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May Flowers

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1899

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199975

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Ink name & date and pencil owner information on front endpaper, minor repair to front hinge, spine toned. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56 pp. 8vo. Original grey cloth, gilt titles, frontispiece and illustrations by Albert F. Schmitt. A short work by the author of Little Women, an important figure in American literature and the Transcendentalist movement. The first individual appearance of this title, which originally appeared... View more info

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Eight Cousins, or, The Aunt Hill

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Seller ID: 2262048

Condition: Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few very minor tears, small tear to jacket spine-head, jacket lightly foxed. Top page ridge lightly foxed, pages lightly toned. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 278 pp. Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden aunts, the matriarchs... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1901

Seller ID: 2262055

Condition: Near Fine


Two half-inch tears along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed, ink marks on rear jacket flap. Ink note on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 335 pp. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is comp... View more info

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Rose in Bloom

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Saalfield Publishing Company: 1932

Seller ID: 2262056

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine-head chipped, jacket edges lightly rubbed, faint creases to jacket spine and jacket front. Pages lightly toned. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. Rose in Bloom, by Louisa May Alcott, depicts the story of a nineteenth-century girl, Rose Campbell, finding her way in society. It is Alcott's sequel to Eight Cousins. View more info

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Songs of the Helderhills

By: Christman, W.W.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Harold Vinal: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1864014

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on front endpaper ('With good wishes W.W. Christman Delanson, N.Y., May 28 1932.'). Includes original jacket. Includes tipped-in cut of envelope used to originally ship the book and an invoice for its purchase in 1977.Jacket toned and lightly rubbed. 1926 Hard Cover. Author's first book. A collection of poetry by the noteworthy Catskills poet and transcendentalist, W.W. Christman.Keywords: POETRY CHRISTIAN... View more info

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The Untillable Hills

By: Christman, W.W.; Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Driftwind Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1874861

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Three separate ink gift notes on front flyleaf, jacket price inked out.Jacket rubbed & toned. 1937 Hard Cover. xxii, 103 pp. The fourth and final book by the Catskills poet and transcendentalist, printed in the year of his death. View more info

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Poems.

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

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields: 1863

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203629

Condition: Very Good


Civil War era reprint of the work originally published in 1847. Top corner of first few pages stained, front matter lightly foxed. 1863 Hard Cover. 251, 22 pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by the American transcendentalist, essayist, and poet who championed individualism. Includes the following: The Sphinx; Each and All; The Problem; To Rhea; The Visit; Uriel; The World-Soul; Alphonso of Castile; Mithridates; To J.W.; Fate; Guy; Tact; Hamatreya; Earth-Song; Good-Bye; The R... View more info

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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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Collected Poems and Translations (The Library of America 70)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203827

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 637 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of verse by the American philosopher, religious figure, and poet who was also a member of the Transcendentalists, with chronology, notes, and index following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to ke... View more info

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Essays & Lectures: Nature; Addresses, and Lectures; Essays: First and Second Series; Representative Men; English Traits; The Conduct of Life (The Library of America 15)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2273271

ISBN: 0940450151

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Spine a bit faded. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1150 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of five works by the American philosopher, poet, and member of the Transcendentalists, with a chronology and notes following text. Includes: Nature; Addresses, and Lectures; Essays: First and Second Series; Representative Men; English Traits; The Conduct of Life. This edition is part o... View more info

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The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson (The Illustrated Modern Library)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Illustrated Modern Library / Random House, Inc.: 1944

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275632

Condition: Very Good


Lacks publisher's slipcase, includes clear acetate jacket. Edges rubbed, 1 inch chip from front jacket corner. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 557, [7] pp. 8vo. A collection of nearly thirty essays by the 19th century American philosopher who encouraged individualism. He was good friends with Henry David Thoreau, and a co-founder of the Transcendentalist movement. Color illustrations by John Steuart Curry. 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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Cape Cod

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1908

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2207566

Condition: Very Good


Second Crowell edition. Corners faintly rubbed, minor scuff on spine, minor wear to 1/2 inch section of page fore-edge. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 319 pp. 8vo. Green cloth with Margaret Armstrong binding design in gilt and maroon. Copyright page states 'second edition', though this is clearly not the second edition overall (it was first published in 1865, and reprinted quite a few times during Thoreau's lifetime); rather it is the... View more info

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Cape Cod (The Writings of H.D. Thoreau) [Henry David]

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1884

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2262775

Condition: Near Fine


1884 printing. Embossed bookseller stamp on corner of front endpaper, boards lightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 319 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. Contents: The Shipwreck; Stage Coach Views; The Plains of Nauset; The Beach; The Wellfleet Oysterman; The Beach Again; Across the Cape; The Highland Light; The Sea and the Desert; Provincetown. View more info

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Reflections at Walden

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hallmark: 1971

Seller ID: 2206432

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original box. Box shows some wear. Book and jacket both exceptional condition. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An abridged version of his classic work, also includes several selections of his other writings. View more info

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Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 155)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Atkinson, Brooks; Scudder, Townsend

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2273286

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's jacket. Minor pencil underlining and marginalia (introduction and first chapter only), jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from spine head and foot. 1950 Hard Cover. xxiv, 732 pp. 8vo. The first comprehensive, single-volume edition of the writings of Henry David Thoreau. Edited, and with a biographical introduction, by Brooks Atkinson. View more info

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Bradnick, Jean A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company [Westvaco]: 1966

Seller ID: 2275883

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase toned. 1966 Hard Cover. 207, [9] pp. 8vo. A special edition of Thoreau's famous work, issued as part of Westvaco's Christmas series, with a foreword by Jean A. Bradnick written specially for this edition, and illustrations reproduced from period engravings. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers is a book by Henry David Thoreau, first published in 1849. The book is ostensibly the narrative of a boat trip from Concord, Massachus... View more info

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Cape Cod (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2195578

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1979 Full-Leather. xx, 215, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch, illustrations by R.J. Holden. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. View more info