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A treasured antique of quotes and notes from famous, classical poets

When my father died in 1982 he had a personal library and collection of old books that he often used for reference for his sermon notes. 296 more words

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Book Thieves Just Did Something Remarkable

Three book thieves just completed an incredible heist. As my British readers may already know, some of the most expensive and rare books in the entire world were stolen from a London warehouse this past January. 204 more words


Review of God’s Good Man: A Simple Love Story, by Marie Corelli

“It was May-time in England. The last breath of a long winter had blown its final farewell across the hills,—the last frost had melted from the broad, low-lying fields, relaxing its iron grip from the clods of rich, red-brown earth which, now, soft and broken, were sprouting thick with the young corn’s tender green.” 1,041 more words

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Picturesque America

or, The Land We Live in

Volume 1 of 2

Bryant, William Cullent (editor). New York, 1872. Steel and wood engravings. Decorated leather and cloth. 468 pp. 86 more words

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The Shadow on the Dial

Bierce, Ambrose. San Francisco, 1909. 1st edition. Original cloth. 249 pp. Large 8vo. Very good.

Extremely scarce first edition collecting several acerbic essays and tales by Bierce, author of The Devil’s Dictionary. 121 more words

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Mr. Meeson's Will

Haggard, H. Rider. New York, 1888. 1st edition. Cloth with marbled boards. 270 pp. 12mo. Very good+

From the author of King Solomon’s Mines and She. 69 more words

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