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Category: All Categories: Antiques and Collectibles: Antiques: Rare Books on Antiques
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1.
Aronson, Dave  
Delft, 31e Oude Kunst en Antiekbeurs : Delft, 31st Antiques and Art Fair at the Het Prinsenhof Museum of Delft, 1979

Publisher: Het Prinsenhof Museum; Delft, Netherlands: 1979.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 181 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Text in DUTCH. Color illustrated boards, 9 pages of local ads in rear, 180 exquisite antique works of art pictured and described, of which about 60 are in full color. Glossy throughout. ; Includes paintings, porcelain, furniture, statuary, gold and gem-encrusted jewelry, etc. ; Several small chips to board along lower front joint. Otherwise only minor shelfwear. ; 2 items laid in: 1) glossy flyer for Le Chevalier restaurant, in English and Dutch, chipped and foxed along upper edge. 2) small handwritten receipt for 2 potje (small pots) in Dutch, dated 1979.

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2.
Bartsch, Henry, and Larry Sanchez  
Antique Cash Registers, 1880-1920 : The Yellow Book

Publisher: Larry Sanchez; Culver City, Calif: 1987.
Very Good First Edition Softcover ISBN: 9999680569 128 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Large softcover, yellow covers, 128 pages; over 300 b/w photos, sketches and line diagrams, with captions. ; Written by Henry Bartsch of Antique Registers, Rockaway Beach, Oregon, longtime repairer, restorer, and dealer in antique cash registers. Co-written and published by Larry Sanchez of Culver City, California, avid collector of same. Edited by Marsha Weber. ; History of the cash register, terminology, model identification and dating, etc, and histories and data on dozens of cash register manufacturers and their models. ; Rear cover lightly bumped at upper tip, with small crease to tips of last five leaves. Otherwise only light shelfwear. No marks. Binding tight and square. Quite scarce in any condition.

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3.
Becker, Lynn, and Bill Andrews  
Replicars, Becker's Miniature Autos, Catalogs, Catalog Supplements, and New Arrivals Bulletins : 1967-1970

Publisher: Lynn Becker/Replicars; La Mirada, Calif:.
Near Fine Softcover 4to (11.5") 30 cm; About 100 pages, each neatly hole-punched and placed in looseleaf binder by subscriber. Almost no illustrations. ; Monthly newsletters 1967-1970 'for miniature auto enthusiasts' from major California toy car dealer, with info on new items and new lines, price guides for collectible toys, etc. Also included are several original invoices, some vintage coupons, and several 1-pg monthly catalogs from Marque Products, Newport Beach, Calif, dated March-October 1972. ; This lot is from collection of Peter Foss, founder and former president, Toy Car Collectors Club. ; A few items have minor margin marks. Each item has original mailing address label, as issued. One bulletin is missing a small amount of text where postage stamp was clipped, otherwise everything intact. Looseleaf in VG condition, light wear, all moving parts work perfectly.

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4.
Brearley, Harry C. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Lejaren a'Hiller  
Time Telling Though the Ages

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company; N. Y. : 1919.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 294 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Tan cloth over spine, tan title label, dark green laid paper over boards, laid pages throughout, appendix describing how typical watch works, bibliography, chronology, list of well-known watch collections, glossary, 76 b/w diagrams in text, 24 b/w plates with captions on tissue guards. ; History of sundials, clocks, watches, clock and watchmakers, etc. ; Research contributed by Katherine Morrissey Dodge. Photos by Lejaren a'Hiller. Art direction and book designed by Walter D. Teague. Prepared under direction of Brearley Service Organization. Published by Doubleday, Page & Company, for Robert H. Ingersoll & Brother, makers of the famous Dollar Watch, in honor of their 25th anniversary, 1919. ; Moderate wear to extremities. Title label is sunned but quite readable. Endpaper split along front joint but binding intact. ; Photographs

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5.
Duncan, Alastair.  
Tiffany at Auction.

Publisher: New York: Rizzoli, 1981..
First Edition ISBN: 0847803791 Oblong quarto, about 11.25 inches (28 cm) wide, in brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. 348 pages illustrated by photographs, some in color. The prices realized sheet from Christie's auction of 414 items is laid in. A very nice copy of the most illusive of the major books on Tiffany. Published at the end of a very important period in the Tiffany market, over 1000 illustrations picturing all types of major pieces that had been auctioned during the previous four years. The book is clean, bright, unmarked but for the remains of a bookseller sticker on the front endpaper at the gutter. There is very light edge wear as well. The jacket is complete and unfaded but with light edge wear, minor abrasions at the bottom and middle of the rear spine fold and general rubbing. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

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6.
Jacoby, Heinrich  
Sammlung Orientalischer Teppiche, Eine : (A Collection of Oriental Rugs and Tapestries, 1923)

Publisher: Scarabaeus Verlag; Berlin: 1923.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 192 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Tan cloth over spine and tips, beige boards, index, footnotes, 140 pages of text plus 4 plates in full color and 47 full-page b/w plates on heavy paper bound on cloth stubs, with an additional 99 b/w illustrations in text. Glossy throughout. ; Published by Berlin: Scarabaeus Verlag. Printed by Albert Frisch. ; Exterior quite worn. Boards rubbed, chipped, and spotted. 3cm tear to cloth along upper front joint. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce.

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7.
Keener, William G. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Donald Hutslar  
Bowie Knives : From the Collection of Robert Abels, April, 1962

Publisher: Publisher Unknown; N. Y. : 1962.
Very Good+ Softcover 128 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Pr ice recently reduced. Stiff ivory covers, brief glossary, system of classification nomenclature, 136 19th-century knives shown in high-quality b/w photos with brief descriptions, many with interesting engravings, many also with sheaths. ; No publisher listed. Text refers to 'the late Robert Abels'. ; No flaws apart from light rubbing of covers. Binding of two staples intact. Quite rare. ; Photographs

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8.
McClelland, Nancy Vincent, 1876-  
Historic Wall-Papers from their Inception to the Introduction of Machinery
 Picture
Publisher: Philadelphia & London, J. B. Lippincott Company, 1924.
xvi, 458 p. incl. 245 plates, color front., 12 color plates, folding table; 29 cm. Title continues: with an Introduction by Henri Clouzot. With 12 plates in colour, 245 illustrations in half-tone, and a chart of periods." Bibliography: p. 447-449. Uncut; no dust jacket; very good. Stock#OB815.

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9.
Moore, Colleen; Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, Ill.); the Museum of Science and Industry; Terry Ann R. Neff; S  
Within the Fairy Castle: Colleen Moore's Doll House at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1997.
As New in As New dust jacket. Stated First Edition. 1. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0821225197 Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over mauve boards, gilt lettering on spine, yellow decoration on covers, black endpapers. Folio. 127 pp. Profusely illustrated with 160 photographs by Barbara Karant, entirely in color. This is an unmarked, unused copy. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. The renowned doll house, conceived as a fairy casrtle, is one of the most beloved permanent displays at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Moore's dream was to create a castle decorated with fairy-tale themes, miniaturized to the scale of one inch to one foot. She spent hundreds of thousands of dollars and seven years making her dream come true -- hiring Hollywood set designers and craftsmen to create the castle's 14 splendid rooms and exquisite furinishings, and gathering antiqjue miniature treasures from all over the world. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Appr.: | AUD 129.03 CAD 130.43 EUR 89.55 GBP 71.64 JPY 12,000.00 MXN 1,500.00 ZAR 1,290.32 

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10.
Phillips, Le Roy Illustrated by: Illustrated by Harry Rountree  
Joys of Tobacco, The

Publisher: Le Roy Phillips; Boston: 1904.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 33 pages; 24mo (5") 13 cm; Small format (3 x 5.5 inches) 77 x 140 mm, dark gray-green boards, small color illustrated paste-down on front, laid paper throughout, 11 whimsical poems and quotations from various authors including Andrew Wynter, William Cowper, Charles Kingsley, Henry Fielding, Charles Lamb, and the great Anonymous. 46 pages in total, of which 33 are numbered. 3 color glossy plates including full-spread frontispiece. ; Illustrated with reproductions of paintings by Harry Rountree. Printed in Edinburgh, Scotland, by Morrison & Gibb. Plates printed in Edinburgh by McLagan & Cumming. ; Moderate edgewear. Endpapers a bit tanned. No marks. Binding tight. Pages are partly unopened. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Joyous Life Series; Vol. 5

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11.
Raksch, Dietmar  
Prussia Award Documents and Authorization Certificates from the Kingdom of Prussia and the Republic of Prussia, 1793-1972 : (Prussian, Preussen, German) Verleihungsurkunden und Besitzzeugnisse aus dem Konigreich Preussen

Publisher: Niemann Verlag; Hamburg, Germany: 2002.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 3934001033 454 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Black pictorial boards. Parallel text in German and English throughout. 400 b/w photos and facsimiles of military orders, civil honor badges, Iron Cross, service awards, knighthoods, and other authentic documents of similar nature, with detailed captions. 6 appendixes including value guide for collectors. No actual medals or ribbons shown, just official documents. Front endpaper inscribed 'Mit dem besten Wunschen' and SIGNED by author Dietmar Raksch. ; Translated by William E. Hamelman. ; Title on front cover: Preussen Verleihungsurkunden und Besitzzeugnisse, Prussia Award Documents and Authorization Certificates, 1793-1972. ; Large heavy over 5 pounds. Boards show light wear. No other flaws.

Appr.: | AUD 83.87 CAD 84.78 EUR 58.21 GBP 46.57 JPY 7,800.00 MXN 975.00 ZAR 838.71 

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12.
Schreier, Konrad F  
Marble's Knives and Axes

Publisher: Beinfeld Publishing; North Hollywood, Calif: 1978.
Good First Edition Softcover ISBN: 0917714199 70 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale green covers, brief company history, about 150 b/w illustrations reproduced from original ads and catalog pages, with original retailprices listed. ; Collector's guide to pocket knives and safety axes manufactured by the Marble Arms Corporation, Gladstone, Michigan, 1890s-1950s. ; Dampstain affects rear cover and rear ten leaves, which are wavy but otherwise readable. 2 pages have printing errors affecting small parts of text, which are blurred, as issued. Binding tight and square. Quite scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 48.39 CAD 48.91 EUR 33.58 GBP 26.87 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 483.87 

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13.
Smithsonian  
Jeep : Smithsonian National Museum Models, Prospectus, Limited Edition Model Jeep

Publisher: Fine Art Models; Royal Oak, Mich: 1993.
Near Fine Softcover 36 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Unusual binding: essentially a small flexible 4x6-inch photo album with photos and text pages inserted into clear acetate pockets. 21 high-quality color glossy photos. 15 pages of text including specs. ; Advertising booklet for stunning 1/8-scale handmade limited edition 1943 Willys Jeep, with trailer and display case, designed down to tiniest authentic detail, painted olive green as 1943 army jeep would be. Fashioned entirely of brass, except for real glass windshield, real cloth seats, real canvas top, etc. Hood, windshield wipers, glove compartment, tool case, radiator cap, etc, all function. Manufactured under auspices Smithsonian National Museum Models. ; No discernable wear. Quite scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 32.26 CAD 32.61 EUR 22.39 GBP 17.91 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 322.58 

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14.
Woolley, Robert M., editor  
Model Car Journal, Lot of 21 Issues : Volume 3, Number 6, November-December 1976, to Volume 7, Number 2, April-May 1980

Publisher: Model Car Collectors Association; Alameda, Calif:.
Near Fine Softcover 4to (11") 28cm; Newsletter-style publication. Articles, editorials, check lists, want lists, a few b/w illustrations of low quality. Each issue neatly hole-punched and placed in looseleaf binder by subscriber. ; 8 to 32 pages per issue, most have about 18. This lot from collection of Peter Foss, author of several articles, former president, Model Car Collectors Assn, and VP, Toy Car Collectors Club. Published by Backyard Press, later C. J. Publishing. ; No major defects. Looseleaf binder imprinted with unrelated company name, lightly worn but intact.

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