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Early Lighting in New England 1620 - 1861

By Helen Brigham Hebard; sketches by Ellen Hatch Brewster

Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle, 1964. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 88 pages, blue boards. A very good minus over all, generally clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear, light exterior soiling and rubbing through at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with slight foxing to the top edge and a previous owner's bookplate and name penned on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$7.50

Guide to Old Bottles: Contents and Prices; volume I and volume II [two volumes sold together] [signed]

By Richard E. Fike

Ogden, Utah: Richard E. Fike, 1967. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good. 2 vols. both signed by the author on the title page. Quarto, 11" tall, vol. 1: 48; vol. 2: 48 pages with intertexual black and white illustration, wire saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A very good, sturdy soft cover over all with generally minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, but with foxing to the fore-edges.

$28.50

Heywood-Wakefield Modern Furniture: identification and value guide
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Heywood-Wakefield Modern Furniture: identification and value guide

By Steve Rouland & Roger Rouland

Paducah KY: Collector Books, 1995. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 11" tall, 352 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, color wraps. A very good, clean neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper white, with a previous owner's name on the title page and a very slight touch of dust soiling to the fore-edges

$12.50

Annalee Price Index and Collector's Information Guide; volume I of III--Christmas Dolls; volume II of III--Animals; Volume III of III--Human Figures [three volumes sold together]

By Thorndike family

Meredith nh: Whiteface Publishing. Original Wraps. Very good. 3 vols. Quarto, 11" tall, vol. 1: 157 pages; vol. 2: 173 pages; vol. 3: 149 pages; intertextual illustration; stiff illustarted color wraps. A very good, generally cleal soft cover set with minor shelf wear and rubbing; bindings tight, paper white, slight foxing to the top fore-edges and a previous owner's initials on the front endpaper.

$28.50

Stamps . . . their history and memorial significance; First Day Cover Catalog by Fleetwood

By Fleetwood; E. Milnor Peck, Franklin R. Bruns, Jr.

Pleasantville, New York: Bureau Issues Association., 1953. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 101 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, solid soft cover copy with moderate shelf wear, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed and some light scattered foxing.

$9.50

Connecticut Quilts: bed quilt entries listed in Woodbury Connecticut probate inventories 1720 - 1819

By Roger G. Stone

Lee's Summit, Missouri: fat little pudding boys press, 1998. First edition. Wire saddle stitch. Very good. A catalogue of entries published in pamphlet form, 8 1/3" tall 27 pages, sewn side-stich, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat sof cover over all, binding tight, paper white but some light soiling to the exterior covers.

$12.50

China Classics: 1. Majolica

By Larry Freeman

Watkins Glen, N.Y.: Century House, 1949. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good +. Sold as an original reference copy only. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, unpaginated (approx. 88 pages) with intertextual black and white pages, blue boards. A good plus original first edition overall with general exterior shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed, with a previous owner's name stamp and a penned retail price. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Early Homes of New England (Architectural Treasures of Early America)

By Early American Society; Russell F. Whitehead and Frank Chouteau Brown et al editors)

New York, New York: Arno Press, 1977. Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Quarto, 11" tall, vii + 223 pages, red decorative boards. A near fine, clean hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear hinges and binding tight, paper white but with a slight mildew oder from basement storage. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, price present.

$12.50

New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods
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New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods

By Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans; with Wendy A. Cooper and Michael S. Podmaniczky

New York, New York: Winterthur, 1997. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, xx + 514 pages, gilt titles on maroon cloth. A good, moderately worn hard cover first edition, corners rubbed and some minor soiling and paint stains to the cover cloth and fore-edges; hinges and binding solid, paper white, BUT with minor water damage which is visible at the fore-edge margin of the rear 50 pages (no text damage or loss). Without dust jacket. A nice reference copy. This is larger and heavier book and might require addition postage to some locations.

$25.00

Venetian Iron Work ; Vol. I., No. I., March, 1895 ; Metropolitan Handy Series (issued quarterly)

By [Butterick]

London / New York: The Butterick Publishing Co, 1895. First edition. Original Wraps. Good. Single issue. Complete. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 84 pages with intertextual illustration, stiff printed wraps. A good original 'pamphlet' periodical over all, would be very good but for one significant flaw--a small calibur bullet hole through the upper area puncture about 1/4 inch across,actual hole much smaller, damaging some text though all appears to be decipherible; otherwise generally clean, textured soft covers rubbed at corners, lightly soiled, spine scuffed, binding solid, paper moderately yellowed.

$95.00

[catalogue] Books and Periodicals, Prints, Drawings and Photographs relating to the History of Aeronautics and Motoring. [ Public Auction] Thursday, September 30, 1971 at 10:30 a.m. precisely

By Christies, et al

London, England: Christy, Manson & Woods, 1971. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 101 pages + various corrections, prices realized and bid slips laid in, stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover over all with light shelf wear, some exterior soiling, primarily to the spine; binding solid, paper white

$19.00

The Second Treasury of Early American Homes

By Richard Pratt and Dorothy Pratt

New York, New York: Hawthorn Books, 1954. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Folio, 13 7/8" tall, 144 pages, red cloth. A very good, clean hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear, some color fading to the cloht and rubbing at the extremities (slight fraying started at the fore-corner tips); hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed. Without dust jacket. Any extra charges due to additional size and weight are included in regular price

$12.50

Ruth Webb Lee's Sandwich Glass Handbook

By Ruth Webb Lee

Northboro, Massachusetts: Ruth Webb Lee, 1947. Fourth printing. Original Wraps. Very Good -. "A handy pocket volume containing all of the photographs and line drawings used in Sandwich Glass. A comprehensive checklist and authoritative guide for collectors. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, unpaginated (approx 240 pages) stiff printed wraps. A very good minus over all, generally clean, moderately worn soft cover, covers slightly soilded and color faded, and a cloth backstrip added to the spine; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a small dampstain to the bottom fore-edge margin.

$4.50

The History and Origin of Horse Brasses (the symbolic reasons for many of the designs)

By Reginald A. Brown (secretary, British Horse Society)

Lewes, England: W.E. Baxter, 1949. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Small octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 64 pages, brown titles on beige boards; b&w photographs and illustration. A good original copy overall with moderate exterior shelf wear and light exterior soiling, but back strip of spine is loose at the rear hinge, hinges and binding solid, paper clean, just lightly yellowed, with some foxing to the endpapers and title pages. Lacking dust jacket.

$12.50

Toys From American Childhood 1845 - 1945
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Toys From American Childhood 1845 - 1945

By Tim Luke

New York, New York: Portfolio Press, 2001. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, 256 pages, gilt titles on maroon boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition, with little shelf wear but bumping to one corner; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with original price.

$12.50

Glass: the Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques

By Paul Vickers Gardner ; Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution - Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1979. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto 11 1/4" tall, 128 pages with color and b&w illustrations, gilt titles on black half-cloth. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition, with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, with light musky odor from storage. In a near fine, lighly worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Boxes: the Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques

By William C. Ketchum, Jr.; Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution - Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1982. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto 11 1/4" tall, 128 pages with color and b&w illustrations, gilt titles on blue half-cloth. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition, with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lighly worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Three Centuries of English Domestic Silver 1500 - 1820

By Bernard and Therle Hughes

New York, New York: Wilfred Funk, 1952. First edition (s). Hardcover--cloth. Very Good . Octavo 8" tall, 248 pages + 47 black and white plates, silver titles on black cloth. A very good, clean, neat hardcover with moderate shelf wear, light fading to the spine cloth; hinges and binding solid, with a touch of foxing to the fore-edges. Without dust jacket.

$12.50

Furniture: Furniture Finishing Decoration and Patching. In Five Parts; I--Period Furniture and Modern Styles; II--Furniture Finsihing; III--Furniture Decoration; IV--Furniture Patching; V--Special Finishes--Lamps, Mirror, Pianos, Radio Cabinets, etc.

By Albert Brace Pattou and Clarence Lee Vaugh

Chicago, Illinois: Frederick J. Drake, 1955. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good - . A new and complete work on furniture of all kinds, with full practical instruction on finsihing, patching and decoration--materials, tools and processes. Octavo, 7 1/2", 238 pages with intertextual illustrations + index, Illustrated with black and white plans and drawings; maroon cloth. A very good minus, clean, sturdy hard cover, with rubbing to the fore-corner tips; binding and hinges solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dustjacket.

$9.50

The Elegant Auctioneers
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The Elegant Auctioneers

By Wesley Towner; completed by Stephen Varble

New York, New York: Hill and Wang , 1970. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 632 pages, black and maroon cloth. Previous owner's small bookplate on front endpaper. A very good, clean, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with minor soiling to the fore-edges. In a very good minus, moderately worn dust jacket, with chipping at the fold edges and with price clipped.

$6.50

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