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Peter Carl Faberge: Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court and the Principal Crowned Heads of Europe. An Illustrated Record and Review of His Life and Work, A.D. 1846-1920, Bainbridge, Henry Charles
1 Bainbridge, Henry Charles Peter Carl Faberge: Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court and the Principal Crowned Heads of Europe. An Illustrated Record and Review of His Life and Work, A.D. 1846-1920
London B. T. Batsford 1949 1949 Hard Cover Very Good 4to. Presentation Copy 
xxiv, 170 pp. Maroon cloth in printed dw. Presentation Copy inscribed by the author on fep. One of the 1000 7 guinea British edition. Dw slightly edge-worn with repaired short tears. Illustrated with 126 plates, some colour. Errata slip laid in. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Decorative Motives of Oriental Art, Ball, Katherine M.
2 Ball, Katherine M. Decorative Motives of Oriental Art
London John Lane The Bodley Head 1927 1927 First Edition Gilt Lettered Cloth Good 4to. 
xxvi., 286 pp., With 673 b/w illustrations, TEG spine split, binding worn and a little bumped at extremities, head and foot of spine slightly chipped. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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Venetian Art Glass: 1840-1970 an American Collection, Barovia, Marino
3 Barovia, Marino Venetian Art Glass: 1840-1970 an American Collection
Germany Arnoldsche 2004 2004 3897902052 / 9783897902053 Hard Cover As New 4to. 
352 pp, illustrated in colour 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Le Temps De Cartier, Barracca, Jader & Nencini, Franco & Negretti, Giampiero
4 Barracca, Jader & Nencini, Franco & Negretti, Giampiero Le Temps De Cartier
Milan Publiprom 1989 1989 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4to. 
360 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, new limited edition no3209, small tear to top of dustwrapper spine, in slipcase. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Playthings and Pastimes in Japanese Prints, Baten, Lea
5 Baten, Lea Playthings and Pastimes in Japanese Prints
New York/Japan Shufunotomo/Weatherhill 1995 1995 0834803445 / 9780834803442 Hardback Near Fine 4to. 
160 pp., illustrated in colour. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Playing Card; The history and secrets of the pack, Benham, William Gurney
6 Benham, William Gurney Playing Card; The history and secrets of the pack
London Spring Books no date circa 1950 1950 Cloth Very Good Small 4to. 
vii., 196 pp., Illusrated, Good book condition hardback. Slight wear to the top of the jacket near the spine. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Collecting Irish Silver 1637-1900, Bennett, Douglas
7 Bennett, Douglas Collecting Irish Silver 1637-1900
London Souvenir Press 1984 1984 0285626221 / 9780285626225 Hardback Near Fine Large 8vo. 
228 pp. Hardback in dw. Colour and b&w photographs. Illustrations and lists of more than 600 makers and their marks. Near Fine/VG. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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History of Ancient Pottery (and Porcelain). Egyptian, Assyrian and Greek. Two Vols, Birch, James
8 Birch, James History of Ancient Pottery (and Porcelain). Egyptian, Assyrian and Greek. Two Vols
London John Murray 1858 1858 First Edition Gilt-decorated Cloth Very Good Large 8vo. 
415 and 437 pp. Volume 1 6 coloured plates and b&w illustrations no. 1-137 and volume 2 six coloured plates and plates 138-207. Volume 1 deals with Eyptian, Oriental and Greek pottery, volume 2 with Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Celtic, Teutonic and Scandinavian pottery. A very nice set in original cloth; head and foot of spine bumped; corner edges a little bumped but otherwise clean, bright and tight with a circular Greek design in gilt to the front panels of the brown straight grained cloth. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Quimper : Trois Siecles de Faiences: 1690-1990 [and] Catalogue. Two volumes, Blottiere, Sylvie and Laurent Cahn and others
9 Blottiere, Sylvie and Laurent Cahn and others Quimper : Trois Siecles de Faiences: 1690-1990 [and] Catalogue. Two volumes
Quimper Editions Ouest-France 1990 1990 Paperback Fine 4to. 
Two volumes in slipcase. 144; 271 pp. Large format paperbacks in slipcase. Slight crease to one spine. Very clean and bright copies. No ownership names. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout. Text in French language. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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De Porceleyne Fles : De Wedergeboorte van een Delftse Aardewerkfabriek, Bogaers, Marie-Rose and Karin Gaillard and Marie-Louise Ten Horn-Van Nispen
10 Bogaers, Marie-Rose and Karin Gaillard and Marie-Louise Ten Horn-Van Nispen De Porceleyne Fles : De Wedergeboorte van een Delftse Aardewerkfabriek
Utrecht & Antwerp Veen / Reflex 1986 1986 9063221258 / 9789063221256 Paperback Very Good 4to. 
275 pp. Large format paperback. Clean copy. No ownership marks. Black & white illustrations throughout. Text in Dutch language. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Lighting in the Domestic Interior, Renaissance to Art Nouveau, Bourne, Jonathan ; Brett, Vanessa
11 Bourne, Jonathan ; Brett, Vanessa Lighting in the Domestic Interior, Renaissance to Art Nouveau
London Sotheby's Publications / Philip Wilson 1991 1991 0856673978 / 9780856673979 Hard Cover As New 4to. 
255 pp., illustrated in colour and b/w. Still shrinkwapped. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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History of Old Sheffield Plate Being an Account of the Origin, Growth, and Decay of the Industry and of the Antique Silver and White or Britannia Metal Trade., Bradbury, Frederick
12 Bradbury, Frederick History of Old Sheffield Plate Being an Account of the Origin, Growth, and Decay of the Industry and of the Antique Silver and White or Britannia Metal Trade.
Sheffield J. W. Northend Limited 1983 1983 Reprint Decorative Cloth Very Good 4to. 
xiii, 539 pp, illustrated in b/w, a reprint of the 1912 edition, minor marks to book cloth. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Il Mobile Pesarese.  Dai maestri artigiani alla produzione Industriale, Calegari, G. ; Giannotti, P.
13 Calegari, G. ; Giannotti, P. Il Mobile Pesarese. Dai maestri artigiani alla produzione Industriale
Arcona Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Di Pesaro / Il Lavoro Editoriale 2000 2000 887663293x / 9788876632938 Hard Cover Very Good 4to. 
ITALIAN TEXT. 296 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, some wear to dustwrapper 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Simplicity or Splendour : Arts & Crafts Living, Objects from the Cheltenham Collection, Carruthers, Annette (editor); Greensted, Mary (editor)
14 Carruthers, Annette (editor); Greensted, Mary (editor) Simplicity or Splendour : Arts & Crafts Living, Objects from the Cheltenham Collection
London, United Kingdom Lund Humphries Publishers, Limited / Barbican Art Gallery 1999 1999 0853317798 / 9780853317791 First Edition Card Covers Fine Small 4to. 
184 pp., illustrated throughout. This is the second publication on the collection of Arts and Crafts objects held at the Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum. It's a nationally important collection, and featurs designers such as Chales Ashbee and the Guild of Handicraft , Phyllis Barron , Micheal Cardew , Walter Crane , Eric Gil , Ernest Gimson, Dorothy Larcher , William Morris , Marian Pepler , Alfred and Louise Powell , Gordon Russell , C. F. A. Voysey , Philip Webb , Henry Wilson . This volume covers the decorative arts relating to the person and to the domestic interior including ceramics , jewellery , textiles , costume , glass , leather , and plasterwork 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Jewels of Miriam Haskell, Cera, Deanna Farneti
15 Cera, Deanna Farneti The Jewels of Miriam Haskell
Woodbridge, England Antique Collectors' Club 1997 1997 1851492631 / 9781851492633 Hard Cover Very Good 4to. 
207 pp, illustrated with some 200 photographs specially done for this book - many from private collections. Some toning to the spine of the jacket, which is the UK version, with a white front cover and a neckless surrounding the title. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Early English Furniture and Woodwork : Volumes 1 & 2. Two volumes bound as one, Cescinsky, Herbert and Ernest R. Gribble
16 Cescinsky, Herbert and Ernest R. Gribble Early English Furniture and Woodwork : Volumes 1 & 2. Two volumes bound as one
London The Waverley Book Company Ltd. 1922 1922 Cloth Very Good Folio 
Two volumes bound in one. xvi, 382; vii, 387 pp. Original full cloth in original printed dust wrapper. Jacket quite torn with loss to spine. Cloth very clean. Internally clean. Colour frontis to each volume and with a total of 928 b&w illustrations in the text. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Il Mobile Russo - L'epoca d'oro 1780 - 1840, Cheneviere, Antoine
17 Cheneviere, Antoine Il Mobile Russo - L'epoca d'oro 1780 - 1840
Milan Leonardo 1989 1989 8835500273 / 9788835500278 Hard Cover Very Good Large 4to. 
1st edition, 4to., 311 pp., illustrated. Italian language edition. From the library of the English publisher, has the stamp 'Weidenfeld Library' on the title page and fore edge. Very good in very good dustwrapper. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Oak Furniture: The British Tradition: A History of Early Furniture in the British Isles and New England, Chinnery, Victor
18 Chinnery, Victor Oak Furniture: The British Tradition: A History of Early Furniture in the British Isles and New England
Woodbridge Antique Collectors' Club 1990 1990 1851490132 / 9781851490134 Reprint Hardback Very Good 4to. 
618 pp. Publisher's full brown cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Dj edgeworn with minor tear. Profusely illustrated throughout with b&w photographs and 16 colour plates. No ownership names. Clean copy. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Potter's Art : A Complete History of Pottery in Britain, Clark, Garth
19 Clark, Garth The Potter's Art : A Complete History of Pottery in Britain
London Phaidon Press 1995 1995 0714832022 / 9780714832029 Hardback Fine 4to. 
239 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust jacket. Very clean copy. Minimal wear. No ownership marks. Full-colour illustrations throughout. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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The Stickley Brothers : The Quest for an American Voice, Clark, Michael and Jill Thomas-Clark
20 Clark, Michael and Jill Thomas-Clark The Stickley Brothers : The Quest for an American Voice
Salt Lake City USA Gibbs Smith 2002 2003 1586850539 / 9781586850531 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Small Square 4to 
160 pp., illustrated. A history of the Stickleys, illustrated with period photographs, drawings, and early advertising. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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