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Early 1940s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs Early 1940s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs by: Tina Skinner

One in a series of books from Schiffer Publishing documenting fashion trends in America, this is an invaluable resource for fashion designers looking to revive and rework retro styles, for costume designers working to recreate an era, and for collectors and historians wanting to document vintage clothing.

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Mid 1940s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs Mid 1940s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs by: Tina Skinner, Lindy McCord

Reflecting the trends of wartime, with an emphasis on the ever-changing roles of women in society, this book illustrates the movement towards more masculine styles and patriotic fashions and colors, while still representing the tailored and restrictive styles that had once dominated the lady's closet.

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Early 1950s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalog Early 1950s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalog by: Desire Smith

Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs: Early 1950s focuses on wearable, collectible vintage clothing and accessories. The Sears catalogs provide the basis for a comprehensive evaluation of the fashions of this period.

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Late 1950s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs Late 1950s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs by: Joy Shih

Meet the book that defined fashion for generations of Americans in the twentieth century-the Sears Catalog. European couture designs were beautiful in fashion magazines but the average person with an average income shopped for clothing in department stores.

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Early 1960s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs Early 1960s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs by: Tina Skinner

Enjoy a parade as an era marches by, marking an end of innocence and the dawn of psychedelic style. One in a series of books from Schiffer Publishing documenting fashion trends in America.

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Mid-1960s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs Mid-1960s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs by: Joy Shih

These styles will ring a bell not only with America's baby-boomers, but also with current fashion trend watchers. Today's interest in retro fashions makes this book as current as it would have been more than fifty years ago, but the quality is much better.

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Late 1960s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs Late 1960s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs by: Desire Smith

Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs: Late 1960s focuses on wearable, collectible vintage clothing and accessories. The Sears catalogs provide the basis for a comprehensive study of the fashions of this period.

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Late 1970s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs Late 1970s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs by: Tina Skinner

The gamut of trends and fashions during the late 1970s are explored in this priceless pictorial review. Pages from the Sears catalogs open for a trip back in time to the disco era, the "me decade," the bundled-up fashions of the oil embargo, and the buckled-down cowboy look of the new macho man.

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Mid-1980s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs Mid-1980s Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs by: Tammy Ward

The ongoing Sears catalog series continues with a look at the mid-1980s. Nearly 400 color images portray the fashions and distinctive styles worn during this time.

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Homes in a Box: Modern Homes from Sears Roebuck Homes in a Box: Modern Homes from Sears Roebuck

Homes in a Box - Modern Homes from Sears Roebuck is a facsimile reproduction of the Sears Modern Homes catalog. It gives a nostalgic look at the more than one hundred home kits sold by Sears Roebuck in the early 1900s.

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Sears, Roebuck Home Builder's Catalog Sears, Roebuck Home Builder's Catalog: The Complete Illustrated 1910 Edition by: Sears Roebuck and Co

Reprint of Our Special Catalog for Home Builders, Sears, Roebuck and Co., 1910. All across America during the great building boom of the early 20th ce...

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Small Houses of the Twenties: The Sears, Roebuck 1926 House Catalog by: Sears Roebuck and Co Small Houses of the Twenties: The Sears, Roebuck 1926 House Catalog by: Sears Roebuck and Co

For almost 20 years, Sears, Roebuck and Company purveyed the materials for complete prefabricated houses, providing thousands of Americans with attrac...

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Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors The Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors, Expanded Edition: More Than 400 Models from 1900 to 1990 by: Robert N Pripps

Featuring machines right up through more recently collectible models of the 1970s and 1980s, The Field Guide to Classic Farm Tractors, Expanded Editio...

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The Harley-Davidson Story The Harley-Davidson Story: Tales from the Archives by: Aaron Frank

The Harley-Davidson Story: Tales from the Archives is a fascinating, visually driven overview of the motor company's rich story, created in cooperatio...

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How to Restore Farmall Tractors by: Tharran E. Gaines How to Restore Farmall Tractors by: Tharran E. Gaines

How to Restore Farmall Tractors, the only Farmall restoration guide, is back in print and packed with hundreds of helpful step-by-step photographs, pr...

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Rugged Style War Rugged Style War - Rome: WWII-Era American Military Jackets from the Eternal City by: Mirko DiGiovanni, Andrea Ventura

With their softened camouflage, sun-faded stencils, and well-worn insignia patches, this collection of more than 100 iconic WWII American military jackets will wow even the most hardcore connoisseurs and collectors.

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A Guide Book of Collectible Postcards A Guide Book of Collectible Postcards by: Q. David Bowers, Mary L. Martin

Postcard collecting has been a popular American pastime since the hobby's Golden Age more than a hundred years ago. For today's collector, postcards o...

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A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes, 5th Ed by: Thomas L. Elliott A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes, 5th Ed by: Thomas L. Elliott

With its initial publication in 1983, A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes profoundly transformed the emphasis and direction of tool collec...

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The Ultimate SPAM Cookbook: 100+ Quick and Delicious Recipes from Traditional to Gourmet The Ultimate SPAM Cookbook: 100+ Quick and Delicious Recipes from Traditional to Gourmet

In 1937, the first SPAM product came off the production line. Since then, it has won the hearts of soldiers, celebrities, chefs, presidents, kids, and...

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American Axe: The Tool That Shaped a Continent by: Brett McLeod American Axe: The Tool That Shaped a Continent by: Brett McLeod

The Hand Tool on the Cutting Edge of History In the hands of lumberjacks, homesteaders, farmers, and foresters, the axe forged a path to a new way of ...

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The Art of Advertising by: Julie Anne Lambert The Art of Advertising by: Julie Anne Lambert

Advertisers in the nineteenth and early twentieth century pushed the boundaries of printing, manipulated language, inspired a new form of art and expl...

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Catalog Excerpts of Early American Blacksmith Forges & Tools by: Don Wilwol Catalog Excerpts of Early American Blacksmith Forges & Tools by: Don Wilwol

A reprint of the publication Catalogs Excerpts of the General Catalog of Buffalo Forge 1892, Illustrated Catalog of the Keystone Portable Forges, Cham...

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License Plates of the United States: A Pictorial History, 1903 to the Present by: James K Fox License Plates of the United States: A Pictorial History, 1903 to the Present by: James K Fox

This invaluable reference guide illustrates every standard automobile license plate issued in the United States, from 1903 to 1993. Author James K. Fo...

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Button Power: 125 Years of Saying It with Buttons by: Christen Carter, Ted Hake Button Power: 125 Years of Saying It with Buttons by: Christen Carter, Ted Hake

From the campaign trail to the rock tour, Button Power collects a people's history of American culture told through the pin-back button. Lively commen...

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The Field Guide to John Deere Tractors 1892-1991 by: Don MacMillan The Field Guide to John Deere Tractors 1892-1991 by: Don MacMillan

When you're "out in the field" scouting for John Deere tractors, don't forget to take along The Field Guide to John Deere Tractors: 1892-1991--the fir...

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How to Restore Your Farm Tractor by: Tharran E. Gaines How to Restore Your Farm Tractor by: Tharran E. Gaines

The only all-marque antique tractor restoration guide is back in print, packed with the kind of detail you need to complete a first-class restoration....

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The Complete Book of Classic Ford and Mercury Muscle Cars 1961-1973 by: Donald Farr The Complete Book of Classic Ford and Mercury Muscle Cars 1961-1973 by: Donald Farr

More than Mustang and Cougar. Though the Mustang remains Ford's most famous muscle car, the company had been building muscle cars since it introduced ...

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The Complete Book of Classic John Deere Tractors: The First 100 Years by: Don MacMillan The Complete Book of Classic John Deere Tractors: The First 100 Years by: Don MacMillan

The Complete Book of Classic John Deere Tractors explores the range of iconic "green tractors" with which Illinois-based John Deere has become one of ...

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Discovering Virginia's Colonial Artifacts by: Bill Dancy Discovering Virginia's Colonial Artifacts by: Bill Dancy

At last! A comprehensive book that doubles as both a how-to manual as well as a colonial artifact encyclopedia that will benefit not only the serious ...

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Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2021 by: Terry Kovel, Kim Kovel Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2021 by: Terry Kovel, Kim Kovel

The 2021 Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide is the most complete and best-illustrated price guide available -- with 11,500 listings and mor...

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