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CLOCK AND WATCH MAKERS IN WALES

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: Near 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 ... 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 1... 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 ... 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 ... 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... 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, clea... 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... View more info

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BRITISH CLOCKS AND CLOCKMAKERS ( Britain in Pictures no 111 )

By: KENNETH ULLYETT , FR Met S ,

Price: £4.50

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123636

Condition: Very Good


Paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust jacket. 225 x 165 mm approx. 48pp. Nos. 111 in the Britain In Pictures Series. Written with the skill of the technical historian and the enthusiasm of the life long connoisseur and collector. VG /Good (Book- Shelf wear to bottom edge of boards, offset browning to end papers with a couple of foxing spots. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket - colour rubbing to extremities- mainly spine edges. No tears or notabl... View more info

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ISLAMIC ART and CULTURE Timeline and History

By: KHALILI , Nasser D , Professor , PhD KSS KCFO

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cairo, The American University Cairo Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120160

ISBN: 9774161947

Condition: Fine


h/b D/j.FINE/FINE.The Timeline is followed by an essay on the history of islamic Art & Culture; with individual chpts; devoted to Calligraphy / Qur'ans / Miniature painting / Bookbinding / Laquer-painting / Pottery & ceramics / Glass & Rock Crystal / Metalwork / arms & armour / Jewelry / Carpets & Textiles / Coins / Architecture [ Comprehensive art books ] Wonderful Colour photographic plates to all pages on all subjects.Includes a turning Circular-wheel Chart to show nu... View more info

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THE GILPINS and THEIR FORTUNES An Australian Tale

By: KINGSTON , William H G ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, S.P.C.K./ Society Promoting Christian Knowlwdge: 1884

Seller ID: 120731

Condition: Good


Victorian Illustrated Cloth Boards with gilt and brown titles. 185 x 130 mm approx. 160 pp + 4pp of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 3 other full page illustrations by an eminent Victorian Artist. Undated but printer's code to catalogue 11084. A Tale of brothers James & Arthur Gilpin -fresh from school- who depart England bound for Australia to seek adventure. green illus. boards a little general shelf wear& soil to cloth boards. Sound binding,Original end papers. Ink insc... View more info

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DECORATIVE ART 1880-1980 Christie's Pictorial Histories

By: KLEIN, Dan , A Head at Christie's. BISHOP, Margaret , Decorative Art Consultant

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OXFORD, PHAIDON- CHRISTIE'S LIMITED: 1988

Seller ID: 118115

ISBN: 0714880256

Condition: Fine


Christie's Auction House & Distinguished Art publisher Phaidon.Maroon boards with gilt titles to spine, 290x220mm approx. 264pp. 700 illustrations of which 175 in colour. Published in Christie's pictorial histories series and featuring collectable items which have passed through their salerooms grouped by type ,style, movements and crafts ie Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Tiffany, Silver, Arts and Crafts, Metal Work, George Jensen etc etc. Text descriptions of items featured and... View more info

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MRS NIBBLE Finds A New Home [This Actual Title is printed, in full, to Front cover & Picture is also Different]

By: LAWSON WOOD

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1930

Seller ID: 121602

Condition: Poor+


Small square P/b.Pos.undated 1st ed.? Back cover picture text is " And then they went to stay with Uncle Gnaw in the country, and he was very pleased to see them. The accompanying illustration shows Uncle Gnaw patting the boy mouse's head, with Mrs Mouse & girl mouse in attendance.[ inside book block stitching is sound, pictures are clean & illustrated by collected Artist Lawson Wood; His illus. always depict charm, fun, humour with animal characters] red-tine illus.... View more info

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THE WOOLLY-CUDDLE Helps the Lost Little Girl , The Noo-Zoo Tales

By: LAWSON WOOD

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1930

Seller ID: 122103

Condition: Good -


Uncommon.Small square P/b.Back cover advertising Ovaltine.c.1930's ? 12pp.illustrated by collected Artist Lawson Wood; His illus. always depict charm, fun, humour with animal characters.Colour & red-tone illustrated. [ no inscsp. no annotation] covers light handling soil, rusted staples, top & base spine crease coming adrift.small loss to front picture. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BULBS and BLOSSOMS

By: LE FEUVRE, AMY , LANCE, E ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The RELIGIOUS TRACT Society / RTS: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6058

Condition: Good +


Textured cloth boards- resembling vellum- Gilt titles & Ggilt Lilly blossom & Bulb to front.48pp.Charming illustrations- b/w frontis+ 3 other full-page & numerous others in text; with vignettes & end pieces by Artist Ebeline Lance.Victorian country times. Appears to be a first edition from the quality of the binding and the fact that the book was first published by the RTS in 1898. There is an ink gift inscp. " For dear little Cyril ..." dated April 28th '98.to initial ... View more info

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A WOMAN'S DEBT

By: LE QUEUX , WILLIAM

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, WARD, LOCK & CO: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117797

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with black titles and line decs, 185x130mm approx. 256pp. Good (Book- Moderate shelf wear and soiling, no previous owner name or insc. Paper of book block a little tanned. Binding sound. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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POSTCARDS FROM KEW

By: LEWIS, GWILYM

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1887

ISBN: 0112500374

Condition: VG+


1st edition Slim larger format Paperback,The Royal Botanic Gardens ,Kew, London.As well as being an illustrated guide to the gardens the book provides a brief history of Kew and much information of value to Postcard Collectors.The author has collected 120 postcards from his private collection. .to take the reader for a walk through the gardens. [History -Kew/History] [Orangery/lake/lily/king Williams Temple/Japanese Gateway/etc] no inscsp, tight bindings, no notable defe... View more info

ENGLISH AND FRENCH COOKERY The Housekeeper Series Vol.1 Percy Lindley Popular Handbooks

By: LINDLEY , Percy , Ed.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, POPULAR HANDBOOKS 123-5 Flleet Street: 1890

Seller ID: 6752

Condition: Good


Small Slim H/b. c. 1890.[ comprehensive range / Common sense cookery / nutrtion / digestion/ sweets /biscuits /bread / tinned / preserved / soups /fish /meat / poultry /game /sauces /vegetables /puddings /pies /invalid / beverages / beers/ wines / diet / cooking for dogs / equipment.147pp. + 14 pp.blank pages Memoranda. Undated.The Housekeeper Series Volume 1 Percy Lindley Popular Handbooks of 19th c. [ well used yet still sound copy, No inscp. no annotation.1st/last few... View more info

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THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH

By: LONGFELLOW , Henry Wadsworth , DIXON , Arthur A , Artist

Price: £9.50

Publisher: LONDON / NEW YORK, ERNEST NISTER / E P DUTTON: 1920

Seller ID: 6810

Condition: VG-


H/b VG-.Undated c. 1920's?.Green line illus.end papers.Profusely illustrated Colour & b/w by Artiist AA Dixon.A charm of an old book.Children & adult alike.Verse by 19th c.Poet HW Longfellow.Miles Standish is the Puritan Captain . 159pp.[olive cloth gilt titles & billowing ship to front cover of book , ink inscsp. to 1/2 title page - not illus. end paper., Sound copy, bright clean papges, light tan to end papers only [ different type of paper].top gilt foredge.Internal V... View more info

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RUNAWAYS and CASTAWAYS

By: LUCAS , E V , [ED] , BEDFORD , F D ,

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, WELLS- GARDNER DARTON & Co Ltd: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6247

Condition: VG


VG H/b.210x150mm.310pp+ 14 pages publisher's adverts. Charming pictures;- with Two Full page Colour illus.to Frontis; & Title page+ further b/w full-page illus. by Artist F D Bedford.Edited by E V Lucas [ Charles Dicken's Boldheart / Tom's Adventure at Harthover Hill by Kingsley etc. [ F Ansty / Lucy Landon / George Eliot / J H Ewing / Alexandre Dumas / Bret Harte / Mark Twain ] David Copperfield Walks to London , Tom,Huck & Joe etc. Intro. 26pp. [ red-shade boards+ ti... View more info