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The Classic and the Beautiful From the Literature of Three Thousand Years, Vols. 5 & 6

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Good. No Dust Jacket. Size: 4to; GOOD/NO DUST JACKETS. Vol. 5 & 6 ONLY> Written by the authors and orators of all countries. Vols. 5(1894) and 6(1891). Maroon cloth boards with morocco end papers and edges. The books are partial leather (including spine), with gilt, ornate, embossed lettering on cover plates. The spine is tooled leather. Both books show wear, especially on spine, corners are bumped and somewhat frayed. Front board is cracking on both volumes. Pages are clean and intact. Slight ...


Napoleon Bonaparte, Soldier and Statesman; Emperor and Exile: a History for Young People used book

Napoleon Bonaparte, Soldier and Statesman; Emperor and Exile: a History for Young People

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$15.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: George Routledge & Sons Date published: 1891

Description: Good. No dust Jacket as Issued. Size: 7 1/2" x 9 3/4"; GOOD/NO DUST JACKET as issued. 181 pp + genealogical table of the Bonaparte Family & list of honors conferred by Napoleon. Text is browned and a bit fragile, but quite clean, with little damage. Binding very stable. Has several hundred b&w illustrations. Paper-covered boards are tight & straight, with some soilage at top of front (with it's full-color portrait of the famous Napoleon) and some on the back (with its color rendition of a ... Read More

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Book: Good

 

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Ideal Italian Tour used book

Ideal Italian Tour

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$18.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Date published: 1911

Description: Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Size: 7 1/4 x 4 1/2"; VERY GOOD/ NO DUST JACKET. Former library book. Pages are clean and tight. Cover has some soiling and bumped edges. Has ex-lib. markings and glue remnants from labels and pockets. No illus except for frontispiece. 413 pp. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Broken to Harness, a Story of English Domestic Life used book

Broken to Harness, a Story of English Domestic Life

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$12.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co Date published: 1883

Description: Fair. No Jacket (As published) Size: 5" X 7 1/2"; FAIR/NO DUST JACKET issued. 386 pp, toned with some foxing, sewn binding holding tight to text. p.o. name on one inside page and on back of FFEP and next end paper is torn out. Brown buckram boards are loose, with cracked inside hinges, with some cocking, but well attached. Rubbing on edges, bumped corners, a bit of spotting and scuffing. Front cover and spine have beautiful black floral designs, gilt backing to titles. Spine has a few tears in ... Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Art of Landscape Gardening used book

The Art of Landscape Gardening

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$25.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company Date published: 1907

Description: Fair. No Jacket. Size: 6 1/4" x 9 1/4"; FAIR / NO DSUT JACKET. Former Library Book. xxiii, [1], 252 pp. Text clean and unmarked except for library pocket at free front endpaper. Pages slightly toned at edges. Illustrated with 22 plates and 26 figures in the textBrown paper over boards with dark red cloth spine with publisher's label at spine. Boards slightly scuffed, edges rubbed, corners worn to boards, spine top and tail rubbed. Front hinges slightly mobile, back hinge firm, textblock firm. Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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A Family History of the United States From the Discovery of the American Continent to the Present Time By Benson J. Lossing, Ll.D. used book

A Family History of the United States From the Discovery of the American Continent to the Present Time By Benson J. Lossing, Ll.D.

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$30.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: T. Belknap Date published: 1881

Description: Fair. No Dust Jacket. Size: 7" x 9.75"; FAIR/ NO DUST JACKET. Some bumping on the corners, wear at the top and bottom of the spine, but with beautiful original covers with gilt and black decoration on the spine and front cover. A few loose pages. "Illustrated by 400 engravings." This book seems to have been originally produced to help celebrate the nation's Centennial in 1876. The cover illustration includes an image of Independence Hall. One beautiful color page preceding the title page with ... Read More

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Book: Fair

 

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The Yearling used book

The Yearling

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$20.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons Date published: 1961

Description: Very Good in Good jacket. Size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2; VERY GOOD/ DUST JACKET GOOD. 405 pp. Text is clean and unmarked. Yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Cover has minor bumping and bottom pages have slight stain. Spine is tight and sound. 14 color illustrations by N. C. Wyeth with illustrated endpapers. Dust jacket is green with color illustration by Wyeth. It is chipped at top edge with 1/2 tears on front top and back bottom. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Making a Garden With Hotbed and Coldframe used book

Making a Garden With Hotbed and Coldframe

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$10.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: McBride, Nast and Co Date published: 1912

Description: Good. No Jacket. Size: 4 1/4 x 6 1/2"; GOOD/ NO DUST JACKET. Former Library Book. 62 pp. Text clean and unmarked except for usual library treatment. Illustrated with 8 full page photographs in b/w. Green cloth boards decorated and lettered in pale yellow at front and spine. All edges rubbed, corners and spine top and tail rubbed, lettering faded at spine. Joints and hinges good, binding firm. Part of the House and Garden Making Series. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Medal Collector: a Guide to Naval, Military, Air Force and Civil Medals and Ribbons used book

The Medal Collector: a Guide to Naval, Military, Air Force and Civil Medals and Ribbons

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$16.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company Date published: 1921

Description: Good. No Dust Jacket. Size: 5 x 8" Tall; GOOD/NO DUST JACKET. Former library book..320 p., index, extensive black and white and color photos. Text is clean and unmarked except for usual library treatments. Black cloth boards with gilt leetering on psine. Little bit of edgewear at bottom and around spine, HInges are cracked but spine is sound.. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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The Decline of Man used book

The Decline of Man

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$24.00

Edition: 1 st Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Minton, Balch & Company Date published: 1925

Description: Good. No Dust Jacket. Size: 6" x 8 1/2"; GOOD/ NO DUST JACKET. Former library book. 263 p. Text clean and unmarked except for usual library treatments. Small tear on title page. Small corner torn from last printed page. Pages yellowed. Black cloth boards blind stamped on front. Gilt lettering on spine bright and clear. Minot shelf wear. Binding tight, straight and stable. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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