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American Furniture and Decoration Colonial and Federal

By: Holloway, Edward Stratton

Price: $20.00 USD

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

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008298

Condition: Very Good


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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Museums Association; Report of Proceedings; Tenth Annual General Meeting; 1899

By: Howarth, E.. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Dulau & Co.: 1900

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010708

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Interior very good and clean. Covers spotted and faded. Proceedings of the second 10-year meeting of the Museum Association in Brighton, reporting 64 members. Papers included: Natural History; School Children; Insect Case; Living Plants; Archaeological Evidences; Marine Animals; Birds; Art Student; and Mappin Art Gallery. 148 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Early American Rooms

By: Kettell, Russel Hawes (Ed.)

Price: $30.00 USD

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

Edition: Dover Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 011717

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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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French Faience

By: Lane, Arthur

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1970

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 010363

Condition: Good Plus


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

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Guide to Marks on Early Canadian Silver; 18th and 19th Centuries

By: Langdon, John E.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1968

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009291

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards, lettered in silver. Foreword. Marks of Canadian Silversmiths. Supplement; Punch Marks of Robert Henderey and Henderey and Leslie (Punches now in the possession of Henry Birks & Son, Montreal). 104 pp. View more info

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Encyclopedie Des Antiquites Du Quebec

By: Lessard, Michel and Marquis, Huguette

Price: $20.00 USD

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

Seller ID: 009849

Condition: Very Good


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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Old Glass; European and American

By: Moore, N. Hudson

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Tudor Publishing Company: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006674

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Bookplate from the library of the late Huia Ryder, author and longtime associate of the New Brunswick Museum in Saint John. Gutter strain at pp. 110-111 glued to prevent separation. Book is clean and sound, otherwise. Heavy, so please allow for extra postage. 394 pp. including index. View more info

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Memories of Old Salem

By: Northend, Mary H.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard, and Company: 1917

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011343

Condition: Fair to Good


Blue cloth on boards. Extensive repairs include taped hinges and glued illustrations. Derby Street. 341 pp. View more info

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The Traditional Furniture of Outport, Newfoundland

By: Peddle, Walter W.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: St. Johns, Newfoundland, Harry Cuff Publications, Ltd.: 1983

Seller ID: 009261

Condition: Very Good


Original colour photo trade paperback. A scarce book of special interest to collectors and dealers in early Canadian furniture. Descriptive text with each photo. Previous owner's name in black marker. 198 pp. View more info

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Antique Furniture By New Brunswick Craftsmen

By: Ryder, Huia G.

Price: $30.00 USD

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

Edition: Paperback Edition (Rebound)

Seller ID: 009707

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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

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

By: Schmitz, Hermann

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth:

Seller ID: 006933

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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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Art Nouveau; Spirit of the Belle Epoque

By: Sternau, Susan A.

Price: $20.00 USD

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

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007609

Condition: Near Fine


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 pp. View more info

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Early Canadian Timekeepers

By: Varkaris, Jane and Connell, James E.

Price: $110.00 USD

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

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 010306

ISBN: 1-55046-073-0

Condition: Near Fine


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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The Attractive Home

By: Wallick, Ekin

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Carpenter-Morton Co.: 1916

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002597

Condition: Fair to Good


Original brown paper boards with pictorial pastedown. Spine very fragile, with portions of paper backstrip missing. Scribbled-out name on inside cover the only marks. Portrait front. Many bright colour lithograph plates of interiors and furnishings, with colour ads for Campbell's Varnish Stain (Rubber stamped note states that it's now called Carmote Floor Varnish), Campbell's Stain Graining Process, and Colorite. Chapters on Living Room, Window Hangings, Dining Room, Stenciling, Bedroom, Embroidery, Home-made Furniture, and How to Re-paint Old Furniture. 64 pp. View more info

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Artifacts from "A Coat of Many Colors: Two Centuries of Jewish Life in Canada"

By: Weizman, Sandra Morton

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Hull, Quebec, Canadian Museum of Civilization:

Seller ID: 012830

ISBN: 0660502879

Condition: Very Good


Now called the Canadian Museum of History. This book is printed in English and French. Laid in is a long news clipping. 133 pp. View more info