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EXCUSE ME!
A Game of Manners for Children
Parker Brothers, Inc., Salem, Mass., New York, London, 1923

Contents include twelve white question cards, 36 small, numbered correct-answer slips and 76 small, unnumbered incorrect-answer slips.  Original box with tears, splits and repairs as well as some old staining. With photo-copy of original directions for playing the game.

Box: 4 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches

 


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NO AUTHOR LISTED
[MRS. M. L. RAYNE]

Gems of Deportment and Hints of Etiquette:  A Manual of Instruction for the Home
Tyler & Co., Chicago, 1881

 

With numerous line-engraved illustrations and vignettes.

In good condition. Binding frayed slightly at edges.
 

8 x 6 inches


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What Shall I Do:  Everyday Questions and Answers on Etiquette

13 page booklet, no date give, no publication place given.  Appears to be 1920s, and perhaps a giveaway from "Quaint Shop" Greeting Cards Company, Westfield, Mass.

Covers slightly soiled, otherwise in very good condition.

6 x 5 inches


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MRS. HUMPHRY, "Madge"

of "Truth"

Manners for Men

James Bowden, Covent Garden, London, England, 1898, Seventh Edition
(First edition was February 1897)

 

Covers soiled/darkened and with rubbing on the front center (but perfectly in tact). The title and pictorial imprints slightly faded, interior clean and tight

 

7 x 4 inches

 


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Modern Manners: What to Do--How to Do It--What to Say--How to Say It
The Haskin Service, Washington, D.C., 1946

Softcover booklet in fragile but intact and complete condition.  Looks to have been a mail-away service offering of The Patriot and The Evening News.

9 x 6 inches


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ENID A. HAUPT

The Seventeen Book of Etiquette and Entertaining

David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1963.  This is Fourth Printing, February 1964

 

Very good condition.  Dust-jacket slightly soiled and with a few small tears. Front fly-leaf with old glue stains

 

10 x 7 inches

VG+/G
 


SOLD

 



 

LAURA ROUNTREE SMITH and CAROLINE SILVER JUNE

Little Folks From Etiquette Town (Happy Manikin and Social Twins Combined)

Albert Whitman & Co., Chicago, 1944 (Seventh Printing, originally (c) 1922, 1924, and 1927)
 

Illustrations by Mildred Lyon and Marguerite M. Jones

 

Tight binding, clean, hardly used

 

8 x 6 inches

 


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SALLY HINES

Good Manners in a Nutshell

Nut Shell Publications, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1947

 

Hardcover in very good condition.  Internal pages slightly yellowed. No dust-jacket.

 

8 x 5 inches

 


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ELEANOR BOYKIN
This Way, Please:  A Book of Manners
The MacMillan Company, New York, 1951

Illustrations by Chichi Lasley

Very good condition with good original dust-jacket (a few creases and losses).

8 x 5 inches


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MIRIAM B. REICHL, Editor
Fashion Sewing on a Budget
The Homemaker's Encyclopedia, Inc., New York, 1952.

Spine faded, otherwise in very good condition.

342 black & white illustrations and photographs.

8 x 5 inches
 


SOLD


 

EDITH HEAL
Gloves:  Fashion & Etiquette
Hansen Glove Corporation, n.p, 1961
Second Printing

In good condition except for old label stain at top right corner of front cover, and some skinning on the back cover.

24-page booklet
9 x 6 inches
 


SOLD


 

 

"An American Lady"

True Politeness:  A Hand-Book of Etiquette for Ladies

Leavitt & Allen, New York, 1854 Originally 1847

Embossed and gilt covers worn, spine missing, interior with some staining and complete save top third of first page torn off.  Fragile.

4
x 3 inches
Pre-Civil War American. 
Quite rare.

 


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GAIL BROOK BURKET

Manners Please

Beckley-Cardy Company, Chicago, 1949

 

Illustrations by Peter Brunger

 

Used ex-library condition with attendant ink stamps and old glue where pocket was.  Very slightly worn at edges.  Front end page torn out.


7   x 6 inches

 


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RUTH CARMEN

Carmen Living Jewels:  Personality, Poise, Culture

John C. Yorston Publishing Company, New York, 1937


Very good condition, cover fraying and with losses at edges which extend beyond internal sheet size
 

Soft, leatherette cover with gold end-pages, printed on heavy glossy paper, 112 pages

9 x 6 inches

 


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BYRTA CARSON
How You Look and Dress:  A First Course in Clothing
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, Toronto, London, 1955
(Second Edition)

Ex-Library Book in very used condition with binding soiled, written on, fraying.  Interior pages generally in excellent condition.  Foredges and title page with some red ink.

8 x 5 inches
 


SOLD

 


 

 

EMILY HOLT

Encyclopaedia of Etiquette:  What To Do, What To Say, What To Write, What To Wear.  A Book of Manners for Everyday Use

Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, New York, and Toronto, 1921, Illustrated, Revised and Enlarged Edition.   Originally 1901-1915

 

Fair condition, binding worn and loose, last few pages loose from binding, ink and pencil inscriptions front and back endpapers, internal soiling, no dust-jacket, 500 pages

 

8 x 5 inches

 

 

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ELINOR AMES

Elinor Ames' Book of Modern Etiquette
Halcyon House, New York, 1935

 

With 14 photographic illustrations

 

Good condition, binding coming loose at front, ink underlining and notations in first 15 pages, otherwise clean, used condition, no dust-jacket

9  x 6  inches

 

 

 

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Louise Raymond
[with Good Housekeeping Institute]
Good Housekeeping's Book of Today's Etiquette
Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1965.  First Edition

 

Illustrations by Burmah Burris
 

Hardcover, in very good condition. Color copy of original dust-jacket.

 

9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches

 


SOLD


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