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Watkins Household Hints

By: Allen, Elaine

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Winona, MN, The J. R. Watkins Company: 1941

Seller ID: 050338

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Animal Art

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 002486

ISBN: 0385242271

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, red papercovered boards. Author compiled group of fifty assorted animals to draw, w/step- by-step instructions. dj small tear on front, dj in mylar protector. View more info

Draw 50 Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1977: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018988

ISBN: 0385111347

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu boards w/silver lettering. Step-by-step insturctions for drawing different dinosaurs & other prehistoric animals. prev owner's name on FPD, slight wear on the corners. View more info

Storytelling With the Flannel Board: Book One

By: Anderson, Paul S.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, T S Denison & Company, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 21st Printing

Seller ID: 040376

ISBN: 0513001050

Condition: Very Good


270 pp, green-white stripped papercovered boards w/red-black lettering and illustrated front panel, white spine w/black lettering. The author describes how to tell a story to the children using a flannelgraph to provide visual effects to the story. The best stories for the flannel boards are thsoe that follow a repetitive refrain, those that have one major plot with no subplots, those that contain the kidn of action that can be illustrated by figures on the board. prev owner's name and address on the FPD. View more info

All About Me!

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh and Anglund-Nellen, Emily

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Scholastic Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 050158

ISBN: 0590338099

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, glossy light blu-yellow boards w/color illustrated front & rear panels, w/blue endpapers w/yellow stars. The author has written a book where the reader can fill in the blank lines to provide information about themselves. some of the blanks had been filled in by the previous owner but erased by them. View more info

Wrought Iron : It's Manufacture, Characteristics and Applications

By: Aston, James and Story, Edward B.

Price: $19.55

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, A. M. Byers Company: 1950

Edition: 2nd edition, 7th Printing

Seller ID: 040123

Condition: Very Good+


vi, 97 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/yel lettering, dj yel-blu w/black illustrations on the front panel. The book is a source of up-to-date information on wrought iron for those interested in material selection. It contains information on wrought iron manufacture prior to 1850, present day method of manufacturing, specifications and testing, characteristics, forging & bending, welding View more info

The Art of Blacksmithing

By: Bealer, Alex W.

Price: $11.69

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Book Sales: 1995

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 038608

ISBN: 0785803955

Condition: Very Good


(10), 438 pp, quarterbound w/light tan boards w/dark blu spine w/gilt lettering, dj glossy wht w/green borders w/red-black lettering w/illustrations in black on front & rear panels. The book describes and illustrates the equipment and techniques developed in more than six thousand years of working iron by hand. prev owner's name on ffep. View more info

The American Boy's Handy Book

By: Beard, D. C. w/foreword by Perrin, Noel

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine - Publisher: 2004

Edition: 34th Printing

Seller ID: 038477

ISBN: 0879234490

Condition: Near Fine


xxvi, 441 pp, blu-wht SC wraps w/wht-orange lettering w/illustrated front & spine. The book was a survival manual. It contained plans for 16 kinds of kites and hot-air balloons. An 1890 manual of pastimes which includes instructions for making kites, fishing poles, a blow gun, boats, and theatrical costumes, and for raising dogs, stuffing animals, stocking an aquarium, and camping. light crease on front cover. View more info

The American Girls Handy Book - How to Amuse Yourself and Others

By: Beard, Lina and Adelia B. w/foreword By Boylan, Anne M.

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine - Publisher: 2006

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller ID: 040345

ISBN: 0879236663

Condition: Near Fine


xxiv, 474 pp, red-green-wht SC wraps w/wht-red lettering w/illustrated front & spine. The book is a reprint of an end-of-century publication for young ladies instructing them in such hobbies as fancy needlework, handmade dolls, china painting, painting in oils, heraldic painting, preservation of wild flowers and many others. Reprint of 1887 edition. Vintage Americana by the beard sisters, two of the founders of Girl Scouting in the Unted States. View more info

Let's Start! Foam Art

By: Beaton, Clare

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Hertfordshire, England, Design Eye Holdings Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018941

ISBN: 1840260416

Condition: Near Fine


32 pp, purple-blu-yel-wht boards w/color pictorial front w/diecut opening in front cover to see parts, color illustrated back. Volume for children older than 36 months w/step-by-step instructions for all the projects & special pages in the pad to help with each project. They can use pre-cut shapes or cut the shapes out of the foam pad and glue to the paper. The volume is complete w/plastic shell unopened. View more info

The Junior Instructor in two Books : a Treasure House of Adventure for Boys and Girls - 2 Volume Set

By: Beecher, Faxon, Blumenstiel, Brubaker, Hamilton, Hassenstein, and Scott

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Lake Bluff, IL, The United Educators, Inc.: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050282

Condition: Very Good-


448 pp, green embossed clothcovered boards - Book 1, yellow embossed clothcovered boards -Book 2, brown endpapers w/color illustrations. The books are a treasure house of beneficial experiences for the young child & limitless source of ideas in directing his interests. The books are designed to serve the child in his early years to help him in his experiences and environment. It has sections on Animals, arithmetic, art, attitudes toward family, learing, work, character education, bird friends, children, community helpers, creative dramatics & handwork, folklore, games, music & rhythms, plan... View more info

Original Shirley Temple Paper Dolls in Full Color

By: Boston Children's Museum

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Mineola, NY, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037783

ISBN: 0486254615

Condition: Near Fine


14 plates, light orange-green-red-blu SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. The full-color figures and costumes reproduced in this collection appeared in the very first Shirley Temple paper-doll book published in 1934 by Saalfield Publishing Company. This volume contains foru dolls and 30 csotumes. View more info

Briggs & Co's Patent Transferring Papers

By: Briggs & Co., Illustrated

Price: $46.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Briggs & Co.:

Seller ID: 027060

Condition: Fair


156 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering w/blind embossing on front & back covers. Collection of tracing designs for use with all kinds of embroidery. Village scenes were drawn by Kate Greenaway (2 pages & 6 pages). Has designs for braiding, designs for cushions, footstools, banner screens, coseys, chair seats, tidies, antimacassars, chair backs, table cloth centres & corners, brackets, aprons, pinafores, bed pockets, toilet sets, handkerchief wreaths & d'oyleys. small one half inch hole in covering of front board, some wrinkling to covers, prev owner wrote on FPD & ffep, miss... View more info

Deck Designs: Plus Railings, Planters, Benches

By: Cory, Steve

Price: $9.56

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, Creative Homeowner: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049938

ISBN: 1580110703

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Endurance Test; or, How Clear Grit Won the Day

By: Douglas, Captain Alan

Price: $11.86

Publisher: Chicago, IL, M. A. Donahue Company: 1913

Seller ID: 005277

Condition: Good+


177 pp, blue cloth boards. Has birds of the United States is an addenda in this book. It has Boy Scout Nature Lore included in the book. Book was written by Captain Alan Douglas Scout master. extremis rubbed, prev owner wrote on ffep. View more info

More Dolly Dingle Paper Dolls

By: Drayton, Grace

Price: $11.48

Publisher: New York, NY, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 017472

ISBN: 0486238482

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blue frt cover w/color illustrations, color illustrated back, staple bindings. Full-color reproductions of 30 antique paper dolls. View more info

A Book of Pot-Pourri

By: Duff, Gail

Price: $7.44

Publisher: London, England, Merehurst Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004104

Condition: Very Good


121 pp, beige SC pictorial wraps. New and old ideas for fragrant flowers and herbs. View more info

The Complete Book of Radio Controlled Models

By: Ellis, Chris

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Chartwell Books, Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 020465

ISBN: 0785809430

Condition: Near Fine


192 pp, black papercovered boards w/gilt stamped lettering on the spine, dj red w/wht-yel lettering w/color pictorial front & back of models. A comprehensive reference book w/techniques & tips f/beginner, over 250 color photos, and tips f/building, testing & operating the models. View more info

The Pooh Party Book

By: Ellison, Virginia H. and inspired by A.A. Milne

Price: $55.25

Publisher: New York, NY, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002839

ISBN: 0525374809

Condition: Very Good+


145 pp. Novel ideas for party foods, wonderful things to make, and many exciting Pooh-inspired games to play. Has explanatory drawings. Book has 5 special Pooh Parties, one for each season of the year, & a fifth one for Eeyore's birthday. dj price clipped, dj flap creased, small closed tear front of dj. View more info

Fold a Banana and 146 other things to do when you're Bored

By: Erskine, Jim and Moran, George

Price: $6.38

Publisher: New York, NY, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 018058

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, yel boards w/black lettering, dj cream-blk w/illustrated front. Author has provided over 125 suggestions on things to do when there is nothing to do. small closed tear .5" dj front bottom, prev store stamped 4.95 1178 on ffep. View more info