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Manual of Ceremonies :  American Legion Auxiliary, Mulder, Mrs Harry
161 Mulder, Mrs Harry Manual of Ceremonies : American Legion Auxiliary
Indianapolis: American Legion Auxiliary; 1947 Revised Edition; Second Printing Softcover Near Fine 
35 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small softcover booklet, blue covers, fold-and-staple binding, 48 pages numbered to 35, diagram of head table, 4 patriotic songs with lyrics and music, texts for various ceremonies and occasions. ; Revised Edition, 1946, stated. This is 2nd printing, 1947. Ceremonies revised and updated by Mrs Harry Mulder, chair, with Mrs Roy D. Gabbert and Mrs J. R. Bramlett. Foreword by Gwendolyn Wiggin MacDowell. ; Two very small spots to rear. Owner name penciled on front page. Otherwise no signs of use. Quite scarce. ; Laid in: 1949 membership list of American Legion Auxiliary of Northern Ohio, with addresses, penciled on several leaves of steno paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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162 Muller, Reinhard, and A. B. Noack >> Klingende Heimat, Eine Sammlung Der Schoensten Deutschen Volkslieder : Singing Homeland, a Collection of Beautiful German Folksongs
Hamburg, Germany: Musikverlag Hans Sikorski; Softcover Very Good 
160 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Tall softcover, white and red-brown illustrated covers, 160 pages, over 200 folklore songs with lyrics and full music. ; No date but about 1980. Code may indicate 221st printing. ; Covers show light wear, front cover lightly creased, tips starting to curl. Owner name penned on front, ink faded. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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163 Napheys, George Henry >> Physical Life of Woman, the : Advice to the Maiden, Wife and Mother
Philadelphia: David McKay Company; 1895 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
436 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, dark brown endpapers, 436 + 8 pages. No illustrations. Decorative lettering on front cover reads Knowledge is Safety. ; Advice from an MD to women of all ages concerning medical and lifestyle choices. Topics include puberty, diet, monthly changes, love, marriage, divorce, diseases, pregnancy, abortion, baby care, much more. ; Originally published 1872. This edition copyright 1890 by D. G. Brinton. This printing 1895. 'New stereotype edition, with the final corrections of the author, and a biographical sketch,' stated. This is an actual antique book, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. ; Cloth worn at tips. Gilt lettering dull but readable. Two leaves missing a chip at lower corner, one does not affect any text, the other affects only three page-number references at end of index. No marks. Hinges intact, binding tight. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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164 Nation, Carry A. >> Use and the Need of the Life of Carrie A. Nation, the : Written by Herself
Eureka Springs, Ark: Carry A. Nation; 1908 Revised Edition Hardcover Good+ 
414 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, 414 pages, a few b/w photos with captions including frontispiece portrait of author, several poems in tribute of Carrie Nation, anti-masonic chapter by Edmond Ronayne, M. W. Moore and others. ; Revised Edition, Ten Thousand Copies, stated. ; Image shows frontispiece, as printed. ; Carrie Amelia Nation, lived 1846-1911, leader in Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and American anti-saloon movement and she had no love of tobacco or freemasons either. Much info on her smashing of liquor stores, stills, saloons, etc, and being thrown in filthy jail cells. Published by author. Printed by F. M. Steves & Sons, Topeka, Kansas. ; Cloth shows moderate wear all around, but not frayed. Owner name in small letters penned on front endpaper. No other marks. Hinges have some play but binding intact. Yes, this is an actual book from 1908, not a flimsy overpriced print-on-demand POS. Scarce. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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165 Newell, William Wells, with Carl Withers >> Games and Songs of American Children : Collected and Compared by William Wells Newell, with a New Introduction and Index by Carl Withers
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1963 Softcover Very Good 
289 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, 289 pages, footnotes, index, 2 appendixes, 190 games described, many with rhymes, 37 with songs. Includes tunes in standard notation, some also with piano parts; rules, movements, variations, etc. ; Author collected material in the field from children, and also from memories of adults. This is an unabridged facsimile reprint of the 2nd edition of 1903, based on 1883 original. This edition 1963. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image does not match this edition. This edition has white cover illustrated with children in blue and red. ; One of the best collections of authentic folklore games ever published. ; Covers show light sunning and wear. Front cover lightly creased. No marks. Binding tight. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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166 Newman, John Henry >> Lead, Kindly Light
N. Y. : Cupples & Leon; 1906 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
16 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small format, hardcover, white and pale yellow boards, color illustration and gilt lettering on front, 16 stiff pages, gilt lettering and decor throughout. ; Beautiful gift book with three verses of the popular hymn, Lead, Kindly Light, by John Henry Newman (1801-1890) illustrated with six lovely chromolithographs of angels, Jesus, and young woman playing the organ. ; Exterior shows light edgewear only. Very neat gift note on front free endpaper in fountain pen, dated 1906. No other defects. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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167 Nguyen, Phong Thuyet, and Patricia Shehan Campbell >> From Rice Paddies and Temple Yards : Traditional Music of Vietnam
Danbury, Conn: World Music Press; 1990 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
88 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall green softcover, 88 pages, index, bibliography, glossary, numerous b/w photos, 2 pronunciation guides, several tables, small map, numerous musical examples, 11 complete songs with Vietnamese lyrics, phonetic lyrics, English translation, tunes in standard notation. Study guide to each song. Small errata slip laid in, as issued. ; Isbn 0937203327. Authored by two PhDs in music. Foreword by Terry E. Miller. ; Spine faded from green to blue but still readable. Light bump to upper tip. No other flaws to book. Lacks cassette. Scarce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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168 Nichols, Decatur Ward >> A. M. E. Hymnal : (African Methodist Episcopal) with Responsive Scripture Readings Adopted in Conformity with the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
Philadelphia: AME Sunday School Union; 1954 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
648 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red cloth, gold lettering, all edges red, 4 indexes, several ceremonies and orders of service, 216 prayers and readings, 645 hymns with tunes, lyrics, and 4-part harmonies in standard notation. ; Hymnal committee chair Bishop Decatur Ward Nichols. Senior bishop, Bishop Sherman Lawrence Greene. Contributors include bishops E. A. Selby, Lawrence Henry Hemingway, Frank Madison Reid, many more. ; Front free endpaper has owner name, bookplate, 'Sept 26 1965' and 'belongs to' penned in. Owner surname also penned on top and bottom. Upper edge of front board lightly bumped. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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169 Nikola Yarushevich, with Gregory Petrovich Georgievsky and Alexander Pavlovich Smirnov >> Pravda o Religii v Rossii : The Truth about Religion in Russia
Moscow: Moskovskaya Patriarkhaya; 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
456 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; RUSSIAN language throughout in Cyrillic alphabet. Dark blue-green cloth, gold lettering, beveled boards, 456 pages, main text in black with red decor and red initials, numerous b/w photogravure portraits of Russian Orthodox officials on glossy tipped-in plates with tissue guards, dozens of b/w photos and facsimiles including churches and cathedrals, several reproductions of telegrams, some in English or French. ; Appears to be official publication from pro-Soviet Patriarchs (leaders) of Russian Orthodox Church for years 1941-1942, during massive revival of church in Russia. Edited by Nikola Yarushevich (Metropolitan Nicholas 1891-1961) with Gregory Petrovich Georgievsky and Alexander Pavlovich Smirnov. ; Book shows little wear. White page-marker ribbon is tanned and bottom edge is frayed, as usual. No marks or scribbles. Binding tight. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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170 Noble, Gilbert Clifford >> Most Popular Plantation Songs, The
N. Y. : Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge; 1911 Softcover Good+ 
108 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, black cloth over spine, 108 pages, 100 songs with tunes and lyrics, most also have full piano arrangements, some in 4-part harmony. ; Dozens of beautiful African American spirituals, plus several famous old favorites by James Bland, Stephen Foster, others. ; Front cover worn, chipped, lightly creased. Owner name penned neatly on front cover. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Most Popular Music Book Series 
Price: 11.00 USD
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171 Nobody, A. (Frederick W. Woodrow) >> Nobody Knows : Or, Facts that are not Fictions in the Life of an Unknown
N. Y. : Funk & Wagnalls; 1888 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
290 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, silver lettering, pale tan floral endpapers, 290 pages. ; Penned anonymously by American journalist Frederick W. Woodrow. Introduction by William Eddy Barns. ; Highly poetical autobiography disguised as novel, or novel disguised as autobiography, of a young man (called the Unknown) who travels to Birmingham and Manchester, England; New York, Toronto, Virginia, Baltimore, etc, etc, all while acting as the Good Samaritan to strangers. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Faint discoloration to part of fore-edge. No other defects. Appears unread. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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172 One Of The Fools (Albion W. Tourgee) >> (Racism) a Fool's Errand : By One of the Fools, 1880
N. Y. : Fords, Howard, & Hulbert; 1880 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
361 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small hardcover, tan cloth, black decor and lettering on front, gilt lettering on spine, pale green patterned endpapers, 361 pages + 4 pages of critical reviews in front + 4-pg publisher catalog in rear. ; Copyright 1879. Preface dated September, 1879. Title page dated 1880. Published anonymously. This is an early printing, exact number of printing not indicated. ; A famous Reconstruction-era novel by European American man who founded Bennett College to educate former slaves, and who later defended Homer Plessy in famous racial segregation case Plessy v Ferguson. Warning: Includes Klan characters, uses the N word and other racial slurs. (Please note: We also have the sequel, Bricks Without Straw) ; Cloth shows moderate wear, with fraying at tips and on fore-edge of front board. Owner name in pencil dated May, 1880, on front blank page, and same name and address stamped below. Pages are mostly clean, with only small pale spots here and there. Binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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173 Osborn, Chase S. >> Iron Hunter, the : (1st Edition, 1919)
N. Y. : Macmillan Company; 1919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
316 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, red-brown cloth, gilt lettering, decor in black and cream, 316 pages, 4-pg publisher catalog in rear, 11 b/w photos on unnumbered glossy plates. ; 1st edition, published May, 1919, stated. No other printings. ; Chase Salmon Osborn (1860-1949) was governor of Michigan 1911-1913. Before he went into politics he was an iron prospector in the Upper Peninsula and a newspaper reporter and owner. As governor he passed the worker's compensation law and eliminated the state deficit. This scarce political memoir has the author's own bookplate on front endpaper. ; Book shows only minor shelfwear. Main defects: front free endpaper missing, and owner name and address (Captain George J. Walhout, US Navy) stamped on title page. No other marks. Gilt is bright, binding is tight. (Amazonbuyers please note: This is a real book from 1919, not a modern facsimile reprint) 
Price: 26.00 USD
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174 Owens, John Algernon, with Willard Glazier >> Sword and Pen, 1e : (1st Edition, 1880) Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier Author, in War and Literature . . .
Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler & Company; 1880 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
436 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Original full dark blue cloth, gilt decor and lettering on front and spine, pale yellow endpapers, 28 b/w illustrations including portrait frontispiece engraving of Willard Glazier. ; 1st edition, copyright 1880, title page 1880. ; Hero of cavalry unit in American Civil War, POW, many other military and civilian adventures. Complete subtitle: 'Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier-Author, in War and Literature, Comprising Incidents and Reminscences of his Childhood, his Chequered Life as a Student and Teacher, and his Remarkable Career as a Soldier and Author, Embracing Also the Story of his Unprecendented Journey from Ocean to Ocean on Horseback, by John Algernon Owens, Illustrated.' ; Moderate wear to extremities. Light bumps to tips. Pages a bit yellowed from age. Original owner name and date neatly penned on front blank page, also penned humorous text on dedicatory page, adding G. Washington, Lydia Pinkham, J. Caesar, etc. Front free endpaper missing otherwise book is intact, binding tight. Rare. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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175 Panchadasi, Swami >> Course of Advanced Lectures in Clairvoyance and Occult Powers, A
Mokelumne Hill, Calif: Health Research; 1976 Softcover Very Good+ 
319 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, white plastic comb binding, orange leatherette covers, publisher catalog in rear. ; Copyright 1916. This is a facsimile reprint edition, 1976. Topics include: Astral senses. Telepathy. Mind-reading. Crystal-gazing. Clairvoyance of the past. Clairvoyance of the future. Astral-body traveling. Psychic influence. Magnet healing. More. ; Covers show light wear. One leaf shows small stains from removed paperclip. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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176 Parker Brothers >> Bionic Woman, the : Vintage Board Game by Parker Brothers
Salem, Mass: Parker Brothers; 1976 Other Near Fine 
Not a book. Board game in original box, with playing board, four plastic playing pieces, deck of 40 special playing cards, two 6-sided dice, 10 small plastic clips. Instructions printed inside box. Game for 2-4 players age 7-12, stated. ; Licensed by Universal Studios, 1976. Tie-in to popular 1970s adventure-thriller television series starring Lindsay Wagner. ; Nearly unused. All pieces present and intact. Box is intact with just a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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177 Partridge, Burgo >> History of Orgies, A, 1e : (1st Edition, 1958)
London: Anthony Blond; 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
224 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Green cloth, silver spine lettering, 224 pages, index, brief bibliography. ; From preface: 'In this book orgies of a sexual character or origin only will be included because of their superior interest for everybody'. Covers history of orgies from ancient Greece up through the Medieval Christian Church. ; Rear endpaper has small slip attached, imprinted with name and address of a Taiwan bookseller. Endpapers are slightly discolored from paste action, which is normal. Spine is faded from green to tan but still quite readable. No other defects. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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178 Peacock, Margaret, with Emma Langworthy >> Use-Over Nursery Rhymes : Music, Pictures, Piano, Xylophone
Chicago: King Company; 1950 Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Helen Strimple 
40 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, red plastic comb binding, yellow covers, 40 pages. ; Retells, in prose, the stories of ten popular nursery rhymes, and for each also gives one full-page full-color illustration, followed by same illustration in b/w on glossy paper to color, followed by the rhyme, with numbered diagrams of keyboard and xylophone and tune given by numbers, not standard notation. ; NR 400. Stories by Margaret Peacock. Illustrations by Helen Strimple. Music arranged by Emma Langworthy. Blurb: 'Color the same picture as often as you like; mistakes rub off with ease. A fascinating educational book in four colors.' ; Owner name neatly penned on upper front in old ink. Publisher name and address stamped on same. Otherwise only a touch of wear. Appears never used. Scarce. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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179 Perry, Belle McArthur >> Lucinda Hinsdale Stone : Her Life Story and Reminiscences
Detroit: Blinn Publishing Company; 1902 1165045591 / 9781165045594 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
369 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering, [xiv] + 369 pages, b/w sketch of Hinsdale coat of arms in text, b/w portrait photos of Lucinda Stone and her husband Dr. James Andrus Blinn Stone on glossy plates. Text includes tribute from the Rev. Caroline Bartlett Crane, pioneer woman minister of People’s Church of Kalamazoo. ; Amazonuyers please note: This is an actul book from 1902. We are sorry that Amazon forces us to list it on a page for fake books. ; Written by Belle McArthur Perry, president, Michigan State Federation of Women's Clubs. Introduction by Ellen M. Henrotin, former president same. Published by Detroit: Blinn Publishing Company. ; Staunch early activist for women's rights and abolition, Lucinda Stone was instrumental in admitting women to Kalamazoo College and to University of Michigan. In her later years she organized Ladies Library Association, Twentieth Century Club, Michigan Federation of Women’s Clubs, Women’s Press Association and other groundbreaking achievements. ; Book shows almost no signs of use. Front flyleaf dated 1955 and inscribed at length and SIGNED by J. Blinn Stone, grandson of Lucinda Hinsdale Stone and publisher of book. Item laid in: Memo card from Reilly, Brooks & Stone Company, Detroit, circa 1955, no marks. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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180 Petrova, Sylva >> Pavel Hlava
Prague: Pavel Hlava; 1995 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Gabriel Urbanek 
96 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, gray unlettered cloth, 96 glossy pages, main text in 2 columns, chronology, bibliography, 83 stunning photos, nearly all in full color. English language. ; Beautiful, ornate, brightly multi-colored art glass and architectural installations by pioneer Czech artist Pavel Hlava. Text by Sylva Petrova. Photos by Gabriel Urbanek, Miroslav Vojtechovsky, Jindrich Brok, others. Edited by Vincenc Kutac. ; Book shows no defects. Jacket is rubbed, with small chips here and there. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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