Category Archives: Books – Reference

Social Mentor Publications – 6 Titles Including “Sex: Avoided Subjects Discussed in Plain English” and “Physical Beauty: How to Develop and Preserve It”, 1922

These six little booklets from 1922 are interesting reads.  What a difference 100 years makes! Titles: 1) Sex: Avoided Subjects in Plain English 2) Physical Beauty: How to Develop & Preserve It 3) How to Prepare and Serve a Meal, … Continue reading

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We Now Have at Least 14,000 Books in Our Inventory…

… and the shop is kind of a wreck.  (These photos don’t show the seriously high stacks of boxes and boxes and boxes of books to be unpacked.) In the past week, I’ve added a good 4,000-5,000 books to the … Continue reading

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Book: Indian Silversmithing

Here’s a great book on silversmithing, complete with illustrations! Condition:  Good Pages: 160 Price:   $24.00 (plus 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax, of course). *************** NOTE:  With the exception of nearly 14,000 books, plus maps & music (sheet music & vinyl), … Continue reading

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7000 Words Often Mispronounced – With Supplement of 1400 Words, 1899

7000 Words Often Mispronounced – With Supplement of 1400 Words, Phyfe.  1899 Wow… this is a fun book, and it surprisingly has proper names such as Katahdin and Kennebec in it.  (Although back in 1899, Kennebec was apparently correctly pronounced … Continue reading

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Updated: Around 1,200 American & World History, and Military Books!

We have loads and loads of history and military books – at least 1,200 of them, and possibly more because I’m still unpacking boxes from a huge load we just got in!  My Johnny was a major history and military … Continue reading

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SOLD! Modern Shop Practice, 1941 (revised) – Volumes 2-8

The titles can be seen in the picture above.  They are Volume 2 – Pattern Making, Physics & Slide Rule Volume 3 – Foundry Work & Forging Volume 4 – Tool Making, Tool Design & Stamping Volume 5 – Metallurgy … Continue reading

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Soil Survey – Aroostook County, Maine – Northeastern Part, Issued 1964

This large manual also gives the following information on the cover: Series 1958, No. 27.   United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service.  In cooperation with the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station. Condition:  Very good. # Pages / Maps: 80 … Continue reading

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