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THE NECESSITY, NATURE, AND FRUITS, OF SANCTIFICATION; IN A SERIES OF LETTERS TO A FRIEND

By: BANGS, NATHAN

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Lane & Scott: 1851

Edition: First

Inscription: Yes

Seller ID: 2642

Condition: Very Good


16mo (4" x 6"). pp. 313 + 6 pp. publisher's advts. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS WIFE, MARY [BOLTON]. Half calf over green, blue and brown marbled boards Spine with black morocco label. Inscribed by the author on the two front flyleaves: "My dear Mary, | With pleasure | accept this as a | token of the indel | -able love of the | Author. Mark the perfect | man, and behold | the upright. For | the end of that | man is peace." [Psalm 37:37] This is a series of 31 letters written by Bangs to a friend that provide a comprehensive description and explanation of the ... View more info

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COUNSELS ON MATRIMONY; OR, FRIENDLY SUGGESTIONS TO HUSBANDS AND WIVES.

By: MORISON, JOHN

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Brookfield (MA), E. and L. Merriam: 1835

Seller ID: 2724

Condition: Very Good


32mo (2 3/4” x 4 1/4”). pp. 128. Unsigned binding in olive green ribbon embossed cloth with a textured geometric pattern (Krupp,Gt1). Spine with off-white paper label. A compendium of advice for newlyweds. A very good copy with a small patch of darkening to the front board, light wear to the corners and a light tide mark on the upper portion of p. 107 until the rear pastedown; contemporary ownership stamp on the ffep.An exceptionally scarce early American cloth binding. AAS 236970; Not in Shaw and Shoemaker. View more info

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THE MARTHAS (THE LADY'S CLOSET LIBRARY); OR, THE VARIETIES OF FEMALE PIETY

By: PHILIP, ROBERT

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1836

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2547

Condition: Very Good


12mo (4 1/4” x 6 3/4”). pp. 251. Unsigned binding in smooth floral ribbon-embossed cloth; yellow eps. Part of a series of a series of religious manuals that were quite popular in both Britain and America. The Marthas was the second of four works by Philip on female virtue, that were collectively known as The Ladies' Closet Library. A very good copy with scattered foxing throughout that is heavier near the prelims. Slight fading to the spine cloth that does not affect the gilt stamped titles; a 3/8” line of offsetting to the top edge of the front board; contempor... View more info

BRUSHWOOD

By: [Dielman, Frederick]; Read, T. Buchanan

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43

Condition: Near fine


Sq.D.(7 ½” x 6”). pp. [46]. Green cloth over beveled boards with titles and image of woman holding a candle stamped in silver, gold and black bordered by red fillets, with titles stamped in gold on spine. 16 lovely B/W steel-engraved illustrations (7 are full page) after Frederick Dielman. Companion volume to Drifting and Christine. All illustrations and type printed on one side only of heavy plate paper. Dark brown endpapers, a.e.g. A lovely book in near fine condition. Brushwood is a parable poem that tells the story of a meeting between Christ and an old woman carrying a heavy load of... View more info

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME

By: [Strang, William]; Bunyan, John

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, The Bunyan Anniversary Society: 1928

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 77

Condition: Very good +


M8vo (9 ¼” x 7”). pp. [xiv]; 379. Bound by Bayntun in half brown morocco leather with gilt rules and tan cloth boards; spine with five raised bands and six compartments, two of which are ruled in gold and contain the titles, and the remaining four have a gold outer rule and two black inner rules surrounding an open filigree design. Marginal notes, pale blue and pink marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Frontis. with captioned tissue-guard; illustrated title page and 12 additional full page illustrations after etchings by William Strang each with captioned tissue guard. Printed in Holland by G. J. Th... View more info