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photographicA • medical instruments • miscellaneous • industrial design • advertising
Comprehensive Guide for Camera Col-
lectors.
David Williamson. Over 500 color
photos of vintage cameras and many images
captured with them. Photography from the
camera obscura to digital imaging, with all the
major cameras in-between. Collectors will learn
how to examine, care for, and test a camera,
and will find the current price ranges of classic
cameras invaluable.
Size:81/2"x11"•549color&B/Wphotos
Price Guide • 224 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1976-0•hardcover•$39.95
Photographica: The Fascination with Classic
Cameras.
Rudolf Hillebrand & Günther Kadlubek. Over
300 timeless cameras, from early plate cameras to the
pocket cameras of today, with dates of production,
specifications,andcurrentvalues.Ahelpful introduction
provides information about the history of photographic
technology and important manufacturers, plus tips for
the care, repair, and preservation of classic cameras.
Size:6"x9"•401colorand29b/wphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-1174-1•softcover•$19.99
medical instruments
Antique Medical Instruments.
Sixth Edition
with Revised Price Guide. C. Keith Wilbur, M.D. A
hand-illustratedtourofmedicalhistory,chronicling
the evolution of a wide range of medical instru-
ments from the mid-1700s through current usage.
Includesdiscussiononmicroscopes,reflexhammers,
stethoscopes, blood pressure instruments, electro
cardiographs,thermometers,forceps,bulletprobes,
blood-letting instruments,andmore.
Size:81/2"x11"•1500drawings•152pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2993-7•softcover•$14.99
miscellaneous antiques
Paper Empires: 100 Years of German Paper
Soldiers (1845 - 1945).
Rafael de Francisco
López. These paper cut-outs developed from
toys into a historically important reflection on
the German military and social classes from the
early nineteenth to the early twentieth century,
culminating in their proliferation during the rise
and reign of the Third Reich. This book, showing
thousands of figures in 173 color images, is a
an essential collection.
Size:81/2"x11"•173color&b/wphotos• 128 pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4740-5•hardcover•$35.00
Scottish Antiques.
Sir Alasdair Munro Bt. A
comprehensive review of Scottish collectibles
with over 300 color photos. Detailed descriptions,
sources, and evaluations provide knowledge of
the Scottish countryside, customs, Mauchline
ware, Tartan ware, jewelry, militaria, glass,
pewter, china, paintings, engravings, horn,
kitchen ware, silver, quaichs, and much more.
Size:81/2"x11"•329color,26b/wphotos
Price Guide, Index • 192pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1916-7• hardcover•$49.95
CulturalRevolutionPosters&Memorabilia.
Victoria & James Edison. In the Cultural Revolution
posters,ceramicstatues,and“LittleRedBooks”were
used to rally the people around the programs and
personalitiesoftheMaoistregime.Forgraphicartists,
collectors,andSino-historians,theyhaveagrowing
importance.Withnearly500colorphotos,thisbook
isan introductoryguidetothemeaningsandvalues
of thematerialcultureof theCulturalRevolution.
Size:81/2"x11"•495colorphotos
PriceGuide/Index•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2236-2•hardcover•$39.95
Jewish Antiques : From Menorahs to
Seltzer Bottles.
Tsadik Kaplan. Over 280
color photos feature Judaica items ranging
from the 18th to the early 20th century. They
come from Europe, the Middle East, and the
United States. Included among these items are
Sabbath candlesticks and candelabras, Kiddush
cups, Mezuzah cases, seder trays, marriage
cups, torah pointers, veterans medals, charity
boxes, and more.
Size:9"x12"•294colorphotos•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4650-7•hardcover•$45.00
Judaica.
Myra Yellin Outwater. Photography
by Eric B. Outwater. Judaica embraces objects
of Jewish rituals and this book presents clear
explanations of Jewish holidays with 616 beautiful
color pictures of old and new candlesticks, boxes,
plates cups, toys, and foods used to celebrate
Jewish traditions. These objects display the spirit
of a 5000-year-old religion to reflect 20th-century
modernism.
Size:81/2"x11"•616colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 192 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0785-1•hardcover•$49.95
VietnamVintage:AntiquesfromSoutheast
Asia,1900-1950.
WilliamC.Mitchell.Vietnamese
craftspeople and manufacturers in the first half
of the 20th century were skilled in lacquer work,
carvings,textiles,andceramics.Theirwork isshown
through 302 beautiful color images. Collectors of
SoutheastAsianartifactsfinallyhaveareferenceto
help identifyVietnamesecraft items,theirmeaning
in theVietnameseculture,and theircurrentvalues.
Size:81/2"x11"•302colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1958-2•softcover•$29.95
Hippie Artifacts: Mind-Blowing Stuff to
Collect.
Dr. Gary L. Moss. A pictorial review of
itemsfromthe1965to1973era includes540color
photographs.Thousandsof itemsreflectPeaceand
Love, protest causes, folk art, psychedelic images,
thecrashpad,FlowerPower,andtheheadshop,as
wellastoysandnovelties,thespecializedwardrobes,
literature, and especially music and entertainment
of thehippiegenre.
Size:81/2"x11"•540colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1758-X•softcover•$29.95
Collecting the Space Race.
Stuart Schneider.
Artifacts of the dreams of the space age, begin-
ning with imaginary designs from the start of the
20th century up to the present explorations of
the planets. This book will inspire thought and
answer some of the questions about Space Age
items that have been saved or collected as it
exposes the broad field of related items to collect.
Size:81/2"x11"•Over550colorphotos
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-535-5•softcover•$34.95
Tea Art: A Modern Look at Vintage Tea
Graphics.
Gregory Suriano. Historical survey
of strong images about tea and a modern guide
to collecting tea graphics. Over 160 rare images
organized as postcards, prints, posters, sheet mu-
sic, book illustrations, periodical advertisements,
and more. Survey of tea history with emphasis
on its marketing and advertising. Current prices
and advice for collectors.
Size:81/2"x11"•169colorphotos•PriceGuide
•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2811-4•softcover•$24.99
industrial design
DesignChronicles:SignificantMass-Produced
Designs of the 20th Century.
Carroll Gantz,
FIDSA.Herearethedesignstoriesofeverydaymaterial,
"stuff,"fromcarstoDustbusters,phongraphstoDVDs,
thatmakesour liveseasier,moreexciting,andmore
comfortablethroughmass-production. Descriptive
vignettesandover400illustrationsofpopularculture
asitprogressedthroughthe20thcentury.Eachyear
isan illustrateddouble-pagespread,showinghow
designevolved inaprecisetime-line.
Size:9"x12"•400+illustrations•Index •256pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2223-0•hardcover•$79.95
antique advertising: general
Root Beer Advertising and Collectibles.
Tom
Morrison. The largest and most comprehensive
reference about the sassafras soft drink root beer
and itspromotionaladvertising,bottles,cans,mugs,
crowns,bottleopeners,andmanufacturers.Thiswas
American competition going on. You will marvel at
theextentof thisdisplay; thevariety iseffervescent.
Size:81/2"x11"•368colorphotos
ValueGuide•128pp.
ISBN:0-88740-421-9•softcover•$24.95
More Root Beer Advertising & Collect-
ibles.
Tom Morrison. Here is a second serving
for sassafras soft drink lovers, following the
previous book on root beer collectibles. More
photos of root beer bottles, cans, dispensers,
mugs, signs and emblems are depicted in this
volume. Root beer tidbits, recipes, lists of clubs
and newsletters are also provided.
Size:81/2"x11"•688colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0042-3•softcover•$29.95
ChocolateMemorabilia.
Donna S. Baker. This
tasteful book showcases Victorian to modern
advertising, packaging, and other sweet memo-
rabilia all related to chocolate products. Shown
are beautifully decorated boxes, cocoa tins,
candy bars, trade cards, recipe booklets, candy
molds, and porcelain chocolate pots. Includes
brief history of the Wilbur Chocolate Company,
manufacturing information, price guide.
Size:81/2"x11"•409colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1153-0•softcover•$29.95
Seed Art: The Package Made Me Buy
It.
Irwin Richman. Over 475 boldly colorful
seed artwork, catalog, packet, and publication
illustrations are arranged here chronologically
(late 19th and 20th century) and alphabetically
for easy reference in this fun visual delight. A
mid-20th century watercolor illustrators work is
featured as an impressive record of plants grown
from seeds; see how many you can recognize.
Size:81/2"x11"•484colorphotos
Index•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2819-0•softcover•$29.95
TheArtoftheDecal:JustAddWater.
Chris Pfouts. Until the late 1960s, decals
servedasadvertisingsignage,announced
brandnames,instructions,andsafetywarn-
ings. Decals include amusing travel, girlie,
LadyLuck,X-rayglasses,hotrods,monsters,
aliens, and advertising images. Graphic
designers, pop art buffs, and champions
of visual icons will love the designs that
fill thesepages.
Size:11"x81/2"•351colorphotos •PriceGuide•112pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1541-2•softcover•$19.95
Antique Advertising Encyclopedia.
Revised
3rd Edition
. Ray Klug. This refreshing reminder
of creative and memorable items of the past
includes over 1000 color photos of advertising
memorabilia—from tin containers and tobacco
cutters to gum machines and thermometers.
Many famous companies and little-known
items are represented with newly revised pricing
information throughout.
Size:83/4’’x111/4’’•1100+photos
Price Guide • 240 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0819-X•hardcover•$49.95
America for Sale: Antique Advertising.
Douglas Congdon-Martin. Ads were put on
everything from pocket mirrors to memo pads,
the sides of barns to the sides of carriages and
buses. Here is advertising in all its media-tin,
paper, celluloid, and enamel. In full color, it
portrays the creativity of its makers, while
bringing to life the styles of the past 120 years.
Size:81/2"x11"•400colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-333-6•softcover•$29.95
Antique Advertising: Country Store Signs
and Products.
Rich Bertoia. Clever advertising
and packaging from country stores of the c. 1880-
1930 era. Signs made of glass, tin, cardboard, and
porcelain tout the benefits of products from cigars
tocorsetstosoaps.Eye-catchingpackages include
canned goods, baking needs, tobacco tins, games,
washday and cleaning agents, candy, and cocoa.
Currentmarketvaluesprovided.
Size:81/2"x11"•407colorphotos
PriceGuide•144pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1450-5•softcover•$29.95
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