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Category: All Categories: Collectible and Rare Books: Antiquarian: 1801-1900
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Stearns, Jonathan F. (French), 1808-1889  
Liberal Education A Necessity of the Church. A Discourse Delivered at the Sixteenth Anniversary of the Society...
Publisher: New York: J. F. Trow, printer, 1860.
29 p.; 20.5 cm. Title continues: for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education at the West, in the Congregational Church, Albany, New York, October 25th, 1859 by Jonathan F. Stearns. Detached; very good. Stock#OB717.

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Sullivan, Frances P.  

Publisher: M. J. Ivers & Co. New York: 1889.
Paper covers printed in black engraving, with image of T.W. Keene as 'Richelieu.' Readings from famous authors for schools, lyceums, and parlor entertainment. Ah, those were the days! Essays, poems, and anecdotes of high moral quality. Cover is fragile, with age discoloraion and some small spots, some loss of spine material and spine ends and wear. Internally clean, but paper has aged. Entertainment from Great-Grandma's day! COLLECTIBLE 2898 Edition Not Stated Paperbound Fair Condition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Collectible Book

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Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772. Harrington, Daniel  
The Doctrine of the New Jerusalem Church Concerning Angels and Spirits attendant on man, and concerning influx...
Publisher: Philadelphia, Published for gratuitous distribution. William Brown, Printer, 1829.
iv, 80 p.; 17 cm. Title continues: and the Commerce of the Soul with the Body." "Extracted from the Arcana Cœlestia, or Word of the Lord Laid Open" --Advertisement signed D. [Daniel] Harrington, April 21, 1829 (p. iii). Sw 138; Hyde 864. This early Swedenborgian tract is rare in libraries (OCLC lists but two; not in AAS) and none have been offered in the trade, but Google reproduces the copy at Michigan. Bound in original blue paper wrappers; very good. stock#OB761.

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Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882  
Excursions. By Henry D. Thoreau
Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Fields, 1863.
319 p. incl. portrait front.; 18 cm. Contents: Biographical sketch by R. W. Emerson; Natural history of Massachusetts. A walk to Wachusett. The landlord. A winter walk. The succession of forest trees. Walking. Autumnal tints. Wild apples. Night and moonlight. First edition of Thoreau's third book, the first with his likeness, edited by Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882, and Sophia E. Thoreau. BAL 5263; Burst A3, 1 a. Stock#NS0284. VG in original green binder's cloth.

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Triton, Willie  
Publisher: Whitemore, Niles & Hall Boston, MA 1858.
Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Spine edges worn. Edgewear. ; 362 pages

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Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 31472.
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Voltaire, 1694-1778  
The History of Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden by M. de Voltaire. A New Translation, from the Last Paris Edition
Publisher: Hartford, Published by Silas Andrus, 1825.
276 p.; 17.5 cm. For Voltaire's Charles XII, "Almost all his actions, even those of his private life, bordered on the marvellous. He is perhaps the only one of all mankind, and hitherto among kings, who has lived without a single frailty" (p. 272). This is an early imprint of Hartford bookseller Silas Andrus. American Imprints 23182. Contemporary full leather binding; cracked hinges; good+. stock#OB704.

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Walton, Izaak, 1593-1683  
The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert, and Sanderson. With Some Account of the Author and his Writings
Publisher: Boston, Hilliard, Gray & Company / Cambridge, Brown, Shattuck & Co., 1832.
Two volumes: xcvi, 224, 336 p.; 18 cm. American Imprints 16948. First published London, 1670; this is the first American edition. The title-page design evokes the Pickering look. From the 19th-century library of the First Congregational parish, Milton, Massachusetts. Bound in blue publisher's cloth; very good. stock#LdeP003.

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Wharton, Grace and Philip Wharton  
The Wits and Beaux of Society in 2 volumes of two

Publisher: Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, [1860] no. 189 of 250 2nd limited ed. copies..
395pp, 396pp. illustrated. orig. white cloth 8vos w/gilt decorations & titles & sewn-in marker ribbons: both Very Good [covers show age spots and darkening; spine strips are age darkened; text is untroubled; else a very nice clean, complete & tight set] A classic period look at the toffs of England with a Frenchman or two thrown in for good measure.

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Wickliffe, Robert, 1815?-1850. Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527  
Machiavel’s Political Discourses Upon the First Decade of Livy. Interspersed with Various Reflections
Publisher: Louisville: Prentice & Weissinger, 1840.
29 p.; 22 cm. The first text of Machiavelli published in the United States and a very rare book. Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527. Discorsi sopra la prima deca di Tito Livio. Stock#OB959. Good+, some foxing, original blue paper wrappers, early manuscript annotations on title-page.

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Wilkes, John, 1725-1797. Good, John Mason, 1764-1827, editor  
Junius, Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures (now First Collected)...
Publisher: London: Printed by G. Woodfall, for F. C. & J. Rivington..., 1814.
Three volumes (viii, 588, 518, 510 p., [5] folded leaves of plates, facsims.); 22 cm. Title continues: "to which are added his confidential correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, and his private letters addressed to Mr. H.S. Woodfall: with a preliminary essay, notes, facsimiles, &c.: in three volumes." Second Edition. Edited by John Mason Good. Stock#OB977. Vg, bound in contemporary half- leather.

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Wilson, G. H. (George Henry), 1854-1908  
The Eccentric Mirror, Reflecting a Faithful and Interesting Delineation of Male and Female Characters, Ancient and Modern...
Publisher: London: Printed for James Cundee, 1806-1807.
Four volumes. Title continues: who have been particularly distinguished by extraordinary qualifications, talents, and propensities, natural or acquired... With a faithful narration of every instance of singularity manifested in the lives and conduct of characters who have rendered themselves eminently conspicuous by their eccentricities: the whole exhibiting an interesting and wonderful display of human action in the grand theater of the world. Stock#NS0503. Bound by Hope Bindery in full red leather, gilt spines.

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Winchell, James M. Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748.  
An Arrangement of the Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D.D. To which is added, A Supplement...
Publisher: Boston: James Loring, and Gould, Kendall & Lincoln. [1832].
xxiv, [176], [2], [110] p. Title continues: including All The Hymns Of Dr. Watts, Adapted to Public Worship. By James M. Winchell, A.M. Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Boston. Improved by the Addition of Two Hundred Hymns. Text only, no musical notes. Includes a Table of the Psalms; a Table of the Hymns; a Table of First Lines; an Index of Scriptures, Very Much Enlarged; an Enlarged Index of Subjects; and three indices for the Supplement. Isaac Watts, 1674-1748, English theologian & writer of hymns, sacred poems and metrical psalms, author of 'O God , our help in ages past.' 'No individual, it is generally allowed, has so perfectly preserved in verse, the pure genius of the Bible, or so closely imitated its doctrine and precept, as Watts. ...To perpetuate the use of his book may be one happy means of preserving in the Churches, and extending through the world, an animating view of the grace and glory of the gospel.' (from the Publishers' Advertisement). Bound in full contemporary calf, black leather spine label; spine stamped in gold; bottom of spine chipped away about 1/2 cm., last flyleaf torn out, ink owner name dated 1844; withal a nice clean snug copy. Stock#OB127.

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