Book Catalogues & Best Sellers

00248-B0990EHEE- Catalogue- THOMAS Y. CROWELL & CO. CATALOGUE OF PUBLICATIONS. NY, 1889. Nicely detailed illustrations of books throughout. Great guide for building library if this era. 6-3/4" x 10-1/4" x 28pp. $34.00

00306-B0990QRT- Broadsheet- PETTIBONE BROS. MANUFACTURING CO. Cincinnati, OH. ca 1898. A broadsheet advertising the book, "Smith's Diagram Of Parliamentary Rules". Front has elaborate graphics illustrating its use and back has the ever present letters of testimony. Two color, measures 13-1/2" x 10-1/4" when unfolded. Interesting display piece. $28.00

02301-M1293EOOE- Book Catalogues- Seven pieces: 1) Book Table, Brooklyn, NY. Vol.1, No.3, Jun 1870. Pub by Edward F. Selding, Bookseller & Stationer. Article index for magazines of current month, new books published in all categories. worn w/glue spots where something has been applied in the past. Very readable throughout. 6" x 9-1/2" x 8pp. 2) BOOK NEWS, Manual Arts Press, Peoria, IL. Nov 1916. Woodworking, Electrical, House planning, etc. Inserted order blank, price list. Very good condition. 5-1/4" x 7-1/2" x 14pp. 3) BOOK PARLANCE, Mail Order book Room and Lending Library. Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Mar 1926. Book reviews, letters. Canadian titles. Light shelf soil, dog-ears. 7" x 10-1/4" x 8pp, 4) BOOK NEWS, Manual Arts Press, Peoria, IL. Apr 1927. Machine shop, linoleum-block printing, woodworking, food study, shop instruction materials, articles. Inserted order blank/price list. Light shelf soil. 7-3/4" x 10-1/2" x 8pp x 16pp. 5) THE BOOKFINDER ILLUSTRATED. London, England. Vol.1, No.6, Mar 1928. A pictorial record of the books of the month. Nice 1/2 page ad on back cover of library shelf units. Corner chip. 9-3/4" x 12-1/4" x 28pp. 6) THE BOOK WINDOW, A GUIDE TO BOOK BUYING & BOOK READING, W. H. Smith & son, London, England. Vol1, No.8, Spring 1929. Many articles, literary gossip, echoes of war, all the book news. Inserted "Juxta Competition" order blank whereby reader could nominate humorous combination of book title and author name. (The English are clever with word games). Minor cover spot. 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" x 48pp. 7) THE BOOK SAMPLER, Provincetown Book shop, Provincetown, MA. Mar 1937. Book previews. Very good condition. 6" x 9" x 24pp. All seven. Good dealer’s lot. $59.00

02925-M0894EE- Catalogue- DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & CO., Garden City, NY. ca 1912. Neat little die-cut of Rudyard Kipling’s book, "SONGS FROM BOOKS". It opens to reveal a price list of Kipling’s other books (some 28). Picture of Kipling at his writing desk on back. Very well preserved, on coated stock paper. 3-1/4" x 5" x 4 pp. $16.00

02562-M0594ERKE- Catalogue- G. R. SUMMERS REXALL STORE, Sturgeon, MO, 1913. McKinley edition of ten cent music and Root's instruction books in music related subjects. For all ages. Well illustrated with books and first line grand staff. Neat item. 1" tear in trim-edge margin into text. Some age toning. 8-1/2" x 11" x 16pp. $22.00

02008-M0292EOUK- Catalogue- THE PILGRIM PRESS, Boston and Chicago. 1915. A Descriptive Catalogue of New & Recent Books For All Book Lovers. Red, gilt, silver illuminated stiff covers. Color and b/w illustrated throughout. Lightly rubbed, small spot on back cover. 6-1/2" x 9 x 32pp. $56.00

02993-M0894EKEE- Catalogues, supplements, flyers- THE MEDICI SOCIETY OF AMERICA PUBLISHERS, Boston, 1923 to 1925. Paintings of the old masters. Lot of nine pieces on coated stock paper, most well illustrated, all very good to excellent condition: 1) 1925 catalogue, 8-1/2" x 11" x 48 pp; 2) 1925 catalogue of books, 6-3/4" x 10" x 20 pp; 3)1923 supplements, two copies of Miniature Masters, 7-3/4" x 10-1/2" x 16 pp ea.; 4) 1925 supplement, Christmas Cards, 6-3/4" x 9-3/4" x 8 pp; 5) 1924-25 supplement, Post Cards, 6-1/2" x 9-3/4" x 6 pp; 6) No date supplement, Framed and Boxed Masters, 6" x 9" x 4 pp; 7) 1928 supplement, Miniature Masters, 9" x 12" x 4pp; 8) No date flier, Special Masters, 9" x 12" x 2pp. All. $34.00

04665-M0395ECOA- Magalog- POPULAR MECHANICS PRESS, Chicago, IL. "PERSONAL ADVANCEMENT", Vol. 1, No. 2, ca 1920s. "30,000 Jobs At $5,000 A Year". Story Of Books, Best Vacations, Profitable Trades, Books For Boys, Best Sellers, Why So Many Folks Lose, Keep Up With Radio, Entertaining With Magic, more. Illustrated. Some edge chips, spots, soiling. 6-3/4" x 9-1/4" x 16pp. $20.00

04664-M0395-M0395ECOA-  Catalogue-  POPULAR MECHANICS   PRESS,   Chicago,  1920s.  "An  Easy Way To Master 176 Practical Subjects".  79 Trades, Boys and Girls Books, Travel In All Countries, General  Knowledge  Of  A Practical Type.  Many  book  selections each category.  Delightfully Illustrated  like  the old magazines.  Some cover edge chips & small  tears,  light soil.  6-1/4" x 9-1/4" x 32pp. $20.00

02009-M0292EOUK- Catalogue- AMERICAN BOOK CO., NY. 1926. A Guide To Good reading On All Subjects And For All Grades. 295 Volumes Profusely Illustrated. Picture clipped from top of page 21, lightly rubbed cover. 5" x 7-1/4" x 96pp. $31.00

01701-M0593ECEE- Catalogue- G. SCHIRMER, INC, NY, NY, Spring 1927. Schirmer’s Stock Offer to the Trade. Not "stock" as in "stocks and bonds", but their merchandise line of sheet music and music books of all kinds for schools, household, piano, octavo and orchestra, etc. Illustrated cover, rest is listing of music in nice typography with discount rates prominently displayed. In preface letter to their customers, they speak hopefully and encouragingly of continuing prosperity, not suspecting the terrible crash that was to come in 1929. Green ink on ivory coated stock paper. Light stain throughout to upper 1/4 of pages. Light horizontal fold. 9-1/4" x 12" x 23pp. $18.00

03754-M0495ECSH- Sales Pak- ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, NYC. 1929. Six items: 1) 9-3/4" x 12-3/4" x 52 pp very high-quality promo catalogue of their 14th edition. It’s gilt embellished, has original color art cover by Adolph Treidler (1886-1981). Presents specimen sheets of maps, color plates and much other information and illustrations. Beautifully done! 2) 12-3/4" x 39" tri-folded, gilt embellished, quality folder with huge presentations of different bindings available. Has small fold chew in lower margin (doesn’t touch any art or text). 3) 2 pp letter of transmittal. 4) 8" x 10-3/4" x 4 pp Special Order Form w/front printed in green like a security. 5) BR envelope. 6) Large original mailing envelope w/canceled 9 cent Jefferson stamp. All. $85.00

04836-M0395EEHC- Fliers- NEW YORK ASSOCIATION PRESS. NY. ca 1920. "Books with Purpose" by YMCA International Committee, Industrial Dept. Four sheets, printed both sides w/pictures of either book covers or posters--can't tell which. Themes of all are thrift and saving for a rainy day. Four are pictured per side or total of 32. Very good condition. 6" x 8-1/2" x 8pp. All. $12.00

07075-M0595EESC- Catalogue- MISSOURI STORE CO., Columbia, MO. New and Used Educational Books 1929 Fall Catalog. “Where Books Cost Less” At Prices Below Publisher’s. Social Sciences. Voluminous listings in categories of Civics, Economics, Encyclopedias, English Importations, Fine Art & Colour Books, History, Logic, Music, Pedagogy, Political Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Reference & Standard Sets, Religion. Nice cover with picture of their building and typography in speedball lettering customary to the times. Slight bug damage small place near spine, otherwise very good condition. 4-1/4”x 8-7/8”x 63pp. $23.00

02926-M0894EKAA- Catalogue- POPULAR MECHANICS PRESS, Chicago, IL. ca early 1930s. "A Billion Ideas". One of the most comprehensive catalogues of books and plans we’ve seen. Hundreds of titles. How to do, build and learn just about everything imaginable! Well illustrated, excellent condition. Nice 3-color covers, coated stock paper pages. 6-1/2" x 9-1/4" x 112pp. $42.00

02921-M0894ESEO- Catalogue- RUDDER PUBLISHING CO., NY, NY. 1931. The Rudder was the magazine for yachtsmen. This is their little catalogue of books and plans for boats of every kind: Cruisers, sea skiffs, runabouts, party launches, river cruisers, speedsters, rowboats, ice yachts, barge houseboats, sailboats, sloops, cruising yawls, ketches, etc. Small line drawing of each. Books on all things marine. Excellent condition. 4-1/2" x 6" x 64pp. $28.00

03319-M0894ELEE- Catalogue- McGRAW-HILL BOOK CO., NY, 1933. Book catalogue including publications of Whittlesey House. Hundreds of titles, reviews on every subject imaginable: Business, engineering, self-development, radios and telegraphy, agriculture, forestry and wood products, pharmacy, physics, sociology, textiles, and scores more. 2-color covers, no illustrations. Excellent condition. 6" x 9" x 246pp. $14.00

07077-M0595EESC- Catalogue- J. THORNTON & SON (F.S. and J.S.D. THORNTON), University Booksellers, 11 Broad Street, Oxford England. A Catalogue of Books on Travel & Exploration including Anthropology, Archaeology, Antiquities, Folk-Lore, Comparative Religion, Witchcraft and Kindred Subjects. Catalogue No. 271, 1933. Light vertical fold, small gap in blue cover and stain at spine foot, otherwise very good condition. 5-1/2”x 8-1/2”x 36pp. $24.00

03321-M0894EE- Catalogue- VAN NOSTRAND BOOKS, NY, ca 1930s. Catalogue of technical books. Brentano’s Chicago imprint. Illustrated on 2 or 3 pages. 2-color covers. Excellent condition. 6" x 9-1/4" x 134pp. $14.00

06102-M0495EEUA- Catalogue- A. T. DE LA MARE CO., New York, NY. Cat No.22, ca 1935. Selected Garden Books. Extensive selection. Some are illustrated. Coated stock pages. Light cover soil and light silverfish damage to one page. 6"x 9"x 48pp. $32.00

02555-M0594EESE- Catalogue- POPULAR MECHANICS PRESS, Chicago, 1943. Helpful Books on every subject imaginable: Trade, how-to, tech, reference, gardening & farming, civil service, self-improvement, crafts, automotive, etc. They were extremely popular at the time and still much sought after. Three pieces inserted: Money Order application, order blank, reply envelope. Very good condition. Color cover, coated stock paper. 6-3/4" x 9-1/2" x 48pp. $28.00

00290-M1190EEKA- Catalogue- A COMPLETE CATALOGUE of DOVER BOOKS on ANTIQUES. Dover Publications, NY, NY. 1972. Well illustrated with cuts from the old books. Includes selections on furniture & decorating; silver, gold & ironwork, china & glass, clocks, tools, toys, folk art, arms & armor, decoys, tapestry, lighting, gasoline automobiles, rugs, dolls, Victoriana, prints, maps, photos, graphic arts, magic, maps, stencils, costumes, oriental, etc. Cover edge creases, otherwise good. 8-1/2" x 11" x 48pp . $16.00

00850-B0990QRT- Catalogue- POTAWATOMI MUSEUM, Angola, IN. ca 1970’s. Books on Archaeology, Artifacts Ethnology, Indian Lore. Spiral bound, slight cover wrinkle. 8-1/2" x 11-1/4" x 14pp Pb. $18.00

07268-M0607ELOU- Catalogue- X-S BOOKS, INC., Carlstadt, NJ. BARGAIN BOOKS FOR THE 80’S. Catalog Supplement, Winter-Spring 1980. Remainders, Imports, Reprints. Every genre--fiction and nonfiction. Excellent condition. 8-3/8"x 11"x 31pp. $8.00 

06831-M0102EEEE- Catalogue- READER’S DIGEST ASSOC., Pleasantville, NY. Christmas Catalogue, 1981. Books (around 60 titles), records (about 44 albums-- all genre, all decades in the LP vinyl), 8-track tapes, cassettes, two language courses, antique spot globe, electronic word game, portable multi-band radio. Colorful presentation. Nice Christmassy cover. Good condition. 5-1/2"x 8-3/4"x 32pp. $16.00

04375-M0684EE- CUMBERLAND GENERAL STORE, Crossville, TN. Vol.9, No.1, 1984. "Cumberland’s Country Reader; Journal for The Farm, Garden And Fireside." Tabloid catalogue of mostly how-to books on many subjects such as Homesteading; Gardening; Putting Food By; Cookbooks; Beer, Wine & Cider Making; Country Wisdom; Energy; Building; Livestock; Crafts; McGuffey’s Readers; Books about Cumberland County, TN, etc. Two articles- "History Of The General Store In America and "Tennessee Ghost Stories." Well illustrated. Very good condition. 11-1/2" x 15-1/2" x 16pp. $16.00


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