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image of A CORNER OF CATHAY. STUDIES FROM LIFE AMONG THE CHINESE. Illustrated by Artists in the Celebrated School of Go Leng, at Swatow, China. [Inscribed by the Author and with Personalized Ephemera Tipped-in.]

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New York: Macmillan and Co., [printed by the Norwood Press, Boston], 1894. xi, 286 pages, plus 12 color plates (including frontispiece). Original red cloth lettered and illustrated in gilt; top edge gilt. 19.5 x 15.5 cm. Base of the spine chipped with slight impact on publisher's name; head of the spine chipped to the headband; cloth faded and moderately soiled;… Read more
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THIS SMOKING WORLD

by Hamilton, A[lbert] E[dward]; M[ichael] J. Gallagher, [illus.]

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Published
[1927]
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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New York: The Century Co., [1927]. xvii, 227 pages. Frontispiece and numerous illustrations in the text. Original quarter gray cloth over patterned paper-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine and black title piece on the front cover. 20.5 x 13 cm. Very good in good plus dust jacket. Minor wear, tanning to front endpapers and half-title from previously laid-in… Read more
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image of THE TURNER'S COMPANION: Containing Instructions in Concentric, Elliptic, and Eccentric Turning; also Various Plates of Chucks, Tools, and Instruments; and Directions for Using the Eccentric Cutter, Drill, Vertical Cutter, and Circular Rest; with Patterns, and Instructions for Working Them

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Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1851. 12mo. 135 pages, including half-title, plus 14 plates, two of which are folding. 8-page publisher's catalog at rear. Original publisher's ribbed cloth with gilt cover title and embossed rules and decorations the covers; salmon-colored endpapers. 17.5 x 10.5 cm. Former Sondley Reference Library with a faint reminder of removed call number on the front… Read more
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CHANGING ASSIGNMENTS: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO

by Trelease, Allen W.

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Published
[1991]
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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Greensboro, N.C.: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, [1991]. x, 213, [1] pages. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. Original cloth. 29 x 22.5 cm. Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket shows sun-fading to the spine panel, a slight crease to the base of the spine panel, and some faint rubbing. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR… Read more
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FAVORITE RECIPES OF A FAMOUS HOSTESS

by Breaux, Daisy (Mrs. C.C. Calhoun); [Alice A. Kretchmar, ed.]

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Published
[1945]
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$30.00

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[Washington, D.C.: Polytechnic Publishing Co., 1945.] [2], 183 pages. Two full-page portraits of the author and several full-page views of her homes (printed with the text, but not reckoned in the pagination). Original green cloth lettered in gilt. 21 x 15 cm. Near fine. Spine ends are slightly rubbed and bumped, leaves are a trifle age-toned as usual, tasteful… Read more
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LEGENDS OF VIRGINIA

by Caperton, Helena Lefroy

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Published
[1931]
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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Richmond, [Va.]: Garrett & Massie, [1931]. vii, [2], 74 pages. Original blue-speckled cloth. 21 x 14 cm. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Offsetting to front endpapers from laid-in news clippings; tiny, light spot to title; else a nice copy. Jacket is worn at the ends of the spine panel and corners with… Read more
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AUNT JESSIE

by Holt, Isabella

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Published
[1942]
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., [1942]. 292 pages. Original maroon cloth stamped in black and gold on the spine. [21 cm.] Near very good, lacking the dust jacket. Spine slightly faded and with faint vertical crease, minor wear at ends, and gilt decorations partially flaked. Volume is also bit cocked and shows… Read more
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image of MARJORIE FLEMING: A Sketch.  Being the Paper Entitled Pet Marjorie, A Story of Child Life Fifty Years Ago... New Edition, with Illustrations

MARJORIE FLEMING: A Sketch. Being the Paper Entitled Pet Marjorie, A Story of Child Life Fifty Years Ago... New Edition, with Illustrations

by Brown, John; [Warwick Brookes, illustrator]

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Published
1884
Edition
First of this illustrated edition
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$125.00

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Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1884. 4to. [8], 40 pages, including half-title, plus color frontispiece portrait and six full-page engraved plates. Original olive-green cloth over beveled boards, stamped in gilt and black; top edge gilt; yellow-coated endpapers. [28.7 cm.] Very good. Light soiling to covers; very light foxing to prelims and final plate (bound after the… Read more
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STRANGER IN OUR DARKNESS. A Novel

by Crawford, Joyce [Allen]

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Published
[1968]
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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Durham, N.C.: Moore Publishing Co., [1968]. [6], 210 pages. Publisher's tan cloth. [20.9 cm.] Very good in good plus dust jacket. Spine slightly cocked; top edge dust soiled; offsetting to front endpapers from laid-in clippings. Moderate foxing to endpapers and a little foxing to the title page, but none elsewhere. The jacket is… Read more
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RELEASED. A Book of Verse

by Payne, Anne Blackwell

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Published
1930
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1930. ix, [3], 63 pages. Original gray paper covered boards backed in red cloth with gilt spine lettering. [20.8 cm.] Neat marginal notes on four pages noting the inclusion of verses in an anthology, else good plus. Faint soiling to boards, modest signs of wear. Minuscule… Read more
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GERTRUDE STEIN: A BIBLIOGRAPHY

by Sawyer, Julian

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Published
[1940]
Edition
First edition
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$60.00

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New York: Arrow Editions, [1940]. 162 pages, including index. Original quarter tan cloth and gray paper covered boards with paper spine and cover labels. [25.7 cm.] A good copy. Tiny chip to spine label, not affecting lettering. Boards sunned near top edges and lightly soiled. Minor foxing to endpapers. Text block… Read more
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ALONG THE PRAIRIE ROAD

by Almy, Amy Bruner

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Published
[1952]
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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New York: Exposition Press, [1952]. 80 pages. Original blue cloth with green lettering. [22 cm.] Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. A hint of sun to top edges of covers, endpapers slightly foxed. Jacket is slightly sunned on the spine panel and shows tiny chips at the spine ends and one… Read more
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BERNICE KELLY HARRIS: STORYTELLER OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA

by Walser, Richard

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Published
1955
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Library, 1955. 52, [1] pages. Original green cloth with gilt cover title. [23.4 cm.] Very good plus. Foxing to endpapers and a few minor traces internally. Bookplate on front pastedown. FIRST EDITION. Harris (1892-1973), a native of Wake County, North Carolina, and a graduate… Read more
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image of THE NORTH CAROLINA BOOKLET.  Vol. I, No. 5.  September 10, 1901.  THE LEGEND OF BETSY DOWDY. An Historical Tradition of the Battle of Great Bridge

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Raleigh, [N.C.]: Capital Printing Co., 1901. Subtitle on cover reads: "Great Events in North Carolina History." 7 pages. Original printed wraps. [17.4 cm.] Small stamp of Essex Institute, Salem, Mass., on front cover. Clean separation along spine below lower staple (about three centimeters deep), else a nice copy. FIRST EDITION. Betsy… 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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image of EVERY INCH A KING.  THE ROMANCE OF HENRY OF MONMOUTH, SOMETIME PRINCE OF WALES

EVERY INCH A KING. THE ROMANCE OF HENRY OF MONMOUTH, SOMETIME PRINCE OF WALES

by Sawyer, Josephine Caroline

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Published
1901
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1901. [6], 354 pages. Original blue cloth stamped in white and black. [19.4 cm.] A very good copy in good plus dust jacket. A few of the white letters on spine are flaked; binding is otherwise bright and attractive. Offsetting to endpapers from original dust jacket. … 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
Edition
First edition
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$125.00

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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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LOOKING AFTER SANDY. A SIMPLE ROMANCE

by Turnbull, Margaret

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Published
1914
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$45.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1914. 345, [1] pages. Original blue cloth lettered in gold with small color illustration mounted on front cover. [19.2 cm.] Very good plus in like dust jacket. Light foxing to plates and facing pages. Spine panel of jacket a little sunned and with light wear to ends,… Read more
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