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Image for Western Electric Company - General Catalogue of Electrical Supplies 1904 - 1905

Western Electric Company - General Catalogue of Electrical Supplies 1904 - 1905

By: N/A

Price: $487.50

Publisher: Western Electric Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008392

Condition: Very Good


xi, 593 pages. Blue cloth with orange titles to front and spine. Personal bookplate to front pastedown and signature of same owner dated May 1905 to second blank endpaper. A couple unobtrusive notes within but generally free of inscriptions. Light foxing to first few and final few leaves. Closed tear (no loss of paper) to page 302 as shown in photo. Binding and hinges sound. A considerable and comprehensive array of turn-of-the-century electrical supplies, including: Annunciators, bells, push buttons, batteries, electric gas lighting apparatus and supplies, speaking tube supplies, electro-med... View more info

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Eaton's of Canada Wall-Papers 1957 [Haddon Hall]

By: N/A

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Toronto, The T. Eaton Company: 1957

Seller ID: Books010134

Condition: Good


51 9x7 inch samples. Thin paper wraps creased, chipped at foot of spine and lower left corner rear panel. All samples bright and clean, save for thin tideline to right edge of last two leaves. View more info

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How To Make Paper By Hand : a classroom project for the study of paper making.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Erie, PA, Hammermill Paper Company: 1956

Seller ID: Books010475

Condition: Very Good


12 pages, with ledger paper and mesh screen, in original envelope. View more info

Image for Uniform Regulations for Chief Petty Officers, Petty Officers, Men, and Boys of the Fleet, and for Boys in the Training Establishments

Uniform Regulations for Chief Petty Officers, Petty Officers, Men, and Boys of the Fleet, and for Boys in the Training Establishments

By: N/A

Price: $937.50

Publisher: London, For H.M.S.O by Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1907

Seller ID: Books012089

Condition: Very Good


83 pages, and 14 folding Sketches at rear - complete as called for [the 14th scetch, a continuation of the 13th, is not specified on the List]. First few and final few leaves toned; binding is sound. View more info

Image for A. R. Clarke & Co. Catalogue No. 23 Fall 1907 : Gloves, Mitts, Moccasins, Leather and Sheepskin Lined Coats and Vests, Fur Coats and Robes, Leather and Cloth Caps, Sweaters, Lumbermen's Sox and Hose, etc.

A. R. Clarke & Co. Catalogue No. 23 Fall 1907 : Gloves, Mitts, Moccasins, Leather and Sheepskin Lined Coats and Vests, Fur Coats and Robes, Leather and Cloth Caps, Sweaters, Lumbermen's Sox and Hose, etc.

By: A. R. Clarke & Co.

Price: $306.25

Publisher: Toronto, R. G. McLean: 1907

Seller ID: Books011698

Condition: Very Good


68 pages. Profusely illustrated. Covers stained, some leaves with shallow dog-eared corner, staples rusted but holding fine, contents clean. View more info

Image for A. R. Clarke & Co. Catalogue No. 25 : Gloves, Mitts, Moccasins, Leather Coats, Sheepskin - Lined Coats, Mackinaw Coats, Vests, Pants, Fur Coats & Robes, Shirts, Sweaters, Jerseys, Blankets and Underwear, Leather & Cloth Caps, Lumbermen's Sox & Hose, etc.

A. R. Clarke & Co. Catalogue No. 25 : Gloves, Mitts, Moccasins, Leather Coats, Sheepskin - Lined Coats, Mackinaw Coats, Vests, Pants, Fur Coats & Robes, Shirts, Sweaters, Jerseys, Blankets and Underwear, Leather & Cloth Caps, Lumbermen's Sox & Hose, etc.

By: A. R. Clarke & Co.

Price: $243.75

Publisher: Toronto, R. G. McLean: 1908

Seller ID: Books011699

Condition: Good


96 pages. Circa 1908 based on Fall 1907 date of Catalogue 23. Profusely illustrated. Lacking covers but otherwise complete. First and final leaf a bit grubby; staples rusted but holding fine, contents clean. View more info

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Kaktus - ABC : En haandbog for fagfolk og amatorer

By: Backeberg, Curt; F. M. Knuth

Price: $468.75

Publisher: Kobenhavn, Gyldendalake Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag: 1935

Seller ID: Books012006

Condition: Very Good


432, [1] pages. Occasional pencil notation and scoring. Binding is sound. Spine is scuffed at head and titles worn. Text is in Danish. View more info

Image for Burton by Post 1970 Spring / Summer Catalogue

Burton by Post 1970 Spring / Summer Catalogue

By: Burton

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Manchester, Burton By Post: 1970

Seller ID: Books009128

Condition: Good


296 pages. Light soiling to covers, with peeling/curling to outer corners of front and shallow splitting at head and foot of spine. Nicks to fore-edge up to page 40. Binding is sound. A good example of this extensive catalogue at the end of its run. From its start in 1964 through this issue the mail-order business for Burton was not profitable and it was sold in the autumn of this year. See: Eric Sigsworth's Montague Burton: The Tailor of Taste, 146f, and a note in The Glasgow Herald: 29 July 1970, p.3. Due to size and weight shipping will be more expensive than the default in this listing: pl... View more info

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Textile World Yearbook And Catalog 1939 Seventeenth Year

By: Douglas G. Woolf, ed.

Price: $78.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1939

Seller ID: Books008737

Condition: Good


379 pages. Circular stamp of Fabrica De Samaca on front cover and on a number of pages. Offsetting to first few and final few leaves. Some headings underlined in red. Board edges rubbed, loss to spine panel at head and foot. Profusely illustrated. Binding is sound and hinges secure. Table of Contents lists 11 sections: New Equipment and Chemicals / Mill Reference Data / Chemical Tests for Textile Men / List of Associations / Statistical Data / Textile Bibliography / List of Textile Schools / Index to "Textile World" for 1938 / Catalogs of Textile Machinery, Equipment and Supplies / Cla... View more info

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Industrial Design Volume 5

By: Dreyfuss, Henry

Price: $97.50

Publisher: New York & Pasadena, Henry Dreyfuss:

Seller ID: Books009973

Condition: Very Good


Unpaged, no date. Dark brown cloth with gilt to front and spine. Spine sunned. Binding sound. Profusely illustrated with photographs. No inscriptions. View more info

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The Country Dyer's Assistant

By: Ellis, Asa Jr.

Price: $531.25

Publisher: Brookfield, MA, E. Merriam & Co.: 1798

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011565

Condition: Fair


viii, [9]-139, [4]. Full leather. Front and rear free endpaper and errata present. Binding sound but: LACKING two leaves [pp. 65-8], repair to final 4 leaves of text, final leaf of Index with loss. Contemporary ownership inscriptions front and rear; leaves toned and spotted; occasional ink (or dye) splash - in one instance [p. 96] obscuring text. Please consult photos. The first book on dying printed in North America. View more info

Image for Speedball Text Book. Poster Design Lettering for Pen and Brush [14th Edition. A Hand Book of Modern Alphabets]

Speedball Text Book. Poster Design Lettering for Pen and Brush [14th Edition. A Hand Book of Modern Alphabets]

By: George, Ross F.

Price: $81.25

Publisher: Camden, NJ, C. Howard Hunt Pen Co.: 1941

Seller ID: Books010129

Condition: Very Good


88 pages. Binding sound; no inscriptions. A very good example. View more info

Image for Fabulous Dustpan: The Story of The Hoover [association copy]

Fabulous Dustpan: The Story of The Hoover [association copy]

By: Hoover, Frank G.

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, World Publishing: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author's wife

Seller ID: Books010404

Condition: Very Good


250 pages. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To - and - / Compliments of Edna S. Hoover". Frank Hoover died shortly before the publication of this book; Edna was his wife. faint cup ring to front board; offsetting to endpapers. Binding is sound. View more info

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Design of Roof Trusses and Mill Buildings [ITC number 273]

By: I.C.S. Staff

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1907

Seller ID: Books010397

Condition: Very Good


v, 87, 60 pages. Copyright 1907, this is a later issue of unspecified date. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. View more info

Image for Roof-Truss Design Part I and II [Two volumes: ITC number 301, 302]

Roof-Truss Design Part I and II [Two volumes: ITC number 301, 302]

By: I.C.S. Staff

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1905

Seller ID: Books011869

Condition: Very Good


iv, 125; 50 pages, with folding plates. Copyright 1905, these are later issues of unspecified date. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Light foxing to title page of Part 2; boards bowed; bindings secure. View more info

Image for Columns and Struts [ITC number 294]

Columns and Struts [ITC number 294]

By: I.C.S. Staff

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1905

Seller ID: Books011870

Condition: Very Good


iv, 52; 78 pages. Copyright 1905, this is a later issue of unspecified date. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Parts 1 and 2 in one volume. Boards bowed; binding secure. View more info

Image for Built-In Furniture. Complete plans and instructions covering almost every conceivable application of built-in furniture....

Built-In Furniture. Complete plans and instructions covering almost every conceivable application of built-in furniture....

By: Love, Edwin M.

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Chicago, Popular Mechanics Press: 1927

Seller ID: Books011386

Condition: Very Good


198 pages. Spine faded. Personal ownership signature stamp to front pastedown and free endpaper. Lower corner of free endpaper cut away. Foxing to endpapers and fore-edge. Binding is sound. A profusely illustrated guide. View more info

Image for Common Brickwork Architectural Terra Cotta [ITC number 246]

Common Brickwork Architectural Terra Cotta [ITC number 246]

By: Lowndes, William S.; D. Knickerbacker Boyd; Charles E. White Jr.

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1920

Seller ID: Books010394

Condition: Very Good


iv, 60, 78 pages. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. View more info

Image for Harmony In Dress: Beautiful Clothes, Corsets and Dress Foundations, Silhouettes, Colors, Fabrics, Good Taste In Dress, Millinery, and Accessories, The Dressmaker and Tailor Shop, European Shops

Harmony In Dress: Beautiful Clothes, Corsets and Dress Foundations, Silhouettes, Colors, Fabrics, Good Taste In Dress, Millinery, and Accessories, The Dressmaker and Tailor Shop, European Shops

By: Picken, Mary Brooks

Price: $71.50

Publisher: Scranton, PA, Women's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1925

Seller ID: Books009638

Condition: Very Good


vi, 220, xiii pages, plus color plates. Shallow chipping to head of jacket rear panel; tanning from flaps to endpapers. A very well preserved example in scarce jacket, with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Textiles and Sewing Materials: Woman's Institute Library of Dressmaking: Textiles, Laces, Embroideries and Findings, Shopping Hints, Mending, Household Sewing Trade and Sewing Terms

Textiles and Sewing Materials: Woman's Institute Library of Dressmaking: Textiles, Laces, Embroideries and Findings, Shopping Hints, Mending, Household Sewing Trade and Sewing Terms

By: Picken, Mary Brooks

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Scranton, PA, Women's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009639

Condition: Very Good


vi, 267, xviii pages. Two short closed tears to jacket front panel.. A very well preserved example in sound binding, with no inscriptions. Volume 1, Women's Institute Library of Dressmaking View more info