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501 SHORTER, Clement K. CHARLOTTE BRONTË AND HER CIRCLE
New York Dodd, Mead, and Company 1896 Hardcover 
1st American edition. 8vo (approx. 8 x 5-3/4 inches) in brick-red cloth stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. Illus. with frontis and six illustrations. A near fine copy of this fine biography. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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502 SIMPSON, Charles EMILY BRONTË
London Country Life Ltd. / New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1929 Hardcover 
8vo. (approx. 8-1/2 x 5-3/4 inches); xi, (1), 205 pp. In heather buckram stamped in green and pink. In scarce original printed dust wrapper with a sprig of heather on front cover. Spine a little darkened, otherwise a lovely copy, with a brochure from The Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Haworth, laid in. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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503 SINCLAIR, May [Pseud. of Mary Amelia St. Clair] THE THREE BRONTËS. New Edition With an Introductory Note on the Recently Discovered Letters of Charlotte Brontë
London Hutchinson and Co 1914 Hardcover 
8vo. (approx. 8 x 5-1/4 inches); x, 257 pp, in green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Beveled-edged covers and tope edge gilt. With frontis portraits and captioned tissue guard. Errata slip tipped in preceding the Prefatory Note. Light occasional foxing throughout. [Mary Amelia St. Clair (1863-1946) was an author, poet, critic and suffragist.] 
Price: 30.00 USD
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504 SKODA, Joseph. (1805-1881) ABHANDLUNG ÜBER PERKUSSION UND AUSKULTATION
Wein [Vienna] J. G. Ritter von Mosle's Witwe & Braumuller, 1839 Hardcover 
1st edition. 8vo (approx. 21 cm); xviii, 271, [1] pages, in old boards with leather title label on spine. Covers chipped and rubbed. Text in German. “Skoda classified the various sounds obtained on percussion according to their musical pitch and tone. ‘Skoda’s resonance’ is an important diagnostic sign in pneumonia and pericardial effusion. Following Skoda’s work, percussion at last gained general acceptance as a diagnostic procedure,” Garrison Morton 2676; Osler 3989 (for French translation only.) 
Price: 850.00 USD
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505 SMITH, Bradford YANKEES IN PARADISE. The New England Impact on Hawaii
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1956 First Edition Hardcover 
1st edition in illustrated dust wrapper. A look at the points of contact in the early 19th century as the culture of the native Hawaiians came into contact with the commercial whalers and the New England missionaries. Based on journals, letters and mission documents from the period. A very good copy in the original dw. ; 8vo 
Price: 25.00 USD
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506 SOCIETY OF FRIENDS RULES OF DISCIPLINE AND CHRISTIAN ADVICES OF THE YEARLY MEETING OF FRIENDS FOR PENNSYLVANIA AND NEW JERSEY...
Philadelphia Printed by Samuel Sansom, Jun/ 1797 Hardcover 
Small 4to in old suede. Numerous manuscript presentation notes and names in different hands of family members of a prominent Pennsylvania Quaker family. "Presented by Joseph and Ann Clark to their grand-daughter Hannah Townsend (Longtreth)." Hannah Townsend Longstreth (1801-1865) was an ardent abolitionist and friend of Lucretia Mott. Covers worn and front cover detached. A little foxing to endpapers, and additional ms. signature on the title page, otherwise a handsomely printed copy of this 18th-century guide to what it means to be a Quaker including rules to live by. This edition contains a strong statement on the condition of slaves and servitude. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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507 STANLEY, Arthur Penrhyn HISTORICAL MEMORIALS OF CANTERBURY. THE LANDING OF AUGUSTINE; THE MURDER OF BECKET; EDWARD THE BLACK PRINCE; BECKET'S SHRINE
New York Anson D. F. Randolph N.D. Hardcover 
Second American from the eleventh London edition. Octavo in lilac cloth backed in cream cloth. Gilt device on front cover and lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with 13 original 19th century mounted albumen photos, and other mounted plate illustrations each with a captioned tissue guard. Covers a little soiled with stain at base of spine, and rear inner hinge cracked. A nice copy of this thoughtful consideration of four aspects of English history as related to Canterbury Cathedral--the earliet traditions of Engalnd and Canterbury respecting the mission of Augustine in Kent; the controversy between King Henry II and Becket; an account of the death and funeral of the Black Prince; and the story of the Shrine of Becket. An Appendix at rear with various original documents "most now published for the first time, from the archives of the Chapter of Canterbury." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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508 STEVENSON, Robert Louis  FAMILIAR STUDIES OF MEN AND BOOKS
London:  Chatto and Windus  1888  Limited Edition  Hardcover  
Large Paper issue of the 1st Edition limited to 100 copies of which this is no. 72 . Original white buchram cover with gilt title on spine. Printed and signed by R. & R. Clark, Edinburgh. Handmade paper with pages unopened and edges untrimmed. Spine darkened and white covers with some soiling and corners bumped. Light foxing to endpapers, but internally handsome and tight. Subjects include: Victor Hugo, Robert Burns, Walt Whitman, Thoreau, Yoshida-Torajiru, Francois Villon, Charles of Orleans, Samuel Pepys, and John Knox. Prideaux, (7). A nice copy. ; 4to; xxviii, 397 pages  
Price: 145.00 USD
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509 Stevenson, Robert Louis WILL O' THE MILL
Portland, Maine The Mosher Press 1915 Hardcover 
Number 18 of 25 copies on Japan vellum privately printed by the Mosher Press for Edward Woods. Bound in full Japan vellum boards and printed in red and black on spine. Slight darkening at spine and edges. Some pages unopened. Includes presentation card from Mr. & Mrs. Woods with their coat of arms, name of presentee and title of the book. Photo frontis of Stevenson. 5-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches. Title page printed in red and black and initial caps printed in red. Hatch 739; Bishop 438. A very good copy of this scarce edition. ; Small 8vo; xii, 63 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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510 STEVENSON, Robert Louis VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE. AN ESSAY IN FOUR PARTS
East Aurora, NY Roycrofters 1903 Flexible leather 
Small 8vo. bound in fragile brown suede leather on flexible boards with yapped edges and gilt lettered leather title label on front cover. Covers rubbed and a bit worn at edges with small chip missing at head of spine. WIth silk paste-downs, frayed at edges. Nicely printed on handmade,deckle-edged paper . Stevenson's reflections on love and marriage. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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511 STEVENSON, Robert Louis PRAYERS WRITTEN AT VAILIMA
London Chatto & Windus 1910 Hardcover 
1st of this edition. Small 4to.; unpaginated in vellum paper over boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Designed and Illuminated by Alberto Sangorski. Extra-Illustrated title page in richly colored lithograph illustration and lettering with gilt painted on. Text printed in red and black with ornate color decoration including gilt of inial caps and boarders. Printed on one side only on facing pages. Covers and endpapers mottled and dull, but title page and decorated text pages beautifly rendered and preserved. Inner hinge strengthened. Lacking the original cover ties. With contemporary owner's signature on front free endpaper of New York born Zelma Corning [Brandt] (1891-1990), a social crusader active throughout the 20th century. Vailima is the village in Samoa where Stevenson last lived. Scarce. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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512 STEVENSON, Robert Louis TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES
London Folio Society 1967 Hardcover 
8vo. in pictorial green cloth with gilt lettering on spine; in slipcase as issued. A near fine copy with no discernible flaws. With numerous text drawings by Edward Ardizzone (1900-1979). The story of young Stevenson's 12-day, 120 mile trek through the Cevennes mountains in south-central France in 1878. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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513 Stevenson, Robert Louis, and Lloyd Osbourne THE WRONG BOX
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1889 Hardcover 
1st US edition with 4 pages of terminal advts. Gerstley 42A. Original red-brown boards with two paste-ons (title label and torn out classified newspaper ad) as issued. Covers a little soiled with bumped corners and light stains. Issued in several colors of cloth. A nice copy of this humorous tale of the Finsbury tontine, a misplaced corpse, and inheritance. ; 8vo 
Price: 45.00 USD
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514 STEVENSON, Robert Louis] R. L. STEVENSON MEMORIES
London & Edinburgh T. N. Foulis 1912 Flexible covers 
Small 8vo. in color pictorial wrapper over flexible boards. Covers a little rubbed at edges, and perhaps a little faded. Occasional light foxing on frontmatter and a few other pages. Twenty-five collected half-tone illustrations from photos tipped in on heavy paper with facing captions. Very nicely rendered and offering insight into RLS's domestic existance throughout his life. With contemporary gift inscription on front paste-down with Weymouth bookseller's ticket at bottom. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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515 STOUDT, John Joseph EARLY PENNSYLVANIA ARTS AND CRAFTS
New York Bonanza Books 1964 Hardcover 
Quarto. Reprint edition in original cloth with brown lettering on spine. With color-illustrated dust wrapper in protective mylar cover. Profusely illustrated with half-tone illustrations and color plates. Topics include the design sensibilities of the Pennsylvania Germans as found in the regional architecture, furniture, painting, textiles, pottery, iron and metalwork, carving and glassware, illumination of books and taufscheins, &c. &c. A Fine copy in a Fine DW. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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516 STRATTON-PORTER, Gene A DAUGHTER OF THE LAND
Garden City, New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1918 Hardcover 
1st edition, with broken ampersand on spine, but corrected text to "was" on p.304, and perfect type for folio on page 11. Small 8vo. in original green pictorial cloth stamped in yellow-gold and black on front cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers. Color frontis illus. with tissue guard by Frances Rogers. Covers a little dusty and lightly rubbed, otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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517 STRATTON-PORTER, Gene MOTHS OF THE LIMBERLOST. With Water Color and Photographic Illustrations from Life
Garden City / New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1912 Hardcover 
1st Edition; 1st printing, (lacking final word "birds" on page 333). Small 4to. (9-1/8 x 6-3/4 inches) in original brown cloth; stamped lettering on front cover and spine, and image of a moth embossed on front cover. Illustrated endpapers. A very good copy only lightly rubbed at tips and spine with very faintly observed spotting on covers. Front joint cracked (and reinforced) at half-title. Stratton-Porter (1863-1924) was an author, naturalist, photographer and conservationist using her name and financial resources from her novels to bring attention to the preservation of the Limberlost swamp and other wetlands of Indiana. An attractive copy, profusely illustrated with color and black & white images of the author's explorations in the swamps of northeastern Indiana. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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518 STRATTON-PORTER, Gene A DAUGHTER OF THE LAND
Garden City, New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1918 Hardcover 
1st edition, but in corrected state on spine and "was" p.304, but broken type for folio on page 11. Small 8vo. in original green pictorial cloth stamped in yellow-gold and black. Color frontis illus. by Frances Rogers; frontis tissue guard with light foxing. A little light rubbing to back cover, edges a little dusty, and owner's poetic bookplate and contemporary owner's signature on front illustrated endpapers, otherwise an attractive copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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519 STRATTON-PORTER, Gene THE HARVESTER
Garden City / New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1911 Hardcover 
1st Edition. 8vo. in original publisher's beige cloth stamped in blind with green lettering on front cover and spine. Illustrations by W. L. Jacobs. Cover loose and lightly reinforced internally; inscription "whited out" on front free endpaper. Illustrated endpapers. Four color plates, one illus.with closed tears and reattached. A few pages with small closed tears. An affordable reading copy of this First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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520 STRATTON-PORTER, Gene A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOST
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1909 Hardcover 
1st edition. 8vo. in original green cloth with cream titles and decorated with pictorial decoration in dark green of an Iris and rules on front cover and spine. Color frontis and other illustrations by Wladyslaw T. Benda. Gift inscription dated year of publication on front free endpaper. "August, 1909" on copyright page. No publisher's ads at rear. Illustrated magazine article of the author laid in. Covers a bit dulled and a little rubbed, otherwise a nice copy. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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521 STRATTON-PORTER, Gene A DAUGHTER OF THE LAND
Garden City, New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1918 Hardcover 
Early reprint. Small 8vo., 475, [1] pages, in original pale grey cloth stamped in navy. Illustrated endpapers and color frontis illus. Old inscription on verso of frontis. Covers a little dusty, and tips and base of spine lightly rubbed, otherwise a nice, tight copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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522 STREET, John Phillips (Editor) COMPOSITION OF CERTAIN PATENT AND PROPRIETARY MEDICINES
Chicago American Medical Association, 1917 Hardcover 
8vo (approx. 21.5 x 14 cm); 274 pages in teal cloth with gilt lettering and frame on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Covers with light spotting and crimp at head of spine. Former owners’ names on front free endpaper, otherwise a nice, tight, clean copy of this scarce analysis of 2800 patent cures. “In addition to remedies of secret composition, certain so-called “ethical” preparations (those sold actually or ostensibly for physician’s prescriptions) and a number of preparations recognized in the National Formulary, have been included in this compilation.” [From the Preface.] [A] 
Price: 120.00 USD
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523 STROUSE, Norman THE PASSIONATE PIRATE
North Hills, PA Bird & Bull Press 1964 Hardcover 
1st of this limited edition. 196 of 200 copies. Hand bound by Water Street Bindery in patterned boards, backed in Niger goat with calf label, tooled in blind and 23 carrot gold in the arts and crafts style of Mosher. t.e.g. Thomas Bird Mosher, the subject of this monograph, was the owner of the Mosher Press of Portland, Maine which produced hundreds of small, arts & crafts designed literary titles which are a pleasure to hold. Includes a checklist of Mosher's publications at rear. Uncut. One of Henry Morris' earliest books. A fine copy. 
Price: 550.00 USD
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524 Strouse, Norman H. THE LENGTHENED SHADOW
NY Philip C. Duschnes 1960 First Edition Hardcover 
Limited edition of 1250. Slight rubbing on top and bottom of spine but otherwise very good printed cover in slightly soiled original white DJ with several closed tears (now protected in clear acetate wrap) . Interior fine. A handsomely printed address given by Mr. Strouse at an opening of an exhibition of modern fine printing at the Grolier Club April 19, 1960. Notice of distribution to Grolier Club members is loosely inserted in pages. ; Small 4to; 42 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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525 Stuart, Ruth McEnery NAPOLEON JACKSON The Gentleman of the Plush Rocker
NY The Century Co. 1902 Hardcover Illustrated by Edward Pottbast 
Handsome maroon cloth cover with light green and gilt decoration designed by Decorative Designers. Small owner signature and date on front pages. Delicately rendered illustrated plates by Edward Pottbast. A Very Good book with lightly bumped corners. An African-American family saga in the post war South written with " black dialect". Originally from Louisiana, and raised in New Orleans, the author was one of the most successful writers of her time both financially and critically; published in Harpers, Century, Lipponcotts, &c, traveling widely for oral presentations of her work. ; Small 8vo; 132 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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526 SWAIN, E. G. THE STORY OF PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRAL
London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1932 First Edition Hardcover 
In original grey cloth over boards with paste-down illustration on cover; with occasional faint spotting. Pages on heavy paper stock with moderate foxing throughout. A comprehensive history of the church that in many ways reflects the history of England. Includes 16 evocative b&w illustrations from photographs and an architectural floor plan of the cathedral. ; 8vo; viii, 9-80, (81) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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527 SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles A NOTE ON CHARLOTTE BRONTE
London Chatto & Windus 1885 Hardcover 
Approx. 7-1/2 x 5 inches; 97, (1) pages with 32-page Publisher’s list at rear dated April 1885. In blue cloth with gilt frame on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Patterned endpapers. Small stain on rear cover, otherwise a very good copy of Swinburne's literary assessment of Charlotte Bronte's writings within the context of other women writers of her time. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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528 TAFT, Robert PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE AMERICAN SCENE. A SOCIAL HISTORY, 1839-1889
New York Dover 1964 Hardcover 
Tall octavo, (5-3/4 x 9 inches); x, 546 pages. Originally published in stiff wraps, this copy has been rebound in black cloth with original glazed pictorial cover laid on front cover. An unblemished copy. Taft traces the development of photography in America, the work of the leaders in its development, and the effect of photography on American social, artistic, literary and even political life. Includes a 68-page bibliography and notes; a useful reference to the student of photography. ; Small 4to 
Price: 45.00 USD
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529 TAFT, Howard] LEAGUE TO ENFORCE PEACE: AMERICAN BRANCH
NY Printed By the League To Enforce Peace 1915 Hardcover 
8vo., xii, 65 pages, in original brown boards with printed paper title label on front cover. SIGNED in pencil on the front free endpaper, by Thomas Raeburn White, prominent Philadelphia lawyer and member of the executive committee of the "League." The published text of the peace conference held at Independence Hall, June 17th, 1915, together with speeches made at a public banquet in the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel. The former president, WIlliam Howard Taft, was nominated as president of the peace league whose goal was for the United States to join a league of nations to oversee international conflict with judicial tribunals; to use jointly both economic and military forces against any one of their number that goes to war or evinces hostility against another of the signatories; and to formulate and codify rules of international law. These were the nascent efforts (which faultered during the American entry into WWI) of what would form the basis for the League of Nations, founded at the 1919-29 Paris Peace Conference. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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530 TAGGARD, Genevieve (Ed.) CIRCUMFERENCE VARIETIES OF METAPHYSICAL VERSE 1456-1928
New York Covici Friede Publishers 1929 Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover 
607/1050 copies. Quarter vellum with grey paper over boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Pages uncut. A Very Good copy, slightly soiled with a few small spots on front cover. SIGNED by Taggard on title page. Poetic philosophy ranging from John Dunn to ee cummings. ; Small 4to; xiii, (1), 237 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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531 TAIT, [Robert] Lawson (1845-1899) DISEASES OF WOMEN
New York William Wood & Company 1879 Hardcover 
2nd edition. Thoroughly Revised and Enlarged. 8vo (22.5 cm); xii, 192 pages in original publisher’s binding of patterned eggplant-colored cloth, titles and decorative pattern stamped in blind and gilt titles on spine. Issued in Wood’s Library of Standard Medical Authors. Covers a little rubbed, with fraying at tips and head of spine, otherwise a nice, tight copy with several text illustrations. [A] 
Price: 45.00 USD
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532 TARKINGTON, Booth THE TWO VANREVELS
New York Mcclure, Phillips & Co. 1902 Hardcover Signed by Author
Limited to 500 copies. SIGNED by author on limitation page. Original embossed patterned white signed decorative cover, with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Spine a bit darkened, and white boards a little soiled. Illustrated. Pages uncut with top edge gilt. Duplicate illustrations on Japan vellum by Henry Hutt with tissue guards. A very nice copy of this entertaining novel of romance in a by-gone age. ; 8vo 
Price: 55.00 USD
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533 TENNYSON, Alfred ENOCH ARDEN, ETC.
London Edward Moxon 1864 Hardcover 
1st edition in first state with ads dated "August, 1864." Wise 107. Original green cloth stamped in blind with gilt lettering on spine. A little rubbed, inner hinges cracked, otherwise a very good copy of Tennyson's vividly narrative poetry. ; 12mo 
Price: 65.00 USD
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534 TERSTEEGEN, Gerhard GEISTLICHE UND ERBAULICHE BRIEFE UBER DAS INWENDIGE LEBEN UND WAHRE WESEN DES CHRISTENTHUMS
Libanon [sic] Joseph Hartman 1819 Hardcover 
1st American Edition. Thick 12mo. (16cm x 9 1/2 cm) in old calf with 4 raised bands, metal clasps and speckled edges. Two parts bound as one with separate title page for part two, with title lettering highlighted in red. Covers rubbed and pages darkening, otherwise a very nice copy of this text of religious life. Text in German. #2366 The First Century of German Language Printing in the United States of America. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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535 THACHER, James (1754-1844) AMERICAN MEDICAL BIOGRAPHY: Or Memoirs of Eminent Physicians Who Have Flourished in America. To Which is Prefixed a Succinct History of Medical Science in the United States from the First Settlement of the Country
Boston Richardson & Lord and Cottons & Barnard, 1828 Hardcover 
Two Volumes in One. Contemporary ¾ calf with marbled boards. 436 pages; 280 pages, including indexes. With 14 lithographic portrait plates by David Claypool Johnson and others, a few with moderate foxing. Covers rubbed and front inner hinge cracked. Occasional light foxing to text. Contemporary inked name at head of title page with offset on frontispiece portrait of Thacher. “A valuable source of information on the early medical history of the United States,” Garrison Morton 6710; “A rare volume now, but worth its price, and I know of no more fascinating book, or one more difficult to put down,” Osler 6825. Howes T147. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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536 THACHER, James (1754-1844) AMERICAN MODERN PRACTICE: Or, a Simple Method of Prevention and Cure of Diseases...To which is added An Appendix...
Boston Ezra Read 1817 Hardcover 
First Edition. 8vo; i-iv, [5]-744 pages, (approx. 21 x 12.5 cm) in old polished calf. Old manuscript names and dates on front paste-down and title page. Light to moderate foxing throughout. Joints cracked and opening at head and heel of spine. Lacking front blanks and half title. Appendix contains “An Account of Many Domestic Remedies Recently Introduced into Practice, and Some Approved Formulae Applicable to the Diseases of our Climate.” Osler 4090. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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537 THACKERAY, Ann (Mrs Richmond Ritchie) A BOOK OF SIBYLS
London Smith, Elder, & Co 1883 Hardcover 
1st edition. 8vo. in publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering and black rules and decoration on front cover and spine. Covers and beveled edges are a little rubbed, but gilt is bright. Illustrated bookplate of collector on front paste-down. A little abrasion in gutter at title page due to the page pulling away, and endpaper gutter cracking at rear, but book is tight and clean and presentable. The author considers the work of four late 18th -- early 19th century English women writers: Anna Barbauld, Maria Edgeworth, Amelia Opie, and Jane Austen. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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538 TILNEY, F. C. THE PRINCIPLES OF PHOTOGRAPHIC PICTORIALISM
Boston American Photographic Publishing Co. 1930 Hardcover 
Small 4to. (10 x 7-1/2 inches) in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Covers with light scuffing and endpapers and a few plates with a little faint staining, but otherwise clean and tight. Profusely illustrated with images by Stieglitz, Steichen, Kasebier, Eickemeyer, Zerb, White, the author and many others. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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539 TISSOT, (Samuel Auguste Andre David) (1728-1797) L’ONANISMO OVVERO DISSERTAZIONI SOPRA LE MALATTIE CAGIOATE DALLE POLLUZIONI VOLONTAIRE
Venezia Presso Giacomo Carcani, 1792 Flexible covers 
Small 8vo (20 cm); 174, [2] pages, in old plain heavy paper over limp boards. Faint title inked on spine, top of spine worn and loose. Forni Library bookplate. Light foxing throughout. Text in Italian. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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540 TOLKIEN, J. R. R. THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1965 Hardcover 
3-volume set with color printed dust wrappers in slipcase as issued. Second (Revised) Edition. Not so stated, but a well produced bookclub edition (nearly identical to the trade edition but with no price or clipping on flaps). Former owner's name on front free endpapers of two of the volumes. Color fold-out map tipped in. Light wear to dust wrappers over near fine copies of this classic fantasy adventure story. An attractive edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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541 TOTHEROH, Dan RIP VAN WINKLE
San Francisco Grabhorn Press 1960 Hardcover 
Decorative paper over boards, paper label on quarter-cloth spine; label darkened and spine lightly rubbed at head and heel. Contemporary inscription (perhaps by one of the participants) on front free endpaper. Three color title page. A play adapted from the Washington Irving story, in words and music. Music by Charles Hart. A nicely printed book.; Small 4to; (7), 66 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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542 TOUSSAINT, Franz (Translator) LA FLUTE DE JADE. POESIES CHINOISES
Paris L'Edition D'Art 1922 Hardcover 
Limited edition of 500 copies. From the publisher's "Ex Oriente Lux" series, 25th edition. 16mo. (6-1/8 x 4-1/4 inches) in original decorated wraps. Contemporary gift inscription dated 1923. Color plate of a young woman and peacock. Text printed in black within green patterned frames and red decorations and titles. Edges a little rubbed, otherwise an excellent copy. Index at rear. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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543 TOWLER, J THE SILVER SUNBEAM: A PRACTICAL AND THEORETICAL TEXT-BOOK ON SUN DRAWING AND PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTING: Comprehending all the Wet and Dry Processes at present known, with Collodion, Albumen, Gelatine, Wax, Resin, and Silver...
New York Joseph H. Ladd 1864 Hardcover 
1st edition. Small octavo in original embossed green publisher's cloth with gilt on spine. A well-used copy with stains and wear; scattered foxing internally with some damp stains. Topics include the history of photography, celestial photography, tinting and coloring of photographs, printing in colors, carbon process, the Card-Picture, the Vignette, Stereography, &c. &c. Includes formulas for all aspects of the photographic and printing processes of that time. Index and with 29 pages of advertisements at rear. Scarce. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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544 TRAEGER, Albert GEDICHTE
Leipzig Hardcover 
16mo. (6 x 4-1/2 inches) in ornately decorated blue cloth binding designed by R. Gerhold. Stamped "Georgy" "Leipzig" and "R. Gerhold" at base of pattern on front cover. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers with pressed flower laid in with offset on facing page. Lacking title page. A bit rubbed at tips and spine ends, otherwise a bright attractive copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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545 TREVES, Frederick THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LANTERN AN ACCOUNT OF A COMMONPLACE TOUR ROUND THE WORLD
London, Paris, New York and Melbourne Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1905 Hardcover 
Original blue cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Shows only slight wear, otherwise a very good copy. Second printing. Frontis is an handsome gravure photograph of The Garden of the Unforgotten, with captioned tissue guard. Illustrated with 40 well-produced half-tone photographic plates. Relates the author's observations from a century ago of the people, cultures and landscapes of Suez, India, Burma, Ceylon, China, Japan, The Sandwich Islands and Yosemite Valley. ; Large 8vo 
Price: 65.00 USD
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546 TROLLOPE, Thomas Adolphus TUSCANY AND THE TUSCAN PEOPLE OR TEN YEARS OF NATIONAL PROGRESS
London Charles Griffin N.D. Hardcover 
12mo. in blue publisher's cloth stamped in blind on covers and gilt lettering on spine. Spine darkened and edges rubbed. Nice signed illustrated bookplate of Pittsburgh brother and sister John Beard Jackson and Mary Louisa Jackson on front paste-down, signed by Euwer. Old Oban bookseller's ticket on front paste-down. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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547 TRUSLER, John; CULLEN, William] AN EASY WAY TO PROLONG LIFE, By a Little Attention to What we Eat and Drink. Containing a Chemical Analysis, or, an Enquiry into the Nature and Properties of all kinds of Food; how far they are wholesome, and agree with different Constitutions. With some Directions respecting our Way of Living...Second Edition, Improved
London Printed for the Author and sold by J. Bell, N.D. Disbound 
Part I. Small 8vo (approx. 19 x 11 cm); [4], 79, [1] pages. Disbound with cloth wrapping spine, and lacking back matter (if any). Ex-lib with faint stamps on a few pages including the title page. Slight toning to paper and occasional offset and spotting. “Compiled mainly from the section on foods in William Cullen’s Lectures on the materia medica, an unauthorized edition of which appeared in 1772,” -NLM cat. Scarce. [A] 
Price: 135.00 USD
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548 TUER, Andrew W. HISTORY OF THE HORN-BOOK
London Leadenhall Press (&c.) 1897 Hardcover 
First trade edition with pocket containing 3 horn-book replicas at the rear, one of oak, one of card, and one of ivory. "The ivory horn-book is of a type that was unknown to the author until after the appearance of the first two-volume edition." Small quarto with three hundred illustrations in publisher's brown cloth with beveled edges, black lettering and gilt lettered paper title label on spine. Top edge gilt, fore-edge uncut. A little edge-wear and and two small closed cuts in center of front cover. Bookplate of one of the most important collectors of children's books, Edgar Osborne, on front paste-down. A very nice and collectable copy of this classic reference of the children's horn-book. ; AL 
Price: 175.00 USD
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549 TYRWHITT, Rev. R. St. John A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL ART. WITH A CHAPTER ON PERSPECTIVE BY A. MACDONALD
Oxford Clarendon Press 1868 First Edition Hardcover 
Tall 8vo. in prize binding of full morocco ornately stamped in blind with gilt lettering on spine and gilt crest on front cover. Marbled endpapers with former owner's name on front blank. Prize stamp in blind on title page. Illustrated with 2 mounted albumen photgraphs (one used as an expample of photo reference for creating a drawing). An early use original photographs in books. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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550 UZANNE, OCTAVE BOUQUINEURS ET BOUQUINISTES. PHYSIOLOGIE DES QUAIS DE PARIS DU PONT ROYAL AU PONT SULLY
Paris Ancienne Maison Quantin / May et Motteroz 1893 Hardcover 
Limited Edition. No. 23 of 75 printed on Japan vellum. Small quarto (10 x 6-1/4 inches); xi, (1), 348 (1) pages. In full red cloth with leather title label on spine lettered in gilt. Original wrappers bound in, front wrapper chipped and detached and laid in; rear cover intact. Illustrated title page printed in black and red. Engraved frontis illustration for this title with tissue guard. Pages uncut with many text illustrations by Emile Masse. An entertaining view of the the history of the transient booksellers whose stalls are positioned along the Seine River and of the bibliophiles and collectors who frequent them. Text in French. Spine faded and covers a little rubbed at edges, otherwise a nice, tight copy of this scarce title. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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551 VALCARENGO, Paulo (d.1780). MEDICINA RATIONALIS AD RECENTIORUM MENTEM OBSERVATIONIBUS ADAUCTA, CONSTITUTIONUM EPIDEMICAM PARTIS ANNI 1733, ATQUE INTEGRORUM ANNORUM 1734, 1735, 1736, IN CREMONENSI CIVITATE COMPLECTENS...
Cremonae Apud Petrum Ricchini, 1737 Hardcover 
[Small 4to (27 cm); [16], xxv, [bl.], 280, [21], [1], [1, [bl.], [13], [bl.] pages in old vellum over boards with decorative gilt title on spine. All edges speckled red. Covers stained and old number at head of spine, a little rubbed at perimeter and corners bumped. Front inner hinge opening, but binding still holding well. Half-title with name in old ink; page nearly detached with numerous tears at fore-edge. Pencil notation front and verso of front free endpaper. Title page printed in red and black with creases in the bottom third of the page. Occasional light foxing throughout. Errors in pagination: pages 235, 237 numbered 335 & 337. Decorated with initial caps, head- and end-pieces. Text in Latin. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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552 Valentine, J. SCOTTISH SCENERY
Hardcover 
Includes 10 (7-1/2 x 4-1/2 inch) mounted photos of Callandar and vicinity by noted Scottish photographer J. Valentine. Also includes 4 additional photos mounted on free front and back papers by G. W. Wilson, a popular Victorian photographer of tourist sites. These images include Edinburgh, and Castle Dunnottar. Original beveled blue cloth with black rules and frame, gilt lettering and crest on front cover and stamped in blind on rear cover. Moderately worn with split in cloth along the spine. Large light stain along top of rear cover. Pages slightly warped due to photos. Contemporary inked gift inscription dated 1876 and two images captioned in the same hand on the cardboard mounts. Printed endpapers identify the locations and Valentine's Panoramic Series titles. ; Oblong 8vo 
Price: 185.00 USD
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553 Valery, Paul THE CAT ORGAN
Iowa City, Iowa Grilled Flowers Press 1979 First Edition Stapled wraps 
Near fine book with bumbed corner. ; In light blue wraps printed in black. "A Letter to the Royal Society Containting Some New & Curious Improvments on the Cat Organ" by Mary Midnight. (Christopher Smartt and John Newberry) . 64/200 copies. A very good copy.; The William Lamb Series; Sm8vo; 16 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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554 VANDEGRIFT, Margaret CLOVER BEACH. FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
Philadelphia Porter & Coates 1880 Hardcover 
8vo (8-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches) in ornate publisher's binding of gilt decoration and black and gilt lettering and rules on front cover and spine over dark red cloth. All edges gilt. Contemporary inscription on front blank. Illustrated with frontis and illus. title page with many b&w illustration plates and text illustrations.Very slight rubbing to tips and ends of spine. A bright, near fine example of an ornate publisher's binding. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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555 VECCHI, Paulo [de]. OBSERVATIONUM OMNIGENAE ERUDITIONIS IN DIVINAM SCRIPTURAM CARPTIM UNIVERSAM, LIBRI DUO. PRIMUS CONTINENS OBSERVATIONES PHYSIGOMICAS, SIVE LOCUS S. SCRIPTURAE, QUI PONDERANTUR IUXTA PHYSIOGNOMICA PRINCIPIA, ITAUT PHYSIOGNOMICA, ERUDITIO DOCEATUR, & SIMUL S, SCRIPTURAE ANCILLETUR. LIBER SECONDUS, CONTINENS OBSERVATIONES MEDICAS, SIUE ?LOCOS SACRAE SCRIPTURAE...
Meapoli Typis Francisei Savii for Francisci Balsami, 1641 Hardcover 
20 cm; [12]-190, [2] pages; 12-221, [3] pages. Two parts in one volume, with separate title page and pagination for “Liber Secondus,” bound together in old limp parchment with manuscript title on spine. Forni Library plate on front paste-down. Opening page is the title page, with nice printer’s device. Laid in is a paper with copious notes in MS old ink. A few pages toned and a few with faint foxing. Inner hinges opening, but still secure. The first part refers to a projected 32-volume series (of which only these two were published). The first section focuses on physiognomy; Liber Secondus focuses on medicine. Text in Latin. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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556 VIGNAL, Pierre WATER COLOR RENDERINGS / GARDENS OF ROME
Cleveland, Ohio J. H. Jansen 1926 Hardcover 
Folio in green cloth with black lettering and illustration on front cover and black lettering on spine; with cloth ties at fore-edge. Complete with 15 water-color reproductions of gardens of Rome on heavy paper. Introduction by William Robert Powell. Pierre Vignal (1855-1925) was a member of the Society of French Watercolorist, a noted art teacher, and painter of landscape and architectural subjects. Light spotting to text and endpapers, 2 plates with a crimped corner, otherwise illustration plates are near fine. Lovely watercolors of the most famous gardens of Rome. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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557 VOGEL, Hermann THE CHEMISTRY OF LIGHT AND PHOTOGRAPHY IN THEIR APPLICATION TO ART, SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
London Henry S. King 1876 Hardcover 
8vo in original red cloth publisher's binding decoratively stamped in black with gilt bands and lettering on spine. New and thoroughly revised edition. Volume XV of the International Scientific Series. Woodbury print of the moon tipped in as frontis. Many illustrations including two additional comparative plates of photographic images. Considers photographic applications to astronomy, scientific and medical research, magic, jurisprudence, industry, &c, and the various technical processes available for use. Cover darkening slightly at edges, and tips a a little bumped, otherwise a very nice copy. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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558 VULPII, Joannis Antonii (1686-1766) VULPII ORATIO HABITA in Gymnasio Patavino cum ad physicam publice tradendam aggrederetur cum ad physicam publice tradendam aggrederetur. [Bound With] PHYSICAE PROFESSORIS IN GYMNASIO PATAVINO SCHOLAE DUAE...1728
Patavii Excudebat Josephus Cominus 1727 Hardcover 
4to (25 cm) in orange paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine. [8], xxvii; [bl.], [1], v-xi,lxxvii, [1] pages. Covers worn, spine quite rubbed with some loss of lettering, and small label on front pastedown. Pages a little wavy, but bright and clean with beautiful engraved initial caps and head- and tail-pieces. Text in Latin. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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559 WARNER, Sylvia Townsend ELINOR BARLEY
n.p. The Cresset Press 1930 Hardcover 
British numbered limited edition of 350 printed on mould-made paper. SIGNED by the author. Marbled boards backed in vellum with gilt lettering on spine. A bit rubbed around perimeter. Top edge gilt. Uncut. Attractive dry point illustrations by I. R. Hodgkins. An excellent copy, largely unopened. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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560 WARRACK, John BRITISH CATHEDRALS.
Edinburgh Otto Schulze 1920 Hardcover 
Small 4to in original grey cloth with decorative border and lettering in black. Photo onlay of Christchurch Priory on front cover. With 100 photo-plates of cathedral architecture "to interest reader in the cathedrals as things of inherent beauty, and to give some rough sketch of the times and the social conditions that gave them birth." Photographs are primarily by Messrs Wilson Brothers, Aberdeen. A near fine copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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561 WEAVER, William A. REGISTER OF ALL OFFICERS AND AGENTS, CIVIL, MILITARY AND NAVAL, IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE THIRTEENTH SEPTEMBER, 1833; WITH THE NAMES, FORCE AND CONDITION OF ALL SHIPS AND VESSELS BELONGING TO THE UNITED STATES, AND WHEN AND WHERE BUILT;
Philadelphia: Key & Biddle, 1834 Hardcover 
8vo. in navy cloth with gilt title on spine; 186; 298pp. Covers worn, but the book is sound. A few leaves browned and light foxing throughout. Contemporary owners' name on front endpaper and front blank. (Includes a list of the presidents,cashiers, and directors of the United States banks and its branches to which is appended the names and compensation of all printers in any way employed by Congress or any department or officer of government. Lists salaries for the entire government: Compensation of the President of the United States, Andrew Jackson, $25,000 per annum. For Vice President of the United States, Martin Van Buren, $5000 per annum.) 
Price: 185.00 USD
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562 WEBB, Mary PRECIOUS BANE
London Jonathan Cape 1924 Hardcover 
1st Edition. Small 8vo. (approx. 7-1/2 x 4-1/2 inches); 320pp in original green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and stamped in blind with publisher's device on rear cover. Spine very slightly faded, a little rubbed at tips and spine ends, and small, faint moisture drop stain on front and back covers. A tight, respectable copy. Mary Webb (1881-1927) wrote about the Shropshire countryside and people with detailed description and a naturalistic perspective of the landscape and inner life of her characters. This title, perhaps her most famous, centers on the life of Prue, who was born with a facial deformity, and the tragedy set in motion by her avaricious brother. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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563 WEBB, Mary GONE TO EARTH
London Constable and Company 1917 Hardcover 
First edition of the author's second book. Small 8vo. (7-1/2 x 4-3/4 inches) in publisher's pinkish-red cloth with black lettering on front cover and spine. Corners lightly "bumped," four small nicks at the perimeter, and edges with light foxing (as is normal for this edition). Mary Webb (1881-1927) wrote with detailed description and a naturalistic and romantic perspective of the Shropshire landscape and the inner life of her characters. This title was done into film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and is also reputed to have inspired Stella Gibbons' outrageously funny and satiric novel "Cold Comfort Farm." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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564 WEISER, Frederick S. and Howell J. Heaney PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN FRAKTUR OF THE FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA
Pennsylvania German Society & the Free Library of Philadelphia 1976 Hardcover 
Two volumes. A fine set in original cloth-backed tulip-patterned boards; in original red slipcase with printed paper label on spine. DELUXE EDITION limited to 500 sets printed on all rag paper. Signed by the author, illustrator, and designer, Richard Ellis. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. This copy still has the ltd. edition print of the 1780 Eisenhauer fraktur laid in. A beautifully produced book. ; Oblong 4tos 
Price: 250.00 USD
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565 WELLS, H. G. THE DOOR IN THE WALL AND OTHER STORIES
New York & London Mitchell Kennerley 1911 Hardcover 
Folio (28 x 21.5cm); (iv), 153, (i) pages in original boards with gilt lettering on front cover, with printed paper title label on linen spine. Complete with 10 photogravures from "plates prepared by the artist and printed under his personal supervision." The book was set by Bertha S. Goudy of the Village Press, NY with "Kennerly" type designed by Frederick W. Goudy for this volume. Limited edition of 600 copies on French hand-made paper, of which only 300 copies have the complete hand-pulled photogravure illustrations. This is one of those copies. Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966), was an American pictorialist photographer. At 24 he was elected a member of the elite "Brotherhood of the Linked Ring" a British photographic society asserting photography belonged in the realm of fine art. He was close friends for most of his life with Alfred Stieglitz and had numerous shows at Gallery 291. Internationally renowned at a young age, he was noted for his portraits and moody exterior landscapes. An excellent, near-fine copy with only a little rubbing to the tips, a faint small spotting on the linen spine and with offset from the photogravures in facing text as is common in these complete issues. The Truthful Lens, #184. 
Price: 3500.00 USD
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566 WESTCOTT, Edward Noyes DAVID HARUM. A STORY OF AMERICAN LIFE
New York D. Appleton & Company 1898 Hardcover 
1st edition; 1st issue with the type perfect in "Julius," page 40. Original, signed binding "AR" Amy Richards) in decorated yellow cloth printed in green, red and white. Covers moderately rubbed with light soiling. Housed in a double slipcase backed in leather with raised bands and gilt lettering, (a little rubbed). Westcott's first and only novel; published posthumously. An entertaining story of banking and horses. ; 8vo 
Price: 85.00 USD
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567 Weygandt, Cornelius THE WISSAHICKON HILLS Memories of Leisure Hours Out of Doors in an Old Countryside.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 1930 Hardcover 
Original green cloth over boards with bright gilt decorative stamp. 1st edition, 2nd printing. Rear inner hinge strengthened, binding tight. A lifetime of observations and reveries from a naturalist in the still rural and history laden Eastern Pennsylvania countryside. Period and contemporary illustrations throughout. An excellent copy. ; 8vo; xiii, 366 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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568 WHARTON, Edith ETHAN FROME
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1911 Hardcover 
1st edition, but not first issue (with matching copyright dates, publisher's device and 4 pages of ads at rear, but broken type on p135). Small 8vo. in red cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Title page in red and black. A near fine copy in bright gilt. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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569 WHARTON, Edith AGE OF INNOCENCE
Franklin Center, Penn. THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY 1920 Hardcover 
1st of this limited edition. 8vo. in purple leather with ornate gilt decoration on front cover and titles on spine. Three raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Pink moire endpapers and pink ribbon marker. Illustrated by Barnett Plotkin. A near fine copy of this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. An attractive gift edition of this novel. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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570 WHARTON, Edith THE FRUIT OF THE TREES
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1907 Hardcover 
1st Edition. Small 8vo. in original red ribbed cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. With 3 illustrations by Alonzo Kimball. A near fine copy with top right tip with small crimp and all four with very light rubbing. Title page printed in red and black; frontis illustration with tissue guard. A very nice, tight, clean, first edition copy. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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571 WHARTON, Edith THE HERMIT AND THE WILD WOMAN AND OTHER STORIES
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1905 Hardcover 
1st Edition (September, 1908). Small 8vo. in original red ribbed cloth stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Spine a little dulled and corners "bumped," residue and light staining from something removed on front paste-down, and inner hinges reinforced. Title page in red and black. Small bookseller's ticket on rear paste-down. A decent first edition copy of this collection of seven short stories. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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572 WHARTON, Edith THE CUSTOM OF THE COUNTRY
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1913 Hardcover 
First Edition. Small 8vo. in red ribbed cloth with gilt lettering. Title page printed in red and black. Former owner's name stamped in blind on front free endpaper. Book review by Leon Edel laid in and bookseller's ticket tipped in on front free endpaper. Tips and ends of spine very very lightly rubbed, otherwise a tight, clean, excellent 1st edition copy. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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573 WHARTON, Edith XINGU AND OTHER STORIES
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1916 Hardcover 
1st Edition, 1st printing with "Published October, 1916 and Scribner device on copyright page. 8vo. in original rust-colored cloth with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Title page printed in red and black. A collection of Wharton's short stories, delving into the world of the supernatural. Spine faded with a crimp at the head, and gutter strengthened at half-title, otherwise a very good copy. Bookseller's ticket on rear paste-down. Smith, American Fiction, W-423; Bleiler (1978), p.207. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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574 WHARTON, Edith FRENCH WAYS AND THEIR MEANING
New York / London D. Appleton and Company 1919 Hardcover 
1st Edition, 1st issue (with the "1" at end of text). Small 8vo. in green pictorial cloth lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Numbers penned in black at base of spine. Library stamp on title page, and "Withdrawn" stamp on page 50. Faint remnants of adhesive on rear free endpaper. Wharton's description of the French character and culture as observed during her residence during the last two years of WWI. Covers a little rubbed at perimeter, otherwise a bright and tight copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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575 WHARTON, Edith THE CHILDREN
New York / London D. Appleton 1928 Hardcover 
First edition, 2nd issue, (with p122 "sensible" not broken, "moters" p135, 14 uncorrected, (2) at last page). Small 8vo. in black cloth with yellow lettering on front cover and spine. Small cut on spine and a little wear to covers, otherwise a tight, clean copy. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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576 WHARTON, Edith THE CHILDREN
New York / London D. Appleton 1928 Hardcover 
First edition, 3rd issue, (with p122 "sensible" not broken, "motors" corrected p135, (3) at last page). Small 8vo. in black cloth with yellow lettering on front cover and spine. Contemporary NY Times book review and endpaper flap laid in. Covers a little rubbed at perimeter, and small closed tear (mended) at fore-edge of front free endpaper. A nice copy of this later issue. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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577 WHARTON, Edith THE REEF. A NOVEL
New York / London Syndicate Publishing Company 1912 Hardcover 
Small 8vo. in red cloth with gilt titles on front cover and spine. With color frontis illustration of "My Wife." A clean tight copy with only slight fading to spine and light rubbing to tips. A very good copy of this early reprint. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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578 WHARTON, Edith THE HOUSE OF MIRTH
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1905 Hardcover 
1st Edition; 1st Printing. 8vo in original red ribbed cloth stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt; bottom and fore-edge rough trimmed. Illustrated by A. B. Wenzell. Spine a little faded with two tiny closed cuts; gilt lettering of "Edith" on front cover a little rubbed, but title and remaining letters quite bright. A very nice copy. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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579 WHARTON, Edith THE HOUSE OF MIRTH
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1905 Hardcover 
1st Edition; 2nd Printing with 4 pages of advts at rear. 8vo in original red ribbed cloth stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt; bottom and fore-edge rough trimmed. Illustrated by A. B. Wenzell. With four pages of publisher's ads at rear. A near fine copy very lightly rubbed at head of spine. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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580 WHARTON, Edith THE DESCENT OF MAN AND OTHER STORIES
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1904 Hardcover 
First Edition. Small 8vo. in original red ribbed cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A collection of nine of Wharton's early short stories. Covers rubbed at head of spine and faint irregularity in color of covers, otherwise a very good, tight, internally clean copy. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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581 WHARTON, Edith HUDSON RIVER BRACKETED
New York / London D. Appleton 1929 Hardcover 
1st edition; 1st issue (with "(I)" on the final page). Small 8vo. in original black pebbled cloth with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Spine a little dulled, otherwise a very good clean, tight copy of this First Edition. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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582 WHARTON, Edith CRUCIAL INSTANCES. SANCTUARY
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1914 Hardcover 
8vo. in red cloth stamped in blind on front cover and gilt titles on spine. With b&w frontis illustration. Rear hinge cracked, but strengthened with archival tape. A very good, clean copy of this early reprint. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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583 WHEELER, Olin D. WONDERLAND
St. Paul, Minn. A. M. Cleland, Northern Pacific Railway 1906 Hardcover 
Small 4to. (24.5 x 17cm); 76pp. In publisher's color-illustrated wrappers. Profusely illustrated with half-tone pictures from photos. Includes map of Yellowstone National Park (roads, trails) and a map of the Northern Pacific Rail Lines across the US; publisher's list at rear. This issue includes Yellowstone National Park, Bitterroot Mountains, Columbia River and Puget Sound Region, The Queniut Indians of the Northwest Coast, and Alaska. Covers a little chipped and inner hinges strengthened in an old repair. A great artifact of turn-of-the-century American tourism. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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584 Whitman, Walt WALT WHITMAN IN CAMDEN A Selection of Prose from Specimen Days.
Camden: The Hadden Craftsmen, 1938 Hardcover 
Quarto in original linen cloth over boards with mounted photogravure photo on front cover, in slightly faded but very good publisher's slipcase. Limited to 1100 copies. Inked inscription on front fly-leaf from Richard Ellis, one of the foremost 20th century book designers, to John D. Gordon. Also included is Ellis' hand-written letter to Mr. Gordon discussing bookish issues. Book design by Richard Ellis and signed by him on the colophon page, with a Preface by Christopher Morley and photographs by Arnold Genthe. This handsomely produced book is printed on pale green paper with photogravure frontis and additional plate from Genthe's photos. An exemplary copy of the Arnold Genthe illustrated homage to Walt Whitman in Camden. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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585 WICKSTEED, Philip (translator) OUR LADY'S TUMBLER. A TWELFTH CENTURY LEGEND
Portland, Maine Thomas B Mosher 1906 Flexible covers 
1st, thus. Green wraps over boards with poppy design in gold over all. Design by Constance Karslake of the Guild of Women-Binders. Small stain at top of cover and spine a bit rubbed, otherwise a nice copy. Ideal Series of Little Masterpieces. Hatch 364. Bishop 280. ; 24mo 
Price: 20.00 USD
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586 WILDRIDGE, T. Tindall THE MISERERES OF BEVERLEY MINSTER A COMPLETE SERIES OF DRAWINGS OF THE SEAT CARVINGS IN THE CHOIR OF ST. JOHN'S, BEVERLEY, YORKSHIRE; WITH NOTES ON THE PLATES AND SUBJECTS
Hull J. Plaxton, Printer and Lithographer 1879 Hardcover 
Original half-leather with raised bands, blind-stamped ornamental leaves, black leather label and gilt lettering on spine; lightly rubbed. A. E. G. Marbled endpapers. Original Francis Frith photo frontis of Beverley Minster. 74 lithographic plates of detailed drawings of the mediaeval carvings found on the movable choir seats. A few neat contemporary corrections noted in margin. "Misereres may be considered the most important and instructive of ornaments... Being generally designs independent of the objects on which they are placed, they lose conventionality, and are therefore nearer to strict portraiture and truth. Being also, concealed from vulgar gaze, --enwrapped in minster gloom, --their authors were unconstrained by motives of prudence or delicacy; satire being prominent features in carvings of this class..." A very good copy of this scarce work. ; Small 4to 
Price: 255.00 USD
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587 WILKINS, Mary THE PORTION OF LABOR
New York and London Harper & Brothers 1901 Hardcover 
Small 8vo. in publishers blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration.1st edition (Smith F397), 1st edition presumed 3rd state, with only 2pp of advertisments, (BAL 6366). Illustrated with Frontis and 7 plates. American fiction of a woman in the workforce. An excellent copy with bright gilt on cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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588 WILSON, Romer THE LIFE AND PRIVATE HISTORY OF EMILY JANE BRONTË
New York Albert and Charles Boni 1928 Hardcover 
Tall 8vo. (9 x 6 inches); 292pp., in publishers illustrated brown cloth with Emily’s portrait on front cover stamped in black and gilt. No lettering on spine, front cover darkened at perimeter and a little rubbed. Frontis portrait of George Henry Lewes with tissue guard. With 10 illustrations. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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589 WINNER, Sep[timus] WINNER'S ACCORDION & FLUTINA PRIMER:...
New York Frith, Pond & Co. 1858 Hardcover 
Oblong small quarto (27 X 17-1/2 cm) in original printed wrappers with illustration of a seated young lady playing the accordion, and cloth spine. An introductory explanation of musical play including scales, tuning and repairing, transpositions &c., to which is added arrangements of songs, polkas, marches, waltzes, quadrilles and opera airs. Penciled notation of the keyboard on inside front and back covers. Covers darkened and stained, with 2" closed tear at back cover; edges chipped. Publisher's printed ad on rear cover. Music includes Arkansas Traveler and Annie Laurie to 'Tother side of Jordan, and Yankee Doodle. [Septimus Winner (1827-1902) was a Philadelphia born composer, teacher, performer and music publisher. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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590 WISE, Thomas James A BRONTE LIBRARY. A CATALOGUE OF PRINTED BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS AND AUTOGRAPH LETTERS BY THE MEMBERS OF THE BRONTE FAMILY
London Printed for Private Circulation 1929 Hardcover 
Limited edition of 120 copies. INSCRIBED by the author. Small 4to (approx. 9-3/4 x 7-1/2 inches) in red cloth with beveled edges with gilt wreath on front and back covers and gilt lettering on spine; top edge gilt, others uncut. Profusely illustrated with many holograph manuscript facsimiles. Corners bumped and spine a bit faded, occasional light foxing, but a tight binding and bright covers...overall a very good copy. 
Price: 550.00 USD
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591 WOLFE, Theodore F A LITERARY PILGRIMAGE AMONG THE HAUNTS OF FAMOUS BRITISH AUTHORS
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1895 Hardcover 
12mo. (7 x 4-1/2 inches) in original gold cloth printed in black and gilt. Top edge gilt; other edges uncut. 3rd edition. Nice illustrations from photos with captioned tissue guards. Includes visits to the Brontes' home in Yorkshire and "Scenes in Brussels," Voltair's, Dickens', Byron's, Eliot's, Sterne's, Robert Collyer's, Sydney Smith's, Robert Burns,' &c, &c, homes and "haunts." Binding a little scuffed, otherwise an attractive copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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592 WOLFF, Paul FORMEN DES LEBENS. BOTANISCHE LICHTBILDSTUDIEN
Konigstein Karl Robert Langewiesche 1931 Softcover 
1st edition. Small quarto (10-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches); 128pp, in heavy paper printed wrappers with original photo-illustrated dust wrapper. Illustrated with 120 full-page botanical photo studies. Text in German. A near fine copy with a near fine dw protected in mylar wrapper. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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593 WOODS, Katherine THE OTHER CHATEAU COUNTRY, THE FEUDAL LAND OF THE DORDONGNE
Boston And New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1931 Hardcover 
An excellent copy in blue cloth with lettering on spine, in the original photo-illustrated dust wrapper (a little chipped at edges, but enclosed in protective sleeve). Includes 78 nice photo-plates plus a fold-out map. "...a setting down, for other travelers and for those who travel through books, ...my own travels in that beautiful and richly varied land," giving practical details of travel, costs, hotels, roads, and local customs, against a well-informed historical background. A between-the-wars excursion into the scenic chateaux country that some consider more beautiful than the Loire. ; Thick 8vo 
Price: 65.00 USD
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594 WRIGHT, Austin Tappan ISLANDIA
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1942 Hardcover 
SIGNED typed letter by Sylvia Wright, the author's daughter and editor of the epic ISLANDIA, dated April 2, 1958 referring to the novel, the Islandia manuscripts, various characters in the novel, a new edition by Rinehart and an Islandia Reader, laid in. 1st edition but later printing. Thick octavo in original cream cloth, cover and spine lettered in gilt and black; lacking dust wrapper. Some darkening and light dust soiling, but still a nice copy. Illustrated map endpapers by Robert Graves; front hinge and gutter p. vii cracked. Introduction by Leonard Bacon. A 1958 NY Times article about the book is laid in. From his early childhood, Wright wrote voluminous notes on an imaginary realm called Islandia constructing a civilization of great depth and detail. Wright's first and only novel, published 11 years after his death. A classic Utopian novel and a great read. ; 1014 pages 
Price: 225.00 USD
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595 WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd A TESTAMENT
New York Horizon Press 1957 Hardcover 
Near fine in white boards with decorative crimson square on cover and crimson lettering on spine. In original photographic dust wrapper which lacks 3/4-inch at head and bottom of front cover (not effecting image or text), but is rendered visually complete and encased in an acetate wrap. Illustrated, including fold-out plan of Wright's "Mile High City." Offers insight into Wright's architecture through his personal history and world view, and presents several of his more "recent" projects with explanatory commentary. A very good copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 60.00 USD
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596 WRIGHT, Jean AN URBAN FAUN AND OTHER POEMS
Boston Richard G. Badger 1912 Hardcover 
Original brown paper over boards with white paper printed labels on front cover and spine. Slight scuffing and rubbing at head and heal of spine. 5 x 7.5 inches. A Very Good copy. ; Small 8vo; (2), 74, (2) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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597 YODER, Don  THE PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN BROADSIDE. A HISTORY AND GUIDE
University Park, Pennsylvania  Pennsylvania State University Press  Hardcover  
Quarto in cream linen with dark red lettering, and original color-illustrat ed dust wrapper. Dr. Yoder's definition of broadside...paper printed on one side handed out or sold as street literature, here also includes elegies, spiritual testaments, birth, baptism, confirmation and marriage certificates, these latter nearly always brightly hand-colored within the Pennsylvania German culture. The book is profusely illustrated in black & with with a section of color plates. Text discusses in some detail the cultural differences in broadsides, broadsides of songs and ballads, political and military subjects, bookplates, medical, religious, "rights of passage," &c. &c. Includes a bibliographical essay and index at rear. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.  
Price: 65.00 USD
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598 YODER, Don (Translator and Editor) THE PICTURE-BIBLE OF LUDWIG DENIG: A PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN EMBLEM BOOK
New York Hudson Hills Press 1990 Hardcover 
2 volumes. Approximately 7-1/2 x 9 inches. Oblong in slipcase with paste-on color illustration and gilt lettering. Ludwig Denig (1755-1830) a shoemaker from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, created an album dated 1784 of sixty full-page ink-and-watercolor plates illustrating biblical scenes and accompanied by his own explanatory notes and scriptural quotations. Volume 1 contains discussions of the 18th century world of the Pennsylvania Germans of Lancaster, an analysis of the album and its sources, and finally a translation of Denig's texts. Volume 2 is a facsimile reproduction of the actual album. The original album is brought into the public realm in this remarkable production showing a fine example of visionary art inspired by Denig's religious imagination and his 18th century Pennsylvania German environment. Fine books in a fine slipcase. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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599 YOUNG, Sidney THE ANNALS OF THE BARBER-SURGEONS OF LONDON, COMPILED FROM THEIR RECORDS AND OTHER SOURCES...
London Blades, East & Blandes, 1890 Hardcover 
No. 3 of 60 LARGE PAPER Copies. Thick 4to rebound in black cloth with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Numerous illustrations by Austin T. Young, some color, some folding (many reinforced at fold). Light foxing to tissue guard for the Henry VIII frontispiece, otherwise a very nice clean copy. The intertwined trade history of barbers, dentists and medical practitioners from the 14th to 18th centuries. Osler 6061; Garrison Morton 5798. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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