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Legenda Nineteen Hundred and Three, Anon.,;,
81 Anon.,;, Legenda Nineteen Hundred and Three
Wellesley College: Class of 1903 1903 1903 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 8vo, 176pp + 26pp ads; red cloth w/gilt decorations & title, illustrated w/numerous blk & white photos & drawings; edgeworn, bumped corners, last 2 pp lightly foxed, cover stained & faded in spots; tight & complete, text clean; much of interest Photos of students & campus, information on societies, teachers, poems & essays; Laid in a note dated 1904 requesting donations for the concert fund which is broke. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Little Friends Painting Book, Anon.,;,
82 Anon.,;, Little Friends Painting Book
London: Raphael Tuck ND - CA 1905 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 24mo, 20 pp; Colorful cover is edgeworn w/2 small chips out of the bottom edge & 1/4 inch loss of 1 corner. Text pages age tanned, some colored w/mixed results. The original colored plates & the covers are charming & vivid. Gift inscription; Color offset on some pages. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Men & Women in World War II from Shelby County, Anon.,;,
83 Anon.,;, Men & Women in World War II from Shelby County
Dallas: Taylor Eng. Co. ND - mid to late 1940's Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, unpaginated; black leatherette w/flag & raised letters on the front cover; good condition w/shelfwear, bumped corners, last page of photos in upside down & w/a stain on it, ragged spine ends, back hinge starting; Filled with photos. Next to the photos are brief information about each person. The very last section is for photos & information about Negro soldiers. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 150.00 USD
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My Dolly, Anon.,;,
84 Anon.,;, My Dolly
London: Raphael Tuck & Sons No Date - ca 1890-1910 Book 
Card Cover, 9.5 inches tall, 10 pp; in good condition w/light edgewear, one pinhole thru the top where it was probably hung on the wall. The hole is hard to see on the front. Back is plain w/some dingy areas. Two more color ills. Inside along w/b&w ones The upper spine was coming loose, repaired with transparent, archival tape. Charming book, see photos. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 150.00 USD
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My Flower Garden Book, Anon.,;,
85 Anon.,;, My Flower Garden Book
Chicago, NY: Vaughan's Seed Co. CA 1940 1940 Book 
Card Cover, pop-up book 7 1/2 high X 9 1/2 wide, 9pp + back & front covers; very good condition, no dj as issued, light edgewear, lightly bumped corners; illustrations colorful & clean, all seed packets present, plastic ring binding in good shape; Book tells the store of 2 children who plant a flower garden with the seeds. Each group of flowers forms a new addition to a colorful picture. 1st page comprises an easel against which the other pages are displayed. Charming! TX tax will apply. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 150.00 USD
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My Flower Garden Book, Anon.,;,
86 Anon.,;, My Flower Garden Book
Chicago: Vaughan's Seeds ND - 1940's probably 1940 Hardcover Book 
Paper covered boards in ring binding, 9 1/2 wide X 7 1/2 tall, 8 pp heavy stock; colorful front cover scene of Betty & Bobby tending their garden; edgewear, bumped corners, missing the seeds, a few faint scratches on the back cover, a few rusty rings; Boards fold into easel with pages flipping to show Bobby and Betty in various garden scenes, very colorful. Charming scenes as the children successively plant their seeds. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Navidad Villancicos, Pastorelas, Posadas, Pinatas, Anon.,;,
87 Anon.,;, Navidad Villancicos, Pastorelas, Posadas, Pinatas
Mexico: Manuel Altolaguirre 1945 - 7th impression 1945 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 4to, unpaginated; pink wrappers, colorful ills. By Jose Moreno Villa, songs & poems for children; quite charming; cover edgeworn w/bumped corners, gift inscription on eps, color offset on 1 page, fo bookplate on ep; Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Polaris - Volume 2, No. 1- the Class of 43-15 Navigator Wing & Class 43-13 Bombadier Wing, Anon.,;,
88 Anon.,;, Polaris - Volume 2, No. 1- the Class of 43-15 Navigator Wing & Class 43-13 Bombadier Wing
1943 Privately Published at Ellington Field, Houston Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Softcover, 4to, 54 pp; very good condition w/light edgwear; Ellington Field was a bomber training facility in WWII. Many pictures of cadets and officers & training exercises, along w/listings of names in squadrons. Ellington Field was near Houston, TX and there are photos of that city as well. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Punch 1895 or The London Charivari, Anon.,;,
89 Anon.,;, Punch 1895 or The London Charivari
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co. 1895 1895 Soft cover Book 
52 issues of the magazine Punch for the year 1895 bound in 1/2 brown lea. w/green cloth, 4to, 311pp, lots of black & white ills; edgeworn, lightly bumped corners, spine rubbed, eps browned; Full of the famous Punch cartoons & jokes. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Story of Esquire Brown & His Mule, Anon.,;,
90 Anon.,;, Story of Esquire Brown & His Mule
Baltimore, MD: A. C. Meyer & Co. ND Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 3 inches high X 4 inches wide; Pamphlet unfolds with 7 panels telling a humorous story in cartoon style. This is actually a commercial for Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup, w/testimonials. Amusing; In very good condition w/fold a little loose between the 1st & 2nd panel. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The American Cook Book, Anon.,;,
91 Anon.,;, The American Cook Book
NY: William Randolph Hearst 1901 - presumed 1st edition 1901 Soft cover Book 
Hardcover, 12mo, 413 pp; brown cloth w/figure of a woman in a chef's hat holding a big red lobster, red title on front & spine, decorated eps, blk & white illustrations throughout; edgeworn, bumped corners, front hinge starting, some cooking stains on pp; Some white paint worn off on image of woman on the front cover. TP reads, By the readers of the New York Journal, The Chicago American, The San Francisco Examiner. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Babes in the Wood, Anon.,;,
92 Anon.,;, The Babes in the Wood
NY: Raphael Tuck & Sons ND Soft cover Book 
Softcover, linen, 16mo, 8 pp; Part of Father Tuck's Dolly Dear Series; Good condition w/light edgewear, a few corners dogeared, colorful lithographed covers & 2 more color lithographs inside. FO put 2 holes in the book for putting into a ring binder. Quite charming! Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 78.00 USD
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The Busy Bee Train Book, Anon.,;,
93 Anon.,;, The Busy Bee Train Book
Garden City, NY: Garden City Books 1954 Soft cover Book 
Softcover, 4to, 160pp; colorful covers in very good condition w/very light shelfwear; interior in perfect condition except for the fact that the pages are age tanned. Nothing has been colored or cut out, so all pieces are present. Color & blk & wht ills Contains games to play, pages to color, & train parts to cut out and put together. Good gift for the grown up train buff child. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Dictionary of Trade, Commerce, & Navigation, Anon.,;,
94 Anon.,;, The Dictionary of Trade, Commerce, & Navigation
London: Brittain, Paternoster Row 1844 1844 Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 8vo, unpaginated but approx 380 pp; 1/4 red leather w/marbled boards, illustrated w/400 blk & white engravings; edgeworn, bumped corners, boards skinned in a couple of places, leather on 1 corner torn off, pages age tanned w/foxing on eps; Former owner name on front pd. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Fabulous Talents of Roger Williams, Anon.,;,
95 Anon.,;, The Fabulous Talents of Roger Williams
Stan Greeson Associations Producers ND Soft cover Book Signed by Author(s)
Softcover, 4to, 16pp; gold front cover w/photos of Williams hands in keyboard positions, SIGNED by the pianist on the front cover; Inside is biographical information and photos of the performer, his family, and performances; Booklet in good condition w/light shelfwear & some small pin holes on the front upper corner. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Genius of Lothar Meggendorfer, Anon.,;,
96 Anon.,;, The Genius of Lothar Meggendorfer
London: Jonathan Cape 1985 - 1st edition Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, unpaginated; very good condition w/all moving parts still working; light shelfwear; Recreation os some of Meggendorfer's famous moveable pictures. Designed by David Pelham, illustrated by Jim Deesing, paper engineering by Tor Lokvig. Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 0.0 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Half Holiday, Anon.,;,
97 Anon.,;, The Half Holiday
London: Henry Frowde & Hodder & Stoughton No date Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, unpaginated; paper covered boards w/red cloth spine w/ colorful scene on front cover; edgeworn, bumped corners, back cover grubby; 12 charming color plates as well as many black & white ones. Illustrator not credited. Tight & complete; Part of the Something to Do series. Scarce! Texas residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The Roughnecks' Club, Anon.,;,
98 Anon.,;, The Roughnecks' Club
The Roughnecks' Club 1959 Soft cover Book Signed by Author(s)
Softcover, 4to, 5 pp; A tribute to J. L. "Slats" Latimer, chief roughneck in 1959; tan card covers w/the roughneck symbol on the front, tied together w/gold silk cord; Very good condition w/light age tanning & shelfwear; contains a photo of Mr. Latimer; Also contains a short biography of Mr. Latimer; SIGNED & inscribed by him. Oil industry pioneer & former president of Magnolia Petroleum. Scarce item! 0.0 0.0 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Seattle Brides' Cook Book, Anon.,;,
99 Anon.,;, The Seattle Brides' Cook Book
Seattle: Union Advertising Co. ND - early 20th century Hardcover Book 
Hardcover, 4to, 120 pp; Grey paper covered boards, brown spine w/drawing of an early 20th century bride tasting a dish, husband in the background. Good condition, edgeworn, bumped corners, a few stains on cover & pages. Many ads for Seattle businesses. Tight & complete; TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. Cover: 0.0 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Story of Champ d'Asile, Anon.,;,
100 Anon.,;, The Story of Champ d'Asile
Austin: Steck-Vaughn 1969 - facsimile of the 1937 Book Club of Texas Hardcover Book 
Hardcover in slipcase, 8vo, 180 pp; gilt stamped green cloth, pictorial endpapers, very good w/fo name on the front endpaper; green linen covered slipcase also in very good condition with a few spots & edgewear on the lower front edge; some pages uncut; Contains some new material. Story of a group of French citizens who established a colony in Texas in 1818. TX residents will have state tax added to their bill. 0.0 0.0 
Price: 35.00 USD
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