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THE CANARY BIRD A Moral Fiction Interspersed with Poetry By the Author of The Sparrow, Keeper's Travels, The Crested Wren, &c.

by [ Kendall, Edward Augustus ]

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1799
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London: Printed for E. Newbury by J. Cundee. Good. 1799. Hardcover. ***xi, [1], 148, (2) pages; Contents clean and securely stitched, binding of red roan spine over marbled boards quite worn, backstrip lacking and front board detached, corners rounded, lower corner of first few leaves creased, lacks half title and advertisement (supplied in facsimile). Fabulous… Read more
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EARLY CLERGY OF PENNSYLVANIA AND DELAWARE

by Hotchkin, Rev. S. F.

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First Edition
Published
1890
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Philadelphia: P.W. Ziegler & Co.. Very Good. 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. 280 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Many b&w illustrations, including several folding plate portraits of early clergy. A nice example of this valuable church history. OCLC: 2220692 A history of the Swedish Clergy in Pennsylvania… Read more
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THESAURUS NUMMORUM SUEO-GOTHICORUM

by Brenners, Elias

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1731
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Holmiae (Stockholm): Joh. Laur. Horrn. Very Good. 1731. Hardcover. Engraved Plates; Very good, in 19th century red half morocco with some wear and rubbing at extremeties. This is the preferred edition of the great work on Scandinavian numismatics (rare first edition was 1691) -- with 1780 bibliography added at end. Illustrated by engraved plates of coins.… Read more
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Geographiskt hand-lexicon ofver Nya Testamentets heliga skrifter med philologiska anmårkningar with the two folding engraved maps

by Odmann, Samuel

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Second Edition
Published
1812
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Hardcover
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Upsala: Stenhammar och Palmblad. Very Good. 1812. Second Edition. Hardcover. 238 pages; Contemporary binding: brown half calf over marbled boards, flat spine with gilt stamped decoration and a gilt-lettered label in citron, text block edges decoratively stained blue-green. Two folding engraved maps at the end. A lovely copy of this geographical dictionary of the… Read more
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JOURNALS OF THE AMERICAN CONGRESS From 1774 to 1788 Volume I, Volume II, Volume III

by Congress, Continental

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First Edition Thus
Published
1823
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Hardcover
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Washington, DC: Way and Gideon. Good. 1823. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. The first three of four volumes all bound in contemporary tan calf, rubbed at extremities, spines of all three volumes have extensive chipping and rubbing, red and black leather spine labels lost, except for Volume I. Contents clean and tight but for two previous owner's names… Read more
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LOCKS AND DAMS, MONONGAHELA RIVER [w/ nine maps and plans, many folding] Letter from the Acting Secretary of War with a letter from the Chief of Engineers

by Lamont, Daniel S. ; Thomas Lincoln Casey

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First Edition
Published
1900
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Removed Document
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Washington, DC: GPO. Very Good. 1900. First Edition. Removed Document. 65, 9 folding maps and plans pages; 53d Congress, 3d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 249. Transmitting The report of the Chief of Engineers on the subject of acquiring by purchase the locks and dams on the Monongahela River, Pennsylvania. Sixty-five pages of text and tables including 8… Read more
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Examination of New Rochelle Harbor and Echo Bay, New York [w/ large folding map] Letter from the Secretary of War with a letter from the Chief of Engineers

by Root, Elihu ; John M. Wilson ; W. H.H. Benyaurd ;

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Published
1900
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Washington, DC: GPO. Very Good. 1900. First Edition. Removed Document. 8, 1 folding map pages; House of Representatives, Document No. 235; 56th Congress, 1st Session. January 3, 1900. Eight pages of text accompanied by a folding map at rear. Measuring 30" high x 27" wide; splitting along lowest fold (no noticeable loss) OCLC 1063933761… Read more
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Examination and Survey of the James River at Richmond, VA [w/ large folding map] Letter from the Acting Secretary of War with a letter from the Chief of Engineers

by Meiklejohn. G. D. ; John M. Wilson (Chief Engineer) ; Charles J. Allen

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First Edition
Published
1900
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Removed Document
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Washington, DC: GPO. Very Good. 1900. First Edition. Removed Document. 7, 1 folding map pages; House of Representatives, Document No. 234; 56th Congress, 1st Session. January 3, 1900. Seven pages of text and tables accompanied by a large folding map at rear. Measuring 20" h x 41" wide titled James River from South City Line… Read more
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IN THE KING'S SERVICE A Daily Companion for a Month

by Various Authors

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Published
1892
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Hardcover
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London: E. Nister. Very Good. 1892. Hardcover. 32 pages; A delightfully illustrated anthology of poetry by various authors for each day of the month. Original owner's brief inscription in pencil dated Sept. 17, 1892. Date is approximate. Clean and tight in original pictorial boards with a black cloth spine. Illustrated with colour lithographs as well… Read more
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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 42 with Steel Engraving of East Rock New Haven

by Bryant, William Cullen

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First Edition
Published
1873
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Paperback
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New York: D. Appleton. Good. 1873. First Edition. Paperback. 417-440 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separated at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 42 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 417 through 440 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to … Read more
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REMARQUES SUR LES AFFAIRES DU MOMENT

by Chateaubriand, [Francois Rene] De ; [1768-1848]

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First Edition
Published
1818
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Paris: Chez Le Normant. Very Good. 1818. First Edition. 8vo. 2 preliminary leaves (half title and title) & 36 pp. Disbound, but complete. With small stab-holes in the gutters of the leaves from previous stab-sewing. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it… Read more
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Les Maîtresses Authentiques de Lord Byron

by Rabbe, Félix

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First Edition; First Printing
Published
1890
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Hardcover
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Paris: Albert Savine. Very Good+. 1890. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 356 & [1] pages; Contemporary brown pebble-grained morocco leather spine over marbled boards, flat spine lettered, ruled and decoratively stamped in gilt. This handsome and well preserved binding shows only moderate wear and rubbing along the edges of the boards -- the morocco spine is… Read more
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A SELECTION OF GLEES, PART SONGS, ETC compiled for the F.F.R.N. by Mr. G.C. Carter

by Carter, Mrs. G. C.

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c. 1870
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[London]: (Chiswick Press). Very Good. c. 1870. Hardcover. 46 pages; In modern tan buckram, with title stamped in gilt on a red label mounted to the front cover, cream endpapers, all edges gilt (this appears to be contemporary with the volume). A handsome book, in black letter throughout, with running titles and decorative initials in red. … Read more
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STORIES ON THE LORD'S PRAYER

by Simon, James K

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Edition
Third Edition
Published
1843
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia: James K. Simon. Very Good. 1843. Third Edition. Hardcover. 107 pages; by the author of "Edward and Miriam." Original publisher's brown cloth binding, gilt lettering on front cover, decorative blind stamping. Engraved frontispiece of two girls in a cemetery. Former owner's name at top of title (Ann C. Page), scattered foxing, faint stain to … Read more
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Obstbaukunde. Eine abhandlung des Wissenswerthesten in diesem hochwichtigen Zweige der Landwirthschaft Mit Benützung der neuesten und besten Quellen und der eigenen langjährigen Erfahrung

by Josst, Franz

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Second Edition
Published
1860
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Hardcover
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Tetschen [Decín - Czech Republic]: Druck von F. W. Stopp. Very Good-. 1860. Second Edition. Hardcover. xiv & 154 pages; Contemporary pattern-printed green boards with cloth spine. With 109 illustrations on 8 folding lithographed plates. Somewhat foxed throughout, edges of the boards worn and rubbed. There is an ink numeral "69" on the half title,… Read more
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STUDIES OF A BIOGRAPHER (Two Volume Set)

by Stephen, Leslie

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First Edition
Published
1898
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Green Cloth
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New York: Putnam. Very Good. 1898. First Edition. Green Cloth. 267; 284 pages; Former owner's name on first blank of Volume 1, otherwise clean and tight in original light green cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spines and gilt emblem of a stack of books and plume pen on front covers. Spine of Volume 2 very slightly… Read more
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THEATRE COMPLET de J.-B. Poquelin, de MOLIERE in Eight Volumes publié par D. Jouast. Avec la préface de 1682 annotée par G. Monval. Illustrations by Francois Boucher engraved by Tiburce de Mare.

by Moliere, J.-B. Poquelin de ; Tiburce de Mare ; Francois Boucher

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Published
1885
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Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, E. Flammarin Successeur. Very Good. 1885. Hardcover. Complete eight volume set bound in quarter morocco over marbled boards with marbled endpapers, with anchor device on title pages, woodcut decorations to heads and tails of acts and plays, green silk ribbon place markers, gilt lettering and decoration at spines. Colour mildly faded at… Read more
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Orendel und Bride, eine Rûne des deutschen Heidenthums umgedichtet im zwölften Jahrhundert zu einem befreiten Jerusalem

by Ludwig Ettmüller, editor

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Published
1858
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Zürich: Meyer und Zeller. Very Good. 1858. Hardcover. 2 p.l., 203 & [1, errata] pages; Contemporary pattern-printed paper-covered boards, flat spine ruled in gilt, red titling slip lettered in gilt. Probably a publisher's binding. This is one of the early modern editions of "Orendel" -- a Middle High German poem, traditionally called a "Spielmannsdichtung."… Read more
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AS WE GO

by Warner, Charles Dudley

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Published
1894
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New York: Harper and Brothers. Very Good. 1894. Hardcover. 195 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration at spine and front cover in a lovely pattern of torches with ribbon bows. Text & illustrations are clean and bright, a couple minor spots of foxing on endpapers. A… Read more
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NOBLE BLOOD: A Prussian Cadet Story and A WEST POINT PARALLEL: AN American Cadet Story

by Von Wildenbruch, Ernst ; Charles King ; Anne Williston Ward

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First Edition
Published
1896
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Hardcover
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New York: F. T. Neely. Very Good. 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. 211 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding; cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends. Top edges gilt, foredge untrimmed. The wonderful scene on the decorative cloth binding wraps around from the front board to the spine and rear board. The scene… Read more
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