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Category: All Categories: Families and Genealogy: Births, Marriages, Deaths
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In Memoriam: In Sacred Memory of Christine Elizabeth Faust, wife of Rev. Allen K. Faust, Sendai, Japan, by her Fellow-Laborers
Publisher: Publication Board of the Reformed Church, 1902.
Paperback. Condition: Fair/None Black soiled softcover 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 ins. wormhole to bottom corner of front cover, dog ear back top corner has 1/4 in. closed tear. Page 17 has a small closed tear to the page edge. Holes to end papers. Stapled, covered binding is strong, and interior unmarked. The face reveals the heart, and her face was always bright. Small memorial pamphlet printed on the first anniversary of the death of Christine E Vollmer Faust. Born 1877 in Lancaster, PA, she died in 1901, shortly after marrying Rev. Allen K. Faust and travelling to Japan as a missionary. Japan Mission Field of the Reformed Church. Language: English. Pages: 42

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Bailey, Frederic W.; additions and corrections by Donald Linen Jacobus.  
Early Connecticut Marriages as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800.

Publisher: Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997..
Facsimile Reprint ISBN: 0806300078 Originally published in 7 books 1896-1906. Octavo, about 8.75 inches tall, in gilt stamped red cloth. Each of the seven volumes paginated separately, but, about 1000 pages total. Clean, bright, sound and unmarked with a hint of extremity wear to the covers. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

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compiled by Broughton, Carrie L.  
Marriage and Death Notices from Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 1799-1825

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc. Baltimore, MD 1962.
192 pp, green SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover and spine. These records were compiled by Carrie Broughton, State Librarian from the files in the North Carolina State Library, originally published in 1944. The Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette was a weekly paper founded Oct. 22, 1799 by Joseph Gales, Sr. Prev owner stamped "Library of Jean Andrews, PHD" on the title page, some sunning to the exterior edges. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Gandrud, Pauline Jones.  

Publisher: Southern Historical Press [Greenville, SC]. 2008. (1981)..
615pp. + Name Index. 8vo. Olive cloth with gilt lettering against black within a gilt-ruled frame on the front cover & spine. As New (Pristine). ISBN 0893082090.

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Herbert, Jeffrey G.  
Index of Death Notices Appearing in the Cincinnati Daily Times, 1840-1879.

Publisher: Bowie MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1994..
First Edition ISBN: 0788400630 Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in blue wraps decorated in black. 279 pages. Clean, bright, sound and unworn. Softcover Softcover Fine

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Hollowak, Thomas L  
Index to the Obituaries and Death Notices Appearing in the Jednosc-Polonia, 1926-1946 : (Polish American Genealogy, Baltimore, Maryland)

Publisher: Polish Genealogical Society; Chicago: 1983.
Very Good+ Softcover 162 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff tan covers, bibliography, appendix of Polish cemeteries, funeral homes, churches and synagoge in Baltimore; short chapter on Polish surnames; about 3400 names listed, with date of death, date of issue in which obituary appears, many also listing close family members. ; Preface by William F. Hoffman. ; Library sticker over lower part of spine. No other marks. Minor wear only. Quite scarce.

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Jabour, Anya  
Marriage in the Early Republic : Elizabeth and William Wirt and the Companionate Ideal

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press; Baltimore, Md: 1998.
Very Good Softcover ISBN: 0801871107 217 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pin k and purple covers, [ix] + 217 pages, index, bibliographical essay, endnotes, a few low-quality b/w illustrations. ; Series edited by Joan E. Cashin and Ronald G. Walters. ; Elizabeth Washington Gamble, author, married William Wirt, future US attorney general, in 1802. This is a book-length sociological case study of an early American marriage and of perhaps the first big messy (almost) divorce in American history. ; Book shows only light wear, but previous owner (history student) has made many light pencil marks and underlined words and passages on many pages up to page 68. Binding tight and square. ; Gender Relations in the American Experience Series; Vol. 4

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Jorgensen, Jes Trost  
Kvinden Husmoderen Barnet : Woman, Housewife, Child

Publisher: Nordens Bogforlag; Denmark: 1950.
Very Good+ Hardcover 354 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; DANISH text throughout. Beautiful reddish-brown leather over spine and corners, marbled boards, gilt spine title, pale gray patterned endpapers, 2 glossaries, several tables, many b/w photos and line diagrams. ; Illustrations by Olav Thyrring Meller. Photos by Ib Rahbech Clausen (Ib Rahbek-Clausen). Editor and foreword by Jes Trost Jorgensen. Chapters by H. Reich Nielsen, Laurentius Holm, Ida Laursen, Erik Klougart, Gerda Borch, Sigrid Krogh, more. ; Chapters include: Makeup and cosmetics. Interior lighting and design. Ladies fashions. Fancy table settings. Household budgeting. Childbirth hygiene (with explicit diagrams) and much more. ; Boards show light edgewear. One page (on cosmetics) has two very small pink spots, not affecting text. No other defects. Scarce.

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Leach, William H.  
Cokesbury Marriage Manual, The, 2e : 2nd Revised Edition, 1945

Publisher: Abingdon Press Nashville, Tenn: 1945.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Second Revised Edition Hardcover 158 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small format, black buckram cloth over flexible boards, rounded corners, black endpapers, several appendixes including pronouncements of several religious bodies on their own marriage customs, state marriage and divorce laws, bibliography, index. ; Copyright 1933. This is 2nd revised edition, 1945. Includes specific wedding ceremonnies for Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist, Golden Wedding, and others. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unused. Laid in: 1) one small 3-page wedding ceremony, typed out, with names Norm and Elaine, and with additional notes penned on reverse. 2) another version of same thing, on one page, folded.

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Neuger, Lois Lorraine  
Bride of Detroit, The

Publisher: Applied Publishing Company; Minneapolis: 1951.
Fair First Edition Softcover 64 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White plasctic comb binding, stiff blue covers, 64 glossy pages, 55 recipes, 7 menus, 39 b/w photos and illustrations. Tips on wedding scheduling, receiving lines, expenses, silverware sets, buying meat, household duties, etc. ; Detroit area promotional item for the wedding industry, 1951. Includes display ads from 17 major sponsors including Craine's photography studios, Russeks fashions, Steve Petix formal wear, Taepke's flowers, Miller Square Deal jeweler, Wrigley's super market, many more. ; One leaf (page 57-58) is quite wrinkled, with small edge chips, but attached and readable. Otherwise normal wear. Scarce. Sold as is.

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Phifer, Kenneth W. (Rev)  
Good Death, a : A Paper Prepared for the Ohio River Clergy Study Group, 1996

Publisher: Published by Author; Ann Arbor: 1996.
Near Fine Softcover 95 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Black plastic comb binding, green covers, bibliography, chapter endnotes. Includes text of UU General Resolution 'Right to Die with Dignity' adopted 1988, text of model statute granting right of self determination in death, author's personal memoir dealing with euthanasia from 1960s to present. ; Authored by senior minister, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan, who was present with Merian Frederick when she ended her life with aid of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, 1993. ; A hint of wear to tips. No other defects. Quite scarce.

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Pierce, Samuel Henry Sr.  
Excerpts from a Mortician's Workshop
Publisher: Georgia Funeral Directors & Embalmers Association; Atlanta, Ga: 1958.
Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket Hardcover 145 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Black cloth, bibliography, endnotes, table of state regulations, list of colleges of mortuary science, 100 pertinent legal questions and answers, plenty of general business tips, list of old and new funeral terms, glossary, a few b/w line illustrations. ; Authored by dean, Atlanta College of Mortuary Science, pioneer in professionalization of funeral home directors and staff, African American. ; Book shows only light shelfwear. Owner name (Mr. C. W. Morris) in old ink on front endpaper, under jacket flap so not too distracting. Jacket is rubbed, soiled, a few small ballpoint marks to front, edges quite chipped, all text present and readable. Quite rare.

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Tassone, Shawn A., and Kathryn M. Landherr  
Hands off My Belly ! : The Pregnant Woman's Survival Guide to Myths, Mothers, and Moods

Publisher: Prometheus Books; Amherst, N. Y. : 2009.
Near Fine Second Printing Softcover ISBN: 1591027535 272 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White pictorial covers, index, footnotes, chapter endnotes, several lists and charts, 98 myths listed and debunked, plus plenty of helpful information. ; A wonderful collection of medical facts and useful information which explodes all the silly myths and superstitions surrounding pregnancy. Authored by two ob-gyns. ; A touch of shelfwear only. Appears unused.

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Wood, Leland Foster, and Robert Latou Dickinson  
Harmony in Marriage : (In Original Box, with Original Ephemera)

Publisher: Round Table Press; Great Neck, N. Y. : 1960.
As New in As New dust jacket Revised Edition; Twenty-Ninth Printing Softcover 128 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Lovely white softcover with embossed white leatherette jacket, as issued. 128 pages. Index. Complete with original drop-lid box, in which are: 1) miniature marriage certificate, 2) business reply card from Pastoral Psychology Book Club, with order blank for this book. 3) 3-panel leaflet for author's other book, Love that Lasts a Lifetime, with one bent edge due to being slightly too large for box. ; Advice for couples before they marry. Also contains wedding service words for officiant. Copyright 1939. This is revised edition, 29th printing, 1960. ; No defects to book or jacket. Appears unread. Unlettered white box is intact, no split seams or corners, but shows sunning around edges. Quite scarce in this condition.

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