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Image for Josiah Wedgwood, 1730-1795: An Illustrated Life of Josiah Wedgwood

Josiah Wedgwood, 1730-1795: An Illustrated Life of Josiah Wedgwood

By: Tames, Richard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Shire Publications: 1972

Seller ID: 031676

ISBN: 085263143X

Condition: Very Good


Biography of Josiah Wedgwood who transformed the manufacture of pottery and its methods of distribution, originating mass production and in doing so helping to provide a product that more people could afford. No.4 of the Shire Lifelines series. Clean, bright booklet with previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. 48 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. Includes a booklet entitled the Wedgwood Story. Includes a newspaper article entitled This Immortal Clay about Wedgwood. View more info

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Catalogue of Adam Period Furniture, Victoria and Albert Museum

By: Tomlin, Maurice; Victoria and Albert Museum

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Victoria and Albert Museum: 1982

Seller ID: 029479

ISBN: 0901486442

Condition: Good


Photographs and text of furniture dating from between 1760 and 1800. Good, clean, large format paperback with light edgewear and sunning to page edges - 211pp including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Leeds Pottery (SIGNED COPY)

By: Towner, Donald

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Cory, Adams & Mackay Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064709

Condition: Very Good


The Honorary Secretary of the English Ceramic Circle places on record all available information on the subject and discusses the various types of ware it produced. SIGNED to the title page by the author ''D.C. Towner''. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square, large format hardback in a price-clipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 180 pages including index plus 48 glossy b/w plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bohemian Glass

By: Uresova, Libuse ( Introduction )

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051992

Condition: Fair


Picture book for the exhibition arranged through the Czechoslovak Ministry of Education and Culture and the British Museum, with all pieces illustrated belonging to the Museum of Industrial Art in Prague. Internally clean copy with light crease marks mainly confined to covers - 17pp + 45 plates. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Coinage and History of the Roman Empire, Volume II C. 82 B.C.--A.D. 480

By: Vagi, David L.

Price: £122.50

Publisher: USA, Coin World: 1999

Seller ID: 042385

ISBN: 0944945317

Condition: Near Fine


This is VOLUME TWO - COINAGE. An invaluable study in the field of Roman history and numismatics - the 550 year period covered here is divided into twelve epochs with especially close attention paid to the difficult periods each of which is demystified with historical overviews, and in some cases with tables and family trees. A clean, crisp hardback in dustwrapper. Contains more than 1,000 illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Chinese Pottery and Porcelain

By: Vainker, Shelagh

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 066646

ISBN: 071412432X

Condition: Reading Copy


Graded as a reading copy as crease marks to cover/prelims. All main text block clean and bright. Charts China's long and successful ceramic history, rooted in the high quality and wide distribution of an impressive range of raw materials. Clean, glossy copy - 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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United Into One Kingdom : 300th Anniversary of the Treaty of Union

By: Various

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Llantrisant, Pontyclun, The Royal Mint: 2007

Edition: Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 041485

Condition: Near Fine


30 page booklet issued to commemorate the act of Union with a two-pound coin. Historic articles by various writers. Previous owner's sticker inside cover. Protected in a clear, plastic jacket. View more info

Image for Old Furniture for Modern Rooms from the Restoration to the Regency

Old Furniture for Modern Rooms from the Restoration to the Regency

By: Wenham, Edward

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 014731

Condition: Very Good


A guide to the different styles of furniture of the periods and how to select and place them. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine is sunned. Illustrated with mono plates. Internally pages are clean and bright. 204 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Wooden Plane : Its History, Form & Function

By: Whalen, John M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Mendham, NJ. USA, The Astragal Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066584

ISBN: 1879335328

Condition: Very Good


Magisterial work which describes, illustrates, and classifies all types of wooden planes from the common to the rare and unusual -- tracing their development and explaining their use. Clean, bright copy in a d/w - 503 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Postal History of Great Britain and Ireland : A Summarized Catalogue to 1840

By: Willcocks, R. M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066599

Condition: Good


Study of handstamps struck on letters through the ages, how they were carried, the routes, charges and handling. Previous owner's reference columns in pencil to rear else a good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 80 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Antique Blue And White Spode

By: Williams, Sydney B.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Omega Books: 1987

Seller ID: 064729

ISBN: 1850070040

Condition: Near Fine


Beautifully illustrated volume which deals comprehensively with a field of English ceramic history which has a charm of its own. Foreword by H. Granville Fell. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 248 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Winchester : The Gun That Won the West

By: Williamson, Harry F.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, USA, A. S. Barnes & Company: 1978

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 067812

ISBN: 0498022994

Condition: Very Good


Charts the important role played by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company and its products in American history. Clean, bright, large format softcover - 494 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 067812. View more info

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Firearms Curiosa

By: Winant, Lewis

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Arco Publishers: 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 067813

Condition: Very Good


Copy number 333 of a Limited edition of 1000 copies. From days long gone the author selects over 300 pieces as representative of the oddities that have been constructed to utilize the propelling force of gunpowder. Internally clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear/fading (see photo) - 281 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 067813. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Furniture

By: Woodforde, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 066713

Condition: Very Good


Observer's Books No 35. A very good, clean copy in a very good, square price-clipped dustjacket which has been affixed to the boards with clear laminate. An on-the-spot reference guide to the various styles of furniture throughout history. 195 line illustrations. View more info

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British Studio Potters' Marks

By: Yates-Owen, Eric; Fournier, Robert

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Publishers Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066600

ISBN: 0713650397

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive directory of twentieth century British Studio Potters' marks, with each entry arranged alphabetically. A must have for potters, collectors, museums, auction houses, and shops, as well as anyone generally interested in British pottery. Clean, bright, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 660 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info