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An American Anthology: 1787-1900
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An American Anthology: 1787-1900

By Edmund Clarence Stedman

This antiquarian book is in fair condition. The front, back and spine of the cover boards are extremely worn as well as the edges on all sides of the cover boards and the bumping is so bad on the corner of the front cover board the corner is missing. The pages are yellowed and tanned, and there are no marking on the pages.The binding is cracked on the inside of the cover boards. "The reader will comprehend at once this book was not desiqned as a Treasury of imperishable American poems. To make a rigidly eclectic volume would be a diversion, and sometimes I have thought to spend a few evenings in obtaining two thirds of it from pieces named in the critical essays to which the present exhibit is supplementary.In fact, more than one projector of a handbook upon the lines of Palgrave's little classic has adopted the plan suggested, and has paid a like compliment to the texts revised by the editors of "A Library of American Literature"...." - Introduction from An American Anthology: 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating The Editors Critical Review Of American Poetry In The Nineteenth Century

$104.39

The Mission Hymnal
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The Mission Hymnal

By The General Clergy Relief Fund

This book is in fair condition. There is significant wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards The edges are also worn and the corners are bumped to the point of fraying. The previous owners name is inscribed on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed and tanned. This antiquarian book provides all the old standard hymns and the Psalms. A true collector's item.

$51.00

A History Of The Ancient Egyptians
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A History Of The Ancient Egyptians

By James Henry Breasted

This book is in good condition. The front, back and spine of the cover boards have some wear, as well as the edges. The corners are also bumped. The previous owners name is written on the front end page and the ink has bled onto the inside of the front cover board. There is a mark on the first page that has bled through to the first title page. The pages are yellowed and tanned. The binding is loose, but the pages are intact and solid. "As works on the early Orient multiply, it becomes more and more easy to produce such books at second and third hand, which are thus separated by a long remove from the original monuments forming our primary sources of knowledge. As the use of this volume is in a measure conditioned by the method which produced it, may the author state that it is based directly and immediately upon the monuments, and in most cases upon the original monuments, rather than upon any published edition of the same? For this purpose the historical monuments still standing in Egypt, or installed in the museums of Europe (the latter in toto), were copied or collated by the author anew ad hoc and rendered into English (see infra, p. 445, B. Translations, BAR). Upon this complete version the present volume rests. Those students who desire to consult the sources upon which any given fact is based, are referred to this English corpus. A full bibliography of each original document, if desired, will also be found there, and hence no references to such technical bibliography will be found herein, thus freeing the reader from a massof workshop debris, to which, however, he can easily refer, if he desires it." - Preface, A History Of The Ancient Egyptians

$13.75

The Liturgies Of SS. Mark, James, Clement, Chrysostom, And Basil And The Church Of Malabar.
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The Liturgies Of SS. Mark, James, Clement, Chrysostom, And Basil And The Church Of Malabar.

By The Reverend J.M. Neale and The Reverend R.F. Littledale

This book is in fair condition.There is substantial wear to the front, cover and spine of the cover boards. The edges are also worn, particularly around the top and bottom of the spine. The corners have significant bumping. The previous owners name is affixed to the inside of the front cover board.The previous owners signature is written on the back side of the front end page and his stamp is affixed to the first title page. The third page is loose. The pages are yellowed and tanned. The binding is cracked and loose. "As I Have said in the Introduction to my Edition of the Liturgies in Greek, it has for many years been my desire to render these most pure sources of Eucharistical Doctrine accessible to all my brethren. Hitherto the whole of them have not been procurable in Greek, except with difficulty, and at a heavy expense: in English, not at all." - Preface, The Liturgies Of SS. Mark, James, Clement, Chrysostom, And Basil And The Church Of Malabar

$17.75

The True Andrew Jackson
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The True Andrew Jackson

By Cyrus Townsend Brady

This antiquarian book is in poor condition. The cover has some wear on the front, back, spine, edges and corners. The previous owners marks are inside on the front cover board.The pages are yellowed and tanned.The edges of the pages are tattered. The binding is loose and some of the pages are loose. This book is 110 years old and perfect for the serious collectors. "A re-statement of the scope of this Series seems a necessary preliminary to each successive volume. No formal biography is contemplated. There has been no attempt to tell in chronological order the life-story of any of the persons discussed, although the temptation in my case-and presume the same is true of the other authors in the Series-has been strong to do just that thing.The volumes of the Series, therefore, are the result of the exercise of at least one quality which goes to make a successful book-self restraint." - The True Andrew Jackson

$20.00

The Cathedrals Of England
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The Cathedrals Of England

By M. J. Taber

This antiquarian book is in poor condition. The cover has major wear on the front, back, spine, edges and corners. There are also stains on the cover boards. The previous owners mark is on the front end page. The pages are yellowed and tanned and the binding is loose but still intact. This book is 112 years old and is a perfect collectors item. "In a book this size it is clearly impossible to give a full description of the architecture of the thirty cathedrals of England. The principal aim of this book is to throw something of a personal interest around the cathedrals, by giving glimpses of the bishops, rulers, and other noted personages who have been connected with them through the long series of years which have elapsed since their erection. At the same time, an attempt has been made to state briefly but comprehensively the salient and distinguishing characteristics of each edifice." - Author's Forward, The Cathedrals Of England

$50.00

Select Orations of Cicero With English Notes
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Select Orations of Cicero With English Notes

By Charles Anthon, LL.D.

This antiquarian book is in fair condition. The binding is loose and cracked along the spine The cover is very worn on the edges corner and spine. There appears to be some water damage as well as some mold and mildew damage. The pages are yellowed and tanned and warped.The previous owners signature is on the front end page dated 1858. This book is a wonderful collectors item, but needs some good care and repair. Charles Anthon is famous in connection with the history of the Latter Day Saint movement because of his interactions with Martin Harris concerning a fragment of Joseph Smith's translation of the Book of Mormon. The fragment was later known as the Anthon Transcript. According to Harris, Anthon wrote Harris a letter of authenticity declaring the fragment to contain true Egyptian characters. Anthon was also reported to have confirmed the translation of these characters as correct. When informed that an angel of God had revealed the characters to Joseph Smith, Anthon reportedly tore up the authentication stating that there was no such thing as angels and asked Harris to bring the plates to him for translation. Martin Harris went to Dr. Samuel L. Mitchill afterwards and received a letter of authenticity from him. Anthon, however, disagreed with Harris' version of their encounter and stated in a letter to a Mr. E.D. Howe on February 17, 1834, that the story of Anthon's authentication was false, that Anthon had identified the writings as a hoax, and that Anthon had told Harris that the writings were part of "a scheme to cheat the farmer [Martin Harris] of his money...."

$50.50

Pilgrim's Progress
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Pilgrim's Progress

By John Bunyan

This book is in poor condition.The binding is loose and coming apart. The previous owners names are written on the inside front board and the first end page. The cover is worn and spotted on the edges, corners and spine. The pages inside are tanned, yellowed and torn. The last four pages of the index are loose and pinned together. The only reason I am selling this book is because it is a collector's item. This book is almost 150 years old. The Pilgrim's Progress From This World, To That Which Is To Come, written by writer and preacher John Bunyan while in prison, is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious English literature. In the Christian allegory, the characters function as embodiments of the moral qualities in their names: Christian, Christiana, Great-heart, and Hopeful, to name a few.Though it now appears in one volume, Nathaniel Ponder of London originally published the two parts of The Pilgrim's Progress separately, printing Part 1 in 1678 and Part II later, in 1684. Part I of the Pilgrim's Progress quickly sold out, requiring a second edition within the year. The next year, a third edition — the definitive edition of the book ­­— was printed, with revisions as well as a number of scenes added by Bunyan.

$52.50

Congregational Hymnary
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Congregational Hymnary

By Congregational Union of England and Wales

This antiquarian book is in fair condition. The binding is loose and coming apart and the cover is torn along the spine and the corners are worn. The pages inside the book are tanned and yellowed. One of the pages is loose. This book is not for reading or handling. It should be used as a collector's piece. "The Congregational Church Hymnal, edited at the request of the Congregational Union by the Rev. Dr. G.S. Barrett, was published in 1887, and has been widely used by Congregational Churches both in this country and abroad. It is not possible any adequate estimate of the great influence of the book...." - from the Congregational Hymnal

$62.50

Passing Protestantism And Coming Catholicism
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Passing Protestantism And Coming Catholicism

By Newman Smyth

This book is an antique. It is in good condition considering it is over 100 years old. There is some wear to the cover and scuffing. The corners are also worn. Pages are tanning and spotted. There are some pencil markings inside the book. A summary of Catholic modernism by a Protestant, with a plea for it as the basis ... is found in Newman Smyth's Passing Protestantism and Coming Catholicism.

$200.00