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Furniture History: The Journal of the Furniture History Society, Volume XX, 1984: Italian Furniture and Interiors

By: N/A

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Furniture History Society: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005539


Articles based on papers read at the Society's symposium in 1984. 76pp plus 80 black and white plates. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Furniture History: The Journal of the Furniture History Society Vol XXI, 1985. Studies in the History of Furniture and Design Presented to Peter Thornton

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Furniture History Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005540


288pp illustrated throughout with black and white reproductions. Minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

The Golden Guide to American Antiques

By: Ann Kilburn Cole

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004122


Introduction to antique collecting. 160pp with index, illustrated throughout with photographs in colour and black and white. Cover slightly marked and darkened to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Anatomy of Antiques

By: Austin P Kelley and the Staff of Sotheby Parke Bernet

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1974

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 005533


Guide to collecting. 189pp illustrated with black and white photographs, plus 19 colour plates. All illustrated items are from Sotheby Parke Bernet auctions. Gilt lettering to spine. Damp marking to edges of boards, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped with slight darkening to spine and marked edges, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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The Collector's Encyclopaedia of English Ceramics

By: Bernard and Therle Hughes

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005763


Straightforward guide to the full range of English ceramics. 172pp illustrated with 22 black and white plates and with line drawings to the text throughout. Gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ marked, worn and frayed, with some small tears to edges and slight loss and fading to spine. View more info

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A Guide to the English Pottery and Porcelain in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities

By: Charles H Read (Preface)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: The British Museum: 1910

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003131


Commentary on the collection of English ceramics in the collection of the British Museum. 136ppwith index, illustrated with 15 black and white plates and 161 illustrations within the text. Spine bound with blue cloth and title added in ink. Front board printed with title and publisher's information in black. Boards and page edges somewhat soiled and endpapers browned, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Sotheby's Concise Encyclopedia of Furniture

By: Christopher Payne (General Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Conran Octopus: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008394


Excellent reference guide to antique furniture, arranged chronologically. 208pp, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and black and white drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rippling to pages, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for 1st class/overseas shipping. View more info

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Hagios Nikolaos Museum (English)

By: Costis Davaras

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Athens, Editions Hannibal:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 004985


Undated guide to a collection of archaeological finds from East Crete. English text illustrated with 88 colour photographs with multilingual titles and further colour illustrations to the card folds. Stamp under front fold could be date (04.9.87). Slight rubbing to edges, otherwise very good clean copy. View more info

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All Colour Book of Art Deco

By: Dan Klein

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Ltd: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004756


Colour guide to all aspects of 1920's Art Deco design. 71pp illustrated profusely throughout with outstanding colour photographs. Decorated endpapers. The boards are slightly warped and are somewhat stained at the edges, with some marking to endpapers, otherwise a good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear, otherwise good in a taped on clear protective cover. View more info

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English Furniture

By: David Nickerson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007614


Guide to english cabinet making in the 18th century. 96pp illustrated with 135 drawings and photographs, 32 in colour. Fading to edges of boards and slight foxing to top edges, otherwise good clean copy. Unclipped DJ faded to spine and edges, otherwise good. View more info

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Sporting Pastimes (Collecting for Pleasure) - An Absorbing Guide to the History and Values of Affordable Antiques

By: Dorothea Hall (Editor), Tony Curtis (Introduction)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008392


Guide to sporting collectables from the Victorian and Edwardian eras, including hunting, shooting, fishing, horse-racing, motoring, golf, tennis and cricket. 144pp with index, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and drawings. Pink endpapers. Minimal marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight marking and edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Town and Country Kitchens (Collecting for Pleasure) - An Absorbing Guide to the History and Values of Affordable Antiques

By: Dorothea Hall (Editor), Tony Curtis (Introduction)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008393


Guide to collecting kitchen memorabilia from Regency times to the between-wars period of the 20th century. 144pp with index, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and drawings. Peach endpapers. Sl;ight rippling to pages, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear and 1/2" closed tear to bottom edge, otherwise very good. View more info

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Antique Weapons A-Z

By: Douglas J Fryer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, G Bell & Sons Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005534


Practical guide to the identification of a wide range of antique weapons. 114pp, illustrated throughout in black and white. Slight rubbing to base of spine and foxing to page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with some creasing and small tears to edges and corners. View more info

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Porcelain Marks of the World

By: Emanuel Poche

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1979

Edition: 4th Impression

Seller ID: 008011


Practical handbook describing factory marks, grouped under about 20 headings. 255pp with index, illustrated throughout in black and white with over 2,000 marks. Gilt lettering to spine. Tiny amount of spotting to fore-edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscription. DJ is price-clipped, with minor creasing to edges, otherwise very good. View more info

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Four Centuries of European Jewellery

By: Ernle Bradford

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Feltham, Middlesex, Spring Books: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005780


A survey of the development of jewellery over the past 500 years and the processes and techniques involved in the production of the stones. 226pp with index, illustrated with 108 black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing and fading to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight surface marking and edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Greek and Roman Jewellery (Cameo)

By: Filippo Coarelli

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1970

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 004902


Guide to the sophisticated art of jewellery-making, from the Egyptian and Assyrian inspired designs of Archaic Greece to the beginning of the Dark Ages. 157pp. illustrated with 68 colour plates. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed, rippling to pages and owner's name to endpaper, otherwise very good. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear and crease to back flyleaf, otherwise very good. View more info

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Precolumbian Terracottas (Cameo)

By: Franco Monti

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, New York, Sydney & Toronto, Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1969

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 004903


Discussion of the emergence of earthenware vessels on the American continent. 158pp, illustrated with 71 full colour plates. Some creasing to spine and cover, fading to edges of cover, marking to top edges and former owner's label to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. View more info

Miller's Ceramics of the '20s & '30s. A Collector's Guide

By: Frankie Leibe

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Miller's: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004090


Starting-point for the budding collector, includes Clarice Cliff, Keith Murray, Poole Pottery, Art Deco and Chintzware. 64pp with over 150 colour photographs. Fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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Moorcroft - The Phoenix Years

By: Fraser Street (Hugh Edwards)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Thaxted, Essex, W M Publications: 2000

Edition: 2nd Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006525


Story of the dramatic revival of England's best-loved pottery. 191pp with index, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and a few black and white reproductions. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Minor fading to bottom edges of boards, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal edgewear, otherwise near fine. View more info

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English and Scottish Earthenware 1660-1860

By: G Bernard Hughes

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004751


Detailed study of the advances in earthenware craftmanship in Endland and Scotland. 238pp with index, illustrated with 4 colour and 46 black and white plates and 5 line drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Some rubbing to spine and corners, slight bowing to boards and minor marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info