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English Literature:Language From ZH BOOKS


A Parser and Analyzer for Beginners, With Diagrams and Suggestive Pictures

By March, Francis Andrew

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1872. Hardcover. Very Good. Early edition; 4 1/2" x 6 1/2"; pp. [9], 2-88, [4]; original pebbled brown boards; gilt title; red tint to page edges; minor wear to head and tail of spine; illustrated with numerous in-line engravings; very good to near fine. Attached to front cover verso is an ornate bookplate of Ellwood Cooper and Sarah Paxon Moore (Cooper). He was a horticulturist and a shrewd businessman who went down in history known as the first manufacturer of olive oil in the United States and the inventor of the equipment necessary for the production of said oil. He was also responsible for bringing the eucalyptus tree to Santa Barbara. Ellwood Bluffs County Park and Ellwood Union School in the region have been named after him. Written by Francis March, "considered the principal founder of modern comparative linguistics in Anglo-Saxon," the book was said to be aimed at "training the pupil to see, hear, and think, as well as to remember rightly."


A DICTIONARY OF BIOGRAPHY Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of all Ages, Nations, and Professions

By Davenport, R. A.

J. & B. Williams, 1843. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. First American Edition (stated). Beautiful full leather; gilt decorations and title to spine. Condition: Good - some scratches and wear to covers, mostly edges and corners; head and tail of spine somewhat rubbed and chipped; scattered foxing, mostly first several pages; previous owner name to first free page.


College Greek Course in English

By Wilkinson, William Cleaver

Phillips and Hunt, 1884. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. First Edition, Second Printing. Previous owner - Frank A. Little - signature and date to first free page. He was an engineer with the HAWKINS IRON COMPANY in Massachusetts - one of the big steel construction companies at the time. Condition: Good - original brown cloth and gilt decorations and title; some shelf wear mostly to edges and corners; pages clean; small stamp to front cover verso.