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The Collecting Man

By: Bedford, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, David Mckay: 1968

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16605


Ex-Library; 256 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-library with stamps, spine label, no jacket. Strong, solid, black linen cloth boards with gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. One of the first discoveries we make is there have been men collectors since there was anything to collect. Land, houses, supporters, women, slaves - just plain hoarding, like a squirrel with his nuts. Then there is hoarding for pleasur... View more info

The Toy Collector

By: Hertz, Louis H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Funk & Wagnalls: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16600


Ex-Library; 304 pages; Very Good/No Jacket Ex-library with stamps, book plate, spine label, Date Due slip, no pocket. Black cloth on marble styled boards with gilt lettering. Soft bump to top corner tips. Strong binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Heavily illustrated with pictures of antique toys from 1800-1900 period, some in vivid colors. Has two Appendices, I Directory of Manufactors; II: Identifica... View more info

Crocheting For Pleasure

By: Ryan, Mildred G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1983

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 3306


278 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Great! In protective sleeve. More than 300 linecut illustrations, 8 pages of full color, 33 black and white photographs. Crocheting has come a long way from antimacassars, doilies, and babies booties... over fifty projects - stoles, sweaters, jackets, rugs, blouses, camisoles, pillows, afghans.... An Excellent Gift! View more info