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Great Women Paper Dolls 1977

By: No author or editor stated

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Bellerophon Books: 1977

Seller ID: 4032

Condition: Very good condition, unused


Very handsome paper doll book which invites double the fun of coloring and clipping. None have been used and the pages are tight and clean. The dolls include:Sappho, Cleopatra, Queen Boudicca (Celtic), Theodora, Lady Murasaki, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Joan of Arc, Vittoria Colonna, Pocahontas, Madame de Pompadour, Amelia Earhart,Queen Victoria, Susan B. Anthony, Florence Nightingale, Sarah Bernhardt, Beatrix Potter, Madame Curie, Anna Pavlova, and Bessie Smith. The book measures 8-1/2" x 11" View more info

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New Universal Self-Pronouncing Dictionary With An Encyclopedic Appendix 1931

By: No author stated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA., The John C. Windston: 1931

Edition: The Handy Edition

Seller ID: 4731

Condition: Very good condition


This IS a handy little dictionary to put in a pocket, or a purse. You never know when you need to look up a definition or spelling a word. The book is very handsome with gilt on all three exterior page edges, twelve thumb indentions to take you to on the alphabet. There are no names or writing an everythign is clean and tightly bound. The face board says Wells College, Aurora, New York. But the best part was the first word I saw -- namby-pamby! View more info

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Routes Touristiques En Yvelines (French Travel, Art, Music, Architecture)

By: No author stated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: France, Department des Yvelines: No date stated

Seller ID: 3536

Condition: Fine condition


This is a deluxe and different travel booklet with an emphasis on art, architecture, music, palaces and parks and gardens. Yvelines is a department of France which has much information to share about the subjects stated. The cover shows a peek-a-boo die-cut and is clean and bright as new. There is no date, but it appears to be 21st century. What makes this different is the large lettering, the full page color photographs, and the dense text. FRENCH LANGUAGE ONLY, but it's not too hard if you ever studied French. Measures 8" x 8-1/2" and has 68 pages. View more info

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Let's Disco! A Compete Instructional System For Disco Dancing

By: No Author stated

Price: $16.95

Publisher: No place stated, K-Tel International: 1978

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 4771

Condition: Very good condition


This is a fun booklet bringing you back for an instructional syste for disco sancing, good for dancers of all ages, freestyle steps and routines, line dances, and dances for couples. The book has 94 pages, all of which offer photos and drawings, step by step. The text is divided into three sections:I Freestyle Steps, II. Line Dancing; and III Touch Dancing which are the most interesting for the Latin Hustel, the New York Hustle, and the Disco Merengue. View more info

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The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale Tuesday, February 6, 2007 (Christies Art Auction Catalog)

By: No author stated

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Christie's Auction: 2007

Edition: Evenign Sale Catalog

Seller ID: 3885

Condition: Very good condition


Auction catalogs get more and more beautiful. They used to be rather ho-hum even when they were selling beautiful, expensive items. This one is all about art with huge color design throughout and the works of so many famous artists such as Rene Magritte, Salvador Dali, Joan Miro, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Alexander Calder and and Felix Labisse. The catalog is clean and bright measuring 9" x 11-1/2" which includes many pull-puts, plus biographical information on all the artists replete with black and white photographs of them as children. The sale included 145 items. View more info

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Colorful Colorado; The Key State of the New West 1931

By: No author stated

Price: $10.95

Publisher: The Colorado Association: 1931

Seller ID: 0326

Condition: Very Good


A bright colorful travel brochure for a colorful state. From its attractive cover through to the end of the black and white and color photos which abound in a descriptive text, this one's a thing of beauty. It measures 6"x9" and has 44 pages. Beautiful scenes and happy travelers having active fun in the great outdoors. View more info

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My Favorite Birthday Book 1945

By: No author stated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grossett & Dunlap: 1945

Seller ID: 4420

Condition: Very good


This is a beautful birthday book, a book designed to jot down names, addresses, birthdays and phone numbers. There are also uplifting quotes by various authors. The paper itself is fabulous and the tiny Persian paintings are charming. There is no writing save one word -- Mother -- the name for a gift. The book measures 7" square. I suspect that this should be a book in a box. Otherwise it's clean and nice. View more info

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Racals & Rogues of Long Ago

By: No author stated

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Maynard, Massachusetts, Chandler Press: 1989

Seller ID: 4453

Condition: Fine condition


Crisp, clean booklet about men and women who walked on the dark side of the late 1900's. Each page has two rascals, rogues, and criminals with info and a black and white photos of which did nothing to enhance the faces. There are pickpockets, bank burglars, forgers, shop lifters, hotel thiefs, writers of bogus checks, confidence and sawdust games, bludgeon workers, and window smashers. All have nicknames such as Cincinnati Red, Boston Charlie, Ex-Gov.Moses, and Old Mother Hubbard. The booklet measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and has 32 pages View more info

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Battle of New Orleans Sesquicentennial Celebration 1815-1965

By: No Author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office: 1965

Seller ID: 4454

Condition: Very good condition


Very nice hard cover book published to celebrate the sesquicentennial Battle of New Orleans. The book is clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. There are many black and white photograohs, some portraits, others in active shots and larger groups. The front endopapers show the landing of the British Army.This was a big event including a six-mile run, patios by candlelight, a night in Jackson Square, garden district tour, an essay contest, luncheon aboard the U.S.S. Newport News, Twelfth Night Revelers Ball, Commemorative STamp Dedication, Grand Military Vctory Ball and much more.Ther... View more info

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Meet the Town: Saranac Lake, New York 1937-1938. Extra Ephemera

By: No author stated

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Saranac Lake, New York, Sheridan Advertising Service: 1937

Edition: 11th Year

Seller ID: 4016

Condition: Very good condition


Very nice small tourist guide measuring 4-1/2"x6". Very clean inside and out with text printed on coated paper. Wonderful local advertising and black and white photos, plus a run-down of what to see and do in this Adirondacks vacation town. A larger map is laid-in, though does show a route drawn by previous visitor. Also laid-in is a newsletter headed "Saranac Lakes, N.Y. in the Adirondacks Invites You" followed by a two page spread of info on winter and summer sports, plus hunting, fishing and trapping. Back cover shows article on the Eskimo Dog offered by the New York Sled Dog Club of Sarana... View more info

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Down on Throop Avenue

By: No author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brookyln, New York, American Board of Missions to the Jews Inc.: Late 1930's-40's

Seller ID: 1114

Condition: Very Good


Very scarce oversized booklet, quality printed on coated paper with many photographs. Plain khaki colored cover with embossed title. Clean as a whistle inside and out. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 38 pages. No date, but it's clearly from the late 1930's to the 40's, as that's when the The American Board of Missions to the Jews was the largest Christian mission proselytizing to Jews in America. They were set up on Throop Avenue in Brooklyn (though also had satellite agencies in other states) due to the enormous Jewish population and the regular arrivals of Jewish refugees. Booklet explains their... View more info

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Bikes and Trikes of Long Ago

By: No author stated

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Maynard, Massachsuetts, Chandler Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2820

ISBN: 0944593046

Condition: Very good condition


We have our many fads, but so did the people of the 19th century. One of the big ones was the love affair with the bicycle. Men and women both took to the streets, pedaling all sorts of conveyances from the one person bike, to the trike, and the tandem bike. This book is about the evolution of the bicycle, the various kinds, how to use the bike, which even has instructions for {"Look Mom, No hands!) There's also drawings and facsimile ads showing the various kinds of bikes and bike accessories. Measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Only fault is a tiny stain in the outer side margin of back cover. View more info

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Seasonal Star Charts. A Complete Guide to the Stars (2000)

By: No author stated

Price: $16.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Hubbard Scientific Co.: 2000

Seller ID: 3304

ISBN: 0831118021

Condition: Very good condition


Though I put this in the children's category, this guide would most likely be an interactive project for kids and parents together. The guide is large at 11-1/2" x 13-3/4" and has 21 card pages. The big blue circle in photo two is a movable basic star map. There's also a Glow-in-the Dark Star Finder and multiple charts for all seasons in the sky. The book shows no names or writing and the plastic spiral is in very good condition. The only fault is spots of minor edge wear to front cover. View more info

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Close-Up Photography and Photomacrography; Volume II on Photomacrography 1969

By: No author stated

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Eastman Kodak Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 4447

Condition: Very good condition


This book is clean and bright with black and white and color photographs, plus some drawings and a full page of working curves for photopmacrography. The booklet measure 8" x 11-1/2" and has 95 pages.The scope of this volume includes equipment,lighting, special setups, transillumination, factors for optimum results, shape factor, working curves for photomacrography,recording two-dimensional subjects, summary of basic recommendations, and references. The first volume of this is about close-up photography. I also have volume I on Close-up Photography. View more info

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China Tea Culture; China Stamps

By: No Author Stated

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Shanghai, China, Shanghai Posts Bureau: 2000

Seller ID: 3764

Condition: Fine in Fine Box


Book is clean and without defect. It also retains its original box which is likewise pristine. The book is written in both Chinese and English, each page unfolding the elegant and graceful tea culture in both languages. The art is lovely and is seen on each page. But perhaps the most interesting are the Chinese postal stamps which echo the tea culture theme. They appear to be under plastic, but you can open them up and hold them and put them back. There are a total of eight. Book measures 7-1/2" x 10-1/2 with 24 pages. Book is easily put back into the box. Would make a very charming gift. View more info

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Three Little Kittens (Rebus Format Bonnie Book 1955)

By: No author Stated

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin, James & Jonathan Inc.: 1955

Seller ID: 2430

Condition: Very good condition


Very cute die-cut book which is written in rebus style so children can participate in the narration of the story. It's all about three kitten Tipsy, Tim and Topsy and red, blue and yellow mittens. No scribbling, no crayoning, no torn pages and no names. Book shows a little fading at top and bottom of spine and a small abrasion to back cover caused by an old price sticker. Binding is tight. At its highest point the book measures 6-1/4" x 8" tall and has 24 counted pages, including the original Mother Goose poem about the three little kittens who lost their mittens. We also have a die-cut dog bo... View more info

Image for Good Times With Colors; Good Times with Toys; Good Times All Day; Good Times At Parties (1946)

Good Times With Colors; Good Times with Toys; Good Times All Day; Good Times At Parties (1946)

By: No Author Stated

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Samuel Gabriel Sons & Co.: 1946

Seller ID: 2326

Condition: Very good condition


Four slim volumes for children bursting with color in every one. The cute art captures the feel of the era and the simple rhyming text is easy for kids to remember. Each booklet measures 7" x 8" and has 10 counted pages. Among the pleasures mentioned are the circus, picnics, Christmas morning, birthday parties, breakfast, playing with books and toys, dolls, toy trains, bikes, kites, yellow chicks, purple grapes and of course rainbows! View more info

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Ricordi Della Piccola Italia Bicentennial 1996 Cleveland, Ohio

By: No author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Little Italy Historical Museum: 1996

Seller ID: 4248

Condition: Very Good condition


This is a beautiful book about Cleveland's Little Italy and its Little Italy Historical Museum. The book was published to commemorate Little Italy's Bicentennial in 1996. The book measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 154 pristine pages. No names or wrting and no spine crease.The only defect is mild toning to the spine and a bit of very light foxing to the back. The photographs are plentiful and cover a long span. This would be very helpful in genealogical too. Among the topics are Giuseppe Carabellia, the Founder of Little Italy; Holy Rosary Church; St. John's Beckwith Memorial Church; , Alta Hou... View more info

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A Pocket Guide To India (For Military Personnel 1943 WWII)

By: No Author Stated

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Special Service Division. Services of supply united States Army: 1943

Seller ID: 1616

Condition: Very good


This is part of a series of small booklets given to military personnel entering foreign countries in wartime. The booklets are literally pocket sized and very straightforward about dos and don'ts, cultural differences, and choices which could possibly be to an American's detriment. Here's an example: "Rabies are common. Avoid strange dogs and jackals and obtain quick treatment if bitten." The booklet measures 4-1/4" x 5-1/4" and has 68 pages, including two unused blank ones for notes. I also have five other titles for different countries. View more info

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Life and Customs of Edo As Portrayed in Woodblock Prints of the 17th-19th Centuries)1978

By: No Author Stated

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Ukiyo-E Society of America / Pratt Graphics Center: 1978

Seller ID: 1681


This is an exhibition catalog from a show held at the Pratt Graphics Center of New York City from April 8 to May 4, 1978. It has been very nicely kept with no defect of note. The pictures are all in black and white printed on coated paper. Topics cover city scenes, travels and excursions, domesticity, popular amusements, pleasures (innocent and otherwise), artists and artisans, merchants and laborers, religion and folklore, history, and legends and literary themes. Catalog measures 8-1/2" x11" and features 107 works of art. View more info