Category: Antiques Collectables

Hampton and Hampton Beach (Postcard History Series) by Elizabeth Aykroyd,Betty Moore

By Elizabeth Aykroyd,Betty Moore

Hampton, initially a summer time village for local american citizens from the inner of latest Hampshire, used to be based in 1638 by way of a small team of Puritan farmers and fishermen. In 1840, the railroad introduced the beginnings of the vacationer to the little village. New companies sprang as much as accommodate the summer time viewers arriving at the teach from Boston, and the advance of Hampton seashore as a inn begun. The construction of the road railway on the finish of the 19th century associated the seashore to cities all over the area, and Hampton turned a massive vacation spot for day visitors.

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The Wonderful World of Oz: An Illustrated History of the by John Fricke

By John Fricke

The great international of ounces is a mystical place—and has been for generations of american citizens in view that L. Frank Baum penned his enduring vintage in 1900. With the 1939 motion picture starring Judy Garland, ounces was once ceaselessly woven into our tradition. Over the process the 20th century, oz. persevered to trap the hearts of the yankee people—as good as humans all around the world.

This booklet records that magical trip via appealing images of the world’s biggest choice of oz. memorabilia. even if it’s first-edition covers, a munchkin dress, or the Wicked playbill, the enduring goods on those pages inform the tale of America’s so much liked fairy story. Come over the rainbow and spot why there actually is not any position like Oz.

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Lordsburg and La Verne in Southern California (Postcard by Marlin L. Heckman

By Marlin L. Heckman

From the Nineties throughout the Nineteen Twenties, the postcard was once an awfully well known technique of verbal exchange, and lots of of the postcards produced in this "golden age" can at the present time be thought of artworks. Postcard photographers traveled the size and breadth of the kingdom snapping pictures of busy highway scenes, documenting neighborhood landmarks, and assembling crowds of neighborhood young children simply too satisfied to pose for an image. those photographs, published as postcards and bought in most cases shops around the state, live to tell the tale as telling reminders of a massive period in America's heritage. This interesting background of Lordsburg and l. a. Verne, California,
showcases greater than 2 hundred of the simplest classic postcards available.

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The Postage Stamps of Canada by Bertram W. H. Poole

By Bertram W. H. Poole

This vintage textual content information the historical past of Canada's postal carrier, with specific emphasis at the improvement and evolution of postage stamps as a way of check. a desirable and targeted treatise at the topic, this article is going to significantly attract philatelists and an individual with an curiosity within the historical past of the Canadian postal carrier. Chapters integrated during this textual content are: 'Its Postal History', 'A postmaster's Provisional', 'The First Issue', 'The moment Issue', 'The Perforated Pence Stamps', 'The First "Cents" Issue', 'The First Dominion Issue', 'The Lc Orange of 1869', 'The huge 5c Stamp', 'The Small ”Cents” Stamp', 'The 20c and 50c Stamps of 1893', and plenty of extra. this article has been elected for contemporary republication because of its historic and schooling price, and is proudly republished right here whole with a brand new creation to the subject.

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Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms and Their by Norm Flayderman

By Norm Flayderman

Over 450,000 copies bought and in movement! here is why:

  • Identification: Over 4,000 old American firearm versions and variations largely defined with all marks and requisites helpful for speedy identification.
  • Values: Over 4,000 separately priced firearms. complete details on how you can verify values according to call for, rarity and conditions.
  • Illustrations: Over 1,700 huge scale photos accompany version descriptions for handy identification.
  • Quick Reference: An easily-understood association, a standardized numbering process, wide move referencing and a accomplished index all reduction in making this ebook a needs to reference for each gun enthusiast.
  • Firearms History: Histories of the makers with dates and destinations of manufacture and amounts manufactured.
  • Trends in Collecting: A evaluate of the ever-changing amassing and purchasing styles that have ended in a risky present-day amassing market.

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A Guide Book of Peace Dollars (Official Red Book) by Roger W. Burdette,Q. David Bowers,Barry Lovvorn

By Roger W. Burdette,Q. David Bowers,Barry Lovvorn

A consultant ebook of Peace funds is the thirteenth access in Whitman's Bowers sequence of numismatic references. It covers each date and mintmark of America's final ninety% silver greenback, which all started as a commemorative of peace after the tribulations of worldwide warfare One. The publication additionally experiences the mysterious 1964-D Peace buck, in addition to proofs, styles, trial items, blunders and misstrikes, countermarks, die kinds, and well-known collections.

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African Pottery Roulettes Past and Present: Techniques, by Anne Haour,K. Manning,N. Arazi,O. Gosselain

By Anne Haour,K. Manning,N. Arazi,O. Gosselain

African Pottery Roulettes earlier and current considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological methods to pottery-decorating instruments known as roulettes, that's to assert, brief lengths of fibre or wooden which are rolled over the outside of a vessel for adornment. This publication units out, for the 1st time, a high-quality typology for the type of African pottery embellished with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal method and criteria. It offers an outline of historical past of analysis into roulette ornament in Africa and somewhere else Jomon Japan, Neolithic Europe, Siberia, and big apple between others; outlines the modern distribution of roulette utilization in sub-Saharan African at the present time, a 'success tale' from Senegal to Tanzania; and proposes methodologies for the id of chosen roulette ornament varieties within the archaeological list. by way of reaching standardisation in pottery research, this booklet may also help researchers make significant comparisons among assorted websites of West Africa, and therefore advisor additional learn at the West African previous. As roulette ornament has been any such worldwide phenomenon some time past, the booklet can be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from varied elements of the world.

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A Kid's Guide to Collecting Coins by Arlyn G. Sieber

By Arlyn G. Sieber

Start your individual coin collection!

It's fun!

Search for cash to accomplish your personal precise coin puzzle.

It's affordable.

Spend as low as 1 cent to begin a pastime which could final you the remainder of your life.

And you could study all you must understand correct here.

  • With plenty of pictures, how-to's and convenient advice, you'll get all of the instruments you must begin your assortment today.
  • Pick up cool proof and methods that would provoke your folks and family.

Learn the solutions to questions like:

  • How are cash made?
  • What do the "P" and "D" on cash stand for?
  • Why is it known as a nickel?

A child's advisor to accumulating cash can assist you sign up for the ranks of one hundred forty million americans who're a part of the "hobby of kings" -- coin collecting.

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Heritage Crime: Progress, Prospects and Prevention by Louise Grove,Suzie Thomas

By Louise Grove,Suzie Thomas

Bringing jointly prime teachers and practitioners from around the globe, this precise assortment explores the rising box of background crime stories. relocating past the conventional specialise in illicit antiquities, the amount identifies the variety of crimes that have an effect on historical past and descriptions numerous techniques to prevention.

 

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Care and Conservation of Geological Material: Minerals, by Frank Howie

By Frank Howie

this is often the 1st publication to particularly deal with the maintenance of an more and more vital workforce of fabrics. options for processing minerals and rocks within the box and laboratory are defined in addition to the consequences of remedies on specimens.
Readership: specialist museum employees, curators and conservators, scientists and technicians; scholars of mineralogy, deepest creditors.

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