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RESIDENTIAL CARPENTRY

By: Capotosto, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Reston, Virginia, Reston Publishing Company, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 006796


"This no-nonsense book deals with on-the-job residential carpentry. Step-by-step it describes essential methods in single family construction and concentrates on getting a quality job at lowest cost." 373 pages with index. DJ is Good with wear and tearing to corners and edges, scuffing to cover faces, stains to back of jacket. Cover corners are bumped, edges rubbed, spine ends bent. Foxing spots to page edges. Interior tight and clean. View more info

GOLD FEVER AND THE ART OF PANNING AND SLUICING

By: De Lorenzo, Lois

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Prescott, Arizona, ATR Enterprises: 1970

Seller ID: 007431


Handy guide to help amateurs find gold in the western United States by panning or creating a simple sluice box. 70 pp. Yellow paper covers. Cover edges and corners are rubbed, covers are quite dirty, some soiling spots on back, spine is creased, spine ends are bumped and rubbed. Cocked spine. Interior is clean, no marks. Book in VG- condition. View more info

GARDENING WITH BRAINS: FIFTY YEARS' EXPERIENCES OF A HORTICULTURAL EPICURE

By: Finck, Henry T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers: 1922

Seller ID: 006671


270 pages with index. Missing DJ. Green paper boards with black cloth spine, faded title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed to boards, cover faces are scuffed with lines and some smudges. Spine is faded, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Page edges have foxing spots and are browning. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Front hinge broken. Light foxing throughout interior. Book in Good condition. View more info

CHARACTERS DRESSED KEWPIES (1917-1918) ILLUSTRATED CHECKLIST

By: Fitzsimmions, A. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Anselmo, CA, Paper Pile Press: 1981

Seller ID: 006330


Images of kewpie drawings by Rose O'Neill, as well as descriptions and wholesale prices of character dressed kewpies from a 1917 catalog. 43 pp. Tan paper covers with rubbing and chipping to corners and edges, dirt smudges, small tear to bottom front cover near spine, miscolored/darkened square on front and back cover faces. Interior clean. Book in Good condition. View more info

HOW TO MARBLEIZE PAPER

By: Grunebaum, Gabriele

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 001773


Step-by-Step Instructions for 12 Traditional Patterns. 31 pp. Stiff paper covers with light wear to corners and edges. Interior tight and clean. Book NF. View more info

PLATTERS AND PIPKINS

By: Krout, Mary H.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1910

Seller ID: 006055


"There are houses and houses. Comfort and cleanliness are not indigenous to any special soil. They are, rather, like growth in grace -- the outcome of struggle, of conflict and of eternal patience." Early description of how to properly keep your house. 209 pp. Blue decorative covers in Fair condition with cover faces rubbed/faded, corners and edges rubbed to boards, joints partially exposed, tears to spine, spine ends are bent and fraying. Spots on top page... View more info

FIGURE DRAWING FOR ALL IT'S WORTH

By: Loomis, Andrew

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007126


"For many years the need of a further book on the subject of figure drawing has been apparent to me. I have waited for such a book to appear which could be recommended to the many young artists with whom I have come in contact. Finally, I have come to the realization that such a book, regardless of one's ability as an author, could be written only by a man actually in the field of commercial art, who in his experience has met and countered with the actual problems th... View more info

THE KNOW-HOW OF WARDS SIMPLIFIED PLUMBING (MODERN, EASY-TO-INSTALL WATER AND DRAINAGE SYSTEMS)

By: Montgomery Ward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Montgomery Ward & Co:

Seller ID: 007022


How You Can Have Modern Fixtures and Plumbing in Your New or Modernized City or Country Home - At Half Cost. With Explanation, Selections, Planning, Installation, Plumbing Repairs and Maintenance. Savings Provided Exclusively by Montgomery Ward. Catalogue #20999. 72 pp. Fully illustrated repair guide and catalogue. No publication date. Light wear to corners and edges, rubbing to spine ends. Interior clean, no marks. Catalogue in VG condition. View more info

THE COLLECTOR'S MANUAL

By: Moore, N. Hudson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1944

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 006431


With 336 Engravings. Contents include: Tables and Sideboards; English Pottery and Porcelain; Chairs and Sofas; Antique Glassware; Chests and Cupboards; Brass and Copper Utensils; Old-Fashioned Bedsteads; Lustre Ware; Old-Fashioned Timepieces; Desks and Secretaries; Old Pewter; Bureaus; and Cottage Ornaments. 329 pages with index. Blue cloth covers. Missing DJ. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, browning along edges, fading to front cover title bar, white mark... View more info

BIRD BOXES FOR EVERY OCCASION; CONSTRUCTION OF BIRD BOXES

By: Musselman, T. E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1944

Seller ID: 006354


Reprinted from BIOS: Vol. XV, No. 1. Pages 15-19. Illustrations for construction of a blue bird box and wren house. Red stiff paper covers. Rubbing to cover edges and spine, some darkening to edges. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. View more info

EARLY AMERICAN FURNITURE MAKERS

By: Ormsbee, Thomas Hamilton

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1935

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 005959


With 112 illustrations. 183 pages with index. Orange cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Covers in Fair condition with bumped and rubbed corners and edges. Sun exposure on spine and covers have caused fading. Dirt smudges and black stain along spine and covers are dirty. Black top page edge, long page edge untrimmed. Endpapers are a graph depicting the chief known American cabinet makers and the years they worked. Endpapers are browning and stained a... View more info

HISTORY OF LACE

By: Palliser, Mrs. Bury

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1902

Seller ID: 006352


Entirely revised, re-written, and enlarged under the editorship of M. Jourdain and Alice Dryden. With 266 illustrations. 536 pages with index. Green cloth covers with white lace inlay on front cover and gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed to boards, joints rubbed, scuffing to cover faces. Spine is creased, stained, faded from sun exposure, spine ends are missing. Ex. library marks include: identification numbers to bottom spin... View more info

MATCHBOX TOYS; PRICE GUIDE TO MATCHBOX TOYS

By: Schiffer, Nancy and Keith Chandler

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Exton, Pennsylvania, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 1983

Seller ID: 007339


208 pp. Chandler's Price Guide (27 pp.) is at conclusion of book, as well as a separate pamphlet included with the text. Paper cover with wear to edges, corners and spine. Interior is tight, clean. Bookstore sticker on title page of book, and on copyright page of pamphlet. Both in VG+ condition. View more info

COLLECTORS' GUIDE TO ANTIQUE AMERICAN SILVER

By: Schwartz, Marvin D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001761


History, style and identification. More than 100 illustrations. 174 pages with index. DJ is Good with wear and creasing to edges and corners, wear to cover faces, tears along joints and spine ends. Cover corners and edges rubbed, spine ends are rubbed and worn. Cocked spine. Remainder spray on bottom edge. Interior clean. Book in VG- condition. View more info

Pewtercraft as a Hobby

By: Stieri, Emanuele.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002093


ex-lib with markings. owner's signature on free endp. View more info

PLEASURES AND PROBLEMS OF A ROCK GARDEN

By: Wilder, Louise Beebe

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006534


With an introduction by Richardson Wright. Illustrations from Photographs by Harry G. Healy. "The rock gardener, in search of a truth to guide him in his fashioning with rocks and living green things, will find none more helpful than that proportion is beauty." 294 pages with index. Upwards of Two Hundred Portraits, Chiefly from the Author's Garden. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners and edges are significantly bumped, rubbed... View more info