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Chautauqua Industrial Art Desk
1913. ISBN: 281AIB0099166.
With eraser, The Home Teacher and Child LifeBook ID: 50052More details Price: $250.00
Watchmakers' and jewelers' practical receipt book. A workshop companion: Comprising full and practical formulae and directions for solders and soldering, cleaning, pickeling, polishing, ... and general finishing of metals as applied to the watch and jewelry trade, together with all the important alloys used by the trade and many miscellaneous receipts. Compiled from private formulae.
Chicago: G. K. Hazlitt, 1892. 128 pages of formulas for jewelers. ISBN: 281AIB002543X.
First edition. Very good hardcover with small areas of loss at the top and bottom of the spine.Book ID: 16179More details Price: $75.00
Russian Awards: 18th -- Beginning 20th Centuries (Second, revised edition)
Moscow: Education, 2003. 207 pages. A history of military medals and decoration along with stories of soldiers and battles. This revised edition with a new chapter about awards of the Anti-Communist White Armies. Most text in Russian with shorter summaries in English. Profusely illustrated with captions in both Russian and English. ISBN: 9785090121422.
A near fine hardcover copy with illustrated covers; no dust jacket. Light dings to spine ends and bottom edge.Book ID: 223148More details Price: $50.00
A World of Belts: Africa, Asia, Oceania, America from the Ghysels Collection
(Milano, Italy): Skira, 2004. 318 pages. 9-3/4 by 11-1/4 inches. A regional survey of belts from around the world, with notes on materials, dimensions and uses. One in a series on ethnic jewelry. Profusely illustrated with color photo reproductions by Mauro Magliani. ISBN: 9788884918659.
First edition (first printing). Near fine with a nicked spine edge, in a dust jacket that is a bit scuffed and worn at the edges, else near fine. A large, heavy book.Book ID: 138296More details Price: $43.75
Old Scottish Clockmakers from 1453 to 1850
New Yok: British Book Centre, 1979. 436 pages. Reprint of 1975 edition which was a reprint of the 1921 second edition. B/W illustrations. Still a very useful reference work. ISBN: 9780827732698.
Later printing, 1979. ,A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dust jacket. Jacket spine is faded.Book ID: 268078More details Price: $40.00
Porcelaine de la Compagnie des Indes
Fribourg, Switzerland: Office du Livre, (1962). 225 pages. 10-1/4 by 11-1/2 inches. Illustrated in black-and-white and color. Text is in the French language. ISBN: 281AIB0016457.
Very good in a very good dust jacket.Book ID: 10258More details Price: $30.00
The History of Signboards, From the Earliest Times to the Present Day [Fifth Edition]
London: John Camden Hotten, 1869. ISBN: 281AIB1028741.
GoodBook ID: 131935More details Price: $25.00
Catalogue of an Extensive Collection of Playing Cards from the 17th to the 20th Century
London: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co, 1981. ISBN: 281AIB0016384.
Very good in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 10240
London: Seeley and Co., Limited, 1898. 104 pages. The book contains 4 copperplates with tissue guards. Numerous black-and-white illustrations in text. ISBN: B0016MAZX8.
First edition (first printing). A very good copy in burgundy cloth with gilt illustration and lettering. Mild edge wear. Spine ends rolled.Book ID: 223462
The Bottle Trail
Bishop, California: May Jones. Printed by Chalfant Press, 1961. Unpaginated, 36 pages. Illustrated with B/W drawings. Much on California bottles; California Packing Company; J. A. Folger. ISBN: 281AIB1050889.
Inscribed by the author: "Maybe our old bottles are empty - but much better and more healthful that way - (maybe). Carry a full new one if you wish - but be real careful that you don't hurt the old empty. C? B. Bug and "Bottle Head' May Jones." First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback). Covers mildly soiled.Book ID: 267713
Oriental Rugs: Antique and Modern
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1922. 320 pages. ISBN: 281AIB0016236.
A very good copy in decorative cloth lacking a dust jacket. One inch tear to the cloth at the spine head.Book ID: 10078
Musical Box Tune Sheets: Including Makers, Agents and Dating Charts
Cambridge: Musical Box Society of Great Britain, n.d., ca. 2000. 153 pages. ISBN: 9780950565774.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in illustrated wrappers (paperback). Some staining to upper corner first few pages.Book ID: 268095
Clockwork Music: An illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments from the Musical Box to the Pianola; from Automaton Lady Virginal Players to Ochestrion
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, (1973). 334 pages. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs. ISBN: 9780517500002.
First edition. Near fine copy in green cloth with bright gold lettering. Very good illustrated dust jacket with mild edge wear.Book ID: 212053
Clockwork Music: An Illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments from the Musical Box to the Pianola; from Automaton Lady Virginal Players to the Orchestrion
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1973). 334 pages. The book tells the history and development of the instruments of mechanical music interwoven with advertisements, announcements, catalogues and newspaper articles. The 1742 monograph on Vaucanson's incredible automaton duck is reproduced in full along with descriptions of other automata. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. ISBN: 9780047890048.
First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. A bit musty.Book ID: 212744
The Taskers Collection of Traction Engines, Road Rollers, Agricultural Machinery and Industrial Artefacts
London: Christie, Manson & Woods. Auction catalogue. 22 February 1969. 61 pages. A brief history of Taskers of Andover introduces the catalogue which includes small artefacts, hand tools, models, agricultural machinery, wagons, traction engines, road rollers and steam wagon. The larger pieces are illustrated with black-and-white photographs. ISBN: B004QLOBPE.
First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 78943
The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany
Harry N Abrams, 1993. ISBN: 9780810935068.
Very GoodBook ID: 138294More details Price: $17.50
Bizarre Barometers and Other Unusual Weather Forecasters
Wiltshire: Baros Books, 2004. 103 pages. B/W illustrations. ISBN: 9780948382130.
First edition (first printing). A fine copy in illustrated blue wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 268096More details Price: $16.00
Warman's Antiques & Collectibles 2018 (51st edition)
(Iola, WI): (Krause Publications), 2017. 702 pages. ISBN: 9781440247774.
A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 200484
Restoring and Collecting Antique Beaded Purses
Carmel, California: Gallery Graphics Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780943294025.
Very GoodBook ID: 260719
Baseball Cards of the Fifties: The Complete Topps Cards 1950-1959
Simon & Schuster, 1994. ISBN: 9780671892241.
Very GoodBook ID: 218890