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

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

By: Marshall, Robert; Illustrated by Stuart Hay

Price: $295.00

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 humorous 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, with old closed tears carefully repaired with archival tape. Jacket is all readable except spine title. Rare. Sold... 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. Balistics. Shotguns. Rifles. Pistols. Shooting. More. ; Covers show light to moderate edgewear. Rear cover rubbed but intact and r... View more info

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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

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

By: Montagnet, Eugenia

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chippewa Ranch Camp: 1969

Seller ID: 11172

Condition: Very Good+


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. Arts and crafts. Cabin nights. Tripping. Jamboree. Camp awards. More. ; Covers lightly rubbed, sunned and foxed. Pages tanned ... View more info

Practical Taxidermy, 2e : Second Edition, 1979

By: Moyer, John W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1979

Edition: Second Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 19752

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


146 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, brown boards, [xii] +146 pages, index, 17 recipes and formulas, 142 b/w photos and illustrations.; Originally published 1953. This is 2nd edition, 3rd printing, 1979. Taxidermy of birds, mammals, rugs, trophy heads, fish, reptiles, plus tanning, making novelty objects, etc. ; Exterior shows a few light scratches. Lacks jacket. Amazonbuyers please note: their image shows book with jacket; our unit has no jacket. View more info

Image for Art in House Painting :  Tasteful Color Schemes Described and Illustrated

Art in House Painting : Tasteful Color Schemes Described and Illustrated

By: National Lead

Price: $12.00

Publisher: National Lead Company: 1907

Seller ID: 19745

Condition: Fair


20 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Oblong softcover booklet, 20 unnumbered glossy pages, 10 house-painting schemes illustrated in full color, on different Victorian-style houses, and each with two or three actual paint chips on same page, listing color names, plus text giving variations and other tips, making 20 color schemes in all. ; Promtional item for National Lead Company, 1907, including these paint brands: Red Seal, Southern, Collier White Lead and Oil Company, St Louis, Missouri. ; One Albert H. Decker stamped his name and date (Jan 1907) no less than 26 times on blank parts of front three... View more info

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Handbook on Painting, The

By: National Lead

Price: $18.00

Publisher: National Lead Company: 1928

Seller ID: 17854

Condition: Good+


140 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Small softcover booklet, 3.2 x 5.5 inches, 8 x 14 cm, umber-brown textured leatherette covers, rounded corners, 140 pages, index, 62 paint formulas, 5 tables, 9 b/w diagrams. ; Published 1928 by major manufacturer of lead-based paints, brand name Dutch Boy, now considered highly toxic. ; Topics include: How to paint a house. Interior wall painting. Interior wood finishing. Painting stucco, concrete, brick and stone. How much paint to make. Tinting. More. ; Affixed to inside front cover, as issued, is a sheet explaining why to use Heavy Paste form of Dutch Boy.... View more info

Image for Instruction Manuel, Necchi :  Model 531 FA

Instruction Manuel, Necchi : Model 531 FA

By: Necchi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Necchi Sewing Machines: 1964

Seller ID: 20708

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Oblong softcover, 24 glossy pages including covers, troubleshooting chart, 80 b/w diagrams with captions. ; Book for use with electrical sewing machine with foot pedal, bobbin winder, zigzag stitching, buttonholer, etc. ; Light edgewear. Very lightly creased. Small Necchi flyer affixed to inside front cover but everything readable. No other marks or defects. Binding intact. View more info

Image for Mansion in Miniature, a :  The Creation of a Most Unusual Miniature House

Mansion in Miniature, a : The Creation of a Most Unusual Miniature House

By: O'Meara, Bets; Illustrated by Robert Nugent

Price: $22.00

Publisher: O'Meara Publications: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21284

ISBN: 0934604002

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


32 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Square hardcover in original drop-lid box, black boards, 32 glossy pages, appendix, 2 floorplans, 21 b/w and 18 color photos. ; Photos by Robert Nugent. Book designed by Mina Balleydier. ; Truly stunning miniature house with finely appointed miniature furniture and accessories. ; No defects to book or jacket. Drop-lid box is present but slightly faded, one edge of lid lightly worn. Scarce in any condition. View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 3, July 1924 :  Craze for Costliness in Golf

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 3, July 1924 : Craze for Costliness in Golf

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20977

Condition: Very Good+


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, full-color Egyptian-style illustration on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for automobiles, appliances, books, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: The Craze for Costliness in Golf by Walter Camp. Tammany Bosses by Charles J. Rosebault. When the Negro Comes North part 3 by Rollin Lynde Hartt. What Kind of a Modern was the Ancient Egyptian by Ludlow S. Bull, with 7 color illus. Defective Brain the Cause of Crime [Eugenics] by French Strother. More. Plus book reviews, current events, Cooli... View more info

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 6, October 1924 :  Under Forty Too Young for Golf

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 6, October 1924 : Under Forty Too Young for Golf

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20980

Condition: Very Good+


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, frontispiece photo of Calvin Coolidge and Charles Dawes, many ads for household items, banks, appliances, luxury automobiles, etc, including several in color. ; Articles include: Under Forty Too Young for Golf by Walter Camp. Charles G. Dawes: Businessman in Politics by Richard W. Walsh. When a Man's Worth Something by Edward W. Bok. Hale Colombia by William McFee. She [Mrs. Jennie Moran] Makes her North Dakota Farm Pay by Helen Bullitt Lowry, with 3 photos. More. Plus current events, p... View more info

Sword of the Samurai : The Classical Art of Japanese Swordsmanship

By: Parulski, George R.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Paladin Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19212

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


129 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, black boards, [xii] + 129 pages, glossary, appendixes, over 230 b/w photos, many step-by-step. English throughout, with many technical terms in Japanese and English. ; 1st edition, 1985. Foreword by Soke Kanyemn aikira Okazaki. ; Topics include: sword history and tradition, spiritual practice, Zen, fighting postures, suburito, bokken, kenjutsu, kumitachi, iai, 1-person and 2-person katas, much more. ; Book shows no wear, no signs of use. Jacket shows only a touch of edgewear. View more info

Fascination of Marquetry, The

By: Penny, Clifford

Price: $11.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company: 1955

Seller ID: 17647

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 lower tips of final 3 leaves. Jacket rubbed, small closed tear near crown. 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: $45.00

Publisher: Collins Pentz: 1920

Seller ID: 20103

Condition: Very Good+


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

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

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

By: Pentz, Collins

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Collins Pentz: 1920

Seller ID: 20104

Condition: Very Good+


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

Eagle Magician, the : Volume 5, Number 7, July 1920, the Cream of Magic by the Magician for the Magician

By: Pentz, Collins

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Collins Pentz: 1920

Seller ID: 20105

Condition: Very Good+


28 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover, 28 pages numbered 169-186, 24 b/w illustrations, articles, editorials, adver tisements for tricks and apparatus, more. ; Almost no wear. Staples slightly rusty. Extremely scarce. View more info

1500 Patterns : Knitting Encyclopedia, Mon Tricot Special Yearly Number 0J87

By: Prouvost-Berry, Evelyne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cie Francaise d'Editions Gastronomiques: 1986

Seller ID: 20357

Condition: Near Fine


194 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; English throughout. Tall softcover, 194 glossy pages, 100s of detailed photos, many in full color. 100s of knitting patterns shown and explained. Also includes illustrated glossary and short chapter on basic knitting. ; A touch of edgewear only. Appears unused. Very well written and quite scarce. View more info

Lehrbuch der Zuschneidekunst fur Moderne Damengarderobe, 2 Auflage : Textbook on the Art of Tailoring for the Modern Ladies Wardrobe, 2e, 2nd Edition, 1913

By: Pusch, Eduard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Eduard Pusch: 1913

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10329

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


120 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Tall hardcover, green cloth, white lettering, 120 pages, brown endpapers, 67 b/w line diagrams, most full page. ; Originally published 1910. This is updated 2nd edition, 1913. ; Book shows almost no wear. No marks. Pages a bit yellowed from age. Lower tip of rear endpaper creased. No other defects. ; One item laid in, as issued: Single-fold, 4-page leaflet for author's other book, Massnehmer fur Schneider, on beautiful laid green paper, 1 b/w illustration. View more info

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Simplified Taijiquan : China Sports Series 1

By: Qu Mianyu

Price: $14.00

Publisher: China Sports: 1980

Seller ID: 20871

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Gray-green softcover booklet, 64 pages, 178 b/w photos and diagrams, many step-by-step. English throughout except publication data in English and Chinese. ; 1st edition, 1980, stated. ; Contents: History of Taijiquan, aka T'ai Chi Ch'uan or Tai Chi. Medical assessment of taijiquan. 24 basic forms and movements. ; No marks, no defects. ; China Sports Series; Vol. 1 View more info

Image for San Francisco Seals Year Book :  1956

San Francisco Seals Year Book : 1956

By: Rae, Joseph R.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Seals: 1956

Seller ID: 19636

Condition: Good+


32 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small softcover, blue white and red covers, 32 glossy pages, 47 b/w photos, numberous tables of stats. ; San Francisco Seals were a minor league baseball team from 1903 to 1957 in the Pacific Coast League. ; A touch of foxing to rear cover. Pale area of discoloration affecting part of inner margin throughout. All pages turn. Everything readable. No other defects. Scarce. View more info