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ANCIENT STAINED and PAINTED GLASS Revised & Enlarged 2nd Edition

By: EDEN , F Sydney

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Seller ID: 8768

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j.VG/VG.1st ed thus - Revised & Enlarged 1933.xiv+ 214pp. well illustrated 57 b/w plates plus 6 in Colour.First published as a Cambridge manual in 1913.Intended to supply sufficient data to ground an intelligent appreciation of such remains of stained & painted glass Older than 1714 as are still to be found in ancient buildings.( book neat ink inscsp beneath d/j inner flap., tight binding, light dusting to maroon boards.] Dust Jacket clipped but cover price of 7/6d... View more info

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CAVALIERS and ROUNDHEADS or Stories of the Great Civil War

By: EDGAR , John G , [1834 - 1864 ] , FOSTER , Birkett ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 123934

Condition: Good


Good H/b. Red boards Blue illus. & Gilt .Older Children's History Fiction by J G Edgar, author of Boy's Action Historic adventure books , undated h/b c. 1880/1890's ,404pp includes publisher adverts to back pages. [ school prize-plate to line illus. ffep, Central School, Oxford. b/w illus. by Artist Birkett Foster.Frontis;- Prince Rupert Shooting the Lion.[ book-block binding sound but end hinges exposed hessian;- rear board slightly adrift, 20mm , causing the spine ... View more info

CATALOGUE OF ENGLISH FURNITURE & WOODWORK VOL.IV- GEORGIAN

By: EDWARDS, RALPH

Price: £6.00

Publisher: LONDON, VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7247

Condition: VG


Paper wraps. 95pp + 58 b/w photo. plates printed on quality glossy paper. Printed under the autority of the Board of Education this is one of a series of catalogues of exhibits at the V&A Museum issued by The Department of Woodwork. The accompanying text gives details of the items including description, components dimentions and origin. Bibliography, Index and List of Donors VG (Clean, Complete with sound binding and spine intact). View more info

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THREE MILES UP AND OTHER STRANGE STORIES Limited Edition

By: ELIZABETH JANE HOWARD

Price: £75.00

Publisher: LEYBURN NORTH YORKS, TARTARUS PRESS: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123839

ISBN: 1872621759

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy Boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt blocked titles to front board, Matching end papers and silk marker. 180 x 130 mm approx. Applied two colour head and tail bands. xii + 216 pp. Introduction by Glen Cavaliero + title story and 3 others namely :- Perfect Love, Left Luggage (1951) and Mr Wrong (1975) which have the power to shock, thrill and puzzle - per flap fold. Here published by Tartarus in a limited edition of 350 copies. First Edition thus 2003. Near... View more info

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THE TESTING OF THE TORMENT

By: ELSIE JEANETTE OXENHAM , P.B.HICKLING

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, CASSELL & CO: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123861

Condition: Very Good


Olive Cloth Boards with Black decs and titles, laid on oval colour plate to upper board. [vi] + 214 pp. Colour frontis + 3 other b/w illustrations by Artist P.B.Hickling as called for. First Edition 1925. VG (Book- Light general shelf wear and soiling. Contemporary ink gift insc. to free front end paper. Light foxing to edges of book block and to prelims.Binding sound with no other notable defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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A DOG DAY Or The Angel in the House

By: EMANUEL, Walter , ALDIN , Cecil ,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM HEINEMANN LTD: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 118927

Condition: Very Good


VG Large Slim H/b.GREEN SILK EFFECT cloth boards with white linen quarter binding and gilt titiles. 285x220mm approx. Decorative end papers. Unpaginated. 28 endearing pastel drawings by Aldin with accompanying text on opposite pages relating an eventfull day in the life of a small terrier. First published by William Heinemann in Sept 1902 this is the New and cheap edition of October 1903. The book has been subject to a recent rebind having lost it's original covers over ... View more info

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JACKANAPES and OTHER TALES

By: EWING , J H , BROCK , H M

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE / S.P.C.K.: 1920

Seller ID: 4333

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Undated c.1920's.196pp.JH Ewing.Artist HM Brock.Stories are Daddy Darwin's Dovecot & The Story of a Short Life. a time when children died young and daddy's went to war [WW1] illus 8 Colour plates.Village scene to end papers with This book Belongs To left blank. No previous owner name. 180x130 mm-Small h/b Green cloth , Gilt decs & Titles to spine & front with Laid- on Colour plate to front.paper of book block browned.[ uncut - for-edge, minor colour rubbing to ext... View more info

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TISSOT The Story of a Watch Company Swiss Watches since 1853

By: FALLET , Estelle

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Switzerland, TISSOT S.A./ Swatch Group: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121669

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b .Small. laminated.1st ed.No inscsp.Company history of Tissot swiss watches since 1853 celebrating 150th Anniversary. B/w illustrated. Foredge tan. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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WORCESTER PORCELAIN Collectors Monographs

By: FISHER , STANLEY , FRSA

Price: £3.95

Publisher: London, Ward Lock:

Seller ID: 8179

Condition: VG


Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , VG/VG , Undated , 96pps , profusely illustrated mono plates , author and authority S Fisher , FRSA , other titles - English Ceramics / The China collector guide / British Pottery and Porcelain etc - book , tight bindings , no inscsp , paper fox creamed [ sky blue col illus d/j no nicks or tears , not price clipped , 25/- , Worcester Porcelain Collectors Monographs .Pls see our image View more info

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MASTERWORKS of CHINESE JADE in the NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM

By: FU-TSUNG , Chiang ,

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Taipi / Taiwan, National Palace Museum: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119781

Condition: Fine


Lge H/b ,book FINE, in clear acetate cover & SLIPCASE.92pp. English & Chinese text. illustrated , listed , 50 Colour plates.Preface dated December 1969, by Chiang Fu-tsung. Publisher Printed 1970 details to back page.[ Ch'i Archaic Jade Axe detail / Han, Archiac Jade Cicanda - 8 pieces / Tai t'ou / Ch'ing / Hsi / Tsung / Agate millstone / blac crystal etc] burnt-Orange & gilt book fine, No inscsp. acetate cover fine. Slate slipcase as no tears vg - 1mm scuff to 2 top cor... View more info

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Arms Fair Guide Spring 1971

By: G E Bennett, Bon Dale, W F Paterson,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Arms Fairs Limited: 1971

Seller ID: 119917

Condition: Good


Stapled Paper Covers, 215x140mm approx. 58pp. Guide issued with ticket for Arms, Armour and Militaria Fair Cumberland Hotel Marble Arch London April May 1971. Usual list of exhibitors and trade advertisements and articles by G E Bennett, Bon Dale and W F Paterson, on Capping Breechloaders, Japanese Swords and Bows and Crossbows respectively. Good - Covers a little colour rubbed with Minor nicks. No other notable defects. Please see our image of the actual item offered fo... View more info

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LES JOUETS EXTRAORDINAIRES , Mr Gamage's Great Toy Bazaar 1902 - 1906 , English - German - French Text FACSIMILE

By: GAMAGE , de M

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London & New York, Denys Ingram Publishers & Hastings House Publishers: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11390

ISBN: 0907724019

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in VG+ D/j.1st.Old Facsimile Toy Catalogue book 1902 - 1906. by De M Gamagae. English Intro:text with English,French & German text for price descriptions. Profusely illustrated - Mechanical Toys, Train sets, toy ships, doll houses , all types of girls & boys toys of Yesteryear.All captions with pricing.160pp.[ black cloth gilt titles, book Fine throughout ] Dust Jacket inner flaps all French text only.No notable defects, NB; Oversea orders only will incur ... View more info

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AN ESSAY ON CHURCH CLOCKS With Reference to the Clock from the Hospital Santa Cruz

By: GIDEON BERMAN

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, TURNER & DEVEREUX: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119737

Condition: Near Fine


Slate green card covers, 210 x 150 mm approx. 60pp. Illustrated with line drawings and 4 plates on glossy paper of b/w photos. The author on a visit to the Museo Federico Mares was inspired to research the history of a clock mechanism which came from the nearby Hospital Santa Cruz. The resultant work is a very readable account of Church Clocks generally as well as the history uncovered of the inspirational mechanism. VG (Booklet - no notable defects and no previous owner... View more info

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BRITISH FURNITURE MAKERS Britain in Pictures no 89

By: GLOAG , John

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1945

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 123814

Condition: VG


VG H/b Interior Fine throughout.1st ed, 48pp, with 8 colour plates & 25 b/w illustrations.Britsih craftsmen of yesteryear , the furniture makers of todays collectable antiques , by J Gloag who is knowledgable on History and Design - so penned with the novelist skill combined with the knowledge & judgment of a writer on historic & contemporary Design.[ ink name initial blank end paper, tight binding, lightly creamed paper ] light edgwear plus small scuff./loss top spine.... View more info

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A List of Grand Patrons , Patrons & Vice-Patrons with Certain Statistics to 31st December 1999

By: Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed [ Mark Masons' Hall ]: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11046

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE. Small Red Masonic Pocket-book.164pp.1st edi.thus. Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons Fund of Benevolence , A List of Grand Patrons etc. with certain statistics to 31st December 1999. [ Offices - Mark Masons' Hall , St Jame's Street, London ] book- no previous owner name or insc. covers very light marks from usage but respectably clean., tight binding , no inscsp , internally Fine . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE YOUNG LION HUNTER

By: GREY , ZANE ,

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, THOMAS NELSON and Sons: 1920

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 121897

Condition: Very Good


Green H/b.Thick format.288pp.c.1920 Fiction Older child Adventure this western novelist Zane Grey." illustrated from Photographs" with 8 b/w plates.[sound copy, clean throughout, No inscsp.] mild fox-dusting to Green illustrated boards & illustrated spine. light handling..Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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THE WORLD OF MODEL CARS

By: GUY R. WILLIAMS

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, ANDRE DEUTSCH: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120897

ISBN: 0233962875

Condition: Near Fine


Brown Boards with beige titles and illustration of model vintage car.208 pp. Illustrated with 16 pages in full colour and over 165 black and white pictures this is a facinating survey of model cars and other road vehicles from tin plate toys through children's miniature pedal and battery- driven cars to die cast and plastic kit models. A book not only for those interested in models but in the history of the car as well. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- light shelf rubbing to b... View more info

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THE ENGLISH JIGSAW PUZZLE 1760 TO 1890

By: HANNAS , Linda ,

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Wayland [ Publishers] Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121964

ISBN: 0853401896

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in VG D/j.no inscsp. L Hannass researched & visited 35 Museums.She is a collector of old Jigsaws'.Puzzles in this book are arranged under subject headings. Publishers, Engravers etc. are listed with their products.Thus the reader/ collector / can discover the Origin & History and see at a glance the whereabouts of any particular puzzle. 164pp.green illus. end papers.59 listed illus.Intro; background,The Inventor etc .Illustrated.[ Dissections / publishers ... View more info

STAMPS WORTH FINDING STAMPS YOU MAY HAVE WHY NOT LOOK? A GUIDE TO THE MEDIUM COLLECTOR

By: HARDY, B.C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, SIDNEY APPLETON: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10577

Condition: Poor


SCARCE Illustrated Paper covered boards, iv+ 67pp Frontis + 3 plts as expected. A source book for identification of discrepancies in the printing or surcharges. Poor. no d/j (Book- wear to paper covered spine with heavy general shelf soiling. No previous owner name or insc. Foxing ranging from light to heavy throughout. Binding sound with no cracks to end papers). An uncommon title. See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH 1868 - 1928

By: HARRIS , NATHANIEL

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LOMOND: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121672

ISBN: 0947782591

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in FINE D/j. book as new.Square format.1st ed.thus., profusely illustrated. 79pp. lavishly illustrated in colour , showing superb craftsmanship using finest materials , an essential guide to one of the world's greatest architects & designers with comprehensive introduction and a magnificent collection of works with explanatory text by N Harris , colour illustrated [all pages ] [ no inscsp / not price clipped ]Please see our image of the actual book offered for s... View more info