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Killer Stuff and Tons of Money: An Insider's Look at the World of Flea Markets, Antiques, and Collecting

by Maureen Stanton

Whether it’s Antiques Roadshow or American Pickers, or any of the number of TV shows on flea markets, the world of collecting inspires a cult following of millions of Americans. Celebrated author Maureen Stanton...


Christmas Remembered

by Ben Logan & Christopher Lehmann-Haupt

Ben Logan won the hearts of readers the world over with his 1975 memoir, The Land Remembers. He returns to the farmland of his youth in Christmas Remembered, a loving tribute to holiday rituals and the people...


Harley-Davidson: A History of the World's Most Famous Motorcycle

by Margie Siegal

Harley-Davidson: words that evoke the open American road and the “Made  in America” tradition like no others. The sweeping chopper handlebars, the distinctive throaty low speed rumble  of the engine and...


Colonial and Early American Lighting

by Arthur H. Hayward

This fascinating text presents what is probably the largest selection of antique lamps illustrated anywhere — 647 in all. Included are "Betty" lamps; petticoat and tumbler lamps; pierced tin lanterns; candle...


The Golden Age of Train Travel

by Steve Barry

For the century after 1865 all the largest railroad companies had flagship luxury trains, spectacularly appointed steamliners offering unrivaled standards of service and thoughtful amenities including ladies’...


Christmas Remembered

by Ben Logan & Quayside Books

Ben Logan won the hearts of readers the world over with his 1975 memoir, The Land Remembers. He returns to the farmland of his youth in Christmas Remembered, a loving tribute to holiday rituals and the people...


Knitting Memories

by Lela Nargi

Sometimes it is a cherished knitted item that starts a story, sometimes the quest for another skein of the perfect yarn, and sometimes the way knitting is worked into a memory. There's a reason a "yarn" might...


John Deere New Generation and Generation II Tractors: History, Models, Variations & Specifications 1960s-1970s

by John Dietz

In the 1960s and 1970s, John Deere's tractors evolved dramatically from small machines into large, powerful tractors with modern advances and muscular engines; it was a period of the greatest changes since the...


The Doctor Wore Petticoats: Women Physicians of the Old West

by Chris Enss

A New York Times Bestseller! "No women need apply." Western towns looking for a local doctor during the frontier era often concluded their advertisements in just that manner. Yet apply they did. And in small...


Winnebago Nation: The RV in American Culture

by James B. Twitchell

There are close to 8.5 million RVs on the U.S. highways and roads today, and if you are a man in your fifties, there is a good chance you have owned or are about to own a recreational vehicle. Winnebago Nation...


Sears, Roebuck Home Builder's Catalog: The Complete Illustrated 1910 Edition

by Roebuck and Co. Sears

Reprint of rare original catalog includes huge illustrated selection of building materials, fixtures and trimmings, complete with descriptions, specifications, and prices. Hundreds of black-and-white illustrations....


North American Indian Arts

by Andrew Hunter Whiteford & Owen Vernon Shaffer

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. North American Indian Arts is a fascinating introduction to the arts and crafts reflected in the material culture of North American Indians. Knowledge of the skills...


Lens on the Texas Frontier

by Lawrence T. Jones, Roy Flukinger & Russell L. Martin

Photographs of Texas' frontier past are valuable as both art and artifact. Recording not only the lives and surroundings of days gone by, but also the artistry of those who captured the people and their times...


Ornamental Ironwork: Over 670 Illustrations

by A. Durenne

Finely detailed decorative ironwork designs for balconies, gates, window grilles, staircases, doorways, and other architectural features provide royalty-free material for graphic artists, designers, and craftworkers....


Those Were the Days: Weird and Wacky Ads of Yesteryear

by Paul Dickson & Floyd Clymer

This historical scrapbook features more than 600 ads from 1890 to 1910. Ads for familiar companies such as Cadillac and Pillsbury appear alongside promotions for the Talk-o-phone, Dr. Scott's Electric Hair Brush,...


Ancient Carpenters' Tools: Illustrated and Explained, Together with the Implements of the Lumberman, Joiner and Cabinet-Maker i

by Henry C. Mercer

Over 250 illustrations depict tools identical to ancient devices once used by Greeks, Egyptians, and Chinese, including axes, saws, clamps, chisels, mallets, and much more. Invaluable sourcebook.


Bloomingdale's Illustrated 1886 Catalog

by Bloomingdale Brothers

Famed merchants' extremely rare catalog depicting about 1,700 products: clothing, housewares, firearms, dry goods, jewelry, and more. Invaluable for dating and identifying vintage items. Also, royalty-free graphics...


Old-Time Tools & Toys of Needlework

by Gertrude Whiting

More than 200 illustrations of hoops, frames, pins, pincushions, punches, bobbins, bodkins, shuttles, spinning wheels, sewing machines, and more from a wide array of cultures. Index.


American Antique Weather Vanes: The Complete Illustrated Westervelt Catalog of 1883

by A. B. & W. T. Westervelt

Westervelt's extensively illustrated 1883 catalog, illustrating over 550 copper weathervanes and finials, is herein reprinted. An extraordinarily wide range of styles and motifs. Publisher's Note.


American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive (1948) Edition

by Stephen G. C. Ensko

Scholarly directory of over 3,000 early American silversmiths, 1650-1850, and their identifying marks. Perfect reference work for collectors. Biographical detail, shop locations, plus 226 examples of silversmith's...