More eBooks added
By: Gail Ashburn, Editor2/9/2010 -We have added 6 more books to our eBooks list. Right now we are just offering eBooks on our out of print books. All of these are priced as $10.00 each. They are:
Center-Draft Kerosene Lamps by Bill Courter. Item #8214
Center-draft Kerosene Lamps, 1884 - 1940, identifies over 165 brands of lamps and their manufacturers. The leaders, such as Bradley & Hubbard, Edward Miller, and Plume & Atwood, major manufacturers during the 1890s, are familiar names to collectors. However, Chicago Lamp, Craighead & Kintz, Hipwell Mfg., Meriden Bronze, Meyrose, Shaffer Lamp, and St. Louis Electric Co. also were important manufacturers of center-draft lamps found by collectors today. The book gives brief histories of 50 American companies, lists selected patents, and pictures representative lamps. Some 150 companies are linked in the book, beginning the explorationof the kerosene era of open-flame, center-draft lamps. 2008 values.
Collectors Encyclopedia of Stangl Artware Lamps & Birds by Robert Runge. Item #8215
This book focuses on Stangl Artware produced from 1924 to 1978. Pottery and porcelain birds and animals,Terra Rose, hand-painted and brushed gold lamps, stoneware, smokers' items and sportsmen's giftware, dealer signs, paper products, advertising, and premiums are all covered. 432 pages.
Indian Artifacts of the Midwest Book V by Lar Hotehm. Item #8212
Lar Hothem's first four books on this subject have been great sellers, and BookV, the first of the series in full color, will sell even better with nearly as many photographs as the first two books combined, and no repeats from any of theother books! There are over 2,150 full-color photographs featuring thousands ofspecimens from our ancient past. Hothem, widely known for his research and publications in the field of Indian artifacts, gives the collector all the necessaryfacts about each item featured, such as important details, size, date, locationfound, and current collector value. Once again this book covers the artifacts found in the heartland of North America, with its primary emphasis on the more common, readily available types, not the museum pieces virtually never seen or found. A new feature of this volume is a section on artifact record keeping. A present-day treasury documenting America's past! 2008 values.
TV Lamps to Light the World by John Shuman. Item # 8216
TV Lamps to Light the World Identification & Value Guide hich perched on top of televisions across America from the 1940s into the 1970s. Because early television sets had small screens and dark pictures, it was feared that extensive viewing in a dark room would cause eye damage - yet too much direct light diminishedthe picture quality. Thus the birth of TV lamps. Featuring decorative forms of animals or other objects with bulbs in back or inside, these devices have becomehot collectibles. More than 525 color photos accompanied by descriptions, color, forms, measurements, and current collector values are presented in this book. It is a great historical reference for museums, historical societies, collectors, auctioneers, dealers, and others curious to learn about TV lamps and their evolution. Histories of 103 manufacturers located in the U.S., Japan, Italy, and Holland are included, as well as forewords and photos from two of the most advanced TV lamp collectors in the country. This book is certain to enlighten you on all aspects concerning the world of TV lamps.
Ultimate Collector's Encyclopedia of Cookie Jars by Fred & Joyce Roerig. Item 8213
Collectors everywhere know that cookie jars, both old and new, are among the hottest items sought after today and are bringing top dollar at antique shops, flea markets, and on eBay. With this in mind and due to the tremendous success of their three-volume series, Collector's Encyclopedia of Cookie Jars, Fred and Joyce Roerig were prompted to produce The Ultimate Collector's Encyclopedia of Cookie Jars. This book is an overview of their first three volumes, now out of print,with exciting new finds and additions. As age does not determine collectibility, some current jars have been added. This information enhances that of the triedand true jars of old. More than 1,200 photographs are included in this deluxe volume. Companies featured include Brayton Laguna, Brush-McCoy, Disney, Metlox, Shawnee, Treasure Craft, McCoy, Twin Winton, and many more. Informative text, current values, color photographs, and a handy index make this a great buy for cookie jar collectors everywhere.
Westmoreland Glass, the Popular Years 1940-1985 by Lorraine Kovar. Item #8217
With all-new, never-before-seen photographs and catalog pages, Kovar covers many patterns in this volume, including Paneled Grape, Old Quilt, Princes Feather, Sawtooth, American Hobnail, and English Hobnail. All colors, decorations that were hand painted, and decals are represented in the most complete manner possible. The book incorporates new information from the J. Stanley Brothers files that list many of the Westmoreland glass patterns. Information is presented on markings, reproductions, and reissues. 2006 values.
Please let me know if there is a certain book that is out of print that you would like us to offer an eBook on if possible.
eBook Center-Draft Kerosene Lamps, 1884-1940