FS: books and stuff pt 2 12/97

FS: books and stuff pt 2 12/97

Post by GRober » Wed, 03 Dec 1997 04:00:00




This listing is posted first to the Oldtools list and to my private email
list. Sometime thereafter it is posted to the Usenet. If you would like to
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Books and ephemera on tools and trades.... Prices include First class
postage (heavy books shipped Priority Mail). International and Canadian
customers please contact me to determine shipping deferential. Please
remember that I ship AFTER receipt of payment, not upon receiving your
email order. It usually takes two to three weeks after the list is posted
for all items to be shipped. If you have any questions concerning an item,
please contact me ASAP as a firm order will take precedence over
questions. Once you have received confirmation of your order, please send
your check or money order (made out to Gary Roberts NOT to the Toolemera
Press) to: Gary Roberts, 1077 South Street, Roslindale, MA 02131-2321
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Abbreviations: (HB = hardback, SB = softback, DJ = dustjacket, Illus =
illustrated, pgs = total pages, CVR = cover, Ex Lib = ex library, Engs =
steel plate engravings, Half tone = early method of photo reproduction,
1904/1914 - first printing date/printing date of item for sale)
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Catalogs, Original
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46. "Atlas Woodworking Power Tools" 1954. 8.5x11. 31 pgs. SB.Tools for the
home or small pro shop. Excellent condition. Price: $15.00.

47.2Van Keuren Co. Precision Measuring Tools Catalog and Handbook No. 36,
includes 1958 price list2. 1955. 6x9. HB.  258 pgs. Minor cvr dirt and
small hole in bottom of cvr extending 60 pages. Looks like a needle hole.
Full color and B&W illus of precision measuring tools. Includes
instructions and charts for use of precision measuring devices. Price:
$22.00

48. 2Van Keuren Co. Precision Measuring Tools Catalog and Handbook No.
352. 1952. 6x9. HB.  224 pgs. Minor cvr dirt and slight crease rear cvr.
Pencil on inside rear cvr. Full color and B&W illus of precision measuring
tools. Includes instructions and charts for use of precision measuring
devices. Price: $20.00

49. SOLD 3George Scherr & Co. Precision Micrometers Catalog No. 20, TUMICO
brand2  1948. SB. 5.25x7.5. 78 pgs plus price list. Minor cvr wear.
Interior very good. Price: $12.00

50. SOLD "Starrett Catalog No. 26".  SB, the inimitable No. 26, 288 pgs.
VG condition, light cvr soil. If you haven1t seen this one, check out the
art deco cover (planes, trains, and automobiles) Price: $16.00.

51. "Brown & Sharpe New Tools supplment to catalogs no. 32 and 140".
4.5x6.75. SB. 37 pgs. 1937. New tools and items withdrawn. VG condition.
Price: $8.00

52.  "Brown & Sharpe Small Tools Catalog No. 32". 1935. 4.5x6.5. 448 pgs.
SB. VG condition throughout with exception of small spine tear that
doesn1t extend through to interior. Price:$20.00

53.  "Brown & Sharpe Small Tools Catalog No. 32". 1935. 4.5x6.5. 448 pgs.
SB. VG condition throughout . Price:$22.00

54.  "Brown & Sharpe Small Tools Catalog No. 33". 1938. 4.5x6.5. 480 pgs.
SB. Heavy use wear but all intact. Price:$16.00

55.  "Brown & Sharpe Small Tools Cat6alog No. 34". 1941. 4.5x6.5.
512pgs.SB Cvr vg with minimal wear, interior excellent. Price: $22.00

56.  "Brown & Sharpe Small Tools Catalog No. 34". 1941. 4.5x6.5.
512pgs.SB  G condition,cvr slightly worn, interior vg. Price: $20.00

57. SOLD 3Brown & 3Sharpe Machinery and Tools Catalog No. 1422 1941.
4.5x6.5. 640 pgs. SB. Includes 3Dicount to Consumers Price List 19472.
Owner signed front cvr.Minor light stain top edge plus some cvr staining.
Else vg condition. Price: $22.00

58. "Starrett Catalog No. 26".  SB., 288 pgs. Hvy cvr soil, cvr split top
and bottom of spine. Interior has a few light stains and wrinkled back.
Price: $14.00.

59. SOLD 3Starrett Catalog No. 27, third edition2. 1962. SB. 5x7.5. 475
pgs. Cvr good with minor shelf wear. Interior vg. Price: $17.00

60. "O. S. Rixford's Scythes and Axes, East Highgate, Vermont" C. 1880.
SB. ORIGINAL trade catalog. 4"x6.5". 68 pgs. Axes, Sythes, Snathes and
Patent Axe boxes. Green cover, cream interior. Full page steel plate
illustrations of each item with text descriptions on facing page. Minor
thin water stain on edge and 1/2" wide by 4" long rust or dirt stain on
top of back cover (Neither stain affects the look of the catalog).
Otherwise excellent condition throughout. Price: $66.00

61. "K&E Engineer's Instruments" 5.75x8.5. 98 pgs. SB. 1937. Includes
price list insert. Cvr has minimal wear with moderate fading. Interior
excellent. Illustrations are steel plate engravings. Price: $28.00

62 "Disston Saw, Tool and File Manual...How to choose and use tools for
longer tool life... Fight Waste". January 1952. Includes the mailing
envelope that reads "A Disston Gift for you. With a red print bow and
cartoons of Grandpa, Dad and Sonny. All very good condition with exception
of envelope flap stuck to corner of manual leaving a little piece of
paper. I though the last one I sold was it for this, but I turned up one
more in the same box lot. So this is really it. Price: $20.00

63. 3Disston Saw, Tool and file Book2. 1926. Disston. SB. 5x8. 48 pgs.
This is the one with the tan cvr. VG condition throughout. Price: $16.00

64. 3Lufkin Precision Tools Catalog No. 72. Also stamped CE McCormick,
Phila PA. SB. C 19401s. 5.25x8. 128 pgs. This catalog has one star to
either side of the Catalog No. 7 label. Saginaw MI plant on frontispiece.
Minor normal cvr wear. Interior vg. Price: $22.00

65.SOLD  3Lufkin Precision Tools Catalog No. 72. C 19401s. 5.25x8. 144
pgs. This catalog has no star to either side of the Catalog No. 7 label.
Saginaw MI plant and Barrie Ontario plant on frontispiece. VG condition
throughout. Price: $24.00

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Some reprints had been mailed to the association member. Blank white
labels have been placed over the orginal white mailing label in order to
preserve their privacy.
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66. 3Bailey1s Patent Adjustable Iron and Wood Bench Planes manufactured by
the Stanley Rule and Level Company2. Phil Whitby 1986 reprint of 1872
pocket catalog. 4 fold opens to 6x16. Excellent condition. Price: $4.00

67.SOLD  3Stanley R. & L. Co. Bed Rock, A New Plane2. Bob Kaune 1983
reprint of C. 1900 original pocket catalog. 4x5.5. 12pgs. Excellent
condition. Price: $5.00

68. 3Stanley 55 Plane and How to Use It2 MWTCA 1981 reprint of the 1921
original. 5x8. SB. 22 pgs. Excellent condition. Price: $$10.00

69. 3Stanley No. 171 Door Trim Plane2 instructions. unkown reprint date.
Original C. 1900. photocopy, 3 fold opens to 6x11. Excellent condition.
Price: $3.00

70. 3Stanley Rule and Level Co. 1879 Price List2 Ken Roberts 1973 reprint,
includes 6 pgs on L. Bailey1s connection to S R&L Co. SB. 5.5x8.5. 72 pgs.
Very good condition, signed by owner inside front cover and remains of
price label. Price: $15.00

71. "Steel Carpenter's Squares, Eagle Square Manufacturing Co.,South
Shaftsbury, Vt." Undated.  MWTC-A reprint July, 1991. 31 pgs, 4" x 7.74".
Stanley bought the controlling interest in the Eagle Square Co in 1916,
thereby sequering the carpenters square market. This catalog predates the
Stanley involvement.  Excellent condition. Price: $8.00

73. "Otis A. Smith Manufacturers of Firearms and Hardware Specialities,
Rockfall, Conn., 1905 Trade Catalog". Roger K. Smith publisher, 9/84. 27
pg, 6.5" x 3.5". Maker of Fales patent plow plane, among other interesting
patented items.  Excellent condition. Price" $8.00

74. 3Stanley Tools catalog No. 1102. Roger K. Smith 1984 reprint of 1911
catalog. SB. 9x11.25. 61 pgs. Pressure crease in front cvr, otherwise very
good condition. Price: $15.00

75. 3Joshua Oldham, New York, USA, Catalogue and Price List2 EAIA 1976
reprint of  1887 saw manufacturers catalog. SB. 6x8.5.  85 pgs includes
Oldhams treatise on the history of saws and sawmills. VG condition
throughout. Price: $14.00

76. 3Folding Sawing Machine Co Fall and Winter 1896-72 MWTCA 1981 reprint
of the 1896 catalog of the one man lumbering saw. 5.5x8.8. 24 pgs. VG
condition throughout. Victorian enginuity at it1s finest. Price: $6.00

77. 3Jackson & Tyler Tools and Supplies of all kinds for Machinists,
Blacksmiths, Model Makers, Etc., Foot Lathes, Drills, Etc. Baltimore,
18802. 5.75x9. 112 pgs. MWTCA 1993 reprint of the 1880 trade catalog. One
of my favorite reprints. Excellent condition never read. Price: $16.00

78. SOLD 3Leonard Bailey & Co1s Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of
Patent Adjustable Iron Bench Planes, Try Squares, Bevels, Rules, Levels,
Hammers, Etc. Hartford Conn 1876: Victor Planes: Sargent & Co sole
agents2. 4x6.5. 48 pgs. Ken Roberts excellent reproduction with
supplemental material incl patent papers and history. Excellent
condition.Price: $12.00

79. 3Leonard Bailey & Co.1s Patent Adjustable Iron Bench Planes, Try
Squares, Bevels, Spoke Shaves, Box Scrapers, &c. Stanley Rule & Level
Company General Agents2. Ken Roberts 1975 reprint of the 1883 catalog. SB
4x6.5. 12 pgs incl supplementary commentary. Excellent condition. Price: $
8.00

80. 3Catalog No. 79 Hoole Machine and Engraving Works; Paging, Numbering,
End Name Printing, Bookbinders Tools and Machinery2. MWTCA 1985 Reprint of
the 1911 catalog of bookbinders supplies and machinery. SB. 6x8.5. 46 pgs.
Excellent condition. Price: $8.00

81. 3H. Chapin1s Son 18902. MWTCA 1986 reprint of Hermon Chapin1s trade
catalog. Rules, planes, gauges, etc. 6x9.25. 82 pgs. VG condition. Price:
$22.00

82. "Steel Carpenter's Squares, Eagle Square Manufacturing Co.,South
Shaftsbury, Vt." Undated.  MWTC-A reprint July, 1991. 31 pgs, 4" x 7.74".
Stanley bought the controlling interest in the Eagle Square Co in 1916,
thereby sequering the carpenters square market. This catalog predates the
Stanley involvement.  Excellent condition. Price: $8.00
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Slide rule stuff
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83. 3How to Use Dual Base Log Log Slide Rules, by Professor ML Martung2,
Pickett. 1947. 5.25x8.5. SB. 93 pgs. Cvr has minor wear spots. Interior
excellent. Price: $16.00

84, 3Versalog Slide Rule Instructions2. Frederick Post Co. 1951. HB.
5.5x8.25. 115 pgs. Minor cvr shelf wear. Interior excellent. The Versalog
slide rule was designed in late 1950. This is the first issue of the HB
instruction book. Price: $30.00

85. 3Keuffel & Esser #4181-3 Duplex Slide Rule2. 1947. Solid plastic body.
Black leather case. Both in excellent condition. Price: $24.00

86. 3A Manual of the Slide Rule2 by JE Thompson. 1947 edition of 1930
vocational or engineering school text. HB. 5.5x8. 220 pgs. Includes a
history of the slide rule and a short section on cylindrical slide rules.
Excellent condition throughout. Price: $28.00.

87. 3The Mannheim Slide Rule: A Self Teaching Manual...2 by W E
Breckenridge. Pub Kueffel & Esser. 1927. SB 5x7.75. 75 pgs. Owner stamped.
Otherwise vg condition. Price: $18.00

Gary Roberts
The Toolemera Press

Boston, MA