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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 Vic... 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

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Plains Rifle, The

By: Hanson, Charles E.

Price: $67.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Gun Room Press: 1978

Seller ID: 136539

ISBN: 088227015X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in very good condition with a tight, straight spine, lightly bumped corners, no cover wear, little to no edge wear. Text/interior has no marking of any kind. Dust jacket is price clipped with light general wear, one 1/4 tear top spine. 171 pages, many b&w photos, drawings, advertisements. Contents include: Pennsylvania trade rifle goes west, The Tennessee rifle, The English rifle, Early military rifles, Jake and Sam Hawken, More St. Louis guns, I.D. and resto... 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

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 col... 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 ... View more info

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Pure Sea Glass: Discovering Nature's Vanishing Gems

By: LaMotte, Richard

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chestertown, MD, Sea Glass Publishing L.L.C.: 2004

Seller ID: 141942

ISBN: 0975324608

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 226 pages. View more info

American Folk Decoration

By: Lipman

Price: $9.38

Publisher: Oxford: 1951

Seller ID: 127751

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book has been re-bound into heavy, strong red buckram covers that show little if any use and are essentially new. Interior filled with color and b&w illustrtions, and is absolutely clean. 163 pages. Very nice volume. View more info

A Century of Cameras from the Collection of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House,

By: Lothrop, Eaton S.;International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House

Price: $8.96

Publisher: Keene Valley, New York, U.S.A., Morgan & Morgan: 1973

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 130280

ISBN: 087100044X

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. Edges of covers are chipped and book shows moderate wear. An excellent review of 130 landmark cameras with a large b&w photo of each, with photographic apparatus, clearly illustrated and accompanied by a painstakingly researched and clearly presented text for each. 150 pages, oblong format. 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-hous... 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