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Image for THE PICTORIAL THEME OF THE MAIL SHIP ON ADHESIVE STAMPS, WITH REFERENCE TO THE MARITIME POSTAL HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES.

THE PICTORIAL THEME OF THE MAIL SHIP ON ADHESIVE STAMPS, WITH REFERENCE TO THE MARITIME POSTAL HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES.

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Pinner, A.W. Robertson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008578

Condition: Very Good


Published by A.W. Robertson "Ranworth", St Lawrence Drive, Pinner, Middlesex. A complete set of 24 cards, each one "double" size - the upper portion being the postcard, the lower one the text information (see illustration of reverse side). The card of liner "France" has a creased corner, otherwise there are only very slight signs of wear. Comprises: Compagnie General Transatlantique. Liner "France". Compagnie General Transatlantique Liner "Normandie". H.M. Yacht "Britannia". Compagnie Sud Atlantic liner "Pasteur". Norddeutscher Lloyd L... View more info

Image for SHIPS AND SHIP MODELS - A magazine for all lovers of ships and the sea.  Volumes 1 - 6 (1931 - 1937).

SHIPS AND SHIP MODELS - A magazine for all lovers of ships and the sea. Volumes 1 - 6 (1931 - 1937).

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010008

Condition: Good


Volumes 1 - 6 (1931 - 1937). A good run of the 70 early issues, in various bindings, some with typed paper labels on the spine: Volume 1 - bound in standard blue cloth. Volume 2 - alternative blue cloth, uneven signatures, one hinge cracked, becoming loose. Volume 3 - all parts in original covers, loosely tied in to a loose-leaf binder. Volume 4 - similar. Volume 5 & 6 - in one volume, alternative cloth, loosely bound, uneven signatures, becoming weak (ends with Volume 6 part 70, June 1937). A good chance to obtain the scarce early issues of this informative magazine. View more info

Image for Gamage's Christmas Bazaar 1913, being a facsimile reprint of the 1913 Christmas catalogue of A.W. Gamage Ltd of Holborn, London, with some pages from the 1911 General Catalogue

Gamage's Christmas Bazaar 1913, being a facsimile reprint of the 1913 Christmas catalogue of A.W. Gamage Ltd of Holborn, London, with some pages from the 1911 General Catalogue

By: Adburgham, Alison (introduction)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1974

Seller ID: 013239

ISBN: 0715366084

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp (36), 472, top edge foxed and fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise a very good copy in a slightly faded dustwrapper. [Gamages began life in 1878 in a rented watch repair shop and, after quickly becoming a success amongst its customers, was established as a London institution. In time it was to grow large enough to take up most of the block on which it was situated. The store finally closed in 1972, but prior to that had been unusual in that its premises were away from the main Oxford Street shopping area, being on the edge of the City of London at Holborn Circu... View more info

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The History of Printed Scraps

By: Allen, Alistair & Hoverstadt, Joan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, New Cavendish Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011739

ISBN: 0904568946

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 174, very clean internally, paperback, covers showing only very slight signs of wear. View more info

Crested China - the History of Heraldic Souvenir Ware

By: Andrews, Sandy

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Horndean, Springwood Books: 1980

Seller ID: 004512

ISBN: 090385211X


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp 304, cloth very slightly worn and very slightly bowed, dustwrapper slightly worn and slightly frayed at top, signature and date on front endpaper. View more info

Image for Book Auction Records, Cumulative Index to Volumes 66 - 69

Book Auction Records, Cumulative Index to Volumes 66 - 69

By: Batho, D. (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Folkestone, Wm Dawson & Sons Ltd: 1977

Seller ID: 010073

ISBN: 0712908293

Condition: Good


Large quarto, pp iv, 1129, slightly worn internally, cloth a little worn and faded, slightly rubbed at the joints. Very heavy - extra postage may be needed. View more info

Image for General Index to Book Auction Records for the Years 1979-1984 (Volumes 77 - 81)

General Index to Book Auction Records for the Years 1979-1984 (Volumes 77 - 81)

By: Batho, D. (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Folkestone, Wm Dawson & Sons Ltd: 1985

Seller ID: 010074

ISBN: 0712910352

Condition: Good


Large quarto, pp viii, 1008, slightly worn internally, cloth faded. Very heavy - extra postage may be needed. View more info

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Tobacco Tins and Their Prices

By: Bergevin, Al

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Radnor, Pennsylvania, Wallace-Homestead Book Company: 1986

Seller ID: 010880

ISBN: 0870694642

Condition: Fair


Well illustrated in black and white, large 8vo, pp 232, a faint stain to the bottom edge of the last few pages, corners curled or slightly dog-eared, fore-edge faintly marked, paperback, covers slightly worn and curled at corners. View more info

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The Country Life Book of Book Collecting

By: Booth, Richard

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014518

ISBN: 0600313786

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 192, an extremely good clean copy, the dustwrapper is a little daded on the spine but otherwise very good. View more info

Catalogue of English Furniture & Woodwork Volume III - Late Stuart to Queen Anne. (Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Woodwork)

By: Brackett, Oliver

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Board of Education: 1927

Seller ID: 006207


Illustrated with black and white photographic plates, large 8vo, pp viii, 52, a little worn and age-toned internally, small pieces of sellotape and markes on the endpapers, hardback, cloth a little worn and marked. [Bedstead, chairs, settees stools and day-beds, tables, chests of drawers and cabinets, dressing-glasses and mirrors, boxes, clocks, frames, miscellaneous pieces, architectural details.] View more info

Image for Montserrat (British West Indies Study Circle Paper number 4)

Montserrat (British West Indies Study Circle Paper number 4)

By: Britnor, L.E.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: 1965

Seller ID: 008572

Condition: Very Good


Small quarto, pp iii + 95, illustrated, paperback, plastic ring binder with card covers. [SCARCE - printed in a very small edition.] View more info

18th Century Wedgwood - a guide for collectors and Connoisseurs

By: Buten, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Main Street Press: 1990

Seller ID: 005080

ISBN: 0416005616

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 192, signature on half-title, otherwise a very good copy in slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Tradition of Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century : Catalogue of an Exhibition, 1979-1980

The Tradition of Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century : Catalogue of an Exhibition, 1979-1980

By: Callery, Bernadette G. & Mosimann, Elizabeth A. (eds)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009995

ISBN: 0913196282

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, tall slim quarto, pp 129, very clean internally, cloth-backed boards very slightly bumped, spine very slightly marked, otherwise a very good copy. [The preface states "The Tradition of Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century" explores the tension that results from modern craftsmen working in a traditional craft. The twentieth century binder must always contend with traditions of binding structure, material and cover design, and this conflict is compounded when facing the re-binding of an older book. We have attempted to gather representative examples of what we see ... View more info

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Carter Bros. and Dad

By: Carter, Alan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Australian Antique Trader: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011305

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with cartoons, pp (4), 126, fore-edge slightly bruised, otherwise very clean internally, white cloth showing only very slight signs of use, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Am account of the secondhand and antiques business in Portobello Road and the West Country between 1950 and 1966.] View more info

Image for Stripped Bare, Photographs from the Collection of Thomas Koerfer. Paris, 9 Novembre 2017

Stripped Bare, Photographs from the Collection of Thomas Koerfer. Paris, 9 Novembre 2017

By: Christie's

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Christie's: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014974

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, small quarto, pp 110, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly used, otherwise a very good copy. [Includes original photographs from Araki, Mapplethorpe, Cindy Sherman, Warhol, Mollino etc.] View more info

Detective Fiction - the collector's Guide

By: Cooper, John & Pike, B.A.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Scolar Press: 1994

Seller ID: 006017

ISBN: 0859679918


Second edition. Illustrated, small quarto, pp x, 341, a good copy in a a dustwrapper which is a little creased and wrinkled along the top edge. [The standard work] View more info

Image for Bristol and West-Country Pewterers, with illustrations of their marks

Bristol and West-Country Pewterers, with illustrations of their marks

By: Cotterell, Howard H.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Bristol Museum and Art Gallery: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009840

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with 4 photographic plates, and many small text figures of marks, large slim quarto, pp (4), 36, paperback, yapp edges, very slightly worn, but a much better than average copy of this scarce work. View more info

Image for A Guide to the Mediaeval Antiquities and Objects of Later Date in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities (British Museum)

A Guide to the Mediaeval Antiquities and Objects of Later Date in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities (British Museum)

By: Dalton, O.M.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Printed by Order of the Trustees: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009982

Condition: Very Good


17 plates and 217 text illustrations, pp xii, 322, very slightly worn internally, neat contemporary signature and date crossed out on front endpaper, printed boards, slightly worn, spine slightly creased. View more info

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Clay Pipes

By: Fletcher, Edward

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Southampton, Southern Collectors Publications: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013321

ISBN: 0905438094

Condition: Good


Slim small octavo, illustrated, pp 27, paperback, an ex-library copy, a withdrawn label on the front endpaper, an adhesion mark a stamp and number on the title page, traces of label removal from rear endpaper, a shelf number and initial on the upper cover, the covers have been laminated, slightly worn but still quite a good copy. SCARCE [Postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for The Bobbed Wire Bible  VII - an illustrated guide to identification and classification of barbed wire

The Bobbed Wire Bible VII - an illustrated guide to identification and classification of barbed wire

By: Glover, Jack

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Sunset, Texas, Cow Puddle Press: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013208

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, small octavo, not pagonated (c.300 pp ?), very clean internally, paperback, covers a little foxed and rubbed. [Apparently signed on the dedication page - "Old Onery - Jack Glover" - I am uncertain whether this is an actual signature, or whether it is printed on the page, it is certainly in a slightly different ink colour.] View more info