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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.K... 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 Oriental Art, Jade & Other Carvings: Bronzes, Ceramics, Snuff Bottles, Ivory Carvings, Lacquer Furniture, Paintings. Estate of the Late Florence W. de Ganahl and Other Owners Including Richard M. Vaughan, Dr. Joseph F. Rock

Oriental Art, Jade & Other Carvings: Bronzes, Ceramics, Snuff Bottles, Ivory Carvings, Lacquer Furniture, Paintings. Estate of the Late Florence W. de Ganahl and Other Owners Including Richard M. Vaughan, Dr. Joseph F. Rock

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1953

Seller ID: 2206625

Condition: Good


Wrappers lightly toned and lightly bumped, faint stain to top page edges with light water damage. 1953 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Oriental Art, Jade & Other Carvings: Bronzes, Ceramics, Snuff Bottles, Ivory Carvings, Lacquer Furniture, Paintings. Estate of the Late Florence W. de Ganahl and Other Owners Including Richard M. Vaughan, Dr. Joseph F. Rock. Public Auction Sale Thursday and Friday, February 19 and 20 at 1:45 p.m. Sale Number 1412. View more info

Image for Chinese & Japanese Art, Egyptian & Other Antiquities. From the Collection of Emmanuel Gran and Property of Leo C. Collins, Dr. G.W. Kosmak & Other Owners

Chinese & Japanese Art, Egyptian & Other Antiquities. From the Collection of Emmanuel Gran and Property of Leo C. Collins, Dr. G.W. Kosmak & Other Owners

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 2206629

Condition: Very Good


Bottom edge of front wrapper toned, page ridges very faintly foxed. 1952 Stapled Binding. 80 pp. Chinese & Japanese Art, Egyptian & Other Antiquities. From the Collection of Emmanuel Gran and Property of Leo C. Collins, Dr. G.W. Kosmak & Other Owners. Public Auction Sale Thursday and Friday, May 1 and 2 at 1:45 p.m. Sale Number 1342. View more info

Image for Chinese Jades and Other Chinese and Japanese Art. Property of a Chinese Private Collector and Other Owners.

Chinese Jades and Other Chinese and Japanese Art. Property of a Chinese Private Collector and Other Owners.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 2206664

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers faintly toned, two pencil markings to front wrapper. 1951 Stapled Binding. 41 pp. Chinese Jades and Other Chinese and Japanese Art. Property of a Chinese Private Collector and Other Owners. Public Auction Sale Thursday, May 31 at 1:45 p.m. Sale Number 1261. View more info

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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

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

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

Image for Chinese and Japanese Art: Property of Mrs. Howard Back and from the Collection of Emanuel Gran and from Other Owners. Public Auction Sale, Wednesday & Thursday, March 28 and 29, at 1:45 p.m.

Chinese and Japanese Art: Property of Mrs. Howard Back and from the Collection of Emanuel Gran and from Other Owners. Public Auction Sale, Wednesday & Thursday, March 28 and 29, at 1:45 p.m.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 2266356

Condition: Fair


Wrappers lightly toned, red smudge on front wrapper, pencil doodle on second and last pages, first and last page lightly foxed, text block loose from binding. 1951 Soft Cover. 67 pp. Chinese porcelain pottery and jades, ancient Chinese bronzes, Japanese ivory carvings and Tsuba prints and paintings. Property of Mrs. Howard Back, New York. From the collection of Emanuel Gran, New York. Other owners. Public Auction Sale, March 28 and 29 at 1:45 p.m. Sale number 1237. Sales conducted by H.H. Parke, L.J. Marion, A.N. Bade, A. Nisbet, and W.A. Smyth. 1951. View more info

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The Iroquoian, Volume 27

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 2002

Seller ID: 2262606

Condition: Near Fine


Minor spot on rear wrapper. 2002 Stapled Binding. 40 pp. A publication of the Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, New York State Archeological Association. The subject of this issue is the excavation of the Joseph Smith, Sr. log cabin, located a short distance of 2 miles south of Palmyra, N.Y., off Highway 31 between Rochester and Syracuse. Joseph Smith's son Joseph Jr. is, of course the founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly referred to as the Mormon Church. 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

Image for The Confederate Brass-Framed Colt & Whitney

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

Image for The Library of the Honorable Frederick W. Lehmann, St. Louis, MO. Containing His Noteworthy Charles Dickens Collection and Equally Important First Editions of American and English Authors, Sold by His Order (Sale Number 3871)

The Library of the Honorable Frederick W. Lehmann, St. Louis, MO. Containing His Noteworthy Charles Dickens Collection and Equally Important First Editions of American and English Authors, Sold by His Order (Sale Number 3871)

By: American Art Association / Anderson Galleries

Price: $8.00

Publisher: American Art Association / Anderson Galleries: 1930

Seller ID: 2199308

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in green cloth with leather title panel on spine. Blank leaves bound in with bid card after text. Chips to some of the pages. 1930 Large Hardcover. 173 pp., plus several blank leaves. 10 x 7 3/8. Several photographs & facsimiles. Noteworthy in that prices, some with names, appear in pencil next to each item -- these appear to be the values realized at auction in 1930. 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 History of South Yorkshire Glass

By: Ashurst, Denis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Equinox Publishing: 1975

Seller ID: 1679850

Condition: Near Fine


Faintly rubbed. 1975 Trade Paperback. The first detailed study of a regional glass industry and draws together many years of archaeological and documentary research. View more info

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

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

Image for The Distinguished Collection of L. Frank Baum and Related Oziana, Including W.W. Denslow (Auction Sale Number 1118)

The Distinguished Collection of L. Frank Baum and Related Oziana, Including W.W. Denslow (Auction Sale Number 1118)

By: Baum, L. Frank; Denslow, W.W.; Schiller, Justin G.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Swann Galleries, Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 2204157

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly bumped, wrappers lightly rubbed, ink stamp to half-title page, pencil notations in margins next to each lot (most likely realized prices). 1978 Trade Paperback. Unpaginated. Auction catalog featuring descriptions of 493 items with a few illustrations in black and white published by Swann Galleries in 1978. Auction sale number 1118. Thursday, November 2, 1978 at 10:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. CONTENTS: Preface, by Martin Gardner; Introduction, by Justin G. Schiller; L. Frank Baum, Royal Historian of Oz and other Territories; Other Chronicles and Imperial Illustrations: W.W. Denslow - Ru... View more info

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Delftware (Collectors' Pieces)

By: Bedford, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Walker: 1968

Seller ID: 1651607

Condition: Near Fine


1968 Hard Cover. 64 pp. One of seventeen handbooks in the COLLECTORS' PIECES series, intended for the reader who has limited knowledge of the subject, perhaps culled from visits to museums, but who may be encouraged to start a collection of the less expensive pieces. Each volume deals with the subject historically & biographically, & explains the processes of manufacture in simple terms. 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

Image for Early Duncan Glassware: Geo. Duncan & Sons, 1874-1892 - A Comprehensive Study of One Firm, Its History, Its Products, and the Times

Early Duncan Glassware: Geo. Duncan & Sons, 1874-1892 - A Comprehensive Study of One Firm, Its History, Its Products, and the Times

By: Bredehoft, Neila M.; Fogg, George A.; Maloney, Francis C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: George A. Fogg: 1987

Seller ID: 2196845

Condition: Near Fine


Price guide laid in. 1987 Large Hardcover. 176 pp. Images and descriptions of numerous varieties of Duncan glassware.KEYWORDS: GLASS COLLECTIBLES GLASSWARE View more info

Image for Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers. Being an Historical and Descriptive Account of the Different Styles of Clocks and Watches of the Past, in England and Abroad, to which is Added a List of Eight Thousand Makers

Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers. Being an Historical and Descriptive Account of the Different Styles of Clocks and Watches of the Past, in England and Abroad, to which is Added a List of Eight Thousand Makers

By: Britten, F. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chas. Scribners' Sons: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291425

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Front hinge starting, ink gift note on half-title page. 1899 Hard Cover. viii, 500 pp. Maroon boards. Gilt titles on spine and on front board. Top page ridge gilt. With four hundred illustrations, many from photographs. 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

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John M. Browning, American Gunmaker: An Illustrated Biography of the Man and His Guns

By: Browning, John [M.]; Gentry, Curt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290920

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket a bit rubbed with minor chip from spine base, sticker removal mark on jacket spine. 1964 Hard Cover. ix, [1], 323, [3] pp. 8vo. A memoir of the life and career of one of America's most well-known gun manufacturers, credited with the development of modern semi-automatic and automatic weapons, and with improvements to other designs and technologies. This book also includes a large chapter (over 80 pages) entirely on Browning's guns. Black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout, notes, bibliography, and index follow text. 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

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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