Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co, circa 1900. Hardcover. Scarce. Inscribed by the author "For the mother of Mary Matthews with best wishes of the Author - Alice Brooks / Written by the Great Great Aunt of Mary Matthews." on the front free endpaper. Alice Brooks was a Baltimore author who often wrote under the pseudonym "ALIX." A collection of advice for young mothers, most involving when and how to discipline kids - each with real life examples. The author notes that "most of the articles in this little volume have been published in Parish Visitor. The material, for many of them, has been gathered from the wise teachings of my mother, to whose memory I lovingly dedicate it." Bound with red cloth spine and corners over white cloth boards. Title in black to front cover with silver flower. Dampstaining and discoloration to covers and spine. Minor wear to corners and edges. Clean interior. 119 pages. LIT/041718. Very Good.
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Bloomfield Hills, MI and Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark, 1976. Hardcover. Thin folio. A reproduction of Fitzgerald's humorous touring serial about his first car (a used Marmon) and his adventures in it with his wife, Zelda - who destroyed it several months after it was purchased in the summer of 1920. The story was first printed in Hearst's Motor magazine in three installments, March - May 1924 and this book reproduces the magazine article in facsimilie. Tan cloth boards with brown title to front cover. Crease to front free endpaper. Clean interior. In tan dust jacket with black title to front cover. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few short closed tears. Unpaginated. AUTO/041718. Near Fine / Very Good.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1973). Hardcover. Scarce edition. Near fine in very good orange and white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Fading to spine panel, minor chipping and creasing to edges and minor soiling to dust jacket. 379 pages. WOM/032817. Near Fine / Very Good.