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Image for British Military Longarms 1715-1815 (Illustrated Monographs)

British Military Longarms 1715-1815 (Illustrated Monographs)

By: D. W. Bailey

Price: £44.95

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170716

ISBN: ISBN 0853680671

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback in the Illustrated Monographs series, 1971, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of short repaired tears to upper edges (dj now protected); maroon cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - small set of initials to ffep upper rh corner; light toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Illustrated Porsche Buyer's Guide

By: Dean Batchelor

Price: £11.95

Publisher: Motorbooks International: 1986

Seller ID: 130232

ISBN: ISBN 0879382392

Condition: Very Good


"Second edition paperback, 1986, in overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Llanelly Pottery

By: Dilys Jenkins

Price: £49.95

Publisher: Swansea, Deb Books: 1968

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131247

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1968, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj lightly shelfworn with small chips at spine head and corners; original green cloth boards generally clean and crisp with slight rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Furniture: English Furniture AD 43-1950

By: E. T. Joy

Price: £7.95

Publisher: B. T. Batsford: 1987

Seller ID: 122538

ISBN: ISBN 0713458429

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint, 1987, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - dj faded and rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations - gift inscription to front pastedown; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Paper Soldiers: The Illustrated History of Printed Paper Armies of the 18th, 19th & 20th centuries (Signed, Limited Edition)

By: Edward Ryan

Price: £99.95

Publisher: Golden Age Editions: 1995

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 170992

ISBN: ISBN 0904568962

Condition: Fine


SIGNED limited edition (1,961/2,000) hardback, 1995, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This book is both large (270mm x 285mm, 528 pages) and heavy (3.5kg); additional postage may be required if shipped overseas. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for "Catalogue Of An Exhibition Of Famous Authors In First Editions, Ancient And Modern. December 10th to 20th."

"Catalogue Of An Exhibition Of Famous Authors In First Editions, Ancient And Modern. December 10th to 20th."

By: Ernest Dressel North

Price: £19.95

Publisher: New York, Ernest Dressel North:

Seller ID: 170492

Condition: Good


"Undated 122pp paperback catalogue of 'rare and choice' items starting with Robert Allot and Matthew Arnold and ending with Gilbert White and John Greenleaf Whittier, including items from the Hoe and other historic sales, c. 1920s. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - buff card covers a little rubbed and aged. Internally clean. Binding tight, staples a touch rusty; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Detailed descriptions and prices for over 100 first editions. Not an old library bo... View more info

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Collecting Victorian Porcelain

By: Ernest Reynolds

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Arco: 1966

Seller ID: 120199

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1966, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition: dj is a little worn to edges; buff marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt titles blocked in brown to spine, very clean and crisp. Binding tight, no annotations - owner's name and address to ffep; some age-spotting to page-ends only, text and plates clean and clear thoughout." View more info

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A Review Of Reviews. Part I: An Enquiry; Part II: Wise's Letters

By: Fannie E. Ratchford

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Austin, The Library Of The University Of Texas: 1946

Seller ID: 170482

Condition: Good


"Paperback edition - two articles on Thomas J. Wise from the Library Chronicle of the University of Texas reprinted as one booklet, 1946, in overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - white covers rubbed and slightly tanned to edges. Internally clean. Binding overall tight - staples a touch rusty and just starting to pull-through cover; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. s" View more info

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Pottery and Porcelain: A Guide to Collectors

By: Frederick Litchfield

Price: £45.00

Publisher: "Truslove, Hanson & Comba": 1900

Seller ID: 110810

Condition: Good


"Revised edition hardback with no jacket. In overall good to very good condition - 7 x 10 inches, 362 pages, 1.75kg. Contains 150 Illustrations of Specimens of Various Factories, 7 Coloured Plates, and Marks, and Monograms of all the Important Makers. Handsome green cloth covered boards with bevelled edges and gilt titles to spine and front cover, with gilt illustration of an urn plus Litchfield's signature in facsimile. Signs of edge-wear and some staining. Binding tight and square, no annotations or inscriptions. Untrimmed page-ends slightly tanned with the odd spot of foxing, gilding to... View more info

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Swords & Daggers

By: Frederick Wilkinson

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Ward Lock & Co. Limited: 1969

Seller ID: 160828

ISBN: ISBN 0706310306

Condition: Very Good


"Second impression hardback, 1969, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's initials small and neat to ffep upper rh corner; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for U-Boat Emblems of World War II, 1939-1945

U-Boat Emblems of World War II, 1939-1945

By: Georg Hogel

Price: £22.95

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 170845

ISBN: 076430724X

Condition: Near-Fine


Hardback edition, 1999, with illustrated laminated boards and no jacket as issued. In overall near-fine used condition with only very slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name neat to ffep upper rh corner; text, maps to endpapers and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Porcelain Through The Ages.

By: George Savage.

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Cassell & Company: 1961

Seller ID: 120198

Condition: Very Good


"New and revised edition hardback in the Belle Sauvage Library series, 1961, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good condition: dj a little worn to edges; red cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, a little rubbed to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Understanding Book-Collecting

By: Grant Uden

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club: 1983

Seller ID: 131014

ISBN: ISBN 0907462138

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint, 1983, with clipped jacket. In overall very good to near fine used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and very slightly faded to spine; original maroon cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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"The Connoisseur's Handbook of Antique Collecting: A Dictionary of Furniture, Siver, Ceramics, Glass , Fine Art, etc."

By: Helena Hayward (editor)

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1970

Seller ID: 120280

Condition: Very Good


"BCA reprint, 1970, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition: dj a liitle worn to edges with a couple of chips; red cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, slightly tanned and rubbed to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. " View more info

Image for The English Silver Coinage From 1649

The English Silver Coinage From 1649

By: Herbert Allen Seaby and P. Alan Rayner

Price: £19.95

Publisher: B. A. Seaby Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 160438

Condition: Very Good


"Fourth (revised) edition hardback in Seaby's Numismatic Publications series, 1974, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - dj spine has faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Oriental Rugs: An Illustrated Guide

Oriental Rugs: An Illustrated Guide

By: Herman Hack

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1967

Seller ID: 110805

Condition: Very Good


"Fourth Impression UK Edition, edited and translated by George and Cornelia Wingfield Digby. Hardback in unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - yellow dj slightly faded to spine and with some minor marks. Grey cloth boards with red and gilt titles to spine very tidy. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and illustrations crisp and clean throughout." View more info

Image for John Dryden: A Bibliography Of Early Editions And Of Drydeniana

John Dryden: A Bibliography Of Early Editions And Of Drydeniana

By: Hugh Macdonald

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1939

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170503

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1939, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - black cloth boards rubbed to edges with small split to cloth at spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends and prelims but text, and portrait frontis, bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. s" View more info

Image for Locomotive Nameplates On Public Display

Locomotive Nameplates On Public Display

By: Ian W. Wright

Price: £27.95

Publisher: Sheffield, Pennine Publications: 1986

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151157

ISBN: ISBN 0946055068

Condition: Very Good


"SIGNED first edition hardback, 1986, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of small nicks and repaired tear at spine head; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text, maps and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author with brief dedication to title page: 'To Gilbert and Margaret, With best wishes, Ian Wright. June 1986.' Not an old library book. Photograph available.&#... View more info

Image for Little Books about old furniture. English Furniture: Tudor to Stuart.

Little Books about old furniture. English Furniture: Tudor to Stuart.

By: J. P. Blake and A. E. Reveirs-Hopkins

Price: £14.95

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1926

Seller ID: 120264

Condition: Good


"New, illustrated hardback, 1926, with no jacket. In genarlly good condition, boards are rubbed to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's stamp to ffep, prelims a little tanned and a few age-spots here and there but text and illustrations clean throughout." View more info

Image for European and Oriental Rugs for pleasure and investment. New and Revised edition.

European and Oriental Rugs for pleasure and investment. New and Revised edition.

By: Jack Franses

Price: £17.95

Publisher: John Gifford: 1973

Seller ID: 110808

Condition: Very Good


"New and Revised edition hardback with unclipped jacket. In very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage. 5.5 x 9 inches, 180 pages. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, endpapers slightly marked but text and illustrations crisp and clean throughout." View more info