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Lamborghinis: A Collector's Guide

by Harvey, Chris

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780900549694
Item Price
$70.00

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London, England: Motor Racing Publications Ltd, 1982. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Traces the design & layout of the product range over a span of nearly 20 years, with particular reference to the interchangeability of components amongst different models." Covers the early GT cars--the 350 & 400 GT & the Islero; the mid-engined supercars--the Miura, Jota,… Read more
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$70.00
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American Firearms: An Histology of American Gunsmiths, Arms Manufacturers & Patentees with Detailed Descriptions of their Arms

by Van Rensselaer, Stephen

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1947
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
Item Price
$80.00

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Watkins Glen, New York: Century House, 1947. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. in 288 pages, with black-&-white illustrations & photos throughout. EDITION, First Printing from 1947.Condition is solidly Good: red cloth-covered boards show rubbing to extremities, heavily bumped corners (down to boards on one corners). Generally clean, with light surface soiling & spotting. Binding strong &… Read more
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$80.00
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American Firearms: The Colt Supplement

by Van Rensselaer, Stephen

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
Item Price
$20.00

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Watkins Glen, New York: Century House, 1948. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Companion to the author's earlier book, "American Firearms: An Histology of American Gunsmiths, Arms Manufacturers & Patentees with Detailed Descriptions of their Arms" (see our listing #016022), focusing here on just Colt & their guns. In 95 pages, well illustrated. A FIRST … Read more
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$20.00
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In the Deco Style

by Klein, Dan

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780847806331
Item Price
$15.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Rizzoli, 2002. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/As New. Lavishly illustrated guide to all things art deco, in 287 with extensive Bibliography & Index, color & duotone photos on nearly every page. Square hardcover is Near fine: looks, feels, & smells like a Brand New book except for 1 flaw: rubbing… Read more
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$15.00
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The Art of Jewelry: A Survey of Craft and Creation

by Hughes, Graham

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780831704582
Item Price
$25.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Gallery Books, 1984. First Thus . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Lavishly illustrated overview of jewelry making & design from antiquity to the present. 248 pages with value guide, bibliography, & index. Orig. published in 1972, this is the first printing (First Thus) by Gallery Books/W.H. Smith of New York. Black-and-white & color photos throughout… Read more
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$25.00
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A History of Postcards: A Pictorial Record from the Turn of the Century to the Present Day

by Willoughby, Martin

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9781858911625
Item Price
$17.00

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London, England: Bracken Books/Studio Editions Ltd., 1992. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Lavishly illustrated, oversized hardcover traces the history & evolution of the postcard from the mid-1800s to the 1990s, focusing on the 20th century, in 160 pages with 200 full-color illustrations. Red cloth-covered boards, the book is Near fine: would be as new,… Read more
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$17.00
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Aloha Spirit: Hawaiian Art and Popular Design

by Congdon-Martin, Douglas; California Heritage Museum

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780764304897
Item Price
$40.00

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Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, 1998. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Lavishly illustrated on nearly every page, this book covers both popular & fine art created in Hawaii/by Hawaiians, as well as elements of the aloha home, tiki, food & drink, fashions, jewelry, sheet music & records, ukuleles, surfing, & much more!In 207 pages with… Read more
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$40.00
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English Children's Books - 1600 to 1900

by 'Muir, Percy'

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition, Later Printing 4th Printing
ISBN
9780713407198
Item Price
$21.00

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London, England: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1985. First British Edition, Later Printing 4th Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Lavishly illustrated overview of children's books published in England over these three critical centuries. In 256 pages with Index & 100+ illustrations throughout text. Both scholarly & of value to collectors! Contains the new preface to the Third Impression, which updated… Read more
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$21.00
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Military Medals and Insignia of the United States

by Morgan, J. McDowell

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1941
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd Printing
Item Price
$28.00

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Glendale, California: Griffin-Patterson Publishing Co., 1941. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Detailed guide, complete with illustrations, to American decorations & medals presented to those who served in all U.S. wars & military campaigns from the Revolution into World War II (during which this book appeared). In 148 pages, with both full color & black & white photographs… Read more
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$28.00
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United States War Medals

by Belden, Bauman L.

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$18.00

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Greenwich, Connecticut: Norm Flayderman, 1962. First Thus . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First Edition of this 1962 reprint (FIRST, Thus) of a classic collectors' guide from the American Numismatic Society first published in 1916 in an extremely limited edition. This reprint with Commentary by Norm Flayderman, in 72 pages + 1 full-color & 9 duotone full-page plates in rear.… Read more
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$18.00
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100 Years of Western Wear

by Beard, Tyler

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1993
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780879055912
Item Price
$10.00

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Salt Lake City, Utah: Gibbs-Smith, Publisher, 1993. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. As New. Arndt, Jim. Documents the origins & evolution of cowboy & cowgirl style from the late 1800s, in 160 pages with photos on nearly every page! Tons of information on clothing, hats, boots, ties, pins, boleros, & much more, with vintage items galore.… Read more
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$10.00
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Alice Through the Pillar-Box and What She Found There: A Philatelic Phantasy

by King, Gerald M.; Carroll, Lewis

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780233970592
Item Price
$20.00

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London, England: Andre Deutsch Ltd, 1978. First British Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Tenniel, Sir John. A stunning copy of this unique "'philatelic phantasy' that stamps a new look on an old story" drawing on the original text by Lewis Carroll & drawings by Sir John Tenniel to create special issue stamps & first-day covers. A FIRST… Read more
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$20.00
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Collectikible: Mr. G's First Solo Art Book

by Mr. G.; Nash (Ed)

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
2005
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition First Printing
Item Price
$70.00

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Burnout Magazine, 2005. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. As New. Mr. G.. Collection of work by Japanese graphic artist "Mr. G," who always incorporates tiki images into his art & is the premier tiki artist in his country. 80 pages. SIGNED BY ARTIST with an inscription "To Nick, 2006" on half title page. Large softcover book… Read more
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$70.00
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Retro-Electro: Collecting Technology from Atari to Walkman

by Tozzo, Pepe

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
2005
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780789313027
Item Price
$10.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Universe, 2005. First American Edition . Hardcover. Good. Clearance! Collector's guide to vintage technology, including early phones, pens, calculators, watches, portable computing devices, cameras, games, & more! Estimated values in US dollars & British pounds are provided for each item, along with a full-color photo & description. 160 pages. Orig. published in the… Read more
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$10.00
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The Collector

by Fowles, John

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Later Printing 4th Printing
Item Price
$40.00

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Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown & Company, 1963. First Edition Later Printing 4th Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Author's first novel, a classic tale of erotomania & sexual obsession featuring a timid butterfly collector, Frederick Clegg. A FIRST EDITION, Fourth Printing, this hardcover octavo has orange tweed cloth-covered boards with publisher's embossed seal to front cover & black/gilt title… Read more
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$40.00
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Great Books and Book Collectors

by Thomas, Alan

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780671807924
Item Price
$14.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Excalibur Books/Simon & Schuster, 1983. First American Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/VG-. Eminent London bookseller examines some of the world's greatest books (& their collectors) throughout history & their importance in the advancement of human civilization. Gorgeous, oversized hardback with yellow cloth-covered boards & brown patterned design to center front cover has… Read more
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$14.00
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The Collector's Book of Children's Books

by Quayle, Eric

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1971. First American Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Munro, Gabriel. Brilliantly illustrated guide to collectible children's books from the 16th century through the 1960s by a recognized expert bookman & collector himself. Heavy emphasis on 19th-early 20th-century books. In 144 pages, with full-color & black-and-white illustrations throughout by Gabriel… Read more
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$25.00
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Star Trek Collectibles

by Cornwell, Sue; Kott, Mike; House of Collectibles Staff

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780876379943
Item Price
$5.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: House of Collectibles/Random House , 1996. Soft cover. Near Fine. Clearance! Now out of print, this is an incredibly comprehensive guide to everything collectible Star Trek through the original series' 30th anniversary, covering all the series through DS9 & the first 8 movies. In 259 pages with Index & profuse black-and-white illustrations, plus… Read more
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$5.00
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An Encyclopedia of Trekkie Memorabilia: Identification and Value Guide

by Gentry, Chris; Gibson-Downs, Sally

Seller
Gargoyle Books
Published
1988
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780896890664
Item Price
$10.00

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Florence, Alabama: Book Americana, 1988. Soft cover. As New. First Edition oversized softcover is a wealth of information on all things connected to Star Trek, the original series, & the first three movies. Lavishly illustrated in full color & black and white. 269 pages. Columns for issue price, current value, & a blank to fill in what you… Read more
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$10.00
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Company, 1962. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Comprehensive guide for the collector, lavishly illustrated. FIRST EDITION, First Printing, from November 1962. In 444 pages with Index, Bibliography, hundreds of black-and-white illustrations throughout text, & full-color frontispiece. Oversized hardcover is very clean & binding is square & solid. Pages nice & white,… Read more
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$30.00