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Pieced Work and Applique Quilts at Shelburne Museum. Museum Pamphlet Series, Number 2.

Pieced Work and Applique Quilts at Shelburne Museum. Museum Pamphlet Series, Number 2.

by Lilian Baker Carlisle

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Shelburne, VT: Shelburne Museum, 1957. Soft cover. Very Good. Museum Pamphlet Series, Number 2, on the famed (and fabulous!) quilt collection at the Shelburne Museum. 8vo, wraps, 96 pages, b/w illustrations, 1 in color, bibliography. Condition is VERY GOOD: light spotting to pages edges and on title and last page, the paste-on title label to front cover is missing,owner address label inside from cover, light pencil notation inside rear cover.
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Visiting Cards and Cases

Visiting Cards and Cases

by Edwin Banfield

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Used - Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780948382031
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0948382031
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Trowbridge, Wiltshire, UK: Baros Books, 1989. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1st edition (no additional printings noted). 8vo, blue boards, 149 pages, b/w photographs throughout, bibliography, index. Condition: NEAR FINE book / NEAR FINE jacket: small stain to top page edge, otherwise looks unread. The author discusses the history and development of visiting cards and their cases with more than 300 illustrations of the various cases and the materials of which they were made (silver, mother-of-pearl, ivory, lacquer, papier mache, Tunbridge wear, etc) and the decoration with which they were embellished, reflecting the social history of the Regency and Victorian periods (from the jacket). Georgette Heyer would have made great use of this book.
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A Little book of old rhymes.
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A Little book of old rhymes.

by Barker, Cicely Mary.

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Used - VG+
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London: Blackie & Son, [n.d.]. Hardcover. VG+/VG. Possible first edition (no date, price on jacket is 1/6; jacket panel lists to "A Flower Fairy Alphabet," published in 1934). 24mo (5 1/2" tall), 48 pages, color and b/w illus; illus eps; paper-backed boards with linen-look and checkerboard design, pictorial paste-on. Condition is VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD jacket: book has sl. edgewear at spine head and tail; sm. (1/4" closed tear at margin of page 39; Jacket has lt. edgewear with very small chips and tears at edges, sl. discoloring to white. A lovely book with Barker's delightful illustrations...
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Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book. With verses by Mrs. Sale Barker

Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book. With verses by Mrs. Sale Barker

by Kate Greenaway; Mrs. Sale Barker

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London / New York: Frederick Warne, 1975. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall. Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book. With verses by Mrs. Sale Barker. London / New York: Frederick Warne, no date [circa 1970s]. Printed in Great Britain. Description: 32mo, beige cloth,126 pages (only the pages with verses are numbered, not the opposite blank page with lines for entering names), illustrations throughout with small one-color illus. next to each date, and 12 full-page color plates. Blank lined pages for birthday notes. Originally published in 1880, this is a reprint edition from the mid 1970s or later - price on jacket is $2.95. Condition: NEAR FINE book / NEAR FINE jacket: book is like new (there were two penciled names that have been erased leaving no markings); jacket is like new excepting it is clipped on the lower front flap (but not the price), very light toning to edges. A lovely copy.
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Automobile Association Touring Map of Scotland.

Automobile Association Touring Map of Scotland.

by John Bartholomew & Son

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Edinburgh / London: John Bartholomew & Son, 1920. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Automobile Association Touring Map of Scotland. Engraved and published by John Bartholomew & Son, no date (circa 1920s). Bartholomew's Quarter-Inch Great Britain Automobile Map. Original price 4/6. Description: Color folding map with cloth backing, folds into a 7" x 4" booklet with drawing on front and information on back pasted onto the cloth. Condition: VERY GOOD: very light wear and discoloring to edges; map is in nearly new condition.
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What I Saw in London; or Men and Things in the Great Metropolis.

What I Saw in London; or Men and Things in the Great Metropolis.

by David W. Bartlett

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Used - Very Good
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1852. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1st edition. 12mo, contemporary blind-stamped red cloth with gilt titles and decoration on spine, 327 pages, [8] pages publisher ads, engraved frontispiece with tissue guard of Mary and William Howitt (they are described beginning on page 144. The Howitts together wrote over 180 books! - though Bartlett repeatedly states: "you would not take her for an authoress." She is most famous for her poem "The Spider and the Fly."). Condition is VERY GOOD -: ex-library with class # on spine in white, some residue and "discarded" stamp on rear endpapers, front endpaper has "Property of Avon Free Public Library, Avon, Conn" and a penned name of Thomas Williams, light rubbing and small tears to extremities, light general soiling to boards, light scattered foxing, Take a tour of London with Bartlett, where you will meet all manner of people, places, and tales.… Read More
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The Brothers Boswell: A Novel.

The Brothers Boswell: A Novel.

by Philip Baruth

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781569475591
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1569475598
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New York: Soho Press, 2009. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 1st, edition, Signed by the author on the title page, 329 pages. Condition: FINE book / FINE jacket: new. In 1763, James Boswell and Samuel Johnson take a boat down the Thames to visit Greenwich. Unknown to this pair, they are being stalked by John Boswell, James's younger brother, who has recently been released from an asylum for the insane. A perfect literary thriller set in 18th century London.
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Outsiders Inside Vermont:  three centuries of visitor's viewpoints on the Green Mountain State.
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Outsiders Inside Vermont: three centuries of visitor's viewpoints on the Green Mountain State.

by Bassett, T.D. Seymour, Ed.

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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780914016304
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091401630x
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Canaan, NH: Phoenix Publishing, 1967. Soft cover. VG+. 8vo, wraps, 148 pages. VERY GOOD+ with sl. edgewear.
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Woman's Fiction: A Guide to Novels by and about Women in America, 1820-1870
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Woman's Fiction: A Guide to Novels by and about Women in America, 1820-1870

by Baym, Nina

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Used - VG+
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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780801411281
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0801411289
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Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1978. First Edition . Hardcover. VG+/VG+. 1st edition, 8vo, gray cloth, 320 pages, bibliographies.VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD+ jacket: slight spotting to top page edge, otherwise appears unread; jacket has very light edgewear, toning to spine.
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The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
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The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

by [ Beatrix Potter ]

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Buffalo, NY: Berger, 1907., 1907. Hardcover. GOOD+. Unp [21p.] 21 b/w illus; 6 color chromos. 16mo. (7" tall); ribbed tan cloth, pictorial cover (cover has title as "Peter Rabbit;" the illustration is of Peter in his turquoise jacket and a small bird; the illustration is in a square with gilt edging ) . There is no reference to Potter as the author; nor is the book referenced in Quinby's bibliographical checklist; this is one of the pirated American editions that Quinby discusses in her book. GOOD+ / no dj : some lt. edgewear to the boards at corners and spine head and tail; other lt. rubbing to the covers; interior staples show lite rusting on a few pages. The illustrations are clear and bright.
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The Gulley: A Place Apart

The Gulley: A Place Apart

by Jane C. Beck

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Montpelier, VT: Privately printed by Norman and Lyn Lear/ Leahy Press, 1999. Soft cover. Near Fine. J. J. Lankes. Originally printed by Norman and Frances Lear for Christmas 1984; this edition reprinted by Norman and Lyn Lear, Christmas 1999 and updated by the author. 8vo - an oblong almost square, stiff wraps, 160 pp, illustrated with woodcuts by J. J. J. Lankes based on material he found during his stay in the Gulley during the summer of 1929, b/w and color photographs, references. Condition is NEAR FINE: like new. A history of The Gulley in South Shaftsbury Vermont starting in 1783 with John Millington through 200 years of ownership including Robert Frost, artist Kenneth Noland, and finally Norman Lear in 1979. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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It is Well; or, Faith's Estimate of Afflictions
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It is Well; or, Faith's Estimate of Afflictions

by John Hill; G. T. Bedell

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Philadelphia: Daniels & Smith, 1846. Hardcover. Near Fine. 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall. Altered from the original work of Rev. John Hill, by G. T. Bedell, Rector of St. Andrew's Church, Phil'a. Reprint ed, originally published in 1832-3. 32mo (4 ½"), brown blind-stamped publisher's cloth with gilt decoration on cover and spine, all pages gilt, yellow eps, 109 pages. Condition is NEAR FINE: slight bumping to spine head and tail and corners, otherwise this little book is like new - somebody took very good care! It is Well; or, Faith's Estimate of Afflictions seems to be a companion piece to Bedell's work "Is It Well? or, Three serious and interesting Questions to Wives and Mothers" also first published in 1832-3.
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A Magazine of Her Own?: Domesticity and Desire in the Woman's Magazine, 1800-1914
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A Magazine of Her Own?: Domesticity and Desire in the Woman's Magazine, 1800-1914

by Beetham, Margaret

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First paperback edition
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780415141123
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0415141125
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London / NY: Routledge, 1996. First paperback edition . Soft cover. VG+. 1st softbound edition, 8vo, 242 pages, b/w illustrations, extensive bibliography, index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ with little wear, a slightly sunned spine. "A lively and revealing historical exploration of the immensely popular ladies' magazines of the 19th and early 20th century; Beetham investigates how these magazines deployed visual images and a range of written forms to define the femininity of their readers and to address their desire.
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The Novels of Mrs. Aphra Behn.

by Behn, Aphra; Ernest A. Baker, Introd.

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London: George Routledge, 1905. First paperback edition . Hardcover. G+. No additional printings noted. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt titles, top edge gilt, 380 pages, xxxvii - introduction by Ernest A. Baker. Condition: GOOD+ / no jacket: fading to the black at edges and spine, rubbing to extremities with 1" tear to top spine gutter, corners bumped, webbing exposed at endpapers but book remains tight, toning to endpapers, internally clean except for faint spotting to first few pages and an owner name on the fep. Contents: The Royal Slave; The Fair Jilt; The Nun; Agnes De Castro; The Lover's Watch; The Case for the Watch; The Lady's Looking-Glass to Dress Herself By; The Lucky Mistake; The Court of the King of Bantam; and The Adventure of the Black Lady. [ Aphra Behn, 1640-1689, a poet, spy, playwright, and novelist - Baker in his introduction begins with "To most people nowadays the name of Aphra Behn conveys nothing more intelligible that certain vague associations of… Read More
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The Remembered gate: origins of American feminism: the women and the city, 1800-1860.

by Berg, Barbara J.

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First Edition
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. First Edition . Hardcover. G/G. 1st editon. 8vo, 334 pages, index, bibliography. Condition is GOOD book / GOOD jacket:: general wear; some underlining and margin notes. DJ: soiling, edgewear, creasing.
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Jumbo:  the story of his life.

Jumbo: the story of his life.

by Berkey, Ben.

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Minneapolis, MN: T.S. Denison, 1971. Hardcover. VG-. 13th printing (August 1971; first published in 1959). Quarto, illustrated boards, 64 pages, b/w illustrations. VERY GOOD- book / no jacket: ex-library [has a bookplate, a stamp on front endpaper, number on title page, pocket and stamp on rear endpaper, no other markings or spine label]. light edge and cover wear, internally clean and tight excepting the library remains. The story of Barnum & Bailey's famous elephant, the biggest elephant the world has ever seen; written and illustrated by the author.
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Among women.
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Among women.

by Bernikow, Louise

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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780517538432
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0517538431
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NY: Harmony Books, 1980. First Edition . Hardcover. VG/VG. 0517538431 1st edition, 8vo, tan / burgundy hardcover, 296pp, bibliography. VERY GOOD book / VERY GOOD jacket: book has lt. spotting to top page edge; jacket has sl. edgewear, sunned spine.
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Beautiful London: 103 photographs; with a foreword by James Pope-Hennessy.

by Bernsheim, Helmut.

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London: Phaidon Press, 1956., 1956. Hardcover. VG/G. 4to, 4th printing, 124p. b/w illustrations. Condition is VERY GOOD book / GOOD jacket : sl edgewear; sl browning to pgs. DJ: edgewear, rubbing; soiling; price-clipped. (in mylar).
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The Making of Kew [ Folio Miniatures ]

The Making of Kew [ Folio Miniatures ]

by Madeleine Bingham

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Used - VG+
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780718113049
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0718113047
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London: Michael Joseph, 1975. 1st Edition . Hardcover. VG+. Folio Miniatures. 1st edition [First published in 1975], 12mo, pictorial boards, 48 pages, b/w illustrations and color plates. Condition: VERY GOOD+ with a small dink to bottom edge of front cover, the coating on the paper is pulling away in a few places in the spine gutter (but is not torn - see image], internally clean and tight. The illustrations are reproductions of works by the great landscape and botanical artists of the day.
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Historic Nova Scotia

Historic Nova Scotia

by Will R. Bird

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Halifax, NS: Government of Nova Scotia, 1935. Soft cover. Very Good. William E. Degarthe. Will R. Bird. Historic Nova Scotia. Drawings by William E. Degarthe. Halifax, NS: Government of Nova Scotia, no date. [Originally published in 1935]. 8vo, stapled wraps, 115 pages, b/w illustrations throughout, color illus on front and rear covers (lithographed in Nova Scotia). Condition: VERY GOOD with small chip at spine tail, slight edgewear, staples on title page slight rusty. A terrific piece of Canadian memorabilia. On the cover: "Nova Scotia has the proud distinction of being the only Province of the Dominion of Canada and the first Colony of Great Britain to possess a flag of its own. The Flag of Nova Scotia traces its origins to the Charter of New Scotland granted in 1621 to Sir William Alexander (afterwards the Earl of Stirling) by King James VI of Scotland and I of England.
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