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1 John True, Or, The Christian Experience of an Honest Boy
Anonymous
New York Harper & Brothers 1856 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Red cloth boards with hint of very light soiling. Blind stamped decoration on front and rear board. Tiny spots of wear at corner tips and spine ends. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Pale yellow endpapers, with previous owner name, date and place neatly penned on front free endpaper (LeRoy, NY 1861). Illustrated. 160 pages. Approx. size: 5-1/2" x 7" From the "Harper's Story Book" series. 023760

Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Madame Solario
Anonymous
New York Viking Press 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition (First Published in August, 1956) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black and lime green cloth boards with black lettering no cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 374 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has a few tiny edge nicks, short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Jacket design by Irv Docktor. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At a fashionable hotel on Lake Como in 1906, the enchanting Madame Solario, a woman of worldly charm and mystery, is receiving the gallant attentions of the men and the envy of the women when her brother unexpectedly appears on the scene. Thrown together by a scandal in their past, they find themselves inescapably enmeshed. The author of this distinguished and fairly scarce novel has glowingly recaptured the scene of an age when life had graces now lost; the dress, the attitudes, the manners of European aristocracy in those years live in these pages as if the book had been written at that time. 026741

Price: 25.00 USD
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3 The American Toilet
Anonymous
New York Imbert's Lithographic Office 1827 Pamphlet Very Good 
Scarce early American booklet of lithographs on the true meaning of beauty. The American Toilet. New York: Imbert's Lithographic Office, 1827. Size: 4-5/8" x 3-5/8". Twenty page small lithograph booklet, each lithograph with liftable flap revealing text underneath. Bound with original string on left edge, no covers. A few of the flaps are missing, and some of these pages have slight damage (holes where flap was removed). Others are in perfect condition. Lithographs are black and white and have not been colored. 023734

Price: 500.00 USD
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4 The Lady of the Decoration
Anonymous
London Hodder & Stoughton 1910 unknown Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Wakana Utigawa, Illustrator 
Pretty decorated cloth binding printed in London at the Edinburgh Press (lavender blue cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine). Very slight surface wear to spine corners. No fraying. Slight soiling (scattering of faint spots to cover). Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. no date, circa 1910. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Eight beautiful full color tipped in illustrations with clean printed tissue guards (illustrations in colour by Wakana Utigawa). 210 pages. 024633

Price: 25.00 USD
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