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The Life of Henry Ward Beecher

By: Anonymous

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 025191

Condition: Very Good


New York: Hurst & Co., 1888. Undated, ca. 1888. Arlington Edition. Illustrated throughout with black and white engravings. Attractive copy in Victorian binding, rich red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in black. Extremities very lightly rubbed, barely noticeable spine fading, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name and 1888 date on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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The Beauty of Woman's Faith. A Tale of Southern Life

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Derby & Jackson: 1859

Seller ID: 026996

Condition: Fair


New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859. Worn but sound copy dated 1859 on title page, brown cloth with decorative gilt spine lettering and cover decoration in blind, 310 pages. Covers rubbed with chipping at the extremities, slight lean to binding, good hinges, sound text block, pages foxed but fully legible, faint gift notation on front free endpaper in pencil.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Showers of Blessing

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York USA, Berger Publishing Company: 1900

Seller ID: 024312

Condition: Good


Buffalo, New York USA: Berger Publishing Company , 1900. Undated, ca.1900. Decorative religious inspirational book. White color illustrated cloth, with red and gilt Art Nouveau half title decoration, color frontis, fifteen pages. Internally, very good with Renaissance style gilt and color border decorations (made to look like illuminations), alternate-page color floral illustrations, interspersed with verses from the Bible. Some cover soil and foxing, mildly rubbed extremities, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. . Hard Cover. Good. Square 16mo (13.25 c... View more info

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Magic, Pretended Miracles, and Remarkable Natural Phenomena

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon, Blakeman & Co.: 1850

Seller ID: 036020

Condition: Fair


New York: Sheldon, Blakeman & Co., 1850. Undated, ca. 1950. Explains and occasionally debunks mysterious natural phenomena and supposed miracles. Worn copy in dark brown cloth with gilt spine lettering, 6" tall. Covers heavily worn at the corners and spine ends, external split to front joint but cover very secure, good hinges, sound text block, slightly age-yellowed but clean pages with a small water spot to the outer margins of the first dozen or so leaves, 1861 reward of merit notation to Master Willis Parker Miner on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 16mo - over... View more info

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The Household Fairy Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Davis, Porter & Co.: 1865

Seller ID: 030939

Condition: Fair


Philadelphia: Davis, Porter & Co., 1865. Very worn book from 1865. Contains Cinderella, Blue Beard, and Little Red Riding Hood, illustrated throughout with engravings, pink pictorial borders on every page. Dark yellow illustrated hardcover with tan cloth spine, 96 pages. Covers chipped, spotted and a bit warped from past moisture exposure (but no damp odor), considerable dampstaining to endpapers, some very faint dampstaining to a few pages, pages in generally good condition but somewhat grubby and a little edgeworn.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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The Album of Love

By: Anonymous

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lowell, MA, Isaac Tompkins: 1845

Seller ID: 038513

Condition: Good


Lowell, MA: Isaac Tompkins, 1845. Title page dated 1845. Victorian love poetry by various authors. Dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in blind, all edges gilt, 4.5 inches tall. Very light cover wear, good hinges, sound text block, free endpapers quite foxed, pages clean with some occasional foxing and a few stray pencil marks, old gift notation on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. View more info

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A Guide to Good Manners: Containing Hints on Etiquette, Business, Morals, Dress, Friendship, Weddings, Balls, Dinners, Parties, Compliments and Letter Writing

By: Anonymous

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, John M. Wood: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035696

Condition: Fair


Springfield, MA: John M. Wood, 1847. Title page dated 1847, cover dated 1848. Worn. Guide to mid 19th century behavior in a wide range of social situations. Printed tan hardcover, 4.5" tall, frontis engraving, 128 pages. Covers very worn and spitted with considerable chipping to the spine, binding no longer firm but all pages attached, pages a little foxed and age-toned but clean, no names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Gerald O'Reilly; or, The Triumph of Principle

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, H. L. Kilner & Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 026799

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: H. L. Kilner & Co., 1880. Undated, ca. 1880. Attractively bound book, about six inches tall, teal blue cloth lettered and dcorated with a floral, ribbon and sunshine design in silver gilt and black. Light shelfwear, mainly a bit of rubbing to the corners and spine ends, very minor shelf soil, good hinges, sound text block, old name stamp (Katie M. Fogarty) on front pastedown, pages clean and free from other names or markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

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Lady Day: A Charming Story for Girls

By: Anonymous

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, H. L. Kilner & Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 026802

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: H. L. Kilner & Co., 1880. Undated, ca. 1880. Attractively bound book, about six inches tall, red cloth lettered and dcorated with a floral, ribbon and sunshine design in silver gilt and black. Light shelfwear, mainly a bit of rubbing to the corners and spine ends, very minor shelf soil, spine subtly age-toned, good hinges, sound text block, old name stamp (Katie M. Fogarty) on front pastedown, pages clean and free from other names or markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

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Tales of Old Litchfield

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Litchfield [Connecticut], Reprinted from the Litchfield Enquirer: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035105

Condition: Very Good


Litchfield [Connecticut]: Reprinted from the Litchfield Enquirer, 1970. Undated reprint, probably 1970s, of the 1930s original. Tan softcover with blue cloth tape spine, unpaginated (about 60 pages), printed on cream colored paper, folding map at rear. Light shelfwear and a shallow crease to the lower corner of the front cover, contents clean and free from names or other markings.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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Biography of The Saviour, and His Apostles, with a Portrait of Each

By: Anonymous

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Taylor & Dodd: 1840

Seller ID: 035092

Condition: Good


New York: Taylor & Dodd, 1840. Title page dated 1840. Life of Christ with character portraits (not actual portraits) of the Apostles. Dark brown cloth printed in gilt, 6" tall, 108 pages. Some shelfwear including chipping to portions of the joints, good hinges, sound text block, pages foxed but clean, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

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Sunshine for Baby Land

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston and Dover, NH, D. Lothrop & Co.; G. T. Day & Co.: 1875

Seller ID: 038492

Condition: Fair


Boston and Dover, NH: D. Lothrop & Co.; G. T. Day & Co., 1875. Undated, ca. 1875. Children's short stories and amusements generously illustrated throughout with engravings. Colorful hardcover with child and kitten on front cover, brown cloth spine lettered and decorated in gilt, decorative rear cover. Covers rubbed, especially at the extremities, front hinge internally reglued, text block sound but not tight (no loosened pages), rear free endpaper absent, pages a little age-yellowed but clean, name in pencil on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9... View more info

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Christian Love; or, the Duty of Personal Efforts for the Immediate Conversion of the Impenitent

By: Anonymous

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, John S. Taylor: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034653

Condition: Fair


New York: John S. Taylor, 1841. First edition, 1841. Small book, 4.5" tall, in teal blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in blind. Extremities rubbed, hinges good, text block sound, pages uniformly foxed throughout, names on front endpaper and preliminary blank, no other markings, page following dedication has a small upper margin chip and a 2" slit down down the middle with no loss of text.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Flowers of Instruction

By: Anonymous

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. T. Ash: 1840

Seller ID: 034467

Condition: Fair


Philadelphia: T. T. Ash, 1840. Undated, ca. 1840. Short essays and poems, intended for instruction of older children and adults, illustrated with a handful of woodcuts or wood engravings. Brown cloth with decorative yellow label on the front cover, 5.5" tall, 128 pages. Covers heavily rubbed with some shelf soil, joints chipped, front cover attached but binder's cords, text block sound, pages foxed with occasional faint old unobtrusive dampstains, closed tear to one margin. Includes such topics as Instances of Sagacity in the Inferior Animals; Venetian Police; Wonderful Power of the Imag... View more info

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The Pretty Village [Front Cover Title: Visits to Holly Farm]

By: Anonymous

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1855

Seller ID: 031409

Condition: Fair


Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1855. Undated, ca. 1855 based on notation on blank page near the front of the book. Worn children's story illustrated with four color plates printed by Kronheim Co., London. Inexplicably, the detached front cover is titled Visits to Holly Farm, but does match the still attached rear cover - so it probably is the right cover. Covers are scuffed and lightly soiled around the edges, additional edgewear, binding restitched with the front endpaper placed after one of the color plates, pages a little worn around the edges but generally good, fairly fain... View more info

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Frohe Tiere [Happy Animals]

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Germany, N.P.: 1950

Seller ID: 038247

Condition: Very Good


Germany: N.P., 1950. Undated, ca. 1950s, no publisher or location shown. Oblong board book with four pages of animal illustrations with captions in German, plus the front cover, measures 5" x 7.75". Very good condition, firm binding, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Oblong 12mo. View more info

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Miss Mary's Valentine and Other Stories

By: Anonymous

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. [DeWolfe Fiske & Co.): 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030063

Condition: Good


Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. [DeWolfe Fiske & Co.), 1880. Undated, ca. 1880. First edition. Children's stories, poems and activities illustrated with engravings plus a full color lithographed frontis plate. Front cover has a color illustration of a little girl sewing surrounded by flowers, red cloth spine lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt. Covers rubbed with some rubthrough at the corners and a bit of finger soil, good hinges, sound text block, a few minor spots to front endpapers, pages mainly very clean with a few instances of minor finger soil to the margins, name on front fre... View more info

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Winter Tales

By: Anonymous

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company: 1920

Seller ID: 030106

Condition: Good


Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company, 1920. Undated, ca. 1920s or 1930s. Collected verses and stories about winter, illustrated with eight full color plate and dozens of black and white line drawings, seven of which are neatly colored in. Color illustrated hardcover with maroon cloth spine, about fifty pages. Covers rubbed at the extremities with some bumping to the corners, good hinges, firm text block, pages quite age-darkened but clean with no ownership marks.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Time About Fair Play; or, Who Shall Be Captain?

By: Anonymous

Price: $110.00

Publisher: N.P., N.P.: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040198

Condition: Good


N.P.: N.P., 1877. Undated, ca. 1877 per WorldCat, which also has no author, publisher or place listed. Lovely little book for juveniles, just under 4.75 inches tall, blue cloth decoratively printed in black white and gilt with a small color illustration mounted on the front cover, frontis engraving plus engraved title, 32 pages. Very good condition with some very light chipping to the white printing of the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a gift notation from teacher to student on the front free endpaper in pencil, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good... View more info

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The Recreations of a Country Parson

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Fields: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032097

Condition: Fair


Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1851. First edition [1851]. First series. Heavily worn but sound copy in textured brown cloth with gilt spine lettering. Covers heavily rubbed and lightly spotted, binding sound, front free endpaper removed, large faint spots to rear endpapers and blank, pencil notes on first and final blanks, pages slightly age-toned but clean.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info