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Contemporary Authors: Cumulative Index

By: (No Author Listed)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan, Gale Group, Thomson Corporation: 2004

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 000779

ISBN: 0787671037

Condition: Very Good


000779: "Contemporary Authors Volumes 1-217; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series Volumes 1-123. Includes Citations to Entries in: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Contemporary Authors Permanent Series, Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series, Contemporary Authors Bibliographical Series and Numerous Other Reference Works. " Book has the usual library markings on edge page, inside book, and removed frontispiece, indicating it i... View more info

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Contemporary Authors: Cumulative Index

By: (No Author Listed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan, Gale Group, Thomson Corporation: 2004

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 000780

ISBN: 0787671037

Condition: Very Good


000780: "Contemporary Authors Volumes 1-217; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series Volumes 1-123. Includes Citations to Entries in: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Contemporary Authors Permanent Series, Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series, Contemporary Authors Bibliographical Series and Numerous Other Reference Works. " Book has the usual library markings on edge page, inside book, and removed frontispiece, indicating it i... View more info

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America's Outdoor Wonders (State Parks And Sanctuaries)

By: Allen, Thomas B. / Fishbein, Seymour L. / Franklin, Dixie / McCauley, Jane R. / Robbins, Michael W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1987

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001620

ISBN: 087044624X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


001620: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A story of our state parks, a choice sampler of surprising range and diversity. Some are known the world over: Niagara Reservation in New York, now the oldest state park; Adirondack Park, a historic pleasuring ground, with its 2,000 lakes and 46 mountains over 4,000 feet tall; the fluted cliffs of Na Pali Coast State Park in Hawaii. Many others, though locally cherished, are s... View more info

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America's Hidden Wilderness (Lands Of Seclusion)

By: Allen, Thomas B. / Mobley, George F. / Raffan, James / Ramsay, Cynthia Russ / Thybony, Scott / Venino, Suzanne / Wilkerson, S. Jeffrey K.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1988

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001621

ISBN: 0870446665

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


001621: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The seven realms explored in this book vary widely. Some encompass remote, challenging terrain; others offer solitude and spectacular vistas accessible by trails or roads. The authors and photographers - bushwhacking on foot, or venturing forth by plane, horseback, canoe, and dugout - discovered a special kinship with nature and a heightened sense of self. " If interested,... View more info

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The Top 10 Of Everything 1999

By: Ash, Russell (Editor) / Hayward, Adele (Editor) / Rosoff, Iris (Editor) / Wise, Michael (Editor)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, DK Publishing: 1998

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001950

ISBN: 0789435233

Condition: Fine


001950: "The Ultimate Illustrated Book of Lists. An Irresistible Mix of Facts and Trivia, this intriguing book is impossible to put down. Covering every area of human achievement and the natural world, the depth and breadth of the information presented is unmatched by any other publication. More than 1,000 lists revised and updated annually. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.5 x 11 in.: 256 pages View more info

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Not For Packrats Only (How To Clean Up, Clear Out, And Live Clutter - Free Forever)

By: Aslett, Don

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Plume - Penguin Books: 1991

Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 003111

ISBN: 0452265932

Condition: Good


003111: Some pages are highlighted or underlined by prior owner and corners of covers are rubbed. "Don Aslett, janitor extraordinaire and America's Number 1 cleaning expert, knows we're a nation of packrats, with piles of junk stashed in our homes, offices, and garages. Now he has developed a sure-fire clutter clean-up program that will rid you of household junk forever. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 7 x 9 in.: 214 pages View more info

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Better Homes And Gardens Handyman's Book (Five -5- Ring Binder)

By: Better Homes and Gardens Editors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Publishing Company: 1957

Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 003077

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


003077: No Jacket as Issued. Five (5) - Ring Binder, with 12 tabbed sections. Black cloth binder is sharp cornered and tight; pages are complete, clean and bright. I have personally fully page-checked this book and IT IS COMPLETE; be wary of binder-bound books that the bookseller has not confirmed, as they often are missing pages. Content Chapters include: Hand tools and workshop planning * Power tools * Building materials * Fastening techniques * Finishing techniques... View more info

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Better Homes And Gardens Handyman's Book (Five -5- Ring Binder)

By: Better Homes and Gardens Editors

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: 1970 Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 004364

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


004364: No Jacket as Issued. Five (5) - Ring Binder, with 11 tabbed sections. Bright Red cloth binder is sharp cornered and tight; pages are complete, clean and bright, tabs are stiff and sharp. LCCN# 75-10975. I have personally fully page-checked this book and IT IS COMPLETE; be wary of binder-bound books that the bookseller has not confirmed, as they often are missing pages. Content Chapters include: Hand tools 1 * Power tools 2 * Building materials 3 * Fastening te... View more info

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Lucille's Car Care

By: Catanzarite, Lucille Treganowan / Gina

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Hyperion Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003185

ISBN: 0786862017

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003185: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Everything You Need to Know from Under the Hood-By America's Most Trusted Mechanic. Expert mechanic Lucille Treganowan tells you everything you need to know to keep your car in peak condition. More than 30 years under the hood. ": 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 257 pages View more info

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The Bridesmaid Guide (Etiquette, Parties, And Being Fabulous)

By: Chynoweth, Kate

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Chronicle Books: 2003

Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 003243

ISBN: 0811833003

Condition: Fine


003243: "They don't call them maids for nothing. Being a fabulous bridesmaid calls for much more than throwing on the dress and throwing back the drinks. Enter The Bridesmaid Guide: a hip and informative book on being the best best woman a woman can be - and having fun while you're at it. With good humor and plenty of practical tips ... Covers everything the bridesmaids and maid of honor need to know." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.5 x 8 in.: 143 pages View more info

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Word Abuse (How The Words We Use Use Us)

By: Corss, Donna Woolfolk

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1979

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 002020

ISBN: 0698109686

Condition: Very Good


002020: Unread condition - but has "WHS" stamped on bottom of page edge. "Introduction by William Woolfolk. " Review by Publishers Weekly "Credit Word Abuse with a lively anecdotal approach, sharp perceptions, a sense of comedy. As she discusses jargon, the cliché', the euphemism, emotional word color, the 'new verbal morality' (dirty words) and other perils, Cross makes some telling points in her jaunty opus. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.5 ... View more info

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Help! From Heloise

By: Cruse, Heloise

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Avon Books: 1982

Edition: Eighth Printing

Store ID: 002161

ISBN: 0380612267

Condition: Very Good


002161: "Hundreds of Brand New Tips from Heloise. Arranged in a unique problem/solution format for quick reference. It's the perfect problem-solver for every member of the household, for every imaginable thing that can go wrong inside or outside the house. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 4.25 x 7 in.: 410 pages View more info

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Household Hints And Handy Tips

By: French, Sally (Editor) / Colton, Virginia (Editor) / Earnest, Don (Editor)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, New York, Reader's Digest Association: 1990

Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 002764

ISBN: 0895772760

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


002764: No Jacket as Issued. "The Most Comprehensive, Best Organized, Hardest Working Collection of How-to Facts and Shortcuts. Here is a book packed with thousands of useful hints and expert tips. You can count on it to make your life easier - whether you are an on-the-go career person, a harried homemaker, a neophyte do-it-yourselfer, or someone experienced at juggling job, home, family, and friends. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 480 pages View more info

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The Consumer Bible (1001 Ways To Shop Smart)

By: Green, Mark / Von Nostitz, Glenn / Youman, Nancy / Sultan, Olivier

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Workman Publishing: 1995

Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 002603

ISBN: 1563052741

Condition: Fine


002603: "To address the needs of an ever-more-complex marketplace, Mark Green and co-author Nancy Youman have completely revised and updated The Consumer Bible, and added four chapters of all-new material. Green, a former top associate of Ralph Nader and current Public Advocate for the City of New York, incorporates new tips, strategies, and on-line information to guide consumers to the get the best in essential goods and services, and to avoid scams and schemes. The... View more info

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The Scott Foresman Handbook For Writers (Seventh - 7th - Edition)

By: Hairston, Maxine / Ruszkiewicz, John / Friend, Christy

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, Pearson/Prentice-Hall: 2004

Edition: Seventh Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007354

ISBN: 0131117165

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


007354: No Dustjacket As Issued. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for very light bumping of corners). "The only handbook proven to prepare you completely for writing in the classroom and beyond. Known for its accessible style and innovation." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 1010 pages View more info

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1000 Questions And Answers

By: Hardy, Elizabeth (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Treasure Press: 1974

Store ID: 001382

ISBN: 0907407757

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


001382: No Jacket as Issued. Contents include: "Natural History, People and Events, Medicine and the Body, Geography and the Earth, Science and Technology, and General Knowledge. " Front flyleaf is inscribed with original owners name and gifting message. All other pages appear to be unmarked. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 6 x 8.5 in.: 400 pages View more info

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Audels Do-It-Yourself Encyclopedia (Illustrated Edition, Volume 1)

By: Highland, Harold (Editor) / Highland, Esther (Editor)

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, Theodore Audel & Co. - Howard W. Sams & Co.: 1968

Edition: First Edition: Ninth Printing

Store ID: 007119

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


007119: No Jacket as Issued. LCCN# 68-8893. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Comprehensive How-To Series for The Entire Family * Written In Simple Language With Full Step-By-Step Instructions and Profusely Illustrated. ": Vol. 1: 5.75 x 9 in.: 1012 pages View more info

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Haunted House Album : A Ghostly Register Of The World's Most Frightening Haunted Houses

By: Holzer, Hans

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Dorset Press: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001908

ISBN: 088029745X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


001908: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Hans Holzer, the world's most famous psychic investigator, presents a guided tour of over fifty haunted houses - from simple cottages and farmhouses to mansions and fortresses. (This book) lifts the veil of superstition and hysteria that has long covered these fascinating presences and reveals the true mysteries involved. ... Professor Holzer explores the history of the world's most interesting ghost hou... View more info

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Traveling The Trans - Canada (From Newfoundland To British Columbia)

By: Howarth, William

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1987

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001623

ISBN: 0870446266

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


001623: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Take you through extremes of climate and geography: The Trans-Canada Highway leaps foggy Atlantic inlets, flanks the St. Lawrence River, and spans glacier-scoured lake-and-muskeg country. It stretches through waving grasslands, climbs icy slopes of the Rockies, traverses the Great Divide, and descends into dry canyons and lush rain forests. " If interested, I have several ... View more info

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Window On America (Discovering Her Natural Beauty)

By: Howarth, William / Lee, Christine Eckstrom / Miller, Mark / O'Neill, Thomas / Richards, Bill / Urquhart, Jennifer C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1987

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001625

ISBN: 087044588X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


001625: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Discover the allure of places ranging from a lush rain-forest Eden on Hawaii's Molokai to a wintry Cape Cod beach a swirl in snow. You will explore some places that are well known and long loved, such as the Grand Canyon. Others will surprise and intrigue, such as Tennessee's Reelfoot Lake - formed by an earthquake that jolted the eastern U. S. In the winter of 1811-12." I... View more info

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Waverly Inspirations (Your Guide To Personal Style)

By: Ingham, Vicki (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006049

ISBN: 0696208644

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


006049: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Book has neat gift inscription and old price marking in upper corner of front flyleaf. "Here's the premiere book from Waverly, America's number one name in stylish, readily available home-decorating products. Beautiful photography and practical decorating advice capitalizes on Waverly's expertise as a home-decorating authority and put fresh yet classic style within easy reach. ... View more info

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Disney's America On Parade (A History Of The U. S. A. In A Dazzling, Fun - Filled Pageant)

By: Jacobs, David

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harry N Abrams: 1975

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006638

ISBN: 0810905108

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


006638: Boards are blue/aquamarine with silver gilt "marching band & soldiers" emblem on front and lettering on spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. LCCN# 75-22066. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Text, pictures, and photos record the extravaganza of historical moments produced daily at Disneyland and Walt Disney World to commemorate the bicentennial during 1975 and 1976.": 9 x 11.25 in.: 143 pages View more info

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Kovels' Know Your Antiques (The Best - Selling Guide To Evaluating, Buying And Caring For Any Antique)

By: Kovel, Ralph / Kovel,Terry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1981

Store ID: 000776

ISBN: 0517545012

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


000776: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Revised & Updated. Previously published as Know Your Antiques. Dust Jacket has some small cuts along edge. "You'll learn how to EVALUATE, BUY, and CARE FOR virtually every type of antique: Pottery and Porcelain * Country and Formal Furniture * Pressed and Cut Glass * Bottles * Silver and Pewter * Prints and Paints * Jewelry * Clocks * Toys * Paper Antiques plus Extensive bibliographies on every subject * ... View more info

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Know Your Antiques

By: Kovel, Ralph Kovel / Terry

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1970

Edition: Sixth Printing

Store ID: 002772

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


002772: "How To Recognize and Evaluate Any Antique - Large or Small - Like an Expert." Original owner's name and address stamp on inside of covers. Boards are green cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 327 pages View more info

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America's Great Hideaways

By: Larson, Erik / O'Neill, Thomas / Ramsay, Cynthia Russ / Urquhart, Jennifer C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1986

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001615

ISBN: 0870445863

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


001615: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Explores more than a dozen idyllic yet dissimilar retreats, which together mirror the continent's diverse heritage. Included in this spectrum are posh resorts and unspoiled natural getaways, from surf-washed seashores to sun-blasted deserts. Each site claims unique characteristics, distinctively local flavors - yet all have a single trait in common, that of being an alluring v... View more info