Ariel Books: Antiques
found: 9 books

 
BAYLISS, T J (CURATOR)
An Introduction to Asian Ceramics (with marks)
Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland War Memorial Museum. 1970, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Stapled card wraps, 24 pages with photos in colour and b/w, pottery marks shown at rear. Nice copy. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15664
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1080]

 
COLLINS, R J G
The 2s Pictorial of 1935-1942 : a Detailed Study of Plate 1
Christchurch, New Zealand, Verne, Collins & Co. 1951, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The most interesting postage stamp of New Zealand. A detailed study of plate 1 which shows Captain James Cook landed at Poverty Bay on 8 October 1769, during his first voyage in the Pacific. The examinations reveals the flaws in the first printing to enable to identify to rare first printing of the 2s for philately. CONDITION Card wraps, 52 pages with illus. Toned and a little handled to covers, clean internally. Good.
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Book number: 15487
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 32 | £UK 28.75 | JP¥ 3888]

 
DAVENPORT, CYRIL
Cameos
London, United Kingdom, Seeley & Co. 1900, First Edition. Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Burgundy cloth bds with embossed decoration and bright Gilt title (fresh with sl frayed spine foot, top front cnr bruised, scratch to rear bds) coloured frontis with clean tissue guard, pp viii 66 with 8 full colour illustrations and 20 monochrome ones. A nice tight copy not inscribed or foxed. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10624
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 51.75 | JP¥ 7020]
Keywords: Cameo Collecting Jewellery Rare Scarce

 
FENNICK, JANINE
Collectible Barbie Doll: An Illustrated Guide to Her Dreamy World
London, United Kingdom, Apple. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 1850766762) Hard Cover with dust jacket, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. "This is a guide to the doll world's amazing phenomenon - Barbie. Since her birth in 1959, she has successfully changed with the times and kept up with the latest fashions. This book follows her transformation, from her origins as "stock #850" to the latest Barbie dolls and her rebirth as an artist's icon. It also sets Barbie off against changes in society and shows how her character has altered to keep pace with these changes. Collector's tips are also included, alongside Barbie convention details and price information. Barbie's wardrobe, accessories and make-up are explored, and Barbie's "boyfriend" Ken is also featured." CONDITION Pink bds, 144 pages lavishly illus with colour photos. Large format the covers are mostly very good with the odd small mark and some edge wear, the DJ has been handled by a child and has large tears and loss. Overweight. Good/Poor.
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Book number: 14367
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1296]
Keywords: 1850766762

 
HAYDEN, ARTHUR
Chats on Old Silver : A Practical Handbook for Collectors
London, United Kingdom, Ernest Benn. 1949, 2nd Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Revised. Blue bds with Gilt title (fresh and unworn) pp 306 with numerous photo illus includes lists of marks. Tight with bright interior (appears unread, sl foxed to eps) Original Blue DJ has paste on illus to front and light atmospheric toning. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 10590
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 16 | JP¥ 2160]
Keywords: Antiques Collectables

 
HUMPHRIES, H NOEL
The Coin Collector's Manual, or Guide to the Numismatic Student in the Formation of a Cabinet of Coins : 2 Volumes
London, H G Bohn. 1853, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Henry Noel Humphreys (1810-1879),[1] was a British illustrator, naturalist, entomologist, and numismatist. Humphreys, who studied medieval manuscripts in Italy as a young man, became an accomplished scholar in numerous subjects. In addition to his entomological texts, Humphreys wrote works on ancient Greek and Roman coins, archaeology, and the art of writing and printing. CONDITION Vol 1 xxiv 352, Vol 2 pp 353 - 726. Red blind embossed cloth, damged to spine ends, back strip lifting to vol 2, tips worn. 65 wood block illus internally, calls for 10 steel engraved plates but only one present which has come unglued but inserted, bright and clean intenally. both copies have subscription library label to front paste down and name to title pages. Overall pretty good copies for age. OVERWEIGHT. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14768
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.75 | £UK 59.75 | JP¥ 8101]
Keywords: Numismatics

 
JOHNS, FRED
Strike A Light. Wax Vesta Tins & Matchboxes bought into or sold in New Zealand 1840-1993
New Zealand, Self Published. 1998, First Edition. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Collectors reference with history of New Zealand produced brands and imported brands sold here etc, covers illustrated for identification. CONDITION Black bds casebound, 303 pages. Copy is crisp and unworn. Overweight. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15740
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.75 | £UK 59.75 | JP¥ 8101]

 
DEPARTMENT OF TEXTILES
Brief Guide to the Persian Woven Fabrics
London, United Kingdom, Victoria & Albert Museum. 1928, 2nd Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green light card, pp 20 plus pp 16 of b/w photo illus plates. Tight unworn and unread copy with only name to first blank o/w as new. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 10306
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.75 | JP¥ 1728]
Keywords: Woven Fabrics Textiles Iranian Persian

 
WENHAM, EDWARD
Old Furniture for Modern Rooms : From the Restoration to the Regency
London, United Kingdom, G Bell & Sons. 1948, 2nd Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Holloway, Edgar. Green cloth with crisp Silver title, pp x 202 with photo's and line illus. Excellent copy bright and fresh as new, small name to front pastedown obscured by DJ flap. Original DJ has one short tear top front, sl damp stain to spine foot not effecting book cloth, o/w very mild wear. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 10383
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.75 | JP¥ 1728]
Keywords: Holloway, Edgar

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