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Skinner: Art Glass and Lamps, Arts and Crafts and the Modern Movement

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bolton and Boston MA, Skinner Auction: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19156

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful auction catalog. No defect of note. Beautifully illustrated with black and white photos and a few large color plates at middle of book. Printed on glossy paper. Estimated prices for each item -- 374 items in all. There are many lamps, decorative glass, arts and crafts designs, and items of the modern movement. The catalog measures. 8" x 10-1/4". View more info

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The Paul Perlin Collection of Presidential Campaign Memorabilia (auction catalog)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1991

Seller ID: 243890V

Condition: Fine


Very nice, clean catalog, oversized at 8-1/2"x10-1/2". Colorful glossy pictorial cover. Auction held Thursday, December, 12, 1991 in NYC. Illustrated lavishly in both black and white and full color. Color photos are full page and contain many items. Not a bill of sale, but rather an informational book about the items and their history. View more info

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The World Famous Great Gatsby's Antique Auction June 6th-7th, 1997 (Frank Loyd Wright's Personal Car)

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Great Gatsby's: 1997

Seller ID: 25110

Condition: Very Good


Fabulous over-sized auction catalog filled with rare and beautiful items, all of which are pictured in full color. Measures 10-1/2"x12-1/2 and is clean and tightly bound with just a few spots of wear at spine, none of which compromises its integrity. The former owner's mailing label is on the reverse. This particular catalog is noteworthy due to the sale of Frank Lloyd Wright's personal car, a 1956 Aztec Red Mercedes Gull Wing designed especially for him after he re... View more info

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Historia Numorum A Manual of Greek Numismatics (New and Enlarged Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Spink & Son: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25447

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean, tightly bound book. Only faults are mild wear to green boards and former owner's name written small on front pastedown. for which we will provide a brand new bookpplate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. 964 pages including index, plus informative tables at back of book. View more info

Art Glass and Lamps, Arts and Crafts, and the Modern Movement (Sale 1405, October 11, 1991)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bolton, MA, Skinner: 1991

Seller ID: 14930

Condition: Very Good


An exquisite catalogue amply illustrated in both black and white and full color. Among examples are Rookwood, Dedham, Gustav Baumann, Stickley, Milano, Pairpoint lamps, Steuben, Tiffany, Durrand, Galle Cameo glass, and more. Includes a few pieces of Arts and Crafts furniture as well. Wonderful resource with prices. Also available is the catalogue for Sale 1423, January 17th, 1992. View more info

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SS Uniforms, Insignia and Accoutrements: A Study in Photographs (Schiffer Military History)

By: A. Hayes

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 27942

ISBN: 0764300466

Condition: Very Good


Crisp, clean book which has only one defect -- the last five pages have a crease at upper corner, all of which are now flat from book press. No names or writing and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Has not been price-clipped and is pristine inside and out. Book measures 9" x 12" and has 248 pages all of which have either color or black and white photographs. Collectibles discussed include headgear, field gear and equipment, firearm... View more info

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The Miniature Book Collector Volume I Nos. 1-2-3-4 Plus Two Miniature Life Magazines

By: Admomeit, Ruth

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Ruth Adomeit: 1960

Edition: No. 1, Volumes 1-2-3-4

Seller ID: 27833

Condition: Fne Condition


These little magazines are revered by collectors and members of the Miniature Book Society which was launched by Ruth Adomeit and other like-minded bibliophiles. Adomiet lived in Cleveland, Ohio and at her time was the largest collector of miniature books in the world. The collection was bequeathed to Indiana University upon her death in 1996. Here we have the coveted first year's output -- all four magazines. In these pages, which measure 3-1/4"x4", are many topics incl... View more info

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For Fuhrer and Fatherland: Political and Civil Awards of the Third Reich. Vol. 2

By: Angolia, John R.

Price: $130.00

Publisher: San Jose, California, R James Bender Publishing: 1978

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 27768

ISBN: 0912138165

Condition: Fine


Very handsome book, clean and bright inside and out with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Printed on quality coated paper with large crisp, black and white photographs. Chapters are devoted to each of these topics: national awards, national uindustrial awards, Red Cross/Social Welfare awards, service wards, NSDAP awards, national sports awards, national equestrian awards, youth awards, non-Reich level awards, and table medals. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and... View more info

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The Parker Gun: An Immortal American Classic

By: Baer, Larry L

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Gun Room Press: 1989

Edition: Second Printing Combined Editions V 1 &

Seller ID: 27756

ISBN: 0882270222

Condition: Fine


Crisp clean book gently kept by previous owner -- no names or writing. There's a small spot of wear to the top corner next to spine of dustjacket and two errant marks to back of jacket, but no tears or chips -- beautiful inside and out. Light blue boards are pristine as are pages which are printed on quality coated paper. Beautifully illustrated with black and white photos and also some in color (see photos). Covers the history orf the Charles Parker company the Hammer... View more info

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Mauser Military Rifles of the World

By: Ball, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Iola, Wisconsin, Gun Digest Books: 2006

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 27845

ISBN: 0896892964

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean as new. Owned by a collector who appears to have not read it, or did so very carefully. No defects of note, including no names or writing. Dustjacket looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Illustrated throughout with 1300 full color photographs. Covers historical data on Mauser rifles from around the world including, how and where they were employed, production numbers, unit markigns, unit data and special identifying features for each model. Book ... View more info

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Fabulous Costume Jewelry: History of Fantasy and Fashion in Jewels

By: Becker, Vivienne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: 27518

ISBN: 0887405312

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book which looks unread. Contains original publisher's card laid-in along with a price sheet. The book is beautiful with no defect of note and is printed on quality coated paper with many photographs, primarily in color. Begins with Georgian jewels and then onto the Romantic, Edwardian, Art Deco, Cockstail Style and 'Glam Rock" which covers the 60's forward.. As a Hattie Carnegie collector, I'm delighted to have a copy to keep and one to share! Book ... View more info

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Luger Holsters and Accessories of the 20th Century

By: Bender, Eugene J.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Taylor Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23716

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp and clean inside and out with no names or writing other than the author's SIGNATURE which he signed on the acetate overlay in fornt of the title page (see photo). The book appears unread with white pages and page esges, no tears or chips, no bumps to boards, and book will arrive in a brand new mylar cover to keep it nice. The book is printed on quality coatred paper and there are many pohotographs of items from around the world. Te book measures 9" x 11-1.... View more info

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German Swords and Sword Makers: Edged Weapon Makers from the 14th to the 20th Centuries

By: Bezdek, Richard H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Paladin Press: 2000

Seller ID: 28101

ISBN: 1581600577

Condition: Fine


Crisp book whcih presetns as new. No defect if note and justjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 8-1.2" x 11-1/2" with 235 pristone pages. Illustrated with both photopgraphs and drawings. Text is liewise ample, the results of a decade's research from Prussia, Bavaria, Wurttemberg, Saxony and Austria. Also includes a List of German sword makers who exported to both Union and Confederate dealers during the Civil War. plus in on marks View more info

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Graced by Lace: A Guide for Collectors of Antique Linen and Lace (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)

By: Bonito, Debra

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA., Schiffer Pubishing Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23489

ISBN: 0764312693

Condition: Fine


Book itself is bright and clean with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Very clean inside and out. The dustjacket is likewise nice with no tears or chips. Looks very handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9" x 11-1/2" and has 207 beautifull illustrated pages. Color photographs are plentiful and there is also much information on lace trim, bridal hankies, fashion, society embroidery, Appenzell-work, bed linens, table linens and more. View more info

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Swiss Wristwatches: Chronology of Worldwide Success Swiss Watch Design in Old Advertisements and Catalogs

By: Brunner, Gisbert L.; Pfeiffer-Belli, Christian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23560

ISBN: 0887403018

Condition: Very Good


Book is crisp and clean with no bumps to boards and has pristine pages and page edges. The dustjacket shows no tears tt chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is and overview of the 20th century Swiss design of wristwatches. There are many phorographs taken from the caatalogs of Omega, Longines, Tavannes-Cyma, Breitling, Doxa, Universal, Movado, Zenith and more. Book measures 9" x 11-1/2" and has 249 pages plus index. View more info

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Monographs in Wedgwood Studies Numbers 3 and 4: Emile Lessore 1805-1876 His Life and Works; The Sydney Cove Medallion

By: Buten, David; Pelehach, Patricia; Smitgh, L. Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrion, PA, The Buten Museum of Wedgwood: 1979

Seller ID: 25590

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no spine crease and no names or writing. A few small spots of isolated edge wear only fault. Card laid-in from publisher. Two monographs, the first of which tells the story of Emile Lessore, a "cantankerous" artist whose work proved profitable for the company. The second is an account of the rare 18th century design produced to mark the founding of Sydney Cove, Australia. View more info

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Ludwig Moser, King of Glass (with 1988 price Guide laid-in)

By: Charon, Mural K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Ferguson Publishing: 1984

Seller ID: 24971

ISBN: 0917231007

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, as new book with pristine price guide laid-in. Illustrated in full color on coated paper. Large images showcasing the fine art glass of Ludwig (Ludvik) Moses whose work spanned the late 19th century to 1916. Bohemian glass. View more info

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The History of Mystery (Art Fiction Series)

By: Collins, Max Allan; Elvgren, Drake

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Collectors Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 28096

ISBN: 1888054530

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book which appears brand new. Oversized at 12-1/2" tall and 11-1/4" wide. Book is beautifully designed with a cut-out magnifying glass which shows the attractive blue boards beneath. Much illustration with saturated color throughout. Covers the beginning of the genre and Arthur Conan Doyle; pulp fiction, Dashiell Hammett and Erle Stanley Gardner; detective comics; Agastha Christie; Diletttante Detectives, Ellery Queen, and Raymond Chandler; Peepers and Mi... View more info

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Travels For Daggers; Adventures in Collecting

By: Cook, Eiler R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hendersonville, North Carolina, U.S.A., Historic Edged Weaponry: 2004

Seller ID: 18323A

ISBN: 0972185437

Condition: NEW


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar. Illustrated profusely with black andf white photos. Handsome map endpapers in blue and white. As a diplomatic courrier, Foreign Service Officer, and Marine Corps Intelligence Officer, the author traveled the world, and while doing so, amassed a large and varied collection of edged weapons which he shares here along with anecdotes, historym and solid information from a lifetime of studying edged weapons. 273 ... View more info

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Aladdin The Magic Name in Lamps

By: Courter, J.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iows, Wallace-Homestead Company: 1976

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 24859

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book marred only by a bit of foxing along a 3" section of the outer side edge of front cover only.(see photo) Fairly light, so not too intrusive.. Otherwise book is clean and bright with no toning to pages or to white portions of covers, no bumps to boards and no names or writing other than that of the author. Author SIGNED and inscribed book thus on front free endpaper: "Book #1565. To -------, With Best Wishes, J. Courter." Illustrated thr... View more info