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Image for The Gillette Blade. Volume 1 Number 4 through Volume 2 Number 3: February 1918 through January 1919

The Gillette Blade. Volume 1 Number 4 through Volume 2 Number 3: February 1918 through January 1919

By: N/A

Price: $4,485.00

Publisher: Boston, Gillette Safety Razor Company: 1918

Seller ID: Books009455


The Gillette Blade. Published Monthly by, and in the Interests of, the Employees of the Gillette Safety Razor Company. 9 x 6.25 inches. Twelve consecutive issues bound in contemporary violet cloth with gilt title to sunned spine. "#18" is written in pencil above the e of Blade on the front cover of the first issue; else unmarked. Unrestored binding is sound and hinges secure. A remarkable survival of this desireable archive. Each issue retains its original covers... View more info

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Ten Nights in A Bar-Room and What I Saw There

By: Arthur, T. S. [Timothy Shay]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: Books009287


175 pages, with frontispiece and four full-page illustrations with verso blank. No stated date of issue. Light soiling only to rear cover. Binding sound and hinges secure. Remarkable front cover mounted paper illustration of three lads in a birch bark canoe. Chas. Ream Books and Stationary Lancaster PA ticket upsidedown on rear pastedow lower left. View more info

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The Sibyl's Cave: or, Book of Oracles, for Ladies and Gentlemen

By: Bache, Anna

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry F. Anners: 1848

Seller ID: Books010970


128 pages. All edges gilt (faded). Frontispiece with tissue guard. Cloth rubbed; minor soiling. View more info

Image for Physical Drill, for Public Schools, in Four Parts, With Illustrations: Part I, Foot Drill; Part II, Arena Drill; Part III, Calisthenics; Part IV, Physical Exercises With Wands and Dumb-Bells

Physical Drill, for Public Schools, in Four Parts, With Illustrations: Part I, Foot Drill; Part II, Arena Drill; Part III, Calisthenics; Part IV, Physical Exercises With Wands and Dumb-Bells

By: Bailey, Sergeant Major D.

Price: $218.75

Publisher: Halifax, N.S,, T.C. Allen & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: Books010927


127 pages. Blue cloth soiled and rubbed. Small stain inside front cover; Upper Canard School inscription dated 1903, and Rural School Library plate to front free endpaper. View more info

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One Mother To Another

By: Bangert, Ethel E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Consolidated Book Publishers: 1942

Seller ID: Books010870


48 pages; profusely illustrated. Child-rearing. Wrapper chipped and creased. Unrecorded in OCLC. View more info

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Nutrition and Physical Fitness [second edition]

By: Bogert, L. Jean

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, W. B. Saunders Company: 1937

Seller ID: Books010428


566 pages. The May 1937 printing of the Second Edition ["Thoroughly Revised"] that was first issued 1935. Red stain to ridge of top corner of textblock; offsetting to endpapers, former owner's signature to first leaf. Binding is sound. Blind embossed stamp of McAinsh & Co.Toronto at foot of title page. View more info

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A Lady. Manners and Social Usages

By: Bugg, Lelia Hardin

Price: $181.25

Publisher: New York, Benziger Brothers: 1893

Seller ID: Books009566


317, [1] pages. Blue cloth with gilt to front and spine - moderate soiling and rubbing. Paper split along front gutter but binding sound; light foxing to front endpapers; smudge to colophon; else clean and unmarked. Second edition stated on title page. Uncommon volume of etiquette. View more info

Image for Manhood: The Causes of its Premature Decline, with directions for its perfect restoration; addressed to those suffering from the destructive effects of excessive indulgence, solitary habits, or infection; followed by observations on the treatment of ...

Manhood: The Causes of its Premature Decline, with directions for its perfect restoration; addressed to those suffering from the destructive effects of excessive indulgence, solitary habits, or infection; followed by observations on the treatment of ...

By: Curtis, J. L. [John Lewis]

Price: $781.25

Publisher: London, Self published: 1856

Seller ID: Books011281


128 pages, with eight full-page plates at front. Wrapper stained and with most of spine panel perished. First three leaves splitting from textblock but remain attached. Plates toned and foxed. Uncommon, though Seventy-Ninth Thousand is proclaimed on title page. View more info

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Entertaining Is Fun! How To Be A Popular Hostess

By: Draper, Dorothy

Price: $368.75

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010250


xi, 249 pages. Jacket stained, chipped, and spine sunned. Light soiling to boards, Offsetting to pastedowns; preliminaries stained along outer edge [see title page photo]. John Willy Hotel Monthly Bookshop, Chicago, ticket to front pastedown. No inscriptions; Binding sound. View more info

Image for A Manual for the Study of the Human Voice; Exercises and Practices for the Speaking and Singing Voice  [fourth edition. COMPLETE in 30 lessons. WITH personalized letters from the author]

A Manual for the Study of the Human Voice; Exercises and Practices for the Speaking and Singing Voice [fourth edition. COMPLETE in 30 lessons. WITH personalized letters from the author]

By: Feuchtinger, Eugene

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Perfect Voice Institute: 1922

Seller ID: Books008811


The complete manual in 30 Lessons numbered I through XXX, plus the 16 page Reference Outline and Table of Lesson Contents of the Manual. Fourth edition, 1922. Each booklet is saddle stapled and has three perforations for binder insertion. There is no binder; there is a box with remnants of Perfect Voice Institute label of which the seams of the lid are split at corners and the box too thin to hold all 30 lessons. AS WELL, included are the letters the student received fro... View more info

Image for Fifty years of Service - History of the School of Nursing of the Roosevelt Hospital New York City 1896-1946

Fifty years of Service - History of the School of Nursing of the Roosevelt Hospital New York City 1896-1946

By: Fraser, Evelyn G.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The Alumnae Association of the Roosevelt Hospital School of Nursing: 1946

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books008562


viii, 216 pages. Illustrated with photographs. Signed by the author on title page. Clean and unmarked, in sound binding. View more info

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The Prophet

By: Gibran, Kahlil

Price: $181.25

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1932

Seller ID: Books010620


118 pages. Mauve cloth with gilt to front and spine. Top edge age-darkened and with 2 stains one of which intrudes to upper edge of front pastedown and first 3 leaves. Former owner's name in pen to front free endpaper. Cloth rubbed, unevenly sunned and moderately stained. Foxing to first few and final 15 leaves. Binding is sound. View more info

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Master Dogen's Shinji Shobogenzo

By: Gudo Nishijima trs.

Price: $343.75

Publisher: Essex, Windbell: 2003

Seller ID: Books011290


v, 385 pages. As new: clean and unmarked, with no spine crease. Overseas shipping at cost: please inquire. View more info

Image for Temperance in All Nations. History of the Cause in All Countries of the Globe. Together with the Papers, Essays, Addresses, and Discussions of the World's Temperance Congress, Held by The National Temperance Society, in Chicago, Ill., June, 1893

Temperance in All Nations. History of the Cause in All Countries of the Globe. Together with the Papers, Essays, Addresses, and Discussions of the World's Temperance Congress, Held by The National Temperance Society, in Chicago, Ill., June, 1893

By: J. N. Stearns ed.

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, The National Temperance Society: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy

Seller ID: Books010111


475, 108; 434 pages. Two volumes (complete). Presentation inscription to front free endpaper of Volume II: "Presented to A.R. Clark for distinguished work in the field. By the National Temperance Society." Spines sunned; a dollop of glue (?) to front board of volume II. Volume II with a stain near gutter at foot to most leaves. Binding sound and hinges secure. Hefty tomes: please inquire for an accurate shipping quote. View more info

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Northern Nutrition

By: Jan Williams-Russell ed.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Yellowknife, N.W.T., Education Programs and Evaluation Division: Department of Education, Northwest Territories.: 1978

Seller ID: Books010000


243 pages. "This resource guide has been prepared to serve as a reference source including nutrition information and nutrition education strategies." Text is in English. Light staining to covers and exterior edges. Binding sound. View more info

Image for Energie und Lebenskraft durch Chi Gong [The Way of Energy in German translation]

Energie und Lebenskraft durch Chi Gong [The Way of Energy in German translation]

By: Lam Kam Chuen

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Munchen, Mosaik: 1993

Seller ID: Books009112


191 pages. First German issue. Clean and unmarked. View more info

Image for Nature's Way to Health. "True Indian Formulas"

Nature's Way to Health. "True Indian Formulas"

By: Leffler, Lyle

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Greensville, ON, Valley City Herb Distributors:

Seller ID: Books010901


40 pages including fold-out for x-ray of constipation / Lyle's Stomach Herbs. Wrapper sunned; occasional light spotting and underlining within. The title of "The Indian Medicine Man" on front cover evidently refers to the herbal formulas, not the author's race. View more info

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Talks About Health

By: Lewis, Dio [Diocletian]

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Boston, Dio lewis: 1871

Edition: Firat edition

Seller ID: Books008920


123 pages, plus 5 pages of ads at rear. Wraps chipped at corners and head and foot of spine. Binding is sound. Dampstain to first and final 35 pages, but no odor and no warp. Ads at rear for other Lewis publications, for the Pangymnastikon, his Spirometer, training school for teachers of the new gymnastics, his Book Holder, and on rear for The Bellevue private hotel in Boston. Ad on verso of front cover for Willow-Park Seminary. View more info

Image for CHANGING. Zhouyi ::The Heart of the Yijing

CHANGING. Zhouyi ::The Heart of the Yijing

By: Liu Ming

Price: $618.75

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Da Yuan Circle: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011289


vi, 169 pages. As new: clean and unmarked. Overseas shipping at cost: please inquire. View more info

Image for Built-In Furniture. Complete plans and instructions covering almost every conceivable application of built-in furniture....

Built-In Furniture. Complete plans and instructions covering almost every conceivable application of built-in furniture....

By: Love, Edwin M.

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Chicago, Popular Mechanics Press: 1927

Seller ID: Books011386


198 pages. Spine faded. Personal ownership signature stamp to front pastedown and free endpaper. Lower corner of free endpaper cut away. Foxing to endpapers and fore-edge. Binding is sound. A profusely illustrated guide. View more info