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200 Jaar antieke barometers 1670-1870

By VAN COTTHEM, Th. H.; DULFER, Jan (illus.)

Schiedam: Interbook International, 1977. Hardcover. Very good +/Very good +. 179 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Blue cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Former owner's label on front free endpaper. Text in Dutch.

$35.00

Colonel Colt London: The history of Colt's London firearms, 1851-1857
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Colonel Colt London: The history of Colt's London firearms, 1851-1857

By ROSA, Joseph G.

London: Arms & Armour Press, 1976. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 215 p. 29 cm. 369 b&w plates and 8 b&w figures. Brown cloth in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Former owner's label on front free endpaper. Topics include: Colt and the Great Exhibition; Colt's London armoury; arms for Crimea; Hartford-London Dragoon or Holster Pistol 1848; Belt or Pocket Pistol 1849; Navy or Belt Pistol 1851. Appendices, bibliography, index.

$75.00

La Pâte de Verre
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La Pâte de Verre

By DAUM, Noël

Denoel, 1984. Hardcover. Good +/Very good +. 188 p. 30 cm. 256 figures, many in colour. Green cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Jacket has a little edge wear. Cloth has dampstains to top front and spine ends, a little discolouration to edges, dent in lower part of rear board. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. French text. Topics: Henry Cros, Georges Despret, Albert Dammouse, Daum-Walter, Francois Decorchemont, Argy-Rousseau, Amalric Walter, etc.

$50.00

The Mantons: Gunmakers
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The Mantons: Gunmakers

By NEAL, W. Keith; BLACK, D. H. L.

New York; Tisbury Wiltshire: Walker and Company; Compton Press, 1967; 1978. Hardcover. Very good +/Very good. 2 vols.: xv, 300; 279 p. 26 cm. Vol. I has 8 p. of colour plates 64 p. of half-tone plates, and 16 p. of Manton's drawings. Vol. II has 30 more b&w illustrations and a colour frontispiece. Blue cloth hardcovers with gold impressing in mylar-covered pictorial dustjackets. Vol. I top edge blue. Vol. I dustjacket has some wrinkling and a little soiling to rear and spine. Vol. 2 has former owner's label on front free endpaper. Vol. I has only a little label residue in same place. Text discusses the Manton family and the shotguns, rifles and pistols they made. Bibliography and index.

$200.00

Hache Ebénistes A Grenoble
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Hache Ebénistes A Grenoble

By CLERC, Marianne; BOBIN, Yves (illus.)

Grenoble: Editions Glenat; Musee Dauphinois, 1997. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 157, [3], XXIII p. 32 cm. Colour illustrations. Black cloth with white print in mylar-covered dustjacket. Some small dents to lower edges. French text. Accompanied an exhibition held at Musée Dauphinois 1997-1998.

$50.00

Le mobilier du XVIIIe Siècle à L'Art Déco
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Le mobilier du XVIIIe Siècle à L'Art Déco

By SASSONE, Adriana et al

Koln: Evergreen; Benedikt Taschen, 2000. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 814 p. 29 cm. Colour illustrations. Red cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. French text.

$75.00

Kroeber Clocks, American & Imported
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Kroeber Clocks, American & Imported

By LY, Tran Duy

Johnson City, TN: Arlington Books, 2006. Hardcover. Very good +. 584 p. 29 cm. Mainly b&w and a few colour illustrations. Hardcover. Former owner's label on front free endpaper. Small dent in lower rear board and scratch up upper front.

$45.00

Ashtrays and other smoker's items: Yozaburo Tsuchiya Collection
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Ashtrays and other smoker's items: Yozaburo Tsuchiya Collection

By TSUCHIYA, Yozaburo; HIBI, Sadao (illus.)

Tokyo: Gendaikikakushitsu, [1989]. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 434 p. 27 x 30 cm. 1406 colour and b&w illustrations. Paper hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Slipcase with white label has moderate wear to edges. Brief history of Tobacco with some comments on ashtrays by Masamitsu Okuda. Text in English and Japanese.

$100.00

North American Indian Trade Silver Volume I
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North American Indian Trade Silver Volume I

By CARTER, William Harry

London, Ontario, 1971. Paperback. Very good. A Fur Trade Series. xix, 148 p. 21 cm. 62 b&w plates, 26 sketches, 4 maps. Cream card covers. Spot on front cover. Topics: fur trade era; trade routes of the fur traders; trade goods; how Indian trade silver was worn; collecting Indian trade silver; arithmetic of the fur trader; silversmiths and traders; rarity scale.

$35.00

Early English Clocks: A discussion of domestic clocks up to the beginning of the eighteenth century
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Early English Clocks: A discussion of domestic clocks up to the beginning of the eighteenth century

By DAWSON, Percy G.; DROVER, C. B.; PARKES, D. W.

Antique Collectors' Club, 1982. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. 550, [1] p. 28 cm. 800 b&w plates and 27 colour. Navy cloth with gold print in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Front flap price clipped. Small owner's label on front free endpaper. Topics: the period up to the early 17th century; the Clockmakers' Company; the lantern clock; clock movements and cases during the architectural period; later weight-driven movements, longcases, spring-driven clocks and cases; cases for weight-driven clocks of short duration; some special clocks. Bibliography and makers' and subject index.

$50.00

The Deringer in America. Volume One: The Percussion Period
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The Deringer in America. Volume One: The Percussion Period

By WILSON, R. L. & EBERHART, L. D.; DOW, Richard Alan, MOWBRAY, E. Andrew & PULEO, Joseph V. (eds.)

Lincoln, RI: Andrew Mowbray, 1985. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. x, 11-271 p. 29 cm. 303 b&w illustrations with 28 colour plates in centre. Beige cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Former owner's label on front free endpaper. Spine a little faded. Topics: deringers by Henry Deringer; deringers by Slotter & Company; deringer copyists and agents; foreign and unidentified deringer copyists. Appendix on the modern percussion deringer. Bibliography and index.

$125.00

Antique Furniture of Quebec: Four Centuries of Furniture Making
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Antique Furniture of Quebec: Four Centuries of Furniture Making

By LESSARD, Michel

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2002. Hardcover. New/New. 543 p. 29 cm. 911 truly beautiful, mainly colour illustrations. English translation by Jane Macaulay and Alison McGain. Pictorial hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket Topics include Quebec furniture and the ever-changing story of stylistic movements, provincial traditions of the ancien regime and classicism, neoclassical furniture in the St. Lawrence Valley, the industrial revolution, revival-era furniture in Quebec, pre-modern furniture, mass production and studio design, modern furniture, post-modern. Useful glossary with definitions from acanthus leaf to wing chair. Bibliography and index.

$50.00

Ontario Soda Water Bottles
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Ontario Soda Water Bottles

By CARTER, M.; HOSTELER, J.

Woodstock: Rune Publications, 1975. Card Covers. Good. 81 p. 28 cm. Illustrated with rubbings of many company logos. Yellow card covers with black print. Faint soiling to covers. Over 700 bottles made by over 300 companies from 85 communities (Alexandria to Woodstock).

$30.00

Oriental Rugs From Canadian Collections
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Oriental Rugs From Canadian Collections

By GARDINER, Roger F.; ALLEN, Max; MACCALLUM, Peter (illus.)

Stratford, ON: The Gallery, 1975. 2000 copies of which this is no. 1347. . Hardcover. Very good. 176 p. 26 cm. Colour frontispiece, small diagrams, numerous b&w examples of rugs. Red hardcover with gold print. Upper corners bumped, spine ends a bit softened. . Signed by Gardiner on title page. Catalogue of an exhibition by The Oriental Rug Society, Toronto Sept. - Oct. 1975. Rugs Turkish, Caucasian, Persian, Kurdish, Turkoman. Flat weaves, back details.

$50.00

The Sandberg Watch Collection March 31-April 1, 2001
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The Sandberg Watch Collection March 31-April 1, 2001

By Antiquorum Auctioneers

Geneva: Antiquorum Auctioneers, 2001. Hardcover. Very good. 501, [3] p. 31 cm. Over 400 colour illustrations. Hardcover. Corners slightly bumped and there are a couple of small dents. White cover a little soiled. Former owner's label on front free endpaper. An auction catalogue of Lord Michael Sandberg's antique watch collection, along with descriptions that make it a useful reference work for those interested in watchmaking and graphic design.

$100.00

London Goldsmiths 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives from the Orginal Registers at Goldsmiths' Hall and Other Sources
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London Goldsmiths 1697-1837: Their Marks and Lives from the Orginal Registers at Goldsmiths' Hall and Other Sources

By GRIMWADE, Arthur G.

London: Faber and Faber, 1982. Second revised edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. ix, 737 p. 26 cm. 8 b&w illustrations. Burgundy cloth with gold impressing in mylar-covered dustjacket. Front flap price-clipped, upper spine chipped, some small tears and chips to edges, as well as a bit of soiling. From the dustjacket: "has come to be considered the most important contribution to the study of Engish silver since the publication of Sir Charles Jackson's English Goldsmiths.

$200.00

John M. Browning: American Gunmaker: An Illustrated Biographer of the World's Greatest Inventory of Firearms, with Full Data on the Browning Guns
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John M. Browning: American Gunmaker: An Illustrated Biographer of the World's Greatest Inventory of Firearms, with Full Data on the Browning Guns

By BROWNING, John; GENTRY, Curt

Garden City: Doubleday, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Fair. ix, 323 p. 24 cm. Colour frontispiece portrait and numerous b&w illustrations. Green cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Tears and chips to jacket edges. Front flap price clipped. A little soiling to text block edge.

$30.00

The British Duelling Pistol
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The British Duelling Pistol

By ATKINSON, John A.

Bloomsfield, ON; London, England: Museum Restoration Service; Arms & Armour Press, 1978. Hardcover. Very good +/Fine. 108 p. 29 cm. 88 b&w illustrations. Yellow hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Former owner's labels on front free endpaper.

$40.00

The Ames Sword Company 1829-1935
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The Ames Sword Company 1829-1935

By HAMILTON, John D.

Lincoln, RI: Andrew Mowbray, 1994. Hardcover. Very good +. x, 11-255 p. 29 cm. 16 colour and numerous b&w photos of illustrations. Pictorial hardcover. Tiny tear in spine end. Former owner's label on front free endpaper.

$75.00

Le Quebec en Cartes Postales: Repertoire des Editeurs Pruneau & Kirouac
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Le Quebec en Cartes Postales: Repertoire des Editeurs Pruneau & Kirouac

By CARRIER, Charles et al

Quebec, QC: Club Des Cartophiles Quebecois, 1994. Softcover. Very good. Repertoire 1. Limited edition of 250 copies of which this is no. 49. 44 p. 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Staplebound softcover. Stained rear cover. French text.

$45.00

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