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Image for The Atlas of Rugs and Carpets. A comprehensive guide for the buyer and collector.

The Atlas of Rugs and Carpets. A comprehensive guide for the buyer and collector.

By: BLACK, DAVID (ed):

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Tiger Books International. London. 1994 repr.:

Seller ID: 69752


Size 9.0 x 11.75 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 255pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. An international panel of specialists share their expertise and describe the world’s most magnificent rugs and carpets with guidance for buyers. View more info

Image for Christie’s since the war. 1945-1958. An essay on taste, patronage and collecting. Privately printed for Christie, Manson& Woods, Ltd.

Christie’s since the war. 1945-1958. An essay on taste, patronage and collecting. Privately printed for Christie, Manson& Woods, Ltd.

By: DUTTON, DENYS:

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Chriustie, Manson & Woods, Ltd. London. 1959 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67981


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Patterned endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears and small pieces missing from ends of spine. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 168pp. With 185 b/w photographs at back and 5 colour plates in text. The story of Christie’s from 1945 to 1958. View more info

Image for British Campaign Medals. Waterloo to the Falklands. An Illustrated Reference Guide for Collectors.

British Campaign Medals. Waterloo to the Falklands. An Illustrated Reference Guide for Collectors.

By: GOULD, ROBERT W.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press. 1984 3rd edition.:

Seller ID: 73474


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In pink cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 59pp. With b/w illustrations. Medals and ribbons are illustrated life size and fully described, including a brief background to the campaign for which it was awarded. View more info

Image for A Dictionary of English Furniture From the Middle Ages to the Late Georgian Period. In three volumes.

A Dictionary of English Furniture From the Middle Ages to the Late Georgian Period. In three volumes.

By: MACQUOID, P., EDWARDS, R.:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Antique Collectors’ Club 1983 Limited Edition Only 1000 Copies Number 972:

Seller ID: 83045


Bound in original red cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Large Volumes Size 30cm x 21.5cm In very good near fine condition. Volume III has small dent lower hinge. Inside very clean and tight copies. 350, 384, 376pp. Prof. ills. with many b/w and colour photographs. The first edition of this work was published in 1924-27 and was instantly recognised as the primary reference on the primary reference of English furniture from the Middle Ages to the Late Georgian period. This is a facsimile of the second edition, and comprises a comprehensive survey of the whole wide field of English domes... View more info

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English Children’s Books. 1600-1900.

By: MUIR, PERCY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. B T Batsford Ltd. 1969 2nd imp.:

Seller ID: 66266


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw;lamination slightly peeled along top edge. not price clipped). Front top fore corner slightly bumped. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 256pp. With b/w illustrations and colour plates. Originally published in 1954, this comprehensive account of the history of books published for children takes a fascinating look at the earliest up to 1900. Includes lists and facsimile illustrations. View more info

Image for The 1883-97 Issue of The Gambian Cameos A Study of The Plates, Printings and Preforatos.

The 1883-97 Issue of The Gambian Cameos A Study of The Plates, Printings and Preforatos.

By: O'HARA, B. I.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The West Africa Study Circle. 1985 1st:

Seller ID: 75992


Size approx 10 x 7 ins. Blue cloth hardback. Gilt lettering to spine. Original glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition. Neat inscription to front. Dustwrapper very good. 152pp. Four colour photo plates. View more info

Image for The Art of The Tin Toy SIGNED COPY.

The Art of The Tin Toy SIGNED COPY.

By: PRESSLAND, David:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, New Cavendish Books, 1976 1st:

Seller ID: 82646


Large oblong hardback, approx 11 x 13 inches. Glossy illustrated cover in thin card slipcase. In very good condition with very good slipcase. (SC some overall darkening with some fading to spine and edges. Some rubbing to corners with a couple of small bumps and nicks to edges.) Some slight fading to spine on cover, some minor foxing/ darkening to contents page and last index page. Authors dedicatory inscription to title page “To Peter, with my best wishes for many years collecting ahead - the breadth of your collection amazes me! Davis Pressland 31.8.89.” 224pp. Colour and B&W... View more info

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Book Collecting. A Beginner’s Guide.

By: STEWART, SEUMAS:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: David and Charles: Newton Abbot. 1972 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 66026


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 312pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. The author gives guidance for beginners in book collecting. View more info

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Wedgewood.

By: WILLS, GEOFFREY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chancellor Press. n.d. ca1999.:

Seller ID: 64294


4to. In pictorial hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. Patterned endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Price clipped). Inscriptiton to half title page, dated 1999. Else a very clean and tight copy. 128pp. With b/w and colour illustrations. The history of Josiah Wedgewood with a chapter on the business after his death and a chapter on collecting. View more info

Image for Early Percussion Firearms A History of Early Percussion Firearms Ignition from Forsyth to Winchester .44/40.

Early Percussion Firearms A History of Early Percussion Firearms Ignition from Forsyth to Winchester .44/40.

By: WINANT, Lewis;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins 1961:

Seller ID: 75493


Size 9.5 x 6 inches. In dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and design to front. In original glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap. (DW minor rubbing top edge, minor tear to rear.) Corners slgihtly bumped.Endpapers have some minor tape marks to corners else Inside pages exceptionally clean and tight with no marks or inscriptions. 280pp . With b&w photo plates and diagrams. View more info