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2015 new books
World-Class Corkscrews
• Fifty-nine chapters feature 4,500 of the world’s finest corkscrews from the 18th century to the present
• Over 3,000 color photos, as well as descriptions and markings, patent and registered design information
• Corkscrews come from more than 70 top collections worldwide
More than 4,500 corkscrews spanning three centuries are organized into 59 chapters featuring over 3,000 color photos.
This huge volume gives details of the corkscrews presented in a reader-friendly form: you’ll find descriptions and
markings, as well as patent and registered design information. Part 1 has 18 chapters and focuses on the early history
of the corkscrew, includingmore than 900 corkscrews primarily from the 18th century and even corkscrew sale sheets
from that era. In Part, 2 over 3,600 corkscrews are organized in 41 chapters according to types, including Bar &Wall
Mounted, Bells, Bows, Rack & Pinion, Screwless Extractors, Whistles, and a final chapter called Worthy of Mention.
The three authors represent their own collections as well as those from other enthusiasts in North America, Europe,
and Australia. The book is a compendium of knowledge unprecedented in the history of corkscrew collection.
Don Bull, Joe Paradi, and Bert Giulian
are serious corkscrew collectors and well-known experts in the field.
They are members of the International Correspondence of Corkscrew Addicts (ICCA), an organization founded in
1974 and limited to 50 members.
Size: 9" x 12" • 3,073 color images • 352 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4916-4 • hard cover • $79.99
Donald A. Bull, Joseph C. Paradi & Bertrand B. Giulian
More Hagen-Renaker Pottery
• Rare and unique test pieces, along with numerous vintage and recently released figurines
• Nearly 500 color images and a price guide covering items from the 1940s through today
• Features a tribute to the original talented artists and craftspeople of Hagen-Renaker pottery
This volume in the Hagen-Renaker series of books continues where the first two left off, featuring models or colors
not covered in the other books and catching up with more recently released figurines and a multitude of interesting
pottery items in between. The chapters feature numerous horses, cats, dogs, other animals, Disney characters, and
dealer special runs.The Albert Staehle
Saturday Evening Post
dog, “Butch,” has a special feature, as do some of the Zany
Zoo critters and the popular Little Horribles. There are also many unique, rare treasures not commonly seen, and a
section on imitations. Finally, the book features a tribute to several of the talented artists and craftspeople who were
with Hagen-Renaker pottery since the early 1950s. Nearly 500 images fill this book, along with detailed, informative
text and suggested prices to enhance the value of this reference.
Nancy Kelly
love of Hagen-Renaker horses led this horse-crazy collector to California, where she was thrilled to
meet the artists and craftspeople and feature their creations in this series of books.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 462 color images • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4810-5 • soft cover • $29.99
Nancy Kelly
Currier & Ives Dinnerware
• The first full-color reference on Currier & Ives dinnerware produced from 1949 to 1986
• Nearly 150 photos feature detailed caption info, including the shape, scene, size, and value
• Highly detailed index helps collectors identify and value their finds and collections
Since its introduction to the Americanmarket in 1949, the distinctive blue and white dinnerware depicting Currier &
Ives scenes has remained one of the Royal China Company’s most popular lines. An essential resource for all levels of
collectors, this is the first full color reference book to document the Currier & Ives dinnerware and its richly nostalgic
American scenes. Each of the nearly 150 photos includes details of the shape and the size of the piece, describes the
scene, and provides a value. History is also provided about Currier & Ives—the source of this dinnerware’s decorative
art—and about the Royal China Company. While the most popular color is blue, Currier & Ives dinnerware can also
be found in other colors; this guide covers all details the connoisseur needs to know.
Debbie & Randy Coe
have been dealers in American glassware and ceramics for 35 years. They have written more
than a dozen books, are regular contributors to antiques publications, and conduct educational seminars onAmerican-
made glass and china.
Size: 6" x 9" • 147 color photos • 112 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4949-2 • soft cover • $19.99
Debbie & Randy Coe
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