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image of From Gotham to Gooseville 1888-1917, Kate Sanborn Authoress, Lecturer, Farmer and BREEZY MEADOWS FARMS.

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Holliston MA: Privately Printed, 1996. Illustrated by photographs. First edition. Copy 90/370 Numbered and Signed . Tan wraps, pictorial gloss cover. Quarto. pp. 275, tipped-in errata slip pp. 275. As New. Unread copy with tiny straightened corner fold. Historical and biographical account of the Breezy Meadow and Gooseville property mentioned in Sanborn's books leading up to its destruction in… Read more
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DIVOTS

by Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville) 1881-1975.

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New York: George H. Doran Company, (1927). First US (with both GHD devises and "B") edition. c.1923, -4, -5, -6, -7. Original orange cloth, illustrated golf eps, t.e.black in custom slipcase lined inside and outside with orange, black and white feathered Dodin Marbled Paper. 8vo. pp. 316. Near Fine/Lacks jacket/As New. Trace cover soil and cap wear, brilliant end papers,… Read more
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Blazed Trail and The Rules of the Game, The.

by White, Stewart Edward 1873-1946.

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1916. Illustrated by frontis and 3 color plates; b&w frontis. Works edition. c. 1901; c.1909. Two uniformly bound titles from the 10 volume works edition. Green ribbed decorated cloth, teg. 8vo. pp. 413; 644. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Traces of cap and corner wear, overall page toning. Nice, clean and tightly bound reading… Read more
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LADIES WREATH and Parlor Annual.

by Irving, Helen, Ed.

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New York: Burdick, Reed & Roberts, n.d. [1853 on newspaper backing]. Illustrated by 12 steel engravings facing 12 color flower plates separated by tissue guards. First edition. Red blind stamped cloth decorated gilt, original yellow endpapers. New spine and label on red Japanese kozo with black and gold swirl producing a marriage of 19th and 21st century embellishment. 8vo. pp.… Read more
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GONE WITH THE WIND.

by Mitchell, Margaret 1900-49.

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New York: MacMillan (Brown Brothers), August 1936. Early edition. c.June 1936 (2 times); July (3 times); August (4 times). Rebound by KTB of Old Working Books & Bindery in acid free materials: dark teal cloth with impressed diamond designs, silver stamped spine, Dodin IC'015 endpapers, new headbands, pale blue marking ribbon. 8vo. pp. 1037. Near Fine/Lacks jacket. A beautiful gift… Read more
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image of Family Circle and Parlor Annual, Volume XIII & XIV, The.

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New York: James G. Reed Publishers, 1851-52. Illustrated by XIII: 6 tissue steel engravings, 4 lithographs and 2 wood cuts, extra illustrated title for Vol. 14; XIV: 6 steel engravings, 6 colored, 2 music (collated). First thus edition. Original red blind stamped cloth, gilt decorated spine and topboad emblem. 8vo. pp. 218; 218. Very Good. Joint repaired, cap chips and… Read more
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Forget-Me-Not: A Gift for 1846, The.

by Phillips, Alfred A., Ed.

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New York: Nafis & Cornish, 278 Pearl Street, 1845. Illustrated by Tissue frontis, unlisted hand colored title and 6 color tissue plates by Lewis & Brown of New York (missing Butterfly pp. 241). First thus edition. Original gilt decorated red leather and pale yellow eps, aeg. 16mo. pp. (vi), xii, 9-282. Good. Edge worn with joints starting and head and… Read more
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LETTERS FROM THE EAST.

by Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878.

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New York: G. P. Putnam & Son, 1869. Illustrated by tail vignettes. First printing of cheap edition. Original green cloth, beveled edges, olive endpapers. 8vo (19cm). pp. [2] blank, [5], 6-256, [4] Ads, [2] blank. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Edgewear, top edge has light fray, overall toning to pages. (BAL 1707 first cheap edition, edges not gilded, ads)..
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KOKORO, Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life.

by Hearn, Lafcadio 1850-1904.

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company (Riverside Press Cambridge MA), (1896). Illustrated by black and red title page with vignette. First edition. State A spine print (CO.). Green decorated cloth. 8vo. pp. [viii], 388. Appendix. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Lightly sunned boards, color armorial bookplate (Spielmann) with several foxed spots, internally near fine. BAL 7928..
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New York: G. P. Putnam & Co. 12 Park Place (John F. Trow), 1855. Illustrated by Darley engraved frontis separating illustrated (J.W. Opp Sc N) title with tissue. First American edition. c.1854 London. Originally 3/4 leather over marbled boards, endpapers and edges; added cloth backing. Cr.8vo (18.3cm). pp. [2] blank, [vii], 8-383, [3] blank. No Advertisements. Near Fine/No jacket, as… Read more
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BOYS OF THE OLD GLEE CLVB [sic, The.

by Riley, James Whitcomb 1849-1916.

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1907 November). Illustrated by Tissue frontis and 12 plates by Will Vawter, page vignettes and cover by Franklin Booth. First edition. Green ribbed cloth decorated topboard, yellow printed eps. 8vo. pp. [55]. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Traces of cover rubbing. Verse and plates recto throughout. (BAL 16683, Binding A)..
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Man Without a Country and Other Stories, The.

by Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909.

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Boston: Little, Brown, & Co. (University Press, John Wilson & Sons, Cambridge), 1902. Illustrated by b/w port frontis with double tissues. Library edition. [c.October delayed until December 1863 Atlantic Monthly]. c.1898, 1900. From "The Works of Edward Everett Hale, Library Edition, Volume 1". Green cloth, gilt pr & dec spine. Signed by author. Inscribed by author (pictured). 12mo (20cm). pp.… Read more
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Press), (1891). Illustrated by b/w ports. First thus edition. Olive blind stamped cloth, topboard black decoration, spine gilt print. Cr.8vo (19cm). pp. viii, 504. Near Fine/No jacket. Minor cover wear, light end paper toning, internally fine, no ownership or marking. Compiled via school committee as a text-book for reading in the first class (advanced) in… Read more
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PEARL OF ORR'S ISLAND, A Story of the Coast of Maine, The.

by Stowe, Harriet Beecher 1811-1896.

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company (Riverside Press, Cambridge), (1896). Illustrated by b/w tissue frontis, 3 plates of photographs. Riverside edition. (c.1862, 1890 by HBS). Original red linen, printed & decorated black, pictorial paste-on. 12mo. pp. [2] writings of, vi, [2] illustrations, vii-viii, 402, [2] blank. Very Good-/No jacket. Edge worn and slightly faded binding with several bumps. Thumbed… Read more
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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Press), 1890-99. Illustrated by b/w engraved tissue frontis in each. Standard Library Edition (uniform), later edition. 11 volumes. Green ribbed cloth, gilt print spines, letter press paper, t.e.g. labeled I-IV, I-VII. Small 8vo (20cm). Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. A beautiful well-preserved set with an occasional bump or cap slightly depressed, no ownership,… Read more
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IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIM.

by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1840-1924.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First (SD) edition. Decorated tan cloth, B state paper. Globe 8vo. pp. [viii], 445, [1] blank, [8] Ads, [2] blank. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Soiled, streaky spine. Several beginning pages with thumb soil. BAL 2093..
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MARKET-PLACE, The.

by Frederic, Harold.

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, (1899). Illustrated by Harrison Fisher frontis and 7 plates. 28th Thousand edition. Decorated cloth by "S". 8vo. pp. 401. Very Good. BAL 6294. One of the three 1899 printings..
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OTHER FELLOW, The.

by Smith, F(rancis) Hopkinson 1838-1915.

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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin (The Riverside Press, Cambridge), 1899. Illustrated by Tissue frontis and 7 b/w plates. First Trade edition. Red cloth, stamped in green, black and gilt, teg. Spine with question mark and Houghton Mifflin & Co. at bottom in gilt. Cr.8vo. pp. [xiv], 218, [1] blank, [1] colophon, [1] blank. Good/No jacket. Cap and corner… Read more
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image of Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe with a critical introduction by Charles F. Richardson, 10 volumes, The.

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New York: The Lamb Publishing Company, (1902). Illustrated by Frontis with caption tissues and additional duotone plates by Frederick Simpson Coburn, vignettes, illuminated first letters. Raven edition. (c.1902 Putnams for introductions and design) Limited to 1000 sets, this set not numbered. 10 volumes. Half brown morocco, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt decorated and printed (works of, title, vol.#) spine, teg,… Read more
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Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. A Legend of the Rhine, The.

by Cooper, J(ames ) Fenimore 1789-1851.

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New York: W. A. Townsend (C. A. Alvord), 1861. Illustrated by Double engraved frontis by F.O.C. (Felix Octavius Carr) Darley 1822-88, head & tale vignettes . c.1832 (c.1861 from Cooper's Novels, published in 32 volumes). Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt stamped and decorated spine and topboard, yellow eps, beveled boards. 8vo (22.5cm). pp. 464. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Slightly sunned… Read more
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