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Image for American Newspaper Directory :  March 1899

American Newspaper Directory : March 1899

By: Rowell, George P.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: George P. Rowell & Company: 1899

Seller ID: 21123

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


1376 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Thick hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering, 1376 pages. For each state and province, and by city, lists all newspapers and mags, with circulation, political bent, day of issue, number of pages, etc, plus facts on local population, railroads, main industries, etc. Plus special sections listing high-circulation papers, religious papers, foreign-language papers, new papers, etc. Local ads here and there. ; Thirty-first year, March 1899, stated. Complete subtitle: 'A Description of all the Newspapers and Periodicals Published in the United States, Dominion of Ca... View more info

Stolen Lives : Killed by Law Enforcement, 2e, 2nd Edition, 1999

By: Saari, Karen

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Stolen Lives Project: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19522

ISBN: 0967513626

Condition: Near Fine


360 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 360 pages, several b/w photos, over 2000 cases from 1990 to 1999 of US victims killed by police brutality listed and described, with alarming statistics (over 75% Black or Hispanic) regarding race and ethnicity of victims. ; Introduction by Karen Saari. Published under auspices National Lawyers Guild, the Anthony Baez Foundation, and the October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; 2nd edition Series View more info

Redford High School Senior Annual, January 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan

By: Saker, Nancy

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Redford High School: 1950

Seller ID: 20033

Condition: Poor


52 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial leatherette covers, 52 unnumbered pages, b/w photos of seniors, clubs, faculty, football and other teams. Nice memorial page for Principal William R. Stocking, 1881-1949. ; Not to be confused with Redford Union high school, Redford high school was situated in northwest Detroit and served students in Old Redford, Grandmont, Rosedale Park and Brightmoor; it graduated two classes per year, one in January, one in June; each class had its own colors. This yearbook is for January graduating class of 1950, yellow and navy blue. ; We have grade... View more info

161 Key Swahili Words and How to Use Them

By: Salama

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Salama Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 20623

Condition: Good+


44 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small softcover booklet, [vi] + 38 pages, small map of Africa on front showing Swahili language area, pronunciation guide, several lists of useful words and phrases, glossary of 161 basic words (Swahili-English and English-Swahili) ; This pocket-sized booklet has been in a pocket. Edges moderately worn, small creases at tips. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. View more info

Image for Selas Trademark, Sales and Broad Company Catalog A, 1901 :  Jobbers of Fine Plumbing Material, Porcelain Lavatory Fixtures, Steam Engineering Supplies, Etc, Detroit, Michigan (Catalogue A)

Selas Trademark, Sales and Broad Company Catalog A, 1901 : Jobbers of Fine Plumbing Material, Porcelain Lavatory Fixtures, Steam Engineering Supplies, Etc, Detroit, Michigan (Catalogue A)

By: Sales, Murray W.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Sales & Broad Company: 1901

Seller ID: 15904

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


52 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small catalog, dark red cloth over flexible covers, white lettering, bound with three brass tacks, as issued, 52 pages numbered according to no scheme we can determine; porcelain lavatory fixtures: 7 bathtubs, 21 toilets, 22 sinks shown in b/w engravings on glossy pages, with specs and pric es. ; Items are all apparently under the brand name Selas (that's Sales backward) with a porcelain finish called Flintoware, and with several fixtures having their own style names including Publico, Perfecto, Thetis, Iris, Orestes, Juno, Altuna, many more. ; No date but we ... View more info

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Hallucinogenic Agents : A Concise Review

By: Schering

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Schering Corporation: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18541

Condition: Very Good+


30 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Large oblong softcover, psychedelic cover art, bibliography, 4 monochrome photos, 9 b/w chemical diagrams, 2 large fold-outs. ; Topics: Mescaline, DOM (PCP) , Myristicin, Hallucinogens, Psilocybin, LSD, Marijuana. Also includes info on Etrafon, Trilafon, Tindal and Tremin, pharmaceuticals made by Schering Corporation, now part of Merck. ; Light edgewear. No marks. Binding tight. View more info

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Tainted Legacy : 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights (Signed)

By: Schulz, William F.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20833

ISBN: 1560254890

Condition: Near Fine


242 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Black softcover, [xiv] + 242 pages, index, 265 endnotes. Inscribed and SIGNED on title page by author. ; Preface by Anthony Lewis. ; Two years after terror attack of 9/11, author destroys the logic of Bush administration's 'war on terror' and blatant violation of human rights. Written by Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, former president of Unitarian Universalist Association, senior fellow for human rights at Center for American Progress. View more info

Sow They Say : Scott's Golf Course Seeds

By: Scott, O. M.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: O. M. Scott & Sons Company: 1924

Seller ID: 19962

Condition: Very Good+


24 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Beige softcover, 24 unnumbered pages, gatefold centerfold showing vast green lawn at Franklin Life Insurance, Springfield, Illinois. ; Published on behalf of Scott's Golf Course grass seeds. 'We reprint here for the consideration of those who buy lawn seed, letters from a few of our typical customers.' ; The word 'Nursery' neatly marked on front cover in fountain pen in faded ink. Rear cover shows a touch of rubbing. No other defects. Quite scarce. View more info

Allen Family Records : And the Allen Genealogy

By: Seaver, J. Montgomery

Price: $32.00

Publisher: American Historical Genealogical Society: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16230

Condition: Very Good


86 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Gray softcover, fold-and-staple binding, coat of arms in red on front, 86 pages, bibliography, lyrics to Battle Hymn of the Allens, 4 b/w photos and illustrations. ; History and genealogy of Allen, Alleine, Alleyne, Allin, Alland (etc) family of British and Irish heritage going back 400 years. ; Lower front tip bumped. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Owner has penciled a few checkmarks in margins here and there. No other marks. Binding intact. Quite rare in any condition. View more info

Image for Shark Instruction Handbook :  40 Channel Solid State Citizens Band Mobile Transceiver Model W-705

Shark Instruction Handbook : 40 Channel Solid State Citizens Band Mobile Transceiver Model W-705

By: Shark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shark Corporation: 1976

Seller ID: 21157

Condition: Good+


8 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Tan glossy softcover, 8 pages, 7 photos and illustrations including schematic diagram. ; Shark W-705. This is an owner's manual only, no radio included. ; Topics include: Installation. Power connection. Antenna. Operation. Squelch control. Technical specs. More. ; Covers have small spots. Small closed tear to upper rear cover. Pages lightly sunned. Everything readable. Binding intact. Scarce. View more info

Signs and Symbols

By: Sidaway, G. E. Pallant

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1953

Seller ID: 2558

Condition: Very Good+


31 pages; Oblong 12mo; Oblong softcover booklet, 31 pages, 180+ illustrations, 14 pages in full color. ; Copyright 1953. Topics include: Symbols in history. Heraldic designs and symbols in combat. Famous heraldic badges. Heraldic origins of military symbols. More. ; Almost no wear. Very light spotting to rear, faint crease to upper front corner. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Puffin Picture Book Series; Vol. 89 View more info

Financial Effects of Deregulation on California Savings and Loan Associations, the : A Dissertation Submitted to the Department of Economics and the Committee on Graduate Studies of Stanford University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy

By: Sigetich, Milan Peter

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Milan Peter Sigetich: 1979

Seller ID: 9650

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


176 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, red cloth, gold spine title, 176 pages printed one side only, footnotes, bibliography, 2 appendixes, 16 tables and 9 b/w figures and diagrams in text. Typed and mimeographed. ; Subtitle: 'A Dissertation Submitted to the Department of Economics and the Committee on Graduate Studies of Stanford University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy'. ; Signed by professors Karen H. Johnson, John B. Shoven, Bert G. Hickman, and dean W. B. Carnochan. ; Very light shelfwear. Gife note penned on front endpaper. No ... View more info

Image for School Directory of the Archdiocese of Detroit :  Detroit, Michigan, 1954

School Directory of the Archdiocese of Detroit : Detroit, Michigan, 1954

By: Simons, Rita T.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Archdiocese: 1954

Seller ID: 21135

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small softcover, pale yellow leatherette covers, 64 pages, lists board of ed, administrators, schools, teachers, parishes without schools, etc. Includes small map showing the eight southeastern Michigan counties included. ; Almost no wear. Front has a few small, pale spots. Scarce. View more info

Image for Games and Recreational Methods :  For Clubs, Camps and Scouts, with 442 Illustrations and Diagrams

Games and Recreational Methods : For Clubs, Camps and Scouts, with 442 Illustrations and Diagrams

By: Smith, Charles F.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1926

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 21011

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


469 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small hardcover, 469 glossy pages, index, 442 b/w photos and diagrams, hundreds of games and ideas for indoor and outdoor recreation, suitable for kids, grownups, scouts, clubs, etc. ; Copyright 1924. This is 3rd printing, November 1926. ; Chapters include: Playground games. Social games. Hiking and camping games. Water sports. Scouting games. Tips for game leading. Plus fire making, tree lore, recipes for outdoor cooking, more. ; Additional chapters by Elbert K. Fretwell, Helen Ferris, W. E. Longfellow, J. L. Underhill, B. Dean Brink, H. L. Madison. ; Light ... View more info

Image for Synonyms Discriminated, 5e :   (5th Edition, 1890) a Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Language, Illustrated with Quotations from Standard Writers

Synonyms Discriminated, 5e : (5th Edition, 1890) a Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Language, Illustrated with Quotations from Standard Writers

By: Smith, Charles John, with H. Percy Smith

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company: 1890

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 21174

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


781 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, [x] + 781 pages, dark brown endpapers, index, main text in 2 columns. Liberally sprinkled with literary quotations. ; Originally published 1871. This is 5th edition, edited by Rev. H. Percy Smith, 1890. Not only a thesaurus but also explains subtle differences in common use between words such as gift and present. ; Very light wear. Small b/w antique book label on front endpaper. No other defects. View more info

Image for 75 Years of Public Service :  The Detroit News

75 Years of Public Service : The Detroit News

By: Stark, George W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Detroit News: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20821

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


32 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Ex-Library; Small hardcover, brown buckram cloth, gray endpapers, [iv] + 25 + 3 pages, 32 total pages, 8 b/w photos and illustrations, glossy throughout. ; Originally published as a series of articles, 1948. This is 1st edition in book form. ; Front endpaper covered with library outrages otherwise book is very good condition. View more info

Image for Antique Leather Bound Photo Album :  Pearl L. Sternberg Family of Buffalo, New York, Civil War Era

Antique Leather Bound Photo Album : Pearl L. Sternberg Family of Buffalo, New York, Civil War Era

By: Sternberg, Pearl L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: G. A. Bte. S. G. D. G.: 1869

Seller ID: 16202

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


50 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small size (4.5 x 6 inches, 2 inches thick) (12 x 16 cm, 5 cm thick) full dark brown leather, beautiful black decor, all edges gilt, two large ornate brass clasps, white moire endpapers, 50 thick pages with die-cut places to insert photos. This album has 38 antique photos inside, including 16 women, 21 men, and 1 photo of a couple. ; Each page has, in extremely small gilt lettering, the following legend: G. A. Bte. S. G. D. G. No other publication data. ; Named persons are: Pearl L. Sternberg (president of P. L. Sternberg & Company, shipping company, Buffalo) and... View more info

Image for Elementary Japanese

Elementary Japanese

By: Sullivan, Edward Joseph

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Infantry Journal: 1944

Seller ID: 20676

Condition: Very Good+


167 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Small softcover, dark brown cloth over spine, brown covers, 167 + 5 pages, 40 lessons, English-Japanese and Japanese-English glossary, index. ; Written by Colonel E. J. Sullivan, US Army. ; Small area of discoloration to rear cover, which is unlettered. Very light bump to lower tip. Otherwise appears unused. Scarce in any condition. ; Standard Military Books Series View more info

Tompkins Kiel Marble Company

By: Tompkins

Price: $345.00

Publisher: Tompkins Kiel Marble Company: 1911

Seller ID: 20650

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


340 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Large very heavy oblong hardcover, dark brown embossed leatherette covers with yapp edges, 170 unnumbered glossy pages printed one-side only, backed with plain white linen cloth, each page showing one high-quality full-page full-color photo of a marble slab with caption in lower margin. Book includes 163 full-page plates, including 2 with no caption, plus one plate with 3 photos, one with 4 photos, one with 9 photos, plus title page and company history page. ; Published by Tompkins-Kiel Marble Company, 505 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York. Contents include: Bl... View more info

Image for How to Use Your Electrolux Cleaner Model L

How to Use Your Electrolux Cleaner Model L

By: Walsh, E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Electrolux Corporation: 1953

Seller ID: 18283

Condition: Very Good+


24 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Oblong softcover booklet, 24 glossy pages, list of authorized dealers, 58 b/w photos and diagrams. ; Dated 1953 but has zip code, we therefore place it about 1965. One of the best vacuums ever made; our family had one that worked suberbly for over 60 years. ; One leaf has a pale spot. No other defects. Everything is readable. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info