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European and American Fine Art English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts, Auctions, Wolf's
1 Auctions, Wolf's European and American Fine Art English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts
Clevland, OH Wolf's Auctioneers 1988 Softcover Very Good 
September 16 & 17 1988. Wolf's Auction Cat. , paper wrapped, stapled, with edge rub, corners tipped. 898 lots, Black and white illustrations 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Bottle Rush U. S. A., Blumenstein, Lynn
2 Blumenstein, Lynn Bottle Rush U. S. A.
Salem, Oregon Old Time Bottle Pub Co. 1966 0911068023 / 9780911068023 Trade Paper Very Good 
Clean bright copy. ; VG TPB, cover title color blocks somewhat faded, edges have light wear, text is clean and binding tight. 184 pages, Price guide- 1966- for a plethora of bottles of every shape, color and use. Never new there were so many different bottles, I need to get out more. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Royal Daulton Figures: Collectors' Book No. 8, Doulton Fine China
3 Doulton Fine China Royal Daulton Figures: Collectors' Book No. 8
Royal Doulton Potteries N.D. Softcover Near Fine 
1963, Very nice spiral bound soft cover, bright with minimal edge wear. 1964 figure additons laid in. Full color photographs of Figures, Animal Models, Character & Toby jugs, Flambe, Veined Sung, and Rack Plates. Collectors guide. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Collectible Glassware from the 40s 50s 60s ;  An Illustrated Value Guide Collectible Glassware from the Forties, Fifties, and Sixties   An Illustrated Value Guide, Florence, Gene
4 Florence, Gene Collectible Glassware from the 40s 50s 60s ; An Illustrated Value Guide Collectible Glassware from the Forties, Fifties, and Sixties An Illustrated Value Guide
Collector Books 1997 1574320106 / 9781574320107 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Hardcover in blue boards Very Good unmarked "This COLLECTBLE GLASSWARE OF THE 40s, 50s, has gone through a metamorphosis from the inaugural concept; but basically, the book covers glassware made after the Depression era that is now being bought be glass collectors.Both mass-produced and handmade glass from the 50s era are included here since both types are beingf collected. A few handmade glassware patterns included were begun near the end of 1930, but their principal production was during the 1940s, 1950s, or later." ; Collectible Glassware from the Forties, Fifties, and Sixties; 10.90 X 8.70 X 0.90 inches; 238 pp pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Handbook of Old American Toys, Hertz, Louis H.
5 Hertz, Louis H. The Handbook of Old American Toys
Wethersfield, CT Mark Haber & Company 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Second printing. Orange-red cloth, worn ends. Dust jacket edges tattered & scuffed, price intact. In new archival cover. "...provides basic information needed by everyone interested in the subject." Appendix: Mechanical Bank Gradation List. Indexed. Extensive neatly penciled marginalia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages pages 
Price: 34.20 USD
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Introduction to Antiques, Hughes, Therle
6 Hughes, Therle Introduction to Antiques
Country Life Books 1977 0600303462 / 9780600303466 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Burgundy cloth w gold lettering, 144 pages illustrated throughout in black and white. With index. Old tape marks, damage, Card attached - Chin Shan Books & Stationery, Taipei Taiwan. DJ, has slight dent. Tone on edges with some foxing and a few spots on front cover. Overall an very nice copy. New Mylar cover. First appeared in Homes and Gardens magazine, the author covers Ceramics, furniture, glass, Sheffield plate, pewter, brass and copper. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Complete Book of Furniture Repair and Refinishing, Kinney, Ralph Parsons
7 Kinney, Ralph Parsons The Complete Book of Furniture Repair and Refinishing
New York, London Charles Scribner's Sons 1950 0684124378 / 9780684124377 First Edition Hardcover (Original Cloth) Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Some marginalia, light tone to edges. Frontispiece, black and white photos and illustrations instructional to refinishing antique furniture. Intended to be a manual to furnish workers with information and practical suggestions, regarding the repair and refinishing of Antique and all other types of furniture. Includes step by step methods w notes, cross references material index. Includes buying antique furniture, four steps to restoration, Part 2 describes the tools the shop, practice ad hint. 
Price: 16.65 USD
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Current Values of Antique Glass, Lee, Ruth Webb
8 Lee, Ruth Webb Current Values of Antique Glass
North Boro, MA Lee Publications 1953 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Victorian Glass, Sandwich Glass, Art Glass, Cup Glass. Drawn illustrations of each item listed. An exceptionally nice copy in like jacket. Jacket is toned and worn on edges, smudged. Not price clipped. Penciled mark on flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages. pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Coming Collecting Boom, Mebane, John
9 Mebane, John The Coming Collecting Boom
A. S. Barnes and Co. 1968 0498065367 / 9780498065361 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Some foxing, Tight, No tears or markings: ".since the widely recognized and avidly sought antiques are diminishing in quantity and increasing in price a new opportunity presents itself to the imagination:."; 8vo ; 320 pp pages 
Price: 21.60 USD
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Old Dolls, St. George, Eleanor
10 St. George, Eleanor Old Dolls
New York Gramercy 1950 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Foreword by Emma C. Clear. 134 pages. 77 Photographs. Orange cloth, f.o neat on the feep, very little shelf wear. DJ edges w/chips and tears, old tape repair. Clean tight copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Great Books and Book Collectors, Thomas, Alan G.
11 Thomas, Alan G. Great Books and Book Collectors
N. Y. Excallibur Books 1983 0671807927 / 9780671807924 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
NF/F, 1st U. S. Ed. , Gift Quality; Beautiful Folio w 280 pg. , 40 color and 250 b/w illustrations; yellow board w brown spine Thomas tells the story of some of the world's greatest books, their creation and survival and the men who were responsible for them. ..he never loses site of their importance as landmarks in the history of mankind. A wonderful book. Bottom edge has a shallow dent and some light wear, top edge has one dent.; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Understanding Book-Collecting, Uden, Grant
12 Uden, Grant Understanding Book-Collecting
Antique Collectors' Club 1986 0907462138 / 9780907462132 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Protective cover in F/F condition ; 8.52 X 5.77 X 0.96 inches; 279 pp pages 
Price: 16.20 USD
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13 Wright, Barton Hopi Kachinas: The Complete Guide to Collecting Kachina Dolls
Flagstaff, AZ Northland Publishing 1993 Softcover Near Fine 
Stiff wraps, tiny bit of edge wear. No marks. 'Hopi Kachinas' is considered a collecting standard for identifying and collecting Kachinas. "In this comprehensive guide, Wright identifies over 150 dolls, ranging from the more traditional style of dolls to the new ultra-realistic style. Also included are detailed descriptions of the dolls and invaluable buying tips. For general interest, novice or experienced collector. " Laid in: Short article (10pp.) illustrated with full color photos by Dennis Wall "In Search for authentic Hopi Katsina carvings" New Mexico Magazine. 11/99. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139pp. pages 
Price: 16.20 USD
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