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Kroeger Clocks

By Kroeger, Arthur

Steinbach: Mennonite Heritage Village 978-0-9783937-1-7 [978-0-9783937-1-7] 2012. (4to paperback) 174pp. Very good. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, maps, plans, sources. The covers and edges are lightly soiled. "Mennonites that settled in Prussia and Poland began to make wall clocks in the 18th century, and this tradition continued until the 1920s in Ukraine and Russia. These beautiful yet simple clocks have survived many decades of use and global migrations because of their portability and durable construction, and hundred endure to the present day in Mennonite homes and museums". Book about Mennonites & Wall Clocks. Locale: Poland; Prussia. (Clocks, Clocks, Collectibles, History--Canada, History--Europe).


The Best of the Hardy Boys Mystery Stories (12 Volumes) (Main character: Hardy Boys.)

By Dixon, Franklin W. (Main character: Hardy Boys.)

Norwalk: Easton Press [no date]. (Hardcover in slipcase) Fine. The complete set bound in brown leather with titles and cover illustration stamped in gilt, each in a fine slipcase designed to resemble the original dust jacket. All edges gilt, ribbon page markers, illustrated endpapers. The Easton bookplate signed by the previous owner in each volume. Vol. 1 The Tower Treasure. Vol. 2 The House on the Cliff. Vol. 3 The Secret of the Old Mill. Vol. 4 The Missing Chums. Vol. 5 Hunting for Hidden Gold. Vol. 6 The Shore Road Mystery. Vol. 7 The Secret of the Caves. Vol. 8 The Mystery of Cabin Island. Vol. 9 The Great Airport Mystery. Vol.10 What Happened at Midnight. Vol.12 Footprints Under the Window. Vol.11 While the Clock Ticked. Main character: Hardy Boys. (Sets).


The Selected Works of Gordon Tullock; 10 Volumes
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The Selected Works of Gordon Tullock; 10 Volumes

By Tullock, Gordon (Edited with introduction by Charles K. Rowley.)

Indianapolis: Liberty Fund [0-86597-520-5] 2004. (Hardcover) Near fine, no dust jacket. Colored edges. Decorated endpapers, photographs, diagrams, tables, notes, index. "Virginia Politcal Economy is the first volume in a series comprising the Selected Works of Gordon Tullock. The series consists of ten volumes of selections from the major monographs and scholarly papers published by Gordon Tullock between 1954 and 2002. Volumes 2 and 3 were originally published as monographs and are here republished in their entirety, including the original prefaces, introductions, forewords, and any appendixes. Volumes 6 and 9 includes works originally published as stand-alone monographs. The remainder of the series consists of collections of chapters in books, papers, and essays by Tullock arranged by theme" - from the Introduction by Charles Rowley. Edited with introduction by Charles K. Rowley. Vol. 1 Virginia Political Economy. Vol. 2 The Calculus of Consent. Vol. 3 The Organization of Inquiry. Vol. 4 The Economics of Politics. Vol. 5 The Rent-Seeking Society. Vol. 6 Bureaucracy. Vol. 7 The Economics and Politics of Wealth Distribution. Vol. 8 The Social Dilemma. Vol. 9 Law and Economics. Vol.10 Economics without Frontiers. Locale: United States. (Sets, Business, Economic Analysis, Economics, Political Economy, Wealth).


The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke; Volume IX; I: The Revolutionary War 1794-1797; II: Ireland
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke; Volume IX; I: The Revolutionary War 1794-1797; II: Ireland

By Burke, Edmund (Edited by R.B. McDowell.)

Oxford: Clarendon Press 0-19821787-0 [0-19821787-0] 1991. (Hardcover) 723pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, tables, appendices, index. A tiny bump on the top edge of the back cover. "This volume of Burke's writings and speeches is divided into two parts. The first comprises Burke's writings between the time of his retirement from the House of Commons in 1794 and his death in 1797. His main preoccupation during this period was, of course, the French Revolution and the progress of the war against France... Part II contains Burke's writings and speeches relating to Ireland. From his entry into political life, he was intensely interested in Irish problems, religious, economic, and constitutional, and in Anglo-Irish relations". Time Period 18th Century. Edited by R.B. McDowell. Locale: England; Ireland. (Sets, Anglo-Irish Relations, Essays, French Revolution, Politics, Religion, Speeches, Writing).


China, its Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits, &c. Illustrated. (4 Volumes)

By Allom, Thomas (Contributor G.N. Wright.)

London: Peter Jackson [circa 1850s]. (4to) 96, 72, 52, 68pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Burgundy cloth over leather spine and corners. Patterned endpapers, 128 engravings (including the 4 vignette title pages). Some of the plates have spotting and two have a stain on the inside corner (not affecting the image), but generally the plates are clean, and the leather is a bit rubbed. Contributors include G.N. Wright. Locale: China. (Sets).


Keepin' It Real; Integrating New Literacies with Effective Classroom Practice

By Donohue, Lisa

Markham: Pembroke 978-1-55138-260-9 [978-1-55138-260-9] 2010. (4to paperback) 26pp. Near fine. The covers are lightly rubbed and there is a black mark on the inside of the back cover. Time Period 21st Century. (Literacy, Digital Media, Literacy, Public Schools, Reading, Teaching, Technology, Textbook).


A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783, with Notes and Other Illustrations (34 Volumes) (Includes Thomas Jones Howell--Continuation. (Volumes 22-33); David Jardine--General Index to the Collection of State Trials (Volume 34).)

By Howell, T.B. (Includes Thomas Jones Howell: Continuation. (Volumes 22-33); David Jardine: General Index to the Collection of State Trials (Volume 34).)

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1816-1928. (Hardcover set) Good to very good, no dust jacket. The complete set. From the proceding against Thomas Becket, 1163 to the Judgement of Thistlewood and others for high treason, 1820. An Ex-Library set bound in 3 / 4 crimson morocco. The bindings shelfworn, some with dampstains to the covers and the text. Includes Thomas Jones Howell (The Continuation. (Volumes 22-33)) & David Jardine (General Index to the Collection of State Trials (Volume 34)). Locale: England. (Sets, Law, Sets, Trials--England).


The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert (10 Volumes)
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The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert (10 Volumes)

By Flaubert, Gustave

New York: M. Walter Dunne 1904, Mazarine edition limited to 750 numbered sets. (Hardcover set) Very good plus. Full leather St. Dunstan bindings elegantly decorated in gilt, red and white. Decorated endpapers, top edges gilt, ribbon page markers, each volume with full-page illustrations and a hand-tinted frontispiece (all with decoratively captioned tissue guards). Certificate in the first volume. The spines unevenly but lightly faded, and the top of the spine of vol 3 has been torn and repaired. Still a handsome set. . Limited Edition. (Sets).


The Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. (25 Volumes) (Publisher series: New Century Library.)

By Scott, Walter

Montreal: Cambridge Society of Canada [circa 1906]. (Hardcover set) Very good. 25 volumes bound in green 3 / 4 leather with pale green boards. Gilt decorated spines, top edge gilt, ribbon markers. Each volume has 4 full-page illustrations. The spines have faded to a golden brown as is common with green leather bindings. Some of the volumes have been scuffed near the center of the spine. A handsome and compact set. Publisher series: New Century Library. (Sets).


Practical Treatise on Automobiles; A New, Complete and Practical Treatise on Gasoline, Steam and Electric Vehicles. Including a Description of All Their Various Parts, Their Principles of Operation, Ignition Systems, Carburetors, Magnetos, etc., Methods of Setting Valves and Other Valuable Information Pertaining to Their Operation, Management and Repair (2 Volumes)

By Schmidt, Oscar C.

Philadelphia: Stanley Institute 1912. (Hardcover set) 935pp. Very good. Stamped green cloth with marbled edged. Profusely illustrated with photographs, diagrams and line cuts. Color frontispieces, index. Some small tears at the bottom of the spine of vol. 2. Written expressly for the Owner, Chauffer, Machinest and Garage Man. (Sets, Automobiles, Sets, Transportation).


A Treatise on Heraldry; British and Foreign with English and French Glossaries (2 Volumes)

By Woodward, John

Edinburgh and London: W. & A.K. Johnston 1896, new and enlarged edition. (Hardcover set) xx, 489, ix, 525pp. Very good. Bound in contemporary half red morocco with textured red cloth boards, the spine with raised bands and gilt lettering. One of 325 copies. Top edges gilt, patterned endpapers, 66 plates of shields and arms, most in color, numerous illustrations, errata slip. The spine and corners are lightly worn, there are armorial bookplates and blindstamps from previous owners. (Sets, Genealogy, Heraldry, Sets).


The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (6 Volumes) (Publisher series: Aldine Edition of the British Poets.)

By Chaucer, Geoffrey (Edited by Richard Morris.)

London: George Bell & Sons 1891, 1893, Aldine edition. (Hardcover set) Very good. Red cloth over red cloth spine. Vol. 1 dated 1893 and the rest 1891. Frontispiece, in Vol.1. The spines are darkened and slightly cocked, and each volume has a previous owner's name and blindstamp. Photo available on request. Edited by Richard Morris. Publisher series: Aldine Edition of the British Poets. (Sets, Poetry, Sets).


The Lives of the Chief Justices of England (7 Volumes)

By Campbell, John (With Joseph Arnould.)

Jersey City: Fred. D. Linn & Company 1878-1981, 7th edition. (Hardcover set) Very good. Uniformly bound in green cloth with bevelled edges. Vols. 5 & 6 are the continuation by Joseph Arnould. Coated brown endpapers, frontispieces. Vols. 3,4,6 &7(index vol.) published by Cockcroft & Company, 1878 in matching bindings. A sound set with minor wear to the top and bottom of the spines. (Sets, Judges--England, Law, Sets).


The Complets Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad (4 Volumes)

By Conrad, Joseph (Edited with introduction by Samuel Hynes.)

New York: Ecco Press 1991, 1st edition. (Hardcover set) Near fine in near fine dust jacket. A previous owner's name, city and date on the front endpaper of each volume. Edited with introduction by Samuel Hynes. (Sets).


New Testament Message; A Biblical-Theological Commentary (21 of 22 Volumes)

By Harrington, Daniel J. (editors) (With Donald Senior.)

Wilmington: Michael Glazier 1979-1983. (Trade paperback) Very good. 21 books. Lacking Vol.9 (Romans by Maly). Each volume has a name stamp on the first page and the bottom edge. Some rubbing to the covers, a few have reading creases and Vol.7 has had a section of pages come loose and been re-glued. (Sets, Bible Commentary, New Testament, Sets).


A History Ofthe English Speaking Peoples (4 Volumes) (Includes Age of Revolution; Birth of Britain; Great Democracies; New World.)

By Churchill, Winston S.

New York: Dorset Press 1990. (Hardcover boxed set) Fine, no dust jacket. In a fine slipcase. Index in each volume. Includes The Age of Revolution, The Birth of Britain, The Great Democracies & The New World. (Sets, History--England).


Geschichte der Neuern Evangelischen Theologie (5 Volumes)

By Hirsch, Emanuel

Gutersloh: C. Bertelsmann Verlag 1949-1954. (Hardcover set) Very good in good to very good dust jackets. The dust jackets have edgewear including extensive chipping to the spine of the jacket on Vol.4. Included with this set are: Shopfung und Sunde in der naturlich-geschichtlichen Werklichkeit des einzelnen Menschen, 1931; and Die idealistische Philosophie und das Christentum, 1926. Text in German Language. (Sets, Lutheran Church--Germany, Religion).


The History of England; From the Accession of James the Second (6 Volumes)

By MacAulay, Lord

London: MacMillan and Co. 1913. (Hardcover set) 3105pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Blue cloth with titles in gilt. Top edges gilt, illustrations, 44 color plates with tissue guards, index. (Sets, History--England, Sets).


Mr. Punch's History of Modern England; In Four Volumes. (4 Volumes)

By Graves, Charles L.

London: Cassell and Company Ltd 1921. (Hardcover set) 314, 349, 378, 392pp. Good to very good, no dust jackets. Blue cloth with cartoon character in gilt on cover and spine. Illustrations, index. The covers are a bit worn around the edges, and there is a school prize label on the front endpaper of Vol. 1. Still a handsome set. (Sets, History--England, Humor, Sets).


The Cambridge Medieval History (8 Volumes in 9)

By Bury, J.B. (editor)

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1964, 2nd edition, 4th printing. (Hardcover set) Near fine, no dust jackets. Ex-library. Green cloth with gilt spine titles. Bibliographies, indices, 86 maps (some colored). The spines are lightly faded and have a small blemish near the bottom where the labels have been removed. The only other library marking is a stamp on the title page of each volume. (Sets, History--Medieval, Sets).


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