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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

355 Chandlers Mills Road, Newport, NH 03773 USA 603 542-1520
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Hi, Folks ... Mom said, 'I need to downsize'. Moving to assisted living, what she couldn't take included 8,000-plus books & records. A decade later, my upcountry barn is bursting. Books multiply as others recycle priorities. I now have 30,000 or more books looking for good homes, and my learning curve has been a roller coaster. I celebrate word-crafters, thought-tumblers, laughter ... the arts of communication at every turn. I preserve, protect, and share. I am also Hedgehog Publishing, 'Words & Pictures by & for Folks with Prickly Backs, Soft Bellies, & Small Brains'.

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The Golden Guide to American Antiques (A Golden Handbook) more books like this

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Binding: Wraps Publisher: Golden Press / Western Publishing., New York. Date published: 1967

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Slight top spine chip. 160 p. Color and B&W Illustrations. 4x6in. Introductory guide with a lot of useful information in appreciation of American antiques of many types: furniture, glass, metalware, textiles, pottery, toys, and more. Read More

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The Corning Glass Center more books like this

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$5.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Corning Glass Works, Corning Date published: 1958

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. 61p. : ill. (some col. ); 19 cm. Includes Illustrations. In Corning, NY, the Corning Glass Center Museum lays out the history of glassmaking and its uses. Read More

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Old Dolls more books like this

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Edition: 4th printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Gramercy Publishing Co, New York Date published: 1950

Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Only library marking, ink stamp, Weston, VT, scribbled over with pen; prior owner's name in pen. 134p. : B&W photos of dolls. Gold linen-look paper covered boards; rust-color DJ w/Black & white script titles, photo. A wonderful book about the features of dolls for collectors internationally, including the care of old dolls and a glossary of terms used in collecting. Foreword by Emma C Clear, Humpty Dumpty Doll Hospital, ... Read More

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The Collector's Manual more books like this

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$7.00

Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Tudor Publishing Company., New York. Date published: 1942

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Light back cover blemishes; corner bumps. xvi, 329 p. w/336 (sepia photo) engravings; front., plates. 25 cm. Index; Navy blue cloth covered boards, red title box w/gold, blue-shadow title; antique clock graphic on spine w/titles. First edition 1905. Tables and sideboards. English pottery and porcelain. Chairs and sofas. Antique glassware. Chests and cupboards. Brass and copper utensils. Old-fashioned bedsteads. Lustre ware. Old-fashioned timepieces. Desks and ... Read More

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The Collector's Encyclopedia of Occupied Japan Collectibles, 2nd Series used book

The Collector's Encyclopedia of Occupied Japan Collectibles, 2nd Series more books like this

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Collector Books Date published: 1979 ISBN-13: 9780891451112 ISBN: 0891451110

Description: Burke, James R. of Lexington, KY. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Top and Bottom of Spine bumped, some edge wear, Paper over boards-not perfect but very good. Inside clean and good. Hardback (US). Glued binding. 112 p. Collector's Encyclopedia of Occupied Japan Collectibles, 2. Audience: General/trade. Clear, sharp photography of Japanese dinnerware, china figurines, small toys, and concise information about current values, descriptions of items and what to look for. Read More

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Old Prints and Engravings more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Tudor Publishing Company, New York Date published: 1948

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Foxing to several early pages. xii, 281 p., [24] leaves of plates; 24 cm. Includes Plates. 79 B&W illustrations. Index. Blue cloth covered boards, red spine title boxes, gold titles & spine decorations. 30 categories of ephemera large and small, including "The Collector". Not a price guide but an introductory education. Read More

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European Carpets more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Paul Hamlyn, New York Date published: 1969 ISBN-13: 9780600012481 ISBN: 0600012484

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Moderate staining/foxing to top inside DJ. Text in English, 158 p. 20 cm. Cameo. Color Illustrations. Glossy pages. Index list to illustrations. Translation of Tappeti d'occidente. Read More

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The Collectors Encyclopedia of Fiesta, with Harlequin and Riviera more books like this

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$9.95

Edition: 6th Revised edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Collector Books Date published: 1987 ISBN-13: 9780891453543 ISBN: 0891453547

Description: Donahue Studios of Evansville, Ind. (color photos) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine bumped and faded, front cover has a few ink spots and price sticker mark on top left, minor shelf wear. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 159 p. Collector's Encyclopedia of Fiesta. Audience: General/trade. Many more pottery companies are represented; Mexicali Rose, Americana, Kitchencraft, with beautiful color photos throughout of everything from breadboxes to sugar bowls from pie plates to turkey ... Read More

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Collectors Encyclopedia of American Dinnerware more books like this

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Edition: Revised edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Collector Books Date published: 1982 ISBN-13: 9780891451990 ISBN: 0891451994

Description: Bolding, Lonnie & Ciccolo, Greg (full color photography. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Cover intact-light bumps on top corners, spine good, light foxing. Contains: Preface Gossary. Sewn binding. Glossy paper over boards. 336 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Full color photos on nearly every page in large format book (8 1/2 X 11). History of pottery and how it is made and a page or a chapter on every Pottery company in America; Bennington, Limoges, Pfaltzgraff, ... Read More

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Make your own Dollhouses and Dollhouse Miniatures more books like this

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Edition: Book Club Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Hawthorne Date published: 1975

Description: Kramer, Eileen (scaled plans) Very good in very good dust jacket. Dust Jacket is covered with clear plastic, DJ has tiny tears in a worn edge. Book itself is red paper covered boards with no flaws. Light foxing andsmall water stain on page edges. 275 p. Includes: illustrations, index. Contains appendix of miniature suppliers, Ingenious ideas for furnishing your scale sized dollhouse with items from different periods; Tudor, the 20's, Victorian, and others. Build you own house in a style to suit ... Read More

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The Kovels' Collector's Guide to American Art Pottery more books like this

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Edition: 4th printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Crown Publications., New York. Date published: 1974 ISBN-13: 9780517549803 ISBN: 0517549808

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Lower front corner short crease. Back cover longer side crease. Light spine crease. Trade paperback. 7x10in. Color photo cover. 378 p. B&W & Color photos; B&W potter markings. Audience: General/trade. Antique reference. 80 color plates; more than 1500 B&W photos and line drawings. A history, not a dated price guide. Beginning with the 1870s, art pottery has enjoyed interest, with the studio potters of the 1920s having the most success. This is an impressive ... Read More

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Antiques more books like this

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$15.00

Edition: Stitched Binding; linen over boards, BiblioAudience/General Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Doubleday, Page & company, Garden City, N. Y. Date published: 1925

Description: Stock, Ernest (line Drawings. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Bumped on corners and on spine, pages age toned, Flyleaf has 2 doz. sketches of furniture, owners namein ink; Mrs. J.F. Molloy. Reprint. 3 p. 1., 161 p. illus. 26 cm. Bibliography: p. 152-[153]A good overall look at furniture made from 1620-1850 and known as Early Smerican style. The book has many line sketches of all kinds of furniture, chairs, table chests, tallboys, and etc. Read More

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Collectors Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain used book

Collectors Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain more books like this

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Edition: Revised edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Collector Books Date published: 1979 ISBN-13: 9780891451082 ISBN: 0891451080

Description: Good in good dust jacket. Dust Jacket is torn away at the top spine and along bottom edge, edges and corners are worn leaving cover illustration of pottery just barely intact. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 238 p. Contains: Illustrations. Collector's Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain. Audience: General/trade. Inside pages are crisp and white, showing pages full of rows of full color pottery, bowls cups, plates and etc. to delight the hearts of collectors. Price Guide included. Read More

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Basic Book of Antiques and Collectibles used book

Basic Book of Antiques and Collectibles more books like this

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Wraps Publisher: Wallace-Homestead Book Company, Radnor, PA Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9780870696497 ISBN: 0870696491

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. PHOTO tucked inside: AUTHOR w/prior Owner; Rubbed spine edge. Oversized paperback (US). Glued binding. 307 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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The Hitchcock Chair; the Story of a Connecticut Yankee--L. Hitchcock of Hitchcocks-Ville--and an Account of the Restoration of His 19th-Century Manufactory. - more books like this

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$45.00

Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter; distributed by Crown Publishers, New York Date published: 1971

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. x, 339 p. : illus.; 29 cm. Includes Illustrations, Appendices, Bibliography. Index; A wonderfully unmarked copy of a classic history in American entrepreneurship. This oversized hardcover history is rich with b&w photos of the furniture products, the people and the factories in Connecticut associated with antique Hitchcock furnishings. The glossy pictorial DJ is rubbed and slightly scratched from use but has only minor chips. Read More

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Price Guide to Poodle Collectibles of the 50'S and 60'S more books like this

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$55.00

Edition: Unabridged Binding: Wraps Publisher: L-W Book Sales, Incorporated Date published: 1995 ISBN-13: 9780895380388 ISBN: 0895380382

Description: Bohannon, Brenda (Photos by) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Erased pencil notation, title page; store sticker inside front. Else, new. 151 p. 8.5x11in. Pink (of course) covers w/ large photo of poodle items displayed. Black poodle silhouette w/ titles. Got poodles? Want poodle decor? Price guidelines are circa 1995. Information is timeless. Kitchenware, linens, ceramics, planters, bath decor, bookends, dust collectors, prints, clothing, accessories, jewelry, books, cards, magazines & ads, ... Read More

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