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Image for Mrs. Rorer's Philidelphia Cook Book A Manual of Home Economies

Mrs. Rorer's Philidelphia Cook Book A Manual of Home Economies

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Arnold and Company: 1914

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 164H4264

ISBN: B01HVT22L2

Condition: Fair


B01HVT22L2 viii, 581 pages. This 1914 copy is a reprint of the 1886 first edition. Covers a broad spectrum of foods with clearly explained and carefully tested recipes. Hinges open. Average wear to attractively illustrated copper cloth-covered boards. A worthy copy of this delightful vintage cookbook. BITTING p.405, WHEATON & KELLY 5254. View more info

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Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book 1913

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Co: 1913

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 755H4349

ISBN: B004HHR1CC

Condition: Good


B004HHR1CC 380, 6 [ads] pages. Index. 7.5" x 5". Several colour and black and white plates. Attractively embossed front board. Vintage ads on endpapers. "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, in his great study of married life, entitled 'A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus,' makes his heroine say - 'Mrs. Beeton must have been the finest housekeeper in the world. Therefore, Mr. Beeton must have been the happiest and most comfortable man'; and his hero concludes that Mrs. Beeton's book 'has more wisdom to the square inch than any work of man'. - Preface. Binding sound. Small recipe taped to... View more info

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Horses and Hounds: A Practical Treatise on Their Management

By: "Scrutator" (Horlock, Knightley William)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Co.: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 312G4857

Condition: Fair


302 pages plus 6 pages of ads at back. Maroon leather backstrip. Olive cloth-covered boards. Gilt decoration of hound upon front board. Several black and white illustrations. Narrow openings along each hinge. Front free endpaper removed. Above-average wear and soiling. Moderate spine lean. Few pencil markings to contents. Not pretty but a worthy reading copy of this fascinating work. View more info

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Pen Pictures of Early Pioneer Life in Upper Canada

By: A "Canuck" (of the Fifth generation)

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105A1464

Condition: Fair


280 pages. Intended to "Give glimpses of life - of real homely life - among the early pioneers." - from Introduction. Black and white photographic plates. Bright gilt lettering and decorations upon backstrip and front board. Unmarked. Back hinge open else respectfully worn. Front free endpaper removed. Tissue protected frontis. A pleasing copy. View more info

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Money for All: Or the Economic Science of Money

By: Alexander, Jesse P.

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Ramsey, Millett & Hudson: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313C5065

Condition: Fair


"National bank notes retired - legal tenders the only paper money - prosperity for every industry." - subtitle. "This little work makes no pretensions to literary merit. It was written, by the author, at intervals snatched from his other occupations as a farmer... The leading facts stated, and the great and fundamental truths of the science of money enunciated, are in accordance with the true principles of Political Economy when applied to the present conditions of America, and are believed to be sound and incontrovertible." - from Preface. Contains the following five essays... View more info

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The Happy Garden

By: Ansell, Mary

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Limited: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 159G2293

Condition: Fair


224 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Decorated endpapers. Attractive gilt and colour adornment to olive cloth-covered front board. Somewhat above-average overall wear. Hairline opening along front hinge. Moderate foxing near both endpapers. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. A worthy copy of this charming work. View more info

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The Apostle of Alaska - The Story of William Duncan of Metlakahtla

By: Arctander, John W.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422G0029

Condition: Fair


395 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Fold-out map. Usual library markings. Heavily worn. A worthy reading copy. Wickersham 1479. View more info

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Western Mill and Smelter Methods of Analysis

By: Argall, Philip H.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Denver, CO, U.S.A., Industrial Printing & Publishing Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133C5852

Condition: Fair


124 pages. "A practical laboratory handbook for the assayer and chemist, describing the methods of analysis in every-day use in Western Mills, Smelters and Custom Assay Offices." - subtitle. Title page and table of contents loose but present. Binding frail. Above-average external wear and soiling. Prior owner's details atop title page and upon front free endpaper. A worthy vintage copy View more info

Image for Stepping Stones to Literature - A Fourth (4th) Reader

Stepping Stones to Literature - A Fourth (4th) Reader

By: Arnold, Sarah Louise; Gilbert, Charles B.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Silver Burdett Company: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 468C7605

Condition: Fair


320 pages. Lexicon. Charming black and white illustrations. Above-average external wear and soiling. Back hinge open. Last page partially loose. A worthy copy of this vintage reader. View more info

Image for 1889 Map of the Solar System, Illustrating Comparative Distances of the Planets From the Sun

1889 Map of the Solar System, Illustrating Comparative Distances of the Planets From the Sun

By: Artist Unknown

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Rochester, NY, W.H. Stewart: 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 739H2711

Condition: Very Good


Vintage color map. Includes illustrations of comparative planet sizes, neap tides, spring tides, lunar eclipse and solar eclipse. Outer dimensions: 10.75" x 14.5". Unmarked with Light wear. View more info

Image for 1889 Color Map of the Lower 48 States of the United States (U.S.A.) Indicating Divisions of Standard Time

1889 Color Map of the Lower 48 States of the United States (U.S.A.) Indicating Divisions of Standard Time

By: Artist Unknown

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Rochester, NY, W.H. Stewart: 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 739H2712

Condition: Very Good


Vintage color map. Includes table of cities located in the Inter-Colonial, Eastern, Central, Mountain, and Pacific Standard Time Zones. Indicates how many minutes faster or slower these locations are than Solar Time. Outer dimensions: 10.75" x 14.5". Unmarked with moderate wear and soiling. View more info

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Etymonia

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, Samuel Tinsley: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 562A5829

Condition: Fair


258 pages plus 16 pages of advertisements. "What we have herein written has been conceived in a spirit of philosophic dispassionateness. Let, then, those who would criticize passionately remember this, and forbear. We address ourself to the masters of reason and to the intellectual man; and not to those who are the mere slaves of prejuduce. Let these stand aside, since with them we have no business." - from Author's Notice. One-inch openings at each end of spine. Above-average wear to decorated brown boards. Gilt lettering upon front board and spine. Relatively benign erasures ... View more info

Image for Dominion School Geography - British Columbia Edition

Dominion School Geography - British Columbia Edition

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage & Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543A4765

Condition: Fair


304 pages. Nice colour maps interspersed throughout text. Many reproductions of black and white photos. Average wear. Prior owner's details inside front board. Attractive beige cloth-covered boards. A very presentable copy of this charming vintage school text. View more info

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Tuba or E-flat Bass: Beginner's Instruction Book

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, The International Conservatory of Music: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856A4877

Condition: Fair


Intended for beginning players. Contains 48 lessons and final review test in a duo-tang binding. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. A worthy working set of these charming vintage lessons. View more info

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Skandinavisk Illustreret Kogebog

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $495.00

Publisher: USA, Publisher Not Stated: 1909

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 758C5066

Condition: Fair


319 pages. "Udarbeidet for skandinaviske husholdninger i America." - from title page. Undated but appears to be circa 1909. Above-average wear. Hinges open. Binding fragile. A worthy reading copy of this vintage Norwegian-language cookbook. Possibly a first edition but we are unsure as no publishing information is provided in the book. Appears to have been printed in Norway but possibly in the U.S. View more info

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A Guide to the Egyptian Collections in the British Museum

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, The British Museum: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241C5072

Condition: Fair


325 pages including extensive index. With black and white plates and illustrations in the text. Above-average wear. Boards attached but loosely. A worthy reference copy of this excellent reference. View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 166 - Vol. XVI, October 1909

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5530

Condition: Good


Features: Phot and write-up re: "Our Brigadier, Col. F.W. Romilly, C.B., D.S.O.; Sheet music (piano music, solo, and lyrics) to Herbert G. De Hamel's "The Hodden Gray; A Territorial Training Song; Shooting results; "B" Company's Week-end; A Page from a Non.-Com's. Diary; Scots Abroad - a tramp in Burma; Roll of Non-Commissioned Officers and Men, 14th (County of London) Battalion, the London Regiment (The London Scottish); and more. Average wear and soiling. Staples disintegrated. Name written atop front cover. View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 167 - Vol. XIV, November 1909

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5531

Condition: Good


Features: Phot and write-up re: Lance-Sergeant Leonard Criswick; Company Notes; The London Scottish Athletic Club; Shooting Results; Notes by the Commanding Officer; Editorial; Former London Scottish Regiments; Scots Abroad - 'Rugger' in India; Territorial Nurses; and more. Average wear and soiling. Staples disintegrated. View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 168 - Vol. XIV, December 1909

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5532

Condition: Good


Features: Photo of Mrs. Romilly (and her dog) who is to honour the London Scottish by presenting the Battalion Prizes on December 9th; Company Notes; Shooting results; Scots Abroad - a rifle club in the Falkland Islands; Notes by the Commanding Officer; Editorial; Hallowe'en; Archibald Forbes, War Correspondent; "A" Company March; Roll of Non-Commissioned Officers and Men; "The Bonnet"; and more. Average wear and soiling. Staples disintegrated. View more info

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The London Scottish Regimental Gazette: No. 133 - Vol. XII, January 1907

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, The London Scottish Regiment: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5533

Condition: Fair


Features: Photo and write-up of Mr. Edward Peacock, Late Member "A" Company, Regimental Number 452; Company Notes; Shooting Results; London Scottish Rifle Volunteers - An Appreciation; The Roarin' Game (curling; Notes by the Commanding Officer; Special Appeal Fund; Our Regimental Plate (No. VI. - The Trotter Cup) - photographed and described by Ian Bhreatannaich; Scots Abroad - a letter from Rhodesia; Proposed Poster for Recruits; Notes on the Attack, by the C.O.; Correspondence; and more. Four-inch tear to top of back cover. Water marks to top of first few pages. Average wear and ... View more info