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Man And Wife
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Man And Wife

by Collins, Wilkie

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RARE/SCARCE.USED. GOOD CONDITION. HARPER & BROTHERS. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 1870. MAN AND WIFE, a novel by WILKIE COLLINS, author of "The Moonstone" and "The Woman in White. Brown boards with ornate gold gilt titles on spine. Large octavo, original cloth, 239 pages [text printed in two columns] (followed by 4 pages of adverts). ILLUSTRATED with a frontispiece portrait and text vignettes. Signed and dated by former owners Mr. & Mrs. A. B. Wiswall of Newton Lake Falls, Mass. Sept. 1869. Social Sciences. Scotland
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Moon of Israel: A Tale of the Exodus
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Moon of Israel: A Tale of the Exodus

by Haggard, H. Rider

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H. RIDER HAGGARD: Moon of Israel: A Tale of the Exodus. Longmans, Green and Co., Copyright 1918. States 1920 on the title page. March 1920 Third Printing Thus. 1920 Used. Good- condition/ no DJ. States 1920 on title page. Blindstamped red cloth boards. Titling still visible on spine. Colour frontispiece of Merapi at a chariot. Gutter separation at back hinge. Bright pages. The novel narrates the events of the Biblical Exodus from Egypt told from the perspective of a scribe named Ana." Rare/Scarce. By H. Rider Haggard, author of "She", King Solomon's Mines, and the Allan Quatermain Professor Challenger series.
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The Searching Wind
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The Searching Wind

by Hellman, Lillian

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First Printing Thus.
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Hellman, Lillian: The Searching Wind. PLAY The Viking Press, 1st Ed., First printing Thus, June, 1944. DRAMA. Used. Good/Good unclipped DJ $2.00 price. Protected in a mylar wrap.
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Treasury of Stories, Jingles, and Rhymes
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Treasury of Stories, Jingles, and Rhymes

by Humphrey, Maude

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MAUDE HUMPHREY: Treasury of Stories, Jingles, and Rhymes. Frederick A. Stokes, undated. Circa 1894. FIRST EDITION. ILLUSTRATED BY MAUDE HUMPHREY. Written by Mary Rice Miller and Elisabeth S. Tucker. SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY. 242 pages. Maroon boards with gold titling and ornamentation. Good condition front paper paste-down label of a little girl wearing a red feather in her blue hat. Please see our photos. Used. Good/ No DJ. A solid copy with intact gutters. "Humphrey was one of the first great American women illustrators paving the way for Jessie Willcox Smith, Grace Drayton and the many other women illustrators of the early 20th century. Humphrey is also known for being film star HUMPHREY BOGART'S mother (and in fact she used her son as a model for many of her pictures)." QUITE RARE. A NICE FIND.
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Dodsworth
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Dodsworth

by Lewis, Sinclair

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Stated First Printing Thus
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Lewis, Sinclair: Dodsworth. Harcourt Brace. Stated 1st Ed. 1st. Impression, March, 1929. Used. VG/ No DJ. A nice, solid copy Plot Summary: "Samuel ('Sam') Dodsworth is an ambitious and innovative automobile designer, who builds his fortunes in fictional Zenith, Winnemac. In addition to his success in the business world, he had also succeeded as a young man in winning the hand of Frances 'Fran' Voelker, a beautiful young socialite..."
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Stories Of New York
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Stories Of New York

by Wharton, Edith, et al.

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Wharton, Edith et al. Stories from Scribner: Stories of New York. Charles Scribner's Sons, Copyright 1893. Authors /stories included in this book are: From Four to Six, Annie Elliot; The commonest possible Story, Bliss Perry; The End of the Beginning, George A. Hibbard; A Puritan Ingenue, John S. Wood; Mrs. Manstey's View, Edith Wharton. Used. Black, leather-bound pocket-size edition. Pink closure ribbon has gone. Good condition. Binding is a little loose. RARE.
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The Chartreuse of Parma (The Charterhouse of Parma)
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The Chartreuse of Parma (The Charterhouse of Parma)

by Stendahl

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Stendhal: The Chartreuse of Parma. Translated from the French by The Lady Mary Loyd. Published by D. Appleton & Co., NY. 1901 First Edition, 1st Printing Thus. States 1 on the last page. Black cloth boards. Paper title label is present on spine but has darkened over time. Used. Good condition/ No DJ is included. A clean, solid copy. Green decorative endpapers are intact. Summary: The Charterhouse of Parma (French: La Chartreuse de Parme) is a novel by Stendahl published in 1839.Telling the story of an Italian nobleman in the and later, it was admired by Balzac, Tolstoy, Andre Gide, di Lampedusa and Henry James. It was inspired by an inauthentic Italian account of the dissolute youth of Alessandro Farnese."
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Costumes Historiques de la France
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Costumes Historiques de la France: (Historical Costumes of France)

by Bibliophile Jacob (Paul Lacroix)

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Complete set of 8 volumes with 640 handcolored engravings of French costumes from the 5th to 19th century, from the reign of Clovis I to Louis-Philippe.Illustrated with all 640 handcolored plates by Leopold Massard (1812-1889), grandson of the famous engraver Jean Massard. Plates finely coloured by hand, with many finished in gold. The illustrations copied from authentic images on statues, bas-reliefs, tomb effigies, paintings, murals, miniatures, drawings, and prints. Vol. 1, 187pp of text, 80 plates, 5th to 12th century; Vol. 2, 172pp, 80 plates 13th century; Vol 3, 217pp, 80 plates 14th century; Vol. 4, 202pp, 80 plates 15th century; Vol. 5, 256pp, 80 plates 16th century; Vol. 6, 202pp, 80 plates 17th century; Vol. 7, 214pp, 80 plates 18th century; and Vol. 8, 221pp, 80 plates, early 19th century. Subjects include many kings and queens, nobles, famous historical figures, knights, ladies, soldiers, peasants and workers.Condition: Cloth bindings discolored and starting to fray, sporadic foxing to… Read More
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The Flitch of Bacon or, The Custom of Dunmow: A Tale of English Home
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The Flitch of Bacon or, The Custom of Dunmow: A Tale of English Home

by Ainsworth, William Harrison

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A Flitch Of Bacon, or The Custom of Dunmow (Copyright 1854, George Routledge & Sons.. "Published 1854 by Geo. Routledge. By William H. Ainsworth Published in London. Leatherbound edition. One of a set titled "Ainsworth's Novels" Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert and titled in the same manner as depicted. RARE. "This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. Please see our stock photo. Used. Very Good Condition/ No dust jacket as issued. Attractive marbled black leather boards with 5 ribs and gold titling, gold top stain. A story about traditional British marriage practices of yore.
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Babar And Father Christmas
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Babar And Father Christmas

by De Brunhoff, Jean

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Babar and Father Christmas (Babar et le Pare Noel). By Jean DeBrunhoff. Childrens Book. Random House 1st Edition, 1940 FIRST EDITION. In RARE original, unclipped dust jacket that shows price 1.00/1.00. Used. Very Good/Good. A nice clean copy. Please see our photos.
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The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. UKRAINIA

The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. UKRAINIA

by Tolstoi, Count Lyof N.

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UKRAINIA Tolstoi, Count Lyof N.: The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. First English Edition, 1888 Walter Scott, 24 Warwick Lane, Paternoster Row, London. Translated from the Russian by Nathan Haskell Dole. Summary: A novel of the Caucasian War 1817-1864. Used. Good- Condition/ No DJ. Blue Boards gold titling and ornamentation. Imperial Russian crest stamped in gilt at center front. A solid copy. Light foxing to endpapers. Toning. Fabric at top of spine missing. RARE/SCARCE.
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A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England
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A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England: from the Establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the Present Time

by Joseph Strutt, J. R. Planche

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Very good + copy of the second edition (first with hand-coloured lithographic plates) of Strutt's monumental work on the costume of England, first published with 143 copperplate engravings in 1796.The classic study of English costume illustrated with numerous examples from illuminated manuscripts held in the British Library, the Bodleian, and Harleian collections. Complete with 153 hand-colored plates, 10 more than the first edition, of people, costumes, armour, seals, and everyday objects from the time of the Saxons to the end of the 17th century. With 2 hand-coloured frontispieces, 8 hand-coloured plates of Egyptian, Greek and Roman costumes in the introduction, and 143 hand-coloured lithographic plates of English costume.New improved edition with critical and explanatory notes by James Robinson Planche, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Joseph Strutt (1749-1802) was an English engraver, artist, antiquary and writer famous for his work on the history of English costume and sports. Starting with… Read More
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Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life

Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life

by Doyle, A. Conan

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Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life. By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Author of the Sherlock Holmes Series. First American Edition. D. Appleton & Co. Copyright 1894.A collection of medical and detective stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Holmes detective series. VG condition/ no DJ included if originally issued. A square, solid copy with bright pages. A rare find in nice condition like this one. 5 x 7 ¾. 307 pages plus adverts.
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The Art of Face Painting in Chinese Music-Drama
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The Art of Face Painting in Chinese Music-Drama

by Zhang Geng , Editor-in-Chief

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Jiangxi Art Publishing Company, 1993. Hardcover First Edition. 170pp, large quarto in case. Compiled by the Music-drama Institute of the Chinese Academy of Arts. Near Fine book in Good slipcase. Gray boards show minor shelf and handling wear; there is a crease on the page before the Contents. Else clean and bright. This is, overall, a stunning volume, colorful and clean, gray boards and colorful pastedown are clean, tight binding. Slipcase shows significant shelf and handling wear with scuffing, fading, three tears in the binding at the spine of the slipcase, and edge and corner wear. It has done its job protecting the volume inside. [Seattle, WA, U.S.A.] Photos are of the copy here at Barbed Wire Books.
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The One Show, Volume 28 (One Show)
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The One Show, Volume 28 (One Show): Advertising's Best Print, Design, Radio, And TV

by The One Club Yash Egmi

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The One Club Volume 28 Large Folio Hardcover Good Condition Good Dust Jacket Clean 524 pp Color and B/W Plus Accompang Bonus Radio CD. Some shelf wear else Good+. NO Writing inside. NOT A LIBRARY COPY..Stunning Visuals... See our Three Geese in Flight Book Scans.
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