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Locker Room Ballads

By: Baxter, John E. >>; Illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg

Price: $12.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company;: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17640


76 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering, polo player in gilt on front, [xii] + 76 + 2 pages, 20 b/w illustrations, 15 original humorous poems with rhyme and meter, several regarding golf or polo. ; Same date. NAP. Poems include: A Golfer's Kickability. The Perfect Golfer. The Nineteenth Hole has Water in it Now. Committees that Function at the Club's Expense (the Green Committee). More. ; Only minor wear to book. Former owner penned... View more info

Treatise on Lace Making and Embroidery with Barbour's Irish Flax Thread, A

By: Bradford, Mary E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barbour Brothers Company: 1900

Seller ID: 7971


102 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover, gray illustrated covers, 102 pages, several ads for Barbour's thread, 57 complete patterns for lace items, borders, bags, etc, of which 45 are shown in high-quality b/w photos and 12 are shown in color. Glossy throughout. ; Volume 7 of Barbour's Prize Needlework Series. This is an actual book from 1900, not a flimsy print-on-demand tissue. ; Spine chipped about 1 inch at both heel and crown. Covers rubbed, worn around edges. ... View more info

Fishing Gossip : Or, Stray Leaves from the Note-Books of Several Anglers

By: Cholmondeley Pennell, H. >>

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black;: 1868

Seller ID: 20016


329 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, tan leather spine and corners, green cloth over boards, [xii] + 329 + 4 pages, green marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, laid paper throughout, 2 b/w illustrations, 24 chapters by various authors including Jonathan Couch, Edward N. Murta, Thomas Tod Stoddart, more. ; Copyright 1866. This printing 1868. ; Light exterior wear only. No marks or scribbles. Gilt lettering bright and sharp. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any conditio... View more info

Track of the Kodiak

By: Clark, Marvin H. Jr. >>

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Northwest Publishing & Distribution Company;: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19686


224 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, 224 pages, 1 table, 80 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Memoirs of longtime bear hunter in Alaska who served as a hunting guide with the legendary team of Bill Pinnell and Morris Talifson. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket shows light foxing but is all redable and intact. View more info

Pinnell and Talifson : Last of the Great Brown Bear Men

By: Clark, Marvin H. Jr. >>

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Great Northwest Publishing & Distributing Company;: 1981

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 19687


224 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, 224 pages, 44 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Copyright 1980. This is 4th printing, October 1981. Written by longtime bear hunter in Alaska who served as field assistant and senior guide with legendary Kodiak hunting team of Bill Pinnell and Morris Talifson. Foreword by " Slamming " Sam Snead Jr. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket has small closed tear and wrinkle to edge, not affect... View more info

Twined Knitting : A Swedish Folkcraft Technique (English Edition)

By: Dandanell, Birgitta, and Ulla Danielsson

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Interweave Press: 1989

Seller ID: 20358


120 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Hardcover, 120 glossy pages, hundreds of illustrations including line diagrams, graphs, b/w photos, color photos. ; Intricate knitting patterns for mittens, gloves, caps, coats; not for beginners. ; Originally published 1985. This is 1st English Edition, 1989. Patterns by Gun Frisk, Christina Jansson-Westling and others. Photos by K. G. Svensson. Translated by Robin Orm Hansen. ; No defects. Appears unused. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This... View more info

How to Make Your Own Wedding Gown

By: Ein, Claudia >>

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company;: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19610


289 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, blue buckram cloth, white title on spine, [xiv] + 289 pages, index, appendix, over 300 b/w photos and diagrams, many step-by-step. ; Illustrated by Claudia Ein. Technical illustrations by Susan Frye. Photos by Conrad Ein. Topics include: Choosing gown style. Making and fitting in muslin. Special fabrics. Lace. Ruffles. Trimmings. Headwear. Accessories. More. ; This book appears to have been published as a softcover a... View more info

Great American Shooting Prints, the : The Hunting Life in America As Portrayed in Paintings and Lithographs from the 1820s to the Present

By: Elman, Robert

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12593


164 pages; Oblong (12.75") 33 cm; Very large hard cover (16.25 x 12.75 inches, 1 inch thick) 41 x 33 cm, 2.5 cm thick. Pale gray full cloth, pale gray endpapers, endnotes, 164 unnumbered pages, 72 stunning full-page (or nearly so) full-color plates with extensive captions on facing pages, the vast majority depicting hunters with long guns, dogs, prey, wilderness, etc. ; Very large heavy book. ; Introduction by Hermann Warner Williams. Editor in chief Jerry Mason. Edi... View more info

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Complete Book of Karate Weapons, the : The Only Comprehensive Book of Karate Weapons

By: Gambordella, Theodore >>; Illustrated by Steve Rich

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Paladin Press;: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19210


247 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, silver lettering, [viii] + 247 pages, over 600 b/w step-by-step photos. ; Isbn 0873642066. How to hold, block, strike with, defend against, etc, etc, the knife, yawara, tonfa, staff, bo, nunchaku, and sai. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no major defects. Jacket has light edgewear, six small closed tears. View more info

Complete Book of Casting, The

By: Gerlach, Rex >>

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Winchester Press;: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19217


203 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, teal-green cloth, 203 pages, 238 large high-quailty b/w photos by author. ; 1st edition, 1975, Winchester Press. One of the best books ever published on fly fishing and fly casting. ; No defects to book or jacket. Appears never used. View more info

U. S. Army Sniper Training Manual : Sniper Training and Employment, Department of the Army Training Circular TC 23-14

By: Headquarters Department of the Army >>

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paladin Press;: 1974

Seller ID: 19209


196 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, tan covers, [vi] + 190 pages, main text in 2 columns, bibliography, over 170 b/w figures, photos and diagrams. ; Isbn 0876400047. Copyright 1969 by Department of the Army. This reprint published by Paladin Press, no date but about 1974. Topics include: Sniper equipment. Marksmanship. Field techniques. Camouflage. Night operations. Radiotelephone procedures. Indirect fire. Counterintelligence. More. ; A touch of shelfwear on... View more info

Professional Gunsmithing : A Textbook on the Repair and Alteration of Firearms, with Detailed Notes and Suggestions Relative to the Equipment and Operation of a Commercial Gunshop

By: Howe, Walter J. ; Illustrated by John B. Moll Jr.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Small Arms Technical Publishing Company: 1946

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16993


543 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue-green buckram cloth, gold lettering, [ix] + 524 + 10 pages, index, bibliography, appendixes, 104 b/w figures and diagrams, 17 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. ; Copyright by Thomas G. Samworth. Illustrations by John B. Moll Jr. Frontispiece illustrations by Gayle Hoskins. ; Topics include: Setting up a gun shop. Special tools. Cleaning actions. Removing bore obstructions. Small repairs. Mounting sights. Revo... View more info

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


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


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

Life of the Bee, The

By: Maeterlinck, Maurice, translated by Alfred Sutro >>

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company;: 1902

Seller ID: 17648


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

Chippewa Ranch Camp Round-Up 1969 : Eagle River, Wisconsin

By: Montagnet, Eugenia

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chippewa Ranch Camp: 1969

Seller ID: 11172


4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, green lettering and decor, about 220 unnumbered pages printed one side only, a few b/w line drawings. Bound with two aluminum binding bolts, as issued. ; Northern Wisconsin camp yearbook, 1969, home-made looking, printed by mimeograph. Authors include: Eugenia Montagnet, Michelle Montagnet, Annett Fuqua, Kathy Hilb, Karen Klar, Gayle Montalvo, Sacia Pattersen, more. ; Section headings include: Land sports. Water sports. Drama. A... View more info

Bionic Woman, the : Vintage Board Game by Parker Brothers

By: Parker Brothers >>

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Parker Brothers;: 1976

Seller ID: 17770


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. View more info

Fascination of Marquetry, The

By: Penny, Clifford >>

Price: $11.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company;: 1955

Seller ID: 17647


93 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, tan boards, 93 pages, appendix, over two dozen b/w line diagrams in text, 4 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; 1955. Written by Clifford Penny, secretary, London Area Chapter, Marquetry Society. ; The art of veneering and inlaying decorative layers of wood, in pices of different shapes and colors, to enhance the beauty of furniture, floors, or objects of art. ; Book shows only a touch of wear, small dampstain affecting only the low... View more info

Eagle Magician, the : Volume 5, Number 5, May 1920, the Cream of Magic by the Magician for the Magician

By: Pentz, Collins >>

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Collins Pentz;: 1920

Seller ID: 20103


28 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover, 28 pages numbered 113-140, 21 b/w illustrations, articles, editorials, adver tisements for tricks and apparatus, more. ; Almost no wear. Staples slightly rusty. Extremely scarce. View more info

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Eagle Magician, the : Volume 5, Number 6, June 1920, the Cream of Magic by the Magician for the Magician

By: Pentz, Collins >>

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Collins Pentz;: 1920

Seller ID: 20104


28 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover, 28 pages numbered 141-168, 17 b/w illustrations, articles, editorials, adver tisements for tricks and apparatus, more. ; Almost no wear. Staples slightly rusty. Extremely scarce. View more info