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Alpert, Stephen P., & Lawrence E. Elman.   TOKENS AND MEDALS: A GUIDE TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND VALUES OF UNITED STATES EXONUMIA (SIGNED)  
Los Angeles: Stephen Alpert, 1992. 1st ed. 300 pages. Paperback. Signed on the title page by the author. Illustrates items in more than 65 catagories. Index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Book has no wear. Owner name embossed on one page. # E0919. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Altman, Violet and Seymour.   THE BOOK OF BUFFALO POTTERY (SIGNED)  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1969. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. History of the Larkin company (parent of Buffalo Pottery) and growth of the pottery company. Illustrated with b/w photos of hundreds of Buffalo pieces. Inscribed to previous owners and signed by both authors on the front endpaper.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, solid hinges. Sharp corners, finger soil and scuffing on boards. No dustjacket. # E0889. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
American Expeditionary Forces, Headquart.   REGULATIONS FOR MACHINE GUN COMPANIES EQUIPPED WITH HOTCHKISS MACHINE GUNS, MODEL 1914 ON TRIPOD MOUNTS, MODEL 1915, OMNIBUS TYPE  
Paris: A.E.F. Headquarters, 1917. Revised ed. 95 pages. Paperback. Volume II Materiel, No. 231. Confidential and for official use only. Translated from French Hotchkiss Machine Gun Regulations editions of 1916, revised to April 30, 1917. Dated October 5, 1917. Fourteen fold-out plates. Sewn pamphlet with rust-colored cover. Printed in Paris by Imprimerie Nationale.
VG/Wraps. Firm binding, no name or marks. Lightly scuffed at extremes, no tears or chips. # E0954. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Andrews, Nick.   DEATH BY GOLD (SIGNED)  
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2005. 1st ed. 428 pages. Paperback. 1420863932 1420863932. Semi-autobiographical novel of intrigue and the quest for gold in the Mediterranean. SIGNED by the author. Inscribed "Fair winds, following seas".
New/Wraps. new A new copy. New old stock from our archives. # 26502. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
anon, .   HISTORY OF THE 318TH INFANTRY REGIMENT OF THE 80TH DIVISION 1917 - 1919  
Richmond VA: William Byrd Press, 1919. 189 pages. Hardcover. Clear, sharp b/w photos. Drawingd scattered throughout by Henry J. Peck. Roster of officers, roster of enlisted men, casualties lists, record of operations, maps. Glossary of abbreviations. Olive green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, corners minor bent, spine ends softened. Silverfish have 'licked' light spots in the green cloth. No name or marks. # E0981. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arman, David and Linda.   ANGLO-AMERICAN CERAMICS, PART I: TRANSFER PRINTED CREAMWARE AND PEARLWARE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET 1760-1852  
Portsmouth, RI: Oakland Press, 1998. 1st ed. 263 pages. Hardcover. 091543802X 0-915438-02-X. Illustrated guide to the pots, potters, and printers of historical ceramics made in England for the American market. Bibliography. This is volume one of an intended three volume work.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0888. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Athearn, Walter Scott.   THE MASTER LIBRARY (IN 10 VOLUMES)  
Cleveland: Foundation Press, 1927. 2nd ed. Hardcover. Ten volumes in black cloth-covered boards with embossed decorations, mounted crusader in gilt on front, and gilt title on spine. Top edges gilt. B/w illustrations throughout and each volume has a color frontis. Based on King James version, and intended to help educate children in Bible studies. Bible reference index in each. Average about 400 pages each.
VG/No Jacket. Firm and straight. Owner name in My Best Book volume. Three volumes have light soil on foredge. # E0960. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Automatic Arms Division, Ordnance Depart.   MANUAL OF EQUIPMENT FOR MACHINE GUN COMPANIES: CONFIDENTIAL NO. 1040: HOTCHKISS MACHINE GUN MODEL 9114, SAINT-ETIENNE TRIPOD MODEL  
Nancy, France: American Expeditionary Forces. 59 pages. Paperback. This manual with both English and French nomenclature was published for guidance of company commanders and ordnance officers in equipping and ordering parts for Machine Gun Companies. 16 b/w plates, two are folding. Covers Hotchkiss Machine Gun Model 1914, Saint-Etienne Tripod Model 1915, Hotchkiss Tripod Model 1916, Gun Cart Model 1907, Ammunition Cart Model 1907. Dated May 1918. Brownish paper covered pamphlet with two staples. Very scarce.
VG/Wraps. Firm stapled binding, no writing or torn pages. Finger marks on back. # E0953. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bacon, Reginald.   THE DOVER PATROL 1915-1917 VOLUME I AND VOLUME II (2 VOLUMES)  
New York: George H, Doran Company, 1919. 1st ed. 716 pages. Hardcover. Two volumes in green cloth-covered boards with dull gilt titles on spines. White dustjackets with green print on front, spine, and back. British naval history of World War I in two volumes with many b/w photo plates, charts, diagrams and folding maps. Deckle edges. Scarce in dustjackets.
VG/Good+. Hinges sound, books stand square, sharp corners. Old notes about Dover monuments, Admiral Hood on front endpaper of volume 2. Old underline on three pages in volume 1. All folding parts in very nice condition. # E0883. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ball, A.   PRICE GUIDE TO POT-LIDS AND OTHER UNDERGLAZE MULTICOLOUR PRINTS ON WARE  
Woodbridge: Antique Collectors Club, 1980. Revised ed. 320 pages. Hardcover. 0902028561 0-902028-56-1. 1,000 b/w illustrations and 16 pages of color.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, straight, no wear on book, owner name embossed inside, else fine. Dustjacket scuffed at top of spine. # E0974. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ballantyne, R. M.   FIGHTING THE WHALES: OR, DOINGS AND DANGERS ON A FISHING CRUISE  
New York: Stitt Publishing Company, 1905. Reprint. 177 pages. Hardcover. Gift inscribed Christmas 1906. Cover illustrated with young man standing amidst all sorts of sporting equipment. Hocky stick, shotgun, and oar on the spine. Grey-green cloth-covered boards with black title and illustrations and red details. Uncommon from this publisher.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding and hinges firm. Corners scuffed (two of them through cloth). Spine ends have minor fray. # E0897. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Banister, Judith.   ENGLISH SILVER HALLMARKS: DEALER GUIDES  
New York: W. Foulsham, 1995. 2nd ed. 118 pages. Paperback. 0572011814 0-572-01181-4. The marks of origin on Scottish and Irish silver plate, gold, platinum, and sheffield plate from circa 1554. With 500of the more important makers marks from 1697-1900.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. # E0984. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Banks, Charles Eugene.   ARTISTIC GUIDE TO CHICAGO AND THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION  
Chicago: R.S. Peale Co., 1893. 1st ed. 419 pages. Hardcover. Gilt and black titles and decorations on grey cloth-covered boards. Fold-out bird's-eye-view of Chicago. Illustrated with b/w plates throughout the book.
Good/No Jacket. Solid binding. Corners sharp. Previous owner's name. Page edges shows previous insectsoiling. # E0874. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnes, Frank C.   CARTRIDGES OF THE WORLD  
Chicago: Follett Publishing Company, 1965. 1st ed. 346 pages. Paperback. Complete data on over 1,000 riflr, pistol, and shotgun ammunition and compoments. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photos.
VG/Wraps. Tight binding, corner crease on front, but no reader crease. Owner name embossed inside. Tanning on spine, cover and edges. # E0989. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, Stephanie.   CURSE OF THE JENRI (SIGNED)  
Createspace, 2017. 1st ed. 353 pages. Paperback. 1542830796 1542830796. Strong women dominate in this tale of myth and magic.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 35930. $15.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bass, George F.   SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS OF THE AMERICAS: A HISTORY BASED ON UNDERWATER ARCHEOLOGY  
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1988. 1st Am. ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. 050005049X 0-500-05049-X. Twelve marine archeologists describe their own pioneering work over two decades, with 376 illustrations, 80 in Color.
Near Fine/VG. No wear or marks. Dustjacket has minor scuffing top front corner and top of spine. # E0906. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baur, Wolfgang, & James Jacobs.   DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: FROSTBURN, MASTERING THE PERILS OF ICE AND SNOW  
Renton WA: Wizards of the Coast, 2004. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0786928964 0-7869-2896-4. Illustrated in color.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no name or marks. # E0965. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Benjamin, Susan.   ENGLISH ENAMEL BOXES: FROM THE EIGHTEENTH TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURIES  
New York: Viking Press, 1978. 1st Am. ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. 0670296791 0-670-29679-1. Traces the development of enameling techniques, and history of manufacter. Color images throughout.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, firm, no name or marks. Dustjacket front attatched to book with double-face tape. # E0992. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Benstead, C.R.   H.M.S. RODNEY AT SEA: BEING THE STORY OF THE SECOND COMMISSION OF HIS MAJESTY'S BATTLESHIP 'RODNEY'  
London: Methuen & Co., 1932. 1st ed. 205 pages. Hardcover. With twenty b/w illustrations. Track charts on front endpapers. Eight page list in rear of Methuen's publications current in 1932. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title on front and embossed ship on front.
VG/No Jacket. Firm, stands straight. Corners square, spine ends a little softened. # E0949. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berube, Claude, & John Rodgaard.   A CALL TO THE SEA: CAPTAIN CHARLES STEWART OF THE USS CONSTITUTION  
Washington D.C.: Potomac Books, 2005. 1st ed. 301 pages. Hardcover. 1574885189 1-57488-518-9. Biography of one of the founders of the U.S. Navy's fighting tradition. Signed with a personal note by Rodgaard. Includes other correspondence with the original owner.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, small mark on edge. # E0876. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Betts, C. Wyllys.   AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY ILLUSTRATED BY CONTEMPORARY MEDALS  
Winnipeg: Canadian Numismatic Publishing, 19. Reprint. 332 pages. Hardcover. Documents in metal, reflecting history as contemporaries saw it. This is a 1964 facsimile of the 1894 original published by Scott Stamp and Coin Company of New York. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles front and spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, owner name embossed inside. Corners sharp, scuffing along spine edges. # E1000. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bezdek, Richard H.   SWORDS AND SWORD MAKERS OF THE WAR OF 1812  
Boulder, CO: Paladin Press, 1997. 1st ed. 98 pages. Hardcover. 0873649273 0-87364-927-3. New research reveals information on major and obscure swords and sword makers of the War of 1812. More than 70 b/w photos.
VG/Fine. Damage to center top edge of textblock less than eighth inch deep, possibly from another book in shipping. No other wear or marks on book or dustjacket. # E0909. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Blackman, Raymond V.B.   JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1963-1964  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1963. 673 pages. Hardcover. Over 2,000 b/w illustrations and information covering 10,000 warships in the navies of 96 countries. Includes technical data and reference tables. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and dulled gilt title on spine. 52 pages of industrial advertisements precede the text. Large 9 x 12.75 inch format.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, straight, no marks. Very minor silverfish nibbles on filler of cloth. # E0891. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bonhams & Butterfields, .   ANTIQUE ARMS AND ARMOR AND SPORTING GOODS AUCTION CATALOGUE MONDAY JUNE 30 2003  
San Francisco: Bonhams & Butterfields, 2003. 212 pages. Paperback. Auction catalogue with hundreds of color photos and item descriptions. Swords, long guns, and handguns. Includes six-page complete list of prices realized in this auction.
Fine/Wraps. No wear. No marks. # E0994. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Borgenicht, Miriam.   EXTREME REMEDIES  
Garden City: Doubleday/ Crime Club, 1967. 1st ed. 187 pages. Hardcover.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj worn at spine tips. # B3589. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Borneman, Walter R.   1812: THE WAR THAT FORGED A NATION  
New York: HarperCollins, 2004. 1st ed. 349 pages. Hardcover. 0060531126 0-06-053112-6. B/w illustrations and maps.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on dustjacket. # E1006. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bosanquet, Henry T.A.   THE NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD  
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Offic, 1955. 1st ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. A listing of the edged weapons in the collections of the National Maritime Museum with descriptions and attributions. Essay on sword-cutlers, and a list with info on each. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt sword drawing on front and gilt title on spine. Dark blue dustjacket which retains price.
VG/Good+. Firm, straight, and square. Owner name embossed inside. Dustjacket has chips at corners and spine ends. # E0997. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bowers, Q. David.   UNITED STATES GOLD COINS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY  
Wolfeboro NH: Bowers and Merena Galleries, 1. Reprint. 415 pages. Hardcover. 0914490214 0-914490-21-4. B/w illustrations and vintage photos, 24 color plates. History of gold coinage in the U.S., beginning with the discoveries of the various gold fields. History of the mints, collecting, facsimiles of auction ads, lots of stories of collectors. Red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine. Image of 1907 Liberty Double-Eagle pasted above title on front.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Lightly scuffed at spine ends. # E0983. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brand, Christiana.   LONDON PARTICULAR  
London: Michael Joseph, 1952. 1st ed. 254 pages. Hardcover. Pages firm. Dj has piece missing near top of spine and is worn on corners. Book corners are sharp.
Good+/Fair. Inked scribble inside front board and on p.159 onto foredge. # B3610. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bureau of Naval Personnel, .   QUARTERMASTER 3 & 2 VOL. 1 NAVY TRAINING COURSES NAVPERS 10149-A (VOLUME 1 ONLY)  
Washington D.C.: usgpo, 1954. Revised ed. 453 pages. Paperback. Written as an aid to Naval personnel preparing for promotion to the rates of Quartermaster 3 or 2. Illustrated throughout, mostly b/w. Index. Navy blue card over with white title and decoration. Volume 1 only.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. # E0930. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Butler, Gwendoline.   A NAMELESS COFFIN  
New York: Walker and Company, 1967. 1st Am. ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. of spine. Not price clipped.
Good+/Fair. Clean, tight, unmarked. Pages darkening. Dj one inch piece missing top # B3548. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Camp Custer, .   PREPAREDNESS VOL. V: SIXTH CORPS AREA, CAMP CUSTER MICHIGAN 1925  
Chicago: Military Training Camps, 1925. 284 pages. Hardcover. Camp Custer annual for 1925, general history of the camps plus specific rosters of the companies of the camp. Numerous b/w photos. 256 pages plus 26 pages of advertisements.
Good+/No Jacket. Light wear. # A7003. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carlile, Bryan.   AFTER IKE: AERIAL VIEWS FROM THE NO-FLY ZONE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2009. 1st ed. 129 pages. Paperback. 1603441506 1-60344-150-6. Aerial photography of the destruction on the Texas coast, with pictures made the day after the storm. More than a hundred color photos. Essay by Andrew Sansom LIVING IN HURRICANE ALLEY. Flex cover with flaps.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, hint of shelfwear. # B9790. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carlson, Paul H., & John T. Becker.   GEORGIA O'KEEFFE IN TEXAS : A GUIDE  
Buffalo Gap: State House Press, 2012. 1st ed. 131 pages. Paperback. 1933337494 1-933337-49-4. Notes, bibliography, and index. Describes how her four years in Texas helped shape the artist's work through the rest of her long life.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0757. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chambers, Donald L.   HOW TO GOLD LEAF ANTIQUES AND OTHER ART OBJECTS  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1973. Reprint. 108 pages. Paperback. 051754217X 0-517-54217-X. Techniques explained step-by-step in text with 145 photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear or marks. Owner name embossed inside, else fine. # E0990. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chapman, Burton.   TELEPHONE ROAD, TEXAS: A HISTORY AND GUIDE TO TELEPHONE ROAD AND SOUTHEAST HOUSTON  
Friendswood, TX: Baxter Press, 2007. Reprint. 157 pages. Paperback. 1888237783 1-888237-78-3. History of the Telephone Road area, Hobby Airport, the many businesses, clubs & studios and the venerable Orange Show House that have made the area distinctive. B/w photos.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of the store. # 29192. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark (editor), William Bell.   NAVAL DOCUMENTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION VOLUME 1  
Washington D.C.: Navy Department/USGPO, 964. 1st ed. 1451 pages. Hardcover. American Theatre: Dec. 1, 1774-Sept. 2, 1775 and European Theatre: Dec. 6, 1774-Aug. 9, 1775. Letters and documents , and illustrated with charts, portraits, engravings, cartoons, ship plans, and equipment. Endpapers feature world map by Mercator's Projection. Foreword by President John F. Kennedy. Appendices, bibliography, and index. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt navy seal on front and title and ship on spine.
Good/No Jacket. Very firm and solid, corners sharp. spine has a lot of silverfishing. Bookplate inside front board. # E1001. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Collins, Andy, & David Noonan.   DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: COMPLETE WARRIOR, A PLAYER'S GUIDE TO COMBAT FOR ALL CLASSES  
Renton WA: Wizards of the Coast, 2003. Reprint. 159 pages. Hardcover. 0786928808 0-7869-2880-8. Illustrated in color.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, PON name inked in artistic manner inside front board. # E0963. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Comfort, Sim.   LORD NELSON'S SWORDS: VOLUME III OF NAVAL SWORDS AND DIRKS  
London: Sim Comfort Associates, 2014. Limited ed. 197 pages. Hardcover. 0905887107 0-905887-10-7. Signed by the author "Best Regards" on page facing the half-title, and signed again on the limitation page and numbered 6/500. Written by a collector for other collectors and museum curators with over 200 images, most in color.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0879. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Creasey, John.   THE TERROR  
New York: Walker and Company, 1966. 1st ed. 191 pages. Hardcover.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Pages darkening. Dj spine sunned. # B3584. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cultural Instituto Nacional, .   UNA CASA HABITACION DEL SIGLO XVIII EN LA CIUDAD DE MEXICO  
Mexico, D.F.: Cultural Inst. Nacional, 1939. 73 pages. Paperback. Study of a 18th century home at 18 de la Antiqu, Calle de la Monterilla in Mexico City. Illustrated with plans and drawings, 6 fold-outs, 6 tipped-in color plates of tile murals.
VG. In very nice condition in cream color wrappers. # B5798. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cutler, Carl C.   GREYHOUNDS OF THE SEA: THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN CLIPPER SHIP  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 1984. 3rd ed. 688 pages. Hardcover. 087021232X 0-87021-232-X. Eight color plates, half-tones of ship models and diagrams of sail plans and ship hulls. Also includes complete text of Five Hundred Sailing Records of American Built Ships, which was published separately in 1952. References, appendices, and index. Map endpapers.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0899. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cutler, Carl C.   QUEENS OF THE WESTERN OCEAN: THE STORY OF AMERICA'S MAIL AND PASSENGER SAILING LINES  
Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 19. Reprint. 672 pages. Hardcover. Origin and growth of the American merchant marine, and its influence on economic growth of the nation. Foreword by Chester W. Nimitz. Tan linen covered boards with gilt title in blue boxes on spine. Pictorial dustjacket in tones of blue. Harbor maps on endpapers.
VG/VG. Firm book, sharp corners, owner name embossed inside. Dustjacket has scuffing at corners and spine top, and one inch tear on back. # E0998. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
D'Olier, Franklin.   THE CAMPAIGNS OF THE PACIFIC WAR: UNITED STATES STRATEGIC BOMBING SURVEY (PACIFIC)  
Washington D.C.: Naval Analysis Division USG. 389 pages. Hardcover. Planning and actions by Japanese and American forces in the Pacific. B/w charts, tables and maps, including some folding. Four folding tables and several fold-out maps. Light seafoam blue cloth-covered boards with faded gilt titles on front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Binding and hinges very firm. Corners and spine ends have minor bumping. # E0900. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, W. Parks.   FLIGHT OF A STORMY PETREL (SIGNED)  
no place: LuLu, 2007. 1st ed. 257 pages. Hardcover. 1435704584 1435704584. Fictionalized account of the life of the author's wife's grandfather, mostly from tapes recorded by her father, Samuel Balis. Revolution, intrigue, imprisonment, escape from Siberia, eventually to the U.S.
New/New. A new book, signed by the author, a local writer. # 28942. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
DeBolt, C. Gerald.   DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN POTTERY MARKS, WHITEWARE AND PORCELAIN  
Rutland VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1988. 1st ed. 153 pages. Hardcover. 0804870276 0-8048-7027-6. 1,000 American marks drawn and described, along with lots of history of the makers. Index done in unique manner.
Near Fine/VG. Book tight, without wear. Owner name embossed inside, else Fine. Dustjacket two scuff-marks on back. # E0969. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Decker, Jesse.   DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: COMPLETE ADVENTURER, A GUIDE TO SKILLFUL CHARACTERS OF ALL CLASSES  
Renton WA: Wizards of the Coast, 2005. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0786936517 0-7869-3651-7. Illustrated in color.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, PON name inked in artistic manner inside front board. # E0961. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Department of the Army, & Department of .   CAL. .30 CARBINES M1, M1A1, M2 AND M3: TM 9-1276 AND TO 39A-5AD2  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1953. 1st ed. 178 pages. Paperback. Maintenance manual dated February 1953 for the covered weapons, used by Army and Air Force. B/w drawings and photos throughout. Stamped on cover U.S.S. Newport News Armory.
VG/Wraps. No writing, tight, square, spine a little darkened. A cut mark on back cover, but not thru. # E0950. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Department of the Army, .   FM 23-8 U.S. RIFLE 7.62-MM M14: DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY FIELD MANUAL  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1959. 71 pages. Wraps. Two spine staples, stamped on front "Marine Detachment, U.S.S. Newport News (CA148)" B/w drawings and photos throughout.
VG/Wraps. Cover tanned, no writing, some pages have water mark in lower corner. # E0952. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Department of the Army, .   FM 5-31 USE AND INSTALLATION OF BOOBYTRAPS  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1956. 180 pages. Paperback. History of boobytraps used in WW II. Principles of construction, methods of use, and procedures for detection, installation, and removal of boobytraps.
VG/Wraps. Firm stapled binding. No marks. Some surface tanning and smudges. # E0966. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dodge, Fred.   ANTIQUE TINS: IDENTIFICATION AND VALUES  
Paducah, KY: Collector Books, 1995. Reprint. 296 pages. Hardcover. 089145604X 0-89145-604-X. Illustrated with hundreds of colorful photos.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Firm and straight with sharp corners. Owner name embossed inside. # E0972. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Doolin, Kaleta.   FRITOS PIE: STORIES, RECIPES, AND MORE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2011. 1st ed. 201 pages. Paperback. 1603442561 1-60344-256-1. Written by the daughter of the inventor of the Frito Corn chip and founder of the company, Kaleta Doolin. Full of history, technology, vintage ads and recipes. B/w and color illustrations throughout. Indexed. Fun!!
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0522. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dudley, Wade G.   SPLINTERING THE WOODEN WALL: THE BRITISH BLOCKADE OF THE UNITED STATES, 1812-1815  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2003. 1st ed. 229 pages. Hardcover. 155750167X 1-55750-167-X. Analysis and reinterpretation of the British blockade of the United States during the War of 1812. With tables, charts, maps, and illustrations. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear or marks. Owner name embossed inside. # E0996. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ebeling, Richard, & Jacob Hornberger.   LIBERTY, SECURITY, AND THE WAR ON TERRORISM  
Fairfax, VA: Future of Freedom, 2003. 195 pages. Paperback. 1890687049 1-890687-04-9.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9706. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Egerton, Judy.   TURNER: THE FIGHTING TEMERAIRE (MAKING & MEANING SERIES)  
London: National Gallery Publications, 1995. 1st ed. 145 pages. Paperback. 1857090675 1-85709-067-5. This book published to accompany an exhibition at The National Gallery, London, 8 July-1 October 1995. With a technical examination of the painting by Martin Wyld and Ashok Roy. Illustrated throughout, mostly in color.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease on spine. # E0944. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farr, Roger C.   COLLECTIONS: A HARCOURT READING/LANGUAGE ARTS PROGRAM  
Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 2001. Reprint. 211 pages. Hardcover. 0153120371 0-15-312037-1. Reading, art, crafts, and activities for children in grades 1-3.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Clean, solid copy. Classroom text with book number & name, but no other markings. # E0903. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fast, Julius.   A MODEL FOR MURDER  
New York: Rinehart & Co., 1956. 1st ed. 242 pages. Hardcover. Rust colored boards with yellow title on spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Small scuffs on spine tips. Corners sharp. # B3587. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Feldbaek, Ole.   BATTLE OF COPENHAGEN 1801: NELSON AND THE DANES  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2002. 1st Am. ed. 270 pages. Hardcover. 1557504156 1-55750-415-6. Translated by Tony Wedgwood. First published in Danish 1985. Danish defender's archived material reveals their side of the battle with Horatio Nelson's fleet.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, unmarked, without wear. # E0896. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ferguson, Lavona.   PICTORIAL PRICE GUIDE ROMANCE OF COLLECTING CASE KNIVES  
Fairborn OH: author, 1976. 3rd ed. 208 pages. Paperback. Hundreds of knives pictured in b/w, tables of variations and prices. History of Case. Four pages color photos for identifying handle material.
VG/Wraps. Shows some age, but no reader crease. Tight binding, owner name embossed inside. Corners square, bruising at lower edge of back cover. # E0977. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fink, Donald G.   ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1938. 358 pages. Hardcover. Fifth impression of the first edition stated on the title page. Dark green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, owner name dated 1941 is the only mark. Straight and square withalmost no visible wear. # B8257. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flayderman, Norm.   FLAYDERMAN'S GUIDE TO ANTIQUE AMERICAN FIREARMS...AND THEIR VALUES 9TH EDITION  
Iola, WI: Gun Digest Books, 2007. 9th ed. 800 pages. Paperback. 089689455X 0-89689-455-X. 4,000 individually priced firearms, with 1,800 photos for quick reference. Covers from early 1700s to early 1900s.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0886. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flayderman, Norm.   ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF ARMS AND MILITARY GOODS  
Greenwich, CT: Norm Flayderman, 1961. Reprint. 168 pages. Hardcover. Reproduction of the catalogue published in 1864 by Schuyler, Hartley & Graham. Contains dress code for men and horses, pay tables, and organization of the military departments. Covers Army, Navy, Marines, and Revenue Cutter Service. Illustrations of most everything worn or carried by the officers and men. Commentary and publication by Norm Flayderman.
VG/Good. Book firm and straight. Owner blindstamp inside. Distjacket has small tears and chips up to 3/4 inch. # E0939. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flayderman, E. Norman.   SCRIMSHAW AND SCRIMSHANDERS: WHALES AND WHALEMEN  
New Milford CT: N. Flayderman & Co., 1973. Reprint. 307 pages. Hardcover. 0910598096 0-910598-09-6. 450 b/w photos illustrate this history of scrimshaw, the whaleman's art of carving ivory. Includes lots of whaleing lore and history, and other sailor's crafts. Bibliography, notes, and index. Grey cloth-covered boards with white titles on front and spine. Black dustjacket with color photos of scrimshaw.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked. Minor scuffing at spine foot. Dustjacket has light scuffing at spine top, corners, and places along the flap-fold. # E0928. $57.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flemming, Monika, & Peter Pommerencke.   PAPERWEIGHTS OF THE WORLD (REVISED 2ND ED.)  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1998. Revised ed. 168 pages. Boards. 0764304526 0-7643-0452-6. Revised 2nd edition, with 1998 values. Beautiful color photographs highlight the variety of glass, ceramic & sulfide paperweights. Arranged by country, then artists. B/w & color photos, index of makers.
VG/No Jacket. Owner stamp on endpaper, small rubbed stop bottom of spine. # E0917. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Foreman, Laura, & Ellen Blue Phillips.   NAPOLEON'S LOST FLEET: BONAPARTE, NELSON, AND THE BATTLE OF THE NILE  
New York: Discovery Publishing/Random, 1999. 1st ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. 1563318318 1-56331-831-8. Companion to the Discovery Channel Expedition Adventure Special. Tells the story of Admiral Lord Nelson's persuit of Napoleon's fleet to Aboukir Bay, where many ships were sunk or captured. Follow French divers as they discover the remains of Napoleon's ships, and unearth marvelous historical artifacts. Over 200 color photos, paintings, portraits, and maps.
Near Fine/VG. Tight book with no wear, no marks. Dustjacket has a half-inch tear at top back. # E0914. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Franklin, M.J.   BRITISH BISCUIT TINS 1868-1939: AN ASPECT OF DECORATIVE PACKAGING (IN SLIPCASE)  
London: New Cavendish Books, 1979. 1st ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. 0904568113 0-904568-11-3. This decorated tin ware is a great example of art in commerce. Hundreds of color photos and descriptions of tins. Landscape format in red boards with bright gilt titles and decorations on front and spine. In fine slipcase decorated in color with advertisements and labels. 13.5 inches wide by 11 inches tall.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear on book or slipcase. Embossed owner name in book. # E0918. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freeston, Ewart C.   PRISONER OF WAR SHIP MODELS 1775-1825  
London: Conway Maritime Press, 1987. Reprint. 174 pages. Hardcover. 0851774687 0-85177-468-7. Historical background on housing prisoners of war, tools and materials used in the art, and history of the models. Appendices, including a glossary and bibliography.
VG/VG. Firm and straight. Owner name embossed inside. # E0942. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gardiner, Robert.   THE LINE OF BATTLE: THE SAILING WARSHIP 1650-1840  
Edison, NJ: Chartwell Books, 2001. Reprint. 208 pages. Hardcover. 0785812679 0-7858-1267-9. Illustrated throughout with b/w drawings. Bibliography, glossary of terms and definitions, index.
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # E0921. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gardiner, Robert.   NELSON AGAINST NAPOLEON: FROM THE NILE TO COPENHAGEN, 1798-1801  
London: Caxton Editions, 2001. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. 1840673613 1-84067-361-3. 300 b/w illustrations enhance the struggle told chronologically by campaign and battle. Sources, appendices, index. Bound in pictorial boards matching the dustjacket.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Top edge of dustjacket has small mender tear, else Near Fine. # E0913. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gardner, Erle Stanley.   THE CASE OF THE STUTTERING BISHOP  
New York: Morrow, 1936. 1st ed. 276 pages. Hardcover. Perry Mason's tenth mystery. Black with red titles. This copy came out of a private lending library and has their label on FFEP. Rate on the label is a penny per day, which goes up to 3 cents a day after the first week. This label is the only library mark.
X-Lib Fair/No Jacket. Binding is firm, corners worn through to cardboard. # B6256. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Godden, Geoffrey A., & Michael Gibson.   COLLECTING LUSTREWARE  
London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1991. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 0712646825 0-7126-4682-5. Over forty color plates and b/w illustrations of over three hundred items. Bibliography and index.
Fine/Near Fine. Firm, unmarked. # E0880. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goldman, Raymond Leslie.   MURDER BEHIND THE MIKE: RUFUS REED MYSTERY  
New York: Coward-McCann, 1942. 1st ed. 273 pages. Hardcover. Mystery and suspense featuring crack newspaperman Rufus Reed.
X-Lib Good+/Good+. Binding and hinges firm. Rental library stamps and name on endpaper. Dj flaps pasted to inside of boards. # B7427. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goode, G. Brown, & Theodore Gill.   AMERICAN FISHES: A POPULAR TREATISE UPON THE GAME AND FOOD FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA  
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1903. 2nd ed. 562 pages. Hardcover. Revised and enlarged from the 1887 edition by Gill. Illustrated in b/w throughout with six color plates. Blue cloth-covered boards with black titles on front and spine.
X-Lib Good/No Jacket. Binding and hinges very firm. Pocket removed inside front board. Tape discoloration on cover boards and spine. # E0901. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Henry.   THE ALMA 1854: KNIGHT'S BATTLES FOR WARGAMERS  
New York: Hippocrene Books, 1973. 1st Am. ed. 65 pages. Hardcover. 0882542117 0-88254-211-7. Battle plans and maps.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, but spine has changed color from exposure to light. No marks. # E0936. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hart, Kim.   BEATRICE AND RAYMOND: A UNIVERSAL MESSAGES BOOK (SIGNED)  
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2012. 1st ed. Paperback. 1477249516 1477249516. A lesson in how change can make us stronger. Beautiful art work by John Garancheski.
New/Wraps. A new book signed by the author. # 33315. $16.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harvey, Mose L.   SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AS AN INSTRUMENT OF SOVIET POLICY  
Coral Gables, FL: Univ. Miami, 1972. 219 pages. Paperback. Describes through the use of Soviet documents how the disconnect between scientific research and development has resulted in extreme slowness in technology of production. This harmed productivity in the Soviet Union. An interesting Cold War study.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no reader crease. Spine faded. # B7107. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hawkins, Colin.   TAKE AWAY MONSTERS POP-UP AND ACTION BOOK  
New York: Putnam, 1984. 1st Am. ed. 10 pages. Boards. 039920962X 0-399-20962-X. All moving parts intact and working, but book has obviously been enjoyed before. No name or marks. All tips bumped.
Good+/No Jacket. # B6284. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
His Majesty's Stationery, .   BRITISH VESSELS LOST AT SEA 1914-18  
Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1979. Reprint. 220 pages. Paperback. 0850593840 0-85059-384-0. A reorint of the original official publications NAVY LOSSES and MERCHANT SHIPPING (LOSSES), which were first published in august 1919 by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London. Green card covers with french flaps.
VG/Wraps. Tight binding, owner name embossed inside. # E0971. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hunley, J.D.   THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY FOR U.S. SPACE-LAUNCH VEHICLES, 1926-1991  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2007. 1st ed. 383 pages. Hardcover. 1585445886 1-58544-588-6. Focuses on the engineering aspects of the development of the major rocket technologies.
Fine/Fine. New book. # E0659. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Irvine, Louise.   ROYAL DOULTON SERIES WARE: VOLUME 2, OLDE WORLD IMAGERY  
London: Richard Dennis, 1984. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0903685140 0-903685-14-0. History and identification guide to the patterns. Illustrated on every page in b/w. Plus 2 pages of color photos.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. We also have other volumes in this series. # E0979. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Irvine, Louise.   ROYAL DOULTON SERIES WARE: VOLUME 5, NEW DISCOVERIES  
London: Richard Dennis, 1998. 1st ed. 80 pages. Hardcover. 0903685531 0-903685-53-1. History and identification guide to the patterns. Illustrated on every page in b/w. Plus 10 pages of color photos.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. We also have other volumes in this series. # E0978. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Irvine, Louise.   ROYAL DOULTON SERIES WARE: VOLUME 4, AROUND THE WORLD FLORA AND FAUNA (SIGNED)  
London: Richard Dennis, 1988. 1st ed. 242 pages. Hardcover. 0903685213 0-903685-21-3. History and identification guide to the patterns. Illustrated on every page in b/w. Signed by the author on FFEP.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear no other marks. Spine ends a little softened. We also have volume 2 and volume 5 in this series. # E0970. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Irvine, Louise.   ROYAL DOULTON SERIES WARE: VOLUME 3, DOULTON IN THE NURSERY  
London: Richard Dennis, 1986. 1st ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. 0903685175 0-903685-17-5. History and identification guide to the patterns. Illustrated on every page in b/w. Plus 4 pages of color photos. Indexed.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. We also have other volumes in this series. # E0980. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Isaacson, Irving.   MEMOIRS OF AN AMATEUR SPY: THE STORY OF THE FIRST OSS SPY IN THE COLD WAR WITH THE RUSSIANS (SIGNED)  
Cushing, ME: Stones Point Press, 2001. 1st ed. 396 pages. Hardcover. 1882521099 1-882521-09-9. Wonderfully readable biography involving the beginning of post-war espionage in Eastern Europe. Signed on half-title page by the author. B/w photos. Blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles front and spine. Red, white, and blue dustjacket with gilt decoration.
Fine/VG. Book has no wear or marks. Dustjacket has krinkles at spine top, scuffs on two corners. # E0927. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de Alva.   ALLY OF CORTES: ACCOUNT 13: OF THE COMING OF THE SPANIARDS AND THE BEGINNING OF THE EVANGELICAL LAW  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1969. 141 pages. Hardcover. 0874040159 0-87404-015-9. The first English translation (by D.K. Ballentine) of the violent entrusion of Spain into the Indian cultures of Latin America. This taken from 'Account 13: Of the coming of the Spaniards and the beginning of evangelical law.' A bloody account of the fighting between Mexicans, native tribes and Spaniards with their recruited Indian allies. This is not your grade-school history. Hetzog design. B/w drawings and illustrations.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # A3483. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jacobs, Charles R.   THE GUN DIGEST 2ND ANNUAL EDITION  
Chicago: Klein's Sporting Goods, 1946. 1st ed. 163 pages. Paperback. Illustrated throughout with b/w drawings and photos. First post-war edition. All kinds of info for the sportsman.
VG/Wraps. Binding firm, no name or marks. Edgewear. # E0967. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, H.E.   LUGER VARIATIONS, VOLUME ONE  
Torrance, CA: Harry E. Jones, 1964. 307 pages. Hardcover. History of manufacture, details on indentification, drawings by Arnold Padilla, and b/w photos throughout. Index. Bright blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on front and spine. White dustjacket.
VG/Good. Book tight, unmarked, sharp corners. Dustjacket scuffed, dirty, chipped, and has small tears. Half-inch piece missing at spine top. # E0902. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Julian, R.W.   MEDALS OF THE UNITED STATES MINT: THE FIRST CENTURY 1792-1892  
El Cajon CA: Token and Medal Society, Inc., . 1st ed. 424 pages. Hardcover. 0918492017 0-918492-01-7. A history of medals made at the United States Mint and a catalogue with high quality photo or drawing of each known medal. Bibliography, appendix, and index of medals. Limited to 3,000 copies printed. The classic reference on early medals.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Firm, no wear or marks. # E0976. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kieffer, Chester L.   MALIGNED GENERAL: A BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS S. JESUP  
San Rafael CA: Presidio Press, 1979. 1st ed. 376 pages. Hardcover. 0891410279 0-89141-027-9. After serving in the War of 1812, and playing an important role in the development of the U.S. Army in its formative years, Jesup became a pawn in political conflict between Whigs and Democrats.
Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked book. Dustjacket has minor scuffing at corners and spine ends and a quarter-inch tear at lower back. # E1008. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kirkland, Turner.   SOUTHERN DERRINGERS OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY (1ST)  
Union City, TN: Turner Kirkland, 1967. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. First printing of Kirkland's history of Derringer makers. Undated, but per the preface, printed between 1966 and the 1972 enlarged edition. Kirkland indicates on page 8 that he printed only 1,000 of these. Printed on coated photo stock in stapled white coated card covers. B/w photos of 51 different guns, by 29 makers.
Near Fine/Wraps. Slight darkening to covers, interior is fine. # E0877. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kurtz, Bill.   SLOT MACHINES AND COIN-OP GAMES  
Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1997. Reprint. 128 pages. Hardcover. 1555217311 1-55521-731-1. A history of coin-operated amusement games used in arcades and casinos. Illustrated with over 120photos and historic sales fliers.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0975. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lale, Cissy Stewart, & Sweetie Ladd.   SWEETIE LADD'S HISTORIC FORT WORTH  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1999. 75 pages. Hardcover. 0875651968 0-87565-196-8. Contains twenty-eight paintings from Ladd's Landmark Series and the ten paintings of her Cries of Fort Worth Series. Sweetie Ladd painted in the folk-art style to preserve Fort Worth history and document her own memories. Her depictions of buildings and events are historically accurate. Grey cloth-covered boards with pale orange titles on front and spine. Our copies lack the dustjacket.
VG/No Jacket. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. Lacks dustjacket. # E0677. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lambert, Andrew.   WAR AT SEA IN THE AGE OF SAIL, 1650-1850  
London: Cassell & Co., 2000. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0304352462 0-304-35246-2. A history of the great sailing navies of Britain, Spain, The Dutch, French & Russia. Well illustrated with b/w drawings, lovely color paintings & color maps.Indexed. Recommended.
Near Fine/VG. Book has small remainder dot on bottom edge, else Fine. Dustjacket has slight edgewear. # E0907. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Latham, John Wilkinson.   BRITISH MILITARY SWORDS FROM 1800 TO THE PRESENT DAY  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1967. 1st Am. ed. 91 pages. Hardcover. B/w photos and drawings. A survey and identification of swords since 1800. A history and description of over a hundred sword patterns. Appendices and index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0933. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Latimer, Jon.   1812: WAR WITH AMERICA  
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007. 1st ed. 637 pages. Hardcover. 0674025849 0-674-02584-9. The first history of the War of 1812 written from a British perspective. B/w illustrations and 16 maps. Bibliography and index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1007. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Le Fevre, Peter (editors), & Richard Har.   PRECURSORS OF NELSON: BRITISH ADMIRALS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY  
Mechanicsburg PA: Stackpole, 2000. 1st Am. ed. 436 pages. Hardcover. 081172901X 0-8117-2901-X. Biographies of British admirals preceeding Nelson help illuminate the ways they laid the foundations for his success.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1002. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Le Quesne, L.P.   NELSON COMMEMORATED IN GLASS PICTURES  
Woodbridge: Antique collectors Club, 2001. 103 pages. Hardcover. 1851493964 1-85149-396-4. A catalogue of the seventy known Nelson glass pictures. Description of the process for manufacturing the pictures. Color photos throughout.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, straight, no wear. Owner name embossed inside book, else Fine. # E0973. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lewis, Berkeley R.   NOTES ON AMMUNITION OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1861-1865  
Washington D.C.: American Ordnance Associati. 1st ed. 31 pages. Paperback. Momograph in dark blue stapled wrapper with slver title. B/w drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Owner name embossed inside, else fine. # E0987. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lloyd's, .   LLOYD'S REGISTER OF AMERICAN YACHTS 1975  
New York: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1975. 1071 pages. Hardcover. Red cloth-covered boards in landscape format with gilt title on front and spine. Owner name also on front in gilt. (name also appearing in list of yacht owners) Attached by cord is clear plastic marker/header card for yacht listings. Included are first and second supplements for 1975.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, firm, unmarked. Corners sharp. Top edge has light foxing. # E0878. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mahan, Alfred Thayer.   THE INFLUENCE OF SEA POWER UPON HISTORY 1660-1805  
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1980. 1st ed. 256 pages. Hardcover. 0134645375 0-13-464537-5. Fully illustrated version of Thayer's classic work The Influence of Sea Power upon History (abridged), with introduction by Antony Preston. Maps, color and b/w illustrations throughout. Index.
VG/VG. Tight binding. Book straight with square corners. Small dents in center of front board. Dustjacket has quarter-inch mended tear at top of spine. # E0916. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marshall, Ian.   BRITISH CAPITAL SHIPS 1873-1946: A SERIES OF WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS BY IAN MARSHALL  
London: Arias, 1986. Paperback. Ten pages of text followed by color and b/w plates and notes of 56 ships. Foreword by Admiral Sir Anthony Griffin. Catalogue for a traveling exhibit organized by Oliver Swann Galleries and seen at five venues November 1986-September 1987. Pictorial front, white back and spine with title front and spine.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0929. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martin, Kenneth R.   WHALEMEN'S PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS: SELECTIONS FROM THE KENDALL WHALING MUSEUM COLLECTION  
E. Brunswick, NJ: Associated University Pres. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 087413191X 0-87413-191-X. Art selected from the museum's collection od logbooks, sketchbooks, and journals. Four pages of color plates, and hundreds of b/w images. Biographical notes on the artists, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/VG. No wear or marks in book. Dustjacket has minor scuffs on corners. # E0905. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martin, Kenneth R.   WHALEMEN'S PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS: SELECTIONS FROM THE KENDALL WHALING MUSEUM COLLECTION  
Sharon MA: Kendall Museum/Univ. Delaware, 19. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 087413191X 0-87413-191-X. Four pages of color plates, the rest b/w, showing drawings and paintings by shipboard workers. The images come from the museum's collection of logbooks, sketchbooks, and journals.
Near Fine/Good. Tight, straight, and unmarked. The dustjacket has wear at the spine ends and corners, a one-inch mended tear at back flap-fold. # E1009. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mejer, Anders Peter.   OMEGA LIFETIME: THE MOON EDITION ISSUE 4, 2009  
Switzerland: Omega SA, 2009. 1st ed. 154 pages. Paperback. Occasional publication of the watchmaking company, this issue celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing. Fold-out showing sequence of the moon flight on one side and the stacked stages of the launch rockets, command module, and lunar module on the other side.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no marks. # E0875. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miles, Alfred H.   FIVE HUNDRED FASCINATING ANIMAL STORIES PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH COLORED PLATES.  
New York: Christian Herald, 1907. Reprint. 385 pages. Hardcover. Twenty color plates all in place. Illustrating the nature, habits, manners, and customs of animals, birds, fishes, reptiles, insects, etc. Dark green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles front and spine. Paste-on color illustration of a leopard on front. Gilt top edge. Index. Originally published by Dodd, Mead in 1895 as Natural History in Anecdote.
Good+/No Jacket. Hinges and binding firm, unmarked. Corners and spine tips softened. Otherwise a very handsome volume. # E0872. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mitchell, C. Bradford (Editor), & Kennet.   MERCHANT STEAM VESSELS OF THE UNITED STATES 1790-1868: THE LYTLE-HOLDCAMPER LIST  
Staten Island NY: Steamship Historical Socie. 2nd ed. 322 pages. Hardcover. Initially compiled by William M. Lytle and Forrest R. Holdcamper from official Merchant Marine documents of the U.S. and other sources.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, name and date on front endpaper. # E0895. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
National Geographic, .   AMERICA'S WONDERLANDS & AMERICA'S HISTORYLANDS 2 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE  
New York: national Geographic, 1967. 2nd ed. 1100 pages. Hardcover. A new enlarged edition of America's Wonderlands: The National Parks and America's Historylands: Landmarks of Liberty. Both books have hundreds of color illustrations and folded maps in rear pockets. In slipcase with a cover image on each side.
Fine/Fine. All as new...no wear, no marks. # E0893. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Naval History Division, Navy Department.   RIVERINE WARFARE: THE U.S. NAVY'S OPERATIONS ON INLAND WATERS  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1968. 1st ed. 53 pages. Paperback. Stapled booklet printed in blue-tone. Maps, drawings, and photos. Touches on operations from the American Revolution to Vietnam.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear or marks. # E0940. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Naval History Division, Navy Department.   THE TEXAS NAVY  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1968. 1st ed. 41 pages. Paperback. Discusses the critical role of seapower in world history, the Texas navy in the Revolution and Republic, and U.S. ships related to Texas. Info on Admiral Chester Nimitz. Maps, drawing, photos, and text all printed in blue ink.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Staple holes near top edge of front cover, else Fine. # E0941. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Navarro, Jose Antonio, & David McDonald .   DEFENDING MEXICAN VALOR IN TEXAS: JOSE ANTONIO NAVARRO'S HISTORICAL WRITINGS, 1852-1857  
Abilene: State House Press, 1995. Reprint. 127 pages. Paperback. 1933337249 1-933337-24-9. One of the most influential of the founding fathers of Texas, Navarro penned his narratives 1853-1857. They constitute the first Tejano publication of Texas history.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, lower corner of back cover creased. # E0777. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Neumann, George C.   SWORDS & BLADES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION  
Texarkana, TX: Rebel Publishing Co., Inc., 1. 3rd ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0960566694 0-9605666-9-4. Drawings by George C. Woodbridge and b/w photos throughout. Glossary of terms, illustrated nomenclature summary, bibliography, and index. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine. White color illustrated dustjacket.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, sharp corners. Dustjacket has several tiny mended tears along bottom edge. # E0926. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Noonan, David.   DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: PLAYERS HANDBOOK II  
Renton WA: Wizards of the Coast, 2004. 1st ed. 191 pages. Hardcover. 0786939184 0-7869-3918-4. Illustrated in color.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, PON name inked in artistic manner inside front board. # E0959. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Oates (ed.), Stephen B.   THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS  
Palo Alto: American West Publ, 1968. 80 pages. Paperback. A gallery of men and events, 1806-1848. A joint publication of American West and Texas State Historical Association. Articles by noted Texas historians and folklorists.
Near Fine/Wraps. A little warped from improper storage. # B0639. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parkes (editor), Oscar, & Francis E McMu.   JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1924: A REPRINT OF THE 1924 EDITION OF FIGHTING SHIPS FOUNDED BY FRED T. JANE  
New York: Arco Publishing, 1970. Reprint. 424 pages. Hardcover. 0668033290 0-668-03329-0. 55 pages of advertisements of suppliers and builders in the nautical industries worldwide. Photos, silhouettes, and info on the naval ships of 37 nations. Index of advertisers, index of named ships. Landscape format.
Good/VG. Strong hinges, firm binding. Owner name embossed inside. Boards silverfished. Dustjacket has no chips or tears. # E0982. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peirce, A.C.   A MAN FROM CORPUS CHRISTI  
Fulton, TX: Copano Bay Press, 2008. 1st ed. 189 pages. Hardcover. 0976779978 0-9767799-7-8. Originally published in 1894 as The True Adventures of Two Bird Hunters and a Dog in South Texas During the Year 1887. Ten b/w illustrations.
New/New. New book. # 33720. $48.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peters, Fred J.   CLIPPER SHIP PRINTS, INCLUDING OTHER MERCHANT SAILING SHIPS: BY N. CURRIER AND CURRIER & IVES  
New York: Antique Bulletin Publishing Co, 19. 1st ed. 109 pages. Hardcover. A pictorial check list and collation with a history of each ship. All illustrations in b/w. Black cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title and ship on front, gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Hinges and all pages in fine condition. PON stamped inside front board. Corners and spine ends softened. # E0890. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peterson, Harold L.   AMERICAN KNIVES: THE FIRST HISTORY AND COLLECTORS' GUIDE  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1958. 1st ed. 178 pages. Hardcover. Hundreds of b/w photos. Appendix of makers, marks, and dealers. Index.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, no wear, owner bookplate. Dustjacket extremes have minor scuffing. # E1003. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peterson, Harold L.   THE AMERICAN SWORD 1775-1945: A SURVEY OF SWORDS WORN BY UNIFORMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE REVOLUTION TO THE CLOSE OF WWII  
Philadelphia: Ray Riling Arms Books Company,. Revised ed. 346 pages. Hardcover. A survey of the swords worn by the uniformed forces of the United States from the Revolutionto the close of World War II. A new revised edition including 60 page American Silver Mounted Swords 1700-1815 bound-in at rear. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos and drawings. Indexed. Red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt cavalry officer on front brandishing a sword and bright title on spine. Red dustjacket with white title and decoration.
VG/Fair. Book clean, tight, without wear. Dustjacket is tattered with piece missing at top of spine, tapering to front and back, chips and tears. # E0925. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peterson, Harold L.   ARMS AND ARMOR IN COLONIAL AMERICA 1526-1783  
New York: Bramhall House, 1956. Reprint. 350 pages. Hardcover. More than 300 b/w illustrations.
VG/VG. Firm binding, corners sharp, owner bookplate. Black dustjacket has light surface scuffing and moderate wear at corners and spine ends. # E0999. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peterson, Harold L.   NOTES ON ORDNANCE OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1861-1865  
Washington D.C.: American Ordnance Associati. Reprint. 20 pages. Paperback. Momograph in brick red stapled wrapper with black title. B/w drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Owner name embossed inside, else fine. July 1959. # E0988. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pinksy, Robert (translator), & Dante Ali.   INFERNO OF DANTE: A NEW VERSE TRANSLATION (PINSKY TRANLATOR, BILINGUAL ED. ENGLISH / ITALIAN)  
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000. Reprint. 355 pages. Paperback. 0374524521 0-374-52452-1.
New/Wraps. # 25360. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Poole, Jr., Robert W.   DEFENDING A FREE SOCIETY  
Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1984. 365 pages. Hardcover. 0669072400 0-669-07240-0. An examination of U.S. Defense Policy during the 1980s, with a historical look at past tactics and the need to change and adapt to different adversaries. Charts, tables, notes, sources and index.
Near Fine/VG. Previous owner name and stamp, else VG+. # B9703. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Prentice, Rina.   AUTHENTIC NELSON  
London: National Maritime Museum, 2005. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0948065621 0-948065-62-1. Investigates the dispersal of Nelson's possessions and traces their regrouping into public and private collections. The second half of the book is a catalogue of the surviving objects once owned by Nelson. Hundreds of color photos. Index.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks on book. Dustjacket has slightest scuffing on lower corners. # E0932. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Priestley, Philip T.   WATCH CASE MAKERS OF ENGLAND: A HISTORY AND REGISTER OF GOLD & SILVER WATCH CASE MAKERS OF ENGLAND, 1720-1920  
Columbia PA: NAWCC, 1994. 1st ed. 216 pages. Paperback. A supplement to the bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., Number 20, Spring 1994. With b/w photos and drawings, appendices and subject index.
VG/Wraps. Tight, straight, owner embossed mark inside. # E0947. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pugh, P.D. Gordon.   NAVAL CERAMICS  
Newport, England: The Ceramic Book Company, . 1st ed. 243 pages. Hardcover. Blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title and anchor on front, title on spine. 13 color plates in the text body, with bibliography and index, followed by 130 b/w plates. Much history on the pieces and the makers.
VG/No Jacket. Very solid binding, square and unmarked. # E0882. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rehberg, Frederick.   EMMA HAMILTON'S ATTITUDES  
Cambridge: Houghton Library, 1990. Limited ed. 17 pages. Paperback. Facsimile of Rehberg's Drawings Faithfully Copied from Nature at Naples has been made from the copy in the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts in the Houghton Library. Printed in honor of Eleanor M. Garvey on the occasion of her retirement January 1990. Two related pieces of ephemera included. Stapled pamphlet.
Fine/Wraps. no wear or marks. # E0945. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ronnberg Jr, Erik A.R.   GLOUCESTER CLIPPER FISHING SCHOONERS  
Cedarburg: Phoenix Publications, Inc., 1989. Reprint. 94 pages. Paperback. 0961502150 0-9615021-5-0. Historical notes on the Gloucester fisheries, and step-by-step instructions for building a fully-detailed model of the seiner "Smuggler" 1877. B/w drawings, bibliography.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, sticker ghost on front, owner name embossed inside. # E0948. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rothfuss, Patrick.   THE NAME OF THE WIND: THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE, DAY ONE  
New York: DAW Books, 2007. 1st ed. 662 pages. Hardcover. 075640407X 0-7564-0407-X. First novel of the author. First edition stated, and with complete number line.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, clean, straight. Dustjacket has tiny nick at top of spine. # E0991. $220.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rowe, William Hutchinson.   SHIPBUILDING DAYS IN CASCO BAY 1727-1890: BEING FOOTNOTES TO THE MARITIME HISTORY OF MAINE (1966 REPRINT)  
Freeport, ME: Bond Wheelwright Company, 1966. Reprint. 222 pages. Hardcover. A reprint of the 1929 original. Seventeen b/w illustrations. Map endpapers of Casco Bay. Green tweedcloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Brown dusdjacket with illustration of the Ship Frank Johnson.
Near Fine/VG. Book free of wear or marks. Dustjacket lightly scuffed, mostly at top of spine. # E0993. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
RW Research, Inc., .   ROSE BOOK OF BIBLE CHARTS, MAPS, AND TIME LINES  
Torrance, CA: Rose Publishing, 2005. 192 pages. Spiral Bound. 1596360224 1-59636-022-4. Full color throughout. Then and now Biblical maps. Biblical and historical timelines. Title on spine.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear or marks. # E0995. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sandburg, Carl.   ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THE PRAIRIE YEARS (VOLUME 1 AND VOLUME 2)  
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1926. Reprint. 962 pages. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on spine. Two volume set. 'A. Lincoln' blind-stamped on front covers in the manner he carved the letters in his axe-handle. Copyright 1926, this being a 1945 printing. B/w photos & drawings, indexed.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. No wear. Edges lightly tanned. A handsome set.jackets. # E0806. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schlyer, Krista.   CONTINENTAL DIVIDE: WILDLIFE, PEOPLE, AND THE BORDER WALL  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 292 pages. Paperback. 1603447431 1-60344-743-1. Impacts of US border policy on people and the environment. Unintended consequences of walls and fences in the clash between governmental law and human ethics.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, tiny bump on top edge. # E0622. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sneed, William E.   BLACK OIL CHIEF USN (SIGNED)  
Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2007. 1st ed. 356 pages. Paperback. 0595455794 0-595-45579-4. SIGNED the author. Intrigue and adventure on the high seas.
New/Wraps. New, signed. # E0531. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
St. Aubyn (editor), Fiona.   IVORY: AN INTERNATIONAL HISTORY AND ILLUSTRATED SURVEY  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1987. 1st ed. 352 pages. Hardcover. 0810911183 0-8109-1118-3. Essays on ivory by 12 experts, with a practical Guide for Collectors. 400 illustrations, 80 in color. Glossary, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book , but owner blindstamp is present. Dustjacket perfect, put in mylar when it was new. # E0935. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Starbuck, Alexander.   HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WHALE FISHERY  
New York: Castle Books, 1989. Reprint. 779 pages. Hardcover. 1555215378 1-55521-537-8. Written accounts and a 480 page table of returns of whaling vessels sailing from American ports, what happened to them and what they brought home. Index to voyages by vessel name. General index. Illustrations of whales and equipment.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. # E0934. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sue, Eugene.   THE MYSTERIES OF PARIS (3 VOLUME SET, THREE)  
New York: Peter Fenelon Collier, 1900. 1312 pages. Hardcover. With 32 illustrations by the best French artists. Dark green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Bindings tight, hinges and pages in good order, with no splits or tears. Owner name inked on FEP of each volume. Four small whitish drip spots on front of vol one. All corners sharp. Spine tips nice. # B8528. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tate, Douglas.   BIRMINGHAM GUNMAKERS  
Long Beach, CA: Safari Press, Inc., 1997. 2nd ed. 190 pages. Hardcover. 1571570551 1-57157-055-1. Overview of the Birmingham gun trade and its history, illustrated in b/w and color. Glossary and bibliography. Silver cloth-covered boards with black titles and illustration. Pictorial dustjacket.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0894. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
The American Rifleman & NRA, .   FIREARMS ASSEMBLY I: THE NRA GUIDEBOOK TO SHOULDER ARMS: AN ENLARGED EDITION OF THE NRA ILLUSTRATED FIREMARMS ASSEMBLY HANDBOOKS  
Washington, DC: NRA / National Rifle Assoc.,. Revised ed. 203 pages. Paperback. Very handly guide to common U.S. and foreign rifles and shotguns, providing exploded diagrams and parts listing for 98 models from Marlin, Mossberg, Remington, Winchester, Ruger, Savage, Weatherby, Armalite, Ballard & Higgins. B/w photos and diagrams.
VG/Wraps. Light wear, no marks. # E0908. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Toll, Ian W.   SIX FRIGATES: THE EPIC HISTORY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE U.S. NAVY  
New York: W.W. Norton, 2006. 1st ed. 560 pages. Hardcover. 0393058476 0-393-05847-6. History of the political struggle to implement an American navy, raising an industry to do the construction, and how the first ships turned the U.S. into a world power.
VG/Good+. Clean and tight. Dustjacket has corner scuffs. # E0924. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tucker, Glenn.   POLTROONS AND PATRIOTS: A POPULAR ACCOUNT OF THE WAR OF 1812 TWO VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE  
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1954. 1st ed. 812 pages. Hardcover. Two volumes in dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spines. Pictorial dustjackets. 23 b/w illustrations, 13 battle maps. Contents for both volumes in volume 1, index for both in volume 2.
VG/Good+. No wear on books, both have owner name on front endpapers. Dustjacket spines and slipcase are sunfaded. # E0884. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tudor, Wm. Tracy.   THE OLD KNIFE BOOK: A WRITTEN GUIDE AND PICTORIAL TO COLLECTING POCKET KNIVES AND THEIR VALUES  
Speedway, IN: Wm. Tracy Tudor, 1978. 311 pages. Paperback. 0891451072 0-89145-107-2. 2700 knives illustrated in b/w, with values current in 1978. Period advertisements. Uncommon.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no marks. Cover is tanned, with few finger marks. # E0885. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
U.S. Naval Institute, .   BLUEJACKETS' MANUAL, UNITED STATES NAVY 1940, TENTH EDITION  
Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 19. 10th ed. 784 pages. Hardcover. Everything a Naval recruit needed to know. Illustrated throughout with drawings and photos in b/w. Three fold-out illustrations. Only mark in book is stamped large inside front cover "Remember Pearl Harbor" in purple ink. Navy blue flex cover with dull gilt title on front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no bends or creases, front endpaper removed (probably had a name on it). Extremely minor scuffing at corners. # E0986. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
U.S. Navy, .   GUIDED MISSILEMAN 3 & 2, NAVY TRAINING COURSES NAVPERS 10153  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1958. 512 pages. Paperback. U.S. Navy textbook for crewman working with guided missiles. B/w diagrams, schematics, electronics, etc. with questions section in each chapter, some of which have answers written.
Good/Wraps. Light wear, silverfishing to spine. Writing in answers sections. # B6968. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Underhill, Harold A.   PLANK-ON-FRAME MODELS AND SCALE MASTING AND RIGGING IN 2 VOLUMES, VOLUME I AND VOLUME II  
Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson, Ltd., 1968. Reprint. 313 pages. Hardcover. Volume I Scale Hull Construction is fourth printing, 157 pages plus 7 plates, b/w photos and drawings throughout, index. Volume II Mastmaking and Rigging Sailing Models and Power Craft Hulls is third printing, 144 pages plus 5 plates, b/w photos and drawings throughout, index. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with embossed front title and bright gilt title on spine. White dustjackets with sepia illustrations on fronts. All illustrations and drawings by the author.
VG/Good. Books clean, solid, straight, with sharp corners. Dustjackets scuffed and discolored on back, chips at extremes, and 3/4 inch missing at top spine of volume I. Volume I dustjacket price-clipped. # E0898. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
War Department, .   REGULATIONS FOR THE UNIFORM OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY 1917, SPECIAL REGULATIONS NO. 41  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1917. 1st ed. 87 pages. Paperback. Exacting provisions for uniform dress of officers and enlisted men. Includes changes from the 1914 edition. Index. Stapled booklet.
VG/Wraps. Very little wear, no name or marks. Paper is lightly tanned. Some light finger smudges. # E0985. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
War Department, .   TECHNICAL MANUAL ORDNANCE MAINTENANCE-BROWNING MACHINE GUN CAL. .50, ALL TYPES TM 9-1225 C 4 APRIL 1944 CHANGES NO. 4  
Raritan Arsenal: USGPO, 1944. 104 pages. Paperback. Changes dated 6 April 1944 for maintenance on Browning .50 Cal machine guns. A War Department Technical Manual, illustrated throughout in b/w photos. Stapled booklet. Update for manual dated 15 April 1943.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no marks. Cover tanned. # E0943. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
War Department, .   TECHNICAL MANUAL TM 9-280, U.S. RIFLE, CALIBER .22, M1922, M1922MI, AND M2 (TM 9-280)  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1940. 53 pages. Paperback. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Pamphlet secured with one staple in the spine.
VG/Wraps. All pages remain firm, no marks. Some finger soil on cover. # E0951. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warren, S. Edward.   ELEMENTARY PROJECTION DRAWING, THEORY AND PRACTICE: INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE DRAWING PART III  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1890. 12th ed. 162 pages. Hardcover. Twenty-four fold-out plates, two have parts missing. Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Solid binding, owner name, no othe marks. Corners and spine ends worn. Edges darkened. # E0471. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Welch, William C.   PERENNIAL GARDEN COLOR: PERENNIALS, COTTAGE GARDENS, OLD ROSES, AND COMPANION PLANTS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2013. Reprint. 265 pages. Paperback. 160344968X 1-60344-968-X. Gardeners' guide written especially for Texas and the South to address climate issues of the region. More than 500 color photos and information on planting 125 different perennials and their companion plants. Included is commentary on histories and uses of over 100 varieties of old garden roses. Foreword by Neil Sperry. Flex binding with french-flaps.
VG/Wraps. Unsold copies with small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, just a hint of wear to spine ends and corners. # E0569. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Whitbeck, R.H.   HIGH SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY, REVISED (ORIGINAL & ILLUSTRATED 1929 ED)  
New York: Macmillan, 1929. Revised ed. 574 pages. Hardcover. World geography with b/w photos and illustrations. Includes lots of geology and natural science. Full-color maps, some double-page. Index. Green textured boards, embossed design and title on front. Bright gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, sharp corners. Very minor wear. Appears to be first printing of revised edition, dated 1929. Faded owner name stamped on edges. # E0842. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Williams, Peter.   WEDGWOOD: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE  
Radnor PA: Wallace-Homestead Book Co, 1992. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. 0870696572 0-87069-657-2. Illustrated in color throughout. Price guide and index.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. Owner name embossed inside. # E0968. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilson, R.L.   ANTIQUE ARMS ANNUAL 1971: SPONSORED BY THE TEXAS GUN COLLECTORS' ASSOCIATION, FEATURING THE JAMES S. FOWLER COLLECTION  
San Antonio: S.P. Stevens Publisher, 1971. 1st ed. 262 pages. Paperback. 5,000 copies printed. 13.5 x 10.5 inch landscape format. Color or b/w photos on every page. Advertisements for makers, dealers, and shows.
VG/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0931. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Winchester Repeating Arms, .   WINCHESTER'S REPEATING FIRE ARMS, RIFLED MUSKETS, CARBINES, HUNTING AND TARGET RIFLES, ETC. AND METALLIC CARTRIDGES OF ALL KINDS  
Jon R. Wilkinson/Chas Worman, 1966. Reprint. 64 pages. Paperback. Facsimile reprint of the Winchester Company Catalogue of May 1st, 1878. B/w illustrations throughout. Gray card cover with black titles on front, arial view of Winchester's factory on back cover.
VG/Wraps. Binding tight, no name or marks, but faint coffee spill on back and foredge. # E0955. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Women's Institute Staff, .   DESIGNING AND PLANNING CLOTHES (1925)  
Scranton, PA: Woman's Institute, 1925. 55 pages. Paperback. The principles of design illustrated and explained in their practical application to correct dress for all types. Published by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences. 1925 original stapled 8.6 x 11.25 inch magazine format.
VG/Wraps. No name or marks. Sticker remains on front cover. # E0507. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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