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The Cartoonist Cookbook

by Stephen Becker (Editor)

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1966
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$52.58

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The book is NEAR FINE Condition with only slight signs of wear to the cover boards. The Paper Dust Jacket is complete, but is mildly tattered on the edges. The original owners name and address is penned on the front inside page. Aside from the aforementioned, there are no other marks, writing or strains in the book.
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$52.58
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High Tide

by Gertrude Moore Richards (Mrs. Waldo Richards) Editor

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
March 1921
Condition
Fair to Good-
Edition
Eleventh Impression
Item Price
$8.48

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Originally published in 1916, this copy is from the Eleventh Impression (11th Printing), this tome contains hundreds of poems and hymns from hundreds of the top contemporary poets (of that time, circa 1916). The book presents typical cover wear for a well read book, especially on the corners of the cloth on board cover panels. The pages are mildly toned, with… Read more
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$8.48
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The Odyssey of Homer - Done Into English Prose (ca 1932)

by Homer (Ὅμηρος)

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1932
Condition
Good+
Edition
Abbridged
Item Price
$42.29

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Description:
This book, part of the MacMillan Pocket Classics, presents very minor wear from normal use, especially on the corners. There is light toning on the page edges, as one would expect in a nearly 90 year old book. The original owner's name was penned on the inside front & rear covers. Aside from this, there are no other signs or… Read more
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$42.29
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Three Narrative Poems (*The Academy Classics)

by George A. Watrous, A.M. (Editor)

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1898
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
Item Price
$15.98

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This small book measures 6¾" x 4¼", bound in cloth clad book board (hardcover). There is some moderate wear and toning, typical for this vintage, but no damage. The book appears free of any marks, writing, or stains of note. At 122 Years of age, she's in fantastic shape. The contains the following three narrative poems:*Coleridge: The Rime of the Ancient… Read more
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$15.98
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Misty of Chincoteague (1947 Edition)

by Marguerite Henry

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
1947
Item Price
$78.88

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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… Read more
Item Price
$78.88
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BALLADS by William Makepeace Thackeray

by William M. Thackeray

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1884
Condition
Good+
Item Price
$39.88

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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… Read more
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$39.88
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Miur of the Mountains

by William O. Doiuglas

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$17.76

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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… Read more
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$17.76
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"Tambourine Player" by Tizian - ca. 1920s Postcard

by Tizian

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1903
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$4.00

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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!
Item Price
$4.00
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The Heritage Sampler

by Cheryl G. Hoople

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Second Printing First Edition
Item Price
$17.76

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Description:
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… Read more
Item Price
$17.76
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Fractional Horsepower Electric Motors

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

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$11.90

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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
Item Price
$11.90
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Approach to Music

by Lawrence Abbott

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1940
Condition
Good-
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$5.88

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Description:
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… Read more
Item Price
$5.88
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An Endocrine Handbook

by Hentry R. Harrower

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1939
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$38.88

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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… Read more
Item Price
$38.88
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The Long Valley (1939)

by John Steinbeck

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
September 1939
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition Fourth Printing
Item Price
$43.88

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Description:
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… Read more
Item Price
$43.88
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The Tapestry Book

by Helen Churchill Candee

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1935
Condition
Average
Item Price
$28.88

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Description:
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… Read more
Item Price
$28.88
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Meet Our Friends

by William Burton, Clara Belle Baler & Grace Kemp

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1955
Condition
Good-
Edition
Sacramento First Printing
Item Price
$5.28

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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… Read more
Item Price
$5.28
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (1972 First U.S. Edition)

by Roald Dahl

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1972
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition Borzoi
Item Price
$19.77

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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.
Item Price
$19.77
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Azimuths of Cellestial Bodies - H.O. No. 120

by United States Navy Department - Hydrographic Office 1940

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
January 11, 1939
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Seventh
Item Price
$12.28

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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.
Item Price
$12.28
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Step-by-Step Plumbing Guide for the Do-it-Yourselfer

by Rockwell

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1971
Condition
Average
Item Price
$2.38

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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.
Item Price
$2.38
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How to Understand and Use TV Test Instruments

by Milton Sol Kiver

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1953
Condition
Average to Good
Edition
First Printing First Edition
Item Price
$3.88

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Description:
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
Item Price
$3.88
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The Book of Claudia

by Rose Franken Melony

Seller
Paper Time Machines
Published
1941
Condition
Good
Item Price
$4.88

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Description:
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… Read more
Item Price
$4.88

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