Do-It-Yourself from Eric James

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Mission Hills, CA, USA: GLencoe Publishing, 1988. Oversized glossy durable hardcover without dust jacket, 992 pages, "Over 2300 illustrations include step-by-step procedural drawings, photographs---";---this 5th edition was the last revision of this classic before Professor Feirer's death at the age of 85;---small label on back cover, another on spine, and a third blank label on free front endpaper obscuring a… Read more
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$17.00
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Analysis of Structures: The Analysis of Statically-Indeterminate Structures by the Deformation Method

by Smolira, M.

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Eric James
Published
1955
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$24.00

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London: Concrete Publications, 1955. Hardcover without dust jacket, vi + 175 pages; very gently used, tight in binding, some fading to covers, much more so to spine, gentle bumps to spine ends but not a trace of shelf wear, ink signature dated at "London, 1956" with his rubber stamp, all pages naturally age… Read more
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Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books Two glossy durable pictorial hardcovers, sold as set only, both 128 pages illustrated throughout with detailed instructional drawings and black-and-white photographs (plus, in Masonry only, a section of full colour photographs);---Advanced Masonry (1982), very gently used ex-library copy with spine and back cover labels but showing only tiny traces … Read more
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$7.50
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Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books Two glossy durable pictorial hardcovers, sold as set only, both 128 pages illustrated throughout with detailed instructional drawings and black-and-white photographs (plus, in Masonry only, a section of full colour photographs);---Masonry (1977), very clean and unmarked unused Fine condition;---Advanced Masonry (1982), very gently used ex-library copy with spine and back cover … Read more
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The Second Book of Hundreds of Things a Boy Can Make : A Hobby Book for Boys of all Ages

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Eric James
Published
1942
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Very Good ++
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$8.50

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Musson Book Company, 1942. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 160 pages including many drawings throughout; book very gently used, tight in binding, gentle bumps to spine ends but no shelf wear, very clean and unmarked, text pages fresh and white; … Read more
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The Permaculture Way: Practical Steps to Create a Self-Sustaining World

by Bell, Graham

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Eric James
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780722525685
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$6.95

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London: HarperCollins Thorsons, 1992. Trade paperback, 240 pages including drawings; tiny traces of shelf wear, but very gently read, if at all, ink signature/phone number, otherwise very clean and unmarked. See also our listings for B. N. K. Davis' very scarce classic The Soil (Collins… Read more
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Working Green Wood With Peg: A simple, inexpensive, new process for seasoning Wood

by Spielman, Patrick E.

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Eric James
Published
1890
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Very Good ++
ISBN
9780806989242
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$4.25

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New York: Sterling Publishing, 1890. Oversized square paperback, later printing, 120 pages including "more than 200 [black-and-white] drawings and step-by-step photographs"; spine flat/uncreased, covers have very light corner creases, otherwise very gently used, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white. . Soft Cover. Very Good… Read more
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$4.25
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Marquetry: How to Make Pictures and Patterns in Wood Veneers

by Hume, David

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Eric James
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780855327637
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$9.50

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Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK: Search Press, 1995. Oversized paperback, 80 pages, illustrated in full colour on almost every page; spine flat/uncreased, but there is a heavy front cover reader's crease, otherwise gently used, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white. See also our… Read more
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How to Build Workbenches Tool Chests: Easi-Bild 672, Completely Revised and Expanded Edition

by Brann, Donald R.

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Eric James
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780877336723
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$9.50

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Briarcliff Manor, New York, USA: Easi-Bild Directions Simplified, 1979. Trade paperback, 180 pages (of which the last is a 4-page foldout) with black-and-white illustrations on almost every page; some minor creases and bumps due to poor storage, otherwise in very clean and unmarked unread condition, pages fresh and white as new. … Read more
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The Complete Home Encyclopedia

by Pace, Dorothy

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Eric James
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$7.50

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New York: Caxton House, 1947. Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, xviii + 406 pages including 305 black-and-white photographs and about 200 drawings; covers lightly worn and bumped at edges, corners and spine ends, but intact and complete, tight in binding, gently used, ink signature on half title… Read more
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Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: Science and Mechanics Publishing, 1959. Magazine-style stapled paperback, 202 pages, illustrations on almost every page; light rubbing, chipping and creasing to covers, but gently used, cheap newsprint paper age toned,… Read more
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$10.00
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Science and Mechanics Home Workshop Handbook Volume Four, No. 558

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Eric James
Published
1959
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Good
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$10.00

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Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: Science and Mechanics Publishing, 1959. Magazine-style stapled paperback, 192 pages, illustrations on almost every page; light rubbing, chipping and creasing to covers, but gently used, cheap newsprint paper age toned, but very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for Dorothy Pace`s The Complete Home Encyclopedia,… Read more
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Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: Science and Mechanics Publishing, 1960. Magazine-style stapled paperback, 216 pages, illustrations on almost every page; light rubbing, chipping and creasing to covers, but gently used, cheap newsprint paper age toned, but very clean… Read more
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TV Repair Book : A complete guide to the operation, maintenance and repair of a television Set

by Campbell, Edward A.

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Eric James
Published
1953
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Good
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$2.50

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New York: Harris Press, 1953. Magazine-style stapled paperback, 128 pages including many line drawn illustrations and some black-and-whte photographs; light rubbing and creasing to covers, but gently used, cheap newsprint paper age toned, but very clean and unmarked. Of related interest, see also our listing for Popular Mechanics Magazine: January… Read more
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Chicago: Popular Mechanics Publishing, 1951. Stapled softcover magazine, 316 pages, illustrations on almost every page; light shelf wear and creasing along spine, but tight in binding, very clean and unmarked, some sections are slightly age toned but others are a better quality paper and remain fresh and white. … Read more
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$4.50
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Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: Science and Mechanics Publishing, 1961. Magazine-style stapled paperback, 210 pages, illustrations on almost every page; light rubbing, chipping and creasing to covers, but gently used, cheap newsprint paper age toned, but very clean and… Read more
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$10.00
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Carpentry and Woodworking: A Handbook of Tools, Materials, Methods, and Directions (The Home Mechanics Library)

by Haines, Ray E.; John V. Adams; Raymond Van Tassel; Robert L. Thompson

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Eric James
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good -
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$4.15

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New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1948. Hardcover without dust jacket, vii + 152 pages including many black-and-white illustrations (drawings and photographs) throughout; very gently used ex-library copy with light shelf wear to cover edges and corners, no labels or library rubber stamps, due date slip (showing no issues) and card pocket secured to… Read more
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Beyond the Bird Feeder: The Habits and Behavior of Feeding-Station Birds When They are Not at Your Feeder

by Dennis, John V.

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Eric James
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394508900
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$6.50

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. Oversized hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, xvi + 201 pages including black-and-white drawings throughout; book very gently used, very clean and unmarked; DJ… Read more
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Woodcarving Illustrated: Book 1 (Bk. 1)

by Schroeder, Roger; McCarthy, Paul

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Eric James
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780811722711
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$8.50

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Stackpole Books, 1983. Oversized softcover, 294 pages, extensively illustrated throughout by detailed drawings; bump to bottom edge, otherwise gently used, clean and unmarked. See also our listings for the professional fine woodworker's "bible", John Feirer's Cabinetmaking and Millwork [A Comprehensive Guide to the Materials, Tools, Machines and Processes Used in Building Furniture, Cabinets,… Read more
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New York: Theo. Audel, 1951. Hardcover without dust jacket, black covers with outline lettering to front cover and spine, 457 pages (paginated as1089 - 1546), extensively illustrated throughout by detailed drawings and black-and-white photographs; very gently used, faded patch to red fore edge, probably due to exposure to moisture but no… Read more
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$11.50