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GREEN PEAS, PICKED FROM THE PATCH OF INVISIBLE GREEN, ESQ. Illustrated by John McLenan

by [Crippen, William G.], Invisible Green [pseud.]; John McLenan, illus.

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[1856]
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New York and Cincinnati: Livermore & Rudd; Moore, Wilstach, Keys, & Overend, [1856]. First edition. New York: Livermore & Rudd; Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys, & Overend, [printed by William Overend, Cincinnati, c.r. 1856]. 12mo. 311 pages. [10] pages publisher's illustrated ads (Livermore & Rudd) including a full-page ad for the present work. Illustrated with title page vignette and woodcuts… Read more
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GREEN PEAS, PICKED FROM THE PATCH OF INVISIBLE GREEN, ESQ. Illustrated by John McLenan

by [Crippen, William G.], Invisible Green [pseud.]; John McLenan, illus.

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[1856]
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New York: Livermore & Rudd; Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys, & Overend, [printed by William Overend, Cincinnati, c.r. 1856]. 12mo. 311 pages. [10] pages publisher's illustrated ads (Livermore & Rudd) including a full-page ad for the present work. Illustrated with title page vignette and woodcuts in the text. Original embossed red cloth stamped in gilt on the spine. 20 x 14… Read more
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KATHERINE DOUGLAS; OR, PRINCIPLE DEVELOPED

by Coppard, S. Selby

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Published
1850
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New York: J.C. Riker, 1850. 12mo. 237 pages, plus frontispiece and extra engraved title page. Original purple cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and with gilt centerpiece on each cover. [19 cm.] Spine faded and with wear and tears at ends; corners worn. Heavy circular stains and impressions on covers,… Read more
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THE MONKEY-KING AND OTHER POEMS

by Saxe, John G[odfrey]

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Published
1860, [c.r. 1859]
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First edition
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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860, [c.r. 1859]. Small 8vo. 179, [1] pages, including half-title, plus frontispiece portrait of the author. 16-page publisher's catalog at rear dated Oct. 1859. Original brown cloth with gilt spine lettering; covers ruled and decorated in blind; brown coated endpapers. [18.5 cm.] Spine worn at ends and in vertical… Read more
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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON

by Cooke, George Willis

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Published
1908
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First edition
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Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., [printed by the Riverside Press, Cambridge], 1908. 8vo. ix, [1], 340 pages, plus frontispiece portrait. Original maroon cloth with printed paper spine label. [22.8 cm.] Good. Spine faded to tan and worn at head; boards unevenly faded and with some spotting. Minor offsetting to title… Read more
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image of A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF SIDNEY LANIER ... An Address Delivered before The Georgia Historical Society, at Savannah on the 5th of December, 1887

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Savannah, Ga.: Printed for the [Georgia Historical] Society, [by] Townsend, Printer and Binder, 1888. 25 pages. Original printed pale green wraps with cover title reading: "Sidney Lanier." [24 cm.] Good plus. Tiny chips to spine ends, short closed tear and minor crease at base of front wrap. Front free endpaper has three very… Read more
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THE PERSONALITY OF EMERSON

by Sanborn, F[ranklin] B[enjamin]

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Published
1903
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First edition
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Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed, [printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press], 1903. [6], 133, [2] pages, plus frontispiece portrait and four facsimile leaves reproducing two letters. Original quarter beige cloth and dark gray paper covered boards with printed paper spine label. [24.9 cm.] A good copy. Tiny chips to spine label, not affecting… Read more
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image of SIDNEY LANIER.  [Cover title.]  DELIVERED BEFORE THE KANSAS ACADEMY OF LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE AT ITS NINTH ANNUAL MEETING AT BAKER UNIVERSITY, BALDWIN, APRIL SEVENTH, MDCCCXCII.  [Title page.]  President's Address.  [Caption title, p. 3.]

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[Publisher unknown], 1892. Oblong pamphlet measuring 20 x 13 cm. 34 pages. Original beige coated-paper wraps with an alligator skin texture; gilt cover title; top edge gilt. Some faint soiling to wraps, leaves a little toned, still near fine. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED BY SIDNEY LANIER'S WIDOW, MARY DAY LANIER, at the head of the first page of text. There… Read more
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THE PIONEERS, OR THE SOURCES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA; A DESCRIPTIVE TALE

by [Cooper, James Fenimore]

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Published
1832
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$250.00

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Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. Two volumes. 12mo (signed in sixes). 284 and 327 pages. Edges untrimmed. Original quarter cloth over boards with printed paper spine labels. [19.5 cm.] Most of spine label lost on first volume; label on second volume a little chipped, but lettering is largely intact. Else a… Read more
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BRET HARTE

by Scharnhorst, Gary

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Published
[1992]
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First edition
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New York: Twayne Publishers, [1992]. xv, 151 pages. Original cloth. [22.2 cm.] Fine in fine dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. Review copy with slip laid-in.
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Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, [1990]. vi, 170 pages; illustrated with a few photographs printed with the text. Original cloth. [23.4 cm.] Fine in fine dust jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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BRET HARTE, PRINCE AND PAUPER

by Nissen, Axel

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Published
[2000]
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Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, [2000]. xxiii, 326 pages, plus four double-sided plates. Original quarter cloth and boards. [23.5 cm.] Fine in fine dust jacket. FIRST EDITION.
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THE HILL OF PAINS

by Parker, Gilbert

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Published
[1899]
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First edition
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Boston: Richard G. Badger & Co., [1899]. [1] leaf, 151 pages, plus [1] page ads. Original red cloth stamped in black. [16.2 cm.] Very good plus. Tiny bump to edge of front board, minor rubbing to cloth, a few small spots to front endpapers. Faint foxing to gutters of some leaves, interior is… Read more
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TOM GROGAN

by Smith, F[rancis] Hopkinson; Charles S[tanley] Reinhart, illus.

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Published
1896
Edition
Second printing
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Boston and N.Y.: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., [printed by] the Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1896. [6], 246, [1] pages, plus one page ads. Complete with frontispiece and 18 plates (inserted, but reckoned in the pagination), with tissue guard for frontispiece. Original green cloth with cover illustration in red, white and black against a gold background, and gilt… Read more
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A HISTORY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE

by Holliday, Carl

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Published
1906
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First edition
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New York and Washington: Neale Pub. Co., 1906. 406 pages. Original tan cloth stamped in gold with maroon rules; top edge gilt. [21.6 cm.] Ex-Sondley Reference Library with call sticker on spine and light internal markings. Else good plus. Light wear, spine tanned, light soiling to cloth, but sound and internally clean.… Read more
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A MORTAL ANTIPATHY. First Opening of The New Portfolio

by Holmes, Oliver Wendell

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Published
1885
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Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., [printed by] the Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1885. [4], 307 pages, plus [1] page ad for author's works at front and 13 page publisher's catalog at rear. Original dark green cloth over beveled boards, stamped in gold. Top edge gilt; dark gray coated endpapers. [19.9 cm.] Spine… Read more
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CLARA'S POEMS

by [Cole], Clara [i.e. Charlotte Clara Marling Cole]; [John Leake Marling, subject and contributor]

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Published
1861
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First edition
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1861. 304 pages, plus engraved title page and four plates. Original dark purple cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; all edges gilt. 21.5 x 13.5. Ex-Sondley Reference Library with a faint reminder of removed call number at the base of the spine, tasteful bookplate on the front pastedown, embossed stamp on the engraved title… Read more
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DR. HOLMES'S BOSTON

by Holmes, [Oliver Wendell]; Caroline Ticknor, ed.

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Published
1915
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First edition
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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1915. xiv, [2], 213, [1] pages. Original embossed green cloth stamped in gold. [25.3 cm]. Very nearly fine with bookplate of American industrialist, Franklin S. Terry, on the front pastedown. [Terry (1862-1926) was the founder of the Sunbeam Incandescent Light Company and co-founder of the National Electric… Read more
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ALL SORTS OF STATEMENTS

by Hillyer, Carlton

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Published
1893
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First edition
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$60.00

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Augusta: Richards & Shaver, 1893. 143 pages. Original embossed maroon cloth stamped in gold. [19.8 cm.] Ex-Sondley Reference Library with no external markings. Tasteful bookplate on front pastedown, embossed stamp on a few leaves including title, and number stamp on verso of title and in margin of one other page. Else very… Read more
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