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LOCAL TALES AND HISTORICAL SKETCHES.

By: Bailey, Henry D. B.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY: Fishkill Standard: 1874

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: d17121004

Condition: Good


8vo, dark brown cloth, gilt titles on spine. Photographic frontispiece portrait of Bailey tipped in, 431 pages. Slavery, Freedom, and Ghosts in the Hudson River Valley - a mixture of fact and fable. Good. Rubbed at top bottom of spine, corners; bits of newspaper residue on back cover. Newspaper obituaries of Bailey glued to front end papers. Some damp-staining to flyleaf page with tipped portrait but not affecting the photo. Front hinge weak but intact. Text block othe... View more info

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Ten Fables

By: Robert Lewis Stevenson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Swan Press, London: 1928

Edition: 1st thus.

Seller ID: k180226h

Condition: Near fine


1st ed. thus. 8vo, Quarter-bound in tan cloth over printed boards with the swan logo. With twenty one woodcut illustrations by Rachel Russell. Printed on hand-made paper and limited to 250 copies; this being no. 193. A near fine copy with light rubbing at corners and toning to end papers. Affixed to the inside back cover is one of the scarce ½” square ‘R.L. Stevenson Copyright” lables with a hand-inked price. These were placed in the back of some of Stevenson... View more info