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The Mount Vernon Sale Catalog


Price: $13.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Superior Stamp and Coin Co.: 1976

Seller ID: 15007

Condition: Fine

Catalog for a large Auction held in Los Angeles in November 15-18, 1976. Features United States Coins, plus Ancient Greek, Roman, Judean, Byzantine and other coins etc. 157pp, numerous photo plates and other illustrations. No 'Prices Realised'. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. About 'as issued'. Silver card wraps with embossed Gold, USA Coin on front cover. Weight, 580g. View more info

World Coin List; Ancients, World Gold, World CXrowns & Minors; Catalog, Fall, 1980


Price: $9.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Superior Stamp & Coin Co: 1980

Seller ID: 054582

Condition: VG

Fixed Price Retail Sales Catalog - Ancients, World Crown & Minors, World Gold. 64pp, 532 Lots, photo illustrated. VG - clean anc unmarked but with a light, vertical fold at thecenter. Blue wrappers with silver titles and decoration. Unpacked weight, 202g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estima... View more info

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Contemporary Glass Art; L'art du verre Contemporain; Zeitgenossische Glaskunst

By: Susanne Frantz; Bettina Tschumi; Rosmarie Lippuner; Gabrielle Guth; Jean Luc OliviƩ; Helmut Ricke; Catherine Vandour; Catherine Montouchet-Zoritchak

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, La Bibliothèque des Arts: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045473

ISBN: 2884531270

Condition: As New

Catalogue of Mudac's contemporary glass collection. Includes sections on Fucina degli Angeli, Daum, and Steuben. Authors: Susanne K. Frantz, Catherine Montouchet-Zoritchak, Jean-Luc Olivie, Helmut Ricke, and Catherine Vaudour. [Musee de design et d'arts appliques contemporains (mudac)]. 405 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm. Tri-lingual text - French, English, German. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and fresh. Unmarked except for a small personal computer label to the ffep. Unpacked weight, 1.475kg We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer po... View more info

200 Commemoratives


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hove, Sussex, Sussex Commemorative Wear Centre: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31329

Condition: Very Good Plus

Catalog for an Exhibition at Hove, Sussex, for rare Copeland Spode Commemorative Loving Cups and Vases. Plus, a selection of other commemoratives sold by the Sussex Commemorative Ware Centre. 28pp, photo illustrated, 204 items listed and shown. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 120g. View more info

A Stamp Collector's Encyclopaedia

By: SUTTON, R. J. - Compiler

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson's: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08339

Condition: VG+

First edition of this popular philatelic encyclopedia. 163pp, illustrated. Bright copy with solid binding. Old signature on ffep. Last two pages have creases from folds. View more info

The American Society of Arms Collectors; No 39, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Bulletin, 1953-1978

By: SUYDAM, C. R. - Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, A. S. A. C.: 1978

Edition: Number 39

Seller ID: 048509

Condition: VG+

Single Bulletin of the ASAC. Twenty-fifth Anniversary special issue from the Meeting held at Colortado Springs in the Fall of 1978, number 39. 84pp, profusely photo illustrated. Feature articles include - The Artistry of the Hawken Family; The Feuding Gunsmiths of Denver; C. M. Spencer: The Man and His Inventions; Some Thoughts on the American Flintlock Pistol; the 45-70 Springfield Trapdoors; James Conning, Confederate Sword Maker ...and more. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, sound binding. Weight, 340g. View more info

Tins 'N' Bins (Vintage Advertising Series)

By: SWEDBERG, Robert W. and Harriet

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, Wallace-Homestead Book Co: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 32984

ISBN: 0870693972

Condition: VG

'Vintage Advertising Series' - first book in the series. This book pictures and values hundreds of highly collectible tins and bins from the smallest sample tins to pocket tins, tea tins, peanut tins and more. 136 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm. Bright,clean interior. Unmarked except for one tint rubber stamp to the tp.Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Some minor wear/curl to the wrappers at the tips of the corners. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This i... View more info


By: TAIT, Hugh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1972

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 28427

Condition: VG+

Revised 2nd. edition of 1962 original. 96pp, many illustrations in color and in b&w. Hardcover in beige cloth, with dustjacket. Book is VG+ with a small 'ding' to centre of front board , dustjacket is G+. Weight, 662g View more info

Post Cards of Century 21: Seattle World's Fair April 21, 1962 to October 21, 1962


Price: $9.00

Publisher: Seattle, Collectors Club of Seattle: 196-

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040513

Condition: VG+

Three sheets of mechanically reproduced, typewritten pages, stapled at the spine. 5pp of data. Clean and unmarked. Weight, 17g. View more info

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Frank Gowen's Vancouver 1914-1931


Price: $17.95

Publisher: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, Heritage House Pub Co Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040067

ISBN: 1894384253

Condition: Fine

The career and work of British Columbia photographer, Frank Gowen, best known for his photographic postcards. 176 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Very nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Near new copy. Weight, 909g. View more info

Oriental Rugs : a guide to identifying and Collecting

By: THOMAS, Pamela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Friedman Group: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038632

ISBN: 1567993486

Condition: Fine

A colorful guide to identifying and collecting Oriental Rugs. 128pp, profusely illustrated in color. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar dustjacket with a short closed tear to top margin of front panel - nearly invisible. Weight, 880g. View more info

Oil Lamps: The Kerosene Era in North America

By: THURO, Catherine M.V.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Wallace-Homestead Book Co: 1976

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 040946

ISBN: 087069121X

Condition: VG+

Comprehensive, definitive work on Lamps of the Kerosene Era. More than 1000 lampd and accessories shown in over 900 studio photographs. 352 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. Includes index. Internally the book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Slight shelf-wear to bottom edge, otherwise no wear to the red cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket shows moderately heavy surface rubbing and some light edge wear. Very heavy book weighing 1.429kg. View more info

Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc.: Auction IX, December 10, 1980

By: TOMPKINS, Janice Firth et al - Editors

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA, Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33341

Condition: VG+

Catalog for an Auction of Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Coins. Unpaginated, 706 Lots, 38pp of photo plates, 4pp Estimate Sheet laid-in. No Prices Realised. Bright, clean and unmarked. Sound, glued binding. Minor age-soiling/wear to wrappers. Weight, 460g. View more info

The Postal Markings of P.R.C.

By: TONG, Chu

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Philatelic Publications Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13931

Condition: Near Fine

'Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo you chuo tu jian' = The postal markings of The Peoples Republic of China. 231 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm. Text in Chinese and English. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 311g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, in card sleeve. Enquire for rates to the Rest of the World. We ship at our cost. Image available. View more info

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The Map Collector: March 1981, No. 14

By: TOOLEY, R. V. - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tring, Herts.,, Map Collector Publications: 1981

Edition: No. 14

Seller ID: 043460

Condition: VG+

Single Issue, No. 14, of the British periodical for Map Collectors. 74pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w, advertising. A sound, clean copy - bright and unmarked. Weight, 290g. View more info

The Elegant Auctioneers

By: TOWNER, Wesley

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang, New York (1970):

Seller ID: 1197

Behind the scenes stories of fabulous collectors and auctioneers in the U.S.A. 8vo, 632pp, photo illus. Hardcover in black and red cloth with gilt titles & decoration on spine & FC. Book is clean & tight, DJ is price-clipped, has edge wear. Near Fine/G+ View more info

Queen's University at Kingston, Faculty of Medicine; 1854-1979 One Hundred and Twenty-five Years Dedicated to Education and Service

By: Travill, A. A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Kingston, ON, Queen's University: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049233

Condition: About Fine

History of the Facukty of Medicine at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario celebrating 125 years. 48pp, well illustrated with photographs. Laid in - a Program dated Friday 19 October, 1979 for a ceremony at Grant's Hall. Plus, a compliments card from the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. Bright, clean and unmarked. About as issued. Weight, 118g. Lettermailable. View more info

China, Hong Kong & Foreign; Two Mail Auction Catalogues, 1997


Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Treasure Hunter's Ltd.: 1997

Edition: Nos 92 and 93

Seller ID: 054957

Condition: Fine

Held in Hong Kong, 8 August, 1997 and 19 September, 1997. Mail Auction No 92, 8 August, 1997 - 144pp, Lots 1 to 1842, illustrated in colour and in b&w. Estimates, illustrations. Prices Realised for Mail Auction No 91. PLUS - Mail Auction No 93, 19 September, 1997 - 145pp, Lots 1 to 1880, illustrated in colour and in b&w. Estimates, illustrations. Prices Realised for Mail Auction No 92. Bright, clean and unmarked.'. Unpacked weight for the 2 catalogs, 600g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no ove... View more info

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Between Eternity and History, Bvlgari : from 1884 to 2009, 125 years of Italian Jewels

By: TRIOSSI, Amanda

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Skira Editore / Rizzoli: 2009

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 050234

ISBN: 8857200485

Condition: Almost 'As New'

Explores the history of this family-owned chain and educate readers in the jewelers' art as perfected by Bulgari craftsmen. One can almost caress the necklaces, rings, silverware and other pieces that for more than 100 years have emerged from the firm's design workshops. Catalog of an exhibition held at the 'Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, May 22-Sept. 13, 2009'. 375 pages : profusely illustrated with spectacular color photographs. 29 cm. Card slipcase present and included. Book is' as new' except fopr a mark on the ffep where a label has been removed from the 'metallic' paper leaving light... View more info

Canada's Army in World War II: Badges and Histories of the Corps and Regiments

By: TRIPP, F. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Unitrade Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27820

ISBN: 0919801110

Condition: About Very Good

Badges with capsule histories of the corresponding Regiment/Corps, covering canada's Army in the Second World War. 100pp, illustrated. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Slight wear to card wrappers. Weight, 200g. View more info