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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 numerous countries with statistics on one side & Architectural Masterpieces of the world to the other side. card circular to sh... 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 inscsp to 1st blank page. foxi tan spotting mainly 1st few pages margins. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the ... 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 table at rear of auction prices achieved. 2nd impression of 1988. Fine/Near Fine(Book- no notable defects, no previous owner... 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. + 4 pages in Colour. no inscsp.no annotaion, no crayon.Udated.C.1930's. Upaginated 8 pages story conts. onto end papers. cov... 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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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 defects. PLS See our image 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 pages fox tan ] grubbed well handled covers with some cloth lift to spine top.The Itchingfield Estate, near Horsham Ad.to re... 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 VG., External covers edgewear all edges of cloth rub/fade & tiny loss top spine.PLS see our images View more info

LOOPIN AND JAGGERS IN THE TOWN OF THE CANDLEMAKERS Book 3

By: LORETTA MOORE , WILCOX ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: TORONTO, BLUE RIBBON: 1945

Seller ID: 123939

Condition: Good


Illustrated Stapled Paper wraps, 170 x 120 mm approx. Un paginated ( 12pp) and un dated - copyright 1945. Book 3 in a series of 4 published as a brand promotion by Blue Ribbon Grocery Suppliers of Toronto Canada and obtainable on the submission of coupons to the value of £3. Charming anamorphic illustrations of appeal to the younger child to ensure parents were loyal to the brand! Good (Covers - A little light foxing and staples rusty. Book block- no previous owner name or insc. Negligible marginal soiling. Binding sound). Please see our images of the actual ephemeral item offered for sale 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+ titles & illus. to spine & bright gilt illus.+ titles to Front board.a sound copy, neat discreet bunny bookplate to base 1/2 ti... View more info

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THE PRINCESS and the GOBLIN

By: MACDONALD , George , FOLKARD , Charles ,

Price: £49.00

Publisher: London , New York, Dent , Dutton , Illustrated Classics: 1951

Seller ID: 122686

Condition: VG


1951.UNCOMMON " Last Reprint 1951 " VG H/b in Poor+ D/j.-216pp.illustrated 8 full-page Colour +14 b/w by collected Artist Charles Folkard. green/blue shade decorative boards + matching end papers & illus D/j.0ne of the Children's Illustrated Classics , Dent / Dutton .The setting is Scotland , Scottish fairy tale by collected author George MacDonald [ The Princess and the Curdie etc] Aberdeen University.[ book tight bindings , ink inscsp.to half-title page , clean copy with light fox 1st few pages only+foredge] [ Dust Jacket price clipped to top inner flap corner, light fade moreso to s... View more info

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ALBUM FOR FRESHWATER FISH , BROOKE BOND PICTURE CARDS ALBUM

By: MACMAHON , A F Magri , PETTES , E V ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, BROOKE BOND: 1960

Seller ID: 6799

Condition: Fair


FAIR P/b Internal VG. Small Oblonbg.Brooke Bond Tea Album Text by AFM MacMahon.Colour illustrated by EV Petts.Complete - 50 cards. Soft Fin & Spiny Fin fishes , List in Order of Families undated c.1960's [ No inscsp.Clean staples, 6d , 110x184mm. 2 ink fish names in one margin. 30mm closed spine-line tear up from base with old removed cellotape margin & small nick to top edge. Please see our images of the actual album offered for sale. View more info

Image for THE BESSIE MARCHANT OMNIBUS BOOK The Gold-Marked Charm , Sally Makes Good , Three Girls in Mexico ,

THE BESSIE MARCHANT OMNIBUS BOOK The Gold-Marked Charm , Sally Makes Good , Three Girls in Mexico ,

By: MARCHANT , Bessie ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 0

Seller ID: 123754

Condition: Good -


Good- H/b in Poor D/j. c.1940's.Thick Format 896pp. Three Long Stories in one Volume.[ red cloth black titles, small neat fading ink name to initial blank page ffep, book block sound, no exposed hinges] cover fade to cloth from D/j loss areas , slight book lean , small tear to base spine crease.[ Dust Jacket price clipped, smaller losses to rear edge & spine base, main loss to spine top. A read only copy, clean throughout.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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DIANA CARRIES ON

By: MARCHANT , Bessie , [1891- 1941]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, THOMAS NELSON and Sons Ltd: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119144

Condition: Good -


Good-H/b. Undated 1st ed [as published ]1924..illus.Frontis;" Diana, it is one of our neighbours.Mr Bing of Eastern Europe" illus. 8 b/w plates by Artists of the era.Prolific Author Bessie Marchant [ 1891-1941] [ Khaki illus.cloth, thick fomat 335pp.190x140mm. internal sound with no exposed end papers, no inscp. but small paper remains of previous owner's label , sliight fox tannnig/spotting 1st/last few pages plus several margins throughout.] boards mild wrinkling to rear, spine cloth softened over time, slight edgewear fade/rub. 2mm softness top/tail spine ] Please see our images o... View more info

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A COUNTESS FROM CANADA A Story of Life in the Backwoods

By: MARCHANT, BESSIE , CUNEO, CYRUS

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE and Son Ltd: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2312

Condition: Good


RARE 1st Edition- Dated 1911 to Title Page.Blue & orange boards illus front & spine, Bright Gilt titles to front & spine.Thick format 360pp. illus 6 pastel-Colour plates by Artist Cyrus Cuneo. Children's adventure.[ minor lean due to spine wearing thin with 2mm softness top/tail,.rub to extremities ,slight wear to cloth. several light marks from handling over the years, old ink inscsp to rear of initial blank page with it's top corner cut away. fox tan to page margins, more to 1st/last few pages. Dark green-tone foredge. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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JANE FILLS THE BREACH

By: MARCHANT, Bessie [ 1862-1941 ] , HILEY , F E ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Ltd: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2437

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Thick format.256pp.200X140mm .Tan boards dec. lines & spine illus. First edition was undated [ this title is not listed in "other titles" on page 4, so a pos.1st edition{1932}]. Publisher's A5 advertisement of the book loosely laid inside. Illustrated by Artist Francis E Hiley.Author, B Marchant, was a prolific children's author[1862-1941 A stirring yarn set in South America.[ light foxing 1st few pages & foredge , small ink name to initial blank page ffep, tight binding] edgewear colour- rub-loss.overall clean & tidy copy. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE GHOST OF ROCK GRANGE

By: MARCHANT, BESSIE [ Mrs J A Comfort], ROBERTSON , G E

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge / SPCK: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28

Condition: Fair


Undated 1900 as Published.[ also a light inscsp. dated 1900 ] An unusual slim Marchant volume. 127pp.+16pp advertisements " Published Under the Direction of the General Literature Committee"[ Children's Victorian authors] Bessie Marchant [ Mrs. J A Comfort ] illus.Artist GE Robertson with one b/w Frontis-plate.& vignettes throughout. A ghostly encounter foe Molly. small floral wallpaper design to end papers [ small book blue illus cover, clear Gilt titles to spine, minor edge-wear colour fade/rub.most to top/tail of spine, 1900 neat inscsp. to rear of Frontis. . tanned foredge sometimes encro... View more info

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ISLAND BORN A Tale of Hawaii

By: MARCHANT, BESSIE, BATES , LEO

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Limited: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1045

Condition: VG


Interior VG. 1921 1st edition was undated by publishers - neat ink inscsp. to fep dated 1923 [ 2nd ed. printed 1927] not listed on this book's list of titles.Grey/orange illus boards. Prolific Victorian children's adventure author Bessie Marchant. A story set on the Island of Hawaii.Illustrated by Victorian Artist Leo Bates with 4 b/w plates.256pp [book- tight bindings, no exposed hinges, ink inscsp to fep, fox browned end-papers only] light white mottling fading to rear board - just begining to front, 2mm softness top/tail spine.overall outer boards Good. Please see our image of the actual ... View more info

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THE GIRL CAPTIVES A Story of the Indian Frontier

By: MARCHANT, Bessiee, RAINEY, William , R.I.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, BLACKIE & Son Limited: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2421

Condition: Fair


Fair H/b.1st edi. Title page Dated 1900. Olive illus.boards, Gilt titles to front & illus.spine.240pp+32pg of Publisher's Adverts..illus.Victorian Artist W Rainy R.I.with 4 b/w plates. [ boards now not so vibrant but Gilt still strong, all corners rubbed, 2mm softness top/tail spine, tanned foreedge encroaching onto some page margins, med fox browning to end papers &1st few pages. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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TOBY JUGS A Guide to Collecting Shire No 310

By: MCLAREN , Dr.Graham , Specialist of Ceramics & Glass etc

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Princess Risborough, SHIRE Publications Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122244

ISBN: 0747802599

Condition: VG


VG [ internal FINE] P/b.1st ed.No.310.Toby Jugs are regarded as having a peculiarly British character; hence the enthusiastic collectors. Today's form first appeared 1760's by Staffordshire potters.[ Manufacturing techniques / the Development / Stylistic development / / Manufacturers ] Profusely illustrated b/w plates to all pages.Author Note to rear.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