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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Nonfiction - 3 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcnf3mo

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for three months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, mo... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Nonfiction - 6 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcnf6mo

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for six months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, most... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Nonfiction - 1 year subscription

By: N/A

Price: $170.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcnf1yr

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for twelve months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, m... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Surprise Me! - 3 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcsmf3mo

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for three months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, mo... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Surprise Me! - 6 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcsmf6mo

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for six months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, most... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Surprise Me! - 1 year subscription

By: N/A

Price: $170.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcsmf1yr

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for twelve months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, m... View more info

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Portland Crantford's Flower Shop Ad Circa 1940s

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Brown & Bigelow:

Seller ID: ET0084

Condition: Very Good


Advertising card for Crantford's Flowers of Portland, Oregon. Illustration by Lawson Wood. Mild wear at corners and edges. Illustration of Chimpanzees: Mail man delivering message, titled "Romance on the Route." View more info

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Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert At Home Everywhere

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Genesee Pure Food Company: 1922

Seller ID: ET0101

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound booklet of Jell-O recipes including desserts, whips, and salads. Beautiful color illustrations representing different American locales, throughout. 14 pages. Mild rubbing and edge wear to covers along with some very mild soiling. Small hole punched through booklet at top spine corner. Hole is torn through at rear cover only. Diagonal crease to rear cover. Internally clean and unmarked. Staples are rusty, but tight. View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Fiction & Literature - 3 month subscription subscription

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbcf3mo

Condition: Good or Better


Once a month for three months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, mo... View more info

Image for Herrings Go About the Sea in Shawls... and other classic howlers from classrooms and examination papers

Herrings Go About the Sea in Shawls... and other classic howlers from classrooms and examination papers

By: Abingdon, Alexander

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking: 1997

Seller ID: MH00132

ISBN: 0670877514

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. 106 pages, black and white illustrations by Dr. Seuss throughout; white glossy illustrated boards, clear plastic dust jacket with decorative colored spots has a couple of small chips at corners. Originally published 1939 under the title "Boners. View more info

Image for Doyle Diary: The last great Conan Doyle mystery: With a Holmesian investigation into the strange and curious case of Charles Altamont Doyle

Doyle Diary: The last great Conan Doyle mystery: With a Holmesian investigation into the strange and curious case of Charles Altamont Doyle

By: Baker, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Paddington Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00123

ISBN: 0448220687

Condition: Very Good


91 pages, illustrated throughout; cream cloth boards with gilt titling, pages are toned with age, dust jacket is lightly rubbed, especially on back panel, with a bit of chipping around extremities, now in protective mylar sleeve. This fascinating volume is a facsimile of the diaries and sketchbook of the father of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle while he was interned in a lunatic asylum in Scotland. View more info

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With Powder on My Nose

By: Burke, Billie; Shipp, Cameron

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001012

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise boards with pink illustration, 249 pages, occasional black and white illustrations by Vasiliu, signed and inscribed by the author on half-title page; turquoise boards are clean and square with light rubbing at corners, tail of spine turns in, clipped dust jacket with edge wear and chipping at extremities, now in protective mylar cover, faint musty odor. The woman who gave us Glinda the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz offers tongue-in-cheek advice to women. View more info

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Speaking of Operations

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1915

Seller ID: MH00119

Condition: Very Good


64 pages, black and white illustrated plates throughout; orange, blue and black illustrated paper over boards, a bit of wear at edges, previous owner name in front free end paper, dust jacket with some dust smudging and staining, spine lightly faded, now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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Good-by to G.I.: How to be a successful civilian

By: Droke, Maxwell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Abingdon-Cokesbury Press: 1945

Seller ID: MH00120

Condition: Very Good


124 pages; brown leatherette boards with gilt titling, gift inscription in front paste down end paper, dust jacket with a bit of dust smudging now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for How to See Fairies: Discover your Psychic Powers in Six Weeks

How to See Fairies: Discover your Psychic Powers in Six Weeks

By: Dukes, Ramsey

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Aeon Books: 2011

Seller ID: 000875

ISBN: 1904658377

Condition: Fine


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Mystery Girls' Circus and College of Conundrum

By: Dunn, Katherine; Blocker, Mare

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Ames Lake, M. Kimberly Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001022

Condition: Near Fine


First edition artists' book, one of 125 copies printed for the National Museum of Women in the Arts, as the 1991 Library Fellows Artists' Book, signed by Dunn and Blocker, hardcover in tiger print cloth boards, 8vo (9 View more info

Image for Bird Life at the Pole by Commander Christopher Robin

Bird Life at the Pole by Commander Christopher Robin

By: Gibbs, Wolcott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00117

Condition: Very Good


171 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; yellow cloth boards with black titling, a bit of general wear, previous owner's stamp in front end papers, dust jacket is lightly faded with some dust smudging, as well as small chipping at head and tail of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve; from dust jacket flap: "...this amazing story of exploration was written with an open mind, entirely unhampered by fact and unprejudiced by actual experience. View more info

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The Little Teacher of Standard Phonography

By: Graham, Andrew J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1882

Seller ID: ET0153

Condition: Very Good


Miniature book bound in blue cloth with black titles and decoration. Boards are rubbed and edge worn with a bit of fraying at extremities. Previous owner's name and address in front end paper in ink, and name again in pencil on verso of front free end paper. Pages lightly toned from age with occasional brown spots or smudges. Binding sound. Book measures about 3 x 5 inches. 21 numbered pages plus several pages of ads for other books in the Miniature Series. View more info

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The Story of a Fat Little Girl

By: Heller, Suzanne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Paul S. Erikson, Inc.: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000609

Condition: Very Good


Red and black illustrated paper boards with mild wear at extremities. Gift inscription in front end paper. Previous owner's book plate in half title page. Two of the pages were once stuck together so there is now an adhesion injury to the top corner of those pages. Otherwise, pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket has mild edge wear and a couple of tiny edge tears. Small spot of soiling to rear panel near bottom spine corner. Dust jack... View more info

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Skyjacker: His Flights of Fantasy

By: Hubbard, David G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Macmillan Company: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00088

Condition: Very Good


262 pages; blue boards with silver titling, previous owner signature in front free end paper, unclipped dust jacket with a small chip at head of spine now in protective mylar sleeve. A distinguished psychiatrist analyzes the motivations and personalities of twenty highly publicized yet thoroughly misunderstood highjackers. View more info