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BURNETT, FRANCES HUDGSON
T. Tembarom
1913. BURNETT, Frances Hodgson. T. TEMBAROM. New York: Century Co. 1913. First edition. 8vo, brown cloth. A clean, near fine copy. (BAL 2119). .
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CAXTON, LAURA
Hartwell Farm
1871. [COMINS, Lizzie B.] CAXTON, Laura. THE HARTWELL FARM. Illustrated by the author. Boston: Loring, 1871. 200 pp. + 4 pp. publisher's advertising. 12mo. brick colored cloth with gilt spine and cover lettering. Backstrip split 2" at center, affecting author name; heel and crown, edges slightly frayed. Flyleaves glued down front and rear. Scarce. Wright 605. $75.00. .
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 PERIODICALS - NINETEENTH CENTURY, Harper's Bazar Vol 1 Nos 1-61, 1867-1868
PERIODICALS - NINETEENTH CENTURY
Harper's Bazar Vol 1 Nos 1-61, 1867-1868
1867. [PERIODICALS - NINETEENTH CENTURY] HARPER'S BAZAR VOL 1 NOS 1-61, 1867-1868. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1867-1868. 976 pp. + patterns and plates. Folio, quarter black leather (most of spine chipped away) with brown pebbled cloth boards. Boards and leather quite worn. Some light foxing to interior here and there, as to be expected. Plates clean. Some patterns a bit nicked at edges. 28 large patterns, most approximately 30 x 21 inches, with one a spectacular 36 x 32 inches. Also includes Four Winslow Homer woodcuts, one of which is a very nice double page spread called "Opening Day in New York," referring to the new fashion season. There are three smaller folio hand colored woodcuts, very sharp, printed in Paris and featuring young fashionable ladies. Quite rare, especially with contents in such wonderful condition. Extra postage is required, as the volume is quite large and heavy. Ill.: HOMER, Winslow.
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Book number: 83628
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CLAY, VIRGINIA
Belle of the Fifties: Memoirs of Mrs. Clay of Alabama, Covering
1904. [CLAY, Virginia]. Ed. Ada STERLING. A BELLE OF THE FIFTIES: MEMOIRS OF MRS. CLAY OF ALABAMA, COVERING SOCIAL AND POLITICAL LIFE IN WASHINGTON AND THE SOUTH, 1853-66. New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1904. First edition. Inscribed on first blank recto by the editor, with her note on title page. xxii + 386 pp. 8vo. green cloth stamped in gilt and white, top edge gilt. Corners gently bumped. Minor shelfwear. A few small edgetears to pp. 9-10, not affecting text. Color frontispiece, sepia toned plates. Very good overall. .
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Book number: 83757
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 [WWI POSTER] COFFIN,HASKILL, War Savings Stamp Poster
[WWI POSTER] COFFIN,HASKILL
War Savings Stamp Poster
[WWI POSTER] COFFIN, Haskill. WAR SAVINGS STAMP POSTER. (n.p.)(n.d.). 41"x 30". Bright blue background with Joan of Arc wielding sword. "Joan of Arc Saved France. Women of America Save Your Country. Buy War Savings Stamps." Fine. .
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Book number: 89259
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VASSAR COLLEGE
Vassarion, Volume 31, 1918
1918. [VASSAR COLLEGE]. THE VASSARION, VOLUME 31, 1918. Class photographs by Edward F. Foley. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1918. 267 pp. 4to. black and red cloth stamped in gilt. Moderate shelfwear. Spine slightly shaken. Owner's notes in pencil next to some classmate's bios. Very good overall. .
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Book number: 82126
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VASSAR COLLEGE
Vassarion, Volume 28, 1916
1916. [VASSAR COLLEGE]. THE VASSARION, VOLUME 28, 1916. Class photographs by Edmund L. Wolven. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1916. 298 pp. + 25 pp. advertisements. 4to. leather stamped in gilt. Backstrip missing. Boards worn, spine slightly shaken. About good overall. .
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Book number: 82127
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VASSAR COLLEGE
Vassarion, Being a Record of the Fiftieth Year of Vassar College
1915. [VASSAR COLLEGE]. THE VASSARION, BEING A RECORD OF THE FIFTIETH YEAR OF VASSAR COLLEGE. Class photographs by Edmund L. Wolven. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1915. 298 pp. + 29 pp. advertisements. 4to. leather stamped in gilt. Backstrip detached, chipped. Boards worn, spine slightly shaken. About good overall. .
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Book number: 82128
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COONLEY, LYDIA AVERY
Under the Pines and Other Verses
1895. COONLEY, Lydia Avery. UNDER THE PINES AND OTHER VERSES. Chicago: Way & Williams, 1895. First edition, signed presentation copy. vii, 104 pp. 12mo. green cloth printed and illustrated in green, untrimmed, teg. Good plus with soil to boards, rubbing to tail of spine and bumped corner to lower board. .
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Book number: 57791
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 WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS, Journal of the Annual Convention of the Woman's Relief Corp
WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS
Journal of the Annual Convention of the Woman's Relief Corp
18. WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS. JOURNAL OF THE ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS, auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic. Various places (Boston, MA; Washington, D.C.; Minneapolis, MN): various publishers (E. B. Stillings & Co. Griffith-Stillings Press; The National Tribune Co.; Japs-Olson Co.), various dates (1888-1932). A large, nearly consecutive, run of this yearly journal; we offer the years from 1888 to 1932, covering the sixth through the fiftieth conventions, lacking the issues for only five years (1889, 1890, 1913, 1920, and 1929). 40 volumes. Many volumes contain illustrations from photographs of the various officers of the organization. 8vo. Two volumes are bound in half leather. Fourteen volumes are bound in cloth, with gilt-stamped title to spine, and a.e.g. Twenty-four volumes are bound in printed paper wrappers. Ex library. Tipped-in to the volume of the ninth convention, held in 1891, is a holograph, presentation letter from Mary E. Deane, President of Massachusetts Department of the W.R.C. The half leather volumes are missing large portions of the spines and the boards are detached. The spines of the paper-wrappered volumes are sunned, with some occasional chipping to wrappers; a few of the volumes have either the front or back panel detached. The text leaves are clean and the overall condition of the group is quite good. Offered with: JOURNAL OF THE TENTH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS..1890. For the Department of New Hampshire. JOURNAL OF THE EIGHTH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS..1891. For the Departments of Connecticut , Indiana, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. JOURNAL OF THE SEVENTH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS..1891. For the Departments of Missouri and Vermont. Seven separate issues covering individual state conventions. 8vo. paper wrappers. Ex library. Some occasional chipping to wrappers; one of the volumes has a detached cover. Else, near fine. The price for the collection: The Woman's Relief Corps, a post-Civil War organization, worked through local chapters to relieve the sufferings of disabled veterans, war widows, and orphans. In the North, it functioned as an auxilliary of the Grand Army of the Republic, but in the South, where the G.A.R. had no equivalent, there nonetheless were units of the Woman's Relief Corps. Separate units r. .
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CORSON, JULIET
Home Queen World's Fair Souvenir Cook Book
1895. CORSON, Juliet, ed. THE "HOME QUEEN" WORLD'S FAIR SOUVENIR COOK BOOK, TWO THOUSAND VALUABLE RECIPES ON COOKERY AND HOUSEHOLD ECONOMY, MENUS, TABLE ETIQUETTE, TOILET, ETC. CONTRIBUTED BY OVER TWO HUNDRED WORLD'S FAIR LADY MANAGERS, WIVES OF GOVERNORS AND OTHER LADIES OF POSITION AND INFLUENCE. Chicago: John F. Waite Publishing Co. (1895). Later printing. 608 pp. 8vo. pale pebbled cloth stamped in black with World's Fair architectural vignette on front cover. Juliet Corson's first cookbook was "The Cooking School Manual of Practical Directions for Every-day Cookery," based on her New York Cooking School; her point was that nutritious meals could be made without great expenditure; as she poses in the Manual, "How well can we live, if we are moderately poor?" It was followed by a pamphlet, "Fifteen Cent Dinners for Families of Six," was needfully popular during the Great Strike of 1877. Corson made her classes available on a sliding scale so that both the well-to-do and the poor could attend. She was the organizer of the New York Cooking School exhibit at the 1893 World's Fair Columbian Exhibition in Chicago, on which this book is based. Covers worn, lightly soiled. Front hinge cracked, rear cover and backstrip detached from bookblock. Pages age-toned, brittle. First few pages detached, laid in. Frontispiece has small closed tear in margin, not affecting image (portrait of Juliet Corson). Block sound. .
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CRAPSEY,ADELAIDE
Verse
1915. CRAPSEY, Adelaide. VERSE. Rochester, N.Y.: The Manas Press, 1915. First edition. A small ink stain on the cover; a few pages are edge stained. This small volume, her first, was written in the last year of the poet's 36 year life. Her best known pieces are cinquains, a lean metrical form of her own creation resembling the Japanese haiku. Ill.: FE.
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Book number: 81418
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CRAWFORD, ELIZABETH
Women's Suffrage Movement. A Reference Guide 1866-1928
1999. CRAWFORD, Elizabeth. THE WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT. A REFERENCE GUIDE 1866-1928. New York: Routledge, 1999. 4to. 785pp. Black cloth stamped in silver to front and spine. Light wear to cloth. No dustjacket. Very Good. .
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Book number: 90003
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DELAND, MARGARET
Kays
1926. DELAND, Margaret. THE KAYS. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1926. First edition. Ink ownership to flyleaf. Very faint soiling to covers. Still a near fine copy in a soiled dust jacket. Ill.: FE.
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DELAND, MARGARET
Kays
1926. DELAND, Margaret. THE KAYS. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. Presentation edition, 1/250 copies signed by the publisher. Patterned paper boards, cloth backed. Boards rubbed at extremes. Near fine overall, with the text bright and clean. Ill.: FE.
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Book number: 81435
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