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[Francois-Vincent Toussaint]:
Manners: Translated from the French of Les Moeurs: wherein the principles of Morality of Social Duties, viz. Piety, Wisdom, Prudence, Fortitude, Justice,Temperance, Love, Friendship, Humanity, &c. &c. &c. are described in all their branches; the obligations of them shewn to consist in our Nature; and the enlargement of them strongly enforced.

London: W. Johnston, 1749. First edition. xlvi, 211, [ix] index. Paper slightly yellowed, pages otherwise very good with a little faint foxing. Heraldic crest to pastedown, and the ownership name of Thos Davison, Ferry Hill, to the head of the title page. [In 1754, Davison founded 'Mr Davison's Hospital' '- for six unmarried women, to be daughters and widows of burgesses' in Newcastle: who knows but that this book may have stirred him to such an act?] 12mo, 17x10cms, edges sprinkled, in contemporary binding of full calf, spine with five raised bands, ruled and decorated gilt, rubbed, with a new label. Boards ruled gilt, a little crazed and marked. Firm, joints refurbished with Japanese tissue. A nice copy. VG+.

Price: 225.00


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Dorothy Quigley:
Success is for You.

London: Sands and Company, 1898. First edition. vi, 166, +6 adverts. Some foxing to endpapers: text very clean. 1905 ownership name to front free endpaper. In the original binding of green cloth, decorated and titled in black. Firm, with some soiling to cloth. Good copy of a scarce title. Very Good.

Price: 40.00


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Michael Pearson:
The Millionaire Mentality.

London: Secker and Warburg, 1961. First edition. 218pp. Contents clean and unmarked. In the original blue cloth-textured binding titled in silver, clean, firm and bright, corners sharp, with slight sunning to top edge of spine. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, fraying slightly at the edges, with a closed tear and a small chip to bottom of front panel. A good copy. ['What are the qualities of mind and character required to build a fortune from nothing - and how can they be cultivated?...Pearson has interviewed and studied the careers of dozens of self-made millionaires..'] VG+ in G dust-jacket.

Price: 25.00


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Murphy, Joseph:
Mental Poisons and their Antidotes.

California: Willing Publishing Co [and Fowler, UK], 1962. Reprint. 28-page octavo stapled booklet. Fowler (UK distributor)'s small label on title page. Contents very clean and fresh and unmarked. Maroon and white thin card covers firm and bright, with a little minor soiling to the back. Very nice copy. Near Fine.

Price: 18.00


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Joel S. Goldsmith:
The World is New.

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1962. First UK edition. 206, (ii). Contents extremely fresh and clean, with faint tanning to endpapers. In the original binding of red-and-green speckled cloth, spine titled in white. Very bright and sharp. In the protected unclipped orange dust jacket: very bright and fresh, very slightly knocked to the top edge, and with two tiny scuffs to the joints. Exceptional copy. Fine in very good+ dust-jacket.

Price: 20.00


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