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Good Manners

By [ETIQUETTE]. ANON

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, funeral customs, debuts, chaperons, weddings, visiting Washington and traveling abroad, visiting cards, Christenings, children's parties, balls and dancing.. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$55.00

Membership card for the Oratorio Society of New York for 1886-1887

By [COOKE, William H.]

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.

$37.50

The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia

By ROBERTS, David

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 volumes bound in 3. An attractive clean set, large margined, uncommon thus. The plates reproduce in small scale of the images from the folio edition of 1842-1849. Abbey, Travel 388 (see also 272 and 385).. Hardcover. Very Good.

$12500.00

Vintage Original Cabinet Photograph

By BEECHER, HENRY WARD

(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. Very Good.

$65.00

Vintage Original Photograph Signed

By SALAM, Abdus

("Abdus Salam") in dark blue fountain pen ink on 1/2 length portrait of Abdus Salam wearing a long tie, white shirt, head tilted, looking to the right of the camera. Photograph is on single weight stock; 5 7/8" x 8 3/8"; very good (minor signs of handling), 1979. Signed: "Abdus Salam". Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.

$250.00

Autograph

By RIDGWAY, GENERAL M.B

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.

$26.50

Vintage Original Photograph Signed

By PENZIAZ, Arno

("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.

$125.00

Autograph Letter Signed

By PARKMAN, Francis

("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 it I see many points of interest, especially to my contemporaries, whose early years touch his later ones. I am glad that you have put into print so important a contribution to recent New England history. . ." Provenance: Kenneth W. Rendell, with their description.. Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Fine.

$395.00

Autograph

By REASONER, HARRY

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.

$20.00

Albumen Vintage Cabinet Photograph

By TYNDALL, John

(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.

$175.00

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

By TYNDALL, John

("John Tyndall") in black ink on blindstamped Royal Institution of Great Britain letterhead watermarked "Super", December 27, 1864. 4 1/2" x 7", 2 pages (1 leaf recto and verso). Very good. Dear Sir: Replying to a request for a description of Tyndall's experiments on radiant heat. Tyndall's research on this subject has interesting resonance on the topic of global warming. "Sir, to give you a description of my experiment on Radiant Heat would be a very long affair but I send you a couple of memories which may assist you to understand more. . .But the simplest abstract of my research will be found in the 10th Lecture of my work on 'Heat Considered as a Mode of Motion'. . .at almost any library. . .". Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.

$475.00

Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life

By SHEEHY, Gail

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.

$12.50

Vintage Original Photograph Signed
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Vintage Original Photograph Signed

By PROKHOROV, Alexander

("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".

$175.00

Membership ticket for the Clergy Club

By [COOKE, William H.]

[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.

$27.50

Vintage Original Photograph Signed

By ROHRER, Heinrich

("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.

$150.00

Java and Its Challenge

By BROOKS, Elizabeth Harper

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). No dust jacket.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$60.00

His Majesty of Corsica: The True Story of the Adventurous Life of Theodore 1st

By PIRIE, Valerie

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.

$14.50

The King Incorporated: Leopold II in the Age of Trusts

By ASCHERSON, Neal

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.

$14.50

Mansions in the Cascades

By MONROE, Anne Shannon and Elizabeth Lambert Wood

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.

$17.50

Ten Nights in a Bar-Room And What I Saw There

By ARTHUR, T.S

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.

$95.00

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