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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 / trade / educationalists / literature / Foreign puzzles etc] Postscript.Biblio; Biographical & general index.[ no inscp.book... 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 sale View more info

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ENGRAVINGS OF KENT

By: HART, Ann

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON FIRST EDITION, ROBERT HALE: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5814

ISBN: 0709038402

Condition: Fine


Black cloth with gilt lettering. 238pp.Collection of 80 engravings of Georgian and Victorian Kent with survey of the books and magazines in which they were published.An examination of the techniques of the art form and the Artists & Engravers including Sandby, Bartlett, Woollett & the Finden Bros. Fine in Fine D/J ( no previous owner name or nsc.) PLS See our image View more info

CHATS ON ENGLISH EARTHENWARE

By: HAYDON, ARTHUR

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LONDON, T.FISHER UNWIN: 1912

Seller ID: 4325

Condition: G+


Blue Cloth boards with white titles and laid on illust. to front board. 496pp. Colour frontis + 100 other b/w photo. plts. Noted reference work on English Earthenware which includes chapters and illust on English Delft, Stoneware, Salt Glased Ware, Wedgwood, Leeds Cream Ware, Swansea Plates, Lambeth Delft, Bristol Delft etc. G+ (book - wear to extremities - mainly colour loss but some cloth wear to corners. rear endpaper cracked. Ex lib copy. A well used but sound reference copy). View more info

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EUROPEAN FIREARMS

By: HAYWARD , J F , Ass. Keeper Depmt. Metalwork

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, HMSO / Victoria and Albert Museum: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118203

Condition: Very Good


H/b 1st ed.1955.53pp text. illustrated 35 pages of b/w photograph illustration. JF Hayward of the Victoria & Albert Museum.[ bright blue cloth+Laid-on Title book paper cream ,only 1/2 title page fox tanned.tight binding , No inscsp.External - fine bar small dark mark to middle rear edge. PLS See our image View more info

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SWORDS AND DAGGERS Victoria & Albert Museum Illustrated Booklet No 3

By: HAYWARD , JOHN

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HMSO / Victoria & Albert Museum: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117914

Condition: Good +


Sewn Paper Back Good+, 1st ed. 1951.42pp, HMSO illustrated Booklet no 3. Victoria & Albert Museum - Swords & Daggers by JF Hayward. Covering the period of end 15th century -to- beginning 19th century. 10 pages of text followed by 32 b/w photographic plates.[ book - tight binding , clean throughout , No inscsp,]external - light handling wear, med brown tanning to paper-covers. Two shillings net . PLs see our image. View more info

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THE COIN COLLECTOR , Collector Series

By: HAZLITT , W CAREW

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, GEORGE REDWAY Publisher: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119840

Condition: Good


Green with bright gilt lettering to spine & front board , 304pp illustrated with 12 full-page plates in b/w.[ includes;- Coin Collections & collectors / Unique & remarkable coins / Greek - Rome - Europe - UK etc / market values] book No inscsp.no annotations.a sound copy, paper creamed, light fox spotting to end papers, 1st & last pages.Uncut foredge. Exterior light wear, edgewear colour rub/lfade. 2mm softness top/tail spine causing top spine rear to split tear line of 5mm. PLS See our images. View more info

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JUGS A Guide to Collecting Shire No 287

By: HENRYWOOD , Dr.R K , Award winner McColvin Medal

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Princess Risborough, SHIRE Publications Ltd: 1995

Seller ID: 122245

ISBN: 0747801592

Condition: VG


VG [ internal FINE] P/b.1995.No.287. In the 19th c.Jugs were regarded as essential for milk, water, beverages.; with more decorative jugs for the wealthier in society.[ Intro; / Sprig Moulding/ Transfer print / Relief mould / other techniques / later jugs] Profusely illustrated b/w plates to all pages.Author Note to rear.Gloss; Further reading.Places to visit [ No inscsp.]clean staples , light edgewear/wear.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BY PIKE AND DYKE A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic

By: HENTY, G.A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & SON: 1890

Seller ID: 10976

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Thick format 384pp.c.1890's.illus. 8 b/w plates, by Victorian Artist + 4 Maps. Frontis " Ned turned and faced the Spaniards".[ Dark Victorian foredge. No inscsp , tight binding, med-heavy fox tan 1st/ last few pages, 2mm softness top/tail spine ] Light shadings/markings to boards.Undated early edition. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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STANDARD CATALOGUE OF THE COINS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 1949 EDITION

By: HERBERT ALLEN SEABY

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, B A SEABY LTD: 1948

Seller ID: 120226

Condition: Good


Pale Blue stiff Paper Cover with red and dark blue titles, 90 pp incl publisher's adverts and subscription form. Useful reference work for the list of types not included in earlier editions and for the illustration and list of mint marks by C A Whitton and H A Seaby. VG (Booklet- light foxing/tanning to covers but no notable wear or soiling. No annotations or previous owner name. Binding Sound). Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

Image for QUEENS OWN HIGHLANDERS Seaforth & Camerons etc Plus ; The Liverpool Scottish etc & The Lovat Scouts FAMOUS REGIMENTS on Cigarette and Trade Cards

QUEENS OWN HIGHLANDERS Seaforth & Camerons etc Plus ; The Liverpool Scottish etc & The Lovat Scouts FAMOUS REGIMENTS on Cigarette and Trade Cards

By: HUNTER , David J , former Army Intelligent Corps , Active member Military Historical Society etc

Price: £5.95

Publisher: Nottingham, Privately Published / Adlard Printers: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122105

ISBN: 0953373878

Condition: Fine


FINE Lamiinate P/b, no inscsp.The Title etc's: - Seaforth Highlanders Ross-Shire Buffs The Duke of Albany's; formerly the 72nd & 78th Foot. / The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders formerly the 79th Foot / The Liverpool Scottish formerly the 10th Battalion The King's Liverpool Regiment.illustrated 'nigh all pages.56pp.Colour & b/w plates.Author educated in Edinburgh - joined the Army - Intelligent Corps - home & abroad - after retirement became self-employed & holds collector [ cards & postcards ] Fairs - an active member of Military Historical Society etc. Please see our image of the actual book ... View more info

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CLOCK AND WATCH MAKERS IN WALES Revised Edition

By: IORWERTH C. PEATE

Price: £15.00

Publisher: CARDIFF, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WALES WELSH FOLK MUSEUM: 1975

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 123690

ISBN: 0854850333

Condition: Fine


Brown Boards with gilt titles to spine, 215 x 145 mm approx. xii + 112 pp + vii plates on glossy paper. 11 Figs as called for. First published in 1945 the copy offered is the 3rd revised edition incorporating additions to the collection at the National Museum and augmented list of makers. Written as an introduction to the study of clock and watch making in Wales it includes chapters on The development of clocks and watches and clock and watch making in Wales + A list of clock and watchmakers working in Wales in the 17th to 19th Centuries and a catalogue of the horological items in the Welsh Fo... View more info

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THE MODERN STRUWWELPETER

By: JAN STRUTHER , ERNEST SHEPARD ,

Price: £125.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN & CO LTD: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121075

Condition: Good


SCARCE.Illustrated paper covered boards with green cloth quarter binding.250 x 190 mm approx. x + 38 pp. First Edition 1st printing by Methuen 1936. Struther's and Shepard's take on Heinrick Hoffmann's Struwwelpeter being a collection of 10 illustrated stories which first appeared in Punch. Good no d/j (Book- Cloth faded, paper rubbed at edges exposing boards. Mild shelf soiling. Moderate foxing to end papers and pencil gift inscr. and date to front free end paper Xmas 1936. Glue to spine failing with a couple of signatures strained as a result but mull and tapes holding and binding generally ... View more info

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BABAR AND FATHER CHRISTMAS

By: JEAN DE BRUNHOFF

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, METHUEN & CO LTD: 1948

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 119364

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards with red cloth quarterbinding. 360x265mm approx.Red illustrated end papers. 40pp 4th English Edition of this classic collectible children's book in which Zephir the little monkey tells his friends of the wonderful story of Christmas Eve, in the world of men. Good (Book- Red cloth spine Fine -no tears.Rubbing wear to paper at corner tips, old cellotape affixed to hinge of front end paper, ink gift inscription to reverse of front end paper beneath list of previous books in series. A little light foxing to prelim and last few pages. Cellotape repaired tear of 3 cm... View more info

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HEY! DIDDLE DIDDLE AND OTHER NURSERY RHYMES

By: JOHN HASSALL , Illustrator

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, BLACKIE & SON: 1920

Seller ID: 122915

Condition: Good


Illustrated sewn card covers with plain paper spine. 255 x 200 mm approx. Undated circa 1920's and unpaginated (22pp). 3 colour illustrations of which one double page, 3 full page and 16 others in black and white. Collection of traditional nursery rhymes with charming illustrations by John Hassall. Good (Covers - Heavy rubbing to extremities involving some loss to spine and creasing. Illustrated box for gift inscription blank, finger soiling to margins of some pages and some general dust soiling to gutters of pages. Binding sound with no other notable defects). Please see our images of the act... View more info

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CHATS on MILITARY CURIOS

By: JOHNSON , Stanley C , MA DSc FRES.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, T.FISHER UNWIN: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6249

Condition: VG


VG H/b.1st ed.1915.Thick format 350pp.[8 of publisher's adverts].Listed illustrations.[ War Money / curios by prisoners / medallions, prints / brasses / autographs , postage stamps / decorations / medals /weapons / armour / uniforms , crests / Regimental nomenclature] ( red cloth Bright Gilt decs.+ tile to front, No fade.Also bright Gilt title & motif to a faded spine. Sound clean copy. No cracks to end papers. No previous owner name or inscp. uncut pages. Hint of foxing to end papers & and pages a little browned. Sun fade to spine. No notable wear to boards).Pls see our images. View more info

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MONEY IN BRITAIN , A History of the Coins and Notes of the British Isles

By: JOSSET , C R , BARNES , G A ,

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles [Publishers] Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119992

ISBN: 0715365851

Condition: VG+


Near FINE P/b.1st ed. Catalogue - Scottish coins , Irish coins, Eire coins, etc. Printed Note issues, translations of mottoes on coins. Profuselly illus. b/w plates & in line by artist GA Barnes.Author CR Josset .Foreword Peter Seaby.[ Pre-Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Norman rule, Plantagenants, Lancaster, York, Tudors, Stuarts, Commonwealth , Hanover , Victoria, 20th c., Channel Isles, Isle of Man, etc].390pp.215x140mm [ clean bright orange covers, No inscsp. tight binding, clean throughout no annotation., tiny dot wear/rub to corners.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BLACK DOLLY The Story of a Junk Pony

By: KEEPING , Charles , Artist & author

Price: £29.95

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 118329

ISBN: 0340331992

Condition: VG


1983 1st ed thus- P/b Collected Artist & ilustrator Charles Keeping , text also by him.Unpaginated 32pp.Tight binding , no inscsps.[ Collectable Childrens illustrated] 6yrs+. Pink illus Laminated square covers.light handling and corner crease-lines to R top/front & L top rear.50mm. PLS See our image. View more info

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THE CHRISTMAS STORY As Told on Play Schooll [ BBC ]

By: KEEPING , Charles , Artist ,

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, BBC / Britsih Broadcasting Corporation: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121334

ISBN: 0563074906

Condition: VG


1968.1st ed.Large slim [ 28pp] H/b in D/j Both VG.The Christmas Story As Told on Play School [ BBC ] illustrated in large 2-tone scenes by Artist Charles Keeping one of Britain's Award Winning & Foremost book illustrator's; his drawings show action movement.[ No inscsp, no annotation ,sound binding,foredge tan] Dust Jacket price clipped, very minor edgewear, now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .NOT a library book. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info