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SEVEN WIVES AND SEVEN PRISONS; OR, EXPERIENCES IN THE LIFE OF A MATRIMONIAL MONOMANIAC: A TRUE STORY WRITTEN BY HIMSELF

By: L. A. Abbott

Price: $150.35

Publisher: N Y, N Y, Publ for the Author: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29985

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; x, 205 pages; Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac: A True Story Written by Himself . Frontis is "My first and worst wife." An interestingly written account. Bound in blindstamped brown cloth, this antique volume is a scarce (fictional) autobiography. The author claims that this work is indeed a true account of how he happened to be married seven times to seven different women and (humorous) events that led to the marriages and of how the failures of each marriage often landed him in pris... View more info

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COURTSHIP AND MATRIMONY: WITH OTHER SKETCHES FROM SCENES AND EXPERIENCES IN SOCIAL LIFE; PARTICULARLY ADAPTED FOR EVERY-DAY READING

By: Morris, Robert,

Price: $23.45

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson & Brothers,: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34728

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; blind-stamped red cloth boards with darkened gilt stamping on spine, light wear to corners and top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing to front board, binding solid. 508 pp. + 2 pp. Testimonials in front and 22 pp. Advertisements in rear. Some light pencil marginalia, large rectangular offset mark pp. 28-29 with text still clear, front paste-down and free end-paper advertisements. One testimonial written by Leland. View more info

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MARRIAGE CUSTOMS IN MANY LANDS

By: Rev Hutchinson, H. N.

Price: $73.27

Publisher: NY, D Appleton,: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25736

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Marriage Customs in Many Lands. 1st Am. Ed. 8vo, modern buckram. 24 plates (incl. Photo plates). Untrimmed. "It is doubtful whether the Vedas and other ancient sacred books of the Hindus countenance the polygamy which prevails among the richer classes in India,..." worldwide overview. View more info