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Combs and Hair Accessories

By: Hague, Norma

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Lutterworth Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6522

ISBN: 0718825934

Condition: New


Unread, unmarked, pristine. When it became fashionable for women to have their heads uncovered, hair ornaments became popular. The accessories covered here date from the mid-18th century up to about 1940. Earlier ornaments are museum pieces and outside the scope of this book. Although small in size, this book contains all of the information necessary to start beginning collectors in the world of antique combs, without paying a hefty price just for the book. Over 100 illu... View more info

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Opals of the Never Never

By: Haill, Robert G.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6905

ISBN: 0864176864

Condition: New


New, unread, unmarked. The fascinating and raucous history of an enduring Australian boom town. The outback outpost of Cobber Pedy has been the focus of a sustained opal rush since 1915. OPALS OF THE NEVER NEVER explores the town, the gem, and their inexorable link. Historians, sociologists, gem collectors and curiosity seekers will appreciate the singular phenomenon that is Cobber Pedy. OPALS OF THE NEVER NEVER is a lay person's guide to opal mining. Australia supplies... View more info

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Collecting Small Silverware

By: Helliwell, Stephen

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Oxford, England, Phaidon - Christie: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5708

ISBN: 0714880477

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Unread with minor shelf wear to DJ. 192 pp, hundreds of b/w photos of cutlery and dining-room silver, drinking and tobacco accessories, desk items, personal things, miniatures, toys and childrens items, card cases and more View more info

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Sweetmeat and Jelly Glasses

By: Hughes, Therl

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Lutterworth Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 803

ISBN: 0718825381

Condition: As New


New, unread. 100 b&w photos. Index. Dessert was a decorative occasion in Britain, enjoyed by the well-to-do, and the glassware that furnished it had to be the finest and most newly fashioned. The range of designs is immense, but the glass was always of the highest quality: lead crystal cut or uncut and flint glass. The period covered is from the 1700s to the 1930s. The book can also be considered a short treatise on glass manufacturing. The author shows how to recognize ... View more info

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People's Car: British Intelligence Sub-committee (BIOS) Report: Investigation into the Design and Performance of Civilian and Military Volkswagens, 1938-46

By: Introduction By Karl Ludvigsen

Price: $19.99

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, The Stationery Office/Tso: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 3421

ISBN: 0112905552

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


Unread, unmarked. Pictorial cover. Attention all Beetle enthusiasts! Here is the very first technical design report on the most popular car in the world: the VW Beetle. Originally designed by Porsche as "a car for the people", the car was to go into production in 1939. But as a wartime measure a modified vehicle was commissioned for the German army and the Beetle saw action in WWII from the Eastern Front to the Western Desert of Africa.People's Car is a facsimile... View more info

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Cocoa and Corsets A Selection of Late Victorian and Edwardian Posters and Showcards

By: Jubb, Michael

Price: $17.99

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, HMSO: 1993

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 5340

ISBN: 011440187X

Condition: New


New, unread.. Behind this intriguing title is an equally intriguing book - a collection of 80 turn of the century advertising posters and cards reproduced in magnificent color. The advertisements range from cocoa, corsets, cigarettes, inner tubes, to toothpaste, beer, soup and furniture polish. Collectors, young and old, will be taken by this selection of posters and cards. An introductory section to each chapter discusses the development of mass market advertising in Br... View more info

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Money Boxes

By: King, Constance E.; Riley, Noel (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Lutterworth Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5580

ISBN: 071882539X

Condition: New


New, unread, unmarked. A great little book on antique banks. Billed as a beginners book to collecting, this book gives a lot of interesting information on ceramic banks, wooden banks, mechanical banks, early vending and register banks, safes and still banks. Most banks photographed have an indication of value as it was pre 1983. The last section contains information on what to look for, like spotting fakes. ; Antique Pocket Guides Ser. View more info

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Early Ohio Taverns, Tavern-sign, Stage-coach, Barge, Banner, Chair and Settee Painters

By: Knittle, Rhea Mansfield

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Asland, Ohio, Privately Printed: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9021

Condition: Very Good


Tight with sharp corners. A square-inch area of the rear wrap is slightly rough probably from the removal of a sticker. Edition limited to 2000 copies. First in a planned series of 15. ; 48 pages View more info

The Gun Report Volume 33 Number 9, February 1988

By: Liggett, Kenneth W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Aledo, IL, World-Wide Gun Report: 1988

Seller ID: 9836

Condition: Fine


Minimal handling wear to wraps, clean, unmarked text. Articles include: A Secret Service Smith & Wesson by LTC Charles W. Pate, Brass Barrelled English Sporting Guns by C. R. Suydam and Model 1853 Sharps Sporting Rifle of Lt. Col. Levi Woodhouse by Dick Hammer. ; 58 pages View more info

Change Of Pace: Contemporary Furniture 1925-1975

By: Macht, Carol

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Oh, U. S. A., Cincinnati Art Museum: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5983

Condition: As New


New with mild shelf wear including light rubbing around edges. Stiff wrappers. Illustrated with 28 b/w photos. ; 22 pages View more info

The National Honours & Awards of Australia

By: Maton, Michael

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1995

Seller ID: 1800

ISBN: 0864176791

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Unread with some shelf wear. The bottom edge of the boards is slightly rubbed. The dust jacket has one closed tear approx. 3/8" long. View more info

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Christie's Pictorial History Of European Pottery

By: Morley-Fletcher, Hugo

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Oxford, England, Phaidon-Christie's: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5975

ISBN: 0714880094

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light shelf wear. Wrinkles to DJ. Clean and bright text, sharp and square corners. A comprehensive pictorial review of pottery produced in Europe between 1400 and 1820. 1377 illustrations, 143 in color. Auction prices. ; 319 pages View more info

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Schönes Zinn Geschichte, Formen u. Probleme

By: Mory, Ludwig

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Bruckmann: 1975

Seller ID: 6525

ISBN: 3765414166

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Text in GERMAN. Tight binding, straight and sharp corners. US Distributor's label to cp. Shelf wear to unclipped dj including several closed tears and general scuffing. Clean, unmarked text. Lots of b/w photos and marks. ; 336 pages View more info

Alte Mobel vom Mittelalter bis zum Jugendstil

By: Muller-Christensen, Sigrid

Price: $12.99

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Bruckmann: 1981

Seller ID: 6943

ISBN: 3765418366

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Unread with minimal shelfwear. Text inGerman. Illustrated with 239 b/w photos and 16 color plates. ; 240 pages View more info

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The Diamond Ring Buying Guide: How To Spot Values & Avoid Ripoffs

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, International Jewelry Publications: 1993

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2655

ISBN: 0929975200

Condition: As New


New, minimal shelf wear. This is a guide to evaluating, selecting, pricing, and caring for diamonds in gold or platinum settings. The book was designed to help you get the best buy possible. It is written in clear, everyday English for people like you and me and it assumes no prior knowledge of stones or settings. With loads of photos, the book shows you step-by-step how to evaluate diamonds and ring mountings. There are many books on diamonds, but this is the only one t... View more info

Diamond Ring Buying Guide

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA USA, International Jewelry Publications: 1999

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 4219

ISBN: 0929975243

Condition: As New


5th Edition. New, unread with some shelf wear such as light surface scratches and small creases. 140 pp. Index. Color and b/w photos. Diagrams. View more info

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The Ruby and Sapphire Buying Guide How to Spot Value and Ripoffs

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., International Jewelry Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 5367

ISBN: 0929975219

Condition: As New


Unread, no remainder mark. Mild shelf and handling wear. No tears or bent corners. The Ruby & Sapphire Buying Guide will show you how to tell a ruby from red glass or a good sapphire from a bad one. Just as simple as that. It is an easy to read book, has lots of photos, and gives clear, step-by-step pointers on how to buy the best stone for the money. It offers detailed guidelines and pictures on judging ruby and sapphire quality. In addition, find out:• How to pick a ... View more info

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The Pearl Buying Guide

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Alhambra, California, U.S.A., International Jewelry Publications: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5369

ISBN: 0929975227

Condition: New


Unread and in Like New condition with mild shelf and handling wear. The cover (wrap) is not as crisp as that of a book that has never been handled. Small scratches and the occasional crease are possible, but no tears or stains inside or out. The book was written for the lay person shopping for pearl jewelry to avoid being ripped off by an unscrupulous dealer. Written in an easy-to-read everyday English, with lots of explanatory photos, this book gives clear, step-by-step... View more info

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The Gold Jewelry Buying Guide

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., International Jewelry Publications: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5736

ISBN: 0929975197

Condition: Fine


Although unread, some shelf wear is present. Wraps not as crisp as new and may have a crease or two. No tears. Clean, unmarked text. Have you ever had a gold chain break right after you bought it? Have you had stones fall out of their settings? Is that bracelet you bought at the garage sale really gold? This book answers all the questions anyone could have before making a purchase. Packed with color photos, this guide shows how to spot poor craftsmanship and imitation go... View more info

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The Gold Jewelry Buying Guide

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., International Jewelry Publications: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9288

ISBN: 0929975197

Condition: New


New, unread, unmarked. 174 pages. 101 b&w and 35 color photos. How to spot poor craftsmanship and imitation gold. Provides a wealth of information on such popular pieces as chains, mountings, multi-colored gold and coin jewelry, all in an easy-to-read style. View more info