PUBLISHERS' CLOTH
A GALLERY OF BINDINGS, ca. 1830,  ff. 

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Irving's Tales ofNew York, Paris, Granada, Etc.
Irving, Washington.  Wolfert's roost and other papers, now first collected.  New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1855. 12mo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], [7]–383, [1], 12 (adv.) pp.
$200.00
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Literature from a Successful Presidential CampaignThe People's Candidate”
Jackson, Isaac Rand. The life of William Henry Harrison, (of Ohio,) the people's candidate for the presidency. With a history of the wars with the British and Indians on our north-western frontier. Philadelphia: Marshall, Williams & Butler, 1840. 12mo (15.5 cm; 6"). [1–4], 5, vi–x, `5–222 pp. (complete despite odd pagination).
$145.00
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For POST-1820 AMERICANA
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For more of NATIVE AMERICAN interest,  click here.
For more of MILITARY/NAVAL interest,  click here.
For BIOGRAPHIES, mostly 20th-Century
    “General Reading” & Inexpensive,  click here.

For Books with SPECIAL PROVENANCE,  click here.

A Gift Book forWomen ofElevated Character”
Keese, John, ed.  The opal: A pure gift for the holy days. New York: J.C. Riker, [1846]. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). 304 pp.; 8 engr. plts., without the added engr. title-page.
$100.00
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Plentifully Illustrated & Full of Information
King, Edmund M.B.  Victorian decorated trade bindings 1830-1880. A descriptive bibliography. London: The British Library & Oak Knoll Press, 2003. 4to. xxiii, [3], 324 pp.; 16 double-sided color plts.
$30.00
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Marco Polo's TRAVELS, Adapted for 19th-Century Youth, by a
Court-Martialed Reporter
Knox, Thomas Wallace.  The travels of Marco Polo for boys and girls with explanatory notes and comments. New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons (pr. by Knickerbocker Press), 1885. 4to (23.2 cm, 9.125"). Frontis., xviii, 530 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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You Must Do It Yourself, You Must Not Leave It to Others!
The Classic Pilgrim Love Triangle
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth.  The courtship of Miles Standish.  Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co., [ca. 1910–20?]. 8vo. [2], 152, [86] pp.; 12 plts.
$85.00
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      & UNDER,  click here.

Armstrong Binding Popular Illustrator The HORSES Get the Last Word
MacGrath, Harold. The man on the box. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., (1904). 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). Frontis., [12], 361, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
$80.00
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For LITERATURE,  click here.
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Illustrated Theatre Edition
Maclaren, Ian (John Watson).  Beside the bonnie brier bush. New York: R.F. Fenno & Co., 1905. 8vo. Frontis., 258 pp.; 5 plts.
$85.00
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For THEATER/THEATRE,  click here.

An Unlikely Love Story in a Decorated Cloth Binding
McCutcheon, George Barr; Harrison Fisher, illus., & Charles Buckles Falls, illus.  The purple parasol. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1905. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., 108 pp.; 4 col. plts.
$25.00
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A “Philadelphianum” (Published in Boston)
Mitchell, Silas Weir.  The hill of stones and other poems.  Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1883. 16mo. iv, 98 pp.
$75.00
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A Pretty Present Indeed
My pretty present.   Thomas Nelson & Sons; London: S.W. Partridge & Co., [ca. 1885]. 18mo (14.7 cm, 5.75"). [56] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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For CHILDREN'S BOOKS, many ILLUSTRATED,  click here.
For CLOTHING & FASHION,  click here.

Flowers, Patriotism, SCANDAL
[Newell, Mrs. D., ed.].  Family circle and parlor annual [volume IX]. New York: J.G. Reed, [1851]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 9"). [1], 10–410 pp., [26] leaves of plates (some col.); illus., music, ports.
$255.00
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One of Indiana's Finest
Nicholson, Meredith; & Harrison Fisher, illus.  The main chance. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1903. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [10], 419, [3], [18 (adv.)] pp.; 5 col. plts.
$35.00
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Explore Old EuropeSigned Decorated Cloth
Osborne, Albert B.  Picture towns of Europe. New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1926. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.375"). Frontis, xii, [2], 247, [1] pp.; 47 plts., map (incl. in pagination).
$28.75
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The Science & Mechanics ofIron, ILLUSTRATED
Overman, Frederick.  The manufacture of iron, in all its various branches. Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird, 1850. 8vo (24 cm, 9.4"). 492, [4 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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For COMMERCE / TRADE /
        FINANCE / ECONOMICS,  click here.

For INVENTIONS,  click here.

Marrying for MoneyNEVER Ends Well
Patterson, Joseph Medill.  A little brother of the rich. Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., 1908. 12mo. Col. frontis., 361, [3] pp.; 5 plts.
$65.00
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A Treasure Trove of InformationHistorical *&* CommercialBATH, 1884
Peach, R.E.  Historic houses In Bath and their associations. [Second Series]. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; & Bath: R. E. Peach, 1884. Square 4to (22 cm; 8.75"). Frontis., [2] ff., 158 pp., [11 (ads)] ff.
$45.00
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For VOYAGES, TRAVELS, & books on
PLACES,  click here.

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              READING,  click here.

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Pleasant Thoughts onCongenial Spirits
The Philipena, or friendship's token: A present for all seasons. Boston: G.W. Cottrell & Co.; New York: T.W. Strong, [1848]. 16mo. Col. frontis., 126 pp.
$75.00
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Exposure of American CorruptionSigned Decorated Binding
Phillips, David Graham.  The plum tree. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1905). 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). 389, [3] pp.; illus.
$40.00
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Westward!
Post, Charles Cyrel.  Driven from sea to sea; Or, just a campin'. Philadelphia & Chicago: Elliot & Beezley, 1888. 8vo. 414, [2] pp.; 8 plts.
$50.00
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Enchanting19th-Century Reminiscences of the ROSE
 The Queen of flowers: or, Memoirs of the rose. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. 24mo (14.2 cm, 5.6"). viii, [13]–219 pp., 3 col. plts. Lacks frontis.
$60.00
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