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Image for ...<b>Enoch Arden and Other Poems</b>

...Enoch Arden and Other Poems

By: TENNYSON, Alfred Lord

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston:, Ticknor and Company,: 1865.

Seller ID: 003776


Green pebbled leather with stamped gilt titles and decoration. All edges gilt. Bindings firm, though one plate seems to have been reinserted. Light handling wear. Tissue-guarded illustrations throughout. 7.75 inches tall, 78 pages. Born on August 6, 1809, in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, Alfred Tennyson is one of the most well-loved Victorian poets and by the mid-19th century had come to occupy a position similar to that of Alexander Pope in the 18th. Tennyson wa... View more info

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The Unity of Nature.

By: The Duke of Argyll; [Campbell, George]

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, John B. Alden,: 1884<br>

Seller ID: 005636

Condition: 7.5 inches tall. 341 Pages with index.<br>


Blue-green cloth covered boards, gilt spine titles. Minimal shelf wear, some hand-soiling. Bindings firm and square. Text with toning and some marginalia on first 9 pages. Top edge stained red. View more info

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The Reign of Law.

By: The Duke of Argyll; [Campbell, George]

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, John B. Alden,: 1884.<br>

Seller ID: 005637

Condition: 7.5 inches tall. 265 Pages with index.<br>


Blue-green cloth covered boards, gilt spine titles. Spine tips/corners rubbed, some hand-soiling. Bindings firm and square. Text with toning and some marginalia through-out. 7.5 inches tall. 265 Pages with index. Top edge gilt. View more info

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Alice of Old Vincennes.
[Illustrations: F.C. Yohn]

By: Thompson, Maurice.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Indianapolis,, The Bowen-Merrill Company,: 1900

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 005096


A story about the Indiana frontier and the settlement of Vincennes before statehood. Olive green cloth covered boards. Stamped titles in gilt. Front decorations of a fort in three color. Textblock firm, slight lean. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s name on a small sticker. Text clean, printed on laid-paper. View more info

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...Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, The Heritage Press,: 1958.

Seller ID: 004263


A near fine copy in a slip case with only a hint of wear. Includes Sandglass notes. View more info

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The First Christmas Tree [Howard Pyle]

By: Van Dyke , Henry

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's Sons: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010245

Condition: Very Good


Original olive-green cloth front designed by Amy Richards with her monogram. The design is stamped in gilt and dark green. Top edge gilt, others deckled. Printed on laid-paper each page of text bordered in oak leaf acorn scroll. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name stamp on top corner of front free endpage. 8vo; 22 cm; 8.5 inches tall; 76 pages. First Edition, First Printing. Four tissue-guarded photo... View more info

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Short Tales for Travellers American Love Tales.

By: Various Authors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, George W. Jacobs: [No Date, circa 1900]

Seller ID: 002195


Red cloth covered boards (not stiff) with stamped gilt titles and decorations. Bindings square and tight, Light wear; Text clean, a hint of toning. Mild hand soiling to boards, previous owner's name written in pencil. 288 pages. 5.75 inches tall. View more info

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Candide and Other Stories (Everyman's Library Book 130)

By: Voltaire; Roger Pearson (Translator, Introduction)

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 1992

Seller ID: 010283

ISBN: 067941746X

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Candide is the story of a gentleman who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in "the best of all possible worlds." On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century classic is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the philosophical optimism that proclaims that all disaster and human suffering is part of a benevolent cosmic plan. View more info

Image for <b> Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East </b><br>[Travel and Description: Russia]

Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East
[Travel and Description: Russia]

By: Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Wraxall, Lascelles; Shirley Brooks; [A. W. Kinglake]

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans,: 1854.

Edition: No Edition indicated, all first published in 1853.

Seller ID: 008255


Three works bound in one volume. "Eothen" is a travel book about the Middle East and Holy Land, the other two cover the mountainous and Moslem areas of southern Russia. "Eothen" is attributed to Kinglake although his name is not present. All three books are somewhat scarce. Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus. From the German of Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Translated By Lascelles Wraxall. 1854. Imam Shamil was an Av... View more info

Image for ...<b>Fin De Siècle: a Selection of Late 19th Century Literature and Art Chosen By Nevile Wallace; With a Note on the Period By Holbrook Jackson.</b>

...Fin De Siècle: a Selection of Late 19th Century Literature and Art Chosen By Nevile Wallace; With a Note on the Period By Holbrook Jackson.

By: Wallis, Nevile: Editor; Holbrook Jackson: Essay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, A. Wingate,: 1947.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005112


Burnt yellow cloth covered boards. Minor handling wear. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Bookplate with corner removed. Dust jacket with some soiling, some edge chipped, rear panel has minor damp-staining. 22 illustrations, including many full-page plates. Frontispiece. 94 pages. 10 inches tall.Selections from many of the important writers of the late 19th century. View more info

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Songs of the Old South

By: Weeden, [Maria] Howard

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Nerw York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009518

Condition: Very Good


Maria Howard Weened (1847-1905), who never used her first name, was a frail spinster in Huntsville, Alabama. She helped support her war-impoverished family by the sale of her delicate watercolor paintings and her poems, a number of which were set to music. Her favorite subjects were African-Americans, and, despite the unfortunate dialect of most of her verses, her images and writings are always affectionate and respectful. Joel Chandler Harris was highly enthusi... View more info

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Hitherto: A Story of Yesterdays

By: Whitney, A. D. T. Mrs. [Adeline Dutton Train]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Loring, Publisher: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 002544

Condition: Good


First Edition. Green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt spine titles. Bindings strong and square. Text clean and only a hint of toning. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Endpages have darkened. Shelf wear to corners and spine tips, some wear to boards. 8 inches tall. 473 pages View more info

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Young Lucretia and other Stories

By: Wilkins [Freeman], Mary E.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1892

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010336

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Original green cloth with titles in stamped gilt and decorations in silver. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Period inscription on front free endpage. 12mo; 7.5 inches tall; 258 pages with 4 pages of publisher's adverts. Illustrated by A.E. Sterner and others with 11 plates. The book contains 13 sentimental stories. [Ref: BAL 6329] The author's writings deal mostly with New England li... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Wreck of the Maid of Athens Being The Journal Of Emily Woolridge 1869 -1870.</b>

...The Wreck of the Maid of Athens Being The Journal Of Emily Woolridge 1869 -1870.

By: Wooldridge, Emily; Foreword by Laurence Irving.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillan Company,: 1953.

Edition: American Edition - Stated First Printing.

Seller ID: 003837


The journal of the wife of a captain of a ship that caught fire and was wrecked in a storm in the harsh conditions off the Island of Isla de la Estados ( Staten Island ) in Argentina off the coast of Tierra el Fuego. The journal was written from her death-bed. Black cloth covered boards with silver colored inset and picture of Emily on front upper corner and silver lettering on spine 8 3/8 inches tall. 141 pages. Minimal handling wear, lacking the dust jacket. View more info

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Wordsworth: Poems

By: Wordsworth, William

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York and London:, Everyman's Library,: 1995

Edition: (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)

Seller ID: 008477

ISBN: 067944369X

Condition: 16mo; 6.5 inches tall.


Collected in this volume, are Wordsworth’s finest works, some of the most beautiful poems ever written: from the famous lyrical ballads, including “The Tables Turned” and “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey,” to the sonnets and narrative poems, to excerpts from his magnum opus, The Preludes> No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Doctor Pascal

By: Zola, Emile

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York:, Cassell Publishing Company,: 1893.

Edition: First American edition, translated by Mary J. [Jane] Serrano (precedes the 1894 Vizetelly translation)

Seller ID: 002487


Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (1840 –1902) was a French writer, the most important exemplar of the literary school of naturalism and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.Pascal is furthermore essentially a story about science versus faith. The novel begins in 1872, after the fall of the Second Empire and the end of the reign of Emperor ... View more info

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Our Gold Mine at Hollyhurst: 'Duke' (The Story of a Noble Dog): A Prize Story of Massachusetts.

By: [Author unaccredited]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston:, American Humane Society,: 1883.

Seller ID: 004268


(Gold Mine Series No. 1, Sequel to "Black Beauty".) Olive green pebbled cloth covered boards with stamped gilt title on front. [no spine title]. Blind-stamped patterned decorations. Bindings square and tight. Text clean, mild even toning.Light wear to spine tips and corners.154 pages plus 12 pages of essay advert from humane society. View more info

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The Tootle Bird and the Brontos.

By: [Author unaccredited] [Raiker, Alice]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Buffalo:, Berger Publishing Company,: 1907

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 004789


The story in verse retells the adventures of 2 pre-historic men and their 1000 year old guide, the Tootle Bird. Bound in gray cloth with lettering and bright color illustration to the front cover. The book shows moderate external wear, with transparent taping to the spine. (neatly done) The binding is sound. The front flyleaf has an old gift inscription in pencil and a small white sticker in the upper right corner. The pages are clean and without markings. View more info

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The Perilous Adventures of Quintin Harewood and His Brother Brian: in Asia, Africa, and America

By: [Author Unknown] [Old Humphrey - George Mogridge]

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Boston, C.S. Francis & Co.: 1847

Seller ID: 009662

Condition: Very Good


George Mogridge ("Old Humphrey") (1787 - 1854) was a prolific 19th century writer, poet and author of children's books and religious tracts. He is chiefly known by his pseudonym of 'Old Humphrey', under which name he published 46 works, but also used the pen-names 'Jeremy Jaunt', 'Ephraim Holding', 'Peter Parley' and 'Old Father Thames'. He wrote approximately 200 published works, many of which are still in publication today, and at the time of his death it was estim... View more info

Image for …<b>The Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and Legend - 1887-1891, <BR>  5 Volume Set [Complete]</b>

The Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and Legend - 1887-1891,
5 Volume Set [Complete]

By: [England] Newcastle Weekly Chronicle Contributors

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London:, Walter Scott Newcastle-On-Tyne,: 1887-1891

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005565


Publisher’s brown cloth with three color decorations on spine and front. All text blocks firm and square. Bindings very good, some minor starting of a few hinges. 1889 volume has 1888 stamped on lower spine. Text clean, some light toning and an occasional finger spot. Some ownership marks in preliminaries. Light wear to spine tips and corners, minimal refurbishing. Includes "The jubilee chronicle of the Newcastle exhibition, being a reprint of the Newcastl... View more info