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Modern Photography : an Essay on the Photographic Art, with Explanation of Apparatus

By: Carlton, W. F.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Rochester Optical Co. (5 South Water St. ): 1890

Seller ID: 25649

Condition: Near Fine

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 24 pages; Rochester Optical Co. (5 South Water St. ) Small format paperback in decorative, pictorial wraps; binding is saddle stapled. A very nicely preserved copy of this scarce early ephemeral piece issued by Carlton's Rochester Optical Co. Covers are bright and fresh with crisp edges and very neat contents. A brief history along with practical applications discussed and a sort of dictionary of terms and apparatus definitions. Followed by 5 ... View more info

Old Time Ballads and Cowboy Songs

By: Cowboy Love & Just Plain John (compilers)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NP, NP: 1935

Seller ID: 32957

Condition: Good+

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 80 pages; Circa 1935. Paperback, small format, in original title lettered covers with saddle stapled binding. 80 pp of song lyrics; no notes. Index of titles at rear. No publisher, place or date provided. Contents clean and soundly bound, though the wraps have pulled free from the binding staples and the text blcok is laid inside the covers. G+ thus. Uncommon View more info

Worldly Amusements in the Light of Scripture : Theatre Going, Dancing, Card Playing, Etc.

By: De Haan, J. ; Christian Reformed Church.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Broadway Ave. Chrisitian Reformed Church: 1937

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 32550

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages; 1937 Reprint of: Report on worldly amusements. [Grand Rapids, MI : C. R. C. ], 1928. Publisher: Broadway Ave. Chrisitian Reformed Church. Paperback in title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Covers moderately tanned at edges; just light shelf rubbing to cover edges. Expected mild toning to page stock. VG- View more info

FM 21-25: Elementary Map and Aerial Photograph Reading [With] Revision Pamphlets FM 21-25 C1, C2 and C3]

By: Department, U. S. War

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Washington D. C., Government Printing Office: 1941

Seller ID: 18180

Condition: Very Good

Basic Field Manual; Maps, folding; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 100 pages; Small format paperback in lettered card stock covers. Included are three revision booklets in saddle stapled bindings; FM 21-25 C1, C2 and C3. Mild stree to covers of the Field Manual, light rubbing and storage rub to revision booklets at edges and a University Library stamp to the center of the front cover. VG copy with several of the later revision publications. View more info

The Engle Clock; Scientifically Marvelous... Artistically Beautiful

By: Engle, S. D. and Avery Wheelock (Eds. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Finkler and Usherwood: 1932

Seller ID: 23571

Condition: Very Good

B&W Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 27 pages; [No date given] Circa 1930's (? ). Finkler and Usherwood. Slim paperback in pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. It appears the original staples were removed and replaced. Staple points on the spine covered with two small pieces of white tape, again at centerfold. Mild rust offsetting to the staple junctures in the gutters, but current staples are bright. History of the Engle Clock, its creation and inventor... View more info

Walt Whitman, a Sketch Biography Read At a Banquet Given by the Association of South Jersey Stamp Clubs, Walt Whitman Hotel, Camden, N. J. , February 20, 1940.

By: Fawcett, James Waldo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Camden, NJ, Private Printing: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 13670

Condition: Near Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; [1940] Camden, NJ. Privately printed. Slim paperback in title lettered card stock wraps; saddle staple binding. Prepared for and read at a banquet given to celebrate the issue of the 1940 "Famous American" Walt Whitman 5 cent postage stamp. Tight, sharp edged copy with expected mild toning to edges of covers and page stock. Scarce Whitman piece. NF View more info

Green's Diary Almanac, 1882 and 83

By: Green, G. G.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Woodbury, NJ, G. G. Green Laboratories: 1882

Seller ID: 23452

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Pictorial almanac for the years 1882 & 83. Bound in ornately illustrated and lettered, and vibrantly color printed covers. Patent medicine remedy testimonials and instractions on rectos with facing verso calendar and memo note pages. Original small string loop through the top spine corner has pulled through the paper leaving a small closed tear in the upper corner of the pages. Covers bright and quite attractive; contents complete. Yo... View more info

Linden Hall Polka

By: Grobe, Charles

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lee & Walker: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22565

Condition: Good+

Lithograph; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 6 pages; [No date given] Circa 1855. Large format sheet music in original illustrated wraps. A six sheet piece of music by Charles Grobe, "respectfully inscribed to the Young Ladies of Linden Hall (formerly Young Ladies Institute)." The front cover, printed in stone lithography, depicts the "rear view" of the Linden Hall grounds mid 19th entury. Music notation comnprises three sheets with no linguistic content; the... View more info

Semi-Centennial Almanac. from 1850 to 1899. Containing the State of the Weather, the Fruitfulness and Unfruitfulness of Each Season, and the Rise and Fall of the Markets for the Whole of Said Period

By: Groff, C. (Of Ohio)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1851

Seller ID: 18346

Condition: Very Good

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1851 without printer or place given. In self-wraps with title page cover and a plain blue paper spine, as published. Light soiling to cover; blue paper over spine partially split but largely intact. Contents complete, clean and well sewn. Devotes on page per year to forecasts for weather, planting and harvesting conditions, vermin and illness etc. Scarce mid 19th century almanac; only one copy found among institutional holdingings, a copy at... View more info

The Hub Almanac, 1883. The Hub and New York Coachmaker's Magazine

By: Hub Publishing Co.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, The Hub and New York Coachmaker's Magazine: 1882

Seller ID: 23451

Condition: Good+

Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; Almanac for the year 1883. In original pictorial wraps. [4] pages at fron on different yellow paper stock with publisher's catalog of works, Subscription coupons and table of contents and index to advertisers. 96 pages of useful entries on coach maintenance and service with extra information on weather, trivia, humor all related to the coach. Numerous period pictorial ads. Front cover and first several leaves have shallow in... View more info


By: McClure, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H Revell Co: 1899

Seller ID: 31831

Condition: Very Good

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 39 pages; Slim, small format HC in original patterned title lettered, paper covered boards. Snugly bound and neat; prior owner name penned to front endpage. Issued as part of "The Quiet Hour Series." VG to VG+ View more info

Hydrogeology of the Carbonate Rocks of the Lebanon Valley, Pennsylvania

By: Meisler, Harold

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Geological Survey: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18874

Condition: Very Good+

Fourth Series, Bulletin W 18; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 81 pages; Paperback and three large folding maps in publisher issued, title lettered slipcase. Small college geology department stamp to front cover of the book; no other marks or attachments. All 3 large maps present and in excellent, unused condition. Box mildly edge rubbed and bumped. Overall VG+ View more info

The Night before Christmas : [Advertising Promotion - Bedford Shoe - Lititz PA]

By: Moore, Clement Clarke & Nell Stolp Smock (Illust. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lititz PA, NA: 1950

Seller ID: 36009

Condition: Very Good

Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Circa 1950. No publisher given. A promotional advertising copy with no printing attribution. 8vo sized paperback in color pictorial wrappers with side sewn two hole silk string binding. Illustrated in color throughout by Smock. Promotional copy issued for distribution by Bedford Shoe Co in Lititz PA. Expected light toning and mild shelf soiling to covers. VG or better View more info

The Morning Chronicle. [London]: No. 14,059. May 27, 1814

By: Periodical

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, 1814

Seller ID: 32475

Condition: Very Good

Folio 13" - 23" tall; 4 pages; 1814. Single issue of the London newspaper. Nice clean copy in original form. Not disbound. Mild furring to edges. Tax stamp top front corner. VG View more info

The Morning Chronicle. [London]: No. 14,056. May 24, 1814

By: Periodical

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, 1814

Seller ID: 32476

Condition: Very Good

Folio 13" - 23" tall; 4 pages; 1814. Single issue of the London newspaper. Nice clean copy in original form. Not disbound. Mild furring to edges. Tax stamp top front corner. VG View more info

Pullman on Dress Parade; New and Improved Pullman Accomodations

By: Pullman

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Pullman: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 21509

Condition: Very Good-

Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Oblong format paperback in color illustrated wraps. Promotional booklet issued in 1948 describing and illustrating the advancements in sleeper, lounge and travel rail cars manufactured by the Pullman Company. [36] pages and printed wraps; saddle stapled binding. Profusely illustrated with color cutaways of Pullman compartments, lounge, bedroom, and observatory cars, changing and restrooms etc. Original owner had fol... View more info

"If I Forget" - A Pamphlet Giving Useful Hints and Daily Reminders of Necessary Rules, Etc. , of Which Every Nurse Has Need.

By: Rice, Edith M., R. N.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Lakeside Publishing: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16951

Condition: Very Good

32mo 4" - 5" tall; 36 pages; Small format paperback in original title lettered card stock covers. 1st edition. Saddle stapled binding. A ready reference and emergency guide for the practicing R. N. - in the 1st edition. Sound cloean copy with just light shelf rub to cover edges and expected mild toning to paper stock. Mild rust to binding staples, visible in an offset stain to the middlemost 2 or 4 pages in the fold. Quite scarce, with only one institutional li... View more info

1929 Circus Magazine and Daily Review; Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

By: Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: 1929

Seller ID: 32820

Condition: Very Good-

Photographs and ads; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 112 pages; Larger, magazine sized paperback in glossy color illustrated covers with saddle stapled binding. For the 1929 season. With articles and photographs on circus performers and acts; includes the program for the 1929 season show. Numerous photographs and ads, several color on heavier stock. Light handling rub to cover edges, expected light toning to page stock and some moderate furring to the spine edge. Light... View more info

Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of the Photographic Apparatus, Manufactured by Rochester Optical Company, W. F. Carlton, Proprietor and Manager

By: Rochester Optical Company; W. F. Carlton

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Rochester Optical Co. (5 South Water St. ): 1891

Seller ID: 25650

Condition: Very Good+

Lithographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages; May, 1891 Rochester Optical Co. (5 South Water St. ) Paperback in decorative illustrated wraps with saddle stapled binding. Rear cover advertises Carlton's "Amateur Photographer, a Complete guide" for 25 cents. A well preserved example of this scarce early catalog of view cameras and apparatus. Product pages for Rochester's Universal, Ideal, Peerless, Standard, and other models of view cameras, along with pages fo... View more info

Catalogue of the Officers and Students of the University of Tennessee , And State Agricultural College : with a Statement of the Several Courses of Instruction, 1878-79

By: University Of Tennessee (Knoxville)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee: 1879

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 32320

Condition: Very Good

Engraved frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 66 pages; The first Catalogue issued pursuant to the change of the University name from East Tennessee to University of Tennessee. In original title lettered paper covers over a string sewn binding. Generally bright and clean with just light shelf soiling to cover surfaces and mild rubbing to cover edges. Mild dogear creasing to corners of the lower cover; a mild vertical storage crease to the contents. Illustrated with an eng... View more info