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1 Godey's Lady's Book. 1851-1852
Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original brown half bound with brown leather on spine and corners. Raised bands. 6 1/2 X 9 3/4 inches. 521 pages. Copy has the following plates: 30 black and white, 8 color, 2 green and 4 yellow. Copy has numerous black and white illustrations throughout including music. Foxing throughout copy. Several plates have spots on them. Marbled foredges. Spine has a few cracks, but fully intact. Corners are bumped and worn. No title page. Previous owner wrote in pencil on first page notes regarding plates. Still, a beautiful copy. Pages and plates are fully intact and complete. Binding is tight. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Anonymous Compliments of The Mecca, Bud and Hazel McAnarlin
Chico, California No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Folded into thirds (3 1/2 x 5 inch), title on the cover. Humorous account of Bar Etiquette for cocktail lounges - proper way of paying and ordering, proper way of talking to the bartender, level of voice, telling dirty stories and the use of four letter words. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Anonymous Just Before the Guests Arrive
Bridgeport, Conn. Holmes & Edwards Silver Co. 1931 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
14 pages; illustrations; illustrated paper covers (4 3/4 x 7 inch). Gives examples of use of silverware during various gatherings of people. ie. Luncheon, Unexpected Guests, Bride's Shower, Wedding Reception, Buffets, Sunday Morning Breakfast, Holiday Teas, etc. Lists essential service used. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 Anonymous The Perfect Gift.
Western Union. Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
circa.1920. 24 pages; bound in orange paper (4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inch) with title on the cover with illustration. Inside are suggestions for phrases to be used when sending money orders by Western Union. Covers Birthdays, campaigns, Christenings, Holidays, engagements, Graduation Day, Mother's Day, Weddings, and Theatre Tickets. In very good condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Anonymous Work for Chimney-Sweepers or A Warning for Tobacconists. With an Introduction By S.H.Atkins, 1601.
Oxford, England The Shakespeare Association & Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd. 1936 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
"Shakespeare Association Facsimiles No. 11". xiv, [46] pages; bound in publisher's paper over boards binding with title on the spine. Bumped lower right corners on cover. An early pamphlet, 1601, about the evils and problems with tobacco smoking and its introduction to England. Fine clean copy, clean inside and outside. Unopened. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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6 Craigen, Joseph "Keep Smiling"
New York George Sully & Co. 1925 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Very Good Book 
(1925). Craigen was a lecturer on Applied and Practical Psychology. The chapter of this book reflect on the postive nature of a smiling face and a pleasant personality. 81 pages. Attractively designed binding and dust wrapper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Cumming, Eileen Etiquette, Entertaining and Good Sense
Meriden, Conn. International Silver Co. Soft cover Collectible-Good Book 
20 pages; drawings; orange paper wrapper with "Gump's" printed on the back cover (4 1/2 x 6 1/8 inch). Covers the various table settings for formal dining. To be used as a advertisement flyer for people buying silverware. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Curtis, George Wiiliam Ars Recte Vivendi: Being Essays Contributed to "The Easy Chair"
New York and London Harper & Brothers 1898 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Publisher's dark gray cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Some light wear at extremities. The title translates into English as "The Art of Living Rightly" and a former owner has written that in ink on the title page. Former owner's signature on front end paper. These essays originally appeared in Harper's Magazine in Curtis's column "Easy Chair" and are on (as the preface says) "vital questions of hygiene, courtesy and morality." Bibliography of American Literature number 4409. 136 pages plus two pages of publisher's advertisements. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Erskine, Mrs. Etiquette in Australia
Sydney William Brooks & Co. 1911 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering. From the "Introductory:" (Other etiquette books are of little use) ."to the ordinary Australian. Directions as to the proper mode of address to a marquis or minute descriptions of ceremonial presentations to the Queen's Drawing-rooms are of but little use in Australia. My intention, therefor, is merely to ffer a few simple rules for guidance in the difficulties which may crop up at any time in our every-day social intercourse, and in which a knowledge of the usual rules of etiquette may serve to smooth the path of the inexperienced." Date stamp of May 2, 1914 on title page. 94 pages. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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10 Hayve, O. B. Foolish Etiquette
Boston and London John W. Luce and Company 1906 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book Goldsmith, Wallace 
Publisher's blue cloth binding with embossed illustrations in white on front and back cover. Rubbing and some loosening at spine. Unnumbered pages, printed in purple ink. Ilustrations throughout, listing of other volumes in the "Foolish Series" in back. Full title "Foolish Etiquette : a Mirror Wherein Any Fool May Find Clear, Concise and Conclusive Refections of Behavior Under All Possible and Impossible Circumstances." Unable to determine real name of author, as O. B. Hayve is obviously a pseudonym. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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11 Kumler, John M. Jack's Stunt Book, 1923. Published Annually .
Chicago, Illinois National Stunt Exchange 1922 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
48 pages; drawings; tan paper wrapper (4 3/4 x 6 1/4 inch). A collection of various humorous jokes or stunts played on other people as a group joke. Among them fake membership, speeches, awards, contests, and so on. Very good copy of the amusing pamphlet. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Laneham, Robert Robert Laneham's Letter: Describing a Part of the Entertainment Unto Queen Elizabeth at the Castle of Kenilworth in 1575. Edited with Introduction By E.J. Furnivall.
London, England Chatto and Windus Duffield and Company 1907 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
clxxxii, 87 pages; illustrations, folding map; index; bound in light green cloth with tile on the spine (faded) and bumped corners. Revised version of the Ballad Society edition of 1871. The letter written describes the visit of Queen Elizabeth to Kenilworth Castle for nineteen days, the 9th through 27th of July, 1575. Extensively edited by Furnivall. Presentation copy from the publisher and so stamped. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Ordway, Edith B. The Etiquette of To-Day
New York George Sully & Co. 1913 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Publisher's red cloth binding, some rubbing, and dust jacket with moderate chipping. It is uncommon to find this volume with dust jacket. Spotting on endpapers. Personal inscription in ink on front endpaper, "Leana (?) Day". 236 pages with index. A guide to proper early 20th century behavior. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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14 Post, Emily (introduction by) We Dine on Linen Damask, with a Foreword by Emily Post, Famous Author of "Ettiquette": This book deals Comprehensively with the Etiquette and Smart Decoration of the Table with Illustrations to Help You Arrange Your Table with Charm, Distinction and Correctness
Irish & Scottish Linen Damask Guild, Inc. 1926 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Paper over boards binding with title label on front cover. Nine page inktroduction by Mrs. Post. Attractively printed with green borders. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. 6 x 9 inches. 32 pages. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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15 Shaw, Henry W. Everybody's Friend; or, Josh Billing's Encyclopedia and Proverbial Philosophy of Wit and Humor
Hanford, Conn American Publishing Company 1874 First American Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book Nast, Thomas 
617 pages; ads in back; illustrations; black cloth binding with gilt lettering and design. Wear to the top and bottom of the spine, several corners slightly worn. This volume is part of a series of humor books issued by Henry Shaw under the name Josh Billings. Blanck - Bibliography of American Literature #17455 
Price: 100.00 USD
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16 Shirley, Grace Shirley's Twentieth Century Lovers' Guide of Love, Courtship and Marriage : A Complete and Reliable Hand-book
Philadelphia, PA David McKay, Publisher 1901 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
161 pages; blue-green cloth binding with black and orange lettering. Light wear to the top and bottom of the spine. ". this little book is intended for the vast number of young girls who have no advisers even more than for those who are more fortunately situated, .". Actually a very interesting volume on how level headed young women should act in public and with the man who may be their 'love' interest. Very good clean copy. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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17 Stephens, Ann S. ( Edited ) The Lady's World of Literature and Fashion. Volume III & IV
Philadelphia Charles J. Peterson 1843 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. This copy is half bound with black leather on spine and corners. 6 1/2 X 10 inches. 2 Volumes in 1 copy. Volume III has 192 pages with 23 plates in both black and while and color. Volume IV has 208 pages14 plates both black and white and color. Foxing throughout copy. Pages are clean and complete and binding is tight 
Price: 125.00 USD
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