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1 100 Years of Collecting in America: The Story of Sotheby Parke Bernet 0810922916 / 9780810922914
Norton, Thomas E.; Douglas Dillon (fwd.)
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1984. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, lightly creased but firm, square binding, nearly as issued. 240 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w plates. MISC0049 
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 1929 Johnson Smith & Co. Catalogue: Surprising Novelties, Puzzles, Tricks, Jokegoods, Useful Articles, Etc. 
Goodstone, Tony (editor); Jean Shepherd (intro.)
New York and London: Chelsea House Publishers, 1970. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Red cloth, lettered and illus. in royal blue. Spine panel mildly sunned, with lettering a bit faded, otherwise only slight handling wear. Firm, square binding, clean interior. xiii,768 pp., illus. Original slipcase (illus. paper covered boards) shows mild rubbing along edges and at corners, otherwise intact, VG to VG+. Facsimile reproduction of the original 1929 catalogue, with new intro. by Shepherd (best known, of course, as the author of "A Christmas Story" that provided the basis for the popular movie). 037189 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 A Basketmaker in Rural Japan 0834803364 / 9780834803367
Cort, Louise Allison, and Kenji, Nakamura
New York and Tokyo/Washington, D.C.: Weatherhill/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 1994. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps, French flaps. Slightly cocked binding, otherwise as issued. 160 pp., 174 catalogued objects pictured. 039131 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 A Catalog of American Antique Furniture (Illustrated) 

Strafford, PA: The Elf's Head Press, 1936. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
"A concise, simplified study of the styles and periods of American furniture, with most of the articles of antique furniture particularly described and illustrated so as to enable the reader to identify them." Pale yellow wraps. 52 pp., illus. Slight wear. 008175 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 A Checklist of American Coverlet Weavers 0879350482 / 9780879350482
Heisey, John W.; Gail C. Andrews and Donald R. Walters (editors)
Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1978. Second Printing
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Color cloth-effect paper covered boards. Slight shelf wear. x,149 pp., illus. w/ color plates, additional b&w photographs. 2nd ptg.: 1980. Former owner's address label mounted inside front cover. 031420 
Price: 24.50 USD
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6 A Directory of Antique Furniture: The Authentic Classification of European and American Designs for Professionals and Connoisseurs 
Hinckley, F. Lewis
New York: Bonanza Books, 1953. 
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Tan 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, lettered in black. Later ptg. Essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket shows slightly sunned spine panel, slightly chipped at head of spine, now in archival mylar. xxxiv,355 pp., illus. w/ 1100+ photographs. A common book, but not typically found as well preserved as this copy. 026108 
Price: 7.50 USD
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7 A Good Start: The Aussteier or Dowry 0917127064 / 9780917127069
Lasansky, Jeannette;Oral Traditions Project (Union County Historical Society)
Lewisburg, PA: Oral Traditions Project of the Union County Historical Society, 1990. First Edition
Softcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. 
Stiff color pictorial wraps. Mild shelf/handling wear, a few thumbing creases to covers. Stamp and signature of former owner Rick Merritt. 88 pp., illus. in color. Scarce first edition issued by Union Co. Historical Society, not distributed by Penn State Univ. Press. 030343 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 A Guide to Japanese Antiques 0442250916 / 9780442250911
Salmon, Patricia
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1976. First Edition
Soft Cover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Good-VG. 
Screens, chests, porcelains, netsuke, lacquerware, woodblock prints, scrolls, textiles. Moderate handling wear, with vertical crease on front cover, several light binding creases. 256 pp., b&w photos, drawings. 006973 
Price: 8.50 USD
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9 A Handbook of Old Mechanical Penny Banks [INSCRIBED, with scarce caricature insert] 
Meyer, John D.
Tyrone, PA: Self-Published, 1948. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Fair Signed by Author
Blue 1/4 cloth, pictorial paper over boards, gilt spine lettering. Bottom corners are a bit exposed; slightly rubbed extremities and edges. 107 pp., pictorial endpapers, illus. w/ b&w photographs. Interior a bit toned. Dust jacket shows loss along top edge and at both extremities, with brittle paper and tape repairs (now in Brodart sleeve). INSCRIBED by author on title pg., dated 1948. Laid in is stiff paper insert, "A Penny Bank Collector's Dream," foldover, with an interior caricature of the author dreaming about penny banks. Very scarce signed copy. 006505 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 A History of English Furniture: The Age of Oak.With Plates in Colour after Shirley Slocombe, and Numerous Illustrations Selected and Arranged by the Author 
Macquoid, Percy, R.I.
London: W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd. w/ Lawrence & Bullen Ltd., 1919. First Edition
Buckram Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Very Good. Not Issued 
Olive buckram, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, covers mildly soiled mostly along edges, spine panel darkened by age. Corners and spine extremities a bit rubbed, but no exposure. Firm binding, intact interior, a bit thumbed. Printed on coated "art paper" stock. viii,243 pp., illus. w/ 215 b&w figures, (15) color plates. 022164 
Price: 95.00 USD
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11 A History of Valentines 
Lee, Ruth Webb
New York and London: The Studio Publications/Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1952. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG+ 
Dark blue cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered and with front cover device in gilt. Slightly rubbed spine extremities. [vii],239 pp., illus. w/ 197 b&w figures, 4 color plates. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's address stamp on blank verso of rear flyleaf. Color illus. dust jacket shows sunned spine panel, slightly chipped corners with short closed tear at heel of spine, modest soiling to rear panel, now in archival mylar. Nicely preserved. 023591 
Price: 24.50 USD
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12 A Museum of Early American Tools 0345235711 / 9780345235718
Sloane, Eric
New York: Ballantine, 1973. First Thus
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Book Eric Sloane 
Orange stiff paper wraps. xvi,108 pp., illus. by author. Light binding crease, modest wear to edges. 1st ptg. thus: Oct. 1973. 008531 
Price: 4.50 USD
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13 A Museum of Early American Tools 0345235711 / 9780345235718
Sloane, Eric
New York: Ballantine, 1973. First Thus
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Book Eric Sloane 
Orange stiff paper wraps. xvi,108 pp., illus. by author. 1st ptg. thus: Oct. 1973. Modest shelf wear, soiled a bit along bottom edge at binding corner, bumped at same. 010148 
Price: 4.50 USD
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14 A Museum of Early American Tools 0345235711 / 9780345235718
Sloane, Eric
New York: Ballantine, 1973. 
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book Eric Sloane 
Orange stiff paper wraps. xvi,108 pp., illus. by author. 2nd ptg. thus: Feb. 1974. Slight shelf wear, light creasing at bottom front corner, otherwise essentially as issued. 018022 
Price: 4.50 USD
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15 A Passing America: Considerations of Things of Yesterday Fast Fading from Our World 
Weygandt, Cornelius
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1932. Second Printing
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket 
Green cloth, lettered in gilt on darker green title strip on spine panel. xxiv,330 pp., color frontis., illus. w/ b&w plates. 2nd ptg.: Dec. 1932. Lightly rubbed corners, faded slightly along edges. Portions of both endpapers are mildly toned from vintage news clippings having been laid in, else clean interior. Firm binding. The author's meditations on a disappearing rural/agrarian culture and the folkways associated with it, of particular interest to Pennsylvania German collections. 011722 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 A Passing America: Considerations of Things of Yesterday Fast Fading from Our World 
Weygandt, Cornelius
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1932. Second Printing
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. No Jacket Book 
Green cloth, lettered in gilt on darker green title strip on spine panel. xxiv,330 pp., color frontis., illus. w/ b&w plates. 2nd ptg.: Dec. 1932. Mild shelf wear, cloth lightly tanned toward edges and along spine panel. Former owner's book plate mounted on front pastedown. The author's meditations on a disappearing rural/agrarian culture and the folkways associated with it, of particular interest to Pennsylvania German collections. 039066 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 A Passion for the Past: The Collection of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little at Cogswell's Grant 
Nylander, Jane C. (intro.); Ruth Wolfe (essay)
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities/American Federation of Arts, 1996. First Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book David Bohl (photographs) 
22 pp., 74 catalogued objects plus contextual essay by Ruth Wolfe. Illus. As issued. Exhibition catalogue. Folk art, Americana, decorative arts found in the summer home of the Littles, he being SPNEA director 1947-70. ASIN B0029UDZ4M 018572 
Price: 9.50 USD
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18 A Passion for the Past: The Collection of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little at Cogswell's Grant 
Nylander, Jane C. (intro.); Ruth Wolfe (essay)
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities/American Federation of Arts, 1996. First Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book David Bohl (photographs) 
22 pp., 74 catalogued objects plus contextual essay by Ruth Wolfe. Illus. As issued. Exhibition catalogue. Folk art, Americana, decorative arts found in the summer home of the Littles, he being SPNEA director 1947-70. ASIN B0029UDZ4M 036535 
Price: 9.50 USD
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19 A Passion for the Past: The Collection of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little at Cogswell's Grant 
Nylander, Jane C. (intro.); Ruth Wolfe (essay)
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities/American Federation of Arts, 1996. First Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book David Bohl (photographs) 
22 pp., 74 catalogued objects plus contextual essay by Ruth Wolfe. Illus. As issued. Exhibition catalogue. Folk art, Americana, decorative arts found in the summer home of the Littles, he being SPNEA director 1947-70. ASIN B0029UDZ4M 022941 
Price: 9.50 USD
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20 A Passion for the Past: The Collection of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little at Cogswell's Grant 
Nylander, Jane C. (intro.); Ruth Wolfe (essay)
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities/American Federation of Arts, 1996. First Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book David Bohl (photographs) 
22 pp., 74 catalogued objects plus contextual essay by Ruth Wolfe. Illus. As issued. Exhibition catalogue. Folk art, Americana, decorative arts found in the summer home of the Littles, he being SPNEA director 1947-70. ASIN B0029UDZ4M 023621 
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21 A Reverence for Wood 
Sloane, Eric
New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1965. 
Original Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine Book 
Light brown cloth, lettered/illus. in black. Slight shelf wear, former owner's signature on front pastedown (inside front cover), otherwise unmarked. Tan illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, slight loss along a portion of top rear edge, now in mylar. Unstated printing, original $7.50 price on DJ flap. 038249 
Price: 20.00 USD
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22 A Sandwich Sampler, Being an Alphabet Salmagundi of The Sundry Sandwich Glass 
Gaupp, Polly, and Charles Gaupp
East Sandwich, MA: The House of the Clipper Ship, 1970. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, light blue wraps, lettered/illus. in black, oblong format. Slight handling wear, nearly as issued. Unpaginated, [56] pp., fully illus. 030682 
Price: 9.50 USD
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23 A Toy Train Story: The Remarkable History of M.T.H. Electric Trains 0615115268 / 9780615115269
Allen, Jacqueline Chaverini; John Hubbard (editor)
Columbia, MD: M.T.H. Electric Trains, 2000. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Laminated color pictorial boards. A few very slight surface scratches, barely evident, on rear cover, otherwise as issued. Includes form letter on publisher's letterhead, laid in at rear. 350 pp., fully illus. in color. 036508 
Price: 25.00 USD
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24 A Visual History of Trades and Professions [Catalog Number 2: Wm. Forst Mobley Presents A Visual History of Trades and Professions] 
Mobley, William Frost
Monson, MA: Self-Published, 1981. First Edition
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Dark blue leatherette, lettered in gold foil. 136 pp., fully illus. Unusual paper ephemera and advertising dealer's catalogue. As issued. "A unique collection of Advertising Trade Cards, Broadsides, Business Stationery, etc., Portraying the Social, Cultural, Commercial and Professional History of Society." Letterpress, lithography, copperplate, wood engraving, chromolithography. Includes examples of agricultural implements, pumps and windmills, garden, barnyard, country fairs, heating and fuels, lighting and lamps, kitchenware, silver, furnishings, water closet, pest and fly killers, grocery suppliers, mill stores, condiments, canned goods, cereal, coffee and beverages, tools, guns, real estate, insurance, bitters, tonics, plasters, dentists, mills, corsets, hats and gloves, boots, sewing, hair, watches, jewelry, soap, perfumes, cigars, tobacco, breweries, vineyards, carriages, horses, motor cars, bicycles, books, photography, stationery, etc. 008172 
Price: 20.00 USD
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25 A Visual History of Trades and Professions [Catalog Number 2: Wm. Forst Mobley Presents A Visual History of Trades and Professions] 
Mobley, William Frost
Monson, MA: Self-Published, 1981. First Edition
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Dark blue leatherette, lettered in gold foil. 136 pp., fully illus. Unusual paper ephemera and advertising dealer's catalogue. As issued. "A unique collection of Advertising Trade Cards, Broadsides, Business Stationery, etc., Portraying the Social, Cultural, Commercial and Professional History of Society." Letterpress, lithography, copperplate, wood engraving, chromolithography. Includes examples of agricultural implements, pumps and windmills, garden, barnyard, country fairs, heating and fuels, lighting and lamps, kitchenware, silver, furnishings, water closet, pest and fly killers, grocery suppliers, mill stores, condiments, canned goods, cereal, coffee and beverages, tools, guns, real estate, insurance, bitters, tonics, plasters, dentists, mills, corsets, hats and gloves, boots, sewing, hair, watches, jewelry, soap, perfumes, cigars, tobacco, breweries, vineyards, carriages, horses, motor cars, bicycles, books, photography, stationery, etc. 011368 
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