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Many get started with a stamp or coin collection. Such habits can later shift to more expensive objects such as old cars, paintings or antique furniture. But financial resources have never stopped any true collector. Many collectible items can be had for free or very little. Think about bottles, cans, and tokens or other nick-nacks others throw in the trash. The key to a successful collection is knowledge and here are ebooks to help you learn more.

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    Collecting China: The Memoirs of a Hong Kong Art Addict by Brian McElney    Hope Diamond: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem by Richard Kurin    Jo's Little Favorites II: A Classic Collection of 15 Small Quilts by Jo Morton    Customized Foams: Deconstruction and Reconstruction Process by Anthony Boyd    The 4" x 5" Quilt-Block Anthology: 182 Blocks for Reproduction Fabrics by Carol Hopkins & Linda M. Koenig    Standard Catalog of Military Firearms: The Collector's Price & Reference Guide by Philip Peterson    Sneaker Restoration Handbook by Jaylen Boyd    HuniiTymez Magazine: The Grizzly Exclusive Giving You The B3ar Streets by WINDELL PEtIT-HOMME & Meshach Sicot    Triumphant Leap: How To Silence The Giant's Voice! by Valencia Esther Queen    How to Buy Gold: Without Getting Ripped Off by Joel McDurmon    The Coca-Cola Art of Jim Harrison by Jim Harrison    Fifty Years Honouring Canadians: The Order of Canada, 1967-2017 by Christopher McCreery    The Stamp Finder - Tells at a Glance the Country to Which Any Stamp Belongs and Where to Place It in Your Album - The Collector' by Anon.    Spain For Kids: People, Places and Cultures - Children Explore The World Books by Baby Professor    How To Make Doll Clothes - A Book For Daughters, Mothers And Grandmothers by Emily Dow    Watches Adjustment and Repair - A Practical Handbook on Modern Watches by F. J. Camm    Dolls - A Guide for Collectors by Clara Hallard Fawcett    Collecting With Kids: How To Inspire, Intrigue and Guide the Young Collector by Pamela Y. Wiggins    Vikings at War by Kim Hjardar & Vegard Vike    Railway Guns: British and German Guns at War by John Goodwin    The Great War Through Picture Postcards by Guus de Vries    Welsh Yeomanry at War: A History of the 24th (Pembroke and Glamorgan) Battalion The Welsh Regiment by Steven John    Rag Darlings: Dolls From the Feedsack Era by Gloria Nixon    The Furniture of John Shearer, 1790-1820: 'A True North Britain' in the Southern Backcountry by Elizabeth A. Davison    Gig Posters Volume 2: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century by Clay Hayes    Presidential Campaign Posters: Two Hundred Years of Election Art by The Library Of Congress    Frocking Life: Searching for Elsa Schiaparelli by Billyboy*    Stoned: Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the World by Aja Raden    Knives 2017: The World's Greatest Knife Book by Joe Kertzman    Antique English Oak Cupboards and Sideboards by Fred Roe    Curiosities from the Cabinet: Objects and Voices from Britain's Museums by Rebecca Reynolds    Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson by Jim Supica & Richard Nahas    A Guide Book of United States Coins 2017: The Official Red Book by R. S. Yeoman    The Collectible LEGO Minifigure: Values, Investments, Profits, Fun Facts, Collector Tips by Ed Maciorowski & Jeff Maciorowski    Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game's Greatest Heroes and Moments by Stephen Wong & Dave Grob    Small and Scrappy: Pint-Size Patchwork Quilts Using Reproduction Fabrics by Kathleen Tracy    Maintaining and Repairing Mechanical Watches: A Practical Guide by Mark W. Wiles    Gun Trader by Robert A. Sadowski    Guns of the Old West: An Illustrated Reference Guide to Antique Firearms by Charles Edward Chapel    The Pipe Book by Alfred Dunhill    The Phoenician Origin of Britons Scots and Anglo-Saxons - Discovered by Phoenician and Sumerian Inscriptions in Britain, by Prer by L. A. Waddell    An Introduction to French Furniture of the 17th and 18th Century - Including Chapters on Louis Quatorze, Louis Quinze and the Re by Frederick Litchfield    Civil War Legacies III: A Treasury of Quilts for Reproduction-Fabric Lovers by Carol Hopkins    Old English Chintzes - Chintz in Relation to Antique Furniture by Hugh Phillipe    Thomas Chippendale and His Style - A Concise Look at the Most Distinguished English Craftsman by Arthur Hayden    Gun Digest 2017 by Jerry Lee    Hello Girls & Boys! A New Zealand Toy Story by David Veart    William Spratling, His Life and Art by Taylor D. Littleton    Hard Paste Porcelain (Oriental) China, Japan, Siam, Korea by Edwin Atlee Barber    French Furniture from the Renaissance to the Empire Style by Joseph Aronson

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Collecting China: The Memoirs of a Hong Kong Art Addict

Brian McElney

Collecting China: The Memoirs of a Hong Kong Art Addict by Brian McElneyBrian McElney was born in Hong Kong in the early 1930s, and for more than two decades was one of the territory's top lawyers. But in his spare time, he also put together one of the most comprehensive collections of East Asian antiques in the world, many of them spotted by him amongst the knick-knacks on Hollywood Road and Cat Street. His memoir, Collecting China, starts at the height of the Cultural Revolution in the mid-1960s, when it was just not known whether the Red Guards would storm over the border and start smashing up porcelain on the Mid-Levels, and then tells tales ranging from the...
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Hope Diamond: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem

Richard Kurin

Hope Diamond: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem by Richard KurinAn entertaining and well-researched history of the Hope diamond

Since its discovery in seventeenth-century India, the Hope diamond, a glimmering deep blue gem weighing over 45 carats, has been shrouded in mystery and steeped in intrigue. In this groundbreaking work, Dr. Richard Kurin goes beyond the speculation to reveal the truth behind a legendary stone.

Kurin, a cultural anthropologist, spent more than a decade on the trail of the legendary gem. But the 'curse' that surrounds it, which Kurin puts to rest once and for all, is only one small piece of a long and lustrous story that moves between...

2017 / 4 / 17
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Jo's Little Favorites II: A Classic Collection of 15 Small Quilts

Jo Morton

Jo's Little Favorites II: A Classic Collection of 15 Small Quilts by Jo MortonLearn how to stitch and decorate with small quilts designed by reproduction-fabric designer and bestselling author Jo Morton.
2017 / 4 / 7
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Customized Foams: Deconstruction and Reconstruction Process

Anthony Boyd

Customized Foams: Deconstruction and Reconstruction Process by Anthony BoydCustomized Foams is the only manual on the deconstruction and reconstruction process of foams. Easy to read step by step with 17 instructional videos that cover Advanced Pattern Drafting , Liner Construction , Hand Sewing Methods to Reverse Oxidation this book has it all. A valuable addition to any sneaker enthusiasts library. Order and increase your aftermarket profits as well as increase your understanding of drafting shoe patterns.
2017 / 3 / 27
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The 4" x 5" Quilt-Block Anthology: 182 Blocks for Reproduction Fabrics

Carol Hopkins & Linda M. Koenig

The 4" x 5" Quilt-Block Anthology: 182 Blocks for Reproduction Fabrics by Carol Hopkins & Linda M. KoenigLearn how to stitch magnificent 4" x 5" quilt blocks using your favorite reproduction fabrics.
2017 / 3 / 25
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Standard Catalog of Military Firearms: The Collector's Price & Reference Guide

Philip Peterson

Standard Catalog of Military Firearms: The Collector's Price & Reference Guide by Philip PetersonYour No. 1 Guide for Military Firearms Values!

From handguns, rifles and shotguns to Class III automatic firearms, STANDARD CATALOG OF MILITARY FIREARMS, 8th Edition, is the complete, illustrated military firearms pricing and identification guide to the world
2017 / 3 / 25
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Sneaker Restoration Handbook

Jaylen Boyd

Sneaker Restoration Handbook by Jaylen Boyd

The Sneaker Restoration Handbook is the first book of its kind, that demonstrates the standard method for restoring sneakers. Written in plain English with easy step by step instructions. It covers Cleaning , Painting , Scuffs , Decreasing , Reverse Oxidation . Also the book comes with 3 instructional videos. This book is a gem for any
sneaker enthusiast looking to increase aftermarket profits and extend the life of a pair of sneakers.

2017 / 3 / 25
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HuniiTymez Magazine: The Grizzly Exclusive Giving You The B3ar Streets

WINDELL PEtIT-HOMME & Meshach Sicot

HuniiTymez Magazine: The Grizzly Exclusive Giving You The B3ar Streets by WINDELL PEtIT-HOMME & Meshach Sicot

Hunii Tymez Magazine will show you Urban culture, but not in a view that you're used to. This magazine will express the culture from the nitty gritty or the ugly truth as you may know it to be.
They laugh at our pain but never speak of our Renaissance. We are HERE to be the VOICE of the Urban world. Chase +Hunii =success.

2017 / 3 / 23
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Triumphant Leap: How To Silence The Giant's Voice!

Valencia Esther Queen

Triumphant Leap: How To Silence The Giant's Voice! by Valencia Esther QueenThe Giant's VOICE is a paralyzing sound that secretly echo's in the mind of many indvidual. Perhaps the GIANT'S VOICE was created when you were a child. You broke a glass, someone yelled, and at that very moment you became frighten. Unfortunately, you or no one else had the knowledge to turn the Giant's Voive off so it grows and became a part of you. You may not have realized it until you were an adult and by then it was crippling your life emotionally, mentally, and physically. This voice has forced you to live with limited belief and lack of courage, Valencia Esther Queen inspires you to take...
2017 / 3 / 19
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How to Buy Gold: Without Getting Ripped Off

Joel McDurmon

How to Buy Gold: Without Getting Ripped Off by Joel McDurmonAimed especially at beginning gold buyers, How to Buy Gold Without Getting Ripped Off promises to save the reader lots of time and lots of money when investing in gold. It could, in fact, save them from wasting hundreds, maybe even thousands, of dollars on a single gold purchase
2017 / 3 / 17
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The Coca-Cola Art of Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison

The Coca-Cola Art of Jim Harrison by Jim HarrisonThe story of how a summer job spawned a long and rewarding career as an artist
2017 / 3 / 6
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Fifty Years Honouring Canadians: The Order of Canada, 1967-2017

Christopher McCreery

Fifty Years Honouring Canadians: The Order of Canada, 1967-2017 by Christopher McCreeryOver the past fifty years more than 6,000 Canadians have been appointed to the Order of Canada. This illustrated history traces the Order's origins, along the way explaining how the merit-based honour got its familiar snowflake insignia. Replete with gorgeous illustrations, this book provides an accessible window into our national honour.
2017 / 3 / 6
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The Stamp Finder - Tells at a Glance the Country to Which Any Stamp Belongs and Where to Place It in Your Album - The Collector'

Anon.

The Stamp Finder - Tells at a Glance the Country to Which Any Stamp Belongs and Where to Place It in Your Album - The Collector' by Anon.The Stamp Finder' is a vintage handbook for stamp collectors, providing information on the country to which the stamp belongs and where to place it in your album. Also contained is a collectors' dictionary, explaining the words, phrases, and abbreviations used by stamp collectors. This volume will appeal to collectors of old stamps, and it will also be of utility to antiques dealers. Contents include: 'Stamp Treasures', 'The Stories of Some Stamps that Are Worth Fortunes', 'British Guiana 1856', 'Mauritius 1847', 'Spain 1851', 'British Guiana 1850', 'Baden 1851', 'Hawaii 1851', 'United States...
2017 / 2 / 26
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Spain For Kids: People, Places and Cultures - Children Explore The World Books

Baby Professor

Spain For Kids: People, Places and Cultures - Children Explore The World Books by Baby Professor
2017 / 2 / 20
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How To Make Doll Clothes - A Book For Daughters, Mothers And Grandmothers

Emily Dow

How To Make Doll Clothes - A Book For Daughters, Mothers And Grandmothers by Emily DowThis fascinating early work will appeal to doll collectors, dress makers and sewing enthusiasts alike. Extensively illustrated with text diagrams to accompany comprehensive dolls' dressmaking instructions forming a complete how-to guide. Contents Include: The Doll Dressmaker; Underwear; Night Clothes; Two Dresses; Doll Bonnets and Hats; Coats and Snowsuits; A Jumper and Pinafore; Daughter and Mother Outfit; Shoes, Slippers, and Stockings; Sunsuit, Sunbonnet, and Overalls; Dressing a Boy Doll; Masquerade and Puppet Costumes; Dressing the Bride; Sewing Tricks and Fancy Stitches; and A Dictionary...
2017 / 2 / 19
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Watches Adjustment and Repair - A Practical Handbook on Modern Watches

F. J. Camm

Watches Adjustment and Repair - A Practical Handbook on Modern Watches by F. J. CammThis antiquarian book comprises a comprehensive and practical handbook on modern watches, with information on the history and development of watches, on cleaning them, repairing them, and much more. Written in clear, concise language and containing a plethora of useful diagrams and photographs, this text will be of considerable value to anyone with a keen interest in watches, and would make for a great addition to collections of watch and clock-related literature. The chapters of this volume include: Time and the Origin of Watches, Tools and Materials, The Parts of a Watch, The Compensating...
2017 / 2 / 19
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Dolls - A Guide for Collectors

Clara Hallard Fawcett

Dolls - A Guide for Collectors by Clara Hallard FawcettThis vintage book contains comprehensive guide to collecting dolls, containing information on the history of dolls, buying and selling, restoration, and a much more. Profusely illustrated and full of interesting information, "Dolls - A Guide for Collectors" constitutes a timeless resource for doll enthusiasts and is not to be missed by modern collectors. Contents include: "What is a Doll", "On Collecting Dolls-Where to Buy, What to Pay, and Dolls Worth Collecting", "Early Toy Dolls", "Dolls of the Nineteenth Century", "China-Headed Dolls and their Marks", "Bidque Dolls and their Marks", "Dolls...
2017 / 2 / 19
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Collecting With Kids: How To Inspire, Intrigue and Guide the Young Collector

Pamela Y. Wiggins

Collecting With Kids: How To Inspire, Intrigue and Guide the Young Collector by Pamela Y. WigginsA family treasure hunt!

Curiosity, imagination and the longing for adventure drive all children. After all, the promise of a good treasure hunt captivates. Collecting With Kids, a breezy, fun and informative how-to guide, is perfect for parents, grandparents, educators or anyone longing to share with children the world of discovery found in collecting.

Filled with tales and advice from leading professionals in the field, Collecting With Kids is the perfect place to start a lifelong adventure.
2017 / 2 / 18
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Vikings at War

Kim Hjardar & Vegard Vike

Vikings at War by Kim Hjardar & Vegard VikeVikings at War presents a sumptuous depiction of how the Vikings waged war; their weapons technology, offensive and defensive warfare, military traditions and tactics, their fortifications, ships and command structure. It also portrays the Viking raids and conquest campaigns that brought the Vikings to virtually every corner of Europe and even to America. Viking ships landed on almost every shore in the Western world during the 350 years that followed the introduction of the sail into the region, from the 9th to the 11th century. Viking ravages united the Spanish kingdoms and stopped Charlemagne...
2017 / 2 / 17
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Railway Guns: British and German Guns at War

John Goodwin

Railway Guns: British and German Guns at War by John GoodwinIn the nineteenth century the War Office showed little interest in developing large heavy artillery for its land forces, preferring instead to equip its warships with the biggest guns. Private initiatives to mount a gun on a railway truck pulled by a steam engine were demonstrated before military chiefs in the Southern Counties, but not taken up. However, the development of longer-range guns, weighing up to 250 tons, to smash through the massive armies and trench systems on the Western Front in 1916, led to a rethink. The only way to move these monsters about quickly in countryside thick with...
2017 / 2 / 12
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