Category: Antiques & Collectibles


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Battle Axes : (Signed)

By: Gamble, James D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mowbray Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20924

ISBN: 0917218167

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket

93 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, 93 pages, bibliography; info on collecting, cleaning, spotting forgeries, etc; about 100 b/w photos and illustrations of authentic antique battle axes. Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by author on front endpaper. ; First book ever published on pole axes, combat axes, fighting axes, military axes, throwing axes, war hammers, halberds, voulges, etc, of Europe, Middle East, Solomon Islands, Africa, Americas, etc, of 1400s to 1800s. ; No defects to book. Jacket faded on spine, 4 very small edge chips, none affecting any text. View more info

Raggedy Ann and Andy Family Album, The

By: Garrison, Susan Ann; Illustrated by Gwen Daniels

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12343

ISBN: 0887401783

Condition: Very Good

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. View more info

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Geidai Grip : Grip Miniature Models (Lot of 5 Catalogs)

By: Geidai

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Geidai Grip: 1978

Seller ID: 18386

Condition: Fine

20 pages; 32mo (4.25") 11 cm; This is a lot of 5 small catalogs from the Geidai Grip toy company. 1) Red softcover, 1978, 20 glossy pages, tons of full-color photos and illustrations. 2) Long narrow, yellow, no date. 3) Long narrow, red, no date. 4) New Grip, very small, white, no date. 4) New Grip Zechin, very small, blue, 2copies. ; All Japanese throughout, with titles in Japanese and English. ; Crisp and clean, no defects. ; Also included: two very small plain white slips, all in Japanese, possibly promotional or warranty info. View more info

Motorcycle Toys : Antique and Contemporary, Identification and Values

By: Gibson-Downs, Sally, and Christine Gentry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Collector Books: 1995

Seller ID: 21208

ISBN: 089145618X

Condition: Very Good+

293 pages; 4to (11") 29 cm; Tall red softcover, 293 glossy pages, about 400 full-color photos, over 2000 items listed and described, with current (1995) values. ; Covers toy motorcycles, scooters, tricycles, cycles with and without riders, kits, toy vehicles with motorcycle trailers, etc. Includes overview of various manufacturing processes. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; Light edgewear only. No marks or major defects. Binding tight and square. View more info

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 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. Photos by Janina Gardzielewska and Janusz Korpal. ; No defects to book. Jacket has the usual small closed tears at tips. 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 Lego books we have ever seen. ; Shows no wear, no sign of use. Book only, no bricks included. 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. More. ; Covers very lightly creased. No other defects. View more info

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

By: Household

Price: $16.00

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 E. Billinghurst lived 1824-1910 in Lancaster, Ohio. ; Lower tips of last 4 leaves have light creases. Dealer ('T. E. Billing... 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. Much more. ; Boards slightly bowed, otherwise no defects to book. Jacket has several small tears, some repaired with old tape... 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 extend beyond textblock, show light sunning and edgewear. Otherwise book is clean and tight. 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. ; No defects apart from minor edgewear, tiny holes from removed staples. Binder worn but intact. 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 name and address on a clipping to front endpaper, and dated it. No other defects to book. Jacket is pristine. ; Items laid i... View more info

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Numismatic Forgery : An Illustrated, Annotated Guide to the Practical Principles, Methods, and Techniques Employed in the Private Manufacture of Rare Coins

By: Larson, Charles M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Zyrus Press: 2004

Seller ID: 21143

ISBN: 0974237124

Condition: Very Good+

199 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Black softcover, [viii] + [xvi] + 199 pages, glossary, footnotes, 97 b/w photos and diagrams with detailed captions. ; Step by step instructions to forge your own authentic looking rare coins, including altering old coins, tools, metalworking, buying or making planchets, minting, casting, die making, edge marking, aging, etc, and ways to spot forgeries. (Much info gleaned from infamous criminal and master forger Mark Hofmann) ; Minor shelfwear only. 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 (geslepen). Gourmet. Hora. Linia. Lyra. Narciso. Nautic. Navis. Olivia. Palma. Riflesso. Rubato. Rumba. Sylvia. Tulp. Venus. ; Cover... View more info

Maisto Toy Catalog

By: Maisto

Price: $30.00

Publisher: May Cheong Toy Products: 1992

Seller ID: 15607

Condition: Near Fine

549 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; 8 Maisto toycarcatalogs from collection of Peter Foss, noted toy car collector. ; All color glossy throughout, with dozens or hundreds of photos. All are about 8.5 x 11 inches, except three which are about 4.25 x 6 inches. ; Published by May Cheong Toy Products in Hong Kong, or in Fontana, California. ; Includes: 1992 Maisto M. C. Toy catalog 73 pages. 1993 dealer's catalog 33 pgs, 2copies plus warehouse pricelist laid in. 1994 catalog 36p. 2002 Maisto Toys 48p. 2002 small catalog 32p. 2003 die-cast collection 111p, with dealer sticker (Global Playtech) on co... 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, English. 6) Marklin Rak, 1800 series, 1970, 20p. 7) Marklin Miniaturautos aus Zinkspritzguss, leaflet, no date, German pfennigs. 8... 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 history. ; Light edgewear and small thumb creases to covers. Small area of discoloration on front cover, not obscuring any tex... View more info