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Category: All Categories: Antiques and Collectibles: Antiques: Artifact Collecting
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1.
Antiques (Magazine) / Winchester, Alice, ed.  
The Antiques Book: outstanding, authoritative articles on ceramics, furniture, glass, silver, pewter, architecture...
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Publisher: New York : Bonanza, [1950].
[3] -319 p., 96 pages of illus., map ; 29 cm. Title continues: "prints and other collecting interests / Edited by Alice Winchester and the staff of the magazine Antiques." "Articles from the first fifty-six volumes of Antiques, January 1922 through December 1949." Contents: [1.] Ceramics: Quality in "Oriental Lowestoft" / by Homer Eaton Keyes -- Meissen porcelain / by W.B. Honey -- French soft-paste porcelain / by Joan Prentice -- The ABC's of American pottery / by Lura Woodside Watkins -- Jasperware and some of its contemporaries / by Alice Winchester -- Staffordshire records of early modes of travel / by Ellouise Baker Larsen -- Early ceramic flower containers / by Nina Fletcher Little -- [2.] Furniture: The Windsor chair / by Wallace Nutting -- The furniture of Goddard and Townsend / by Joseph Downs -- Benjamin Randolph of Philadelphia / by S.W. Woodhouse, Jr. -- Federal Furniture of Baltimore / by Eleanor C. Pinkerton -- John Seymour & Son, cabinetmakers / by Mabel M. Swan -- The "style antique" in American furniture / by Ruth Ralston -- Random notes on Hitchcock and his competitors / by Esther Stevens Brazer -- Notes on Shaker furniture / by Edward D. and Faith Andrews -- Victorian art and Victorian taste / by Fiske Kimball -- [3.] Glass: Early American glass / by Helen McKearin -- Migrations of early glassworkers / by Harry Hall White -- The Boston and Sandwich Glass Company / by Priscilla C. Crane -- Zanesville glass / by Rhea Mansfield Knittle -- rarities in pattern glass / by Ruth Webb Lee -- Old glass paperweights / by Mary A. and S. Weldon O'Brien -- [4.] Silver: The beginnings of American silver / by C. Louise Avery -- Jesse Kip, New York goldsmith / by John Marshall Phillips -- The Sanders-Garvan beaker by Cornelis Vanderburch / by Mrs. Russel Hastings -- Old Sheffield plate / by Frederick Bradbury -- [5.] Pewter: The American pewter porringer / by Ledlie I. Laughlin -- [6.] Architecture: The houses of the first settlers in New England / by George Francis Dow -- Venetian blinds in the eighteenth century / by Helen Comstock -- [7.] Prints: The greatest show on Earth / by Harry T. Peters -- [8.] Folk art: Schimmel the woodcarver / by Milton E. Flower -- [9.] Textiles: The fishing lady and Boston Common / by Nancy Graves Cabot -- The age of heirloom quilts / by Florence Peto -- [10.] Firearms: Firearms, from Hall to Garand / by R.L. Dowling -- [11.] Toys: Playthings of the past / by Alice Van Leer Carrick. Stock# 44,080. Vg / dj good+, minor wear.

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Antiques (Magazine).edited by Alice Winchester  
Collectors & Collections: the Antiques Anniversary Book / edited by Alice Winchester and the staff of Antiques Magazine.

Publisher: New York, Antiques Magazine / Dutton, 1961. .
165 p. : ill. (15 col.), 30 cm. Fourteen articles. Antiques in California, Bayou Bend in Houston, Winterthur, Victorian furniture, early American lighting are among subjects treated. Stock# 39,462. Good+, gift inscription on half-title/ dj good+, worn, few small tears.

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Butler, Joseph T  
American Antiques 1800-1900; a collector's history and guide, by Joseph T Butler

Publisher: New York, Odyssey Press [1965].
xxi, [22] - 203 p., 170 illus., 7 col. plates. 26.5 cm. "Third printing." Joseph T. Butler served as curator of the Sleepy Hollow Restorations in Tarrytown, New York from 1957. Bibliography: p. 187-195. Stock# 44,076. Vg / djgood, repaired, in mylar.

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Cameron, Ian] [Elizabeth Kingsley-Rowe], editors. Strong, Roy.  
Random House Collector's Encyclopedia Victoriana to Art Deco. Introduction by Roy Strong.

Publisher: New York, Random House [1974].
302, [1] p. 600 illus. (300 color), 27.5 cm. Compiled by a London staff as Collins Encyclopedia, with English taste and emphasis, it contains information for the American market as well. Bibliography: p. 297-302. Stock#44043. Vg / dj good+.

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Cowie, Donald/ Henshaw, Keith  
Antique Collector's Dictionary / Donald Cowie and Keith Henshaw

Publisher: New York : Gramercy, [c1962].
208 p. : illus. ; 21 cm. "1600 terms dealing with antiques" Stock# 102,592. Vg / dj vg.

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6.
Crossman, Carl L.  
The China Trade: Export Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Other Objects

Publisher: Princeton: The Pyne Press, 1973.
Cloth, with dust jacket..very Good/Very Good..Previous owner's address stamp on front endpapers and right and lower faces of pages..Black on ivory and brown pictorial spine..9 by 11 inches..286 pages.

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Hertz, Louis H. (Heilbroner).  
Antique Collecting for Men: The Complete Guide to Collecting Antiques that are of Special Interest to Men
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Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books [1969].
xv, 416 p., [4] leaves of plates : illus. ; 25.5 cm. First, it's American men, not all men. And what do American men collect? "Things mechanical, electrical, and scientific. Things related to business, commerce, and advertising. Tools, Machines...toys and models...tobacco...theater, circus...sports, games..ships and the sea...aeronautics, automobiles, railroads..." Pretty extensive. Stock# 44,091. Vg/ dj good, worn, torn.

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8.
Kovel, Ralph M 1920-2008 / Kovel, Terry H.  
Know Your Antiques How to recognize and evaluate any antique - large or small - like an expert.

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers [1969, c1967].
x, 327 [328- 342] p., 314 illus., index, 24 cm. "Fourth printing." There are 17 sections directed at real novices. Includes bibliographies for each section and a general bibliography. Stock# 44,049. Vg / dj poor, well used, torn, in mylar.

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9.
McClinton, Katharine Morrison, 1899-1993  
Antique Collecting for Everyone The Pleasures Of Building Your Own Collection Of Inexpensive Antiques

Publisher: New York, Bonanza, [1965? c1951].
xii, 252 p. 200 b/w illus. 25 cm. First pub. 1951 by McGraw Hill. "Concentrates on twenty-four categories of reasonably priced but charming and useful old pieces." Bibliographies at the end of chapters. Stock# 44,063. Vg / dj vg.

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10.
McClinton, Katharine Morrison, 1899-1993  
Antiques of American Childhood
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Publisher: New York, Bramhall House / C. N. Potter [c1970].
351 p. 389 illus., facsims. index, 26 cm. "Whether one is interested in children's costumes, furniture, books, or amusements, the fun increases in proportion of the knowledge a collector brings to the field. Bibliography (p.340-344).

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11.
McClinton, Katharine Morrison, 1899-1993  
A Handbook of Popular Antiques

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books [1970?, c1945].
xii, 3-244, [2] p. 230 illus., plates. 25 cm. First published by Random House, [1946]. 27 groups covered. "Collecting small antiques is fascinating fun. As with so many things, the fun increases in proportion to the knowledge you can bring to bear in pursuit of your hobby." Stock# 44,075. Vg / dj vg.

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12.
Michael, George, 1919-  
The Treasury of New England Antiques
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Publisher: NY, Galahad Books, c1969.
x, 210 p., illus. index; 26 cm. "Explores in detail the worlds of glass, furniture, silver, prints, clocks, and other areas..." Stock#44077. Good+, ex-library with tape marks on binding, remains of "date due" slip at end/ dj vg.

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13.
Prisant, Carol  
Antiques Roadshow Collectibles: The Complete Guide, etc.

Publisher: New York: Workman, 2003 1st ed..
588pp. illus. paperback tall 8vo: Fine.

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14.
Salter, Stefan  
Joys of Hunting Antiques

Publisher: N.Y. Hart Publishing [1971].
7 p.l. 255p. 26.5 cm. A book designer, Salter lost his sight about 1963. This is a collection of 26 stories from Budapest in 1931 to Paris, 1970. Maine, New York, Boston, Williamsbrg in the US and London, Florence, Munich are among the places Salter sought. He had no specific collecting subject, so bought anything that caught his eye. These are charming stories and the drawings by Hilda Simon are a perfect match for the style. Stock# 32,727. Vg/vg.

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15.
Schmidt, Hans, and Herbert Dickmann  
Bronze- und Eisenguss: Bilder aus dem Werden der Giesstechnik

Publisher: Giesserei-Verlag G.M.B.H. Dusseldorf 1958.
Text in German. Very good condition, name inside front cover; no dust jacket. 122 pages, 177 b/w illustrations, 4to; tan cloth Hard Cover

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Singleton, Esther, d. 1930.  
The Collecting of Antiques, by Esther Singleton.

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan company, 1937 [c1926].
xix p., 1 l., 338 p. incl. front.,170 illus. 25.5 cm. Nine chapters, three of which first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post: China, Silver, Glass, Furniture, Clocks, Textiles, Metal-Work, "Americana: Good and Bad", and auctions. The prolific author seems to have written on nearly every subject. Stock# 39,674. Vg/ no dj

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Somerset Fry, Plantagenet, 1931-1996  
The World of Antiques [by] Plantagenet Somerset Fry. Introduction by Ralph and Terry Kovel.
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Publisher: London, Hamlyn, 1970..
5-141 p. illus. (some col.), facsims. (1 col.). 29 cm. "Born Peter George Robin Fry was a British historian and author of more than 50 books. In his youth he added Somerset to his surname by deed poll, and Plantagenet was a nickname which he adopted at university, relating to his advocacy of Richard III." It's a relef to know his parents didn't inflict him with his name. This is a veddy veddy English view of the antique world and Shaker Heights adds nothing to its scope. Bibliography: p. 137-138. Stock# 44,066. Vg / j vg.

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18.
Teall, Gardner Callahan, 1878- [  
The Pleasures of Collecting, by Gardner Teall; Being the sundry delectable excursions in the realm of antiques

Publisher: New York, The Century company, 1920..
xv, 328 p. front., plates. 21 cm. Title continues: "and curios, American, European, and Oriental." 36 chapters on a variey of subjects. Bibliography: p. 305-317. Stock# 42,905. Vg / no dj

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