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Tropical Storm Agnes!

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: United States Army Corps of Engineers: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2005575

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 1972 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. Oblong. Stapled binding. An account of Tropical Storm Agnes in 1972, with color and black & white photographs throughout. View more info

Image for Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987

Condition: Good


One inch tear to spine head, ink name, pages toned. 1935 Stapled Binding. 154 pp. CONTENTS: Building Stratosphere Air-Liners, by Allan Lockheed; Knock Down Monuments with Feathers, by Nic Sprank in Oddities of Science; American Railroads Challenge Speed Records; Racing Time for News Scoops, by Robert L. Frey; How I Judge Championship Fights, by General J.V. Clinnin; Get Cash for Puzzle Solutions - Furniture Contest Winners Get $125.00; Electrical City Built Without Chimneys, by Grace Kirkpatrick; How to Stain Your Microscope Slides, by Julian D. Corrington; Clipping Dollars from Auto Running E... View more info

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Rollo's Philosophy [Air] (The Rollo Series)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sheldon & Company: 1868

Seller ID: 2205135

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, ink note to front endpaper, corners bumped. 1868 Small Hard Cover. 192 pp. The main design in view, in the discussions which are offered to the juvenile world, under the title of The Rollo Philosophy, relates rather to their effect upon the little reader's habits of thinking, reasoning, and observation, than to the additions they may make to his stock of knowledge.CONTENTS: Lost in the snow; Flying; Valve Making; Experiments; Pressure; Ballooning; Philosophical discussion; Tasks; Burning; Gravitation; Air in motion; Air at rest.KEYWORDS: ROLLO PHILOSOPHY AIR CHILDREN VINTAGE SCIENCE View more info

Image for The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263), March 1925 (Serial No. 265), April 1925 (Serial No. 266), September 1925 (Serial No. 271), October 1925 (Serial No. 272) (5-Volume Set)

The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263), March 1925 (Serial No. 265), April 1925 (Serial No. 266), September 1925 (Serial No. 271), October 1925 (Serial No. 272) (5-Volume Set)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Crowell Publishing Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2260201

Condition: Very Good


Five-volume set of The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263)--one inch tear along spine-base; March 1925 (Serial No. 265)--spine lightly bumped; April 1925 (Serial No. 266)---light smudge to rear wrapper; September 1925 (Serial No. 271)--quarter-inch tear to top edge of front wrapper, two small surface tears to front wrapper; October 1925 (Serial No. 272)--very good. 64, 74, 62, 66, 72 pp. Five-volume set of The Mentor: January 1925 (Serial No. 263): Romance of Rings, by George F. Kunz; Anthony Van Dyck--Painter of Royalty. March 1925 (Serial No. 265): Joseph Conrad, Personal Memories; Old New... View more info

Image for Technical Manual Electrical Fundamentals (War Department TM 1-455)

Technical Manual Electrical Fundamentals (War Department TM 1-455)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287626

Condition: Good


Ink name on front wrapper, minor water damage. 1941 Soft Cover. 155 pp. CONTENTS: Electrical Energy; Batteries; Solution of Circuits; Magnetism; Alternating Current; Inductance; Capacitance; Power Equipment; Electrical Measuring Instruments; Appendix I. Electrical Symbols; Appendix II. Summary of Formulas; Appendix III. Mathematical Table of Squares and Square Roots; Appendix IV. Glossary. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools, May 26, 1941 (War Department TM 10-590)

Technical Manual Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools, May 26, 1941 (War Department TM 10-590)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287627

Condition: Good


Minor water damage. 1941 Soft Cover. 120 pp. CONTENTS: Section I. General: Employment. Section II. Use and Care of Hand Tools: Hammers; Screw Drivers; Shears, Pliers, and Nippers; Wrenches; Holding Devices; Files and Filing; Hacksaws; Punches and Punching; Chisels and Chipping; Drills and Drilling; Grinding and Sharpening Drills; Counterboring and Counterskinking; Reamers and Reaming; Threads, Taps, and Dies; Threads; Use of Taps; Tapping; Use of Dies; Cutting and Threading Pipe; Driving Rivets; Scrapers. Section III. Use and Care of Measuring Tools: Rules and Scales; Scribers; Squares; Calipe... View more info

Image for LIFE: The Atom, a Primer for Laymen

LIFE: The Atom, a Primer for Laymen

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2296532

Condition: Very Good


A reprint from the May 16, 1949 issue of LIFE. A few light creases and light smudges. No chips, no tears. Wrappers intact. 16 pp. COVER: Uranium atom. LIFE: The Atom, a Primer for Laymen. A reprint from the May 16, 1949 issue of LIFE. View more info

Image for Analog: September, 1963, Vol. LXXII, No. 1

Analog: September, 1963, Vol. LXXII, No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Conde Nast Publications, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 2296544

Condition: Very Good


Light stain, light general wear. 1963 Magazine. 98 pp. COVER: Chemical industry in space. September 1963. Cover art by Nat White illustrating Industrial Revolution by Poul Anderson [as by Winston P. Sanders]. ALSO: Chrono-Control by Frank A. Javor; plus stories by William J. Smith, Rick Raphael, and James R. Hall. FEATURES: Editorial by John W. Campbell; Brass Tacks (letters); Which Polaris Do You Mean? (science essay) by R. S. Richardson; The Reference Library (book reviews) and more. Interior artwork by: Leo Summers, George Schelling. Editor: John W. Campbell. View more info

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Floods and High Water, 1936: Pennsylvania's Greatest Flood Disaster in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Telegraph Press: 1936

Seller ID: 2265079

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased, edges lightly rubbed. 1936 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of black-and-white photographs of the Pittsburgh flood of 1936. On March 17 and 18, 1936, the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania witnessed the worst flood in its history when flood levels peaked at 46 feet (14 m). This flood became known as The Great St. Patrick’s Day flood, and also affected other areas of the Mid-Atlantic on both sides of the Eastern Continental Divide. View more info

Image for Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: 2066331

Condition: Very Good


Each print faintly foxed. Five matted and framed color prints. Frames 8 5/8 x 11 3/8, images 5 7/8 x 8 1/4. Matted and framed by Summit Glass and Picture Frame Company on Aug. 1 1966. These were acquired as part of a large collection of books and prints on seashell collecting and conchology, and most likely came from a 19th century volume on conchology (they are labeled plates 9, 10, 21, 24, and 33), though we were unable to identify which work this might have been. Each print features shells from the Turbinidae genus, also known as turban snails or turbos. View more info

Image for Yellowstone through the Gallatin Gateway: The Milwaukee Road

Yellowstone through the Gallatin Gateway: The Milwaukee Road

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad / Poole Bros., Inc., Chicago:

Seller ID: 2178571

Condition: Near Fine


Edges lightly rubbed. [48 pp.] Black & white photographs throughout, half of which are enhanced with orange highlights. A pictorial guide to Yellowstone National Park, printed as a promotional item by Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, with a list of their information and travel bureaus following text. Popular sites such as Old Faithful and the Morning Glory Pool are featured, and motor coach tours are advertised (several images of Lincoln touring cars). View more info

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The Nature Calendar: Wild Flowers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1913

Seller ID: 2201036

Condition: Very Good


Includes original box. Tears to box corners. 1913 Large Softcover. A mixture of scientific information on various flowers, beautiful verse, and tipped in chromolithographs. View more info

Image for Tales of the Great Lakes: Stories from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin

Tales of the Great Lakes: Stories from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Castle Books: 1986

Seller ID: 2207850

ISBN: 1555211208

Condition: Fine


A fine copy.Near Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. 474 pp. They can be as still as a millpond, as angry as any storm swept ocean. The Great Lakes and the major states bordering them—Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota—are the heartland of America. The land supplies the goods: grain, meat, timber, and steel. The Lakes provide passage for those goods around the world. The two—land and water—are inseparable, their destiny interlocked.Tales of the Great Lakes encompasses the stories of the men who built the Midwest—the giants of industry, builders of cities, intrepid seafarers, writers who ch... View more info

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Story of Old Elm in Boston Common.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Wilson and Son.: 1876

Seller ID: 2266077

Condition: Very Good


Pages unopened, minor loss from corners of rear wrapper. 1876 Soft Cover. 23, [1] pp. A celebration of the old elm in Boston Common, including an engraving of the tree as it appeared in 1855, with reference to a number of historical events that took place nearby. View more info

Image for Sunshine at Home: Sparkling Pages for the Child, the Youth, the Parent. A Family Portfolio of Natural History, Biography, and Bible Scenes. One Hundred and Fifty Illustrations.

Sunshine at Home: Sparkling Pages for the Child, the Youth, the Parent. A Family Portfolio of Natural History, Biography, and Bible Scenes. One Hundred and Fifty Illustrations.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Review and Harold: 1883

Seller ID: 2266774

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, stain on rear wrapper. 1883 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. Sparkling Pages for the Child, the Youth, the Parent. A Family Portfolio of Natural History, Biography, and Bible Scenes. One Hundred and Fifty Illustrations. View more info

Image for Herbs: Guide to Plants, 500 Photographs, Recipes and Crafts (Cornerstones)

Herbs: Guide to Plants, 500 Photographs, Recipes and Crafts (Cornerstones)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Weldon Owen: 2011

Seller ID: 2275502

ISBN: 174252107X

Condition: Near Fine


Spine creased. 2011 Small Softcover. 320 pp. This handy book provides all the information you need to grow, harvest, and use popular herbs. Comprehensive, full-color, 200-page herb directory Culinary and medicinal uses Tips on companion planting Recipes for herbal handicrafts, remedies, and aromatherapy. View more info

Image for The Changing Year; Being Poems and Pictures of Life and Nature

The Changing Year; Being Poems and Pictures of Life and Nature

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cassell, Petter, Gaplin & Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 2276914

Condition: Very Good


Spine head and spine base and corners lightly rubbed, a few minor spots to boards, light stain along rear top page edges, ink name on second blank. 1883 Large Hardcover. 192 pp. A collection of poetry about nature and the changing year. Copious black-and-white illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Hudson River

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Hudson River Day Line:

Seller ID: 2280087

Condition: Very Good


stain to bottom corner of front wrapper, pencil note on rear wrapper and on front wrapper verso. Postcards have not been written on. Unpaginated. A bound collection of postcards of the Hudson River, with perforated edges. View more info

Image for Mushroom, The Journal of Wild Mushrooming: Spring 1989, Issue 23, Vol. 7, No. 2

Mushroom, The Journal of Wild Mushrooming: Spring 1989, Issue 23, Vol. 7, No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mushroom, the Journal of Wild Mushrooming: 1989

Seller ID: 2296542

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor wear. 1989 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. FEATURES: Morel Hell; Where are the Tame Morels?; Near Yosemite, One More Time?; After the Yellowstone Fires; Are They Raking Our Truffles to Death?; Train Your Own Tuber Hound; Mushrooming Around North America; Save Those Mushrooms (by Drying); Poisoning in Oregon; No More Melzer's?; Rot-Nots Strikes Again; The Truth about Midwest Mushrooms; A Strange Encounter. View more info

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Mushroom, The Journal of Wild Mushrooming: Fall 1989, Issue 25, Vol. 7, No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mushroom, the Journal of Wild Mushrooming: 1989

Seller ID: 2296543

Condition: Very Good


Light stain, two creases to rear wrapper. 1989 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. FEATURES: The Latest Morel News: Another Patent, Some High Finance, and More Kits; What if Morels Were Easy?; Truffle Essence is Criticized; The Picture Quiz (Especially for Lumpers); Roundup of 1989 Mushrooming--the Survey of North America; Some Gilled Woorotters Have Pale Spores; Chuch Barrows Dies; Spreading the Word at Puyallup. View more info

Image for The Genesee Farmer, January, 1851. Vol. XII. No. 1. - 12.

The Genesee Farmer, January, 1851. Vol. XII. No. 1. - 12.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Genesee Farmer: 1851

Seller ID: 2205712

Condition: Good


Front and end matter, fore-edge margin, and a few text pages foxed. 1851 Soft Cover. [9]-292, [2] pp. Shoestring-bound sammelband of twelve issues of The Genesee Farmer, reinforced with wood. An important mid-19th century agricultural periodical published in Rochester, New York. Collected articles on farming, livestock, and other rural concerns, with engraved illustrations throughout.KEYWORDS: EPHEMERA AGRICULTURE FARMING FARM LIFE GENESEE VALLEY View more info

Image for Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia, 1888: A Complete Reference Library

Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia, 1888: A Complete Reference Library

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Crossing PRess: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275497

Condition: Good


1978 reissue of 1888 original. Spine lightly creased, wrappers lightly rubbed. x, 644 pp. 1978 reissue of 1888 original. Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia. A Complete Ready Reference Library for Farmers, Gardeners, Fruit Growers, Stockmen and Housekeepers, Containing a Large Fund of Useful Information, Facts, Hints and Suggestions, in the Various Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture, Live Stock Raising, Poultry Keeping, Bee Keeping, Dairy Farming, Fertilizers, Rural Architecture, Farm Implements, Household Management, Domestic Affairs, Cookery, Ladies' Fancy Work, Floriculture, Medical ... View more info

Image for American Agriculturist, for the Farm, Garden and Household, January, 1877, Vol. XXXVI, Number I [Volume 36, No. 1]

American Agriculturist, for the Farm, Garden and Household, January, 1877, Vol. XXXVI, Number I [Volume 36, No. 1]

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Orange Judd Company: 1877

Seller ID: 2278802

Condition: Very Good


Board edges rubbed, general wear. 1877 Large Hardcover. 488 pp. American Agriculturist, for the Farm, Garden and Household, January, 1877, Vol. XXXVI, Number I. View more info

Image for How to Feed and Manage Poultry for More Eggs and Meat

How to Feed and Manage Poultry for More Eggs and Meat

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sears, Roebuck and Co.:

Seller ID: 2296941

Condition: Very Good


Some pages dog-eared, general light wear. 31 pp. Topics include: Low Cost Production of Eggs and Meat; Starting Chicks; Feeding Baby Chicks; Chick Management Schedule; Growing Pullets; Feeding Pullets on Range; The Laying Flock; Feeding the Laying Flock; Culling Guide; Handling Eggs for Market; Producing Poultry Meat; Some Common Troubles of Poultry. View more info

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The Night Sky: A View of the Heavens Kit

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2297082

ISBN: 076076168X

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 2004 Unbound. Created by an anonymous young lady of London in the early 1800s to make the study of astronomy familiar and amusing, the original constellation cards included in THE NIGHT SKY: A View of the Heavens, feature the constellations visible in the Northern Hemisphere. The sumptuous illustrations capture the inspiration of Classical mythology. The stars on the cards are perforated according to their relative magnitude, and when the cards are held up to the light, the natural appearance of the constellations is visible, making it easy for the viewer to pinpoint the constellati... View more info

Image for A Treatise on the Manufacture, Imitation, Adulteration, and Reduction of Foreign Wines, Brandies, Gins, Rums, Etc. Etc., including 'Old Rye' Whiskey, 'Old Rye Monongahela,' 'Wheat,' and 'Bourbon' Whiskeys, Fancy Brandies, Cordials, and Domestic Liquors. Based upon the 'French System.'

A Treatise on the Manufacture, Imitation, Adulteration, and Reduction of Foreign Wines, Brandies, Gins, Rums, Etc. Etc., including 'Old Rye' Whiskey, 'Old Rye Monongahela,' 'Wheat,' and 'Bourbon' Whiskeys, Fancy Brandies, Cordials, and Domestic Liquors. Based upon the 'French System.'

By: A Practical Chemist, and Experienced Liquor Dealer.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Published for the Author: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266630

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rebound in navy blue buckram, with gilt titles and rules on spine. Original green endpapers retained, and somewhat faded along edges. 1860 Hard Cover. xii, 208, [8] pp. An pre-American Civil War guide to the commercial production of wine and spirits, with scientific explanations related to the fermentation and distillation processes, and recipes for a variety of styles of wine, whiskey, brandy, gin, etc. View more info

Image for The Journey Home: Some Words in Defense of the American West

The Journey Home: Some Words in Defense of the American West

By: Abbey, Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Plume: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2274376

ISBN: 0452265622

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, faint stain to top page ridge, pages lightly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 242 pp.The Journey Home ranges from the surreal cityscapes of Hoboken and Manhattan to the solitary splendor of the deserts and mountains of the Southwest. It is alive with ranchers, dam builders, kissing bugs, and mountain lions. In a voice edged with chagrin, Edward Abbey offers a portrait of the American West that we’ll not soon forget, offering us the observations of a man who left the urban world behind to think about the natural world and the myths... View more info

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Slickrock: The Canyon Country of Southeast Utah

By: Abbey, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sierra Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2174887

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges stained. 1971 Large Hardcover. 143, [1] pp. A photographic account of Escalante basin, with text by Edward Abbey (author of Desert Solitaire, and photographs by Philip Hyde. View more info

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The Serpents of Paradise: A Reader

By: Abbey, Edward; Macrae, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry, Holt and Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284473

ISBN: 0805031324

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark. 1995 Hard Cover. xii, 400. Collects the best and most inflammatory writings of the late naturalist, environmentalist, and libertarian, a former National Park ranger and the author of Desert Solitaire, The Journey Home, and other works. This book is different from any other Edward Abbey book. It includes essays, travel pieces and fictions to reveal Ed's life directly, in his own words. The selections gathered here are arranged chronologically by incident, not by date of publication, to offer Edward Abbey's life from the time he was the boy called Ned in Home, Penn... View more info

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The Serpents of Paradise: A Reader

By: Abbey, Edward; Macrae, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: John Macrae / Owl Book: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295288

ISBN: 0805031324

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, ink name on front flyleaf. 1996 Trade Paperback. xii, 400. Collects the best and most inflammatory writings of the late naturalist, environmentalist, and libertarian, a former National Park ranger and the author of Desert Solitaire, The Journey Home, and other works. This book is different from any other Edward Abbey book. It includes essays, travel pieces and fictions to reveal Ed's life directly, in his own words. The selections gathered here are arranged chronologically by incident, not by date of publication, to offer Edward Abbey's life from the time he was the bo... View more info