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Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia and Fact Index, 15 Vols. A - Z by F. E. Compton & Company

1947. F.E.Compton and Company. Black boards with green lettering on spine. Light edgewear and scuffing to boards and on some volumes title lettering has faded. Spines are sturdy. Text is clean and unmarked.…

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Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

Harper and Brothers circa 1915. All ten volumes are in fair condition with dark green cloth boards with decorative gilt spines. Texts are clean and unmarked. Boards are sturdy. Bindings in Volumes II and IV are weakening and Volume I shows slight separ…

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Draper's Self Culture, 10 vols. by Andrew Sloan Draper

Twentieth Century Self Culture Association 1907. Ten volumes. Texts throughout are clean and unmarked. Boards are sturdy showing moderate shelf and edge wear. Deckle edges are soiled. Bindings are in good condition except volumes I and III where hi…

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History of the Civil War in America by Comte de Paris

J. H. Coates & Co., 1875 Vols I, II and III. Good condition overall. Text is clean and unmarked, pages lightly tanned with age. Dark blue boards w/gilt lettering are sturdy, showing moderate shelf and edgewear - bumped corners, scuffmarks. Pastedowns a…

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Pepys, Samuel

1893-1899. George Bell & Sons. Nine Volume set - Vols. I thru VIII plus "Pepysiana". Edited by Henry B. Wheatley, F.S.A. Ivory and tan boards with gold lettering. Condition overall is good. Moderate foxing on inside of front and back covers and some f…

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The Saga of Andy Burnett by Stewart Edward White

Doubleday and Company, 1947. Stated First edition. Book is in good condition. Text is clean and unmarked. Binding and boards are sturdy. Author's name on spine is worn and title and publisher's name are dull. Boards show shelf and edge wear especiall…

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Waverly Novels - 20 Vols. by Sir Walter Scott

Published by Belford, Clarke & Co. between 1875 and 1892. Books are marbled with tan corners and spines. Titles on spine in black. Endpages marbled. Pages are tanned with age, but little foxing; text is clean and unmarked. Boards are scuffed and worn. …

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Bulwer's Works by Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer

24 Volumes. 1885-1888. J.P. Lippincott Company. Boards are marbled with tan corners and along spine side. Spine is tan with 5 segments; dark red and black titles. Inside boards, endpages and foredges also marbled. Boards show substantial edgewear. Spi…

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William Makepeace Thackery - 20 Vols. by Thackery, William Makepeace

1869. Smith, Elder & Co. Boards, endpages and foredges have a brown spotted pattern; boards have burgundy corners and spine with gold lettering, some worn to illegibility. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpages. Bindings in poor condition with sep…

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The Fish Hawk's Nest by Stephen W. Meader

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company in 1952. Stated First Edition. Red texture boards are sturdy, hinges OK. Boards have marks from tape. Text is clean and unmarked, pages tanned. Several names in ink on front end page. DJ in poor condition, tea…

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Shakespeare in Deutscher Sprache, Vols. I - IX by William Shakespeare

1908. A. W. von Schlegels. Translated by Friedrich Gundolf. Text throughout is clean and unmarked, pages very lightly tanned. Light brown boards are sturdy - showing edgewear and moderate scuffs and stains of age. Spines in poor condition - all but Vol…

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Gilt-edged Bonds by Ian Fleming

Macmillan 1961. First printing in good condition.Light edge and shelf wear. Spine is slightly faded. No DJ.…

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The Commerce Clause by Felix Frankfurter

University of North Carolina Press 1937. The Weil Lectures on American citizenship series. Text is clean and unmarked. Dark blue boards are sturdy showing light shelf and edge wear. Spine is bright and unfaded.. Small stain on foredge. No DJ.…

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Medicine An Illustrated History by Lyons, Albert S.,M.D. and Petrucelli, R. Joseph II, M.D

1978 Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Book in near new condition. Gift inscription to previous owner on front endpage. DJ shows light wear. 13 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 2…

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Nymph Fishing for Larger Trout by Charles E. Brooks

Easton 1997. Book is a Collector's edition like new. Leather bound with burgundy silk pastedowns and endpages. No DJ as issued.…

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