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American Knives: The First History and Collectors’ Guide

By Peterson, Harold L.

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped with several small pieces . missing.. 1958. Second Printing. Black cloth. vii, 177 pages, Black and white photos and illustrations, appendix, and index. An early reference work on the subject of American knives and knife collecting featuring almost two hundred photographs and line drawings. .

$20.00

Pocket Book of American Pewter: The Makers and the Marks

By Jacobs, Celia

Boston: Herman Publishing Service. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front free endpaper creased, jacket . lightly toned, several closed tears.. 1970. Second Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth. Black and white illustrations, appendices, notes, and index. Pocket sized handbook featuring 440 reproductions of every known identifying mark of early American pewterers. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 93 pages .

$10.00

ABC Book of Early Americana
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ABC Book of Early Americana

By Sloane, Eric

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket dampstained and tattered, owner . bookplate on front free endpaper.. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth boards with black cloth spine. A lushly illustrated compendium of early American artifacts, antiques and architecture. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Peepshow Into Paradise
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Peepshow Into Paradise

By Gordon, Lesley

London: George G. Harrap & Company. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards and jacket soiled, corners rubbed, jacket . soiled and has a few closed tears and corner missing from rear panel.. 1953. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with yellow topstain. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Six color plates, black and white illustrations, appendix, bibliography, and index. An historical reference detailing the origins and development of toys of all kinds featuring a list of museums and repositories where examples can be found. ; 264 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Collector\'s Guide to Old Fishing Reels
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Collector's Guide to Old Fishing Reels

By Homel, Dan

Bellingham, WA: Forrest-Park Publishers. Near Fine. 1995. Second Printing. Softcover. 1879522012 . Black and white illustrations, black and white photos, appendices. A direct, concise guide to collecting old fishing reels. ; 95 pages .

$15.00

Pioneer Postcards:  The Story of Mailing Cards to 1898 with an Illustrated  Checklist of Publishers and Titles
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Pioneer Postcards: The Story of Mailing Cards to 1898 with an Illustrated Checklist of Publishers and Titles

By Burdick, J. R.

Franklin Square, NY: Nostalgia Press. Very Good. [1964]. Revised Edition. Softcover. Revised edition issued after Burdicks death. Red printed card covers. Many illustrations. A good reference for the postcard collector describing the earliest examples of American and European postcards. ; 200 pages .

$15.00

Catalogue of Furniture. Silver, Pewter, Glass, Ceramics, Paintings, Prints  Together with Allied Arts and Crafts of the Period 1636-1836
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Catalogue of Furniture. Silver, Pewter, Glass, Ceramics, Paintings, Prints Together with Allied Arts and Crafts of the Period 1636-1836

Cambridge, MA: University. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Glassine jacket tattered, owner bookplate . on front pastedown.. 1936. Hardcover. Green printed boards with glassine jacket. A catalogue of decorative arts exhibition held at Harvard's School of Architecture in celebration of the university's tercentenary, July 25 - Sept. 21, 1936. Foreword by Edward W. Forbes. ix, 114 pp plus 70 black and white plates. Exhibition catalogue, biographical index. A useful reference for early American furniture and decorative arts. .

$17.00

Precious & Semi-Precious Jewelry Including the Celebrated \'Peregrina\' From  the Collection of His Grace the Tenth Duke of Manchester and Other Sources  Including Estate of Francis F. Ingber
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Precious & Semi-Precious Jewelry Including the Celebrated 'Peregrina' From the Collection of His Grace the Tenth Duke of Manchester and Other Sources Including Estate of Francis F. Ingber

NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1969. Softcover. Printed green softcover. Many b/w photos. Auction held January 23, 1969. .

$15.00

Currier & Ives Prints:  An Illustrated Check List
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Currier & Ives Prints: An Illustrated Check List

By Conningham, Frederic A.

NY: Crown Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed.. 1983. 1st Revised Edition. Hardcover. 0517551152 . xx, 300 pp. Some illustrations. "The most complete catalog of Currier & Ives prints ever assembled, this popular guide lists the almost 7,000 known prints, along with precise title, description, date of publication when known, and exact size." (from front jacket flap). .

$20.00

Coins of Bible Days
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Coins of Bible Days

By Banks, Florence Aiken

NY: The Macmillan Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, rear boards cracked.. 1955. First Printing. Hardcover. xiii, 178 pp, index, notes, bibliography, glossary. Navy cloth binding. Map endpapers. Many illustrations of ancient coins. .

$11.00

Poor Man's Guide to Bottle Collecting
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Poor Man's Guide to Bottle Collecting

By Austen, Ferol

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Good in Good dust jacket; Musty, usual library stamps and markings.. 1971. Hardcover. 0385075324 . Tan cloth binding. Many b/w photos. Photo glossary of types of bottles and terminology. ; Ex-Library; 161 pages .

$12.00

Steindler's New Firearms Dictionary
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Steindler's New Firearms Dictionary

By Steindler, R. A.

Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Some foxing to the end papers and an . owner label. Jacket is lightly toned and is foxed on the reverse.. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0811716759 . Brown pebbled cloth binding with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Black and white photographs and bibliography. A classic reference for anybody who works with, writes about, or talks about guns, presented in a familiar dictionary format. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 319 pages .

$15.00

Modern Oriental Carpets:  A Buyer's Guide
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Modern Oriental Carpets: A Buyer's Guide

By Schlick, Donald P.

Rutland, VT: Tuttle Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed and has a 1/2 . inch closed tear.. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. 0804809305 . Illustrations by Yvonne J. Schlick. Pictorial boards in a matching pictorial dust wrapper. Black and white photographs and drawings, plates section with colored photographs, pricing table and bibliography. An historical look at the ancient craft of rug making featuring 38 color plates that show the intricate beauty inherent in Oriental carpets. ; 139 pages .

$10.00

Dolls and Puppets
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Dolls and Puppets

By Von Boehn, Max

Boston: Charles T. Branford Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Address label on front flyleaf, jacket . tattered and foxed with loss at head of spine.. 1956. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Translated by Josephine Nicoll. Note on puppets by George Bernard Shaw. Blue cloth binding. Many illustrations. ; 522 pages .

$13.00

Colleen Moore's Doll House:  The Story of the Most Exquisite Toy in the  World
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Colleen Moore's Doll House: The Story of the Most Exquisite Toy in the World

By None noted

Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co. , Inc.. Very Good; Covers scuffed.. 1935. Softcover. Photo illustrated stapled softcover. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Film actress Colleen Moore hired artists and engineers to build and decorate her elaborate dollhouse, which now resides at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. .

$10.00

Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares
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Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares

By Finlayson, W.

Don Mills, ON, Canada: Longman Canada. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered.. 1971. Hardcover. Bilingual text in French and English. Many photographs, including some in color. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 134 pages .

$25.00

Art Deco and Modernist Carpets
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Art Deco and Modernist Carpets

By Day, Susan

San Francisco: Chronicle Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. First Printing. Hardcover. 0811836134 . Index, many color photos. "...[C]harts the evolution of carpet design out of the floral effusions of Victorian salons and into the angular elegance of Art Deco and bold abstraction of Modernism popularized by the machine age." ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 224 pages .

$25.00

Labels, Leadville and Lore  History from a Tin Can 1870's-1890's
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Labels, Leadville and Lore History from a Tin Can 1870's-1890's

By Rhoades, Douglas H.

Rhoades Pub.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. 0615128165 . Pictorial boards. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the front free endpaper. Profusely illustrated with photos in color and black and white. A history of late 19th century canned foods in America and a visually survey of the graphically interesting labels that helped sell Americans on commercially canned products. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 186 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

An Introduction to Courtly Jewellery
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An Introduction to Courtly Jewellery

By Cocks, Anna Somers

London: H.M.S.O.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1982. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0112903908 . Pictorial hardcover. Many color photographs. Glossary, bibliography. A sampling of elaborately worked English jewelry from the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. ; 48 pages .

$15.00

Jewelry
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Jewelry

By Giltay-Nijssen, L.

NY: Universe Books. Very Good; Wraps starting to delaminate.. 1964. First Printing. Softcover. Foreword by Algernon Asprey. Many illustrations and b/w photos. Printed flexible wraps. Bibliography. A history of Western jewelry. ; 112 pages .

$10.00

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