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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME DELIVERED UNDER THE SIMILITUDE OF A DREAM

By: Bunyan, John. , Wickens, Stephen B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York Lane & Tippett for the Methodist Episcopal Church: 1848

Seller ID: 5841


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... View more info

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE - ECLECTIC SCHOOL READINGS

By: Defoe, Daniel (Author). , Stephens, Kate (edited by)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: American Book Company: 1896

Seller ID: 1411


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 7½" - 8" ; 246+ads pages View more info

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

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Gebbie & Company , Publishing: 1893

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 3612


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 E... View more info

SIX YEARS LATER OR TAKING THE BASTILE

By: Dumas, Alexander

Price: $36.00

Publisher: F. M. Lupton: 1893

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 25262


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 w... View more info

THE DRAMTIC WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN WITH A MEMOIR OF HIS LIFE BOHN'S STANDARD LIBRARY

By: G. G. S. , Sheridan, R. Brinsley

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1852

Seller ID: 15384


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 ... View more info

THE WELL-BELOVED A SKETCH OF A TEMPERAMENT

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1897

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16717


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 apar... View more info

THE THREE GOLDEN APPLES - YOUNG FOLKS LIBRARY - FEBRUARY 15,1895

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Educational Publishing Company: 1895

Seller ID: 4379


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 informatio... View more info

THE MARBLE FAUN OR THE ROMANCE OF MONTE BENI VOLUME 1 The Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne with Introductory Notes by George Parsons Lathrop

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin & Co: 1897

Seller ID: 16229


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 pa... View more info

THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WASHINGTON IRVING VOL.2

By: Irving, Pierre, M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1869

Seller ID: 15391


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.... View more info

THE LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS TO WHICH ARE ADDED THOSE OF HIS COMPANIONS-VOLUME 1 ONLY

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1868

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 15392


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 ... View more info

THE LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS TO WHICH ARE ADDED THOSE OF HIS COMPANIONS VOLUME 3

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1868

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 15394


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 View more info

THE ALHAMBRA

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1882

Seller ID: 15479


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 View more info

OLIVER GOLDSMITH A BIOGRAPHY

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1883?

Seller ID: 15481


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 View more info

ASTORIA OR ANEECDOTES OF AN ENTERPRISE BEYOND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1868

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17056


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. ;... View more info

WOLFERT'S ROOST AND OTHER PAPERS NOW FIRST COLLECTED

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1865

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17058


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 View more info

BRACEBRIDGE HALL OR THE HUMORISTS A MEDLEY

By: Irving, Washington A/k/a Crayon, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1865

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17057


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 View more info

TALES OF A TRAVELLER,IRVINGS TALES OF A TRAVELLER

By: Irving, Washington A/k/a Crayon, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1865

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17059


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 k... View more info

SALMAGUNDI OR THE WHIMWHAMS AND OPINIONS OF LAUNCELOT LANGSTAFF, ESQ AND OTHERS--PEOPLES EDITION

By: Irving, Wm. , Paulding, J. Kirke. , Irving, Washington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1860

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15390


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 cle... View more info

TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE

By: Lamb, Charles Lamb, Mary

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Ginn: 1885

Seller ID: 7196


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 View more info

WHITTIER THE STORY OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER - YOUNG FOLK'S LIBRARY OF CHOICE LITERATURE - DECEMBER 1, 1895

By: Page, I. E. Viets

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Educational Publishing Company: 1894

Seller ID: 4378


Number 42. Published semi-monthly. Poetry and prose for 2nd graders. Stapled spine with only minor wear showing. Light finger smudgies showing on covers. B/w illustration of Whittier on back side of title page. ; Young Folk's Library of Choice Literature; Textbook; Vol. 11; 63/4x5; 24 pages View more info