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Beauty is Glass from Viking: a Story with Pictures about the Creating of  America's Hand Made Glass
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Beauty is Glass from Viking: a Story with Pictures about the Creating of America's Hand Made Glass

By Viking Glass Company

New Martinsville WV. New Martinsville WV: Viking Glass Company. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1967. 1st Edition. Hardcover. This is a hardbound book bound in blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Covers have a few scuffs and scratches, contents are Fine. . Memories from a bygone era, when America made its own glass, steel, and other industrial and consumer products. The Viking Glass Company went out of business in 1999. Text and illustrations, both color and b/w. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 42 pages. C7 .

$40.00

An Outline Guide to the Art of the South Pacific
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An Outline Guide to the Art of the South Pacific

By Wingert, Paul S.

Columbia University Press. Fine. 1946. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Decorative paper over boards with black cloth spine and bright gilt titles. No defects; book is As New. . Classic outline guide to the study of the art of the South Pacific. Contains 61 pages of text and 20 pages of plates. This is the first edition. A beautiful, collectible copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 85 pages. A3 .

$55.00

Étains Populaires De France
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Étains Populaires De France

By Fochier-Henrion, Annette

Paris. Paris: Éditions Charles Massin. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1968. Hardcover. Light edgewear to dust jacket, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in olive buckram. . Antique French pewter. 100 examples, each decribed and pictured. Text is in French. A beautiful copy. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 52 pages. L6 .

$35.00

An Indiana Legacy; over 50 Years of Quilting Designs from One Indiana  Family with Interpretations and Additions
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An Indiana Legacy; over 50 Years of Quilting Designs from One Indiana Family with Interpretations and Additions

By Leathers, Millie

Vernon, Indiana. Vernon, Indiana: Self Published. Fine with no dust jacket. 1985. Softcover. No defects. Illustrated card covers printed on coated paper, red comb binding. . SIGNED AND WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, dated 9-28-85. A beautiful, collectible copy. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. Signed by Author. L6 .

$95.00

The Shuttleworth Collection
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The Shuttleworth Collection

By Ogilvy, David

Shrewsbury, England. Shrewsbury, England: Airlife Publishing. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1982. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Jacket has minor creasing at top of spine, now protected by fresh mylar cover. No defects in book. Pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; book appears unread. . The tale of the world's most famous collection of flyable historic airplains from the birth of flight until World War Two. B/w illustrations. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 214 pages. K3 .

$21.50

O Papel-Moeda em Angola
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O Papel-Moeda em Angola

By Rebelo De Sousa, Luis Manuel

Luanda, Angola. Luanda, Angola: Ed. Pelo Banco de Angola. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is rubbed with light wear at extremities, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has inscription to former owner written in Portuguese, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Printed on coated paper with an 8-page summary in English. Profusely illustrated in full color. . Susidos Para O Seu Estudio Series. Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall. 157 pages. C7 .

$110.00

Standard Handbook of Stamp Collecting
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Standard Handbook of Stamp Collecting

By Cabeen, Richard McP.

Thomas Y. Crowell. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1957. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is significantly rubbed with creasing at extremities and two small tears, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is a little rubbed at extremities, small wrinkle on spine, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . A comprehensive introduction to stamp collecting, in all its aspects. This is the first edition, and is SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the half-title page. A handsome, collectible copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 628 pages. Signed by Author. Dale .

$55.00

The Hidden World of the Misericords
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The Hidden World of the Misericords

By Kraus, Dorothy

George Braziller. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1975. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket has a few tiny tears, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has a few faint spots of foxing to white cloth boards, no other defects. This is a handsome copy. . A misericord is a small wooden shelf on the underside of a folding seat in a church, installed to provide a degree of comfort for a person who has to stand during long periods of prayer. This book is filled with examples of elaborately carved misericords, often secular, in churches around the world. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS. . Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall. 191 pages. Signed by All Authors. U7 .

$23.50

American Furniture in the Western Reserve, 1680-1830
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American Furniture in the Western Reserve, 1680-1830

By Barnes, Jairus B. / Meals, Moselle Taylor

Cleveland. Cleveland: The Western Reserve Historical Society. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1972. 1st Edition. Softcover. White paper covers are lightly sunned, very lightly soiled. Faint spine crease. Faint corner creasing to corner of back cover. All defects are quite minor. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . An exhibition catalog of city and country American furniture from collections in the Western Reserve, exibition at the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio, May 22 to July 16, 1972. 160 pieces were exhibited, of which about 110 are illustrated with a photo. . Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall. 133 pages. T7 .

$20.00

Encyclopedia of Antique Scientific Instruments
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Encyclopedia of Antique Scientific Instruments

By Mills, John Fitzmaurice

Aurum Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is rubbed, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is slightly rubbed at extremities with a couple of small, light spots to page ends. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Comprehensive encyclopedia of early instruments for scientific investigation. Illustrated with b/w and full-color plates. First edition. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 255 pages. L0 .

$30.00

Indiana Stoneware (Exhibition Catalog)  April 17-May 26, 1974
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Indiana Stoneware (Exhibition Catalog) April 17-May 26, 1974

By Loar, Peggy A

Indianapolis Museum of Art. Fine with no dust jacket. 1974. Softcover. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Stapled wraps, 10" by 7". This is an exhibition catalog, including text, 84 b/w photos of examples of Indiana stonewear, and 3 appendices. 48pp. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 48 pages. K0 .

$40.00

The Jerome Hawley United States Postal History Collection [Auction Catalog]
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The Jerome Hawley United States Postal History Collection [Auction Catalog]

By Butterfield & Butterfield

Butterfield & Butterfield. Fine with no dust jacket. 1993. 1st Edition. Softcover. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . 269 lots in this auction, held April 27, 1993 in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Fifteen color plates. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 33 pages. L1 .

$35.00

Zoar Furniture 1817-1898:  A Preliminary Study
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Zoar Furniture 1817-1898: A Preliminary Study

By Snyder, Tricia and Gil & Paul A. Goudy

New Philadelphia, OH. New Philadelphia, OH: The Tuscarawas County Historical Society, Inc.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1978. 1st Edition. Softcover. A little scuffing and scratching to back cover. Coated card covers with a Zoar blanket design on the front cover, comb binding. Stated first printing. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Zoar was founded by a group of German separatists who fled persecution because of their belief in the separation of church and state. They left their native Würtemberg in 1817 and settled in Zoar, Ohio. The society survived until 1898, and the Zoar cabinet shop produced furniture for the entire time. All pieces described in this book came from this shop. Furniture described in this book include chairs, kas (wardrobes) , beds, chests, cupboards, tables and other items. 163 plates, each with a brief description of the piece and statement of its present location. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 128 pages. D6 .

$40.00

Artes De Mexico, No. 103, 1968: Monedas Mexicanas
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Artes De Mexico, No. 103, 1968: Monedas Mexicanas

By Tomé, Don José Losada, Ed.

Mexico. Mexico: Artes De Mexico. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1968. 1st Edition. Softcover. A little rubbing to extremities of coated card covers. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This beautiful softcover book focuses on the coins of Mexico, from the Colonial Periods to the 20th century. Profusely illustrated in b/w and full color. In Spanish, English, German and French. 13 x 9 inches. . Trade PB. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 112 pages. M5 .

$45.00

The Old and Antique Oriental Art of Weaving:  Exhibition from 7th to 17th  October, 1983
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The Old and Antique Oriental Art of Weaving: Exhibition from 7th to 17th October, 1983

By Bausback, Peter

Mannheim. Mannheim: Franz Bausback. Fine with no dust jacket. 1983. Hardcover. No defects. Glossy pictorial boards, decorated with a beautiful Heriz from northern Persia, first half of 19th century. . Glossy pages, a beautiful production and extraordinary rugs, all in full and glorious color. Introductory article deals with vegetable and other natural dyes. Text is in the English language. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 160 pages. J6 .

$45.00

The Topkapi Saray Museum; 50 Masterpieces
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The Topkapi Saray Museum; 50 Masterpieces

By Öz, Tahsin

Turkish Press, Broadcasting and Tourist Dept. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1950. Softcover. Some wear to extremities of paper spine, wraps around stapled pages, fold-out map of the museum is included. . An early English guide to Topkapi, the famous museum and former harem of the Ottoman empire, located in Istanbul. Illustrated with 50 b/w photos. Undated, but around 1950. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 64 pages. I4 .

$30.00

The Glass Insulator: a Comprehensive Reference
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The Glass Insulator: a Comprehensive Reference

By Cranfill, Gary G. / Kareofelas, Greg A.

Sacramento. Sacramento: Self Published. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1973. Softcover. Paper covers has minor bumping, faint corner crease to front cover. Pages are basically clean with a few spots of soil, binding is tight. . A reference work for the collector of glass insulators, with smaller sections on lightning, knobs, strain, floortube, and porcelain insulators. A solid copy. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 144 pages. E0 .

$40.00

Russian Souvenirs
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Russian Souvenirs

By Chereiskaya, M.

Leningrad. Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers. As New with no dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. No defects; a beautiful copy. . Beautiful pictorial covers, in the style of Russian lacquered dolls. Covers lacquers, wood carving, porcelain, metalwork, stone-carving, ceramics, and more. Includes 105 plates, all in gorgeous full color. . Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall. F5 .

$21.50

Guns of the Old West [Red Leather]
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Guns of the Old West [Red Leather]

By Chapel, Charles Edward

Odysseus Editions. New. 1995. Reprint. Hardcover. No defects, New. . Book is in Mint condition. Published for the Firearms Classics Library of the National Rifle Association and its National Firearms Museum; reprinted from the original 1961 edition. Illustrated throughout. Beautiful red pigskin covers, full leather with four raised bands on spine, gilt lettering and decoration, all page ends gilt. A beautiful edition and copy. Gift quality. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 306 pages. L2 .

$35.00

Ancient Carpenters' Tools:  Together with Lumbermen's, Joiners' and  Cabinet Makers' Tools in Use in the Eighteenth Century, Illustrated and  Explained
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Ancient Carpenters' Tools: Together with Lumbermen's, Joiners' and Cabinet Makers' Tools in Use in the Eighteenth Century, Illustrated and Explained

By Mercer, Henry C.

Doylestown, PA. Doylestown, PA: The Bucks County Historical Society. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1951. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. A little rubbing to extremities of spine. Owner's blindstamp on ffep, where there is also a long and very faint vertical crease. No other defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Includes 250 illustrations, nearly all photographs of the tools themselves. Tight, square, pages clean and bright, a beautiful copy of this important book. A relatively heavy book, printed on coated paper, this is the second edition, 1951. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 339 pages. F2 .

$55.00