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1 A MEMOIR OF DANIEL WADSWORTH COIT, OF NORWICH, CT 1787-1876
Cambridge The University Press 1909 Hard Cover Fine/This book has a dust jacket. 
Book -----------Green cloth covers with gilt lettering. 178 pages with frontispiece portrait. . . . Book FINE CONDITION with onionskin wrap. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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2 ABOUT THE EDITOR OF LIBERTY, FULTON OURSLER, AS THE PUBLISHING WORLD SEES HIM
Liberty Publishing Corp 1933 Limited to 300 Copies Hard Cover Good 
hardcover book, greenish spine and paper label, beige covers, near 9" tall. 43 pages with frontispiece portrait----------GOOD CONDITION, tight binding, fresh clean text, outer paper on the spine is half missing, and covers are soiled- - no dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 ARTHUR DELORAINE COREY 1866-1891, A MEMORIAL
John Wilson and Son, Cambridge University Press 1893 Hard Cover Very Good 
Book --- Red spine and grey covers, gilt top pages- - -7 1/2" tall. 231 pages............VERY GOOD CONDITION, solid clean book, with tiniest edgewear cover- - - no dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ALLEN JAY, BORN 1831, DIED 1910
Philadelphia The John C Winston Co Hard Cover Very Good 
-------Green cloth covers with gilt cover design, book is 8 1/4" tall. 421 pages, with frontispiece portrait and 15 other illustrations.............VERY GOOD CONDITION, tight solid binding, clean book, with light scuffing edges only- - no dust jacket. - - - With bookplate "Presented in Accordance with the Will of the Late Henry H. Mosher by New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends" -- Quakers 
Price: 26.00 USD
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5 BORN UNDER SATURN, A BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM HAZLITT
The MacMillan Co 1944 First Printing, Stated Hard Cover Very Good/Jacket Has New Mylar Cover 
-------------Original green cloth covers, thick book, 8 1/2" tall. 631 pages, with frontispiece and 11 pages of illustrations throughout the text-----------------.VERY GOOD CONDITION, tight binding, clean book- - dust jacket edgeworn with sun-faded dust jacket spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 DAYS OF THE DANDIES -- HORACE WALPOLE AND HIS WORLD-- Imperial Edition
NY Atheneum Imperial Edition Hardcover VG 
Book Original red cloth covers with paper spine label. 8 3/4" tall. 329pp including 2 illustrations, each complete with tissue guards. Book VG condition, solid and clean, slightly faded spine but label is bright and totally readable. no dj. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 GOETHE, UNESCO'S HOMAGE ON THE OCCASION OF THE TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BIRTH
UNESCO 1949 Limited Edition paperback Very Good/Dust Jacket Included 
Book UNESCO publication #411. Limited Edition of 2500, this is #768.-----Paperback, cream colored paper covers, portrait of Goethe on front cover, book is 7 1/2" x 5 1/2" 179 pages, with frontispiece portrait of Goethe, plus cover portrait and 6 others amid the text. -------------VERY GOOD CONDITION, never used, pages mostly unopened at top edge- - dust jacket gray paper, in very good condition, with oval opening so that the portrait of Goethe is visible.----`INCLUDES sections by Ernest Beutler, Carl J Burckhardt, Benedetto Croce, Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz --- Thomas Mann --- Gabriela Mistral --- Filmer Stuart Northrup --- Sarvefalli Radhakrishnan --- Alponso Reyes --- Jules Romains --- Leopold Sedar Senghor --- Stephen Spender --- Taha Hussein Bey 
Price: 13.00 USD
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8 IN MEMORIAM, ROSCOE CONKLING
Albany Weed, Parsons and Co, 1889 Hard Cover New 
Book Proceedings of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York, in relation to the death of Ex-Senator Roscoe Conkling. Held at the Capitol, May 9, 1888. . Thin book with blue cloth covers and gilt emblem with leaves in gilt, covers have bevelled edges. 10" x 7". 53pp with frontispiece photos. Book VERY GOOD CONDITION, clean solid book, solid hinges, fresh, with light wear covers. - - - - - - - - Historic Document. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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9 JANE ADDAMS MEMORIAL SERVICE, SEPT. 6, 1860 -- MAY 21, 1935
Montreal National Conference of Social Work Memorial Meeting 1935 paperback Very Good 
------Memorial held at St James United Church by the National Conference of Social Work, holding its 62 annual meeting in Montreal, June 10, 1935 in Montreal. 22 pages, stapled binding, paperback, 9" x 6" with cream paper covers.VERY GOOD CONDITION 
Price: 13.00 USD
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10 LETTERS BETWEEN SAMUEL BUTLER AND MISS E. M. A. SAVAGE 1871-1885
London Jonathan Cape 1935 First UK Printing Hardcover VERY GOOD 
Book Navy cloth covers, bright spine lettering, 8" tall. 580pp, with portrait of Butler and one of Savage. . . . Book VERY GOOD CONDITION, solid and clean and bright text. no dust jacket. With a signature and 1937 date on the flyleaf. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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11 LETTERS OF GEORGE MEREDITH--collected and edited by his son --Complete in 2 Volumes- (1) 1844-1881, (2) 1882-1909.
Charles Scribner's Sons 1912 First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Book ----------------Original green cloth covers, gilt lettering and gilt top pages, books are 8 1/2" tall. 328 pages, 652 pages with frontispiece illustration in each book and 2 other illustrations------------Better than VERY GOOD CONDITION, tight solid bindings and inner hinges, totally clean fresh texts,- - - no wear- - - no dust jackets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 MEMOIRS OF CARDINAL DE RETZ, CONTAINING ALL THE GREAT EVENTS DURING THE MINORITY OF LOUIS XIV AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF CARDINAL MAZARIN
Grolier Society, Paris/Boston Edition De Luxe, Ltd 1000 This is #163 Hard Cover Fine 
---------------------Green cloth with paper spine label and gilt top pages, book is 9" tall. 163 pages, with frontispiece and 5 other illustrations...........FINE CONDITION inside, tight solid binding and hinges, pristine text, fresh, note some tiny spots on cover- - no dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 PHILOCHRISTU MEMOIRS OF A DISCIPLE OF THE LORD
Boston Roberts Brothers 1878 Hard Cover Very Good 
------------Brown cloth covers with gilt, book is 7 1/4" tall. 406 pages.VERY GOOD CONDITION, tight binding, clean book with tiny scratchy old signature on edge of title page- - no dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 PSYCHIATRIST OF AMERICA, THE LIFE OF HARRY SWICK PERRY
Harvard University Press/ the Bleknap Press 1982 Hardcover VERY GOOD/This book has a dust jacket. 
0674720768 Book Black cloth covers, gilt spine letters, book is 9 1/2" tall. 462pp, with illustrations.Book VERY GOOD CONDITION, solid clean book- - dust jacket Very Good, light edgewear, original price is present, Brodart cover on dust jacket. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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15 SECRET MEMOIRS OF THE COURT OF ST. CLOUD, IN A SERIES OF LETTERS FROM A GENTLEMAN AT PARIS TO A NOBLEMAN IN LONDON -- in 2 Volumes.
The Grolier Society Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Book -----------------Edition de Luxe, Limited Edition of 1000 copies, this is from set # 163. 34 pages, 301 pages......Green cloth covers with paper spine labels, gilt top pages.----- Beautiful book---------NEAR FINE CONDITION, solid tight bright clean fresh books, no dust jackets. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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16 SKETCH OF THE OFFICIAL LIFE OF JOHN A. ANDREW, AS GOVERNOR OF MASS., TO WHICH IS ADDED THE VALEDICTORY ADDRESS OF GOVERNOR ANDREW, DELIVERED UPON RETIRING FROM OFFICE, JANUARY 5, 1866, ON THE SUBJECT OF RECONSTRUCTION OF THE STATES RECENTLY IN REBELLION
Hurd and Houghton 1868 Hardcover Very Good 
Book 211pp, 7" x 5", small book, with original brown cloth covers. Exlibrary book with shadow of spine label and library marks inside cover. Book very-condition, clean text, solid book, wear edges of covers. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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17 THE BANCROFTS, RECOLLECTIONS OF SIXTY YEARS
NY E. P. Dutton and co inc 1909 Hardcover VERY GOOD 
Book Red cloth covers with gilt lettering and design and gilt top pages, quite thick book, 9" tall. 462pp with many illustrations. . . . Book VERY GOOD CONDITION, solid book, totally clean, one small area edgewear cover only--- no dust jacket. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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18 THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOHN GIBSON LOCKHART, From Abbotsford and Milton Lockhart Mss and Other Original Sources --- 2 Volumes
NY John C Nimmo, Charles Scribner's Sons 1897 Apparent first Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
-----------Maroon cloth covers, with gilt letters and cover design and words "Feroci Fortior Corda Serrata Pando" 416 pages and 446 pages with 15 illustrations.........VERY GOOD CONDITION- - note that volume 2 has a sticker on front cover that it belonged to Earl's Court, South Kensington, London, lending library. No other marks. No dust jackets. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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19 ( E T A Hoffmann ) --- Hewett-Thayer, Harvey W HOFFMANN: AUTHOR OF THE TALES
Princeton University Press 1948 Hard Cover Good 
--------------Blue cloth covers, 9 1/2" tall. 416 pages, with frontispiece and 12 other illustrations...............GOOD CONDITION, tight binding and clean text-- spine faded to brown color, cover edges also faded and also damp stain to cover and outside of text--- but still this is a tight solid book- - no dust jacket.------------ re; Popular German author in the 19th century, E. T. A. Hoffmann. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 ( Miller, Henry ) Porter, Bern THE HAPPY ROCK, A BOOK ABOUT HENRY MILLER
Packard Press, Berkeley 1945 Ltd Edition 3000 Copies Hard Cover Very Good 
-------------Hardcover book, grayish covers with red illustration on front cover, book is 10 1/2" x 7", ``` 157 pages, printed on blue, green, pink and yellow text, with some line drawings----------VERY GOOD CONDITION, solid book, clean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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