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Affordable Oriental Rugs: The Buyer's Guide to Rugs from China, India, Pakistan and Romania , Herbert, Janice Summers
1 Affordable Oriental Rugs: The Buyer's Guide to Rugs from China, India, Pakistan and Romania  Herbert, Janice Summers
0025501704 / 9780025501706 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1980 Macmillan. Text clean and bright; binding tight. Heavy wear to jacket: chips, small stains. Average wear. 160pp, Index, Bibliography, Glossary, color and B/W photos. Language: English. 100+ color photographs, with concise descriptions, illustrating available designs, colors, and sizes of the less costly Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, and Romanian rugs, accompanied by detailed advice on assessing value, durability, and construction. Keywords: carpet.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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All Color Book of Dolls , Desmonde, Kay; Hornak, Angelo (photographer)
2 All Color Book of Dolls  Desmonde, Kay; Hornak, Angelo (photographer)
0706403029 / 9780706403022 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1974 Octopus / Crescent Books. NO DUSTJACKET. 1st page has LIBRARY BOOKSALE INKSTAMP. Light coffee stain to front cover; edges rubbed. Spine wiggles but binding is holding. Text is clean and unmarked; pages bright. Great reading / research copy. 72 pages; many large color photos, some in handsome dollhouse settings. Language: English. Chapters: Early Dolls; Wax Dolls; Dolls of Many Kinds; French Dolls; German Dolls; American, English and Mechanical Dolls; Miniature and Modern Dolls. Keywords: doll, dolly, collecting, collector, antique, vintage, toys.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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AMERICAN RUGS , Ries, Estelle H.
3 AMERICAN RUGS  Ries, Estelle H.
Good.  
Hardcover. Cleveland/New York: World Publishing Co., The American Arts Library, 1950, small hardcover, stated 1st printing, glossy picture cover, no dustjacket, 63pp, Bibliography, B/W and color photos. Good+ condition: clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Light-to- average wear to covers; small chips to bottom of spine. Ca. 5-1/8 x 7-1/2 in. Language: English. Brief history of American rag rugs, braided rugs, embroidered rugs, hooked rugs, Navajo rugs, and information on buying and collecting hooked rugs.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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American, English and Continental Silver, Sotheby Parke Bernet Auction Catalogue, January 29, 1975, Sotheby Parke Bernet
4 American, English and Continental Silver, Sotheby Parke Bernet Auction Catalogue, January 29, 1975 Sotheby Parke Bernet
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover booklet with stapled binding, published 1975 by Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., NY. Does NOT have list of prices realized at auction. Light age-tanning inside and out. Light wear to covers. Text clean and unmarked; no creases; binding tight. Ca. 60 pages (pages not numbered); black-and-white photos of many but not all of the listings. Auction catalogue of pieces from various owners, in styles including Georgian, Victorian, Art Deco, and Modern, and representing makers such as Sheffield; Gorham; Tiffany; Howard; McChesney; Pelletreau; Hutton; Arnold; Whiting; Hamilton and Diesinger; Black, Starr and Frost; Gale; Forbes; Kirk; Boyce; Friedell; Shreve; Bigelow; Storr; Coker; etc. Language: English. Keywords: antiques, silverware, catalog. No ISBN. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Arms and Armour , Norman, Vesey
5 Arms and Armour  Norman, Vesey
0706400348 / 9780706400342 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1st Octopus edition 1972. Clean; unmarked; average wear. Jacket has HEAVY WEAR to edges: crumples and closed rips. 96pp, many color and B/W photos. Language: English.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Ceramics: Twentieth-Century Design , Hannah, Frances
6 Ceramics: Twentieth-Century Design  Hannah, Frances
0525244123 / 9780525244127 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1986 E. P. Dutton. Sctratches to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 112 pages; Index; black-and-white and color photos. Language: English. '[A] full and lively visual survey of how and why the design of everyday ceramic objects has changed through the 20th century. Francis Hannah's lucid text explains the many influences behind this evolution: the social and political changes, the inspiration of major designers, and important developments in manufacturing techniques.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: pottery, porcelain, dishware, history, 20th century, 1900s, household wares, cups, saucers, dinner plates, vases, decorative arts.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Collecting European Delft and Faience , Imber, Diana
7 Collecting European Delft and Faience  Imber, Diana
Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1968 Frederick A. Praeger, New York. Tiny marker dot on top page edge. Tiny ink blot at bottom of a few pages. Text very clean; pages bright; binding tight. Light/average wear to jacket; price intact on flap but one flap corner appears to have been clipped. 140pp, Index, Bibliography, B/W photos. Language: English. No additional printings indicated. Printed in Great Britain. From the publisher: 'Imber outlines European decorative styles, the most important clues for dating specimens. She also examines the craft as practiced in individual countries and discusses varieties that are often found in antique shops but about which little information exists in English. Conceived principally as a guide for the new collector'. Keywords: ceramics, pottery, tin enamel, ware, majolica, maiolica, Europe, Italian, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, English. No ISBN.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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English Cutlery: Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century, Hayward, J. F.
8 English Cutlery: Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century Hayward, J. F.
Very Good. 
Paperback. 2nd printing softcover booklet published 1969 (copyright 1957) by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London. Light age-tanning to cover edges. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 44 pages including 24 black-and-white plates. Language: English. Discusses the Victoria and Albert Museum collection of English cutlery, 'the most comprehensive collection in existence' [p. 1]. Keywords: decorative arts, antiques, British, cutler, silverware, utensil, eating, knives, knife, fork, spoon, handle. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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English Looking-Glasses: A Study of the Glass, Frames, and Makers (1670-1820) , Wills, Geoffrey
9 English Looking-Glasses: A Study of the Glass, Frames, and Makers (1670-1820)  Wills, Geoffrey
Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket ca. 1965 A S. Barnes, New York. Likely later printing. Overall noticeable average wear. Text clean; pages bright; binding tight. Rubbing and chipping to jacket edges. 160 pages; Index; A Directory of London Makers and Sellers of Looking-Glasses; 164 black-and-white photos. Foreword: John Hayward. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. A pictorial survey -- the first book devoted exclusively to English looking-glasses -- that describes the glass, its manufacturing, the frame patterns, and changes in style. Keywords: art, antique, plate glass, mirror, Stuart, Georgian, Rococo, Neoclassical, Regency, England, UK, British, Great Britain, production, industry, speculum, woodwork. No ISBN.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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H. L. James' Rugs and Posts: The Story of Navajo Weaving and Indian Trading , James, H. L.
10 H. L. James' Rugs and Posts: The Story of Navajo Weaving and Indian Trading  James, H. L.
0887401341 / 9780887401343 Good.  
Paperback. Oversize softcover 1988 Schiffer Publishing, Pennsylvania. 3 LIBRARY INKSTAMPS and a big black mark on title page. Average wear. Note: This is NOT the later revised edition. Text clean; pages bright; spine uncreased. Great reading / research copy. 118 pages; Index; Bibliography; maps; many black-and-white and color photos. Language: English. Note: Large format; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require extra postage. '[T]races the history of the Navajo rug and the impact the trading posts have had on its regionalization. There is also much background material on the Navajo people and their art. Here are design drawings showing elements characteristic of different weaving centers, superb color photographs of rugs typical of these centers, and detailed maps to the areas. Exquisite line drawings accompany the text showing all the steps in rug weaving, from the sheep to the finished rug.'--from the publisher. Keywords: Native American, collecting, collector, craft, American Southwest.  
Price: 18.00 USD
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Handbook of United States Coins with Premium List 1968 (Silver Anniversary 25th Edition, Blue Book of United States Coins) , Yeoman, R. S.
11 Handbook of United States Coins with Premium List 1968 (Silver Anniversary 25th Edition, Blue Book of United States Coins)  Yeoman, R. S.
Very Good.  
Hardcover. Small, slim hardcover 1968 Blue Book Silver Anniversary Edition published 1967 by Whitman Publishing, Racine, Wisconsin. NO DUSTJACKET. Scuffs and edgewear to rear board. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 127 pages; Index; black-and-white photos. Navy-blue paper-covered boards with silver titles on front and spine. Language: English. Keywords: collecting, collector, numismatics, hobby, hobbies, hobbyist, Sixties, 1960s, reference, guide. No ISBN.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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12 How to Restore, Repair, and Finish Almost Everything  Johnson, Lorraine
Good.  
Hardcover. Out-of-print stated 1st printing hardcover Macmillan 1977. Very clean; small archivally-repaired rip to jacket. 192 pp., Index, Bibliography; B/W illustrations.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 OLD CLOCKS 3rd ed.  Lloyd, H. Alan
Good.  
Hardcover. London: Ernest Benn Limited, Practical Handbooks for Collectors, 1964, revised 3rd edition, hardcover with dustjacket, 176pp, Index, Bibliography, Glossary, B/W photos. Language: English. Good condition: very clean except for the words Third Edition crossed out on both the jacket flap and the title page. Bottom front board edge is worn. Laid in is a sheet of paper with the typewritten words: 'The G. P. Putnam's Sons edition will be called THE COMPLETE BOOK OF OLD CLOCKS.' Jacket has heavy wear to top edge. No ISBN.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Popular Antiques Yearbook: Trends and Prices for Collectors in 1988 (Christie's South Kensington, Vol 3)  Mallalieu, Huon (editor)
0714880493 / 9780714880495 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1987 Phaidon - Christie's. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Light edge-crumpling to jacket. 240pp, Index, B/W photos. Language: English. Keywords: reference, auction, market, collectibles.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Rugs and Carpets of Europe and the Western World  Weeks, Jeanne G.; Treganowan, Donald
0517245507 / 9780517245507 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1969 Weathervane / Crown. Several small jacket rips TAPED closed. Cover damaged at bottom spine. Very clean; pages bright. 251pp, Index, Bibliography, B/W and color photos. Language: English. Keywords: history, design, craft, weaving, Aubusson, Savonnarie, Shaker, American Indian, Native American, geometric, floral, Spain, Christian, motif, symbol, france, England, Scandibavia, Greece, America, United States, hand, hooked, hooking, needlepoint.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Small Arms , Wilkinson, Frederick
16 Small Arms  Wilkinson, Frederick
Very Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st U.S. edition hardcover with dustjacket 1966 Hawthorn Books. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 256pp, Index, 190 B/W photos. Language: English. 'Containing the complete history of small firearms; the techniques of the gunsmith; equipment used by combatants, sportsmen and hunters, SMALL ARMS is the authoritative survey of one of the most fascinating aspects of the craft of weaponry. ... [A] collector's treasure of both practical information and sensible advice.'--from front flap. No ISBN.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Collector's Guide to Paperweights , Rossi, Sara
17 The Collector's Guide to Paperweights  Rossi, Sara
1858912431 / 9781858912431 Like New.  
Hardcover. HARDCOVER with dustjacket 1999 reprint Bracken Books/Random House U.K. New; superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; only store shelfwear. Gift-giving condition. 96pp, Index, Glossary, Buyers Guide, 150+ color photos. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. Keywords: glass, glassware, collectable.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Magazine ANTIQUES, August 1984, Vol. CXXVI, No. 2, Garrett, Wendell (editor)
18 The Magazine ANTIQUES, August 1984, Vol. CXXVI, No. 2 Garrett, Wendell (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Glossy monthly periodical published August 1984 by Brant Publications, Inc., NY. Noticeable wear to covers: scratches, beverage ring, and light creases. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 189 pages; color and black-and-white photos; advertisements. Language: English. Cover: The Mayflower Society Museum, Plymouth, MA; photo by Charles L. Norton. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage. Articles include: The Mayflower Society Museum, Plymouth, Massachusetts - Ruth B. Hall. American Artists in North Africa and the Middle East, 1797-1914 - D. Dodge Thompson. American Watercolors and Pastels at the Brooklyn Museum - Linda S. Ferber and Annette Blaugrund. Lloyd Mifflin, Pennsylvania Painter and Photographer - Irwin Richman and Ruth B. Arnold. Living with Antiques: A Collection of American Decorative Arts in the Western Reserve - Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett; much more. Keywords: antiques, collectibles, fine art, decorative arts, 1980s. No ISBN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Score Board Book of Baseball Cards , Gershman, Michael
19 The Score Board Book of Baseball Cards  Gershman, Michael
Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 2nd printing 1988 The Score Board, Inc., Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Tiny dent to bottom right corner with resulting crease to covers and pages. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 59 pages; black-and-white photos. Language: English. For the beginning collector: gives an overview of the hobby; its intriguing history; the fun side of collecting; and a review of the business and dealers. Keywords: Scoreboard, sport, player, collector, collection, collectible, hobbies, classic set, chewing gum. No ISBN.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Simon and Schuster Pocket Guide to Antiques , Hillier, Bevis
20 The Simon and Schuster Pocket Guide to Antiques  Hillier, Bevis
067125250X / 9780671252502 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Softcover with dustjacket 1981 Simon and Schuster. Tiny remainder dot at bottom page edge. Very clean; pages bright; binding tight. 192pp, ca. 1000 line drawings, 60 color photos. Language: English. Includes pottery, porcelain, glass, enamels, silver, furniture, textiles, jewelry, mechanical objects; how to identify a style or period. Fun yet useful little book. Keywords: reference, antiquing.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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