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Lalique
Lalique
Written by Eric Knowles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808282
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Lalique

Written by Eric Knowles


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $19.95

Rene Lalique was one of the giants of twentieth-century decorative arts. Born in 1860, early artistic talent led to an apprenticeship with Paris goldsmith Louis Aucoc. By 1885, Rene had established his own workshop and for the next twenty years he designed and made jewelry of great originality and beauty. He... Read more >
The 1950s Kitchen

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The 1950s was the first great age of the modern kitchen: labor-saving appliances, bright colors and the novelty of fitted units moved the kitchen from dankness into light, where it became the domain of the happy housewife and the heart of the home. Formica - a new space-age material - decorated... Read more >
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Airfix Kits

Written by Trevor Pask


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

With the aid of stringy glue and scalpel-sliced fingers, young and old have turned display cabinets and bedrooms into mini-museums, or tiny battlefields. This book looks at the fascinating tale of this British company - a pioneer in the world of modelling - as well as its products, its changing fortunes... Read more >
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British Campaign Medals of the First World War
British Campaign Medals of the First World War
Written by Peter Duckers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808435
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British Campaign Medals of the First World War

Written by Peter Duckers


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $12.95

Britain has issued medals rewarding war service since at least the early nineteenth century, and increasingly through the period of its imperial expansion prior to 1914, but examples of many of the early types are now scarce. However, few families escaped some involvement with "the Great War" of 1914-18, and many... Read more >
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Clarice Cliff

Written by Will Farmer


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

There are few pieces of pottery more recognizable than those designed by Clarice Cliff. For many the epitome of Art Deco, and 1930s style, characterised by bold color and lines, geometric shapes, and stylized representations of the countryside, Clarice Cliff's 'Bizarre' pottery is widely collected all over the world.

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Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen

Written by Sarah Downing


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The broader Regency period 1795 to 1820, stands alone as an incredible moment in fashion history, unlike anything that went before it. For the first time England became a fashion influence, especially for menswear, and became the toast of Paris, as court dress became secondary to the season-by-season flux of fashion... Read more >
Found, Free, and Flea
Found, Free, and Flea
Written by Tereasa Surratt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307885296
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Found, Free, and Flea
Creating Collections from Vintage Treasures
Written by Tereasa Surratt


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $32.50

Grandma’s rusty teakettle, old fishing lures, a broken antique camera from the attic—these are your foundation pieces for building authentic collections on the cheap.

When Tereasa Surratt’s husband convinced her that they should buy a derelict summer camp in Wisconsin, they had no idea the treasure trove they’d inherit with the property... Read more >
Poole Pottery
Poole Pottery
Written by Will Farmer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808350
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Poole Pottery

Written by Will Farmer


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $12.95

Poole Pottery is recognized as one of the most distinctive and most collected potteries of the twentieth century. Founded by Jesse Carter in 1873, by the 1880s the factory was well known for its tiling products, mosaic flooring and advertising panels. After the turn of the century the company flourished in... Read more >
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Wedgwood Jasperware
Wedgwood Jasperware
Written by Gaye Blake-Roberts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810544
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Wedgwood Jasperware

Written by Gaye Blake-Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $12.95

'Jasper' refers to the highly distinctive blue-and-white wares that have been produced by the Wedgwood company for more than two centuries. It was arguably Josiah Wedgwood's most important contribution to ceramic art and was a direct result of several thousand experiments over many years. It has been by far the most... Read more >
The 1950s Kitchen
The 1950s Kitchen
Written by Kathryn Ferry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808275
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The 1950s Kitchen

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $12.95

The 1950s was the first great age of the modern kitchen: labor-saving appliances, bright colors and the novelty of fitted units moved the kitchen from dankness into light, where it became the domain of the happy housewife and the heart of the home. Formica - a new space-age material - decorated... Read more >
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Bottles and Bottle Collecting
Bottles and Bottle Collecting
Written by A.A.C. Hedges
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852632093
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Bottles and Bottle Collecting

Written by A.A.C. Hedges


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $11.95

As more and more people feel the urge to possess objects of age or beauty, so the prices of antiques soar beyond the pockets of many people. Bottles, however, have remained comparatively inexpensive. In Victorian times, our forebears packed everything from tea to hair restorer in glass bottles, and they discarded... Read more >
Toby and Character Jugs
Toby and Character Jugs
Written by Graham McLaren
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747804482
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Toby and Character Jugs

Written by Graham McLaren


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $11.95

The Toby jug is often seen a s a uniquely British form of ceramics. Its history dates back at least as far as the 1770s, and it is possible to trace its ancestors even further back to the creation of anthropomorphic jugs and bottles by medieval potters.

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The British Toy Industry
The British Toy Industry
Written by Kenneth Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808244
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The British Toy Industry

Written by Kenneth Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $12.95

Toys have been made in Britain for hundreds of years, but it was in the twentieth century that the British toy industry reached its peak. Names such as Meccano, Chad Valley, Dinky, Scalextric, Bayko and Hornby dominated the trade at home and abroad. It was not to last, however, and foreign... Read more >
Building Toys
Building Toys
Written by Brian Salter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808152
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Building Toys
Bayko and other systems
Written by Brian Salter


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $12.95

Building blocks have been a familiar presence in children's toy collections for generations, but in the twentieth century new production techniques allowed the building brick to evolve into a multiplicity of systems that could make any child his or her own architect and skilled builder, capable of constructing realistic and sturdy... Read more >
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The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain
The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain
Written by Mary Greensted
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807827
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The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain

Written by Mary Greensted


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $19.95

Mary Greensted tells the story of the birth and development of the Arts and Craft movement in Britain with the help of numerous illustrations showing the buildings, furniture, metalwork, and the people who influenced it. The movement was concerned with the revival of traditional crafts, and a return to the vernacular... Read more >
The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, Revised Seventh Edition
The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, Revised Seventh Edition
Written by Scott A. Travers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375723391
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The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, Revised Seventh Edition

Written by Scott A. Travers


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $22.99

Revised and Updated for the Gold Rush
 
From one of the world’s most knowledgeable coin dealers–a former consultant to the Federal Trade Commission who is often quoted by the Wall Street Journal–comes a thorough update of the most-trusted consumer protection handbook to buying and selling rare and valuable coins. Illustrated with black-and-white...

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Safety Bicycle
Safety Bicycle
Written by Ian Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852638040
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Safety Bicycle

Written by Ian Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $11.95

The safety bicycle, with front-wheel steering and pedal-driven rear wheel, has existed in some form since the experiments of Kirkpatrick Macmillan in 1839, but his ideas were almost forgotten when the front-wheel driven boneshakers and penny farthings reigned supreme. Then, in the 1870s, experimental safeties appeared, culminating in Henry Lawson's Bicyclette... Read more >
Grandi Vini
Grandi Vini
Written by Joseph Bastianich
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307719768
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Grandi Vini
An Opinionated Tour of Italy's 89 Finest Wines
Written by Joseph Bastianich


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $12.99

Travel through the Italian countryside with Joseph Bastianich in search of the country’s eighty-nine finest wines.
 
Joseph Bastianich is steeped in Italian wines like no one else. Not only is he the co-owner, with Mario Batali, of some of America’s premier Italian restaurants, but he also produces wine on four separate... Read more >
Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533652
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Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $16.99

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite is a lifestyle guide for the Francophile and the Anglomaniac, the gourmet and the style maven, the armchair traveler and the art lover. It’s an homage to the esoteric world of glamour that doesn’t require much spending but makes us feel rich.

Taking a cue from the... Read more >
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Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385529693
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Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $27.95

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite is a lifestyle guide for the Francophile and the Anglomaniac, the gourmet and the style maven, the armchair traveler and the art lover. It’s an homage to the esoteric world of glamour that doesn’t require much spending but makes us feel rich.

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Early Electrical Appliances
Early Electrical Appliances
Written by Bob Gordon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852636947
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Early Electrical Appliances

Written by Bob Gordon


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $11.95

This book delves into the early days of electrical appliance development when many novel and little known appliances were made. The manufacture and operation of some of these inventions encountered seemingly insurmountable problems at the time - the first toaster, for example, would often shoot the toast high into the air... Read more >
Discovering Harness and Saddlery
Discovering Harness and Saddlery
Written by Geoffrey Tylden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852631058
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Discovering Harness and Saddlery

Written by Geoffrey Tylden


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $11.95

Man has used the strength of animals, notably oxen and horses, for transport for so long that their use as beasts of burden and draught and as riding animals is taken for granted. Now that enthusiasm for the innovations of the machine age has given way to concern about is shortcomings... Read more >
Pop Sculpture
Pop Sculpture
Written by Tim Bruckner, Zach Oat and Ruben Procopio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823095223
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Pop Sculpture
How to Create Action Figures and Collectible Statues
Written by Tim Bruckner, Zach Oat and Ruben Procopio


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $29.99

Sculpt toys and collectibles with modern-day tools, techniques and applications used by today’s top industry professionals
 
Ever since a 12-inch G.I. Joe took toy soldiers to a whole new level by giving them the ability to pose via moveable parts, as well as interchangeable clothing and accessories, the business of creating pop... Read more >
DC Comics
DC Comics
Commentaries by Robert Schnackenberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594744624
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DC Comics

Commentaries by Robert Schnackenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2010
Price: $40.00

Look! Up on the bookshelf! It’s the 100 most incredible, most outrageous, and most bizarre comic book covers from the DC comics archive.
 
Better still, these poster-size masterpieces are all perforated and ready for display in your apartment, dorm room, or cubicle! From New Fun #1 and Batman #1... Read more >
Wig, Hairdressing and Shaving Bygones
Wig, Hairdressing and Shaving Bygones
Written by Gail Durbin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852636633
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Wig, Hairdressing and Shaving Bygones

Written by Gail Durbin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $11.95

From the huge, tumbling wigs of the wealthy during the mid-seventeenth century, to the razor sharp instruments required for tooth pulling, blood letting and even amputation, the barber's shop has historically housed a plethora of intriguing tools and accessories. Bleeding bowls, bear's grease and beef marrow are just a few of... Read more >
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