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1 Warner's Safe Dictionary Comprising over Five Thousand Words with Definitions and Pronunciations; Carefully Selected from Best Authorities and embracing All the More Difficult Words in General Use
Rochester, New York H. H. Warner & Co. 1889 First Edition Wraps Very Good 
4to. 29.5 by 15.5 cm. 32 pp. plus wraps. Versos are generally devoted to concise definition of words, and facing rectos are predominantly testimonials for the Warner & Co.'s various remedies. Inside cover features an illustration of a safe, as in a bank safe, which is meant as a metaphor for the company's "safe" cures. Warner had a diverse assortment of nostrums, including for kidney and liver, Bright's disease, female issues, malaria, and on and on. Elsewhere is a promotion for Warner's cookbook. A typical, if somewhat larger, pharmaceutical promotional flyer of the day, since these often included texts and illustrations not directly germane to the products being hawked but were coupled with the promotion to incentivize recipients to glance at the item, and possibly save it for a while. Moderate wear and soiling on the cover. Tiny dogear on lower corner of some leaves. Age toning to the leaves, as to be expected with the cheap paper stock employed. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Pieces and Plays for Recitation Whether Grave or Gay, Eastlake, F. W.
2 Eastlake, F. W. Pieces and Plays for Recitation Whether Grave or Gay
Tokyo Shobido 1903 First Edition Presumed Brochure. Wraps. Very Good 
Scarce, with no copies located on OCLC FirstSearch. Narrow 12mo. 16.5 by 11 cm 107, [2] pp. And one fold-out plate. Dialogues for Japanese students of English. Unintentionally very amusing, with situations and expressions in English alien to any native English speaker. With the English dialogue preceding the identical dialogue rendered in Japanese. Also a few speeches for the Japanese student to practice his English elocution. Wraps are soiled, with losses at spine extremities. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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