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Poetry of the Year: Passages From the Poets. Descriptive of the Seasons

By: Various

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, E.H. Butler & Co.: 1867

Edition: Reprint - Originally Published in 1856

Seller ID: 013179

Condition: Very Good Minus


Dark green hardcover with gilt lettering and Art Nouveau decoration. All edges gilt. One inch tear in cloth at bottom front edge of spine. 1 1/2" tear in first four leaves at bottom of hinge (not affecting text). Five engravings - all but one tissue cover has been removed. Sixty-eight poems with seasonal themes by classic poets such as Hemans, Spenser, Milton, Cowper, Coleridge, Tennyson, Keats, Wordsworth, Longfellow, Thomson, etc. 128 pp. View more info

Juvenile Round Table - Second Series - Stories By the Foremost Catholic Writers

By: Various

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, Benziger Brothers: 1905

Edition: First - First Published 1905

Seller ID: 013177

Condition: Very Good


Original mustard cloth with brown lettering and vignette of a girl and a boy in green and brown on the cover. Gift inscription. Spine sunned. Twenty moral tales aimed at children. Most of the authors are women. Scarce. 174 pp. plus a 17-page catalogue of Benziger Brothers books at the back. View more info

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The National Geographic Magazine, Vol. LV, No. I (January-June, 1929)

By: Various

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Geographic Society: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008974

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Stories on Arizona, Ecuador, Bolivia, Spain, Washington, D.C. and many more. Two pages removed. 780 pp. Very heavy, will require extra postage. View more info

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Pearls of Poetry; Illustrated (Pearl of Price)

By: Various

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Charles J. Peterson: 1885

Seller ID: 002883

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth with urn and pearl motif on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1884) in exquisite script. Ten appealing full-page engravings of young women and girls, most with tissue guards. Note discrepancy in titles between cover and title page. Long tear in title taped on verso. Corners worn and gutters strained, but no separation or serious damage. Patterned endpapers, All edges gilt. 68 pp. View more info

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The Wonderland Picture Book

By: Various

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited:

Seller ID: 004665

Condition: Fair to Good


Original full colour, full pastedown of girl among large birds. Rear full pastedown has thumb-size portion missing. Many drawings and photos, with three colour plates. Various stories and poems to delight the children. The Raggle-Taggle Elves (Christine Chandler), Betty's Christmas Toys (Blanche Winder), and Lucy Runs Away(T.H. Scott) are among the stories. Ink inscription (1931). Lower end of front hinge glued. Comical circus endpapers. Edge and corner wear. 72 pp. View more info

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The Maple Leaf Book of Stories

By: Various

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., McLoughlin Brothers: 1900

Seller ID: 005839

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey cloth on boards illustrated with two birds, nest, and leaves. Tape removal residue. Previous owner's name stamp. One leaf torn full width (unrepaired). Brilliant 4-colour frontispiece and 3 additional colour plates. Many b/w drawings. Several short stories and poems by various authors. Unpaginated. 100 pp. approx. View more info

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Affection's Tribute

By: Various

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Berger Publishing Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 005919

Condition: Good


Original bright florals on white paper boards. More colour scenes and floral alternating with pithy sayings from a variety of sources. 14 pp. Some cover spots. View more info

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Stories About Animals; Short Stories of Pets and Wild Creatures

By: Various

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Gresham Publishing Company, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 005974

Condition: Good


Original blindstamped red cloth on boards. Hand soiled. A few pencil marks, not affecting text. 41 short stories from dozens of authors. 224 pp. View more info

A Maritime Christmas. New Stories and Memories of the Season.

By: Various

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing Limited: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013158

ISBN: 978-1-55109-685

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback with oval frame cut in cover to reveal a vintage card of Santa in a hot air balloon. 32 charming stories/memories of the Christmas season by 20 Maritime authors such as Clary Croft, Steve Vernon, Cynthia d'Entremont, Harry Thurston, Laura Best, and Saint John's own David Goss. 162 pp. including author biographies. View more info

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Lectures on Military Dentistry; Revised Edition

By: Various Authorities

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Med. Dept. U.S. Army: 1943

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 001498

Condition: Good


Original salmon soft cover. No DJ. Small hole through front cover to p. 50. SEE PHOTO. Small note glued inside front cover, probably ex-base library, dated 1943. No marks or tears. Sixteen lectures by various medical/dental officers, covering all aspects of jaw injuries, wounds of the face, shock, chemotherapy, bone, tracheotomy, dietary management, and sectional splints. 105 pp. View more info

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Far Horizons; A Celebration of Cruising Under Sail

By: Various Authors

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., Sheridan House, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011102

ISBN: 0-911378-81-2

Condition: Near Fine


Beige cloth on boards. A gathering of stories by several sailors around the world. Some of the sailors are Philip Allen, David Lewis, and Claud Worth. 217 pp. View more info

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The British Heritage; The People, Their Crafts and Achievements As Recorded in Their Buildings and on the Face of the Countryside

By: Various Authors

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Odhams Press, Limited:

Seller ID: 007553

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. No writing. Covers faded and spine joints and head worn. The British Heritage, Britain's Storied Past, Heritage of Soil, Heritage of Scenery, Britain as Seen by the Artists, Heritage of the Home, Heritage of the Town, Custom and Tradition, Heritage of Craftsmanship, Indes. 320 pp. View more info

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Writing the Rails; Train Adventures By the World's Best-Loved Writers

By: Various Authors

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012676

ISBN: 1-57912-205-1

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper boards backed in grey cloth. Faultless book and DJ. Edited by Edward C. Goodman. My guess is that the previous owner was more interested in hardware than literature, for how could he resist Fanny Kemble, Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, and dozens oif other internationally-known writers whose train experiences are sampled here ? 368 pp. with index. View more info

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A Dream of the Past; Pre-Raphaelite and Aesthetic Movement Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings from the Lanigan Collection

By: Various Authors

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Art Centre: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012498

ISBN: 0-7727-0646-8

Condition: Near Fine


Art from the Lanigan Collection. 260 pp. View more info

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Songs

By: Various Authors and Composers

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Various Publishers:

Seller ID: 012348

Condition: Good Plus


Melisande in the Wood; Invictus; Sea Fever; Eleanore; Vagabond Song; The Crown of the Year; O, Falmouth is a Fine Town; Four Indian Love Lyrics (The Temple Bells, Less Than the Dust, Kashmiri /Song, Till I Wake). Copyright from 1902-1922. Medium range. Words and music. View more info

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A Homiletic Commentary on the Book of Nehemiah Chapters 7-8, Esther, and Job

By: Various Authors Explained Below

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Funk and Wagnalls Company:

Seller ID: 008558

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Commentary on Nehemiah is by Rev. W.H. Booth, Rev. J.H. Goodman, and Rev. S. Gregory. Commentary on Esther is by Rev. W. Burrows. Commentary on Job is by Thomas Robinson. 258, 323, and 301 pp., respectively, followed by Homiletical Index and General Index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The Year-Book of Treatment for 1891

By: Various Contributors

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea Brothers & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 003017

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth with bright gilt lettering on boards. Very clean and sound. 480 pp. of how-to articles by various medical professionals. View more info

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Dutch Dialect; Conumdrums, Jokes, and Recitations

By: Various Contributors

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Frederick J. Drake & Company: 1903

Seller ID: 008822

Condition: Good


Original beige illustrated cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Cover soil. Politically incorrect "humor" ridiculing various backgrounds, ostensibly presented by various Dutch comedians. 126 pp. View more info

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Eerdmans' Handbook to the World's Religions

By: Various Contributors

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Wm. B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.: 1982

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010428

ISBN: 0-8028-3563-5

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. More than 50 scholars have contributed to this book. 447 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The Medical Annual and Practitioner's Index; 1889

By: Various Editors and Contributors

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Bristol, England, John Wright & Co.: 1889

Edition: Seventh Year

Seller ID: 002982

Condition: Very Good


Original smooth green cloth with bright gilt lettering on light boards. Bowbacked due to storage on edge, causing strain to front hinge. Not separated, Previous owner's name. Electro-therapeutics, Hydropathics, Lunatic Asylums, and other topics important at the time. Listed separately are five copies from the 1890's, part of a lot of 18 old medical books just purchased. 668 pp. with many ads. View more info