Antiques, Collectibles

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TOYBOX TIME MACHINE: A CATALOG OF THE COOLEST TOYS NEVER MADE

Written by Baumann, Marty
Recapture an innocent era of boundless commercial creativity in a beautifully illustrated tome featuring some of the greatest toys NEVER made (but wouldn't your world have been a better place if they had been?).
June 20, 2017 | Hardcover | IDW Publishing | 164 Pages |
$29.99
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MASTERWORKS: RARE AND BEAUTIFUL CHESS SETS OF THE WORLD

The world's most gorgeous and unusual chess sets, spanning hundreds of years and five continents
February 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Fuel | 232 Pages |
$47.50
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OBJECTS OF DEVOTION: RELIGION IN EARLY AMERICA

Written by Manseau, Peter
Objects of Devotion: Religion in Early America tells the story of religion in the United States through the material culture of diverse spiritual pursuits in the nation's colonial period and the early republic.
May 23, 2017 | Hardcover | Smithsonian Books | 260 Pages |
$29.95
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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 | 256 Pages |
$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
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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
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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

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