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Annalee Price Index and Collector's Information Guide; volume I of III--Christmas Dolls; volume II of III--Animals; Volume III of III--Human Figures [three volumes sold together]

By Thorndike family

Meredith nh: Whiteface Publishing. Original Wraps. Very good. 3 vols. Quarto, 11" tall, vol. 1: 157 pages; vol. 2: 173 pages; vol. 3: 149 pages; intertextual illustration; stiff illustarted color wraps. A very good, generally cleal soft cover set with minor shelf wear and rubbing; bindings tight, paper white, slight foxing to the top fore-edges and a previous owner's initials on the front endpaper.

$28.50

Stamps . . . their history and memorial significance; First Day Cover Catalog by Fleetwood

By Fleetwood; E. Milnor Peck, Franklin R. Bruns, Jr.

Pleasantville, New York: Bureau Issues Association., 1953. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 101 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, solid soft cover copy with moderate shelf wear, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed and some light scattered foxing.

$9.50

Model T Ford Sevice; Detailed Instructions for Service Ford Cars [Polyprints Books About Ford: T - 1

By Ford Motor Company

San Francisco, California: Polyprints-Ford Motor Company, n.d., circa 1970?. Reprint. Paperback--trade. Very good. Originally published by the Ford Motor Company. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, xix + 296 pages with black and white illustrations, stiff green printed wraps. A very good, clean sturdy soft cover over all with light exterior soiling, color fading to the covers, some minor finger soiling at the fore-edge, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed

$9.50

Luftschiff LZ 127 "Graf Zeppelin" Schreiber-Bogen [ 1:200 scale card model]

By Schreiber-Bogen; gesamtgestaltung: Hubert Siegmund

Esslingen, German: J. F. Schreiber Modellbaubogen, nd circa 1980. First edition. Unbound. Near fine. Quarto, 12 1/2" tall, 32 still card pages + stiff color illustrated wraps, unbound (as issued) with 9 template leaves (12 1/2" x 17"). A near fine, clean, neat, soft cover portfolio with light shelf wear and a few minor bening creases.

$25.00

Toy Train Memories
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Toy Train Memories

By John A. Grams

Berkeley, California: A. Kalmbach, 2003. First edition. Hardcover--boards. Fine / Fine. Oblong quarto 10 1/2" tall, 159 pages, red boards. A fine clean neat hard cover first edition, with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly worn, dust jacket with the original price.

$19.00

The Standard AirPost [Stamp] Catalog; with which is combined The Dworak Specialized Catalog of U.S. and Canadian Air Mail Covers; 1933 Edition

By Donald E. Dickason (editor)

Wooster, Ohio: The Berkshire Exchange, 1933. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, 454 pages with intertextual illustration. A good, generally clean, sturdy hard cover with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at all extremities, fore-corner tips through to boards, backstrip edges starting to fray at top and bottom edges ; bindin slightly shaken, hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with foxing to the endpapers and fore-edges. Lacking dust jacket.

$28.50

Metal Toys & Automata

By Constance King

New York, New York: Chartwell Books, 1989. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 128 pages, black boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, lightly worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Fair American 1780: 18th Century War Brig

By Erik A. R. Ronnberg, Jr.; with revisions by Ben Lankford

Bogata, New Jersey: Model Shipways Co., Inc., 1988. Third printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. "Instructions for constructing a model of the Revolutionary War brig from a Model Shipways kit,.....". Octavo, 11" tall, 44 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated wraps; with b&w drawings and photographs. A very good, clean, neat soft cover pamphlet with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$19.00

Legendary Lionel Trains
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Legendary Lionel Trains

By John A. Grams & Terry D. Thompson

Berkeley, California: A. Kalmbach, 2004. Fourth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine / Near Fine. Oblong quarto 10 1/2" tall, 128 pages, black cloth. A fine clean neat hard cover first edition, with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn, dust jacket with the original price.

$28.50

The Gun Digest Book of Ruger Pistols & Revolvers
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The Gun Digest Book of Ruger Pistols & Revolvers

By Patrick Sweeney

Prescot Arizona: Gun Digest Book, 2007. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Quarto, 11" tall, 286 pages. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with little shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$16.50

Die Briefmarke als Weltspiegel

By Max Buttner

Leipzig, Germany: Bibliographisches, 1935. Early Printing. Original Boards. Good. German text. Duodecimo, 7" tall, 55 + [3] pages, decorative blue titles and beige boards. A good, clean, neat hard cover edition with minorshelf wear but back strip over spine splitting at hinge and chipped at top edge; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

The Encyclopedia of Modelmaking Techniques

By Chrisopher Payne

Edison, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, 1996. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, 192 pages, blue cloth; illustrated in color throughout. A near fine clean neat hardcover with light shelf wear and rubbing at the fore-corners; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket. "A comprehensive guide to preparation, construction, and finishing skills for all scale modelers."

$19.00

Scott's Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue (The Encycolopedia of Philately); Ninety-ninth Edition, (103) 1943; Volume 1 (one) ; The Americas and the British Commonwealth of Nations.

By Hugh Clark et al editors

New York, New York: Scott Stamp & Coin Co., 1942. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Sextodecimo, 9" tall, 898 pages + addenda and ads, green cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$14.50

Scott's Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue (The Encycolopedia of Philately); One Hundred and Third Edition, (103) 1947; Volume 1 (one) ; The Americas and the British Commonwealth of Nations.

By Hugh Clark et al editors

New York, New York: Scott Stamp & Coin Co., 1946. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Sextodecimo, 9" tall, 1042 pages + addenda and ads, grey cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$14.50

The Bureau Specialist [postage stamp collecting]; volume xxvi (26): Number 12, December 1955; volume xxvii (27): Number 1, January 1956 ; February 1956.; volume xxix (29): Number 7, July 1958 ; Number 8, August1958 ; Number 9, September 1958; volume xxx (30): Number 7, July 1959; Number 10, October 1959; volume xxxi (31), Number 1, January 1960; volume xxxii (32), Number 11, November 1961; volume xxxiv (34), Number 1, January 1963. (eleven issues sold together )

By R.A. Bryant (editor); Edwin H. Cole, Meyer Tuchinsky, Barbara R. Mueller, G. William Patten, Al D. Bluver, Horace Q Trout, Sol Glass, Dana A Barrell, George W. Brett, Al D. Bluver, Lewis A. Miers, W.R. Kern, Francis J. McCall, Edward B. Murphy, G. Willia

West Somerville, MA: Bureau Issues Assoc., 1955 / 1956 / 1959 / 1960 / 1961 / 1963. First editions thus. Original Wraps. each Near Fine. 11 individual issues, monthly periodical between 1955 and 1963. Octavo, 9" tall, approx. 16 pages each, wire saddle stitch, stiff printed wraps. All near fine, clean, neat soft cover magazine with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$45.00

Building To Scale; A Manual for Model Home Construction.

By Jackie Lee Smith and Theodore Hoppe, Jr.

Englewood Cliffs. N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1971. Third printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 158 pages, green cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed. In a good, moderately edge worn dust jacket with the original price, with color fading.

$16.50

Bartels Catalogue of the Stamped Envelopes & Wrappers of the United States & Possessions; Volume II: Illustrations of the Knives (blades)

By Thomas Doane Perry, Compiler

Netcong, NJ: Prescott Holden Thorp, 1943. Fifth (Thorp) Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. "The process of die cutting envelope blanks, as it is technically called, is an old art." Drawings by Franklin W. Patterson, vol. 2. Knives (blades) used in machinery. Oblong quarto, 9 1/4" x12 1/4", 96 pages, full beige cloth. A very good, clean hardcover, with light soiling and foxing to the cover cloth; hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed.

$12.50