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Technique in Chess (Dover Chess)

By: ABRAHAMS, Gerald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Dover Publications: 1973

Edition: New Edition of 1961

Seller ID: 1180

ISBN: 048622953X

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

A personal guide to W. (Bill) Alexander's The magic of oil Painting

By: ALEXANDER, W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Huntington Beach, CA, KOCE-TV Foundation: 1981

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 049561

Condition: Near Fine


"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. N... View more info

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The Crossword Obsession: The History and Lore of the World's Most Popular Pastime

By: AMENDE, Coral

Price: $9.00

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., Berkley Pub Group: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038941

ISBN: 042518157X

Condition: About 'As New'


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. View more info

Amaco Electric Kilns and Pottery Supplies

By: AMERICAN ART CLAY CO.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, American Art Clay Co.: 1947

Edition: M5-47-9

Seller ID: 054157

Condition: Near Fine


Retail Catalog for Pottery Supploies and Electric Kilns by AMACO. 55pp, illustrated, pricing, index. All manner of supplies - kilns, wheels, clay, glazes, underglaze colors, masks, grinders, shelves, tools etc. Bright, clean and unmarked with a sound, stapled binding. Unpacked weight, 113g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

American Model Railway Co. Catalog, C1940s

By: AMERICAN MODEL RAILROAD COMPANY

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Rochelle, NY, American Model Railroad Co.:

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 051545

Condition: About VG


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. View more info

Model Trains: February 1956

By: ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Kalmbach Publishing: 1956

Edition: Vol. 8, No. 12

Seller ID: 26527

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Model Trains: March 1956

By: ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Kalmbach Publishing: 1956

Edition: Vol. 9, No. 1

Seller ID: 26528

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Model Trains: April 1956

By: ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Kalmbach Publishing: 1956

Edition: Vol. 9, No. 2

Seller ID: 26529

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Model Trains: May 1956

By: ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Kalmbach Publishing: 1956

Edition: Vol. 9, No. 3

Seller ID: 26530

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Model Trains: February 1957

By: ANDERSON, Willard V. - Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Kalmbach Publishing: 1957

Edition: Vol. 9, No. 12

Seller ID: 26531

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Home Handicrafts, Needlework and Repairs

By: ANON

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Fleetway House:

Edition: Unstated

Seller ID: 07841

Condition: Near Fine


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! View more info

How to Make Things Electrical

By: ANON

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, U. P. C. Book Company: 1922

Edition: Edition Not Stated, But Later

Seller ID: 1383

Condition: Very Good Plus


'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.... View more info

HHome Arts - Needlecraft; November, 1938

By: ANON

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Augusta, Maine, Needlecraft Publishing Co.: 1938

Edition: Vol XXX, No 3

Seller ID: 050032

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Tiny Power; Miniature Steam Locomotives and Cars

By: ARNOLD, Chas. V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Corvallis, OR, Chas. V. Arnold: 1952

Seller ID: 24292

Condition: Good


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 catal... View more info

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The Complete book of card Games

By: ARNOLD, Peter - General Editor

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Octopus Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043635

ISBN: 0706438930

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Adventure in Chess

By: ASSIAC

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Turnstile Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14955

Condition: Good or Better


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. View more info

Islamic Textiles

By: BAKER, Patricia L.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, British Museum Pubns Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32883

ISBN: 0714125229

Condition: Fine


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.... View more info

Give Peas a Chance: Enjoying Our Natural Environment

By: BARASH, David P.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Secaucus, Carol Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 15736

ISBN: 0-8184-0549-X

Condition: Fine


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 View more info

Model Karz Magazine: Volume 1, Number 1

By: BARRIS, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Hollywood, CA, George Barris Enterprises: 1962

Edition: Vol. 1, No. 1

Seller ID: 30058

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Period ship modelling : constructional notes, with sixty-five diagrams on the making of an Elizabethan Galleon

By: BATTSON, R. K.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Watford, UK, Model & Allied Publications: 1979

Edition: Later Printing with Amendments

Seller ID: 044081

ISBN: 0852426917

Condition: VG+


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. View more info