Don’t: A Manual of Mistakes and Improprieties more or less prevalent in Conduct and Speech. [The Parchment Paper Series No. 11]

By: [Oliver Bell Bunce] aka “Censor”

Price: $45.00

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1st American ed.. 16mo, papercovers and dustwrapper. 94 [2 advt] pp. A guide to socially acceptable behavior, manners, etiquette, and grammar. Reprinted many times over the past century, original copies are quite scarce. This is semi-original. The slim volume was first published in 1883 by Field & Tuer as “Vellum Parchment Shilling Series of Miscellaneous Literature, number 9”. No information is available to determine if Appleton bought the sheets from Field & Tuer or pirated them. CONDITION: Fair; chipping at spine ends with a ¼”chip in lower third of spine; covers tanned. Text block is clean and bright, but shaken with a split at the hinge/gutter near the center

Title: Don’t: A Manual of Mistakes and Improprieties more or less prevalent in Conduct and Speech. [The Parchment Paper Series No. 11]

Author Name: [Oliver Bell Bunce] aka “Censor”

Categories: Language, Dictionaries & Thesauri,

Publisher: NY: D. Appleton & Co. : 1897

Book Condition: Good

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: k109220a

Keywords: language, aphorisms, grammar, etiquette, manners