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Vintage Antiques Books
We have a sizable selection of vintage and out-of-print books about Antiques and Antique Furniture for sale including Antique Furniture for the Smaller Home by Peter Philp, Antiques In The Home, Country Toys and Children's Furniture, English Scottish and Irish Table Glass by Bernard Hughes, The Francis E. Fowler Collection of Silver by Timothy Schroder, The Frenway System of French Reweaving, Furniture Treasury, Ivories of the West, Sothebys Auction catalog, Theta Charity Auction Show, Toybox Tales signed by Virgina S. Carr, and many more.
Soft covered book titled ANTIQUE DOLL Price Guide Second Edition, by Marlene Leuzzi, 1972, 176 pages more.
COMIC STRIP CHARACTER
DOLL HOUSE DOLLS
ORIENTAL GERMAN DOLLS
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Hard covered book titled ANTIQUE FURNITURE FOR THE SMALLER HOME more. Detect the Good from the Bad, the Fake from the Authentic by Peter Philp, 164 pages.
This is in indispensable guide for anyone interested in antiques, whether amateur or serious collector. You will learn how to recognize styles, methods, materials, and periods.
This book is in VG condition. Pages clean and intact, binding is tight. A must have for anyone interested in antiques! less
Hard covered book titled ANTIQUES IN THE HOME A Guide to Period Design and Prices more. Published by Marshall Cavendish Publications Limited, 1974, 116 pages, filled with beautiful full color photographs.
This book describes not only the furniture of specific periods, but also how to use this furniture to create a period effect in your own home, and how to use it so that it blends harmoniously with your current decor.
TUDOR & RENAISSANCE
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
EARLY AMERICAN HOMES
THE 1920's and 1930's
Hard covered book titled CLOCKS by Douglas Shaffer, Cooper-Hewitt Museum more. The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design. The Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques, 1980, 127 pages, 31 color plates, 115 black & white photographs.
OUR BASIC CLOCK
CLOCKS FROM AMERICA
CLOCKS FROM OTHER LANDS
TIME IN A POCKET
ADVICE FOR COLLECTORS
Also included is a glossary of special terms, a list of further reading and a guide to public collections of clocks & watches.
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Hard covered book titled CLOCKS by Douglas H. Shaffer, 1980. 31 color plates, 115 black and white photos more. Antiques beautifully illustrated. Prepared by the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. 158 pages.
This book is in VG condition. Pages are clean and intact and the binding is tight. less
Hard covered book titled COLLECTING THE PASSIONATE PASTIME by Susanna Johnston and Tim Beddow, 1986 more. 136 pages. This book is about those rare individuals who have given a free rein to their passion of collecting, and whose homes now boast some of the most interesting and eccentric collections in the British Isles. The collections have been chosen because of their diversity and interest, and the effect that they have had on their owners. This book is in Good condition. Pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Minor foxing and fading on the cover page and inside front and rear cove less
Hard back book titled COLLECTOR'S POCKET BOOK OF GLASS by Geoffrey Wills, First American Edition, 1966, 317 pages more. Numerous illustrations.
THE MAKING OF GLASS
ROMAN AND SYRIAN GLASS
MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN GLASS
GERMAN AND BOHEMIAN GLASS
SCANDINAVIAN AND RUSSIAN GLASS
This book is in VG+ condition. Pages are clean and intact, binding is tight. A must have for yo less
The American Heritage hard covered books titled HISTORY OF COLONIAL ANTIQUES more. 1967, 384 pages, and HISTORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIES, 1967, 384 pages, stored in a slip case.
Our Medieval Heritage,
Fashions from Abroad
The William and Mary Style,
The Queen Anne Style,
The Chippendale Period,
The Colonial House at Work,
The Pennsylvania Germans,
Competition for colonies,
The Eve of Revolution,
and much, much more.
This beautiful set of 2 books are in VG+ condition, pages are clean and intact less
Soft covered book titled COUNTRY TOYS AND CHILDREN'S FURNITURE Antique Designs with Complete Plans and Instructions by Ken Folk, 1996 more. 1st Edition. 186 pages.
Early Americans, who relied on available materials and their own skills to make practical items, also created unique toys, games, and furniture of their children's pleasure. Now, with the designs provided in this splendid book, you can recreate these timeless pieces for your home and family. There are detailed plans and easy to understand instructions for 18 projects including Doll Cradle, Rocking Horse, Play Wagon, Child's Sled, and much more. This book is in VG+ c less
Hard covered book titled EGYPTIAN MUSEUM CAIRO Great Museums of the World more. Published by Newsweek, Third Printing 1977, 169 pages.
Here is the grandeur of Imperial Egypt as seen in its greatest monuments, the cream of the fabled archaeological finds of the past century, housed in the Egyptian Museum of Cairo. As on a guided tour led by the Museum's Director, the reader will discover all the varied riches of Egypt's ancient heritage, from prehistoric times to the Greco-Roman period.
This sensational book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, an less
Hard covered book titled AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SMALL ANTIQUES by James Mackay, 1975 more. This book concentrates on areas and periods which offer the greatest opportunity to the collector, namely small antiques of North America and western Europe over the past three centuries. It includes more than 425 alphabetically arranged entries on small collectable items ranging from andirons, apothecary jars and cameos to dolls, ivory, masks pewter, scrimshaw and visiting cards. There are also long articles on important subjects such as bronze, porcelain, pottery, lass and silver. It is Illu less
Hard covered book titled English Scottish and Irish TABLE GLASS by G more. Bernard Hughes, 1956. 408 pages. Over 300 illustrations.
This vintage book is in VG condition. The pages clean and intact and the binding is tight. Foxing on end pages. Would make a sensational addition to any library. less
Hard covered book titled FABULOUS FURNITURE DECORATIONS How to create designer pieces from unfinished furniture, 1st Edition, 1978 more. 176 pages.
This book has a multitude of ideas for decorating ready-to-finish furniture that goes beyond painting or staining. Using easy to understand directions, anyone can create designer pieces such as a stenciled dresser, a decoupage plant stand, fabric and paper covered tables, decorative painted chairs, graphic storage cubes, Art Deco and mirrored table, and botanical poster art Bureaus. There are 200 black & white photographs and eight pages in full color that demonstrate less
Hard covered book titled FIFTY YEARS OF COLLECTIBLE FASHION JEWELRY 1925 - 1975 by Lillian Baker, 1989 more. 191 pages.
Some of the topics include:
Vignettes of Respected Names in the Jewelry Field,
Color Plates & Descriptions,
Synopsis of the Years of Fashion Jewelry 1925 - 1975,
Designers and Manufactures Featured with Plate Numbers,
and much more.
This book is in VG+ condition. Pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for any vintage jewelry collector! less
Soft covered book titled The Francis E. Fowler Collection of Silver Catalog by Timothy Schroder more. Essay by John Hayward, Fowler Museum of Cultural History,1991, 115 pages, with elegant full color and black & white photographs. ISBN: 093074120x
The objects described in this opulent catalog have been selected from the Francis E. Fowler, Jr. collection of silver, the greater part of which was given to UCLA in 1983. The Fowler collection gives the viewer a rare insight into the full range of European goldsmiths' work, from ordinary domestic vessels and implements to the grandest wo less
Hard covered book titled The Book of FURNITURE AND DECORATION: Period and Modern by Joseph Aronson more. 1941, 358 pages, numerous illustrations.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF DECORATION
THE ELEMENTS OF DECORATION
THE PRINCIPLES OF DECORATION
Some of the Chapters include:
THE CLASSIC REVIVAL UNDER LOUIS XVI
TUDOR & ELIZABETHAN
WILLIAM & MARY
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
MATERIALS OF DECORATION
WALL C less