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The Perfect Fit. Fall-Winter Supplement

By: 1970s Fashion. Home Sewing

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The Perfect Fit Publishing: 1971

Seller ID: 037744

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Perfect Fit Publishing, 1971. First edition, 1971. Softcover book containing renderings of 55 new early 1970s women's fashions and the pattern parts, shown in miniature, needed to make them. Softcover, 64 pages. Light shelfwear, sound binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

The Mother at Home; or The Principles of Maternal Duty, Familiarly Illustrated

By: Abbott, John S. C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Crocker & Brewster: 1833

Edition: Early Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 011059

Condition: Good


Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1833. Published 1833. Popular early nineteenth century guide to child-rearing. Brown muslin with red and gilt spine label, 164 pages. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: Miss Green from her affectionate friend John S. C. Abbott. Covers quite worn and rubbed, cloth split at the joints, good hinges, sound text block, pages clean with some very light occasional foxing, no other names or markings. Sections include Responsibility; Maternal Au... View more info

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Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance

By: Adas M

Price: $55.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Cornell University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035995

ISBN: 0801423031

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Cornell University Press, 1989. First edition, 1989. Orange cloth with dustjacket. Looks new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Journal of American History. Volume V [5], Number 4

By: Allaban, Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frank Allaben Genealogical Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032921

Condition: Fair


New York: Frank Allaben Genealogical Company, 1911. First edition, 1911. Very worn copy, red softcover with Seymour family crest mounted on front cover, illustrated throughout. Includes: The Winning of Oregon; The Battle of Fort Griswold; The Conspiracy of Aaron Burr; An Echo from the Civil War; more; and information about various genealogical foundations. Covers detached and worn, spine covering heavily chipped, pages clean with one quite foxed, edgewear, shallow cre... View more info

Language Education Policy: The Arab Minority in Israel (Language Policy)

By: Amara, M.; Mar'i, Abd Al-Rahman

Price: $165.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Springer Publishing Company, Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034107

ISBN: 1402005857

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Springer Publishing Company, Inc., 2002. First edition, first printing. Hardcover in fine condition, new and unused, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The Art of Pleasing; or the American Lady and Gentleman's Book of Etiquette. Compiled from the Latest and Best Authorities

By: American Etiquette Guide

Price: $745.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, H. M. Rulison: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026918

Condition: Very Good


Cincinnati, Ohio: H. M. Rulison, 1853. First edition (1853, copyright 1852) of this scarce mid nineteenth century American book on etiquette for ladies and gentlemen, including politeness and pleasing; dress; dignity; breeding; introductions; visits; conversation; dinner table etiquette; parties, balls and soirees; moral character, etc. Brown cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt and blind, five inches tall, all edges gilt, yellow endpapers with publisher's ads, ... View more info

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Australian Literature to 1900: A Guide to Information Sources

By: Andrews, B. G.;Wilde, W.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Gale Research Co: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032835

ISBN: 0810312158

Condition: Very Good


Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Co, 1980. First edition [1980]. Printed cloth, 472 pages. Near fine with very light edgewear, firm binding, pages clean and unmarked. Volume 22 of American Literature, English Literature and World Literatures in English Information Guide Series.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The American Code of Manners: A Study of the Usages, Laws and Observances Which Govern Intercourse in the Best Social Circles, and of the Principles Which Underlie Them

By: Andrews, Wesley R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, W. R. Andrews: 1880

Seller ID: 029205

Condition: Fair


New York: W. R. Andrews, 1880. Worn but attractive book [1880] in decorative Victorian binding. A compendium of social rules, customs and behaviors expected in American society in the late 19th century. Dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black, 403 pages plus publisher's ad. Covers lightly rubbed with additional rubbing and light fraying to the corners and spine ends, hinges internally repaired, text block sound, blanks at front and rear spotted, page... View more info

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A Guide to Good Manners: Containing Hints on Etiquette, Business, Morals, Dress, Friendship, Weddings, Balls, Dinners, Parties, Compliments and Letter Writing

By: Anonymous

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, John M. Wood: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035696

Condition: Fair


Springfield, MA: John M. Wood, 1847. Title page dated 1847, cover dated 1848. Worn. Guide to mid 19th century behavior in a wide range of social situations. Printed tan hardcover, 4.5" tall, frontis engraving, 128 pages. Covers very worn and spitted with considerable chipping to the spine, binding no longer firm but all pages attached, pages a little foxed and age-toned but clean, no names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 32mo - over 4" - 5&#... View more info

Bakhtinian Perspectives on Language, Literacy, and Learning (Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives)

By: Arnetha F. Ball; Sarah Warshauer Freedman

Price: $42.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Cambridge University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034111

ISBN: 0521537886

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 2004. First edition, first printing. Softcover in fine condition, new and unused, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Speak Russian: Play Learn a Lingo

By: Aron Pressman, Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Roger Stephens Publisher, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021146

Condition: Very Good


New York: Roger Stephens Publisher, Inc., 1945. First edition, 1945. One in a series of language instruction guides set up as a game, with 16 pages of punch-out little cards with pictures and words in Russian and English, with pronunciation, arranged thirty per page, or a total of 480 words. Includes separate cards with a complete vocabulary, game rules and suggestions for a Learn a Lingo party. Softcover with black cloth spine, some external wear but contents intact ... View more info

Trust Betrayed: Inside the AARP

By: Atta, Dale Van; Van Atta, Dale

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Gateway Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021404

ISBN: 0895264854

Condition: Very Good


Washington, D.C.: Gateway Books, 1998. First edition, first printing, 1998. Black hardcover with gilt spine lettering, 208 pages with index, color dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition, looks and feels about new, with sound text block, good hinges, name atop right corner of front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in fine condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8... View more info

De Calceo Antiquo, et Jul. Nigronus De Caliga Veterum. Accesserunt Ex Q. Sept. Fl. Tertulliani, C. Salmas I and Alb. Ruben I, Sereptis Plurima Ejusdem Argumenti

By: Balduinus, B. [Benedictus]. With Julius Nigronus

Price: $995.00

Publisher: Lipsiae, Joh. Georg. Loewium: 1733

Seller ID: 019524

Condition: Good


Lipsiae: Joh. Georg. Loewium, 1733. In Latin. Well-illustrated and comprehensive history of footwear, with 28 engraved plates (including the engraved title), seven of which are folding. Includes two titles in one binding, the second also dated 1733, its own title page and separate pagination. Eighteenth century binding with marbled boards, [1], [8], 330, [40]; 210, [25] pages, 14 cm tall. Covers worn and chipped at the extremities, spine painted a rude metallic gold,... View more info

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Edge-tools of Speech

By: Ballou, Maturin M.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1895

Seller ID: 011241

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1895. Fifth edition, 1895. Exceptionally clean copy in an attractive Victorian cloth binding. Collection of popular quotations arranged by subject, from Ability to Zeal. Bright green cloth lettered and decorated in black and gilt, all edges gilt, 579 pages. Light edgewear, mainly some light fraying to the spine head, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages with a name on the preliminary blank, no other markings.. Hard Co... View more info

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Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick

By: Beavan, Frances

Price: $16.00

Publisher: St. Steven, NB, Canada, Print'n Press Ltd. for Print'n Press Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 033470

ISBN: 0920732208

Condition: Very Good


St. Steven, NB, Canada: Print'n Press Ltd. for Print'n Press Publications, 1980. Good quality 1980 reprint of the 1845 edition. Softcover with minimal edgewear, binding firm, pages clean with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The History of New Hampshire. Volume I

By: Belknap, Jeremy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bowie, MD, U.S.A., Heritage Books: 1992

Seller ID: 033453

ISBN: 1556135831

Condition: Good


Bowie, MD, U.S.A.: Heritage Books, 1992. Volume I. High quality 1992 facimile reprint of 1831 edition, Heritage Classic series. Softcover with considerable neat highlighting and underlining, previous owner embossed stamp at upper corner of frontis, otherwise very good with firm binding, clean pages.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Latin Palaeography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages

By: Bischoff, Bernhard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 034520

ISBN: 0521367263

Condition: Very Good


New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990. Softcover with minimal wear, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Family Matters [Family History: Whitehouse, Sheldon, Alexander, Crocker]

By: Blake, Sylvia Whitehouse

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Self-published: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 037408

Condition: Very Good


Washington, DC: Self-published, 2010. First edition, 2010, likely a very limited printing. Family history and genealogy involving descendants of Sheldon Whitehouse and Mary Alexander, including the Whitehouse, Sheldon, Alexander and Crocker families. Illustrated throughout in color. Pictorial glazed hardcover, 11.75" tall, 281 pages. Inscribed by the author to Polly [Polly Guth] and signed Sylvia. Near fine with two smudges to the outer edge of the text block, otherw... View more info

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The Leisure Hour 1870. A Family Journal of Instruction and Recreation

By: Bound Periodicals. The Leisure Hour

Price: $52.00

Publisher: London, N.P.: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038093

Condition: Very Good


London: N.P., 1870. Bound volume of weekly issues for 1870. Includes news and events, fiction, non-fiction articles, many illustrations including color plates, engravings throughout. Attractively bound in three quarter smooth black leather over marbled boards, red and gilt spine label, slightly raised and gilt decorated spine bands, about 11 inches tall, 844 pages plus an additional Christmastide section of 64 pages with Christmas themed stories for children bound in at ... View more info

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The Leisure Hour 1868. A Family Journal of Instruction and Recreation

By: Bound Periodicals. The Leisure Hour

Price: $42.00

Publisher: London, N.P.: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038092

Condition: Good


London: N.P., 1868. Bound volume of weekly issues for 1868. Worn but sound. Includes news and events, fiction, non-fiction articles, many illustrations including color plates, engravings throughout. Attractively bound in three quarter brown leather over marbled boards, black and gilt spine label, spine decorated in gilt, slightly raised spine bands, about 11 inches tall, 828 pages. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, with scuffing to joints and corners, sound bindi... View more info