Antiques, Collectibles

PLASTIC JEWELRY

Written by Kelly, Lyngerda
More than 1,000 exciting pieces accompany the story of plastic jewelry from the 1920s to the present in this revised and expanded 5th edition. Colorful and lightweight, examples include natural tortoiseshell and horn, synthetic celluloid, Bakelite, and Lucite - all in a variety of forms. Jewelry has been made from natural plastics since ancient times.
March 28, 2013 | Paperback | Schiffer Publishing | 152 Pages |
$19.99

RETRO RADIO: SIX DECADES OF DESIGN 1920S-1970S

Written by Tauber, Mike
Before television and MTV, the radio was central in the home, a way for the family to gather to hear the news or listen to music. Over 175 images provide an impressive visual journey through the radio's aesthetic history, reflecting all the major design changes across the years. The images also reveal the diversity of materials, textures, colors, shapes, and sizes of radios of earlier ages.
March 28, 2015 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 176 Pages |
$29.99

COMPASS CHRONICLES

Written by Takacs, Kornelia
After the invention of the magnetic compass and its first use in Italy for travel in the 16th century, a ship's course could be constantly monitored, leading to exploration and world trade. This intriguing guide explores a wide range of fascinating pocket compass types. Examples shown date from the late 1700s to the 1940s, with a focus on the mid-1800s and early 1900s.
April 30, 2010 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 176 Pages |
$39.99

COMPLETE AND UNAUTHORIZED GUIDE TO VINTAGE BARBIE DOLLS: WITH BARBIE & SKIPPER FASHIONS AND THE WHOLE FAMILY OF BARBIE DOLLS

Written by James, Hillary Shilkitus
Since her introduction in 1959, Barbie(R) has reigned supreme in the world of dolls, and today she is collected by fans around the world. A required resource for all Barbie collectors, the revised and expanded second edition of this ideal reference book features more than 150 new images and updated prices.
May 11, 2011 | Paperback | Schiffer Publishing | 160 Pages |
$24.99

ENGLISH REVOLVER A COLLECTORS' GUIDE TO THE GUNS, THEIR HISTORY AND VALUES

Written by Prescott, George
Famous throughout the nineteenth century for the quality of its products, the English revolver industry began a steady decline after WWI from which it never recovered. Apart from the famous Webley service revolvers, many products of this important industry are little known outside of the auction house and sale room.
February 28, 2015 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 224 Pages |
$45.00

ART DECO COLLECTIBLES: FASHIONABLE OBJETS FROM THE JAZZ AGE

Written by Capstick-Dale, Diana
The objects in this thematically structured book encompass Deco style at its most alluring, as well as the modernity, excitement, and social revolution of the Jazz Age. These items were the height of fashion then and are highly prized collectibles today.
May 17, 2016 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 272 Pages |
$55.00

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANTIQUE CARPETS: TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF WEAVING

Written by Moheban, Abraham Levi
The Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets catalogs the diverse forms that the art and craft of the handwoven carpet has taken over twenty-five centuries, from the Far East to North Africa, from Europe to India, and within both hemispheres of the New World.
December 15, 2015 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 672 Pages |
$250.00

MILLER'S ANTIQUES HANDBOOK & PRICE MILLER'S ANTIQUES 2016-2017 OE

Written by Miller, Judith
"Miller's Antiques Price Guide has long been the market leader, offering not just prices but informed tips... Miller's is arguably the only price guide you will ever need." Antiques Magazine Miller's Antiques Handbook & Price Guide remains the essential and trusted guide to the antiques market.
November 10, 2015 | Hardcover | Mitchell Beazley | 648 Pages |
$45.00

FABERGE AND THE RUSSIAN MASTER GOLDSMITHS

Written by Ulyanova, B L
Peter Carl Fabergé (1846-1920) is deservedly the most famous creator of the stunning gold, silver, and jewel-studded treasures of imperial Russia. Perhaps because of the popularity of his Easter eggs, Fabergé's skilled competitors have been largely overlooked. Fabergé and the Russian Master Goldsmiths tells their story and features their masterpieces as well as Fabergé's.
September 2, 2008 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 320 Pages |
$29.95

SMALL VICTORIES: ONE COUPLE'S SURPRISING ADVENTURES COLLECTING AMERICAN PRINTS

Written by Williams, Dave H
An illustrated journey through American prints, illuminated by the victories, defeats and discoveries of two intrepid collectors. For more than four decades, Dave H. Williams and Reba White built the most comprehensive treasury of American prints ever assembled.
December 1, 2014 | Hardcover | David R. Godine Publisher | 400 Pages |
$40.00

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