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Venice: Its History-Art-Industries and Modern Life

by Yriarte, Charles

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Philadelphia: John C. Winston\The International Press, 1910. 449pp. + folding color map. Early Edition. Original decorative blue cloth, finely stamped in gilt on the spine and front cover, top edge gilt. Illustrated. Translated by F.J. Sitwell. One corner bumped. Bookplate and ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Early Edition.. Original Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Book.
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A Visit to the Celestial City; Revised by the Committee of Publication for the American Sunday School Union

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union 54pp. Circa 1840's. Bound in original cloth backstrip with marbled paper covered boards. I find one bibliographer online who claims this as an 1843 printing and third in the list of separate printings, apart from religious periodicals of the day (http://blog.celestialrailroad.org/2009/09/current-bibliography/). Originally published in 1843 and written by the great American author, Nathaniel Hawthorne. The original title was, "The Celestial Rail-Road". The concept is a revisiting of Bunyan's road to the Celestial City by way of rail-road which easily glides over places like the Slough of Despond, making the pilgrimage easy. The narrator says, "By the aspect and demeanor of these persons [the passengers] it was easy to judge that the feelings of the community had undergone a very favourable change, in reference to the celestial pilgrimage. It would have done Bunyan's heart good to see it. Instead of a lonely and ragged man, with a… Read more
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