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The Shady Side: Or Life In A Country Parsonage

By: A Pastor's Wife

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, U.S.A., Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1853, by John P. Jewett & Co., In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massechusetts: 1854

Edition: Thirty-sixth Thousand

Seller ID: 19095

Condition: Fair


Inscribed inside front cover: Augustine Kimball, now owned by his daughter M. Darlie Kimball Hight. 4.75" x 7.25". 348 very old and discolored pages. Binding is loose, ties are loose, all pages are present except the very last page. Owner has written in "THE END" at the bottom of page 348. The Paragraph ends logically, it seems to be the correct end of the book. End papers are present. Brown cloth boards, embossed on front and back covers. Title in gold leaf on the spine... View more info

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Each and All, The Seven Little Sisters Prove Their Sisterhood

By: Andrews, Jane

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, U.S.A., Ginn & Company, Publishers, The Athenaeum Press, copyright 1877, 1885 by Lee and Shepard: 1899

Inscription: Clarence Johnson, Charles City, Iowa

Seller ID: 19046

Condition: Fair


5" x 7". 142 pages. Chunk missing from top 1 1/2 inch at the top of the spine. Front facing endpaper has been removed, opens to title page. Name of owner in Charles City, Iowa on front endpaper on the board. Worn red cloth on boards, Gold lettering faintly visible on spine. Embossed pattern with black on front cover. Several black and white illustrations on glossy pages. A companion to several other stories, intended as an elementary text book, pronounciation and vocabul... View more info

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In The Days Of Poor Richard

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, Printed in the United States of America: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 742

Condition: Very Good


5.25" x 7.5". Hardcover, No Dust Jacket. Private Collection. My grandfather's name inside the front cover. Book has a red cloth binding with a gold bordered title on the front cover and a gold title on the spine. Gold on the spine has grown darker. Shelf wear is minor to the edges. Book is still very clean and bright looking. 414 Pages, yellowed with the age of the paper, they lived in Kansas in 1922, so it had to get there by train. It survived the Great Depression and ... View more info

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D'RI and I

By: Bachellor, Irving

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Lothrop publishing Company, Boston: 1901

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19144

Condition: Good


5.25" x 7 3/4". Previous owner's name inside front cover in pencil. Wear to top and bottom of cloth on spine. Corners worn. Gold leaf and image on front cover in excellent condition. Pages worn, some fingerprints, spine secure. Text clean. Adventures of pioneers around Lake Champlain and Ontario. Woven from fireside stories of the men who settled the area (or so the author claims.) Our book number 19144. View more info

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Our Wonder World Vol. Seven; Amateur Handicraft

By: Bailey, Harry Turner, Editor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United States, Geo. L. Shuman & Co.: 1926

Edition: Third Edition 1926

Seller ID: 13022

Condition: Very Good


10.25" x 7.75", 405 pages. Clean, solid 1926 edition. Spine sound, text clean. Wonderful full colour illustrations and dozens of diagrams and drawings explaining every manner of craft and skill from children cooking to a two-tube radio schematic. Toy-Making, Paper Craft, Needlework, Weaving, Woodworking, Metal work, Leather-work, Clay, Decorative Design, Photography, Cooking, Radio schematics, even the schematic of a telephone. Our book number 13022. View more info

Image for Honore' de Balzac in Twenty Five Volumes, The First Complete Translation into English, Ursule Mirouet, Eugenie Grandet, VOLUME FIVE, With Illustrations From Drawings on the Wood by Famous French Artists

Honore' de Balzac in Twenty Five Volumes, The First Complete Translation into English, Ursule Mirouet, Eugenie Grandet, VOLUME FIVE, With Illustrations From Drawings on the Wood by Famous French Artists

By: Balzac, Honore' de

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., New York, Peter Fenelon Collier & Son, MCM: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14108

Condition: Good


5.75" x 8". Ex-Library, Volume Five. shelf wear, some spots and scrapes on front and back covers. "Honore' de Balzac in Twenty Five Volumes, The First Complete Translation into English, Ursule Mirouet, Eugenie Grandet, VOLUME FIVE, With Illustrations From Drawings on the Wood by Famous French Artists." Contains two Books: Ursule Mirouet, and Eugenie Grandet, both with prefaces. Very good condition. 480 pages. Ancient notes paper-clipped into back endpapers. Our book numb... View more info

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A Ghostly Evening: A Merry Comedy in One Act

By: Barney, Grace

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 25 West 45th Street, New York, Samuel French: 1940

Seller ID: 40003

Condition: Fair


7.25" x 4.5", 52 pages. One act play script. Used, worn, notes in India ink. Folded pages with staple, none missing. Soiled and wrinkled. Our book number 40003. View more info

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New Practical Physics, Fundamental Principals and Applications to Daily Life

By: Black, Newton Henry; and Davis, Harvey Nathaniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York, U.S.A: 1930

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 49004

Condition: Good


Beautiful Embossed cover with two large Electrical towers on either side, Art Deco . Published January, 1929, This copy Reprinted March 1930, The Macmillan Company, New York. U.S.A. Back endpaper is loose, but spine is tight, just the paper is loose at the very hinge inside the back cover. Book is very clean and fresh-looking. Belonged to my aunt, who must have used it in High School, by the dates she has recorded inside. Only the tops of the pages were wet in the 1960 f... View more info

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The Decameron, or, Ten Days’ Entertainment of Boccaccio. A revised translation

By: BOCCACCIO, Giovanni : translated by Kelly, Walter Keating

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1855. xii, 545p., frontis. (port.). (Bohn’s Extra Volume): 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 739

Condition: Good


This book does not have a printed publication date, but if you google the translator and publisher, here is what you find: "BOCCACCIO, Giovanni (1313-1375) The Decameron, or, Ten days’ entertainment of Boccaccio. A revised translation, by W[alter].K[eating]. Kelly. London, Henry G. Bohn, 1855. xii, 545p., frontis. (port.). (Bohn’s Extra Volume) Extra Volume: 5. Cordasco: 213. " This volume has been covered in clear contact paper, the original box that came with the b... View more info

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Tubber Derg; or, The Red Well, Party Fight and Funeral, Dandy Kehoe's Christening, and Other Irish Tales

By: Carleton, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, James Duffy & Sons, 15 Wellington Quay and 1 Paternoster Row, London: 1910

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19341

Condition: Good


6" x 4", 256 pages. Green cloth on boards, Gold title and embossed harp on front cover, pocket size volume. Clean text, Some wear to edges and corners. Inscription between friends on front facing endpaper, May of 1913. Six stories: Tubber Derg, Party Fight and Funeral, Dandy Kehoe's Christening, Talbot and Gaynor- The Irish Pipers, Frank FInnegan- The foster Brother, The Three Wishes. Our book number 19341. View more info

Pocket Companion for Engineers, Architects and Builders contains Useful Information and Tables appertaining to the use of STEEL

By: Carnegie Steel

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Carnegie Steel Company, Pittsburgh, P.A.: 1921

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 49032

Condition: Very Good


Leather binding. Twenty Second Edition, April 1, 1921. Personal copy of my grandfather, County Engineer in Independence KAnsas, and marked accordingly. Some wear to the edges. This copy was in use by the engineer who owned it. Heirloom. Our book number 49032 View more info

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Joseph Conrad Collection, Matched Set of 26 Titles

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, New York: 1925

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 19400

Condition: Very Good


26 Volumes, Not numbered. 1925 edition (previously published in 1899 and 1903). Brown Cloth boards to look like leather with gold enhancements. Embossed Schooner on the front cover with a rope border around title on spine and on front cover. Books may have been read one time by my Father when he was a child. Some pages must be split open with a letter opener. Private collection of my Great-Aunt. Titles are as follows: Almayer's Folly, The Arrow of Gold, Chance, The Inher... View more info

Works of J. Fenimore Cooper, Complete in Ten Volumes, Volume Eight

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier, Publishers, New York: 1891

Seller ID: 19314

Condition: Poor


Moth eaten, pages yellowed, endpapers cracked, spine loose. "Illustrated with wood engravings." Woodcut illustrations good. Text clean. Volume Eight includes: Oak Openings, Satanstoe, Mercedes of Castile. cover worn at edges, spine worn top and bottom.Green cloth cover with gold lettering on the spine and front, and an embossed decoration on the back cover. View more info

Works of J. Fenimore Cooper, Complete in Ten Volumes, Volume Nine

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier, Publishers, New York: 1891

Seller ID: 19313

Condition: Poor


Moth eaten, pages yellowed, endpapers cracked, spine loose. Woodcut illistrations good. Text clean. Volume Nine includes: The Ways of The Hour, Wing And Wing, Wept of the Wish-Ton-Wish, Precaution. Illustration is entitles 'THE THEFT. -The Ways of the Hour'. cover worn at edges, spine worn top and bottom.Green cloth cover with gold lettering on the spine and front, and an embossed decoration on the back cover. View more info

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Time Tries All. An Original Drama in Two Acts.

By: Courtney, John, Esq.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, 92 Tremont St., nearly op. Tremont House, William V. Spencer: 1856

Edition: No. 111

Seller ID: 43901

Condition: Good: Fragile


7.5" x 4.5", 26 pages. Sewn together. Missing back cover, but all text and script present. Actor's name written on the front. "Spencer's Boston Theatre - A collection of Scarce Acting Tragedies, Comedies, Dramas, Farces and Burlettas" Drama "With original casts, costumes, and the whole of the stage business correctly marked and arranged by Mrs. J.B. Wright, Assistant Manager of the Boston Theatre". Our book number 43901. View more info

Joan of Arc and The English Mail Coach

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles E. Merrill Co., New York: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 59

Condition: Good


Joan of Arc, The English Mail Coach, Levana and Our Lady of Sorrows. Three books by Thomas De Quincey. Edited with an introduction and notes by Julian W. Abernathy, Ph.D., Principal of the Berkeley Institute, Brooklyn, and author of 'American Literature'. Library discard, worn cover is in decent condition, part of the back endpaper has been torn out, copious notes in the margins, all in pencil. This was used as a 12th Grade textbook in the Vinita Oklahoma Public schools ... View more info

The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Chapter XIII, The Dickens Suppliment to Harper's Weekly, To Accompany No. 708, Vol., XIV

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harper's Weekly, New York, Saturday July 23, 1870: 1870

Seller ID: 19509

Condition: Fair


Included with BOOK: The Works of Chrles Dickens Unabridged Edition, Volime 1. One full Sheet of Newspaper, four pages of Edwin Drood, Chapter XIII. Water spots, Folded corners, Wear to edges. Paper not broken at creases. Apparently has been tucked into the front of the 1870 book since 1870. Text begins"Miss Twinkleton's establishment." and ends with "And that I devote myself to his destruction." on page four. IF YOU BUY THIS PAPER THE BOOK IS INCLUDED AS ... View more info

The Works of Charles Dickens, Unabridged Edition, Volume I

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $85.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier, Publisher: 1870

Seller ID: 19510

Condition: Good


Shelf wear to corners and edges. Yellowing of paper. Binding secure, some cracking of hinges of endpapers. Pages slightly soiled, small tears. none missing, all present. Includes One 4-page Harper's Dickens Suppliment of Edwin Drood from 1870 as well. if you buy this book the paper is part of the price. FOR A FULL DESCRIPTION OF THE PAPER SEE LISTING OF BOOK NUMBER 19509. View more info

The Corsican Brothers, a Novel (with two uncredited stories included)

By: Dumas, Alexandre

Price: $100.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Company, Chicago: 1906

Seller ID: 19514

Condition: Good


Full color Lithograph on the front cover of a lovely young lady, copyrighted 1906 by The Forbes Litho. MFG Co. No other dates given in the book. The Corsican Brothers, 148 pages. Also included are two other titles: The Artist's Love, 102 pages; and Florry's Lesson, 14 pages. Front endpaper missing before my grandfather bought the book, because he has written his name on the top of the title page, and he always writes it on the facing endpaper. Clothbound, dark green with... View more info

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Stories In Pictures

By: E.P. Dutton and Company

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States, E.P.Dutton and Company: 1881

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 6066

Condition: Fragile


9" x 7.5", 30 unpaginated pages with black and white prints on each page. Very fragile. A children's book designed to encourage story telling as the pictures are seen. (The adult tells stories or asks the child to describe the action in each picture). Heavier paper on the colored wraps, front cover has come loose, book has been hand stitched together at some point. No credits are listed for the illustrators, but many of the drawings are signed. Our book number 6066. View more info