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Last Updated December 9, 2016


1. A Country Pastor. Home Sweet Home: A Book to Help Us Make a Good Home and Be Happy in it. W.B. Conkey, 1905. 472 pages. Signed by the author. Some shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. The corners are bumped. There is a small tear to the cloth at the top of the headcap. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. $88.00

2. Christopherson, Teri. Mad about Plaid. Black Mountain Quilts, 2003. 24 pages. Glossy softbound covers in very good condition. $9.50

3. Colvin, R.E. SUCCESS THROUGH MIND TRAINING. New York: Mind Aids, 1954. Slight shelf wear. In edge-worn, else near VG dust jacket. $6.50

4. Cookbook Publishers. Treasury of Kitchen Know How & Outstanding Recipes from Great Cooks of Shasta, Siskiyou & Trinity Counties. (California). Hayward, California: Cookbook Publishers, 1977. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges and slight soiled spots to the edges. A clean and tight copy. $17.50

5. Dale, Daphne-editor. Polite Manners for Little Men and Women. [n.p.[: A. Hamming, 1911. Blue-green cloth covers show shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. The cover illustration on the front cover is slightly faded. The hinges are tight and the pages are clean and tightly bound. Slight browning around the edges of the pages. With numerous woodcut illustrations throughout. A lengthy section at the back of the book shows free exercises and calisthenics for children. $35.00

6. Hadden, Walter J. The Science of Eugenics: And Sex-Life, Love, Marriage, Maternity. The Regeneration of the Human Race. Eugenics Health Foundation, 1930. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped. 1930 printing. $33.50

7. Hale, Sarah and Louis A. Godey-editors. Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine, 1867. Godey, Louis A., 1867. Original brown half leather binding. Quite a bit of shelf wear shelf wear to the spine extremities. Corners are worn through. There are a few spots where the leather has peeled off of the corners. Scuffs to the leather spine. The text block is sound and the pages are clean and tightly bound. Beautifully and profusely illustrated throughout, with all 12 double-page hand-colored plates being present. $150.00

8. Harper & Brothers. The Bazar Book of Decorum. New York: Harper and brothers, 1872. 278 pages. 1872 edition Blue cloth covers with gold title on the front cover and spine. Some shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. A clean and tight copy in near very good condition. $40.00

9. Hiller, Elizabeth O. THE CORN COOK BOOK. War Edition Chicago: P. F. Volland Company, 1918. 127 pages. Shelf wear to the binding and rubbing to the spine and corners. A clean and tightly bound copy. $14.00

10. Holbrook, Lucius R. The Mess Officer's Assistant. Prepared for Officers of the Mounted Service School. Mounted Service School Press, 1909. 164 pages. Quite a bit of shelf wear to the binding and rubbing to the spine and corners. Corners rubbed through. Some staining and discoloration to the covers. There is a spill stain to the edges of many of the pages at the top and right margin binding is tight. Illustrated with photographs. $10.00

11. Johnson & Wales University. Baking & Pastry Fundamentals. Johnson & Wales University, 2000. Spiral-bound card covers. Light wear to the binding. A clean and tight copy in very good condition. $15.95

12. Joiner, Betty. Costumes for the Dance. A. S. Barnes & Company, 1937. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine has small chips to the edges. There are some foxed spots on the front blank endpapers. $15.00

13. Jorgenson, Sharlene. Double Wedding Ring: As Seen on Quilting from the Heartland. Sharlene Jorgenson, 1994. 41 pages. Spiral bound glossy card covers. The top of the spine has a bump there is light wear to the covers, but overall near very good condition. $33.00

14. Lupton, Frank M. Ladies' Fancy Work: A Manual of Instruction in Artistic Needlework, Embroidery, Painting, Home Decoration, Etc. New York: F.M. Lupton Publishing, 1892. 237 pages. Original maroon cloth covers with pattern-stamps decorations on spine and front cover. Ahere is some shelf wear to the edges of the spine and corners, with the corners lightly rubbed. The text block is starting to crack in the middle, but is still holding. With numerous woodcut illustrations. A very nice early needlework book. $55.00

15. Lusk, Graham. THE FUNDAMENTAL BASIS OF NUTRITION. New Haven, Connecituct: Yale University Press, 1914. 62 pages. Green cloth covers. Light wear. A clean and tight copy.  $28.00

16. Macfadden, Bernarr. The Power and Beauty of Superb Womanhood. The Physical Culture Pub. Co, 1901. 263 pages. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners bumped. $15.00

17. Matz, Samuel. Cookie and Cracker Technology. AVI Publishing Company, 1968. Blue cloth covers. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped.  $33.00

18. Neff, Betty. Quilts to Treasure. Moon Over Mountain, 2005. 32 pages. Softbound covers. Light wear to the edges. A clean and tight copy. $6.25

19. Prince, Helen Albee. Grandma's Album Quilt. Falmouth Book House, 1936. Some shelf wear to the binding. Dust jacket has some chipping to the edges and folds and a larger piece missing from the top of the front panel. $15.00

20. Siebel Institue of Technology. Siebel's Manual and Record Book for Bakers and Millers: Comprising a Concise yet Comprehensive Treatise on Modern Baking. Chicago: Siebel Institue of Technology, 1917. Flexible leather board covers. Chipping to the leather at the spine edges. Wear to the board edges and cover. Binding is tight and pages are clean. $33.00

21. Smith, Myrtle Ellison. A Civil War Cook Book, Typical of the Times but Timely for Today, Harrogate, Tennessee: Privately printed, 1962. 268 pages. Signed by the author. Red cloth covers show shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. There is a small split to the cloth at the back joint measuring about an inch and a half. Corners are bumped. $13.50

22. Sniff, Fannie editor. Famous Stars Favorite Foods. Fannie Sniff, 1938. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners bumped. Title on spine faded. $58.00

23. Taylor, Rufus. French Sauces and Entrees. Longmans, Green and Co, 1934. 96 pages. 1934 edition. Flexible yellow illustrated card covers show light wear only. A beautifully preserved copy in very good condition. The original illustrated green dust jacket is also present. There is slight wear and a couple of very small tears and chips to the edges as well as a couple of small soiled areas, but overall this dust jacket is also near very good condition. $75.00

24. Walter Baker & Company. COCOA AND CHOCOLATE: A SHORT HISTORY OF THEIR PRODUCTION AND USE. Dorchester, Massachusetts: Walter Baker & Company, 1899. 64 pages. Stiff illustrated paper covers with cloth back strip binding. Slight wear to the covers and slight soiling, otherwise near very good condition. A clean and tight copy. $15.00

25. Wever & Company. The Successful Housekeeper: A manual of Universal Application Especially Adapted to the Everyday Once of American Housewives. M.W. Ellsworth & Company, 1883. 608 pages. 1883 printing. Original illustrated Brown cloth covers show wear to the spine edges and corners. The corners are rubbed through. The binding is tight. There are some notations and recipes pasted into the blank pages near the middle of the book that were intended for that purpose. $48.00

26. Widtsoe, Leah. HOW TO BE WELL: A HEALTH HANDBOOK AND COOKBOOK BASED ON THE NEWER KNOWLEDGE OF NUTRITION. Salt Lake: Zion's Printing and Publishing, 1943. 576 pages. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners.  A few small stains on the front cover. T $13.50

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