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Hand-Book of SOCIAL ECONOMY or The WORKER'S A B C

By: About, Edmond

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, Appleton: 1873

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 39058


Worn at head & tail of spine, former owner's name, otherwise Very Good in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Written by a French novelist and journalist with progressive leanings. ; View more info

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Volgarizzamento delle Favole di Esopo testo Riccardiano inedito, citato dagli Accademici della Crusca

By: Aesop [edited by Luigi Rigoli]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Firenze [Florence, Italy], Stamperia del giglio, a spese di A. Garine: 1818

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39611


118, [2] pages; Contemporary cream colored boards, two small labels with collection numbers on spine and front cover -- (the faint spine label matches the number on the booklabel of Leo S. Olschki [ Ex libris Leonis S. Olschki bibliopolae Veneti Established heading] -- longtime booksellers in Florence, etc. Two small inscriptions dated 1843 on the enpapers. A well preserved uncut copy, impressed as an octavo with generous margins, possibly on large paper -- (the copy ... View more info

INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN EGYPT, ARABIA PETRAEA, AND THE HOLY LAND - Volume 2 only

By: American, An

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1838

Seller ID: 38721


Eighth Edition, with additions. Former owner's name on ffep, scattered foxing, cloth chipped at spine ends and corners, slight lean, otherwise unmarked and tight in original pink/brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Ten full page black and white plates. View more info

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De la Generation des Vers dans le Corps de l'Homme - Tome Second (only)

By: Andry de Bois-Regard, Nicolas

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Paris, La Veuve Alix : Lambert & Durand: 1741

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 40287


Vol. 2; De la nature et des especes de cette maladie; des moyens de s'en preserver et de la guerir. Troisiemme edition, considérablement augmentée, & formant un ouvrage nouveau. Volume 2 only. Contents clean and tight in contemporary 18th century full mottled calf binding with five raised bands at spine and extensive gilt decorative stamping in compartments, leather titles label at spine with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, all edges red. Leather beginning to s... View more info

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AYER'S AMERICAN ALMANAC 1880

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Lowell, MA, Dr. J. C. Ayer & Company: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36970


40 pages; In original pictorial wrappers. Bottom interior corner of "October" clipped, otherwise Very Good. Starts off with an astrological chart and cures (Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, etc) for various ailments, then presents the month by with astronomical information and various interesting and humorous anecdotes and notes on historic anniversaries. OCLC: 823514973; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own phys... View more info

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FATHER KEMP'S OLD FOLKS CONCERT TUNES

By: Anonymous

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Boston, Oliver Ditson & Co.: 1874

Seller ID: 36994


A collection of the most favorite tunes of Billings, Swan, Holden, and others; to which is added a variety of anthems and choruses, and divers patriotic and other songs of the greatest and best composers. Kemp was a major figure in 19th century American popular music. He first organized singing gatherings based on the revival of neglected old-time songs, these eventually grew into a national phenomenon, making Kemp and his Old Folks a household word. Blue pictorial wrap... View more info

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RELIGIOUS INDEPENDENCE - EXTRACTED FROM THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA

By: Anonymous

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Middletown [CT], Printed By T. & J. B. Dunning: 1802

Seller ID: 37135


8vo: 15 & [1, blank] pp. Stitched (appears to be disbound, the sewing imay be later, using the old stab-holes in the gutter margin) . This offprint is identified on the title page as having been 'For David Parsons, D. D. Amherst' -- in an old ink inscription [likely written by Parsons]. David Parsons [1749-1823] was born in Amherst, New Hampshire, and was graduated from Harvard in 1771. He was pastor of the Congregational Church in Amherst from 1782-1819, (during which p... View more info

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AYER'S AMERICAN ALMANAC for the use of Farmers, Planters, Mechanics, Mariners, and all Families - 1866

By: Anonymous

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Lowell, MA, Dr. J. C. Ayer & Company: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37137


Former owner's name at top of front wrapper, corners of wrappers creased with marginal chipping, string loop run through upper left corner, general light dust soiling. Starts off with an astrological chart and cures (Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, etc) for various ailments, then presents the month by with astronomical information and various interesting and humorous anecdotes and notes on historic anniversaries. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actu... View more info

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GEREFORMEERDE DYCK - RECHTEN VAN THIELRE ENDE BOMMELRE - WEERDEN

By: Anonymous

Price: $499.94

Publisher: Arnhem, By Die Weduwe Van Joh: Frederick Hagen: 1683

Seller ID: 39017


100 pages; Small 4to: Unpaginated -- 50 leaves. At the end, there is a separately paginated appendix -- "Contract Over het opmaaken van doorgebrooke Dihken in Boemelerweerd, waervan mentie word gemaekt Cap. XVI. Van de Gereformeerde Dihkrechten ..." 7 & [1, blank] pp. Uncut, in contemporary pattern-printed paper covered boards, backed with dark red sheep. The spine is rubbed (much color is lost) -- and the main text is printed on paper which shows considerable br... View more info

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The P. D. & Co. Keystone Cook Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Paine, Diehl & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 39654


85 pages; Contents unmarked, shallow marginal stain at lower edge of rear pages. Pictorial light green wrappers are rubbed and soiled with some chipping. Front wrapper shows a woman standing at a table in her kitchen using a Keystone Beater with a large fireplace and tall cabinet in the background with the phrase: "Better the Utensil; Better the Cook." OCLC: 166594332 Illustrated with images of the Keystone Beater and the Keystone Ice Cream Freezer manufactured b... View more info

MY FRIEND'S FRIEND

By: Anonymous

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Tract Society: 1867

Seller ID: 41178


62 pages; Former owner's name on ffep in pencil, 19th century Presbyterian bookplate on front pastedown, light scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight in original binding of leather spine over marbled boards. Frontispiece and one additional engraved illustration. A story of rafting on the St. Lawrence River. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephe... View more info

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TOM'S OPINION A Story of School Life

By: Anonymous

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop & Co: 1884

Seller ID: 41452


Small quarto. Charming Victorian children's book. Black cloth spine with illustrated pictorial boards, worn along edges, scattered foxing. OCLC: 405842; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Journal Historique Et Politique Des Principaux Événements Des Différentes Cours de L'Europe including "Traite de paix entre l'Angleterre & les Caraïbes de l'isle Saint-Vincent"

By: Anonymous

Price: $949.99

Publisher: Genève [but probably Paris], Ch.- J. Panckoucke: 1773

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41470


On offer here is an attractive volume in 18th century full calf, bound in the French style, (flat spine with floral tools in gilt, red label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges decoratively stained red). The volume in which these interesting numbers of the now-scarce 'Journal Historique Et Politique Des Principaux Événements Des Différentes Cours de L'Europe' is in a handsome contemporary binding which shows only minor rubbing -- mostly along the hinges, apart ... View more info

PHARMACOPOEA BORUSSICA

By: Anonymous

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Berolini [Berlin], Rudolphus Decker: 1846

Seller ID: 41511


xiv, [2], 312 pages; Contemporary half plum-colored diced calf (or roan leather) , over pattern-printed boards, flat spine paneled with pairs of gilt rules, title lettered in gilt in the second panel. Plain endpapers moderately foxed, as are the first and last few leaves -- most of the text has only light scattered foxing and faint browning to a few leaves. Sixth revised edition of this important Prussian parmacopoea, first published in 1799. See Schelenz 728: [Schlelenz... View more info

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The New England Primer Improved for the Most Easy Attaining the True Reading of English To Which is Added the Assembly of Divines, and Mr. Cotton's Catechism

By: Anonymous

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Hartford, Ira Webster: 1844

Seller ID: 41619


Unpaginated pages; Original leather backed paper covered wood boards. Binding worn, with about half the leather spine now missing and a couple of small pieces of the blue paper, revealing the thin slivers of wood boards. Minor damage to the rear endpapers. This is a 19th century edition of the original 1777 edition of the renowned New England Primer, published in Boston by Edward Draper. (see Heartman 60). This splendid facsimile was issued by Ira Webster in Hartford,... View more info

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HISTORY OF BATTLE-FLAG DAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1879

By: Anonymous

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Hartford, Lockwood & Merritt: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41728


290 pages; Original owner's name on ffep (John Tweedy) and two pages noting James Brattle Burbank (first as Major in the Official Order of the Day for the Parade and later as General with the Twentieth Infantry). Otherwise the text is clean and tight in original royal blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt decoration (image of tattered U.S. and Connecticut flags) on front cover. Some wear at spine and corners, still a nice example of this scarce book. ... View more info

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The Children of the Bible

By: Armstrong, Fanny L.

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn, Southern Methodist Publishing House, Printed for the Author: 1880

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39465


272 pages; Publisher's purple cloth, elaborate decorative stamping and lettering in black and gilt, pale yellow endpapers. This is a particularly interesting copy of the first edition of this children's book -- printed in Nashville, Tennessee at the end of the post-Civil War Reconstruction. This is the copyright deposit copy, with a blue-ink oval stamp on the title page: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS / COPYRIGHT / 1880 / City of Washington. The number "9082 82" is enter... View more info

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CRONIQUES DE LONDON, DEPUIS L'AN 44 HEN. III. JUSQU' À L'AN 17 EDW. III Edited from a M. S. In the Cottonian Library

By: Aungier, George James ; editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Printed for the Camden Society By John Bowyer Nichols and Son: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40913


xxii + [2] + 112 + [36] pages; Publisher's dark green-grey cloth, spine lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, with an arabesque pattern stamped in blind on the front and rear covers, pale yellow endpapers. The half title states: "The French Chronicle of London. " First printed edition of an important source for the Mediaeval history of London -- forming the latter portion of a parchment book in 8vo preserved among the Cottonian Manuscripts. It was written in... View more info

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ON THE CHAFING-DISH - A Word for Sunday Night Teas

By: Bailey, Harriet P

Price: $22.94

Publisher: New York, G.W. Dillingham, successor to G.W. Carleton & Co: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38704


76 pages; Contents clean and tight in original binding of white cloth with stylized red lettering at front cover. Binding cloth is dust soiled and spotted. Recipes include: Eggs & Tomato; Eggs with Anchovies; Curried Oysters; Lobster, Crab on Chafing Dish; Mutton with Terrapin Sauce; Domestic Duck; Baked Shad with Shad Roe; Welsh Rarebit; etc. Several blank pages at the end for "Additional Recipes" View more info

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NAHBION or The Bible and The Poets

By: Bailey, Samuel Wordsworth

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Cambridge, John Wilson & Son: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40337


xvi, 698 pages; Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and a decorative in gilt on the front board. Cloth rubbed at spine ends with minor loss at base. Top edges gilt. An attractive 19th century book. OCLC: 2293873 "In these chapters are arranged passages amounting to about one fourth part of all the language of the Bible, and many of the choicest gems from about three hundred and fifty... View more info