(Two items); 1) Business Life: A London Tradesman's Experience with Practical Advice and Directions; 2) A Book For The Household For Young Men

WHITTINGTON, Richard (the Younger); ANONYMOUS

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Two volumes of sage Victorian advice to young men, including advice on entering and conducting business, courtship and marriage, building and furnishing a home, insurance, wills, housekeeping, investments, lawyers, bankruptcy and, in the second volume, "How to Take Care of Number One."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Houlston and Wright; Jarrold and Sons
  • Edition: First part Fourth Thousand. Second part Twenty-fourth thousand
  • Date Published: 1865
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    No date on second item. 2 volumes in one. Vol. 1: x, 236; Vol. 2: Various paginations. 16.5 cm. Engraved frontispiece beginning of second volume. Half leather with marbled paper boards, endpapers and text block edges. Attractive spine has raised bands, gold impressing. Boards are rubbed with paper chipped, corners are bumped. Front endpaper signed "John Young Normanby 1876" with second ink notation below. Second title page is slightly stained as are rear endpapers.

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