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Pusaka, Heirloom Jars of Borneo

By Harrisson, Barbara

Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1990. Oversized softcover, "Second impression 1991", xvi + 55 pages of text including black-and-white illustrations, plus 32 full colour plates, plus an additional 165 pages of black-and-white plates; very gently used, only tiny traces of shelf and reading wear, spine and covers flat/uncreased, light highlighting on thirteen pages, five-word notation in ink in margin of one page, neat nine-word notation in ink at bottom of another page, all other text and illustration pages very clean and unmarked, fresh and white.. Soft Cover. Very Good -.

$105.00

Pusaka, Heirloom Jars of Borneo

By Harrisson, Barbara

Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1986. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket, xvi + 55 pages of text including black-and-white illustrations, plus 32 full colour plates, plus an additional 165 pages of black-and-white plates;---very gently used, hardly a hint of shelf wear to covers, tiny faded traces of scuffing and/or finger soiling to top and fore edges, very pale light (and terrifyingly neat) pencil underlinings and/or vertical marginal lines and/or notations to approximately 35 pages (sounds like a lot, but the markings are minimal and on many pages barely noticeable), book otherwise very clean and unmarked; DJ has one very tiny chip to bottom of back flap hinge, otherwise almost as new. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good ++.

$125.00

Pusaka, Heirloom Jars of Borneo

By Harrisson, Barbara

Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1990. Oversized softcover, xvi + 55 pages of text including black-and-white illustrations, plus 32 full colour plates, plus an additional 165 pages of black-and-white plates; very gently used ex-college library copy with laminated covers, spine label, two rubber stamps to top edge, bottom edge scuffed, label on back cover, crease to back cover top corner, rubber stamp and ink numerals on title page, label and due date label (showing only two withdrawals) and a ridiculously tiny card pocket all secured to free back endpaper, original price sticker inside back cover, other light shelf wear, but despite this litany of flaws, all text and illustration pages are very clean and unmarked (that is to say, the librarians did more damage than the readers). . First Thus. Soft Cover. Good.

$95.00

Royal Postcards

By Smith, Jack H.

Radnor, PA: Wallace-Homestead, 1987. Oversized softcover, 104 pages including black-and-white and full colour illustrations on almost every page;---laid in are an apparently original black-and-white photograph of a King of Portugal featured on page 43, and two other items;---one heavy spine crease, tiny corner bumps, otherwise gently used, previous owner's ink signature dated "February, 1988" on title page and his rubber stamped name/address on last page, notations also by him on two non-text pages, all text pages very clean and unmarked;---previous Portuguese-Canadian owner was ship model maker and published ship historian A. A. de Moraes, book acquired from his estate (see our listings for rare articles authored by him, or for more interesting books from this same man, many in Portuguese, search our listings using the keyword Portuguese-Canadian.). See also our listings for The New World Wide Postage Stamp Album [BINDER, INCLUDING STAMPS], and for Mixed Lot of 63 Assorted Postcards [Post Cards] from Greece, Brazil, Egypt, Ceylon, Fiji, West Africa (Ghana), Argentina (some with franked postage stamps, some dated from c1910s to c1970s, some to USA addresses).. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good -.

$3.25

Singer Home Decoration Guide: How to Make Draperies, Slip Covers and Other Fabric Furnishings

New York: Singer Sewing Machine Company, 1943. Oversized stapled softcover, 48 pages including many detailed illustrative drawings, plus the 4-page "Color Choosing Chart"; covers rubbed and lightly soiled, corners bumped, all pages very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for an 8-volume set Doubleday Home Decorating Program, 8 Volumes: Upstairs and Downstairs With Antiques, All About Furniture, Floors With a Flair, Planning Your Vacation Home, Family Rooms and Dens, Dining Rooms, Planning Your Bathroom, Make Room for Guests (buy the set and I will include this Singer Home Decoration Guide: How to Make Draperies, Slip Covers and Other Fabric Furnishings for FREE).. Soft Cover. Good.

$5.00

Colonial Furniture Making for Everybody

By Shea, John G.

New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1964. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, xiv + 214 pages, extensively illustrated with black-and-white photographs and drawings. very gently used copy with only a hint of shelf wear, but in very clean and unmarked unread condition, pages fresh and white as new; DJ chipped, several short tears, now in new mylar protector. See also our listings for the professional fine woodworker's "bible", John Feirer's classic Cabinetmaking and Millwork.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good.

$3.50

How to Decorate and Light Your Home

By Commery, E. W.; Stephenson, C. Eugene

New York: Coward, McCann, 1955. Mass market paperback, 256 pages including dozens of drawings, plus a section of full colour sketches; spine uncreased but wrinkled due to drying of binding glue, creases to corners of both covers, otherwise gently used, very clean and unmarked throughout. See also our listing for Doubleday Home Decorating Program, 8 Volumes: Upstairs and Downstairs With Antiques, All About Furniture, Floors With a Flair, Planning Your Vacation Home, Family Rooms and Dens, Dining Rooms, Planning Your Bathroom, Make Room for Guests (buy the set and I will include How to Decorate and Light Your Home FREE).. Soft Cover. Very Good -.

$5.00

Furniture in Your Home

By Thomas, Gil

London: Arthur Barker, 1958. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 159 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; book very gently used, only tiny traces of shelf and reading wear, pages very clean and unmarked; DJ heavily chipped, creased and rubbed.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Fair.

$2.25

The Art of Problem Solving

By Edward Hodnett

New York: Harper & Row, 1955. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, ix + 202 pages; ever so slightly slanted due to poor storage, otherwise very gently used, very clean and unmarked; DJ lightly bumped along edges, but no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$3.25

English Pottery and Porcelain : An Historical Survey

By Atterbury, Paul (Editor)

New York: Universe Books Main Street Press , 1978. Oversized softcover, 282 pages including hundreds of black-and-white illustrations, plus Index; traces of shelf wear to cover edges, but spine flat, uncreased, very gently used, if at all, very clean and unmarked.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++.

$3.75

Sevres (Collectors' Blue Books, Sèvres)

By Dauterman, Carl Christian

New York: Walker & Company, 1969. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 84 pages including black-and-white and full colour photographs; book appears in very clean and unmarked unread condition; DJ gently rubbed and bumped, what appears to be a library spine label, but neither DJ nor book have any other library markings (or markings of any kind).. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good ++.

$1.75

The Confident Collector:: 60's and 70's Designs and Memorabilia Identification and Price Guide
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The Confident Collector:: 60's and 70's Designs and Memorabilia Identification and Price Guide

By Gilbert, Anne

New York: Avon, 1994. Trade paperback, viii + 328 pages including many black-and-white illustrations throughout, plus a section of full colour photographs; one heavy spine crease (book opens flat at page 169), otherwise very gently used, very clean and unmarked. . Soft Cover. Very Good +.

$3.75

Repairing and Restoring Upholstery and Soft Furnishings

By Richardson, Nellie; Morton, Will

Toronto: Coles, 1979. Trade paperback, 158 pages including 112 black-and-white illustrations; unused/unread condition, essentially as new. See also our listing for John Shea's Colonial Furniture Making for Everybody.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$2.25

The Old Clock Book [New Edition 1936]

By Moore, N. Hudson

New York: Tudor Publishing, 1936. Hardcover without dust jacket, xi + 339 pages, plus black-and-white photographs; very light shelf wear to covers, but very clean and unmarked throughout.. Hard Cover. Very Good ++.

$3.73

An Appreciation of Art & Antiques: Featuring 28 Historic Period Styles from the Pages of City & Country Home

By Kaellgren, Peter

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Maclean Hunter, 1990. Digest-sized paperback, 63 pages including illustrations; front cover creased and rubbed, otherwise very gently used, very clean and unmarked.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good +.

$1.38

The Color Treasury of Oriental Rugs
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The Color Treasury of Oriental Rugs

By Milhofer, S. A.

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, x + 134 pages including "Fifty-five full-color photographs and thirty-three line drawings---."; book gently used, interior very clean and unmarked, but foxing on all edges; DJ has numerous tiny tears.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -.

$2.98

Creating Rugs and Wall Hangings: A Complete Guide

By Marein, Shirley

New York: Viking Press, 1975. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket, 224 pages including many illustrations in black-and-white and full colour; book gently used, very clean and unmarked; DJ has numerous tiny tears.. Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good -.

$3.13

Royal Doulton Figures and Animal Models: Figure Collector's Book No. 12 (Issued January 1971)

Burslem-Stoke-on-Trent, UK: Royal Doulton Fine China Potteries , 1971. Oblong softcover, 80 pages, illustrated by full colour photographs on every page; rubbing to covers, writing and light staining to back cover, otherwise very gently used, interior very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for Royal Doulton Figures Collection (Book No. 16 Issued January 1979). Soft Cover. Very Good.

$1.98

Royal Doulton Figures Collection (Book No. 16 Issued January 1979)

Burslem-Stoke-on-Trent, UK: Royal Doulton Fine China Potteries , 1979. Oblong stapled softcover, 76 pages, illustrated by full colour photographs on every page; laid in are one Erratum page, and a five-page foldout "Additions to the range 1980"; crease to top corner of front cover, otherwise very gently used, very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for Royal Doulton Figures and Animal Models: Figure Collector's Book No. 12 (Issued January 1971).. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$1.98

Hobbies: The Creative Use of Leisure

By Mulac, Margaret E.

New York: Harper & Row, 1959. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, xi + 271 pages; tiny traces of shelf wear, otherwise almost as new; DJ lightly bumped along edges, several tiny chips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good -.

$3.25

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