Social Customs by Florence Howe Hall 1887 Etiquette Guide
by Florence Howe Hall
Boston: Estes and Lauriat. 1887
Comprehensive etiquette guide from table manners to voice.
Octavo, original illustrated green cloth boards, floral design endpapers, gilt top edge. A very nice copy with light soiling to covers, gilt titles at spine a bit dull, corners and ends of spine bumped and rubbed, pages toned and with occasional foxing
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Abe Lincoln’s Stories and Speeches 1897 Illustrated Decorative Binding
Abe Lincoln’s Stories and Speeches
Edited by J.B. McClure.
Chicago: Rhodes and McClure Publishing Co. 1897.
Octavo, original emerald green cloth boards, gilt titles and design to spine and front cover, pattern endpapers/ A very attractive copy perfect to display or add to your collection shelf. Corners and ends of spine cloth lightly rubbed and bumped, small stain to rear cover, bottom edge with small area of rubbing and fraying to cloth, pages toned, ownership inscription to front blank in pencil, personal library embossed stamp to front blank and endpaper, else an excellent copy.
Dennison’s Gala Book Art Deco Party Ideas Costumes and More circa 1915-1920
Dennison’s Gala Book
Suggestions for St. Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick Day, and Easter.
Framingham, MA: no date circa 1915-1920
Octavo, original printed wraps, 32 pages, side stapled.
A very good copy with light soiling to covers, wear along edges, vertical crease to middle of each cover.
A Child’s Illustrated First Book in French by Jean Gustave Keetels 1876
A Child’s Illustrated First Book in French
By: Professor Jean Gustave Keetels
New York: Clark and Maynard. 1876
Octavo, original green cloth with black embossed design to front cover and in the blind on the rear, titles to spine gilt, brown endpapers, illustrated throughout.
A lovely copy with soiling to boards, faint staining along fore-edge, bumping and rubbing to corners and ends of spine, pages toned and with foxing. A really charming French text book.
Decorative Binding Uncle Tom’s Cabin illustrated 1878
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
By: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Boston: Osgood and Co. 1878
Octavo, green cloth boards, gilt design to cover and spine, illustrations throughout in black and white, pages with red boarder, gilt to page edges. A beautiful decorative copy of Stowe’s masterpiece, light rubbing to corners, cloth at spine ends worn and frayed, light soiling to covers, pages toned, with occasional spotting, first 3 pages loose from page block but present, ownership signature to front endpaper, otherwise a beautiful copy.
First Edition Strawberry Growing 1917 By S.W. Fletcher Illustrated
By: S.W. Fletcher
New York: Macmillian Co. 1917.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth boards, titles cover in black, spine titles in gilt, red border to front cover, illustrated with black and white plates. Part of the Rural Science Series. Everything anyone needs to know on growing strawberries from growing to picking and packaging them for sale. A very good copy with corners and ends of spine rubbed and bumped, light soiling to boards, small discoloration spot to mid front board, pages toned, ownership signature to front pastedown.
House of Seven Gables 1883 Nathaniel Hawthorne Signed by Artist Philip Morseberger
The House of Seven Gables
By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Edinburgh: William Paterson. 1883
Octavo, original blue cloth boards, titles to spine gilt, brown endpapers, from the library of artist Philip B Morseberger with his signature to front pastedown. A good vintage copy of this enduring New England tale, with spine rolled, wear and bumping to ends of spine and corners, light soiling to boards, slash to cloth mid spine that is a couple of inches, pages toned with occasional spotting, paper abrasion to front pastedown with Philip Morseberger signature on top. Morseberger was a highly regarded painter and professor based in Augusta, GA with his work featured in many galleries and museums across the country.
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s House of Seven Gables 1899: Beautiful Two Volume Set
The House of Seven Gables
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1898
Original publisher’s grey cloth 2 volume set with gilt design to front covers and spine, gilt titles, gilt to top of page edge, illustrations throughout by Maude and Genevive Cowles.
An excellent set with George Edward Cabot bookplate and date of 1895 to front pastedowns, mild bumping to a few spots to edges, a stunning set to give as a gift or to display on a shelf.
The Corning Egg Farm Book First Edition 1912
The Corning Egg Farm Book;
By Gardner Corning
Being the complete and authentic story of the Corning Egg farm from its inception to date. Together with the full description of the method and system that have made this the most famous poultry farm in the world.
Published in 1912 by the Corning Egg Farm in Bound Brook, NJ.
First edition in original pictorial blue cloth binding, titles to spine and cover gilt, illustrations throughout. Laid in an original handbill from the farm.
Very good with pages toned, spine cloth faded, ownership signature to front endpaper, spine rolled, a touch of wear to edges.