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Little Mabel's Friends: A Sequel to Little Mabel and Her Sunlit Home

By: A Lady

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Carlton & Potter: 1862

Seller ID: 2202716

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with chip from spine head and some small spots of cloth loss on front & rear panels, intermittent foxing throughout. 1862 Hard Cover. 145 pp., 6-page terminal publisher ad. Original black stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes four engraved illustrations. A contribution to the normative religious literature of the nineteenth century; according to the preface, this tale is meant to instill that 'A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which ... View more info

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The Lady's Guide to Plain Sewing. Used in the Construction of Wearing Apparel, and Household Linens; Explained by the Clearest Directions and Numerous Engravings.

By: A Lady

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Kannik's Korner: 1993

Seller ID: 2278502

ISBN: 0964016109

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1993 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Sewing Box or Basket; Comments on Tools and Thread; Fastening On and Off; Sewing Position; Running Stitch; Back-stitch; Combination Running and Back-stitch; Spaced Back-stitch; Overhanding and Overcasting; Plain Hem Stitch; Rolled Hem; Open-Work Hem; Felled Seam; French Seam; Plain or Running Gathers; Whipped Gathers; Attaching a Whip Gathered Piece; Worked Button-h... View more info

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The Experienced American Housekeeper, or Domestic Cookery: Formed on Principles of Economy for the Use of Private Families.

By: A Lady [Rundell, Maria Eliza Ketelby]

Price: $200.00  $160.00

Publisher: Andrus & Judd: 1835

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2096582

Condition: Fair


Includes plates 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Other copies we found record of noted a double-paged frontispiece and a folding plate, neither of which are present here. Front board and portions of spine absent, engraved title page present but loose with loss from binding margin, rear joint cracked, top edge stained, foxed throughout. A scarce survival, but in need of restoration. 1835 Small Hard Cover. 216 pp. 12mo. An early edition of the work first published in 1827, which i... View more info

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Sails of Gold

By: Asquith, Lady Cynthia

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1927

Seller ID: 2274311

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, a few light smudges and stains to boards, bookplate on second blank. 1927 Large Hardcover. 166 pp. Includes a story by A.A. Milne about Tigger. Milne had published Winnie-the-Pooh just one year earlier. An anthology of stories edited by Lady Cynthia Asquith. CONTENTS: Ianthe Jerrold: A Lovely Lady; John Buchan: The Magic Walking Stick; Laurence Binyon: In the Aquarium at the Zoo; Denis Mackail: What Happened to Oz; Geoffrey Dearmer: The Giraffe; H. Belloc: Agi... View more info

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Station Life in New Zealand: A Lively Account of the Joys and Hazards of Life on a Sheep Station in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand (Virago/Beacon Travelers)

By: Barker, Lady; Kidman, Fiona

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1525603

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Lightly rubbed, crease on back corner. 1984 Trade Paperback. 238 pp. First published in 1870, Lady Barker's enthusiastic description of three years spent on a sheep station in New Zealand is full of intriguing insights into colonial life. These letters to her sister record the 'delight and freedom' of Barker's daily life and surroundings, as well as some daunting adventures. View more info

Image for The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Edited by Her Great-Grandson, with Additions and Corrections Derived from Original Manuscripts, Illustrative Notes, and a Memoir; New Edition, Revised, in Two Volumes (Bohn's Standard Library: Biographical Library)

The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Edited by Her Great-Grandson, with Additions and Corrections Derived from Original Manuscripts, Illustrative Notes, and a Memoir; New Edition, Revised, in Two Volumes (Bohn's Standard Library: Biographical Library)

By: Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley; Lord Wharncliffe (Editor); Thomas, W. Moy (Editor)

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: George Bell and Sons: 1887

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2201199

Condition: Very Good


New revised edition. Hinges of vol. 1 weak, spot on front panel of vol. 2. 1887 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. cxxxviii, 394, 32 (publisher ads); xxvi, 559, 32 (publisher ads). Burgundy cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped publisher emblem on front panels, blind-stamped border on front & back panels. The well known letters of Lady Montagu, wife of the British ambassador to Turkey, described by Billie Melman as 'the very first example of a secular work by a woman about... View more info

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Reminiscences of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: A Social and Artistic Biography

By: Polko, Elise Vogel; Lady Wallace

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Glenbridge Publishing Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1529530

Condition: Very Good


First edition thus. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1987 Hard Cover. 222 pp. This is a welcome reprint of a memoir of Mendelssohn by a German contemporary originally published in 1869. It offers a sympathetic portrait of the composer, who lived in the age of romanticism in German music and whose own music remains a cherished part of the permanent repertoire. Elise Polko worked with the composer and imparted to her biography a personal touch which adds... View more info

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Alexandra Feodorowna, Empress of Russia, in Two Volumes [Feodorovna]

By: von Grimm, A. Th. [August Theodor]; Lady Wallace

Price: $250.00  $200.00

Publisher: Edmonston and Douglas: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283852

Condition: Good


First edition. Hinges repaired by previous owner, edges and front and end matter foxed, bottom corner of front free endpaper of each volume clipped. 1870 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. xv, [1], 325, [3]; viii, 424 pp. 8vo. A biography of Alexandra Feodorowna (Charlotte of Prussia), the wife of Tsar Nicholas II. The work was written by a teacher to the Romanovs, who worked first for Alexander II, then for Nicholas I. It was originally published in Leipzig just six ... View more info