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Good Manners

by [ETIQUETTE]. ANON

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3rd Edition
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New York, The Butterick Publishing Company, Ltd., 1889.. Third edition. 8vo. Frontispiece vignette of a couple in 18th century dress. Original gilt stamped dark green cloth, floral patterned endpapers (slight rubbing to spine ends and corners). Very good. 392 pages. No dust jacket. No signatures or bookplates. Metropolitan Culture Series. Contains chapters on household civilities, letters of introduction, invitations, dining,… Read more
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3 5/8" x 2 1/4". Printed in red on heavy blue stock. Founded by Dr. Leopole Damrosch. William H. Cooke, President. William B. Tuthill, Secretary.. No Binding. Very Good.
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$37.50
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London, Day and Son, 1855-56.. First edition thus. Thick 4to (8 3/4" x 12"). 250 lithographed plates including the pictorial titles, portrait, and 2 maps (all the plates are remarkably clean and free of foxing). Contemporary 3/4 green morocco over green cloth, spines gilt in compartments, all edges extra gilt. Some light foxing, chiefly at ends and to guards. 6… Read more
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Vintage Original Cabinet Photograph

by BEECHER, HENRY WARD

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(not signed) on a 1/2 length shot of Henry Ward Beecher dressed in a dark coat, silk bow tie, white shirt. Photograph is by Mason and is on the original stiff photographer's mount. 4 1/4" x 6 5/8"; very good (minor signs of handling; traces of previous mounting on the back); circa 1890. No imprint on the back.. No Binding.… Read more
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Autograph

by RIDGWAY, GENERAL M.B

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on First-Day Cover for the 6 cent 50 Years of Service Disabled American Veterans stamp (Scott #1421), no cachet, postmarked Montgomery, AL, May 24, 1970, Signed by M.B. Ridgway, General USA (Ret). 6 1/2" x 3 3/4". Very good. Provenance from the estate of Adrian Fagan.. Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Vintage Original Photograph Signed

by PENZIAZ, Arno

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("Arno Penziaz") in blue ink on 1/2 length portrait of Arno Penziaz wearing a dark pin striped suit, long silk tie, white shirt, looking into the camera. Photograph is on single weight stock; 5" x 7"; very good (minor signs of handling). Boldly signed: "Arno Penziaz". Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Autograph Letter Signed

by PARKMAN, Francis

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("F. Parkman") in black fountain pen ink, Boston, January 4, 1888, on bifold leaf watermarked "Hurd's Handmade", 4 3/8" x 6 7/8", 2 pages. Fine (minor signs of handling; pin holes and traces of previous mounting at centerfold). To Mr. Pickering: "I am greatly obliged by your valuable gift of the Life of John Pickering, your grandfather. In looking over… Read more
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Autograph

by REASONER, HARRY

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on First-Day Cover for the 20 cent George Washington stamp (Scott # 1952), pictorial cachet, postmarked Mount Vernon, VA, February 22, 1982, Signed by Harry Reasoner. 6 1/2" x 3 3/4". Very good. Provenance from the estate of Adrian Fagan.. Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Albumen Vintage Cabinet Photograph

by TYNDALL, John

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(not signed) on a 1/2 length full face portrait of John Tyndall with a white beard. Photograph is on the original stiff photographer's mount by Mr. Barraud, 263 Oxford St. W. London. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2". Imprint on the back. Very good, ca. 1880.. No Binding. Very Good.
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Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life

by SHEEHY, Gail

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1st Edition
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New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. [1976].. First edition (so stated), but later printing. Thick 8vo. Dust jacket (price clipped; small nicks). Very good. 393 pages. No signatures or bookplates.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Vintage Original Photograph Signed

by PROKHOROV, Alexander

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("A. Prokhorov") in blue ink on 1/2 length portrait of Alexander Prokhorov wearing a dark suit, long tie, white shirt, looking to the left of the camera. Photograph is on single weight stock; 4 3/8" x 6 1/4"; very good (minor signs of handling). Signed and dated: "A. Prokhorov 22-05-90".
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Membership ticket for the Clergy Club

by [COOKE, William H.]

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[New York] 1888.. 3 5/8" x 2 1/4". Printed in black and gold on heavy purple stock. Signed by Henry Moffett for secretary.. No Binding. Very Good.
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Vintage Original Photograph Signed

by ROHRER, Heinrich

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("Henri Rohrer") in blue ink on 1/2 length portriat of Heinrich Rohrer wearing a dark shirt, smiling, looking into the camera. Photograph is on single weight stock; 5" x 7"; very good (minor signs of handling), ca. 1987. Boldly signed: "Henri Rohrer". Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.
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Java and Its Challenge

by BROOKS, Elizabeth Harper

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Pittsburg, A Mission Study Course For the Pittsburg Conference Young People [1911].. 8vo. Illustrated with a two page frontispiece map and 17 pages of b/w halftone photographs. 1 page introduction by W.F. Oldham. Original black stamped blue cloth (stain to back cover). Very good. 196 pages. Previous owner's pencil signatures dated 1914 on the front free endpaper (not the author's).… Read more
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New York, D. Appleton-Century Company, 1939.. First American edition. 8vo. 1 page preface by the author. Frontispiece and 31 b/w plates. Original gilt stamped blue pebbled cloth. Very good. 400 pages. No dust jacket. Bookplate of Irish prelate Vincent Lloyd Russell on the front pastedown.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The King Incorporated: Leopold II in the Age of Trusts

by ASCHERSON, Neal

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London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd. [1963].. First edition (so stated). 8vo. Dust jacket (price clipped; few tiny nicks). Very good. 310 pages. Bookplate of Irish prelate Vincent Lloyd Russell on the front pastedown.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Mansions in the Cascades

by MONROE, Anne Shannon and Elizabeth Lambert Wood

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1st Edition
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New York, The Macmillan Company, 1936.. First edition, first printing (so stated). 8vo. Dust jacket (price clipped; light foxing front panel; small tape repair; small stain on the spine; few small nicks). Very good. 325 pages. No signatures or bookplates.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Philadelphia, Bradley & Co., 1864.. Later printing. 8vo. Pictorial frontispiece and pictorial title page by Van Ingen. Original green cloth stamped in gilt and blind; yellow endpapers (front free endpaper lacking). Minor fraying at spine ends. Very good. 240 pages. Printed by King and Baird, Philadelphia.. Hardcover. Very Good.
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Diccionario de la Rima

by PENALVER, Juan de

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1st Edition
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Buenos Aires, Editorial Sopena Argentina [1940].. First edition. 8vo. Text browned due to paper quality. Original cream boards stamped in red and black. Good. 249 pages + 5 pages of publisher's advertisements. Ex-library copy with usual markings. No dust jacket.. 1st Edition. No Binding. Very Good/No Jacket.
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New York, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy [1957].. First edition, first printing (so stated). Thick 8vo. Dust jacket designed by Leo Manso (unclipped; few small chips; few short tears; creases). Very good. 623 pages. No signatures or bookplates.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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