Antiques, Collectibles

CONTEMPORARY SAILORS' VALENTINES: ROMANCE REVISITED

Written by Boynton, Pamela
Here are new, contemporary perspectives on a craft from the 1800s, including eighteen top artists' insights about Sailors' Valentines plus more than 300 photos of their exquisite work. This collection shows how the once-obscure Victorian-era craft has gained its steadily-increasing popularity today.
May 28, 2016 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 224 Pages |
$60.00

PANERAI

Written by Negretti, Giampiero
As supplier to the Royal Italian Navy and specialist in high-precision mechanisms, Panerai perfected the world's first underwater timepieces in the 1930s, which were not only waterproof at 650 feet, but luminescent as well.
May 1, 2008 | Hardcover | Flammarion-Pere Castor | 189 Pages |
$175.00

MILLER'S COLLECTIBLES PRICE GUIDE 2016-2017

Written by Miller, Judith
Miller's Collectibles Handbook & Price Guide 2016-2017 is the up-to-date guide to the collectibles market no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without.
June 7, 2016 | Paperback | Mitchell Beazley | 432 Pages |
$27.99

SOUVENIR NATION: RELICS, KEEPSAKES, AND CURIOS FROM THE SMITHSONIAN'S NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY

Written by Bird Jr, William L
Buried within the collection of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History exists an astonishing group of historical relics from the pre-Revolutionary War era to the present day, many of which have never been on display.
May 21, 2013 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 175 Pages |
$24.95

WORLD IN PLAY: LUXURY CARDS, 1430-1540

Written by Husband, Timothy B
With their images of princely hunts, opulent costumes, and a cast of characters ranging from royals to commoners, each of the playing cards in this engaging volume is a unique work of art that reflects a period of tumultuous social, artistic, economic, and religious change.
February 16, 2016 | Paperback | Metropolitan Museum of Art New York | 136 Pages |
$25.00

LITTLE BIG BOOK OF CHRISTMAS

Written by Lena Tabori
Long out of print, the definitive Christmas anthology is back...deeply revised with new images, recipes, jacket, and introduction. Lavishly illustrated throughout with nineteenth- and twentieth-century artwork, this book is everything you want Christmas to be -- loving, warm and celebratory.
September 27, 2011 | Hardcover_OOP | Welcome Books |
$24.95

LITTLE BOOK OF CIGARS

Written by Deschodt, Eric
Flammarion presents its series of informative, richly illustrated guides, covering lifestyle and cultural topics. Find out everything you want to know about your favorite subject in one handy volume.
January 12, 2002 | Paperback | Flammarion-Pere Castor | 120 Pages |
$12.95

MADE IN NEW YORK: HANDCRAFTED WORKS BY MASTER ARTISANS

Written by Sann, Ted
There is a burgeoning movement afoot, a return to the art of making things by hand. A growing group of aware and committed people are seeking out high-quality handmade goods, and New York City is at the forefront of this renaissance.
March 27, 2012 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$29.95

CENTO LUMI PER CASALE MONFERRATO/A HUNDRED LIGHTS FOR CASALE MONFERRATO: LAMPADE DI CHANUKKAH: UNA COLLEZIONE TRA STORIA, ARTE E DESIGN/HANUKKAH LAMPS

This is the only collection of its kind in the world, continuously expanding, built on the dedication of Casale Monferrato's Jewish Community. A hanukkiah is a candelabrum with eight branches plus the shamash, the servant light, which must never be the same as the others, but always placed higher or lower, or in an otherwise misaligned position.
September 27, 2011 | Paperback | Skira Editore | 176 Pages |
$45.00

GEORGE OHR: THE GREATEST ART POTTER ON EARTH

Written by Hecht, Eugene
The definitive and most up-to-date volume on the celebrated Biloxi artist, who was the most revolutionary art potter of his time. Called the Mad Potter of Biloxi, the Apostle of Individuality, and the self-proclaimed Greatest Art Potter on Earth, George Edgar Ohr (1857-1918) transformed wheel-thrown pots into ceramic works that were far ahead of their time.
November 19, 2013 | Hardcover | Skira Rizzoli | 256 Pages |
$50.00

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