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Mull Railway

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Argyll, Mull and West Highland Narrow Gauge Railway Company Limited:

Seller ID: 006763

Condition: Very Good


No date (circa 1985). The story of Scotland's first island passenger railway, a 10.25" gauge tourist attraction conceived in 1975 and officially opened in 1984. Unpaginated (16, including covers), illustrated. Light scratching, moderate general wear. View more info

Wise Birds and Clever Dogs

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton:

Seller ID: 009199

Condition: Fair


No date (circa 1880s). Nine stories of clever animals, from bulls to kittens to dogs, with a few others as well. Floral decorations on blue and red cloth, tipped-on colour illustration, unpaginated (50+), illustrated. Bumped/worn corners/spine ends, right 2/3 of front free end paper excised (presumably removing previous owner's name), a few crinkled corners, some moderate internal soil. An uncommon item. (C/MC) View more info

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MAGIC FOR THE MILLIONS, Issue Number Two (No. 2)

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, British News Agency:

Seller ID: 010462

Condition: Good


nd (ca. 1921); contains information and illustrations revealing the secrets of performing dozens of magic tricks, including illusions, stage magic, parlor magic, party stunts, sleight of hand, and more; although undated, an article makes reference to Johnny Coulon who "for several months has been interesting the French public with his remarkable demonstrations."; a little Net research unearths the fact that Coulon was in Paris in the autumn of 1920, before showin... View more info

BY SEA AND ROAD, A Play and Reading Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Brimax Books:

Seller ID: 012195

Condition: Good


No date (circa 1950s). One of the anomalies in the book world: a book meant to be destroyed. This is a cut-out book, with four pages of cars, ships, dock equipment and so on intended to be cut out and displayed on their paper bases. Inserted in the middle is a booklet entitled 'On Land and Sea,' which, in juvenile verse, offers a bit of information/entertainment about various modes of travel. Both covers feature die-cut outlines through which can be seen some of the vehi... View more info

La Merveilleuse Histoire du Chat Botte

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, Librairie Generale Canadienne:

Seller ID: 012869

Condition: Fair


No date (ca. 1940s). French-language version of the Puss In Boots adventures, told for younger readers. 24 pages, illustrated in colour. Sticker pull to top right corner of front cover, 1/2" tear to bottom spine, edgewear, 2" tear to fore-edge of page 7/8 (tape repair by previous owner), general wear. An uncommon children's title from this Quebec publisher. View more info

Mattie and the Pearl

By: Anonymous

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh & New York, T. Nelson and Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 013715

Condition: Fair to Good


An uncommon title telling the cautionary story of a young girl who gets herself into trouble and loses her friends, disappointing her parents through lies and deception. Olive cloth w/red floral decorations/lettering, 30 pages. Wear to corners/spine ends, some cover soil, internal soil, Methodist Sunday School library notation to front end paper, general wear. View more info

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ESSENTIALISM, The First Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, privately published (printed by Sanders Phillips & Co. at the Bayard Press): 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014296

Condition: Good


A very uncommon and decidedly unusual blend of philosophy and theology, explained as "the new conception of Christianity and of world religions (acceptable to this New Age) to be applied in practical form to every-day life as from this Year of Grace 1938." This "dynamic philosophy of life" was begun in 1934, but its publication delayed until a number of "eventualities--which are of major importance to the public mind on this New Year's Day 1938--were ... View more info

Wills Cricket Diary 1987-88

By: Anonymous

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Calcutta, ITC Limited/Wills: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014337

ISBN: 0 86131 837 4

Condition: Good


An unused diary w/a wealth of personal and statistical information and photographs concerning the world's best cricket players. Unpaginated. Uncommon. View more info

1986 Who's Who In Baseball

By: Anonymous

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Who's Who In Baseball Magazine:

Seller ID: sp.00021


the 71st edition of the publication, featuring the lifetime records of more than 800 players; 240 pgs., illustrated; small nick at top spine, light rubbing; View more info

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THE UNIVERSAL DREAM BOOK of Dreams and Their Interpretations

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd. No. 3: 1958

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 016461

Condition: Very Good


Dreams explained by subject, in alphabetical order. 144 pages. Light general wear. Uncommon in a jacket. View more info

The Selfish Girl; A Tale Of Truth

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Kiggins & Kellogg:

Seller ID: fic.00048

Condition: Fair to Good


No date (circa 1840s). Third Series, No. 9. A selfish young girl learns the error of her ways. "Now I hope all little girls, who read my story, will be good too, and oblige every one, and never try to please themselves at the expense of another's pleasure." (1840s, remember. Today the little wench would have an IQ that would embarrass a moron, couldn't spell selfless, and would have a starring role in some stupid reality show.) 16 pages, stitched, illustrated... View more info

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THE YOUNG MECHANIC, Containing Directions for the Use of All Kinds of Tools, and for the Construction of Steam Engines and Mechanical Models, Including the Art of Turning in Wood and Metal

By: Anonymous (Author of 'The Lathe and Its Uses,' 'The Amateur Mechanic's Workshop,' &c

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1888

Edition: American edition

Seller ID: 017926

Condition: Good


A book from Putnam's The Boy with an Idea Series, and as the title suggests, intended for young mechanics, "and many others who wish to become versed in the practical use of tools." Green cloth w/gilt illustration/black decoration/rule to front cover, gilt lettering/designs to spine, 346 pages + 16 pages of listings for other Putnam's titles, illustrated. Bumped/worn/frayed corners/spine ends, edge soil, library markings to spine, library pocket/writing to fron... View more info

A Cartoon Guide to the Battle of the Sexes

By: Anonymous (ed.)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Avon 617:

Seller ID: 008881


a collection of cartoons from a variety of practitioners of the form, all dealing in one way or another with the on-going struggle of each sex to have its way with the other; 126 pgs. + 2 pgs. of ads for other Avon titles; bottom corner torn from pg. 37/8, diagonal crease to bottom portion of back cover, slant, some edgewear; like so many of these old Avons, this one probably wouldn't endure any but the most careful of readings; View more info

PRO DIGEST 1982 PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY DIRECTORY AND RECORD BOOK, Winter 1981, Volume 2 Number 2

By: Anonymous (editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Milwaukee, DMR Publications Inc.: 1981

Seller ID: 010768

Condition: Good to Very Good


contains the personal statistics and professional record of every guy in the NHL at the beginning of the 1981 season; 144 pgs., illustrated; impressions, light tanning, moderate general wear; View more info

"ALL GAUL IS DIVIDED...", Letters from Occupied France

By: Anonymous (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Greystone Press: 1941

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 012184

Condition: Good


Foreword by Elizabeth Morrow. Red cloth, 94 pages. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, a bit of edgewear, in price-clipped dust jacket w/edgewear, light chipping to corners/spine ends, 3/4" tear to top edge of front panel, another to bottom edge of rear panel, other shorter tears, light soil. View more info

BOMBS ON BELFAST, The Blitz 1941

By: Anonymous (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Belfast, Pretani Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Pretani edition

Seller ID: 013235

Condition: Good to Very Good


A photo-facsimile edition of a title first published in 1941 by the Belfast Telegraph. The story, in pictures, of the terrible aftermath of the Luftwaffe's May, 1941 bombing of the Ulster capital. Introduction by Christopher D. McGimpsey. Unpaginated. Moderate general wear. View more info

WILLIAM PIERCE FRYE (Late a Senator from Maine), Memorial Addresses Delivered in the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States, Sixty-Second Congress

By: Anonymous (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1913

Seller ID: 013636

Condition: Good


A collection of addresses delivered by a number of Senators (Johnson and Gardner of Maine, Lodge of Massachusetts, Bacon of Georgia, Gallinger of New Hampshire, Burton of Ohio, Simmons of North Carolina, Nelson of Minnesota, and Perkins of California) and members of the House (McGillicuddy, Guernsey, Gould and Hinds of Maine, Stevens of Minnesota, and Cullop of Indiana), upon the death of Senator Frye in 1911. Also included is an account of the funeral, and tributes from... View more info

BY HIS GRACE TO HIS GLORY, 60 Years of Ministry

By: Anonymous (editor)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Toronto, Baptist Seminary and Bible College:

Seller ID: 014170

Condition: Good


A commemorative record of the (until then) sixty-year history of the Toronto Baptist Seminary and Bible College. Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 127 pages (including Appendices), illustrated. Previous owner's name on Dedication Page, in dust jacket w/small magic-markered numerals to top right portion of front panel, light edgewear. View more info

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Anonymous (editor), MEN WHO HAVE RISEN, containing Authentic and Entertaining Biographies of the Most Celebrated Inventors, Discoverers, Merchants, Mechanics, Capitalists, Scientists and Scholars.

By: Anonymous (editor), MEN WHO HAVE RISEN, containing Authentic and Entertaining Biographies of the Most Celebrated Inventors, Discoverers, Merchants, Mechanics, Capitalists, Scientists and Scholars.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, International Book Company:

Edition: No edition

Seller ID: 016439

Condition: Good


Contains chapters on George Stephenson, railway pioneer; the beginning of the Rothschild family; the rise of the Peel family; Alexander Wilson, ornithologist; Benjamin West, artist; millionaire John Jacob Astor; bookseller William Hutton; Sir John Franklin, navigator; John Frederic Oberlin, pastor; linguist Elihu Burritt; Wilhelm, the knife-grinder; geologist Hugh Miller; Linnaeus the naturalist; engineer John Smeaton; and David Rittenhouse, the mathematician. Orange cl... View more info

Get Me Cracked

By: Anonymous (editors of Cracked)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dell 3033: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011672

Condition: Very Good to Fine


reoffers stories and art which first appeared in Cracked Magazine from 1969 to 1973, featuring such artists as John Severin and Rodrigues; a competitor/clone of Mad Magazine, but as they say on the cover, "We're number two because we don't try as hard."; rubbing, impressions, moderate general wear; internally tight and clean; uncommon in this condition; View more info

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Autobiography of a Flea

By: Anonymous (Stanislas de Rhodes)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher:

Edition: First American Publication

Seller ID: 018026

Condition: Good


A classic in the field of erotica, first published in 1887, and the basis for the 1976 porno film of the same name. Although the words "First American Publication" are emblazoned across the top of the front cover, there is no publisher listed, no place, no date, or any copyright information. A bit of slant, moderate edgewear, some creasing, surface wear, light tanning. View more info

Artemas: The Second Book

By: Artemas (Anonymous)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1918

Seller ID: 010953

Condition: Very Good


political satire written as Biblical verse, and concerning itself with military matters, apparently those of World War One; an unusual item, to say the least; illustrated brown boards, 92 pgs.; gently bumped bottom spine, light scuffing, a couple of small grey splash-stains to back cover, toned/dusty edges, previous owner's name in pencil to front free end paper; View more info