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CHINESE HERBAL CURES

By Henry C. Lu

Sterling Pub Co Inc, 1994. 160 p. Well illustrated. 8vo. Wraps. Very good. An excellent guide to over 100 ancient herbal healing techniques. Beyond the mythic tales about each herbs's origins, there is simple guidance to their uses. W131. Soft cover. Very Good.

$10.00

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

THE LADY'S ASSISTANT FOR REGULATING AND SUPPLYING HER TABLE, Being a Complete System of Cookery, Containing One Hundred and Fifty Select Bills of Fare, Properly Disposed for Family Dinners. With Upwards of Fifty Bills of Fare for Suppers. and Several Desserts: Including Likewise, the Fullest and Choicest Receipts of Various Kinds . Published from the Manuscript Collection of Mrs. Charlotte Mason.

By Mason, Charlotte

J.Walter, London:, 1777. Lacks pp. 321-436 (of 436). Foxed. 8vo. 210mm. Disbound. Original boards present. Signatures loose. Incomplete but the 'Bills of Fare' and Recipes still present are absolutely fascinating. This first edition of the book itself is quite scarce. COOK 1. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.

$100.00

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

EVOLUTION OF LIFE.

By Chapman, Henry C.

J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia: ., 1873. pp. 193 + 33 unnumbered leaves of plates (many of them quite curious). Partially unopened. Folding lithographed frontis map showing a 'Hypothetical Sketch of the Monophylitic Origin and the Diffusion of the 12 Varieties of Men from Lemuria over the Earth.' 8vo. 215 mm. Original full red cloth binding, worn. Hardbound. Good. Dr. Henry Cadwalader Chapman (1845-1909) was a famous Philadelphia physician, scientist, and historian who was long associated with the Museum of Natural History there. Near the end of this work Chapman posits the sunken land of Lemuria as the first birthplace of man. He located it somwhere between Southern Asia and Africa. PA15. Hardcover.

$40.00

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 Connected Narrative of the Holy Scripture. Profusely Illustrated with Color Plates and Half-Tone Engravings.

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

I. SIMILITUDINUM AC PARABOLARUM, QUAE IN BIBLIIS EX HERBIS ATQUE ARBORIBUS DESUMUNTUR, DILUCIDA EXPLICATIO; SEORSUM ACCESSERUNT DE GEMMIS ALIQUOT, IIS PRAESERTIM, QUARUM D. JOANNES APOSTOLUS IN SUA APOCALYPSI MEMINIT: DE ALIIS QUOQUE, QUARUM USUS HOC AEVI APUD OMNES PERCREBUIT, LIBRI II; MEDICI ZIRIZAEI, DE HABITU ET CONSTITUTIONE CORPORIS, QUAM GRAECI KRASIN.

By Lemnius, Levinus; La Rue, Francois.

Typis Guolphg. Hofmanni, sumtibus haeredum Jacobi Fischeri: ; Typis Nicolai Hofmanni, sumptibus haeredum Jacobi Fischeri, Frankfurt am Main: 1619., 1626. Three works bound in one. pp. [16], 170; (171)-288;[16]-185 (9). 16 mo. 120 mm. Latin text brown and brittle. Early full vellum binding with the autograph of L. Grosvenor on front cover. A fuller transcription of the extensive wording on each title page may be had upon request. Levinus Lemnius (1505-1568) was a famed Dutch physician and author. He studied medicine at the University of Leuven under Rembert Dodoens and Konrad Gesner; and under Vesalius at Padua. He travelled also to Switzerland and England. After his wife's death he became a priest, and wrote on a variety of interesting subjects. Francois La Rue (Ca. 1520-1585) was a physician, gemologist, and herbalist from Lille, France. This little work on gems is probably his most significant. CHEST 2/1.

$250.00

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

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