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Letters written during a short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark

by Wollstonecraft, Mary

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1796
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Quarter tan calf and marbled boards, hinges neatly repaired. Ownership signature of Maria Louisa Whyte, Barrow Hill, [Rochester
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First edition
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London: J. Johnson, 1796. First edition. [4], 262, [4]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Quarter tan calf and marbled boards, hinges neatly repaired. Ownership signature of Maria Louisa Whyte, Barrow Hill, [Rochester]. Frances Redfern writes in 1863 :"the late Maria Louisa Whyte collected there a fine library and this volume is mentioned. Very Good. First edition. [4], 262, [4]pp.… Read more
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Latin manuscript leaves

by (Ruhnken, David (1723-1798))

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Published
late 18th century
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Thick paper, reinforced at folds, written in brown-black ink with outer margins sporting occasional contemporary annotations
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$300.00

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late 18th century. Two leaves folded to make eight pages, unpaginated. 8vo. Thick paper, reinforced at folds, written in brown-black ink with outer margins sporting occasional contemporary annotations. Two leaves folded to make eight pages, unpaginated. 8vo. This Latin letter by an unidentified writer comments on the state of education and learning with regards to classical Latin and… Read more
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Echoes from the Hills. A Book of Poems

by Yancey, Bessie Woodson (1882-1958)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1939
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Purple cloth. About fine
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First edition
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$250.00

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Washington, D.C.: Associated Publishers, Inc, 1939. First edition. 62pp. 8vo. Purple cloth. About fine. First edition. 62pp. 8vo. Yancey (1882-1958) was a school teacher and the sister of historian and Howard University Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Carter G. Woodson, who was second African American after W.E.B. Du Bois to receive PH.D at Harvard. … Read more
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Nancy. A Novel

by Broughton, Rhoda

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1873
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Half contemporary morocxco and marbled boards. Rubbed, else VG
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First edition
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$250.00

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London: Richard Bentley, 1873. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Half contemporary morocxco and marbled boards. Rubbed, else VG. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo.
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Lucy Osmond. A Story

by [Le Fanu, Alicia Sheridan (1753-1817)]

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1804
Condition
Quarter contemporary calf and marbled boards. VG
Edition
First American edition, with half-title
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$750.00

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New York: Printed by John Swaine, Pearl-Street, 1804. First American edition, with half-title. 172pp. 12mo. Quarter contemporary calf and marbled boards. VG. First American edition, with half-title. 172pp. 12mo. The first of the two Alicia Le Fanus, this the aunt and grandmother of Sheridan Le Fanu. Not in Wolff nor in Summers; OCLC (NYPL, NYS, Vassar, UCLA, LOC,… Read more
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Together of Forfeit Freedom

by Johnson, Robert Wood, II

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Published
1947
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Black cloth. Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$300.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1947. First edition. Line decorations by Bernice Jamieson. 271pp. 8vo. Black cloth. Very Good. First edition. Line decorations by Bernice Jamieson. 271pp. 8vo. Inscribed by Johnson, Charmans of the Baord of Johnson and Johnson to Gov. Charles Edison, son of Thoas Alva Edison: "Charlie, tell me your criticisms, Rob.
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By-Laws of Mutual Fire Hook and Ladder Company No. 1

by (Firefighting)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1831
Condition
Stitched in contemporary marbled wrappers. Fine
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$450.00

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New York: Piercy & Co. Printers. No. 72 Bowery, 1831. 11pp. 12mo 61/4 x 4 inches. Stitched in contemporary marbled wrappers. Fine. 11pp. 12mo 61/4 x 4 inches. UNRECORDED. Hook & Ladder Company No. 1 was established during British rule, on July 10, 1772. After many of its volunteer members marched off to fight in the Revolution,… Read more
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Reflections on Suicide. Translated from the French of Madame de Stael by an American Lady

by (Binding) Stael, Madame de ( Anne-Louise-Germaine)

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Published
1816
Condition
Bound in a full Philadelphia calf binding. Nice copy
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$800.00

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Philadelphia: Edward Earle. J. Maxwell, Printer, 1816. 96pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Bound in a full Philadelphia calf binding. Nice copy. 96pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary notes in pencil on endpapers. Shaw and Shoemaker, 38998
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Portrait Photograph, Signed ("Bernard M Baruch"), of the American Financier

by Baruch, Bernard

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
n.d.]
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Framed. About fine
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$350.00

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[N.p., New York, n.d.]. Signed in ink on the margin of the photograph. 9 x 10-1/2 inches. Framed. About fine. Signed in ink on the margin of the photograph. 9 x 10-1/2 inches. Distinguished portrait of the great financier and statesman Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965), head of Woodrow Wilson's War Industries Board during World War I and long… Read more
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Out of the World

by Bourne, Pamela

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1935
Condition
Bound in modern three quarters brown mottled polished calf and marbled boards, maroon leather title label. Fine
Edition
First edition
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$200.00

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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1935. First edition. Illus. 288pp. 8vo. Bound in modern three quarters brown mottled polished calf and marbled boards, maroon leather title label. Fine. First edition. Illus. 288pp. 8vo. Capetown, Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti, New Zealand etc.
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Golf from Two Sides

by Wethered, Roger and Joyce

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1922
Condition
Bound in three-quarter bound in tan calf, green marbled boards, blind and gilt tooling on spine, red onlay spine label, turn-ins
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First Edition, Second impression
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$600.00

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London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1922. First Edition, Second impression. Frontispiece, 28 photographs on 10 leaves, 197pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in three-quarter bound in tan calf, green marbled boards, blind and gilt tooling on spine, red onlay spine label, turn-ins. Binding by J Fellowes, 2002 (binder's label). Small tear on title page, faint foxing. Near fine. First… Read more
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image of A Collection of Tables I. A table shewing the value of any number of pounds, shillings and pence in dollars and cents, from one cent to ten thousand dollars. II. A table of the weight and value of coins as they now pass in the respective states of the union, with their sterling and federal value. III. A table of the money of the United States. IV. Tables of interest at six and seven per cent. per annum. With several other useful tables. Calculated by Joseph Lippincott

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Philadelphia: Printed by Benjamin Johnson, 1792. First Edition. 46pp. 12mo. Later quarter purple calf and marbled boards. Some water staining to t.p. and first several leaves. Bookplate of Historical Society of Pa, with release stamp. First Edition. 46pp. 12mo. Evans, 24477; ESTC W37436; Not in Kress
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Thomas Stanley: His Original Lyrics, Complete in Their Collated Readings of 1647, 1651, 1657. With an Introduction, Textual Notes, a List of Editions, an Appendix of Translations, and a Portrait

by Guiney, Louise Imogen, editor

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1907
Condition
Publisher's reddish buckram. Spine slightly faded, else Very nice
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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Hull: J.R. Tutin, 1907. First edition. Portrait. 110 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's reddish buckram. Spine slightly faded, else Very nice. First edition. Portrait. 110 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed "Gwenllian E.F. Morgan from J.R. Tutin. Buckingham Palce Brecon." Gwenllian Elizabeth Fanny Morgan (1852 -1939) was the first woman in Wales to hold the office of Mayor.… Read more
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Divine Disobedience. Profiles in Catholic Radicalism

by Gray, Francine du Plessix

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1970
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Tan cloth stamped in silver. Fine in very good plus dust jacket (slight toning, a few closed tears)
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First edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Tan cloth stamped in silver. Fine in very good plus dust jacket (slight toning, a few closed tears). First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. First book from the author and essayist, Francine du Plessix Gray (1930-2019). Divine Disobedience won the National Catholic Book Award; her other works included… Read more
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Persian Pictures. With a Peface by Sir E. Denison Ross

by Bell, Gertrude

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1928
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Bound in modern three quarters mottled brown calf and marbled boards, maroon title label. Fine
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First Edition
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$200.00

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London: Ernest Benn, 1928. First Edition. 198pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in modern three quarters mottled brown calf and marbled boards, maroon title label. Fine. First Edition. 198pp. 1 vols. 8vo.
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In The Land of The Blue Gown

by (China) Little, Mrs. Archibald

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Published
1908
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Bound in modern three quarters maroon morocco and marbled boards, blue leather title label. Fine
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Second Edition
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London: Fisher Unwin, 1908. Second Edition. Illus. xv, [i], 304pp. 8vo. Bound in modern three quarters maroon morocco and marbled boards, blue leather title label. Fine. Second Edition. Illus. xv, [i], 304pp. 8vo. The authoress tries to outline the conditions in China before the Boxer Rebellion esp. in relation to foreigners.
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Unknown Tribes Unchartered Seas

by Brown, Lady Richmond

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1926
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Bound in three quarters modern polished tan calf, leather title label, marbled sides
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London: Duckworth, 1926. Illus. 268pp. 8vo. Bound in three quarters modern polished tan calf, leather title label, marbled sides. Illus. 268pp. 8vo. In Unknown Tribes: Uncharted Seas (1924), her only book published "Mabs' writes of her adventures in the Caribbean and Panama, recalling the crossing of oceans and the many tribes they encountered. In one extraordinary story… Read more
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Fair Lusitania

by (Portugal) Jackson, Catherine Charlotte, Lady

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1874
Condition
Bound in three quarters recent maroon morocco and matching cloth sides, title label. Fine, minor internal foxing
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First edition
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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1874. First edition. xii, 406, [1]pp. 4to. Bound in three quarters recent maroon morocco and matching cloth sides, title label. Fine, minor internal foxing. First edition. xii, 406, [1]pp. 4to. With tipped in photo and a 2 page ALS from trhe Sixth Duke of Grafton.
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Black Armor

by Wylie, Elinor

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1923
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Cloth. Spine faded, else very good
Edition
First edition
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$750.00

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New York: Doran, 1923. First edition. 77pp. Cloth. Spine faded, else very good. First edition. 77pp. Signed on front free endpaper by Claire Dana Mumford and with an Autograph Letter, signed to Lila Hotz Luce Tyng laid in, an Autograph Letter, signed to Claire from Elinor on Hotel Bossert Brooklyn stationery. "Thank you again, a million times. Our… Read more
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The Home Manual. Everybody's Guide in Social, Domestic, and Business Life

by Logan, Mrs. John A., preparer

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1889
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Bound in full brown morocco, a.e.g., for Asprey & Co. Fine
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$300.00

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New York: Alonzo Peniston & Co, 1889. vi, 533pp. 4to. Bound in full brown morocco, a.e.g., for Asprey & Co. Fine. vi, 533pp. 4to.
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