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Image for Signs of the Times Tick-Talk A Timely Book

Signs of the Times Tick-Talk A Timely Book

By: Arnold, Bernd Arnold; Brunner, Gilbert L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Germany, Chronoswiss: 2005

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 34034

Condition: Fine


Green cloth binding with title on front board and on spine in gold. Stiff card figural watch hand bookmark on ribbon sew in as published. Decorated endpps, Title page and text printed on coated stock. 144 pp. Gerd R. Lang talks about his obsession with his timepieces. Beautifully photographed. Nice tight binding and tight text. View more info

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Dolls From Many Lands

By: Bartkowski, Renee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29544

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright copy with negligible soil on white background boards, cover price neatly inked out, internally crisp and unmarked. First 2 pages separated from binding at foot only 3/4". Describes in rhyme and illustrates with hand drawings (not photographs) various dolls and a bit about what it is like in their country. Includes Holland, Scotland, Switzerland, Greece, Africa, India, Russia, Japan, China, Hawaii, Argentina, Mexico and an Eskimo doll. View more info

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Book of Oriental Carpets and Rugs

By: Bennett, Ian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd.: 1973

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 44574

ISBN: 060039249X

Condition: Near Fine


Fine copy save for tidy gift dedication on fep, clipped corner of fep. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays well despite some light surface soil on yellow background. 128 pp. slightly age toned at lower edge of last page or two. View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Early American Silversmiths and Their Marks with a Concise Glossary of Terms

By: Benson, Rita R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: PA, Benson Gallery Press: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 16964

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing soft cover. Negligible surface wear, age toning to light green illustrated covers, spine a tad browned, 164 pg text as new. Splendid, well illustrated guide for any collector. View more info

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Carolien The Small Cow from Delft

By: Bertram, Doorlby

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Royal Delft: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34071

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant paperback in heavy illustrated card covers. Published (re-issued) on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Royal Delft. Written in both dutch and english, charmingly illustrated tale of an ordinary white calf who wished she had spots like some of the other cows so she approaches a painter who is painting a landscape in a nearby field and asks him to paint some spots on her. Instead he paints her all over with very colorful flowers which come off in a rainsto... View more info

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The Heart It's History, Its Symbolism, Its Iconography and Its Disease

By: Boyadjian, N.; English Translation By Agnes Hall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Belgium, Esco Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44164

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine, gift quality 1st edition hardcover in cloth covered boards with blindstamped gilt heart on frt panel. Book shows faint shelf wear, retains sharp tips and spine ends. Internally flawless, 145 profusely illust pgs plus bibliography & contents. Unclipped (unpriced) dj in new mylar has a 1/4 in closed tear at lower frt fore edge, 2 tidy closed tears and small wrinkle at head of rear dj panel, displays well in brand new mylar. B/W photo illust endpps show heart... View more info

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Rush Seats for Chairs Cornell Bulletin 683

By: Comstock, Ruth B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Department of Design and Envoronmental Analysis: 0

Seller Id: 18879

Condition: Very Good


Very light bit of sticker residue on lower front cover, text as new. 12 pg step-by-step illustrated guide to applying natural or man made rush to chairs. View more info

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Arthur Court Designs 35 Years of Innovation

By: Court, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arthur Court Designs, Inc: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44277

ISBN: 0967367808

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with braided ribbon marker bound in. No names, tears or soil. Orig unclipped dj in new mylar has a clean closed tear at foot of frt panel, displays well. HUGE oversized postage required. 352 pp of history, biography, background and numerous examples of his work. Contents include: A Life of Design: Minnesota Childhood/ Wartime/ Explorations in the West/ My Own Business/ Specimens from Nature/ Treasures of the World/ Design and Production/ Store ... View more info

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A Treasury of Jewels and Gems

By: Curran, Mona

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Emerson Books Inc: 1962

Seller Id: 17854

Condition: Very Good


Exlib with brushed tips and bumped spine ends, tape rems and stains from tape on inside the covers and end papers. Library pocket and all pages present. 152 pp. This book covers many aspects of gems, from their source to the care of the finished jewels. It gives backgrounds and histories of famous stones, and traces the development of various styles and articles of jewelry. 32 photographs. View more info

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Fruit Crate Art

By: Davidson, Joe

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NJ, The Wellfleet Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44163

ISBN: 1555216641

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover gift quality rust paper covered boards, sharp tips and spine ends. Internally flawless, 144 profusely illust pgs, all in color. Unclipped (unpriced) dj in new mylar has one micro poke through frt panel, micro closed tear and rub at head of dj spine, displays well in brand new mylar. Colorful coffee table tome is a fun conversation starter, Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. View more info

Image for Oriental Rugs  The Smithsonial Library of Antiques The Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Oriental Rugs The Smithsonial Library of Antiques The Cooper-Hewitt Museum

By: Denny, Walter B.; Gilchrist Brenda General Editor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: DC, The Smithsonian Institution: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32325

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover in beige boards with gilt title and burgundy cloth spine, 122 pg text as new. Unclipped color illustrated dj in new mylar has two small closed tears at head of rear panel and lightly brushed tips (no loss). Includes: Techniques of Rug Weaving, The Historical Development of Rugs, Turkish Rugs, Rugs of the Caucasus, Rugs of Iran, Turkoman Rugs, Rugs of India, East Turkestan and China, Learning About and Collecting Rugs, Glossary, Reading and... View more info

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The Willow Pattern Story

By: Drummond, Allan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, North South Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44413

ISBN: 1558584137

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition paperback without names, tears, creases or soil. Illust throughout. Unpaginated, 36 pp. The author retells a story heard as a child, one of many invented to explain the landscape on willow pattern china, in which two young Chinese lovers are punished by one's cruel mandarin father. View more info

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A Tale of Time A Brief History of Clock Styles and Their Characteristicts SIGNED

By: Glenk, Dorothy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 11933

Condition: Near Fine


Limited, numbered 1st American edition paperback with very light surface soil from storage. Signed by author on fep. 27 silk-screened pages with hand-typed style text and line drawings. View more info

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Comics Values Monthly Superman Memorial Issue Special No. 2 1992

By: Hansen, Neil; Editor

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Attic Books Ltd.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40808

Condition: Very Good


First edition paperback with light rubbing along stapled spine, one faint erasure mark on thigh on frt cover, 82 pp text fine. Includes exclusive Death of Superman pull out poster (intact). Includes Interviews with Siegel & Schuster Byrne & More. Superman on TV & Movies, Complete Price guide to Superman comics and collectibles. View more info

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Christie's Guide to Jewellery

By: Hue-Williams, Sarah

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Assouline Publishing Co.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36802

ISBN: 284323302X

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with sharp tips and spine ends. DJ has negligible color loss at tips, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. Collectible copy includes: What to look for in a jewel/ A chronology of designs and styles/ Gemstones, Metals, A brief history of auctions at Christie's/ Index of makers. View more info

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The Collector's Encyclopaedia of English Ceramics

By: Hughes, Bernard & Therle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Abbey Library: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41512

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright exlib first edition reference copy without a pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pps present. 171 pp. Illust with b/w photos. Includes many makers marks and descriptions of the various houses. View more info

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Russian Easter Eggs The Spiritual Life of Russia

By: Krasilin, Mikhail

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Russia, Panas-Aero: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28115

ISBN: 5746100137

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with bright gilt titles. No dj. Loaded with color photos. 94 p. The Collection of the Ovo-Art International Club. View more info

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Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century

By: Lewis, Roy Harley

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34854

ISBN: 0715385860

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. 151 pp crisp and bright, no names, tears or marks within. Has 33 color and 82 monochrome illustrations. Original dust wrapper shows faint spine sunning and original $20 price tag on back panel. Discussion of bookbinding starting with Cockerell and Cobden-Sanderson up to present workers. View more info

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The Collector's Encyclopedia of Geisha Girl Porcelain SIGNED PLUS +

By: Litts, Elyce

Price: $28.00

Publisher: KY, Collector Books/ Schroeder Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44826

ISBN: 0891453539

Condition: Near Fine


Author has dedicated the book: To Marcia, Happy Collecting! Elyce Litts 10-87. Near fine 1st edition glossy hardcover with light surface wear from storage, bit of color loss at bumped spine ends, tips still sharp but also lightly brushed. 175 pp text crisp and unmarked. Laid in are two issues of the Geisha Girl Porcelain newsletter. These are 8 pp typed stapled pages illust with b/w photos. Included are the March-April 1987 & the Sept-Oct 1987 newsletters. Gift quali... View more info

Image for Lladro The Art of Porcelain. How Spanish Porcelain Became Famous  SIGNED

Lladro The Art of Porcelain. How Spanish Porcelain Became Famous SIGNED

By: Lladro, S.A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Spain, Salvat editores, S.A.: 1966

Edition: First Limited, Unsigned, Unumbered

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller Id: 44534

ISBN: 8434538237

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover book with very light rubbing at tips. 198 pp. SIGNED by Llardro on half title page. Lengthy gift dedication from former owner on frt pastdn. Laid in are three pieces of Llardro ephemera, One a laminated news clipping announcing a show in St. Louis, one a card that was issued with an authentic piece of Llardro, the third, a two sided, color four fold brochure describing the museum in Spain. View more info