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1) Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ended June 30 1905
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1905. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 132 p. Includes general news and a summary of operations of the year, including appropriations and expenditures, additions to the collections, researches, explorations, correspondence, staff, accessions, publications, etc. Exlibrary marks include vintage bookplate from the Sturgis Library in Barnstable Massachusetts and title page stamp. Fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾&qu... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
2) Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ended June 30 1903
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1905. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 646 p. Illustrated. Maps. Black and white photographs. Includes general news and a summary of operations of the year, including appropriations and expenditures, additions to the collections, researches, explorations, correspondence, staff, accessions, publications, curator and departmental reports etc. Also includes extensive reports on the United States National Museum -- An account of the Buildings Occupied b... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
3) Annual Report of the US National Museum 1919
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1920. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1920. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 211 pp. Ex-library. Rare! Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) Annual Report of the US National Museum 1920
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1920. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1921. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 210 pp. Ex-library. Rare! Good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
5) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institutuion 1953
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1954. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1954. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 481 pp. Ex-library. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
6) Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1899. Report of the U.S. National Museum
Smithsonian
 
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1901. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 598 p. Illustrated. In addition to the annual report of the Institution, this volume includes lengthy papers describing and illustrating collections in the U. S. National Museum. They include: A guide to the Study of the Collections in the Section of Applied Geology -- The Non-metallic Minerals by George P. Merrill; A Primitive Frame for Weaving Narrow Fabrics by Otis Tufton Mason; An Early West Virginia Pottery by Walter Ho... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
7) Cameos from English History from Rollo to Edward II
Yonge, Charlotte M
 
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1869. 8vo. Cloth. 475 p. Index. A readable history of Britain. An exlibrary copy from Cape Cod's historic Sturgis Library in Barnstable, Massachusetts. Library marks include vintage bookplate, pocket and slip, stamp, and white lettering on spine. Minor edgewear only. Very good.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
8) Chronicle of the Cid, from the Spanish
Southey, Robert
 
Lowell, MA, USA: Daniel Bixby, 1846. First American Edition, stated. Tall 8vo. Brown silk boards, decoratively blindstamped, rebacked in matching dark brown cloth, blindstamped, gilt titles. Antique ex-library with plates from the Sturgis Library Barnstable, MA, hand-numbered and hand-dated, and Boston Public library inside front board. xvi, 486 pp. Includes very useful preface that includes information on the original writings translated in this work translation came from three different works: Chronic... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$225.00
9) Concord River : Selections from the Journals of William Brewster
Dexter, Smith O., Editor
 
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1937. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 258 p. Illustrated with 1 color and numerous black and white plates by Frank W. Benson, noted American Impressionist. A charming and readable book, made up of ornithologist's Brewster's field notes and diaries, of his observations of natural life in and around the Concord River in Massachusetts. This is an ex-library copy from the Sturgis Library in Barnstable, Massachusetts. Library marks include lettering and remains of a... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$60.00
10) The Crayon Miscellany
Irving, Washington
 
New York: G. P. Putnam, 1861. Author's revised edition complete in one volume. 8vo. Cloth. Illustrated with three attractive engravings. 379 p. Volume IX of Irving's Works. Three pieces by Irving, including the extensive A Tour on the Prairies; Abbotsford, and Newstead Abbey. His Tour on the Prairies includes visits to Native American Indian lands, forts, hunting, buffalo, bee hunts, camps, wild horses, wild turkeys, prairie dogs, and more. Ex-library marks include Sturgis Library bookplate ... more information

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$60.00
11) Crickets and Frogs: A Fable
Mistral, Gabriela;Gorey, Edward donation
 
New York: Atheneum, 1972. New York: Atheneum, 1972. First edition. In Spanish and English. Translated and adapted by Doris Dana. Ex-library from Sturgis Library, the oldest library building in the USA and donated by Gorey to the library. Printed name and date on ffep on Sturgis Library bookplate. Mistral was the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize for literature. Crickets and Frogs is an unusual prose piece for children. The usual library markings. Good in very good dustjacket, protected with a l... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
12) Cyclopaedia of English Literature : A History, Critical and Biographical, of British Authors, From the Earliest to the Present Times in Two Volumes
Chambers, Robert, Editor
 
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1867. New edition, enlarged, improved, and illustrated. 4to. Blindstamped cloth. 2 volumes. An impressive set with attractive illustrations. Covers the work of British novelists, poets, and essayists, and includes critical interpretations, excerpts, biographical sketches, etc. Exlibrary markings include white call number on spine, 1868 bookplate of the Sturgis Library, and several fading stamps. Moderate shelfwear, and chipping to head of spine of volume 1. Very good... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
13) A DOUBLE STORY (also republished as The Lost Princess - A Double Story)
MacDonald, George
 
New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1875. First American Edition. Brown silk with black decoration in blind, gilt titles, all edges stained red. While undated, this edition was originally purchased by the Sturgis Library, one of the oldest institutions in the United States, and bears its hand-numbered and hand-dated July 27th 1875 bookplate, so we can assume the book was published before that date. Title with red ruling, decorative heads, capitals, tails. A classic tale. Chipping top of spine, fraying to bo... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$300.00
14) The Dramatic Works of James Sheridan Knowles, 2 volumes, complete
Knowles, James Sheridan
 
London: Routledge, Warnes, and Routledge, 1859. London: Routledge, Warnes and Routledge, 1859. 12mo. Early reprint. Green silk decoratively blindstamped. Gilt titles. Signature of William Sturgis Hooper on ffep. Boards scraped, spine sunned. Very good condition.. Early Reprint. Decorative Silk. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
15) An Enchanted Garden: Fairy Stories
Molesworth, Mrs. (Mary Louisa)
 
New York: Cassell Publishing Company, 1892. Presumed first edition. 16mo. Cloth. 221 p. Illustrated. Mrs. Molesworth was a Victorian writer whose stories were aimed at girls too old for fairies and princesses but too young for Austen and the Brontës. They were written to entertain and amuse but also contained moral lessons of the day. This is an ex-library copy from the Sturgis Library in Barnstable, Massachusetts, and was lovingly read by many Cape Cod girls. Retains library bookplate from 1892... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
16) Encyclopaedia of Chronology, Historical and Biographical
Woodward, B. B. And William L. R. Cates
 
Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1872. First edition. 1487 p. A massive encyclopedia containing entries including alliances, wars, battles, sieges, and peace treaties, geographical discoveries, the settlement of colonies and their subsequent stories, history, science, inventions, and biographical sketches of prominent men of the world. Moderate shelf wear. Green pebblecloth boards with gilt lettering. 1874 bookplate from the Sturgis Library on Cape Cod, the oldest library building in the country. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
17) Essays in Memory of Barrett Wendell, By His Assistants
Editor
 
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926. Presumed first edition. 8vo. Cloth. 320 p. Barrett was an American academic and author of a well-received series of textbooks. He was an instructor and professor at Harvard University from 1880 through 1917and also served as a trustee of the Boston Athenaeum, a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His colleagues here pay tribute to Wendell the teacher and man. Minor shelfwear and slight fa... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
18) Four Revolutions. A Paper Read November 8, 1890, Before the Round Table
Dimmock, Thomas
 
St. Louis: The Round Table, 1891. First edition. Compliments slip "From the Author, A Native of Barnstable" glued to front cover. Book given to the Sturgis Library, Barnstable, Massachusetts. 36 pp. in very good condition, except rear cover detached. A paper touching on revolutionary moments in thinking and history. . First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Pamphlet. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$150.00
19) The French Revolution, Tested by Mirabeau's Career, 12 Lectures on the History of the French Revolution, delivered at the Lowell Institute, Boston, MA
Von Holst, H.
 
Chicago: Callahan Company, 1894. Chicago: Callahan, 1894. First edition. 2 volumes complete. Light red buckram, rough-cut pages, gold titles. 258 pp, 264 pp. printed on heavy paper. Frontispiece of Le Comte de Mirabeau with facsimile signature, protective tissue. 1894 bookplate from the Sturgis Library, the oldest library building in the United States, from whom this book was purchased, ex-lib, in this case, being an advantage. The heritage of Louis XIV and Louis XV, Paris and Versailles, Mending the Old ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
20) Gleanings from Old Shaker Journals
Sears, Clara Endicott
 
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. First Edition. Decorative cloth binding, 298 pp. ASSOCIATION COPY bookplate of William Sturgis Bigelow. Sears was a preservationist, historian, and writer. According to the Fruitlands Museum website, fascination with Bronson Alcott and his experiment win Transcendental living at Fruitlands led Sears to the Harvard and Shirley Shakers, whom she befriended and admired as much as Alcott for their ingenuity, spiritual de... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$125.00
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