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Artifacts from "A Coat of Many Colors: Two Centuries of Jewish Life in Canada"

By Weizman, Sandra Morton

Hull, Quebec: Canadian Museum of Civilization Now called the Canadian Museum of History. This book is printed in English and French. Laid in is a long news clipping. 133 pp.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Oriental Rugs and Carpets; A Comprehensive Study
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Oriental Rugs and Carpets; A Comprehensive Study

By Dilley, Arthur Urbane/ Dimand, Maurice S.

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1959 289 pp. of rugs and carpets, some in color. Gift note. Price-clipped DJ chipped all round. Lower right corner shows slight wrinkling due to moisture.. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good Minus. Illus. by Various Artists. 8 1/2 x 11.

$18.00

Practical Collecting
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Practical Collecting

London: Hodder & Stoughton, Limited No information as to author is given. Date of writing is 1920. Page edges are heavily spotted with foxing. The author begins a discussion on furnishing a hall with an attack on the combined hat rack- umbrella stand. The dining room described has no comfortable chairs. The drawing room is renamed sitting room. It contains a grandfather clock, a bookcase of 300 books, a Bible box on a stand, a "cricket " or tea table, and a Chippendale mirror over the fireplace. The rest of the book compares various woods. 223 pp.. Hard Cover. Fair to Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

Matchlock to Machine Gun
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Matchlock to Machine Gun

By Elliot, Robert S.

Saint John, N.B./ Fredericton, N.B.: New Brunswick Museum/ Brunswick Press, 1981 The firearms collection of the New Brunswick Museum. Selected bibliography. 64 pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Rod Stears. 8 1/2 x 11 Oblong.

$25.00

Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares; Poterie Portneuf et Autres Vaisselles Anciennes
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Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares; Poterie Portneuf et Autres Vaisselles Anciennes

By Finlayson, R. W.

Don Mills, ON: Longman Canada Limited, 1972 Beige cloth on boards. DuplicateText in English and French. No marks or writing. DJ has seven very small edge tears and one 3-inch edge tear. 134 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

The Epicurean Collector; Exploring the World of Culinary Antiques
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The Epicurean Collector; Exploring the World of Culinary Antiques

By Dunne, Patrick

Boston: Bulfinch Press/ Little, Brown & Co., 2002 Gold cloth on boards. DJ has one 2-inch tear at bottom edge. Superior layout of text and photographs of antique cookware. A challenge to refine one's attitudes toward both cooking and collecting. Almost a one-of-a-kind book. 180 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good Plus. Illus. by Charles E. Walton IV. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Antique Collector's Dictionary
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Antique Collector's Dictionary

By Cowie, Donald/ Henshaw, Keith

Toronto: Info Books, 1978 Softcover. Complete, fully illustrated presentation of a wide variety of antique furnishings, fabrics, and dishes. Very clean, with no writing. 208 pp.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Various Photographers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Early American Rooms
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Early American Rooms

By Kettell, Russel Hawes (Ed.)

New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1967 Library rebind in very good condition, despite library stamps. Twelve rooms can be visited between Philadelphia and Boston. Drawings in direct orthographic projection. Historical background with each. Bright red cloth on boards. 200 pp. with index.. Dover Edition Reprint. Hard Cover(Rebound). Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Drawings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

Essays on Museums
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Essays on Museums

By Flower, Sir William Henry

Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press, 1972 Blue cloth on boards. Museum Organization. Modern Museums. Local Museums. School Museums. Boys' Museums. Booth Museum. Museum of the Royal Colllege of Surgeons of England. Biology. Anthropology. Biographical Sketches. 394 pp.. Reprint of 1898 Work. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Memories of Old Salem
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Memories of Old Salem

By Northend, Mary H.

New York: Moffat, Yard, and Company, 1917 Blue cloth on boards. Extensive repairs include taped hinges and glued illustrations. Derby Street. 341 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Fair to Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Silver; History and Design
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Silver; History and Design

By Glanville, Philippa (Ed.)

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997 Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Another fine reprint by Harry Abrams. 144 pp. with index.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Photos. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Museums Association; Report of Proceedings; Tenth Annual General Meeting; 1899
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Museums Association; Report of Proceedings; Tenth Annual General Meeting; 1899

By Howarth, E.. (Ed.)

London: Dulau & Co., 1900 Maroon cloth on boards. Interior very good and clean. Covers spotted and faded. Proceedings of the second 10-year meeting of the Museum Association in Brighton, reporting 64 members. Papers included: Natural History; School Children; Insect Case; Living Plants; Archaeological Evidences; Marine Animals; Birds; Art Student; and Mappin Art Gallery. 148 pp. plus ads.. First. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Chinese Jades in the Royal Ontario Museum
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Chinese Jades in the Royal Ontario Museum

By Dohrenwend, Doris

Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1971 Brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Two colour photos, with the remainder in B/W. The author has catalogued over 600 pieces of Chinese jade for the Royal Ontario Museum, which has led her to write this book. Laid in is an errata page. Shown are weapons and tools, burial jades, personal ornaments, sculpture, and vessels. 135 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos By Arthur Williams and Leighton Warren. 8 x 10 Oblong.

$100.00

New Brunswick Museum; Annual Report 1985-1986
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New Brunswick Museum; Annual Report 1985-1986

Saint John, N.B.: New Brunswick Museum, 1987 Colour covers on stapled booklet of 47 pp. No marks or damage. Text in French and English. Some full-page b/w illustrations inside. Old map of New France in colour on rear cover. . Soft Cover, Stapled. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 1/2 x 8 Oblong.

$15.00

Cabinets of Curiosities; Collections of the Vancouver Museum 1894-1981
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Cabinets of Curiosities; Collections of the Vancouver Museum 1894-1981

Vancouver: Vancouver Museum, 1981 Photo cover trade paperback of 92 pp. plus Departmental Histories.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tal.

$15.00

French Faience
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French Faience

By Lane, Arthur

New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970 Orange cloth on boards. No writing, but some short underlines. Large, colourful illlustrations. Text and index, 49 pp. plus 96 plates.. Second. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Good Plus. Illus. by Monochrome and Colour Plates from Various Collections. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

Early Canadian Timekeepers
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Early Canadian Timekeepers

By Varkaris, Jane and Connell, James E.

Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co., Ltd., 1993 Blue paper boards. One tiny edge tear foot of DJ. This book records and displays clocks and watches by Canadian individuals and companies prior to 1900. The several references to Saint John include the fact that a number of clock-related businesses were affected by the great fire of 1877. 272 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage.. First (No additional printings). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Photos. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$110.00

Encyclopedie Des Antiquites Du Quebec
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Encyclopedie Des Antiquites Du Quebec

By Lessard, Michel and Marquis, Huguette

Montreal: Les Editions De L'Homme, 1971 Colour photo cover paperback in French text. Believed Second Edition. No marks or damage. 526 pp. plus catalog.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Antique Furniture By New Brunswick Craftsmen
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Antique Furniture By New Brunswick Craftsmen

By Ryder, Huia G.

Toronto: McGraw- Hill Ryerson, Ltd., 1973 Paperback edition rebound on white boards. Acadians, Saint John City, St. John County, Charlotte County, Sunbury and York Counties, Kings and Queens Counties, Northeast Counties, Northwest Counties, Westmorland and Albert Counties, Campaign and Other Portable Furnniture, List of Cabinetmakers and Their Dates, and Bibliography. 180 pp.. Paperback Edition (Rebound). Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Map and Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Guide to Marks on Early Canadian Silver; 18th and 19th Centuries
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Guide to Marks on Early Canadian Silver; 18th and 19th Centuries

By Langdon, John E.

Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1968 Original black cloth on boards, lettered in silver. Foreword. Marks of Canadian Silversmiths. Supplement; Punch Marks of Robert Henderey and Henderey and Leslie (Punches now in the possession of Henry Birks & Son, Montreal). 104 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$60.00

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