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1 LONGFELLOW REMEMBRANCE BOOK: A MEMORIAL FOR THE POET'S READER-FRIENDS
Boston D Lothrop Company 1888 Cloth Fair to Good- Memoir Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 7 1/4" Illustrated 
Author contributions include Elbridge S. Brooks, John G. Whittier, Rev. Samuel Longfellow, Harriet Lewis Bradley, Culling Clive Eardley, and Louise Imogen Guiney. 114 pp. Blue cloth covers with white/silver decorative spine. Covers in Poor condition with corner and edges bumped and rubbed, dirt/stains completely over the cover faces and spine, cloth is bubbling, spine is rubbed and faded, spine ends are bent. Gilt page edges. Browning and stains to endpapers. Hinges are loose. Interior pages have some dog-earred corners, some browning. Book in Fair to Good- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Scribner's Magazine, Vol. II, July-December
New York Charles Scribners Sons 1887 Cloth Good to Good- Bound Magazine Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" Engravings, Plates, Map, Drawings 
Six months bound into one volume. Lacks the advertisements and individual covers. Numerous articles by famous authors: "Camping and Hunting in the Shoshone" by W.S. Rainsford, with photographs; "Caverns and Cavern Life" by N.S. Shaler with illustrations and "The Instability of the Atmosphere" by Shaler with illustrations and diagrams by the author; "The Modern Nile" by Edward L. Wilson, with photos by the author; "Bucolic Dialect of the Plains" by Louis Swinburne; In Dickens-Land by Edwin Percy Whipple; "A Drift from Redwood Camp" by Bret Harte with 8 illustrations; "The Unpublished Letters of Thackeray" with illustrations, portraits and reproductions of letters and drawings; Law Lane by Sarah Orne Jewett with 8 llustrations; "Wagner And Scenic Art" by William F. Apthorp with illustrations from the original designs for the setting of the Bayreuth stage; "The Physical Characteristics Of The Athlete" by Dr. D.A. Sargent with illustrations of athletes in motion; "In Grand Kabylia" by Henry M. Field with illustrations ; Many more famous authors including: Rebecca Harding Davis; Henrietta Christian Wright; and Olive Risley Seward. Articles on France: Paris School of Fine Arts with illustrations, Napoleon and His Times with illustrations and French Traits. Other articles on Europe: Florence with 16 illustrations; Holland with illustrations, Denmark(Treaty with) and "The Viking ship" with drawings.Poetry including one by Robert Louis Stevenson titled "Ticonderoga" with illustrations and "In Her Garden" by Susan Coolidge. One full plate by Howard Pyle. Blue covers worn, soiled and spotted. Spine top edge frayed with tears. Bottom spine edge worn, tiny strip worn through and color bleeding-dampness? Covers intact but due to condition are Good-. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Hinge broken on blank pages before title page and beginning at back covers' endpages. Sporadic watermarks on pages, mainly on the upper margin corners of pages, occasionally down sides, but rarely in text. Otherwise text is tight and Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Scribner's Monthly, Volume 12 from May 1876 to Oct 1876
New York Scribner & Co 1876 Leather Good+ Bound Magazine Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" Engravings 
Numerous articles by famous authors: John Burroughs; Ernest Ingersoll, Rebecca Harding Davis; Henry James, Jr; Edward Everett Hale; Bret Harte; Philip Bourke Marston; Fanny Hodgson Burnett; etc. Articles include: Portraiture of William Penn; The True Pocahontas; Bowdoin College; John Gutenberg, Old Landmarks in Philadelphia; How America was Named; Union College, N.Y.; Charlotte Cushman; The Story of the Signing (Declaration of Independence); Harvard University; Wesleylan University, Conn; Oliver Madox Brown; Niagara; Insanity and its Treatment; Notes on Salmon Fishing; Massachusetts Agricultural College; John Chinaman in San Francisco by Thomas J. Vivian; Gabriel Conroy, by Bret Harte (Conclusion: Chapters XXXIII-LVI); That Lass O'Lowrie's by Fanny Hodgson Burnett,(Chapters I-VIII) Bride of the Rhine, by George E. Waring, Jr.; Philip Nolan's Friends by Edward Everett Hale (Chapters XII-XXXIII). 916 pp. Profusely illustrated. 3/4 leather covers with gilt lettering/decor on the spine. Edges /spine joints rubbed. Overall covers are Good. Watermark on top page edge which shows on top margin of text from pp. 481 to end. Never on text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Historical stories of the times. 
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4 THE CENTURY ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY MAGAZINE: NOVEMBER 1884 TO APRIL 1885
New York The Century Co. 1885 Leather Good + Bound Magazine Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Plates 
Vol. XXIX, New Series Vol. VII. Six issues of The Century Magazine published into one bound copy. Features the first three chapters of Mark Twain's "An Adventure of Huckleberry Finn" before it was published; "The Battle of Shiloh" by U. S. Grant; "Phases of Legislation, State" by Theodore Roosevelt; "The Bostonians" by Henry James; "Winter Neighbors" by John Burroughs. 960 pp. Cloth/leather covers show signs of wear with front joint broken at top, rubbing to edges and corners bumped, with boards slightly exposed. Gold gilt lettering on spine. Marbled page edges. Front hinge slightly broken. Page edges are browning, but does not interfere with text. Overall the book is in Good + condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Abrahams, William FIFTY YEARS OF THE AMERICAN SHORT STORY: FROM THE O'HENRY AWARDS 1919-1970 (Two Volumes)
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc 1970 Cloth Very Good- Short Stories Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" 
Edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Volume I: 531 pp. Volume II: 517 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, spine ends are bent and pulling away. Volume I page edges are foxed. Interiors are tight, clean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Alcott, Louisa May FLOWER FABLES
Chicago W. B. Conkey Company Hard Cover Very Good- Fiction Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/4" Illustrations 
No publication date. 147 pp. Also included is "Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe" by Charlotte M. Yonge. 63 pp. Brown cloth covers with color embossed image of a woman reading on front cover, black title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges bumped and rubbed, scuffing and wear to cover faces, spine is creased, spine ends are bent and fraying. Top page edge darkened. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Loose hinges. Interior pages have some small foxing spots, otherwise clean. Book in VG- to VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Alger, Horatio Jr ADRIFT IN NEW YORK
Chicago M. A. Donohue & Co Hard Cover Good+ Juvenile Size: 5" x 7 " 
no date. (approx. 1904).197 pp. Previous owner stamped name on front free endpaper and name written on front endpaper. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG. Cover with color illustration on paste on. Fading around edges and to spine. Overall covers are Good to Good+.Horatio Alger Jr. (1832-1899) was a prolific American author of boy’s adventure stories whose heroes lead exemplary lives to Strive and Succeed in the face of adversity and poverty, good and evil. 
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8 American Authors CAPITAL STORIES
New York The Christian Herald 1895 Hard Cover Very Good- Famous Authors Size: Approx. 4 " x 6" 
Collection of short stories by famous American authors. Contents include: A True Story by Mark Twain; The Celestial Railroad by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving; The Lightning-Rod Man by Herman Melville. 344 pp. Red decorative covers with gilt design and title on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and edges rubbed. Cover faces have rubbing and discoloration. Spine tips bent. Front hinge broken. Some light foxing to endpapers. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG- condition. 
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9 Asimov, Isaac FOUNDATION'S EDGE
New York, NY, U.S.A. Ballantine Publishing Group 1983 0-345-30898-0 / 9780345308986 First Ballantine Books Edition Paperback Very Good- Science Fiction 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Michael Whelan, Cover Art 
Book Four of the classic, award-winning Foundation Series. Crease down middle of spine, wear to cover corners. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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10 Asimov, Isaac OPUS 100
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1969 First Edition Cloth Very Good+ Good Science Fiction 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
OPUS 100 is Isaac Asimov's one-hundredth book in a twenty-year writing career! In part an anthology of selections chosen by the author from his first 99 works, it affords a generous sampling from every area in which he has written. The chapters bear the subject from which he then explains the different books he wrote. The chapters are: Astronomy, Robots, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Words, History, The Bible, Short Shorts, and Humor. Includes an appendix of his 100 books. 318 pp. Book is Very Good+ to Near Fine. Dust jacket is worn on corners and spine ends with some tears.Otherwise it is in Good condition. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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11 Auden, W. H. ON THIS ISLAND
New York Random House 1937 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket Poetry Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" 
68 pp. Brown cloth covers with gilt title on front cover and faded gilt on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, minor scuffing and marks to cover faces, spine ends/corners rubbed and fraying. Endpapers are tanned and foxed. Interior pages are tanned, some foxing spots. Book in VG- to VG condition. 
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12 AVi NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
New York Orchard Books 1991 0531059596 / 9780531059593 Cloth Very Good+ Good+ Juvenile Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Signed by Author
A documentary novel and Newberry Honor Book. 177 pp. Navy blue covers with red cloth spine. DJ in Good+ condition with rubbing and creasing to cover edges, some small tears to edges, 1/2" tear on back of jacket near spine. Very light rubbing to cover corners and edges, spine ends are bent. Spine slightly cocked. Gift inscription and signed by author on front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. Small tear to endpaper on back inside cover. Book in VG+ condition. 
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13 Balzac, Honore De A BACHELOR'S ESTABLISHMENT
New York Farrar, Straus & Young Inc. 1952 Cloth Good+ No Jacket Fiction Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Phillipe Jullian 
With illustrations by Phillipe Jullian. Introduction by Sir Duff Cooper. Translated from the French "La Rabouilleuse" by Eithne Wilkins. 320 pp. Red cloth covers with black/gilt title stamp on spine. Corners are rubbed and bumped, edges rubbed, some scuffing along joints, top cover edges are darkened. Spine faded, spine ends are bent and fraying. Covers are slightly warped. Red top page edge. Foxing to endpapers. Interior pages are tight. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14 Balzac, Honore De THE COMPLETE NOVELETTES OF HONORE DE BALZAC IN ONE VOLUME
New York Walter J. Black 1926 Hard Cover Good Fiction Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" 
Contents include: The Girl With Golden Eyes, A Princess's Secrets, The Imaginary Mistress, The Vendetta, Honorine, The Sceaux Ball, Gobseck, The Firm of Nucingen, The Commission in Lunacy, Colonel Chabert, The Unconscious Mummers, A Second Home, Gambara, Melmoth Reconciled, The Maranas, Maitre Cornelius, At the Sign of the Car and Racket, The Ruggieri's Secret, Massimilla Doni, The Abbe Birotteau, A Forsaken Lady, Farewell, Gaudissart the Great, The Napoleon of the People, A Passion in the Desert. 1005 pp. Brown imitation leather covers with image of two lions holding a torch on front cover, red title bar and gilt decorations on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, joints rubbed and worn, spine ends are bent and fraying. Brown top page edge. Front hinge broken, back hinge has large hole exposing spine but remains tight. Water stains to endpapers and much of interior page edges, much of book is "wavy" to the touch, text easily legible. Book in Good condition. 
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15 Balzac, Honore De THE GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN EYES
Cleveland and New York The World Publishing Company 1931 Cloth Very Good Very Good Novel Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" F. J. Buttera 
Translated by Ernest Dowson. An illustrated edition. 154 pp. DJ in VG condition with edges rubbed, dirt smudges on front/back, small hole in spine, and price-clipped corners. Interior is tight and clean. Overall book in VG condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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16 Barrie, J. M. HALF HOURS
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1914 Cloth Very Good Plays Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 7 3/4" 
Plays include: Pantaloon, The Twelve-Pound Look, Rosalind, The Will. 207 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, light wear to cover faces, scuff mark to front joint, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Small hole to front hinge, which is loose. Spine is loose in places within interior, otherwise interior is clean. Book in VG condition. 
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17 Barrie, James M. MY LADY NICOTINE
New York Hurst and Company Boards Very Good Famous Author Size: Approx. 4 1/4" x 6 1/4" 
231 pp. Decorative boards with pasted color image of a well-dressed woman surrounded by embossed flowers on front. Cover corners are bumped, some bumping nicks on edges, spine tips are bent and fraying, areas of scuffing on back cover. Maroon top page edge, and some ink has seeped below the edge. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. Charming book in VG condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Barrie, James M. THE LITTLE MINISTER
New York Willey Book Company Cloth Good+ No Jacket Famous Author Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 " 
248 pp. No printing date noted. Green cloth covers show some signs of wear, rubbing on edges and corners. White mark on front lower left corner of cover. Dirt/chipping on back cover. Front free paper separated from spine, as is interior of book. Pencil markings on back inside cover. Some staining/browning throughout text. Interior is tight and Good+. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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19 Barrie,J.M. WHAT EVERY WOMAN KNOWS, A Comedy.
New York Charles Scribner 1926 Leather Very Good Good Play Size: Approx. 4 1/4" x 6 3/4" 
Beautiful little book. Red limp leather with top gilt edge and gilt lettering on spine. Barrie's signature in gilt on cover. one small barely visible spot on front cover. rubbing/scuffing to corners.Overall exterior is Very Good. Uniform Edition of the Plays of J. M. Barrie. 120 pp. pp.54-55 brownish outline of paper previously laid in?, one page with light black smudge mark otherwise interior is clean, tight and VG. Gray paper Dust Jacket with red lettering. Spine darkened and creases of flaps. Top front corner at flap missing small piece 1/2"x3/16". Overall DJ is Good. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Bennett, Arnold THE PRICE OF LOVE
New York Harper & Brothers Publishers 1914 Limited Edition Cloth Good to Good+ Limited Edition Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " illustrations by C. E. Chambers 
Spine faded with rubbing/bumping to ends and corners, otherwise G+. Long pages are uncut. Back free endp. stamped numbers 22614 otherwise Interior is tight, clean, and VG+. Limited Edition of 2,000. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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