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This is a library bookcase of dark stained wood with two glass doors. There are four adjustable shelves. The back is paneled. The top is plain and flat. The bookcase sits on casters. There is a keyhole and the key is present (1976.1.3098b).

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Bookcase -

This is a library bookcase of dark stained wood with two glass doors. There are four adjustable shelves. The back is paneled. The top has a molding along the back edge There is a keyhole but the key is missing.

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The Heidenmauer, or, The Benedictines. A legend of the Rhine -

First book in a series of 16 titles of a limited Iroquois edition of 1000 of the Writing of J. Fenimore Cooper. This, titled Heidenmauer (full title: The Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. A legend of the Rhine), is from set #250 in the print run. The other books in this series entered into the database are 1976.1.1158.2; 1976.1.1158.3; and 1976.1.1158.4.

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(Vol. 1 of 24)

COMPLETE WORKS OF / ABRAHAM LINCOLN/ EDITED BY / JOHN G. NICOLAY AND JOHN HAY (Vol. 1 of 24) -

24 volumes. Abraham Lincoln's collected speeches, letters, debates. Etchings, plates, photographs throughout. Vol. 1 of 24

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NATURE, ADDRESSES, AND / LECTURES (Vol. 1 of 12) -

Vol. 1 of 12 vol. set 10 Orations or lectures delivered between approximately. 1837 and 1844. Etching of Emerson opposite title page: done by Mr. Schroff, taken from a daguerreotype from 1847 or 1848. Examples are: Nature, The American Scholar, Literary Ethics. Most have notations as to where and to whom the essay was delivered. For example: The Young American. A lecture read before The Mercantile Library Association, in Boston, on February 7, 1844.

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THE FROG BOOK: NORTH AMERICAN TOADS AND FROGS WITH A STUDY OF THE HABITS AND LIFE HISTORIES OF THOSE OF THE NORTHEASTERN STATES -

This book by Mary C. Dickerson is part of at least a twelve title series called THE NATURE LIBRARY (sometimes called the New Nature Library) published in several editions and added to over time by Doubleday. Series and volume numbers seem to change with each year of publication. Prominent horticulturalists, arborists, ornithologists, ichthyologists, mycologists, biologists, and lepidopterists contributed to the THE NATURE LIBRARY. The extensive title of THE FROG book is self-descriptive. The author gathered material with the cooperation of the American Museum of Natural History. Interestingly, colour plates, depicted as "unusually true to life," were made from life studies and hand-coloure

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THOMAS CARLYLE/ HISTORY/ OF/ FRIEDRICH II OF PRUSSIA/ CALLED/ FREDERICK THE GREAT/ IN EIGHT VOLUMES/ VOLUME IV (Vol. 15 of 31) -

Vol. 15 of 31 Volumes. Extensive biography of Frederick the Great covering 1740 to 1744. 4 maps 4 plates: Frederick II.Roi de Prusse; Charles VII of Austria; Maurice de Saxe; Louis XV

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THE BUTTERFLY BOOK A POPULAR GUIDE TO A KNOWLEDGE OF THE BUTTERFLIES OF NORTH AMERICA -

This book by W.J. Holland is part of at least a 12 title series called THE NATURE LIBRARY (sometimes called the New Nature Library) published in several editions and added to over time by Doubleday. Series and volume numbers seem to change with each year of publication. Prominent horticulturalists, arborists, ornithologists, ichthyologists, mycologists, and lepidopterists contributed to the THE NATURE LIBRARY. THE BUTTERFLY BOOK is more modest in its title than most in the series. Although written by a prominent academic and butterfly authority, the book is very readable. It covers methods to attain, identify, and preserve butterflies, and is illustrated with the most beautiful coloured pl

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GAME BIRDS: BIRDS THAT HUNT AND ARE HUNTED, LIFE HISTORIES OF ONE HUNDRED and SEVENTY BIRDS OF PREY, GAME BIRDS and WATERFOWLS -

This book's extensive title is self-descriptive. The author, Neltje Blanchan (1865-1918), was a noted garden writer, a well-known gardener in Connecticut, and an accomplished amateur ornithologist. She is credited with being one of the founders of the Audubon Society. As her interest in birds of all sorts grew, she acquired the knowledge of a professional and was considered by many in the field to be a proper scientist. This book is part of at least a 12 title series called THE NATURE LIBRARY (sometimes called the New Nature Library) published in several editions and added to over time by Doubleday. Series and volume numbers seem to change with each year of publication. Prominent horti

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THE MOTH BOOK: A POPUULAR GUIDE TO A KNOWLEDGE OF THE MOTHS OF NORTH AMERICA -

This book by W.J. Holland is part of at least a 12 title series called THE NATURE LIBRARY (sometimes called the New Nature Library Series) published in several editions and added to over time by Doubleday. Series and volume numbers seem to change with each year of publication. Prominent horticulturalists, arborists, ornithologists, ichthyologists, mycologists, and lepidopterists contributed to the THE NATURE LIBRARY. THE MOTH BOOK is written by a globally esteemed entomologist, W. J. Holland, and dedicated to his "honored friend" Andrew Carnegie. Mr. Holland also wrote THE BUTTERFLY BOOK in this series. This volume covers moths' life histories, species capture and preservation, scienti

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THE MOTH BOOK:A POPULAR GUIDE TO A KNOWLEDGE OF THE MOTHS OF NORTH AMERICA -

This book appears to be identical to Obj. # 1976.1.1592.7.1, THE MOTH BOOK except for the binding material and endpapers. The years of publication for both are identical. The copyright date is 1903. THE MOTH BOOK is written by a globally esteemed entomologist, W. J. Holland, and dedicated to his "honored friend" Andrew Carnegie. Mr. Holland also wrote THE BUTTERFLY BOOK in this series. This volume covers moths' life histories, species capture and preservation, scientific classification, and lists books published about North American moths. There is great emphasis on the science of moths. Occasionally, the author digresses to quote vignettes on moths from historians, poets, writers, and com

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THE MUSHROOM BOOK. A POPULAR GUIDE TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND STUDY OF OUR COMMONER FUNGI, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE EDIBLE VARIETIES -

This book by Nina L. Marshall is part of at least a 12 title series called THE NATURE LIBRARY (sometimes called the New Nature Library) published in several editions and added to over time by Doubleday. Series and volume numbers seem to change with each year of publication. Prominent horticulturalists, arborists, ornithologists, ichthyologists, mycologists, and lepidopterists contributed to the THE NATURE LIBRARY. The book's title is self-descriptive and its contents are exhaustive. Topics addressed include the lifecycles of fungi, fungi culture and growing conditions, and preparing fungi for the table.

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NATURE'S GARDEN, AN AID TO KNOWLEDGE OF OUR WILD FLOWERS AND THEIR INSECT VISITORS -

This book by Neltje Blanchan is part of at least a 12 title series called THE NATURE LIBRARY (sometimes called the New Nature Library Series) published in several editions and added to over time by Doubleday. Series and volume numbers seem to change with each year of publication. Prominent horticulturalists, arborists, ornithologists, ichthyologists, mycologists, and lepidopterists contributed to the THE NATURE LIBRARY. This book's author, Neltje Blanchan, was both an accomplished amateur gardener and garden club lecturer as well as a well-known self-trained ornithologist. She contributed at least three titles to this series. The title of the book is self-descriptive. To its author, wil

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GILBERT WHITE'S SELBORNE: THE LETTERS TO PENNANT AND A GARDEN KALENDAR, a/k/a THE NATURAL HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF SELBORNE & A GARDEN KALENDAR -

One of a two volume limited edition set written by and about the life and work of the noted English naturalist, The Reverend Gilbert White, M. A. (1720-1793) In addition to this series (which includes extensive reference notes to many primary sources), there is information about White's property and gardens in SELBORNE, Hampshire, near the border with Sussex. Both the village and the property carry the name SELBORNE. This book is number 201 of 208 copies printed "for America." Here White's extensive epistolary writings are edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe. LL.D. Sharpe, who, although noted as "editor" is actually one of White's biographers. These two volumes are substantial in both content an

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THOMAS CARLYLE/ SARTOR RESARTUS/ THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF/ HERR TEUFELSDROCKH/ IN THREE BOOKS (Vol. 1 of 31) -

Vol. 1 of 31 vol. set Satirical novel published in 1836. Title translates to 'The Tailor Retailored'. First published as a serial in Fraser's Magazine. Teufelsdroch is an imaginary writer of "Clothes: Their Origin and Influence", but Carlyle uses this literary device to discuss German Idealism. 2 plates both of Carlyle Tucked inside is a letter to Mr. Hickson, dated 1836, signed by T. Carlyle Appendix: Testimonies of authors Extensive introduction by H.D. Traill Index begins on page 247

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GILBERT WHITE'S SELBORNE: THE LETTERS TO BARRINGTON AND THE ANTIQUITIES, a/k/a THE NATURAL HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF SELBORNE & A GARDEN KALENDAR -

Second of a two volume limited edition set written by and about the life and work of the noted English naturalist, The Reverend Gilbert White, M. A. (1720-1793) In addition to this series (which includes extensive reference notes to many primary sources), there is information about White's property and gardens in SELBORNE, Hampshire, near the border with Sussex. Both the village and the property carry the name SELBORNE. This book is number 201 of 208 copies printed "for America." Here White's extensive epistolary writings are edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe. LL.D. Sharpe, who, although noted as "editor" is actually one of White's biographers. These two volumes are substantial in both content