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Social Evening Entertainments

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Paris/london/new York, Butterick Publishing Company (Ltd. ): 1895

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 44815

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Green pebbled printed wrappers, with slight edge wear, minor chipping, and light edge darkening. Paper is slightly browned at page edges, but paper is still supple, text is clean. Instructions for 39 "entertainments", cleverly written in short story form. A rare book, with instructions for entertaining in the late Victorian era. Drawings illustrate favors, invitations, costumes for various parties. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 103 pages View more info

Preston Bailey's Design for Entertaining Inspiration for Creating the Party of Your Dreams

By: Bailey, Preston

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bulfinch: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 45547

ISBN: 0821227653

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Just a hint of edge rubbing in like DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. Filled with glorious color photos throughout text. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages View more info

The Seventeen Book of Etiquette & Entertaining

By: Haupt, Enid A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Not First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 39521

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Slightly edge worn, with former owner's name inside front. A bright, tight, clean copy, in a edge chipped, age toned DJ, with closed tears at the DJ flap folds and one closed tear at top front of DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 307 pages View more info

Little Entertainments and How to Manage Them

By: Leverton, Mrs. Waldemar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, R. F. Fenno & Company: [1903]

Seller ID: 51377

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Gold cloth, with just a hint of age darkening at edges. Front board has orange square with calling card pastedown, all in fine condition. Former owner's name in ink on front free endpaper, which is age toned, as are the page edges. This is a US "pirated" copy of an English book on home entertainment, first published in 1903. There is no copyright date, which indicates that this unauthorized reprint was done before 1907. It appears that the cost estimates have been translated to US prices of the time. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 120 pages; A practical treatise on the art of entertai... View more info

Her Majesty the Queen - Our Baby's Biography Designed and Illustrated in Free-Hand Paper Cutting by Barr

By: [Baby Book] Barr, Ethel Elaine, Illustrator

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, George M. Hill: 1902

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 43168

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Blue pictorial cloth, with cameo of baby girl between two storks with halberds. Interior is illustrated with free hand paper cuttings, very charming. This baby book was never used -- no writing inside. Paper slightly age toned, typical of books of this period. Slight edge wear at spine ends and corners, with fraying at spine heel and some browning on corners of first few pages. Despite flaws, a bright, tight copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info