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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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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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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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Tea Caddies

By: Riley, Noel

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Lutterworth Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2124

ISBN: 0718825985

Condition: As New


New, unread. The English knew how to keep their tea! Every type of caddy, from pottery and porcelain, to mother of pearl or papier mache, wood or silver--and everything else in between--is discussed and illustrated in this collector's book. Includes Meissen, Chinese blue & white, also tea chests with inserts, caddies in the shape of various fruit, and much more. This may be a little book, but it contains a whole lot of hard-to-come-by information. Pricing and identificat... View more info

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Visiting Card Cases

By: Riley, Noel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom, Lutterworth Press: 1983

Seller ID: 5292

ISBN: 0718825497

Condition: New


No shelf wear, no remainder mark. Card cases-the slim rectangular holders of calling cards-were made in many materials and countless styles from the 1820s for a century or more. Like many fashionable habits, that of using calling cards was introduced by the French. By the end of the 18th century it had spread all over Europe, and by the beginning of the 19th century it had developed into a highly complicated pattern of etiquette to which all ladies and gentlemen aspiring... View more info