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COLLECTING OLD MAPS
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COLLECTING OLD MAPS

By Manasek, Francis J.

Norwich, Vermont: Terra Nova Press, 1998. (xi) 315 pp. Please note, this book weighs 3.5 pounds and the shipping will be considerably higher than normal. Green cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and maps. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name whited-out on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Introduction; Part One: Collecting Old Maps: Before You Begin; Names of Map Parts; Kinds of Maps; How Maps Look; Facsimiles, Forgeries, other Copies; Condition and Conservation; On Building a Map Collection; Prices - The Markets Speak. Part Two: The Maps Collected: An Introductory Survey of the Diversity of Printed Maps. Part Three: Appendices: The Makers of Maps; The Map Collector's Reference Library; Roman Numerals; Mapwords: A Foreign Dictionary; The Substance of Maps: Paper and Vellum; and Chemistry for Map Collectors; followed by a glossary and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 4to.

$44.95

ELVIS - AN AMERICAN CLASSIC
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ELVIS - AN AMERICAN CLASSIC

By Presley, Elvis

New York: RCA Victor, 1978. This is a tin picture plaque featuring a painting of Elvis with one of his pink Cadillacs, in full colour. The plaque measures 8" by 11.5".. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to. Art, prints & posters.

$9.95

THE BEATLES - TIME TRAVEL - Tin Picture Plaque
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THE BEATLES - TIME TRAVEL - Tin Picture Plaque

By The Beatles (Ringo Starr; John Lennon; Paul McCarthey; George Harrison)

London: EMI Records, 1978. This is a tin picture plaque featuring The Beatles in black and white, a picture from the early 1960s with a Rolling Stone cover super-imposed over the image, featuring the band from the late 1960s. The plaque measures 8" by 11.5".. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. Art, prints & posters.

$9.95

LUDWIG DRUM KIT - Tin Picture Plaque
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LUDWIG DRUM KIT - Tin Picture Plaque

By The Beatles (John Lennon; Paul McCarthey; Ringo Starr; George Harrison)

London: EMI Records, 1978. This is a tin picture plaque featuring an iconic photograph of The Beatles in black and white, a shot from the 1960s featuring the band behind Ringo's Ludwig drum kit. The plaque measures 8" by 11.5".. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. Art, prints & posters.

$9.95

THE PACIFIC WAR MEMORIAL COMMISSION PROUDLY PRESENTS - IN PERSON - ELVIS - and His Show
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THE PACIFIC WAR MEMORIAL COMMISSION PROUDLY PRESENTS - IN PERSON - ELVIS - and His Show

By Presley, Elvis

Honolulu, Hawai: RCA Victor, 1961. This is a tin picture plaque featuring Elvis in his gold suit and celebrating a benefit show that he did in Honolulu on Saturday, March 25th, 1961. Along with Elvis for the show were Minnie Pearl, The Jordanaires, D. J. Fontana, Scotty Moore and others. All the receipts from ticket sales went to The USS Arizona Memorial Fund. The plaque measures 8" by 11.5".. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to. Art, prints & posters.

$14.95

ELVIS SINGS - Return to Sender - and - Where Do You Come From
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ELVIS SINGS - Return to Sender - and - Where Do You Come From

By Presley, Elvis

Don Mills, Ontario: RCA Limited, 1979. RCA 2706. Billed as part of the Collector Series, originally recorded in 1962, re-released as a 45 rpm record in a pictorial cardboard sleeve sometime in the late 70s. The vinyl is probably a bit scratched but I have no way to test it and there is some rubbing on the sleeve. Simply an Elvis Collectible.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Vinyl Record.

$9.95

ALL SHOOK UP - with - HEARTBREAK HOTEL
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ALL SHOOK UP - with - HEARTBREAK HOTEL

By Presley, Elvis

Don Mills, Ontario: RCA Limited, 1979. RCA 2694. Billed as part of the Collector Series, originally recorded in 1957, re-released as a 45 rpm record in a pictorial cardboard sleeve sometime in the late 70s. The vinyl is probably a bit scratched but I have no way to test it and there is some rubbing on the sleeve. Simply an Elvis Collectible.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Vinyl Record.

$9.95

LOVE ME TENDER - with - ONE NIGHT
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LOVE ME TENDER - with - ONE NIGHT

By Presley, Elvis

Don Mills, Ontario: RCA Limited, 1979. RCA 2720. Billed as part of the Collector Series, originally recorded in 1956 and 1957, re-released as a 45 rpm record in a pictorial cardboard sleeve sometime in the late 70s. The vinyl is probably a bit scratched but I have no way to test it and there is some rubbing on the sleeve. Simply an Elvis Collectible.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Vinyl Record.

$9.95

BOOK MAILER FROM WORLD PUBLISHING
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BOOK MAILER FROM WORLD PUBLISHING

By Derleth, August

New York: World Publishing, 1955. For the August Derleth - Arkham House collector who has everything: a book mailer from The World Publishing Company in New York City, addressed to August Derleth of Sauk City, Wisconsin. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Ephemera.

$14.95

BOOK MAILER FROM HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
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BOOK MAILER FROM HOUGHTON MIFFLIN

By Derleth, August

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1955. For the August Derleth - Arkham House collector who has everything: a book mailer from Houghton Miffling of Cambridge, Massachsetts, addressed to August Derleth of Sauk City, Wisconsin. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Ephemera.

$14.95

ORIENTAL ART - Chinese Jade and Semi-Precious Mineral Carvings
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ORIENTAL ART - Chinese Jade and Semi-Precious Mineral Carvings

By Marion, Louis J. (auctioneer) (with William A. Smyth; Anthony N. Bade; Andrew Nisbet; Charles Retz)

New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1955. 72 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some aging around the edges; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This is a catalogue from Sale Number 1589 from a public auction at Parke-Bernet Galleries, 980 Madison Avenue, New York on Wednesday and Thursday, April 13 and 14 at 1:45 P.M. The Contents are: Conditions of Sale; Order of Sale: First Session: Chinese and Japanese Ivory Carvings; Chinese Gold Ornaments and Semi-Precious Mineral Jewelry; Chinese Jades and Other Semi-Precious Mineral Carvings; Chinese Single-Color and Decorated Porcelains; Chinese Early Dynastic Porcelain and Pottery; Chinese Early Dynastic Bronzes. Second and Last Session: Chinese Snuff Bottles; Chinese Jades and Other Semi-Precious Mineral Carvings; Japanese and Other Scroll Paintings; Lamps; Chinese Furniture and Decorative Objects; and Chinese Rugs and Textiles.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ephemera.

$14.95

ORIENTAL ART - Fine Chinese Jades and Other Semi-Precious Mineral Carvings
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ORIENTAL ART - Fine Chinese Jades and Other Semi-Precious Mineral Carvings

By Marion, Louis J. (auctioneer) (with William A. Smyth; Anthony N. Bade; Theodore J. Muldoon; Charles A. Hellmich)

New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1961. 53 pp. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This is a catalogue from Sale Number 2007 from a public auction at Parke-Bernet Galleries, 980 Madison Avenue, New York on Thursday, January 5th, 1961 at 1:45 P.M. The Contents are: Conditions of Sale; Order of Sale: Afternoon Session: Luristan Bronzes of the II Millenium B.C.; Indonesian Art; Chinese Early Dynastic Bronzes; Siamese, Japanese and Indian Sculptures; Korean Procelain and Pottery; Chinese Early Dynastic Pottery and Porcelain; Chinese Single-Color and Decorated Porcelain; Chinese Jades and Other Semi-Previous Mineral Carvings; Chinese and Other Paintings; Chinese Furniture and Decorations; and Japanese Screens.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ephemera.

$14.95

CHINESE, INDIAN AND OTHER ORIENTAL ART - Important Jade Carvings
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CHINESE, INDIAN AND OTHER ORIENTAL ART - Important Jade Carvings

By Marion, Louis J. (auctioneer) (with William A. Smyth; Theodore J. Muldoon; Charles A. Hellmich; John L. Marion)

New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1962. 87 pp. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This is a catalogue from Sale Number 2088 from a public auction at Parke-Bernet Galleries, 980 Madison Avenue, New York on Thursday and Friday, February 22 and 23, 1962. The Contents are: Order of Sale: First Session: Chinese Snuff Bottles; Chinese and Japanese Ivories; Siamese Bronze Sculptures; Chinese Jades and Other Semi-Precious Mineral Carvings; Chinese Early Dynastic Potter and Porcelain; Chinese Bronzes; Chinese and Japanese Wood and Stone Sculptures; Chinese Paintings; Japanese Paintings. Second and Last Session: Indian Miniatures; Indian and Tibetan Bronzes; Indian Stone Sculptures; Tibetan Buddhistic Paintings (Thangkas) of the xvii - xviii Century; Chinese Single-Color and Decorated Porcelains; Chinese Jades and Other Semi-Precious Mineral Carvings; Chinese Rugs; Chinese Furniture and Decorative Objects - Japanese Screens. Dropped in is a very short newspaper article about some of the auction results.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ephemera.

$14.95

CATALOGUE OF THE TIBETAN COLLECTION - and Other Lamaist Material in the Newark Museum
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CATALOGUE OF THE TIBETAN COLLECTION - and Other Lamaist Material in the Newark Museum

By Olson, Eleanor (curator) (foreword by Katherine Coffey)

Newark, New Jersey: The Newark Museum, 1961. (vi) 106 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some small ink marks on the upper right of the front cover; also a few significant notes inside and a dropped-in short newspaper article about the Tibetan Collection. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Textiles, Needlework and Rugs: Tibetan Woolen Fabrics; Lamaist Silks Woven in China; Lamaist Appliqued and Embroidered Articles; Non-Lamaist Textiles Imported to Tibet; Rugs and Felts. Costume: Secular Garments; Secular Hats; Clerical Garments; Clerical Hats and Headgear; Belts and Accessories; Boots and Boot Garters. Jewelry and Related Articles: Hair Ornaments, Toilet Articles; Earrings and Ear Ornaments; Finger Rings; Milk Pail Hook; Woman's Belt Pendants; Chatelaines; Image Belt; and Zi Beads; followed by a bibliography.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ephemera.

$14.95

GEORGIAN FURNITURE - Silver, Paintings and Drawings - and - CHINESE FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ART
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GEORGIAN FURNITURE - Silver, Paintings and Drawings - and - CHINESE FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ART

By Marion, Louis J. (auctioneer) (with Anthony N. Bade; William A. Smyth; Theodore J. Muldoon; Charles A. Hellmich)

New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1961. 88 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some fading around the edges; a few ink marks in the back. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This is a catalogue from Sale Number 2033 from a public auction at Parke-Bernet Galleries, 980 Madison Avenue, New York on Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, 1961. The Contents are: Order of Sale: First Session: Canton, Nanking and Other Table Porcelains and China; Silver and Silver-Pated Ware; Chinese Porcelain and Pottery; Chinese Furniture and Decorations; English Furniture and Decorations. Second and Last Session: Georgian and Other Old Silver and Sheffield Plate; Prints; Drawings by Rowlandson and Others; Paintings; English Furniture and Decorations; and Oriental Rugs.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Ephemera.

$14.95

MONDO BARBIE - Barbie Doll
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MONDO BARBIE - Barbie Doll

By Peabody, Richard; Ebersole, Lucinda (editors) (Marge Piercy; A.M. Homes; Denise Duhamel; Sandra Cisneros; Jeanne Beaumont; Gary Soto; Lynne McMahon; Kathryn Harrison; Patricia Storace; Richard Grayson; Leslie Shiel; Alice McDermott; John Varley)

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993. (xvii) 185 pp. Trade paperback with French flaps. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This anthology contains: Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy; A Real Doll by A. M. Homes; Miss America 1990; Kinky; Astrology Barbie; and It's My Body by Denise Duhamel; Barbie-Q by Sandra Cisneros; Playing with Barbie by Jeanne Beaumont; Barbie by Gary Soto; Barbie's Ferrari by Lynne McMahon; Thicker Than Water by Kathryn Harrison; Barbie Doll by Patricia Storace; Twelve-step Barbie by Richard Grayson; Barbie Dolls by Leslie Shiel; That Night by Alice McDermott; Experience by Laura Costas; Voodoo Silences by Sharon Henry; Barbie Meets the Scariest Fatso Yet by Cookie Lupton; Playing with Dolls; and Living Doll by David Trinidad; How Barbie Warped Me by Lisa B. Herskovitz; The Black Lace Panties Triangle; and Barbie's Crank Call by Belinda Subraman; The Barbie Murders by John Varley; Barbie's Little Sister; and Barbie Disappeared One Day by Ellie Schoenfeld; Barbie: A Memoir by Sparrow; Navy Barbie; Barbie Hunts Through Medical Books; and Barbie Wonders About Buying a Coffin by Lyn Lifshin; Floor Show by Julia Alvarez; Call Me Barbie by Gregg Shapiro; Triangles by Cathryn Hankla; Bar Barbie by Wayne E. Kline; Barbie and Ken Ken and Barbie by Philip Levine; Barbie Comes Out by Rebecca Brown; Barbie by Jose Padua; Hell's Angel Barbie; and Confederate Barbie by Jeff Weddle; Barbie by Roberta Allen; Beauty by Lynne Barrett; and Barbie's Shoes by Hilary Tham; followed by About the Authors; and About the Editors.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

PRICE GUIDE TO THE ROMANCE OF KNIFE COLLECTING - 1979 Edition
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PRICE GUIDE TO THE ROMANCE OF KNIFE COLLECTING - 1979 Edition

By Ferguson, Mrs Dewey P. (Lavona)

Fairborn, Ohio: Private Printing, 1979. 150 pp. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; small ink mark on the inside of the front cover; no other interior markings. Illustrated with drawings, diagrams and black and white photographs. Everything from Case knives to switchblades, skinning knives to pen knives... First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

ONTARIO SODA WATER BOTTLES - Including Price Guide
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ONTARIO SODA WATER BOTTLES - Including Price Guide

By Carter, Morris A.; Hostetler, James E.

Woodstock, Ontario: Rune Publications, 1975. 81 pp. Oversized softcover. Edgewear with some creasing on the upper left of the back cover; no interior markings. This contains: Listings for 742 Bottles - alphabetically by company; 343 Companies; 85 Communities Represented; and 160 Tracings of Actual Crests by Catherine Wall.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Catherine Wall;. 4to.

$39.95

MODEL SOLDIERS
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MODEL SOLDIERS

By Garratt, John G.

London: Seeley Service, 1959. 240 pp. Red cloth decorated in black and gilt on the spine; red upper edge. Illustrated with line drawings and with colour and black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. A Collector's Guide, the Contents are: Ancestors of the Model Soldier; The Middle Ages; Princelay Patrons; The Steadfast Tin Soldier; The Emergence of the Solid; Britain Enters the Field; The Progress of the Solid; Solids for the Connoisseur; Cardboard and Carved Wood; Miscellanea; In the New World; Entente Cordiale; Animal Vegetable and Mineral; The Model Figure on Display; On the Making of Models; and Little Wars; followed by: Appendix One: Model Soldier Societies; Appendix Two: Where Model Soldiers May Be Seen; and Appendix Three: Bibliography.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

MY OFFICIAL X FILES PICTORIAL COLLECTIBLE PRICE GUIDE - The Stuff Is Out There
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MY OFFICIAL X FILES PICTORIAL COLLECTIBLE PRICE GUIDE - The Stuff Is Out There

By Dimock, Duane

United States: Ed Finn Publications, 1995. (iii) 73 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This contains a long list of X-Files collectibles, parodies, checklists and episodes.. First Revised Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$29.95

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