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Image for The Grand Tour: 1982-1983 (Harrah's Automobile Collection)

The Grand Tour: 1982-1983 (Harrah's Automobile Collection)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Classic Car Tours Inc.: 1982

Seller ID: 2206928

Condition: Near Fine


Very faintly toned. 1982 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. Includes color illustrations. Harrah's collection, the world's largest and most complete, features more than 1,000 vehicles, each in fine original condition or precisely restored. The National Automobile Museum, located just south of the Truckee River in Reno, Nevada, displays historic automobiles from the late 19th century and from throughout the 20th. Most of the vehicles displayed are from the collection of the late casino owner William F. Harrah, and so the museum is sometimes referred to as The Harrah Collection. The museum opened in 1989.... View more info

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Instruction Manual for AKS - 762 Caliber 7.62 x 39mm

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 1688046

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 10 pp. Stapled binding. A brief overview of the use and maintenance of the AKS - 762 Caliber 7.62 x 39mm, with several photographs. View more info

Image for Horton's Antique Clocks: Silent Auction, July 1998

Horton's Antique Clocks: Silent Auction, July 1998

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Horton's Antique Clocks: 1998

Seller ID: 2206923

Condition: Near Fine


Top corner very lightly bumped, pages very faintly toned. 1998 Stapled Binding. 71 pp. Horton's Antique Clocks: Silent Auction, July 1998. Includes black-and-white illustrations with lot numbers and descriptions. View more info

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Horton's Antique Clocks: Silent Auction, February 2000

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Horton's Antique Clocks: 2000

Seller ID: 2206924

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor tear to spine-head and spine-base. 2000 Stapled Binding. 108 pp. Horton's Antique Clocks: Silent Auction, February 2000. Includes color illustrations with lot numbers and descriptions. View more info

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Fine Clocks, Scientific Instruments, Watches and Wristwatches: Christie's New York, Thursday, October 27, 1988

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Christie's New York: 1988

Seller ID: 2206925

Condition: Near Fine


Light smudge to rear wrapper. 1988 Soft Cover. 153 pp. Fine Clocks, Scientific Instruments, Watches and Wristwatches: Christie's New York, Thursday, October 27, 1988. Includes black-and-white and color illustrations with lot numbers and descriptions. View more info

Image for The Andy Warhol Collection Jewelry and Watches, Part II: Sotheby's, New York, Sunday, December 4, 1988

The Andy Warhol Collection Jewelry and Watches, Part II: Sotheby's, New York, Sunday, December 4, 1988

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sotheby's New York: 1988

Seller ID: 2206926

Condition: Very Good


Bottom corner of rear wrapper lightly chewed. 1988 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. The Andy Warhol Collection Jewelry and Watches, Part II: Sotheby's, New York, Sunday, December 4, 1988. Includes black-and-white and color illustrations with lot numbers and descriptions. View more info

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Watch Makers Tables

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The American Jeweler: 1911

Seller ID: 2207035

ISBN: 1332242286

Condition: Good


Wrappers stained, stain to title page, pages lightly toned. 1911 Soft Cover. 71 pp. A collection of useful information concerning the teeth of wheels and pinions; the trains of watches and clocks; lengths of pendulums; quick methods of regulation; methods of finding the number of teeth in missing wheels, etc. KEYWORDS: ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES REFERENCE CLOCKS WATCHES WATCH MAKERS TABLES View more info

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The Hamilton Watch: The Watch of Railroad Accuracy

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamilton Watches: 1924

Seller ID: 2207448

Condition: Fair


No publisher date (circa 1920s), large stain to pages and rear wrapper, one inch surface tear to multiple pages which obscures text in some places. 1924 Soft Cover. 35 pp.  KEYWORDS: HAMILTON WATCH RAILROAD RAILWAYS TRANSPORTATION REFERENCE ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES CLOCKS View more info

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Bulova Self-Winding Watches

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bulova Watch Company, Inc.: 1950

Seller ID: 2262068

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1950 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 31 pp. The functioning, disassembly and assembly of Bulova self-winding watches with self-winding parts index and illustrations. View more info

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The Confederate Brass-Framed Colt & Whitney

By: Albaugh, William A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William A. Albaugh and Edward N. Simmons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271018

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebound as a hardcover with original front wrapper bound in. Three Confederate bills mounted on front endpaper and wrapper, small Georgia gun repair shop sticker on front wrapper corner, map of downtown Atlanta mounted on front endpaper, owner bookplate on front endpaper, call numbers on spine but no other library marks. 1955 Hard Cover. [vii], 105 pp. A history of a famous and collectible revolver that was manufactured in Georgia and used by the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Illustrated with photographs of surviving examples, parts, a drawing of a Confederate sword... View more info

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Sewing for Twentieth Century Dolls

By: Anderton, Johana Gast

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Trojan Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262964

ISBN: 0891610073

Condition: Very Good


First edition. One inch tear along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Pages lightly toned. 1972 Large Hardcover. 265 pp. CONTENTS: Frontpiece; What the Copyright Means; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Tips on Sewing for Dolls; Making Patters from This Book; Fitting Patterns to Your Doll; Hats and Other Accessories; Bodies; Stockings and Shoes; The 1900's; The 1910's; The 1920's; The 1930's; The 1940's; The 1950's; The 1960's; Entering the 1970's; Sources; Index; Backplate. View more info

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All Dolls are Collectible

By: Angione, Genevieve; Whorton, Judith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1977

Seller ID: 2199965

ISBN: 0517531828

Condition: Good


Bookplate to front endpaper, pages toned. A few small tears to jacket, jacket toned. 1977 Hard Cover. 207 pp. A guide to dolls. Includes 400 black-and-white illustrations, 32 pages of full color. View more info

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The Story of the Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula

By: Ashely, Frederick W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1932

Seller ID: 2299140

Condition: Very Good


#421 of 485. No jacket. Spine head and spine base rubbed, ink stamp on front free endpaper, adhesive residue on rear endpapers. 1932 Hard Cover. 50 pp. An address delivered before the eleventh annual conference on printing education at a session in The Coolidge Auditorium Library of Congress Monday evening, June 27, 1932. The Vollbehr Collection, stated George Parker Winship of the Harvard Library shortly before its purchase by act of Congress in 1930, is representative, to an amazing degree, of every sort of publication which came from the fifteenth century presses. The collection contains in... View more info

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New England Clocks at Old Sturbridge Village. The J. Cheney Wells Collection (Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, No. 4).

By: Avery, Amos G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Old Sturbridge Village: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2292303

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Spine slightly toned. 1966 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. On the following pages are pictured a few of the New England clocks collected over the years by Mr. Wells and now among the collections of Old Sturbridge Village. View more info

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John F. Kennedy: Scrimshaw Collector

By: Barnes, Clare

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276053

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly toned, related news articles laid in, Hawaiian dealer sticker on rear jacket flap. 1969 Large Hardcover. 129, [3] pp. A description of President John F. Kennedy's scrimshaw collection, with color photographs. The thirty-seven piece Kennedy collection was confined to pieces etched with portraits of naval heroes and American statesmen, sailing ships, whale hunting, national monuments and the like. One modern piece done by one of the few remaining scrimshaw artists was of the Presidential Seal. Intended as a present from Mrs. Kennedy for the Christmas of 1963, it was placed by the ... View more info

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Relics and Reproductions: Identifying Reproduction and Altered Ancient American Artifacts

By: Bennett, James R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Homestead Publishing Company: 2003

Seller ID: 2281642

ISBN: 097295600X

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. Over 900 color photos. Whether you are new to the relic collecting hobby or a long time artifact collector, you are sure to find helpful tips as well as detailed insight into the scientific approach to building a fake-free collection. Look what's inside: building a clean collection; microscopic evaluation; using ultraviolet light; identifying rechipping; ancient vs. modern damage; identifying restoration; altered stone relics; fake surface patination; fake slate artifacts; spotting modern grinding. View more info

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The Watch & Clock Makers' Handbook: Dictionary and Guide

By: Britten, F.J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: E. & F.N. Spon: 1922

Seller ID: 2206817

Condition: Very Good


One-inch tear to cloth along spine-base, a few light spots to rear board, ink name to front endpaper, one-inch tear to page edge of pages 5-6 which does not obscure text. 1922 Hard Cover. 504, [6] pp. The Watch and Clock Makers’ Handbook, Dictionary, and Guide is an important resource for hobbyists, artists, antique dealers, history buffs, students, and horologists—amateur and professional alike. View more info

The Story of the Christmas Card

By: Buday, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Odhams Books Limited: 1937

Seller ID: 2299620

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine lightly rubbed, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. 43 pp. An illustrated history of Christmas cards. View more info

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A Sleepy Hollow Restorations Portfolio

By: Butler, Joseph T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Antiques Magazine: 1958

Seller ID: 2267984

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa mid-1900's), creased across middle, faint smudge to rear wrapper. 1958 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Reprinted from Antiques Magazine. CONTENTS: The Family Furniture at Van Cortlandt Manor; Chinese Porcelain Figures of Westerners; American Mid-Victorian Outdoor Furniture; A Case Study in Nineteenth-Century Color: Redecorating at Sunnyside; History in Houses: Sunnyside at Tarrytown, New York. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

The George Washington Collection: Fine and Decorative Arts at Mount Vernon

By: Cadou, Carol Borchert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon Ladies' Association / Hudson Hills Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2299939

ISBN: 1555952682

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, For Carol--A fellow explorer of American history--with the hope that this window into George Washington inspires your continual good wishes--All best wishes, Carol B. Cadou. Page ridge faintly foxed, ink gift note on front free endpaper verso. 2006 Large Hardcover. 303 pp. Mount Vernon, George Washington's private residence for more than forty years, is one of the most recogniz-able great homes in the United States and one of the nation's first efforts in historic preservation. The George Washington Collection: Fine and Decorative Arts at Mount... View more info

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The Old English Master Clockmakers and Their Clocks, 1670-1820

By: Cescinksy, Herbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The New England Publishing Company: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2207029

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, page ridges faintly foxed. 1975 Hard Cover. 182 pp. This fascinating work on English Clocks and Clockmakers is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the horologists bookshelf. Illustrated with full and text drawings. Contents Include: Time and Timekeepers; Time and the Pendulum; Trains and Escapements; The Clockmakers' Company; Brass Lantern Clocks; Clock Dials; The Development of Grandfather Clock Cases; Renowned Clock Makers; The Holes in the Back of a Grandfather Clock; Mantel or Table Clocks; The Collecting of Clocks; The Later Phases of English Clocks; Glossary of Terms used ... View more info

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The Old English Master Clockmakers and Their Clocks, 1670-1820

By: Cescinksy, Herbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299592

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light stains to jacket spine and jacket front panel, small chips to jacket spine head and spine base. Ink name and address on front free endpaper. 1938 Hard Cover. xii, 182 pp. This fascinating work on English Clocks and Clockmakers is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the horologists bookshelf. Illustrated with full and text drawings. Contents Include: Time and Timekeepers; Time and the Pendulum; Trains and Escapements; The Clockmakers' Company; Brass Lantern Clocks; Clock Dials; The Development of Grandfather Clock Cases; Renowned Clock Makers; The Holes in the Back of a... View more info

Image for From Out of the Past: Catalogue of Historical Objects, Portraits, Relics, Etc. from Nos. 1 to 1000 in the Onondaga Historical Association Building, 311 Montgomery St, Syracuse, N.Y.

From Out of the Past: Catalogue of Historical Objects, Portraits, Relics, Etc. from Nos. 1 to 1000 in the Onondaga Historical Association Building, 311 Montgomery St, Syracuse, N.Y.

By: Chase, Franklin H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Dehler Press, Syracuse: 1930

Seller ID: 1771270

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1930 Stapled Binding. 132 pp. Original wrappers. A detailed list of one thousand historical artifacts in the possession of the Onondaga Historical Association at the time of publication. Useful for tracing provenance. View more info

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Lehmann Toys: The History of E.P. Lehmann--1881-1981

By: Cieslik, Jurgen & Marianne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Cavendish Books: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2194703

ISBN: 0904568407

Condition: Near Fine


Dent in front cover along left top edge near spine. 1982 Large Hardcover. 220 pp. In the world of Tin Toys, the products of E.P. Lehmann have formed a distinctive sub-group both from the point of view of subject and style. They represent all that was great in German toys in both form and movement. This superbly researched and illustrated book compiled with the close co-operation of the Lehmann company, sets new standards in 'one-make' toy histories. The authors are fortunate in having been able to deal in facts rather than conjecture and give some fascinating insights into the birth of the gre... View more info

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Collector's Encyclopedia of Toys-Banks, with Price Guide

By: Cranmer, Don

Price: $7.00

Publisher: L-W Promotions: 1976

Seller ID: 2296540

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to wrappers, light stain along bottom edge. 1976 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 108 pp. Book show 107 antique mechanical toy banks, 570 non-moving toy banks, 84 toy soldiers of lead and tin, 16 slush-cast toy vehicles, 241 cast-iron toy vehicles, 281 tin vehicles and wind-up toys. View more info

Image for Cast Iron and Tin Toys of Yesterday, with Price Guide

Cast Iron and Tin Toys of Yesterday, with Price Guide

By: Cranmer, Don

Price: $7.00

Publisher: L-W Promotions: 1976

Seller ID: 2296541

Condition: Very Good


Multiple smudges on wrappers. 1976 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 108 pp. Shown are sections on various iron toys, tin wind-ups, heavy gauge metal trucks and cars plus a lot of miscellaneous. View more info

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Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money

By: Cuhaj, George S.; Brandimore, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Krause Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 2285500

ISBN: 089689939X

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on bottom page ridge. 2009 Trade Paperback. 432 pp. As prices and popularity of the paper money market continues to grow, this one-of-a-kind guide keeps up with the times, and keeps collectors informed.The only all-encompassing U.S. paper money guide with up-to-date market prices and full-color photos, this book covers all angles. From pre-Civil War certificates to notes issued within the last couple years, this go-to-guide has all the pricing, identifying data and detailed photos collectors need. View more info

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Pocket Book of British Ceramic Marks: Including Index to Registered Designs 1842-83

By: Cushion, J.P.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1994

Seller ID: 2206936

ISBN: 0571163645

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, surface tear to rear wrapper. 1994 Small Softcover. xvi, 529 pp. Includes approximately 2350 main entries and 3250 subsidiary entries in the important Index to Registered Designs 1842-83, bringing the coverage up to 1990. For quick reference, it has been recast in strict alphabetical order. KEYWORDS: ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES REFERENCE BRITISH CERAMIC MARKS View more info

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Red Coat and Brown Bess (Historical Arms Series, No. 12)

By: Darling, Anthony D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Museum Restoration Service: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2298341

ISBN: 0919316123

Condition: Near Fine


Minor sticker adhesive on rear wrapper. 1993 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. The musket carried by the British army in the years preceding and following the Revolution are described, identified and illustrated. The organization of the British army, a complete roster of the regiments which served in America and the battles in which they fought provide extremely valuable information. View more info

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Sears, Roebuck and Co. Consumers Guide: Fall 1900

By: DBI Books

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DBI Books: 1970

Seller ID: 2275789

ISBN: 0695802046

Condition: Very Good


Pages toned, first few pages lightly foxed. 1970 Trade Paperback. 1970 reproduction of Fall 1900 Sears catalog. View more info