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1 Capotosto, John RESIDENTIAL CARPENTRY
Reston, Virginia Reston Publishing Company, Inc. 1979 0-87909-754-X / 9780879097547 Hard Cover Very Good Good Carpentry Size: Approx. 7 " x 9 1/2 " Illustrated 
"This no-nonsense book deals with on-the-job residential carpentry. Step-by-step it describes essential methods in single family construction and concentrates on getting a quality job at lowest cost." 373 pages with index. DJ is Good with wear and tearing to corners and edges, scuffing to cover faces, stains to back of jacket. Cover corners are bumped, edges rubbed, spine ends bent. Foxing spots to page edges. Interior tight and clean. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 De Lorenzo, Lois GOLD FEVER AND THE ART OF PANNING AND SLUICING
Prescott, Arizona ATR Enterprises 1970 Paper Cover Very Good- Hobbies Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8" Illustrated By Author 
Handy guide to help amateurs find gold in the western United States by panning or creating a simple sluice box. 70 pp. Yellow paper covers. Cover edges and corners are rubbed, covers are quite dirty, some soiling spots on back, spine is creased, spine ends are bumped and rubbed. Cocked spine. Interior is clean, no marks. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Finck, Henry T. GARDENING WITH BRAINS: FIFTY YEARS' EXPERIENCES OF A HORTICULTURAL EPICURE
Harper and Brothers 1922 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Gardening Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
270 pages with index. Missing DJ. Green paper boards with black cloth spine, faded title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed to boards, cover faces are scuffed with lines and some smudges. Spine is faded, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Page edges have foxing spots and are browning. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Front hinge broken. Light foxing throughout interior. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Fitzsimmions, A. L. CHARACTERS DRESSED KEWPIES (1917-1918) ILLUSTRATED CHECKLIST
San Anselmo, CA Paper Pile Press 1981 Paperback Good Dolls Size: Approx. 7 " x 8 1/2 " 
Images of kewpie drawings by Rose O'Neill, as well as descriptions and wholesale prices of character dressed kewpies from a 1917 catalog. 43 pp. Tan paper covers with rubbing and chipping to corners and edges, dirt smudges, small tear to bottom front cover near spine, miscolored/darkened square on front and back cover faces. Interior clean. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Grunebaum, Gabriele HOW TO MARBLEIZE PAPER
New York Dover Publications 1984 0-486-24651-5 / 9780486246512 Paper Cover Near Fine Hobbies Size: Approx. 8 1/4 " x 11" Color and b/w Photos 
Step-by-Step Instructions for 12 Traditional Patterns. 31 pp. Stiff paper covers with light wear to corners and edges. Interior tight and clean. Book NF. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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6 Krout, Mary H. PLATTERS AND PIPKINS
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1910 Hard Cover Good Women Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/4" 
"There are houses and houses. Comfort and cleanliness are not indigenous to any special soil. They are, rather, like growth in grace -- the outcome of struggle, of conflict and of eternal patience." Early description of how to properly keep your house. 209 pp. Blue decorative covers in Fair condition with cover faces rubbed/faded, corners and edges rubbed to boards, joints partially exposed, tears to spine, spine ends are bent and fraying. Spots on top page edge. Broken front hinge. Interior is clean. Book in Good condition. Scarce. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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7 Loomis, Andrew FIGURE DRAWING FOR ALL IT'S WORTH
New York The Viking Press 1943 First Edition Cloth Very Good- No Jacket Art Size: Approx. 9" X 12 1/4" Illustrated, Drawings 
"For many years the need of a further book on the subject of figure drawing has been apparent to me. I have waited for such a book to appear which could be recommended to the many young artists with whom I have come in contact. Finally, I have come to the realization that such a book, regardless of one's ability as an author, could be written only by a man actually in the field of commercial art, who in his experience has met and countered with the actual problems that must be clarified." 204 pp. Blue cloth cover with drawn image of nude woman on front in yellow, title lettering in yellow on spine. Missing DJ. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges faded and rubbed with some dents, minor soiling to cover faces, spine is discolored from sun exposure, spine ends are fraying and torn. Hinges on endpapers are brown and discolored, some dirt smudges to endpapers. Front hinge loose. Number stamp on back free endpaper. Interior pages lightly browning along edges, otherwise tight and clean. Book in VG- condition. Scarce true first edition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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8 Montgomery Ward THE KNOW-HOW OF WARDS SIMPLIFIED PLUMBING (MODERN, EASY-TO-INSTALL WATER AND DRAINAGE SYSTEMS)
U.S.A Montgomery Ward & Co Paper Cover Very Good Montgomery Ward Size: Approx. 8 1/4 " x 11" Illustrated 
How You Can Have Modern Fixtures and Plumbing in Your New or Modernized City or Country Home - At Half Cost. With Explanation, Selections, Planning, Installation, Plumbing Repairs and Maintenance. Savings Provided Exclusively by Montgomery Ward. Catalogue #20999. 72 pp. Fully illustrated repair guide and catalogue. No publication date. Light wear to corners and edges, rubbing to spine ends. Interior clean, no marks. Catalogue in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Moore, N. Hudson THE COLLECTOR'S MANUAL
New York Tudor Publishing Co. 1944 Sixth Printing Cloth Good Collection Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" Engravings 
With 336 Engravings. Contents include: Tables and Sideboards; English Pottery and Porcelain; Chairs and Sofas; Antique Glassware; Chests and Cupboards; Brass and Copper Utensils; Old-Fashioned Bedsteads; Lustre Ware; Old-Fashioned Timepieces; Desks and Secretaries; Old Pewter; Bureaus; and Cottage Ornaments. 329 pages with index. Blue cloth covers. Missing DJ. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, browning along edges, fading to front cover title bar, white marks on back cover. Spine is discolored from sun exposure, fading to title, rubbing to joints, spine ends are bent and fraying. Interior has browning and foxing throughout. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Mott, Mrs. Hamilton (Ed.) HOME GAMES AND PARTIES
Philadelphia/New York Curtis Publishing Company/Doubleday & McClure Co. 1898 Paper Cover Good+ Ladies Home Journal Size: Approx. 4" x 6" 
Ladies' Home Journal, Girls' Library. By Various Authors, and Here Edited by Mrs. Mott. With a Chapter on Light Refreshments for Evening Company by Mrs. S. T. Rorer. 188 pp. Stiff covers covered in green/white cloth. Cover corners and edges are bumped and creased, covers are quite soiled and dirty, scuffing to both sides, joints and spine are faded, spine ends are bent and fraying. Top page gilt, other edges uncut. Interior spine broken. Interior page edges are browning, some foxing spots on pages. Book in Good+/VG- condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Musselman, T. E. BIRD BOXES FOR EVERY OCCASION; CONSTRUCTION OF BIRD BOXES
1944 Paper Cover Very Good Ornithology Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" Illustrations 
Reprinted from BIOS: Vol. XV, No. 1. Pages 15-19. Illustrations for construction of a blue bird box and wren house. Red stiff paper covers. Rubbing to cover edges and spine, some darkening to edges. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Ormsbee, Thomas Hamilton EARLY AMERICAN FURNITURE MAKERS
New York Tudor Publishing Co. 1935 New Edition Cloth Good- Furniture Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 3/4" Illustrations 
With 112 illustrations. 183 pages with index. Orange cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Covers in Fair condition with bumped and rubbed corners and edges. Sun exposure on spine and covers have caused fading. Dirt smudges and black stain along spine and covers are dirty. Black top page edge, long page edge untrimmed. Endpapers are a graph depicting the chief known American cabinet makers and the years they worked. Endpapers are browning and stained along spine edges. Interior is tight, but has foxing throughout. Book in Good- condition. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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13 Palliser, Mrs. Bury HISTORY OF LACE
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1902 Hard Cover Fair to Good- Historical Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 1/4" Illustrations 
Entirely revised, re-written, and enlarged under the editorship of M. Jourdain and Alice Dryden. With 266 illustrations. 536 pages with index. Green cloth covers with white lace inlay on front cover and gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed to boards, joints rubbed, scuffing to cover faces. Spine is creased, stained, faded from sun exposure, spine ends are missing. Ex. library marks include: identification numbers to bottom spine, library bookplate on front inside cover, embossed stamp and numbers on preface page, embossed stamp on various interior pages, checkout sheet on back free endpaper, barcode/due date sticker and pocket envelope on back inside cover. Gilt page edges. Both hinges are reinforced with cloth tape. Spine broken throughout interior. Tears to frontispiece tissueguard. Interior pages are lightly browning along edges, and spine loose. Book in Fair to Good- condition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 Schiffer, Nancy and Keith Chandler MATCHBOX TOYS; PRICE GUIDE TO MATCHBOX TOYS
Exton, Pennsylvania Schiffer Publishing Ltd. 1983 0-916838-74-9 / 9780916838744 Paperback Very Good+ Toys Size: Approx. 9" X 6" Illustrated 
208 pp. Chandler's Price Guide (27 pp.) is at conclusion of book, as well as a separate pamphlet included with the text. Paper cover with wear to edges, corners and spine. Interior is tight, clean. Bookstore sticker on title page of book, and on copyright page of pamphlet. Both in VG+ condition. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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15 Schwartz, Marvin D. COLLECTORS' GUIDE TO ANTIQUE AMERICAN SILVER
Garden City Doubleday & Company, Inc 1975 0-385-02926-8 / 9780385029261 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Good Antiques Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" Illustrated 
History, style and identification. More than 100 illustrations. 174 pages with index. DJ is Good with wear and creasing to edges and corners, wear to cover faces, tears along joints and spine ends. Cover corners and edges rubbed, spine ends are rubbed and worn. Cocked spine. Remainder spray on bottom edge. Interior clean. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Stieri, Emanuele. Pewtercraft as a Hobby
1940 First Edition Hard Cover Good Hobbies Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" 
ex-lib with markings. owner's signature on free endp. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Wilder, Louise Beebe PLEASURES AND PROBLEMS OF A ROCK GARDEN
Garden City Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1928 First Edition Cloth Good Gardening Size: Approx. 8" x 11 1/2" Illustrations 
With an introduction by Richardson Wright. Illustrations from Photographs by Harry G. Healy. "The rock gardener, in search of a truth to guide him in his fashioning with rocks and living green things, will find none more helpful than that proportion is beauty." 294 pages with index. Upwards of Two Hundred Portraits, Chiefly from the Author's Garden. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners and edges are significantly bumped, rubbed and faded, scuffing/soiling to cover faces, discoloration on top of both front and back covers. Spine is discolored, large scuff marks down middle of spine, spine ends are bent and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Broken hinges. Interior pages are browning to edges, otherwise clean. Foxing on glossy illustration plates. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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