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The Fortunes of the Colville Family or a Cloud and Its Silver Lining a Christmas Story

The Fortunes of the Colville Family or a Cloud and Its Silver Lining a Christmas Story, Smedley, Frank E.
Used Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket, Phiz
Arthur Hall Virtue & Co., London, 1856

Softcover issued in 1856 which has been bound into cloth boards. Softcover has wear to the covers, half title pages has been cut. 244 pages plus ads.

$55.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Random Sketches and Notes of European Travel in 1856

Random Sketches and Notes of European Travel in 1856, Edwards, John E.
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1857

Book has cover wear and fading, 466 pages plus ads.

$88.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Local Color

Local Color, Capote, Truman
Used, First Edition Condition: Near Very Good, Jacket: Fair
Random, New York, 1950

Book has one bumped corner, wear to corners thus near very good. Dj has edgewear, chips, soiled spine.

$78.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Flea of Sodom

The Flea of Sodom, Dahlberg, Edward
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: NF, Jacket: NVG
New Directions, CT, 1950

Book has light soiling thus near fine. Dj has cover wear and soiling. Inscribed by the Author to Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Andrus and dated 6.29.51 in NYC.

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Washington's Political Legacies to Which is Annexed an Appendix Containing an Account of His Illness, Death, Anf the National Tributes of Respect Paid to Him Memory with a Biographical Outline of His Life and Character

Washington's Political Legacies to Which is Annexed an Appendix Containing an Account of His Illness, Death, Anf the National Tributes of Respect Paid to Him Memory with a Biographical Outline of His Life and Character, Washington, George
Used, First Edition Condition: VG-, Jacket: No Jacket
John Russell, Boston, 1800

Full leather with moderate wear, the front cover is detached and the front fep, and pages leading up to the frontis and tissue covering the frontis are loose but present thus the rating of very go

$738.00
Uncommon Books
United States

A Tour in America 1798, 1799, and 1800 Exhibiting Sketches of Society and Manners and a Particular Account of the American System of Agriculture with Its Recent Improvements 2 Vols.

A Tour in America 1798, 1799, and 1800 Exhibiting Sketches of Society and Manners and a Particular Account of the American System of Agriculture with Its Recent Improvements 2 Vols., Parkinson, Richard
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: No Jacket
J. Harding, London, 1805

Two volumes rebound in green cloth with gilt spine lettering, modest foxing.

$328.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Les Lettres et Poesies De Madame La Contesse De Bregy

Les Lettres et Poesies De Madame La Contesse De Bregy, de Bregy, Comtesse
Used, First Edition Condition: Near Very Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Chez Antoine Du Val, Leyde, 1666

Half leather with marbilized boards with modest wear, nickle size chip off the last page, from the Forbes library collection.

$168.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Fifteen Letters By Wolfgang Von Goethe from His First Journey to Switzerland in 1775

Fifteen Letters By Wolfgang Von Goethe from His First Journey to Switzerland in 1775, Von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang (Bayard Quincy Morgan, Trans.)
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Near Very Good, Jacket: Fair
Greenwood Press, San Francisco, 1949

Book has minor wear. Dj has chips has edgewear and soiling. Inscribed and dated by the printer, John Werner Stauffacher.

$58.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Boys Book of Railroads

The Boys Book of Railroads, Crump. Irving
Used, First Edition Condition: Near Very Good, Jacket: Very Good
Dodd Mead & Co, New York, 1921

Book has slightly bumped corners, modest wear. Dj has edgewear.

$78.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Comedies De Terence Traduites En Francois Avec Le Latin a Coste et Rendues Tres-Honnestes an y Changeant Fort Pen De Chofe

Comedies De Terence Traduites En Francois Avec Le Latin a Coste et Rendues Tres-Honnestes an y Changeant Fort Pen De Chofe, Thiboust, Claude and Esclassan, Pierre
Used Condition: VG-, Jacket: No Jacket
Libraire Iure & Ordinaire De L'vniversite, Paris, 1677

Full leather that is worn thus the very good minus rating, modest interior foxing, from the Forbes library collection.

$118.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Abstract of Infantry Tactics Including Exercises and Manoeuvres of Light Infantry and Riflemen for the Use of the Militia of the United States

Abstract of Infantry Tactics Including Exercises and Manoeuvres of Light Infantry and Riflemen for the Use of the Militia of the United States
Used, First Edition Condition: Near Very Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Hilliard Gray Little & Wilkins, Boston, 1830

Full leather with cover wear, interior foxing. All plates and the printed song are present.

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Julia Beresford or the Black Velvet Pelisse

Julia Beresford or the Black Velvet Pelisse
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket
John Metcalf, MA, 1836

Illustrated 24 page softcover in yellow wrappers, with soiling and marginal wear.

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Pictures in Song

Pictures in Song, Scollard, Clinton
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: G+, Jacket: No Jacket
G. P. Putnam, New York, 1884

Book has bumped and worn corners and spine. Gilt lettering and design on green cloth is complete. Inscribed by the poet's sister to her cousin.

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Poems

Poems, Jerningham
Used Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket
William Hallhead, Ireland, 1777

Full leather that is worn, front cover is detached but present, owner bookplate and signature.

$44.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Presumption of Sex and Other Papers

The Presumption of Sex and Other Papers, Adams, Oscar Fay
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Lee and Shepard, Boston, 1892

Book has loose front endpaper, bumped and worn corners and spine, white lettering on the spine approx 95%, white lettering and gilt design on the cover near complete. Scarce

$88.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Poems of Digby Mackworth Dolben

The Poems of Digby Mackworth Dolben, Bridges, Robert
Used, First Edition Condition: Fair, Jacket: No Jacket
Oxford University Press, London, 1911

Book has bumped and worn corners and spine, cover wear, cover soiling. Poet's first and only book.

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Letters of Celia Thaxter

Letters of Celia Thaxter, A. F. And R. L.
Used, First Edition Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
Houghton Mifflin & Co,, Boston, 1895

Book has slightly bumped and worn corners and spine, modest cover soiling, owner initials. In grey cloth with paper spine label, "this is a copy from the first edition of this book." Howev

$44.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Alexander Gifford or Vi' Let's Boy: a Story of Negro Life

Alexander Gifford or Vi' Let's Boy: a Story of Negro Life, Merrill, Rev. H. A.
Used, First Edition Condition: VG-, Jacket: No Jacket
Newcomb & Gauss, MA, 1905

Book has bumped and worn corners and spine, white spine lettering approx 75%, on cover approx 85%.

$33.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Speeches Lectures and Letters

Speeches Lectures and Letters, Phillips, Wendell
Used, First Edition Condition: Fair, Jacket: No Jacket
James Redpath, Boston, 1863

Book has bumped and worn corners and spine, cover wear, foxed endpapers, owners signature.

$48.00
Uncommon Books
United States

History of the Transmission of Ancient Books to Modern Times or Aconcise Account of the Means By Which the Genuineness and Authenticity of Ancient Historical Works are Ascertained

History of the Transmission of Ancient Books to Modern Times or Aconcise Account of the Means By Which the Genuineness and Authenticity of Ancient Historical Works are Ascertained, Taylor, Isaac
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: No Jacket
B. J. Holdsworth, London, 1827

Half leather with marbilized boards with minor wear, interior lightly soiled.

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Speech of Hon. I. E. Holmes of S. Carolina on the Texas Boundary

Speech of Hon. I. E. Holmes of S. Carolina on the Texas Boundary, Holmes, I. E.
Used, First Edition Condition: VG+, Jacket: No Jacket
U. S. Government, Washington, 1850

Softcover of 8 pages with very light yellowing, pro slavery speech.

$88.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Horses Nine

Horses Nine, Ford, Sewell
Used, Signed Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket
New York: Scribner, 1903, New York, 1903

Book has bumped and worn corners and spine, faded spine, gilt lettering and design on spine approx 10%, on cover near complete bright and clean. Inscribed by Author which reads. "To my friend

$48.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Miscellanies Historical and Biographical Being a Second Series of Essays Lectures and Reviews

Miscellanies Historical and Biographical Being a Second Series of Essays Lectures and Reviews, Gibson, William Sidney
Used, First Edition Condition: VG-, Jacket: No Jacket
Longmans Green Longman and Roberts, London, 1863

Book has cover wear.

$88.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Harmony Society a Chapter in German American Culture History

The Harmony Society a Chapter in German American Culture History, Bole, John Arichibald
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: G+, Jacket: No Jacket
Americana Germanica Press, PA, 1904

Book has cover wear. Inscribed by the Author to John Duss. Also includes a 1940 membership certificate in the Ambridge Band Association, and a letter from John Boles. What makes this copy interest

$188.00
Uncommon Books
United States

A Cure for Dreams

A Cure for Dreams, Gibbons, Kate
ISBN: 0945575335/9780945575337 Used, First Edition Condition: NF, Jacket: No Jacket
Algonquin Books, NC, 1991

Softcover has a spot of soiling. Presentation set sheets of this book issued by the publisher.

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The American Sportsman Containing Hints to Sportsmen Notes on Shooting

The American Sportsman Containing Hints to Sportsmen Notes on Shooting, Lewis, Elisha J., Illustrated by George G. White
Used Condition: VG+, Jacket: No Jacket
Lippincott, New York, 1871

Book has slightly bumped spine, modest interior soiling. Rebound in red cloth, new endpapers, gilt spine lettering. Nice clean copy.

$33.00
Uncommon Books
United States

A Voyage to the Moon

A Voyage to the Moon, de Bergerac, Cyrano
Used, First Edition Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
Doubleday & McClure, New York, 1899

Book has modest soiling, edgewear, owners dated signature.

$38.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Toast

The Toast, Williams, Harold
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
Crozier Press, 1932

Softcover of 44 pages with light cover soiling. Limited edition # 94 of 199 copies Signed by the Author.

$30.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Optimos

Optimos, Traubel, Horace
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
Huebsch, New York, 1910

Book has front end paper along the hinge torn, wear to corners and spine, and spot cover wear. Inscribed anbd dated by the Poet who was a friend of Walt Whitman's to another poet of the period Ben

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Poems First Series

Poems First Series, Squire, J. C.
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: NVG, Jacket: Poor
Martin Secker, London, 1919

Book has bumped and worn corners and spine, cover spot fading. Dj is missing approx 10% of the front cover, 35% of the spine, and 20% of the rear cover. Attached to fep is a letter and postage env

$48.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Caius Marius

Caius Marius, Smith, Richard Penn
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: NF, Jacket: Very Good
University of Pennsylvania Press, PA, 1968

Book has one slightly bumped corner. Dj has edgewear and discoloration due to aging. Signed by the editor Neda McFadden Westlakeon the title page.

$30.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Der Vampyr

Der Vampyr, Marschner, Heinrich August, Wohlbruck, Wilhelm August and Pfitzner, Hans
Used Condition: Very Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Adolph Furstner, Germany, 1925

Softcover with modest wear.

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Entertainments for 1931

Entertainments for 1931, Lunger, G. Roberts
Used, First Edition Condition: VG-, Jacket: No Jacket
Privately Printed, Boston, 1931

Illustrated softcover issued in 1931 by this Boston entertainment service to promote its artists. Cover is soiled and has edgewear, title page is creased otherwise interior is unaffected.

$98.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Three Months in the Confederate Army

Three Months in the Confederate Army, Harwell, Richard Barksdale
Used, First Edition Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
University of Alabama Press, Alabama, 1952

Softcover of 38 pages with edgewear and foxing. First U of A printing originally appeared in the London Index 1862.

$38.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Heavenly Sisters or Biographical Sketches of the Lives of Thirty Eminently Pious Females Partly Extracted from the Works of Gibbons, Jerment, and Others and Partly Original...

The Heavenly Sisters or Biographical Sketches of the Lives of Thirty Eminently Pious Females Partly Extracted from the Works of Gibbons, Jerment, and Others and Partly Original..., Sharp, Rev. T.
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Henry Durell & Co., New York, 1822

Bok has moderate foxing, the front boardsand spine are attached by threads.

$48.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Mein Leben Meine Kampfe

Mein Leben Meine Kampfe, Schmeling, Max
Used, First Edition Condition: Fair, Jacket: No Jacket
Grethlein, Germany, 1930

Illustrated softcover with edgwear, foxing, detached but present rear cover. missing approx. 33% of the spine.

$88.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Avery Hopwood His Life and Plays

Avery Hopwood His Life and Plays, Sharrar, Jack F.
ISBN: 0472109634/9780472109630 Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
University of Michigan Press, 1989, MI, 1989

Like new. This copy is Inscribed and dated by both the editor Sharrar and Nicholas Delbanco who wrote the introduction to the book.

$50.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Pilgrimage

The Pilgrimage, Noguchi, Yone
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Mitchell Kennerley, New York, 1912

Softcover with light soiling, missing approx. 5% of rear cover.

$33.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Paradise New York

Paradise New York, Pollack, Eileen
ISBN: 1566396573/9781566396578 Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Temple University Press, PA, 1998

Book is unread. Incribed and dated by the Author.

$38.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst

The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst, Tomalin, Nicholas and Hall, Ron
ISBN: 812813014 Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: VG-, Jacket: NVG
Stein and Day, New York, 1970

Book has bumped and worn coreners and spine, cover soiling. Dj has tears, chips, wear and soiling. What makes this book unusual is the return from the dead bold signature in pencil of Donald Crowh

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Selected Writings of John Marin

The Selected Writings of John Marin, Marin, John (Dorothy Norman, Ed.)
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Poor
Pellegrini & Cudahy, New York, 1949

Book has wear to one corner and to the foot of the spine. Dj is poor. Inscribed to art patron Adelaide Kuntz by the Author.

$168.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Mountain Cloud

Mountain Cloud, Barbeau, Marius
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: VG-, Jacket: No Jacket, Thoreau MacDonald
Caxton, ID, 1944

Book has bumped and worn corners, soiled spine. What makes this copy interesting is that it is inscribed and dated by the Author to Alice Winchester who is thanked by the Author for being a friend

$38.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Oriental Customs or an Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures By an Explanatory Application of the Customs and Manners of the Eastern Nations

Oriental Customs or an Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures By an Explanatory Application of the Customs and Manners of the Eastern Nations, Burder, Samuel
Used, First Edition Condition: G+, Jacket: No Jacket
William W. Woodward, PA, 1804

Book has foxed endpapers, worn leather with detached but present front cover, First US eddition.

$68.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Elements of Drawing in Two Parts Embracing Exercises for the Slate and Blackboard

Elements of Drawing in Two Parts Embracing Exercises for the Slate and Blackboard, Clark, John
Used, First Edition Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
A. S. Barnes, New York, 1849

Illustrated school book with numerous plates to be copied by students on their slate tablets with modest wear.

$48.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Undertones

Undertones, Buchanan, Robert
Used, First Edition Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
Edward Moxon, London, 1863

Book has modest cover wear, from the Bowdoin College library. Catalogue is dated December 1863.

$48.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Self-Conscious Novel Artifice in Fiction from Joyce to Pynchon

The Self-Conscious Novel Artifice in Fiction from Joyce to Pynchon, Stonehill, Brian
ISBN: 0812280989/9780812280982 Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: VG+, Jacket: NF
University of Pennsylvania Press, PA, 1988

Book has a touch of fading at the foot of the spine. Dj has minor wear. Inscribe and dated by the Author to the Author, John Updike.

$44.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Beyond the Barrier with Byrd

Beyond the Barrier with Byrd, Adams, Harry
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
M. A. Donohue, Chicago, 1932

Book has several light wear spots. Inscribed by the Author on the free fep.

$44.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Contentment is Better Than Wealth

Contentment is Better Than Wealth, Neal, Alice B.
Used Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket
D. Appleton & Co, New York, 1818

Book has dated gift inscription, cover wear.

$33.00
Uncommon Books
United States

An Historical Account of Iceland Greenland and the Faroe Islands

An Historical Account of Iceland Greenland and the Faroe Islands
Used Condition: VG-, Jacket: No Jacket
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1842

Book has cover wear, soiled endpapers. Both folded maps are present.

$48.00
Uncommon Books
United States

China and the Chinese a General Description of the Country and Its Inhabitants...

China and the Chinese a General Description of the Country and Its Inhabitants..., Nevius, John L.
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1869

Book has cover wear, ex lib. Folded map is present.

$198.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Child's Companion and Youth's Friend 1849

The Child's Companion and Youth's Friend 1849
Used Condition: Fair, Jacket: No Jacket
American Sunday School Union, PA, 1849

Book has bumped and worn corners and spine, cover wear, cocked spine. A collection of short stories including the deaf and dumb asylum in Hartford, CT, the water works in Philadelphia, the lunatic

$38.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Jack Downing's Song Book

Jack Downing's Song Book, Downing, Jack
Used Condition: Fair, Jacket: No Jacket
B. Cranston, RI, 1839

Book has bumped and worn corners and spine, owner's signature in pencil with a coin rubbing and two simple pencil drawings of a horse and a person. The child owner lived in Norwichtown, CT.

$48.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Monitor Designed to Improve the Taste the Understanding and the Heart Vol. I

The Monitor Designed to Improve the Taste the Understanding and the Heart Vol. I
Used, First Edition Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
R. Bannister, Boston, 1823

Half leather with paper boards that have bumped and worn corners, cover wear.

$48.00
Uncommon Books
United States

A Peep at My Neighbors or the Houses in Kingston Court Turned Inside Out No, 1

A Peep at My Neighbors or the Houses in Kingston Court Turned Inside Out No, 1
Used, First Edition Condition: G+, Jacket: No Jacket
American Sunday School Union, PA, 1843

Book has bumped corners, cover wear. First American issue with each story seperately numbered

$88.00
Uncommon Books
United States

High Altars the Battlefields of France and Flanders as I Saw Them

High Altars the Battlefields of France and Flanders as I Saw Them, Oxenham, John
Used, First Edition Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
Methuen, London, 1918

Book has slightly bumped corners, modest wear.

$28.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Song of the Bell Translated from the German of Frederick Von Schiller

The Song of the Bell Translated from the German of Frederick Von Schiller, Schiller, Frederick Von (Moritz Retzsch)
Used, First Edition Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
Black & Armstrong, London, 1837

Book is half leather with moderate wear to cover, occassional interior foxing.

$188.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Hermann Und Dorothea

Hermann Und Dorothea, Goethe
Used Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
In Der J. O. Gotta Schen Buchbandlung, Germany, 1814

Book has cover wear, new endpapers, moderately foxed interior.

$38.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The House with No Address

The House with No Address, Nesbit, E.
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Doubleday Page & Co, New York, 1909

Book has bumped and worn corners and spine, cover soiling and wear, cover is beginning to loosen.

$44.00
Uncommon Books
United States

The Mystery of Easter Island

The Mystery of Easter Island, Routledge, Mrs. Scoresby
Used, First Edition Condition: NVG, Jacket: No Jacket
Sifton Praed & Co., London, 1919

Rebound in blue cloth with all required plates and illustrations, with both folding maps, from the Forbes library collection.

$148.00
Uncommon Books
United States

Death Cuts the Film

Death Cuts the Film, Saxby, Charles
Used, First Edition Condition: Near VG Plus, Jacket: No Jacket
E. P. Dutton, New York, 1939

Book has slightly bumped and worn corners and spine. Black lettering on spine and cover is clean and complete.

$48.00

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