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Gas Lighting

By: Gledhill, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Shire Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 19568

ISBN: 0852635397

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial covers, 32 glossy pages, 64 b/w photos and illustrations. ; History of gas lighting with focus on lighting fixtures, burners, lamps, etc. ; Only light edgewear. No major defects. ; Shire Album Series; Vol. 65 View more info

Treatise Upon the Useful Science of Defence, a : Connecting the Small and Back-Sword, and Shewing the Affinity between Them

By: Godfrey, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Andesite Press: 2017

Seller ID: 20338

ISBN: 1376180324

Condition: Near Fine


84 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Black softcover, [x] + 66 + 8 pages, 84 total pages, catch-words throughout. ; Originally published 1748. This is a facsmimle reprint edition produced from the 1748 edition. This edition 2017. ; Topics: Theory of the sword. Practice of the small and back-sword. Characters [profiles] of the masters. Boxing. Characters [profiles] of the boxers. ; No defects to book; however, original text (reproduced here) does show a few spots and blotches. View more info

Polish Amber

By: Grabowska, Janina

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Interpress Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17302

ISBN: 8322319851

Condition: 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. ... View more info

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Black Ops Bricks : How to Build Your Own Model Military and Armored Fighting Vehicles (Lego)

By: Grant, Nick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20284

ISBN: 162914763X

Condition: Near Fine


256 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Black and gray softcover, 256 glossy pages, complete fully-illustrated instructions for building (from Lego or any similar product) eight military vehicles: Local patrol or sentry vehicle, Swallow-tail attack helicopter, Snub-nose off-roader, Desert recon vehicle, Armored transport, Backup helicopter, Mobile missile battery, Vertical take-off-and-landing fighter jet. Minimal text. ; 1st printing, 2014, stated. One of the best unauthorized L... View more info

How to Mend Broken or Discolored China : (Signed)

By: Gray, Grace B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grace B. Gray;: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15218

Condition: Very Good+


26 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; White softxcover, blue plastic comb binding, color photo cover, 26 pages, index, 4 b/w photos. Inside front cover SIGNED by author. ; Authored by expert china painter and restorer. Foreword by Nancy Carrigan Lonnegan. ; Topics include: Touching up gold, silver, platinum, and china paint. Mending with epoxy. Filling in chips. Replacing knobs, handles, legs. Replacing missing parts with porcelain slips and ground porcelain. Mending figurines... View more info

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Household Sewing Machine, the : For Household Purposes, Manufacturing and Export, 1887

By: Household

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Household Sewing Machine Company: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16711

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small softcover booklet (3.75 x 6 inches) (98 x150 mm) 16 pages including covers, 11 b/w engravings of cabinet-style sewing machines (image shows pages 10-11) with specs, original retailprices, testimonials, etc. ; The Household Sewing Machine Company, also known as HSM Co, was an arm of the Providence [Rhode Island] Tool Company which manufactured sewing machines from about 1882 to 1903. Engravings by W. Shea of Chicago. Sales agent Thomas... View more info

Three Centuries of English Domestic Silver : 1500 - 1820

By: Hughes, G. Bernard, and Therle Hughes

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger Publishers: 1968

Seller ID: 20684

ISBN: 0718809262

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


248 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, 248 pages, index, 103 b/w line drawings in text, about 200 items shown in high-quality b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Copyright 1952. This edition 1968. ; Chapters include: Pomanders and vinaigrettes. Standishes and inkstands. Spoons. Knives. Forks and fish-servers. Casters and cruets. Table baskets. Teapots, tea kettles, and urns. Tazzas, salvers, waiters, and trays. Nefs and galleons. Candlesticks. Snuffers. Jugs. ... View more info

Early Glass of the Pittsburgh District, 1797-1890 : Exhibited at Carnegie Museum

By: Innes, Lowell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Carnegie Museum: 1949

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 18933

Condition: Very Good


56 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; White softcover booklet, 56 pages, list of exhibitors, 45 b/w photos depicting about 200 antique blown-glass and cut-glass objects including bottles, bowls, vases, platters, stemware, etc. ; Copyright 1949. This is 2nd printing (2nd edition stated) April, 1950. Foreword by Wallace Richards. Many characteristic patterns shown including argus, bellflower, thousand eye, three face, moon and star and plume, sawtooth and more. ; Covers, which e... View more info

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

By: Jensen, Phil

Price: $24.00

Publisher: IAAM: International Association of Automotive Modelers: 1967

Seller ID: 5607

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28cm; Newsletter-style publication. Each issue hole-punched and entire lot 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. ... View more info

Rare and Expensive Postcards : A Price Guide

By: Kaduck, John M. ; Illustrated by Otto Schutte

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Wallace-Homestead Book Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19722

ISBN: 0870690876

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Language of the Robe : American Indian Trade Blankets

By: Kapoun, Robert W. and Charles J. Lohrmann

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Gibbs-Smith Publisher: 1992

Seller ID: 19776

ISBN: 0879054689

Condition: 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... View more info

Lego Ninjago, Masters of Spinjitzu : Build an Adventure

By: Last, Shari, and Lisa Lanzarini

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley/DK Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 20420

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall red softcover, 48 glossy pages, parts list, illustrated throughout with full-color photos and diagrams. Several brief action-adventure scenarios described. Includes instructions for building 14 Lego ninja toys including vehicles, buildings, and a mecha (robot) warrior. ; A touch of shelfwear only. View more info

Royal Leerdam Crystal 1960 : N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam

By: Leerdam

Price: $14.00

Publisher: N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam: 1960

Seller ID: 13823

Condition: 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 (geslep... View more info

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Marklin Toy Cars and Trains : Catalog 1: 43 (Maerklin 1/43) Lot of 10 Catalogs, 1959-1972

By: Marklin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Marklin: 1959

Seller ID: 14065

Condition: Very Good+


Lot of 10 Marklin (Maerklin) toy car and train catalogs, 1959-1972. All are color glossy. ; Lot includes: 1) Marklin 100 Jahre, leaflet, 1959, pri ces in Swiss francs. 2) Marklin rassige modelle zum Spielen, zum Sammeln, zur Freude, 16 pages, German marks. 3) Marklin-Bahn HO, 64p, 1965, trains, locomotives, tracks, etc, German marks. 4) Marklin models of famous cars, 12p, 1968, English language, no pri ces. 5) Marklin Rac, 1969, poster-sized item, folded as issued, Engli... View more info

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Mattel Collezione 1971 : Sputafuoco, Scala 1:43

By: Mattel

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Mattel: 1971

Seller ID: 14078

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 32mo (4.25") 11 cm; Mattel toy car catalog, 32 pages, color glossy throughout, text in Italian, featuring sports cars, race cars, and the California series of dragsters and fantasy racers. All 1/43 scale. ; This is a 1976 authorized reprint of a 1950 catalog. Item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; Almost invisible thumb crease to front cover. No other defects. View more info

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Hot Wheels, Fastest Metal Cars in the World : 1967 International Collector's Catalog by Mattel

By: Mattel

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Mattel: 1967

Seller ID: 18174

Condition: Very Good-


28 pages; 48mo (3") 8 cm; This is the first Hot Wheels catalog to the best of our knowledge. Small oblong softcover, staple binding, glossy 28-page catalog shows the original 16 Hot Wheels in full color, plus play sets, race track sets, the Daredevil Loop and other accessories. ; In 1967, the designers at Mattel invented a new kind of wheel and axel that significantly improved a toy car's speed on a downhill track. This new line was named Hot Wheels and the rest is h... View more info

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Hot Wheels, Fastest Metal Cars in the World : 1968 Introducing the Pacesetting '69 Hot Wheels Cars and Sets

By: Mattel

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Mattel: 1967

Seller ID: 18176

Condition: Very Good-


24 pages; 48mo (3") 8 cm; This is the second annual Hot Wheels catalog to the best of our knowledge. Small oblong softcover, staple binding, glossy 24-page catalog, dated 1968, showing 28 hot Wheels including new models for 1969, plus the Hot Curves Race action set, Stunt action set, Talking Service Tower and other play sets, Daredevil Loop and other accessories. ; In 1967, the designers at Mattel invented a new kind of wheel and axel that significantly improved a to... View more info

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Mattel Hot Wheels : 1970 International Collectors Catalog, Featuring Hot Wheels Sizzlers, Gran Toros, Plus New Monogram Kits

By: Mattel

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Mattel: 1970

Seller ID: 18177

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 32mo (4.5") 12 cm; Mattel toy car catalog, 24 color glossy pages featuring Hot Wheels, race track sets, Sizzlers, Show and Go Cars, Grand Prix Cars, Spoilers, Heavyweights, Gran Toros (1/43 scale) and other series, Mongoose Snake Drag Race Set, Tune-up Tower, Rod Runner and other accessories, plus a number of kits including Snoopy and his Sopwith Camel, First Lunar Landing, and funny cars designed by Tom Daniel. ; Slight wrinkle to rear cover. No other defe... View more info

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Heisse Rader (Mattel Hot Wheels, German Edition) : Internationaler Sammlerkatalog 1971-1972, Ganz Nue, Ontario-Rennbahnen

By: Mattel

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Mattel: 1971

Seller ID: 18179

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; 32mo (4.5") 12 cm; GERMAN language throughout. Mattel toy car catalog, 32 color glossy pages featuring Hot Wheels (Heisse Räder) Spoilers, Motorcycles, Gran Toros, Rennbahn (racetracks) and more. Retailprices shown in Deutschmarks. ; Very light bump to upper tip, with small wrinkles. Dealer name (Werner H. Hahn, Stuttgart) stamped on rear in space for same. No other defects. View more info

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Mattel Hot Wheels, Toys and Hobbies : 1972 International Collectors Catalog

By: Mattel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mattel: 1972

Seller ID: 18180

Condition: Fair


24 pages; 32mo (4.5") 12 cm; Mattel toy catalog for 1972, 24 color glossy pages featuring Hot Wheels, Sizzlers, Sizzler Fat Tracks, Superstar Plane, Drivin' Gear, RRRumblers, Chopcycles, Farbs, Cool Cast, Talking Football and Talking Baseball games, Big Jim and Big Jack action figures, more. ; We have graded this item Fair. It is quite worn, with many small creases, four small areas of discoloration. One page (Hot Wheels) has several small checkmarks in ballpoint. No... View more info