Item #937 Polite Society at Home and Abroad (SALESMAN'S SAMPLE). Annie R. White.
Polite Society at Home and Abroad (SALESMAN'S SAMPLE)

Polite Society at Home and Abroad (SALESMAN'S SAMPLE)

Philadelphia, PS: J.H. Moore & Co., (1891). With a lovely colored engraved frontispiece. 8vo. 8-7/8 x 6-6/8". Wine red pictorial cloth cover stamped in gold silver and black on both front and back boards. Beveled edges. Fine condition. Item #937

A Complete Compendium of Information upon all Topics Classified under the Head of Etiquette.

This salesman's copy has far fewer pages than the 448 pp. proposed for this book. There are thirty numbered selling points printed on pink slips of paper bound between significant pages. Copy of purchase agreement with details of the book to be delivered bound in back. However, the lined pages for subscriber's signatures have been removed. Description on agreement page of book being sold describes it as a royal quarto with 448 pp. printed on fine toned, highly calendered paper from new electrotype plates, handsomely and durably bound. Fine English cloth with burnished edges is advertised for $1.75. Fine English cloth with gold edges advertised for $2.25. Full morocco with gold edges was $3.00.

Price: $25.00

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