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“Katharine.  Taming of the Shrew, Act 2, Sc. 1.  Designed by F. P. Stephanoff. Engraved by C. Cook” from  The Stratford Gallery; or the Shakespeare Sisterhood: Comprising Forty-Five Ideal Portraits, Described by Henrietta Lee Palmer.  Illustrated with Fine Engravings on Steel, from Designs by Eminent Hands.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859.

The Dark Star. Robert W. Chambers. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1917. First edition. Original dust jacket; art by W. D. Stevens.

World War One themed novel of intrigue and espionage. “Thrilling story of adventure based upon the work of the German and Turkish secret service and their attempts to recover the lost plans of the fortifications of Gallipoli.”

The Green Mouse. Robert W Chambers. New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1910. Illustrations by Edmund Frederick as well as numerous black-and-white vignettes in the text. First edition. Original dust jacket.

“Light society romance about a down-on-his-luck electrical engineer who happens on an invention that ‘broadcasts’ the erotic essence of an individual, thus attracting its ideal complementary opposite." 

“Cassandra.  Troilus and Cressida, Act 2, Sc. 2.  Designed by K. Meadows. Engraved by W. H. Mote” from  The Stratford Gallery; or the Shakespeare Sisterhood: Comprising Forty-Five Ideal Portraits, Described by Henrietta Lee Palmer.  Illustrated with Fine Engravings on Steel, from Designs by Eminent Hands.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859.

‘Salammbo’, by Sinibaldi.

The Art of the World: Illustrated in the paintings, statuary, and architecture of the World’s Columbian Exposition

Ripley Hitchcock, ed.
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1893.

The Seven Seas. Rudyard Kipling. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. Cover design by Evangeline Mary Daniell. First American edition.

“We have fed our sea for a thousand years
And she calls us, still unfed. 
Though there ’s never a wave of all her waves
But marks our English dead :  
We have strawed our best to the weed’s unrest
To the shark and the sheering gull. 
If blood be the price of admiralty.
Lord God, we ha’ paid in full !”

“Miranda.  The Tempest, Act. 1, Sc. 2.  Designed by K. Meadows  Engraved by W. H. Mote” from  The Stratford Gallery; or the Shakespeare Sisterhood: Comprising Forty-Five Ideal Portraits, Described by Henrietta Lee Palmer.  Illustrated with Fine Engravings on Steel, from Designs by Eminent Hands.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859.

“Joan of Arc.  King Henry VI, Part I, Act 1, Sc. 5.  Designed by E. Corbould. Engraved by G. Inglis” from  The Stratford Gallery; or the Shakespeare Sisterhood: Comprising Forty-Five Ideal Portraits, Described by Henrietta Lee Palmer.  Illustrated with Fine Engravings on Steel, from Designs by Eminent Hands.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859.

‘The Sorrowing Soul Between Doubt and Faith’, by Elihu Vedder.

The Art of the World: Illustrated in the paintings, statuary, and architecture of the World’s Columbian Exposition

Ripley Hitchcock, ed.
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1893.

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From our stacks: “The deer, too, left Her delicate footprint.” Artist: Fenn. Engraver: Filmer. The Story Of The Fountain.  By William Cullen Bryant. Illustrated with Forty-two Engravings on Wood.  D. Appleton & Company, New York, 1871.

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Settling With the Cabby, about 1895 by Jim Griffin

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Entrance to the 34th Street Long Island Ferry

The New Metropolis, Edited by E. Idell Zeisloft,
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1899.

“The witch made herself very small and went behind the foot of a big crane.”

Pueblo Indian Folk Stories

Charles Lummis
New York: D. Appleton - Century Co., 1936.