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The Age of Neo-Classicism 1972

By: N/A

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Arts Council of Great Britain: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003321

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No marks or inscriptions. Nice and clean internally and externally. The Fourteenth Exhibition of the Council of Europe. The Royal Academy and The Victoria & Albert Museum London 9th September - 19th November 1972. Illustrated in colour. 1037 pages. Complete with index. Useful reference. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Italian Art - An Illustrated Souvenir of the Exhibition of Italian Art at Burlington House London

By: N/A

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Clowes: 1930

Seller ID: 002638

Condition: Very Good+


No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Hardback. An Illustrated Souvenir of the Exhibition of Italian Art at Burlington House London. 121 pages of monochrome illustrations. Complete with index. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Meubels in Nederland 1840-1900. I/II

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Lochem, De Tijdstroom: 1979

Seller ID: 003198

Condition: Very Good+


First editions. Original Wraps. No marks or inscriptions. 2 volumes. Nice and clean internally and externally. Text in Dutch. Extensively illustrated. Furniture catalogue. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Antique Weapons - For Pleasure and Investment

By: Akehurst, Richard

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, John Gifford: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003514

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Neat gift inscription. Richly illustrated book containing 24 colour plates and 104 b/w photographs. Particular emphasis has been given to weapons that are still available and within the reach, in varying degrees, of most collectors pockets. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Art Treasures of Great Britain

By: C H Collins Baker

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003360

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine cracked. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Cloth rubbed and very slight tear on rear. Nice and clean internally. Edited by C H Collins Baker. Extensively illustrated with many full page photogravures, half-tones & colour reproductions. Contents include Rembrandt * Gainsborough * Whistler * Holbein * Millais * Crome * Michelangelo * da Vinci * Steer * Turner and many others inc porcelain & ivory etc. First edition means first edition,... View more info

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Collecting for Tomorrow BOXES

By: Cole, Brian

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Pitman: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003489

ISBN: 027300235X

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Neat gift inscription with small owners bookplate. For the collector, boxes are the most fascinating and unexpectedly varied fields of interest. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Dictionary of Country Furniture

By: Filbee, Marjorie

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, The Connoisseur: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003487

ISBN: 0900305177

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Neat gift inscription. For anyone who is drawn to collecting the well-made, humbler furniture of our ancestors, Dictionary of Country Furniture is the ideal book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Antique or Fake? The Making of Old Furniture

By: Hayward, Charles

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Evans: 1973

Seller ID: 003475

ISBN: 0237351889

Condition: Very Good


Neat gift inscription. Clipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. In this mechanical age more and more people find peasure in acquiring furniture made largely by hand a hundred years or more ago. Of course, all buyers hope their choice will prove to be a wise investment, but how can they learn to recognize the genuine article? Scarce book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Cottage Antiques

By: Hughes, Therle

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003550

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with wear to extremities. To many of us a cottage suggests home at its most delightful, buts its character must depend upon a wise choice of comparitively few and simple furnishings. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Memoirs of Early Painters

By: Jameson, Mrs.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1868

Seller ID: 001425

Condition: Good++


Neat ownership inscription dated 1869. Owner bookplate. Slight fraying to spine. Illustrated. Gilt lettering to spine. A new edition, with portraits. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Christies Auction Catalog 1890 - Catalogue of the renowned collection of OBJECTS OF ART and Decoration of Mr. Edward Joseph.

By: Joseph, Edward

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Christie, Manson and Woods: 1890

Seller ID: 003543

Condition: Good


Uncut edges. Original boards. Loss to spine. Catalogue of the renowned collection of OBJECTS OF ART and Decoration of Mr. Edward Joseph. Including: Old English, French, Italian, and German Sliver Plate * Old French Bijouterie and Small Objects of Art * Snuffboxes * Dresden Porcelain * Old French Furniture and Decorative Objects with 34 plates. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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BERGENSKE EMPIREMOBLER

By: Lexow, J.H

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Norway, Griegs: 1948

Seller ID: 003135

Condition: Very Good


One page loose. No marks or inscriptions. Interesting survey of Empire furniture in Bergen, Norway. 72 pp of text in Norwegian and 48 b/w plates. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Oxford Companion to the Decorative Arts

By: Osborne, Harold

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003282

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Edited by Harold Osborne. Illustrated. An authoritative guide to those arts whose products, though made for a purpose, are chiefly valued for their craftsmanship and beauty. Selective bibliography of just under 1,000 titles at the end of the book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Collecting Antique Metalware

By: Perry, Evan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1979

Seller ID: 003480

ISBN: 0600317838

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Extensively illustrated. From Bronze Age axe heads to Victorian toys, prehistoric saftey pins to 19th century horsebrasses, for beginner and veteran. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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How Do You Know It's Old? A Practical Handbook on the Detection of Fakes

By: Peterson, Harold

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003481

ISBN: 0047490101

Condition: Very Good


Clipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Neat ownership inscription with small owners bookplate. Reveals the true age of work in wood, metals, ceramics, scrimshaw, horn and stone. The collector armed with this book should be able to keep away from both fakes and reproductions. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Maler Und Modell

By: Picasso

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Germany, Reclam-Verlag: 1956

Seller ID: 002580

Condition: Very Good


No marks or inscriptions. Text in German. Illustrated. 32 pages. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Antiques

By: Plantagenet Somerset Fry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002591

Condition: Good++


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Slight water damage to rear of book, not affecting text. No marks or inscriptions. Lamintated boards. There are chapters on furniture, ceramics, glass, silver, metalwork, clocks and watches, prints, maps, instruments - such as barometers and nautical instruments - papier mache, jewellery, treen, musical instruments and misc collectibles. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless... View more info

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Architecture in England

By: Summerson, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002496

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Original wraps. No marks or inscriptions. Illustrated. Published for the British Council. Contents include Great Architects * Before 1939 - and after 1945 * The Englishmans House * The Architect in English LIfe and Conclusion. Nice and clean internally and externally. Scarce book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Country Funiture

By: Toller, Jane

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David and Charles: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003549

ISBN: 0715360299

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Neat gift inscription. Jane Toller's Book, with its many photographs and line illustrations, will help collectors to know what to look for and how to evaluate their finds. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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ANECDOTES OF PAINTING IN ENGLAND 3 Vols

By: Walpole, Horace

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein: 1888

Seller ID: 003148

Condition: Good++


No marks or inscriptions. Corners bumped and boards scuffed. Top edge gilt. Gilt lettering to spines. Anecdotes of Painting in England with some account of the principal artists. By Horace Walpole. With additions by the Rev. James Dallaway, and Vertue's catalogue of engravers who have been born or have resided in England. A new edition revised, with additional notes by Ralph N Wornum. In 3 volumes. Illustrated with plates and engravings. Binding tight. Nice and clean int... View more info