By David A. D'Apice
By Irwin Richman
By Kevin M. Moist,David Banash
In Contemporary accumulating: items, Practices, and the destiny of Things, Kevin M. wet and David Banash have assembled numerous essays that learn gathering practices on either a private point. those essays situate creditors and collections in a latest context and in addition convey how our altering global reveals new that means within the legacy of older collections. prepared through such issues as “Collecting in a digital World,” “Changing Relationships with Things,” “Collecting and Identity—Personal and Political,” and “Collecting Practices and Cultural Hierarchies,” those essays aid remove darkness from the function of gadgets in our lives.
Covering a breadth of interdisciplinary views and subjects—from PEZ sweet dispensers and buying and selling playing cards to activities memorabilia and music—Contemporary amassing will be of curiosity to students of cultural reviews, anthropology, pop culture experiences, sociology, paintings heritage, and more.
By Steven Hanley,Ray Hanley
By William Brandimore,George S. Cuhaz
The in simple terms all-encompassing U.S. paper cash consultant with up to date industry costs and full-color photographs, this publication covers all angles. From pre-Civil conflict certificate to notes issued in the final couple years, this go-to-guide has the entire pricing, picking info and specified pictures creditors need.
By Jim Thompson
By Connie Yen
By David Chicoine
For the collector, for the hobbyist, for the beginner gunsmith, Antique Firearms Assembly/Disassembly is a useful reference instrument. Written in simple English and profusely illustrated, Antique Firearms Assembly/Disassembly offers distinctive techniques for taking down and reassembling a major number of unique and duplicate handguns, rifles, and shotguns. even if you are easily cleansing a Colt 1836 Paterson copy revolver or exchanging the full bolt meeting on a Marlin 1895 lever motion, Antique Firearms Assembly/Disassembly might help you keep away from universal blunders, dear pitfalls, and pointless complications. it is a must-have addition to any gun owner's library!
Covers sixty five versions of old and classic handguns, rifles, and shotguns: Colt, S&W, Merwin-Hulbert, Remington, Winchester, Ruger, and lots of more
Contains exploded perspectives and one thousand+ distinctive, step by step pictures to steer you thru the full process
Includes a whole listing of gunsmithing assets that can assist you locate instruments and parts
By Chris Cail
By Edwin C. Symmes Jr.,HIH Prince Norihito of Takamado
Netsuke are very good miniature carvings, frequently below inches excessive, which were created via eastern artists for over 300 years. in the course of that point, they've got portrayed virtually each point of existence and tradition in Japan.
These tiny carvings have been routinely used to avoid the wire connected to a gentleman's drugs field or tobacco pouch from slipping throughout the belt of his kimono. at the present time they're hugely collectible works of art.
Netsuke: eastern existence and Legend in Miniature provides over seventy full-page colour photos of netsuke in captivating settings. The accompanying textual content offers technical information about the netsuke in addition to attention-grabbing commentaries touching on the items to jap lifestyles and legend. info at the carvers has additionally been supplied each time possible.