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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 refere... 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 ... 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 collecto... 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 ... 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