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Histoire de l'Esclavage en Afrique (Pendant Trente-Quatre Ans) de P.J. Dumont, Natif de Paris, Maintenant a l'Hospice Royal des Incurables by Quesne, J.S - 1820

by Quesne, J.S

Histoire de l'Esclavage en Afrique (Pendant Trente-Quatre Ans) de P.J. Dumont, Natif de Paris, Maintenant a l'Hospice Royal des Incurables by Quesne, J.S - 1820

Histoire de l'Esclavage en Afrique (Pendant Trente-Quatre Ans) de P.J. Dumont, Natif de Paris, Maintenant a l'Hospice Royal des Incurables

by Quesne, J.S

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Paris: Pillet Ainé, 1820. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. "Troisieme Édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée." [2], 157, [3] p.: 2 portrait frontispieces drawn and engraved by Ambroise Tardieu, 1 facsimile; 21 cm. Polished calf spine with six spine compartments between double blind rules. Red morocco spine label in second compartment reading: Quesne Histoire de Dumont. Marbled paper over boards. Page edges are lightly speckled red. Two pages of publisher's advertisements follow text. Front fixed endpaper bears engraved bookplate of George Henry Hely Hutchinson with the Hutchinson family crest. Pierre-Joseph Dumont had the misfortune to be on a French ship that went down off the coast of Africa near Algiers in 1782. Those, like himself, who survived were captured and made slaves. He survived until liberated by Lord Exmouth 34 years later. In Very Good+ Condition: rubbed; minimal foxing; pages and plates are clean and bright.

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The Death of Abel: in Five Books; attempted from the German of Mr. Gessner by Mary Collyer [bound...
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The Death of Abel: in Five Books; attempted from the German of Mr. Gessner by Mary Collyer [bound with: The Death of Cain]

by Gessner, Salomon; Collyer, Mary

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New York: S. Campbell, 1794. Hardcover. Good. 237, [3], 98 p.: frontispiece; 14 cm. Signatures: A-U6; A-H6 I6(-I2-6) (12mo). Contemporary calf with modern archival spine and hinge repair. Remains of gilt-tooled spine label with title: Cain and Abel. Two unnumbered pages of publisher's advertisements follow text. Early Am. Imprints, ser. I (Evans), 27049; Rosenbach, Children's Books, 174. Bound with: Mary Collyer's The Death of Cain: in Five Books; After the Manner of The Death of Abel by a Lady (New York: S. Campbell, 1794). Published anonymously; attributed to Mary Collyer by Halkett & Laing. Early Am. Imprints, ser. I (Evans) 26858. Former owners' inscriptions on front endpapers and title page of The Death of Cain for Samuel Worrall (1806) and Lydia Worrall (1809). Extremely scarce. The Death of Cain lacks final 20 pages (pp. 99-119); otherwise in Good Condition: cover is worn; lacking 3x2 cm. of frontispiece; pp. xi-xii is detached but present; lower corner of pp.… Read More
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A Universal and Critical Dictionary of the English Language: to which are added Walker's Key to...
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A Universal and Critical Dictionary of the English Language: to which are added Walker's Key to the pronunciation of Classical and Scripture proper names, much enlarged and improved; and a pronouncing vocabulary of modern geographical names

by Worcester, Joseph E.

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Boston: Wilkins, Carter, and Co, 1847. Hardcover. Very Good. lxxv, [1], 956 p.; 26 cm. Contemporary full sheep with five spine compartments between slightly raised bands. Black leather spine label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Worcester's Dictionary. Marbled endpapers. Walker's Key has special title page; continuously paginated. Copyrighted 1846. Former owner's name on blank leaf following front free endpaper: Ellen M. Bullen. In Very Good Condition: leather is somewhat rubbed with minor scrapes; chipping to edges of leather spine label; scattered foxing; otherwise clean and tight.
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A Short, Plain, Comprehensive, Practical Latin Grammar, Comprising All the Rules and Observation...
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Philadelphia: Thomas Desilver, 1829. Hardcover. Very Good. The Ninth Edition, Revised and Improved. viii, 184 p.; 18 cm. Modern calf with gilt-tooled spine label. Inclues index. The author, James Ross (1743-1827), was a captain in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He headed a grammar school in Carlisle, Pa., from 1780 to 1784, when he became the first faculty member of the newly founded Dickinson College. In 1792 he left Dickinson to established a school for classical learning in Chambersburg, Pa., where he wrote his popular Latin Grammar. He was professor of languages at Franklin College in Lancaster, Pa. from 18081 to 1809, when he moved to Philadelphia, where he continued to tutor students for the rest of his life. In Very Good Condition: lacking front free endpaper; closed 4-cm. tear from fore-edge of pp. 21-22; occasional soiling; light foxing; occasional marginal pencil mark; otherwise, clean and tight.
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The Evergreen Tales; or, Tales for the Ageless: Saint George & the Dragon / William H. G....
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1949. Hardcover. Near Fine. Three volumes in one slipcase. Saint George & the Dragon; Retold by William H. G. Kingston and illustrated by Edward Shenton. 75, [3] p.: in-text color illustrations; 31 cm. Light grey cloth with red spine and cover titles; color illustrated pastedown on front cover. Illustrated endpapers. Dick Whittington & His Cat; Retold and Illustrated by Robert Lawson. 37, [1] p.: in-text color illustrations; 31 cm. Red cloth with purple spine and cover titles, and cover illustration. Illustrated endpapers. Beauty and the Beast by Mme. Le Prince de Beaumont; Translated from the French by P. H. Muire and Illustrated by Edy Legrand. 45, [1] p.: color pastedowns; 31 cm. Blue cloth with red spine and cover titles and decoration. Red slipcase with printed brown spine label. This is number 631 of a limited edition of 2,500 copies printed for the Limited Editions Club; Dick Whittington & His Cat is signed by the illustrator, Robert… Read More
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An Epitome of Experimental Chemistry, In Three Parts by William Henry; To which are added, Notes...
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An Epitome of Experimental Chemistry, In Three Parts by William Henry; To which are added, Notes on various subjects; Observations on Metals; Mines; Mining; Metallurgy . . . by B. Silliman

by Henry, William; Silliman, Benjamin

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Boston: William Andrews, 1810. Hardcover. Very Good -. The 2nd American, from the 5th English edition. Printed by T. B. Wait and Co. xviii, [1], 432, lxxvii, [9] p., frontispiece and 8 leaves of folded plates: tables; 23 cm. Modern bonded leather spine with dark brown cloth over boards. Gilt-tooled spine title. Includes index. Stamped at lower edge of title page: "Withdrawn from P.C.P. & S. Library" [Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science]. In Very Good- Condition: modern binding clean and bright; frontispiece, title page, and several following leaves have old stain; archival repair of loss in lower part of title page (no loss of printing); some foxing on folded plates; otherwise, clean and tight.
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The Death of Abel: in Five Books; attempted from the German of Mr. Gessner by Mary Collyer [bound...
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The Death of Abel: in Five Books; attempted from the German of Mr. Gessner by Mary Collyer [bound with: The Death of Cain]

by Gessner, Salomon; Collyer, Mary

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New York: S. Campbell, 1794. Hardcover. Good. 237, [3], 98 p.: frontispiece; 14 cm. Signatures: A-U6; A-H6 I6(-I2-6) (12mo). Contemporary calf with modern archival spine and hinge repair. Remains of gilt-tooled spine label with title: Cain and Abel. Two unnumbered pages of publisher's advertisements follow text. Early Am. Imprints, ser. I (Evans), 27049; Rosenbach, Children's Books, 174. Bound with: Mary Collyer's The Death of Cain: in Five Books; After the Manner of The Death of Abel by a Lady (New York: S. Campbell, 1794). Published anonymously; attributed to Mary Collyer by Halkett & Laing. Early Am. Imprints, ser. I (Evans) 26858. Former owners' inscriptions on front endpapers and title page of The Death of Cain for Samuel Worrall (1806) and Lydia Worrall (1809). Extremely scarce. The Death of Cain lacks final 20 pages (pp. 99-119); otherwise in Good Condition: cover is worn; lacking 3x2 cm. of frontispiece; pp. xi-xii is detached but present; lower corner of pp.… Read More
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A Universal and Critical Dictionary of the English Language: to which are added Walker's Key to...
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A Universal and Critical Dictionary of the English Language: to which are added Walker's Key to the pronunciation of Classical and Scripture proper names, much enlarged and improved; and a pronouncing vocabulary of modern geographical names

by Worcester, Joseph E.

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Boston: Wilkins, Carter, and Co, 1847. Hardcover. Very Good. lxxv, [1], 956 p.; 26 cm. Contemporary full sheep with five spine compartments between slightly raised bands. Black leather spine label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Worcester's Dictionary. Marbled endpapers. Walker's Key has special title page; continuously paginated. Copyrighted 1846. Former owner's name on blank leaf following front free endpaper: Ellen M. Bullen. In Very Good Condition: leather is somewhat rubbed with minor scrapes; chipping to edges of leather spine label; scattered foxing; otherwise clean and tight.
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The Evergreen Tales; or, Tales for the Ageless: Saint George & the Dragon / William H. G....
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1949. Hardcover. Near Fine. Three volumes in one slipcase. Saint George & the Dragon; Retold by William H. G. Kingston and illustrated by Edward Shenton. 75, [3] p.: in-text color illustrations; 31 cm. Light grey cloth with red spine and cover titles; color illustrated pastedown on front cover. Illustrated endpapers. Dick Whittington & His Cat; Retold and Illustrated by Robert Lawson. 37, [1] p.: in-text color illustrations; 31 cm. Red cloth with purple spine and cover titles, and cover illustration. Illustrated endpapers. Beauty and the Beast by Mme. Le Prince de Beaumont; Translated from the French by P. H. Muire and Illustrated by Edy Legrand. 45, [1] p.: color pastedowns; 31 cm. Blue cloth with red spine and cover titles and decoration. Red slipcase with printed brown spine label. This is number 631 of a limited edition of 2,500 copies printed for the Limited Editions Club; Dick Whittington & His Cat is signed by the illustrator, Robert… Read More
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Legs d'un Pere a ses Filles par feu le Docteur Gregory = A Father's Legacy to his...
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Legs d'un Pere a ses Filles par feu le Docteur Gregory = A Father's Legacy to his Daughters by the late Dr. Gregory, of Edinburgh

by Gregory, John

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Paris: De l'Imprimerie Anglais, 1793. Hardcover. Good. Nouvelle Edition. [24], 264 p.; 16 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. 19th-century repair of joints with dark brown linen; later repair of front joint with white linen. Small bookplate of the Lynn Public Library on front fixed endpaper; "Rules and Regulations" of the Lynn Free Public Library on front free endpaper. Embossed stamp of the Lynn Free Public Library on the French title page, which has on its verso a small label reading "Lynn Library Association, No. 224." A very scarce edition (3 copies on WorldCat) of this popular advice book by John Gregory (1724-1773), with parallel English and French texts. Much of Gregory's advice to his daughters paints a vivid picture of the lives of girls and women in comfortable circumstances in late 18th-century England; some advice is just as accurate today: "Do not marry a Fool." In Good Condition: loss of most leather over spine; old… Read More
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An Epitome of Experimental Chemistry, In Three Parts by William Henry; To which are added, Notes...
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An Epitome of Experimental Chemistry, In Three Parts by William Henry; To which are added, Notes on various subjects; Observations on Metals; Mines; Mining; Metallurgy . . . by B. Silliman

by Henry, William; Silliman, Benjamin

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Boston: William Andrews, 1810. Hardcover. Very Good -. The 2nd American, from the 5th English edition. Printed by T. B. Wait and Co. xviii, [1], 432, lxxvii, [9] p., frontispiece and 8 leaves of folded plates: tables; 23 cm. Modern bonded leather spine with dark brown cloth over boards. Gilt-tooled spine title. Includes index. Stamped at lower edge of title page: "Withdrawn from P.C.P. & S. Library" [Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science]. In Very Good- Condition: modern binding clean and bright; frontispiece, title page, and several following leaves have old stain; archival repair of loss in lower part of title page (no loss of printing); some foxing on folded plates; otherwise, clean and tight.
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Secret Splendor (Silhouette Classics, No 11)

Secret Splendor (Silhouette Classics, No 11)

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Silhouette, 1992. Paperback. Very Good. Sandra Brown writing as Erin St. Claire, 253 pgs
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Unreal Tournament Bradygames Official Strategy Guide
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Unreal Tournament Bradygames Official Strategy Guide

by Marcus, Phillip

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Bradbury & Evans, 2007. Covers PC-CD ROM/DVD ROM & Playstation 3 Computer Entertainment System 4to sized softcover; 271 heavy glossy pages with color illustrations throughout Brand new, but note some edgewear and blemish to top of back cover. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Trade Paperback. New/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Birth and Death of Meaning:  An Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Problem of Man
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The Birth and Death of Meaning: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Problem of Man

by Becker, Ernest

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New York: The Free Press, 1971. Second Edition. Contents include: The Man-Apes; The Origins of the Mind; The Distinctive Human; The Inner World; Socialization: the Creation of the Inner World; The New Meaning of the Oedipus Complex; Self-Esteem; Culture and Personality; Social Encounters: The Staging of Self-Esteem; Culture: the Relativity of Hero-Systems; What is Normal?; What Would A Science of Man Then Be?; Religion: The Quest for the Ideal Heroism. 228 pages. Edgewear; light wear to covers; worn corners and light creases on spine. Deeply creased spine opens flat at pages 60/61. Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and lifelong learning.. 2nd. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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More Than Forever

by McLean, Jay

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2014. Book Four in the More Than Series 8vo size trade paperback; 369 pages Please note: This book has a Mature Readers Advisory. From back: "Lucy - There is love so fierce it cannot be measured... Cameron - Forever. Everlasting. Eternal. THere is no measure of time... But our forever isn't always." Creased back cover and last few pages, worn corners. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Private Press.
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A Million Miles from Boston
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A Million Miles from Boston

by Day, Karen

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2011. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 215 pages. Signed by author on title page. Stated First Edition From jacket: "(Lucy) wants to get out of Boston and forget her worries about starting middle school and about her father's new girlfriend. Pierson Point is where she feels most like herself, and where memories of her mother, who died when Lucy was six, are strong and sacred. But this summer, nothing is the same. Ian, a boy from home in Boston, comes to Pierson Point...Lucy's father wants his girlfriend to become a bigger part of Lucy's life. Though Lucy struggles against change, she gradually realizes that sometimes, change is for the better. Average wear to jacket; bumped corners and head and heel of spine, owner's name on fep. Autographed Copy sticker on front of jacket; one previously folded page corner. Quotes are for illustrative purposes only and remain the property of their copyright holders. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits… Read More
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Bloody Sunrise
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Bloody Sunrise

by Spillane, Mickey

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1965 - First Edition stated - A Tiger Mann Mystery - "...for Tiger is told on his wedding day that he is needed for Operation Plato." - book: very good - tight, sound, and square - no previous owner markings - dj: vibrant colors with some rubbing to the black base and abstract sun - interesting black and white photo of Spillane on the back cover - a few chips repaired with archival tape - dj in protective mylar sleeve
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The Republic Of Plato
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The Republic Of Plato: A New Version Founded On Basic English

by Richards, I.A

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1942 - noted on the copyright page as "A WARTIME BOOK This complete edition is produced in full compliance with the government's regulations for conserving paper and other essential materials" book: very good -tight, sound, and square, no previous owner marks - moderate edgewear plus rubbing to the boards - some toning from age - no dj - includes a vintage (pre - "The Google") Buccaneer Books Laguna Beach, CA out-of-print book search card
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A study of child-nature from the Kindergarten Standpoint
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A study of child-nature from the Kindergarten Standpoint

by Elizabeth Harrison

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A study of child-nature from the Kindergarten Standpoint by Elizabeth Harrison. Published by Chicago Kindergarten College; 4th edition (1892). 207 pages. Interior clean and unmarked except for previous owner's name and date of Aug 1893 on fly page. Another fly page has "Compliments Chicago Kindergarten College Co." in handwriting. Edge of several pages have slight bend and small tear. Hardback with no dj if offered. Slight bumping on edges and spine. Blue cloth cover and spine has some fading. Condition: Good. Measures 7.5" x 5"
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Kane & Abel
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Kane & Abel

by Jeffrey Archer

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New York, 1979. Book Club. Hardcover. Book Club/Has Jacket. Book is a book club edition. Quite a few closed tears, chips, and other signs of wear to the dust jacket. Some bumping to the boards at corners, edges and ends of the spine. Pages are clean.
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Beautiful Leaved Plants
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Beautiful Leaved Plants

by Perry, Frances

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1980 - 1st United States ed - 64 full-page plates - "This unusual book about indoor plants is based on plates first printed from 1861 to 1891 by Benjamin Fawcett, who developed a technique of colour printing from multiple engraved wood blocks which in its richness and depth of tones gives a result unsurpassed by other nineteenth-century printers in colour." - book: very good - tight, sound, and square - all pages are clean and unmarked - moderate edge wear on the boards - dj: normal edge wear for age - toning of the white background throughout but this makes it look nicely aged for the beautiful colour prints - dj in protective mylar sleeve
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