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Image for Mercury :  Modelli Serie 500, Supermodelli, Micromodelli, Telemodelli, Modelli HO

Mercury : Modelli Serie 500, Supermodelli, Micromodelli, Telemodelli, Modelli HO

By: Mercury

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mercury: 1959

Seller ID: 14069

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Mercury toy car catalog, small red softcover, 32 pages, color glossy throughout, text in Italian. Toy cars, race cars, trucks, construction equipment, cranes, navy ships, aircraft. Rear cover states: Concessionari Esclusivi per l'Italia, Sole Agent for Italy, Lindberg, Tekno. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; Very minor wear, date and address neatly penned on. View more info

Image for Mercury 1971 :  Novita Scala 1:43

Mercury 1971 : Novita Scala 1:43

By: Mercury

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mercury: 1971

Seller ID: 14070

Condition: Very Good+


12 pages; Mercury toy car 12-panel accordion-folded leaflet, blue covers, color glossy throughout, text in Italian. All race cars and sports cars except it also has Flintstones car. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. (We have two ideintal units of this item, each with same item laid in) ; Light wear only. ; Laid in: Serie Special, Scala 1:43, 4-panel color glossy leaflet with additional sports cars. View more info

Image for Mercury 1967 :  Microminiature in Metallo, Scala 1:43

Mercury 1967 : Microminiature in Metallo, Scala 1:43

By: Mercury

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mercury: 1967

Seller ID: 14071

Condition: Very Good+


16 pages; Mercury toy car catalog, 16 pages, color glossy throughout, text in Italian. Passenger cars, sports cars, and a few sets. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; Light wear only. View more info

Image for Mercury 1968 :  Microminiature in Metallo, Scala 1:43

Mercury 1968 : Microminiature in Metallo, Scala 1:43

By: Mercury

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Mercury: 1968

Seller ID: 14072

Condition: Very Good+


20 pages; Mercury toy car catalog, 20 pages, color glossy throughout, text in Italian. Passenger cars, race cars, sports cars, and a few sets. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; Light edgewear. Very small dampstain at crown, not affecting any text of illustrations. Dealer name (Dreoni Giocattoli, Firenze, Italy) stamped on rear, as issued. ; Laid in: pricelist on pale blue paper, in Italian, dated February 1968. View more info

Image for Mercury Toy Catalog 1950 :  Ristampa Catalogo Mercury 1950, Marco Bossi Editore 1976

Mercury Toy Catalog 1950 : Ristampa Catalogo Mercury 1950, Marco Bossi Editore 1976

By: Mercury

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Marco Bossi Editore: 1976

Seller ID: 14076

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Mercury toy catalog, 32 pages, color front cover, b/w illustrations throughout, text in Italian, featuring passenger cars, race cars, trucks, toy pistols, sucker-tipped dart guns, construction equipment, horses and wagons, one train set, a gyroscope, some mechanical scales and grinders, and a few other items. ; 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. ; Only a touch of wear. View more info

Image for Objects of Adornment :  Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore

Objects of Adornment : Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore

By: Mitchell, Michaelyn; Illustrated by Harry J. Connolly Jr

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Walters Art Gallery: 1984

Seller ID: 20509

ISBN: 091741876X

Condition: Near Fine


190 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Softcover, tan endpapers, 190 glossy pages, glossary, 213 exquisite antique pieces of jewelry shown in high-quality b/w photos and described, 23 also shown on full-color plates. ; Isbn 0197481763 or 091748176X. Co-published by American Federation of Arts. Introduction by Robert P. Bergman. ; Necklaces, bracelets, pendants, rings, belt buckles, etc. ; Slight fading to edges of covers. No other defects. View more info

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Marbles : Identification and Price Guide

By: Morrison, Mel, and Carl Terison Jr.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Marble Book: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18936

Condition: Very Good


20 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Yellow softcover booklet, 20 pages including covers, over 80 antique marbles shown in 20 full-color photos. Current (1965) values are given for all types, sizes and conditions. ; Authors were compelled to create this booklet because they could find no other book about marbles having ever been published. Includes lots of basic marble facts including standard sizes, how to grade condition, marbles made of mica and other unusual materials, etc. ; Covers show only a touch of sunning. Bound edge spotted from rusty staples. No other defects. Quite scarce in any condit... View more info

Image for United States Copper Cents :  1816-1857

United States Copper Cents : 1816-1857

By: Newcomb, Howard R.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Sanford J. Durst Numismatic Publications: 1986

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21144

ISBN: 1258759691

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


284 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red buckram cloth, gold lettering, 284 + 12 pages, main text in 2 columns, over 130 b/w diagrams and over 340 high-quality b/w photos of coins. Large print not stated but text is large. ; Inspired by different book published in 1883. This book originally published 1940, revised 1956. This is 3rd Edition, 1986. Foreword by George H. Clapp. ; Author not only describes every US copper cent coin from 1816 to 1857, he also gives hyper-detailed illustrations and info on about 600 specimens and their minutest variations. ; No marks, no sign of u... View more info

Norev Catalog : Collections 1960

By: Norev

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norev: 1960

Seller ID: 20626

Condition: Very Good+


30 pages; 64mo (2.5") 7 cm; FRENCH language throughout. Small oblong softcover booklet (5 x 2.5 inches) red covers, 30 pages, 60 toys shown in full color, with origial retailprices shown in newfrancs. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, international collctor, who carefully penciled current (1960) USprices on several items. ; Almost no visible wear. French dealer name stamped on rear in faded ink. ; With this item you will also get Norev Serie D, an even smaller catalog, fractal-folded, 8 panels, 10 toys in full color. View more info

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Norev : Lot of 8 Catalogs and Ephemera

By: Norev

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norev: 1960

Seller ID: 16156

Condition: Very Good


This is a LOT of eight original Norev toy catalogs and ephemera 1960-2009. All items are illustrated in full color. They are: 1) Norev Plastique Serie Renault No. 13, measures 11 x 4 cm folded, or 88 x 4 cm unfolded, 1973. 2) Norev Collections 1960, 12.5 x 6 cm, stiff pink covers, staple-bound, 30 pages, 2copies, one has slip stapled to inside rear cover listing two more models. ; 3) Norev Collections 1961, 12.5 x 6 cm, stiff orange covers, staple-bound, 30 pages, dealer name and address (Miniature Auto Supply, Sevenoaks, Kent, England) neatly penned on rear cover. 4) Norev 1964, 18 x 13 cm, 1... View more info

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

By: Pain, Howard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Prospero Books: 1997

Seller ID: 16413

ISBN: 0919493394

Condition: 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... View more info

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Marque Products Miniature Automobiles

By: Parrill, Gene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Marque Products: 1974

Seller ID: 18395

Condition: Very Good+


32 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Oblong softcover, 32 pages, 1000 toy and model cars listed with original retailprices, about 100 shown in high quality b/w photos, 15 shown in color on covers. ; 1974 catalog includes Corgi, Dinky, Gama, Marklin, Norev, Politoys, Solido toys and many more. ; Light rubbing to covers. No marks, no major flaws. View more info

American Cut Glass for the Discriminating Collector : Illustrated with over 600 Photographs and Patent Drawings

By: Pearson, J. Michael, and Dorothy T. Pearson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1965

Seller ID: 20508

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


204 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, blue cloth over spine, green cloth over boards, 204 pages, index, illustrated glossary, over 600 items shown in high-quality b/w photos and described in detail, plus glossy frontispiece photo showing 4 items in full color. ; Book shows the usual library marks on endpapers and front matter. Two cellophane tape scars on each board. Interior clean, binding tight. Jacket shows Iight rubbing otherwise clean and intact. Scarce in any condiiton. View more info

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Joys of Tobacco, The

By: Phillips, Le Roy; Illustrated by Harry Rountree

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Le Roy Phillips: 1904

Seller ID: 14244

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


46 pages; 24mo (5") 13 cm; Small hardcover, 3 x 5.5 inches, 77 x 140 mm, tan boards, dark gray-green jacket affixed to spine as issued, small color illustrated paste-down on jacket front, 46 pages numbered to 33, 3 color glossy plates including full-spread frontispiece, 11 whimsical poems and quotations from various authors including Andrew Wynter, William Cowper, Charles Kingsley, Henry Fielding, Charles Lamb, and the great Anonymous. ; Humorous book shamelessly extolling tobacco. Illustrated with reproductions of paintings by Harry Rountree. Printed in Edinburgh, Scotland, by Morrison & ... View more info

Image for Politoys Catalogo 1972

Politoys Catalogo 1972

By: Politoys

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Polistil: 1972

Seller ID: 18190

Condition: Very Good+


180 pages; 48mo (3.25") 9 cm; Small oblong softcover, 180 pages, color glossy photos throughout, parallel text in Italian, English, French, German. (Image shows front and back) ; Politoys is a popular Italian brand, similar to Matchbox; they make toy sports cars, racing cars, passenger cars, motorcycles, trucks, etc, with realistic details, plus a few cartoon-like toy cars. ; Light edgewear only. No marks, no major defects. Scarce. ; With this item you will also get: 1) An identical 1972 catalog. 2) Politoys 1973 catalog, 180 pages. 3) Politoys color postcard, no date. 4) tiny flyer for a ... View more info

Image for R. A. M. I. Les Retrospectives Automobiles Miniature, 1968 :  RAMI by J. M. K., 1:43, 1/43 (Catalog and Ephemera)

R. A. M. I. Les Retrospectives Automobiles Miniature, 1968 : RAMI by J. M. K., 1:43, 1/43 (Catalog and Ephemera)

By: R. A. M. I.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rami by JMK: 1968

Seller ID: 14066

Condition: Near Fine


40 pages; Small softcover booklet (5.5 x 2.8 inches) (140 x 72 mm) 40 pages, color glossy catalog of one forty-third scale model cars made in France by RAMI. (Image shows small catalog set on top of partly unfolded brochure); RAMI = Retrospectives Automobiles Miniature = Automobile Miniatures in Retrospect. ; These items from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; Dealer name (Derek Harvey, Surrey, England) very faintly stamped on rear. No other defects. ; With this item you will also get: 1) RAMI catalog 1961 2copies, pricep... View more info

Image for Automobili D'Epoca Per Collezionisti :  Rio Catalog, Scale 1:43 (Lot of Catalogs and Ephemera, 1962-1973)

Automobili D'Epoca Per Collezionisti : Rio Catalog, Scale 1:43 (Lot of Catalogs and Ephemera, 1962-1973)

By: Rio

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Rio: 1962

Seller ID: 14058

Condition: Very Good+


This is a lot of 28 items including 19 Rio catalogs (some doubles) and 9 pieces of Rio ephemera from 1962-1973. The catalogs are: 1962. 1964 2copies. 1965. 1966 3copies. 1967 2copies. 1969. 1970. 1971 2copies. 1973 2copies. 1975. 1979. Plus 1 of unknown date, 2copies. Plus ephemera: Color glossy flyer in English. Color glossy flyer in French. Typescript list of Rio models June 1963. List of Rio miniatures May 1964. Five small leaflets in Italian with Rio header, each describing different models. (Image shows 2 catalogs, most others look about same) ; Items from collection of Peter H. Foss, fou... View more info

Home Furnishings with Antiques

By: Roe, F. Gordon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Abbey Fine Arts: 1969

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 20683

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


219 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, brown buckram cloth, 219 pages, index, endnotes, 35 b/w line illustrations in text, 17 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Main concentration is English and European antique furniture but also has chapters on brass, ceramics, and whatnots. ; Boards slightly bowed. No other defects to book. Jacket shows light rubbing, moderate edgewear. An unusual and interesting book. View more info

Eight Day Wood Movement Shelf Clocks : Their Cases, Their Movements, Their Makers, NAWCC Bulletin Supplement 19, Spring 1993

By: Rogers, Bryan, and Snowden Taylor, with Amy J. Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors: 1993

Seller ID: 20423

Condition: Near Fine


60 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, 60 glossy pages, endnotes, 5 tables of stats, over 150 high-quality b/w photos with detailed captions. ; Focuses on antique American eight-day wood-movement shelf clocks of the 1830s and 1840s. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; NAWCC Bulletin Supplement Series; Vol. 19 View more info

Image for Roskopf Miniaturmodelle :   (Lot of 2 Catalogs, 1984) (Toy Cars, Model Trucks)

Roskopf Miniaturmodelle : (Lot of 2 Catalogs, 1984) (Toy Cars, Model Trucks)

By: Roskopf

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Roskopf Miniaturmodelle: 1984

Seller ID: 18387

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Lot of 2 softcover full-color glossy catalogs from the 1980s. 1) Oblong, 16 pages, 72 models shown. 2) 16 pages, 71 models pictured. ; Text in parallel German and French. ; Mostly model trucks but also a fire engine and helicopter. 1/87th scale. Items from collection of Peter H. Foss. ; No dates but catalog 1 has small sticker on front marked '84. A whisper of edgewear only. No other defects. View more info