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Health Reader, No. 1. With special reference to the effects of alcohol, tobacco, etc. upon the human system.

By: N/A

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Halifax, NS, T. C. Allen & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: Books008955

Condition: Good


114 pages. Progressive School Series. Black cloth stamped in blind on front. Illustrated. Mild wear and soiling to covers. Hinges slack but binding secure. Some soiling within, but generally a good interior with soiling not particularly obtrusive and a some ticks/notation in pencil and a few in red. Former owner's name to title page and at top of first Preface page. J. & A. McMillan of St. John also issued this. Date of 1893 appears as the year it was entered according to Act of Parliament; this publication initiated in the wake of the 30th April 1892 Act to provide for the "more thorough ... View more info

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The Gillette Blade. Volume 1 Number 4 through Volume 2 Number 3: February 1918 through January 1919

By: N/A

Price: $4,485.00

Publisher: Boston, Gillette Safety Razor Company: 1918

Seller ID: Books009455

Condition: Very Good


The Gillette Blade. Published Monthly by, and in the Interests of, the Employees of the Gillette Safety Razor Company. 9 x 6.25 inches. Twelve consecutive issues bound in contemporary violet cloth with gilt title to sunned spine. "#18" is written in pencil above the e of Blade on the front cover of the first issue; else unmarked. Unrestored binding is sound and hinges secure. A remarkable survival of this desireable archive. Each issue retains its original covers. 39 pages each up to September 1918: 43, October: 48, November: 40, December: 48, and finally January 1919 - The company Con... View more info

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The A.A. Service Manual

By: N/A

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, Alcoholics Anonymous World Services: 1975

Seller ID: Books011480

Condition: Good


116 pages. Early issue with no explicit date of publication: Copyright 1969, with title page code 20M-7/75(K) suggesting July 1975. Light soiling to covers, spine sunned, faint small tideline to top of pages up to p. 40 near gutter. Ballpoint underling and a few notes to 17 pages. Binding is sound. View more info

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Morse's Ready Reference Dictionary.

By: N/A

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Brockville, ON, W.H. Comstock Co.: 1902

Seller ID: Books011592

Condition: Good


[32] pages. Dated to 1902 from endorsements for Comstock's Indian Root Pills at foot of each page. Cover title: Morse's Handy Dictionary. Subtitle: "A handy compilation of 10,000 commonly used words of the English language". Ownership inscriptions to front cover (dated May, 1903). Staples rusted but holding; long closed tear to rear cover. View more info

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AA Today: A Special Publication By the AA Grapevine Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Alcoholics Anonymous

By: N/A

Price: $187.50

Publisher: New York, Cornwall Press: 1960

Seller ID: Books012071

Condition: Very Good


111 pages. Second printing. Light wear only. Former owner's initials in red ballpoint top right of front free endpaper dated 1958 [sic); else unmarked. It may be tempting to attribute the initials to Ed A. Webster [E.A.W] as the book came from the same library as an inscribed copy of Our Devilish Alcoholic Personalities. However we have no proof, and the first two initials here are reversed "E.A.W.". Selling as-is with no attribution. View more info

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The Blue Book of Happiness

By: N/A

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Indianapolis, SMT Publishing: 1951

Seller ID: Books012077

Condition: Very Good


53 pages. Spot of thumbing to fore-edge; interior unmarked. View more info

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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

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Young People and A.A.

By: Alcoholics Anonymous

Price: $531.25

Publisher: Grand Central Annex, New York, The Alcoholic Foundation: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012076

Condition: Very Good


23 pages. Covers toned; interior unmarked. View more info

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A . A. [1943 Alcoholic Foundation pamphlet]

By: Alcoholics Anonymous

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Grand Central Annex, New York, The Alcoholic Foundation: 1943

Seller ID: Books012078

Condition: Very Good


29 pages. Front cover toned; interior unmarked. View more info

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Ten Nights in A Bar-Room and What I Saw There

By: Arthur, T. S. [Timothy Shay]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: Books009287

Condition: Very Good


175 pages, with frontispiece and four full-page illustrations with verso blank. No stated date of issue. Light soiling only to rear cover. Binding sound and hinges secure. Remarkable front cover mounted paper illustration of three lads in a birch bark canoe. Chas. Ream Books and Stationary Lancaster PA ticket upsidedown on rear pastedow lower left. View more info

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Die Schlangenkraft. Die Entfaltung schöpferischer Kräfte im Menschen

By: Avalon, Arthur (Sir John Woodroffe)

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Weilheim, Otto Wilhelm Barth: 1971

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books004889

Condition: Very Good


373 pages. Seventeen tipped in colour plates. Dust jacket chipped and worn; boards slightly bowed; no inscriptions. Binding is sound. View more info

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The Sibyl's Cave: or, Book of Oracles, for Ladies and Gentlemen

By: Bache, Anna

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry F. Anners: 1848

Seller ID: Books010970

Condition: Very Good


128 pages. All edges gilt (faded). Frontispiece with tissue guard. Cloth rubbed; minor soiling. View more info

Image for Physical Drill, for Public Schools, in Four Parts, With Illustrations: Part I, Foot Drill; Part II, Arena Drill; Part III, Calisthenics; Part IV, Physical Exercises With Wands and Dumb-Bells

Physical Drill, for Public Schools, in Four Parts, With Illustrations: Part I, Foot Drill; Part II, Arena Drill; Part III, Calisthenics; Part IV, Physical Exercises With Wands and Dumb-Bells

By: Bailey, Sergeant Major D.

Price: $218.75

Publisher: Halifax, N.S,, T.C. Allen & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: Books010927

Condition: Very Good


127 pages. Blue cloth soiled and rubbed. Small stain inside front cover; Upper Canard School inscription dated 1903, and Rural School Library plate to front free endpaper. View more info

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One Mother To Another

By: Bangert, Ethel E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Consolidated Book Publishers: 1942

Seller ID: Books010870

Condition: Very Good


48 pages; profusely illustrated. Child-rearing. Wrapper chipped and creased. Unrecorded in OCLC. View more info

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A Call to the Unconverted [in Boston Line Type]

By: Baxter, Richard

Price: $9,375.00

Publisher: Boston, New England Institution For The Education Of The Blind, for The American Tract Society: 1836

Seller ID: Books011547

Condition: Very Good


107, [1], 108-139 leaves. 11 x 9.75 in. Half leather, marbled boards and endpapers. Leather pulled at head of spine. Front marbled endpaper detached and worn; front blank endpaper stained and torn. Edges toned; occasional (primarily marginal) staining. Binding is sound, with upper board slack. View more info

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Nutrition and Physical Fitness [second edition]

By: Bogert, L. Jean

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, W. B. Saunders Company: 1937

Seller ID: Books010428

Condition: Very Good


566 pages. The May 1937 printing of the Second Edition ["Thoroughly Revised"] that was first issued 1935. Red stain to ridge of top corner of textblock; offsetting to endpapers, former owner's signature to first leaf. Binding is sound. Blind embossed stamp of McAinsh & Co.Toronto at foot of title page. View more info

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Salt Free Health Sauerkraut Cook Book

By: Bragg, Paul C. with Patricia Bragg

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Health Science: 1979

Seller ID: Books011752

Condition: Good


[x], 62, [4] pages. Covers stained, spine scuffed, contents clean. View more info

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A Lady. Manners and Social Usages

By: Bugg, Lelia Hardin

Price: $181.25

Publisher: New York, Benziger Brothers: 1893

Seller ID: Books009566

Condition: Very Good


317, [1] pages. Blue cloth with gilt to front and spine - moderate soiling and rubbing. Paper split along front gutter but binding sound; light foxing to front endpapers; smudge to colophon; else clean and unmarked. Second edition stated on title page. Uncommon volume of etiquette. View more info

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Manhood: The Causes of its Premature Decline, with directions for its perfect restoration; addressed to those suffering from the destructive effects of excessive indulgence, solitary habits, or infection; followed by observations on the treatment of ...

By: Curtis, J. L. [John Lewis]

Price: $781.25

Publisher: London, Self published: 1856

Seller ID: Books011281

Condition: Good


128 pages, with eight full-page plates at front. Wrapper stained and with most of spine panel perished. First three leaves splitting from textblock but remain attached. Plates toned and foxed. Uncommon, though Seventy-Ninth Thousand is proclaimed on title page. View more info

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Yes Father. Pioneer Nursing in Alberta

By: Cyr-Gahagan, Alvine; Gahagan, Alvine Cyr

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Manchester NH, Hammer Publications Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Books002779

Condition: Very Good


vi, 186 pp., Address label on inside front cover and signature on front endpaper indicates this was an author's copy. View more info