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cover of Victorian Domestic Architectural Plans and Details: 734 Scale Drawings of Doorways, Windows, Staircases, Moldings, Cornices, and Other Elements

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New York: Dover Publications Inc, 1987. Large Softcover. Very Good. Spine faded, edges lightly toned. 1987 Large Softcover. 79 pp. Victorian architecture, with its quirky diversity, eclectic origins, and exuberant ornamentation, continues to exert a strong attraction on today's architects, builders, and homeowners. For those interested in restoring, preserving, or even re-creating Victorian homes, authentic plans and designs… Read more
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cover of Lusty Wind for Carolina

Lusty Wind for Carolina

by Fletcher, Inglis

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Published
1944
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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Philadelphia: The Blakiston Company, 1944. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Reprint. No jacket. Boards soiled and rubbed, pencil name on front free endpaper. 1944 Hard Cover. 470 pp. The journey from New Providence to the Cape Fear was a matter of weeks. Becalmed for days, followed by contrary winds, they made slow progress up the Florida coast, keeping… Read more
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cover of Takeoff! The Story of America's First Woman Pilot for a Major Airline

Takeoff! The Story of America's First Woman Pilot for a Major Airline

by Tiburzi, Bonnie

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Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517552636
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£4.49

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New York: Crown Publishing, Inc, 1984. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Edges slightly worn. 1984 Hard Cover. xi, 299 pp. Chronicles the pioneering career of the first woman to pilot commercial aircraft for a major American airline, tracing her flight experience as a charter pilot and the social and institutional obstacles she had to… Read more
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cover of Fine Woodworking on Bending Wood: 35 Articles Selected by the Editors of Fine Woodworking Magazine

Fine Woodworking on Bending Wood: 35 Articles Selected by the Editors of Fine Woodworking Magazine

by Fine Woodworking

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Printing
ISBN
9780918804297
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£3.74

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CO: The Taunton Press, 1985. 1st Printing. Large Softcover. Very Good. First printing. 3 inch crease in rear wrapper. 1985 Large Softcover. 119 pp. Whether making a delicate violin, a pair of skis or a graceful armchair, you'll need to bend wood. This text presents the basic methods and trade secrets from the experts.
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cover of On Silver Wings: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II, 1942-1944

On Silver Wings: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II, 1942-1944

by Verges, Marianne

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780345365347
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£13.47

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New York: Ballantine Books, 1991. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Jacket edges lightly worn, gift note on free endpaper. 1991 Hard Cover. xiv, 255 pp. They were heroic women who came from every corner of the nation and every walk of life: debutantes, teachers, businesswomen, housewives, daughters of farmers, and factory workers. Almost two… Read more
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cover of Soviet SST: The Techno-Politics of the Tupolev-144

Soviet SST: The Techno-Politics of the Tupolev-144

by Moon Howard

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517566015
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£5.24

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New York: Orion Books, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Edges slightly worn. 1989 Hard Cover. xii, 276 pp. Traces the Soviet attempt to develop a supersonic airliner, discusses the reasons for the projects failure, and analyzes the political and economic factors.
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cover of Queen Bess: Daredevil Aviator

Queen Bess: Daredevil Aviator

by Rich, Doris L

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781560982654
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£7.48

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Washington, D.C: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Edges slightly worn. 1993 Hard Cover. xiv, 154 pp. Traces the life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African-American woman aviator, who dreamed of opening a flight school for African Americans but died in an crash in 1926. By the author of Amelia Earhart:… Read more
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cover of Airliners from 1919 to the Present Day

Airliners from 1919 to the Present Day

by Munson, Kenneth

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9780907408369
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£7.48

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New York: Peerage Books, 1972. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Revised edition. Edges slightly worn. 1972 Hard Cover. 352 pp. Today we take air travel for granted: it's a vital and integral part of 20th century life. However, it is important to remember it has not always been so! In this book you learn the in… Read more
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cover of The Soviet Airborne Experience (Combat Studies Institute, Research Survey No. 4)

The Soviet Airborne Experience (Combat Studies Institute, Research Survey No. 4)

by Glantz, David M

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
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Fort Leavenworth, KS: U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1984. Soft Cover. Very Good. Bottom edge of rear wrapper bumped, smudge on title page. 1984 Soft Cover. xii, 211 pp. Includes rear pocket with fold-out black-and-white maps. This study, in demonstrating the ability of Russian airborne and partisan forces to survive and fight behind German lines for… Read more
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cover of Give Me a Sign! What Pictograms Tell Us Without Words

Give Me a Sign! What Pictograms Tell Us Without Words

by Samoyault, Tiphaine

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Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670874668
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£4.49

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New York: Viking, 1997. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Top of jacket worn. 1997 Large Hardcover. 32 pp. Introduces the idea and history of communicating through pictograms, and shows examples from various countries that are used in transportation, public places, commercial products, the Olympic Games, and other situations.
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cover of Stalking Birds with Color Camera

Stalking Birds with Color Camera

by Allen, Arthur A. Ph.D.; Grosvenor, Gilbert (Editor)

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Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Washington, D.C: National Geographic Society, 1951. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First edition. No jacket, gift note on free endpaper. 1951 Large Hardcover. viii, 328 pp. 31 color photographs, showing 266 species of North American birds. Dust jacket has some bottom edge shelf wear. Green cloth boards. Previous owner bookplate on front paste down. 318 pages… Read more
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cover of The Castle in the Forest: A Novel

The Castle in the Forest: A Novel

by Mailer, Norman

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Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
3rd Printing
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New York: Random House, 2007. 3rd Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Third printing. Edges lightly worn. 2007 Trade Paperback. 467 pp. "The final work of fiction from Norman Mailer, a defining voice of the postwar era, is also one of his most ambitious, taking as its subject the evil of Adolf Hitler. The narrator, a mysterious SS man… Read more
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cover of Professor Noggin's Card Games: Presidents of the United States

Professor Noggin's Card Games: Presidents of the United States

by Outset Media

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Published
2010
Condition
Near Fine
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Victoria, BC: Outset Media, 2010. Unbound. Near Fine. Includes all 30 cards, die, and instruction sheet. 2010 Unbound. Learn about the presidents of the United States through this fun card game! Each of the thirty game cards combines trivia, true or false, and multiple choice questions about American presidents.
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cover of Stokes Purple Martin Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting and Housing Purple Martins

Stokes Purple Martin Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting and Housing Purple Martins

by Stokes, Donald and Lilian; Brown, Justin L

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Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780316817028
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£3.74

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New York: Little Brown & Company, 1997. Large Softcover. Near Fine. Edges slightly worn. 1997 Large Softcover. 96 pp. Did you know that Purple Martins are almost completely dependent on humans for their housing? Maintaining colonies of these beloved backyard birds -- a tradition that began with the Native American tribes of the Southeast -- is today more… Read more
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cover of Raptors: Portraits of Birds of Prey

Raptors: Portraits of Birds of Prey

by Scott, Traer

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Published
2017
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781616895570
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£5.24

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New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2017. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First edition. No jacket. 2017 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. This delightful and dramatic collection of portraits reveals birds of prey as we never experience them: intimate and up close, photographed in Traer Scott's signature style. Seventy spectacular color photos present twenty-five different species, from the… Read more
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cover of How to Draw 1: Special Subjects - Pencil (How to Draw and Paint)

How to Draw 1: Special Subjects - Pencil (How to Draw and Paint)

by Foster, Walter

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781560100119
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CA: Walter Foster Publishing, 1998. Large Softcover. Very Good. Spine edges lightly scraped. 1998 Large Softcover. 32 pp. 13.7 x 10.2. "Walter Foster's classic How to Draw and Paint series provides aspiring artists with an exceptional array of art instruction books featuring all subject areas and media. Each title includes easy step-by-step exercises as well as finished illustrations… Read more
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cover of The Sounds of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart

The Sounds of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart

by Lovell, Mary S

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312034313
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£8.98

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Jacket edges slightly worn. 1989 Hard Cover. xxv, 420 pp. A revealing profile depicts Earhart's tomboy childhood in Kansas, her close relationship with her alcoholic father, and her meeting and subsequent married life with publisher G.P. Putnam.
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cover of The Plymouth Pilgrims: A History of the Eighty-Fifth New York Infantry in the Civil War [85th]

The Plymouth Pilgrims: A History of the Eighty-Fifth New York Infantry in the Civil War [85th]

by Mahood, Wanye; Martin, David G

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Published
1989
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780944413098
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£18.71

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N.J: Longstreet House, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. First edition. Former library copy - usual marks. 1989 Hard Cover. xiii, 355 pp. Includes 15 maps and over 100 illustrations. On October 29, 1861, a young farmer named Wyman Johnson placed his scythe in the crotch of a small poplar tree near Waterloo, New York, and went off… Read more
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cover of Colonial Architecture of Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard

Colonial Architecture of Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard

by Poor, Alfred Easton

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780486223759
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£2.99

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New York: Dover Publications, Inc, 1970. Large Softcover. Near Fine. Edges slightly worn. 1970 Large Softcover. 135 pp. Take a tour of the most picturesque homes in New England with the help of Alfred Easton Poor!
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cover of F4U Corsair: Combat, Development, and Racing History of the Corsair (Warbird History)

F4U Corsair: Combat, Development, and Racing History of the Corsair (Warbird History)

by Veronico, Nicholas A.; Campbell, Donna

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Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879388546
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£11.22

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USA: Motor Books, 1994. First Edition. Large Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Edges lightly rubbed. 1994 Large Softcover. 144 pp. Well worth the price, and probably the best F4U book written to date. This book examines each model with stories from aces, test pilots, and others who flew the plane. Good coverage of the radar equipped night fighters,… Read more
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