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1 Anonymous. "ALL GAUL IS DIVIDED . . ." Letters from Occupied France
New York: The Greystone Press, 1941. Second printing 
Sm 8vo. 94 pages. Foreword by Elizabeth Morrow. Very good in very good dustjacket. Red boards with blue titling. Spine edges rubbed but not frayed. Price intact ($1.00) on dustjacket. 1/4" chip at top of dustjacket (spine section). Four small (1/4" or less) tears on top and bottom of dustjacket. Bookplate of Richard Montgomery Tobin, Minister to the Netherlands (1923-29) and a leading citizen in San Francisco, who was instrumental in the building of the famous War Memorial Opera House. Booksellers ticket pasted inside rear board in bottom corner from Paul Elder & Co., San Francisco.

 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Jenkins, John S. HEROINES OF HISTORY.
Chicago: L.P. Miller and Co., 1888. Very Good 
[i-v] vi, 520 pages. Elaborately blind-stamped red leather embossed with gilt titles. Gilt lettering on spine. All edges gilt. Ten tissue-guarded plates, including frontis piece. Floral endpapers, with a Gothic style letter "P" stamped twice on the front endpaper. A prior owner name and date is written on a blank leaf. A previous owner attempted unsuccessfully to erase it. Features biographies of famous women: Cleopatra, Queen Isabella, Joan of Arc, Queen Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots, and more.

 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 White, Henry . THE MASSACRE OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW, PRECEDED BY A HISTORY OF THE RELIGIOUS WARS IN THE REIGN OF CHARLES IX.
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1868. 1/2 leather Poor 
8vo. 505 pages. 1/2 leather with marbled boards with leather spine. Top edge gilt. Five raised bands on spine with elegant, highly detailed tooled gilt cartouches. Rear board completely and cleanly detached but present. Front board very loose but still attached. Rubbing to edges of boards. Marbled enpapers. Three full-page black and white illustrations. Foxing to free enpages and light foxing to edges of some pages in the book. No bookplates, markings in book. Text block tight. A good candidate for repair.

 
Price: 25.00 USD
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