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The Railways of England

By: Acworth, W. M.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1890

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 61245


In the original Publisher's quarter cloth - the spine being a mustard colour with gilt titling, and the remaining 2/3rds boards being dark blue with bright gilt titling to the front board. A little 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine but NO chipping or similar. A previous owners' name and date in ink (2 dates - passed down in the family it would appear) on the front pastedown. Decorative endpapers. (xvi) + 427 pp. A tissue-guarded (tissue with a few foxing spots) b/w... View more info

The Aesthetics and Vocabulary of Nakshi Kantha. Bangladesh National Museum Collection

By: Ahmad, Perveen

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Bangladesh, Bangladesh National Museum: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112396


Maroon rexine-type (pseudo leather) boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. However there is some VERY light rubbing/creasing to the dustjacket, (mainly to the TIPS of the corners & head/tail of the d/j spine - NO chips/tears) together with some light fading to the BASE colour of the dustjacket spine & the very edges of the d/j covers, which has changed almost imperceptabl... View more info

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A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc.

By: Ainslie Sir Robert

Price: £1,995.00

Publisher: London, R. Bowyer: 1812

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113312


A Folio of " A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc." . This is a Selection taken from Ainslie's 2 collection of Views, each containing 48 views, originally published separately in 1801 and 1803. The Front and Rear (grey/green paper covered) Original boards are Detached and Scuffed/Scruffy, The title label on the front cover is torn away and only retains the word 'Views', and there... View more info

Celtic Art in Pagan and Christian Times . Second Edition, Revised.

By: Allen, J. Romilly

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1912

Edition: 2nd Edition Revised

Seller ID: 110981


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. There is slight edge wear to the corners of the boards and the page fore-edges are uiniformly tanned with foxing (brown) spots. The endpapers are also browned. The paper/plates is/are generally Very Clean and the paper uniformly cream. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxii) + 315pp. Illustrated with b/w prints. (Plates Collated). Index. Overall, apart from the 'faults' as detailed above, this is ... View more info

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Winesburg Ohio. LIMITED EDITION

By: Anderson Sherwood

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library, Franklin Center,: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113399


A Very Good copy but has slight fading to the spine - all gilt titling/decoration is very clear but just a little less bright than on the rest of the covers. Genuine FULL LEATHER covers, decorated in Gilt and Red Leather. Bright Gilt decorated tooling to front and rear boards, but not quite so bright leather or gilt to the spine. 4 Plain raised bands to the spine bordering the decoration/compartments and titling/lettering. All Edges bright Gilt. (Gilt VERY slightly rubbe... View more info

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Postcard Illustrated by Ethel Parkinson

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faulkner & Co (printed by): 1908

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003914


Colour illustration of mother/girl carrying a small girl, another child standing by her side. Greeting reads 'To greet you heartily with every good wish.' Written on the front by the previous owner/sender, with their name and date-1908. Stamped (Sent from South Shields) , postmarked, written on the reverse with a ? Christmas & New Year Greeting but this is obscured, as there is something all over the back as if it had been stuck in an album (but not sticky). Front illust... View more info

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Jemima Jane (Child's Storybook shaped as little girl)

By: ANON

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Unknown: (1930)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 9993


There is no date, no publisher (tho' numbered '993' at the foot of the rear cover). I would date this c. 1920 ? - but could be 1930, or even early 40s? - but the latter date at the latest. Full colour stapled pictorial card covers with the image of a charming little girl in an old fashioned Victorian costume with ringlets and a bonnet, and with her hands in a white muff. The rear cover is her back view. The whole book is shaped around her. Internally the shaped pages hav... View more info

The Story of the Willow Pattern Plate

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Alexander Moring Limited ( At the De La More Press ): (1922)

Edition: 1st Thus (Publisher)

Seller ID: 111293


No Date, but Copac (National, Academic, and Specialist Library Catalogue) gives the date as 1922. Light brown paper covered boards with a pictorial paper label/onlay on the front cover with titling and a picture of the Willow Pattern Plate - all in blue/white - as is the Plate of course - and a circular onlay illustration of the plate on the rear cover. No dustjacket. The boards show slight signs of wear (a little tiny chipping to the head of the spine and a bump/indent ... View more info

Popeye and His Friends . Painting Book

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Birn Brothers Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112107


Delightfully illustrated card covers. No dustjacket, as issued. There are light smudge marks to the card covers and the paper is uniformly cream. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. Charmingly illustrated throughout in b/w with some colour. The drawings have not been coloured in so this an ideal book for the collector. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. "This colouring-in story book is a wonderful example of PopEye Epheme... View more info

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Miniature German Calender in Book Form. 1914. Book Shaped like a Vase of Pansies.

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Germany, None Given: 1914

Edition: Presumed First German Edition

Seller ID: 113955


A 1914 Calendar in German, printed in black & red. The book is cut out in the shape of a Vase with Pansies, and the front cover is in full vibrant colour with 1914 in gold on the vase. Internally it shows the days of the months with Saint's names for each day. At the end are the names and dates of Jewish Festivals; Genealogies of German 'Rulers' (? Can't read the German? ) , etc; and Postal prices, etc. No publisher shown. Attractive little Miniature shaped book. See Ima... View more info

Books About......A 'Dig for Victory' Exhibition (pamphlet)

By: Anon (Newport Library)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newport, Wales, R. H. J. Ltd. , (Newport Library): 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113305


In the original lettered paper wraps. Near Fine - apart from very Rusty staples - but holding tight. First Edition. 8vo. 8 pp pamphlet.. Not Illustrated. Part of the 'Dig for Victory' campaign during 2nd World War. The 'Dig for Victory Exhibition' was held in the Great Central Hall on 24-27 February 1943. " The object of the exhibition was to encourage increased production of vegetables, etc... And to show how best old methods could be applied".." This Pamphl... View more info

A Companion to the British Army . 1660-1983

By: Ascoli, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111237


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There is some very light smudging to the covers which can only be seen if held up to the light, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 319 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and insignia. Select Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fine' copy. "This is a book for both military buffs and the ge... View more info

Miller's Twentieth Century Ceramics . A Collector's Guide to British and North American Factory-Produced Ceramics

By: Atterbury, Paul & Ellen Paul Denker & Maureen Batkin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Miller's Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111970


Black boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are some very slight creases and chipping to the dustjacket edges, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 256pp. Illustrated with colour and b/w plates. Bibliography/Key to Prices; Index; Acknowledgments. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. "This guide covers a range of 20th-ce... View more info

Art for the Nation. The Eastlakes and the Victorian Art World (National Gallery London)

By: Avery-Quash, Susanna & Julie Sheldon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The National Gallery Company, London. Distributed By Yale University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113754


Fine dark maroon boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT clipped. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Looks unread. (xvi) + 288 pp. Illustrated in full colour and some sepia and b/w. "As prominent members of the Victorian cultural and artistic world, Sir Charles and Lady Elizabeth Eastlake, along with their nephew Charles Locke Eastlake, enjoyed the friendship and support of influential figures inclu... View more info

Advertising Art of Steiff . Teddy Bears and Playthings

By: Ayers, Dottie & Donna Harrison

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Maryland, Hobby House Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111966


Dark blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is some very light edge-wear and a couple of closed tears to the dustjacket covers which are neatly repaired to the inside with clear archive tape, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 127 pp. Illustrated with colour and b/w plates. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Ex... View more info

Farewell to London's Trolleybuses

By: Baker, Michael

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Shepperton, Surrey, Ian Allan Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112315


The book is actually in a b/w photocopied dustjacket of the original, tho I have put 'no d/j' as it is NOT the original. This copied d/j is sellotaped onto the books front and rear pastedown endpapers, but there is no detail on thehose inner flaps.. This book is a rather 'odd' edition - in that I think it is an edition which has been bound up from a set of 'offcuts' - the binding is green cloth boards with black (Non professional) 'hand-written' lettering to the spine. I... View more info

The Price Guide to Baxter Prints

By: Ball, A. And Martin, M.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Baron Publishing (printers): 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001576


Gilt titling to front board and to spine. D/w slight chipped, one small tear on top right corner otherwise nice and bright. Baxter was a faithful chronicler of early victorian life as well as an artist craftsman of extraordinarily high ability. Includes small booklet dated August 1976, The price guide to Baxter prints, price revision list. 275 pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and black/white. Clean tight and bright.; 001576; 4to View more info

Mechanical Toys

By: Bartholomew, Charles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002051


Dustwrap has a few closed tears otherwise very good. Boards faded, gilt titling to spine. Illustrated e/p's and title page/frontispiece. Introduction by Harriet Bridgeman. Contents include; mechanical and musical toys/dolls, automata, mechanical banks and bell toys etc., 156 pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and black/white. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. NO INSCRIPTIONS. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 002051; Folio View more info

The Price Guide to Nineteenth and Twentieth Century British Pottery Including Staffordshire Figures and Commemorative Wares

By: Battie, David & Michael Turner

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7747


Dark Blue shiney 'leatherette' boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. 243 pp, Illustrated with many black + white and a few colour photographs. Bibliography, Appendices (3) including - Calendar of People and Events. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Antique Collectors' Club Price Guide Series; Ex-Library; ... View more info

The Price Guide to Nineteenth and Twentieth Century British Pottery . Including Staffordshire Figures and Commemorative Wares. Second Edition with New Prices

By: Battie, David & Michael Turner

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 111967


Dark blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is some slight edge-wear and smudge marks to the dustjacket covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 243pp. Illustrated with colour and b/w plates. Three Appendices; Bibliography; Index. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fin... View more info