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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

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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

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Le Temps De Cartier

By: Barracca, Jader & Nencini, Franco & Negretti, Giampiero

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Milan, Publiprom 1989: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 46968

Condition: Very Good


360 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, new limited edition no3209, small tear to top of dustwrapper spine, in slipcase. View more info

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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 Rough Diamonds : The Butler and Wilson Collection

Rough Diamonds : The Butler and Wilson Collection

By: Becker , Vivienne

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books Ltd 1990: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56605

ISBN: 1851455213

Condition: Very Good


175 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Minimal wear. No ownership names. Illustrated throughout. Nicky Butler and Simon Wilson are two jewellery designers who exerted an enormous influence on popular jewellery design from the late 1960s onward. Since starting work together, they have made an important collection of both precious and non-precious jewellery, and this book presents the collection. The second part of the book documents the way jewels reflect varying attitudes to ... View more info

Image for Fabulous Fakes: The History of Fantasy and Fashion Jewellery

Fabulous Fakes: The History of Fantasy and Fashion Jewellery

By: Becker, Vivienne

Price: £28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Grafton Books 1990: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56606

ISBN: 0246131004

Condition: Very Good


232pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Clean copy. Copiously illustrated in colour and b&w. 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, James

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1858: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 26338

Condition: Very Good


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 straig... View more info

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Lucie Rie

By: Birks, Tony

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Somerset, England, Marston House 2004: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 57460

ISBN: 0951770071

Condition: Very Good


224 pp., illustrated in colour and b/w. 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 De Porceleyne Fles : De Wedergeboorte van een Delftse Aardewerkfabriek

De Porceleyne Fles : De Wedergeboorte van een Delftse Aardewerkfabriek

By: Bogaers, Marie-Rose and Karin Gaillard and Marie-Louise Ten Horn-Van Nispen

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Utrecht & Antwerp, Veen / Reflex 1986: 1986

Book number: 55650

ISBN: 9063221258

Condition: Very Good


275 pp. Large format paperback. Clean copy. No ownership marks. Black & white illustrations throughout. Text in Dutch language. 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 The Monumental Brasses of England

The Monumental Brasses of England

By: Boutell, the Rev Charles

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, George Bell 1849: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 38333

Condition: Very Good


xii, 53 pp, [unpaginated plates]. Over 100 plates depicting many monumental brasses. Blue half morocco binding with blue cloth boards by Birdsall. Binding rubbed and scuffed. Prelims and pastedowns foxed. Very minor foxing and tanning sporadically throughout, though this is very limited in extent 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 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