Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Christmas Boutiques in Plastic Canvas



Title   Christmas Boutiques in Plastic Canvas

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Leisure Arts 1991

Seller ID   017391

Craft booklet. Leisure Arts, 1991. In good condition, bottom left corner of booklet has been bumped. Candy cane, poinsettia, Christmas tree, and geometric designs.
Price = 6.00 USD

Link:  Christmas Boutiques in Plastic Canvas

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Children Count on Christmas


Title   Children Count on Christmas

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   015695

Craft booklet. Gloria & Pat Designs, 1982, Book 14. In very good condition. Lots of mini oraments and an alphabet with a Christmas theme!
CROSS  STITCH  

Price = 8.00 USD

Link:   Children Count on Christmas

Monday, December 29, 2014

Cedar Hill Country Leaflet #13


Title   Cedar Hill Country Leaflet #13

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   014588

Craft booklet. Cedar Hill, 1984. In very good condition, store stamp, price marked out, private owner stamp embossed on front cover. Knitter's Blessing (May the wool of your sheep be long and warm) and Knitter's Christmas.
CROSS  STITCH  

Price = 8.00 USD

Link:  Cedar Hill Country Leaflet #13

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Almost Amish Sampler


Title   Almost Amish Sampler

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Oxmoor House 2002

ISBN Number    0848712927 / 9780848712921 

Seller ID   018396

Softcover. Very good condition, has cover wear. Sixth printing. Eight-Point Star, Sunrise Star, Dutch Rose, Reef Rose Star, Oddfellow, Memory Star, Virginia Star, California Sunset, Wood Lily, September Star, Dolly Madison, Swallows in Flight, Christmas Star, Sashing and Borders, Template Patterns.
Price = 10.00 USD

Link:   Almost Amish Sampler

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Little Bits of Love


Title   A 30s Christmas Little Bits of Love

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Seller ID   016085

Pattern. Tomorrows Heirlooms, 1990. In near fine condition. Mini Christmas ornaments.
 
Price = 8.00 USD

Link:   Little Bits of Love

Friday, December 26, 2014

101 Ornaments for Christmas


Title   101 Ornaments for Christmas

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Leisure Arts 1998

Seller ID   019270

Craft booklet. Very good condition, light cover wear. 101 small designs for Christmas. Ornaments, tags, pins, magnets and more could be made with them.
Price = 10.00 USD

Link:   101 Ornaments for Christmas

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Ignis by Gina Wilson

 
Author Name    Wilson, Gina 
 
Title   Ignis

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Thus

Publisher   Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Candlewick Pr 2001

ISBN Number    0763616230 / 9780763616236 

Illustrator   P J Lynch

Seller ID   018960

Oversized hardcover. First US edition. Near fine condition. Ingis can run the fastest and fly the farthest, but he CAN'T blow fire! Wonderful illustrations.
Price = 15.00 USD

Link:  Ignis

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The Springing Fern by Roderick Finlayson

 
Author Name    Roderick Finlayson 
 
Title   The Springing Fern

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Poor

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher    Whitcombe and Tombs Limited 1965

Illustrator   Joan Smith

Seller ID   021408

Hardcover. DJ is very worn, now in mylar. Interior of book is clean and bright. Set in New Zealand. In this country after fire has destroyed the giants of the forest then, at the end of winter, up shoot the fronds of the fern, coiled springs ready to burst into new and vigorous growth. The Springing Fern was first published as a series of Primary School Bulletins by the School Publications Branch of the Department of Education, Wellington.
Price = 25.00 USD

Link:  The Springing Fern

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Cloud Tea Monkeys by Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham

 
Author Name    Peet, Mal; Graham, Elspeth 
 
Title   Cloud Tea Monkeys

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Somerville, MA, U.S.A. Candlewick Press 2010

ISBN Number    0763644536 / 9780763644536

Illustrator   Juan Wijngaard

Seller ID   021467

Picture book. Based on a centuries old legend. Tashi's mother gets ill and Tashi takes her place at the plantation. The overseer is cruel and wants to fire her. She's able to keep her job with the help of monkeys.
 
Price = 12.00 USD

Link:  Cloud Tea Monkeys

Monday, December 22, 2014

Star of Stone Century Quartet Book II by P D Baccalario; Leah D Janeczko

 
Author Name    P D Baccalario; Leah D Janeczko 
 
Title   Star of Stone Century Quartet Book II

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Random House 2010

ISBN Number    0375858962 / 9780375858963 

Seller ID   021015

Hardcover, with DJ. Near fine condition. Four twelve-year olds are on a quest to find the Ring of Fire, but they aren't the only ones looking...
Quest  For  Four  Children    Ring  Of  Fire  

Price = 15.00 USD

Link:  Star of Stone

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Grandmother Bryant's Pocket by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

 
Author Name    Martin, Jacqueline Briggs 
 
Title   Grandmother Bryant's Pocket

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1996

ISBN Number    0395689848 / 9780395689844 

Illustrator   Petra Mathers

Seller ID   021387

Small hardcover, ex-library edition. Back end paper cut out and withdrawn stamp added. Book is clean and bright. When Sarah's dog gets killed in a fire, she has nightmares. She's sent to Grandma's house to heal.
Grief,  Death,  Love  

Price = 10.00 USD

Link:  Grandmother Bryant's Pocket

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Our Favorite Recipes by Holderness Fireman's Auxiliary

 
Author Name    Holderness Fireman's Auxiliary 
 
Title   Our Favorite Recipes

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Women's Club Publishing 1980

Seller ID   018693

Spiralbound softcover. Very good condition. A cookbook dedicated to the Holderness Fire Department of Holderness, New Hampshire. 59 pages.
Price = 10.00 USD

Link:  Our Favorite Recipes

Friday, December 19, 2014

Makers of History by F Romer

 
Author Name    F Romer 
 
Title   Makers of History

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Seller ID   016595

Softcover. Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, 1926. In near fine condition. A story of the development of the history of our country and the part played in it by Colt. Two poems on insides of front and back covers, illustrations by R L Frederick. Stories of the old west.
GUNS,  FIREARMS,  COLTS,  OLD  WEST  

Price = 50.00 USD

Link:  Makers of History

Thursday, December 18, 2014

In a Far Country - Jack London's Tales of the West by Dale L. Walker

 
Author Name    Dale L. Walker 
 
Title   In a Far Country - Jack London's Tales of the West

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

ISBN Number    0915463369 / 9780915463367 

Seller ID   011042

Trade paperback. Jameson Books, first, 1987. In good condition. light stain on outside of book pages. An anthology of his best tales of the West. Includes To Build a Fire.
 
Price = 8.00 USD

Link:  In a Far Country

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Thirtysomething by Gayle Bong

 
Author Name    Bong, Gayle
 
Title   Thirtysomething: A Patchwork Pattern

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Elkhorn, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Pl Pubns 1997

ISBN Number    0965458016 / 9780965458016

Seller ID   018244

Softcover. Very good condition, light cover wear. Rotary cutting, points to remember, some vital basics, design inspirations, using the patterns, photo gallery: Dress Rehearsal, First Act, Fire Dance, Soaring High, Kissing Cousins, Star and Starlet, Rippling Water, Electrifying Thirtysomething, Wish on a Rainbow, Sweet Pepper, Second Cousins, Opposites Attract, Toe Shoes and Tutus.
Price = 20.00 USD

Link:   Thirtysomething

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Shabby Chic by B J Fleetham

 
Author Name    B J Fleetham 
 
Title   Shabby Chic

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Country Wood Publishing 2002

ISBN Number    0968985440 / 9780968985441 

Seller ID   019857

Craft booklet. Very good condition, cover has light creasing. Bee Hive Basket, Lavender Cabinet, Snowdrops, Lavender Fire Screen, Botanical Lavender Garden, Beetles and More Beetles, Distressing Techniques, Dragonfly Garden Candle Holder, Nature's Angels, Dragonflies and Herbs Floor Mat, Pansy Jam Cupboard, Sweet Bee String Holder.
TOLE  PAINTING  

Price = 10.00 USD

Link:  Shabby Chic

Monday, December 15, 2014

Wupatki Sunset Crater


Title   Wupatki Sunset Crater

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Museum of Northern Arizona 1984

Seller ID   019866

Oversized softcover. Near fine condition. Third printing. Volume 49, Number 2 in the series Plateau. Molten Rock and Trembling Earth: The Story of a Landscape Evolving by William J Breed; Life After the Rain of Fire: The Biology of the Wupatki and Sunset Crater Region by S W Catothers and N H Goldberg; A Chronicle in Wood and Stone: An Archaeologist Views the Wupatki-Sunset Crater Region by Dana Hartman. Many photos.
Price = 15.00 USD

Link:  Wupatki Sunset Crater

Sunday, December 14, 2014

The American West Winter 1965, Volume II No 1


Title   The American West Winter 1965, Volume II No 1

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Western History Association 1965

Seller ID   020932

Magazine, 80 pages. Very good condition, right edge of cover sun lightened. Kit Carson and the Adobe Walls Campaign by Robert M Utley, The Bomb at the Governor's Gate by Bryce W Anderson, "How Near is the Morning" by William Brandon, Fire on the Comstock The Virgina City Fire of October 26 1875 by Lewis Atherton, Adios to a Free Man J. Frank Dobie by Joe B Frantz, The Devil's Hatband (barbed wire) by Loula Grace Erdman, The "Lasting Peace" of Fort Laramie Prelude to Massacre by James C Olson, A Museum in Search of the West Amon D Carter by Mitchell A Wilder, The Unwritten West by Jay Gurian.
Price = 15.00 USD

Link:   The American West Winter 1965, Volume II No 1

Saturday, December 13, 2014

The American West January/February 1977 Vol XIV No 1


Title   The American West January/February 1977 Vol XIV No 1

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    American West Publishing Company 1977

Seller ID   020943

Magazine, 64 pages. Very good condition, cover shows wear. Giants in the Earth by Larry L Meyer, Death and Rebirth of a City (Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire) by Roger and Nancy Olmsted, 922 Oak Street (1906 San Francisco Earthquake) by Dorothy Geissinger, Trailing the Alias by Waldo Koop, Winter at Fort Clark (Maximilliam and Bodmer Among the Plains Indians) by Davis Thomas and Karin Ronnefeldt, Red Death on the Missouri (Smallpox) by K C Tessendorf.
Western  History
  
Price = 15.00 USD

Link:   The American West January/February 1977 Vol XIV No 1

Friday, December 12, 2014

Silver Kings by Oscar Lewis

 
Author Name    Oscar Lewis 
 
Title   Silver Kings

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition
 
Publisher    Alfred A Knopf 1947

Seller ID   016750

Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, 1947, first edition. In very good condtion, board edges are lightly worn and there is some minor dampstaining on them. Interior is clean and bright, some foxing on end papers. DJ is price clipped and in fair condition, has several chips and tears and a few small pieces missing, back panel has some foxing, in mylar cover now. The lives and times of Mackay, Fair, Flood, and O'Brien - Lords of the Nevada Comstock Lode.
 
Price = 25.00 USD

Link:  Silver Kings

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Borrowers Afloat by Mary Norton

 
Author Name    Norton, Mary; Krush, Beth 
 
Title   Borrowers Afloat

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Harcourt

ISBN Number    0156136031 / 9780156136037

Seller ID   012245

Trade paperback. Harcourt, Brace, Jovanich, A Voyager Book, 1986. In near fine condition. They go down the drain on a soap dish, live briefly in a teakettle beside the river, and get swept away with a flood!
Price = 8.00 USD

Link:  Borrowers Afloat

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Little Toot on the Mississippi by H Gramatky

 
Author Name    H Gramatky 
 
Title   Little Toot on the Mississippi

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   006938

Pictoral hardcover. G P Putnam, 1973. In very good condition. Weekly Reader Book Club. When the Mississippi River goes into flood, adventure-loving Little Toot sets out on a daring rescue mission.
 
Price = 8.00 USD

Link:  Little Toot on the Mississippi

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

High Country Cowboys by Ken Reyher

 
Author Name    Reyher, Ken 
 
Title   High Country Cowboys: A History of Ranching in Western Colorado

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Montrose, Colorado, U.S.A. Western Reflections Pub Co 2002

ISBN Number    1890437654 / 9781890437657

Seller ID   016744

Trade paperback. Western Reflections, 2002, first edition. In near fine condition. Deep snows, drought, high water, all chased their cows - and they could hide real well in steep mountain gullies or on high mountain peaks, too!
Price = 10.00 USD

Link:  High Country Cowboys

Monday, December 8, 2014

The Family Conspiracy by Joan Phipson

 
Author Name    Joan Phipson 
 
Title   The Family Conspiracy

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   012216

Trade paperback. Harcourt, Brace & World, a Voyage Book, c. 1962. In very good condition, pages yellowing, name and date on front fly leaf. Mrs. Barker needs surgery, the sheep station is facing a drought, and the children decide to earn money for a hospital fund - each following their own private plan. Set in Australia.
 
Price = 5.00 USD

Link:   The Family Conspiracy

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The American West July 1971 Vol VIII No 4


Title   The American West July 1971 Vol VIII No 4

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    American West Publishing Company 1971

Seller ID   020934

Magazine, 64 pages. Very good condition. The Brimhall Saga I Some Remarkable Discovers in the Cliffs of Utah by Fawn Brodie, All the Daring Young Men Aviation Comes to the West by Joseph F Hood, Gleason: A Rare Collection of Wilderness Photography A Pictorial From the Turn of the Century, The Mercer Girls by Stephanie Cooper Shulsinger, Starving Kansas The Great Drought and Famine of 1859-60 by Joseph G Gambone, A Way of Life Called Eskimo by Sam Wright, The American Rodeo by Jospeh G Gambone, Reclamation a Rejoinder and a Footnote.
Price = 15.00 USD

Link:  The American West July 1971 Vol VIII No 4

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Avalanche Annie by Lisa Wheeler

 
Author Name    Lisa Wheeler
 
Title   Avalanche Annie: A Not-So-Tall Tale

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Harcourt Childrens Books 2003

ISBN Number    0152167358 / 9780152167356

Illustrator   Kurt Cyrus

Seller ID   012985

Oversized hardcover. Harcourt, 2003, first. In very good condition, top of spine has been bumped. A rip roaring rhyme about a little woman who's not going to let an avalanche get her down! Fun illustrations!
Price = 12.00 USD

Link:   Avalanche Annie

Friday, December 5, 2014

The Lost Uranium Mine by Henry Bamman and Robert Whitehead

 
Author Name    Henry Bamman and Robert Whitehead 
 
Title   The Lost Uranium Mine

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   002128

Pictoral hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. Benefic Press, 1964. In very good condition. A Chapter book. A lost mine, a ghost, an avalanche - lots of excitement!
 
Price = 8.00 USD

Link:  The Lost Uranium Mine

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Prisoners in the Snow by Arthur Catherall

 
Author Name    Arthur Catherall 
 
Title   Prisoners in the Snow

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Illustrator   Victor G Ambrus

Seller ID   012498

Pictorial hardcover, no DJ, bookclub edition. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1967. In very good condition. Their home is covered by an avalanche and they must work with Grandpa to keep safe and warm and wait for rescue. But then they find a sick airman who needs medical attention.
 
Price = 8.00 USD

Link:  Prisoners in the Snow

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

In Search of the Dragon by Sophie & Romio Shrestha

 
Author Name    Sophie & Romio Shrestha 
 
Title   In Search of the Dragon

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Mandala Publishing 2007

ISBN Number    1601091001 / 9781601091000 
 
Seller ID   017234

Hardcover. Mandala Publishing, 2007, first edition. In near fine condition. Beautifully illustrated! In the mountainous kingdom of Bhutan, "Land of the Thunder Dragon", two children undertake a quest in search of the famously elusive thunder dragons.
Price = 15.00 USD

Link:  In Search of the Dragon

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Lesser Kindred by Elizabeth Kerner

 
Author Name    Kerner, Elizabeth 
 
Title   The Lesser Kindred

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Tor Books 2000

ISBN Number    0312890664 / 9780312890667 

Seller ID   019363

Hardcover. Very good condition, corners lightly bumped, DJ has small tear at top of spine. Lanen Kaeler, a young woman who fearlessly embarks on a search for the great dragons of legend, and in her travels discovers not only the reality of the myth but her own true love.
Price = 12.00 USD

Link:  The Lesser Kindred

Monday, December 1, 2014

The Roadkill of Middle Earth by John Carnell

 
Author Name    Carnell, John 
 
Title   The Roadkill of Middle Earth

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Ibooks 2001

ISBN Number    0743434676 / 9780743434676 

Seller ID   013156

Softcover. ibooks, 2001, first. As new. A parody of Lord of the Rings. Tired of the same old dwarves and dragons?
Price = 8.00 USD

Link:  The Roadkill of Middle Earth