Vintage and antique catalogs, children's books, cookbooks, craft books, fiction, history books, magazines, and non fiction books.
Vintage Children's Book. Bible Stories and ABC's for Little Tots to Learn with Ease. I'm unable to find a date of publication or publisher information in this book. Dates to circa 1930s or 1940s.
Front half of the book has the ABC's along with an illustration for each.
Second half of the book has the following three stories:
Softcover linen book measuring about 6 3/4 inches wide x 9 1/4 inches tall.
16 pages including the front and back covers. Color and blue and white illustrations throughout.
Condition is good some soiling and wear to covers and pages.
Sweet religious ABC book!
Vintage Child Horizons Book Set. Set of 3 Hardcover Books. Books each measure about 7 x 10 1/4 inches.
2 antique German children's story book by Christoph von Schmid. Both are softcover books, each measuring 6 1/2 x 9 inches with 32 pages. Pretty blue and pink floral border on the covers.
Die Zwei Bruder and Das Täubchen Kupfermünzen und Goldstücke
I believe the title for the book on the left translates as:
The Cup of Copper Coins and Gold Pieces
Book on the right translates as:
The Two Brothers
Condition for both is good with wear and soiling to covers. Age toning and some soiling to pages. No rips, tears or marks on pages.
Original antique hardcover book: Etiquette Problems in Pictures
By: Lillian Eichler
Published by: Nelson Doubleday
Copyright Date: 1922, Print date 1924
Book measures 5 1/8 inches wide x 7 5/8 inches tall, with 150 pages.
Original blue boards. Front cover has gold lettering and gold floral border. Every other page is an illustration.
Book is in good condition with some age toning, light soiling and some wear to covers. Some discoloration of the back cover. A slip of paper is glued inside the back cover with a small slip of paper inserted, that reads "Etiquette"
Binding is tight.
Original antique hardcover book: Elements of Latin
By: Benjamin L. D'ooge
Published by: Ginn and Company
Copyright Date: 1921
Book measures 5 1/2 inches wide x 7 5/8 inches tall, with 384 pages plus another 42 pages of Latin-English Vocabulary.
Foreword: This is a new book. It presents Latin in such a way that the pupil will learn Latin and enjoy the process. It makes Latin a live subject without sacrificing scholarship. The subject matter is divided into 110 lessons, grouped by semesters. In general a lesson can be in a single recitation. Related subjects are treated together and every point is adequately explained.
86 illustrations. Map of Gaul and Parts of Germany, Spain, Italy, and Britain. Map of Italy (in colors).
Original green boards. Book is in good condition with some age toning, light soiling and some wear to covers. Black marks on a 2 inch section of top edge of pages. Only visible when viewing the book from the top. Former owners name written inside of cover. Binding is tight.
Original antique hardcover book: Stair Building Made Easy
By: Fred T. Hodgson
Published by: The Industrial Publication Company of New York
Book measures 5 1/8 inches wide x 7 1/2 inches tall, with 123 pages.
Foreword: Being a Full and Clear Description of the art of Building the Bodies, Carriages and Cases for All Kinds of Stairs and Steps. Together with Illustrations Showing the Manner of Laying Out Stairs, Forming Treads and Risers, Building Cylinders, Preparing Strings, with Instructions for Making Carriages For Common, Platform, Dog-Legged and Winding Stairs.
To Which is Added An Illustrated Glossary of Terms used in Stair Building,and Designs for Newels, Balusters, Brackets, Stair Mouldings and Sections of Hand Rails.
Numerous illustrations throughout.
Inside first 4 pages, a previous owner has used a red hand stamp profusely.
I believe the stamp says:
Original green boards. Book is in good to very condition with some age toning, light soiling and wear to covers. Binding is tight.
Vintage 1963 hardcover Medical Book Set. "The New Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia For Home Use". Compiled and edited by Robert E. Rothenberg, M.D., F.A.C.S. Four books that come as a set. Books are red and gray with gold lettering to the covers.
Each book measures 6.75 x 9.75 inches and are a little over 1.5 inches thick with an average of 350-400 pages per book. Books contain symptoms, treatments, and illustrations.
Condition for all is good with very some wear shown to the covers and spines. There are also some tiny brown spots along the edges of the pages, visible when the book is closed.
Use as medical, library, or science decor.
Really nice decorative book set!
Vintage original lot of 3 needlework catalogs and 1 fold out brochure.
1) Fold out brochure dated Fall and Winter Seasons 1942. Measures 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Folds out to 22 inches wide. Great graphics which indlude WWII themed toys on the cover, embroidery working charts in the center, and Dobby cloth scarfs, card table covers and chair sets on the back. Good condition with a few small splits along the fold and crease to lower right front corner.
2) Vogart Needlework Catalog dated Spring and Summer 1938. Available at S.S. Kresge Co. Measures 7 x 10 1/8 inches. Folds open to measure 14 x 20 inches. Which makes it 8 pages in total. Very good condition with wonderful graphics.
3) Wonder Art Needlework Catalog dated Fall 1939. Sold at Scott Stores. Stamped pieces to stitch, stamped aprons, rugs, etc. Measures 7 3/4 x 8 7/8 with 16 pages. Condition is very good with wonderful illustrations throughout.
4) Wonder Art Needlework Catalog dated Fall Season 1942. Items sold at S.S. Kresge Stores. Measures 7 7/8 x 9 inches, with 16 pages. Potholders, scarfs, aprons, tablecloths, etc. Very good condition with some patriotic graphics.
You will receive all four items shown.
Vintage 1963 hardcover children's book. Where the Wild Things Are. Story and pictures by Maurice Sendak.
Measures 9 3/4 inches wide x 9 inches tall. Color illustrations throughout.
This is an withdrawn library book.
Wear to covers and spine. Soiling to the pages and numerous small tears to the pages. Shows a lot of wear. This book was definitely checked out a lot and well loved!
Chosen number One Best Illustrated Children's Book of 1963 by The New York Times.
Lot of 2 vintage softcover children's books.
Rumpelstiltzkin, copyright circa 1940 by The Saalfield Publishing Co. This is a softcover, linen like book, that measures 7 1/8 inches wide x 8 1/4 inches tall. Twelve pages including front and back covers. Fair condition with some small tears along the page edges, and spine. And some creased page corners.
The Three Little Pigs, copyright 1940 by The Saalfield Publishing Co. This is a softcover, linen like book, that measures 7 1/8 inches wide x 8 1/4 inches tall. Twelve pages including front and back covers. Condition is poor for this book with some large tears.
These books would be super cute just to read, or use the pages for artwork!
Vintage original 1920 catalog featuring List Prices of Dixie Circular Saw Mills and Other Saw Mill Machinery. Manufactured by Hill Curtis Co. Saw Mill and Wood Cutting Machinery of Every Type and Size. Kalamazoo Michigan. Successors to: Wm. E. Hill Co., Kalamazoo and Curtis Saw Mill Mchy. Co., St. Louis, Missouri.
Price List No. 30.
Catalog measures 5 1/2 inches wide x 8 5/8 inches tall. Soft cover with stapled spine and 34 pages. Has three small holes punched near the spine so it can be placed in a binder.
Condition is good with some soiling to covers, wear along the spine, and pencil notations on front cover.
Lassie's Brave Adventure. Illustrated by Bob Bartram.
A Tell A Tale book by Whitman Publishing Co. Copyright 1958 by Lassie Programs, Inc. 28 pages. Hardback. Measures approx. 5 1/2" x 6 1/2".
Color illustrations throughout.
Condition is fair with wear to covers, including some paper loss along the spine, and former owners name written in ink on the title page. Also has a few small tears along the edges of the pages.
Cute book for your collection!
Tuffer by Betty Ren Wright. Illustrated by Bonnie and Bill Rutherford.
A Tell A Tale book by Whitman Publishing Co. Copyright 1959. 16 pages. Hardback. Measures approx. 5 1/2" x 6 1/2".
Color illustrations throughout. Tuffer, the little spotted fawn, is flocked on each page in the book.
Condition is fair with wear to covers, including paper loss at the bottom of the spine, and former owners name written in pencil on the title page.
Cute book for your collection!
Original vintage softcover book: Allmand Welding Instruction Book
Published by Allmand Brothers of Holdrege, Nebraska
Dated: Circa 1950s
Book measures 6 inches wide x almost 9 inches tall, with 63 pages.
Foreword: This book is intended to be an instruction book for arc welding. It is written with the intention of offering instruction to those who have had little or no experience.
We will try to avoid technical terms as much as possible, and will deal primarily with the welding of various grades of iron and steel, especially those types of iron including cast and malleable iron usually found in farm implements.
Includes some line drawing illustrations, along with a few photos.
Book is in very good condition with some age toning, light soiling and pencil writing on the cover.
Vintage and original Hunt's for Woodworkers Catalog 15A. Published by the the Craftsman Wood Service Company of Chicago, Illinois. Dates to circa 1950s.
Catalog measures 6 inches wide x 8 7/8 inches long with 141 pages.
Includes illustrations throughout showing:
Locks and Keys
Along with some prices.
Catalog is in good condition with some creasing and soiling to covers, and a small spot of paper loss.
Interior pages are good with light creases and wear along the edges.
Awesome illustrations that could be used in art projects!
Precious Moments Coloring Book. All Through The Year. Artwork by Sam Butcher and William Biel.
Book measures 8 inches wide x 10 3/4 inches long.
Approximately 60 pages to color.
Pictures to color include:
Condition is good with no marks or coloring inside.
Covers are also good with some wear along the spine and edges.
Super sweet pictures in this book!
Vintage Dedication Services 75th Anniversary Booklet for Trinity Lutheran Church at both Gilead and Gladstone, Nebraska. Dated August 16, 1959.
Contains photos of the churches and pastors, church statistics, list of confirmands for both churches, and brief church history.
Softcover booklet with stapled spine. It measures 5 1/2 inches wide x 8 1/2 inches long, with 24 pages.
Condition is very good.
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Vintage Dick and Jane Book. We Work and Play by William S. Gray, Dorothy Baruch, and Elizabeth Rider Montgomery. Illustrated by Eleanor Campbell.
Softcover book measuring 5 7/8 inches wide x 8 inches tall with 62 pages.
Spot Helps Mother
Spot and Tim and Puff
Big and Little
The Funny Baby
Spot Helps Baby
Up and Down
Mother Makes Something
The Little Cars
Father Makes Boats
The Boats Go
Color illustrations throughout.
Condition is fair with wear to covers. Including some soiling, former owners name in ink on front cover, and some creases.
Interior pages are good with a few soiled spots and some dog eared pages.