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1 Fodor's Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire (The Guide for All Budgets, Completely Updated, with Many Maps and Travel Tips)
Fodor's Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Fodors Travel Pubns 2002 0676901956 / 9780676901955 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 284 pages with index; Seventh edition; Maps; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with modest shelf & edge wear including small nick to tail of spine; . (The more you know before you go, the better your trip will be. The most fascinating antiques store or the finest seafood restaurant in Maine, New Hampshire, or Vermont could be just around the corner from your hotel, but if you don't know it's there, you may miss it. Use this Fodor's edition to discover northern New England on and off the beaten path, dine well in elegant bistros, country cafes, seafood classics, and/or lobster pounds, explore on driving tours from mountain villages to the Atlantic coast, stay in a seaside resort, mountain lodge, historic inn or a modern motel and then enjoy shopping, shop smart for antiques, arts & crafts, or follow the foliage. The local experts here give you the inside track with itineraries that help you plan your time.) 
Price: 5.93 USD

 
2 How Come It's Called That: Place Names in the Big Bend Country
Madison, Virginia; Stillwell, Hallie Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A. University of New Mexico Press 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 129 pages with index; First Edition/First Printing; Book block is tight with undamaged pages; Back-free endpaper at top-left has erased former price (it was in pencil); Map on endpapers; Light-green boards with a marble-pattern; Title in green to the spine (front board splays slightly) Beige, brown & green dust-jacket with modest shelf & edge wear including feint sun-fade to spine with title clear & bright; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(As 'tall tales' and speculations have long surrounded the origins of place names in the Big Bend Country, the authors decided to provide a history of Big Bend's name-christenings, and it was accomplished by obtaining interviews, poring over old maps and newspapers, tracking down documents, fording streams and going up the mountains of Big Bend to find the authentic, as well as the folktales behind the names. This treasury of stories, which preserves the richness of folk history and thought, will please tourists, residents and armchair visitors alike, and is a chronicle of topgraphic name-calling by Texans. The Big Bend refers to the crooked-elbow shape of the Rio Grande, which curves around almost seven million acres of canyon, mountain and desert, encompassing towns, canyons, and creeks, and this now documented information will also add much to modern-day tourists that come to the Big Bend National Park to marvel at the three-quarters of a million acres of mountainous terrain.) 
Price: 7.63 USD

 
 
3 Field Guide to Early American Furniture
Ormsbee, Thomas H. USA Bonanza Books 1971 0517039001 / 9780517039007 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; 464 Pages; With 360 black and white illustrations; Textblock is tight, bright and clean with no internal markings and no names; Bright red boards with clear gold title to spine. Unfaded pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf wear and some edge wear, including small nicks and close tears. We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . ( A handy pocket reference for both the beginning and the veteran collector. A quick sure guide to the identification, period and value of furniture before 1850. Designed for easy, on-the-spot use in antique shops and antique auctions.) 
Price: 6.04 USD

 
4 Avanti Yearbook: 1968 (Roncalli High School, Pueblo, Colorado)
Roncalli High School, Pueblo, Colorado; Yearbook Staff of Roncalli High School USA American Year Book Co 1968 Hardcover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 132 pages, oversize book; Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs, emphemera (formal invitation to the Graduation Commencement Exercises with photograph, flyer for a party); Book block is tight with former owners name neatly written inside front cover, a senior who graduated that year 1968 from Roncalli High School in Pueblo, Colorado; Endpapers are green with 1968 in gold as published; Boards are white with title & accents in green; Yearbook has been kept in a protective cover - has modest shelf & edge wear including light shelf-rubbing; .......(A very good copy of this high school yearbook for Roncalli High School, Pueblo, Colorado - 1968.) 
Price: 30.00 USD

 
 
5 Lessons from the Good Old Days
Schimmels, Cliff Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.A. Victor Books 1994 1564763293 / 9781564763297 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
; 181 pages; First printing; Textblock is tight and clean save for a crease to the bottom corner of page 23; Tan colored boards with the title in black; Unfaded pictorial dust-jacket with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (Though this is about the good old days in rural Oklahoma, it's also about a son and his parents, and about memories that don't diminish with time, but become stronger as they shape meanings and values today. You'll even find memory joggers here. So, as you read them you may begin to tell your own stories - those simple events from your childhood that draw the present and past together.) 
Price: 6.49 USD

 
6 Early American Life: Volume V, No 2 April 1974
The Early American Society; Miner, Robert G. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Early American Society Inc 1974 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; Color and black & white illustrations, illustrated advertising pages; Undamaged pages that are securely attached; Pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf & edge wear including small nicks; ....('Early American Life' was the official magazine of the Early American Society Inc, the national organization of persons that were interested in advancing their understanding of American social history, and in modern interpretations of early arts, crafts, furnishings and architecture. This particular issue has some of the following articles: President's Report, Life in New Amsterdam, The Santos of New Mexico, La Purisima Mission, Outdoor Historic Theatre 1974, America's Oldest City, American Pewter, Kingston-First Capital of New York, Ben Franklin's Kites, Historic America at Liberty Village, Rhinebeck's Beekman Arms, The Blood of the Rose, The Village Blacksmith, How to Make a Braided Rug, The Angus McKay House, Antique Toys and Games, and more. Also has some nice illustrations.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
 
7 Collectors Guide to Coca-Cola Items, Volume II
Wilson, Al U.S.A. L-W Book Sales 1987 0891453458 / 9780891453451 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Miller, Don (Photography by) 
; 1988 Printing; Wraps; 94 Pages; Volume II; Color photographs and color illustrations throughout; Textblock is tight, bright and clean with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia. Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to spine. Has minimal shelf and edge wear. A specific guide on grading the items, as well as value prices for coca-cola memorabilia for that year. 
Price: 6.26 USD

 
8 Centennial: 75th Anniversary High School Yearbook, 1951 (Centennial High School Pueblo, Colorado) 75th Anniversary Yearbook 1876-1951
Yearbook Staff of Centennial High School, Pueblo, Colorado; Centennial High School Yearbook Staff Pueblo, Colorado Centennial High School 1951 Hardcover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 156 pages, oversize book; 75th Anniversary 1876-1951; Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs; Book block is tight with no names or marginalia; Gently age-tanned with only a few feint marks; Padded-cream colored quality cover over the boards with an in-laid pattern, has a nice feel to it; Minimal shelf & edge wear; ......(Centennial High School, Pueblo, Colorado's yearbook from 1951. The special 75th anniversary yearbook, Diamond Jubilee edition 1876-1951.) 
Price: 30.38 USD

 


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