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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!
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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1983 Gage County History Book. This is a hardcover book. Red cover with raised lettering and raised border. Gold gilt lettering on the spine.
Book measures 9.25 inches wide x 12.25 inches tall, with 363 pages. No index.
Published in 1983 by Taylor Publishing Company.
Includes a brief history of the towns of Gage county. Including: Blue Springs, Liberty, Adams, Pickrell, Rockford, Filley, Holmesville, Wymore, Barneston, Odell, Cortland, Clatonia, Virginia, Ellis, and Lanham.
Also includes sections on County History, Ghost Towns, Churches, Schools, Clubs, Lodges, Hospitals, Businesses, Cemeteries, Special Stories, and Family Stories.
Interior pages are in excellent condition with some light soiling. Binding is tight and covers are nice.
Very heavy book weighing just over 4 lbs.
Great research tool for genealogists!
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!
Nebraska Folklore Book Two. Softcover book, stapled spine, measuring 6.25 x 9.25 inches with 32 pages.
Written and compiled by The Nebraska Writers' Project, Work Projects Administration, Federal Works Agency. Published by Woodruff Printing Company, Lincoln, Nebraska October, 1940.
Contents include: Indian Place Legends, Historical Legends, Ballads, Legends of Febold Feboldson, Animal Legends, Reminiscences of Dad Streeter, Dance Calls, Santee-Sioux Indian Legends, Early Nebraska Cooking, and Pioneer Recollections.
Condition is very good with some wear to covers and previous owners name written on cover. Interior pages are very good with some age toning and first few pages have indentation from a paper clip at top center.
Great gift for the Nebraska history buff!
Nebraska Folklore Book. Softcover book, with staple spine, measuring 6.25 x 9.25 inches with 32 pages.
Written and compiled by The Nebraska Writers' Project, Work Projects Administration, Federal Works Agency. Published by Woodruff Printing Company, Lincoln, Nebraska October, 1939.
Contents include Animal Legends, Indian Legends, Historical Legends, Place Name Stories, Cowboy Songs, Nebraska Cattle Brands, Tall Tales, and Songs About Nebraska.
Condition is very good with wear to covers, and interior pages are detached from cover, but bound.
Vintage Union Pacific Railroad Centennial Coloring Book. Celebrating the driving of The Golden Spike which united our Nation.
The story of how the railroad was built and how it evolved over the years.
Book measures 8 x 10 inches with 16 pages.
Book is unused. No pages have been colored. Condition is very good with some wear soiling to covers.
Interior pages are very good with age toning along the edges.
Nice collectible coloring book!
Vintage 1967 Nebraska State Centennial Coloring Book. Nebraska Storybook Illustrated. Honour To Pioneers Who Broke The Sods That Men To Come Might Live. Illustrated by Mr. Emerson Lamb. Copyright 1965.
The story of how Nebraska was settled.
Official Centennial Issue
Book measures 8.5 x 11 inches with 32 pages.
No pages have been colored. Condition is very good with some wear to covers.
Immortal Hymn Writers Hymns Pictures and Biographies by Dr. J. A. Lee. First 2/3 of the book is hymns, 2 pages of photos, and 10 pages of biographies.
Softcover book measuring 5 x 8 inches with approximately 50 pages.
Good condition with some soiling and wear to covers, ink underlining and notations at the back of the book, and newspaper clipping taped inside back cover.Please check my store for more vintage postcards, books and ephemera. Thanks for visiting!
Lot of 2 Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Childhood Booklets.
Common Childhood Diseases. Edition of November 1954. Measures 5 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches with 36 pages. Soiling and wear to covers. Really cute graphics.
Nine to Twelve. Copyright 1960. Measures 5 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches with 18 pages. Very good condition with light wear.Please check my store for more vintage postcards, books and ephemera. Thanks for visiting!
Antelope County Nebraska District 81 Country School Records Book. Book measures 8.25 x 10.75 inches with 115 pages. Covers the years of 1906-1922.
Sections include: Record of School Meetings Minutes, Teacher Contracts, Expense Record, and Orders Drawn on County and District Treasurer.
Not every page is filled. This would have been from a very small school district.
Cover is detached.
Vintage 1878-1953 Palmer, Kansas St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 75th Anniversary History Book. Book contains a list and photos of the charter members, history of the Church, pastor bios and photos, Sunday school photos, membership photos, gleaning from the old records, confirmation class lists and honor roll of veterans.
Book measures about 12.25 inches wide and 9 inches tall with 30 pages total. Blue soft cover with white plastic comb spine.
Condition is good with wear and fading to covers. Interior pages are very good with some age toning and light soiling.