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quarto dark blue cloth boards with gilt device, illus eps, 316pp illustrated in colour , ex library VG in VG d/w

PUBLISHER: paul hamlyn london 1969

KEYWORDS: orders decorations medals arts military reference antiques vaclav mericka


Spode & His Successors

A History of the Pottery Stoke-on-Trent 1765-1865


204pp incl 9pp index & bibliography, with 81pp of colour & b & w plates, blue cloth boards with blind stamping on spine & extremities & centre of front board, purple & gilt embossed emblem on front & gilt embossed lettering & emblem on spine, patterned ep's, thick paper copy, VG+ (v sl shelf wear, v sl bruising to corners, top cnr sl bumped, sl wear to head & foot of spine,spine sl sunned, boards v sl faded, tiny chip to back board, tiny mark on spine, v sl foxing to edges & throughout)

PUBLISHER: Cassell & Co. Ltd. London 1925

KEYWORDS: English pottery history spode antiques porcelain




ex libris (usual cancel m'kings, pckt etc), 207pp, v gd+ (head and tail spine sl bumped, corners sl rounded, sl rubbed, sl cocked), d/w gd (fr cover torn in two, heqad and tail spine sl chipped, extrem's and corners sl chipped, sl rubbed)

PUBLISHER: michael joseph london 1957

KEYWORDS: autobiography fisher antiques art england


The Connoisseur Magazine


From May 1902 to December 1902. Early in the 20th Century this London Magazine was popular for its articles on Art, Antique and Literary themes. This set has been bound together in half leather. Very good (rubbing, corners bruised, edgewear, minor scuff to front fore-edge, usual foxing to preliminaries and e.p.'s, although binding is only sound, the actual text is clean and crisp w. all plates inc. foldouts present)

PUBLISHER: Connoisseur London

KEYWORDS: Connoisseur Magazine Art Antiques Lit England


Spode and his successors


first edition ex-lib 204pp ills.(some col.) G+ (usual libr.stamps and labels,rubbed/stained and sl.sunned w.bumps and wear to extrems.,paper separation at ep gutters,some surface loss to ffep,some sl.foxing to contents,cocked w.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: cassell & co london 1925

KEYWORDS: antiques biography arts


Orders and Decorations


second impression 316pp ills.(mainly col.) VG+ (blue cloth,sl.rubbed w.sl.bumps to extrems.,prelims.sl.foxed o/w contents clean,v.sl.chipping to head of one section,sl.shaky spine) in VG- d/w (sl.rubbed and stained,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.w.3cm closed tear to foot of cover)

PUBLISHER: paul hamlyn london 1969

KEYWORDS: medals military antiques


19th Century Australian Gold and Silver Smiths


first edition 69pp+plates [b/w] NF (black cloth,edges sl.foxed,owner's sign.to ffep) in VG+ d/w (sl.soiled w.spine sl.sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson richmond 1969

KEYWORDS: history silver gold smiths antiques arts crafts kurt albrecht


Chats on Naval Prints


first edition 208pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (black cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,spine mod.rubbed,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.to ffep,edges sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: t.fisher unwin london 1926

KEYWORDS: military history nautical arts naval prints e.keble chatterton antiques


Cape Furniture


first edition 244p illus, (b/w, photographs and diagrams) VG+ (brown cloth w. green eps, v. sl gum along t.e. of front board, v. sl foxing to eps and edges, owners inscription to title page) in VG d/w (sl rubbed and soiled w. sl chipping to head and foot of spine, sl discolouration along top and bottom edges from gum stains, two sl closed tears to lower edge of front cover, spine and boards sl sunned)

PUBLISHER: howard timmins cape town 1965

KEYWORDS: furniture design antiques style architecture south africa arts dTcor interior decoration cape town history atmore m. g.


Masterpieces Of Western Sculpture

from medieval to modern


first edition 239pp illus, (col photographs w. some b/w) VG+ (brown cloth, spine sl cocked, sl foxing to prelims and t.e. of contents) in VG+ d/w (sl foxing to covers and sunning to spine, mod foxing to reverse side of jacket)

PUBLISHER: thames and hudson london [1977]

KEYWORDS: sculpture arts sculptors history biography antiques statues hibbard howard


Les Maitres De L'art Naif


[first edition thus?] [text in french] 303pp illus, (col and b/w artwork) VG (light brown cloth w. dec eps, sl stains to head and foot of spine and hinge area, spine sl cocked, sl foxing to prelims) in G+ d/w (mod tear to head of spine and hinge area w. approx 3cm loss to head of spine, sl tears and closed tear to foot of spine w. sl chipping and small closed tears to edges of jacket hinges)

PUBLISHER: exclusivite weber la connaissance-bruxelles 1972

KEYWORDS: arts european arts painting sculpture history painters artists sculptors biography antiques collectibles bihalji-merin oto


Nineteenth Century British Glass


second edition 168pp illus, (b/w, photographs w. some col) VG+ (grey cloth w. yellow eps, sl stains to bottom edge of boards and spine, sl stains to bottom edge of prelims and contents, spine sl cocked) in VG+ d/w (sl wear to t.e. of spine and rear cover w. sl stains along bottom edge of covers and spine)

PUBLISHER: faber and faber london 1982

KEYWORDS: glassware history glassmaking techniques styles decoration antiques collectables craftsmen british english glass nineteenth century glass manufacture wakefield hugh


Medals Yearbook 1987

8th edition


216pp ills.[many col.] VG+ (in glossy wrappers,sl.soiled w.minor wear to extrems.,wrapper detaching from contents internally at glued gutters,2x leaves loose but present o/w contents clean)

PUBLISHER: cobra publ.[uk] [1987]

KEYWORDS: military medals antiques collectables john g.brant


The Encyclopaedia of Furniture

an outline history of furniture design in egypt, assyria, persia,greece, rome, italy, france, the netherlands, germany, england, scandinavia, spain, russia, and in the near and far east up to the middle of the nineteenth century with 659 illustration


first edition, 320 pp, ills, VG (black cloth, bumped and sl worn with sl soiling to upper extrems, ffep and front paste down browned, moderate foxing to prelims, some contents and foredges, ills clean, browned rear free end paper, sl cocked.)

PUBLISHER: ernest benn, england 1926

KEYWORDS: dr hermann schmitz, furniture antiques collectables design


Abbotsford the Personal Relics and Antiquarian Treasures of Sir Walter Scott


first edition,66pp, ills (col) VG (large format, blue cloth with gold blind stamps, bumps and wear to extrems, browned/foxed front/ rear paste down and ffep, sl foxing throughout, all plates clean.)

PUBLISHER: adam and charles black, london, 1893

KEYWORDS: sir walter scott mary scott william gibb collectables antiques biography history


Libyan Studies

select papers of the late r.g.goodchild


first edition 345pp+plates[b/w] NF (red cloth,minor bumps to extrems.) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: paul elek london 1976

KEYWORDS: history geography libya archaeology antiques r.g.goodchild joyce reynolds


The Standard Catalogue of Postage Stamps

published annually eleventh edition 1911


516pp, ills (b/w) VG- (green cloth with stamps, minor bumps and wear, binding beginning to separate at ffep gutter, contents sl discoloured, binding cocked and shaky.)

PUBLISHER: whitfield king, england, [1910]

KEYWORDS: stamp collecting philatelic history antiques


Les Emaux Russes 11th-19thC


first edition 238pp.illus.(col.) VG(illus.cloth boards,title to front board and spine,mod.soiled,mod.shelf-wear to extrems.,prelims.mod.foxed)

PUBLISHER: collections des musees moscow 1974

KEYWORDS: pissarskaia platonova oulianova gems design antiques russian arts


Decorated Stoneware Pottery of North America


ex-lib.second printing 232pp ills.[b/w] VG (beige cloth w.blind botanical stamp to top board,libr.mark to spine,tape stains to boards and eps,usual stamps w.label removed from rfep,orange eps,horizontal crease to prelims.,prelims.and content edges sl.soiled) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,sunned spine,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,lower edge sl.trimmed)

PUBLISHER: charles tuttle rutland 1972

KEYWORDS: pottery antiques arts stoneware donald blake webster


The Amherst Tablets

being an account of the babylonian inscriptions in the collection of thr right hon.lord amherst of hackney


first edition 200pp+v plates [b/w]+fold-out col.map; ills.[b/w] VG (blue half cloth w.printed paper boards,rubbed and soiled,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,dealer's label to front pastedown,prelims.and untrimmed content edges sl.foxed,spine cracked but tight)

PUBLISHER: bernard quaritch london 1908

KEYWORDS: antiquity antiques arts amherst tablets babylonia pinches

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