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An offering of antique books: Robert Louis Stevenson, Winston Churchill, Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Heinrich Zschokke.  "I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library."  Jorge Luis Borge

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Labour Stands on Golden Feet Book
Travels with A Donkey and An Inland Voyage, Robert Louis Stevenson
1884 Oliver Twist Book, Charles Dickens
BL38000 
Title: Labour Stands on Golden Feet, A  Holiday Story, for Sensible Apprentices, Journeymen, and Masters 
Author: Heinrich Zschokke, translated by John Yeats, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, Third Edition
Copyright:  No date
Good Condition: except for a small hole on the back cover, wear
Price: $10.00
BL38001
Title:  Travels with A Donkey and An Inland Voyage
Author:  Robert Louis Stevenson
Copyright::  1911
Publisher: The Macmillan Company
Good Condition:  some names written on the inside, looks like it was a textbook
Price: $20.00

BL38102
Title:  Oliver Twist
Author:  Charles Dickens
Copyright:
  No date, but 1884 written in pencil on page
Publisher: Donohue and Hennebeer
Good Condition:  wear marks
Price:  $150.00


1908 The Crossing Book, Winston Churchill
1893 The House of Seven Gables Book, Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Husbands of Edith Book, George McCutcheon
BL38003
Title:  The Crossing
Author: Winston Churchill
Copyright: 1908
Illustrations: Sydney Adamson Grosset and Dunlap 
Good Condition: slight wear, writing on inside, Xmas 1916
Price: $25.00
BL38004
Title:  The House of the Seven Gables, Arlington Edition
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Copyright: No date, inside 1893, written in pencil
Publisher: Hurst and Company
Poor Condition: piece missing on spine, wear, loose from binding
Price: $10.00
BL38005
Title:  The Husbands of Edith
Author: 
George McCutcheon
Copyright: 1908, 1st edition
Publisher: Dodd, Mead Company
Condition: p 121-122 missing
Price: $8.00


1899 Young Folks Natural History Book
1889 Holiday Buds and Blossoms Book
1916 Peace and Quiet Book, Edwin Royle
BL38006
Title:  Young Folks Natural History
Copyright: no date, About 1890
Publisher: Hurst and Company
Condition: Excellent, inscription: Emily Thomas, Mar 3, 1899
Price: $30.00
BL38007 
Title:  Holiday Buds and Blossoms
Copyright:
 1889
Publisher: School Herald
Condition: Excellent, inscription: Millie Thomas, Feb 17, 1892
Price: $36.00
BL38008
Title:  Peace and Quiet
Author:
 Edwin Royle
Copyright: 1916, 1st edition
Publisher: Harper and  Brothers
Condition: Good, pencil marks
Price: $15.00
1904 A Mennonite Maid Book, Helen Martin
1904 The Leopards Spots Book, Thomas Dixon
1902 The Spenders Book, Harry Leon Wilson
BL38009
Title:  Tillie: A Mennonite Maid
Author:  
Helen Martin
Copyright: 1904 
Publisher: The Century Company
Condition: 
Excellent, inscription
Price:  $20.00

BL38010
Title:  The Leopard's Spots
Author: 
Thomas Dixon
Copyright: 1904
Publisher: Doubleday, Page Company
Condition: St Paul PubliLibrary, yellow spots
Price: $30.00

BL38011
Title:  The Spenders
Author: 
Harry Leon Wilson
Copyright: 1902
Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap
Condition: spline and first 2 pages loose
Price: $10.00

1911 Mother Careys Chickens, Kate Douglas Wiggin
1871 Beadles Dime, Dialogues Number 10, story by Mark Twain
1911 The Song of Our Syrian Guest, William Allen Knight
BL38012
Title:  Mother Carey's Chickens
Author: 
Kate Douglas Wiggin
Copyright: 1911
Publisher:  Houghton Mifflin
Condition: inscription inside
Price: $30.00


BL38013
Title:  Beadle's Dime, Dialogues No. 10, 
with a Story by Mark Twain, found in Yale Library
Copyright: 1871
Publisher: Beadle and Adams
Condition: missing back page, wrinkles, tiny tears, 95 pages
Price: $85.00

BL38014
Title:  The Song of Our Syrian Guest
Author: 
William Allen Knight
Copyright: 1911
Publisher: Plimpton Press
Condition: Excellent
Price: $20.00


1883 The Pilgrims Progress Book, John Bunyan
Compensation Book, Ralph Waldo Emerson
1907 Shepherd of the Hills Book, Harold Bell Wright
BL38015
Title:  The Pilgrim's Progress
Author: 
John Bunyan
Copyright: 1883
Publisher: John B Alden
Condition: Excellent
Price: $75.00

BL38016
Title:  Compensation
Author: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson 
Copyright: 
no date
Publisher: Thomas Crowell
Condition: Excellent, 1 corner on blank page torn, suede cover
Price: $100.00
BL38017
Title:  The Shepherd of the Hills
Author: Harold Bell Wright
Copyright: 1907
Publisher: A L Burt Company
Excellent Condition: slight wear, nice pictures
Price: $40.00

2005 The Good, The Bad and the Mad Book, E Randall Floyd
1905 The Story of the Outlaw Book, Emerson Hough
1890 Life of Abraham Lincoln, Frank Crosby
BL38018
Title:  The Good, The Bad, and the Mad
Author:
  E Randall Floyd
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Barnes and Noble
Excellent Condition: new
Price: $10.00

BL38019
Title:  The Story of the Outlaw

Author: Emerson Hough
Copyright: 1905
Publisher: Curtis Publishing 
Condition: inscription inside, slightly warped, worn, excellent pictures
Price: $35.00
BL38020
Title:  Life of Abraham Lincoln
Author:
 Frank Crosby
Copyright: 1890
Publisher: Keystone Publishing Company
Condition: spots on cover, torn cover page, wear
Price: $100.00

1925 Beau Geste Book, Percival C Wren
1909 The Calling of Dan Matthews Book, Harold Bell Wright
Antique Book 1912, Cease Firing, Houghton Mifflin Co
BL38021
Title:  Beau Geste
Author:
 Percival C Wren
Copyright: 1926
Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap
Condition: dirty, spots on first page, wear
Price: $20.00
BL38022
Title:  The Calling of Dan Matthews

Author: Harold Bell Wright
Copyright: 1909
Publisher: A L Burt Company
Condition: 2 small tears, wear, nice pictures
Price: $15.00
BL38023
Title:  Cease Firing
(about Civil War)
Author: Mary Johnson
Copyright:  1912
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Condition: Excellent, inscription
Price: $10.00
1888 Pearl Hanfords Summer, May McKean
1915 Amarilly of Clothes Line Alley, Belle K Maniates
1896 Beginners American History, DH Montgomery
BL38024
Title:  Pearl Hanford's Summer,
green hardcover
with gold design, nice picture on the inside, First Edition
Author:  May F McKean
Copyright: 1888
Publisher:  American Baptist Publication Society
Excellent Condition: tight strong binding, clean
Price: $150.00
BL38025
Title:  Amarilly of Clothes Line Alley,
hardcover, First Edition, bright colors on the cover, nice illustrations
Author:  Belle K Maniates
Copyright: 1915
Publisher:  Grosset and Dunlap
Good Condition:  strong binding, tight, clean
Price:  $25.00
BL38026
Title:  The Beginner's American History
Author: 
DH Montgomery
Copyright: 1892
Publisher:  Ginn and Company
Good Condition: strong binding, writing on the inside on 3 pages, students textbook
Price: $12.00

1912 Mary Wares Promised Land, Annie Fellows Johnston
1914 Personality Plus, Edna Ferber
1898 Stepping Stones to Literature A Reader for Higher Grades
BL38027
Title:  Mary Ware's Promised Land,
First Edition,
hardcover, nice color, nice illustrations
Author:  Annie Fellows Johnston
Copyright: 1912
Publisher:  The Colonial Press
Excellent Condition: several spots, strong binding
Price: $40.00

BL38028
Title:  Personality Plus,
dark blue hardcover with gold lettering, First Edition 
Author:  Edna Ferber
Copyright: 1914
Publisher:  Phillips Publishing company
Excellent Condition: tight, nice illustrations, inscription on the inside
Price:  $65.00
BL38029
Title:  Stepping Stones to Literature A Reader for Higher Grades,
hardcover
Author:  Sarah Louise Arnold and Charles B Gilbert
Copyright:  1898
Publisher:  Silver, Burdett and Company
Condition:  tight and strong binding, written inscription on inside, some staining
Price: $15.00