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BLACK BEAUTY, THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A HORSE; WITH FORTY ILLUSTRATIONS

by ANNA SEWELL

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1900
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CHICAGO: W. B. CONKEY COMPANY, 1900 LIGHT BROWN COVER, RED AND BLACK DESIGN ON FRONT AND BLACK PRINT SPINE. VERY NICE BOOK, FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT, FRONTISPIECE IS LOOSE BUT VERY NICE ARTWORK OF BLACK BEAUTY. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT OTHERWISE, 40 ILLUSTRATTIONS. NO DATE INSIDE, CIRCA 1900. GREAT GIFT FOR THE HORSE LOVER. … Read more
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FAMOUS PLANES AND FAMOUS FLIGHTS

by JOHN WINSLOW

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Published
1940
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NEW YORK: THE PLATT & MUNK CO. INC., 1940 NICE LOOKING BOOK, RED COVER, COVER IN LIGHT BLUE, ORANGE, YELLOW, BROWN, DARK BLUE PRINT. CLEAN AND TIGHT INSIDE, BEAUTIFUL ARTWORK, THICK PAGES, LARGER PRINT. Detail on the different planes and flights. FOR THE LOVER OF PLANES, FLIGHTS AND HISTORY. ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.
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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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ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY, WITH EIGHTY ILLUSTRATIONS

by REVERUND JOHN GEORGE WOOD, J. G. WOOD

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Published
1897
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PHILADELPHIA: HENRY ALTEMUS COMPANY, 1897 VERY NICE LOOKING BOOK, FRONT COVER SHOWS A TIGER IN BLACK OUTLINES IN GREEN GRASS, ORANGE PRINT ON FRONT. CHALK MARK ON 1ST BLANK PAGE, LIGHT FOXING IN THE BACK COUPLE PAGES, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. COLOR FRONTISPIECE SHOWING MONKEYS AND PARROT. GREAT NUMBER OF ANIMALS, PICTURES AND DETAIL. ALTEMUS YOUNG PEOPLES LIBRARY EDITION. John… Read more
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PUSS IN BOOTS AND OTHER STORIES

by VARIOUS NA

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Published
1890
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NEW YORK: A. L. BURT COMPANY, 1890 BEAUTIFUL COVER, LIGHTLY WORN, GRAY WITH ORANGE DECORATION AND PICTURE FRONT, FRONTISPIECE SHOWS COLOR PUSS IN BOOTS, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. ARTWORK PICTURES THROUGHOUT. 39 STORIES THROUGHOUT. GREAT OLD STORIES THAT ARE QUITE INTERESTING. SOME ARE THE TRUE STORY OF LIONS, SANTA CLAUS DOES NOT FORGET, SEEING THE WORLD, A PET MULE, PETE'S… Read more
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A STANDARD DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE; TWO VOLUMES

by ISAAC K. FUNK, EDITOR AND CHIEF; TWO HUNDRED SPECIALISTS AND OTHER SCHOLARS

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Published
1894
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NEW YORK: FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY, 1894 RARE 2 VOLUME SET IN GOOD CONDITION, CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. VERY NICE INSIDE. BLACK COVERS WITH GOLD PRINT SPINE, SLIGHT WEAR TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE. LARGE, HEAVY SET, 2318 PAGES, SHIPPING MAY NEED TO BE INCREASED. BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT. "DESIGNED TO GIVE , IN COMPLETE AND… Read more
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THE GHOST DANCE, ORIGINS OF RELIGION

by WESTON LA BARRE

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Published
1970
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1st Edition
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GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970 NICE FIRST EDITION ABOUT A NATIVE AMERICAN RELIGIOUS DANCE, THE GHOST DANCE. GREAT DETAIL INTO THE HISTORY AND A GOOD INDEX IN THE BACK. DARK BLUE COVER WITH GOLD PRINT SPINE, MARKINGS OF A NORMAL LIBRARY BOOK FRONT AND BACK. TIGHT AND CLEAN PAGES. PREFACE, INTRODUCTION, NOTES, LA BARRE WROTEOTHER BOOKS… Read more
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MUSIC ON RECORDS; A NEW GUDE TO THE MUSIC, THE PERFORMANCES, THE RECORDINGS

by BERNARD H. HAGGIN

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Published
1942
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2nd Edition
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NEW YORK : ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1942 BLACK COVER WITH PRINT ON SPINE. TIGHT AND CLEAN INSIDE. INDEX IN THE BACK. INTRODUCTION, THE MUSIC, THE RECORDED PERFORMANCES, A LIBRARY, JAZZ AND THE PHONOGRAPH. A TERRIFIC BOOK FOR THE LOVER OF MUSIC AND ITS HISTORY. Bernard H. Haggin (December 29, 1900 - May 28, 1987) was an American music critic. He was… Read more
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THE CASTLES OF ENGLAND, THEIR STORY AND STRUCTURE; 2 VOLUMES

by SIR JAMES D. MACKENZIE, BARONET OF SCATWELL AND TARBAT

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Published
1896
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1st American
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NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN CO., 1896 BEAUTIFUL BOOK SET IN TWO VOLUMES. 923 PAGES TOTAL, 475 1ST BOOK AND 448 SECOND. LARGE & HEAVY AT 11.45 POUNDS TOTAL WHICH COULD ACCOUNT FOR EXTRA SHIPPING. BLACK COVER WITH GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE, GOLD TRIM TOP OF PAGES. FORMER OWNERS NAME IN FRONT, CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. FORTY… Read more
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PARLOR GAMES AND PARTIES, FOR YOUNG AND OLD

by CARLETON B. CASE

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Published
1916
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1st Edition
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CHICAGO: SHREWESBURY PUBLISHING CO., 1916 NICE LOOKING DARK GREEN BOOK, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. 18 CHAPTERS. JOLLY PASTIMES, ST. VALENTINE, MARCH MERRYMAKING, THREE NEW BIRTHDAY PARTIES, HOME PARTIES FOR GROWNUPS, WAYS THAT INSURE GOOD TIMES, CHILDRENS MERRY FROLICS, PLAYGROUND, VACATION, OLD GAMES CHILDREN, LITTLE GIRLS, CANDY PULL, SURPRISE PARTY, KIDDIES, RAINY DAY,… Read more
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PARLIAMENTARY PRACTICE, AN INTRODUCTION TO PARLIAMENTARY LAW

by GENERAL HENRY M. ROBERT

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Published
1921
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1st Edition
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NEW YORK: THE CENTURY CO., 1921 DARK GREEN COVER WITH RAISED DESIGN FRONT, GOLD PRINT SPINE, TIGHT INSIDE. FORMER OWNER NAME IN FRONT, SMALL NOTES AT THE TOP OF 3 PAGES IN FRONT. 24 CHAPTERS WITH GREAT DETAIL THROUGHOUT. MOTIONS, DEBATE, AMENDMENTS, COMMITTEES, QUESTION, DRILL, OFFICERS AND DUTIES, QUORUM, RULES OF ASSEMBLY, VOTING, ELECTIONS, GROUPS, MISC., PARLIAMENTARY LAW AND MORE. Parliamentary… Read more
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THE DOG IN ACTION, A STUDY OF ANATOMY AND LOCOMOTION AS APPLYING TO ALL BREEDS

by MCDOWELL LYON

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Published
1968
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5TH PRINTING
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NEW YORK: HOWELL BOOK HOUSE INC., 1968 VERY NICE RED COVER WITH DARKER DESIGN INTERMINGLED. GOLD DESIGN FRONT OF DOG, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. INTRODUCTION, 18 CHAPTERS, GLOSSARY AND INDEX. GREAT INFORMATION AND DETAIL WITH NICE ART THROUGHOUT. DOG ENGINEERS, DOGS AS WE HAVE MADE THEM, CONFORMATION, THE DOGS SLOW GAITS, THE DOGS FAST GAITS, LOCOMOTION, LATERAL DISPLACEMENT,… Read more
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OUR OWN COUNTRY A PICTURESQUE AMERICA

by JAMES COX; REVISED BY WILLIAM S. BRYAN

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Published
1913
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Revised
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ST. LOUIS, MO.: JNO. W. CORLEY PUBLISHING & PROMOTION CO., 1913 WONDERFUL BOOK WITH A LARGE NUMBER OF PHOTOS THROUGHOUT. OUR OWN COUNTRY REPRESENTING OUR NATIVE LAND AND ITS SLENDID NATURAL SCENERY, RIVERS, LAKES, WATERFALLS, GEYSERS, GLACIERS, MOUNTAINS, CANONS, ENTRANCING LANDSCAPES, HISTORIC HOMES, PLACES AND SCENES. REPRODUCED IN A SERIES OF SUPERB ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS, WITH GRAPHIC HISTORICAL DESCRIPTIONS… Read more
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NEW YORK: CHAUTAUQUA PRESS, 1886 NICE LOOKING GREEN COVER WITH SOME WEAR, GOLD PRINT AND DESIGN FRONT WITH BLACK IN DESIGN, SPINE SHOWING SAME. FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT SHOWING DATE OF SEP. 22, 1886. 62 CHAPTERS, 16 ILLUSTRATIONS, 15 MAPS SHOWING DIFFERENT BRITAIN TIME PERIODS. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT. A GREAT AMOUNT OF DETAIL AND VERY INTERESTING… Read more
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THE PILGRIMS PROGRESS; WITH A LIFE OF BUNYAN BY JAMES ANTHONY FROUDE

by JOHN BUNYAN; LIFE OF BUNYAN BY JAMES ANTHONY FROUDE

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Published
1890
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NEW YORK: A.L. BURT COMPANY, 1890 RARE BOOK, RED TEXTURED COVER AND SPINE, GOLD PRINT ON SPINE. FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT, CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. NO DATE, ESTIMATED CIRCA 1890. The Pilgrim's Progress from This World, to That Which Is to Come is a 1678 Christian allegory written by John Bunyan. It is regarded as one of… Read more
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QUO VADIS, A NARRATIVE OF THE TIME OF NERO

by HENRYK SIENKIEWICZ; TRANSLATED BY JEREMIAH CURTIN FROM POLISH

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Published
1897
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BOSTON: Little, Brown and Company, 1897 NICE LOOKING TEXTURED GREEN COVER, DARK GREEN DESIGN AND PRINT FRONT, SILVER PRINT SPINE. OWNERS INITIALS INSIDE FRONT, CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGHOUT. POPULAR EDITION, FRONTISPIECE PICTURE OF AUTHOR. WRITTEN LETTER FROM AUTHOR BEHIND TITLE PAGE. VERY NICE BOOK SND HISTORICAL FICTION STORY. Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero, commonly known as… Read more
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HUGH WYNNE FREE QUAKER, TWO VOLUMES

by S. WEIR MITCHELL (SILAS)

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Published
1898
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NEW YORK : THE CENTURY CO., 1898 NICE LOOKING TWO BOOK SET, GRAY COVER, RED PRINT FRONT AND SPINE, SLIGHT FADING SPINE. OWNERS LABEL INSIDE FRONT DATED 1898. CLEAN AND TIGHT INSIDE. 1ST BOOK 306 PAGES, 2ND BOOK 261 PAGES. Hugh Wynne was a popular American novel by Silas Weir Mitchell, who was also a medical… Read more
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FREEDOM'S TRIUMPH; THE WHY, WHEN AND WHERE OF THE EUROPEAN CONFLICT

by WOMAN'S WEEKLY

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Published
1919
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CHICAGO: THE MAGAZINE CIRCULATION CO. INC., 1919 NICE LOOKING LARGE BOOK WITH THE COVER IN MILITARY GREEN, BLACK PRINT FRONT WITH A SHIP SHOWING. CLEAN AND TIGHT INSIDE. A COLOR MAP IN THE FRONT OF "THE NEW EUROPE". WONDERFUL DETAIL AND GREAT NUMBER OF PICTURES THROUGHOUT. FOREWARD HAS BEAUTIFUL ARTWORK OF AN EAGLE, NEST AND BABIES… Read more
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LITERARY HAUNTS & HOMES, AMERICAN AUTHORS

by THEODORE F. WOLFE, M.D. PH.D.

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Published
1899
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Edition
2nd Edition
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PHILADELPHIA: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1899 LIGHT BROWN COVER, GOLD PRINT AND DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE, TIGHT, INSIDE FRONT COVER A FEW NOTES. WONDERFUL BOOK WITH DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT SECTIONS OF MANHATTAN, HOMES AND HAUNTS OF POE, BRYANT, WHITMAN, COOPER, IRVING AND KIPLING. GREAT DETAIL AND PICTURES OF HOMES. ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.
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THE REFORMATION

by REV. HUGH P. SMYTH

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Published
1922
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2nd Edition
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CHICAGO: EXTENSION PRESS, 1922 DARK GREEN COVER, GOLD PRINT FRONT AND SPINE, TIGHT AND CLEAN, CAUSES OF THE REFORMATION, EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, RELIGIOUS SECTS, OUTLOOK, CATHOLICISM. WEAKNESSES. GREAT DETAIL. The Reformation (alternatively named the Protestant Reformation or the European Reformation) was a movement within Western Christianity in the sixteenth-century Europe that posed a religious and political challenge to the Roman Catholic Church… Read more
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