Category: Antiques Collectables

Download Indigo Quilts: 30 Quilts from the Poos Collection - History by Kay Triplett,Lori Lee Triplett PDF

By Kay Triplett,Lori Lee Triplett

The great thing about Indigo quilts is indisputable. Step contained in the Poos number of quilts, one of many greatest privately held collections on this planet. discover the origins of the fiber and upholstery provided through individuals of the yankee cover research crew. that includes attractive quilts circa 1750 to 1890, this selection of blue-and-white beauties will motivate you to make stunning duvet initiatives utilizing ultra-modern Indigo or copy fabrics.

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Download Still Searching for Pipe Dreams by Rick Newcombe PDF

By Rick Newcombe

"Still looking for Pipe desires" is the second one in a sequence following Rick Newcombe's first e-book, the best-selling "In seek of Pipe Dreams."

Why may somebody nonetheless smoke a pipe within the twenty first century whilst all types of smoking are being banned around the globe? Why are such a lot of youth interested in pipe gathering and inventive pipe making with such depth and keenness, and why are pipe indicates all at once bought out, with ready lists for tables? those younger pipe fans are from the US, Germany, Russia, Japan, China, Italy, Denmark and all around the world.

Unlike mass-marketed cigarettes, pipe smoking has a wealthy culture that is going again many centuries, and the writer predicts it's the basically kind of smoking that may final many centuries into the longer term. He contends that average pipe smoking, with out breathing in, promotes rest and transparent pondering, and it serves as an awesome antidote to emphasize that's a lot more secure than the tranquilizers which are so freely allotted today.

Unlike cigar and cigarette people who smoke, pipe creditors truly keep their pipes. They fresh and varnish them and positioned them in racks or reveal cupboards. in the event that they are damaged, they've got them repaired. so much pipe people who smoke keep in mind after they got every one pipe of their assortment, and each time they take a pipe out, it's a reminder of the earlier, to be loved within the current, for a few years into the future.

This publication is also inspiring due to Rick Newcombe's enthusiasm and optimism, which shine via in each bankruptcy and make it a fast moving and stress-free read.

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Download Susan's Kind Heart (The Susan books) by Jane Shaw PDF

By Jane Shaw

Susan’s type center brings Susan and her cousins Midge and Charlotte Carmichael to France, within the confident desire that it will enhance their French. Being Susan, she is not any arrived than she starts off interfering in everyone’s lives, together with their hostess’s.

The village of Kerdic at the north coast of Brittany should be recognized already to Jane Shaw fanatics, because it good points below numerous names in her first e-book, Breton vacation, in addition to Twopence colored and The Moochers in a foreign country. right here, in its ultimate visual appeal in her paintings, it is still as captivating as ever. Jane Shaw herself, in addition to a cousin, spent a summer season within the actual chateau in Binic sooner than the second one international struggle, and the vacation actions of Susan and her cousins reflect her stories 3 a long time earlier than. except the breath-taking plot, the publication completely conveys the entire pleasures of an unending sunny summer season, with bathes, walks and simply sitting round speaking and making a song.

As good as those extra ordinary vacation actions, Susan is totally desirous about bestowing satisfied endings on every body – other than, in fact, for the clever smuggler, who will get his come-uppance within the ultimate intriguing pages.

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Download Ava Gardner: A Life in Movies by Kendra Bean,Anthony Uzarowski PDF

By Kendra Bean,Anthony Uzarowski

Renowned for her reveal performances, down-to-earth character, and love affair with Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner left an indelible mark on Hollywood heritage. Her adventurous lifestyles tale is informed via authoritative textual content and countless numbers of pictures in Ava: A lifestyles in Movies.
Ava is an illustrated tribute to a mythical existence. Authors Kendra Bean and Anthony Uzarowski take a more in-depth examine the Academy Award-nominated actress's lifestyles and well-known display roles. in addition they shed new mild at the construction and upkeep of her glamorous photograph, her marriages, and friendships with well-known figures reminiscent of Ernest Hemingway, John Huston, and Tennessee Williams.
From the backwoods of Grabtown, North Carolina to the bullfighting earrings of Spain, from the MGM backlot to the Rome of La Dolce Vita, this lavishly illustrated biography takes readers at the interesting trip of a lifestyles lived to the fullest and during 4 a long time of movie heritage with an iconic star.

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Download Warman's Matchbox Field Guide: Values & Identification by Tom Larson PDF

By Tom Larson

  • Matchbox autos are just moment to scorching Wheels in popularity
  • Features designated index that will help you find fellow Matchbox collectors
  • Small package deal permits you entry to details when you are at the got

For a collector with a keenness for pocket-sized racers, entry to up-to-date pricing and photographs of your favourite "compact cars," besides the instruments to utilize each gathering chance is a gathering crucial. Compact and arranged, with listings for a number of vehicles, this ebook permits you entry to info if you are at a exhibit, or within the pastime store. With expense listings for every vehicle, collector recommendation, and call info for hundreds of thousands of teams and institutions, this small-size advisor really represents the concept that good things are available small packages.

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Download Percussion Revolvers: A Guide to Their History, Performance, by Mike Cumpston,Johnny Bates PDF

By Mike Cumpston,Johnny Bates

A interesting examine the heritage and improvement of the revolver.

Highly specific and informative, Percussion Revolvers explores the arrival, improvement, and use of precartridge revolvers through the center years of the 19th century. The percussion revolver emerged within the 1830s and remained state of the art till steel cartridge revolvers got here into universal use within the mid-1870s. by utilizing glossy replicas, taking pictures lovers Mike Cumpston and Johnny Bates examine the capacities and boundaries of the unique revolvers, offering perception into their accuracy, software, and ballistic performance.

Chapters include:

Replicas: the nice, the undesirable, and the Awful
Early Revolvers, 1836–47: The Paterson and the Walker Colts
The Dragoons
Colt Revolvers of Midcentury: The Pocket and army Models
Holsters, Belts, and Sashes
The Later Years: The final of the Colt Percussion Designs
A Hail of Lead: The accomplice LeMat

Bates and Cumpston speak about the improvement of the precartridge hands, putting them of their right historical context. additionally they look at smooth replicas, together with distinct info on choice, upkeep, and taking pictures, whereas delving into either the confident and damaging realities that may be encountered while utilizing those firearms.

A helpful reference for college students, fiction writers, and lively shooters, Percussion Revolvers is an in-depth and accomplished exploration of caplock handguns and their smooth replicas.

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Download Hot Wheels Forty Years (Hot Wheels (Krause Publications)) by Angelo Van Bogart PDF

By Angelo Van Bogart

if you are a collector of the ultra-cool, sensationally smooth and great quick sizzling Wheels, you're in for a deal with with Hot Wheels: 40 Years. This enormous, appealing espresso desk booklet tells the tale of those miniature marvels via greater than six hundred attractive colour images, and old info together with corporation background, interviews with Mattel designers, significant advancements and developments. all of the angle and innovation of those progressive pocket-sized racers, Redlines, Blackwalls, quantity Pack automobiles, Protypes and extra, is captures within the pages of this must-have reference.

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Download Typewriters: Iconic Machines from the Golden Age of by Anthony Casillo,Tom Hanks,Bruce Curtis PDF

By Anthony Casillo,Tom Hanks,Bruce Curtis

From the construction of the QWERTY keyboard to the world's first transportable typing desktop, this good-looking assortment is a visible homage to the golden age of the typewriter. From the world's first commercially profitable typewriter—the Sholes & Glidden sort author of 1874—to the long-lasting electrical types of the Nineteen Sixties, 80 classic units are profiled in dependent photos and engaging textual content that highlights the layout adjustments, complex information, and bizarre quirks that make each one typewriter detailed. From useful advances like noiseless machines to sumptuous information reminiscent of mahogany covers and inlaid mother-of-pearl, a century of layout innovation and experimentation is charted in those pages. full of visuals and wealthy with background, Typewriters is the basic tale of a writing invention that modified the world.

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Download 50 Guns That Changed the World: Iconic Firearms That Altered by Robert A. Sadowski PDF

By Robert A. Sadowski

Discover how fifty nice firearms motivated and contributed to shaping our world.

World heritage has continually been interwoven with advancements in firearms know-how and so is peppered with mythical weapons. because the invention of gunpowder, international locations have raced to create extra worthwhile and robust firearms with which to guard, triumph over, and hunt. 50 weapons that modified the World explores the main major firearms from the previous 2 hundred years, from lethal guns of battle to old fashioned plinking weapons. integrated are:

Winchester version 1873
Colt 1911
Mauser version 98
M1 Garand
Ruger 10/22
AK-47
AR-15
Benelli M2
Glock G17
Barrett 82A1

Discover the historical past, layout information, operation, variations, and clients of every firearm, illustrated with archival images from the brands and of the weapons in motion. Firearms fans, background buffs, hunters, and shooters will all locate whatever to surprise at during this attractive full-color book.

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