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Collector's Luck in France, Alice Van Leer Carrick
1 Collector's Luck in France
Alice Van Leer Carrick
Boston Atlantic Monthly Press 1924 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition in somewhat tattered dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with small gold medallion decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 207 pages with Appendix. Dust jacket is clean and bright, upper half of spine is missing, a few short closed edge tears and small chips at top of rear panel, separation at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures that carry us through Paris, its byways, quais, and fairs, as Mrs. Carrick searches for antiques. 026524

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Confident Collector - How to Recognize an Authentic Antique, Bly, John (Editor)
2 The Confident Collector - How to Recognize an Authentic Antique
Bly, John (Editor)
New York Prentice Hall Press (Div. of Simon & Schuster) 1986 0131674870 / 9780131674875 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with black and white and full color photographs. 224 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Informative and practical guide to deceptions, fakes and not-quite-genuine pieces to be found in the antiques trade, written by some of the world's leading authorities and illustrated with 500 photographs and drawings. 023440

Price: 12.00 USD
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Collector's Luck in Spain, Carrick, Alice Van Leer
3 Collector's Luck in Spain
Carrick, Alice Van Leer
Boston Little Brown 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue-green cloth boards with gilt lettering and small decoration on cover and spine. Some wear at top and bottom spine edges, slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated with photographic plates. 202 pgs. Author's travels in Spain and the antiques and collectibles she discovered there. 8vo. Travel. 010546

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The Possessions of a Lady, Gash,  Jonathan
4 The Possessions of a Lady
Gash, Jonathan
New York Viking 1996 0670869333 / 9780670869336 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with brown spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 324 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (21.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Lovejoy mystery. This time Lovejoy has a fling with a rich and adulterous fashion plate which ends when she has him bounced from her show. He has a new apprentice, the lovely Lydia, and gets involved helping his old friend Tinker search for a missing seventeen-year-old girl. A fun trip through the seductive, treacherous world of sex, antiques, high fashion and the deep, muddy waters of murder. 022705

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PAID AND LOVING EYES, Gash, Jonathan
5 PAID AND LOVING EYES
Gash, Jonathan
New York St. Martin's Press 1993 0312093616 / 9780312093617 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 261 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, one closed tear at top rear panel edge (1"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gash's antiques-dealing, sleuthing rogue Lovejoy is back for a dazzling adventure that takes him from East Anglia to Paris, Zurich, and the heart of the underground antiques trade. 019544

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Paid and Loving Eyes, Gash, Jonathan
6 Paid and Loving Eyes
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press 1993 0312093616 / 9780312093617 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small price marking in ink at top corner of front free endpaper. 261 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new removable mylar cover. A Lovejoy novel, which takes the antiques-dealing sleuth from East Anglia to Paris, Zurich, and the heart of the underground antiques trade. 018405

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Prey Dancing, Gash, Jonathan
7 Prey Dancing
Gash, Jonathan
New York Viking 1998 0670877646 / 9780670877645 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in unclipped jacket. Clean ivory boards and spine with unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner markings. Signed by author: "Jonathan Gash" on front blank fly leaf. 272 pp. Jacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019809

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The Lies of Fair Ladies, Gash, Jonathan
8 The Lies of Fair Ladies
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press 1992 0312076207 / 9780312076207 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one spine corner. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovejoy finds himself accused of gutting a vacant old house, robbing it of its chandeliers, balustrades, moldings, even wallpaper. He recognizes this as the work of his friend Prammie Joe, recently released from jail--and soon found murdered in his isolated shack. Lovejoy works to uncover the sinister scam from the inside out. 018406

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The Ten Word Game, Gash, Jonathan
9 The Ten Word Game
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press (Thomas Dunne) 2004 0312323476 / 9780312323479 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, hint of bumping to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gash's inimitable character Lovejoy,always involved in solving mysterious crimes related to the world of antiques, is on board a cruise ship, running from a bounty hunter. 018301

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The Very Last Gambado, Gash, Jonathan
10 The Very Last Gambado
Gash, Jonathan
New York St. Martin's Press 1990 0312051751 / 9780312051754 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 275 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovejoy is hired as a consultant for a movie about the robbery of London's British Museum--a crime that in the antiques game is the ultimate scam, the very last gambado. 018745

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11 Check Points On How To Buy Oriental Rugs
Jacobsen, Charles W.
Tokyo, Japan Tuttle 1972 2nd Printing Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Signed by author. 208 pgs. VG++ First Edition, Third Printing. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by author. Blue cloth with gold lettering & design. Generously illustrated with color and b & w photos. Very informative book. Clean and tight.Oriental Rugs. 001266

Price: 10.00 USD
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Markets of Paris, 2nd Edition: Food, Antiques, Crafts, Books, and More, Long, Dixon; Marjorie R. Williams
12 Markets of Paris, 2nd Edition: Food, Antiques, Crafts, Books, and More
Long, Dixon; Marjorie R. Williams
New York The Little Book Room 2012 1936941007 / 9781936941001 Second edition Paperback Fine 
As new guide to the Markets of Paris, including food, antiques, craffts, books and more, with restaurant recommendations. Map on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Photographs by Marjorie R. Williams. 303 pages. Nice pocket-size guide is thorough and beautifully illustrated with photographs. 026547

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13 Furniture of the Olden Time
Morse, Frances Clary
New York The MacMillan Co. 1944 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. "New" Edition, with a New Chapter and Many New Illustrations. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are bright and clean. No names or writing inside. Many wonderful photographs of antique furniture, including clocks, chandeliers, candlestands, chairs, chests, desks, beds and more. 470 pgs. with index. 8vo. Antiques. 004646

Price: 10.00 USD
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14 The Oriental Rug Book
Ripley, Mary Churchill
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1904 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Very clean red buckram cloth boards with oriental design on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No fraying or wear. Pages and edges are clean. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Tasteful custom-printed bookplate on front free endpaper. Well illustrated with drawings and photographs. 310 pgs. with index. 009813

Price: 25.00 USD
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Tobacco and the Collector, Scott, Amoret & Christopher
15 Tobacco and the Collector
Scott, Amoret & Christopher
London Max Parrish 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean brown boards are unfaded, no bumping or wear, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with previous owner name in pen at top of front free endpaper. No other marks. Illustrated by Cecile Curtis. 178 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful illustrated guide to collecting anything and everything related to tobacco - what you need to know and where to find it. 027692

Price: 18.00 USD
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More About Collecting, Yoxall, Sir James
16 More About Collecting
Yoxall, Sir James
Toronto, Canada J. M. Dent 1913 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated binding - slate blue ribbed cloth boards with blue-black lettering on cover and spine - cover has illustration of collector examing a vase, clocks, armour and other collectibles in background. No date of publication - circa 1913. Small points of wear to two corners. Clean, binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with dark blue top-stained uppoer page edges, clean endpapers. No names or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, including frontispiece with tissue guard. A few pages have been roughly opened, tearing margins. 339 pages with index. 025215

Price: 15.00 USD
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