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1) Fables in Slang
Ade, George
New York: Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1900. 16mo. Cloth. 201 p. A collection of humorous fables in the tradition of Aesop, updated for turn-of-the-century sensibilities. Each fable is illustrated with an amusing cartoon-like drawing. Numerous references to interests of the day, including William Cullen Bryant, Charles Darwin, baseball, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, votes for women, etc. Decorative boards. Striking illustrated title page. Shelf wear. Very good.. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Newma ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
2) Philothea: A Grecian Romance
Child, Lydia Maria
New York: C. S. Francis & Co., 1845. New and corrected edition. 12mo. Cloth. 290 p. + publisher's catalog. Lydia Maria Child was an American abolitionist, women's rights activist, opponent of American expansionism, Indian rights activist, novelist, and journalist. This book, according to the preface, is "purely romance." Boards worn and faded; damp staining to pages. This is an ex-library copy from the Sturgis Library in Barnstable, Massachusetts, and bears a bookplate from 1889 ... more information

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3) Prince Prigio
Lang, Andrew
New York: Longmans, Grren, & Co., 1889. 12mo. Cloth. 144 p. A fairy tale set in the land of Pantouflia, complete with fairies, princes, and dragons. This is an ex-library copy from the Sturgis Library, Barnstable Massachusetts, the oldest building housing a library in the country. Library marks include antique bookplate, pocket, date due slip, pencil marks, and stamps. Marbled boards show rubbing and wear. A typewritten review of a different edition pasted inside front cover. Fair.. Cloth. Fair. ... more information

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