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North American Decoys: Wildfowl Carvers and Collectors News [4 1969 issues]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heber City, UT, Byron and Maureen Cheever: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006988

Condition: Near Fine


Quarterly issues for Jan/Feb/Mar, Spring, Summer, and Autumn 1969. Slight wear. Original illus. stiff paper wraps. 34 pp. per issue, illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Decorative Ironwork: Some Aspects of Design and Technique

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Council for Small Industries in Rural Areas: 1973

Seller ID: 021743

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in white. Essentially as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket, now in archival mylar. 80 pp., illus. w/ 127 figures (b&w photographs, line drawings). 5th ptg.: Aug. 1973. Quite obscure issue, seldom seen stateside. View more info

Maximum Spans for Joists and Rafters [Southern Pine Technical Bulletin No. 2]

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Orleans, LA, Southern Pine Association: 0

Seller ID: 021833

Condition: VG+


Booklet. Covers mildly toned along edges, 1968 receipt stamp at top front corner, light handling. 16 pp., charts, illus. Design criteria, loads and deflection limitations, tables, conversion diagram. View more info

Bowser Reference Manual [Bowser Manufacturing Co., Montoursville - December 1979 Catalog - HO Scale Trains]

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Montoursville, PA, Bowser Manufacturing Co.: 1979

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027369

Condition: VG+


Booklet, light green pictorial wraps. 60 pp., illus. Light handling wear, crease to top front corner. View more info

Illustrated Catalogue of Parker Brothers' Standard Games [1891 Catalog - Facsimile Reprint]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Keene, NH, Antique Toy Collectors of America: 1985

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 034693

Condition: Fine


Booklet, tan illus. wraps, lettered in black. Slighlty handled, virtually as issued. 64 pp., illus. Facsimile reprint of 1891 Parker Brothers catalog, issued by Parker Brothers, Salem, MA. Scarce. View more info

Heaney's Professional Catalog of Wonders: Magical Goods - Illusions - Stage Acts [Catalog No. 24]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Heaney Magic Co.: 1925

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036615

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff tan wraps, lettered/illus. in black. Covers somewhat toned by age, otherwise only slight wear. Contents clean and bright, binding (stapled) firm. 96 pp., illus. Date approximate. Vintage catalog right out of the age of Houdini: magic kits and props, gag gifts, etc. Scarce. View more info

Practical Carpentry: A Complete Up-to-Date Explanation of Modern Carpentry and an Encyclopedia on the Modern Methods Used in the Erection of Buildings [Two Parts in One Volume]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Shrewesbury Publishing Co.: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038733

Condition: Very Good


Dark red cloth, lettered in black and white, illus. in white. Modest shelf wear, slight nick to cloth along lower front joint, with some of white embossed front cover illus. beginning to flake away. 255,253 pp., illus. Text block edges somewhat soiled/toned, some toning to endpapers, interior generally clean and nicely intact. Former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf. View more info

The Rogers M. Fred, Jr. [and] Peter A. Ward, M.D. Collections [Bowers and Merena coin auction, New York, 13-14 Nov. 1995]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Auctions by Bowers and Merena, Inc.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039987

Condition: VG+


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Coin auction catalog. 276 pp., fully illus., including 7 color plates. Modest shelf/handling wear. View more info

Chessworld Vol. I, No. 1 (Jan.-Feb. 1964)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Chessworld Magazine: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042117

Condition: VG+


Stiff pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear with minor rubbing at corners, mild crease to each top corner. 80 pp., illus., with original subscription form laid in and more bound in at rear. Inaugural issue. View more info

Chessworld Vol. I, No. 1 (Jan.-Feb. 1964)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Chessworld Magazine: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042118

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear. 80 pp., illus., with original subscription forms bound in at rear. Inaugural issue. View more info

The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America

By: Adney, Edwin Tappan, and Howard I. Chappelle

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042345

ISBN: 1560982969

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Slight foxing along fore-edge of front flyleaf, otherwise essentially s issued. xiv,242 pp., illus. w/ 224 figures. 3rd ptg. View more info

The Art of Polychromatic and Decorative Turning: A Practical Manual for the Professional and Amateur Turner

By: Audsley, George Ashdown, and Bertold Audsley

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Small, Maynard and Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011936

ISBN: B00L2ONKYQ

Condition: VG-


Dull orange cloth, lettered in gilt. ix,109 pp., color frontis. + 20 b&w plates at rear. Modestly rubbed along joints and at corners, spine extremities. Several marks/spots to front cover cloth, lightly sunned spine panel. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Art of Polychromatic and Decorative Turning: A Practical Manual for the Professional and Amateur Turner

By: Audsley, George Ashdown, and Bertold Audsley

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Small, Maynard and Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042459

ISBN: B00L2ONKYQ

Condition: Very Good


Dull orange cloth, lettered in gilt. ix,109 pp., color frontis. + 20 b&w plates at rear. Mild soiling and age-darkening to cover cloth, spine panel lettering somewhat dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Making and Collecting Military Miniatures

By: Bard, Bob

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride and Co.: 1957

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 016954

Condition: VG+


Red cloth, light surface rubbing. xi,196 pp., color frontis., b&w illus. Former owner book plate on front flyleaf. Stated 2nd ptg. of 1st edition. View more info

The Furniture of Gustav Stickley: History, Techniques, and Projects

By: Bavaro, Joseph J., and Thomas L. Mossman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fresno, CA, Linden Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045957

ISBN: 094193635X

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight handling wear, nearly as issued. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 175 pp., well illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Playing Cards: History of the Pack and Explanations of its Many Secrets

By: Benham, W. Gurney

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1935

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 045176

ISBN: B000PEZAVU

Condition: Good


Tan cloth, lettered/illus. in black. Both covers dampstained along portions of edges, extending up to approx. 1 1/2" onto cover cloth, affecting text block edges but not interior. Toned text block edges. Firm binding, clean interior. vii,196 pp., color plates. A few ragged top text block edges. Good reading copy, worn but completely intact. Apparent 2nd edition. View more info

Fresh-Water Bass

By: Bergman, Ray

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Penn Publishing Co.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023670

Condition: VG+


Blue buckram, lettered in gold foil. Light shelf wear, text block edges somewhat dulled by age, lettering a bit dulled on spine panel. Light foxing/soiling to flyleaves w/ slight dampstaining along fore-edges of flyleaves only, not affecting contents, interior otherwise clean and intact, firm binding. 436 pp., illus. w/ (10) full page color plates. View more info

Illustrated Housebuilding

By: Blackburn, Graham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, Overlook Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020734

ISBN: 087951020X

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. 155 pp., illus. w/ drawings. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. Notably well preserved copy. View more info

Problems in Farm Woodwork for Agricultural Schools, High Schools, Industrial Schools, and Country Schools

By: Blackburn, Samuel A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peoria, IL, The Manual Arts Press: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040030

Condition: Very Good


Tan-olive cloth, lettered in black, oblong format. Covers modestly soiled, with light rubbing to corners, extremities. 132 pp., illus. w/ 60 plates. Some foxing to endpapers and text block edges. View more info

Original Acrostics, . . . on Some of the Southern States, Confederate Generals, and Various other Persons and Things

By: Blackwell, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Printed by James Young: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033974

Condition: VG-


Dark green cloth, both covers decorated in blind, front cover and spine panel lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf/handling wear, corners curling but otherwise intact; mild dampstaining evident to cloth on both covers along joints (somewhat darkened), as well as to endsheets and main title (faint along binding edge), interior not otherwise affected. Front cover lettering somewhat dulled/faded, text block edges toned by age. 169,9 pp., illus. Unusual and quite scarce. View more info

Practical Blacksmithing and Metalworking

By: Blandford, Percy W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, TAB Books-McGraw-Hill: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 039353

ISBN: 0830628940

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff copper color pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. viii,360 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, line drawings. 2nd ptg. View more info

Encyclopaedia of Military Models 1/72

By: Boileau, Claude; Huynh-Dinh, Khoung; Young, Thomas A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit, PA, TAB Books: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 033148

ISBN: 0830683836

Condition: VG+


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, mild binding lean original to issue. Firm, uncreased binding, clean interior. 204 pp., illus. in color. View more info

If Not Silver, What?

By: Bookwalter, John W.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Springfield, OH, Self-Published: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004618

Condition: Good


Grey buckram, deckled edges. 138 pp. Gold standard/international currency. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, lacks front flyleaf but is otherwise complete, acceptable reference copy. View more info

Staining and Polishing, Including Varnishing and Other Methods of Finishing Wood, with a Complete Index of Fifteen Hundred References [The Woodworker Series]

By: Brough, J. C. S. (fwd.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 0

Seller ID: 037732

Condition: Near Fine


Dark gold cloth, lettered in brown. [vi],218 pp., 43 illus. Nicely preserved copy showing only slight shelf wear. Undated vintage edition, likely printed from British plates. View more info

Wood-Turning [The Woodworker Series]

By: Brough, J. C. S. (fwd.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 0

Seller ID: 037741

Condition: Near Fine


Dark gold cloth, lettered in brown. [viii],150 pp., illus. Nicely preserved copy showing only slight shelf wear, former owner's signature along top edge of front flyleaf. Undated vintage edition, likely printed from British plates. View more info