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European Object's d'Art for the Home

By: WEILER'S of VICTORIA

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Weiler's: 1930

Edition: 1930 Edition

Seller ID: 045708

Condition: Good VG


Scarce Retail Trade Catalog for a Victoria, British Columbia Importer and Retailer of European Object's d'Art - Glass, China, Pottery, Furniture, Linen, Fabrics, Carpets, Silver etc. Weiler's Dept. Store was established in 1862 and was open until the 1940s [?]. Located at 921 Government Street. Building still exists.Attractive, large business card laid-in. 115pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with minor wear. Sound, tight binding. Only defect - one item cut-out at p107-8. Scan/info available. Weight, 258g. View more info

How To Appreciate Prints

By: WEITENKA,PF, Frank

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard and Co.: 1916

Edition: Second and Revised Edition

Seller ID: 07265

Condition: Very Good


The author was the Chief of the print Division of the New York Public Library. He explains Etching, Line Engraving, Mezzotints, Aquatints, Stippling, Wood Engraving, Lithography etc. 330pp, illustrated. Clean, tight copy with minor edge wear to cloth on bottom edge. View more info

Book collecting and the care of Books

By: WELLS, Ellen; RUTLEDGE, Renata; HYLTOFT, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, The Smithsonian Institution Libraries: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040542

Condition: Fine


Collecting Books and How to Care for them. OCLC Number: 25812380. Description: v, 25 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 102g. Ships via inexpensive Lettermail within Canada slightly more to the USA. Rates to the Rest of the World at cost. View more info

The Conoisseur: December 1935

By: WENHAM, Edward - Editor

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Conoisseur: 1935

Edition: Vol. 96, No. 412

Seller ID: 32353

Condition: Very Good Plus


Single issue of a prestigious Art and Antiques magazine published in Britain. Christmas 1935. pp307-368, lviii, color plates, pasted-on color illustration to front wrapper. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Clean, unmarked wrappers. About display quality. Weight, 670g. View more info

The Conoisseur: May 1936

By: WENHAM, Edward - Editor

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Conoisseur: 1936

Edition: Vol. 97, No. 417

Seller ID: 32354

Condition: Very Good Plus


Single issue of a prestigious Art and Antiques magazine published in Britain. May 1936. pp243-300, liii, color plates, pasted-on color illustration to front wrapper. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Clean, unmarked wrappers. About display quality. Weight, 640g. View more info

The Story of Definitive Stamps

By: WEST, Richard; MUIR, Douglas N.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Royal Mail: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22834

ISBN: 0946165041

Condition: Fine


'Definitives' are those stamps that remain on sale for as long as they are needed - often a period of years. 55 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 27 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Weight, 476g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster that regul... View more info

Post West; The Western Canada Postal History Journal; Lot of 10 Issues

By: WESTERN CANADA POSTAL HISTORY SOCIETY

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Western Canada Postal History Society:

Seller ID: 044865

Condition: VG - Fine


Lot of 10 different issues of 'Post West' - Whole Numbers 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14. Only 14 issues of this Journal were published, between 1974 and 1976. Most issues 40pp, lots of illustrations. Clean and unmarked. Weight, 624g. View more info

Post West; The Western Canada Postal History Journal; Single Issue, No 11

By: WESTERN CANADA POSTAL HISTORY SOCIETY

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Western Canada Postal History Society:

Seller ID: 045008

Condition: Fine


Single issue of 'Post West' - Whole Number 11, Vol 3, No 1. Only 14 issues of this Journal were published, between 1974 and 1976. Western Canadian Postal history. 40pp, lots of illustrations. Clean and unmarked. Weight, 87g. View more info

The Collector's Guide to Made in Japan Ceramics: Identification & Values

By: WHITE, Carole Bess

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A., Collector Books: 1996

Edition: Updated Values

Seller ID: 048360

ISBN: 0891455825

Condition: Fine


Made in Japan Ceramics - Identification and Values. First volume. Originally published in 1994 this edition updates the values to 1996. 214pp, ii, profusely illustrated in full color. Bright, clean and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 699g. View more info

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The Collector's Guide to Made in Japan Ceramics: Identification & Values; Book II

By: WHITE, Carole Bess

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A., Collector Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048361

ISBN: 0891456996

Condition: Fine


Made in Japan Ceramics - Identification and Values. Second volume. Published in 1996. 253pp, iii, profusely illustrated in full color. Bright, clean and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 844g. View more info

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Collect British Postmarks: A Handbook to British Postal Markings and Their Values

By: WHITNEY, J.T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, J.T. Whitney: 1987

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 040841

ISBN: 0951186701

Condition: Near Fine


Collect British postmarks : a handbook to British postal markings and their values. 296 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. A single, faint crease to the spine otherwise with a 'near new' appearance. Weight, 341g. View more info

Mansions in Miniature: Four Centuries of Dolls' Houses

By: WILCKENS, Leonie Von

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 30891

ISBN: 0670454109

Condition: Near Fine


A history of Doll's Houses over a 400-year period. 252pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w and in color. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Slight edge wear to the unclipped dustjacket. Very heavy book weighing 1.8kg. View more info

History of Rural Mail in Canada

By: WILCOX, George

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Canada Post: 1975

Edition: 1975 Reprint

Seller ID: 08484

Condition: About Fine


Corrected edition of the original published in 1919. Stapled binding, 74pp, monochrome illustrations. Bright, fresh copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 250g. View more info

Badges of the British Army 1820-1960 : An Illustrated Reference Guide for Collectors

By: WILKINSON, Frederick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Arms & Armour: 1982

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 038360

ISBN: 0853681880

Condition: About 'As New'


Guide to collecting British Army Badges, from 1820 to 1960. Price for 1982/3 included. Unpaginated, illustrated in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 264g, View more info

Arms and Armour

By: WILKINSON, Frederick

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039343

ISBN: 0-600-30359-4

Condition: Near Fine


General survey of Military Arms and Armour throughout the ages. 156pp, profusely illustrated. Very clean, tight copy, unmarked. Weight, 975g. View more info

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Antique Guns and Gun Collecting

By: WILKINSON, Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Chartwell Books Inc.: 1990

Edition: New Edition of 1974

Seller ID: 051146

ISBN: 1555216102

Condition: VG+


Introduction to collecting antique firearms. 96 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles ; 29 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Slight shelf wear to the bottom edge only. Unclipped dustjacket shows only one small tear to the bottom edge of the front pane - closed with acid free tape. Otherwise very bright and clean. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 620g. View more info

Folk Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley

By: WILTSHIRE, William E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1975

Edition: First Edition [Stated]

Seller ID: 13996

ISBN: 0525248005

Condition: Fine


Contains considerable information on the Bell family of potters and also covers others working in the region. Beautifully photographed color plates are well described. 127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm. Introduction by H.E. Comstock. Book is very bright and is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket shows some minor wear at the head of the spine. Unpacked weight, 937g [2lb 1oz] We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. N... View more info

Firearms Curiosa

By: WINANT, Lewis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Arco Publishers: 1956

Edition: First Edition, Limited

Seller ID: 06654

Condition: About Fine


A book about Firearms Curiosa - Combination Weapons, Miniature Firearms, Two-barrel Revolvers, Squeezers, Knuckledusters, Alarm and Trap Guns, Knife Pistols, Cane Guns etc 281pp, photo illustrated, bibliography. Only defect is tape marking on end papers where a plastic cover was attached at one time. View more info

Firearms Curiosa

By: WINANT, Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1961

Edition: Second Reissue

Seller ID: 040657

Condition: Fine


Treasury of over 300 strange and freakish guns. Originally published in 1955. This is the re-issue by Ray Riling of 1961, an issue of only 1500 copies. 281pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright copy with sound binding. Dustjacket is very clean with only very minor edge wear. Scans always available. Weight, 730g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. Wo... View more info

A Primer of Book Collecting

By: WINTERICH, John T. and RANDALL, David A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Bell Publishing: 1966

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17685

Condition: About Fine


A treatise on the fundamentals of book collecting. 228pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Dustjacket has a little surface rubbing, minor edge wear and a little soiling to back panel. Weight, 360g. View more info