Antiques, Collectibles

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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 | PB | Skira |
$45.00
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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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ARTS & CRAFTS OF NEWCOMB POTTERY

Accompanying a major traveling exhibition, this sumptuous volume is the first book to show the entire range of Newcomb Pottery's creative output in the context of American artistic and social developments in the early years of the modern era.
October 1, 2013 | Hardcover | Skira Rizzoli | 340 Pages |
$65.00
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COLLECTIBLE HAND TOOLS

Written by Pascal, Dominique
Even in the era of the cordless electric drill, the stories in simple wooden hand tools appeal to collectors. "Collectible Hand Tools" offers a broad overview of the tools that craftsmen brought to the new world - and many North American originals - as they began to shave, carve, rivet, gauge, mark, saw, and join together their lives in the 200 years before the creation of mass-produced tools.
May 14, 2004 | Paperback | Flammarion-Pere Castor | 384 Pages |
$14.95
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FABERGE REVEALED: AT THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

Written by Von Habsburg, Geza
The exquisite objects created by goldsmith and jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé and his studio in the late 19th and early 20th centuries for the aristocracy and nobility of imperial Russia are considered to be some of the most refined examples of the jeweler's art of any age.
July 6, 2011 | Hardcover | Skira Rizzoli | 421 Pages |
$75.00
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COLT: THE REVOLVER OF THE AMERICAN WEST

Written by Richardson, Jeffrey
From the world s finest collection, the 100 most significant Colt revolvers are presented in this handsome volume. The Colt Single Action Revolver "won the West" by being the gun of choice on the American frontier, used by everyone from settlers and Native Americans to law-enforcement officers and outlaws.
October 1, 2013 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 280 Pages |
$45.00
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LINN'S STAMP NEWS US STAMP YEARBOOK

Linn s U.S. Stamp Yearbook provides detailed accounts for all 178 stamps and postal stationery items issued by the United States Postal Service in 2008.
November 1, 2009 | Paperback | Scott Publishing Company |
$40.00
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FOR THE LOVE OF OLD: LIVING WITH CHIPPED, FRAYED, TARNISHED, FADED, TATTERED, WORN AND WEATHERED THINGS THAT BRING COMFORT, CHARACTER AND J

Written by Randolph Carter, Mary
This stunning volume focuses on the qualities of the old things in our homes (the patina of an old table, pewter dulled by age, old floorboards that creak) and how to live with and incorporate them into our personal aesthetic.
October 24, 2006 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 208 Pages |
$50.00
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CIVIL WAR SOLDIER: INCLUDES OVER 700 KEY WEAPONS, UNIFORMS, & INSIGNIA

Written by Konstam, Angus
Specially commissioned photographs of more than 700 key artifacts and military equipment bring to life the experiences of Union and Confederate soldiers of all ranks, by exploring the uniforms, weapons, and objects carried by soldiers on both sides. There is an abiding fascination with the Civil War. What personal items did soldiers carry in their haversacks?
November 3, 2015 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 160 Pages |
$19.95
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TOKEN OF ELEGANCE: CIGARETTE HOLDERS IN VOGUE

Written by Hsu-Balcer, Carolyn
- At once an important social history of tobacco and smoking and a beautiful coffee table book, A Token of Elegance is ideal for art and design historians, history students, museum professionals, and collectors- Of great interest to jewelry historians as many cigarette holders were made for their international clientele by the major jewelry firms and this is the first book where so many cigarette
November 12, 2015 | Hardcover | Officina Libraria | 192 Pages |
$50.00

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