Preserving the past to inspire your future

BUYING SELLING AND TRADING distinct antiques and oddities from around the world.

Welcome to our emporium and homage to days of old where quite often the act of inventing proved more important than the invention itself; when an industrial revolution in home and industry gave rise to an art that blurred the lines between form and function. We can’t promise that every piece will have you scratching your head in wonder or smiling with inspired amusement… but we will endeavor to present and preserve a myriad of curiosities and otherwise needful things that you WILL appreciate here and nowhere else.

Featured Curiosities


Hoaxes, Humbugs, and Spectacles by Mark Sloan

USD $40.00

ASTONISHING PHOTOGRAPHS OF SMELT WRESTLERS, HUMAN PROJECTILES, GIANT HAILSTONES, CONTORTIONISTS, ELEPHANT IMPERSONATORS, AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! Publisher: Villard Books 162 pages with Amazing photos on most. 10.5″ x 8.5″ Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Book in Good Condition

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