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Giving Wings to Words

by Allerton F. Brooks

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Trench Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$10.00

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New York: Newcomen Society in North America, 1953. Light soiling to covers, text clean and unmarked. "Connecticut Origins of Modern Telephony (1878-1953).) Interesting and detailed history, written by the President of the Southern New England Telephone Co, (SNET). Includes a reproduction of the one page New Haven telephone directory, the first in the world. 28 pgs.. Second Printing. Soft Cover.… Read more
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$10.00
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Nature and Outdoor Life - Five Volumes

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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New York: University Society, 1927. A five volume set about various topics of interest to the masses in the 1920's. Overall nice shape, covers soiled and a bit worn, sound condition except. Defects noted. Vol. One: Woodcraft and Camping, bookplate inside front cover; Vol. two: Wild Life, name inside front cover; Vol. Three: Flowers and Trees Natural Sciences, name inside… Read more
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Cub Scout Magic

by Francis J. Rigney

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Trench Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
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$8.00

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North Brunswick NJ: Boy Scouts of America, 1960. Light soiling to covers, text clean and unmarked; sound copy. Large collection, with diagrams, of magic tricks that any young scout can do.. Illustrated Hardcover. Very Good.
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$8.00
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The Observers Book of Music

by Freda Dinn

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Trench Books
Condition
Very Good
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$8.00

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London: Frederick Warne & Co. Light wear/soiling to covers, text clean and unmarked. Pocket sized volume of descriptions of MANY instruments, and how they work. Thoroughly illus, some illus in color. Very detailed. No date, probably 1950s?. Tan Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Paul Sharp.
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$8.00
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Home Winemaker's Handbook

by Walter S. Taylor & Richard P. Vine

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Trench Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$8.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1968. Light wear; lengthy, heartfelt inscription on back of flyleaf. Price clipped jacket shows edgewear, light soiling. "Practical, step by step, illustrated guidance on how to produce wines of all types at home".. First Edition. Purple Cloth. Very Good/Good+.
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$8.00
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Doctors Philatelic - Five Volumes

by Oscar Gottfried

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Trench Books
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$65.00

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New York: American Physician These are paper covered booklets published between 1954 and 1966. Written for stamp collectors, they document stamps printed around the world to honor physicians. All stamps are shown, and include a commentary about the person or persons pictured. Included are: the original booklet, "Doctors Philatelic", first edition, 1954, inscribed and signed on the flyleaf by the… Read more
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$65.00
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American Stampless Cover Catalog

by E.N. Sampson

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Trench Books
Published
1971
Condition
Good+
Edition
Revised Edition
Item Price
$10.00

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Albany, OR: Van Dahl Publications, 1971. Covers soiled, previous owner's stamp on flyleaf; sound and unmarked otherwise. Illus, information, and prices, on thousand of US postmarks from all over the country. Prices may be dated, history doesn't change (oh wait, yes it does). This is from the days when every post office actually postmarked every letter mailed in their… Read more
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An Introduction to Magic

by Sherman Ripley

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Trench Books
Published
1946
Condition
Good+
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$30.00

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New York: Sentinel Books, 1946. Light soiling, rubbing, to covers; light wear to edges, pages quite yellowed. Sound and unmarked. 127 pages of Ripley's magic tricks explained!. Illustrated Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Irwin Perchonok.
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A World of Doll Houses

by Flora Gill Jacobs

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Trench Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
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$8.00

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Chicago: Rand McNally, 1965. Nice copy, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows some wear/light soiling to edges. Detailed info on numerous historic doll houses. Illus with many B&W photos; indexed.. Gray Cloth. Very Good/Good+.
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$8.00
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A Pssion for Flowers

by Carolyne Roehm

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Trench Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$20.00

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New York: Harper Collins, 1999. Superb copy, clean and unmarked. Large volume with hundreds of color photos of all kinds of flowers. Extra postage outside the US.. First Edition. Green Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Toys & Models

by Cyril Pearce

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Trench Books
Published
1947
Condition
EX-LIBRARY
Edition
First British Edition
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$8.00

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London: B.T. Batsford, 1947. Stain to corner of front cover, light soiling, usual library markings and pocket. How to make toys, architectural models, geographical models, and scientific models. Great reference for the hobbyist or crafter.. First British Edition. Red Cloth. EX-LIBRARY/No Jacket.
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$8.00
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The Boy Collector's Handbook

by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill

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Trench Books
Published
1927
Condition
EX-LIBRARY
Edition
Second Printing
Item Price
$55.00

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New York: Robert M. McBride, 1927. Exlibrary with the usual markings and rear pocket, soiling to a few pages. Rebound in decorative green cloth. Nice copy, evidently not borrowed much from the Bangor Public Library. All kinds of info on what and how to collect, including things like fossils, rocks & minerals, stamps, etc. Drawings and a few photos.. Second… Read more
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American Boy's Omnibus

by Stanley Pashko

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Trench Books
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Junior Literary Guild
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$8.00

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New York: Greenberg, 1945. Light wear, sound copy; clean and unmarked. Full of activities to keep young boys busy, indoors and out.. Junior Literary Guild. Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Abraham Hersh.
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Buried Treasure (The Road to Gold)

by Ken Krippene

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Trench Books
Published
1950
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Permabooks, 1950. Light wear/soiling, pages yellowed; sound and unmarked. Pocket sized volume, full of treasure tales."The road to gold is long and cold....".. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket.
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How to Live in the Country Without Farming

by Milton Wend

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Trench Books
Published
1945
Condition
Good+
Item Price
$20.00

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Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1945. Light wear/soiling to covers, otherwise a nice clean and unmarked copy. Jacket complete, shows edgewear and light rubbing. "Planning and establishing a productive country home". One of the original 'back to the land' books.. Blue Cloth. Good+/Good+. Illus. by Robert Haberstock.
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Science Book of Time and Space

by George Ten Broeck

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Trench Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$8.00

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New York: McLoughlin/Grosset & Dunlap, 1963. Minimal wear, clean and unmarked. Thin volume for young people outlining various experiments they can perform related to time and space.. Illustrated Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Harold Gerard.
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Landscaping with Nature

by Jeff Cox

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Trench Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$10.00

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Emmaus, PA: Rodale, 1991. Minimal wear, clean and unmarked. "Using Nature's Designs to Plan Your Yard". Illus with many photos, drawings, and diagrams.. First Edition. Illustrated Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket.
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Magic as a Hobby

by Bruce Elliott

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Trench Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$8.00

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New York: Gramercy, 1947. Light wear/soiling; inscription on half-title page. "New Tricks for Amateur Performers".. Reprint. Red Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by L. Vosburgh Lyons.
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It's Easy to Fix Your Bike

by John W. McFarlane

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Trench Books
Published
1949
Condition
Poor
Item Price
$15.00

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Chicago: Wilcox & Follett, 1949. Ex-library copy, with usual markings. Complete and in sound condition. Covers worn and soiled; greasy fingerprints throughout. A great reference on older bicycle repairs. Many detailed photos and diagrams. 34 pgs. . Illustrated Cloth. Poor/No Jacket.
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The Great Guns

by Harold L. Peterson & Robert Elman

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Trench Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$9.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1971. Exceptional condition, clean and unmarked in a lighly worn dust jacket. "The most marvelous firearms produced during the entire 700 year history of shooting". 252 pages of photos, most in color. Oversized, extra postage outside the US. . Blue Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good.
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$9.00