONTENTS: Poetry and Imagination; Social Aims; Eloquence; Resources; The Comic; Quotation and Originality; Progress of Culture; Persian Poetry; Inspiration; Greatness; Immortality. Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American lecturer, ess... View more info

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Poems (Household Edition)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo; Cabot, J.E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1885

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269226

Condition: Very Good


Owner bookplate and ink name stamps on endpapers, ink name and date on front flyleaf. 1885 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 315, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by the American transcendentalist, essayist, and poet who championed individualism. Prefatory note by J.E. Cabot stating that 'This volume contains nearly all the pieces included in the Poems and May-Day of former editions'. Includes: The Sphinx; Each and All; The Problem; To Rhea;... View more info

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Field Meeting at the Willows, Salem Neck, June 22, 1880. (From the Bulletin of the Essex Institute, Vol. XII. [12])

By: Essex Institute

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Printed for the Essex Institute: 1881

Seller ID: 2008037

Condition: Fair


Wrappers fragile and chipping along edges. 1881 Soft Cover. 15 pp. Printed wrappers, sewn binding. A pamphlet printed and provided compliments of the Essex Institute to attendees of the first field meeting of 1880, commemorating the 250 year anniversary of John Winthrop's arrival at Salem with the charter and records of the Massachusetts Bay Company. Quite scarce - 4 located in OCLC, we located no auction records or copies in the trade. View more info

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The Greek Islands and Turkey After the War

By: Field, Henry M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1841824

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridge lightly foxed. 1885 Hard Cover. vi, 228 pp. 4-page terminal publisher ad. Original green cloth, gilt titles, gilt & black stamped borders & rules, top edge gilt. Color map frontispiece showing the author's route on his trip, two color maps and several engravings in text. A Mediterranean travelogue written after the Serbo-Turkish War. The author seems to write from a perspective informed by anti-Muslim sentiment. View more info

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The Miscellaneous Works of Henry Fielding, in Four Volumes: Tom Jones. (2 Vols.); Amelia.; Joseph Andrews. Jonathan Wild.

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Derby & Jackson: 1857

Seller ID: 2270477

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, front hinge of first volume repaired, minor loss from two spine labels. 1857 Half-Leather. vi, 492; 443; 547, [4]; 500, [2] pp. 8vo. Half leather, marbled boards, black morocco spine labels, gilt titles & rules. A collection of four works by the 18th century British author most well-known for his novel Tom Jones. View more info

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Darwinism, and Other Essays

By: Fiske, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1892

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2206656

Condition: Good


New edition, revised and enlarged. Former library copy with usual marks. 1892 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 374 pp. 8vo. A collection of essays on various topics, most notably several related to the evolutionary theory of Charles Darwin.KEYWORDS: SCIENCE BIOLOGY BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION EVOLUTIONARY THEORY CHARLES DARWIN DARWINISM DARWINIAN View more info

Image for Recueil des Oraisons Funebres, Prononcees par Messire Esprit Flechier; Eveque de Nismes. Nouvelle Edition, dans laquelle on a ajoute un Precis de la vie de l'Auteur.

Recueil des Oraisons Funebres, Prononcees par Messire Esprit Flechier; Eveque de Nismes. Nouvelle Edition, dans laquelle on a ajoute un Precis de la vie de l'Auteur.

By: Flechier, Esprit

Price: $150.00

Publisher: A Paris, Chez Saillant & Nyon, rue Saint Jean de Beauvais / la Veuve Desaint, rue du Foin S. Jacques: 1774

Seller ID: 2134532

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed with some loss from corners and from spine gilt and label, front joint weakening, ink number on front paste-down endpaper, ink name on verso of front free endpaper. 1774 Full-Leather. 446, [2] pp. 12mo. A collection of funerary orations by the Bishop of Nismes. View more info

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A Wife's Tragedy: A Novel

By: Fleming, May Agnes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.W. Carleton & Co.: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1526383

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed, front joint beginning to split, hinge loosening. 1881 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 431 pp. 7 1/4 x 5. May Agnes Fleming wrote 42 novels in 17 years and was Canada's first bestselling novelist. 'The books were all unrestrained, highly sensational melodramas, filled with plot twists, mystery, disguise, startling events, murder, evil women, suspense and true love. The villainous woman – dark, passionate, and exoti... View more info

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The Actress' Daughter: A Novel

By: Fleming, May Agnes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.W. Carleton & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 1677697

Condition: Good


2 inch split to rear joint, edge wear, binding shaken, bookplate on front endpaper. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 394, [2] (publisher ad). A novel by one of the first Canadians to enjoy a successful career writing fiction. View more info

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Lucius Annaeus Florus. Cui subjungitur Lucii Ampelii Liber Memorialis

By: Florus, Lucius Annaeus [Florus, Publius Annius]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Londini: Ex Officina Jacobi Tonson, & Johannis Watts.: 1715

Seller ID: 2135233

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss from spine head & foot, ink name on front flyleaf. 1715 Full-Leather. [viii], 141, [2] pp. Full calf, gilt titles, decorations, & rules, marbled endpapers. Latin text. A work of history by a contemporary of Hadrian. View more info

Image for An Address, Embracing the Early History of Delaware, and the Settlement of its Boundaries, and of the Drawyers Congregation, with all the Churches since Organized on its Original Territory: Delivered in Drawyers Church, Del. May 10, 1842, Being One Hundred and Thirty-One Years since the Site of the Present House of Worship Was Purchased.

An Address, Embracing the Early History of Delaware, and the Settlement of its Boundaries, and of the Drawyers Congregation, with all the Churches since Organized on its Original Territory: Delivered in Drawyers Church, Del. May 10, 1842, Being One Hundred and Thirty-One Years since the Site of the Present House of Worship Was Purchased.

By: Foot, George

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The John M. Rogers Press: 1898

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203542

Condition: Very Good


Edges toned and foxed, Friends of Old Drawyers pamphlet laid in. 1898 Hard Cover. 88 pp. 1898 reissue of the 1842 original. A brief history of Delaware beginning in the early 18th century, with important genealogical details about members of the Drawyers congregation, which was a Presbyterian group founded by Dutch and Swedish immigrants, which also included significant numbers of Scottish immigrants.KEYWORDS: AMERICAN HISTORY AMERICANA DRAWYERS RELIGION RELIGIOUS DENOM... View more info

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Chinese Gordon: A Succinct Record of His Life [General Charles George Gordon]

By: Forbes, Archibald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John B. Alden, Publisher: 1884

Seller ID: 2059237

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge just starting, related article mounted on front endpaper with transfer to opposite endpaper. 1884 Hard Cover. 215 pp. 8vo. A biography of the British general who fought in the Crimean War, and secured his reputation (and nickname) during the Taiping Rebellion, in which he commanded the Ever Victorious Army comprised of Chinese soldiers. View more info

Image for Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and a Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village, and Locality, with Full Tables of Statistics

Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and a Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village, and Locality, with Full Tables of Statistics

By: French, J.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: R. Pearsall Smith: 1860

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 2268242

Condition: Good


Fifth edition. Spine faded and dried with 1 inch tear and minor loss from head, two ink gift notes, one modern and one late 19th century, on endpapers. 1860 Hard Cover. 739, [13] pp. 8vo. FULL TITLE: Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and a Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village, and Locality, with Full Tables of Statistics. When... View more info

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The Women of Mormonism; or The Story of Polygamy as Told by the Victims Themselves

By: Froiseth, Jennie Andersen; Willard, Frances E.; Bacon, Leonard; Van Zile, P.T.; et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: C.G.G. Paine: 1887

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2208474

Condition: Fair


Boards heavily stained, binding cocked, one plate loose, light moisture stain on fore-edge margin of just a few pages. Related article laid in. A good candidate for rebinding. 1887 Hard Cover. xviii, 416 pp. An indictment of Mormonism by various individuals. Includes general historical information about Mormons and Mormonism, critiques of polygamy, discussions of legal issues, and a brief account of Mormonism as it relates to women's suffrage. Originally published... View more info

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Prairie Songs: Being Chants Rhymed and Unrhymed of the Level Lands of the Great West

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stone and Kimball: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2178548

Condition: Good


First edition. Lightly stained. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 164 pp. A collection of verse focused on the American prairie and the West. View more info

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Diagnosis of Ovarian Cysts

By: Garrigues, Henry Jacques

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1882

Seller ID: 2187658

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Boards a bit rubbed. 1882 Hard Cover. iv, 112 pp. A medical treatise on ovarian cysts covering various perspectives on treatment and prevention. View more info

Image for The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Esq., with Notes by The Rev. H.H. Milman -- A New Edition, to Which is Added a Complete Index of the Whole Work -- In Six Volumes (Books I, II, III, IV, V & VI [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Esq., with Notes by The Rev. H.H. Milman -- A New Edition, to Which is Added a Complete Index of the Whole Work -- In Six Volumes (Books I, II, III, IV, V & VI [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

By: Gibbon, Edward; Milman, H.H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1864

Seller ID: 2275476

Condition: Good


Spine of first volume repaired, rear endpapers of first volume stained, other volumes in very good condition. 1864 Hard Cover. Complete in six volumes. 8vo. Original black blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Gibbon's complete work, with notes by Rev. Milman, plus a general index. The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. ... View more info

Image for The Bab Ballads: Much Sound and Little Sense - Complete Edition in One Volume, Including the Bab Ballads and More Bab Ballads

The Bab Ballads: Much Sound and Little Sense - Complete Edition in One Volume, Including the Bab Ballads and More Bab Ballads

By: Gilbert, W.S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: George Routledge & Sons, Limited: 1884

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184622

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Endpapers just beginning to split along binding edge (hinges still strong). 1884 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 309 pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by W.S. Gilbert, most well-known for his partnership with Arthur Sullivan in producing such works as H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado. Originally published in a periodical called 'Fun', and later re-released in two volumes entitled The Bab Ballads and More Bab... View more info

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Glover's Album, a Treatise on Canine Diseases: The Result of Many Years Experience as a Breeder, Exhibitor and Practitioner

By: Glover, H. Clay

Price: $65.00

Publisher: H. Clay Glover, V.S. / Press of Geo. H. Burnham & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 2265411

Condition: Very Good


1 inch tear to edge of front endpaper, ink name and address on front flyleaf. 1886 Hard Cover. [viii], 95, [1] pp. An illustrated guide to veterinary medicine, specifically pertaining to dogs, with advertisements following text. View more info

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The American Practice of Medicine. Including the Diseases of Women and Children. Based upon the Pathological Indication of the Remedies Advised.

By: Goss, I.J.M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Samuel M. Miller, M.D., Medical Publisher: 1885

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2035511

Condition: Good


Second edition. Boards and front & end matter lightly stained, with faint stain to bottom page margin throughout, binding shaken, minor loss from rear joint near top corner. 1885 Hard Cover. xx, 336 pp. 8vo. Uncommon - no copies in the trade, no auction sale records. OCLC shows 10 copies of the first edition in institutional holdings, and 7 of this, the second edition. View more info

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Travels in Sicily and to Mount Etna, in 1819.

By: Gourbillon, [Joseph Antoine de]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co.: 1820

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199402

Condition: Very Good


First English edition, translated from the French edition Voyage critique a l'Etna published in Paris the same year (Pine-Coffin 819.2). Rebound in quarter linen with new end sheets, modern owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1820 Hard Cover. 112 pp. 8vo. A 19th century Italian travelogue by an author traveling in the area for the purpose of (according to his introduction) revising a book entitled 'The Florentines, or Critical Letters on Dante,' though we found no evidenc... View more info

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Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, a Simple Introduction to the Common Plants of the United States East of the Mississippi, Both Wild and Cultivated.

By: Gray, Asa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company: 1875

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2150810

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint. Pencil name & owner bookplate on endpapers, minor wear to corners. 1875 Hard Cover. 386, [2] pp. 8vo. An introduction to American plants by the Harvard University professor of natural history known for his works in the field of botany. View more info

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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John W. Moore: 1845

Seller ID: 1537001

Condition: Good


Ink owner name & date (Dec 6th 1863) on front endpaper, end matter foxed, front board lightly spotted. 1845 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, unpaginated. XXXII verses. 9 5/8 x 6 3/8. 8vo. 33 wood engravings by R.S. Gilbert. Original grey cloth, gilt motif on front cover, embossed borders, gilt page ridges. A poem by Thomas Gray, completed in 1750 and first published in 1751. The poem's origins are unknown, but it was partly inspired by Gray's... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray.

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bickers and Son. / R. Clay, Son, and Taylor, Printers, Bread Street Hill: 1871

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1937627

Condition: Very Good


No date - circa 1871. Ink & pencil notes on family of previous owner and date of book's acquisition on front endpapers (dated 1871). We have more books available by this author!. xii, 124 pp. Original green cloth, beveled boards edges, gilt titles, rules, & designs, all edges gilt. Illustrated by Myles Birket Foster engraved by E.M. Wimperis and W. Palmer. A collection of Gray's verse, including his most well-known poem, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, which was o... View more info

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The Works of Thomas Gray, with Memoirs of His Life and Writings, to which are subjoined Extracts Philological, Poetical, and Critical from the Author's Original Manuscripts, in Two Volumes [Large Paper Edition]

By: Gray, Thomas; Mason, William; Mathias, Thomas James

Price: $500.00

Publisher: William Bulmer and Co. / Shakspeare Press for John Porter in Pall-Mall Bookseller to Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte: 1814

Seller ID: 2264589

Condition: Good


Large paper edition. Boards rubbed with some surface tears to leather, ink gift note on front flyleaf ('George Frederick James his father Frederick Dimsdale LL.D, judge of county courts. a present on his birth-day January 29th 1863.'), owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1814 Full-Leather. [xiv], 581, [5]; vii, [1], 634, [4] pp. Folio. Full black morocco, gilt titles, decorations and dentelles on turn-ins, all edges gilt. A collection of Gray's verse and ot... View more info

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A Summary View of the Millennial Church, or United Society of Believers, Commonly Called Shakers. Comprising the Rise, Progress and Practical Order of the Society. Together with the General Principles of Their Faith and Testimony.

By: Green, Calvin; Wells, Seth Y.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: C. Van Benthuysen: 1848

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2106580

Condition: Good


Second edition, revised and improved. Split along front joint - sewings still holding, ink gift note on front endpaper, minimal ink marks in text, ink notes on rear blanks as well as a handwritten addition to the errata page. 1848 Full-Leather. vii, 384 pp. 8vo. A history of the Shakers, updated from the original 1823 edition. View more info

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Stray Studies from England and Italy.

By: Green, John Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1876

Seller ID: 2198807

Condition: Good


Margins lightly dampstained, owner bookplate on front endpaper, pencil name and address on front flyleaf. 1876 Hard Cover. 361, 5 pp. 8vo. A 19th century Italian travelogue by the English historian who wrote A Short History of the English People. View more info

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The Princess Roubine: A Russian Story

By: Greville, Henry [Durand, Alice]; Cox, George D. (Translator)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.L. Allison Company: 1893

Seller ID: 1677359

Condition: Good


First few pages loose, pages toned and a bit fragile, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1893 Hard Cover. 222 pp. A novel originally written in French, translated into English by George D. Cox. The Princess Roubine is set in St. Petersburg and tells the romantic story of Nadia and her vow to marry a poor man. Henry Greville is a pen name used by Mrs. Alice Durand, who lived in St. Petersburg with her father (a professor) until 1872. View more info

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History of the Town of Kirkland

By: Gridley, A.D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hurd and Houghton / Cambridge: The Riverside Press: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204028

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small newspaper clipping laid in with associated toning to adjacent pages, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1874 Hard Cover. xiv, 232 pp. 8vo. Includes natural history of the area, information on Native American tribes (Oneida, Stockbridge, Tuscarora, Brothertown), accounts of early settlement, a biographical sketch of Rev. Samuel Kirkland, and a history of the town itself which mentions Chenango Canal several railroads and factories. Also includes a ... View more info