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Image for Simplified Taijiquan :  China Sports Series 1

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

Image for Greater Seattle :  Remembrance, 100th Anniversary, Centennial, Set of Historical Playing Cards

Greater Seattle : Remembrance, 100th Anniversary, Centennial, Set of Historical Playing Cards

By: Redi-Slip

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Brown & Bigelow: 1952

Seller ID: 20613

Condition: Near Fine


Black slipcase, metalic-gold interior, Greater Seattle design in gold on slipcase. Each card has b/w photo of a Seattle landmark, with caption. This box set has two decks of playing cards, celebrating Seattle's Centennial, 1952.; Both decks are used but pristine, both are complete except one deck has 2 jokers, one deck has only 1 joker. Original maker's slip also present. View more info

Image for Instructions for Operation and Care of the Reminton Dupont Wingmaster Model 870 Pump Action Repeating Shotgun

Instructions for Operation and Care of the Reminton Dupont Wingmaster Model 870 Pump Action Repeating Shotgun

By: Remington

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Remington Arms Company: 1950

Seller ID: 19494

Condition: Very Good-


8 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover booklet, 8 pages, 76 b/w photos and diagrams including complete list of parts. ; Creased twice, as issued, with light discoloration to edges. No other defects. ; With this item you will also get: 1) Instructions for Operation and Care of Remington Dupont Model 121 Fieldmaster, 1950, very good condition, similar to above, 8 pgs. 2) Instructions for Operation and Care of Remington Dupont Model 141 Gamemaster, 1949, very good condition, similar to above, 8 pgs. 3) Outstanding Features of Remington Wingmaster Model 870, fair condition, 4 pgs. 4) origi... View more info

Instruction Book : The Reversew Electric Sewing Machine, 1949

By: Reversew

Price: $8.00

Publisher: National Sewing Machine Company: 1949

Seller ID: 16779

Condition: Very Good


37 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Pale gray softcover booklet, 37 glossy pages, 29 highly detailed b/w illustrations plus 3 b/w photos showing about 150 individual parts. Several illustrations show specific techniques such as quilting, braiding, shirring, puffing, ruffling, felling, more. ; Code indicates 1949 printing. Reversew was a brand name (from reverse sew) made by National Sewing Machine Company. ; No major defects but covers do show the usual small thumb creases and small smudges. Binding tight. View more info

Image for How to Use Capri Ceramic Mosaic Tiles

How to Use Capri Ceramic Mosaic Tiles

By: Rhead, H. W.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Standard Tile Company: 1956

Seller ID: 21398

Condition: Very Good+


4 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Pale gray leaflet, 4 pages, 13 b/w diagrams. ; Basic instructions to make stars, flowers, Grecian and Roman patterns, and mid-century boomerang patterns with mosaic tiles on your coffee table. ; A touch of edgewear only. Old distributor name (C. A. Kandt Lumber Company, Dearborn, Michigan) stamped on front in very faded ink. View more info

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Orchids of Australia

By: Riley, John J, and David P. Banks

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21585

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


308 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Tall hardcover, black boards, orange endpapers, [xiv] + 308 pages, index, bibliography, glossary, purple page-marker ribbon, 150 species listed and described. For each species is given scientific name, discoverer, date of discovery (or first scientific description), locality, range map, etymology, flowering time, altitudinal range, etc, and beautiful full-color plate showing 5 to 11 views of the species, with detailed descriptions. ; All illustrations drawn by author John J. Riley. Large heavy book. ; No defects to book. Ribbon untouched. Jacket shows just ... View more info

Handbuch Der Schach-Eroffnungen, Band 2 : (Handbook of Chess Strategies, Volume 2) Das Klassische Damengambit 2. e7-e6

By: Schwarz, Rolf

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Verlag das Schach-Archiv: 1971

Seller ID: 20307

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


240 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering, 240 pages, appendix, main text in 2 columns, dozens of b/w chessboard diagrams, ; Sub-subtitle: Ausfuhrliche Theorie mit 111 Partien. Distributed in US by Chess Digest Magazine. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No jacket, as issued. ; Handbook of Chess Strategies Series; Vol. 2 View more info

Handbuch Der Schach-Eroffnungen, Band 12 : (Handbook of Chess Strategies, Volume 12) Hollandisch 1. D2-D4 F7-F5, Staunton-Gambit, Stonewall und Verwandte Systeme

By: Schwarz, Rolf

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Verlag das Schach-Archiv: 1964

Seller ID: 20308

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


392 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering, 392 pages, index, appendix, main text in 2 columns, dozens of b/w chessboard diagrams and game descriptions. ; Sub-subtitle: Ausfuhrliche Theorie mit 185 Partien. Distributed in US by Chess Digest Magazine. ; Minor shelfwear. Small area of discoloration to upper tip. No other defects. No jacket, as issued. ; Handbook of Chess Strategies Series; Vol. 12 View more info

Handbuch Der Schach-Eroffnungen, Band 14 : (Handbook of Chess Strategies, Volume 14) C2-C4, Englisch, Bremer Partie

By: Schwarz, Rolf

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Verlag das Schach-Archiv: 1963

Seller ID: 20309

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


300 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering, 300 pages, appendix, main text in 2 columns, dozens of b/w chessboard diagrams and game descriptions. ; Sub-subtitle: Ausfuhrliche Theorie mit 145 Partien. Distributed in US by Chess Digest Magazine. ; Almost no visible wear. Boards very slightly bowed. No jacket, as issued. ; Handbook of Chess Strategies Series; Vol. 14 View more info

Handbuch Der Schach-Eroffnungen, Band 25 : (Handbook of Chess Strategies, Volume 25) Die Aljechin-Verteidigung, und die Fischer-Nimzowitsch-Verteidigung

By: Schwarz, Rolf

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Verlag das Schach-Archiv: 1969

Seller ID: 20310

ISBN: 3880860300

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


226 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering, 226 pages, appendix, main text in 2 columns, dozens of b/w chessboard diagrams and game descriptions. ; Sub-subtitle: Ausfuhrliche Theorie mit 140 Partien. ; Almost no visible wear. Boards very slightly bowed. No jacket, as issued. ; Handbook of Chess Strategies Series; Vol. 25 View more info

Handbuch Der Schach-Eroffnungen, Band 26 : (Handbook of Chess Strategies, Volume 26) Die Skandinavische Verteidigung 1. E4 D5, und die Jugoslawische Verteidigung 1. E4 D5

By: Schwarz, Rolf

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Verlag das Schach-Archiv: 1969

Seller ID: 20311

ISBN: 3880860394

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


240 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering, 240 pages, appendix, main text in 2 columns, dozens of b/w chessboard diagrams and game descriptions. ; Sub-subtitle: Ausfuhrliche Theorie mit 150 Partien. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No jacket, as issued. Appears unread. ; Handbook of Chess Strategies Series; Vol. 26 View more info

Complete Guide to Handloading, 3e : A Treastise on Handloading for Pleasure, Economy and Utility (3rd Edition, with Supplement, 1952)

By: Sharpe, Philip B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls: 1952

Edition: Third Edition; Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 17000

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


721 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, gray textured boards, silver lettering, [xiv] + 465 + [viii] + 232 pages, 2 indexes, main text in 2 columns, over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. Glossy throughout. ; Copyright 1937. This is 3rd edition, 10th printing, 1952. Title page states: Third edition, completely revised and enlarged with entirely new supplement. ; Topics include: Equipment. Types of cartridge case. Case preparation. Alteration. Primers. Casting bullets. Types of powder. Manufacture of powder. Handling powder. Reduced loads. Fouling. Muzzle loading rifles. Much... View more info

Image for Baseball Digest, Baseball's Best Stories of the Month :  Volume 5, Number 4, May 1946, Phil Rizzuto's Own Story

Baseball Digest, Baseball's Best Stories of the Month : Volume 5, Number 4, May 1946, Phil Rizzuto's Own Story

By: Simons, Herbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baseball Digest: 1946

Seller ID: 19543

Condition: Good+


64 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Softcover, blue and orange covers, Phil Rizzuto on cover, 64 pages, dozens of articles and sidebars, 11 b/w photos and illustrations including several baseball cartoons. ; Light edgewear, crovers show very light creases and small chips at tips. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. View more info

Image for Detroit Tigers Media Guide 1973 :  Defending Champions American League East

Detroit Tigers Media Guide 1973 : Defending Champions American League East

By: Sisson, Harry M.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Detroit Tigers: 1973

Seller ID: 19537

Condition: Very Good+


56 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tall softcover, blue and orange covers, fold-and-staple binding, 56 pages, tons of facts and stats. ; Light foxing to edges of covers. No other defects. View more info

Image for American Youth Hostels Handbook and Worker's Manual :  A. Y. H. 1942

American Youth Hostels Handbook and Worker's Manual : A. Y. H. 1942

By: Smith, Isabel, and Monroe Smith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Youth Hostels: 1942

Seller ID: 19648

Condition: Very Good


128 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Small softcover, blue and black illustrated covers, 128 pages, 58 b/w photos and line illustrations including several US regional maps. ; Cover art by Isabel Smith. Introduction by William Lyon Phelps. Sections include: Maps and details of hostels. History of hosteling. Constitution of AYH. Field services. Index to all hostels. More. Key to symbols is given in English, Esperanto, French and German. ; Exterior shows sunning and minor edgewear. Interior clean, binding tight. View more info

Image for Golden Age, the :  Fly Fishing in Michigan, 1860 to 1960

Golden Age, the : Fly Fishing in Michigan, 1860 to 1960

By: Snyder, Wayne E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hannah Hill Prodcutions: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20673

Condition: Near Fine


102 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall brown softcover, laid paper covers, gold lettering, [xiv] + 88 pages; numerous b/w maps, photos and line drawings; 3 color photos showing 20 flies. ; Photos and illustrations by author, with color photos by Joe Gohl. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce. View more info

Grouse Feathers : Limited Edition, 1935

By: Spiller, Burton L. ; Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Derrydale Press: 1935

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 20019

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


207 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, color-illustrated circular pastedown on front, [xii] + 207 text pages + 9 b/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Limited edition stated. This is Number 866 of 950. ; Minor exterior wear only. View more info

More Grouse Feathers : Limited Edition, 1938

By: Spiller, Burton L. ; Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Derrydale Press: 1938

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 20020

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


238 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, color-illustrated circular pastedown on front, [xii] + 238 text pages + several b/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Limited edition stated. This is Number 505 of 950. ; Minor exterior wear only. View more info

Firelight : Limited Edition, 1937

By: Spiller, Burton L. ; Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Derrydale Press: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 20021

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


197 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, color-illustrated circular pastedown on front, [xii] + 197 text pages + several b/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Limited edition stated. This is Number 828 of 950. Wild tales of outdoor adventures hunting bear, fishing in stormy seas, more. ; Minor exterior wear only. Many pages unopened. Extremely scarce in this condition. View more info