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Antique Brass: Identification and Values

By: Gaston, Mary Frank

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Collector Books: 1985

Seller ID: 146570

ISBN: 0891452907

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, lots of large color photos. View more info

Pirro Ligorio: Artist and Antiquarian

By: Gaston, Robert W.

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Italy, Silvana Editoriale: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 089963

Condition: Fine


Full red cloth boards. 303 pages. The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Volume 10. View more info

Yellow-Green Vaseline!: A Guide to the Magic Glass

By: Glickman, Jay L.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Wallace-Homestead Book Company: 1994

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128247

ISBN: 0915410761

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 111 pages with many color photos, history, View more info

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Oriental Rugs and the Stories They Tell

By: Gregorian, Arthur T.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Nimrod Press: 1967

Seller ID: 141961

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full red cloth boards. Small tears and edge wear to dust jacket. 9 1/2"w x 8"h. 232 pages. Map endpapers. Many b&w and color photos and illustrations. View more info

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Saturday Book #30, The

By: Hadfield, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1969

Seller ID: 121480

ISBN: 0091045606

Condition: Fine


Book with dust jacket, in box. In red cloth, price marked in pencil on title page with price code, otherwise book is As New, with no blemishes of any kind. Dust jacket has been price clipped at lower corner and is wrinkled a bit at edges, and creased at rear blurb, but is clean with no tears and very little edgewear. Box is Near Fine with light edgewear only. This issue's theme is "Collectors' Items," and features items ranging from picture postcards to Victorian statuary, and from artificial flowers to fossils. View more info

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Sewing Victorian Doll Clothes: Authentic Costumes from Museum Collections

By: Hamilton, Michelle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Lark Books: 1996

Seller ID: 139520

ISBN: 188737406X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 224 pages. 8 3/4"w x 10 1/4"h. Full color photos, detailed descriptions of clothes, and instructions for creating nine outfits. Many detailed b&w line drawings. View more info

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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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

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500 Years of Golf Balls: History & Collector's Guide

By: Hotchkiss, John F.; Martin, John Stuart

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Dubuque, IA, Antique Trader Books: 1997

Seller ID: 146397

ISBN: 0930625722

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 284 pages. Many photos and illustrations. 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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Collector's Guide to Thimbles

By: McConnel, Bridget

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1995

Seller ID: 146156

ISBN: 1858912415

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full blue cloth boards. Edge wear and small tears to dust jacket. 96 pages. 9 1/4"w x 11 7/8"h. Many color photos. 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