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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 >
America's State Quarters
America's State Quarters
Written by David L. Ganz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375722592
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America's State Quarters
The Definitive Guidebook to Collecting State Quarters
Written by David L. Ganz


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $12.95

The U.S. Mint’s 50 State Quarters Program, which ran from 1999-2008, was the most successful coin program in history, kicking off a collecting craze unlike anything ever seen in the coin world. The final coin in the program, Hawaii, will be released in August 2008, after which quarters will revert to... 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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The Billionaire's Vinegar
The Billionaire's Vinegar
Written by Benjamin Wallace
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307410306
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The Billionaire's Vinegar
The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
Written by Benjamin Wallace


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $11.99

“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...

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Light of India
Light of India
Written by Warren Dotz
Format: Boxed Set
ISBN: 9781580088572
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Light of India
A Conflagration of Indian Matchbox Art
Written by Warren Dotz


Format: Boxed Set, 144 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2007
Price: $16.95

With all the zany vibrancy of a Bollywood musical, the colorful matchbox labels of LIGHT OF INDIA present a fascinating confluence of popular culture and a sophisticated graphic arts tradition that stretches back for centuries. Populated with pouncing Bengal tigers, regal jungle elephants, and Hindu gods and goddesses, these miniature masterpieces... Read more >
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Sell, Keep, or Toss?
Sell, Keep, or Toss?
Written by Harry L. Rinker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375722400
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Sell, Keep, or Toss?
How to Downsize a Home, Settle an Estate, and Appraise Personal Property
Written by Harry L. Rinker


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $17.99

Sell, Keep, or Toss is a unique guide to dealing with personal property during life's transitions. Whether downsizing to a smaller home or dispersing the contents of a loved one’s estate, collectibles expert and professional appraiser Harry Rinker helps to simplify the complicated personal, familial, and financial decisions involved in clearing... Read more >
One Red Paperclip
One Red Paperclip
Written by Kyle MacDonald
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307395597
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One Red Paperclip
Or How an Ordinary Man Achieved His Dream with the Help of a Simple Office Supply
Written by Kyle MacDonald


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $9.99

Kyle MacDonald had a paperclip. One red paperclip, a dream, and a resume to write. And bills to pay. Oh, and a very patient girlfriend who was paying the rent while he was once again “between jobs.” Kyle wanted to be able to provide for himself and his girlfriend, Dominique. He... Read more >
Scott Travers' Top 88 Coins to Buy and Sell
Scott Travers' Top 88 Coins to Buy and Sell
Written by Scott A. Travers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375722219
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Scott Travers' Top 88 Coins to Buy and Sell
44 Winners and 44 Losers
Written by Scott A. Travers


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $13.95

Some people hit the jackpot when they buy collectible coins; others lose a bundle. Scott Travers is the master at picking big winners and spotting real losers. The New York Times called him the "preeminent consumer advocate in the numismatic field." In short, he’s the expert that hobbyists and investors can... Read more >
Stacked Decks
Stacked Decks
Written by The Rotenberg Collection
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594741548
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Stacked Decks

Written by The Rotenberg Collection


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2007
Price: $24.95

The Rotenberg Collection is one of the world’s largest archives of vintage erotica, with more than 20,000 erotic playing cards in its holdings—and Stacked Decks highlights the best of the best.
 
Within these pages, readers will discover illustrated cards dating back to 1835, dazzling pin-up portraits from renowned artists such... Read more >
The Intrepid Art Collector
The Intrepid Art Collector
Written by Lisa Hunter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307237132
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The Intrepid Art Collector
The Beginner's Guide to Finding, Buying, and Appreciating Art on a Budget
Written by Lisa Hunter


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $13.95

Ready to upgrade your artwork from framed Monet posters but intimidated by what you see in galleries?

In The Intrepid Art Collector, Lisa Hunter shows you how to start a fine art collection without spending a fortune. This accessible, jargon-free resource contains up-to-date information on the most popular original art—everything from photography... Read more >
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The Museum of Kitschy Stitches
The Museum of Kitschy Stitches
Written by Stitchy Mcyarnpants
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594741111
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The Museum of Kitschy Stitches

Written by Stitchy Mcyarnpants


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $15.95

A Fashion Tour-de-Farce!
 
Welcome to The Museum of Kitschy Stitches, the astonishingly awful collection of the finest knitting and crocheting horrors the twentieth century has to offer. From hideous hats and gender-bending sweater sets to a set of bonus patterns that will bring the kitsch home, this gallery of notorious... Read more >
The Art of Polymer Clay
The Art of Polymer Clay
Written by Donna Kato
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823003570
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The Art of Polymer Clay
Designs and Techniques for Creating Jewelry, Pottery, and Decorative Artwork (Paperback Reissue, Updated)
Written by Donna Kato


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $19.99

When The Art of Polymer Clay first appeared in 1997, polymer clay was undergoing a revival in the U.S., but its full creative potential had yet to be explored. With this book, author and artist Donna Kato helped change all that by introducing crafters to the vast range of polymer clay... Read more >
Instant Expert: Collecting Lucky Coins, Tokens, and Medals
Instant Expert: Collecting Lucky Coins, Tokens, and Medals
Written by Rita Laws
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375720963
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Instant Expert: Collecting Lucky Coins, Tokens, and Medals

Written by Rita Laws


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $14.95

Learn the language of collecting lucky coins, tokens, and paper money, and the answers to these questions and more:

• What is the difference between a coin, a token, and a medal?

• What are the most important tools a coin collector needs?

• What should a bride put in her left shoe... Read more >
British Campaign Medals, 1914-2005
British Campaign Medals, 1914-2005
Written by Peter Duckers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806493
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British Campaign Medals, 1914-2005

Written by Peter Duckers


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2006
Price: $12.95

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Great Wine Made Simple
Great Wine Made Simple
Written by Andrea Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767904780
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Great Wine Made Simple
Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier
Written by Andrea Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $30.00

From “one of the wine world’s most popular voices” (USA Today), a newly updated edition of her by-now classic introduction to wine, GREAT WINE MADE SIMPLE: Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier, reflects up-to-the minute wine trends, including the burgeoning popularity of the Shiraz grape, new flavor maps, and much, much... Read more >
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British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000
British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000
Written by Peter Duckers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747805168
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British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000

Written by Peter Duckers


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2005
Price: $12.95

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