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Bob's Book Journey

1802 Richcreek, Austin, TX 78757 USA 512-454-2355
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Bob's Book Journey is a home-based business in Austin, Texas, focusing on used, out-of-print and rare books. We have an ever-expanding collection of over 9000 titles. Our specialities include: History, Texana and military studies.

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Guncraft: a Treatise on Guns, Ammunition and the Theory and Practice of Wing and Trap Shooting

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Very Good- No Jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Signed by Author A scarce printing of this classic, signed by the author. Red boards with gilt pictorial and lettering, 214 pp., index, illustrated with numerous photos and drawings, fascinating advertisements for Winchester shotguns and dog-care products [3 pp]. Possibly a private printing: no publisher on title page; 801 Masonic Temple, Chicago, printed below author's name. Copyright page simply states author's name and the year 1912. The book is ...


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Deadly Weapons of the Koga Ninja

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Binding: Trade Paperback Publisher: Butokukai, Cornville, Arizona Date published: 1985

Description: Very Good. Softcover, 50 pp., illustrated throughout. Minimal wear, no owner names or gift notes, clean text, tight binding. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Scarlet Letter: a Romance (a Limited Edition) used book

The Scarlet Letter: a Romance (a Limited Edition)

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Edition: Limited Edition Binding: Full-Leather Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Date published: 1976

Description: Fine. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature, a limited edition collection, is published under the auspices of The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration. Red boards with gilt lettering and decorations, 4 raised bands on spine, all gilt edges, silk moire endpapers, sewn-in ribbon marker, 285 pages, illustrations by Bernard Fuchs. Excellent condition. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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5000 Years in the Kitchen

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Sisterhood Temple Emanu-El, Dallas, Texas Date published: 1965

Description: Good. Softcover, brown comb binding (plastic spiral), 366 pp. First Edition stated on title page. Moderate wear, no owner names or gift notes clean text, tight binding. Read More

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The Bobbsey Twins in a Radio Play used book

The Bobbsey Twins in a Radio Play

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, New York Date published: 1937

Description: Very Good in Good jacket. 12mo-over 6"-7" tall. Green boards with black pictorial and lettering, illustrated endpapers, frontis., 212 pp., full-color illustrated jacket. Moderate wear at ends of spine, no owner names or gift notes, text is age-toned otherwise unmarked, tight binding. Jacket has a moisture mark on the spine and tiny chips at either end, also small chips at corner tips, front panel image of boy and girl in floral setting is in nice condition. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Damascus Steel used book

Damascus Steel

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Binding: Trade Paperback Publisher: Alphascript Publishing, Mauritius Date published: 2009 ISBN-13: 9786130264239 ISBN: 6130264232

Description: Near Fine. Softcover, 69 pages, b/w photos and drawings. Minor scratch on rear cover, otherwise minimal wear, clean text, tight binding. Contents include Steel, Middle East, Sword, Wootz Steel, Pattern Welding, Japanese Sword, Tungsten Carbide. Damacus steel is a hot-forged steel used in Middle Eastern swordmaking from about 1100 to 1700 A.D. Damascus swords were of legendary sharpness and strength, and were apocryphally claimed to be able to cut through lesser quality swords and even rock. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Putting Troy in a Sack: a Candid and Chronological Account of the Events of the Trojan War in the Light of Modern Discovery used book

Putting Troy in a Sack: a Candid and Chronological Account of the Events of the Trojan War in the Light of Modern Discovery

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Ex-Students Association of the University of Texas, Austin, Texas Date published: 1916

Description: Very Good- No Jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Blue boards, white spine, gilt lettering, deckle edges; top edge gilt, 141 pp., 4 pen-and-ink illustrations by J. F. Knott. Moderate wear with slight fading on spine, unmarked, tight binding. A humorous re-telling of Homer's account of the Trojan War. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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Logistic Support (Vietnam Studies)

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Edition: First Printing Binding: Softcover Publisher: Department of the Army, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Date published: 1974

Description: Very Good. Green paperback with four soldiers on front cover and truck convoy on rear cover, xvi, 273 pp., photos, maps, charts. Light wear with sunned spine, previous owner's name on top edge of front cover, clean text, tight binding. Relates in specific terms what logisticians did and how they did it in supporting American and allied combat troops in Vietnam. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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A Heap O' Livin'; Along Life's Highway used book

A Heap O' Livin'; Along Life's Highway

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Reilly & Lee, Chicago Date published: 1933

Description: Very Good. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6"-7" tall. Two poetry collections in one volume. A Heap o' Livin' (1916), 192 pp., plus Along Life's Highway (1933), 186 pp., index of first lines for both collections. Brown pebbled leatherette boards with gold-color lettering. Light wear on ends of spine, lettering on front board is bright, lettering on spine is very sunned and faded, gift note dated 1939 on front free endpaper, clean text, tight binding. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Mirrors, Mice, & Mustaches: a Sampling of Superstitions & Popular Beliefs in Texas

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Trade Paperback Publisher: Texas Folklore Society, Austin, Texas Date published: 1966

Description: Very Good. Brown paperback with black and red lettering and red roadrunner image on front and rear covers, xiv, 110 pp. Paisano Books [series] Number One. Faint stray pen mark on front cover, otherwise mild wrear, no owner names or gift notes, clean text, tight binding. "For the purpose of this particular book, I intentionally picked out from the total collection of over 6, 000 items only those which to my knowledge have not yey appeared in print in Texas and those that seemed to be of most ... Read More

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