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Misty of Chincoteague (1947 Edition)
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Misty of Chincoteague (1947 Edition)

By Marguerite Henry

This book does show a reasonable amount of shelf and use wear. The book is intact, with only one "mechanical" flaw. Most of what wear there is, could be compared is to a lightly faded paid of bluejeans. There is a section of separation on the top inch of the inside edge of the front inside cover. There is a Gifting Inscription on the Copyright and Legal Page; " Happy Easter to Joan! Sunday, March 28, 1948. FROM-Edna Washington.. Aside from this, there is no other writing, marks, or stains anywhere else in the book.

$39.44

BALLADS by William Makepeace Thackeray
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BALLADS by William Makepeace Thackeray

By William M. Thackeray

Beautifully bound vintage Victorian Era collection of poems/ballads. The book is bound in an embossed hardcover, adorned in gold leaf. The page ends are also gilded with gold leaf. Inside, the text is framed in a perpendicular red. As could be expected, the is a fair amount of handling wear on the edges of the hardcover. The front cover panel is starting to come loose from the bound pages, but still remains attached to the stitched webbing.There is some wear of the page ends/edges. There is no writing, marks, or stains on the pages inside.

$19.94

Miur of the Mountains
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Miur of the Mountains

By William O. Doiuglas

This book is one volume from a series of biographies aim for juvenile readers (~8-13 years). This volume concerns the life and times of the Scottish immigrant to the United States and his hard to believe adventures traveling through the United States of America, Canada & Alaska in the mid 19th Century. The book itself is in VG- Condition, due to some separation of the Front Cover Panel from the pages. The Cloth Board Hard Cover is attractive and fresh. The Paper Dust jacket is mostly complete with small bits missing and a few other tears. Pages are in nice fresh and intact condition, with no signs of marks, writing, or stains tyhroughou

$8.88

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"Tambourine Player" by Tizian - ca. 1920s Postcard

By Tizian

Unused Undivided Back Postcard, depicting an artistic reproduction of Tizian's, "Der Tamburinschlaeger" (The Tambourine Player). Unused with no writing or marks on either side. Very slight wear from handling and storage. Note that several Postcards can be shipping for the same shipping cost as the first item. Please wait until an adjusted invoice is submitted before paying!

$2.00

The Heritage Sampler
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The Heritage Sampler

By Cheryl G. Hoople

Cloth Over Board Side Panel Cover in Good condition with light wear and very minor toning and soiling. Inside edges are in very good condition absent of any notable marks, writing or stains. The Paper Dust Cover is heavily damaged, but approximately 905+ present. The Inside end page presents heavy remnants of an adhesive label that has been partially peeled off.

$8.88

Fractional Horsepower Electric Motors
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Fractional Horsepower Electric Motors

By Cyril G. Veinott, E.E. , Eng D.

Classic Book on electrical motors. Very light Cover wear with minor toning and soiling on the page ends. On the inside back page, the name "S. Inouye" appears rubber-stamped and an address was w

$5.95

Approach to Music
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Approach to Music

By Lawrence Abbott

Noticeable wear and slight damage to hard cover. The top of the cover's "Spine" or "Backbone" appears to have been trimmed short. There is some fading and/or toning of the page edges. The book was published with "Deckle Cut" (aka "Rough Cut") pages, with the pages ends died the color red on top of the book. The acid in the paper used in bookbinding at the time (World War II was looming and many bookbinding supplies and materials were in short supply and being rationed

$2.94

An Endocrine Handbook
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An Endocrine Handbook

By Hentry R. Harrower

The cover on this book alone is a masterpiece. While not hardcover, it's not quite soft cover either. The book is bound in a textured paper board in navy blue.. The titling is a mix of cursive writing and an "Art Deco" typeface in gilt lettering. There are only light signs of wear to the cover, primarily on the corners. The pages are clean and in good condition, being free of any writing, marks or stains anywhere inside the book.

$19.44

The Long Valley (1939)
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The Long Valley (1939)

By John Steinbeck

First Edition-Fourth Printing. This book is bound in beige cloth & terra-cotta cloth over boards. It is in Good plus condition. Paper Dust Jacket is missing. There is a bit of toning on the page edges, possibly due to materials used. The end-sheets are darkened along the hinge area. Content area of pages look good. A few pages have been found to have had corners folded in . and the.

$21.94

The Tapestry Book
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The Tapestry Book

By Helen Churchill Candee

Classic Reference Book on Renaissance Tapestries with provenance from the Art Reference Library of M.R. Schweitzer (# 32356625). Apparently this volume was sold at a Gallery sale for US$75.00. This Book's cover is a bit rough, with significant wear on the cover board edges. The pages of the book are "Deckle Cut" or "Rough Cut". The pages and print, Including the 99 Black-and-White & 4 Color Illustrations. The previous owner had stamped his name and some sort of registration or membership number on the inside cover and front end paper.

$14.44

Meet Our Friends
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Meet Our Friends

By William Burton, Clara Belle Baler & Grace Kemp

This is a former State of California School Textbook, first printed by the State in 1954. It was first copyrighted in 1950. It had been used at Daniel Freeman School in Inglewood, CA. Again, this was an ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEXTBOOK handled by 2nd Grade Students so there are twelve pages (some are the end pages) with varying amounts of crayon scribbles. There is one page with a significant tear. There is clear evidence of use, in the moderate to heavy wear marks on the hardcover. Despite this book's issues, it is a classic example of the Eisenhower Era Suburban American Dream. It has its charms

$2.64

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (1972 First U.S. Edition)
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (1972 First U.S. Edition)

By Roald Dahl

1972 "Borzoi Book" - Stated First Edition (U.S.A.). Hardcover in GOOD USED CONDITION, displaying some toning and fading on the edges, as well as the inside cover. Plasticized Paper Dust Jacket presents some wear and toning on edges, but is intact. Illustrated Grey Board Cover with Blue Cloth Spine. Illustrations by Joseph Schindelman.

$9.89

Azimuths of Cellestial Bodies - H.O. No. 120
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Azimuths of Cellestial Bodies - H.O. No. 120

By United States Navy Department - Hydrographic Office 1940

This is the Book that would have been used by Great Circle Navigators in the WWII Era. This copy is in Very Good Condition, with some obvious wear on the hard cover, especially the corners. The pages see very little signs of wear. No marks or stains can be found throughout the book.

$6.14

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

By James Joyce

This copy has been well read, and as such, there is some wear present. The cover is splitting at the spine and cover hinge. As well, there is some toning and staining on the front cover. Still, this is an iconic book..

$1.04

Step-by-Step Plumbing Guide for the Do-it-Yourselfer
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Step-by-Step Plumbing Guide for the Do-it-Yourselfer

By Rockwell

As the title implies, this is a 1971 vintage Plumbing Guide, published and distributed by the Rockwell Corporation. While all the pages are intact and accounted for, the stapled cover has split and become detached from the body of this magazine sized guidebook.

$1.19

How to Understand and Use TV Test Instruments
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How to Understand and Use TV Test Instruments

By Milton Sol Kiver

This is a 1953 vintage Howard W. Sams by prolific contributor, Milton S. Kiver. There is quite a bit of cover wear and some page toning. Aside from a previous owner's name written on the inside front cover, there is no writing, notations, or ma0rkls found inside this book

$1.94

Lucile
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Lucile

By Owen Meredeth

"Lucile" is a play by Owen Meredeth. From Wikipedia: Lucile was a verse poem written by Robert Bulwer-Lytton writing under the pen name, Owen Meredeth, and published in 1860. The poem is a narrative told in an anapaest meter. It was Meredith's most popular work, achieving wide popularity in the 19th century......""In the century following its initial publication, over 2000 editions were produced by nearly 100 publishers".This beautiful turn of the 19th/20th Centuries edition of "Lucile" was published by Hentry Altemus Company. There is a Christmas 1902 dedication in the front of the book, but the book itself is undated. It is in Good Used Condition, with a typical amount of wear on the beautifully colored hard cover.

$2.74

The Book of Claudia
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The Book of Claudia

By Rose Franken Melony

This book actually contains two of the previously released "Claudia" books; both Bestsellers at the time of their respective releases, "Claudia" and "Claudia and David"). This copy is missing a dust cover. The cover does display signs of wear from use. The cover is embossed, and the inking on the letters on the front cover have faced. There is a name of the previous owner is penned in on the front inside counter.

$2.44

The Poetry of Dylan Thomas
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The Poetry of Dylan Thomas

By Elder Olson

Critical review of the poetry works of Dylan Thomas. This copy is in GOOD to VERY GOOD Condition. For the most part, the book is free of any damage of note aside from the normal wear from standard use. There is some wear on the backbone or spine, but there are no creases anywhere on the cover from opening. The only mark found in the book, is a single word, "surrogates", cursively penned on the bottom of the last page.

$1.94

Another Claudia
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Another Claudia

By Rose Franken Melony

Third in the series of "Claudia" series of Books, by Rose Franken. This copy is in Very Good Condition, absent of any damage of note. The paper dust jacket is missing, and there is some noticeable shelf and use wear. The name of the original owner is penned on the inside front cover and dated, "43 May".

$4.44

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