Vintage and antique catalogs, children's books, cookbooks, craft books, fiction, history books, magazines, and non fiction books.
Antique original Madame La Fontaine's How To Write Love Letters. Published by Shrewesbury Publishing Co. of Chicago. Copyright 1914, by Charles Shrewesbury.
A Book of First Aid to Lovers. For Men and Women who desire a Successful Courtship and a Prompt and Happy Marriage.
With Many Model Letters for the Guidance of Lovers under All Circumstances of Courtship, Proposal, Acceptance, Rejection, Jealousy, Quarrel, Making-up, etc., etc.
Softcover book measuring 4 3/4 inches wide x 7 1/4 inches long, with 152 pages.
Condition is good with some soiling and wear to cover. Tear at top and bottom of spine. Interior pages are good with a few dog eared pages, a couple of page numbers circled in pencil, and some soiling and age toning.
Vintage original 1933 Montana Resources and Opportunities Book. Published by the Department of Agriculture, Labor and Industry. Volume VII, No. IV.
Many black and white photos through the book.
Softcover book measuring 6 1/8 inches wide x 9 inches long, with 127 pages.
Condition is good with some soiling and wear to cover. Interior pages are good with no marks or tears, they do have some soiling and age toning.
The Advanced Edition Palmer Method of Business Writing by A.N. Palmer (Late Editor - The American Penman). Published by The A. N. Palmer Company of New York, Chicago, Portland, Ore. & Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 1949 edition.
Measures 8 7/8 inches wide x 5 3/4 inches tall with 96 pages.
A Series of Lesson in Rapid, Plain, Unshaded, Coarse-pen, Muscular Movement Writing for Use in Schools, Public or Private, Where an Easy and Legible Handwriting is the Object Sought.
Book is in good condition with ink writing at the top of the front cover, creased and curled corner and general wear. Back cover has a tiny tear near the center top, and some darkening along the left edge. Interior pages are very good with some small creased corners and a few dog eared pages. No marks or tears. Some light soiling on a few pages.
Highly collectible edition!
White's New Complete Arithmetic New Century Edition. Copyright 1901 by American Book Company.
A New Complete Arithmetic Uniting oral and Written Exercises and Including an Introduction to Algebra by Emerson E. White.
This antique math school book measures 5 3/8 inches wide x a little over 7 1/2 inches long with 384 pages.
Covers show wear. Binding is tight. Interior pages have some soiling, dog eared pages, some pencil/ink marks and creases.
Better Beauty Business by Rufus Hays. Vintage original 1960s hair salon book all about running a beauty business.
A few of the topics covered include:
Size: 8 3/4 wide x 11 inches long with 40 pages. Has a soft cover and is bound with a plastic comb.
No publication date. Published by Hays Hairdressing School, Inc. of Mission, Kansas.
Condition is very good.
Football. Vintage 1943 hardcover book with dust jacket issued by the Aviation Training Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy. Book measures 6 1/4 inches wide x 9 1/4 inches tall with 244 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations.
Condition of book is very good. Dust jacket has major wear and tear.
The Modern Family Garden Book by Roy E. Biles. J. G. Ferguson Publisher. Copyright 1941.
Hardcover book measuring 7 1/4 inches wide x 10 1/4 inches tall with 160 pages.
All about gardening, yard care, Roses, bulbs, vines, window boxes, flowers etc. Includes a Table of Contents at the front. Black and white illustrations.
Condition is very good with average signs of handling.
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.
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 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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Antique Book. Hand-book of Industrial Drawing for Teachers in Common Schools. Lincoln, Neb.: J. H. Miller, 1897. Second Edition. Illustrated.
Book measures 8 x 5 1/2 inches, with 130 pages. Blue cloth backed printed boards. Boards are rubbed. Signature inside cover. Pages are nice with age toning and a small tear on the edge of one page.
Ida was supervisor of drawing in public schools, Beatrice, Nebraska.
Interesting book with illustrations.
Vintage Scrapbook Album. A Memory Book of My School Days. Book is copyright 1920 by The Reilly & Lee Co. Designed and Decorated by Helen A. Haselton. Art Deco graphics throughout.
Softcover book with leather covers. Measures about 6.5 inches wide x 10 inches tall and about 2 inches thick. 189 pages. Book weighs 1 pound 9 ounces.
This Vintage memory book was kept by Olive Halek of Fairbury, Nebraska. She evidently started her school years in Belleville, Kansas, as there is a real photo postcard glued to an early page in the book showing the third grade class there.
37 photos (Including Senior Sneak Day)
Numerous newspaper clippings
Purple Floral Napkin
Alumni Banquet Programs
Sports Banquet Programs
Class of '23 Nursery (Births)
Glued in Cut out newspaper photos of football players along with hand written notes on each player.
Coach write up
Write up on each football game that school year along with score for each game.
Olive kept very detailed notes and very comprehensive record of her time at Fairbury High School and the FHS class of 1923. Eighty percent of the pages are filled.
Most of the photos are glued in, with a few loose ones.
Very nice piece of history!
Vintage and original 1959 Witness Yearbook for the Omaha Baptist Bible Institute. This is a hardcover book measuring 8.25 x 11 inches with approximately 70 pages.
Numerous activity and student photos.
Condition is good with some faint writing visible at the top of the front cover. Also ink writing inside back cover, and former owners name inside front cover.
Nebraska Folklore Book Three. Softcover book, stapled spine, measuring 6.25 x 9.25 inches with 31 pages.
Written and compiled by The Nebraska Writers' Project, Work Projects Administration, Federal Works Agency. Published by Woodruff Printing Company, Lincoln, Nebraska October, 1941.
Contents include:Pioneer Schools, Ballads, Pioneer Churches, Nebraska Songs of the '90s, The Great Blizzard, and Pioneer Dance Calls.
Condition is very good with some wear to covers and previous owners name written on title page. Interior pages are very good with some age toning and some sentences have been underlined.
Great gift for the Nebraska history buff!