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Technique in Chess (Dover Chess), ABRAHAMS, Gerald
1 ABRAHAMS, Gerald Technique in Chess (Dover Chess)
U.S.A. Dover Publications 1973 048622953X / 9780486229539 New Edition of 1961 Stiff Card Wrappers VG+ Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Explanation of the concept of technique in Chess. 215pp, index, 15pp publisher's catalog, chess diagrams. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Clean, glossy wrappers. Weight, 273g. Lettermail may apply. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 ALEXANDER, W. A personal guide to W. (Bill) Alexander's The magic of oil Painting
Huntington Beach, CA KOCE-TV Foundation 1981 Revised Edition Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine Softcover 11`` by 8.5`` 
"This revised edition features new color plates that closely match the colors of the original paintings and a redesigned, easy-to-read format. This edition also has more than twice as many black and white photographs as the original edition to illustrated more clearly the various techniques of the Alexander Method." OCLC Number: 7984836. v, 65 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding, no creases. Near New! Weight, 295g. Lettermail where permitted. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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3 AMENDE, Coral The Crossword Obsession: The History and Lore of the World's Most Popular Pastime
E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A. Berkley Pub Group 2001 042518157X / 9780425181577 First Edition, First Printing Cloth About 'As New' About 'As New' Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Enhanced by a selection of puzzles, a history of the crossword puzzle traces the origins and evolution of the modern puzzle from early word games and discusses the cluing and construction of puzzles and solving tips. viii, 369 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Epigraphs by Frances Hansen. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 580g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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4 AMERICAN MODEL RAILROAD COMPANY American Model Railway Co. Catalog, C1940s
New Rochelle, NY American Model Railroad Co. Fourth Edition Stapled Wrappers About VG Retail Trade Catalog 5.5" by 8.25" 
Retail Trade Catalog from a dealer in top-quality model railroad equipment in '0' Guage. 24pp, photo illustrated, prices. Wrappers are partly separated. Small, light stain at foot of rear wrapper. Weight, 30g. Inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates apply to most locations. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor Model Trains: April 1956
Milwaukee, WI Kalmbach Publishing 1956 Vol. 9, No. 2 Printed Wrappers Near Fine  Monthly Magazine 8.25" by 11.25" 
Single Issue of a prominent magazine for model train afficianados for April of 1956. 42pp, illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled binding. Bright, clean wrappers, undamaged and unmarked. About display quality - very bright. Weight, 105g.  
Price: 6.00 USD
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6 ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor Model Trains: February 1956
Milwaukee, WI Kalmbach Publishing 1956 Vol. 8, No. 12 Printed Wrappers Near Fine  Monthly Magazine 8.25" by 11.25" 
Single Issue of a prominent magazine for model train afficianados for February of 1956. 50pp, illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled binding. Bright, clean wrappers, undamaged and unmarked. About display quality - very bright. Weight, 115g.  
Price: 6.00 USD
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7 ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor Model Trains: February 1957
Milwaukee, WI Kalmbach Publishing 1957 Vol. 9, No. 12 Printed Wrappers Near Fine  Monthly Magazine 8.25" by 11.25" 
Single Issue of a prominent magazine for model train afficianados for February of 1957. 50pp, illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled binding. Bright, clean wrappers, undamaged and unmarked. About display quality - very bright. Weight, 110g.  
Price: 6.00 USD
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8 ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor Model Trains: March 1956
Milwaukee, WI Kalmbach Publishing 1956 Vol. 9, No. 1 Printed Wrappers Near Fine  Monthly Magazine 8.25" by 11.25" 
Single Issue of a prominent magazine for model train afficianados for March of 1956. 42pp, illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled binding. Bright, clean wrappers, undamaged and unmarked. About display quality - very bright. Weight, 100g.  
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor Model Trains: May 1956
Milwaukee, WI Kalmbach Publishing 1956 Vol. 9, No. 3 Printed Wrappers Near Fine  Monthly Magazine 8.25" by 11.25" 
Single Issue of a prominent magazine for model train afficianados for May of 1956. 42pp, illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled binding. Bright, clean wrappers, undamaged and unmarked. About display quality - very bright. Weight, 105g.  
Price: 6.00 USD
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10 ANON HHome Arts - Needlecraft; November, 1938
Augusta, Maine Needlecraft Publishing Co. 1938 Vol XXX, No 3 Stapled Wrappers Near Fine Monthly Magazine 10.25" by 13.5" John Holmgen 
Magazine for women focussing on Needlework, Handicrafts and the Home Arts. Aprons, Hostesses, Cutwork, Thanksgiving Dinner, Perfume, Household Pets, Christmas etc. Color cover art by John Holmgren of a young woman refinishing a chair. 26pp, illustrated, advertising. Clean and unmarked with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 84g. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 ANON Home Handicrafts, Needlework and Repairs
London Fleetway House Unstated Half-Leather Near Fine No Dustjacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Volume 2 of the 'Household Reference Library' a British series published in the 1930's. This volume 'stands alone' and is complete in itself. 640pp, numerous illustrations. A large compendium of old info covering many 'period' crafts and hobbies. An absolute wealth of information! 
Price: 19.95 USD
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12 ANON How to Make Things Electrical
New York U. P. C. Book Company 1922 Edition Not Stated, But Later Cloth Very Good Plus No Dustjacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
'Tells how to make all sorts of electrical appliances for pleasure or profit...'. 'New edition of a well known book...material is entirely new...articles were published originally in 'Popular Science Monthly'. xii, 427pp, profusely illustrated with diagrams, figures, photos etc, plus index of 6pp. 5" by 7". Bright, clean interior. Two old ink signatures - one at front, one at back. Otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no loosening or cracking. Clean blue cloth showing only very minor traces of wear at tips. Weight, 406g. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 ARNOLD, Chas. V. Tiny Power; Miniature Steam Locomotives and Cars
Corvallis, OR Chas. V. Arnold 1952 Stapled Wrappers Good Trade Catalog 7.5" by 9" 
Trade Catalog from a manufacture of model steam locomotives, valve engines, steam plants, boilers, steam engines etc. Commencing in the 1940s by Arnold, this Company is still in business thought under its third owners. 16pp, photo illustrated, pricing. A number of ink notes are present - we believe in Mr. Arnolds hand - altering pricing, availablity etc. Also, laid-in a single sheet, printed on both sides, of Working Steam Models. Original fold at center where the catalog was folded to be placed in the mail. Exterior is a little soiled. Weight, 38g. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Complete book of card Games, ARNOLD, Peter - General Editor
14 ARNOLD, Peter - General Editor The Complete book of card Games
London Octopus Books 1989 0706438930 / 9780706438932 First Edition Laminated Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Collection of card games illustrated with over 140 two-color diagrams. Games for 2 players, 3 players, 4 players, 5 or more players, party games, banking games and patience games [one player]. OCLC Number: 62960502. 256 p. : col. ill. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjackey - about 'as new'. Weight, 676g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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15 ASSIAC Adventure in Chess
London Turnstile Press 1951 First Edition Cloth Good or Better  Lacking Dustjacket 8" Tall 
Chess miscellany illustrated from games. 192pp, chess diagrams. Internally clean. A little browning to fore-edge. Yellow cloth boards have only mnor wear and slight grubiness. Solid copy, if not handsome. Weight, 300g.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 BAKER, Patricia L. Islamic Textiles
London British Museum Pubns Ltd 1995 0714125229 / 9780714125220 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Hardcover 28cm Tall 
History of the development of Textiles in the Islamic world. 192pp : with 76 colour and 58 b&w illustrations ; 29 cm. Unpacked weight, 1.087kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually to the USA. Questions? Quotes? - please email. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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17 BARASH, David P. Give Peas a Chance: Enjoying Our Natural Environment
Secaucus Carol Publishing 1991 0-8184-0549-X / 9780818405495 First Trade Paperback Printed Wraps Fine Trade Paperback 9" Tall 
How to find solitude in the natural environment - gardening, horseback riding, beachcombing, stargazing, birdwatching, chopping wood, backpacking etc. 251pp. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. No creasing to spine. About 'as new'. Weight, 370g 
Price: 6.95 USD
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18 BARRIS, George Model Karz Magazine: Volume 1, Number 1
North Hollywood, CA George Barris Enterprises 1962 Vol. 1, No. 1 Stapled Wrappers Near Fine Digest-sized Magazine 5.25" by 8.25" 
First issue of a small magazine by Custom Car King, George Barris, showing how to customize small, model automobiles. 'How to Kustomize Your AMT Model'. 32pp, photo illustrated.Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binidng. Weight, 50g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 BATTSON, R. K. Period ship modelling : constructional notes, with sixty-five diagrams on the making of an Elizabethan Galleon
Watford, UK Model & Allied Publications 1979 0852426917 / 9780852426913 Later Printing with Amendments Card Wrappers VG+ Softcover 19cm 
a 'MAP technical publication'. 80 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square, glued binding. Minor soiling tokl the wrappers, otherwise unused and near new. Weight, 92g. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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20 BENJAMIN, Joel; SCHILLER, Eric Unorthodox Openings
New York, New York, U.S.A. Macmillan Pub Co 1987 0020165900 / 9780020165903 First Printing Printed Wraps Very Good  Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 
A book of un-orthodox openings for chess. 154pp, chess diagrams. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding with light spine creases. Weight, 230g.  
Price: 9.50 USD
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