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Instruction Manual for AKS - 762 Caliber 7.62 x 39mm

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 1688046

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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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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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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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 casino owner William F. Harrah, and so the museum is sometimes referred to as The Harrah Collection. The museum opened in 1989.K... View more info

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Watch Makers Tables

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The American Jeweler: 1911

Seller ID: 2207035

ISBN: 1332242286

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Near Fine


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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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

Condition: Fair


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 conducted by H.H. Parke, L.J. Marion, A.N. Bade, A. Nisbet, and W.A. Smyth. 1951. View more info

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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 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

Condition: Good


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. 'revolution) and encyclopedic entries for subjects (e.g. 'revolution of France'). Among the first encyclopedias to be printed in the... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 HISTORY LANGUAGES 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

ISBN: 4095102020

Condition: Very Good


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

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Webster's New French Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.: 2010

Seller ID: 2284482

ISBN: 0470488778

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. French/English—English/French. With more than 70,000 references and 100,000 translations, Webster's New French Dictionary offers students, travelers, and business-people the ready reference they need in a handy, portable format. The most readable French dictionary available. Coverage of current phrases and usage. Ideal for school, work, and travel. Provides the right words quickly for every situation. View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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, titles, personnel, soloists, etc., compared with other Duke discographies. Solo routines, presented in the Alphabetical Sec... View more info

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Green Thumb Book of Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

By: Abraham, George 'Doc'

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2286776

Condition: Good


Book club edition. Ink owner information on endpaper, a few ink marks in text, jacket rubbed and lightly soiled. 1970 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 355, [1] pp. 8vo. Contents: Foreword; Introduction to Home Fruit Culture; Fruit Growing for the Home Gardener; Common Fruits of Temperate Regions: Apple, Apricot, Blackberry, Boysenberry, Dewberry, Loganberry, Blueberry, Sweet and Sour Cherries, Currants, Gooseberries, Elderberry, Fig, Garden Huckleberry, Grape, Maple Sugar and Syrup, Mulberry, Nectarine, Peach, Pear, Persimmon, Plum, Quince, Raspberry, Strawberry; Nut Growing in Your Backyard: Almond, Amer... View more info

The Keys of Egypt: The Obsession to Decipher Egyptian Hieroglyphs

By: Adkins, Roy; Adkins, Lesley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278594

ISBN: 0060194391

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Tiny sticker. 2000 Hard Cover. Chronicles the twenty-year attempt of French linguist Jean-Francois Champollion to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics despite poverty, ill health, competition by English physician Thomas Young, and political enemies. 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

ISBN: 0020641001

Condition: Very Good


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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Reforming Education: The Opening of the American Mind

By: Adler, Mortimer J.; Van Doren, Geraldine

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2276231

ISBN: 0020301758

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Minor crease to bottom corner of front wrapper, spine head lightly bumped. 1990 Trade Paperback. xxxiii, 362 pp. Spanning the breadth of his career, from 1939 to 1989, this book is the response from Mortimer J. Adler to the question What can be done about American education? For Adler the best education is one that offers the best education possible for all. 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

ISBN: 0028605748

Condition: Near Fine


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 research its synonyms -- all at a single glance! Included are over 58,000 dictionary entries, including widely used scientific,... 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

ISBN: 1599638835

Condition: Very Good


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 junctures, and developing a profound understanding of how plot and scene intertwine. Inside you'll learn: How scenes are comp... View more info

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Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs

By: Allen, James P.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2283827

ISBN: 0521653126

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2000 Large Hardcover. xii, 510 pp. This is an introduction to the writing system of ancient Egypt and the language of hieroglyphic texts. It contains twenty-six lessons, exercises (with answers), a list of hieroglyphic signs, and a dictionary, as well as twenty-five essays on the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian history, society, religion and literature. It also offers scholars of linguistics a complete grammatical description of the classical language of ancient Egypt. 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

ISBN: 0891610073

Condition: Very Good


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 1970's; Sources; Index; Backplate. View more info

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Looking at Latin: A Grammar for Pre-College

By: Andresian, Anna

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.: 2006

Seller ID: 2283132

ISBN: 0865166153

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2006 Large Softcover. xiv, 281 pp. Looking at Latin is a complete illustrated grammar reference book for all levels of pre-college Latin, from middle school through high school. Lessons are designed to cover single topics from the subject nominative to the impersonal passive periphrastic which allows for flexibility in the order in which lessons are covered. Innovative visual elements bring clarity and energy to the presentation of grammatical material, with arrows and colored text emphasizing and connecting important points. Information is delivered via small text boxes that allo... 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

ISBN: 0810919052

Condition: Near Fine


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