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Shirley's Twentieth Century Lovers' Guide of Love, Courtship and Marriage : A Complete and Reliable Hand-book

By: Shirley, Grace

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, David McKay, Publisher: 1901

Seller ID: 14569

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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. View more info

The Lady's World of Literature and Fashion. Volume III & IV

By: Stephens, Ann S. ( Edited )

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Charles J. Peterson: 1843

Seller ID: 017218

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Mr. Brown's Letters to a Young Man About Town

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Riverside Press: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019537

Condition: Very Good


No. 3 of 500 copies printed. Original publisher's marbled boards backed by beige cloth. 5 1/4" x 8 1/4." 210 pages, complete. Black paper label on spine with gilt lettering. Pages are clean; binding is tight. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), an accomplished British writer and novelist, gives his thoughts and suggestions on various subjects in life, such as men, women, and marriage, manners and etiquette, and friendships. View more info

As We Were Saying

By: Warner, Charles Dudley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019515

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding. 3 3/4" x 6." 219 pages, complete. Gilt lettering and illustrations on front cover and spine. Pages are clean; binding is tight. A very clean copy. The author weighs in on a variety of subjects. Chapters range in subject anywhere from "Roses and Chrysanthemums," "Women in Congress," to "The Responsibility of Writers." Many of the subjects address the changing roles of women. Referenced in t... View more info