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Books1666 of 1760DISEASES OF THE NOSE AND THROAT 1900 SHURLY.  The Cat In The Hat Book Dr. Seuss 1st Edition 1st printing
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Posted 4 years ago

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Heavenly
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Bought this book at a thrift shop for one dollar. A Song of a Single Note, a very unique book but I can't find any information about this particular book. I have only found reprints.

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  1. benjclark benjclark, 4 years ago
    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr, and English lady born in 1831, wrote quite a number of books. She even has a wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Edith_Huddleston_Barr.

    Full scan of Song of a Single Note here: http://www.archive.org/details/asongasinglenot00barrgoog. The book had at least 8 editions, so it was pretty popular at some time. Book available in the 1902 edition from multiple sources online under $10. Looks like yours is in great shape! Now, the real question... is the book any good?
  2. Annie J Green, 3 years ago
    I have a Amelia E. Barr book it has a copyright of 1889 by dodd,mead and company titled Feet of Clay is this book a collectable
  3. Annie Green, 3 years ago
    I have abook by Bernard Shaw titled Playes Pleasant and Un Pleasant The first Volume is this a collectable ,copyright 1898 by Herbert s. Stone & co
  4. Annie Green, 3 years ago
    I have a book titled Men Of Mark in Virginia by Lyon G Tyler LL.D
    President of William and Mary College,Editor in chief
    full page photo steel engravings
    by Men of Mark Publishing company ,Washington,D.C. 1907 is this a collectable
  5. k1946, 2 years ago
    You must read the life story about Amelia Barr....absolutely amazing woman. She lived locally in Cornwall, New York. Her books are special as a local author to our small town. You have a wonderul find there and especially from the thrift store. A good place to haunt for old books. Have you thought of collecting old books written by women of the 1800's? Their worries are the same as women of today.
  6. k1946, 2 years ago
    A first edition! Fantastic.
  7. Heavenly, 9 months ago
    Thank You for your wonderful comments. It is a wonderful book.

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