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At Home - An Illustrated History of Houses and Homes, Ridley, Anthony
At Home - An Illustrated History of Houses and Homes

The Price Guide to Collectable Antiques, Mackay, James
The Price Guide to Collectable Antiques

Collecting for Pleasure - a practical guide to small antiques, Bennett, Raymond
Collecting for Pleasure - a practical guide to small antiques

The Antique Story Book, Jack, Bernard
The Antique Story Book

Victoriana, Laver, James
Victoriana

The Furniture Collector - An Introduction to the study of English Styles of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Gregory, Edward W.
The Furniture Collector - An Introduction to the study of English Styles of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

The Character Jug Collectors Handbook, Pearson (M.B.A., B.A.), Kevin
The Character Jug Collectors Handbook

The ABC History of Antique English Furniture, Stanley-Barrett, H.
The ABC History of Antique English Furniture

 

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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 & 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

Price: 7.00 GBP
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Doomed Village and other poems, Aldrich, Robert
2 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 & Collectables. Keywords: Aldrich, poems, Doomed Village. 3108

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The Price Guide to Pot-Lids and other Underglaze Multicoour Prints on Ware, Ball, A.
3 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 & 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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Collecting for Pleasure - a practical guide to small antiques, Bennett, Raymond
4 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 & Collectables. Keywords: Antiques, tongs, coasters. 5715

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Chats on Old Copper and Brass - A Practical Guide for the Collector, Burgess, F.W.
5 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 & Collectables. Keywords: Copper, brass, collector, antique. 2996

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On Horseback through Asia Minor, Burnaby, Captain Fred
6 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 & 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

Price: 55.00 GBP
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English China Collecting for Amateurs, Cushion, J.P.
7 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 & Collectables. Keywords: Porcelain, Wedgwood, Staffordshire. 5692

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The Genuine Article - The making and unmasking of fakes and forgeries, Fitz, John ;   Mills, Maurice ;      Mansfield John M.
8 The Genuine Article - The making and unmasking of fakes and forgeries
Fitz, John ; Mills, Maurice ; Mansfield John M.. BBC, London, 1979. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 240pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected) is smart and clean. TV tie-in book explains the tricks of the forger and the faker, for the benefit of the art and antiques collector, alnd also the general reader. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Art, antiques, fake. 5670

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Collecting Antique Plants - The History and Culture of the Old Florists' Flowers, Genders, Roy
9 Collecting Antique Plants - The History and Culture of the Old Florists' Flowers
Genders, Roy. Pelham Books, London, 1971. first edition, Hardback, 224mm x 140mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 329pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book has been read. A little foxing to top of block. Pages clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some chipping to spine ends, rear a little grubby from handling. Smart wth protection. The first full-length guide to collecting antique plants. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Plants, carnations, primrose. 5652

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10 English Furniture
Gloag, John. A. & C. Black, London, 1934. first edition, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 200 + 48pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by E.J. Warne. Fair/NoWrapper. Binding is tight, and pages are clean if a little dusky, Faint foxing to endpapers. Plates also bright and clean. However, spine and boards generally faded, with fraying also to top of spine. Rewarding illustrated guide to the evolution of the English furniture style. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: England, furniture, Chippendale. 5690

Price: 8.75 GBP
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11 Stevengraphs and other Victorian Silk Pictures
Godden, Geoffrey A.. Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1971. first edition, Hardback, 240mm x 213mm beige cloth boards, orange tit, first edition, 492pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Block and boards are sturdy and tight, but there is some ocasional staining to boards, with spine faded, and dusting to block edges. A comprehensive guide to the once famous silkwork pictures made in Coventry in Victorian times by Thomas Stevens - the so-called "Stevengraphs" - as well as other similar work of the age. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Victoriana, Stevengraph, silk, painting. 2999

Price: 25.00 GBP
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The French Empire Style, Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar
12 The French Empire Style
Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar. Hamlyn, London, 1970. first thus, Hardback, 192mm x 137mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 157pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Owners inscription. Tight and solid, pages, including colour plates, all clean. Discolouring along top edge of spine and boards. Top of block dusty. Dustwrapper has been handled, but little or no wear. Lavishly illustrated little book celebrates a period of French art which was itself largely a celebration - of Napoleon. First English edition in translation from original Italian by Raymond Rudorff. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: France, Empire, Napoleon, art. 5686

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Alfred Maudslay and the Maya - A Biography, Graham, Ian
13 Alfred Maudslay and the Maya - A Biography
Graham, Ian. British Museum Press, London, 2002. first edition, Hardback, tall 8vo grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 323pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper (now protected) is near fine. The fascinating biography of Maudslay (1850-1931) - an imperial official who became a great scholar of the Mesoamerican Maya people. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Maya, Guatemala, hieroglyph, Maudslay. 3116

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The Furniture Collector - An Introduction to the study of English Styles of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Gregory, Edward W.
14 The Furniture Collector - An Introduction to the study of English Styles of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Gregory, Edward W.. Herbert Jenkins, London, first edition, Hardback, 194mm x 126mm olive cloth boards, black titles, first edition, xiii prelims, 299pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is generally aged, with spine and boards bumped, scuffed and grubby in places. Block also darkened with dusty edges, differential fading to endpapers, but pages and plates all clean. No date given but internal evidence suggests c.1920 publication offering guidance to the collector of fine English furniture. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Furniture, English, Chippendale. 5699

Price: 8.50 GBP
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Chats on English China, Hayden, Arthur ;   Bunt, Cyril G.E.
15 Chats on English China
Hayden, Arthur ; Bunt, Cyril G.E.. Ernest Benn, London, 1952. second edition, Hardback, 22cm x 13cm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 168pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is not new, and has been read, but spine, boards and block all clean, save for a little dustiness to top edge of block. Dustwrapper has frayed top of spine, otherwise clean with little wear. Hayden's classic 1904 guide to historical English porcelain, updated by Cyril Bunt. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: England, China, Staffordshire, Spode. 5693

Price: 6.00 GBP
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Chats on Old Furniture, Hayden, Arthur ;   Bunt, Cyril G.E.
16 Chats on Old Furniture
Hayden, Arthur ; Bunt, Cyril G.E.. Ernest Benn, London, 1950. fifth edition, Hardback, 204mm x 131mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, fifth edition, 192pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Boards nice and clean if a little bumped. Block also clean save for some faint foxing to endpapers/inner boards, top edge also dusty. Dustwrapper is a little aged, with faint grubbiness in places, and shadowing around site of former sticker on front. Hayden's classic 1903 guide to historical English - and European - styles of furniture, updated by Cyril Bunt. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Furniture, Chippendale, Queen Anne. 5689

Price: 6.00 GBP
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English Period Furniture - An Account of the Evolution of Furniture from 1500 to 1850, Hayward, Charles H.
17 English Period Furniture - An Account of the Evolution of Furniture from 1500 to 1850
Hayward, Charles H.. Evans Brothers, London, 1962. second edition, Hardback, 220mm x 141mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 3rd impression, , viii prelims, 246pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Fair. Owners inscription. Book is not new, and block edges are dusty, but boards are clean, binding is tight, and pages are all unmarked. Dustwrapper is complete, with llttle or no wear, but has been much handled and is generally grubby as a result. Popular volume illustrates the development of the uniquely English style of furniture. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: England, furniture, Regency, Chippendale. 5688

Price: 8.00 GBP
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18 English Pottery and Porcelain
Honey, W.B.. A. & C. Black, London, 1945. second edition, Hardback, 225mm x 137mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, xvi prelims, 271pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Book is not new, and clearly a wartime production, but nonetheless tight and clean, with just a little darkening of block. A concise history of English ceramic art. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: England, porcelain, china, Worcester. 5701

Price: 5.50 GBP
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19 English and Scottish Earthenware
Hughes, G. Bernard. Abbey Fine Arts, London, Hardback, 8vo brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , 238 + 46pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Spine creased, boards nice and clean. Block edges a little grubby in places. Some creasing/crackling to top of later pages by spine. Illustrated guide to British earthenware. No date but inscription dated 1973 and publication surely not long prior. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Earthenware, majolica, lustre, Spode. 5681

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Cottage Antiques, Hughes, Therle
20 Cottage Antiques
Hughes, Therle. Lutterworth Press, London, 1967. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 219pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Less than good. Gift Inscription. Boards slightly bumped. Block slightly slippy with dusting to top. Dustwrapper (now protected) has shelfwear around edges. Unfortunately a large area of rear is lost - perhaps 7cm x 5cm, with further 1 sq cm loss to top. Front still intact, though, and with protection is still easy to handle. A delightful guide to the diversity of furniture, porcelain and utensils typically found in the British rural cottage, of interest to the collector but also to the general reader. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Antiques, British, furniture, porcelain. 2993

Price: 14.00 GBP
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The Antique Story Book, Jack, Bernard
21 The Antique Story Book
Jack, Bernard. Etching Hill Press, Rugeley, 1978. first edition, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 112pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Frank Clarke. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected) has a flattened 1cm tear to top of front, otherwise very good. Tales from a Midlands cabinet-maker and connoisseur of old furniture whose work and personality gained him a degree of local celebrity. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Jack, cabinet, Sandon, smithy. 5711

Price: 6.50 GBP
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Victoriana, Laver, James
22 Victoriana
Laver, James. Ward, Lock, London, 1967. second edition, Hardback, 20cm x 14cm bl black cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 256pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Book has been read. Sticker residue to front endpaper, no other obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean, but worn at edges. Sticker residue on front flap which is also clipped. Illustrated guide for the collecter of Victorian antiques. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Antiques, Victoriana, furniture, books. 5700

Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Price Guide to Collectable Antiques, Mackay, James
23 The Price Guide to Collectable Antiques
Mackay, James. Chancery, Woodbridge, 1975. first edition, Hardback, 21cm x 14cm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 590pp. Photographic illustrations. Fair/Good. Notable foxing to block edges, spine faded at top. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear and has been handled but basically clean. Heavyweight antiques guide. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Antiques, prices, auction. 5716

Price: 5.75 GBP
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Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies - The Journal of the Irish Georgian Society - Volume I, 1998, O'Reilly, Sean             (ed)
24 Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies - The Journal of the Irish Georgian Society - Volume I, 1998
O'Reilly, Sean (ed). Irish Georgian Society, Dublin, 1998. first edition, Paperback, 24cm x 17cm , 224pp. Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Corners of cover bumped, else near fine. Collection of articles on Georgian exterior and interior design in Ireland. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Ireland, Georgian, architecture. 5671

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The Character Jug Collectors Handbook, Pearson (M.B.A., B.A.), Kevin
25 The Character Jug Collectors Handbook
Pearson (M.B.A., B.A.), Kevin. Kevin Francis Publishing, London, 1992. fifth edition, Paperback, 207mm x 147mm , 156pp. plus advertisments,Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, with block edges a little dusty. Overall clean and bright with no creasing of spine. Fully illustrated collectors guide to all character jugs produced by Doulton from the 1930s onwards, with guide prices offered. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Jugs, Doulton, Staffordshire, collector. 5698

Price: 6.00 GBP
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Honest Penny, Pedrick, Gale ;   Stroud, Jean
26 Honest Penny
Pedrick, Gale ; Stroud, Jean. Pelham Books, London, 1970. first edition, Some foxing to top of block, differential marking to rear endpaper. Pages and plates all clean. A history of the old British penny, published just before its abolition in 1971. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations.. 5666

Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Price Guide to Crested China, Pine, Nicholas
27 The Price Guide to Crested China
Pine, Nicholas. Milestone Publications, Horndean, Waterloovilee, Hampshire, 1992. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 487pp. plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Some dusting of block edges. Dustwrapper has slight shelfwear and slight bumping of spine, which has three small line marks. Comprehensive collector's guide to crested china, including histories and marks for over 300 factories. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: China, crested, Carlton, Arcadian. 2992

Price: 16.00 GBP
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At Home - An Illustrated History of Houses and Homes, Ridley, Anthony
28 At Home - An Illustrated History of Houses and Homes
Ridley, Anthony. Heinemann, London, 1976. first edition, Hardback, 237mm x 164mm blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 191pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Top of block dusty otherwise very good. Pages all clean. Dustwrapper is not new and has been handled but basically clean with no shelfwear. The story of how humans have made shelter - in all its forms - through history, with an emphasis on the West. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Housing, shelter, houses, castles. 5809

Price: 7.00 GBP
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Eighteenth Century English Porcelain, Savage, George
29 Eighteenth Century English Porcelain
Savage, George. Spring Books, London, 1964. first thus, Hardback, 8vo Light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xx prelims, 435 + 112pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/Good. Owners inscription. Ends of spine faded, Block darkened with some grubbiness to edges. Some spotty staining to rear endpaper/board. Pages and 112 plates all clean save for ink marks on 2 pages on Shropshire work. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear and fading. Serious guide to a glorious age of English pottery manufacturers. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Porcelain, Chelsea, Derby, Worcester. 5680

Price: 9.00 GBP
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Forgeries, Fakes and Reproductions - A Handbook for Collectors, Savage, George
30 Forgeries, Fakes and Reproductions - A Handbook for Collectors
Savage, George. White Lion, London, 1976. first thus, Hardback, 221mm x 147mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xii prelims, 341pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Block just a little darkened with age, otherwise very good. Binding tight, pages and plates clean. Dustwrapper is slightly darkened with age but still bright and clean with little or no wear. Originally publsihed in 1963, this is the first White Lion edition of Savage's classic text on fake antiques and objets' d'art. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Antique, forgery, painting, fake. 5656

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