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Standard Paper Money Catalogue: Including Colonial and Continental Notes, Old Bank Bills, Issues by Merchants, Corporations, Etc., Confederate Bills, and U.S. Fractional Currency

By: Anonymous

Price: $19.99

Publisher: USA, Nabu Press: 2010

Seller ID: 9781144065025


This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciat... View more info

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Standard Paper Money Catalogue: Including Colonial and Continental Notes, Old Bank Bills, Issues by Merchants, Corporations, Etc., Confederate Bills, and U.S. Fractional Currency

By: Anonymous

Price: $19.99

Publisher: USA, Nabu Press: 2014

Seller ID: 9781293804742


This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciat... View more info

Engraving on Precious Metals

By: Brittain, A.; Morton, P.

Price: $27.84

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1993-11-08

Seller ID: 9780719800221


"Engraving on Precious Metals" is for professionals and others who wish to learn hand engraving as a hobby or trade, and reveals many previously undisclosed practices of the commercial engraver which help to make his skill quite astonishing. All aspects of the craft are covered exhaustively, including the relatively modern innovation of the high-class machine engraver. Illustrated throughout with over 250 drawings, the book gives practical hints for use in the workshop, ... View more info

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The Urban Treasure Hunter: A Practical Handbook for Beginners

By: Chaplan, Michael

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Square One: 2004-04-01

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780757000904


Every city possesses countless hidden treasures waiting to be discovered ancient artifacts, valuable jewelry, and vintage coins, as well as hundreds of other highly sought-after collectibles. Michael Chaplan, treasure hunter extraordinaire, has written a complete and practical guide to locating, unearthing, and identifying all of those treasures. The book begins with the basics, and then presents a working knowledge of digs. An up-to-date resource section provides useful... View more info

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Practical Watch Adjusting

By: de Carle, Donald

Price: $35.01

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1999-08-01

Seller ID: 9780719800504


Almost a companion to Donald de Carle's earlier work, "Practical Watch Repairing, " this book's contents include general condition of the movement; cleaning and oiling; balance pivots; fitting a flat balance spring; fitting a breguet balance spring; positional timing; further considerations when fitting a spring and observing the point of attachment; general notes on springing and timing; other methods of positional adjustment; and timing machines. View more info

Practical Watch Repairing

By: Donald De Carle; E. A. Ayres [Illustrator]

Price: $32.37

Publisher: N.A.G. Press: 1996-06-28

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780719800306


This book describes the theories and processes of repairing and adjusting the modern watch in precise and meticulous detail. De Carle takes his reader through every stage and operation of watch repairing, and with 553 illustrations, it can justifiably claim to be the best illustrated book on practical horology yet issued, and one of the best of its kind on any subject. View more info

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The Winterthur Guide to Caring for Your Collection (Winterthur Decorative Arts Series)

By: Landrey, Gregory J.

Price: $17.87

Publisher: Winterthur: 2000-11-01

Seller ID: 9780912724522


Should you polish the silver? Where is the best place to store that family Bible? And what about the worn area in Aunt Alice's sampler? Should you try to repair the damage? The Winterthur Guide to Caring for Your Collection provides readers with answers to questions like these, along with practical advice on how to care for the objects they value. With chapters devoted to media ranging from paper and photographs to metalwork and textiles, the book presents a lucid approa... View more info

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Russian Wristwatches: Pocket Watches, Stop Watches, Deck Watches & Marine Chronometers (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)

By: Levenberg, Juri

Price: $17.87

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing: 1997-03-01

Seller ID: 9780887408731


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History of the Poster

By: Muller-Brockmann, Josef; Muller-Brockmann, Shizuko

Price: $41.33

Publisher: Phaidon Press: 2004-07-01

Seller ID: 9780714844039


A collection of posters from the late 19th century to 1970, chosen by renowned Swiss graphic designer Josef Muller-Brockmann. View more info

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The Carriage Clock: A Repair and Restoration Manual

By: Penman, Laurie

Price: $41.33

Publisher: Robert Hale: 2004-06-01

Seller ID: 9780719803109


This truly comprehensive and practical new work is the first book to be devoted solely to the repair and restoration of the carriage clock, and as such will be greatly welcomed by professional and amateur alike. It describes the variety of movements found in the clocks that were produced by the thousand in France. The details of the simple timepiece, strikers, alarms, quarter repeaters, and grande sonnerie are shown and discussed here. Over 220 detailed and accurate draw... View more info

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Beginner's Guide to Crewel Embroidery (Beginner's Guide to Needlecrafts)

By: Rainbow, Jane

Price: $12.99

Publisher: USA, Search Pr Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 9780855328696


Starting with just four of these stitches, Jane clearly demonstrates, with detailed step-by-step photographs, how to work up a complete project. Instructions follow on showing how to stretch and mount your first embroidery. Using further projects she helps you build up skills, introducing new stitches in each section. Line drawings accompany each design and are used as a guide for the stitches. The designs and colours used are traditional - reminiscent of the embroidery ... View more info

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Lincoln Memorial Cents Number Two: Collection Starting 1999

By: Whitman Coin Book and Supplies

Price: $3.57

Publisher: Whitman Coin Products: 2002-08-03

Seller ID: 9781582381961


A new foil-stamped addition to the classic line of Whitman Coin Folders. The Lincoln cent was the first regualr U.S. coin to portray a specific individual and was introduced in 1909 to memorialize the centennial of Lincoln's birth. In 1959 the original reverse design was replaced with the Lincoln Memorial in recognition of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's birth. All Whitman Coin Folders feature: * Trademark royal blue, grained leatherette cover* Ability... View more info

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Statehood Quarters #2 (Official Whitman Coin Folder)Collection 2002 to 2005

By: Whitman Coin Products [Editor]

Price: $3.57

Publisher: Whitman Coin Products: 2002-03-01

Seller ID: 9781582381114


With over 100 million Americans collecting the Statehood Quarters, our Statehood Quarters Folders have never been more popular. Statehood Volume 1:2000-2001 has sold more than 1.6 million copies to date Volume 2 is the next in this classic Statehood folder series and features slots for one quarter from each the Philadelphia and the Denver mints, for the 20 states with commemorative Statehood quarters to be released from 2002-2005. View more info

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State Series Quarters Vol.3, 2006-2009

By: Whitman Coin Products [Editor]

Price: $3.57

Publisher: Whitman Coin Products: 2001-09-09

Seller ID: 9781582381121


With over 100 million Americans collecting the Statehood Quarters, our Statehood Quarters Folders have never been more popular. Statehood Volume 1:2000-2001 has sold more than 1.6 million copies to date Volume 3 features slots for one quarter from each the Philadelphia and the Denver mints, for the 15 states with commemorative Statehood quarters to be released from 2006-2008. View more info