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A GALLERY OF BINDINGS, ca. 1830,  ff. 

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A Victorian Favorite, in a Stunning Edition
Ingelow, Jean.  Poems. London: Longmans, Green, Reader, & Dyer, 1867. 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.29"). Frontis., xiv, [2], 318, [2] pp.; illus.
$150.00
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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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San Antonio of the Gardens, The Flower of Death, The Legend of Padre José . . .
Janvier, Thomas Allibone.   Stories of old New Spain. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1898. 8vo. Frontis., 326, [10 (adv.)] pp.
$40.00
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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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Hypatia, in Disguise?HERE thoughNOT in Cloth!
Kingsley, Charles.  Hypatia or new foes with an old face. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1897. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.36"). Frontis., [2], xvi, 477, [1] pp.; 4 plts.
[SOLD]
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Around the World inProse, Pictures, & Matching Bindings
Lander, Sarah W.  Spectacles for young eyes. Berlin, Boston, Moscow, Pekin, Rome, St. Petersburg, Zurich. Boston & New York: Walker, Fuller & Co. and Sheldon & Co., 1866 & 1867. 16mo (17.3 cm, 6.81"). 7 vols. Berlin: Frontis., engr. t-p., 192, [2 (adv.)], 2 (adv.) pp.; 5 plts., illus. Boston: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 202, [6 (adv.)] pp.; 7 plts. Moscow: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 202, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 5 plts., illus. Pekin: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 218, [8 (adv.)] pp.; 4 plts., illus. Rome: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 194 pp.; 4 plts., illus. St. Petersburg: Frontis., engr. t.-p., 203, [1], [6 adv.)] pp.; 6 plts., illus. Zurich: Frontis., engr. t-p., 205, [1], [6 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts., illus. (All frontis. & add. t.-p. incl. in pagination).
$235.00
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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.
[SOLD]
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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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The “Philosophy of America”First Edition, in a Signed Binding
Mason, Walt.  Uncle Walt [Walt Mason]: The poet philosopher. Chicago: George Matthew Adams, 1910. 8vo (20.1 cm, 7.9"). Frontis., 189, [3] pp.; illus.
$85.00
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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.
[SOLD]
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Signed BindingDecorative Designers
Merriman, Henry Seton.  The vultures: A novel. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1902. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). vi, [2], 340, [3 (2 adv.)] pp.; 8 plts.
$30.00
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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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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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AMERICA's TREES in Three Volumes131 Hand-Colored Plates
Unusual & Lovely Original Striped Bindings with
The West & Southeast Magnificently Represented
Nuttall, Thomas.  The North American sylva; or, a description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia not described in the work of F. Andrew Michaux ... in three volumes ...being the [fourth, fifth, and sixth volumes] of Michaux and Nuttall's North American Sylva. Philadelphia: Robert P. Smith (pr. by Kite & Walton), 1852–53. Tall 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.35"). 3 vols. I: xii, 12, 13*–15*, [1], 13–18, 19*–24*, [19]–136 pp.; 40 col. plts. II: 128 pp.; 50 col. plts. III: [2], 148, [4 (index)] pp.; 41 col. plts.
$6875.00
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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).
[SOLD]
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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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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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FANCY!
Pope, Alexander.  The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with memoir, explanatory notes, etc. New York: Hurst & Co., [1890]. 8vo (19 cm, 7.48"). Frontis., 550 pp.
$75.00
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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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