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Imperial Dictionary Of Universal Biography A Series of Original Memoirs of Distinguished Men, of all Ages and all Nations, Volume XI, HAC-HUN

By: N/A

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: London, William Mackenzie: circa 1880

Seller ID: 13252

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Volume 11 (eleven) only. By writers of eminence in the various branches of literature, science, and art. Gilt blind-stamped maroon boards. Gilt still brilliant, 2 full page engravings with tissues. Front free endpaper missing, with front gutter beginning to crack. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 769-960 pages; 13252 View more info

Royal Academy Pictures And Sculpture 1907

By: N/A

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1907

Seller ID: 12157

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Illustrating the Hundred and Thirty-Ninth Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1907. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering, tissued frontispiece, top edge gilt, index, ads in back. Corners frayed, large faded spot on front board, spine soiled, title page dog-eared, previous owner's name, 1" stain upper spine edge of first several pages. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to - 11" to 13" tall; 160+ pages; 12157 View more info

Royal Academy Pictures And Sculpture 1913

By: N/A

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1913

Seller ID: 12158

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Illustrating the Hundred and Forty-Fifth Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1913. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering, tissued frontispiece, top edge gilt, index, ads in back. Corners frayed, spine soiled and stained, previous owner's name, hinge cracking. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to - 11" to 13" tall; 157+ pages; 12158 View more info

The Children's Friend For Boys And Girls At Home & At School

By: N/A

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: London, 1909

Seller ID: 12333

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Illustrated. Color frontispiece of girl holding puppy, captioned "who dares now?". Burgundy boards, gilt spine lettering of title and nothing else. Contains short stories, articles, ads, novelettes, games, etc. No copyright page, no table of contents or title page, minor soil and edgewear. Page 145 torn, page 81 soiled. Front gutter is cracking but remainder of book is in clean, tight condition. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 192 pages; 12333 View more info

The White Linen Nurse

By: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell

Price: $16.50  $14.03

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 16919

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Rubbed and worn at extremities, minor foxing; Small 8vo - 7½" to 8" tall; 276 pages; 16919UU View more info

JOHN RANDOLPH

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1899

Seller ID: 27019

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Minor age wear. ; American Statesmen Series, Volume XVI Series; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 326 pages; 27019 View more info

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Seven British Classics

By: Addison, Scott, Lamb, Campbell, Macauley, Tennyson, Thackeray

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: American Book Company: 1900

Seller ID: 15962

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine lettering beginning to fade. Published around the turn of last century. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 15962Naq --img View more info

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From Ponkapog To Pesth

By: Aldrich, T. B.

Price: $38.00  $32.30

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition; 13th Printing

Seller ID: 25999

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Prologue: The reader will probably not find Ponkapog set down in any but the very latest gazetteer. It is the Indian name of a little New England village [in Massachusetts], from which the writer sallied forth, a while ago, on a pilgrimage beyond the sea. Ponkapog scarcely merits a description, and Pesth [pronounced Pest, in Hungary]-- the farthest point east to which his wanderings led him -- has been too often described. He is thus happily relieved of the onus of makin... View more info

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Book of Patriotism, Young Folks Library in Twenty Volumes, Volume XVIII Only

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (editor-In-Chief) , and George Frisbie Hoar (editor)

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Hall & Locke Company: 1902

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 30122

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Includes "The Strenuous Life" by Teddy Roosevelt. Six colored plates, all in excellent condition, and 110 B/W illustrations. Front cover still bright but spine is a little faded. Edgewear. Gilt top edge. The number 714 printed on bottom of title page, private library name on front pastedown. ; Young Folks' Library Series; Ex-Library; Vol. 18; Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 395 pages; 30122 View more info

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John Gray, A Kentucky Tale of the Olden Time

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott: 1893

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 12438

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Illustrated frontispiece of author, this being his first novel. Gray decorated cloth boards, gilt spine lettering. Binding loose, previous owner's name. Two small holes on ffep. Fold on rfep. ; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 218 pages; 12438 View more info

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A Kentucky Cardinal; a Story

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1895

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 30970

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Frontispiece loose at bottom edge, 3 more illustrations; faint stains on boards and front pastedown. Gift note to Waldo's Mother at Christmas 1901. ; Harpers Little Novels Series; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 147 pages; 30970 View more info

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Seeing Denver

By: American Sight-Seeing Car and Coach Company

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Denver, The American Sight-Seeing Car and Coach Company: 1904

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 30016

Condition: Good+


Rear cover, gray, has spots around the perimeter. Insects have had dinner on the covers, leaving holes here and there. Wonderful old photos of mansions and buildings and rails in Denver at the turn of the last century are on all the pages. A photo/picture in the box on cover is missing, leaving evidence in 3 corners. This is not a reprint, print-on-demand or facsimile. It is an original, with a price of 25-cents. Originally bound with string, the string has long since di... View more info

Grammar Of The Latin Language

By: Andrews and Stoddard

Price: $28.20  $23.97

Publisher: Crocker & Brewster: 1859

Edition: 65th Printing

Seller ID: 17445

Condition: Good+


Top portion of title page torn. Leather spine, cloth embossed boards. Rubbed, soiled, stained. ; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 17445Frcb View more info

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Fun And Fiction

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Unknown: 1910

Seller ID: 11807

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Inscribed by Uncle Jay (1950s children's TV show host). No publisher, author, illustrator or date and unpaginated; title page seems to be missing. Contents are listed on front pastedown, editorial column on rear pastedown (and ends with a hyphenated word, as if continued) . Circa 1910. Sampling of contents: Forest Land Tales (Fourth Installment) ; Uncle Sam's Page (Congressional Library) ; Abdallah or The Magic Rug (Ninth Adventure) ; New Feature--Child Play Natural Hist... View more info

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Gray Mist, A Novel

By: Anonymous

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30526

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Although the author's name appears absolutely nowhere in the book, it shows "by the author of the Martyrdom of an Empress" on front board which research shows to be written by Marguerite Cunliffe-Owen, therefore I can safely assume this book is also written by her. The color illustrations (by the author) are all present and the color frontispiece is tissued. Old handwritten price and even older name of previous owner on flypage. Edges worn, frayed and bumped, dam... View more info

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Anabasis Of Xenophon

By: Anthon, Charles

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1852 [1847]

Seller ID: 21954

Condition: Poor


Simply put, an altogether falling apart book which holds only the value of the content: A Greek soldier and writer as well as a disciple of Socrates, Xenophon, joined Cyrus the Younger in an attack on Persia. After the death of Cyrus, Xenophon led the Greek troops to the Black Sea, an ordeal he recounted in Anabasis. Greek text, english notes. The boards have separated, the leather has dried up and fallen off with the exception of a few remaining pieces on the spine. One... View more info

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The Dramatist

By: Anthony, Luther B. , editor

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: Easton, PA, Unknown: 1913

Seller ID: 20510

Condition: Very Good


Contents: Charles Frohman, Brander Matthews; Henry Arthur Jones; Arnold Bennett; *To-Morrow; *Anti-Matrimony; Are You a Crook? ; Broadway Jones; The Easiest Way; *Caste; *L'Aiglon; *Such is Life; *The Play of Today; *The Dramatic Index; Three Seasons Compared; That Right Word; Plots of the World's Best Plays; Complete Index to Vols. I, II, III and IV. *The asterisk indicates that the work is published. Edgewear, tear at spine edge. New York Theatrical Season at a Glance ... View more info

The Conqueror Being the True and Romantic Story of Alexander Hamilton

By: Atherton, Gertrude Franklin

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1903

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 23013

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A fictionalized biography of the colonial politician and US President. Extremities worn and fraying, front gutter split at top edge, previous owner's name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 546+ads pages; 23013 View more info

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Dr. Lebaron And His Daughters

By: Austin, Jane G.

Price: $98.00  $83.30

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1892

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 26003

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Historically accurate fictionalized accounts of the early colonization of America, this book gives rare insight into the lives of Miles Standish and Betty Alden. An original publication, not a print-on-demand book. Foxing throughout; pocket removal residue (from years ago, having been placed in the research collection and noted as "not to be removed from the Rosenberg library, Galveston, Texas"). Slight slant, burgundy leather spine rubbed. Gilt spine lettering. ... View more info

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D`ri And I A Tale of Daring Deeds in the Second War with the British, Being the Memoirs of Colonel Ramon Bell, U. S. A.

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Lothrop Publishing Company: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 20888

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Gilt blind-stamped decorations around paper paste-on picture of main character with 1812 printed below the title. Gilt decorated spine, top edge gilt, deckled edges, tissued frontispiece. Minor bumping to corners and wear at extremities, rubbed spots on boards, faint evidence of name erasure. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 362 pages; 20888 View more info