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Home in the South, or, Two Year's at Uncle Warren's

By: A Lady

Price: $200.00

Publisher: American Reform Tract and Book Society, Cincinnati, 1857,:

Seller ID: 75111


A Lady. A Home in the South, or, Two Year's at Uncle Warren's . Cincinnati,OH: American Reform Tract and Book Society, (1857). Pp. (2),[i]-vi,[7]-134 ,(4), frontis., + 1 plate. Includes textual illustrations. 12mo, red pressed cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spine. An abolitionist tract released prior to the outbreak of the Civil War, directed more towards juvenile readers, but with a constant message that could have been followed by all, exhibiting the sinfulness of slaveholding in general, promoting the cause through reason and reflection and the brutalizing effects that the prac... View more info

Story of a Dark Plot; or, Tyranny on the Frontier

By: A.L.O.C. SMITH, William W. A Lady of Canada

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Warren Press, Bston, 1903,:

Seller ID: 96595


A.L.O.C. The Story of a Dark Plot; or, Tyranny on the Frontier. Boston : The Warren Press, 1903. Pp (2),[3]-198,(2), frontispiece portrait + 3 plates.8vo, maroon cloth, single rule blindstamped border, gilt lettering to fron t board and spine. A.L.O.C. stands for A Lady of Canada. "The publication of this book has been with the approval of some of the best thinkers on the temperance question, and we doubt not that its careful perusal by all who read it will prove a stimulus in connection with the cause of temperance, and if they are timid or hesitating will cause them to become decisive in... View more info

True Politeness : A Hand-book of Etiquette for Ladies

By: American Lady, An.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Leavitt & Allen, New York, 1853,:

Seller ID: 112472


American Lady, An. True Politeness : A Hand-book of Etiquette for Ladies. New York : Leavitt & Allen, 27 Dey-Street, 1853. (Copyright 1847 by George S. Appleton). Pp (4),[5]-64. 16mo, purple pressed cloth, gilt lettering and vignette of two ladies greeting each other to front board, gilt lettering to spine, all edges gilt. Contents : Introductions; Recognitions and Salutations; Dress and Fashion; Conversation - Tattling; Visits and Visiting; Receiving Visits; Ball-Room - Parties - Dancing; Music; The Dinner Table; Courtship and Marriage; Servants; Letters and Notes; Funerals; Cards; Presents; ... View more info

Narrative of the Passage of the Pique across the Atlantic

By: AYLMER, Lady

Price: $600.00

Publisher: J. Hatchard and Son, London , 1837,:

Seller ID: 105475


AYLMER, Lady. Narrative of the Passage of the Pique across the Atlantic. London : J. Hatchard and Son, 187, Piccadilly, 1837. First Edition. Pp (2),[3]-82,(2). Sm 8vo, original maroon boards, gilt lettering to front board, repaired maroon spine, all edges gilt. Not in O'Dea. "After receiving every demonstration of kind regret at our departure from Canada, which kind heartscould bestow, we embai'ked on the 17th of September, 1835, on board the Pi que frigate, commanded by the Hon. Captain Kous, and sailed for England, from Quebec, which for five years had been our home. There is a feeling i... View more info

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Mutineers of the Bounty. ex-lib US ed.

By: BELCHER, Lady

Price: $240.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, 1870,:

Seller ID: 40258


BELCHER, Lady. The Mutineers of the Bounty and their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands. With Map and Illustrations. NY: Harper & Brothers, (1870). Pp 377, frontis., incl. plates. 8vo, brown cloth, beveled boards. Written in part to update and correct the account of Sir John Barrow's The Mutiny of the Bounty, Lady Belcher drew upon unpublished sources and personal papers in order to present a fuller picture of the mutiny and its aftermath. Ex-library (bookplate, remains of spine label), heavily rubbed with wear to extremities and chipping to head and tail of spine, unsightly dampspott... View more info

Mutineers of the Bounty and their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands

By: BELCHER, Lady

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1871,:

Seller ID: 86917


BELCHER, Lady. The Mutineers of the Bounty and their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1871. Pp. (4),[5]-377,(1),[1]-6 of ads, frontis., including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, pressed brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Broken up into two parts, the first details the mutiny proper (and its fallout), while the second part focuses on the lives of the mutineers and their families after their settlement on Pitcairn and Norfolk. Boards quite rubbed with nicking to and fraying spine ends and hinges, abrasion to rear board, occasional foxing throughout, else... View more info

Spitfires in Japan : From Farnborough to the Far East : A Memoir. in dustjacket.

By: BOUCHIER, Cecil Boy, Air Vice-Marshal Sir. BRITTON, Dorothy, Lady Bouchier, ed.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Global Oriental, Folkestone, Kent, 2005, ISBN:1901903443:

Seller ID: 103976


BOUCHIER, Cecil Boy, Sir. Spitfires in Japan : From Farnborough to the Far East : A Memoir by Air Vice-Marshal Sir Cecil "Boy" Bouchier. Edited by Dorothy Britton (Lady Bouchier). (Folkestone, Kent): Glbal Oriental, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,[1]-358,(12), + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'Boy' Bouchier, as he was known, who died in 1979, was both a remarkable 'soldier'ssoldier' and a 'diplomat's diplomat', combining battlefield courage and en durance with great leadership skills and a keen understanding o... View more info

Voyage in the "Sunbeam". 1881.

By: BRASSEY, Lady BRASSEEY, Thomas, Earl.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1881,:

Seller ID: 31661


BRASSEY, Lady. A Voyage in the "Sunbeam": Our Home on the Ocean for Eleven Months. Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1881. Pp 511. 8vo, brown dec. cloth, gilt on front and spine. An American edition of the account of the Brassey's circumnavigation, first published in 1878. Slightly cocked, cloth rubbed, worn at extremities, owner's signature, paper yellowed, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Voyage in the Sunbeam : Our Home on the Ocean for Eleven Months. pbk.

By: BRASSEY, Lady Century Seafarers series MILLAR, George, intro. BRASSEY, Thomas, preface]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Century Pub., London, 1984, ISBN:0712603360:

Seller ID: 78208


BRASSEY, Lady. The Voyage in the Sunbeam : Our Home on the Ocean for ElevenMonths . Introduction by George Millar. With wood engravings by G. Pearson , chiefly after drawings by the Hon. A.Y. Bingham. [Preface to the First Edition by Thomas Brassey]. London: Century Publishing Co. Ltd., (1984). Pp. (5),x-xx,[1]-492, frontis. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A volume in The Century Seafarers series. An account of a voyage aboard a sailing ship, from Brazil, around Cape Horn, and across the Pacific to the Suez Canal. Faint cover creasing, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Memories of Four Continents

By: GLOVER, Lady GLOVER, E.R.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lippincott Company / Seeley, Service , 1923,:

Seller ID: 23015


GLOVER, Lady. Memories of Four Continents: Recollections Grave and Gay of Events in Social and Diplomatic Life. Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott Company / Seeley, Service & Co., Ltd., 1923. Printed in England. Pp (4),9-[318],(1), port.fronris.+ 7 leaves of plates. 8vo, orange cloth. O'Dea 1764. Lady Elizabeth Rosetta Glover (née Scott). Newfoundland chapters: 3. First Impressions of Newfoundland (pp.4658); 4. Newfoundland and its Dependencies (pp.59-71). Other references. With index. The U.S. issue with "Lippincott" on spine. Spine & board edges sunned, bookplate, ow vg. 100.00 View more info

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Dragon : A Wonder Play in Three Acts

By: GREGORY, Lady

Price: $50.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, Ltd., 1920,:

Seller ID: 53084


GREGORY, Lady. The Dragon : A Wonder Play in Three Acts. L: G. P. Putnam's Sons, Ltd., 1920. Pp. 102. Small 8vo, blue-green paper covered boards, white printed paper label to front. The Dragon was first produced at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin on 21st April, 1919. Spine browned, head chipped, small tear to the outer hinge, edges browned, else vg. 50.00 View more info

On the Racecourse : A Play in One Act. First Edition

By: GREGORY, Lady

Price: $50.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, London & New York, 1926,:

Seller ID: 84079


GREGORY, Lady. On the Racecourse : A Play in One Act. London & New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, (March 1926). First Printing. Printed at the Talbot Press, Dublin. Pp (2),[1]-27,(3). Small 8vo, printed grey card covers. “Isabella Augusta, Lady Gregory (1852-1932), born Isabella Augusta Persse, was an Irish dramatist and folklorist. With William Butler Yeats and others, she co-founded the Irish Literary Theatre and the Abbey Theatre, and wrote numerous short works for both companies. Lady Gregory produced a number of books of retellings of stories taken from Irish mythology. Born into a class th... View more info

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Seventy Years : Being the Autobiography of Lady Gregory. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GREGORY, Lady YEATS, W.B. SMYTHE, Colin, ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Colin Smythe Limited, Gerrards Cross , 1974,:

Seller ID: 23088


GREGORY, Lady. Seventy Years : Being the Autobiography of Lady Gregory. Edited and with a foreword by Colin Smythe. Gerrards Cross : Colin Smythe Limited, 1974. 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g. With errata slip laid in. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Make-up Revolutionized : New Color Discovery in Rouge gves women new magic

By: Lady Esther)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lady Esther, Evanston, Illinois, 1935,:

Seller ID: 101403


(Lady Esther). Make-up Revolutionized : New Color Discovery in Rouge gves women new magic. (Evanston, Illinois : Lady Esther, 1935). Pp (20), plus a center insert backed with cardboard of four samples of Lady Esther Rouge with some poder puffs for application. Illustrated in colour. Oblong small 8vo, white and pink stapled wrappers. A few smudges to front cover, else very good. With Lady Esther Rouge samples present. 100.00 View more info

Cookery Made Easy; or, Plain and Practical Directions for Properly Preparing to Cook, and for Nicely and Cleanly Cooking and Serving-Up All Sorts of Provisions, from a single joint of meat, with vegetables, to the finest seasoned dishes of Poultry, Fish

By: LADY, A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Dean & Son, London, 1868,:

Seller ID: 107995


LADY, A. Cookery Made Easy; or, Plain and Practical Directions for ProperlyPreparing to Cook, and for Nicely and Cleanly Cooking and Serving-Up All S orts of Provisions, from a single joint of meat, with vegetables, to the finest seasoned dishes of Poultry, Fish and Game; every necessary direction being given in the most exact and accurate manner, whether for Steaming, Boiling, Roasting, Baking, Frying, Broiling, Stewing, Hashing, orr Mincing, also the proper methods of making Plain & Rich Gravies, Sauces, Soups, Broths, &c. Cookery for Invalids, and for Children's Food. To which are added, pr... View more info

Lady Franklin's Revenge : A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History. in dj.

By: McGOOGAN, Ken FRANKLIN, John) FRANKLIN, Jane, Lady)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: HarperCollins, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0002006715:

Seller ID: 67018


McGOOGAN, Ken. Lady Franklin's Revenge . A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History. (Toronto): HarperCollins, (2005). Pp.(12),1-467,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue paper covered boards with gilt lett ering to spine. "When her husband, Sir John Franklin, disappeared into the Arctic in 1845, in a misguided attempt to discover the final link in the Northwest Passage, [Lady Jane Franklin] orchestrated an unprecedented twelve-year search. Though she failed to rescue Franklin, she contributed more to the dsicovery of the North than any celebrated explorer, and turned fai... View more info

Lady Franklin's Revenge : A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History. signed in dj.

By: McGOOGAN, Ken FRANKLIN, John) FRANKLIN, Jane, Lady)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0002006715:

Seller ID: 89462


McGOOGAN, Ken. Lady Franklin's Revenge . A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History. (Toronto): HarperCollins, (2005). Pp.(12),1-467,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue paper covered boards with gilt lett ering to spine. "This book is one of a limited number of copies of the first edition of Ken McGoogan's 'Lady Franklin's Revenge' signed by the author"(from p.[i]). "When her husband, Sir John Franklin, disappeared into the A rctic in 1845, in a misguided attempt to discover the final link in the Northwest Passage, [Lady Jane Franklin] orchestrated an unpreceden... View more info

Letters from the Levant, during the Embassy to Constantinople, 1716-18. With A Preliminary Discourse and Notes, containing A Sketch of her Ladyship's Character, Moral and Literary, by J.A. St. John.

By: MONTAGU, Mary Wortley, Lady

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Joseph Rickerby, London, 1838,:

Seller ID: 95277


MONTAGU, Lady Mary Wortley. Letters from the Levant, during the Embassy to Constantinople, 1716-18. With A Preliminary Discourse and Notes, containingA Sketch of her Ladyship's Character, Moral and Literary, by J.A. St. John . London : Joseph Rickerby, 1838. Pp [1]-0,(1),[i]-lxiii,(1),[1]-283,(1),[1]-4(ads). 8vo. Blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A collection of60 of Lady Montagu's letters. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) was an English aristocrat, traveller and writer, and is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, as wife to the Britis... View more info

White Tie and Decorations : Sir John and Lady Hope Simpson in Newfoundland,1934-1936. pbk

By: NEARY, Peter, (ed.) SIMPSON, John, Sir SIMPSON, Hope, Lady

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0802080855:

Seller ID: 67892


NEARY, Peter, (ed.). White Tie and Decorations : Sir John and Lady Hope Simpson in Newfoundland, 1934-1936. Edited by Peter Neary. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1997). Second Printing. Pp (10),[xi]-xviii,(16),[1]-373,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. "In February 1934, a financial emergency created by the Great Depression forced the suspension of self-government in Newfoundland. Britain guaranteed Newfoundland's debt and appointed a Commission of Government. Among the first members named to the new government was Sir John Hope Sampson, whose portfolio included responsibili... View more info

White Tie and Decorations : Sir John and Lady Hope Simpson in Newfoundland, 1934-1936. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NEARY, Peter, (ed.) SIMPSON, John, Sir SIMPSON, Hope, Lady

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1996, ISBN:0802007198:

Seller ID: 16077


NEARY, Peter, (ed.). White Tie and Decorations : Sir John and Lady Hope Simpson in Newfoundland, 1934-1936. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1996). First Printing. Pp (10),[xi]-xviii,(16),[1]-373,(1). Illustrated. 8vo,blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "In February 1934, a financial emer gency created by the Great Depression forced the suspension of self-government in Newfoundland. Britain guaranteed Newfoundland's debt and appointed aCommission of Government. Among the first members named to the new governm ent was Sir John Hope Sampson, whose portfolio included responsibility ... View more info