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The Heart of Hyacinth

By: Watanna, Onoto

Price: $12.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1904

Seller ID: 039301

Condition: Very Good

light soiling to page ends; slight edge wear to cloth. beautiful condition; top edge gilt; The Heart of Hyacinth , originally published in 1903, tells the coming-of-age story of Hyacinth Lorrimer, a child of white parents who was raised from infancy in Japan by a Japanese foster mother and assumed to be Eurasian. A crisis occurs when, 18 years after her birth, her American father returns to Japan to reclaim her just as Hyacinth has become engaged to a Japanese aristocrat, and she forcefully asserts her Japanese ties only to find that her prospective father-in-law will not tolerate a white wif... View more info

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Wentworth & Hills Exercise Manuals No. III: Geometry

By: Wentworth, George A.; Hill, George A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn, Heath & Company: 1884

Seller ID: kb006953

Condition: Good

heavy green cloth over boards, gilt lettering on spine, black lettering on cover, rubbing to extremities, some soiling to boards; binding is solid, pages slightly yellowed but clean. From the preface: "... intelligent teachers are demanding a collection of suitable geometrical exercises. The present work has been prepared to meet this demand, with the hope that it will promote a much needed reform. It is the first work in the English language, so far as the authors know, in which the subject of geometrical exercises is systematically treated." View more info

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Lehrbuch der Deutfchen Sprache; A Practical Course in German for High School Academy or College

By: Werner-Spanhoofd, Arnold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, D. C. Heath & Company: 1899

Seller ID: 025161

Condition: Very Good

316 pages; light edge wear to boards, corners bumped, some notes on the rear free endpapers; View more info

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David Harum

By: Westcott, Edward Noyes

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1899

Seller ID: 026043

Condition: Good

392 pages; soiling to yellow cloth boards, edge wear, corners bumped, front hinge loose; Most of the scenes are laid in central New York, where the author, Edward Noyes Westcott, was born, September 24, 1847, and where he died of consumption, March 31, 1898. Nearly all his life was passed in his native city of Syracuse, and although banking and not authorship was the occupation of his active years, yet his sensitive and impressionable temperament had become so saturated with the local atmosphere, and his retentive memory so charged with facts, that when at length he took up the pen he was able... View more info

In a Brazilian Jungle: Being a Story of Adventure, With an Insight into Brazilian Life and Industries

By: Wetmore, Claude H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, W. A. Wilde Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025671

Condition: Good

315 pages; soiling to back board, heavy rubbing to cloth, corners bumped, front board illustration rubbed; binding shaken, pages tanned; scarce. View more info

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The Glimpses of the Moon

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Seller ID: kb016503

Condition: Good

364 pages; edge wear to boards, corners bumped, rear hinge split, endpapers foxed; 'She wondered if, when human souls try to get too near each other, they do not inevitably become mere blurs to each other's vision.' Susy Branch learned early that to thrive without money in a society driven by wealth one must dissemble, flatter and sometimes even drop one's moral guard in order to share a little of one's host's luxury and leisure. Nick Lansing has also learned and wearied of the same lesson. Despite the foolishness of their romance - for each should be seeking a partner of means - they decide t... View more info