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Bride's "Nuhome" Book/ Nu-Home: A Bride's Book

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Interstate Advertising Company: 1923

Seller ID: 0056601

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

What Would One Have?: A Woman's Confession

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, James H. West: 1906

Seller ID: 0056617

Condition: Very Good - (see decription)


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. View more info

Travel and Tours in France presented by the Important railway Systems of France

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Paris, 1915

Seller ID: 0057662

Condition: Good , Ex-Library


Usual library markings plus card and pocket in rear. tears and chips around cord binding. Charming interior with many illustrations and photos. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Introductory Biography and Notes By Charles Kent

By: Burns, Robert (Editor Charles Kent)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, George Routledge & Sons: 1885

Seller ID: 0048590

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

Past and Present

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, F. M. Lupton:

Seller ID: 0055988

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Ricciardetto [Volumes I, II, III]

By: Carteromaco, Nicolo [Niccolò Forteguerri]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Presso Prault: 1767

Seller ID: 0056572

Condition: See Description


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. View more info

Les Oeuvres De Monsieur De Crebillon, Nouvelle Edition (Three Volumes)

By: De Crebillon, Prosper Jolyot

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Houart & Moreau: 1749

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: 0056565

Condition: See Description


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. View more info

Psychology and Mesmerism Explained

By: Deymour, Prof. William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, 1889

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 0056836

Condition: Very Good Minus


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. View more info

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A Christmas Carol

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 0048595

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Mildred's Boys and Girls

By: Finley, Mildred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead and Company: 1886

Edition: Early Printing

Seller ID: 0048591

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Il Pastor Fido

By: Gaurini, Battista

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Parigi, Prauls: 1768

Seller ID: 0056483

Condition: See Description


" 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. View more info

A View of the Reign of Frederick II of Prussia with a Parallel Between That Prince and Phillip II of Macedon

By: Gillies, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, A. Strahan & T. Cadell: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0057719

Condition: Good (see Description)


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. View more info

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Our New Friends

By: Gray, William S.; Arbuthnot, May Hill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scott, Foresman and Co.: 1946

Edition: The 1946-47 Edition

Seller ID: 0054183

Condition: Good


Cloth worn at extremities, school stamp on cover, two stains on endpapers, general light browning. View more info

The Two Gray Girls and Their Opposite Neighbors

By: Haile, Ellen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Cassell & Company: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0057653

Condition: Good (see Description)


Gilt and black decorated green cloth with wear at extremities and a couple stains. Paper is lightly browned and starting to crack at hinges. Inscription on ffep dated 1891. 256pp plus 2pp of ads. View more info

The Book of Constitution of the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, of Canada

By: Harris, Thomas Bird

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Hamilton, ON Canada, "Spectator" Stream Press: 1865

Seller ID: 0057562

Condition: See Description


Very good minus with faded cloth covers, spine cracked in one place, and browning of endpapers. Owner's name on ffep dated 1865. View more info

Opere Di Niccolo Macchiavelli Coll'aggiunta Delle Medite Toma II (Florentine Histories)

By: Macchiavelli, Niccolo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Appresso Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056494

Condition: See Description


Insect damage to leather at joints and rear cover. Much of top layer of the leather is missing. Binding is solid and interior is clean. Gilt decoration, marker ribbon, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. View more info

Opere Di Niccolo Macchiavelli Coll'aggiunta Delle Medite Toma V (Discorsi Vol. III and Arte della Guerra Vol. I,II, III)

By: Macchiavelli, Niccolo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Appresso Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056495

Condition: See Description


Some wear and insect damage to leather. Binding is solid and interior is clean. Gilt decoration, marker ribbon, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. View more info

Opere Di Niccolo Macchiavelli Coll'aggiunta Delle Medite Toma IV (Discori Vol 1 and II)

By: Macchiavelli, Niccolo

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Appresso Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056496

Condition: See Description


Minor wear to leather. Tiny bit of moisture stain to endpapers at gutter. Previous owner's name. Binding is solid and interior is clean. Gilt decoration, marker ribbon, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. View more info

Opere Di Niccolo Macchiavelli Coll'aggiunta Delle Medite Toma VI (Arte della Guerra Vol. V, VI, VII; Mandragolia; Clizia; Andria)

By: Macchiavelli, Niccolo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Appresso Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056497

Condition: See Description


Some insect damage to leather and a tiny stain to endpapers at gutter. Binding is solid and interior is clean. Includes one fold-out. Gilt decoration, marker ribbon, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. View more info

Opere Di Niccolo Macchiavelli Coll'aggiunta Delle Medite Toma VII (Poesie Liriche and Lettere)

By: Macchiavelli, Niccolo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Appresso Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056498

Condition: See Description


Some insect damage to leather and wear to extremities Binding is solid and interior is clean. Gilt decoration, marker ribbon, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. View more info