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American Furniture and Decoration Colonial and Federal

By: Holloway, Edward Stratton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company, 1928

Edition: First Edition Stated


Original violet cloth on boards. Each style of furniture is treated by itself and in chronological order. Of great assistance to any collector or dealer in antique American furniture. Heavy book will need extra postage. Front hinge cracked at Pp.16-17. 191 pp. 191 pp. of thick, durable paper stock. View more info

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Antique Collector's Dictionary

By: Cowie, Donald/ Henshaw, Keith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Info Books, 1978


Softcover. Complete, fully illustrated presentation of a wide variety of antique furnishings, fabrics, and dishes. Very clean, with no writing. 208 pp. View more info

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Antique Furniture By New Brunswick Craftsmen

By: Ryder, Huia G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw- Hill Ryerson, Ltd., 1973

Edition: Paperback Edition (Rebound)


Paperback edition rebound on white boards. Acadians, Saint John City, St. John County, Charlotte County, Sunbury and York Counties, Kings and Queens Counties, Northeast Counties, Northwest Counties, Westmorland and Albert Counties, Campaign and Other Portable Furnniture, List of Cabinetmakers and Their Dates, and Bibliography. 180 pp. View more info

Antique Furniture By New Brunswick Craftsmen

By: Ryder, Huia G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Ltd., 1973

Edition: First Paperback Edition


Very clean and sound. This book "feels" like a piece of fine furniture. The author was the late Huia Ryder, widely known as furniture expert and mother of the late Dorothy Dearborn, writer of many books of local interest. 180 pp. View more info

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Art Nouveau; Spirit of the Belle Epoque

By: Sternau, Susan A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Todtri Producrions, Ltd., 1996

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Original colour-illustrated laminate on boards. DJ duplicates cover. No writing or damage. Introduction, A Style is Born, A Taste for Decoration, A Portfolio of Style, The Way to Modernity, Index. "The elegant, unified style that flourished from the early 1880s to the beginning of World War I."-p.5. A perfect gift for an artist, a collector, or decorator. ISBN 1-880908-75-1. Heavy book might need extra postage. Bar code sticker on back partly removed. 128 p... View more info

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Cabinets of Curiosities; Collections of the Vancouver Museum 1894-1981

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Vancouver Museum, 1981


Photo cover trade paperback of 92 pp. plus Departmental Histories. View more info

Canadian Antiques Collector Magazine; May/June 1975

By: Bradshaw, Marion Hahn (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Denmount Publishing Co., Ltd., 1975

Edition: Vol.10/No. 3


Special New Brunswick Issue boasts many fine illustrations and articles by 22 knowledgable experts on Art, Handicrafts, Furniture, Architecture, Silver, and Biography in this province. 96 pp. View more info

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Chinese Jades in the Royal Ontario Museum

By: Dohrenwend, Doris

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, 1971

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Two colour photos, with the remainder in B/W. The author has catalogued over 600 pieces of Chinese jade for the Royal Ontario Museum, which has led her to write this book. Laid in is an errata page. Shown are weapons and tools, burial jades, personal ornaments, sculpture, and vessels. 135 pp. View more info

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Colonial Lighting

By: Hayward, Arthur H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, B.J. Brimmer Co., 1923

Edition: First Impression, September, 1923


Original black heavy cloth with gilt lettering on boards. I got excited when I saw this book at a local flea market, and wasn't long buying it! In my 35 years as a flea market vendor I had neither seen it nor heard of it. I realized immediately that here is a "bible" for any dealer or collector of lighting devices. What's more, the lamps are identified as parts of collections belonging to identified parties. Ancient Days, Early Colonial, Later Colonial, Lant... View more info

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Das Mobelwerk; Die Mobelformen Vom Altertum Bis Zur Mitte Des 19. Jahrhunderts

By: Schmitz, Hermann

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth,


Original maroon cloth on boards. All text in German. Brief pencil note inside cover. No other marks. Full-page photos without tissue guards tend to stick together, but are easily separated with no damage. Cover mottled/faded. Laid in is a large page showing two chairs, a commode, and a buffet which was removed from a different book. 320 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Early American Rooms

By: Kettell, Russel Hawes (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc., 1967

Edition: Dover Edition Reprint


Library rebind in very good condition, despite library stamps. Twelve rooms can be visited between Philadelphia and Boston. Drawings in direct orthographic projection. Historical background with each. Bright red cloth on boards. 200 pp. with index. View more info

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Early Canadian Timekeepers

By: Varkaris, Jane and Connell, James E.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Publishing Co., Ltd., 1993

Edition: First (No additional printings)


Blue paper boards. One tiny edge tear foot of DJ. This book records and displays clocks and watches by Canadian individuals and companies prior to 1900. The several references to Saint John include the fact that a number of clock-related businesses were affected by the great fire of 1877. 272 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Encyclopedie Des Antiquites Du Quebec

By: Lessard, Michel and Marquis, Huguette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Les Editions De L'Homme, 1971


Colour photo cover paperback in French text. Believed Second Edition. No marks or damage. 526 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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Essays on Museums

By: Flower, Sir William Henry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, 1972

Edition: Reprint of 1898 Work


Blue cloth on boards. Museum Organization. Modern Museums. Local Museums. School Museums. Boys' Museums. Booth Museum. Museum of the Royal Colllege of Surgeons of England. Biology. Anthropology. Biographical Sketches. 394 pp. View more info

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French Faience

By: Lane, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers, 1970

Edition: Second


Orange cloth on boards. No writing, but some short underlines. Large, colourful illlustrations. Text and index, 49 pp. plus 96 plates. View more info