Category: Old & Curious


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Bride's "Nuhome" Book/ Nu-Home: A Bride's Book

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Interstate Advertising Company: 1923

Seller ID: 0053486

Condition: Very Good

Residue and minor damage from sticker removal, tiny tears at edges where cover extends beyond text block. Fold-out announcing contest tipped in to glassine endpaper. Contains advice for brides, memory sections for wedding, first anniversary, etc. There are 28 pages of recipes as well as ads and coupons. Interior is very clean and unmarked. View more info

What Would One Have?: A Woman's Confession

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, James H. West: 1906

Seller ID: 0053521

Condition: Very Good - (see decription)

Some wear to extremities, one corner lightly bumped, minor foxing to endpapers, slight slant. Previous owner's name in pencil and dated 1907. Top edge gilt. View more info

The Rose & The Ring, or the History of Prince Giglio & Prince Bulbo : A Fire Side Pantomime for Great & Small Children.

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell:

Seller ID: 0054671

Condition: Good

No date. Gilt decoration and lettering faded, cloth worn at extremites with fraying in places and 1" tear at head of spine. Front hinge cracked, otherwise solid binding. 8 tipped in color illustrations and decorated endpapers. View more info

Travel and Tours in France presented by the Important railway Systems of France

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Paris, 1915

Seller ID: 0055179

Condition: Good , Ex-Library

Usual library markings plus card and pocket in rear. tears and chips around cord binding. Charming interior with many illustrations and photos. View more info

Bound to Rise

By: Alger, Horatio Jr.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt:

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 0051989

Condition: Very Good Minus

Some light wear to extremities, slight darkening of spine. Green cloth with red, grey, and black pictorial cover. View more info

The Value of Sincerity and Character

By: Barrows, Mary M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, H. M. Caldwell: 1907

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 0052061

Condition: Very Good Minus

Copyright 1907 with no further statement of later printing. Gold embossed white cloth cover with some soiling, top edge darkened. Interior is beautiful with ornate decorations on each page. This is primarily a collection of quotations about sincerity and character. View more info

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Destry Rides Again

By: Brand, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Triangle Books, 1943:

Seller ID: 0020468

Reprint. Darkened edges otherwise very good in near very good dust jacket with minor fading to spine and few small tears or chips. Color of front panel vivid. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Introductory Biography and Notes By Charles Kent

By: Burns, Robert (Editor Charles Kent)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, George Routledge & Sons: 1885

Seller ID: 0048590

Condition: Good Plus

Mauchline like wooden covers appear to have been added to a common binding. A decorative picture has been attached in what looks like decoupage. There is small area of damage to the wood. There are two previous owner's names, the first dated 1886. The tissue between the frontice and title page is detached but present. Top and foreedges are gilt. View more info

Past and Present

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, F. M. Lupton:

Seller ID: 0051998

Condition: Very Good

Very nice copy with with solid binding. Decorative floral pattened paper and leather covers. Gold and red flower design on spine. No date, but certainly in the late 1800s. View more info

Ricciardetto [Volumes I, II, III]

By: Carteromaco, Nicolo [Niccolò Forteguerri]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Presso Prault: 1767

Seller ID: 0053428

Condition: See Description

Wear to extremities. Volume 1 & 2 have small stains and Volume 3 has 1" split at joint. Binding is solid. Gilt decoration, marker ribbons, all edges gilt. Text in Italian. View more info

The New Standard Business and Social Letter-Writer

By: Chambers, Alfred B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Laird & Lee: 1911

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 0051997

Condition: Near Very Good

Light shelfwear. Some rust looking stains to rear cover. Paper is browning and small abrasions near the gutter where the ffep and half title were stuck together and then pulled apart. Art Nouveau decoration on cover. View more info

Les Oeuvres De Monsieur De Crebillon, Nouvelle Edition (Three Volumes)

By: De Crebillon, Prosper Jolyot

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Houart & Moreau: 1749

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: 0053415

Condition: See Description

All volumes have rubbing and wear to extremities, some browning to endpapers, fading to gilt stamping on spines. Volume II has cracked leather at the joint. All have bookplates of William Lee Hartwell, presumably Sir William Lee, 4th Baronet (1726-1799) of Buckinghamshire. Text is in French. View more info

Psychology and Mesmerism Explained

By: Deymour, Prof. William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, 1889

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 0053884

Condition: Very Good Minus

1889 on title page, no other statement of printing. Wear to extremities, minor stains to maroon cloth. Top edge darkened. Previous owner's name in pencil on first blank page dated 2/20-99.Decorative endpapers. Binding is solid and pages are clean. View more info

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A Christmas Carol

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 0048595

Condition: Near Fine

This unusual booklet appears to have been a Christmas Card giveaway for various businesses. The bound in page around the text has a Christmas greeting from "Bernard's Seattle, Washington".The card covers are red velour with gilt stamping connected with a tassled cord. There is no date of publication. View more info

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Lena Wingo the Mohawk

By: Ellis, Edward S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 0020108

Very good minus, no dust jacket. View more info

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Mildred's Boys and Girls

By: Finley, Mildred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead and Company: 1886

Edition: Early Printing

Seller ID: 0048591

Condition: Very Good

A lovely copy. Light wear to extremities and short gift inscription on ffep dated 1097. Copyright is 1886 but there is no date on title page. Green cloth with lighter green and silver decorations. View more info

Il Pastor Fido

By: Gaurini, Battista

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Parigi, Prauls: 1768

Seller ID: 0053060

Condition: See Description

" The Faithful Shepherd" Some wear to leather at extremities. All edges gilt, gilt decorations. Ribbon for marking place still intact. Blue endpapers. Text in Italian. View more info

A View of the Reign of Frederick II of Prussia with a Parallel Between That Prince and Phillip II of Macedon

By: Gillies, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, A. Strahan & T. Cadell: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0055470

Condition: Good (see Description)

Binding is broken at hinges but still attached. Full leather, well worn and spine label is missing. End papers are foxed but the text block is clean and solid. 503pp plus one ad. View more info

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Our New Friends

By: Gray, William S.; Arbuthnot, May Hill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scott, Foresman and Co.: 1946

Edition: The 1946-47 Edition

Seller ID: 0054183

Condition: Good

Cloth worn at extremities, school stamp on cover, two stains on endpapers, general light browning. View more info

The Two Gray Girls and Their Opposite Neighbors

By: Haile, Ellen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Cassell & Company: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0054987

Condition: Good (see Description)

Gilt and black decorated green cloth with wear at extremities and a couple stains. Paper is lightly browned and starting to crack at hinges. Inscription on ffep dated 1891. 256pp plus 2pp of ads. View more info