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381 THE LIFE OF ANDREW MELVILLE,THE SCOTTISH REFORMER Abridged for the Board, from McCrie's Life of Melville
Philadelphia, PA Presbyterian Board Of Publication Hardcover 
This is a small leather book in polished calf with a small leather label with the title on the spine. 6" x 4". Published in Philadelphia with a copyright date of 1840, Though there is a crack on the vertical curve of the upper front cover, the binding is tight - there is a touch of repair/reinforcement. The front interior hinge end paper is separated but firm. The leather is a little scuffed around the edges. The end papers are blank - no writing, no marks, no labels, but there is a little darkening at the edges. The interior pages are crisp and clean, but the tips have darkened some - noticeable when the book is closed. All text; the font is large than usual in small books. ; 12mo; 117 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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382 THE LIFE OF SOEUR ROSALIE (JEANNE MARIE RENDU) Of the Daughters of St. Vincent De Paul : Born September 8, 1787; Died February 7, 1856
Baltimore, MD John Murphy & Co. 1859 Hardcover 
This is a small hardcover book in a brown cloth cover with a faint blind-stamped (reverse enbossing) border and design. There is a faint title with decoration on the spine - worn. The book has a tight binding, the covers are clean. There is minimal wear to the covers. The interior is crisp and clean. The end papers are equally clean with no marks or writing. There is a small engraved oval portrait of the Sister with title in French. The book is in English. There are 141 pages to this small, delicate book with two pages of publisher advertising at the rear of the book.. ; 12mo; 141 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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St. Paul, MN The Literary Northwest 1892 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover periodical that was published in St. Paul, MN (with a Representative in New York - Richmond & Walling. As Volume II, Number 1 of this short lived periodical, the pages start with 1. There are 72 pages that are untrimmed - the binding is stapled in signatures/gatherings that are uncut. The condition is good - the paper cover in a grey shade with decoration and shows that some thought was given to font design. The soft paper covers have some spotting and a scuffed fold for the spine - a chip in the upper right corner (about 1/4" in from the corner) , some creasing at the bottom corner, plus a small chip and two short closed tears on the rear cover. The interior pages are in very good condition except for a little dis-coloration at the untrimmed fore edges. There are no marks or writing. There are many article titles and authors in the Contents on the front corner. The titles of the articles that show up in the uncut version are: Aspect of the Labor Question by J. G. Pyle of the Pioneer Press; The Opposition of the Planet Mars - Corrigan, ex-astronomer of the USN; Shelliana by Mary F. Severance; Two Studies in English Literature by John A. Hartigan; Wit by Van Bibber; New Books (review) . Some of the signatures start with poems - not listed here. There are three and 1/2 pages of advertising at the rear of the magazine and the reverse side on the back cover. Many of the ads are institutes of education - U of Minnesota (free tuition at the School of Agrilcuture) , Carleton, Shattuck School, the Hardy School in Duluth, plus other ads.. ; Number 1; Vol. 11; 8vo; 72 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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384 THE LOG 1917-1919 The History of Battery B
Chicago, IL First Edition Softcover 
This is a tall, thin softcover booklet containing a history of Battery B of the 161st Artillery Brigade, 86th or "Blackhawk" Division from Camp Grant, Illinois starting in 1917. The booklet is paper covered in red with a metallic ink title on the cover (The Log 1917-1919) and the 332 B emblem. There is no title page or copyright information. The text is titled The History of Battery B. There is the story of deployment and activities. There are some black and white photographs and a Roster . The booklet has a soft crease running vertically. The binding is solid (stapled) and the covers are clean as are the interior pages. Well cared for except for the crease - not too noticeable. There is a scrape to the cover which as been repaired. ; 4to; 24 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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Mountain Lake Sanctuary 1946 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover booklet of 26 pages with an art paper cover and a stapled binding. There is a photograph of the Singing Tower and its reflection in the water in the foreground. Pasted on. The blank is back excpt for the name of the Director, H. M. Nornabell and the 25 cent price. Five photographers are listed on the inside of the cover - Morse, Rittase, Geisler, Can Natta, Alexander. There is a 1946 copyright by The American Foundation Incorporated. The first page includes words about the Tower and Sanctuary being dedicated by Clavin Coolidge in 1929. There is a foreword by Edward W. Bok and an adjacent portrait printed in sepia ink. In termingled with the text are phtographs of the locale, carillon, organ, architectural detail, organ, flamingo, fountains.. There is a beautiful double spread of the Tower and trees in color at the center of the booklet. The front cover has a soft crease at the lower corner. There is a shading to the front cover from sun exposure. Clean. The interior is crisp and clean. A nice keepsake on art paper with a matte finish. ; Small 4to; 26 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Minneapolis, MN The Univerisity of Minnesota Gallery 1972 First Edition Softcover 
This is a white background soft cover book issued for an Exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The University Gallery at the University of Minnesota. Introduction by Sidney Simon, Text and catalog by Lorenz Eitner. There is a very long list of acknowledgements. The catalogue contains 125 very detailed entries of drawings done mostly in pencil, pen/ink, watercolor, and crayon. Size, background, publications, exhibitions, lenders. The plates follow - black and white. The front and spine of the book covers is a clean, glossy white. There is a small chip on the rear upper edge and some greyish discoloring. The spine is uncreased. The binding is tight. The inside of the covers and the pages are clean and crisp. There are no marks or writing except for a faint pencil erasure. Tall 11 1/4", thin, wide 8". ; 8vo 
Price: 16.00 USD
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387 THE PARIS REVIEW Interview Prose Poetry Art
New York, NY The Paris Review 1972 First Edition Softcover 
This is a sorftcover periodical - Winter 1972. Contains 'Elegy for Neal Cassidy' by Allen Ginsberg and an Interview with John Berryman 'The Art of Poetry XVI' . Contributors in this issue - John Ashbery, Kenneth Bernard, Lou Reed, David Shapiro, Ted Berrigan and more. The book is in good condition. There is a spot on the front edges at the bottom of the book, a slight crease on the lower front cover. The interior and covers are quite clean. There is a hint of darkening on the spine. No marks or writing. No underlining. No wear or tears. Classic early 70's. The editors at the time were Plimpton, Matthiessen, Silvers, Fuller, Hall, Ardery, Gtoffsky. ; 8vo; 208 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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388 THE PROPOSED WABASH GROUP MAP General Drafting Co. , Inc. 1929
New York, NY General Drafting Co. , Inc. 1929 
Large folded map of the Proposed Wabash Group of railways. The routes of eleven railway companies are shown in red with specific Identifying lines on a cream colored background. From New York and New Jersey to Kansas City and Omaha and north to Doty, Michigan. Large type for all states, lakes, cities, and towns. Good condition. ; 37 37/8" W x 24 3/4" H  
Price: 35.00 USD
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Lawrence, KS The University Of Kansas 1984 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Near fine softcover book with a hint of wrinkle on the front cover. Glossy cover has a bamboo pictorial. Content fine except for a tiny corner curl on the first two pages. Bamboo paintings, porcelain and prints - imari, screens, making use of a collection, Suzuki Shonen's Daruma Dolls, plus more. ; Number 1 Spring; 4to; 154 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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390 THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS April 1894 Monthly Illustrated Magazine Including Tuskegee Plan
New York, NY The Review Of Reviews & Co. 1894 First Edition Softcover 
This is the periodical The Review of Reviews, Volume IX, Number4, for April of 1894 - three articles are featured on the cover: Negro Progress on the Tuskegee Plan (8 pages) ; The Three English Liberal Leaders: Gladstone, Rosebery, Harcourt; American and International Topics of the Day. The pagination is mixed - predominantly pp 387 through 512 with lower numbers bound in preceeding and following the serial numbers. The magazine has numerous pages of advertising in black and white. The gatherings for the last third of the pages are uncut. The softcover have a little bit of scuffing on the spine - a chip at the top and a crease at the rear that also affects a few pages. The interior pages are clean. The binding is tight. There are no marks or writing. There are many illustrations in a weak inked half tone imaging process. Many of the ads are illustrated. This issue was edited by W. T. Stead. The magazine was promoted as being simultaneously published in the U S and Great Britain . ; Number 4; Small 4to 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Small etching in brown ink of the Denver and Rio Grande RR, also titled The Royal Gorge. Artist unknown. Museum mounted in archival materials. Window opening is 5 1/4" H x 3 3/4" W. Outside dimension of mat is 8"H x 10" W. The image size is: ; 4 1/4"H x 2 3/4" W  
Price: 60.00 USD
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THE SATURDAY EVENING POST Saturday Evening Post Cover, December 20, 1930
392 THE SATURDAY EVENING POST Saturday Evening Post Cover, December 20, 1930
The Saturday Evening Post cover illustrated by for December 20 1930. Image depicts a humerous Santa Claus perched atop a step ladder trying to coax an exhuberant dog from attacking him. Print is neat and clean with no tears or discoloration. Print is of vibrant color and is double matted in conservation quality matboard of red and green. Print measures 32" x 16" matted and 13 1/2" x 10" (height by width) . Al l matted, ready to frame. L; 32" x 16"  
Price: 50.00 USD
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This is a lithograph print from 1898 of a street/road scene in Rangoon. There are people in the foreground and distance with pagodas on the left and in the distance. The print is professionally matted in aceid free matboard. The outside dimension of the matboard will fit a standard 9" x 12" frame (frame not included) . The print is matted in complimentary green. The image size is 6 3/8" high x 3 7/8" wide. The print is hinged, but not glued. It is backed by foam board and everything is wrapped in protective, removable acetate. ; -  
Price: 55.00 USD
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394 THE SKETCH Christmas Number 1959
London 1959 Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
1959 British Magazine with illustrations, articles, fiction, cartoons, theatre and tv news, and advertisements concentrating on Christmas. There is a center double spread drawing of a fox hunt by Thelwell and a four page cartoon type depiction of Christmas - on Mars, traditional, modern, and in the supermarket by four different artists. There is an article on the Regency Brighton. ; 4to; 59 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1880 Very Good  
This is a print of an exquisite statue by Raffaelo Monti, engraved by Edward William Stodart, titled as above. The print is an original stipple engraving. The statue was created in 1862; the print was published c 1880. This print comes matted in an acid free grey matboard that has been selected to compliment the delicately toned shades of grey effect of the black ink on white paper in the print. The print has been hinged, backed with acid free paper, and supported by foam core, then wrapped in acetate to protect the print and mat. It can be hung on the wall as is because of the glass like effect of the acetate or it can be placed in a frame (frame not included) . The outside dimensions of the print have been cut to standard (ready-made ) size. The size of the image/window opening is 9 inches high x 7 inches wide. The outside dimensions of the matboard are 16 inches high x 12 inches wide. ; -  
Price: 125.00 USD
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396 THE TIGER'S EYE 9 on Arts and Letters
New York, NY The Tiger's Eye Publishing Co. 1949 First Edition Softcover 
This is a periodical from October 15, 1949 in softcover. 144 pages of prose, drama, poetry, essays, comments, excerpts and many illustrations and photographs - some tipped in, some in color, otherwise black and white. This edition includes four photographs of paintings by Mark Rotho (Betty Parsons Gallery) and a paragraph statement by Rotho about his paintings. The Table of Contents for this edition is three pages long. There is a woodblock reprint by Anne Ryan titled "In a Street". Other names from this edition are Kenneth Rexroth, Edwin Honig, William Everson. ; Number 9; Vol. 1; 8vo; 144 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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397 THE TOY PARADE A Tom Thumb Book
Rand McNally & Company 1949 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a book nearing miniature size. Hardcover - paper covered board with a tiny spine in cloth. There I s a little clown on the front and back cover. The reverse of the cover in aqua and white with little images of a chicken, duck, bear, and rabbit looking at a book. The short story is illustrated with pleasant drawings in color - som are on the same page as the text, some are full page. There is a little wear on the cloth over the spine and there are signs that the book was read carefully, but there are no marks, no writing, no soil, no tears, no chips. Tightly bound. A book from the Tom Thumb series. ; 12mo 
Price: 12.00 USD
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New York, NY Promenade Magazines, Inc. 1952 Softcover 
This is a monthly magazine of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. This is the May 1952 edition. Volume 18, number 11. The actress featured on the cover is Julie Harris who was starring in the play I Am A Camera at this time and place - May 1952, New York City at the Empire Theatre. The magazine is designed to appeal to hotel guests and let them know what is going on in the theatre and around the city. Theatre is featured heavily and this issue includes horse trotting, Freedom Fete in Paris, the tailor made man, plus teas, wine, spirits. The magazine is filled with full page and part page advertising - Rheingold Extra Dry, Saks, Bergdorf-Goodman, Lord & Taylor, Belmont Park, Joseph Halpert, Henri Bendel, B. Altman, and many, many more. The magazine is 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" with 48 pages, in part color and mostly black and white. The stapled binding is tight, however, there is a slight ripple in the paper near the stapled center. The covers and interior or clean with a slight rubbing to the color layer of the paper. Two tiny creases on the rear, bottom corner. ; Number 11; Vol. 18; 4to; 48 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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St. Paul, MN Northern Pacific Railway Company 1909 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a book with a fold out map in a soft cover, bound by staples. The map is in fine condition. It folds out from the binding in four panels. It is about 17" tall and 33" wide. There is soft color to define state and international borders. It shows the routes of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy RR System in addition to the Northern Pacific Railway System. The text with its lists, graphs, tables, fiscal statements is also in fine condition. No marks or writing. The covers are paper - there is a closed tear at the bottom front with a crease and the spine fold has been reinforced from the inside with Japanese tissue mending paper. The map is on very thin, lightweight, but strong paper - it covers the part of the U S from Wisconsin to the Pacific Coast, part of Canada near the border, and the bottom part extends from Northern Illinois to Northern California through the intermediate states. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 37 pages 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Akron, OH The Saalfield Publishing Company 1937 Softcover Illustrated by Fern Bisel Peat 
This is a tall, wide, thin softcover book illustrated by Fern Bisel Peat in six very large pages with large art in bright colors, plus a kitten image on the front of the cover that is repeated on the rear cover. The back ground color is a bright orange. The cats are dressed in calico and checkered patterns. Charming. The paper on the cover has a fabric type feel. The book has no jacket as designed. There is some wear to the spine (loss of paper at the edge and there is an inch separation at the bottom of the spine which has been repaired using Japanese rice paper tape and archival glue. The binding is tight (stapled) . There is a little wear to the corner. The pages are quite bright and clean, but there are a few foxing spots in the margin (light brown spots caused by an reaction to the acidic contact or the environment) . Delightful art and the story is a classic. ; 4to 
Price: 27.00 USD
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