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TODD, MILLICENT
Mary E. Stearns
1909. TODD, Millicent. MARY E. STEARNS. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1909. First edition. 8vo. blue cloth. Rear hinge starting, rubbing at edges, else very good. .
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Book number: 81504
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TOY, MARY F.S.
Lady Hammond's Heredity
1927. TOY, Mary F.S. LADY HAMMOND'S HEREDITY. Hartford, Conn.: The S. S. Scranton Company, 1927. First edition. Inscribed by the author's granddaughter: "This book was written by grandmother, Mary Seymour Toy, in her seventy-first year. Jacqueline Toy Collins Tilney." 240 pp. Octavo, black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Clean and tight, with faint wear at top-edges of boards and slight puckering of cloth on lower board, but fine overall. In a crisp dust jacket, with a pretty floral illustration on the front panel, which is moderately soiled on spine and back panel. .
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Book number: 74077
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TWAIN, MARK
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
1896. [TWAIN, Mark]. PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF JOAN OF ARC BY THE SIEUR LOUIS DE CONTE (HER PAGE AND SECRETARY) FREELY TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ANCIENT FRENCH INTO MODERN ENGLISH FROM THE ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT IN THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF FRANCE BY JEAN FRANCOIS ALDEN. Illustrated by F. V. du Mond. London: Chatto and Windus, 1896. First British edition. 435 pp. 8vo. half red morocco with gilt spine, red cloth boards with gilt initials, t.e.g. Joints and corners worn, some dampstaining to spine and rear cover cloth, not affecting interior. Hinges starting. Owner's bookplate (removed) has left offset tanning to front endpapers. A few pages roughly opened, not affecting text; parts unopened. Nicely printed on laid paper. B/w frontispiece and plates. Published in the same year as the U.S. edition (see BAL 3446). Ill.: DU MOND, F. V.
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Book number: 83501
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 WALKER, ALEXANDER, Beauty; Illustrated Chiefly by an Analysis and Classification of
WALKER, ALEXANDER
Beauty; Illustrated Chiefly by an Analysis and Classification of
1836. WALKER, Alexander. BEAUTY; ILLUSTRATED CHIEFLY BY AN ANALYSIS AND CLASSIFICATION OF BEAUTY IN WOMAN. Illustrated by Henry Howard. London: Effingham Wilson, 1836. First edition. xxiii + [1] + 395 pp. + 1 pp. publisher's advertisement. 8vo. ornate gilt spine with gilt leather spine label, boards recovered in white calf with gilt rules and dentelles. AEG, green ribbon marker, marbled endpapers with armorial bookplate. Foxing to edges of frontispiece and some plates, occasionally in text. Many of the tipped-in b/w plates are nudes, illustrated "from life." Aesthetics of the female, as seen by an anatomist and physiologist. Uncommon. Ill.: HOWARD, Henry.
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Book number: 79970
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WARD, MRS. HUMPHRY
Eleanor, 2 Volumes
1900. WARD, Mrs. Humphry. ELEANOR. Illustrated by Alfred Sterner. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900. Second American edition (same year as first), and first illustrated ed. 2 vols. in blue cloth lettered in gilt, t.e.g. Inscription, one hinge starting, some light wear at spines and corners. Very good, bright copies. .
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Book number: 81493
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WARD, MRS. HUMPHRY
History of David Grieve
1892. WARD, Mrs. Humphry. THE HISTORY OF DAVID GRIEVE. New York: Macmillan and Co. 1892. First American edition. Some fading to spine, with shelfwear to heel and crown; endpapers lightly foxed. Overall a near fine, attractive copy. Ill.: FAE.
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Book number: 81492
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WARD, MR. HUMPHRY
Marriage of William Ashe
1905. WARD, Mrs. Humphry. THE MARRIAGE OF WILLIAM ASHE. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1905. First American edition. Red cloth, gilt stamping. Heel just nicked, slight soiling. Very good. .
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Book number: 81508
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WARD, MRS. HUMPHRY
Testing of Diana Mallory
1908. WARD, Mrs. Humphry. THE TESTING OF DIANA MALLORY. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1908. First American edition. Red cloth stamped in gilt. Front hinge tender, else very good. .
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Book number: 81507
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WARNER, ANNE
Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary
1905. WARNER, Anne. THE REJUVENATION OF AUNT MARY. With four full-page illustrations. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1905. First edition. 8vo. salmon pictorial cloth; [viii] + 323pp. + ads. Minimal rubbing at boards, else very good. .
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Book number: 81490
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WARNER, ANNE
Susan Clegg and Her Friend Mrs. Lathrop
1904. WARNER, Anne. SUSAN CLEGG AND HER FRIEND MRS. LATHROP. Boston: Little, Brown, 1904. First edition. Olive pictorial cloth. A fine, sharp copy in a dust jacket split at folds, separated also at spine but neatly taped on verso and otherwise quite fresh. Rare in the jacket. .
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Book number: 81491
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 WELTY, EUDORA, Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
WELTY, EUDORA
Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
1980. WELTY, Eudora. THE COLLECTED STORIES OF EUDORA WELTY. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1980). First trade edition (a limited edition, privatey printed, precedes this one). Inscribed by Welty on half-title, dated 1983. xvi + 622 pp. 8vo. quarter dark red cloth with tan paper covered boards, both stamped in gilt. Near fine, the only flaw to the book being some slight fading to the cloth at the heel of the spine, and very slightly bumped top corners. Owner's gift inscription to front flyleaf. In near fine dust jacket with minimal wear at corners. .
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Book number: 85750
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 WELTY, EUDORA, Ida M'Toy
WELTY, EUDORA
Ida M'Toy
1979. WELTY, Eudora. IDA M'TOY. Urbana: University of Illinois Press (1979). One of 350 signed and numbered copies. [36] pp. Small 4to. green cloth stamped in gilt. Limitation page at rear is signed by Eudora Welty. The author's lovely b/w photo portrait illustrates the text, and facsimiles of letters from Ida M'Toy follow Welty's text. A lovely book. Welty tells the story of Ida's life, from her beginnings as a nurse and then midwife in Jackson, to her business dealing in second-hand clothing, and to her family history recalled in her elder years. "Ida M'toy" was originally published in the periodical Accent in 1942. .
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Book number: 85760
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WEST, REBECCA
Henry James
1916. WEST, Rebecca. HENRY JAMES. London: Nisbet & Co, (1916). First edition of West's first book. 12mo, blue cloth, spine in gilt. Slightly soiled, and rubbed at the spine and edges. Still, overall, this copy is very good. Ill.: FE.
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Book number: 31731
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WHARTON, EDITH
Sanctuary
1903. WHARTON, Edith. SANCTUARY. With illustrations by Walter Appleton Clark. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. First edition. 8vo. green cloth, gilt-lettering and decoration printed in dark green to spine and upper board, top-edge trimmed and stained green. Internally clean and solid, though the volume is skewed. The cloth shows light wear at heel, crown, and corners, with some negligible rubbing of sides, and sunning at spine. Very good. (Garrison A8.I.a, binding A). Ill.: CLARK, Walter Appleton.
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Book number: 76710
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WHITNEY, MRS. A.D.T.
Odd, or Even
1880. WHITNEY, Mrs. A.D.T. ODD, OR EVEN?. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, and Company, 1880. First edition [?]. 8vo. decorative green cloth, lettered in gilt. Bookplate; ink ownership to title page. Spine darkened, with slight soil and bubbling to cloth elsewhere; moderate fraying/nicks to cloth at extremes. Hint of a skew; hinges cracked; lightly shaken, with a few signatures just starting. Clean text; just a good copy. (Not in Wright). .
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Book number: 66817
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