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DIAZ, ANNA M.
Entertaining Story of King Bronde
1868. DIAZ, Anna M. [actually Abby Morton] THE ENTERTAINING STORY OF KING BRONDE, HIS LILY AND HIS ROSEBUD. With Illustrations by W. L. Sheppard. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, (1868). First edition of the author's first book - despite having contributed to many periodicals (The Atlantic Monthly, St. Nicholas, The Youth's Companion, Wide Awake, etc.) in the years preceding its appearance. Wood-engraved illustrations. Nearly square 12mo. Publisher's blue cloth binding with blindstamped double-rule frames on sides, with the title "The King's Lily and Rosebud" is gilt-stamped on the upper board within a decorative frame of leaves and on the spine; brown coated endpapers. The binding shows general shelfwear and some light soiling, with shallow loss at crown. Text leaves are lightly toned throughout and the final fifty pages or so have a small dampstain at the inside bottom corner. The last signature is partially sprung and loose. Early gift inscription (October 28, 1868) in pencil on first fly-leaf. About very good. Over the course of her long and busy life Abby Morton Diaz (1821-1904) was a teacher, for a while at the Transcendentalist community at Brook Farm, and later, as a divorced mother with three children, she worked as a professional author, publishing stories and articles in the leading juvenile and domestic periodicals of the day. She was politically active, involved in the abolitionist and woman-suffrage movements, and was a founding member of the Women's Trade and Industrial Union of Boston, serving as its president from 1881 to 1892. (NAW 1, p. 471-473). [a]. Ill.: SHEPPARD, W. L.
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Book number: 83726
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DODGE, MARY MAPES
Donald and Dorothy
1883. DODGE, Mary Mapes. DONALD AND DOROTHY. With original illustrations. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1883. First edition. 8vo, brown cloth, spine in gilt; xii + 355pp. Slight rubbing at edges of cloth; overall, very good. (BAL 4776). .
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Book number: 81436
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DOUGLAS, AMANDA M.
Floyd Grandon's Honor
1884. DOUGLAS, Amanda M. FLOYD GRANDON'S HONOR. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1884. First edition. Olive cloth, scuffed, with noticeable wear at spine ends and corners. Text shows foxing, slight over-opening. Good. (Wright III 1605). .
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Book number: 81445
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DREISER, THEODORE
Gallery of Women
1919. DREISER, Theodore. GALLERY OF WOMEN. In Two Volumes. New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First edition, second printing, same month (Novemeber) as first edition, so stated on copyright page. 2 volumes. This is a fine set of books in dust jackets that are somewhat darkened and faded with publisherd notation "third printing" on spine. Housed in published box with split bottom seam. An unusual edition in jackets and slipcase. Ill.: FE.
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Book number: 85386
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EATON, REBECCA
Abridgment of Milner's Church History
1817. EATON, Rebecca. AN ABRIDGMENT OF MILNER'S CHURCH HISTORY for the Use of Schools and Private Families. Andover, Ma.: Flagg & Gould, 1817. First edition. xii, 324 pp. Small 8vo. brown leather printed in gilt to black lettering piece on spine. Pencil to text and end pages; ink ownership to flyleaf. Foxing to text and paste action to end pages. Boards are soiled, scuffed, bumped and edgeworn, with rubbing to spine, chipping at tail of spine and lower joint cracked 3" from tail. Serviceable. Ill.: 964.
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Book number: 57955
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EDDY, MARY BAKER
Seven Messages to the Mother Church
1935. EDDY, Mary Baker. SEVEN MESSAGES TO THE MOTHER CHURCH. Boston: Trustees under the Will of Mary Baker G. Eddy (1935). 118 pp. 12mo. brown cloth stamped in gilt. Fine, but for ink gift inscription on first blank recto. Cloth and gilt bright and clean, no shelfwear. Texts from 1898- 1906. .
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Book number: 84294
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EDMONDS, S. EMMA E.
Nurse and Spy in the Union Army
1865. EDMONDS, S. Emma E. NURSE AND SPY IN THE UNION ARMY: Comprising the Adventures and Experiences of a Woman in Hospitals, Camps, and Battle-Fields. Hartford, CT: W. S. Williams & Co./Philadelphia and Cincinatti: Jones Bros. & Co./Chicago: J. A. Stoddard & Co. 1865. 384 pp. 8vo. brown cloth with gilt lettering and front cover decoration. Owner's ink signature on rear of frontispiece engraving. Spine sunned, faded; frayed heel and crown. Block tight except pp. 229-240 sprung. Heavy to moderate foxing of engraved plates, one of which illustrates the author disguised as "contraband. .
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Book number: 78950
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ELLIOT, MAUD HOWE
Three Generations
1923. ELLIOT, Maud Howe. THREE GENERATIONS. With illustrations. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1923. First edition. The lettering at the spine is a bit faded, else this is a near fine, clean copy in a dust jacket faintly sunned at the spine, with mild shelfwear. Ill.: FE.
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Book number: 78529
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ELLIOTT, MAUDE HOWE
Art and Handicraft in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian
1893. ELLIOTT, Maude Howe, ed. ART AND HANDICRAFT IN THE WOMAN'S BUILDING OF THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO, 1893. Paris and New York: Goupil & Co. Boussod, Valadon & Co. Successors; 1893. First edition. 287 pp. 8vo. dark blue cloth decorated in gilt and white, beveled boards lightly shelfworn, a.e.g.; covers, color title page and backstrip detached from bookblock. Color title page slightly detached at top edge. Ink ownership to first blank recto. Overopened at title page. Light foxing to last few pages. Binding tight. Hundreds of b/w illustrations and photo reproductions. Good plus overall. .
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Book number: 84291
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FANSHAWE, LADY
Memoirs of Lady Fanshawe, Wife of the Right Hon. Sir Richard Fanshawe
1829. FANSHAWE, Lady. MEMOIRS OF LADY FANSHAWE, WIFE OF THE RIGHT HON. SIR RICHARD FANSHAWE, BART.. TO WHICH ARE ADDED, EXTRACTS FROM THE CORRESPONDENCE OF SIR RICHARD FANSHAWE. London: Henry Colburn, 1829. lxiii + 395 + 5 pp. publisher's advertisements. 8vo. half art vellum over marbled paper covered boards, gilt leather spine label and top edge, gilt rules. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece portrait engraved by Meyer. Spine chipped, vellum soiled, boards rubbed/shelfworn. Moderate foxing to frontispieceand title page; ocasional light foxing and pencil underlining in the text. Written in the year 1676. Sir Richard was Ambassador from Charles II to the Court of Madrid in 1665. .
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Book number: 83810
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FREEMAN, MARY E. WILKINS
Edgewater People
1919. FREEMAN, Mary E. Wilkins. EDGEWATER PEOPLE. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1918 (This is a later printing in 1919, code D-T). 315 pp. 8vo. quarter red cloth stamped in gilt, orange paper covered boards. Moderate shelfwear, corners bumped. Spine slightly rolled. Samll chip to half title preceding text. Quite scarce. BAL 6403. Freeman (1852-1930) was a prominent 19th century author, writing chiefly about New England life. In April 1926, Freeman became the first recipient of the William Dean Howells Medal for Distinction in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. .
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Book number: 84646
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FUCHS, EDUARD
Frau in Der Karikatur
1907. FUCHS, Eduard. DIE FRAU IN DER KARIKATUR. Munich: Albert Langen, 1907. Later printing. The first printing was 1906. Profusely illustrated with 446 text illustrations and 60 tipped in plates, of which many are double-page or folded and color. x, 487 pp. Thick 4to. tan brushed cotton, lettered in gilt to spine and upper board, upper board illustrated with a design by Reznicek printed in four colors, patterned endpapers, all edges stained grey. A clean copy which is loose in the binding, with cracked hinges and having one gathering which is sprung. Caricatures and cartoons of women. .
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Book number: 56149
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GALE, ZONA
Loves of Pelleas and Etarre
1907. GALE, Zona. THE LOVES OF PELLEAS AND ETARRE. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907. First edition. Ex-library copy, with library stamp on the front pastedown and pocket removed from rear. Owner's name on flyleaf, the boards fairly shelfworn. A good reading copy. Ill.: FE.
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Book number: 81444
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GARDNER, ISABELLA
Birthdays from the Ocean
1955. GARDNER, Isabella. BIRTHDAYS FROM THE OCEAN. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955. First edition of the author's first book. Pictorial paper boards. A particularly nice copy, in a dust jacket mildly sunned on the spine. Ill.: FE.
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Book number: 81846
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GOODWIN, MAUD WILDER
Flint
1897. GOODWIN, Maud Wilder. FLINT, His Faults, His Friendships and His Fortunes. Boston: Little, Brown, 1897. First edition. Beige cloth, gilt decoration. Inner hinge starting, corners slightly bumped. In all a very good, clean copy. Ill.: FE.
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Book number: 81448
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