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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
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Top edge soiling; partial sun-fade to spine. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 320 p. Color and B&W rug illustrations, w/ plates section. Audience: General/trade. Antique and cultural textile reference: Over 100 illustrations, 11 in full color. This 1970 edition is an unabridged republication of the work originally published by John Lane Company in 1913. There are descriptions of all but the less important classes of rugs, ranging from Persian, Asia Minor ... read more
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
Edition: 4th printing.
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
Edition: 3rd impression. Printed in Czechoslovakia.
Publisher: The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, London / New York / Sydney / Toronto
Date published: 1972
Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Price clipped. DJ edgewear, short closed tears. Book, minor top and bottom edge sun-fade. Text in English, German. 496p., 64plates: 23 cm. Color and B&W Illustrations, Plates. High quality paper; sharp photos. Blue cloth covered boards. Gold spine titles. Illustrated DJ: ornate antiques. High end antiques: Furniture; Tapestry; Carpets; Glass; Pottery; Porcelain; Mirrors; Gold and Silver; Jewellery; Clocks and Watches; Lighting; Pewter; Iron, Copper, Bronze; Arms ... read more
Edition: Reprint. 5th printing of 1935 New Edition. 1st copyright 1905.
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
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
Publisher: Tudor Publishing Company, New York
Date published: 1948
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Foxing to several early pages. xii, 281 p.,  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
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
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
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
Edition: Book Club Edition. 275 pgs., illustrations, Audience/ Hobbyist
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
Edition: 4th printing.
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Crown Publications., New York.
Date published: 1974
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
Edition: Stitched Binding; linen over boards, BiblioAudience/General
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-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
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
Edition: Reprint. 3rd ed. I, 1st printing
Publisher: Wallace-Homestead Book Company, Radnor, PA
Date published: 1992
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
Edition: First edition. Limited.
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