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MATERIAL CULTURE OF GERMAN TEXANS

By Hafertepe, Kenneth

College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2016. First Edition. VERY GOOD IN FINE DJ. 516pp., index, notes, illustrated, color photos,Sage endpapers,4to grey cloth, gilt spine titles, lower edge of boards bumped German immigrants of the 19th c. left a distinctive mark on the lifestyles and vernacular architecture of Texas. In this comprehensive survey the author includes materials from rural, small town, and urban settings, a masterful study covering pioneer generations in East Texas and the Hill Country as well as the Victorian era and early 20th c. Houses, and their furnishings, cemeteries, breweries and businesses, paintings, engravings richly illustrate the text.

$45.00

Civil War Relics of the Western Campaigns 1861-1865

By Charles S. Harris

Mechanicsville, Va: Rapidan Press, 1989. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Small sticker residue on dj flap. Bronze titles on 4to brown cloth. 1,000 photographs. Careful packing and free tracking.

$55.00

Price Guide to Antique Edged Weapons (Price Guide Series)

By Southwick, Leslie

U.S.A.: Antique Collectors Club Ltd, 1982. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Scratch on front of dust jacket nd wrinkle at head of spine, book label on front flap, all else bright and sharp with archival mylar cover added

$125.00

Antiques Journal Volume 12 - No 9

By Clarke, D. S. editor

Westfield, NY: the Antiques Journal, 1957. Soft cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1 page loose from staples. Articles on: Early Glass of the Pittsburg District 1797 - 1890 by Lowell Innes Glass Making in the Ohio Valley with photographs Early Free Blown Layfette Buttons A Look at Texas Currency by Clarence Criswell American Souvenir Spoons with photographs

$10.00

NAUTICAL ANTIQUES FOR THE COLLECTOR

By Randier, Jean

Doubleday, 1977. 1st Edition . Hardcover. New/New. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. No names, no writing, not a remainder. Bright sharp with fine dust jacket in archival mylar cover.

$20.00

American Military Belts and Related Equipments

By Dorsey, Stephen

U.S.A.: Pioneer Pr, 1984. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. Clean tight bright, fractional crease to lower back corner. No names, no writing, like new. Careful packing and free tracking.

$10.00

Old English Lustre Pottery

By John, W. D. and Baker, Warren

Newport, UK: Johns, 1951. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Gilt embellished folio green cloth. Rippling on spine, slope to boards, end papers foxed. Interior clean tight. 500 illustrations, 43 color, index. Good research copy.

$24.95

TISCHLERMEISTER JAHN

By Stover, Donald

San Antonio: Museum Association, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. FINE IN FINE DJ.. 62pp. Published in conjunction with an exhibit at the Witte Memorial Museum, Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, TX from August 15 to October 28, 1975. 62 pp. b/w images throughout. Three appendices: Checklist of New Braunfels Cabinet Makers (1845-1880), Immigration Agreement, and Advertisements in the Neu-Braunfelser Zeitung. Index. Clean, no names. Includes history of New Braunfels, and the surrounding area, Checklist of New Braunfels cabinet makers from 1845-1880, German Immigration Agreement, and Advertisements in the Neu-Braunfelser Zeitung (the oldest German running newspaper in Texas). Furniture photos include individual figures of the various Jahn identification marks and areas on furniture to search. Individual photos of numerous pieces verified as Jahn's work include side chairs, rocking chairs, work tables, sofas, tripod pedestal tables, washstands, chests of drawers, cupboards, wardrobes and bedsteads. Also includes

$100.00

Flow Blue: A Collector's Guide to Pattern, History and Values

By Snyder, Jeffrey B.

Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Schiffer Pub Ltd, 1992. First ed . Soft cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. No names, no writing, soil on bottom edge of text and a few pages. All illus in full color photography. 160pp.

$15.00

Furniture Made in America, 1875-1905

By Dubrow, Richard

Schiffer Pub, 1982. Revised . Soft cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Clean, tight, covers bright, no names, no writing, one corner crease. 318pp. Over 2,000 illustrtions.

$10.00

Oriental Rugs and Carpets Today, How to Choose and Enjoy Them

By Izmidlian, Georges

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Hippocrene Books, 1978. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean, tight, no names, head of spine bumped, dj price clipped. 100 illustrations, 128pp.

$12.00

ART OF PERSIAN RUG WEAVING

By Barazandeh, M. B.

Houston: Persian Rug Imports, 1974. Soft cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean, no names, 36pp., illus., map

$15.00

The Complete Color Encyclopedia of Antiques

By Ramsey, L. G. G.

New York, New York, U.S.A.: E P Dutton, 1967. Reprint . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Clean, no names, no writing, price clipped dj with edge wear and crases. 1472pp., index, glossary of terms, illustrated with 500 monochrome plates. Compiled from volumes I-V of the Concise Encyclopedia of Antiques and Volumes 1-11 of the Concise Encyclopedia of American Antiques.

$15.00

Collector's Guide to Dolls

By Taylor, Kerry

Secaucus, N. J.: Wellfleet, 1990. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Clean, tight, no names, no writing. Over 100 illustrations, most in color, 95pp.

$13.50

Indispensables Accessoires XVIe - XXe Siecle

By Delpierre, Madeleine Conservateur En Chef

Ville De Paris, France: Musee De La Mode et Du Costume, 1983. First Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12. Clean, tight, no names, no writing, corners sharp, covers bright with bit of edge wear. Exhibition held at Palais Galliera 8 Decembre 1983 - 23 Avril 1984. 136pp., glossaire, bibliographie, 54 illustrations. Designers represented include Chanel, Schiaparelli, Yves Saint-Laurent, Lanvin, Lalique, and others. French language

$30.00

Vintage Vanity Bags and Purses: An Identification & Value Guide
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Vintage Vanity Bags and Purses: An Identification & Value Guide

By Gerson, Roselyn

Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A.: Collector Books, 1994. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Clean, tight, corners sharp, no writing, head of spine bumped otherwise a fine bright unfaded copy. All color photographs plus old b/w advertisements, 270pp., bibliography, dimensions of each bag and estimated retail values. Includes necessaires, minaudieres, and chatelaines. Good and interesting information on cleaning leathers, jeweled vanity bags, lucite vanity purses, compacts, vanity boxes, meash vanity bags, carryalls, chatelaines and chatelettes, clutches and reticules, invention patents.

$15.00

American Rustic Furniture

By Osborn, Susan

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Crown Pub, 1986. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Clean (small penciled name of museum curator inside front cover). 200 B/W photographs and drawings, 149pp. Hand-hewn American rustic furniture became popular in the last half of the nineteenth century, most notably in the Adirondack mountain hideaways of the very wealthy. Price unclipped dust jacket.

$19.99

Tent & Town, Rugs and Embroideries from Central Asia - the H. McCoy Jones Collection

By M.H. De Young Memorial Museum

San Francisco, Ca.: Fines Arts Museum of San Francisco and M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, 1982. Soft cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Check list of the exhibition laid-in. (4pg.) Map of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with regions. Includes turkmen tribes, Salor, Saryk. Illus in color and b/w. 15pp.

$10.00

A Guide to the Proper Accoutrements for Hartford Produced Percussion Colt Revolvers
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A Guide to the Proper Accoutrements for Hartford Produced Percussion Colt Revolvers

By Sweeney, Fred

No Place: Author, 1993. First Edition . Soft cover. Collectible; Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾. Author's signature, place and date on title page. No other names, upper wrap color rubbed all else clean tight and bright. 53pp., spiral binding, photographs.

$10.00

Antiques: An Encyclopedia of the Decorative Arts

By Atterbury, Paul

London: Octopus, 1979. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Clean, no names, gilt-stamped leatherette, price unclipped dj with a little wear around the top of spine.

$7.00

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