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The White Mice., Davis, Richard Harding
1 223
Davis, Richard Harding
The White Mice.
Charles Scribner's Sons.
New York, 1911
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Later Printing
No Jacket, Very Good

George Gibbs

12 mo. 307 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Top edge gilt. Red cloth, gilt spine and cover decoration. Light edge and corner wear and spotty fading to cloth. Illustrated frontis and seven additional black and white plates by George Gibbs. Text clean and unmarked. #223.

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Swan Song, Galsworthy, John.
2 456
Galsworthy, John.
Swan Song
William Heinemann Ltd., London. 2nd impression, 1928.
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Second Impression.
Hard Cover
Very Good

12mo. 347 pgs. Very Good hardbound. Green cloth, gilt lettering, light edgewear. Owner name and foxing to front free endpaper, crinkle/chip (printer imperfection) to rear endpaper. 1/2" closed tear to bottom margin pg 45. Clean and sound copy. #456

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Edgar Allan Poe. A Probe., Jarvis Keily [Edgar Allan Poe]
3 2535
Jarvis Keily [Edgar Allan Poe]
Edgar Allan Poe. A Probe.
Prometheus Press
New York, 1927
5.5 x 8.5 Inches
No Additional or Previous Printings Indi
Hard Cover
Very Good

Robert S Josephy

28 pgs. Very Good condition black hardcover with attractive gilt decorated boards and lettering to spine. Light to moderate rubbing to bottom and top edges and corners, internally clean, sound and unmarked. This book is un-numbered, one of 1000 copies printed on Georgian laid paper with an untrimmed fore edge, original printing, not a modern reprint. Author uses the rarely published prose of sometimes attributed to Poe: "Silence" [a sonnet by Hood according to Poe bigrapher Killis Campbell] to help present an unbiased examination of the life of Poe in the light of his literary work and his intimate life. #2535.

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The Lady's Manual of Homoeopathic Treatment in the Various Derangements Incident to Her Sex. Eleventh Edition Thoroughly Revised and Improved., Ruddock, E. H.
4 2391
Ruddock, E. H.
The Lady's Manual of Homoeopathic Treatment in the Various Derangements Incident to Her Sex. Eleventh Edition Thoroughly Revised and Improved.
The Homoeopathic Publiching Company
Small 8vo., 5 By 7.25 Inches.
Later Edition
Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Good to Very Good

269 pgs. Good to Very Good condition brown cloth hardcover, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Rubbing of cloth to edges and corners, binding shaken at hiinges but still holding well, front free endpaper missing, rear endpaper has closed tears. Clean and unmarked but for a small booksellers or druggists ticket at bottom of the title page (James Epps & Co., Ltd. Homeopathic Chemists, London). This is an original printing of the eleventh edition, [circa 1900, not dated], not a modern reprint, with the introduction of some new remedies, an enlarged glossary and fuller directions as to the management of some diseases. Following the index are several pages of advertisements for similar titles as well as an advertisement for Neave's Food for infants, growing children, invalids and the aging. Contents: Prefaces and notes to earlier editions, Chapters: I. Introduction. Homoeopathic Medicines, directions for mixing and taking medicines, rules for patients, the bidet or hip bath, spinal hot water and ice bags. II. Menstruation [and Menopause]. III. Incidental Diseases. IV. Reproduction. Marriage, sterility, conception, maternal impressions. V. Pregnancy. Signs and symptoms, general habits during pregnancy. VI. Disorders of Pregnancy. VII. Labour. VIII. Management and Delivery. IX. Lactation. X. Appendix: List of remedies prescribed in this manual, with the disorders for which they are used, and the dilutions recommended for general use. Glossary, Index, Advertisements.#2391.

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Comes One With a Song, Stanton, Frank L.
5 269
Stanton, Frank L.
Comes One With a Song
Bowen-Merrill Company
Indianapolis, Indiana, 1899
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
First Edition.
Very Good

12mo. 200 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Light blue decorated cloth with light fading to spine, corner bumps. Uncut fore and bottom edges, top edge gilt. Gilt decorative lettering and illustration on front cover and spine. Cover embossed with gold winged harp. Paper over rear hinge starting, underlying binding remains sound. Owner name on front endpaper. Poetry collection.#269.

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Music and Other Poems, Van Dyke, Henry.
6 502
Van Dyke, Henry.
Music and Other Poems
Charles Scribners Sons
New York and Cleveland, 1905
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Second Edition, Revised and Augmented.
Hard Cover

12mo. viii.116 pgs. Good condition hardcover. Green silk cloth with gilt lettering and decorative to front cover and spine. Spine and edges of cloth are sun-faded, light general shelf wear. Front free endpaper absent, occasional tick marks in margins and creasing to top corners of pages. Copyright page October 1904 with 1905 on title page. Contents: Odes: Music, Peaxe, Victor Hugo, God of the Open Air; Sonnets: Work, Life, Love, The Child in the Garden, Love's Reason, Portrait and Reality, The Wind of Sorrow, Patria; Legends: A Legend of Service, The Vain King; Lyrics: A Mile with Me, Spring in the South, Love's Nearness, Two Schools, A Prayer for Mother's Birthday, Indian Summer, One World, Hide and Seek, Dulcis Memoria, Autumn in the Garden, The Message, Light Between the Trees, Reliance; Greetings and Inscriptions: Katrina's SUn-dial, To James Whitcomb Riley, A Health to Mark Twain, A Rondeau of College Rhymes, The Mocking-bird, The Empty Quatrain, Inscriptions for a Friend's House, The Statue of Sherman by St. Gaudens, The Sun-dial at Wells College. #502.

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The Blue Flower, Van Dyke, Henry.
7 1951
Van Dyke, Henry.
The Blue Flower
Charles Scribners Sons
New York, 1902
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Very Good

Margaret Armstrong, R.J. Weguelin

299pgs. Very Good harcover, decorative binding signed MA, navy cloth with attractive decoration in gilt and green by Margaret Armstrong on front board and spine. Attractive period bookplate with the poem "If thou art borrowed by a friend..." and gift inscription [to Dr. Jno. S. Niles by his nephew Frank L. Niles) on front endpapers. Faint bookstore/druggist's shop stamp (Carbondale, PA) on bottom corner of rear endpaper. Clean, sound and otherwise unmarked. Publication date: October 1902. A series of nine short stories, iIllustrated with color plate artwork by these artists: R.J. Weguelin, F.V. DuMond, Arthur Heming, Howard Pyle, C.K. Linson. Contents: The Blue Flower, The Source, The Mill, Spy Rock, Wood-Magic, The Other Wise Man, A Handful of Clay, The Lost Word, The First Christmas Tree. #1951.

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Virgil. The Georgics in English Hexameter, Virgil. (C.W. Brodribb)
8 748
Virgil. (C.W. Brodribb)
Virgil. The Georgics in English Hexameter
D. Appleton and Company. Made and printed in Great Britain.
New York and Cleveland, 1926
4to - over 9" - 12" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Very Good

Maud Reed-Cooper

86 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Green cloth with rubbing to spine edges and corners. Top edge gilt. Gilt decorative border on front board. Made and printed in Great Britain. The decorations to this edition are from woodblocks cut by Maud Reed-Cooper. The original Latin meter is reproduced in English as nearly as the structural differences in the two languages would permit. Books I-IV: Of Crops and Weather. Of Vines and Trees. Of Horses and Cattle, Of Bees. #748.

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On the Cross. A Romance of the Passion Play at Oberammergau (1902)., Von Hillern, Wilhelmine and Safford, M.J.
9 340
Von Hillern, Wilhelmine and Safford, M.J.
On the Cross. A Romance of the Passion Play at Oberammergau (1902).
Drexel Biddle.
Philadelphia, 1902
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Very Good

12mo. xiv. 442 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Brown cloth with attractive green, black and gilt decoration on front and spine. Light edge wear and light foxing to endpapers. Illustrated frontis. Text clean and sound throughout. Original unrevised version of this Gospel-based drama, much criticized for its potential anti-Judaic interpretation. #340.

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Miriam and Other Poems, Whittier, John Greenleaf.
10 2328
Whittier, John Greenleaf.
Miriam and Other Poems
Fields, Osgood & Co.
Boston, 1871
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
First Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good

106 pgs. Very Good green cloth hardcover, beveled boards, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine, brown endpapers. Rubbing to cloth at corners, spine ends frayed, otherwise clean and sound. Illustrated with engravings on frontis and smaller vignettes on title page and at "Miriam". A small pressed fern leaf leaf, still present, leaves a ghostly impression on pgs. 88,89 at the start of the poem "A Spiritual Manifestation". Contents: Dedication verse to A.P. Bernard; Miriam; Miscellaneous Poems: Normbega, Nauhaught the Deacon, In School-Days, Garibaldi, After Election, My Triumph, The Hive at Gettysburg, Howard at Atlanta, To Lydia Maria Child, The Prayer-Seeker; Poems for Public Occasions: A Spiritual Manifestation, "The Laurels", Hymn. #2328.

Price: 46.00 USD
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