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Toronto: W.J. Gage, 1877. Delightful book from the late 1800s with useful information on English composition, provided in a format seldom seen today. Some rubbing of shelfwear, front and back hinges are a little tender, but interior pages are clean and bright. Hard Cover. Good.
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Children of the Bible

by Kronheim, Joseph Martin

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Published
1854
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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England: Religious Tract Society, 1854. Hardcover, presumed first edition based on gift inscription dated 1854. Contains 5 colour plates with illustrations by Kronheim and printed by Kronheim and Co., plus monochrome illustrations throughout. 76 pages. Pictorial covers. The book itself is in VERY POOR CONDITION, but the plates are still very lovely with bright vibrant images.… Read more
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Canadian Poems and Lays, Selections of Native Verse Reflecting the Seasons, Legends and Life of the Dominion

by Lighthall, William Douw

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Published
1894
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Musson Book Co, 1894. Hardcover, red leather with gilt titles and incised design on front cover and spine. Light green marbled endpapers. No stated date but publishing catalogs would indicate that this is likely a first edition, Canadian, from 1894. Minor shelfwear and light rubbing, interior fine. . First Edition. Leather. Very Good.
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The Papal Conspiracy Exposed And Protestantism Defended, In The Light of Reason, History, and Scripture

by Beecher, Edward

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Published
1855
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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New York: M.W. Dodd , 1855. Hardcover, 1st edition 2nd printing. Contains a few illustrations. Covers are in bad shape and have detached from the binding. Interior otherwise is good, clean and solid binding. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor.
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Insecta - Guides for Science Teaching No. VIII Boston Society of Natural History

by Alpheus Hyatt ; J M Arms

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$91.96

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Boston: D.C. Heath and Company, 1893. Hardcover, first edition LATER 1893 printing. Brown covers. Contains several pull out illustrations. 300 pages including index. Some general shelf and edgewear, some rubbing, front hinge is perhaps a little tender, but overall the book inside is clean and sturdy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Louisa May Alcott : Her Life, letters and Journals

by Louisa May Alcott ; Ednah D Cheney

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Published
1889
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$282.94

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Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1889. Hardcover, 1st edition, first printing ("with Goethe" at the bottom of page 44). Beautifully decorated tan civers, with gilt titles and various designs. Green floral endpapers. 404 pages plus adverts at back. Very minor shelfwear and faint rubbing otherwise a truly fine copy of this most desirable book. The book was printed… Read more
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The Plays of Philip Massinger with Notes Critical and Explanatory By William ) Gifford a New Edition Complete in One Volume

by Philip Massinger ; William Gifford

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Published
1856
Condition
Very Good
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AU$91.96

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Baltimore: J.W. Bond, 1856. Hardcover 3rd edition from 1856 stated. Brown covers with incised designs on front and back, (faded) gilt titles on spine. Nice engravings of title page and frontis. Some shelf and edgewear and a 1" crack at the head of the spine at the front hinge. Interior otherwise quite fine, and binding is sturdy.… Read more
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The Guardian Angel - AUTOGRAPHED COPY

by Holmes, Oliver Wendell

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Published
1876
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$281.53

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Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1876. Hardcover first edition, reddish brown covers with incised rules on front, (faded) gilt title on spine. 420 pp. SIGNED by Holmes on the FFEP. Very minor shelf and edgewear, lightly bumped corners. Most of the wear is confined to the head of the spine. Chocolate brown endpapers. Title page… Read more
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Earth's Enigmas : A Volume of Stories By Charles G.D. Roberts

by Roberts, Charles G. D.

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Published
1896
Condition
Fair to Good
Edition
First Thus
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AU$106.10

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Boston and New York: Lawson Wolffe and Company, 1896. Autographed by Roberts with a note to his sister Elizabeth Roberts Macdonald also a remarkable Canadian poet ad writer (and who also signed the book) : "with but love and birthday wishes from Charles". Lovely light brown buckram cover depicting a raptor. The book's covers are rather worn, and… Read more
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AU$106.10
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Steps to Parnassus and Other Parodies and Diversions

by Squire, J.C.S.

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Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Howard Latimer Limited , 1913. Hardcover 1st edition, autographed by the author in 1925. Blue covers with gilt titles. Light shelfwear otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. Subjects touched upon are the theatre, poetry, songs, and more. A lively set of essays. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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The Book-Bills of Narcissus : An Account Rendered By Richard Le Gallienne

by Le Gallienne, Richard

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Published
1895
Condition
Very Good
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AU$20.51

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London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. Hardcover, 3rd edition which contains a new chapter five. A very attractive copy with only minor shelfwear and a touch of darkening of the spine. Gilt titles. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Fowler, Robert (Frontispiece).
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Intemperance : The evils of Drink - a Poem Together with an Appendix Containing Temperance Songs and Poems

by Casey, Reverend J.

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Published
1885
Condition
Very Good
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Dublin: James Duffy and Sons, 1885. Hardcover, 3rd edition from 1885. Very attractive pebbled covers, burgundy with gilt titles. Minor edgewear and a discoloured spot on back cover that is round and is roughly 4 cm or 1-1.4". Interior very good aside from a little foxing confined to the endpapers. All in all a handsome copy.… Read more
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Life, Writings and Correspondence of George Borrow in Two Volumes - Complete Set Vol. 1 and 2

by George Borrow ; William Knapp

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Published
1899
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: John Murray, 1899. Hardcover, complete two volume set. Green cloth with gilt titles. Illustrated. A handsome set with attractive spines. Illustrated. Minor shelfwear and lightly bumped corners, both volumes present some spine lean, otherwise a fine clean sturdy set. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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The Evolution of the Cocked Hat

by Simkin, R.

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Published
1893
Condition
New
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AU$7.78

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Canada: TCB, 1893. This is a facsimile reprint copy of the original work by this author, paper plain paper staple bound card covers. As this is a faithful copy of the original there are some defects that will be reproduced, primarily a touch of foxing - text however is clean, clear, legible and unobscured. . Soft Cover. New.
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In the Days of Yore at Youghal

by Synge, Georgina

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Published
1893
Condition
New
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Canada: TCB, 1893. This is a facsimile reprint copy of the original work by this author, paper plain paper staple bound card covers. As this is a faithful copy of the original there are some defects that will be reproduced, primarily a touch of foxing - text however is clean, clear, legible and unobscured. . Soft Cover. New. Illus.… Read more
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An Arcadian Island ( Panaria )

by Gates, Adelia

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Published
1893
Condition
New
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Canada: TCB, 1893. This is a facsimile reprint copy of the original work by this author, paper plain paper staple bound card covers. As this is a faithful copy of the original there are some defects that will be reproduced, primarily a touch of foxing - text however is clean, clear, legible and unobscured. . Soft Cover. New.
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An Arcadian Republic ( San Marino )

by Gates, Adelia

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Published
1893
Condition
New
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Canada: TCB, 1893. This is a facsimile reprint copy of the original work by this author, paper plain paper staple bound card covers. As this is a faithful copy of the original there are some defects that will be reproduced, primarily a touch of foxing - text however is clean, clear, legible and unobscured. . Soft Cover. New.
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The Spanish Ballads translated by J.G. Lockhart and The Chronicle of the Cid by Robert Southey

by Lockhart, John Gibson ; Southey, Robert

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Published
1890
Condition
Fair
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AU$70.72

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NY: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1890. No stated date, likely late 1890s. Lockhart's translations of the Spanish Ballads originally appeared in Blackwood's Magazine in separate form in 1822. The material from this book was there sourced and contains 2 or 3 more ballands than the later edition. Lockhard later appended some of them to his edition of Motteux's… Read more
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Lyrical Ballands with Pastoral and Other Poems in Two Volumes - Volume I Third Edition

by Wordsworth, W.

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Published
1802
Condition
Good
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AU$1,271.82

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London: Longman & O. Rees, 1802. Third edition Volume ONE ONLY. Marbled boards with leather spine and corners. Faded gilt titles on spine along with 4 gilt rules. Some general shelf and edgewear, along with some overall rubbing. Former booksellers sticker inside front cover, along with former owner's signature on FFEP. Front hinge is perhaps… Read more
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Elsie Venner : A Romance of Destiny - Two Volume Set

by Holmes. Oliver Wendell

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Published
1861
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1861. Complete two volume set, first Boston edition, later printing as evidenced by the sole date of 1861 (in Roman numerals), no later dates but lacking publishers' catalog. Brown cover with blindstamped design on front, gilt titles on spine, dark brown endpapers. Both volumes present a bit of a spine lean and minor edgewear/shelfwear/rubbing,… Read more
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