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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


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


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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Tiaras past and present

By: Munn, Geoffrey

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, V&A Publications: 2002

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16303


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


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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Mechanical Tin Toys in Colour

By: Weltens, Arno

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Poole, Blandford Press: 1977

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16027


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