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1 The Esmark Collection of Currier & Ives 
Esmark 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Oblong hardcover, 58 pp. w/ c. 100 color plates. Sliver titling on blue boards, no publication information. Brief introduction to the Currier & Ives firm and the Esmark collection gathered by Roy King. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; foxing to text block and page edges (especially on glossy pages). No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 English Pottery and Porcelain (An Historical Survey) Atterbury, Paul (editor)
New York NY Universe Books 1978 0876633149 / 9780876633144 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Comprehensive study culled from Antiques magazine examines 17th and 18th century porcelains, Wedgwood, Ceramic Figures and Portraits, Blue Printed Wares, and Victorian and Post-Victorian pottery and porcelain. Book Condition : Near Fine; minor rubbing to back cover; no markings to text. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Special Difference (Tole and Decorative Painting), Bordelon, Becky & Ratcliff, Marti
3 A Special Difference (Tole and Decorative Painting) Bordelon, Becky & Ratcliff, Marti
Baton Rouge LA A Special Difference 1986 Edition Unstated Soft cover Good Plus No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Large illustrated softcover, stapled, 48 pp. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Inscribed and signed by both authors. A collection of designs created for tole and decorative artists with patterns and instructions. Designs include: Puddle Duck, Heart Brush Holder, Love Heart, Apple Pencil Holder, Something to Crow About (rooster), Dawn the Duck Swan, Pennsylvania Dutch Candle Board, Chippendale Fantasy, Rosemaling Wine Board and Spoon Holder, Rose Keepsake Box, Rose Bowl, Rose Pitcher, Bavarian Jewels, Celebration Hoop, Welcome Rooster and more. Condition clean, unmarked, no creases or tears to pages. Cover has some light creasing. Signed by Authors. Paperback Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880: A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection E. McSherry Fowble
Wilmington DE Winterthur 1987 0813911249 / 9780813911243 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large oversize hardcover, 543 pp. with c. 400 plates. Covers both European prints produced for the American market and the rise of domestic print making. Prints can serve as a self-portrait of society, and are "a nexus of craft, technology, commerce, and history". Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light toning to spine; a few small stains to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; tearing (tape-repaired) at spine; light overall rubbing and creasing. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due tot he weight of this volume. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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5 Henry William Stiegel and his associates;: A story of early American industry George L. Heiges
Manheim PA Arbee Foundation 1976 2nd Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author on title page. 1976 2nd Edition. 227 pp. Biographical sketch of Baron Stiegel and his colonial glassmaking enterprise. With attention to prominent Pennsylvanians Stiegel knew and his legacy in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; light rubbing; shelf wear to top edge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 To Cut, Piece and Solder : The Work of the Rural Pennsylvania Tinsmith 1778-1908 Lasansky, Jeanette
University Park PA Pennsylvania State Univ Press 1982 027100312X / 9780271003122 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Survey of tinsmithing in PA. Oblong side-stapled softcover, 80 pp., very well illustrated with b&w photos incl. advertising broadsides. Large section on design - form, decoration, and material. Book Condition : Good; no internal markings; some wear to cover corners and edges as well as general rubbing; crease at bottom left rear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Gastronomy and Old Tableware in Switzerland Leopold Hess
Zurich, Switzerland Swiss National Tourist Office 1956 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
48 pp. small softcover with wraps. 20 color plates of pottery, ceramics, and porcelain tableware produced in Switzerland. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light toning inside covers; some toning and light creasing to covers; spotting to top text block. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Important Silver (Auction Catalog - Sale 94A, October 12,1973), Sotheby's Los Angeles
8 Important Silver (Auction Catalog - Sale 94A, October 12,1973) Sotheby's Los Angeles
Los Angeles Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc. 1973 N/A Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Off-white pictorial softcover, staple, 8vo up to 9" tall, 48 pp, numeerous B&W illustrations. Includes laid-in price estimate sheet. Pages are clean and bright with PRICES REALIZED in pencil next to most items listed. 113 items described, some pictured in black and white. Includes: An important pair of 17th century Dutch Salts by Michiel de Bruyn (1650); Set of three silver gilt tea caddies by Paul de La merie (c.1735); A Queen Anne Montieth by Robert Timbrell (1705); a large Charles I Sweetmeat Dish by William Maundy (1632); A George III Silver Epergne by Thomas Pitts (1765); An 18th Century Cork Silver Salver by John Nicholson (1784); A large Silver Salver by Hester Bateman (1787); An historical William IV Soup Tureen and Stand, presented to Robert Stephenson (1837Condition: Good +; pages have a little light creasing, no tears, cover has some light aging, scuffing, creasing and edge wear. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Important Jewelry at Auction - December 7, 1984 (Auction Catalog - Sale No. 406), The Fine Arts Company of Philadelphia
9 Important Jewelry at Auction - December 7, 1984 (Auction Catalog - Sale No. 406) The Fine Arts Company of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA The Fine Arts Company of Philadelphia 1984 N/A Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Blue wraps, Size: 8vo up to 9" tall. 126 items described, some pictured in black and white. Property of various owners including: Estate of Julia Ford Pew, Bryn Mawr, PA, and Estate of Margaret Monk, Glenside, PA. Some yellowing inside front cover where paper was kept too long. Pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has some scuffing, rubbing, light creasing and edge wear. Paperback 
Price: 16.00 USD
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10 The Mount Trust Collection of Chinese Art Victoria & Albert Museum
London, England Victoria and Albert Museum 1970 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Victoria and Albert Museum guidebook to the Mount Trust Chinese collection - pottery, porcelain, statuary, and more. 50 pp. Catalogs 124 objects, most have an accompanying b&w photo. Pieces from most dynasties are represented. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; wear to cover edges and spine; dark toning along edges of rear cover back cover, one stain at bottom left rear corner. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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11 Italian Majolica Vydrova, Jirina
London, England Peter Nevill 1960 Hardcover Good Plus Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Ehm, Josef (photographer) 
Good survey of the development of majolica in Italian pottery and the introduction and influence of Persian and Moorish styles and techniques. 8 color and 57 b&w plates. Book Condition : Good+; no internal markings; discoloration at top and bottom cover edges; bump to bottom spine end. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear at edges, tear at top spine end; some light discoloration along edges. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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12 Handbook to the Collections of Early Chinese Antiquities Watson, William
London, England The Trustees of the British Museum 1963 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Museum guidebook to the Ancient Chinese collection - Jewelry, Weapons, Bronzes, Pottery and more. Pieces from the Neolithic Period, the Shang period, and the Chou and Han dynasties represented. 50 pages of b&w photos. Book Condition : Good; curling to cover corners, wear to cover edges and spine; dark marking to top of back cover; no markings to text 
Price: 10.00 USD
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