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Lot 109: Antique Gold & Enamelware HC Antique Reference Book
Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc
December 1, 2016
Edgewater, FL, USA
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Description: Bidders will note that lot(s) with very low Staring Bids, i. e. $1-$5, should in no way see the Starting Bid of $1-$5 as the Book Barnâs judgment on the value of the item(s) contained in the lot(s). We have been in the Used/OP book business for 30+ years & have a LOT of inventory, with more piling up weekly. (Sometimes it seems to us that books breed at night, so there are always more of them over time!) There is NO reserve on these lots. These low Starting Bid lot(s) are meant to lower our inventory by providing bidders the opportunity to buy material at a low pricesâwe call it the "Eek" price; as in "Eek! Thatâs all it sold for?" Our lack of storage is your opportunity to buy material at a low price. Classic Reference in the Antique Gold & Enamelware field. "Antique Gold & Enamelware In Color" by Howard Ricketts. HARDCOVER 1971 Doubleday & Company 1st American Edition, 1st Printing w/ "First Edition in the United States of America" & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st American Edition, 1st Printing hardcover copy IN DUST JACKET. "Howard Ricketts traces the history of objects of vertu from renaissance times onwards, treating in particular detail the intriguing art of the enameler in 18th and 19th century." Profusely illustrated in color with examples. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. Light edge wear/short closed tear to SELDOM PRESENT $12.95 UNCLIPPED DJ. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
Condition Report: Very Good Condition