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41 Heckscher, Morrison H.; and Bowman, Leslie Greene AMERICAN ROCOCO, 1750-1775: ELEGANCE IN ORNAMENT
NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Los Angeles Museum of Art; Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1992). (1992). Very good 
NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Los Angeles Museum of Art; Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1992).. (1992).. Very good. - Quarto, blue cloth titled in gilt on spine; in a color pictorial dust wrapper. xv, [i] & 288 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine.

"American Rococo...is the first book to examine the American manifestation of the European style. The authors pursue the rococo presence in aspects of domestic production that begins with firearms and textiles and end with porcelain. In the book's major chapters, they discuss the influence of the rococo on architectural ornament; on all manner of engravings from book-plates to clock dials; on a multitude of objects of silver; on the principal furniture forms; and on works of cast iron, glass, and ceramics...." -- From the dw blurb. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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42 Hornung, Otto ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STAMP COLLECTING
London: Hamlyn, (1970). (1970). Very good 
London: Hamlyn, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Quarto, cloth, in dw. Extremities slightly faded; dw rubbed with a tear to the front panel & the head of the spine chipped. 319 pp. Profusely illustrated in B&W & color. Very good in a good dw. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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43 Jackson, Mary L IF DISHES COULD TALK
Boston: Forum Publishing Company, 1964. 1964. Good 
Boston: Forum Publishing Company, 1964.. 1964.. Good. - 8vo, blue cloth (bumped, rubbed & dampstained) titled in gilt; in pictorial dw (chipped with several small tears at edges & 3 small holes on back panel). 240pp. Illustrated. Good.

Second printing. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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44 Jacobsen, Charles W ORIENTAL RUGS: A Complete Guide
Tokyo, Japan & Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc., (1980). (1980). 0804804516 / 9780804804516 Fine 
Tokyo, Japan & Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc., (1980).. (1980).. Fine. - Large octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The book is housed in a plain cardboard slipcase with a printed label mounted around the panels & spine. 479 pages. Numerous illustrations in color and black & white. Near fine.

Later printing. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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45 Johnson, Myron. AMERICAN ADVERTISING 1800-1900.
[No place, nor date listed, though late 20th century]. Very good 
[No place, nor date listed, though late 20th century]. . Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers illustrated with a vignette on the front cover. The top edge of the wrapper is darkened. 18 leaves, including the endpapers. Very good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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46 Kemm, Theodore THE OFFICIAL GUIDE OF UNITED STATES PAPER MONEY. Third Edition. Hal L. Cohen, Design & Editorial
NY: HC Publishers, Inc., 1970. 1970. Very good 
NY: HC Publishers, Inc., 1970.. 1970.. Very good. - Small octavo, green cloth titled in gilt with image of five-dollar bill stamped in gilt on front cover. Lightly rubbed & bumped; small white stain to rear cover. 192 pp. Profuse B&W textual illustrations. Very good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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47 Kenyon, Otis Allen CARPETS AND RUGS: How they are made / How to select them / How to care for them
North Canton, OH: The Hoover Company, 1923. 1923. Very good 
North Canton, OH: The Hoover Company, 1923.. 1923.. Very good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with some very light staining to the rear cover. 168 pages with 3 folding color plates in the rear. Also with numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good.

First edition.

The folding plates depict different types of carpet weave. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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VERRES ANTIQUES ET DE L'ISLAM: Ancienne Collection de Monsieur D. / ANCIENT AND ISLAMIC GLASS: Formerly the Property of a Gentleman. Auction...Monday June 3, 1985....and Tuesday June 4, 1985...., Kevorkian, Annie; Goldstein, Sidney M.
48 Kevorkian, Annie; Goldstein, Sidney M. VERRES ANTIQUES ET DE L'ISLAM: Ancienne Collection de Monsieur D. / ANCIENT AND ISLAMIC GLASS: Formerly the Property of a Gentleman. Auction...Monday June 3, 1985....and Tuesday June 4, 1985....
Paris: 1985. 1985. Good 
- Quarto [11-1/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. There is a crease to the rear cover at the head of the spine. The top & bottom edges of the dust jacket are lightly creased & chipped. There is some minor soiling & rubbing to the jacket's front panel with a short tear to its top edge. Its front flap is creased. xvii & 284 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

Catalog for an auction held at the Hotel Drouot in Paris on June 3 and 4, 1985. 663 items are catalogued, including antique glass items from many countries and civilizations. The foreword is by Annie Kevorkian and the introduction by Sidney M. Goldstein. The text is in French with an English translation of the preliminary pages and of Goldstein's introduction. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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49 King, Constance Eileen THE COLLECTOR'S HISTORY OF DOLLS
London: Robert Hale Limited / New York: St. Martin's Press, (1978). (1978). Very good 
London: Robert Hale Limited / New York: St. Martin's Press, (1978).. (1978).. Very good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 7-3/8 inches wide], red cloth in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly chipped with the rear panel somewhat darkened & lightly soiled with the remnant of a sticker on its lower half. xxxii & 608 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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50 Kovel, Ralph and Terry THE KOVELS' COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN ART POTTERY
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1974). (1974). Very good 
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1974).. (1974).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 10 inches high by 7 inches wide], cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. There is a price-sticker on the rear panel of the dust jacket & a tear to the head of the jacket spine. The top edges of the folds are slightly darkened. vi & 368 pages plus index. More than 1,500 illustrations in color and black & white and hundreds of potters' marks. Fine in a very good dust wrapper.

Second printing.

Laid in is a typed note on Pisgah Forest Pottery. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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51 Litchfield, Frederick ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF FURNITURE: From the Earliest to the Present Time
London: Truslove & Shirley, 1892. 1892. Very good 
London: Truslove & Shirley, 1892.. 1892.. Very good. - Large octavo, tan cloth titled in gilt on spine & in gilt within decorative frame stamped in gilt on front cover & with device stamped in black on rear cover; t.e.g. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed with tiny white marks to the front cover; the head & tail of the spine are slightly chipped. xvi & 280 pp. Profusely illustrated in B&W with frontispiece, plates & textual illustrations. The book is mildly cracked at p. 161 & p. 193; there are some pencil notations on the verso of the rear endpaper; there is occasional soiling & light foxing. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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52 Lloyd, H. Alan THE COLLECTOR'S DICTIONARY OF CLOCKS
South Brunswick, NJ: A. S. Barnes and Co., (1964). (1964). Very good 
South Brunswick, NJ: A. S. Barnes and Co., (1964).. (1964).. Very good. - Quarto, white buckram backed black cloth titled in gilt, in dw. The covers are very lightly rubbed with the extremities very slightly faded; the dw is rubbed, chipped & slightly darkened with tears to the top & bottom edges & light staining to the front panel. 214 pp. Color frontispiece & profuse B&W illustrations. The bottom edges of the pages are very slightly rippled, probably from humidity. Very good in a good dw.

Second printing.

Laid in is a folded 4-page brochure on a 1973 exhibition "Time and Timekeeping" at the Turnbull Gallery of the Schenectady Museum. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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53 Mann, Sylvia COLLECTING PLAYING CARDS
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1966). (1966). Very good 
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1966).. (1966).. Very good. - Octavo, orange cloth titled in black on spine with vignette stamped in black on front cover, in dw. The spine is somewhat faded; the dw is rubbed & lightly chipped with a tear to the top edge of the front panel. 215 pp. "Mark of approval" label on half-title. B&W illustrations. Very good in a good dw. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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54 McClinton, Katharine Morrison ANTIQUE CATS FOR COLLECTORS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1973). (1973). Very good 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Small quarto, burgundy cloth titled in pink on the spine in a color pictorial dust wrapper. The covers have some light dampstains. The dust jacket is darkened along the top edge and the spine, with one tiny chip and some light wear at top.180 & [1] pages profusely illustrated in black & white and color. There is a light scratch to the front endpaper. Very good.

First edition of this book on the subject of collecting cat artifacts, including paintings, sculpture, books, porcelain, pottery, bronze, prints, antique cat toys, and much more. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 17.50 USD

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55 Menten, Ted THE TEDDY BEAR LOVERS CATALOG
New York: Delilah Communications, Ltd., (1983). (1983). 0933328818 / 9780933328815 Fine 
New York: Delilah Communications, Ltd., (1983).. (1983).. Fine. - Small quarfo [11 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wraps. The binding is very lightly bumped & rubbed. 160 pages. 12 pages of color illustrations & profuse black-and-white illustrations. There is a small area of light soiling to the fore-edge, else near fine.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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56 Moore, N. Hudson THE OLD CHINA BOOK, Including Staffordshire, Wedgwood, Lustre and Other English Pottery and Porcelain
NY: Tudor Publishing Company, (1936). (1936). Good 
NY: Tudor Publishing Company, (1936).. (1936).. Good. - 8vo, maroon cloth (bumped & lightly rubbed; small, light stain to spine) titled in gilt, in dw (rubbed & chipped; tear to spine with 2 pieces out; rear panel soiled with piece out of top edge). xi, [iii] & 300 pp. (owner's bookplate on front pastedown with light offsetting to endpaper). B&W frontispiece, blue & white title vignette & B&W illustrations. Very good in fair dw.

This book "describes these choice porcelains accurately, gives the marks in carefully worded descriptions, shows by means of many illustrations the variations, and aims to assist the would- be collector in choosing his specimens....Details of interest aside from the manufacture of the pottery render the book entertaining to those not necessarily collectors."--From the dw. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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57 Munsey, Cecil THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE COLLECTIBLES OF COCA-COLA
New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc. Publishers, (1972). (1972). Very good 
New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc. Publishers, (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are very lightly rubbed & bumped. xv & 333 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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58 Newell, Edward T ROYAL GREEK PORTRAIT COINS: Being an illustrated treatise on the portrait coins of the various kingdoms, and containing historical references to their coinages, mints, and rulers
New York: Wayte Raymond, Inc., 1937. 1937. Good 
New York: Wayte Raymond, Inc., 1937.. 1937.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt. The covers are lightly bumped with a stain to the front cover & a few tiny white marks to the rear cover. The head of the spine is lightly chipped. 99 & [4] pages. Illustrated in black & white with a double-page map & with full-page & textual illustrations. The pastedowns & the inner edges of the endpapers are lightly stained. Good.

Laid in is a four-page Wayte Raymond leaflet advertising its stock of rare coins for sale. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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59 Orlandi, Carla; editor IL TEMPO ABITATO. Giornate internationali dell'Arredo Classico. Verona, Quartiere fieristico, 8-12 maggio1986. (Catalogue)
(Bologna): Grafis Edizioni, (1986). (1986). Very good 
(Bologna): Grafis Edizioni, (1986).. (1986).. Very good. - Small 4to, printed gray wraps (very lightly rubbed; small price-sticker on rear wrap) with color illustration on front wrap. 100 pp. plus colophon. Profuse B&W & color illustrations. Near fine.

Catalogue for an exhibition, curated by Alberto Maria Prina, of neo-classical furniture created by contemporary Italian designers. The text, which is in Italian, includes an illustrated essay "Classico-contemporaneo" by Ugo La Pietra. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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60 Peck, Herbert THE BOOK OF ROOKWOOD POTTERY
(Tucson, AZ: Herbert Peck Books, 1986). 1986). Very good 
(Tucson, AZ: Herbert Peck Books, 1986).. 1986).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a dust wrapper. There is some rubbing to the extremities of the dust jacket. viii & 184 pages. More than 250 items are illustrated in color and black & white. Fine in a very good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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