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needed another book.  So, after my homestead errands, I went shopping.  I drove to one of my favorite thrift stores.  It’s in an old building, by a historic train depot.  1,794 more words

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All vintage and antique books are Buy One, Get One 50% Off! Offer ends October 12th. Perfect for reading, decorating, or gift-giving – old books are wonderful!

Book review of The Sojourner by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

If you had offered me a book with a rather off-putting cover drawing about a family who endured the hardships of trying to make a living on a farm in the late 1800’s, I’d have probably declined. 563 more words

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Reed Bookstore - Birmingham, Alabama

Reed Books is a bookstore owned by Jim Reed and is located in downtown Birmingham, Alabama.  It is more than just an antique book store, it is also a museum of cultural artifacts. 54 more words

Life of William Tecumseh Sherman

By W. Fletcher Johnson. Edgewood Publishing Company; 1891. 1st edition. Illustrated with b/w plates and maps. Decorated yellow cloth. 607 pp. 8vo. Very good-.

Finely bound biography of the great Civil War general, in yellow cloth, with a gilt portrait of Sherman and embossed flowers and designs. 24 more words

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The Works of Charles Dickens

Complete in 12 volumes. John Wurtele Lovell, New York; nd, ca1885. Illustrated with b/w plates by F. Barnard. Decorated fine cloth. 12mo. Near fine.

An exquisite full set of Dickens’s works, bound in green cloth with Victorian embellishments and gilt portraits and designs. 37 more words

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The Comic Poems of Thomas Hood

E. Moxon Son, & Company, London; 1876. 1st edition thus. Illustrated with vignettes. Decorated full leather. 518 pp. 12mo. Very good+.

Very fine lush red morocco with gilt borders and gouffered board edges. 42 more words

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