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(1)BOOK: 1947 - 20th Century Bookkeeping & Accounting - 19th Edition By Carlson, Forkner and Prickett - Condition: Excellent. Contains Lessons 1 through 32. Has Working Papers with Study Guides, Forms, Graphs, Directions and much more. Book has not been worked in. This manual measures 9 1/2" by 10 3/4" and has 336 pages. Published by Southwestern Publishing Company. Very large Softback Manual. Price: $10.00 + shipping.
(2)BOOK: 1947 - 20th Century Bookkeeping & Accounting - 19th Edition By Carlson, Forkner and Prickett - Condition: Good + Contains Lessons 1 through 26. Has Working Papers with Study Guides, Forms, Graphs, Directions and much more. Most of book has been worked in. This manual measures 9 1/2" by 10 3/4" and has 288 pages. The Covers have some creases and a name has been written on the front. Published by Southwestern Publishing Company. Very large Softback Manual. Price: $8.00 + shipping.
(3)BOOK: English Composition and Rhetoric - 1949 - American School. Condition: Very Good.Contains Lessons 1 through 6. American School Homestudy Course. Very large Softback Manual. Most of the Lessons Have Been Completed. Manual measures 8 1/2" by 11" and has 148 pages. Main Categories include: The Sentence, Parts of Speech, Sentence Analysis, Singular and Plural of Words, and Tense of Verbs. Front and back top corner have a crease. Copywrited in Great Britain. Price: $9.00 + shipping.
(4)BOOK: English Composition and Rhetoric - 1949 - American School. Condition: Excellent.Contains Lessons 7 through 12. American School Homestudy Course. Very large Softback Manual. This book has not been written in. Manual measures 8 1/2" by 11" and has 210 pages. Main Categories include: The Phrase as a Part of Speech, Information for Effective Writing and Speaking, Uses of Parts of Speech, Words in Sentence Have A Purpose, The Clause, and Essentials of Diagraming. Copywrited in Great Britain. Price: $10.00 + shipping.
(481) 1954 Around The World in 1,000 Pictures.-Condition: Very Good. The dust jacket is missing. The pages are tight with no tears. Spine is good with one small scraped area. This book is really an interesting look at the world in the late 40's and early 50's. It was published by Doubleday, and edited by Milton Runyan and Vilma Bergane. There
really are 1000 pictures! Most are B&W and there are a few in color. What a great pictorial historical book to have in the 21st Century! Price: $9.00 + shipping.
(528) 1929 - Manna-Hatin - Published by The Manhattan Co. of NY - Distributed by the Manhattan Trust Co. International Acceptance Bank.-Condition: Very Good. No dust Jacket. Cover is Hard Board and brown with textured detail. Pages are tight. This book was issued near the time of the Great Stock Market Collapse! It is a story about the history of New York, and of particular interest considering the events of that year, a history of the Stock Exchange and Banking Interests! The last chapter is entitled New York and Tomorrow! The book has 269 pages and measures 5 1/2" by 8". An interesting look at the history of a great city before the Collapse. Price: $18.00 + shipping.
(529) 1947 - The Last Days of Hitler - By H.R. Trevor-Roper.-Condition: Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Hardboard with dark blue covering. Pages are tight. Has 4 illustrations. Published by Macmillan. This book which was written in 1946 is a look at Hitler's Last Days. It gives a good insight to the feelings and attitudes towards Hitler right after the war. Chapters include: Hitler and His Court, Hitler In Defeat, The Court in Defeat, Crisis and Decision, the Siege of the Bunker, Et Tu Brute, and The Death of Hitler. Includes a Map of the Escape Route. The book measures 5 1/2" by 8 1/4" and has 254 pages. Price: $14.00 + shipping.
(821) Hand Book of Important Places in West Pakistan - Circa 1960 - Published by the Pakistan Social Services Foundation-Condition: Very Good. Hard Back with Dust Jacket. Jacket is rough around edges and has a spot at the top. Book itself is in very good condition, with tight pages. Book Contains 234 pages, and describes each town and village with history, current facts, and population amounts from that time period. Wonderful Historic Book! Price: $25.00 + shipping.
(822) The Falklands War - The Full Story - The Sunday Times Insight Team - 1982.-Condition: Excellent. Paper Back. Book is in very good condition, with tight pages. Book Contains 264 pages, and presents a full accounting of the Falklands War. There are Black and White Photos included in the center. A very interesting insight into a famous Confrontation. Price: $6.00 + shipping.
(1252) Fodor's Bed & Breakfast Guide - FIRST EDITION - 1987 - Paper Back. -Condition: Excellent Has 596 pages withover 750 B&Bs. Includes all of the US, seven Canadian Provinces, and some listings in Mexico. Gives in detail each B&B including breakfast served, rates (a little out of date), hosts, maps, illustrations, restrictions, and more. Price: $14.00 + shipping.
(1410) The Making of The African Queen - FIRST PLUME PRINTING - 1988 - Paper Back. -Condition: Very Good Written by Katharine Hepburn. The inside pages are in excellent condition. The book contains many wonderful B&W photos of the actors and crew taken during filming. A fascinating and funny look behind the scenes as told by Katharine Hepburn. Front Cover has paint on it, and back cover has had edge cut off. The book has 131 pages. Price: $7.00 + shipping.
(1411) Top 100 Movies - FIRST PLUME PRINTING - 1988 - Paper Back. -Condition: Very Good Written by John Kobal. The inside pages are in excellent condition. Each movie listed has B&W photos and interesting facts not well known about the filming, actors, and background of the movie. Wonderful book for movie trivia. Back cover has had edge cut off. The book has 144 pages. Price: $8.00 + shipping.
(1412) The Moscow Kremlin - 1987 - Hard Back - Published in Leningrad. -Condition: Excellent A wonderful informative book published as a guide to the Moscow Kremlin. The book is full of extraordinary colored and B&W photos! Photos include beautiful tapestry, art work, and furnishings. Interesting history including the Kremlin during Lenin's time. Detailed map on back cover. Book has 127 pages . Price: $10.00 + shipping.
(1499) Dairy Engineering - 1942 - Hard Back - By: Arthur W. Farrall. -Condition: Very Good Wonderful textbook and very detailed about running dairies. Book includes B&W illustrations and photos. Chapters Include: Physical and Chemical Properties of Milk, Simple Mechanical Principles, Power Transmission, Electrical Power and Equipment, Hydraulics and Pumping, and much more. Book has 405 pages and has a name written on the inside of both covers of Santiago Garcia . Price: On Auction + shipping.
(1538) Crossroads of the Java Sea - 1931 - Hard Back - By: Hendrik De Leeuw. -Condition: Good Plus Spine and pages are very good. A detailed description of Borneo, Java, Celebes, Sumatra, and Bali in 1931 and their past histories. A wonderful look at five islands before World War II. Book measures 6" by 8 1/4" and has 350 pages. Price: $7.00 + shipping.
(1540) Come Unto These Yellow Sands - 1940 - First Edition - Hard Back - By: Earl Schenck. -Condition: Good Minus Has black tape covering spine of book. This was a library edition. Pages are tight . Book is a description of the Author's adventures in the South Sea Islands. Book measures 6 1/2" by 9 1/2" and has 372 pages. Price: $5.00 + shipping.
(1541) San Francisco - Time-Life Books - 1979 - Hard Back - Great Cities Series. -Condition: Very Good Beautiful Coffee Table book with amazing photos from all aspects of San Francisco in the late 70's. Photos are in color and B&W. Many are full page. Chapters Include: City Of Golden Dreams (A Picture Essay), Money, Stop and Go Symphony, A Singular Sense of Neighbourhood, The Tradition of Nonconformity (Easy Going Lifestyles), A Rich Racial Mix, and more. All chapters are designated as picture essays with a combination of wonderful photos and interesting text. Book measures 9 1/2" by 12" and has 200 pages. Price: $12.00 + shipping.
(1620) Van Gogh - 1977 - Hard Back. -Condition: Excellent Beautiful book full of photos of Van Gogh's work. Text describes his work in detail, along with Van Gogh's life and thoughts about art and living. Book measures 8 1/2" by 11" and has 96 pages. Price: $12.00 + shipping.
(1622) Brampton, Canada - An Illustrated History - Copyright 1987 - Hard Back - First Edition - Helga V. Loverseed. -Condition: Excellent A beautiful coffee table sized book with hundreds of wonderful photos showing a detailed history of Brampton. History of this lovely city is told in photos and in text. Chapters include: A Wilderness Discovered, The Early Years, Industry Comes To Town, Spirit, Mind, and Voice, The Shape of Growth, Dity of Diversity, and Partners in Progress. Dust jacket is in wonderful condition. Book measures 8 3/4" by 11" and has 304 pages. Price: $18.00 + shipping.
(1631) The Memories of JFK from 1961 to 1963 - Copyright 1973 - Hard Back. -Condition: Excellent A wonderful pictorial book about the years of "Camelot". Contains almost 200 B&W and some Color photos of the Kennedy Family during those years. Many are full page! Also has text which gives background information on each photo. Many photos of JFK at work and at play. Many photos of the family at different activities. A wonderful book that captures the heart of the JFK era! Category of Photos include: As President, Pageantry, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, Relatives and Friends, Relaxing, The Children, The President's Home, The Parents, and He Paused Along His Swift Journey. Dust jacket has a photo of JFK with his family and is in wonderful condition. Book measures 8 1/2" by 11" and has 200 pages. Price: $24.00 + shipping.
(1636) Architectural Digest - Celebrity Homes II - 1981 - Hard Back - First Edition. -Condition: Good Library Copy. Contains beautiful color and B&W photos of different celebrities and their homes. Detailed descriptions are included. Homes are included for the following celebrities: Fred Astaire, Candice Bergen, James Caan, Alexander Calder, George Cukor, Kirk Douglas, Malcolm Forbes, Hubert De Givenchy, Roy Lichtenstein, Ali Macgraw, Princess Margaret, Mike Nichols, Chritina Onassis, Barbra Streisand, John Wayne, Gov. Brown, George Hamilton, Jeanne Moreau, Patricia Neal and many more. Book measures 9" by 11" and has 255 pages. There is a dust cover. Price: $14.00 + shipping.
(1638) The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom - 1971 - Hard Back. -Condition: Very Good Contains stunning color photos of many animals. Chapters are: Animals with Backbones, Shapes and Proportions, The Realm of Water, Living on Land, Into the Air, Patents for Living, The Business of Living, Classification, Missing Link. Book measures 9 1/2" by 11" and has 144 pages. Price: $10.00 + shipping.
(1878) Rules of Practice - US Patent Office - 1960 - Soft Back. -Condition: Very Good The complete manual of the legal method of obtaining a patent with the US Patent Office. Gives complete directions, forms to complete etc. The book measures 6" by 9" and has 149 pages. Price: $6.00 + shipping.
(1892) Billiards For Everyone - 1972 - Soft Back. -Condition: Very Good Featuring stop-action photographs of the World Champion, Luther Lassiter (nicknamed Whimpy), showing how to shoot winning pool. Lassiter won six World Championships. He was inducted into the Billiards Congress of America's Hall of Fame in 1983. This book was originally published in 1968. There are black and white photos on every page. The book breaks down every move with photos. As good a guide today as it was in 1968. The book measures 8" by 10 1/2" and has 96 pages. Price: $9.00 + shipping.
(1914) Tennessee Blue Book - 1954 - Soft Back. -Condition: Very Good This book contains the official political, history, constitution and symbols of Tennessee in 1954. It has several wonderful photos of the politicians at the time. Sections include: Tennessee in the National Government, State Government, Constitution of Tennessee, State Building Group of Nashville, Symbols of Statehood, Roster of Constitutional Officers, City and County Statistics, Natural Resources, TVA, Industry and Recreation. The book measures 5 3/4" by 9" and has 416 pages. Upper right corner of book cover is wrinkled a little. Cover and all pages are tightly bound. Crosshatching is due to scan. Price: $17.00 + shipping.
(1915) The Fur Book of Knowledge - 1926 - Hard Back (With Jacket). -Condition: Excellent A wonderful look back to 1926 when Furs were all the rage! This amazing book covers all of the fur bearing animals including seals. The contents include: History of Furs, Dictionary of Furs (listing the animals), Furs for Sports Wear, Trimming Furs, The Care of Furs..and much more. There are illustrations of the animals throughout the book. It is dedicated to all the women who love furs! The book was written by Anna Bird Stewart A. M. who also wrote The Belles of Caterbury in 1912. It was illustrated by Greta Frank. The book measures 7" by 4 1/2" and has 96 pages. Price: $8.00 + shipping.
(1918) Carolina Community - 1971-72 - Soft Back. -Condition: Very Good Student Handbook for The University of South Carolina. A wonderful look back at university life in the 70's. Talks about Campus Life, Student Organizations, Academics, Services and more. There are several photos throughout the book. The University started in a single building in 1805 located on what is called "The Horseshoe" which is the center of campus. The book measures 7" by 10" and has 80 pages. Pages are tight. Price: $10.00 + shipping.
(1919) University of Chattanooga - 1927 Yearbook - The Moccasin -Condition: Very Good This wonderful full sized yearbook from 1927 has the photos of students, faculty and campus life. Each Senior has a page with long paragraphs about the student. This book belonged to Robert Fowler Simpson who was a senior. He is stated as being a slow worker but a true worker with a great personality. They called him the Colonel in the description. The book is full of photos and articles including a funny section called the Moc-Sins. The book measures 8" by 11" and has over 156 pages. Price: $45.00 with FREE shipping.
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