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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 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

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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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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 sa... 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... 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 ... View more info

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BENNY BEAR The Farmer [ Benny Bear is the Little Bear , a Well Known Film & T.V.Figure ]

By: TURNOR , Mary ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BRIMAX Books Publisher / Printed in West Germany: 0

Seller ID: 123760

Condition: Good


Good Large 12 page Board book printed in West Germany. Brimax no.1602.Adventures of a Teddy Bear farmer against real life scenes. A charm of a book with large font text for younger child.[ a sound binding, no exposed hinges ] few light markings to blank rear board, total fade to cloth spine, small loss top/tail spine, light edge-wear, bumped top corners. 290x220mm. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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HOW LITTLE GREY RABBIT GOT BACK HER TAIL

By: UTTLEY, ALISON

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM HEINEMANN: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11355

Condition: Good


Original Grey Paper covered boards with light blue titles and laid on colour illustration to front board. Illustrated end papers, 109pp. with 22 full colour illustrations by Margaret Tempest. The 2nd book in the Little Grey Rabbit series by Uttley. 1st Edition 1930. Good (Book- Skillfully rebacked in cloth with original paper back strip laid on and without disturbing the original illustrated end papers. No previous owner name or insc.12mm approx. repaired tear to foredge... View more info

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MACDUFF

By: UTTLEY, ALISON , KENNEDY, A.E.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, FABER and Faber: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 118821

Condition: Good


SIGNED Copy. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 205x140mm approx. 142pp. 26 charming b/w illustrations by Kennedy (many full page) featuring the author's own Scottie dog. There is an element of fantasy and magic in the book, but fantasy and magic are always present in the house of a writer of fairy tales, and Macduff shares this secret world. A departure from Alison Uttley's normal children' & country books;- title now quite uncommon. The copy offered by us f... View more info

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BY HEATHER AND SEA A Tale of North Devon

By: VAUGHAN , E , SHEPPERSON , CLAUDE

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge / SPCK: 1890

Seller ID: 11980

Condition: Good +


Undated H/b circa late 1890's or early Edwardian. Green cloth illustrated boards with gilt tiles to spine, floral decs and boy and young girl to front board. iv+ 243pp + 8p publisher's catalogue. Frontis + 2 other unspecified illustrations by Claude Shepperson. Michael and Nancy's exploits on the North Devon Coast. Good no d/j (Book- General shelf soiling to cloth boards but no notable wear, moderate foxing/browning to end papers and a few foxing spots to prelim. pages.... View more info

THE SAGA OF SHIPS , BROOKE BOND PICTURE CARD ALBUM

By: VILLIERS , Alan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: READING, BROOKE BOND:

Seller ID: 6457

Condition: Fine


Brooke Bond Picture Cards, The Saga of Ships text by Alan Villiers.Unpaginated pages , colour illustrated stapled card wraps , 6d , a fine copy with all 50 colour cards neatly stuck , text , no inscsp , no annotations . [ for both child and collector] View more info

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MR HIPP OR THREE FRIENDS IN SEARCH OF PLEASURE

By: W.H.ROMAINE WALKER

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, C.W.FAULKNER: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122858

Condition: Good


UNCOMMON.Illustrated paper covered boards with grey cloth quarter binding.135 X 185 mm approx.(Landscape format) Undated Attributed as [1893] by the British Library on Copac and Caroline Fewtrell in her internet listing of Ginea Pigs in fiction. Un paginated 36 pp Coloured illustrations with single line text opposite.Printed in Germany. Nursery story telling of the adventures in search of pleasure of Mr Hipp, Tommy Hipp and Mable Guinea Pig who travel by train from the Z... View more info

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HIROSHIGE

By: WALTER EXNER, Translated by Marguerite Kay

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN & CO LTD: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120798

Condition: Very Good


Black Cloth boards with white titles to spine and front panel.320 x 325 mm approx. 112 pp. 46 tipped in colour plates of which 1 fold out with captions. First published in Germany in 1958 the copy offered by us is the 1st UK Edition of 1960. Introduction by Werner Speiser and Translated by Marguerite Kay. Celebrated as one of the greatest of the Japanese masters of the art of wood-engraving Hiroshige was a contemporary of Kunisada and Kuniyoshi and the last great artist ... View more info

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THE MORGAN AND PEACE DOLLAR TEXTBOOK

By: WAYNE MILLER Specialist & Leading Authority

Price: £25.00

Publisher: METAIRIE LOUISIANA, ADAM SMITH:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121927

Condition: Fine


[10987654321].Black Rexine boards with silver titles to spine and front board. 240 x 200 mm approx. xvii + 262 pp. Many unspecified colour illustrations and printed on heavy glossy paper this is an authoritative book written by a specialist dealer in the coins (Miller Contursi, Inc) which provides a date by date analysis of the 122 different Morgan and Peace dollars including mintage and rarity. Fine/ VG (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects. Dust Jac... View more info

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MECHANICAL TIN TOYS in Colour

By: WELTENS , ARNO , Authority & Collector

Price: £8.00

Publisher: POOLE, BLANDFORD PRESS / Blandford Colour series: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11559

ISBN: 0713708484

Condition: Fine


Small FINE H/b,FINE D/j. 1st. Blandford Colour series, Profusely illustrated with 80 Pages of plates + lind drawings in text.Brief history, Alphabetical:- descp. of German, European & American Firms, Biblio; & films, Trademark index, 10 headings of collective toys.A Weltens. [ book & Dust Jacket both as new.176pp. 195x135mm[ camera has made title appear blurry, but they are not blurred] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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MIDSHIPMAN RAXWORTHY

By: WESTERMAN , PERCY F , HODGSON , E S

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1940

Seller ID: 119510

Condition: VG


VG H/b in VG D/j. c. 1940's?.208pp. illust. by S Hodges 4 b/w plates. Frontis;The Smoke was Increasing. Author Percy F Westerman [ 1876 - 1959 ] served RAF WW1 , a popular boy's author. Raxworthy is a spirited youth always getting into trouble ... [ blue cloth black titles, No inscsp, clean throughout. tight binding ] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 5/-, light crease top front mild edgewear of colour rub/loss. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cov... View more info