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History of British Pewter, A

By: Hatcher, John; Barker, T. C.

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Longman: 1974

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 120013

ISBN: 0582501229

Condition: Very Good


This copy has been withdrawn from a library; solid binding, with no marking of any kind to the text/interior. Dust jacket is wrapped in mylar and has been taped to the covers. Nice clean copy, 365 pages. View more info

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Chats on Cottage and Farmhouse Furniture

By: Hayden, Arthur; Hugh Phillips

Price: $18.95

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd: 1924

Seller ID: 144823

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brown cloth boards show a bit of edge wear. 350 pages, plus advertisements. Black and white photographs. With a chapter on old English chintzes by Hugh Phillips. 73 full-page illustrations. View more info

Antique Furniture Designs

By: Hayward, Charles H.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Scribner's: 1979

Seller ID: 128818

ISBN: 0684163020

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 126 pages. Many b&w illustrations. Front endpaper torn out. View more info

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Reinventing the Wheel

By: Helfland, Jessica

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Princeton Architectural Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143100

ISBN: 1568983387

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 160 pages. 7 3/4"w x 9 3/4"h. A book on the history and design of paper wheels, from volvelles to calculating and advertisements. View more info

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Sundials: An Illustrated History of Portable Dials

By: Higton, Hestor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Philip Wilson Publishers: 2001

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 111922

ISBN: 0856675237

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 136 pages. Many color photos. View more info

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Trading in Memories: Travels Through a Scavenger's Favorite Places

By: Hodgson, Barbara

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131497

ISBN: 1740665384

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 154 pages. Many color photos. View more info

Coins of the Land of Israel: Collection of the Bank of Israel: a Catalogue

By: Kindler, Arie

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Jerusalem, Keter Publishing House: 1974

Seller ID: 139862

ISBN: 0706514173

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with blue cloth covers, gilt lettering on spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 207 coins are described and shown in b/w photographs, both sides, covering the period from 7th century BC through the Roman era up to 138 AD. View more info

History of Glass

By: Klein, Dan; Lloyd, Ward

Price: $28.95

Publisher: London, Orbis Books: 1984

Seller ID: 114667

ISBN: 085613516X

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 288 pages. From the jacket leaf: "This profusely illustrated guide to glass is as much for the amateur enthusiast as the serious collector. Written by a team of experts, each of them a specialist in his or her particular field, this book tells the story of all the major developments in the history of glass from the beginnings in Pre-Roman times to the present.The authoritative, clearly written text, and more than 275 color and 50 b&w photographs makes this book a visually exciting presentation of all kinds of glassware." View more info

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Antique Advertising Encyclopedia

By: Klug, Ray

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: 143329

ISBN: 0887401414

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 240 pages in oversize format with a huge number of color and some b&w photos of advertising signs and posters for products and brands such as beer & brewerys, christmas pails and tins, clocks, coca-cola (then with REAL cocaine) door pushes, gum and peanut vendors, gun power, heins match holders and strikers, medicinal signs, moxie, music adveertising, peanut butter pails, pepsi, pot and pan scrapers, thermometers, tin con... View more info

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Glass Paperweights

By: MacKay, James

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Facts on File, Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: 143334

ISBN: 0871967022

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very minor shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 112 pages with a great many b&w photos covering Venetian, Bohemian, French, Baccarat, St. Louis, Clichy, English, Scottish, American, European and Asian paperweights. View more info

The Collector's Guide to British Dolls Since 1920

By: Mansell, Colette

Price: $27.65

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1983

Seller ID: 143331

ISBN: 0709193807

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. Not just a pictorial guide but a great deal of text also in 390 pages in oversize format. Chapters include: Bisque, earthenware, pottery and composition, Cloth dolls, Pre-war companies, Post-war companies, Costume dolls, Doll-house dolls, Individual doll-makers, Royal family dolls, etc. and such brands as Chad Valley, Farnell, Dean's Rag Book Col Merry... View more info

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Amish Style: Clothing, Home Furnishing, Toys, Dolls, and Quilts

By: McLary, Kathleen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 144636

ISBN: 0253208203

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 106 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Many photos and illustrations. View more info

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Handbook of Collectible Dolls - 3 Volumes

By: Merrill, Madeline & Perkins, Nellie W.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Saugus, MA, Richard Merrill: 1969

Seller ID: 121465

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copies with the usual stamps and markings. Three volume set in small (5 1/4" x 7 1/2") 6-ring binders with index tabs. Each page shows a black and white photo of a doll, followed by a written description. Volume I: Bisque Dolls; Volume II: Hatted Bonnet; Celluloid, China, Cloth, Metal, Papier Mache; Volume III: Parian Dolls, Rubber, Wax, Wood, Misc., Modern Doll Artists. View more info

Russian glass of the 17th-20th centuries

By: N. A Asharina, Malinina, Tamara; Kazakova, Liudmila

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Corning Museum of Glass: 1990

Seller ID: 143326

ISBN: 0872901238

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 191 pages with full page color plates throughout in oversize format. Chapters include glassmaking in Russia in the 17th and 18th centuries, Soviet glass, Illustrations, catalog, Biographical Sketches. View more info

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Illustration: Illustrated Books from Six Centuries Together with Some Prints and Drawings; Catalogue #218

By: No Author

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, N.Y., H.P. Kraus, Inc.:

Seller ID: 125135

Condition: Near Fine


122 page catalog with b&w prints, color cover of 209 items for sale from the dealer H.P. Kraus. Stamp on cover from bookstore. View more info

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Dolls of Japan and the World. Gosho-Ningyo Volume 1

By: No Author Listed

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Japan, Kyoto Shoin Co., Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 109289

ISBN: 4763620231

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 154 pages; 127 color plates. Most text in Japanese; English titles given for list of plates. View more info

Canadian Government Paper Money 19th Edition : A Charlton Standard Catalogue

By: No Author Listed

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Charlton Press: 2006

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 112571

ISBN: 0889683174

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Plastic spiral binding. 388 pages; many illustrations. View more info

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Collecting Toy Soldiers (Pincushion Press Collectibles Series)

By: Opie, James

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Cavendish Books: 1992

Seller ID: 143318

ISBN: 187272776X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 144 pages with lots of full color large photos and drawings View more info

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Rewards of Merit: Tokens of a Child's Progress and a Teacher's Esteem as an Enduring Aspect of American Religious and Secular Education

By: Patricia Fenn; Alfred P. Malpa

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Howell Pr: 1995

Seller ID: 136667

ISBN: 094323168X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect with sharp corners, no edge wear, straight, solid spine, text block in flawless with no marking of any kind. 225 pages, in oblong formate, lavishly illustrated in color with tokens, awards, certificates, prizes,coins, awards, etc. View more info

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Art Deco Aluminum: Kensington (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

By: Paula Ockner

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Limited: 1997

Seller ID: 143327

ISBN: 076430366X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very very light shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book is in two parts: the company, the designer and the product and part two: the catalog with decorative wares, table, serving, drinkware, desk, smoking and other products. 160 pages. View more info