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May Flowers

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1899

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199975


First thus. Ink name & date and pencil owner information on front endpaper, minor repair to front hinge, spine toned. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56 pp. 8vo. Original grey cloth, gilt titles, frontispiece and illustrations by Albert F. Schmitt. A short work by the author of Little Women, an important figure in American literature and the Transcendentalist movement. The first individual appearance of this title, which originally appeared... View more info

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Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Bethy, and Amy

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1896

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2205610


Front free endpaper removed. 1896 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 586, [4] pp. 8vo. A decoratively bound illustrated edition of Alcott's classic novel, with more than 200 engravings by Frank T. Merrill, and a picture of the Home of the Little Women by Edmund H. Garrett. View more info

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Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Associated Newspapers, Ltd.: 1932

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265408


Page ridges foxed, shallow marginal chip from base of one plate (does not affect image). 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [1], 312 pp. 8vo. Original orange cloth, pictorial spine and boards. Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books over several months at the request of her publisher. Following the lives of the four M... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 2199974


1914 reprint. Hinge loosening. We have more books available by this author!. 376 pp. 8vo. 6 7/8 x 4 7/8. Frontispiece illustration. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to ... View more info

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Little Women; Little Men; Jo's Boys (The Library of America 156)

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203805


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1092 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of three novels by the American writer, member of the Transcendentalists, and friend of other New England intellectuals such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, with chronology and notes following text. Includes: Little Women; Little Men; Jo's Boys. Th... View more info

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Eight Cousins, or, The Aunt Hill

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Seller ID: 2262048


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few very minor tears, small tear to jacket spine-head, jacket lightly foxed. Top page ridge lightly foxed, pages lightly toned. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 278 pp. Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden aunts, the matriarchs... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1901

Seller ID: 2262055


Two half-inch tears along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed, ink marks on rear jacket flap. Ink note on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 335 pp. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is comp... View more info

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Rose in Bloom

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Saalfield Publishing Company: 1932

Seller ID: 2262056


Jacket spine-head chipped, jacket edges lightly rubbed, faint creases to jacket spine and jacket front. Pages lightly toned. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. Rose in Bloom, by Louisa May Alcott, depicts the story of a nineteenth-century girl, Rose Campbell, finding her way in society. It is Alcott's sequel to Eight Cousins. View more info

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Songs of the Helderhills

By: Christman, W.W.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Harold Vinal: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1864014


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on front endpaper ('With good wishes W.W. Christman Delanson, N.Y., May 28 1932.'). Includes original jacket. Includes tipped-in cut of envelope used to originally ship the book and an invoice for its purchase in 1977.Jacket toned and lightly rubbed. 1926 Hard Cover. Author's first book. A collection of poetry by the noteworthy Catskills poet and transcendentalist, W.W. Christman.Keywords: POETRY CHRISTIAN... View more info

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The Untillable Hills

By: Christman, W.W.; Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Driftwind Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1874861


First edition. Three separate ink gift notes on front flyleaf, jacket price inked out.Jacket rubbed & toned. 1937 Hard Cover. xxii, 103 pp. The fourth and final book by the Catskills poet and transcendentalist, printed in the year of his death. View more info

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Poems.

By: Emerson, R.W. [Ralph Waldo]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields: 1863

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203629


Civil War era reprint of the work originally published in 1847. Top corner of first few pages stained, front matter lightly foxed. 1863 Hard Cover. 251, 22 pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by the American transcendentalist, essayist, and poet who championed individualism. Includes the following: The Sphinx; Each and All; The Problem; To Rhea; The Visit; Uriel; The World-Soul; Alphonso of Castile; Mithridates; To J.W.; Fate; Guy; Tact; Hamatreya; Earth-Song; Good-Bye; The R... View more info

Letters and Social Aims

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1876

Seller ID: 1535123


1876 Osgood reprint. Boards rubbed & lightly soiled. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. 8vo. A collection of essays by the 19th century Transcendentalist author and champion of individualism. CONTENTS: Poetry and Imagination; Social Aims; Eloquence; Resources; The Comic; Quotation and Originality; Progress of Culture; Persian Poetry; Inspiration; Greatness; Immortality. Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American lecturer, ess... View more info

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Collected Poems and Translations (The Library of America 70)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203827


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 637 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of verse by the American philosopher, religious figure, and poet who was also a member of the Transcendentalists, with chronology, notes, and index following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to ke... View more info

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Letters and Social Aims (Emerson's Complete Works, Riverside Edition, Volume VIII [8])

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo; Cabot, J.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1883

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2184592


New and revised edition. Boards lightly rubbed, ink gift note on front flyleaf dated Christmas, 1886. 1883 Hard Cover. 314 pp. v, 333 pp. 8vo. A collection of essays by the 19th century Transcendentalist author and champion of individualism, with an introductory note by J.E. Cabot. CONTENTS: Poetry and Imagination; Social Aims; Eloquence; Resources; The Comic; Quotation and Originality; Progress of Culture; Persian Poetry; Inspiration; Greatness; Immortality. View more info

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Cape Cod

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1908

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2207566


Second Crowell edition. Corners faintly rubbed, minor scuff on spine, minor wear to 1/2 inch section of page fore-edge. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 319 pp. 8vo. Green cloth with Margaret Armstrong binding design in gilt and maroon. Copyright page states 'second edition', though this is clearly not the second edition overall (it was first published in 1865, and reprinted quite a few times during Thoreau's lifetime); rather it is the... View more info

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Cape Cod (The Writings of H.D. Thoreau) [Henry David]

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1884

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2262775


1884 printing. Embossed bookseller stamp on corner of front endpaper, boards lightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 319 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. Contents: The Shipwreck; Stage Coach Views; The Plains of Nauset; The Beach; The Wellfleet Oysterman; The Beach Again; Across the Cape; The Highland Light; The Sea and the Desert; Provincetown. View more info

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Walden and Civil Disobedience (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2003

Seller ID: 2199055


An exceptional copy. 2003 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Henry David Thoreau was a sturdy individualist and a lover of nature. In March, 1845, he built himself a wooden hut on the edge of Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts, where he lived until September 1847. Walden is Thoreaus autobiograophical account of his Robinson Crusoe existence, bare of creature comforts but rich in contemplation of the wonders of nature and the way... View more info

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Reflections at Walden

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hallmark: 1971

Seller ID: 2206432


Includes original box. Box shows some wear. Book and jacket both exceptional condition. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An abridged version of his classic work, also includes several selections of his other writings. View more info

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Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Atkinson, Brooks; Scudder, Townsend

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264523


Lacks jacket. Hinges just starting, owner bookplate on front endpaper, spine a bit faded, one sentence underlined in first chapter. 1950 Hard Cover. xxiv, 732, [10] pp. Green cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped emblem on front board. Thoreau's classic on nature and independence, together with several other of his works. Edited, with an introduction, by Brooks Atkinson, foreword by Townsend Scudder. CONTENTS: Foreword; Introduction; Walden; A Week on the Concord and Merrima... View more info

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Cape Cod (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2195578


An exceptional copy. 1979 Full-Leather. xx, 215, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch, illustrations by R.J. Holden. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. View more info