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1 Bunyan, John. , Wickens, Stephen B. THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME DELIVERED UNDER THE SIMILITUDE OF A DREAM
New York Lane & Tippett for the Methodist Episcopal Church 1848 Hardcover P/NONE 
Poor condition. Selling book AS IS. Brown leather over cardboard boards. Front board is missing. Rear board is completely separated. Spine cover is damaged and top/bottom 1 1/2 inches are missing. Sewed spine still intact. Pages have some foxing/light browning. ; Text is divided into chapters with an introduction, index, notes, chiefly selected from Bunyan's own writings and a sketch of the author's life by Stephen B. Wickens. Frontispiece is engravure of Bunyan drawn by Derby, England by W. D. Smith. Other engravures throughout book are not signed. A book still worth having repaired. ; 4x6; 478+ads pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Defoe, Daniel (Author). , Stephens, Kate (edited by) THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE - ECLECTIC SCHOOL READINGS
American Book Company 1896 P 
Poor condition and selling AS IS. Book still together. Green covers/blk lettering. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Eclectic School Readings; Small 8vo 7" - 8" ; 246+ads pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
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3 Dickens, Charles OLD CURIOSITY SHOP AND OTHER REPRINTED PIECES THE COMPLETE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS - POOR BOY'S STORY, SCHOOLBOY'S STORY, GHOST OF ART, OUT OF TOWN,OUT OF THE SEASON,POOR MAN'S TALE OF A PATIENT,NOBLE SAVAGE, A FLIGHT, DETECTIVE POLICE, ON DUTY, ET AL Little Nell and Her Grandfather, Long Voyage, Begging Letter Writer, Child's Dream of a Star, Our English Watering Place, Our French Watering Place, Bill Sticking, Births Mrs Meek of a Son, Lying Awake, Poor Relation's Story, Child's Story, Nobody's Story
Gebbie & Company , Publishing 1893 Later Printing Hardcover G+ Illustrated by Barnard 
Rating book good plus HOWEVER covers are not. SPINE IS COMPLETELY GONE. Covers are in very good condition otherwise making for an easy rebind. FEP has 21/2 x 33/4 simple b/w paper pasteup showing library ownership and presented by Mrs. H. Drummer. Because spine is missing front cover is completely separated and rear is literally hanging by a thread. Endpapers are a bit damaged at hinge. Due date and card holder on rear end free page. ; One of 16 volumes. Artists' Japan Edition number 6 of 1,000. Other reprinted pieces included. Steel photogravure illustrations from original designs by Barnard. Rated GOOD PLUS however covers are not. Brown covers with leather spine and spillover. Gold braided detail where leather and cloth meet. Beautiful all edge gilt (AED) . Text is clean and tight despite cover condition. Frontispiece is in beautiful color detail entitled 'Little Nell and Her Grandfather'. Frontispiece is in beautiful color detail entitled 'Little Nell and Her Grandfather'. Frontispiece is in beautiful color detail entitled 'Little Nell and Her Grandfather'. Frontispiece is in beautiful color detail entitled 'Little Nell and Her Grandfather'. Other than frontispiece all illustrations are hand edged glued onto blank pages with guard page. Four are in Old Curiosity Shop and 4 are reprinted pieces. All are in sepia except one which is in blue tone. Reprinted pieces are The Long Voyage, The Begging Letter Writer, The Child's Dream Of A Star, Our English Watering Place, Our French Watering Place, Bill Sticking, Births -Mrs Meek - Of A Son, Lying Awake, The Poor Relation's Story, The Child's Story, The Poor Boy's Story, The Schoolboy's Story, Nobody's Story, The Ghost Of Art, Out Of Town, Out Of The Season, A Poor Man's Tale Of A Patient, The Noble Savage, A Flight, The Detective Police, Three 'Detective' Antedotes, On Duty With Inspector Field, Down With The Tide, A Walk In A Workhouse, Prince Bull A Fairy Tale, A Plated Article, Our Honorable Friend, Our School, Our Vestry, Our Bore, A Monument Of French Folly, A Christmas Tree. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop shipping, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. This offer is also available to our international customers as long as the s/h to the drop ship address is the same as yours. You are welcome to email for more information. ; Large 8vo; 673 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 Dumas, Alexander SIX YEARS LATER OR TAKING THE BASTILE
F. M. Lupton 1893 no edition/printing given Hardcover VG+ 
In very good plus condition. Looks and feels almost new considering age. Solid color pebbled burgandy covers with burgandy/gold marbling on front/back covers. Spine has the burgandy pebbled feel with a solid burgandy banner with gold lettering at top of spine. Center spine has the leaf and torch logo and at spine bottom is the publishers name. Inside front cover is a 3 1/4/ x 1 3/4 black and off white paper paste-up from Geo. B. Ensworth of Elmira NY the previous owner with the nmber 103 hand written. This is probably his personal library number. Text is clean/tight with normal light browning with a bit darker around the outside. Comes with original light blue bookmark ribbon which separated from spine when I moved it. Gift quality condition. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop shipping, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. This offer is also available to our international customers as long as the s/h to the drop ship address is the same as yours. You are welcome to email for more information. ; 5 x 7 1/4 x 1 5/8; 452 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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5 Emerson, Ralph Waldo COMPENSATION
Parse & Hopkins 1890's? Hardcover VG 
Very good condition. Brown covers that are blindstamped on front and spine with leaves, flowers and other details. Title and author's name in gold on front cover. Spine has what looks like a few mouse nibbles otherwise still nice. Text is clean/tight. Sepia steel engravure of Emerson as frontispiece protected by original onion paper. Title page has elaborate gold worked details around black lettered title. ; 41/8x67/8; 29 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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6 G. G. S. , Sheridan, R. Brinsley THE DRAMTIC WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN WITH A MEMOIR OF HIS LIFE BOHN'S STANDARD LIBRARY
London Henry G. Bohn 1852 Hardcover G+ 
No edition/printing given. Dark green covers with blindstamped decorations on front/rear covers. Spine also has blindstamping with title in gold. Normal usage showing. Inked ownership of Raymond Wells dated 1905 and Cluff dated 1941. Endpapers have Bohn's Standard Titles printed in blue. There are 2 title pages with the main one having a steel engravure frontispiece of Sheridan. Original onion paper protects this engravure from title page. Text is quite clean/tight with some foxing throughout. A few pages have darker foxing. Not all pages are edge cut from binder. Works included are THe Rivals, St. Patrick's Day, The Duenna, The School for Scandal, The Critic, Trip to Scarborough, Pizarro, Verses to the Memory of Garrick. ; Bohn's Standard Library; 5x71/2; 565+ad pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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7 Hardy, Thomas THE WELL-BELOVED A SKETCH OF A TEMPERAMENT
Harper & Brothers 1897 Reprint Hardcover G+/NONE Illustrated by H. MacBeth-Raeburn 
No edition/printing given. Good plus condition. Blk covers/gold lettering/details on front and spine. Spine gold is somewhat worn and faded from age. Some open wear/rub at corner edges and spine ends. Handling showing on covers and there is a thin white line on back cover. Could be paint. Front endpapers have many penciled last names. Rear endpapers have some darkening from a paper that was there. Text is a bit sheky from splitting front hinge but nothing is falling apart. Text is normally dark from aging. Minor foxing on some pages. B/w frontispiece is sketch of lonely road going into the horizon. Original protective paper still intact. Contents in three parts: A Young Man of Twenty, A Young Man of Forty, A Young Man Turned Sixty. ; 8vo; 339+map pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 Hawthorne, Nathaniel THE MARBLE FAUN OR THE ROMANCE OF MONTE BENI VOLUME 1 The Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne with Introductory Notes by George Parsons Lathrop
Houghton, Mifflin & Co 1897 Hardcover G 
Riverside Edition. Volume 1 only from a series of 13. Burgandy covers with gold trim. Most of the gold lettering and details on spine are worn off. Covers have normal edge and corner bump and wear. Penciled ownership of Anastasia Mullaney of Elmira NY. Front and rear hinges are splitting making the text shaky but nothing is falling apart. Some foxing and normal page browning throughout. Frontispiece is b/w illustrations of Miriam and Donatello with original onion skin paper. ; Small 8vo; 527 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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9 Hawthorne, Nathaniel THE THREE GOLDEN APPLES - YOUNG FOLKS LIBRARY - FEBRUARY 15,1895
Educational Publishing Company 1895 Booklet VG+ 
Number 23. Published semi-monthly. Stapled spine. Minor finger smudgies on covers. For 3rd graders. Text is clean/tight. Gift quality condition. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop shipping, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. This offer is also available to our international customers as long as the s/h to the drop ship address is the same as yours. You are welcome to email for more information. ; Young Folks Library of Choice Literature; Textbook; Vol. 2; 63/4x5; 31 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Irving, Pierre, M. THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WASHINGTON IRVING VOL.2
Putnam's Sons 1869 Hardcover VG 
Revised and condensed in 3 volumes. This is vol 2 only. Black pebbled covers with nice gold emblem and title on front. Spine and some spillover are completely faded.. Bottom of spine has tear and minor damage. Inked ownership of W. C. Cockey Christmas 1883.two title pages. Second title page has frontiepiece has an 1820 engravure of washington irving from the picture by Stuart Newton. Still has original protective page. Text is clean/tight with light normal page browning. ; Vol. 2; 41/2x61/2; 438 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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11 Irving, Washington ASTORIA OR ANEECDOTES OF AN ENTERPRISE BEYOND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS
Putnam's Sons 1868 Revised Edition Hardcover VG+ 
People's Edition. Author's revised edition complete in one volume. Very minor usage showing. Dark green covers with gold lettering/details on front. Sine is somewhat faded to a lighter green and gold lettering is not as bright as it should be. Inkrf ownership of Cockey Christmas 1883. Frontispiece is nice steel engravure entitled Agate. Original onion skin protective page still intact. Text is clean/tight with minor browning. A few pages have been creased upon binding. ; 41/4x61/4; 649 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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12 Irving, Washington OLIVER GOLDSMITH A BIOGRAPHY
Putnam's Sons 1883? Hardcover VG+ 
Part of a series. People's Edition. Dark green covers with gold lettering/etails on front. Spine is sun mottled but some of the gold lettering can be seen. Also some mottling around front cover edges. Text is clean/tight. Inked ownership dated Christmas 1883. Nice engravure frontispiece not in usual location. Entitled 'Johnson Reading The VIcar'. Protective paper still in place. ; 41/4x63/4; 427 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Irving, Washington THE ALHAMBRA
Putnam's Sons 1882 Hardcover VG+ 
Minor usage. Part of a series. Author's revised edition. Dark green covers with gold details/lettering on front cover. Spinehas some sun mottles. Text is clean/tight. Frontispiece in different position. Has round engravure of Alhambra. Original protective paper in place. Inked ownership dated 1883.; 41/4x63/4; 496 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 Irving, Washington THE LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS TO WHICH ARE ADDED THOSE OF HIS COMPANIONS VOLUME 3
Putnam's Sons 1868 Revised Edition Hardcover VG 
Author's Revised edition. Also People's Edition. Blk pebbled covers with nice gold emblem and title on front. Spine with some spillover completely sunfaded. Text is clean/tight. Nice engravure frontispiece of Columbus in Prison. Original protective paper still intact. Inked ownerhip of Cockey dated 1883. ; Vol. 3; 41/2x61/2; 634 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Irving, Washington THE LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS TO WHICH ARE ADDED THOSE OF HIS COMPANIONS-VOLUME 1 ONLY
Putnam's Sons 1868 Revised Edition Hardcover VG 
Blk pebbled covers with nice gold emblem and title on front. Spine and spillover completely sun faded. Minor cover usage. Author's Revised Edition. Also a People's Edition. Text is clean/tight. Frontispiece on front of page instead of across from title. Shows b/w illustration of Arms of Columbus. Protective paper intact. Interesting note on the free frontendpaper by previous owner W. W. Cockey regarding this book and rest of the Washington Irving series as follows 'This set of books written by Washing Irving are to go to my father Ches. S. . Peggih (? ) according to my desire'. ; Vol. 1; 41/2x61/2; 497 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Irving, Washington WOLFERT'S ROOST AND OTHER PAPERS NOW FIRST COLLECTED
Putnam's Sons 1865 Revised Edition Hardcover VG+ 
Could be a People's Edition. Author's revised edition stated. Almost no usage showing. Dark green covers. Gold lettering/details on front. Spine a bit faded and gold lettering is not as bright as it should be. Pre-title page has round steel engravure showing a moon over water scene. Text is clean/tight with very minor natural browning or foxing. Inked ownership of Cockey dated Christmas 1883. ; 41/4x61/4; 431 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Irving, Washington A/k/a Crayon, Geoffrey BRACEBRIDGE HALL OR THE HUMORISTS A MEDLEY
Putnam's Sons 1865 Revised Edition Hardcover VG+ 
People's Edition. Author's revised edition complete in one volume. Very minor usage showing. Dark green covers with gold lettering/details on front. Gold lettering on spine almost gone. Covers have mottled fading. Inked ownership of Cockey dated Christmas 1883. Although text is clean/tight there is some normal foxing. Pre-title page has nice steel oval engravure of young lady holding a kittie. ; 41/4x61/4; 543 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Irving, Washington A/k/a Crayon, Geoffrey TALES OF A TRAVELLER,IRVINGS TALES OF A TRAVELLER
Putnam's Sons 1865 Revised Edition Hardcover VG+ 
People's Edition author's revised edition complete in one volume. Minor usage showing. Dark green covers with gold lettering/details on front. Spine is very faded and gold lettering is gone. Inked ownership of Cockey dated June 1883. Text is clean/tight with very minor browning or foxing. Pre-title page has round steel engravure of man looking at a fallen column. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and domestic drop shipping for almost any occasion. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 41/4x61/4; 530 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Irving, Wm. , Paulding, J. Kirke. , Irving, Washington SALMAGUNDI OR THE WHIMWHAMS AND OPINIONS OF LAUNCELOT LANGSTAFF, ESQ AND OTHERS--PEOPLES EDITION
Putnam's Sons 1860 Reprint Hardcover VG Illustrated by Duthie Sculp 
Printed from the original edition with a preface and notes by Evert A. Duyckinck. People's Edition. Black pebbled covers with nice gold emblem with title on front cover. Spine gold looks worn. Small repairable chink in spine. Minor usage showing. Inked ownership of W. C. Cockey Christmas 1883.nice frontispiece engravure of Salmagundi and friends by Duthie Sculp. The name of Hoppin also appears at bottom of engraveure. Still has original protective page. Text is quite clean/tight. Some minor stains on front endpapers. ; 41/2x61/2; 473 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Lamb, Charles Lamb, Mary TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Ginn 1885 Hardcover VG+ 
Red cloth boards. Black lettering/details. Edited for use in schools. Inked ownership of 1889 Citadel student. Minor usage showing. Spine has a bit of sun fading. Clean. ; Textbook; Small 8vo; 309+ pages 
Price: 39.50 USD
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