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A Face Illumined, Roe, E. P. [Edward Payson]
1 A Face Illumined Roe, E. P. [Edward Payson]
Acceptable. 
Hardcover. Hardcover 1878 Dodd, Mead, and Co. Fair condition: hinges broken so covers are loose (now partially reinforced with archival paper tape); first front endpaper missing; foxing and light dampstains to many pages; age-tanning to pages; cover corners and edges worn and frayed. NO DUSTJACKET. Text clean and unmarked. Good for reading / research only. Small antique label inside front cover for Frank L. Norton, Pharmacist and Bookseller, Delhi, NY. Decorative boards still very attractive: black floral designs on gray/brown cloth; dulled gilt titles on front and spine. 658 pages. Language: English. Novel about an artist, Harold Van Berg, and how he is struck by the disparity between the beauty of young Ida Mayhew and the ugliness of her character. Roe was a Presbyterian minister and popular American novelist whose writings are noted for their moralistic tone and Christian themes. Keywords: New York State authors, Orange County, 19th century fiction, literature, antique, vintage. No ISBN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 KAVANAGH: A TALE Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Good. 
Hardcover. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, 1893, Portland Edition, hardcover, no dustjacket, 188pp. Language: English. Good condition: Text clean, unmarked. Intact; binding solid. Corners and edges worn and rubbed. Chipping to cloth on front. Faint spotting inside covers. Christmas 1893 gift inscription on 1st blank page. Pages are browned but still legible. Dark-green cloth-covered boards; spine covered in darkened white cloth. Gilt-stamped title and garland ornament on front cover; non- gilt titles stamped on spine. No advertisements. Sedate novel of small- town New England life, centering on schoolmaster and minister. Originally published in 1849. Keywords: American, classics, prose, fiction, literature. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Lilith, MacDonald, George
3 Lilith MacDonald, George
0802860613 / 9780802860613 Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover reprint 2000 Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Light wear to cover. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 252 pages. Introduction by C. S. Lewis. Language: English. Cover art by Jim Lamb. 'George MacDonald's famous fairy tale, first published in 1895. It is the story of Mr. Vane, an orphan and heir to a large house in which he has a vision that leads him through an old mirror into another world -- and face to face with the ultimate mystery of evil.'--from back cover. Keywords: literature, fantasy, novel, Christian, Scottish author, 19th century, allegory, religious, spiritual, classic. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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THE EAGLE OF GARRYROE and TALES OF TIPPERARY, Kickham, Charles J.
4 THE EAGLE OF GARRYROE and TALES OF TIPPERARY Kickham, Charles J.
Good. 
Hardcover. Dublin: The Talbot Press Limited, 1963 reprint, hardcover, no dustjacket, 149pp. Language: English. Good condition: unmarked text; pages bright. Light soiling to top page edge and boards. Boards are covered in green paper with gold titles on spine. Uncommon title. From Foreword: 'Kickham's work still has a twofold appeal: first, as colourful, romantic fiction; and second, for its historical background and its pictures of rural Ireland in some of the darkest days of our history.' Kickham's dates are 1826-1882 and he is best known for his novel Knocknagow. No ISBN. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Weavers: A Tale of England and Egypt of Fifty Years Ago, Parker, Gilbert; Castaigne, Andre (illustrator)
5 The Weavers: A Tale of England and Egypt of Fifty Years Ago Parker, Gilbert; Castaigne, Andre (illustrator)
Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover 1907 Harper & Brothers. NO DUSTJACKET. Gift inscription on 1st blank page: 'Jessie from Carrie Xmas 1907'. Cover corners and edges are worn. Light stains to moss-green cloth-covered boards. Moderate age-tanning to pages. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. Handsome gold-and-red Egyptian design on front and spine. Great vintage reading / research copy. 532 pages; Glossary; black-and-white illustrations. Language: English. Novel by Sir Horatio Gilbert George Parker, popular Canadian author and British politician. Keywords: novelist, fiction, early 20th century, Canada, writer. No ISBN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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