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Kelley Blue Book Used Car Guide October - December 2017

The Kelley Blue Book Used Car Guide includes current trade-in values, private party values and suggested retail values on over 100,000 models of used ...

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2018 Collector Car Price Guide

One year, Ford Mustang Fastbacks are the hot ticket, the next it's Curved Dash Oldsmobiles. Trends are always changing in the vintage car market, maki...

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Fashion in the 1940s Fashion in the 1940s by: Jayne Shrimpton

This book reveals the impact of wartime on British fashion, how a spirit of utility, make-do and mend unleashed a whole new creativity among Britain's...

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Overstreet Guide to Grading Comics, 2016 Edition The Overstreet Guide to Grading Comics, 2016 Edition by: Robert M. Overstreet

Newly updated, The Overstreet Guide To Grading Comics includes the 10-point grading system, as well as exhaustive descriptions of Primary and Split Gr...

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Postcards From The Front 1914-1919 Postcards From The Front 1914-1919 by: Kate J. Cole

Postcards as a medium of correspondence became popular in the early years of the twentieth century. The fad soon became a flood as literally hundreds ...

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Collecting Children's Books: Art, Memories, Values Collecting Children's Books: Art, Memories, Values by: Noah Fleisher, Lauren Zittle

Revisit childhood joy and gain greater collecting expertise Children's books are both magical and marvelous; regardless if the person reading them is ...

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Gold Boxes Rosalinde Arthur Gilbert Collection Gold Boxes: Masterpieces From the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection by: Heike Zech

This small volume on precious gold boxes specifically 18th-century snuffboxes features some of the most beautiful examples from the famous collection ...

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20th Century Limited Famous Passenger Train 20th Century Limited: America's Most Famous Passenger Train

If you want to see what one of the most famous passenger trains in America was like, here it is! The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the end o...

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Box of Cigar Bands Box of Cigar Bands by: James C. McComb Sinclaid II

This beautifully illustrated book of more than 1,100 Victorian era cigar bands comes cased in a handsome presentation cigar box. The collection spans ...

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1920s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook 1920s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook by: Charlottle Fiell, Emmanuelle Dirix

Featuring 600 totally original, period photographs and illustrations completely redefining the appraisal of 1920s fashion Inspiration for the vintage ...

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Cigarette Holders in Vogue A Token of Elegance: Cigarette Holders in Vogue by: Martin Barnes Lorber, Rebecca McNamara

At once an important social history of tobacco and smoking and a beautiful coffee table book, A Token of Elegance is ideal for art and design historia...

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1930s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook 1930s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook by: Charlottle Fiell, Emmanuelle Dirix

Featuring 600 totally original, period photographs and illustrations completely redefining the appraisal of Thirties fashion Inspiration for the vinta...

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Metalworking: Old-Fashioned Tools, Materials, Processes Metalworking: Old-Fashioned Tools, Materials, and Processes for the Handyman by: Paul N. Hasluck

With over 2,000 black-and-white illustrations and clear, practical instructions given by expert handyman and blacksmith Paul N. Hasluck, "Metalworking...

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Harley Davidson Motorcycles Indian Wars The Harley-Davidson and Indian Wars by: Allan Girdler

The exciting color history of the battle between Harley-Davidson and Indian for control of the American motorcycle market. Includes color photographs ...

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Antique Mining Equipment and Collectibles Antique Mining Equipment and Collectibles, 2nd Ed by: David W. Pearson, Ron Bommarito

Mining's dramatic and dangerous nature is reflected in the hundreds of specialized tools and artifacts shown in over 500 color photographs and discuss...

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1908 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue 1908 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue

A fascinating piece of history and a window to turn-of-the-century America. The Sears, Roebuck & Co. catalog was the Amazon.com of its day, giving Ame...

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World-Class Corkscrews World-Class Corkscrews by: Donald A. Bull, Joseph C. Paradi, Bertrand B. Giulian

More than 4,500 corkscrews spanning three centuries are organized into 59 chapters featuring over 3,000 color photos. This huge volume gives details o...

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Collectible Novelty Phones: If Mr. Bell Could See Me Now Collectible Novelty Phones: If Mr. Bell Could See Me Now by: James David Davis

Calling all telephone enthusiasts! Here is a guide to more than two hundred novelty telephones, as well as miniature and toy telephones. Novelty telep...

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Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers: Antique Barbed Wire Collector ID Guide Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers: Antique Barbed Wire by: Robert T. Clifton

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 bar...

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Overstreet's Comic Book Marketplace Yearbook 2015-2016 Overstreet's Comic Book Marketplace Yearbook 2015-2016

Overstreet's Comic Book Marketplace Yearbook 2015-2016 features a special look Dean Mullaney's Eclipse Comics, their impact on creator ownership, mang...

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Got a Drop of Oil? 2nd Ed. by: David Moncrief

If you already have the 1st edition of "GOT A DROP OF OIL?" - AN INTRODUCTION & PRICE GUIDE TO SMALL OILERS, you have on hand already a lot of benefic...

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Lighting for Historic Buildings by: Roger W. Moss Lighting for Historic Buildings by: Roger W. Moss

How to Light a historic interior appropriately--or create a realistic period look--can be a perplexing problem. Few people want to return to the days ...

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Style Me Vintage: Home Style Me Vintage: Home by: Keeley Harris

The Style Me Vintage treatment is now given to homes--real stylish homes feature owners' stories and style notes Celebrating the perennial interest in...

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Paper Peepshows Paper Peepshows: The Jacqueline and Jonathan Gestetner Collection by: Ralph Hyde

Peepshows were introduced in the mid-eighteenth century by Martin Engelbrecht in Augsburg. They called for a long wooden cabinet designed for purpose ...

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Fashion in the '70s Fashion in the '70s by: Emmanuelle Dirix, Charlotte Fiell

Whereas the 1970s opened with a fashion hangover from the 1960s, with looks such as mini skirts, bell-bottom trousers and the hippie look still enduri...

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Fashion Handbags Guide High Fashion Handbags With Price Guide by: Adrienne Astrologo, Nancy Shiffer

An essential part of the well dressed woman is her handbag. Here over 300 exquisite color photographs of handbags from the world's top fashion designe...

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Europe: Rising Fashion Designers 2 Europe: Rising Fashion Designers 2 by: Patrick Gottelier

In the latest volume of this popular series, discover the current and emerging trends in European fashion. Over 460 images and incisive text illustrat...

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Mid-Century Modern Complete Mid-Century Modern Complete by: Dominic Bradbury

This volume is the single best source for anyone interested in exploring and experiencing Mid-Century Modern, the international design movement that s...

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Classic Farm Tractors: 200 of the Best Worst Classic Farm Tractors: 200 of the Best, Worst, and Most Fascinating Tractors of All Time by: Robert N. Pripps

From iconic stalwarts to more eccentric entries into the agriculture industry, this colorful, fun, and fact-filled book profiles scores of farm tracto...

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Retro Radio: Six Decades of Design 1920s-1970s Retro Radio: Six Decades of Design 1920s-1970s by: Mike Tauber

Before television and MTV, the radio was central in the home, a way for the family to gather to hear the news or listen to music. At one time, the rad...

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