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Image for The China Trade: Paintings, Furnishings and Exotic Curiosities

The China Trade: Paintings, Furnishings and Exotic Curiosities

By: Crossman, Carl L.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Antique Collectors' Club: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066626

ISBN: 1851490965

Condition: Very Good


The fascinating account of Chinese artists and craftsmen and their techniques, and of the way of life encountered by Westerners in this most mysterious of trading countries. Heavy, large volume hardback lacking a dust jacket. Clean, glossy copy - 462 pages including index and illustrated endpapers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Coins from the Soil : A Guide to the Buried Coinage of Britain

By: Cuddeford, Michael J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Chelmsford, Essex, Mount Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066739

ISBN: 1900571110

Condition: Good


Provides an illustrated catalogue featuring many of the most commonly-found coins, together with a selection of coins from overseas that also turn up with some regularity, and which often present their finders with problems of identification. Clean, glossy copy - 96 pages including a select bibliography. Faint crease marks to cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Continental China Collecting for Amateurs

By: Cushion, John P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028729

ISBN: 0584100515

Condition: Very Good


Covers everything from 16th C. Italian majolica through to more up-to-date wares and fakes. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w showing slight wear & tear - 204 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Vetri veneziani dal Rinascimento all'Ottocento - Venetian glassware from the Renaissance to the 19th Century Colori e trasparenze - Colours in Transparency

Vetri veneziani dal Rinascimento all'Ottocento - Venetian glassware from the Renaissance to the 19th Century Colori e trasparenze - Colours in Transparency

By: Dal-Rinascimento-all-ottocento

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Napoli, Italy, Electa: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066623

ISBN: 8843585711

Condition: Near Fine


80 page, glossy brochure with text in Italian & English which accompanied the exhibition seen between May to September in Kiev, Moscow, Ankara and Sophia. Clean, bright copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Turkish Rugs in Transylvania

By: Dall'Oglio, Marino & Clara ( Editors )

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Fishguard, Wales, The Corby Press: 1977

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 059657

ISBN: 0903580209

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright large format hardback which supplements the 1925 first edition with the scholarly work of the editors. Some faint sunning to page edges. Includes 30 coloured plates and bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Bantam Illustrated Guide to Early American Furniture

By: Davidson, Marshall B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Bantam Books: 1980

Seller ID: 010974

Condition: Good


Covers a little worn, internally clean and bright. Over 560 examples of fine furniture from the Colonial era to 1900. 421 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Picture History of Furniture

By: Davis, Frank

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Edward Hulton: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021400

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy presented in tatty, rather worn jacket which has small areas of loss. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. A definitive pictorial guide to the main types of ceremonial and domestic furniture. 160 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Collecting Silver

By: de Casteres, Elizabeth

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Bishopsgate Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047107

ISBN: 090087371X

Condition: Very Good


Written for the enthusiastic amateur with the main aim to give a good basic knowledge and to introduce the kind of silverware that the average person can afford. Covers hallmarks, styles, and the decorating of silver, table silver, tea silver, flatware, boxes, candlesticks etc. Clean large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 157 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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French Furniture and Decoration in the XVIIIth Century

By: Dilke, Emilia F. S.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063129

Condition: Very Good


Lady Dilke turns her expertise to analysing eighteenth century French furniture. Internally clean copy in green boards with gilt lettering and decoration to cover & the spine, which shows light rubbing/sunning. All top page edges gilt while fore and lower edges remain untrimmed - 260 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Murano : The Island of Glass

By: Dorigata, Attila

Price: £80.00

Publisher: San Giovanni Lupatoto, Italy, Arsenale: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066717

ISBN: 8877432934

Condition: Very Good


The co-ordinator of the Venice City Museum Authority shares her knowledge of the history of Murano glass from the Renaissance onwards. Heavy, large volume hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear with some curling/crease marks. Some odd, minor blemishes else a bright, glossy copy translated by Jeremy Scott - 397 pages including bibliography and photograph credits. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Auction Sale of Antique Furniture, Silver, Ceramics, Pictures, Works of Art and Collectors' Items

By: Douglas Ross

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woburn, Bedfordshire, Douglas Ross: 2001

Seller ID: 040504

Condition: Near Fine


Catalogue for the sale held at The Old Town Hall in Woburn on Thursday 21st June 2001. Clean, stapled brochure featuring 584 lots. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Chinese Porcelain

By: du Sartel, O.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Parkstone International: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066609

ISBN: 1844847853

Condition: As New


Part of the Mega Square Collection Series. Bright, glossy copy - 255 pages including a list of illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Researching British Military Medals : A Practical Guide

By: Dymond, Steve

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Marlborough, Wiltshire, The Crowood Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036860

ISBN: 1861262825

Condition: Near Fine


The author illustrates his practical advice with step-by-step research into a group of representative medal recipients, from a Royal Navy seaman of the early Victorian period, through officers and soldiers who served in India and Egypt, to the Great War and finally to a Lancaster bomber crewman. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 143 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Collecting Dolls

By: Earnshaw, Nora

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, New Cavendish Books: 1992

Seller ID: 039619

ISBN: 1872727816

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive guide filled with useful advice for collectors and would-be collectors. Explains how to assess the dolls that appear on the market, how to judge if a doll is a reproduction or a fake, how to buy and sell at auction and, having acquired a collection, how best to look after it. Clean, bright, large format paperback - 144 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Collectors' Annual for 1904

By: East, Geo. E.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1905

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 066727

Condition: Good


A guide to Connoisseurs, Collectors, and others of the latest prices realised at auction. Clean, glossy copy - 152 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Collecting Of Deringers Manufactured By Moore, National And Colt

By: Eberhart, L. D.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Author: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067811

Condition: Very Good


Definitive work on the pieces developed by Henry Deringer. Some faint sunning to page edges else a bright, glossy, large format hardback in a dust jacket - 209 pages. Prompt dispatch. 067811. View more info

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English Furniture and Decoration 1680-1800

By: Ellwood, G.M.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford:

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 053653

Condition: Very Good


Aims to give some idea of the beautiful furniture produced in England between 1680 and 1800 with the photographs divided into broad periods namely William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Adam Hepplewhite and Sheraton. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has faded spine and one small tear to rear cover. 201 pages consisting of 10 pages of text and the rest being b/w photographs. View more info

Image for Chinese Jade : The Spiritual and Cultural Significance of Jade in China

Chinese Jade : The Spiritual and Cultural Significance of Jade in China

By: Fang, Gu & Hongjuan, Li

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Shanghai, China, Shanghai Press: 2013

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 066705

ISBN: 1602201293

Condition: Near Fine


An up-to-date illustrated collection of examples of Chinese jade of all categories from all ages. Bright, glossy copy in a d/w - 160 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for English Blue and White Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century

English Blue and White Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century

By: Fisher, Stanley William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Fitzhouse Books: 1989

Seller ID: 064723

ISBN: 0713461438

Condition: Very Good


An illustrated descriptive account of the early, soft paste productions of Bow, Chelsea, Lowestoft, Derby, Longton Hall, Bristol, Worcester, Caughley and Liverpool between 1740 and 1800. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 190 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The British Museum : A Guide to Its Public Services

The British Museum : A Guide to Its Public Services

By: Francis, Sir Frank ( Introductory Note )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Trustees of the British Museum: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047556

Condition: Very Good


Clean bright guide book highlighting the fact that the services of the expert staff are always available for genuine enquirers. 72 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info