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1 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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2 DANIELS, George How to Use Hand and Power Tools
New York Popular Science/Harper & Row 1978 0-06-010956-4 / 9780060109561 Second Edition, Seventh Printing Laminated Pictorial Boards Fine No Dustjacket How-to 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Popular Science Skill Book. Complete, clear, word-and-picture guide to using all important home workshop tools. 160pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with an 'as new' appearance. [400g] 
Price: 6.95 USD
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3 FAWCETT, Clara Hallard On Making, Mending and Dressing Dolls
Riverdale, MD Hobby House Press 1975 0875881059 3rd Printing Printed Wraps Good VG, or Better  Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Making and repairing Dolls. Detailed instruction of dressmaking for Dolls in all historical periods. 170pp, profusely illustrated by the author. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Minor rubbing to wraps at spine. Weight, 280g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 HUFF, Darrell How to Work with Concrete and Masonry
New York Popular Science/Harper & Row 1978 0-06-011778-8 / 9780060117788 Second Edition, Ninth Printing Laminated Pictorial Boards Fine No Dustjacket How-to 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Popular Science Skill Book. 179pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with an 'as new' appearance. Weight, 450g. 
Price: 5.95 USD
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5 JAMES, George Wharton Practical Basket Making
Cambridge, MASS. J. L. Hammett Company 1916 Sixth Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles About VG  How-to 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Instruction in general basket-making. 132pp, photo illustrated, diagrams. Bright, clean interior. Previous owner's rubber stamp to tp and to rpde. Binding is tight, though there is tape to front hinge. Minor wear to green cloth. Btight gilt titles and decoration. Weight, 430g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 JOHN, Lynn Preparing Your Design for Print: How to Produce Camera-Ready Artwork
Rexdale/ON B. Mitchell/Quarto 1988 0-88-665-520X / 9780886655204 First Canadian Printing Cloth Near Fine  VG, or Better 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Reference work covering all aspects of assembling, preparing and marking up artwork for print. 143pp, profusely illustrated.  
Price: 11.50 USD
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7 KEHOE, J. Mind Power
Toronto Zoetic 1990 0969405901 / 9780969405900 Fourth Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Author Signed Copy
Book provides important techniiques in the areas of Visualization, Contemplation, Intuition, Beliefs and Imprinting, Prosperity Consciousness & Fulfilling Relationships. 143 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Signed by the author on the title page. Bright, clean and unmarked. Only defect - a light cresae to the lower corner of the front wrapper. Scan available. Weight, 233g. Many items under 500g qualify for inexpensive Lettermail Rates within Canada. Items under 250g qualify for similar rates to the USA. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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8 KERR, Alfred [Paddy] Anyone Can Paint Pictures
Newnes, London [1960] 
A Book of simplified instruction in Oils and Water-colours for the recreational painter. 1st printing, 8vo, 128pp, illustrated in b&w and in color. Hardcover in red cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. Book is clean and tight. DJ is clean and bright with ery minor edge wear. VG+/VG 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 KOREN, Leonard; GOODMAN, Peter The Haggler's Handbook: One Hour to Negotiating Power
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. W W Norton & Co Inc 1991 0393029816 / 9780393029819 First Edition Cloth About 'As New' About 'As New' Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
How to become a power negotiator. 130pp.Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 264g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 KOVEL, Ralph M.; KOVEL, Terry Kovels' Quick Tips: 799 Helpful Hints on How to Care for Your Collectibles
New York, New York, U.S.A. Crown Publishers 1995 0517883813 / 9780517883815 First Edition, First Printing Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine  Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Bob Dasher 
Book of tips on how to care for and maintain antiques and collectibles. 164pp, illustrations by Bob dasher. Near new copy - bright and fresh. Weight, 240g.  
Price: 7.50 USD
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11 LANKESTER, Edwin Half-Hours with the Microscope
London G. Arthur Pearson 1912 Third Edition Illustrated Cloth VG+  No Dustjacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A popular guide to the use of the microscope as a means of amusement and instruction. 118pp, illustrations in text, 8 b&w plates. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. Unmarked. Bright, red cloth showing no wear and no fading. Illustration of microscope to front panel. Weight, 230g.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 LOUDEN, Jennifer The Couple's Comfort Book: A Creative Guide for Renewing Passion, Pleasure & Commitment
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper 1997 0062508539 / 9780062508539 Later Printing Printed Card Wrappers Fine Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
'A wonderfuil, nurturing book for couples'. 328pp. 'As new' condition, Fine. Weight, 482g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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13 Mac DONNELL, Kevin 35mm Cameraman
London Johnsons of Hendon, Ltd. First [presumed] Printed Card Wraps Solid VG Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
How to use a 35mm camera. Undated, circa 1950s. 103pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 230g. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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14 MARSH, F. W. Get What You Want
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1948 First Edition Cloth Near Fine  Good VG, or Better Self Help 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
208pp. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Pages browning. Tight, square, sound, binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket has only very minor wear and is bright and clean. Weight, 290g.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 MORELAND, Paul A. New Course in Typewriting
Toronto Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons [Canada] 1961 Third Edition, Third Printing Cloth Very Good  4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Classic course in Typewriting, Canadian edition. xix, 131pp. Bright, clean interior. Tight binding. Only slight surface soiling to boards. Weight, 650g.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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16 PARSONS, Frank Alvah Interior Decoration: Its Principles and Practice
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran & Company 1928 Later Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Solid VG  No Dustjacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Period book on Interior Decoration first published in 1915. xiv, 284pp, photo illustrated.Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Attractive old bokplate to fpde. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no cracking. Clean cloth boards. Solid, sound copy. Weight, 970g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 PICKEN, Mary Brooks Plain Dressmaking
Scranton International Educational Publishing Co. 1922 Later Edition Printed Wraps VG+  Booklet 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences, part 201-2. Excellent period fashion/design info. 66pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, attractive copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 130g.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 PICKEN, Mary Brooks Woolen Materials and Tailored Plackets
Scranton International Educational Publishing Co. 1922 Later Edition Printed Wraps VG+  Booklet 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences, part 12. Excellent period fashion/design info. 43pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 90g.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 PIERCE, R. V. The Peoples Common Sense Medical Advisor in Plain English; or, Medicine Simplified
Buffalo, NY World's Dispensary 1887 Fifteenth Edition Blindstamped Cloth VG+  No Dustjacket Self-Help 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Popular Victorian home medical advisor. Later edition. 1008pp, illustrated. Well above average copy of a relatively common book. Book is excellent example of a Victorian, medical vade-mecum. Weight, 940g.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 RAMSAY, Vera M. Create Something Beautiful
Vancouver Author Published 1972 Revised, Second Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles Near Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Wendy & Vera Ramsay Inscribed By the Author
'A system of adjusting commercial patterns, from basic to style, with dressmaking construction details and finishes for the couturier look'. Revisedt edition. 346pp, illustrated, diagrams etc. Gift inscription in the author's hand to the htp. Very bright, clean and unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to red boards except a single chip to foot of spine. Dustjacket has a litle edge wear and a small closed tear near head of spine. Weight, 1.3kg. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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