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The Giuseppe Armani Collection from the Studios of Florence
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The Giuseppe Armani Collection from the Studios of Florence

Miller Import Corporation. Very Good; Covers worn.. 1997. Softcover. Many color photos of the Giuseppe Armani ceramic figurines. Price list laid in. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 129 pages .

$25.00

Renaissance Revival Victorian Furniture:  An Exhibition At the Grand  Rapids Art Museum, November 6 through December 6, 1976
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Renaissance Revival Victorian Furniture: An Exhibition At the Grand Rapids Art Museum, November 6 through December 6, 1976

Grand Rapids, MI: Grand Rapids Art Museum. Very Good; Covers faintly soiled.. 1976. Softcover. Color photo-illustrated stapled card covers. 39 etageres, chairs, tables, mirrors, and other items of furniture described and illustrated. Foreword by Fred. A. Myers. Introduction by Guest Curator Ann G. Perry. Bibliography. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [28] pages .

$20.00

Four Centuries of Silver:  Personal Adornment in the Qing Dynasty and After
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Four Centuries of Silver: Personal Adornment in the Qing Dynasty and After

By Duda, Margaret

Chicago: Art Media Resources, Ltd.. Very Good; Covers lightly rubbed.. 2002. 1st US paperback edition. Softcover. 9781588860316 . Softcover with French flaps. Acknowledgements, color photographs by Paul Duda, black and white illustrations by Chunming Gao, works consulted listing, captions listing, and index. A study of the silver artifacts of this important era in Chinese history featuring photographs of over 1,000 pieces. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages .

$75.00

Silk, Gold and the World\'s Most Elegant Return Receipt:  An Exhibition and  Sale of Fukusa by Orientations Gallery At Place Des Antiquaires November 9  Thru December 1, 1990
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Silk, Gold and the World's Most Elegant Return Receipt: An Exhibition and Sale of Fukusa by Orientations Gallery At Place Des Antiquaires November 9 Thru December 1, 1990

By Tosk, Susan

NY: Orientations Oriental Antiques, Ltd.. Very Good; Covers faintly rubbed.. 1990. Softcover. Color photo-illustrated stapled card covers. Exhibition and sale catalogue of fukusa, decorative Japanese textiles used as gift covers used by the nobility and introduced during the early Edo Period. Many color photos and descriptions of fukusa. Examples include fukusa for gifts to celebrate the New Year, marriage, retirement, scholarly achievement, the Tenjin Festival, and other occasions. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages .

$35.00

Chinese Jade:  Why Called the "Lucky Stone"
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Chinese Jade: Why Called the "Lucky Stone"

By Ti, Long Sang

NY: Chinese Curios Co., Inc.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and sunned, head and foot of spine . chipped, owner name penciled on verso of front free endpaper.. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan pictorial boards. Many photos. History and lore of Chinese jade plus several pages of Asian merchandise offered for sale by the Long Sang Ti Company. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 47 pages .

$15.00

Firehouse Collectibles:  An Illustrated Guide to Fire Department  Memorabilia from the Colonial Era to the Present Day
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Firehouse Collectibles: An Illustrated Guide to Fire Department Memorabilia from the Colonial Era to the Present Day

By Piatti, Mary Jane; Piatti, James

Middletown, NY: The Engine House. Very Good. 1979. First Edition. Softcover. 0935130004 . Many black and white photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages .

$10.00

La Fabrication Des Canons De Fusil En Damas a Nessonvaux, 1931
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La Fabrication Des Canons De Fusil En Damas a Nessonvaux, 1931

By Laport, George

Nessonvaux, Belgium: Editions De La Vie Wallonne. Very Good; Wraps sunned.. 1955. Reprint. Softcover. A revised reprint of this uncommon 1931 study of Belgian Damascus rifle barrels, published by Oscar Delcour, one of the manufacturers of these decoratively-patterned, twisted steel rifle barrels, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his firm's founding. Text in French. Printed stapled gray stiff wraps. Many photos and illustrations showing luxuriantly-mustachioed gunsmiths and blacksmiths at work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages .

$60.00

Early Lighting:  A Pictorial Guide
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Early Lighting: A Pictorial Guide

The Rushlight Club. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket foxed and worn.. 1979. Second Edition. Hardcover. 0917422031 . ix, 143pp. Many black and white photographs. A good reference for antique lighting from candlesticks to grease and wick lamps, to whale oil lamps, to the earliest gas and electric lighting fixtures. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Single Shot Rifles
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Single Shot Rifles

By Grant, James J.

NY: William Morrow and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges rubbed, page edges mildly foxed. . Jacket mildly foxed, chipped, and rubbed.. 1964. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. xi, 385 pages. Black and white frontispiece photo, black and white photos and illustrations, tables, diagrams, appendix, and index. Informative guide to American-made and foreign single-shot rifles with details on their history, remodeling, cartridges, and unique features. .

$45.00

Antique Fishing Tackle:  Hardy Reels
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Antique Fishing Tackle: Hardy Reels

By Miller, Jess

Perthshire, Scotland: Self Published. Very Good. 1987. First Printing. Softcover. Stapled color photo-illustrated softcover. Many color photos. A catalogue presentation of the author's collection vintage fly fishing reels and ephemera. Forward by James Booth, director of Sotheby's sporting goods and fishing tackle department. Signed by the author and Mr. Booth. ; Elephant Folio 23" tall; 24 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Bermuda\'s Antique Furniture and Silver
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Bermuda's Antique Furniture and Silver

By Hyde, Bryden Bordley

Baltimore: The Bermuda National Trust. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and lightly worn, price inked on rear jacket flap. 1971. Green cloth binding. xvii, 198pp. Many black and white photos. A comprehensive study of furniture and silver produced in Bermuda from 1612-1830. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$150.00

Top Outfits for Teenage Dolls
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Top Outfits for Teenage Dolls

By Hollis, Nesta; Janitch, Valerie

NY: Taplinger Publishing Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, jacket lightly . tattered.. 1973. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0800877683 . Illustrations and photos, including some color plates. How-to instructions for making various outfits for Barbie-type dolls. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 110 pages .

$20.00

The Gun Collector’s Handbook of Values:  Third Completely Revised Edition  1955-1956 Values
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The Gun Collector’s Handbook of Values: Third Completely Revised Edition 1955-1956 Values

By Chapel, Charles Edward

NY: Coward-McCann, Inc. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges rubbed, jacket chipped with . closed tears.. 1955. First Printing. Hardcover. xiii, 398 pages. Black and white photographs, bibliography, acknowledgements, and index. A study of small arms and firearms history with information on handguns, rifles, Confederate weapons, foreign armaments and oddities. .

$15.00

The Poole Potteries
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The Poole Potteries

By Hawkins, Jennifer

London: Barrie & Jenkins. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name embossed on title page.. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 0091424100 . Black cloth binding. Inscribed by the author on the front pastedown endpaper. Many black and white photos and illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Signed by Author .

$20.00

The Glass of Rene Lalique:  The Magriel Collection
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The Glass of Rene Lalique: The Magriel Collection

By Barter, Judith A. ;

Amherst, MA: Mead Art Museum, Amherst College. Very Good; Covers mildly rubbed.. 1979. Softcover. Photo-illustrated stapled card covers. Catalog of an exhibition of Lalique art glass held at Mead Art Museum February 6 - March 6, 1979. 70 items in exhibition checklist. Many b/w photos. ; [36] pages .

$14.00

The Pocket Watch Handbook
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The Pocket Watch Handbook

By Cutmore, M.

Exeter, UK: David and Charles. Very Good. 2004. Second Printing. Softcover. 9780715314623 . Acknowledgements, black and white photos and illustrations, diagrams, tables, glossary, appendix, references, and index. An historical study of the pocket watch from 1750-1900 with technical drawings, repairing, and dealer information. ; 208 pages .

$10.00

Rustic Furniture
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Rustic Furniture

Lexington, MA: Museum of Our National Heritage. Very Good; Dime-sized area of lift-off on front cover.. 1989. Softcover. Catalogue for exhibition of American rustic furniture held July, 23, 1989-January 14, 1990. Many photos. References. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [12] pages .

$20.00

American Silver from the Colonial Period through the Early Republic in the  Worcester Art Museum
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American Silver from the Colonial Period through the Early Republic in the Worcester Art Museum

By Buhler, Kathryn C.

Worcester, MA: Worcester Art Museum. Very Good; Covers faintly scuffed.. 1979. Softcover. Many black and white photos. Bibliography. 133 early American silver items described. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages .

$15.00

A Victorian Chair for all Seasons:  A Facsimile of the Brooklyn Chair  Company Catalogue of 1887
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A Victorian Chair for all Seasons: A Facsimile of the Brooklyn Chair Company Catalogue of 1887

Watkins Glen, NY: American Life Foundation Library of Victorian Culture. Very Good. 1978. Reprint. Softcover. 0892570369 . Many engravings. A great visual compendium of Victorian chair styles and a useful reference for the historian, furniture maker or restorer, and historic house enthusiast. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 138 pages .

$13.00

Playing Cards in the Victoria & Albert Museum
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Playing Cards in the Victoria & Albert Museum

By Hamilton, Jean

London: HMSO. Very Good. 1988. First Edition. Softcover. 0112904610 . Numerous illustrations, including some in color. Index, bibliography, catalogues raisonne. ; 80 pages .

$10.00

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