Published by Seattle: Eddie Bauer, (1996)., 1996
98pp, 24mo (5.5 x 5.75 inches), VG+ condition in wrappers (softcover). Black covers show a trace of rubbing, a light reading crease on front cover next to spine, otherwise clean, and tight, no spine crease, no markings, creases or tears. White lettering and drawings on black pages, a strikingly designed little book. Directions for "how to" skip stones, have a picnic, blow bubbles, fly a kite, fish, give noogies, turn off the TV, give a foot massage, do a cartwheel, take a nap, et al.
Seller Inventory # 11502
Published by Boston: Alyson Publications. 1988., 1988
1st US edition stated. 182pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), b&w photos, index. Very Good in wrappers (soft cover). Corners a little rubbed, owner's full page gift inscription. [Be warned, the inscription is politically incorrect and offensive.] Otherwise book is clean and tight, no spine creasing, no markings to text.
Seller Inventory # 16759
Published by NY: Charterhouse, 1973., 1973
2nd printing. 158pp, (5.5 x 8 inches), drawings by Gerry Gersten. Hardcover with dust jacket, Very Good/Good. The book itself has a blindstamp on the front end paper, otherwise is crisp, clean, tight, corners sharp, no markings. The jacket is soiled and has edgewear (smalll chips and tears (1/2 inch or less). Folksy and personal comments about things which the seniors among us can still remember.
Seller Inventory # 22944
Published by Garden City:: Doubleday & Co., 1961., 1961
1st edition stated. 282pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), b&w photos. Near Fine/Good, hardcover with dust jacket. Book is crisp, clean tight, spine straight, corners sharp, no markings. Unclipped DJ is lightly worn, has edgewear with small chips and tears, longest is a 1.5 inch curved tear at head of spine. Seventeen conversations between Americans and the chief of the North American Bureau of The Sunday Times of London: Margaret Mead, Peter Ustinov, Leonard Bernstein, Ben Shahn, Edmund Wilson, Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Frank Lloyd Wright, Herblock, Reinhold Niebuhr, Richard Nixon, John Kennedy, Walt Kelly, Walter Reuther, Robert Wiener, Wernher Von Braun, Isidor I. Rabi, James Thurber.
Seller Inventory # 19364
Published by NY: Boy Scouts of America, 1945., 1945
38th printing, September 1945. 570pp, (4x6 inches), b&w illustrations, index. Poor condition, soft cover. Corners ofthe covers worn and chipped, plenty of wear inside and out. Page edges lightly soiled, some pages worn at the edges & corners, binding wobbly. First and last pages have separted and are just laid in. Cover is torn and chipped at the spine ends. Also cover has come loose and been glued back on. Owner's name and address, some pages have creased corners, but no markings to text.
Seller Inventory # 25278
Published by LA: Price/Stern/Sloan, 1979., 1979
Unpaginated, but 48pp, (5.25 x 6 inches), illustrations by Edwyn Puissant. Very Good condition in stapled wrappers (soft cover). Clean, bright, no bumps, tears or creases, no markings. "What is your earliest memory? If you won $5000 how would you spend it? What is the worst job you can imagine?" Etc.
Seller Inventory # 26220
Published by Boston: Pilgrim Press, 1951., 1951
64pp, oblong (9.75 x 7.5 inches), b&w drawings by Bayley Morse. Good condition, soft cover, stapled. Covers a little worn and soiled, pages tanning. Ownership notation inside front cover and on page 23. Otherwise clean and tight, no tears or creases. Stories, prayers, songs, ideas for home celebrations, with a religious theme.
Seller Inventory # 21495
Published by San Jose: Writers Club Press, 2000., 2000
139pp, (6x9 inches). Only fair condition in wrappers (soft cover). Covers are worn, corners curling, page edges soiled, soiled in side back cover at lower edge. SIGNED and inscribed by the author. But contents are basically clean and tight. Much read, but it has some life left in it. Signed by Author.
Seller Inventory # 21804
Published by Seattke: Madrona Publishers, 1980., 1980
180pp, (5 x 7.75 inches), b&w illustrations. Very Good condition in wrappers (soft cover). Covers lightly rubbed, one corner creased. Contents clean and tight, no spine cresing, no markings. Collection of twenty-one articles by various authors. History, politics, ecology, agriculture, housing, displacement, regionalism. Seattle, Portland, Tacoma, the Nisqually Delta, Yakima, Puget Sound, et al.
Seller Inventory # 23415
Published by Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1999., 1999
First Edition Signed
1st edition, 1st printing. 104pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), notes. Very Good/Very Good, hardcover with dust jacket. There is a tiny bump to one corner of front board, otherwise book is clean and tight, no markings. The jacket has a trace of wear, but no chips, tears or creases. Jacket now in protective cover. SIGNED by the author. Apocolyptic issues, end of the world, what must yet occur. Signed by Author.
Seller Inventory # 24418
Published by Minneapolis, 1986., 1986
67pp, (8.5 x 11 inches), b&w photos. Very Good in stiff paper covers with spiral (comb) binding. The covers are rubbed and lightly worn. Otherwise everything clean and bright, no tears or creases, no markings. This is a portfolio of photographs of models, put out by a talent agency. Their address is/was 430 Oak Grove Street in Minneapolis. There is a page of information about booking the models, followed by pages of photos, printed one side only, just the person's name, no other info. Separate sections for women and men, and a section labeled "AFTRA-SAG Exclusive." There are head shots, action shots and some examples of their previous advertising work. Nothing provocative. I assume this is all local Minneapolis area talent.
Seller Inventory # 20145
Published by Kalamazoo: Published by the Author, 1922., 1922
Unpaginated, but 32pp, (5 x 7.5 inches). Very Good condition in stapled wrappers (soft cover). Covers lightly soiled, edges worn, owner's name on first blank page. Contents clean and firmly bound, no tears or creases, no markings to text. Pithy little sayings, "epigrams." Author of "The Horse and Buggy Philosopher.".
Seller Inventory # 24926
Published by NY: Mcgraw Hill Book Company, 1968., 1968
1st edition stated. 347pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches). Ex-Library with pocket, labels and stamping. Hardcover with dust jacket, evidently little used. Clean and tight, corners sharp, no markings to text. A trace of wear to edges of DJ, but no chips, tears or creases. In library's DJ protector.
Seller Inventory # 17011
Published by Atwater, CA: VFW Auxiliary, No date.
44pp, (6x9 inches). Fine condition in siral-bound (comb binding) wrappers (soft cover). Crisp, clean, no tears or creases, no markings. Old fashioned suggestions and recipes for health, gardening, cooking, cleaning, etc. Fun stuff, and I bet plenty of it is still practical.
Seller Inventory # 19983
Published by Clinton, NY: George William Browning, 1909., 1909
1st edition. 71pp, (5x8 inches), frontis photo with tissue guard, b&w drawings. Good condition/ no dust jacket. Hardcover, red cloth with black titles and illustration. Covers soiled and lightly worn, rear hinge cracked. Otherwise clean and tight, no tears or creases, no markings. In a clear mylar DJ, a little rubbed. Speeches by the author: Address to the Jury in Bob Veal Case; The Farmer, An Address delivered at the Third annual Banquet of the New York State Dairymen's Association; Address to Parents. Witty, humorous essays.
Seller Inventory # 17138
Published by (No publication information)
A single vinyl recording, 45 rpm, 7 inches. The record's sleeve is lightly worn and soiled, some discoloration from the glue aling the edges, wrinkled along the open edge, and two little goudges in the center. The record itself looks fine, clean and bright. No visible scratches or markings. Recorded at "the original "Roaring 20's" in Torrance California. One side is titled "Visit to a nudist colony" and the other side "The Montana Sheepherder." Fun comments and drawings on the back of the sleeve. For the younger of you, a "Smoker" was a party for men only. Think of a stag party or a batchelor party. Plenty of drinking, smoking and questionable entertainment. Record No. BT 1000.
Seller Inventory # 24330
Published by Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1915., 1915
Ex-Library. 171pp, (5 x 7.5 inches). Poor condition, hardcover, no dust jacket. Tan cloth with brown titles and decoration. Covers are worn and soiled, corners and spine ends frayed through. Spine is torn along one side. Rear hinge (inside) is cracked open and floppy, the front hinge is only connected by an inch of cloth binding. Library stamping on front and rear endpapers and on some pages. residue from card pocket in back. Pages a little tanned, but still clean and firmly bound. No tears or creases, no markings to text (except for library markings). An interesting pencil notation on dedication page. Chapters on individual duties and rules, and on all the parts of the pledge.
Seller Inventory # 25275
Published by Perugia: Typografia Editrice Guerra, 1987., 1987
117pp, trade paperback, b&w photos, index. Fine in white wrappers (softcover). Appears to be SIGNED and inscribed by Artegiani. Text entirely in Italian. Signed by Author.
Seller Inventory # 10987
Published by Audible Studios / Brilliance Audio, (no date)
Audiobook. One disc in plastic box, 8 hours & 18 minutes. Bought and never even opened (by me.) Events of the year: political, criminal, political, et al.
Seller Inventory # 24577
Published by San Francisco: Coleman Cox Publishing, 1922., 1922
39pp, (5x7 inches). Very Good condition in tan stapled wrappers (soft cover). Owner's Christmas wishes on front cover, edges of covers lightly worn. Otherwise clean and firmly bound, no tears or creases, no markings to text. Pithy little sayings (some not so little).
Seller Inventory # 24928
Published by San Francisco: Coleman Cox Publishing, 1923., 1923
39pp, (5x7 inches). Very Good condition in green stapled wrappers (soft cover). Owner's Christmas wishes on front cover, edges of covers lightly worn. Otherwise clean and firmly bound, no tears or creases, no markings to text. Pithy little sayings (some not so little).
Seller Inventory # 24927
Published by Black Rock City, Nevada, 2012., 2012
160pp, (4.5 x 6.5 inches), Only fair condition in green wrappers (soft cover), Book has been damp at the upper edge. Light water stain on first 3pp, no aroma, just warping. Otherwise clean, firmly bound, no markings. Little paperback book, includes events listed day by day, hour by hour. List of villages inside back cover, fold-out map at the rear.
Seller Inventory # 25477
Published by NY: Wm. H. Wise & Co / Roycrofters., (1928)., 1928
Though the copyright date is 1923, this is the 1928 printing, as stated on the colophon page at the rear. 228pp, 12 pp of indexes. Very Good in a Good box. Brown leatherette covers with tied fastening of the same material. (The box states this the binding is "Semi-flexible Artcraft.") Gilt titles on front, all edges gilt also. Front cover shows embossed decoration. There is a some light rubbing and a scratch on front cover, corners lightly bumped, owner's name on preliminary blank page. Otherwise crisp, tight and clean. The box is worn and soiled, splitting at two corners and along edges. The book contains one color illustration, a depiction of the Roycroft shops (exterior) taken from a painting by Alexis Jean Fournier, one of the Roycrofters.
Seller Inventory # 12083
Published by NY: Doubleday Page & Co., (copyright 1910)., 1910
73pp of test, 21 full page color plates, (7.5 x 10 inches). Very Good condition, hard cover, no dust jacket. Pale green cloth over boards with a pictorial paste-on illustration (which might be counted as another plate). Gilt spine titles bright, boards clean. Corners and spine ends rubbed, one corner bumped, the front illustration lightly rubbed with a few little scratches. Contents clean, bright and tight, no chips, tears or creases, no markings. The plates are vivid and almost glow with color. Some have bright gilt trim. Christmas, Easter, New Year's, Thanksgiving, May Day, St. Valentine's Day. et al.
Seller Inventory # 26268
Published by NY: Boy Scouts of Aerica, 1937., 1937
vii, 574pp, (5.5 x 8.25 inches), dozens of b&w photos from back in the day, index. Very Good condition, hard cover, no dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with red titles and decoration. Lightly worn, corners and spine ends a little rubbed. Two corners barely bunped and a little bump to top edge of frint board. Pencil notes inside front endpaper, owner's name and troop number in ink on title page. Although there is no sign of library ownership, someone has pasted a home-made pocket in the back. History of the first quarter centuryof scouting, administrations, leaders and leadership, camping nd the ourdoor life, achievement and recognition, "the good turn," scouting and religion, world scouting, comparison the the British and American programs, et al. Heavy book, international shipping will require extra charge.
Seller Inventory # 25276
Published by London: Printed By R. Bruges, for the Company of Stationers, 1717., 1717
20 leaves, 40 pages (counting front and back covers), (4.5 x 6.5 inches), printed in red and black. Rather poor condition, soft cover, in self-wrapps (covers are printed on the same paper as the rest of the booklet. The booklet is string-bound (tied with two stitches), but the front and back cover are detached. Some soiling, foxing and browning at the edges. The fore-edges are worn and creased with a little chipping. The edges are uneven, not trimmed. A few ink notes in the margins, in the antique handwriting of the period. The first half of the almanac is set up with tables of information, month by month. The second half is called a "Micro-Chronicon or Brief Chronological Account of many Remarkable Accidents and Occurences, that have Happened in all Ages since the Creation to this present Year." Please note that this is NOT a recently printed copy, but the actual booklet from the 18th century. Photos and more detailed information available.
Seller Inventory # 23374