Antique Big Little Book Comic Book: Bringing Up Father by George McManus
This antique comic and story book is "Bringing Up Father," the big little book from the famous comic strip. This is the 1936 version. Pretty worn, but all the pages are there, untorn but foxed. Binding is a little loose. Measures 4 1/2" x 3 3/4" x 1 1/2".
Byrd's Great Adventure: 1000 Years Polar Exlporation by Francis Trevalyan Miller
This antique book is the 1930 printing of Byrd's Great Adventure: 1000 Years of Polar Exploration by Francis Trevelyan Miller. Contains maps of the north and south poles in the front and back of the book and several photographs of arctic and antarctic explorers and related material. 383 pages. The corners are a little worn in, some light foxing on the pages.
Antique 1973 Navy Rate Training Manual: Builder 3 & 2
This 1973 edition of Equipment Operator 3 & 2 Naval Training Manual is the Bureau of Navy Personnel rate training manual NAVTRA 10640-G. Contains lots of information on large equipment, bulldozers, etc. Some foxing, minor corner bends, etc. 465 pages.
This highly collectible antique book is the 1895 revised and enlarged edition of How To Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of Our Common Wild Flowers by Mrs. William Starr Dana, Illustrated by Marion Satterlee. This edition had "Twenty-seventh thousand," according to the title page. 156 illustrated plates.
This particular copy has next to no foxing or fading on the pages, no rips, tears or dogears. There is a bit of wear on the outside of the pages that doesn't really show up on the individual pages but can be seen when the book is closed. Inside cover has, in old-timey script, "E.J. Winslow 306 Walhole St., Norwood, Mass." and "Elisha F. Winslow Christmas '95 from Aunt Maria."
This vintage 1924 printing of Wallace Nutting's "Maine Beautiful" is full of photographs of historic and scenic Maine in the United States of America. Blank first page has a book store mark in upper right corner, "Archie Leibowitz 800 L1," but the rest of the book has no torn or missing pages or blemishes. Dust jacket has a rip about an inch long at the top on the back and some smudges, but is otherwise intact. 302 numerated pages, title page reads, "Copyright (c) MCMXXIV By Wallace Nutting All rights Reserved; This edition published by Bonanza Books, a division of Crown Publishers, Inc. f g h. Manufactured in the United States of America."