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41 Pratt, Mara L. Yong Folks' Library of American History: De Soto, Marquette, and La Salle
Educational Publishing Company, 1895 
Good Plus. 5" x 7 1/4" hardcover. Paper over boards is worn through at edges, not affecting decorated cover. Owner's name and date stamp on ffep. One page unopened. 5 illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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42 Rolleston, H. D. Diseases of the Liver, Gall-Bladder and Bile-Ducts
Philadelphia W. B. Saunders 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- (see decription) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Wear to Extremities, cloth at bottom of spine is frayed. There is a 1" tear on table of contents page and slight musty odor. 794 pp. 7 color plates and many black and white illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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43 Swedenborg, Emanuel (Selected By J. Stuart Bogg) Gems of Heavenly Wisdom from the Writings of Swedenborg
London James Speirs 1887 Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Front hinge slightly cracked, otherwise very good with minor wear to extremities and gift inscription. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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44 Swift, Jonathan Letters, written by the late Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; and Several of His Friends. From the Year 1703 to 1740 [1742].
London T. Davies, C. Bathurst et al. 1768 Sixth Edition/New Edition Leatherbound See Description 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Volumes 1-3 (sixth edititon) printed in 1768, with notes by John Hawkesworth and covers the years through 1740. Printed for T. Davies, et al. Volumes 4-6 (new edition, corrected) printed in 1775, collected and revised by Deane Swift covers the years through 1742. Printed for C. Bathurst et al. All volumes have had the volume numbers on the spine removed. V. 1 & 3 have cracked leather at the joints, V. 2 has wormhole not affecting text and joint is cracked. V. 4 has cracked joint. V. 5 has cracked joint with leather starting to peel. V. 6 has half of title on spine missing. (see photo) 
Price: 260.00 USD
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45 Tasso, Torquato Aminta Favola Boscareccia
Parigi Marcello Prault 1768 Full Leather Hardcover See Description 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Some wear to leather at extremities and some gilt lettering worn off. All edges gilt, gilt decorations. Ribbon for marking place still intact. Blue endpapers. Previous owner's name dated 1772. Text in Italian. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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46 Tassoni, Alessandro La Secchia Rapita Di Alessandro Tassoni
Parigi Marcello Prault 1768 Full Leather Hardcover See Description 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Wear to extremities and some loss of gilt decoration. Unusual blue endpapers. All edged gilt. Evidence of a tiny amount of insect damage at the joint and inside gutter. Text in Italian. 
Price: 320.00 USD
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Sophie's Troubles, The Countess De Segur
47 The Countess De Segur Sophie's Troubles
New York P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1889 Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Light wear to extremities with some soiling of edges. One pinhead sized stain on cover. Binding is solid and square. Translated from the French by P. P. S. 48 illustrations. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Land of Enchantment from Pike's Peak to the Pacific, Whiting, Lilian
48 Whiting, Lilian The Land of Enchantment from Pike's Peak to the Pacific
Boston Little Brown & Company 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good (see condition) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Light wear to extremities with fraying at two corners. Gift inscription. Top edge gilt, other edges deckled. Gilt decorations to cover. 34 photographic illustrations. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Excerpts from Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl., Whittier, John Greenleaf
49 Whittier, John Greenleaf Excerpts from Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl.
H&S Co. Softcover Very Good Minus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Lee Mero 
This unusual booklet appears to have been a Christmas Card giveaway for various businesses. The glassine endpapers have a greeting from the Tygart Valley Glass Company. The card covers are green velour with gilt stamping connected with a tassled cord. Ther is some edgewear and minor fading. There is no date of publication. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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50 Wilde, Oscar Wind Flowers
New York R. F. Fenno & Co. Good (see Description) 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Small booklet containing 7 poems. No date, but appears to be late 19th Century or early 20th century. Pasted in gift card. Glassine wrapper with multiple chips and tears. Slight odor of smoke. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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51 Zenitter, I. (compiler) A Visit to the Eternal City: Guide to Rome and Its Environs
Rome, Italy G. Menaglia, Publisher 1930 Soft Cover Good (see Description) 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Chips from spine and some moisture stains with fading to spine. Large fold-out map has 3" tear. Also includes 2 small fold-out maps. Cover read "With the compliments of the Savoy Hotel" 
Price: 6.00 USD
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