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How to Build 20 Cabins

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Co. Inc.: 1955

Seller ID: CS00507

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth with black titles, 8vo, 144 pages, blue prints, photos and illustrations on each page; a well kept copy, pages unmarked and binding tight. An installment in the Arco Handi-books 'Do it Yourself' series. View more info

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How to Make Braided Rugs

By: Altpeter, Dorothy; Anderson, Corinne; Thostesen, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1949

Seller ID: 001071

Condition: Very Good


53 pages, black and white illustrations, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

How to be a Winner in Selling

By: Bell, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc: 1957

Seller ID: CS00506

Condition: Very Good


Leatherette backed in red cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 240 pages; a well kept copy; dust jacket now protected in mylar cover. "This book shows you how to develop and maintain courage, confidence, persistence, and enthusiasm- the positive mental attitudes that will give you success in selling beyond your fondest expectations. View more info

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How to Make Money Selling Meat

By: Davidson, Craig; Britton, F.O.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Progressive Grocer: 1938

Seller ID: CS00690

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with yellow titles, 9 x 5 3/4 inches, 310 pages, filled with informative graphs, diagrams, and photos; boards worn, especially at extremities, with faded water spots and mild soiling front and back, fraying at spine ends, ownership inscription in front paste-down and previous owner's stamp in front free endpaper, internally clean and sound. A really interesting marketing guide for butcher's in the early twentieth century, when a "meat man" could make a great business for himself. Perhaps the most interesting part is how the book is directed at men in order to teach them how ... View more info

How to Make Something from Nothing

By: Egge, Ruth Stearns

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1968

Seller ID: CS00502

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth with purple titles, 8vo, 224 pages, black and white photographs throughout; clean, unmarked text, solid binding; price clipped dust jacket now protected in mylar. "For the amateur decorator with more imagination that money View more info

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The Weak Link: How to Get Along With Negroes

By: Ellis, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, Aurora Borealis Book Company: 1966

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00698

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 110 pages plus a note from the author, cover illustration by Richard Jarrett, dated 2/19/85 and inscribed, "To/Walter Ware/ My very best regards/ and I sincerely hope/ you will help strengthen/ the weak link!!/ From/ William T. Ellis" on front free endpaper; spine of dust jacket sunned, edges lightly worn, now protected in mylar. William Ellis' "disagreement with the policies, and the concepts of the social system of the Deep South, as well as the treatment accorded to Negro citizens in that area, plus the lack of knowledge of Negroes by the white Southerner (... View more info

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Food for Children and How to Cook It

By: Flexner, Marion W.; McMeekin, Isabella McLennan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1929

Seller ID: CS00300

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with black lettering; 12mo, 125 pages; previous owner's name on front free endpaper, pages are lightly toned; spine and creases of dust jacket are sunned, dust soiled in places, now in mylar. An insightful piece of culinary history, circa 1920's. A cookbook for young mothers with classic American favorites ranging from milk toast to chocolate ice box cookies. View more info

How to Write for Money

By: Gabriel, H.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1965

Seller ID: CS00508

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with black and white titles on spine, 8vo, 224 pages; a well kept copy; dust jacket has a few small chips to head and tail of spine. "At last! The first complete guide to the operating tricks, know-how, attitudes, and disciplines of how to write for money. View more info

How to Make Old Time Ship Models

By: Hobbs, Edward W. P.A.I.N.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd: 1962

Seller ID: CS00501

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with silver titles, 8vo, 208 pages, four fold out maps, many illustrations; a well kept copy; price clipped dust jacket has sustained a chip to head of spine, now in mylar cover. A thorough text on the ins and outs of model ship building from a Vickers gold medalist. View more info

Training the Dog

By: Judy, Will

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Judy Publishing Company: 1937

Seller ID: CS00825

Condition: Good


Fifth edition, pale blue cloth with black titles and decoration, 8vo, 160 pages, illustrated throughout; boards damp stained, fading the original blue hue to white near the fore edge, previous owner's names on front free endpaper; dust jacket dust soiled, now protected in mylar. An attractive vintage copy, beautifully designed in the art deco style. Publisher's invoice laid in. View more info

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How To Grow A Church

By: McGavran, Donald A. and Arn, Win

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, Regal Books Division, G/L Publications: 1973

Seller ID: AD00013

ISBN: 0830702385

Condition: Good


Moderate wear to cover else very good. View more info

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How to be a Clown: A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Book

By: Meyer, Charles R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company: 1977

Seller ID: 001070

ISBN: 0679204067

Condition: Very Good


52 pages, black and white photographs; previous owners name and stamp in front end paper, worn dust jacket with a couple closed edge tears and small chip out at tail of spine, sunned spine, price clipped, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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How to Scrape Skies; The United States Explored, Rediscovered, and Explained

By: Mikes, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Allan Wingate: 1956

Seller ID: CS00318

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, 12mo, 125 pages, illustrated throughout by Nicolas Bentley; a very well kept book; jacket is a bit worn and rubbed, now protected in a mylar cover. View more info

How to Tell a Tornado

By: Mohr, Howard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MInnesota, Minnesota Public Radio: 1982

Seller ID: CS00503

ISBN: 0942110021

Condition: Very Good


Brown paper wrappers with black titles, 8vo, 51 pages; inscription inside front cover. A Prairie Home Companion Book, and contrary to the title, a book of poetry. View more info

How to Dress a Doll

By: Morgan, Mary H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company: 1908

Seller ID: CS00500

Condition: Good


Pictorial brown paper with white and brown titles, 16mo, 95 pages, diagrams throughout; boards are worn, writing on endpapers. A small, sweet copy for little hands or doll enthusiasts that begins, "Little girl mothers have almost as much trouble as grown-up mothers about their children's clothes. It would never do if their dollies were not stylishly dressed... View more info

How to Become a Good Dancer

By: Murray, Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon And Schuster: 1938

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00505

Condition: Good


Red cloth with black decoration and titles, 4to, 214 pages, black and white photos and illustrations throughout, inscribed by Arthur Murray on front paste down; some paper adhesions to cover board along top and fore edge, interior is clean and unmarked. This signed vintage edition teaches you how to impress the room with your dance moves in every style from the Conga to Swing. View more info

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Fragrance: How to Make Natural Soaps, Scents and Sundries

By: Plummer, Beverly

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001068

ISBN: 0689106653

Condition: Very Good


Mild scuffing and wear to dust jacket including a tiny puncture mark on spine edge of front panel, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack: Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will)

By: Sambuchino, chuck

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ten Speed Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001069

ISBN: 158008463X

Condition: Very Good


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How to Build a Poor Man's Morgan Library

By: Strouse, Norman H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Syracuse, New York, Syracuse University Library Associates: 1966

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: CS00413

Condition: Very Good


Staple bound booklet, teal leatherette wraps with art nouveau gilt design, 8vo, 23 pages, wood engraving by John DePol; edges of wraps show very light signs of wear, otherwise a crisp, clean copy. A beautiful slim volume on how to successfully build View more info

How to Locate Skips and Collect

By: Tannrath, A.M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, A.M. Tannrath: 1948

Seller ID: CS00504

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with black titles, 8vo, 260 pages, diagrams throughout; some writing on endpapers, text is clean and binding is tight. Written by A.M. Tannrath, an authority on installment credits, collections and skip tracing. View more info