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  • HOROLOGY ON THE HALF SHELL by Belin, Peter.
    Belin, Peter.
    HOROLOGY ON THE HALF SHELL

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Highland House, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A rather quirky monograph covering years of the history of watches and timepieces, and the craft and art of the the watchmaker, from the early days of the mechanical escapement in 1550 to 1950, Beautifully illustrating with many full color and black and white photographs by im Waring. Large format, printed on heavy stock throughout. xi, 60 pp. ISBN: 0-918712-06-8.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43898
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  • SCRIPOPHILY: The Art of Finance. by Hollender, Keith.
    Hollender, Keith.
    SCRIPOPHILY: The Art of Finance.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Museum of American Financial History, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which both assists the collector of financial stocks - bonds and stock certificates - and provides a synopsis of worldwide financial history. Illustrated throughout in both full color and black and white. Bibliography, index. Slightly oversized format, printed on glossy stock throughout. 157 pp. ISBN: 0-96426-3009.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56148
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  • CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE. by Kinsey, Miriam.
    Kinsey, Miriam.
    CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1977). Hardcover first edition - A look at netsuke from its origins to contemporary carvers. Includes a photo-essay on the creation of netsuke. Foreword by Hans Conried. Illustrated with 51 black and white photographs by Tsune Sugimura and 108 full color photographs by Tomo-o Ogita and sketches by Adelheid Roth Roscher. Bibliography, glossary-index, and list of dealers.Slightly oversized format, printed on heavy glossy stock throughout. 261 pp. ISBN: 0-804811598.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket in a very good cardboard slipcase. (hint of toning to pages, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 69786
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  • NETSUKE KENKYUKAI SOCIETY STUDY JOURNAL: Volume 3 Number 2, 1983 by McGowan, Robert L., editor.
    McGowan, Robert L., editor.
    NETSUKE KENKYUKAI SOCIETY STUDY JOURNAL: Volume 3 Number 2, 1983

    Edition: First printing - a slim magazine.

    Shelton, CT: Netsuke Kenkyukai Society. 1983. First edition - Cover article "The Forest and the Trees" by Jerome Spiller, illustrated with unsigned netsuke. Other articles on inro, on collecting, information on conventions, letters to the editor and more. Illustrated throughout with full color and black and white photographs. Ads. 42 p

    Condition: Very near fine (lower corner slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 76329
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  • NETSUKE KENKYUKAI SOCIETY STUDY JOURNAL: Volume 3 Number 3, 1983 by McGowan, Robert L., editor.
    McGowan, Robert L., editor.
    NETSUKE KENKYUKAI SOCIETY STUDY JOURNAL: Volume 3 Number 3, 1983

    Edition: First printing - a slim magazine.

    Shelton, CT: Netsuke Kenkyukai Society. 1983. First edition - Cover article "A Dirty Word: Okimono" by Dennis Szesler, illustrated with items from the Harry Glass collection. Other articles on Ishikawa Komei, on collecting, information on conventions, letters to the editor and more. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Ads with full color photographs. 42 p

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76330
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  • NETSUKE KENKYUKAI SOCIETY STUDY JOURNAL: Volume 3 Number 1, 1983 by McGowan, Robert L., editor.
    McGowan, Robert L., editor.
    NETSUKE KENKYUKAI SOCIETY STUDY JOURNAL: Volume 3 Number 1, 1983

    Edition: First printing - a slim magazine.

    Shelton, CT: Netsuke Kenkyukai Society. 1983. First edition - Cover article "Mitsuhiro, Copies and Fakes" by Virginia Atchley, illustrated with items from the Harry Glass collection. Other articles signed netsuke, on collecting, information on conventions, letters to the editor and more. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Ads with full color photographs. 38 p

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76331
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  • SCIENCE FICTION OF THE 20TH CENTURY: An Illustrated History by Robinson, Frank M.; Boris Vallejo, signed.
    Robinson, Frank M.; Boris Vallejo, signed.
    SCIENCE FICTION OF THE 20TH CENTURY: An Illustrated History

    Edition: First printing.

    Portland, OR: Collectors Press, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An oversized and lavishly full color illustrated history of 20th-century science fiction - "with images of film posters, magazines, and books - many shown here for the first time [this book] offers an insider's view of the prophetic writers, illustrators and editors who made science fiction the most popular form of entertainment in the 20th century." SIGNED on the title page by both the author Frank Robinson and one of the illustrators whose work is featured in the book - Boris Vallejo. Large heavy folio. Index. 256 pp. ISBN: 1888054298.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (corners slightly bumped). While there was a fairly large signed limited edition of this title, signed trade editions are uncommon - especially with the additional signature of Vallejo.

    Book ID: 56145
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  • SCIENCE FICTION OF THE 20TH CENTURY: An Illustrated History by Robinson, Frank M. wth technical assistance by John Gunnison.
    Robinson, Frank M. wth technical assistance by John Gunnison.
    SCIENCE FICTION OF THE 20TH CENTURY: An Illustrated History

    Edition: First thus- a large trade paperback.

    Portland, OR: Collectors Press for Barnes and Noble, (1999.). An oversized and lavishly full color illustrated history of 20th-century science fiction - "with images of film posters, magazines, and books - many shown here for the first time [this book] offers an insider's view of the prophetic writers, illustrators and editors who made science fiction the most popular form of entertainment in the 20th century." Large folio. Index. 256 pp. ISBN: 1888054298.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self flaps.

    Book ID: 56631
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  • MAPS AND MAP-MAKERS. by Tooley, R. V.
    Tooley, R. V.
    MAPS AND MAP-MAKERS.

    Edition: Revised edition, first thus.

    New York: Crown, (1982.) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1949, this was one of the first general works on the subject by a leading London antiquarian book and map dealer, designed to be a guide for students and collectors. "Gives full information and illustrations of the principal map-makers and map publishers and their work from the earliest times to the 19th century, combining an appreciation of the popular decorative side of early maps with historical and bibliographical notes." Illustrated with 104 black and white reproductions and color plates. Index. 140 pp. ISBN: 0-517533030.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (upper corners bumped, short tear in dj near spine,)

    Book ID: 52260
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  • AMERICAN CATALOG AND STANDARD PREMIUM LIST OF ALL UNITED STATES COINS. by Wilson, R. A.
    Wilson, R. A.
    AMERICAN CATALOG AND STANDARD PREMIUM LIST OF ALL UNITED STATES COINS.

    Edition: 8th edition.

    Los Angeles: R. A. Wilson. 1936. Gives a price range for each coin to allow for condition and selling and buying. Includes a Mint List. Illustrated, ads, small format. 96 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in stapled blue wrappers - some toning to the pages, minor wear to the covers.

    Book ID: 81847
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