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All the Best Rubbish: The Classic Ode to Collecting
Ivor Noël Hume.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061809897.  Daedalus Item Code: 51283
A former archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg who has collected objects of dubious value on the shores of the Thames in London, in the lagoons of the Caribbean, and from the bottom of Martha ... (Read More)
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Art Deco Bookbindings: The Work of Pierre Legrain and Rose Adler
Yves Peyré & H. George Fletcher.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568984629.  Daedalus Item Code: 63864
In their art deco designs of the 1920s, Pierre Legrain and Rose Adler reimagined the rather staid practice of bookbinding as a medium of playful experimentation and dazzling craftsmanship. Some of ... (Read More)
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Classic Book Jackets: The Design Legacy of George Salter
Thomas S. Hansen. Milton Glaser, foreword.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781568984919.  Daedalus Item Code: 63863
You can't judge a book by its cover, so the proverb goes, but German-born book designer George Salter never subscribed to this truism. For more than 40 years his beautifully drawn and lettered covers ... (Read More)
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Collecting Modern: Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Since 1876
Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300122190.  Daedalus Item Code: 32717
Since its inception in 1876 the Philadelphia Museum of Art has consistently acquired important examples of contemporary design and decorative arts. Curator Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger reveals how ... (Read More)
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English Silver in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Volume II: Silver from 1697 Including Irish and Scottish Silver
Ellenor M. Alcorn. Thomas Sinsteden, contributor.
Publisher: MFA, Boston.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780878464807.  Daedalus Item Code: 40589
The collection of English silver at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, was established in the 1930s and has long been considered one of the finest collections of such objects in the world. This ... (Read More)
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Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money
Bruno Buratti, Gerardo Severino, & Fiorenzo Catalli.
Publisher: Libreria Dello Stato.   Format: Slipcased, pap.
ISBN: 9788824010429.  Daedalus Item Code: 33642
A practical spotter's guide to counterfeits in Italian coins, banknotes, and electronic money, this large slipcased volume is rather more valuable to most of us as a visual chronicle of some of the ... (Read More)
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A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
Chris West.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250035509.  Daedalus Item Code: 61242
"Stamps tell stories," posits Chris West in this fascinating episodic history. "They speak to us across generations—if only we'd stop squeezing them into albums and worrying about their catalogue ... (Read More)
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Locke Art Glass: A Guide for Collectors: With Photographic Illustrations of 190 Examples
Joseph H. Locke & Jane T. Locke.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486254005.  Daedalus Item Code: 04343
The Locke Art Glass Company was widely praised during the early 20th century for its broad line of beautifully etched glassware, and Joseph Locke's work is still highly regarded and sought after by ... (Read More)
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The Penny Post: 1680–1918
Frank Staff.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780718828783.  Daedalus Item Code: 52458
An authoritative account of the growth of Britain's Penny Post, originally published in 1964, this book is illustrated throughout with black and white images of cards, stamps, documents, and ... (Read More)
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Steeped in History: The Art of Tea
Beatrice Hohenegger, ed.
Publisher: Fowler Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780977834419.  Daedalus Item Code: 60025
After water, tea is the most frequently consumed beverage in the world, and has played a central role in everything from the ritual pursuit of enlightenment in Japan to political protests in Colonial ... (Read More)
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Swedish Antiques: Traditional Furniture and Objets d'Art in Modern Settings
Karin Laserow & Britt Berg. Niklas Lunström, photos.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620874851.  Daedalus Item Code: 50149
Integrating antique furniture and art into a modern home may seem like the making of a décor disaster, but Swedish interior designer and antiques dealer Karin Laserow shows how easily it can be done ... (Read More)
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Vintage Jewellery Sourcebook
Caroline Cox.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780974286.  Daedalus Item Code: 53162
Decade by decade, this beautifully illustrated guide traces 100 years of jewelry design, describing trends and iconic creations from Lalique's art nouveau enameling at the turn of the 20th century ... (Read More)
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