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Image for Yesterday's Shopping : Army and Navy Stores Catalogue 1907

Yesterday's Shopping : Army and Navy Stores Catalogue 1907

By: Adburgham, Alison (INTRODUCTION)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles 1969: 1969

Book number: 58524

ISBN: 071534692x

Condition: Very Good


lxiii, 1282, pp facsimile of the Army and Navy Stores 1907 catalogue. Spine, slightly faded. View more info

Image for The Medallic History of England to the Revolution

The Medallic History of England to the Revolution

By: Anon [Pinkerton, J.]

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Edwards and Sons 1790: 1790

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56670

Condition: Very Good


iv, 112 pp. Contemporary full leather. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. Marbled endpapers. Spine lettering slightly faded. Minor wear to spine ends & corners. Foxing to prelims. Internally clean. With forty full-page plates and descriptive text to each plate. All plates clean. Binding firm. View more info

Image for Automata : The Golden Age 1848-1914

Automata : The Golden Age 1848-1914

By: Bailly, Christian with Sharon Bailly

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications 1987: 1987

Book number: 57548

ISBN: 0856673455

Condition: Near Fine


360 pp. Original gilt-decorated red cloth with colour pictorial onlay to front board. In dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Over 150 automata are illustrated in colour photographs. A very nice copy. View more info

Image for Decorative Motives of Oriental Art

Decorative Motives of Oriental Art

By: Ball, Katherine M.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head 1927: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35137

Condition: Good


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. View more info

Image for Venetian Art Glass: 1840-1970 an American Collection

Venetian Art Glass: 1840-1970 an American Collection

By: Barovia, Marino

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Germany, Arnoldsche 2004: 2004

Book number: 51965

ISBN: 3897902052

Condition: As New


352 pp, illustrated in colour View more info

Image for British Ceramic Art 1870-1940

British Ceramic Art 1870-1940

By: Bartlett, John A.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Atglen, Schiffer Publishing Ltd. 1993: 1993

Book number: 56450

ISBN: 0887404561

Condition: Near Fine


240 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust jacket. Very clean bright copy. Faint fading to dj spine. No ownership names. With 250 colour and 85 b&w photographic illustrations. View more info

Image for Playthings and Pastimes in Japanese Prints

Playthings and Pastimes in Japanese Prints

By: Baten, Lea

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York/Japan, Shufunotomo/Weatherhill 1995: 1995

Book number: 36340

ISBN: 0834803445

Condition: Near Fine


160 pp., illustrated in colour. View more info

Image for Playing Card; The history and secrets of the pack

Playing Card; The history and secrets of the pack

By: Benham, William Gurney

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books no date circa 1950: 1950

Book number: 48603

Condition: Very Good


vii., 196 pp., Illusrated, Good book condition hardback. Slight wear to the top of the jacket near the spine. View more info

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Gien Faience

By: Bernard, Roger and Jean-Claude Renard

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Gien, Societe Nouvelle des Faienceries de Gien 1985: 1985

Book number: 55942

ISBN: 2858890366

Condition: Near Fine


162 pp. Full cloth in dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations. Text in English. View more info

Image for History of Ancient Pottery (and Porcelain). Egyptian, Assyrian and Greek. Two Vols

History of Ancient Pottery (and Porcelain). Egyptian, Assyrian and Greek. Two Vols

By: Birch, Samuel

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1858: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 26338

Condition: Very Good


xiv., 415 and xiv., 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 the publisher's 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 fron... View more info

Image for Ceska Loutka. Czech Puppet

Ceska Loutka. Czech Puppet

By: Blecha, Jaroslav and Pavel Jirasek and Vaclav Jirasek

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Prague, Kant 2008: 2008

Book number: 58389

ISBN: 808697023X

Condition: Near Fine


359 pp. Full cloth in dust jacket. Clean copy. No ownership marks. Full colour photography throughout, with 280 illustrations. Text in Czech with 32-page English language insert at rear. Copac only records the BL as holding a copy of this beautiful book on Czech puppets. View more info

Image for Quimper : Trois Siecles de Faiences: 1690-1990 [and] Catalogue. Two volumes

Quimper : Trois Siecles de Faiences: 1690-1990 [and] Catalogue. Two volumes

By: Blottiere, Sylvie and Laurent Cahn and others

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Quimper, Editions Ouest-France 1990: 1990

Book number: 55651

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Image for A Guide to the Knowledge of Pottery, Porcelain, and Other Objecs of Vertu : Comprising an Illustrated Catalogue of the Bernal Collection ...

A Guide to the Knowledge of Pottery, Porcelain, and Other Objecs of Vertu : Comprising an Illustrated Catalogue of the Bernal Collection ...

By: Bohn, Henry G.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, H. G. Bohn 1862: 1862

Edition: Second Corrected Edition

Book number: 59033

Condition: Good


xxxviii, 504 pp. Contermporary full green calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Slight fading to spine and boards marked. Internally clean. Illustrations. A catalogue of the Bernal Collection, 'with the prices at which they were sold at auction and the names of the present possessors'. View more info

Image for Lighting in the Domestic Interior, Renaissance to Art Nouveau

Lighting in the Domestic Interior, Renaissance to Art Nouveau

By: Bourne, Jonathan ; Brett, Vanessa

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications / Philip Wilson 1991: 1991

Book number: 40610

ISBN: 0856673978

Condition: As New


255 pp., illustrated in colour and b/w. Still shrinkwapped. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: Bradbury, Frederick

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Sheffield, J. W. Northend Limited 1983: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 49201

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 539 pp, illustrated in b/w, a reprint of the 1912 edition, minor marks to book cloth. View more info

Image for Biscotti : Storia per Immagini di una Dolce Tradizione

Biscotti : Storia per Immagini di una Dolce Tradizione

By: Buccellati, Graziella

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Milan, Franco Maria Ricci Editore 1982: 1982

Book number: 57533

Condition: Near Fine


141 pp. Publisher's cloth with colour pictorial onlay to front board. In patterned solander box with paper title label to spine. Minor marks to boards. Text in Italian, English, French and German. Numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Image for Vom Heimberger Geschirr zur Thuner Majolika

Vom Heimberger Geschirr zur Thuner Majolika

By: Buchs, Hermann

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Thun, Verlag Krebser 1988: 1988

Book number: 55949

ISBN: 3857771161

Condition: Fine


117 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Rubbing to dj. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Colour and b&w illustrations. Text in German. View more info

Image for Vierges et Saints : Les Statuettes en Faience de Quimper

Vierges et Saints : Les Statuettes en Faience de Quimper

By: Cahn, Laurent

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Quimper, Chez Alain Bargain 1990: 1990

Book number: 55941

Condition: Fine


159 pp. Full cloth in dust jacket. Slight fading to dj spine. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Il Mobile Pesarese.  Dai maestri artigiani alla produzione Industriale

Il Mobile Pesarese. Dai maestri artigiani alla produzione Industriale

By: Calegari, G. ; Giannotti, P.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Arcona, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Di Pesaro / Il Lavoro Editoriale 2000: 2000

Book number: 43853

ISBN: 887663293x

Condition: Very Good


ITALIAN TEXT. 296 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, some wear to dustwrapper View more info

Image for Simplicity or Splendour : Arts & Crafts Living, Objects from the Cheltenham Collection

Simplicity or Splendour : Arts & Crafts Living, Objects from the Cheltenham Collection

By: Carruthers, Annette (editor); Greensted, Mary (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Lund Humphries Publishers, Limited / Barbican Art Gallery 1999: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 50900

ISBN: 0853317798

Condition: Fine


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 , ... View more info