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EIGHTEEN (18) ISSUES OF "FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER ISSUED IN 1855.  Edited by an Association of Friends
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EIGHTEEN (18) ISSUES OF "FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER ISSUED IN 1855. Edited by an Association of Friends

By Society of Friends

Philadelphia: Wm. W. Moore, 1855. First Editions. Softcover. Good. 18 issues, each numbering 16 pages, printed on rag paper, drop-title. In addition to some religious content and memorials to Quakers who passed, these issues present a variety of topics: Origin of the Materials of Writing; Guiana; Indian Mummies; Baltimore Yearly Meeting; Choctaw Indians; Pennsylvania Liquor Law; Nutmeg Plantations at Singapore; Emancipation in Kentucky; The Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania; Expedition to the Arctic Ocean; The Workers in Gold; The Gulf-stream; Guinea Traders; New-Mexican Indians; Male and Female Schools; Vermont Versus Virginia; Pitcairn's Island; The True Way to Abolish Slavery; Leviathan Iron Steamship; Gold--What It Is and Where It Comes From; Coral Reefs; The Late Calamity at the White Hills; Return of the Kane Expedition; The Joint Committee on Indian Concerns; &c. Some spotting here and there, although the rag paper has held up well and these issues are quite readable. 11" x 7.25"

$175.00


RULE A WIFE AND HAVE A WIFE.  A Comedy as it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden
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RULE A WIFE AND HAVE A WIFE. A Comedy as it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

By Beaumont, Francis and John Fletcher

London: J. Wenman, 1777. Softcover. Very Good. 19pp, two-column format; printer's devices on title-page, Prologue, headpiece and tailpiece. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"

$20.00

DON QUIXOTE IN ENGLAND.  An Opera, as it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden
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DON QUIXOTE IN ENGLAND. An Opera, as it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

By Fielding, Henry

London: Printed for J. Wenman, 1777. First edition thus. Softcover. Very Good. 17pp, two-column format; printer's device on title-page, headpiece and tailpiece. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25" First published as a play in 1739.

$60.00

A CHRISTMAS GREETING FROM THE BLACK SPARROW PRESS  [containing three poems]:  David Bromige, "The Nest";  Robert Kelly, "Yesod & Malkuth, That Is, Advent & Christmas.  From Spheres";  Diane Wakoski, "The Magi."
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A CHRISTMAS GREETING FROM THE BLACK SPARROW PRESS [containing three poems]: David Bromige, "The Nest"; Robert Kelly, "Yesod & Malkuth, That Is, Advent & Christmas. From Spheres"; Diane Wakoski, "The Magi."

By Black Sparrow Press

Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1971. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (12)pp, colophon; title-page printed in red and violet. Bound in gold wrappers, printed in red and green, purple endpapers, signatures tied with green string. 5.5" x 4" One hundred numbered and signed copies also were produced.

$15.00

THREE SONNETS OF THE TRECENTO
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THREE SONNETS OF THE TRECENTO

By Silber, Gordon R.

Schnectady, NY: Union College, 1938. First edition thus. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp, offprint from "Italica," Vol. XV, No. 3, 1838. Inscribed on the cover: "This is the first of my 'pieces justifications' - was engaged with final preparation of this for the printer from Tuesday, June 21, through Wednesday, June 29, and am reading proof on Tuesday, Aug. 2. [signed] G.R.S."

$15.00

GROUP OF FOUR (4) TITLES IN THIS SERIES, EDITED BY E. HALDEMAN-JULIUS:  #17, ON WALKING by Henry D. Thoreau;  #152, THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT by Wendell Phillips;  #175, THE SCIENCE OF HISTORY by James Anthony Froude;  #189, EUGENICS MADE PLAIN by Havelock Ellis
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GROUP OF FOUR (4) TITLES IN THIS SERIES, EDITED BY E. HALDEMAN-JULIUS: #17, ON WALKING by Henry D. Thoreau; #152, THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT by Wendell Phillips; #175, THE SCIENCE OF HISTORY by James Anthony Froude; #189, EUGENICS MADE PLAIN by Havelock Ellis

By People's Pocket Series

Girard, Kansas: Appeal Publishing Co, 1920. First editions thus. Softcover. Good. Four volumes, about 64pp per volume. Bound in printed wrappers; some fading near spines. 5" x 3.5"

$15.00

GEORGE JOHN WHYTE-MELVILLE,  THE NOVELIST OF SOCIETY
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GEORGE JOHN WHYTE-MELVILLE, THE NOVELIST OF SOCIETY

By Whyte-Melville, George John

London: Vanity Fair, 1871. First Edition. Very Good. Full-color print, published as Men of the Day, No. 32, in the September 23, 1871 issue of "Vanity Fair". Image is 12" x 7.5". Includes the leaf of biographical text.

$35.00

THE KASIDAH OF HAJI ABDU EL-YEZDI.  Translated and Edited by His Friend and Pupil, F.B.
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THE KASIDAH OF HAJI ABDU EL-YEZDI. Translated and Edited by His Friend and Pupil, F.B.

By (Burton, Sir Richard Francis)

Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1906. Limited Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: xi, (i), 125, (1); rubricated title-page, head- and tail-pieces. Portrait of Burton cut neatly from magazine and tipped on verso of blank flyleaf. Bound in printed cream wrappers; spine sunned. Original slipcase, edges sunned. 7" x 4" Written by Richard Burton. "This Fifth Edition on Van Gelder paper consists of 925 copies."

$15.00

THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE.  Translated from the French of Marcel Schwob by Henry Copley Greene
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THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE. Translated from the French of Marcel Schwob by Henry Copley Greene

By Schwob, Marcel

Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1907. Limited Edition. Very Good. pp: 86, colophon; rubricated title-page, tailpieces. Bound in decorated cream wrappers, printed in black and red; plain dust cover (edges rubbed) with gilt tab closure; lightly worn floral-patterned slipcase with spine title in red. 5.5" x 3.5" "La croisade des enfants," published in French in 1896. "425 copies of this book (second edition) have been printed on Japan vellum, and the type distributed, in the month of December, A.D. MDCCCCVII, at the press of George D. Loring, Portland, Maine."

$45.00

AUCASSIN & NICOLETE.  Done into English by Andrew Lang
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AUCASSIN & NICOLETE. Done into English by Andrew Lang

By Anonymous

Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1896. Limited Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: 87, (1), colophon; frontispiece with tissue guard, rubricated title-page, headpieces. Bound in printed cream wrappers, brown spine lettering and cover title with decoration. 7" x 4" "This Second Edition on Van Gelder paper consists of 925 copies."

$15.00

SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE
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SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE

By Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1898. Limited Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: (iii), 67, (1); rubricated title-page, headpieces. Bound in cream wrappers, brown spine lettering, cover title and decoration. 7" x 4" "This Second Edition on Van Gelder paper consists of 925 copies." Includes a preface by Edmund Gosse.

$20.00

THE CONSCIOUS LOVERS.  A Comedy as it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden
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THE CONSCIOUS LOVERS. A Comedy as it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

By Steele, Richard

London: Printed for J. Wenman, 1778. Early edition. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 21pp, double-column format. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"

$25.00

THE RECRUITING OFFICER.  A Comedy.  As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden.  Written by Mr. Farquhar
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THE RECRUITING OFFICER. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Written by Mr. Farquhar

By Farquhar [George]

London: Harrison & Co. and J. Wenman, 1778. Early edition. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 23pp, double-column format. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"

$25.00

THE PROVOK'D WIFE.  A Comedy.  As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden
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THE PROVOK'D WIFE. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

By Vanburgh, John

London: Harrison & Co. and J. Wenman, 1778. Early edition. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 22pp, double-column format. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"

$25.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN JOURNALIST, ABOLITIONIST & POET THEODORE TILTON, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY
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CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN JOURNALIST, ABOLITIONIST & POET THEODORE TILTON, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY

By Tilton, Theodore

New York: Sarony, 1870. Original document. Fine. Three-quarter-length sepiatione image of Tilton in velvet-collared jacket, white collar, and foppish bow tie, his right hand inside his jacket front. Gilt-stamped below the image is "Sarony, 680 B'Way." On the black verso is pencilled "Theo Tilton" [not an authentic signature]. Tilton (1835-1907) promoted the cause of abolition and the northern Loyalists, drew praise from Frederick Douglas who called him an eloquent speaker and brilliant writer, &c.

$125.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIAN & WRITER DR. J.G. HOLLAND, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY
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CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIAN & WRITER DR. J.G. HOLLAND, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY

By Holland, Josiah Gilbert

New York: Sarony, 1860. Original document. Fine. Head-and-shoulders sepiatone portrait of Holland in wide-lapel coat, white dickey and collar, and bow tie, facing left and looking slightly to his right. Below the image is printed "Sarony, 680 Broadway, N.Y.", above which is written in ink "Dr. Holland" [not an authentic signature]. Holland (1819-1881), later known by his pseudonym "Timothy Titcomb," earned his M.D. at Berkshire Medical College, tried practicing medicine at Springfield, Massachusetts, did some writing on the side, and eventually gave up medicine in favor of editing and writing, &c. His works include a "History of Western Massachusetts," "Titcomb's Letters to Young People," three novels, three books of poetry, etc.

$125.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN POET JOHN GODFREY SAXE, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY
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CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN POET JOHN GODFREY SAXE, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY

By Saxe, John Godfrey

New York: Sarony, 1860. Original document. Fine. Half-length portrait of Saxe in dark jacket, white dickey and collar, and bow tie, arms crossed and looking at the camera. Printed below the image is "Sarony, 680 Broadway, N.Y." Saxe's name is written lightly in pencil on the verso [not an authentic signature]. Saxe (1816-1887) practiced law in his early years, and evolved into an American poet known for his satirical wit. He was born in Vermont and died at Albany, New York.

$75.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN POET & EDITOR, JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, PHOTOGRAPHED BY SARONY
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CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN POET & EDITOR, JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, PHOTOGRAPHED BY SARONY

By Lowell, James Russell

New York: Sarony & Co, 1860. Original document. Very Good. Head and shoulders sepiatone image of Lowell in woolen cloak, looking directly at the camera. Printed on the verso in red ink: "Sarony & Co., Photographers, 630 Broadway, New York. Napoleon Sarony, Alfred S. Campbell." Written in pencil above the imprint, "JR Lowell" [not an authentic signature]. Lowell (1819-1891) was New England poet, Harvard Law School grad, editor of an abolitionist newspaper in Philadelphia, &c.

$140.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN AUTHOR & ABOLITIONIST JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY
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CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN AUTHOR & ABOLITIONIST JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY

By Whittier, John Greenleaf

New York: Sarony, 1860. Original document. Very Good. Head and shoulders sepiatone image of Whittier in coat with velvet collar and brass toggles, white beard and hair, staring at the camera. Gilt-stamped below the image, "Sarony, 680 B'way." Written in pencil on the black verso, "Whittier" [not an authentic signature]. Whittier (1807-1892) was an American Quaker poet, known best for his anti-slavery writings in the cause of abolition.

$125.00

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