Boston: Strong & Brodhead, 1849. 424pp. Thick 12mo, original blue blind stamped cloth with ornately gilt covers and spine, a.e.g. (light wear to cloth edges; scattered foxing, otherwise quite clean). Boston: Strong & Brodhead, 1849. Ninth Stereotype Edition. A very good(+) copy of this very scarce book.
New York: Rawson Associates, 1987. 371 pages, 8vo, beige and brick-colored cloth-backed boards, dust wrapper. New York: Rawson Associates, (1987). First Edition. Very good(+). Presentation copy signed on the front free endpaper: "With admiration - and with love to Elly and Jack, who need no books on the subject of a social life! Tish Oct 4, 1987."
London: Dodsley, 1774. 2 vols. Thick 4to, polished calf; recased, with new endpapers; black leather spine labels. London: Dodsley, 1774. First Edition. Very good (+). A popular work which went through 10 editions in its first year. With the half-titles, frontis. portrait, dedication to Lord North, and the preliminary ads. Errata for vol. I, bound at the end of vol. II.
2 volumes. [vi], vii, , 568; [iv], 606, pp. 4to, contemporary calf with red and brown leather labels, stamped in gilt (leather is edgeworn but attractive; internally fine and clean). London: J. Dodsley, 1774. First Edition. A popular work which went through 10 editions in its first year. Rare in complete form. with the half-titles, frontispiece portrait, dedication to Lord North, and the preliminary advertisements. Errata for volume I is bound at the end of volume II. Chesterfield's letters were...
Boston: Weeks, Jordan, 1839. iv + 467pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, foxing throughout, cloth lightly soiled, cloth partially faded from sun exposure, small area of bumping to front and back covers on right edge, some pages with a small dampstain to right margins. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, 1839. First Edition in English. From the library of Gilbert Chinard with his pencil annotations on the front flyleaf. Author was a French economist who began a....
London: Peter Davies, 1928. Illustrated with dry-points by Hermine David. Translated from the French by D.B. Wyndham Lewis. 84 pages, untrimmed, top edge gilt, slim 8vo, black silk cloth (minor wear at ends; one snag in cloth on spine, neatly repaired). London: Peter Davies, 1928. A very good copy, internally fine. Number 424 of 500 numbered copies.
New York: Walker, 1850. 8vo, full polished calf (spine scuffed), gilt dentelles, gauffered edges. New York: Edward Walker, n.d. (ca. 1850). Uniform in One Volume, including The Daughters of England, The Wives of England, and The Mothers of England. The author of 34 books, Ellis was the most popular writer of Victorian conduct literature, emphasizing middle class ideologies of womanhood.
London: Trubner, 1868. 16 black & white woodcut illustrations. 405+133pp., tall, thick 8vo, 3/4 brown polished calf, green leatherspine label, marbled boards (slightly rubbed). London: Early English Text Society by N. Trubner & Co., 1868. First Edition. Very good(+). Manners and Meals in Olden Time.
Richmond: T. Nicolson, 1804. 204 pages, plus , v,  page glossary, index & errata. 12mo, full contemporary leather (scuffed but solid; ownership signature date 1815 inside cover; dampstain in gutter on about half the pages). Richmond VA: T. Nicolson, . First edition. A good only copy of this scarce early American imprint book. OCLC lists only 3 copies, at University of Tennessee, Virginia Historical Society, and NYU Langone. -- Shaw & Shoemaker, 6555.