To see my son's old books. How to behave, a pocket manual for Republican Etiquette. Stamped hardcover with gilt lettering.
7.5" by 5.25" w/ 149 pages plus a few ads. And Guide To Correct Personal Habits Embracing An Exposition Of The Principles Of Good Manners; Useful Hints On The Care Of The Person, Eating, Drinking, Exercise, Habits, Dress, Self-Culture, And Behavior At Home; The Etiquette Of Salutations, Introductions, Receptions, Visits, Dinners, Evening Parties [dancing too], Conversation, Letters, Presents, Weddings, Funerals, The Street, The Church, Places Of Amusement, Traveling, Etc. With Illustrative Anecdotes, a Chapter on Love and Courtship.And Rules of Order for Debating Societies. FULL CONTENTS SHOWN IN THE PICTURES. Photos carefully as they are part of the description. All of my books are VERY OLD and have 100+ years of wear to varying degrees. Boards - very secure, some discoloration to the covers - with a bit of edge wear too. Very good -1 very, very, small spit back side [half an inch]. Inner hinges - very good. Pages - generally pretty clean -just a few spots. Writing - name stamped & 2 very, very, small stickers on ffep - see last picture. Rips /folds - no rips that I saw - 4 folds plus the bottom edge of the pages are lightly bent to apx half of the book. Rear free end paper missing. A RARE ONE FOR YOU! [might make a good "toilet" book].
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All others please contact me. This book is very old and. May have accumulated bad smells along the way [musty basement/ mildew/ smoke].
Dryer sheets in them for a few months makes a world of difference! My nose doesn't work like it use to. So the old book smell doesn't bother me.
As far as I can tell -this book does not smell bad. The item "RARE 1857 HOW TO BEHAVE REPUBLICAN ETIQUETTE TRUMP LESSONS DRESS PARTY LETTERS" is in sale since Monday, June 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Manuscripts". The seller is "craminn" and is located in Sherwood, Oregon.
This item can be shipped to United States.