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Paris and Environs With Routes From London to Paris  Handbook for Travellers, baedeker, k
1 baedeker, k Paris and Environs With Routes From London to Paris Handbook for Travellers
K. Baedeker, 1894 Eleventh Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gilt lettering. Cover has chipping around edges and minor discoloration due to age. Spine has chipping at bottom and top edges. Text is clean and bright, binding tight. 396 pages. Overall condition is fair to good, in archival sleeve to maintain condition.. Eleventh (11th) revised edition with 12 maps and 33 plans. Published 1894. map endpaper has tear and hinge is weak but not separated. We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Maps, illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 396 pages 
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2 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of England & Wales Section 3 with inset of London also Norfolk, Huntingdon, Northhampton, Cambridge, Suffolk, Hertford, Essex, Surrey, Middlesex, Kent, Sussex, etc.
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
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Your United States  Impressions of a First Visit, Bennett, Arnold
3 Bennett, Arnold Your United States Impressions of a First Visit
Harper 1912 1103976400 / 9781103976409 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frank Craig 
Original 1912 hardback printing not a reprint. "Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and films. Bennett suffered from a stammer, which Somerset Maugham described as making it "painful to watch the struggle he had sometimes to get the words out." Maugham, who also suffered from a stammer, speculated that "except for the stammer which forced him to introspection, Arnold would never have become a writer.During the First World War Bennett became Director of Propaganda for France at the Ministry of Information. His appointment was made on the recommendation of Lord Beaverbrook, who also recommended him as Deputy Minister of the Department at the end of the war. He refused a knighthood in 1918. Bennett died of typhoid at his home in Baker Street, London, on 27 March 1931. Bennett was a prolific writer with dozens of titles including fiction, plays, non-fiction, Film adaptations, Opera, and propaganda. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages 
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The Story of Jamaica From Pre-History to Present, Black, V. Clinton
4 Black, V. Clinton The Story of Jamaica From Pre-History to Present
London Collins 1965 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has some yellowing due to age. Dust in very good condition.Clinton V. Black, a Jamaican, was the island's Government Archivist. His writing has ranged widely in scope and form, from the short story to purely professional archival works. Map endpapers. Fully indexed. ; Photographs, Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages 
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An essay on the divine authority of the New Testament, Bogue, David
5 Bogue, David An essay on the divine authority of the New Testament
Hartford Conn Printed by Hudson and Goodwin 1806 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1806 printing from the second London Edition. Very worn leather boards. Hinges cracking but not seperated. Contents shows browning due to age. Clean otherwise. David Bogue (18 February 1750 – 25 October 1825) was a British nonconformist leader.He was born in the parish of Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. After a course of study in Edinburgh, he was licensed to preach by the Church of Scotland, but made his way to London in 1771, to teach in schools at Edmonton, Hampstead and Camberwell. In 1777, he settled as minister of the Congregational church at Gosport in Hampshire.[1] His predecessors at the Independent Chapel of Gosport were the Rev. James Watson (1770–76) and the Rev. Thomas Williams (1750–70).[2]In 1771 he established an institution for preparing men for the ministry.[3][4] It was the age of the new-born missionary enterprise, and Bogue's academy was largely the seed from which the London Missionary Society grew.[5] In 1800 the society placed missionaries with Bogue for preparation for their ministries.[6] Bogue himself would have gone to India in 1796 if not for the opposition of the East India Company.[5] In 1824 he taught Samuel Dyer at Gosport before he left for Penang as a missionary with the London Missionary Society.[3]He was also involved in founding the British and Foreign Bible Society and the Religious Tract Society, and in conjunction with James Bennett, minister at Romsey, wrote a well-known History of Dissenters (3 vols., 1809). Another of his writings was an Essay on the Divine Authority of the New Testament.[5] He died at Brighton.[3] We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. Scarce if not Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 316 pages 
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Essay on the Divine Authority of the New Testament, Bogue, David
6 Bogue, David Essay on the Divine Authority of the New Testament
New York American Tract Society N.D. First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
No date on title or reverse, but this is the American Tract Society printing and book material is from the period around 1850.. Some yellowing to pages, corners dented, cover is worn is brown and has embossing to cover with gilt print on spine. See Scan. David Bogue (18 February 1750 – 25 October 1825) was a British nonconformist leader. He was born in the parish of Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. After a course of study in Edinburgh, he was licensed to preach by the Church of Scotland, but made his way to London in 1771, to teach in schools at Edmonton, Hampstead and Camberwell. In 1777, he settled as minister of the Congregational church at Gosport in Hampshire.[1] His predecessors at the Independent Chapel of Gosport were the Rev. James Watson (1770–76) and the Rev. Thomas Williams (1750–70). He died at Brighton.Rare work.; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 252 pages 
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War Monthly, Issue 18, Cacutt, Len (Ed. )
7 Cacutt, Len (Ed. ) War Monthly, Issue 18
London Marshall Cavendish, London 1975 First Edition; First Impression Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Magazine- in good to very good condition. Many interesting articles and photos. Includes among others Abbot (includes full color illustration of Abbot tank with index), C-B Warfare, Armored Trains.. Scarce if not rare. Magazine in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Photos, Maps, illustrtions 
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What will he do with it?, Caxton, Pisistratus, Sir E. Bulwer Lytton Bart
8 Caxton, Pisistratus, Sir E. Bulwer Lytton Bart What will he do with it?
New York, NY Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1861 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Fair with No dust jacket as issued 
Cloth has wear at edges and corners with chips to top and bottom of spine. Contents show browning to pages due to age. Contains books 1-12 which seems to be the total book in one volume. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC, was an English novelist, poet, playwright, and politician. Born: May 25, 1803, London, United Kingdom. Lytton was a florid, popular writer of his day, who coined such phrases as "the great unwashed", "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", and the infamous incipit "It was a dark and stormy night."He was the youngest son of General William Earle Bulwer of Heydon Hall and Wood Dalling, Norfolk and Elizabeth Barbara Lytton, daughter of Richard Warburton Lytton of Knebworth, Hertfordshire. He had two brothers, William Earle Lytton Bulwer (1799–1877) and Henry, afterwards Lord Dalling and Bulwer. Lord Lytton's original surname was Bulwer, the names 'Earle' and 'Lytton' were middle names. On 20 February 1844 he assumed the name and arms of Lytton by royal licence and his surname then became 'Bulwer-Lytton'. His widowed mother had done the same in 1811. His brothers were always simply surnamed 'Bulwer'. Died: January 18, 1873, Torquay, United KingdomAwards: Chancellor's Gold Medal. .....The opening chapters really compel one into reading on and on when Bulwer-Lytton unfolds the story of the angelic little Sophy and her grandfather, who is known as Gentleman Waife and who is forced to earn his living as an actor and to make his grandchild, too, appear on the stage amidst a group of itinerant actors under the guidance of the tyrannic Lorenzo Rugge. The yarn itself is brilliant and compelling, and the main motif is the difference between a man who sacrificed everything in order to keep his family’s good name unsullied and another who sacrificed his own name in order to give somebody he loves another chance. First was published in 1859 so this may be a second? ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages 
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Settlers of Maryland, 1679-1700, Coldham, Peter Wilson
9 Coldham, Peter Wilson Settlers of Maryland, 1679-1700
Baltimore, MD Genealogical Publishing Co. 1995 080631477x / 9780806314778 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New with No dust jacket as issued 
Hardcover edition, 1995. Green cover with gold print. Settlers of Maryland 1679-1700 extends Gust Skordas's renowned Early Settlers of Maryland through the last quarter of the 17th century Extracted from the Hall of Records, Annapolis. This book contains the surname, the County abbreviation (corresponding name in the introduction p. x), Name of the tract, acreage, date, and reference numbers to the numbered folios in the Land Office Registers. There is also a full index with corresponding page numbers by Tract. On balance, this is one of the most original contributions to Maryland genealogy. "Peter Wilson Coldham, FASG (1926 – 2012 in London), was a British genealogist. He was noted as "distinguished scholar of colonial American immigration." Wikipedia ; 0.6 x 8.4 x 5.5 Inches; 246 pages; Settlers of Maryland 1679-1700 extends Gust Skordas's renowned Early Settlers of Maryland through the last quarter of the 17th century, identifying several thousand immigrants and their colorfully named tracts. Based on the same series of records as Skordas--Land Office books on file at the Hall of Records in Annapolis--the entries in this work are arranged by family name, county, name of tract granted, acreage, date, and reference to original source(s). Tract names often suggest English places familiar to the settler--perhaps places of origin or residence--and they are so many and so various that an index of tract names has been appended to the book. On balance, this is one of the most original contributions to Maryland genealogy in years. 
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A History of the Bahamas, Craton, Michael
10 Craton, Michael A History of the Bahamas
London Collins 1963 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Map endpapers. Dust and book in excellent condition. Dust in mylar protective cover. Michael Craton, who died in September 2016, was an English/Canadian historian who made a major contribution to the historiography of the English-speaking Caribbean. He was born in London in 1931, and educated at Christ's Hospital in Horsham, West Sussex, and at University College London, where he graduated with a B.A. in History in 1955. He spent six years after graduation teaching at the Government High School in Nassau, The Bahamas, before emigrating to Canada in 1963, obtaining his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at McMaster University in Ontario. The earliest arrival of humans in the islands now known as The Bahamas was in the first millennium AD. The first inhabitants of the islands were the Lucayans, an Arawakan-speaking Taino people, who arrived between about 500 and 800 AD from other islands of the Caribbean. Recorded history began on 12 October 1492, when Christopher Columbus landed on the island of Guanahani, which he renamed San Salvador Island on his first voyage to the New World. The earliest permanent European settlement was in 1648 on Eleuthera. During the 18th century slave trade, many Africans were brought to the Bahamas as slaves to work for free. Their descendants now constitute 85% of the Bahamian population. The Bahamas gained independence from the United Kingdom on July 10, 1973. ; Photographs, Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages 
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A Journal of the Plague Year, Etc. Being Observations or Memorials of the Most Remarkable Occurrences.1665,, Defoe, Daniel with Introduction by James Sutherland
11 Defoe, Daniel with Introduction by James Sutherland A Journal of the Plague Year, Etc. Being Observations or Memorials of the Most Remarkable Occurrences.1665,
Heritage Press 1968 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Book and slipcase very good. Book does have a couple of spots on endpaper otherwise no marking, underlining, etc. This novel is an account of one man's experiences of the year 1665, in which the Great Plague or the bubonic plague struck the city of London.Daniel Defoe c. 1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, which is second only to the Bible in its number of translations.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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12 deLautour, C.A. The De Lautours in New Zealand
Gisborne,New Zealand C. A. Delautour 1923 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of the original 1923 edition . Family history including many letters to and from Scotland. The family dates from the 1100"s from "Bernard de la Tour, Knight and Lord of the State, de latour in Cominges" The family was educated at Eton then the East India Company College. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photocopy Only; 4to; 67 pages; 
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CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews, Doran, George Henry
13 Doran, George Henry CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews
New York Rinehart and Co Inc 1952 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue grey cover with black cloth quarter spine. Cover is sunfaded around edges. Dust in near fine condition and covered with mylar cover.There is an inscription to Betty & Bob on front endpaper signed by Doran. (poor handwriting but looks to be 1953) Looks as though Doran signed this book again in 1954 (clear handwriting) on next page with additional inscription. There is a third original signature by Doran under his photo opposite title page. A fourth notable addition is a signed letter from George Doran to a Betty Weber in Chicago with postal cancellation dated May 1944 from Prescott, Arizona where the author lived . In the letter he mentions he is sending his book Chronicles of Barabbas which he published in 1934. The letter, envelope, and news articles of his death were all inside this the 1952 edition. Doran mentions his friendship with the Weber's and it appears they kept his letter in their copy of this 1952 Chronicles of Barabbas. A very rare if not unique set of memoriablia from the life of George Doran. George H. Doran was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1869. He moved frequently from New York City to London, England during his publishing career, and was well acquainted with most of the writers he published. In 1935, George Doran wrote Chronicles of Barabbas 1884-1934, that told about the publishing business and its personalities. It was republished in 1952 with Further chronicles and Comment added to the title. Doran was friends with most of the authors he published including: Joyce Kilmer, P. G. Wodehouse, Arnold Bennett, Arnold J. Toynbee, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Conan Doyle, O. Henry, James J. Montague, Edwin Lefèvre, Virginia Woolf, Frank Harris, H.G. Wells, W. Somerset Maugham, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken and Margery Williams. George H. Doran Company merged with Doubleday, Page & Company in 1927, making Doubleday, Doran the largest publishing business in the English-speaking world. A very rare book and collection of memoriablia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages; Signed by Author 
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CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews, Doran, George Henry
14 Doran, George Henry CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews
New York Rinehart and Co Inc 1952 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue grey cover with black cloth quarter spine. George H. Doran was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1869. He moved frequently from New York City to London, England during his publishing career, and was well acquainted with most of the writers he published. In 1935, George Doran wrote Chronicles of Barabbas 1884-1934, that told about the publishing business and its personalities. It was republished in 1952 with Further chronicles and Comment added to the title. Doran was friends with most of the authors he published including: Joyce Kilmer, P. G. Wodehouse, Arnold Bennett, Arnold J. Toynbee, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Conan Doyle, O. Henry, James J. Montague, Edwin Lefèvre, Virginia Woolf, Frank Harris, H.G. Wells, W. Somerset Maugham, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken and Margery Williams. George H. Doran Company merged with Doubleday, Page & Company in 1927, making Doubleday, Doran the largest publishing business in the English-speaking world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages 
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Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, illustrative of the Tatler, Spectator, and Guardian. In three Volumes, Drake, Nathan
15 Drake, Nathan Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, illustrative of the Tatler, Spectator, and Guardian. In three Volumes
London Printed by C. Whittingham for John Sharpe, Opposite York House, Piccadilly 1805 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Complete three volume set. Leather bindings are very worn with cracks in the leather and cracked hinges and chips. Volume 1 cover is detached, but otherwise complete. Gold inlay decorative border to bindings. Corners and edges worn. Books are in fair to good condition otherwise. Contents complete, tight bindings, and marbled endpapers. Some foxing to tissue sheets covering engravings and to pages opposite title page.. Engravings throughout. The Tatler, The Spectator, and The Guardian were products of a "New Age" of journalism in 18th Century England. They were "news-sheets" were circulated in coffee houses of London where men met to share and discuss the news and opinions of the day. They cost two pense to buy but were free to those wo paid the penny admission to enter a coffee house. These houses became known as "Penny Universities". The papers were founded by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele. Nathan Drake was Born in Yorkshire, and took his M.D. from Edinburgh in 1789 and practiced medicine at Sudbury (1790-92) and Hadleigh, Suffolk (1792-1836). He was a popular essayist and an early advocate of German literature. He is remembered for his vast compendium of information on Elizabethan writers, Shakespeare and His Times (1817). This work includes essays and biographical sketches on those in literature. Rare complete set. Drake's publications included: The speculator [ed. Drake and W. Frend]. 1791.Literary hours: or sketches critical and narrative. 1798; 2 vols, 1800, 3 vols, 1804, 1820.The old abbey tale, in Canterbury tales. 1802.Essays biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Tatler, Spectator, and Guardian. 3 vols, 1805.Rochester Castle; or Gudulph's Tower. A gothic tale. 1810.The gleaner: a series of periodical essays, selected and arranged from scarce and neglected volumes. 4 vols, 1811.Shakespeare and his times. 2 vols, 1817.Winter nights: or fire-side lucubrations. 2 vols, 1820.Evenings in autumn: a series of essays. 2 vols, 1822.Noontide leisure: or sketches in summer, including a tale of the days of Shakespeare. 2 vols, 1824.Mornings in spring: or retrospections biographical, critical, and historical. 2 vols, 1828.Memorials of Shakespeare: or sketches of his character and genius by various writers. 1828.The harp of Judah: or songs of Sion, being a metrical translation of the Psalms. 1837. ; Vol. 123; Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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The Light of Scarthey, Egerton, Castle.
16 Egerton, Castle. The Light of Scarthey
New York Frederick A. Stokes Co 1899 Fifth Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Red cover with gilt lettering and top edge. "Author's Autograph Edition, limited to one thousand copies, this copy no 889" Signed plate on front pastedown. Egerton Castle M.A., F.S.A. (12 March 1858 – 16 September 1920) was a Victorian era author, antiquarian, and swordsman, and an early practitioner of reconstructed historical fencing, as well as the captain of the British épée and sabre teams at the 1908 Olympics.[1] He was born in London into a wealthy family; his maternal grandfather was the publishing magnate and philanthropist Egerton Smith.[2] He was a lieutenant in the Second West India Regiment and afterwards a captain in the Royal Engineers Militia. He was also an expert on bookplates and a keen collector. Egerton Castle co-authored many novels with his wife, Agnes (née Sweetman) (Wikipedia); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
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The Fifth Booke of the Church Together with an appendix, containing a defense of such partes and passages of the former bookes..., Field, Richard, Doctour Of Divinity
17 Field, Richard, Doctour Of Divinity The Fifth Booke of the Church Together with an appendix, containing a defense of such partes and passages of the former bookes...
London, England Nicholas Okes for Simon Waterson 1610 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Restored Leather binding. About 1 " of top of title page has been cut out leaving only "Of the Church" showing and remainder of title page with publisher, etc is intact. Restoration is with original leather superimposed over the new with gold diamond inset retained. Pages evenly cut after book survived a fire in the 1970's. "The fifth booke is concerning the divers, degrees, ordrs, and calling of those men, to whom, the government of the Church is committed. consisting of 59 chapters. Appendix has three parts (part 1 is 133 pg, part 2 is 62 pages, and part 3, 47 pages) contayning a defenfe of such partes and paffages of the former foure bookes, as have beene eyther excepted againft, or wrefted to the maintainance of rfemifh errors, divided into three parts" Top of title page has been cut. Pages in very good condition with no marks or damage. May be errors in paging.Richard Field (1561-1616) was an English ecclesiological theologian associated with the work of Richard Hooker. Field's principal work, Of the Church, Five Bookes, was first published in London in 1606, printed by Humfrey Lownes and dedicated to the archbishop of Canterbury, Richard Bancroft. Very nice presentation of this controversial work.. Extremely Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 
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Cape Horn Snorter  a Story of the War of 1812, and of Gallant Days With Captian Porter of the U.S. Frigate, Essex, Finger, Charles J.
18 Finger, Charles J. Cape Horn Snorter a Story of the War of 1812, and of Gallant Days With Captian Porter of the U.S. Frigate, Essex
Houghton Mifflin, 1939 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Map end papers. Grey and red cover. Dust has tears, but now protected with mylar cover. Handsome scene on cover. Scarce. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time. Charles Joseph Finger (December 25, 1869 – January 7, 1941) was a British born American writer. He also directed an orchestra and taught piano. Finger was born in Willesden, England, and educated at King's College London. He eventually settled in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where he consecrated to writing . The epitaph on Finger's gravestone is "This voyage done, set sail and steer once more To further landfall on some nobler shore." He is buried in the Farmington, Arkansas cemetery. (Wiki) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages 
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19 Fordham, E. Little Meg's Children
London Weekes & Co. N.D. First Edition; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover soiled with foxing. Black print. Rare religious musical. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pages 
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20 Harris, Reader Power for Service The Personality and Work of the Holy Spirit
London, England Christian Literature Crusade 1953 Sixth Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare copy. Very clean. Richard Reader Harris, from the Wheaton College Archives and Special Collections.Richard Reader Harris, from the Wheaton College Archives & Special Collections.Reader Harris (Reader appears to be his Christian name, though occasionally he seems to go by the name Richard Reader Harris) was born in 1847. His father was Chief Constable of Worcestershire. The younger Reader Harris became an engineering apprentice on the railways, but was desperate to travel, keeping a bag packed ready to leave immediately if need be. His chance came when Bolivia required a young engineer to develop their railways, and he spent a year there. On returning to Great Britain, he trained as a lawyer, was called to Gray’s Inn and took silk. In his spiritual journey, he had become an agnostic. However he was increasingly influenced by Christian literature, and was converted in 1884. The moment of his conversion happened, appropriately enough, on a train. He was travelling west through London, and heard the station announcement “Ealing! Ealing! Ealing!” as “Healing! Healing! Healing!” He desired that healing, committed himself to Christ, and missed his stop.; 12mo; 48 pages 
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