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New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1950. 39pp. Stapled grey wraps. Cover mildly faded, contents clean and unmarked. Illustrated. Sale number 1208 held on December 13, 1950.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Collectors' Firearms ; -Court Swords & Other Edged Weapons Keys, Chests & Other Metalwork From the Collection of the Late W. H. Coverdale. 8vo… Read more
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Book-Plates

by Hardy, W.J.

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Published
1893
Condition
Fair
Edition
First American Edition Autographed
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$18.00

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1893. 175pp. Marroon cloth. Ex-library with usual markings, ibut also ncluding a bookplate of the Boston Athenaeum on the front pastedown, which states that the book was purchased with "the income of the fund given by John Bromfield of Boston, merchant, b.1779. d.1849." Bromfield was a benefactor of the… Read more
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Nickel Coins

by The International Nickel Co. of Canada, Limited

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
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$18.00

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New York: The International Nickel Co. of Canada, Limited, 1930. 125pp. Black cloth. Light wear and light scuffing, contents are mildly toned and clean, and book is very sound, former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Americana from the Time of the Discovery with a Selection for Other Voyages & Travels - Catalogue No. 20

by Robinson, William H.

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Published
1928
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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Newcastle-on-Tyne: William H. Robinson, 1928. 152pp. Printed wraps. Covers heavily soiled, contents are clean and unmarked, one inch margin tear to last page. Illustrated. . Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Uhren Ein Handbuch Für Sammler Und Liebhaber, Mit 120 Abbildungen

by Bassermann-Jordan, Ernst Von

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Published
1920
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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Berlin: Richard Carl Schmidt & Co., 1920. viii, 178, xviii pp. Grey boards, gilt lettering and decoration. Corners worn, backstrip half missing, contents clean and unmarked, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, binding is tight. Illustrated throughout. Text is in German, glossary in rear in German, English and French.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1859 (Volume II)

by Bishop, Wm. D. (Commissioner of Patents)

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Published
1860
Condition
Good
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$18.00

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Washington: George W. Bowman, Printer, 1860. 590 pp. Brown stamped cloth, gilt spine lettering. Spine partially sunned, tiny bit of insecting to front hinge, endpapers foxed, text is mildly age-toned and the binding is tight and sound, a chip and clean tear to front endpaper repaired. Book contains hundreds of illustrations of patented mechanical devices only;… Read more
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The Official Guidebook of Colonial Williamsburg

by Colonial Williamsburg

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
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$15.00

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Williamsburg, Virginia: Colonial Williamsburg, 1951. 96pp, color folding map. Printed cloth copied from and eighteenth-century fabric owned by Colonial Williamsburg. Illustrated throughout, laid-in is a notice describing the cover fabric. Book is in very sound condition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Albert Koch. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Print ; A Quarterley Journal of the Graphic Arts (Volume II, Numbers 3 and 4 Oct.-Dec. 1941)

by Rudge, William Edwin (Editor)

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
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$12.00

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New Haven: William Edwin Rudge, 1941. 176pp. Illustrated wraps. Spine sunned, 1 inch clean tear to front foredge, contents are toned but clean. Articles include,Printers' Marks, Etching, Trial Designs for a New Newspaper and more.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Clocks and Watches

by Avery, Amos G.

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Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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New York: Privately Printed 24pp. Stapled wraps. Owner's name on front cover, contents are clean. A pamphlet excerpted from The Concise Encyclopedia of American Antiques. SIGNED by the author on the inside front cover.. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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New Haven Clock Company Catalogue, 1898-1899

by New Haven Clock Company

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Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
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$165.00

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New Haven, Conn.: New Haven Clock Company, 1898. 176p. Stiff purple wraps, gilt lettering. Book would be near fine condition except for 3/4 inch rodent-chewed section along foredge of cover and first pages, not affecting text or illustrations, contents are mildly toned but otherwise clean. Fine illustrations, descriptions and prices of every clock. Clocks included are… Read more
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New York: Parke-Bernte Galleries, Inc., 1942. 171pp. Stiff grey wrapper, marroon lettering. Spine sunned, spot to lower front cover, some binding glue residue to several gutters, slight dampstaining to last 40 pages, contents are complete and otherwise unmarked and quite clean. Spectacular collection of important works by old and modern masters- El Greco, Gainsborough,Daumier, Degas, Gauguin, Van… Read more
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$40.00
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Stanley Gibbons, Limited Priced Catalogue of Stamps of Foreign Countries (1912) Part 2

by Stanley Gibbons, Ltd.

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Published
1912
Condition
Good
Edition
Twenty-second
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$9.00

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London: Stanley Gibbons, Limited, 1912. xii+756 pp. Green cloth, wear to edges, vertical crease to front cover and a vertical wrinkle to rear cover, backstrip partly split. Hinges split but holding. Contents are clean.. Twenty-second. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Historical Air Mail Catalogue; An Authoritative Catalogue of Air Mail Stamps and Historical Covers; 1929

by K.Lissiuk Philatelic Co.

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Published
1929
Condition
Fair
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$10.00

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New York: K. Lissiuk Philatelic Co., Inc., 1929. 167pp+ads. 8vo. Blue cloth over boards, gilt decorated. Covers worn, backstrip loose but joints holding, gilt somewhat faded. Contents lightly toned and slightly shaken.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.
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Crowns of France, Louis XVI to deGaulle

by Kirby, Norm H.

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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Chicago: Privately Published, 1968. 64pp. SIGNED. White cloth over boards, blue lettering. Very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Contents are clean and some pages are lightly wrinkled, but no evidence of water staining. Signed by author on front free endpaper.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Privately Printed.
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English Coins From the Seventh Century To the Present Day

by Brooke, George C.

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Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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New York: Lincoln Macveagh The Dial Press, 1932. 277pp+64 plates. Clean and sound hardcover with medallion on front cover. Spine faded. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown, coin bibliography handwritten in pencil on rear endpaper, tissue guards are loose. Contents are age-toned but clean. Comprehensive history of English coinage and a classified description of them.. Hard… Read more
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Old World Lace or A Guide for the Lace Lover

by Blum, Clara M.

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Published
1920
Condition
Fair
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$10.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1920. 85pp. First Edition. 74 photo illustrations Brown paper over boards with title label pasted to front cover, buckram spine. Ex-library copy with all the usual markings, shaken, hinges split but holding. Contents quite clean. A concise guide to the appreciation of lace and how the many designs are… Read more
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