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Planers And Planer Practice -, -, I.C.S. Staff
1 -, I.C.S. Staff Planers And Planer Practice -
Scranton, PA International Action Center Publishing - 1936 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; Vol. 180; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Handbook of the Colt automatic machine gun, Caliber .30, aaaNo Author Listed
2 aaaNo Author Listed Handbook of the Colt automatic machine gun, Caliber .30
Normount Technical Publications 1973 0879470453 / 9780879470456 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Orange cover with black lettering. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce.; The Combat bookshelf; 53 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Handbook of the Vickers machine gun, model of 1915, aaaNo Author Listed
3 aaaNo Author Listed Handbook of the Vickers machine gun, model of 1915
Normount Technical Publications 1973 0879470488 / 9780879470487 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Orange cover with black lettering. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce. ; The Combat bookshelf; 70 pages 
Price: 35.97 USD
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Lewis Machine Gun, Handbook, aaaNo Author Listed
4 aaaNo Author Listed Lewis Machine Gun, Handbook
Utica, NY Savage Arms Corporation ca 1950 Reprint; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Booklet Possibly no publication date in item.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.97 USD
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BENCH WORK, PARTS 1 AND 2 IN ONE VOLUME, Alden, Roger O. & I.C.S. Staff
5 Alden, Roger O. & I.C.S. Staff BENCH WORK, PARTS 1 AND 2 IN ONE VOLUME
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1927 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; Vol. 186; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 53 pages 
Price: 10.97 USD
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More Fragments from France,, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
6 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce More Fragments from France,
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 44 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
7 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is not detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Vol. 5; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 32 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The Devil's Own Rag Doll  (Author Signed), Bartoy, Mitchell
8 Bartoy, Mitchell The Devil's Own Rag Doll (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 0312340885 / 9780312340889 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.1940+s Detroit: the war effort is in full swing and racial tensions are running high. When a vivacious white heiress is murdered in the black part of town, the city threatens to erupt into mob violence, bringing the factories to a grinding halt and imperiling Allied forces around the world. Newly minted Detective Pete Caudill is charged with covering up the crime in the interests of civic peace and finding some kind of justice for the dead girl. Odds are the girl was killed by her black boyfriend, but some whisper of a communist plot. Or is Detroit+s shadowy political machine manipulating events to its own ruthless ends? As he delves deeper, Caudill soon learns the hard way that friends are rarely what they seem, family ties are often deceptive, and sometimes the bravest thing a man can do is think for himself. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. ; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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9 Bush, Barbara Barbara Bush A Memoir
New York , NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1994 0025196359 / 9780025196353 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Violet cover. Dust not price clipped. Original signature on bookplate in addition to machine signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush is an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (George Bush Sr.) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Sarce.; Photos; 2 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 575 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 49.66 USD
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
10 Bush, Barbara BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed) A Memoir
New York , NY Charles Scribners Sons 1994 0025196359 / 9780025196353 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Violet cover. Dust not price clipped. Original signature on bookplate in addition to machine signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush is an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (George Bush Sr.) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Sarce.; Photos; 1.9 x 9.56 x 6.52 Inches; 512 pages;

Barbara Bush is certainly among the most popular First Ladies ever to live in the White House. Politics aside, people worldwide have come to admire her wit, her candor and compassion, as well as her unswerving devotion to her husband and children.

In her memoir, Mrs. Bush for the first time gives readers a very private look at a life lived in the public eye for more than twenty-five years. She begins with a compelling portrait of her early years, including: growing up in Rye, New York, and meeting George Bush; life as a young bride and mother, moving far away from home to West Texas; and the almost unbearable pain of losing a child.

With contemporary American history as the backdrop, Mrs. Bush remembers the shock of learning that her fiancé has been shot down in the Pacific during World War II; the disbelief when a black friend is refused service in a Southern restaurant in the 1950s; and the fear when she is caught in the middle of a student protest march in the 1960s.

She recounts her years in public life, from first moving to Washington when George Bush was elected to Congress; to her experience living in New York as the wife of the Ambassador to the United Nations and in China as wife of the U.S. envoy. She talks candidly about the ups and downs of three presidential campaigns and describes her role as the wife of the Vice President, culminating in the climactic White House years.

Drawing upon excerpts from her diary, which she has compiled for more than thirty years, Mrs. Bush takes us behind the scenes of the Persian Gulf conflict and the end of the Cold War. She talks about both the Bushes' struggle to overcome Graves' disease and how she faced the controversy that erupted at Wellesley College before her commencement speech.

Through the friendships she developed over the years with world leaders and their spouses, we meet and get to know the Gorbachevs, the Thatchers, the Mitterrands, the Mubaraks, and many others. And she tells us why she threw so much of her energy and compassion behind the important cause of making more Americans literate.

This memoir includes hundreds of the funny, often self-deprecating, and occasionally touching anecdotes for which Mrs. Bush is well known: surprising a rat while swimming in the White House pool; accidentally stomping on Boris Yeltsin's foot under the table during a state dinner; wearing a $29 pair of shoes for her husband's inaugural ball.

She also talks about the disappointments of the 1992 presidential campaign and the joys of rediscovering private life, including driving and cooking again for the first time in twelve years.

This is a warm and funny memoir that will charm Mrs. Bush's millions of admirers and earn her many more.; Signed by Author 
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Browning Automatic Rifle, Gander, Terry J.
11 Gander, Terry J. Browning Automatic Rifle
Military Book Club 1999 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and dust look new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. The primary variant of the BAR series was the M1918, chambered for the .30-06 Springfield rifle cartridge and designed by John Browning in 1917 for the U.S. Expeditionary Corps in Europe as a replacement for the French-made Chauchat and M1909 Benét–Mercié machine guns that US forces had previously been issued. The BAR was designed to be carried by infantrymen during an assault,advance while supported by the sling over the shoulder, or to be fired from the hip. This is a concept called "walking fire" — thought to be necessary for the individual soldier during trench warfare. (Wikipedia); Military Book Club; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Gages, jigs, and fixtures, Griffiths, Edward
12 Griffiths, Edward Gages, jigs, and fixtures
Scranton, PA International Textbook Co 1939 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black leather cover with embossed lettering. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; Vol. 190d; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 76 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Milling Machines and Equipment   Part 1 & 2, I. C. S. Staff
13 I. C. S. Staff Milling Machines and Equipment Part 1 & 2
Scranton, PA International Textbook Co. 1934 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; ; Vol. 182; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 11.97 USD
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14 Ironside, George Vickers Machine Gun (Model of 1915) | Mark iv tripod, Handbook
Colt 1917 Reprint; Later Printing Booklet Very Good with no dust jacket 
blue phamplet. Later printing probably 1950's-70)(Not the original edition) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 14.97 USD
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15 Lewis, Kenneth B The grinding wheel; A textbook of modern grinding practice,
Printed by the Rumford Press 1951 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue flexible cover with gold lettering. Excellent photos of this skill in the machine shop tooling industry. ; Photos; 409 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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16 Machines), (Singer Sewing INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING SINGER ELECTRIC SEWING MACHINE NO. 15-90 REVERSIBLE FEED LOCK STITCH FOR FAMILY USE
Singer Manufacturing Co., 1948 1948 Later; Twentieth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with black print and red singer "S" on front. Cover shows wear and has some minor chips. Contents clean. Page 33 has some tears, but readable. Rare booklet. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; Drawings, Photos 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Handbook of the Maxim Automatic Machine Gun, Caliber .30, Model of 1904, McLean, Donald B.
17 McLean, Donald B. Handbook of the Maxim Automatic Machine Gun, Caliber .30, Model of 1904
Normount Technical Publications 1973 087947047X / 9780879470470 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Orange cover with black lettering. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce. ; 74 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Forging Dies and making forging dies, Miller, Joseph K
18 Miller, Joseph K Forging Dies and making forging dies
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1936 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; Vol. 188n; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 17.97 USD
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19 no author listed Universal Indian Sign Language of the Plains Indians of North America Together with a simplified method of study, a list of words in most general use, ... etc. and other important co-related matter
San Diego, CA William Tomkins 1929 Third Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with pictoral label of indians on horses and gold lettering. Cover worn. Signed by Jean Lee Latham, 1937. "Jean Lee Latham grew up in Buckhannon, West Virginia. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College, where she wrote plays and operated the county newspaper’s linotype machine. She earned a master’s degree at Cornell University. While completing her degree, Ms. Latham taught English, history, and drama at Ithaca.Once she graduated, she became editor-in-chief of the Dramatic Publishing Company in Chicago. She worked hard to become a radio writer, but WWII changed her plans. She signed up for the US Signal Corps Inspection Agency, where she trained women inspectors. The U.S. War Department gave her a Silver Wreath for her work.After D-Day, Ms. Latham made the decision to write biographies for children. Her first book was The Story of Eli Whitney, published in 1953. Her third book, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, earned the Newbery Medal in 1956.Playwright, author, and teacher, Ms. Latham died on June 13, 1995, at the age of 93. Her manuscripts are housed in the Children’s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota." (Children's Literature network) This book came from a collection of Ms. Latham's. There is also typed notes from Ms. Latham about spelling and references to bibliography for her book on Mr. bowditch. The Cover has been taped with library to end papers of book. Numerous photos including author with Sons of Dakotah the Chief. ; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 45.97 USD
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Shaper, Slotter and Boring-Mill Work, Schaffer, John W. and ICS Staff
20 Schaffer, John W. and ICS Staff Shaper, Slotter and Boring-Mill Work
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1938 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book. Shaper, Slotter and Boring-Mill Work; also includes Working Chilled Iron. ; Vol. 181b; Illustrations; 7.70 X 5.10 X 0.60 inches; 167 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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