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The Price Guide to Crested China

By: Pine, Nicholas

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Horndean, Waterloovilee, Hampshire, Milestone Publications: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2992

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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Excursions in Libraria, being retrospective reviews and biographical notes

By: Powell, G.H.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Lawrence and Bullen: 1895

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 115

Condition: Good


Hardback, 203mm x 140mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 271pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Book in good condition given age. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, spine frayed at ends, block a little darkened and dusty, edges ragged as cut, pages clean. Newspaper cutting concerning a 1969 book auction affixed to rear endpaper. Collection of articles about European books of historical interes... View more info

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At Home - An Illustrated History of Houses and Homes

By: Ridley, Anthony

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1976

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5809

Condition: Good +++


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: ... View more info

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Coronation Souvenirs and Commemoratives

By: Rodgers, David

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Latimer New Dimensions: 1975

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9557

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 218mm x 179mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 144+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Block edges are a little darkened by age with a hint of foxing. Pages otherwise wholly clean, Spine and boards also clean, spine just a little bumped. Dustwrapper (laminated) has wear and a little darkening to edges, laminate differentially visible on flaps. Basically clean and pre... View more info

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Eighteenth Century English Porcelain

By: Savage, George

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1964

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 5680

Condition: Good


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.... View more info

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Totter's Teapot

By: Savage, Gordon

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Horndean, Milestone Publications: 1984

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12172

Condition: Good


Hardback, 217mm x 150mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 168pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/Good +. Book is ex-lib, withs sticker, stamps etc and has been well read, with block edges now grubby and also stained on right. Pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured) has been handled with light wear but still presentable. The eventful story of a 1784 Hester Bateman sliver teapot and its subsequent owner... View more info

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Maiolica, Delft and Faience

By: Scavizzi, Giuseppe

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1970

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5687

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 192mm x 137mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 157pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Discolouring along top edge of spine and boards. Base of front board grubby by spine. Tight and solid with all pages and plates clean. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear and evidence of handling, First English edition in translation from original Italian by Peter Locke. Beautifully illustrated little guide to European tin... View more info

Tobacco and the Collector

By: Scott, Amoret ; Scott, Christopher

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Max Parrish: 1966

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12478

Condition: Reading copy only


Hardback, 205mm x 140mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 178+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Cecile Curtis. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Book is ex-lib with stickers and stamps and tape residue to inner boards, front endpaper cut out. Otherwise Good condition - pages clean with a little foxing to block edges, opening/closing pages. Guide for the collector (and user) of ... View more info

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The Illustrated Guide to Victorian Parian China

By: Shinn, Charles ; Shinn, Dorrie

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1971

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 8871

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 256mm x 160mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 125 + c.100pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Gift Inscription. Book is tight and clean save for some faint pinpoint foxing to top block edge. Plate photographs all bright and clean. Dustwrapper has been handled, edges worn and spine faded. The first full-scale reference guide to Parian china, generously illust... View more info

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Engravings and their Value - A guide for the Print-Collector

By: Slater, J. Herbert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Bazaar: 1921

Edition: fifth edition

Seller ID: 12065

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 215mm x 140mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, fifth edition, 732+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been handled, and block edges are now a little grubby from handling, binding a little stiff in places, some isolated foxiing, but overall clean and impressive. Hefty and serious mine of information fo the collector of print engravings, with the bulk of the book organized alphabetically by engraver name. Catalogue: Antique... View more info

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The ABC History of Antique English Furniture

By: Stanley-Barrett, H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Old World Galleries:

Seller ID: 5695

Condition: Fair


Paperback, 8vo , 200pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Inscribed "Not for Sale - Shakespeare Press" on title. Paperback is much read and worn. Block darkened with grubby edges, covers and spine curled and frayed. No date given but internal evidence strongly suggests 1923 publication for collector's guide to English furnituire, with recent auction prices given. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: English... View more info

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The Antique Collector's Handbook - How to recognize, collect and enjoy antiques

By: Stone, Anne

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1981

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9570

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 224mm x 210mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 204pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is not new but basically tight and clean. Some light wear to spine and board edges. Dustwrapper has bumping at top front corner, spine colour faded, else clean and presentable. A readable guide to antique collecting, organized by object type and by century, with historical background and photographic ... View more info

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The Campaign in the Low Countries

By: Strabolgi (R.N.), Lord

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Melbourne, Hutchinson: 1940

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2545

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, black titles, first edition, xi prelims, 259pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Some discolouring to boards and spine, which is bumped at top. Differential fading to front endpaper. Block edges dusted. The first book-length account of the 1940 Alliied campaign which ended at Dunkirk, drawing on official military sources and Illustrated with photographic plates. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectable... View more info

The Numismatic Chronicle and Journal of the Royal Numismatic Society 1964

By: Sutherland (M.A., D.Litt., F.S.A.), C.H.V. ; Jenkins (B.A.), G.K. ; Carson (M.A.), R.A.G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Royal Numismatic Society: 1964

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5661

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 384pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards clean save for single small stain to front by mid-spine. Boards also bumped. Top of block dusty and grubby. Annual reference publication for coin collectors. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Coins, numismatic, Torneselli View more info

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Fine Prints

By: Wedmore, Frederick

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant: 1910

Seller ID: 9730

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 208mm x 139mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 267+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is tight and square, spine and boards bumped, spine also grubby. Block edges ragged as cut with foxing, latter also to opening/closing pages, text and plates otherwise clean. Tiny retailer sticker on inner front board. "New and Revised Edition" of Wedmore's guide for the collector of art prints, with 16 plate i... View more info

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On a Glass Lightly

By: Whistler, Simon ; Booker, Christopher

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Marlborough, Libanus Press: 2004

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9232

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 296mm x 210mm , 158pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean, no creasing or curling. Just a touch of grubbiness from handling of block edges. Superb restrospective presentation of a career of amazing engravings on glass, covering fifty years. Introduction by Booker. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Glass, engraving, Whistler View more info

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The Hallmarks of Antique Glass

By: Wilkinson, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Richard Madley: 1968

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 12058

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 224mm x 147mm green cloth boards, white titles, first edition, 220pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Signed by author. Book is ex-lib with stickers, stamps, inscriptions and sticky tape. Has been read but wtill clean and tight with light wear only. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured) is clean with light wear only. Reference guide for the collector of antique glassware, fully illustrated with... View more info

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The Wisden Book of Cricket Memorabilia

By: Williams, Marcus ; Phillips, Gordon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Lennard Publishing: 1990

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15389

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 268mm x 204mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 328+32pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Big book is clean and tight with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear. Comprehensive and lavishly illustrated guide to cricket memorabilia and antiques. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Wisden, prints, Grace, bat This book is unus... View more info

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

By: Wright, Lawrence

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1984

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 12212

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , xii prelims, 282pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, with block edges a little grubby and some creasing to spine, but overall clean and tight with no markings. Originally published in 1960, this is Wright's witty and well-informed account of toilets and toilet habits through history, principally in Britain, France and America. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: bidet, p... View more info

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

By: Yarwood, Doreen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1972

Edition: fourth edition

Seller ID: 14695

Condition: Good


Hardback, 260mm x 172mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, fourth edition, xviii prelims, 302+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/Fair. Book has some grubbiness and a little foxing to block eges, some plate edges tanned, exterior bumped but clean and clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) is chipped and worn with some loss around edges. First published in 1952, this is the standard illustrated guide t... View more info

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About Collecting

By: Yoxall (M.P.), J.H.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, London Opinion Curio Club: 1908

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5691

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 8vo grey cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 134pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, block edges ragged, differential fading to endpapers, isolated faint foxing on pages. Book actually feels older than publication date. Curious illustrated volume describes the joys of collecting things - specifically porcelain. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectabl... View more info

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A Guide to the collecting and care of original prints

By: Zigrosser, Carl ; Gaehde, Christa M.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Arco: 1966

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8171

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 220mm x 142mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 120pp. Good +/Good. Spine and boards clean, just a little fading at edges, block also clean with just a little darkening of age, binding tight. Dustwrapper has some grubbiness from handling but still fully intact with little or no shelfwear. A guide for both the beginner and the experienced collector of prints. Catalogue: Antiques & Collectables. Keywords: Prints, buying, framing, care View more info