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Mechanical Banks
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Mechanical Banks

By Griffith, F. H.

USA: Self Published. Paperback. B00LBK8PMI Approximately 68 unnumbered pages. First published in 1954, this edition provides the name, grading, and an illustration of 297 vintage mechanical banks made prior to 1935. Describes mechanical bank variations and fake mechanical banks. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this very helpful reference. . Good. 1972. Illustrated Edition.

$89.95

Classification and Dimensions of Locomotives
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Classification and Dimensions of Locomotives

By Stock, Chief of Motive Power & Rolling

Canada: Canadian Pacific Railways [C.P.R.]. Paperback. 214 pages. Duo-tang binding. Oblong 22 x 11 cm. Appears to be a 1947 revision of the 1945 first edition. Crammed full of detailed specifications, tables and diagrams. Contents moderately toned with age. Prior owner's details inside teale front cover, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy of this marvelous steam-age Canadian locomotive reference. . Good. 1947. Revised Edition.

$495.00

The American Waiter - Instructions in American and European Plan Service, Banquet and Private Party Work
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The American Waiter - Instructions in American and European Plan Service, Banquet and Private Party Work

By Goins, John B.

Chicago: The Hotel Monthly Press. Flexibound. [4], 225, [2], 8 [ads], pages. Index. Many diagrams of place settings, etc. 16.5 x 8.6 cm. A detailed treatment intended to familiarize readers with every aspect of dining room service. Author was an experienced waiter who used this book to train others. Heavy wear to flexible black leather-covered covers which are missing several chips. Title clearly legible in gilt upon front cover. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper. Beige staining to lower fore-edge of first fifteen pages - all text legible. Bit of pencil writing upon recto of back free endpaper. Binding tender but intact. First published as "The American Colored Waiter" in 1902. A worthy vintage copy of this fascinating handbook for waiters. . Fair. 1914. Third Edition - Revised and Enlarged.

$895.00

Willys-Overland Whippet Four - Operation and Care, Model 96-A
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Willys-Overland Whippet Four - Operation and Care, Model 96-A

By Willys-Overland

Toledo, OH: Willys-Overland, Inc.. Paperback. 40 pages. High quality illustrations. Includes specifications and index. Printed inside front cover is a charming explanation of the ignition and door locks, presumably new to this model, and why they are necessary to prevent theft. Four-page brake adjustment instruction leaflet laid-in. Printed upon glossy stock which has moderately toned. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy in brown card covers. . Good. 1929. Third Edition.

$195.00

Dolls of Canada: A reference guide
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Dolls of Canada: A reference guide

By Strahlendorf, Evelyn Robson

Ottawa, Canada: Booklore Publishers. Hardcover. 0969258607 Signed by author atop front free endpaper. Affixed to front free endpaper is a signed letter from author to the prior owner of this copy. viii, 421 pages printed upon glossy stock. Glossary. Bibliography. Figure Index. General Index. Profusely illustrated with over one thousand photos, most in black and white plus some in colour. Covers Inuit, Indian, Settlers, Ethnic, Celebrity, Eaton's Beauty, the Working doll, Artist's dolls and dolls made by the commercial doll industry in Canada in the twentieth century. The comprehensive chapter on the Eaton's Beauty is by Judy Tomlinson Ross. With this book you will be able to accurately name, date and dress your dolls. Book clean, bright and unmarked with only a trace of wear. Light wear to colour-photo-illustrated dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A lovely copy of this, the bible of Canadian dolls. . Fine. 1986. First Printing.

$450.00

The Early Furniture of French Canada
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The Early Furniture of French Canada

By Palardy, Jean; McLean, Eric (translator)

Toronto: St. Martin's Press, New York. Hardcover. 0333040694 412 pages. Undated reprint, circa 1971. 8.25" x 6.5". "A valuable sourcebook of basic information on the design and workmanship of French Canadian furniture from the seventeenth to the first half of the nineteenth century. Armoires, buffets, chairs, commodes, beds and other common items are described and illustrated in detail, and the scope of the book extends to spinning-wheels, chandeliers, mantelpieces, stoves, fabrics, doors, locks and latches. Included also are suggestions for restoring the original colour to traditional furniture, and for identifying genuine French Canadian period pieces. There are approximately 600 black-and-white photographs." - dust jacket. Includes: List of Master-Woodworkers, Woodworkers and Carvers. List of English and Scottish Woodworkers and Cabinet-Makers. List of Master-Locksmiths and Locksmiths. List of Collectors. Bibliography. Abbreviations List. Lexicon of French-Canadian Terms. Glossary. Index. Minor lean to spine. Unmarked with moderate wear to dark green publisher's cloth. Binding intact. Average wear to dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this valuable reference. Whiteman, Stewart & Funnell 1643. . Good. 1971. Reprint.

$79.95

Chinese Snuff Bottles: An Exhibition from British Columbian Collectors, Vancouver, Canada, October 1977
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Chinese Snuff Bottles: An Exhibition from British Columbian Collectors, Vancouver, Canada, October 1977

By Craig, James; Tosdevin, Clifford W.; Kardos, Ladislas C.

Vancouver, B.C.: Canadian Society for Asian Arts. Paperback. 24 unnumbered pages. Bibliography. Glossary. Seven pages of black and white reproductions of photos of snuff bottles as presented at an exhibition from British Columbian collectors in Vancouver, Canada, in 1977, the first exhibition of its kind in Canada. Clean and unmarked with light wear to tan card covers. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1977. First Edition.

$99.95

The Boy Scouts Association Handbook for Canada - Based on the System of Training Contained in Scouting for Boys, By Lieut.-General Sir Robert Baden-Powell
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The Boy Scouts Association Handbook for Canada - Based on the System of Training Contained in Scouting for Boys, By Lieut.-General Sir Robert Baden-Powell

By Brown, Gerald H.

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. Hardcover. [1], iv-xvii, [1], 3-655 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Authorized by the Canadian General Council as the Handbook of the Boy Scouts Association in Canada, and published for the Canadian General Council." - title page. Colour-illustrated pastedowns on boards are substantially faded. Very heavy overall wear and soiling. Back board present but detached. Prior owner's name and date (1919) upon title page. Many black and white illustrations in text, including an intriguing Thanks Badge on page 83 which consists of ' a Swastika with a fleur-de-lis superimposed.' Despite its many shortcomings, a worthy and uncommon reference copy of this vintage first Canadian edition. Spadoni & Donnelly 465. . Fair. 1919. First Edition Thus.

$195.00

Canadian Antiques Collector Magazine, March 1971
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Canadian Antiques Collector Magazine, March 1971

Toronto: Canadian Antiques and Fine Art. Single Issue Magazine. B00LCBLMSK 32 pages. Features: Reconstructing a House; Antique Beds; Ceramic Cats; Daniel Orth - the Potter of Campden; Legacy of Christopher Wren; Keys; Book Guide; interesting contemporary ads. Printed upon glossy stock. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Average wear. Address label remnant upon front cover. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1971. First Edition.

$99.95

Air Cooled News, Number 77, November [Nov.] 1979, Vol. XXVI, No. 2 - Farewell to Harry M. Moore, 1909-1979
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Air Cooled News, Number 77, November [Nov.] 1979, Vol. XXVI, No. 2 - Farewell to Harry M. Moore, 1909-1979

By Condit, Chape; al, et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: Harry M. Moore, 1909-1979 - he was the personification of the true Franklin spirit; New England Get-Together at Stockbridge, MA.; Midwest Spring Meet; The 26th Trek; List of Trekkers Attending 26th Annual Trek; List of Franklins at the 1979 Trek; Scenic Norway - photos from member Knut Erik Bjerkeseth; To The 1979 Westrek and Home Again, by William H. Schemal, M.D.; Two-pages of reproduced pages of vintage brochure for "The Cotay Car"; Connecticutt to California in a 135 Victoria Brougham, by John F. Bergmann. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Very Good. 1979. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 76, July 1979, Vol. XXVII, No. 1 - Grandfather's Franklin
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Air Cooled News, Number 76, July 1979, Vol. XXVII, No. 1 - Grandfather's Franklin

By Lanford, Jack; al, et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: "Belinda" - 1931 Series 151 Franklin Sedan owned by Josephine and Helene Lewinsohn; Franklin Clubbers Meet in Virginia; 1979 Westrek; Chape Condit - our goodwill ambassador; Susie - the 1916 Franklin touring car, Model 8, of Zellah and Peter Yegen, Jr.; Grandfather's Franklin, by William N. Wiseman III; Four pages of great vintage photos; Test Trip into New England - 915 miles in Vermont; A Wee Bit More About Local Franklin History in St. Albans, VT; John Burns Column on Restoration and Maintenance - The Atwater Kent Ignition System and starter repair on 1922 10A Northeast Starter; The Six-Cylinder Air-Cooled Car - reprint of a 1922 driver report of a Series Nine Franklin; John D. Leary's 1929 - 130 Franklin Sedan; The Franklin Golf Wagon - was Franklin a pioneer of the station wagon?; Four pages of reprinted "Serviceable Suggestions for Franklin Owners". Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Good. 1979. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 81, March [Mar.] 1981, Vol. XXVII, No. 3 - Howard S. Franklin, 1886-1980
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Air Cooled News, Number 81, March [Mar.] 1981, Vol. XXVII, No. 3 - Howard S. Franklin, 1886-1980

By Gewand, William G.; al, Et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: Howard S. Franklin, 1886-1980; Arthur Hamond "Red" Amick; A Perfect 98, by Ed Byerlee; Franklin is Very "Special" to Me, by Pauline Johnson; Northwest Franklin Instant Tour, 1980; Franklin Club Salon; Air-Cooled Twin-Three Engined Car - reprint of 1922 article in Automotive Industries; Car of the Future May Have New Power Source - reprint of 1929 article by H.H. Franklin; The Kerns of Coopersburg, PA - Anna and Kenneth "Dutch"; John Burns Column on maintenance and restoration; Substitutes for Ash (wood) in Automobile Bodies - reprint of vintage article; Reprint of 1909 ad for the Franklin Model D. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Very Good. 1981. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 86, November [Nov.] 1982, Vol. XXIX, No. 2 - Emery L. Sanderson, Automobilist
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Air Cooled News, Number 86, November [Nov.] 1982, Vol. XXIX, No. 2 - Emery L. Sanderson, Automobilist

By Sharon, Harold; al, et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: Obituaries for Mrs. Caroline Belzner Boyer, Merrill T. Denslow, John Farquhar, George W. Green, and Emery L. Sanderson; Emery Sanderson, Automobilist; Midwest Spring Meet; 13th Annual Westrek; Lists of Franklins and attendees of Westrek 1982; John Burns column on restoration and maintenance; George Clapp on Woodworking; Suggestions for modern replacement of Series 16 "U" Joint; Franklins and REO's touch grills at Bennington, Vermont. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Good. 1982. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 79, July 1980, Vol. XXVII, No. 1 - Raymond H. Dietrich 1894-1980 / The Franklin "Airman"
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Air Cooled News, Number 79, July 1980, Vol. XXVII, No. 1 - Raymond H. Dietrich 1894-1980 / The Franklin "Airman"

By Condit, Chapin; Gosden, Walter E.; al, Et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: Passing of Miss Stella I. Tague; Passing of Hugh H. Goodhart; Raymond H. Dietrich, 1894-1980; My Memories of My Father's Air Cooled Corbin Automobile, by Louis S. Stone; A Childhood Dream Materializes at Last, by Frank H. Gardner; Franklin "Airman" Has Larger Engine - reprint of 1927 article in Automotive Industries; Franklin Announces Airman Limited with Body Refinements - reprint of 1928 Automotive Industries article; Le Bete Noir - tour log by Henry and Alice Gray; Dynamometer Tests on a Series 9B-X Franklin Engine; John Burns Column on maintenance and restoration - side draft to side draft; Finding a Franklin or Loosing My Sanity, by Jim Wood; Photo of Cannonball Baker with Franklin Williams Motor Company staff of Kansas City, MO. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Very Good. 1980. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 94, July 1985, Vol. XXXII, No. 1 - Walker Body Co. Factories Today
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Air Cooled News, Number 94, July 1985, Vol. XXXII, No. 1 - Walker Body Co. Factories Today

By Kunan, Pete; al, et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: The Billiken; A 1929 Sport Runabout and its Life; Recollection of a Friend [Roderic M. Blood] and his Franklin (a 1922 series 9-B sedan); Walker Body Co. Factories - Today; Walker Body Co. Revisited - with seven beautiful photos; Service Bulletin Index; Instructions for Properly Adjusting Gemmer Worm and Roller Steering Gears; Photos of car built by 16-year-old Jack Wilkinson, son of Franklin Co. V.P. John Wilkinson; Back cover reproduction of Franklin ad which appeared in Signs of the Times, Feb. 1920. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Good. 1985. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 93, March [Mar.] 1985, Vol. XXXI, No. 3 - Custom Body Builder Locke & Co. / The Sun Car
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Air Cooled News, Number 93, March [Mar.] 1985, Vol. XXXI, No. 3 - Custom Body Builder Locke & Co. / The Sun Car

By Gosden, Walt; Odell, Athol; al, et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: Anecdotes about Early Franklin Autos; Franklins on Tour; Franklin with a Sole - photos and brief write-up about a Series 9 with shoe-shaped body built by Brunn & Company of Buffalo, NY; Reproductions of Franklin Sales Award documents; Custom Body Builder Locke & Co. - article and reproduction of ad; Photos of a barn find sold at auction; Mini Meet at Bennington; Who Said You Can't Find Them Anymore? - Milt Asher describes how he finally found what turned out to be a parts car - with photos; The Sun and Its Times - mini-sized air-cooled car made by a Toledo Company - article plus fabulous centerfold reproduction of ad; The Chedsey Family and their Franklins; The Pride of Johnsonville - the Franklin Type D touring car of J.I. Sewall; Restoration of a 1923 Demi-Sedan, by George A. Sloan; John Burns column on maintenance and restoration - Vehicle Fire Safety; Window Glass Bottom Channels; Reproduction of 1928 ad for the Ackerman Motor Car Co. featuring Franklin cars. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Good. 1985. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 78, March [Mar.] 1980, Vol. XXVI, No. 3 - Harry T. Gardner / The 8 HP Rover Car 1922
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Air Cooled News, Number 78, March [Mar.] 1980, Vol. XXVI, No. 3 - Harry T. Gardner / The 8 HP Rover Car 1922

By Cowen, Dick; al, et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: Westward Ho! - Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W.M. "Dutch" Kern and Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Eisey share the long distance awards at 1979 Westrek; Franklin photo spurs search for Origin - Herbert H. Franklin's personal Torpedo; Harry T. Gardner Feature - he rose from company mechanic to travelling Service Engineer; The 8HP Rover Car 1922 - 8-page reproduction of sales brochure; An Improved 8 HP Rover (reprint of article from The Autocar, Feb. 18, 1922; 1910 Franklin completes Can-Am transcontinental reliability tour from Key West to Halifax - Dale and Nancy Westermeyer; Frankline Motor Home circa 1909; Progressive Assembly Reduces Costs in Franklin Trim Shop - reprint of 3-page article from Automotive Industries in 1923; John Burns Column on restoration and repair; Through the Deserts and Mountains of South Africa - letter by General Electric executive J.W. Kirkland in 1915; Back cover features reprint of 1930 Franklin ad which appeared in the Saturday Evening Post; Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Very Good. 1980. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 87, March [Mar.] 1983, Vol. XXIX, No. 3 - Passing of Jim Mills
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Air Cooled News, Number 87, March [Mar.] 1983, Vol. XXIX, No. 3 - Passing of Jim Mills

By Byerlee, Ed; al, et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: Passing of Dorothy Gewand and Bruce McKeehan; Passing of Jim Mills; 1929 Franklin Series 130 - To Be or Not To Be, Ed and Denilde Gudat; "Chugg'in-on-Down-South" with the Ocon Family and a 1930 Franklin; Beginner's Luck - Jim Russell Bray and his 1925 Series 11A Coupe; John Burns column on maintenance and restoration - woodworking and adhesives; Happy "79th" to Dutch Kern; Reproduction of vintage Franklin Speedster ad; 1932 Dietrich Speedster Back in the Family, by Sandy Rader; Dave Rock and his 1916 Franklin touring in Zimbabwe; Reproductions of five Franklin factory letters and sales statements; Photos of the 29th Trek; A Picture Visit to the West Coast. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Good. 1983. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 80, November [Nov.] 1980, Vol. XXVII, No. 2 - Arthur Hammond "Red" Amick, Jr.
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Air Cooled News, Number 80, November [Nov.] 1980, Vol. XXVII, No. 2 - Arthur Hammond "Red" Amick, Jr.

By Gewand, William G.; al, Et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 36 pages. Features: Arthur H. "Red" Amick, Jr., 1893-1980; Some Fond Recollections on "Red"; My Memories of "Red"; The Wit and Wisdom of "Red" Amick; Excerpts from Letters of Appreciation to "Red"; 27th Trek - August 12-17, 1980; List of Trekkers attending 27th Annual Trek; List of Franklins at the 1980 Trek; Five pages of photos; "Westrek 80", Santa Cruz, CA; Mini-Franklin Meet, Bennington VT; Facsimile of Frankline share certificate on back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Very Good. 1980. First Edition.

$149.95

Air Cooled News, Number 92, November [Nov.] 1984, Vol. XXXI, No. 2 - Westrek 1984
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Air Cooled News, Number 92, November [Nov.] 1984, Vol. XXXI, No. 2 - Westrek 1984

By Dinsmore, Dan; al, et

USA: The H.H. Franklin Club, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: 15th Westrek at Everett, Washington - major coverage, including lists of cars and attendees; Southern California Mini Meet; Re-Living the 31st Trek; Reproduction of aged Series 12A showroom poster; Impressions of first-time Trekker Bobbie'dine Rodda; John Burns column on maintenance and restoration. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this excellent issue. . Good. 1984. First Edition.

$149.95

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