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: The Home Library of Entertainment Instruction and Amusement -- Embracing Seven Instructive Books in One Volume .

Author: Meek, Thomas Sheppard.
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Price: $22.00
Publisher: W. E. Scull
Book Condition: G+
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: 1902
1st edition [no printing statement], 8vo, green cloth decorated in red and gilt, decorated endpapers, xxiv, 544 pages, richly embellished with over 100 duograph and half-tone engravings. Condition: GOOD+ / no jacket [as issued]: book is loose with rear board webbing exposed, chipping to spine extremities, spine dulled, internally very clean, bottom corner of page xix is torn off but still present. Contents: I. Fireside Gems from Our Popular Poets; II. The Model Speaker and Reciter; III. Games, Amusements, and Sports; IV. The Songs We Love to Sing; V. The Home Book of Etiquette; VI. Wonderful and Remarkable Things and Facts; VII. Biography and Anecdote of the Great. As the cover states: "wonderful, interesting and curious things" - and all you ever wanted / needed to know in 1902!