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This book tells in detail how to have a successful tailgate party. What to take, how to take it, who to feed it to and much more. If you have tailgate parties, this would be a great book for you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
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The Colton map series are regarded as some of the most accurate of American maps of the world. They were colored in borders of countries and the historical changes of boundaries make these interesting to viewers today.
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This antique map of Suisse shows an interesting image of Chapelle de Guillaume Tell in the upper right and is well detailed on mountains and has Wurtemberg to the upper right and other historic names on the borders. The map was engraved by Sengteller and is noted as being Dressee par A. T. Chartier Geographe Revue par A. Vuillemix and Ch. Lacoste Imp Migeon Rue du Moulin Vert 11 a Paris
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Many travelers took trips on junks or junques depending on your spelling in the Orient. These sail boats usually navigated inland waterways and were considered essential measues of transportation in the early to mid 20th century. This image shows figures with light reflecting in the water and the scene is very blue and green toned with the moon light almost in the center. The character markings on the left side have not been translated, the frame is original and would be period 50s and there is no doubt this is a 50+ year old piece.
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There has never been an era that decorated with the excessiveness of the Victorians. This card has really pretty sweet peas, violets, red flowers and daisies all in woven baskets. The entire basket and flowers have a raised or embossed effect like one would expect to find on a late 19th century postal card. The lithography is rich, the colors vibrant, and a collector would love this. In fact, a birthday greeting would be wonderful as well. The captions read "Rose of My Heart's Love Whisper I pray Fond Words of Greeting 'A Happy Birthday'" and on the back side, "My Wish is Poor, Compared With All I Feel It Has One Attribute Dear Friend--'Tis Real".
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In 1806, a family in Cocke County Tennessee had a mansion built with very detailed interiors. The mantle has double fluted columns on the sides, combs teeth molding along the front shaped cornice and is pegged pine and poplar. The original paint remains under perhaps one later layer of latex and could easily be restored. There is some old damage to one side that can easily be replaced, but there is certainly not enough problem to cause a structural concern. The detailing of this piece is extremely well done and this mantle is approximately 200 years of age. For a period house restoration, this would be ideal.
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Balzac was one of the best known authors of his time, well liked, and his novels very anticipated. This one published in paris in 1875 is in French and very intact for reading today. Ex Library with all withdrawl stamps visible, not stolen.
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The entire country of Wales is well displayed here with even large Victorian houses locations noted. Rivers mountains and even walking paths are noted.
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First Edition printed during WWII this book has good information on real antiques before cabbage patch and beanie babies came along the materials here are well presented in a format most collectors would have no problem in understanding. This is a standard reference for antiquers.
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Corner shaped, I have no idea what this hematite piece would be. It would fit on a corner of anything, possibly a jewel box or may be some sort of hair jewelry. At any rate, it is covered in a grid pattern of hematite over white metal, has no signs of a pin frame missing, and appears to be intact. Interesting.