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The Hardy Family Art Collection; National and International Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, Prints and Antiques

By: No Author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Privately Printed: 2000

Seller ID: 17277

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely copy, clean as a whistle inside and out. No spine crease and pages and page edges pristine with no writing. Small spot of edgewear at outer front edge only fault. Printed on high quality glossy paper and photographed in full color. A guided tour of the art holdings of the museum at the premier Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa. 179 pages. View more info

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Antique Vest Chains Guard Chains and Fob Chains A Pictorial Reference Guide

By: No Author Stated

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClellandtown, PA, Guappone Publishers: 1978

Seller ID: 24880

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Steuben:Seventy Years of American Glassmaking: Seventy Years of American Glassmaking

By: Perrot, Paul N.; Plaut, James S.;Gardner, Paul Vickers;Toledo Museum of Art

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Praeger: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 24423BV

ISBN: 0275443205

Condition: Very Good


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. B... View more info

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Lacquered Boxes

By: Richter, Detlev

Price: $32.00

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

Seller ID: 27159

ISBN: 088740197X

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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SOUTHERN FURNITURE 1680-1830

By: RONALD HURST AND JONATHAN PROWN

Price: $45.00

Publisher: WILLIAMSBURG VA., COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG: 1997

Seller ID: 7095

ISBN: 978-87935-200-4

Condition: FINE


A BEAUTIFULL BOOK DETAILING THE EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF EARLY AMERICAN FURNITURE BY SOUTHERN MAKERS HELD BY COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG LARGE COLOR AND B&W PHOTOS SUPPORTED BY HUNDREDS OF PAGES OF TEXT TELL THE STORY OF THE MAKERS AND THEIR PRODUCTS View more info

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Colt Percussion Pistols: A Pictorial Review of Model Variations (SIGNED, 1947)

By: Serven, James E.; Metzger, Carl

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, California, The Foundation Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Serven

Seller ID: 28187

Condition: Near Fine


Very handsome booklet, clean and tightly bound. Not too often seen, especially SIGNED by one of the authors -- James Sevren -- without inscription. The focus is on the variations of Colt's percussion pistols -- their manufacture and use. Booklet is illustrated with one drawing and several handsome black and white photographs. Measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 60 pages. View more info

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Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes: The Complete Record

By: Sheaf, Colin; Kilburn, Richard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Phaidon Inc Ltd: 1988

Seller ID: 27507RD

ISBN: 0714880469

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book with just one small fault -- a tiny flat crease to tip of upper front corner. Otherwise pristine with no names or wriiting. The dustjacket is also very well cared for -- no tears or chips and original price sticker at lower corner of front endflap. Will arrive in brand new mylar. Book measures 9"x11-1/4" and has 192 pages including index. 212 illustrations, 138 of which are in full color. Tells the story of Captain Michael Hatcher who in the 18th century discovered via diving 23,000 pieces of Chinese porcelain from a ruined junk. Later he found much more from a ... View more info

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Canes: From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century

By: Snyder, Jeffrey B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: 25638

ISBN: 0887405495

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Holy Greed; the Forming of a Collection

By: Stewart, Charles William

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scotland, The Royal Scottish Museum Shambellie House Museum of Costume: 1980

Seller ID: 20519

ISBN: 0900733233

Condition: Very Good


At first glance it may seem a trifle, but this magical little booklet is lovely and offers insight, warmth and entertainment in its lengthy narrative by antique clothing collector and illustrator, Charles W. Stewart who developed a lifelong passion for antique women's clothing after seeing a doll in the window of a shop at the age of five. Stewart was also a dancer for a time, as well as an art teacher. After the death of his parents he inherited their home, Shambellie House, and gave it to Royal Scottish Museum for the development of a museum of costume. Book is illustrated throughout with sm... View more info

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American Clocks Volume 3 (Price Guide Laid-in)

By: Tran Duy Ly

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fairfax, Virginia, Arlington Book Company: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 12162A

ISBN: 0930163915

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no bumps to boards. Laminated pictorial cover designed without dustjacket. Printed on high quality glossy paper. Measures 8--1/2"x11-1/2". PRICE GUIDE LAID-IN . Illustrated throughout with photos of clocks and their mechanisms. Types of clocks include beehive, column and cornice, column and splat, cottage, hollow column, mantel, mirror, ogee and bevel, pillar and scroll, steeple, torsion pendulum and wagon spring. Also includes clocks by the Ball Watch Company and Lux, Keebler and Westclox. 352 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Tea Caddies: An Illustrated History

By: Walkling, Gillian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: England, Victoria and Albert Museum: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 23753

ISBN: 0905209540

Condition: Very Good


This is a lovely exhibition catalog, elegant with its dust jacket protecting the plain white card binding. A book about tea caddies? Yes!Tea is back in popularity with brand new leaves and brand new flavors to accompany both new and old pastries and more. The "more" of course is the implements of tea and its rituals. The plates of the tea caddies are in both color and black and white for a total of 64 specimens.The book is clean with no names or writing, no tears, and no spine creasing. The catalog measures 7-/.4" x 9-1/4". The only faults ares a shadow on the front cover from an old price sti... View more info

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Millenia Masterpieces Spring 2000 An Exhibition 22 March - 7 April

By: Weisbrod, Michael B. Et al

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Weisbrod Chinese At Ltd.: 2000

Seller ID: 25695DAY

Condition: Fine


Very beautful, quality book measuring 9"x12", printed on coated paper, and illustrated with full page, full color high defintiion prhotography. Includes an intro to four archaic bronze objects, a conservation report on a late Eastern Zhou dynasty inlaid bronze hianhu, a later Warring States period inlaid hu, a conservation report on a late Warring States period inlaid bronze, a chronological table, a selected biography and institution listings. No, tears or chips, no names or writing. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. View more info

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The Best of the Jefferson Nickel Doubled Die Varieties 2nd Edition

By: Wexler,l John A.; Ribar, Brian A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Galleries Coins & Stamps Inc.: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17363

Condition: NEW


Crisp, BRAND NEW copy. A complete guide to the strongest and most valuable doubled die Jefferson nickels. All varieties illustrated with black and white photos of the doubling and the key die markers. Includes information on values. 264 pages. View more info

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The Book of Famille Rose

By: Williamson, George C.

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Charles E. Tuttle: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 27601RD

Condition: Fine in VG Slipcase


Beautuful book, crisp and clean inside and out with no names or writing. Best of all is the sturdy slipcase which expands to allow the dustjacket to fit a brand new mylar cover which I have given it.The pasted "sash" surrounding the case shows a litle rubbing, but is otherwise quite good. Book itself is bound handsomely in silky cloth ih no bumps to boards. Dustjacket is lijkewise clean with one tiny tear to upper back edge near outer corner and some wrinkling to top of spine. Book has not been price-clipped and pages are prinstine inside and at edges. Illustrate throughout with 19 full co... View more info

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Pursuing Refinement in Rural New England 1750-1850

By: Zea, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Deerfield, Massachusetts, Historic Deerfield Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23507

ISBN: 096676904

Condition: Fine


Book is pristine inside and out, measures 8"x12" and is handsomely designed with pale blue floral endpapers and lavish color illustration. Printed to accompany an exhibit at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life located at Historic Deerfield. The exhibition endeavored to show the rise of refinement and civility in rural New England from 1750 to 1850. Text is presented as a play which presents the material culture of the day using many items from the museum's holdings. 91 pages. Indexed. View more info