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Hand-Book for Funerals

By: Breed, William P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6078

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This book was saved by repair many years ago. Original front cover has been attractively used in recasing the book. New end pages and a tightly resewn binding. The last page of the text has been replaced with a photocopy. There are a few scattered spots of foxing throughout the text. Former owner's signature on blank page at front. Several pages of the text have small creases or dog ears. 2 passages in the text have been circled, no other marks found. ; 95 pages View more info

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Earth-Burial and Cremation; the History of Earth-Burial with its Attendant Evils, and the Advantages Offered by Cremation

By: Cobb, Augustus G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1892

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6072

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers worn at edges with rubbing through the cloth at corners and frayed spine ends. Lightly soiled overall. Binding remains sound though block has been cracked about 2/3 of the way through. Beautiful bookplate dated 1917 on front pastedown along with a smaller "Property of" sticker slightly over the corner of the bookplate. A couple of small pen marks found in the margins of only 2 pages, otherwise free from writing or marks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages View more info

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After Death. an Examination of the Testimony of Primitive Times Respecting the State of the Faithful Dead, and Their Relationship to the Living

By: Luckock, Herbert Mortimer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Rivingtons: 1881

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 4452

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers show moderate wear to edges with bumped and rubbed corners and fraying to spine ends. Front hinge broken and held by mull. Text is acidic and slightly brittle. Two names and a small amount of writing appear on the sencond front endpage, otherwise free from markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages View more info