American Factory Decoys  Henry A Fleckenstein  Schiffer Publishing  Hardcover  Mint  $56.00
 1981. Schiffer, Pennsylvania, A beautiful oversized volume. Bright green dust jacket with only a bit of scuffing around the edges. Hardcover book is very bright and clean with green boards and bright gold lettering and decorations. Inside, book is mint condition, with no signs of age and no previous owner marks.
   Best of Eagle Manual 1951-1959  Denis Gifford  Webb & Bower  Hardcover  Very Good  $36.00
 1990. 3rd Printing. British publication -hard to fjnd in the States. Pages are clean & bright. Slight soiling on cover, bumped corners. DJ has a few tears - now in protective cover.
   Collectors Guide to Old Fruit Jars  Alice M Creswick  Creswick  Paperback  Very Good  $25.00
 Red Book No. 6, 1990, Published by the author. Bright red paper covers, A 230 page listing of old canning jars, with jar illustrations by Howard Creswick, lists over 4950 prices, Very nice condition, clean, bright, unmarked with no previous owner marks.
   Conversations Lexikon  M.G. Saphir  Mortgraf and Muller  Hardcover  Good  $30.00
 Circa 1880's. German Text. Book 3 of a set. Leatherbound. Pages soiled and spotted.
   Guide Pour L'Auto   Les Editions  Les Editions Commerciales    Fair  $85.00
 1950. France Benelux - Suisse, Les Editions Commericales De France S.S. y Bis, rue Descombes. Paris. Franch language throughout. With an ad for Pidault Negociant Chagny en Bourgogne attached with a black cord that serves as a nifty book mark. Front endpages have an ad for Loutiers and an alphabetical key to the indented section guides that define the book. Same key is continued on back endpage, which also has a little pocket. No previous owner marks. Book is stong and clean on the inside. Binding good. Book square. Exterior surfaces are worn, especially on the edges and at the spine.
   How to Set Up for a Mah-Jongg Game…..  Joan Gelman  Simon and Schuster  Hardcover  Mint  $40.00
 1987. Simion and Schuster. Co-penned with Carol E Rinzler. This is a quirky, trivia, pop culture kind of book. "How to Pack for Boca, How to Save your Reputation, How to Stock a Breakfront…." IT must have been fun to do. Dust jacket is very clean, unworn, free from any marks. Book is purple boards with green cloth spine, also very clean and unworn. Inside, book pages are unmarked with no previous owner marks, no aging apparent. Text is complemented with many black and white line drawing illustrations. Quite entertaining.
   Jack Londons Golden State  Gerald Haslam, ed  Heyday Books    Very Good  $46.00
 Publisher bound galleys. Spiral binding. "Selected California Writings"
   Lodging for a Night   Duncan Hines  Adventures in Good Eating  Paperback  Very Good  $25.00
 1954. Adventures in Good Eating, Inc, Bowling Green, KY. "Good places to spend the night, hotels, inns, overnight guest houses and modern auto courts".
   Master Pieces  Gareth Williams  Viking Studio  Hardcover  New  $4.50
 "The Architecture of Chess". This is a beautifully produced volume devoted to the fine and diverse art of the chess piece. In Master Pieces, the story of the chess piece unfolds with a mixture of the reverent, historical fact and wonderfully colorful anecdote. Every page is complemented with high color photographs and historical illustration of chess pieces - from the abstract sets of Max Ernst and Bauhaus to the functional sets ot WWII, from Russia to Asia to Peru. Compact in size, the book measures 6 x 8, 160 pages, indexed. Was $23.95, now only $7.50 - while supplies last.
   Miss Philuras Wedding Gown  Florence Morse Kingsley  Dodd mead  Hardcover  Good  $72.00
 A pretty little volume of fiction. Gold embossed cover, blue flowered illustrated endpages, nice clean copy.
   Paris Par Arrondissements   Tous les Renseignements  Editions Mellottee  Hardcover  Fair  $27.50
 Circa 1945. Mellottee Rues Autobus Metro. This is a compact green book, quite worn around the edges and on exterior surfaces. Inside, the front pull out map is perfect, pages are clean from previous owner marks but browning and fragile with age. Different sections, some on pink paper, the last section being street maps of Paris environs. Rear endpages do have some notes in light pencil made by a traveller.Back interior edge is a bit rough and it looks like a pull-out rear map once pasted in is no longer.
   Proverb Stories  Louisa M Alcott  Roberts Brothers  Hardcover  Good  $45.00
 1886, Boston, Roberts Bros., Copyright 1882 by L M Alcott and then again in 1896 by J.S.P Alcott, University Press, John Wilson and Son, Cambridge. Red decorative covers with black and gold filigree on spine. Red cloth faded on spine but bright on front and back covers. Decorative endpages are fragile and front endpage has a colorful book plate of a young girl holding a huge book, with owner name and date. A nice little compact volume.
   Secrets of the Federal Reserve  Eustace Mullins  Bankers Research Institute  Hardcover  Very Good  $38.00
 1984. Second Printing. Ex - library with the usual but all rest is clean and tight. No DJ.
   Selected Essays of William Graham Sumner  Albert Galloway (ed) Keller  Yale University Press  Hardcover  Good  $20.00
 1924. Some underlining and margin notes in pencil. Sturdy binding.
   Sesame and Lilies  John Ruskin  McClurg, A.C.  Hardcover  Fair  $15.00
 1892, A pretty little book in petty good condition. Gold embossing on spine and cover page remains bright. Three lectures: Of King's Treasures, Of Queen's Gardens, Of the Mystery of Life. 237 pages. Some scuffing and discoloration on front cover, worn on edges, but otherwise clean and interior is free from any previous owner marks. Binding true and secure.
   Thrilling Scenes in The Persian Kingdom  Edwin MacMinn  Hunt & Eaton    Good  $100.00
 Subtitled, "The Story of a Scribe". Co-published in Cincinnati by Cranston and Curts. A nicely bound edition, brown boards, with gold embossed lettering and designs on the spine. Copper colored endpages with owner name. Worn around the edges but binding is firm, book is square and true.
   Toastmasters Handbook  Herbert V Prochnow  Prentice Hall, Inc  Hardcover  Very Good  $7.00
 This is an entertaining book with lots of short little entertaining stories that would serve a speaker wll. And tips and advise for getting up in front of a crowd. An attractive volume, cloth over boards with silver embossed lettering. An ex library book it has a few markings to prove it.
   Typical American  Charles Edward Locke Locke  Jenning & Pye  Hardcover  Fair  $7.50
 1902, Cincinnati - Jennings & Pye, New York - Eaton & Mains. The Hero Series. The book is slight, only 28 pages, and decorative, with a pale green linen cover (over boards) abd gold and white embossed decoration on front. Inside is an old turn of the century library inscription putting this copy in the South Hollow Stewart Library in Rochester, Vermont. Illustraated frontispiece, and title page has a significant torn corner. A book espousing American patriotism in all it's glory.
   Witch Wood  John Buchan  Houghton Mifflin  Hardcover  Good  $32.00
 1927. Houghton Mifflin, Balck cloth over boards with Green decorative front and on spine. Exterior is worn around the edges and esp at spine but no open tears or such. Binding good, book square and firm. Inside, decorative endpages remain quite attractive. Owner name and date in black script. Fiirst Edition. Title page with same green decorations as on front. An attractive volume.
   Works of Shakspeare Vols 1 and 2  Charles Knight  Routledge and Sons  Hardcover  Very Good  $80.00
 1883. Teal cloth with red and gilt decorative covers. Very nice antiquarian books with marginal wear at corners and along spine edges. Spine and edges have also darkened somewhat with age. Inside are black endpapers and next blank pages in both volumes have a swirly gift inscription, with date of December 25, '83. Bindings are solid and flexible, books are square and in nice condition. This are Vol 1 and 2 of a 3 volume set. Rare, unusual and collectible.


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