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Tables in the Victoria and Albert Museum

By: Hayward, Joyhn F.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039078

Condition: Very Good


V&A Illustrated booklet No 10. offers a comprehensive overview of the tables held at the V&A. A very good clean softcover illustrated with 53 b.w. plates. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Connoisseur's Handbook of Antique Collecting - a Dictionary of Furniture, Silver, Ceramics, Glass, Fine Art, Etc.

By: Hayward,Helena (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1970

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 031677

Condition: Very Good


A standard reference book containing technical terms, unusual phrases and references to craftsmen in the various branches of art which appear in books, inventories and sales catalogues. Clean, bright copy with illustrations throughout. With an introduction by L.G.G. Ramsey. 320 pages including index and further reading guide. View more info

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Miller's Collectables Price Guide 2007

By: Higgins, Katherine and Hearnden, Jonty (editors)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036190

ISBN: 1845332636

Condition: Near Fine


The must-have original guide to identifying and collecting collectables. Features over 5,000 items. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 464 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Illustrated Guide to Silver

By: Holland, Margaret

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Peerage Books: 1985

Seller ID: 021589

ISBN: 1850520194

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated guide to the silver of Western Europe and North America containing over 170 colour and 90 b&w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Country Life Pocket Book of China

By: Hughes, G. Bernard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021198

Condition: Very Good


Condenses the facts most needed by the collector of English pottery and porcelain into eight sections. Over 900 illustrations. 376 pages including index. View more info

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Antique Sheffield Plate

By: Hughes, G. Bernard

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055947

ISBN: 0713407239

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive book on Sheffield plate which looks at the process of silver plating on steel, identifying Sheffield plate, the manufacturing process, decoration and finishing techniques, edges and mounts, makers' marks, British plate etc. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has a little edgewear. 303 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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Identifying Dolls

By: Jackson-Douet, Valerie; Gerwat-Clark, Brenda

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Apple Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000259

ISBN: 1850766045

Condition: Near Fine


Valuable tips and hints for the novice and experienced doll collector alike. Complete with colour illustrations, Handy size for taking around car boot/ auctions - 80 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Japanese Porcelain

By: Jenyns, Soame

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055884

Condition: Good


Traces the history of the important kilns and potters, and outlines the multitude of theories and traditions about the various wares that exist in Japan and elsewhere, discussing in details such controversial matters as the identification of Ko Kutani porcelain. Square, tight hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear and worn patch to rear cover. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 352 pages including index +120 b/w plates. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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American Medals and Decorations

By: Kerrigan, Evans

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Apple Press: 1990

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 033074

ISBN: 1850762627

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive visual guide to the medals of the U.S.A. lavishly illustrated in full colour. Unread, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 80 pages including index. Slightest signs of storage. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sotheby's : Bidding for Class

By: Lacey, Robert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Time Warner Books UK: 1998

Seller ID: 006386

ISBN: 0316644471

Condition: Near Fine


Behind the scenes look at the history and business dealings of Sotheby's auction house - the oldest and richest auctioneers in the world. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 354pp inc index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Old Clocks

By: Lloyd, H. Alan

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1972

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 010973

ISBN: 0510053017

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w which shows some signs of wear & tear. This has proved one of the most popular books on clocks - equally suitable for beginners and knowledgeable collectors. It has in the course of several printings established itself as a standard work of reference. Sixth printing - 216 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Chats on Old Clocks

By: Lloyd, H. Alan

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1951

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 035711

Condition: Good +


Good, clean copy with gift inscription to ffep. 186 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Toys and Games

By: London Museum

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 042055

Condition: Very Good


Picture book illustrating the London Museum collection of toys and games. Illustrated with 20 b.w. plates and two pages of text giving a brief history of the objects at the museum. A very good clean copy of this booklet. View more info

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1873 to 1973 : The First Hundred Years - The Story of Poole Pottery

By: McKeown, Jo ( Designed By )

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bournemouth, Hampshire, Broglia Press:

Edition: Centenary Edition

Seller ID: 063790

Condition: Near Fine


Looks back on the first century of the Dorset pottery company. Clean, glossy, large format work - 48 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Period Furniture for Everyman: A Handbook for the Amateur

By: Menzies, William Gladstone

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth: 1950

Edition: Second Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 034606

Condition: Very Good


Includes a furniture glossary, descriptions of the woods used in cabinet making, auction room hints, how to spot a fake etc. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some light shelf wear & tear - 156 pages plus 32 pages of b/w plates. View more info

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The Pottery & Porcelain of Swansea & Nantgarw

By: Nance, E. Morton

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Limited: 1985

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 064725

Condition: Very Good


Number 364 of a limited edition of 500 facsimile copies reproduced in memory of the author. Fully and faithfully deals with the story of William Billingsley and of the Welsh potteries in general. Heavy, large volume hardback in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to cover/spine - 579 pages including index. View more info

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English Domestic Silver

By: Oman, Charles

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1968

Edition: Seventh Edition Revised

Seller ID: 051993

ISBN: 0713601612

Condition: Very Good


The former Keeper of the Department of Metalwork at the V & A makes a number of revisions for this edition, and has re-cast the section on Regency silver in the light of recent research. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 240 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The China Collector's Pocket Companion

By: Palliser, Mrs. Bury

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co: 1875

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 048668

Condition: Good


A portable book of marks and monograms. A good clean hardback. 164 pages including index. Front hinge has been reinforced with linen binder's tape. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Pottery & Porcelain

By: Payton, Mary & Geoffrey

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063803

ISBN: 0723215189

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the various potteries and main types of collectable items, and offers an historical outline of the development of pottery and porcelain. Illustrated in line and half-tone, with eight pages of colour plates. 192 pages inc index. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has slightly faded spine. Printing line 1278-573. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Glass

By: Payton, Mary & Geoffrey

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Books: 1992

Seller ID: 064734

ISBN: 1854710249

Condition: Near Fine


An on-the-spot reference guide intended for those who collect or are thinking of collecting glass. 8 colour plates + 95 half-tone illustrations. 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info