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Image for Good Advice to Apprentices; or, The Covenants of the City Indenture Familiarly Explained and Enforced by Scripture.

Good Advice to Apprentices; or, The Covenants of the City Indenture Familiarly Explained and Enforced by Scripture.

By: N/A

Price: $406.25

Publisher: London, 1863

Seller ID: Books011920

Condition: Very Good


[31] pages. Covers stamped in blind, with gilt titles to front. Cloth stained and faded. Original yellow endpapers; text printed in red and black. No indication of printer or place (London presumed). No indication of date except for the Samuel Wilson's Loan page with date of 8 December 1863 at foot. Binding sound and contents clean. View more info

Image for Uniform Regulations for Chief Petty Officers, Petty Officers, Men, and Boys of the Fleet, and for Boys in the Training Establishments

Uniform Regulations for Chief Petty Officers, Petty Officers, Men, and Boys of the Fleet, and for Boys in the Training Establishments

By: N/A

Price: $937.50

Publisher: London, For H.M.S.O by Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1907

Seller ID: Books012089

Condition: Very Good


83 pages, and 14 folding Sketches at rear - complete as called for [the 14th scetch, a continuation of the 13th, is not specified on the List]. First few and final few leaves toned; binding is sound. View more info

Image for The Physiology of Marriage. Containing a Vast Amount of Valuable and Important Information to the Married, and those about to be Married. [with] Courtship and Marriage

The Physiology of Marriage. Containing a Vast Amount of Valuable and Important Information to the Married, and those about to be Married. [with] Courtship and Marriage

By: A Physician of Many Years' Experience [William A. Alcott]

Price: $431.25

Publisher: Boston / New York, W. H. Piper & Co. / O. S. Felt: 1868

Seller ID: Books011910

Condition: Very Good


vi, [7]-[260]; iv, [1]-308 pages. Spine title: Physiology Courtship and Marriage. Title page date 1868, entered according to act [by Piper] date also 1868. Front title: Courtship and Marriage. This edition appears not to have been issued with frontispiece. Foxing to textblock edges; first few and final few leaves and lightly throughout. Binding is sound, with light soil to cloth. Charming inscription to front free slate endpaper: N.H.[?] Paker, Won at the Shubenacadie Rifle Competition of 1871. View more info

Image for How To Be Beautiful : Nature Unmasked : A Book For Every Woman

How To Be Beautiful : Nature Unmasked : A Book For Every Woman

By: Dean, Teresa H.

Price: $343.75

Publisher: Chicago, T. Howard: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011504

Condition: Very Good


103 pages. Publisher's red cloth, with cup rings, rubbing, sunned spine. Frontispiece with tissue guard; old and recent inscription to recto of frontis. Binding sound. Pictorial ads front and rear, including pastedowns. View more info

Image for The Practical Treatment of Stammering and Stuttering. With Suggestions for Practice and Helpful Exercises. And A Treatise on the Cultivation of the Voice.

The Practical Treatment of Stammering and Stuttering. With Suggestions for Practice and Helpful Exercises. And A Treatise on the Cultivation of the Voice.

By: Lewis, George Andrew and George B. Hynson

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Detroit, George Andrew Lewis: 1910

Seller ID: Books011907

Condition: Very Good


415 pages. Light wear to boards; no inscriptions; binding sound. View more info

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The Virginia Housewife: or, Methodical Cook

By: Randolph, Mary

Price: $368.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, E.H. Butler & Co.: 1856

Seller ID: Books011970

Condition: Very Good


180 pages and 12 pages of ads at rear. Rebound to style with speckled calf spine, combed marbled boards, rolled headbands; titled directly on spine; blind lines on spine and boards. New endpapers front and rear, retaining original front endpaper (mended). Binding sound, with occasional soil throughout. View more info

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Self-Help: With Illustrations of Character and Conduct

By: Smiles, Samuel

Price: $1,562.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1860

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: Books011904

Condition: Good


xii, [13]-363 pages. First US edition (unauthorised) - Ticknor & Fields would soon issue the first authorised American edition. Cloth and titles faded, rubbed at head and foot of spine. Binding sound and contents complete. Foxing to first few and final few leaves fairly heavy, and light foxing throughout. Ownership signature to title page; pencil ticks to margins. Tideline to upper margin out from gutter from page 290. Pencil notes to lower margin of a few pages and to rear endpapers. View more info

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Simple Directions for the Chambermaid

By: Wadhams, Caroline Reed

Price: $218.75

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1917

Seller ID: Books012107

Condition: Very Good


xi, 82 pages. Frontispiece in colour. Slight bowing to front board. No inscriptions; binding sound. View more info

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Toasts

By: Waters, Margaret (compiled by)

Price: $243.75

Publisher: Chicago, Brewer, Barse & Company: 1909

Seller ID: Books012129

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (90 pages), copyright page states 1909. Dust jacket chipped and worn, lacking top 3" portion of spine, and with a 3 1/2" closed tear to front panel, and split along upper joint: now in a removable archival sleeve. Previous owner's signature to front pastedown; offsetting to free endpapers. Front cover features an illustration (Williamson - 08) of a woman in a long gown holding up a drink. View more info