This is a leatherbound hardcover edition of From Poet to Premier by Thomas R. Slicer, M.A. #93 of 1250. London, New York: The Grolier Society, 1909 (MCMIX).
Rare and scare facsimile of Washington's Accounts from June 1775 to June 1783.As noted on the front page, "This book contains some of the most interesting documents connected with Washington's military command and civil administration; embracing among others the Farewell Address to the People of the United States. Together with an eulogium on the character of Washington, by Major W. Jackson, one of his aids -de camps...
"Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream", this is it, the first the only linen postcard reference book.
Mark Werther and Lorenzo Mott have poured there Passion and Knowledge into this Magic Book.
20th Century Plastic Jewelry by Lillian Baker, Collector books Kentucky 1992. Lots of information and wonderful pictures of bakelite jewelry. Plastic jewelry and lucite. The pictures are really a pleasure.
Pratt Ware 1780-1840 by John and Griselda Lewis, Antique Collectors club,London,1984 The standard work on Pratt Ware . Extensive research and documentation. Lots of pictures. Condition excellent.
A Collector's Guide To ABC Plates Mugs and Things, Mildred and Joseph Chalala, Pridemark Press, Lancaster,Pa. 1980 The one that all dealers and collectors use. this book is especially good because when the auction of Chalala's personal collection took place I wrote the prices in the book.
Pottery and Porcelain A Guide for collectors by Frank Tilley, M. Barrows and co. N.Y. 1950. From ancient pottery, through Renaissance and the introduction of porcelain in Europe to an account of ceramic factories from Abruzzi ro Zweibrucken, and a great bibleography. Information on potteries not often found.
This is the 1898 Hardbound Book: TWO LITTLE PRISONERS by THOMAS NELSON PAGE. 82p; 12mo; interior cover and endpaper has "Artwork" and pencil marks; tape from an earlier day also visible interior cover (see jpg) and back cover; all pages intact and holding; typical cover age oxidation; grade is G++ to VG. Well known author who wrote about BLACK AMERICAN subject matter. Add this ANTIQUE to the Shelf
The Price Guide To 19th and 20th Century British Pottery Including Staffordshire Figures and commerative Wares by David Battie and Michael Turner, Antique Collectors Club,UK 1979 All pictures and very good ones. In case you are wondering why I'm selling a price guide that seems out of date, its the information and scope of the collections. Also there is a card to send to the Antique Collectors Club for Price Updates. A good reference.
The Phillips Guide to English Porcelain of the 18th and 19th centuries by John Sandon, Merehurst Ltd. 1989 From the origins of English porcelain, The First 10 Years, The Oriental Influence, Blue and white, Classical and Regency Styles, French Influences, Rococo, Victorian, Japanesque. Fakes and Forgeries, and Hints on Collecting This book is a treasure and what beautiful color plates the author has included. The book has its jacket and its condition is excellent.
Costume Jewelry A Practical Handbook and Value Guide by Fred Rezazzdeh, Collector Books, Ky. 2000. Beginning in the early 1900's chapters on American costume jewelry, Unmarked jewelry, Imported jewelry, Gold filled and silver, brass copper and other metals, plastic jewelry bead jewelry and Czech jewelry. Lots of color plates on every page.
Collectable Costume Jewelry by Cherri Simonds, Collector BooksKy., 1997 The classic collector book. Designer/manufacturer identification chart, Phonies and remakes and how to spot, with three to four color plates on every page.
This is an Unusual ANTIQUE with Beautiful Illustrations by STUART TRAVIS. 122p; 8vo; spine has some top pull wear; edge & corner wear;
each page's copy is "framed in"; grade is VG VG+. 96 Year Old
DEVOTA by AUGUSTA EVANS WILSON. Excellent Period Romance
Darling British child's book "A Book of Tales". It is signed and dated 1922. It has several tales by several different authors and two color pictures. It is in good condition for its age with some fraying to the spine. This would be a wonderful addition to your collection!
This is the DECAMERON OF BOCCACCIO by GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO in 2 Volumes.
Famous Medieval ITALIAN work with 700+ pages in the 2 Volumes; 8vo; gilded top pages; multi photogravure illustrations by LOUIS CHALON; ART NOUVEAU Designs dating this production ca. 1900 to 1920; grade is VG+ (some may grade higher)...