By Time-Life Books, 1978.
Profusely illustrated set with both color and b/w photography. About 9" x 11", and approximately 160 pages each. All 16 books are in similar condition: Glossy Hardbacks : hard cover editions in very good or better condition, some slight wear to edges, some scuffing, some sunning to spines, as normal for age of books.
Excellent reading. Excellent reference guide for collectors, dealers and students of antiques and collectibles.
The set includes the following titles:
1. Advertising Giveaways to Baskets;
2. Beads to Boxes;
3. Buttons to Chess Sets;
4. Children's Books to Comics;
5. Cookbooks to Detective Fiction;
6. Dogs to Fishing Tackle;
7. Folk Art to Horse-drawn Carriages;
8. Inkwells to Lace;
9. Lalique to Marbles;
10. Matchsafes to Nursing Bottles;
11. Oak Furniture to Pharmacist's Equipment;
12. Phonographs to Quilts;
13. Radio to Signs;
14. Silhouette to Swords;
15. Telephones to Trivets;
16. Typewriters to World War Memorabilia / Index.
I just found 3 more books which I failed to photograph in the "group" shot. I am offering all 16 books...
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Book Set: "The Encyclopedia of Collectibles" (complete Time-Life 16-volumes)
$95 $125 SALE