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Last updated: August 15, 2018


 

Books

Machinery's Handbook, 21st Edition, Reprinted 1979, in Good++ condition.
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33CB-1 - Antique Woodworking Tools, A guide to the purchase, restoration, and use of old tools for today's shop (1977), by Michael Dunbar.  Book  is in like-new condition, dust jacket has some creases and a few rips.
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33CB-2 - Woodworking Planes, A descriptive register of wooden planes (5th Printing, 1978), by Alvin Sellens.  Book is in like-new condition, dust jacket has minimal damage at spine.
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33CB-3 - The Stanley Plane, A history and descriptive inventory (2nd Printing, 1977), by Alvin Sellens.  Book is in like-new condition, dust jacket has several small rips and a mark across the front cover.
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33CB-4 - The History of Woodworking Tools,  (Reprinted in 1976), by W. L. Goodman.  Book is in like-new condition, dust jacket has a crease on the upper front cover. 
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33CB-5 - Dictionary of Tools used in the woodworking and allied trades c.1700-1970 (Reprinted 1980), by R. A. Salaman.  Book is in like-new condition, dust jacket has a rip on the upper front cover and some slight pock marks on the back cover.
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33CB-6 - Tools for the Trades and Crafts, An 18th Century Patter Book (First published 1976), by Kenneth D. Roberts.  Book and dust jacket are in like-new condition.
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33CB-7 - Some 19th Century English Woodworking Tools, Edge and Joiner Tools and Bit Braces (1980, #249/750), by Kenneth D. Roberts.  Book is in like-new condition.
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33CB-8 - Wooden Planes in 19th Century America, Supplement to the First Edition, (1978), by Kenneth D. Roberts.  Paperback book is in  near-new condition with no rips, creases or blemishes. 
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33CB-10 - The Making of Tools (1973), by Alexander G. Weygers.  Paperback book is in like-new condition with no apologies.
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33CB-11 - A Museum of Early American Tools (1964), by Eric Sloane.  Book (11" x 8") and dust jacket are in like-new condition with no apologies.
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33CB-13 - The Complete Guide to Sharpening (1995), by Leonard Lee.  Paperback book is in like-new condition with no apologies.
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33CB-14 - A Price Guide to Antique Tools (3rd Ed., 2001), by Herbert P. Kean. Paperback book is in like-new condition.
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33CB-15 - American Axes, A survey of their development and their makers (1972), by  Henry J. Kauffman.   Book is in like-new condition, dust jacket has a rip on the front cover.
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33CB-16 - Practical Blacksmithing, The original classic in one volume (1978), compiled and edited by M. T. Richardson. Book is in like-new condition and dust jacket has one small rip and a crease.
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33CB-17 - Early American Wrought Iron, three volumes in one (Bonanza Edition 1979), by Albert H. Sonn. Book is in like-new condition.  Dust jacket has one crease on the back cover.
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33CB-18 - Tool Collectors Handbook of Prices Paid at Auction for Early American Tools, (1972), by Alexander Farnham (2nd Edition).  Softcover book is in like-new condition with no apologies.
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9W900 - Toolchest, A primer of woodcraft. (1973), by Jan Adkins.  This copy has a library binding.  Book is in very good condition with slight wear showing at each end of the spine.  Dust cover has some damage (rips and creases). All pages clean and undamaged.
{price = $48.00 plus shipping}  z

 

 


 

Tool Catalogs

33BCZ - Brown & Sharpe Small Tools, No. 32 (1935), 448 pages.  Catalog is in near-new condition, no rips, very minor creases in cover, tight spine.
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33BCZ - Greenfield Tap & Die Corp., No 39, (1940),  416 pages.Catalogue in near-new condition, no rips, minor crease in front cover, tight spine.
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33CBZ - The Lunkenheimer Co., 1908 Illustrated Catalogue and Price List, (brass and iron valves, gauges, etc.) Cincinnati, Ohio. 564 pages. Hardcover book is in good condition, clean undamaged pages,
cover soiled from frequent use.
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33CBZ - Antique Tool Auction, J. P. Bittner Auctioneer. First 10 catalogs (#1-#10) 4/16/1977 to 9/11/1981.   All have prices realized list except No. 8.  All in very good condition.
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Reprints - Mid-West TCA &  Others

Buff and Berger, "Handbook and Illustrated Catalogue of the Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments", 1987, (M-WTCA 2004), in like-new condition.
{price = $9.00 plus shipping)  lf

H. Chapin's Son, Price List Rules, Planes, Gauges, (1890), 82 pages.  Softcover book in near-new condition. no damages.
(M-WTCA, 1986)
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Disston Saw, Tool and File Manual, (c. 1948), 64 pages. Very nice condition w/string hole @ top left.
How to choose and use tools.
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Hammacher, Schlemmer & Co., Tools for all Trades, (1896), 403 pages. 
Softcover book is in like-new condition.  (M-WTCA & EAIA, 1978)
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James R. Hill & Co.Harness Makers' and Dealers' Supply Catalogue (1915?), 40 pages.  Softcover book is in like-new condition. (Wm. Cavalinni)
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The Sandusky Tool Co., Illustrated List of Planes, Plane Irons (1877), 66 pages.
Softcover book is in like-new condition.  (Ken Roberts Publishing Co.)
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The Sandusky Tool Co., Catalog No. 25, (1925), 72 pages.  Softcover book is in near- new condition. All pages are undamaged and clean. The cover is slightly discolored at the spine.
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Staney Rule & Level Co., 1898 Price List, 65 pages.  Softcover book is in like-new condition. 
(Ken Roberts Publishing Co.)
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Stanley Rule & Level Co., 1879 Price List, 57 pages.  Softcover book is in near-new condition.  All pages are undamaged and clean.  The cover is slightly discolored at the spine. 
(Ken Roberts Publishing Co.)
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Stanley Rule & Level Co., 1870  Price List, 70 pages, plus Darling, Brown & Sharpe
Price List
, 12 pages, plus Stanley Supplement (January, 1871), 12 pages.
Softcover book is in like-new condition.  (Ken Roberts Publishing Co.)
{price = $10.00 plus shipping}  lf

Strelinger & Co., Wood Worker's Tools, (1897), 400 pages. Softcover book in near-new condition.
(M-WTCA 1979)
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J.M.Waterston, "Tools and Factory Supplies", Catalogue No. 25, (M-WTCA 1996),
in near-new condition.
{price = $9.00 plus shipping}  lf

 

 


Magazines

Stanley Tool Collector News, Summer 1995, Vol. 6, No. 15, by The Tool Merchant.
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Stanley Tool Collector News, Spring 1996, Vol. 7, No. 17, by The Tool Merchant.
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Stanley Tool Collector News, Fall 1996, Vol. 7, No. 18, by The Tool Merchant.
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