The Etiquette Collection, Sold Items, page 3

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C.M. BARTRUG
Mother Goose Etiquette Rhymes
Albert Whitman & Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1941

Illustrated by Marjorie Peters

Binding quite used (not as bright as photo shows), black ink stamps on front and back end pages, page 7/8 torn out.

A wonderful, fairly rare book nevertheless!

6 ½ x 8 inches

 


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RICHARD A. WELLS
Manners Culture and Dress of the Best American Society, King, Richardson, & Co., Springfield, Mass., et. al., 1890

Many full page illustrations and smaller vignettes throughout.

Pages slightly yellowed with age, and a small number with worm-holes, binding water-stained but strong and in tact.
8 x 6 inches

 


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G. R. M. DEVEREUX

Etiquette for Men:  A Book of Modern Manners and Customs

C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd., London, 1915, Fifth Edition

 

Some wear on exterior, fragile and time-stained interior, as usual.

7 ¼ x 5 inches

 


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J. A. DACUS, Ph. D.
A Guide to Success, with Forms for Business and Society...

Scammell & Company, Publishers, St. Louis, et. al., 1879
Possibly first edition

In good condition, binding showing some wear and light spotting.

8 ½ x 5 ¾ inches

 


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AGNES MORTON

Letter Writing:  Suggestions, Precepts and Examples for the Conduct of Business and Social Correspondence

The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1921

(Revised Edition, originally published in 1894)

 

Very good condition, with rare, slightly worn and lightly stained dust-jacket

6 x 4 ½ inches

VG/G+

 

 

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GAY HEAD (Margaret Hauser)
Etiquette for Young Moderns: How to succeed in your social life
Scholastic Book Services, Scholastic Magazines, Inc., New York, 1954.  This is 7th printing, September 1964.

Paperback, in good condition.  Pages somewhat yellowed.

6 3/8 x 4 1/4 inches.


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ESQUIRE MAGAZINE
Esquire's Handbook for Hosts:  A Time-Honored Guide to the Perfect Party

Facsimile Edition of 1949 original, printed in 1977
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York, 1977

In almost new condition.
10 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches
VG+/VG


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Emily Post
Emily Post's Motor Manners…the bluebooklet of traffic etiquette
National Highway Users Conference, 1949.  First Printing


Paperback booklet, faded and worn cover.

5 x 7 inches

 


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MAUD C. COOKE

Social Etiquette, or Manners and Customs of Polite Society

n.p., © 1897, printed after 1900

 

Good condition, with some wear and slight fraying at cover edges and spine.  First signature loose from binding

 

With numerous illustrations in b/w as well as color and b/w phototype engravings, 508 pages

9 ¼ x 6 ½ inches

 

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GIDEON WURDZ (aka Charles Wayland Towne)

Eediotic Etiquette:  An Up-to-date Manual of the Manners of men and Women for Men and Women of Manners, and a Complete Catalogue of the social Dues--and Most of the "Dont's"--for all Disciples of Deportment

Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, New York, May, 1906

 

Illustrated by Wallace Goldsmith

 

Very good internal condition with some rubbing on the black ink of the front cover.

6 ¼ x 4 ¾ inches

 


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PARKER PUBLISHING COMPANY EDITORIAL STAFF

Business Etiquette Handbook

Parker Publishing Company, Inc., West Nyack, N.Y., 1965

This is eighth printing, April 1968

 

Very good condition, with some very minor age spots on dust-jacket. Jacket with some tears to front at top.

8 ½  x 5 ¾ inches

 

VG/G+

 


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ANONYMOUS

Decorum:  A Practical Treatise on Etiquette and Dress of the Best American Society

J. A. Ruth & Co., Chicago, 1878

 

Very good condition, some wear at binding edges, some foxing internally, golden fore-edges

7 ¾ x 5 ½ inches

 

 

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ANNIE RANDALL WHITE

Twentieth Century Etiquette

n.p., 1900

 

Illustrated by George Spiel

 

Very good condition, with almost 50 full page engravings in color and black and white and numerous other drawings

9 ½ x 7 ½ inches

 

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GERTRUDE E. McVENN
Good Manners and Right Conduct
, Book One, D.C. Heath & Co., Publishers, Boston, New York and Chicago, 1919

Hardcover in good condition. A few previous owner's markings and notes in front, one pasted down to front end paper.

7 1/2 x 5 inches


SOLD

 

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