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Worcester Porcelain
Worcester Porcelain
Written by John Sandon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807148
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Worcester Porcelain

Written by John Sandon


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $12.95

Worcester is the single most collected British porcelain manufacturer in the world. Produced since 1751, it is most notably renowned for several styles, which define marked periods in an illustrious career: the early blue and white porcelain, which imitated Chinese styles, and the cream-colored, highly gilded and painted ware of the... Read more >
The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping
The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping
Written by Melody Fortier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594744044
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The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping
Insider Tips, Helpful Hints, Hip Shops
Written by Melody Fortier


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2009
Price: $18.95

A Modern Guide to Vintage
 
Vintage clothing offers couture quality at a fraction of the price. But how can you spot a Dior original in a rack stuffed with Little Black Dresses? Vintage-clothing dealer Melody Fortier demystifies the entire process so you’ll know just what to look for, what to... Read more >
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Anniversary Clocks
Anniversary Clocks
Written by Peter Wotton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807339
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Anniversary Clocks

Written by Peter Wotton


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $12.95

The mechanical anniversary clock, also known as the 400-day clock or torsion pendulum clock, is one of the most popular clocks ever invented. Anniversary clocks are recognizable by the decorative balls beneath the dial that rotate one way and then the other. To house the attractive mechanism, every style of clock... Read more >
Slipware
Slipware
Written by David Barker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747802211
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Slipware

Written by David Barker


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $11.95

Slipware has been one of the most popular types of pottery in Britain since its introduction over four centuries ago. By the seventeenth century the decoration of pottery with slip, or clay mixed to a creamy consistency, had become widespread and the technique was perfected by the potters of England and... Read more >
VW Camper and Microbus
VW Camper and Microbus
Written by Richard Copping
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807094
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VW Camper and Microbus

Written by Richard Copping


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $12.95

The Volkswagen Transporter is one of the best-loved and most recognisable motor vehicles of all time. The preferred transport for surfers and hippies everywhere, the Volkswagen Type 2 'bus' was born in 1950, the first of a new breed of vehicle, the ancestor of today's people carrier. Available in various versions... Read more >
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Church Clocks
Church Clocks
Written by Hugh Rock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806875
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Church Clocks

Written by Hugh Rock


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $12.95

Since the medieval period, mechanical clocks located in churches across Britain have told the time to local communities, or displayed the phases of the moon and the heavens on an elaborate astrological face. During the six-hundred-year history of the mechanical church clock the design of these timepieces changed remarkably little, and... Read more >
Clogs and Clogmaking
Clogs and Clogmaking
Written by Jeremy Atkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852636657
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Clogs and Clogmaking

Written by Jeremy Atkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $11.95

Clogs were a popular form of footwear in Britain from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth, when they began to be perceived as unfashionable, utilitarian and a sign of poverty. The craft of clogmaking has since declined almost to extinction and there are very few... Read more >
The Best Vintage, Antique and Collectible Shops in Paris
The Best Vintage, Antique and Collectible Shops in Paris
Written by Edith Pauly, Photographed by Sandrine Alouf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781892145734
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The Best Vintage, Antique and Collectible Shops in Paris

Written by Edith Pauly
Photographed by Sandrine Alouf


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $18.95

Antiques aficionados and rummagers of every stripe: call to mind dimly lit attics, trunks smelling of old leather, dusty cartons, and that indescribable tingle of suspense aroused by the idea of a hidden prize which has been lying there, biding its time, waiting for you to find it. If you follow... Read more >
The Billionaire's Vinegar
The Billionaire's Vinegar
Written by Benjamin Wallace
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307338785
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The Billionaire's Vinegar
The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
Written by Benjamin Wallace


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $14.95

“Part detective story, part wine history, this is one juicy tale, even for those with no interest in the fruit of the vine. . . . As delicious as a true vintage Lafite.” —BusinessWeek

The Billionaire’s Vinegar, now a New York Times bestseller, tells the true story of a 1787 Château Lafite... Read more >
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Gig Posters Volume I
Gig Posters Volume I
Written by Clay Hayes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594743269
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Gig Posters Volume I

Written by Clay Hayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $40.00

The Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Dance, Folk, Metal, Electronic, Indie Music Spectacular
 
Here are more than 700 extraordinary posters from the archives of GigPosters.com—the Internet’s premier destination for concert poster art. With the rising popularity of MP3 files and streaming digital music—and the near-extinction of traditional album art—concert posters have become... Read more >
Privies and Water Closets
Privies and Water Closets
Written by David Eveleigh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807025
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Privies and Water Closets

Written by David Eveleigh


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $12.95

Although Thomas Crapper is most commonly associated with the invention of the flushing toilet, his models were in fact the result of a long line of improvements to earlier designs which date back to ancient times. This book is an ideal introduction to the history of the toilet, tracing its development... Read more >
Art Nouveau Tiles
Art Nouveau Tiles
Written by Hans Lemmen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806820
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Art Nouveau Tiles

Written by Hans Lemmen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2009
Price: $12.95

At the turn of the last century, Art Noveau, characterised by its natural, swirling lines and exuberant use of colour, held sway as the dominate style in architecture and design. The style defined the Edwardian period, with its departure from more formal Victorian styles. The leading tile manufacturers of the day... Read more >
Buckles
Buckles
Written by Gillian Meredith, Illustrated by Alan Meredith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806912
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Buckles

Written by Gillian Meredith
Illustrated by Alan Meredith


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2009
Price: $12.95

The humble buckle is an oft-taken for granted fastening, yet its usefulness and sturdiness has ensured that it has survived from ancient times through to the present day. The author provides a comprehensive typology of buckles, from the earliest designs to the most recent uses. With detailed records of the types... Read more >
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British Tea and Coffee Cups, 1745-1940
British Tea and Coffee Cups, 1745-1940
Written by Steve Goss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806950
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British Tea and Coffee Cups, 1745-1940

Written by Steve Goss


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $12.95

Tea and coffee cups have been made in Britain since the middle of the eighteenth century and can be found in a vast array of decorative designs, reflecting the changing fashions of society as well as the advances made in the manufacturing process. This book charts the development of tea and... Read more >
Corgi Toys
Corgi Toys
Written by David Cooke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806677
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Corgi Toys

Written by David Cooke


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2008
Price: $12.95

Although the name "Corgi Toys" was not introduced until 1955, the roots of the original holding company, Mettoy, go back to 1932 when a German toymaker called Philipp Ullmann arrived in Britain to form a new toy manufacturing company. This company produced many types of toys, both before and after the... Read more >
Discovering Corn Dollies
Discovering Corn Dollies
Written by M. Lambeth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852632833
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Discovering Corn Dollies

Written by M. Lambeth


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2008
Price: $11.95

Corn Dollies have played a significant part in rural folklore all over the world. This book explores some of the ancient myths behind the making of straw figures, such as the belief that making offerings to the gods would ensure a plentiful harvest.

Key techniques of straw plaiting are explained and... Read more >
How to Wrap Five Eggs
How to Wrap Five Eggs
Written by Hideyuki Oka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306192
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How to Wrap Five Eggs
Traditional Japanese Packaging
Written by Hideyuki Oka


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $30.00

Traditional Japanese packaging is an art form that applies sophisticated design and natural aesthetics to simple objects. In this elegant presentation of the baskets, boxes, wrappers, and containers that were used in ordinary, day-to-day life, we are offered a stunning example of a time before mass production. Largely constructed of bamboo... Read more >
The Wine Snob's Dictionary
The Wine Snob's Dictionary
Written by David Kamp and David Lynch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767926928
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The Wine Snob's Dictionary
An Essential Lexicon of Oenological Knowledge
Written by David Kamp and David Lynch


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $12.95

A nicely structured, lightly acidic addition to the handy Snob’s Dictionary series, decoding the baffling world of winespeak from A to Z.

Wine Snob. The very phrase seems redundant, doesn't it? When faced with this snobbiest of snobberies, the civilian wine enthusiast needs the help of savvy translators like David Kamp and...

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Bringing Paris Home
Bringing Paris Home
Written by Penny Drue Baird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932059
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Bringing Paris Home

Written by Penny Drue Baird


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $45.00

Bringing Paris Home invites the reader to re-create the panache of French interior style in an American setting. Author Penny Drue Baird shares her love and knowledge of French history and decorative arts and describes the design elements essential to an elegant French interior—architectural details, furniture, paint and wall covering, fireplaces... Read more >
Faberge's Eggs
Faberge's Eggs
Written by Toby Faber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400065509
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Faberge's Eggs
The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces That Outlived an Empire
Written by Toby Faber


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $30.00

In Stradivari’s Genius, Toby Faber charted the fascinating course of some of the world’s most prized musical instruments. Now, in this enthralling new book, he tells the story of objects that are, to many, the pinnacle of the jeweler’s art: the Fabergé imperial eggs.

The Easter presents that Russia’s last two czars... Read more >
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Faberge's Eggs
Faberge's Eggs
Written by Toby Faber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367075
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Faberge's Eggs
The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces That Outlived an Empire
Written by Toby Faber


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $15.99

In Stradivari’s Genius, Toby Faber charted the fascinating course of some of the world’s most prized musical instruments. Now, in this enthralling new book, he tells the story of objects that are, to many, the pinnacle of the jeweler’s art: the Fabergé imperial eggs.

The Easter presents that Russia’s last two czars... Read more >
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Early Firearms
Early Firearms
Written by Michael Spencer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806721
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Early Firearms
1300-1800
Written by Michael Spencer


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $12.95

This book provides a general summary of the history of European firearms, from the earliest designs which appeared during the Middle Ages through to the mechanized weapon production of the Industrial Revolution. Covering the dual inventions of gunpowder and the gun, the development of reliable firing mechanisms, improvements in accuracy and... Read more >
MG
MG
Written by Jonathan Wood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806745
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MG

Written by Jonathan Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $12.95

As Britain's most popular sporting marque, MG has emerged as one of a handful of British motoring names to survive into the 21st century. MG stands for the Oxford-based Morris Garages. It was created in 1924 by its talented manager, Cecil Kimber. Initially the cars were special-bodied Morrises but from 1928... Read more >
Posters for the People
Posters for the People
Written by Ennis Carter, Foreword by Christopher Denoon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594742927
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Posters for the People

Written by Ennis Carter
Foreword by Christopher Denoon


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2008
Price: $50.00

This lavishly illustrated volume amasses nearly 500 of the best and most striking posters designed by artists working in the 1930s and early 1940s for the government-sponsored Works Progress Administration, or WPA. Posters for the People presents these works for what they truly are: highly accomplished and powerful examples of American... Read more >
100 American Flags
100 American Flags
Written by Kit Hinrichs, Text by Delphine Hirasuna, Photographed by Terry Heffernan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580089203
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100 American Flags
A Unique Collection of Old Glory Memorabilia
Written by Kit Hinrichs
Text by Delphine Hirasuna
Photographed by Terry Heffernan


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $19.95

The American flag has been raised high in wartime triumph and peacetime celebration; sewn lovingly onto quilts, caps, pillows, and bags; appropriated by popular culture; and faithfully honored every Fourth of July. This vibrant collection of 100 Stars and Stripes artifacts ranges from Civil War-era banners and Native American braided moccasins... Read more >
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