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Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. Auction Catalog

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 003569


Original grey card covers printed in red. English and French Furniture and Decorations together with Mrs. John A. Bohnsack's Collection of Costume Dolls. Dec. 17, 18, and 19, 1952. Previous owner's name at top of front cover. No other writing. 750 items. Several photos. 121 pp. View more info

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Howard W. Sams Photofact Service Book (1950) Sets 81-90

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Howard W. Sams: 1950

Seller ID: 006983


Original black composition on board binder (Standish Quick Action Binder). Dozens of TVs from 1950 with drawings and specifications complete with part numbers. Example: Automatic Model TV P490 is Folder 3 of Set 81. In this folder alone there are over 20 pp. of diagrams and information pn the P490. The next item, Folder 4 of Set 81 is on the Brush Soundmirror tape recorder, and after that is a Crosley Model 9422M console TV, Folder 6 of Set 81. And, there are 4 more... 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

Seller ID: 010571


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

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New Brunswick Museum; Annual Report 1985-1986

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1987

Seller ID: 010591


Colour covers on stapled booklet of 47 pp. No marks or damage. Text in French and English. Some full-page b/w illustrations inside. Old map of New France in colour on rear cover. View more info

Practical Collecting

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited:

Seller ID: 012720


No information as to author is given. Date of writing is 1920. Page edges are heavily spotted with foxing. The author begins a discussion on furnishing a hall with an attack on the combined hat rack- umbrella stand. The dining room described has no comfortable chairs. The drawing room is renamed sitting room. It contains a grandfather clock, a bookcase of 300 books, a Bible box on a stand, a "cricket " or tea table, and a Chippendale mirror over the fireplace. Th... View more info

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Nineteenth Century English Pottery and Porcelain

By: Bemrose, Geoffrey

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1952

Edition: First Published in 1952 (mcmlii)

Seller ID: 006783


Original purple cloth on boards. DJ worn and chipped along head. No writing or other damage. Dishes, busts, and figures in various materials. Some photos in colour. Country Potteries, Peasant Earthenware, Earthenwares, Parian Ware, Blue-printed and Other Transfer-printed Pottery, Porcelain, The Great Exhibitions, Mintons, Close of the Century, Marks, A Short Bibliography, Index. 57 pp. text and Index plus 96 plates. View more info

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The Canadian Numismatic Association; A Half Century of Advancement in Numismatics

By: Clute, Stanley H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barrie, ON, Canadian Numismatic Association: 1999

Seller ID: 008877


Original dark blue faux leather on boards. No writing or damage. A record of the first fifty years of the association of collectors of coins, tokens, medals, and paper money. 148 pp. View more info

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Antique Collector's Dictionary

By: Cowie, Donald/ Henshaw, Keith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Info Books: 1978

Seller ID: 011930


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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Tamped Clay and Saltmarsh Hay; Artifacts of New Brunswick

By: Cunningham, Robert and Prince, John B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1976

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007056


Original tan and brown illustrated softcover. ISBN 0-88790-083-6. This is definitely "a readable book packed with dependable and useful information" - Back cover. Any dealer, collector, or student of historic furnishings, tools, or glassware will revel in this book and is bound to learn something from it ! 280 pp. View more info

Oriental Rugs and Carpets; A Comprehensive Study

By: Dilley, Arthur Urbane/ Dimand, Maurice S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1959

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 012733


289 pp. of rugs and carpets, some in color. Gift note. Price-clipped DJ chipped all round. Lower right corner shows slight wrinkling due to moisture. 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)

Seller ID: 010596


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

The Epicurean Collector; Exploring the World of Culinary Antiques

By: Dunne, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Bulfinch Press/ Little, Brown & Co.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012236


Gold cloth on boards. DJ has one 2-inch tear at bottom edge. Superior layout of text and photographs of antique cookware. A challenge to refine one's attitudes toward both cooking and collecting. Almost a one-of-a-kind book. 180 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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House & Garden's Complete Guide to Interior Decoration

By: Editors of House and Garden

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Simon and Schuster: 1953

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 005519


Original black paper boards. DJ corner-clipped and taped to boards. Clear plastic jacket. Valuable reference for movie or live theatre sets featuring interiors in the 50's, whether traditional or modern. Library bookplate, discard stamp, card envelope, etc. Very informative description/illustration of various styles and periods. 319 pp. This heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Matchlock to Machine Gun

By: Elliot, Robert S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B./ Fredericton, N.B., New Brunswick Museum/ Brunswick Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012497


The firearms collection of the New Brunswick Museum. Selected bibliography. 64 pp. View more info

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Mobel Und Raumkunst in England 1680-1800

By: Ellwood, G.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Julius Hoffmann:

Edition: Vierte Auglage (Fourth Edition)

Seller ID: 006982


Original green paper boards. Text in German. Many large b/w photos of furniture and room settings. Three small edge tears in DJ. Heavy book will need extra postage. 201 pp. View more info

Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares; Poterie Portneuf et Autres Vaisselles Anciennes

By: Finlayson, R. W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Longman Canada Limited: 1972

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012240


Beige cloth on boards. DuplicateText in English and French. No marks or writing. DJ has seven very small edge tears and one 3-inch edge tear. 134 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. 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

Seller ID: 011580


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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Silver; History and Design

By: Glanville, Philippa (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011248


Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Another fine reprint by Harry Abrams. 144 pp. with index. View more info

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The Museum Called Canada

By: Gray, Earle

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Random House Canada: 2004

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 007405


Original brown paper boards. A "museum" of 25 rooms, from Entry Hall to Earth and Sky Atrium, tracing Canada's history through a number of artifacts, written, drawn, carved, or otherwise created, and described in detail. Heavy book will need extra postage. 705 pp. plus Acknowledgements and Index. Previous owner's bookplate, with no other writing and no damage. ISBN 0-679-31220-X. 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

Seller ID: 002308


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