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Portland Glass Company

By Swan, Frank H.

Providence, RI: The Roger Williams Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, lightly toned, chipped . at spine with a closed tear and a small piece missing from the top of the . back panel.. 1939. First Printing. Hardcover. Cobalt blue cloth, title on front board in gilt. Black and white photos and index. Company story told using accounts of the plant and its activities featuring a representative sampling of the products and patterns it produced. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf. ; 127 pages; Signed by Author .

$35.00

Everybody\'s Book of the Queen\'s Dolls\' House
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Everybody's Book of the Queen's Dolls' House

By Benson, A. C. (editor) ; Weaver, Sir Lawrence

London: The Daily Telegraph Adn Methuen & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, owner address label on front . and rear pastedowns.. 1924. Hardcover. First edition of the abbreviated version of the two-volume edition of this work, which describes the rooms and furnishings of Queen Mary's dollhouse. Photogravure profile portrait of Queen Mary with facsimile manuscript letter thanking the British public for this dollhouse gift. Many sepia-tone photos and other illustrations. A few color plates. Illustrated endpapers by Ernest H. Shepard. ; Unpaginated pages .

$25.00

The Pine Furniture of Early New England
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The Pine Furniture of Early New England

By Kettell, Russell Hawes

NY: Dover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Toned at front hinge, previous owner . bookplate on ffep. Jacket toned, chipped with closed tears.. N.D.. Reprint. Hardcover. Decorative burgundy cloth binding. xxii, 11 pages, 229 pages of plates, 55 pages of drawings. Black and white illustrations and photos, a short list of books and museums. A practical reference guide and handicraft manual on period furniture of Colonial New England. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$25.00

Rare and Important Travel Posters, November 15, 2010
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Rare and Important Travel Posters, November 15, 2010

NY: Swann Auction Galleries. Very Good. 2010. Softcover. B00IBK4SN6 . Catalogue for Public Auction Sale 2230. Bibliography, artist index. 189 vintage travel posters catalogued and most with color photos. .

$17.00

Pocket Book of American Pewter:  The Makers and the Marks
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Pocket Book of American Pewter: The Makers and the Marks

By Jacobs, Celia

Boston: Herman Publishing Service. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front free endpaper creased, jacket . lightly toned, several closed tears.. 1970. Second Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth. Black and white illustrations, appendices, notes, and index. Pocket sized handbook featuring 440 reproductions of every known identifying mark of early American pewterers. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 93 pages .

$10.00

ABC Book of Early Americana
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ABC Book of Early Americana

By Sloane, Eric

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket dampstained and tattered, owner . bookplate on front free endpaper.. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth boards with black cloth spine. A lushly illustrated compendium of early American artifacts, antiques and architecture. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Peepshow Into Paradise
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Peepshow Into Paradise

By Gordon, Lesley

London: George G. Harrap & Company. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards and jacket soiled, corners rubbed, jacket . soiled and has a few closed tears and corner missing from rear panel.. 1953. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with yellow topstain. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Six color plates, black and white illustrations, appendix, bibliography, and index. An historical reference detailing the origins and development of toys of all kinds featuring a list of museums and repositories where examples can be found. ; 264 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Collector\'s Guide to Old Fishing Reels
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Collector's Guide to Old Fishing Reels

By Homel, Dan

Bellingham, WA: Forrest-Park Publishers. Near Fine. 1995. Second Printing. Softcover. 1879522012 . Black and white illustrations, black and white photos, appendices. A direct, concise guide to collecting old fishing reels. ; 95 pages .

$15.00

Pioneer Postcards:  The Story of Mailing Cards to 1898 with an Illustrated  Checklist of Publishers and Titles
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Pioneer Postcards: The Story of Mailing Cards to 1898 with an Illustrated Checklist of Publishers and Titles

By Burdick, J. R.

Franklin Square, NY: Nostalgia Press. Very Good. [1964]. Revised Edition. Softcover. Revised edition issued after Burdicks death. Red printed card covers. Many illustrations. A good reference for the postcard collector describing the earliest examples of American and European postcards. ; 200 pages .

$15.00

Catalogue of Furniture. Silver, Pewter, Glass, Ceramics, Paintings, Prints  Together with Allied Arts and Crafts of the Period 1636-1836
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Catalogue of Furniture. Silver, Pewter, Glass, Ceramics, Paintings, Prints Together with Allied Arts and Crafts of the Period 1636-1836

Cambridge, MA: University. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Glassine jacket tattered, owner bookplate . on front pastedown.. 1936. Hardcover. Green printed boards with glassine jacket. A catalogue of decorative arts exhibition held at Harvard's School of Architecture in celebration of the university's tercentenary, July 25 - Sept. 21, 1936. Foreword by Edward W. Forbes. ix, 114 pp plus 70 black and white plates. Exhibition catalogue, biographical index. A useful reference for early American furniture and decorative arts. .

$17.00

Precious & Semi-Precious Jewelry Including the Celebrated \'Peregrina\' From  the Collection of His Grace the Tenth Duke of Manchester and Other Sources  Including Estate of Francis F. Ingber
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Precious & Semi-Precious Jewelry Including the Celebrated 'Peregrina' From the Collection of His Grace the Tenth Duke of Manchester and Other Sources Including Estate of Francis F. Ingber

NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1969. Softcover. Printed green softcover. Many b/w photos. Auction held January 23, 1969. .

$15.00

Currier & Ives Prints:  An Illustrated Check List
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Currier & Ives Prints: An Illustrated Check List

By Conningham, Frederic A.

NY: Crown Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed.. 1983. 1st Revised Edition. Hardcover. 0517551152 . xx, 300 pp. Some illustrations. "The most complete catalog of Currier & Ives prints ever assembled, this popular guide lists the almost 7,000 known prints, along with precise title, description, date of publication when known, and exact size." (from front jacket flap). .

$20.00

Coins of Bible Days
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Coins of Bible Days

By Banks, Florence Aiken

NY: The Macmillan Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, rear boards cracked.. 1955. First Printing. Hardcover. xiii, 178 pp, index, notes, bibliography, glossary. Navy cloth binding. Map endpapers. Many illustrations of ancient coins. .

$11.00

Poor Man's Guide to Bottle Collecting
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Poor Man's Guide to Bottle Collecting

By Austen, Ferol

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Good in Good dust jacket; Musty, usual library stamps and markings.. 1971. Hardcover. 0385075324 . Tan cloth binding. Many b/w photos. Photo glossary of types of bottles and terminology. ; Ex-Library; 161 pages .

$12.00

Steindler's New Firearms Dictionary
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Steindler's New Firearms Dictionary

By Steindler, R. A.

Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Some foxing to the end papers and an . owner label. Jacket is lightly toned and is foxed on the reverse.. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0811716759 . Brown pebbled cloth binding with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Black and white photographs and bibliography. A classic reference for anybody who works with, writes about, or talks about guns, presented in a familiar dictionary format. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 319 pages .

$15.00

Modern Oriental Carpets:  A Buyer's Guide
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Modern Oriental Carpets: A Buyer's Guide

By Schlick, Donald P.

Rutland, VT: Tuttle Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed and has a 1/2 . inch closed tear.. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. 0804809305 . Illustrations by Yvonne J. Schlick. Pictorial boards in a matching pictorial dust wrapper. Black and white photographs and drawings, plates section with colored photographs, pricing table and bibliography. An historical look at the ancient craft of rug making featuring 38 color plates that show the intricate beauty inherent in Oriental carpets. ; 139 pages .

$10.00

Dolls and Puppets
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Dolls and Puppets

By Von Boehn, Max

Boston: Charles T. Branford Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Address label on front flyleaf, jacket . tattered and foxed with loss at head of spine.. 1956. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Translated by Josephine Nicoll. Note on puppets by George Bernard Shaw. Blue cloth binding. Many illustrations. ; 522 pages .

$13.00

Colleen Moore's Doll House:  The Story of the Most Exquisite Toy in the  World
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Colleen Moore's Doll House: The Story of the Most Exquisite Toy in the World

By None noted

Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co. , Inc.. Very Good; Covers scuffed.. 1935. Softcover. Photo illustrated stapled softcover. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Film actress Colleen Moore hired artists and engineers to build and decorate her elaborate dollhouse, which now resides at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. .

$10.00

Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares
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Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares

By Finlayson, W.

Don Mills, ON, Canada: Longman Canada. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered.. 1971. Hardcover. Bilingual text in French and English. Many photographs, including some in color. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 134 pages .

$25.00

Art Deco and Modernist Carpets
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Art Deco and Modernist Carpets

By Day, Susan

San Francisco: Chronicle Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. First Printing. Hardcover. 0811836134 . Index, many color photos. "...[C]harts the evolution of carpet design out of the floral effusions of Victorian salons and into the angular elegance of Art Deco and bold abstraction of Modernism popularized by the machine age." ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 224 pages .

$25.00

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