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141 Lytton, Robert Lord (Owen Meredith) >> Poetical Works of Owen Meredith, the : Lucile ; the Apple of Life ; the Wanderer ; Clytemnestra ; Tannhauser ; Minor Poems
N. Y. : R. Worthington; 1889 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
408 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, decorative olive green cloth, gilt lettering and ornate designs in black and red on front and spine, all edges gilt, tan floral endpapers, 6 b/w illustrated plates including b/w portrait frontispiece of Meredith, index, text in 2 columns in fairly small type. Title on front and spine is simply Meredith. ; Copyright 1889. This is a lovely early reprint, about 1895. ; Yes, this volume includes the famously dreadful novel Lucile, written entirely in rhyming anapestic tetrameter (example: In the silence that followed the last word she said, / In the heave of his chest and the droop of his head, / Poor Lucile marked her words had sufficed to impart / A new germ of motion and life to his heart . . . ) ; Spine is a bit dull but quite readable. Cloth worn at heel and crown. Pages are just a bit yellow from age, but not brittle. A few minor pencil marks here and there. Binding tight. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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142 Lyun-Joon Kim >> Collected Art Songs of Lyun-Joon Kim, Volumes 1 and 2
Seoul, South Korea: National Music Research Society; 1974 Softcover Near Fine 
574 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Two softcover volumes, with clear acetate jackets, in slipcase, as issued. 200 lovely original art songs with lyrics in Korean and singable English, and full piano accompaniment in standard notation. Each vol has preface in Korean and English, 11 b/w photos on glossy pages. ; Vol-1, 288 pages. Vol-2, 286 pages. ; Books show no visible wear. Slipcase shows only minor wear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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143 Mackey, Albert G, with William J. Hughan and Edward L. Hawkins >> Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and its Kindred Sciences, Complete in 2 Volumes : (Encyclopedia) New and Revised Edition, 1912, Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literatures As Connected with the Institution, Profusely Illustrated
N. Y. : Masonic History Company; 1912 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
913 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Two large volumes, black buckram cloth, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, green and metallic gold marbled endpapers, 913 pages, scores of b/w figures and diagrams in text, several full-page plates per vol, some in full color. Main text in 2 columns. ; Copyright 1873. This is new and revised edition, 1912. Originally written by Albert G. Mackey, this edition revised and updated by William J. Hughan and Edward L. Hawkins. Vol-1, A-L, frontispiece steel engraving portrait of Albert Mackey. Vol-2, M-Z, frontispiece steel engraving portrait of Charles T. McClenahan. (Complete subtitle: 'New and Revised Edition, 1912, Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literatures As Connected with the Institution, Profusely Illustrated') ; Very minor shelfwear, mainly to crowns. Slight wrinkle to spine of vol-1, not affecting lettering. No marks. Interior is clean, gilt edges crisp, binding tight. A beautiful set. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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144 Macoy, Robert >> Adoptive Rite Ritual : A Book of Instructions in the Organization, Government and Ceremonies of Chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star, Together with the Queen of the South
N. Y. : Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Company; 1952 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
304 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue cloth, gold decor on front, 304 pages, several hymns with words and music, over 60 b/w illustrations including badges and floorplans. ; Copyright 1897. This is 3rd edition, revised, 1952.; Exterior shows very little wear. Five leaves have light creases. The following are carefully taped to rear endpaper: 1) Dues Book, small tan booklet, 1952. 2) Syllabus, a four-page leaflet on secrets and symbols of Eastern Star and Queen of the South. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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145 Macoy, Robert >> Amaranth, the (Independent) : A Royal and Exalted Degree in the Rite of Adoption with Appropriate Ceremonies, Advanced Progress
N. Y. : Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Company; 1963 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
169 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover, red cloth, gold decor, 169 pages, several hymns with words and music, over 40 b/w illustrations including badges and floorplans. ; Copyright 1895. This is 4th edition, 1963.; Book shows almost no wear. Owner name penned on front endpaper. No other defects. Jacket is of plain paper, minor wear only. Laid in: Amaranth Syllabus, a four-page pink leaflet giving secret ritual of Eastern Star and Queen of the South. ; Independent Series 
Price: 17.00 USD
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146 Malkov, Anna Maria >> Old Favorites for all Ages : Songs for Learners of American English
Washington, D. C. : English Language Programs Division United States Information Agency; 1993 Second Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
131 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Yellow softcover, 131 pages, index, bibliography, 68 traditional non-copyrighted songs with tunes, lyrics, and guitar chords, with appendix of tips for using songs to teach English as a second language. Includes children's songs, dance songs, story songs, part songs, more. ; Compiled and edited by Anna Maria Malkoç (Malkov) for teaching English but it's a fine collection of folklore songs and children's songs for any occasion. Published by English Language Programs Division, US Information Agency. Copyright 1991. This is 2nd edition, 1993. Music notation by Lynn Ripka. Illustrations by Dee Seadler, Teresa Wilbik, Susan A. Lara. ; No defects. Appears unused. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image shows red 3rd edition; ours is yellow 2nd edition) 
Price: 19.00 USD
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147 Marsh, James Brainerd Taylor >> Story of the Jubilee Singers, the : With Their Songs
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company; 1882 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
265 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, black lettering and decor, gilt illustration of Jubilee Hall at Fisk University on front, dark brown endpapers, [viii] + 265 pages, 4 b/w illustrations, 128 spiritual songs with lyrics and music, most in 4-part harmony. ; Revised edition, seventy-fifth thousand stated. Frontispiece is an Albertype (glossy b/w photo) group portrait showing the eleven members of the Jubilee Singers at that time. Foreword by Erastus Milo Cravath, president of Fisk University. Foreword to music section by Theodore F. Seward. ; Song section contains a few well known songs but many beautiful songs that are not so well known, such as: Been a-listening. I'm a-rolling. I'll hear the trumpet sound. Gwine to ride up in the chariot. Judgment will find you so. Love-feast in heaven. Run to Jesus. Ten virgins. We'll die in the field. We'll overtake the army. We'll stand the storm. Many more. ; Cloth is worn around edges, small split to cloth near crown. Old piece of tape on front endpaper. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. No marks. Binding tight. Quite scarce and one of the best early books with authentic African American spirituals. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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148 Marylski, Eustachy >> Pomniki i Mogily Polakow na Cmentarzach Zagranicznych : Polish Monuments and Tombs in Cemeteries of Foreign Lands
Warsaw, Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe; 1980 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
56 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; POLISH TEXT throughout. Hardcover, black spine, faux marbled boards and endpapers, 56 pages, footnotes, a few tables, 7 full-page color plates. ; Facsimile reprint of 'Polish Monuments and Tombs in Cemeteries of Foreign Lands', originally published 1860. This edition 1980. Number 220 of 500. ; Book shows only minor edgewear. Plain white unlettered jacket, rubbed, edges wrinkled, original price penciled on rear. Quite scarce. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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149 McGuffey, William H. >> McGuffey's New Fifth Eclectic Reader : (Book 5, 5th) Selected and Original Exercises for Schools, 1866
Cincinnati, Ohio: Wilson, Hinkle & Company; 1866 Hardcover Good+ 
338 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; This is an actual book from 1866, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. ; Hardcover, dark brown leather over spine, brown pebbled cloth boards blindstamped with title and decor, marbled edges, 338 pages, 101 lessons. ; Early reprint of 1857 revised edition. This edition 1866. Copyright holder Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle, Cincinnati, Ohio. ; Classic 19th century American schoolbook with lessons in reading, grammar, articulation, as well as history, philosophy, great literature, etc. ; Spine has small chips at each end. Gilt dull but readable. Owner name (Miss Ida B. Nyes, Memphis, Mich) and Aug 29th, 1872 penned on front endpaper in purple ink. Light foxing to endpapers otherwise interior clean. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. ; McGuffey's Readers, Eclectic Educational Series; Vol. 5 
Price: 25.00 USD
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150 McKean, May Field >> Behold He Goeth before You : A Legend of the Risen Lord
Boston: James H. Earle, Publisher; 1895 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
155 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small hardcover (5.25 x 7 inches) 132 x 177 mm, turquoise cloth, silver lettering and decor, white glossy moire-pattern endpapers, 155 pages, scripture references in footnotes throughout. ; Loosely based on legend collected from oral tradition in Jerusalem by Rev. Russell H. Conwell in 1868, and related by him to author, who put in into sparkling verse. ; This is an actual book from 1895, not an overpriced softcover reprint. Beware of books described with the word 'may' as in 'may contain highlighting/underlining'. ; Gift note on title page in pen and ink dated 1901. Front cover shows a few very small spots. Otherwise only light shelfwear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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151 Meredith, Owen (Robert, Lord Lytton) >> Lucile : (Limp Leather Binding)
N. Y. : Hurst & Company; 1895 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
334 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover with limp leather binding, yapp edges, floral decorations on front, top edge gilt, green patterned endpapers, b/w frontispiece of author, preface. ; Published by Hurst & Co. No date but about 1895. ; Your chance to own a copy of the worst novel ever written! Entirely in anapestic rhyming meter. Loosely based on previous novel by George Sand. ; Covers worn and lightly spotted. Both endpapers chipped, as normal for this type of binding. No marks or foxing. Binding intact. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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152 Merrick, J., and Stephen M. Garrett Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy
Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan Publishing House; 2013 0310331366 / 9780310331360 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
328 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Green and tan softcover, 328 pages, footnotes. ; Looks at questions surrounding the truth, authority, and evidence to support or deny that what the Bible says is true. ; Text by R. Albert Mohler Jr, Peter Enns, Michael F. Bird, Kevin J. Vanhoozer, John R. Franke. Edited by J. Merrick, Stephen M. Garrett, Stanley N. Gundry. ; Counterpoints: Bible and Theology Series 
Price: 10.00 USD
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153 Meyer, Franz Sales, with Tony Birks >> Handbook of Ornament, a : A Grammar of Art, Industrial and Architectural Designing, in all its Branches, for Practical as Well as Theoretical Use
London: Gerald Duckworth & Company; 1974 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
272 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, text and plates in two columns. Black cloth, gold spine title. Index, 300 plates depicting about 3200 b/w line illustrations, with captions. Text entirely in English. ; Isbn 0715607138. Revised reprint of 1894 English edition, based on 1888 German original, translated by Hugh Stannus. This edition 1974. Edited and with new introduction by Tony Birks. Includes every illustration of the original, with 'inconsistencies and circumlocutions of a rather clumsy translation' eliminated from the text. ; Topics include: Geometrical forms. Natural forms. Heraldry. Furniture. Jewelry. Decorated objects. More. ; We have graded this item Fair. Boards, edges and endpapers lightly spotted. Small chip to front board at upper joint. One page has a small pain stain affecting lower margin and part of one caption, everything readable. Both hinges tight. Textblock intact. Scarce. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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154 Mills, J. S. (Rev) >> Africa: And, Mission Work in Sierra Leone, West Africa
Dayton, Ohio: United Brethren Publishing House; 1898 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
253 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, pale blue cloth, index, 2 appendixes, 254 pages + 21 b/w photos, illustrations and maps on unnumbered plates, including frontispiece fold-out map of Africa as colonized by Europe in 1898. Glossy throughout. ; Written by Job Smith Mills, DD, Bishop of United Brethren in Christ. Memorial Edition stated: book contains numerous brief biographies of missionaries and church workers who have passed on. ; Cloth worn, spine spotted but readable. Small antique b/w booklabel affixed to front endpaper numbered in fountain pen. Fold-out map lightly creased but intact. Hinges have play but boards are attached. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 46.00 USD
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155 Mills, T. E. Jr. >> Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road Company : 3 Blueprints of Locomotives and One of Tender, 1946
Baltimore, Md: Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road Company; 1946 Non-Book Very Good+ 
4 pages; ; 3 architectural-style blueprints of B & O locomotives plus one blueprint of a tender, numbered on reverse, as described. ; #3) Locomotive class Q-4, 2-8-2, with table of specs, drawn by G.F.N., 24 x 16 inches. #5) Locomotive 2-10-2 Class S-1 and S-1A, with table of specs, drawn by G.F.N., 27 x 18 inches. #16) Locomotive, class EM-1 7600, drawn by T. E. Mills Jr., 13 February 1946, 32 x 15 inches. #17) Tender, class EM-1 7600, drawn by T. E. Mills Jr., 15 February 1946, 22 x 13 inches. This lot also includes 8-pg article on diesel locomotives, possibly from Time magazine, date unknown, with numerous b/w and color photos. ; No wear apart from fact that each blueprint is creased 3x, as issued. Also included: original 9 x 12 envelope, postally used, imprinted with railroad name, and with address label from public relations dept of same. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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156 Milner, Frank >> Frida Kahlo
London: PRC Publishing; 2003 1856486761 / 9781856486767 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Frida Kahlo 
112 pages; Folio (14.5") 37 cm; Very tall hardcover (14.5 inches tall) 37 cm tall, gray-blue pictorial boards, 21 b/w and color historical photos, over 80 large-size, full-color reproductions of paintings, with captions and commentary. ; A touch of shelfwear only. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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157 Misek Mathild Paula >> Amerikai Magyar Asszonyok Szakacskonyve : American Hungarian Women's Cookery (Signed)
Cleveland, Oh: Jo Pasztor Publishing Company; 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
382 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; HUNGARIAN text throughout. Hardcover, pale yellow buckram cloth, appendix of tips and secrets, a few b/w line illustrations, over 700 recipes. Author's portrait photo on glossy frontispiece is inscribed (in Hungarian) and SIGNED by author Misek Mathild Paula. ; Elso Kiadas (1st Edition) stated. Recipes adapted by Olexo W. Elemer. Title on front: Paula Neni Konyve (Aunt Paula's Cooking). Title on title page: Amerikai Magyar Asszonyok Szakacskonyve, Amerikai Mertekegysegekkel, a Legujabb Lelekelemzo Alommagyarazo (American Hungarian Women's Cookery, with American Measurements, the Latest in Scrumptious Hungarian Cooking) ; This book has been in a kitchen. A few small spots to cloth. Two consecutive leaves have several spots but everything is readable. Light edgewear. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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158 Modern Woodmen of America >> Ritual for Women's Camps, Modern Woodmen of America : Opening and Closing Ceremony, Order of Business, Ceremony of Adoption, Explanatory and General Instructions
Rock Island, Ill: Executive Council, Modern Woodmen of America; 1929 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
66 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, green cloth, no exterior lettering, 66 pages, 7 songs and hymns with lyrics and full music in 4-part harmony, 14 b/w diagrams showing correct setup of the hall, patterns of ceremonies, etc. Text is in plain English. ; Complete subtitle: 'Opening and Closing Ceremony, Order of Business, Ceremony of Adoption, Explanatory and General Instructions.' Modern Woodmen of America was a secret society founded in 1883, somewhat similar to the masons with their secret rituals and lofty titles, but with the added element of having life insurance and banking benefits. This book was published in 1929 for members of women's camps (lodges) 'where no men are present.' ; Light edgewear. Cloth is lightly foxed. The word 'chaplain' is penciled on front endpaper in an old hand and we have left that as we found it. No other marks. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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159 Monks of Solesmes, translations by Charles E. Spence >> Chants of the Church : Selected Gregorian Chants with Interlinear Translations
Toledo, Ohio: Gregorian Institute of America; 1953 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
163 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Dark red cloth, silver lettering, notes on reading and singing chant, 60 chants plus chants for specific occasions, all in chant notation with Latin lyrics plus English literal translation in red below each line. ; Imprimatur. Same date. Translations by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Charles E. Spence. ; Light wear and soiling to boards. Owner name and address penned on front endpaper. Title neatly inked on spine. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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160 Mother Goose >> Mother Goose : Seventy-Seven Verses with Pictures by Tasha Tudor
N. Y. : Henry Z. Walck; 1944 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor 
87 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, pale green cloth, gilt decor, 87 pages, 77 popular nursery rhymes illustrated in b/w and full-color by Tasha Tudor. ; Copyright 1938. This is 4th printing, 1944. ; Cloth has several pale spots, spine sunned but readable. No interior marks. Hinges have slight play. Lacks jacket. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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