Antiques, Collectibles

DISHES: 623 COLORFUL, WONDERFUL DINNER PLATES

Written by Riegler, Shax
Dishes is the dish obsessive's dream come true--a definitive guide to the colorful, wonderful dinner plate, with hundreds of patterns organized thematically and annotated with historical details and charming anecdotes that span centuries and continents.
November 5, 2013 | Paperback | Artisan Publishers | 453 Pages |
$13.95

KOVELS' ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES PRICE GUIDE 2017

Written by Kovel, Kim
The 49th edition of Kovels', the leading antiques price guide, includes 25,000 listings and more than 2,500 full-color photographs. Kovels' is the most complete and best-illustrated price guide available, from the most trusted name in the industry.
September 20, 2016 | Paperback | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 592 Pages |
$29.99

JAPANESE MILITARY AND CIVILIAN AWARD DOCUMENTS, 1868-1945

Written by Martin, Michael J
The history of Japan during the Imperial Age, 1868 to 1945, is rich and complex. Japan went from a feudal and secluded Asian nation to a world powerhouse in less than fifty years. Japan's relationship with the United States was just as complicated, moving from reluctant trading partner to ally in war to enemy. The documents from this era are a piece of that history.
December 28, 2016 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 184 Pages |
$49.99

CATHOLIC COLLECTIBLES: A GUIDE TO DEVOTIONAL MEMORABILIA

Written by Laval, June K
A guide to the history and value of Catholic collectibles, most from 1800 through the 1900s. Rosaries, medals, crosses and crucifixes, representations of saints and holy people, and more are presented through more than 400 pictures and text. Catholic religious art has been created and displayed in churches and cathedrals for centuries.
August 28, 2016 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 144 Pages |
$29.99

BIZARRE & OUTLANDISH GADGETS & DOOHICKEYS: USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE-1851 TO 1951

Written by Collins, Maurice
Hundreds of 19th- and 20th-century curiosities and contraptions are catalogued in this amusing assembly of more than 1,000 images.
November 28, 2016 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 320 Pages |
$60.00

BOOK OF GREAT AMERICAN FIRECRACKERS: CHERRY BOMBS, M-80S, CANNON CRACKERS, AND MORE

Written by Nash, Jack
Including 183 color and black-and-white images of vintage photos and packaging, plus values for American firecracker collectibles, this is the first book to focus on US firecrackers.
August 28, 2016 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 96 Pages |
$24.99

VINTAGE TRAILER VOYEUR: A PEEK INSIDE THE UNIQUE CUSTOM TRAILER CULTURE

Written by Ocken, Vicki
Take a fanciful journey into the world of vintage camping trailers through the stories of their owners. Almost 400 photos offer a peek at the rare, the unique, the coveted, and the just plain adorable.
April 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 208 Pages |
$34.99

TOYS!: 100 YEARS OF ICONIC TOYS

Written by Publishing, Roads
- Featuring favorites from every American childhood from the 1950s onwards, including Mr. Potato Head, Nintendo Gameboy, Barbie, Barrel of Monkeys, Buzz Lightyear, Care Bears, GI Joe, Lincoln Logs, Stretch Armstrong and Tickle Me Elmo- A beautifully photographed, playful look at modern toy designNothing evokes emotion like rediscovering a cherished childhood toy. In Toys!
December 20, 2016 | Hardcover | Roads Publishing | 224 Pages |
$45.00

SAMURAI ARMOUR

Written by Absolon, Trevor
For beauty, precision and strength, nothing has ever matched the combination of form and function found in the armour of the samurai. For a samurai, the consummate warrior, his suit of armour was so much more than 'just' protective equipment that could save his life in the heat of battle--it was the embodiment of his personality, social status and very soul.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Osprey Publishing (UK) | 372 Pages |
$60.00

RETRO PHOTO AN OBSESSION: A PERSONAL SELECTION OF VINTAGE CAMERAS AND THE PHOTOGRAPHS THEY TAKE

Written by Ellwand, David
With exquisite original photos and boundless enthusiasm, David Ellwand offers a love song to film photography and the vintage cameras that capture it. From the pinhole to the Pentax, Retro Photo: An Obsession is a visual journey through the history of photography, highlighting some of the iconic cameras of the analog era.
October 4, 2016 | Hardcover | Candlewick Studio | 212 Pages |
$45.00

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