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On The Point: A Summer Idyl

by DOLE, NATHAN HASKELL

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1895
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First Edition. Wright 1572. Fine.
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Boston: Joseph Knight, 1895. First Edition. Wright 1572. Fine.
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The Prince of Kashna: A West Indian Story

by FABENS, JOSEPH WARREN

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1866
Condition
First Edition. Wright 880 (tthe publication date was 1866; the book was copyrighted in 1865, the previous year); issued anonymou
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New York: Carleton, 1866. First Edition. Wright 880 (tthe publication date was 1866; the book was copyrighted in 1865, the previous year); issued anonymously. Cloth worn; only a good copy.
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Mignonette: An Ideal Love Story by Sangree

by ALLEN, LYDIA MARGUERITE SANGREE

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1885
Condition
First Edition. Wright 86 (noting only two holdings at the dtae of Wright’s publication). Publisher’s cloth; ownership signat
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New York: Carleton, 1885. First Edition. Wright 86 (noting only two holdings at the dtae of Wright’s publication). Publisher’s cloth; ownership signature; very good.
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Mount Hope; or, Philip, King of the Wampanoags: An Historical Romance

by HOLLISTER, G.H

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1851
Condition
First Edition. Wright 1231. Publisher’s cloth; lacking rear free endpaper; contemporary pencil gift inscription; very good.
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. First Edition. Wright 1231. Publisher’s cloth; lacking rear free endpaper; contemporary pencil gift inscription; very good.
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Ploughed Under: The Story of A Prairie Flower. With an Introduction by Inshta Theamba (Bright Eyes)

by ANONYMOUS [WILLIAM JUSTIN HARSHA]

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1881
Condition
First Edition. Wright 2522. Publisher’s wrappers; small tear at the top of the title page; very good.
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New York: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, 1881. First Edition. Wright 2522. Publisher’s wrappers; small tear at the top of the title page; very good.
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And The Sword Fell

by CHILDS, CARRIE GOLDSMITH

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1895
Condition
First Edition. Wright 1026. Some dampstaining, but a very good copy of a vanity publication; Wright shows only two holdings. The
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Floral Park, New York: Mayflower Publishing, 1895. First Edition. Wright 1026. Some dampstaining, but a very good copy of a vanity publication; Wright shows only two holdings. The author’s husband founded this village, then part of Queens, operating his successful seed business there. Among other ventures, he owned a printing press.
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Life in the Hills of Kentucky

by BARTON, W.E

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1890
Condition
First Edition. Wright 369. A very good copy.
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Oberlin, Ohio: E.J. Goodrich, 1890. First Edition. Wright 369. A very good copy.
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Graham Lodge; Or, Laura Clifford’s Life Romance

by BABCOCK, RETTA B

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1868
Condition
First Edition. Wright 170, locating only a copy at the Huntington Library of this pre-fire imprint. Aside from a few minute spot
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Chicago: Rounds & James, 1868. First Edition. Wright 170, locating only a copy at the Huntington Library of this pre-fire imprint. Aside from a few minute spots, a fine copy in publisher’s cloth.
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The Prince of Mull; or Glimpses of Royal Life

by SMITH, MRS. MARY ELLIS

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1884
Condition
First Edition. Wright 5044, locating a single copy (at the Library of Congress). Issued anonymously; publisher’s printed wrap
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Chicago: A. N. Marquis & Company, 1884. First Edition. Wright 5044, locating a single copy (at the Library of Congress). Issued anonymously; publisher’s printed wrappers, the cover of which unflatteringly depicts Albert and Victoria at tea. Very good.
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The Ruined Deacon: A True Story

by FOX, MARY L

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1847
Condition
Wright 1005. Given that Wright assigns separate entries to four editions (of which this is the third), presumably then there are
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Boston: Abner Forbes, 1847. Wright 1005. Given that Wright assigns separate entries to four editions (of which this is the third), presumably then there are differences in their contents. Publisher’s cloth; very good.
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The Old House by the River

by PRIME, WILLIAM COWPER

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1853
Condition
First Edition. Wright 1963. Good to very good. Published anonymously.
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. First Edition. Wright 1963. Good to very good. Published anonymously.
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Seven Days In A Pullman Car

by TOWNER, AUSBURN

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1883
Condition
First Edition. Wright #5534. Very good.
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New York: Ogilvie, 1883. First Edition. Wright #5534. Very good.
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The King of Cuba

by SHERMAN, HERBERT L

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1899
Condition
First Edition. Very good. Wright 4911a, “Spanish-American War.”
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New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1899. First Edition. Very good. Wright 4911a, “Spanish-American War.”
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Paul Dreifuss, His Holiday Abroad by John W. Allen

by LESLEY, J. PETER

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1882
Condition
First Edition. Publisher’s cloth; very good. Wright 3286, locating only two copies.
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Boston: George H. Ellis, 1882. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth; very good. Wright 3286, locating only two copies.
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Romance of the Table: In Three Parts: I. Breakfast, II. Dinner. III. Tea

by HOYT, J.K

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1872
Condition
First Edition. Wright 1291. Front hinge weak; near fine.
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New Brunswick, New Jersey: Time Publishing Co., 1872. First Edition. Wright 1291. Front hinge weak; near fine.
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A Transplanted Rose: A Story of New York Society

by SHERWOOD, MARY ELIZABETH

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1882
Condition
First Edition. Wright 499. Issued anonymously. Gift inscription; very good.
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882. First Edition. Wright 499. Issued anonymously. Gift inscription; very good.
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Life in a Country Village in War Times

by HIGGINSON, E.C

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1887
Condition
First Edition. Publisher’s wrappers; ribbon-tied; near fine. Wright 2664 (citing a single copy at the Huntington). A short sto
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Brattleboro, Vermont: Frank E. Housh, 1887. First Edition. Publisher’s wrappers; ribbon-tied; near fine. Wright 2664 (citing a single copy at the Huntington). A short story of the Civil War.
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Uncle Jerry’s Platform and Other Christmas Stories

by CARY, GILLIE [GILLIE CARY MCCABE]

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1897
Condition
Wright 3457; noting this edition, but also that it was preceded by an Arena Press (Boston) edition two years earlier. The front
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Richmond, Virginia: Everett Waddey Company, 1897. Wright 3457; noting this edition, but also that it was preceded by an Arena Press (Boston) edition two years earlier. The front board is decorated in a red and green holly Christmas motif. Illustrated and largely told in black dialect.
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True to Themselves: A Psychological Study

by SKENE, ALEXANDER J.C

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1897
Condition
First Edition. Publisher’s illustrated cloth; pages yellowed; hinges broken, else very good. Not in Wright, who might have ex
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London & New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1897. First Edition. Publisher’s illustrated cloth; pages yellowed; hinges broken, else very good. Not in Wright, who might have excluded it on two assumptions: the London imprint (which precedes New York on the title page, but is spurious), and the author’s Scottish origins. However, Skene practiced medicine in Brooklyn from his… Read more
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The Borderland of Society

by DAVIS, CHARLES BELMONT

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1898
Condition
First Edition. Wright 1405. Spine slightly cocked, else fine. Short stories, including one fantasy, “A Freak’s Midsummer Nig
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Chicago: Herbert S. Stone, 1898. First Edition. Wright 1405. Spine slightly cocked, else fine. Short stories, including one fantasy, “A Freak’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
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