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Adam Hepplewhite and Sheraton.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri, Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney: 1909

Seller ID: 12308

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[[7] pages; illustration' paper wrapper (3 x 5 3/4 inch). Points out the differences of the styles of furniture and how it is best to use Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney. Very good clean copy. View more info

United States Gypsum Company. Valuable Tables Published By the United States Gypsum Company.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, United States Gypsum Company:

Seller ID: 12512

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1900. [24] pages; illustrations, tables; red paper wrapper (3 3/8 x 6 1/4 inch) with title in black on the cover. Small pamphlet listing US Gypsum's products for wall finishing, along with tables giving the number of square yards and feet in several thousand sized rooms with varying heights (7 to 12 feet). Pencil writing on the back cover and small missing (1/4 inch) at the bottom of the cover. Very good clean copy. View more info

Schloss Schonbrunn, Wien. schoenbrunn-Castle; Chateau De Schoenbrunn, Vienne

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vienna, Austria, Christoph Teisser's Sohne: 1938

Seller ID: 14238

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Series of post cards (8) in booklet foldout form (4 1/4 x 6 1/8 inch) with title on the cover. Post cards are in color of the interior of the castle and ch√Ęteau locations in Vienna. Very good copy. View more info

Johns-Manville Decorative Insulating Board

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johns-Manville:

Seller ID: 015465

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1950s. Promotional Literature for Johns-Manville Insulating Board, used to decorate and insulate rooms. Printed in black, white and yellow. Dimensions 3 1/2 x 6 inches folded, 10 1/2 x 12 inches unfolded. Stamp from Yancey Insulation Company in Sacramento California on back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "'Building Up' an Underwood Patent Extension Stereograph Cabinet, - in a home Library."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Underwood & Underwood: 1901

Seller ID: 015531

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo of man assembling a cabinet, presumably for his stereocard collection. View more info

Le Mobilier Breton (Ensembles & Details); Collection De L'Art Regional En France

By: Baneat, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ch. Massin & Cie. (1926). Paris.: 1926

Seller ID: 2043

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


3/4 cloth portfolio with ties. 40 plates, complete. The author, Paul Baneat, is Convervateur Du Musee Archeologique De Rennes. Small tears to top and bottom of cloth spine. 40 plates are of French furniture: Armoires, Garde-Manger - Vaisselier - Ego uttoir de Geveze, Devant De Lit, Cheminee, Banc, Banc-Coffre, Bahut, Niche A Vierge, Lit a Colonnes, etc. View more info

Everbody's Book of the Queen's Dolls' House.

By: Benson, A. C., And Sir Lawrence Weaver [editors]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, England, The Daily Telegraph and Methuen & Co., Ltd.:

Seller ID: 10791

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa 1920s. Abridged version of "The Book of the Queen's Dolls' House". 159 pages; illustrations, color plates; bound in blue cloth with dark blue lettering on the cover and spine. Sunlight fading to the covers and spine. Former owner's bookplate on the inside cover. It is composed of little more than extracts from the larger book with many of its illustrations. View more info

Thomas Sheraton's Complete Furniture Works : The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book : the Cabinet Dictionary : the Cabinet-maker, Upholsterer, and General Artists Encyclopedia. Supplement: A Gallery of Sheraton Furniture and Sketch of Sheraton's Life and Works

By: Bienenstock, N. I.[editor]

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Towse Publishing Company: 1946

Seller ID: 14087

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Facsimile reprint of Sheraton's publications, with biography by Walter Story of Thomas Sheraton, and 76 page photo gallery of modern reproductions in the back. Bound in black boards with cloth spine (fading to the lower 2 inches of the front cover), 12 x 17 1/2 inch. Issued as a furniture catalog, large photo presentation. Thomas Sheraton (1751-1806) was an English furniture designer who wrote a series of publications on furniture beginning in 1791. Though he never made any furniture, his drawings set the style for furniture during the 1790s and early 19th century. Very good clean tall volume. View more info

Josiah Wedgwood and His Pottery

By: Burton, William

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Funk and Wagnalls Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4958

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 1360 of 1500 copies. Gilt decoration front cover, gilt lettering spine. Gilt page tops. With 32 colour and 72 black-and-white plates. 195 pages. Rear end papers split at spine. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Contents include: The Early Conditions of the Pottery Industry in Staffordshire; The Improvement of Manufacturing Conditions in Staffordshire; The White and Cream-coloured Earthenware; The Invention of the "Jasper" Body; Wedgwood's Public Work; Wedgwood's Principal Artists; Wedgwood and His Family; etc. View more info

The Collector's Handbook to Keramics of the Renaissance and Modern Periods; Selected from his Larger Work, Entitled "The Keramic Gallery"

By: Chaffers, William

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Reeves & Turner. 1911. London.: 1911

Seller ID: 2052

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated cloth. 350 illustrations Descriptions of various porcelains and pottery. Contents: Maiolica - Italy and Spain; Continental Fayence - France, Holland and Luxemburg, Russia, etc.; Continental Porcelain - Italy, Spain, France, etc.; Gr eat Britain - Pottery, Porcelain; Oriental Pottery and Porcelain - China, Japan, Turkey, etc. View more info

The Gentlemen and Cabinet Maker's Directory : Supplement: A Gallery of Chippendale Furniture and a Sketch of Chippendale's Life and Work

By: Chippendale, Thomas

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Towse Publishing Company: 1938

Seller ID: 14088

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Facsimile reprint of Chippendale's 1762 publication; with a 10 page biography and photos of his work by Walter Story. Blue cloth binding with title in gilt on the spine (12 x17 1/2 inch) with two water spots near the top on the cover. Thomas Chippendale (1718-1779) was as London cabinetmaker and furniture designer to the wealthy and published a book of designs in 1754, the one reprinted here is the expanded version of 1762. Very good clean copy. View more info

Ladies' Manual of Fancy Work: An Illustrated Guide to All Kinds of Needle-Work, Embracing Embroidery, Lace-Work, Knitting, Tatting, Crochet-Work, Net-Work, Etc., Etc., Etc. 500 Illustrations.

By: Croly, J. C.; June, Jenny (Preface)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, F. Trifet: 1884

Seller ID: 020246

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue wrapper with an illustration on the front cover showing a floral border and a woman sitting on a fence wearing a dress and hat. 8" x 11." Ninety-two pages, complete. 500 black and white illustrations, complete. Two pages of advertisements in front and four pages of ads in back. Inside of front and back covers also have ads. A manual with beautiful, intricately detailed illustrations of various fancy work projects, models, and patterns for items ranging from clothing accessories to home gifts and decor such as decorative screens, boxes, and baskets. View more info

Stop Thief; or, Hints to Housekeeping to Prevent Housebreaking

By: Cruikshank, George

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, England, Bradbury and Evans: 1851

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019642

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown 3/4 leather binding with decorative gray-blue boards. Sixteen-pages, complete. Fifty-two additional blank pages in the back. Top edge gilt. Gilt decorative lines on front and back boards. Gilt decorative flowers and lettering on spine. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Pages are clean and intact except for very slight foxing. Boards and spine are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. George Cruikshank (1792-1878) was a British author and caricaturist who illustrated books for his friend, Charles Dickens. In this book, Cruikshank gives readers pra... View more info

The Science of Aesthetics; or the Nature, Kinds, Laws, and Uses of Beauty

By: Day, Henry N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1876. New York.: 1876

Seller ID: 2039

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. Book plate and ink signature on front end papers. Water stain top of Frontispiece. The author writes about: Elements of Beauty (matter, idea, form, etc); The Universality of Beauty (necessary principles of taste); diversit y of tastes, etc.); Kinds of Beauty (of symmetry, unity in variety, order and proportion, etc.), Etc. View more info

The DX Collection Of Arms

By: Dexter, F. Theodore

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 018331

Condition: Fine


Original mimeograph, 16 pages with introduction to the collection plus descriptions of guns offered. Mimeograph is on F. Theodore Dexter personal stationary dated October, 1953. Also included are 37 black and white photographs (each 5 X 7) that shows each gun described. Letter and photographs are in an envelope postdated Oct. 30, 1953. It is from F. Theodore Dexter of Los Angeles, California and addressed to Guard C. Darrah, Esq of Stockton California. Photographs and letter are very clean. View more info

The Rocking-Chair : An American Institution

By: Dyer, Walter A., And Esther Stevens Fraser

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, The Century Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14559

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xiv, 127 pages; illustrations; appendix; brown cloth binding with black lettering. Unopened, fold over from dust jacket pasted on inside pastedown. ". the material originally appeared in the magazine 'Antiques' .". Contents = Part I: 'Origin and Development' - Esther Fraser; Part II: 'The Boston Rocker' - Walter Dyer; Appendix - Some notes on Stencil Decorations & Chair Makers in 1831. Very good copy of this informative study of the rocker. View more info

The Practical Book of Period Furniture; Treating of Furniture of the English, American Colonial and Post-Colonial and Principal French Periods

By: Eberlein, Harold Donaldson, and Abbot McClure

Price: $37.50

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company. (1914). Philadelphia.: 1914

Seller ID: 2053

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated cloth. 250 illustrations. Uncut pages. The authors describe this book as a ready reference to "identify and classify any piece of period furniture, whether original or a reproduction", and "The Illustrated Chronologica l K ey at the beginning of the book is of inestimable value in showing at a glance the dominant characteristics of each period style". View more info

Image for 1926 Calendar - "Fulton Meat Market.  Fresh and Cured Meats, Groceries, Fruits and Vegetables.  400 M Street.  Sacramento, Calif.  Phone: Main 191."

1926 Calendar - "Fulton Meat Market. Fresh and Cured Meats, Groceries, Fruits and Vegetables. 400 M Street. Sacramento, Calif. Phone: Main 191."

By: Fulton Meat Market

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Joliet, IL, Gerlach Barklow Company: 1926

Seller ID: 020380

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original calendar from 1926 for the Fulton Meat Market that features a multicolored Maxfield Parrish-type illustration titled "The Dawn of Day" that shows two women in a picturesque landscape with flowers, trees, a lake, and mountains. Illustration is placed between backing and a top mat with gilt lettering, a gilt border, and gilt faux marbling. Calendar is unmarked and features the twelve months of the year. It is adhered at the bottom of the top mat with string and has embossed lettering on its front cover that says, "Life's Greatest Gift: A Year of Time." String also at... View more info

Household Hand-Book Containing Reliable Hints and Suggestions for the Household

By: Haxworth, Lily, Compiler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Rumford Chemical Works). (Circa 1910). (Providence, Rhode Island).:

Seller ID: 2044

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrappers. Illustrations. Back cover has slight spotting. Address label inside front cover. Pamphlet published by the Rumford Chemical Works extolling the many uses for their baking power product such as: care of kitchen utensils; preservation of food; laundry; house cleaning; care of dining table and utensils; etc. View more info

Practical Bricklaying Self-Taught Especially Designed for Home Study....

By: Hodgson, Fred T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Frederick J. Drake & Company: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018803

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's llight green cloth with black lettering. Nice clean copy inside and out. Illustrated with charts and line drawings. 5 x 7 1/2 inches. 178 pages plus three page index. View more info