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Buday, George (Compiler)

Published by Albion Hand Press, London (1955)

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Item Description: Albion Hand Press, London, 1955. Stapled Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Minus. George Buday (illustrator). First Edition. 'Containing a useful record of the most indispensable laws which regulate the manner and behaviour of Polished Society, including maxims, prescriptive of the Correct conduct at Parties, the Dinner Table and on other occasions of Domestic or Social Intercourse, selected from various old handbooks, once much favoured by supporters of Progress and Refinement.' First Edn., 1955 (an 'advance copy, printed for friends and Acquaintances of the Artist'); card covers, titling/small illus. (mistletoe) printed in dark blue to front cover; fore/bottom edges uncut; [xxviii]pp.; illus. wood-engravings (text/illus. printed in dark blue). With Christmas Greetings slip (text/illus. (church) printed in red) loosely inserted. Staple rusty; pages very lightly foxed at top edges, but text very fresh, covers/pages clean and very crisp/bright; faintly soiled dj. moderately sunned on spine, but complete/crisp/bright. No inscriptions. Lightweight item, hence overseas customers will have SHIPPING CHARGES REDUCED subsequent to ordering. VG in VG- dj. PRICE INCLUDES UK POSTAGE & PACKING. Size: Approx. 132mm x 85mm. Vintage Softcover. Bookseller Inventory # 22133

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Item Description: Dick & Fitzgerald, New York, 1857. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First printing. First edition, 1857. Pictorial hardcover, 68 + 64 pp. + ads., Good copy, a bit of creasing and tearing to the edges of the outer pages, soiling and age-toning to some pages and to the page-edges, some soiling to the covers, covers with wear along the edges, no dust jacket. We've housed the book in protective mylar. Uncommon book. Bookseller Inventory # C000028904

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Duffey, E. B.

Published by Porter and Coates, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A. (1877)

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From: Conover Books (Rochelle, IL, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Porter and Coates, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A., 1877. Green Cloth. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition / First Printing. Edge and corner wear; scuffed and scratched; corners are bumped and rubbed; shelf worn; front and rear hinges are cracked; overall a nice used first edition! Green cloth with embossed lettering on the front board and gilt lettering on the spine. 352 very clean unmarked and uncreased historical and informative pages! "We have so long borrowed our manners, like our liteature, from the Old World, that we have become thoroughly imbued with the feeling that what is not European ---- what is not at least English ---- cannot be proper and right in the conduct of life." ---- from the Preface. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 041794

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Published by Porter & Coates, Philadelphia

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From: Harry E Bagley Books Ltd (Fredericton, NB, Canada)

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Item Description: Porter & Coates, Philadelphia. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. n.d. (circa 1850),green, gilt dec. cloth,gilt spine, pp., vii, 9-64, "printed by Caxton Press of Sherman & Co., Philadelphia." Cover title: The lady and gentleman's book of etiquette. Compiled from the Latest and Best Authorities.light wear at edges and corners, else a very good copy of a rare title. Size: 16 mo, (12 cm). Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 11255587

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Duffey, Mrs. E. B.

Published by Porter and Coates, Philadelphia (1877)

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From: Lexikon Books (Kingston, ON, Canada)

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Item Description: Porter and Coates, Philadelphia, 1877. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. "Containing Forms of Letters, Invitations, Acceptances and Regrets. With a Copious Index." In mustard colored boards with black title and decoration to upper board, black decoration and gilt title to spine. Deep maroon endpapers. Tissue-protected black and white frontispiece depicting ladies and gentlemen in various forms of cultured activity. Very light foxing to page edges and first few pages, overall very good ++. A rare title, especially in this condition. Bookseller Inventory # 000808

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An American

Published by New York, Stearns and Company (1850)

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From: Ocean Tango Books (Van Nuys, CA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: New York, Stearns and Company, 1850. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. A tony book fits into a frotn short pocket easy as pictured a First edition or early edition. One note states 1850, and faint pencil on this 1854. Very good condition hard cover , brown cloth stamped in gold, front cover and rear cover also stamped but not colored, crack tear to spine gently read clean, 84 page. Bookseller Inventory # 000024 j6

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Buday, George

Published by Privately printed by the author at The Albion Head Press London (1955)

Used Hardcover First Edition Signed

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From: Deightons (Bournemouth, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Privately printed by the author at The Albion Head Press London, 1955. 1st edition. 16mo. 28pp. 11 woodcuts including 2 on dust wrapper. Publisher's plain red cloth covers. White pictorial dw, blue woodcut couple in Victorian dress standing on large open book watching sun + redlettering on front, not clipped. Blue printing throughout, a few red woodcuts. Tipped in small printed white card " With Many Thanks " signed in blue ink by the Author. Covers : slight knock bottom of spine. Dw : slight knock bottom of spine, slight browning along edges. Contents : very clean, tight & unfoxed. ***. VG/VG. Bookseller Inventory # 4657

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American Etiquette Guide

Published by H. M. Rulison, Cincinnati, Ohio (1853)

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From: Resource Books, LLC (East Granby, CT, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: H. M. Rulison, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1853. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 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, 64 pages. Very light external wear, good hinges, sound text block, some old and persistent blue pencil scribbles on front endpapers, pages clean with a scattering of light foxing, no names or other markings. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 24mo - 5" - 5¾" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 026918

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