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HOW TO PROSPER DURING THE COMING BAD YEARS : A Crash Course in Personal and Financial Survival
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HOW TO PROSPER DURING THE COMING BAD YEARS : A Crash Course in Personal and Financial Survival

By Ruff, Howard J.

Almo, CA: Target Publishers, 1978. Text/BRAND NEW & showing faint margin discoloration.. Soft cover/VG; strong & sound w/rubs to all leading edges & surfaces, and showing faint discoloration. Published w/o ISBN; ISBN subsequently assigned. Advice and guidelines from an "Economic Ecologist" Howard J. Ruff, host of the TV talk show Ruffhouse, and publisher of The Ruff Times.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$10.50

DOGGIE HOMES : Barkitecture for Your Best Friend (DIY Network Series)
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DOGGIE HOMES : Barkitecture for Your Best Friend (DIY Network Series)

By Klarich, Matthew; Woods, Jeff

New York, NY: Lark Books/Sterling Publishing, 2006. Stated First Edition, First Printing. BRAND NEW & Collectible. Handbook/guide/designs for doghouse construction. Text based on Barkitechture, the DIY Network television show. Ten different doghouses plus other projects for doggie comfort. Units range from a puzzle house built without screws or nails, to the more ornate and complex. Illustrated instructions augmented with general dog care tips, including general nutrition and training, and, how to get your dog to use the doghouse you've built.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover/Stiff Wraps. Fine/None as Issued.

$17.50

WEEKEND BATHROOM MAKEOVERS : DIY Network's Bathroom Renovation Series
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WEEKEND BATHROOM MAKEOVERS : DIY Network's Bathroom Renovation Series

By Matthews, Amy; & Bradley, Bridget Biscotti

New York, NY: Lark Books/Sterling Publishing, 2006. Stated First Edition, First Printing. BRAND NEW & Collectible. Companion to the DIY Network's "Bathroom Renovations" television show. Creative ideas for modifying bathrooms. Using projects adapted from the series, the volume illustrates space and layout possibilities, varying styles and prices for cabinets, countertops, sinks, faucets, showers, tubs, fittings, walls, floors, and lighting. Ten "redos" with before/during/after photography.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Fine/None as Issued.

$17.50

READ BETTER, READ FASTER : A New Approach to Efficient Reading

By De Leeuw, Manya; & De Leeuw, Eric

Baltimore, MD: Pelican Books/Penguin, 1965. Text/As New w/faint margin discoloration. Soft cover/VG w/light wear to corner tips, faint creasing to leading edge, and push/scrape to upper front spine corner. Self-training manual for improving efficiency in the reading of informative material. Text provides a range of reading exercises followed by review questions to assess progress; and, explains the psychological processes involved in the very act of reading. Though reading speed will improve, the emphasis resides in developing analytical skills toward comprehension.. First Edition. 2nd Printing of 1966. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$14.50

ITALIAN SELF TAUGHT : Rosenthal's Common-Sense Method of Practical Linguistry (New Revised Edition)

By Rosenthal, Richard S.

Garden City, NY: Halcyon House, 1947. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Gray linen boards/NF w/light edge rubs. DJ/Very Poor; consider as being without. Faint discoloration to front/rear endpapers from acidic reaction to dust jacket paper. First published 1905; title modified over the years. This is the 1947 New Revised Edition, 10 Parts Complete in One Volume. Fine copy with a very poor dust jacket.. New Revised Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Poor.

$17.50

NETWORKING A TO Z : A Bullish Approach

By Edebiri, Edwin

Emeryville, CA: Bullish Press, 1994. BRAND NEW Copy. Guide to successful networking through being both more efficient and effective at the same time.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine/None as Issued.

$12.50

BUILDING BICYCLE WHEELS
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BUILDING BICYCLE WHEELS

By Wright, Robert H.

Mountain View, CA: World Publications, 1977. BRAND NEW & Collectible. Many a serious bicyclist are adept at keeping brakes, gears and tires in tip-top shape, but the wheels? Compact (46 pages) monograph on the art of bicycle wheel building. Illustrated in pen-and-ink line drawings, the contents are: 1, Introduction; 2, Terms & Definitions; 3, Building Your Wheel; 4, Theories & Modifications; and, 5, Troubleshooting & Repairs, followed by 5 appendices. Excellent copy.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover/Stapled. Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by Karen Lusebrink (Illustrator).

$48.50

FAMILY CIRCLE DO-IT-YOURSELF PROJECTS : 123 Things You Can Make for the Home
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FAMILY CIRCLE DO-IT-YOURSELF PROJECTS : 123 Things You Can Make for the Home

By Hettich, Arthur (Editor); Family Circle Editorial Staff

Arno Press/The New York Times Co, 1976. Collectible. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated boards/NF w/light rubs to edges & corner tips, & faint sticker shadow to upper front corner. Frontispiece: Pennsylvania Dutch chair & hooked cushion. 123 indoor & outdoor projects to grace the home from placemats & cushions to wine racks, lamp shades, tables & chairs, chests & storage beds. All projects tested on unskilled laymen, and arranged in projected costs : I, Bargain Projects Under $10; II, Bargain Projects $10 to $60; III, Bargain Projects $60 to $100; IV, Bargain Projects $100 to $150; and, V, Bargain Projects Over $150. Quarter century of inflation has taken its toll, suggested colors no longer the most fashionable, but the ideas remain inspiring and the construction techniques are solid. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Thus. Half-Leather. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$12.50

PLEASURE PACKING : How to Backpack in Comofrt

By Wood, Robert S.

Berkeley, CA: Condor Books, 1972. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated soft cover/VG; Strong & sound w/faint creasings to front surface & lower front corner. Practical and pragmatic guide to the art of backpacking ... how to lessen weight, remember essentials, and comfortably enjoy the great outdoors. 14 chapters: 1, Packs; 2, Footwear; 3; Clothes; 4, Beds; 5, Cooking; 6, Food; 7, Shelter; 8, Getting Ready; 9, Walking; 10, Camping; 11, First Aid & Survival; 12, Family Trips; 13, Trout Fishing; and, 14, A Sample Trip.. First Edition, 3rd Printing of 1973. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. Illus. by Warren Dayton (Illustrator).

$12.50

KNOW YOUR OWN PERSONALITY

By Eysenck, Hans Jurgen; & Wilson, Glenn

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pelican Books/Viking Press, 1976. Text/BRAND NEW & showing trace discoloration. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/light wear to corner tips. To the degree that all too many of the wrong choices one makes is caused by erroneous self-perception, this is a volume of questionaires designed to "know" oneself. The aim is to help readers to know themselves, and in a more objective light, to see themselves as others see them. 8 chapters: 1, Introduction; 2, Extraversion --- Introversion; 3, Emotional Instability --- Adjustment; 4, Toughmindedness --- Tendermindedness; 5, Sense of Humor; 6, Sex & the Average Woman (or Man); 7, Social & Political Attitudes; and 8, Now You Know Yourself .... First Paperback Ed, First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None As Issued.

$18.50

THE IDENTITY CODE : The 8 Essential Questions for Finding Your Purpose and Place in the World
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THE IDENTITY CODE : The 8 Essential Questions for Finding Your Purpose and Place in the World

By Ackerman, Larry

New York, NY: Random House, 2005. BRAND NEW Copy. A guide book for knowing oneself with Identity Mapping exercises towards the goal of discovering the right line of work, marrying smarter, and even choosing the most hospitable locale to put down roots. A practical approach to understand the self and with that finding "happiness", by which Larry Ackerman defines as being "at peace with yourself ... among others in the world.". First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. New/Fine.

$18.50

GARDENS UNDER GLASS : The Miniature Greenhouse in Bottle, Bowl or Dish

By Kramer, Jack

New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1969. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Bicolor boards/NF w/light corner tip rubs. Illustrated DJ/Good; intact with nips, chips, losses, creasings, closed tears to edges, & soiling/discoloration. LAID IN: Sunset Magazine article on planting in glass jars. Guide to planting miniature versions of greenhouses or conservatories with controlled interior conditions. Author Jack Kramer, author of How to Grow Orchids and, Succulents and Cactus, for the Sunset Gardens series. 7 chapters with b/w photos: 1, Miniature Greenhouses; 2, Glass Containers; 3, Gardens Under Domes; 4, The Plants; 5, Plants for Special Gardens; 6, Woodland Plants; and, 7, The Vivarium: Tiny Creatures in a Glass Garden. Fine copy with fatigued dust jacket.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Nf/Good.

$12.50

A KICK IN THE SEAT OF THE PANTS : Using Your Explorer, Artist, Judge and Warrior to Be More Creative

By Von Oech, Roger

New York, NY: Harpercollins, 1986. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/trace edge wear. PO name to yellow endpapers. Creative thought/innovative ideas in the business world. Exercises, stories, and tips to strengthen creative roles by the author of A Whack on the Side of the Head. Roger von Oech is the president of Creative Think, a California based consulting firm. Fine copy.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by George Willett (Illustrator).

$10.50

THE WRITER'S HOTLINE HANDBOOK : A Guide to Good Usage and Effective Writing
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THE WRITER'S HOTLINE HANDBOOK : A Guide to Good Usage and Effective Writing

By Montgomery, Michael; & Straton, John

New York, NY: Mentor/New American Library, 1981. BRAND NEW Copy w/trace edge wear. First published w/o ISBN; ISBN subsequently assigned. A practical manual/guide answering questions conerning the correct usage of the English language. Contents based on curriulum developed by the English Department, University of Arkansas for the Greater Little Rock area, and often raised questions from the community via telephone. Text in 3 parts:I, Grammar; II, The Mechanics of Style; and, III, The Work of Writing, and 3 appendices.. First Edition, 4th Printing. Soft Cover. Fine/None as Issued.

$16.50

BERLITZ POLISH FOR TRAVELLERS : Phrase Book Series

By Editorial Staff of Editions Berlitz

New York, NY: Berlitz/Macmillan, 1973. Paperback, 8th Printing, 1984. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/faint creasings to lower front. Trim, portable resource for some 1200 phrases, supplementary vocabulary, and travel tips for Poland. Pronunciation shown throughout text.. First Edition, 8th Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$10.00

TINY GAME HUNTING : Environmentally Healthy Ways to Trap and Kill the Pests in Your House and Garden

By Klein, Hilary Dole; Wenner, Adrian M.

New York, NY: Bantam, 1991. Text/Near New & showing faint margin discoloration. Illustrated soft cover/VG; Strong & sound w/faint creasing to lower front corner and faint creasings along upper back edge. Environmentally sound, clever ways to rid common indoor and outdoor pests. Make your own bug repellant with garlic, water, and cayenne pepper, rid ants with cucumber peels ... some 200 tips and hints to clean house without toxic chemicals. Strong copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$12.50

AMATEUR CABINETMAKING (Everyday Handbooks Series)

By Albers, Vernon Martin

New York, NY: Barnes & Noble, 1973. Paperbacl/ Stated First Barnes & Noble edition of 1973. Everyday Handbooks, EH 346. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated soft cover/NF; new & showing light discoloration. Text in 10 chapters: 1, Materials for Cabinets; 2, Cutting Plywood & Chipboard; 3, Below Counter Kitchen Cabinets; 4, Above Counter Kitchen Cabinets; 5, Hanging Doors; 6, Making & Fitting Drawers; 7, Work Benches & Shop Cabinets; 8, Special Cabinets; 9, Bookshelves; and, 10, Finishing Cabinets. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$16.50

SUNSET HOMEOWNER'S GUIDE TO SOLAR HEATING : Space Heating & Cooling, Hot Water Heaters, Pools, Spas & Tubs

By Antolini, Holly Lyman (Editor); & the Editorial Staff of Sunset Books and Sunset Magazine

Menlo Park, CA: Lane, 1978. Text/As New. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/faint creasing to upper front corner w/echoing bends to corner tips through first few pages. Homeowners' guide to energy conservation. Text in 4 parts: I, Harnessing the Sun; II, Can the Sun Work for You?; III, Passive Solar Houses at Work; and, IV, Active Solar Houses at Work. Strong copy.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$9.50

SUNSET WESTERN GARDEN BOOK (Revised Edition, Sunset Title No 385)

By Doty, Walter L.; Johnson, Paul C. (Editors); & the Editorial Staffs of Sunset Books & Sunset Magazine

Menlo Park, CA: Lane Book Company, 1954. Sunset Title No 385. 2nd Revised Ed of 1954; 2nd Printing of of May, 1961. Text/New. Illustrated flexible vinyl boards/NF. Spiral bound, basic guide to gardening to climatic regions of the West Coast; last 3 pgs of 384 pgs have short tears to upper spine first spiral link. Text printed on light rose/beige paper coordinating w/sienna title page. Illustrated with b/w photos & line drawings, 5 chapters: !, How to Grow Plants; 2, How to Use Plants; 3, Western Specialties; 4, Home Food Garden; and, 5, Indoor Gardening. Fine copy.. 2nd Revised Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover/Flexible & Spiral. Fine/None as Issued.

$24.50

SUNSET SUCCULENTS AND CACTUS

By Kramer, Jack; Edinger, Philip (Editor); & the Sunset Editorial Staff

Menlo Park, CA: Lane, 1970. First Edition, 8th Printing of 1974. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF. Comprehensive guide for raising succulent plants and cactus. Text in 8 chapters: 1, An Introduction to Succulents & Cactus; 2, Starting a Collection; 3, Caring for Succulents & Cactus; 4, Indoors; 5, Landscaping Ideas; 6, Progagating Techniques; 7, Troubleshooting Plant Problems; and, 8, Specialties. Fine copy.. First Edition. 8th Printing. Soft Cover. Fine/None as Issued.

$16.50

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