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PIERCED HEARTS AND TRUE LOVE. An Illustrated History of the Origiin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of it's Present State
London:Derek Verschoyle. (1954). 2nd edition. 98pp+Bibliography. Illustrated. Hardcover. Rust boards lighly soiled and sun-faded along edges, with wear along edges, spine ends and edge points. Spine strip darkened with gilt dulled. Internally end-pages age-toned but free of prevous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight with hinges intact.
SECRET WEALTH; COMPRISING A COLLECTION OF OVER FIFTEEN HUNDRED RARE AND PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND VALUABLE TABLES.
Also Nearly One Hundred Pages of Valuable Information of The Horse Comprising the Method of Training, Symptoms of Disease, Their Cure, etc...By Dr. Hamilton of England. Syracuse:(Trvair, Smith & Co,). 1875. 1st edition. 362pp+(13)pp index. Hardcover. Brown boards shelfworn with wear and chipping to spine ends and edge points worn to boards. Internally, end pages soiled and age toned but free of previous owners marks or signatures. Aside from an occasional smudge scattered throughout, a good clean copy. The binding is tight but both hinges have started.
New Haven, CT:American Oriental Society. 1936. v+198pp. Hardcover. Green boards with light overall shelfwear. gilt on spine dulled with wear to spine edges. Edge points gently bumped. Internally, end-pages age-toned, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Binding is tight and hinges intact.
New York:E. P. Dutton and Co. 1914. 1st edition. vii+349pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Blue boards slightly soiled, rubbed and shelf-worn with some chipping along front spine edge and wear to top and bottom of spine ends. Edge points sharp but worn to boards with soiling to page edges. Internally, end pages are age toned with a previous owners name penciled to 1st free end-page. Moderate foxing scattered throughout, often to pages adjacent to illustrations. The binding is tight and square, but cracked at page 81 and both hinges. *"The practice of pressing men---that is to say, of taking by intimidation or force those who will not volunteer---would seem to have been world-wide in its adoption. Whenever men desired to have a thing done, and was powerful enough to insure the doing of it, there he attained his end by the simple expedient of compelling others to do for him what he, unaided, could not do for himself."
New York:Richard Hudnut. 1928. 46pp. with pamphlet "AT 20 RUE DE LA PRIX" by Richard Hudnut in rear pocket. Illustrated with drawings by George Barbier. Hardcover with glassine dust jacket and slipcase. Book in very good, clean condition, inside and out. The glassine dust jacket is still in one piece but quite worn and age-toned, with chips and tears to edges and folds. The slipcase is soiled and age-toned, with bottom inch missing and beginning to split at top spine edge. A very good, clean copy with a fair dust jacket and slipcase.
Featuring Frank Garcia's Million Dollar Cup and Ball Routine "The Routine That Fools the Experts"; Paul Gertner's Supererlative Steel Sphere Routine; Sam Horowitz's Magnificent Routine; "Oscar" Winning Routines, Plus Much More... (No place):(Frank Garcia). (1979). 1st edition, stated. 128pp. Illustrated. Softcover. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled with light shelfwear. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures. A very good, clean copy.
Garden City, New York:Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. 1931. xv+(4)+333pp. Illustrated with photographs. 1st edition. Hardcover. Orange boards lightly soiled and sun-faded on spine and edges. Spine and cover label still intact. Internally, illustrated end-pages still bright. No previous owners marks or signatures. A very good, clean copy.
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