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1 Arceneaux, Marc >> 50 Years of Cars to Color, Fold and Display
San Francisco: Troubador Press; 1975 Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Timothy Gauss 
32 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 32 pages, of which 12 pages have illustrated instructions and 20 pages (10 leaves) have b/w line diagrams to be cut out and assembled (scissors, glue, colored pencils, etc, not included) ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Isbn 0912300582. Designs by Marc Arceneaux. Illustrations by Marc Arceneaux and Timothy Gauss. ; Not for children or beginners. ; Includes paper materials to build seven classic American cars, which are: 1934 Chrysler Airflow, 1940 La Salle, 1946 Pontiac Torpedo, 1951 Hudson Commodore Eight, 1964 Studebaker Avanti, 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Super Bird, 1984 Lectra. ; Covers show a touch of edgewear and a few small spots. Old pricesticker inside rear cover. No other defects. Interior is clean. Nothing cut out or colored in. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Author Unknown >> Royal Leerdam Crystal 1960 : N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam
Schiedam, Holland: N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam; 1960 Softcover Near Fine 
72 pages; Oblong 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Beautiful color glossy catalog of fine crystal made by Leerdam, Netherlands. Text, of which there is very little, is in parallel French, German, English, and Spanish. 81 b/w photos and 30 monochrome illustrations showing hundreds of items, including stemware, plates, bowls, pitchers, ashtrays, candleholders, vases, etc. ; Catalog shows 22 named patterns, which are: Boccale. Carola. Ceres. Coronet. Forta. Gilde (glad). Gilde (geslepen). Gourmet. Hora. Linia. Lyra. Narciso. Nautic. Navis. Olivia. Palma. Riflesso. Rubato. Rumba. Sylvia. Tulp. Venus. ; Covers show a touch of shelfwear. No defects. Clean, tight and square. Quite scarce. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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3 Britton, F. J. (Frederick James Britten) >> Escapements, the : Their Action, Construction and Proportion (Clocks and Watches)
Chicago: George K. Hazlitt & Company; 1895 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
66 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, no exterior lettering, tan floral-pattern endpapers, 66 pages, 21 detailed b/w diagrams with captions. ; Published in Chicago by George K. Hazlitt & Company, 1895.; Topics: Lever escapement. Cylinder escapement. Chronometer escapement. Pin pallet escapement. Pin wheel escapement. Duplex escapement. Dead beat escapement. Anchor escapement. Verge escapement. ; Very minor wear. Pages are slightly yellowed from age. No marks. (Amazonbuyers PLEASE note: their image does not match our book. Our book is blue unlettered cloth) 
Price: 23.00 USD
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4 Brunhammer, Yvonne, and Georges Vindry >> Hymne au Parfum, Deux Siecles d'Histoire dans les Arts Decoratifs et la Mode Musee des Arts : Hymn to Perfume, Two Centuries of the Decorative Art and Fashion of Perfume
Paris: Musee des Arts Decoratifs Louvre; 1990 0999876015 / 9780999876015 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
100 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; French text throughout. Tall softcover, 100 glossy pages of text, 30 b/w photos in text, plus large rear pocket containing 40 color glossy plates with captions. Plates depict antique and modern perfume bottles, perfume advertisements by great artists, etc. ; Isbn 2901422292. Addfitional material written by Henriette Touillier Feyrabend, Jean-Luc Olivie, Claudette Joannis, Fabienne Falluel, Rejane Bargiel. ; Light wear to exterior which is of uncoated white paper, and faint wrinkles to covers here and there due to unusual construction of book. All plates are present and intact, except Plate 1 has small crease to one corner not affecting text or image. Plates wrapped in two narrow paper strips which are present but creased. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Francis, Gloria A., and Artem Lozynsky >> Whitman at Auction, 1899-1972 : (Signed)
Detroit: Gale Research Company; 1978 0810309211 / 9780810309210 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Earle A. Williamson 
471 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, [xxxii] + 471 pages, facsimile documents on endpapers, index, 2 appendixes, numerous b/w facsimile illustrations, 42 auction catalogs from 1899 to 1872 reprinted, with prices realized added in margins, as issued. Front blank page warmly inscribed and SIGNED by Charles Feinberg (co-author) and dated July 1st, 1985. ; Memorabilia of the great poet Walt Whitman. Intro and one appendix by Charles Feinberg. Photos by Earle A. Williamson. Copyright by Matthew J. Bruccoli and C. E. Frazer Clark, Jr. First printing stated. ; No jacket, as issued. No marks apart from inscription and autograph. Only a whisper of shelfwear. Scarce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Garrison, Susan Ann >> Raggedy Ann and Andy Family Album, The
West Chester, Pa: Schiffer Publishing; 1989 0887401783 / 9780887401787 First Edition Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Gwen Daniels 
144 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, tan pictorial covers, 144 glossy pages, bibliography, value guide, over 250 high-quality full-color photos with detailed captions. ; Tons of fascinating info on collectible dolls; also has chapter on Raggedy Ann & Andy books, toys and other accessories. ; Light bump to upper rear tip. Spine slightly faded but quite readable. No other flaws. ; Item laid in: Photocopy of story of pair of circa 1915 Raggedy Ann & Andy dolls sold for high auction price in 1991, with image. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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7 Grabowska, Janina >> Polish Amber
Warsaw, Poland: Interpress Publishers; 1983 8322319851 / 9788322319857 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
152 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; ENGLISH text throughout. Tall hardcover, beautiful gray cloth, gold lettering, green illustrated endpapers, 152 pages, being 40 pages of text (with 9 b/w illustrations) + 112 high-gloss pages with 161 stunning high-quality full-color photos showing ancient and modern objects, jewelry, beads, crosses, ornate boxes, etc, made of amber, with captions. ; Pubilshed in Warsaw by Interpress Publishers, 1983. English translation by Emma Harris. Photos by Janina Gardzielewska and Janusz Korpal. ; No defects to book. Jacket has the usual small closed tears at tips. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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8 Herrmann, Emil >> Two Famous Violins, History and Description of Two Masterpieces by Antonius Stradivarius : King Maximilian from the Year 1709 and Prince Khevenhuller from the Year 1733, in the Possession of Emil Herrmann
N. Y. : Emil Herrmann; 1929 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
54 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, tan leather spine and tips, white textured boards, gilt lettering, [iv] + 35 pages of text and facsimiles + 2 b/w glossy plates + 6 color glossy plates with tissue guards, being three views of each violin. ; Published in Berlin and New York by Emil Herrmann. Limited edition of 200 in German and 200 in English, stated. This is Number 132 of the English Edition, numbered and initialed in pen by author. ; Almost no wear. No marks or major defects. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 180.00 USD
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9 Howe, Walter J. >> Professional Gunsmithing : A Textbook on the Repair and Alteration of Firearms, with Detailed Notes and Suggestions Relative to the Equipment and Operation of a Commercial Gunshop
Georgetown, S. C. : Small Arms Technical Publishing Company; 1946 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by John B. Moll Jr. 
543 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue-green buckram cloth, gold lettering, [ix] + 524 + 10 pages, index, bibliography, appendixes, 104 b/w figures and diagrams, 17 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. ; Copyright by Thomas G. Samworth. Illustrations by John B. Moll Jr. Frontispiece illustrations by Gayle Hoskins. ; Topics include: Setting up a gun shop. Special tools. Cleaning actions. Removing bore obstructions. Small repairs. Mounting sights. Revolver repairs. Automatic pistol repairs. Rifle repairs. Grinding. Polishing. Blueing. More. ; A few very small spots to fore-edge. Otherwise book shows hardly any signs of use. ; Samworth Firearms Books Series 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Jensen, Phil >> Bulletin, The, International Association of Automotive Modelers, Lot of 8 Issues : Volume 17, Number 1, Jan-Feb 1967 to Vol-17, No-6, Nov-Dec 1967 ; Plus Vol-15, No-5, Sep-Oct 1966
Newport News, Va: IAAM: International Association of Automotive Modelers; 1967 Softcover Near Fine 
4to (11") 28cm; Newsletter-style publication. Each issue hole-punched and placed in loose-leaf binder by subscriber. ; 12 to 20 pages per issue, plus front and rear covers. Numerous b/w photos and line drawings, several fold-out illustrations. ; This lot from collection of Peter Foss, founder and vice president, Toy Car Collectors Club, author of several articles. Also includes original carbons of 7 hand-written pages of draft article by same, dated 1968. ; No defects apart from minor edgewear, tiny holes from removed staples. Binder worn but intact. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 Kaduck, John M. >> Rare and Expensive Postcards : A Price Guide
Des Moines, Ia: Wallace-Homestead Book Company; 1974 0870690876 / 9780870690877 First Edition Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Otto Schutte 
88 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall green softcover, 88 pages, index, appendix, 955 collectible antique American postcards shown in b/w photos, grouped by series and type, with current (1974) values. Some nudes. ; 1st edition, 1974, stated. Photos by Otto Schutte. ; Light exterior wear, including three very light crosscracks to spine. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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12 Kapoun, Robert W. and Charles J. Lohrmann >> Language of the Robe : American Indian Trade Blankets
Salt Lake City: Gibbs-Smith Publisher; 1992 0879054689 / 9780879054687 Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
192 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, [xii] + 180 glossy pages, bibliography, over 300 photos including several historical b/w photos and over 200 blankets shows in full color, with detailed captions. ; Foreword by Patrick T. Houlihan. Additional chapters by Rain Parrish, Luther Standing Bear, others. Includes info on native handmade blankets as wells as collector blankets made by Pendleton and other blanket mills in 1940s and earlier. ; Owner taped seller's name and address on a clipping to front endpaper, and dated it. No other defects to book. Jacket is pristine. ; Items laid in: 1) You Asked about the Navajo, 70-page booklet, 1948. 2) clipping about paintings left by primitive man at Big Hill, Illinois, 1983. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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13 Keister, Douglas >> Teardrops and Tiny Trailers
Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, Publisher; 2011 1423602749 / 9781423602743 Fifth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
160 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Square hardcover, silver-toned boards, pink illustrated endpapers, 160 pages, list of resources, tons of full-colors photos with detailed text. Glossy throughout. ; Copyright 2008. This is 5th printing, 2011. Photos by author. ; A wonderful book filled with high-quality photos of North American teardrop trailers (small hatchback trailers with small kitchens and tiny bedrooms) and other types of tiny trailers and the often tiny cars that haul them. Many show fabulous vintage and antique trailers and cars. Includes chapter on British tiny trailers. ; One small spot to jacket. No other defects. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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14 Pain, Howard >> Heritage of Upper Canadian Furniture, the : (Ontario, Canada) a Study in the Survival of Formal and Vernacular Styles from Britain, America and Europe, 1780-1900
Etobicoke, Ontario: Prospero Books; 1997 0919493394 / 9780919493391 Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
548 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall heavy hardcover, brown pictorial boards, brown endpapers, 548 glossy pages, index, bibliography, glossary, endnotes, 1347 items shown in high-quality photos and described in detail. Many photos in full color. ; Copyright 1984. This edition 1997. Foreword by Dean A. Fales Jr. Introduction by William Kilbourn. ; Simply gorgeous, one of the best books on antique furniture ever published, and the only comprehensive overview of antique furniture of Upper Canada (Ontario) published in recent memory. ; Gift note penned on half title. Otherwise book and jacket show only a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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15 Penny, Clifford >> Fascination of Marquetry, The
N. Y. : D. Van Nostrand Company; 1955 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
93 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, tan boards, 93 pages, appendix, over two dozen b/w line diagrams in text, 4 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; 1955. Written by Clifford Penny, secretary, London Area Chapter, Marquetry Society. ; The art of veneering and inlaying decorative layers of wood, in pices of different shapes and colors, to enhance the beauty of furniture, floors, or objects of art. ; Book shows only a touch of wear, small dampstain affecting only the lower tips of final 3 leaves. Jacket rubbed, small closed tear near crown. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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16 Russell, Ray M., and Ronny J. Coleman >> Fire Truck Toys for Men and Boys, Volume 2 : (Volume II)
San Clemente, Calif: Phenix Technology; 1982 Softcover Fair 
180 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, red covers, list of dealers, hundreds of b/w photos with detailed captions, 6 photos in full color. Glossy throughout. ; Isbn 0910105014. Covers toy fire engines, rescue vehicles, firemen, as well as collectible helmets. Authored by two collectors who happen to manufacture fire fighting helmets. ; We have graded this book only Fair. Both covers edgeworn. Inside front cover, front b/w photo of Jonathan Winters, inside rear cover, and last page (blank table to list your toys) are all affected by juvenile scribbles. Rear cover has long closed tear neatly repaired with masking tape. Binding is intact. Sold as is. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Spillman, Jane Shadel >> Elegant Epergne, the : From the Bunny and Charles Koppelman Collection
N. Y. : Harry N. Abrams; 1995 0810932636 / 9780810932630 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Trudy Schlachter 
144 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, green cloth, 144 glossy pages, endnotes, footnotes, bibliographies, several b/w illustrations, 83 spectacular full-color photos with captions. ; Co-authored by Susan S. Hermanos and Gregory A. Kuharic. Brief glossaries by Gay LeClaire Taylor and Janet Zapata. ; History of decorative glass centerpieces of 18th-20th century, with prime examples. ; No discernable wear to book or jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Ulio, James Alexander >> Land Mines and Booby Traps : War Department Field Manual FM 5-31
Washington, D. C. : Government Printing Office; 1943 Softcover Good+ 
8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, tan covers, hole-punched and bound with cord, as issued. Thirteen chapters. No page numbers, as issued. About 400 pages in total. Over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. ; Book dated 1 November 1943. First supplement, 24 pages, 2copies, dated 8 May 1944. Second supplement, 10 pages, dated 11 July 1944. ; No author listed. Attributed to Maj. Gen. James Alexander Ulio. Restricted stated. ; Topics include: American mine-field laying. Mines and fuzes. Mine-field breaching and clearance. British mines and tactics. Russian mines and tactics. French mines and tactics. German. Hungarian. Italian. Japanese. More. ; These items are from the estate of Lt. Alan R. Blackmar, 93rd Chemical Battalion, who marked his name or initials on front of each one. They appear to have been used in the field: exteriors are moderately worn, lightly spotted. Interior pages are clean and intact. Bindings are tight. ; Army Field Manual FM 5 Series; Vol. 31 
Price: 45.00 USD
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