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Button Classics

By L. Erwina Couse and Marguerite Maple

Chicago, Illinois: Lightner Publishing, 1941. Hardcover. Good. Ex-library with marking to the spine, endpapers and title pages as well as tape marks from attempt to fix the broken hingeOctavo 11 1/4" tall, 249 pages, decorative boards. A good copy only, generally clean, original hard cover BUT with significant shelf wear and rubbing to all corners, fraying started at the end caps; front hinge broken and glued, tape and tape marks from and addition hinge fix, internal binding solid, paper lightly soiled at the fore-edges

$16.50

Guide to Old Radios: Pointers, Pictues and Prices
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Guide to Old Radios: Pointers, Pictues and Prices

By David & Betty Johnson

Cleveland, Tennessee: Wallace-Homestead, 1990. First Edition. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Near Fine. Small quarto 10" tall; ix + 225 pages, illustrated stiff wraps. Color cover, black and white interior. A near fine, clean, large format paperback first edition with a light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white

$8.50

The Priceless Possession of a Few: a brief history of the Gruen Watch Company, their 50th Anniversary Watch, and Contemporary Prestige Watches; a supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. ; number 10; Winter, 1974

By Eugene T. Fuller

Columbia, PA: National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, 1974. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo pamphlet, 8 3/4" tall, 64 pages, stiff yellow wraps. A very good, clean neat soft cover over all with light shelf wear and slight exterior soiling, binding tight, paper white.

$19.00

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. 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

Making Money in Autographs

By George Sullivan; introduction by Charles Hamilton

New York, New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1977. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 223 pages with black and white intertextual illustration throughout, gilt titles on gray cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear but color fading to the cloth at the margins; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with light foxing to the fore-edges. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$6.75

Costume Jewelry: the Great Pretenders

By Lyngerda Kelley and Nancy Schiffer

West Chester, PA: Schiffer, 1987. First Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Quarto, 11" tall, 168 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, sturdy soft cover with light shelf wear ; interior fine, binding tight, paper white.

$19.00

Rare Books and their prices with chapters on pictures, pottery, porcelain, and postage stamps

By W. Roberts

London, England: George Redway, 1895. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good +. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 344 pages, gilt tiles and top fore-edge, green cloth. A good +, generally clean and sturdy copy hard cover first edition with light soiling to the cover cloth, minor rubbing to the cloth at the corners, hinges cracked but sturdy and internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. A scarce title.

$19.00

M.I. Hummel. The Golden Anniversary Album

By M.I. Hummel

New York, New York: Portfolio Press, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 319 pages, green boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition, with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket with original price.

$12.50

Black Memorabilia for the Kitchen; a Handbook & Price Guide

By Jan Lindenberger

West Chester, Pennsylvania: Schiffer, 1992. First Edition. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo 9" tall, 144 pages, stiff wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

BEGINNER'S GUIDE: A Comprehensive Treatment of the Scientific Hobby of Stamp Collecting and conveying much information of more than ordinary interest to the general reader. Handbook Number Two

By Poole, Bertram W.H

Boston, Massachusetts: Mekeel-Severn-Wylie Co, circa 1925?. Original Wraps. Very Good. Small quarto, 44 pages, stiff brown paper wraps. A very good, clean, sound, copy with half inch tears to wraps at spine ends from bending, paper moderately yellowed, a few pages dog-eared..

$14.50

The NEW YORK FOREIGN MAIL CANCELLATIONS 1870 - 1876; Postal Markings Handbook No. 4

By Edwin Milliken

Chicago, Illinois: William R. Stewart, 1942. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo 9" tall, 31 pages, saddle-stitch pamphlet, stiff blue wraps. A very good, clean, sound copy with little shelf wear but slight yellowing of paper stock.

$19.00

The Recut Two-Cent U. S. Envelope Dies of the Series of 1904

By L. H. Barkhausen

State College, Pennsylvania: American Philatelic Society, 1950. Hardcover--paper over boards. Very Good/Very Good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 59 pages. A very good+, clean, neat, hardcover limited edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In the original plain brown paper dust wrapper.

$14.50

Sixgun Heroes: A Price Guide to Movie Cowboy Collectibles

By Theodore L. Hake and Robert D. Cauler

New York, New York: Wallace-Homestead Book Co, 1976. First Edition. Pictorial Wraps. Near Fine. Quarto, 11" tall, 139 pages. A near fine, clean, softcover first edition with light soiling to the paper covers, binding solid with no creasing along the backstrip, paper white.

$9.50

The Beatles: A Collection; A Comprehensive Guide to Beatles Collectibles and Their Values

By Robert and Cindy Del Buono

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: RobCin Associates, 1982. First Edition. Pictorial Wraps. Near Fine. Quarto, 11" tall, 128 pages, pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, softcover first edition copy with light rubbing to the cover, binding tight with no creasing to the backstrip, paper white.

$28.50

First Steps in Collecting

By G. M. Vallois

London, England: T. Werner Laurie Ltd, n.d. circa late 1920's?. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 9" tall, xii + 324 pages, 60 b&w photographs including 4 color plates, purple cloth with gilt titles and decoration. No date given. A near fine, clean, neat, hardcover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowing but with light foxing to the fore-edges and to margins of first and last pages. In a very good dust jacket with light edge wear, darkening to the backstrip.

$38.00