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(All softbound unless otherwise noted)


Popular Mechanics Press

Date:

Description

Condition

Price

1932

Shop Notes – 1932 Edition

Good

$15.00

1935

Shop Notes – 1935 Edition

Good

$15.00

1935

What to Make

G/VG

$15.00

1936

Shop Notes – 1936 Edition

G/VG

$15.00

1937

Shop Notes – 1937 Edition

Good

$15.00

1938

Shop Notes – 1938 Edition

Good, cover stain

$10.00

1939

Shop Notes – 1939 Edition

Good

$15.00

1939

What To Make – Vol. 1, 1939

Good, edge stain

$12.50

1939

Ornamental Casting by W.L. Mahler. Hardbound, 64 pages

G/VG

$15.00

1940

Shop Notes – 1940 Edition

Good

$12.50

1941

Shop Notes – 1941 Edition

Good - stain

$12.50

 

Same – 2 copies

Good – edge chip

$12.50

1941

Home Kinks, 1941 Edition

Good

$12.50

1941

Build a Boat for Pleasure or Profit

Fair/Good

$6.00

1942

Home Kinks, 1942 Edition

Good

$12.50

1941

CATALOG of Books - “A Billion Ideas”. 126 pages

G/VG

$20.00

1943

Shop Notes – 1943 Edition – 2 copies

G/VG

$12.50

 

Same

Good

$10.00

1943

What to Make – 1943 Edition

Good

$12.50

1943

Home Kinks – 1943 Edition

G/VG

$12.50

1943

The Young Craftsman

Fair/Good, cover tears

$7.50

1944

Radio Annual – 1944 Edition

G/VG

$12.50

1944

Shop Notes – 1944 Edition – 2 copies

G/VG

$12.50

1944

What to Make – 1944 Edition

G/VG

$12.50

 

Same

Good

$10.00

1945

Home Kinks – 1945 Edition

G/VG

$12.50

1945

Useful Ideas to Save You Money. Approx. 112 pages 

G/VG

$10.00

1945

What to Make – 1945 Edition

G/VG

$12.50

1946

What to Make – 1947 Edition, Vol. 8

G/VG, some spotting

 $10.00

Same

Good, fraying

$7.50

1946

Shop Notes – 1946 Edition

G/VG

$12.50

1947

Shop Notes – 1947 Edition

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Fair/Good, cover wear

$10.00

1947

What to Make – 1948 Edition, Vol. 9

G/VG

$12.50

1947

What to Make For Children

Good, cover wear

$10.00

1948

Motorists Handbook. 160 pages

Good, cover wear

$10.00

1948

Useful Ideas to Save You Money. 112 pages  - 2 copies

G/VG

$10.00

1948

Shop Notes – 1948

Good

$10.00

1949

Garden Book. 96 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1949

Short Cuts to Better Housekeeping. 160 pages

G/VG

$12.50

1950

Home Kinks – 1951 Edition

G/VG

$10.00

1951

Useful Ideas Save You Money, 1951, 96 pages – 2 copies

G/VG

$10.00

1951

How to Paint with Brush and Spray

Good

$10.00

1952

Guide to Good Hunting and Trapping

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

1953

Home Kinks. 128 pages,

G/VG

$10.00

1953

Planning Your Home Workshop

Good

$10.00

1953

Toys You Can Make, 160 pages

Good

$10.00

Summer 1953

Useful Ideas. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1954

Railroad Album by John O’Connell. 160 pgs

G/VG

$10.00

1956

Electronics Made Easy by Lothar Stern. 192 pgs

G/VG

$10.00

1956

PM Concrete Handbook. 160 pages

Good

$10.00

1957

Lawn and Garden Book. 192 pages

G/VG

$12.50

1958

1958 Popular Mechanics Shop Notes

Good

$12.50

1958

Fix-It. 160 pages

G/VG

$12.50

1960

What to Make – 1960 Edition

G/VG

$10.00

1960

Vacation Camping by George Laycock. 128 pages

G/VG

$12.50

1961

Popular Mechanics Science Annual 1961

Good

$12.50

1961

Popular Mechanics Shop Projects 164 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1962

Popular Mechanics Minimum Maintenance Idea Book. Appears to be a “free” promotional booklet, 36 pages

VG

$10.00

1965

Car Facts – 1964 Models. Larger page-size, 128 pages

Fair/Good, tape, chipping

$7.50


Popular Science

Date:

Description

Condition

Price

1930

Things to Make In Your Home Workshop. 256 pages, green cloth hardbound

Good

$15.00

Ca. 1935

Home Workshop Annual (No. 1?)

G/VG

$15.00

1941

Home Workshop Annual

G/VG

$12.50

1944

Popular Science Radio Annual, 2nd printing. 96 pages, softbound

G/VG

$15.00

1946

Home Workshop Annual

Good

$12.50

1946

Tinkering with Tools by Henry H. Saylor, New Revised Edition, 118 pgs + ads

Good

$12.50

1949

Home Workshop Annual

G/VG

$12.50

1950

Home Workshop Annual

Good

$12.50

Ca. 1950

Home Workshop Information Book – Card-Index File (covers would fold into the box). 96 pages

Good

$12.50

1951

Home Repair and Workshop Annual. 256 pages, no ads

G/VG

$15.00

1954

Fix Your Own Car. 256 pages

Good

$12.50

1964

Auto care Ideas. 112 pages

Good

$10.00

 

Science & Mechanics

Date:

Description

Condition

Price

1944

Home Workshop Annual, 1944

VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

1944

Craftsman’s Annual

Good

$12.50

1946

Craftsman’s Annual

Good

$12.50

1948

Craftwork. 128 pages

Good

$12.50

1950

Home Owners Manual. 192 pages

G/VG

$12.50

 

Same

Good

$10.00

1952

Home Owner’s Handbook

G/VG

$12.50

Same

Fair/Good, stain

$6.00

1953

Sports Craft - Science & Mechanics Handbook

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good, spine wear

$10.00

1954

Build It Yourself. 160 Pages

Good

$10.00

1961

Woodworker’s Encyclopedia. 168 pages

G/VG

$12.50

1962

Camping Handbook – 1962 edition. 160 pages

G/VG

$12.50

Winter, 1963

Home Modernization. 128 pages

VG

$12.50

Winter, 1963

Electrical Handbook. # 611 162 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1963

Crafts & Hobbies #614A 160 pages

Good, insect damage

$7.50

Jan./Feb., 1966

Camping Handbook. 96 pages

G/VG

$10.00

 

Maco Magazine Corp.

Date:

Description

Condition

Price

1954

The Complete Book of Boats. 1955, 144 pages

G/VG

$15.00

1955

Complete Book – Sportsman’s Workshop by Larry Koller and Robert Scharff. 128 pages

G/VG

$15.00

1955

New Complete Book of Small Boats – This Year’s Latest Models. 144 pages

G/VG

$15.00

1955

Complete Book of Kit Boats. 144 pages.

Good

$12.50

 

Mechanix Illustrated/Modern Mechanix

Date:

Description

Condition

Price

1934

Handy Man’s Home Manual. 146 pages

Good

$15.00

1934

How to Build It. 146 pages

Good

$15.00

1938

How to Build It. 146 pages

Good

$15.00

1939

How to Build It No. 7. 146 pages

Good

$12.50

1940

Handy Man’s Home Manual No. 5. 146 pages

G/VG

$12.50

1941

How to Build It No. 9. 146 pages

Good

$12.50

1942

Handy Man’s Home Manual No. 7. 146 pages

G/VG

$12.50

1942

Radio Manual No. 3. 146 pages

Good

$10.00

1950

Boating Handbook No. 2. 144 pages

Good

$10.00

1952

How to Use Tools, Fawcett Book 143. 144 pages,

G/VG

$12.50

1954

Handy Man’s Home Manual. Fawcett How-To Book #224

G/VG

$10.00

Ca. 1960

Carpentry Handbook. Fawcett How-To Book #326. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1960

How to Choose and Use Power Tools. Fawcett How-To Book #449. 144 pages

G/VG

$12.50

1963

The How-To Book of Electrical Repairs. Fawcett Book No. 552. 112 pages

Good

$7.50

1964

The How-To Book of Plumbing and Heating. 112 pages

G/VG

$10.00

 

Other Fawcett How-To Books

Date:

Description

Condition

Price

1938

Handy Man’s Home Manual.

Good

$12.50

1941

Handy Man’s Home Manual No. 6, 146 pages

Good

$10.00

1943

How to Build 20 Boats, No. 8

Not Available

NA

1948

Handy Man’s Home Manual. No. 8

G/VG

$12.50

1950

Build It. Book #101. 144 pages

G/VG

$12.50

1951

Sports Cars and Hot Rods # 109

G/VG

$10.00

1952

Handbook of Crafts. Book #152. 144 pages

G/VG

$12.50

 

Same

Good

$10.00

1953

Profitable Hobbies Handbook. Book #176. 142 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1953

Handy Man’s Home Manual No. 13. 146 pages

Fair/Good

$6.00

1953

Today’s Woman Small Home Decorating. Book #197, 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1954

Holiday Candy and Cookie Cook Book. #241. 144 pages

Good

$10.00

1955

How to Build IT. Book #273. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1956

T.H. Everett’s Lawns and Landscaping Handbook. #302. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1956

Electronics Handbook. #319. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1957

Projects You Can Build with Weldwood Old Craftsman Pine Plywood. 96 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1958

Build It. Book #383. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1959

TV Repair and Maintenance # 409. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1959

Handy Man’s Home Manual #426. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1959

Practical Electronics #428. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1959

Build It. Book #429. 144 pages

Good

$10.00

1959

Handy Man’s Electrical Repairs Handbook #431. 144 pages

Good

$10.00

1959

Professional TV Repair Secrets #435. 144 pages

Good

$10.00

1960

Landscaping and Lawn Ideas. Book #441. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1960

Tom Cahill’s Car Owner Handbook #455. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1961

TV Repair Simplified #474. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1961

Hank Bowman’s Outboard Boating Handbook. Book #476. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1962

TV repairs You Can Do #513. 144 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1964

The How-To Book of plumbing and Heating #556. 112 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1965

Home Electrical Repairs. Book #582. 112 pages

Good

$10.00

1966

Plans for Building Homes and Vacation Cabins. Book #623. 112 pages

G/VG

$10.00

1967

Practical Electronics. Book #745. 112 pages

G/VG

$10.00

 

Popular Electronics Books (Ziff-Davis Publishing)

Date:

Description

Condition

Price

1959

Electronic Experimenter’s Handbook. 162 pages

G/VG

$10.00

 

How-To Books – Bruce-Royal Publishing Corp.

Date:

Description

Condition

Price

Spring, 1964

Boats You Can Build. Book #34. 128 pages – 2 copies

G/VG

$10.00

Spring, 1965

Easy-To-Build Furniture. Book #50. 128 pages

G?VG

$10.00

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