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English Costume from the Second Century, B.C. to 1972, Yarwood, Doreen
English Costume from the Second Century, B.C. to 1972

Keys - Their history and collection, Monk, Eric
Keys - Their history and collection

Collecting Postcards in Colour 1894-1914, Duval, William ;   Monahan, Valerie
Collecting Postcards in Colour 1894-1914

The A B C of collecting Old Continental Pottery, Blacker, J.F.
The A B C of collecting Old Continental Pottery

The Arcanum - The Extraordinary True Story of the Invention of European Porcelain, Glesson, Janet
The Arcanum - The Extraordinary True Story of the Invention of European Porcelain

The Victorian Home, Calder, Jenni
The Victorian Home

English Victorian Jewellery, Bradford, Ernle
English Victorian Jewellery

Clean and Decent - The History of the Bathroom and the W.C., Wright, Lawrence
Clean and Decent - The History of the Bathroom and the W.C.

 

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Christie's Review of the Year 1968/1969, ,
1 Christie's Review of the Year 1968/1969
,. Newman Neame, London, 1969. first edition, , 248mm x 185mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 368pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight, bright and clean. Just a hint of foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper has been handled but still clean with just a little edgewear. A lavishly illustrated record of the finest works of art to pass through Christie's auction rooms across the world over a twelve month period at the end of the 1960s. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Christie's, auction, art This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 926

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The Art of Record Buying - A List of Recommended Microgroove Recordings, ,
2 The Art of Record Buying - A List of Recommended Microgroove Recordings
,. E.M.G., London, 1970. fifteenth edition, Hardback, 222mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, fifteenth edition, 330pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book is not new and has been handled over years. Spine bumped, with owner inscriptions on rear endpaper and inner board only. Pages otherwise clean. Reference guide for the collector of gramophone recordings of classical music - organized by composer, alphabetically. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Gramophone,record, LP. 9559

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The Stanley Gibbons Centenary 1856-1956, ,
3 The Stanley Gibbons Centenary 1856-1956
,. Stanley Gibbons, London, 1956. first edition, Hardback, 253mm x 187mm buff decorated boards, 40pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped with some light staining around edges, rippling of paper on inner boards, block clean and unmarked. Self-published tribute to a hundred years of philatelic excellence from the world's best-known stamp-collecting concern. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Gibbons, philately, stamps. 9573

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Doomed Village and other poems, Aldrich, Robert
4 Doomed Village and other poems
Aldrich, Robert. Mitre Press, London, 1972. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 117pp. Very Good/Good +++. Inscribed by author. Very faint dusting to top of block and equally slight bumping of base. Book seemingly unread. Dustwrapper is basically bright and clean and unworn except for some chipping to ends of spine and front corners. Collection of verse by a minor 20th century English poet. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Aldrich, poems, Doomed Village. 3108

Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Price Guide to Victorian, Edwardian and 1920s Furniture, Andrews, John
5 The Price Guide to Victorian, Edwardian and 1920s Furniture
Andrews, John. Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1980. first edition, Hardback, 283mm x 215mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 217pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean save for dusting to top block edge. Deustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear. Collectors' guide ro British furniture made in the years 1860-1930. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Furniture, British, bureaux, cabinets This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 8865

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European Porcelain, Bacci, Mina
6 European Porcelain
Bacci, Mina. Hamlyn, London, 1969. first thus, Hardback, 195mm x 139mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 157pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is bright and clean with no obvious signs of wear. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with little or no wear. Originally published in Italy in 1966, this is a smart guide to European porcelain in English translation by Adeline Hatcup, with extensive colour photograph illustration. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Europe, Porcelain, Meissen, Sevres. 8153

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The Price Guide to Pot-Lids and other Underglaze Multicoour Prints on Ware, Ball, A.
7 The Price Guide to Pot-Lids and other Underglaze Multicoour Prints on Ware
Ball, A.. Antique Collectors' Club, London, 1980. second edition, Hardback, 282mm x 216mm maroon card faux leather boards, gilt titles, second edition, 320pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book basically tight and clean. Base of spine bumped, some dusting to top block edge. Ephemeral errata slip with up-dated prices for 1980, Dustwrapper (now protected) has some colour fading to spine and adjacent, chipping at top edge of rear, else smart and presentable. First published in 1970, this is the updated edition of a standard guide for the collector of pot-lids, organised by decorative subject matter, with contemporary guide prices. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Pilgrim, Pegwell, Coalport This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 918

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Chinese and Japanese Lacquer, Bedford, John
8 Chinese and Japanese Lacquer
Bedford, John. Cassell, London, 1969. first edition, Hardback, 190mm x 126mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 64pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good. Spine bumped at top, single small spot mark to p.57, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear along top and is a little grubby from handling over years. Volume #18 in Cassell Collectors' Pieces series offers a short illustrated history of Chinese and Japanese lacquerware. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Lacquer, China, Yang. 8152

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Old English Lustre Ware, Bedford, John
9 Old English Lustre Ware
Bedford, John. Cassell, London, 1965. first edition, Hardback, 190mm x 129mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 66pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +. Previous owner's name. Book is not new but still bright and clean with no signs of wear. Dustwrapper has been handled, some shelfwear and a little grubbiness here and there. Volume #3 in Cassell Collectors' Pieces series offers a short guide to examples of Old English Lustre Ware. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Lustre, Staffordshire, England. 8129

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Old Spode China, Bedford, John
10 Old Spode China
Bedford, John. Cassell, London, 1969. first edition, Hardback, 194mm x 127mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 64pp. Black and white illustrations. Fair/Good +++. Book is actually in very good condition save for tear across p.17-18. Otherwise tight, clean and solid. Dustwrapper has been handled but still clean with minimal wear. Volume #19 in Cassell Collectors' Pieces series offers a short illustrated history of Spode china. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: China, Spode, Josiah, history. 8127

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Staffordshire Pottery Figures, Bedford, John
11 Staffordshire Pottery Figures
Bedford, John. Cassell, London, 1968. second edition, Hardback, 190mm x 130mm light green cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 2nd impression, , 62pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Previous owner's name. Spine and boards a little darkened at edges, block clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper has been handled, general light wear and darkening around edges. Volume #3 in Cassell Collectors' Pieces series offers a short guide to Staffordshire Pottery figures, generously illustrated. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Staffordshire, pottery, earthenware. 8128

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Staffordshire Pottery Figures, Bedford, John
12 Staffordshire Pottery Figures
Bedford, John. Cassell, London, 1964. first edition, Hardback, 190mm x 130mm light green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 62pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Spine and boards a little bumped, foxing to top block edge, differential fading to endpapers, pages otherwise nice and clean. Dustwrapper has been handled, some light wear to edges but basically bright and clean. Volume #3 in Cassell Collectors' Pieces series offers a short guide to Staffordshire Pottery figures, generously illustrated. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Staffordshire, pottery, earthenware. 8130

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Collecting for Pleasure - a practical guide to small antiques, Bennett, Raymond
13 Collecting for Pleasure - a practical guide to small antiques
Bennett, Raymond. The Bodley Head, London, 1969. first edition, Hardback, 192mm x 127mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 120pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Spine a little bumped, no other obvious imperfections. Duastwrapper is worn and darkened around edges. An antiques guide for those with a limited budget. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Antiques, tongs, coasters. 5715

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Friends of the House: Furniture from China's Towns and Villages, Berliner, Nancy ;   Handler, sarah
14 Friends of the House: Furniture from China's Towns and Villages
Berliner, Nancy ; Handler, sarah. Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, 1995. first edition, Hardback, 307mm x 223mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 134pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is near fine save for some tiny pinpoint marks to block edges. Else lovely and clean. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear. Full-scale catalogue book for a 1995 US exhibition of Chinese furniture. 46 exhibits presented with full page colour photographs. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: China, furniture, exhibition This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 9230

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The A B C of collecting Old Continental Pottery, Blacker, J.F.
15 The A B C of collecting Old Continental Pottery
Blacker, J.F.. Stanley Paul, London, 1913. first edition, Hardback, 210mm x 147mm brown cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 315+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Owner name stamp. Book is now protected by clear plastic jacket. Block edges darkened and ragged a cut, block generally darkened by age, but clean overall. Excellent pre-WW1 guide for the collector of European pottery. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: faience, stoneware, majolica. 14462

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The ABC of Collecting Old English China - Giving a Short History of the English Factories, and showing how to apply Tests for Unmarked China before 1800, Blacker, J.F.
16 The ABC of Collecting Old English China - Giving a Short History of the English Factories, and showing how to apply Tests for Unmarked China before 1800
Blacker, J.F.. The London Opinion Curio Club, London, 1908. first edition, Hardback, 227mmx 147mm green cloth boards, white titles, first edition, 142pp. Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, and block edges are ragged, since book surely produced uncut, but binding still tight and pages clean, if darkened by age. Illustrated guide for the collector of English china. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: England, china, porcelain, Bow. 8166

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The Confident Collector - How to Recognize an Authentic Antique, Bly, John             (ed)
17 The Confident Collector - How to Recognize an Authentic Antique
Bly, John (ed). Prentice-Hall, New York, 1986. first edition, Hardback, 265mm x 183mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Top block edge has some dusting, book otherwise tight, bright and clean. Dustwrapper has been handled occasionally but still clean with minimal wear. Comprehensive guide for the collector of all kinds of antiques, written by a team of specialists undef the editorship of Bly, fully illustrated throughout. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Antiques, silver, furniture, pprcelain. 9642

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English Victorian Jewellery, Bradford, Ernle
18 English Victorian Jewellery
Bradford, Ernle. Spring Books, Feltham, 1967. first thus, Hardback, 255mm x 186mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 141pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Spine and boards bumped, block edges a little grubby with some foxing on top, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper has light wear to edges, spine colour faded, flaps a little creased and curled. First published by Country Life in 1959, this is a fine guide to later 19th century English jewellery, illustrated with b/w photo plates. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Castellani, Fagerge, gold, opal. 12322

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The Nineteen Twenties Style, Brunhammer, Yvonne
19 The Nineteen Twenties Style
Brunhammer, Yvonne. Cassell, London, 1987. first thus, Paperback, 186mm x 130mm , 156pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Small paperback has been well read, with some light wear and creasing, edges also grubby from handling, pages otherwise clean. Latter-day republication of classic 1925 acccount of contemporary Western style in art and artefact, translated from the Italian by Raymond Rudorff. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: pottery, art, architecture, 1920s. 12061

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Chats on Old Copper and Brass - A Practical Guide for the Collector, Burgess, F.W.
20 Chats on Old Copper and Brass - A Practical Guide for the Collector
Burgess, F.W.. T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1914. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 400pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Book is better than just a "reading copy" but block and boards are both frayed and aged, with spine discoloured and some separation of block front front board. It's an old and well-thumbed book, but block is still solid and intact. Illustrated guide for the collector of old metal objects. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Copper, brass, collector, antique. 2996

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Silver: Pewter: Sheffield Plate, Burgess, Fred W.
21 Silver: Pewter: Sheffield Plate
Burgess, Fred W.. George Routledge, London, 1921. first edition, Hardback, 228mm x 147mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 304+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been well read, right and bottom block edges ragged, differential fading to endpapers, just a hint of foxing to some page edges, block a little wobbly in places. Excellent historical guide for the collector of antique silver and pewter. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Silver, Sheffield, hallmark, pewter. 9732

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On Horseback through Asia Minor, Burnaby, Captain Fred
22 On Horseback through Asia Minor
Burnaby, Captain Fred. Sampson Low, Marston, London, 1898. first thus, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, viii prelims, 364pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, scuffed and a little stained here and there. inner boards slightly discoloured, block edges grubby, pages generally darkened by age but clean. A single-volume version of the two-volume 1878 original, describing the journey of an English army officer through present-day Turkey. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Anatolia, Mohammedan, Armenian, Turk This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 2537

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Chinese Painting, Bussagli, Mario
23 Chinese Painting
Bussagli, Mario. Hamlyn, London, 1969. first thus, Hardback, 195mm x 139mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 157pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is in very good condition save for some fading/discolouring along top block edges. Dustwrapper has faded evenly at top of front by spine, else bright and clean with minimal wear. Originally published in Italy in 1966, this is a guide to historical Chinese painting in English translation by Henry Vidon, with extensive colour photograph illustration. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: China, art, history. 8154

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The Victorian Home, Calder, Jenni
24 The Victorian Home
Calder, Jenni. Book Club Associates, London, 1977. first edition, Hardback, 254mm x 187mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 238pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Spine just a little bumped, book basically clean with little or no wear. Dustwrapper has some light edgewear and evidence of handling. A rather lovely account of Victorian domestic life across all classes, well illustrated with pictures, photographs and quotations from Victorian writers including Dickens, Eliot and Mrs. Gaskell. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Victorian, hearth, home, Rowntree. 12491

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25 Wish You Were Here - The art of Donald McGill
Calder-Marshall, Arthur. Hutchinson, London, 1966. first edition, Hardback, 205mm x 128mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 128pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by Donald McGill. Good +/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. No d/w. Spine titles faded, some darkening of boards by right edge, single small indentation to rear, block a little tanned round edges, pages otherwise clean. A celebration of the smutty English seaside postcards of Donald McGill, with 50 full colour reproductions of his finest work. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: McGill, postcard, seaside. 8168

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The Collector's Handbook of Marks and Monograms on Pottery & Porcelain, Chaffers, William ;   Litchfield, Frederick
26 The Collector's Handbook of Marks and Monograms on Pottery & Porcelain
Chaffers, William ; Litchfield, Frederick. Reeves and Turner, London, 1903. Hardback, 195mm x 127mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , xxx prelims, 234pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Exterior of book is bright and clean, block a little darkened around edges but also clean, ragged as cut with opening pages still uncut at top. Tiny retailer sticker on inner front board. "New Edition" of Chaffers' reference guide to pottery and porcelain marks of British and European manufacturers, extensively revised by Litchfield. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: pottery, majolica, Sevres, porcelain. 12057

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Boxes, Cole, Brian
27 Boxes
Cole, Brian. Pitman, London, 1976. first edition, Hardback, 254mm x 188mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 112pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Gift Inscription. Spine and boards bumped, faded around edges. Block basically tight and clean, edges just a little darkened with age. Dustwrapper is chipped and worn around all edges, with a little fading also to spine and adjacent. Volume in the "Collecting for Tomorrow" series offers a guide to collecting boxes of all kinds, of all ages, from all corners of the world, with generous illustration throughout. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Box, lacquer, enamel, stationery. 9558

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28 The Art of English Costume
Cunnington, C. Willett. Collins, London, 1949. first edition, Hardback, 222mm x 141mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , xxii prelims, 243+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Book is an austerity-era production but sturdy enough. General wear from handling, some fading and scuffing to exterior, bottom block edge ragged, pages clean. Excellent illustrated guide to English attire through the ages. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: headgear, tailoring, sexual, hose. 14697

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English China Collecting for Amateurs, Cushion, J.P.
29 English China Collecting for Amateurs
Cushion, J.P.. Frederick Muller, London, 1967. first edition, Hardback, 19cm x 13cm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 168 + 12pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Spine and boards clean, block also, save for dusty edges., Dustwrapper has been handled, one small nick to top of spine. Pocket-sized guide to collecting English china. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Porcelain, Wedgwood, Staffordshire. 5692

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Pocket Book of English Ceramic Marks and those of Wales, Scotland and Ireland, Cushion, J.P.
30 Pocket Book of English Ceramic Marks and those of Wales, Scotland and Ireland
Cushion, J.P.. Faber & Faber, London, 1965. second edition, Hardback, 155mm x 107mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 154pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Spine and boards clean, block edges alittle worn from handling, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper has wear around all edges, spine colour a little faded, front flap clipped. Handy guide for the collector of British porcelain and other ceramic wares. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: pottery, porcelain, doulton, Lambeth. 12066

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