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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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Harper's Outdoor Book For Boys

By: Adams, Joseph H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, Harper & Brothers Publishers: May, 1907

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 6065

Condition: Good


8" x 5.75", 381 pages. Soil from much use, no marks in text and binding sound, cracked at endpaper hinges. Wear to edges and corners, but not as much as one might expect in 110 years. As they say in Texas, this book looks like it was 'rode hard and put away wet'. An infinitely useful guide to outdoor living - apparent from the many many reprints. This copy of this edition was published in May of 1907. Scores from a game written in on one of the blank pages up front. Guid... View more info

Modern Magnetics

By: Auerbach, Felix, Translated by Booth, H.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Methuse & Co., Ltd., 36 Essex Street W.C., London: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 49027

Condition: Fair


Book cover is ripped down the front hinge of the spine from about half an inch from the botom to about an inch and an half from the top. There is some shelf wear at the top of the spine and the bottom. The front and back covers are in very good condition. The pages are tight. Text is clean. This was from the research library of Humble Oil and Refining Company, Houston Texas. Most recently in the private collection of a retired research engineer. First Publication of this... 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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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

The Doctor

By: Connor, Ralph

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company, New York, Chicago, Toronto, London, Edinborough (Most likely Chicago, as my Grandfather was from Nebraska): 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 19302

Condition: Fair


Worn and faded, Man on horseback and a cloud embossed and inked on the front cover, spine relaxed, all pages present and secure. 1906, first edition. My grandfather's name and the date, "12-25-06 from E.P.A." inscribed. A Christmas present. Sacrificed for the education of the next generation, (and namesake.) 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

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

Second Course In Algebra

By: Englehardt, Fred, and Haertter, Leonard D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 34010

Condition: Good


Hardcover, navy blue with embossed art deco titles. First Edition, "Algebra-Second, Printed in the U.S.A., P-7-33." Book in good condition. One Owner. Spine tight, Some white scrapes on the front cover, a dent in the spine where thumb and fingers may have grasped it while wet. Red stamped mark on the back endpaper has a man leaning against a stone, and says "Patented Sept. 22, 1925." Name of owner pencilled inside front cover. A few small marks noting whi... View more info

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Wanted ~ A Chaperone

By: Ford, Paul Leichester

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition October 1902

Seller ID: 19914

Condition: Good


8 3/4" x 6", 110 pages, Good Condition. Slight crack of front free endpaper, slight wear to top and bottom of spine and corners slightly rubbed. Gift inscription, ""Some little token etc" As Tweedlefraunch says. December 25,1902. C.F.W." A Christmas Story. Beautiful art nouveau borders on every page, Protected Illustrations as well. Gloriously beautiful novel for young people. Our book number 19914. View more info

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The Boy's Busy Book

By: Fraser, Chelsea

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1927

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 6063

Condition: Good


471 Pages, 8" x 6" x 1.5". Good condition. First edition of 1927 book with every manner of project appropriate for young people. From Sharpening your tools, knowing how to use them, things to make, decorating, gifts for the family, radio, metal, leather, paper, concrete and woodworking. Our book number 6063. View more info

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The Story of Jean Valjean, Adapted from Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables"

By: Grames, Sarah Katherine, Ph.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, F.A. Owen Publishing Company, Dansville, N.Y.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 762

Condition: Good


This is a 1921 version of Cliff notes. Ms. Grames has "adapted" Les Miserables into a 32 page summary of the story of Jean Valjean. The Book has a blue cloth binding with black lettering, and is held together by three staples. The condition is remarkable for a book this age, as the only loosening of the staples is in the center four pages, one sheet has begun to come loose. This book is withdrawn from the library, so it has glue residue around the base of the spine. A be... View more info