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1) Altars: Bringing Sacred Shrines into Your Everyday Life
Linn, Denise
 
New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 1999. New York, NY, Ballantine Books, 1999. First American edition. 8vo. Brown cloth over tan boards with gilt lettering embossed on spine, illustrated throughout, 160 pp. Very good+ in a very good+ dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First American. Quarter Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
2) The Art of Stage Lighting
Bentham, Frederick
 
New York, NY: Theatre Arts Books, 1976. New York, NY, Theatre Arts Books, 1976. Second edition. 8vo. Red cloth with gilt lettering embossed on spine, illustrated in black and white throughout, 361 pp. Spine sunned, front board faded on edge, very slightly warped. Writing on endpaper. Text block is clean, tight, appears gently read. Very good.. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
3) The Basketry Book : Twelve Lessons in Reed Weaving
Blanchard, Mary Miles
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. 8vo. Cloth. 111 p. Index. Black and white and color illustrations and black and white photographs. A comprehensive guide to basket making including materials tools, preparation, fundamental weaves, work baskets, simple handles, flower baskets, candy baskets, Indian centres, scrap baskets, oval baskets, culling-flower and large gathering baskets. Includes a table of weaves, table of coils, scale of measurements, table of borders, and answers to questions. F... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
4) Better Homes and Gardens Come Home to Country
Better Homes & Gardens
 
Des Moines, Iowa: Better Homes & Gardens Books, 1989. Des Moines, Iowa, Better Homes & Gardens Books, 1989. First edition. 4to. Pictorial hardcover, lavishly illustrated throughout, 256 pp. The quintessential guide to decorating your home in the classic Traditional American style: lots of ideas for making your home and garden a colonial-style haven. New.. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. New/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
5) The Bookshelf for Boys and Girls
Editor
 
New York: University Society, 1955. Presumed first edition. 8vo. Cloth. 9 volumes. Color and black and white illustrations and photographs. A lovely anthology of stories, poems, essays, prayers, crafts, songs, projects, games and more with original and reproduction illustrations and photographs. Volumes include: 1. Nursery Favorites Old and New 2. Happy Hours in Storyland 3. Fold and Fairy Tales 4. Pictures, Stories, and Music 5. Things to Make and Things to Do 6. Famous Stories and Verse 7... more information

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$60.00
6) Boxwood & Ivory: Stanley Traditional Rules, 1855-1975
Stanley, Philip E
 
Westborough: Stanley Pub Co, 1984. Westborough: Stanley, 1984. First edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. 4to. Cloth binding, 188 pp. Standard reference work for the tool collector. Dust jacket has small chip and tenderness top of spine. Fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to.. ... more information

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$175.00
7) Canyon Thunder: An Earthquake Preparedness Exercise Scenario: Player Handbook
363d Civil Affairs Brigade
 
Homewood, IL: 86th United States Army Reserve Command, 1977. Presumed first edition. 4to. Soft cover. Unpaged. Canyon Thunder was based on an earthquake scenario and intended as a vehicle to train the Illinois Emergency Operating Center staff. This handbook was given to staff members participating in the training exercises. Player's name marked out on cover. Wear to wraps. Good.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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$30.00
8) Chinese Language for Business, Volumes I and II
Liu, Eugene H; Walton, A. Ronald
 
Bejing: University Press, 1989. Bejing, University Press, 1989. Edition unknown. 4to. Soft cover with self-wraps, turquoise blue with lettering in black, white and gilt, two volumes, 397 pp and 300 pp. Volume One: Oral Text, Volume Two: Reader. These well written and detailed books instruct English speaking people how to speak, read and write in the Chinese language, with an eye toward what business people need to function with their Chinese counterparts. A few pages are marked; otherwise these books are in... more information

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$28.00
9) Complete Book of Shooting
O'Connor, Jack
 
New York: Outdoor Life / Harper and Row, 1965. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 385 p. Black and white illustrations and photographs. A comprehensive look at rifles, shotguns, and handguns. Includes information on the fundamentals of rifle, shotgun, and handgun shooting, hunting, target , trap, and skeet shooting, and more. Index. Fine in very good dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$35.00
10) Correct Wedding Customs : Being a Guide to All Those Interested in the Judicious and Seemly Ordering of the Wedding Ceremony According to the Latest and Most Approved Usages
Editor
 
Montgomery, AL: C. L. Ruth & Son. Presumed first edition. No date c. 1890? 24 mo. Soft cover. A well-mannered Victorian look at wedding ceremonies. Chapters include the history of the engagement ring, breaking the news, setting the date, proper invitations, wedding gifts, wedding attendants, and the details before, during, and after the wedding - stopping just short of giving advice on the honeymoon. Advises against the violent throwing of rice. Nicely designed pages printed in three colors. Pape... more information

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$65.00
11) Cruising Boat Sailing
Bond, Bob and Sleight, Steve;Sleight, Steve
 
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First American edition. 8Vo. Blue cloth with silver lettering embossed on spine, blue endpapers decorated with sailboats, illustrated in color and black and white throughout, 160 pp. Text block is clean, bright, appears gently read. fine in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First American Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
12) Decorating with Pattern : Creating Style with Checks, Stripes, Motifs and Pictorial Patterns
Cargill, Katrin
 
London: Ryland, Peters & Small, 1997. London, Ryland, Peters & Small, 1997. First British Edition. Oblong 4to. Red cloth with gilt lettering embossed on spine, decorated endpapers, lavishly illustrated in color throughout, 192 pp. GIFT QUALITY! New in a new dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First British Edition. Cloth. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$28.00
13) The Decorating Book
Gilliatt, Mary
 
New York, NY: Pantheon Books Inc., 1981. New York, NY, Pantheon Books, 1981. First edition. Squared 4to. Tan quarter cloth over peach boards with copper-colored lettering embossed on spine and front board, decorated endpapers, lavishly illustrated in color throughout, 368 pp. Massive decorating sourcebook, 1,100 decorating samples, special design kit with 200 3-dimensional furniture cutouts and floor plans. Dust jacket has small tears repaired. Near fine in good dustjacket, protected by a mylar cover.. F... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
14) Designer China : The Fine Art of Ceramic Painting Made Simple
Harle, Lesley and Susan Conder
 
New York: Hearts Books, 1991. First edition. 4to. Cloth. 160 p. Index. A history of painted ceramics as well as a step-by step primer for creating your own painted china pieces. Full-color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Fine in near fine dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
15) Designing With Collectibles
Manroe, C
 
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. 4to. Cloth binding, 143 pp. Ideas for using collectibles in interior design. Fine in near fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
16) Do-Ahead Dining: Cooking for Company with Do-Ahead Recipes and Menus
Hornblower, Malabar
 
Chester, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 1986. Chester, CT, Globe Pequot Press, 1986. SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First edition, first printing. 4to. Maroon cloth with silver lettering embossed on spine, light gray endpapers, decorated title and half title pages, illustrated in black and white throughout, 311 pp. Very good in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
17) Early American Decorative Patterns and How to Paint Them
Sabine, Ellen S
 
Princeton, New Jersey: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1962. Princeton: Van Nostrand, 1962. First edition. 4to. Cloth. 199 p. Black and white and color photographs. Black and white illustrations. An extensively illustrated guide to early American decorative patterns and stencils suitable for use by professional and industrial designers, decorators, and artists. Includes detailed step-by-step instructions and basic brush strokes. Near fine in very good dustjacket.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
18) The Farmer's Annual Hand-Book for 1882
Armsby, H.P.; Jenkins, E.H
 
New York: D. Appleton, 1881. New York: D. Appleton, 1881. First edition. 16mo. Stiff leather wrap-around covers, titles in gilt. 199 pp. plus advertising, engraved images. An empty calendar for the entry of daily memoranda for farmers, followed by an extensive list of useful content, including postal rates, measures domestic and foreign, measuring hay in the grainery, corn in the crib, hay in the mow, length of cut-nails, pages on teeth of domestic animals, emergencies, milk, cattle. Fine.. First Edition. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$100.00
19) Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In
Puhn, Laurie, JD
 
Rodale: New York, 2010. New York: Rodale, 2010. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 262 pp. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
20) Final Exit : The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying
Humphrey, Derek
 
New York: Dell, 1992. Trade paperback edition. 8vo. Soft cover. 213 p. Index. Resources. With deep compassion and practical, specific information, this book frankly answers the most common questions people ask about assisted suicide. Written by the founder and Director of the Hemlock Society. An interesting copy with owner's name printed inside, as well as Dr. Jack Kevorkian's mailing address hand-written on the title page. Also, an article from a 2000 edition of the Boston Globe on a lecture by De... more information

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$25.00
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