Antique history book. 1927 Fairbury, Nebraska City Directory. Published by Baldwin Brothers Directory Co. of Hebron, Nebraska.
Hardcover book measuring about 6 3/8 x 9.5 inches with 102 pages. Contains:
Numerical Telephone Directory
Local Business Advertising
Book cover is in poor condition with splitting along canvas cover spine, wrinkling to canvas on boards, edge and corner wear, and some soiling to covers. Pages are all firmly intact. Pencil notations on some pages, and age toning and soiling to pages.
Great resource for the genealogist!
Vintage original 1953 Mueller Water Works Catalog W-96. Mueller Co. Main Office & Factory, Decatur, Illinois.
Hardcover book measuring 8 3/4 inches wide x 11 1/4 inches long. Approximately 150 pages.
Includes a separate net price list book that is housed in a pocket inside the front cover. Price list book has 63 pages.
Catalog is divided into sections, which include:
Black and white illustrations and line drawings on most of the pages.
Condition is very good with some light wear to the cover. Light foxing inside the front and back covers. Age toning and light soiling to some of the interior pages. No marks or tears.
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!
Choo Choo The Little Switch Engine by Wallace Wadsworth. Illustrated by Mary Jane Chase.
Rand McNally Elf book number 8394. Copyright date of 1954. Original price printed on cover 25c.
Book measures about 6 5/8 inches wide x a little over 8 1/4 inches long with 20 pages. Condition is good with wear to cover corners and edges, and some scuffing. Also has the 23 stamped on the front cover and an ink scribble starting at the train's eyes down through the bottom of the book.
Interior pages are good with inscription written inside front cover in ink, name written on title page in black crayon, and a letter T written at the top of the third page in ink. Last page has a small vertical crease along the right edge, along with a tiny tear near the bottom of the crease.
Color illustrations throughout.
Very cute children's story book for your collection!