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STORIES FOR NINON

By: Zola, Emile

Price: $74.95

Publisher: New York, Geo. H. Richmond & Son: 1898

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 39120

Condition: Very Good+


342 pages; Clean and tight in original light red cloth binding with white lettering, cloth mildly darkened at spine. Frontispiece portrait of Emile Zola after a lithographic by Will Rothenstein. Translated by Vizetelly. This First American Edition combines stories from Zola's Contes a Ninon and Nouveaux Contes a Ninon, including Simplice, Sister of the Poor, The Love-Fairy, Sister-of-the-Poor, Thieves and The Ass, The Adventures of Big Sidoine and Little Mederic, A Bath, The Strawberries, Neighbor Jacques, Paradise of Cats, The Slack Season and many, many more. ; Experience the pleasure o... View more info

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Etched Portrait of John Knowles Paine from a Photograph by Benjamin Baltzly

By: [Balzly, Benjamin]

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, 1888

Seller ID: 41877

Condition: Very Good


Etching; 1 pages; Interesting 19th Century etching portraying John Knowles Paine, from a photograph by Benjamin Balzly. Image measures 6 1/2" X 4 1/2" (14" x 11" matted). Clean sharp image, matted in white stock with clear mylar. John Knowles Paine (1839 – 1906) was the first American-born composer to achieve fame for large-scale orchestral music. The senior member of a group of composers collectively known as the Boston Six, Paine was one of those responsible for the first significant body of concert music by composers from the United States. The Boston Six's other fiv... View more info

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The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America containing the confession of faith, the catechisms, and the directory for the worship of God; together with the plan of government and discipline, as amended and ratified by the General Assembly, at their sessions in May, 1821

By: [Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. ]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Utica [New York], Printed and published by William Williams: 1824

Seller ID: 40790

Condition: Fair


[2], 466 pages; Contemporary full sheepskin leather, decoratively mottled, flat spine, red leather label lettered in gilt. Both covers detached, but present -- three-quarter inch portion missing from the leather at the bottom of the spine. Text toned and browned throughout, sewing sound. With the ink ownership signature: "James H. Fitzgerald / March / 1826." written on the front paste-down endpaper. Printed notation at the head of the title, within square brackets: "[Stereotype Edition.]" On the verso of the title page: "Copyright June 2, 1821, by Ezra Stiles Ely, on... View more info