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lanterns & flashlights • lighters & smoking antiques • store antiques
Collectible Lanterns: A Price Guide.
Lanterns
designed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
to light primarily homes, barns, railroad sidings,
and maritime locations. The images shown were
compiled from patent drawings from 1871 and
1872 as well as sales catalogs dating from 1894
to 1922. Today, many people collect and own
lanterns without knowing their history. This
book sheds light on their styles, manufacturers,
variations, and value ranges on today’s market.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 503 b/w illustrations • Price
guide/Index•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-8953-8081-4•softcover•$19.95
Collecting Flashlights.
Stuart Schneider.
With flashlights ranging from purely practical
to elegantly stylish and playthings for children,
the varied beauty of design and inventiveness
is remarkable. Over 450 color photographs
are accompanied by informative captions and
the value in today’s market. Histories of many
companiesand important identifying information
is also included.
Size:81/2"x11"•458colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0041-5•Softcover•$29.95
lighters & smoking antiques
Handbook of Vintage Cigarette Lighters.
Stuart
Schneider & Ira Pilossof. This convenient, hand-held
guide presents the history of cigarette lighters through
an alphabetical presentation of styles, organized
according to company name and dating, from the
late 1800s through the 1980s. Makers such as Dunhill,
Ronson, Evans, Scripto, Zippo, and lesser-known
makes included. Over 800 lighters are illustrated
with current values.
Size:6"x9"•560colorphotos • Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0932-3•softcover•$19.95
The Golden Age of Cigarette Lighters.
Ira
Pilossof & Stuart Schneider. The largest collection
of vintage cigarette lighters ever assembled,
including products of Dunhill, Ronson (Aronson
Art Metal Works Company), Evans, Scripto,
and Zippo, and many smaller manufacturers.
Conveniently organized by country of origin
with essays by experts in the field. Over 1000
color photos.
Size:81/2"x11"•1090colorphotos
Price Guide • 192 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1936-1•hardcover•$49.95
Cigarette Lighters.
Stuart Schneider & George
Fischler. Over 500 lighters are illustrated in full
color. Shown in alphabetical order of their makers
and by date within each company. The available
historical data is presented. Lighters include
examples from well-known companies like
Dunhill, Ronson, and Zippo as well as companies
whose names are lost in smoke.
Size:81/2"x11"•525colorphotos
Price Guide • 196 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-952-0•hardcover•$39.95
Antique Cigar Cutters and Lighters.
Jerry
Terranova & Douglas Congdon-Martin. For the
pleasure and convenience of cigar smokers, a
wide variety of smoking accessories were man-
ufactured, including cigar cutters and lighters.
This text places cigars in their historical context,
shows hundreds of cutters and lighters, and
contains helpful information to identify and
evaluate them.
Size:81/2"x11"•613colorphotos
Value Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-941-5•hardcover•$69.95
Great Cigar Stuff for Collectors.
Jerry
Terranova & Douglas Congdon-Martin. This
compendium of cigar related “stuff” shows the
breadth of advertising, ashtrays, matchsafes,
cigar boxes, dispensers, and holders that have
adorned homes and shops for 100 years and
more. Today they are enjoyed by many who will
find this book delightful reading.
Size:81/2"x11"•Over500photos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0368-6•softcover•$29.95
ZIPPO®: The Great American Lighter.
Revised 2nd Edition
. David Poore. A se-
quential history of Zippo lighter series, cases,
inserts, fluid cans, flint packages, and sundries
richly illustrated in color with the most highly
prized Zippo lighters and information based on
original Zippo salesman’s catalogs, advertising
brochures and a study of thousands of Zippo
lighters. Prices provided with each picture and
a complete price guide at the back.
Size:81/2"x11"•500colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 196 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2337-7•hardcover•$39.95
The Viet Nam Zippo®: Cigarette Lighters
1933-1975.
Jim Fiorella. More than 700 striking
photos and a detailed text about Zippo cigarette
lighters, their history and current values, as
well as the Viet Nam War. It provides photos
of authentic and counterfeit Zippos and the
factory’s own art work, and a concise outline
of the War, with lists of U.S. and Vietnamese
ship and boat names so that old Zippo lighters
can be interpreted today.
Size:81/2"x11"•730colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 272 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0594-8•hardcover•$39.95
Zippo® Advertising Lighters: Cars and
Trucks.
Philip K. Taggart. With 673 illustrations,
thisbookdisplaysZippo lightersemblazonedwith
automobile logos and images, both familiar and
lesser known, of decades past. Also included
are company histories and tips for lighter care
and restoration. Current market values for the
lighters shown are in the captions.
Size:81/2"x11"•673colorandb/wphotos
Price Guide • 192 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1175-1•hardcover•$39.95
The Evans Book: Lighters, Compacts, Per-
fumersandHandbags.
LarryClayton.TheEvans
CaseCompanywasanearlyleaderandthelastmajor
Americanmanufacturerofcigarettelighters.Over750
color photos, images, and advertisements display
the lighters,compacts,perfumers,andhandbags.A
historyofthecompany,newspaperarticles,catalog
pages,advertisements,andpatentdrawingscomplete
thepresentation.
Size:81/2"x11"•750colorphotos
PriceGuide•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0641-3•softcover•$29.95
PocketMatchsafes:ReflectionsofLife&Art,
1840-1920.
W. Eugene Sanders, Jr & Christine C.
Sanders. Safe places to store and carry wooden
matches, pocket size matchsafes are presented as
amicrocosmof lifeandartfromtheirheydaysfrom
1840 to 1920. Each is described with details of its
pertinent artist, patentee, manufacturer, materials,
construction,andvalue,allcomplementingthebrief
andconversationalgeneral text.
Size:81/2"x11"•398colorphotos
PriceGuide/Index•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0324-4•softcover•$34.95
Collectible Match Holders: For Tabletops
and Walls.
Jean & Franklin Hunting. 541 color
photographswithdescriptions, informationonthe
history of matches and match holders, tables of
information on United States invention and design
patents, and an up-to-date value guide make this
an invaluable reference. The pleasurable hobby of
matchholdercollecting isfascinating,(illuminating),
andexpanding.
Size:81/2"x11"•541colorphotos
PriceGuide/Index•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0691-X•softcover•$29.95
Match Holders: 100 Years of Ingenuity.
De-
nis B. Alsford. Match holders, including table and
pocketmodels,areexplored indetail.Thehistorical
influences,patents,marksandphotosshed lighton
thedevelopmentsofmatchholdersfromthe1850s
onward.Awidevarietyofmatchholdersaredepicted
including pocket, “candle-in-a-box,” stand-alone
and wall hanging models. Discussions of major
manufacturersandvalues included.
Size:81/2"x11"•689colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-88740-633-5•softcover•$29.95
The European Porcelain Tobacco Pipe: Il-
lustrated History for Collectors.
Dr. Sarunas
“Sharkey” Peckus and Ben Rapaport. The first
illustrated history of porcelain tobacco pipes,
featuring 148 photos and vivid text. Porcelain
tobacco pipes were first developed and manu-
factured in France and Germany in the early to
mid-eighteenth century, and have endured for
about 250 years. The chronicle of its evolution
and transformation from
objet d’art
to kitsch
is a fascinating read.
Size:81/2"x11"•148colorphotos•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4646-0•hardcover•$39.99
Collecting Antique Meerschaum Pipes:
Miniature to Majestic Sculpture, 1850-
1925.
Ben Rapaport. Antique meerschaum
pipes and tobacciana are presented in text
and nearly 300 color photos, from diminutive
cigarette holders to massive sculptured pipes,
many made over 150 years ago. No wonder
pipe collectors are passionate about these
exceptional works of art!
Size:81/2"x11"•298colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0765-7•hardcover•$49.95
A Complete Guide to Collecting Antique
Pipes.
Second Edition, now with value
guide.
Ben Rapaport. The history and de-
velopment of the tobacco pipe as an art form
and an illustrated guide for pipe collectors. A
chronological collection of pipes in many styles,
values, and materials including briars, corn cobs,
meerschaum, porcelain, ivory, amber, silver, gold,
semi-precious stones, and rare woods.
Size:7"x10"•236b/wphotos/32color illus.
Price Guide • 256 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0596-4•softcover•$24.95
store antiques
Drugstore&SodaFountainAntiques.
Douglas
Congdon-Martin. The bygone tools and products
of America’s drugstores are illustrated in color and
described,fromapothecary jarstopatentmedicines
andmortarsandpestlesto leech jars.Sodafountain
dispensers,dishes,andfurnitureofmanystylesare
prominentlypresented.Onewillhappilyrememberthe
oldstoresandtheamazingvarietycontainedinthem.
Size:81/2"x11"•500colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-88740-334-4•softcover•$29.95
Country Store Antiques: From Cradles to
Caskets.
DouglasCongdon-MartinwithBobBiondi.
Hundredsofordinaryhouseholditemsoriginallyfound
for sale at the country store are presented here in
beautifulcolor.Antiques includekitchen,bath,and
tablewares,advertising,candycontainers,tobacco
products, and much more. Also has period photos
ofactualcountryandgeneralstores.
Size:81/2"x11"•481colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-88740-331-X•softcover•$29.95
Country Store Collectibles.
Douglas Con-
gdon-Martin with Robert Biondi. Nearly 600
fixtures, products and advertising from old time
American country stores are illustrated, plus
historical photographs of the stores themselves
and the people who worked in them. Many date
from turn of the 20th century so provide historic
references to actual, everyday life.
Size:81/2’’x11"•564colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-274-7•softcover•$24.95
Great Country Store Antiques.
Rich Ber-
toia. A visual tour of important country store
antiques with hundreds of color photographs
and detailed captions, including prices. The
book includes counters, fixtures, and lighting,
as well as hundreds of products, advertisements,
and packaging. Some of the finest treasures
of the genre.
Size:81/2"x11"•308colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1236-7•softcover•$29.95
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