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.
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!
Vintage 1970s paperback teen book. Overdrive by Leslie Waller. Scholastic Book Services children's Book TK 2459. Great adventure chapter book about racing.
Copyright 1967 by Leslie Waller: This is the 1st printing, November 1973.
Letter or Number Code: TK 2459
Publisher: Scholastic Book Services
Book measures: 4.25" wide x 7" tall.
Author: Leslie Waller
Condition: Nice book. Age toning to pages, and a few dog eared pages. Some soiling and scuffing to covers and a crease near lower right front cover. Also small ink mark near spine on front cover. Previous owners name written on title page in pencil.
Play With Me by Marie Hall Ets. Book number WW802. Copyright 1955 by Marie Hall Ets. Issued in 1968 by The Viking Press. Vintage 1960's Softcover children's story book measuring about 7 inches x 9.5 inches.
Color illustrations throughout.
Condition is excellent with previous owners name written neatly on title page in red ink. Interior pages have no marks or tears.
Radio Favorites of the Blackwood Brothers. A book of Special Songs, compiled for Radio Programs and Evangelistic Services. Compiled by Blackwood Brothers Quartet. KMA Radio, Shenandoah, Iowa.
Vintage circa 1940s softcover religious song book measuring 5 1/4 inches wide x 7 3/4 inches long with 111 pages.
Condition is good with previous owners name written on the front cover and the title page. Cover has some soiling and general wear. Pages have some age toning.
Soul's Harbor Songs Number Three. Compiled by H. Max Good, Director and Lee H. Baum, Minister of Music. Published by Soul's Harbor and Wings of Prayer. Printed in U.S.A. 1948.
Vintage softcover hymnal book measuring 5 3/4 inches wide x 8 1/4 inches long with 141 pages.
Condition is good with previous owners name written on the front cover. Cover has some soiling, there are a few dog eared pages, and some age toning.
Sprout vintage children's book by Jenifer Wayne. Illustrated by Gail Owens. Hardcover Weekley Reader Book Club edition. Copyright 1970, 1976.
Book measures about 6 inches x 9 inches with 90 pages. This is a chapter book with black and white illustrations.
Condition is very good with some light soiling and wear to covers. No writing, marks or tears to pages.
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.
The Good Housekeeping Needlecraft Encyclopedia. Hardcover book measuring 6 x 8 5/8 inches with 479 pages. Edited by Alice Carroll. Copyright 1947.
A guide for the beginner and experienced needle worker.
1. Simple Sewing
2. Advanced Sewing and Tailoring
3. Simple Embroidery
4. Advanced Embroidery
5. Applique, Quilting, Patchwork and Tufting
8. Hairpin Lace, Netting, and Net Embroidery
11. Rug Making
13. Sewing For the Home
Condition is good. Pages are very good with no marks or tears. First three pages do have some moisture stains along the edge, as do the last few pages, which are the index. There is also a small square area on the cover that looks like a price sticker was removed.
Great sewing and needlework help book!
The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church. Published by The Board of Publication. The Evangelical United Brethren Church of Dayton, Ohio. Copyright 1957.
Hardcover book measuring 6 inches wide x 8 5/8 inches long with 210 pages.
Condition is good with previous owners name written on front end paper, along with stamped owner information.
Book does have a bit of a musty smell when opened.
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.
The Service Hymnal. Compiled for general use in all religious services of the Church, School and Home. Hope Publishing Company, 1963.
Hardcover book measuring 6 1/8 inches wide x 8 1/2 inches long with 480 pages.
Condition is very good with some wear to the cover edges and spine. Also looks like a bookplate sticker may have been removed from the title page, as there is some glue reside in a rectangular shape. Interior pages are very good with no marks or tears.
Tracing Play. Vintage trace and color coloring book #2388-15. Copyright 1952 by The Saalfield Publishing Co. of Akron, Ohio.
Pictures to color include: sheep, rabbits, school bus and school, girls, boys, mice in train, puppies playing ball, paper doll with clothes, bears, pull toy, hammer and bench set, boy as mailman, girl at chalkboard, and a clown.
Book measures 10 3/4 inches wide x 15 inches tall.
There are 16 pages to color (8 double sided), one of which has already been neatly colored using crayons. Along with 8 pages of tracing paper
Book is in good used condition with wear along the spine and a crease to the upper and lower right corners of the front cover. Also has the one page that has been colored and one of the tracing papers has been used.
All pages of the images to color are shown in this listing.
Some really fun images in this coloring book!
Vintage and original 1908 Washington, Kansas High School yearbook. "The Senior".
Softcover book with string binding. Measures about 6.5 inches wide x 9.5 inches wide. Approximately 50 pages.
Contains a list of alumni dating from 1885 up through 1907. Photos of the members of the Board of Education, photos of school staff, Senior photos, and Girls' Basketball team, and Boys' Track team. Also includes a class roll of freshman, sophomores, and juniors (no photos), and many pages of local advertising in the back of the book.
Class senior surnames include:
Barley, Creighton, Sharp, Partie, Raplee, Emmons, Yoder, Lewis, Smith, Morrow, and Geistfeldt.
Condition is good with age toning to pages and cover, light foxing to some pages, and corner and edge bumps and tears. Upper right corner corner is missing for the front cover and first few pages.
Includes school faculty photos, local advertisers, class history etc.
Great piece of Kansas history!
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 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.
Vintage original 1960 Knox Gelatin Cookbook titled "Knox On-Camera Recipes." A completely new guide to Gel-Cookery.
Softcover book measuring about 8 1/4 inches wide x 11 inches tall with 48 pages.
Book shows wear along spine, scuffing, crease lower right front corner, and small tears along edges. Page 47-48 has a small torn spot with a small crease.
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.