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Image for Where American Independence Began, Quincy, Its Famous Group of Patriots; Their Deeds, Homes and Descendants [inscribed]

Where American Independence Began, Quincy, Its Famous Group of Patriots; Their Deeds, Homes and Descendants [inscribed]

By: Wilson, Daniel Munro

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010420

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 287 pages plus plates. Light sunning to spine; top edge gilt. Warm inscription to front free endpaper: "To Dr. J. Bion Bogart. With grateful acknowledgment of his skillful assistance, without which this book never would have been published." dated Dec. 17, 1902. Light foxing to endpapers; clean interior; binding sound. View more info

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Literary Haunts & Homes - American Authors

By: Wolfe, Theodore F.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009845

Condition: Very Good


227pp. t.e.g., foredge untrimmed and uncut, previous owner's signature to front paste down in pencil, spine titles and decoration to front board bright, all tissue guards for illustrations in place View more info

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Reminiscences of An Active Life

By: Wood, Bertha M.; David L. Smith

Price: $292.50

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Self published: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009773

Condition: Very Good


122 pages, with a frontispiece portrait and five plates. Nick to spine upper hinge; cloth bubbling from rear board but stable. Binding and hinges secure. A few spots of thumbing; brief pencil annotation in margin of page 99. Interesting familial notation on front free endpaper. Uncommon. View more info

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Rose and Agnes : or, The Dangers of Partiality

By: Woodland, Miss

Price: $68.75

Publisher: New York, W. B. Gilley: 1827

Seller ID: Books010511

Condition: Very Good


108 pages. Engraved frontispiece. Publisher's quarter leather with gilt to spine, printed paper with Recent Juvenile Publications list to rear. Early Hebron Connecticut gift inscription to front free endpaper. Foxing throughout. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for Plutarch Restored: An Anachronatic Metempsychosis Illustrating the Illustrious of Greece and Rome.

Plutarch Restored: An Anachronatic Metempsychosis Illustrating the Illustrious of Greece and Rome.

By: Worth, Thomas

Price: $468.75

Publisher: New York, George Ward Nichols: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010642

Condition: Very Good


24 illustrations, with text on facing page. Oblong 8vo. Head and tail of spine and hinges profesionally repaired. Light soiling to margins throughout. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. View more info

Image for The Man's Prerogative [&c.] Tales From Town Topics No. 42: December 1901

The Man's Prerogative [&c.] Tales From Town Topics No. 42: December 1901

By: Zile, Edward S. Van, et al.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: New York, Town Topics Publishing Co.: 1901

Seller ID: Books010733

Condition: Very Good


247 pages, 9 pages of ads at rear. Dampstain to top of front cover bleeding on to title page. First three leaves foxed. The Man's Prerogative runs from page 7 through 85. View more info

Image for Seven and Nine Years Among the Camanches and Apaches: An Autobiography

Seven and Nine Years Among the Camanches and Apaches: An Autobiography

By: [Edwin Eastman]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Jersey City, Clark Johnson: 1873

Seller ID: Books007336

Condition: Very Good


309 pages, plus leaf at rear extolling the virtues of [the publisher's] Dr. Clark Johnson's Indian Blood Syrup. A clean sturdy example, with hinges fully secure. Spine slightly darkened; moderate spotting throughout; two childlike squiggles: on second front endpaper, and beneath the text on Contents leaf. Included is the christmas card dated 1882: "To Grandma with Charlotte's book". View more info

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Social Amusements, or, Holidays at Aunt Adela's Cottage

By: [Jean-Pierre Bres]

Price: $531.25

Publisher: Boston, William Crosby and Company: 1839

Seller ID: Books010720

Condition: Good


218 pages. 2 pages of ads at front; frontispiece, and seven plates, with tailpieces to pages 40 and 190. OCLC [Jan. 2018] notes only three copies of this edition and they are noted as having only 3 plates. The preliminary adverts in our copy are recto: Rollo Books, verso: Juvenile Books published by Samuel Colman. As noted on title page: Translated, with some alterations, from the French "Les Jeudis Dans Le Chateau De Ma Tante". Printed paper over boards. White tape rein... View more info

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Annot and Her Pupil : A Simple Story

By: [Selina Bunbury]

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Salem, Whipple and Lawrence: 1829

Seller ID: Books010442

Condition: Very Good


148 pages; frontispiece. Green leather spine, printed paper over boards with title to front and publisher's list on rear. 1832 Hebron Conn gift inscription to first free endpaper; endpapers stained and foxed; leaves toned, light foxing to a few leaves. Binding is sound. First American Edition from the Edinburgh Edition stated. View more info