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American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive (1948) Edition (Dover Jewelry and Metalwork)
By Dover Publications
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ean: 9780486244280, isbn: 0486244288,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
''So thoroughly is the American ethos embodied in the works of American silversmiths that it has given to their product a typical identity and it never can be mistaken for that of any other country.'' — Charles Messer Stow in the Introduction.Forsaking the flourishes and ornamentation favored by their European contemporaries, early American gold- and silver smiths pioneered a new American aesthetic sensibility in creating for their well-heeled clients finely worked, luxurious metalware for

Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers: A Complete and Illustrated Catalogue of Antique Barbed Wire
By University of Oklahoma Press
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mpn: 992figs., ean: 9780806108766, isbn: 0806108762,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
On the Great Plains, a land barren of wood and rock for the traditional rail and stone fences, the wire fence was a logical invention. Hundreds of barded-wire designs were invented, and the more practical patents were manufactured and shipped west at great profit. Today collectors are carefully searching out that wire for both enjoyment and historical interest. This book was designed to provide a well-organized identifying, classifying, and cataloguing system for the many designs and variations

Once Upon a Playground: A Celebration of Classic American Playgrounds, 1920–1975
By ForeEdge
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mpn: 253 illustrations, ean: 9781611685121, isbn: 1611685125,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Before today’s safety-minded structures of wood and plastic, America’s playgrounds were full of tottering seesaws, dizzying merry-go-rounds, and towering metal slides.Documenting the evolution of American playgrounds between 1920 and 1975, Once Upon a Playground is a visual tribute to these iconic structures, celebrating their place in our culture and the collective memories of generations. In it, contemporary photos of vintage pieces of playground equipment are juxtaposed with images of

Sears, Roebuck Home Builder's Catalog: The Complete Illustrated 1910 Edition
By Dover Publications
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mpn: Ill., ean: 9780486263205, isbn: 0486263207,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
All across America during the great building boom of the early 20th century, one of the most popular sources for home-building materials, fixtures, and trimmings was the Sears, Roebuck catalog for home builders. This fascinating volume, reprinted from a rare surviving edition of that remarkably comprehensive publication, offers a peerless view of how thousands of Americans approached the practicalities and aesthetics of homebuilding in 1910.A huge selection of materials needed to build and

The Hoosier Cabinet in Kitchen History
By Indiana University Press
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ean: 9780253314246, isbn: 0253314240,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
Loaded with labor and time-saving conveniences, the Hoosier cabinet was among the earliest design innovations of the modern American kitchen. This culinary workstation allowed owners to maintain an efficient and clutter-free kitchen by centralizing utensils, cookware, tools, and ingredients all the while providing a space in which to prepare the meals of the day. Bloomington-based cabinetmaker Nancy R. Hiller draws on her years of specialty cabinet making and thorough knowledge of interior

Prospect Research: A Primer for Growing Nonprofits
By Hogan, Cecilia
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mpn: 9780763751036, ean: 9780763751036, isbn: 0763751030,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Prospect Research: A Primer for Growing Nonprofits, Second Edition is a detailed guide to expanding your donor base by implementing an advancement research plan. Written by a prospect researcher, this unique book provides you with the tips you need to find your next major gift donors. Novice and experienced researchers as well as fundraisers will appreciate this updated edition that focuses on prospect researching and the art of identifying and qualifying potential donors to nonprofit

The Urban Treasure Hunter: A Practical Handbook for Beginners
By Square One
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mpn: 9780757000904, ean: 9780757000904, isbn: 0757000908,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Every city possesses countless hidden treasures waiting to be discovered―ancient artifacts, valuable jewelry, and vintage coins, as well as hundreds of other highly sought-after collectibles. Michael Chaplan, treasure hunter extraordinaire, has written a complete and practical guide to locating, unearthing, and identifying all of those treasures. The book begins with the basics, and then presents a working knowledge of digs. An up-to-date resource section provides useful lists of specialized

Eric Sloane's Weather Book
By Dover Publications Inc
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mpn: 443574, ean: 9780486443577, isbn: 0486443574,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
''Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather.'' — The NationIn simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of weather and weather forecasting — and does it in a style that's universally appealing.With humor and common sense shining through in a book that's also lively and informative, Sloane shows readers how to predict the weather by ''reading'' such

American Furniture of the 18th Century: History, Technique & Structure
By Taunton Press
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ean: 9781561581047, isbn: 1561581046,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
American furniture of the 18th century is prized for its historical and artistic value by museums and collectors, and as a benchmark in design and craftsmanship by modern-day furniture makers.In the first part of the book, Jeffrey Greene chronicles the evolution of the design and construction of 18th-century furniture, drawing on historical influences and the tastes of the period. In the second part, he explains and illustrates the techniques of the period furniture maker, including joinery and

New Hampshire Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities Series)
By Brand: Globe Pequot
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mpn: black & white illustrations, maps, ean: 9780762764488, isbn: 0762764481,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
The definitive collection of New Hampshire's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for New Hampshire residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.Used Book in Good Condition.

How to Write a Business Plan
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781413320787, isbn: 1413320783,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Write a business plan that potential investors will embrace! If you're thinking of starting a business or raising money to expand an existing one, you need a plan. Running a successful business requires a great deal of forethought, so write a business plan and secure your venture's future. How to Write a Business Plan will show you how to write the right plan for your business and design a loan package necessary to finance your business and make it work. With this bestselling all-in-one guide

Come and Get It! The Saga of Western Dinnerware
By Johnson Books
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ean: 9781555664398, isbn: 1555664393,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
In Come and Get It! The Saga of Western Dinnerware, Corrine Joy Brown invites you to her table to share in her knowledge and love of Western dinnerware. You ll find a rich spread with full color photography of a range of collectibles, historical insights, and the personal stories of a longtime collector. Discover a new favorite producer, enrich your appreciation of your own collection, or just admire the gallery of great dinnerware. The table is set. Come and get it!.

Wright (Basic Architecture)
By Pfeiffer Bruce Brooks
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9783836560498, isbn: 3836560496,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
That’s Wright!  One of the greatest pioneers in the history of architecture   Acclaimed as the “father of skyscrapers”, the quintessentially American icon Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) was an architect of aspiration. He believed in giving cultivated American life its fitting architectural equivalent and applied his idealism to structures across the continent, from suburban homes to churches, offices, skyscrapers, and the celebrated Guggenheim Museum.Wright’s work is

A Museum of Early American Tools (Americana)
By Eric Sloane
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mpn: 9780486425603, ean: 9780486425603, isbn: 0486425606,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
This absorbing and profusely illustrated book describes in detail scores of early American tools and the wooden and metal artifacts made with them. Informally and expressively written, the text covers bulding tools and methods; farm and kitchen implements; and the tools of curriers, wheelwrights, coopers, blacksmiths, coachmakers, loggers, tanners, and many other craftsmen of the pre-industrial age. Scores of pen-and-ink sketches by the author accurately depict ''special tools for every job,''

Racinet: The Costume History
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mpn: 43171-564838, ean: 9783836555401, isbn: 3836555409,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
Togas, turbans, tailcoats, and top hats: The evolution of style from antiquity to 1888   Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted. Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail.TASCHEN’s complete reprint presents

Antique Farm Equipment: The Elsbree Collection
By Rayve Productions
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ean: 9781877810411, isbn: 187781041X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
During the past 30 years Chuck Elsbree has been accumulating an impressive collection of farm equipment and implements that were manufactured before early tractor development over 100 years ago. Chuck grew up working on the family ranch in Windsor, California during the 1940s and 1950s and vividly remembers some of the equipment in his collection that was then still in use although powered by tractors instead of teams of horses as in years past. For most of his professional career, Chuck worked

Vintage Quilts: Identifying, Collecting, Dating, Preserving & Valuing
By Brand: American Quilter's Society
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ean: 9781574322859, isbn: 1574322850,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
This book identifies hundreds of quilt patterns and gives the rationale for the appraisal of each style, pattern, and era of the 650 quilts shown. Closeups of patterns and vintage fabric swatches of American quilts from the 1800s to the 1950s.Used Book in Good Condition.

By Brand: Wallace-Homestead Book Co
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ean: 9780870697142, isbn: 0870697145,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Describes and lists current values for antique and collectible stonewareUsed Book in Good Condition.

Bosch (Basic Art Series 2.0)
By Bosing Walter
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9783836559867, isbn: 3836559862,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Between heaven and hell: Hieronymus Bosch’s meticulous visions of the grotesque, debauched, and divine   As cryptic as they are compelling, the masterpieces of Hieronymus Bosch (1450–1516) remain some of the most enduring enigmas of the art world. Their intricate, allegorical, and often startling content has captivated not only art historians, but also fashion designers, rock stars, writers, and punk rockers, as well as countless modern and contemporary artist successors.Although

"The Loveliest Home That Ever Was": The Story of the Mark Twain House in Hartford
By Dover Publications
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780486486345, isbn: 0486486346,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
This is the official guide to The Mark Twain House & Museum, an institution dedicated to preserving the author's home, literary legacy, and life story. Author Steve Courtney, the organization's Publicist and Publications Editor, conducts a journey back to the Gilded Age, when the celebrated author and humorist was known as Mr. Samuel Clemens of Hartford, Connecticut. Readers can venture inside ''the loveliest home that ever was'' for an illustrated tour that offers intimate glimpses of the

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