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HOW TO IDENTIFY ENGLISH SILVER DRINKING VESSELS 600-1830

By: ASH , Douglas

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, G Bell & Sons Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2699

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j VG/G-.1st ed.Well illus.104 Fig.& 40 B/w photo- plates.[Saxon & Medieval ,600-1500 / Tudor,1500-1600 / Early Stuart ,1600-1660 / Late Stuart,1660-1700 / Queen Anne & early Georgian,1700-1830 / Late Georgian 1760-1830 ]159pp Biblilo.[ black cloth+ gilt titles & siilver vessel to spine , No inscsp, tight bindings ,few light spot stains 1st few pages] Dust Jacket not price clipped,30s, handling grubby to once white rear & front, small edgewear colour rub/loss+ assoc... View more info

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A WORLD BENEATH THE WATERS or Mermaid Country New Edition with 43 Original Illustrations by " Crow "

By: BANCKS , Rev.Gerard W , MA., " CROW "

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, CASSELL: 1906

Inscription: Inscribed By Author on Front F

Seller ID: 6359

Condition: VG


VG H/b.1906.Crow illus.An Inscribed copy. Blue grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine & blue line drawing to front board.A New Ediiton. 159pp + 3 of press opinions. Frontis + 42 other line illust. by Artist "Crow". Comparison is made in the press comments to having been influenced by Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland & Charles Kingsley's The Waterbabies. A pretty little allegorical fairy tale with charming illustrations. Inscribed in ink on the ffep " From the Author ... View more info

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GROUNDSEL AND NECKLACES

By: BARKER , Cicely Mary , Author & Artist

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1946

Seller ID: 123926

Condition: Fair


Fair H/b [internal Good] Small 140x105mm.Slim 48pp. Author & artist of The Flower Fairies.A real charm of a book illus. 12 Full-page Colour plates & blue-tone illus. end papers.undated c. 1940's [ bindings sound, no inscsp. no annotation,] covers weary with edgwear col/rub loss & fox spotting, No spine. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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GRUNTY THE PIG Out of the Ark series

By: BEAMAN , S G Hulme

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 119980

Condition: Good


c.1920's.Small square Card covers. Good.Undated.12pp.Out of the Ark series, the adventures of a hungry pig & Mr Noah. Colour & b/w illustrated [Childrens illustrated & Collectors] book tight sound copy , staples rusted.Young child.no inscsp. outer covers med handling soil also top 1st page.light edgewear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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HAM AND THE EGG Out of the Ark series

By: BEAMAN , S G Hulme

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 122539

Condition: Good


c.1920's.Gd P/b.Small square Card covers. Good.Undated.12pp.Out of the Ark series, the adventures of a boy called Ham whose father was Noah [ of the Ark ] Colour & b/w illustrated [ Childrens illustrated & Collectors] book tight sound copy , stitches sound,Young child.no inscsp. outer covers med handling soil also top final page stain area.light edgewear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE DISGRACEFUL BUSINESS at MRS GOOSE'S Larry the Lamb in Toytown Book 3

By: BEAMAN , S G Hulme , BEAMAN , Betty Huklme ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, OLDBOURNE: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11774

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b.VG D/j.1st ed.1st print.[Same format as a small Noddy book] Modern classic Larry the Lamb.Childrens Colour illustrated ,cube characters,to allpages. Mrs goose runs a Tuck shop - Larry & hiis friend Dennis Dachshund are off to spend a penny in her shop. No 3 in Toytown series.[ internal Fine throughout pages white, sound copy, No inscsp, "book belongs to " page appears was pencil at some time. mild shelf-wear rub. Desighn matches Dust Jacket, not pri... View more info

A GUIDE TO THE COLLECTIONS OF STAINED GLASS (VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM DEPARTMENT OF CERAMICS)

By: BERNARD RACKHAM , F.S.A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE BOARD OF EDUCATION VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123591

Condition: Very Good


Buff Card covers with black printed titles to spine and upper cover, sewn paperback. 245 x 155 mm approx. xii + 142 pp + 64 pages of b/w plates on glossy paper. Preface by Eric Maclagan. Written by the the then keeper of the Department of Ceramics the collection which includes the stained glass panels from William Morris's workshop and from the Chapel of the Holy Blood Bruge are one of the most comprehensive in the world. The text includes chapters on Technique, English ... View more info

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1965

By: BESTALL, ALFRED

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, DAILY EXPRESS PUBLICATIONS: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10215

Condition: VG+


VG+ Laminated illu.H/b Annual 115pp. shows Rupert carrying a Christmas Tree, the first story is Rupert and Gaffer.(Book- This book belongs to has an impression of an errased name in pencil, not price clipped cover 6/- , clean throughout. no inscsp. no annotation.Magic Paintings clean - not done, a line abraision to laminate on front board visible when held up to the light and just descernable to touch but no laminate peel at hinges or any other notable defects. A near fi... View more info

THE ABC OF COLLECTING OLD ENGLISH CHINA

By: BLACKER,JFB

Price: £3.00

Publisher: LONDON,LONDON OPINION CURIO CLUB,1908 FIRST EDITION:

Seller ID: 3386


1st ed. 228x148mm approx,blue stained illustrated boards with a browned spine,fox to feps,ink name to fep,142 pages plus 6 pgs publishers' adverts,A Collectors' Guide,Index to illustrations-Index of persons with factories to whom they worked-Index of factories with founders'names and Marks[ Old Derby marks etc.], foredges browned but book sound with poor exterior,ref/read only copy. View more info

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NODDY and NAUGHTY GOBBY The Noddy Toy Station Book no 4

By: BLYTON , ENID , BEEK ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & Co Ltd / Dennis Dobson Ltd: 1956

Seller ID: 123773

Condition: Very Good


VG P/b. Internal story pages Fine throughout, Small. Square. 110x85mm illus by Beek in b/w. [ Bunny Woffle-Nose , Big Ears , Mr Plod] End-papers fox browned, 2 neat small circles with letter b inside, in ink, to 2 top corners of initial pages, no other annotation. no inscsp..Covers have fox spotting / browning - more to front. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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NODDY has HANKIE TROUBLES The Noddy Toy Station Book no 5

By: BLYTON , ENID , BEEK ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & Co Ltd / Dennis Dobson Ltd: 1956

Seller ID: 123796

Condition: Very Good


VG P/b.Internal story pages Fine throughout, Small. Square. 110x85mm . illus by Beek in b/w. [Big Ears / Mrs Tubby] End-papers fox browned, 2 neat small circles with letter b inside, in ink, to 2 top corners of initial pages, no other annotation. no inscsp..Covers have fox spotting / browning - more to front. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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HAPPY HOLIDAY CLICKY

By: BLYTON , Enid , BRETT , Molly

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Liecester, BROCKHAMPTON Press: 1961

Seller ID: 119771

Condition: G+


Small Oblong P/b , Good [internal -VG], illustrated Molly Brett. Red cloth 1/4 binding to card wraps with picture to front ," Look - here is a circus in a big field " you havn't forgotten the clown Clicky , Mr Bong , Madam Wooky , fairy Tip-toe[ the same fomat as the Mary Mouse series][ a comic strip book] book colours to front still bright but some cloth worn away patch above the red car+ small markings , tight bindings , no inscsp / annotations , appears staple... View more info

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LOOKING AT OLD PRINTS

By: BOOTH , John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Westbury, Cambridge House Books: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 119803

ISBN: 0906853036

Condition: VG+


SIGNED Copy.Large format.203pp.illustrated with 70 old Prints.The author guides the reader through the various handworked techniques employed by the early printmakers & methods used. Suggestions for;- care of , conservation of , possible investment value , the book scope is both extensive & varied. Also disclosed is a fascinating insight to the social life at the time. The book is Fine Signed & inscribed by the author with no other inscriptions. Dust Jacket not clipped, ... View more info

BUTTONHOOKS AND SHOEHORNS , Shire Series No 122

By: BRANDON , SUE , Buttonhook Society

Price: £1.50

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11386

ISBN: 0852636962

Condition: VG


32pps, profusely illustrated b/w, 1st. Teacher & Member of the Buttonhook Society S Brandon. Intro; 5 headings, further reading, places to visit .vg [ internally fine , tight bindings , no inscsp. external light edgwear View more info

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THE CHALET SCHOOL and the ISLAND

By: BRENT-DYER , ELINOR M.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, W & R CHAMBERS Ltd: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5740

Condition: VG+


H/b in SCARCE Dust Jacket - not price clipped, 6/- , book - blue boards with dark blue lettering to spine. 296pp. VG+/VG ( ink gift inscp. to ffep , mild fox tan to prelims. & end papers] 2 small chips. max 8x5mm approx to tail of spine and 8mm approx closed-line tear to top front panel with associated crease. Bright and respectably. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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LAVENDER LAUGHS in the CHALET SCHOOL

By: BRENT-DYER, ELINOR

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London / Edinburgh, W. & R. CHAMBERS: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6316

Condition: VG


Blue cloth with dark blue lettering to spine. 288pp. b/w frontis illust. First Edition, 1st printing of the 17th book in the ever popular "Chalet School Series" In collectable condition. VG/VG (book- gift insc. in ink to ffep. Light foxing to edges of pages.Boards clean with negligible shelf wear and no bumps. Dust jacket- non price clipped- cover prive 5/-. two small closed tear of 7 and 5mm approx. to top front panel, Chip to head at rear spine fold of 12.x12mm approx ... View more info

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BEECHY of the HARBOUR SCHOOL

By: BRENT-DYER, ELINOR M., WARDILL ,

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, OLIPHANTS Limited: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7282

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Good- D/j.1st. A Scarce title.Green boards with black lettering to spine & blind embossed publisher's device to front board. 96pp. Colour Frontis by Artist Wardill;- repeating the illustration to the Dust Jacket.(book- glue residue from prize-bookplate to front blank end paper. Pages tanned. No previous owner name & no other notable defects. D/J price clipped with moderate to heavy rubbing to extremities & loss, principally around head of spine. Max area 14x15mm a... View more info

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THE NATIONAL GALLERY LEWIS BEQUEST ,

By: BROCKWELL , Maurice W ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, GEORGE ALLEN & Sons: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7947

Condition: Very Good


1st ed., blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine+ front. Gilt to top foredge.231pp. B/w Frontis+ Tissue-guard.+ 32 b/w plates.A Plan of The National Gallery. Preface by Sir Charles Holroyd. The Will of TD Lewis.Llisted pictures in the Lewis Bequest. 7 Appendices- includes - with permission - Tables compiled by Mr Bernhard Bevenson on the basis of his well-known books on Italian Art .Biblio; French, Dutch , Netherlands , English & Italian Schools (book light shelf wea... View more info

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THE CLOCKMAKER'S LIBRARY The Catalogue of the Books and Manuscripts in the Library of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

By: BROMLEY, JOHN

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, Philip Wilson Publishers for Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10466

ISBN: 0856670332

Condition: VG


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt blocked Livery Device to front board. 136pp.52 b/w plates. Interesting work which not only catalogues the contents of the library founded in 1813 but reproduces some of the notable contents including much on the John and William Harrison "Longitude" prize, Watch Papers, Title pages of important works etc etc. VG/G (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects. Dust Jacket- Moderate to heavy wear to ... View more info

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PETER BULL'S BOOK OF TEDDY BEARS

By: BULL, PETER

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, CASSELL & CO: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119427

ISBN: 0304298506

Condition: Near Fine


Brown Boards with gilt titles to spine. 250x195mm approx. v + 154pp. Illustrated with line drawing chapter heads and with many photos this is a celebration of the Teddy Bear , telling of the first teddies, of famous, intrepid and therapeutic bears to those who go on picnics. A must for all arctophiles.Peter Bull - Universally known actor & Joint proprietor of Zodiac Emporium - reputation of a fun & very witty speaker. Near Fine/Near Fine Book- light offset browning to fr... View more info