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Ivory: A History and Collector's Guide

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03814

ISBN: 0500235058

Condition: Fine


Richly documented and superbly illustrated, this book is not only the definitive reference work for the collectors and dealers but a sumptuous source book for students of the decorative arts, ivory carvers and all who appreciate the unique beauty and fascinating history of ivory. The d/w has light wear to its edges. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Old English Plate

By: Cripps, Wilfred, Joseph

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Spring Books: 1968

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03415

Condition: Near Fine


There have been many guides to the collection of antique gold and silver, but W.J. Cripps ' Old English Plate ' covering has it does a wide field - church treasures as well as decorative and domestic wares - is acknowledged to one of the most important and authoritative works in its field. The text is companied by line drawings . There is a previous owners signature on the fep. View more info

Image for David Battie's Guide to Understanding 19th & 20th Century British Porcelain: Including Fakes, Techniques and Prices (Antique Collector's Club)

David Battie's Guide to Understanding 19th & 20th Century British Porcelain: Including Fakes, Techniques and Prices (Antique Collector's Club)

By: David Battie

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, anique Collector's Club: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03812

ISBN: 1851491236

Condition: Near Fine


David Battie, the well-known Antiques Roadshow contributor, has completely rewritten and updated his very successful Price Guide to 19th and 20th Century British Porcelain. This new edition, covering one of today's most popular collectable areas, makes available to the collector the latest information resulting from research into the major factory archives over the last fifteen years. Illustrated with 472 black and white and 64 colour illustrations. The D/W shows light wear to its panels and edges. otherwise a good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Atlas of Rugs & Carpets

By: David Black

Price: £17.00

Publisher: UK, Tiger Books International Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03815

ISBN: 1855015005

Condition: Fine


David Black, a leading London carpet expert, has brought together an international panel of specialists to share their expertise. The background information they provide is as fascinating as it is essential in understanding the value and appreciating the beauty of rugs and carpets. Introductory chapters are devoted to materials used, weaving, and the care of rugs and carpets. In addition, specialists in each area offer advice to buyers and collectors. Lavishly illustrated with over 200 colour and 150 black - and white illustrations including detailed line drawings and 50 maps of the carpet- pr... View more info

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English Bottles and Decanters, 1650-1900

By: Davis, Derek . C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Charles Letts & Company: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03497

ISBN: 0850970490

Condition: Fine


Visual identification is essential to successful glass collecting in the field of bottles and decanters. The 60 full-colour plates in this Collectors Guide, with their detailed and informative captions, are , therefore, invaluable for any serious collector, whether new or experienced. The d/w has been priced clipped. A good ,clean and tight copy. View more info

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Ceramics Source Book

By: Errol Manners

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown, London, UK: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03712

ISBN: 1855850206

Condition: Near Fine


The Ceramics Source book is a visual survey of the subject, tracing its development from its beginnings up to the present day and identifying the key traditions and styles. Each chapter contains an introductory essay followed by lavishly illustrated pages focusing on the key themes. The D/W shows light wear and scratching to the front cover and its corners A tight clean copy. View more info

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American Rococo, 1750-1775: Elegance in Ornament

By: Heckscher, Morrison H.; Bowman, Leslie Greene

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harry N Abrams: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03265

ISBN: 0810964120

Condition: Very Good


This is the first book to examine the American manifestations of the European style. The authors pursue the rococo presence in aspects of domestic production that begin with firearms and textiles and end with porcelain. A very good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Charlton Standard Catalogue of Royal Doulton Figurines

By: Jean Dale

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Charlton Press: 1994

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 03766

ISBN: 0889681287

Condition: Very Good


This illustrated pricing guide is the best and most comprehensive ever produced for all Royal Doulton HN and M Series figurines. It covers over 2,000 Royal Doulton figurines, all arranged and illustrated by HN and M number. The soft covers show light edge wear to the covers and spine. View more info

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English Sporting Guns and Accessories (Collectors Monographs)

By: Macdonald Hastings

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ward Lock & Company Limited: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03828

ISBN: 0706310535

Condition: Very Good


The aim of this book is to brief the new collector in search of antique weapons which are still shootable; to show how to handle them, and their accessories, with suitable precautions in the field; and to evoke the period, the world of the old sporting aquataints, woodcuts and early photographs. The D/J has signs of light wear. View more info

The Victorian Staffordshire Figure : A Guide for Collectors

By: Oliver, Anthony

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., William Heinemann Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02498

Condition: Very Good


This book is full of black and white photographs. There is no D/W with this book . The end papers and page edges are marbled. View more info

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Moorcroft: A Guide to Moorcroft Pottery 1897-1993

By: Paul Atterbury

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Richard Dennis Publications Di: 2006

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04494

ISBN: 0903685337

Condition: Very Good


This new edition revised and expanded again to include all designs made by Moorcroft up to 1993, is an invaluable work of reference for anyone interested in either Moorcroft pottery, or in 20th century decorated arts generally. Illustrated with 208 pages and over 350 colour plates and 50 black and white plates. There is light wear to the top front corner and base of the spine. A good clean, and white copy. View more info

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Excavations in the Donyatt Potteries

By: Richard Coleman-Smith; Terry Pearson

Price: £75.00

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04053

ISBN: 0850335027

Condition: Near Fine


Donyatt in Somerset', about a mile and a half from Ilminster where we operate, was the site of continuous pottery production for 800 years. This comprehensive work describes not only the very thorough excavations and archaeological research into the industry at Donyatt but also draws on the unique range of documentary evidence that survives to provide the most complete study of a pottery so far researched today. There is a microfilm in a pocket on the rear paste down, and a loose letter titled Donyatt potteries and the The Neroche Forest. The D/w is priced clipped and there is a dedication on ... View more info

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Art Deco: The Golden Age of Graphic Art & Illustration (Masterworks)

By: Robinson, Michael

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK., Flame Tree Publishing: 2009

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 02949

ISBN: 1847862799

Condition: Very Good


This beautifully illustrated reference book is a celebration of 'Art Deco' expression through graphic art and illustration. Organized into three sections, this book explores the significant avenues of the movement as a whole, before turning its attention to worlds of fashion and advertising. The D/W shows light shelf wear. View more info

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The Price Guide to Collectable Clocks 1840 to 1940

By: Shenton, Alan and Rita

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Antique Collectors' Club: 1987

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03036

ISBN: 0907462669

Condition: Very Good


This revised edition has been greatly enlarged. The main text has been updated to include the author's continuing research . Illustrated with over 34 colour plates and 700 black and white illustrations. The blue boards do show some wear to their edges and the D/W shows wear to its corners and edges and is also sunned on the spine. a good clean tight copy. View more info

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Old Horseshoes

By: Sparkes, Ivan G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Shire Publishing: 1998

Edition: Reprint1998

Sellers ID: 02231

ISBN: 0852633483

Condition: Very Good


This was one of the first books to be written about horseshoes since 1869. Horseshoes show an amazing ingenuity of design, as the farrier worked to ease the path of the horse under his care and the veterinary surgeon devised different veterinary shoes for the various ailments in the hoof. View more info

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The Edward T. Chow Collectrion Part Three

By: Sutherby Parke Bernet.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Southerby Parke Bernet ( Hong Kong ) Ltd: 1981

Sellers ID: 03709

Condition: Fine


This catalogue is part Three of a three volume series for the sale of the Edward t. Chow Collection. This volume covers Ming and Qing Porcelain and Works of Art. A beautifully illustrated book with 625 black and white and full colour plates. A fantastic resource book for anyone interested in chinese porcelain and works of art. A fine tight clean copy. View more info