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Indiana Audubon Society 1946, 1948 Yearbooks; 29 Issues 1950-1960

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indian Audubon Society:

Seller ID: 17828IN

Condition: Very Good


Nice set, all issues tightly bound. Some show soiling to front near spine, but later ones are clean as a whistle. 1946 Yearbook shows former owner's name written small at top front. The rest are without names. Mailing label on back of all. Photo illustrated in black and white. Yearbooks printed on coated paper.Magazine issues are as follows:1950 -- Jan. and April; 1951 -- July and Aug.;1952 -- April, July, Oct.;1953 --Jan., April, Oct.; 1954 -- April, July; 1955 -- April, July; 1956 -- Jan. July, Oct.;1957 -- April, July, Oct.;1958 -- Jan. April, July Oct. (full-run);1959 -- Feb. May, August-N... View more info

All Hands; the Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin June, 1945 (Victory In Europe)

By: N/A

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Washington D.C,, Bureau of Navy Personnel: 1945

Seller ID: 18742K

Condition: Good-plus


Very nice book-- clean and tightly bound. Small vee-shaped tear to front, lies totally flat over the "A" in All in title. Light overall wear. Cover notes that magazine was intended to be read by ten people and should be moved along quickly. Illustrated throughout with great photos, including a sequence of kamakaze suicide bombers. Articles of note include pieces on the Battle of Atlantic, the capture of U- boat 505, the saving of the carrier Franklin after attack off Japan, and the German surrender (including text of same) with photos of liberating the Jews. Also includes much info for... View more info

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Engineering News and American Contract Journal Vol. XVII April 23, 1887

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Engineering News Publishing Company: 1887

Edition: Vol. XVIII, No. 17

Seller ID: 18867

Condition: Near Fine


It's not common to find an example of this early technical magazine and especially not in such nice condtion. There is a small bit of soiling to outer edge of front cover, but it is otherwise very handsome. Oversized at 11" across by 14" tall. Numerous ads at front and back with bold graphics showing various pumps, pipes, derricks, engineering and surveying equipment, fire hydrants, valves. etc.. Even submarine tunnels and early steam shovels.A sampling of articles include the following topics: a landslide on the New York, Central & Hudson Railroad, the foundation for the 1000-ft. Eiff... View more info

Phoenix Flame Magazines Sparks 1-7 (Periods of Art Series)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Phoenix Metal Cap Company: 1949

Seller ID: 19016

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful magazines published as the Period of Art series. Includes Blaze 24, Sparks 1-7, the series in its entirety. Magazine with its gorgeous bold, graphic covers by Elmer Jacobs was a national award winner for its art. What's interesting is it was the house organ for the Phoenix Metal Cap Co. of Chicago and, as such, is a unique and quirky juxtaposition of advertising art (products for which the company designed caps) and fine art sprinkled with poetry, humor and history. Magazine measures 8-1/2"x11" with each issue featuring a different period of art history. In chronologic... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 76, 1990

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1990

Seller ID: 19815

Condition: Fine


Crisp as new. No names or writing. Pages and cover pristine. Measures 9"x11" and has 260 pages plus plates. Illustrated with charts and black and white plates on glossy paper at back of book. Among the many articles are: The Origin of the Pyramid Texts Found on Middle Kingdom Saqqara Coffins; Crime, Cult and Capital Punishment; Interpreting the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor; Crown Prince Djhutmose and the Royal Sons of the 18th Dynasty; The Death of Niphururiya and Is Aftermath; Hogs and Hygiene; The Temple of Apis in Memphis; The Egyptological Bibliography of Percy Edward Newberry;... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 54, 1968

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1968

Seller ID: 19834

Condition: Very Good


Spine has sunned and there is a one inch chip to paper over spine at crown, but otherwise this one is pristine. No names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 245 pages. Illustrated with black and white plates. Among the many articles are: The Pregnancy of Isis; A Bibliography of Jeroslav Cerny; Four Hieratic Ostraca of the Old Kingdom; An Early Middle Kingdom Account; A Reconsideration of the Middle Kingdom Cairo Letter; A New Wisdom Text From a Writing-Board in Oxford; and Two Monuments of the Rein of Horemheb, as well as one on the length of Horemheb's reign. Other issues available... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 67, 1981

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1981

Seller ID: 19846

Condition: Very Good


Spine has sunned, but otherwise this one is pristine. No names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 207 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. Among the many articles are: Two Old Kingdom Tombs at Giza; The Conclusion to the Testament of Ammenemes, King of Egypt; An Eighteenth-Dynasty Linen in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston; Egypt, Samos and the Archaic Style in Greek Sculpture; Ancient Egyptian Silver; and The Rev. Dr. Anthony J. Arkell. Other issues available. View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 66, 1980

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1980

Seller ID: 19847

Condition: Very Good


Spine has sunned, but otherwise this one is pristine. No names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 192 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. A sampling of article topics include: Observations of a collection of crania from the Mastabas of the Reign of Cheops at Giza; two lute players of the Amarna Era; Historical observations of the military reliefs of Abu Simbel and other Ramesside Temples in Nubia; an accounts papyrus from Thebes; and adaptation of the ancient Egyptian texts to the the temple ritual at Philae. Other issues available. View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 71, 1985

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1985

Seller ID: 19848

Condition: Very Good


Spine has sunned faintly, but otherwise this one is pristine. No names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 211 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. A sampling of article topics include: status symbols in the architecture of El-'Amarna; reflections on the reign of Ramesses VI; the identity of the Ramesside Queen Tyti; the camel in dynastic Egypt; and Anubis and the lunar disc; and the composition of a military work party in Roman Egypt. Other issues available. View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 75, 1989

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1989

Seller ID: 19849

Condition: Very Good


Very nice -- no sunning, no writing, no tears. Measures 9"x11" and has 300 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. A sampling of article topics include: domestic shrines and the Cult of the Royal Family at El-'Amarna; remarks on the trial of Mose; a Theban tomb and its tenants; Takeloth II a king of the Theban 23rd dynasty?; an Old Kingdom expedient for anchoring inliad eyes; and Christian paintings from Tebtunis. Other issues available. View more info

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The Harvard Illustrated Magazine Vol. I, No. 2, 1899

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1899

Seller ID: 20054IN

Condition: Very Good


A very nice and very early issue of The Harvard Illustrated Magazine -- only the second of the first volume to be published. Measures 7-1/2"x9-3/4" and is very clean and tightly bound. Faults are confined to a small bit of wear to tail of spine, a snipped corner at upper back. a crease and softening to lower back corner, and a bit of paper from the cover adhered to first page near gutter. Pristine cover and pages. Illustrated nicely with photographs and art including a full page color image of the American flag and two other works of art sporting a color wash. Main article topics inc... View more info

Image for Romantic Movie Stories Magazine Februrary , 1937  (Grace Moore, Myrna Loy, William Powell cover)

Romantic Movie Stories Magazine Februrary , 1937 (Grace Moore, Myrna Loy, William Powell cover)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New Yok, Fawcett Publications: 1937

Edition: Volume VII; No. 34

Seller ID: 20058

Condition: Near Fine


One of the harder-to-find collectible movie fan magazines of the day. Almost pristine save tiny crease to lower front corner. Pages have evenly toned and there are no labels and no names or writing. Cover features Grace Moore in advance of her new movie with Cary Grant, "Interlude", accompanied by a four page feature with stills inside. Magazine focuses on movies with a look at both female and male leads -- hence oretta Young/Tyrone Power in Love Is News; William Powell/Myrna Loy in After the Thin Man; Victor McLadgen/Ida Lupino in Coast Patrol; Virginia Bruce/Melvyn Douglas in Women o... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 68, 1982

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1982

Seller ID: 20156

Condition: Very Good


Very nice book. Mild sunning to spine and a couple small faint spots to cover are oinly faults. Tightly bound with no names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 317 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. A sampling of article topics include: automated analysis of predynastic cemeteries, three monuments from Memphis in the Fitzwilliam Museum; the origin of the Blue Crown; the original version of the Royal Canon of Turin; the Rendells mummy bandages; eight funerary paintings with judgement scenes in the Swansea Welcome Museum; and gift giving in ancien... View more info

Brookyln Botanic Garden Record (22 issues)

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Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Botanic Garden:

Seller ID: 16552A

Condition: Very Good


Issues span1988-1993. A lovely collection of gardening magazines, especially good because each issue, except one, is devoted to a single topic, so it's almost like getting 21 books and one magazine rather than 22 magazines. All are clean and nice with just a spot of edge or corner wear here and there. No names or writing and text and covers are pristine. The topics and dates of issue include: Beds & Borders 1986; Plants For Problem Places, 1988; Grenhouses & Garden Rooms, 1988; Ornamental Grasses, 1988; Garden Photography, 1989; Gardening With Wildflowers & Native Plants, 1989; Gardening For... View more info

Nautical Magazine New Series (April, September, 1876 November, December)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, England, Pewtress Company Printers: 1876

Seller ID: 20228HNC

Condition: Good


Four tightly bound magazines, each measuring 5-1/2"x8-1/2" sporting the same blue cover design with ads at back cover. This is a hard one to find in these early issues and all four are completely intact save a small loss of paper at spines. A few spines show evidence of reglueing to paper, but only at crown and tail of two. Spine paper has darkened and there are a few small exterior stains, plus dampstain mark to edges of a couple pages on two issues. Otherwise textblock is very clean on all. The advertising is wonderful with illustration in some instances. Magazine was published for t... View more info

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The Connecticut Magazine An Illustrated Bi-Monthly January to December 1900 Vol. VI

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, The Connecticut Magazine Company: 1900

Seller ID: 20385HNC

Condition: Very Good


Clean, solid book with no names or writing and no cracking to hinges. Tightly bound with sunning to spine, a small flat spot to cloth at front spine area, and a small paper loss to top edge of title page. Very handsomely illustrated throughout. Perhaps the most interesting thing is a lengthy article with photos about the golf clubs of the state with much emphasis on women golfers of the day. Other topics include, but are not limited to, Southington, John Reed 1633-1730, Capt. Reuben Marcy, Rockville, James Gates Percival, Col. Zebulon Butler, New Britain; Ruth Thompson Sperry, Stamford, Put... View more info

The South Sea Guitarist A National Magazine; Christmas Number December, 1936

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Bronson Music and Sales Corporation: 1936

Seller ID: 20917

Condition: Very Good


Scarce magazine published by the Bronson Music Company of Detroit, Very clean and tightly bound with just light soil to cover. Handsomely printed with green ink and green tinted photographs showing children and adults across the U.S. who were making great progress on the guitar. Some are individuals, others groups, others entire classes. Interspered with advertising for Bronson Music products. The company specialized in both Hawaiian and Spanish guitars. 20 pages measuring 8-1/2"x11-1/2" View more info

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Better Homes & Gardens Magazine May 1943

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Publishing: 1943

Seller ID: 23059

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean oversized magazine measuring 9--3/4"x13". A special treat is an original order unused order form laid-in. Light name and address stamped to top back edge for mailing. A WWII era issue which definitely reflects wartime in ads and in content. First article is entitled "What Your Boy at the Front is Thinking". Rice Krispie ad shows Snap, Crackle and Pop piloting planes with the caption "Right on the beam for wartime eating." Article also discusses feeding children of different ages despite rationing. Recipes, decorating, gardening all very much with the w... View more info

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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1992 (Four Issues, Full Run)

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Society of Architectural Historians: 1992

Edition: Volume LI Numbers 1-4

Seller ID: 24070

Condition: Very Good


Four very nice, clean issues, the complete set for 1992. Pristine covers and pages. Only fault is sunning to spines. Illustrated nicely throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. Magazines measure 8-1/2"x11". Topics include, but are not limited to, the neighborhood shopping center in Washington D.C. 1930-1941; design and civic identity in Cincinatti's Carew Tower complex; originality in Byzantine architecture; the design of the William Watts Sherman house;Charles V and the cathedrals of Granada; Hollyhock House as "art theater garden"; evidence for flying buttres... View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings 1949 (Four Issues, Jan. March, April, Nov.)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute: 1949

Seller ID: 24221PL

Condition: Very Good


Four very well kept magazines clean and tightly bound. Each measures 6-3/4"x9-3/4". The January issue has a plainer cover -- subsequent ones are pictorial and in color. Among the topics covered are: the naval technical missions to Japan; the role of land forces in future warfare; the new battle cruisers; the Bureau of Aeronautics; vocational schools and the U.S. Navy; the problem of security; security of the Panama Transit in the war; should the atomic bomb be outlawed?; reflections of a navy recruiter; the diplomatic prelude to Pearl Harbor; deeper diving with the oxy-helium mixture f... View more info