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SANDY

by ALICE HEGAN RICE

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1905
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NEW YORK: THE CENTURY CO., 1905 NICE LOOKING GREEN COVER, WHITE PRINT AND DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE, LIGHT WEAR AND FADING SPINE. NICE ARTWORK THROUGHOUT, CLEAN AND TIGHT, TERRIFIC, ENTERTAINING BOOK. RICE WAS A WONDERFUL STORY TELLER. Samuel Sidney McClure (February 17, 1857 – March 21, 1949) was an Irish-American publisher who became known as a key figure in investigative, or… Read more
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Philadelphia, PA: THE JOHN C. WINSTON COMPANY, 1913 RARE BOOK, LIGHT BROWN COVER, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. SOME WEAR AND FADING SPINE, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. TERRIFIC BOOK WITH A GREAT NUMBER OF FAMOUS WOMEN THROUGHOUT THE AGES. VERY ENTERTAINING AND DETAILED. ARTWORK THROUGHOUT. WOMEN GROUPED IN SECTIONS- CLASSIC DAMES, QUEENS AND MARTYRS, WIT AND PLEASURE,… Read more
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FROM SEA TO SEA, LETTERS OF TRAVEL PART II; THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING XVI

by RUDYARD KIPLING

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1899
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NEW YORK : Charles Scribners Sons, 1899 NICE LOOKING DARK BROWN COVER, WHITE DESIGN ON FRONT WITH ELEPHANT HEAD AND NAZI SYMBOL. WAS A SWASTIKA WITH THE ELEPHANT SYMBOLIZING HIS CONNECTION WITH INDIA. FORMER LIBRARY BOOK OF CARNEGIE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, NORMAL LIBRARY MARKINGS. TIGHT AND GOOD SHAPE. VERY INTERESTING BOOK ABOUT SOME OF KIPLING'S… Read more
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. WITH LIFE; ENGRAVING IN STEEL

by SIR WALTER SCOTT

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Published
1880
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EDINBURGH & LONDON: GALL& INGLIS, 1880 BEAUTIFUL COVER, DARK GREEN, GOLD SND BLACK DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE, WEAR EDGES, GOLD ENGRAVED STEEL PLATE SHOWING FRONT OF COVER, FIRST THREE PAGES TOGETHER, BUT LOOSE THAT INCLUDES FRONTISPIECE AND TITLE PAGE. NICE ARTWORK THROUGHOUT, CLEAN AND TIGHT. FORMER OWNERS NAME IN FRONT IN PENCIL. THE LIFE OF SIR WALTER SCOTT… Read more
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A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE LIVES AND ROBBERIES OF THE MOST NOTORIOUS HIGHWAYMEN, FOOTPADS, SHOPLIFTS AND CHEATS OF BOTH SEXES

by CAPTAIN ALEXANDER SMITH; EDITED BY ARTHUR L. HAYWARD

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Published
1926
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LONDON: GEORGE RUTLEDGE & SONS, LTD., 1926 A VERY NICE LOOKING BOOK. LEATHER ON SPINE AND EDGES FRONT AND BACK. FRONT AND BACK COVERS ARE LOOSE, BUT IN GOOD SHAPE. INSIDE IS TIGHT AND CLEAN. THICK PAGES AND HEAVY BOOK. GREAT DETAIL AND ARTWORK THROUGHOUT. DETAILS MOST SECRET AND BARBOROUS MURDERS, UNPARALLELD ROBBERIES, NOTORIOUS THEFTS, AND… Read more
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EVERYBODY'S PEPYS, THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS 1660-1669

by SAMUEL PEPYS; ABRIDGED FROM THE COMPLETE TEXT AND EDITED BY O.F. MORSHEAD

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1926
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NEW YORK: HARCOURT, BRACE & COMPANY, 1926 VERY NICE LOOKING DARK BLUE COVER, DESIGN FRONT WITH GOLD PRINT SPINE. CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT, INDEX IN BACK, THICK PAGES, STURDY BOOK. INSIDE FRONT AND BACK COVERS IS A MAP OF LONDON. CHAPTERS ARE BY YEAR, NICE ARTWORK PICTURES THROUGHOUT. VERY INTERESTING, ENTERTAINING BOOK ABOUT A COLORFUL PERSON… Read more
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JULIAN, PHILOSOPHER AND EMPEROR; THE LAST STRUGGLE OF PAGANISM AGAINST CHRISTIANITY

by ALICE GARDNER

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Published
1895
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NEW YORK : G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS, 1895 RARE BOOK, MAROON COVER WITH GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE. FORMER LIBRARY BOOK, NORMAL WEAR FOR OLD BOOK, SHOWING NORMAL LIBRARY MARKINGS INSIDE, TIGHT, 15 CHAPTERS STARTING WITH THE ROMAN WORLD UNDER CONSTANTINE, PARENTAGE OF JULIAN, CHILDHOOD, EDUCATION, ELEVATION UNDER CAESAR. VERY NICE DETAIL OF THE PHILOSOPHER AND EMPEROR. GOOD… Read more
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BUTLER'S LIVES OF THE SAINTS. THE LIVES OF THE FATHERS, MARTYRS, AND OTHER PRINCIPAL SAINTS; VOLUME III, JULY-SEPTEMBER

by REV. ALBAN BUTLER; UNDER HAND OF FRANCIS PATRICK ARCHBISHOP BALTIMORE

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1920
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BALTIMORE: JOHN MURPHY COMPANY, 1920 VERY NICE LOOKING DARK BLUE COVER, LIGHT WEAR COVER. CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. JULY-SEPTEMBER, CONTENTS AND PAGES INDEX IN BACK. NO DATE LISTED. CIRCA 1920, EARLY 1900'S. METROPOLITAN PRESS ADDITION. COMPILED FROM THE ORIGINAL MONUMENTS AND OTHER AUTHENTIC RECORDS. ILLUSTRATED WITH THE REMARKS OF AUDICIOUS MODERN CRITICS AND HISTORIANS. Francis Patrick Keough (December 30,… Read more
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BUTLER'S LIVES OF THE SAINTS. THE LIVES OF THE FATHERS, MARTYRS, AND OTHER PRINCIPAL SAINTS; VOLUME II, APRIL-JUNE

by REV. ALBAN BUTLER; UNDER HAND OF FRANCIS PATRICK ARCHBISHOP BALTIMORE

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Published
1920
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BALTIMORE: JOHN MURPHY COMPANY, 1920 VERY NICE LOOKING DARK BLUE COVER, CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. APRIL-JUNE, CONTENTS AND PAGES INDEX IN BACK. NO DATE LISTED. CIRCA 1920, EARLY 1900'S. METROPOLITAN PRESS ADDITION. COMPILED FROM THE ORIGINAL MONUMENTS AND OTHER AUTHENTIC RECORDS. ILLUSTRATED WITH THE REMARKS OF AUDICIOUS MODERN CRITICS AND HISTORIANS. Francis Patrick Keough (December 30, 1890 – December 8,… Read more
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THE MAN MENCKEN; A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SURVEY

by ISAAC GOLDBERG

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1925
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NEW YORK : SIMON AND SCHUSTER, 1925 NICE LOOKING DARK BLUE COVER, TEXTURED COVER, GOLD SIGNATURE FRONT, GOLD PRINT SPINE. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. FRONTISPIECE IS PICTURE OF MONROE 1922. INDEX BACK. ILLUSTRATED AND DOCUMENTED. 10 CHAPTERS ON THE MENCKEN FAMILY AND LEGEND. EUROPE, AMERICA, CHILDHOOD, JOUNALISM, VENTURES, PHILOSOPHY, MAGAZINES, MISC., FORCE AND STYLE, DA CAPO. 27… Read more
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MACBETH, THE RIVERSIDE LITERATURE SERIES

by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE; ADDITIONAL NOTES BY HELEN GRAY CONE

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Published
1897
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NEW YORK: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 1897 RARE BOOK, NICE LOOKING LIGHT GREEN COVER. BLACK INK DESIGN FRONT, PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. INSIDE FRONT IS FORMER OWNERS NAME. LIGHT PENCIL INSIDE BACK COVER 3 LINES. NICE INTRODUCTION. Macbeth, fully The Tragedy of Macbeth, is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. It was probably first performed in 1606. It was first published… Read more
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NEW YORK: HARPER & BROTHERS, 1898 DARK BLUE-GREEN COVER WITH DESIGN FRONT AND GOLD PRINT SPINE. SLIGHT WEAR AROUND EDGES. 80 SECTIONS, 30 ILLUSTRATIONS. VERY INTERESTING DETAILED BOOK. TIGHT AND CLEAN INSIDE. The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy (1848–50) is a novel by the English author William Makepeace Thackeray. It is… Read more
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THE NEWCOMES, MEMOIRS OF A MOST RESPECTABLE FAMILY; BIOGRAPHICAL EDITION; VOLUME VIII

by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY; EDITED BY ARTHUR PENDENNIS, ESQ.

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1898
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NEW YORK: HARPER & BROTHERS, 1898 DARK BLUE-GREEN COVER WITH DESIGN FRONT AND GOLD PRINT SPINE. SLIGHT WEAR AROUND EDGES. 80 SECTIONS, 30 ILLUSTRATIONS. VERY INTERESTING DETAILED BOOK. TIGHT AND CLEAN INSIDE. The Newcomes: Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family is a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1854 and 1855. Perhaps one of the novel's greatest strengths… Read more
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GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES; THE ILLUMINATING DIARY OF A PROFESSIONAL LADY

by ANITA LOOS

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1926
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USA: GROSSET & DUNLAP; ARRANGEMENT WITH BONI & LIVERIGHT, 1926 NICE LOOKING GREEN TEXTURED COVER, RED SPINE AREA, BLACK PRINT FRONT AND SPINE.CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. ARTWORK IN COLOR BY RALPH BARTON. A quite famous book and movie. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Intimate Diary of a Professional Lady (1925) is a comic novel written by American author Anita Loos. The story primarily follows… Read more
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MOSBY'S RANGERS: A RECORD OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE FORTY-THIRD BATTALION VIRGINIA CAVALRY

by JAMES J. WILLIAMSON

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1981
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NEW YORK: TIME-LIFE BOOKS INC., 1981 VERY NICE BOOK IN BLACK LEATHER, RAISED DESIGN TROOPS AND HORSES FRONT COVER, BLACK PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. GOLD TRIM PAGE EDGES, RED RIBBON MARKER. CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. FROM COLLECTORS LIBRARY OF THE CIVIL WAR, TIME LIFE BOOKS. WONDERFUL DETAIL AND APPENDIX. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 1896 BY RALPH B. KENYON. … Read more
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LOBAGOLA, AN AFRICAN SAVAGE'S OWN STORY

by BATA KINDAI AMGOZA IBN LOBAGOLA

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1930
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NEW YORK : ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1930 NICE LOOKING LIGHT BROWN COVER, DESIGN ON FRONT AND TITLE ON SPINE IN DARK BROWN. FORMER OWNER NAME INSIDE FRONT WITH 1930 DATE. CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT, VERY LIGHT MARK FIRST COUPLE PAGES. VERY INTERESTING AUTOBIOGRAPHY. BATA WAS A BLACK JEW, DESCENDED FROM THE LOST TRIBES OF ISRAEL, A… Read more
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JESUS, A SISTER'S MEMORIES

by GEORGE WILLIAM GERWIG

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Published
1934
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EAST AURORA, NEW YORK : THE ROYCROFTERS, 1934 VERY NICE FIRST EDITION, BROWN TEXTURED LEATHER COVER WITH RAISED GOLD LETTERING FRONT AND SPINE. NICELY DONE BOOK THAT IS TIGHT AND CLEAN. TERRIFIC BOOK ABOUT JESUS AND WHAT HIS SISTER'S WOULD HAVE SAID ABOUT HIM. VERY INTERESTING BOOK ON JESUS AND HIS LIFE. WITH 41 CHAPTERS GREAT DETAIL ABOUT JESUS. A 1938… Read more
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PHILADELPHIA: J. C. MCCURDY & CO., 1875 RARE BOOK COVERING MID TO LATE 1700'S, 12 CHAPTERS COVERING THE ADVENTURES AND WESTERN BORDER AT THAT TIME. DARK BLUE COVER SHOWING WEAR, GOLD PRINT AND DARK DESIGN. HEAVY BOOK, GREAT DETAIL, PICTURES AND INDEX. TIGHT AND CLEAN INSIDE. FORMER OWNERS NAME IN FRONT, NICE DETAIL ON INDIANS, FORTS, WELL KNOWN PEOPLE… Read more
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AMERICAN AND BRITISH AUTHORS: A TEXT-BOOK ON LITERATURE

by FRANK V. IRISH

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Published
1896
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CHICAGO: FRANK V. IRISH, 1896 BEAUTIFUL AND EXCELLENT DETAILED BOOK ON AMERICAN AND BRITISH AUTHORS BY EDUCATOR AND AUTHOR FRANK V. IRISH. A GUIDE AND HELP IN THE PRIVATE STUDY OF THE BEST AUTHORS AND THEIR WRITINGS. DARK GREEN COVER, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. CLEAN AND TIGHT INSIDE. 25 ILLUSTRATIONS OF AUTHORS AND HOMES. 60 AUTHORS,… Read more
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME

by Sir Walter Scott, Bart.

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Published
1876
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USA: LEE AND SHEPARD PUBLISHERS, 1876 TERRIFIC BOOK. BEAUTIFUL COLOR DECORATION PAGE EDGES, INSIDE FRONT AND BACK VERY COLORFUL DESIGN. NICE LEATHER COVER, WORN EDGES, SPINE HAS SOME DARKENING LOWER HALF, FRONT & BACK COVERS LOOSE YET STILL ATTACHED BY CORD BINDING, FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT 1877, BEAUTIFUL RAISED RIBS SPINE WITH GOLD DECORATION, GOLD PRINT SPINE,… Read more
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