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A Life of Kenneth Rexroth.

By: Hamalian, Linda.

Price: $35.00


New York, London: W.W. Norton, (1990). First edition. Uncorrected proof copy. Original printed wrappers, 444 pp. Scholarly notes on the back, perhaps a review in preparation. A Fine copy. View more info

A Memoir of Charles Sumner.

By: Sumner, Charles.

Price: $40.00


Boston: Printed by Order of the Legislature of Massachusetts, 1874. First edition. Green cloth, gilt and blind, bevelled edges. Frontis, 316 pp. A poem, "Sumner" by John Greenleaf Whittier and a speech by George William Curtis. Tiny spots on covers, a Fine copy. View more info

A Memorial of John Greenleaf Whittier from His Native City, Haverhill, Massachusetts.

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $37.50


No place: The City Council, 1893. First edition. Red cloth, gilt-decorated. Frontis and three plates. Prayer by Edward Everett Hale, poem by Will Carleton, eulogy was to be by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who became ill and was replaced by Edwin D. Mead. One preliminary page torn (roughly opened). A Very Good copy. View more info

A Ministry in Free Religion. A Discourse Delivered on the Occasion of Resigning this Relation to the Free Church at Lynn, on Sunday, June 26, 1870.

By: Johnson, Samuel.

Price: $80.00


Boston: Rand, Avery, and Frye, 1870. First edition. Original printed wrappers, 35 pp. Johnson was a radical unwilling to bind his name to any sect, even the most liberal Unitarian. He lent his pulpit to Garrison, Parker, and Phillips when few others would. His activities after resigning this pulpit were literary, contributing to "The Radical" and writing a memoir of Theodore Parker. Old verical crease, spine a little worn. A Very Good copy. View more info

A Native of Winby. And Other Tales.

By: Jewett, Sarah Orne.

Price: $60.00


Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1893. First edition (BAL 10902). Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Very little wear, light dust soiling, a Very Good copy. View more info

A Perambulation of the Hundred of Wirral in the County of Chester.

By: Young, Harold Edgar.

Price: $55.00


Liverpool: Henry Young & Sons, 1909. First edition, third printing. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt, decorated in gilt and blind, "illustrated with maps and 59 plates. Inscribed and signed to the author's nephew, Norman Edwin Stirling, dated February 28, 1913. "With an account of the principal highways and byways, old halls, ancient churches, and interesting villages situated between the rivers Mersey and Dee." A Fine copy. View more info

A Philosophical, Historical, and Moral Essay on Old Maids. By A Friend of the Sisterhood.

By: Hayley, William.

Price: $350.00


London: T. Cadell, 1793. In Three Volumes, complete. Third English edition, the first was 1785, there was a Dublin edition in 1786, a German in 1786 and French in 1788 (NCBEL v.2, 658). Nineteenth century blue half-calf, red leather labels, gilt, and paper boards, all edges stained yellow, illustrated, pp. xxi, 259; vi, 296; iv, 256. With five engraved plates inserted, each hand colored. With "Corrections and Editions"; with the original "introduction" ex... View more info

A Pig Tale.

By: Thoreau, Henry D.

Price: $150.00


New Fairfield, CT: Bruce Rogers, 1947. First edition thus (Borst A20.5). Original printed wrappers, in a custom cloth and acrylic plastic clamshell box, printed paper label. A Fine copy. View more info

A Pilgrimage to Salem in 1838. By a Southern Admirer of Nathaniel Hawthorne".

By: [Hawthorne, Nathaniel] Paltsits, Victor, ed.

Price: $30.00


Salem: Newcomb and Gauss, 1916. First edition. Original printed wrappers, one of 125 copies. Reprinted from "The Southern Rose" of March 2 and 16, 1839. Paltsits argues here that "A Southern Gentleman" was William Gilmore Simms but Jacob Blanck identifies him as Samuel Gilmore, a New Englander who took a pulpit in Charleston, South Carolina, and made several contributions to "The Southern Rose". A presentation copy, "Oscar Wegelin with t... View more info

A Plea Against Religious Controversy, Delivered on Sunday, Feb. 8, 1829.

By: Frothingham, N.L. Nathaniel Frothingham.

Price: $90.00


Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1829. First edition. Original printed wrappers, 16 pp. Presentation copy: "William Sullivan Esq. with the respects of J. Bradlee". Joseph P. Bradlee was a parishioner; Frothingham would deliver his funeral sermon in 1838 (The Memory of the Just, Boston, 1838) Edges a little chipped and browned. A Fine copy. View more info

A Plea Against Religious Controversy.

By: Frothingham, N.L. Nathaniel Langdon.

Price: $75.00


Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1829. Original printed wrappers, some edgewear and soiling. A Very Good copy. View more info

A Poem, Delivered Before the Mercantile Library Association, at Their Twenty-Fifth Anniversary, October 15, 1845.

By: Waterston, R.C. Robert Cassie.

Price: $90.00


Boston: T.R. Marvin, 1845. First edition. Original printed wrappers, 20 pp. A presentation copy: "Rev. Geo. Ellis with the author's regards." Ellis (1814-1894) was a Unitarian pastor, professor at Harvard (of Systematic Theology), Overseer there, president of the Massachusetts HIstorical Society (NY Times, 12-22-94). This was also issued bound with an address by Robert C. Winthrop at the same function. Wear and soiling, but a Good copy. View more info

A Poem, Pronounced Before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, at Cambridge, August 28, 1845.

By: Brooks, Charles T.

Price: $75.00


Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1845. First edition (BAL 1362). Original cream printed wrappers, 36 pp. A gift inscription: "Prof. D.R. Goodwin from C.A.B." on the front. Daniel Raynes Goodwin was professor of modern languages at Bowdoin. He eventually was President of Trinity College, then Provost at the University of Pennsylvania (Allibone, supplememt). The inscription is in the hand of Cyrus Bartol was a Unitarian minister in Boston and a member of ... View more info

A Poet's Parents. The Courtship Letters of Emily Norcross and Edward Dickinson.

By: [Dickinson, Emily] Pollak, Vivian R., editor.

Price: $25.00


Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1988. First edition. Original cloth and pictorial dust jacket. Ninety-six letters covering a 2 1/2 year courtship. A Fine copy. View more info

A Practical Guide to American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books.

By: Bennett, Whitman.

Price: $67.50


Staten Island: Maurizio Marino, no date but 1993. A Facsimile of the first edition of (1949), one of 150 copies only. Grey cloth, illustrated, 140 pp. A Fine copy. View more info