Antiques, Collectibles

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START WITH A HOUSE, FINISH WITH A COLLECTION

Written by Kirtley, Alexandra
Offers a unique personal perspective on the journey of collecting American art and antiques Start with House, Finish with a Collection is the story of how a couple's use of American art and antiques evolved from furnishing a house into a full-blown passion for collecting.
May 15, 2014 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 271 Pages |
$75.00
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PAPER PEEPSHOWS: THE JACQUELINE AND JONATHAN GESTETNER COLLECTION

Written by Hyde, Ralph
Peepshows were introduced in the mid-eighteenth century by Martin Engelbrecht in Augsburg. They called for a long wooden cabinet designed for purpose incorporating a viewing lens and sometimes a mirror. In the 1820s peepshows made entirely of paper appeared on the scene more or less at the same moment in Vienna, London and Paris. The clumsy cabinet was no longer called for.
May 15, 2015 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 272 Pages |
$89.95
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LADUREE: DECORATION AND INSPIRATION

Written by Gleizes, Serge
-Laduree's brand and books are highly successful around the world -The unique ribbon-tied packaging and 3-sided pop-up make this a special gift Laduree's style is distinctive and recognizable. What makes it so? What are their inspirations? How can we reproduce this style in rooms or parts of our homes?
December 7, 2013 | Hardcover | Hachette Livre | 184 Pages |
$49.95
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SPECIMENS OF HAIR: THE CURIOUS COLLECTION OF PETER A. BROWNE

Written by Peck, Robert McCracken
Strangely beautiful, utterly unique, Specimens of Hair presents the obsessive work of a 19th-century amateur naturalist who collected hundreds upon hundreds of specimens of hair--animal and human, Including thirteen of the first fourteen U.S.
November 30, 2018 | Hardcover | Blast Books | 176 Pages |
$39.95
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ITALIAN TIN SIGNS: 1890-1950

Written by Dario Cimorelli
Exploring the world of chromolithographed tin boxes--usually decorated for advertising purposes--is like taking a journey to a different time and place, where even simple, everyday objects were adorned with endless variety, imagination and creativity.
October 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Silvana Editoriale | 256 Pages |
$65.00
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CLAGGETT: NEWPORT'S ILLUSTRIOUS CLOCKMAKERS

Written by Carr, Dennis
In the 18th century, Newport, Rhode Island, was home to some of the most skillful craftsmen in colonial North America. Among them were the clockmakers William Claggett (1694-1748), James Wady (d. 1759), and Thomas Claggett (1730-1797)--individuals whose surviving works became the best-known records of their lives.
September 11, 2018 | Hardcover | Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library | 272 Pages |
$65.00
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HOT WHEELS: FROM 0 TO 50 AT 1:64 SCALE

Written by Palmer, Kris
Hot WheelsTM: From 0 to 50 at 1:64 Scale shares the inspiring journey of the die-cast vehicles that started out as a new twist on toy cars and became a worldwide phenomenon.
September 25, 2018 | Hardcover | Motorbooks International | 160 Pages |
$40.00
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LEGO BOOK, NEW EDITION

Written by Lipkowitz, Daniel
Celebrate and explore the incredible story of the LEGO Group and its much-loved bricks, sets, minifigures, movies, games, and more with this updated and expanded edition.
October 2, 2018 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 280 Pages |
$25.00
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GAME FACES: EARLY BASEBALL CARDS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Written by Library of Congress
A charming gift book showcasing baseball cards from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries alongside photos from the early days of the nation's beloved pastime Game Faces showcases rare and colorful baseball cards from the Library of Congress's Benjamin K. Edwards Collection, bringing to life an era of American history that saw the game explode in popularity.
October 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Smithsonian Books | 168 Pages |
$24.95
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RARE BOOKS UNCOVERED: TRUE STORIES OF FANTASTIC FINDS IN UNLIKELY PLACES

Written by Rego Barry, Rebecca
Feed your inner bibliophile with this volume on unearthed rare and antiquarian books.Few collectors are as passionate or as dogged in the pursuit of their quarry as collectors of rare books. In Rare Books Uncovered, expert on rare and antiquarian books Rebecca Rego Barry recounts the stories of remarkable discoveries from the world of book collecting.
February 27, 2018 | Paperback | Voyageur Press (MN) | 280 Pages |
$19.99

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