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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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The Modern Style: Jugenstil/Art Nouveau 1899-1905

By: Julius Hoffmann

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Germany, Arnoldsche: 2006

Seller ID: 066753

ISBN: 389790229X

Condition: Good


Extra-heavy large format hardback (lacks dustjacket) illustrated with numerous mainly b/w photographs, though some are in colour. Sections covering:- furniture, metal, glass, ceramics and jewellery. Parallel text in both German and English. 463 pages including index. A few pages have been folded at tip of top corners and the last page of the index and blank rear end paper have some creasing. View more info

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Chinese Ceramics : Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911

By: Kerr, Rose

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, V & A Publications: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066661

ISBN: 1851772642

Condition: Reading Copy


Part of V & A's Far Eastern Series, describing the production of porcelain, which reached a peak of technical perfection in the early eighteenth century, and setting it against a wider historical and political background. Described as a good reading copy as some very occasional blemishes to page margins else a glossy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 142 pages including index. Prompt 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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English Country Furniture : National and Regional Vernacular, 1500-1900

By: Knell, David

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066630

ISBN: 0712639438

Condition: Very Good


Makes use of much recent research to throw fresh light on the uses, dates and stylistic differences of the everyday furniture found in cottages, farmhouses and town houses of ordinary people over a span of some four centuries. Heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w. Clean, glossy copy - 240 pages including index. 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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How to Read Chinese Ceramics

By: Leidy, Denise Patry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067803

ISBN: 1588395715

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art - How to Read Series with this new instalment in the series enlightening readers on Chinese ceramics of all kinds, using highlights from the outstanding collection of the Museum of Art as a teaching tool. Bright, glossy copy - 144 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Collector's History of English Pottery

By: Lewis, Griselda

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1999

Edition: Fifth Edition Revised

Seller ID: 066728

ISBN: 1851492917

Condition: Very Good


Provides a comprehensive overview of pottery in England from earliest times to the late twentieth century. Heavy, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear. Bright, glossy copy - 383 pages including 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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Grandfather Clocks and Their Cases

By: Loomes, Brian

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066587

ISBN: 0715386468

Condition: Very Good


Highly illustrated work with over 400 photographs giving detailed comments on a series of clocks representative of all periods and types. Includes a chapter of 'Fakes' indicating clues that might show that a clock and a case have not always been together. Clean, bright, heavy hardcover in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 352 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain

By: Macintosh, Duncan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066659

ISBN: 0715374346

Condition: Reading Copy


Traces the porcelain's history from the early fourteenth century, paying attention to the impact that the export trade had in Europe. Some odd blemishes to page margins hence a good reading copy in an unclipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear with small loss to top of spine - 152 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Chinese Export Porcelains

By: Madsen, Andrew D.; White, Carolyn L.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA, USA, Left Coast Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066648

ISBN: 1598741292

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Guides to Historical Artefacts Series. Copiously, comprehensive work on Chinese export porcelain which offers both a broad overview and detailed identification and context information for most common types and motifs. Clean, bright copy - 153 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Pens and Pencils : A Collector's Handbook

By: Martini, Regina

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, USA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066734

ISBN: 0887409423

Condition: Good


Part of the Schiffer Book for Collectors Series which includes a value guide. Traces the history of the writing instrument through the ages. Some odd light thumb marks else a bright, glossy copy showing a crease mark to rear cover - 147 pages. Prompt dispatch from the UK. 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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From Palace To Parlour : A Celebration of 19th Century British Glass

By: Newby, Martine S.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: The Glass Circle: 2003

Seller ID: 066650

Condition: Very Good


Clean, glossy brochure that accompanied the exhibition held at The Wallace Collection, London between August 21 & October 26, 2003. Prompt dispatch. 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