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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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The Coin Collector

By: Hazlitt, W. Carew

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant: 1905

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 17205

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 20mm x 137mm green cloth boards, black titles, second edition, 304+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards basically clean, if bumped and faded at some edges. Block edges grubby and ragged, with some foxing, later also to endpapers, inner boards a little stained. Binding still good and pages/plates clean overall. Revised edition of volume from "The Collector Series" offers an excel... 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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British Pewter

By: Michaelis, Ronald F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London & Sydney, Ward, Lock: 1969

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17204

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 235mm x 170mm blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Book is clean overall though top block edge grubby, spine also bumped. Dustwrapper has general light wear from handling, some spotty marks to front, sticker residue to clipped front flap also. A compact but excellent illustrated guide for the collector of British pewter objects and artefacts, especial... 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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Coins and How to Know Them

By: Rawlings, Gertrude Burford

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1910

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 17203

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 195mm x 130mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, xix prelims, 374+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is generally bumped and scuffed with ragged block edges, block is also a little wobbly but pages and plates clean overall. Ephemeral page from Illustrated London News 24/04/1937 concerning new George VI coins. Third edition of popular collectors guide to historic c... 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