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201 DAUDET, Alphonse TARTARIN SUR LES ALPES NOUVEAUX EXPLOITS DU HEROS TARASCONNAIS
Paris Calmann-Levy, Editeur 1885 First Edition Hardcover 
Half darkened red morocco over mauve and black marbled boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Marbled endpapers. Edges rubbed and paper chipping. Inked owner's inscriptions. Illustrated with vignettes and delicate watercolors. Daudet's (1840-97) provencal hero survives astonishing adventures, this time in the Alps. ; Edition du Figaro; Small 4to 
Price: 45.00 USD
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202 DAVIES, Rhys A WOMAN
London Capell At the Bronze Snail Press 1931 Limited Signed Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
24 of 165 copies issued. Signed by Author. Gilt and blue stamped black paper over boards backed with orange cloth. Corners lightly rubbed and spine a little faded. Top edge gilt. An handsomely produced erotic coming of age story by Welsh author Davies. ; Small 4to; 39 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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203 De Cock, Liliane and Reginald McGhee [Editors] JAMES VAN DER ZEE Introduction by Reginia A. Perry
(Dobbs Ferry, NY) Morgan & Morgan 1973 Hardcover 
Small 4to. (approx. 10-1/2 x 9 inches) burgundy boards with original dustwrapper illustrated from photographs. Unclipped but with M&M price sticker over old price. First trade edition. A monograph of James Van Der Zee (1886-1983) an African-American photographer in the heart of the Harlem Renaissance...a portraitist and visual biographer of the middle-class and notables of African-American New York life, primarily in Harlem. He presented idealized views utilizing costumes, props and settings; retouching and painting directly on the print. Along with portraits, Van Der Zee documented the social life of Harlem...rallies, parades, fraternal organizations, street scenes, church groups, funerals and family groups. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper with small closed tear at top of spine, in a protective mylar covering. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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204 De Quincey, Thomas ANN: A MEMORY
Portland, ME Thomas B Mosher 1908 Hardcover 
24mo.; xi, 37 pages, in stiff Japan vellum with ornate gilt decoration on covers. In original printed tissue dust wrapper and housed in the original floral slipcase, backed with Japan vellum with gilt lettering on the spine. An excellent copy with bright gilt. The wrapper is a little edge-worn with a few small closed tears (mended) at the corners, and the slipcase has been strengthened with archival tape at top and bottom joints. Many pages unopened. A sweet and attractive book. Ideal Series of Little Masterpieces. Hatch 440. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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205 DE SAUROY, Joseph Durey THE MASKED LADY
London Chapman & Hall, Ltd. 1926 Limited Edition Hardcover 
1/1000. Patterned paper over boards backed with tan linen. Top edge gilt. Printed paper label on matching patterned paper dust wrapper. Introduction by Andre Maurois. Translated by Eric Sutton. Made and printed in England at the Curwen Press. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good dust wrapper with a 1/4-inch closed tear.; 8vo 
Price: 25.00 USD
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206 DeChant, Alliene Saeger DOWN OLEY WAY
Kutztown, Pennsylvania 1953 Flexible covers 
First printing. Illustrated with architectural sketches by Florence Starr Taylor. SIGNED by the author. 8vo (9 x 6 inches); 68pp. In original stiff yellow wrappers with text and illustration in red. A local author explores the Oley community and records her conversations and observations of the folk and folk ways remembered by the 1950's inhabitants. Oley, Pennsylvania, one of the first National Register Historic Districts, is an agricultural community with a wealth of architecture from the early 18th century - 19th centuries. Covers a little soiled, but otherwise a nice copy. Conversations include milling, ice houses, basket making, needlework, general stores, &c. &c. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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207 DICKENS, Charles THE CHIMES. A Goblin Story of some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In.
London Leopold B. Hill N.D. Flexible covers 
8-1/2 x 5-1/2 cm. (just larger than miniature--very small but readable); 248 pages, in flexible leather with gilt lettering and frame. Top edge gilt. With small illustrated paper stamp noting "Purchased from the Dickens House" on front pastedown. Edges lightly rubbed and bowing outward but overall a tight, attractive copy of this classic seasonal story. This is the 2nd of Dickens' 5 Christmas stories written in the 1840's. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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208 Dobson, Austin PROVERBS IN PORCELAIN AND OTHER POEMS
Portland, ME Thomas B. Mosher 1909 Hardcover 
"950 copies of the book printed on van Gelder hand-made paper and the type distributed." Charcoal blue boards with title labels on cover and spine printed in red and black; 2-inch chip missing from base of spine. Ornamental initial caps printed in red. A handsome, unsigned "Christmas card" with quote from Shakespeare, engraved in red & black laid in. Bishop 314.; 12mo; 77 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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209 Dobson, Austin AT THE SIGN OF THE LYRE
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1890 Hardcover 
(Chiswick Press). Original green cloth with bright gilt lettering and tree device at bottom of cover; small scuff and lightly bumped corners. Beveled edges. t.e.g. Handsome armorial, initialed, 1906 bookplate of the Irish historian, author, philosopher and politician, "The Right Honorable William Edwd Hartpole Lecky, P. C; O. M; L. L. D.; D. C. Litt. D. M. P." Small inked owner inscription on front free endpaper. An attractively produced volume of poetry by Austin Dobson. Note alternative title and half-title pages included in back of book. "POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS." (Pages for volumes 1 & 2). ; 16mo 
Price: 20.00 USD
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210 DOGGETT, Rachel; BIGGS, Julie, L.; BROBECK, Carol IMPRESSIONS OF WENCESLAUS HOLLAR
Washington, D. C. Folger Shakespeare Library 1996 Hardcover 
Horizontal 4to in original pictorial stiff wraps. Profusely illustrated with the works of this 17th century artist and observer of life. This scholarly catalogue presents 150 of the artist's graphic works held within the Folger Library collection. "The etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar--his architectural and topographical views, his maps, and his depictions of people, fashions, and events---have done more to shape our ideas of the 17th-century English life than the work of any other artist." Small scar on back cover from removal of sticker, otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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211 DONALDSON, Thomas MOQUI PUEBLO INDIANS OF ARIZONA AND PUEBLO INDIANS OF NEW MEXICO Eleventh Census of the United States, Extra Census Bulletin
Washington US Census Printing Office 1893 Hardcover 
Quarto (approx 11 x 9 inches); 136pp. In modern binding of half calf with blue cloth and gilt lettering on front cover and spine. With 3 chromolithographic plates, wood-engraved and half-tone photo plates, and maps (including a folding map). A detailed and sympathetic report of the Moqui Pueblos and Pueblos regarding their history and present social and economic conditions and the threat posed by "the pressure of people seeking lands, and who are now ready to utilize even the comparatively scanty water privileges of these Indians and deprive them of the fruits of their laborious modes of tillage, which they have practiced for centuries." [Robert Porter, Superintendent of Census.] Illustrations are from a number of noted artists who used cameras as well as pen and pencil to capture the daily existance of these peoples, including narrative and illustrated descriptions of the Snake Dance of the Moqui Pueblo. An excellent copy. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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212 DUNBAR, Paul Laurence LI' L' GAL
New York Dodd, Mead and Co 1904 Hardcover 
1st edition. 8vo in original green cloth with pictorial decoration on front cover and spine of daffodils with lettering in gilt. Spine slightly darkened, but front cover bright. Slight edge rubbing. Top edge gilt. Small initial stamp at top of front paste-down. Photos by Leigh Richmond Miner (1864-1935) of Hampton Institute, noted for his fine photographic documentation of black life on St. Helena's Island. Decorations by Margaret Armstrong, noted book design artist. Printed on heavy paper with decorative borders; text in black dialect. A very nice copy. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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213 DUNBAR, Paul Laurence CANDLE-LIGHTIN' TIME
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1901 Hardcover 
1st edition, 2nd state title page. Octavo in original publisher's binding with decorative pictorial decoration by Margaret Armstrong stamped in red, white, gilt and black on front cover with ornate gilt decoration and lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with half-tone photo plates by the Hampton Institute Camera Club. BAL 937. A faint discoloration at fore-edge of front cover, otherwise a near fine copy with bright gilt and colors with protective acetate covering. Paul Dunbar's (1872 - 1906) second published book of poetry in the African-American dialect. 
Price: 425.00 USD
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214 DUNBAR, Paul Laurence JOGGIN' ERLONG
New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1906 Hardcover 
8vo. in original publisher's red paisley cloth with paper label with illustration from photo, lettering and decoration pasted on front cover, and decorated paper title label on spine. Illustrated plates from photos by Leigh Richmond Miner with text and cover "decorations" by John Rae. Top edge gilt. 1st of this edition with photographic illustrations to Dunbar's poetry rendered in African-American dialect. Dunbar, (1872-1906), was considered the foremost African-American writer of his time and his poetry was popular within both the white and black communities. Contemporary "tribute to the memory of the late Paul Laurence Dunbar" from "The Bookman" laid in. An excellent copy. Blanck 4956. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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215 DUNBAR, Paul Laurence POEMS OF CABIN AND FIELD
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1899 Hardcover 
8vo in original publisher's binding designed by Alice Morse. Covers in original green cloth with green and red trumpet vine decoration and gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Dunbar's first book Illustrated from photos by the Hampton Institute Camera Club. The son of slaves, Paul Laurence Dunbar, an African-American poet popular with both black and white readers, often wrote his poetry in dialect. The photographs, taken by faculty and staff of the Hampton Institute, an educational facility run for black and native-American students, were staged for the literal and emotional accompaniment of the poems and they offer insight into perceptions of the post slavery African-American community. Spine a little darkened and a few small marks on the covers, but otherwise a very good copy. BAL 4927. 
Price: 265.00 USD
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216 ECKSTEIN, Hans NEU WOHNBAUTEN: EIN QUERSCHNITT DURCH DIE WOHNARCHITECTUR IN DEUTSCHLAND
Munich F. Bruckmann 1932 Softcover 
Small 4to. in original orange wrappers with black rules and lettering on front cover and publisher's device on the back cover. A survey of "modern" residential architecture across Germany with 180 pictures from photos and 80 plans of those residences. Text in German. Hans Eckstein (1898-1986) was a scholar of German cultural history including art, archaeology and architecture, producing a large body of writing in newspapers, journals and books. This book, published during the rise of Nazi Germany, refect his (and a facet of the nation's) embracement of the modern aesthetic. A few chips lacking (including the bottom right corner and ends of spine) and a few closed tears at along perimeter of the front cover; a little spotting to the half-title, otherwise a tight, decent copy with nicely produced illustrations, of this scarce title. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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217 EDWARDS, C. Oliver OLD PARIS FROM SAINT-JULIEN-LE-PAUVRE TO SAINT-MEDARD
Paris Henri Didier N.D. Hardcover 
[12mo. (7 x 5-1/4 inches); 64pp. Illustrated cover with titles in red and black. An informal meandering in the historic streets of Paris' Latin Quarter. Illustrated with architectural line drawings by the author. A near fine copy in its orignal glassine wrapper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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218 EDWORDS, Clarence. E BOHEMIAN SAN FRANCISCO. ITS RESTAURANTS AND THEIR MOST FAMOUS RECIPES. THE ELEGANT ART OF DINING
San Francisco Paul Elder and Company 1914 Hardcover 
8vo; xiv, 138 pp in original pictorial cloth with a very good dust wrapper with a creased corner and a few chips at the edges. Tipped in photo-frontispiece of "The Old Cobweb Palace at Meiggs's Wharf." Printed at Elder's Tomoye Press. Edwords looks at the culinary influence of the cultural melange and rich resources of San Francisco. Includes recipes from some of his favorite haunts; reminiscences of San Francisco neighborhoods, thoughts on dining, tipping, "How to Serve Wines," "A Few [more] Rare Recipes," &c. &c., and an index at the rear. An excellent and informative copy. Bitting, p141; Cagle, 229. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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219 ELIOT, George ROMOLA
Boston Estes & Lauriat 1890 Hardcover 
2 Volumes. Very Good. Photographically illustrated edition of George Eliot's ROMOLA--a story inspired by her stay in Florence. White cloth over boards stamped in ornate gilt and red decoration--a handsome design carried over from the Tauchnitz edition. t.e.g. with red ribbon bookmark. Rear inner hinge cracked on vol. 2. Captioned tissue guards for each photo. A nice set. ; 8vo 
Price: 55.00 USD
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220 ELIOT, George. [Pseud. of Mary Ann Evans] FELIX HOLT. THE RADICAL.
New York Harper & Brothers 1866 Hardcover 
1st US edition. 8vo. (7-3/4 x 4-3/4 inches) in original brown cloth stamped in blind with gilt lettering on spines. With beveled boards, a little rubbed at tips and spine ends. Brown endpapers. 529p. + 6p. publisher’s catalogue at rear. A very good copy. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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221 ELLIOTT, Maud Howe, ed. ILLUSTRATED ART AND HANDICRAFT IN THE WOMAN'S BUILDING OF THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION. CHICAGO, 1893 Official Edition
Paris and New York Goupil & Co. 1893 Hardcover 
First Edition in original olive cloth with gilt and silver decoration. Small 4to. (9-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches); 287pp. All edges gilt with beveled cover edges. Covers with lettering for Rand, McNally & Co, Chicago. Original color-illustrated wrappers bound in. Illustrated. "The World's Columbian Exposition has afforded woman an unprecedented opportunity to present to the world a justification of her claim to be placed on complete equality with man...The publishers hail with pleasure the opportunity that the issuance of this volume affords them of adding to the light, and perhaps hastening the coming of the day when woman will be emancipated from restraints imposed upon her by a worn-out conventionalism absurdly unsuited to our times and conditions." The edition and her sister (Laura Richards,) daughters of Julia Ward Howe and authors of a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of their mother, are contributors. Other contributors include: "Women Illustrators" by Alice C. Morse (including a discussion on book cover design and wood engraving); "Associations of Women" by Julia Ward Howe; "The Work of Cincinnati Women in Decorated Pottery by Elizabeth W. Perry; "Women in Science" by Louisa Parsons Hopkins; "Cottage Industries in Scotland and Ireland" by Ishbel Aberdeen; Applied Arts in the Woman's Building" by Candace Wheeler; "Women in Literature" by Laura E. Richards; "Philanthropic Work of British Women" by The Baroness Burdett-Coutts; &c. &c. Topics also include the work of women in Belgium, Greece, Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Italy Spain, Germany, Great Britain, and South America. Spine a little darkened, and some light rubbing and very faint soiling to cloth, still very good. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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222 ELLIS, Havelock THE DANCE OF LIFE
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1923 Hardcover 
8vo in full leather with signed binding by THE MONASTERY HILL BINDERY. With 5 raised bands on spine and gilt decoration on covers and spine. Teg. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate removed from front cover leaving a little residue. Chapters include: The Art of Dancing; The Art of Thinking; The Art of Writing; The Art of Religion; The Art of Morals. Top edge of spine and spine joints a little rubbed, otherwise a nice copy. ; AL 
Price: 65.00 USD
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223 EMERSON, Ralph Waldo ESSAYS. First (and) Second Series. 2 Volumes.
Philadelphia David McKay 1888 Hardcover 
12mo.s (7 x 5 inches) in original green cloth with gilt lettering on spines. Top edges gilt. Tips and spine ends a little rubbed, otherwise a very good set. This is a nice 19th century reprint of Emerson's Essays: First Series and Second Series originally published in 1841 and 1844 respectively. Emerson (1803-1882) was a lecturer, essayist and a leader in the American Transcendeltalist movement. These essays include his seminal works "Nature," "The Over-Souls," and "Self-Reliance" as well as essays on "History," "Heroism," "Circles," "Experience," "Love," "Art," "Poetry," "Politics," &c. &c. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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224 ENGLISH, Douglas WEE TIM'ROUS BEASTIES. STUDIES OF ANIMAL LIFE AND CHARACTER
London S. H. Bousfield 1903 Hardcover 
Original blue-green cloth with gilt lettering and frame with photo of small nibbling rodent. 8vo illustrated with 150 photo-illustrations by the author. Contemporary inscription on front blank. A little rubbed at head and heel of spine, otherwise a very nice copy of this tribute to little mammal friends of the wild. Narrative observations of domestic wildlife; subjects include the Field Vole, House Sparrow, Dormouse, Purple Emperor, Harvest Mouse, Black Rat, &c. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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225 Estes, Kathleen OMPHALOS
Port Townsend, WA Copper Canyon Press 1979 First Edition Softcover Illustrated by Gue Pilon 
Designed and letterpressed by the poet in an edition of 350 copies using 12 point Deepdene type on Frankfurt paper. Cream wraps with blue title, over stiff paper; small stain on front cover. Good illustration of female nude on title page by Gue Pilon. A near fine copy of this nicely printed book. ; 8vo; 18 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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226 Evelyn, John THE COMEDY OF FAUST
Kensington The Favil Press 1959 First Edition Hardcover 
Very Good copy in lightly stained and worn dust wrapper. ; 128/250 copies. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4". Tall 8vo. in original red cloth with printed dustwrapper. Presentation copy inscribed by author. Edges of dw a bit worn and with light spotting. Near fine interior. ; 8vo; 34 pages; Companion title with The Tragedy of Faust. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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227 Evelyn, John THE TRAGEDY OF FAUST
London The Favil Press 1959 Hardcover Signed by Author
Very Good copy in soiled and worn dj. ; 154/250 copies. Presentation copy signed by author. Cloth over boards with DJ. Companion book to The Comedy of Faust. ; 8vo; 32 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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228 EWBANK, Inga-Stina THEIR PROPER SPHERE. THE LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTË A Study of the Brontë Sisters as Early-Victorian Female Novelists.
London Edward Arnold 1966 Hardcover 
1st edition. Approx. 8-3/8 x 5-1/2 inches; xvii, 222 pages, in grey cloth with burgundy lettering on spine; and in illustrated dustwrapper. A fine copy in a lightly soiled dw. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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229 F. E. BRIMMER MOTOR CAMPCRAFT
New York Macmillan Company 1923 Hardcover 
In original publisher's green cloth with black lettering and sillhouettes of ducks, fish and trees. x., [2], 224 pages; 18cm. Rear endpapers illustrated with map of "Main Automobile Highways" of the US. Illustrated from black & white photographs. Front inner hinge cracking, but strengthened with archival tape, and small abraision at bottom of front free endpaper. Spine a little faded. Frank Everet Brimmer (1890-?) wrote articles on the automobile culture in the 20's. Topics include Camping with your Automobile, Camping with a Trailer, Camping with your Motorcycle, Using an AutoTent, Cooking and Eating on the road, portable stoves, beds and furniture, Camp clothing, and Where to make Camp. A window on a popular pastime of 1920's America. A nice copy of this scarce book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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230 FAILL, Carol E. and Bentzel, Curtis C. and Mickey, Robert G FRAKTUR. A SELECTIVE GUIDE TO THE FRANKLIN AND MARSHALL FRAKTUR COLLECTION
(Lancaster, Pennsylvania) (Franklin and Marshall College) 1987 Hardcover 
Oblong small quarto in original color illustrated wraps; 29pp. Nicely illustrated with color and black & white reproductions. Topics include Fraktur, Calligraphy and Linguistics (relating to fraktur writing), and the religious dimensions of fraktur. Checklist with translations at rear. A fine copy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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231 FAIN, Baron [Agathon Jean Francois] MANUSCRIT DE L'AN TROIS (1794-1795) Contenant Les Premières Transactions des Puissances de l'Europe avec la Répbulique Français...
Paris A. Dupont 1828 Hardcover 
8vo. in marbled boards with leather tips and spine. Covers rubbed, spine gone. Collector's bookplate on front paste-down. Front hinge reinforced. With fold-out plan of the Tuileries. Some foxing, including the fold-out plate. Text in French. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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232 FAURE, Gabriel ROME
Boston / London Hale, Cushman & Flint / the Medici Society 1926 Hardcover 
Original green cloth boards with gilt title and ornament on front cover and spine. Spine faded and tiny white spec on front cover. Illustrated endpapers. Booksellers sticker on front endpaper. Illustrated with more than 100 nice sepia-toned illustrations from photographs of the art and architecture of Rome. Written by a man who presents a literate tourism of beautiful things, he strove to "...recall the essentials of Rome to those who have had the happiness to know her, or give an idea of the city--and the wish to visit it--to those who as yet know her not." A Very Good copy. ; 8vo; 150, (4) pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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233 FEGLEY, H. Winslow FARMING, ALWAYS FARMING: A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY OF RUAL PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN LAND AND LIFE
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania German Society 1987 Hardcover 
Oblong quarto in publisher's white linen with red lettering in its original photo-illustrated dust wrapper. H. Winslow Fegley (1871-1944) photographed the changing agricultural community in the rural Pennsylvania German countryside. Nearly 300 pictures have been selected for illustration from the collection which now resides at the Schwenkfelder Library. Fegley's documentation of the farming communities in this Pennsylvania German countryside offer an insightful glimpse into the way these people lived and worked, ate and played; the architecture of their buildings and landscapes; the traditional technology, labor, and social interaction. A unique portal into a bygone landscape and culture. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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234 FEREAL, M. V. MYSTÈRES DE L'INQUISITION ET AUTRES SOCIÉTÉS SECRÈTES D'ESPAGNE. AVEC NOTES HISTORIQUES ET UNE INTRODUCTION DE M. MANUEL DE CUENDIAS
Paris P. Boizard 1846 Hardcover 
Small 4to. in original brown cloth with paper title label on spine. Covers worn; joints cracked at head and heel of spine. With 200 text illustrations by "distinguished artists" including 22 gravures (one gravure mispaginated and one lacking (as issued?)). Light to moderate foxing throughout. Contemporary pencilled signature of former owner on front free endpaper. Text in French. Fascinating history of the Spanish Inquisition. Index at rear. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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235 FERLAND, J. B. A. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE OF JOSEPH-OCTAVE PLESSIS EVEQUE DE QUEBEC
Quebec Leger Brousseau 1878 Hardcover 
16mo. (approximately 4-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches); 288 pages. In original plum publisher's cloth stamped in blind. Paper shelf label on spine and library stamp on title page. Spine a little faded, otherwise a nice copy. Plessis (1768-1825) became one of the strongest defenders of Catholicism against the onslaughts of Protestantism within French Canada and later encouraged the French-Canadians to remain loyal to the British in the War of 1812, which gained him the good-will of England. But his greatest work was the organization and expansion of the Catholic church within Canada. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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236 FERRAND, Henri LA ROUTE DES ALPES FRANCAISES
Grenoble B. Arthaud 1939 Softcover 
Small 4to in stiff illustrated wrappers. Pristine map of the routes inserted in interior cover folds. Profusely illustrated with 224 heliogravures--very rich in saturation, range and detail. Also includes LA ROUTE DES ALPES D'HIVER LA ROUTE NAPOLEON, By Paul Guiton. 248 pages, many unopened. Text in French. Cover a little soiled and faded, otherwise an excellent copy wonderfully illustrated from photos of the French Alpes and the surrounding towns and sites. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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237 FIELD, Vena Bernadette CONSTANTIA. A STUDY OF THE LIFE AND WORKS OF JUDITH SARGENT MURRAY 1751-1820
Orono, Maine University Press 1931 Hardcover 
Tall 8vo.in boards backed with green cloth with titles printed in black on front cover. 118pp including bibliography and index at rear. Judith Sargent Murray (1751-1820) was a poet, essayist, playwright and an early proponent of women's rights, her essay "On the Equality of Sexes," predated Mary Wollstonecraft's "A Vindication of the Rights of Women" by 2 years. Murray published her early work under the name of "Constantia" and was prolific letter writer among the elite of the time. Murray also has some claim to being the first American writer of plays for the Boston Theatre and played a stong role in the early Universalist religious movement in America. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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238 FINGER, Charles THE AFFAIR AT THE INN, (A Christmas Story)
(Camden, New Jersey) Haddon Craftsmen 1937 Hardcover 
1 of 1000 copies, designed by Richard Ellis. Illustrated with color drawings by C. LeRoy Baldridge. Small quarto in original green cloth with blue title label on front cover. Original printed (and signed) Christmas greeting from one of the "Haddon Craftsmen" laid in. An excellent copy. A nice copy of this retelling of the Nativity from the innkeepers perspective. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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239 FISHER, Vardis NO VILLAIN NEED BE
Caldwell, Idaho and Garden City, New York The Caxton Printers / Doubleday, Doran & Company193 1936 Hardcover 
1st trade edition. In original burgundy cloth with gilt rules and decoration on front cover, and gilt title block on spine. In original illustrated dust wrapper with Caxton Printers' publishing list printed on inside. One-inch tear at top of dw fold and a little chipped at head of spine, otherwise a very good copy of this story of a man's struggle to understand his life and the forces that have molded it. ; 8vo 
Price: 45.00 USD
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240 FITZPATRICK, Samuel A. Ossory  DUBLIN. A HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CITY
London  Methuen and Co  1907  Hardcover  
1st edition. Illustrated by W. Curtis Green. 8vo. in original red cloth stamped in blind on the front cover and with gilt on the spine. xv, 360 pages + 31 pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Folding map. Front cover faintly stained with a spattering of water drops, and occasional foxing to some of the pages, but a tight, nice copy of this scarce 1st edition. ; 8vo  
Price: 110.00 USD
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241 FLACCUS, Quintus Horatius. [HORACE] THE WORKS OF QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS. ILLUSTRATED CHIEFLY FROM THE REMAINS OF ANCIENT ART
London John Murray 1849 Hardcover 
8vo. ( approximately 8-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches); 194, 490, xiv pp (list of illustrations bound at rear). In old 3/4 calf with marbled boards, marbled edges, and matching marbled endpapers. Spine with raised bands and ornate gilt decoration; edges rubbed and leather title label lacking. Occasional light spotting to pages. Illustrated with drawings "from the antique" by George Scharf, Jr. and with 7 striking color chromolith plates by Owen Jones (1809-1874) architect and decorative artist and author of "Grammar of Ornament," 1856, was a pioneer in the use of color chromolithography. He was also responsible for the decorative color borders on each page of text. With a "Life" by the Rev. Henry Hart Milman. A very attractive production. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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242 FORD, Hugh PUBLISHED IN PARIS. AMERICAN AND BRITISH WRITERS, PRINTERS, AND PUBLISHERS IN PARIS, 1920-1939
New York Macmillan 1975 Hardcover 
1st printing. Tall 8vo in tan cloth with original photo-illustrated dust wrapper. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, "What a pleasure it is to sigh this one. John -- / All warm wishes to my favorite writer--and tap dancer. / Hugh, / November 12, 1976." A near fine copy in a near fine wrapper. A literary history of ex-patriot books, bookmakers, authors and publishers in Paris between the Wars. Many photo illustrations. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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243 Forgue, Norman W. POORER RICHARD: AN ALMANAC LONG AFTER FRANKLIN
Chicago Black Cat Press 1954 First Edition Softcover Illustrated by Arthur Rahnfeld 
Privately Printed for the Black Cat Press. Foreword by R. Hunter Middleton. Illustrated by Arthur Rahnfeld and printed in red, green and black. Design and typography by Norman W. Forgue. Paper on Victorian laid paper by Herman Wenholz at the Norman Press, Chicago. Limp red paper boards; illustrated endpapers. Printed on folded pages. Spine slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy of this printer's narrative. ; Small 8vo 
Price: 25.00 USD
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244 FORMAN, H. Buxton THE BOOKS OF WILLIAM MORRIS DESCRIBED WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF HIS DOINGS IN LITERATURE AND IN THE ALLIED CRAFTS
London Frank Hollings 1897 Hardcover 
Limited Edition of 70 copies printed on Japanese paper for private circulation. Small 4to.; xv, 224 pages in brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. With engraved frontis portrait, numerous illustrations and facsimiles. Forman (1842-1917) a noted editor and bibliographer, was exposed in 1934 for his complicit role in forgeries of the works of Morris, Shelley, Keats and other Victorian authors. Includes an Appendix with Morris's contributions to Periodicals, Lectures, Addresses and Kelmscott Publications. Spine and top of front cover darkened and edges a little rubbed. Old library bookplate on front paste-down. This bibliography is more than comprehensive but note that some items included in this bibliography are forgeries. A nice copy of this scarce limited edition. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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245 FORREST, Mary WOMEN OF THE SOUTH DISTINGUISHED IN LITERATURE
New York Charles B. Richardson 1865 Hardcover 
Tall 8vo. in original green cloth with gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Frontis portrait with attractive offset on title page. Illustrated with steel-engraved portrait plates with tissue guards. Spine puckered and a little worn at ends. Front inner hinge opening, bookplate and initial punch on front endpapers and free blanks, and contemporary signature of former owner. Includes biographies and sample writings for more than 30 southern literary women. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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246 FORSTER, E. M. VIRGINIA WOOLF
At the University Press Cambridge 1942 Softcover 
12mo.; 28pp, in wrappers printed in purple. From a lecture given by the English novelist E. M. Forster just a few months after Woolf's death by drowning. Forster had known Woolf for many years. This is the June reprint in the same year as publication. Spine chipped at head and heel, but strengthened with archival tape. A very good copy of this literary assessment and testimonial by one noted British author for another. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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247 FOSTER, Stephen C. OLD FOLKS AT HOME. "WAY DOWN UPON THE SWANEE RIBBER."
Boston Ticknor and Company 1888 Hardcover 
6-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches; 32 pages. Original brown textured cloth over boards with gilt lettering; light edgewear. Full b&w engravings of bucolic Southern African-Americans by Charles Copeland illustrate Foster's lyrics. Frontis (with tissue guard) of Christine Nilsson, one of the early presenters of the song. A very good copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 85.00 USD
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248 FOSTER, Stephen C. NELLY WAS A LADY
Boston Ticknor and Company 1889 Hardcover 
6-1/4 x 8-1/2 inches; 32 pages. Original green decorative cover embossed with gilt flowers and vines, lettered in gilt; slight edgewear. Full page b&w engravings of rural southern African-Americans by Charles Copeland illustrate Foster's lyrics. Frontis portrait (with tissue guard) of "Nellie." Slight discoloration of endpapers, and slight fraying at top edge of spine, but a very good, attractive copy. ; 8vo 
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249 FOUFERAT, Emmanuel DROUGES ET PEINTURES. ALBUM D'ART CONTEMPORAIN. Nos. [1-5] - 29.
Paris Labratoire Chantereau N.D. Hardcover 
8vo's (approx 22 x 17-1/2 cm). Twenty-nine slim volumes in original printed wrappers. Profusely illustrated in black & white with company advertisements at front and rear, artist portrait and prints of the artist's works. Volumes 1-22 with 12 or 16 pages in each volume; No.23 Kisling - 22pp w/ color print tipped in; No. 24 E. Tapissier, No.25 Roger Grilllon, No.26 Louis Charlot, No.27 Charles Menneret, No.28 Kvapil, & No.29 Lucien Jonas - each with 20pp w/color print tipped in. Volumes 21-29 with "Innothera" printed on back cover and likely printed beginning c1935. Vols. 1-20 would have preceded that date. In original printed wrapper for set of the first 20 issues and expanded to fold around the additional numbers, with several small closed tears along folds, but nicely mended. The pharmaceutical company Labratoire Chantereau promoted their own products by offering these small booklets to doctors. This set of contemporary artists likely had additional numbers, but this offering is consecutive and each issue is complete in itself and offers a little monograph on modern artists that are rarely found elsewhere. Includes biographies and portrait of each artist, illustration plates, and text by the artist himself. For example, No 29 includes Lucian Jonas' description of the process of his portraits of Le Marechal Foch and Le Marechal French. Additional series were printed, one being of classic painters. Scarce as a collected set. 
Price: 285.00 USD
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250 FOURNIER, Edouard LE VIEUX-NEUF. HISTOIRE ANCIENNE DES INVENTIONS ET DECOUVERTES MODERNES
Paris E. Dentu 1877 Hardcover 
2nd edition, revised and expanded. 3 Volumes. 12mo's in half leather with marbled boards; spines with raised bands and gilt. Marbled endpapers. Edges rubbed and occasional light to moderate foxing in text. Text in French. A consideration of just about everything including inventors, thinkers, architecture, hydro-therapy, porcelains, forms of air conditioning, medicine, the telegraph, mnemotechnie, Gutenberg's printing, the Suez Canal... ; AL 
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251 FOX, Maria MEMOIRS OF MARIA FOX, LATE OF TOTTENHAM, CONSISTING CHIEFLY OF EXTRACTS FROM HER JOURNAL AND CORRESPONDENCE
Philadelphia Henry Longstreth 1847 Hardcover 
Original dark brown cloth, decoratively stamped in blind with gilt title on spine. Front cover a bit rubbed and cracking along front joint. Contemporary owner's name on front free endpaper. Nice engraved portrait frontis. Occasional light to moderate foxing throughout. A "faithful transcript of Maria Fox's mind, as presented in her own memoranda and letters. " Offers insight into the heart, mind, and spiritual life of this well-traveled, mid-19th century Quaker woman. ; Tall 8vo 
Price: 45.00 USD
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252 FRANCE, Anatole THE GODS ARE A-THIRST
London The Nonesuch Press 1942 Hardcover 
A Very Good + copy with brown and beige patterned decorative papers and brown spine with gilt lettering. Nice illustrated book plate of Paul E. Houle on front endpaper. The authorized translation from the French by Alfred Allinson: with an introduction by Andre Maurois. Sixteen full-page, hand-colored illustrations by Jean Oberle. A novel of the French Revolution.; Small 4to 
Price: 25.00 USD
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253 FRANCE, Anatole THAÏS
Paris A. Plicque & Cie 1924 Hardcover 
Limited edition of 780 of which this is No. 580. Small quarto in signed binding by Cuneo of 3/4 green leather with marbled boards; 5 raised bands and gilt and red decoration on spine and lettered with author, title and "Compositions of Raphael Freida" at heel. Marbled endpapers with former owner's bookplate. With 8 illustration plates and text illus. plus frontis and hand-colored extra-illus. title by Raphael Freida. Text in French. Top edge gilt. With slight edgewear and top tips a little abraded otherwise a very handsome copy of this illustrated classic of French erotic literature. ; AL 
Price: 500.00 USD
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254 FRAPRIE, Frank R. PORTRAIT LIGHTING BY DAYLIGHT AND ARTIFICIAL LIGHT
Boston American Photgraphic Publishing Company 1935 Hardcover 
Tall 8vo. in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Bridges the approach of "artistic lighting" predominate in the pictorialism of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and the more modern photo-flash and photo-flood artificial lighting for the serious amature photographer. A near-fine copy. 
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255 FROST, Robert A MASQUE OF REASON
New York Henry Holt and Company 1945 Hardcover 
1st printing. Thin octavo in original dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt a little dull, and covers with a little light scuffing, otherwise a nice copy. A converstation between Job, his wife, and God. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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256 GAINES, Mary Louise I HEAR DE VOICES CALLIN'
Atlanta Byrd Printing Company 1916 Hardcover 
1st edition (only edition) of her only book. Original green textured cloth, gilt lettering and mounted photographic illustration on front cover. Top corner frayed and stain on bottom of rear cover. Faint stain in lower margin of rear pages, not affecting text. 5 x 7-1/2 inches. Written in dialect, this is the author's loving tribute in photographs, verse, and stories, to the "faithful old servants"... of the Old South, " the feet of those who remain are even now in the edge of the stream." ; 12mo; 88, (3) pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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257 GALSWORTHY, John THE ROOF. A PLAY IN SEVEN SCENES
London Dukworth 1929 Hardcover 
1st edition. Small 8vo. in original green cloth with black lettering; original green dustwrapper printed in blue, a bit rubbed at top edge with 2 small closed tears. Includes cast of the original theatre production, plans for the stage sets by scene, &c. Faint foxing to front and back matter, otherwise a very good copy. ; 129 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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258 GALSWORTHY, John THE NOVELS, TALES, AND PLAYS OF JOHN GALSWORTHY Devon Edition
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 Hardcover 
Complete in 22 volumes. In 3/4 red morocco over red cloth, with 5 raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration on spines. Top edges gilt, others uncut. Marbled endpapers. Covers a little dusty with occasional light edgewear. Frontis gravure portrait of Galsworthy by Arnold Genthe in Volume 1. Front cover detached in volume 1, but others are secure and bindings tight. A very attractive set. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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259 GALSWORTHY, John SOAMES AND THE FLAG
London William Heinemann 1930 Hardcover 
SIGNED. Limited Edition; #860 of 1225 copies printed on full vellum with gilt lettering and housed in a slipcase. The observations and reflective considerations of Soames Forsyte (of The Forsyte Saga) to the news of Britain's entry into the First World War, confronting his feelings about war, the country and his place in it, and are reflective of the author's wartime experiences. Fore-edges slightly bowed (as is not uncommon in vellum bindings) and brown cloth slipcase a little rubbed, otherwise a near fine copy in a rather ordinary slipcase. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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260 GASKELL, Mrs. [Elizabeth Cleghorn] THE LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE
London Smith, Elder, & Co 1887 Hardcover 
8vo.; x, (1), 452pp in publisher’s brick-red cloth with decorative frame stamped in black on covers and gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated Library Edition. (From the Life and Works of Charlotte Brontë and Her Sisters. An Illustrated Edition in Seven Volumes. Volume 7 only. This volume complete in itself.) With Frontis portrait and extra-illustrated title page, and six additional illustration plates. Covers a little rubbed and lightly soiled, with faint foxing to preliminaries. An early biography of Charlotte Bronte using interviews with Bronte's contemporaries and primary materials. 
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261 GASS, Jacob & MILLER, J. P.]  CHRONICON EPHRATENSE; A HISTORY OF THE COMMUNITY OF SEVENTH DAY BAPTISTS AT EPHRATA, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
Lancaster, PA  S. H. Zahm  1889  Hardcover  
Limited Edition, #185. First edition in English. Translated from the original German by J. Max Hark. Quarto in original tan cloth with title labels on spine. Covers and labels darkened. Collector's bookplate on front paste-down. Small bookseller's sticker on rear paste-down. Title page printed in red and black. Many pages unopened. A very good copy. Chief source for the history of this Pennsylvania Cloister founded by charismatic religious leader Conrad Beissel. USiana G76.  
Price: 200.00 USD
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262 GENTHE, Arnold. [Photographer] OLD CHINATOWN. A BOOK OF PICTURES. With Text by Will Irwin
New York Mitchell Kennerley 1913 Hardcover 
Tall 8vo. in original black cloth stamped with gilt and red lettering and decoration. The second (and superior) edition of this book with 91 richly printed half-tone photographic images of San Francisco's Chinatown. Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) photographed beauty and it is easy to find it here in the faces of the people, the markets, the costumes, and the community that Genthe had recorded in the decade preceding the 1906 fire. Tips lightly "bumped," and light rubbing at head and heel of spine; endpapers with light spotting, but overall a tight, bright, clean copy. A near fine copy of this important book. 
Price: 285.00 USD
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263 GERHART, Isaac; EYER Johann F. CHORAL HARMONIE. ENTHALTEND KIRCHEN-MELODIEN, ...
Harrisburg [Pa.] John Wyeth. Und G.W. Mentz, Philadelphia--John Walter, in Reading--Wilhelm Dickson, in Lancaster 1822 Hardcover 
Oblong small 4to.(approx. 10 x 5-1/2 inches); xii, 132pp. in orignal boards backed with leather. A book of shape-note notation of Church melodies. Includes index. Chip missing from bottom front corner, paper mostly worn away on covers and leather rubbed, but covers still firmly attached. Paper with light to moderate foxing with dark stains in bottom margins of last half of the book, but not affecting the printed areas. This is the scarce early reprinting of the 1818 Pennsylvania-German imprint of shape-note singing of sacred music. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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264 Gibbons, Kaye A VIRTUOUS WOMAN
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books, 1989 First Edition Hardcover NF/NF 
The first edition and printing of the best-selling novel. Slight wear and yellowing of DJ around edges. Book is Near Fine with only light dust soiling on top edge. ; 8vo; 158 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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265 Gibbons, Kaye ELLEN FOSTER
Chapel Hill, Nc: Algonquin Books, 1987 Hardcover; Second Printing NF/VG 
A Fine book in a slightly worn DJ that is beginning to yellow on the top edge. ; The second printing of Kaye Gibbons' first book by her original publisher. Its simplicity is breathtaking. ; 8vo; 146 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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266 GIBSON, John  HISTORY OF YORK COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE PRESENT TIME. DIVIDED INTO GENERAL, SPECIAL, TOWNSHIP AND BOROUGH HISTORIES, WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL DEPARTMENT APPENDED
Chicago  F. A. Battery  1886  Hardcover  
1st edition. Thick, 4to. in original red morocco and gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Covers a bit rubbed. Begins with a look at the aboriginal culture, it's early European settlement, and political progress. Includes biographical sketches and illustrated with portraits, views, and maps. A very nice copy of this notable regional history.  
Price: 185.00 USD
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267 GILMAN, Nicholas Paine A DIVIDEND TO LABOR. A STUDY OF EMPLOYERS' WELFARE INSTITUTIONS
Boston and New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1899 Hardcover 
1st edition. Small 8vo. (19-1/2 cm) in original burgundy cloth stamped in gilt on spine. SIGNED and dated by the author on the front free endpaper. Covers a little dull otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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268 GOLDSMITH, Oliver THE DESERTED VILLAGE
London Sampson Low for Joseph Cundall 1857 Hardcover 
Small 8vo. in full calf binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt rules and gilt decorated spine; leather title label largely chipped. All edges gilt. Edges with light wear; pages toned, but a solid, attractive book. Marbled endpapers and inside dentelles. Old gift inscription on front blank. Illustrated title page. Text illustrations are wood-block renderings of etchings originally published by the "Etching Club." A handsome production. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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269 GOOD, John Mason THE BOOK OF NATURE. 2 Volumes
Boston Wells and Lilly 1926 Hardcover 
8vo's (8-1/2 x 5 inches) in contemporary 3/4 leather with marbled boards and black leather title labels on spines. Plain endpapers, front free endpaper torn out in Volume 1. Covers moderately worn and light toning to the text, but the books are sound. Good (1764-1827), a classicist and doctor of medicine, based this work upon a series of lectures. He writes of the material world--plant, animal and mineral--with a view to organize and relate what is observed within it...zoological systems, Varieties of the Human Race, Distinguishing Instinct and Intelligence, on Sleep and Trance, Voice and Language, the nature of the mind, and Taste, Genius and Imagination among many other topics. ; Hope 
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270 GOODRICH, Samuel, "Peter Parley"] BOOK OF ORNITHOLOGY FOR YOUTH. EMBRACING DESCRIPTIONS OF THE MOST INTERESTING AND REMARKABLE BIRDS IN ALL COUNTRIES, WITH PARTICULAR NOTICES OF AMERICAN BIRDS
Boston William Hyde, and Co. 1932 Hardcover 
1st edition. Marbled boards backed in leather; a little worn at head and heel of spine. 3-3/4 x 6 inches; 322 pages. Illustrated with numerous engravings. Owner's name stamp on fore-edge and front blank with small hole in at the gutter, otherwise a very nice copy. Charming narrative descriptions of birds in their habitats, many illustrated. ; 12mo 
Price: 65.00 USD
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271 GOREY, Edward THE DWINDLING PARTY
New York Random House 1982 Hardcover 
1st Edition. A Pop-Up Book. Quarto in original color pictorial boards. Paper engineering by Ib Penick. Gorey's quirkily imaginative story of the MacFizzet family visiting Hickyacket Hall. A near fine copy of the first edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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272 GRAY, Thomas THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS GRAY
Philadelphia E. H. Butler & Co. 1867 Hardcover 
Small octavo in decorative publisher's binding of brown leather stamped in blind and pictorial gilt of grave and churchyard and letters on front and back covers and spine. All edges gilt.Contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper. Covers with a few scuffs, and some faint foxing on the tissue papers and blanks, otherwise a very nice copy with bright gilt. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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273 GRAYDON, Alexander] MEMOIRS OF A LIFE; CHIEFLY PASSED IN PENNSYLVANIA, WITHIN THE LAST SIXTY YEARS; WITH OCCASIONAL REMARKS UPON THE GENERAL OCCURRENCES, CHARACTER AND SPIRIT OF THAT EVENTFUL PERIOD
Harrisburg Printed by Johy Wythe 1811 Hardcover 
1st edition. 12mo; 378pp, plus errata, in old rubbed calf with leather title label on spine. Graydon, a captain in the Revolutionary War describes his experiences as a young man, a soldier, the day-to-day lives of ordinary people in the midst of the Revolution, and as a prisoner of war. Missing p13-14, top inch of title page including some text missing. Book is tight and sound. An excellent insite into life during the American Revoultion. Howes G344. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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274 HALE, Mrs. [Sarah Josepha Buell] WOMAN'S RECORD; OR SKETCHES OF ALL DISTINGUISHED WOMEN FROM THE CREATION TO A.D. 1868. Arranged in Four Eras. With Selections from Authoresses of each Era
New York Harper & Brothers 1874 Hardcover 
Third Edition, Revised, with Additions. Small 4to. (approx. 10 x 6-1/2 inches) in brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Covers a bit worn and faded with 2-1/2 inch split at base of spine and tip missing from rear endpaper. "This Third Edition is prepared in order to give WOMAN her true Saxon name; also, to add a Synopsis for "Woman's Record" from 1855 to 1868,--thus making the work complete." The author notes "To show what she [Woman] has done, I have gathered from the records of the world the names and histories of all distinguished women, so that an exact estimate of the capabilities of the sex might be formed by noting what individuals have accomplished through obstacles and discouragements of every kind." Illustrated by two hundred and thirty wood engraved portraits by Cossing and Barritt. An encyclopedic compilation, from a Victorian perspective, of the lives of women who have distinguished themselves through thought, pen, or action ranging from the Biblical to the "Modern" Eras. 
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275 HALL, Charles F A NARRATIVE OF THE SECOND ARCTIC EXPEDITION MADE BY CHARLES F. HALL: HIS VOYAGE TO REPULSE BAY, SLEDGE JOURNEYS TO THE STRAITS OF FURY AND HECLA AND TO KING WILLIAM LAND, AND RESIDENCE AMONG THE ESKIMOS DURING THE YEARS 1864-'69
Washington Government Printing Office 1879 Hardcover 
Original green pictorial cloth with gilt vignette of explorers and dog sled traversing the ice on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Covers worn with splits along hinges of the spine; front inner hinge strengthened. 12 maps, some folding. Includes large map showing paths of all previous Arctic explorations mounted on linen in pocket at rear. The many other illustrations include one folding map with separations at folds, two portraits and five heliotype plates. Frontis portrait of Hall with tissue guard is loose, and the image is hauntingly offset to the title page, otherwise interior is very good. This is a record of Hall's 2nd Arctic expedition to recover the logs and other artifacts of the doomed Franklin expedition, collect additional information regarding the native peoples and resources, as well as further the detail and accuracy of earlier surveys of the region. Of particular interest is Hall's documentation of earlier explorations including Frobisher's colony. ; 4to; L, 644 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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276 HAMERTON, Philip Gilbert ROUND MY HOUSE NOTES OF RURAL LIFE IN FRANCE IN PEACE AND WAR
Boston Roberts Brothers 1882 Hardcover 
Original blue and red marbled paper over boards; worn around extremities backed in dark mustard cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Leather label is chipped and ornate gilt patterning on spine is darkened. Top edge gilt. (4-3/4 x 7 inches). Handsome matching marbled endpapers; front hinge starting. A late 19th century version of the age-old search for the sublime in the countryside of rural France--the search for the house, the delight in the food, the recognition of the nobility of rural characters--with the added spice of the Franco-Prussian War. ; Small 8vo; xii, 415 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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277 HAMILTON, Anthony MEMOIRS OF COUNT GRAMONT
Phildelphia J. B. Lippincott 1889 Hardcover 
Numbered limited edition. Edited, with notes by Sir Walter Scott. Thick quarto in 3/4 calf with marbled boards; raised bands and leather title labels on spine. Top edge gilt; marbled endpapers. Contemporary dated gift inscription on front free endpaper. Engraved front portrait of Anthony Hamilton. Title page printed in red and black. Attractively illustrated with 34 etchings with tissue guards by L. Boisson on India paper from original compositions by C. Delort. Binding rubbed at edges and front cover detached, but internally generally clean and nicely printed with wide margins. [Hamilton (1646-1720), a member of the ex-patriot aristocratic Scottish community in France after the execution of Charles I, became a noted French author in the classical tradition. His sister married Philibert, comte de Gramont, who is said to have dictated these entertaining memoirs to Hamilton, but most critics feel that the success of the writing and story, especially relating to the licentious court of Charles II, is due to Hamilton's observations and talents.] 
Price: 75.00 USD
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278 HAMILTON, Clayton ON THE TRAIL OF STEVENSON
Garden CIty Doubleday, Page & Company 1915 Hardcover 
A FINE copy in original gray boards backed with cloth; paper title labels on front cover and spine. In original presentation box with paper label on top. While the box shows slight wear and moderate staining, the book appears nearly new. Hamilton traces Robert Louis Stevenson's life from Scotland to Europe to the United States to afford the student and critic an opportunity to better understand the man and his work. Illustrated with numerous drawings by Walter Hale of notable landmarks and landscapes. ; Small 4to; ix, (1), 137 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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279 HAMLIN, Myra Sawyer NAN'S CHICOPEE CHILDREN
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1900 Hardcover 
8vo. in original pictorial binding printed in green and black. Photo-frontis of "Dixie" and "Dandy." Hamlin (1856-1927) was the daughter of a New Englander who became the first elected Senator from South Carolina after the Civil War and wrote a series of five children's novels of which this is the third. Four additional illustrations from L. J. Bridgman. Slight soiling to the rear cover, otherwise an excellent, sound, copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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280 HANFORD, George. Compiled and Published by DIRECTORY OF COLUMBIA AND MONTOUR COUNTIES PA.
Elmira, NY Advertiser Association 1901 Hardcover 
8vo. in original black pebble cloth with red lettering on spine. Covers moderately worn with outer joint opening. Numerous advertisements, some illustrated. Listings by town and township. Lacking map at rear. Nice regional reference offering a "snapshot" view of turn-of-the-century Pennsylvania. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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281 HANSON, Lawrence and E. M. THE FOUR BRONTËS. The Lives and Works of Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne Brontë
London New York Toronto Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press 1949 Hardcover 
1st edition. 8vo. (8-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches); xi, 414 pages in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Top edge stained red. Illustrated. A very good copy with only faint edgeware. A one-volume biography that focuses upon the Brontë siblings interaction and mutual influences. 
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282 HARISPE, Pierre LE PAYS BASQUE. HISTOIRE - LANGUE - CIVILIZATION
Paris Payot 1929 Hardcover 
Small octavo in original decorative boards with title on spine. 1/4-inch chip at bottom of spine, otherwise an excellent copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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283 HARLAND, Marion CHARLOTTE BRONTE AT HOME.
New York and London G. P. Putnam's Sons 1899 Hardcover 
Illustrated. From the series: Literary Hearthstones. Studies of the Home-Life of Certain Writers and Thinkers. Approx. 7 x 4-3/4 inches, in illustrated blue cloth stamped in gilt and red. Top edge gilt; pages uncut. A Near Fine, very attractive copy of this narrative of the domestic life of Charlotte Brontë. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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284 Harper, Henry Howard THE TIDES OF FATE
Boston Privately Printed 1919 Hardcover 
Orange cloth backed paper over boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Lovely copperplate engravings by William Bicknell. Many pages unopened. A Near Fine copy of this nicely produced book. ; 8vo 
Price: 40.00 USD
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285 Harrison, Edith Ogden THE SCARLET RIDERS
Chicago Ralph Fletcher Seymour 1930 First Edition Hardcover 
; Inscribed by author. Original red cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine; spine faded and cover with very faint stains. Interior slight foxing of pages. Robbers meet the Canadian Mounted Police in Western Canada.; Small 4to; 192 pages; Purchased KAA ($120+tax) . $28 pencilled on flyleaf. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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286 HARTE, Bret TENNESSEE'S PARTNER WESTERN CLASSICS NO. THREE
San Francisco and New York Paul Elder 1907 Hardcover 
One of 1000 copies. 12mo in original vellum backed beveled-edged boards. Lettering and decoration in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt; fore-edge uncut. Photogravure frontispiece from a painting by Albertine Randall Wheelan with captioned tissue guard. Introduction by William Dallam Armes. A story from the California mining camps. A nice production from Paul Elder printed upon handmade paper and lettering designed by J. H. Nash. A very good copy. BAL 7542. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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287 HARTWIG, G [eorg] THE POLAR WORLD: A POPULAR DESCRIPTION OF MAN AND NATURE IN THE ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC REGIONS OF THE GLOBE.
New York Harper & Brothers 1869 Hardcover 
Tall 8vo. in publishers gilt illustrated cloth. Spine dulled with 1/4" loss at base of spine. Profusely illustrated with images of camps, wildlife, landscapes and adventures. Quite wonderful, really. Old bookseller's ticket and contemporary penciled gift inscription on front endpapers. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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288 HAUFF, Wilhelm LICHTENSTEIN. ROMANTISCHE SAGE AUS DER WÜRTTEMBERGISCHEN GESCHICHTE
Berlin G. Grote'sche 1896 Hardcover 
16mo. (6-3/4 x 4-3/4 inches); 404 pages, in blue cloth with illustration in black, red and gold, and with gilt lettering. Lichtenstein is a small, rich, mountainous Principality bordered by Switzerland and Austria. Numerous illustration plates and text illustrations. Text in Deutsche Schrift (German). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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289 HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL THE MARBLE FAUN OR THE ROMANCE OF MONTE BENI
Boston And New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1889 Hardcover 
; Original decorative red covers backed with white cloth with ornamental gilt devices and lettering on spine. Covers show slight soiling and rubbing at corners and ends of spine. Front hinge cracked in Volume 1 and starting in Volume 2. Illustrated with lovely photogravures of art, architecture, people and place, protected by captioned tissue guards. Hawthorne's haunting "Romance" of the Italian countryside. ; 2 Volumes; 8vo 
Price: 55.00 USD
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290 HEARN, Lafcadio TALES OUT OF THE EAST
Emmaus, PA Story Classics 1952 Hardcover 
1/3000 copies (unnumbered). Approximately 7-1/2 x 5 inches. Illustrations by Jeanyee Wong. Includes Hearn's Chinese ghost stories and a selection of stories of the people of China and Japan. A Near Fine copy in an illustrated, scuffed slipcase. ; Oblong Small 8vo; 253 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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291 Hearn, Lafcadio LEAVES FROM THE DIARY OF AN IMPRESSIONIST. EARLY WRITINGS BY LAFCADIO HEARN
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1911 First Edition Hardcover 
Limited edition: 306 of 575 copies. Blue boards backed with beige cloth with gilt-lettered paper label. Covers a little scuffed and a few ink scratching on front free endpaper, otherwise a very good copy. Some pages unopened. Lengthy introduction by Ferris Greenslet recalling the outlines of Hearn's life interwoven with his writings. Designed by Bruce Rogers and printed at the Riverside Press. Includes two manuscript facsimiles. Hearn's early writings from his Florida travels, New Orleans experiences, observations of women, and a pre-Islamic Arabian fantasy. BAL 7953. Warde & Haas, #92. ; 12mo; 179 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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292 HENDERSON, Archibald IS BERNARD SHAW A DRAMATIST? A SCIENTIFIC, BUT IMAGINARY SYMPOSIUM IN THE NEO-SOCRATIC MANNER: CONCLUDED BY BERNARD SHAW'S BIOGRAPHER
New York Mitchell Kennerley 1929 Hardcover 
737 of 1000 copies printed by Richard Ellis of the Georgian Press for Mitchell Kennerley. A near fine copy published in green boards with a paper spine label in slipcase. Text handsomely printed on heavy deckle-edged paper with photo frontis. An excellent copy. Boice 1929.2; Large 8vo; 33 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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293 HERBERT, William. THE HISTORY OF THE TWELVE GREAT LIVERY COMPANIES OF LONDON; PRINCIPALLY COMPILED FROM THEIR GRANTS AND RECORDS. WITH AN HISTORICAL ESSAY AND ACCOUNTS OF EACH COMPANY...2 Volumes
London Published By the Author 1837 Hardcover 
Tall 8vo. in a signed binding by Morrell of London--3/4 calf with raised bands, gilt rules and leather title labels on spines. All edges and endpapers marbled. With folding chart and illustrations. The companies include Mercers, Grocers, Drapers, Fishmongers, Goldsmiths, Skinners, Merchant Tailors, Haberdashers, Salters, Ironmongers, Vintners, and Clothworkers. A full and detailed history of these ancient trading Corporations. Light edgewear, otherwise a very handsome set. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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294 HERON-ALLEN, ED[ward] VIOLIN-MAKING, AS IT WAS AND IS:...ON THE SCIENCE AND ART OF VIOLIN-MAKING FOR THE USE OF VIOLIN MAKERS AND PLAYERS...
London Ward, Lock, & Co. 1885 Hardcover 
Octavo in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Charming gilt illustration by Rosamund B. Horsley of a mouse bowing a violin on the front cover. Includes author's Preface, chapters on the history of the violin and violinists, the bow, the elements of the physical violin, strings, repairs, decoration, fittings...with Appendices on Varnishing the Violin, Preservation of the Instrument, Bibliography, Catalogue of Violin Schools and Instruction Books; and Index. Publisher's Catalogue at rear. This is the Second edition, much of the material first being issued in serial form in "Amature Work Illustrated", 1882-3-4. This "Second" edition incorporates numerous corrections and changes suggested by readers and friends. Illustrated with three woodburytypes (photos), one of the author and two of King Charles IX's violin; also with a whimsical sketch by Randolph Caldecott, and an autotype of an original pencil sketch that was used for the cover. There are three full-size, fold-out diagrams and nearly two hundred woodcut text illustrations. Inscription and owner's signature on front blank, and owner's stamp and penciled notes on verso of the frontis portrait. Rear hinge cracked, but not open; tips rubbed. Overall a very nice copy of this handsome and instructive book. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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295 HOFFMANN, Dr. Heinrich STRUWWELPETER
New York Frederick Ungar Publishing N.D. Hardcover 
Small 4to. (10 x 7-3/4 inches); 23 pages in cover title of publisher's color-illustrated boards. Light spotting at edges and top of spine with 1/2-inch tear. Interior is near fine with bright, colorful pictures. Classic German children's book of imaginatively illustrated outrageous rymed morally instructive tales written and illustrated by Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann in 1845. This edition from an American publisher in original German. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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296 HOLLISTER, H HISTORY OF THE LACKAWANNA VALLEY
New York C. A. Alvord 1869 Hardcover 
8vo. in 3/4 green morocco with marbled boards, gilt rules, gilt lettering and raised bands on spine. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece and other illustrations. Matching marbled endpapers with leather bookplate of noted Americana collector Frank C. Deering. The entirely re-written 2nd edition. A beautiful copy of this early history of Native American and early settlement of the Lackawanna Valley (part of the Wyoming Valley) in Pennsylvania. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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297 HOLLISTER, U. S. THE NAVAJO AND HIS BLANKET
Denver, Colorado (Self Published) 1903 Hardcover 
1st edition. 9-1/2 x 7-1/4 inches; 144 pages in original red cloth with gilt lettering and image, from a photo, of a Navajo on the front cover. Covers with beveled edges. Illustrated in black and white from photos, and the color plates are reproductions of blankets from the author's collection. Contemporary neat dated signature on title page. A nice copy, but covers a little dusty with light rubbing at tips and spine-ends; spine a little darkened with a 1/2-inch split at the head. " An account of the Navajo people, of their myths, legends and traditions, of their country, their manners and customs, and especially of their exceedingly interesting principal industry." 
Price: 125.00 USD
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298 Holmes, Daniel Henry UNDER A FOOLS CAP: SONGS
Portland, ME Thomas B. Mosher 1914 Hardcover 
900 copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper. Printed in Red & Black. Lavender boards with illustrated paper title labels on cover and spine. Slightly soiled and spine a bit faded. Small stain on title page, normal wear otherwise. Nursery rhymes with some familiar characters. Bishop 422.2. ; 12mo; xvi, 99, [1] pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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299 Holmes, Oliver Wendell DOROTHY Q TOGETHER WITH A BALLAD OF THE BOSTON TEA PARTY & GRANDMOTHER'S STORY OF BUNKER HILL BATTLE
Boston And New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1893 Hardcover 
Attractively designed cloth cover with silver decoration and lettering. 5 x 7-3/4 inches; 178, (1) pages. Profusely illustrated in b&w by Howard Pyle. Contemporary owners signature on front free endpaper dated "Christmas 1892." A little rubbed at head and heel of spine, otherwise an excellent copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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300 HOPKINSON, Henry Lennox THE HISTORY OF MERCHANT TAYLOR'S HALL
Cambridge The University Press - Printed for Private Circulation 1931 Hardcover 
Small 4to.; viii, 72pp. in original red cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Presentation copy with note on Merchant Taylors' Hall stationary laid in. With numerous illustration plates from photos. A re-assessment of the architectural history of this building dating from the 13th century. Covers creased and light discoloration to endpapers, with imprint of metal paperclip at head of half-title; small old tape repair to one page; printed on heavy paper with nice illustrations. An attractive copy. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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