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There's a Kalamazoo Factory Store Near You : Rangers, Heaters, Furnaces of Famous Quality

By: A. C. Blakeslee

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Kalamazoo Stove & Furnace Company: 1938

Seller ID: 21692

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 32 pages printed in dark brown and red, list of nearly 300 stores in Midwest, New England, NY and PA, over 150 sepia-toned photos and illustrations. ; A wonderful vintage promotionalitem for electric, gas, and coal-wood-oil cookers, ranges, ovens, washing machines, heat circulators, furnaces and air conditioners manufactured in Kalamazoo, Michigan. ; Almost no wear. Covers show a few tiny spots. No other defects. Quite scarce. View more info

Inverted Jenny, the : Mystery, Money, Mania (Stamp Collecting)

By: Amick, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Amos Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21485

ISBN: 0894870890

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


250 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, [x] + 250 pages, index, endnotes, 86 b/w photos in text, with captions. ; Blurb: 'A true story of crime, romance, corruption and greed.' Traces the history of the famous highly collectible postage stamp depicting an upside-down airplane, its collectors, forgers, re-issues, tributes, etc. ; Owner address label on front endpaper. Otherwise no defects to book or jacket. View more info

Image for Arnold Rapido, Master Catalog and Handbook, 1972 :  The Originators and Pioneers of N Gauge Small Scale Model Railroading

Arnold Rapido, Master Catalog and Handbook, 1972 : The Originators and Pioneers of N Gauge Small Scale Model Railroading

By: Arnold, K.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: K. Arnold & Company: 1972

Seller ID: 16477

Condition: Very Good-


68 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall catalog, fold-and-staple binding, 68 color glossy pages, full-color photos and diagrams of locomotives, cars, starter sets, layout sets, control panels, accessories, etc. Includes several historical b/w and color photos of real steam, electric and diesel locomotives side by side with their corresponding models. Captions list features but no pr ices. ; Bound in: business reply card addressed to manufacturer to enter model railroad contest. ; From the collection of Peter H. Foss, this is a catalog of N Scale (1 : 160) model trains. ; Light thumb creases her... View more info

Image for 30 Jahre Playmobil :  30 Years of Playmobil

30 Jahre Playmobil : 30 Years of Playmobil

By: Bachmann, Felicitas

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Heel Verlag Gmbh: 2004

Seller ID: 21313

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


168 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Large hardcover, blue boards, 168 glossy pages, over 300 full-color photos with captions. ; Complete history of famous line of 7.5mm (3 inch) thermoplastic human figures, vehicles, horses, house and castle construction sets, etc, manufactured by Geobra, part of the Brandstatter Group, Zirndorf, Germany. A collectible and competitor of Lego. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows minor edgewear only. Scarce. View more info

Image for Custom Cars :  And Automotive Displays by Rainer Mills

Custom Cars : And Automotive Displays by Rainer Mills

By: Barris, George

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Barris Kustom City: 1964

Seller ID: 21548

Condition: Near Fine


Lotofmiscellaneous tradingcards and photos. All photos are real photos, most with captions neatly penned on reverse. All items range in size from 2.5 x 3.5 inches to 4.25 x 6 inches. ; 1) Two Custom Car trading cards: #20 1957 Thunderbird, #33 1954 Le Mans Cadillac, as customized by George Barris Kustom City, North Hollywood. ; 2) Six color glossy (faded) photos of model cars and cases full of same, collection of Rainer Mills. 3) Four b/w glossy photos of racecar artwork: GC-2200 1969 Roadrunner Nascar Racer, GC-2500 1969 American SC/Rambler, GC-2600 Torino Nascar Racer, GC-2700 Goerge Follmer... View more info

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Radom Vis Pistol, The

By: Berger, Robert J.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Robert J. Berger: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21312

ISBN: 0941540251

Condition: Very Good+


112 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red softcover, [viii] + 99 + 5 pages, 55 b/w photos and diagrams. Includes section on military markings. ; 1st edition, 1981. Photos by Fred Marut Jr. Edited and designed by Geoffrey Hale Purdy. ; Semi-automatic pistol used by Polish and German soldiers in World War 2. ; Almost no wear. Two pages have a serial number penciled in. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

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Martoys : 1974

By: Besana, Ugo

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Martoys: 1974

Seller ID: 21543

Condition: Very Good+


Diecast model cars. 1) 1974, 10 glossy panels, 8 models shown in full color, Italian text. 2) 1975, part 1, 14 glossy panels, 12 models with specs in Italian, headers in parallel Italian, English, French, German, 2copies. Small accordion folded catalogs. ; All items 1/24th scale with working doors, bonnets, etc. Company became Bburago (Burago) in 1976. ; One item shows two small pale spots. No other defects. Quite scarce. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. View more info

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Old Farm Tools and Machinery : An Illustrated History

By: Blandford, Percy W.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Gale Research Company: 1976

Seller ID: 20323

ISBN: 0810320193

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


188 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, 188 pages, index, bibliography, glossary, appendix, 41 pages of line drawings (many showing complex machines and how they work) and 30 b/w plates, totaling hundreds of items shown and described. ; Early tools, mechanical implements, harvesters, threshers, reapers, potato spinners, animal-powered machines, steam-powered machines, gasoline (petrol) powered machines, tractors, combines, much more. Includes antique and vintage vehicles and machinery from Great Britain, USA, Turkey and parts of Europe. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows just a ... View more info

Story of Norge, The

By: Blood, Howard E.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Borg-Wagner Corporation: 1937

Seller ID: 21694

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tall narrow softcover, yellow covers, 24 glossy pages, 23 b/w photos and illustrations. ; G-2-7-5. Introduction by president of and published by Norge Division, Borg-Wagner Corporation, makers of Norge Rollator electric refrigerators, giving history of company, details on how their revolutionary refrigerators work, info on all their refrigeration innovations, etc, with brief plugs for their stoves, washing machines and other appliances. ; No rips or tears. Covers rubbed, front cover lightly spotted, rear cover has several slightly larger spots, also a dealer (Payn... View more info

Image for Westmoreland Glass Company :  Handmade Reproductions of Choice Pieces of Early America Glass, 1965

Westmoreland Glass Company : Handmade Reproductions of Choice Pieces of Early America Glass, 1965

By: Brainard, J. H.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Westmoreland Glass Company: 1965

Seller ID: 20867

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tall narrow softcover, 48 glossy pages, history of company, small map, about 120 items shown in high-quality b/w photos and 36 shown in full color. ; Items made of: Milk glass. Clear crystal. Brandywine blue crystal. Amber crystal. Ruby crystal. Etc. ; Designs include: Lace-edge. Hobnail. Old quilt. Beaded grape. Paneled grape. Etc. ; Items include: Bowls. Candlesticks. Candy jars. Cigarette boxes. Covered dishes. Cream and sugars. Goblets. Planters. Punch sets. Salvers. Vases. Etc. ; No marks, no defects. View more info

Britains Toy Catalogue : 1986

By: Britains

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Britains Limited: 1986

Seller ID: 18172

Condition: Near Fine


Small softcover. Color glossy catalog for Britains brand toy cars, 1986.; Also includes toy soldiers, cowboys and Indians, tractors, farm equipment, construction vehicles, spaceships, castles, farm animals, etc. ; No marks, no defects. View more info

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History of Browning Guns from 1831, a : Including Achievements of John M. Browning, Father of Modern Fire Arms

By: Browning, Val, and Marriner Browning

Price: $14.00

Publisher: J. M. & M. S. Browning Company: 1942

Seller ID: 20667

Condition: Very Good


62 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Tan softcover booklet with yapp edges, 64 glossy pages numbered to 62, 88 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Topics include: John M. Browning and his guns. Jonathan Browning. John Moses Browning. Matthew Sandefur Browning. Development of lever-action repeating rifles, pump-action shotguns, automatic firearms. More. ; Almost no wear. Fore-edge of front cover sunned. Gunstore name and address neatly stamped on front and rear in old ink. A touch of foxing here are there. Binding tight. Scarce. View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Brunhammer, Yvonne, and Georges Vindry

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Musee des Arts Decoratifs Louvre: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19364

ISBN: 0999876015

Condition: 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 p... View more info

Image for Euro Parc Miniatures :   (Europarc) Autos, Camions, Police et Armee, Compagnie Industrielle du Jouet

Euro Parc Miniatures : (Europarc) Autos, Camions, Police et Armee, Compagnie Industrielle du Jouet

By: C. I. J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: C. I. J.: 1965

Seller ID: 14061

Condition: Very Good+


12 pages; Toy car catalog-brochure (3.15 x 8.25 inches) 8 x 21 cm, stiff blue and red covers, bound with two staples, 12 pages including covers, 44 model cars and trucks shown in full color, with pri ces. French text throughout. (Image shows catalog open to page 7-8); This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. No date but we estimate 1965.; Front cover shows some rubbing. Otherwise only very light wear. View more info

Image for Carter Tru-Scale Line of Metal Miniatures :  CTS

Carter Tru-Scale Line of Metal Miniatures : CTS

By: Carter, Joseph

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Carter Tru-Scale: 1969

Seller ID: 21516

Condition: Near Fine


18 pages; 24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Softcover, self-wraps, 39 b/w photos and illustrations. Diecast scale models of tractors, harrows, harvesters, dump trucks, trailers, etc, and a working (but safe) model chain saw. Noprices. Each has itemnumber and description of features. ; Company launched toy line circa 1948. This item is circa 1969. ; Outer two panels shows a touch of sunning. No other defects. Quite scarce. (Please note: image shows item partly unfolded) View more info

Image for Child Guidance Toys :  Where Childhood Dreams Come True

Child Guidance Toys : Where Childhood Dreams Come True

By: Child Guidance

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Archer Plastics: 1953

Seller ID: 18539

Condition: Near Fine


20 pages; 48mo (3.5") 9 cm; Very small format (2.4 x 3.4 inches) 60 x 86 mm, color pictorial covers, fold-and-staple binding, 20 pages, 17 toys shown in full color and described, with retailprices given. ; Child Guidance Toys manufactured by Archer Plastics, Inc: Educational toys for youngsters aged 1 to 6, including stacking rings, interlocking blocks, teach-a-time clock, rattle beads, kittie in the kegs, three-dimensional jigsaw puzzles, ed-u-phone toy telephone, much more. ; No visible defects. Quite scarce. View more info

Corgi Collectibles Catalog : Lot of 23 Catalogs, 2001-2012

By: Corgi

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Corgi Classics: 2001

Seller ID: 15610

ISBN: 0998355844

Condition: Very Good+


4to (11") 28 cm; 23 items from collection of Peter H. Foss, a pillar in the toy-collecting community. Some published in Leicester, England; some in Chicago, Illinois. ; LOT INCLUDES: 2001 Corgi Retail Directory 17 pages 2copies small. First Half 2002 Corgi Featured Products CD-ROM in jewel case. Second Half 2002 8-pg flyer from supplier in Ontario. 2003 Corgi Collectibles 22 pgs. 2003 Corgi Collectibles 14-panel pamphlet. 2003 Corgi High Flyers (diecast aviation models) 16 pgs. Jul-Dec 2002 Corgi TV & Film Favourites 12p. Jul-Dec 2002 Corgi Collectibles 24p. Jul-Dec 2003 Corgi Collectibles... View more info

Greek Revival Influence on American Clock Case Design and Empire Clock Case Development, the : NAWCC Bulletin Supplement 18, Spring 1991

By: Davis, Lee H., and Kathy I. Everett

Price: $8.00

Publisher: National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors;: 1991

Seller ID: 20422

Condition: Near Fine


112 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall pale gray-green softcover, 112 glossy pages, bibliography, over 200 high-quality b/w photos and diagrams with detailed captions. ; Focuses on antique American clock cases from about 1815 to 1860, of the Empire and Greek Revival periods. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; NAWCC Bulletin Supplement Series; Vol. 18 View more info

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Dinky la Marque du Connaisseur : Catalog 1971

By: Dinky

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Meccano Tri-Ang Limited: 1971

Seller ID: 17874

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; This is a 24-page color glossy catalog of Dinky Toys from 1971. Tons of photos. French language text. No retailprices. ; FRENCH edition. No visible wear. This item is from the collection of Peter H. Foss, former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. View more info

Image for Lego Chima, Build an Adventure, the Quest for Chi :  Legends of Chima, Lego Brickmaster

Lego Chima, Build an Adventure, the Quest for Chi : Legends of Chima, Lego Brickmaster

By: Dolan, Hannah, with Tori Kosara

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley/Dk Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 21274

ISBN: 1465434194

Condition: Near Fine


96 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 96 glossy pages, parts list, several comic-book-style short stories, step-by-step instructions to build 17 buildings and vehicles, countless full-color photos and illustrations. ; Book only, no Lego included. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; Lego Chima Brickmaster Series View more info