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BELL HANGER'S HAND-BOOK

By: BADT, F. B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Electrician Publishing Company, Chicago: 1889

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190118d


1st ed. 16mo., maroon cloth pp 105. 97 illustrations. ; endpapers printed with for other electical-apparatus (telephone, dynamos, wiring). Illustrated with numerous diagrams and engravings of batteries, coils, alarm bells, buzzers, "annunciators", burglar alarms, etc. CONDITION: Good; Text block, clean, tight and free of markings. Hinges cracked; covers good with lettering faded, wear to edges and extremities. View more info

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FARM APPLIANCES: A PRACTICAL MANUAL

By: Martin, George A. (Editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: O. Judd Co., New York: 1887

Seller ID: k190126g

Condition: Good.


1st ed. 12mo, dark green decorated cloth, titles. Nearly 250 woodcut illustrations of farming instruments. Good: front hinge cracked, otherwise the text block is near fine. Prior owner’s signature on ffep. Moderate wear to covers, spine ends rubbed. View more info

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The Complete Ladies' Guide to Crochet, Fancy Knitting, and Needlework

By: Stephens, Mrs. Ann Sophia

Price: $185.00

Publisher: NY: Garrett & Co: 1854

Seller ID: k190118e


NY: Garrett & Co., 1854. Oblong 12mo, decorative royal blue blind-stamped cloth, gilt-stamped title on upper cover and spine, blind-stamped title on lower cover. 117 pp., [2 ads], 6 fold-out color plates including frontis., b&w illus. Instructions for Anti-Macassars, Lace, knitted baskets, collars, edgings, etc. The 6 fold-out plates measure 8" x 18. CONDITION: Covers good; light wear to edges and extremities; raised elements and lettering still bright. End papers toned, some damp staining extended through ffep but not affecting the plates. Text block is very good. Clean, tight but with occa... View more info

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Catalog of "The World's Finest" Riding Equipment, Accessories, and Silver and Leather Goods from the Bohlin Shop of Edward H. Bohlin

By: [Catalog] BOHLIN, Edward H.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Edward H. Bohlin, Hollywood: 1937

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: k190121b

Condition: Good


1937 edition. First edition thus. Octavo. 232 pp. with photographic illustrations of Bohlin products on every page. Publisher's printed tan wrappers, front cover with illustration of a bucking bronco by Fed Harmant. Bohlin was born in Sweden in 1895 and ran away from home at age 15 working his way to America. Once here, he worked cattle drives around Montana before opening his first saddle shop in Cody, Wyoming where he also performed rope tricks. He tried his hand with vaudeville and met cowboy film star Tom Mix while performing at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Mix convinced Bohlin to... View more info

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Progress In Industrial Color And Protection At "A Century Of Progress"

By: [Urban, Joseph / Chicago Worlds Fair, 1933]

Price: $1,150.00

Publisher: American Asphalt Paint Company, Chicago, Illinois: 1933

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190606a

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 12" x 9-3/4" in cream pictorial stapled wrappers [16] pp. Illustrated throughout with approximately 14 large and 22 small color pochoir illustrations with gold and silver accents. For the 1933 Century of Progress exposition, the American architect/designer Joseph Urban was commissioned to create a palette of 28 colors for application to the exteriors and interiors of the buildings. The American Asphalt Paint Co. was asked to "match Mr. Urban's difficult palette" in what was "the largest single paint contract of its type ever awarded." This brochure illustrates several of the maj... View more info