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The Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and District of Columbia.
Baltimore: National Biographical Publishing Company, 1879. 716p, illustrations. 28cm. Full dark brown morocco on thick boards with borders stamped in blind on the covers; raised bands and titling in gilt on the spine; all edges gilt. Surfaces and corners rubbed; title page ad first few pages with short fore edge tears and chipping; otherwise in very good condition.
Item #13597
Price: $85.00
Biographical Sketch of John Stuart Skinner. Reprinted from "The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil" 1854, by John L. O’Connor.
[New York City, 1924]. 34p. 22cm. Gray cloth back and gray paper boards; printed label on front cover. Slight soiling of covers with some edge wear; penciled number on front cover; still, in very good condition.
Item #10391
Price: $100.00
A Biography of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher.
New York: Charles L. Webster, 1988. Frontispiece, 713p, illustrations, index. 24cm. First edition. Brown cloth with titling and illustration on the front cover in black and gilt; titling in gilt and black on the spine. Two corners bumped, two corners less so, minor wear to the spine ends, short tear in the foot of the spine; prior owner's neat signature on the first fly leaf. In very good condition.
Item #20278
Price: $45.00
Charlotte Bronte. A Monograph
New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co. 1877. Frontispiece, 236p, illustrations. 19cm. Red cloth with gilt tilting. Spine slightly faded, cloth slightly rubbed; small non detracting stain on the bottom cover; slightly soiled. In very good condition.
Item #19294
Price: $45.00
Doug and Mary and Others. With wood cut portraits by Bertrand Zadig.
New York: Macy-Masius, 1927. 181p, illustrations. 20cm. First edition. Black cloth with paper labels. Bookplate and owner's signature on the front cover paste down. Minor wear and in very good condition.
Item #13411
Price: $75.00
Henry Ward Beecher: A Sketch of His Career. With analysis of his power as a preacher, lecturer, orator and journalist, and incidents and reminiscences of his life. Characterizations and personal reminiscences contributed by thirty nine eminent writers.
Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1887. Frontispiece, xii, [xiii], [1], [14] -- 670p, illustrations. 23cm. First edition. Blind stamped brown cloth with titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Slight wear to the spine ends and corners; prior owner's neat signature in pencil on the first fly leaf. In near fine condition.
Item #20277
Price: $85.00
The Josephine Gallery.
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859. 287p, plates. 25cm. Green cloth with gilt borders and decorations.; aeg. Corners skinned; wear to spine ends; spine faded; neat gift inscription dated 1861; one signature loose; plates foxed; still,
Item #8786
Price: $50.00
Memoir of Thomas Addis and Robert Emmet, with their ancestors and immediate family. (2 volumes)
New York: The Emmet Press, 1915. Volume 1: frontispiece, 589p, illustrations, index; volume 2: frontispiece, 644p, illustrations, index. Bound in green cloth with gilt titling. Former library copies with all markings including perforation mark to title pages. Edges rubbed, cloth frayed. In good condition.
Item #20934
Price: $150.00
The Rossettis. Dante Gabriel and Christina
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, Knickerbocker Press, 1901. Frontispiece, 310p, illustrations, index. 25cm. Second printing. Bound in blue cloth with front cover design by Margaret Armstrong in gilt, repeated on spine; top edge gilt. One corner bumped, minor edge wear; very short tear in the fore edge of the title page and succeeding page; neat contemporary gift inscription on the front free endpaper. A bright front cover and in near fine condition.
Item #19824
Price: $85.00
Sketches of Men of Mark: Written by the Best Talent of the East. Beautifully illustrated with steel portraits by the finest engravers in the United States. Sold by Subscription.
New York: New York and Hatford Publishing,Co. 1871. 847p, plates. 30cm. Beveled brown morocco in gilt; all edges gilt. Covers are rubbed; hinges reinforced; text block is cracked at the center. Still, in good condition. Scarce. Shipping will be extra.
Item #13574
Price: $100.00
The Unfolding Life - Passages from the Diaries, Notebooks and Letters of Howard Munro Longyear, and from the Letters He Received from His Parents and Friends.
Boston: Privately printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, 1901. 191p, illustrations. 24cm. First edition. Cloth back and blue paperboards. Label chipped, cloth has darkened; wear to the corners; otherwise in very good condition.
Item #13479
Price: $40.00
Victor Hugo. His Life and Work.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Compnay, 1912. Engraved frontis, xv, 351p, 4 engraved plates, index. 23cm. First edition. Maroon cloth in gilt; top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded, minor wear; endpapers browned; occasional foxing; neat gift inscription on the front free endpaper. In very good condition.
Item #15301
Price: $125.00