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Image for The Watchmakers' & Machinists' Hand Book, or Beginners' Guide by Learned, William B.

The Watchmakers' & Machinists' Hand Book, or Beginners' Guide by Learned, William B.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adams-Brown Co.: 1970-01-01

Seller ID: 190131001

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, Reprint of 1897 Edition Adams-Brown 40 pages. Very Good+, in wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. Minot age-toning to edges and some foxing to rear cover. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean with a touch of foxing. Great booklet on the relation of wheels to pinions with methods of figuring the same. Very useful for watch repair. A nice vintage copy. LOC SSS-24 View more info

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Information Concerning A Few Points in the Construction of a Pocket Watch, also, an Announcement of a Safeguard Agains One of the Dangers to which it is Exposed

By: American Waltham Watch Co.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adams-Brown Company: 1970-01-01

Seller ID: 190131002

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, Reprint of 1890 Edition Adams-Brown 43 pages. Very Good, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. Minor age-toning to edges and some foxing to both covers. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean with a touch of foxing. Great booklet on the construction of a pocket watch. Very useful for horologists. A nice vintage copy. LOC SSS-24 View more info

COLLECTING OLD FISHING TACKLE. A Guide to Identifying and Collecting Old Fishing Tackle

By: Art Kimball; Scott Kimball

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Aardvark: 1980-01-01

Seller ID: 150617004

ISBN: 0960490612

Condition: Very Good +


Softcover, 1980 Stated First Edition Aardvark Publications 201 pages..Very Good+ in illustrated wraps..just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers, a touch of toning to edges and a small crease to front panel at top right corner..no previous owner markings, no notes-all pages are clean and crisp with a touch of toning..filed with numerous vintage B&W photographs, line drawings and illustrations..a treasure trove of information, history and details on collecting old tack... View more info

A Gallery of American Weathervanes and Whirligigs by Bishop, Robert

By: Bishop, Robert

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Plume: 1981-01-15

Seller ID: WI-8LHS-8ESZ

ISBN: 0525476520

Condition: New


New Softcover, Stated First Edition 1981 E. P. Dutton NY...a fresh and unmarked copy...filled with numerous photographs of vintage and contemporary weathervanes. All photos have a detailed explanantion of the date, type, maker (if known), material and the owner/collector. Detailed history (going back several centuries) of the evolution and collectibility of these wonderful instruments...ISBN-0525476520 ...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC-SSM-2 View more info

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The watchmakers of Massachusetts

By: Bolino, August C

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kensington Historical Press: 1987-01-01

Seller ID: 161012003

ISBN: 0939133016

Condition: Fine


Hardcover - Signed by the Author, First Edition Kensington Historical Press 276 pages. Fine, no jacket - as issued. Blue cloth boards with white titles - corners sharp. Half page inscription to the previous owner and signed by the author on the FFEP. 14 chapters, 3 appendices, a detailed bibliography (books, articles and newspapers), 23 tables and 57 illustrations. A comprehensive study that will please any horologist.ISBN-0939133016.LOC SSE-3 View more info

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Guide to Your New Chevrolet: 1957.

By: Chevrolet Motor Division

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chevrolet Motor Division: 1957-01-01

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 190120003

Condition: Good


Original Softcover, 1957 Stated SECOND Edition (GM Part number 3738038) Chevrolet Motor Division 33 pages. Good, in illustrated wraps. Moderate shelf/edge wear and soiling to covers. Previous owner name on inside at top of Instruments and Controls page. Not a reprint - this is an original from 1957.Solid and still handsome vintage copy. LOC SSS-05 View more info

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Restoration of Wooden Movements and Cases

By: Darnall, J.V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: By the Author: 1970-01-01

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 190131008

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, Stated Third Printing 1970, 32 pages. Very Good, No Dust Jacket-as issued. Stapled cardboard wraps with black titles. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear?corners lightly worn. All interior pages are tight, crisp and unmarked. There is a slight horizontal crinkle midway at page 3-4 which does not affect the text. Spotty discoloration of interior margin pages 16-17 which does not affect the text. The most important event in American clock history was Terry?s inv... View more info

New England Decoys

By: Delph, Shirley; Delph, John

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1981-01-01

Seller ID: 150619006

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover, First Edition Schiffer Publications 159 pages..Very Good+ in a Good DJ..just a touch of shelf/edge wear to green cloth boards with gilt titles-corners sharp..moderate shelf/edge wear and two closed tears to DJ (tape-repaired from the back by previous owner), Spine and corner of front panel of DJ is sunned, DJ now in mylar..The best decoy carvers of New England are featured in over 250 photos (32 pages in color) covering the handmade ducks of Maine, New Hamps... View more info

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Repair Manual Ford Truck Rear Axles 1939 to 1946

By: Ford Motor Co.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 1945-01-01

Seller ID: 190121011

Condition: Very Good


Original Softcover, (3665) 1945 Ford Motor Company 81 pages. Very Good, in wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear to brown textured paper covers with light brown titles. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean. No smudges. Three chapters - Standard Rear Axle for Types T, U and W Trucks, Tonner Rear Axle for Types D and Y Trucks and Two-Speed Rear Axle for Types T, U and W Trucks. Diagrams,illustrations and exploded views. Nice vintage copy. LOC SSS-01 View more info

The Pennsylvania-Kentucky Rifle

By: Henry J. Kauffman

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1980-12-24

Seller ID: 150509005

ISBN: 0517089548

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover, Bonanza Books New York 374 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to tan cloth spine with red titles over brown paper boards-one corner has a faint bump. Minor shelf/edge wear and slight rubbing to DJ-now in mylar. Inscription on ffep, no other notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. A superior history of this famous rifle and necessary to identify all variants and gunmakers. NOTE: This copy has a different illustrated... View more info

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Collecting the Tin Toy Car, 1950-1970

By: Kelley, Dale

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1984-07-01

Seller ID: 181001002

ISBN: 0887400124

Condition: Very Good+


Large Hardcover, 1984 Schiffer Publishing 200 pages. Very Good+, no dj - as issued. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to glossy photo-illustrated boards - corners bumped. Identifies nearly three hundred foreign (Japanese and European) and American toy cars and trucks. Great reference. ISBN-0887400124. LOC SS-TS-03 View more info

Pictorial Price Guide - Romance of Collecting Case Knives [Paperback] by Lavo...

By: Lavona Ferguson

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Lavona Ferguson: 1976-01-01

Seller ID: V1-0B3R-29K4

Condition: Used: Like New


Softcover-Third Edition Fairborn, OH Author...Fine condition, Tan paper boards with green titles, corners sharp...no notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp...extremely detailed with numerous photographs, several in color illustrating the difference in handle material, specifications, Dates issued, stamps used. Great reference book...an exceptional copy...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC-SSM-5 View more info

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Gun Collectors' Guide: The Complete Guide to Antique Gun Collecting

By: Martin Rywell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pioneer Press: 1958-01-01

Edition: 3rd

Seller ID: 150614024

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, 5th Edition 1961-62 Pioneer Press 128 pages. Very Good in wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear and a touch of soiling to covers. No previous owner marks, no notes-all pages are clean and crisp. Still the best small book on beginning a firearm collection. Covers the history of guns; defines the various types of military, sporting and civilian arms; identifies their makers; sights; ammunition and ballistics; the care of old guns; beginning a collection, etc. Includes: I... View more info

American Folk Art Canes: Personal Sculpture

By: Meyer, George H.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 1992-06-01

Seller ID: 150618001

ISBN: 0295972009

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Stated First Edition, 1992 University of Washington Press 252 pages..Near Fine in a VG+ DJ..just a hint of shelf/edge wear to dark blue cloth boards with copper titles-two corners have a faint bump..a touch of shelf/edge wear and a touch of rubbing to DJ-now in mylar..no previous owner markings, no note-all pages are bright, clean and crisp..This is the first comprehensive, scholarly work on American folk canes and will be a major foundation for future rese... View more info

The Dollmaker's Workbook LADY DOLLS (1991) [Paperback] by Mildred Seeley; Dub...

By: Mildred Seeley; Duby Seeley [Illustrator]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Seeley's Ceramic Service: 1991-01-01

Seller ID: QW-811Z-6PMC

Condition: New


New Softcover, 1991 Seeley's Ceramic Services NY...a fresh and unmarked copy...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC-SSM-2 View more info

Civil War Cartridge Boxes of the Union Infantryman

By: Paul D. Johnson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Andrew Mowbray Publishers, Inc.: 1998-06-01

Seller ID: 160623004

ISBN: 0917218795

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover - Signed by the Author, First Edition 1998 Andrew Mowbray Publishers 351 pages. Near Fine, no jacket - as issued. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to glossy photo-illustrated boards - corners sharp. Signed by the Author and dated on the Title Page. No previous owner markings - all pages are bright, clean and crisp. There were four patterns of infantry boxes used by Union forces during the Civil War. Quoting original Ordnance Department letters, author Paul Joh... View more info

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Shop Manual 1941 and 1942 Models Pontiac Motor Division

By: Pontiac Motor Division/GM

Price: $50.00

Publisher: General Motors Sales Corporation: 1942

Seller ID: 190120001

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with scarce Pontiac Body/Chassis Lubrication Chart, 1942 Pontiac Motor Division/ GM Sales Corporation 414 pages. Very Good, in illustrated wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear to covers. Front panel has a few faint creases and the spine cloth (actually cloth tape) is loose at the bottom edge for about a half inch. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and intact. Binding solid and tight. Loaded with photos and diagrams. Laid in is the scarce fold-out Ponti... View more info

Image for The Kentucky knife-traders' manual: For dealers, collectors & traders

The Kentucky knife-traders' manual: For dealers, collectors & traders

By: Ritchie, R. B

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ritchie: 1975-01-01

Seller ID: 150826026

Condition: Very Good +


Softcover-signed by the author, 1975 Ritchie 103 pages. Very Good+ in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. No previous owner marks - all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Cover states this is no. 5. Signed by the author on the dedication page. Filled with facts on knife collecting. LOC SSE-3 View more info

300 Years of Phantom and Devon Minnows: A Historic Guide

By: Robert Guist

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Robert E. Guist: 2004-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160204006

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, Signed by the Author and # 527 of 1000 copies Stated First Edition Self Published 210 pages. Near Fine, in photo illustrated wraps. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to covers - spine uncreased, looks unread. No previous owner marks - all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Hundreds of illustrations. A superb guide for lure collectors. Signed by the Author and number #527 of 1000 copies. LOC SSM-6 View more info

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American Pocket Watches: Their Source and Identity

By: Rosenberg, Charles (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Traders Publishing Co.: 1965-01-01

Seller ID: 190131009

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover 1965, Trader?s Publishing Co. (unpaginated) approx 60 pages. Very Good+, No Dust Jacket- as issued. Textured red cardstock with black titles. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear?corners slightly worn. All interior pages are tight, crisp and unmarked. Replete with photos of numerous pocket watches. Includes a page discussing fakes as well as a page listing serial numbers and dates of manufacture of Waltham Watches from the company?s inception. LOC SSS-24 View more info