First Editions of American Authors Forming the Library of Frank Maier of New York, Volumi 1-2

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Anderson Auction Company, 1909

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Pagina 23 - BETWEEN the dark and the daylight, When the night is beginning to lower, Comes a pause in the day's occupations, That is known as the Children's Hour. I hear in the chamber above me The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that is opened, And voices soft and sweet. From my study I see in the lamplight, Descending the broad hall stair, Grave Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair. A whisper...
Pagina 2 - The highest bidder to be the buyer. In all cases of disputed bids the lot shall be resold, but the Auctioneer will use his judgment as to the good faith of all claims and his decision shall be final.
Pagina 153 - The shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village passed A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelsior ! His brow was sad ; his eye beneath Flashed like a falchion from its sheath, And like a silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown tongue, Excelsior...
Pagina 77 - Juvenile poems on various subjects. With the Prince of Parthia, a tragedy.
Pagina 52 - Convention, September 17, 1787. Reprinted from the Original Text, with an Historical Introduction and Notes. By Henry B. Dawson.
Pagina 171 - November fifth to eighth, 1886, on the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Harvard College.
Pagina 172 - AREOPAGITICA. A Speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing, to the Parliament of England.
Pagina 2 - All books are sold as catalogued, and are assumed to be in good SECONDHAND condition. If material defects are found, not mentioned in the catalogue, the lot may be returned. Notice of such defects must be given promptly and the goods returned within ten days from the date of the sale. No exceptions will be made to this rule. Magazines and other periodicals, and all miscellaneous books arranged in parcels, are sold as they are, WITHOUT RECOURSE.
Pagina 129 - History of New York, from the beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty.
Pagina 96 - TIME'S PORTRAITURE BEING THE CARRIER'S ADDRESS TO THE PATRONS OF THE SALEM GAZETTE, FOR THE FIRST OF JANUARY, 1838 KIND PATRONS, We newspaper-carriers are Time's errand-boys; and all the year round, the old gentleman sends us from one of your doors to another, to let you know what he is talking about and what he is doing. We are a strange set of urchins; for, punctually...

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