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1 Harper's Magazine Vol. LXVI

New York Harper & Brothers 1883 Leather Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean full leather with black unchipped title & volume box on spine, gold stamped lettering. Some edge scuffing, no cracking or tears. Small spot of insect damage to inside fixed endpaper corner. Binding is tight & square. No names or bookplates, pages are clean. 972 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Large 8vo. Antiquarian. 011208

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2 The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America, Containing the Confession of Faith, the Catechisms, and the Directory for the Worship of God

Philadelphia Presbyterian Board of Publication 1891 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Tasteful old bookplate inside front cover. Name in ink on front fly leaf. Pencil notes on blank free endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. 405 pgs. 12mo. Religion. 006309

Price: 20.00 USD
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Captain Martha Mary, Abbott, Avery
3 Captain Martha Mary
Abbott, Avery
New York Century Co. 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, decorated binding. "Published April 1912" on copyright page, 1912 on title page. Clean green cloth boards (decorated binding with yellow and brown sunflower decoration on cover). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned brief previous owner inscription dated 1919 on front free endpaper. 211 pp. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Original illustrated jacket has a few small chips, very light soiling, 1.00 net price on cover and spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019577

Price: 30.00 USD
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Harper's Story Books - A series of narratives, dialogues, biographies, and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young, Abbott, Jacob
4 Harper's Story Books - A series of narratives, dialogues, biographies, and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young
Abbott, Jacob
New York Harper & Brothers 1856 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
First edition, illustrated with engravings. Red cloth boards with blind stamped lettering and decoration on front and rear covers, gold lettering and embellishmen on spine. Quite clean, tiny spots of wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, hinges are sound. Yellow glossy endpapers with previous owner name and date (1861) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Additional name neatly penned at top edge of Chapter 1. Pages and illustrations are clean. 160 pages. 027253

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The Golden Fleece ( La Toison D'or), Achard, Amedee
5 The Golden Fleece ( La Toison D'or)
Achard, Amedee
Boston L. C. Page & Co. 1900 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Victor A. Searles, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated blue cloth boards (illustration of two horsemen at a gallop), bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at spine corners, fraying started at bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no foxing. Small neatly penned 1903 previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with tissue guard; 5 additional illustrations. 435 pgs. 008378

Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louis M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1887 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spot of wear-through at top spine corner. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking, with slight lean. Clean floral endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned on back of frontispiece. Frontispiece portrait of author with clean original tissue guard. 365 pp. + advertising. "Copyright 1886, by Louis M. Alcott" on copyright page, 1887 on title page. 020331

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Jo's Boys, Alcott, Louisa M.
7 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louisa M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1886 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with black, red and gold decoration, gold lettering. Very light soiling and wear. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean floral endpapers. Very lightly penciled name on blank fly leaf dated December 26th, 1886. Frontispiece portrait of Louisa M. Alcott with clean tissue guard. Copyright, 1886 by Louisa M. Alcott, 1886 on title page. Text block measures 1-1/16th width. 18 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024409

Price: 250.00 USD
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8 Boysi Himself
Allan, Glenn
New York Samuel Curl, Inc. 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with blue-black lettering on cover and spine. Slight surface wear to top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers -- no names, writing or marks. 267 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears, slightest hint of light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. First book appearance of "Boysi" the African American cook and self-elected manager of the Oates family; Glenn Allan's widely loved stories about Boysi first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post. 8vo. Fiction. 015204

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A Guide to Collecting Cookbooks: A History of People, Companies and Cooking, Allen, Colonel Bob
9 A Guide to Collecting Cookbooks: A History of People, Companies and Cooking
Allen, Colonel Bob
Paducah, Kentucky Collector Books 1990 0891454217 / 9780891454212 Paperback Fine 
Very clean large paperback in as new condition. No fading, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated profusely with full color photographs. Includes descriptions and prices. 213 pages. 026084

Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Remnants of Early Latin
Allen, F. D.
Boston Ginn & Co. 1893 Early Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. Very light corner wear (no fraying or wear-through). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper, occasional pencil notations on page margins. 8vo. Latin. 010178

Price: 35.00 USD
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Back to Arcady, Allen, Frank Waller
11 Back to Arcady
Allen, Frank Waller
Boston Herbert B. Turner & Company 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1905" on copyright page, 1905 on title page. Decorated binding - green cloth boards with white and green sundial and roses illustration with green and white floral motif border. Unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling - ink stroke to spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (tiny date on rear fixed endpaper), gilt top page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Tiny spots of wear to spine corners. 157 pp. with page decorations throughout; four beautiful tipped in black and white illustrations. 020585

Price: 25.00 USD
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Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs, American Poets
12 Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs
American Poets
Boston D. Lothrop & Co. 1881 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark Maroon cloth boards almost black with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Beveled edges. Light wear at top and bottom of spine. Cloth boards are clean, with a few very light scratches to boards. Gilt top page edges. Clean decorated endpapers. Contemporary previous owner name on interior blank page with date 1889. Pages have a few small spots.70 pgs. Rear hinge has a small bit of cracking to paper only. Signatures starting to loosen. Frontis illustration with tissue guard, lovely illustrations throughout. A really charming and attractive old book of beautiful songs, poems and illustrationsAntiquarian. 008503

Price: 30.00 USD
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John True, Or, The Christian Experience of an Honest Boy, Anonymous
13 John True, Or, The Christian Experience of an Honest Boy
Anonymous
New York Harper & Brothers 1856 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Red cloth boards with hint of very light soiling. Blind stamped decoration on front and rear board. Tiny spots of wear at corner tips and spine ends. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Pale yellow endpapers, with previous owner name, date and place neatly penned on front free endpaper (LeRoy, NY 1861). Illustrated. 160 pages. Approx. size: 5-1/2" x 7" From the "Harper's Story Book" series. 023760

Price: 35.00 USD
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The American Toilet, Anonymous
14 The American Toilet
Anonymous
New York Imbert's Lithographic Office 1827 Pamphlet Very Good 
Scarce early American booklet of lithographs on the true meaning of beauty. The American Toilet. New York: Imbert's Lithographic Office, 1827. Size: 4-5/8" x 3-5/8". Twenty page small lithograph booklet, each lithograph with liftable flap revealing text underneath. Bound with original string on left edge, no covers. A few of the flaps are missing, and some of these pages have slight damage (holes where flap was removed). Others are in perfect condition. Lithographs are black and white and have not been colored. 023734

Price: 500.00 USD
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The Domestic Adventurers, Bacon, Josephine Daskam
15 The Domestic Adventurers
Bacon, Josephine Daskam
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1907 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Very clean brown ribbed cloth boards with clean illustrated paste-on label on cover (unchipped, but with an abrasion to upper right corner). Gold stamped lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name and date (1907) on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; 7 additional black & white plates. 221 pgs. 013489

Price: 8.00 USD
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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
16 Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete)
Bailey, Rutherford
Pittsburgh John M. Roberts & Sons 1922 First softcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Hugh Rankin; Harold DeLay 
Clean two-volume set. Decorated brown and black wraps with black lettering, stapled binding (size: 10" x 7-1/2"). No creasing or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates which are reproductions of paintings of Hugh Rankin and Harold DeLay from the magazine series published under the title, "Through the Ages With Father Time." Volume I - 63 pp. Volume II - 59 pp. 020767

Price: 150.00 USD
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Wild Wind, Bailey, Temple
17 Wild Wind
Bailey, Temple
Philadelphia Penn Publishing Co. 1930 First Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket designed by Charles D. Mitchell. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped dark blue lettering on cover and spine. Slight fraying at top inside spine edge, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper, with small ink-stamped name on front fixed endpaper. 316 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, bookmark is still attached, has 3/4" deep chipping at top and bottom spine edges, corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman gives up her chance for happiness in order to care for another woman's children. 018298

Price: 18.00 USD
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18 The Truth About the Trouble at Roundstone
Barton, William E.
Boston/Toronoto Pilgrim Press 1897 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket H. P. Barnes 
Clean yellow cloth boards (tiny spot to spine--smaller than a pea) decorated with red, black and gold leafy illustration. Very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Fifteen illustrations by H.P. Barnes. 144 pgs. 006801

Price: 25.00 USD
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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
19 Alas, Poor Yorick!
BIll, Alfred H.
Boston Little Brown 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1927 on title page, "Published September, 1927" on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 263 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical romance and intrigue woven around the character of "Parson Yorick", one of the most illustrious clergymen of literary genius in England. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016361

Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Teuchsa Grondie: A Legendary Poem
Bishop, Levi
Albany Levi Bishop (Weed, Parsons & Co., Printers) 1870 Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with bevelled edges, gold lettering on spine. Small spots of wear to corners, 1/8" chipping to green cloth at base of spine, light wear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Dark brown endpapers. White library numbers on lower spine, plain diagonal brown cardholder on rear fixed endpaper. No library stamp marks to pages or edges. No names or bookplates. Ink spot (size of dime) on bottom margin of copyright page and contents page. Date on copyright page 1869; date on title page 1870. 446 pgs. 006321

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