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Marionettes: Easy to Make! Fun to Use!

By: Ackley, Edith Flack; Flack, Marjorie (illustrator)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1929

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 27343


Very Good- in Fair dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 115 pages, bound in orange cloth. 41 black & white drawings by Marjorie Flack. Three folding marionette templates in rear pocket. Good to Very Good book; Solid binding; clean cover; front board has "shadow" from illustrations on dust jacket. Moderate wear to extremites; one corner tip bumped. Endpapers toned; a few pages with offset tanning from place mark laid-in. Free of names or mark... View more info

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Atkin & Co. Boat Designs for Unregimented Yachtsmen/ Individualized Designs for Unregimented Yachtsmen By William & John Atkin

By: Atkin, William and John; John Kohnen (ed.).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Atkin Boat Plans: 2006

Seller ID: 30021


Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 135 pages, blue pictorial card covers; plastic comb binding. Short essay on Atkin Co. history, plus catalogue of dozens of boat plans offered by Atkin Co. showing various perspectives, designer name, name of boat, price of plan. (Not the actual plan itself). Good reference material. Trace of shelf wear; clean, unmarked. View more info

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Rip, Strip, & Row; A Builders Guide to the Cosine Wherry

By: Brown, J. D.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Tamal Vista Publications: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 31013

ISBN: 0917436024


Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Book only, plans not included. Clean, tight book; light wear to corner tips of cover. Page crisp, unmarked. View more info

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The Book of Waistcoats

By: Farrell, Jacqueline

Price: $21.60

Publisher: Apple Press: 1996

Seller ID: 28342

ISBN: 185076686X


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages. About Fine book, crisp, tight and unmarked in crisp jacket with hint of shelf rubbing. NOT a library discard. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Audels Answers on Practical Engineering for Engineers, Firemen, Machinists

By: Harris, Gideon

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Theo. Audel & Co., Publishers: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30640


Good; Flexible cloth; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1946 reprint of the 1915 original. 254 pp. bound in blue flexible cloth covers; illustrated with line drawings. Clean cover, solid binding; light fraying at spine ends. Minor creasing on flexible covers. Pages clean, bright, no names or markings. ; Audel's Answers Series View more info

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The Principles and Practice of Ornamental and Complex Turning

By: Holtzapffel, John Jacob

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1973

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 29202


Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 656 pages, bound in blue cloth. 600 illustrations. Very Good book, solid binding, spine slightly concave near head; one corner tip bumped. Interior clean, bright, lightly toned. Edges of text block show a hint of tanning also. Free of names or markings. In Near Fine jacket, crisp, clean, bright with modest wear at ends of front flap fold. View more info

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Die Design and Diemaking Practice

By: Jones, Franklin D.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The Industrial Press: 1951

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 27966


Very Good+; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1014 pages, bound in burgundy imitation leather. Tightly bound book, clean and bright, with only modest wear at corner tips. Light age-toning to edges of text block, pages. Interior clean, unmarked. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Instructions for Installation and Operation of the Hydrohoner; Equipped with Timing and Sizing Devices and Hydraulically Expanded Hones

By: Micromatic Hone Corp.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Micromatic Hone Corporation:

Seller ID: 28251


Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 25 page operation manual, illustrated. Bright and clean with only modest wear; light corner crease on front cover. Interior pristine. No date of publication provided, but estimated circa 1950. Micromatic Hone Corp. operated plants in Evanston, Il, Guilford, CT, Indiana, Detroit, and more, with clients such as Caterpillar, Harvester and many automobile manufacturers. View more info

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Practical Loom Fixing

By: Nelson, Thomas

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 1949

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 28257


Very Good- with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages, bound in blue cloth. 95 illustrations, mostly photos and line drawings. Instructions and drawings for commercial/industrial loom repair. Clean cover, firm binding, modest wear to extremities. Text and illustrations bright, clean, unmarked; pages lightly yellowed. Light foxing on a few preliminaries, endpages, and top edge of text block. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Standard Cantilever Retaining Walls

By: Newman, Morton

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill: 1976

Seller ID: 31044

ISBN: 0070463476


Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Bound in full black cloth. Firmly bound, cover shows minor wear to corner tips, moderate rubbing to head of spine. Clean pages; previous owner's address label at top of front endpaper. Jacket with shallow chipping at spine ends, corners. Protected in new mylar sleeve. View more info

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Boat Modeling with Dynamite Payson A Step-By-Step Guide to Building Models of Small Craft

By: Payson, Harold H.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: International Marine Publishing: 1989

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 28488

ISBN: 0071573712


Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; About Fine, crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Showing just a hint of shelf wear. View more info

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The ABC's of Grading

By: Scheier, Murray

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Self-Published: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 30853


Very Good-; Plastic comb binding; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 98 pp. in plastic comb binding. Light wear & light soil to cover; paper clip impression at top. Pages clean, unmarked.; 98 p. View more info

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The Art of Grain Weaving

By: Stearns, Marilyn Tarpy

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Red House Press: 1981

Seller ID: 30388


Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pp. in plastic comb binding. Illustrated. short corner creases. Clean, bright, unmarked. Dozens of grain weaving designs from various cultures. Includes clove hitch, flat braids, flat tied weave, twisted braids, round braids, tied work, marquetry, and more. View more info

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100 Traditional Bobbin Lace Patterns

By: Stott, Geraldine; Bridget Cook

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31005

ISBN: 0486279081


Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 100 patterns for Bucks Point lace. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. View more info

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A Dyke's Bike Repair Handbook

By: Taylor, Jill; Honey Lee Cottrell (photos); Clothespin Fever staff (illustrations)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Clothespin Fever Press: 1990

Seller ID: 31119

ISBN: 0961657243


Good+; Softcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 136 pp paperback, plastic comb binding; illustrated with black & white photos. Solid binding. Moderate rubbing to edges; minor creasing to cover. Pages clean, unmarked. Women's empowerment and self-help from the 90's--introductory motorcycle maintenance manual. View more info