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The White Ribbon Hymnal
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The White Ribbon Hymnal

By Gordon, Anna Adams

Chicago: Woman's Temperance Publishing Association, 1892. Possible First Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No jacket. 174 pages, indexed. A collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs compiles for the National and World's Woman's Christian Temperance Unions. Words and music. Gold boards illustrated with singing bird and flowers, black cloth spine, advertisement for song book on back. Much edge wear to cover, corners bumped, spine worn at edges with split in cloth, some scrubbing and spotting of cover, cover darkened, hinges weak with front hinge separated, front free end paper loose, interior pages tanned and a little spotted, former owner's name on front fixed end paper.

$9.75

Passionate Love Letters
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Passionate Love Letters

By Lovric, Michelle

New York: Shooting Star Press, 1996. Not stated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 49 pages, with color illustrations and facsimiles of real letters in envelopes attached to pages and quotations from lovers' correspondence through the ages. In the back is a section of transcriptions of the facsimilies. Pink cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, marbled end papers. Very light wear to cover, minor spotting, interior pages bright, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with pink and tan titles shows minor edge wear, small dent in back cover of jacket, not clipped.

$9.75

The Red Fairy Book
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The Red Fairy Book

By Lang, Andrew

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1890. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. Ford, H. J. And Lancelot Speed . 367 pages, illustrated with tissue protected frontispiece and three plates, plus numerous smaller illustrations, all black and white. A continuation of Lang's classic work, with thirty-seven familiar and less well known fairy tales from German, Norse, French and other sources. Stories include Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Voice of Death, The Six Sillies, The Story of Sigurd and more. Publisher's catalog in back of book. Red cloth binding with gilt illustration on front cover, gilt illustration and lettering on spine, gilt all page edges and burgundy end papers. Spine darkened, some spotting of cover, top edge of spine has fairly large chip which is laid in front of book, tear in spine cover, back cover scrubbed and a little stained, corners bumped, front hinge a little loose, interior pages lightly foxed in places with a little edge tanning, gilt on page edges bright, tear at binding edge of pages 223 to 227, binding a little stressed in center of book but all pages attached, former owner's name and 1890 date on blank page.

$130.00

The Persistence of Memory
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The Persistence of Memory

By Fell, Mary

New York: Random House, 1984. First edition, as stated. Paperback. Good +/No jacket. 73 pages. National Poetry Series. Poems with controlled passion and a political sense from a poet with a working-class background. Black wraps with multicolored titles on front cover and spine. a little edge wear to cover, minor scuffing, former owner's name on front free end paper, interior pages bright, some spotting of page edges, binding tight. Trade paperback

$6.50

The Literary Companion to Sex
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The Literary Companion to Sex

By Pitt-Kethley, Fiona, Editor

New York: Random House, 1992. First edition thus. Trade Paperback. Good/No jacket. 419 pages with index. A collection of erotic literature and poetry from a number of sources and centuries. Illustrated wraps with black and gold titles on front cover and spine. Laminate raising on spine (I think; might be some sort of decoration and top and bottom, chips in surface of front cover, light edge wear, interior pages bright, binding tight.

$6.50

The Redskins
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The Redskins

By Cooper, J. Fenimore

New York: R. F. Fenno & Company, 1900. Reprint. Hardcover. Poor/No jacket. 442 pages, with notes from the editor, illustrated with black and white frontispiece. Ex-library. The third and final volume of the Littlepage Manuscripts following the history of three generations of a Dutch American family. Green cloth binding with bindstamped author's last name on front cover and gilt titles and decorations on spine, gilt top edge, rough cut page edges. Gilt faded, much wear to cover with spotting, library sticker at base of spine, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped and frayed, library sticker on front fixed end paper, front hinge partially broken, interior pages bright with a few stains, back hinge broken, text block tight.

$9.75

A Ballad History of Ireland
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A Ballad History of Ireland

By MacHale, Rev. John

Cleveland: Universe Publishing Company, 1906. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket . 194 pages, with an appendix of biographies of authors included plus a list of books on Irish history. A presentation in poetical form of some of the main incidents of Irish history, arranged in chronological order. Green cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Gilt faded, considerable spotting of cover, edge wear, spine darkened with scuffs, back cover scuffed, corners and spine ends bumped, hinges a little weak, gift inscription dated 1907 on front fixed end paper, former owner name "Lottie Magill" on front free end paper, webbing showing between title page and list of ballads, binding shaken but all pages attached, interior pages lightly tanned, a little spotting of end papers.

$130.00

Denis Duval
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Denis Duval

By Thackeray, William Makepeace

New York: John W. Lovell Company, c. 1900. Reprint. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. Pages numbered from 589 to 831. Thackeray's unfinished novel, Denis Duval and another story, Lovel, The Widower. Brown cloth binding with embossed emblem and black borders on front cover and embossed titles on spine, decorative end papers. Some wear to cover, especially at spine edges and ends, corners heavily bumped, spotting, some scrubbing, hinges weak and showing webbing, former owner's name "Lucile Hasley Minter" on front free end paper, former owner's address label "Miss Lilliam B. Garr, Rapidan, Va." on title page, interior pages tanned and brittle, binding shaken.

$6.50

The Smart Set, Volume XLII, Number 1, January 1914
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The Smart Set, Volume XLII, Number 1, January 1914

By Wright, Willard Huntington, Editor

New York: John Adams Thayer Corporation, 1913. First printing. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 160 pages plus advertising section, illustrated with black and white ads. A witty magazine with stories from fine authors including a complete novel "The Parasite" by George Bronson-Howard, stories by George Jean Naathan and Albert Payson Terhune and twenty other features. Gray illustrated wraps with black and red titles on front cover and spine, gilt and color Pall Mall Cigarettes advertisement on back cover. Some wear to cover with creases and chips along edges, corners and spine ends bumped and chipped, spine cocked, some soiling of cover, interior pages a little tanned but clean, binding tight, may smell a bit musty.

$26.00

Spoon River Anthology
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Spoon River Anthology

By Masters, Edgar Lee

New York: The MacMillan Company, 1931. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/No jacket . 306 page. New edition with new poems. The haunting collection of autobiographical poems that serve as the epitaphs of the residents of Spoon River. Black cloth binding with blindstamped titles and decorations on front cover and gilt titles on spine. Light shelf wear with minor bumping of corners and spine ends, a little spotting of back cover, former owner's name "Jane E. Hall, May 27, 1932" on front free end paper, interior pages clean and lightly tanned, binding tight, top corners of back end papers wormed.

$5.85

The Smart Set, Volume XXXVIII, Number 5, January 1913 Holiday Number
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The Smart Set, Volume XXXVIII, Number 5, January 1913 Holiday Number

By Thayer, John Adams, Editor

New York: John Adams Thayer Corporation, 1913. First printing. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 160 pages plus advertising section, illustrated with black and white ads, drawings and color plates. A witty magazine with stories from fine authors including Edgar Saltus, Ethel Watts Mumford, Mary Roberts Rinehart, Beulah Marie Dix, Richard Le Gallienne, Mary Heaton Vorse, Constance Skinner, Duffield Osborne, H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Basil MacDonald Hastings. Gray illustrated wraps with black and red titles on front cover and spine, color Fatima Turkish Cigarettes advertisement on back cover. Some wear to cover with creases and chips along edges, corners and spine ends bumped and chipped, spine cocked, some soiling of cover, interior pages a little tanned but clean, binding tight.

$26.00

The Death of the Heart
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The Death of the Heart

By Bowen, Elizabeth

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1938. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 445 pages. A young woman is overwhelmed and betrayed when she faces the world after an isolated childhood. Black cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Covers faded, some edge wear and spotting, gilt a bit faded and rubbed, interior pages tanned, short tears and crease in leading edge of pages 105 through 112, binding tight.

$19.50

Scribner's Magazine, September 1888, Vol. IV, No. 3
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Scribner's Magazine, September 1888, Vol. IV, No. 3

By Various Authors

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1888. First printing. Vintage paperback. Fair/No jacket. Pages 259 to 384 plus advertising, illustrated with black and white drawings and plates. Travel articles, fiction, poetry, and more by W. H. Mallock, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Hugh McCulloch, James Herbert Morse, General Horace Porter, Henry James, Nora Perry, Edith M. Thomas, Robert Louis Stevenson and more. Yellow wraps with black borders and titles, advertising on back cover and inside covers. Cover faded and soiled, creases in corners, chips along edges, spine ends chipped with two inch tears along bottom spine edges, spine cocked, a little rust at staples of binding, creases and darkening of corners of first few pages, darkened area at top of page 311, otherwise pages are lightly tanned, binding tight.

$6.50

The Joy of Living (Es Lebe Das Leben)
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The Joy of Living (Es Lebe Das Leben)

By Suddermann, Hermann, Translated fromthe German by Edith Wharton

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Later printing. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 185 pages. Green paper covered boards with gilt titles and decorations on front cover and spine, gilt top edge, rough cut leading edge. Some spotting of cover with scuffs and scratches, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, gilt bright, foxing of end papers, former owner's name "Ella Kerr Hicks" with street address on front free end paper, interior pages bright, some miscut, with stain at top center of most pages. Fine reading copy.

$9.10

To Kill a Mockingbird
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To Kill a Mockingbird

By Lee, Harper

Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1960. Seventh Impression. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 296 pages. The famous and touching Southern coming of age novel that is now a classic. Stated Seventh Impression on copyright page with "W" beneath. Green half cloth over brown boards, brown titles and decoration on spine. Stains and spotting on cover, spine a bit cocked, edge wear, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, former owner's name on front fixed end paper, small stains on end papers, front hinge weak and showing a little webbing, interior pages showing minimal tanning, binding otherwise tight.

$52.00

The Smart Set, Volume XLI, Number 3, November 1913
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The Smart Set, Volume XLI, Number 3, November 1913

By Wright, Willard Huntington, Editor

New York: John Adams Thayer Corporation, 1913. First printing. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 160 pages plus advertising section, illustrated with black and white ads. A witty magazine with stories from fine authors including George Moore, George Bronson-Howard, George Jean Natha, H. L. Mencken, Rex T. Stout and many more. Gray illustrated wraps with black and red titles on front cover and spine, two color Norwalk Six car advertisement on back cover. Some wear to cover with creases and chips along edges, darkening at top and sides of front cover, corners and spine ends bumped and chipped, spine cocked, wrinkle in spine, some soiling of cover, interior pages a little tanned but clean, binding tight, may smell a bit musty.

$26.00

Word for Word
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Word for Word

By Hildick, Wallace

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1965. First edition thus. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 127 pages. Self-editing and the reasons behind changes that famous authors made to their manuscripts. Abridged version of Word for Word: A Study of Author's Alterations, published by Faber and Faber. White and black wraps with red and black titles on front cover and spine. Some tanning of cover, creases in corners and along spine, edge wear, interior pages very lightly tanned, binding tight.

$9.75

The Courtship of Miles Standish and Other Poems
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The Courtship of Miles Standish and Other Poems

By Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1910. Reprint. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 160 pages, illustrated with a black and white photo frontispiece of two young Pilgrims and black and white drawings. A collection of Longfellow's most famous poems, including "Paul Revere's Ride," "The Village Blacksmith," the title poem and more. White cloth binding with blue decorations on front cover and spine with blue titles, blue pastedown repeat of frontispiece on front cover. Cover darkened, scratches and scrubbing to pastedown, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped with chipping of both ends of spine, spine darkened with felt-tip "F" on spine, former owner's name "Martha E. Christian, February 1913" on front free end paper, hinges a little weak, interior pages tanned, binding stressed in a couple of places but pages attached.

$7.80

The Ladies' Repository, Volume XXII
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume XXII

By Clark, Rev. D. W., Editor

Cincinnati: Poe and Hitchcock, 1862. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 760 pages, illustrated with numerous black and white plates, some tissue protected. A bound collection of an early magazine printed during the Civil War. Red blindstamped cloth binding with gilt decorations on front cover and spine and gilt titles on spine. Personalized with the name of the owner, Annie Soule. Long presentation on the front free end paper in a lovely hand stating that the book was presented to George F. Cathcart by his sister, Annie Soule upon her death in 1868, signed by their mother. Some edge wear to cover with darkening and spotting, cloth split along spine edges, corners and spine ends bumped and chipped, gilt a bit faded and rubbed, front hinge weak showing webbing, first plate partially detached from binding, interior pages foxed and tanned, binding otherwise tight with one section misbound with edges that do not align with others.

$16.25

The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art

By Bidwell, W. H., Editor and Proprietor

New York: W. H. Bidwell, 1850. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 572 pages with black and white plates. Rebound edition in burgundy cloth with gilt titles and owner's name on spine, decorative end papers. Light edge wear and a little spotting of cover, some gilt a bit scrubbed, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, interior pages tanned, spotted, with a little foxing, binding tight.

$9.75

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