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1) Arctic Explorations : The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55. Two Volumes.
Elisha Kent Kane
  Arctic Explorations : The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55.  Two Volumes.
Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Elisha Kent Kane, Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred engravings, from Sketches by the Author. Volumes I and II. Philadelphia, Childs & Peterson, 1856. Three-quarter leather over marbled boards, 8vo 21 cm, mottled edges, marbled endpapers, frontispiece and decorative tile. Vol. I: 464 pp, fold-out map, 11 more plates steel e... more information

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$115.00
2) The Book : Its History and Development - FIRST, EX-LIB
Cyril Davenport
  The Book : Its History and Development - FIRST, EX-LIB
London: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., 1907. First printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Cyril Davenport, The Book: Its History and Development, London, Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., 1907, First Printing. Dark green buckram HC library binding, 8vo 20 cm, [x, counting frontispiece] 258 pp with index, illustrations throughout, plus six plates. Ex-library Very Good/no DJ: ex-library with stickers, pocket and minor markings, still tight, no underlining/internal markings, pages crisp. ... more information

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$24.00
3) Boys at Chequasset ; or, "A Little Leaven."
A. D. T. Whitney
  Boys at Chequasset ; or, "A Little Leaven."
Boston: Loring, 1863. Second edition. Hardcover. Good. By the author of "Faith Gartney's Girlhood." [A. D. T. Whitney], Boys at Chequasset ; or, "A Little Leaven." Boston, Loring, 1863, second edition. Mauve cloth hc with blind-stamped covers and edges and gilt-stamped spine titling, 12mo 16 cm, buff endpapers, 28 pp. Good/no DJ: covers wearing with small black dots on back, spine chipped, tiny tear inside rear hinge paper, neat po inscription on ffep dated "Christmas 1863,&... more information

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$12.00
4) Brief Biographies of Some Members of the Society of Friends, Showing Their Early Religious Exercises, and Experience in the Work of Regeneration
Walton, Joseph
  Brief Biographies of Some Members of the Society of Friends, Showing Their Early Religious Exercises, and Experience in the Work of Regeneration
Philadelphia: Friends' Book Store. Hardcover. Good. Ed. Joseph Walton, Brief Biographies of Some Members of the Society of Fiends, Showing Their Early Religious Exercises, and Experience in the Work of Regeneration. Philadelphia, Friends' Book Store [ca 1870-1876]. Red-brown cloth hc with blind-stamped plain borders, gold lettering on spine, 12mo 18cm, plain endpapers, 160 pp. Biographies with selected writings of 17 Friends Quakers, including Thomas Story, William Edmundson, Samuel Bownas, Sa... more information

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$24.00
5) Campfire and Battlefield : History of the Conflicts and Campaigns of the Great Civil War in the United States
Rossiter Johnson, Matthew Brady
  Campfire and Battlefield : History of the Conflicts and Campaigns of the Great Civil War in the United States
New York: Knight & Brown, 1896. Leather_bound. Fair. Rossiter Johnson, Campfire and Battlefield: History of the Conflicts and Campaigns of the Great Civil War in the United States, New York, Knight & Brown, undated with 1896 copyrights published after Matthew Brady's death in Jan. 1896. Red leather hc with blind-stamped designs on covers and gilt soldier with lettering on front, folio 33 cm, green floral endpapers, bw Lincoln photograph and color Grant painting frontispieces, 560 pp with i... more information

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$75.00
6) Christian Advices Issued by the Yearly Meeting of Friends held in Philadelphia
  Christian Advices Issued by the Yearly Meeting of Friends held in Philadelphia
Philadelphia: Friends' Book-Store, ca 1879. Hardcover. Good. Christian Advices Issued by the Yearly Meeting of Friends held in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Friends' Book-Store The Book Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends, undated with 1879 Minute. Textured dark-brown cloth hc with blind-stamped plain border and gold title on spine, small 8vo 18 cm, i-viii, 9-144 pp. Guidance on how to live for Friends Quakers, from books to burials, and speaking " 'Thou' and '... more information

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$24.00
7) Christian Information Concerning these Last times.
F. E.
 
London, 1664. Pamphlet. Ex-Library. F. E., Christian Information Concerning these Last times. Wherein all people may clearly see what Prophesies the holy Prophets prophesied of should come to pass: ... Also some prophetical Passages gathered out of Jacob Behme's Works, who propesied and gave them forth, in the year, 1623. London, 1664. Unbound pamphlet, 12mo 17.5cm, 16 pp. Good-: edges bumped, large chip missing at bottom of title page, minor ex-lib and po markings. The author applies Biblical symbo... more information

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$32.00
8) The Citizen and the Neighbor; or, Men's Rights and Duties As They Live Together in the State and in Society.
Charles V. Dole
  The Citizen and the Neighbor; or, Men's Rights and Duties As They Live Together in the State and in Society.
Boston: Unitarian Sunday School Society, 1889. Hardcover. Good +. Charles V. Dole, The Citizen and the Neighbor; or, Men's Rights and Duties As They Live Together in the State and in Society, Boston, Unitarian Sunday School Society, 1889, sixth edition. Dark green HC with gold lettering on front and blind-stamped border, 12mo 18cm, [i]-viii, 9-100 pp. Good+/no DJ: covers lightly worn and scuffed, still tight, no markings. ... more information

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$18.00
9) Composition and Rhetoric for Higher Schools
Sara E. H. Lockwood, Mary Alice Emerson
  Composition and Rhetoric for Higher Schools
Boston: Ginn & Company, 1901. First printing. Hardcover. Good. Sara E. H. Lockwood, Mary Alice Emerson, Composition and Rhetoric for Higher Schools, Boston, Ginn & Company, 1901, First Printing. Brown textured cloth hc with gold lettering, 8vo 19 cm, x, 470 pp with index a few bw illustrations. Good/no DJ: corners and edges worn, scribbles on endpapers, pp 112-113 darkened with no loss. ... more information

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$12.00
10) Daring and Suffering : A History of the Great Railroad Adventure. (Civil War POW narrative)
William Pittenger
  Daring and Suffering : A History of the Great Railroad Adventure. (Civil War POW narrative)
Philadelphia: J. W. Daughaday, 1863. First printing. Hardcover. Good. Lieut. William Pittenger, "One of the Adventurers." Daring and Suffering: A History of the Great Railroad Adventure. Philadelphia, J. W. Daughaday, 1863, First Printing. First-person narrative of a prisoner of war in the American Civil War, published before its end. Textured brown cloth hc with blind-stamped title on spine, 12mo 17 cm, frontispiece engraving of author plus three illustrated plates, 288 pp. Good: covers worn ... more information

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$125.00
11) The Davis Memorial Volume; Or Our Dead President, Jefferson Davis, and the World's Tribute to His Memory
J. Wm. Jones
  The Davis Memorial Volume; Or Our Dead President, Jefferson Davis, and the World's Tribute to His Memory
Richmond: B. F. Johnson & Co., 1890. Leather_bound. Fair. J. Wm. Jones, The Davis Memorial Volume; Or Our Dead President, Jefferson Davis, and the World's Tribute to His Memory, Richmond, B. F. Johnson & Co., published by authority of Mrs. Davis. Full leather with two leather title blocks on spine, heavy 8vo 21 cm, marbled endpapers, xxvi, 27-672 pp, pagination includes 56 illustrated plates including frontispiece. Fair+: top cover separated at endpapers, covers bumped and spine leather loos... more information

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$55.00
12) The Destiny of Man Viewed in the Light of His Origin - EVOLUTION PHILOSOPHY RELIGION
John Fiske
  The Destiny of Man Viewed in the Light of His Origin - EVOLUTION PHILOSOPHY RELIGION
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1884. First printing. Hardcover. Good. John Fiske, The Destiny of Man Viewed in the Light of His Origin, Boston, Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1884, First Printing. Essay by 19th-century philosopher who expounded on Darwin's theory, "Having been invited to give an address before the Concord School of Philosophy this summer, upon ... the question of immortality...." Blue cloth HC with gold lettering on spine, 12mo 17cm, [i]-x, 11-122 pp [8pp ads], small illustrate... more information

Offered by Tannery Books (North Carolina, United States)
$45.00
13) The Discipline of the Society of Friends of Western Yearly Meeting
  The Discipline of the Society of Friends of Western Yearly Meeting
Richmond, Ind.: Nicholson & Bro., 1881. Hardcover. Good. The Discipline of the Society of Friends of Western Yearly Meeting, Richmond, Ind., Nicholson & Bro., 1881 edition. Christian Discipline of the Society of Friends [Quakers]. Brown cloth with blind-stamped borders, 12mo 15 cm, 124 pp with index. Good: covers scuffed and bumped, po writings on ffep, rear hinge cracking with ink stain on rear pastedown, some corner creasing. Printed in USA... more information

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$18.00
14) D'ri and I : A Tale of Daring Deeds in the Second War with the British, Being the Memoirs of Colonel Ramon Bell, U.S.A.
Irving Bacheller
  D'ri and I : A Tale of Daring Deeds in the Second War with the British, Being the Memoirs of Colonel Ramon Bell, U.S.A.
Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1902. Later printing. Hardcover. Fair. Irving Bacheller, D'ri and I : A Tale of Daring Deeds in the Secnod War with the British, Being the Memoirs of Colonel Ramon Bell, U.S.A. Boston, Lothrop Publishing Company, February 3d, 1902, fifth printing. Illustrated by F. C. Yohn. Red cloth hc with sepia pastedown illustration, 8vo 19 cm, [xiv] 15-360, 8 illustrated plates [4 ads]. Fair/no DJ: covers loose and worn, minor foxing, ad pages roughly opened, no markings ... more information

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$5.00
15) Dryden (English Men of Letters)
G. Saintsbury
  Dryden (English Men of Letters)
London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd. , 1902. Reprint. Hardcover. Good. G. Saintsbury, Dryden, London, Macmillan and Co., Ltd. , 1902 reprint of 1881 edition, edited by John Morley, English Men of Letters series. Dark yellow cloth hc with black lettering and publisher's logo, 12mo 19 cm, [viii] 196 pp with index [2 pp ads]. Biography of English poet and playwright John Dryden 1631-1700. Good/no DJ: spine chipped and tanned, covers scuffed with small spots, po markings on front endpapers dated 1905, no... more information

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$12.00
16) Early Friends and Outward Ordinances (scarce pamphlet)
Kimber, Thomas
  Early Friends and Outward Ordinances (scarce pamphlet)
Philadelphia: Friends' Review, 1885. Pamphlet. Fair. Thomas Kimber, Early Friends and Outward Ordinances, Philadelphia, Friends' Review, 1885. Small pamphlet with green paper covers 13 cm, 24 pp. Kimber's argument against an unnamed "Pamphlet" circulating amongst Friends Quakers. Fair to Good: covers faded with large chips, rusted staples pulling through first few pages, no markings. ... more information

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$24.00
17) Elements of Rhetoric - A Course in Plain Prose Composition
Alphonso G. Newcomer
  Elements of Rhetoric - A Course in Plain Prose Composition
New York: Henry Holt and Co. , 1906. Hardcover. Good. Alphonso G. Newcomer, Elements of Rhetoric - A Course in Plain Prose Composition, New York, Henry Holt and Co., 1906, copyright 1898. Dark brown cloth hc, small 8vo 19 cm, xii, 282 pp with index [2 pp ads]. Good/no DJ: light dampstain on top front cover, edges worn especially spine, po markings especially endpapers and page edges. printed in USA... more information

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$12.00
18) Evangeline (The Golden Books)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  Evangeline (The Golden Books)
New York: Barse & Hopkins. Hardcover. Good +/poor. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Evangeline, New York, Barse & Hopkins, no date [ca. 1904]. Light brown paper boards with blind-stamped white shield title block on front, 12mo 17 cm, light brown endpapers, frontispiece, gilt decorative title page, 128 uneven-cut pp total with notes and ad; partial translucent dust jacket. Good+: corners bumped, top of spine peeling, small dampstain on edge of front cover, pages lightly tanned, no po markings. ... more information

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$12.50
19) An Exposition of the Faith of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly called Quakers, in the Fundamental Doctrines of the Christian Religion; Principally Selected from their Early Writings
Thomas Evans
 
Philadelphia: Kimber & Sharpless, 1828. First edition. Leather_bound. Good. Thomas Evans, An Exposition of the Faith of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly called Quakers, in the Fundamental Doctrines of the Christian Religion; Principally Selected from their Early Writings. Philadelphia, Kimber & Sharpless and B. & T. Kite, 1828, First Edition. Full leather hc, speckled edges, marbled endpapers, 8vo, xxxvi, 324 pp with index and appendix. Good: covers rubbed with head of spine chipped,... more information

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$48.00
20) Fairy Tales from Grimm - Little Books for Little People (Nister 1183)
Grimm, L. L. Weedon, E. Stuart Hardy
  Fairy Tales from Grimm - Little Books for Little People (Nister 1183)
London: Ernest Nister. Hardcover. Good. [Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm] Translated by L. L. Weedon, illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy. London, Ernest Nister and New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. printed in Nuremburg, Bavaria [ca. 1905]. Brown illustrated cloth covers, illustrated endpapers, 16mo 13 cm, 120 pp with many 3-tone illustrations. Charmingly illustrated little book with Little Snow White, The Three Little Men in the Wood, The Queen Bee, Snow White and Rose Red, and Clever Grethel. Fair to Good/no DJ: ... more information

Offered by Tannery Books (North Carolina, United States)
$75.00
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