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

By: A Lady

Price: $25.00

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 he possesseth.' None located in OCLC. 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

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-holes; Worked Eyelets; Thread Buttons; Binding Slits; Picots; Cross Stitch: Basic Directions, Chart; Bibliography. View more info

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Sails of Gold

By: Asquith, Lady Cynthia

Price: $40.00

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: Agincourt; Mary Webb: The Secret Joy; A.A. Milne: Tigger Comes to the Forest; Cynthia Asquith: Teddy Bear; Mary Webb: The Cuckoo... View more info

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The Journal of Elizabeth Lady Holland (1791-1811), in Two Volumes: Volume I [1]. 1791-1799; Volume II [2]. 1799-1811

By: Holland, Elizabeth Lady; The Earl of Ilchester

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290161

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled, pencil note on front endpaper verso. 1908 Hard Cover. xxii, 279; 315 pp. Two volume set. Top page ridges gilt. Six portraits. Lady Holland's claim to renown rests upon the later years of her life. She is known to the readers of memoirs and historical biographies of her time as the domineering leader of the Whig circle; as a lady whose social talents and literary accomplishments drew to her house the wits, the politicians, and the cognoscenti of the day. She is known as the hostess who dared to give orders to such guests as Macaulay and Sydney Smith, and, w... View more info

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A White House Diary (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture Series Book Seventeen [17])

By: Johnson, Lady Bird [Claudia Alta]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2291388

ISBN: 0292717490

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this 2007 reissue. Front corner faintly bumped. ix, [1], 806 pp. A memoir about being the First Lady during a tumultuous presidency, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Originally published in 1970, A White House Diary is Lady Bird Johnson's intimate, behind-the-scenes account of Lyndon Johnson's presidency from November 22, 1963, to January 20, 1969. Beginning with the tragic assassination of John F. Kennedy, Mrs. Johnson records the momentous events of her times, including the Great Society's War on Poverty, the national civil rights and social protest movements, ... View more info

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The Diary of Lord [Frances Leveson] Bertie of Thame, 1914-1918, in Two Volumes

By: Lennox, Lady Algernon Gordon; Viscount Grey of Fallodon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289584

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spines faded, owner bookplates on front endpapers, frontispieces a bit foxed. 1924 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 367, [1]; vii, [1], 347, [1] pp. 8vo. A biography of the British diplomat who served as an ambassador to Italy and France during the early twentieth century. View more info

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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

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 the Muslim Orient' (from Women's Orients: English Women and the Middle East, Sexuality, Religion and Work, 1718–1918). The... View more info

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Reminiscences of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: A Social and Artistic Biography, with Additional Letters Addressed to English Correspondents

By: Polko, Elise Vogel; Lady Wallace

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Glenbridge Publishing Ltd.: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291407

ISBN: 0944435017

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly foxed. 1987 Hard Cover. 222 pp. 8vo. 1987 reissue of 1869 original. 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 a vital dimension to her portrait. 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

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 years after the empress's death, and translated into English for this edition by Lady Wallace. Frontispiece in each volume. View more info