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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, ;ight fade / fox.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered... View more info

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ANCIENT AND ROMANO-BRITISH BROOCHES Signed Copy

By: RICHARD HATTATT

Price: £200.00

Publisher: SHERBORNE, DORSET, DORSET PUBLISHING COMPANY: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 124150

ISBN: 0902129392

Condition: Near Fine


Brown Cloth Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 250 x 195 mm approx. 224 pp. 100 illustrations by the author + 3 tables. Written by a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries who has had a lifelong fascination with archaeology, this book illustrates, catalogues in chronological order and provides specialist information on a collecting area hitherto not found in a single publication. The author's collection of brooches the subject thereof was on display at the Ashmolean Museum Oxford in 1982. The book offered for sale by us is signed by the author in ink on the title page. Near Fine/Near Fine. No no... View more info

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BROOCHES OF ANTIQUITY A THIRD SELECTION OF BROOCHES FROM THE AUTHOR'S COLLECTION Signed Copy

By: RICHARD HATTATT

Price: £200.00

Publisher: OXFORD, OXBOW BOOKS: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 124151

ISBN: 0946897115

Condition: Near Fine


Beige Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 250 x 195 mm approx. [x] + 406pp. 127 Figs 2 plates and iv tables.A third selection of Iron Age to Medieval brooches from the author's collection, with references to continental types as well as British, and notes on their manufacture. The book offered for sale by us is warmly inscribed to a friend of nearly 40 years and signed by the author in ink on the free front end paper.Near Fine/Near Fine. No notable defects to book or jacket. Book - light dust spotting to top edge of book block. Dust Jacket- hint of sunning to spine. Now in a removable proprietar... View more info

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THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE BOROUGH OF LYME REGIS AND CHARMOUTH [ FACSIMILE 1834 ]

By: ROBERTS, GEORGE ,

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LYME REGIS, LYMELIGHT PRESS & THE PHILPOTT MUSEUM: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10461

ISBN: 095274340X

Condition: Fine


No 309 of a Limited edition of 1000 copies.Scarce Title. Navy Blue cloth boards with gilt titles and decs. Facsimile of the 1st edition published in 1834 by S. Bagster Jun. 385 nos. pp + index and list of subscribers. Fine (Book- 175x110mm approx, no previous owner name or insc. No sign of wear or use). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale.NB. Very Dark navy boards - camera flash has lightened. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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CAROLINGIAN ART PAINTING AND SCUPTURE IN WESTERN EUROPE A.D. 800-900

By: ROGER HINKS

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, SIDGWICK & JACKSON: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123711

Condition: Very Good


Blue Cloth Boards with dark Blue Titles to spine, 220 x 150 mm approx. xii + 224 pp. Frontis + 25 other monochrome illustrations on 24 plates as called for. The first book in any language devoted to Carolingian art as a whole. It examines the illuminated manuscripts and ivory carvings produced in the Frankish monasteries under the patronage of Charles the Great and his successors [A.D. 800-900]; and it relates them to their Roman and Byzantine models. (From flap fold). VG/VG (Book- Mild soiling and shelf wear to boards, Offset browning to end papers, No previous owner name or insc. Binding s... 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

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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

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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

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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

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LA MARE au DIABLE , Nelson 289

By: SAND , GEORGE ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: PARIS, NELSON , EDITEURS / Collection Nelson: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4299

Condition: Good


H/b in D/j Both Good.FRENCH TEXT Ist ed.Small.No 289 in series..French Classics / Fiction. 282pp+ 6pp listing other books in the Nelson Editeurs Series [ Collection Nelson Series] sand-yellow cloth , green titles & red line decs, neat ink inscsp.to initial blank page ffep, light--med fox/tan 1st/last few pages & foredge.Tight binding, clean throughout ] Dust Jacket not clipped, light edge-wear ,tiny loss to corners, & head/tail of spine., handling soiling mainly to rear & spine, Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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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

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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 of the British School. The illustrations are from proofs in the Bewick collection at the British Museum. The copy offered by u... 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

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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

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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: 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.[ Steiner / Schmitt / Pean / Knoch / Handwerck / Fulphur Pottery / Fouquet / Douville etc] An invaluable work.[ No inscsp.tig... View more info

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REMINISCENCES OF OLD DEPTFORD [1895 ]

By: STURDEE, Thankfull , Photographed, Collected and Arranged by

Price: £90.00

Publisher: GREENWICH , LONDON, HENRY RICHARDSON: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6293

Condition: Good -


Burgundy Cloth, bevelled boards with gilt title and embossed fig. a.e.g. 66 illustrations reproduced from old prints, drawings etc, compiled with accompanying text opposite each illustration by the author with 6 page list of subscribers at rear. Good- (edge wear to boards mainly colour loss, no significant fraying, No previous owner name. Sporadic minor to moderate foxing throughout. Endpapers cracked and binding a little flopy, top section of stitching loose to one signature ). An uncommon title. Illustrations include, Deptford Bridge from River Ravensbourne, The Steam Bakery, Mill Lane, The... View more info

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HENRY'S MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE

By: THATCHER , DORA , PAUL- HOYE , R ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Leicester, BROCKHAMPTON PRESS: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120810

Condition: Good -


Not often Found. Small oblong comic-strip card p/b.1963. Unpaginated. Red/white/ black tone illustrated by artist R Paul-Hoye.Text by Henry Series / & Tug-boat series , author, Dora Thatcher.Hlicopter Adventures for boys & girls.[ assumed meant-to-be-punched-out circle to red cloth spine, book has been folded, 7-8 minor staining areas , tight binding, no tears, no colour-in , 1/- , card covers fairly worn and weary - Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

POPULAR ERRORS Things Not Generally Known Explained & Illustrated, A book for Old & Young, An Entirely New Edition 1857

By: TIMBS , JOHN, FSA

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Fleet Street , London, KENT& Co [ late BOGUE]: 1857

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5572

Condition: Good


Small h/b.1st ed thus-- "Entirely new Edition 1857 ". 247 pp+ 33 pages Publisher's Adverts. J Timbs FSA . "Things not Generally known - Explained"" - expelling myths - Set in 11 sections - Economy of man / Nature / Society & progress / Sciences / traditional history / natural history / fabulous animals / superstition / laws & customs / domestic history / miscellanea ] Exterior is Fine with a new Re-Backed Black cloth & Bright Gilt titles to spine thus preserving this very interesting book. Interior- browned foredge , ink inscsp , some edge paper loss to one of the pages mar... View more info

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OLD LONDON STREET CRIES AND THE CRIES OF TO-DAY WITH HEAPS OF QUAINT CUTS INCLUDING HAND-COLOURED FRONTISPIECE

By: TUER, ANDREW W.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: LONDON, FIELD AND TUER: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119264

Condition: Near Fine


NB this is not a modern facsimile.Marbled paper covered boards with laid on title slips and cord ties.135x100mm approx. First shilling pocket edition 1885. 130pp. Hand coloured frontis + 55 woodcuts many full page + letter to author on cockney pronunciation reproduced at end and with text on the origins and histories of the various hawkers and street vendors cries. Near Fine. The copy offered by us for sale has been washed and re sewn and re cased with new marbled paper covered boards and new ties. The original paper title slips were lifted from the original boards and laid on to the new thus ... View more info