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Series 181 - Valenciennes Series (earlier numbering)

Series Name:
Publish Dates:
Valenciennes Series (earlier numbering)
1897 - 1897
Varied reprint editions
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Title: Author: Year: Illustrator:
1 Cranford Gaskell, Mrs. E.C.    
2 Window in Thrums Barrie, J.M.    
3 Rab and His Friends Brown, John    
4 Vicar of Wakefield Goldsmith, Oliver    
5 Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow Jerome, Jerome K.    
6 Tales from Shakespeare Lamb, Charles and Mary    
7 Sesame and Lilies Ruskin, John    
8 Ethics of the Dust Ruskin, John    
9 Pleasures of Life Lubbock, John    
10 Scarlet Letter (For more information click here) Hawthorne, Nathaniel    
11 House of the Seven Gables Hawthorne, Nathaniel    
12 Mosses from an Old Manse Hawthorne, Nathaniel    
13 Twice Told Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel    
14 Bacon's Essays Bacon, Francis    
15 Emerson's Essays, First Series Emerson, Ralph Waldo    
16 Emerson's Essays, Second Series Emerson, Ralph Waldo    
17 Representative Men Emerson, Ralph Waldo    
18 Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Aurelius, Marcus    
19 Discourses, Epictetus Long, George    
20 Of the Imitation of Christ Kempis, Thomas A.    
21 Addresses (Drummond) Drummond, Henry    
22 Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences and Maxims Chesterfield, Lord    
23 Reveries of a Bachelor (For more information click here) Marvel, Ik    
24 Dream Life Marvel, Ik    
25 Sartor Resartus Carlyle, Thomas    
26 Heroes and Hero Worship Carlyle, Thomas    
27 Uncle Tom's Cabin Stowe, Harriet Beecher    
28 Essays of Elia Lamb, Charles    
29 My Point of View Drummond, Henry    
30 Sketch Book Irving, Washington    
31 Kept for the Master's Use Havergal, Frances Ridley    
32 Lucile Meredith, Owen    
33 Lalla Rookh Moore, Thomas    
34 Lady of the Lake Scott, Sir Walter    
35 Marmion Scott, Sir Walter    
36 Princess and Maud Tennyson, Alfred Lord    
37 Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Byron, Lord    
38 Idylls of the King Tennyson, Alfred Lord    
39 Evangeline Longfellow, Henry    
40 Longfellow's Poems, Volume I Longfellow, Henry    
41 Queen of the Air Ruskin, John    
42 Longfellow's Poems, Volume II Longfellow, Henry    
43 Whittier's Poems, Volume I Whittier, John Greenleaf    
44 Whittier's Poems, Volume II Whittier, John Greenleaf    
45 Poems (Poe) Poe, Edgar Allan    
46 Poems (Bryant) Bryant, William Cullen    
47 Poems (Holmes) Holmes, Oliver Wendell    
48 Greek Heroes Kingsley, Charles    
49 Wonder Book Hawthorne, Nathaniel    
50 Undine Fouque, De La Motte    
51 Addresses (Brooks) Brooks, Phillips    
52 Balzac's Shorter Stories Balzac, Honore de    
53 Two Years Before the Mast Dana Jr., Richard    
54 Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Franklin, Benjamin    
55 Last Essays of Elia Lamb, Charles    
56 Tom Brown's School Days Hughes, Thomas    
57 Weird Tales Poe, Edgar Allan    
58 Crown of Wild Olive Ruskin, John    
59 Natural Law in the Spiritual World Drummond, Henry    
60 Abbe Constantin Halevy, Ludovic    
61 Manon Lescaut Prevost, Abbe    
62 Romance of a Poor Young Man Feuillet, Octave    
63 Black Beauty Sewell, Anna    
64 Camille Dumas, Alexandre    
65 Light of Asia Arnold, Edwin    
66 Lays of Ancient Rome Macaulay, Thomas B.    
67 Confessions of an Opium eater De Quincey, Thomas    
68 Treasure Island Stevenson, Robert Louis    
69 Carmen Merimee, Prosper    
70 Sentimental Journey Sterne, Laurence    
71 Blithedale Romance Hawthorne, Nathaniel    
72 Bab Ballads and Savoy Songs Gilbert, W.S.    
73 Fanchon Sand, George    
74 Poems (Lowell) Lowell, James Russell    
75 John Ploughman's Talk Spurgeon, Rev. Charles    
76 John Ploughman's Pictures Spurgeon, Rev. Charles    
77 Manliness of Christ Hughes, Thomas    
78 Addresses to Young Men Beecher, Rev. Henry Ward    
79 Autocrat of the Breakfast Table Holmes, Oliver Wendell    
80 Mulvaney Stories Kipling, Rudyard    
81 Ballads Kipling, Rudyard    
82 Morning Thoughts Havergal, Frances Ridley    
83 Ten Nights in a Bar-Room Arthur, Timothy Shay    
84 Evening Thoughts Havergal, Frances Ridley    
85 In Memoriam Tennyson, Alfred Lord    
86 Coming to Christ Havergal, Frances Ridley    
87 House of the Wolf Weyman, Stanley    


Henry Altemus
Full white vellum. Ornamental floral design in full silver and various tinted inks. These books were originally sold in a labeled box. 6.25 x 4.5.

Series Notes:
1. This numbering was only seen in this series.
2. Within the boxes the books had a glassine dust cover. Without the box because of its fragile nature this is rarely seen.







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