All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1433926
Urban Council, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1992. Soft Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: None. First Edition. 112 pages, well illustrated in black and white and colour. Published in conjunction with, and as a catalogue for the exhibition of the same name. Covers the language of dress, the history of urban and rural clothing, hairstyles, cosmetics, footwear, buttons and loops, household textiles and miscellaneous items. Bibliography. Text in English and Chinese. Uncommon...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1433925
Item Weight : 3.65 pounds

Hardcover : 375 pages

ISBN-10 : 0891451145

ISBN-13 : 978-0891451143

Dimensions : 8.75 x 1 x 11.5 inches

Publisher : Collector Books; 1st edition (January 1, 1979

) Language: : English

Nice book about Weller Pottery.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre 1800 item #1433830 (stock #6596)
Beautiful commemorative medal, designed by Martin Holtzhey for William IV, Prince of Orange (1711-1751) and Princess Anne (1709-1759), celebrating the birth of Prince William V of Orange, Silver Medalet, 1748, , conjoined busts right, rev angel with infant child, 24mm. Free Shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1433822
Title: THE GLASS OF FREDERICK CARDER

Publisher: Crown Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

The whole history of Carder glass from England to America with great appendices. Reference.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1433821
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1990 item #1433820
Item Weight : 1.11 pounds

ISBN-10 : 0942411005

ISBN-13 : 978-0942411003

Publisher : Heartprint Pr; 1st pbk. ed edition (December 1, 1987)

Language: : English

Autographed by the Author . A Children's book with a positive story.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1433819
From Publishers Weekly Until his death last year, Wasserman was one of the last survivors from the corporate side of Hollywood's golden era. Having started as an agent at MCA, he eventually became the firm's president, but not before he'd turned the talent agency into a powerful film and television studio, buying out Universal in the process...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Contemporary item #1433818
Autographed by author

High heels, hijinks, and head honchos in Hollywood Alexa Ross has risen to the top of the Hollywood boys’ club...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1433810
Item Weight : 1 pounds

Paperback : 120 pages

ISBN-10 : 0872901114

ISBN-13 : 978-0872901117

Publisher : Rockwell Museum; First Edition (January 1, 1985)

Language: : English

Folio on the early glass of Frederick Carder before he founded the great American company Steuben Glassworks.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1433804
It's a "pictorial guide to fancy footgear," states Texas Monthly. THE COWBOY BOOT BOOK has it all--history, anatomy, leathers, fit, care, makers, sellers, and famous wearers--even a glossary of boot terms for the novice. Beard's anecdotes and Texas charm will keep you entertained; Arndt's heart-stopping photos will keep you enthralled...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre 1492 item #1433781 (stock #6591)
Beautiful silver coin from Bulgaria, Ivan Aelxander 1337-1371. Coin reverse: Ivan Alexander with one of his sons, co-emperor Michael Asen IV obverse: Christ standing. D: 17mm. i gram. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre 1700 item #1433777 (stock #6590)
Old Polish silver coin (Riga Mint), 1596. D: 17mm, 2grams. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Contemporary item #1433751
This is a wonderful large Empty Dummy bottle by Sterling Vineyards Exclusive Wine of the Oscars.

It measures 17 1/2" tall and 16" circumference.

It is dark back glass with gold lettering.

Three are available .Due to size and fragility I recommend separate packing and shipping.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Contemporary item #1433750
Beautifully framed ready to hang.

The frame measures 20 1/2" wide by 18" tall.

The photo inside the mat measures 13 1/2" wide by 10 3/4" tall.

Clean, professional with names. rank.

The Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron was formed in 1946 by the United States Navy.

The Blue Angels' Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornets (numbered 1–6) are currently flown by five Navy demonstration pilots and one Marine Corps demonstration pilot.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : About Books : Pre 2000 item #1433722
First Edition ,good clean shape.

Contents: Introduction page 13, Using this guide page 15,First Edition identification page 17,Condition page 22, Hardcover : 636 pages Collected books and their values, Selected Bibliography of works consulted page 621.

ISBN-10 : 0399-13663-0 Publisher : G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1991 Language: : English

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1433721
Handbags have been an essential part of the feminine attire for nearly 200 years. This all-inclusive book showcases hundreds of unique handbags, from pouches worn in the dark ages to contemporary clutches, illustrated in 450 beautiful color images.

This book traces the handbag's evolution as it has related to fashion and been influenced by history...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1433653
ISBN-10 : 1199473731

Item Weight : 1.38 pounds

ISBN-13 : 978-1199473738

ASIN : B000P7Q9F8

Publisher : Yale University Press

The contents are: The theater of Maxim Gorky, The Lower Depths, Barbarians, Enemies, Queer People,Vassa Zheleznova,The Zykovs,Yegor Bulychov and the Others.

Lots of pencil marks, no dust jacket.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : About Books : Pre 1980 item #1433651
ISBN-10 : 0808163124

ISBN-13 : 978-0808163121

Item Weight : 2.9 pounds

Publisher : Amaranth Press (January 1, 1970)

Pretty leather volume with gilt edge pages, and pretty end papers.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1433648
Item Weight : 1.15 pounds

Paperback : 150 pages

ISBN-10 : 0891454837

Dimensions : 0.5 x 8.5 x 11 inches

ISBN-13 : 978-0891454830

Publisher : Collector Books; (October 1, 1991)

Language: : English

Your usual collector book guide to a subject.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1433645
Item Weight : 1 pounds

ISBN-10 : 155521293X

ISBN-13 : 978-1555212933

Dimensions : 10.25 x 1 x 13.5 inches

Publisher : Wellfleet Press; 1st edition (August 1, 1988)

Language: : English

A coffee table book on the history of early Lalique with great photos.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1433644
Vintage & Contemporary Purse Accessories is devoted exclusively to lipstick tubes, purse mirrors, and solid perfumes.

It includes an extensive list of American and European manufacturers, original vintage ads, patents, historical information, a bibliography, index, and more. Over 800 purse items shown in color...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Contemporary item #1433643
In Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution, Tucker Carlson tells the truth about the new American elites, a group whose power and wealth has grown beyond imagination even as the rest of the country has withered. The people who run America now barely interact with it. They fly on their own planes, ski on their own mountains, watch sporting events far from the stands in sky boxes...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1433642
ISBN 100896596966 Publisher: Cross River Press Inc

Date Published:1984

A gorgeous coffee table book filled with the history of design involving plastics.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Landscapes : Pre 1900 item #1433640 (stock #TBD00386)
An albumen photograph of the mountains Scuir-Uran and Scuir-an-Carnich rising behind what appears to be a stream that according to the caption in the negative feeds into Loch Duich in Ross-Shire. Loch Duich is a sea loch on the west coast of Scotland. The title includes the number 799 and the initials G.W.W. for George Washington Wilson (Scottish, 1823-1893). The photograph is 7 3/8 x 11 ½ inches (17.8 x 29.2 cm), the mat 14 x 17 inches (35.6 x 43.2 cm)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Landscapes : Pre 1900 item #1433639 (stock #TBD00385)
An albumen photograph of five women, with knitting, seated on the ground and two girls standing behind them against a stone wall or side of a cottage. George Washington Wilson (Scottish, 1823-1893) was already a successful photographer with a large business in Aberdeen when he made a photographic journey to the Outer Hebrides in 1885. This photograph is titled in the bottom center of the negative, “Maids and Matrons St. Kilda.” with the number 6196 and the photographers initials G.W.W...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1433638 (stock #TBD00384)
An albumen photograph of the Royal Gardens and the adjoining Bay of Naples with the city beyond. Titled in the margin at the bottom lower left and the photographer’s credit in the lower right. Michele Amodio was active in Naples from about 1860 to 1890. This photo is laid down on a stiff carboard mount...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1433637 (stock #TBD00383)
An albumen photograph titled in the center of the lower edge, “Loch Killean Nr Strathepeffer” with the number 11,780 and the initials GWW for George Washington Wilson (Scottish 1823–1893). The photo shows a horse and buggy with driver in the lower right and the Loch stretching out in the distance. The photograph has been T-mounted and is matted. The image is 7 5/16 by 11 3/8 inches 18.6 x 28.9 cm). The mat is 14 x 17 inches (35.5 x 43.2 cm).

Condition: Very good with the only damage t...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1433636 (stock #TBD00382)
An albumen photograph of campers on the shore of Loch Hourn with their boat anchored off-shore and misty hills on the far side of the Loch. Loch Hourn is a sea loch. The campsite looks a little messy, though the tent looks good and the four men well dressed and fed. 7 ¼ x 11 3/8 inches (18.5 x 29 cm), with a 14 x 17 inch (35.7 x 43.3 cm) mat. Attached to backboard with T mount at the top and clear photo corners at the bottom.

James Valentine (1815 -1879) was a noted later half of the 19t...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1433635 (stock #TBD00381)
An albumen photograph of Lake Como and the town of Como by Giacomo Brogi (1822-1881). He was a successful photographer with shops in Florence, Rome and Naples. The business was continued by his son Carlo Brogi (1850-1925) who according to Wikimedia is responsible for photographs in the series with numbers above 8000. As this one is 9005a, it is probably Carlo’s rather than his father’s. Titled in the lower margin, “9005a. COMO – Panorame della Citta col Colfo” and in the far right, “...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1433598
This authoritative and hugely popular reference book contains almost 300 color illustrations showing the natural grain and color of wood, along with data that includes distribution, properties and uses of more than 300 timbers from world-wide sources.

Item Weight : 2.28 pounds

Hardcover : 320 pages

ISBN-10 : 0854420282

ISBN-13 : 978-0854420285

Dimensions : 7.13 x 0.98 x 10.04 inches

Publisher : Gardners Books; 1st ed edition (May 31, 1986)

Language: English

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1433597
Very informative book

Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones provides both the connoisseur and the casual collector with a compact, easy-to-use volume describing more than 100 rare varieties of minerals whose beauty and mystery have possessed our imaginations from time immemorial.

More than 450 brilliant photographs accompany profiles of each gem, covering such aspects as appearance, physical properties -- density, hardness, refraction -- occurrence, and how to jud...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1433596
Comprehensive guide to collecting the past and present bottles used by perfumers.

Beautiful color pictures of flacons made by R. Lalique, Baccarat, J. Viard, Brosse, A. Jollivet, Cristal Nancy, Wheaton, C. K. Benda, and Lucien Guillard.

Figural, novelty dimestore, and bottles with the original packaging are shown. Lavishly illustrated with catalog and ad pictures.

Histories of many famous perfume houses and bottle makers are included. A directory of hundreds of American an...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #1433595
Illustrated with photogravures.

Contents reads:The pillars of Hercules,Algiers,Malaga,Barcelona,Marseilles,Nice,and ,more.

Very slight cut in cover inside front cover.

Item Weight : 1 pounds

ASIN : B000859YHM

Publisher : J. Pott & Co; First Edition (January 1, 1902)

Language:English

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1433594
The rapid growth and acceptance of Post-Modernism notwithstanding, much of the general public is hard put to define it. This beautifully produced book describes the movement's vibrant use of ornament, symbolism, and color while reinterpreting the traditional design values we all recognize Several dozen architects, designers, and manufacturers are featured, including Hans Hollein, Michael Graves, Robert Venturi, and Stanley Tigerman.

Hardcover : 288 pages

ISBN-10 : 0847811360

...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1433593
A paperback folio of color pictures of Japanese fashion detail.

Contents include: kimono, patterns, fabric patterns, clothing, obi and braids,fukusa,toilet articles, combs and hairpins, fans and folding fans, smoking accessories, umbrella and clogs,yukata,hanten,Tsutsugaki, sewing sets, beliefs.

Good clean shape.

Item Weight : 1.47 pounds

Paperback : 138 pages

ISBN-10 : 0877015872

ISBN-13 : 978-0877015871

Dimensions : 1.11 x 1.11 inches

Publisher : Chronic...