Antiques & Collectibles-Schiffer

The Sword

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$50.00

The history, manufacture, and ancient and modern uses of swords in Europe from the 5th century to today can be found here in one convenient source. Learn sword nomenclature and classification, discover sword physics secrets, and compare the history of...

The Handbook of Vintage Cigarette Lighters

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$24.99

Extraordinary cigarette lighters can be found in the strangest of places--in a garage sale, at a swap meet, perhaps even in your own basement. This convenient, revised and updated handheld guide introduces a history of lighters through a comprehensive, alphabetical...

Stromatolites

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$29.99

A colorful look at 3.5 billion years of stromatolites, peculiar structures produced by primitive life forms that lived over vast spans of geologic time. At once diverse, attractive, and sometimes puzzling, fossilized stromatolites are found worldwide in sedimentary rocks—often presenting...

More Hagen-Renaker Pottery

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$29.99

This volume in the Hagen-Renaker series of books continues where the first two left off, featuring models or colors not covered in the other books and catching up with more recently released figurines and a multitude of interesting pottery items...

Combat Knives and Knife Combat

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$45.00

This comprehensive compendium covers all aspects of self-defense knives, including their history, development, and technology, as well as practice, training, and combat techniques. Learn about the historical development of modern self-defense knives and their various technical systems, designs, and materials....

Collectors' Guide to the Amphibole Group

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$19.99

The amphibole group is extremely important, widespread, and beautiful, with a structure that can accommodate a bewildering variety of compositions and potentially hundreds of unique specimens. This timely volume will allow mineral collectors to understand how the amphiboles are organized...

Currier and Ives Dinnerware

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$19.99

Since its introduction to the American market in 1949, the distinctive blue and white dinnerware depicting Currier & Ives scenes has remained one of the Royal China Company’s most popular lines. An essential resource for all levels of collectors, this...

The Complete Book of U.S. Military Pocket Knives

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$39.99

This book is a color celebration of the pocket knives of the United States military, and features both U.S. and foreign-made models. It is a historical chronology beginning with the first folders of the early 1800s and ending with the high-tech...

Doll Junk

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$29.99

“Eeeewww. Fake Barbie® clothes.” Those four words verbalize the faint disgust yesterday's savvy kids felt when, in the midst of doll play, an inferior, generic, or “clone” dress or top suddenly surfaced from their sizable supplies of perfect Mattel doll...

Small Ambassadeurs

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$45.00

The Ambassadeur 2500C, a small casting reel capable of handling fine lines and light baits, was first produced in 1975. This book provides a comprehensive history and taxonomy of this legendary family of fishing reels, which is cherished and admired...

Southwestern Indian Bracelets

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$39.99

This design history of Southwestern Indian bracelets examines their start in 1868 up through 1970, and the post-1980 legacy that honors those first 100 years. More than 360 color photos illustrate the history. The book begins by examining sources for...

Retro Radio

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$29.99

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. Over 175 images provide an impressive visual journey through the radio’s aesthetic history, reflecting...

Four Centuries of Musical Instruments

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$69.99

Captured in this volume in over 700 striking color photos are many historically significant musical instruments created by some of the most important and iconic makers of the last 400 years. Six hundred instruments are presented, including keyboards, flutes and...

The First World War on Cigarette and Trade Cards

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$45.00

Although there have been, and continue to be, many books written on a wide variety of aspects of the First World War, this work not only approaches the history of the war from a unique perspective, but also comprehensively covers...

Magnificent 19th Century Furniture

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$125.00

The Historicism movement in art (1830-1920) was perhaps the most democratic of all. European furniture makers sought to recapture the magic and affluence displayed in early, highly stylized and aristocratic pieces of the Gothic, Rococo, Renaissance, Baroque, and Classicism periods--but...

When the Spirit Speaks

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$34.99

This book introduces the reader to 32 self-taught artists in the Southeastern United States. Some have already come to the attention of collectors and scholars. Many others have been unrecognized outside of their immediate neighborhoods. What they all have in...

The English Revolver

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$45.00

Famous throughout the nineteenth century for the quality of its products, the English revolver industry began a steady decline after WWI from which it never recovered. Apart from the famous Webley service revolvers, many products of this important industry are...

Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Volume 4

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$69.99

"In Volume 4 of this all-encompassing, multi-volume set, which catalogs the vast range of enamel-painted figures produced mostly in the Staffordshire Potteries between 1780 and 1840, figures portraying family, children at play, the Temperance Movement, classical subjects, busts, and much...

The Collector's Guide to Herkimer Diamonds

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$19.99

This is the first published guide to Herkimer diamonds, striking quartz crystals, that includes all important aspects of interest to anyone curious about this unique form of the mineral quartz. Over 210 vivid color images of important specimens, associated minerals,...

Navajo Silversmith Fred Peshlakai

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$50.00

Explore the life and art of legendary Navajo silversmith Fred Peshlakai, and see how his masterful art began and evolved. Beginning with the history of the Navajo people, it follows world events impacting the American Southwest and the Navajo culture...

Mid-Century Modern Glass in America

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$39.99

Illustrated with over 690 brilliant color and black and white photos, the engaging text takes readers through the Mid-century Modern glass made in America. The book is divided into two sections, the first on glass manufacturers and the second on...

The Early Zenith Radios

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$45.00

Covering the tabletop battery radios built by Zenith, the Chicago-based manufacturer, each radio is described in detail. Included are comprehensive functional descriptions on each set's operation, which uses color-coded diagrams to aid in describing the circuits. Over 400 color photos...

Jadite

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$29.99

When Joe Keller and David Ross introduced the first book ever written dedicated to jadite, it was met with critical and popular enthusiasm. It was a tour de force! Now this fourth edition, there are over a thousand pieces illustrated...

Advertising Openers

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$79.99

This valuable and expansive guide to advertising openers of all sorts features over 1,500 images picturing more than 2,800 openers and corkscrews. It is the ultimate guide to bottle openers. Whether you are interested in flat figural, key shape, wire...

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