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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

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ART NOUVEAU JEWELLERY and FANS

By: MOUREY , Gabriel , VALLANCE, Aymer, & other Contributors

Price: £9.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, DOVER Publications Inc.: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 117870

ISBN: 0486229610

Condition: VG


Large Slim VG P/b.1st ed. thus:- Republication of Modern Design in Jewellery & Fans by worldwide Artists & Craftsmen. Fine examples. Profusely illustrated 110 b/w plates & 8 in Colour. 149pps. Superb craftsmanship using finest materials from around the World. Text by numerous contributors from different countries. G Mourey with French examples, A Vallance with British examples etc. [ Austria / Belgian / Gerrmany etc] clean throughout, tight binding, tidy attractive High School plate to 1st blank page [ffep] - no other inscsp. or annotation. Laminted Cover edgewear col.rub/loss, small creases, ... View more info

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MR and MRS FUZZI MOPS , Fuzzimops

By: MUCKLEY , A FAIRFAX ,

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1950

Seller ID: 119754

Condition: VG


UNCOMMON title.Small sqre h/b VG. Undated c. 1940-50 .Animal tales - the adventures of 2 Squirrels .Larger blue font text for the younger child. Colour & blue-tone in line drawings by artist A Fairfax Muckley. FRontis - Sly Bill sat and sulked.Unpaginated. Pink end papers & pink margins to pages.sound copy interior clean throughout on gloosy paper. External dark slate-grey card boards+ col tipped-on plate to front. faded red cloth spine.few minor marks to clean boards.ink inscsp & inked-in " this book belongs to". [ Collectable series] PLS See our image View more info

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INTO THE UNKNOWN WEST or The Story of Columbus

By: MUNDELL , Frank

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, GALL & INGLIS:

Seller ID: 120491

Condition: Good +


Undated.BLue & Creamv boards wit Sailor to front & to spine.Thick format, 253pp.One frontis illus. by prominent Victorian artist of the time. light-med fox tan spotting 1st/last pages+ foredge. Older child & collectors.History - Columbus.[ fiction novel based on facts] tight binding, no exposed hing , No inscsp., clean copy, very minoe edgewear as encased in protective clear , easily removable , cover. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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A CATALOGUE OF CAMPAIGN AND INDEPENDENCE MEDALS ISSUED DURING THE TWENTIETH CENTURY TO THE BRITISH ARMY

By: N.W.POULSOM , Major.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: NEWCASTLE, MINERVA MUMISMATIC HANDBOOKS no 4: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121016

ISBN: 0900309024

Condition: VG+


Internally fine throughout. Illustrated Card Covers, Stapled laminated paperback. 215 x 140 mm approx. 128 pp. Handbook No Four in series.Contents, Campaign, United Nations, Independence and Commonwealth Campaign Medals. Lists in detail the different dies of medals awarded to and authorised to be worn by the British Army, and to give reference to the authority for the awards. VG+ ( Book- Light shelf soiling to front cover and minor rubbing. No previous owner name or insc.) 20/- . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE SAGA OF SHIPS , BROOKE BOND PICTURE CARD ALBUM

By: NAISH , George , VILLIERS , Alan [ Intro.] COBB , David ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: READING, BROOKE BOND OXO Ltd: 1960

Seller ID: 124248

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b.Small Oblonbg.Brooke Bond Picture Cards [ Brooke Bond Tea Album ]Text by G Naish , Intro. by A Villiers , .Colour illustrated by D Cobb. undated c.1960's [Clean staples, 6d , no inscsp , some cards show tiny tan edge-outline ] Complete - 50 cards neatly stuck. No inscsp. 110x184mm Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ADVENTURES AT HAMPTON COURT

By: NEEDHAM, VIOLET

Price: £80.00

Publisher: LONDON, LUTTERWORTH PRESS: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10325

Condition: VG


Maroon Boards with gilt lettering to spine, Illustrated end papers, 160pp. First Edition 1st printing 1954.VG/ Poor+(Book- Name of previous owner to free front end paper which has been partially snopaked out. date of publication in ink to foot and a few light foxing spots. Boards clean and free from shelf wear. Dust Jacket- price clipped with numerous tears max- 30mm top rear panel and ditto to top front panel, nicks and with some loss- max 13x15mm chip to top front panel near spine fold with lesser pieces of loss around head and tail, associated line creases and colour loss rubbing generally ... View more info

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THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM in verse

By: NESBIT, E , [ NESBIT , Edith ]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Saint Paul's Graveyard , London, GRIFFITH, FARRAN OKEDEN & WELSH [ Griffith , Farran & Company ]: 1894

Seller ID: 9260

Condition: Good


c.1894.SCARCE.Small P/b.Illustrated sewn card, landscape format, Undated, Credited on rear end paper as produced and printed by Ernest Nister, Nuremberg, Unpaginated, 14pp all edges gilt. Short story in rhyming verse and charming vignettes and illustrations of two Victorian children following what they believe to be the Star of Bethlehem across a snowy winters landscape in search of the Christ Child, An early and scarce title by Edith Nesbit who later found fame with The Treasure Seekers and The Railway Children. Good + (book- small impressed book seller's seal to half title, moderate general ... View more info

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DOT A TALE FOR THE VERY LITTLE ONES in Words of One Syllable

By: No Author Stated , COOKE , E W , Artist

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE / SPCK: 1870

Seller ID: 117872

Condition: Good


Victorian Red cloth boards with black and gilt embossed decs and gilt titles. 155x125mm approx.92pp+ 4 of publisher's adverts. Illustration of a Tinker's wayside camp engraved by E W Cooke 1869 to frontis, tissue guard and further steel engraving repeating the small gilt illustration to front board on half title. Tale of Dot the small child of a Tinker, Bill Mace and of her friendship with a playmate,Nell.Undated but [1870] according to listings held at National and University Libraries Good (Book- Shelf wear and fading to extremities of boards with numerous lliquid splash marks. Ink stamp nam... View more info

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THE DISCOVERY OF SHIP MODELS

By: NORMAN BOYD

Price: £8.50

Publisher: COLCHESTER, NAPIER EDITIONS: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 121630

ISBN: 0946235015

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED Copy.Blue Faux leather boards with gilt titles to spine. 152pp. 51 b/w photographic plates. Interesting work which sets out to explain the development of ship models through the ages ; the many purposes of models, most of which had a serious part to play in the countless stages of maritime development. Chapters include Shipbuilders' models, Napoleonic Prisoner Models, Sailor Models, Recreational models and kits, Experimental models, Some modern professionals and Training models etc. The book also contains an extensive list of collections available to view, hints for prospective collecto... View more info

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THE BIG LAUGH

By: O''HARA, JOHN

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, THE CRESSET PRESS: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8161

Condition: Fine


H/b+ Dust Jacket,FINE/VG.1st ed. dark Blue cloth+ Gilt titles. 250pp.This novel is set in Hollywood; featuring the singularly unsavory youth Hubert Ward. (book- no previous owner name or inscription, fine] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 18s , minor shelf soiling to white of rear panel , tiny rub to front corner edge , even tanned spine..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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MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY RHYMES

By: OPPER , F , ANNON TRADITIONAL

Price: £200.00

Publisher: LONDON, J.M.DENT: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119591

Condition: Fair


(The book has been graded fair because of the loss of one leaf pp257/8 containing the rhymes and associated illustrations for Jack Spratt's Cat and Little Blue Ben and damage to the fore edge of the colour frontis plate. The latter has been laid on to a leaf of paper the same as the new end papers The book has also clearly been a favorite as over 20 of the pages of illustrations have been coloured or partially coloured- in the main quite neatly. There are also some fingerprints/ smudges to numerous pages). This is a scarce and collectable book there being no offerings elsewhere that we can fin... View more info

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EXLIBRIS JAPAN An INTRODUCTORY HANDBOOK to the BOOKPLATES of JAPAN [ A Study of Japanese Bookplates ]

By: PARFIT, Cliff , Director English Centre , Japan

Price: £150.00

Publisher: TOKYO , Japan, NIPPON EXLIBRIS Association: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6317

Condition: Fine


SCARCE.H/b Dust Jacket FINE/NearFINE. 1st ed." Meticulous workmanship, beautiful handmade paper & careful printing are all part of the Japanese exlibris world; in a country of small - bonsai, netsuke & origami - small graphic work has a special appeal to Japanese artists." A study of Japanese bookplates containing an introductory essay on Japanese Exlibris, Short bibliography, 71pp Colour plates showing Bookplates. list of Japanese Exlibris Artists. (Olive boards with gilt titles to book , No inscsp.] D/j not clipped, very minor rouche to rear base - no tears, no creases, now in clear ... View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF POTTERY and PORCELAIN No 51

By: PAYTON , GEOFFREY , PAYTON , MARY

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10362

ISBN: 0723215189

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in near Fine D/j.1st ed.illustrated 8 Pages of Colour plates + 123 line & 1/2 tone , 192pp. No 51 in Observer series.Preface , intro; An A-Z of Pottery & Porcelain , 4 Appendices [ Dates / Notable collections / Useful books / Marks ] " First rate deserving every success" Geoffrey A Godden FRSA" [Bright Sky blue boards navy titles. Book 1278-573 , card no 73-80247.[ No inscsp ]Dust Jacket price clipped,.Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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The OBSERVER'S BOOK of GLASS

By: PAYTON , Mary , PAYTON , Geoffrey

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122404

ISBN: 0723215499

Condition: VG+


VG H/b in VG+ D/j.1st ed.1976. No 62 in series.192pp.Colour & b/w illustrated: 95 b/w & 8 Pages in Colour.Bristol Blue vase to front.G Patton & M Payton are widely known to Collectors , A-Z Glass and Appendices Card no.75-8054.[ 608.1175] no inscsp. clean throughout. fox tan starting to end papers & foredge.[ Dust Jacket price clipped starting to fox cream; no loss, no tears, no crease] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION OF WELSH BYGONES A DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF OLD-FASHIONED LIFE IN WALES

By: PEATE, IORWERTH C.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: CARDIFF, THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WALES AND BY THE PRESS BOARD OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WALES: 1929

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 8966

Condition: VG


SCARCE Paperback , VG , Card wraps with printed titles. xvi + 148pp + LII b/w photo. plates at end. Part I pp 1 to 79 contains a descriptive account of old fashioned life in Wales with chapters on Crafts and industries such as Spinning and Weaving, Wood- Turning, Mining and Domestic industries. The Kitchen- Fireplace, Cooking, Knives Forks Spoons, Horse-brasses, Clocks Chairs dressers etc. The Farm - Sheep Marks, Threshing and Winnowing, Appliances, Social and commercial life bank notes and tokens etc. Folklore and Customs, Transport etc etc. Part II The Catalogue pp 80-145 being the exhibits,... View more info

LALIQUE A Collector's Guide

By: PERCY , Christopher Vane , Interior Designer of Repute [Home & Abroad] & Lalique Collector

Price: £29.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books / Crown Publishers: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124346

ISBN: 0517690950

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b in VG+ D/j 1st ed.Author on e of London's most successful Interior Designer who has been collecting Lalique since 1971; the owner of several of the artist's most famous works.Of unique interest to collectors will be the comprehensive list of all the 1,562 objects listed in Lalique's massive trade catalogue of 1932.....some dated for the first time. illustrated 72 [ listed] large b/w photo-plates with some in Colour. Intro; [ The Man & His Glass - Glassmaker Artist Rene Lalique , Born 1860 France / for a collector / Vases / bowls / tableware , macots , scent bottles , paper weights , s... View more info

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STEIFF Sensational Teddy Bears, Animals and Dolls

By: PISTORIUS, ROLF, PISTORIUS, CHRISTEL ,

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Maryland, USA, Hobby House Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11624

ISBN: 0875883567

Condition: Fine


FINE Large H/b in FINE D/j.1st ed.Steiff Teddy Bears , Dolls & all kinds of Animals: cats dogs & wild animals. Textby R & C Pistorius. How to test for the Authenticity of Steiff / REference.Intro; Brief history - Margarete Steff 1847 - 1909. Steiff ephemera - advertising products. Hugo Steiff credited for starting the factory belt-production. Profusely Colour illustrated.Biblio;160pp.[ bright mid-blue cloth , book Fine as new, No inscsp] Dust Jacket also Fine as new, not clipped.335x235mm approx. NB sadly a heavy book that will require extra postage for oversea orders. now in clear easily Remo... View more info

RAMAGE AND THE DRUM BEAT

By: POPE , DUDLEY

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8198

Condition: Near Fine


H/b+ D/j Near FINE/VG.The second in the " Ramage" Series of maritime adventures centered on the British and Spanish sea battle known as the Battle of Cape St Vincent. Red boards with gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated end papers. 270pps. (book- no previous owner name or inscription. illus. end papers.A little light foxing to top edge of book block - all else Fine] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 21s , mild fade to red title on spine. No nicks or tears.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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SOME NOTES ON PERIOD FURNITURE AND DESIGN

By: RADFORD MOSES

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, W B MOSES & SONS: 1925

Seller ID: 123095

Condition: Good


rare.Buff Card wraps (Stapled/Saddle stitched) paperback with black titles to upper panel and blind blocked boarders.150 x 90 mm approx. Undated (Copyright 1925) Un paginated [48pp] Floor plan of period exhibit Dept of Interior Decoration W B Moses & Sons, Inc. + 19 b/w illustrations with descriptive pages of text opposite of items of period furniture presumably then available from this famous Washington Furniture and Drapery store on 11th and F streets Washington and which disbanded in 1937. Good (Booklet - covers show edge wear and some soiling. Top of title page worn thin from erasing of ... View more info