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SUMMONED BY BELLS.

By Betjeman, John.

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. First American edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Near Fine/Good. Octavo, 8 1/2, 97 pages, green quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a good dust jacket, slightly soiled and edge worn with short tears and chipping at the top of the back strip. Autobiography in verse by popular English poet.

$7.50

Memoirs, Speeches, and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr.

By Robert Rantoul, Jr.; Luther Hamilton, Editor

Boston, Massachusetts: John P. Jewett and Co., 1854. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Memoir of an early Abolitionist. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall. xii + 864 pages, embossed brown cloth, previous owner's name on front endpaper, gilt title on spine. A good, clean, hardcover first edition overall BUT with fraying to backstrip ends, boards exposed along bottom edges and top corners, hinges cracked and frontispiece portrait removed; yet binding is solid and paper clean and lightly yellowed. A good reading copy.

$45.00

John Graham Brooks, Helen Lawrence Brooks, 1846 - 1938: A Memorial

By [John Graham Brooks] Dr. George W. Coleman, et al]

Boston, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1940. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 63 pages, dark blue cloth with gilt titles; b&w photographs. A very good, clean, neat hardcover with little shelf wear and some rubbing at the back strip.

$12.50

Memoir of Hon. Samuel Crocker Cobb

By Bugbee, James M.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: University Press/John Wilson, 1892. Original Wraps. Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall. 15 pages; reprint of the Massachusetts Historical Society. A good copy with chipping to cover wraps, string binding secure, pages lightly yellowed.

$28.50