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SEEING THE SUNNY SOUTH

by Faris, John T.

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Published
1921
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First edition
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$20.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1921. 320 pages, plus color frontispiece and numerous plates, reproducing 115 photographs. Original pictorial cloth stamped in green, white, and blue; top edge gilt. 23 x 15 cm. Spine a little sunned and soiled; a tiny bit of flaking to cover illustration; neat, early gift inscription on front free endpaper; light foxing to margins of… Read more
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image of A BRIEF SKETCH OF HISTORIC CHARLESTON.  Interesting Facts about the First Churches and Congregations.  Old / Historic Buildings, Halls and Colleges. Historical Houses. Relics of the Old Days.  Queer Streets, Alleys and Lanes.  Parks, Squares, Cemeteries.  Map of the City Together with a Sketch of the Resorts and Historical Points in and Around Charleston.  [Cover title: Guide Book of Historic Charleston and Map.] Tipped-in, as issued: "Map of Charleston, S.C.

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Charleston, S.C.: Lanneau's Art Store, 1912. 24 pages, plus folding map: "Map of Charleston, S.C.," printed by Walker, Evans, and Cogswell, [n.d.], measuring 49.5 x 40 cm (approx. 19.5" x 15.5"). Original printed wraps (15 x 10 cm) with map tipped onto the rear wrap, as issued. Very small marginal chip to map not affecting printed matter, else bright… Read more
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$45.00
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LETTERS FROM EUROPE

by Forney, John W[ien]

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Published
[1867]
Edition
First edition
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$35.00

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Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson, [1867]. Small 8vo. 406 pages, plus frontispiece portrait. [12] pages publisher's ads. Original purple cloth, lettered in gilt, with single gilt rule on spine and triple blind rules on covers; brown coated endpapers. [19 cm.] Spine faded to tan; some fading and spotting to covers. Faint name on front… Read more
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Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson; [et. al.], 1857. Two volumes. Large 8vos. 464 and 467 pages, [8] pages publisher's ads (bound as one leaf at front and rear of each volume). Complete with frontispiece and extra engraved title page in both volumes, two folding maps, one full page map, and 18 steel-engraved plates. Numerous… Read more
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ORIENTAL ACQUAINTANCE; OR, LETTERS FROM SYRIA

by De Forest, J[ohn] W[illiam]

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Edition
First edition
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$110.00

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New York: Dix, Edwards, & Co., 1856. 12mo. [viii], 285 pages plus [8] pages publisher's ads at rear dated Sept. 1, 1856. Original embossed dark purple cloth with gilt-stamped spine. [18.5 cm.] Spine sun-faded and with shallow chips to ends, light spotting to cloth, wear to corners with small areas of the boards showing.… Read more
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EUROPEAN ACQUAINTANCE; Being Sketches of People in Europe

by De Forest, J[ohn] W[illiam]

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Published
1858
Edition
First edition
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$65.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1858. 12mo. 276 pages, plus [4] pages publisher's ads at rear. Original brown cloth, stamped in gilt on spine, and with gilt and blind rules on covers; yellow-coated endpapers. [19.4 cm.] Good only. Head of spine chipped to headband; shallow chip to cloth at base of spine… Read more
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A HISTORY OF AMERICAN BAPTIST MISSIONS IN ASIA, AFRICA, EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA

by Gammell, William

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Published
1849
Edition
First edition
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$65.00

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Boston: Gould, Kendall and Lincoln, 1849. 12mo (signed in sixes). xii, 359 pages, plus [13] pages publisher's ads. Seven full page maps reckoned in the pagination. Original embossed brown cloth with gold spine lettering. [19.9 cm.] A respectable ex-library copy with light internal markings. Sondley Reference Library bookplate on front pastedown; embossed… Read more
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PLEASANT MEMORIES OF PLEASANT LANDS

by Sigourney, L[ydia] H[untley], Mrs.

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Published
1844
Edition
Second edition, revised and enlarged
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$85.00

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Boston: James Munroe and Co., 1844. viii, 373 pages, plus frontispiece, extra engraved title page, and [2] pages ads. Original embossed brown cloth with gilt decorations and lettering on spine. [18.1 cm.] Ex-Sondley Reference Library with very faint reminder of removed call number at base of spine and light internal marks. Tasteful bookplate… Read more
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MOUNTAIN CLIMBING

by Collins, Francis A.

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Published
1923
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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New York and London: Century Co., 1923. vi, 314 pages, plus frontispiece and numerous photographic plates. Original pictorial dark red cloth stamped in black. [19.1 cm.] A fine copy, lacking the dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. An overview of mountaineering techniques, equipment, and training, with discussions of climbs in the Alps, the Rockies, the… Read more
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THE EDGE OF THE ORIENT

by Russell, Robert Howard

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Published
1896
Edition
First edition
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$35.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. [xvi], 288 pages, plus frontispiece. Numerous full-page and in-text photographs reckoned in the pagination. Original yellow cloth, stamped in gold. Top edge gilt. [20.3 cm.] Near very good. Spine sun-faded and a little rubbed, some minor soiling to covers. Tight with clean interior. Engraved armorial… Read more
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DAVID GOES TO GREENLAND

by Putnam, David Binney

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Published
1926
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$25.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1926. xiv, 167 pages, plus frontispiece and a number of photographic plates. Illustrated in the text with drawings by Kakutia, an Eskimo. Original green cloth lettered in black. [20.2 cm.] About very good. Hint of sun to spine and some minor rubbing to extremities. Light foxing to margins of… Read more
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TYROL AND THE SKIRT OF THE ALPS

by Waring, George E[dwin], Jr.

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Published
1880
Edition
First edition
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$125.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1880. 171 pages, 4 pages ads, plus engraved frontispiece. Also illustrated with one full-page engraving (reckoned in the pagination) and numerous engravings in the text. Original pictorial mauve cloth, over beveled boards, attractively stamped in green, black, and gold, with various floral patterns. Blue endpapers printed in floral pattern. … Read more
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