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A STORY-TELLER'S PACK. Illustrated by Peter Newekll, W.T. Smedley, Frank O. Small, Alice Barber Stephens, and E.W. Kemble.

By Stockton, Frank R.

Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1897, 1897 380 p. + Sixteen plates. Top edge gilt.12 mo. Original full publisher's cloth binding by Margaret Armstrong, with her monogram. A handsome gilt and silver-gray all over vine design covers the front board. A collection of eleven short tales, illustrated by some of the most famed book artists of the day. NW60 Rt Stk.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

$30.00

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD. With Illustrations by Howard Pyle, E.B. Thompson, A.W. Betts, and Emlen McConnell

By Johnston, Mary.

Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston:, 1900 pp. vi, 403, +Plus 8 plates of illustrations including frontis. 12mo. 200mm. Original publisher's full green cloth binding decorated with dark green, red, and gilt. Cover illustration is sharp and depicts a red flower and green leaves. Spine lettered in gilt and decorated with green. Cover clean with good color. Spine rubbed and faded. Corners frayed. Front flyleaf torn out. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very Good. Mary Johnston (1870-1936) a novelist and women's rights advocate from Virginia. She was one of America's best selling authors during her writing career and had three silent films adapted from her novels. 'To Have and to Hold' is the story of an English soldier, Ralph Percy, turned Virginian explorer in colonial Jamestown. Ralph buys a wife for himself - a girl named Jocelyn Leigh - little knowing that she is the escaping ward of King James I, fleeing a forced marriage to Lord Carnal. Jocelyn hardly loves Ralph - indeed, she seems to abhor him. Carnal, Jocelyn's husband-to-be, eventually comes to Jamestown, unaware that Ralph Percy and Jocelyn Leigh are man and wife. A complex series of exciting and romantic adventures in pioneer Virginia follow. Howard Pyle (1853-1911) was a very popular and influential illustrator. NW59. Hardcover. Very Good.

$30.00

TOASTS AND FORMS OF PUBLIC ADDRESS.

By Pittenger, William.

Penn Pub., Philadelphia:, 1901 pp. 174, 14 [advertisement for other popular handbooks]. 12mo. 150mm. Original publisher's green cloth binding lettered and decorated in red and silver gilt. Spine lettered and decorated similarly. Cover gilt is striking but red lettering is faded. Spine rubbed. Corners sharp. Small cut on front cover near base of spine. Pages brittle. Hardbound. Very Good. NW59. Hardcover. Very Good.

$25.00

PEARLS FROM MANY SEAS. A Galaxy of Thought from Four Hundred Writers of Wide Repute. Embracing Beautiful Maxims for the Conduct of Life and Lucid Expositions of Holy Writ. Classified and Illustrated.

By McClure, J.B.

Rhodes & McClure, Chicago: ., 1904 pp. 528 +Plus 50 leaves of plates. 8vo. 200mm. Original publisher's full dark green pictorial cloth binding lettered and decorated in silver gilt. Spine decorated and lettered similarly. Gilt bright on cover and slightly rubbed on spine. Boards and spine clean with slight abrasions. Head and base of spine worn and binding crinkled. Patterned end papers. Corners frayed. A later printing from 1904. Damp stained on all pages near interior corner. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very good. Pearls from Many Seas offers beautiful maxims for the conduct of life and lucid expositions of holy write, selected by JB McClure. Frontispiece plate of "Farewell" from the painting by Grosch. Portrait plate of McClure at front. Offers a topical and alphabetical index at front to navigate the maxims. Illustrated plates selected especially for this work from the great art galleries of the world. Intriguing six-page write-up from an address - Teaching the Deaf to Speak - by R.S. Rhodes of Flint, Michigan, explaining and illustrating his Rhodes Audiophone. An intriguing device, apparatus, transmitting audible sounds to the teeth and somehow to the audio nerves. The Teeth the Best Medium and the Audiophone the Best Instrument for Converting Sounds to the Deaf, and Teaching the Partly Deaf to Speak. NW61. Hardcover. Very Good.

$30.00

THE GARDEN OF A COMMUTERS' WIFE. Recorded by the Gardener.

By Wright, Mabel Osgood.

The Macmillan Company: New York, ., 1901 pp. ix, 354, (2)[Publishers Advertisement] +Plus 8 photogravure plates. 8vo. 200mm. Handsome publisher's green full cloth binding with cover design stamped in striking silver, light green, and tan, in a floral pattern. Top Edge Gilt. Spine also lettered in silver. Manuscript ownership 'L.B.N. Atlantic City- Corners slightly bumped. Hardbound. Very Good. NW58. Hardcover. Very Good.

$85.00

THE THREE BROTHERS.

By Phillpotts, Eden

The Macmillan Co., New York;, 1909 pp. 480. 12mo. 200mm. Original publisher's full rust colored cloth boards decorated in black, green and gilt. Cover depicts an antler or branch design. Spine lettered in gilt. Colors and gilt are bright and sharp on spine and cover. Corners sharp and covers clean. Contents clean and bindings tight. Hardbound. Good. NW58. Hardcover. Very Good.

$20.00

THE LADY AND SADA SAN: A Sequel to The Lady of the Decoration.

By Little, Frances.

The Century Co., New York:, 1912 pp. 225. +Plus color frontis. 12mo. 180mm. Original publisher's full gray cloth binding decorated in blue, light blue and gilt. Spine lettered and decorated similarly. Covers clean. Spine slighty soiled. Contents clean and binding tight. Hardbound. Very Good. Frances Little was the pseudonym of American author Fannie Caldwell (1863-1941). Caldwell and her husband, businessman J.D. Macaulay, made their home in Louisville, Kentucky. She had great success with 'The Lady of the Decoration' (Listed as our no. 117BIND2). NW59. Hardcover. Very Good.

$35.00

THE BLAZED TRAIL: Illustrated by Thomas Fogarty.

By White, Stewart Edward.

Grosset & Dunlap, New York:, 1904 pp. 413 +Plus 4 leaves of prints. 12mo. 200mm. Original publisher's pictorial full greenish-brown cloth binding decorated with red, black and green. Decoration depicts a a quit and dark forest scene with man trees silhouetted in black. Spine lettered in red. Cover color bright. Spine slightly rubbed around the head and base. Corners bumped. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very Good. Stewart Edward White (1873-1946) was an American writer, novelist, and spiritualist. He was a brother of noted mural painter Gilbert White. Illustrator Thomas Fogarty (1873-1938) is known for nostalgic pen and ink illustrations depicting an earlier era, especially simple homespun subjects. He worked in many mediums, but was especially noted for pen and ink and crayon, as exemplified by his interpretive pictures for the David Grayson books, and illustrations for 'Sailing Alone Around the World' by Joshua Slocum. Manuscript ownership on inside flyleaf belonging to Anna Halsey Smith Christmas 1904.' NW62. Hardcover. Very Good.

$30.00

A SWEET GIRL GRADUATE.

By Meade, L.T.

Hurst and Company, New York: Ca:, 1918 pp. 256. 12mo. 190mm. Original publisher's green cloth binding decorated with dark green, red and color illustration. Illustration by T.E. Christy depicts two women looking serenely at a ring on one lady's finger. Cover colors are crisp. Spine lettered and decorated in dark green and red with rose design. Corners bumped. Paper browned and brittle. Gift inscription 'A Merry Christmas to Melvina from Lena Dec. 25, 1918' Contents clean. Hardbound. Very Good. NW58. Hardcover. Very Good.

$30.00

LADY BALTIMORE: With Illustrations by Vernon Howe Bailey and Lester Ralph.

By Wister, Owen.

Macmillan Company, New York:, 1906 pp. xiii, 406 including 13 unnumbered leaves of plates and frontispiece. 12mo. 200mm. Original publisher's full green cloth binding decorated with black and gilt. Cover illustration is sharp and color is bright. Spine lettered in gilt and black. Spine slighty rubbed. Corners bumped. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very Good. NW58. Hardcover. Very Good.

$15.00

HURLBUT'S STORY OF THE BIBLE, SELF PRONOUNCING: The Complete Bible Story, running From Genesis to Revelation, Told in the Simple Language of To-day for Young and Old. One Hundred and Sixty-eight Stories Each Complete in Itself, and Together Forming a Conn

By Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman

J.C. Winston, Philadelphia:, 1904 pp. 757 +Plus 16 leaves of color plates and numerous B/W illustrations throughout the text. 12mo. 220mm. Original publisher's pictorial full green cloth binding lettered in gilt and decorated in black, white, and yellow. Cover depicts sandy backdrop with a young boy playing a lyre looking joyous framed by vines and pillars. Spine lettered and decorated similarly. Cover colors worn and boards are rubbed. Spine soiled and faded. Some wear to base and head of spine. Corners fraying. Front hinge cracked. Some pages mildly damp-stained. Hardbound. Very Good. Jesse Lyman Hurlbut (1843-1930) was an American clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was born in New York City, graduated at Wesleyan University in 1864, and held pastorates at Newark, Montclair, Paterson, Plainfield, Hoboken, Morristown, Orange, and Bloomfield, all in New Jersey. After 1879 he was connected with the Sunday-school and tract work of his denomination. He was secretary of the Epworth League in 1889-1892 and for some time was associated with J. H. Vincent in the direction of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle. From 1909 until his retirement in 1914 he was District Superintendent of the Newark District. NW63. Hardcover. Very Good.

$35.00

MOODY'S ANECDOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS. Related in His revival Work by the Great Evangelist. Fully Illustrated from Gustave Dore.

By Moody, Dwight Lyman.

Rhodes & McClure, Chicago: ., 1898 pp. 192 +Plus 38 leaves of plates. 8vo. 200mm. Original publisher's full dark green pictorial cloth binding lettered and decorated in silver gilt. Spine decorated and lettered similarly. Gilt bright on cover and slightly rubbed on spine. Boards and spine clean with slight abrasions. Head and base of spine worn. Patterned end papers. Ownership stamp of 'Barralow Bros, Railroad News Agents, Portland, OGN.' Revised edition, Edited by Rev. J.B. McClure. Manuscript ownership on title page. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very good. Dwight Lyman Moody (1837-1899), also known as D. L. Moody, was an American evangelist and publisher connected with the Holiness Movement. He founded the Moody Church, Northfield School, Mount Hermon School, Moody Bible Institute, and Moody Publishers. NW61. Hardcover.

$35.00

IN THE DEEP OF THE SNOW. Illustrated By Denman Fink.

By Roberts, Charles G. D.

T.Y. Crowell & Co.: New York, ., 1907 pp. 77, +Plus 4 photogravure plates including frontispiece. 8vo. 190mm. Handsome publisher's light green full cloth binding with cover design stamped in white, dark green, and orange. Spine lettered in white and green. Spine slightly faded. Covers clean. Hardbound. Very Good. NW58. Hardcover. Very Good.

$40.00

DEVOTA 'J'y suis, j'y reste'

By Wilson, Augusta Evans.

G.W. Dillingham Co., New York:, 1907 pp. iii, 122 +Plus 4 pages of Color Plates. 12mo. 190mm. Original publisher's red cloth binding lettered in gilt and decorated with a color illustration of an alluring woman. Spine Lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Cover is clean and gilt and color illustration are bright. Spine faded and gilt slightly dulled. Corners sharp. Text set in floral designed typographic frame. Contents clean. Hardbound. Good. NW60. Hardcover. Very Good.

$30.00

THE PINES OF LORY. Decorations by Albert D. Blashfield.

By Mitchell, John Ames

Life Publishing Co., New York;, 1903 pp. 229. 12mo. 200mm. Original publisher's full green cloth boards decorated in black and gilt. Cover depicts a ominous tree design and creepy font. Spine lettered in gilt and decorated in black as well. Colors and gilt are bright and sharp on cover. Spine faded and gilt rubbed. Corners sharp and covers clean. Bookplate on inside paste-down belonging to 'Howard Shreve Fisher'. Contents clean. Front hinge cracking. Hardbound. Very Good. NW58. Hardcover. Very Good.

$30.00

LADIES' KEEPSAKE AND HOME LIBRARY Embellished With Numerous Engravings.

By Various Authors

Burdick & Scovill, New York:, 1857 (Two volumes in one)pp. 0-208, (9-210). +Plus Frontis Portrait, 6 pages of music, 12 plates of engravings, and 4 hand colored floral plates. 16mo. 230mm. Original publisher's full blue textured cloth binding decorated in gilt. Spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed and soiled with darkening and wear around the edges of the boards. Spine soiled darkened and rubbed with wear to head and base. Corners bumped. Contents mildly foxed. Hardbound. Front Hinge cracked. Very Good. An uncommon publication, illustrated with engravings. Ex-lib with withdrawn stamp from the Lebanon County historical society. Inscription on pastedown 'From Miss Mary - Caldwell.' NW51. Hardcover. Very Good.

$55.00

EBEN HOLDEN'S LAST DAY A-FISHING.

By Bacheller, Irving.

Harper and Bros., New York., 1907 pp. ii, 60 +Plus frontispiece. Slight damp stain. 12mo. 180mm. Publisher's full green cloth binding stamped in black and yellow. Cover decorated with pretty dandelions in the upper corners of the cover and an elderly man, looking solemn but content, holding a fishing rod . Spine lettered in yellow. Front cover slightly rubbed and soiled. Mild abrasions on edges of boards. Color in bright but with some rubbing. Spine rubbed and faded. Back cover damp stain. Addison Irving Bacheller (1859-1950) was an American journalist and writer who founded the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States. Inside flyleaf with manuscript ownership of Paul Neer. Hardbound. Good. NW59. Hardcover. Very Good.

$25.00

A PSALM OF LIFE.

By Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth.

Cupples & Leon, New York:, 1909 pp. 12 +Plus 10 color lithographs. 8vo. 180mm. Original publisher's padded vellum covered color illustrated boards lettered in gilt. Cover depicts gorgeous floral pattern with bugs. Spine blank. Gilt bright and cover mildly soiled. Binding tight. Corners bumped. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very Good. NW61. Hardcover. Very Good.

$30.00

THE ALHAMBRA: With an Introduction by Elizabeth Robert Pennell Illustrated with Drawings of the Places Mentioned by Joseph Pennell.

By Irving, Washington;

Macmillan and Co., London:, 1906 pp. xx, 436. +Plus numerous illustrations throughout. 12mo. 190mm. Original publisher's full yellow cloth binding. Cover decorated in green and gold gilt. All edges gilt. Spine decorated similarly. Covers slighty dirtied. Spine slighty faded. Contents clean and Binding tight. Hardbound. Very Good. NW58. Hardcover. Very Good.

$20.00

A CHECKED LOVE AFFAIR, AND 'THE COURTSYOUFUED'

By Ford, Paul Leicester.

Dodd, Mead and Company, New York:, 1903 pp. xi, 112 +Plus 5 pages of B/W plates. 12mo. 230mm. Original publisher's green cloth binding lettered in gilt and decorated in light green, dark green, and cream. Attractive floral design on cover by George Wharton Edwards with his monogram. Spine lettered in gilt and decorated similarly. Cover is clean and color is bright. Spine slightly faded. Corners sharp. Manuscript ownership of 'Marion A. Nearer' on inside flyleaf. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very Good. George Wharton Edwards (1859-1950) was an American painter, illustrator, and author. NW60. Hardcover. Very Good.

$25.00

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