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1811 printing of The Psalms Of David Together with Hymns and Spiritual Songs
1811 printing of The Psalms Of David Together with Hymns and Spiritual Songs

The Psalms of David

Imitated in the Language of the New Testament; Together with Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Three Books.

By: I. Watts D.D.

Dedham, MA: H Mann printer. 1811

Octavo, original calf binding.

A nice copy overall, binding with significant surface wear but expected due to age and use ( adds great character for those wanting a book to display in a Primitive Farmhouse setting) covers with scratches and rear cover features child stick figure folk art, rubbing to spine and corners, lacking front blank endpaper as well as page 3 and 5 (Part of introduction), pencil and ink doodles to paste downs, pages toned and with faint staining as well as spotting.

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1890 Decorative Binding of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
1890 Decorative Binding of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist

By: Charles Dickens

Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry and Co. 1890

Illustrated by J. Mahoney

Octavo, original green cloth, embossed design to front cover and spine, title block gilt at spine, decorative endpapers, illustrations throughout. A very nice decorative copy of this classic tale with just a touch of rubbing to corners and ends of spine, pages toned with occasional foxing, spine cloth a touch sunned, ownership signature to front endpaper, clipping pasted down to front pastedown, else a very nice copy.

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A Child’s Illustrated First Book in French by Jean Gustave Keetels 1876
A Child’s Illustrated First Book in French by Jean Gustave Keetels 1876

A Child’s Illustrated First Book in French

By: Professor Jean Gustave Keetels

New York: Clark and Maynard. 1876

Octavo, original green cloth with black embossed design to front cover and in the blind on the rear, titles to spine gilt, brown endpapers, illustrated throughout.

A lovely copy with soiling to boards, faint staining along fore-edge, bumping and rubbing to corners and ends of spine, pages toned and with foxing. A really charming French text book.

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Andrew Lang First Edition True Story Book 1893
Andrew Lang First Edition True Story Book 1893

First Edition of Andrew Lang’s True Story Book, in the style of his beloved Fairy Books.

Andrew Lang
The True Story Book
London: Longmans Green and Co. 1893

Octavo, original publisher’s blue cloth binding with gilt pictorial design, gilt to page edges, gilt titles to spine, black endpapers.

A very good copy with spine slightly rolled, rubbing ad bumping to corners and spine ends, some fraying to top spine end, soiling to rear cover, middle page signature cracked making page block a little shaken but still attached to binding.

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Beekeeping By Everett Franklin Phillips Vintage Copy Revised Edition 1949
Beekeeping By Everett Franklin Phillips Vintage Copy Revised Edition 1949

Beekeeping

By: Everett Franklin Phillips

New York: Macmillian Co. 1949 Revised Edition

Illustrations Throuhout

A wonderful vintage edition that has been revised and expanded from the original 1915 printing.

In very good condition with light soiling to covers, gilt titles to spine dull, pages toned. Else a very nice copy.

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Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre Vintage Edition
Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre Vintage Edition

Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. Chicago: Rand McNally. Circa 1920.

A charming vintage edition of this timeless story.

Very Good condition with corners just a touched rubbed, spine ends with light wear, white to title letter rubbed off at spine, pages lightly toned. A very attractive copy will make a perfect edition to present as a gift.

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Decorative Binding of John G. Whittier
Decorative Binding of John G. Whittier

Poems

By: John G Whittier

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. Circa 1880

Octavo, original green cloth boards with ornate design in black gold gilt to cover and spine, page edges gilt, pages with red outline border. A beautiful decorative binding with just a touch of wear to ends of spine, corners rubbed and bumped, mild soiling to covers, scratch to rear cover, pages toned.

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Decorative Binding Uncle Tom’s Cabin illustrated 1878
Decorative Binding Uncle Tom’s Cabin illustrated 1878

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Illustrated

Boston: Osgood and Co. 1878

Octavo, green cloth boards, gilt design to cover and spine, illustrations throughout in black and white, pages with red boarder, gilt to page edges. A beautiful decorative copy of Stowe’s masterpiece, light rubbing to corners, cloth at spine ends worn and frayed, light soiling to covers, pages toned, with occasional spotting, first 3 pages loose from page block but present, ownership signature to front endpaper, otherwise a beautiful copy.

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Dennison’s Gala Book Art Deco Party Ideas Costumes and More circa 1915-1920
Dennison’s Gala Book Art Deco Party Ideas Costumes and More circa 1915-1920

Dennison’s Gala Book

Suggestions for St. Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick Day, and Easter.

Framingham, MA: no date circa 1915-1920

Octavo, original printed wraps, 32 pages, side stapled.

A very good copy with light soiling to covers, wear along edges, vertical crease to middle of each cover.

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Dennison’s How to Decorate Halls, Booths and Automobiles 1923
Dennison’s How to Decorate Halls, Booths and Automobiles 1923

How to Decorate Halls, Booths and Automobiles.

Framingham, MA: Dennison Manufacturing. 1923

Octavo, original printed wraps, side stapled, 36 pages.

A fun Art Deco guide book on how to decorate for parades and fairs……

Very good copy with wear along spine, light soiling to rear cover and small chip to rear fore-edge.

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Diseases of the Horse 1874 in Beautiful Binding
Diseases of the Horse 1874 in Beautiful Binding

Diseases of the Horse and How To Treat Them: A Concise Manual of Special Pathology.
For the use of Horsemen, Farmers, Stock-Raisers, and Students in Agricultural Colleges in the United States,

By: Robert Chawner

Philadelphia: Porter and Coates 1874.

Octavo, original red cloth boards, embossed border and horse head to front board, gilt titles to spine, illustrated frontis, 188 pages. A very beautiful copy with just a hint of toning to pages and a tiny bit of bumping and rubbing to corners and ends of spine. An excellent copy.

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Dr. Seuss Oh, The Places You’ll Go! First Edition in Dust jacket
Dr. Seuss Oh, The Places You’ll Go! First Edition in Dust jacket

Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Dr. Seuss

New York: Random House. 1990

First edition, first printing, with correct issue points. Original pictorial boards with the original pictorial dust jacket. A very nice copy of this go-to graduation gift, with just a hint of sunning at spine and toning/darkening along the top edges of jacket, else an excellent copy.

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Emily Bronte Wuthering Heights Vintage Edition
Emily Bronte Wuthering Heights Vintage Edition

Diseases of the Horse and How To Treat Them: A Concise Manual of Special Pathology.
For the use of Horsemen, Farmers, Stock-Raisers, and Students in Agricultural Colleges in the United States,

By: Robert Chawner

Philadelphia: Porter and Coates 1874.

Octavo, original red cloth boards, embossed border, and horse head to front board, gilt titles to spine, illustrated frontis, 188 pages. A very beautiful copy with just a hint of toning to pages and a tiny bit of bumping and rubbing to corners and ends of spine. An excellent copy.

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Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald in dust jacket
Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald in dust jacket

Flappers and Philosophers
and Other Short Stories

By: F.Scott Fitzgerald

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1959.

Octavo, original teal cloth, titles to spine gilt, in the dust jacket. A nice vintage edition of this collection of tales from the Jazz Age author. Spotting and staining to cloth along lower edges, offsetting to endpapers, pages lightly toned, in the dust jacket with spine faded to gold areas, closed tears along spine edges, staining and spotting to rear panel with sunning along top rear edge, soiling to front panel, wear along front flap edge, small areas of rubbing to front panel. Still a very attractive copy.

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Flowers by J.E. Taylor 1878 Decorative Binding with Color Plates
Flowers by J.E. Taylor 1878 Decorative Binding with Color Plates

Flowers. Their Origin, Shapes, Perfumes, and Colours.

By J.E. Taylor

London: 1878

First edition, octavo, original green cloth decorative boards with gilt titles and design, brown endpapers, 32 coloured figures and numerous woodcuts. A very attractive copy with foxing and toning to pages, spine slightly rolled, corners and ends of spine a touch rubbed and bumped, rear cover with just a hint of soiling, else a really lovely and bright copy.

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Gone With the Wind By Margaret Mitchell Vintage Edition
Gone With the Wind By Margaret Mitchell Vintage Edition

Gone With The Wind

By: Margaret Mitchell

New York: The Macmillan Co. 1938.

Octavo, original grey cloth, titles to spine and cover black. A very good vintage copy of this title. Cloth with wear to spine, edges and corners, some fraying at ends of spine and top front edge, pages toned with occasional spotting, else a nice copy.

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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Victorian Binding
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Victorian Binding

Great Expectations
By: Charles Dickens
New York: The American News Company. Circa 1895-1910

Octavo, original red cloth boards, ornate embossing floral design to cover and spine, gilt title block to spine. A very charming edition of this classic Dickens story, pages heavily toned, spine lightly rolled, corners and end of spine bumped, front hinge cracked and showing webbing, ownership signature to front endpaper, else a very nice copy.

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House of Seven Gables 1883 Nathaniel Hawthorne Signed by Artist Philip Morseberger
House of Seven Gables 1883 Nathaniel Hawthorne Signed by Artist Philip Morseberger

The House of Seven Gables

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Edinburgh: William Paterson. 1883

Octavo, original blue cloth boards, titles to spine gilt, brown endpapers, from the library of artist Philip B Morseberger with his signature to front pastedown.  A good vintage copy of this enduring New England tale, with spine rolled, wear and bumping to ends of spine and corners, light soiling to boards, slash to cloth mid spine that is a couple of inches, pages toned with occasional spotting, paper abrasion to front pastedown with Philip Morseberger signature on top. Morseberger was a highly regarded painter and professor based in Augusta, GA with his work featured in many galleries and museums across the country.

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How To Grow Cut Flowers by M.A. Hunt 1893
How To Grow Cut Flowers by M.A. Hunt 1893

How To Grow Cut Flowers

A Practical Treatise on the cultivation of the rose, carnation, chrysanthemum, violet, and other winter flowering plants;

Also Greenhouse Construction.

A Book for the florist and amateur.

By: M. A. Hunt

Published by the author in 1893

Illustrated.

First edition, octavo, original green cloth boards, title to spine gilt, floral pattern endpapers. A very nice copy with toned pages with occasional spotting, light soiling to covers.

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How To Use Fruits by Hester M. Poole 1890 Recipes
How To Use Fruits by Hester M. Poole 1890 Recipes

Fruits and How To Use Them

A Practical Manual for Housekeepers; Containing Nearly Seven Hundred Recipes for Wholesome Preparations of Foreign and Domestic Fruits.

By: Mrs. Hester M. Poole

New York: Fowler and Wells Publishers. 1890.

First edition. Octavo, original red cloth boards, titles to spine gilt, titles to front cover black, yellow endpapers. A collection of recipes on fruit from the common ones like apples and bananas to more untraditional cooking fruits like grapefruit, pineapple and persimmons.  A very good copy with wear to cloth along edges, spine gently rolled, wear and fraying to cloth at ends of spine, light soiling to boards, corners bumped and rubbed, wear along spine and fore-edges, pages toned with occasional spotting.

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