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Inside the Renaissance House

By: Currie, Elizabeth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, V&A Publications: 2006

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16304

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 214mm x 194mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight, bright and clean. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear. A guide to the Italian Renaissance house, room by room, with beautiful illustrations of interior design, furnishings and contemporary works of art. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Venice... View more info

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Hebrew Manuscript Painting

By: Goldstein, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16138

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 234mm x 170mm , 64pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book is clean and minimally worn but with some foxing to block edges and opening/closing pages. Ex-libris of Canon of Gloucester with sticker on p.2. "An introduction to the extensive collections of Hebrew manuscripts in the British Library" with extensive illustration throughout. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords:... View more info

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Church Ships - A Handbook of Votive and Commemorative Models

By: Harley, Basil

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Norwich, The Canterbury Press: 1994

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16830

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 208mm x 148mm , x prelims, 78pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is bright and clean with no creasing. A rather lovely account of commemorative ship models to be found in many British churches, with photographic illustrations including some in colour. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: Victory, drake, navy, maritime View more info

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Firearms Collecting for Amateurs

By: Henderson (C.B.E.), James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1969

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16829

Condition: Good


Hardback, 190mm x 127mm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 143+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/Reading copy only. Spine and boards bumped, faint foxing to block edges, binding now weak. Dustwrapper has wear from handling and some surface rubbing, front flap clipped with price sticker. Handy guide to the assessment and collection of antique guns. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywo... View more info

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Tiaras past and present

By: Munn, Geoffrey

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, V&A Publications: 2002

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16303

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 215mm x 194mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 128pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has light wear from handling, sticker residue to front. Generously illustrated celebration of tiara design across all ages, with many examples of creations by famous designers. Catalogue: Antiques and Colle... View more info

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Sixty Precarious Years - A Short History of the National Book League 1925-1985

By: Norrie, Ian

Price: £4.25

Publisher: London, National Book League: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16331

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 223mm x 144mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, vii prelims, 78+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight, faint pinpoint foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. "An entertaining and revealing account of an organisation too often undervalued in its mission to further the cause of books and reading." Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: books, bloomsbury, M... View more info

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Antique Silver

By: Pickford, Ian

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors Club: 1999

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 16831

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 216mm x 154mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 190pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Signed by author. Book is clean and bright with no obvious imperfections. Ephemeral receipt for book from author's own business, handwritten by same. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with light wear to spine and edges. Volume from "Starting to Collect"... View more info

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The Retail Jeweller's Handbook and Merchandise Manual for Sales Personnel

By: Selwyn, A.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Heywood: 1962

Edition: seventh edition

Seller ID: 16832

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 222mm x 142mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, seventh edition, xii prelims, 381+pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book has been handled over years but remains in excellent condition - tight, bright and clean. 1967 date stamp on rear endpaper. Dustwrapper (now protected) has light wear from handling but still most presentable. Seventh edition of Selwyn's classic ... View more info

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Mechanical Tin Toys in Colour

By: Weltens, Arno

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Poole, Blandford Press: 1977

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16027

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 197mm x 134mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 176pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Top block edge now dusty, book clean and bright overall. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear, spine colour faded. Generously illustrated collector's guide to mechanical tin toys produced in Europe and the USA. Catalogue: Antiques and Collectables. Keywords: toy, aeroplane, train,... View more info