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Gary Roberts
North Carolina
Bookman, Ephemerist, Antiquarian, Retired Librarian
Interests: antiquarian books, vintage, ephemera, antique tools, art pottery, interesting old stuff, libraries, publishing, independent publishing
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Available in both Print and Kindle Ebook editions 1920 Iron City Tool Works, Catalog No. 28 Note: cover image in Amazon widget is incorrect. The proper cover is the first image in this post. (Amazon Publishing Affiliate Link) Available in Print and in Kindle eBook ISBN: 9781533278470 Iron City Tool... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Available in Kindle Ebook edition 1918 Whitall Tatum Trade Catalog A Kindle eBook (Amazon Publishing Affiliate Link) A Kindle eBook ASIN : B08JZCLX4B 1918 Whitall Tatum Company Trade Catalog Druggists', Chemists', And Perfumers' Glassware, Manufacturers, Importers And Jobbers Of Druggists' Sundries. A Kindle eBook, produced in full color facsimile from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Posted Nov 8, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Copied from the Union Manufacturing Company Instagram Post: @unionmfgcoofpa Do you dabble in plane making? Or possibly have a dream of making tools of some sort and don’t know where to start? Or you’ve tried to develop a plan and have run into trouble sourcing parts? Or you’ve found sources... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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1905 Union Iron And Wood Planes Trade Catalog Union Mfg. Co. (Amazon Publishing Affiliate Link) ISBN: 979-8698872719 The 1905 Union Iron And Wood Planes Trade Catalog is a true facsimile production of the only known copy. Originally from the collection of Gary Roberts, Publisher of Toolemera Press and now held... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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The Langdon Mitre (Miter) Box Company Langdon Mitre Box Co. 1 Langdon Mitre Box Co. 2 Langdon Mitre Box Co. 3 Langdon Mitre Box Co. 4 Langdon Mitre Box Co. 5 Langdon Mitre Box Co. 6 Langdon Mitre Box Co. 7 Langdon Mitre Box Co. 8 Langdon Mitre Box Co.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Ohio Tool Company Billheads Ohio Tool Company Billhead 1911 Ohio Tool Company Billhead 1904 Ohio Tool Company Billhead 1913 Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Price List Of Planes. Made And Sold For Home Consumption & Exportation By Joseph Clark Plane-Maker Near The Nun-Gate Newcastle Regulated By The Trade, Aug. 1816 The original of this single sheet price list of wooden planes is held by the Tyne & Weare Archives. PDF of original images and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Book Label of Edumund Cullis of Gloucester, England, from Peter Nicholson's Instructor, 1815 edition. Cullis may very well have been a later owner of this important Nicholson text. Book Label Edmund Cullis This Book Belongs To Edmund Cullis, Gloucester. If thou are borrowed by a friend, Right Welcome shall he... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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I'm not sure who made this breast drill, but it certainly was manufactured. Pardon the slightly blurry images. I sold this a few years ago and these are the only images on file: early breast drill 1 early breast drill 2 early breast drill 3 early breast drill 4 early... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Instructor Jointed Toys For Coloring, Cut Out And Construction Work, by Bess Bruce Cleaveland • 1920 (Amazon Publishing Affiliate Link) ISBN: 9781522942894 Instructor Jointed Toys For Coloring, Cut Out And Construction Work, by Bess Bruce Cleaveland, 1920: Books 1 & 2. Bess Bruce Cleaveland was a Manual Arts Education teacher... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Available in both Print and Kindle Ebook editions C. E. Jennings & Co. Manufacturers Of Mechanics Tools And Hardware Specialists • 1901 (Amazon Publishing Affiliate Link) ISBN: 9781535133142 C. E. Jennings & Co. Trade Catalog, August 1, 1901. The Charles E. Jennings company operated from 1878 until 1923 with offices... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Available in both Print and Kindle Ebook editions C. Hammond & Son Trade Catalogue: Manufacturers Of Edge Tools And Hammers • 1910 (Amazon Publishing Affiliate Link) ISBN: 9781530148684 C. Hammond & Son, Manufacturers Of Edge Tools And Hammers, Ogontz, PA., U. S. A., 1910. Trade Catalog Charles Hammond manufactured edge... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Available in both Print and Kindle Ebook editions A Treatise On Files And Rasps • Nicholson File Co. • 1878 (Affiliate Link) ISBN: 9781534685697 A Treatise On Files And Rasps, Descriptive And Illustrated: For The Use of Master Mechanics, Dealers, &c.; In Which The Kinds Of Files In Most Common... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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The Student's Instructor In Drawing And Working The Five Orders Of Architecture 1815 Peter Nicholson (Affiliate Link) ISBN: 9780989747721 The Student's Instructor In Drawing And Working The Five Order's Of Architecture, by Peter Nicholson, 1815 Peter Nicholson was the famous 18th and 19th century British architectural historian, theorist, educator and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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The New England Farrier • 1826 Paul Jewett of Rowley, Ma (Affiliate Links) ISBN: 9780989747769 The New England Farrier: A Compendium Of Farriery, In Four Parts; By Paul Jewett of Rowley, MA. 1826. First published in 1795 and remaining in print through 1840, The New England Farrier was the first... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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The Painter, Gilder, And Varnisher's Companion • 1850 Henry Carey Baird, Philadephia (Affiliate Links) ISBN: 9780982532942 The Painter, Gilder, and Varnisher's Companion: Containing Rules and Regulations in Everything Relating to the Arts of Painting, Gilding, Varnishing, and Glass-Staining: Numerous Useful and Valuable Receipts; Tests for the Detection of Adulterations in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Furniture Making: Advanced Projects In Woodwork • 1912 Ira S. Griffith (Affiliate Links) ISBN: 9781523275014 FURNITURE MAKING: ADVANCED PROJECTS IN WOODWORK by Ira S. Griffith 1912 features the furniture and accessories of the Arts & Crafts period. One of a series of texts authored by Ira Griffith for use in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Working Drawings Of Colonial Furniture • 1922 Frederick J. Bryant (Affiliate Links) ISBN: 9780982532959 Working Drawings Of Colonial Furniture by Frederick J. Bryant 1922 "Because of the increasing demand for woodworking projects embracing the designs of the famous masters, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, and Sheraton, the author has endeavored to secure dimensioned... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Wood Carving: A Carefully Graduated Course • 1896 Joseph Phillip (Affiliate Links) ISBN: 9780983150084 WOOD CARVING by John Phillips 1896 was published "...to fill a long-felt want for a graduated course of exercises, these being suggested by a long and varied professional and teaching experience... by Joseph Phillips, Medallist and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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A Manual Of Wood-Carving • 1891 Charles G. Leland, Revised By John J. Holtzapffel (Affiliate Links) ISBN: 9780983150053 A Manual of Wood Carving, by Charles G. Leland, revised by John J. Holtzapffel, 1891, was a highly regarded and widely popular self-educational craft book of the 19th century Arts & Crafts... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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How To Join Mouldings: Or, The Art Of Mitring & Coping • 1892 Owen B. Maginnis (Affiliate Links) ISBN: 9780982532966 How To Join Mouldings: Or, The Arts Of Mitring And Coping by Owen Maginnis, 1892. "How To Join Mouldings is a thorough treatise on the proper methods to apply practically... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Our Workshop & The Lathe And How To Use It • 1866-1867 Temple Thorold (Affiliate Links) ISBN: 9781087819426 "It is our intention to notice many things, however trivial, that may in any way serve to enlighten our readers respecting the joiner's art." Offered now for the first time as one... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Cabinet Construction • 1936 J. C. S. Brough (Affiliate Links) ISBN: 9780983150022 "This book deals exhaustively and in a thoroughly practical way with all methods of cabinet construction. Each detail is treated in a way that will guide the reader through it's construction in any size and in any style.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2020 at Toolemera Press
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Woodwork Joints: How They Are Set Out And Where Used • 1926 William Fairham (Amazon Publishing Affiliate Link) ISBN: 9781519715173 "To be successful in woodwork construction the possession of two secrets is essential - to know the right joint to use, and to know how to make that joint in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2020 at Toolemera Press