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U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 1452. Painting On The Farm

By: Holman, H. P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Department of Agriculture: 1925

Seller ID: 018428

Condition: Fine


Original black and white wrapper with black lettering and illustrations on the front cover. 5 3/4 X 9 inches. 32 pages. Contents in this issue, importance of painting, when to paint, paint materials, ready-mixed paints, varnishes, paint mixed on the job, how to prepare surfaces for painting, how to estimate the quantity of paint needed, how to paint, precautions. Copy is clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Sterling Homes

By: International Mill and Timber Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bay City, MI, International Mill and Timber Company: 0

Seller ID: 019775

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a house on the front cover. No date, 1950s. 6 3/4" x 10." Thirty-nine pages, complete. Many multicolored illustrations and reprinted photographs. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A clean, fine copy. Home models listed in this catalog include the following: The Wayne, Creston, Florence, Cape Cod, Superior, Rosewood, Cromwell, Paramount, Sharon, Windsor, Carmen, Colleen, Carole, Marleen, Barcley, Bruce, Durbin, Seabrooke, Linwood, Glencoe, Linda, Newton, Roberta, Belmont, Brenda, Plymouth, Dresden, Chevy ... View more info

Inro and Other Miniature Forms of Japanese Lacquer Art

By: Jahss, Melvin and Betty

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan, Charles E. Tuttle Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8786

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Publisher's cardboard slipcase with a couple of small dents, otherwise the book, dust wrapper and slipcase are all fine. Former antique store-seller's ticket on front end paper. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Color and black and white photos. 488 pages, including index. View more info

Victorian Glass Specialties of the Nineteenth Century

By: Lee, Ruth Webb

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Northboro, Massachusetts, Published By the Author: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7794

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original blue cloth with gil lettering. (1944). Contains chapters on: Rarities, most popular patterns, coin patterns, sets, butter dishes, table settings, figured glass, victorian novelities, animal dishes, glass hats, glass slippers, shoes and books, vases, peachblow, burmese and other shaded glass, sandwich glass, etched glass, etc. 260 photo illustrations. 608 pages, including index. Two small splits at top of spine carefully repaired. Former owner's book plate on back end paper. View more info

How to Collect Old Furniture

By: Litchfield, Frederick

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, England, George Bell and Sons: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14190

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xiv, 169 pages; illustrations; notes, index; tan cloth binding with design on the cover, minor fading. Deals with furniture from the 16th century to the middle of the 19th century with illustrations and notes on construction and style. Very good clean copy. View more info

Colonial Furniture in America.

By: Lockwood, Luke Vincent

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10786

Condition: Collectible-Good


xix, 352 pages; photo illustrations; index; bound in publishers cloth, lettering on the front cover and spine. Spine lettering flaked to the point of unreadability. Joints somewhat cracked and glue strengthened. Gilt edging to the top. Furniture covered is as follows: Chests, Chests of Drawers, Cup and Sideboards, Chairs, Settles and Sofas, Tables, Desks, Mirrors, Bedsteads, and Clocks. Former owners bookplate with ink inscription (can not make it out clearly). View more info

The Old China Book Including Staffordshire, Wedgwood, Lustre, and Other English Pottery and Porcelain

By: Moore, N. Hudson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company. (1903). New York.: 1903

Seller ID: 2033

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. In the Preface, the author writes that this book has been compiled to meet the wants "of those who own old china, particularly old English china, and would like to know more about it." Contents include chapters on Early P otte ry, Staffordshire Wares, Portrait Pieces, English Porcelain and Pottery, Basaltes, Lustres, White Ware, Wedgwood and His Wares, etc. View more info

31st Auction Sale: Fine Collection of U.S. Stamps, Revenues and Colonies; Property of Mr. Frank N. Lang, of Brooklyn, N. Y.; Also a Few Other Lots to Be Sold Without Reserve at Collectors Club, 120 West 49th Street, N. Y., Friday, November 1st, 1918 at 8 P. M.; Walter Scott, Auctioneer; Catalogued by Vahan Mozian, 140 Nassau Street, New York

By: Mozian, Vahan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Stuyvesant Press: 1918

Seller ID: 019990

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's pink wrapper with staple binding. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4." Sixteen pages, complete. Original unmarked bidding form laid in. No remainder marks in pamphlet. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A fine copy. This pamphlet is a catalog that lists all the items up for auction with a brief description for each item. View more info

14th Auction Sale of Postage Stamps to Be Sold Without Reserve at Collectors' Club, 30 E. 42nd St., Wednesday, Dec. 27th, 1916 at 8 P. M.; Walter Scott, Auctioneer; Catalogued by Vahan Mozian, 140 Nassau Street, New York

By: Mozian, Vahan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Stuyvesant Press: 1916

Seller ID: 019991

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green wrapper with staple binding. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4." Thirty-two pages, complete. No remainder marks in pamphlet. Pages and covers are very clean and intact except for a vertical fold line down the center and slight browning along borders of front and back covers. This pamphlet is a catalog that lists all the items up for auction with a brief description for each item. View more info

Oriental Rugs

By: Mumford, John Kimberly

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons. (1902). New York.: 1902

Seller ID: 2032

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Third edition, revised and expanded. . Cloth. Illustrations. The author writes about the history of Oriental rugs, rug-weaving peoples, materials, dyers and dyes, design, weaving, classification, Turkish, Turkoman, Khilims, etc. View more info

The Estelle Doheny Collection from the Edward Laurence Doheny Memorial Library, St. John's Seminary, Camarillo, California, Sold on Behalf of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles; Part VI: Printed Books and Manuscripts Concerning William Morris and His Circle Which Will Be Sold on Friday, May 19, 1989 at 10:00 a.m.

By: Oyens, Felix de Marez; Needham, Paul; Becker; Christie's

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Christie, Manson and Woods International Incorporated: 1989

Seller ID: 020437

Condition: Fine


Limited to 100 (unnumbered) copies. Original publisher's red cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Back cover of each volume has a gilt decoration that says, "Ex Libris Estelle Doheny." 8 1/2" x 12." 103 pages, complete. Multicolored and black and white plates, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact with minimal surface wear. Binding is tight. A fine copy. Each item has a brief description and specifications and some have an accompanying plate or illustration. View more info

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Paoletti Impronte, Storia Romana (Original Set of Fifty-seven Plaster Cameos)

By: Paoletti, Bartolomeo and/or Pietro Paoletti

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 020147

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original set of oval-shaped, white plaster cameos pasted in a beautiful double-sided box designed to look like a book. 3/4 white vellum binding with green boards. Gilt lettering and decorations on spine. Edges of the box are designed to look like the marbled edges of a book. No date, circa 1830. Fifty-seven cameos (twenty-eight in the front; twenty-nine in the back), complete. Sizes of each cameo range between 5/8" x 3/4" and 1 5/8" x 1 3/8." All cameos are very clean and intact and feature stunning, visual detail. Front joint of the box is slightly cracked, but the box... View more info

Autograph Letters, Manuscripts and Documents of Three Centuries: Adams, Andre, Blake, Browne, Burns, Dickens, Eliot, Emerson, Queen Elizabeth, Franklin, Jefferson, Keats, Poe, Washington and Many Others; Comprising Selections from the Collection of the Late Oliver B. Barrett

By: Parke-Bernet Galleries

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Incorporated: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019580

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's light blue wrapper. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2." 293 pages, complete. Pages and covers are clean and intact. Prices written in pencil by a former owner in the page margins. Full Title reads: "Autograph Letters, Manuscripts and Documents of Three Centuries: Adams, Andre, Blake, Browne, Burns, Dickens, Eliot, Emerson, Queen Elizabeth, Franklin, Jefferson, Keats, Poe, Washington and Many Others; Comprising Selections from the Collection of the Late Oliver B. Barrett; Sold by Order of His Son Roger W. Barrett; Public Auction Sale, October 30 and 31 at 8 p. m. and November... View more info

101 Common Mistakes in Etiquette and How to Avoid Them

By: Post, Emily

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Haven, CT, A. D. Steinbach and Sons, Incorporated: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019693

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green boards. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4." Ninety-two pages, complete. Gilt lettering on front board. Pages and boards are clean and intact. Binding is tight. Emily Post explains proper etiquette for welcoming guests into one's home and other social interactions. There is discussion on home presentation, proper seating and table arrangements for dinners and parties, what to wear for different occasions, and what to do with problematic guests. View more info

Cement and How to Use It; A Working Manual of Up-To-Date Practice in the Manufacture and Testing of Cement; The Proportioning, Mixing, and Depositing of Concrete, and its Application to all Forms of Concrete Construction, (continued)

By: Radford, William A., Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Radford Architectural Company. (1910). Chicago.: 1910

Seller ID: 2056

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. Title continued: ".Plain and Reinforced; With Special Chapters on Concreting Tools and Machinery, Waterproofing, Working Rules, etc". The author provides a how-to book on the making and use of cement. View more info

The Star Toy Maker: Plans and Directions for Making All Sorts of Clever and Original Toys, Telephones, Kites, Cameras, Windmills, Railroads, etc., Illustrated from New Special Drawings, Any Bright Boy Can Work from These Plans, Every One Has Been Worked Out by a Boy

By: Read, Jack

Price: $37.50

Publisher: W.D. Boyce Co.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018858

Condition: Very Good


Original green wrappers. Illustrated with line drawings throughout. Detailed instructions. Printed inexpensively. Pages somewhat browned. 4 1/8 by 5 3/4 inches. 62 pages, complete. View more info

The Enjoyment and Use of Color

By: Sargent, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1924. New York.: 1924

Seller ID: 2048

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations, six in color. Ink signature on front end paper. The author writes about color: color sensations (on emotions, advancing and retreating colors, etc.); color values and intensities (qualities of white and black, etc.); compl imen tary colors (mixtures of paint); composite colors (artistic importance, etc.); color harmonies (brilliant colors not necessarily crude, etc.). View more info

The Quest of the Colonial

By: Shackleton, Robert and Elizabeth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company: 1923

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 4957

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Slight chipping spine top and bottom. Illustrated with many photographs and decorations; color frontispiece. 425 pages. Front and rear end papers split at spine. Book plate and ink inscription front end paper. The authors write of their experiences searching for furniture and home accessories: The Finding of Old-Time Houses; The Country Auction; Buying Apparent Wrecks; Repairing and Polishing at Home; Fakes -- How to Recognize and Avoid Them; Finds in Unexpected Places; etc. View more info

The Charm of the Antique

By: Shackleton, Robert and Elizabeth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hearst International Library Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7590

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(1914). Publisher's green cloth. 65 photo illustrations, complete. 300 pages. Well written account of what and why to collect antiques. View more info

Jesso; Modeling for Modern Handicrafts

By: Tessin, Louise D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Milton Bradley Company. (1923). Springfield, Massachusetts.: 1923

Seller ID: 2045

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated wrappers. Illustrations. The author describes Jesso and the many ways it can be used in making crafts; on plain smooth surfaces like mirrors which can then be painted, to achieve a basket weave effect, inlaid designs, stipple surface, dr ipped effect. Some designs included. View more info