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  • Susy’s Sacrifice. [Quirky mis-binding]. 1899.

    Quirky Binding: Scarce Victorian Novel. [MATTHEWS, JULIA A]. Susy’s Sacrifice. 299pp. 3 plates (including frontispiece which is bound elsewhere in the book, i.e. not at the title page). Interior: Occasional light foxing/spotting, age toning to pages. Binding: This book has been re-bound using different binding (red calf, decorated in gilt) of another book entitled: ‘My Lady Nicotine’. (Presumably the J.M. Barrie novel), light rubbing and wear to boards, corners, and extremities, gold leaf to corners of text block. 8vo. London, J. Nisbet & Co., 1899.

  • Health and Success In Business… 1892.

    WILLIAMSON, John. Health and Success In Business: How Lost: How Recovered. A Personal Experience. Addressed To Business Men. By A Business Man. Monochrome photographic frontispiece, (presumably of the author?). (Title page detached, first few pages loose, occasional marks, browning and spotting). Publisher’s dark red cloth, lettered in silver (some wear, staining). Includes the 8pp. (With two plates) supplement bound in at the rear: “Dyspepsia: Its Cure, and How it is Applied. Being a Supplement to “Health and Success in Business. How Lost: How Recovered”. [With] pink printed slip bound in. 8vo. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & co., 1892. Rare Victorian Self Help Book.