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Essays Irish and American

by Yeats, John Butler

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1918
Condition
Good
Edition
"Reprinted, December, 1918
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$22.95

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Dublin: The Talbot Press Ltd., 1918. 95 pages plus 4 pages of ads. Frontispiece photograph of the author, John Butler Yeats. Navy blue full cloth binding is a bit worn at corners and spine gutters show some closed tears. Paper spine lable is dark toned and the front cover label is also lightly soiled. Hinges are starting and worn… Read more
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$22.95
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Porters' New System of Mathematics :

by Porter, J. H. & R.

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1843
Condition
Good++
Edition
"Third Edition"
Item Price
$125.00

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Hartford: John G. Wells, 1843. 72 pages. This copy is moderately soiled and used, yet all text legible and pages firmly bound in. Pages do have some water staining. The complete title of this little working-man's math book is " Porters' New System of Mathematics: with the addition of a complete READY RECKONER. For the use of farmers and mechanics".… Read more
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$125.00
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The Origin of Species

by Darwin, Charles , M.A.,LL.D., F.R.S.

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Condition
Very Good+++
Edition
"Reprinted from the Sixth London Editio.
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$49.95

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New York: HURST & COMPANY, 501 pages, includes 11 page glossary and a 14 page index.TEG The full maroon cloth binding with decorative staping and gilt spine title is lightly edge-worn and faded but spine gilt title and dec. remains pleasingly readable. Text is complete, clean and firmly bound. Frontipiece portrait on Charles Darwin. Complete title ; "The… Read more
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$49.95
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Origin of Species

by Darwin, Charles , M.A., F.R.S.

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1902
Condition
Very Good+++
Edition
Edition; None Stated
Item Price
$74.95

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New York: American Home Library Company, 1902. 356 pages including 18 page glossary and 19 page index. TEG. Full cloth green binding in very clean solid, condition, Hinges a little shaken and starting on the insides. Frontispiece of C. Darwin . Text complete, clean and sharp, Text block uncut with many pages unopened ! A very nicely preserved older… Read more
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$74.95
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Karl Marx On America and the Civil War.

by Padover, Saul K. (Editor & Translator)

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
"First Edition"
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$49.95

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New York et al.: McGraw-Hill Book Company, , 1972. 298 pages, including 19 pages of biographical and subject indexes. Luxurious silken black cloth library collection binding is in beautiful condition. Text sharp, complete, crisp. Dust-jacket lightly rubbed but NO tears, now protected. This is Volume 2 of The Karl Marx Library. An excellent copy to complete Your set.. "First Edition".… Read more
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$49.95
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MORIBANA & HEIKWA Selected Flower Arrangements of the Ohara School

by Ohara, Koun ( "Arranged By ...")

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1935
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
"Second Published in October MCMXXXV".
Item Price
$149.99

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Japan: Jigyokudo: JapanJigyokudo, 1935. Apox. 100 pages .... accordian style binding. The green silk binding of this copy exhibits some light wear along the edges but remains bright, solid, square complete and clean. Text and full-clour drawings are bright as new. 50 absolutely beautiful hand colored renderings of examples of Moribana flower/bonsai arrangements. Text in both Japanese &… Read more
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$149.99
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The Haldeman Diaries.

by Haldeman, H.R.

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1994
Condition
As New
Edition
"First Edition"
Item Price
$24.95

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New York: G.P. Putnam Sons, 1994. 698 pages, including the 13 page index. The binding, text and dust-jacket are in "As New" condition. This is a collectible, First Edition copy of the political diaries of H.R. Haldeman; President Nixon's Chief-of-Staff for four and one half years, highlighted (to say the least) in the Watergate affair.Quite relevant reading for the well-informed....… Read more
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$24.95
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The Swamp , The Everglades, Florida and the Politics of Paradise

by Grunwald, Michael

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
None Stated
Item Price
$15.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. 450 pages includes a 15 page index and 61 pages of notes. Binding, text and dust-jacket in very good condition, the DJ is just a little rough around the edges, but NO tears. Previous owner's name on the FFendpaper. An engrossing environmental read and also quite relevant today as this area is again facing… Read more
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$15.95
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Chow! Secrets of Chinese Cooking With Select Recipes

by Wang, Mrs. Dolly Chow

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good++
Edition
"Seventh Edition"
Item Price
$23.00

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Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965. . 174 pages. Bound in orange paper-over-boards with bright gilt device centered on the top board also bright spine gilt lettering. Solid, square, firm and clean; with some minor edge wear and light soiling and staining on the boards. Previous owner's name on the FFendpaper. Internally clean, bright, sharp and… Read more
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$23.00
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A History of Education in Modern Times

by Graves, Frank Pierrepont ; Phd.

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1930
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Edition
Item Price
$30.00

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New York: The Macmillian Company, 1930. . 410 pages [xv] including a 5 page index. Full hunter-green cloth bound with gilt spine lettering.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright, clean and completely unmarked.The text is complete, clean, sharp and completely unmarked, also.The top edge of the text block is a bit dust toned, otherwise this copy is "As New" except… Read more
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$30.00
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Weavers and Other Workers

by Hall, Jennie

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1933
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Edition
Item Price
$40.00

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New York - Chicago - San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1933. . 184 pages. Frontispiece plate, "A Persian Prayer Rug". Golden-rod cloth with Persian rug design stamped in black on the upper board's cover, with title and author also in black.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright and clean.The complete text is also clean, crisp and completely unmarked. Everything,… Read more
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$40.00
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Apollo , An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages

by Reinach, S.

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good++
Edition
Later Edition
Item Price
$39.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. . 350 pages [xvi] including a 10 page index.Tissue guarded frontispiece, "The Madonna Di San Sisto"(Dresden Gallery). Full green cloth bound with a gilt Greek medallion (bust of Apollo) and title lettering also of bright gilt on the upper board's cover.Spine lettering gilt bright. This copy with only some light wear along the edges… Read more
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$39.00
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An Outline History of Rome

by Vincent and Joy, John H. and James R.

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1889
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition - SD
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Chautauqua Press, 1889. . 249 pages includes a 5 page index. Bound in full brown cloth with black decoration framing a gilt emblem of "The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle"; this copy is very bright, tight (appears unread), solid, square, clean and unmarked except for a previous owner's name and bookplate on the first (paste-down) endpaper.The FFendpaper does… Read more
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$40.00
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Captains of Adventure

by Pocock, Roger

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1913
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Edition; None Stated; NAP
Item Price
$44.00

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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1913. . 376 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte. Full navy-blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and a blind-stamped palm-treed island on the upper board along with bright gilt spine lettering.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright and clean. Some very light soiling, but otherwise sharp with clean, unworn edges. Both binding and text appear nearly… Read more
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$44.00
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Captain Thomas A. Scott , Master Diver

by Smith, F. Hopkinson

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition - SD
Item Price
$90.00

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Boston: American Unitarian Association, 1908. 76 pages.TEG. Uncut pages. Full green cloth decorated with black shield framed in flowers and gilt lettering on the upper board along with gilt spine lettering.This copy is solid, square, tight and bright. Some soiling to the boards but no fraying, what-so-ever. Internally, the text is complete, clean, sharp and unmarked. A nicely bound edition… Read more
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$90.00
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The Path of Life

by Swedenborg, Emanuel

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1913
Condition
Very Good++
Edition
"Third Edition"
Item Price
$104.00

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New York: The New-Church Press, 1913. . 251 pages [xxi] including a 3 page index.TEG. Bound in full brick-red cloth with blocked gilt title on the upper board along with spine lettering also in gilt.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright and clean. Lightly worn, with some minor spotting on the lower board.The text is complete, bright, clean, sharp… Read more
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$104.00
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Children of Ol' Man River; The Life and Times of a Showboat Trouper

by Bryant, Billy

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good++
Edition
"Christmas, 1988"
Item Price
$20.00

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Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1988. 354 pages [lxix] plus 4 pages of book ads.The binding is full cloth, brown, with gilt publisher logo on the upper board and lettering on the spine, also of gilt.This copy is solid, square, tight, exceptionally bright and clean. Internally, the text is complete and crisp.The FFendpaper has been cut out and… Read more
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$20.00
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Matt Talbot, Alcoholic

by Dolan, Albert H.; O. Carm.

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1947
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
"Second Printing, April, 1947"
Item Price
$70.00

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Edgewood, N.J., And Chicago, Ill.: The Carmelite Press, 1947. 47 pages.This booklet is bound in full blue cloth with bright gilt lettering on the top board.The binding and text are solid, square, tight, bright, clean and unmarked except for a previous owner's name and address on the FFendpaper. Initially printed as a booklet, the red card-stock cover, with lettering and… Read more
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$70.00
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The Standard Book of Bidding

by Goren, Charles H.

Seller
Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1948
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
"New Revised Edition"
Item Price
$15.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1948. . 308 pages. Full green cloth binding with gilt decorated and lettered spine.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright, clean and unmarked except for some toning on the FFendpaper. Nearly in "As New" condition, and appears unread. Introduction by W. Somerset Maugham. Detailed and clearly defined strategies for the educated bridge player..… Read more
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$15.00
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The Life of Martin Luther

by Kostlin, Julius

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Benjamin Hish, Bookseller
Published
1883
Condition
Good
Edition
Edition; None Stated
Item Price
$40.00

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Philadelphia: Lutheran Publication Society, 1883. . 496 pages including a 6 page index. Black endpapers. Bevelled boards.The binding is of full brown cloth, heavily decorated with black floral panels and a gilt scene of Luther and Melanchton busy with Bible translation, on the top board, along with a gilt panel framing the title in black.The binding is well worn particularly… Read more
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$40.00