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Iraqi Most Wanted Playing Cards

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The United States Playing Card Company: 2003

Seller ID: 102286

Condition: Fine


Unopened, still in shrinkwrap, set of playing cards. This Is A Faithful Reproduction Of The Famous 'Most Wanted' Deck Of Playing Cards Issued By The Defense Intelligence Agency And U.S. Central Command In Iraq In April, 2003. View more info

Dymkovo Toys

By: N/A

Price: $98.50

Publisher: Russia, 1988

Seller ID: 129914

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, sharp-cornered book. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, solid and straight binding. Dust jacket has edgewear, a few small tears at spine. 319 color plates, many in full and 1/2 page, light blue cloth covers with sharp corners and gilt lettering to spine. Stain to lower spine does not affect pages. Text is in Russian View more info

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Guide to English and French Furniture of the Eighteenth Century: A New and Unusual Treatise Regarding the Use, Manufacture and Care of Choice Reproductions, etc., A

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Holland, MI, Baker Furniture, Inc.: 1940

Seller ID: 140238

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 48 pages. 7 1/4"w x 10 5/8"h. Many black and white photos. View more info

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The Au Hang Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles

By: AU HANG

Price: $92.50

Publisher: Jihu Jingshe: 1993

Seller ID: 138503

ISBN: 0969643101

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square in dark grey cloth with embossed character on the cover. Covers have sharp corners, except for lower corner of front cover is bumped. This is the only blemish to the book. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 265 pages with standard format being four photos on R. page with descriptions on L. page. This is sometimes varied. Contents includes Glass, Jade, Quartz & chalcedony, Other stones, Organic materials, Metals, Ceramics, Enamels, Inside-... View more info

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Kaleidoscopes: Wonders of Wonder

By: Baker, Cozy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Lafayette, CA, C&T Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 140126

ISBN: 1571200630

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. Small bump on bottom of cover. Many color photos. View more info

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Valentine Treasury: A Century of Valentine Cards

By: Brenner, Robert

Price: $34.25

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

Seller ID: 127749

ISBN: 0764301950

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Hundreds of color photos on heavy glossy paper. Very nice volume. View more info

Jewellery Through 7000 Years

By: British Museum

Price: $19.95

Publisher: British Museum Press: 1978

Seller ID: 142082

ISBN: 0714100552

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition with very light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no notable blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 275 pages with a great many b&w photos, some color. Book depicts a history of jewelry from 5000 B.C. in the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Egypt, Europe and Western Asia, Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan and Persian lands, Torcs in Celtic europe, China, India, Korea, Japan, etc. to the present. View more info

Victorian Electroplate

By: Bury, Shirley

Price: $24.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Country Life Books: 1971

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 121190

ISBN: 0600435016

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text is clean of marking of any kind. Dust jacket has been wrapped in mylar and taped to boards. 62 pages, in a small format with many b&w illustrations. Chapters include The beginnings, Struggle and success, Consolidation and decline, Marks. View more info

Collector's Guide to Winchester in the Service, A

By: Canfield, Bruce N.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lincoln, RI, Andrew Mowbray Pub: 1991

Seller ID: 140348

ISBN: 0917218469

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 184 pages. 8 1/4"w x 11"h. Many b&w illustrations. View more info

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Fans

By: Carol E. Mayer

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Canada, Vancouver B.C. Museum: 1983

Seller ID: 144395

ISBN: 0919253105

Condition: Very Good


Exhibition catalog shows a little wear to the covers only; from the show of the same name at the publisher's museum Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 27 pages with 2-3 large b&w photos from the show. Contents include Fans from Asia, European fans, Fan making, Language of the fan, Glossary of terms. View more info

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World Bayonets: Eighteen Hundred to the Present Day - An Illustrated Reference Guide for Collectors

By: Carter, Anthony

Price: $38.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Arms & Armour Press: 1984

Seller ID: 140060

ISBN: 0853686289

Condition: Very Good


Book shows a couple of hamster tooth marks at upper spine, otherwise very clean save for a little sun fading at edges. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a few small tears around upper spine, otherwise light scuffing only. 62 pages of book is nearly all photographs, showing 258 bayonets in b&w with index numbers. Front of book defines those numbers. Arranged by country -- of which there are about 25. View more info

Eccentric Teapot : Four Hundred Years of Invention

By: Clark, Garth

Price: $8.41

Publisher: 1989, Aurum: 1994

Seller ID: 110359

ISBN: 1854100769

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 120 pages; many color photos. View more info

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Charleston Furniture, 1700-1825

By: E. Milby Burton

Price: $89.50

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Pr: 1980

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 142327

ISBN: 0872491986

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with front lower corner slightly bumped as the only blemish, pages a little age-toned at edges Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners otherwise, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very rich white stone decorative endpapers. Dust jacket is lightly sunned, and generally dirty, as it's textured white paper. 150 pages in oversize format A great many large b&w photos of entire pieces and detail, as well as line drawings of detail and components. Chapters include Early Charleston, Sources of furnit... View more info

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Buttons

By: Epstein, Diana ; Millicent Safro

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Harry N. Abrams: 1991

Seller ID: 145201

ISBN: 0810931133

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription inside. Full black cloth boards. Price-clipped dust jacket. 9"w x 10 1/8"h. 176 pages. Many color photos of buttons from the collectionof the proprietors of Tender Buttons, the renowned NYC button emporium. View more info

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Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens at Winterthur (Winterthur Book)

By: Fennimore, Donald L.; Halfpenny, Patricia A.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Winterthur/ Rutledge/ Crown: 2000

Seller ID: 138697

ISBN: 0912724552

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 260 pages. 9"w x11 7/8"h. Many color photos. View more info

Pirro Ligorio: Artist and Antiquarian

By: Gaston, Robert W.

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Italy, Silvana Editoriale: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 089963

Condition: Fine


Full red cloth boards. 303 pages. The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Volume 10. View more info

Yellow-Green Vaseline!: A Guide to the Magic Glass

By: Glickman, Jay L.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Wallace-Homestead Book Company: 1994

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128247

ISBN: 0915410761

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 111 pages with many color photos, history, View more info

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Oriental Rugs and the Stories They Tell

By: Gregorian, Arthur T.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Nimrod Press: 1967

Seller ID: 141961

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full red cloth boards. Small tears and edge wear to dust jacket. 9 1/2"w x 8"h. 232 pages. Map endpapers. Many b&w and color photos and illustrations. View more info

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Saturday Book #30, The

By: Hadfield, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1969

Seller ID: 121480

ISBN: 0091045606

Condition: Fine


Book with dust jacket, in box. In red cloth, price marked in pencil on title page with price code, otherwise book is As New, with no blemishes of any kind. Dust jacket has been price clipped at lower corner and is wrinkled a bit at edges, and creased at rear blurb, but is clean with no tears and very little edgewear. Box is Near Fine with light edgewear only. This issue's theme is "Collectors' Items," and features items ranging from picture postcards to Victorian statuary, and from artificial flowers to fossils. View more info

Image for Sewing Victorian Doll Clothes: Authentic Costumes from Museum Collections

Sewing Victorian Doll Clothes: Authentic Costumes from Museum Collections

By: Hamilton, Michelle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Lark Books: 1996

Seller ID: 139520

ISBN: 188737406X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 224 pages. 8 3/4"w x 10 1/4"h. Full color photos, detailed descriptions of clothes, and instructions for creating nine outfits. Many detailed b&w line drawings. View more info