Antiques, Collectibles

NINGYO: THE ART OF THE JAPANESE DOLL

Written by Pate, Alan Scott
Ningyo: The Art of the Japanese Doll features over 250 unique photographs as well as extensive commentary and background history. Japanese dolls (ningyo) have played an important role in Japanese art and culture since its earliest stages of development, as talismanic figures, centerpieces, in elaborate festivals, medical study tools, theater distractions, decorative object
September 20, 2016 | Hardcover | Tuttle Publishing | 288 Pages |
$34.95
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VINTAGE BOARD GAMES: HISTORY AND ENTERTAINMENT FROM THE LATE 18TH TO THE BEGINNING OF THE 20TH CENTURY

Written by Seville, Adrian
A stunning, nostalgic look at board games of the nineteenth century, and their evolution. The printed board game reached new heights of beauty and ingenuity during the nineteenth century. During this golden age, they covered almost every conceivable theme, from geography or history to proper behavior and contemporary crazes.
November 19, 2019 | Hardcover | White Star Publishers | 208 Pages |
$34.95
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CABINETS OF CURIOSITIES

Written by Mauriès, Patrick
Unicorns' horns, mermaids' skeletons, stuffed and preserved animals and plants, precious metals, clocks, scientific instruments, celestial globes--all knowledge, the whole cosmos, arranged on shelves in a single room. Such were the cabinets of curiosities of the seventeenth century, the last period of history when man could aspire to know everything.
September 17, 2019 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson |
$35.00
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JAPANESE NETSUKE

Written by Hutt, Julia
The netsuke is an object of wonder: a tiny utilitarian accessory to traditional Japanese dress that has become an art form in itself, prized by collectors from East to West.
October 1, 2019 | Paperback | Victoria & Albert Museum | 112 Pages |
$29.95
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49 USES FOR A WALKING STICK

Written by Hopkinson, Frank
Walking sticks have had a bad press. For too long the walking stick has been portrayed as a workaday item of codgerism, a simple support for the aged and infirm. This is not the case. Possession of a walking stick opens up a whole gamut of opportunities beyond the simple 'leaning against' purpose.
July 16, 2019 | Hardcover | National Trust | 96 Pages |
$9.95

TYPEWRITER: A CELEBRATION OF THE ULTIMATE WRITING MACHINE

Written by Weil, Peter
Favored by many famous and upcoming writers and poets as their tool of choice, and benefitting from the nostalgia of steampunk and Mad Men, typewriters (like vinyl) have experienced a resurgence--especially among hipsters.
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Sterling | 224 Pages |
$21.95

SEASON'S GREETINGS: HOLIDAY CARDS BY CELEBRATED ARTISTS FROM THE MONROE WHEELER ARCHIVE

Written by Vincent Cianni
As Director of Exhibitions and Publications at the Museum of Modern Art from 1939 to 1967, Monroe Wheeler heavily influenced typography, book design, and the development of the museum exhibition catalogue. During his tenure at MoMA, Wheeler developed close relationships with many of the artists he exhibited and published.
October 18, 2016 | Hardcover | Daylight Books | 96 Pages |
$50.00

KOVELS' ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES PRICE GUIDE 2019

Written by Kovel, Kim
The most trusted and complete antiques & collectibles price guide available! The Kovels' 2019 edition is packed with 16,000 listings and 2,500 full-color photographs featuring collectibles in furniture, jewelry, toys, glass, and more.
September 25, 2018 | Paperback | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 528 Pages |
$29.99

100 CHRISTMAS WISHES: VINTAGE HOLIDAY CARDS FROM THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

Written by New York Public Library
A treasure trove of vintage Christmas cards, 100 Christmas Wishes is the perfect holiday treat from the New York Public Library.
October 16, 2018 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Griffin | 120 Pages |
$17.99

RADIO FLYER: 100 YEARS OF AMERICA'S LITTLE RED WAGON

Written by Adler, Carlye
USA TODAY BestsellerA visual history of one of childhood's most beloved icons--the Little Red Wagon--told through a rich collection of photos and stories that highlight its unique place in American culture.
October 30, 2018 | Hardcover | Harper Design | 160 Pages |
$24.99

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