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Flat Bow, The

By: Hunt, W. Ben, and John J. Metz

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bruce Publishing Company: 1941

Edition: Revised Edition; Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 20664

Condition: Very Good


70 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, dark blue-black leatherette covers with cloth over spine, orange lettering, [ii] + 70 glossy pages, index, about 50 b/w photos, 138 b/w diagrams with captions. ; Copyright 1936. This is Revised edition, 1939, 7th printing, 1941. How to make your own Native-American-style flat wooden bows, as well as how to make bowstrings, arrows, quivers, etc, and tips on shooting. ; Light edgewear. Owner name in fountain pen on title pag... View more info

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American Association on Parade, the : 1936, Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Edition ( American Association of Professional Baseball Clubs)

By: Hutchinson, Fred P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Association on Parade: 1936

Seller ID: 19541

Condition: Fair


102 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, tan covers, fold-and-staple binding, 102 glossy pages, tons of stats, 174 b/w photos including portrait photos and stats for every current (1936) player. ; Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Edition stated but we find no evidence of any earlier edition. ; History and handbook of AA Baseball (American Association of Professional Base Ball Clubs) (minor league baseball) from 1902 to 1936. League included 8 teams: Columbus Red Birds, Indian... View more info

Image for Ironwood-Bessemer Scoreless Football Game :  Souvenir, October 8, 1922

Ironwood-Bessemer Scoreless Football Game : Souvenir, October 8, 1922

By: Johnson, John W. ; Illustrated by McKenzie

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Herald Printing Office: 1927

Seller ID: 18632

Condition: Very Good+


44 pages; 24mo (5") 13 cm; Oblong softcover booklet, tan covers, 44 glossy unnumbered pages, list of lineup, play-by-play description of game, 45 b/w photos including group photo of each team, several city views of Bessemer, 2 photos of mine headframes, 2 photos of local band, 18 photos of game action. ; A rare piece of Michigan football history. 'Ironwood's pigskin warriors held the Bessemer squad to a scoreless tie.' Game played in 1922. This booklet dated 1927. Ph... View more info

Autobiography of an Average Golfer, The

By: Keeler, O. B.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Greenberg: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18550

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


247 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, black lettering, 247 pages. ; 1st edition. Same date. Amazonbuyers please note; this book is dedicated to Bobby Jones and does not have an introduction by Bobby Jones. ; True stories about golfing with Bobby Jones, Ted Ray, Chick Evans, Harry Vardon and other early American champion golfers, by perpetual runner-up Oscar Bane Keeler, who Bobby Jones called the greatest golf writer who ever lived. ; Book shows very ... View more info

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Antique Ribbon, Kelly Springfield Motor Truck Company : 6th Annual Outing, Tecumseh Park, August 26, 1916

By: Kelly Springfield

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Kelly Springfield Motor Truck Company: 1916

Seller ID: 14659

Condition: Very Good


Pale green ribbon with black lettering (1.5 x 6 inches) (39 x 154 mm). ; The Kelly-Springfield Motor Truck Company was founded in Springfield, Ohio, in 1912. This ribbon is from 1916, and states 6th annual outing, thus we assume their first outing was in 1912.; This wonderful old item dates back to the days when ribbons were printed as souvenirs or membership badges for events. ; We have placed this item in a clear polyvinyl sleeve for protection. Light edgewear. Small a... View more info

Classic Bead Shapes of Jim Smircich and His Amazing Control of Heat, The

By: Kervin, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Glasswear Studios: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19077

ISBN: 0965145867

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 32 glossy pages, over 200 full-color photos, may step by step, showing every stage of making complex-patterned beads from heated glass. ; A touch of rubbing, very light bump to lower tip. Original pricesticker on rear. ; Bead Making Series; Vol. 3 View more info

Enamel and Electroform Decorated Beads of Kate Fowle Meleney, The

By: Kervin, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Glasswear Studios: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19078

ISBN: 0965145875

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 32 glossy pages, over 200 full-color photos, may step by step, showing every stage of making complex-shaped and wildly-patterned beads from heated glass, with enamel or electroplated overlays. ; Only a touch of edgewear. Original pricesticker on rear. ; Bead Making Series; Vol. 4 View more info

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Cedar Point Fun Guide 1997 : Your Map for Fun

By: Kinzel, Richard L.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Cedar Point: 1997

Seller ID: 19570

Condition: Very Good+


10 pages; Not a book. This is an original 1997 Cedar Point full-color glossy folding map. Measures about 17 x 21 inches. ; Shows the usual light creases. Rear panel lightly rubbed, four words on rear panel are hard to read but can be understood from context. Otherwise everything readable. Overall clean and intact. Scarce. ; With this item you will also get: folded monochrome floorplan of Sandcastle Hotel at Cedar Point. View more info

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Essence of Flycasting, The

By: Krieger, Mel; Illustrated by Ben Blackwell

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Club Pacific: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20672

ISBN: 0944169015

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


129 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, metallic silver buckram boards, pale gray endpapers, [xii] + 129 glossy pages, numerous b/w diagrams, over 100 high-quality duotone (b/w) photos showing step-by-step flycasting. ; Copyright 1987. This is 2nd printing, 1988. Edited by Nelson Ishiyama. Foreword by A. J. McClane. Illustrations by Michael Felber. Photos by Ben Blackwell. View more info

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Meet the Dodger Family : Lot of 12 Promotional Booklets

By: Laughlin, Bob, with Budd Theobald

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Dodgers: 1960

Seller ID: 19719

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; LOT OF 12 softcover booklets, orange and white covers, 16 pages, puzzle, team schedule and list of radio stations, 10 to 16 b/w photos per issue. ; Copyright 1960 by Union 76 (Union Oil Company) of California. Printed by Prentice Hall. ; This lot includes: 1) Tom Davis, pictured. 2) Chuck Essegian. 2) Norm Larker. 4) Charlie Neal. 5) Johnny Podres. 6) Ed Roebuck. 7) John Roseboro. 8) Norm Sherry, plus 9) The Coaches: Greg Mulleavy, Joe B... View more info

Image for LGB, the Big Train :  Lehmann Gross Bahn, Model Train Catalogue, 1980

LGB, the Big Train : Lehmann Gross Bahn, Model Train Catalogue, 1980

By: Lehmann

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ernst Paul Lehmann Patentwerk: 1980

Seller ID: 18841

Condition: Near Fine


160 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Large oblong softcover, 160 glossy pages, hundreds of full-color photos, English text throughout. ; Wonderful catalog of Lehmann model trains in all gauges (1, 0, H0, TT, H0e, N, Z) plus models of famous German trains and locomotives (steam, electric, diesel) plus starter sets, tracks, passenger cars, freight cars, control boxes, signals, catenary systems, accessories, etc. ; Only a touch of edgewear. View more info

Wildlife in Wood : And Duck Carver's Handbook

By: Lemaster, Richard (Le Master)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Contemporary Books: 1978

Seller ID: 16183

ISBN: 0809273365

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


244 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large oblong hardcover, tan cloth, gold lettering, 244 pages, chapter on duck behavior and psychology, chapter on duck anatomy, over 500 high-quality b/w photos and diagrams, 9 photos in color. ; Written by 30-year veteran of carving and high-quality model work, with keen eye for detail who, for this book, invented new techniques for photographing real ducks at extreme close range. This book is not aimed at the decoy carver (decoys do no... View more info

Handschuhe, M├╝tzen und Schals Farbig Gestrickt : Gloves, Hats and Scarves Colored Knitted

By: Leszner, Eva Maria

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Rosenheimer Verlagshaus Alfred Forg: 1980

Seller ID: 20525

ISBN: 3475523035

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


96 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Dark olive-green hardcover, 96 pages, pale yellow illustrated endpapers, 74 items shown on 16 color plates, over 100 b/w photos and diagrams, detailed instructions for knitting over 50 different Bavarian (German) mittens, gloves, scarves, hats, with highly ornate traditional designs. ; Photos and illustrations by E. M. Leszner and D. Leszner. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. No jacket. View more info

Instructions for Leupold Golden Ring Scopes

By: Leupold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Leupold & Stevens: 1985

Seller ID: 17706

Condition: Very Good+


16 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Tan softcover booklet, 16 pages, 27 b/w photos and diagrams. ; Owner's manual for Leupold (brand) rifle scopes, 1985.; Light vertical crease affects entire item. No other defects. ; Laid in: Slip with information on Eye Piece Focus, as published with item. View more info

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Little Caesars 1974 Sports Calendar

By: Litte Caesars; Illustrated by Tasco

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Little Casears Enterprises: 1974

Seller ID: 20711

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall green softcover, bound across top, 32 unnumbered pages, hole-punched to hang on wall as issued, color illustrated front, 12 full-page caricature illustrations of famous sports stars in full color, printed one side only, one for each month, with calendar data. Also includes enticing coupons and centerfold with 12 'trading cards' to clip (none clipped) reproducing each illustration in miniature. ; Pictured: Gordie Howe, Marcel Dionne, Ge... View more info

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Stair Building : Prepared Especially for Home Study

By: Lowndes, William S.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: International Textbook Company: 1945

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18073

Condition: Very Good+


68 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small tan softcover booklet, 64 + 4 glossy pages, small section at rear with study questions, over 60 b/w figures and diagrams, 5 b/w photos, 2 full-spread line diagrams of stair-design details. ; ICS 2569. Copyright 1935. This is 2nd edition, 1945. All the basics for designing and building simple straight-up staircases and large, curving, fancy staircases. ; Covers show light wear near staples. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

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Life of the Bee, The

By: Maeterlinck, Maurice, translated by Alfred Sutro

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1902

Seller ID: 17648

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


427 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, green cloth with blindstamped floral pattern, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, 427 pages of laid paper, brief bibliography, footnotes. ; Copyright page 1901. Title page 1902. No additional printings listed. Scientifically accurate (according to best knowledge at the time) yet quite readable observations on bee colonies, queen bees, bee behavior and more. ; Very little wear. A touch of foxing here and there. Five leaves creased ... View more info

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Enchanted Golf Clubs, the : With Eight Illustrations by Stuart Hay

By: Marshall, Robert; Illustrated by Stuart Hay

Price: $345.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1920

Seller ID: 20375

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


152 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, pale green illustrated boards, 152 pages, 8 full-page b/w line illustrations with captions. ; Wonderful tale of bad golfer redeemed by his enchanted clubs. Illustrated by famed cartoonist Stuart Hay. ; Exterior shows light edgewear, mainly at heel. Rear cover (unprinted) partly tanned. Front endpaper has two quotations and a gift note dated 1920 all in old ink. No other defects to book. Jacket tanned, rubbed, chipped at crown... View more info

Western Ammunition Handbook : Winchester-Western Division

By: Mathieson, Olin

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation: 1957

Edition: 22nd Edition

Seller ID: 17962

Condition: Very Good


116 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; White softcover booklet, 116 glossy pages, glossary, tons of b/w figures, photos and diagrams. Rear cover folds out to show a blank Trajectory Chart for reader to record their own shots. Laid in, presumably as issued, folded b/w chart printed on glassine paper, entitled How Bullets Travel. ; 22nd edition, 1957, stated. Published by Winchester-Western Division of Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation. Topics include: Cartridges. Bullets. Balis... View more info

Image for Mary Maxim How to Do it Knitting Guide

Mary Maxim How to Do it Knitting Guide

By: Maxim, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mary Maxim: 1954

Seller ID: 18540

Condition: Near Fine


6 pages; 8vo (7.75") 20 cm; Large softcover leaflet, 6 panels, tips for knitting and for washing woolen garments, 24 stitches shown in b/w photos and described, plus other b/w illustrations. ; Only a touch of edgewear. (Note: Image shows leaflet opened with rear panel on left, front panel on right) View more info