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Instruction Manual for AKS - 762 Caliber 7.62 x 39mm

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 1688046


Near fine. 10 pp. Stapled binding. A brief overview of the use and maintenance of the AKS - 762 Caliber 7.62 x 39mm, with several photographs. View more info

Image for Military Publications: Index of Administrative Publications (Regulations, Circulars, Pamphlets, Posters, General Orders, Joint Chiefs of Staff Publications, and DOD Publications) (Department of the Army Pamphlet No. 310-1, May 1975)

Military Publications: Index of Administrative Publications (Regulations, Circulars, Pamphlets, Posters, General Orders, Joint Chiefs of Staff Publications, and DOD Publications) (Department of the Army Pamphlet No. 310-1, May 1975)

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Headquarters, Department of the Army: 1975

Seller ID: 1819782


Minor pencil notes on front wrapper, lightly toned. 1975 Stapled Binding. 165 pp. Original wrappers. Three-hole punched upon publication. An index of administrative publications released by the U.S. Army. Useful for the scholar or collector interested in what was printed when. View more info

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The Penal Law of the State of New York Providing for the Punishment of Crime Including 1929 Amendments

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Eagle Library Publications: 1929

Seller ID: 1849775


Wrappers and pages lightly toned, clean. 1929 Soft Cover. 195 pp. A complete review of New York State penal law as of 1929. Covers everything from draining a canal for personal use to burglary to falsely advertising one's meat as Kosher. A handy reference. View more info

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Index to Wood's Library of Standard Medical Authors for the Years 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884. (Thin Paper Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1885

Seller ID: 2161043


Front & end matter lightly foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper, contemporary insurance pamphlet for The Good Templars' Mutual Benefit Association laid in. 1885 Hard Cover. iv, 250 pp. 8vo. An index detailing which authors have written works about which medical topics, arranged alphabetically by subject. View more info

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Mother Goose Rhymes (Censored)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mother Goose: 1929

Seller ID: 2200048


Boards rubbed, front hinge loose, front endpaper beginning to loosen from binding, ink name on front endpaper verso. 1929 Small Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of censored Mother Goose rhymes. View more info

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Modern Mechanix and Inventions, March 1935, Volume XIII, Number 5

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204719


One inch by one inch chip to top right corner of front wrapper, wrappers rubbed, pages toned. 1935 Soft Cover. 146 pp. In this issue: Taxi Plane for Non-Stop Air Liners, - David Sarnoff, RCA President, Predicts TELEVISION WILL CARRY the MAILS. Great articles plus vintage advertisements including Harley Davidson.CONTENTS: Stout Produces First Rear Engine Auto; Television Will Carry the Mails, by David Sarnoff--President R.C.A.; World's Longest Bridges Span San Francisco B... View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987


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 Chimn... View more info

Image for Chinese & Japanese Art, Egyptian & Other Antiquities. From the Collection of Emmanuel Gran and Property of Leo C. Collins, Dr. G.W. Kosmak & Other Owners

Chinese & Japanese Art, Egyptian & Other Antiquities. From the Collection of Emmanuel Gran and Property of Leo C. Collins, Dr. G.W. Kosmak & Other Owners

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 2206629


Bottom edge of front wrapper toned, page ridges very faintly foxed. 1952 Stapled Binding. 80 pp. Chinese & Japanese Art, Egyptian & Other Antiquities. From the Collection of Emmanuel Gran and Property of Leo C. Collins, Dr. G.W. Kosmak & Other Owners. Public Auction Sale Thursday and Friday, May 1 and 2 at 1:45 p.m. Sale Number 1342. View more info

Image for Chinese Jades and Other Chinese and Japanese Art. Property of a Chinese Private Collector and Other Owners.

Chinese Jades and Other Chinese and Japanese Art. Property of a Chinese Private Collector and Other Owners.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 2206664


Wrappers faintly toned, two pencil markings to front wrapper. 1951 Stapled Binding. 41 pp. Chinese Jades and Other Chinese and Japanese Art. Property of a Chinese Private Collector and Other Owners. Public Auction Sale Thursday, May 31 at 1:45 p.m. Sale Number 1261. View more info

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Horton's Antique Clocks: Silent Auction, July 1998

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Horton's Antique Clocks: 1998

Seller ID: 2206923


Top corner very lightly bumped, pages very faintly toned. 1998 Stapled Binding. 71 pp. Horton's Antique Clocks: Silent Auction, July 1998. Includes black-and-white illustrations with lot numbers and descriptions. View more info

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Horton's Antique Clocks: Silent Auction, February 2000

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Horton's Antique Clocks: 2000

Seller ID: 2206924


Very minor tear to spine-head and spine-base. 2000 Stapled Binding. 108 pp. Horton's Antique Clocks: Silent Auction, February 2000. Includes color illustrations with lot numbers and descriptions. View more info

Image for Fine Clocks, Scientific Instruments, Watches and Wristwatches: Christie's New York, Thursday, October 27, 1988

Fine Clocks, Scientific Instruments, Watches and Wristwatches: Christie's New York, Thursday, October 27, 1988

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Christie's New York: 1988

Seller ID: 2206925


Light smudge to rear wrapper. 1988 Soft Cover. 153 pp. Fine Clocks, Scientific Instruments, Watches and Wristwatches: Christie's New York, Thursday, October 27, 1988. Includes black-and-white and color illustrations with lot numbers and descriptions. View more info

Image for The Andy Warhol Collection Jewelry and Watches, Part II: Sotheby's, New York, Sunday, December 4, 1988

The Andy Warhol Collection Jewelry and Watches, Part II: Sotheby's, New York, Sunday, December 4, 1988

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sotheby's New York: 1988

Seller ID: 2206926


Bottom corner of rear wrapper lightly chewed. 1988 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. The Andy Warhol Collection Jewelry and Watches, Part II: Sotheby's, New York, Sunday, December 4, 1988. Includes black-and-white and color illustrations with lot numbers and descriptions. View more info

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The Grand Tour: 1982-1983 (Harrah's Automobile Collection)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Classic Car Tours Inc.: 1982

Seller ID: 2206928


Very faintly toned. 1982 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. Includes color illustrations. Harrah's collection, the world's largest and most complete, features more than 1,000 vehicles, each in fine original condition or precisely restored.The National Automobile Museum, located just south of the Truckee River in Reno, Nevada, displays historic automobiles from the late 19th century and from throughout the 20th. Most of the vehicles displayed are from the collection of the late cas... View more info

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Watch Makers Tables

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The American Jeweler: 1911

Seller ID: 2207035


Wrappers stained, stain to title page, pages lightly toned. 1911 Soft Cover. 71 pp. A collection of useful information concerning the teeth of wheels and pinions; the trains of watches and clocks; lengths of pendulums; quick methods of regulation; methods of finding the number of teeth in missing wheels, etc.KEYWORDS: ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES REFERENCE CLOCKS WATCHES WATCH MAKERS TABLES View more info

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The Hamilton Watch: The Watch of Railroad Accuracy

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamilton Watches: 1924

Seller ID: 2207448


No publisher date (circa 1920s), large stain to pages and rear wrapper, one inch surface tear to multiple pages which obscures text in some places. 1924 Soft Cover. 35 pp. KEYWORDS: HAMILTON WATCH RAILROAD RAILWAYS TRANSPORTATION REFERENCE ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES CLOCKS View more info

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Bulova Self-Winding Watches

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bulova Watch Company, Inc.: 1950

Seller ID: 2262068


A nice copy. 1950 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 31 pp. The functioning, disassembly and assembly of Bulova self-winding watches with self-winding parts index and illustrations. View more info

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The Random House Children's Encyclopedia: An Illustrated A-Z Reference Guide for Young Readers

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265863


First edition. No jacket. A nice copy. 1991 Large Hardcover. 644 pp. A highly illustrated one-volume encyclopedia containing 450 main entries ranging from Aboriginal Australians to Zoos. View more info

Image for Chinese and Japanese Art: Property of Mrs. Howard Back and from the Collection of Emanuel Gran and from Other Owners. Public Auction Sale, Wednesday & Thursday, March 28 and 29, at 1:45 p.m.

Chinese and Japanese Art: Property of Mrs. Howard Back and from the Collection of Emanuel Gran and from Other Owners. Public Auction Sale, Wednesday & Thursday, March 28 and 29, at 1:45 p.m.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 2266356


Wrappers lightly toned, red smudge on front wrapper, pencil doodle on second and last pages, first and last page lightly foxed, text block loose from binding. 1951 Soft Cover. 67 pp. Chinese porcelain pottery and jades, ancient Chinese bronzes, Japanese ivory carvings and Tsuba prints and paintings. Property of Mrs. Howard Back, New York. From the collection of Emanuel Gran, New York. Other owners. Public Auction Sale, March 28 and 29 at 1:45 p.m. Sale number 1237. Sales... View more info

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Innovations in Paper, Volume 5, Number 2

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Weyerhaeuser:

Seller ID: 2267985


No publisher date. 20 pp. Die cut horse inside front cover. An illustrated guide to carousels and carousel collecting. View more info

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Repap Presents: The Carousel Horse on New LithofectPLUS

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Repap Sales Corporation:

Seller ID: 2267986


No publisher date, sticker on rear wrapper. Unpaginated. Beautiful color images of carousel horses printed on LithofectPLUS paper. View more info

Image for The New and Complete American Encyclopaedia: or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, in Seven Volumes; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences Are Arranged into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities; Containing a Digest and Display of the Whole Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, Comprising a General Repository of Ancient and Modern Literature, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Time: Including All the New Improvements and Latest Discoveries Made in the Arts and Sciences. The Superfluities which Abound in Other Dictionaries Are Expunged from This for the Purpose of Incorporating Complete Systems and Distinct Treatises the Whole Forming a General Circle of Science and Comprehensive Library of Universal Knowledge (From the Encyclopaedia Perthensis, with Improvements)

The New and Complete American Encyclopaedia: or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, in Seven Volumes; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences Are Arranged into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities; Containing a Digest and Display of the Whole Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts, Comprising a General Repository of Ancient and Modern Literature, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Time: Including All the New Improvements and Latest Discoveries Made in the Arts and Sciences. The Superfluities which Abound in Other Dictionaries Are Expunged from This for the Purpose of Incorporating Complete Systems and Distinct Treatises the Whole Forming a General Circle of Science and Comprehensive Library of Universal Knowledge (From the Encyclopaedia Perthensis, with Improvements)

By: N/A

Price: $675.00

Publisher: John Low / E. Low, New York: 1805

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1762981


First American edition. Engraved frontispiece in vol. 1, other engravings and maps appear to have been removed. Bindings in need of repair, a few spine labels missing, boards rubbed, foxed throughout. 1805 Full-Leather. Complete in seven volumes. 4to. Original full calf. Two column format. The first American edition of the Encyclopedia Perthensis, originally published in Scotland from the mid-1790s to 1805. Combines dictionary-style entries for single words (e.g. 'revolu... View more info

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English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Army Air Service: 1918

Seller ID: 2206689


A couple faint stains to front wrapper. 1918 Soft Cover. 77 pp. English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms. CONTENTS: Aeronautical Terms; Engine, Mechanical, Tool and Shop Terms; Gunnery, Bombing, etc.; Electricity and Wireless Telegraphy; Conversion Table for Changing English Units of Measurement into the Metric System.KEYWORDS: ENGLISH FRENCH GLOSSARY AERONAUTICAL TERMS ARMY AIR SERVICE 1918 REFERENCE AVIATION TRANSPORTATION MILITARY FIRST WORLD WAR ONE WWI WW1 H... View more info

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Shogakukan Progressive English-Japanese Dictionary, 2nd Edition

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shogakukan: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2269112


Second edition. Highlighting on few pages, writing and paper taped to rear endapaper. 1987 Soft Cover. 2101 pp. Shogakukan Progressive English-Japanese Dictionary, 2nd edition. View more info

Image for The Wax Works of Duke Ellington: An Up-to-Date Discography - Including 78:s. Microgrooves and Non-Commercial Material: The 6 March 1940 - 30 July 1942 RCA Victor Period

The Wax Works of Duke Ellington: An Up-to-Date Discography - Including 78:s. Microgrooves and Non-Commercial Material: The 6 March 1940 - 30 July 1942 RCA Victor Period

By: Aasland, Benny

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Distributionstryck / DEMS: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266636


Ink title on spine, wrappers lightly soiled. 1978 Trade Paperback. Unpaginated. A discography of Duke Ellington's recordings during the RCA Victor period, with a section of black-and-white photographs. Other than the photo section, pages only have printing on the recto. More than 40 years of notations and research is the basis for this 'Wax Works of Duke Ellington' series of specialized discographies for advanced collectors... [with] numerous corrections concerning dates... View more info

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The Paideia Proposal: An Educational Manifesto

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1982

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2268733


Second printing. Ink note on half-title page, pencil marginalia. 1982 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 84 pp. Analyzes the purpose of public education in a democratic society and recommends changes in American public schools designed to improve both the quality and equality of education. View more info

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Webster's New World Dictionary and Thesaurus

By: Agnes, Michael; Laird, Charlton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1996

Seller ID: 2202303


Faint stain to top page ridge. Fine. 1996 Hard Cover. xv, 734 pp. Unique in layout and format, this ground-breaking resource combines two great Webster's New World reference works in a single volume. Each page is divided into a dictionary section and a thesaurus section. The dictionary section provides concise authoritative definitions, while the thesaurus section below lists corresponding thesaurus entries. You can check the spelling and definition of a word and also re... View more info

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Writing Deep Scenes: Plotting Your Story Through Action, Emotion, & Theme

By: Alderson, Martha; Rosenfeld, Jordan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 2202349


Pages dog-eared. 2015 Trade Paperback. 247 pp. Whether you're planning your first novel or have already written a first draft, you need to master the concepts of plot and scene to truly realize your story's potential. Writing Deep Scenes teaches you how to write strong, layered, and engaging scenes--the secret to memorable, page-turning plots. It's filled with practical tools for building layers and nuance into your scenes, employing the right scene types at the right ... View more info

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Sewing for Twentieth Century Dolls

By: Anderton, Johana Gast

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Trojan Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262964


First edition. One inch tear along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Pages lightly toned. 1972 Large Hardcover. 265 pp. CONTENTS: Frontpiece; What the Copyright Means; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Tips on Sewing for Dolls; Making Patters from This Book; Fitting Patterns to Your Doll; Hats and Other Accessories; Bodies; Stockings and Shoes; The 1900's; The 1910's; The 1920's; The 1930's; The 1940's; The 1950's; The 1960's; Entering the... View more info

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Ancient Egyptian Jewelry

By: Andrews, Carol

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1991

Seller ID: 1837021


Includes original jacket. Near Fine. 1991 Large Hardcover. 208 pp. A pictorial study of Egyptian jewelry with numerous examples of each variety (e.g., collars, bracelets, anklets, rings, etc.), as well as funerary jewelry. Bibliography, chronological table, illustration source list, and indexes divided into various subject groups follow text. View more info