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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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The Model Railroader Cyclopedia: Railroad Equipment Prototype Plans

By: A. C. Kalmbach [Editor]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing: 1944-01-01

Edition: 5th edition

Seller ID: 181018003

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, Fifth Edition 1944 Kalmbach Publishing 184 pages plus 27 foldout plates. Very Good, in stiff illustrated wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear to covers, bottom of rear cover at spine bumped. All fold-out are present. Some foxing to edges of textblock. Hundreds of diagrams here. Sections include - Steam locomotives (70 some pages), Electric and Diesel locomotives (30+ pages). Passenger Train Cars, Freight Train cars, Standards and Structures and right of way and over 50 different Railroads. Nice vintage copy. LOC SSS-20 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

Heirloom Eggs 1, 2,3, and 4, Combined and Revised

By: Becker, Aline

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Western Printing Co.,: 1986-01-01

Seller ID: 190403007

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, 1986 Western Printing Co 138 pages. Near Fine, in illustrated wraps. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to covers. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and unmarked. All 4 volumes combined and revised in one volume. Highly recommended. A superb copy. LOC 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

Windsock Datafile No. 066 - RAF BE12a / B [Paperback] by Bruce, J. M.

By: Bruce, J. M.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Albatros Productions Limited: 1997-01-01

Seller ID: MR-KMR0-B5WG

ISBN: 0948414987

Condition: Used: Very Good


Softcover...in Very Good+ condition-only flaw is a minor crease to the top left covers and pages...no notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp...Windsock Datafile-the unexcelled leader in World War I Aviation History..Each issue has vintage photographs, technical drawings and specifications, color illustrations and a lively, readable history of the featured aircraft...This issue features-RAF BE12a...ISBN-0948414987...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-9 View more info

Making Classic Carved Furniture: The Queen Anne Stool [Paperback] by Clarkson...

By: Clarkson, Ron; Heller, Tom

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1994-03-01

Seller ID: KA-8V2S-ONFK

ISBN: 0887405886

Condition: New


New Softcover...a fresh and unmarked copy...ISBN-0887405886... Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-8 View more info

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Designing small boats for fun & profit; (A Van Nostrand sporting book)

By: Crockett, Vere B

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand: 1953-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 171012003

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1953 Van Nostrand 162 pages. Very Good, no jacket. Minor shelf/edge wear to green cloth boards with gilt titles - corners lightly bumped and worn at the tip. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. Diagrams and illustrations throughout. The dedication to build better small craft is clearly evident from this author. LOC TS-1 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 Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. The use of live duck decoys, gunning clubs, and the need for var... View more info

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The Strawberry: History, Breeding, and Physiology

By: George M. Darrow; Henry A. Wallace [Introduction]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1966-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180816001

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, Stated First Edition 1966 Holt, Rinehart and Winston 447 pages. Near Fine, in a VG DJ. Green cloth boards with gilt spine titles on a red panel with black and gilt accents - corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear and a touch of rubbing to unclipped original DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. THE best book on breeding strawberries. Introduction by Henry Wallace. 23 chapters and seven appendices. Numerous charts, B&W photographs and 52 full color plates as well. A very handsome copy. LOC SSS-21 View more info

Fokker - The Man and the Aircraft by Hegener, Henri

By: Hegener, Henri

Price: $84.00

Publisher: Harleyford Publications: 1961-01-01

Seller ID: GN-X95N-JCHF

Condition: Used: Very Good


Hardcover, 1961 Harleyford Publications Limited / Aero Publishers, UK / Fallbrook, CA...Near Fine in a Very Good+ DJ, just a touch of shelf/edge wear and a bit of rubbing to price-clipped DJ-now in protective mylar...Blue cloth boards with silver titles-corners sharp with just a touch of rubbing...no notes or writing-All pages are clean and crisp...No man in the history of the development of the aeroplane was so well known for his truly practical pioneering work, his skill as a test pilot, and for the very wide range of aircraft types produced by his firm, as Anthony Fokker. This book is div... View more info

Building the Messerschmitt Bf-109: Projects for Scale Modelers

By: Hjermstadt, Kevin; Phillips, Glen

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Company: 1998-12-01

Seller ID: 150923002

ISBN: 0890244340

Condition: Very Good +


Softcover, 1998 Kalmbach Publishing Company 88 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..ISBN-0890244340 Thanks for supporting a small family business..LOC SSM-13 View more info

Airfoil Sections Containing Over 400 Useful Airfoil Sections and their co-ord...

By: John Malkin [Editor]

Price: $54.00

Publisher: John Malkin: 1981-01-01

Seller ID: MG-04IX-NZP0

Condition: Used: Very Good


Softcover, in Very Good Condition, minor shelf wear to covers and edges...no previous owner marks... no notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp... Thanks for supporting a small family business ...LOC SSM-14 View more info

Papermaking and manufacture of paper products: [as a small-scale, semi-mechan...

By: Lieberman, J. Ben

Price: $54.00

Publisher: 1958-01-01

Seller ID: 7A-X5RR-SBFF

Condition: Used: Very Good


Softcover-1958 International Cooperation Administration, in Very Good condition, minor shelf/edge wear to covers and edges-rear cover has a deep scratch...Black cloth reinforced spine...No notes or writing-All 258 pages are bright, clean and crisp-many illustrations...includes numerous samples of various paper and cardboard at the rear...a very interesting Federal Government Publication of much interest to any one interested in papermaking on a small scale...Very scarce...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-18 View more info

AIRCRAFT DESIGN: SKETCHBOOK

By: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation; With Sketches [Illustrator]

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation: 1940-01-01

Seller ID: 140826009

Condition: Used: Good


Plastic-Comb Softcover, 1940 Lockheed Corporation Burbank, CA..Good+ in blue wraps with comb-binding..moderate shelf/edge wear and a few spots/stains to covers..No notes or writing-All pages are clean, and crisp with a bit of toning-all plans are intact and unmarked..Thanks for supporting a small family business..LOC SSM-8 View more info

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Ukrainian Design Book 2

By: Natalie Perchyshyn; Natalie Perchyshyn [Editor]; Ukrainian Gift Shop [Illustrator]; Inc. [Illustrator];

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ukrainian Gift Shop: 1986-06-01

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 190403003

ISBN: 0960250247

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, 1986 Ukrainian Gift Shop 90 pages. Near Fine, in illustrated wraps. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to covers. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and unmarked. BEAUTIFUL! ISBN-0960250247. LOC SSS-19 View more info

Aircraft Profile No. 51: The Gee Bee Racers

By: Peter Bowers

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Profile Publications Ltd.: 1965-01-01

Seller ID: 150603011

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, Profile Publications London..Number 51..Very Good in illustrated wraps..minor shelf/edge wear to stapled pictorial wrappers(this has the Red and White cover from the 60's)..no notes or writing-all pages are clean and crisp...the acknowledged standard reference work for military/aviation historians and modelers in the 60's. Each issue is devoted to one aircraft, its history and exploits. This issue highlights the Gee Bee Racers. Numerous vintage B&W photographs-inside front cover has a full color 3-view along with full color side-views on the rear inside cover..Very Scarce..Thanks fo... View more info

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Hoffmann's Modern Magic by Professor Hoffmann (Angelo John Lewis)

By: Professor Hoffmann (Angelo John Lewis)

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Dover Pubns: 1978-06-01

Seller ID: CW-4ZOI-TYZ7

ISBN: 0486236234

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover 1978 Dover 563 pages. Very Good+, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. No notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. ISBN-0486236234. Over a century after its publication, Professor Hoffman's Modern Magic remains a cornerstone of the art, a classic which belongs in the library of every professional and amateur magician. it was the first book in English to really explain how to do the classic effects of magic, establishing certain fundamentals of performance which are as valid today as they were when Professor Hoffman wrote them down. Takes ... View more info

Heirloom Doll Clothes for Gotz by Pullen, Martha C.; Cooper, Jack; Broom, Kri...

By: Pullen, Martha C.; Cooper, Jack; Broom, Kris [Illustrator]; Johanson, Amelia [Illustrator];

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Martha Pullen Co: 1996-08-01

Seller ID: G2-9XS9-836B

ISBN: 1878048082

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover - Signed by Author, 1996 Martha Pullen 304 pages. Very Good+, in illustrated wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear, rear cover has a few faint creases, beautiful color photos. Includes two separate Fold out patterns from the authors company. No writing or marks anywhere. ISBN-1878048082. LOC SSM-4 View more info

The Complete Book of Micromounting

By: Quintin Wight

Price: $254.00

Publisher: Mineralogical Record: 1993-01-01

Seller ID: 160614007

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, First Edition 1993 Mineralogy Record 283 pages..Very Good+ in a VG+ DJ..creme cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp..minor shelf/edge wear and a touch of rubbing to DJ - now in mylar..previous owner name on inside front cover ? Quintin Wight is the undisputed dean of "micro mounting". This volume is comprehensive, clear, concise, and a beautiful production in its own right. It's indispensable for beginners and experienced micromounters alike. The advantages of collecting tiny mineral and crystal specimens, to be viewed beneath a stereo-microscope, rather than macro specim... View more info