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101 Economies for the Motorist: with a Special Tractor Section of Interest to the Farmer

Imprint: New York, Tide Water Oil Sales Corporation, 1924
Binding: Softback

Original publisher's black, white, and orange wrapper. 5 1/8" x 7 1/4." Ninety-three pages, complete. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. This book has 101 "economies" or tips for vehicle maintenance and repair.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 019426.

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31st Congress, 1st Session. [Senate.] Miscellaneous, No. 105. Ordinance of the Convention Assembled to Form a Constitution for the States of California, in Relation to, The disposition of public lands in that State. April 22, 1850.

Original publisher's beige paper leaflet. Text printed in black ink. No date, circa 1850. Two pages (one leaf printed front and back), complete. Leaflet is virtually pristine and intact except for light age toning and slight wear along spine where it was formerly bound. A Fine copy. This is a two-page leaflet about public lands in California. The leaflet consists of propositions submitted to United States Congress by the convention assembled to form the California Constitution. There are six propositions listed. The first proposition allocates one section of land in every quarter township of the public lands be used for schools. The next proposition sets aide seventy-two sections of unappropriated lands for universities. The third proposition allocates four sections of land to be used in establishing the seat of government. The fourth proposition sells 500,000 acres of unappropriated public lands, in addition to 500,000 acres granted to new states by an 1841 act by Congress, "for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the State government and other State purposes; and five per cent. of the nett [sic] proceeds of the sale of all lands lying withing the State ... after deducting all expenses incident to the same, shall also be appropriated for the encouragement of learning." The fifth proposition establishes that at least one section of salt springs or lands reserved for the use of such springs be "used or disposed of as the legislature may direct." The last proposition establishes the duties and responsibilities of the first senators and representatives of California Congress to make or assent to future propositions and related articles of compact within the state and between California and the U.S. government.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 025963.

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31st Congress, 1st Session. [Senate.] Miscellaneous, No. 105. Ordinance of the Convention Assembled to Form a Constitution for the State of California, in Relation to, The disposition of the public lands in that State. April 22, 1850. Ordered to be printed.

Original publisher's leaflet printed in black ink on beige paper. No date, circa 1850. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4." Two pages (one leaf printed front and back), complete. There is a dampstain measuring 1" x 5" mostly limited to margins near spine, light to moderate foxing on back, a few small bumps and chips along edges and corners, a few wrinkles, and light age toning. A Good copy. This is a brief Congressional leaflet that lists six propositions that will be submitted by the convention assembled to form the California Constitution to United States Congress. The propositions dictate the use of California public lands. The first proposition grants "one section of land in every quarter township of the public lands" for the use of public schools. The second proposition sets aside "seventy-two sections of the unappropriated lands lying within this state" for the use and support of universities. The third proposition allocates "four sections of land ... from any of the unappropriated lands belonging to the United States within [California]" for the "use in establishing a seat of government, or to defray the expenses of public buildings at the same." The fourth proposition designates that 500,000 acres of unappropriated public lands and an additional 500,000 acres granted to California from an 1841 act of Congress will be used for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the "State government and other State purposes" and that 5% of the net proceeds of the sale of all California lands will be appropriated for the "encouragement of learning." The fifth proposition states that all salt springs and at least one section of the associated lands shall be used as the state legislature directs. The sixth proposition defines the duties of California senators and representatives to make or assent to similar propositions or any future changes or additions to them.. Book. Book Condition: Good. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 026021.

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55 Ways To Save Eggs

Imprint: New York, Royal Baking Powder Co, 1923
Binding: Softback

Original orange wrapper with black and white lettering and color illustrated with a cake on the front cover. 4 1/2 X 7 inches. 22 pages. Copy contains 62 recipes showing the "old way" recipe of using eggs and the "new way" without eggs using Royal Baking Powder. Recipes for cakes, muffins, breads, biscuits, cookies and pies. Both covers are lightly soiled and sun faded. Pages have light soiling on the upper corners. Text is still legible. Copy is bound by 2 staples. Staples are beginning to rust. Text is not affected. Binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018390.

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Acts of Parliament Extending the Jurisdiction of Great Britain over Certain Parts of North America. In the Senate of the United States, January 13, 1845.

Imprint: Washington, D.C., U.S. Senate, 1845

Beige-colored Senate pamphlet. 28th Congress, 2nd Session. January 13, 1845. 5 1/2" x 9." Eight pages, complete. A very clean copy. This document addresses the printing of British Parliament acts for the use of the U.S. Senate. The acts include Cap. CXXXVIII, which extended the jurisdiction of British courts in Lower and Upper Canada, and Cap. LXVI, which regulates the fur trade.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 019421.

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Agreneva Slaviansky and Her Royal Russian Choir. Dreamland Auditorium - San Francisco, Wednesday Night, March 20. Auditorium Theatre - Oakland, Monday Night, March 25.

Beige advertising brochure for performances by Agreneva Slaviansky and her Royal Russian Choir. No date, circa 1929. 6" x 9." Four pages, complete. Two black and white reprinted photographs are included that show Agreneva Slaviansky in an ornate outfit and Slaviansky and her choir, respectively. Pages are very clean and intact. Margarita Agreneva Slaviansky (1880/81-1964) was a Russian vocalist and choral conductor and daughter of Prince Dimitri (or Dmitry) Alexandrovitch Agreneff. Prince Dimitri received the honorary name of "Slaviansky" after he drafted vocalists and visited Slavic villages to learn about Slavic culture and music for the Royal Choir under the orders of the Czar of Russia. Prince Dimitri founded the Slaviansky Russian Chorus in 1858. Princess Margarita inherited her father's business and legacy after his passing in 1908.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 020019.

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Alaska and The Yukon Territory

Imprint: Chicago,, Poole Bros. Inc., 1917
Binding: Softback

Original tan wrapper with a black and white photograph of a train on the front cover, a paddle wheel ship on the back cover. 9 X 4 inches. Copy is 3 sheets folded into quarters, making 22 pages. Pages 3-20 have small black and white photographs on the bottom of each page. Pages 1-2 show a black and white photograph of Lake Atlin, pages 21-22 show a map of Alaska and the White Pass & Yukon Route across Alaska. Copy is not bound and the 3 pages are loose, however complete. Pages are clean.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 017735.

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Alaska Sea-Voyage Vacations: Yacht Party Cruises Northland Transportation Company (cover title)

Imprint: Portland, Oregon, General Steamship Corporation
Edition: 1st Edition

No date but circa 1938. One sheet, 13 1/2 x 12 inches, folded to make eight two sided panels. Photo illustrated, with information on the cruises (itineraries, fares, places to visit, maps, etc.).Printed attractively in black, orange and blue. The company's ships were the Northland, and the North Sea.. Ephemera. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 019078.

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Album von Hamburg

Imprint: Germany
Binding: Hardback

Text is in German and English. Original publisher's red cloth binding with gilt decoration and lettering on the front cover. No date, circa 1900-1910. 5 1/4" x 6 1/4." Twelve unnumbered panels, complete. The panels are part of one accordion-style leaf that folds out from the book. Black and white illustrations printed on glossy paper, complete. Panels, illustrations, and covers are very clean and intact. Covers have some edge and corner wear. The illustrations show scenic views and landmarks in and around Hamburg, Germany. Some of the illustrations are full-page, others are panoramic and take up two panels, and the rest are smaller with two per panel. Among the views are the following: "General View and the Basin of the Alster," "Alsterarcades, the Reesendamm Bridge and the Old Jungfernestieg," "Hamburger Hof," "The German Theatre," "The New Town-Hall," "The Exchange," "General Post-Office," "St. Michael's Church," "St. Nicholas's Church," "The Railroad Bridge Across the Elbe," "New Bridge over the Elbe," "Sandthorquay," "Kehrwiederfleet," "The Harbour," "'Potosi.' The Largest Sailing Vessel in the World," "'Deutschland.' Largest German Steamer," "The Zoological Garden," and "Blankenese.". Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 021899.

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Album do Rio de Janeiro: 10 Photographias; N. 3

Binding: Softback

Text in Portuguese. Original publisher's brown-gray paper wrappers with blue and yellow string binding. No date, circa 1930. 9 3/4" x 7." Each photo is 8 1/2" x 6 1/4." Ten black-and-white photographs (two are printed on one folding leaf to make one panoramic photo), complete. Photographs are virtually pristine and intact except for minuscule surface wear. Covers are clean and intact overall but have age toning, slight wear to extremities, and a few shallow surface scratches and spots of rubbing. Binding is tight. A Very Good copy. A beautiful souvenir viewbook featuring actual black-and-white photographs of scenes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nine scenes in total (two photos are stitched together to make one panoramic scene). The subjects of each photo are identified by the following printed captions: "Rio de Janeiro; Praca Marl. Floriano" [famous public square also known as Praca Floriano or Cinelandia], "O. Pao de Assucar" [cable car and Sugarloaf Mountain], "Rio de Janeiro - Praia Copacabana de Noite" [Copacabana Beach at night], "Rio de Janeiro - Vista du Pao de Assucar" [view from summit of Sugarloaf Mountain looking at the city below], "Rio de Janeiro - Praia Copacabana" [view of Copacabana Beach from a terrace of the Palace Hotel during the day], "[---?] - Brasil; Gavea" [view of a street, beach, and mountains in Rio de Janeiro's famous affluent neighborhood, Gavea], "Rio de Janeiro - A Cascatinha - Tijuca" [waterfall in Tijuca], "Rio de Janeiro - Rua Paysandu" [Paissandu Street in the neighborhoods of Flamengo and Laranjeiras], and "Rio de Janeiro - Panorama de Botafogo" [two-photo panoramic view of Botafogo neighborhood and bay].. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 025008.

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Along the Union Pacific

Imprint: Chicago, Poole Bros. Inc.
Binding: Softback

No date, but circa 1930. Color illustrated wrapper. Folded to make 66 page pamphlet. 66 pages. Detailed description of the routes from Chicago to the West Coast, including information and each major town and city, historical sights, monuments, etc. Centerpiece map. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018636.

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An Announcement Congresses, Conferences, Conventions. Panama-Pacific International Exposition. February 20 to December 4.

Imprint: San Francisco, California., Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Softback

Original tan wrapper with brown lettering on the front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 86 pages. This copy contains information for those attending the exposition. Such information is, the congress program, service the central thought, the "grouping plan", the advance survey, a summary, information on routes and rates, Panama Canal route from Atlantic, hotel reservations for 1915, climate and a list of the 822 congresses, conferences and conventions for 1915. A previous owner, using a blue pencil, marked with a check mark on 2 of the conferences, otherwise pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018067.

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An Invitation. Pomona College. Vol. XXVIII No. 5

Imprint: Claremont, Ca, Pomona College Bulletin, 1931
Binding: Softback

Original blue wrapper with white lettering on front cover. 9 X 12 inches. 64 pages. Black and white photographs on nearly every page. Contents include, a historical sketch of Pomona College, Pomona College past and present, faculty in 1930-1931, trustees, Marston quadrangle, the humanities, typical classrooms, the library, the sciences, laboratory of physics, Blanchard Park, the Frank Parkhurst Brackett Observatory, Memorial Court, the men's campus, the women's campus, the student union, the fine arts, the marine biological laboratory, the James S. Edwards retreat at Bluff Lake and more. Copy has a large fold out black and white photograph of the college with a map. A small rubbed spot on the front cover. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 017961.

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Andenken; Dresden

Imprint: Dresden, Germany, Rommler & Jonas
Binding: Hardback

Original publisher's green cloth binding with silver-foil lettering and silver-foil illustration on front cover. No lettering on spine. Contains twelve black-and-white, tipped-in photographs on beige cardboard. Small red border and copyright information in red lettering on each card. 4 1/2" x 6 1/2." Twelve black-and-white photographic souvenir cards, possibly complete. Two cards are tipped in and attached to inside of front cover. Covers are virtually pristine and intact except for a few red marks on front. Photographic souvenir cards are very clean and intact but two groupings are loose and laid in (all of the cards may have been originally tipped in and attached to the covers like the first two). Each group of card is attached along the spine in an accordion fold. Cards slightly age-toned. A Very Good copy. A souvenir album containing twelve photographs on cardboard of various locales and landmarks in Dresden, Germany. Each card has a copyright date of 1900. "Verlag v. Rommler & Jonas, K. S. Hof-Photogr., Dresden, 1900" printed on each card. Stamp on back of one of the cards (perhaps from the bookbinder or printer). Each photo has a title or caption printed in white lettering at the bottom identifying the corresponding subject. The following are the captions and brief description of each souvenir card: "Dresden" (panoramic city view), "Brulsche Terrasse" (view of buildings and stairs at Bruhl's Terrace), "Kunst-Akademie und Frauenkirche" ("Academy of Fine Arts, Frauenkirche" on River Elbe), "Landeplatz der Dampfschiffe" (perspective view of a pier and boardwalk with buildings and steamships), "Kath. Kirche u. Schloss" ("Catholic Church and Castle" in a plaza), "Konigl. Opernhaus" ("Konigliche Opera House"), "Der Zwinger" (famous Baroque building with gardens), "Frauenkirche" (Dresden's famous Lutheran church), "Altmarkt u. Kreuzkirche" (view of city square and Kreuzkirche, another one of Dresden's famous Lutheran churches), "Palais im Grossen Garten" ("Palace in the Great Garden," a palace located in the Great Garden, a green space in Dresden), "Dresden-Altstadt" (panoramic perspective view of Altstadt borough; bridge in foreground), and "Hauptbahnhof" (perspective view of Dresden's famous passenger railway station).. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 024431.

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Announcement: Merle Johnson's American First Editions, Fourth Edition; Revised and Enlarged by Jacob Blanck

Edition: First Edition

Original announcement printed as a brochure on beige paper. This announcement advertises an upcoming title, "American First Editions." No date, circa 1942. 6" x 9." Four pages, complete. One leaf folded in half and printed on all sides. Brochure is very clean and intact. A few minuscule wrinkles and a small, very faint smudge on the last page. A Fine copy. This is an announcement advertising the limited fourth edition of Merle Johnson's American First Editions, which was edited by Jacob Blanck. The first two pages of the brochure give some background on the book. Excerpts from the first two pages: "'American First Editions,' first issued in 1929 to become the daily guide of collectors, booksellers and students of literary history, has now been given most thorough and painstaking revision--a monument to American bibliography. Nearly 200 authors from Philip Freneau to John Steinbeck are included and every one of the 10,000 titles have in the revision been rechecked, hundreds of new items added, disputed claims studied, missing details supplied. ... American First Editions in the fourth edition will be a model of explicit and accurate presentation of facts by careful typography. The production is being done by The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, noted for their exactness in bibliographical printing." The third page of the brochure provides a sample page of the book. The last page has a blank order form.. Ephemera. Book Condition: Collectible-Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 021670.

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Annual Report of the Isthmian Canal Commission for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30 1912. Maps and Diagrams. Plates No. 69-126

Original tan wrapper with black lettering on front cover and spine. 6 X 9 1/4 inches. This copy is maps and diagrams, which comes in a box. All plates are present.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 017781.

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Anonymous

Imprint: John C. Winston Company, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1926
Binding: Softback

xlii, 203 pages [ads in the back]; paper wrapper. Some folding to the cover, a few marks highlighting various lectures, otherwise a clean copy.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 10086.

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Anonymous

Imprint: Washington, D. C., Goverment Printing Office, 1936
Binding: Softback

Special Publication No. 201. Gray paper binding, some tearing and rubbing on cover. Stamp from the Graduate School of Geological Sciences, California Institute of Technology on front cover. Stamp for "A. B. Drescher" on title page. 231 pages including 12 pages of fold out maps and charts. Extensive study of the seismic activity in California in 1934 and 1935.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 15301.

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Anonymous

Imprint: Milano, Italy, Edoardo Sonzogno - Editore, 1880
Binding: Hardback

Volume I, Number 1 through Volume I, Number 52. Illustrated science magazine in Italian explaining various scientific theories from pumps to human biology; fossils to electromagnets; electrical lighting to printing. 52 issues bound in boards with leather spine, gilt lettering with raised bands. Some wear along the edges of the boards.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 11984.

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Audels Answers on Practical Engineering For Engineers, Firemen, Machinists, and Those Desiring to Acquire a Working Knowledge of the Theory and Practice of Steam Engineering.

Imprint: New York, Theo. Audel & Co. Publishers, 1912
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardback

Original green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Copy is quarter bound with brown cloth on spine. 4 1/2 X 6 1/4 inches. 254 pages with 22 pages of "Self help mechanical books for home study and reference." The many topics this copy discuss are air, water, steam, fuel and heat, steam boilers, engineers' law, fireman's law, installation of boilers, steam turbines, and practical electricity to name a few. Copy has 119 black and white illustrations and / or diagrams. This copy is mostly questions and answers to practical engineering. Copy has a chip on the spine, approx 1 1/2 inches long. A small spot on the edge of 10 pages. Text and illustrations are not affected. Corners are bumped. Previous owner wrote in blue pencil on inside of back cover. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 017237.

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Autograph Letter Signed - Author Unidentified, Ship Anchor Manufacturing, Boston, 1819

Inscription: Signed, inscribed or annotated

Original letter handwritten in black ink on light blue paper. Datelined April 6, 1819 in Boston, Massachusetts. 8" x 13." One page. Letter is clean and intact overall but has faded to a light beige through age toning, a few small stains, and slight wear to extremities. A Very Good copy. In this letter, the writer's signature is not legible but appears to be a first name only. He writes to naval officials in Washington, D.C. to send him documentation as to the arrival and inspection of ship anchors his company has manufactured and shipped. The writer states that he needs these documents so he can be paid by the Naval Agent in Boston.. Manuscript. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 024938.

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Automobile Supplies; The Congdon & Carpenter Co.

Imprint: Providence, R.I., The Congdon & Carpenter Co.
Binding: Softback

Original Illustrated wrapper showing a Circa 1920 car with a woman and man driving. 6 3/4 X 9 3/4. 124 pages including 3 pages of index. Cover and front page starting to separate from spine. Entire catalog is full of black and white illustrations for everything a person would need for their early 1920's car. From car parts to tools to duster coats and gloves. A wonderful nostalgic copy.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 016871.

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Babyology: To the Mothers and Prospective Mothers to whom Fletcher's Castoria Renders a Helpful Service This book is Dedicated by Chas. A. Fletcher

Imprint: The Centaur Company, 1917
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Softback

Original wrappers. Illustrated throughout. Castoria is described as "a harmless substitute for castor oil." 32 double column pages of advice for the new mother, including four pages of "Astrological; Indications." 6 x 7 inches.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018848.

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Bad Schwalbach

Imprint: Germany, G. G. Lange
Binding: Hardback

Text is in German. Original publisher's red cloth binding with gilt decoration on the front cover. No date, circa 1872. 4" x 6." Ten unnumbered panels, complete. The panels are part of one accordion-style leaf that folds out from the book. Black and white illustrations, complete. Publisher's information impressed on back cover: "Verlag v. G. G. Lange." Panels, illustrations, and covers are very clean and intact. Slight edge wear, a few minuscule bumps at the edges of the covers, and a few small spots on the covers. A Fine copy. The illustrations show scenic views and landmarks in and around Bad Schwalbach, the district seat of Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis in Hesse, Germany. There are city views, views of buildings and architecture from either interior or exterior perspectives, and scenes of plazas, parks, and landscapes. Photographs vary in size; some are as small as about 1" x 1 1/2"; others measure 5 1/4" x 2 3/4.". Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Fine. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 021897.

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Ballou & Wright Automotive Equipment: Catalogue No. 16

Imprint: Bellou & Wright Co
Binding: Softback

Original blue and red cover with black lettering on front cover and spine. 7 1/2 X 10 3/4 inches. 365 pages including 14 pages of Index. Black and white illustrations or charts on every page with descriptions of each product. Front and back cover slightly soiled and worn, however, copy is tight, complete and pages are clean.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 017065.

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Barbour's Prize Needle-Work Series. A Treatise On Lace-Making Emboidery, And Needle-Work

Imprint: Boston, The Barbour Brothers Company, 1895
Binding: Softback

Original white wrapper with a blue illustration of a woman knitting on the front cover. 5 1/2 X 7 3/4 inches. 127 pages plus 4 pages of advertisements in the back. Copy contains 60 crochet and knitting patterns. Copy also contains 70 black and white illustrations and 3 color illustrations. Both covers are mildly soiled and chipped. Front cover is slightly bent. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018398.

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Barbour's Linen Thread For Art Needlework And Crocheting. Book No. 2

Imprint: 1926, The Linen Thread Company
Binding: Softback

Original tan wrapper with black lettering with colorful designs on the front cover. 9 1/4 X 12 1/4 inches. 15 pages. Copy has 20 illustrations. Copy has information on Cutwork, monograms, Italian Hemstitching, Simple Stitches, Cross Stitch, Fagoting, Linen Crochet, Old Age Stitches. Copy is very clean. Binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018400.

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Barbour's Prize Needle-Work Series. A Treatise on Lace-Making, Embroidery, and Needle-Work. Book No. 3

Imprint: Boston, Mass, The Barbour Brothers Company, 1894
Binding: Softback

Original tan wrapper with bark brown lettering and an illustrations of a woman sitting in an chair, knitting on the front cover. 5 1/2 X 7 3/4 inches. 107 pages. Copy contains many black and white photographs and illustrations with complete directions of patterns. Copy contains information in six departments, knitted, crocheted, tatted, and Maltese laces; articles in knitted, crocheted, tatted and Maltese work, other than lace, designed for use and ornament, such as bedspreads, tidies, toilet-sets, purses etc; netted, macramé' and bobbin work, such as lace, lambrequins, drapes, parasol-cover etc; articles in Italian, gobelin, cross stitch, flat and similar embroidery, including darned net; articles in cut-work, Kensington, outline, Hungarian, and other embroidery of like nature, and articles in drawn-work, English point, or of any description, other than specially noted, in which the Irish flax threads are used to advantage. Copy does not have a back cover. Copy is clean and complete. Binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018417.

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Bates & Edmonds Motor Co. Bulletin No. 3. Type "A" Pumping Engines.

Original white wrapper with black lettering and a black and white illustration of a Type A Pumping Engine on the front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 3/4 oblong inches. Copy is a bi fold making 4 pages. 2 black and white illustrations with descriptions and pricing. The remnant's of another pamphlet has lightly bled on the back page of this copy. Text is not affected. A red and white sticker on the upper left front cover has the number 187 written in black ink. Lightly dirty, however complete.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 017562.

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Bates & Edmonds Motor Co. Bulletin No. 4.Pumping Jack, Saws, etc.

Original white wrapper with black lettering. 5 3/4 X 8 3/4 oblong inches. Copy is a bi fold making 4 pages. 3 black and white illustrations with descriptions and pricing. A red and white sticker on the upper left front cover has the number 181 written in black ink. Copy has 2 holes punched along spine. Lightly dirty, however complete.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 017564.

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Bates & Edmonds Motor Co. Bulletin No.11. "Bull Dog Straight Line" Power Sprayers.

Original white wrapper with black lettering. 5 3/4 X 8 3/4 oblong inches. Copy 6 pages. 2 black and white illustrations with descriptions. Copy has 2 holes punched along spine. A red and white sticker in the upper left of front cover has the number 187 written in black ink. Lightly dirty and dampstained, however complete.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 017567.

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Beals, McCarthy & Rogers Incorporated: Steel, Hardware, Metals, Tools, Supplies, Equipment, Automotive Accessories, Catalogue No. 9

Imprint: Buffalo, N,Y., R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1934
Binding: Hardback

Original red cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrated with photos and drawings. 7 3/4 x 11 inches. 609 pages, complete.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 018778.

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Beck & Corbitt Company: Jobbing Distributers, Steel Warehouse Products, Mine, Mill and Shop Supplies, Machine Shop Equipment; Catalogue No. 50

Imprint: Chicago, IL, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co, 1912
Binding: Hardback

Publisher's red cloth with black and yellow lettering on front cover and spine. 6 X 9 1/4 inches. 404 pages. Black and white illustrations on nearly every page with descriptions of product. This catalog describes many tools for blacksmiths', farms, railroad and steel workers. Front and back covers are rubbed, corners are bumped and head and tail are slightly bumped. Inside content is very clean and complete and binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 017096.

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Bedspreads. Book No. 136.

Imprint: New York, The Spool Cotton Company, 1939
Binding: Softback

Original publisher's illustrated wrapper with staple binding. Front and back covers have black, white, and blue illustrations of a bedroom. The illustrations feature a bed with a crocheted bedspread on top. 7 3/4" x 10 3/4." Thirty-one pages, complete. Black and white illustrations and reprinted photographs, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact overall. Staples are not rusted. Edges are a little worn. Chipping at the spine. Occasional faint stain on a few pages; text and images are still readable. This magazine includes fourteen crocheted bedspread patterns complete with accompanying instructions and illustrations for each design. Instructions for crochet stitches in the back. Excerpt from inside of front cover: "Here are some wide-awake new ides for crocheted bedspreads that are worth handing down to the future! Ideas that keep in step with tradition, or that give your decorative scheme a fresh, new look. Cleverly diversified, these patterns will spread beauty on your beds. ... The intrinsic value of a bedspread lies in its beautiful design--in its fine handwork, so naturally you will select a thread that will carry on this beauty. Generations of women have found that tried and true J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. crochet cottons give the fine results that make a crocheted bedspread memorable!". Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 020959.

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Bee-Keepers' Supplies Jan. 1, 1912

Imprint: Medina, Ohio, The A.I. Root Company, 1912
Binding: Softback

Original brown wrappers. 6 x 9 inches. Illustrated with line drawings throughout. Liad in are: Order form, Discount offer for erarly orders; Order form for "Gleaning in Bee Culture'; Advertising form and signup sheet6 for the magazine "Farm Journal"; Pre-printed envelope.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018634.

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Belcher & Loomis Hardware Co.: Auto Supplies Replacement Parts, Tools and Garage Equipment.

Imprint: Chicago Il, The Catalog Association
Binding: Hardback

Original fabricoid binding. 7 3/4 X 10 3/4 inches. 317 pages including 24 pages of index. 5 pages of black and white photos. Black and white illustrations and charts on nearly every page. Copy is clean, tight and complete.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 017010.

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H. Belfield & Co: Founders and Manufacturers. Fourteenth Edition- Twentieth Century

Imprint: Philadelphis, Pennsylvania, H. Belfield Co., 1902
Binding: Hardback

Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. 6 1/4 X 9 1/4 oblong. 150 pages including 2 pages of index. Descriptions with charts with black and white illustrations on preceding page for such items as wrought iron and brass fittings, wrought and cast iron pipe and tools. Remnants of a sticker on the front cover, upper left corner by spine with the words "pipe fittings" written lightly in pencil. One rubber stamp on inside front cover with the number "48111." Corners are slightly bumped. Front bottom corner is slightly rubbed. This copy is very clean and complete and binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 017103.

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Berlin 20 Ansichten der Reichshauptstadt

Imprint: Berlin, Germany
Binding: Softback

Text is in German. Original publisher's brown wrappers with gilt lettering and decorations on front cover. No date, circa 1905. 9" x 6." Twenty unnumbered pages, complete. Twenty black and white plates, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Pages have a minuscule closed tear at the top edge. Near Fine internally. Front cover has a couple small stains. The spine is slightly split near the bottom, measuring about 1 1/2." A Very Good copy. Twenty black and white photographs showing scenic views of Berlin. Architecture, parks, landmarks, and waterways are highlighted.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 022032.

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Better Recipes With Jewel Shortening

Imprint: Swift & Company
Binding: Softback

Original white wrapper with color illustration of apples and biscuits on a table with a package of Jewel Shortening on the front cover. 5 X 8 1/4 inches. 22 pages. Copy contains recipes for breads, cakes, entrees and luncheon dishes, meat, poultry, fish, miscellaneous, pastry, vegetables and desserts. Several rubbed spots on both cover and a few pages. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018470.

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Biddy and Paddy

Imprint: Kansas City, The Faultless Starch Company
Binding: Softback

Volume 34 of The Faultless Starch Library series. 36 titles of these children's chapbooks were published by the company from the 1890's through the 1930's. Printed in red on cream colored paper. Illustrated front cover showing a couple sitting in front of a house. Illustrated with line drawings throughout. 3 x 5 inches. Advertisement for Beaham's Faultless Starch on front inside cover and back cover. 15 pages. Fine copies are uncommon. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018810.

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Boat Trips on the Bow River: Banff's Grand Scenic Waterway

Imprint: Crag and Canyon Presses
Binding: Softback

Original publisher's beige pamphlet. One leaf folded in half. No date, circa 1920. 5 3/4" x 7 1/2." Four unnumbered pages, complete. One color plate, complete. Plate is tipped in on the first page and shows a scenic view of "Mount Rundle, 9,615 feet and Bow River, Banff, Canadian Rockies." Pages and covers are very clean and intact. There is a horizontal fold line at the center. Minuscule splitting at the edges and intersection of the vertical and horizontal fold lines. This brochure advertises boating trips on the Bow River and surrounding waterways. Among the forms of recreational leisure offered in this pamphlet are motor launch tours, boating, canoeing, and fishing. Dining amenities are also available in the Bow Tea Rooms "specializing in Chicken Dinners and Attractive Menus. Films, Cigarettes and Candies." Printed by Crag & Canyon Presses.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 021361.

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Boilers, Furnaces and Boiler Accessories. Power Plant Engineering Handbooks.

Imprint: Chicago, IL, Technical Publishing Co., 1923
Binding: Softback

Original brown wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 4 1/2 X 7 3/4 inches. 112 pages. Copy has 46 black and white illustrations, diagrams and / or charts. Chapters in this copy are, essentials of furnace operation, testing correctness of combustion, sampling and determining quality of fuel, furnaces for coal, mechanical stokers, powdered coal and fuel oil for boilers, boiler operation, types and characteristics of boilers and recent practice in boiler operation. Small tare in the upper binding. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 017394.

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Bond Certificate for the Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad Company

Imprint: Philadelphia, American Bank Note Company, 1902

Dimensions 10 x 14 inches. $1000 Consolidated Mortgage Five Per Cent Gold Bond. Black ink, vignette of two Native Americans sitting on a hill, one looking at a group of settlers with a covered wagon on the left, and one looking at a train on the right. Decorative border. Fold line at top, minor discoloration lower right corner. Includes all 99 coupons. No. 5852, not issued, no stamps or signatures. The Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad Company (AKA "Choctaw Route") completed its main line from West Memphis, Arkansas to Western Oklahoma in 1900, then extended into Texas in 1902. It came under the control of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad ("Rock Island Line"' in 1902, and formally merged in 1948.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 015913.

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Bond Certificate for the Wilmington and Northern Railroad Company

Imprint: American Bank Note Company, 1887

Dimensions 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. $500 Five Per Cent Bond. Black and green ink, vignette of a train rolling past a herd of cows lounging by some trees, another circular vignette of steam locomotive in station at bottom. Decorative border. Fold line, three punch holes. No. 1398, unissued, no stamps, signatures or coupons. Originally the Berks and Chester Railroad (inc. 1864), the company was reorganized as the Wilmington and Northern Railroad in 1876. It ran from Wilmington, Delaware, to Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, where it joined the Reading Railroad's main line. In 1895, it was completely taken over by the Reading Company.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 015919.

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Bond Certificate for the New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad Company

Imprint: New York, Maverick, Stephan & Co.

Dimensions 13 x 9 inches. Five Year $50 Seven Per Cent Bond. Black and green ink, vignette of a train rolling past a river, decorative border. Minor chipping at top edge. Not issued, no number, stamps, signatures or coupons. Begun in 1867 by Connecticut entrepreneur David Lyman, the New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad Company began service from New Haven to Middletown in 1870, built a drawbridge across the Connecticut River at Middletown, and reached Willimatic in 1873. Unfortunately, the construction was much more expensive than anticipated. The company was unable to pay the interest on their bonds, went into bankruptcy, and was taken over by the Boston and New York Air Line Railroad in 1875.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 015925.

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Bond Certificate for the Old Colony Steamboat Company

Imprint: New York and Boston, American Bank Note Company, 1889

Dimensions 13 x 9 inches. Ten Year 4 1/2 Per Cent Bond. Black ink, vignette of a two steamboats on the ocean, decorative border. Embossed stamp, fold lines. No. 16 for $10,000. Issued to Lee Higginson & Co. on November 1, 1889. Signatures obscured by ink strike lines, "Frederick L Ames, N. Thayer, Charles Choate and John M. Washburn". Purple "Canceled" stamp across center. Transferred to Kuyvet W. Sears of Nahant, Massachusetts, on November 9, 1889. The Old Colony Steamboat Company was chartered in 1874 and provided steamboat service from Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, to New York City. It was controlled by the Old Colony Railroad, but was sold to the New England Navigation Company in 1905. Lee Higginson & Co. was a prominent Boston based investment bank from the 1840s until 1932, when it collapsed in the Swedish Match scandal.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 015927.

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Book of Formulas for Eastman Papers: Vitava, Velox, Azo, Ad-Type, Eastman Portrait Bromide, Eastman Bromide, Line Solar Bromide

Imprint: Rochester, N.Y., Eastman Kodak Company, 1928
Binding: Softback

Revised, November, 1928. 16 pages of formulas. Oblong 7 x 5 inchers.. Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Soft cover

Stock number: 018876.

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Books by George Wharton James

Imprint: Pasadena, CA, Radiant Life Press

Original publisher's advertising brochure for books by George Wharton James. No date, circa 1910s. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2." Four pages, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. A fine copy. George Wharton James (1858-1923) was an American lecturer, journalist, editor, and photographer. James wrote many publications on California and the American Southwest. Forty-three of James's titles are featured with brief descriptions and the price of the item. The following are a few examples of his books for sale: "California, Romantic and Beautiful," "Arizona, the Wonderland of the Southwest," "The Prehistoric Cliff Dwellings of the Southwest," "The Lake of the Sky, Lake Tahoe," "Indian Blankets and Their Makers," and "Winter Sports in the High Sierras.". Book. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 019988.

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Boston, Pawtucket, Providence Express Service; Pierce Bus Lines

Imprint: Providence, RI; Boston, MA, 1930

Original publisher's pink time table for the Boston, Pawtucket, Providence Express Service. 3" x 4 1/4." Four unnumbered pages, complete. One leaf folded in half. Pages are very clean and intact. A Fine copy. Front cover: "Motor Coach Service; Boston, Pawtucket, Providence Express Service; Ride Luxuriantly: The Shortest Route via Forest Hills Every Hour on the Hour; Pierce Bus Lines, Pioneer Operators." The interior pages show three time tables for the motor coach (bus) service from "Boston to Pawtucket and Providence" and "Providence and Pawtucket to Boston" and "Special Morning Trips out of Walpole to Providence." Fares are listed. Interior pages: "Coaches are $15,000 Palace Pullman of the Highway. Plush seats with air cushions, arm rests, individual over head lights, inside baggage racks, electric fans, non-shatterable glass, special air blower ventilators, balloon tires, shock absorbers, four wheel air brakes and many other noteworthy features." The back lists "Stops en Route" including Boston, Egleston Square, Forest Hills, Roslindale, Grove Street, Dedham, Norwood, Walpole, Wrentham, Wampum, Plainville, North Attleboro, At State Line, Pawtucket, and Providence.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 021471.

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Braman, Dow & Co. Illustrated Catalogue and Price List; Distributors of Wrought Pipe, Fittings, Valves, Tools, Steam Specialties and Plumbing Supplies

Imprint: New York, Force Publishing Co. Inc
Binding: Hardback

Original red cloth with white lettering on front cover. Some of the white from the lettering is starting to come off. 6 X 7 3/4 inches. 893 pages including 24 pages of helpful information and 28 pages of index. Black and white illustrations on nearly every page with descriptions and some charts. Items in catalog include wrought pip and fittings, valves and tools. Former owners name is written in ink twice on the inside front cover and once on tape that is on the front cover. Head and tail are bumped as are the corners. Pages are very clean and complete and binding is tight.. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hardcover

Stock number: 017111.

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