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1 Bride's "Nuhome" Book/ Nu-Home: A Bride's Book
Reading, PA Interstate Advertising Company 1923 Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Residue and minor damage from sticker removal, tiny tears at edges where cover extends beyond text block. Fold-out announcing contest tipped in to glassine endpaper. Contains advice for brides, memory sections for wedding, first anniversary, etc. There are 28 pages of recipes as well as ads and coupons. Interior is very clean and unmarked. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Manual Exercises for Great Guns and Small Arms. Equipment for Boats. Progressive Instruction for Gun and Powder Divisions. Directions for Target Practice with Machine Guns and Small Arms. Hints for the Inspection of Vessels.
U.S. Navy 1881 Leatherbound Good 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
Heavy wear to extremities with two tiny cuts to front and rear foredges. Binding cracked after title page. Previous owner's name on pastedown endpaper. Light browning of endpapes. Gilt decorated maroon leather. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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3 The Rose & The Ring, or the History of Prince Giglio & Prince Bulbo : A Fire Side Pantomime for Great & Small Children.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell Hardcover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall J. R. Monsell 
No date. Gilt decoration and lettering faded, cloth worn at extremites with fraying in places and 1" tear at head of spine. Front hinge cracked, otherwise solid binding. 8 tipped in color illustrations and decorated endpapers. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Travel and Tours in France presented by the Important railway Systems of France
Paris 1915 Softcover Good , Ex-Library 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Usual library markings plus card and pocket in rear. tears and chips around cord binding. Charming interior with many illustrations and photos. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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5 Vocabolario portatile per agevolare la lettura degli Autori Italiani ed in specie di Dante.
Parigi Marcello Prault 1768 Full Leather Hardcover See Description 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
"Vocabulary Notebook for Easy Reading of Italian Authors and Especially Dante." Some wear to leather at extremities. All edges gilt, gilt decorations. Ribbon for marking place still intact. Blue endpapers. Text in Italian. 
Price: 112.00 USD
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6 What Would One Have?: A Woman's Confession
Boston James H. West 1906 Hardcover Very Good - (see decription) 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Some wear to extremities, one corner lightly bumped, minor foxing to endpapers, slight slant. Previous owner's name in pencil and dated 1907. Top edge gilt. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Bound to Rise, Alger, Horatio Jr.
7 Alger, Horatio Jr. Bound to Rise
New York A. L. Burt Later Printing Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Some light wear to extremities, slight darkening of spine. Green cloth with red, grey, and black pictorial cover. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Value of Sincerity and Character, Barrows, Mary M.
8 Barrows, Mary M. The Value of Sincerity and Character
New York H. M. Caldwell 1907 Presumed First Edition Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾ 
Copyright 1907 with no further statement of later printing. Gold embossed white cloth cover with some soiling, top edge darkened. Interior is beautiful with ornate decorations on each page. This is primarily a collection of quotations about sincerity and characater. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Destry Rides Again, Brand, Max
9 Brand, Max Destry Rides Again
Triangle Books, 1943 Hard Cover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Reprint. Darkened edges otherwise very good in near very good dust jacket with minor fading to spine and few small tears or chips. Color of front panel vivid. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Introductory Biography and Notes By Charles Kent, Burns, Robert (Editor Charles Kent)
10 Burns, Robert (Editor Charles Kent) The Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Introductory Biography and Notes By Charles Kent
UK George Routledge & Sons 1885 Hardcover Good Plus 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Mauchline like wooden covers appear to have been added to a common binding. A decorative picture has been attached in what looks like decoupage. There is small area of damage to the wood. There are two previous owner's names, the first dated 1886. The tissue between the frontice and title page is detached but present. Top and foreedges are gilt. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Past and Present, Carlyle, Thomas
11 Carlyle, Thomas Past and Present
New York F. M. Lupton Hardcover, Half Leather Very Good 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Very nice copy with with solid binding. Decorative floral pattened paper and leather covers. Gold and red flower design on spine. No date, but certainly in the late 1800s. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Carteromaco, Nicolo [Niccolò Forteguerri] Ricciardetto [Volumes I, II, III]
London Presso Prault 1767 Full Leather See Description 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
Wear to extremities. Volume 1 & 2 have small stains and Volume 3 has 1" split at joint. Binding is solid. Gilt decoration, marker ribbons, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. 
Price: 128.00 USD
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The New Standard Business and Social Letter-Writter, Chambers, Alfred B.
13 Chambers, Alfred B. The New Standard Business and Social Letter-Writter
Chicago Laird & Lee 1911 Later Printing Hardcover Near very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Light shelfwear. Some rust looking stains to rear cover. Paper is browning and small abrasions near the gutter where the ffep and half title were stuck together and then pulled apart. Art Nouveau decoration on cover. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14 De Crebillon, Prosper Jolyot Les Oeuvres De Monsieur De Crebillon, Nouvelle Edition (Three Volumes)
Paris Chez Houart & Moreau 1749 Nouvelle Edition Full Leather Bound Hardcover See Description 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
All volumes have rubbing and wear to extremities, some browning to endpapers, fading to gilt stamping on spines. Volume II has cracked leather at the joint. All have bookplates of William Lee Hartwell, presumably Sir William Lee, 4th Baronet (1726-1799) of Buckinghamshire. Text is in French. 
Price: 160.00 USD
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Psychology and Mesmerism Explained, Deymour, Prof. William
15 Deymour, Prof. William Psychology and Mesmerism Explained
Toronto 1889 Presumed First Edition Hardcover Very Good Minus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
1889 on title page, no other statement of printing. Wear to extremities, minor stains to maroon cloth. Top edge darkened. Previous owner's name in pencil on first blank page dated 2/20-99.Decorative endpapers. Binding is solid and pages are clean. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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A Christmas Carol, Dickens, Charles
16 Dickens, Charles A Christmas Carol
Softcover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Portia,Takakjian and Enid Eder Perkins 
This unusual booklet appears to have been a Christmas Card giveaway for various businesses. The bound in page around the text has a Christmas greeting from "Bernard's Seattle, Washington".The card covers are red velour with gilt stamping connected with a tassled cord. There is no date of publication. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Lena Wingo the Mohawk, Ellis, Edward S.
17 Ellis, Edward S. Lena Wingo the Mohawk
Philadelphia The John C. Winston Co. 1893 Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Very good minus, no dust jacket. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Mildred's Boys and Girls, Finley, Mildred
18 Finley, Mildred Mildred's Boys and Girls
New York Dodd Mead and Company 1886 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
A lovely copy. Light wear to extremities and short gift inscription on ffep dated 1097. Copyright is 1886 but there is no date on title page. Green cloth with lighter green and silver decorations. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Gaurini, Battista Il Pastor Fido
Parigi Prauls 1768 Full Leather Hardcover See Description 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
" The Faithful Shepherd" Some wear to leather at extremities. All edges gilt, gilt decorations. Ribbon for marking place still intact. Blue endpapers. Text in Italian. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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20 Gillies, John A View of the Reign of Frederick II of Prussia with a Parallel Between That Prince and Phillip II of Macedon
London A. Strahan & T. Cadell 1789 First Edition Leatherbound Good (see Description) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Binding is broken at hinges but still attached. Full leather, well worn and spine label is missing. End papers are foxed but the text block is clean and solid. 503pp plus one ad. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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