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1 Annual Report of the Superintendent of Soldiers' Orphans of Pennsylvania for the Year 1885
Harrisburg, PA 1886 Hard Cover Fair No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Boards show moderate general wear. Front hinge is cracked (but attached), and title page and two following pages are loose. Rest of binding is solid and text is unmarked. 69 pp, with lovely engravings of many of the Orphans' homes. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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English Hearts and English Hands; or, the railway and the trenches
2 English Hearts and English Hands; or, the railway and the trenches
New York Robert Carter & Brothers, 1858 First Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Slight forward cock to spine. Bumping to spine head and foot, rubbed gilt lettering to spine. Robert Carter & Brothers, 1858, English Religious Tract. 356 pp. + a list of publications. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Peterson's Ladies National Magazine, Volume XLIV (September 1862); Volume LX (September 1871); Volume XLIV (December 1863)
3 Peterson's Ladies National Magazine, Volume XLIV (September 1862); Volume LX (September 1871); Volume XLIV (December 1863)
Philadelphia Charles J. Peterson, Softcover Poor Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Three copies of the leading Ladies Magazine at mid-century, 1862, 1863, and 1871, published by Charles J. Peterson in Philadelphia, comprising roughly 25 articles and reviews per issue. Covers soiled and chipped, some being disbound, chipped along the edges. Still, serviceable reference copies and comprising a fascinating look into the 19th-century, stuffed also with lovely black-and-white illustrations, advertisements, news and reviews. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Library Magazine of American and Foreign Thought: Volume IX
4 The Library Magazine of American and Foreign Thought: Volume IX
1883 John B. Alden, New York First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Sturdy, internally clean hardcover copy, with bruised tips, endpapers are separating from binding, signatures hand-sewn and still intact, slight soiling to cover, toning throughout; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. This book is a perfectly readable copy. A compendium of articles, including Women as Civil Servants, Margaret Harkness, In Wyoming, Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, The Canadian Tariff, James A. Garfield, Worry, The Home of John Bunyan at Elstow, Fiction: Fair and Foul, Earthquakes: Their cause and Origin, The Progress of Medicine, The Geysers of the Yellowstone, Young Mrs. Carlyle, Modern Spanish Literature, and The Development of Electric Lighting. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. A fascinating look into history, particularly in regards to women entering the workplace, and the advent of electric lighting. 310 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 The Romance of Violette
Toronto Self-Counsel Press, Reprint Hard Cover Fair No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Published in Toronto "For the Trade." Half brown calf-leather over boards, gilt lettering appears to have been stripped therefrom, replaced with a large letter V. Marbled end-papers, still tightly bound, but crimping to pages throughout and some staining thereto for the final ~20 pages. Some chipping to leather fore-edges. First published in Brussels in 1883, but authorship remains guesswork. No publication date listed, but appears to be late 1800s. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Anthony, Mark and Nannie L. Marsh Anthony; Harold Gordon Anthony, ed. A True Romance, Revealed by a Bag of Old Letters, being the love, courtship and marriage of Mark Anthony and Nannie L. Marsh Anthony
New York The Abbey Press, 1902 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Extremely scarce in the trade, being confined only to PODs. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Some fading and discoloration to red buckram cloth covers, rubbing to title on spine, some rubbing to letters of title on spine, else sturdy and internally clean. 181 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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A Small Town Man, Austin, Mary
7 Austin, Mary A Small Town Man
New York Harper & Brothers, 1925 Reprint Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1925, being a reprint of the 1915 edition that was published under the name, The Man Jesus. Burgundy cloth covers, rough-cut eges, with gilt lettering to covers and spine. Bumping to spine head and foot, with rubbed lettering. xii + 230 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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8 Baroness Tautphoeus At Odds (Complete in One Volume)
Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott Co., 1863 Hard Cover Fair Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Original brown cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration. Boards are heavily worn at the corners, with much of the cloth rubbed off. Spine is faded but legilble. Binding is slightly cocked. Previous owner's bookplate (19th century) on front flyleaf. Text is unmarked but has some foxing, and one of the signatures is coming loose. Still a decent reference copy. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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The Prose Romances Plays and Comedies of Edward Bulwer Lord Lytton, Bell, E.G.
9 Bell, E.G. The Prose Romances Plays and Comedies of Edward Bulwer Lord Lytton
Chicago Walter M. Hill, 1914 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Brown cloth covers, with gilt lettering to spine; rough-cut pages, 399 pp., some being uncut. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Tale of the Spinning-Wheel, Buel, Elizabeth Cynthia Barney
10 Buel, Elizabeth Cynthia Barney The Tale of the Spinning-Wheel
Litchfield, Connecticut Self-published, 1903 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Emily Noyes Vanderpoel 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Beautifully illustrated throughout. Mylar sleeve over tan cloth boards, with lovely gilt illustration and letter to cover. 62 pp., deckle-cut. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Old Prints and Engravings, Burgess, Fred. W.
11 Burgess, Fred. W. Old Prints and Engravings
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Nice-looking, handsomely produced copy of the First Edition, with frontispiece portrait of Queen Elizabeth and 78 other black-and-white illustrations. x + 279 pp. Light wear to extremities, bumping to spine head and foot, else easily Very Good. Sharp gilt illustration to front cover, gilt lettering of title to spine. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Life of Major General Andrew Burn of the Royal Marines, Burn, Major General Andrew
12 Burn, Major General Andrew The Life of Major General Andrew Burn of the Royal Marines
Philadelphia Presbyterian Board of Publications, Hardcover Good Hardcover 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 
One-eighth leather, over spine, with marbled papers over boards, scuffed tips and extremities, clean and unmarked, but foxed throughout, previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered at first free endpaper, from 1861, else tightly bound, and with frontispiece portrait of the subject. 198 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Burnett, Frances Hodgson The Pretty Sister of Jose
New York Charles Scribner's Sons, 1889 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. First Edition, with only very light wear to and soiling of covers, with green lettering of title to cover, gilt lettering to spine, and lovely gilt illustrations to cover and spine. 127 pp. + advertisements. Slight age-toning to pages. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Modern Advertising, Calkins, Earnest Elmo and Ralph Holden
14 Calkins, Earnest Elmo and Ralph Holden Modern Advertising
New York D. Appleton and Company, 1912 Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with slightly bruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Slight bumping to and fraying of spine head and foot, tips, of brown cloth covers. Some inscriptions in pencil located at front endpapers as well as throughout the Table of Contents, otherwise clean internals. Contains many tables, graphs, facsimile reproductions and other supplementary materials. A fine addition to the D. Appleton business history series and contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xiii + 360 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Margarita: a legend of the fight for the Great River, Champney, Elizabeth W.
15 Champney, Elizabeth W. Margarita: a legend of the fight for the Great River
New York Dodd, Mead & Company, 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. No dust jacket. Grey cloth boards, illustrated, with slight soiling. Bumping, fraying to spine head and foot. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. Black-and-white illustrations at beginning to chapters. 341 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Memoirs and Reminiscences of Governor Andrew, Chandler, Peleg W.
16 Chandler, Peleg W. Memoirs and Reminiscences of Governor Andrew
Boston Roberts Brothers, 1880 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Some bruising to tips, slight wear to extremities, scuffing to spine top, else sturdy and still quite attractive. Signed by the author at first free endpaper, seemingly in grease pencil. First Edition, First Printing. Clean, tight, square with sharp corners and internally unmarked. 298 pp. Numerous black-and-white illustrations, tissue-guarded. Brownish-tan cloth, with lovely cameo illustration of the good Governor in gilt on cover, gilt lettering to spine. Handsomely constructed little book. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Connor, Ralph Black Rock, a Tale of the Selkirks
Philadelphia Henry Altemus Company, Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 16mo - over 5 
Undated, but c. 1910. A lovely copy in brown cloth with lightly rubbed gilt decoration and color illustration of a landscape scene on front board. Connor's first novel, with an introduction by George Adam Smith. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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18 Cotta, John Ignorant Practisers of Physicke (London 1612)
Amsterdam and New York Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. and Da Capo Press Inc., 1972 9022104451 / 9789022104453 Reprint Edition Hardcover Good+ No Dust Jacket Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Hardcover copy, withdrawn from an academic library, with all usual markings, but still an attractive and sturdy copy overall. Spine and top margin of back cover a little faded; page block edges, endpapers yellowed; covers faintly scuffed. Binding square and tight; text pages bright and unmarked. 1972 facsimile reprint of 1612 edition. viii + 136 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Cullum, Ridgwell The Law-Breakers
Philadelphia Geoge W. Jacobs & Co., 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. First Edition, published by George W. Jacobs & Company in Philadelphia, and then several times later that year and thereafter by reprint houses. Green cloth covers, slight bumping and scuffing to edges and to spine head and foot. Lovely color frontispiece. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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20 Curwood, James Oliver God's Country
New York McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, 1921 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Hardcover 12mo 
Dark red cloth binding, bumped and rubbed at extremities; boards and backstrip slightly soiled and scuffed; front hinge cracked and only just starting to separate. Slight foxing to endpapers and page edges. Damp-staining to front endpapers, but not thereafter. Else a a nice, clean copy. 122 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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