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London: Sotheran, 1880. 30 exquisite full-page color plates of church needlework, tisue guards, folio, gilt decorated olive pebbled cloth (small piece missing from top and bottom of spine, a.e.g. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1880. A very good copy but for light foxing on the title page and a tiny bit of foxing scattered throughout.
Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1869. 8vo, green cloth. Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1869. First (and only?) Edition. The book has a lean, and several signatures are partially sprung, but this very uncommon book, a novel set in Ancient Rome, is otherwise in good condition.
Albany: Mrs. S. S. Colt, 1871. Many woodcut engravings. iv, 239pp. 8vo, original green cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, scattered light foxing, mostly to margins, a few marks to margins. Albany: Published by Mrs. S. S. Colt, 1871. First Edition. Includes descriptions of resorts and places of interest along the Hudson River, Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks, Saratoga, and Niagara Falls. Routes of travel are also described.
Philadelphia: A. Finley & W.H. Hopkins, 1809. 2 volumes with engraved frontispiece in each. 12mo, contemporary tree calf; gilt-stamped spines with black labels. Philadelphia: A. Finley & W.H. Hopkins, 1809. First American from the seventh London edition. Light foxing and some contemporary ink signatures, still a very good(+) attractive book.
New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1857. Illus. with 500 wood engravings. Small 4to, 599p., handsome modern binding, 3/4 leather over marbled boards, new endpapers. New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1857. A near fine copy. Embraces Domestic education, The house & its furniture, Duties of the Mistress, Duties of the servant, The store room & marketing, Care of children & their food, The table & attendance, The art of cookery...Some minor staining on a few leaves. Lacks one leaf of index.....
London: Virtue, 1880. Single Fore Edge painting of the Thames its shore line and buildings. Profusely illustrated with woodcut illustrations throughout the text. Rubricated title page. Tall thick 8vo, green pebbled morocco, ornately gilt spine, front and rear covers, a.e.g. London: Virtue, no date, circa 1880. Very good (+).
London: Routledge, 1859. With Illustrations in black & white engraved by Edmund Evans. 25 pages, 12mo, cloth backed pictorial boards, soiled rubbed at the edges & worn at the corners; some childish pencilings on the back blank flyleaf inner hinges neatly reinforced. London: Routledge, Warnes and Routledge, (1859). A worn but charming and scarce book. Full page engravings for flowers beginning with each letter of the alphabet, verse below.