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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks, No Author
61 No Author Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
New York City Antequorum Auctineers 2006 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
There's a small abrasion to the lower edge of the front cover (see photo), but the catalog is otherwise pristine. No spine crease and no names or writing. Catalog measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/2" and has 255 pages including index, and is printed on quality coated paper. Photos are in color and some are oversized. The auction was held on September 20, 2006 in the Grand Havana Room in New York City where bidders took their chances for 365 lots. Among the brands brands were Cartier, Elgin, Longines, Rolex, Philippe Patek, Tiffany and Harry Winston. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Antique Vest Chains Guard Chains and Fob Chains A Pictorial Reference Guide, No Author Stated
62 No Author Stated Antique Vest Chains Guard Chains and Fob Chains A Pictorial Reference Guide
McClellandtown, PA Guappone Publishers 1978 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice clean book and very hard to find. Clean as a whistle inside and out with just a slim band of browning to outer side edge of front cover. Illustrated throughout with drawings each of which is numbered and corresponds to the enclosed insert which shows pricing. Measures 8-1/2"x1" and has 40 pages. No text. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Phillips Evening and Day Editions New York 28 2014 Auction Catalog, No Author Stated
63 No Author Stated Phillips Evening and Day Editions New York 28 2014 Auction Catalog
New York, New York Phillips Auction 2014 First Edtion Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
This auction catalog looks like a book and reads like one. Any deep pocket art lover wouldn't be able to pass it by due to the star spangled treasures. The catalog contains splashy, gorgeous color photographs. Among the artists are: Picasso, Matisse, Salvador Dali, Caulder, Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Joan Miro and lots more. The catalog is oversized at 9-1/2" x 12-1/4" and showcases 372 items on the block The only fault is a flat crease to the back cover. Otherwise lovely. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Digger Odell's Official Bottle and Glass Collector Magazine Price Guide; Volume 7 Sodas and Mineral Waters, Odell, John
64 Odell, John Digger Odell's Official Bottle and Glass Collector Magazine Price Guide; Volume 7 Sodas and Mineral Waters
John Odell 1995 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, clean book, beautifully kept by former owner. Spiral bound to lie flat. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs by Jim Hagenbuch -- color on cover. Shows span of realized prices based on color and condition. All are American made and all are described for collector reference. Book measures 8-1/2"x11". 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Artistry and Innovation in Pittsburgh Glass, 1808-1882: From Bakewell & Ensell to Bakewell, Pears & Co., Palmer, Arlene
65 Palmer, Arlene Artistry and Innovation in Pittsburgh Glass, 1808-1882: From Bakewell & Ensell to Bakewell, Pears & Co.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Frick Art and Historical Center 2005 0822958686 / 9780822958680 Frist Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp and clean inside and out with no names or writing. The book is a beautiful art catalog published to accompany the exhibit at the Frick Art and Historical Center from January 22 to March 26, 2005. It measures 9" x 12" and has 206 pages with many photograhs in both black and white and color. In addition to the descriptions of the more than 100 rare exhibition items there are is also considerable text explaining the history of Pittsburgh glass, its manfactures, and its many designs and techniques. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Knife Collector's Knife Encyclopedia, Parker, Jim
66 Parker, Jim Knife Collector's Knife Encyclopedia
Chatanooga, TN. James F. Parker Trust 2004 Soft Cover Fine Condition 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, clean book with no defect of note -- no names or writing, no spine crease, and no creases to pages or cover.. Book is pristine inside and out. Includes much information -- how to collect intelligently, how to grade, how to store, and even how to sell. Also focuses on many manufacturers. Book is not presented with the usual lengthy text. The goal is to find the info you need quick and to the point. Book is also lavishing illustrated (see photos). Measures 8-1/2" x 11" with 400 pages. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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Cowboy Spurs and Their Makers, Pattie, Jane
67 Pattie, Jane Cowboy Spurs and Their Makers
College Station, Texas, U.S.A. Texas A & M Univ Press 1991 0890963436 / 9780890963432 Hard Cover Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, beautiful book in like jacket which is protected by brand new mylar. Appears unread. Book measures 8-1/2"x11-1/2" and has 172 pages including index. Illustrated with black and white and color photographs -- 85 B&W and 12 color. Covers artisans both past and present. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Steuben:Seventy Years of American Glassmaking: Seventy Years of American Glassmaking, Perrot, Paul N.; Plaut, James S.;Gardner, Paul Vickers;Toledo Museum of Art
68 Perrot, Paul N.; Plaut, James S.;Gardner, Paul Vickers;Toledo Museum of Art Steuben:Seventy Years of American Glassmaking: Seventy Years of American Glassmaking
Praeger 1975 0275443205 / 9780275443207 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very clean, attrractive book with no bumps to corners and no names or writing. Pages and page edges very white. Dustjacket shows toning to flapa, a few tiny spots of edgewear at top front and has been price-clipped, but shows part of the price. Looks most hansdome in brand new mylar. Printed on coated paper and illustrated beautifully with large, crisp photographs in both color and black and white -- 94 in all, 16 in color. Published to accompany an exhibit for a major exhibition which opened at the Toledo (Ohio) Museum of Art before traveling to eight other museums oin the U.S. and Canada. Book measures 8-1/4"x10-1/4" 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Illustrated Tin Container Guide, Pulati, Evalen
69 Pulati, Evalen Illustrated Tin Container Guide
Self-Published 1973 First Edtion Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice clean, scarce collectors' guide. A few faint spots to upper back cover and a whisper of a crease which does not affect the reverse side, also at back. No cover lift and no names or writing. Only fault inside is a shadow to top of title page from an old sticker. Otherwise pristine. Profusely illustrated with images of tins, but also with early advertising. mong the items discussed are ccontainers for food products, drugs and pharmaceuticals, veterinary and livestock supplies, beauty and hygiene products, oolish and cleaners, gun powder, tobacco and more. Book is valued for the quality of information. Measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 175 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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70 Ratjar, Steve The United States As Depicted on Its Postage Stamps
McFarland 2007 0786429496 / 9780786429493 Hard Cover New No DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, BRAND NEW book designed without dustjacket. Navy blue boards sport white printing to face and spine. Measures 7-1/4"x10-1/4". Illustrated nicely throughout in both black and white and in full color with each photo the exact size of the stamp. Color photos printed on coated paper. The author takes each state one at a time, including the District of Columbia, and shows examples of how it has been depicted in postage stamps with an explanation of each image. There is much text. 349 pages. Indexed. Great guide for the collector, interesting to the historian. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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German Belt Buckles, 1847-1945: An IIlustrated History, Reid, Thomas
71 Reid, Thomas German Belt Buckles, 1847-1945: An IIlustrated History
U.S.A. Lancer Militaria 1989 0935856056 / 9780935856057 Hard Cover Fine No DJ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice clean book with bright gilt prinitng to both face and spine. Measures 9" x 11-1/4" with 157 pages plus back matter which includes a list of manufacturers of the Imperial Era; trade marks and product codes; RZM codes; contract codes for metal division; producers of buckles without RZM M4 licenses; choronology of the F.W. Assmann & Sons Catalog; and much more. The bookm is illustrated with drawings throughout and addresses these topics: The History of the German Belt Buckle; Buckles of the Imperial Era; The Weimar Republic; and The Third Reich. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Lacquered Boxes, Richter, Detlev
72 Richter, Detlev Lacquered Boxes
U.S.A. Schiffer Pub Ltd 1997 088740197X / 9780887401978 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, beautiful book with no fault of note -- clean and bright with no tears or chips and no names or writing. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 216 pages printed on quality coated paper. Illustrated nicely in both black and white and color. Covers the Stobwasser factor,yproduction, painting in miniature, styles, painters, forms, trays, Stobwasser's competitors, prices, lacquer boxes in museums and collections and more. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Japanese Toys: Playing With History, Sakamoto, Kazuya; Pomeroy, Charles A.
73 Sakamoto, Kazuya; Pomeroy, Charles A. Japanese Toys: Playing With History
Rutland, Vermont Charles E. Tuttle Company Inc. 1965 First English Edition Hard Cover in Original Box Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9 
Very handsome book bound in blue silky cloth with bright, sharp dustjacket showing no tears or chips and no price-clip. Jacket is protected by brand new mylar cover. What's very nice about this copy is the presence of its original box which shows the title name on the outside edge. Pages and page edges of book are pristine. Book measures 7-1/2" x 10-1/4" and has 516 pages. Each photograph is full page in criisp black and white and connects to a description and commentary at the back of the book. Toys are divided by their districts of origin --Tobuku, Kanto, Chubu, Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku and Kyusbu. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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74 Sanders, Paul Uniforms and Accoutrements of the Imperial German Hussars 1880-1910 (Volume I)
Atglen, PA Schiffer Publishing 2004 0764320610 / 9780764320613 Presumed First Hard Cover Fine Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Crisp as new -- pristine inside and out. Book is oversized at 9-1/2" x 12-1/4 with 216 pages printed on quality coated paper. Much illustration in both black and white and color throughout, including historical photographs. Will arrive in brand new mtylar cover. Book bills itself as an illustrated guide to the military fashion of the Kaiser's Cavalry Hussar Regiments 1-9. WE ALSO HAVE VOLUME II in like condition and with like price. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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75 Sanders, Paul Uniforms and Accoutrements of the Imperial German Hussars 1880-1910 (Volume II)
Atglen, PA Schiffer Publishing 2004 0764320610 / 9780764320613 Presumed First Hard Cover Fine Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Crisp as new -- pristine inside and out. Book is oversized at 9-1/2" x 12-1/4 with 216 pages printed on quality coated paper. Much illustration in both black and white and color throughout, including historical photographs. Will arrive in brand new mtylar cover. Book bills itself as an illustrated guide to the military fashion of the Kaiser's Cavalry Hussar Regiments 10-20. WE ALSO HAVE VOLUME I in like condition and with like price. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Canes: From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century, Snyder, Jeffrey B.
76 Snyder, Jeffrey B. Canes: From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century
Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Schiffer Pub Ltd 1993 0887405495 / 9780887405495 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, as new book with no defect of note. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 9-1/2"x12-1/4" and has 252 pages. Printed on quality coated paper with an abundance of photographs in full color -- 900 in all. Text offesr termonolgy, descriptions, historical facts, and info on varoous types of canes such as political, presentation, gadget and weapon. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Collector's Guide No. 3 Tinnies of the Third Reich, Staff
77 Staff Collector's Guide No. 3 Tinnies of the Third Reich
Kansas City, Kansas Manion's International Inc. 1989 Limited Ediiton Soft Cover Very Good 
Book is clean and bright, bound with a metal spiral binding. Only fault is some rubbing to back cover (see photo). The print run for this book was just 1000 copies of which this is #207. Includes a complete 1989 price guide which is helpful to see the rise or decline of various items. Items cover many types of tinnies from Hitler Youth to WWI and Soldier tinnies. Many black and white photographs on quality coated paper are especially helpful, as are the color photo pages at back. Book measures 6" x 8-1/2" -- pages are not numbered.. Items are also described. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Old Rifle Scopes, Stroebel, Nick
78 Stroebel, Nick Old Rifle Scopes
Iola, Wisconsin Krause Publications 2000 0873418301 / 9780873418300 Presumed First Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Book is very clean and tightly bound with no spine crease and no names or writing. Pages are pristine. Only fault is a very small crease to tip of lower corner on front cover. This is a comprehensive guide on 300 scopes and mouints made from the 1890's through the 1980's. It covers 120 scope manufacturers and 100 makers of scope mounts. Illustrated with more than 300 photographs in black and white. Book measures 8"x11" and has 397 pages. Other titles by this author available 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Catalog of the 20th Century Stamped Envelopes, Wrappers, Cut Squares and Full Corners of the United States (2nd Edition, 2004), Summers, Jerry (editor)
79 Summers, Jerry (editor) Catalog of the 20th Century Stamped Envelopes, Wrappers, Cut Squares and Full Corners of the United States (2nd Edition, 2004)
United States Postal Stationery Society 2004 Second Edition Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Crisp, clean book with no bumps to boards and no names ro writing. Pristine isndie and out. This edition updates prices of 8500 different envelopes, wrappers and aerogrammes, working dies, city types and cut squares. Also updates sections on Mercantile envelopes, the 1945 Re-Valued Air Mail Issue, and the Aerogrammes and includes the addition of 100 new envelopes. 486 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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World War 2 German War Booty a Study in Photographs (Schiffer Military History), Thomas M. Johnson
80 Thomas M. Johnson World War 2 German War Booty a Study in Photographs (Schiffer Military History)
U.S.A. Schiffer Pub Ltd 2003 076431923X / 9780764319235 Hard Cover Near Fine Fine New York 
Book appears as brand new, but there is a small manufacturing defect which caused five pages to have a small crease at the upper corner and an uneven trim at the edges of the fault. (see photo). Otherwise everything is perfect. Book is illustrated with many large photographs in both color and black and white covering headgear, uniforms and insignia, edged weapons, medals and badges, documents and paper items, flags and standards, silver, gold, china items, firearms, gorgets, and other regalia. Text is liocated under each photo. Book measures 9-1/2" x 12-1/2" and has 368 pages. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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