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1 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 5, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression (V) : Volume 5, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1981, Elias Petropoulos Festschrift (1 Volume)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1981 091650025X / 9780916500252 Softcover Near Fine 
352 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Chinese. Tonga. French. Farsi. Dutch. Menomini (Native American) terms. Prison slang. Genital pet names. College sexual slang. Ethnic acronyms. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; Tiny spot on fore-edge, otherwise no defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Author Unknown >> Royal Leerdam Crystal 1960 : N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam
Schiedam, Holland: N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam; 1960 Softcover Near Fine 
72 pages; Oblong 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Beautiful color glossy catalog of fine crystal made by Leerdam, Netherlands. Text, of which there is very little, is in parallel French, German, English, and Spanish. 81 b/w photos and 30 monochrome illustrations showing hundreds of items, including stemware, plates, bowls, pitchers, ashtrays, candleholders, vases, etc. ; Catalog shows 22 named patterns, which are: Boccale. Carola. Ceres. Coronet. Forta. Gilde (glad). Gilde (geslepen). Gourmet. Hora. Linia. Lyra. Narciso. Nautic. Navis. Olivia. Palma. Riflesso. Rubato. Rumba. Sylvia. Tulp. Venus. ; Covers show a touch of shelfwear. No defects. Clean, tight and square. Quite scarce. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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3 Bertus >> 2000 Beste Verschillen von Bertus : 2000 Differences, Spot the Difference Guessing Game
Nijmegen, Netherlands: Thoben Offset; 1981 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Bertus 
208 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, stiff green covers, 208 pages, 202 puzzles, each in which two cartoons are presented, and one must discover how they are different from each other. No text, apart from answers in rear, which are in Dutch. ; Isbn 9061380057.; Covers worn, with light creases to corners. Gift note on title page dated 1981. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Bleeker, C. J. >> Adoremus : Hymnbook, Livre de Cantiques, Gesangbuch
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Ploegsma; 1949 Second Edition Softcover Good+ 
56 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Tan softcover, textured covers, 56 pages, index, preface in English, 23 hymns of praise, each given in English, French, German, and some also in Dutch (?). No tunes. ; Originally published 1934. This is 2nd edition, 1949. Edited by the Rev Claas Jouco Bleeker, professor of comparative religion. Published under auspices International Association for Liberal Christianity and Religious Freedom (now International Association for Religious Freedom) ; Covers sunned, edges worn, small inkspot on front. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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5 Boyer, Walter E., with Albert F. Buffington and Don Yoder >> Songs Along the Mahantongo : Pennsylvania Dutch Folksongs
Hatboro, Pa: Folklore Associates; 1964 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
231 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, 231 pages, pronunciation key, index, bibliography, about 100 songs with tunes, guitar chords, and lyrics in Pennsylvania German dialect and English singable rhyming translation. ; Copyright 1951. This edition 1964.; Very minor wear to cloth at ends of spine. No other defects to book. Lacks jacket. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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6 Hausman, Ruth L. >> Sing and Dance with the Pennsylvania Dutch : (Pennsylvania Germans)
N. Y. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation; 1953 Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Frances Lichten 
112 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 122 pages, index, pronunciation guide, b/w illustrations and facsimiles, over 40 songs with historical notes, tunes, piano parts, guitar chords, lyrics in English and German, and several with dance movements. ; Includes songs and dances of plain people, church people, and Moravians at Bethlehem. ; Surname penned on front cover, small old pricesticker on same. Very little wear. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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7 Knickerbocker, Diedrich (Washington Irving) >> Knickerbocker's a History of New York : From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, Author's Revised Edition, Complete in 1 Volume
Philadelphia: David McKay Company; 1870 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
414 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, tan leather over spine and corners, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt, 414 pages, fake footnotes throughout, foreword by 'Seth Handaside'. 2-page publisher catalog in rear. ; Humorous fiction skewering pompous historical style of the era. Originally published 1818. This is 2nd edition, 1848, later printing, about 1870. ; Subtitle concluded: 'Containing, among many surprising and curious matters, the unutterable ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the disasterous projects of William the Testy, and the chivalric achievements of Peter the Headstrong : the three Dutch governors of New Amsterdam ; being the only authentic history of the times that ever hath been, or ever will be published.' ; Exterior shows light rubbing, mainly to spine, where gilt is mostly gone. Title on spine is invisible or label has been lost. No marks, no other defects. Hinges intact, binding tight. Scarce in this condition. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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8 Massie, Larry B. >> Haven, Harbor, and Heritage : The Holland, Michigan, Story (Signed)
Allegan Forest, Mich: Priscilla Press; 1996 1886167052 / 9781886167056 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
200 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, gray-blue buckram boards, 200 glossy pages, index, tons of color and b/w photos, many historical. Main text in 2 columns. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Foreword by Albert H. McGeehan. Special photos by Vito Palmisano. ; Beautiful book celebration 150th anniversary of founding of Holland, Michigan, settled by large numbers of Dutch immigrants, locus of massive Tulip Festival, much more. ; No defects to book or jacket. No marks apart from autograph. ; Items laid in: 1) pamphlet with brief bios of Holland's four Medal of Honor winners. 2) large color glossy Holland promotional brochure. 3) business card-sized loyalty card for deBoar Bakkerij. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Potts, Hiram >> Historical and Business Compendium of Ottawa County, Michigan, Volumes 1 and 2 : A Complete Historical, Statistical, Biographical and Geographical Compendium . . . for 1892-1893
Grand Haven, Mich: Potts & Conger, Publishers; 1892 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
484 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Complete, contains vols 1 and 2 in one vol. Hardcover, dark red leather over spine and tips, dark red cloth over boards, gilt spine title, 204 + 280 pages. ; Ottawa county, on the west coast of Michigan, was largely settled by immigrants from the Netherlands and to a lesser extent Germany and England. This publication contains Vol-1, Historical, and Vol-2, Business Directory, bound together as issued. Vol-1 describes early settlers, townships, villages, churches, militia, agriculture, schools, etc. Chapter on Women's Christian Temperance Union by Mrs. E. T. Rork. Chapter on great fire by Gerrit van Schelven. Chapter on City of Holland by G. A. Mitchell. Chapter on Holland churches by Rev. Henry E. Dosker. Vol-2 is an exhaustive listing of every business and every permanent male resident, with dozens of local display ads, and 4-pg table of all ships built in Ottawa county with their name, class, tonnage, builder, owner, etc. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover book from 1892, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. ; Tips worn. Light wear to heel and crown. Small spot to fore-edge. One leaf (preface) has a hole trimmed out of inner margin, not affecting any text. A few pages show light to moderate foxing otherwise interior is clean and bright. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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10 Princess >> Princess Quality Aluminum Cook Book
USA : Waterless Cooking Wear; 1930 Softcover Very Good+ 
24 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small softcover, brown covers, fold-and-staple binding, 24 pages, tons of tips on using the appliance, 19 recipes, drawing of mother and daughter on front otherwise no illustrations. ; Information for Princess brand stainless steel cookware featuring bakelite handles and knobs, including the Magic Dutch Oven, Chicken Fryer, and Combination Cooker. ; Very light wear. Light crease to rear cover. Otherwise appears almost like new. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Tekno, Made in Denmark :   (Model Car Catalog, 1961), Takno
11 Takno Tekno, Made in Denmark : (Model Car Catalog, 1961)
Denmark: Tekno; 1961 Softcover Good+ 
12 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small color glossy catalog, 12 full-color pages. ; Includes model fire engines, cars, trucks, motorcycles, airplanes, etc, with item numbers. Very little text but it is in Danish, Dutch, English, German, French and Spanish. ; This item is from the collection of Peter H. Foss. ; Worn but intact. Many pen marks including exchange rate (USdol to Danishkroner) on front, date (June 1961) on front, and retailprices in USdols penned under each toy. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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