Antiques & Collectibles

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    1897 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue
    A Window to Turn-of-the-Century America
    By , Introduction by Nick Lyons
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Imagine it's the end of the nineteenth century, and, with one catalog, you can buy everything from beds and tools to clothing and opium. (Yes, opium.) Not to mention ear trumpets, horse buggies, and Bibles. The 1897 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue is both a wonderfully fascinating collector's item and... [READ MORE]
    Clock Repairing as a Hobby
    An Illustrated How-to Guide for the Beginner
    By Harold C. Kelly
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    It covers the theory behind clock movement and design, including the particulars of escapements, pendulums, balance wheels, and even the sheet music for popular chimes. The American striking clock, the 400-day clock, and the alarm clock receive special attention. The in-depth information, including explanations... [READ MORE]
    Vintage Guns for the Modern Shot
    By Diggory Hadoke
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    At the back of many a gun cabinet lurks a neglected old shotgun. This book will encourage its owner to bring it back into service. A beautiful, fully-illustrated volume, Vintage Guns offers expert advice on collecting guns and restoring them to firing condition—on a reasonable budget. It provides practical... [READ MORE]
    Playboy The Book of Cigars
    By Aaron Sigmond, By Nick Kolakowski, Foreword by LeRoy Neiman, Afterword by Joe Mantegna, By (photographer) Ian Spanier
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    For some, nothing is as pleasurable as the smell and taste of a great cigar. For them, Playboy The Book of Cigars will be the next best thing to lighting up. Whether you want to learn the ?ner points of cutters, cutting, or humidors, or want to understand more about how ?ne tobacco is grown and ?ne cigars... [READ MORE]
    The Pipe Book
    By Alfred Dunhill
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    As a successful London tobacconist in the early 1900s, Alfred Dunhill’s passion for his field led him to begin collecting pipes from all over the world. From his collection he created The Pipe Book, which was first printed in 1924 and has rarely been out of print since. The book is a thorough exploration... [READ MORE]
    Guns of the Old West
    An Illustrated Reference Guide to Antique Firearms
    By Charles Edward Chapel
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Written by one of the foremost firearms experts of the twentieth century, Charles Edward Chapel’s Guns of the Old West is an exhaustively researched document that not only boasts a significant collection of antique Western guns, but also categorizes the firearms into easy-to-reference sections.Starting... [READ MORE]
    Metal Detecting
    The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Uncovering History, Adventure, and Treasure
    By Mark Smith
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Enthusiastic, thorough, and everything you need to know about discovering buried treasure! There is an incredible amount of treasure buried right under our feet, but most people don’t even know this huge amount of untold wealth exists. Imagine how it must feel to uncover large caches of silver and gold... [READ MORE]
    Art Collecting Today
    Market Insights for Everyone Passionate about Art
    By Doug Woodham
    (Allworth Press)
    Grounded in real-life stories, Art Collecting Today is the essential practical guide to today's art market. A lightly regulated industry with more than sixty billion dollars of annual sales, the art market is often opaque and confusing to even the most experienced collectors. But whether a seasoned collector,... [READ MORE]
    Winchester Shotguns
    By Dennis Adler
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In the study and appreciation of American history, and in understanding the crucial role played by firearms in that extraordinary saga, one of the most famous gunmakers is Winchester. Their products are so much in demand that they indisputably hold the title of the Blue Chips of gun collecting.And while... [READ MORE]
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