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cover of The American Woman's Home: or, Principles of Domestic Science; Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful, and Christian Homes.

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New York: J. B. Ford, 1870. Hardcover. VG+. Printing of 1870, c1869. 8vo, green cloth beveled boards with gilt decorated spine and gilt author names on front cover, brown endpapers, all edges gilt, 500 pages, [8] pages publisher adverts, engraved frontis (Reuter-Stewart) and title page with tissue guard, text engravings throughout. Condition: VERY GOOD+ : light rubbing to… Read more
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cover of Customs and Fashions in Old New England

Customs and Fashions in Old New England

by Alice Morse Earle

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$43.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 1st edition [same date], 12mo, gray cloth boards with pictorial paste-on on front cover, paper spine label, 387 pages, dark gray endpapers. Condition: VERY GOOD with very light edgewear, a slightly "dusty" top page edge, ffep is partially detached but hanging in there, owner inscription on… Read more
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cover of Woman's Life in Colonial Days.

Woman's Life in Colonial Days.

by Carl Holliday

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint Edition
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$18.00

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Williamstown, MA: Corner House, 1968. Reprint Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1968 reprint edition of the original 1922 publication. 8vo, dark green boards, 319 pages, bibliography. Condition: VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD jacket: book has an owner name on fep; jacket has light edgewear along top edge. An early (1922) attempt at trying to understand the… Read more
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cover of The Modern Priscilla ( With which is combined Everyday Housekeeping ). Volume. XXVII, No. 5. August 1913.

The Modern Priscilla ( With which is combined Everyday Housekeeping ). Volume. XXVII, No. 5. August 1913.

by Priscilla Publishing Company

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Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
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$18.00

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Boston, MA: Priscilla Publishing Co., 1913. Soft cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. An Illustrated Journal Devoted to Art, Needlework, Fashions, Home Decoration, and other Household Matters." Published monthly. Original price of 10 cents. Folio, illustrated wraps, 34 pages + covers. Condition: VERY GOOD- with some edgewear, light soiling. Cover of two women around… Read more
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cover of The Jane Austen Cookbook

The Jane Austen Cookbook

by Maggie Black, and Deirdre Le Faye.

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Published
1995
Condition
As New
Edition
First American edition
ISBN
9781556522420
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$38.00

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Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1995. First American edition . Hardcover. As New/As New. 1st American ed. (number line). Lg. 8vo, maroon boards, 128 pages, b/w illustrations, bibliography, index. Condition: FINE book / FINE jacket: like new - appears unread. Covers the social and domestic life in Jane Austen's time, how food features in her novels and letters, and… Read more
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All Things Austen: An Encyclopedia of Austen's World. 2 Volumes A-L, M-Z

by Kirstin Olsen

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Published
2005
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780313330339
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$123.00

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Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005. Hardcover. As New. Copyright page reads "First published in 2005" / number line begins with 2. Two volumes, large 8vo, glossy illustrated boards, 804 pages over the 2 volumes, b/w illustrations throughout, extensive bibliography and index. Condition is AS NEW. A must-have invaluable resource for, well, "all things Austen.
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cover of It is Well; or, Faith's Estimate of Afflictions

It is Well; or, Faith's Estimate of Afflictions

by John Hill; G. T. Bedell

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Published
1846
Condition
Near Fine
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$78.00

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Philadelphia: Daniels & Smith, 1846. Hardcover. Near Fine. 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall. Altered from the original work of Rev. John Hill, by G. T. Bedell, Rector of St. Andrew's Church, Phil'a. Reprint ed, originally published in 1832-3. 32mo (4 ½"), brown blind-stamped publisher's cloth with gilt decoration on cover and spine, all pages gilt, yellow… Read more
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cover of The Young Lady's Sunday Book: A Practical Manual of the Christian Duties of Piety, Benevolence and Self-Government. Prepared With Particular Reference to the Formation of the Female Character

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Philadelphia: Desilver, Thomas & Co., 1836. Hardcover. Very Good. 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall. William Boxall, W. Hamilton, George B. Ellis. Engraved frontispiece and title page from the first edition (Philadelphia: Key and Biddle / Edward C. Biddle, 1833). Frontispiece engraving "Meditation" by William Boxall / engraved by George B. Ellis ; title page engraving "Sunday… Read more
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cover of Girls I Have Met. Arranged by A. F.

Girls I Have Met. Arranged by A. F.

by A. F.

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$33.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1914. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Description: Girls I Have Met. Arranged by A. F. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, no date [1914]. Lg 16mo (7 ¼"), brownish cloth hardcover with color illustration on front cover (repeated as frontispiece; unattributed), in original glassine wrapper,… Read more
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cover of Colonial Days and Dames.

Colonial Days and Dames.

by Wharton, Anna Hollingsworth.

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Published
1898
Condition
G+
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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott,, 1898. Hardcover. G+. E. S. Holloway.. 9th edition (1898, first published in 1895). 12mo, blue decorative cloth, top edge gilt, 248 pp, b/w illustrations, frontispiece photograph of Gunston Hall, VA. Condition: GOOD+ : a mildly cocked spine, small tear to spine head gutter, brownish stain to front board, some scattered soiling to rear… Read more
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cover of A Bundle of letters to busy girls on practical matters.

A Bundle of letters to busy girls on practical matters.

by Grace H. Dodge

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Published
1888
Condition
VG+
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$128.00

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NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1888. Hardcover. VG+. ...written to those girls, who have not time or inclination to think and study about the many important things which make up life and living." Copyright date is 1887, this is the 1888 printing. 16mo, navy cloth with gilt titles on front cover, 139 pages. VERY GOOD+ with… Read more
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cover of Toasts for all occasions, No. 2

Toasts for all occasions, No. 2

by Lewis, E.C. [compiler]

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Published
1903
Condition
G
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$13.00

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Boston: Mutual Book Co., 1903. Soft cover. G. Cover title: Up to Date Toasts for all Occasions. 24mo, stapled wraps, 32 pages, b/w illustrations on front cover by " Bird ", advertisements on rear cover and inside front cover. GOOD condition: the front cover is detached and rear is almost, some edgewear to paper… Read more
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cover of Etiquette.

Etiquette.

by Morton, Agnes H.

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Published
1906
Condition
VG
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$33.00

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Philadelphia, PA: Penn Publishing, 1906. Hardcover. VG. ...Good manners for all people, especially for those 'who dwell within the broad range of the average'." A later printing (originally published in 1892), 24mo, green cloth with white lettering and black decoration, 203 pages. VERY GOOD condition with light rubbing to spine head and tail, spine lettering is… Read more
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What a mother should tell her little girl [ The Little Girl Book ]

by Smart, Isabelle Thompson.

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Published
1911
Condition
VG
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$33.00

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NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1911. Hardcover. VG. No additional printings. Book One in a series which tells the story of The Mysteries of Life in simple, plain words. 24mo, tan cloth, decorated front cover, 105 pages. Condition is VERY GOOD / no jacket: light edgewear, a slight darkening to a portion of the front board,… Read more
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What a mother should tell her daughter [ The Young Woman Book ]

by Smart, Isabelle Thompson.

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Published
1911
Condition
VG
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$33.00

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NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1911. Hardcover. VG. No additional printings. Book Two in a series which tells the story of The Mysteries of Life in simple, plain words. 24mo, tan cloth, decorated front cover, 113 pages. Condition is VERY GOOD / no jacket: light edgewear, tiny spot to fore edge, internally clean and tight.
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cover of The Two homes compared; or, the advantages of cleanliness.

The Two homes compared; or, the advantages of cleanliness.

by American Sunday-School Union

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Published
1850
Condition
G+
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$23.00

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Philadelphia, PA: American Sunday-School Union, 1850. Hardcover. G+. 24mo, marbled paper-covered boards backed in black leather / gilt titles on spine, 34 pages, b/w illustrations. Condition is GOOD+ : edgewear to boards, scattered foxing throughout, the signature of pages 5-8 is detaching, but all is present tand the book is otherwise tight, penciled math notation on… Read more
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cover of Social Culture:  a treatise on etiquette, self-culture, dress, physical beauty and domestic relations, together with social, commercial and legal forms...

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Springfield, MA: King-Richardson Co., 1902. First Thus Edition . Hardcover. G+. ... edited from the best authorities." 1st thus edition, 8vo, beige cloth / black titles, 436 pages, b/w illustrations. Condition is GOOD+: light cover and edge wear, corners bumped, owner name on endpapers, internally clean and tight, excepting pencil sribbles on… Read more
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cover of The Young Lady's guide to the harmonious development of Christian character.  11th edition.

The Young Lady's guide to the harmonious development of Christian character. 11th edition.

by Harvey Newcomb

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Published
1843
Condition
Collectible; VG-
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$53.00

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Boston: William J. Reynolds, c1843., 1843. Hardcover. Collectible; VG-. [Note that the engraved title page, which preceeds the 11th edition title page, states J. Dow, Boston as publisher.] 12mo, brown blind-stamped publisher's cloth / gilt cover illus and spine decoration, 323 pp, [12 ]pp of publisher advertisements, frontispiece engraving (Sisters of Bethany, by O.… Read more
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cover of Sketch Book 76: the American soldier 1775-1781.

Sketch Book 76: the American soldier 1775-1781.

by Klinger, Robert Lee; assisted by Richard A. Wilder.

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Published
1974
Condition
VG+
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$15.00

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Union City, Tennessee: Pioneer Press., 1974. Soft cover. VG+. Reprint ed. 4to, illustrated stapled wraps, 53 pages, b/w illustrations. Condition is VERY GOOD+ : slight wear.
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cover of American Whist illustrated, containing the laws and principles of the game, the analysis of the new play and American leads, and a series of hands in diagram; and combining Whist univeral and American whist.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, 1890. Full-Leather. G+. 367p. 2nd edition. Full burgundy leather. GOOD+/ - : edge and corner wear; sl soiling to pg edges and endpapers; front hinge cracked; spine head torn; quarter-sized stain on pgs 206-286 (text unaffected).
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$43.00