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Image for Why Prohibition!

Why Prohibition!

By: Stelzle, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, George H. Doran Company: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34520

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in green cloth with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 310 pp. Foxing on preliminaries, no names tears or soil within. Some pages still uncut. DJ shows few small chips at edges, 1/2" x 1" chip at head of spine takes the HY out of WHY and a small scrape has taken the LZ off the authors' name. Original $1.50 price on backstrip of dj as published. Glossy page section in rear of duo-tone illustrations reads: "Facsimiles of Posters Used in Strengthen America Campaign". (Actual wording used). View more info

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Colonial American Craftspeople

By: Stevens, Bernardine S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38306

ISBN: 053112536X

Condition: Fine


Fine st edition hardcover with negligible wear. Unclipped dj shows like new. 128 tight & bright pages with crisp text and no tears but does have previous owner name on FEP. Describes the training and work of such craftspeople as carpenters, masons, silversmiths, wigmakers and leatherworkers living in the American colonies. View more info

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Joel Finds Out

By: Sugarman, Joan and Freeman, Grace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Bookman Associates: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33467

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright copy with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped DJ in new mylar shows a few tiny chips 1/4" deep on top edge of frt panel, one deeper one at head of rear panel. Not exlib, all pages present, "Unity of Fairfax" stamped on fep, no exlib markings on book or dj. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one. 273 pp. This is a book for boys and girls eight to ten. In forty chapters Joel is introduced to the inspired achievements of outstanding Jews from Biblical patriarch Abraham to the modern scientist Dr. Jonas Salk. View more info

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Picture Reference Book of The Saxons, Vikings and Normans #10

By: Taylor, Boswell; Bareham, John D., B.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Brockhampton Press: 1975

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller Id: 31238

ISBN: 0340041641

Condition: Near Fine


7th printing paperback with negligible color loss at extrems, internally as new. 32 pp. Uncommon Picture Reference Number 10. Facsimilies of contemporary illustrations depicting Saxon Kings and justice, Saxon Towns and travel, Saxon country life, Saxon church life, Saxon churches, Saxon buildings, Saxons at War, Saxon books and music, Saxon home life, Saxon costume and ornament, Saxon pastimes, Viking ships and weapons, Viking Home Life, Viking Arts, Norman Conquest, Norman buildings, Norman life. View more info

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No Secret Is Safe Behind the Bamboo Curtain

By: Tennien, Father Mark of Maryknoll

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus and Young: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43297

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with black cloth backstrip. Tips fairly sharp, spine ends bumped but not rubbed. 270 pp text crisp and unmarked. Price clipped dj in new mylar is worn at extrems with loss but displays well. Mapped endpps. Here in this eye-witness account of life in China by a Catholic priest we see light, clear strong daylight, in which we can make out, as in no other book I know, exactly how, by what day-to-day practical measures, the new Communistic regime has put itself across on the Chinese people. View more info

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The Old Farmer's Almanac 1908. Reprint

By: Thomas, Robert B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, William Ware & Co.: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37696

Condition: Good +


Lightly stained off-white pictorial paperback has some curling of upper tip otherwise shows well. 56 lightly yellowed pages are tight with no tears. A large number of Astronomical calculations and the Farmer's Calendar for every month in the year. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. View more info

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The Farmer's Almanac 1808. Reprint

By: Thomas, Robert B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, John West: 1808

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37697

Condition: Good +


Reprint illustrated paperback is missing front cover starts with title page which has light stain otherwise shows well. Lightly yellowed unpaginated pages are tight with no tears. A reprint of the 1808 almanac has large number of astronomical calculations and the farmer's calendar for every month in the year. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. View more info

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Indians of the Gulf Coast

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43386

Condition: Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 20 pp. Light blue stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Some underlining. Illustrated. View more info

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Indians of North Carolina

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43387

Condition: Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 12 pp. Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Some underlining. Mapped inside rear cover. Illustrated. View more info

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Indians of New Mexico

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43389

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 20 pp. Cream stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed.No underlining. Mapped inside rear cover. Illustrated. View more info

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Indians of Arizona

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43390

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 20 pp. Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. No underlining. Mapped inside rear cover. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians, Eskimos and Aleuts of Alaska

Indians, Eskimos and Aleuts of Alaska

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43391

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". 20 pp. Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. No underlining. Mapped inside rear cover. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of The Central Plains

Indians of The Central Plains

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43392

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of Oklahoma

Indians of Oklahoma

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43393

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of Oklahoma

Indians of Oklahoma

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43394

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Illustrated. View more info

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Indians of the Lower Plateau

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43395

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Illustrated. View more info

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Indians of the Northwest

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43396

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Indians of Montana & Wyoming

Indians of Montana & Wyoming

By: U.S. Dept of the Interior

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Seller Id: 43397

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". Stapled wrappers age toned and lightly rubbed. Illustrated. View more info

Image for George Washington  The Builder Of The Nation  1732 - 1932  Program Ten (10) Bicentennial Commemorative Booklet

George Washington The Builder Of The Nation 1732 - 1932 Program Ten (10) Bicentennial Commemorative Booklet

By: United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DC, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1931

Seller Id: 46453

Condition: Fair


Solid reading copy paperback with b/w cover image of a bust of George Washington from middle of his chest upwards. This is the stapled collection of papers that comprised Program Ten of this informative work on G.W. put together by the United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission of which, the President of the United States (Herbert Clark Hoover) was Chairman. This is one segment of a twelve unit educational series which discussed the Personality, character, and achievements of George Washington are portrayed in twelve different programs issued by the G.W.B.C. (George Washington ... View more info

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The Cyclopaedia of Temperance and Prohibition. A Reference Book of Facts, Statistics and General Information on All Phases of the Drink Question, the Temperance Movement and the Prohibition Agitation.

By: Unknown

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Funk & Wagnalls: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29290

Condition: Fair


1st edition in black cloth with embossed frame and corner decorations on cover, gilt title on spine quite legible. Corners bumped foot of spine cloth worn with small split in lower front hinge of cover. Lovely botanical William Morris style patterned endpapers, inner hinge papers split, page block tight and going nowhere. Tasteful bookplate of John F. Dillon on frt pastedn, also ink ownership name/date on title page. 671 pp. Copyright 1891. Decent reading copy. View more info