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Labrador Nurse, Banfill, B. J
1 Labrador Nurse
Banfill, B. J

MacRae Smith Co. 1953, early printing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages, black cloth cover. Clean cover, tight binding; light bumping at ends of spine. Interior clean, bright, unmarked. Bright dust jacket shows rubbing & tiny chip head of spine, one short tear. Original price of $3.00 on jacket flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 28337 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Life of Goethe; 3 Volumes Complete, Bielschowsky, Albert
2 The Life of Goethe; 3 Volumes Complete
Bielschowsky, Albert

Haskell House 1969, Reprint. Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Includes BONUS BOOK; see below. All 3 volumes, complete, in salmon-colored cloth. . About Fine books. Very crisp, tight & square covers. Hint of shelf rubbing at bases of spines. Pristine interiors. All appear UNREAD. Issued without jackets. 0838310001. BONUS BOOK-- Goethe: Conversations and Encounters; edited by David Luke; hardcover; Very Good in Very Good jacket. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 13854 
Price: 31.50 USD
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In The Shadow of the Cathedral  Growing Up In Holland During WW II, Bozuwa, Titia
3 In The Shadow of the Cathedral Growing Up In Holland During WW II
Bozuwa, Titia
0975482505 / 9780975482506
Triple Tulip Press 2004, Signed by Author Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED by the author. Bright, clean, crisp book, firmly bound in tan cloth. Remainder mark on bottom edge of text block. Dust jacket shows wear on rear fold. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author 28196 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Homes of American Authors [with SIGNATURES of several luminaries of American Literature] Comprising Anecdotal, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches by Various Writers., Briggs, Charles F.; G. P. Putnam, editors. Contributors include: Curtis, Geo. Wm.; Tuckerman, Henry T.; Greene, George Washington; Briggs, Charles F.; Hillard, George S.; Bryant, William C.; Peck, G. W.; Griswold, Rufus W.; Godwin, Parke; Hale, Edward E.
4 Homes of American Authors [with SIGNATURES of several luminaries of American Literature] Comprising Anecdotal, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches by Various Writers.
Briggs, Charles F.; G. P. Putnam, editors. Contributors include: Curtis, Geo. Wm.; Tuckerman, Henry T.; Greene, George Washington; Briggs, Charles F.; Hillard, George S.; Bryant, William C.; Peck, G. W.; Griswold, Rufus W.; Godwin, Parke; Hale, Edward E.

D. Appleton & Co. 1855, early printing. Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNATURES (with generic inscriptions) of William Cullen Bryant, James Fenimore Cooper, Henry W. Longfellow, and James Russell Lowell collected by previous owner and affixed to entry page of that author's chapter. 374 pages. Full leather binding;dark brown calf with triple gilt rule and design on covers, turn-ins ; banded spine with title and gilt decorated compartments. All edges gilt; Marbled endpapers. First published in 1852. The homes of 17 authors are described and illustrated with views of their residences from original drawings (and two daguerrotypes) and a facsimile of a manuscript from each author. Illustrations include 20 steel engravings (inc. frontispiece) and 15 wood engraved vignettes (13 of which are color tinted) . Frontis illustration of Everett's Library. 16 facsimiles of manuscripts. Featured authors include: Audubon, Paulding, Irving, Bryant, Bancroft, Dana, Prescott, Sedgwick, Cooper, Everett, Emerson, Simms, Longfellow, Hawthorne, Webster, Kennedy, Lowell, Halleck. The earlier 1853 Putnam edition is referenced in BAL 1345, 20665, but not this 1855 edition (difference in paper used for engravings, and number of color ill.).Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27037 
Price: 360.00 USD
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The Golden Door; The Life of Katherine Drexel., Burton, Katherine
5 The Golden Door; The Life of Katherine Drexel.
Burton, Katherine

P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1957, First Edition. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 329 pp. bound in maize colored cloth. Bright, clean cover; firmly bound; modest rubbing to extremities. Bright, crisp pages; Previous owner's name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Bright, clean jacket; 1/2" closed tear near head of spine; minor edge wear. 29976 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Ella: A Biography of Governor Ella Grasso, Bysiewicz, Susan
6 Ella: A Biography of Governor Ella Grasso
Bysiewicz, Susan
0933614241 / 9780933614246
Connecticut Consortium for Law & Citizen Education 2002, Reprint. Signed by Author Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 145 pages in wraps. Signed & inscribed ("A---, Good luck! Susan Bysiewicz. ) Reprint of the 1984 Peregrine edition. About fine with trace of shelfwear on fore-edge of front cover. Otherwise crisp. Ella Grasso's biography, written by a former Connecticut Secretary of State when she was a law student. Grasso was a feisty & willful politician and the first woman governor elected in her own right in the U. S. ; ; Signed by Author 18220 
Price: 14.40 USD
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Berlioz:  Volume Two; Servitude and Greatness, Cairns, David
7 Berlioz: Volume Two; Servitude and Greatness
Cairns, David
0520222008 / 9780520222007
University of California Press 2000, First American Edition. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Near Fine book (moderate bump near head of spine, else Fine) in jacket with light shelf rubbing). Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Appears unread. 29428 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Mellon:  An American Life, Cannadine, David
8 Mellon: An American Life
Cannadine, David
0679450327 / 9780679450320
Alfred A. Knopf 2006, First Edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall 29333 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, and Journals, Cheney, Ednah D., (editor).
9 Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, and Journals
Cheney, Ednah D., (editor).

Roberts Brothers 1889, First Edition. Very Good-; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 404 pages, 8 pages ads, frontis portrait, 2 additional plates, 2 facsimile manuscripts.1889 title & copyright page. Bound in brown cloth; oak branch with ivy; red, black & gilt stamped spine with four leaf clover; green & white floral endpapers. First binding, first printing as mentioned in BAL 221 ('Goethe' p. 44). Solid binding, clean boards, bright gilt & design. Modest edge wear; shallow fraying at ends of spine. Pages clean & bright; foxing on preliminaries, including small damp stain on frontis. Light stain on fore edge of text block. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27377 
Price: 27.00 USD
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My Father, Mark Twain, Clemens, Clara
10 My Father, Mark Twain
Clemens, Clara

Harpers 1931, First Edition. Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 292 pages, bound in blue cloth. "Illustrated from family photographs with hithereto unpublished letters of Mark Twain". Moderate wear ends of spine; light scuffing; tiny ding on bottom edge.. Tightly bound; sound hinges. Lengthy gift notation to previous owner on front endpaper. Pages crisp, clean, otherwise unmarked. 29318 
Price: 31.50 USD
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James Monroe (Library of the Presidents), Cresson, W. P.
11 James Monroe (Library of the Presidents)
Cresson, W. P.

Easton Press 1986, Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; As new, tight, unblemished, unread. Blue leatherbound Easton Press Library of the Presidents Collector's Edition. Gilt decoration; banded spine; silk bookmark; all edges gilt. Collector's Notes enclosed. Bookplate absent. 28372 
Price: 22.50 USD
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A Rebirth of Freedom:  The Calling of an American Historian Thomas P. Govan 1907-1979, Crocker, John, Jr.
12 A Rebirth of Freedom: The Calling of an American Historian Thomas P. Govan 1907-1979
Crocker, John, Jr.
1413430627 / 9781413430622
Xlibris Corporation 2005, Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 590 pages, bound in gray cloth. Bright, crisp tight binding; spine slightly concave. Interior crisp,unmarked. Jacket also crisp with one tiny tear at head of spine. 28953 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Hallowed Be the Extreme, Cummings, John
13 Hallowed Be the Extreme
Cummings, John

Pearl Street Publishers 2000, First Edition. Signed by Author Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by the author. About Fine book. Crisp, clean, tight. Hint of rubbing at one corner tip. ; Signed by Author 29875 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Young Maxim Gorky, 1868-1902, Holtzman, Filia
14 The Young Maxim Gorky, 1868-1902
Holtzman, Filia

Columbia Univ. Press 1948, First Edition. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; FINE book in NEAR FINE jacket. Pristine book bound in blue-green cloth with blue top-stain. Appears unread. Crisp jacket with a 1/4" tear on bottom edge. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 256 p.; Packaged with care. 20002 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Eleventh Hour in the Life of Julia Ward Howe, Howe, Maud
15 The Eleventh Hour in the Life of Julia Ward Howe
Howe, Maud

Little, Brown & Company 1911, First Edition. Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages, cloth-backed cover. Tight binding, cover faded, moderately soiled; corners chipped. Interior clean, bright. Previous owner's name written in ink on front endpaper. Brief biography written by daughter Maud Howe. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 25950 
Price: 27.00 USD
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