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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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Antique Book, Labour Stands on Golden Feet
Antique Book, Travels with a Donkey, Copyright 1911 Robert Louis Stevenson
Antique Book, Oliver Twist, 1884
Antique Book, The Crossing, Winston Churchill 1908
Antique Book, The House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne 1983
BL38000
"Labour Stands on Golden Feet" A  Holiday Story, for Sensible Apprentices, Journeymen, and Masters 
Copyright:  No date
By:  Heinrich Zschokke, 
translated by John Yeats, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, Third Edition
Good Condition: except for a small hole on the back cover, wear
Price: $10.00
BL38001
"Travels with A Donkey and An Inland Voyage"
Copyright::  1911
By:  Robert Louis Stevenson
The Macmillan Comapny
Good Condition:  some names
written on the inside, looks like 
it was a textbook
Price: $20.00




BL38102
"Oliver Twist"

Copyright:  No date, but 1884 written in pencil on page
By: Charles Dickens
Donohue and Hennebeer
Good Condition:  wear marks
Price:  $150.00






BL38003
"The Crossing"

Copyright: 1908
By: Winston Churchill
Illustrations: Sydney Adamson
Grosset & Dunlap, 
Good Condition: slight wear,
writing on inside, Xmas 1916
Price: $25.00





BL38004
"The House of the Seven Gables"
, Arlington Edition
Copyright: No date, inside 1893
written in pencil
By: Nathaniel Hawthorne 
Hurst & Company
Poor Condition: piece missing on spine, wear, loose from binding
Price: $10.00




Antique Book, Holiday Buds and Blossoms, 1889 School Herald
Antique Book, Young Folks Natural History, 1890''s Hurst and Co
Antique Book 1912, Cease Firing, Houghton Mifflin Co
Antique Book 1916, Peace and Quiet, Edwin Royle, Harper and Brothers
Antique Book 1908, The Husbands of Edith, Dodd Mead Co
BL38005 
Holiday Buds and Blossoms
Copyright:
1889
Publisher: School Herald
Condition: Excellent, inscription: Millie Thomas, Feb 17, 1892
Price: $36.00
BL38006
Young Folks Natural History
Copyright: no date, About 1890
Publisher: Hurst & Co
Condition: Excellent, inscription: Emily Thomas, Mar 3, 1899
Price: $30.00

BL38007
Cease Firing
(about Civil War)
Author: Mary Johnson
Copyright:  1912
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co
Condition: Excellent, inscription
Price: $10.00

BL38008
Peace and Quiet
Author:
Edwin Royle
Copyright: 1916, 1st edition
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Condition: Good, pencil marks
Price: $15.00

BL38009
The Husbands of Edith
Author:
George McCutcheon
Copyright: 1908, 1st edition
Publisher: Dodd, Mead Co
Condition: p 121-122 missing
Price: $8.00

Antique Book 1904, A Mennonite Maid, Helen Martin
Antique Book 1904, Leopard's Spots, Thomas Dixon
Antique Book 1902, The Spenders, Harry Leon Wilson
Antique Book 1911, Mother Carey's Chickens, Kate Douglas Wiggin
Antique Book 1871, Beadle's Dime, Dialoques No. 10
BL38010
Tillie: A Mennonite Maid
Author:  
Helen Martin
Copyright: 1904 
Publisher: The Century Co
Condition:
Excellent, inscription
Price:  $20.00


BL38011
The Leopard's Spots
Author:
Thomas Dixon
Copyright: 1904
Publisher: Doubleday, Page Co
Condition: St Paul Public Library, yellow spots
Price: $30.00

BL38012
The Spenders
Author:
Harry Leon Wilson
Copyright: 1902
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Condition: spline and first 2 pages loose
Price: $10.00

BL38013
Mother Carey's Chickens
Author:
Kate Douglas Wiggin
Copyright: 1911
Publisher:  Houghton Mifflin
Condition: inscription inside
Price: $30.00


BL38014
Beadle's Dime, Dialogues No. 10,
with a Story by Mark Twain,
found in Yale Library
Copyright: 1871
Publisher: Beadle & Adams
Condition: missing back page,
wrinkles, tiny tears, 95 pages
Price: $85.00
Antique Book 1911, The Song of Our Syrian Guests, William Allen Knight, Plimpton Press
Antique Book 1883, Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan, Published by John B Alden
Antique Book, Compensation, Ralph Waldo Emerson
Antique Book 1907, Shepherd of the Hills, Harold Bell Wright
Book, The Good The Bad The Mad, E Randall Floyd
BL38015
The Song of Our Syrian Guest
Author:
William Allen Knight
Copyright: 1911
Publisher: Plimpton Press
Condition: Excellent
Price: $20.00

BL38016
The Pilgrim's Progress
Author:
John Bunyan
Copyright: 1883
Publisher: John B Alden
Condition: Excellent
Price: $75.00

BL38017
Compensation
Author:
Ralph Waldo Emerson 
Copyright:
no date
Publisher: Thomas Crowell
Condition: Excellent, 1 corner on blank page torn, suede cover
Price: $100.00
BL38018
The Shepherd of the Hills
Author:
Harold Bell Wright
Copyright:  1907
Publisher: A L Burt Co
Condition: worn corners, missing part of spline
Price: $20.00
BL38019
The Good, The Bad, & the Mad
Author:
E Randall Floyd
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Excellent Condition: new
Price: $10.00

Antique Book: The Story of the Outlaw,Emerson Hough, 1905
Antique Book, Life of Abraham Lincoln, Frank Crosby, 1890
Antique Book: Beau Geste, Precival Wren, 1926
Antique Book, The Shepherd of the Hills, Harold Bell Wright, 1907
Antique Book, The Calling of Dan Matthews, Harold Bell Wright, 1909
BL38020
The Story of the Outlaw

Author: Emerson Hough
Copyright: 1905
Publisher: Curtis Publishing 
Condition: inscription inside, slightly warped, worn, excellent pictures
Price: $35.00
BL38021
Life of Abraham Lincoln
Author:
 Frank Crosby
Copyright: 1890
Publisher: Keystone Publishing Co
Condition: spots on cover, torn cover page, wear
Price: $200.00
BL38022
Beau Geste
Author:
 Percival C Wren
Copyright: 1926
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Condition: dirty, spots on first page, wear
Price: $20.00

BL38023
The Shepherd of the Hills
Author: Harold Bell Wright
Copyright: 1907
Publisher: A L Burt Co
Excellent Condition: slight wear, nice pictures
Price: $40.00

BL38024
The Calling of Dan Matthews

Author: Harold Bell Wright
Copyright: 1909
Publisher: A L Burt Co
Condition: 2 small tears, wear, nice pictures
Price: $35.00