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THE LANGUAGE AND POETRY OF FLOWERS, AND POETIC HANDBOOK OF WEDDING ANNIVERSARY PIECES, ALBUM VERSES, AND VALENTINES

by NA, POETICAL QUOTATIONS FAMOUS AUTHORS INCLUDED

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NEW YORK : HURST & COMPANY, 1890 BEAUTIFUL LOOKING BLUE COVER, GOLD BLACK DESIGN FRONT AND GOLD BLACK DESIGN SPINE. GOLD PAGE TRIM. TIGHT WITH THICK PAGES. NO PUBLISH DATE LISTED, CIRCA LATE 1800'S. VERY NICE ARTWORK THROUGHOUT. FORMER OWNERS NAME AND INFORMATION IN PENCIL INSIDE FRONT. A FEW PENCIL MARKINGS THROUGHOUT. VERY NICE BOOK. THIS… Read more
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THE LANGUAGE AND POETRY OF FLOWERS, AND POETIC HANDBOOK OF WEDDING ANNIVERSARY PIECES, ALBUM VERSES, AND VALENTINES

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NEW YORK : HURST & COMPANY, 1890 NICE LOOKING BLACK COVER, BLACK DESIGN FRONT AND GOLD BLACK DESIGN SPINE. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT WITH THICK PAGES. NO PUBLISH DATE LISTED, CIRCA LATE 1800'S. VERY NICE ARTWORK THROUGHOUT. THIS BOOK IS QUITE INFORMATIONAL, FOR THE LOVER OF FLOWERS AND THEIR LANGUAGE. WONDERFUL INTERPRETATION AND BACKGROUND. POETRY FROM FAMOUS… Read more
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cover of A SMALLER ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE EAST; FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE CONQUEST OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

A SMALLER ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE EAST; FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE CONQUEST OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

by PHILIP SMITH, B.A.

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NEW YORK: Harper & Brothers, FRANKLIN SQUARE, 1872 RARE BOOK, DARK BROWN COVER, WEAR ON EDGES, GOLD PRINT AND DESIGN SPINE. NICE ARTWORK THROUGHOUT. FORMER OWNERS INSCRIPTION IN FRONT. TIGHT AND CLEAN. PREFACE STATES FOR SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES. LARGE NUMBER OF CHAPTERS WITH GOOD DETAIL. COVERS EGYPT, ASSYRIA, BABYLONIA, MEDIA, PERSIA, ASIA MINOR… Read more
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THE WORKS OF VIRGIL CONTAINING HIS PASTORAL'S, GEORGICS AND AENEIS, VOLUME I

by VIRGIL, TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH BY JOHN DRYDEN

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1748
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LONDON: F. AND R. TONFON AND S. DRAPER, 1748 RARE, NICE LOOKING DARK LEATHER HARD COVER, DECORATIVE RIBS ALONG SPINE, LIGHT WEAR, SMALL NICK OUT OF TOP SPINE, BACK COVER LOOSE AT THE TOP BUT STILL ATTACHED AND STABLE. PAGES ARE IN GOOD SHAPE, FIRST AND LAST BLANK PAGES GONE, VERY LIGHT FADED WRITING INSIDE FRONT COUPLE PAGES ON… Read more
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COLOR AND SUCCESSION OF BLOOM IN THE FLOWER BORDER

by H. STUART ORTLOFF and HENRY B. RAYMORE; LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

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GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK: DOUBLEDAY, DORAN AND COMPANY, INC., 1938 GREEN TEXTURED COVER, GOLD DESIGN FRONT PRINT SPINE. SPINE AREA LIGHTLY FADED. RARE BOOK, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. NICE PICTURES AND ARTWORK. 6 HALFTONES AND 11 ILLUSTRATIONS. 11 CHAPTERS INCLUDING DESIGN AND LOCATION OF BORDER, , BACKGROUND, STRUCTURE OF FLOWER BORDER, SELECTION OF PLANTS, SUCCESSION… Read more
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cover of THE ROMANCE OF NATURE; OR, THE POETICAL LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS.

THE ROMANCE OF NATURE; OR, THE POETICAL LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS.

by THOMAS MILLER; EDITED BY MRS. E. OAKES SMITH

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1860
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NEW YORK: J. C. RIKER, 1860 RARE BOOK, CIRCA 1860- NO DATE LISTED. LEATHER HARD COVER, GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND BACK, OUTSIDE OF SPINE MISSING, PAGES HAVE GOLD EDGES. BEAUTIFUL CLOR PLATES THROUGHOUT, LIGHT FOXING, TIGHT AND CLEAN. VERY DETAILED PRETTY ARTWORK. HEAVY PAGES, AMERICAN PREFACE, ENGLISH PREFACE, TIME AND THE FLOWERS, LOVE AND THE FLOWERS,… Read more
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cover of THE FLORAL KINGDOM; ITS HISTORY, SENTIMENT AND POETRY. A DICTIONARY OF PLANTS ILLUTRATED WITH POETRY AND ARTWORK THROUGHOUT.  INCLUDING CULTIVATION AND ANALYSIS OF PLANTS.

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FLORAL PARK, N.Y.: JOHN LEWIS CHILDS, 1893 RARE BOOK, BEAUTIFUL COVER IN RED WITH SILVER AND BLACK DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE. HEAVY BOOK, WONDERFUL DESIGN AND ARTISTRY THROUGHOUT. TIGHT AND CLEAN. LOVE THE ARTWORK AND DETAIL. TWO THOUSAND APPROPRIATE GEMS OF POETRY AND NEARLY 500 AUTHORS. ALPHABETICAL LIST. A PRACTICAL TREATISE FOR AMATEURS ON THE CULTIVATION AND ANALYSIS OF PLANTS INCLUDED.… Read more
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cover of THE POETRY OF FLOWERS AND FLOWERS OF POETRY; A SIMPLE TREATISE ON BOTANY, WITH FAMILIAR EXAMPLES AND A COPIOUS FLORAL DICTIONARY

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NEW YORK : J. C. RIKER, 1848 RARE BOOK, NICE LOOKING DARK BROWN. GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE. GOLD TRIM ON PAGE EDGES. AN INSCRIPTION GIVING THE BOOK TO SOMEONE IN 1853 IN FRONT. BEAUTIFUL PLATES OF FLOWERS THROUGHOUT. NICE INTRODUCTION, FLOWER DETAIL, BOTANY AND FLORAL DICTIONARY. TIGHT AND CLEAN WITH LIGHT FOXING. FOR THE LOVER OF FLOWERS. Frances Sargent… Read more
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cover of FLORA'S LEXICON: AN INTERPRETATION OF THE LANGUAGE AND SENTIMENT OF FLOWERS: WITH AN OUTLINE OF BOTANY, AND A POETICAL INTRODUCTION

FLORA'S LEXICON: AN INTERPRETATION OF THE LANGUAGE AND SENTIMENT OF FLOWERS: WITH AN OUTLINE OF BOTANY, AND A POETICAL INTRODUCTION

by CATHARINE H. WATERMAN

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1840
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PHILADELPHIA: HERMAN HOOKER, 1840 RARE BOOK. FIRST EDITION, GREAT DETAIL ON INDIVIDUAL FLOWERS WITH BOTANY AND POETRY. VERY NICE FOR THE FLOWER LOVER. FOUR BEAUTIFUL PLATES. DARK BROWN COVER, GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE, TIGHT AND CLEAN, LIGHT FOXING. NICE INDEXES OF INTERPRETATIONS AND FLOWERS IN BACK. INTERESTING AND ENTERTAINING BOOK. Catharine H. Esling (April 12, 1812 - April 6, 1897)… Read more
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cover of THE POLITICAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL ALLEGORY OF THE FIRST BOOK OF THE FAERIE QUEENE

THE POLITICAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL ALLEGORY OF THE FIRST BOOK OF THE FAERIE QUEENE

by FREDERICK MORGAN PADELFORD

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1911
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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: GINN AND COMPANY, 1911 NICE LOOKING MAROON COVER, GOLD PRINT SPINE. FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT. TIGHT AND CLEAN INSIDE. PADELFORD WAS THE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AT WSHINGTON UNIVERSITY. The Faerie Queene is an English epic poem by Edmund Spenser. Books I–III were first published in 1590, then republished in 1596 together with books IV–VI. The… Read more
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cover of SCOTT'S STANDARD POSTAGE STAMP CATALOGUE

SCOTT'S STANDARD POSTAGE STAMP CATALOGUE

by EDITED BY HUGH M. CLARK AND THERESA M. CLARK

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1938
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NEW YORK: SCOTT PUBLICATIONS, INC., 1938 VERY NICE LOOKING LIGHT BROWN TEXTURED COVER, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE, CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGOUT. GREAT DEAL OF INFORMATION AND STAMP PICTURES THROUGHOUT. INFORMATION IS SEPARATED BY COUNTRY. The history of postal service of the United States began with the delivery of stampless letters, whose cost was borne by the receiving person, later also encompassed pre-paid… Read more
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cover of THE PRINCE OF INDIA OR WHY CONSTANTINOPLE FELL; TWO VOLUMES

THE PRINCE OF INDIA OR WHY CONSTANTINOPLE FELL; TWO VOLUMES

by LEW WALLACE

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NEW YORK : HARPER & BROTHERS, 1893 NICE LOOKING DARK BLUE 2 BOOK SET. 1,080 PAGES TOTAL.GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE, SILVER AND RED DESIGN FRONT. CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. FIRST BOOK HAS 4 SECTIONS THE EARTH AND SEA, PRINCE OF INDIA, PRICESS IRENE AND PALACE OF BLACHERNE. SECOND BOOK HAS 3 SECTIONS THE PALACE OF BLACHERNE CONTINUED, MIRZA AND… Read more
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cover of THE NEW PITMAN PHONOGRAPHY, SINGLE STEM METHOD; COURSE OF LESSONS IN THE BENN PITMAN SYSTEM

THE NEW PITMAN PHONOGRAPHY, SINGLE STEM METHOD; COURSE OF LESSONS IN THE BENN PITMAN SYSTEM

by PARKE SCHOCH, A.M.

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PHILADELPHIA: T.C. DAVIS & SONS, INC., 1931 RARE BOOK. DARK GREEN COVER, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. PREFACE AND INTRODUCTION REGARDING PHONETICS. TWO PARTS GREATLY DETAILED ON THE PITMAN PHONOGRAPHY. WRITING BY SOUND IS CALLED PHONOGRAPHY. Pitman shorthand is a system of shorthand for the English language developed by Englishman Sir Isaac Pitman (1813–1897), who first… Read more
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cover of THE SEVEN SEALS OF SCIENCE; AN ACCOUNT OF THE UNFOLDMENT OF ORDERLY KNOWLEDGE & ITS INFLUENCE ON HUMAN AFFAIRS

THE SEVEN SEALS OF SCIENCE; AN ACCOUNT OF THE UNFOLDMENT OF ORDERLY KNOWLEDGE & ITS INFLUENCE ON HUMAN AFFAIRS

by JOSEPH MAYER, PH.D.

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1927
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NEW YORK : THE CENTURY CO., 1927 BLUE GREEN TEXTURED COVER, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. FORMER BOOK OF THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY LIBRARY. CLEAN AND TIGHT INSIDE WITH NORMAL LIBRARY MARKINGS, MAYER WAS HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND SOCIOLOGY IN TUFT'S COLLEGE. LARGE NUMBER OF ILLUSTRATIONS OF FAMOUS SCIENTISTS AND PICTURES. 14 CHAPTERS: BOOK… Read more
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cover of THE FAR EAST MUST BE UNDERSTOOD

THE FAR EAST MUST BE UNDERSTOOD

by H. VAN STRAELEN, S.V.D.

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1945
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LONDON: LUZAC & CO., 1945 LIGHT BROWN COVER, CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. PREFACE BY PROFESSOR DR. DJANG TSUKUNG. INTRODUCTION BY STRAELEN, LONDON, 1945. VERY INTERESTING BOOK WRITTEN FROM AUTHORS RESEARCH AND AND CONSULTATION WITH MANY INDIVIDUALS KNOWLEDGEABLE OF THE FAR EAST. TOPICS INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO WORLD STAGE, INFORMATION/ DISINFORMATION, DIPLOMAT OF FUTURE, FAR EAST DRAWS NEARER, VALEDICTORY, BIBLIOGRAPHY. VERY… Read more
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THE MAN MENCKEN; A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SURVEY

by ISAAC GOLDBERG

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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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cover of HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF PERU; UNIVERSAL EDITION, 2 VOLUMES

HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF PERU; UNIVERSAL EDITION, 2 VOLUMES

by WILLIAM H. PRESCOTT; EDITED BY JOHN FOSTER KIRK

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1874
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PHILADELPHIA: J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY, 1874 VERY NICE LOOKING DARK BLUE COVERS, GOLD DESIGN AND PRINT SPINES. 510 PAGES AND 530 PAGES EACH BOOK. CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. VERY LIGHT FOXING IN FRONT AND BACK INSIDE COVERS OF Volume I. FRANCISCO PIZARRO FRONTISPIECE PICTURE VOLUME ONE, PEDRO DE LA CASCA, VICEROY OF PERU IS FRONTISPECE VOLUME II. WONDERFUL DETAIL… Read more
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YESTERDAYS IN LITTLE OLD NEW YORK, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION

by JAMES H. CALLENDER

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1929
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NEW YORK: DORLAND PRESS, 1929 VERY NICE LOOKING BLACK LEATHER COVER, GOLD PRINT AND DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. LIMITED EDITION 1820 OF 2500, SIGNED BY CALLENDER. ALEXANDER HAMILTON (1757-1804) PICTURE SET AS FRONTISPIECE. A GREAT NUMBER OF PICTURES AND PAINTINGS THROUHOUT. HENRY HUDSON, AN ENGLISH EXPLORER IN THE 17TH CENTURY, IS THE SUBJECT… Read more
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cover of RIVERS OF NORTH AMERICA, A READING LESSON FOR STUDENTS OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY

RIVERS OF NORTH AMERICA, A READING LESSON FOR STUDENTS OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY

by ISRAEL C. RUSSELL

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1898
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NEW YORK: G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS, 1898 RARE BOOK IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, GREEN COVER, GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND PRINT SPINE, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT, HEAVY PAGES, 40 NICE ILLUSTRATIONS. GREAT DETAIL FROM RUSSELL. NINE CHAPTERS. DECAY OF ROCKS, LAWS OF STREAMS, HARDNESS OF ROCKS ON SIDE SCENERY, MATERIAL CARRIED BY STREAMS, STREAM DEPOSITS, TERRACES, DEVELOPEMENT, RIVER CHARACTERISTICS,… Read more
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cover of FABLES FROM AFAR, ALDINE SUPPLEMENTARY READERS

FABLES FROM AFAR, ALDINE SUPPLEMENTARY READERS

by CATHERINE T. BRYCE, ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS CLEVELAND

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1910
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NEW YORK : NEWSOM & COMPANY, 1910 RARE BOOK, GREEN COVER WITH BLACK PRINT, ELEPHANT AND MONKEY ON THE FRONT. WORN, PIECE OF MASKING TAPE ALONG SPINE, INSIDE FRONT COVER INDICATES WAS LIBRARY BOOK MONONGAHELA CITY SCHOOL, FIRST BLANK PAGE MISSING, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT, ARTWORK VERY NICE. 6 PAGES WITH SMALL PIECES SCOTCH TAPE. FABLES FROM INDIA, CHINA, JAPAN… Read more
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