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{American Fine Binding} An Erring Woman's Love

by Wilcox, Ella Wheeler (1850-1919); Illustrated by Louise Mears and W. P. Hooper

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1892
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$600.00

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New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, 1892. First Edition, 1892. 157 pp., 8vo, the full page illustrations are unpaginated. In publisher's black cloth with decorations in gilt, silver, and white, featuring two angels, white moire silk end papers, all edges gilt. Near Fine, rubs at spine ends and corners.RARE in such lovely condition, the gilt and silver bright, the moire… Read more
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Memoirs of Madame de Remusat 1802-1808. In Three Volumes

by Remusat, Madame de; with a Preface and Notes by Her Grandson, Paul de Remusat, Translated from the French by Mrs. Cashel Hoey and John Lillie

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1880
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1880. Three volumes in contemporary quarter red cloth over marbled boards. The bookplate of Thomas Taylor front paste downs, his name in ink at title page. Very Good, red cloth faded at spine, light edge wear, a clean, handsome set. . First American Edition. Quarter Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over… Read more
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image of Woman in France During the Eighteenth Century. In Two Volumes.

Woman in France During the Eighteenth Century. In Two Volumes.

by Kavanagh, Julia

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1893
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Later Edition
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$200.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893. Two volumes in signed G.P. Putnam's Sons fine binding of half crushed blue morocco over floral patterned paper covered boards, matching floral end papers, backs tooled in gilt, tops gilt. Very Good, front decorative end page Vol. I detached and with bottom corner creased and starting to tear, front joint Vol. II starting… Read more
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Life of Thomas Stothard, R.A.

by BRAY Mrs. (Anna Eliza)

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Published
1851
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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London: John Murray, 1851. xxiv, 246, (2), 16 pp. illustrated publisher's advertisements. In contemporary unsigned full pebbled brown morocco, all edges gilt, wide gilt inner dentelles, brown end papers, ribbon marker. Near Fine, slight rubbing at edges. With numerous illustrations from Stothard's works. . First Edition. Pebbled Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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image of Lives of the Queens of England from the Norman Conquest; with Anecdotes of Their Courts Now First Published from Official Records and Other Authentic Documents, Private as Well as Public; 12 Volumes, Complete

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London: Henry Colburn, 1841. Volumes I - III Second Editions, with corrections and additions, published 1841. Vols. IV - XII First Editions, published 1842-1847. Handsomely bound in contemporary unsigned half morocco over marbled boards with matching end papers and edges, the backs ornately gilt. Near Fine, bit of scattered toning, mainly at end pages, light rubbing at edges. Prior owner… Read more
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The Second Wooing of Salina Sue and Other Stories

by Stuart, Ruth McEnery

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1905
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1905. A lovely copy in Fine decorative binding, Near Fine overall, no jacket, top lightly soiled, light foxing at end papers only. Illustrations by Kemble and Frost. Small tidy gift inscription dated in year of publication. Louisiana author, one of her more uncommon titles. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over… Read more
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image of Record of a Girlhood (3 Vols.); Records of Later Life (3 Vols.); and  Further Records. 1848-1883 ( 2 Vols.)

Record of a Girlhood (3 Vols.); Records of Later Life (3 Vols.); and Further Records. 1848-1883 ( 2 Vols.)

by Kemble, Frances Anne (Fanny)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1878
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$800.00

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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1878. Published 1878, 1882, 1890, All First Editions. Uniformly finely bound in contemporary signed J. Adams, Binder half dark green calf over pale green buckram boards, backs with floral gilt tooling and red morocco labels, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. Very Good Plus, small corner chip to title label V.1 Later Days, light rubbing… Read more
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Little Memoirs of the Eighteenth Century and Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century ( Fine Bindings by Morrell )

by Paston, George (pseudonym of Emily Morse Symonds)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1901
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
Item Price
$400.00

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London and New York: Grant Richards / E. P. Dutton and Co., 1901. SCARCE as a set and in fine bindings. Signed Morrell of London bindings of half calf over peach buckram boards, gilt backs, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Near Fine, light rubbing at corners and edges, scrapes to calf top corner 19th Century. The bookplates of Theresa Shuman… Read more
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image of Transvestism)  Femmemirror, Reflections of FemmePersonators. Numbers 1 and 2, January and February, 1962

Transvestism) Femmemirror, Reflections of FemmePersonators. Numbers 1 and 2, January and February, 1962

by Prince, Virginia Charles ( Editor); Stevens, Barbara Elin (Contributor)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1962
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$250.00

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Los Angeles: Chevalier Publications / Publishers of TRANSVESTIA Magazine , 1962. RARE. The first two issues of this newsletter offshoot from the first transvestite magazine "Transvestia", founded by Virginia Charles Prince, considered the "Pioneer of the Transgender Movement". Printed on 8 1/2" x 14" paper, center-folded to make 8 1/2" x 7" booklets, stapled together top left, each issue… Read more
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A Pageant of Great Women.

by Hamilton, Cicely

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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London: The Suffrage Shop, 1910. SCARCE. First Printing of this early and noted play in the women's suffrage movement. In the original grey paper boards, titles to spine and front cover in red and black, publisher's device to rear cover in red, edges untrimmed, several pages uncut. Photographic frontispiece portrait of the author and 14 photographic plates of the… Read more
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We are Many; An Autobiography

by Bloor, Ella Reeve; Introduction by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

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Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: International Publishers, 1940. RARE. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page - To Anna, Mother Ella Reeve Bloor". Very Good, lacking the dust jacket, spine a bit faded, browned spot pp. 36-37 from old bookmark. "Mother" Bloor was an American labor organizer and long-time activist in the socialist and communist movements and a member of the… Read more
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The Idler in France. In Two Volumes

by Blessington, Marguerite ( Gardiner), Countess of

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1841
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$750.00

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London: Henry Colburn, 1841. SCARCE. Early travelogue written by female author and journalist. Two volumes in full contemporary polished calf, the backs with gilt lettering on two black morocco labels, end papers and edges marbled. Very Good, boards lightly soiled, end papers foxed but interior pages clean and bright. Non-author gift inscription dated 1844 first white front end page Vol.… Read more
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image of Henry III, King of France and Poland: His Court and Times. From Numerous Unpublished Sources, including MS. Documents in the Bibliotheque Impe´riale, and the Archives of France and Italy, Etc. In Three Volumes

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1888. Three volumes finely bound in contemporary chocolate crushed morocco, gilt lettering and tops, marbled end papers, wide gilt inner dentelles. Near Fine, slight rubbing to morocco at edges, interior quite clean and bright. The American edition quite SCARCE. A heavy set, additional postage will be requested for priority and international orders. Please inquire… Read more
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$425.00
image of The Old Régime; Court, Salons, and Theatres. In Two Volumes

The Old Régime; Court, Salons, and Theatres. In Two Volumes

by Catherine Charlotte, Lady Jackson

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1880
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1880. Two volumes finely bound in contemporary half polished calf over marbled boards, the backs ornately gilt with two morocco labels, edges and end papers marbled, the armorial bookplates of Harry C. Jenkins to paste downs. Near Fine, small chips to labels, light wear at edges of boards. Each volume with three portrait illustrations. .… Read more
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image of The Mabinogion, from the Welsh of the Llyfr Coch O Hergest (The Red Book of Hergest) in the Library of Jesus College Oxford

The Mabinogion, from the Welsh of the Llyfr Coch O Hergest (The Red Book of Hergest) in the Library of Jesus College Oxford

by Translated, with Notes, by Lady Charlotte Guest

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Published
1877
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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London: Bernard Quaritch , 1877. Bound in contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards, decorative gilt spine, top edge gilt, dark brown end papers. Small label rear paste down "Bound by the Hansard Publishing Union". Laid in a 4 page pamphlet "Historic Towns on the L.M & S.R. Holywell" by Basil M. Bazley. Very Good, wear at… Read more
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Memoirs of Madame Du Barri

by By the Translator of "Vidocq' (H. T. Riley)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1896
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$300.00

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London: H. S. Nichols, 1896. One of an unnumbered limited edition of 500 copies. Four volumes in publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering, rules and fleur-de-lys decorations, black end papers. Near Fine, small rubs at tips, scattered light toning at end papers. Translated from the French. Jeanne Bécu Du Barry (1743-1793) was the Louis XV of France. She was… Read more
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Caterina Sforza Vols. I and II

by Pasolini, Pier Desiderio

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1893
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$200.00

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Roma: Ermanno Loescher E. C., 1893. Volumes I and II only of this three volume set. Finely bound in contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, the intricately tooled in gilt and with red and yellow morocco labels with gilt lettering, marbled end papers, top edges dyed red. Both volumes with numerous illustrations and fold-outs,. Very Good Plus, marbling a bit… Read more
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image of The Dramatic Works of the Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre, with A New Account of Her Life . In Three Volumes

The Dramatic Works of the Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre, with A New Account of Her Life . In Three Volumes

by Mrs. (Susanna) Centlivre

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Published
1872
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$475.00

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London: John Pearson, 1872. RARE. This edition not seen at auction since 1949. (RBH). Tissue guarded frontispiece portrait Vol. I. The bookplates of prominent San Francisco banker John Dempster McKee. Three volumes with 1872 title pages and the 1760-61 title pages. Handsomely bound in contemporary half dark brown pebbled morocco over brick pebbled morocco, the backs with blind tooled decorations… Read more
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Memoirs of Mary, the Young Duchess of Burgundy, and Her Contemporaries

by COSTELLO, Louisa Stuart

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1853
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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London: Richard Bentley, 1853. RARE, last auction records 1915-16 (RBH), no current online offerings. Very Good, bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, lettering at spine faded away, five raised bands, plain brown end papers, marbled boards rubbed. xii, 416 pp. Born Feb. 13, 1457, died Mar.27, 1482 from injuries sustained from falling off a horse, Mary of Burgundy… Read more
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The Victorian Age of Literature. In Two Volumes

by Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1892
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: Lovell, Coryell & Co., 1892. Two volumes bound in signed W. Launder contemporary half dark brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettering and rules back, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, silk markers. Very Good, rubbed at corners and edges, gilt top dulled. Includes 16 engraved portraits, including such authors as Thomas Carlyle, John Stuart Mill, Harriet Martineau,… Read more
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