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ARMS AND ARMOUR OF OLD JAPAN

By: Robinson, B.W.

Price: $14.63

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationary Office: 1951

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008650

Condition: Good +


18 + (26), b/white halftone plate section (26 pages). Booklet clean and square. Spine firm. Art-illustrated limp wrapper lightly soiled and bumped. Minor flecks on title page, and mild foredge corner bumps, else textblock good. First published in October 1951, this illustrated booklet No. 6 displays the significant collection of old-world Japanese arms (swords, blades and dirks) and armoury (iron guards, sword-furniture, helmets, various weapons and accoutrements . . . )... View more info

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STAR WARS : From Concept to Screen to Collectible

By: Sansweet, Stephen J.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Chronicle Books: 1992

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 010059

ISBN: 0811800962

Condition: Very Good +


131pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. " . . . takes readers behind the scenes and features over 150 full-color images - many never before published - of collectible items, movie stills and prop sketches from the archives of Lucasfilm and Kenner toys. The lively text provides a complete overview of this extravaganza, including recent interviews with ... View more info

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FUN LINENS AND HANDKERCHIEFS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

By: Scofield, Elizabeth

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, U.S.A., Schiffer Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition, 4th Impression

Seller ID: 013331

ISBN: 0764315994

Condition: Very Good +


160pp., beautiful colour-plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly faded and bumped. Photographic, colour-illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped and edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. Shown throughout in outstanding colour photographs, these whimsical household linens - tablecloths, napkins, runners, placemats, doilies, bedspreads, pillowcases, curtains, aprons and handkerchiefs are mostly from the 'fun linen' period after World War II... View more info

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LEITFADEN FUR DIE UHRMACHERLEHRE. Handbuch Fur Lehrmeister Und Lehrbuch Fur Lehrlinge

By: Sievert, Hermann

Price: $88.35

Publisher: Berlin, Verlag Der Deutschen Uhrmacher-Zeitung. Deutsche Verlagswerke Strauss, Vetter & Co.: 1931

Seller ID: 002266

Condition: Good+


viii, + 399pp. German language text. B/w illustrations throughout, plus 8 page advertising section and 5 undamaged fold-out diagrams at rear. Book square. lightly shaken. Minor damage to foredge of decorated cloth. Foxing on backstrip. Leaves clean; mildly tanned with minor specks. Forward by M. Loeske. Numerous chapters. NOTE: Text entirely in German. Book weight approx. 700g. View more info

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FABERGE

By: Solodkoff, Alexander Von

Price: $23.75

Publisher: London, Pyramid Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011540

ISBN: 1871307163

Condition: Very Good


128pp., mostly colour, and b/white, illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. White title to front panel of very good black boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good. From the jacket flap: "Alexander von Solodkoff is an internationally known expert on Faberge and his book covers the whole range of Faberge's work; here are the hardstone carvings, the realistic flower studies, the silverware and the jewellery as wel... View more info

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THE OAK SALE AND BRITISH POTTERY AND PORCELAIN (Sotheby's)

By: Sotheby's

Price: $15.20

Publisher: West Sussex, England, Sotheby's: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010067

Condition: Very Good +


108pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Catalogue clean, Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. Lots 1-1233, estimated prices in UK pounds. Catalogue for Sotheby's auction held 15 and 16 September, 1998. Includes: Textiles, Treen, Works of Art, Oak and Country Furniture, Pewter, Brass and Metalwork; British Pottery and Porcelain. Catalogue weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will pos... View more info

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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DOROTHY HIRSHON (Sotheby's)

By: Sotheby's

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010068

Condition: Very Good +


148pp., colour plates throughout. Catalogue clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed. Catalogue for Sotheby's auction held on September 26, 1998. Estimated prices in US dollars. Contents include: Dorothy Hirshon and Her Houses: A Fond Personal Reminiscence, Session One: Lots 1-219; Session Two: Lots 220-493. Dorothy Hirshon passed away in January, 1998, aged 89. Catalogue weight approx. 520g. Size: 4to - over 9¾" -... View more info

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19th and 20th CENTURY FURNITURE AND DECORATIONS : Belle Epoque Series

By: Sotheby's

Price: $15.20

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Auctions: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010480

Condition: Very Good


Catalogue for Sotheby's London auction held on Friday, 3rd October, 1997. Colour photographic illustrations throughout. 311 lots, with estimated prices. Catalogue clean. Binding firm. Leaves clean and unmarked, small, soft corner crease to upper foredge. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. Item weight approx. 605g. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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THE SPORTING COLLECTOR

By: Stanley, Louis T

Price: $23.75

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009067

ISBN: 0720715458

Condition: Very Good +


170pp., intext b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine, like bumped on lower foredge corner of plain green boards. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn only. In the ever-growing world of sporting memorabilia, subject knowledge and expertise play an important role. Collectors of sporting items and artifacts should find this book particularly enli... View more info

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BOBBIN LACE IN PHOTOGRAPHS

By: Voysey, Cynthia

Price: $20.90

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010387

ISBN: 0713453311

Condition: Very Good


127pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated (detail of Honiton lace featuring musical instruments), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, mildly indented, negligibly edge-creased. "Having had a life-long interest in photography and for the last eighteen years in lace, it was natural Cynthia Voysey should wish to record those exquisite pie... View more info

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OLD FURNITURE FOR MODERN ROOMS : From the Restoration to the Regency

By: Wenham, Edward

Price: $20.90

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007284

Condition: Very Good


x, + 204pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plaes throughout, plus numerous intext sketch-art line drawings (artwork by Edgar Holloway). Book clean. Vivid silver title over lightly cocked and bumped spine. Original green cloth boards undamaged. A tiny, original seller's sticker on front pastedown, plus a former owner's name on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn and creased, with a significant c... View more info

SILVER: It's Intimate Association with the Daily Life Of Man

By: White, Benjamin

Price: $21.85

Publisher: London, Isaac Pitman:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000640

Condition: Good


No publication date, [1919]. xi, + 144pp., 16pp. advertisements at rear plus 2 at front. Half-tone illustrations throughout, including frontispiece. Intext line drawings, graphs, 2 fold-outs. Book square, corners have mild wear. Leaves uniformly tanned [fep's worse]. From the 'Pitman's Common Commodities and Industries Series', looking at man's use of silver in a variety of ways. Contents, in three parts, each sub-chaptered, include: Part 1; Production, Geological surrou... View more info