Curio Corner Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
Browse By Category
Americana
Children
Children's
Cook Book
History
Military
Southwest
Texana
Science Fiction

View Other Categories
 
 
 
 

Home

Home

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Allen, Elaine Watkins Household Hints
Winona, MN The J. R. Watkins Company 1941 Soft Cover w/wire Spiral Very Good Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
246 pp, soft green clothcovered boards w/wire spiral w/black lettering, green dj w/wht-black lettering w/black-white-yellow illustration of J.R. Watkins plant on the inside of the dj. The book contains basement, laundry, kitchen, cooking, canning, house cleaning, garden, first aid, and miscellaneous hints. It has chapter on how to remove stains, and another on household and garden insects. dj some wrinkling to top of rear panel and small tear on bottom edge of rear panel and rubbing on the top and fore edge of the front dj panel. 
Price: 25.08 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Andrews, F. Emerson I Find Out : An Autobiography of Your Child
World Publishing Company 1946 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Doane, Pelagie 
unpaginated, blu-pink-tan-green-yel boards w/color illustrated front & rear panels of a young child, color illustrated endpapers w/overlay of father's family tree on the front pastedown and mother's family tree on the rear pastedown. This book was published for Penney's. The book is for recording events in the first five years of the young child. several small chips on the spine. 
Price: 80.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 Beecher, Catherine E. and Stowe, Harriet Beecher American Woman's Home or Principles of Domestic Science
New York, NY J. B. Ford & Company 1869 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Photos 
xii, 500 pp, 12 pp advertisments, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering w/ornate gilt decorative on the spine, beveled edges, coated endpapers. A guide to the formation and maintenance of economical, healthful, beautiful, and christian homes. Book contains working plans for buildings, scientific illustrations of the principles of physiology, ventilation, heating and other info. Front corners worn, some wear at top & bottom of spine, top edge light spattering. 
Price: 53.98 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 Belote, Julianne The Compleat American Housewife 1776 being a Collection of the most approv'd Recipes of the American Colonies
Concord, CA Nitty Gritty Productions 1974 0911954023 / 9780911954029 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Oblong 24mo - from 5" to 6" Torlucci, Craig 
183 pp, light brown SC wdraps w/black lettering w/illustrated front and back. Book contains information for the colonial wife on the Housewife's duty, cow keeping, buttermaking, and other information. Bottom front corners of some of pages have slight curl. 
Price: 16.96 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 Berenstain, Stan & Jan The Berenstains' Baby Book
New York, NY Arbor House Publishing Company 1983 0877955093 / 9780877955092 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Berenstain, Stan & Jan 
201 pp, quarterbound w/red papercovered boards w/tan cloth spine w/black letters, dj wht-red-blk w/illustrated front, dj front flap creased. The authors present irresistible, loving advice for all who are having, have had or contemplating having a baby. 
Price: 16.96 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Boykin, Edward Ghost Ship of the Confederacy
New York, NY Funk & Wagnalls Company 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair-good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos, Maps & Illustrations 
404 pp, Story of the Alabama and her Captain, Raphael Semmes. The sea raider captured, burned, or sunk 69 Northern ships. His first ship Sumter was a small passenger packet and on this he learned the way of a raider, capturing, burning, or sinking 18 Yankee merchant ships. fair-good, book has inscription written on FPD & dated July 4/57. 
Price: 38.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 Bray, S. Alice The Baby's Journal
New York Anson D. F. Randolph & Co. 1885 Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket Oblong 24mo - from 5" to 6" Lithographs by L. Prang & Co. 
40 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped red lettering on the front panel and stamped decoration in black & red on the front cover. The book was designed and compiled by S. Alice Bray. Seven full pages in sepia and gilt, with some of the following titles: Name & Born, Weighing the Baby, Oft in the Stilly Night, Learning to Walk and Puzzled. four pages after Puzzled pages are in sepia and gilt w/ a verse in sepia and w/illustration in sepia and gilt. some edge wear, poem pasted on the FPD, prev owner wrote sopen in red on ffep, water glass rings on the rear cover. 
Price: 63.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 Brown, Laurie Krasny Baby Time : A Grownup's Handbook to Use With Baby
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1989 0394894626 / 9780394894621 First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Brown, Marc Signed by Illustrator
unpaginated, glossy tan spine w/black-red lettering w/wht color illustrated front & back panels, SIGNED by the illustrator, w/pullout nursery poster, color illustrated endpapers. The book provides information on hwo babies develop and shows the reader the simple things that they can do with their baby. prev owner wrote on the ffep and on the poster. 
Price: 15.09 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 Burgess, Gelett New Goops - And How To Know Them
New York, NY New York, NY: Random House, 1951 4th Printing Hard Cover Good- No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Burgess, Gelett 
70 pp, Manual of manners for children,hints & examples for Little Ladies & Gentlemen. edges worn, corners bumped, Board of Education stamped FPD. 
Price: 40.76 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
10 Camp Fire Girls The Book of the Camp Fire Girls
New York, NY Camp Fire Girls, Inc. 1936 First Printing Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Illustrated 
247 pp, tan-brown-red SC wraps w/pattern wraparound. Book of why girls enjoy Camp Fire, belonging, special achievements, growing in Camp Fire, around the fire, fun out of doors & other info. , prev owner wrote name on ffep. 
Price: 9.31 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 Clark, Alice w/preface by Field, Mill Working Life of Women in the Seventeenth Century
New York, NY A. M. Kelley 1968 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
[8], 328 pp, green buckram boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The book investigates women's place in the economic organization of society. 
Price: 23.38 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 Cory, Steve Deck Designs: Plus Railings, Planters, Benches
Upper Saddle River, NJ Creative Homeowner 2000 1580110703 / 9781580110709 3rd Printing Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Illustrations 
192 pp, glossy green-brown color pictorial front panel and pink color pictorial rear panel. The book contains an introductory design section, giving planning and design fundamentals. Contains the best designs from four of the country's top deck designer-builders. Has special building techniques and shortcuts from the professional deck builders. Contains full-color renderings, floor plans and details of 25 decks that have actually been built. 
Price: 9.56 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
13 Dietz, Ruth M. Spanish-English Housekeeping: Espanol-InglÚs Gobierno De Casa
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1983 0890153795 / 9780890153796 2nd Printing Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Dietz, Jack 
[8], 150 pp, [2] red-white SC wraps w/white lettering & black illustration on the front panel. The book provides helpful information on how to talk your way through the house Spanish/English housekeeping. The book takes one room at a time and explains the furnishings and care pertinent to room. Through pictures and simple explanations of utensils, appliances, and accessories can serve as a reference. 
Price: 12.71 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
14 Eggan, Fred Social organization of the Western Pueblos
Chicago, IL The University of Chicago Press 1960 2nd Impression Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Map & Tables 
xvii, 373 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The study was originally presented as a doctoral thesis. The author carried out field work among the Hopi of Third Mesa. He presents the social organization of the Hopi, Hano, Zuni, Acoma, Laguna and has information on the kinship system, kinship behavior and clan system. stamped on all three edges with TxU, card holder on the FPD, remnants of adhesive on ffep, and has some underlining of text. 
Price: 7.86 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
15 Eisenberg, Eleanor The Pretty House That Found Happiness : a First Story for the Adopted Child
Austin, TX Steck-Vaughn Company 1964 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good- Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Warren, Betsy Signed by Illustrator
32 pp, green cloth covered boards w/dark green lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED by the illustrator on the title page, dj green with red-wht-black-yel wraparound illustration. The book is intended to be only the first chapter, not the whole story, of a child's adoption. Love was the inspiration for this story - the love that radiated by a very small boy and his adoptive parents and the love of his godmother. 
Price: 34.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
16 Fisher, Marian Cole Twenty Lessons in Domestic Science
n.p. Marian Cole Fisher 1916 Hard Cover Fair+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Illustrated 
108 pp, olive-blk linen boards w/orange-black deco on the front. A condensed home study course Marketing: food principals, functions of foods, methods of cooking with glossary of usal culinary terms, pronunciations and definitions, etc. Contains hints for the house-wife and don'ts for housekeepers. slight wear to the corners, missing ffep, light stain on the boards, stain at foot of the book. 
Price: 12.33 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
17 Fryer, Jane Eayre and Donnelly, Alice M. Practical Home Economics
Chicago, IL D. E. Cunningham & Company 1926 Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Illustrated 
xi, 533 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/blue lettering on front & spine and w/blu border on the front cover. The book contains 1245 scientific recipes with each planned for a family of four. It contains information on interior decorating, household management, sanitation, buying, entertaining, home budget system, dieletics, meat substitutes, proper meal for children and meter reading. It has certificate nol. 4577 vaid for one year from internation institute, departments of domestic science, home economics, and social customs for the member. Prev owner's name on ffep 
Price: 40.38 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
18 Havens, David The Woodburners Handbook: Rekindling an old Romance
Portland, ME Media House 1973 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Illustrations 
107 pp, yel-brown SC wraps w/pictorial front cover. Book about wood stoves, wood, cooking on wood stoves, how to build a simple and practical wood stove, chimneys and fireplaces. 
Price: 9.56 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
19 Hazeltine, Cheryl and Filvaroff, Joan The Central Texas Gardener
College Station, TX Texas A & M University Press 1990 0890960860 / 9780890960868 4th Printing Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Bergquist, Kate 
227 pp, wht-grn SC wraps, w/grn-yel-wht pictorial front w/wht spine w/black-green lettering. what-to-do & how-to-do book designed uniquely for Central Texas. 
Price: 9.31 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
20 Hazeltine, Cheryl and Filvaroff, Joan The Central Texas Gardener
College Station, TX Texas A & M University Press 1990 0890960860 / 9780890960868 4th Printing Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Bergquist, Kate 
227 pp, wht-grn SC wraps, w/grn-yel-wht pictorial front w/wht spine w/black-green lettering. what-to-do & how-to-do book designed uniquely for Central Texas. 
Price: 9.31 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to curobook@swbell.net
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie