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image of A Lady of Fashion, Barbara Johnson's Album of Styles and Fabrics

A Lady of Fashion, Barbara Johnson's Album of Styles and Fabrics

by Natalie Rothstein (Ed.)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$130.00

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Cream cloth with gilt particulars to front board and spine; pictorial dust jacket. Other contributors include: Sir Roy Strong, Madeline Ginsburg, Anne Buck, Jean Hamilton, Avril Hart, and James Fowler. Appendices include: George Thoomson: In Search of the Man, The Clothing Accounts of George Thomson 1738-48, Transcription of the Accounts and others. Both black and white and color illustrations throughout;… Read more
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$130.00
image of Everybody's Magazine July 1915 Vol. 33 No. 1

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This Everybody's Magazine features the urgent topic of women's suffrage and rights years prior to the long overdue passing of the 19th amendment. The cover features two young girls setting off a "Votes for Women" rocket in the spirit of the 4th of July. Corners and sides are worn and interior contains a slight water stain, but otherwise in good… Read more
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$90.00
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The Complete Economical Cook and Frugal Housewife

by Mary Holland

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1833
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Twelfth edition
Item Price
$260.00

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Title continued: "...Also, Trussing & Carving; preparing soups, gravies, sauces, made dishes, potting, pickling, &c. With directions for pastry and confectionery. Likewise the art of making British wines, brewing, baking, gardening, &c." Rebound brown half morocco with marbled boards, as well as 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. xl, 288 pp. 4 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches.
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$260.00
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The Romance of Perfume

by Richard le Gallienne

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$100.00

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Eight pochoir plates by Barbier. Rear pocket with ribbon bound pamphlet "At 20 Rue de la Paix" Yellowing to edges; darkening to spine with wear to head & tail. Lacking glassine & slipcase. Otherwise a clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. 46 pages
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$100.00
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Women Adventurers

by Loreta Janeta Velazquez; Hannah Snell; Mary Anne Talbot; Christian Davies

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$125.00

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Distillations from the memoirs and biographies of Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Hannah Snell, Mary Anne Talbot and Mrs. Christian Davies bound in red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and cover. Decoration to front and back boards. 5 plates featuring illustration of women, including frontispiece of Madame Velazquez in military uniform. Includes title pages… Read more
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$125.00
image of Treur-Tooneel der Doorluchtige Vrouwen, of Op en Ondergang der Vorstinnen,  En andere Beruchte Vrouwelijke Personagien: Behelzende een kort en bondig  verhaal, van 't jammerlijk en Ellendig Eynde der voornaamste, en  Treffelykste Vrouwen.  Beginnende met de Assyrische Monarchie, en  vervolgende tot aan het Eynde deser Eeuwe. Uit veele geloofwaardige  Schrijvers, en verscheidene Taalen, met groote moeite by een versameld.  Met curieuse Figuuren, (door J. Luyken gemaakt) verciert.

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4 books bound in one. Engraved frontispiece and 12 pretty horrible plates depicting man's mistreatment of women.; 4to ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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$1,750.00
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Fifteen-Thirty: The Story of a Tennis Player

by Helen Wills

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition First State
Item Price
$250.00

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. Blue publisher's cloth, stamped in silver to front boards and spine. Top dyed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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$250.00