Antiques & Collecting
N.p. N.p., n.y., [ca. 1975?]. Paperback. 16mo. Stiff blue wrappers. (20pp). Fine. Bibliographically-deprived, this small album consists of bank black pages, each leaf die-cut with five rectangular openings with four corner slits per opening to facilitate insertion on cigarette cards. Tight and attractive.
N.p. N.p., n.y., [ca. 1980]. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff decorative wrappers. 78pp. Map frontispiece, numerous illustrations. Near fine. Although cryptic bibliographically, with no data on when, where or by whom this was published, this is a facsimile of a 1910 seventh edition of this attractive silverware manufacturer's catalogue.
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977. Hardcover. 4to. Brown paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 296pp. Numerous color illustrations, color pictorial endpapers. Near fine/near fine. First edition. Nicely illustrated compendium of over 30 different craft activities and instructions including quilting, beadwork, knitting, stained glass, candlemaking, etc.
Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Mint, 1974-1977. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff color pictorial wrappers. 34 issues housed in two "Franklin Mint Almanac" slipcases. Very good to near fine overall. Starting with the December 1974 issue (Volume 5, Number 12), this brief run consists of all twelve 1975 issues, all twelve...
Osseo, MN: Track of the Wolf, 1991. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff glazed pictorial wrappers. 369pp. Extensive illustrations. Very good. Bit of edgewear. Fascinating catalogue of antique firearms replica parts, heavily illustrated, from "the Purveyors of Yesteryears Commodities." Fascinating and useful for reference.