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Bible Pearls of Promise

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Real Pen-Work Publishing Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 1856940

Condition: Very Good


Hinges just starting, lightly rubbed & soiled, front & end matter lightly foxed, faint foxing to a couple other pages. 1887 Hard Cover. [iv, 31 ff.]. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black & gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. Beautiful calligraphy, typography, and artwork combined in high-quality lithographs to present decoratively various Bible verses. Mostly black ink, but with occasional blues, greens, and reds. Uncommon - OCLC shows only 6 copies held by institutio... View more info

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Novisimo Diamante Divino que Contiene La Santa Misa Meditaciones para la Confesion y Comunion la Semana Santa, Etc. Etc.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Casa Editorial Catolica, J. Steinbrener: 1921

Seller ID: 2120241

Condition: Very Good


Linen boards lightly stained, mother-of-pearl decoration on bottom clasp lost. Spanish text. 1921 Small Hard Cover. 256 pp. Bound in linen, with hinged tortoise-shell cover attached at spine. Cover closes with mother-of-pearl-decorated clasps at fore-edge. All edges gilt, gilt decoration with monogram on front cover. Spanish text. View more info

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The Language and Poetry of Flowers, and Poetic Handbook of Wedding Anniversary Pieces, Album Verses, and Valentines. Together with a Great Number of Beautiful Poetical Quotations from Famous Authors.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 2208197

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa late 1800's), edges rubbed, front hinge starting, light stain to frontispiece through page 15, pages v-14 loose from binding but included. 1885 Hard Cover. v, 308 pp. The Language and Poetry of Flowers, and Poetic Handbook of Wedding Anniversary Pieces, Album Verses, and Valentines. Together with a Great Number of Beautiful Poetical Quotations from Famous Authors. View more info

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Mark Mason's Victory: The Trials and Triumphs of a Telegraph Boy

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264553

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Bennett 114). Spine lightly rubbed with minimal loss of gilt, bottom corner lightly bumped, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [vi], 308, 14 pp. 8vo. Original olive cloth, gilt spine titles, red, black, and yellow decorations, floral endpapers. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mark Mason, the telegraph boy... View more info

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Helping Himself; or, Grant Thornton's Ambition.

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264559

Condition: Good


First edition (Bennett 79). Hinges reinforced with tape by previous owner, minor loss from spine head and foot, corners exposed, one page loose but included. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320, [2] pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black titles and decorations, brown endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, three engravings in text. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th cen... View more info

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Dante's Inferno, From the Original of Dante Alighieri and Illustrated by Gustave Dore [Altemus' Edition]

By: Alighieri, Dante; Cary, Henry Francis; Walsh, Henry C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262505

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Superficial split to front endsheet along hinge - binding not at all loose, minimal loss of gilt from spine. vi, [2], 163 pp. 11 7/8 x 9 3/4. Original dark green cloth, silver, gilt and black titles and decorations. Translated into English verse by Henry Francis Cary, edited by Henry C. Walsh. Dante's famous vision of Hell, illustrated by Gustave Dore's exceptional engravings throughout. This is the Altemus edition, following several editions by Cass... View more info

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The Doctor's Experiment: The Adventures and Experiences of One of Dr. Reade's Pupils as Narrated by Himself

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1894

Seller ID: 2202015

Condition: Very Good


Undated, ink gift note on front endpaper dated 1894. Three small light spots on back panel. vii, 360 pp. 7 3/8 x 5 5/8. Original grey cloth, beveled edges, gilt, black & red design, fore-edges gilt, floral endpapers. View more info

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The United States Secret Service in the Late War, Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the United States Secret Service Bureau, and a Graphic History of Rich and Exciting Experiences, North and South...

By: Baker, La Fayette C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T.A. Langan & Brother: 1889

Seller ID: 2275501

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with some loss of gilt, ages toned, one illustration loose, hinges weakening, frontispiece foxed. 1889 Hard Cover. 398 pp. Grey cloth, gilt titles, elaborate gilt, red, & silver design on spine & front board, floral decorated endpapers. A firsthand account of the formation and development of the United States Secret Service during the American Civil War, with -- in the words of the publisher -- 'a profuse galaxy of magnificent full-page illustrations of exq... View more info

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The World of Ice, or, The Whaling Cruise of 'The Dolphin' and the Adventures of Her Crew in the Polar Regions (R.M. Ballantyne's Books for Boys)

By: Ballantyne, Robert Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1893

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2139063

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Bookplate awarding the book as a first prize to a student in Latin at Ayr Grammar School, spine leans forward slightly. 1893 Hard Cover. viii, 327 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, black & gilt titles & decorations, floral decorated endpapers, chromolithographic frontispiece & title page precede printed title. An arctic adventure designed for younger readers, originally released in 1860, at a time when polar exploration was a hot topic due to the expeditions of men such as J... View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493

Condition: Fine


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatiz... View more info

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Margaret Ogilvy

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Seller ID: 2104132

Condition: Near Fine


Spine toned, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. Decorative trade binding designed by Amy Richards, with her initials incorporated on the front board design. A novel by the author of Peter Pan. 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 ser... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266404

Condition: Good


Lacks slipcase. Edges rubbed, boards toned (as usual), front hinge of both volumes just starting. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and infl... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2267170

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Spines a bit soiled, boards toned (as usual), slipcase rubbed with some loss of paper from one panel, top seam weakening. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion pic... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270872

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. Boards lightly toned, corners lightly rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential ... View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Emily

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274052

Condition: Very Good


One of two volumes (the other being Jane Eyre, not included here) originally issued with a publisher's slipcase. Boards toned (as usual), edges a bit rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards, green cloth spine, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. It was first published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, and a posthumous ... View more info

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California Missions: A Guide to the Historic Trails of the Padres

By: Brown, Karl F.; Newcomb, Rexford (Foreword)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., New York: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1836429

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small light stain on base of rear board, pencil gift note on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. 64 pp. Original red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations & titles, black & white photographs mounted on front board. A collection of seventy-eight photographs of churches, chapels, and other elements of twenty-three California missions, with a map showing their locations, and a timeline in order of their founding. View more info

Image for Footprints of the World's History: An Encyclopedia of the Wonderful, the Curious and the Beautiful, as Recorded in the Historical Literature of Europe and America, from the Earliest Eras to the Present Time. The Progress of the Human Race Reflected in the Choicest Literature of All Ages. Embracing Strange Incidents, Thrilling Descriptions, and Remarkable Facts in the Lives of Celebrated Historical Characters, Rulers of Nations, Great Generals and Their Battles, Heroes in Morals and Religion, and Leaders in the World's Progress

Footprints of the World's History: An Encyclopedia of the Wonderful, the Curious and the Beautiful, as Recorded in the Historical Literature of Europe and America, from the Earliest Eras to the Present Time. The Progress of the Human Race Reflected in the Choicest Literature of All Ages. Embracing Strange Incidents, Thrilling Descriptions, and Remarkable Facts in the Lives of Celebrated Historical Characters, Rulers of Nations, Great Generals and Their Battles, Heroes in Morals and Religion, and Leaders in the World's Progress

By: Bryan, William S.; Ridpath, John Clark

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Historical Publishing Company: 1891

Seller ID: 2159445

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, edges rubbed, portion of frontispiece tissue guard foxed. 1891 Hard Cover. xl, 608 pp. 4to. Illustrated with 250 historical and miscellaneous engravings, reproductions of ancient prints, and images by great artists, including 8 full color plates of important world events, and 16 half-tone steel engravings. Color plates include: Nelson's Last Battle; Waterloo; Battle of Bunker Hill; An Old-Time Sea Fight. (The Constitution and Guerriere); Gen. Jackson's ... View more info

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 2199981

Condition: Good


Pages toned, original tissue guard loose but included, front hinge weak, ink on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1911 reprint. 290 pp. Original cream cloth hardcover boards with light green & yellow design and golden gilt text and design accents on cover & spine. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Frances Hodgson Burnett, (November 24, 1849 - October 29, 1924) was an English American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's... View more info

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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

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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself, in Two Volumes

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, John Addington; Cortissoz, Royal

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tudor Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2062149

Condition: Very Good


1934 12th printing. Front hinge of first volume just starting, small internal tear to vol. 1 backstrip. 1906 Hard Cover. xxix, [1], 359, [1]; vii, [1], 386, [1] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles, decorations, & rules, top edge gilt. Reproductions of forty original portraits and views. The classic autobiography by the Italian Renaissance goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier, and musician, still considered the most important memoir of the era. 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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Aucassin and Nicolete [Nicolette]

By: Child, Harold (Translator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1911

Seller ID: 1809410

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit toned, boards lightly rubbed & soiled, small dealer bookplate on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. xliii, 132 pp. 10 x 7 3/4. 4to. Original cream cloth, navy blue titles & borders, light blue printed design on front cover & spine, gilt page borders. Color frontispiece & 5 color illustrations by A. Anderson. Third translation of this work into English, following those of Edward FitzGerald and Andrew Lang. Aucassin et Nicolette is a medieval French chantefable, ... View more info

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Dream-Forest: Afternoon of a Faun and a Flower

By: Child, Leslie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Mosher Press: 1928

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1903633

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket. Jacket edges lightly rubbed with minimal loss from spine ends. 1928 Hard Cover. 40 pp. 12mo. Original green French wrappers over cardstock boards, with glassine dust jacket. Woodcut illustration on front board. Printed on Aurelian laid paper. Edition limited to 200 copies. A collection of short poems. Published by Thomas Bird Mosher at his Mosher Press during its career of over 30 years as a private press. Mosher ultimately released over 400 tit... View more info

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Altemus' Edition)

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; Walsh, Henry C.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1889

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272322

Condition: Very Good


Loss of gilt from spine titles and illustrator name on front board, corners exposed, minor tide mark to base of front endpapers, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1889 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Folio. 1889 reissue of the edition first published in 1876 by Harper. Numerous full-page engravings by Gustave Dore. A visually striking edition of the famous nautical poem known for its (oft-misquoted) lines: Water, water, everywhere / Nor any drop to drink. First publish... View more info

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Cooper's Novels, in Thirty-Three Volumes (New Edition)

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Stringer & Townsend: 1854

Seller ID: 1797797

Condition: Very Good


Corners & spine rubbed with some loss of gilt, front & end matter of a few volumes lightly foxed. Interiors exceptionally well preserved. Spine labels professionally replaced in emulation of original style. An excellent set. 1854 Half-Leather. Complete in thirty-three volumes. 12mo. 65 volumes in 33. Sewn bindings. Butterscotch leather spines & corners over marbled boards, marbled endpapers. An apparent variant of the set referenced in Spiller & Blackburn's bibliography ... View more info

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The Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company:

Seller ID: 1806283

Condition: Very Good


Fore edge lightly foxed. We have more books available by this author!. 400 pp. Original maroon cloth, gilt titles, orange titles on front board with decorations, small color picture plate mounted on front board. A novel by the author most well known for his Leatherstocking Tales featuring Natty Bumpo. View more info

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Salve Venetia: Gleanings from Venetian History

By: Crawford, Francis Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266483

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 517, [7]; x, [2], 441, [7] pp. 8vo. Teal cloth, gilt titles, white and gilt decorations. Includes 225 illustrations from etchings by Joseph Pennell. View more info

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Sandy

By: Crockett, S.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1922

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2205715

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Light smudge on front board. 1922 Hard Cover. vi, 353 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. View more info

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Holland. in Two Volumes.

By: De Amicis, Edmondo; Zimmern, Helen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1894

Seller ID: 2202980

Condition: Very Good


Corners a bit rubbed with minor loss from spine heads, crayon scribbles on a couple pages. 1894 Hard Cover. 273; 275 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations, top edges gilt. A tour of Holland illustrated with photogravures, by the Italian author who also wrote a similar work on Morocco. View more info