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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... 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... 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... 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 cle... 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 wh... View more info

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ANTIQUE MAPS

By: RADFORD, P.J.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: DENMEAD, PORTSMOUTH, P J RADFORD: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5990

Condition: VG


VG H/b in VG D/j. Interesting work on Antique Maps giving Pointers to Identification of Originals from Modern Reproductions; the production of the original maps, including their colours, & notes on the principal map maker with examples of their work. 46pp. b/w illustrated. VG/VG ( Illust. Cream Cloth boards repeating illustration to dust jacket. No inscsp. no annotation, tight binding] D/j not price clipped,20/- ,edgewear crease-line rear base, small nicks/closed tears, ... View more info

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CAROLINE STREET or Little Homes and Big Hearts

By: ROPES , Mary E

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society / RTS: 1920

Seller ID: 119017

Condition: Good -


Good- H/b [ VG interior - covers Poor+] c.1920. olour illus. Frontis; & Title page. A Family story of yesteryear.156pp+ 10pp publisher adverts.[Neat tidy Sunday School bookplate to front end paper dated 1920, sound binding, small crease tear to en-paper] illus. cover faded with dusting mainly the margins with most to right-hand side front. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for A STORY ABOUT HUMPHREY and WOFFLES and WHISKERS [ 2 Stories ]

A STORY ABOUT HUMPHREY and WOFFLES and WHISKERS [ 2 Stories ]

By: ROYCE , Marjory , UNCLE TEDDY ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, THOMAS NELSON and Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 4420

Condition: VG


c.1930 VG Small H/b.Two Charming children's stories of yesteryear. illus.Colour Frontis to both tales & in line. Younger child - larger font type.64pp 160x115mm.Undated [Mid brown cloth, black titles & front cover illus., sound clean copy with light shelf wear & minor dot/spot marks to rear base.Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for JAPANESE COLOUR PRINTS , Victoria & Albert Museum No 8

JAPANESE COLOUR PRINTS , Victoria & Albert Museum No 8

By: RUFFY , A W , Ass.Keeper [Arts] ,ASHTON , Leigh , Director

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121522

Condition: Good


P/b Good , Large picture book no 8 Victoria & Albert Museum ,24pp+ 111 B/w plates.Intro; by Arthur W Ruffy , Ass.Keeper, Department of Engraving, illustration & Design.HMSO 1952., 8s 6d ,Foreword + 13pp introduction & brief history. 7pp.listing plates with brief descriptions, [ profusely illustrated ]clean throughout, no inscp, no annotations.[Covers no loss or creasing, light handling.PLease see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for Septimus Heap Book Five SYREN

Septimus Heap Book Five SYREN

By: SAGE , Angie , Author & an Artist

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120953

ISBN: 0747594155

Condition: Near Fine


H/b+D/j near Fine/ FINE.1st ed.1st print.3579108642 Epic Saga 628pp. No 5 in the series.John Septimus on his Magykal Journey , good " laugh aloud"humour , adventure , spells & dark goings-on.[ Dragon Spit Fyre , Jenna , Beetle , Syrah, Lucy, Wolf] book never been read however paper [ end papers & all pages edges beginning to fox cream] tight binding, No inscp. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for STANDARD CATALOGUE OF BRITISH COINS 1 ENGLAND AND UNITED KINGDOM That is Excluding Scottish Irish and the Island Coinages, 1968 , 7th Edition

STANDARD CATALOGUE OF BRITISH COINS 1 ENGLAND AND UNITED KINGDOM That is Excluding Scottish Irish and the Island Coinages, 1968 , 7th Edition

By: SEABY , Peter , Editor

Price: £6.95

Publisher: London, B A Seaby Ltd: 1968

Seller ID: 8730

Condition: VG


H/b , Dust Jacket , VG/Good+ , 7TH EDITION 1968 ,All types from Celtic to 1816 & every date from 1816 onwards.280pps , light fox browning to spine of book , no inscsp , tight binding , glossy paper light fox creamed , [ dark pink coin illus D/j not price clipped , 25s , edgwear colour rub, minor even spine fade , few feint markings. PLs see our image View more info

Image for THOMAS BEWICK Limited Edition No 21

THOMAS BEWICK Limited Edition No 21

By: SELWYN IMAGE , THOMAS BEWICK ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, THE PRINT COLLECTORS' Club / Publication No 11: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123408

Condition: Very Good


Dove Grey Paper covered boards with black cloth quarter-binding and black printed titles to upper panel. 255 x 190 mm approx. 62 pp. + 2 of publisher's adverts. Steel engraving of Thomas Bewick by F.Bacon after James Ramsay + 36 woodcut illustrations on 16 plates as called for. Publication Number Eleven of the Print Collectors' Club 1932 being a lecture given by Prof. Selwyn Image to the club on 17th Nov 1926 on Thomas Bewick one of the great artists and wood-engravers o... View more info

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Coins of England and the United Kingdom : Standard Catalogue of British Coins 40th Edition

By: Sinclair, May; Hill, Steve: Hill, Paul and Kitchen, Geoff.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Spink: 2005

Seller ID: 118976

ISBN: 1902040597

Condition: As New


Illustrated laminated boards, 220x145mm approx. xix + 529 nos. pp. 40th Edition of the standard work for British numismatists. As New (Book- no previous owner name or annotations. No notable defects).Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. We are pleased to be able to offer the option of card payment at our website where additional images of the item may also be available. NB. Unfortunate heavy volume will require extra postage for oversea orders. View more info

Image for THE TOWNLEY GALLERY OF CLASSIC SCULPTURE, IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM in Two Vols, complete

THE TOWNLEY GALLERY OF CLASSIC SCULPTURE, IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM in Two Vols, complete

By: SIR HENRY ELLIS

Price: £60.00

Publisher: LONDON, NATTALI AND BOND: 1846

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122865

Condition: Very Good


Original Decorative Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine.Undated [1846] per copac. 175 x 115 mm approx. Vol I [iv] + 352 pp Vol II [vi] + 386pp. Copious line illustrations. Charles Townley whose collection of marbles forms the basis of the work was born in Townley Lancs in 1737 and was a Trustee of the Museum. He had intended to have a library and statute gallery built at his mansion in Townley to house the collection but in declining health charged his successors to c... View more info

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THEATRICAL FIGURES IN PORCELAIN , German 18tth Century , Masque series No 9.

By: SITWELL , Sacheverell , KING , William ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, The Curtain Press: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119991

Condition: VG


Small h/b d/j 1st ed.60pp.The Masque series No 9.Editor L Carter.Art ed. Joan Hassall.Author S Sitwell.Intro;W KIng.Tipped-in Colour Frontis of Pierrot .44 text pages followed by 16 b/w plates.[ green illus boards with light edgewear, internally fine, no inscsp. clean no fox/tan] illus green D/j not price clipped, 5/-, minor edgewear colour-cover nick-loss.max 3x3mm f/base. in clear proprietary protective cover. Pls see our image. View more info

Image for THEATRICAL FIGURES IN PORCELAIN , German 18tth Century , Masque series No 9.

THEATRICAL FIGURES IN PORCELAIN , German 18tth Century , Masque series No 9.

By: SITWELL , Sacheverell , KING , William ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, The Curtain Press: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120005

Condition: VG


Small h/b d/j 1st ed.60pp.The Masque series No 9.Editor L Carter.Art ed. Joan Hassall.Author S Sitwell.Intro;W King.Tipped-in Colour Frontis of Pierrot.44 text pages followed by 16 b/w plates.[ p/b card boards with green-tone illus to front. really miniscule edgewear, internally fine, no inscsp. clean ,no fox/tan] illus green front cover not price clipped, 3/6, card covers lightfox spotting & tanned. Pls see our image. View more info

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ANTIQUE COLLECTOR'S DOLLS

By: SMITH , Patricia R , A Recognized Authority

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kentucky , USA, Collector Books: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121018

Condition: Near Fine


Very large Near FINE H/b in Good- D/j/. Dolls of yesteryear from all over the world by the Recognized Authority PR Smith - one page Notes on Author. Valuable cross-Reference handbook profuselly illustrated b/w photo-plates & in Colour to all pages.Thoroughly researched.Short History.306Ppp in a-z order from Bicque / Beck - to - Wegner / Wisezenus [porcelain, Rag , Paper Mache, Rubber, wood, wax, ornamrnts etc.Comprehensive] Number & Syllable index. Biblio; Reproductions.... View more info

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STANLEY GIBBONS' PRICED CATALOGUE OF POSTAGE STAMPS 1940 46th (Stamp Centenary ) Edition. Part I BRITISH EMPIRE (with Egypt and Iraq)

By: STANLEY PHILLIPS

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, STANLEY GIBBONS: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121428

Condition: Very Good


UNCOMMON. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. 210 x 135 mm approx. Thick format xviii + 1456 pp + 64pp Publisher's catalogue at end. Part I of the Centenary Edition - British Commonwealth which contains a preliminary introduction by Stanley Phillips on the Centanary of the Postage Stamp. Promotional flier for the Stamp Centenary Edition loosely laid in. VG (Book- cloth to spine faded and gilt dulled. - small nick to cloth at head. No previous own... View more info

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STANLEY GIBBONS' SIMPLIFIED STAMP CATALOGUE 1940 EIGHTH EDITION (CENTENARY EDITION)

By: STANLEY PHILLIPS

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, STANLEY GIBBONS: 1939

Seller ID: 121616

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with black titles.190 x 130 mm approx. 1208pp + 64 pp publisher's adverts/ set lists.61,132 Stamps 8,238 illustrations. Good ( Book- mild shelf wear to cloth. Paper of book block tanned to margins No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info