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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 Confederate and Southern State Currency. Criswell’s Currency Series. Vol I. 1st Revised Edition. A Descriptive Listing, Including Rarity and Prices. “The Confederate States of America” and all of the Southern States Including “The Territory of Florida” and “The Republic and Government of Texas”.

Confederate and Southern State Currency. Criswell’s Currency Series. Vol I. 1st Revised Edition. A Descriptive Listing, Including Rarity and Prices. “The Confederate States of America” and all of the Southern States Including “The Territory of Florida” and “The Republic and Government of Texas”.

By: CRISWELL, GROVER C.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Criswell’s Publications. Florida. 1964 1st revised edition.:

Seller ID: 70972


Size 6.75 x 10.25 inches. In illustrated cloth covers with gray lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly bumped at ends. Handling marks. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 291pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. Part of a series on American Currency. This volume covers the currency issued by the Confederate States between 1861 and 1864, Florida and Texas and other states. Includes a Detailed index of the Republic and Goverment of Texas. 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 Biscuit Tins 1868-1939. An Aspect of Decorative Packaging.

Biscuit Tins 1868-1939. An Aspect of Decorative Packaging.

By: FRANKLIN, M.J.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London. New Cavendish Books. 2001 revised edition.:

Seller ID: 81559


Large Hardback, 4to oblong. approx 13 x 10.5 inches. In maroon cloth with decorative gilt to spine and front. Maroon endpapers, purple page edging. In pictorial hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with very good slipcase (sc; Some rubbing and bumps to corners). Some very minor rubbing to edges of boards on cover. Else a very clean and tight copy. 215pp. With many full-page colour photographs. Illustrating the many and varied forms and designs of biscuit tins. 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 Taking Tea With Clarice Cliff. A Celebration of her Art Deco Teaware. Photography by Michael Slaney & Leonard Griffin.

Taking Tea With Clarice Cliff. A Celebration of her Art Deco Teaware. Photography by Michael Slaney & Leonard Griffin.

By: GRIFFIN, LEONARD:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Pavilion. 1996:

Seller ID: 66261


Size 7.5 x 7.5 inches. In black pictorial hard card cover with matching dustwrapper. Yellow endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased around edges. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 100pp. With b/w and colour photographs. An illustrated celebration of the art and work of Clarice Cliff. View more info

Image for Iron and Brass Implements of the English House. Illustrated by the author. With an introduction by Ralph Edwards.

Iron and Brass Implements of the English House. Illustrated by the author. With an introduction by Ralph Edwards.

By: LINDSAY, J.SEYMOUR:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London. Alec Tiranti 1970 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69782


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small marks. Chips and tears to top end. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 88pp. With b/w line drawings. First book on domestic implements, once essential tools, now valued as collectors pieces. View more info

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Collecting Fans.

By: MAYOR, SUSAN:

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Studio Vista. Christie’s. 1980 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 66919


Size 7.75 x 9.75 inches. In cream cloth covers with dark brown lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Rubbed and slightly creased along edges with tear to back top edge. Lamination blistered at front. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 118pp. With b/w and colour photographs. A guide for collectors. The author traces the history and development of fans. View more info

Image for English Children’s Books. 1600-1900.

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 Book Collecting. A Beginner’s Guide.

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

Image for Ivories. A History and Guide.

Ivories. A History and Guide.

By: WOODHOUSE, CHARLES PLATTEN:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: David and Charles. 1976 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 66906


Size 6.5 x 9.25 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 128pp. With b/w photographs. Interesting book on collecting Ivory. Published before the international ban on trading in ivory. View more info

Image for Susie Cooper. An Elegant Affair. Specially commissioned photography by Earl Beesley.

Susie Cooper. An Elegant Affair. Specially commissioned photography by Earl Beesley.

By: YOUDS, BRYN:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson. 1996 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 66257


Size 10.5 x 14.5 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Covers slightly rubbed around edges with small marks. Else a clean and tight copy. 80pp. With b/w and colour photographs. Illustrated book showing the development of the work of Susie Cooper over the course of her long life and career as an artist and pottery designer. View more info