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1 ART FIBRE (WEAVING)
Grand Rapids, MI Grand Rapids Fibre Cord Company 1920 Hardcover 
This is flexible hardcover book published in Grand Rapids in 1920. The book is a how-to of weaving. The first paragraph states that the purpose of the bookis to outline the scope of Arts Fibre weaving and how to weave. Finish, and decorate. The book contains many black and white half tone illustrations of photos and diagrams. Some weaving patterns are shown, followed by finished products with details. The last page contains inventory display. ; 8vo; 64 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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2 BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY | TECHNICAL MANUAL TM 1-219
Washington, D C War Department 1941 First Edition Softcover 
This is a used softcover book that teaches the basics of phtography. It has been used, but is still in a tight binding, a former owner nameo printed in ink at the top of the cover. There is a name of bookstore stamped at the bottom of the front cover. There are some faint spots opf color on the cover. A group of pages have been crease marked. The interior pages are still quie celan - tc ; 8vo; 342 pages  
Price: 28.00 USD
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3 COAL MINING NOTEBOOK 143 Ways to Boost Production and Lower Costs
New York, NY Coal Age Hardcover Near Fine  
This is a hardcover book in near fine contion - tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing. ; 8vo; 253 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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4 ELEMENTARY CHINESE (VOLUMES 1 AND 2)
China 1972 Softcover 
This is a two volume set published in 1971 (Vol 1) and 1972 (Vol 2) . There are 244 pages in Volume 1 and 387 in Volume 2. These are softcover in bright yellow self-wrappers (covers) They are. Both bright and clean and without marks or writing except for former owner gift notes in both volumes. The books are in Chinese and English. However, title and copyright informaton is in Chinese. 66 lessons and a vocabulary. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 631 pages  
Price: 34.00 USD
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5 FINE MECHANICAL TOOLS (STARRETT PRECISION TOOLS) NO. 26
Athol, MA The L. S. Starrett Company Softcover 
This is a softcover catalog of tools from around the late 1940's. The catalog lists the name, details, and rices for the items. The catalog is iquite details and there is some text for the items in each category. There are some camera images, also. The last pages are full of helpful information about measuring. There are extensive cross-referenced indexes. The catalog has been used, but is still in quite nice conditon. The cover has a repaired tear at the bottom of the spine at the outside. The covers are clean. There is a former owner name discreetly stamped in on the reverse. All the pages are clean. They all appear to be without marks or writing. There is a tiny spol on the top edge and wo pages have corner creases as if to makr a page. ; 8vo; 287 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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6 HOW TO BOX 4 Books in One Health and Strength
Shrewesbury Publishing Company 1921 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book that contains How to Box by Champion Terry McGovern; How to Punch the Bag by Chamions G. E. And A. R. Keeley; How to Build Muscle by Champion James J. Corbett; How to Breathe, Stand, Walk or Run by J. Gardner Smith, MD. The book is illustrated with line drawings in black and white. The binding is tight. The covers are paper. There is a little bit of the cover paper missing at the top and bottom of the spine. The covers and interior pages are clean. The corners are in very good shape considering the quality of the paper used. The pages of the book are not bright white - they have the beige/tan even toning of paper made with wood pulp, ie, no acid-free paper was used for some books of that period, 1921.The back cover has been used to show other books by the publisher which is shown as the Max Stein Pub, House in Chicago. ; 8vo; 185 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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7 MERCK'S 1901 MANUAL OF THE MATERIA MEDICA A Ready Reference Pocket Book for the Practicing Physician and Surgeon Containing Names and Chief Synonyms (Continued)
New York, NY Merck & Co. 1901 Second Edition Hardcover 
This is a small hardcover book, the second edition, of the Merck Materia Medica, published and printed in 1901. The book has a dark brown cloth cover. The book appears to have been bound upside down. The front cover is blank and the back cover has the Merck's 1901 Manual blind-stamped (reverse embossing) and the words "Property of Hospital Library" is blind-stamped and filled with a copper shade of gilt. The end papers are a pale light green with an advertisement from Merck for subscription to a journal, a place for an owner name (presently blank) and another ad for Merck's 'Analyses' Laboratory with a list of types of material they analyzed, plus the price. The reverse side of the front free end paper has an image of the Merck Building at University Place in New York. The rear pasted down end paper has a bird's eye view rendering of the Laboratories and Works in Darmstadt. The free end paper has a list of some Awards to Merck Products and a note to doctors about recognizing the label Merck uses on its products and cautions doctors to reject products not bearing their label. The last ten pages are advertisements for various products. The book is divided in four parts: Materica Medica (with the first appearance of 'aspirin' named by Bayer approximately two years earlier) ; Approved Formulas; Classification of Medicaments; Miscellany. There is a list of Abbreviations and various extra lists, tables, or paragraphs - Relation of Pulse and Temperatures, Obstetric Calendar, Pulse of Different Ages, Respiration of Different Ages, Metric System, many tables of metric measure; Eruptive Fevers. The book has a tight binding, clean covers, but with some corner wear. The pages are all clean and crisp, one page has a crease. There are no marks or writing - there are NO other signs indicating that this book was from a library - perhaps it was intended for a Hospital, but was rejected or held back. It has been well cared for. (The first edition was 192 pages, two years later, the reference grew to 282 pages. ) Continuation of the sub-title: ........ Physical Form and Appearance, Solubilities, Percentage Strengths and Physiological Effects, Therapeutic Uses, Modes of Administration and Applications, Regular and Maximum of Dosage, Incompatibles, Antidotes, Precuationary Requirements, Etc. Etc, of the Chemicals and Drugs usual in modern medical practice; - a comprehensive collection of prescriptions, embracing also the newer remedies of established merit; - a classification of mendicants; - and miscellany, comprising poisoning and its treatment. Metric system, and tables, Etc. ; 12mo; 282 pages 
Price: 875.00 USD
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8 MINNEAPOLIS-MOLINE POWER IMPLEMENT COMPANY SERVICE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS' "GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR HARVESTOR" (X-100)
Minneapolis, MN Minneapolis-Moline Power Implement Company First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book that allows the Harvestor user to service their power machine. Each page has a photo of the instruction on the left of the page and text to the right. Each page is titled at the bottom to find the use that is covered - such as sickle keepers, feeder beater, tailing return adjustment. There is no date, but there is a logo and words on the cover - "Keep your war equipment fit and fighting". This is not an office copy, it is a shop copy - there are finger smudges on the cover and the front edges of the pages. It is not pristine. The binding is tight and there are holes that would allow the book (let) to placed in a three ring binder. The text and illustrations are free of smudges. ; 4to; 43 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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9 Adams, Paul THE NEW SELF-HYPNOSIS
West Nyack, NY Parker Publishing Co, Inc. 1969 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in very good condition without marks or writing. The end papers and pages are very clean. There are light beige foxing spots on the fore-edges (acidic reaction from impurities in the paper or from the environment) . The spine is tight. The unclipped dust jacket has a closed tear and some wear at the edges. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Anderson, Edwin P. AUDEL'S REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING GUIDE
New York, NY Theo. Audel & Co. Publishers 1944 Softcover Very Good+  
This is a flexible leather cover of a thick book of instruction and reference with illustrations by drawings, tables, formulas, diagrams, blueprints. The binding is tight, but slightly slanted. The title in gilt on the spine is still bright. The pages and covers are very clean. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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11 Benrey, Ronald ELECTRONICS FOR EVERYBODY
New York Harper & Row 1972 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is bright, tight, and very clean. The dust jacket is unclipped and has some wear to the corners is still bright and clean. The book is profusely illustrated in black and white photographs; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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12 Black, Penny THE BOOK OF POTPOURRI Fragrant Flower Mixes for Scenting & Decorating the Home
New York Simon & Schuster 1989 0671682105 / 9780671682101 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a tall hardcover book in a dust jacket that is in fine condition. Very clean, tight, bright, and crisp in an equally crisp and clean dust jacket. The jacket is in a see-through, removable mylar protector. Gift condition. Exquisitely illustrated in color photography. A nice how-to. ; 4to  
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Coney, Norma THE COMPLETE SOAPMAKER Tips, Techniques & Recipes for Luxurious Handmade Soaps
New York Sterling Press 1996 080694868x / 9780806948683 Later Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean in fine condition without marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a tiny single corner tear and a pencil point impression in the paper near the spine.; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 Davis, Charles G. THE BUILT-UP SHIP MODEL
New York, NY Edward W. Sweetman Company 1966 Second Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a jacket, as issued. The book is tight bright crisp clean without wear. There are no marks or writing, no chips, no soil, no bumps. The book appears to be unread and looks new. The cover is a honey-brown linen. Nicely designed with excellent craftmanship. There are black ink line drawings and diagrams troughout plus 37 plates, some in black and white photographs, preceding the text. ; 8vo; 206 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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15 Davis, Charles G. THE SHIP MODEL BUILDER'S ASSISTANT
New York, NY Edward W. Sweetman Company 1974 Third Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a jacket, as issued. The book is tight bright crisp clean without wear. There are no marks or writing, no chips, no soil, no bumps. There is a slight discoloring on the end papers, possible a reacton to acidic materials used in the binding. Light beige. The book appears to be unread and looks new. The cover is a light brown linen. Nicely designed with excellent craftmanship. There are black ink line drawings and diagrams troughout. Gift condition except for the 'shading' on the end papers. ; 8vo; 275 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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16 Dibella, Anthony J. and Nevis, Edwin C. HOW ORGANIZATIONS LEARN An Integrated Strategy for Building Learning Capability
San Francisco, CA Jossey Bass Publishers 1998 0787911070 / 9780787911072 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is without flaws. The book appears to be unread. ; 8vo; 174 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Duff, Gail NATURAL FRAGRANCES
Pownal, VT A Garden Way Publishing Book 1989 0882665545 / 9780882665542 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean and bright and the dust jacket is equally clean and crisp. Beautifully illustratated in color and black and white photographs. A great how-to. Gift condition. ; 4to 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Gould, Jay Reid with Olmsted, Sterling P. EXPOSITION Technical & Popular
New York, NY Longmans, Green & Co. 1947 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is dark blue with glt metallic ink that has faded. The binding is tight and squared. The covers are clean with a of faint touch of corner wear. There is a former owner name and date on the front free end paper. The contents are as new in every other way. Bright, crisp, clean. The book is a scholarly how-to for writing to inform as a specialist, as a professional. ; 8vo; 126 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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19 Picken, Mary Brooks HARMONY IN COLOR Series: Woman's Institute Libraryof Dressmaking
Scranton, PA Woman's Institute Of Domestic Arts And Sciences 1924 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a blue cloth cover with a stamped uninked title on the cover with a profile silouette of a female. There is a title on the spine in gilt. The binding is tight. There is a former owner name on the end paper. There are no other marks or writing. The pages are crisp and clean. There is a slight loss of color to the ink used in the cloth cover. There is a mottled look. The book comes with an archival acetate cover that makes the book look like new. The bottom front corner has a slight bump. The content is promoted as 'Beautiful Clothes, Corsets and Dress Foundations, Silhouettes Colors Fabrics, Good Taste in Dress Millinery Accessories, The Dressmaker and Tailor Shop, European Shops. The book is illustrated with small drawings and full page charts or examples. There is a section on color with colored plates.; Vol. 1; 8vo; 203 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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20 Shaw, Lloyd THE ROUND DANCE BOOK A Century of Waltzing
Caldwell, Idaho The Caxton Printers 1950 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is the thrid printing, 1950, edition of this hard cover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, straight corners, and is clean, however a former owner taped the dust jacket to the end paper in the middle of the page and the tape has discolored leaving a mark on the inside jacket flaps and the end papers. There is a former owner name on the half-title page. The pages are clean and mostly crisp. The jacket is unclipped. There is edge wear, including small chips, and some darkening to the back panel, but it all looks brighter in the archival, see-through, removable jacket cover. This is a how-to book with line drawings and black and white photographs; 8vo; 443 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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