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Image for Deadfalls and Snares :  A Book of Instruction for Trappers about These and Other Home-Made Traps

Deadfalls and Snares : A Book of Instruction for Trappers about These and Other Home-Made Traps

By: Harding, Arthur Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: A. R. Harding Publishing Company: 1935

Seller ID: 18116

Condition: Very Good


218 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Softcover, pale green leatherette covers, 218 pages, 68 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Topics include: Habitat. Good baits. Forest traps. Prairie traps. Southern methods. Winter methods. Care and handling of skins. More. Wonderful vintage hunting book, 1935. ; Covers show light edgewear and edge-foxing. Owner name penned on front page in old ink. Binding tight. ; Pleasure and Profit Series View more info

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Wolf and Coyote Trapping : An Up-To-Date Wolf Hunter's Guide

By: Harding, Arthur Robert

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Benediction Classics: 1937

Seller ID: 18118

Condition: Very Good


252 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Softcover, gray leatherette covers, 252 pages, 44 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Complete subtitle: 'An Up-To-Date Wolf Hunter's Guide, Giving the Most Successful Methods of Experienced Wolfers for Hunting and Trapping These Animals, Also Gives Their Habits in Detail.' Additional chapters by R. H. Winslow, Louis Wessel, Captain Jack O'Connell. ; Wonderful vintage hunting book, 1937. ; Spine and fore-edge show light edgewear. Owner name penned on front page in old ink. Pages yellowed but not brittle. Binding tight. Scarce. ; Pleasure and Profit Series 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: $26.00

Publisher: Paladin Press: 1974

Seller ID: 19209

Condition: Near Fine


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 only. No marks or defects. Appears unused. ; Training Circular TC 23 Series; Vol. 14 View more info

Image for Triple over Dye :  TOD Jar Method with 100 Formulas for Hookers, lot of 3 volumes

Triple over Dye : TOD Jar Method with 100 Formulas for Hookers, lot of 3 volumes

By: Hicks, Lydia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lydia Hicks: 1974

Seller ID: 20485

Condition: Near Fine


76 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Set of three leatherette-bound booklets. Written for rug-hookers to dye their own yarn, but suitable for any number of crafts. ; Vol-1, green covers, 1957, revised edition, 1974, 24 glossy pages numbered to 19, 103 dye formulas. Vol-2, Book II, orange covers, 1959, revised edition, 1974, 24 glossy pages numbered to 19, 60 more dye formulas numbered 104 to 163, plus 58 novelty dying formulas, helpful ints, etc. ; No marks, no defects. No swatches, as issued. ; With this item you will also get: Anyone Can Dye: From Pitfalls to Perfection with Perfection Dyes, by Cla... 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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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. Revolver repairs. Automatic pistol repairs. Rifle repairs. Grinding. Polishing. Blueing. More. ; A few very small spots to fore-e... View more info

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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 page. One leaf creased. No other defects. Scarce. ; This is an actual book from 1941, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. View more info

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

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

By: Hutchinson, Fred P.

Price: $38.00

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, Indianapolis Indians, Kansas City Blues, Louisville Colonels, Milwaukee Brewers, Minneapolis Millers, Saint Paul Saints, Toledo Mud... 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: $22.00

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. Photos by McKenzie. ; Minor edgewear only. Front cover shows two faint smudges. No other defects. Quite scarce. View more info

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Dressing Flies for Fresh and Salt Water

By: Jorgensen, Poul; Illustrated by Irv Swope

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Freshet Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21251

ISBN: 0883950227

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


192 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Large square hardcover, white spine, green cloth boards, green endpapers, over 200 b/w photos and diagrams, 110 flies shown in full color on glossy plates. ; Illustrations by Poul Jorgensen. Photos by Irv Swope. Introduction by Charles K. Fox. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows minor edgewear only. ; Laid in: two-page list of fly-tying materials. 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 light wear only. No marks or major defects. Lacks jacket. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

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

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 area of fraying to tips and under the word Tecumseh. All readable. Rare. 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

Image for Cedar Point Fun Guide 1997 :  Your Map for Fun

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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Meet the Dodger Family : Lot of 12 Promotional Booklets

By: Laughlin, Bob, with Budd Theobald

Price: $40.00

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 Becker, Bobby Bragan, Pete Reiser. 10) The Dodger Broadcasters: Vin Scully, Jerry Doggett, plus two booklets from 1961 season:... 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 not have to have realistic detail) but will appeal to anyone, including decoy carvers, who wishes to carve, model or paint real... View more info

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

By: Leszner, Eva Maria

Price: $30.00

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

Roofing, Part 1, Part 2 : Prepared Especially for Home Study

By: Lowndes, William S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: International Textbook Company: 1945

Edition: Second Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 18019

Condition: Very Good+


133 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Set of two small tan softcover booklets, 133 total pages, small section at rear with study questions, 71 + 71 b/w figures and diagrams. ; ICS 3074A and 3074B. Copyright 1923. This is 2nd edition, 1943, 3rd printing, 1945. ; Books show only light edgewear. No marks, no major defects. View more info

Image for Luray Caverns, Virginia :  Souvenir Playing Cards

Luray Caverns, Virginia : Souvenir Playing Cards

By: Lyon, Bella

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Impact Photographics: 1978

Seller ID: 21262

Condition: As New


Complete set of playing cards. Slick and study, in original box, full deck of standard-sized poker cards, plus 2 jokers, plus 2 cards describing Luray Caverns. ; Dark blue borders. Beautiful image of famous giant stalactite. ; As New. No defects of any kind. Quite scarce. View more info