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The History of Cyrus
Abbott, Jacob

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York (1850)

Used First Edition Hardcover  No dust jacket

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Harper & Brothers, New York, 
1850. Hard Cover.
 Condition: Good+. First Edition. 
289pp + ads. With engravings. 
Red cloth with blindstamp decoration to boards and gilt titles to spine. 
Illustrated flyleaf, with intact tissue guard  
Name inside in pencil,  
Light cracking at spine

Cyrus II of Persia, commonly known as Cyrus the Great and also called Cyrus
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The Scarlet Letter: A Romance Nathaniel Hawthorne Published by Henry Altemus, Philadelphia (1893) Used Hardcover  No dust jacket   SMALL BOOK Henry Altemus, Philadelphia, 1893. Hardcover.   Illustrated flyleaf,   illustrated frontis,   decorated cover,  green cloth,  spine is faded,  some discoloring at back cover,  cloth boards with pastedown at front cover,    348 pages,  come edge wear,  binding is secure,     Ths appears to have been printed in the 1890s judging by the Arts Nouveau decorated cover   The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is an 1850 work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and is considered to be his best work. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, Massachusetts, during the years 1642 to 1649, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. Throughout the book, Hawthorne explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt. Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 – 1864) was an American novelist and short story writer. Main author: Nathaniel Hawthorne Title: The scarlet letter. Published: Philadelphia: Henry Altemus

Nathaniel Hawthorne


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THE GIANT SCISSORS, 
Annie Fellows Johnston, 

Published by L. C. Page & Company

Used Hardback book,  no dust jacket  
L. C. Page & Company.   
1907 Print,  
Previous owner's gift inscription on front end paper  
Illustrated by Etheldred B Barry,  
Illustrated frontis,  
Illustrated front cover,    
 12mo; 187 pages.  4 pages of ads,  
Inscribed at flyleaf,    
Children's fairy themed novel by the author of "The Little Colonel".
Children's fairy themed novel by the author of "The Little Colonel".

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The Four Georges and the English Humourists
of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace  Thackeray, 

Published by Smith Elder & Co

Used Hardcover  Dust jacket is missing  
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Flyleaf foving,  
Binding is very tight,  
Ols store sticker at cover page,  
Very old Victorian print,  not dated,  circa 1888,  
320 pages,  lightly faded areas at covers,    Brown paper covered boards  ,  Light Bumping to corners, edges and spine ends  
These lectures on the first four Hanoverian monarchs were originally given in London alongsidethe further lectures to this book on English humorists.

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MY OLD MAID'S CORNER  
My Old Maid's Corner
Lillie Hamilton French

Published by The Century Co., New York (1903)
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Used Hardcover First Edition    
The Century Co., New York, 1903. Decorative Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. First printing (Octobner, 1903). 227 pp. Bound in pale green  cloth with a decorated binding in a repeating floral pattern of darker green  and pinkwith lettering in gold. The design is repeated on the spine with gold lettering    
Nameplate inside,  
Signature at flyleaf,   front cover is in very good condition  
A beautiful copy of this small format (6.5 by 4 inches) hardcover in which the author tells of her experiences as an unmarried woman in a society that treated "spinsters" as outcasts, Victorian style binding of pale green cloth with an attractive floral decoration in dark green and lavender on the front cover and spine, title and author stamped in gold on same, and
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