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Aeschylus. The Seven Plays in English Verse. Lewis Campbell.

By: Aeschylus [Lewis Campbell]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press:

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2586

Condition: Very Good


xxi.278pgs. Not dated, circa 1900. Very Good green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, top edge gilt. Attractive pocket-sized book. Clean and unmarked, Decorated endpapers, original red ribbon page marker present but detached. Frontis portrait. A preface and preparatory note to the edition of 1890 is followed by The Suppliants, The Persians, Seven Against Thebes, Agamemnon, The Choephoebe, or Libation Bearers, The Eumenides, Prometheus Bound. Book#2586. View more info

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Medicina Medica. Metaphysical Healing Methods in Late-antique and Medieval Manuscripts With Thirty Facsimile Plates. The Classics of Medicine Library.. With Booklet of Notes from the Editors included.

By: Bierdermann, Hans

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, The Classics of Medicine Library, Gryphon Editions: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 2587

ISBN: 3201010774

Condition: Very Fine


4to. 107 pgs. Very Fine condition black leather hardcover with gilt decoration and embossment to covers and spine with die-stamped 22k gold. All edges of textblock gilt. Gold marker ribbon bound into headband, marbled endpapers. Pristine condition of the privately printed English language edition translated from the German by Rosemarie Werba. [from the Austrian Edition, Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1972). Included is a 23pg booklet of notes from the editors. Table of Contents: Introduction, Metaphysical Healing Theories, The Postulate of the Four Humours, The Tacuinum sanitatis, Magic... View more info

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Sonnets from the Portuguese

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York and Boston, H.M. Caldwell Co.: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2590

Condition: Very Good+


87pgs. Very Good+ condition very attractive little green cloth hardcover, bright gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Top edge of text block also gilt, sides and bottoms of pages untrimmed. Binding tight, barely discernable shelfwear to cloth at spine ends. [See also matching book for an Oliver Goldsmith from same publisher Book #2591 if still available]. Book #2590. View more info

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The White Mice.

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1911

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 223

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Swan Song

By: Galsworthy, John.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd., London. 2nd impression, 1928.: 1928

Edition: Second Impression.

Seller ID: 456

Condition: 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 View more info

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She Stoops to Conquer. Or, The Mistakes of a Night. A Comedy.

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York and Boston, H.M. Caldwell Co.: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2591

Condition: Very Good+


178pgs. Very Good+ condition, very attractive little green cloth hardcover, bright gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Top edge of text block also gilt, sides and bottoms of pages untrimmed. Binding tight, barely discernable shelfwear to cloth at spine ends. Publisher's insignia for Oliver Goldsmith on front endpaper. [See also matching binding Book#2590 for Elizabeth Barrett Browning from same publisher]. Book#2591. View more info

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for Educational Institutions and General Readers.

By: Hutchison, Joseph C.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Maynard, Merrill, & Co.: 1894

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 2561

Condition: Good to Very Good


vi.327 pgs. Good to very good condition decorated red cloth hardcover., light wear to cloth at edges and corners with fraying to spine ends and bottom left edge of spine bordering front cover. Binding sound. Previous owner name in neat script of front endpaper, a spot of foxing to edge of frontis plate, else clean and unmarked. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, tables and several colored plates. Chapters: The Framework of the Body, The Muscles, The Integument or Skin, The Chemistry of Food, The Use of the Microscope in the Sudy of Physiology. Appendix: Poisons and Their Ant... View more info

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Evangeline. A Tale of Acadie.

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York and London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press.:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 2578

Condition: Very Good+


141pgs plus publisher's list. Not dated circa 1899-1910. Very attractive small green hardcover, bound in soft leather with gilt decorations to top and spine, top edge gilt. Slight fading to spine. Original red ribbon bookmarker still bound in, but flush with bottom edge. Decorated floral endpapers in gilt and green. Small bookseller label on front endpaper of W.B. Clarke Company, Booksellers & Stationers, Boston. Book# 2578. View more info

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Tales of Mystery & Imagination. With an Introduction By Vincent Starrett & Photogravures of the Original Aquatints By William Sharp.

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., The Heritage Press.:

Edition: Not Dated (original Copyright 1941)

Seller ID: 2581

Condition: Very Good+


366pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover, decorated boards, top edge a matching blue, very faint fading to cloth on spine. Although lacking the original protective slipcase, this copy is nearly pristine, totally clean and unmarked. Copyright permission from 1941 Heritage Club. Contains: A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Assignation, The Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Gold-Bug, The Oval Portrait, The Black Cat, MS. Found in a Bottle, Hop-Frog, Eleonora, William Wilson, Berenice, The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, Metzengerstein, Ligeia, Shadow-A Parable, Shadow-A Fabl... View more info

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The First Christmas Tree.

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $63.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Edition: No Additional Printings Stated

Seller ID: 2577

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Very Good condition, brwon cloth hardcover, gilt and black decoration to front and spine. Top edge gilt, fore edge and bottom pages are deckle edged, untrimmed. Illustrated frontis and 3 addional plates by Howard Pyle. Possiby ex private library, with several discrete stamps on front endpaper, table of illustrations page and reverse side of frontis plate, otherwise clean and unmarked. Each page is artfully deorated around the text with an intricate oak leaf motif. Very nice copy for the collector of van Dyke, decorated bindings and Howard Pyle illustrations. Book# 2577. View more info

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The Blue Flower

By: Van Dyke, Henry.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1902

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1951

Condition: Very Good


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. Wegue... View more info

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Virgil. The Georgics in English Hexameter

By: Virgil. (C.W. Brodribb)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, D. Appleton and Company. Made and printed in Great Britain.: 1926

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 748

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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On the Cross. A Romance of the Passion Play at Oberammergau (1902).

By: Von Hillern, Wilhelmine and Safford, M.J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Drexel Biddle.: 1902

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 340

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Complete Edition.

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1884

Edition: 1884

Seller ID: 2557

Condition: Very Good


xiii.543pgs. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt and black decoration to front and spine. Attractive, ompact and sound. Unmarked but for previous owner neatly penned on front enpaper. Includes a small clipping of a prayer by Frances Ripley Havergal (1876-1839) a religious poet. Pages slightly and evenly age toned. Closed tear to the middle of two adjacent pages, likely a result of being folded in half at some time in the past, text not affected. A complete collection of works by this poet arranged in sections, including some poems by Elizabeth H. Whittier, as well as various maxims, hymns, ballads... View more info

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Miriam and Other Poems

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf.

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Boston, Fields, Osgood & Co.: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2328

Condition: 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, M... View more info